2 May by admin

1967 Ford F-100 – Project Speed Bump: Part 8

We’ve spent a lot of time building Project Speed Bump with show and go in mind, but to this point we haven’t done a whole lot of “whoa!” So with the bed off getting prepped for paint, we turned our focus to the braking system on the Crown Victoria front suspension we installed in Part […]
1 May by admin

First Look: Tesla Semi

When Elon Musk speaks the world listens. So it was no surprise that the Internet blogosphere went batty earlier this week when Musk announced that he’d finally be pulling the wraps off of his electric car division’s latest creation. Seriously, it seemed for a minute that every news site in existence was just hanging around […]
1 May by admin

Volvo Finanical Services named a Best Workplace in Canada

AURORA, Ont. — Volvo Financial Services (VFS) Canada has been named a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute. This latest recognition for VFS Canada follows its certification as a Great Place to Work  in July 2017. The company also was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance in […]
1 May by admin

2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 Budget Refresh

With new trucks selling in the neighborhood of $40,000-60,000 or higher, budget-conscious buyers are looking more often to the used market or holding on to their older trucks and freshening them up with more modern appointments and features. Well-maintained late-model trucks can easily go up to 300,000 miles or more with proper care and maintenance. […]
1 May by admin

Mercedes-Benz Reveals Interior of Redesigned 2019 G-Class

For the first time in its 40-year history, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (or Geländewagen, for you early adopters) is getting a complete redesign, and these interior teasers are the first fruits of the company’s labors. While it will retain its signature styling cues, the new G-Class will actually be larger in likely every dimension—benefitting rear passengers […]
1 May by admin

Drivers who speed more of a risk, according to SmartDrive data

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – New data on truck drivers who speed confirms they are a greater danger on the road than those who obey speed limits. Data collected by SmartDrive Systems, a video safety and transportation intelligence company, through its latest SmartIQ Speeding Drivers Snapshot for Truckers reveals that speeding drivers are 45% more likely […]
1 May by admin

After Thoughts: 1969 C10 Project Update

It’s been a while since we’ve brought our loyal readers an update on our long-term ’69 Chevy C10 project. Sometimes life happens, what can we say? But despite the lag time we have managed to make some progress on the beast. When we last left off, the BluePrint Engines 383 fired up, and there were […]
1 May by admin

2019 Jeep Wrangler JT “Scrambler”

Each of the Big Three automakers has revealed a new pickup in the last month, and it looks like Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jeep division wants in on the action. We’ve known about the existence of a pickup version of the Jeep Wrangler JL for awhile, but as these spyshots show, the midsize off-road pickup is […]
30 Apr by admin

Million Mile Tundra: The Tear Down

After spending a few months touring various Toyota facilities, the Million-Mile Tundra’s body, interior, and engine were recently torn down to examine just how well each individual piece held up during its life. The plan was to identify any defects and work with engineering to ensure they don’t arise in future products. Unfortunately, the plan […]
29 Apr by admin

2019 Toyota RAV4 for the New York International Auto Show

Toyota will reveal an all-new 2019 RAV4 at the 2018 New York International Auto Show this month, and the company released its first teaser image for the small SUV. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 looks like it’s getting a bolder, somewhat sleeker design than the current model. Key differences between the two start with a bluff […]