Toyota Issues Statement regarding Ongoing Collaboration with Ford & Reaffirms its Commitment to Hybrids

Toyota and Ford have completed their feasibility study for collaboration on the development of a new hybrid system for light trucks and SUVs, which was first announced in August of 2011.  As a result, we have agreed to develop hybrid systems individually.  Toyota and Ford continue to evaluate the feasibility of working together on next-generation […]

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New Technology for Ford Police Interceptor Uses Radar, Backup Camera to Alert, Protect Law Enforcement Officers

Surveillance mode technology for Ford Police Interceptor introduced to warn and help protect law enforcement officers from unexpected approaches to their vehicle from the rear Using existing driver-assist technologies to detect a person approaching Ford Police Interceptor from behind, the system automatically sounds a chime, rolls up the driver’s side window and locks all doors […]

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2014 Chevrolet Impala Receives Five-Star Safety Score

DETROIT – The 2014 Chevrolet Impala has received the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. “Safety is a key consideration for all car buyers, and Impala sets a new benchmark for Chevrolet’s flagship sedan,” said Gay Kent, GM general director […]

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Ford Further Improving On-Road Hybrid Fuel Economy and Hiring for Future, as Electrified Vehicle Share Quadruples

Ford’s share of U.S. electrified vehicle market grows to nearly 16 percent during first half of 2013, a 12-point gain over the same period last year – supporting the company’s nearly 1-point increase in overall U.S. market share, the biggest gain of any full-line automaker Ford electrified vehicle sales help drive coastal growth, including the […]

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2014 S63 AMG 4MATIC

MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-AMG is unleashing the all-new 2014 S63 AMG 4MATIC. The most powerful high-performance sedan in the luxury segment sets new standards in terms of driving dynamics, lightweight construction and efficiency. The AMG 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine – the most powerful member of the M157 engine family, with an output of 577 hp […]

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2014 Kia Sorento SX LTD~ More For Your Money

     Dare I say it, that the name Kia is synonymous with vaulted Asian brands Toyota and Honda?  Why yes, yes I will.  As hard as I searched to find something that I did not like about this vehicle, I came up empty handed.  The Kia in one word is “Accomplished!”      Word on the street […]

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A Pleasant Surprise~ the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC

  The 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC is one sporty crossover.  The Outlander is a stylish, compact, seven passengers SUV.  Available in three trim levels:  ES, SE and GT, the Outlander GT S-AWC that I drove has 230-hp 3.0-liter V6 and though it has manual sportronic paddle shifter capability, helping to accelerate on hills, I […]

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World's First EcoBoost-Powered Sport Truck~the 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

SOURCE:  FORD MOTOR COMPANY    “The new Tremor gives F-150 customers yet another option to drive a highly capable, distinctive performance truck with features typically found only in the aftermarket,” said Brian Bell, F-150 product marketing manager. “Plus, the Built Ford Tough EcoBoost engine is available for the first time in a short-wheelbase F-150.” F-150 […]

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Coming soon for Drag Racing fans~Snake & Mongoose Film

September 6th the movie ‘SNAKE & MONGOO$E’ will open in theaters nationwide.  This will be the first drag racing film in 30 years!  Notorious for their rivalries in sports history, Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen will have their stories and accomplishments unfold onscreen.  “The film will premiere in 20+ major markets […]

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Super Charged Shelby Ford Raptor

  What is rugged, supercharged, rumbles and roars and reaches zero to sixty in 5 seconds?  You guess it, the Shelby Ford Raptor.  Though I am a Texan, I would by no means consider myself a “truck girl,” but it was a thrill to test drive this truck last week!  What girl doesn’t love a […]

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