Tag: street smarts

Though not perfect, Cadillac’s Super Cruise ‘hands free’ semi-autonomous system works as intended

Two years doesn’t seem like a long time. However, in that period since Cadillac was forced to push back the release of its Super Cruise system, the automotive market has been flooded with driver assistance features and semi-autonomous systems that have all but made the hype around it dwindle. Even […]

Buying American: How to choose a car, truck, or SUV that is ‘Made in America’

During the weekend prior to America’s celebration of 241 years of independence, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) will hold a race at Daytona International Speedway. Contestants will drive vehicles that are styled to resemble the Chevrolet SS, Ford Fusion, and Toyota Camry, and after racing ‘em […]

Storms ravaged the south, and now prices of used cars are on the rise as supply tightens

If you’re looking for a used car, you may want to wait a month or two. That’s because used vehicle prices are increasing, along with demand, as the availability of cars shrinks. According to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, wholesale automotive prices jumped almost 3 percent month-over-month in September, […]

The 2018 Kia Stinger impresses with these 8 strengths…but it also comes with a notable flaw

Not so long ago, luxury cars were defined primarily by the features they offered. During this era, coddling amenities such as ventilated seats and heated steering wheels were available only in premium models. Luxury brands led the way in safety, as well, and for many years, they were pretty much […]

The 2018 Honda Accord comes with 8 great traits… but there’s also a significant flaw to consider

Midsize sedans used to be a no-brainer for families seeking capable transportation. These days, crossovers have stolen some of their thunder, but there are still plenty of good reasons for investing in a talented family sedan. For decades, the Honda Accord has been a top seller among midsize four-doors. Historically, […]

At the Lexus Performance Tour and Track events, you’ll enjoy hands-on driving experience with the company’s F and F Sport models

In the world of performance vehicles, certain marques are well-known for their prowess. If you bring up the letter “M,” it’s hard not to dive into a discussion about the race-car heritage found in BMW’s E30 M3, the roaring V8 found in the early-2000’s M5, or even the on-rails handling […]