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Volkswagen Grabs Top JD Power APEAL Honors

The 2016 J.D. Power Automotive Performance Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study has brought good news for an automaker that needs some: Volkswagen Group, which includes not just the Volkswagen division itself but also Porsche and Audi, captured the top spots for both premium and non-premium brands in this year’s survey. Porsche led the industry for … Continue reading Volkswagen Grabs Top JD Power APEAL Honors

Sync 3 Available On All 2017 Ford Models

This week, the Ford Motor Company announced multiple technology changes for the 2017 model year, and these improvements will certainly please Ford shoppers. The key update involves the full rollout of the company’s much anticipated Sync 3 voice-activated communications and entertainment system along with popular smartphone integrations. For 2017, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility … Continue reading Sync 3 Available On All 2017 Ford Models

Preview: 2016 Concours d’Elegance of America

“Concours d’Elegance” is French for “competition of elegance,” and the term originated in a 17th-century practice that hasn’t changed much in more than 400 years: showing off your latest ride as you cruise the local city streets. Of course, in the 1600s, the scene involved French aristocrats parading their fanciest carriages through the parks of … Continue reading Preview: 2016 Concours d’Elegance of America

Coupe and Sedan: A Tale of Two Civics

Though compact cars were once thought of as basic transportation, the segment has evolved to include near-luxury vehicles with features and interior dimensions rivaling those of many midsize family sedans, and the all-new 2016 Honda Civic represents one of the best of the class. This fuel-efficient, attractive, comfortable and fun-to-drive economy car reimagines what is … Continue reading Coupe and Sedan: A Tale of Two Civics

Ford ‘Ole Yeller’ Mustang Aims to Set New Charity Auction Record

The modern-day muscle-car revival has been a great time for enthusiasts. After all, thanks to intense competition among the automakers, fans have seen the debut of instant classics like the Chevrolet Camaro SS, Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – all of which have set their share of performance benchmarks. But those aren’t … Continue reading Ford ‘Ole Yeller’ Mustang Aims to Set New Charity Auction Record

Ford Partners With Jose Cuervo to Recycle Agave

A car manufacturer and a tequila producer unite to repurpose agave remnants for use in motor vehicles. The Ford Motor Company and tequila maker Jose Cuervo have formed an unusual partnership. The two companies are exploring ways to take the remnants of the agave plant and transform them into components used in automobiles. Tequila, an … Continue reading Ford Partners With Jose Cuervo to Recycle Agave