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January 2014 Blog Posts

  • Super Auto Commercials for the "Big Game"

    VW "Wings"

    The "Big Game" is this weekend and regardless of how you feel about Seattle or Denver one thing a lot of people will be looking out for is the commercials. Auto manufacturers are well aware of this and past years have seen some epiccar commercials. This year will be no exception with some highly anticipated ads for new cars. And just in case you are busy getting snacks and miss one or you just want to watch the commercials ahead of time, most of the spots are already available on Youtube.

    Here are some of the most anticipated car commercials produced specifically for the super audience this weekend's football "bowl" game broadcast generates.

    Chevy "Romance" - Silverado HD

  • GM Wins North American Car and Truck of the Year at Detroit Auto Show

    2014 Chevy Silverado and Corvette - Car and Truck of the Year

    The Detroit Auto Show started last week and on opening night it was announced that GM had won a rare sweep of the North American Car and Truck of the year awards for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray<

  • New Auto Debuts at Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS)

    2015 Ford F-150 Aluminum Body

    Even though we’re only in the third week of 2014, Auto manufacturers are busy ramping up for production of 2015 model vehicles. This week’s North American International Auto Show, also known as the Detroit Auto Show, kicks off 2014 with a slew of new car debuts for 2015 model year vehicles.

    Here are a few of the highlights:

    2015 Ford F-150 – For 2015 Ford replaced most of the steel in the body of best-selling F-150 with military grade aluminum. In doing so they reduced the overall weight by nearly 700 pounds, allowing for downsized engines. According to COO Mark Fields this redesign makes the 2015 F-150 "CAFE-positive", meaning the truck will help Ford meet CAFE standards instead of lowering the average fuel economy of its lineup.

  • Automotive Technology to Watch For from CES

    Samsung Galaxy Gear BMW app

    Automotive technology is constantly advancing and there are more enhancements than ever coming to your next vehicle. Nowhere is this more evident than in the number of automotive features exhibited at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week.

    Here are 5 new technology features to look for in new cars:

  • 5 Tips for Better Gas Mileage This Year

    2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

    We’ve just entered a new year and a lot of people are just getting started with their New Year’s resolutions (or they’ve already given up). If one of your resolutions is to reduce expenses and save money you might want to take a look at these 5 tips to get better gas mileage.

    Change Your Route – If it’s possible you should try to avoid hills, frequent lane changes, idling, and of course traffic. Sometimes a longer route can save gas by avoiding these fuel zappers.

    Check Your Tires – Improperly inflated tires can lower gas mileage by 0.3% for every 1 psi drop in pressure of all four tires. Fuel economy can be improved by up to 3.3% just by adding air.