Posts by: Jane Cox

The 2019 Cadillac XT4: Practically Perfect in Every Way

When it came to designing the 2019 Cadillac XT4, the carmaker confirmed that it hired the youngest team ever used at General Motors. This decision paid off since the compact SUV’s styling is noticeable and fresh. Competing with the likes of the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the XT4 stands its ground. Cadillac’s youthful design team developed a new chassis for the XT4, and it comes

Maven: The Expansion of the Car-sharing Market

The Maven brand by General Motors Co. is planning to expand to be more than just an automotive manufacturer of certain vehicles. Vice president Julia Steyn made a statement to Automotive News that she expects to be able to put a shared UFO on the Maven platform at some point in the future. Maven is a car-sharing service that began in January 2016. The service was announced following GM’s acq

The 2019 Nissan Rogue: A Little Piece of Heaven

Comfortable, capable and just the right amount of sporty, the 2019 Nissan Rogue has been the car company’s best-selling model for several years. While the competition is stiff in the mid-size SUV vehicle class, the Rogue continues to stand out with its roomy interior, comfortable pricing, and an available hybrid powertrain. For 2019, Nissan added standard automatic emergency braking, a rear

The BMW X7: It's a Big One

BMW finally decided to enter the full-size SUV market with the new X7. Like other full-size vehicles, this one features three rows of seats and plenty of cargo room. It also comes with the quality and fine design that people expect from the car maker. In building the X7, the car manufacturer decided to use the same platform as it did for the X5, but the X7’s platform is more stretched out. T

South Korean Automakers Set to Increase Crossover Production

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have recently begun responding to the increased demand for utility vehicles in an attempt to gain traction on what appears to be shaping up as the next truck frontier. After years of lagging behind, both Kia and Hyundai will be offering complete crossover lineups ranging from subcompacts to full-size family vehicles. Both brands are known for their car produ

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is the carmaker’s midsize SUV, and it’s one that is sure to attract car buyers. The vehicle has a catchy grille and a sporty exterior. It features LED headlamps, stylish front fenders, and a sleek hood. Lincoln paid attention to the rear end by designing this section of the SUV with a lower bumper and good-looking rear lighting. It features turbine-style wheel

Will New Generations Want to Buy Collectible Cars?

Through the succession of generations, there are significant differences that makes one generation different from the next. Many of these generational differences have to do with changes in society, changes in interest, abandonment of older traditional values, and a relatively newer one – the advancement of technology. Often, the current generation is blamed for the imminent collapse of ever

Can Robot Cars Perform as Effectively as Humans?

The craze surrounding robotic cars is ramping up. However, they are not yet as safe or effective as human drivers. Driver-less vehicles undergoing testing on public roads are aggravatingly slow, over-the-top cautions and likely to stop completely if anything unrecognized appears within its radar. Although the manufacturers are aware of this problem, there is not much that can be done at this point

Tesla Shares Increase, Profits Possible

Tesla has finally turned a corner after a period of sluggish production followed by controversy surrounding the CEO, with shares bumping up to 13 percent as of October 23, 2018. Elon Musk prompted a wave of positivity by rescheduling the release of the profit and positive cash flow results with just two days’ notice, allowing Wall Street ample time to drool over the contents. The CEO says th

Media Leaks Cause Tesla to Draft Confidentiality Agreement

The National Labor Relations Board is challenging a Tesla Inc. confidentiality document that was drafted in response to leakage of internal information to news sources back in 2016. According to Johnathan Chang, legal vice president for Tesla, “we…had this bubbling up of many leaks.” Chang was asked by Tesla’s general counsel to create a confidentiality acknowledgment docu