Trucks are big business representing high returns and stakes for the auto brands that build them. Yes, Ford, GM, and RAM have been making pickups for what seems like forever, so when the Japanese builders (Toyota and Nissan) entered the contest, hardcore enthusiasts and traditionalists were a bit skeptical. But Tundra did manage to chisel into that mountain of customers and create a loyal following. I'm not sure what happened to Nissan's Titan, but there has been no buzz there.
(Broadry) — Going camping has been one of the most popular vacation ideas in 2021 and many are continuing to look for that outdoor retreat this winter and well into 2022. There are plenty of beautiful RV resorts and campgrounds across the country that are suited...
Anglers who fish Piscataway Creek off the Potomac River are being warned to limit their consumption of what they catch after Maryland regulators discovered elevated levels of so-called “forever chemicals” in fish downstream of Joint Base Andrews, an air base in Prince George’s County.
Michael Weber shares the tale of how his sailboat got firmly stuck in the Mississippi River near the Chain of Rocks Bridge.
Hey, the folks over at Buick ain't no dummies. They can read the writing on the wall. And, in model year 2022, that plaster-scrawled scribble screams: "THE WORLD IS CRAZY FOR CROSSOVERS!"
Brad: Amazon has launched its Epic Deals as a way to get shoppers early deals before Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. With news of supply chain issues, slow shipping, and high prices looming like a dark cloud over our holiday shopping, I suggests...
On my way home from work recently, I saw this “Ghostbusters” ambulance and just had to go back to meet the car’s owner, Mike Harter, and get some basic info about his special ride.
You might want to add patience and flexibility to your Christmas shopping list this year. And have a Plan B in case things don’t pan out.
If twice is nice, then what is thrice? Before you ding me for bad grammar, thrice is a real world that means three times. So what’s all the obscure references to three all about?
(Broadry) — Amazon kicked off the holiday shopping season earlier than ever, unveiling Black Friday-worthy deals giving customers access to shop and save big starting right now. Each day offers exciting new deals on this year’s hottest gifts, seasonal décor and all your holiday needs....
Johnson, the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, was on hand Saturday when Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed opened the new Herzog Motorsports display and broke ground on a 90,000-square foot addition to the museum.
The pandemic has caused many to seek new methods of stress relief, and Janaha Anderson is no exception — but she is unique in that her chosen outlet ended up changing her life.
Nothing beats comfort food in the fall and winter. Macaroni and cheese is one of those all-American dishes that is appealing to almost everyone and made in many different ways.
This is a F.O.R.D. (found on road driving) story, but unlike many of these, I didn’t have to chase this one down because it was parked in the O’Reillys parking lot in Fairview Heights, Illinois.
Football season is here, and that means it’s time to start planning your college football tailgating fun! Honestly, college football tailgating can be fun no matter where you go. That said, visiting some of the top tailgating colleges in the country will make it even...
Is that vehicle worth that much? That’s what I get asked a lot, almost regardless of the price tag of any vehicle I drive. This week’s tester made a lot of those same people choke when they heard the Monroney sticker had almost six figures on it.
Designer handbags are a scammer’s best friend. Knockoffs are easy to produce and some are hard to spot. That’s why we only post for retailers that are authorized sellers of name-brand items and we always have our editors double checking each deal to make sure...
The museum plans to add more displays for NASCAR and off-road racing and grow its land speed, drag racing and custom show car displays. It also plans more interactive displays for youth and families.
The saying goes, you can’t please everyone. That certainly applies to auto manufacturers. Case in point, this week’s tester is the 2021 Lexus NX300h. This luxury compact SUV tries to accomplish a lot with such a small vehicle.
Nice neighbors, a gated community, well-lit streets -- you may think your neighborhood is a safe place, but that won’t stop porch pirates from stealing your treasures.
Now that you’ve done your best to squeeze out the last bit of summer in September, it’s finally time to admit October is here and embrace fall. That means colorful trees, cozy sweaters, pumpkin-this, pumpkin-that, and oh yeah – great deals! Read on to find...
Since it arrived for the 2019 model year, Subaru's Ascent has pretty much been an also-ran in the three-row midsize SUV segment. Through the first half of calendar-year 2021, it was outsold by the Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer, Chevy Traverse, Honda Pilot, Kia Telluride, Volkswagen Atlas and Hyundai Palisade, among others.
I happened into the local Auto Zone one morning recently to pick up a few necessities, and as I was leaving, a bright red, 1966 Chevy El Camino had pulled in next to my Camaro. I just had to give it the once over and as I was doing so, its owner, Kevin Slezinger, came out behind me. He was glad to tell me all about his ‘new’ car and I was glad to listen to his every word.
Wanna go for a R-I-D-E?” These magic words are enough to send most dogs into a tailspin of excitement. Whether you’re going to the local dog park or on a cross-country expedition, to your dog, a road trip means new sights, new smells, and new friends. But does it mean safe travels? You make sure you and your human family are snugly buckled in before you head out in your car, but is your pet secure?
Buying something for just a buck might seem too good to be true, but for the many dollar store deal-sniffers out there, it’s a fact of life. But shopping at a dollar store can be hit or miss. True, dollar stores hold a wealth of...
If you were asked to name the best-selling SUVs on the road today, would the Nissan Rogue spring to mind? But look around on America’s roads and you see a lot of these compact SUVs, and for good reason.
Fall is officially here, and that means all the feels of long sleeves and boots. Yet the cooler mornings and nights don’t exactly match up to warm afternoons, so sweaters aren’t necessarily a priority yet. Many women are opting for a throwback to 90s fashion with flannels.
Today’s automotive world is full of highly competitive vehicles trying to one up each other. In doing so, so many makes and models have lost their personality in trying to keep up with the Joneses, so to speak. The end result is a gelatinous mush of crossover and SUVs that all kind of look the same.
Rare is the pooch who doesn’t love a road trip. For most dogs, the best part of the trip is sticking their fuzzy heads out the window to feel the breeze and smell all the great scents. In spite of how great it feels, allowing your pup to put his head out the window while you’re driving is actually very dangerous, for a variety of reasons.
Your dog is family, so it's only natural to want to enjoy his company all the time, and take him along everywhere possible. However, the decision to travel with a pet - particularly on an extended road trip - is one that requires a good deal of consideration. There are several questions you should ask yourself before loading Rover up in the car, and all of them involve ensuring your pet's ultimate comfort and well-being.
When digging into the details of Macy’s earnings report, it is clear that much of their boost comes from the online world. When compared to this time last year, online sales are down six percent. At this time last year, all stores were closed. Therefore,...
Patio Furniture This is a staple end of summer bargain. If you love hanging out with guests outside or are looking for the perfect outside patio set this is the time to save big. Retailers will be trying to get rid of their summer outdoor...
The acronym PHEV is showing up more and more in the auto industry. It stands for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. It basically means that it’s more than just a standard hybrid but has an electric motor that can be plugged in to be recharged. This combination means it is both more fuel efficient and also more powerful.
By nature, dogs are social -- as are their people. Making new connections and fostering existing ones are essential to our well-being. Thankfully, connecting with fellow pet people is pretty easy through today’s various social media platforms.
For businesses, the way to the heart of many Americans just may be through their pets. With pet parenting on the rise, and people spending even more time, affection, and money on their pets, pleasing pet parents is a solid way for businesses to gain an edge. Pet parents love businesses who love their furry kids, and they’re willing to spend a little more and go a little further out of their way to show their appreciation. That means there are a number of different ways businesses can win with this large and growing demographic.
You don’t often hear about supercars. And you definitely don’t see supercars very often on the road. These are the cars you dream of owning or being able to afford one day when you’ve “made it.” Supercars are mostly left to the daydreamers – unless you’re an automotive writer.