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Week in Review: Top News from June 13 to June 19

This week’s news saw a lot of updates to popular models but most importantly we got more commitments to electrification from several OEMs. Leading the charge is Lincoln announcing that it will electrify its entire lineup by 2030. To coincide with its 100th anniversary, it will debut its first dedicated battery-electric model. In total, Lincoln is releasing four EVs on…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: A Three-Row Off-Roader?

It’s time to finally see how the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L drives and goes off-road. If you’re looking for a deep dive, check out the previous video and post. Now, let’s hit the road with Alex to see if this newest Jeep is truly one. On the road, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L’s road manners depend on which…

2022 Honda Civic First Drive: Still the Benchmark?

The last generation Honda Civic changed the game in the compact segment, quickly atoning for the missteps of the previous generation. Now, the eleventh generation 2022 Honda Civic has arrived aiming to build on the goodness of its predecessor with a little more maturity and refinement. Alex recently got some seat time in a range-topping Civic Touring sedan in Los…

Checking Out the Lexus Teammate Semi-Autonomous Driving Assist

A few weeks ago at Toyota’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, we got to check out the Lexus Teammate system. This is an SAE Level 2 semi-autonomous driving that will be initially available this fall on the 2022 Lexus LS 500h AWD. Eventually, all electrified Lexus and Toyota models will get the system. The Lexus Teammate system joins General…

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Week in Review: Top News from June 13 to June 19

This week’s news saw a lot of updates to popular models but most importantly we got more commitments to electrification from several OEMs. Leading the charge is Lincoln announcing that it will electrify its entire lineup by 2030. To coincide with its 100th anniversary, it will debut its first dedicated battery-electric model. In total, Lincoln is releasing four EVs on…

Week in Review: The Top News from June 6 to June 12

The highlights in this week’s news cycle are all about crossovers, crossovers, and more crossovers thanks to several updated or new generation models. We’ve also got some forbidden fruit, a new compact truck, and finally, some news regarding a legendary sports car from Japan. Kicking things off during this week’s news cycle is the 2023 Kia Sportage. The new generation…

Week in Review: May 30 to June 5

This week’s news was filled with lots of product reveals out of Toyota, BMW and Kia. Plus we finally get a second addition to the reborn compact pickup truck segment. Toyota unveiled a slew of new special edition models and updated 2022 vehicles. They include the new TRD Sport trim for the 2022 4Runner, a Trail Edition 4×4 for the…

Week in Review: The Top News from May 23 to May 29

This week’s news so a lot of EV and truck goods from Ford and some teasers and special edition variants from Toyota. We also got some juicy sports car rumors and pricing for a hotly anticipated crossover from Korea. The biggest news of the week is the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro. This is the commercial version of Ford’s upcoming…

Child Seat Reviews | Will It Baby?

Hyundai Palisade Child Seat Review

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2019/2020 Volkswagen Atlas | The Child Seat Champ

If you’re looking for a new 3-row vehicle and have kids in child seats, the Atlas should be at the top of your shopping list. At the moment, VW’s big CUV is the only one in America that will let you leave three child seats LATCHed into place in the 2nd row and tilt/slide it to easily access the third…

Tesla Model 3 Child Seat Test

Because you asked for it we tested the Model 3 and it come out with flying colors in our child seat test. Thanks to generous legroom and headroom figures you should even be able to put a rear facing child seat behind average adults up front. Join Today: bit.ly/2WdCEwW The Best Cars, Trucks & SUVs: https://youtu.be/riG7Cj-IekA Follow AoA on Facebook:…

Crossovers and SUVs | The Modern Family Haulers

Week in Review: Top News from June 13 to June 19

This week’s news saw a lot of updates to popular models but most importantly we got more commitments to electrification from several OEMs. Leading the charge is Lincoln announcing that it will electrify its entire lineup by 2030. To coincide with its 100th anniversary, it will debut its first dedicated battery-electric model. In total, Lincoln is releasing four EVs on…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: A Three-Row Off-Roader?

It’s time to finally see how the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L drives and goes off-road. If you’re looking for a deep dive, check out the previous video and post. Now, let’s hit the road with Alex to see if this newest Jeep is truly one. On the road, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L’s road manners depend on which…

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Introduction: The New Hauler

The day has come to say hello to the new 2021 Dodge Durango that’s replacing the 2018 model. After the lease finished, Alex went ahead and bought the older car outright and sold it to Carvana. We will have a video on the selling process later. So, what’s different between the two Durangos beyond the engine under the hood? Quite…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Deep Dive: A Real Three-Row Jeep?

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the brand’s first three-row SUV in a long time. Over a decade to be exact because the last Jeep with a third row was the old Commander, which was discontinued in the 2010 model year. This latest generation Grand Cherokee marks the return of a Jeep that can seat more than five people…

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: A Three-Row Off-Roader?

It’s time to finally see how the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L drives and goes off-road. If you’re looking for a deep dive, check out the previous video and post. Now, let’s hit the road with Alex to see if this newest Jeep is truly one. On the road, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L’s road manners depend on which…

2022 Honda Civic First Drive: Still the Benchmark?

The last generation Honda Civic changed the game in the compact segment, quickly atoning for the missteps of the previous generation. Now, the eleventh generation 2022 Honda Civic has arrived aiming to build on the goodness of its predecessor with a little more maturity and refinement. Alex recently got some seat time in a range-topping Civic Touring sedan in Los…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Deep Dive: A Real Three-Row Jeep?

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the brand’s first three-row SUV in a long time. Over a decade to be exact because the last Jeep with a third row was the old Commander, which was discontinued in the 2010 model year. This latest generation Grand Cherokee marks the return of a Jeep that can seat more than five people…

Week in Review: The Top News from June 6 to June 12

The highlights in this week’s news cycle are all about crossovers, crossovers, and more crossovers thanks to several updated or new generation models. We’ve also got some forbidden fruit, a new compact truck, and finally, some news regarding a legendary sports car from Japan. Kicking things off during this week’s news cycle is the 2023 Kia Sportage. The new generation…

Trucks And SUVs | The Rugged Options

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive: A Three-Row Off-Roader?

It’s time to finally see how the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L drives and goes off-road. If you’re looking for a deep dive, check out the previous video and post. Now, let’s hit the road with Alex to see if this newest Jeep is truly one. On the road, the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L’s road manners depend on which…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Deep Dive: A Real Three-Row Jeep?

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the brand’s first three-row SUV in a long time. Over a decade to be exact because the last Jeep with a third row was the old Commander, which was discontinued in the 2010 model year. This latest generation Grand Cherokee marks the return of a Jeep that can seat more than five people…

Week in Review: The Top News from May 23 to May 29

This week’s news so a lot of EV and truck goods from Ford and some teasers and special edition variants from Toyota. We also got some juicy sports car rumors and pricing for a hotly anticipated crossover from Korea. The biggest news of the week is the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro. This is the commercial version of Ford’s upcoming…

Week in Review: May 2 to May 8

This week’s news isn’t as action-packed as last week, but a couple of key items are worth noting. Polestar Polestar’s announced two new major updates to the Polestar 2’s infotainment system. The first is the addition of a digital key function, which allows you to use your smartphone as a key via an updated Polestar mobile app. It uses Bluetooth…

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Week in Review: Top News from June 13 to June 19

This week’s news saw a lot of updates to popular models but most importantly we got more commitments to electrification from several OEMs. Leading the charge is Lincoln announcing that it will electrify its entire lineup by 2030. To coincide with its 100th anniversary, it will debut its first dedicated battery-electric model. In total, Lincoln is releasing four EVs on…

Checking Out the Lexus Teammate Semi-Autonomous Driving Assist

A few weeks ago at Toyota’s North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, we got to check out the Lexus Teammate system. This is an SAE Level 2 semi-autonomous driving that will be initially available this fall on the 2022 Lexus LS 500h AWD. Eventually, all electrified Lexus and Toyota models will get the system. The Lexus Teammate system joins General…

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Deep Dive: A Real Three-Row Jeep?

The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is the brand’s first three-row SUV in a long time. Over a decade to be exact because the last Jeep with a third row was the old Commander, which was discontinued in the 2010 model year. This latest generation Grand Cherokee marks the return of a Jeep that can seat more than five people…

Week in Review: The Top News from June 6 to June 12

The highlights in this week’s news cycle are all about crossovers, crossovers, and more crossovers thanks to several updated or new generation models. We’ve also got some forbidden fruit, a new compact truck, and finally, some news regarding a legendary sports car from Japan. Kicking things off during this week’s news cycle is the 2023 Kia Sportage. The new generation…

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Buyer’s Guide: Did Alex Buy a Truck or an SUV?

It’s that time of the year and Alex has been tasked with the hard decision of figuring out the replacement for his current Dodge Durango. In this buyer’s guide video, we see how Alex makes his decision and whether he ends up with a truck or…another Durango. Buying a new vehicle is a hard process because just one segment alone…

The Truth About EVs And Solar

Can you go off-grid or solar-only and still drive an EV? Totally. However, it’s much harder than it looks. In this video, we’re going to take a look at exactly how to do just that while flexing Alex’s green credentials to prove that he’s not some crazy neanderthal. Buy Merch! http://aoamerch.com

2021 Toyota Sienna | Will It Bacon?

The Toyota Sienna’ has an optional 1,500-watt onboard inverter in the cargo area. So, we figured, why not try cooking something in the car? In this video we try nuking some frozen bacon strips in a microwave plugged into the outlet. Did the Sienna successfully bacon? Watch and find out. Buy Merch! http://aoamerch.com

Survey Says / There: I Fixed It

We’ve got the results for the first ever Alex on Autos survey. This one was all about our theme music, which was somewhat designed around WGBH Boston meets Disney. Check out the video to see what all of you said regarding the intro music. You’ll be surprised at the statistics… and the results of what they had to say…. Buy…