Stellantis recently held their Dealer Business Meeting 2023 in Las Vegas, but some non-disclosure agreements were clearly not honored, as details from the event have leaked. Those details paint a pretty vivid picture of the future of the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM brands in the U.S. Starting with RAM, it is being reported that a mid-sized truck was shown at the event … [Read more...] about Stellantis Dealer Business Meeting 2023
It's been a minute since RAM first announced it was working on an all-electric truck to rival the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T, but now we finally have something visual to work with. Behold the RAM 1500 Revolution BEV Concept, a caricature of the production model we will actually be seeing by the end of this year. It's massive, tech-focused, and features a few … [Read more...] about RAM Reveals 1500 Revolution BEV Concept at CES 2023
News Desk Volkswagen takes us back to the 70's with the production ID. Buzz. The day has come. Volkswagen has finally pulled the wraps off of the production ID. Buzz. Though the brand has produced various minivans and vans over the years, this is meant to be the truest reincarnation of the Microbus. Only details on the short wheelbase European model were divulged, but … [Read more...] about News Desk [March 9th, 2022]
Alfa Romeo reveals the 2023 Tonale, finally. The 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale...the first plug-in hybrid from Alfa Romeo. Two powertrain offerings will be available, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder making 256 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of torque, plus the PHEV with 30 miles of electric-only range. The subcompact Tonale crossover is front-wheel-drive based and will include its own … [Read more...] about News Desk [February 8th, 2022]
Aston Martin reveals the world's fastest production gasoline-powered SUV. The Aston Martin DBX, the brand's first SUV, debuted in 2019 with a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 producing 542 hp and 516 lb.-ft. of torque. 0-60 took 4.3 seconds and the base price sat comfortably around $190k. Today, there's a new DBX, the DBX707 packing the AMG 4.0-liter V-8 that powers the AMG GT … [Read more...] about News Desk [February 1st, 2022]
This week's news revolves around new trims that give you rugged looks and updates to venerable models that have been in the market for a while. Hyundai has announced the 2022 Santa Fe XRT. This is the rugged-looking trim based on the SEL trim equipped with the convenience package. You get 18-inch black alloy wheels, black side mirror covers and side moldings, side steps, a … [Read more...] about Weekly News in Review: August 1 to August 7
This week's news is highlighted by Stellantis doubling down on electrification. The company, which owns 14 brands has announced a huge$35.5 billion investment in electrified mobility. This will result in the development of four new platforms specifically for EVs: STLA Small, STLA Medium, STLA Large, and STLA Frame. The former two are good for up to 300 and 440 miles … [Read more...] about Weekly News in Review: July 4 to July 10
With so many strong entries in the full-size truck segment, it's hard to pick out which one is best. However, the 2021 Ram 1500 stands out because of its ability to blend the capabilities you expect out of a truck with the civility of the average unibody crossover. You get the tough looks but depending on the trim you choose, you also get a different character out of the truck. … [Read more...] about 2021 Ram 1500 Review: It’s on Alex’s Shopping List?!
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 will give you a whole plethora of options. This … [Read more...] about Buyer’s Guide: Did Alex Buy a Truck or an SUV?
FCA’s new UConnect 5 interface is the latest iteration of the automaker’s infotainment system. This unit has garnered praise for its user-friendliness and simplicity. This iteration will show up first in a handful of vehicles including the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and the not-for-U.S. consumption Fiat 500 EV sporting massive displays measuring at least 10.1 inches. Some versions, … [Read more...] about Uconnect 5 – The Newest Infotainment System for Jeep, Dodge, RAM, Chrysler and Fiat