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Toyota Retains Its Crown as the World’s Top-Selling Automaker

Toyota’s Triumph 2015 marked the fourth straight year that Toyota reached the top spot as the world’s best-selling automaker. With 10.151 million vehicles sold in 2015, Toyota beat its own calculation of selling10.098 millions vehicles. Despite a 0.8 percent drop in total sales, Toyota managed to stay at the top through sales for its main brand, and nearly 800,000 sales for Japanese subsidies Daihatsu and Hino. With improvements from redesigned … Continue reading

“License and registration, please.”

“But, Officer, I wasn’t driving. My car was.” That might seem like an outlandish exchange, but with driverless cars becoming a reality, it might not be impossible in the near future. Especially because of new legislation popping up in states around the US. Driving Without a License While public opinion is still up in the air about autonomous vehicles, as you can see in this recent article on The Right … Continue reading

Sunday’s Best Automotive Ads

We all know who won the game, but which automaker had the best commercial? According to USA Today, it’s Hyundai with their Sixth Sense spot: #7. Hyundai — Sixth Sense Hyundai was the only automotive company to land in the top 10 of USA Today’s annual Ad Meter survey, but Volkswagen, Chrysler, and Chevrolet nabbed 11th, 12th, and 13th place: #11. Volkswagen — 100,000 Miles/Wings #12.Chrysler — America’s Import #13. Chevrolet … Continue reading

A Trip to Detroit for NAIAS 2014

It’s a good thing I put winter tires on my Juke. Every year, my dad and I go to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. So this past weekend I drove back to my hometown just north of Detroit. And as you’ve surely heard by now, the roads are a mess in the Midwest lately. But luckily I made it there and back in one piece, so I get … Continue reading

Would You Buy a Car with Bitcoins?

Or do you even know what bitcoins are? Long story short, a bitcoin is a digital currency. You purchase bitcoins with real money, and you get digital money in return to spend wherever bitcoins are accepted. Many people spend bitcoins online, but a number of brick-and-morter retailers are starting to accept them. This bitcoin business is new territory and has a lot of people confused, but that isn’t stopping some … Continue reading

Introducing the 261 MPG Car

No mistake there. 261 mpg. And it’s not a concept car, either. The Volkswagen XL1 has a 261 miles-per-gallon rating and is a real car actually in production. Granted the original production consists of only 250 XL1s and won’t make its way across the Atlantic to the US, but the fact of the matter is that the XL1 is real. The Engine For the XL1, VW started with a plug-in … Continue reading