The 2019 Buick Encore or 2019 Mazda CX-3? thumb

The 2019 Buick Encore or 2019 Mazda CX-3?

Trying to decide between the 2019 Buick Encore vs 2019 Mazda CX-3? Both the Encore and CX-3 are excellent vehicles in the subcompact SUV class. They are stylish, advanced, easy to maneuver and offer plenty of onboard technology. However, there are some major differences between these two SUVs. Each vehicle features varying standard features, performance […]

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Fathers Day, ’Death Wobbles’ and Tariffs Dodged

Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence here with all of your automotive news going into Fathers Day Weekend. But before we get to the individual headlines, a quick follow-up on last week’s threat of tariffs being placed on Mexican manufacturing – a story which all but moved forward mere minutes after we had posted the previous episode […]

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A In-Depth Look at the 2019 Cadillac XT5

  When it comes to luxury vehicles, Cadillac has been a continued staple within the industry. Their flagship SUV, the Cadillac Escalade, a household name. That said, the Escalade isn’t the only model in the Cadillac family lineup that deserves some thorough recognition. Introducing the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the sleek and stylish little brother to […]

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Good News! You Can Get a Car Loan With Bad Credit

  So, your credit has taken a hit. Or maybe, like a lot of us, it was never that great, to begin with. Perhaps you are just starting out, and you have little to no credit. That does not mean that you cannot get a car loan. There are options out there for bad credit […]

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Comparing the 2019 Ford Explorer vs 2019 Honda Pilot

  If you’re in the market for an affordable midsize SUV, the prices can be a bit overwhelming. This particular market segment offers lots of makes and models with a dizzying array of features and options. All of these details must be weighed carefully to determine which SUV is going to be right for you. […]

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Exploring the Value of Buying a Used Truck

Around here, we spend a lot of time talking about the decision to purchase a pre-owned vehicle (usually, praising people for recognizing the built-in value, while empowering themselves to enjoy a better return on their investment). We talk about getting more vehicle for less money, and the fact that you’re putting depreciation to work for […]

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Which is Better: the 2019 Buick Enclave or the 2019 Dodge Durango? thumb

Which is Better: the 2019 Buick Enclave or the 2019 Dodge Durango?

  SUVs are often celebrated for their power, performance, and versatility. When examining the 2019 Buick Enclave vs 2019 Dodge Durango, buyers will find that these two SUVs are no exception. Both of these large vehicles have a lot to offer in the competitive SUV market, but there are also some key differences between these […]

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How the 2020 Lexus RC F Stole the Spotlight

  Today on AutoInfluence, we take a moment to appreciate the Lexus RC F… When a hefty portion of your income comes from covering current auto news, developments and reveals, it’s all-too-easy to wave goodbye to a portion of every day, knowing that it will be dedicated to research. But for those of us with […]

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Trump…Tariffs…& Tires That are Reinventing the Wheel.

Annnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all your current automotive news headlines, as we kick off the month of June. So, let’s get down to business. Ford Beginning with the ticking countdown of President Donald Trump’s ultimatum that a 5% tariff would be implemented on all shipments out of Mexico by this coming Monday, unless the […]

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Greg Gifford: The Best (Less-Than-Well-Kept) Secret in Automotive thumb

Greg Gifford: The Best (Less-Than-Well-Kept) Secret in Automotive

In a world where nearly every thriving industry has one foot still planted in traditional marketing and with another firmly set in the direction of digital marketing, it’s easy for the line between the two to blur. But with the ability to skip through commercials thanks to OnDemand, satellite, and subscription-based services, it’s easy to […]

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