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  Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of June 28th. And FINALLY. What a week it was! We have rumors of one iconic muscle cars’s retirement, FCA change-ups, Tesla firefighting, results of this year’s American Made Index, Porsche electrification and the rumor of one model’s death [...]

Chevy Silverado 2500

The Best Uses for a Chevy Silverado 2500 in a Big City

Many people assume that pickup trucks are only useful if you live out in the country or if you’re in a blue-collar industry. In reality, a pickup truck has many uses in big cities like Cincinnati, too. The Chevy Silverado 2500 is an especially good choice given the car’s features and capabilities. It has 360 [...]

2018 Mazda CX-3

While Hurricane Harvey may have caused a slump in car sales here in the U.S., Mazda and Toyota are betting big in 2018. A $1.6 billion assembly plant is slated to be built near Huntsville, Alabama, which when fully operational by 2021, will produce up to 300,000 vehicles a year. However, some commenters have expressed [...]

2018 Jeep® Renegade Limited

There are a number of impressive SUV options that are currently on the market. If you’re hunting for a vehicle that falls into this particular segment, you may find that it’s particularly difficult zeroing on a specific nameplate. Well, your decision truly shouldn’t be that difficult, as the 2018 Jeep Renegade delivers all of the [...]

The Grand Perspective on Ford Focus

In the grand (no pun intended) scheme of things, you don’t always think of your grandparents as badasses. In this regard, they’re not entirely unlike a Ford Focus. Bear with me on this one. After all, when visiting a Ford Dealership, drivers might be quick to overlook the potential of a car like the Focus, [...]

Have you zeroed in on the 2018 Chevy Equinox? Then this is a perfectly logical choice. The SUV delivers a long list of amenities and capabilities, proving why it sits atop the segment. However, you can read countless articles, but do you truly learn anything about the nameplate? Well, we’ve provided insight from the brand [...]

Can the Acura NSX Change a Man?

As a kid, I was never really into traditional sports cars. While others were content to stare slack-jawed at posters of Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati, my tastes were a little more domestic. Less Italian passionate and more Detroit steel. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I didn't have an appreciation for their precision craftsmanship [...]

Why the 2018 Chevy Camaro is the Optimal Sports Car

We’re sure you’ve daydreamed of driving down the road in a new Chevy Camaro. Well, that will be a distinct possibility with the 2018 version of the model, as the vehicle is incredibly affordable (for a sports/performance car). With a starting MSRP of $25,905, many customers shouldn’t have issues fitting this car into their budget. [...]

Chevy: Ideal for Dump Truck Upfitting?

The demands and expectations placed upon a dump truck are extreme, to say the least. Whether hauling sand or gravel, salt for road maintenance or used by landscapers and contractors such trucks are the backbone of our ability to get big jobs done. Hauling is only a piece of that puzzle. Considerations of payload need [...]

Fondly Remembering the Fifth-Generation Camaro

The Corvette has seemingly been around forever, as the vehicle was first introduced back in 1966 (in time for the 1967 model year). However, even die-hard fans remember that the vehicle took a brief break during the early 2000s, as the model wasn’t produced for nearly a decade. After having last produced a new model [...]