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AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News for Week of Apri 8-12 including Porsche Reduction in Carbon Emissions

Annnnnd we’re back! AutoInfluence here on Friday, April 12th making our way through automotive news headlines for the second week of April - leading up to the highly anticipated one-two punch of Auto Shanghai and the New York International Auto Show. That said, grab a drink and a snack, get comfortable, go to the bathroom [...]

AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News for April 1-7 including Buick's teaser image of the 2020 Buick Encore to be unveiled this month at Auto Shanghai.

    Annnnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence here with the latest automotive news headlines from the first week of April 2019. So let’s drop the hammer and get down to it. Despite a 1.6% decrease in overall sales for the first quarter of 2019, Ford continues to increase the scope of their near-unchallenged leadership of the [...]

A blue 2019 Ford Ecosport is driving in the city at dusk.

More and more drivers are choosing to go subcompact, and it’s no surprise! Vehicles in this class are efficient, versatile, small, and affordable. But as this emerging vehicle class continues to grow, which vehicle is the ideal choice for you? Two subcompact SUVs that are commonly compared are the 2019 Ford EcoSport vs 2019 Honda [...]

A silver 2019 Chevy Camaro RS convertible wins the 2019 Chevy Camaro vs 2019 Ford Mustang

Join the Debate: 2019 Chevy Camaro vs 2019 Ford Mustang

  The debate between the 2019 Chevy Camaro vs 2019 Ford Mustang has been raging for decades, and there really doesn’t seem to be a winner. Depending on whether you’re on team Mustang or on team Camaro seems to depend mostly on personal preference and nostalgia. These two sports cars have plenty of things in [...]

A red 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 drives off with the win for 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150

  Choosing between all the different makes and models of trucks out there can be a challenge. There are some obvious factors to compare like seating capacity, towing capability, and price, but there are also less obvious features like remote start and Wi-Fi hotspots to consider. Two of the leading competitors in the full-size truck [...]

A red 2019 Ford Flex driving on a bridge

Ford Lease Deals Never Expire

  When is the right time to take advantage of Ford lease deals? Any time, really. If you already have your mind set on getting behind the wheel of a new Ford, you’re faced with the decision to buy in cash, finance, or lease. All three have different pros and cons, and the right move [...]

A closeup of a black 2019 GMC Acadia grille

Road Warriors: 2019 GMC Acadia vs 2019 Ford Explorer

Although there’s not exactly a shortage of mid-size SUVs on the road, the GMC Acadia and Ford Explorer are two of the most popular. Choosing between these two worthy vehicles isn’t exactly easy, however, because they both have quite a lot to offer. But what better way to spend a few minutes than by comparing [...]

A red 2019 Ford F-250 pulls a trailer in a green field

Rundown: The 2019 Ford F-250

The 2019 Ford F-250 may be the smallest of the Ford Super Duty trucks, but that’s kind of like saying someone is the smallest competitor in a Strong Man contest – sure it’s the smallest, but it’s still very powerful. In fact, the other Super Duty trucks are probably way more than a lot of [...]

Dark blue 2019 Chevy Silverado Turbo on desert road

Road Warriors: Chevy Silverado 1500 vs Ford F-150

Ask someone to name an "American full-size pickup truck," and there's a good chance the answer will be either the Chevy Silverado 1500 or the Ford F-150. These are the quintessential American pickups, and even though there are more powerful heavy-duty options available, for most truck owners, these are the ones they want. So let's [...]

Ford/GM 10-Speed Transmission

The desire to increase efficiency out of drivetrains is hardly limited to the design and re-engineering of engine builds, with many transmissions being modified to include additional gearing. And the introduction of the long-awaited Ford/GM 10-Speed Transmission might just be the best depiction of that intent. First announced back in 2013, the partnership between Ford [...]