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A gold 2019 Ford Ranger is crossing a river. Check out the solid comparison between the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

Who Would You Rather Take on an Off-Road Adventure?

  If we had told you a year ago at this time that we would be comparing the Ford Ranger and the Jeep Gladiator, you might have thought you were about to read a thirty-year-old article. Yet, here we are, in 2019 looking at the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator. This isn’t some [...]

Two black GMC Acadias are parked at a dealership.

2019: The GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

  Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls. Gather around as we discuss the title-fight that is the current midsize SUV market. The 2019 GMC Acadia vs Jeep Grand Cherokee is a battle for the ages. While both SUVs are more than respectable at what they do, these vehicles do have some key differences. When you [...]

Interior of the 2020 Audi S8 as featured in AutoInfluence Current Auto News for the week of July 12th.

  Did you miss us? We missed you. That’s right, AutoInfluence is back after a two week break and there’s plenty of current auto news to cover - from everyday industry headlines to the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Q2 Truck Sale shootout to the impactful death of two industry giants, there’s plenty [...]

  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 [...]

A grey 2020 Jeep Gladiator is driving in the desert with mountains in the background.

Is the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Worth the Wait?

  The 2020 Jeep Gladiator feels like its been a staple of conversation for the better part of two years now, and that ever-building sense of anticipation is finally paying off as Gladiators begin to hit showrooms and dealer lots everywhere. This expansion of the Jeep lineup is notable for a number of reasons. First, [...]

A red 2019 Jeep Wrangler, a great option for a Jeep lease deal, is parked on rocks in front of a mountain.

  Ready for a new Jeep Wrangler or Grand Cherokee? Let’s get it right out of the way immediately and say this: buying a new Jeep, or any vehicle, is a hassle. It’s stressful, costly and often doesn’t make it clear if you’re getting the best possible deal for yourself. And while many dealerships and [...]

Lexus RC F as featured in Men in Black International and this week's current auto news.

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 [...]

Rendering of 992 Porsche 911 GT3 as featured in this week's edition of AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive News

FCA & Nissan Merger (plus Ford & GM Merger?)

    Annnnnnd we’re back…AutoInfluence easing the month of May right out the door with this week’s current automotive news headlines. But first, let’s address the elephant in the room, the rumored merger of Ford and General Motors. Unless you’re living under a rock, those of you who follow our weekly headlines in real-time are [...]

Action Shot of 2019 RAM 1500 Rebel Named "Texas Off-Road Truck of the Year" as featured in AutoInfluence's Weekly Automotive News for the week of May 24th, 2019

  Annnnd we’re…high? AutoInfluence back with all your automotive news for the week of May 24th even though work is being done in our studios, using some strong-scented chemicals. So bear with us, even if it means listening to Dan giggle indiscriminately while he works around us. Either way, we’re getting a head start on [...]

Lexus LC 500h prototype in Space Orange, as featured in this week's Automotive News headlines for the week of May 17th

Annnnd we’re back… AutoInfluence with all of your automotive news headlines for this week of May 17th. Starting with… Ford Much to the chagrin of stateside enthusiasts, Ford unveiled the wagon-styled variant of the Focus ST, an offering that isn’t available in the U.S. Offering a welcome 58 cubic feet of passenger / cargo space, [...]