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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 gray 2020 Jeep Gladiator Hercules at sunset in the desert

    For lovers of both power and performance, it’s hard not to look fondly upon 2018 as the year of the high-powered variant. While offering jacked-up or juiced up versions of popular models is nothing new to the automotive industry, it never felt so blatant, competitive - and dare we say, thrilling - as [...]

A silver 2020 Jeep Gladiator with bikes in the bed with mountains in the back

  The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator isn’t for the faint of heart. This latest addition to Jeep’s lineup of powerful vehicles meant for people who love adventure is taking the internet and die-hard Jeep fan’s by storm. The official release date of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator hasn’t yet been announced, though Jeep has been showing [...]

A symbolic red flag that you might be at he wrong jeep dealership

8 Red Flags of Bad Jeep Dealerships

Knowing what to look for when you’re trying to buy a new or used Jeep is important, but it’s just as important to know what you should watch for and avoid. These red flags are immediate indicators that you’re dealing with a person or company that is going to do anything to get your money, [...]

A bright orange 2019 Jeep Wrangler climbs a rocky mountain

Rundown: The 2019 Jeep Wrangler

  The Jeep Wrangler is something special, but in a lot of ways, it makes absolutely no sense. Now calm down Jeep lovers - I'm not disparaging your beloved company nor am I criticizing the Wrangler's design or function. From a practical standpoint, however, it's a two-door mini-SUV with a convertible top and fold-down windshield [...]

A red 2020 Jeep Gladiator in a rugged desert landscape

Introducing the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

  Last month’s introduction of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator was the culmination of years worth of buzz, and decades worth of patience on the part of Jeep loyalists. Developed under the resurrected ‘Scrambler’ moniker, the biggest shock might have been the early release of the ‘Gladiator’ nameplate. And while the readiness of information on the [...]

A Blue 2018 Jeep JK crosses a deep river

Let’s Talk About the Jeep Trail Rated Badge

If you've ever been looking for used cars in Colorado Springs and noticed the "Trail Rated" badge found on new and used Jeep vehicles then you've probably wondered what it means. And if not, then you're going to find out the answer anyway. In some ways, the Trail Rated badge is a form of marketing [...]

Jeep For Sale

Versatility and Velociraptors: A Jeep Wrangler Review

  The next time you’re out looking at Jeeps for sale, consider this: John Hammond always said he spared no expense in the creation of his Jurassic Park. It stands to reason, then, that most of the equipment on the island could be considered top-of-the-line, at least for the jobs they planned to use them [...]

Jeep Models

Going Electric In A Wrangler

  It may seem like science fiction, but the next revolution of the automotive future relies on the electric motor. Electric vehicles and hybrid drivetrains are becoming more and more popular each year. More customers are turning to electric options as viable daily commuters to get them around without the hassle (and cost) of visiting [...]