Something that minivans always have had the benefit of is some of the most modern amenities of their time. The best minivans aren’t the cheapest, but if you deeply care about your and your family’s safety and also want a vehicle with decent performance, efficiency, and technology, it’s worth spending more money to get a […]
Motor City Memories: Pioneers Who Paved the Way for the Future of Everyday Travel
Over 100 car companies have called Detroit home over the last century or so, which begs the question, why this particular area? For starters, Detroit is nestled in an advantageous location, with an abundance of wood from nearby forests, which helped build early car frames, as well as a plentiful supply of iron ore. Not […]
A Deep Dive Into a Used Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s Fuel Economy
Fuel economy is a huge issue when it comes to larger vehicles. You know that with a sedan, you’re going to get some decent estimates in the city and on the highway, but with SUVs, trucks, and minivans, the value of good fuel economy is worth a lot more. Larger vehicles typically consume more fuel, […]
How the Chrysler Pacifica Destroyed the Boring Minivan Stereotype Forever
The evolution of the Chrysler Pacifica has taken a few detours, including a brief body style change to a mid-size crossover for a few years in the early 2000s. One thing that hasn’t changed, though, is parents’ universal preference for the Pacifica over other minivans. It is, in a word, cooler than any other minivan […]
Top Used Chrysler Models to Buy: The Fab 5
For almost 100 years, Chrysler has been on the road, wowing crowds with its versatile lineup of dependable options, crafted to intensify your experience behind the wheel. From practical sedans and minivans to high-performance machines, the Chrysler name showcases prestige, poise, and tradition. If you’re looking for a used Chrysler to welcome into your family, […]
A Powerhouse Turned Modern-Day Underdog: The Story of the Chrysler 300
Have you visited a Chrysler dealership lately? If so, you’ve probably noticed that it’s slim pickings for the automaker with only four models offered – the Pacifica, Pacifica Hybrid, 300, and Voyager. SUVs are noticeably absent from the lineup, which is surprising considering that SUV sales made up almost 50% of auto sales in America. […]
Reach for the Top With a 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Pinnacle
In recent years, Chrysler has taken steps to make sure that you can get all the great benefits of a minivan without any of the drawbacks commonly associated with this model of vehicle. The latest 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is available with the all-new luxurious Pinnacle trim that features incredible features, fine styling, and the type […]
Staying Ahead in the Modern World with Chrysler’s Uconnect System
Nowadays, car shopping is nothing like it used to be. What used to be as simple as picking out our favorite brand and car type has turned into selecting from a multitude of options that include safety features, technologies, drive modes, and even what powers the vehicle in the first place. The good news is […]
The Versatile 2021 Chevy Traverse
The 2021 Chevy Traverse is capable of many things. Large, stylish, practical, and surprisingly efficient, this midsize crossover is the perfect vehicle for road trips, camping adventures, cargo hauling, or even the daily school run. The Traverse has been engineered to take on the rigors of daily life with ease and comfort, featuring a high […]
Great Used Chrysler Models at Affordable Prices
If you live in or near Lexington, Kentucky, then you know the value of having a vehicle that you can depend on whether you are using it to get to work or take the kids to school each day. Lexington has a fast-growing population of people that need reliable and versatile vehicles. That’s why you […]
2020 Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan With Power
The Chrysler Pacifica, currently celebrating its 35th anniversary, is considered one of the top minivans on the market. It has won plenty of awards, but the folks at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles knew they could not just rest on its laurels. They had to keep improving this minivan to deliver better results for their customers. And […]
All-Electric F-150, Silverado Diesel & Why The Charger (Still) Rules
Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of July 26th. This includes the all-electric F-150, the Silverado 1500 Diesel, and California Emissions standards taking home a big win thanks to a few automakers in particular. In fact, let’s get that last one out of the way […]
Goodwood Festival of Speed & This Week’s Current Auto News
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 […]
Tesla on Fire (Literally), the American Made Index & Electrified Porsche.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and THIS is Your Weekly Auto News!
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 […]
It’s Your Weekly Auto News, Featuring ‘Space Orange”!
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, […]
Tesla Killers & Name Games…it’s This Week’s Automotive News Headlines!
Annnnd we’re back, AutoInfluence on Mothers Day Weekend with all your automotive news headlines since…well, since seven days ago. Why? Because we want to be just as dependable as your mom is, except you can damn well bet that we’re not gonna clean up after you. Ford / Lincoln While an official unveiling of the […]