When you ask mechanics about Jaguar, you’ll find polarizing responses. Some argue that Jaguar is one of the most acclaimed automotive brands in the industry. Others, many of whom have spent hours working on Jags in their engine bays, will tell you that the only reason the British don’t manufacture televisions is that they can’t […]
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 […]
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 […]
Are Days Numbered for JLR?
Today on AutoInfluence, we look at Jaguar Land Rover, their last decade of ownership under Tata Motors and the questionable nature of their longterm viability. Just over ten years have passed since the June 2, 2008 acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover by Tata Motors for a cool $2.3 billion dollar ‘all-cash’ transaction. At […]
Benefits of Buying Used Vehicles
When you’re shopping for a new car, you have to start by choosing what kind of car you want to shop for. By kind of car, I don’t mean the make and model. You first need to decide whether it makes more sense for you to purchase a new or a used car. Even within that decision, […]