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MOPAR 426 Hemi Hellephant Crate Engine (as first introduced under the hood of a 1968 Dodge Super Charger) featured in AutoInfluence Weekly Automotive New for April 19-26

  Annnnd we’re back, AutoInfluence on Friday, April 26th with all the automotive news headlines you could ask for, while celebrating a holiday that (we think) deserves to be made into a three-day weekend. But we’ll get back to that in a few minutes…let’s get down to the news! Ford As we’ve reported time and [...]

Toyota Rhombus EV Concept in Blue as Featured in AutoInfluence Weekly Auto News for April 13 - 18

  Annnnnnd we’re back, AutoInfluence with another round of automotive news headlines - this time for the third week of April. Of course this means highlights from both the refined presentations of the tech-centric Shanghai Auto Show as well as the New York International Auto show, and it’s American-sized portions of everything covered with a [...]

A majestic black Sierra reigns victorious of the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

  Toughness, power, and utility define what makes a good full-size pickup truck, but figuring out which has the best properties can be difficult. Here, we’ll take a look at the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra to see how they stack up in terms of towing, hauling, performance, design, features, and safety. [...]

A red 2019 Chevy Colorado stand victorious as the sunset fades on 2019 Chevy Colorado vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma

  Interested in a midsize pickup truck? Two vehicles in this class that are commonly compared are the 2019 Chevy Colorado vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma, and with good reason. Both of these vehicles are among the most powerful, capable, and advanced in their class, but only one can be crowned the winner in the battle [...]

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 black 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 parked with a view of mountains in the back, overlooking the win of 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2019 Toyota Tundra

  If you’re in the market for a new pickup truck, you probably have some pretty specific qualities and characteristics in mind as you move towards a final decision. You don’t need to be told that this is a big decision, as you understand that it will affect the next several years of your driving [...]

A black GMC Acadia stands alone when it comes to 2019 GMC Acadia vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

  As the top-dog automakers continue to ramp up production on SUV’s and trucks, it is becoming noticeably harder to delineate one model from the next much less for brand name recognition to take hold and eventually sway consumer attention. Many of the heavyweights are looking to hold on to their signature nameplates in hopes [...]

A red 2019 Toyota 86 on a road

The 2019 Toyota 86 Is So Much More Than a Racer

  Toyota describes the 2019 Toyota 86 as a “Purist’s Dream,” touting all of the racing features you could possibly want from a new car. Well, they’re definitely not wrong with their assessment. The powerful engines help to back up this sentiment, as do the various mechanical inclusions. If you’re looking for a fun sports car [...]

Two, red and gray, 2019 Toyota Corollas on a city street

5 Toyota Cars to Check Out in 2019

  Toyota-lovers, 2019 is going to be a good year for you thanks to a solid lineup that includes a wide range of vehicles, both traditional and hybrids. Although the full lineup of Toyota vehicles this year is pretty impressive, in particular, there are some Toyota cars that deserve a closer look. If you haven’t [...]