We always want more. This is why warehouse stores exist, buy-one-get-one sales are plentiful, and garages are not utilized for vehicle storage. In fact, “more” itself no longer suffices and has morphed into “moar.” But are things really better, though?
Midsize crossover SUVs are plentiful these days, and to the untrained eye, it can be hard to separate one from the next. These models all have a similar mission, after all: They’re designed to provide comfortable, family-friendly transportation for you and your loved ones as you navigate city streets and suburban roadways.
Fledgling automotive start-ups lack out-of-the-box instructions for creating a car company, and often suffer rather embarrassing public growing pains as a result. At the same time, long-established vehicle brands are frequently susceptible to identity crises, suggesting that even after demonstrating success, potential failure awaits around every corner.
Despite all the bluster about missiles and nukes north of the 38th parallel, the big action on the Korean Peninsula is south of there. That’s where Hyundai Motor Company, together with its Kia Motors and Genesis Motors affiliates, has grown exponentially to become the fourth largest automaker in the world.
Ford has earned a “Top Safety Pick” rating for its updated 2018 F-150, but failed to achieve the organization’s coveted “Top Safety Pick+” award due to a “Poor” rating for headlight performance. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the base halogen headlights fell short due to “inadequate visibility in all scenarios.” The optional LED headlights improved visibility, but the IIHS found that the low beams created excessive glare for oncoming drivers.