Tag: street smarts

Avoid buying a flood-damaged car by taking these important steps

When floods such as the one that recently submerged parts of Louisiana occur, they leave damage that lingers long after the waters abate. Lives are lost, homes are ravaged, and neighborhoods are forever changed. Even after the repairs are made, scars of the disaster remain, though they may not be immediately visible to the naked eye.

Though not perfect, Cadillac’s Super Cruise ‘hands free’ semi-autonomous system works as intended

Two years doesn’t seem like a long time. However, in that period since Cadillac was forced to push back the release of its Super Cruise system, the automotive market has been flooded with driver assistance features and semi-autonomous systems that have all but made the hype around it dwindle. Even after a tragedy and major lawsuit stemming from the misinterpretation of its name, Tesla’s Autopilot still reigns supreme, as improvements to the software continue to be made, giving its fanboys plenty to smile about.

Looking for our best advice about buying a car? This guide explains exactly how to buy a car you will love

Buying a new car is a surefire way to upgrade your life experience, but most people dread the process. We have good news. Buying or leasing a car can be quick, easy, and even enjoyable, but only if you avail yourself of the right resources and information in order to prepare for the purchase.

The 2018 Volvo XC60 offers these 8 compelling attributes…as well as a notable weakness

In days gone by, pretty much the only things that came to mind when people thought of Volvo vehicles were outstanding safety content and boxy sheet metal. There’s nothing wrong with either of these attributes, but Volvo is a luxury brand, and the best luxury vehicles pique your desire by offering features and amenities that help you transcend the mundane.

Op-Ed: The Genesis brand is marinating like good Korean BBQ, but will it sizzle in 2018?

Last week in Seoul, Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, showed off its latest offering, the 2019 G70 compact luxury sport sedan, to hundreds of media from all over the world. I went to South Korea quite skeptical about the brand, unsure of its role in the luxury marketplace and unconvinced by its lukewarm existing products, the midsize G80 and large flagship G90 sedans.

The 2018 Subaru Outback rewards you with 8 sterling attributes… but there’s also a shortcoming to consider

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.

The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas rolls in with 8 attributes you’ll love… as well as a significant shortcoming

There was time when minivans were the only choice considered by parents seeking the roomiest family transportation. However, while minivans are high on versatility, they are woefully low on style, and many of today’s moms and dads seek fresher alternatives.