2014 Three-Row Crossover Comparison Test

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2014 Three-Row Crossover Comparison Test
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Until the mid-1980s, those with large families usually bought station wagons with a who-cares-about-safety rearward facing third row of seats. But then the minivan was introduced and everything changed. For the next fifteen years, troops of kids were transported here and there in these pragmatic boxes on wheels. As is often the case though, consumer… Continue Reading...

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Revealed: New York Auto Show Preview

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Revealed: New York Auto Show Preview
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Last week, Chevrolet teased a photo of the new 2013 Traverse interior and has now revealed the new crossover-utility vehicle ahead of its debut at the New York Auto Show. According to Chevy, the 2013 Traverse has a “new, athletic exterior design, complemented by a more expressive front end that introduces a new face for… Continue Reading...

GM Crossovers Get Innovative New Airbag, Lane Departure Technology

GM Crossovers Get Innovative New Airbag, Lane Departure Technology
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General Motors is targeting a safety issue with new equipment that until now has been unaddressed. They plan to release a front-seat center-airbag (pictured above) that deploys between the driver and passenger seats. The new feature is supposed to improve safety in the event of far-side impact crashes, which statistics show to be responsible for… Continue Reading...

Ford Explorer Gains 4-Cylinder EcoBoost Engine, 28 MPG Rating

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Ford Explorer Gains 4-Cylinder EcoBoost Engine, 28 MPG Rating
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Ford is about to launch an EcoBoost powered Explorer SUV. The new EcoBoost engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, with direct injection and a turbocharger and returns 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg highway. The Ecoboost option will be limited to the front-wheel drive model only and have a maximum towing capacity of 2,000… Continue Reading...

Report: Chevy To Offer Wi-Fi on Seven Models

Report: Chevy To Offer Wi-Fi on Seven Models
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Last year Cadillac took a leap into modern times by offering its new CTS model with Wi-Fi. Now, Chevy has announced that it will offer a dealer-installed Wi-Fi service for seven models including the: Equinox, Traverse, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban, Avalanche and Express. The on-board system will transform a vehicle (as well as the area within… Continue Reading...