- Alfa Romeo
- Aston Martin
- Land Rover
After a decade on the market, General Motor’s “mid-size” vans received their one and only update for the 1996 model year. The short wheelbase version of the van was dropped this year and styling was modified to better resemble the larger full-size GM vans. Base model Astros/Safaris featured a utilitarian front end complete with sealed beam headlights while higher trim models featured a more modern look with stacked horizontal headlights.
The folks at Kelley Blue Book have released their annual Brand Image Awards. The study, now in its seventh year, honors automakers for excelling in certain areas. Categories include things like best performance brand, most refined brand and most trusted brand. Overall there are 13 winners and the results may surprise or even appall you. You’ll need to read on to find out.
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For the past week, our most watched video is our comparison test between the 2014 Audi Q5 TDI and 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 Bluetec. The battle of the luxury diesel crossovers could interest you if you’re in the market for one. In addition, American SUVs garnered plenty of attention with our 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe review. Lastly, sports car owners are wondering if all the changes to the 2014 MINI Cooper S are worth it.
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It’s that time of year again; time for extended families to cram together around an all-too-small table, eat themselves into a food coma, argue over football and be told by countless relatives how they should be living their lives. Yup, it is time to give thanks.
The half-ton truck industry is booming, reporting sales numbers akin to those seen before the gloom of the 2008 recession set in. That also means that many businesses and handy men who purchased a new truck pre-2008 are about ready to trade in for a new workhorse, and automakers are happy to oblige.
General Motors is the only Detroit brand that sells its pickup trucks with two different badges on them. Chevrolet peddles the Silverado, while GMC sells the Sierra, virtually the same truck except for some style tweaks and packaging differences. This strategy allows the General to sell the Sierra for a higher starting price, and offer customers more choices across a wide range of configurations on both trucks.