2019 Ford Ranger Automotive News Featured Ford 

Ford is Kicking Ranger Production into Overdrive

Have you been looking forward to picking up a 2019 Ford Ranger? Well, you aren’t alone. Because a new report from our friends over at Automotive News says first month sales have been so spectacular, the Blue Oval is going to start running overtime shifts to crank out new pickups. At this point, it’s estimated Ford sold roughly 1,200 Rangers in the first month of the year, and its internal data indicates demand is robust. At a recent media event, Kumar Galhotra, Ford’s president of North America said, “based on…

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Chevy eCOPO Automotive News Chevrolet Featured 

The eCOPO Camaro is the Electric Drag Car of the Future: Video

In the drag racing community, the COPO Camaro is a legendary beast. It’s a purpose-built drag strip terror, and so hardcore, it’s not even legal to drive on the street. This year, the mighty machine is celebrating it 50th Anniversary, and while racers are ordering versions packing the 427 LSX engine, Chevy brought a surprise to last year’s SEMA show, in the form of the eCOPO Camaro. As you might guess from the “e” in the name, power here comes from electricity, not internal combustion. Together, those motors produce 800 horsepower…

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VW Beach Buggy Automotive News Featured Volkswagen 

VW Beach Buggy Concept Headed to Geneva Motor Show

Late last month, we wrote about how Volkswagen’s Christmas card to dealers hinted there might be something cool in the product pipeline — and now we know what it is. As the yuletide image suggests, it’s a modern VW beach buggy. Unfortunately, it’s just a concept at this point, and we won’t even get a full look at this dream machine until it debuts at the Geneva Motor Show in March. That said, we know that Volkswagen is ambitiously aiming to put 15 million electric cars on the road, and…

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winter tires Featured Head to Heads & Advice 

Here’s Why You Should Consider Winter Tires: Video

Last week, we ran posts about how to drive safely in snow, and how to properly winterize your car. In both of them, we mentioned that if you live in a place where you’re going to have to deal with snow, you should really consider switching over to a set of proper winter tires for the season. And as you can tell from the title of this post, we obviously stand by that advice? That said, we just stumbled across the great video from our friends at Tire Rack, who…

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2019 Ram Heavy Duty Automotive News Featured RAM 

2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Will Make 1,000 lb-feet of Torque

With cars like the Hellcat and the Demon, the engineers at Fiat Chrysler have already proven they don’t mess around. And now, there’s even the more evidence of the crazy devotion to power these wizards possess, because the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty will be packing a whopping 1000 lb-feet of torque. Yup, you read that right — a mass-market pickup with a four-digit torque figure is going to be available at your local AutoNation Ram dealer. At this point? We’re just wondering where the ceiling is on the power wars….

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