2018 Volvo XC60 with Eclipse Viewer

Watch the Eclipse through Your Volvo Moonroof

BREAKING NEWS! SUPER TIMELY! [cue the old-timey doot dooot doot doot dooooot newsreel sounds] If you live in the path of Monday’s solar eclipse and you have a 2018 Volvo XC60 with a moonroof, run don’t walk to your nearest Volvo dealer. The manufacturer is providing eclipse-safe viewing shields so you can sit right under that astronomical…

Kia Niro by KHG

“Alexa, Buy Me a Car”

Okay, it’s not as easy as that. But Kia has released the Niro skill for Amazon Alexa, which gives you access to information about the new Kia Niro crossover vehicle. It will also check inventory at local dealerships to make buying a new Niro that much easier. Or at least that much more voice activated,…

Diesel, More or Less

Less Diesel So you may have heard a little something about VW and diesel and cheating the EPA’s emissions tests. And you may have heard that the Chevy Cruise diesel was named in a lawsuit for similar cheating practices in summer 2016. Things are not going well for diesel, which was anticipated to be one…

Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq: Which one is right for you?

Hyundai announced that it would be building one four-door car to house three different powertrains: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all electric. All three 2017 Hyundai Ioniq models are basically identical cars but for the energy used to get the wheels moving down the road — same shape, same seats, same infotainment system. Hyundai says that it will…

EPA MPG

MPG Testing Is More Like Real-World Driving

by Kristen Hall-Geisler Whether we’re on a car lot looking at window stickers or online looking at car shopping websites, we all probably look at two things first: price and fuel economy. And we know neither of those is written in stone. We can probably negotiate a better price, and the EPA’s fuel economy was…