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4 Strange, Yet Effective Celebrity Car Endorsements

4 Strange, Yet Effective Celebrity Car Endorsements

With news of LeBron James’s endorsement of the Kia K900 spreading farther than news of most celebrity car endorsements, now is a great time to discuss odd celebrity-automotive partnerships. These are born out of a brand’s desire to latch onto a celebrity for the “cool-by-association” effect. (Yes, that’s how they actually think.) While brands like […]

2015 Kia Sorento SX AWD Review

2015 Kia Sorento SX AWD Review

The 2015 Kia Sorento is a rare bread when it comes to the compact crossover class. It comes with a V6 engine that is a rare option in this class. The Mitsubishi Outlander is the only other competitor that even offers a V6 powerplant. That sets this crossover apart from the competition like the Honda […]

Super Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLVIII

They are two things we could safely predict seeing ahead of the 48th Super Bowl; one team would win the Vince Lombardi trophy and a slew of heavily produced, high-octane television advertisements. With 30-second ad slots costing four million dollars, the production of the commercials themselves reasons to believe a brief spot could be the […]

Kia GT4 Stinger: From Sephia to Lust in 20 Years

Kia GT4 Stinger: From Sephia to Lust in 20 Years

When its GT4 Stinger Concept was unveiled in Detroit, Kia created something few – or I’m sure more accurately, no one – would have imagined when the brand’s first Sephia hit U.S. shores 20 years ago. It created lust. Bolder and more aggressive, this low-slung coupe is an exciting snapshot of where Kia’s styling direction […]

2014 Kia Sorento EX

2014 Kia Sorento EX AWD Review

This week we’ll get behind the wheel of a mid-size SUV that may surprise buyers who haven’t looked at Kia lately. If you haven’t noticed, Kia has been making huge strides in the quality area. This new 2014 Kia Sorento is a good example of what the South Korean automaker is doing. We’ll be testing […]

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Happy Mother’s Day! Here are the Four Best ‘Mom’ Car Commercials

Ah, Mother’s Day, the second favorite day of the year for flower shops and chocolatiers. In an attempt to sell SUVs and minivans to modern family-goers, car companies have come up with some funny and clever commercials aimed at making these vehicles slightly less boring. Take a look at a few good commercials aimed at […]

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Serving as a Christmas after Christmas for me, the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto is my first chance to gain a firsthand view of the most recent products. While many have made global debuts at many prior auto shows, I will attest there is no replacement to setting your own eyes on the presence […]

In the Rearview Mirror: 2012 Auto News in Review

In the Rearview Mirror: 2012 Auto News in Review

  Reaching an end to another year, 365 days can be summed up by a number of successes and failures; the same can be said for the automotive field of 2012. Vehicle premiere, discontinuation of models, safety recalls and other tidbits of news have been the subject matter for this as well as other automobile […]