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Thom Taylor

Electric

Chevy Bolt Is 100% Solar Charged

Looking as strange as one would expect, one guy outside of Ottawa, Canada, built himself a solar recharging system so he never has to plug in again. Daniel McGuire was cruising around in his Chevy Bolt when he decided he needed to make the car completely self-sustainable according to cleantechnica.com. First Try Looking at cell …

SUVs

Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Lawsuit Filed

A lawsuit has been filed by six Washington state troopers alleging their Ford Explorer SUVs made them sick due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The suit calls out 2014-2017 Police Interceptor Explorers. Saying Ford knew about the problem they say “Ford has recently issued an emission recall notice for all Ford Interceptor SUVs built between 2011-2018.” …

Car dealership
Cars

New Car Discounts For August

It’s August, so car manufacturers and dealers are anxious to get 2019 models outa here to make room for the new 2020s. In July alone JD Power says that on average manufacturers put $4,074 on the hoods of new cars. That means August should be even better for discounts says Cars.com. There are always a …

Worst

Forbes’ Top 32 New Cars to Avoid

It’s that time of the year for Forbes’ “New Cars To Avoid” list. Is This Valid? Cars are a lot better than even 10 years ago, but there can still be some sorta-semi lemons in this year’s crop. The issues can range from dated designs to plunging resale values. Reliability can still be an issue, while …

Cars

2019 Buick Regal Continues Sedan Sales Slide

The continuing crossover/SUV zeitgeist expands unabated, with still more casualties along the way. Buick Regal is the latest to show signs that the sedan apocalypse is inflating. Regal sales decreased by 34% in 2019 Q2 compared to 2018 Q2. Total sales in 2019 through July are 6,393. The competition The Acura TLX, Regal’s direct competitor …