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Each week on-air we bring you the latest happenings in the auto industry. You'll find our experts' take on news of note from new models to manufacturer announcements to, well, things that we just think are interesting. Check back each week for the latest news.

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AAA & GasBuddy: Gas Prices Will Soon Pass 2020 Highs
AAA reports that the national gas price average as of 2/25/21 is $2.678 a gallon. In Texas that price is slightly lower at $2.396, up from a week ago. In California, the price is higher than the nat... More ›
Texans: After The Snow, Fear The Pothole
If you are in Texas, you got snow last week and likely a lot of it. From the southern tip of the state, to the Panhandle, the entire state was blanketed. We ran this article about a month ago, but af... More ›
The Future? Leasing Company To Accept Cryptocurrency
Is digital currency the future car buying and leasing? New York City Brooklyn-based eAutoLease thinks so, and is ready to give it a try. The company says it will soon accept cryptocurrency as payment... More ›
Itís The Last Weekend Of February - HUGE Sales Going On In Texas
I talked about this on the air last weekend: Texas dealers need to sell a lot of cars, trucks, and SUVs by Monday.

February is a hard month for car dealers anyway, the month is short and often... More ›
Meet The New 2021 Roush Ranger
The ROUSH Performance package for the Ford Ranger is back for 2021. Designed and engineered to tackle any terrain, each 2021 ROUSH Ranger is built from a 2021 Ford Ranger 301A or 302A XLT trim, equipp... More ›
Best-Selling Luxury SUVs (All Sizes) In January 2021
SUVs, as we know, are all the rage. There are so many these days, they are hard to keep up with, even for me.

While all SUVs tend to gain ground, the luxury segment has been extremely lucrativ... More ›
J.D. Power Dependability Study: Lexus, Porsche, Kia Stars Of The Show
Lexus, Porsche and Kia are the three highest ranked brands in the new 2021 J.D. Power Dependability study. Buick and Cadillac tie for fourth and fifth. Overall, the study shows vehicles keep getting m... More ›
V8-Powered 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance Delivers 472-Horsepower
Exciting news for sports sedan lovers! Lexus is introducing the new IS 500 F Sport Performance. Itís the first Lexus vehicle in its new F Sport Performance line and we canít wait to get behind the whe... More ›
Jaguar To Be All-Electric By 2025/Land Rover 60 Percent Electric By 2030
Jaguar Land Rover is laying out its ambitious electric vehicle plans. For Jaguar - it means an all-electric lineup by 2025 and the axing of the XE and XF sedans. For Land Rover - it means six pure ele... More ›
A Week With No Power: How a Dodge & Halo Saved Me
Honestly, much of it is a blur. I think the power went out a week ago Monday morning February 15th, 2021 but honestly it could have been on Sunday, Valentines Day. The snow started falling days befo... More ›
What To Consider When Choosing Your First Sports Car
We baby boomers often find ourselves wanting that very first true sports car. The kids are gone, we are financially secure, so why not indulge in that special car we always wanted, but wasnít practic... More ›
Barrett-Jackson To Auction Pair Of The First Cadillac Blackwings
The upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale is turning out to be a major event for charities. Weíve already told you about the first new Hummer, the first new Ford Bronco, the first new Mustan... More ›
Top 25 Best-Selling Cars In January 2021
Cars continue to get hammered after just a month of 2021, as more and more people switch to SUVs.

Most sedans and hatchbacks were down from January 2020 (pre-Covid) but there were a few bright ... More ›
U.S. News & World Report Best Cars For The Money
Looking for the Best Cars for the Money? The 2021 U.S. News & World Report lists its picks in 11 segments. The awards are based on the best combination of long-term value and excellent ownership expe... More ›
Why Women Are More Likely To Be Seriously Injured In Car Crashes
A new, interesting study is out regarding car accidents. It gathers data on whether men or women are more likely to suffer a serious injury when involved in a crash. According to research from the Ins... More ›
Chevy Debuts Bolt Electric SUV
Meet Chevyís newest all-electric vehicle, the Bolt EUV -- the first Chevy to offer GMís Super Cruise hands-free driver assist technology. As youíd probably guess, the electric crossover is based on th... More ›
Toyota Produces 30 Millionth Vehicle In US
Toyota is celebrating a big milestone here in the U.S. The automaker recently produced its 30 millionth U.S.-assembled vehicle. The vehicle taking the honors - an all-new 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid m... More ›
AutoTrader Picks 12 Best 2021 Vehicles
We have to say itís been a great model year for vehicles, with a bunch of brand new or redesigned models like the Chevy Tahoe, Kia Sorento, Acura ILX and Lexus IS 350 hitting the road, all vehicles we... More ›
President's Day Car Sales
Automakers, mattress stores, and car dealers always look for a reason to have a sale, and Presidentís Day is no exception.† It is not uncommon to see a short-term spike in factory incentives during ho... More ›
710-Horse Durango Hellcat SRT Production Is Underway
The most powerful SUV is now rolling down the assembly line ahead of its arrival this spring. Iím of course talking about the 710-horsepower 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat. Production kicked off last... More ›

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