Monthly Archives: August 2022

Jet Batmobile, Ghost Rider Vehicles, Animal House and Leatherheads Coming to AutoFair

For a car or motorcycle enthusiast, there’s nothing more exciting than seeing a vehicle that starred in a favorite movie up close. During the Charlotte Motor Speedway September 8-10, Charlotte AutoFair, fans will have the chance to hang out with the only DC-licensed jet-powered Batmobile; cars and bikes ghost rider, …

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No, the Acura Precision EV concept is not what you think it is

When Acura unveiled its new Precision EV concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance earlier this month, there was widespread speculation that it served as a thinly disguised version of the luxury brand’s first all-electric SUV. It seemed all the more likely when, a few days later, Acura announced the …

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General Motors’ Future Models – Chevy Goes Electric

Blazer EV will be new for the 2024 model year (SS shown) Suddenly, at least in North America, everything is changing for GM’s number one brand as the electric vehicle revolution gathers pace. After a potential battery fire hazard caused an extended production shutdown of the Bolt and Bolt EUV, …

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How to Refinance a Car Loan (2022 Guide)

Not everyone is entitled to low interest rates on car loans. Borrowers with bad credit often have to settle for dealer loans with high interest rates. An auto refinance loan allows you to take out a new loan to replace your current loan, usually giving you a lower monthly payment …

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These are the 10 best used trucks under $20,000

America’s love for trucks is unmatched. In 2021, Ford’s F-Series had its 40th consecutive year as the best-selling vehicle. Four other trucks from Chevrolet, GMC, Toyota and RAM joined the F-Series in the top ten for new car sales. The shortage of computer chips has made it difficult to meet …

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Will the Chevrolet Montana come to America?

Chevrolet is about to launch its first unibody compact pickup truck. Starting now, the 2023 Montana will be sold in Brazil and will share a platform and powertrain with the Tracker compact SUV. Neither the Tracker nor the Montana have yet been announced for the North American market. However, given …

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4 Ways the 2023 Chevy Bolt EV Beats the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV

As more consumers turn to electric vehicles, Chevrolet is working to make the market more accessible. It offers the two most affordable new electric vehicles: the 2023 Chevy Bolt EV sedan and the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV crossover. Both start at less than $30,000. If you’re considering either of these …

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XPeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV) Fiscal Year 2022 Earnings Estimate Released by Jefferies Financial Group

XPeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV – Get a rating) – Equity researchers at Jefferies Financial Group cut their earnings per share (EPS) estimates for fiscal year 2022 for XPeng shares in a report released Thursday, August 25. Jefferies Financial Group analyst J. Wan now expects the company to post earnings of …

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GM’s growth isn’t limited to electric vehicles

The Chevy Bolt. The Hummer EV. The Chevy Silverado EV. The Cadillac Lyriq. For at least a few years, General Engines (GM -2.87%) has gone from leading the production of full-size gas-powered pickup trucks to producing a full line of high-tech 21st century electric vehicles like those listed above. It’s …

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Teen speeding with flat tires before Boulder County school bus crash

ERIE, Colo. (KDVR) — The 13-year-old girl who was driving a Chevrolet Suburban when it crashed into a Boulder County school bus was cited Friday morning. “There was a burgundy Chevy SUV that was wobbling and clearly had a burst tire,” said Joseph Granda, who witnessed the accident. Granda said …

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10 expensive cars that are horrible to drive

Cars are primarily thought of as machines for getting from place to place, but automotive enthusiasts know that is not necessarily the case. We view automobiles as means of enjoyment and modification, as do many car manufacturers, which means that they build cars specifically designed for enjoyment. While there are …

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Used car prices drop, still expensive in many states

The pandemic economy has turned everything upside down, including skyrocketing used car prices. But if you’re in the market for a used car, there could be (temporarily) good news: a new report shows used car prices have fallen steadily over the past four months. This is a welcome respite from …

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GMC, Hyundai, BMW, Ford, Subaru, Volvo, Lexus and Kia

US National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued recalls Aug. 18-25, including a GMC recall involving 484,155 units and a Hyundai recall involving 245,030 units. Check out this week’s list of car recalls involving ten or more units below, or search USA TODAY’s …

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New 2023 GM Duramax 3.0 diesel engine: is it really improved?

General Motors has just announced that it will launch the second generation of its Duramax Diesel engine in 2023 for select Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups. This is the first change for the LM2, now named LZ0, turbo engine six-cylinder diesel since its introduction in 2019. GM …

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Wood Family Dealers Help School Districts Go Electric | white river now

Featured image: The Wood Family dealerships 2022 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle that will be used by BHSC driver education students. Driver education students from two area school districts will now plug in instead of filling up the car in which they learn their skills. Wood Family dealerships presented driver training …

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Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Reduces Position in Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY)

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV reduced its holdings in Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY – Get a rating) (TSE:RY) by 4.8% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The company held 15,114 shares of the financial services provider after selling 765 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV’s …

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5 Best Loans for Bad Credit with Guaranteed Approval

Let’s face it. It’s hard to succeed in America. The cost of living is getting higher and there seems to be no end in sight. What is the solution for this? Do we just take on more jobs to make more money or do we cut our expenses? There doesn’t …

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Ford’s new electric truck is big, versatile and fast

Off-road in the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Lariat. Ford picture Text size Stepping on the accelerator of the Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck produces a quiet, near-instantaneous forward thrust, the kind of head-to-headrest g-force you expect from a Tesla . But it’s a big, hugely capable truck, with a cavernous …

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Arrowhead’s Mercedes-Benz has a wide range of used SUVs available for sale

Mercedes-Benz GLC Gray used cars PEORIA, AZ (PRWEB) August 23, 2022 Are you looking for a used SUV that meets both your budget and your needs? Arrowhead’s Mercedes-Benz offers a wide range of options, from compact to full-size and everything in between. With SUVs ranging from the sporty GLA …

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Watch now: Driver quoted for OWI after SUV ends up in Root River on Sunday afternoon | Crime and courts

RACINE – An SUV that was traveling on the Root River Parkway bike path, near where South Memorial Drive crosses over the Root River, ended up in the river on Sunday afternoon. The driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle and has not been publicly identified, has now …

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Drivers can continue to unlock equity at the end of leases

Few assets are as volatile as automobiles – they depreciate the minute you drive them off the lot. But again, supply chain issues have driven used car prices to astronomical levels in recent months. For the drivers themselves, few financing options are as frustrating as lease those vehicles and then …

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These factory-fitted pickups and SUVs have 1 major advantage

Why would anyone buy a factory fitted pickup truck or SUV? There doesn’t seem to be a good reason not to. One of the significant benefits of buying a pickup or lifted SUV from the factory is that the new car warranty covers it. Also, it’s a bit easier to …

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Here are the 10 most reliable SUVs on the used car market

With the cost of living crisis hitting large swathes of the population, the prospect of buying a new SUV might not be something you particularly relish right now. Of course, you can finance a new car and pay over several months to spread the load, but why spend beyond your …

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The next Ford Mustang will debut on September 14

It’s been a memorable week for muscle car enthusiasts, but we can end it on a high note. Ford confirmed today that the seventh-generation Mustang will debut on September 14. The next-generation pony car will appear at a special event held as part of the Detroit Auto Show. Ford invites …

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BlueTape Raises $55M to Transform Construction SMB Financing and Payments

SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BlueTape, a leading payment and financing provider for the construction industry, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt financing led by Arcadia Fund and one $5 million roundtable led by Chicago Businesses. Other investors include construction industry executives, property developers and …

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Only one new van scored high in this important test

Everyone knows you’re supposed to wear a seatbelt in the car, but how many people do? Not enough, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). That’s why seat belt reminders are an important part of vehicle safety. Still, only one pickup got a good rating for its seatbelt …

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Can the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer actually blaze trails?

Buying a subcompact SUV in 2022 is common for many consumers. However, some people want one that can go anywhere and do anything. While it’s not typical for a small SUV to have off-road capability, some are equipped for exactly that. With a name like Trailblazer, you would expect the …

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Here are the new electric cars and SUVs you should be looking forward to

If you, like us, have struggled to control all the chaos over the past few years, that’s fine. Despite ever-changing gasoline prices, production issues and supply chain issues, automakers are sticking to their goals of producing more purely electric cars than ever before. By 2024, most major automakers and many …

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Department of Finance Canada Releases Consultation Paper on Criminal Interest Rate

August 9e2022, the Department of Finance Canada issued a consultation document (there “Paper”) to solicit comments from stakeholders, various industry associations, consumer groups and members of the public regarding the maximum interest rate for the criminal code (there “Coded”) and the provision of high cost installment loans in Canada. Although …

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Mostly Stock 2023 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Survives 500-Mile Desert Race

Real performance trucks race, and the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is proof of that. The next-generation pickup finished Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno contest over the weekend, less than a month after its public unveiling. Chad Hall Racing rode the red and black machine to a final time …

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10 underrated trucks and SUVs we wish we owned

SUVs are slowly becoming the most popular vehicles on the road. While manufacturers around the world are releasing more models than ever before, there are a few SUVs and trucks that will go unnoticed. While many may instantly think of high-performance trucks and SUVs, major automakers also offer a decent …

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Here are 4 American electric SUVs that will shape the electric future

Electric SUVs are the future of the automotive industry. The SUV vehicle segment has become the most popular vehicle segment in America due to its practicality and space. Electric SUVs are rapidly gaining popularity. These four American electric SUVs from automakers like Tesla and Ford will have a massive impact …

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SoFi Stock: Do I Think Fintech Stocks Will Make Me Rich? (NASDAQ: SOFI)

skodonnell/E+ via Getty Images I bought SoFi (NASDAQ: SOFI) to make money, right? Therefore, its fall following a sharp drop in market appetite for “riskier” assets in peripheral sectors like fintech has not been great. It is all the more that the The company continued to meet financial guidance with …

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American Credit Score: How can Indians establish an American Credit Score?

Credit scores are generally not transferable internationally, which limits access to financial products. As an overseas Indian, you should start building your local credit history while in school. In the United States, credit scores summarize an individual’s payment history regarding debt and paying bills. In addition to helping someone access …

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Will Nissan redesign the Titan?

The Nissan Titan is in desperate need of an overhaul. Many experts believe that the Titan truck nameplate is for the great graveyard in the sky. Will the Japanese automaker redesign the Nissan Titan? Will Nissan redesign the Titan? Nissan will not redesign the Titan for the 2023 model year. …

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Is the 2024 Chevy Blazer EV worth reserving?

The Chevrolet Blazer EV will be Chevy’s first electric midsize SUV model. Chevy has already produced the Bolt EUV for the electric subcompact SUV, but the midsize electric SUV segment could be even more competitive. The Blazer EV will have to compete with the best in the industry to stand …

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Integrated payments, instant auto repair financing

For an industry that recognizes the need for speed, the auto repair industry has been a bit slow in the race to digitize. As in other verticals, FinTech platforms are busy providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with the tools they need for digital speed. DigniFi is a mission-driven company …

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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Super Cruise: The Dream of Multitasking

Chevrolet Bolt EUV Premier Super Cruise Review Highlights: GM’s partial-range Super Cruise is a $2,200 option on the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Premier It doesn’t work on all roads and in all conditions, but it’s really smooth and simple to use and makes traveling with distractions less dangerous and mentally …

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Used car prices show relatively smaller increase in July 2022

According to a recent study, prices for some used cars continue to rise across the country as factors such as the ongoing chip shortage create inventory constraints. While the average industry price increase was 10.9% in July, electric and hybrid vehicles posted a significantly higher increase. Website iSeeCars analyzed over …

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Car recalls have drivers worried about fires

Recalls are frustrating, especially when they relate to car safety. No vehicle owner wants to find out that their car is a death trap. However, some of the industry’s latest problems stem from fire concerns, and automakers have gone so far as to tell owners to park their Chrysler Pacificas …

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iCreditWorks Adds Short Term Installments | PYMNTS.com

Starting the mobile loan iCreditWorks is launching an installment product to add to its suite of point-of-sale (POS) financing solutions that allow users to pay for their purchases in four instalments. The Pay-In-4 installment loan offered by iCreditWorks is paid by the customer in four equal installments. The first payment …

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Letter: Bad Credit Risk Bank Loans Are Truly Unintentional Charity | Letters

Bad credit risk bank loans are an involuntary charity “Giving all Americans a chance to achieve their dreams” [Aug. 4] aims to promote a program designed primarily to provide money to minorities who cannot afford to acquire homes for themselves. If the editorialist substituted the word give for the concept …

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Buick ranks first in quality according to JD Power

The past two years have been difficult for the automotive industry. The continued impact of the pandemic on global supply chains continues to dictate what automakers can and cannot do with their current lineup of vehicles. As a result, JD Power’s annual Initial Quality Study (IQS) in the United States …

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Spokane police investigate possible arson and assault crimes after burning man arrives at hospital

The man who arrived at a Spokane hospital earlier this week while still on fire may have been intentionally set on fire, according to court documents. Providence Holy Family Hospital workers told police Steven Maupin-Bureau, 23, arrived with burns at North Spokane Hospital around 1:15 p.m. Monday in a private …

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A Closer Look at 2022 Ram 1500 Trims and Options

The latest and greatest Ram 1500 2022 is arguably the most popular truck on the market, taking on sworn enemies like the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado. The RAM 1500 comes with various impressive performance options. However, it’s not just the raw power that makes it one of the most …

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Companies that take money directly from your salary

At any given time, millions of workers are behind on at least one invoice. But it’s the rare employer who is slow to cut wages or rebound them completely. This is an opportunity for loan companies like Kasable and OneBlinc and for retailers doing business on sites like payrolljewelry.com and …

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3 electric SUV rental deals that will make you ditch your gas mileage

Electric SUVs are slowly but surely invading the automotive industry. Electric vehicles can save drivers a lot of money on fuel, although electric vehicle charging infrastructure still has a long way to go. Automakers and the US government are offering US consumers incentives to make it easier to buy electric …

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Renting or buying a tiny house: which is more affordable?

Image source: Getty Images Small houses do not necessarily mean small prices. Key points Owning a tiny house can be much cheaper than renting an apartment if you can pay cash, as it limits your monthly parking and moving costs. If you’re financing a small home, your monthly costs could …

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How can buying a car affect your finances? (Guide 2022)

Buying a new car is nice, but it can have a big impact on your finances. Ask yourself if you can afford a new car before embarking on your dream model. Auto loan payments and auto insurance rates vary depending on the new vehicle you choose. Everyone has different reasons …

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TCI offers Bolt-In C10 suspension upgrades for 1963 thru 1972 trucks

Early Chevrolet trucks are favorites of many enthusiasts. Beginning in 1960, under GM’s new truck designation system, the letter “C” was used for two-wheel drive models, followed by 10 for 1/2-ton models, 20 for 3/4 ton and 30 for 1- ton versions. The letter “K” was used for four-wheel-drive models, …

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10 Greatest GM Creations of the 2000s

With a new CEO and an investment in Fiat Automobiles, GM entered the 2000s with all guns. Although it eventually had to kill off some of its brands later in the decade, GM still had a few decent models in its 2000s lineup. A hybrid version of the Silverado/Sierra was …

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Being late helps the Ram 1500 EV be the best electric truck

We might be in the minority when it comes to lag, unlike the Ram 1500 EV. We don’t like that. That means we’re late unless it’s a party. So is it fashionable? Apparently the 2024 Ram 1500 EV must be full of trending fashion because being late makes it better. …

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How to Build Wealth Without Sacrificing Too Much During High Inflation

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. For many people in the current economic climate, getting by is …

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