Category: Auto News

Tesla Semi orders pile up at Walmart

September 30th, 2020 by

The Tesla Semi was supposed to be here by now, but if you’ve watched the electric carmaker in the past, you know deadlines aren’t really CEO Elon Musk’s jam. But, that hasn’t stopped companies from signing on the dotted line to reserve the upcoming electric semi truck. On Tuesday, Walmart Canada once again put its money where it mouth is and

Car Care and Maintenance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

August 26th, 2020 by

Tips for keeping your car dependable while keeping yourself safe Consumers have many worries right now during the coronavirus pandemic. Somewhere on the list for some is keeping their car dependable, especially for those who work at “essential” businesses and need to commute. There are many basic car care tasks, such as checking fluids and inspecting tires,

Growth in the Need for Auto Mechanics

August 26th, 2020 by

Automobiles have become increasingly sophisticated, incorporating technology such as hybrid or diesel engines, antilock brakes, computer microprocessors, multimedia entertainment systems and wireless Internet. In 2012, Rich Orban, manager of the General Motors Service Technical College, warned that the industry is bracing for a shortage of mechanics, reported “USA Today.” The growth in the need for

Top 20 Post-Covid Automotive Trends

August 19th, 2020 by

  I usually begin the year with a roundup of the top automotive trends for the upcoming year. Not this year though. If anything, the Covid crisis has completely overturned every prediction and projection made at the beginning of 2020. In the past few months, my team and I started from scratch, tracking and dissecting

Know Your Rights as a Rideshare Passenger

August 5th, 2020 by

Allowing a total stranger to take you from place to place is something millions of Americans do each day. Most feel there are laws and regulations in place to protect them, and indeed there are some laws that protect them in some respects, but there exist other areas where they aren’t actually protected by law.

Taking action, giving back: 3 stories from the pandemic

August 4th, 2020 by

Maine dealers transform their Toyota lot into a graduation stage. A Hyundai store adds a drive-through food pantry. And a Honda employee recycles a bus shelter to fight hunger. How creativity and quick action amid the pandemic are making a big impact on communities. Click to watch the video: 3 Automotive Workers Give Back in Different Ways