Chevrolet Highlights Forward Collision Alert Technology

Chevrolet Safety Rear Alert

Chevrolet is promoting its forward collision alert technology, heralding it as a way to prevent rear-end crashes. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that such wrecks account for 25 percent of road accidents reported to police agencies across the United States each year. The automaker argues that with the right technology, such incidents are mostly preventable. A number of 2015 Chevy models come with Forward Collision Alert, some of which are available through a Chevrolet Fleet Dealer, including the Traverse, Silverado, Malibu, and Equinox. There are also select models that can have a Front Automatic Braking system that takes the solution even further by allowing the vehicle to slow down or even fully stop in different situations, like when the driver takes no action after an alert sounds out.

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Backward Step for 2015 Challenger Safety

2015 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus

If you were in the market for something like a midsize family sedan and you heard that the new model of the car you were interested in hadn’t done as well in crash test results as the model it had replaced, you’d probably at least think about looking at something else. Thankfully for the folks at your Tuscaloosa Dodge dealership, the car they sell that isn’t coming out as well in safety testing as the model it has replaced is the 2015 Challenger. While a backward step in crash test ratings isn’t exactly something to be celebrated, it’s not the sort of thing that is going to put too many people off buying something like a new Challenger.

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Nissan Boss Makes Case for EV Technology

2015 Nissan LEAFIf there was anybody you might expect to champion the cause of all-electric vehicles, it’s the man in charge of the company that builds the world’s most popular EV, the Nissan LEAF. It will therefore have come as little surprise to the folks at Broomall Nissan when Carlos Ghosn, the president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, recently took a little dig at hydrogen fuel cell technology on his LinkedIn Influencer page about why EVs are the theoretical wave of the future.

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Ford Introduces Improvements for Sync 3 System

FordSYNC3_05_HRFord has introduced a number of infotainment system improvements with the unveiling of Sync 3.  The new setup will make it so vehicles at Augusta Ford Dealership will provide a faster, easier-to-use infotainment interface that should make drivers happier. Among the improvement is a screen that operates more like a smartphone’s, a voice recognition technology that allows for conversational speech, and on-screen graphics that are easier to read. Right now, over 10 million vehicles around the world have Sync systems, with the next generation arriving in 2015.

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Don’t Drink the Water (Probably)

Oak Brook ToyotaEverybody likes a good stunt, and ones that involve automobiles are of particular interest to an awful lot of us. But while we are all used to seeing various vehicles being put to the test and driven to their limits in both appropriate and completely inappropriate environments, there’s always someone willing to push the envelope just that little bit further. There is one stunt though, that has only been talked about and as far as we know at least, hasn’t actually been tried out by anyone yet. This particular trial would involve the tailpipe emissions from a Toyota Mirai, which the good people at Oak Brook Toyota know is the Japanese automaker’s zero-emissions fuel cell car that goes on sale in 2015.

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Nissan Works to Cultivate Future Workers in Tennessee

Nissan and State of Tennessee partner to train future manufacturNissan is working to cultivate a productive workforce for its plant in Smyrna, Tennessee by working with local schools. Already, the plant is the top-producing manufacturing facility in North America, but the automaker is working to keep it in that position for the long run. A key strategic partnership with the State of Tennessee is being leveraged to construct an advanced art education and training facility that will be located next to the production plant, providing invaluable training to area youth.

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Hyundai Genesis Wins Luxury Award

40738_1_1Ruedas ESPN, a highly influential Spanish car radio show, named the 2015 Hyundai Genesis as the Best Luxury Sedan. The award was officially given out during the Miami International Auto Show. As a testament to the quality of the vehicles carried at San Francisco Hyundai, back in 2013 the Santa Fe was named Best Large SUV and the Equus took the Best Luxury Sedan title, which were given by Ruedas ESPN. The show is distributed through over 48 radio stations in the United States and Puerto Rico, and is also available on Sirius and XM.

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Fab Ford Trucks Featured at SEMA

15FordF150_08Providing a showcase for many of the entries now offered at Truck Rental Philadelphia and similar locations, Ford introduced a wide range of custom pickups and vans at the recent 2014 SEMA Show.

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Chevy Shows Off its Colorado Accessory Range

Chevrolet ColoradoAlthough plenty of people do buy pickup trucks and rarely take them outside of the urban environment, it’s in the great outdoors that these vehicles really come into their own. With a motorhome from Billings RV Dealers and a properly accessorized 2015 Chevy Colorado, you really do have a combination that can open up a fantastic world of vacationing with Mother Nature for many years to come. Whether you are towing a trailer with your truck or towing the truck itself behind a giant RV that’s a real home from home, the 2015 Colorado is one of the standout vehicles for the job right now.

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Mainstream Luxury Comes with 2015 Toyota Avalon

2015_Toyota_Avalon_TouringSprtEdtn_01-1Toyota is offering car shoppers the chance to enjoy mainstream luxury on a daily basis, thanks to the 2015 Avalon. The automaker says that a number of features included in the premium sedan make the vehicle seem more like a full-size luxury car. Portland Toyota wants customers to know that several key changes have taken place with the 2015 model year, such as the introduction of the XLE Touring Sport Edition of the car. The new trim level can be had with the exclusive Attitude Black paint color and a dark blue seat stitching and interior trim piece, giving a more aggressive look to the Avalon.

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