OVERHAULED 2019 CHEVY SILVERADO IS THE PERFECT PICKUP!

The competition among pickups is fierce, like in the SUV segment, but the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 keeps on trudging ahead. For 2019, the popular pickup has been totally revamped. Where do we begin? The list is endless. There’s the wheelbase, which sees an uptick of 3.9 inches. So does the length increase by 1.6 inches. Available as a 5’ 8” or 6’.6” box, there are now 12 fixed tie-downs that can … [Read more...]

‘TRAVERSE’ AND ENJOY THE LANDSCAPE IN THIS CHEVY CROSSOVER

Numerous three-row SUVs compete vigorously in the market, but among the standouts is the Chevrolet Traverse, which went through a major overhaul this year. It’s like the rebirth of an all-new vehicle, with a total revamping inside and out. Sharing its design with the Buick Enclave and GMC Acadia, the body-frame integral structure of the Traverse will boost the confidence of any driver. Lighter … [Read more...]

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019 FROM AUTOMAKERS?

Some have been around forever, some not quite so, many will be around for decades, and quite a few undergo major modifications. That’s the auto industry for you. Here’s a peek at the noticeable changes in vehicles for 2019: HONDA: The Insight is back, a hybrid that can fetch up to 55 mpg while base-priced at just $22,830, and it does look far better than its predecessor – almost a carbon copy … [Read more...]

In Print: A look at the future, present and past

Fans of the "Back to the Future" trilogy know that by next year, we've been promised flying cars, self-drying clothes, instant pizza, and a 1980s-themed cafe. OK, chances are, 2015 will bring none of that. But a retired Land O' Lakes man is going one step better — a do-it-yourself all-electric car. After six months of restoration, and then 18 months converting the original engine into an … [Read more...]