AutoAcademics has visited a number of automotive manufacturing plants, but what makes Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas in San Antonio more than that?Read More Crib Sheet – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant Is More Than That
I finally got the opportunity to attend my first banquet for the Mazda MX-5 race series winners. While standing on a podium and accepting a trophy for 1st place at Road Atlanta has been a dream of mine, that’s not exactly how this dinner event played out.Read More Crib Sheet – It’s Never Too Late (2015 Mazda MX-5 Banquet)
Scion is using the glitz and glamour of the L.A. Auto Show on Wednesday, November 19 at 3:40 p.m. to reveal its new iM Concept car. Although very little is known about the iM, there arguably is no better venue to announce the company’s new star than this. There’s always room for speculation, and since […]Read More Crib Sheet – Scion’s New (Tech-Laden?) Star
In the high-end category of cars, builders (and buyers) become specialists. The larger the check that is given and received, the more specialized the appointments. If luxury is what you want, then componentry covered in Alcantara and dermatologist-approved mammal hides may be on the list. If power reigns supreme, then triple-digit numbers achieved via the […]Read More Crib Sheet – 2014 Lexus LS 460 F SPORT
Here we go again. Now, Mercedes-Benz is the brand that’s making plans to change the names of its crossover and SUV lineup. This is not a new practice, as manufacturers change their minds on a nameplate time and time again. Ford’s Taurus changed to Five Hundred in 2005, then back to Taurus again in 2008. […]Read More Crib Sheet – Mercedes’ Crossover/SUV Name Change, Confusing for Buyers?
So, you’re shopping for a new high performance sports car, but you’re not sure where to begin? Well, first and foremost, if you’re reading this, you know that AutoAcademics.net is the perfect first stop. But then, after discussing some of the many vehicular choices available to you, we very well might direct you to Adventure […]Read More Crib Sheet – A Super(car) Adventure
When it comes to family activities, typically the more, the merrier is the rule of thumb. Maybe you have a family of four, and the in-laws or cousins want to come along. You’d rather not take two cars, so that’s where 7-passenger vehicles show their value. But as you might be aware, all 7-passenger vehicles […]Read More Crib Sheet – 2014 Acura MDX AWD
Onlookers must be careful not to mistake our Performance Blue 2014 Ford Fiesta ST tester for just any subcompact vehicle with red badging on it. Cutting right to the chase, the 2014 Fiesta ST is as legit as they come. Class-leading power, agile handling, and respectable fuel economy can all be checked off your list, […]Read More Crib Sheet – 2014 Ford Fiesta ST
Personalized luxury is how the 2015 Lincoln MKC aims to “Engage Your Senses.” In collaboration with the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta Hotel and Spa, Lincoln displayed how customer service and luxury go hand-in-hand, no matter the product. Identified as a reinvention for the company, The Lincoln Motor Company is using the launch of the 2015 MKC […]Read More Crib Sheet – 2015 Lincoln MKC: A Reinvention of Lincoln?
The 2014 Escalade is the final edition of the current generation full-size, truck-based SUV offered by Cadillac, prior to the arrival of an all-new from the ground up version soon to be available as a 2015 model. In a time where many SUVs are being downsized in the name of fuel economy, luxury manufacturers continue […]Read More Crib Sheet – 2014 Cadillac Escalade Luxury