Timeline: Florida’s first license plates were made at home

Florida License Plates — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Lutsenko_Oleksandr Chapter 5437, enacted by the Florida legislature in 1905, mandates that all vehicles that aren’t powered by muscle power must be registered with the Secretary of State. The same year, all residents who owned vehicles had to pay a $2 registration fee to the 19th

2023 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel earns brand new award from Green Car Journal

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel – Courtesy: Ram The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has acquired a new title and is now the recipient of the Green Car Journal’s “Green Truck of the Year” award for 2022. Ram made a great attempt to outperform the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivan R1T fully electric pickups with its excellent flagship model.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is named the 2023 Family Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal

Photo Source/Copyright: Mitsubishi Motors The automotive industry is constantly changing, and along with it, so is the automotive market. About a decade ago, vehicles that utilized alternative fuel types were considered luxury items. They weren’t very popular and were thought of as a trend. Gasoline internal combustion engines would remain on top forever, correct? Well,

The Newsweek 2022 Best Auto Awards saw Jeep win for Best SUV Lineup

Photo Source/Copyright: Jeep As the months pass and the end of the year draws near, numerous publications and organizations begin compiling their assessments and reviews to choose who will make it on their “Best of” lists. Every buyer looks for awards, recognition, and lists when shopping for a new car. Reputable sources like Kelley Blue

Flood damage to electric vehicles caused by Hurricane Ian is creating major issues in Florida

Electric vehicle on fire on side of freeway – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: DJSinop As Florida residents and officials continue to sweep away the mess caused by Hurricane Ian, they are discovering that the devastating storm has turned certain vehicles into incendiary devices on several roads, parking lots, and even on the back of

Thanks to Ford, #VanLife just got even better

Photo Source/Copyright: Ford Ford Pro CEO announced some big news for #VanLife enthusiasts as he stated that the Ford Transit will expand in the upcoming year (2023). Ford will debut the all-new 2023 Transit Trail van in the next couple of months, displaying its new adventure-seeking car and all of its capabilities. The days of

Jeep Wrangler expands lineup with a new Willys 4xe

Jeep® Wrangler – Photo Source: Stellantis On September 14, 2022, Jeep debuted a new heritage-inspired 2023 Jeep Wrangler Willys 4xe at the Detroit Auto Show. Destined to boost the Wrangler 4xe’s electrified lineup, Jim Morrison, senior vice president and head of Jeep brand North America offered a statement about the new vehicle. “Jeep Wrangler 4xe

Asbury Automotive Group and CarMax close Florida locations as Hurricane Ian grows into Category 4 storm

CarMax Dealership – Hurricane Ian closes several dealerships throughout FL. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by: George Sheldon Several dealership groups located in Florida scrambled to close their stores Tuesday as Hurricane Ian ravaged the Gulf Coast, threatening much of the Sunshine State with flooding, tornadoes, high winds, and widespread property damage. At around 5

Kia joins Deutsche Bahn for electric vehicle battery recycling

Kia vehicle at DB – Photo Source/Copyright: Kia Media Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) continue to grow in popularity in the automotive market, and that’s an extra plus for the environment! Fewer fossil fuels, zero emissions, and a much more sustainable fuel source, however, how does this impact the environment? Mining for the

With Sunbit financing, Mitsubishi Motors will now provide more maintenance options

Mitsubishi Logo – Photo Source/Copyright: Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi Motors has a long history as an automaker in North America. Mitsubishi is recognized for its many sports vehicles, and it made its first foray into the United States as a brand of rally race cars. Even though the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, 2022