Automotive.com Gas Price Checker

Automotive.com came up with a new gas price checker, which might come in handy these days. Their gas prices widget will display the cheapest gasoline prices and gas stations in your city or town, with an option to display the current national average gasoline price. The widget supports regular, plus, premium, and diesel grades. Continue Reading →

GMC Acadia Features Jet Fighter Technology

Owners of the 2012 GMC Acadia midsize crossover can safely merge onto the highway using technology similar to what fighter pilots use to guide precise movements at supersonic speeds. The vehicle’s optional heads-up display, or HUD, was born out of aerospace research.

Acadia’s HUD works by projecting information from within the dashboard, using two mirrors to reflect a crisp digital image off the windshield so that it appears to the driver to be floating in front of the vehicle’s bumper. Drivers can adjust the brightness of the image, its location on the windshield or even turn the image off altogether. Continue Reading →

Jeep Releases Three New Limited Editions

In January, Jeep introduced a distinctive, “blacked-out” production-intent concept Grand Cherokee at the Houston Auto Show, and connected with consumers to name the model. With more than 100,000 entries from enthusiasts of the Jeep brand – which boasts more than 2 million Facebook fans – “Altitude” emerged as the winning vehicle name.

The new, limited-edition Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot Altitude models will arrive in Jeep showrooms in May. Continue Reading →