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On or off-road, the 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X delivers

Fans of the mid-sized truck market rejoiced at Nissan’s news awhile back about its release of an updated Frontier. This truck used to be quite popular but it never quite could catch-up to the likes of the Toyota Tacoma. Enter in the 2022 Pro-4X Frontier. This updated truck features all of the modern conveniences and ...

Driven: 2022 Corvette Stingray LT2 Z51 | A super car that’s fun and looks great

CHATTANOOGA, TN — The 2022 Corvette Stingray LT2  continues to be refined and offers incredible performance for the money. For as long as I can remember (and that’s a long time), the Chevrolet Corvette has been referred to as the “poor man’s Ferrari”. Year after year, decade after decade, the Vette has been a solid ...

Car Coach, Ethanol, Gas, Fuel

EPA to expand E15 Ethanol Fuel – Is Ethanol bad for your car’s engine?

The Biden administration announced it will suspend a federal rule that bars higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during the summertime. The move is intended to lower fuel prices. However, that decision to authorize year-round use of E15 or 15% ethanol will impact gas supplies, prices, your car’s engine, and the environment. And maybe not ...

Tested on and off-road: 2022 Grand Wagoneer

The Wagoneer might instill images of a Jeep family SUV from years gone by, but it has been revived as its own luxury brand of SUV. Last year, we saw the release of its ultra-luxury SUV dubbed the Grand Wagoneer with no Jeep moniker on it. While many of us remember the glory days of ...

Road tested: 2022 GMC Terrain AT4

CHATTANOOGA, TN – GMC hasn’t slowed down a bit with keeping pace in the highly competitive SUV market. Its 2022 Terrain AT4 ramps things up with some beefy tires, rugged looks, and some nice amenities. GMC did a refresh for 2022 which includes a new bumper and front grille, LED headlights, new 18 or 19-inch ...

Reviewed: 2022 Kia Stinger GT2 RWD – the asphalt melter

Chattanooga, TN – Kia has made some nice refinements to the Stinger. When this car first came out back in 2018, it started turning heads and winning the hearts of many. For the first time, we saw Kia release a vehicle that cemented its commitment to performance. Consequently, it also helped some skeptics take the ...

The Car Coach, New York Auto Show

Best New Vehicles at the New York International Auto Show (April 15-24)

The 2022 edition of the New York auto show returns, and while it may not have returned to its previous scale, there were still plenty of new cars to check out.  Running from April 15-24 at Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, the 2022 New York Auto Show runs feature displays from dozens of car companies. ...

Elon Musk, Musk, Time, Person of the Year, Space X

Elon Musk’s newest Tesla Gigafactory Opens in Giga, Texas

AUSTIN: Elon Musk has recently made news of buying enough stock in Twitter to make him the leading shareholder. That and blasting off in his own rocket ship to be one of the first non-military private citizens to visit outer space. Musk is truly a thinker and an innovator in the vein of Nikolas Tesla, ...

Chevrolet’s 2022 Trailblazer has stylish looks and is very roomy

Chattanooga, TN — Chevy’s 2022 Trailblazer is the company’s hat in the ring for the smaller SUV market. Capitalizing on the Trailblazer brand for years gone by, this small, stylish SUV is a great seller for Chevrolet. Chevy’s design team did a fabulous job of coming out with one of the best-looking SUVs in its ...

Gendler, Rabbi Everett Gendler, Jewish, Universalism, died

Rabbi Gendler’s eloquent voice for Jewish universalism, social justice

Rabbi Everett Gendler, a leading civil rights advocate, environmentalist, and advocate of Jewish universalism, died on April l at 93. He led an extraordinary life. He was jailed in Georgia in 1962 with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was the father of the Jewish environmentalism movement and spent the last two decades helping ...

Strawberries, Health, Fruit, Berries

Strawberries, the spring season crop full of health and flavor

April 5, 2020– With the advent of spring, red, delicious, and fragrant strawberries abound! As one of the most popular fruits in the US, strawberries appear in grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and countryside fruit stands, attracting persons of all ages who are eager to consume them. We see farmland road signs opening the red strawberry ...

Päivi Räsänen, Censorship, Bible Verses, Finland, Prime Minister

Bible Verses are not hate speech: Finnish MP acquitted of all charges

Recently acquitted Finland Member of Parliament, Päivi Räsänen was on trial for tweeting Bible verses. The court ruling that Bible verses are not hate speech. The Alliance Defending Freedom International, which represented Räsänen and Bishop Juhana Pohjola, announced, “a Finnish court unanimously concluded that ‘it is not for the district court to interpret biblical concepts.'” ...

The Car Coach, Buying Online, Car

The Car Coach – Tips for buying a car online

Buying a car online can be easy and many dealerships are offering online shopping options to make it easier to buy a car from your couch. Some dealerships are adding new online digital platforms that allow consumers to select a model, trim level, color, options, get approved for financing, and even negotiate the prices of ...

Road tested: 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 represents a bold move for Hyundai, not only in looks but in EV value as well. With the Government pushing hard for electric vehicles to help “fight climate change”, automakers are steadily being pushed to produce them. Tesla was the trailblazer towards the EV path but now it has some ...

WE THE KIDS, PATRIOTISM, PAB AWARD

‘We The Kids’ show 2nd PAB Award recognizes children as future patriots

American parents are watching the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its stark impact on Ukraine’s children due to the desires of one man – Putin. And they are drawing parallels between the tyranny of Putin and Biden. Unfortunately, these politicians feel that an assault on parents, children be damned, is ok. It makes America’s We ...

The hot, 2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing is here and we drive it

CHATTANOOGA, TN — In an effort to both showcase its heritage as a championship-winning racing brand and to lure would-be German sport sedan buyers, Cadillac has unleashed the 2022 CT4-V Blackwing. One glance at this new performance sedan, and you can quickly see why it carries the Blackwing moniker. Only 250 of these will be ...