We hear it a lot: a car, truck, or SUV has won a safety award or honor. It has been smashed, bashed, beaten, and dented into oblivion. After the car is completely totaled and the data is analyzed, the vehicle is deemed one of the safest, one of the most dangerous, or somewhere in between.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) spends thousands of hours testing and examining vehicle safety, annually awarding car Top Safety Pick Honors, but have you ever wondered what exactly goes into those tests?
How do they determine which vehicle safest? And what exactly goes into making those seemingly simple crash tests?Read More
Eastern Iowa may be over 1,000 miles from the Big Apple, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in one of the biggest auto shows in the nation.
New York Auto Show has Plenty for Iowa Drivers
Set to kick off next Wednesday, the New York Auto Show will be over two weeks of special exhibits, vehicle galleries, and automotive debuts. The event opens to the media on Wednesday, March 27th, and there are a few premiers that we are anxiously anticipating.Read More
The Geneva Auto Show in Switzerland is an annual display of extravagant, often unattainable vehicles. This year the highlights included offerings from Ferrari and Rolls Royce; and who could forget the Lamborghini Veneno, which somehow costs $3.9 million!
While the show really is the playground for European high-end luxury and performance cars, American automakers like GM and Chrysler did find room to show off their products.Read More
General Motors is planning to add full connectivity and make their cars internet hotspots by mid-2014. The cars will feature high-speed 4G broadband connections.
GM will team up with AT&T to give select 2015 models 4G LTE broadband, which is currently the fastest type of wireless connection available.Read More
The all-new, built-from-the-ground-up 2013 Cadillac ATS is available now at Cedar Rapids Cadillac dealer, McGrath Buick GMC Cadillac! Our first ATS rolled off the lot earlier this month with Iowa City native, Ben Dillon, behind the wheel! Everyone here at McGrath Automotive would like to thank Ben Dillon for helping us take the next step in promoting the long legacy of the prestigious Cadillac brand and we wish him the best with his new ATS!Read More