Not Lasting Long Enough? Try a Hybrid

Hybrid cars are changing the way people travel. They can go further and spend less. With the rising of demand for fossil fuel, prices have risen resulting in higher gas prices.  The switch to a greener planet has automakers planning for the future.  People want socially responsible cars without losing out on the luxuries offered

Weekly Recap

   This week we at Whips and Tips focused on companies that we thought did a stand up job with how they manufacture their vehicles.  Here is the recap of what we thought about vehicle manufacturing. Sydney evaluated Ford’s Rouge plant.  Established in 1917, the Rouge plant is one of the oldest around.  The plant

Rising Hybrids in the West Coast

With the advancement of technology, there has been an emergence of a new type of vehicle. A vehicle that offers better gas mileage, and produces 90 percent less emissions than combustion engine vehicles. All of this while giving the driver all of the most up-to- date technology inside the car. With technology advancements every year,

In Case Our Posts Weren’t Enough…

Here are some great reads featured in our posts this past week! Take an in depth look at automobile marketing strategies. Enjoy! “2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4MATIC” This highlights the competitiveness of the luxury sports performance sedan market. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec Diesel A good example of firms attempting to increase fuel efficiency in luxury cars while

Weekly Recap: Winning the Market

If you didn’t notice already, this weeks theme focused on the marketing techniques car companies use to get you to buy their product. Here’s a quick recap: Monday “Marketing the Term MPG” compared the Toyota Motor Corporation with Ford and analyzed the different approaches the two companies take toward hybrid advertising. Toyota advertises through research

Social Responsibility: The Most “Eco-Friendly” Automaker

Whips and Tips has focused on environmentally friendly practices in the automotive industry this week.  It is a growing concern among consumers, manufacturers, and the government to implement business practices that promote environmental health and overall sustainability. Sustainable means using the natural resources we have today as efficiently as possible so that generations to come