Birchwood Automotive Student Spotlight: BGM Professional Interns

This summer some of our Professional Interns were interviewed to discuss their experience working as part of the Birchwood Team. Daniyal Syed, Professional Intern- Birchwood Chevrolet Buick GMC Eric Wankling, Professional Intern- Birchwood Chevrolet Buick GMC Rejean Courcelles, Professional Intern- Birchwood Chevrolet Buick GMC Q: Why did you decide to work at Birchwood? Daniyal: “I’m a student at Asper and …

Women in Automotive Leadership Summit

This year’s Women in Automotive Leadership Summit looked to support, develop, and further the careers of women in the automotive industry. The summit celebrates the diversity and gender equality seen within Birchwood Automotive Group. WIAL was created to address stereotypes and develop a program that brings us together to offer support and inspiration at all levels. At the 2018 Women …

Five Reasons to Buy a Lexus RX

The RX was first imagined back in 1993 by Toyota Executives. Development of this new luxury crossover really took off in 1994, and by the end of 1995 the final design had been made. Right from the release, the RX became the best-selling model in the Lexus lineup, accounting for 50% of all sales. The RX 300 basically created the …

2018 Volvo XC60 Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating From IIHS

Volvo has a reputation for building safe vehicles, so it probably won’t surprise many that the brand has received another 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award, this time for the newly redesigned 2018 Volvo XC60. Top Safety Pick+ is the highest honor awarded by the IIHS and is issued when the vehicle scores the highest rating of “Good” in all five …

Four Ways to Make Inspiring Footage From Your Toyota Dash Cam

Have you ever considered getting a dash camera? As a handy safeguard, saving footage could have real practical value, but when you’re on the road, there is a whole world of other experiences out there for you to capture as well. Because cameras like the new Toyota Genuine Dash Camera continuously record footage, you have the opportunity to film priceless …

2019 Ford Ranger: The Return of a Beloved Pickup

The long-rumored and highly anticipated 2019 Ford Ranger pickup has finally arrived. Officially confirmed last year, the Ranger has had a convoluted path back to U.S. showrooms that has been well documented: Customers decried its demise in 2011, Ford denied its return for a couple of years, and then General Motors released its revised Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size …

First Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger GT

Yes, the folks with the Rio and the value-priced sport-utes have rolled out an all-new model – the Stinger – that can pretty much hold its own where rubber meets road. I don’t expect a mass exodus from the premium-brand showrooms, but the Stinger is way better than I expected. And I’m sure there are a few people glad to …

2019 BMW 3 Series: What to Expect From the Next Sport Luxury Sedan

Although the BMW 3 Series is still a top-seller in its segment, a disappointing seventh-place finish in a recent eight-car comparison reveals how much ground the former segment leader must make up to better compete with well-rounded cars such as the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Audi A4. The 3 Series has often been a Motor Trend favorite, but considering how much more emphasis BMW has placed on luxury over sport for …

2018 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia Refreshed, Debut New TRD Sport Trim

Toyota continues the tradition of debuting trucks at the Chicago auto show, showing off a new trim level, the TRD Sport grade, for the Tundra pickup and Sequoia full-size SUV. But more importantly, Toyota gives us our first look at the 2018 model-year refreshes for those models. The current Toyota Tundra was first introduced for the 2014 model year at …

Hyundai is Developing a High-Performance Hybrid Sports Coupe

Regardless of what you thought of the car itself, you have to give Hyundai credit for putting the original Genesis Coupe into production. Back in 2009, Hyundai was still mostly known for selling cars that made for adequate, affordable transportation, so a rear-wheel-drive sports coupe was a shock. But while the Genesis Coupe was recently canceled, it appears Hyundai is …