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In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 16-22, 2017; 2018 Mustang, Ignition Switch GM, Takata, Tesla, Dakar, Who Lives Who Dies

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 16-22, 2017; 2018 Mustang, Ignition Switch GM, Takata, Tesla, Dakar, Who Lives Who Dies

* Ford took the wraps off the 2018 Mustang this week. Refreshed with new front and rear end designs, a 12-inch all-digital customizable instrument cluster, engine upgrades and a new 10-speed automatic plus available MagneRide suspension for optimum handling and optional active valve exhaust for complete noise control a ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday January 21, 2017 7-9 AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday January 21, 2017 7-9 AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription Review - By Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription Review - By Carey Russ +VIDEO

Volvo’s unique approach to efficient luxury DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS If, when you think of high-performance, high-tech European luxury cars and all seem to be German, expand your thinking a bit northward. To Gothenburg, Sweden, home of Volvo. ... Continue reading

Another One Bites The Dust: Ethanol Opponents Unable To Meet The Challenge Of Truth

Another One Bites The Dust: Ethanol Opponents Unable To Meet The Challenge Of Truth

MEET THE BLOWHARDS: Jerry Taylor, David Shepardson, Tim Searchinger, Lauren Fix, Jay Leno, Debbie Carlson, Ed Wallace, Charlie Maxwell, James Conca, Ken Cohen, Lauren Steiner, Paul Driessen, Brian McGraw, Tito Hermoso, Emily Cassidy, Mark J. Perry, Mark Levin, Richard Rahn, Robert Bryce, and the latest Barry Ritholtz B ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Another three-row SUV choice By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8736) The choice of new vehicles offered on the U.S. market today is a virtual smorgasbord. Trying to decide on how to “fill your plate” can be mind-boggling. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic Review By John Heilig

2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Volvo S60 T5 AWD Dynamic ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed Sportronic automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 240 hp @ 5,600 rpm/258 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.3 in. ... Continue reading

A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro +VIDEO

A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro +VIDEO

Audi is quattro and quattro is Audi – the famous all-wheel-drive system has been a defining feature of the Vorsprung durch Technik brand for over 35 years, and proof of that enduring appeal has been provided this week by the eight millionth quattro-equipped model to leave the production line. Fittingly, the worthy re ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Golf GTI Named Good Housekeeping Magazine’s 2017 Best New Compact Car

Volkswagen Golf GTI Named Good Housekeeping Magazine’s 2017 Best New Compact Car

Good Housekeeping Institute engineers praised the sporty compact for its exceptional handling, value and practicality HERNDON, VA - January 20, 2017: Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Volkswagen Golf GTI has earned Good Housekeeping magazine’s 2017 Best New Car Award in the compact vehicle c ... Continue reading

Kia Sportage Wins Used Car Of The Year In 2017 Diesel Car Awards +VIDEO

Kia Sportage Wins Used Car Of The Year In 2017 Diesel Car Awards +VIDEO

Less than a year after the all-new, fourth generation Kia Sportage was launched and quickly won the 2016 Diesel Car Car of the Year award, the third generation version of this hugely successful SUV has won another prestigious accolade, the 2017 Diesel Car Used Car of the Year award. The third generation Sportage which ... Continue reading

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 TDI & F-Pace S Review +VIDEO

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 TDI & F-Pace S Review +VIDEO

AUTO CENTRAL - May 14, 2016: Last year Jaguar celebrated achieving a world record with the F-Pace by driving through the worlds largest loop on the eve of the International Motor Show (IAA). Now we get to take our first look at the Jaguar F Pace S and the Jaguar F Pace Diesel. We took the new F Pace for a drive and wer ... Continue reading

2017 Genesis G90 The Next Level of Luxury Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Genesis G90 The Next Level of Luxury Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Genesis G90 Review By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The Eagles’ rock tune “New Kid in Town” comes to mind. However, although new, this kid is ready to fit in. ... Continue reading

The Cars of Donald Trump

The Cars of Donald Trump

It seems like virtually every aspect of Donald Trump’s life has been closely examined in the media in recent months. That’s inevitable really when you’re not only the US President-elect, but also an outspoken individual. ... Continue reading

Save Money As A "Free-To-The-Dealer" Unencumbered Car Buyer

Save Money As A "Free-To-The-Dealer" Unencumbered Car Buyer

Save Money Since the Auto Channel attracts car shoppers who care, we thought that they would like to save another $300-400 bucks on their next new car purchase. Although using a third-party new car lead aggregator like TruCar, Edmunds, KBB, Auto-by-Tel, Cars.com, AutoTrader and all of the others it is easy, don't for a ... Continue reading

Ford To Auction One-of-One F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction to Benefit JDRF

Ford To Auction One-of-One F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction to Benefit JDRF

•All-new one-of-one 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, the last VIN produced, to be auctioned at 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event, with all proceeds benefiting JDRF •Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company president and CEO, to be joined on stage by team members involved in Raptor design and development, and JDRF executiv ... Continue reading