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Life As We Might Have Known It: What If Ethanol Was Our Primary Engine Fuel

Life As We Might Have Known It: What If Ethanol Was Our Primary Engine Fuel

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to engage in an exchange of emails regarding ethanol and energy with Robert L. Bradley, Jr. Rob is the author of several books, including "Energy - The Master Resource," "Capitalism at Work: Business, Govern ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review By John Heilig

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review By John Heilig

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review By John Heilig ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Fiat 500X ENGINE: 2.4-liter I-4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm/184 lb.-ft. @ 2,500-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 101.2 in. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 17-23, 2017; Self-Driving?, Tesla and Subaru Recalls, Manuals, Best Interior, EV's, Trump Cuts EPA Funding

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 17-23, 2017; Self-Driving?, Tesla and Subaru Recalls, Manuals, Best Interior, EV's, Trump Cuts EPA Funding

* The U.S. auto show circuit has calmed for this year but global auto news is still in the making. At the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show VW debuted its I.D. Cross SUV concept, following on the heals of the I.D. sedan shown in Paris and the I.D. Buzz van shown in Detroit. ... Continue reading

Bill Ford Returns To Family’s Ancestral Home Town To Mark Centenary Of Ford In Ireland

Bill Ford Returns To Family’s Ancestral Home Town To Mark Centenary Of Ford In Ireland

William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company and great-grandson of the company’s founder, Henry Ford, today unveiled a plaque and bench in Ballinascarthy, Ireland, to commemorate 100 years of Ford in the country. The unveiling took place in the center of Ballinascarthy, a small village 40 kilometr ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 AUDI A4 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 AUDI A4 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE AUDI A4 VEHICLE Would the Audi A4 be an auspicious choice for a more modest female? Or a capture a subtle nod for recognizing one’s own self-worth? If you’re anything like me, when trying on luxury-based sedans you want quality, bu ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW If you want all the premium features of a luxurious crossover but none of the bulk, the more compact 2017 Acura RDX may be the right vehicle for you. For what you get – and that includes space and comforts – the RDX clearly delivers more wiz-bang for your buck. ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - First Drive By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack - First Drive By Larry Nutson

2017 Golf Alltrack Taking you outdoors By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel DSC_7765) For the last 30 years, or maybe even 40, it’s been said that Americans don’t like hatchback cars. This in spite of the hatchback’s versatility, ease of cargo carrying and shorter length for easier ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

By Maureen McDonald Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel What kind of European sedan would be perfect for a cruise through Palm Beach? My friend and I decided the 2017 Volvo S90 T fits the bill to perfection. The ice blue chariot with white leather seats rolls in regal style with all the late model luxury car ... Continue reading

LISTEN HERE: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday April 22, 2017 7-9 AM

LISTEN HERE: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday April 22, 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 This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: April 22, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio c ... Continue reading

Even Millennials Don't Want Electric Cars - So Who Is Pushing Them? - We Believe We Know, Do You?

Even Millennials Don't Want Electric Cars - So Who Is Pushing Them? - We Believe We Know, Do You?

Seventy percent of millenials do not want to buy an electric car and are much more interested in purchasing a traditional internal combustion engine vehicle, according to a new report. In addition, about two thirds would have significant reservations about riding in a self-driving car. ... Continue reading

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition - Round 2

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition - Round 2

Breaking the ring of Big Oil sponsored deception, link by link. Hot on the heels of Economist-Professor Bill Shughart publishing his editorial ("How The Ethanol Mandate Is Killing The American Prairie") that was filled with incorrect and irrelevant information to disparage ethanol, comes another anti-ethanol commentary ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy ... Continue reading