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Toyota Recall, Lexus Recall

Toyota Recall, Lexus Recall

Toyota is recalling certain Lexus and Toyota vehicles produced between July 2017 through September 2020 due to the same fuel pump issue for which Toyota announced a safety recall in the U.S. in January 2020. In the U.S., Toyota is adding approximately 1.52 million newly identified vehicles to the safety recall original ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Sienna Minivan Preview

2021 Toyota Sienna Minivan Preview

influenced by the bold and robust character of SUVs, hosts many premium features: kick-open and closed sliding side doors and rear gate, four-zone climate control system, heated second-row super-long slide captain’s chairs with ottomans, power tilt and telescoping steering column with heated steering wheel, a digital ... Continue reading

Lordstown Endurance EV Vs Ford F-150 Video

Lordstown Endurance EV Vs Ford F-150 Video

Lordstown Motors has released new footage of the prototype of the 2021 Lordstown Endurance - the world’s first all electric commercial pickup - in a tug of war against a 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat EcoBoost in 4WD-Low: Tug of War: Lordstown Endurance Highlights Its Superior Traction Against the Ford F-150. With both truck ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo XC90 Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Volvo XC90 Review by Mark Fulmer

Lots to love about this 3 row seater This is the Alpha leader of Volvo SUVs, big, strong, smart, and silent. Big. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

When it comes to cars, it’s my job to nitpick. I’m here to tell you, the reader, the good and the bad about a particular car - its strengths and weaknesses, what it might be like to live with on a daily basis. ... Continue reading

Plumbing the Depths of Ethanol Ignorance

Plumbing the Depths of Ethanol Ignorance

Ethanol shouldn't be thought of as "the fuel of the future," it should be "The Fuel of Today That Meets the Needs of Tomorrow!" ... Continue reading

Nissan Goes Orange - Other Car Makers Green With Envy

Nissan Goes Orange - Other Car Makers Green With Envy

This stunning exterior color option is found on nine Nissan models, more than any other automaker. This is more than the preference of one designer, it’s also tied to heritage of Nissan sports cars. ... Continue reading

Are EV's The New Edsel? Study Shows Marketplace Not As Enthused As Car Makers And Wall Street Promoters

Are EV's The New Edsel? Study Shows Marketplace Not As Enthused As Car Makers And Wall Street Promoters

The Mobility Confidence Index for battery-electric vehicles remains neutral, decreasing among American drivers to 54 from 55 (on a 100-point scale) while increasing among Canadian drivers to 58 from 57. For self-driving vehicles, the index is still low, slipping to 34 from 35 in the United States, while holding steady ... Continue reading

2020 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-SPEC Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-SPEC Review by David Colman +VIDEO

You remember how Clark Kent snucks into a phone booth for transformation to Superman? Well, the SH-AWD A-SPEC version of Acura’s RDX reprises that old Superman routine. Only this time around, the phone booth is the mild-mannered shape of this family SUV. ... Continue reading

2020 Audi A6 Allroad Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Audi A6 Allroad Review By Larry Nutson

Yes, this is not about another new SUV arriving in the market. It’s about a station wagon, can you believe. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Venue SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Hyundai Venue SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Too small? Not at all! By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL To give you a clear idea of just how small the new four door, four seat Venue is, compare it to Mazda's archetypal sports car, the two door, two seat MX-5 Miata. The Hyundai is just 5 inches longer, and 2 inches wider than the Miata. ... Continue reading

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Files For Six New Patents To Bring 500 Mile Range Electric Work Truck To Market

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Files For Six New Patents To Bring 500 Mile Range Electric Work Truck To Market

ATLIS Motor Vehicles (AMV), a start-up mobility technology company developing an electric work truck, and the batteries and motors to drive it, has filed six new provisional patents for protection of key technology related to its 100% electric XP vehicle platform and XT pickup truck. ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Edge ST Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Edge ST Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Edge ST Fast flexibility By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6906) The midsize crossover SUV segment is the largest sales segment in the U.S. It offers something for everyone from a basic SUV to top performing sport models. Coming from the Ford Performance te ... Continue reading

Relevant Timely Advertising Messages And Expert Reviews Can Move Your Brand To TACH Viewer's Consideration List

Relevant Timely Advertising Messages And Expert Reviews Can Move Your Brand To TACH Viewer's Consideration List

The Auto Channel is web's first and cleverest interactive automotive web site. As the inventor of now ubequetous information delivery tools and interconnected digital data, “samplers” of relevant for decision making buckets of original, unbiased automotive content, delivered to ... Continue reading