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VANTAS and T-GO Brands Expand Vehicle Agreement; Bringing Jobs to America with Vehicle Manufacturing Plant Plans Adjusted

VANTAS and T-GO Brands Expand Vehicle Agreement; Bringing Jobs to America with Vehicle Manufacturing Plant Plans Adjusted

Expansion plan covers revisions in U.S. manufacturing timetable Pact is expansion of current 2019 agreement HAAH Motors Holdings signed with Sicar U.S. sales expected to begin in late 2022 IRVINE, Calif. April 20, 2021 -- HAAH Motors Holdings and Shanghai SICAR Automotive Technology Development Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

Lincoln China Debuts Zephyr Reflection Preview Car; Introduces Corsair PHEV at Auto Shanghai 2021

Lincoln China Debuts Zephyr Reflection Preview Car; Introduces Corsair PHEV at Auto Shanghai 2021

Today at Auto Shanghai, Lincoln debuted the Lincoln Zephyr Reflection preview car, showcasing the best of Lincoln’s global design expertise in a vehicle designed solely for the China market. The all-new Lincoln Corsair plug-in hybrid (PHEV) also made its debut as Lincoln’s first locally produced new energy vehicle ... Continue reading

EV Motoring - 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV named World Car of the Year +VIDEO

EV Motoring - 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV named World Car of the Year +VIDEO

The Volkswagen ID.4 has been named “World Car of the Year 2021,” prevailing over strong global competition. The World Car Awards are presented by more than 90 international automotive journalists from 24 countries, who vote on the best innovations on the world market. ... Continue reading

2021 Cadillac CT5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Cadillac CT5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Cadillac CT5 Delivers your wants and needs I had my first drive in Cadillac’s new CT5 sedan last year, notwithstanding Covid-19. I recently found myself again behind the wheel of this premium/luxury midsize sedan. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

Almost Everything you wanted to know about EVs (but might be afraid to ask) The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a worldwide strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat ... Continue reading

Hyundai IONIQ Named Best Hybrid and Best Plug-In Hybrid by U.S. News & World Report

Hyundai IONIQ Named Best Hybrid and Best Plug-In Hybrid by U.S. News & World Report

Hyundai’s 2021 IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid received Best Hybrid Car and Best Plug-In Hybrid awards from U.S. News & World Report. IONIQ Hybrid also was named Best Hybrid Car in 2020. ... Continue reading

Mr. Secretary, Just A Reminder - Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

Mr. Secretary, Just A Reminder - Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

By Bob (I'm really pissed off and won't take it any more) Gordon President and Co-publisher The Auto Channel Auto Central October 4, 2009; Last week Marc Rauch my friend, business partner and co-founder of The Auto Channel traveled down to LA from his home in Northern California to interview and visit with Ed Begley Jr ... Continue reading

World premiere for the BMW iX and the latest generation of BMW iDrive with new digital services for China.

World premiere for the BMW iX and the latest generation of BMW iDrive with new digital services for China.

At the Auto Shanghai 2021 show, BMW is focusing squarely on the future technologies of electric mobility, sustainability and seamless connectivity between the customer’s vehicle and their digital lifestyle. Munich. ... Continue reading

Toyota announces its new BEV series, Toyota bZ, in establishment of a full line-up of electrified vehicles

Toyota announces its new BEV series, Toyota bZ, in establishment of a full line-up of electrified vehicles

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced Toyota bZ, its newly established series of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), in establishment of a full line-up of electrified vehicles, on April 19. At Auto Shanghai, a motor show held in Shanghai, China, Toyota unveiled a concept version of the Toyota bZ4X, which will be th ... Continue reading

Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the "Honda SUV e:prototype" at Auto Shanghai 2021

Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the "Honda SUV e:prototype" at Auto Shanghai 2021

In China, Honda will introduce 10 Honda-brand EV models within five years. The mass-production model based on the Honda SUV e:prototype is scheduled to go on sale in spring 2022 as the symbolic first Honda-brand EV in China. ... Continue reading

U.S. News Announces their Choice Of 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars

U.S. News Announces their Choice Of 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars

U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars. U.S. News evaluated 73 vehicles and named winners across seven categories. ... Continue reading

Yes, Tin Lizzie Was An Alcoholic - Newly Updated

Yes, Tin Lizzie Was An Alcoholic - Newly Updated

SPECIAL FEATURE - Correcting Bad Revisionist History About Ford's Multi-Fuel Model T Automobile ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Ready to Electrify Large Part of Goods Transports

Volvo Trucks Ready to Electrify Large Part of Goods Transports

With the sales start this year of three new heavy-duty all-electric models, Volvo Trucks believes the time is right for a rapid upswing in electrification of heavy road transport. ... Continue reading