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2020 HENNESSEY CORVETTE TESTED TO 205.1 MPH

2020 HENNESSEY CORVETTE TESTED TO 205.1 MPH

The team at Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has a long history of testing their cars to over 200 mph. When the C7 Corvette was introduced in 2013, John Hennessey drove their modified Vette with 700 hp to a top speed of 200.6 mph – on a newly built Texas toll-road, the Grand Parkway, near Houston. ... Continue reading

MotorCities At Home Series - "Billy Durant, Founder of General Motors" by Russ Dore

MotorCities At Home Series - "Billy Durant, Founder of General Motors" by Russ Dore

Since we're all still staying at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, MotorCities is presenting a new series of programs featuring members of our Speakers Bureau discussing interesting automotive history topics. Each program is FREE and presented as a live Zoom conference. ... Continue reading

New “MotorCities At Home” Virtual Zoom Programs Debuts with a Look at Cool Hood Ornaments +VIDEO

New “MotorCities At Home” Virtual Zoom Programs Debuts with a Look at Cool Hood Ornaments +VIDEO

Since we're all still staying at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, MotorCities is presenting a new series of virtual programs featuring members of our Speakers Bureau discussing interesting automotive history topics. Each program is FREE and presented as a live Zoom conference. ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review | By Larry Nutson

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review | By Larry Nutson

VW’s first midsize SUV, the three-row seven-seat 2018 Atlas came on the scene in mid-2017. It’s been widely well received and established as a viable entry in the midsize SUV segment. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Venza | Official Preview And World Premiere +Video

2021 Toyota Venza | Official Preview And World Premiere +Video

With a striking new debut, Toyota is breaking the sameness barrier in the midsize two-row crossover utility vehicle (CUV) category. The all-new 2021 Venza delivers an intuitive driving experience with smooth acceleration, predictable handling, and low noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), all wrapped in a sophisticate ... Continue reading

New Porsche 911 Targa World Premiere +VIDEO

New Porsche 911 Targa World Premiere +VIDEO

05/18/2020 Porsche completes its sports car trio in time for summer: following on from the Coupé and Cabriolet, the third body variant of the new 911 generation now makes its debut with the all-wheel drive 911 Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S models. The two new 911 models celebrate their premiere on the Porsche web TV channe ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market Analysis & Trends - 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market Analysis & Trends - 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2018 to 2028. ... Continue reading

Scania to Deliver 75 Battery Electric Trucks to ASKO in Norway

Scania to Deliver 75 Battery Electric Trucks to ASKO in Norway

Scania and the leading Norwegian food wholesaler ASKO have a long-standing collaboration in delivering high-performance trucks. Based on that close relationship, the two companies are jointly exploring new electrification technologies. ... Continue reading

Motus Report Predicts National Fuel Prices to Be 35% Lower This Summer

Motus Report Predicts National Fuel Prices to Be 35% Lower This Summer

BOSTON--Motus, the definitive leader in reimbursement solutions for businesses with mobile-enabled workforces, today released its 2020 Summer Fuel Outlook Report. This report highlights key data related to fuel price fluctuations with a look towards how these changes will impact the summer driving season. ... Continue reading

The Future of Personal Vehicle Ownership

The Future of Personal Vehicle Ownership

Silicon Valley and Wall Street have been pushing the false narrative that owning a car is a hassle—an expensive, unnecessary purchase that folks would rather do away with. The survey showed the complete opposite. It found that only 6.5 percent of car owners viewed car ownership as a hassle.ling service—even under t ... Continue reading

Wuhan Coronavirus Boosts Car Ownership Advantages as Consumers Rethink Shared Rides

Wuhan Coronavirus Boosts Car Ownership Advantages as Consumers Rethink Shared Rides

The AIADA newsletter reported that with widespread concern about coronavirus contagion, some say they're seeing a revival of consumers' interest in owning their own car, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Chinese Covid-19 pandemic has caused people from Beijing to Boston to shun public trains, trams, and buses, as th ... Continue reading

1999 NEW CAR PRICES NOW ON-LINE

1999 NEW CAR PRICES NOW ON-LINE

The Auto Channel's New Car Buyers Guide Features Complete MSRP & Dealer Invoice Prices plus Exclusive Car Buying Tools: TACH 4 Car Compar-a-graph, DealerDirect and SPEC-IT BID-IT BUY-IT Capabilities ... Continue reading

Digital Shift In Retail Vehicle Sales Arriving Shortly - Embrace-It Or Get Deleted

Digital Shift In Retail Vehicle Sales Arriving Shortly - Embrace-It Or Get Deleted

The AIADA reported that as car sales are inching forward, We are all in for a Digital Shift according to Bloomberg. Though new-vehicle sales are down 47% year-over-year, and rental, commercial, and government fleet purchases have fallen 70% over the same period, too, the auto industry has enjoyed small amount of good n ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - May 18, 2020

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - May 18, 2020

From National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. Recalls; Chevrolet, Lincoln, Porsche, Ford, International, Freightliner,Autocar, Blue Bird. even death. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE: Toyota Spring New Product Showcase +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE: Toyota Spring New Product Showcase +VIDEO

Today, Toyota will be presenting its first-ever Spring showcase of new products. Watch it all right here on TheAutoChannel.com beginning at 11AM New York time, 10AM Texas time, and 8AM Los Angeles time. ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Expedition Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Expedition Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Expedition MAXed Out Review. A close up look and commentary about the BIG one. ... Continue reading

2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Civic Sport Touring review by Mark Fulmer The Best Seller still Rocks Even though the last three years has seen Honda's Civicclaim the crown of best selling car in America, it has not become complacent. This reliable front-runner has kept making improvements. ... Continue reading

2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe Review by Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe Review by Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe: Four-door “coupes” have been trending for a number of years in the automotive design world. A coupé or coupe historically has only two-doors. ... Continue reading

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