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2017 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up

2017 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up

2017 Chicago Auto Show - 2017 Chicago Auto Show - the 109th edition of the largest automotive exhibition in North America.the 109th edition of the largest automotive exhibition in North America. LEDE PHOTO Cannell_CHI17-1299 By Thom Cannell, Michigan Bureau and Larry Nutson, Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The Chicago ... Continue reading

Remembering Bill Baker - Jaguar Land Rover

Remembering Bill Baker - Jaguar Land Rover

February 17, 2017; All of us at Jaguar Land Rover and in the Land Rover community were saddened today with the loss of dear friend, automotive enthusiast and industry leader Bill Baker. Land Rover was born on a beach in 1948, but didn't take root in the United States until 1986 when a small band of employees, including ... Continue reading

Mota You-Go the Best in On Road and Off Road Riding

Mota You-Go the Best in On Road and Off Road Riding

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2017 -- Mota Group (www.mota.com) today launched the versatile all terrain You-Go, at Toy Fair 2017. ... Continue reading

Myers Industries Announces Date for 2017 Annual Meeting

Myers Industries Announces Date for 2017 Annual Meeting

AKRON, Ohio—Myers Industries, Inc. announced today that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 9 a.m. Eastern Time. Shareholders will be able to attend the meeting via a live audio webcast or in person at the Louis S. Myers Training Center located at 1554 South Main Street in ... Continue reading

Nationally Prominent Michigan Auto Dealer Richard F. "Dick" Huvaere Dies At 72

Nationally Prominent Michigan Auto Dealer Richard F. "Dick" Huvaere Dies At 72

RICHMOND, Mich., Feb. 17, 2017 -- Nationally prominent Richmond, Mich.-based auto dealer, businessman, community and industry leader Richard F. "Dick" Huvaere died last night surrounded by his family in Key Largo, FL from a decade-long fight with pulmonary fibrosis. ... Continue reading

2017 Honda CR-V, HR-V, Pilot and Odyssey Named Kelley Blue Book "Best Family Cars of 2017"

2017 Honda CR-V, HR-V, Pilot and Odyssey Named Kelley Blue Book "Best Family Cars of 2017"

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 -- Four 2017 Honda models, the CR-V, HR-V, Pilot and Odyssey were each named as Best Family Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue Book. ... Continue reading

Subaru Begins TV Advertising For 2017 Impreza

Subaru Begins TV Advertising For 2017 Impreza

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 17, 2017 -- Subaru of America, Inc. today debuted a series of new advertising spots centered around the launch of the all-new 2017 Impreza. ... Continue reading

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review and 2017 Updates

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review and 2017 Updates

It was new for 2016 and it’s a hybrid-powered SUV from BMW. This X5 is BMW’s first plug-in hybrid core production model. That is, outside of the BMW i line-up ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 18, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 18, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused LIVE New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart ... Continue reading

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 Honors Iconic Esprit S1

Unique Lotus Evora Sport 410 Honors Iconic Esprit S1

Representing the state of the supercar art, a one-off Evora Sport 410 has been commissioned through Lotus Exclusive as a tribute to one of its most famous ancestors, the Lotus Esprit S1. Launched in October 2016, the Evora Sport 410 has wowed motoring press and customers with its combination of effortless pace and intu ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid Debut at Canadian International Auto Show +VIDEO

2018 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid Debut at Canadian International Auto Show +VIDEO

Discover what drives you forward, in the Toyota exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show – February 17-26, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. ... Continue reading

All-New 2017 Kia Cadenza Makes Canadian Debut in Toronto +VIDEO

All-New 2017 Kia Cadenza Makes Canadian Debut in Toronto +VIDEO

The all-new Cadenza will: have a new stronger body structure that is lighter and more rigid resulting in improved driving dynamics utilize elevated interior material quality and design that enhance the driving experience attract attention with a unique sculpted exterior design feature Kia's first FWD eight-speed automa ... Continue reading

INFINITI QX50 Concept debuts at the Canadian International Auto Show +VIDEO

INFINITI QX50 Concept debuts at the Canadian International Auto Show +VIDEO

The new QX50 Concept made its national premiere at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS) in Toronto, showcasing INFINITI's vision for a next-generation mid-size premium crossover. ... Continue reading

The Ethanol Dividend

The Ethanol Dividend

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL A hundred years ago, ethanol (alcohol fuel) was the engine fuel of choice for objective persons-in-the-know. This was true in America and anywhere in the world that was starting to be impacted by that new-fangled invention, the automobile. For alcohol ... Continue reading

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