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Alfa Romeo 4C Honored as Best Value Luxury Sports Car in 2017 Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards

Alfa Romeo 4C Honored as Best Value Luxury Sports Car in 2017 Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards

The Alfa Romeo 4C was honoured with Vincentric Award for Best Value in the Luxury Sports Car category Value is determined using statistical analysis that incorporates the total cost of ownership of all vehicles for the 2017 model year along with the current market price of those vehicles June 13, 2017 , Windsor, Ontari ... Continue reading

FCA Comments On West Virginia University Emissions Testing

FCA Comments On West Virginia University Emissions Testing

Auburn Hills, Mich. June 13, 2017; FCA US has recently been made aware of on-road emissions testing conducted on two of the Company’s diesel-powered vehicles by West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels Engines and Emissions (CAFEE). Based upon court filings and discussions with CAFEE, this testing ap ... Continue reading

Axalta Coating Systems Wins Honda Supplier Award in Brazil

Axalta Coating Systems Wins Honda Supplier Award in Brazil

GUARULHOS, Brazil—Axalta Coating Systems , a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently received Honda Brazil’s 2016 Best Supplier award in the “Excellence in Delivery” category, which recognizes suppliers who meet every deadline throughout the year. The award not only reflects Axalta’s d ... Continue reading

Iconic 1958 Chevrolet Impala from the Film “American Graffiti” Hits the Road with Axalta this Summer

Iconic 1958 Chevrolet Impala from the Film “American Graffiti” Hits the Road with Axalta this Summer

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Axalta will feature the American Graffiti 1958 Chevrolet Impala at NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky on June 15-17, Goodguys Columbus in Columbus, Ohio on July 7-9, and NSRA Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky on August 3-6, 2017. (Photo: Axalta) ???pagination.previous??? ? ... Continue reading

New Marketing Campaign for All-new Honda Odyssey Shows How Innovative Features and Imaginative Solutions Keeps Everyone in the Family Happy

New Marketing Campaign for All-new Honda Odyssey Shows How Innovative Features and Imaginative Solutions Keeps Everyone in the Family Happy

TORRANCE, Calif., June 13, 2017 -- As the all-new, completely redesigned 2018 Honda Odyssey arrives in dealerships across the U.S., Honda is introducing a new integrated marketing campaign highlighting the vehicle's innovative technology and imaginative solutions that will keep everyone in the family happy. Debuting du ... Continue reading

San Francisco Start-Up Shift Announces BMW Giveaway

San Francisco Start-Up Shift Announces BMW Giveaway

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2017 -- Shift, (shift.com), a San Francisco-based startup that combines technology and a team of car concierges to take the hassle and guesswork out of buying and selling cars, today announced its California BMW Giveaway contest . The winner will receive any BMW listed on Shift's online marketp ... Continue reading

Spartan Motors' Grand Opening of New Plant Expands Successful Alliance Between Leading Global Manufacturers

Spartan Motors' Grand Opening of New Plant Expands Successful Alliance Between Leading Global Manufacturers

CHARLOTTE, Mich., June 13, 2017 -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. ("Spartan" or the "Company") – a leader in the manufacturing of high-quality specialty chassis and vehicle assembly – today celebrates the grand opening of its new, flexible manufacturing facility in Charlotte, Mi ... Continue reading

Parking At Airport? Rent Your Car To Other Travelers - TravelCar Carsharing Service

Parking At Airport? Rent Your Car To Other Travelers - TravelCar Carsharing Service

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2017 -- TravelCar, the global innovator in airport parking and carsharing for travelers, announced today it has entered the U.S. market, selecting Los Angeles as its headquarters and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for its first U.S. operation. Founded in 2012 and currently operating in 30 ... Continue reading

2017 Jaguar F-PACE 20d - This Cat Can Haul; Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Jaguar F-PACE 20d - This Cat Can Haul; Review By Larry Nutson

Jaguar’s decision to enter the SUV market was met with consternation by some. My Netherlands-based colleague Henny Hemmes wrote back in April 2016, “When Jaguar announced its plans to develop an SUV, not every fan of the brand was excited, nor was I. But that mood changed somewhat when seeing the concept and later ... Continue reading

2017 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Review Elegance And Performance - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mercedes AMG GLC 43 Review Elegance And Performance - Review By Larry Nutson

A five-passenger compact crossover SUV, the GLC is based extensively on the C-class sedan. True to Mercedes’ character it’s luxurious with quite an elegant interior. Overall ride characteristics are comfortable and luxurious plus there’s nothing lacking in performance. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LEXUS GS 350 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LEXUS GS 350 REVIEW

I drove a 2017 Lexus GS 350 with the 3.5-liter V6 engine with 311 horsepower mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. While a base model to a top-of-the-line trim are available, variations are determined by engine (V6 or turbocharged 4-cylinder), rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, and the addition of the F-SPORT fea ... Continue reading

Oklahoma Debut of 2018 Ford Mustang to be Centerpiece of Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals +VIDEO

Oklahoma Debut of 2018 Ford Mustang to be Centerpiece of Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals +VIDEO

The recently unveiled 2018 Ford Mustang will be the centerpiece of Ford Motor Company's performance celebration when the global sports car makes its Oklahoma debut at the Mid America Ford and Shelby Nationals in Tulsa. Ford will also show its latest vehicles, lead a Thursday cruise-in and conduct thrill rides at the tr ... Continue reading

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to Host Premier North American Celebration of Ferrari 70th Anniversary

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to Host Premier North American Celebration of Ferrari 70th Anniversary

The first Ferrari-badged automobile, a 125 Sport with a 1.5-liter V12 engine, took to the open road in the spring of 1947. Soon after, with amazing speed, cars bearing the mark of the prancing horse wove their way into the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide. ... Continue reading

The Winners of the Electric Car Boom

The Winners of the Electric Car Boom

Even yesterday is not soon enough to get new lithium resources online; near-future demand is overwhelming, and massive deficits are looming fast. Lithium prices have skyrocketed, growing by double-digits every year since 2014. ... Continue reading

First Automated Vehicle in New York, an Audi, Takes to Capitol Streets in Technology Demonstration

First Automated Vehicle in New York, an Audi, Takes to Capitol Streets in Technology Demonstration

Audi became the first company to demonstrate an automated vehicle in New York, at an event near the state capitol today. Audi offered rides and demonstrations of Audi Highway Pilot technology – Society of Automobile Engineers Level 3 automation – to legislators, their staffs, media and other stakeholders. ... Continue reading

LIVE World Premiere Today of the All-New Hyundai KONA +VIDEO

LIVE World Premiere Today of the All-New Hyundai KONA +VIDEO

Hyundai Motor is unveiling the All-New KONA at its world premiere on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 in Milan / Italy. The All-New KONA continues Hyundai’s new design identity while adding its progressive character to create a unique proposition in the sub-compact SUV segment.The All-New KONA’s front is expressive and pow ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus ENGINE: 3.6-liter V6 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 287 hp @ 6,400 rpm/262 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 121.6 in. ... Continue reading

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