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Monday, June 29, 2020

The Byton Electric Car Is Coming, Or Is It?

The Byton Electric Car Is Coming, Or Is It?

At the 2019 Western Automotive Journalists Meeting in Carmel CA we were treated to a presentation by Andrew Hussy of Byton supported by Dave Buchko and Jose Gurrero, all highly respected in the automobile industry for their accomplishments. We heard about “non-traditional manufacturing.” How “Byton wants to drive ... Continue reading

WUHA Virus Force Carmakers To Offer Enticinger Incentives To Help Dealers Move Iron Off Their Lots

WUHA Virus Force Carmakers To Offer Enticinger Incentives To Help Dealers Move Iron Off Their Lots

Belal Bilto, 26, a sales executive and a Manhattan resident bought a midsize pickup Jeep Gladiator this month for just over $48,000, lured by a discount of about $5,000 on the list price and a seven-year, no-interest loan. For Bilto, who was laid off in March, and his fiancé Sabrina Moller, 28, a private chef, a car s ... Continue reading

1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am New Car Review

1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am New Car Review

Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Convertible (1998) ... Continue reading

‘Ford Promise’ For Potential Car Buyers and Lessees

‘Ford Promise’ For Potential Car Buyers and Lessees

Ford an unsettled economy with a program that offers them the option to return the vehicle in case customers lose their jobs within the first year. ... Continue reading

In-Car Technology Determines Initial Quality Ratings - See Top 26 Vehicles

In-Car Technology Determines Initial Quality Ratings - See Top 26 Vehicles

The J.D. Power 2020 Initial Quality Study takes an updated look at the problems owners are having with their new vehicles, including those related to new technologies. The iconic study, redesigned this year, measures components that fail and features that are difficult to use, hard to understand or don’t work the way ... Continue reading

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

A convertible is a life stage vehicle. It’s a car for you and also your spouse or significant other to enjoy on the weekend or perhaps on a casual mid-week day. But at the same time a convertible should provide the appropriate daily transportation you need. Some recent industry data on convertibles says that mor ... Continue reading

110 Years of Alfa Romeo + Video- Seemsa Justa Likea Yesterday

110 Years of Alfa Romeo + Video- Seemsa Justa Likea Yesterday

This month Alfa Romeo officially celebrates its 110th birthday, reopening the doors to its historic museum in Arese Visitors will have access to areas of the museum previously concealed from public view, featuring an additional 150 cars, plus trophies, artwork and engines ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - June 28, 2020

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - June 28, 2020

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

Dodge//SRT Lets Freedom Rev With 8,950 Horsepower in New Product Lineup

Dodge//SRT Lets Freedom Rev With 8,950 Horsepower in New Product Lineup

Dodge//SRT Lets Freedom Rev with 8,950 Horsepower in New Product Lineup Dodge//SRT to reveal its new 2021 lineup at noon ET on July 2, 2020, at dodge.com To build-up to the reveal event that will kick off the holiday weekend, Dodge has created a rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” with sounds of its iconic supe ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD PRO Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD PRO Review By Larry Nutson

At the 2019 Chicago Auto Show Toyota introduced its Tacoma lineup for 2020. The Tacoma TRD Pro for 2020 has been given the once over by Toyota Racing Development and returns with a revised look and new features. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Review by John Heilig

2020 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD Review by John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2020 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD ENGINE: 2.0-liter 4 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 240 hp @ 5,500 rpm/259 lb.-ft. @ 1,800 rpm WHEELBASE: 106.4 in. ... Continue reading

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