The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

September 2020

Select Another Month

Thursday, September 10, 2020

General Motors’ Future Electric Vehicles to Debut Industry’s First Wireless Battery Management System

General Motors’ Future Electric Vehicles to Debut Industry’s First Wireless Battery Management System

General Motors will be the first automaker to use an almost completely wireless battery management system, or wBMS, for production electric vehicles. This wireless system, developed with Analog Devices, Inc., will be a primary driver of GM’s ability to ultimately power many different types of electric vehicles from a ... Continue reading

SUBARU SUPPORTS LOCAL ACTION IN FIRST-EVER #FACELIFTACTLOCAL NATIONAL CLEAN-UP AND RECYCLING INITIATIVE

SUBARU SUPPORTS LOCAL ACTION IN FIRST-EVER #FACELIFTACTLOCAL NATIONAL CLEAN-UP AND RECYCLING INITIATIVE

Act Local, the six-day-long event produced by the Yosemite Climbing Association and co-presented by The North Face, encourages people to independently get outdoors and safely pick up trash at their local green spaces, neighborhood parks or backyards from September 22nd through September 27th. Tied to the Subaru Don’t ... Continue reading

25 Years Later GM Spurns In-house Fuel Cell and Battery Scientists And Makes Deal With Nicola

25 Years Later GM Spurns In-house Fuel Cell and Battery Scientists And Makes Deal With Nicola

•General Motors expects to receive in excess of $4 billion of benefits between the equity value of the shares, contract manufacturing of the Badger, supply contracts for batteries and fuel cells, and EV credits retained over the life of the contract •General Motors to be exclusive supplier of fuel cells globally (o ... Continue reading

Impact Auto Auctions Leverages Global IAA AuctionNow™ Platform to Accelerate Shift to Digital

Impact Auto Auctions Leverages Global IAA AuctionNow™ Platform to Accelerate Shift to Digital

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--Impact Auto Auctions Ltd., the Canadian business unit of IAA, Inc. , a leading digital global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces the shift of its online auction platform Impact AuctionNow™ to a fully digital experience. AuctionNow was developed by IAA as an adaptive pla ... Continue reading

Motorcar Parts of America to Present at the 18th Annual CL King Best Ideas Conference

Motorcar Parts of America to Present at the 18th Annual CL King Best Ideas Conference

LOS ANGELES--Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. today announced it is scheduled for a fireside chat presentation on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern time at the 18th Annual CL King Best Ideas Conference being held this year in a virtual format. A live audio webcast of the discussion will be available thr ... Continue reading

Satisfaction Increases as Dealerships Up Service Game Amid COVID-19, J.D. Power Finds

Satisfaction Increases as Dealerships Up Service Game Amid COVID-19, J.D. Power Finds

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail J.D. Power 2020 Canada Customer Service Index—Long-Term (CSI-LT) Study (Graphic: Business Wire) J.D. Power 2020 Canada Customer Service Index—Long-Term (CSI-LT) Study (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail TORONTO--Against a bac ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, which takes place on October 22, 2020, will address safety and autonomy issues in vehicle transportation. (Graphic: Velodyne Lidar) The World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, which takes place on October 22, 2020, will address sa ... Continue reading

Demand for Renewable Natural Gas Accelerates as Clean Energy Inks Deals for Over 20 Million Gallons in Past 45 Days

Demand for Renewable Natural Gas Accelerates as Clean Energy Inks Deals for Over 20 Million Gallons in Past 45 Days

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new and extended contracts for more than 20 million gallons of Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to accommodate the continued demand across key business segments for the ultra-low carbon fuel produced from organic waste. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Nexo H2 Fuel Cell SUV Is For Lease At 4 California Dealerships

Hyundai Nexo H2 Fuel Cell SUV Is For Lease At 4 California Dealerships

Hyundai fuels the advancement of sustainable mobility and zero emissions solutions with its NEXO fuel cell SUV, now also available at a Hyundai dealer near Sacramento. ... Continue reading

Lucid Motors Unveils Lucid Air Most Powerful and Efficient Luxury Electric Sedan +VIDEO Of Complete Reveal (1:30)

Lucid Motors Unveils Lucid Air Most Powerful and Efficient Luxury Electric Sedan +VIDEO Of Complete Reveal (1:30)

Lucid Motors, unveiled production details for the highly anticipated Lucid Air in a global web broadcast from its Silicon Valley headquarters. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota RAV4 Auto Channel Review by Chicago Car Guy Larry Nutson

2020 Toyota RAV4 Auto Channel Review by Chicago Car Guy Larry Nutson

It seems like the RAV4 has been around forever. Actually, it’s been around since 1995. ... Continue reading

2020 Honda Civic SI review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Civic SI review by Mark Fulmer

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

Road Trip: Exploring America's Largest Shitties

Road Trip: Exploring America's Largest Shitties

A nation of public defecation - Over the years, The Auto Channel has presented stories, pictures, and videos of some of the world's most scenic drives. ... Continue reading

Response to THE CASE FOR CLIMATE ACTION

Response to THE CASE FOR CLIMATE ACTION

This plan is a subterfuge to keep the status quo while attempting to make it look as if the Democrats (or any single political party) has a legitimate understanding of the issues as well as a solution to real and imagined problems. ... Continue reading

Search The Auto Channel

The Auto Channel content library (since 1996) has grown to become the world’s most extensive and complete interactive archive of automotive centric news, articles, reviews and intense event coverage, presented to viewers as Text, Video and Images.

The Auto Channel Content by Topic

Vehicle manufacturers and alt fuels.