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August Decline in New-Vehicle Sales Fourth in Last Six Months

August Decline in New-Vehicle Sales Fourth in Last Six Months

DETROIT, Aug. 25, 2016 -- New-vehicle retail sales in August are expected to drop 6.5% from a year ago, and total new-vehicle sales are expected to slip 5.2%, according to a monthly sales forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail sales are on pace to reach 1,269,600 in August, while total sale ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan, The Every-Duty Truck, Reviewed By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Titan, The Every-Duty Truck, Reviewed By Larry Nutson

Titan is a must-be-shopped pickup if a pickup is what you are after. 2017 Nissan Titan The Every-Duty Truck By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC-7045) For 2016 Nissan introduced the new TITAN XD full size pickup that fits in a space between the traditional heavy-duty and light-duty/ ... Continue reading

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

WASHINGTON, Aug 25, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters In an exclusive report that Volkswagen AG is expected to announce on Thursday it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 U.S. dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said. The ... Continue reading

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

Automaker sets a new benchmark for electric vehicles and consumer range anxiety. ​NEW YORK August 25, 2016; The Wall Street Journal reports that Tesla Motors Inc. is offering its electric vehicles with a battery capable of going up to 315 miles on a single charge. The company unveiled new versions of its Model S seda ... Continue reading

GAIKINDO Indonesia Auto Show (GIIAS 2016)

GAIKINDO Indonesia Auto Show (GIIAS 2016)

GAIKINDO Indonesia Auto Show (GIIAS 2016) Is the Window to the Growth of the Indonesian Automotive Industry JAKARTA, Aug, 24 2016; The international automotive event, GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2016 has taken place since August 11-21 at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), BSD, Serpong. Th ... Continue reading

Honda to Begin Japanese Sales of All-new NSX

Honda to Begin Japanese Sales of All-new NSX

TOKYO, Aug, 25 2016- Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today began accepting applications in Japan for custom orders of the all-new NSX supercar, which underwent a full redesign for the first time in 26 years since the introduction of the original NSX. The customer delivery will begin on February 27, 2017.The all-new NSX inherits ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

The 2016 AltCar Expo will showcase the West Coast debut of the new Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid with free ride and drives open to the public. Representatives from Kia will be on hand to answer any questions. The 11th Annual AltCar Expo, is the region's premier car show dedicated to alternative fuel vehicles and transporta ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz S, SS, SSK and SSKL: Spare parts for pre-war classics reproduced in original quality

Mercedes-Benz S, SS, SSK and SSKL: Spare parts for pre-war classics reproduced in original quality

Stuttgart August 24 2016; Vital spare parts for the outstanding pre-war classic models in the S-series (S, SS, SSK, SSKL) are now once again available ex factory. These have been reproduced by Mercedes-Benz Classic to the very highest quality standards, working together with the original suppliers. The parts can be ord ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder U.S. Pricing and Specs

2017 Nissan Pathfinder U.S. Pricing and Specs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the new 2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which goes on sale this week at Nissan dealers nationwide with a starting MSRP* of $29,990. Pathfinder, one of Nissan's best known and most popular nameplates in its nearly 60-year history in the United States, is reborn fo ... Continue reading

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Cars.com put the current lineup of midsize pickup trucks to the test in its Midsize Pickup Truck Challenge to determine the overall best option for buyers. Contenders included the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2016 GMC Canyon, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Nissan Frontier and the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A ... Continue reading

Hyundai Partners with Fountain Valley Historical Society to Preserve the Courreges Ranch Tank House

Hyundai Partners with Fountain Valley Historical Society to Preserve the Courreges Ranch Tank House

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 -- In an effort to preserve a local landmark, Hyundai Motor America has contributed a two-for-one match, up to $25,000, to The Fountain Valley Historical Society in order to help preserve Fountain Valley's oldest building, the 118 year old Courreges Ranch Tank House. The Fountain ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEW

In regards to the Lexus sedan lineup, the ES 350 is the more affordable mid-sized luxury choice while still offering loads of style and convenience and a smooth ride – however, a bevy of optional packages are available to give it additional interior gloss. ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada A room for eight By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7079) It’s Nissan’s Year of the Truck. What does that mean? In short, by the end of 2016, nearly 85% of Nissan’s truck and SUV offerings will be new. That amounts to more than 500,000 sold vehicles annual ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE REVIEW ... Continue reading

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