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TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS RECAP: December 5, 2016

NHTSA RECALLS RECAP: December 5, 2016

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway in Japan

NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway in Japan

NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway in Japan ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

European Brands Buy Into EV Potential Building High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

European Brands Buy Into EV Potential Building High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a memorandum of understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick buildup of a sizable number of stations to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. ... Continue reading

Jay Leno Launches Jay Leno's Garage - Advanced Vehicle Care

Jay Leno Launches Jay Leno's Garage - Advanced Vehicle Care

Jay Leno is expanding today into the world of automotive care in a significant way with the launch of his brand, Jay Leno’s Garage – Advanced Vehicle Care. Inspired by the iconic style, standards, and identity of Leno and his ever-expanding collection of automobiles and motorcycles, the brand will include products ... Continue reading

Do People Really Give Cars With Giant Bows On Top? Car Bow Store Manufactures Car Bows, 100% Made in USA

Do People Really Give Cars With Giant Bows On Top? Car Bow Store Manufactures Car Bows, 100% Made in USA

WARMINSTER, Pa., Nov. 28, 2016 -- "Yes, people really do give cars with a bow on top!" declared Michael Rudolph, President of Car Bow Store, a family-owned company which has built a business of manufacturing giant car bows at their Warminster, PA headquarters. ... Continue reading

Study: Designing Safer Seat Belts For Aging America

Study: Designing Safer Seat Belts For Aging America

with more than 36 million American drivers on the road over the age of 65, researchers are revisiting seat belt designs in an effort to better protect older drivers. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

* As Black Friday kicks off the official holiday shopping season, a National Safety Council poll found two-thirds – 66 percent – of drivers would make phone calls while driving through a parking lot, and 56 percent would text. Given the increased traffic in and around parking lots during the holiday shopping season ... Continue reading

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

EV's: Toyota Develops World's First Behavior Observation Method for Lithium Ions in Electrolyte

Breakthrough Contributes to R&D that will Lead to Longer Battery Life and Longer Driving Range for Vehicles Using Lithium ion Batteries Toyota City, Japan, Nov, 24 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world's first(1) method for observing the behavior of lithium ions (Li-ions) in an electr ... Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Flash Back-It's Worth The Trip I Promise

A Thanksgiving Flash Back-It's Worth The Trip I Promise

The old bromide that states; the more things change the more they stay the same” will be proven correct once again. With today being the 6th Thanksgiving that The Auto Channel has been on-line, I wanted badly to be able to compose a meaningful Thanksgiving message to post in our Automotive News area, to enliven a ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL: 2008-2009 Kia Sportage

NHTSA RECALL: 2008-2009 Kia Sportage

SUMMARY: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Kia Sportage vehicles manufactured August 9, 2007, to May 13, 2009. The wire harness cover on the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may be improperly sealed allowing water to get onto the HECU circuit board. If the water is contaminated ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : November 21, 2016

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : November 21, 2016

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

2017 Washington Auto Show Inaugural Public Policy Event: MobilityTalks International

2017 Washington Auto Show Inaugural Public Policy Event: MobilityTalks International

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016 -- The Washington Auto Show® will present MobilityTalks International — a symposium that will address best government practices that allow innovation to flourish in the field of mobility. ... Continue reading

Americans to Drive 11.6 Billion More Miles this Holiday Season than Last Year

Americans to Drive 11.6 Billion More Miles this Holiday Season than Last Year

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2016 -- This holiday season, Americans are expected to log 36.8 billion miles on the road visiting family and friends – a 46 percent increase (11.6 billion miles) compared to 2015.* These findings are based on the results of an online survey commissioned by Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone ... Continue reading

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