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All-new Chrysler Pacifica Only Minivan Named IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for 2017

All-new Chrysler Pacifica Only Minivan Named IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for 2017

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica named IIHS Top Safety Pick+ for 2017; only minivan so-designated Second TSP+ rating for Chrysler Pacifica; complements five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA All-new Pacifica achieves "good" rating – the highest possible grade – in each of five tests used by IIHS to evaluate crash ... Continue reading

2017 Acura MDX Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS For 4th Year in a Row

2017 Acura MDX Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS For 4th Year in a Row

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 -- The 2017 Acura MDX earned TOP SAFETY PICK+, the highest designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), for its fourth consecutive year. ... Continue reading

Mazda CX-3, Mazda3 and Mazda6 Earn 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Honours

Mazda CX-3, Mazda3 and Mazda6 Earn 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Honours

Mazda announced today that three of its vehicles are once again rated by the independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as "Top Safety Pick+" awardees for 2017. The 2017 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover SUV, Mazda3/Mazda3 Sport compact sedan and hatchback, and midsize Mazda6 family sedan each aced a numbe ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the First and Only Pickup Truck to Earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the First and Only Pickup Truck to Earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline, a finalist for the 2017 North American Truck of the Year award, is the first and only pickup truck to earn the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). For the 2017 model year, three Honda models earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ and th ... Continue reading

Audi Launches Traffic Light Information - First Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology in the U.S.

Audi Launches Traffic Light Information - First Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology in the U.S.

HERNDON, VA - December 7, 2016: “The launch of this technology is another in a long list of firsts for Audi that have positioned us as the industry leader in connectivity solutions,” said Audi of America President Scott Keogh. “V2I applications and services like Traffic Light Information are essential components ... Continue reading

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

IBC publishes its list of the top 10 stolen vehicles for 2016.* MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today unveiled its annual list of the ten vehicles most frequently stolen in Quebec. ... Continue reading

McLaren Cars Now Warranteed Up To 12 Years Of Age

McLaren Cars Now Warranteed Up To 12 Years Of Age

LONDON - December 4, 2016: The McLaren Extended Warranty launched in 2014 can now be renewed up to the car’s 12th birthday. The enhancement recognises the increasing number of McLaren cars on the road, with more than 3,000 vehicles today having passed their third birthday, as well as the desire of many owners to reta ... Continue reading

NCAP CRASH TESTS - Final 2016 Model Year Released

NCAP CRASH TESTS - Final 2016 Model Year Released

Brussels, 30th November 2016 – Today Euro NCAP publishes its last round of safety ratings for 2016. The Audi Q2, Hyundai Ioniq, Ford Edge, Suzuki Ignis and the SsangYong Tivoli all underwent Euro NCAP’s rigorous safety testing and, of the five cars, two were tested under the dual rating system. ... Continue reading

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 Earns Five-star Overall Safety Rating

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 Earns Five-star Overall Safety Rating

2017 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4x4 earns five stars for overall performance; highest rating in NHTSA's vehicle evaluation program Five-star ratings in each of three separate NHTSA crash tests – frontal barrier, side barrier and side pole Available Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation features sensor ... 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

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline The shocking truth about gasoline's destructive nature By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-President THE AUTO CHANNEL How do you like the headline of this story? "Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced H ... Continue reading

9 Things You Should Do For Safer Winter Driving

9 Things You Should Do For Safer Winter Driving

9 Things You Should Do For Safer Winter Driving ... Continue reading

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Without Performance Differentiation Say Goodbye To The Public's Love Affair With The Automobile By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL In his opening remarks at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, Dieter Zetsche (Mercedes-Benz CEO), prophesized: "The Mercedes of the future will drive not only ... Continue reading

Honda and FCA Co-host Second Automotive Safety Recall Best Practices Summit

Honda and FCA Co-host Second Automotive Safety Recall Best Practices Summit

American Honda Motor, Co., Inc. and FCA US LLC co-hosted the second installment of the "Automotive Safety Recall Best Practices Summit" on the Torrance, Calif. ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio LIVE From NYC - Saturday November 26, 2016 7-9 AM (Eastern)

Auto Lab Radio LIVE From NYC - Saturday November 26, 2016 7-9 AM (Eastern)

Auto Lab Radio LIVE From NYC - Saturday November 26, 2016 7-9 AM (Eastern)- Expert's Auto Answers - Repair Second Opinion, Regular Maintenance, How To's, Safety, Used and New Car Buying, Ombudsmen Suggestions from These Auto Lab In-Studio Experts ... Continue reading

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