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In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 9-15, 2017; NAIAS, VW, Takata, Kia Stinger Praised, Chrysler Diesel OOPS

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 9-15, 2017; NAIAS, VW, Takata, Kia Stinger Praised, Chrysler Diesel OOPS

* Media preview days at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit are over. Highlights include: Volkswagen’s I.D. Buzz, a small electric van based on the design of the classic Microbus; a concept large sedan from Nissan; Kia’s new rear-wheel drive sedan called Stinger; the beautiful Volvo V90 station wa ... Continue reading

PREVIEW: 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon +VIDEO

PREVIEW: 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon +VIDEO

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 12, 2017 -- Dodge's new ultimate performance halo – the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – to be unveiled during New York International Auto Show week Dodge to debut "Cage," the first in a series of pre-reveal teaser videos giving fans and followers insight into Demon's engineering prowess ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 2-8, 2017; Drive Home II Home, Happy Car Makers and Dealers, Happy UAW, Chrysler Portal, Ford Goes Electric, 700 HP Bentley,

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Jan 2-8, 2017; Drive Home II Home, Happy Car Makers and Dealers, Happy UAW, Chrysler Portal, Ford Goes Electric, 700 HP Bentley,

* With stronger than expected December sales, U.S. consumers bought a record number of new cars and trucks in 2016. U.S. vehicle sales totaled 17.55 million, beating the previous year's record of 17.47 million, according to Autodata Corp. That represents a 0.3 % increase over 2015’s record sales and the 7th consecuti ... Continue reading

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

Road America Official Carl Jensen Passes Away

CARL JENSEN PASSES AWAY ELKHART LAKE, Wis., January 5, 2017 - Carl Jensen, a profound racer and vintage racing event official for Road America, passed away on January 5. He was 74. ... Continue reading

Verizon IndyCar Series Future +VIDEO

Verizon IndyCar Series Future +VIDEO

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Jan. 2, 2017) - On New Year's Day, INDYCAR released the fourth chapter of its "Racing Heart" advertising campaign designed to kick off the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe December 2016: Infiniti Q60 Cubana Ole', F-1 Ford Ferrari, Holiday Greetings

Letter From Europe December 2016: Infiniti Q60 Cubana Ole', F-1 Ford Ferrari, Holiday Greetings

Letter from Europe Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief The Auto Chnanel NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: First of all, Happy Holiday's, this is my 25th holiday month with The Auto Channel and 20th year of sharing my Letter From Europe with millions of fellow TACH'ers. Lots has changed in the past 25 years but more has stayed the ... Continue reading

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years

Steve McQueen in Le Mans: “King of Cool” Returns After 45 Years, in Stunning Graphic Novel Based on Epic ‘Le Mans’ Movie Masterfully crafted by Sandro Garbo and the team at Garbo Studio, ‘Steve McQueen in Le Mans’ fuses a blistering graphic novel with a bold and vivid tribute to McQueen himself, a man who g ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 5-11, 2016; Trump's Oil-Man EPA Chief; FCA: CES YES, NAIAS NO; Toyota Lexus NAIAS YES; 450 HP 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor; VW Diesel Cheating (of Course)

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 5-11, 2016; Trump's Oil-Man EPA Chief; FCA: CES YES, NAIAS NO; Toyota Lexus NAIAS YES; 450 HP 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor; VW Diesel Cheating (of Course)

* President-elect Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to stem climate change to head the Environmental Protection Agency, according to media reports. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has enraged environmental activists, but he fits with the Republican president-elect's ... Continue reading

TAVELLA CLAIMS SILVER AT SUPERNATIONALS

TAVELLA CLAIMS SILVER AT SUPERNATIONALS

November 28, 2016 TAVELLA CLAIMS SILVER AT SUPERNATIONALS "National champion earns podium spot at SKUSA SuperNationals" Massapequa, New York - November 28, 2016 - Dylan Tavella capped off his 2016 season with a podium finish in the X30 Junior class at the annual SuperKarts! USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals 20 in Las Vegas, N ... Continue reading

How To Attract Younger Enthusiasts To The World Of Historic Vehicles: FIVA Runs Symposium in Paris

How To Attract Younger Enthusiasts To The World Of Historic Vehicles: FIVA Runs Symposium in Paris

LONDON - November 23, 2016: Five days of festivities to celebrate World Motoring Heritage Year 2016 got off to a tremendous start at the Automobile Club de France in Paris on 16th November, with an International Symposium on Trade, Skills & Youth. The Symposium was the first activity in the five-day ‘Paris Week’, 1 ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 14-20, 2016: Mazda Diesel, NACTOY, 65 eMPG Caddy, Rusting Toyota's, Safety Champion Ditlow Dies

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 14-20, 2016: Mazda Diesel, NACTOY, 65 eMPG Caddy, Rusting Toyota's, Safety Champion Ditlow Dies

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 14-20, 2016: Mazda Diesel, NACTOY, 65 eMPG Caddy, Rusting Toyota's, Safety Champion Ditlow Dies ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 7-13, 2016: Tesla and Ferrari Charging; LA Show; Audi Cheating?; Recalls Of Course, Chinese Knockoffs Knocked Out Of SEMA.

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 7-13, 2016: Tesla and Ferrari Charging; LA Show; Audi Cheating?; Recalls Of Course, Chinese Knockoffs Knocked Out Of SEMA.

* Donald Trump, the President-elect made many campaign promises related to the auto industry. The next four years certainly will be interesting as we watch and wait to see which ones really actually develop. ... Continue reading

Nicholas Frankl F-1 Report, Fifth US GP & Changes Galore

Nicholas Frankl F-1 Report, Fifth US GP & Changes Galore

Fifth US GP & Changes Galore Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor and Motorsports Correspondent It’s been a busy and slightly confusing time in F1 recently. After months of speculation Bernie and CVC found a willing, able and qualified ‘safe pair of hands’ to buy the sport. ... Continue reading

F1 - Mexican Momentum: Lewis Takes Pole in Mercedes 1-2

F1 - Mexican Momentum: Lewis Takes Pole in Mercedes 1-2

by Peter Habicht The Auto Channel Motorsport Desk October 29, 2016; It was a Mercedes 1-2 this afternoon in Mexico City as Lewis Hamilton took pole position with a 1m18.704s lap, more than two tenths faster than his teammate Nico Rosberg. A Red Bull second row of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo looked like they wou ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 24-30, 2016: VW Finis, PU Headlights PU, Tesla, Ford and Awards

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 24-30, 2016: VW Finis, PU Headlights PU, Tesla, Ford and Awards

* VW owners now finally know. Judge Charles Breyer of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco gave final approval to an agreement calling for Volkswagen to spend $10 billion to buy back or fix those 400,000 vehicles whose 4-cylinder diesel engines were equipped with the cheating emission system software. ... Continue reading

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