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Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

* This middle week in August is the traditional time for two of the most important car events in the country - the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and the Monterey Car Week culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. The former celebrates the automobile and motorcycle interests of everyman with ev ... Continue reading

Amazon Turns Into Bird Dog - Smells Out Customers For Hyundai "Prime Now. Drive Now."

Amazon Turns Into Bird Dog - Smells Out Customers For Hyundai "Prime Now. Drive Now."

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2016 -- Hyundai Motor America, in collaboration with Amazon, announces a limited-time, first-to-market on-demand vehicle test drive program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," in which prospective buyers in the Los Angeles/Orange County areas can book 2017 Hyundai Elantra test drives at the loca ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 m ... Continue reading

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden—Asko, which is Norway’s largest convenience goods wholesaler, is continuing its investment in sustainable transport services. The company will together with Scania start testing trucks with an electric powertrain. Electrical energy is converted from hydrogen gas in fuel cells on board the vehic ... Continue reading

The Most Protected Vehicle of Its Kind, Plasan's Guarder Armored Carrier Is Helping to Secure the 2016 Rio Olympics

The Most Protected Vehicle of Its Kind, Plasan's Guarder Armored Carrier Is Helping to Secure the 2016 Rio Olympics

SASA, Israel, August 18, 2016 -- Working to maintain security during the 2016 Rio Olympics, police forces in Brazil are using a unique armored vehicle made by Plasan, a leader in the design, development and integration of advanced armored protection systems for all types of wheeled and tracked vehicles. The 4x4 vehicle ... Continue reading

Harley-Davidson, EPA reach settlement

Harley-Davidson, EPA reach settlement

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 18, 2016 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the sale of one aftermarket tuning product used to calibrate motorcycles intended for off-road and closed-course competition. As part of the settlement agreement, the company will no ... Continue reading

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig ... Continue reading

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

Growing up in New York I grew up with an unbending prejudice towards the invincibility and incontrovertible exactness of The New York Times on every subject printed within. I along with virtually every kid on the streets of Brooklyn and other boroughs (ok, except maybe not the Bronx) never argued about or questioned an ... Continue reading

Big Brother Is Watching: Highly Automated Driving to Spark Adoption of Centralized Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Big Brother Is Watching: Highly Automated Driving to Spark Adoption of Centralized Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

LONDON, Aug. 17, 2016 -- As vehicles become highly independent and begin to drive and react to traffic on their own, autonomous systems will aggregate and process data from a variety of on-board sensors and connected infrastructure. This forces the industry to hit a hard reset on advanced driver assistance systems (ADA ... Continue reading

Global Auto Manufacturers To Gather at Web Summit

Global Auto Manufacturers To Gather at Web Summit

Tech driving trillion dollar auto industry growth Leading auto industry leaders gather to discuss disruption impact Topics: Shared Mobility, Self Driving Vehicles, Connected Cars, Regulation Projected increase in industry revenues of $1.5tn LISBON, PORTUGAL - The US and Europe’s leading auto industry leaders and expe ... Continue reading

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel LISBON, March 2016. When the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was unveiled at the Detroit auto show in January, there was already a lot written about its active and passive safety systems. Last summer, I joined a Mercedes-Benz tech-day where the new MB technologies were ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course ... Continue reading

2016 BMW 7 Series Touch Points From Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2016 BMW 7 Series Touch Points From Thom Cannell +VIDEO

By Thom Cannell Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel There is no photograph collection, no running shots of the 2016 BMW sprinting down a cobblestone lane, no thrilling image of BMW's new flagship on the autobahn. Those will come later, after the October 24 sale date in the US, after the launch in Frankfurt D ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

August 6, 2016 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 27 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million peop ... Continue reading

A SHUNPIKER’S JOURNAL RADIO PROGRAM

A SHUNPIKER’S JOURNAL RADIO PROGRAM

A SHUNPIKER’S JOURNAL RADIO PROGRAM ... Continue reading

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