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Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, T ... Continue reading

Dramatically Fewer Vehicles on Roads by 2035, According to Navigant Research

Dramatically Fewer Vehicles on Roads by 2035, According to Navigant Research

BOULDER, Colo.—A new report from Navigant Research analyzes competing powertrain options for light duty vehicles (LDVs), providing global forecasts for annual sales and vehicle populations, driven by scenario forecasts on battery prices, oil prices, and autonomous mobility system penetrations. The potential of automa ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS TWO ECO REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS TWO ECO REVIEW

How can you go wrong with 56 miles-per-gallon?” This was my standard response when friends and acquaintances would ask me what I thought of my Prius test drive. While the hatchback shape still stumps some, Toyota has pushed for more than just the sensibility vote and offers models that are shorter, longer, fancier, a ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 15-21, 2017: GM Leaves; A Nutty Professor; Dieseling; Camry Succumbs To RAV-4; Autonomous; Instant Bridge And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 15-21, 2017: GM Leaves; A Nutty Professor; Dieseling; Camry Succumbs To RAV-4; Autonomous; Instant Bridge And More

* Buzz in the automotive business world the past few weeks has centered around the revaluation that electric car maker Tesla has a market capitalization (a measure of a company’s value based on stock price and amount of stock in existence) exceeding Ford and GM, in spite of those traditional company's much bigger siz ... Continue reading

LISTEN NOW! - Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday May 20, 2017 7-9 AM

LISTEN NOW! - Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday May 20, 2017 7-9 AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: May 20, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio cal ... Continue reading

Infiniti Research Announces Top 5 Trends Impacting the Automotive Industry for 2017

Infiniti Research Announces Top 5 Trends Impacting the Automotive Industry for 2017

Infiniti Research has announced their top automotive trends for 2017. ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

The Kia Optima has been one of my favorite mid-size, front-wheel drive sedans since it’s third generation launched in 2010. I found it one of the best looking and competent cars in its class as it got ahead of its competitors as they were all rapidly moving upscale in design, engineering and content. ... Continue reading

Volvo Pioneers Autonomous Garbage Trucks +VIDEO

Volvo Pioneers Autonomous Garbage Trucks +VIDEO

Garbage collection like you've never seen it before. Together with Swedish waste management company Renova, Volvo Trucks is currently testing and researching how automated vehicles can contribute to safer, more efficient refuse handling and create a better working environment for drivers. The automated systems being te ... Continue reading

Lamborghini's Stefano Domenicali on "The Future of the Motoring Enthusiast"

Lamborghini's Stefano Domenicali on "The Future of the Motoring Enthusiast"

Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Automobili Lamborghini, spoke at a “garage talk” discussion on “The Future of the Motoring Enthusiast” at Stanford’s Center for Automotive Research. Domenicali discussed the evolving industry with more than 300 people in attendance. ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars Partners With Google to Build Android Into Next Generation Connected Cars +VIDEO

Volvo Cars Partners With Google to Build Android Into Next Generation Connected Cars +VIDEO

Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world's largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within t ... Continue reading

2017 Acura MDX AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Acura MDX AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

A new look and detail improvements keep the 2017 Acura MDX near the top of its class DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS The third generation of Acura’s flagship MDX crossover debuted for 2014. It’s had continuous upgrades ever since, with a nine-speed automatic transmission replacing the original six-speed last ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

* Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess recently asserted that his company will sell 1 million battery driven vehicles per year by 2025 outperforming Tesla in the developing EV market. With diesels virtually gone from the U.S. portfolio and in trouble elsewhere, perhaps more R&D resources are available for EVs. ... Continue reading

LISTEN NOW: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday May13, 2017 7-9 AM

LISTEN NOW: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday May13, 2017 7-9 AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: May 6, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call ... Continue reading

How Ford Created The GT Supercar To Test Technologies For Tomorrow's Vehicles

How Ford Created The GT Supercar To Test Technologies For Tomorrow's Vehicles

The pioneers behind the Ford GT supercar designed it not only to win races but also to serve as a test bed for new technologies and ideas for future vehicles across the Ford line-up. “When we began work on the all-new Ford GT in 2013, the team had three goals,” said Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president of Produc ... Continue reading

Honda Advises Owners of Vehicles Affected by Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls in Hawaii to Seek Repair Immediately

Honda Advises Owners of Vehicles Affected by Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls in Hawaii to Seek Repair Immediately

Along with vehicles from multiple automakers, certain Honda and Acura vehicles require free recall repairs to replace defective Takata airbag inflators that could rupture during a crash, potentially injuring or killing vehicle occupants. ... Continue reading

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