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Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday Sept 24 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday Sept 24 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast Saturday's 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel Broadcast Date: September 24, 2016 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-in show host ... Continue reading

Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem Starts in Finland

Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem Starts in Finland

HELSINKI, September 23, 2016 -- New business ecosystem brings together global forerunners and agile ICT start-ups to develop first autonomous shipping solutions in the world. Empowering the digitalization and harvesting effectively its benefits is priority area in the Governmental Program of Finland. Digitalization has ... Continue reading

Argus Cyber Security Named One of LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA's 2016 Top Ten Startups

Argus Cyber Security Named One of LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA's 2016 Top Ten Startups

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 22, 2016 -- Argus Cyber Security, the world's largest, independent automotive cyber security company, announced today that it was named one of LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA's Top Ten Automotive Startups. Top Ten winners were selected based on a combination of the following criteria: vision, i ... Continue reading

General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures

General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2016 -- General Dynamics Mission Systems featured the Bluefin Robotics hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle (H-AUV) at OCEANS 2016 in Monterey, California. The Bluefin Robotics H-AUV locates, identifies and maps structural issues on a ship's hull including large ocean going cargo ships, pe ... Continue reading

Financial Times Reports Apple Considering Buying Auto Maker McLaren

Financial Times Reports Apple Considering Buying Auto Maker McLaren

The Financial Times reported that Apple held talks on McLaren supercars takeover. Comments from Kelley Blue Book analysts regarding reports that Apple is considering buying automaker McLaren. ... Continue reading

BMW Turned Into a Real Life Driveable Transformer +VIDEO

BMW Turned Into a Real Life Driveable Transformer +VIDEO

If you thought that driverless vehicles were all the rage then you might have been mistaken. Turkish engineers have recently taken a BMW and turned it into a real life, driveable transformer. No, seriously. Research and development company Letrons built a real, full-scale, driveable BMW that can be remotely operated. S ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Develops Inter-Seat Airbag to Prevent Head Injuries Between Passengers

Hyundai Mobis Develops Inter-Seat Airbag to Prevent Head Injuries Between Passengers

SEOUL, South Korea—Hyundai Mobis (KRX 012330) announced that it completed the development of an inter-seat airbag, which reduces head injuries to passengers by more than 80% during a lateral collision. Due to the development of this airbag, Hyundai Mobis went a step further from preventing primary damages due to an e ... Continue reading

TomTom Maps and Navigation Software Power Subaru’s New Infotainment Platform

TomTom Maps and Navigation Software Power Subaru’s New Infotainment Platform

TomTom Maps and Navigation Software Power Subaru’s New Infotainment Platform (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? TomTom Maps and Navigation Software Power Subaru’s New Infotainment Platform AMSTERDAM—TomTom (TOM2) has been chosen by Subaru to be ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Mirai Pricing +VIDEO

2017 Toyota Mirai Pricing +VIDEO

Toyota Mirai 2017 model year offers competitive, flexible pricing options and the opportunity to be a part of automotive history. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle combines hydrogen and oxygen to make electricity onboard, while emitting nothing but water vapor. ... Continue reading

Ford Employees On Pace To Set Inventions Record In 2016 +VIDEO

Ford Employees On Pace To Set Inventions Record In 2016 +VIDEO

DEARBORN, MI - September 20: When Doug Martin read about a billboard in Lima, Peru, that turned humidity into drinking water for the local population, an innovative idea struck: What if cars could be a source of water? Condensation from vehicle air conditioners, which usually just drips to the pavement below, could be ... Continue reading

Automotive Hall Of Fame: Why We Should Move To Downtown Detroit

Automotive Hall Of Fame: Why We Should Move To Downtown Detroit

Special To The Auto Channel From Automotive Hall of Fame Our motivation for moving to the Motor City On Thursday, July 21, at our 2016 Induction Ceremony, Automotive Hall of Fame President Bill Chapin made the official announcement that the Automotive Hall of Fame is seeking to move from its present setting in Dearborn ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show ... 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

2016 Cadillac CTS V-SPORT Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

2016 Cadillac CTS V-SPORT Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

...by just about any criteria it's as good as anything in its class. 2016 CADILLAC CTS V-SPORT Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Cadillac’s mid-size luxury/performance sedan, CTS, continues to struggle to find its niche in an automotive market offering plenty of stiff competition. The first gener ... Continue reading

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