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Pep Boys Continues Expansion of National Automotive Service Network

Pep Boys Continues Expansion of National Automotive Service Network

PHILADELPHIA—Pep Boys, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Icahn Automotive Group LLC, announced it has acquired PJ’s Auto & Tire Center in Franklin Square, New York and opened a new Service & Tire Center in Bordentown, New Jersey. “We are pleased to grow our presence in both the New York Metropolitan market and the gre ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 24, 2017

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 24, 2017

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 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

NHTSA CAR SEAT RECALL

NHTSA CAR SEAT RECALL

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17C002 Synopsis : Britax Child Safety, Inc. (Britax) is recalling certain B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems and BOB B-Safe rear-facing infant child safety seats, model numbers E1A183F, E1A185M, E1A185P, E1A186R, E1A203F, E1A205M, E1A205P, E1A20 ... Continue reading

Collaboration to Deliver the Mitchell Diagnostics™ System

Collaboration to Deliver the Mitchell Diagnostics™ System

Patent pending collision diagnostic system combines best-in-class aftermarket scan tool with workflow application to document pre- and post-repair scans SAN DIEGO—(June 21, 2017)—Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision ... Continue reading

Google Has More Patents than Most Automakers on Connected and Self-Driving Cars According to Oliver Wyman

Google Has More Patents than Most Automakers on Connected and Self-Driving Cars According to Oliver Wyman

NEW YORK—The global automotive industry is at a turning point. The automobile is undergoing a transformation, moving from a means of conveyance to becoming a data center on wheels. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive News Summary June 12-18, 2017: RIP Vic Edelbrock Jr; Dream Cruise Sans Chevrolet; Waymo NoMo; Deiselgate 2; Takata Bankrupt; Bolt Bolting; US Auto Sales Dropping; Gas Prices Dropping; SUV Headlights Suck

Nutson's Automotive News Summary June 12-18, 2017: RIP Vic Edelbrock Jr; Dream Cruise Sans Chevrolet; Waymo NoMo; Deiselgate 2; Takata Bankrupt; Bolt Bolting; US Auto Sales Dropping; Gas Prices Dropping; SUV Headlights Suck

* Just in time for summer vacation, the average nationwide gasoline price at the end of last week was the lowest for this point of the year since 2005, according to GasBuddy. The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline fell to $2.35, a drop of 3 cents in the past week and more than 2 cents below last ye ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 17, 2017

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 17, 2017

Auto Experts Discuss: Repairs, Second Opinions, Regular Maintenance, How To's, Safety, Used and New Car Buying, Ombudsmen Suggestions ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Summary June 5-11, 2017: Most Valuable Brands; Most Satisfying; Most American Made; Most Diesels Sold; A Most Talented Auto Designer Passes

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Summary June 5-11, 2017: Most Valuable Brands; Most Satisfying; Most American Made; Most Diesels Sold; A Most Talented Auto Designer Passes

* According to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study released by market researcher Kantar Millward Brown, Toyota is the world's most valuable car brand. BMW and Mercedes-Benz follow right behind, trailed by Ford, Honda and Nissan. ... Continue reading

INTERACTIVE RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 10, 2017

INTERACTIVE RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 10, 2017

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: June 3, 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

How You Can Increase The Run Time of Your Wheels

How You Can Increase The Run Time of Your Wheels

A vehicle is one of the important investments that anyone can have. Just to mention a few importance of owning a car: It helps you to conveniently get to wherever you want, whenever you need. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL: Graco Child Seat

NHTSA RECALL: Graco Child Seat

Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17C001 Synopsis : Graco Children's Products Inc. (Graco) is recalling certain Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraints, models 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. ... Continue reading

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

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

Ford Invests $350 Million, Creates or Protects 800 Jobs, Adding New Fuel-Efficient Transmission to Michigan Plant

Ford Invests $350 Million, Creates or Protects 800 Jobs, Adding New Fuel-Efficient Transmission to Michigan Plant

Ford is investing $350 million in its Livonia Transmission Plant, adding a new transmission to expand its lineup of fuel-efficient powertrains as part of the company’s plan to fortify its core automotive business. The investment also includes the creation and protection of 800 hourly jobs. ... 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

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