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The Best of CA Highway 1: The Whale Trail +VIDEO

The Best of CA Highway 1: The Whale Trail +VIDEO

The CA Highway 1 Discovery Route (H1DR) invites visitors to marvel at the Pacific Ocean's amazing marine life from the shore at six new Whale Trail sites. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Ends Probe of Fatal Tesla Florida Crash: Blames Driver, Not 'Autopilot' Technology, Consumer Watchdog Says

NHTSA Ends Probe of Fatal Tesla Florida Crash: Blames Driver, Not 'Autopilot' Technology, Consumer Watchdog Says

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017-- In a last minute action by the outgoing administration, the National Highway Traffic Administration today ended its probe of the fatal crash of a Tesla in Florida last May by wrongly blaming the driver instead of the car's "Autopilot" technology, Consumer Watchdog said. ... Continue reading

California Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) Midterm Review

California Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) Midterm Review

When the California Air Resources Board (ARB) adopted the Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) program in 2012, the agency committed to conduct a comprehensive midterm review of three elements of the program - the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) regulation, the 1 milligram per mile (mg/mi) particulate matter (PM) standard, and the li ... Continue reading

Ford To Auction One-of-One F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction to Benefit JDRF

Ford To Auction One-of-One F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction to Benefit JDRF

•All-new one-of-one 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, the last VIN produced, to be auctioned at 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale event, with all proceeds benefiting JDRF •Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company president and CEO, to be joined on stage by team members involved in Raptor design and development, and JDRF executiv ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Cadenza Limited Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Kia Cadenza Limited Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Entry-luxury Kia? No, that’s not an oxymoron. It’s an accurate description of the Korean manufacturer’s Cadenza sedan, now in its second generation. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Residual Values

J.D. Power Residual Values

Westlake Village, CA January 18, 2017; J.D. Power Residual Values, a benchmark product debuting today that will bring a new perspective to vehicle residual values. Designed as an information resource for vehicle manufacturers, captive finance companies and lenders, Residual Values incorporates industry-leading sales tr ... Continue reading

2018 Ford Mustang Revealed +VIDEO

2018 Ford Mustang Revealed +VIDEO

New Ford Mustang V8 GT with new front and rear-end design that delivers a more athletic look and refined aerodynamics. New Ford Mustang V8 GT with new front and rear-end design that delivers a more athletic look and refined aerodynamics. ... Continue reading

NISSAN XTREME COLLECTION Online Store Themed Around Its X-Trail Model

NISSAN XTREME COLLECTION Online Store Themed Around Its X-Trail Model

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Nissan Motor Co Ltd (Headquarters: Yokohama, Japan, CEO: Carlos Ghosn) announced today the launch of "NISSAN XTREME COLLECTION", an online store themed around its X-Trail SUV Model, open for a limited period until February 28th. The store, based on the X-Trail "Tough Gear" concept, off ... Continue reading

PG&E Launches $500 Rebate for Electric Vehicle Drivers

PG&E Launches $500 Rebate for Electric Vehicle Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of the Clean Fuel Rebate for residential, electric customers who are electric vehicle (EV) drivers. The new Clean Fuel Rebate is part of California’s statewide Low Carbon Fuel Standard initiative, which aims to reduce transportation-re ... Continue reading

John Travolta and Harrison Ford gather to celebrate the 14th Annual "Living Legends of Aviation" Awards ®

John Travolta and Harrison Ford gather to celebrate the 14th Annual "Living Legends of Aviation" Awards ®

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2017 -- John Travolta, the "Official Ambassador of Aviation," will host the 14th Annual "Living Legends of Aviation" Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton, January 20, 2017. The awards program starts with the "Flown West Tribute" to those Legends lost during 2016; Arnold Palmer, R.A. Bob Ho ... Continue reading

California Greenhouse Gases Cut More Than 2.3 Million Pounds by Fuel-Cell Cars Powered by True Zero's Hydrogen Network

California Greenhouse Gases Cut More Than 2.3 Million Pounds by Fuel-Cell Cars Powered by True Zero's Hydrogen Network

Fuel from True Zero's hydrogen-charging stations during 2016 powered more than 3.7 million zero emission fuel-cell-car miles in California, eliminating more than 2.3 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions, the company announced today. "That's the greenhouse-gas equivalent of planting a forest nine times the size of ... Continue reading

2017 Lexus RX 350 Heels on Wheels Review

2017 Lexus RX 350 Heels on Wheels Review

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LEXUS RX 350 REVIEW EDITORS NOTE: When testing this vehicle, I found it difficult if not impossible to get into and out of...my head does not clear the door frame without an acute bendover and I mean acute. So a word of caution, when you test drive this vehicle make sure to bring along your regula ... Continue reading

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

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 VOLVO XC60 REVIEW ... Continue reading

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