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Lexus To Offer "Lane Valet" Digital Safety Feature +VIDEO

Lexus To Offer "Lane Valet" Digital Safety Feature +VIDEO

TORRANCE, Calif. (March 30, 2017)—Autonomous driving and Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) communications continue to evolve at a rapid pace, with Lexus leading the way. ... Continue reading

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

A good mix of versatility and utility with style and safety, and a touch of luxury with the new Touring model DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS 2017 Subaru Outback2.5i Touring Flash back to the early 1990s. Truck-based sport-utility vehicles were the popular items of the day, a triumph of fashion over practicality ... Continue reading

A Concours Unlike Any Other...The La Jolla Concours Is Back April 7-9

A Concours Unlike Any Other...The La Jolla Concours Is Back April 7-9

Kick Off Your World Class Concours Weekend In Style: Rolls-Royce Contemporary Classic Cocktail Party Friday, April 7th, at The LOT La Jolla ... Continue reading

A Look at The Future - Natural Gas-Based Ceramic Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Breakthrough Buh-Bye Hydrogen?

A Look at The Future - Natural Gas-Based Ceramic Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Breakthrough Buh-Bye Hydrogen?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. & WALPOLE, Mass.—Today the Ascend Energy team in the Sacramento area in collaboration with fuel cell manufacturer Atrex Energy released the results of their joint project to demonstrate the benefits of using an oxygen-based ceramic fuel cell as part of a hybrid electric vehicle to save money, reduc ... Continue reading

President Trump - Stand Up For America - Here Is Who Benefits From EV Over Hype and Minimization Of Ethanol

President Trump - Stand Up For America - Here Is Who Benefits From EV Over Hype and Minimization Of Ethanol

The Auto Channel Co-publisher Comments: It’s about time that others are looking at EV reality and are coming to the same conclusion that we discovered two years ago; Electric Vehicles are not and will never (or until hydrogen fuel-cell technology is ready for prime time) become a meaningful solution to replace gasoli ... Continue reading

Taking On EPA, CAL Air Resources Board, Obama, and Big Oil

Taking On EPA, CAL Air Resources Board, Obama, and Big Oil

Open Letter To Sierra Club By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

Serious Stuff! More Than One Million Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Southern California

Serious Stuff! More Than One Million Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Southern California

LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2017 -- Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are driving recalled vehicles with defective airbag inflators that could blast shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. In response, dozens of civic and community leaders have joined together in an urgent, region-wide ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 ACURA RDX REVIEW If you want all the premium features of a luxurious crossover but none of the bulk, the more compact 2017 Acura RDX may be the right vehicle for you. For what you get – and that includes space and comforts – the RDX clearly delivers more wiz-bang for your buck. ... Continue reading

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LINCOLN MKZ REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LINCOLN MKZ REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 LINCOLN MKZ REVIEW ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 20-26, 2017; Tariffs; Toyota Goes Microsoft; Bolt Needs Early Discounts; E15 Bull; Uber Driver-less Less; Diesel-gate Continues; Pete Hamilton RIP 13-19, 2017

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 20-26, 2017; Tariffs; Toyota Goes Microsoft; Bolt Needs Early Discounts; E15 Bull; Uber Driver-less Less; Diesel-gate Continues; Pete Hamilton RIP 13-19, 2017

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest,If President Trump gets his way on auto import tariffs from Mexico the brands most hard hit will be VW and Ram according to Carjojo, a data analysis firm that watches the automobile markets. Carjojo points out that 57% of VW vehicles and more than half of Ram 1500 pickups sold ... Continue reading

Honda Civic Type R Makes U.S. Debut Today at AutoCon in Los Angeles +VIDEO

Honda Civic Type R Makes U.S. Debut Today at AutoCon in Los Angeles +VIDEO

After its global reveal in Geneva earlier this month, the first production Civic Type R coming to America will make its U.S. debut at the 2017 AutoCon automotive performance and tuning convention in Los Angeles on March 26 with an on-stage presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM PDT. With 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of tor ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Hybrid Minivan, soccer Mom car, 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid First Review By Larry Nutson, smart moms car ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Sportage Named A Must Test Drive Vehicle

2017 Kia Sportage Named A Must Test Drive Vehicle

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2017 -- The 2017 Kia Sportage has been named one of Autotrader's 2017 Must Test Drive vehicles. The prestigious consumer-focused program showcases the best new vehicles shoppers need to experience prior to making a purchase. Award winners are selected by Autotrader's editorial experts and have ... Continue reading

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