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February 2017 New-Car Sales To Fall 3 Percent Year-Over-Year

February 2017 New-Car Sales To Fall 3 Percent Year-Over-Year

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2017 -- New-vehicle sales are expected to decrease 3 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.3 million units in February 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.1 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source tr ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

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2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Typically for a car in the middle of its product cycle, Ford’s popular Fusion gets a styling freshening this year. It’s so subtle that you may not notice, but given this generation of Fusion’s good looks, that’s g ... Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: EVgo Partners with GM's Maven to Offer Free DC Fast Charging Services

PRESS RELEASE: EVgo Partners with GM's Maven to Offer Free DC Fast Charging Services

EVgo Partners with GM Personal Mobility Brand, Maven, to Offer Free DC Fast Charging Services Maven and Lyft Express Drive Program Customers Receive Premium EV Charging Experience Throughout California Los Angeles - February 22, 2017 - EVgo<mailto:www.evgo.com>, the nation's largest network of public electric vehicle ( ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW

2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW HEELS ON WHEELS: ... Continue reading

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

COSTA MESA, Calif.: 22 Feb. 2017 — While Lexus and Porsche nameplates lead the industry in vehicle dependability, owners of many high-volume vehicles are also rewarded with excellent long-term quality, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today.The study, now in its 28th year ... Continue reading

Nameplate Ranking In 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

Nameplate Ranking In 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 -- Hyundai improved dramatically in the 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with an industry-leading reduction in problems reported by owners, ranking sixth among all nameplates. ... Continue reading

Toyota and Shell Hydrogen Refueling Network in California

Toyota and Shell Hydrogen Refueling Network in California

Seven hydrogen stations and $16 million award proposed by the California Energy Commission Torrance, Calif., February 20, 2017 -- On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Shell, in part ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota 86 Ride and Review By John Heilig +VIDEO

2017 Toyota 86 Ride and Review By John Heilig +VIDEO

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2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada A room for eight By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7079) It’s Nissan’s Year of the Truck. What does that mean? In short, by the end of 2016, nearly 85% of Nissan’s truck and SUV offerings will be new. That amounts to more than 500,000 sold vehicles annual ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

Nutson&#39;s Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52MPG Route 66 50th Anniversary Fatalities 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill Baker ... Continue reading

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier + VIDEO

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier + VIDEO

DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS The second-generation Chevy Volt is stylish, economical, and yes, even fun to drive The second generation of Chevrolet’s Volt debuted for 2016, and goes into 2017 unchanged. No changes needed, as it’s lighter, more powerful, and more efficient than its predecessor, offering aro ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD FUSION HYBRID REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD FUSION HYBRID REVIEW

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2017 Honda Ridgeline Tops Pickup Trucks in Safety by Earning 5-Star Overall Vehicle Rating from NHTSA

2017 Honda Ridgeline Tops Pickup Trucks in Safety by Earning 5-Star Overall Vehicle Rating from NHTSA

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2017 -- The 2017 Honda Ridgeline, recently named 2017 North American Truck of the Year, is now the only pickup truck in America to earn the highest possible safety ratings from both the U.S. government and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2017 Ridgeline earned a best pos ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Review: 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited By Steve Purdy

2017 Kia Review: 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited By Steve Purdy

2017 Kia Review: 2017 Kia Cadenza Limited By Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

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