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Consumer's Car Research and Buyers Guides for All Cars, Light Trucks and RV's Sold In North America

Consumer's Car Research and Buyers Guides for All Cars, Light Trucks and RV's Sold In North America

Consumer's Car Research and Buyers Guides, Car Research Destination, Acura Buyers Guide , Audi Buyers Guide , BMW Buyers Guide , Buick Buyers Guide , Cadillac Buyers Guide , Chevrolet Buyers Guide , Chrysler Buyers Guide , Dodge Buyers Guide , Ford Buyers Guide , GMC Buyers Guide , Honda Buyers Guide , Hyundai Buyers G ... 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

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing

FCA Response To EPA Notification Of 3.0 Diesel Wrongdoing ... Continue reading

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA US LLC (collectively FCA) for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for installing and failing to disclose engine management software in light-duty model year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cher ... Continue reading

U.S. Diesel Car Market Regains Momentum in Second Half of 2016

U.S. Diesel Car Market Regains Momentum in Second Half of 2016

On the eve of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum, issued the following statement regarding the status of diesel passenger vehicle sales in the U.S.: "Much has been said and predicted about the viability of diesel in passenge ... Continue reading

Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota IN 2016

Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota IN 2016

[ Cleaner Vehicle Fuel Choices Grew In Minnesota In 2016 SAINT PAUL, MINN. - (December 28, 2016) -- Minnesota continued to build on its growth in fuel choice in 2015, adding more biofuel stations, public charging stations for electric vehicles, and expanding the use of natural gas and propane as vehicle fuels. ... Continue reading

Recapping My Decade of Using and Experimenting With Alternative Fuels +VIDEO

Recapping My Decade of Using and Experimenting With Alternative Fuels +VIDEO

I first learned about the potential of alternative engine fuels in the late 1970's while doing some unrelated marketing research in the giant New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 19-25, 2016; Happy Holidays; VW TDI, Fiat Recalls, GM Over Stocked, EPA Says No, Drive To NAIAS In The Snow

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 19-25, 2016; Happy Holidays; VW TDI, Fiat Recalls, GM Over Stocked, EPA Says No, Drive To NAIAS In The Snow

* A final deal was reached between VW and U.S. regulators this week to buy back or repair 83,000 VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles with 3.0-liter diesel engines. The agreement is expected to result in the recall and repair of 75% of these vehicles when the modifications, which are not available yet, are approved by the EPA ... Continue reading

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 TDI & F-Pace S Review +VIDEO

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 3.0 TDI & F-Pace S Review +VIDEO

AUTO CENTRAL - May 14, 2016: Last year Jaguar celebrated achieving a world record with the F-Pace by driving through the worlds largest loop on the eve of the International Motor Show (IAA). Now we get to take our first look at the Jaguar F Pace S and the Jaguar F Pace Diesel. We took the new F Pace for a drive and wer ... Continue reading

Volkswagen to Recall 83,000 3.0 Liter Diesel Vehicles and Fund Mitigation Projects to Settle Allegations of Cheating Emissions Tests on Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche Vehicles

Volkswagen to Recall 83,000 3.0 Liter Diesel Vehicles and Fund Mitigation Projects to Settle Allegations of Cheating Emissions Tests on Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche Vehicles

Settlement requires Volkswagen to offer to buy back older vehicles, and spend $225 million to mitigate NOx pollution. Volkswagen will also repair newer vehicles to comply with the standards to which they were certified WASHINGTON Dewcember 21, 2016; In a second partial settlement announced today by the U.S. Environment ... Continue reading

Volkswagen 3.0-liter U.S. TDI Agreement - Buy Back Plus Offer 3 Additional EV's; Sell 5000 EV;s, $25 Million To California Air Board

Volkswagen 3.0-liter U.S. TDI Agreement - Buy Back Plus Offer 3 Additional EV's; Sell 5000 EV;s, $25 Million To California Air Board

Washington DC December 21, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters reported that Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles, a U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday, as the German automaker took another step to put a d ... Continue reading

Framework For Canada VW TDI Settlement Reached

Framework For Canada VW TDI Settlement Reached

Proposed nationwide class settlement provides cash payments for approximately 105,000 2.0L TDI diesel vehicles in Canada. Many owners and lessees of these vehicles will also have choices that may include vehicle buyback; trade-in; emissions modification, if approved; and early lease termination. ... Continue reading

All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty Customers Want High-Tech Features and Luxury

All-New Ford F-Series Super Duty Customers Want High-Tech Features and Luxury

Customers now expect more than superior capability from their trucks. They demand more technology to get the job done quicker and easier. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen 3.0 TDI Settlement Reached Says Reuters

Volkswagen 3.0 TDI Settlement Reached Says Reuters

Volkswagen 3.0 TDI Settlement Reached Says Reuters ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 21-27 2016: Bolt Slow Rollout; VW Sans Diesel; Recalls Of Course; Toyota Getaround; Soon Mobile Car Mode; Collector Car Price Surprise

* As Black Friday kicks off the official holiday shopping season, a National Safety Council poll found two-thirds – 66 percent – of drivers would make phone calls while driving through a parking lot, and 56 percent would text. Given the increased traffic in and around parking lots during the holiday shopping season ... Continue reading

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