The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Information Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

News By Topic: Vehicles and the Environment: Electric

Become A Schmarter Car Buyer

Become A Schmarter Car Buyer

Dealer Direct Independent Car Shopper, How to buy a car correctly, hints and procedures so you buy it right...get smarter, car buyer New Cars Research - Tools for consumers that help them get smart not confused ... Continue reading

A Must Read: Edwin Black's Non-Fiction Book THE PLAN - Review

A Must Read: Edwin Black's Non-Fiction Book THE PLAN - Review

Only read this book if you want to understand the energy crisis and find a solution. If you want to remain ignorant, selfish, and in support of American-hating foreign oil producers and domestic rapacious gasoline companies you should avoid Edwin Black's THE PLAN. International release scheduled for Tuesday, September ... Continue reading

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

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

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 Guide , Infiniti Buyers Guide , Jaguar Buyer ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 VOLVO XC90 REVIEW +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 VOLVO XC90 REVIEW +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design Twin Engine Plug-in Review ... Continue reading

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

*News Release* *Consumers Union* *Public Policy and Advocacy Division of Consumer Reports* *Wednesday, September 21, 2016* *Consumers Union to Federal Agencies: Fuel Economy Standards Should Remain Strong In Order to Maintain Consumer Savings and Preserve Consumer Choice* *WASHINGTON, D.C.* – The 2025 standards ... Continue reading

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Without Performance Differentiation Say Goodbye To The Public's Love Affair With The Automobile By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL In his opening remarks at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, Dieter Zetsche (Mercedes-Benz CEO), prophesized: "The Mercedes of the future will drive not only ... Continue reading

Short Spin: 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Review by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

Short Spin: 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Review by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor THE AUTO CHANNEL LOS ANGELES - November 25, 2015: Last week, during the first media day of the L.A. Auto Show, I jumped into a Volkswagen e-Golf, one of five that were available for test drives around the Convention Center area. Even though the lap around the Convention Center was ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Mirai Pricing +VIDEO

2017 Toyota Mirai Pricing +VIDEO

Toyota Mirai 2017 model year offers competitive, flexible pricing options and the opportunity to be a part of automotive history. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle combines hydrogen and oxygen to make electricity onboard, while emitting nothing but water vapor. ... Continue reading

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

AUSTIN, Texas — September 19, 2016: Volvo has received an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric buses from public transport operator Sales-Lentz in Luxembourg. The buses will operate in the city of Differdange. Sales-Lentz, one of the largest public transport operators in Luxemburg, is a forerunner in the introduction o ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Electric-Vehicle Mileage Record Set In California Thanks To The Convenience Of True Zero Hydrogen-Fuel Network

Electric-Vehicle Mileage Record Set In California Thanks To The Convenience Of True Zero Hydrogen-Fuel Network

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2016 -- Yesterday the founders of True Zero completed a scenic drive throughout California in a fuel-cell-electric Toyota Mirai, covering 1,438 miles in a 24-hour period, thus breaking the official Guinness World Record for electric miles driven in 24 hours.a, b The goal of the drive was to de ... Continue reading

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

SAN JOSE, CA - May 2, 2016: Chevrolet's Gen 2 (second generation) Volt appeared briefly as a 2016 model in just 11 states. It's now available, for a few dollars more, in all 50 states as a 2017 model. It represents an impressive improvement among hybrid cars that reminds me more of a Tesla than a Prius. Like the Gen 1 ... Continue reading

DOT Funded New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range

DOT Funded New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range

New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range FOR and hybrid (FREEDM) Systems Center at NC State have developed an inverter using off-the-shelf components made of the wide-bandgap semiconductor material silicon carbide (SiC) – with promising results. ... Continue reading

Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can't Be Trusted, Need For Mandatory Safety Standards, Says Consumer Watchdog

Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can't Be Trusted, Need For Mandatory Safety Standards, Says Consumer Watchdog

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 ;The new revelation of a second fatal Tesla crash while the vehicle was likely on autopilot shows the company cannot be trusted to deal with deadly failures in its vehicles and underscores the need for enforceable federal safety standards covering autonomous vehicle technology, Cons ... Continue reading

World's First Fully Autonomous, Driverless Public Transportation Service Launched by Keolis and NAVYA

World's First Fully Autonomous, Driverless Public Transportation Service Launched by Keolis and NAVYA

LOS ANGELES—Keolis, a world leader in public transportation, announced at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Annual Meeting that it is joining forces with NAVYA to launch NAVLY, the world’s first autonomous, driverless public transportation service. NAVLY is now being tested in Lyon, France where ... Continue reading

Search The Auto Channel

The Auto Channel content library (since 1996) has grown to become the world’s most extensive and complete interactive archive of automotive centric news, articles, reviews and intense event coverage, presented to viewers as Text, Video and Images.

The Auto Channel Content by Topic

Vehicle manufacturers and alt fuels.

Search The Auto Channel Content by Date Published

September 2016

Select Another Month