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Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, T ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS TWO ECO REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 TOYOTA PRIUS TWO ECO REVIEW

How can you go wrong with 56 miles-per-gallon?” This was my standard response when friends and acquaintances would ask me what I thought of my Prius test drive. While the hatchback shape still stumps some, Toyota has pushed for more than just the sensibility vote and offers models that are shorter, longer, fancier, a ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 15-21, 2017: GM Leaves; A Nutty Professor; Dieseling; Camry Succumbs To RAV-4; Autonomous; Instant Bridge And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 15-21, 2017: GM Leaves; A Nutty Professor; Dieseling; Camry Succumbs To RAV-4; Autonomous; Instant Bridge And More

* Buzz in the automotive business world the past few weeks has centered around the revaluation that electric car maker Tesla has a market capitalization (a measure of a company’s value based on stock price and amount of stock in existence) exceeding Ford and GM, in spite of those traditional company's much bigger siz ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring Review By John Heilig

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring Review By John Heilig

the Honda Accord does a great job at its main function. It also does a great job for the person behind the wheel because of its excellent fuel economy thanks to its second generation two-motor hybrid system. We averaged 42.5 mpg in our test, and while it didn’t approach the EPA estimates, it was still impressive. Ple ... Continue reading

11 Companies Form Fuel-Cell Consortium To Develop Hydrogen FCV Infrastructure

11 Companies Form Fuel-Cell Consortium To Develop Hydrogen FCV Infrastructure

Toyota Motor Corporation Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

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

Infiniti Research Announces Top 5 Trends Impacting the Automotive Industry for 2017

Infiniti Research Announces Top 5 Trends Impacting the Automotive Industry for 2017

Infiniti Research has announced their top automotive trends for 2017. ... 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 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

Bentley Defining The Luxury Electric Vehicle +VIDEO

Bentley Defining The Luxury Electric Vehicle +VIDEO

Bentley’s EXP 12 Speed 6e makes its debut in China today at the 2017 Auto Shanghai. The concept showcases the British brand’s ambition to define the electric luxury segment and will allow Bentley to gauge public opinion and customer feedback to help shape its future luxury strategy. ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

Are you a Millennial? If so, Hyundai has three Ioniq-branded, technologically advanced electrified vehicles designed for an age category predicted to be primary buyers in 2020. That’s just two and a half years from today. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Succeeds In Developing 48V Mild HEV Core Technology

Hyundai Mobis Succeeds In Developing 48V Mild HEV Core Technology

Hyundai Mobis succeeded in developing the core technologies of the 48V Mild hybrid vehicle (hereinafter referred to as 48V Mild HEV), which will become one of the mainstays of future environment-friendly car trends, one after another. It’s creating tangible results in related markets. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW ... Continue reading

All-new Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV at Auto Shanghai 2017

All-new Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV at Auto Shanghai 2017

SHANGHAI, Apr, 19 2017 - Honda exhibited the world premiere of its all-new SUV model, CR-V Hybrid, at Auto Shanghai 2017 (The 17th International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition, Press days: April 19-20, 2017, Public days: April 21-28, 2017). Equipped with the Honda Sport Hybrid i-MMD(1) two-motor hybri ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 17-23, 2017; Self-Driving?, Tesla and Subaru Recalls, Manuals, Best Interior, EV's, Trump Cuts EPA Funding

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest April 17-23, 2017; Self-Driving?, Tesla and Subaru Recalls, Manuals, Best Interior, EV's, Trump Cuts EPA Funding

* The U.S. auto show circuit has calmed for this year but global auto news is still in the making. At the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show VW debuted its I.D. Cross SUV concept, following on the heals of the I.D. sedan shown in Paris and the I.D. Buzz van shown in Detroit. ... Continue reading

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