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2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

The 2016 AltCar Expo will showcase the West Coast debut of the new Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid with free ride and drives open to the public. Representatives from Kia will be on hand to answer any questions. The 11th Annual AltCar Expo, is the region's premier car show dedicated to alternative fuel vehicles and transporta ... Continue reading

Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles Are Expected to Make up Half of the Global Electric Vehicle Market by 2024

Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles Are Expected to Make up Half of the Global Electric Vehicle Market by 2024

BOULDER, Colo.—A recent report from Navigant Research details the global market for light duty vehicles, including light duty hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs), or plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), segmented by scenario, region, country, drivetrain, and automaker, through 2 ... Continue reading

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden—Asko, which is Norway’s largest convenience goods wholesaler, is continuing its investment in sustainable transport services. The company will together with Scania start testing trucks with an electric powertrain. Electrical energy is converted from hydrogen gas in fuel cells on board the vehic ... Continue reading

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring Review By John Heilig ... Continue reading

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

Growing up in New York I grew up with an unbending prejudice towards the invincibility and incontrovertible exactness of The New York Times on every subject printed within. I along with virtually every kid on the streets of Brooklyn and other boroughs (ok, except maybe not the Bronx) never argued about or questioned an ... Continue reading

Electric Subaru Crossover Coming?

Electric Subaru Crossover Coming?

Tokyo August 12, 2016; Nikkan Kogyo Shimbu reported that Subaru is on track to introduce a battery-electric powered crossover vehicle by 2021. According to Japanese newspaper, the midsize all-wheel drive vehicle will be based on the Forester or Outback models the newspaper said, without identifying the source of the in ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course ... Continue reading

2016 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig

2016 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig

2017 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig ... 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

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

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

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 Buyers Guide , Jeep Buyers Guid ... Continue reading

Our 'Opium War' with Gasoline

Our 'Opium War' with Gasoline

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL The United States and most of the other nations we might include as part of democratic industrialized society is at war. In effect it is the Grand World War. The "hot zone" battlefields are currently in Iraq and Afghanistan; brought to life every day ... 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

2016 Toyota Prius Liftback Four Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Toyota Prius Liftback Four Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Much improved - No longer just a car for people who hate cars DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS There’s “all-new” and then there’s really all new. The fourth-generation 2016 Toyota Prius Liftback is the most-changed in the car’s history, and meant to attract people who previously wouldn’t have considere ... Continue reading

Nissan Bladeglider High-Performance EV Prototype Debuts in Rio +VIDEO

Nissan Bladeglider High-Performance EV Prototype Debuts in Rio +VIDEO

RIO DE JANEIRO - August 8, 2016: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd unveiled the working prototype of its futuristic BladeGlider vehicle last week, combining zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design. The vehicles, developed from concept cars first shown at the Tokyo Auto Show in 2013, have arrived i ... Continue reading

Ahead Of Its Time: The Visionary Budd-E Concept Van Is Honored Once Again

Ahead Of Its Time: The Visionary Budd-E Concept Van Is Honored Once Again

WOLFSBURG - August 5, 2016: The BUDD-e has been honoured for its forward-looking overall concept at the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards in Plymouth, Michigan. The awards jury pointed out that the BUDD-e is an environmentally compatible model that also meets the vehicle-utility requirements of the 21st ... Continue reading

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