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NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others ... Continue reading

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

Is CAFE Making Cars Bigger?

Is CAFE Making Cars Bigger?

Washington DC August 14, 2016; The AIADA First Up Newsletter reported that The tough fuel-economy standards that took effect in 2012 are getting tougher every year, reports Automotive News. So why are cars getting bigger? The average new vehicle's "footprint"–the rectangle formed by its wheelbase and track width–hi ... Continue reading

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring Review By Steve Purdy

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring Review By Steve Purdy

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GM US Auto Sales July 2016

GM US Auto Sales July 2016

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GM "Car of the Future" Reaches Milestone

GM "Car of the Future" Reaches Milestone

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 2, 2016 -- In the late 1930s, General Motors Styling Section and Buick engineers created an extremely modern experimental car to illustrate coming advances in automotive design. The Buick project known internally as the "Y-Job" was announced as a "Car of the Future" in early 1940. Today, the Histor ... Continue reading

GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models

GM Offers 22 Crash Avoidance Equipment On 2016 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models

MILFORD, Mich. July 24, 2016; – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac will offer 22 different active safety technologies across their 2016 model year U.S. lineups, ranging from driver alerts to those that automatically intervene and assist the driver in critical situations. Safety engineers will develop and test these a ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

* Keith Crain in Automotive News writes: "Tesla has a feature on its cars that it calls "autopilot," and it isn't. We are probably not going to have a tested and proven driverless car for a decade or more — assuming the courts figure out who needs the insurance and the licensing for the vehicle. That might take a dec ... Continue reading

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

By Bob Gordon and Marc Rauch, Co-Publishers and owners of The Auto Channel. Spacious, roomy, profitable big vehicles; it’s what the people want and it’s what the American car makers want to build. According to all reports in recent years (before the depression really hit), GM, Ford and Chrysler made all t ... Continue reading

Cars.com Ranks Compact SUVs in Partial Segment Challenge

Cars.com Ranks Compact SUVs in Partial Segment Challenge

CHICAGO, July 13, 2016 -- Cars.com experts put five of the most popular compact SUVs through a series of tests to determine the best option for shoppers in its annual Compact SUV Challenge. Contenders included the 2017 Ford Escape, 2016 Honda CR-V, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2016 Kia Sportage and the 2016 Toyota RAV4. After ... Continue reading

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 16, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 16, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 16, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 ... Continue reading

2016 Buick Cascada Convertible Review +VIDEO

2016 Buick Cascada Convertible Review +VIDEO

2016 BUICK CASCADA CONVERTIBLE An Opel in the US Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau An Opel by any other name may be a Buick, in this case the lovely new Cascada convertible. Well, it’s new here in the U.S. at least. This stylish and sexy, four-place (2+2 they call it across the pond), front-wheel ... Continue reading

The Rise & Fall of General Motors and the Subjugation of the Industrialized World

The Rise & Fall of General Motors and the Subjugation of the Industrialized World

How the perfect storm of commercial forces created the world's largest corporation, enslaved us to gasoline, and ultimately brought the car maker to its knees By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL It was once said "If it's good for General Motors, it's good for the U.S.A." Have you wondere ... Continue reading

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees ... Continue reading

GM Extends Expanded Military Discount Program Through July 8

GM Extends Expanded Military Discount Program Through July 8

DETROIT July 1, 2016; Chevrolet, Buick and GMC will celebrate the Independence Day holiday by extending their expanded military discount programs for all 21 million U.S. military veterans and their spouses through July 8, 2016. “Making sure all veterans can take advantage of our military discount throughout the In ... Continue reading

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