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2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Here we go again – another gathering of the international motoring press in Detroit, still arguably the center of the universe for the U.S. auto business. While manufacturing, design, some engineering and marketing is spread out around the country and t ... Continue reading

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 -- A bright spotlight is shining on SUVs thanks to record retail sales in 2016, yet three of every four car buyers didn't even consider buying an SUV, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Auto Avoider Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

Ford Expands North American Safety Recall for Vehicles Containing Certain Takata Airbag Inflators

Ford Expands North American Safety Recall for Vehicles Containing Certain Takata Airbag Inflators

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 12, 2017 – As part of the planned expansion of vehicles included in the Takata inflator recalls described in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Takata Coordinated Remedy Order, Ford is expanding its safety recall on vehicles with certain passenger frontal airbag inflators after T ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

Ford U.S. December 2016 Auto Sales

Ford U.S. December 2016 Auto Sales

DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Company’s total December U.S. sales of 239,854 vehicles were up 0.3 percent. Retail sales increased 5 percent last month, with 183,454 vehicles sold – the company’s best December retail performance since 2004. ... Continue reading

Ford Will Invest $700 Million In Flat Rock Plant, Cancels Mexico Venture, Will Build More EV's Including F-150 Hybrid, Mustang Hybrid and Others +VIDEO

Ford Will Invest $700 Million In Flat Rock Plant, Cancels Mexico Venture, Will Build More EV's Including F-150 Hybrid, Mustang Hybrid and Others +VIDEO

Ford confirms seven of 13 new global electrified vehicles coming in the next five years, including F-150 Hybrid, Mustang Hybrid and Transit Custom plug-in hybrid Ford to launch fully electric SUV with an estimated range of at least 300 miles and two new electrified police vehicles The automaker is investing $700 millio ... Continue reading

CCCCold Baby - Ford's Extreme Climate Team To The Rescue +VIDEO

CCCCold Baby - Ford's Extreme Climate Team To The Rescue +VIDEO

Following the infamous winter of the polar vortex in 2013-14, customers told Ford they needed more accessible cold weather features such as heated seats, heated steering wheel and a windshield wiper de-icer; Ford is now delivering on that request Ford’s extreme climate team meets with market-specific customers around ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : December 12, 2016 - BMW, Maserati, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Lincoln, Thor +VIDEO

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : December 12, 2016 - BMW, Maserati, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Lincoln, Thor +VIDEO

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : December 12, 2016 - BMW, Maserati, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Lincoln, Thor ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

Over the years one of The Auto Channel's most popular pages has been a short cut to 6-9 passenger vehicles. All of the main stream media talk of a ... Continue reading

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

Sport Utility Vehicles Still the Darlings of Auto Thieves

IBC publishes its list of the top 10 stolen vehicles for 2016.* MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) today unveiled its annual list of the ten vehicles most frequently stolen in Quebec. ... Continue reading

2016 Lincoln MKX Review By John Heilig

2016 Lincoln MKX Review By John Heilig

2016 Lincoln MKX Review By John Heilig ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Car Sales, Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Car Sales, Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter ... Continue reading

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Scorecard and Index By Make

November 2016 US Auto Sales Index By Make ... Continue reading

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