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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

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has once again climbed slightly this year, to 11.6 years, according to industry experts at IHS Markit , a leading provider of business information and analysis for the global automotive industry. Registrations for light VIO, including ... Continue reading

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2016 -- Finalists for 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) were announced Tuesday at Automobility L.A., the conference that precedes the Los Angeles auto show. ... Continue reading

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

Washington DC November 2, 2016; The AIADA reported that sales in October slowed from the pace they enjoyed earlier in the year. However, the month's relatively minor decline in sales suggests that the market may have plateaued at a healthy pace. ... 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

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

Ford Issues Two Safety Recalls - 2010-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And F-650 in North America

Ford Issues Two Safety Recalls - 2010-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan And F-650 in North America

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 23, 2015 Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Ford is not aware of any accidents, injuries or fires related to these conditions. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2010-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles in North America for potenti ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS: OCTOBER 13, 2015 - Jaguar, Land Rover, Muitsubishi, Suzuki, Fiat, RAM, Chrysler/Dodge, Buick/Chevrolet/GMC, Honda, Ford/Lincoln/Mercury, Mazda

NHTSA RECALLS: OCTOBER 13, 2015 - Jaguar, Land Rover, Muitsubishi, Suzuki, Fiat, RAM, Chrysler/Dodge, Buick/Chevrolet/GMC, Honda, Ford/Lincoln/Mercury, Mazda

NHTSA RECALLS: OCTOBER 13, 2015 - Jaguar, Land Rover, Muitsubishi, Suzuki, Fiat, RAM, Chrysler/Dodge, Buick/Chevrolet/GMC, Honda, Ford/Lincoln/Mercury, Mazda ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS June 29, 2015: Mazda, Lexus, Ferrari, Lincoln, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Chrysler and Others

NHTSA RECALLS June 29, 2015: Mazda, Lexus, Ferrari, Lincoln, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Chrysler and Others

Please click on the following NHTSA Campaign ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 15V292 Manufacturer : New Flyer Industries Ltd. Make / Model Years : NEW FLYER / 2008-2014 Subject : Vent Tube May Detach from Engine Breather NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 15V293 Manufacturer : Blue Bird Body ... Continue reading

2014 EyesOn Design Show Preview - A Fathers Day Tradition

2014 EyesOn Design Show Preview - A Fathers Day Tradition

By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Michigan Bureau The EyesOn Design show has been a Father’s Day tradition for 27 years with all but two shows being held on the expansive lawns at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores (close-in Detroit suburb on Lake St. Clair). Eyes continues its tradition of s ... Continue reading

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

2013 was the year of the full-size truck, according to new car shoppers on AutoTrader.com®. Trucks made up nearly half of the top 20 most popular new vehicles on the site this year, including three of the top five. Aligning with its longstanding status as the best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the Ford F-150 retained i ... Continue reading

Expert Vehicle Reviews 2014-1993

Expert Vehicle Reviews 2014-1993

Expert Vehicle Reviews 2014-1993 From The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

Are "Rules of the Game" Facing Pressure for Major Changes?

Are "Rules of the Game" Facing Pressure for Major Changes?

From Mac Gordon 05-01-2013 As one reflects on the future of the auto industry while recuperating in a Detroit area convalescent home on May Day, it's easy to let a mind wander across a map of big-ticket players in the decades behind. On a background note, who would have dreamed in 2003 that such mainstays and legends a ... Continue reading

Henny Hemmes The Auto Channel's Senior European Editor Appointed World Car of the Year Jurist

Henny Hemmes The Auto Channel's Senior European Editor Appointed World Car of the Year Jurist

Henny Hemmes, the Auto Channel’s senior European editor, has been installed as a juror for the World Car Awards. The WCA is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world for the election of the World Car of the Year (WCOTY). Henny is part of the 7-member inte ... Continue reading

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