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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

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

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

DETROIT 2016-06-20; For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business. The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General M ... 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

NHTSA RECALL 15V701 - Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac - Oil Drip Can Cause Fire

NHTSA RECALL 15V701 - Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac - Oil Drip Can Cause Fire

Engine Oil Dripping On Manifold may Cause Fire NHTSA RECALL - Oil Drip Can Cause Fire - Chevrolet, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac - 15V701 ... Continue reading

2015 Detroit Auto Show Summary and Refreshingly Honest and Knowledgeable Opinion

2015 Detroit Auto Show Summary and Refreshingly Honest and Knowledgeable Opinion

2015 Detroit Auto Show Summary and Honest Opinion ... Continue reading

New Mitsubishi Dealership In Dundee

New Mitsubishi Dealership In Dundee

A NEW Mitsubishi dealership has opened in Dundee, creating jobs and renovating a site that has been empty for more than three years. ... 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

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

Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey +VIDEO

Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey +VIDEO

ONSUMER REPORTS AUTO RELIABILITY SURVEY: FORD CONTINUES FALL WHILE SEVEN JAPANESE BRANDS TOP LIST Audi and Cadillac make major jumps in rankings YONKERS, NY—A perfect storm of reliability problems has dropped Ford to next to last among the 28 car brands ranked in Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Surve ... Continue reading

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