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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

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

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

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

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP - May 30, 2016

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP - May 30, 2016

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you. The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicl ... Continue reading

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2016 -- New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 8 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.66 million units in March 2016, resulting in an estimated 17.2 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source tru ... 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 RECALLS: March 7 2016; Ford, Lexus, Toyota, Pontiac, Navistar, Coachmen

NHTSA RECALLS: March 7 2016; Ford, Lexus, Toyota, Pontiac, Navistar, Coachmen

NHTSA RECALLS: March 7 2016; Ford, Lexus, Toyota, Pontiac, Navistar, Coachmen ... 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

NHTSA RECALLS October 26, 2015: Nissan, BMW, Chevrolet, GMC, Ducati, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Maserati, Toyota, Pontiac

NHTSA RECALLS October 26, 2015: Nissan, BMW, Chevrolet, GMC, Ducati, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Maserati, Toyota, Pontiac

NHTSA RECALLS October 26, 2015: Nissan, BMW, Chevrolet, GMC, Ducati, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Maserati, Pontiac ... Continue reading

No Kidding Airbag Recall Can Save Your Life! Includes Latest Vehicle Recall List

No Kidding Airbag Recall Can Save Your Life! Includes Latest Vehicle Recall List

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags. Over seven million vehicles are involved in these recalls, which have occ ... Continue reading

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