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2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

Are you a Millennial? If so, Hyundai has three Ioniq-branded, technologically advanced electrified vehicles designed for an age category predicted to be primary buyers in 2020. That’s just two and a half years from today. ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Specs, Prices Press Kit; TACH Michigan Bureau Editors Look and Tell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Specs, Prices Press Kit; TACH Michigan Bureau Editors Look and Tell +VIDEO

Nissan product teams this week simultaneously gave groups of media folks in Texas, New York, Detroit and Europe previews of the 2017 Pathfinder. Your Auto Channel, Michigan Bureau team of Steve and Thom traveled to a lovely meeting venue on the Detroit River to have a first look at this mid-cycle refresh of the full-si ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editor Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editor Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editors Thom Cannell and Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Quietness Rules! Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Quietness Rules! Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Nissan Rogue Sport Quietness Rules! Review By Thom Cannell Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel lede photo RogueSport1 Auto Central Michigan; So, you don’t have kids? You’re a Millennial or empty nester looking for a new car? What to buy, what to buy? If you’re like others in your situation you’l ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan, The Half-ton Pickup You May Have Been Waiting For +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Titan, The Half-ton Pickup You May Have Been Waiting For +VIDEO

By Thom Cannell Has the world been waiting for Nissan’s new and improved Titan light duty pickup? Hardly. Time marched on and since Titan’s original 2004 debut Chevy, Ford, and Ram all delivered new half-ton trucks. Nissan was long overdue. Nissan calls 2016 The Year Of The Truck. They’ve launched the longer Tita ... Continue reading

Hyundai 2017 Elantra Review - Snow Birding In Florida By Thom Cannell

Hyundai 2017 Elantra Review - Snow Birding In Florida By Thom Cannell

Hyundai 2017 Elantra Review - Snow Birding In Florida By Thom Cannell ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up

2017 Chicago Auto Show Wrap-up

2017 Chicago Auto Show - 2017 Chicago Auto Show - the 109th edition of the largest automotive exhibition in North America.the 109th edition of the largest automotive exhibition in North America. LEDE PHOTO Cannell_CHI17-1299 By Thom Cannell, Michigan Bureau and Larry Nutson, Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The Chicago ... Continue reading

Continental ExtremeContact Sport - A Modest Primer On Building UltraHigh Performance Tires

Continental ExtremeContact Sport - A Modest Primer On Building UltraHigh Performance Tires

By Thom Cannell Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel According to Continental (and other global manufacturers) tire creation science boils down to compound and construction. Compounding is a delicate science, one that relies on premiere suppliers to deliver the raw goods. ... Continue reading

Continental ExtremeContact Sport Tire Test

Continental ExtremeContact Sport Tire Test

Continental ExtremeContact Sport Tire Test Hot tires for everyday summertime fun ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Power To The People!

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Power To The People!

There has always been the canny few who knew how to get around limitations, and we don’t mean political operatives. Over the years car enthusiasts have figured ways, for instance, to get Mustang GT-like performance without huge insurance premium. Later, certain early Acura, Honda, and Nissan models offered more perfo ... Continue reading

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

2016 Ram ProMaster City - A "Moving" Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2016 Ram ProMaster City - A "Moving" Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

Not long ago; Story 1, Story 2 I was helping friends move, now it is my turn. Making the job easier has been a series of small and medium cargo vans currently sold in the US. Last week I drove Ram's 2016 ProMaster City van, the Tradesman edition. The name is apt as I think it's a delivery vehicle best suited for in-cit ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Elantra Review by Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Elantra Review by Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Elantra Review By Thom Cannell ... Continue reading

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster my friend remarked "It's a noisy engine." "Yes, it is a diesel,” I replied listening to the muffled clatter of a modern diesel. That is part of the story of the 2016 Ram ProMaster and its 3.0-liter diesel engine, its terrific functionality. </p><p>Again, we were moving boxes, wheelbarrows, fram ... Continue reading

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