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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

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

Mercedes-Benz November 2016 US Sales

Mercedes-Benz November 2016 US Sales

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2016 -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported November sales of 30,363 vehicles, increasing 1.1% from the 30,043 vehicles sold during the same month last year. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... 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

First Drive Review: 2016 smart fortwo and 2016 smart forfour By Henny Hemmes

First Drive Review: 2016 smart fortwo and 2016 smart forfour By Henny Hemmes

First drive: 2016 Smart Fortwo and 2016 Smart Forfour ... 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

Mercedes-Benz USA September 2016 New Car Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA September 2016 New Car Sales

ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2016 -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported best-ever September sales of 29,500 vehicles, increasing 1.7% from the 29,020 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported best-ever September sales with 2,970 units, up 28.2% and smart reported 605 units, bringing MBUS ... Continue reading

World Premiere For The Fourth Generation SMART Electric Drive - Electrification Of All Smart Models

World Premiere For The Fourth Generation SMART Electric Drive - Electrification Of All Smart Models

STUTTGART/PARIS - September 25, 2016: The new smart electric drive* is making electric mobility more attractive than ever. This is because it combines the agility of a smart with emission-free driving – the ideal combination for urban mobility. This is the fourth-generation electric smart, which is now available in a ... 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

The smart Roadshow travels to Orange County this weekend

The smart Roadshow travels to Orange County this weekend

ATLANTA - August 10, 2016: The smart fortwo is rolling into Orange County this weekend to give city dwellers a few 'smart' options for their travels on the 405. At The Shops at Mission Viejo on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday August 14th from 10 a.m – 6 p.m., participants can see firsthand how the smart fortwo could ... Continue reading

smart Offering Brabus Sport Package for 2017

smart Offering Brabus Sport Package for 2017

New BRABUS Sport Package available on smart fortwo coupe and cabrio ATLANTA - August 6, 2016: BRABUS is returning to the smart lineup in the U.S. market, featuring a sport package on fortwo coupe and cabrio models. Available as a $1,900 option, the BRABUS Sport Package allows customers to further customize their smart ... Continue reading

First Drive Review: 2016 Smart fortwo and Smart forfour DCT by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

First Drive Review: 2016 Smart fortwo and Smart forfour DCT by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor COLOGNE - July 12, 2015: The Smart fortwo and forfour models made their world debut in Paris last year and are already successful in Europe.(LINK TO FIRST DRIVE) Following the US and Chinese premieres in Europe, both countries will have to wait somewhat longer. But by then, it wil ... Continue reading

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