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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

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

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

I just slapped myself in the face, boy i need that! Auto Central January 21, 2016; I was considering The Auto Channel's long-time fervent support of ethanol as America's alt fuel solution and found that I was getting caught up in the hydrogen hysteria...so if I was, so is everybody, after my face slap I came to my sens ... 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

Mercedes-Benz Introduces the cadillac of Nissan Pickup Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Introduces the cadillac of Nissan Pickup Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Concept X-Class – The New Pickup Bearing The Three-Pointed Star • Product range expansion for sustainable global growth • Market launch in late 2017 • Key markets Europe, Latin America, South Africa, and Australia • Investments in the high nine figures • Two design variants, one message: the f ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Joins Renault-Nissan Alliance +VIDEO

Mitsubishi Motors Joins Renault-Nissan Alliance +VIDEO

CIRENCESTER, England - October 21, 2016: Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) has become its largest shareholder after completing the purchase of 34% of MMC-issued stock for 237 billion JPY. As part of Nissan's strategic investment, MMC will become a full member of the 17-y ... Continue reading

Carlos Ghosn - Nissan Chairman and CEO - to Keynote on Opening Day of CES 2017

Carlos Ghosn - Nissan Chairman and CEO - to Keynote on Opening Day of CES 2017

ARLINGTON, VA - October 13, 2016: The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced that Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn will deliver a keynote address on opening day of CES 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES 2017 will run Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Ghosn will delive ... Continue reading

Renault MEGANE Family Extended with All New Sedan +VIDEO

Renault MEGANE Family Extended with All New Sedan +VIDEO

LONDON - October 6, 2016: After the reveal of new MEGANE in 2015 and new MEGANE Estate in March 2016, All new MEGANE Sedan is the latest model in the MEGANE family. The new four-door sedan is part of the renewal of the Renault range. Its dynamic and prestigious styling is reflected in sculpted surfaces, well-balanced p ... Continue reading

New World Range Record for the Kangoo ZE-H2, EV FC

New World Range Record for the Kangoo ZE-H2, EV FC

PARIS—This is with a 22 kWh standard battery charge and with 1.8 kg of hydrogen for the Symbio FCell fuel cell range extender that the Renault electric light-duty vehicle travelled 367 kilometres in 10 hours 36 minutes, at night on a mixed journey of urban and peri-urban areas, with lights and heating turned on. This ... Continue reading

Renault Takes The Wraps Off TREZOR Concept Car at 2016 Paris Motor Show

Renault Takes The Wraps Off TREZOR Concept Car at 2016 Paris Motor Show

PARIS - September 28, 2016: In 2010, the DeZir concept car embodied the renewal of Renault’s brand identity by inaugurating a new styling signature founded on simple, warm and sensuous lines. As the worthy successor to the DeZir, TREZOR marks the beginning of a brand new design cycle. Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO ... Continue reading

Renault-Nissan Alliance Hits Milestone of 350,000 Electric Vehicles Sold, Maintains Position as Global EV Leader

Renault-Nissan Alliance Hits Milestone of 350,000 Electric Vehicles Sold, Maintains Position as Global EV Leader

PARIS and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 13, 2016 -- Alliance reaches historic EV milestone in August with 100,000 EVs sold in one year Nissan LEAF remains world's most popular electric vehicle with more than 230,000 units sold Renault delivers its 100,000th EV to a customer in Norway Alliance's EV offering continues to improv ... Continue reading

All-New Scénic - Renault's 20th Vehicle To Receive A Five-Star Euro-NCAP Safety Rating

All-New Scénic - Renault's 20th Vehicle To Receive A Five-Star Euro-NCAP Safety Rating

The result highlights Renault's commitment to safety, particularly with the All-New Scénic, which arrives in the UK later this year. The All-New Scénic stands out with a 90 per cent score for adult occupant protection, 82 per cent for children and 67 per cent for pedestrians. ◾ The All-New Renault Scénic has recei ... Continue reading

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