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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

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

Elio Motors Continues Momentum with Launch of First National Television Advertising Campaign

Elio Motors Continues Momentum with Launch of First National Television Advertising Campaign

Elio Motors (www.eliomotors.com) today announced it has launched its first national television advertising campaign to continue building consumer awareness for the company's three-wheeled vehicle that is expected to get up to 84 MPG and sell for a targeted base price of $6,800. The company, which anticipates production ... Continue reading

DS Automobiles Launches First Store in Iran

DS Automobiles Launches First Store in Iran

TEHRAN -- January 26, 2016: DS Automobiles officially launched in Iran yesterday. Yves Bonnefont, DS brand CEO and Daryoush Biria, President of ARIAN Group were joined by VIPs and the media to open the DS STORE in Tehran and announce the local launch of two models: DS 5 and DS 6. A high-profile ceremony yesterday marke ... Continue reading

745-HP Force 1 V10 Debuts at 2016 North American International Auto Show as the New American Supercar

745-HP Force 1 V10 Debuts at 2016 North American International Auto Show as the New American Supercar

Legendary Designer Henrik Fisker and Race Car Driver Ben Keating Develop the Ultimate American Driving Machine DETROIT -- January 12, 2016: Legendary automotive designer Henrik Fisker and American race car driver Ben Keating today unveiled the 2016 Force 1 V10, an all new American Super Car, during the North American I ... Continue reading

Vauxhall's Manufacturing Plant has Built its One Millionth Vivaro-Type Van

Vauxhall's Manufacturing Plant has Built its One Millionth Vivaro-Type Van

Luton – One million Vivaro-type vans made at Vauxhall’s plant in Luton, Bedfordshire Landmark Vivaro handed over to BT Fleet, Vauxhall’s biggest Vivaro customer Vauxhall is UK’s number one van manufacturer LUTON, UK -- December 3, 2015: Vauxhall’s manufacturing plant in Luton has built its one ... Continue reading

Brit-built Astra Scores Top Marks for Safety

Brit-built Astra Scores Top Marks for Safety

High scores across all categories assessed by Euro NCAP First compact car with front camera in volume sector LUTON, UK -- December 3, 2015: The all-new Brit-built Astra has been awarded the maximum five stars by Euro NCAP in its latest safety ratings published today. The compact five-door hatchback from Vauxhall achiev ... Continue reading

Elio Motors Goes Public under Reg A+; Shares available to General Market

Elio Motors Goes Public under Reg A+; Shares available to General Market

Elio Motors today announced that thanks to its supporters and the funds raised during its current stock offering, it will move forward with the development of 25 engineering and test vehicles. The test vehicles will be used to conduct a variety of final engineering and validation tests that will allow the company to ma ... Continue reading

Ssshh. . . .Keep It Quiet! Vauxhall Reveals Astra's Silent Secrets

Ssshh. . . .Keep It Quiet! Vauxhall Reveals Astra's Silent Secrets

Much has been written about how quiet and refined Vauxhall’s new Astra is, and now the company can reveal how this has been achieved. When the Astra arrives in the acoustic lab, it is still in the final phase of being made production-ready. Engineers, led by Bernd Justen, Vehicle Performance Manager for Vauxhall/O ... Continue reading

Elio Motors Unveils P5 Prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show +VIDEO

Elio Motors Unveils P5 Prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show +VIDEO

Yesterday, Elio Motors introduced its fifth generation prototype, the P5, at a news conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company is targeting a launch date of late 2016 for its three-wheeled, enclosed vehicle that is expected to get up to 84 MPG and retail for a targeted base price of $6,800. The P5 is the comp ... Continue reading

Elio Motors to Announce Launch of P5 Prototype Vehicle, Provide Update on SEC Authorization of Stock Offering at Los Angeles Auto Show +VIDEO

Elio Motors to Announce Launch of P5 Prototype Vehicle, Provide Update on SEC Authorization of Stock Offering at Los Angeles Auto Show +VIDEO

Who: Paul Elio, CEO of Elio Motors Inc. Elio Motors is an American transportation start-up company, which is set to launch its enclosed three-wheeled vehicle in late 2016. The Elio is engineered to attain a highway mileage rating of up to 84 MPG, with a targeted base price of $6,800. What: Elio Motors will introduce it ... Continue reading

Carl F. W. Borgward: The Pioneer of the Modern Automobile Was Born 125 Years Ago

Carl F. W. Borgward: The Pioneer of the Modern Automobile Was Born 125 Years Ago

Carl F. W. Borgward (10 November 1890 - 28 July 1963) showed that building cars was in his blood when he was just a small boy. Back then, he liked to send a toy car that he had built himself on drives across the coffee table, destroying many of his parents' coffee cups in the process. Automobiles were Borgward's great ... Continue reading

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