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BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

BMW At The Petersen Museum In LA

The Petersen will host some of BMW’s greatest road and race cars through October 14. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, August 30, 2016 – In celebration of the BMW Group’s 100th anniversary, BMW of North America and The Petersen Automotive Museum will feature “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” from September 1 through October ... Continue reading

Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, The Silicon Valley Crowd Is On Their Way To Appliance-ize Cars (And The Need For Your Company)

Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, The Silicon Valley Crowd Is On Their Way To Appliance-ize Cars (And The Need For Your Company)

Auto Central January 8, 2016; After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey ... Continue reading

McCall’s 25th Motorworks Revival

McCall’s 25th Motorworks Revival

Rob Eckaus, Editor The Auto Channel Gordon and Molly McCall celebrated the 25 th anniversary of the Motorworks Revival on Wednesday, August 17 th with a proper party that continues to evolve. It had all the requisite aircraft, cars, appetizers, and ambiance. This year a live DJ at 9pm was joined by a live drummer and v ... Continue reading

Get a Better Deal As A "Free-To-The-Dealer" Unencumbered Car Buyer

Get a Better Deal As A "Free-To-The-Dealer" Unencumbered Car Buyer

Auto Central July 25, 2016; Since the Auto Channel attracts car shoppers who care, we thought that they would like to save another $300-400 bucks on their next new car purchase. Although using a third-party new car lead aggregator like TruCar, Edmunds, KBB, Auto-by-Tel, Cars.com, AutoTrader and all of the others it is ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) ... Continue reading

On-line Retailer Amazon Enters Automotive Editorial Space - So What's Innovative or Improved, Amazon?

On-line Retailer Amazon Enters Automotive Editorial Space - So What's Innovative or Improved, Amazon?

Amazon Vehicles, a Car Research Destination and Automotive Community Customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models on Amazon.com In addition to researching cars, customers can ask other owners questions about their vehicle and quickly find parts ... Continue reading

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

WASHINGTON, Aug 25, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters In an exclusive report that Volkswagen AG is expected to announce on Thursday it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 U.S. dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said. The ... Continue reading

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

Automaker sets a new benchmark for electric vehicles and consumer range anxiety. ​NEW YORK August 25, 2016; The Wall Street Journal reports that Tesla Motors Inc. is offering its electric vehicles with a battery capable of going up to 315 miles on a single charge. The company unveiled new versions of its Model S seda ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

The 2016 AltCar Expo will showcase the West Coast debut of the new Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid with free ride and drives open to the public. Representatives from Kia will be on hand to answer any questions. The 11th Annual AltCar Expo, is the region's premier car show dedicated to alternative fuel vehicles and transporta ... Continue reading

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Cars.com put the current lineup of midsize pickup trucks to the test in its Midsize Pickup Truck Challenge to determine the overall best option for buyers. Contenders included the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2016 GMC Canyon, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Nissan Frontier and the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Announces After 21 Years Online It Keeps Original Execs In Place

The Auto Channel Announces After 21 Years Online It Keeps Original Execs In Place

After 21 Years Online The Auto Channel Keeps Original Execs In Place ... Continue reading

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

Growing up in New York I grew up with an unbending prejudice towards the invincibility and incontrovertible exactness of The New York Times on every subject printed within. I along with virtually every kid on the streets of Brooklyn and other boroughs (ok, except maybe not the Bronx) never argued about or questioned an ... Continue reading

Edmunds Names Laura Perlman Hulu and McKinsey Alum Vice President of Corporate Strategy

Edmunds Names Laura Perlman Hulu and McKinsey Alum Vice President of Corporate Strategy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2016 -- Edmunds.com, the leading car information and shopping network, today announced that it has appointed Laura Perlman to serve as the company's Vice President of Corporate Strategy. In this new role, Perlman will be responsible for guiding the long–term strategic vision and identif ... Continue reading

MOTOR TREND Appoints Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor

MOTOR TREND Appoints Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor

LOS ANGELES— Mark Rechtin as Executive Editor of MOTOR TREND. Rechtin is an award-winning journalist who brings with him more than 25 years of experience in automotive, business, and consumer reporting. In his role as Executive Editor, Rechtin will help lead the production of world-class automotive content across all ... 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

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