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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

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you. What is a recall? When a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic ... 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

Concours Of Elegance 2016 Celebrates More Than 200 Years Of Coachbuilt Luxury

Concours Of Elegance 2016 Celebrates More Than 200 Years Of Coachbuilt Luxury

LONDON - August 8, 2016: The Concours of Elegance 2016 – held at Windsor Castle between 2-4 September – will be showcasing more than 200 years of coachbuilt luxury. From Her Majesty The Queen’s 1800s Ascot Landau by Hooper and 1842 ‘Ivory Mounted’ Phaeton by Barker to the 2016 Touring Superleggera Disco Volan ... Continue reading

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups... Detroit Wants to Build Big... So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

By Bob Gordon and Marc Rauch, Co-Publishers and owners of The Auto Channel. Spacious, roomy, profitable big vehicles; it’s what the people want and it’s what the American car makers want to build. According to all reports in recent years (before the depression really hit), GM, Ford and Chrysler made all t ... Continue reading

How Prophetic Were Top Auto Executives? - VIDEO FEATURE

How Prophetic Were Top Auto Executives? - VIDEO FEATURE

Review of past key speeches reveals interesting mix of accurate and inaccurate predictions By Marc J. Rauch Co-Publisher December 8, 2011: A couple of times a day we choose a video to feature in our main video window on TheAutoChannel.com front page. This morning I was looking for something a little different. I wanted ... Continue reading

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Without Performance Differentiation Say Goodbye To The Public's Love Affair With The Automobile By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL In his opening remarks at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, Dieter Zetsche (Mercedes-Benz CEO), prophesized: "The Mercedes of the future will drive not only ... Continue reading

BMW Group Unveils Mini and Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concepts +VIDEO

BMW Group Unveils Mini and Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concepts +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor LONDON - June 16, 2016: The BMW Group kicked off its Centenary celebrations on March 7 in Munich with the BMW Vision Next 100. Since BMW is spreading out its ‘Next 100 Years’ events over its four major markets, the futuristic concept car took the stage at the Chinese aut ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Live Saturday Morning June 18, 2016 8-10 AM (EDT); Car Comment or Questions?- 888-692-7234

Auto Lab Live Saturday Morning June 18, 2016 8-10 AM (EDT); Car Comment or Questions?- 888-692-7234

June 18, 2016 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 After listening to the first hour on WMCA, you will need to close that window and click the link to listen to the second hour on WNYM. Listeners can hear the past 18 years of archived Auto Lab shows as simulcast on www.theautochannel.com. ... Continue reading

Historically, Used Vehicles Held More of their Value Last Month

Historically, Used Vehicles Held More of their Value Last Month

MCLEAN, Va., June 14, 2016 -- In their June Guidelines report, NADA Used Car Guide analysts observe that May depreciation accelerated as wholesale prices of used 8 year-old and newer vehicles fell by 2 percent compared to April. The finding is contrasted by a long-term metric analysts recorded: While monthly depreciati ... Continue reading

Goodwood Festival Of Speed to Open With 25 New Car Debuts at Moving Motor Show +VIDEO

Goodwood Festival Of Speed to Open With 25 New Car Debuts at Moving Motor Show +VIDEO

LONDON - June 10, 2016: This year's Goodwood Moving Motor Show will feature the first appearance of at least 25 of the world's most exciting new cars. The list of cars making UK, European or world debuts includes the McLaren 570S Sprint, Porsche 911 R, Ferrari 488 Spider and Tesla Model X. Thirteen of the world's large ... Continue reading

AutoPacific Announces 2016 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

AutoPacific Announces 2016 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

TUSTIN, Calif., June 8, 2016 -- AutoPacific today announced its 20th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSAs), identifying the most satisfying vehicles in the market. An industry benchmark for measuring how satisfied an owner is with his/her new vehicle, VSAs are based on survey responses from over 65,000 owners of ne ... Continue reading

Hitting the Road and Picking up Fuel Savings with Trucks and SUV's This Memorial Day Weekend

Hitting the Road and Picking up Fuel Savings with Trucks and SUV's This Memorial Day Weekend

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016: This Memorial Day weekend, more than 38 million Americans will hit the nation's roads and highways, according to the American Automobile Association. This year, even more will be behind the wheel of a pickup truck or SUV with a diesel engine, delivering savings at the pump and clean air and cl ... Continue reading

Fireball Tim Drives a 2015 Kia Sorento, Mitsubishi Lancer EVO GSR and 2016 Jaguar F-Type R +VIDEO

Fireball Tim Drives a 2015 Kia Sorento, Mitsubishi Lancer EVO GSR and 2016 Jaguar F-Type R +VIDEO

HOLLYWOOD USA - August 12, 2015: Today's Fireball Tim VLOG is chock-a-block with cars. ... Continue reading

America's Car Museum Prepares For Its Annual Wheels & Heels Gala

America's Car Museum Prepares For Its Annual Wheels & Heels Gala

TACOMA, WA - May 16, 2016 - The theme of this year's Wheels & Heels Annual Gala proves that America's Car Museum (ACM) likes its events shaken, not stirred. "Casino Royale: High Stakes & Hot Cars" will help ACM continue to provide visitors with high-quality educational programs and support the collector car community t ... Continue reading

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