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Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course ... 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

Henny's Take - 2016 Auto Show Detroit In Positive Mood, But Will It Be Enough?

Henny's Take - 2016 Auto Show Detroit In Positive Mood, But Will It Be Enough?

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel January 22, 2016. Last week, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit started in a positive mood. No surprise, as sales went well last year. But are several interesting world premieres enough to conquer with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, ... Continue reading

2016 Detroit Auto Show - TACH WRAP - North American International Auto Show 2016

2016 Detroit Auto Show - TACH WRAP - North American International Auto Show 2016

By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau STEVE: The 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit got underway on a bitter cold but clear winter morning in the Motor City. We are sitting in the Michelin Media Center beginning these notes looking south across the Detroit River with the s ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - November 9-15, 2015: Of Course Recalls: Of Course VW; New Chevy Caddy GMC,Buick, More EV Stuff and AVG.MPG Down

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - November 9-15, 2015: Of Course Recalls: Of Course VW; New Chevy Caddy GMC,Buick, More EV Stuff and AVG.MPG Down

* Cadillac unveiled its all-new 2017 XT5 crossover on the eve of the Dubai auto show. Production of the XT5, which replaces the SRX, will begin in spring 2016 in the U.S. and China. Cadillac plans to show the XT5 again next week at the Los Angeles auto show. We ask: Does the Dubai auto show now need to be added to the ... Continue reading

Shopping For A Used Alt Fuel Vehicle?

Shopping For A Used Alt Fuel Vehicle?

Diesel Vehicles Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane Vehicles Pre-owned alternative fuel and advanced vehicles (AFVs) provide a viable alternative to purchasing a new AFV or performing an aftermarket conversion on a conventional vehicle. Co ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Recap July 13-19, 2015: New Tucson; NAIAS Caravan; More Recalls; Porsche World; Fisker Rises

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Recap July 13-19, 2015: New Tucson; NAIAS Caravan; More Recalls; Porsche World; Fisker Rises

* We were hosted by Hyundai at the media introduction program for the all-new 2016 Tucson compact SUV. The #newTucson is extensively updated and much improved over the outgoing model and will be in dealers later this month. Refinements and new class-leading features and equipment make it a very viable entry in the popu ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle U.S. Federal Tax Credits

Electric Vehicle U.S. Federal Tax Credits

Electric vehicles (EVs) purchased in or after 2010 may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. The credit amount will vary based on the capacity of the battery used to fuel the vehicle. This credit replaces an earlier credit for EVs purchased in 2009. Small neighborhood electric vehicles do not qua ... Continue reading

Bankruptcy Court Confirms Fisker Automotive Plan

Bankruptcy Court Confirms Fisker Automotive Plan

FA Liquidating Corp. (F/K/A Fisker Automotive. Inc.) and FAH Liquidating Corp. (F/K/A Fisker Automotive Holdings, Inc.) (collectively, the "Company") today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed its chapter 11 plan. The Company received court approval of its sale to ... Continue reading

Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News Factoids February 15-22, 2014

Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News Factoids February 15-22, 2014

* We've been watching the ongoing saga of Fisker's demise as an hybrid electric car maker and the story advanced this week. Chinese auto supplier Wanxiang picked up the Fisker assets at auction this week and began plans to begin producing a car again. The bid was $149.2 million. After Fisker Karma production ended in 2 ... Continue reading

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

2013 was the year of the full-size truck, according to new car shoppers on AutoTrader.com®. Trucks made up nearly half of the top 20 most popular new vehicles on the site this year, including three of the top five. Aligning with its longstanding status as the best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the Ford F-150 retained i ... Continue reading

Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News April 22-28, 2013 Just In-Case You Were Snoozing

Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News April 22-28, 2013 Just In-Case You Were Snoozing

* We've been waiting in great anticipation for GM to announce pricing on the fabulous new Corvette Stingray introduced at the Detroit auto show and due in dealer showrooms later this summer. The base price for the coupe will be a mere $51,995 including the $995 destination charge. The convertible will be $56,995. Price ... Continue reading

Fisker Automotive Founder Quits Company

Fisker Automotive Founder Quits Company

By DETROIT March 13, 2013; Deepa Seetharaman writing for Reuters reported that the founder and executive chairman of Fisker Automotive Inc resigned from the cash-strapped "green car" startup on Wednesday, saying he was at odds with the automaker's top executives over business strategy. Henrik Fisker announced his abrup ... Continue reading

Fireball Tim Reviews the Fisker Karma

Fireball Tim Reviews the Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma, an Agent of Change HOLLYWOOD USA - Feb 4, 2013: The best cars on the planet are in a race. A very serious race. A race to be the best, out in front, the leader of the ultimate driving blah, blah, blah. And you see and hear it everywhere. It's overwhelming. ... Continue reading

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