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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

Henrik Fisker Relaunches Fisker Inc.; Announces Development of All-Electric Premium Vehicle Delivering World's Longest Electric Range +VIDEO

Henrik Fisker Relaunches Fisker Inc.; Announces Development of All-Electric Premium Vehicle Delivering World's Longest Electric Range +VIDEO

LOS ANGELES — October 4, 2016: Henrik Fisker, entrepreneur and world-renowned automotive designer, founder of Fisker Automotive in 2007, and creator of the 2012 Fisker Karma, the world’s first premium electric car with a range extender, today announced the relaunch of his eponymous company, Fisker Inc., and the dev ... Continue reading

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

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