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In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52MPG Route 66 50th Anniversary Fatalities 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill Baker ... Continue reading

IIHS Crash Tests: Tesla and BMW Electric Vehicles Fail To Receive Safety Award +VIDEO

IIHS Crash Tests: Tesla and BMW Electric Vehicles Fail To Receive Safety Award +VIDEO

Near miss Two all-electric cars fall short of earning an IIHS safety award Two all-electric vehicles fall short of meeting the Institute's awards criteria, but consumers who want to minimize gas consumption while also prioritizing safety can choose from two plug-in hybrids that earn the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award. The ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen

NHTSA RECALL RECAP January 23, 2017; Infiniti, Fisker, McClaren, Lexus, Scion, Pontiac, Toyota, Mazda, Subaru, Land Rover, Mercedes, Ferrari, BMW, Mitsubshi, Tesla, Ford, Nissan, Jaguar, Honda Acura, Volkswagen ... Continue reading

NHTSA Ends Probe of Fatal Tesla Florida Crash: Blames Driver, Not 'Autopilot' Technology, Consumer Watchdog Says

NHTSA Ends Probe of Fatal Tesla Florida Crash: Blames Driver, Not 'Autopilot' Technology, Consumer Watchdog Says

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017-- In a last minute action by the outgoing administration, the National Highway Traffic Administration today ended its probe of the fatal crash of a Tesla in Florida last May by wrongly blaming the driver instead of the car's "Autopilot" technology, Consumer Watchdog said. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 26 - Jan 1, 2017; CES, Recalls, Awards, Ford, VW, and Honda

* Happy New Year and here's wishing you a great 2017! The week between Christmas and New Years Day is usually a slow news week in the auto industry since all the auto makers are closed. However, there's' still some news. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 12-18, 2016; Subaru COTY; VW eMinivan; 2017 Kia Niro MPG Record; 1000HP Lucid Electrifies; Self-Driving News

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 12-18, 2016; Subaru COTY; VW eMinivan; 2017 Kia Niro MPG Record; 1000HP Lucid Electrifies; Self-Driving News

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - December 12-18, 2016; Subaru COTY; VW eMinivan; 2017 Kia Niro MPG Record; 1000HP Lucid Electrifies; Self-Driving News ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

6 to 15 Passenger 2017 New Vehicles - Perfect For Large Families Or Those With Lots Of Friends

Over the years one of The Auto Channel's most popular pages has been a short cut to 6-9 passenger vehicles. All of the main stream media talk of a ... Continue reading

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

New Tesla Crashes Shows Need to Recall Tesla Autopilot Feature: Consumer Watchdog Says

New Tesla Crashes Shows Need to Recall Tesla Autopilot Feature: Consumer Watchdog Says

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016A growing list of Tesla crashes demonstrates the urgent need to regulate the vehicles' "Autopilot" feature, Consumer Watchdog said today, reiterating its call to the California DMV to act and for the company to disable the feature. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... 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

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

I just slapped myself in the face, boy i need that! Auto Central January 21, 2016; I was considering The Auto Channel's long-time fervent support of ethanol as America's alt fuel solution and found that I was getting caught up in the hydrogen hysteria...so if I was, so is everybody, after my face slap I came to my sens ... 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

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 7-13, 2016: Tesla and Ferrari Charging; LA Show; Audi Cheating?; Recalls Of Course, Chinese Knockoffs Knocked Out Of SEMA.

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 7-13, 2016: Tesla and Ferrari Charging; LA Show; Audi Cheating?; Recalls Of Course, Chinese Knockoffs Knocked Out Of SEMA.

* Donald Trump, the President-elect made many campaign promises related to the auto industry. The next four years certainly will be interesting as we watch and wait to see which ones really actually develop. ... Continue reading

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