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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

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

Motor Trend Magazine 2017 Car Of The Year Finalists

Motor Trend Magazine 2017 Car Of The Year Finalists

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2016 -- Today MOTOR TREND announced all the finalists in contention for its Motor Trend Awards "Golden Calipers" for Car of the Year, Truck of the Year, and SUV of the Year. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - October 17-23, 2016: Recalls, Buy A Tesla Become a Rentee, Mitsubishi Now Part of Nissan; Lear Inovates In Detroit; Geeley Unveiles Lynk&Co Brand

* Endurance racing will likely loose its most dominant competitor in the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship after the 2017 series according to a report in the respected German publication Auto Motor und Sport. Audi, say the publication’s anonymous sources, will be edged out by sister car company Porsche a ... Continue reading

All Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware +VIDEO

All Tesla Cars Being Produced Now Have Full Self-Driving Hardware +VIDEO

Self-driving vehicles will play a crucial role in improving transportation safety and accelerating the world’s transition to a sustainable future. Full autonomy will enable a Tesla to be substantially safer than a human driver, lower the financial cost of transportation for those who own a car and provide low-cost on ... Continue reading

2016 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig

2016 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig

2017 Tesla Model X Review By John Heilig ... Continue reading

Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can't Be Trusted, Need For Mandatory Safety Standards, Says Consumer Watchdog

Second Fatal Tesla Crash Shows Firm Can't Be Trusted, Need For Mandatory Safety Standards, Says Consumer Watchdog

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 ;The new revelation of a second fatal Tesla crash while the vehicle was likely on autopilot shows the company cannot be trusted to deal with deadly failures in its vehicles and underscores the need for enforceable federal safety standards covering autonomous vehicle technology, Cons ... Continue reading

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