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Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday Sept 24 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

Auto Lab LIVE From NYC - Saturday Sept 24 7-9 AM (EDT) Auto Focused Radio Call-in Show

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast Saturday's 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel Broadcast Date: September 24, 2016 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show host ... Continue reading

Car Repair Start-up Site Plans Immediate Expansion and Added Services

Car Repair Start-up Site Plans Immediate Expansion and Added Services

SEATTLE—In May Seattle-based Wrench executed a soft beta launch to test consumer demand for its new on-site car repair service and to ensure the efficacy of its innovative solution. After servicing more than a 1,000 cars, the Company emphatically got its answer and is immediately expanding its service throughout the ... Continue reading

Mobil 1 Asks Fans to Share Their “Normal” Drives

Mobil 1 Asks Fans to Share Their “Normal” Drives

ExxonMobil is asking fans of the Mobil 1 brand to share their “normal” drive stories on the Mobil 1 Twitter and Facebook pages. By using the hashtags #Mobil1Performance and #Sweepstakes, consumers will be automatically entered for a chance to win Mobil 1 products. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thum ... Continue reading

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Top Safety Pick+

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Top Safety Pick+

Achieves Highest Possible Ratings for Automatic Emergency Braking and the Five Tests Used by IIHS to Evaluate Crashworthiness All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan named Top Safety Pick+ for 2016 2017 Pacifica’s available Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system, Forward Collision Warning-Plus, earns “superior” ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

2017 Audi Q7 Named One of Wards 10 Best User Experiences

2017 Audi Q7 Named One of Wards 10 Best User Experiences

HERNDON, Va.—The 2017 Audi Q7 earns a spot among Wards 10 Best User Experiences with editors noting that the Q7 makes for a first-rate, intuitive user experience in the luxury SUV segment. As manufacturers increasingly strive to create vehicle systems designed to minimize distraction and frustration, the Q7 received ... Continue reading

Six Ways You Could be Killing Your Car

Six Ways You Could be Killing Your Car

BETHESDA, MD - September 7, 2016: Owning a car can be a dream or a nightmare depending on how well you take care of your vehicle, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The following are six things that many motorists do that can harm their car and their wallet. Ignoring the check engine light. Ignoring an illuminated c ... Continue reading

Auto Lab - Car Comment or Concern? Answers Here Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT

Auto Lab - Car Comment or Concern? Answers Here Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT

The Auto Lab is Broadcast Live Saturday's 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970<br> and Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Streamed Worldwide Here On The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

Car Buyers Expecting Connected Service Experience, Satisfaction Rankings J.D. Power

Car Buyers Expecting Connected Service Experience, Satisfaction Rankings J.D. Power

TORONTO—“Connected car” is the buzz phrase for the auto industry, but connected service may soon be part of the nomenclature as well. From scheduling a service visit to amenities available while customers wait for their vehicle, technology and connectivity are becoming an increasingly important part of the servic ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL : Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16

NHTSA RECALL : Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16

NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 16T010 Synopsis : Vee Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd (Vee) is recalling certain Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16, manufactured January 8, 2015, to March 1, 2015. The sidewall of the affected tires may blister and the interliner may separate, compromising the integrity of the tires at high speeds. ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) ... Continue reading

ACSI: Car Buyer Satisfaction Rises as Mass-Market Autos Challenge Luxury Brands

ACSI: Car Buyer Satisfaction Rises as Mass-Market Autos Challenge Luxury Brands

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 23, 2016 -- Car buyer satisfaction rebounds as domestic and mass-market brands improve, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Customer satisfaction with automobiles is up 3.8 percent to 82 on ACSI's 100-point scale. Luxury cars have dominated the driver satis ... Continue reading

Vehicle Checklist for Back-to-School Carpool Season

Vehicle Checklist for Back-to-School Carpool Season

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 22, 2016 -- School carpool season is upon us and the non-profit Car Care Council reminds drivers to make sure their vehicles are kid-safe and road ready with a five-point checklist: Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, make sure lights and wipers fun ... Continue reading

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