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Nutson's Automotive News Summary June 19-25, 2017: Quality Up; Volvo Challenge; 280 MPH Bugatti Chiron; Most Appreciating In Value Vehicles; RIP "Akron" Arlen Vanke

Nutson's Automotive News Summary June 19-25, 2017: Quality Up; Volvo Challenge; 280 MPH Bugatti Chiron; Most Appreciating In Value Vehicles; RIP "Akron" Arlen Vanke

If you are a car and driving fan like we all are here at The Auto Channel, you can easily "catch up" or put these stories in context by searching the past 25 year's 2,019,398 pages of automotive news, automotive stories, articles, reviews, archived news, video, audio, rants and raves accessible from The Auto Channel's ... Continue reading

2017 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD Touring by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD Touring by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Major changes to chassis and powertrain keep Honda’s ever-popular CR-V compact crossover at the head of the class DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Compact crossovers are hot items at all levels in the automotive marketplace, from entry to luxury. Honda is positioned well to fight the competition, with its all-ne ... Continue reading

2017 GMC Acadia SLT-1 FWD Review By John Heilig

2017 GMC Acadia SLT-1 FWD Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE BY John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 GMC Acadia SLT-1 FWD ENGINE: 2.5-liter DOHC I-4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 194 hp @ 6,300 rpm/190 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 102.5 in. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA REVIEW

I drove a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica with a 287-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission. Available in a base LX, Touring, Touring (with Plus and L Packages), Limited and Hybrid (with Premium or Platinum packages), my Pacifica Limited trim came with the following standard features: upgraded Na ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 24, 2017

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday June 24, 2017

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

2017 Ford F-250 SRW 4X4 Crew Cab Review By John Heilig

2017 Ford F-250 SRW 4X4 Crew Cab Review By John Heilig

We called it the BAT Mobile, for Big A** Truck Mobile. There’s no question that the Ford F-250 is, as Donald Trump would say, Yuge. It’s wheelbase alone is longer than a Fiat 500. With its outside rear view mirrors fully extended, it’s only two feet shorter than the Fiat is long. ... Continue reading

Nissan displays quartet of historic sports cars – plus the new 2018 370Z Heritage Edition – at 30th annual Z Car Convention this week

Nissan displays quartet of historic sports cars – plus the new 2018 370Z Heritage Edition – at 30th annual Z Car Convention this week

This week, through June 26th, Nissan helps celebrate all things Nissan Z® at the 30th annual International Z Car Convention (ZCON) in Austin, Texas. ... Continue reading

2017 Infiniti QX30 Luxury In A Small Package - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Infiniti QX30 Luxury In A Small Package - Review By Larry Nutson

Although classified as a compact luxury crossover, the QX30 is very car-like. Its appearance is very much like a coupe. I view it has a very stylized hatchback with increased ride height. With its long nose, low roof, shaped C-pillars and tapered shape the QX30 presents a bold look. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS REVIEW : 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD

HEELS ON WHEELS REVIEW : 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD

I drove a 2017 MINI Cooper Convertible with the turbocharged 189-horsepower 2-liter four-cylinder engine featuring the six-speed manual Getrag transmission, shift paddles, and MINI driving modes (Sport, Mid and Green). Available as base, S, or John Cooper Works trim, my loaded S trim featured the following standard equ ... Continue reading

Want AWD? But Don't Want An SUV! Here Is HELP! - 2017-2018 Sedans Offered With AWD

Want AWD? But Don't Want An SUV! Here Is HELP! - 2017-2018 Sedans Offered With AWD

Auto Central. April 13, 2017; No Virginia you do not have to give in and buy an SUV because you need AWD. ... Continue reading

Me-Oh, Mio, On A Journey Up North

Me-Oh, Mio, On A Journey Up North

When two friends announced they would marry on a farm in Mio, I had to consult a map to find this hidden jewel of a town. Then I contacted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to request eval time of a suitable vehicle for carrying decor up north for this autumn celebration and pumpkins and other fall decorations back home from t ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Hybrid Minivan, soccer Mom car, 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid First Review By Larry Nutson, smart moms car ... Continue reading

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

If the 2017 Mazda CX-5 looks like a mild styling refresh of the 2016 version, look more closely. While showing plenty of continuity, few body panels are unchanged. ... Continue reading

2017 Cadillac CT6 Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Cadillac CT6 Review By Steve Purdy

2017 CADILLAC CT6 Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Who would have thought we would be driving a large Cadillac - referred to as the brand’s “flagship sedan” - powered by a four-cylinder engine. Amazing! What’s even more amazing is that it performs and feels smooth and powerful enough to do ... Continue reading

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