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F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

•F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study •Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford r ... Continue reading

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

COSTA MESA, Calif.: 22 Feb. 2017 — While Lexus and Porsche nameplates lead the industry in vehicle dependability, owners of many high-volume vehicles are also rewarded with excellent long-term quality, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today.The study, now in its 28th year ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL REVIEW - February 20, 2017: BMW, Lamborghini, Dodge, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Mazda, Jaguar, RV's

NHTSA RECALL REVIEW - February 20, 2017: BMW, Lamborghini, Dodge, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Mazda, Jaguar, RV's

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

In the Market for a Car This Presidents Day Weekend? These Tools Will Save Time and Money in 2017

In the Market for a Car This Presidents Day Weekend? These Tools Will Save Time and Money in 2017

AUTO CENTRAL - February 17, 2017: With Spring just around the corner, what better time to start thinking about drives in the country or that big Summer driving vacation. And what better time to consider a new vehicle to really make those drive pleasurable. ... Continue reading

SubPrime Loan? If You Gotta You Gotta, But Be Careful +VIDEO

SubPrime Loan? If You Gotta You Gotta, But Be Careful +VIDEO

Detroiter burned on subprime Durango deal Forces new awareness to dangers of 25 % interest Car lot owners and impoverished car buyers often come to extreme loggerheads over car purchases. Consumer attorneys such as Dani Liblang, principle of the Liblang Law Firm. ... Continue reading

Nervous About NAV?

Nervous About NAV?

By Maureen McDonald Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel Nervous about navigation systems? We pull up to a liquor store in Riviera Beach, just beyond West Palm Beach, and ask directions to Lake Park from a man with a strong stench of liquor and leathery skin. Nothing else was open and we'd driven round and ro ... Continue reading

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

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 18, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 18, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused LIVE 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 ... Continue reading

Subaru of America Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration Year

Subaru of America Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration Year

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Feb. 15, 2017 -- Subaru today announced its year of 50th celebrations, leading up to its 50th anniversary on February 15, 2018. ... Continue reading

2834 Fuel Cell EV Toyota Mirari Recalled For Software Fix

2834 Fuel Cell EV Toyota Mirari Recalled For Software Fix

Toyota City February 15, 2017; Chang-Ran Kim writing for Reuters reported that Toyota Motor Corp said it was recalling all of the roughly 2,800 zero-emission Mirai cars on the road due to problems with the output voltage generated by their fuel cell system. Toyota said that under unique driving conditions, such as if t ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL: Michelin Tires

NHTSA RECALL: Michelin Tires

NHTSA Recall ID Number : 15T020 Synopsis : Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Michelin X Works XZY tires, size 315/80R22.5 156/150K, manufactured from January 1, 2011, to July 31, 2015. The affected tires lack the required DOT symbol and load range letter designation, and, as such, they fail t ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 6-12, 2017; Chicago, Pacifica, Durango, Superbowl Ads Sans Cars, Recalls, VW Diesel, Jaguar Engines Stolen

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 6-12, 2017; Chicago, Pacifica, Durango, Superbowl Ads Sans Cars, Recalls, VW Diesel, Jaguar Engines Stolen

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 6-12, 2017; Chicago, Pacifica, Durango, Superbow Ads Sans Cars, Recalls, VW Diesel, Jaguar Engines Stolen ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 11, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 11, 2017 7AM- 9AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: February 11, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radi ... Continue reading

Alfa Romeo Celebrates a Century of Wins and World Records - 3 GREAT VIDEOS

Alfa Romeo Celebrates a Century of Wins and World Records - 3 GREAT VIDEOS

TURIN, Italy - June 22, 2010: This Thursday, Alfa Romeo will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on 24 June. Very few other auto marker's have reached such a prestigious goal, and the circle is even smaller considering the marketing successes and the racing wins that Alfa Romeo has conquered worldwide. Celebrating Alf ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's,

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's,

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's, ... Continue reading

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