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Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Cars.com put the current lineup of midsize pickup trucks to the test in its Midsize Pickup Truck Challenge to determine the overall best option for buyers. Contenders included the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2016 GMC Canyon, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Nissan Frontier and the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada A room for eight By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7079) It’s Nissan’s Year of the Truck. What does that mean? In short, by the end of 2016, nearly 85% of Nissan’s truck and SUV offerings will be new. That amounts to more than 500,000 sold vehicles annual ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE REVIEW ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Vans Earn Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ Awards

Mercedes-Benz Vans Earn Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada™ Awards

TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Vans have made another strong showing among Vincentric's list of Best Fleet Value in CanadaTM award winners. While 2016 marks the fifth year in a row that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has won in the Full-Size ¾-Ton Cargo and Passenger categories, the Metris is making its inau ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

* This middle week in August is the traditional time for two of the most important car events in the country - the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and the Monterey Car Week culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. The former celebrates the automobile and motorcycle interests of everyman with ev ... Continue reading

2016 ROUSH F-150 SC A Hot Rod Pickup Review

2016 ROUSH F-150 SC A Hot Rod Pickup Review

2016 ROUSH F-150 SC A Hot Rod Pickup ReviewThis Roush F-150 is wild step beyond even the fancy pickups. Getting the Roush treatment means being massaged by a company infused with the chops of racing legend Jack Roush who once worked for Ford. Roush and his company are still tightly connected with Ford but he went off o ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Now Even More - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Now Even More - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Pathfinder, Now Even More - Review By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden—Asko, which is Norway’s largest convenience goods wholesaler, is continuing its investment in sustainable transport services. The company will together with Scania start testing trucks with an electric powertrain. Electrical energy is converted from hydrogen gas in fuel cells on board the vehic ... Continue reading

The Most Protected Vehicle of Its Kind, Plasan's Guarder Armored Carrier Is Helping to Secure the 2016 Rio Olympics

The Most Protected Vehicle of Its Kind, Plasan's Guarder Armored Carrier Is Helping to Secure the 2016 Rio Olympics

SASA, Israel, August 18, 2016 -- Working to maintain security during the 2016 Rio Olympics, police forces in Brazil are using a unique armored vehicle made by Plasan, a leader in the design, development and integration of advanced armored protection systems for all types of wheeled and tracked vehicles. The 4x4 vehicle ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editor Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editor Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Armada An In-depth Evaluation From Senior Editors Thom Cannell and Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan Pricing and Details

2017 Nissan Titan Pricing and Details

NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 15, 2016; Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the all-new 2017 TITAN Crew Cab half-ton full-size pickup powered by Nissan's new 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine. Pricing starts with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price* (MSRP) of $34,780 for the TITAN Crew Cab S 4x2. Pricing was also relea ... Continue reading

"America's Best Truck Warranty"

"America's Best Truck Warranty"

Nissan announces titan truck warranty ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

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. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you. What is a recall? When a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic ... Continue reading

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster my friend remarked "It's a noisy engine." "Yes, it is a diesel,” I replied listening to the muffled clatter of a modern diesel. That is part of the story of the 2016 Ram ProMaster and its 3.0-liter diesel engine, its terrific functionality. </p><p>Again, we were moving boxes, wheelbarrows, fram ... Continue reading

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