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Monday, July 16, 2018

2018 Toyota Prius c Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Toyota Prius c Review By Larry Nutson

The Prius c I drove for this review is just a tad over 162 inches long which makes for easy maneuvering into tight parking spaces. Plus, under the rear hatch you get a decent 17 cu.ft. of cargo space, which gets larger when you fold the rear seats. And, there’s seating for five, although perhaps only four average siz ... Continue reading

California City To Become Test Arena For Automated Riding

California City To Become Test Arena For Automated Riding

In 2019 a major city in the Silicon Valley will become the first pilot-testing city for Bosch and Daimler -- US technology company Nvidia supplies the platform for AI algorithms from Bosch and Daimler Bosch and Daimler are speeding up the development of fully-automated and driverless driving (SAE Level 4/5) in the city ... Continue reading

Ally and NAMAD Honor Rising Auto Retail Leader with the Inaugural 'Ally Sees Her' Award

Ally and NAMAD Honor Rising Auto Retail Leader with the Inaugural 'Ally Sees Her' Award

CHICAGO, July 12, 2018 -- Ally Financial and the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) honored Karmala Sutton, dealer in training at Honda of Kenosha in Bristol, Wisc., with the first-ever Ally Sees Her Award today during NAMAD's 2018 Annual Membership Meeting in Chicago. Sutton received the award ... Continue reading

PIRELLI LEADS THE WAY IN ORIGINAL RUN FLAT EQUIPMENT: OVER 500 HOMOLOGATIONS OBTAINED

PIRELLI LEADS THE WAY IN ORIGINAL RUN FLAT EQUIPMENT: OVER 500 HOMOLOGATIONS OBTAINED

Pirelli has underlined its status as the preferred brand for premium and prestige car makers, proven by over 500 homologations for Run Flat tires. This is technology that allows drivers to keep going even with a puncture, so that they can reach their nearest tire dealer to change the tire. ... Continue reading

China's Juneyao Airlines Unveils Design For Their Boeing 787's

China's Juneyao Airlines Unveils Design For Their Boeing 787's

According to the delivery schedule announced by the airline and the aircraft manufacturer, Juneyao's first Boeing.</p> Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines Co. Ltd. ... Continue reading

Yadea Launches Diamond Edition Mopeds in 77 Countries

Yadea Launches Diamond Edition Mopeds in 77 Countries

At the launch event, the first batch of the diamond edition (E7, Zhanrui and Leite) debuted. They will be simultaneously launched in 77 countries, with five core competitive advantages, i.e. stronger power, comfort, safer driving, longer life cycle and higher performance. ... Continue reading

The Weekly Automotive News Digest For Auto Enthusiasts and Shoppers, Edited By Larry Nutson

The Weekly Automotive News Digest For Auto Enthusiasts and Shoppers, Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest: Week Of July 9-15 2018: Detroit Auto Show Moves; Nissan Fabricates Emission Results; Diesel Gate Update; Apple Autonomous Auto Data Absconded; M-B and Bosch Join GM and Google In The Driver-less Taxi Business; FSBO Tesla Model 3 Sans $7500 Tax Subsidy; Tesla Troubles; Best and Worst Cities To Dr ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recalls Week Ending July 15, 2018

NHTSA Recalls Week Ending July 15, 2018

Recalled Vehicles Week Ending July 15, 2018: Porsche; Ford; Lincoln; Lamborghini; Dodge; RAM; Chevrolet; Nissan; Mercedes-Benz; Maybach; BMW; Indian; Kenworth; Peterbilt; Fleetwood; Gillig; Holiday Rambler; New Flyer; KME; Grand Design ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT A Fun Hatch Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT A Fun Hatch Review By Larry Nutson

The front-drive GT is powered by a 162-HP 2.0-L four cylinder mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic. The GT Sport’s power comes from a 201-HP turbocharged 1.6-L four cylinder mated to either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual clutch automatic. ... Continue reading

2018 GMC Terrain Diesel AWD SLT Review By John Heilig

2018 GMC Terrain Diesel AWD SLT Review By John Heilig

It took me a while before I fully realized that the GMC Terrain I was driving had diesel power. I recall the days when a diesel-engined car had a certain rattle. In fact, we have a neighbor in an older Mercedes-Benz diesel that I can hear coming from a block away...No More! ... Continue reading

"New Car Review: 2018 Genesis G80 AWD" By John Heilig

"New Car Review: 2018 Genesis G80 AWD" By John Heilig

The Genesis G80 is conservatively styled, almost Mercedes-Benz-like. The lines of the G80 are almost boxy, yet this “box” large enough to carry five passengers in comfort. If bench front seats hadn’t gone the way of the dodo bird, there would even be room for six. There’s even a small solid panel in the middle ... Continue reading

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