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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Auto Channel--Great Drives - Portugal

The Auto Channel--Great Drives - Portugal

Portugal is five-eighths-scale Europe, a miniature of the classic Grand Tour playgrounds. Which is bad news and good. ... Continue reading

Tier-Four Performance Test Drivers Make All Ford Cars better +VIDEO

Tier-Four Performance Test Drivers Make All Ford Cars better +VIDEO

Donning a fire suit and helmet, strapping into a 500-plus-horsepower race car and taking it onto a test track to top out at more than 190 mph is part of an average workday for an elite squad of Ford’s high-performance driving engineers. This elite squad of engineer drivers deploy their finely honed skills to take For ... Continue reading

40...Count 'Em 40, Different Colors Available for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

40...Count 'Em 40, Different Colors Available for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen announced today the Volkswagen Spektrum Program for the 2019 Golf R. The program will allow customers to choose from 40 custom order colors—in addition to the five standard colors—ranging from Nogaro Blue Pearl and Violet Touch Metallic, to Caribbean Green and Copper Orange Metallic. These options make t ... Continue reading

Alt Fuels Leader Blue Bird First to Offer Certified Ultra-Low NOx Level for Propane School Buses

Alt Fuels Leader Blue Bird First to Offer Certified Ultra-Low NOx Level for Propane School Buses

FORT VALLEY, Ga.--In a tradition of offering first-to-market alternative fuel innovations, Blue Bird once again has set the standard for air quality in the school bus industry. Certified by both the EPA and California Air Resources Board at 0.02 g/bhp-hr, Blue Bird’s Vision Propane buses now offer an optional ultra-l ... Continue reading

Early Success Leads Owl Car Cam to $10M in Funding to Expand Production

Early Success Leads Owl Car Cam to $10M in Funding to Expand Production

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Today, Owl Cameras announced the company has attracted $10M in new funding, an expansion to their previously announced Series A round. The Series A1 Round was led by Canvas Ventures who invested alongside many who participated in the company’s Series A. This additional investment brings the company ... Continue reading

Why Buy, Lease Or Rent? St. Louis Auto Dealer Offers Monthly Competitively Priced Subscription Plan With Access to Thousands of Vehicles

Why Buy, Lease Or Rent? St. Louis Auto Dealer Offers Monthly Competitively Priced Subscription Plan With Access to Thousands of Vehicles

ST. LOUIS, Aug.Fusz Select monthly car subscription; An alternative to owning or leasing. Subscribe instead. Drive SUVs for family trips, fun sports cars for date nights, and luxury sedans for the daily commute. Insurance, maintenance, cleaning, and unlimited flips included. ... Continue reading

Lane's Hobbycar Sinks to Bottom of Lake

Lane's Hobbycar Sinks to Bottom of Lake

Lane Motor Museum's Amphibious 1992 Hobbycar B612 sank to the bottom of Percy Priest Lake in Nashville on Saturday, August 11 during the Lane Motor Museum's Annual Amphibious Vehicle event for Museum Members. Nobody was hurt as Lane's Amphicar was nearby to help the passengers from the sinking vehicle. ... Continue reading

The Perfect Car, the bio of John Barnard, available in U.S.

The Perfect Car, the bio of John Barnard, available in U.S.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For Immediate Release: Aug. 15, 2018 THE PERFECT CAR The biography of John Barnard, motorsport's most creative designer By Nick Skeens US publication date: August 2018 ● US price: $60.00 ● ISBN: 978-1-910505-27-4 ● Har ... Continue reading

"New Truck Reviews; 2018 Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights"- By Steve and Phil Purdy

"New Truck Reviews; 2018 Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights"- By Steve and Phil Purdy

Knowing that I was ready for a new vehicle - that my 2008 Jeep Wrangler JK 4-Door was just not working out for me anymore - I decided to shop around and do some research with help from The Auto Channel. Looking at the Tacoma, the Colorado and the Nissan Frontier I immediately crossed the Nissan off the list after drivi ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 A crossover for the sporty set. The usual approach for the introduction of a new vehicle to the automotive media is for an automaker to find a location with good driving roads, descent weather, reasonable access to an airport, and a suitable hotel as well as food. The launch program for the new 2019 BMW X4 ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Read what auto expert Larry Nutson thought of his test drive review of this All Wheel Drive Ponycar, 2018 Dodge Challenger GT ... Continue reading

2018 Ford EcoSport Subcompact Ute Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Ford EcoSport Subcompact Ute Review By Larry Nutson

The EcoSport is available in S, SE, SES, and Titanium trims with prices starting at $19,995. Front-drive and all-wheel drive models are offered in all trims, except the SES is AWD only. I drove the top line Titanium with FWD priced at $25,740. ... Continue reading

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