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Monday, December 10, 2018

NADA Auto News End-of-Day Recap Monday December 10, 2018

NADA Auto News End-of-Day Recap Monday December 10, 2018

U.S. auto sales have been stronger than expected but as 2018 nears an end, optimism among dealers has all but eroded according to survey results released today. Driving the downturn are worries about rising interest rates, proposed auto tariffs and declining profits, according to the Q4 2018 Cox Automotive Dealer Senti ... Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to Exhibit GR Supra Super GT Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to Exhibit GR Supra Super GT Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims through its motorsports activities to develop its cars and people with the goal of "making ever-better cars." It participates in top category races including the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), as well as national rallies and races. ... Continue reading

Honda Research Institute and University Researchers Develop Breakthrough Battery Chemistry

Honda Research Institute and University Researchers Develop Breakthrough Battery Chemistry

Scientists from Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop a new battery chemistry that enables the use of materials with higher energy density and a more favorable environmental footprint than current batte ... Continue reading

2018 Nissan Kicks SV Review By John Heilig

2018 Nissan Kicks SV Review By John Heilig

The front-wheel-drive-only Kicks is small, built on a 103.1-inch wheelbase and only 169.1 inches long overall. I built my love of automobiles on small cars, so the Kicks fits in well, especially since an older small car has recently joined our stable. We drove the Kicks everywhere and felt confident. Sure, in some inst ... Continue reading

2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Review By John Heilig

2018 Buick Regal TourX Essence AWD Review By John Heilig

I must confess to a built-in prejudice in favor of the Buick Regal TourX (we own a Buick and I like wagons), but the TourX is a superb package. Maybe you need wagon experience, but this is so much better than our old Ford Country Squire. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL WRAP-UP December 10, 2018; ARBOC; Honda; Audi; RAM; Volkswagen; Great Dane; International; New Flyer; Alfs Romeo; BMW; Maserati; Airstream; Lamborghini; Ducati; Mercedes-Benz; Porsche; Ford

NHTSA RECALL WRAP-UP December 10, 2018; ARBOC; Honda; Audi; RAM; Volkswagen; Great Dane; International; New Flyer; Alfs Romeo; BMW; Maserati; Airstream; Lamborghini; Ducati; Mercedes-Benz; Porsche; Ford

Recall Summary: ARBOC; Honda; Audi; RAM; Volkswagen; Great Dane; International; New Flyer; Alfs Romeo; BMW; Maserati; Airstream; Lamborghini; Ducati; Mercedes-Benz; Porsche; Ford ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Reunites Beetle Owner of 51 Years with Her 'Annie' After Full Restoration

Volkswagen Reunites Beetle Owner of 51 Years with Her 'Annie' After Full Restoration

Kathleen Brooks bought her first Beetle in December 1966 in Riverside, Calif.—a red 1967 model she quickly named “Annie.” Ever since, Annie has been Kathleen’s daily transportation, racking up more than 350,000 miles over 51 years, or enough to circle the globe 14 times, and Kathleen, now 73, still drives Annie ... Continue reading

Mclaren Lights Up Supercar Class with New 720S Spider

Mclaren Lights Up Supercar Class with New 720S Spider

McLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury, high-performance sportscars and supercars, is expanding its Super Series product family with the introduction of a second new model under the £1.2bn Track25 business plan and its most accomplished convertible supercar ever: the new 720S Spider. ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review Is the Second Generation Veloster a GTI competitor? That’s the question we found ourselves asking as we hustled around interesting curves near Detroit last week. The stick-to-the-road was there and this was a relatively plush 2019 Veloster Ultimate It had no Michelin Pilot Sport summer-on ... Continue reading

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