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10 Star Review: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T AWD by David Colman +VIDEO

10 Star Review: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate 2.0T AWD by David Colman +VIDEO

You'll need a new scorecard to keep track of the Hyundai Santa Fe's starting lineup for 2019. Previously divided into two basic models (5 passenger Sport and 7 passenger Santa Fe), the latest Santa Fe line is divided into two models: the 5 passenger Santa Fe (which replaces the Sport), and the 7 passenger Santa Fe XL ( ... Continue reading

BYD Rolls Out its 50,000th Pure Electric Bus

BYD Rolls Out its 50,000th Pure Electric Bus

On January 18, new energy technology company BYD proudly announced the production of its 50,000th pure electric bus, nine years since production began. The milestone follows the departure of a K9UB 12-meter pure electric bus for Spain from BYD’s Hangzhou testing facility. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Life-Changing Technology to Assist Hearing-Impaired Drivers

Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Life-Changing Technology to Assist Hearing-Impaired Drivers

The technology delivers true ‘freedom of mobility’ by providing hearing-impaired people with a safe and comfortable driving experience A heart-warming campaign video illustrates the possibilities for automobiles to help hearing-impaired drivers interact with their external environment SEOUL, Jan. 10, 2018 — Hyund ... Continue reading

Drive On Snow Like A Pro

Drive On Snow Like A Pro

Winter Tips Racer and driving expert Jordi Gené offers several practical tips on safe driving on snowMaintaining control of your vehicle requires anticipating what lies ahead and taking it easyWhen parking outside, you should leave the wiper blades up so they do not stick to the windscreen - Adverse weather conditions ... Continue reading

Entirely New 2019 Subaru Forester Practical with a Purpose - Review By Larry Nutson

Entirely New 2019 Subaru Forester Practical with a Purpose - Review By Larry Nutson

Lots of changes in the 2019 model, bigger engine, ADAS, Fuel Economy, More Leg Room, More Cargo Space ... Continue reading

First 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Auctioned for $1.1 Million to Help Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Cure Kids with Diabetes

First 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Auctioned for $1.1 Million to Help Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Cure Kids with Diabetes

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 18, 2019 – The very first model of the most powerful factory Mustang ever was auctioned tonight for $1.1 million as it goes for the famed muscle car’s biggest win ever – trying to help researchers cure children with type 1 diabetes. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition VIN 001 Sold For $2.5 Million For Charity

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition VIN 001 Sold For $2.5 Million For Charity

The first 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition with famed Gulf racing theme sold for $2.5 million just hours after the first 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 was auctioned – Ford donating all $3.6 million in proceeds to long-time charity partners $2.5 million from the sale of VIN 001 of the 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition benefits U ... Continue reading

Enjoy The Drive - Joshua Trees National Park

Enjoy The Drive - Joshua Trees National Park

Surrounded by twisted, spiky trees straight out of a Dr. Seuss book, you might begin to question your map. ... Continue reading

Famous Science Fiction Cars Commercially Available By 2027

Famous Science Fiction Cars Commercially Available By 2027

Knight Rider led to a whole generation yearning to have a car as cool as KITT. A car that talked, thought and could help you do pretty much anything as you fought crime together. ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota Avalon Touring Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2019 Toyota Avalon Touring Review by David Colman +VIDEO

This isn't your father's Avalon anymore. Toyota has completely revamped the Avalon for 2019. Until now, their top line luxury car put a premium on ride comfort. ... Continue reading

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

Porsche wowed the automotive world when the 911 based GTS RS was announced. Speculation about how they were going to top the prior generation 997 chassis GTS RS 620 horsepower was rampant. ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota Avalon Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Toyota Avalon Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Toyota Avalon Flagship with more excitement By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The restaurant parking valet handed me the keys to a Toyota. “I’m driving a Lexus” said I. He looked at me in puzzlement. ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 19, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 19, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Detroit; NACTOY; EYE ON; Ford VW; AHOF Inductees; Chevrolet Commercial Pulled; Autobahn Slow-up; Tesla Layoff; Colorado Emissions; Hyundai and Kia Recall; Dakar; Glen Wood RIP ... Continue reading

Charity Preview Raises Over $4M at NAIAS 30th Anniversary Celebration

Charity Preview Raises Over $4M at NAIAS 30th Anniversary Celebration

Marking its final Charity Preview in January and looking ahead to a new and transformed event in 2020, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) tonight capped off its 30th anniversary celebration by raising $4,028,800 for children’s charities at the black-tie gala. A total of 10,072 people attended and rais ... Continue reading

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show - Opinion From Tom Cannell and Steve Purdy

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show - Opinion From Tom Cannell and Steve Purdy

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau The North American International Auto Show in Detroit will never be the same. On that everyone agrees, including Rod Alberts, the show’s long-time director. ... Continue reading