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Special Edition 2021 Toyota Corolla Close Up Look

Special Edition 2021 Toyota Corolla Close Up Look

Toyota has something special in store for sport hatchback fans who like their cars with expressive styling and bold colors. Dressed out with an exclusive body kit and striking Supersonic Red paint, the 2021 Corolla Hatchback Special Edition looks like it just rolled out of a Southern California custom shop. ... Continue reading

The E-Class Cabriolet with sun-reflecting leather

The E-Class Cabriolet with sun-reflecting leather

Never too hot for carefree open-air enjoyment Get in, start the engine and drive off in a relaxed manner – even after the vehicle has been sitting in the blazing sun with the top down for a long time. This is possible in the E-Class Cabriolet thanks to sun-reflecting leather, a specially coated leather that heats up ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus RC F 2-DR Coupe Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Lexus RC F 2-DR Coupe Review by David Colman +VIDEO

I gave it 10 Stars in a 10 Out of 10 Rating...You Can't Get More Than 10 Stars. The latest iteration of the RC-F is a race car with license plates. Its 472hp V8 is the most powerful engine Lexus has offered to date. ... Continue reading

2020 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Muscle Car Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Muscle Car Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Dodge Challenger GT America’s First All-Wheel Drive Muscle Car, By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6264) A lot of folks pray for snow. Skiers, snowboarders, the landscaper who plows snow in winter, snow removal equipment makers, and so on all like snow. ... Continue reading

Are You A Bored Retired Car Buff With Lots To Say?, Get Re-energized As An Official Car Guy

Are You A Bored Retired Car Buff With Lots To Say?, Get Re-energized As An Official Car Guy

Join The Auto Channel Team, For more than 25 years The Auto Channel, the Internet's original interactive editorial automotive web site has published ... Continue reading

NSC Unveils New Logo and Renewed Commitment to Safety

NSC Unveils New Logo and Renewed Commitment to Safety

NSC has unveiled a new look for the next chapter of safety and a renewed commitment to eliminating the leading causes of preventable death and injury focused on the workplace, roadway and impairment. Preventable injuries are the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid More MPG and more HP By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6408) As I look back some months at early February 2020 it seems like I was in a different life compared to today and the realities of what the coronavirus pandemic has brought. Back th ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP June 1, 2020

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP June 1, 2020

Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum V6 AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum V6 AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

For 2020, Highlander has a rather startling new look. Even though this SUV has long been the sales leader in the full-size SUV market, Toyota decided it was overdue for a complete update. ... Continue reading

U.S. DOE and EPA are Screwing America (And No One Cares - Do You?) +VIDEO

U.S. DOE and EPA are Screwing America (And No One Cares - Do You?) +VIDEO

This is Why a Good Ethanol Education Program is Needed Now, More Than Ever ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Larry Nutson Chicagoland Review

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Larry Nutson Chicagoland Review

One might think that every driver wants an SUV. Well, not everyone. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review A Fine Redesign for the 35mpg 7/8-seater by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The Look. The lines are smooth and flowing with a sedan-like countenence that is pleasing to the eye as well as enhancing aerodynamics and wind noise. ... Continue reading

Nutsons' Weekly Automotive News Digest - May 24 - May 31, 2020

Nutsons' Weekly Automotive News Digest - May 24 - May 31, 2020

This Week: Small Cars Kill IIHS Report; Chinese Virus STILL Affecting Car Production; New Normal - This Weeks Virtual Vehicle Press Intros: Ford Edge ST Line, MINI Countryman; Acura TLX, Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Convertible; Ford Mustang MACH 1 Revealed; New Aston Martin ... Continue reading

U.S. Auto Sales Begin to Rebound in May as Markets Reopen; Cox Automotive Forecast:

U.S. Auto Sales Begin to Rebound in May as Markets Reopen; Cox Automotive Forecast:

According to a forecast released by Cox Automotive, new light-vehicle sales volume in May is expected to finish near 1,050,000 units, down 33% compared to last May but up 49% from last month. ... Continue reading

GREAT DRIVES: ENGLAND OFF THE MOTORWAYS

GREAT DRIVES: ENGLAND OFF THE MOTORWAYS

London to Midhurst the long way (105 miles)</b> <p> Why do the English drive on the wrong side of the road--the trait that so unnerved my pilot friend? ... Continue reading