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Cadillac Appoints Steve Carlisle To Replace Johan de Nysschen; Travis Hester Become Top Dog In Canada

Cadillac Appoints Steve Carlisle To Replace Johan de Nysschen; Travis Hester Become Top Dog In Canada

DETROIT 2018-04-18; General Motors today announced the appointment of Steve Carlisle as General Motors senior vice president and president, Cadillac, replacing Johan de Nysschen, who is leaving the company effective immediately. Travis Hester, currently vice president, Global Product Programs, is named president and ma ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... 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

"New Car Review: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI" By Larry Nutson

"New Car Review: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI" By Larry Nutson

Alfa Romeo was one of the first carmakers to put a powerful engine in a light-weight sedan available to the masses. Alfa’s La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emotion) spirit has been embraced by Alfista around the world. ... Continue reading

The 2019 BMW M2 Competition

The 2019 BMW M2 Competition

BMW M GmbH is setting fresh benchmarks in the compact high-performance sports car segment and adding marked refinement to the character of the BMW M2 Coupé. F87 New six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, based on the power unit from the BMW M3/M4, three-litre cubic capacity, 302 kW/410 HP, peak ... Continue reading

BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018

BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018

The latest new models, pioneering concept vehicles and innovative technological developments are the headline-makers as BMW takes to the stage at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing. The selection of new products on display at the international vehicle fair taking place from 25 April – 4 May 2018 underlines the compa ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT By John Heilig

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT By John Heilig

While we had driven a V8-powered version earlier, the GT comes across as a far more civilized vehicle. True, simply blipping the gas pedal in the V8-powered car emits a healthy roar (I’m almost afraid to listen to the Demon), the 3.6-liter V6-engined GT creates a roar, but a gentler one. ... Continue reading

NACS: Fuel Standard and Octane Fuels Discussed at Hill Hearing

NACS: Fuel Standard and Octane Fuels Discussed at Hill Hearing

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on “High Octane Fuels and High Efficiency Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities.” Witnesses testifying before the subcommittee included: Timothy Columbus, Counsel for NACS and SIGMA; Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy; Dan Nicholson, VP Global Propul ... Continue reading

Academy Award-Nominated Actress Margot Robbie Headlines Nissan Formula E Launch Tour Event

Academy Award-Nominated Actress Margot Robbie Headlines Nissan Formula E Launch Tour Event

Nissan completed its Formula E launch tour in Los Angeles yesterday with an event led by Margot Robbie, the company’s electric vehicle and sustainability ambassador, heralding an exciting era for Nissan as it enters the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. First revealed at the Geneva Motor Show to high acclaim, followed ... Continue reading

More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is putting words into action as the Amarok concept vehicle shown at the IAA in Frankfurt last year becomes available to order* as the new, top engine specification production model. A particular highlight is the V6 TDI engine with 258 PS, plus a 14 PS overboost and up to 580 Newton metres ... Continue reading

Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year +VIDEO

Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year +VIDEO

 Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 146 countries last year  Mustang has enjoyed 10 percent sales growth with women buyers over the last five years  Mustang was the top-selling sports coupe worldwide in 2017 with more than one-third of its sales going to export markets, according to Ford anal ... Continue reading

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY: Alfa Romeo Stelvio; Mercedes-Benz; Lexus; Mitsubishi; Honda Accura: Toyota; Zero

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY: Alfa Romeo Stelvio; Mercedes-Benz; Lexus; Mitsubishi; Honda Accura: Toyota; Zero

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

Inside we find much of its charm. We first notice the red stitching and red piping on the dark gray (they call it black) leather seats. At the same time, we see red metal trim around the simple, functional interior that really sets it off as something special. The multifunction screen sticks up from the low dash for go ... Continue reading

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

GMC’s 2018 Terrain is hardly an average family car, which is today a sports utility vehicle—an SUV. With diligence, perseverance, and clever marketing, GMC has created a luxury brand that maintains its heritage of rugged, dependable, hard-working trucks, now with refinement and elegance. ... Continue reading