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Why Gas Prices Are Rising When They Should Be Falling

Why Gas Prices Are Rising When They Should Be Falling

By Jeff Lenard NACS Online Global issues are pushing oil prices higher—and that’s affecting gas prices at your local c-store. October 22, 2021 Historically, gas prices climb in the spring for a variety of reasons that include the switchover to summer-blend fuel. ... Continue reading

Car Shoppers Are Ready, Auto Advertisers Are Ready, The Auto Channel Is Ready To Turnkey The Power Of NextGen TV's Automotive Format To Your Station

Car Shoppers Are Ready, Auto Advertisers Are Ready, The Auto Channel Is Ready To Turnkey The Power Of NextGen TV's Automotive Format To Your Station

The Auto Channel, the Only Logical Program Choice to Increase Your Station’s Share of Local Auto Dealer Advertising Revenue. Why waste your station’s D2 or D3 Channel on an impossible to monetize hard to sell, impossible to promote “evergreen” programming when you can now establish your station as “The Auto C ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus RC F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus RC F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Lexus RC F Sport Review by Mark Fulmer Of Power, Style, and Control in a Bright Yellow Rocket With an aggressively styled body that looks like a Flare Yellow hued whale shark in devour mode, the 2021 Lexus RC F Sport rides like a thoroughbred. The carbon fiber roof, exterior accents, and interior elements add an e ... Continue reading

2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI 1.4T - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI 1.4T - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

It’s time to say goodbye to an old and faithful friend. 2021 marks the end of production for the base model VW Golf. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Venza - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Toyota Venza - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

The Venza nameplate is back in the Toyota model mix for 2021. In case you missed it, the Venza went away in 2015 after a 7-year run. ... Continue reading

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - American Supercar Close-up Details and Petersen Museum Video Reveal

2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - American Supercar Close-up Details and Petersen Museum Video Reveal

LA - The next chapter in the mid-engine Corvette journey begins today with the introduction of the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, a new American supercar that puts the world on notice. Arriving two years after the first production mid-engine Corvette Stingray debuted and captivated a worldwide audience, the Z06 is design ... Continue reading

2022 Jeep Wagoneer Review By Larry Nutson

2022 Jeep Wagoneer Review By Larry Nutson

A true icon of the automotive world has been revived with the introduction by Jeep of the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer premium utility vehicles (UV). The first Wagoneer was introduced for the 1963 model year and is THE original full-size utility vehicle. The name lived on within the Jeep brand for 30 years. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Fair and Balanced: Electric Vehicle Myths Debunked By Electrify Expo

The Auto Channel Fair and Balanced: Electric Vehicle Myths Debunked By Electrify Expo

These Myths About Electric Cars are Full of Bunk—We Debunk’em! With the introduction of full-size electric pickups and the dawn of the plug-in muscle car, the conversation about electric cars has gone from a fringe topic merely whispered about by fans of Ed Begley Jr. in a San Francisco vegan coffeehouse to one tha ... Continue reading

US YEA! Made in America Auto Index

US YEA! Made in America Auto Index

Key Points About the 2021 Made in America Auto Index A total of 21 vehicles make the top 10 with the most US domestic content. The Ford Ranger, which was no. ... Continue reading

5 Loading Dock Safety Tips for Truckers

5 Loading Dock Safety Tips for Truckers

Truckers perform some of the riskiest jobs in the world. Docking, in particular, exposes them to various forms of injury risks and property damage. ... Continue reading

2021 BMW 330e PHEV Sport Sedan - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 BMW 330e PHEV Sport Sedan - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

I had just removed the plug for a Level 2, 240-volt EV charger from the front fender charging port and closed its access door on the 2021 BMW 330e when another car approached. The driver of the Smart EV lowered their window and said, “You know, that space is for charging electric cars.” I smiled, said yes, and reop ... Continue reading

Kia K5 GT Sedan - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

Kia K5 GT Sedan - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

K5 ISN'T JUST A MOUNTAIN IN ASIA. IT'S ALSO A 2021 KIA ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus Hatchback - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus Hatchback - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

First impressions are important, they stick with you. So my first impression of the Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus Hatchback was, "Wow that paint is gorgeous!" The color is called Soul Red Crystal Metallic, I thought it was almost Candy Apple Red. ... Continue reading