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After 125 years It's Still The Tires - Safety Awareness During National Tire Safety Week

After 125 years It's Still The Tires - Safety Awareness During National Tire Safety Week

U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association’s (USTMA) National Tire Safety Week (NTSW) from June 24 to July 3, 2024. This year, SimpleTire encourages drivers to "Do Your P.A.R.T. and get #RoadReady" by emphasizing the importance of checking your tires’ pressure, getting your tires aligned, rotating your tires, and checking ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS - THE WHY BEHIND THIS RECALL - JUNE 24, 2024

NHTSA RECALLS - THE WHY BEHIND THIS RECALL - JUNE 24, 2024

You are receiving this message because you requested to be notified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) if there is a safety recall that may affect your vehicle.The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to ... Continue reading

2024 Honda Ridgeline AWD Trailsport - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2024 Honda Ridgeline AWD Trailsport - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

The latest iteration of Honda's Ridgeline may be called the TrailSport, but you won't be conducting any cattle drives from inside its plush, leather-lined cabin. ... Continue reading

2024 Chevrolet Equinox (Best Sellling Compact SUV In US) Review By Larry Nutson

2024 Chevrolet Equinox (Best Sellling Compact SUV In US) Review By Larry Nutson

2024 Chevrolet Equinox A Good Fit By Larry Nutson Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel The Equinox carline has been a part of Chevrolet since 2004. The present iteration of the Equinox was introduced in 2018 and was refreshed in 2022. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up June 16-22, 2024

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up June 16-22, 2024

Larry's top story picks from this past week's important to you, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive news nuggets ... Continue reading

The Bob Lutz Prophesies - How Did He Do? +VIDEO

The Bob Lutz Prophesies - How Did He Do? +VIDEO

AUTO CENTRAL - August 24, 2015: About 8 years ago, Bob Lutz visited the Western Automotive Journalists in Northern California. At the time, Bob was General Motors' vice chairman. He had just come up from Los Angeles where he was the primary presenter at the GM and Chevrolet Press Conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show ... Continue reading

You CAN Stop Living Life As An Enslaved Gasoline Vassal, Break Their Chains Use Ethanol Fuel

You CAN Stop Living Life As An Enslaved Gasoline Vassal, Break Their Chains Use Ethanol Fuel

An ethanol blend powered the first internal combustion engine; it powered Nicholas Otto's first automobile; it powered Henry Ford's first vehicle, and that the GM scientists who invented leaded petrol considered ethanol the Fuel of the Future. ... Continue reading

Who Killed GM's EV1 Electric Car? +VIDEO

Who Killed GM's EV1 Electric Car? +VIDEO

A Provocative Question With Half an Answer By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau I felt like a privileged fellow a few weeks ago at a suburban Detroit cinema when I was invited to attend the preview of a new car movie starring Phyllis Diller, Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks and Martin Sheen. Not an adventure, not a co ... Continue reading

Technavio Report: Future Growth Of Fuel-efficient ICE Powered Vehicles Explains Why Automotive Radiator Fan Market Growing AS BEV Falters.

Technavio Report: Future Growth Of Fuel-efficient ICE Powered Vehicles Explains Why Automotive Radiator Fan Market Growing AS BEV Falters.

NEW YORK, June 21, 2024 -- The global automotive radiator fan market size is estimated to grow by USD 251.6 million from 2024-2028, according to Technavio. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of about 7.08% during the forecast period. Increasing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles is driving market growth, with a ... Continue reading

American Honda Announces New Auto Sales Leadership Team

American Honda Announces New Auto Sales Leadership Team

June 21, 2024 — TORRANCE, Calif. Lance Woelfer, vice president of Auto Sales Daryl Bazemore, assistant vice president of Sales Strategy Jessika Laudermilk, assistant vice president of Honda National Sales Mike Langel, assistant vice president of Acura National Sales American Honda today announced a new Auto Sales lea ... Continue reading

Lexus & Amazon Music Present "Destination .Paak - The Lexus GX Remix" on World Music Day

Lexus & Amazon Music Present "Destination .Paak - The Lexus GX Remix" on World Music Day

Anderson .Paak debuts "Celebrate" remix and music video, encouraging fans to get outdoors PLANO, Texas, June 21, 2024 -- In celebration of World Music Day, Lexus and Amazon Music have teamed up with 8x Grammy Award winning artist Anderson .Paak to launch a new campaign, "Destination .Paak – The Lexus GX Remix." Desig ... Continue reading

LexisNexis® U.S. Auto Insurance Trends Report

LexisNexis® U.S. Auto Insurance Trends Report

2024 LexisNexis® U.S. Auto Insurance Trends Report shares insights for insurers to help benchmark future rating decisions with today's trend data, evolve against new risk segments and navigate the road to profitabilityATLANTA, June 20, 2024 -- Today, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released its 2024 U.S Auto Insurance Tre ... Continue reading

Now Other Smart People Agree With The Auto Channel's "Choice of Power" Future - We Told Ya!

Now Other Smart People Agree With The Auto Channel's "Choice of Power" Future - We Told Ya!

For almost 30 years The Auto Channel has faced the onslaught of misguided mobility positions, and a lack of advertising support from know nothings leading the errant companies. No matter if from the PR departments, General Media, Automotive Press or Politicians or University professors or Experts...if our editorial tea ... Continue reading

Dominant Car Dealership and Auto Industry Computer Network Goes Down

Dominant Car Dealership and Auto Industry Computer Network Goes Down

Retail technology and software provider CDK Global was investigating a cyber incident and had briefly shut down all its systems proactively, it said on Wednesday.The company, which provides software to car dealerships, said its core dealer management system and digital retailing solutions had been restored. It said it ... Continue reading

From Cox Automotive News - June 20, 2024

From Cox Automotive News - June 20, 2024

It is muggy and hot in the Motor City this week, but like all good Midwesterners, we know the weather changes around here – this heat wave may last a while, but we can wait. For those of us closely following the auto industry, there seems to be a lot of waiting these days. Waiting for inventory to build. ... Continue reading