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Blue Bird Debuts Electric Step Van at 2024 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Blue Bird Debuts Electric Step Van at 2024 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Blue Bird teamed up with Xos and Morgan Olson to build the prototype of the groundbreaking last-mile delivery commercial vehicle. ... Continue reading

The Mike Brown / Amen Motorcycle Works Auction, Greeneville, TN

The Mike Brown / Amen Motorcycle Works Auction, Greeneville, TN

On May 20, 2024, Iron Horse Auction Co., Inc. of Rockingham, NC announced an exclusive online auction event featuring a wide array of Mike Brown custom built, one-of-a-kind motorcycles, custom vehicle builds in progress and shop equipment. The auction will be held online only from May 23rd, starting at 8 AM, through Ma ... Continue reading

7 ASTONISHING RECALLS

7 ASTONISHING RECALLS

International Drivers Association [https://internationaldriversassociation. delves into seven instances where recall efforts reaffirmed our confidence in automotive reliability. 7 ASTONISHING RECALLS THAT REBUILT OUR TRUST IN CAR SAFETY _"Vehicle safety is a process, not a destination."_ That's the perspective of Domin ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Detrails Official Summary May 13- 20. 2024

NHTSA Recall Detrails Official Summary May 13- 20. 2024

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 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

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Round-up May 12-18, 2024

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Round-up May 12-18, 2024

Nutson's Automotive News Wrap-up: This past week's relevant, automotive news, opinions and insider back stories. ... Continue reading

IIHS Top Safety+ Awarded To Hyundai Models

IIHS Top Safety+ Awarded To Hyundai Models

The 2024 Ioniq 5 earns a Top Safety Pick+ award, while the 2024 Santa Fe and Sonata each qualify for Top Safety Pick. By May 2, 2024 A good rating in the updated moderate overlap front test boosted the 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5, an electric small SUV, to Top Safety Pick+ status, while marginal and poor ratings in the new te ... Continue reading

BYD Launches Its First Pickup Truck BYD SHARK in Mexico

BYD Launches Its First Pickup Truck BYD SHARK in Mexico

MEXICO CITY--On May 14, BYD launches its first pickup truck, BYD SHARK, in Mexico. Positioned as a new energy intelligent luxury pickup, BYD SHARK features the DMO Super Hybrid Off-road Platform, representing the latest addition to BYD's product portfolio. ... Continue reading

2024 Buick Envista Premium Crossover Details

2024 Buick Envista Premium Crossover Details

With a long wheelbase, low roof and sleek profile, the Envista is a premium crossover with the riding dynamics of a sedan The Envista will be the first vehicle to fully adopt Buick’s new design language, first exhibited on the Wildcat EV concept The all-new Envista will round out Buick’s North American portfolio wi ... Continue reading

2024 Mazda CX-50 Review By Thom Cannell

2024 Mazda CX-50 Review By Thom Cannell

Since its introduction in early 2022, little has changed for the Mazda CX-50 and little is needed, though we do have several suggestions. ... Continue reading

Banning Tic-Toc is Good, Banning All Chinese EVs and Batteries Even Better!

Banning Tic-Toc is Good, Banning All Chinese EVs and Batteries Even Better!

I definitely like the call and action to ban any social media crap from China. ... Continue reading

KIA ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR 2025 SORENTO PHEV

KIA ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR 2025 SORENTO PHEV

Today, Kia announced pricing details for the 2025 Sorento PHEV, which receives a range of enhancements that lend the electrified SUV a more confident and modern appearance along with a newly added EX trim. Paired with a technology-rich interior, the updates aim to cater to the digital needs of today's consumers.Trim Le ... Continue reading

New Car Inventory Up 35%: Temporary Relief or New Normal for Consumers?

New Car Inventory Up 35%: Temporary Relief or New Normal for Consumers?

new-car inventory levels increased by 35% compared to 2023, indicating fewer pressures for consumers to compromise on their vehicle choices. But is this the new normal, or just a temporary reprieve? - New Car Prices: Up 30% from pre-pandemic levels, but stable month-over-month. ... Continue reading

The Henry Ford Pays Tribute to the American Diner and its Leading Expert in New Exhibition

The Henry Ford Pays Tribute to the American Diner and its Leading Expert in New Exhibition

DINERMAN, opening May 25 in the new Collections Gallery located in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. No one has been more immersed in the origins, designs and operations of diners in America than Dick Gutman. ... Continue reading

EV Purchase Consideration Ebbs While Charging Concerns Continue to Grow, J.D. Power Finds

EV Purchase Consideration Ebbs While Charging Concerns Continue to Grow, J.D. Power Finds

TROY, Mich.--Consumer demand for electric vehicles (EVs) has cooled as the industry grapples with persistent growing pains, according to the J.D. Power 2024 U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration (EVC) Study,SM released today. For the first time since the study’s inception in 2021, new-vehicle buyer consideration has dr ... Continue reading

Biden Takes Action to Protect American Workers and Businesses from China’s Unfair Trade Practices

Biden Takes Action to Protect American Workers and Businesses from China’s Unfair Trade Practices

President Biden’s economic plan is supporting investments and creating good jobs in key sectors that are vital for America’s economic future and national security. China’s unfair trade practices concerning technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation are threatening American businesses and workers. ... Continue reading