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North American Debuts For 3 New Bentley Models At Monterey Auto Week

North American Debuts For 3 New Bentley Models At Monterey Auto Week

Bentley Motors is announcing the North American debuts of three extraordinary models: the Continental Supersports, Bentayga W12 editions and EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, at Monterey Auto Week, 17-20 August. The luxury British brand will showcase five extraordinary models – the Supersports coupe, Continental GT V8 S, Bent ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. ... Continue reading

Genesis Announces New Google Assistant Compatibilities

Genesis Announces New Google Assistant Compatibilities

Genesis Connected Services is getting a lot more powerful with the introduction of the Genesis app for the Google Assistant today. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Secures Prime Position in the"Path of Totality" To Celebrate the All-New Eclipse Cross CUV

Mitsubishi Motors Secures Prime Position in the"Path of Totality" To Celebrate the All-New Eclipse Cross CUV

On August 21, North America will experience a total solar eclipse across the entire contiguous United States for the first time since 1918. Unfortunately, only four percent of Americans live in the “Path of Totality.” In celebration of its all-new Eclipse Cross CUV, Mitsubishi Motors has secured a prime location to ... Continue reading

AAA Reminds Motorists: School's Open!

AAA Reminds Motorists: School's Open!

Tips & Suggestions for Drivers as Summer Ends, School Begins The end of summer means 55.4 million children heading. ... Continue reading

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Style and fun in a small crossover with a very Italian personality. DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Fiat’s American lineup keeps expanding. The 500, “Cinquecento” in Italian, was a good beginning, but small three-door hatchbacks are a tough sell here, even with cheeky Italian style and available convertible ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review: 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review: 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona Review By John Heilig

Needless to say, I drove the Daytona fairly conservatively. Of course, I had to check the acceleration once or twice. But generally, driving conservatively didn’t wake up the twin loud exhausts. However, the car did attract attention of a different kind. We went to a local town to take a ride on their train. As we pu ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 GENESIS G80 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 GENESIS G80 REVIEW

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2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

I know Ford Escapes are popular vehicles because I see a lot of them on the road. But, in my area of the world, we also see a lot of Subarus, and overall, they aren’t that popular. But I was surprised to learn that it sits only behind the F-150 among Ford’s vehicles in popularity. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Analysis: As Summer's Used Vehicle Values Decline, Manufacturers Increase Incentive Spending for 28th Straight Month

J.D. Power Analysis: As Summer's Used Vehicle Values Decline, Manufacturers Increase Incentive Spending for 28th Straight Month

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 15, 2017 -- Analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services note in their August 2017 Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update that July's wholesale depreciation declined by an average of 2 percent, matching historical trends. ... Continue reading

Kia Canada announces pricing for all-new 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door

Kia Canada announces pricing for all-new 2018 Kia Rio 5-Door

Starting at just $14,995, the all-new Rio 5-Door will feature: improved driving dynamics and better styling more cargo area and second-row shoulder room and capacity standard heated steering wheel, standard heated front seats, and standard 5" display audio with rearview camera available embedded UVO Intelligence telema ... Continue reading

BMW to unveil World Premiere of an all-new BMW Roadster Concept and the exclusive North American Premiere of the BMW Concept 8 Series.

BMW to unveil World Premiere of an all-new BMW Roadster Concept and the exclusive North American Premiere of the BMW Concept 8 Series.

…BMW will unveil two concept vehicles during the annual Press Conference at 10:00 AM on August 17th, at the Lodge at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Reviewing Stand area on the 18th green. Speakers will include Bernhard Kuhnt, new President & CEO BMW of North America and Adrian van Hooydonk, BMW Group Head of Desi ... Continue reading

Motor Vehicle Deaths Drop Slightly in First Half of 2017, But Remain 8 Percent Higher Than at The Same Time Two Years Ago

Motor Vehicle Deaths Drop Slightly in First Half of 2017, But Remain 8 Percent Higher Than at The Same Time Two Years Ago

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2017 are 1 percent lower than they were during the same six-month period in 2016. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD ESCAPE REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD ESCAPE REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE ESCAPE VEHICLE Shopping for a small crossover these days can be a real nail biter, with the ultimate choice coming down to a few minor details or preferences. The Ford Escape should be make your short list, especially if simplified tec ... Continue reading

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading