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2019 Honda Odyssey Tops IIHS Crash Test Award

2019 Honda Odyssey Tops IIHS Crash Test Award

The 2019 Honda Odyssey leads all tested minivans in recent ratings by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including being the only minivan to achieve a "GOOD" rating for both the driver and passenger sides in IIHS' strenuous Small Overlap Front Crash Test. In addition, the institute recognized Odyssey wi ... Continue reading

2019 Honda Side-by-Side ATV Models Revealed

2019 Honda Side-by-Side ATV Models Revealed

American Honda today announced the return of its venerable side-by-side and ATV lineup for the 2019 model year, featuring a mix of entertaining and capable machines sporting a wide range of new colors. ... Continue reading

Consortium For Automotive Education Presents AUTO LAB Call-in Radio Saturday August 18, 2018 7-9 AM

Consortium For Automotive Education Presents AUTO LAB Call-in Radio Saturday August 18, 2018 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern?, Automotive Career Opportunity? Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Featuring an in-studio panel of experienced hands-on automotive executives, experts with accurate, honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

Great Drives - End Of The Road Alaska

Great Drives - End Of The Road Alaska

In the hope to counter the myriad End Of Driving autonomous vehicle propaganda, The Auto Channel management has decided to republish and spotlight these evergreen Great Drive articles which can stimulate the daydreams of experienced drivers and awaken the appetites of those modern youngsters who have never experienced ... Continue reading

2018 Nissan Leaf SL Better In Every Way- Review By John Heilig

2018 Nissan Leaf SL Better In Every Way- Review By John Heilig

Overall, the Nissan Leaf may not win the range wars, but it is a perfectly useable electric car with all the attributes you would expect. It is a big improvement over the previous generation Leaf in all areas. ... Continue reading

Meet the New Auburn Cord Museum Director at Cars & Coffee

Meet the New Auburn Cord Museum Director at Cars & Coffee

AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE - 08/16/2018 sponsored by RM Auctions, is Saturday, August 18 in the Education & Exhibit Plaza at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, 1600 Wayne Street, Auburn, IN 46706. The plaza is a great spot to show off your favorite car, see other automobiles, and s ... Continue reading

All-New BMW 3 Series Sedan Gets Tested at the Green Hell

All-New BMW 3 Series Sedan Gets Tested at the Green Hell

The next generation of the BMW 3 Series Sedan just completed the crucial final stages of suspension and chassis development prior to the start of production. ... Continue reading

Ford Mustang’s Cobra Jet - “Feel It In Your Spine”

Ford Mustang’s Cobra Jet - “Feel It In Your Spine”

Roared doesn't live up to the actual thunder emitting from the 5.2-liter engine that powers this track eater that can lap up a quarter mile in a mere mid-8 seconds range. With media members standing around with hands over ears, it blasted out a noise that should come close to the decibel level of a jet plane engine at ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Toyota hosted a gaggle of journalists in Oregon this week to get the story first hand from executives and engineers, have a look at, and a first drive in, the newest iteration of the ubiquitous Camry. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2018 TOYOTA C-HR REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2018 TOYOTA C-HR REVIEW

I drove a 2018 Toyota C-HR with the 144-horsepower 2-liter four-cylinder engine coupled with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive. There are just two trims – the base XLE and the XLE Premium – with base XLE trim featuring the following standard features: Sport fabric-trimmed bucket seats ... Continue reading

Toyota Plans To Ramp Up China Production and Sales

Toyota Plans To Ramp Up China Production and Sales

The Japanese automaker's plan to boost annual production capacity by about a quarter in the port city will lay the foundation to increase sales in China to 2 million vehicles per year, a jump of more than 50 percent, the four sources said. ... Continue reading

China Inc (Or What Ever Communist China Is): Real Estate Developers Invest In Future Chinese EV Business (No Government Pressure I'm Sure)

China Inc (Or What Ever Communist China Is): Real Estate Developers Invest In Future Chinese EV Business (No Government Pressure I'm Sure)

Since last year, several major Chinese real estate developers have placed a bet on electric vehicles. They see synergies to be generated between EVs and their existing business, rather than short-term financial gains. ... Continue reading

Automobili Pininfarina to Unveil Their Version of the Future of the Hypercar in Pebble Beach

Automobili Pininfarina to Unveil Their Version of the Future of the Hypercar in Pebble Beach

Futuristic new interior images present driver's view of all-electric Automobili Pininfarina PF0 concept hypercar Vision for the most powerful Italian sports car ever to be presented exclusively to prospective owners in Pebble Beach (August 22-26) ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel - Great Drives - New Zealand

The Auto Channel - Great Drives - New Zealand

The Auto Channel management has decided to republish and spotlight these evergreen Great Drive articles which can stimulate the daydreams of experienced drivers and awaken the appetites of those modern youngsters who have never experienced just how exhilarating and fulfilling the freedom of a Great Drive on an open roa ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 SEL AWD Review By John Heilig

New Car Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.4 SEL AWD Review By John Heilig

New Car Review: Our Outlander Sport was equipped with 4-wheel drive. The button to shift into 4WD is located on the console ahead of the shifter. It’s a good location and it’s clearly marked. Dimensionaly, the Outlander Sport fits in with the competition. ... Continue reading