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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Small CUV Road Test By Martha Hindes

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Small CUV Road Test By Martha Hindes

The size – a five seater, midway between Mitsubishi's larger Outlander and smaller Outlander Sport SUVs – should be just right for your anticipated market that includes younger millennials. The starting price, a slice under $24K, should be right, inching below similar sized crossovers from competitors. ... Continue reading

FCA Design to Host High-octane Cars and Coffee Event

FCA Design to Host High-octane Cars and Coffee Event

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 25, 2018 -- FCA Design Cars and Coffee returns on Sunday, June 3 to kick off the grassroots car show summer season, inviting all cars and automotive enthusiasts to FCA US headquarters for an informal show. The event is free of charge and all makes, models and eras are welcome. ... Continue reading

New PEUGEOT 108 - What a star!

New PEUGEOT 108 - What a star!

PEUGEOT 108 has treated itself to a major Spring update: new technology, new 72 bhp engine, fresh new customised solutions all of which enable it to sparkle wherever it goes! Optimistic and optimised In the technology field, certain PEUGEOT 108 versions now enjoy Triple Play connectivity (Mirrorlink, Android Auto and A ... Continue reading

Genesis Essentia Concept Makes Concours Debut At Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

Genesis Essentia Concept Makes Concours Debut At Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

This weekend the Genesis Essentia Concept will make its summer 2018 concours debut at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. The car will take part in the concours parade on Saturday, May 26th as well as the celebration at Villa Erba on Sunday, May 27th. The all-electric, high-performance coupe will compete for the "Des ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-9 Review - A Notch Above By Larry Nutson

2018 Mazda CX-9 Review - A Notch Above By Larry Nutson

From my view the CX-9 has an attractive overall exterior design and a very comfortable and refined as well as attractive interior. The Mazda name may not “wow” someone in social conversation as some of the luxury nameplates. However, seeing the various Mazda car and SUV models in person will usually bring out a “ ... Continue reading

2018 Ford Mustang GT; 10 Speed Automatic Review and Test Drive By Rob Eckaus

2018 Ford Mustang GT; 10 Speed Automatic Review and Test Drive By Rob Eckaus

First and foremost, the sound. The most common demonstration was the remote start and the explosion of rumbling, gurgling exhaust from the glorious naturally aspirated engine. Heard inside buildings, across parking lots, it was love at first sound pulse. Remote start just enhances the experience. How is this thing lega ... Continue reading

Subaru Pricing on 2019 WRX® and WRX STI® Models

Subaru Pricing on 2019 WRX® and WRX STI® Models

CAMDEN, N.J., May 24, 2018 -- Debut of Series.Gray limited production models for WRX and WRX STI lines Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology on WRX models equipped with CVT Powertrain updates to WRX STI for improved performance New infotainment with standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto Subaru of America ... Continue reading

Road Trip: New NACS Study; Inside The Car What People Do, Eat and Argue About

Road Trip: New NACS Study; Inside The Car What People Do, Eat and Argue About

The tight quarters involved in car travel may promote activities that are more communal in nature. Listening to music, audiobooks or podcasts (78%) and talking with other passengers (62%) are the most popular activities cited by car travelers. Notably, solitary activities such as playing video games or smartphone games ... Continue reading

NHTSA: Tire Safety Recall

NHTSA: Tire Safety Recall

NHTSA: Tire Safety Recall: Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17T010 Synopsis : American Kenda Rubber Industrial (Kenda) is recalling certain Kenda Kenetica tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17. ... Continue reading

Biofuel Blunder? Renewable Fuel Mandate Is Having A Negative Effect on Home Run Totals

Biofuel Blunder? Renewable Fuel Mandate Is Having A Negative Effect on Home Run Totals

Biofuel mandate was supposed to fix everything, but no one has hit over 60 home runs in the past 15 years By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL I just finished reading an anti-ethanol Bloomberg editorial written by Jennifer A. Dlouhy. Her story, "Biofuel blunder? Greens who once championed ... Continue reading

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner from 1,300 Submissions in Nationwide PSA Competition May 22, 2018 SILVER SPRING, Md. (May 22, 2018) To educate their peers on the dangers of distracted driving, high school seniors Kirklin “Mack” Hopkins (17) and Kellen Stadler (18) of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools ... Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Family Receives New Engine & Improved Performance

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Family Receives New Engine & Improved Performance

For the 2019 model year, Mercedes-Benz will introduce two new model designations to the E-Class lineup with E 450 and E 450 4MATIC variants. ... Continue reading

Introducing the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan

Introducing the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan

New engine, 48V electrical system, fully variable all-wheel drive, larger brakes, and more equipment features: the Mercedes-AMG E 53 Sedan. The centerpiece of the new E 53 Sedan is the electrified AMG- enhanced 3.0L in-line 6 Turbo Engine with EQ Boost featuring an electric auxiliary compressor. ... Continue reading

2019 Nissan Altima Edition ONE First Look, Reveal and Reservation Information

2019 Nissan Altima Edition ONE First Look, Reveal and Reservation Information

Nissan announced that reservations open June 15th for the Altima Edition ONE, a limited production launch edition of the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima sedan, along with all other 2019 Altima models. The sixth generation of Nissan’s best-selling sedan goes on sale this fall at Nissan dealers nationwide. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Presents National Salute To America's Heroes Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Miami Beach

Hyundai Presents National Salute To America's Heroes Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Miami Beach

The National Salute to America’s Heroes presented by Hyundai returns to Miami Beach and is one of the country’s largest Memorial Day weekend celebrations. Now in its second year, the two-day event on May 26 – 27 between 11th and 14th Streets on the beach, is designed to pay tribute to, honor and encourage militar ... Continue reading