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Buying A New Honda?

Buying A New Honda?

See what the experts at The Auto Channel think of a new Honda ... Continue reading

Buying a Toyota?

Buying a Toyota?

Before You Buy See What The Experts At The Auto Channel have To Say... 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy 2018 Toyota Camry - Camry With A New Attitude by Larry Nutson 2018 Toyota Camry Heels On Wheels Review by Katrina Ramser 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Six Decades Later by Larry Nutson Say ... Continue reading

2018 Chicago Auto Show: Lexus Luxury Lineup Cruises Into the Windy City

2018 Chicago Auto Show: Lexus Luxury Lineup Cruises Into the Windy City

Lexus LF-1 Limitless, a new flagship crossover concept takes center stage 3-row RX 350L makes Chicago debut – Lexus’ striking new concept vehicle – the Lexus LF-1 Limitless – will take center stage at the Lexus display during the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, which takes place February 10-19, at McCormick Place. ... Continue reading

2018 HYUNDAI KONA PRICING RELEASED

2018 HYUNDAI KONA PRICING RELEASED

2018 HYUNDAI KONA SUV PRICING RELEASED: A CROSSOVER FOR ... Continue reading

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Competitor For Lexus RX 450 At Dealers Soon

2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Competitor For Lexus RX 450 At Dealers Soon

Jan 31, 2018 - TORRANCE, Calif. 2018 MDX Sport Hybrid features an upgraded user interface with standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration Two new sporty red exterior colors The 2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid begins arriving at Acura dealerships tomorrow, boasting an upgraded user interface and additional in ... Continue reading

Automotive Lubricant Demand in Asia/Pacific to Reach 11 Million Metric Tons

Automotive Lubricant Demand in Asia/Pacific to Reach 11 Million Metric Tons

CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Automotive lubricant demand in the Asia/Pacific region is expected to increase 3.2% per annum to 11.0 million metric tons by 2021. ... Continue reading

Boeing Reports Record 2017 Results and Provides 2018 Guidance

Boeing Reports Record 2017 Results and Provides 2018 Guidance

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Fourth-Quarter 2017 Record operating earnings of $3.0 billion with operating cash flow of $2.9 billion on strong performance GAAP EPS of $5.18 and core EPS (non-GAAP)* of $4.80 on strong deliveries, performance and tax reform Full-Year 2017 Record operating cash flow of $13.3 billion; r ... Continue reading

Carvana Drives into the Piedmont Triad, Expands North Carolina Presence

Carvana Drives into the Piedmont Triad, Expands North Carolina Presence

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Carvana Doubles North Carolina Presence with Free Delivery in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C. (Photo: Business Wire) Carvana Doubles North Carolina Presence with Free Delivery in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Sm ... Continue reading

Cummins and Johnson Matthey Expand Efforts in Electrification

Cummins and Johnson Matthey Expand Efforts in Electrification

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. today announced the acquisition of Johnson Matthey’s UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. As part of the acquisition, Cummins and Johnson Matthey also agr ... Continue reading

Eight Hotels Join AAA's Prestigious Five Diamond List for 2018

Eight Hotels Join AAA's Prestigious Five Diamond List for 2018

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA has unveiled 121 hotels that earned the AAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for this year's Five Diamond Award list. ... Continue reading

Following State of the Union, Cities Urge Congress to Create an Infrastructure Package that Rebuilds With Us

Following State of the Union, Cities Urge Congress to Create an Infrastructure Package that Rebuilds With Us

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following President Trump's first State of the Union address to Congress, National League of Cities (NLC) President Mark Stodola, mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas, released the following statement: "In his first State of the Union address, President Trump spoke to the ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Usage-Based Insurance Market - High Demand for Embedded UBI to Boost Growth | Technavio

Global Automotive Usage-Based Insurance Market - High Demand for Embedded UBI to Boost Growth | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new market research report on the global automotive usage-based insurance market 2018-2022 under their automotive library. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new market research report on the global automotive usage-based insurance market 2018- ... Continue reading

Lightning Systems Uses Predictive Analytics to Calculate Vehicle Fleet Fuel Consumption and Tailpipe Emissions

Lightning Systems Uses Predictive Analytics to Calculate Vehicle Fleet Fuel Consumption and Tailpipe Emissions

LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 31, 2018 -- Engineers from Colorado-based Lightning Systems are using artificial neural networks, a form of artificial intelligence, to accurately predict the fuel economy and tailpipe emissions of fleet vehicles. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Achieves 100,000 Sales Milestone in Europe

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Achieves 100,000 Sales Milestone in Europe

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Photo: Business Wire) 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail CYPRESS, Calif.--Acclaimed as the world’s best-selling plug-in hybrid crossover, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has now ... Continue reading

New Number of Votes in AB Volvo

New Number of Votes in AB Volvo

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2018 -- The number of votes in AB Volvo has changed due to the conversion of a total of 192 Series A shares to a total of 192 Series B shares. ... Continue reading

Rear View Safety to Host Webinar on New Vehicle Safety Solutions

Rear View Safety to Host Webinar on New Vehicle Safety Solutions

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Rear View Safety, an industry leader in the sales and distribution of backup camera systems, as well as a strong and dedicated road safety advocate, will host an in-depth webinar on recently released vehicle safety solutions on February 7th from 2:00-2:30pm EST. ... Continue reading

Roaring Success at 2018 NAIAS Heralds New Chapter for GAC Motor

Roaring Success at 2018 NAIAS Heralds New Chapter for GAC Motor

DETROIT, Jan. 31, 2018 -- GAC Motor, China's fastest-growing automaker, is celebrating the conclusion of its 4th appearance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, where its smash hit line-up including the GA4 sedan and Enverge concept car have garnered rave reviews and generated massive buzz ... Continue reading

Self-Driving Cars: Pros and Cons for the Public's Health

Self-Driving Cars: Pros and Cons for the Public's Health

The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health View this email in your browser (http://email.prnewswire.com/wf/click?upn=OSbh-2F2w8mNODd3Z3bVx4s295BYbuLZJsjmQ1fgOlJD85IZDLVnIj5qoCQPC6-2BftcPVPC-2BRVbO1-2Fc8ExXTeNchQ-3D-3D_vr4CQd6f5d5U92w1G2ot02iL3Dy9roVF9WMWcRnBXxoXfBF22x70yS9OnyuA-2B5XKyvp-2Fm5ur4qWAFhqorc ... Continue reading

Sion Power® Announces Launch of Its Groundbreaking Licerion® Rechargeable Lithium Battery

Sion Power® Announces Launch of Its Groundbreaking Licerion® Rechargeable Lithium Battery

TUCSON, Ariz.--Sion Power, a leading developer of lithium battery technology, announced today production will begin on their patented Licerion rechargeable lithium metal battery in late 2018 from its Tucson facility. The Licerion rechargeable lithium metal technology will offer the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and ele ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Schedules Release Of 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Schedules Release Of 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2018 -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. today announced it will release fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year financial results on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:30 A.M. (Eastern). Senior management will hold a conference call on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. (Eastern). To access the liv ... Continue reading

The Official Luxury Car Of The NFL Invites Football Fans To The "Super Bowl Experience Driven By Genesis"

The Official Luxury Car Of The NFL Invites Football Fans To The "Super Bowl Experience Driven By Genesis"

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 -- For the second consecutive year, Genesis, the official luxury vehicle of the National Football League (NFL), will welcome football fans visiting Minneapolis for the big game at the Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis. ... Continue reading

TO THE AUTO CHANNEL : Online Auto News Video: Highlights / Behind Scenes Karma Revero 2018 Luxury Green Car of the Year!

TO THE AUTO CHANNEL : Online Auto News Video: Highlights / Behind Scenes Karma Revero 2018 Luxury Green Car of the Year!

AUTO CHANNEL This week, at the Washington Auto Show's ‘public policy show’ which puts a priority on safety and sustainability - Karma Revero, a luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, was named Green Car Journal’s 2018 “Luxury Green Car of the Year�?? We have behind-the-scenes video highl ... Continue reading

ToyMakerz Top Picks for Hot Rod Builds that Everyone Should Experience in their Lifetime

ToyMakerz Top Picks for Hot Rod Builds that Everyone Should Experience in their Lifetime

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: Cher Murphy cher@chermurphypr.com 571.263.2128  ToyMakerz Top Picks for Hot Rod Builds that Everyone Should Experience in their Lifetime ToyMakerz, a hit television show and successful company, offers their top hot rod picks REIDSVILLE, NC – (January 31, 2018) – Do a qu ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Brings World's Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the "Big Apple"

Volvo Trucks Brings World's Largest Unboxing and New VNL Series to the "Big Apple"

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2018 -- At the nation's unofficial kick-off to 2018, Volvo Trucks shared its most recent viral video featuring 3-year-old Joel Jovine unboxing the new Volvo VNL 760 long-haul tractor with revelers in Times Square via a new digital billboard. ... Continue reading

Hundreds of Automotive Scholarships to be Awarded: Apply by March 31

Hundreds of Automotive Scholarships to be Awarded: Apply by March 31

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 31, 2018 -- The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is now accepting applications for automotive scholarships at its Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website at www.automotivescholarships.com. ... Continue reading

Cruise Report: Getting Sick Remains Top Travel Concern

Cruise Report: Getting Sick Remains Top Travel Concern

WARWICK, R.I., Jan. 31, 2018 -- InsureMyTrip, the travel insurance authority, today announced the results of its travel survey of 2,289 U.S. respondents. ... Continue reading

Shell Announces Large Deep-Water Discovery In Gulf Of Mexico

Shell Announces Large Deep-Water Discovery In Gulf Of Mexico

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Shell Offshore Inc. ("Shell") today announced one of its largest U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration finds in the past decade from the Whale deep-water well. ... Continue reading

Trump Policies Can Close Manufacturing Skills Gap

Trump Policies Can Close Manufacturing Skills Gap

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) positively reacts to President Trump's State of the Union message, where he called upon the nation to "invest in workforce development" and "open great vocational schools." In making this proposal, the President reinforced his recognition that ro ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

Inside we find much of its charm. We first notice the red stitching and red piping on the dark gray (they call it black) leather seats. At the same time, we see red metal trim around the simple, functional interior that really sets it off as something special. The multifunction screen sticks up from the low dash for go ... Continue reading

FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk The Most Practical and Usable 700 HP Vehicle Ever - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk The Most Practical and Usable 700 HP Vehicle Ever - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk The most powerful and quickest SUV ever! By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_0466) The sound of rain awakened me during the night. I was in a hotel room in Portland, Maine where the quietude allows for open-windows. ... Continue reading

2018 JAGUAR E-PACE PREVIEW By Steve Purdy

2018 JAGUAR E-PACE PREVIEW By Steve Purdy

First hints of that market segment’s strength came when upstart luxury car company, Lexus, brought out the first RX300 crossover, an SUV on a car platform, one of the first of that configuration. Within just a couple years it was the brand’s best seller. We’ve seen the same at other Asian luxury brands and, of co ... Continue reading

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

GMC’s 2018 Terrain is hardly an average family car, which is today a sports utility vehicle—an SUV. With diligence, perseverance, and clever marketing, GMC has created a luxury brand that maintains its heritage of rugged, dependable, hard-working trucks, now with refinement and elegance. ... Continue reading

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