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Friday, February 9, 2018

Toyota At 2018 Chicago Auto Show: Jack Hollis Remarks

Toyota At 2018 Chicago Auto Show: Jack Hollis Remarks

Jack Hollis, Group Vice President and General Manager, Toyota Division 2018 Chicago Auto Show February 8, 2018 Good morning! Thank you for taking time out of your morning to be here, and for those of you watching online, hello from Chicago! Toyota loves The Windy City, and we’re always excited to be here. Chicago is ... Continue reading

Modern Tulip Frenzy - Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

Modern Tulip Frenzy - Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

SUBARU OF AMERICA DEBUTS LIMITED EDITION MODELS TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

SUBARU OF AMERICA DEBUTS LIMITED EDITION MODELS TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

CHICAGO, IL February 8, 2018; Subaru of America, Inc. debuts 50th Anniversary Edition for each vehicle in its 2018 line-up at the Chicago Auto Show. The limited edition models are based on a high-level trim and come in an all-new exclusive color with unique badging and exterior and interior accents. ... Continue reading

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America

PLANO, Texas, (Feb. 9, 2018) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today announced executive changes across its North American operations. ... Continue reading

Four 2018 Hyundai Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Ratings

Four 2018 Hyundai Models Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Ratings

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2018 – Hyundai is one of the leading brands for Top Safety Pick+ and Top Safety Pick awards in 2018, with a total of eight models being recognized. ... Continue reading

New Government Lab Research Confirms Ethanol Blend Fuels Are Better for Large and Small Engines

New Government Lab Research Confirms Ethanol Blend Fuels Are Better for Large and Small Engines

National Renewable Energy Laboratory reaffirms the value of ethanol for internal combustion engines and validate Mercury Marine's 2011 findings By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL AUTO CENTRAL - September 22, 2016: One of the top myths used by the oil industry against ethanol is the fant ... Continue reading

FIAT Introduces All-turbo 500 Lineup for 2018 at Chicago Auto Show

FIAT Introduces All-turbo 500 Lineup for 2018 at Chicago Auto Show

All 2018 Fiat 500 models now come standard with 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine and 33 percent more horsepower than last year’s model 2018 Fiat 500 Pop and Lounge offer standard performance braking system and suspension, ParkView rear backup camera, sport spoiler and additional exterior upgrades High-performance, tra ... Continue reading

Customized 2019 Ram 1500 Unveiled At 2018 Chicago Auto Show

Customized 2019 Ram 1500 Unveiled At 2018 Chicago Auto Show

Unique new Mopar Ram Rack adds all-purpose utility with safe and secure storage of lifestyle equipment and gear ... Continue reading

Researching A 10 Year Old Car?

Researching A 10 Year Old Car?

2007 Specs, 2007 Comparisons, 2007 prices, Reviews Of 2007 Cars and Trucks, Because Every Used Car is New To Someone ... Continue reading

Sirius Group Closes on $300 Million Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

Sirius Group Closes on $300 Million Senior Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 9, 2018 -- Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Stinger - 2018 Motorweek Drivers’ Choice Award Winner

2018 Kia Stinger - 2018 Motorweek Drivers’ Choice Award Winner

The Kia Stinger has been named as Best of the Year in MotorWeek’s 2018 Drivers’ Choice Awards, the top honor given among the 14-category program. The accolade is just the latest in a long string of acknowledgments for Stinger, which went on sale late last year and is redefining a staid sport sedan segment previousl ... Continue reading

Expanding Penske Used Car Only Stores Gets Company Attention

Expanding Penske Used Car Only Stores Gets Company Attention

Bloomfield Hills MI February 8, 2018; Penske Automotive Group Inc. plans to expand its CarSense used-only operation by building and opening stores in three U.S. markets within 12 to 18 months, reported Automotive News. The nation's second-largest car dealership group owns land in the Phoenix area where it intends to sp ... Continue reading

Jaguar Land Rover North America Honors Top Retailers With Prestigious Excellence Awards

Jaguar Land Rover North America Honors Top Retailers With Prestigious Excellence Awards

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC is proud to announce the 32 U.S. retailer winners of the 2017/18 Pride of Jaguar and Land Rover Pinnacle Retailer Excellence Awards. The Pride of Jaguar and Land Rover Pinnacle Awards are given annually to retailers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and the Jaguar and ... Continue reading

New Volkswagen Touareg - Leading the Way

New Volkswagen Touareg - Leading the Way

Volkswagen is kicking off the new automotive year with the world premiere of the new Touareg. The brand's flagship is the next milestone in the largest model campaign by Volkswagen. ... Continue reading

Make a Powerful Style Statement: BMW Showcases BMW Lifestyle Collection at Auto Expo 2018

Make a Powerful Style Statement: BMW Showcases BMW Lifestyle Collection at Auto Expo 2018

BMW India has launched its latest range of original BMW Lifestyle Collection for automotive enthusiasts in India. The BMW Lifestyle Collection includes a wide range of new clothing, accessories and robust luggage series. ... Continue reading

The Advent of Flying Cars and the Road Ahead

The Advent of Flying Cars and the Road Ahead

New Frost & Sullivan Webinar Provides Expert Insights on Companies Poised to Transform the Way We Travel. Increasing traffic congestion across mega cities and large urban centers, coupled with the resulting loss to the economy, is driving the need for more efficient modes of urban transportation. ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan - Fun and Smart Review By Larry Nutson

Not to confuse you, but the current 5-passenger Tiguan will continue to be offered for at least a couple years. Rebadged as the Tiguan Limited, the product program for this model will be simplified in terms of features and options, and pricing will reflect a strong value position for a buyer. ... Continue reading

2018 Volvo XC60 Rocky Mountain Review +VIDEO By Dan Poler

2018 Volvo XC60 Rocky Mountain Review +VIDEO By Dan Poler

Volvo’s XC60 has been completely redesigned for 2018, a much-needed update to the line. And the update has been beautifully executed as with most of Volvo’s recent releases. The exterior of the vehicle looks quintessentially Volvo but feels more designed by artists than by engineers. ... Continue reading

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