The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

March 2019

Select Another Month

Monday, March 11, 2019

2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury Priced from $53,690

2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury Priced from $53,690

Detroit – Cadillac’s first-ever XT6 will offer one of the segment’s strongest rosters of standard features and safety and driver assistance technologies, with a starting price of $53,690 (including destination charge)1, for the Premium Luxury FWD model. The lineup also includes the XT6 Sport, with standard Sport ... Continue reading

GM Certifies AirPro Diagnostics Meets Its Requirements for Collision Repairers

GM Certifies AirPro Diagnostics Meets Its Requirements for Collision Repairers

General Motors engineers at its Global Technical Center in Warren, MI, tested the AirPro scan tool utilizing GM GDS 2 software and certified that the AirPro system meets GM requirements for their network of collision repairers. AirPro Diagnostics is the industry leader in remote OEM diagnostic scanning, programming, sa ... Continue reading

Yamaha Motor and Fujitsu Begin IoT-based Field Trial to Improve Sailing Performance for 470 Class Events

Yamaha Motor and Fujitsu Begin IoT-based Field Trial to Improve Sailing Performance for 470 Class Events

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited will conduct an IoT-based field trial to improve the performance of the 470 (Four-Seventy), a type of small dinghy used in sailing competitions. ... Continue reading

Indian Motorcycle, Jack Daniel’s® & Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Celebrate American Craftsmanship With Limited Edition Indian Springfield® Dark Horse®

Indian Motorcycle, Jack Daniel’s® & Klock Werks Kustom Cycles Celebrate American Craftsmanship With Limited Edition Indian Springfield® Dark Horse®

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Springfield Dark Horse (Photo: Business Wire) MINNEAPOLIS--Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Jack Daniel’s, America’s first registered distillery, today introduced the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Springf ... Continue reading

2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport Review By John Heilig

2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 237 hp @ 5,000 rpm/258 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.4 in. ... Continue reading

1951 VOLKSWAGEN ROMETSCH BEESKOW WINS TOP HONOR FOR CUSTOM COACHWORK AT THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

1951 VOLKSWAGEN ROMETSCH BEESKOW WINS TOP HONOR FOR CUSTOM COACHWORK AT THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

The People’s Car made its bow at one of the most prestigious collector-car events in the world on Sunday, March 10th, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, and wowed the thousands of enthusiasts who attended the event. Most car enthusiasts know about the humble Beetle, the Golf, and the Microbus, but the class of ... Continue reading

Cox Automotive: This Week In Car Buying

Cox Automotive: This Week In Car Buying

This Week in Car Buying: Cadillac prices 2020 XT6; 2019 Hyundai Kona Iron Man bows; Last call for V12 S-Class; Transaction prices jump by Matt DeLorenzo Cox Automotive Atlanta GA March 8, 2019; Cadillac has released pricing for its new 3-row crossover SUV positioned between the XT5 and Escalade. The 2020 Cadillac XT6 w ... Continue reading

U.S. Car Dealers Optimistic Despite Falling Sales

U.S. Car Dealers Optimistic Despite Falling Sales

According to data from the Q1 2019 Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index (CADSI) released today, U.S. auto dealer sentiment rebounded this quarter from the low level recorded in the last quarter of 2018, but the overall current market index remained in negative territory. The current market index rose to 48, up from 44 ... Continue reading

Sounds Like A Tie-Breaker: All-New Hyundai Sonata's Bose Premium Sound System Available Soon

Sounds Like A Tie-Breaker: All-New Hyundai Sonata's Bose Premium Sound System Available Soon

Hyundai Motor announced that the new generation Sonata, scheduled to go on sale later this month, will also be available with the Bose Premium sound system created by Hyundai and Bose engineers to provide an exceptional audio experience to customers. ... Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Premier Review By John Heilig

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Premier Review By John Heilig

The Chevy Tahoe is a large, luxurious SUV with the comfort of a large sedan and the utility of a major cargo carrier. ... Continue reading

Porsche celebrates “50 years of the 917”

Porsche celebrates “50 years of the 917”

Return of the 917-001 and more than 7,795 PS-powered special exhibition Stuttgart, Germany. One of the strongest number sequences ever produced by Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: the Porsche 917. ... Continue reading

Chinese NEV market overview 2018

Chinese NEV market overview 2018

LMC reported that China’s New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market thrived in 2018, supported by the subsidies already in place, coupled with the advent of the new dual-credit system. We estimate that total output and sales exceeded 1.05 million units and 1.08 million units, respectively, last year. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL COMPLETE DETAILS - March 11, 2019; Subaru; BMW; Jaguar; Mazda; Fiat; Acura; Audi; RAM; Land Rover; Volvo; Bentley; Trucks; RV's; Trailers

NHTSA RECALL COMPLETE DETAILS - March 11, 2019; Subaru; BMW; Jaguar; Mazda; Fiat; Acura; Audi; RAM; Land Rover; Volvo; Bentley; Trucks; RV's; Trailers

NHTSA RECALLS : Subaru; BMW; Jaguar; Mazda; Fiat; Audi; RAM; Rover; Volvo; Bentley; Proterra, Hino; KYMCO; Winnebago; Heartland; Trail King; Forest River; Global Bus; Spartan; Mack Truck; Stoughton; Keystone; Gillig; Lifeline ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

The compact crossover SUV segment is a very lucrative playing ground for an auto maker and one of the hottest segments in the marketplace. Volvo, not to be left on the sidelines. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

When it comes to automobiles, I am schizophrenic. My demographic group and my hair color lead me to large, comfortable American sedans. However, I was weaned on small British sports cars and the thrill of driving a fun small car is still in my blood. AGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota Avalon Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota Avalon Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota Avalon Flagship with more excitement By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The restaurant parking valet handed me the keys to a Toyota. “I’m driving a Lexus” said I. He looked at me in puzzlement. ... Continue reading

Search The Auto Channel

The Auto Channel content library (since 1996) has grown to become the world’s most extensive and complete interactive archive of automotive centric news, articles, reviews and intense event coverage, presented to viewers as Text, Video and Images.

The Auto Channel Content by Topic

Vehicle manufacturers and alt fuels.