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BMW Says It Like It Is - Pulls The Plug On EV Fairy Tales

BMW Says It Like It Is - Pulls The Plug On EV Fairy Tales

Editor's Note June 27, 2019; A report from Automotive News quotes BMW Group board member for development, Klaus Frohlich declaring that the diesel engine still has at least 20 more years, and the gasoline engine, at least 30 years. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion? Or Just A Modern Iteration Of The Dutch Tulip Mania

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion? Or Just A Modern Iteration Of The Dutch Tulip Mania

The EV facts in this editorial provide evidence that Electric Vehicles were never, are not now, nor will they become a meaningful alternative to replace the nearly 300 million gasoline drinking vehicles on America's roads within the next 200 years, thus keeping America beholden to OPEC and the Big Oil mafia while China ... Continue reading

Attitude at Altitude: One-off Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Concept Aims for the Top of Pikes Peak

Attitude at Altitude: One-off Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Concept Aims for the Top of Pikes Peak

June 27, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The world-renowned Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado is all about challenges. ... Continue reading

2019 Austrian Grand Prix - Sunday

2019 Austrian Grand Prix - Sunday

Spielberg Valtteri finishes third with Lewis in fifth in the heat of Austria Valtteri came home in P3 to score his third podium at the Austrian GP in his 50th race for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. ... Continue reading

Auto Channel Exclusive: See Greenest Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles (2019-2000), Includes MPG, Air Pollution Score and Greenhouse Gas Score

Auto Channel Exclusive: See Greenest Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles (2019-2000), Includes MPG, Air Pollution Score and Greenhouse Gas Score

This Green Vehicle Guide will help you find the most fuel-efficient (MPG) car or truck that meets your vehicle needs. ... Continue reading

Weekly Auto News Wrap-up +VIDEO Week Ending June 29, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Weekly Auto News Wrap-up +VIDEO Week Ending June 29, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Most American Car; FCA What's New?; Car Depression?; EV Profit Desert; Power Prediction; Cheerio EV's In London; Waymo Partnership?; ADAS Equipment Really Helping; Ford Europe 12,000 RIF; Porsche Recall; Great Race Racing; Mitsubishi Going South; Dodge Serious About Pikes Peak ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

Our introduction to the XC40 involved a circuit around Austin visiting a variety of craftspeople who helped the Volvo folks flesh out the story of its design philosophy. ... Continue reading

2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec Review by David Colman - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec Review by David Colman - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

Acura's design language has reformulated its grammar for 2019. Thankfully gone is the battleship prow that has characterized all Acuras of the recent past. ... Continue reading

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

There are two variations of the new XT4, each built for a different audiences. They are the Luxury or Premium Luxury models, and the Sport. The Luxury edition, starting at $37,790 (which we didn’t test), is available in front wheel drive (FWD) and all wheel drive (AWD). AWD is a stand-alone $2,500 option that was fit ... Continue reading

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