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Mitsubishi Motors Delivers Outlander PHEV and i-MiEV to Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Philippines

Mitsubishi Motors Delivers Outlander PHEV and i-MiEV to Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Philippines

Mitsubishi Motors Delivers Outlander PHEV and i-MiEV to Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Philippines ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

But Fiat is back, and their latest venture into sports cars is the 124 Spider. Now, I remember a Fiat 124 from “back in the day.” It was a 2+2 open-top sporty car and it was the first car I ever earned a perfect score in during a rally. Sadly, my navigator never actually registered us, so we missed out on a great p ... Continue reading

Boeing donates $1 million to six nonprofits at the Warrior Games

Boeing donates $1 million to six nonprofits at the Warrior Games

CHICAGO, July 1, 2017 -- Boeing today announced a $1 million donation to benefit six nonprofit organizations providing rehabilitation and well-being services for veteran and civilian groups, globally. The announcement was made in conjunction with Boeing's sponsorship of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games tak ... Continue reading

Be Careful Out There: Nearly 600 People Are Estimated To Be Killed in Car Crashes During July 4 Holiday Period

Be Careful Out There: Nearly 600 People Are Estimated To Be Killed in Car Crashes During July 4 Holiday Period

ITASCA, Ill., June 29, 2017 National Safety Council calculations indicate 582 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday period, and an additional 66,900 may be seriously injured in crashes.i It is the highest estimate the Council has issued since 2006 for a four-day July 4 holiday per ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 KIA NIRO REVIEW

2017 Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 KIA NIRO REVIEW

I drove a 2017 Kia Niro with the 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine paired to an electric motor and lithium Ion polymer battery for 139 total horsepower. Available in five trims – the base FE, LX, EX, Touring Launch Edition and Touring – my Touring test drive featured the following standard features: leather seat trim; ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review - 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV Review +VIDEO By Dan Poler

2017 Car Review - 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV Review +VIDEO By Dan Poler

Our test unit came in Brillant Blue Metallic. The color is a real head-turner, not an overly bright blue, but noticeable enough to stand out against the blacks, whites, beiges and maroons of everyday. Combined with the more aggressive styling such as brushed aluminum running boards and 21” AMG twin 6-spoke wheels, it ... Continue reading

Bloated Inventories, Rising Incentives Signal Auto Market May Have Reached Peak SUV

Bloated Inventories, Rising Incentives Signal Auto Market May Have Reached Peak SUV

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 28, 2017 -- After five straight years of market share gains, the SUV segment may be poised for a slowdown, according to a new analysis from Edmunds, the leading car shopping and information platform. While incentive spending overall is up 23 percent so far in 2017 compared to 2016, incentives ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

One of the most engaging midsize sedans. At the premium Grand Touring level, it’s a worthy alternative to a more-expensive luxury-brand sedan DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Mazda's flagship Mazda6 sedan embodies the Japanese manufacturer's passion for the automobile in a class filled with notably non-passionat ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday July 1, 2017

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday July 1, 2017

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

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