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Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Federal Government Shutdown

Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Federal Government Shutdown

PLANO, Texas, January 2, 2019 – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the current federal government shutdown. This broad outreach includes any Toyota Financial Services (TFS) or Lexus Financial Services (LFS) customer financially burdened by the ... Continue reading

Lexus UX National marketing campaign titled “The New Frontier”

Lexus UX National marketing campaign titled “The New Frontier”

PLANO, Texas — Lexus unveiled a new marketing campaign to launch the first-ever 2019 UX, a luxury compact crossover. ... Continue reading

RK Motors: Award-Winning Pontiac Catalina Safari Custom and More Amazing Collector Cars

RK Motors: Award-Winning Pontiac Catalina Safari Custom and More Amazing Collector Cars

Ground-up build that was executed by renowned artist Max Grundy Displayed at SEMA 2013 and SEMA 2014 Featured in KUSTOM Magazine and Car Kulture Magazine Awarded Best of Show at Viva Las Vegas 2014 Correct 389 cubic inch Tempest V8 / MSD Atomic EFI Correct Hydra-Matic 4-speed automatic transmission Modern air condition ... Continue reading

BMW GROUP U.S. CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS CHANGES

BMW GROUP U.S. CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS CHANGES

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 4, 2019… Nikolai Glies, Vice President, Corporate Communications, BMW Group Americas Region, has announced that Kenn Sparks, Head of U.S. Corporate Communications is retiring today, January 4, 2019, after a nearly 20 year career with the BMW Group. As head of U.S. Corporate Communicatio ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors welcomes Westgate Triad Mitsubishi into growing dealer network

Mitsubishi Motors welcomes Westgate Triad Mitsubishi into growing dealer network

CYPRESS, Calif. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced a new addition to the North American dealer network – Westgate Triad Mitsubishi in Graham, N.C. The dealership opened its doors and welcomed the community in on November 6. ... Continue reading

2018 BMW 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid Review By Senior Editor John Heilig

2018 BMW 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid Review By Senior Editor John Heilig

Under gas power, this is pure BMW. Performance is quiet, almost leading you to believe that it’s on electric drive all the time. Almost no road noise intrudes into the cabin. This is what you expect from a 5 ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 5, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 5, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

2018 US Auto Sales; Dodge And Lego; Drive Home Driving; GM EV Sales Hits Tax Rebate Reduction; Tesla Cuts Prices; Waymo Attacks; Autonomous Survey; Ford Takata Recall; New GM President; Audi EV In Super Bowl; CES Automotive; RIP Chevrolet's Jim Perkins ... Continue reading

Infiniti QX Inspiration: SUV for the Electrified Era

Infiniti QX Inspiration: SUV for the Electrified Era

INFINITI will unveil its new QX Inspiration concept at the 2019 North American International Auto Show this month, previewing the brand’s electrified future. The new concept represents INFINITI’s plans for high-performance electrified vehicles, offering complete range confidence, while signalling a new era for INFI ... Continue reading

Toyota Research Institute Rolls Out P4 Automated Driving Test Vehicle at CES

Toyota Research Institute Rolls Out P4 Automated Driving Test Vehicle at CES

This week, the bright lights of Las Vegas will once again shine on the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) when it introduces the TRI-P4 automated driving test vehicle on Jan. 7 at CES®. The P4 is based on the all-new fifth-generation Lexus LS flagship sedan and will be used in TRI’s two-track Guardian and Chauffeur aut ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Review by David Colman +VIDEO

To the untutored eye, the 2019 Hyundai Veloster may look identical to the 2018 version of this quirky sport coupe. But in fact, Hyundai has completely revamped the underpinnings of the Veloster for 2019. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

I was in the audience on that day back in January when the original 1968 Mustang GT fastback that starred alongside Steve McQueen in the award-winning movie “Bullitt” drove onto Ford stage at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Molly McQueen, a third-generation member of the McQueen family, ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 A crossover for the sporty set. The usual approach for the introduction of a new vehicle to the automotive media is for an automaker to find a location with good driving roads, descent weather, reasonable access to an airport, and a suitable hotel as well as food. The launch program for the new 2019 BMW X4 ... Continue reading

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