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2022 Infiniti QX55 - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Infiniti QX55 - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Infiniti QX55-Sloping rooflines are what’s happening in the world of premium utility vehicles. And, Infiniti is right there in the mix with its all-new coupe-like QX55 Having arrived in U.S. dealers this spring, the QX55 is dramatically styled and comes standard with 20-inch wheels, all-wheel drive, a 268-HP tur ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review By Larry Nutson

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Review By Larry Nutson

As things would have it my expected drive of the all-new 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz went awry. On the invite of Hyundai I was to travel to San Francisco and then on to Palo Alto. ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Tucson First Drive - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Hyundai Tucson First Drive - Review by Larry Nutson

I just drove the new Tucson in Tucson. Yes, notwithstanding the Covid-19 pandemic, travel can be done with low risk. ... Continue reading

2022 Honda Civic 2.0L 4dr Sport - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Honda Civic 2.0L 4dr Sport - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

The Best New Car Deal In Town? Honda has come up with the perfect ride for your son or daughter's first new car. It will even work wonders for you. ... Continue reading

2022 Acura MDX - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Acura MDX - Review by Larry Nutson

Acura was the first Japanese luxury brand in the U.S. arriving on our shores 35 years ago in 1986. The first vehicle models they sold were two-door and four-door sedans. ... Continue reading

2022 Acura MDX-SH AWD Advance - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Acura MDX-SH AWD Advance - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

A revamped and stiffened platform increases width and length by 2 inches, and stretches the wheelbase by 2.8 inches. That reconfiguration confers spacious luxury status on second-row passengers and makes the tilt-down third-row bench a more useful and attractive feature. ... Continue reading

2022 VW Taos 1.5T SEL Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 VW Taos 1.5T SEL Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 VW Taos 1.5T SEL review by Mark Fulmer The New Kid in the VW SUV Family Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The subcompact SUV world has a new kid from the folks at Volkswagen who know how to design and engineer small vehicles. First of all you begin with a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-four and an eight-speed automatic ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Taos 1.5T SEL - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Volkswagen Taos 1.5T SEL - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

VW's ever-expanding SUV family is starting to look like those generational rear window decals showing baby at one end and gramps at the other. For 2022, VW's new baby is the Taos, which slots into the leadoff spot formerly occupied by the Tiguan. ... Continue reading

2022 Volkswagen Taos Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Volkswagen Taos Review by Larry Nutson

Volkswagen has a new model in its lineup. It’s the entirely new 2022 Taos subcompact utility vehicle (UV). Actually, the Taos replaces the Golf hatchback in VW’s lineup. ... Continue reading

2022 Kia Carnival - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Kia Carnival - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Kia Carnival Family focused By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8208) Kia has discontinued its Sedona minivan. Replacing the Sedona in Kia’s model lineup is the entirely new 2022 Kia Carnival. ... Continue reading

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

When you think Mitsubishi what is the first thing that comes to mind? For me it's the Pajero (a Montero to most of us) that was known as the 'King of the Desert' for winning the Paris-Dakar Rally twelve times. Then there was the Eclipse, GT3000 VR4, and who can forget the Evolution? But Mitsubishi also built some 4-doo ... Continue reading

2022 Jeep Compass Review By Larry Nutson

2022 Jeep Compass Review By Larry Nutson

Just recently I got more than another look at the 2022 Compass. I climbed into the driver’s seat right behind the steering wheel and took the Compass for a drive to experience it all for myself. Jeep brought the new Compass to the Midwest Automotive Association 2021 Rally at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. T ... Continue reading

2022 Genesis G70 - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2022 Genesis G70 - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

It's been a long time coming. Was it worth the wait? ... Continue reading

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI today announced that their companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America. Targeted to start in 2025, the plant aims to have an initial annual production capacity of 23 gigawatt hours, with the abil ... Continue reading

2022 GMC Sierra Official Preview and Trim Details +VIDEO

2022 GMC Sierra Official Preview and Trim Details +VIDEO

The lineup is led by the new Sierra Denali Ultimate trim, the most advanced and luxuriously appointed Denali model ever and the most advanced and luxurious pickup in its class. ... Continue reading

Pennzoil The Pioneer Web Site Sponsor (1995) Of The Auto Channel To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans If Joey Logano Wins Kobalt 400

Pennzoil The Pioneer Web Site Sponsor (1995) Of The Auto Channel To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans If Joey Logano Wins Kobalt 400

Pennzoil® To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans With Joey Logano Win At Kobalt 400 Logano Races to Bring the No. 22 Pennzoil Platinum Ford Fusion to Victory Lane for Charity HOUSTON, March 5, 2015; As Joey Logano heads into the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, he'll be racing for more than the c ... Continue reading

Half Of Automotive Advertising To Shift To Digital - 20 Years Later

Half Of Automotive Advertising To Shift To Digital - 20 Years Later

This year, for the first time, more than half of those dollars will be spent on digital media. The local newspaper’s auto advertising bonanza is long gone. ... Continue reading

Hi Mel Karmazin - It's Me Bob Gordon

Hi Mel Karmazin - It's Me Bob Gordon

Hi Mel... Its me Bob Gordon...I just put up a story featuring an interview on SiriusXM and I thought of you. I am still in Louisville and still publishing The Auto Channel.com (Since 1995) I work 6 days a week and have my man-cave office to go to. ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Awarded Best Pickup Truck by the Washington Automotive Press Association

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Awarded Best Pickup Truck by the Washington Automotive Press Association

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2021 -- The Hyundai Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle has been recognized as Best Pickup Truck for its design and utility by members of the Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA). WAPA members evaluated more than 20 new vehicles at their recent October Fall Rally in North Be ... Continue reading

All Commercial Truck Segments Strong as Fourth Quarter Begins, J.D. Power Finds

All Commercial Truck Segments Strong as Fourth Quarter Begins, J.D. Power Finds

McLEAN, Va.--With auction pricing jumping notably and retail pricing continuing its record-breaking trajectory, the sky’s the limit for the Class 8 market, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported in the October 2021 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update. The medium duty market was ... Continue reading

Aurora Makes Major Progress in 2021 Toward Commercializing Self-Driving Technology

Aurora Makes Major Progress in 2021 Toward Commercializing Self-Driving Technology

PITTSBURGH--Through its cutting-edge technology and industry-leading partnerships, self-driving company Aurora is building a generational business that aims to transform how goods and people move through the world. In 2021 alone, the company has made major advancements toward delivering its vision for how self-driving ... Continue reading

Autoliv: Financial Report July - September 2021

Autoliv: Financial Report July - September 2021

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 22, 2021 --  (SSE: ALIV.sdb) Q3 2021: Accelerating global supply chain disruptions Financial highlights Q3 2021 $1,847m net sales12% organic sales decline*5.4% operating margin5.6% adjusted operating margin*$0.68 EPS - a decrease of $0.44$0.73 adjusted EPS* - a decrease of $0.75 Full year 2021 ind ... Continue reading

CANGO Auto View: Worldwide Chip Shortage's Effects on the Auto Industry

CANGO Auto View: Worldwide Chip Shortage's Effects on the Auto Industry

SHANGHAI, Oct. 22, 2021 -- Cango Inc. ("Cango" or the "Company") is issuing a bi-monthly industry insight publication called "CANGO Auto View" to bring readers, drivers and passengers up to speed on the automobile market's emerging trends. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Fluids Market worth $8,644 million by 2030 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Electric Vehicle Fluids Market worth $8,644 million by 2030 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2021 -- According to the new market research report "Electric Vehicle Fluids Market by Product Type (Engine oil, Coolants, Transmission Fluids, and Greases), Vehicle type (On-highway vehicle, Off-highway vehicle), Propulsion Type (Hybrid EV, Battery EV), Fill Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2030 ... Continue reading

Global Car Care Products Market Growth and Forecasts to 2027: North America Forecast to be Largest Regional Market

Global Car Care Products Market Growth and Forecasts to 2027: North America Forecast to be Largest Regional Market

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2021 -- The "Global Car Care Products Market by Product Type (Cleaning & Washing, Polishing & Waxing, Sealing Glaze & Coating), Application (Interior, Exterior), Consumption, Solvent (Water, Foam-based), Vehicle Type, Distribution Channel & Region - Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAn ... Continue reading

Global Fluid and Lubricants for Electric Vehicle Market Analysis 2021: BEVs to Dominate with Largest Share, PHEVs to Witness Highest CAGR During 2021-26 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Fluid and Lubricants for Electric Vehicle Market Analysis 2021: BEVs to Dominate with Largest Share, PHEVs to Witness Highest CAGR During 2021-26 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Fluid and Lubricants for Electric Vehicle Market Analysis, 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The emergence of Electric Vehicles (EVs) & Hybrids has led to a profound shift in the automotive industry globally. ... Continue reading

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists for 2022 Green Car of the Year's All-Electric Field, Other High-Profile Green Car Awards

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists for 2022 Green Car of the Year's All-Electric Field, Other High-Profile Green Car Awards

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2021 -- Green Car Journal has announced finalists for six award categories in its prestigious 2022 Green Car Awards™ program, including the industry's coveted Green Car of the Year®. Finalists for the magazine's signature 2022 Green Car of the Year award are the Audi Q4 e-tron, BMW i4, Kia EV6, ... Continue reading

Helbiz Launches E-Scooters and E-Bikes in Flint, Michigan

Helbiz Launches E-Scooters and E-Bikes in Flint, Michigan

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Helbiz Launches E-Scooters and E-Bikes in Flint, Michigan (Photo: Business Wire) Helbiz Launches E-Scooters and E-Bikes in Flint, Michigan (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FLINT, Mich.--Helbiz Inc. , a global leader in micro-mob ... Continue reading

Indian Automotive Electronics Market Report 2021: Strategic Partnership and Government Initiatives Boost Future Growth Potential - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Indian Automotive Electronics Market Report 2021: Strategic Partnership and Government Initiatives Boost Future Growth Potential - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Indian Automotive Electronics Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Continuous innovation and development in the automotive industry have made electronics an inevitable part of the transition from conventional mechanical systems to electronic systems. ... Continue reading

Insights on the Convertible Baby Car Seat Global Market to 2026 - by Sales Channel, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Insights on the Convertible Baby Car Seat Global Market to 2026 - by Sales Channel, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Convertible Baby Car Seat Market Overview, 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A child car seat, or a child restraint system, a child seat, a seat designed specifically to protect children from injury or death during vehicle collisions. ... Continue reading

Last Mile Delivery Market to Grow at a CAGR of 15.06% by 2025 |Evolving Opportunities with DSV Panalpina AS & FedEx Corp. |17000+ Technavio Reports

Last Mile Delivery Market to Grow at a CAGR of 15.06% by 2025 |Evolving Opportunities with DSV Panalpina AS & FedEx Corp. |17000+ Technavio Reports

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 -- The last mile delivery market is set to grow by USD 146.96 billion from 2021 to 2025, progressing at a CAGR of 15.06% as per the latest market report by Technavio. ... Continue reading

NASA Completes Mega-Moon Rocket Stacking, Invites Media to Learn More

NASA Completes Mega-Moon Rocket Stacking, Invites Media to Learn More

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2021 -- NASA has completed stacking of the agency's mega-Moon rocket and spacecraft that will launch the next generation of deep space operations, including Artemis missions on and around the Moon. ... Continue reading

Opportunities in the Global Brake System Market to 2026: 4.9% CAGR Forecast, with Market Set to Reach USD 26.5 billion by 2026

Opportunities in the Global Brake System Market to 2026: 4.9% CAGR Forecast, with Market Set to Reach USD 26.5 billion by 2026

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2021 -- The "Brake System Market by Type, Technology, On & Off-Highway Vehicle, OHV Brake, Actuation and Region - Global Forecast to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

UOE® Completes Construction of Massive New Drive-In LED Screen

UOE® Completes Construction of Massive New Drive-In LED Screen

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2021 -- Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment® — After more than a year of design, planning, permitting and building, the largest Drive-In LED Screen on the West Coast made its debut at Rooftop Cinema Club's THE DRIVE-UP AT SANTA MONICA AIRPORT. ... Continue reading

Worldwide Combination Baby Car Seat Industry to 2026 - Key Drivers and Challenges - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Worldwide Combination Baby Car Seat Industry to 2026 - Key Drivers and Challenges - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Combination Baby Car Seat Market Overview, 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A child car seat, or a child restraint system, a child seat, a seat designed specifically to protect children from injury or death during vehicle collisions. ... Continue reading

ExtremeTerrain’s “Throttle Out” Video Targets Serious Trail Enthusiasts with Jeep Rubicon JL

ExtremeTerrain’s “Throttle Out” Video Targets Serious Trail Enthusiasts with Jeep Rubicon JL

ExtremeTerrain (XT) helps JL owners level up their off-roading with the release of their newest “Throttle Out” YouTube episode. Hosted by Eric Donaldson, the video recommends 5 of the best trail-ready mods for the Recon edition of the Jeep Rubicon JL. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Tacoma Limited 4X4 Double Cab Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Toyota Tacoma Limited 4X4 Double Cab Review by David Colman +VIDEO

To make your life even more complicated, the 2021 Tacoma is available in 33 different configurations, with base prices ranging from $26,150 for a 4 cylinder SR Access Cab to $46,780 for a TRD Pro Double Cab. ... Continue reading

2021 Jeep Gladiator Trail Rated - Review by Larry Nutson

2021 Jeep Gladiator Trail Rated - Review by Larry Nutson

A whopping 2.9 million pickups were sold in the U.S. last year, making up roughly 20% of the entire auto market, according to Cox Automotive. Full size and midsize pickups are offered by eight different brands. ... Continue reading

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