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Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups...Detroit Wants to Build Big...So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

Americans Want Big Cars and Pickups...Detroit Wants to Build Big...So Let's Have Big...BUT! (Originally Published April 2009)

By Bob Gordon and Marc Rauch, Co-Publishers and owners of The Auto Channel. Spacious, roomy, profitable big vehicles; it’s what the people want and it’s what the American car makers want to build. According to all reports in recent years (before the depression really hit), GM, Ford and Chrysler made all t ... Continue reading

Mazda Reveals All-New CX-50

Mazda Reveals All-New CX-50

IRVINE, Calif. (November 15, 2021) – Mazda North American Operations today hosted the virtual world premiere of the first-ever Mazda CX-50. ... Continue reading

Just Delivered Lucid Air EV Named Motortrend Car Of The Year - Huh!

Just Delivered Lucid Air EV Named Motortrend Car Of The Year - Huh!

MotorTrend announced today that the Lucid Air has won the 2022 MotorTrend Car of the Year, the first instance in which the initial product from a new automotive brand has been awarded the “Golden Calipers.”MotorTrend’s Car of the Year award is considered one of the most prestigious in the automotive industry. The ... Continue reading

Just Launched EV Named Motortrend car Of The Year

Just Launched EV Named Motortrend car Of The Year

Lucid’s first EV earns coveted award, recognizing Lucid Air’s unrivaled combination of efficiency, performance, and luxury with EV powertrain technology developed and manufactured entirely in-house<picture><source srcset= ... Continue reading

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) November 15, 2021

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) November 15, 2021

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

The End Of The Internal Combustion Engine? Really? SPECIAL GUEST EDITORIAL

The End Of The Internal Combustion Engine? Really? SPECIAL GUEST EDITORIAL

There is an article in this month’s (January 2020) Fortune magazine, an opinion piece by Christina Figueres, that is titled “WE’LL WITNESS THE END OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE ERA” in the 2020s . That’s a pretty bold statement. And it’s not one I agree with. ... Continue reading

Lower Carbon Emissions? Mazda Gets It - Its Not The Engine, Change The Fuel - Mazda to Participate in Motor Sports Race Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

Lower Carbon Emissions? Mazda Gets It - Its Not The Engine, Change The Fuel - Mazda to Participate in Motor Sports Race Powered by Next-Generation Biodiesel Fuel

In efforts to realize carbon neutrality, Mazda Motor Corporation aims to popularize the use of next-generation biodiesel fuels and will participate in the Super Taikyu Race in Okayama to be held at the Okayama International Circuit on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday Nov. ... Continue reading

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America (Originally Published April 23, 2009)

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America (Originally Published April 23, 2009)

Big Cars with Choice, Not Small Cars Without Choice Is What's Good for America. How can the elimination of the old fashioned self-serving three letter abbreviation ... Continue reading

Toyota Says "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota Says "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

While the 2021 G80 may carry the same nameplate as last year's Genesis mid-size luxury sedan, it is in fact built on a completely new platform which it shares with the company's first-ever SUV, the GV80. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Sequoia 4x4 Nightshade Special Edition - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Toyota Sequoia 4x4 Nightshade Special Edition - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

The spacious Sequoia that will keep your whole family coming back month after month for this do-it-all home on wheels ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Kona - Review by Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2021 Hyundai Kona - Review by Thom Cannell +VIDEO

What would you say if I told you there was an all-wheel drive, 4-5 passenger compact SUV equipped with a heads-up display (HUD), sophisticated navigation, automatic wipers, automatic high beams, steering wheel controls that are intuitive rather than confusing, with an automatic HVAC system, Qi charger for your smartpho ... Continue reading

2021 Ram 1500 TRX Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Ram 1500 TRX Review By Larry Nutson

The American horsepower war and the American pickup war have become one, so to speak. Ram has answered Ford’s F-150 Raptor with the new 1500 TRX that features a supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 that makes 702-hp and 650 pounds-feet of torque. ... Continue reading

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