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KIA K5 RECEIVES 2021 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARD

KIA K5 RECEIVES 2021 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS’ CHOICE AWARD

The Kia K5 has earned a 2021 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award, taking the win in the Best Family Sedan category. MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive magazine show, annually judges the best new cars and trucks of the year. ... Continue reading

Motorweek Presents 2021 Drivers Choice Awards +VIDEO

Motorweek Presents 2021 Drivers Choice Awards +VIDEO

Each year we roll out the red carpet for our annual Drivers' Choice Awards. These are the cars and trucks we would like to have parked in our driveway, or at least dream about owning if we won the lottery. ... Continue reading

Motorweek 2021 Driver's Choice Awards

Motorweek 2021 Driver's Choice Awards

Each year we roll out the red carpet for our annual Drivers' Choice Awards. These are the cars and trucks we would like to have parked in our driveway, or at least dream about owning if we won the lottery. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Wins Autotraitor Best New Car Honor

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Wins Autotraitor Best New Car Honor

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe One of Only Twelve Vehicles to Receive Award 2021 Model Now Offers Hybrid Propulsion with All-Wheel Drive Capability New, Upscale Santa Fe Calligraphy Edition Available FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 – Hyundai Santa Fe has received the Autotrader Best New Cars for 2021 accolade. ... Continue reading

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 First Edition Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 First Edition Review By Larry Nutson

The Land Rover brand was created from a drawing on a beach in 1947. Since that time Land Rover has been the choice of adventurers and expedition leaders around the world for more than 70 years. ... Continue reading

CITGO Corporation Refinances Debt

CITGO Corporation Refinances Debt

HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2021 -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation (the "Company") confirmed today it has completed its previously announced private offering of $650 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% senior secured notes due 2026 (the "notes"). The transaction was significantly oversubscribed, with participation from a b ... Continue reading

Alpha Motor Corporation Releases Launch Photo Gallery of The Striking Electric Jax™ Crossover Utility Vehicle

Alpha Motor Corporation Releases Launch Photo Gallery of The Striking Electric Jax™ Crossover Utility Vehicle

Alpha Motor Corporation has unveiled the new Electric Jax™, the automotive company's pure electric crossover utility vehicle. ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson to Auction 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing VIN 001 and CT4-V Blackwing VIN 001 for Charity During Scottsdale Auction

Barrett-Jackson to Auction 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing VIN 001 and CT4-V Blackwing VIN 001 for Charity During Scottsdale Auction

The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, announced today that VIN 001 of a pair of new exciting high-performance cars, the 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing (Lot #3002) and CT4-V Blackwing (Lot #3001), will be sold to benefit charity during the Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, March 20-27, 2021. One-hun ... Continue reading

Hyundai Santa Fe Wins Autotrader Best New Cars For 2021 Honor

Hyundai Santa Fe Wins Autotrader Best New Cars For 2021 Honor

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 -- Hyundai Santa Fe has received the Autotrader Best New Cars for 2021 accolade. ... Continue reading

Consumer Protection Coalition and National Insurance Crime Bureau Release PSAs on AOB Auto Glass Abuse

Consumer Protection Coalition and National Insurance Crime Bureau Release PSAs on AOB Auto Glass Abuse

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2021 -- The Consumer Protection Coalition (CPC) and National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced today they are jointly releasing two new video public service announcements (PSAs) warning consumers about Assignment of Benefits (AOB) auto glass fraud and abuse. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging, by Charging Infrastructure & DC Fast Charging - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging, by Charging Infrastructure & DC Fast Charging - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging (Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3), by Charging Infrastructure (Normal Charge, Type-2, CCS, CHAdeMO and Tesla Supercharger), DC Fast Charging (Fast & Ultra-fast) - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Th ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Mobility Study from Arthur D. Little highlights market uncertainty

Global Automotive Mobility Study from Arthur D. Little highlights market uncertainty

LONDON--Key findings include: • Overall demand for vehicles has fallen, with environmental considerations a key factor • Drivers are increasingly considering the move to electric, but choice and infrastructure remain issues • Enthusiasm for autonomous vehicles has dimmed, though China remains positive • Chinese ... Continue reading

Idaho National Laboratory validates 1000 charge-discharge cycles from Zenlabs' Silicon anode-based Lithium-ion cells

Idaho National Laboratory validates 1000 charge-discharge cycles from Zenlabs' Silicon anode-based Lithium-ion cells

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 -- Zenlabs Energy, an advanced lithium-ion cell company, announced that Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has successfully tested over 1,000 charge-discharge cycles from their high-energy Silicon anode pouch cells. ... Continue reading

Kia Niro EV es nombrado ganador de categoría en el nuevo estudio de J.D. Power sobre la experiencia de los propietarios de vehículos eléctricos

Kia Niro EV es nombrado ganador de categoría en el nuevo estudio de J.D. Power sobre la experiencia de los propietarios de vehículos eléctricos

IRVINE, California, 11 de febrero de 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El Kia Niro EV fue calificado como número uno entre las marcas de mercado masivo en el estudio de J.D. Power de 2021 sobre la experiencia de los propietarios de vehículos eléctricos, "Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study". Par ... Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Institute and The Mobility House Underscore Critical Role Charging Management Plays in Scaling Fleet Electrification

Rocky Mountain Institute and The Mobility House Underscore Critical Role Charging Management Plays in Scaling Fleet Electrification

ChargePilot allows fleet operators to manage the charging of electric transit, school bus, logistics, delivery and municipal fleet depots of all sizes through a secure local and cloud-based solution that is modular, scalable and hardware-agnostic. (Photo: Business Wire) The Mobility House’s Charging and Energy Manage ... Continue reading

SUV, Crossover & Pickup Truck Shoppers: Wait for Better Selection & Price Leverage

SUV, Crossover & Pickup Truck Shoppers: Wait for Better Selection & Price Leverage

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2021 -- In February, most Americans shopping for automobiles are seeing very limited selection -- and if they buy, they'll have little leverage in negotiating the price. According to fresh data from assisted commerce car buying app CoPilot, six of eight popular used vehicle categories are in scarce ... Continue reading

U.S. News Announces the Best Presidents Day Car Deals for 2021

U.S. News Announces the Best Presidents Day Car Deals for 2021

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2021 -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the best Presidents Day Car Deals for 2021. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Group teams up with Microsoft to accelerate the development of automated driving

Volkswagen Group teams up with Microsoft to accelerate the development of automated driving

WOLFSBURG, Germany and REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11, 2021 -- Volkswagen Group further strengthens its capabilities in the development of automated driving (AD) solutions. ... Continue reading

Advance Auto Parts, Team Penske Announce Innovative Partnership for 2021

Advance Auto Parts, Team Penske Announce Innovative Partnership for 2021

Advance will use its associate sponsorship of Ryan Blaney's No. 12 Ford to showcase NASCAR-sanctioned local short tracks across the United States and Canada that are part of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series. ... Continue reading

The Moral Case for Internal Combustion Engines Powered By Ethanol +VIDEO

The Moral Case for Internal Combustion Engines Powered By Ethanol +VIDEO

Efficiency, capability, accessibility, affordability, and clean mobility - even cleaner than electric motors! By Marc J. Rauch - Author of The Ethanol Papers* Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

Ford Joins Other Car Makers To Go Head To Head With Third-party On-line Used Car Disrupters (Carmax, Vroom, Carvana and Others) - Offers Shoppers Online Used Car Marketplace Option

Ford Joins Other Car Makers To Go Head To Head With Third-party On-line Used Car Disrupters (Carmax, Vroom, Carvana and Others) - Offers Shoppers Online Used Car Marketplace Option

Ford, in collaboration with its dealers, launches a used-vehicle digital marketplace that gives customers the best and widest selection of certified pre-owned Ford vehicles and the choice to shop online or in person ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Every once in a great while a car comes along that is so far ahead of the competition that it sets new standards for travel. 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible An extraordinary new benchmark By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL Every once in a great while a car comes along that is so far ahead of the co ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review by Larry Nutson

VW’s first midsize SUV, the three-row seven-seat 2018 Atlas came on the scene in mid-2017. It’s been widely well received and established as a viable entry in the midsize SUV segment. ... Continue reading

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