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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Kevin Kalkhoven Racer, Passes

Kevin Kalkhoven Racer, Passes

Remembrance From Andrew Franl; In Kevin Kalkhoven, motor racing lost one of its giants, family Frankl lost a great personal friend. Only a couple of years ago we were skiing together with his lovely wife Kimm in California’s Northstar resort where his family lived. ... Continue reading

2024 Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pick-up Rated 400 Miles, Revealed

2024 Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pick-up Rated 400 Miles, Revealed

DETROIT January 5, 2022; Today, Chevrolet introduced the 2024 Silverado EV — the reimagining of the brand’s best-selling nameplate, packed with the power and capability expected of Chevy Trucks, offering: Expected GM-estimated 400-mile range1 on a full charge offered on Work Truck (WT) and RST Up to 664 horsepower ... Continue reading

Latest 911 GT3 now available to drive at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles

Latest 911 GT3 now available to drive at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles

Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 05, 2022 -- A new thrill awaits customers of the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles: The new 911 GT3, among the most exciting and rewarding cars Porsche makes, has joined the fleet available for customers at both driver development courses. ... Continue reading

PR Release Freebies Match The Brand Impact Of Paid-For TV - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Paying For What You Get

PR Release Freebies Match The Brand Impact Of Paid-For TV - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Paying For What You Get

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

FORD IN Q4 2021; Ford Sales Down 14.5%, Lincoln Sales Down 50.5% In Spite Of Heavy TV Advertising

FORD IN Q4 2021; Ford Sales Down 14.5%, Lincoln Sales Down 50.5% In Spite Of Heavy TV Advertising

Click here for full press release PDF DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 5, 2022 – Ford Motor Company today reported its December 2021 U.S. sales results. ... Continue reading

Novel hybrid fuel cell system reliably sealed

Novel hybrid fuel cell system reliably sealed

With the help of VOSS Lok 40: AE Driven Solutions drives hydrogen innovation forward Startup AE Driven Solutions has developed an ambient fuel cell system based on the range extender principle. It facilitates emission-free operation over a distance of up to 400 km. ... Continue reading

Nissan Ethanol Fuel Cell Announced in 2016

Nissan Ethanol Fuel Cell Announced in 2016

Nissan announces development of the world's first SOFC-powered vehicle system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power YOKOHAMA, Japan June 14, 2016; Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric powe ... Continue reading

Chrysler Unveils Airflow Concept at CES 2022; Announces Plan for Brand's First Battery-electric Vehicle by 2025, All-electric Lineup by 2028 +VIDEO

Chrysler Unveils Airflow Concept at CES 2022; Announces Plan for Brand's First Battery-electric Vehicle by 2025, All-electric Lineup by 2028 +VIDEO

The Chrysler brand is revealing the Chrysler Airflow Concept at CES 2022, giving a glimpse at the leading-edge drive-system technology, fully connected customer experiences and advanced mobility features — wrapped in inspiring, dynamic design — which will fuel the Chrysler brand’s future. ... Continue reading

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport - Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

Yes, this years limited edition of the Lexus IS 500 has re-activated one of its veteran players - the legendary V8. It is limited in the sense that only 500 will be made and only for the North American market. The baritonal rumble is still there, growling out "Hey Look at me!" as one pulls into a gas station for the se ... Continue reading

How Auto Retailers Can Market Cars to Generation Z

How Auto Retailers Can Market Cars to Generation Z

A whole 92% of Generation Zers are yet to buy their own cars--in case you needed any proof that many sales opportunities exist for auto retailers in this market. As with any other buyer, the first thing to do before you start selling cars to Gen Zers is to find out what they want, and most importantly, how to get their ... Continue reading

The Real Story On Electric Vehicles - UPDATED WITH ADDED COMMENTARY

The Real Story On Electric Vehicles - UPDATED WITH ADDED COMMENTARY

Are EVs the future of automobiles? Probably. Do we need EVs? NO! Here's why. ... Continue reading

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