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NHTSA Safety Recalls Indexed May 20, 2019

NHTSA Safety Recalls Indexed May 20, 2019

NHTSA Recalls: BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Lotus, KME, Ford, Spartan, Nova Bus, Kenworth, AEV, Audi, Load Trail, Frontline, Horton, Peterbuilt, Proterra, Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, Lexus, Jayco, RAM, Pacifica, ... Continue reading

Official NHTSA Recall Notice: FCA Recalls 609,682 RAM and Pacifica Vehicles in US, 84,218 In Canada, Mexico And Outside NAFTA Region

Official NHTSA Recall Notice: FCA Recalls 609,682 RAM and Pacifica Vehicles in US, 84,218 In Canada, Mexico And Outside NAFTA Region

RECALL Statement: Power Lock Actuator Control Assembly May 17, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 410,351 U.S.-market pickup trucks to upgrade their tailgate locking mechanisms. ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

A practical daily driver in a visually stimulating package that you will love. It takes guts to revamp the biggest selling (non-pickup) passenger vehicle in the USA. But Toyota has undertaken the task for 2019 by redesigning the RAV4 from the ground up. ... Continue reading

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Widebody Review +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Widebody Review +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

They should call it the Wide-eye because that’s what happens when the throttle is pinned to the floorboard. The 797 horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye is basically a “detuned” Dodge Demon engine with some carryover features in a Hellcat Widebody. ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - First Drive by Steve Purdy +VIDEO

Our introduction to the XC40 involved a circuit around Austin visiting a variety of craftspeople who helped the Volvo folks flesh out the story of its design philosophy. ... Continue reading

After More Than 100 Years of Outrageous Government Subsidies and Poisoning People Shouldn't the GASOLINE Industry Stand On its Own

After More Than 100 Years of Outrageous Government Subsidies and Poisoning People Shouldn't the GASOLINE Industry Stand On its Own

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL Opponents of alternate fuels, or as I like to call them those unpatriotic SOBs that work for enemies of the United States, keep running their mouths off about how the corn-based ethanol industry should stand on its own two feet and stop depending on th ... Continue reading

Israeli Company Promises 5 Minute Charge EV Batteries

Israeli Company Promises 5 Minute Charge EV Batteries

Pure electric vehicles (EVs) run on electricity only. They are propelled by one or more electric motors powered by rechargeable battery packs which include hundreds to thousands of battery cells. ... Continue reading

World premiere: First cab-less and autonomous, fully electric truck in commercial operations on public road

World premiere: First cab-less and autonomous, fully electric truck in commercial operations on public road

15th May was a historic occasion. The first cab-less, electric truck – Einride’s T-pod – drove on a public road. ... Continue reading

Nutson Automotive News Wrap-up Week Ending May 18, 2019

Nutson Automotive News Wrap-up Week Ending May 18, 2019

Chinese Auto Sales 向下, Amsterdam "Smoking" ok Diesel and Gas Vehicles Not; Swedish Robot Trucks; Ride Hailing Increases Traffic In Cities; Tariffs; (Very)Hot Tesla's; ICE Smarts Buh-Bye; Volvo Battery Deal; Mercedes Formula 1 Batting 1000 ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2019 Volvo XC60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

The XC60 sports utility is Volvo's mid-size SUV, lying halfway between the smaller XC40 and the larger XC90 in both size and price. The XC40 and XC60 carry 5 passengers, while the XC90 transports 7. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda3 Hatchback Premium Package AWD by David Colman

2019 Mazda3 Hatchback Premium Package AWD by David Colman

The fit and finish of the Mazda's cockpit exceed expectations for a vehicle in this modest price range. The pleasingly business like layout of the dash, as well as the premium choice of materials for seats and door panels conspire to make this hatchback feel more expensive than it actually is. We especially enjoyed our ... Continue reading

The Hypocrisy of Big Oil and API

The Hypocrisy of Big Oil and API

ALERT: Prepare For A Shocking Information Discovery ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i Road Test and Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i Road Test and Review By Larry Nutson

The Auto Channel The X-models in BMW’s overall lineup are categorized by BMW as Sport Activity Vehicles. They’re crossover SUVs, in industry terms. ... Continue reading

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

There are two variations of the new XT4, each built for a different audiences. They are the Luxury or Premium Luxury models, and the Sport. The Luxury edition, starting at $37,790 (which we didn’t test), is available in front wheel drive (FWD) and all wheel drive (AWD). AWD is a stand-alone $2,500 option that was fit ... Continue reading

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