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FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Engineered For America By Larry Nutson

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Engineered For America By Larry Nutson

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Review: The 4-door Jetta is more stylish and has a new coupe-like exterior design. VW says customer desire drove this design approach. ... Continue reading

The Immorality of Arguing That There's a Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

The Immorality of Arguing That There's a Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

In 2014, a young man named Alex Epstein - who's described as a "philosopher, energy theorist, and industrial policy pundit" - wrote a book titled "The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels." Alex used this book to springboard to a career arguing the merits of his case on a website, magazine articles, YouTube videos and live deba ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor Corporation Founder Kiichiro Toyoda Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

Toyota Motor Corporation Founder Kiichiro Toyoda Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

Detroit, Michigan, Jul, 20 2018; Cited for his extraordinary vision and entrepreneurial spirit, Toyota Motor Corporation founder and former president Kiichiro Toyoda was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame last evening in Detroit. Kiichiro Toyoda was one of five industry leaders named to this year's Automotive Ha ... Continue reading

New Ferrari CEO Former Tobacco Exec

New Ferrari CEO Former Tobacco Exec

Ferrari’s new CEO will be Louis Carey Camilleri, a former chairman of tobacco company Philip Morris International, the automaker said on Saturday. He succeeds Sergio Marchionne, who is unable to return to work, Ferrari said in a statement. ... Continue reading

Ailing FCA Boss Sergio Marchionne Replaced By Jeep and RAM Honcho Mike Manley

Ailing FCA Boss Sergio Marchionne Replaced By Jeep and RAM Honcho Mike Manley

Marchionne Health: Mike Manley 54 a native of England has been chosen to replace the ailing Sergio Marchionne as head guy at FCA. Manley has led uber successful Jeep since 2009 and RAM since 2015. ... Continue reading

Simeone Museum Wins Prestigious "International Automotive Museum of the Year" for Second Time

Simeone Museum Wins Prestigious "International Automotive Museum of the Year" for Second Time

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2017; The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia – a collection of 65 rare and significant racing sports cars – has been selected as 2017 "Museum of the Year" by the Octane Awards (formerly known as the International Historic Motoring Awards) for an unprecedented second time. ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota Prius c Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Toyota Prius c Review By Larry Nutson

The Prius c I drove for this review is just a tad over 162 inches long which makes for easy maneuvering into tight parking spaces. Plus, under the rear hatch you get a decent 17 cu.ft. of cargo space, which gets larger when you fold the rear seats. And, there’s seating for five, although perhaps only four average siz ... Continue reading

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Revealed In Denver

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Revealed In Denver

July 19, 2018 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Dodge//SRT engineers are regulars at the drag strip and well known for creating the record-setting Challenger SRT Demon. ... Continue reading

Mopar and Dodge//SRT Debut New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car

Mopar and Dodge//SRT Debut New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car

July 19, 2018 , Denver - A new, wickedly quick, Mopar-powered National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Funny Car version of the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has been let loose and is coming soon to a drag strip near you. The new 2019 Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car body will make its competition debut this weeke ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Group Canada Forms Electrify Canada to Install Ultra-Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

Volkswagen Group Canada Forms Electrify Canada to Install Ultra-Fast Electric Vehicle Chargers

Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada, which is anticipated to be operational starting in the second quarter of 2019. “The Canadian electric vehicle market is growing, creating a great need for charging that is fast, conv ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB Live from New York Saturday July 21, 2018 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB Live from New York Saturday July 21, 2018 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234, New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok and a panel of experienced hands-on automotive experts providing honest, practical and street-smart car repair and auto relevant news and buying advice. ... Continue reading

Toyota InfoTechnology Center To Be Absorbed

Toyota InfoTechnology Center To Be Absorbed

As the development of automated driving technologies and the roll-out of businesses related to mobility services continues to gain momentum, this decision fits with TMC’s drive to speed up the development and application of ever-better services based on connected technologies to meet the needs of customers more close ... Continue reading

Major utilities continue to increase spending on U.S. electric distribution systems

Major utilities continue to increase spending on U.S. electric distribution systems

Spending on electricity distribution systems by major U.S. electric utilities—representing about 70% of total U.S. electric load—has risen 54% over the past two decades, from $31 billion to $51 billion annually. This increase has been largely driven by increases in capital investment. ... Continue reading

2019 Audi A8 Preview

2019 Audi A8 Preview

In its fourth generation, the A8 redefines the Audi design language with its integrated technologies and sets new standards for the segment and brand. DesignThe 2019 A8 is the first production execution of the all-new premium Audi design language deriving from Design Chief, Mark Lichte’s Prologue concept, which is fo ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-5 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

2018 Mazda CX-5 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

CX-5 is the only 2018 IIHS TSP+ within the small SUV category when equipped with the Adaptive Front-Lighting System built after March 2018, by the nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). At the time of publishing this press release, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is the only 2018 IIHS TSP+ within the small SUV ca ... Continue reading

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