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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

2021-22 Tesla Model Y earns highest IIHS accolade

2021-22 Tesla Model Y earns highest IIHS accolade

December 21, 2021 The 2021-22 Tesla Model Y, a midsize luxury SUV, qualifies for a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To qualify for either of the Institute’s two awards, vehicles must earn good ratings in six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overl ... Continue reading

On The Auto Channel's 25th Thanksgiving, Flashback Redux, Redux, Redux

On The Auto Channel's 25th Thanksgiving, Flashback Redux, Redux, Redux

November 24, 2005; Well another Thanksgiving has arrived...and thanks to the loyal TACH audience, our fantastic advertisers, and our hearty band of TACH men and women who make the site possible, we are still here!! Because we are a frugal and pragmatic bunch the reuse of a story albeit updated does not shake our journa ... 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

2015 Tesla S Review by John Heilig +VIDEO

2015 Tesla S Review by John Heilig +VIDEO

JH Says: The Tesla is incredible, not only for its technology and good looks but for its overall performance as well. By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel AUTO PAGE SPECS MODEL: 2015 Tesla Model S ENGINE: AC induction, three phase, four pole TRANSMISSION: Direct drive utomatic HORSEPOWER/TO ... Continue reading

11 Years On; The Politics of Plugging-in - Washingon's Choice Of Future's Fuel - Originally Published October 2010

11 Years On; The Politics of Plugging-in - Washingon's Choice Of Future's Fuel - Originally Published October 2010

THE POLITICS OF PLUGGING-IN By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau Detroit MI October 22, 2010; I recently had an enlightening chat with veteran Congressman, John Dingle, a democrat from Ann Arbor, who has been a staunch supporter of the auto industry for his entire long career. Of course, representing a dist ... Continue reading

23 Years On - History Says Pennzoil Blew-it! - Dick Westman Visionary Advertising Man, Internet Believer, Auto Channel Futurist and My Friend Passes

23 Years On - History Says Pennzoil Blew-it! - Dick Westman Visionary Advertising Man, Internet Believer, Auto Channel Futurist and My Friend Passes

Some personal thought on the passing of a dear friend, father, and husband. Dick Westman was a visionary - he saw the future and bet on it! In 1995 as the president of the ad agency for Pennzoil Products, Dick recognized the potential of The Internet. ... Continue reading

Half Of Automotive Advertising To Shift To Digital - 20 Years Later

Half Of Automotive Advertising To Shift To Digital - 20 Years Later

This year, for the first time, more than half of those dollars will be spent on digital media. The local newspaper’s auto advertising bonanza is long gone. ... Continue reading

The Future: Showcase of Hydrogen Hybrid Vehicles

The Future: Showcase of Hydrogen Hybrid Vehicles

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 5, 2005 -- Even as hydrogen fuel cell vehicles gather increasing attention, it's a less exotic - and these days a surprisingly more mainstream - auto technology that's set to showcase the near-term viability of hydrogen fuel. What are these "everyday" vehicles? They're hydrogen hybrids, which comb ... Continue reading

Carz4Girlz - Because GirlZ Are Car CraZy Too!

Carz4Girlz - Because GirlZ Are Car CraZy Too!

Hi, I am Ilyse, my Dad is one of the founders of The Auto Channel so I have grown up around cars and car talk my whole life. Not only is my dad a car nut but so are my brothers and sisters, in fact my oldest sister not only likes cars but she owns and rides a motorcycle's a good thing that she live across the country b ... Continue reading

Expectant Toyota Team Members See New Arrival 2013 Avalon

Expectant Toyota Team Members See New Arrival 2013 Avalon

By Bob Gordon President and Co-publisher The Auto Channel Georgetown Kentucky, October 31, 2012; Last week I was invited by Toyota to attend what I thought would be the press reveal of the brand new 2013 Toyota Avalon, just another worthwhile (hey that’s what we do) but ho-hum auto manufacturer press event. It w ... Continue reading

Browse Curated Automotive Content Without a Search Engine - The Auto Channel... A Focused Content Channel

Browse Curated Automotive Content Without a Search Engine - The Auto Channel... A Focused Content Channel

The Auto Channel The Automotive Data Research Hub functions as a massive silo, eliminating a need for an enterprise level web wide search engine. Delivering relevant information without an advertising based search tool, because it only had to search within our single subject Focused Content Channel. This interactive on ... Continue reading

The Yugo - The Rise and Fall of The Worst Car in the World - Book Review And Link To Yougo Library

The Yugo - The Rise and Fall of The Worst Car in the World - Book Review And Link To Yougo Library

THE YUGO THE RISE AND FALL OF THE WORST CAR IN THE WORLD By Jason Vuic Published by Hill and Wang, New York A Book Review By Steve Purdy Detroit BureauThe Auto Channel I met Jason Vuic during an author’s book fair at the Detroit Public Library’s National Automotive History Collection a couple weeks ago. A ... Continue reading

CARZ FOR GIRLZ: JOINING THE JEEP FAMILY - WHICH JEEP TO CHOOSE?

CARZ FOR GIRLZ: JOINING THE JEEP FAMILY - WHICH JEEP TO CHOOSE?

'Jeeping' is an actual verb used to describe the action and effect of a Jeep (use that in your next English paper), and you're referred to as a 'Jeeper' if you own one. (Wow –you'll get a new name if you join this clan!!!) But not everyone who loves Jeeps knows how to use 4-wheel drive or take the car on a trail ... Continue reading

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