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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

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

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

Missing Link Review: 2003 Toyota Alphard Electric-and-gasoline Hybrid Mini Van

Missing Link Review: 2003 Toyota Alphard Electric-and-gasoline Hybrid Mini Van

Although they are not particularly inefficient engines, thanks to their BEAMS technology, they are, in fact, far more environmentally friendly than standard units. When coupled to a two-ton vehicle with all the aerodynamic grace of a barn, they became gas guzzlers, returning around 9 kilometers/liter, according to Toyo ... Continue reading

Mr. Secretary - Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

Mr. Secretary - Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

Last week Marc Rauch my friend, business partner and co-founder of The Auto Channel traveled down to LA from his home in Northern California to interview and visit with Ed Begley Jr. an actor who is VERY involved with the future of our world and David Blume author of a book titled Alcohol can be Gas. A ... Continue reading

Keystone Pipeline Rationale - China Needs To Buy More Gasoline

Keystone Pipeline Rationale - China Needs To Buy More Gasoline

China promoting both fuel efficiency and alternative-fuel vehicles to curb growing oil use Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration Washington DC May 13, 2014; Unprecedented motorization in China has led to significant increases in oil demand and oil imports. In response to growing oil imports, the Chinese govern ... Continue reading

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Eliminate 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Eliminate 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Although using a third-party lead-gen service like Consumer Reports, TruCar, Edmunds, KBB, Auto-by-Tel, Cars.com, AutoTrader, Edmunds and all of the others is easy, don't for a second believe that they are really free... ... Continue reading

The Goodyear Story: An Inventor's Obsession and the Struggle for A Rubber Monopoly

The Goodyear Story: An Inventor's Obsession and the Struggle for A Rubber Monopoly

Prologue The Great Exhibition of 1851 triggered a wave of tourism, talk, worry, wonder, jealousy and exultation. Its London opening on May 1 drew twenty-five thousand guests to the great greenhouse-like exhibition hall. Women in bell-shaped dresses of silk and satin, shoulders covered by shawls, lined the edges of the ... Continue reading

Complete Movie: Who Killed GM's EV1 Electric Car? +VIDEO

Complete Movie: Who Killed GM's EV1 Electric Car? +VIDEO

A Provocative Question With Half an Answer By Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel.com Detroit Bureau I felt like a privileged fellow a few weeks ago at a suburban Detroit cinema when I was invited to attend the preview of a new car movie starring Phyllis Diller, Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks and Martin Sheen. Not an adventure, not a co ... Continue reading

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

Edition 1 trim. “The GMC HUMMER EV is revolutionary, defying what the industry thinks of as a pickup truck,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC. ... Continue reading

Google AI Says This Review Is Too Sexy For Their Advertising - Dirty RAM Huh!? 2006 Dodge Power Wagon 2500 Review

Google AI Says This Review Is Too Sexy For Their Advertising - Dirty RAM Huh!? 2006 Dodge Power Wagon 2500 Review

Your first glimpse of a Dodge Power Wagon tells you it is designed specifically for industrial strength off road prowess. Riding on massive LT285/70R17 <html> <head> tires on 17x8&#8221; forged aluminum wheels, the chassis is jacked up 50 mm front and 37.5 mm rear. Atop the cab, running lights intimate Power Wagon&#821 ... Continue reading

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