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Intel: The Road To Driverless Future Runs Straight Through the City

Intel: The Road To Driverless Future Runs Straight Through the City

I get to visit many metropolises for my job – Munich, Detroit, San Francisco, Tel Aviv – and I absolutely love the hum of the big city. ... Continue reading

FCA US Extends Officer Protection Package to 2018 Dodge Charger Pursuit

FCA US Extends Officer Protection Package to 2018 Dodge Charger Pursuit

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 24, 2017 -- Officer Protection Package designed to prevent ambush of officers from the rear when parked and working in their vehicle This safety technology first offered on the 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit Enhancements made to package's capabilities for 2018 model year FCA US LLC has enhanced th ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... Continue reading

Why G-Vectoring In The Mazda CX-5 Is So Cool - Review by Jon Rosner

Why G-Vectoring In The Mazda CX-5 Is So Cool - Review by Jon Rosner

Every year the Members of Western Automotive Journalists make the pilgrimage down to Monterey to drive over designated backroads and at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The idea, and the ideal, is that we drive back-to-back-to-back in competitive vehicles to get a real world sense of the subtle and less than subtle differenc ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 17-23 2017: New Audi A8, Buick Regal, Yaris “GRMN"; Hall of Fame Inductees; Weedy Ford Fusions; New Yawk F1; Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 17-23 2017: New Audi A8, Buick Regal, Yaris “GRMN"; Hall of Fame Inductees; Weedy Ford Fusions; New Yawk F1; Recalls Of Course

* Washington State just implemented the most restrictive anti-distracted driving law in the country making it an offense to even hold a mobile device while driving - and not only while driving, but when stopped in traffic or at a signal as well. The first offense carries a $136 fine and subsequent tickets will cost $23 ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE SATURDAY MORNING! - Call-In Radio Worldwide LIVE From New York City 7-9 AM Saturdays

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE SATURDAY MORNING! - Call-In Radio Worldwide LIVE From New York City 7-9 AM Saturdays

The Auto Lab Radio Show LIVE every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: July 22, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in sh ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

Are you a Millennial? If so, Hyundai has three Ioniq-branded, technologically advanced electrified vehicles designed for an age category predicted to be primary buyers in 2020. That’s just two and a half years from today. ... Continue reading

Nissan ProPILOT Assist Technology Reduces The Hassle Of Stop-And-Go Highway Driving, Ready For U.S. Launch

Nissan ProPILOT Assist Technology Reduces The Hassle Of Stop-And-Go Highway Driving, Ready For U.S. Launch

Earlier this week, for the first time on public roads in the U.S., Nissan put media behind the wheel to experience its ProPILOT Assist technology, which will be available to customers later this year. ProPILOT Assist reduces the hassle of stop-and-go driving by helping control acceleration, braking and steering during ... Continue reading

Traffic Jam Assist Is Your Intelligent Chauffeur In Stop-And-Go Traffic

Traffic Jam Assist Is Your Intelligent Chauffeur In Stop-And-Go Traffic

Summer is the time for holiday travel. Unfortunately this also involves heavy traffic and long traffic jams, as the typical routes of travel are often overcrowded. ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review +VIDEO By John Heilig

The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus ENGINE: 3.6-liter V6 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 287 hp @ 6,400 rpm/262 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 121.6 in. ... Continue reading

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel MIRAMAS, France, August 6, 2013. Just a week after the official debut of the electric i3, the first model of the BMW i brand, some prototypes of the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car were ready for tests at the company’s proving ground in the south of France. BM ... Continue reading

Rogers Brings First Connected Car Device to Canadian Consumers

Rogers Brings First Connected Car Device to Canadian Consumers

New Device Gives Customers Safety Notifications, In-Car Wi-Fi, and Vehicle Diagnostics TORONTO, July 19, 2017 Want to make sure your teenager is driving safely to the cottage alone for the first time? Setting off on an epic cross-country road trip with the kids and need to keep them entertained? Today, Rogers launched ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW ... Continue reading

AAPEX Technology Intersection to Provide View of Future

AAPEX Technology Intersection to Provide View of Future

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The Technology Intersection at AAPEX 2017 in Las Vegas will give attendees a look at the future of the automotive aftermarket industry. (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? The Technology Intersection at AAPEX 2017 in Las Vegas will give attendees a lo ... Continue reading

Chevrolet Introduces myChevrolet App for Apple Watch

Chevrolet Introduces myChevrolet App for Apple Watch

Nearly 1.4 million Chevrolet owners now actively use the myChevrolet App DETROIT — Chevrolet is giving its owners another option to use their myChevrolet app by making it available on Apple Watch. Chevrolet owners can now remote start and stop their vehicle1, lock and unlock the doors, activate and cancel the horn an ... Continue reading

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