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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Trail Rated Electric Vehicle - Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Trail Rated Electric Vehicle - Review By Larry Nutson

Born in 1941, the Jeep brand is celebrating 80 years of 4x4 open-air freedom and adventure. ... Continue reading

Innovating for safer roads in London: Mercedes-Benz Road Safety Dashboard

Innovating for safer roads in London: Mercedes-Benz Road Safety Dashboard

London is exploring how data from vehicles, starting with data from the Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems, could make the city’s streets safer for everyone, in particular for people walking and cycling. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Sienna Owner’s Manual Goes Digital

2021 Toyota Sienna Owner’s Manual Goes Digital

Toyota is bringing even more perks to 2021 Sienna owners thanks to the all-new Toyota Driver’s Companion feature in the Toyota App. Powered by Google Cloud, the app-based feature includes a voice-activated virtual assistant – Joya. ... Continue reading

2022 Acura MDX - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Acura MDX - Review by Larry Nutson

Acura was the first Japanese luxury brand in the U.S. arriving on our shores 35 years ago in 1986. The first vehicle models they sold were two-door and four-door sedans. ... Continue reading

2021 Cadillac CT5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Cadillac CT5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Cadillac CT5 Delivers your wants and needs I had my first drive in Cadillac’s new CT5 sedan last year, notwithstanding Covid-19. I recently found myself again behind the wheel of this premium/luxury midsize sedan. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up - July 18, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up - July 18, 2021

The Auto Channel Journalist Larry Nutson "The Chicago Car Guy" Take On Last Weeks Important Auto News, Published Here In Readable Nuggets ... Continue reading

HOT CAR Topics From Carla

HOT CAR Topics From Carla

Automaker EV Announcements Stellantis has an ambitious EV plan, but is America ready for it? Volkswagen wants half of its vehicle sales to be electric by 2030 GM turns to supplier to build initial EV vans while it readies plant in Canada Electric Dodge muscle car and Ram pickup part of Stellantis’ $35.5 billion EV pl ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Journalist Larry Nutson's Take On Last Weeks Important Auto News, Published Here In Readable Nuggets. ... Continue reading

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up June 27-July 3, 2021

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up June 27-July 3, 2021

Nutson's Take On Last Weeks Auto News In Readable Nuggets. ... Continue reading

Only Go Straight - Curvy Roads Cause Problems For Driver Assistance Systems

Only Go Straight - Curvy Roads Cause Problems For Driver Assistance Systems

IIHS reports that curves in the road are posing a challenge to advanced driver assistance features like adaptive cruise control (ACC) and more sophisticated partial automation systems, limiting their potential safety benefits. ACC and more advanced partial automation that combines ACC with lane centering are often disa ... Continue reading

State Farm®, Ford Come Together to Improve the Safety and Overall Cost of Vehicle Ownership

State Farm®, Ford Come Together to Improve the Safety and Overall Cost of Vehicle Ownership

Successful Completion of Pilot Saved Customers with certain ADAS features up to 20% off Insurance As vehicle technology and safety systems continue to evolve, State Farm and Ford are working together for the benefit of their shared customers. State Farm and Ford completed a yearlong pilot project in which the companies ... Continue reading

AEye Appoints LiDAR and Semiconductor Veteran Hod Finkelstein as Chief R&D Officer

AEye Appoints LiDAR and Semiconductor Veteran Hod Finkelstein as Chief R&D Officer

A technology and business veteran, Finkelstein brings deep experience spearheading the development and commercialization of strategic and disruptive technologies, including LiDAR. ... Continue reading

Free Lexus "Robo-Shuttle" Launches In Indianapolis

Free Lexus "Robo-Shuttle" Launches In Indianapolis

The free service, a part of TMF’s Together in Motion Indiana, began June 1, and serves the downtown Indianapolis and Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) communities. Together in Motion is an initiative bringing stakeholders together to test the interoperability of mobility innovations and faci ... Continue reading

Hot CAR Topics From Carla

Hot CAR Topics From Carla

This week there was a lot of exciting buzz surrounding air taxis and robotaxis and how they might impact the future of transportation. EV charging infrastructure and charging times were yet again hot topics in the news as automakers consider challenges ahead with consumer acceptance of EVs. ... Continue reading

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