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A Shunpiker’s Journal New Web Site; Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s

A Shunpiker’s Journal New Web Site; Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s

And . . . this weekend is the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s where I’ll be one of the artists in the Invitational Automobile Fine Art Show. Hope you’ll all stop by and say Hello! Friday 1PM to 4Pm and Saturday 10AM to 4PM we’ll be in the “Garden Gallery” on the east side of the Inn, and that ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (July 27 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (July 27 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

Auto Lab In-Studio Auto Experts Discuss: Repairs, Second Opinions, Regular Maintenance, How To's, Safety, Used and New Car Buying, Ombudsmen Suggestions ... Continue reading

NO NEW GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLES IN THE U.S. BY 2014...Can It Be Done?

NO NEW GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLES IN THE U.S. BY 2014...Can It Be Done?

By Marc J. Rauch, Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher The world seems to be in the midst of an energy crisis, fueled (if you’ll pardon the pun) by issues related to petroleum oil and gasoline. Among the consequences of these issues are soaring prices of other consumer products and services; limited freedom of pers ... 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

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

Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid Vehicles

PLANO, Texas, July 20, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall involving 671 Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid vehicles in the U.S. Among these 671 vehicles, up to 42 are potentially equipped with a misassembled front drive shaft. The front drive shaft ass ... 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

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHEVROLET VOLT REVIEW

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

Chrysler Brand Announces Sponsorship and Support of 'Sesame Street' +VIDEO

Chrysler Brand Announces Sponsorship and Support of 'Sesame Street' +VIDEO

Partnership to Include Digital and Television Sponsorship and Online Video Series, Launching on Monday, July 17, Across Chrysler Brand’s Digital and Social Channels July 17, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler today announced that it is now a proud sponsor and supporter of ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plus Plug-in Hybrid Review By John Heilig

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plus Plug-in Hybrid Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor And Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plus ENGINE: 1.8-liter I-4 TRANSMISSION: Hybrid Synergy Drive system HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 95 hp @ 5,000 rpm/105 lb.-ft. @ 3,600 rpm WHEELBASE: 106.3 in. ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota Camry Preview - Next Gen Of America's Favorite Sedan By Steve Purdy

Toyota hosted a gaggle of journalists in Oregon this week to get the story first hand from executives and engineers, have a look at, and a first drive in, the newest iteration of the ubiquitous Camry. ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord World Debut - Remarks by Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co +VIDEO

2018 Honda Accord World Debut - Remarks by Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co +VIDEO

What you're going to see in just a moment is the most dramatically styled, most sophisticated and fun-to-drive Accord we've ever made. But before we pull back the curtain, let's put the world debut of the all-new, 10th-generation Honda Accord in the proper perspective. ... Continue reading

Toyota Research Institute To Bring Disruptive Tech To Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

Toyota Research Institute To Bring Disruptive Tech To Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 11, 2017 -- Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is investing an initial $100 million to launch Toyota AI Ventures, a new corporate venture capital subsidiary designed to provide early-stage financing to startup technology companies. TRI launches the venture by contributing initial investments it has ... Continue reading

2017 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid combines luxury comfort with good fuel economy, and new style DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Lincoln has been re-invented once again, with a new design language introduced on its new premium Continental. Which also graces its other sedan, the entry-luxury MKZ. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Called For An End To New Gasoline Vehicles by 2014 - We Beat France By 26 Years!

The Auto Channel Called For An End To New Gasoline Vehicles by 2014 - We Beat France By 26 Years!

It's nice that France is talking about doing away with gasoline and diesel fueled vehicles by 2040, but why the wait? In 2008, The Auto Channel published a paper by Marc Rauch (TACH's exec. vice president and co-publisher) that called for an end to new gasoline vehicles by 2014 - you know, three years ago. ... Continue reading

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