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New Car Review: 2019 RAM 1500 Plush and Capable - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

New Car Review: 2019 RAM 1500 Plush and Capable - Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

If you’ve followed pickup truck news in the last couple years you know there has been lots of discussion on body materials. The new 2019 Ram has a new frame that features 98 percent high-strength steel. The body is steel, and to improve light-weighting and fuel efficiency, the new Ram has an aluminum hood and tailgat ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Saves Fuel with New Improvements +VIDEO

Volvo Trucks Saves Fuel with New Improvements +VIDEO

Volvo Trucks' upgraded D11 and D13 diesel engines for Volvo FH, FM and FMX meet the new Euro 6 Step D regulation and contain a number of improvements that enable transport operators to reduce fuel costs. "With fuel clocking up about one third of hauliers' costs, we continue to turn every stone in order to find new ways ... Continue reading

Vehicle Buyers Guides (2019..1997) For Cars and Trucks Sold In North America

Vehicle Buyers Guides (2019..1997) For Cars and Trucks Sold In North America

Vehicle Buyers Guides For Cars and Trucks Sold In North America, Individual Make Vehicle Research and Buyers Guides ... Continue reading

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America

By Bob Gordon President and Co-publisher The Auto Channel I have just returned from three days at the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute meeting held in Orlando. Three days with lots of people who believe that we need to change the way we have been doing thing for the past 100 years…here are some of my thoughts. ... Continue reading

GE Transportation to Showcase Emissions-Reducing Marine Engine at 2018 International WorkBoat Show +VIDEO

GE Transportation to Showcase Emissions-Reducing Marine Engine at 2018 International WorkBoat Show +VIDEO

Among the solutions on display will be GE Transportation’s Marine L250/V250 series diesel engines, which reduce key emissions by more than 70 percent without compromising fuel efficiency or causing more maintenance. ... Continue reading

Become a Smarter Buyer Use The Auto Channel's Research Tools Before You Begin Your Next Auto Research

Become a Smarter Buyer Use The Auto Channel's Research Tools Before You Begin Your Next Auto Research

How to buy a car correctly, hints and procedures so you buy it right...get smarter, car buyer New Cars Research - Tools for consumers that help them get smart not confused ... Continue reading

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Volkswagen has identified a potential problem with the “fix” it installed on your car that needs your immediate attention. If you have one of those vehicles but haven’t gotten the modification, you must make an important decision very soon. ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO Saturday November 3, 2018; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM - Helping You Enjoy The Drive

AUTO LAB RADIO Saturday November 3, 2018; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM - Helping You Enjoy The Drive

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Featuring an in-studio panel of experienced hands-on automotive experts sharing accurate, honest, practical and street-smart car repair, automotive career opportunities and vehicle and repair bu ... 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 personal ... Continue reading

Allison Gears Up for First-Ever Chevrolet Silverado Medium-Duty Truck

Allison Gears Up for First-Ever Chevrolet Silverado Medium-Duty Truck

Chevrolet Silverado’s new 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD medium-duty trucks will be paired with the reliable Duramax diesel engine – a Allison Automatics in Chevrolet Silverado’s new 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD medium-duty trucks will be paired with the reliable Duramax diesel engine – a legendary combination that has powered n ... Continue reading

The changing U.S. energy trade balance is still dominated by crude oil imports

The changing U.S. energy trade balance is still dominated by crude oil imports

During the past decade, the U.S. trade gap for energy products has narrowed. From 2003 to 2007, the value of energy imports was about 10 times greater than the value of exports. ... Continue reading

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

GMC’s 2018 Terrain is hardly an average family car, which is today a sports utility vehicle—an SUV. With diligence, perseverance, and clever marketing, GMC has created a luxury brand that maintains its heritage of rugged, dependable, hard-working trucks, now with refinement and elegance. ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 29, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 29, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Paris Auto Show Unveilings, Porsche Sans Diesel; ADAS Help Needs Help; Musk In Trouble Again, Cadillac Bye Bye NYC; Gov't Wake's Up Re E15; CARB; AUDI Horch Gestating; Tariff To-do; RIP Toni Swan (An Original TACh Journalist) New Pres. At NASCAR; Car Robbed Fro FCA Storage Lots ... Continue reading

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Preview: Specs, Prices and Images

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Preview: Specs, Prices and Images

The new Mercedes-Benz GLE has a wealth of innovations. ... Continue reading

American Vehicle Buyers Choose Diesels

American Vehicle Buyers Choose Diesels

American consumers continue to display confidence in Diesel technology as a choice for powering their new cars, SUVs, trucks and vans, says new research and analysis from the Diesel Technology Forum.According to analysis by the Diesel Technology Forum of 2017 U.S. vehicles in operation data (Class 1-3) provided by IHS ... Continue reading

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