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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

France to End Diesel and Gasoline Vehicle Sales by 2040

France to End Diesel and Gasoline Vehicle Sales by 2040

Ending the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles is intended to help the country reach its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. ​PARIS July 7, 2017; NACSonline reported that Reuters said that France is planning to end the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 and become carbon neutral 10 years later, Ecolog ... Continue reading

U.S. Army Tests Hydrogen Technology for Diesel Trucks

U.S. Army Tests Hydrogen Technology for Diesel Trucks

HOUSTON, July 3, 2017 -- U.S. Army demonstration shows mileage improvement for a diesel truck using a proprietary hydrogen injection system. Commercial Hydrogen, Inc. of Houston, Texas developed the system, which is designed to improve mileage and air quality for diesel trucks. The original demonstration took place at ... Continue reading

Before You Shop For A New Or Used Car - Become A Schmarter Car Buyer, Use The Auto Channel's Research Tools As Your First Step Before You Are Trapped In The High Anxiety Of Lead-Gen (give us your zip code first) Car Buying Sites.

Before You Shop For A New Or Used Car - Become A Schmarter Car Buyer, Use The Auto Channel's Research Tools As Your First Step Before You Are Trapped In The High Anxiety Of Lead-Gen (give us your zip code first) Car Buying Sites.

Dealer Direct Independent Car Shopper, 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

Shopping For New Or Certified Or Used Cars? Here Is Help! Buyers Research Guides For Every Car, Light Truck and RV Brand Sold In North America (2018-1997)

Shopping For New Or Certified Or Used Cars? Here Is Help! Buyers Research Guides For Every Car, Light Truck and RV Brand Sold In North America (2018-1997)

Buyers Guides, Car Research Destination, Acura Buyers Guide , Audi Buyers Guide , BMW Buyers Guide , Buick Buyers Guide , Cadillac Buyers Guide , Chevrolet Buyers Guide , Chrysler Buyers Guide , Dodge Buyers Guide , Ford Buyers Guide , GMC Buyers Guide , Honda Buyers Guide , Hyundai Buyers Guide , Infiniti Buyers Guide ... Continue reading

FCA Comments On West Virginia University Emissions Testing

FCA Comments On West Virginia University Emissions Testing

Auburn Hills, Mich. June 13, 2017; FCA US has recently been made aware of on-road emissions testing conducted on two of the Company’s diesel-powered vehicles by West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels Engines and Emissions (CAFEE). Based upon court filings and discussions with CAFEE, this testing ap ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Summary June 5-11, 2017: Most Valuable Brands; Most Satisfying; Most American Made; Most Diesels Sold; A Most Talented Auto Designer Passes

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Summary June 5-11, 2017: Most Valuable Brands; Most Satisfying; Most American Made; Most Diesels Sold; A Most Talented Auto Designer Passes

* According to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study released by market researcher Kantar Millward Brown, Toyota is the world's most valuable car brand. BMW and Mercedes-Benz follow right behind, trailed by Ford, Honda and Nissan. ... Continue reading

U.S. Diesel Market Shows Resilience in 2016 as Passenger Vehicle Registrations Increase by Over 280,000

U.S. Diesel Market Shows Resilience in 2016 as Passenger Vehicle Registrations Increase by Over 280,000

The U.S. added more than 280,00 new clean diesel passenger vehicles across the country last year, with Texas, California and Florida having the highest numbers of diesel vehicles, according to a Diesel Technology Forum analysis of the latest Vehicles in Operation (VIO) data compiled by IHS Automotive. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive News Summary May 22-28, 2017 - Ford Fires Fields, BMW Recall; GM And FCA Dieselgate?; Less Driving In U.S.; MAMA Preview; RIP Nicky Haley

Nutson's Automotive News Summary May 22-28, 2017 - Ford Fires Fields, BMW Recall; GM And FCA Dieselgate?; Less Driving In U.S.; MAMA Preview; RIP Nicky Haley

* The big auto industry shake-up this week is the ouster/retirement of CEO Mark Fields who is being replaced by James Hackett, Ford board member and former CEO of Steelcase. Since Fields took over from Alan Mullally 3 years ago stock price has dropped 40-percent and company profits have been below expectations. ... Continue reading

FCA US Files for Diesel Vehicle Certification

FCA US Files for Diesel Vehicle Certification

May 19, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US announced today it has formally filed an application for diesel vehicle emissions certification with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2017 model-year (MY) Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 diesel vehicles. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest May 8-14, 2017: VW TDI Deals; MB Diesels Verboten In US; Mazda Diesel Arriving Soon; Ford Rice Rockets; RAM Recall; 1 Million 911's

* Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess recently asserted that his company will sell 1 million battery driven vehicles per year by 2025 outperforming Tesla in the developing EV market. With diesels virtually gone from the U.S. portfolio and in trouble elsewhere, perhaps more R&D resources are available for EVs. ... Continue reading

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

AJAX, TORONTO, ON and MONTREAL, QC, April 21, 2017 Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. and Canadian class counsel announced today that both the Québec and Ontario Courts have granted approval of the nationwide settlement agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada related to the 2.0L diesel emissions matter for approximat ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe; Overpriced and Overpowered Jeep and Jaguar, Happy Rogue, Happy F-Pace

Letter from Europe; Overpriced and Overpowered Jeep and Jaguar, Happy Rogue, Happy F-Pace

Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel As of this month subject to permits from local authorities motor racing is allowed on the roads of Great Britain. Some enthusiasts are jumping up and down at the thought of Grand Prix cars thundering down The Mall and on to Buckingham Palace before reaching Hyde Park ... Continue reading

Let Your Voice Be Heard in The Auto Channel's Energy and Fuel Poll - Please Participate

Let Your Voice Be Heard in The Auto Channel's Energy and Fuel Poll - Please Participate

We want to know what you think, we really do. Please answer the follow questions. ... Continue reading

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Lively, Spirited and Sometimes Humorous Repartee Concerning Energy Issues By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

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