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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

2018 Hyundai Lineup Changes And Specs For New Models

2018 Hyundai Lineup Changes And Specs For New Models

a summary of changes to the Hyundai lineup for 2018 model year. This document will be updated regularly, creating a one-stop shop for the most up-to-date Hyundai vehicle lineup news. ... 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

Tropos Technologies Launches Cenntro Compact Electric Utility Vehicle in US

Tropos Technologies Launches Cenntro Compact Electric Utility Vehicle in US

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2017 -- Popular in Europe and Asia, the first modular compact electric utility vehicle (CUV) from Cenntro Automotive Corporation is now available to the US market, through distributor Tropos Technologies and their dealernetwork. Called the METRO, the all-electric vehicle is a highly flexible, ... 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

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

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 10-16, 2017: New Accord Hello; VW Touareg Buh-Bye; Ford Woodward Dream Cruise; Haartz Tops; EV's Up and Down; Most Stolen; Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 10-16, 2017: New Accord Hello; VW Touareg Buh-Bye; Ford Woodward Dream Cruise; Haartz Tops; EV's Up and Down; Most Stolen; Recalls Of Course

If you are a car and driving fan like we all are here at The Auto Channel, you can easily "catch up" or put these stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of (Google Total Indexed: 5,583,389) pages of automotive news, automotive stories, articles, reviews, archived news, video, audio, rants and raves ... Continue reading

World's First Driverless Electric Racing Car Makes U.S. Debut in New York City

World's First Driverless Electric Racing Car Makes U.S. Debut in New York City

Roborace’s Robocar makes its U.S. debut in Times Square in New York City. ... Continue reading

COUNTDOWN TO FIA FORMULA E RACING IN NEW YORK CITY

COUNTDOWN TO FIA FORMULA E RACING IN NEW YORK CITY

14 July 2017 This weekend sees Panasonic Jaguar Racing lining-up on the grid of the first-ever all-electric Formula E race in Brooklyn, New York. Driver Mitch Evans says it’s gearing-up to be one of the most electrifying races of the season. ... Continue reading

DigitalTrends.com Announces 2017 Car Awards Winners

DigitalTrends.com Announces 2017 Car Awards Winners

PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2017 -- Digital Trends, the leading independent technology publisher, has announced the winners of the 3rd annual Digital Trends Car Awards, celebrating the top automobiles produced for 2017. Awards were given out in five categories with the Digital Trends Car of the Year Award presented to the ... Continue reading

New Auto Industry Keywords: Flexibility with Participation

New Auto Industry Keywords: Flexibility with Participation

The result is likely to be a few big winners out of the new “Wild West” vehicle environment. And those are the competitive ones with the flexibility to interact that can capture consumer interest. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 3-9, 2017: Tesla Toast?, EV Road Tax?; France Sans Gasoline; MB PU; NACOTY; Volvo Gets HyEV's; June US New Auto Sales Down

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 3-9, 2017: Tesla Toast?, EV Road Tax?; France Sans Gasoline; MB PU; NACOTY; Volvo Gets HyEV's; June US New Auto Sales Down

Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with fellow senior editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, give you TACH's "take" on this past week's automotive news in easy to digest mega-tweet sized nuggets. ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING ARCHIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio Worldwide From New York City LIVE 7-9 AM Saturdays-Now Listen Anytime

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING ARCHIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio Worldwide From New York City LIVE 7-9 AM Saturdays-Now Listen Anytime

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... 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

Volvo Cars To Go All Electric

Volvo Cars To Go All Electric

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business. The announcement represents one of the most significant ... Continue reading

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