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First Electric Volvo Trucks Delivered to Customers

First Electric Volvo Trucks Delivered to Customers

Handover first electric Volvo Truck Volvo Trucks delivered its first all-electric vehicles on 19 February - a refuse truck to waste and recycling company Renova, and a distribution truck to the logistics company DB Schenker and partner haulier TGM, operating in Sweden. The Volvo FL Electric trucks are part of a pre-ser ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

At the 89th Geneva Motor Show, the inventor of the automobile will present the new CLA Shooting Brake and, for the first time, the Concept EQV and the facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLC. Also on display to the public for the first time will be the Formula E showcar and the smart forease+. While the new V-Class will celebrate ... Continue reading

Ford Recalls Certain 2019 Fusion Energi Vehicles

Ford Recalls Certain 2019 Fusion Energi Vehicles

Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for select 2019 Ford Fusion Energi vehicles that do not meet the enhanced level of high voltage access protection required by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 305. ... Continue reading

Citroën Unveils Ami One Concept - Its Vision Of Urban Mobility +VIDEO

Citroën Unveils Ami One Concept - Its Vision Of Urban Mobility +VIDEO

Citroën is perpetuating 100 years of innovation and boldness dedicated to the freedom of movement at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, with the presentation of Ami One Concept, a disruptive all-electric ‘object’ that places digital technology at the heart of a new urban mobility experience, offering more freedom and pea ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe by Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief I had the honor of being part of the CAR magazine team which presented the Car of the Year trophy to Sir William Lyons, boss of Jaguar back in 1969. Things have changed somewhat but my association to the great marque is as great as ever. ... Continue reading

THE ETHANOL PAPERS - Massive 600-Page Book Provides "The Whole Story On Ethanol Fuel" Read it FREE

THE ETHANOL PAPERS - Massive 600-Page Book Provides "The Whole Story On Ethanol Fuel" Read it FREE

THE ETHANOL PAPERS is a rough-and-tumble, no holds-barred examination of the ethanol vs. gasoline issue. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (PHEV) Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (PHEV) Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

That’s a really big, long model name for this MINI. Actually, the Countryman is MINI’s biggest model with seating for five. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Delivers First 2019 Kona Electric in Baltimore, Maryland

Hyundai Delivers First 2019 Kona Electric in Baltimore, Maryland

Antwerpen Hyundai Columbia in Baltimore sold the first Kona Electric in the U.S. Donald Small, Director of Pediatric Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, is the first U.S. customer for the 2019 Kona Electric Named 2019 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year ... Continue reading

Amazon Invests In An 11 Year Old Rich Buyer Electric Vehicle "Startup" - Hey Jeff You Are Allowing Your Company To Support Chinese EV Bull

Amazon Invests In An 11 Year Old Rich Buyer Electric Vehicle "Startup" - Hey Jeff You Are Allowing Your Company To Support Chinese EV Bull

Atlanta February 15, 2019; As widely rumored, Amazon announced a sizeable investment in the EV-startup Rivian. General Motors had also been rumored to announce an investment but was not part of today’s announcement. ... Continue reading

Arcimoto Introduces Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle Fleet For First Responders

Arcimoto Introduces Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle Fleet For First Responders

EUGENE, Ore.--Arcimoto, Inc.® unveiled the Rapid Responder™, a pure electric three-wheeled vehicle designed for first responders to efficiently and more quickly reach emergencies, as well as for security and law enforcement applications. Arcimoto also announced that it has agreed in principle to test the Rapid Respo ... Continue reading

February 13, 2019 NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap: Ford-VW; BMW On Tarriffs; Rivian Electric Pickup Hopefull Seeks Big Bucks Investmeent; Tesla Spare Parts Spare

February 13, 2019 NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap: Ford-VW; BMW On Tarriffs; Rivian Electric Pickup Hopefull Seeks Big Bucks Investmeent; Tesla Spare Parts Spare

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap Partners Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are at odds over how much the German automaker will invest in the No. 2 U.S. automaker’s self-driving vehicle unit, with Ford seeking at least $500 million, people familiar with the negotiations said. ... Continue reading

Yes Congresswoman; Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

Yes Congresswoman; Alcohol and Driving DO Mix

By Bob (I'm really pissed off and won't take it any more) Gordon President and Co-publisher The Auto Channel Auto Central October 4, 2009; Last week Marc Rauch my friend, business partner and co-founder of The Auto Channel traveled down to LA from his home in Northern California to interview and visit with Ed Begley Jr ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi ENGINE: 2.0-liter Atkinson Cycle I-4 Plug-in TRANSMISSION: ECVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 188 combined hp/129 lb.-ft. gasoline engine torque WHEELBASE: 112.2 in. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - A Legitimate Alt-Fuel Solution? Or China Controlled Tulip-like Mania?

Electric Vehicles - A Legitimate Alt-Fuel Solution? Or China Controlled Tulip-like Mania?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

Hyundai Kona Named Edmunds Choice Awards Best EV

Hyundai Kona Named Edmunds Choice Awards Best EV

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 – Adding to its recent list of prestigious awards including North American Utility Vehicle of the Year, the Hyundai Kona Electric is the 2019 Edmunds Editors’ Choice for Best EV. ... Continue reading

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