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2018 Toyota Camry Review; Camry SE Hybrid Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

2018 Toyota Camry Review; Camry SE Hybrid Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

Interior details have been nicely updated over recent years with swooping horizontal lines across the right side of the dash, a vertical center stack with great functionality and a driver’s environment that will offer no thrills but give you all the information and functionality you’ll need. Good quality materials ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota Camry, Camry With a New Attitude Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Toyota Camry, Camry With a New Attitude Review By Larry Nutson

For 2018 the Camry had been completely redesigned. We’re now up to the eighth generation Camry that rides on an all-new platform, Toyota’s New Global Architecture. It’s longer, lower and wider. The chassis is 30-percent more rigid and there’s new suspension geometry. Light-weighting is a big part of new vehicle ... Continue reading

Buyers Guides For Every Brand Name Vehicle Sold In North America (2018-1997)

Buyers Guides For Every Brand Name Vehicle Sold In North America (2018-1997)

The Internet's Original Free Car Research Destination, Easy to Use, Easy To Understand single brand Buyers Guide provides the tools to Compare Top Models and Makes (1997-Present Model Year) with helpful information about your ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

Of course, the big story here is the super-efficient powertrain based on a smallish 2.0-liter four-cylinder with direct injection, good for just 154 horsepower, and a 67-horsepower electric motor (replacing the fly-wheel) fed by a 9.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery. The systems are remarkably well integrated with a sophis ... Continue reading

Modern Tulip Frenzy - Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

Modern Tulip Frenzy - Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion?

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

Lead Gen Website Editors Name 2018 Honda CR-V and Honda Clarity - Most Innovative SUV and Car of the Year

Lead Gen Website Editors Name 2018 Honda CR-V and Honda Clarity - Most Innovative SUV and Car of the Year

Jan 17, 2018 - TORRANCE, Calif. Reflecting Honda's progressive approach to design and technology, the editors at Edmunds.com named the 2018 CR-V and all-new Clarity series the Most Innovative SUV and Car of the Year, respectively, in the 2018 Edmunds CES Tech Driven Awards. ... Continue reading

INFINITI To Go Electric Beginning 2021

INFINITI To Go Electric Beginning 2021

INFINITI Motor Company will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021, said Nissan Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa at the Automotive News World Congress today. Customers can expect beautifully designed vehicles like the Q Inspiration concept shown in Detroit, with a whole new level of electri ... Continue reading

INFINITI Q Inspiration named 'Best Concept Vehicle' and awarded 'Best Designed Interior' at 2018 NAIAS by EyesOn Design

INFINITI Q Inspiration named 'Best Concept Vehicle' and awarded 'Best Designed Interior' at 2018 NAIAS by EyesOn Design

The INFINITI Q Inspiration Concept today was named "Best Concept Vehicle" and also awarded "Best Designed Interior" by EyesOn Design at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. The Q Inspiration concept, a preview of INFINITI's future form language and innovative drivetrain design, made its world debut yesterda ... Continue reading

Ford Doubling Plans For More Electric Vehicles and Hybrids In Future

Ford Doubling Plans For More Electric Vehicles and Hybrids In Future

​DETROIT January 16, 2018; The NACS reported that Forbes wrote that Ford Motor is planning to invest $11 billion in electrified vehicles between now and 2022 by introducing 16 battery-electric cars (EVs) and 24 hybrids or plug-in hybrids globally. The news source notes that Ford is more than doubling its previous pla ... Continue reading

NAIAS 2018: Schaeffler Showcases Environmentally Friendly Drive Systems

NAIAS 2018: Schaeffler Showcases Environmentally Friendly Drive Systems

- Electrification solutions integrate Schaeffler's 48-volt system into the engine-transmission unit and axle - Hybrid innovations for the next-generation high-voltage hybrid module and electric axle - Internal combustion engine developments include the second-generation thermal management module, electric camshaft adju ... Continue reading

Innovative Battery Products at Detroit Motor Show "The Future of Electric Vehicles Starts Today"

Innovative Battery Products at Detroit Motor Show "The Future of Electric Vehicles Starts Today"

Samsung SDI exhibited a brand new fast-charging, high-capacity battery material as well as cutting-edge battery products for electric vehicles at 2018 Detroit Motor Show. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - BMW Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - BMW Press Conference +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the BMW Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. BMW will be unveiling the updated BMW i8 Coupe and the BMW X2. ... Continue reading

2018 Jaguar E-Pace Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

2018 Jaguar E-Pace Review By Steve Purdy +VIDEO

One of the newest in the luxury compact crossover class caught our attention recently – the Jaguar E-Pace. ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 13, 2018

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 13, 2018

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

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