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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

Recall: Audi Starts Free Retrofit Program For Up to 850,000 Diesel Powered Cars

Recall: Audi Starts Free Retrofit Program For Up to 850,000 Diesel Powered Cars

July 22, 2017 Audi is offering its customers in Europe and other markets* a retrofit program for cars with EU5 and EU6 diesel engines. A total of up to 850,000 cars worldwide with six-cylinder and eight-cylinder diesel engines (V6/V8 TDI, EU5/EU6) will get new software. ... 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

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

Daimler Board Commits To Diesel Engine Recall and Repair Plan

Daimler Board Commits To Diesel Engine Recall and Repair Plan

Daimler Board of Management decides on a comprehensive plan for diesel engines ·Substantial expansion of voluntary service actions to over three million vehicles in Europe ·No costs will be involved for customers ·Rapid market launch of the new Diesel engine family Stuttgart July 18, 2017; The Daimler Board of Manag ... Continue reading

NATSO, Others Applaud Legislation to Extend, Phase Out Biodiesel Blenders' Tax Credit

NATSO, Others Applaud Legislation to Extend, Phase Out Biodiesel Blenders' Tax Credit

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 18, 2017 NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, along with the Advanced Biofuels Association, National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA), Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) and t ... 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

Full-Scale Operations Begin for Showcase Project to Supply Wind Power-Generated, Low-Carbon Hydrogen to Fuel Cell Forklifts

Full-Scale Operations Begin for Showcase Project to Supply Wind Power-Generated, Low-Carbon Hydrogen to Fuel Cell Forklifts

Toyota City, Japan, Jul, 12 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - A Japanese partnership, consisting of the Kanagawa Prefectural Government, the municipal governments of the cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki, Iwatani Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Industries Corporation, Toyota Turbine and Systems, ... Continue reading

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

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

Robert Sinclair Jr.- AAA Northeast E-Z PASS' DIRTY LITTLE SECRET; MILLIONS OF USERS CHARGED CASH RATE 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 t ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord World Debut - Remarks by Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co +VIDEO

2018 Honda Accord World Debut - Remarks by Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co +VIDEO

What you're going to see in just a moment is the most dramatically styled, most sophisticated and fun-to-drive Accord we've ever made. But before we pull back the curtain, let's put the world debut of the all-new, 10th-generation Honda Accord in the proper perspective. ... Continue reading

BMW Group global sales achieve best-ever June and first half-year

BMW Group global sales achieve best-ever June and first half-year

Munich. BMW Group sales achieved their best ever June, with sales in the month totalling 232,620, a 2.1% increase year-on-year. ... 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

Toyota Research Institute To Bring Disruptive Tech To Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

Toyota Research Institute To Bring Disruptive Tech To Market Faster With Toyota AI Ventures

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 11, 2017 -- Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is investing an initial $100 million to launch Toyota AI Ventures, a new corporate venture capital subsidiary designed to provide early-stage financing to startup technology companies. TRI launches the venture by contributing initial investments it has ... Continue reading

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