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AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 20, 2018

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 20, 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

U.S.Fossil Fuel Production Reach Record Level

U.S.Fossil Fuel Production Reach Record Level

EIA expects total U.S. fossil fuel production to reach record levels in 2018 and 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review and Short-Term Energy Outlook In its January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), EIA forecasts that total fossil fuels production in the United States will avera ... 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

2018 Jeep Wrangler, Better, Much Better - Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Jeep Wrangler, Better, Much Better - Review By Larry Nutson

Just recently on an invite from Jeep I got a first hand look, as well as on-road and off-road driving time in the newest iteration of the legendary Wrangler in the Saguaro National Park desert outside Tucson, Arizona ... Continue reading

Diesels "Pickup" New Life in Detroit

Diesels "Pickup" New Life in Detroit

Clean diesel technology got a major boost at the 2018 North American International Auto Show as six auto manufacturers announced new clean diesel options for passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks. ... Continue reading

PG&E Launches New Program to Sell More Electric By Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption

PG&E Launches New Program to Sell More Electric By Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption

SAN FRANCISCO--To help accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today launched its new EV Charge Network program. Partnering with business customers and EV charging companies, PG&E will install 7,500 EV chargers at condominiums, apartment buildings and wo ... 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

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

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

Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Detroit was the world stage and global reveals were the star power as the second day of Press Preview unfolded with the introduction of trucks, crossovers and coupes as well as brand-defining concepts and prototypes. The day opened with the crowning of the Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator as winners of th ... 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

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

GMC’s 2018 Terrain is hardly an average family car, which is today a sports utility vehicle—an SUV. With diligence, perseverance, and clever marketing, GMC has created a luxury brand that maintains its heritage of rugged, dependable, hard-working trucks, now with refinement and elegance. ... Continue reading

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