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Official NHTSA Weekly Recall Summary - December 26, 2023

Official NHTSA Weekly Recall Summary - December 26, 2023

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

IIHS: Three midsize luxury SUVs excel in back seat protection

IIHS: Three midsize luxury SUVs excel in back seat protection

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s updated moderate overlap front crash test, which now includes a dummy positioned in the second row behind the driver. The Lincoln Aviator, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and Volvo XC60 earn good ratings, while the Acura MDX and BMW X3 are rated acceptable. ... Continue reading

Consumer Reports: Nearly Half of EVs in Our Highway-Only Range Test Fell Short of Their EPA Estimates

Consumer Reports: Nearly Half of EVs in Our Highway-Only Range Test Fell Short of Their EPA Estimates

COLCHESTER, CT — Range anxiety—the fear that an electric vehicle (EV) couldn’t go enough miles on a charge—is a key factor that’s deterring Americans from going all-electric, according to 54 percent of adults in a 2022 national-representative survey by Consumer Reports (CR), the nonprofit research, testing, a ... Continue reading

How Vehicle History Reports Shape Your Used Car Choice

How Vehicle History Reports Shape Your Used Car Choice

In the fast-paced world of car buying, making an informed decision is major. The used car market, brimming with options, can be both exciting and daunting. ... Continue reading

Reports indicate that not a single electric vehicle charging station has been constructed with the $7.5 billion in federal investment available

Reports indicate that not a single electric vehicle charging station has been constructed with the $7.5 billion in federal investment available

Reports indicate that not a single electric vehicle charging station has been constructed with the $7.5 billion in federal investment available through the Federal Highway Administration’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program, threatening the Biden administration’s goal to build 500,000 EV charg ... Continue reading

2023 Audi A3 - Review by Larry Nutson

2023 Audi A3 - Review by Larry Nutson

2023 Audi A3 Review ... Continue reading

CoPilot Digital Car Shopping Service Adds AI-Assisted App

CoPilot Digital Car Shopping Service Adds AI-Assisted App

CHICAGO--CoPilot, the leading consumer-focused car shopping app, has launched the car market’s first-ever comprehensive AI-assisted car shopping experience. Through CoPilot’s app, consumers can now search for and receive AI-curated, ranked recommendations with detailed analysis on which vehicle is the best fit for ... Continue reading

VINCENTRIC BEST CPO VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS

VINCENTRIC BEST CPO VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS

The 11th annual Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America™ Awards were announced today, with Ford claiming more awards than any other brand. Ford earned six model-level awards and two brand-level awards, including a fourth time win for Best CPO Value Truck Brand, and an outstanding eighth win in a ro ... Continue reading

EV Repair Costs 29% Higher Than Traditional Vehicle Repair Costs in Side-by-side Model Comparison

EV Repair Costs 29% Higher Than Traditional Vehicle Repair Costs in Side-by-side Model Comparison

WESTLAKE, Texas--Solera Holdings, LLC, the global leader in vehicle lifecycle management, today announced groundbreaking global research looking at repair cost trends of electric vehicles (EVs) in comparison to internal combustion engine (ICE) repair costs. The comparative study considered aggregate international analy ... Continue reading

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Partner Wanted: Trademarked and Registered Automotive SMART TV CHANNEL Ready To Go Live

A car guy's most important Stop On The Digital Mother Road. The Auto Channel provides focused easy to understand, easy to read helpful and fun automotive content. ... Continue reading

OVERCHARGED EXPECTATIONS: UNMASKING THE TRUE COSTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

OVERCHARGED EXPECTATIONS: UNMASKING THE TRUE COSTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

By Kenneth Schrupp Special to The Auto Channel The Center Square The complete costs of ... Continue reading

EVs and Digital Used Car Dealers Are Only Made On Wall Street

EVs and Digital Used Car Dealers Are Only Made On Wall Street

You can't find any EV or Used Car Lot news without a salivating focus on Tesla's stock price and how other car companies building EV's will see their stock value soar, that is until the dealers report the unsold inventory sitting on dealerships lots across the U.S. and every car maker goes into the digital used car biz ... Continue reading

Latest Official EV Welfare For Rich People From Your Friends and Neighbors

Latest Official EV Welfare For Rich People From Your Friends and Neighbors

October 6, 2023 Starting in January Inflation Reduction Act Provision Will Allow Consumers to Transfer Credit to Car Dealer, Reducing Purchase Price of New and Previously Owned Clean Vehicles at Time of SaleWASHINGTON – As part of Bidenomics and the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S ... Continue reading

JD Power Report - Are Mass Market Buyers Being Priced Out of EVs?

JD Power Report - Are Mass Market Buyers Being Priced Out of EVs?

Key Findings Premium EVs Far More Affordable than Mass Market EVs, on Relative Basis: The extra cost that premium automobile buyers are paying to own an electric vehicle (EV) vs. a comparable internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle is significantly lower than that paid by mass market buyers. ... Continue reading

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