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Making Electric Vehicle Leap of Faith is Highly Satisfactory to New Owners, J.D. Power Finds

Making Electric Vehicle Leap of Faith is Highly Satisfactory to New Owners, J.D. Power Finds

As automakers continue to build excitement with new electric vehicle (EV)1 launches, first-time owners who have made the switch to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are discovering that it is a positive experience. Satisfaction among owners who are new to BEVs averages 754 (on a 1,000-point scale), which is comparable t ... Continue reading

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Sporty, sleek and functional By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8610) BMW has paced the introduction of the new 2nd generation 4 Series model lineup. The all-new 4 Series coupe was introduced for 2021 in June 2020. ... Continue reading

Our Marty Bernstein and BMW's V12 Drive Into Their Sunset

Our Marty Bernstein and BMW's V12 Drive Into Their Sunset

Based on the BMW M760i xDrive, these will be 12 of the last V12 BMW vehicles crafted for the US market and will be distinguished by unique badging, wheels, and a choice from the vast collection of exterior colors and upholstery offered by BMW Individual. BMW introduced their first roadgoing V12 in 1987. ... Continue reading

The 2023 BMW iX M60 – the best of three worlds: i, X, and M.

The 2023 BMW iX M60 – the best of three worlds: i, X, and M.

Range of 280 miles (preliminary EPA estimate). MSRP $105,100 plus $995 destination and handling. US market launch in June 2022. ... 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

Deloitte: Consumer's Next Car Power Choice Is Gasoline Or Hybrid But Definitely NOT Full Battery Electrics (BEV)

Deloitte: Consumer's Next Car Power Choice Is Gasoline Or Hybrid But Definitely NOT Full Battery Electrics (BEV)

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Key takeaways Continue Reading As global auto manufacturers continue to invest in electrified vehicle (EV) production, internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains dominate future U.S. intentions, with 69% of U.S. consumers looking to retain the technology for their next vehicle. ... Continue reading

PR Release Freebies Match The Brand Impact Of Paid-For TV - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Paying For What You Get

PR Release Freebies Match The Brand Impact Of Paid-For TV - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Paying For What You Get

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

2021 BMW 330e PHEV Sport Sedan - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 BMW 330e PHEV Sport Sedan - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

I had just removed the plug for a Level 2, 240-volt EV charger from the front fender charging port and closed its access door on the 2021 BMW 330e when another car approached. The driver of the Smart EV lowered their window and said, “You know, that space is for charging electric cars.” I smiled, said yes, and reop ... Continue reading

2022 BMW iX xDrive50 Info

2022 BMW iX xDrive50 Info

new generation of all-electric SAV from BMW. Combined 516 hp and electric all-wheel drive. ... Continue reading

Toyota Said "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...Why Did IT Change? This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota Said "The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines" - Motorist Choices Is The Future...Why Did IT Change? This Has Been TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary December 6, 2021

NHTSA RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary December 6, 2021

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary November 22, 2021

NHTSA Recall Summary November 22, 2021

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Announces 2022 U.S. ALG Residual Value Awards

J.D. Power Announces 2022 U.S. ALG Residual Value Awards

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. ALG Residual Value Awards, highlighted by Honda and Lexus being named brand award winners in the mass market and premium segments, respectively. “Accurately forecasting residual values in the auto industry is a key factor in assessing an estimated $225 billion lease portfolio of vehicles in the U ... Continue reading

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