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American Automakers Losing Ground in a Shrinking Chinese Market

American Automakers Losing Ground in a Shrinking Chinese Market

According to Bloomberg, the market share of U.S. brands fell to 10.7 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from 12.2 percent a year earlier, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion Or Just A Modern China Induced Tulip-like Frenzy?

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion Or Just A Modern China Induced Tulip-like Frenzy?

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

FCA Reports August 2018 US Sales Some Brands Up Some Down

FCA Reports August 2018 US Sales Some Brands Up Some Down

Ram brand achieves highest August ever Ram light-duty pickup posts highest month of total sales ever Jeep® Wrangler sales set new August record Alfa Romeo sales increase 96 percent September 4, 2018 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC today reported sales of 193,718 vehicles, a 10 percent increase compared with sales i ... Continue reading

Auto News Digest, Week Ending September 1, 2018; Edited By Larry Nutson

Auto News Digest, Week Ending September 1, 2018; Edited By Larry Nutson

Last Weeks Automotive News Highlights: Ideal Vehicle Awards, Less Speed Less Deaths, Ford Stock Tanks, FCA UAW Sentencing, New NAFTA, Tesla Cash Trouble, High Gas Prices, VW Recall, Nissan Recall, Chinese EV To Europe, Monterey Events Conclude ... Continue reading

Hey Mom You Should Drive A Minivan; Here’s Why

Hey Mom You Should Drive A Minivan; Here’s Why

Maybe out of pride. Perhaps ignorance. Many of us are looking for good solid family material, yet reject prospects that are committed and generous. ... Continue reading

Waymo self-driving vehicles hit snags in Phoenix tests

Waymo self-driving vehicles hit snags in Phoenix tests

Waymo’s autonomous king ambitions are slowing due to tech troubles with its self-driving vehicles. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS: August 20-26 2018

NHTSA RECALLS: August 20-26 2018

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

Auto News Digest, Week Ending August 25, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Auto News Digest, Week Ending August 25, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Last Week's Auto News Highlights: Best New Cars For Teens; Autonomous Not Ready For Prime Time; Google's Waymo and China; Kalashnikov Shocker; Monterey Unveilings, Mustang's Woodward Ave; Ford EV Recall; FCA Minivan Recall; Another Jaguar EV; Down Under NASCAR, ... Continue reading

IIHS Crash Ratings: 2 of 3 Minivans Earn Acceptable or Good Rating in Passenger-side Test

IIHS Crash Ratings: 2 of 3 Minivans Earn Acceptable or Good Rating in Passenger-side Test

Family matters 2 of 3 minivans earn acceptable or good rating in passenger-side test The Toyota Sienna stumbled, the Chrysler Pacifica turned in an acceptable performance and the Honda Odyssey finished strong in the Institute's passenger-side small overlap front crash test. The 2018–19 model minivans are the latest g ... Continue reading

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Limited Review and Road-test By John Heilig

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Limited Review and Road-test By John Heilig

The only disadvantage to a softer ride came up in our hillclimb test. In this, the roads wind and some of the turns are tight. The Pacifica exhibited a tendency to lean in most corners and showed boat-like qualities. On most roads this isn’t a problem, but you should be aware of it if you normally encounter winding r ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS August 13, 2018

NHTSA RECALLS August 13, 2018

This Weeks Recalls, BMW; Subaru; Chevrolet; GMC; Jeep; Chrysler; Hyundai; Genesis; Volkswagen; Ford; Karma; Polaris; Yamaha; Forest River; Ducati; Freightliner; KZRV; Jayco; Keystone; Multiquip ... Continue reading

My Car Does What? See Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Technology Features On Your New Car - What They Are And How They Work

My Car Does What? See Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Technology Features On Your New Car - What They Are And How They Work

Learn About Future Safety Features all manufacturers will have in new cars by 2022.‚Äč Safety Features Back-up Camera Anti-Lock Braking System Blind Spot Monitor Automatic Emergency Braking Lane Departure Warning Tire Pressure Monitoring System Adaptive Cruise Control Adaptive Headlights Automatic Parallel Parking Auto ... Continue reading

There Are Life Or Death Decisions To Make When Considering Which Car or Truck To Buy +VIDEO

There Are Life Or Death Decisions To Make When Considering Which Car or Truck To Buy +VIDEO

Its fun to worry about a new sound system or spiffy interior color...but spend some time researching which cars are more likely to keep you alive in a crash... ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports July 2018 Sales

FCA US Reports July 2018 Sales

Ram brand reports highest July sales ever, Light-Duty retail sales climbed 17 percent Jeep® brand reports highest July sales ever, retail sales rose 16 percent Jeep Cherokee posts best July sales ever, retail sales jumped 73 percent Alfa Romeo July sales increase 65 percent FCA US LLC today reported July 2018 sales of ... Continue reading

Bill Ford Statement On The Passing Of Sergio Marchionne

Bill Ford Statement On The Passing Of Sergio Marchionne

The following statement is attributable to Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company, on the July 25 passing of former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne: “Sergio Marchionne was one of the most respected leaders in the industry whose creativity and bold determination helped to restore Chrysler to financial h ... Continue reading

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