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AUTO LAB - Auto Talk Radio LIVE from New York City This Saturday June 16, 2018 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB - Auto Talk Radio LIVE from New York City This Saturday June 16, 2018 7-9 AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old weekly automotive-focused radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of no bull experienced hands-on automotive experts in-studio providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car repair and buying advice. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Stinger Adrenaline Pumping Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2018 Kia Stinger Adrenaline Pumping Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Lest you question Kia’s ability to complete against the European brands, Kia has topped J.D. Power’s Initial Quality nameplate rankings for the last two years. ... Continue reading

Remember When 'Foreign Cars" Cost More - Well They May Again

Remember When 'Foreign Cars" Cost More - Well They May Again

Trump Tariffs May Cost Carmakers at Least 1 Million Annual Sales Says Industry Predictor Washington DC June 12, 2018; The NADA newsletter reported that if President Donald Trump slaps a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles, it may cost the U.S. auto industry 1 million annual vehicle sales -- and that’s just the low ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive Digest, Week of June 4-10, 2018: Corvette BooBoo; Cadillac Stays A New Yoorker; Paris Sans Makers; Trade Talks; Gasoline From Air; Tesla Troubles; GM And Honda Charges Up; Autonomous Cars Coming But Not For Me; BIG Kia Recall

Nutson's Automotive Digest, Week of June 4-10, 2018: Corvette BooBoo; Cadillac Stays A New Yoorker; Paris Sans Makers; Trade Talks; Gasoline From Air; Tesla Troubles; GM And Honda Charges Up; Autonomous Cars Coming But Not For Me; BIG Kia Recall

Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with Michigan Bureau contributing editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell compile The Auto Channel's Take On Last Weeks Automotive News ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS Week Of June 4-10, 2018; Ferrari; BMW; Volkswagen; Suzuki; Kia; MCI; International; Newmar; Kenworth; IC Bus; Plus Trucks, RV's and Trailers

NHTSA RECALLS Week Of June 4-10, 2018; Ferrari; BMW; Volkswagen; Suzuki; Kia; MCI; International; Newmar; Kenworth; IC Bus; Plus Trucks, RV's and Trailers

Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

2016 New Car Reviews (278) - All Makes

2016 New Car Reviews (278) - All Makes

When They Were New Reviews; 2016 New Car Reviews, 2016 New Truck Reviews; Acura to Volvo ... Continue reading

Kia Recalls 500,000 Vehicles In U.S.

Kia Recalls 500,000 Vehicles In U.S.

Kia Motors is recalling more than 507,000 vehicles in the United States because an electronic glitch may prevent air bags from deploying in the event of a crash. Kia’s recall issued on Friday covers 2010-2013 Kia Fortes, 2011-2013 Kia Optimas and 2011-2012 Kia Optima Hybrid and Sedona vehicles. ... Continue reading

Automotive News+ Archive (1995-Present) Indexed by Single Topics

Automotive News+ Archive (1995-Present) Indexed by Single Topics

The Auto Channel Automotive Content Library and Archive — Find a 23 year old archive of millions of articles: news, video, opinion, how-to's, reviews, database info for every pinpointed topic, all in one place all free all here on The Auto Channel. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

Of course, the big story here is the super-efficient powertrain based on a smallish 2.0-liter four-cylinder with direct injection, good for just 154 horsepower, and a 67-horsepower electric motor (replacing the fly-wheel) fed by a 9.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery. The systems are remarkably well integrated with a sophis ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Announces May 2018 Sales

Kia Motors America Announces May 2018 Sales

IRVINE, Calif., June 1, 2018 -- Kia Motors America today announced May sales of 59,462 vehicles, representing a 1.6 percent increase over the same period last year and the brand's highest monthly sales total in 2018. May sales were led by the Forte and Sorento, with 11,261 and 10,370 units sold, respectively. In additi ... Continue reading

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

Fuel-Cell Madness...SLAP!...Thanks I Needed That!

I just slapped myself in the face, boy i need that! Auto Central January 21, 2016; I was considering The Auto Channel's long-time fervent support of ethanol as America's alt fuel solution and found that I was getting caught up in the hydrogen hysteria...so if I was, so is everybody, after my face slap I came to my sens ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Appoints Michael Cole As Chief Operating Officer And Executive Vice President

Kia Motors America Appoints Michael Cole As Chief Operating Officer And Executive Vice President

IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2018 -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the appointment of Michael Cole to the role of chief operating officer and executive vice president. Cole – the chief operating officer of Kia Motors Europe since November 2012 – will serve as the central point of contact for all sales, market ... Continue reading

2015 New Car Reviews

2015 New Car Reviews

Buying a 2015 used car? Here are the ... Continue reading

Wanna Buy An Imported Car - You May Have To Spend More

Wanna Buy An Imported Car - You May Have To Spend More

Washington DC May 24, 2018; The AIADA newsletter reported that President Donald Trump's push for tariffs on imported cars and trucks threatened a shake-up of the global auto industry while motivating nations including China and Germany to reiterate commitments of varying strength to free trade, reports Bloomberg. The U ... Continue reading

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