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2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Stinger Review By Larry Nutson

When Kia introduced the Stinger five-passenger fastback sports sedan they were poised to redefine a segment currently populated by European automakers. The Stinger is the highest-performance production vehicle in the company’s history. ... 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

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

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Kia Rio Sedan or Hatchback (You pays yer money you gets your cherce) Review by Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief The Auto Channel. This all-new 2018 made its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show this past spring. ... 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

Kia July 2018 US Sales

Kia July 2018 US Sales

July sales of 53,112 vehicles, with the Rio and Optima car lines and Sorento SUV up double digits over the same period last year.“Rio and Sorento were up by double-digits year-over-year for the second consecutive month and Optima made a big move as new customers continue to discover Kia’s world-class vehicles and t ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... Continue reading

2018 APEAL Study From J.D. Powers - Complete List Of Winners

2018 APEAL Study From J.D. Powers - Complete List Of Winners

Given the significant cost of owning a new vehicle, delighting customers is challenging for auto manufacturers. That challenge is being met, as evidenced by a 10-point increase in overall satisfaction from 2017, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB Live from New York Saturday July 21, 2018 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB Live from New York Saturday July 21, 2018 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234, New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok and a panel of experienced hands-on automotive experts providing honest, practical and street-smart car repair and auto relevant news and buying advice. ... Continue reading

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest SUVs for Summer 2018

Autotrader Names 10 Hottest SUVs for Summer 2018

Autotrader editors put together its list of the 10 hottest SUVs for the summer of 2018. These fun, practical vehicles are the 10 most-searched new, used, and certified pre-owned utility vehicles on Autotrader. "Utility tops the must-have list for today's car shopper, which is why SUV sales continue to set records among ... 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

2018 New Car Reviews And 2018 New Truck Reviews

2018 New Car Reviews And 2018 New Truck Reviews

2018 New Car Reviews and 2018 New Truck Reviews, Professional reviews only ... Continue reading

AIADA: What Is An American Car?

AIADA: What Is An American Car?

Explore the map to learn more about the international nameplate vehicles, plants, and people that are contributing to our country's economic recovery. The Honda Ridgeline, Acura RDX, Honda Odyssey, and Honda Pilot are among the most American-made vehicles driven by U.S. consumers.* Vehicles like these demonstrate that ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Announces June 2018 Sales

Kia Motors America Announces June 2018 Sales

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2018 -- Kia Motors America today announced June sales of 56,571 vehicles, a 0.8-percent increase over the same period last year. In the month that saw Kia top all non-premium brands in J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study for the fourth consecutive year, sales were led by the Sorento SUV at 12,089 ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB - Auto Talk Radio LIVE from New York This Saturday June 23, 2018 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB - Auto Talk Radio LIVE from New York This Saturday June 23, 2018 7-9 AM

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 and the rest of the world via The Auto Channel. Auto Lab prov ... Continue reading

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