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Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

Electric Vehicles Unclean At Every Speed - Electric Cars Don’t Solve The Automobile’s Environmental Problems

EVs and the Environment: The Discussion Continues Last summer, California highway police pulled over pop star Justin Bieber as he sped through Los Angeles in an attempt to shake the paparazzi. He was driving a hybrid electric car—not just any hybrid, mind you, but a chrome-plated Fisker Karma, a US $100 000 plug-in h ... Continue reading

New Mini Clubman Released

New Mini Clubman Released

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel The Hague, April 15, 2019. Mini has just released details and photos of the updated Clubman. ... Continue reading

Consumers Zeroing in on Exactly How They Want to Use an Electric Car, New Survey from MINI USA

Consumers Zeroing in on Exactly How They Want to Use an Electric Car, New Survey from MINI USA

As the popularity and availability of electric vehicles (EV) continues to grow in the U.S., consumers are zeroing in on how they want to use an EV. ... Continue reading

Are Electric Vehicles An Honest Alt-Fuel Solution Or A Chinese Controlled Tulip-like Diversion?

Are Electric Vehicles An Honest Alt-Fuel Solution Or A Chinese Controlled Tulip-like Diversion?

STOP CORPORATE EV WELFARE! 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 a ... Continue reading

IIHS Cars For Teens - Updated Recommendations +VIDEO

IIHS Cars For Teens - Updated Recommendations +VIDEO

IIHS tightens criteria for recommended used vehicles for teens ARLINGTON, Va. — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is applying more stringent criteria to its list of recommended used vehicles for teens, as recent safety improvements have percolated down to lower-cost used cars, SUVs, minivans and pickups. ... Continue reading

Top Closing For Convertibles?

Top Closing For Convertibles?

March 27, 2019; LMC reported that in 1996, the first-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK played a big part in popularizing the retractable hard-top design that other convertibles would go on to emulate. European sales of the convertible bodystyle subsequently peaked during the mid-noughties, with over 400,000 sold in 2004, as ... Continue reading

Car Reviews 1993-2019, Truck Reviews 1993-2019 - Direct To Consumers On The Auto Channel

Car Reviews 1993-2019, Truck Reviews 1993-2019 - Direct To Consumers On The Auto Channel

Professional Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2019; The Auto Channel The Web's Original Interactive Multimedia Car Site; Genuinely Intelligent Thousand's Of Trustworthy Automotive Car Reviews, New and Used car research starts at The Auto Channel! Get detailed expert reviews of every car on the market and the latest on road t ... Continue reading

BMW Group Reorganizes Management Board Divisions.

BMW Group Reorganizes Management Board Divisions.

Munich March 15, 2019; The BMW Group is reorganizing its Board of Management to create a new leaner, future-oriented structure. From 1 April 2019, the BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automotive brands will be part of a new central Sales Division. ... Continue reading

MINI USA Survey Finds Auto Consumers Divided on Size, But United on Customization

MINI USA Survey Finds Auto Consumers Divided on Size, But United on Customization

new survey MINI USA recently commissioned from market research and business intelligence firm Engine designed to identify car shopping trends among general consumers and millennials. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (PHEV) Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 (PHEV) Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

That’s a really big, long model name for this MINI. Actually, the Countryman is MINI’s biggest model with seating for five. ... Continue reading

Faster and more powerful than ever before: the new MINI John Cooper Works GP.

Faster and more powerful than ever before: the new MINI John Cooper Works GP.

Munich Germany, February 13, 2019; The British premium brand announces new version of the extremely sporty small car to come out in 2020 – 4-cylinder turbo engine with more than 220 kW/300 hp and motor racing technology by John Cooper Works promise a whole new dimension of performance and driving fun. The abbreviatio ... Continue reading

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

Vehicle Dependability Significantly Improves for Most Automakers On a day when people traditionally demonstrate their love for another person, consumers’ affection for their three-year-old vehicles is equally apparent in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today. ... Continue reading

Cold Weather Can Cut Electric Car Range Over 40%

Cold Weather Can Cut Electric Car Range Over 40%

The AP reported that cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found. The study of five electric vehicles by AAA also found that high temperatures can cut into battery range, but not nearly as much as the cold. ... Continue reading

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto Channel

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto Channel

2019-1993 New Car Reviews - The Auto ChannelNew Car Reviews Indexed By Make 1993-2019 • 2019–1994 Acura Reviews • 2018–2016 Alfa Romeo Reviews • 2015–2005 Aston Martin Reviews • 2018–1996 Audi Reviews • 2016–2004 Bentley Reviews • 2019–1994 BMW Reviews • 2018–1993 Buick Reviews • 2019–19 ... Continue reading

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