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Safer Winter Driving -Think Ice and Snow Tires - You'll Be Happy You Did

Safer Winter Driving -Think Ice and Snow Tires - You'll Be Happy You Did

Would you pay $1000 for a safer winter drive? Put another way, how much is your deductible, plus two weeks of car rental, plus an accident charged to your insurance, plus the emotional turmoil of an accident? How much is it worth to be able to have sufficient control to avoid an accident and possible injury on a snow-c ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review Is the Second Generation Veloster a GTI competitor? That’s the question we found ourselves asking as we hustled around interesting curves near Detroit last week. The stick-to-the-road was there and this was a relatively plush 2019 Veloster Ultimate It had no Michelin Pilot Sport summer-on ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota RAV4 The Best Gets Better - Review By Thom Cannell

2019 Toyota RAV4 The Best Gets Better - Review By Thom Cannell

The first thing we noticed about the all-new model was its truck-like front end, complete with hints of Toyota’s Tacoma and Tundra. The look is far bolder and adroitly chiseled. The new platform also has rear multi-link suspension, and we were interested in how that would affect its ride and handling. ... Continue reading

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

There are two variations of the new XT4, each built for a different audiences. They are the Luxury or Premium Luxury models, and the Sport. The Luxury edition, starting at $37,790 (which we didn’t test), is available in front wheel drive (FWD) and all wheel drive (AWD). AWD is a stand-alone $2,500 option that was fit ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 24, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 24, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Ghosn Mess; Gas Prices Up; GM Employee Buyout; New Evoque; Toyota and PSA Un-venture; VW Committed To Autonomous; Odyssey Recall; Lagano Champ; RIP Long Islander Irv Gordon The P1800 3 million Mega-mile Volvo Man Dies Driving In China ... Continue reading

2018.5 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Thom Cannell

2018.5 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Thom Cannell

Volkswagen has listened to customers, particularly those who wanted a smaller, do-everything crossover with more space for family, gear, or both. Tiguan, once an even more-compact crossover, is now longer, and offers third-row seating, which is a North American exclusive. ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Three-row Atlas SEL With 4MOTION Review By Thom Cannell

2018 Volkswagen Three-row Atlas SEL With 4MOTION Review By Thom Cannell

Atlas’ appearance is unmistakably Volkswagen, vamping the current Passat and Jetta and future Arteon. It has clear domes over its headlamps and rows of rectangular accents inset beneath the two-bar grille. Highly sculpted character lines run from below the rear taillight to the headlights to strengthen doors and deli ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 17, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 17, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

China Tariffs; Big Time Limitations For Autonomous Vehicles; Only 50% Of Young Adults Enjoy Time Driving; VW Of Dieselgate Ruling Fame Plans On Spending $50 Billion On EV's (Cause The wanna or cause they have ta?). Porsche Tops Owner Satisfaction; Vehicle Magazine Truck-SUV Finalists Named; Toyota Swims Upstream Reveal ... Continue reading

2017 Expert SUV Reviews, Specs, Crash Ratings, Service Bulletins and 4 Car Comparisons - The Auto Channel

2017 Expert SUV Reviews, Specs, Crash Ratings, Service Bulletins and 4 Car Comparisons - The Auto Channel

2017 Expert SUV Reviews, Specs, When They Were New MSRP Prices and 4 Car Comparison Tool - The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 3, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending November 3, 2018; Executive Producer Larry Nutson

US Sales UP (Surprise!); Cadillac Books On Hold; GM RIF; GM Capital Cutback; GM Going Into Bicycle Biz; Toyota Sports Car To Debut In Detroit; Tesla Troubles; Faraday Future (May Not Have One); SEMA News; FORD GT; Harley Recall; Jeep Recall; Scion Recall; Lewis Hamilton Wins 2nd Straight F-1 Title ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending October 27, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending October 27, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Important Automotive News In Digest Form - Week Ending October 26, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson - Consumer Reports New Car Quality Down; Doobie Crashes Up; Ford Ranger Reborn; Consumers: Self Driving Coming 50 Years From Now; BMW Recall; Ford Focus Recall; Tesla; GM EV PU; Dyson Sucking Up To EV's; New Ford China Boss; ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending October 20, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending October 20, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest Week Ending October 20, 2018; ... Continue reading

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC Terrain SLT Review By Thom Cannell

GMC’s 2018 Terrain is hardly an average family car, which is today a sports utility vehicle—an SUV. With diligence, perseverance, and clever marketing, GMC has created a luxury brand that maintains its heritage of rugged, dependable, hard-working trucks, now with refinement and elegance. ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 22, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 22, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Collusion Among German Car Makers?; GM Ignition Switch Case Turned Off; J Mays Ex Ford Designer to Whirlpool; Nissan Recall: Park Your Car Now!; Fassst VW; Motorsport Update ... 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

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