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2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Cadillac XT4 A Drivers Review by Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +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

Nutson's Auto News Review - Week Ending May 11, 2019

Nutson's Auto News Review - Week Ending May 11, 2019

Auto News Digest Week of May 4-11 2019: Porsche Dieselgate; GM Plant News; Dyson (Vacuum Co.) To Build EV in Singapore; Illinois EV Owners Threatened To Pay Fair Share Of Road Maintenance; US Subsidizing EV Ownership; 1966 Le Mans Movie; VW EV iD.3 Now On Sale; Gas Prices Down?; One-Lap SRTs; GM Truck Recall; Uber IPO ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - April 28 - May 4, 2019

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - April 28 - May 4, 2019

* It is with great sadness the we report that Henny Hemmes, our friend, colleague, mentor, teacher and creative partner has passed away after a brave battle with ALS disease. For more than 25 years Henny had a successful career in motorsport with two Dutch FIA Championship titles, as well as top results in 24-hour raci ... Continue reading

One Hour In A Hellcat - 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Review By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

One Hour In A Hellcat - 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Review By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

You’d expect every journalist who writes about automotive things, you know, cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs to be an expert driver, able to fully describe the nuances of ride and handling, as well as evaluating telematics, safety systems, exterior design and whether the interior is suitable for a college dorm or C- ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota RAV4 Review; The Best Gets Better - Expert Opinion By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota RAV4 Review; The Best Gets Better - Expert Opinion By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota RAV4 Review. 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 ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved!

2019 Hyundai Veloster Review By Thom Cannell - GTI Competitor? +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved!

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

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 24, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 24, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

* As the largest consumer auto show in the country we pay attention to what happens at the just-completed Chicago Auto Show. Attendees vote on their “Best of Show” picks in a number of categories. ... Continue reading

2019 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FROM STEVE PURDY AND THOM CANNELL

2019 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FROM STEVE PURDY AND THOM CANNELL

The largest—and some claim the oldest, this being the 111th—auto show broke with tradition to begin press preview days with a bit of high-end entertainment. Until now the breakfast event hosted by the Midwest Auto Media Association and a chosen automaker always featured an auto exec touting products and financial p ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 16, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 16, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

* A new report from Navigant Research gives projections on the size of regional markets for consumer and commercial vehicles with Level 4 highly automated (HAV) driving capability. Waymo and General Motors are preparing for the commercial launch of geofenced automated mobility services. ... Continue reading

Top Automotive Stories This Past Week, Ending February 2, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Top Automotive Stories This Past Week, Ending February 2, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Top Automotive Stories This Past Week NASCAR HofF; * January light vehicle sales; EV Sales; Shanghai Auto Design Paradise; VW Still Number 1 in Worldwide Sales; Honda Number 1 in US Retail Car Sales; RAM Recall; GM Layoffs; Tesla Talk; Corvette HofF; Motorsports News ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 26, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 26, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Top Automotive Stories This Past Week: Barrett-Jackson Auction For Charity; Ford F-150 EV; Dodge Mopar Electrifying; $110,000 Lincoln 80th Anniversary Continental Coach Door Edition Sells Out; Car Love Survey; Ghosn Gone; Motorcycle Riding Really Good For You; Greenies Love EV's; Apple Autonomous Lays Off 200; Courtney ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 19, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 19, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Detroit; NACTOY; EYE ON; Ford VW; AHOF Inductees; Chevrolet Commercial Pulled; Autobahn Slow-up; Tesla Layoff; Colorado Emissions; Hyundai and Kia Recall; Dakar; Glen Wood RIP ... Continue reading

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show - Opinion From Tom Cannell and Steve Purdy

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show - Opinion From Tom Cannell and Steve Purdy

The Best of the 2019 North American International Auto Show By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau The North American International Auto Show in Detroit will never be the same. On that everyone agrees, including Rod Alberts, the show’s long-time director. ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 12, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 12, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 12, 2019: CES, If No EV's, Then Back To TV's, Refrigerators And Toaster Ovens; H2 Toyota; E Harley Motor Scooter; Muscle Cars Still Have Sales Muscle; Smart Buyers, Wagon Sales Re-energizing; Detroit Events; Ford VW?; Cadillac To Become GM EV Poster Child (Buh Bye Cadillac); ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 5, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending January 5, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

2018 US Auto Sales; Dodge And Lego; Drive Home Driving; GM EV Sales Hits Tax Rebate Reduction; Tesla Cuts Prices; Waymo Attacks; Autonomous Survey; Ford Takata Recall; New GM President; Audi EV In Super Bowl; CES Automotive; RIP Chevrolet's Jim Perkins ... Continue reading

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