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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

2015 Car Reviews, 2015 Truck Reviews

2015 Car Reviews, 2015 Truck Reviews

2015 Car Reviews; 2015 Truck reviews, When They Were New Prices ... Continue reading

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

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

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