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EV Motoring: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

EV Motoring: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

A common question asked by many folks when I mention I’ve driven a new battery-powered electric vehicle is: How does it drive? My response is, consistently, that it drives very well like every new vehicle coming onto the market today. It can accurately be said: Today, there are no bad cars—or trucks! The new electr ... Continue reading

ETHANOL POWERED FORD RANGER RAPTOR CONQUERS BAJA 1000

ETHANOL POWERED FORD RANGER RAPTOR CONQUERS BAJA 1000

The next-generation Ethanol Powered race-prepped, stock Ranger Raptor finished the SCORE-International Baja 1000 atop the stock mid-size class, then drove on public roads back to its base in Riverside, California after the race. The nearly-flawless Ford Performance global effort was powered by a low-carbon biofuel from ... Continue reading

2023 BMW iX M60 Review By Larry Nutson

2023 BMW iX M60 Review By Larry Nutson

The global automobile industry continues to move forward with the ever-increasing electrification of vehicles. Specific battery-electric vehicle architecture, referred to in the industry as a skate board because of its look, is being designed. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion? Originaly Published Here In 2009

Electric Vehicles, Solution or Diversion? Originaly Published Here In 2009

The EV facts in this editorial provide evidence that Electric Vehicles were never, are not now, nor will they become a meaningful alternative to replace the nearly 300 million gasoline drinking vehicles on America's roads within the next 200 years, thus keeping America beholden to OPEC and the Big Oil mafia while China ... Continue reading

What America Needs Is A Good Under $16K New Car

What America Needs Is A Good Under $16K New Car

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Featuring additional available technology and refreshed front-end styling, the 2023 Nissan Versa goes on sale next month with a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 of $15,730. ... Continue reading

We Are Angry As Hell And Hope You Are, Too!

We Are Angry As Hell And Hope You Are, Too!

Auto Central Louisville KY August 12, 2022; When you read about what we know about Ethanol and how it can help the USA but is being stifled, it may sound like we are angry...we are...VERY ANGRY. Why anti American lies about Ethanol Fuel, the proven solution to our gasoline emission and supply problems, has been allowed ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Included In 10 Best Cars at Japan Car of the Year

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Included In 10 Best Cars at Japan Car of the Year

Built on the Hyundai Motor’s Electric Global Modular Platform, (E-GMP) architecture, the car offers strong performance, ultra-fast charging, a Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function, as well as advanced connectivity and various driver assistance features that enhance the in-car experience for all. ... Continue reading

New Battery and EV Factory Dedicated By Hyundai Motors For Hyundai and Kia Production

New Battery and EV Factory Dedicated By Hyundai Motors For Hyundai and Kia Production

New facilities represent U.S. investment of approx. USD 5.54 billion Commercial production to begin 1H 2025 with annual capacity of 300,000 units HMG to become a leader of electrified mobility solutions with investment Hyundai Hope, Hyundai Hope On Wheels, Genesis Inspiration Foundation and Kia Accelerate the Good dona ... Continue reading

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up October 9-15, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up October 9-15, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel Automotive Content Library and Archive — Find a 23 year old archive of millions of articles: news, video, opinion, how-to's, reviews, database info for every pinpointed topic, all in one place all free all here on The Auto Channel. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up August 28-September 3, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up August 28-September 3, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets ... Continue reading

My Plug-in Hybrid Calculator - Hydrids Are Now EV's Electrified Vehicles (Originally Published 2013)

My Plug-in Hybrid Calculator - Hydrids Are Now EV's Electrified Vehicles (Originally Published 2013)

Can a Plug-in Hybrid Save Money? Ask "My Plug-in Hybrid Calculator." Fueleconomy.gov has developed a new tool to help consumers who are thinking about purchasing a plug-in hybrid vehicle. The new tool, called "My Plug-in Hybrid Calculator" can help estimate personalized fuel use and costs for a plug-in based on a consu ... Continue reading

Bosch Driving the Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Future Brings Technology From Germany To US

Bosch Driving the Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Future Brings Technology From Germany To US

Anderson, S.C., Aug. 31, 2022 -- Bosch continues growth to support hydrogen economy with its first production of fuel cell technology in the United States Stack is the heart of a fuel cell power module that will propel Class 8 trucks Anderson facility will expand on its expertise in electronics and sensors with new pro ... Continue reading

Lexus Is the "Class" of Luxury, Yet Strong Moves From Acura and Infiniti Make It a Race, ACSI Data Show

Lexus Is the "Class" of Luxury, Yet Strong Moves From Acura and Infiniti Make It a Race, ACSI Data Show

Satisfaction with the auto industry is moving in reverse. Overall customer satisfaction with automobiles slides 1.3% to a score of 77 (out of 100), according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI®) Automobile Study 2021-2022. ... Continue reading

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