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Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-20, 2017; FSBO-FCA?; Ford Looks At Future; GT40 Godfather Lunn Dies; Honda Recall; FCA Joins Autonomous Group

TACH's "take" on this past week's automotive news in easily "catch up" nuggets, or put these stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of (Indexed By Google) pages of automotive news ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. ... Continue reading

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Fiat 500X with 2017 Updates Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Style and fun in a small crossover with a very Italian personality. DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Fiat’s American lineup keeps expanding. The 500, “Cinquecento” in Italian, was a good beginning, but small three-door hatchbacks are a tough sell here, even with cheeky Italian style and available convertible ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

The 500X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade. It is two feet longer than the base 500, and the same length as the 500L The X’s 101-inch wheelbase is 10 inches longer than the base 500. REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Fiat 500X ENGINE: 2.4-liter I-4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm/184 l ... Continue reading

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2017 --With peak convertible season upon us, Cars.com dug into the data to determine the current state of the ragtop. ... Continue reading

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Of course auto journalists are widely known for taking advantage of freebies such as hotel rooms, test cars, dinners and such. Our confident mused that even if the cars weren’t charging, a few drivers had copped the prime parking spots – available only when charging is active. As long as they were plugged in, no on ... Continue reading

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

Dealers anticipate customers will be drawn to their stores this fall by attractive new models and incentives,” said AIADA President Cody Lusk. ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

But Fiat is back, and their latest venture into sports cars is the 124 Spider. Now, I remember a Fiat 124 from “back in the day.” It was a 2+2 open-top sporty car and it was the first car I ever earned a perfect score in during a rally. Sadly, my navigator never actually registered us, so we missed out on a great p ... Continue reading

FCA US Auto Sales July 2017

FCA US Auto Sales July 2017

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Jeep® Compass, Chrysler Pacifica and Ram ProMaster City each post their best July sales ever Jeep Grand Cherokee records best July sales since 2005 Chrysler 300 logs double-digit percentage increase in July FCA US LLC today reported sales of 161,477 units, a 10 percent decrease com ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Fiat 124 Spider High sun and fun factor Fiat disappeared from U.S. shores back in 1983 and made its return in 2009 with the 2-door Cinquecento, the 500. Now adding to the coupes, cabrios and small crossovers sold here by Fiat, the sporty, Italian flair of Fiat has emerged again with the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider. T ... Continue reading

Fiat 500: 10 Days Of Celebrations For A Journey Sixty Years In The Making

Fiat 500: 10 Days Of Celebrations For A Journey Sixty Years In The Making

The journey of the Fiat 500 has been 60 years in the making. The unrelenting ‘great little car’ has gone from Dante Giacosa's desk to the gates of the Mirafiori factory, and from the long avenues of Torino, to the MoMA in New York. ... Continue reading

NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 12, 2017 -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines ... Continue reading

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The Auto Channel: 100% Brand Safe and effective Advertising Environment People want and need auto information and The Auto Channel will provide them with instant access to a massive editorially unbiased on-line multi-media library of automotive information and entertainment. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 3-9, 2017: Tesla Toast?, EV Road Tax?; France Sans Gasoline; MB PU; NACOTY; Volvo Gets HyEV's; June US New Auto Sales Down

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 3-9, 2017: Tesla Toast?, EV Road Tax?; France Sans Gasoline; MB PU; NACOTY; Volvo Gets HyEV's; June US New Auto Sales Down

Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with fellow senior editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, give you TACH's "take" on this past week's automotive news in easy to digest mega-tweet sized nuggets. ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

There’s only one way that the Fiat 124 Spider should be driven. And that is with the top down! ... Continue reading

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