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USA Today Shows Top 10 Vehicles With Manual Transmission, "TACH's Perfect Match" Shows You All

USA Today Shows Top 10 Vehicles With Manual Transmission, "TACH's Perfect Match" Shows You All

For some drivers, pushing a clutch pedal and rowing your gears are among the most satisfying parts of the driving experience. For others, nostalgia explains the attraction. If you're in either camp, know that many mainstream cars are available with a manual ... Continue reading

International Brands US Auto Sales Scoreboard January 2018

International Brands US Auto Sales Scoreboard January 2018

International brands led the American auto industry in January. Some of the brands driving the charge included BMW (up 5 percent from last January), Nissan (up 12.1 percent), and Toyota (up 17 percent). Toyota had its best month ever for light truck sales and saw the redesigned Camry’s sales climb 21.3 percent to be ... Continue reading

2018 to 1993 Professional Car Reviews and Truck Reviews

2018 to 1993 Professional Car Reviews and Truck Reviews

2018 Professional Car Reviews To 1993 Car Reviews, 2018 Truck Reviews To 1993 Truck Reviews Includes In-depth Specs, Side By Side Vehicle Comparisons2017–1994 Acura Reviews 2017–2016 Alfa Romeo Reviews 2015–2005 Aston Martin Reviews 2018–1996 Audi Reviews 2016–2004 Bentley Reviews 2018–1994 BMW Reviews 2017 ... Continue reading

PSA Y'all - Atlanta Lands PSA Groupe Headquarters

PSA Y'all - Atlanta Lands PSA Groupe Headquarters

PSA Group, steaming toward a return to the U.S. auto market, is poised to put its North American headquarters in the greater Atlanta area, Automotive News has learned. A spokesman for PSA North America declined to comment on the plan, but a source familiar with the project confirmed the selection of metro Atlanta. ... Continue reading

PSA Groupe: Five out of six trade unions, representing 80% of employees, sign the 2018 DAEC agreement

PSA Groupe: Five out of six trade unions, representing 80% of employees, sign the 2018 DAEC agreement

Fri, 19/01/2018 - The 2018 DAEC will be in line with the measures provided for under the New Momentum for Growth agreement covering the period 2017-2019. Groupe PSA’s Central Works Committee today issued a favourable opinion on the 2018 DAEC after five out of six trade unions – CFDT, CFE/CGC, CFTC, FO and GSEA – ... Continue reading

AIADA International Name Brand December 2017 Sales Scoreboard

AIADA International Name Brand December 2017 Sales Scoreboard

International brands captured 55 percent of the U.S. auto market in December and 55.7 percent for 2017 overall. December market share figures were down slightly from the 56.2 percent share they held in November, although overall sales were up, totaling 882,393 units for the month. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest, March 6-12, 2017; GM Sells Europe Brands; Geneva; McQueen Stang, World Car Finalists, MB Recall; More

* By far the biggest news of this week is the sale of GM’s European brands - Vauxhall in the UK and Opel in Germany - to French automaker PSA, maker of Citroen and Peugeot automobiles. GM cited the need to focus on Asian and U.S. markets that show much more promise of growth along with Europe’s burdensome regulator ... Continue reading

Statement on General Motors and PSA Group Strategic Initiatives

Statement on General Motors and PSA Group Strategic Initiatives

Detroit MI February 14, 2017; Since 2012, General Motors and PSA Group have been implementing an alliance covering, to date, three projects in Europe and generating substantial synergies for the two groups. Within this framework, General Motors and PSA Group regularly examine additional expansion and cooperation possib ... Continue reading

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

2017 IIHS Safety Picks+ Light Up The Night +VIDEO

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. ... Continue reading

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

TACH EXCLUSIVE: Instantly Find 2017 Cars and Trucks That Are Still Available With A Manual Transmission

In another web first, The Auto Channel makes it easier for new vehicle researchers to pare through the thousands of vehicles by body style, trim levels, prices, hundreds of specs, dimensions, capacities and now your choice of transmission type, manual, CVT and automatic. ... Continue reading

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

Average Age Of 284 Million Cars On U.S. Roads Rises Again in 2016 to 11.6 Years, IHS Markit Says, None Can Ever Become EV's, TACH Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has once again climbed slightly this year, to 11.6 years, according to industry experts at IHS Markit , a leading provider of business information and analysis for the global automotive industry. Registrations for light VIO, including ... Continue reading

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

2016 LA Auto Show: 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Finalists Announced

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2016 -- Finalists for 2017 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) were announced Tuesday at Automobility L.A., the conference that precedes the Los Angeles auto show. ... Continue reading

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

October 2016 US Auto Sales Scoreboard - AIADA

Washington DC November 2, 2016; The AIADA reported that sales in October slowed from the pace they enjoyed earlier in the year. However, the month's relatively minor decline in sales suggests that the market may have plateaued at a healthy pace. ... Continue reading

Opel Promotes Italian Rally Talent Tamara Molinaro

Opel Promotes Italian Rally Talent Tamara Molinaro

◾18-year-old to take the wheel of the Opel ADAM R2 as opening car for rallies in Austria and Germany ◾Joint effort to provide effective, lasting promotion of young talent in rallying Rüsselsheim 2016-07-22; Tamara Molinaro will quite literally be at the front of the field in her first rally season, guided by exper ... Continue reading

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

DETROIT 2016-06-20; For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business. The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General M ... Continue reading

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