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Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Detroit was the world stage and global reveals were the star power as the second day of Press Preview unfolded with the introduction of trucks, crossovers and coupes as well as brand-defining concepts and prototypes. The day opened with the crowning of the Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator as winners of th ... 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

Japanese Car Makers Partner In New Company To Develop Hydrogen Recharging Station Network in Japan

Japanese Car Makers Partner In New Company To Develop Hydrogen Recharging Station Network in Japan

The new company will collaborate with external organizations, such as the Fuel Cell Commercialization Conference of Japan (FCCJ) and HySUT, to reduce cost by addressing issues such as the standardization of equipment and revision of regulations. ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe December 2017

Letter from Europe December 2017

Letter from Europe by Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief I am afraid things have going somewhat crazy of late, hence the lack of reporting. The most interesting and relevant thing that happened to was the saga of recharging electric cars. ... Continue reading

PEAK's John Force wins Top Fuel, Funny Car titles as car owner, finishes seventh in driver standings +VIDEO

PEAK's John Force wins Top Fuel, Funny Car titles as car owner, finishes seventh in driver standings +VIDEO

Sixteen-time NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champion John Force added two more titles to his team's repertoire Sunday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, with teammate Robert Hight winning the Funny Car championship and daughter Brittany Force the Top Fuel crown as JFR earned its first double championships in team his ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 8 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 8 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report unveiled October's list of the Best Cars to Buy Now. ... Continue reading

New AAA Study Reveals Shocking News: ICE IS COLD!

New AAA Study Reveals Shocking News: ICE IS COLD!

And New Vehicle Infotainment Systems Increase Distractions Behind the Wheel. Almost 8 years ago, we published a story titled "The Ultimate Driving Distraction: Electric Cars." Our story pointed out the irony of all the new in-car innovations being unveiled at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas just a ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday July 1, 2017

AUTO LAB RADIO SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE Worldwide From New York City 7-9 AM Saturday July 1, 2017

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

10 Best New-Car Deals For June 2017 According To Kelley Blue Book

10 Best New-Car Deals For June 2017 According To Kelley Blue Book

IRVINE, Calif., June 12, 2017 To kick off the summer selldown season, the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com have compiled a list of their top 10 lease, financing and cash back deals for new models available this month from a variety of automakers. ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe; Overpriced and Overpowered Jeep and Jaguar, Happy Rogue, Happy F-Pace

Letter from Europe; Overpriced and Overpowered Jeep and Jaguar, Happy Rogue, Happy F-Pace

Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel As of this month subject to permits from local authorities motor racing is allowed on the roads of Great Britain. Some enthusiasts are jumping up and down at the thought of Grand Prix cars thundering down The Mall and on to Buckingham Palace before reaching Hyde Park ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 20, 2017: Jaguar, Hyundai, Infiniti, Volkswagen, Audi, Range Rover, RV's Trailers

NHTSA RECALL RECAP: March 20, 2017: Jaguar, Hyundai, Infiniti, Volkswagen, Audi, Range Rover, RV's Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

Growing up in New York I grew up with an unbending prejudice towards the invincibility and incontrovertible exactness of The New York Times on every subject printed within. I along with virtually every kid on the streets of Brooklyn and other boroughs (ok, except maybe not the Bronx) never argued about or questioned an ... Continue reading

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2017 Best Resale Value Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2017 Best Resale Value Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 -- The 2017 model-year brand and category winners of the annual Best Resale Value Awards, recognizing vehicles for their projected retained value through the initial five-year ownership period, were announced today by Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and informatio ... Continue reading

2016 CES - Don't Be Fooled By Robot Car Hype At CES Gadget Show, Consumer Watchdog Warns

2016 CES - Don't Be Fooled By Robot Car Hype At CES Gadget Show, Consumer Watchdog Warns

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2016-- Consumers and regulators should not be fooled by the autonomous vehicle hype coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Consumer Watchdog warned today. "Robot car advocates are putting a glitzy spin on their 'autonomous' technologies," said John M. Simpson, Consumer W ... Continue reading

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