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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 Last Detroit Auto Show in Winter - By Larry Nutson

The Last Detroit Auto Show in Winter - By Larry Nutson

The Last Detroit Auto Show in Winter By Larry Nutson Executive Producer and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC-4404) Yes, there will be no more sloshing through blizzards or single digit temperatures after this year. Beginning in 2020 the Detroit Auto Show, the North American International Auto Show (NAI ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus ES Review, Intersect with Luxury By Larry Nutson

2019 Lexus ES Review, Intersect with Luxury By Larry Nutson

2019 Lexus ES Review; 2019 New car Review, the ES is Lexus’ highest volume sedan and third biggest volume seller behind the RX and NX crossover SUVs. And now for 2019 the seventh generation Lexus ES midsize sedan has arrived. ... Continue reading

First Drive Review By Larry Nutson - 2019 RAM Truck Of The Year +VIDEO

First Drive Review By Larry Nutson - 2019 RAM Truck Of The Year +VIDEO

If you’ve followed pickup truck news in the last couple years you know there has been lots of discussion on body materials. The new 2019 Ram has a new frame that features 98 percent high-strength steel. The body is steel, and to improve light-weighting and fuel efficiency, the new Ram has an aluminum hood and tailgat ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus LS 500 - Living The Life Of Luxury Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Lexus LS 500 - Living The Life Of Luxury Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

The Lexus LS was made longer, lower and wider with the 2018 re-do. It now rides on 123-inch wheelbase and stretches out at 206.1 inches in overall length. The LS covers up a good bit of real estate but on the plus side there’s plenty of room in the cabin to travel in comfort. ... 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

2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Review By Larry Nutson - Luxury and Innovation

2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Review By Larry Nutson - Luxury and Innovation

I say the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC is exhilarating to drive, whether in be on city streets, along an interstate or carving through some scenic back roads, a very well balanced car that can go from the sublime to the aggressive. Mercedes say the E-Class Sedan (and Wagon) are the most advanced vehicles in the Merc ... Continue reading

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Engineered For America By Larry Nutson

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Engineered For America By Larry Nutson

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Review: The 4-door Jetta is more stylish and has a new coupe-like exterior design. VW says customer desire drove this design approach. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF; More Power = More Fun Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Mazda MX-5 RF; More Power = More Fun Review By Larry Nutson

The Mazda MX-5 is, well, pure fun. With it’s new found power, light weight, balanced steering and nicely tuned and compliant suspension you really can’t ask for much more. Plus, it’s really affordable. At Autobahn Country Club I tossed it into corners and the car just eats it. Step into the throttle on exit, zoom ... Continue reading

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson

Gone is a V8 engine. All Navigators are powered by a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. Also gone is the former 6-speed automatic and now a 10-speed automatic is standard. EPA test-cycle ratings for the Reserve 4X4 are 18 mpg combined with 16 city mpg and 21 highway mpg. Other models, which I’ll mention i ... 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

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

I was in the audience on that day back in January when the original 1968 Mustang GT fastback that starred alongside Steve McQueen in the award-winning movie “Bullitt” drove onto Ford stage at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Molly McQueen, a third-generation member of the McQueen family, ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW X4 A crossover for the sporty set. The usual approach for the introduction of a new vehicle to the automotive media is for an automaker to find a location with good driving roads, descent weather, reasonable access to an airport, and a suitable hotel as well as food. The launch program for the new 2019 BMW X4 ... Continue reading

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review by Larry Nutson

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review by Larry Nutson

The compact SUV segment is very crowded with many formidable entires from all the major brands. There’s something for everyone. Price is all-important and the Eclipse Cross is well positioned with a starting price of $23,595 making it attractive to young adults who are just getting started in their careers. ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2019 Volvo XC40 Entry Luxury SUV Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

The compact crossover SUV segment is a very lucrative playing ground for an auto maker and one of the hottest segments in the marketplace. Volvo, not to be left on the sidelines. ... Continue reading

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