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AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday October 26, 2019, WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday October 26, 2019, WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

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

Toyota to Unveil Next-Generation "Mirai Concept" at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show's "Future Expo"

Toyota to Unveil Next-Generation "Mirai Concept" at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show's "Future Expo"

- Improvements in fuel cell technology offer up to thirty percent greater range, plus improved acceleration and performance - Totally redesigned on top of Toyota's latest modular platform to offer a superior driving experience, improved passenger comfort, and dynamic exterior styling Toyota City, Japan, Oct, 11 2019 - ... Continue reading

A Final Message From Our Friend T.Boone Pickens

A Final Message From Our Friend T.Boone Pickens

The following message from T. Boone Pickens was written prior to his passing on September 11, 2019. Mr. Pickens’ website and social media accounts are now being maintained by T. Boone Pickens Foundation team members. ... Continue reading

EV Startup Gets 100,000 Van Order From Investor Amazon

EV Startup Gets 100,000 Van Order From Investor Amazon

Startup Rivian Automotive got a big boost from one of its investors on Thursday when Amazon.com announced it was ordering 100,000 electric delivery vans. Before Rivian has even begun commercial production at its factory in Normal, Illinois, the Amazon order rocketed it to the forefront of electric vehicle makers. ... Continue reading

The Road To EV's Is Strewn With Facts

The Road To EV's Is Strewn With Facts

Automotive Evolution of Mobility Study was released today. Focused on electric vehicles, the research finds that without collaboration between dealers and automakers, clearing up common misconceptions could delay widespread electric vehicle (EV) adoption. ... Continue reading

General Motors To Shoot Self In Foot - Begs The U.S. Government To Dictate Its Sales Mix - California Dreaming

General Motors To Shoot Self In Foot - Begs The U.S. Government To Dictate Its Sales Mix - California Dreaming

Anton Wahlman Summary •In a major surprise move, GM comes out in favor of having the U.S. government dictating what cars it must sell. ... Continue reading

2019 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell For Sale At 12 California Honda Dealers

2019 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell For Sale At 12 California Honda Dealers

Apr 10, 2019 - TORRANCE, Calif. Clarity Fuel Cell received a 360-mile driving range rating and offers quick refueling Vehicle qualifies for $5,000 California state rebate, single-occupant HOV access Honda intends for electrified vehicles to comprise two-thirds of its global automobile sales by 2030 Arriving at select d ... Continue reading

Honda Leads in Fuel Efficiency in Latest U.S. EPA Trends Report

Honda Leads in Fuel Efficiency in Latest U.S. EPA Trends Report

Honda ranks as the most fuel-efficient automaker in America in a new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released today. Honda has the highest fleet average fuel economy and lowest CO2 emissions of any major automaker for the 2017 model year (MY2017), the latest year for which full data is availa ... Continue reading

Honda Clarity Electric, Insight and Civic Hatchback Named ‘Greenest Vehicles’ and ‘Greener Choices’ for 2019

Honda Clarity Electric, Insight and Civic Hatchback Named ‘Greenest Vehicles’ and ‘Greener Choices’ for 2019

The 2019 Honda Clarity Electric and 2019 Honda Insight were both named by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) to its ... Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Volt Premier Swan Song Review - By John Heilig

2019 Chevrolet Volt Premier Swan Song Review - By John Heilig

Chevrolet announced that they will be discontinuing the volt model...I'm assuming that this will be the final review of this breakthrough model. Chevrolet had the opportunity to make this a big winner but blew it...RIP Volt RIP. ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Niro EV Crossover Utility makes North American Debut

2019 Kia Niro EV Crossover Utility makes North American Debut

New EV Delivers a Fantastic New Package State-of-the-art 64 kWh battery and 201-horsepower electric motorCombined Charging System (CCS) DC fast-charge is standard equipment: approximately 100 miles in 30 minutes or 80 percent battery capacity in 75 minutes2Multi-functional crossover format provides a vehicle for every ... Continue reading

Vincentric Announces 2018 U.S. Hybrid Analysis: Over Half of Hybrids Save Money vs. Similar Gasoline-Powered Vehicles

Vincentric Announces 2018 U.S. Hybrid Analysis: Over Half of Hybrids Save Money vs. Similar Gasoline-Powered Vehicles

Vincentric, LLC announced the 2018 U.S. Hybrid Analysis results 42 of the 79 hybrid vehicles studied (53%) were found to be cost effective vs. their all-gasoline counterpart. This is the highest percentage of cost-effective hybrids since Vincentric released its first Hybrid Analysis in 2012. The most cost-effective hyb ... Continue reading

Electric Drive Vehicle Sales Dashboard

Electric Drive Vehicle Sales Dashboard

EDTA has implemented a new methodology for compiling our monthly report of U.S. plug-in vehicle sales, including plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles. We continue to utilize sales data reports received directly from EDTA members, data sourced from public statements, and, as of September 2018, utilize monthly e ... Continue reading

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Production EV - Toyota Mirai

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Production EV - Toyota Mirai

“Mirai means ‘future’ in Japanese and that’s where this technology will take us,” said Ed Laukes, group vice president, marketing, Toyota Motor North America. “The new marketing campaign shows how Mirai gives drivers the power to move the world forward with the touch of a button.” ... Continue reading

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Volkswagen has identified a potential problem with the “fix” it installed on your car that needs your immediate attention. If you have one of those vehicles but haven’t gotten the modification, you must make an important decision very soon. ... Continue reading

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