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Thousands Of Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2025

Thousands Of Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2025

Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2024, Used Car Specs, Crash tests, Service Bulletins, Recalls, MPG, and Other Purchase Consideration Decision Making Research and Road Tests ... Continue reading

Smart TV Maker Exclusive "The Auto Channel" A Unique Trademarked and Registered SMART TV CHANNEL Ready For Your Product Differentiation

Smart TV Maker Exclusive "The Auto Channel" A Unique Trademarked and Registered SMART TV CHANNEL Ready For Your Product Differentiation

A car guy's most important Stop On The Digital Mother Road. The Auto Channel provides focused easy to understand, easy to read helpful and fun automotive content. ... Continue reading

Vital Tips for a Successful Used Car Purchase

Vital Tips for a Successful Used Car Purchase

Thinking of buying a used car? It can be a wise and economical decision, but it's essential to proceed with caution to find a trustworthy and suitable vehicle. As someone passionate about cars, we want to help you make an informed choice. ... Continue reading

The White House Shuts USA For Chinese Automakers, Now They Will Market Worldwide

The White House Shuts USA For Chinese Automakers, Now They Will Market Worldwide

After yesterday’s announcement from the White House that Chinese automakers now face 100 percent tariffs on Chines EVs that are imported into the U.S., those same automakers are pivoting. According to reports, China’s auto companies will now direct their attention on the global automotive markets – ... Continue reading

American Motorists Should Determine Their Power Choice, Not Transient Bureaucrats Or Foreign Governments

American Motorists Should Determine Their Power Choice, Not Transient Bureaucrats Or Foreign Governments

Over the past 27 years millions of vehicle shoppers have used The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

Car Maker's, Do What's Fair! PR And Reviews Generate Brand Impact Equal To Paid-For Advertising - It's Time To Support The Editorial Media (Before They Go Buh-Bye)

Car Maker's, Do What's Fair! PR And Reviews Generate Brand Impact Equal To Paid-For Advertising - It's Time To Support The Editorial Media (Before They Go Buh-Bye)

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Fairy-Tale Reality - Be Worried Be Very Worried

EV Motoring Fairy-Tale Reality - Be Worried Be Very Worried

“We’re Going to Need A Lot of Lithium. . .” (Cue the Jaws theme)Here’s a quote that plenty of product planners who are penciling the future of electric vehicles:“It’s almost impossible, and definitely a race against time The big money that needs to be spent takes time to get approval for and to deploy.”Th ... Continue reading

What Rental Companies' EV Selloff Says About the Road Ahead for Electrification

What Rental Companies' EV Selloff Says About the Road Ahead for Electrification

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2024 -- The recent announcement by Hertz to sell off 20,000 electric vehicles, about a third of its EV rental fleet, has sparked a significant conversation about the current state of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the rental market. What's behind this backtracking? Continue Reading What Rent ... Continue reading

Deposed Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The Enemy is Carbon, Not Internal Combustion Engines (ICE)" Mr. Toyoda Supports The 25 Year Old Auto Channel Editorial Position (Originally Published Here 11/14/2020)

Deposed Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The Enemy is Carbon, Not Internal Combustion Engines (ICE)" Mr. Toyoda Supports The 25 Year Old Auto Channel Editorial Position (Originally Published Here 11/14/2020)

Toyota Ammonia Engines, Akio Toyoda, then president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

Consumer Reports: Nearly Half of EVs in Our Highway-Only Range Test Fell Short of Their EPA Estimates

Consumer Reports: Nearly Half of EVs in Our Highway-Only Range Test Fell Short of Their EPA Estimates

COLCHESTER, CT — Range anxiety—the fear that an electric vehicle (EV) couldn’t go enough miles on a charge—is a key factor that’s deterring Americans from going all-electric, according to 54 percent of adults in a 2022 national-representative survey by Consumer Reports (CR), the nonprofit research, testing, a ... Continue reading

EV Repair Costs 29% Higher Than Traditional Vehicle Repair Costs in Side-by-side Model Comparison

EV Repair Costs 29% Higher Than Traditional Vehicle Repair Costs in Side-by-side Model Comparison

WESTLAKE, Texas--Solera Holdings, LLC, the global leader in vehicle lifecycle management, today announced groundbreaking global research looking at repair cost trends of electric vehicles (EVs) in comparison to internal combustion engine (ICE) repair costs. The comparative study considered aggregate international analy ... Continue reading

OVERCHARGED EXPECTATIONS: UNMASKING THE TRUE COSTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

OVERCHARGED EXPECTATIONS: UNMASKING THE TRUE COSTS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

By Kenneth Schrupp Special to The Auto Channel The Center Square The complete costs of ... Continue reading

MIT Explains: How did China come to dominate the world of electric cars?

MIT Explains: How did China come to dominate the world of electric cars?

MIT Tech Review Explains From generous government subsidies to support for lithium batteries, here are the keys to understanding how China managed to build a world-leading industry in electric vehicles. ... Continue reading

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