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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

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

2005 Auto Channel Headline - "Next Generation Rechargeable Hybrid Cars Gaining Wider Support"; Then The Love Just Stopped

2005 Auto Channel Headline - "Next Generation Rechargeable Hybrid Cars Gaining Wider Support"; Then The Love Just Stopped

April 12, 2005 -- An unusual alliance of the political left and the right is throwing its support behind a newly emerging, evolutionary adaptation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. Unlike current hybrid models, these new plug-in hybrids will give owners the choice of running them off electric power, gasoline or ren ... Continue reading

How Vehicle History Reports Shape Your Used Car Choice

How Vehicle History Reports Shape Your Used Car Choice

In the fast-paced world of car buying, making an informed decision is major. The used car market, brimming with options, can be both exciting and daunting. ... Continue reading

CoPilot Digital Car Shopping Service Adds AI-Assisted App

CoPilot Digital Car Shopping Service Adds AI-Assisted App

CHICAGO--CoPilot, the leading consumer-focused car shopping app, has launched the car market’s first-ever comprehensive AI-assisted car shopping experience. Through CoPilot’s app, consumers can now search for and receive AI-curated, ranked recommendations with detailed analysis on which vehicle is the best fit for ... Continue reading

VINCENTRIC BEST CPO VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS

VINCENTRIC BEST CPO VALUE IN AMERICA AWARDS

The 11th annual Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America™ Awards were announced today, with Ford claiming more awards than any other brand. Ford earned six model-level awards and two brand-level awards, including a fourth time win for Best CPO Value Truck Brand, and an outstanding eighth win in a ro ... Continue reading

Some Chinese EVs Are Already Cheaper Than Gasoline-Powered Vehicles

Some Chinese EVs Are Already Cheaper Than Gasoline-Powered Vehicles

China accounts for around 60-percent of global EV production and 50% of EV ownership. The Chinese market has gotten increasingly more aggressive over the last few months, after the government decided to cut back on subsidies. ... Continue reading

Automobile Study 2022-23 Do You Get No Satisfaction?, Thanks Mick

Automobile Study 2022-23 Do You Get No Satisfaction?, Thanks Mick

Following last year’s dip, customer satisfaction with automobiles improves 3% to a score of 79 (out of 100), according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI®) Automobile Study 2022-23. Luxury vehicles continue to outpace their mass-market counterparts, but the gap is shrinking, as the latter increases 3% ... Continue reading

Your Federal Taxes Going To Support Tesla And Electric Car Builders

Your Federal Taxes Going To Support Tesla And Electric Car Builders

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16 Reuters reported that Texas on Wednesday approved its plan to require companies to include Tesla's (TSLA.O) technology in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to be eligible for federal funds, despite calls for more time to re-engineer and test the connectors. The decision by Texas - the bigges ... Continue reading

Truthful Information From IIHS: Safer Cars and Trucks: A guide for new and used vehicle buyers

Truthful Information From IIHS: Safer Cars and Trucks: A guide for new and used vehicle buyers

IIHS: Whether you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, here are key things to consider: Size and weight Smaller, lighter vehicles generally offer less protection than larger, heavier ones. There is less structure to absorb crash energy. ... Continue reading

OFFICIAL WEEKLY NHTSA VEHICLE RECALL SUMMARY June 26, 2023

OFFICIAL WEEKLY NHTSA VEHICLE RECALL SUMMARY June 26, 2023

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.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

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