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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. ... Continue reading

Genesis Announces New Google Assistant Compatibilities

Genesis Announces New Google Assistant Compatibilities

Genesis Connected Services is getting a lot more powerful with the introduction of the Genesis app for the Google Assistant today. ... Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

The smell of spent racing fuel and the sound of racing engines at full scream greeted us as we crested the knoll inside the historic Road America racetrack where we had an overview of the pits and the surrounding glacial hills of Central Wisconsin. How nostalgic. ... Continue reading

Michelin Celebrates Exceptional Vehicles and Passionate Drives at Monterey Car Week

Michelin Celebrates Exceptional Vehicles and Passionate Drives at Monterey Car Week

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2017 -- Michelin is expanding its presence at Monterey Car Week, an event that is renowned as one of the world's most prestigious and exclusive venues for automotive enthusiasts. ... Continue reading

Three New Dashboard Devices for RVs Now From Rand McNally

Three New Dashboard Devices for RVs Now From Rand McNally

SKOKIE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2017 -- Six years after launching the first navigation unit designed specifically for RVers – and pioneering that category – Rand McNally today announced a new line-up of RV devices that go far beyond GPS and navigation. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz to Establish Registered Apprenticeship Program through U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Mercedes-Benz to Establish Registered Apprenticeship Program through U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

ATLANTA—Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Veterans Affairs – including State Approving Agencies (SAA) – to become the first luxury automotive manufacturer to offer a Registered Apprenticeship Program in four U.S. state ... Continue reading

FORGELINE CARBON+FORGED SERIES WHEELS NOW IN FULL PRODUCTION

FORGELINE CARBON+FORGED SERIES WHEELS NOW IN FULL PRODUCTION

Forgeline Carbon+Forged wheels are engineered to set entirely new standards of appearance and performance. The super-lightweight carbon fiber barrels utilize a high-density carbon fiber bundle, high-clarity resin system and an unusually large carbon weave pattern to create a rim that is attractive and visually distinct ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest; July 31-August 6, 2017: Concept Winners, Mazda and Toyota, More Kids Dying In Hot Cars, Auto Sales Wilting, Mustang roar, GM Recall, Driving On Drugs

If you are a car and driving fan like we all are here at The Auto Channel, you can easily "catch up" or put this week's auto stories in context by searching the past 25 year's millions of pages of original, manufacturers announcements, automotive news, automotive stories, articles, reviews, archived news, video, audio, ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 5, 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 5, 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 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 l ... Continue reading

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY TWO

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY TWO

A big topic of conversation continues to be around autonomous and self-driving vehicles, some of which we reported on yesterday with the Continental Automotive- and Magna-supported drive from Detroit to Canada to Traverse City making for the first international drive of automated cars. While most experts think level 4 ... Continue reading

It Pays to Take a Closer Look: Mytyres.co.uk Offers Tips on Buying a Second-Hand Car

It Pays to Take a Closer Look: Mytyres.co.uk Offers Tips on Buying a Second-Hand Car

Mytyres.co.uk offers tips on buying a second-hand car (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail HANOVER, Germany—When you really want to change cars but don’t have much of a budget, you need to go second-hand. The choice is huge – countless websites and Internet platforms of ... Continue reading

MBS Day One - Computer Upgrades Could Cause Car "End Of Life" Senerio

MBS Day One - Computer Upgrades Could Cause Car "End Of Life" Senerio

Could manufacturers' elimination of long term computer upgrades cause ... Continue reading

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY ONE

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY ONE

By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau The annual gathering of auto industry movers and shakers in pristine northern Michigan is now in its 52nd year. Beginning with barely more than a couple dozen execs at a luxury hotel in downtown Traverse City, the conference now fills the massive Grand Traverse Resort wit ... Continue reading

CarCare.org A Repair Resource

CarCare.org A Repair Resource

"The Car Care Council's website at CarCare.org contains a wealth of auto care resources to help motorists take a proactive role in maintaining their vehicles so they can address any needed maintenance or repairs before hitting the road," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. ... Continue reading

Partnership Between Turtle Wax And "America's Favorite Sponge"™

Partnership Between Turtle Wax And "America's Favorite Sponge"™

CHICAGO, July 25, 2017 -- In an ongoing effort by Turtle Wax to explore innovative new partnerships, the leading name in car care has joined forces with "America's Favorite Sponge"™ for its first co-branding deal. The passionate product developers at Turtle Wax and Scrub Daddy have combined their automotive and clean ... Continue reading

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