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Open Letter Reply to Fool's Gold Criticism of Ethanol

Open Letter Reply to Fool's Gold Criticism of Ethanol

I had the opportunity to read your anti-ethanol article that was published yesterday titled "U.S. SMASHES RECORD: Highest Production Of Lowest Quality Fuel In The World." It really made me laugh, for two reasons.... no, make that three reasons. ... Continue reading

Filling up with Premium Fuel Electrons, PG&E and the Next Generation of Energy and Vehicles - Chevrolet Bolt Review by Jon Rosner

Filling up with Premium Fuel Electrons, PG&E and the Next Generation of Energy and Vehicles - Chevrolet Bolt Review by Jon Rosner

The first electric car fleets poured onto the streets of London in 1897 and because of their ease of use they grew in popularity with just under 34,000 vehicles registered for street use in 1912. But with the improvement in roads, the discovery of vast amounts of oil and hydrocarbon fuels - combined with American wande ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 17-23 2017: New Audi A8, Buick Regal, Yaris “GRMN"; Hall of Fame Inductees; Weedy Ford Fusions; New Yawk F1; Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest July 17-23 2017: New Audi A8, Buick Regal, Yaris “GRMN"; Hall of Fame Inductees; Weedy Ford Fusions; New Yawk F1; Recalls Of Course

* Washington State just implemented the most restrictive anti-distracted driving law in the country making it an offense to even hold a mobile device while driving - and not only while driving, but when stopped in traffic or at a signal as well. The first offense carries a $136 fine and subsequent tickets will cost $23 ... Continue reading

Life As We Might Have Known It: What If Ethanol Was Our Primary Engine Fuel

Life As We Might Have Known It: What If Ethanol Was Our Primary Engine Fuel

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to engage in an exchange of emails regarding ethanol and energy with Robert L. Bradley, Jr. Rob is the author of several books, including "Energy - The Master Resource," "Capitalism at Work: Business, Govern ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE SATURDAY MORNING! - Call-In Radio Worldwide LIVE From New York City 7-9 AM Saturdays

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE SATURDAY MORNING! - Call-In Radio Worldwide LIVE From New York City 7-9 AM Saturdays

The Auto Lab Radio Show LIVE every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: July 22, 2017 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 sh ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

2017 Hyundai Ioniq and Hybrid Review By Thom Cannell

Are you a Millennial? If so, Hyundai has three Ioniq-branded, technologically advanced electrified vehicles designed for an age category predicted to be primary buyers in 2020. That’s just two and a half years from today. ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan Review By John Heilig

2017 Honda Civic Si Sedan Review By John Heilig

But it is the performance tweaking that makes the Si what it is. For example, with the first use of a turbocharger in an Si, the 1.5-liter four delivers a healthy 205 horsepower, and 14.2 pounds per horse, definitely in performance car range. The engine is smooth throughout the entire rev range. With the 6-speed manual ... Continue reading

Recall: Audi Starts Free Retrofit Program For Up to 850,000 Diesel Powered Cars

Recall: Audi Starts Free Retrofit Program For Up to 850,000 Diesel Powered Cars

July 22, 2017 Audi is offering its customers in Europe and other markets* a retrofit program for cars with EU5 and EU6 diesel engines. A total of up to 850,000 cars worldwide with six-cylinder and eight-cylinder diesel engines (V6/V8 TDI, EU5/EU6) will get new software. ... Continue reading

Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid Vehicles

Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid Vehicles

PLANO, Texas, July 20, 2017 – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall involving 671 Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid vehicles in the U.S. Among these 671 vehicles, up to 42 are potentially equipped with a misassembled front drive shaft. The front drive shaft ass ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Lineup Changes And Specs For New Models

2018 Hyundai Lineup Changes And Specs For New Models

a summary of changes to the Hyundai lineup for 2018 model year. This document will be updated regularly, creating a one-stop shop for the most up-to-date Hyundai vehicle lineup news. ... Continue reading

The Case Against Ethanol Opponents: They Are Simply Incorrect +VIDEO

The Case Against Ethanol Opponents: They Are Simply Incorrect +VIDEO

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL I can't say for sure, since I haven't done a count and compared it to a calendar, but it seems to me that the American oil industry has been ramping up its attacks on ethanol and trying to gain ground by adding in more <i>high-powered</i> lapdogs to pr ... Continue reading

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel MIRAMAS, France, August 6, 2013. Just a week after the official debut of the electric i3, the first model of the BMW i brand, some prototypes of the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car were ready for tests at the company’s proving ground in the south of France. BM ... Continue reading

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™, the Future of Aviation, Visits the Nation's Capital

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™, the Future of Aviation, Visits the Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. , is displaying its PurePower® Geared Turbofan on Capitol Hill today, the revolutionary new engine platform that is more fuel and cost efficient. This new engine program has proven to be extraordinarily popular around the world with ... Continue reading

Tropos Technologies Launches Cenntro Compact Electric Utility Vehicle in US

Tropos Technologies Launches Cenntro Compact Electric Utility Vehicle in US

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2017 -- Popular in Europe and Asia, the first modular compact electric utility vehicle (CUV) from Cenntro Automotive Corporation is now available to the US market, through distributor Tropos Technologies and their dealernetwork. Called the METRO, the all-electric vehicle is a highly flexible, ... Continue reading

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