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Used Car Boom As New Car Prices Rise Out Of Comfort Zones

Used Car Boom As New Car Prices Rise Out Of Comfort Zones

Washington DC September 24, 2018; The AIADA reported that the gap between the price of a new and used vehicle is as wide as it has been in years, pushing an increasing number of consumers to the used-car lot and putting pressure on auto makers to deepen discounts on new cars to keep them competitive, reports The Wall S ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 22, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 22, 2018 Edited By Larry Nutson

Collusion Among German Car Makers?; GM Ignition Switch Case Turned Off; J Mays Ex Ford Designer to Whirlpool; Nissan Recall: Park Your Car Now!; Fassst VW; Motorsport Update ... Continue reading

Open Letter to Chevron Lubricants - Common Fuel Related Problems for Boat Engines

Open Letter to Chevron Lubricants - Common Fuel Related Problems for Boat Engines

Hi Joe - I just finished reading the story you wrote on August 21st for the Chevron Lubricants website regarding common fuel problems for boat engines. ("Common fuel-related problems for boat engines And how to avoid them." My finding and reading of your story came at a surprisingly coincidental time: I just finished r ... Continue reading

Using E10 in Your Boat - A Lesson Learned

Using E10 in Your Boat - A Lesson Learned

Back in May, Paul Driessen wrote an anti-ethanol editorial for the Foundation for Economic Education website titled "Ethanol Is a Never-Ending Gravy Train for Corn Farmers and Ethanol Producers. ... Continue reading

Helping You Enjoy The Drive: AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE Saturday September 22, 2018 7-9 AM

Helping You Enjoy The Drive: AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE Saturday September 22, 2018 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern? Automotive Career Opportunity, Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 To Speak With An Expert; Auto Lab is also about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas and advice of leading college faculty, authors, and automotive practitioners in a relaxed, conversational intera ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL: Ford Electric Vehicles

NHTSA RECALL: Ford Electric Vehicles

September 10, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V592 Charge Cord May Overheat Causing Fire An overheated cord can increase the risk of a fire. NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V592000 Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Components EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected 49,197 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certai ... Continue reading

GM Recall Temporary Loss Of Electric Power Steering

GM Recall Temporary Loss Of Electric Power Steering

September 7, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V586000Temporary Loss of Electric Power Steering (EPS) If EPS assist is lost and then suddenly returns, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V586000 Manufacturer General Motors L ... Continue reading

GM Recalls Pickups Brake Pedal May Detach

GM Recalls Pickups Brake Pedal May Detach

August 30, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V578000Brake Pedal May Come Loose If the brake pedal becomes loose or inoperative, the driver may be unable to stop the vehicle by using the brake pedal. Additionally, a loose pedal may also interfere with the accelerator pedal. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS: BMW, MINI, Volvo, Mack, RAM, Toyota, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Ford, Winnebago, Kenworth, Altec, Forest River, Coachman, Supreme, KZRV, Prime Time, MAC Trailers- Week Ending September 15, 2018

NHTSA RECALLS: BMW, MINI, Volvo, Mack, RAM, Toyota, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Ford, Winnebago, Kenworth, Altec, Forest River, Coachman, Supreme, KZRV, Prime Time, MAC Trailers- Week Ending September 15, 2018

NHTSA RECALLS: BMW, MINI, Volvo, Mack, RAM, Toyota, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Ford, Winnebago, Kenworth, Altec, Forest River, Coachman, Supreme, KZRV, Prime Time, MAC Tralers ... Continue reading

General Motors Recalls Full-Size Chevrolet and GMC Pickups and Large SUVs For Steering Problem

General Motors Recalls Full-Size Chevrolet and GMC Pickups and Large SUVs For Steering Problem

Detroit September 13, 2018; GM announces recall for 1.02 million vehicles including the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC 1500 pickups, as well as 2015 Chevy Tahoe, Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade SUVs, but the problem only affects about 2% of these vehicles. . GM said it had identified 30 crashes, ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 15, 2018

Nutson's Automotive News Digest; Week Ending September 15, 2018

Sunday Automotive News Digest: Car of the year nominations; VW Beetle Buh-Bye; Recalled Chevrolet and GMC Pickups; 51 Ferrari's At Japan Dealership Ruined In Typhoon; RIP Don Panoz; Florence Shuts Down Auto Related Enterprises; 2019 Cadillac XT4 First Drive; Geely Puts Volvo Public Stock Offering On Hold; Jaguar XE SV ... Continue reading

Helping You Enjoy The Drive: AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE Saturday September 15, 2018 7-9 AM

Helping You Enjoy The Drive: AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE Saturday September 15, 2018 7-9 AM

Car Question or Concern? Automotive Career Opportunity, Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 To Speak With An Expert; Auto Lab is also about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas and advice of leading college faculty, authors, and automotive practitioners in a relaxed, conversational intera ... Continue reading

Daimler Becomes Part Owner Of Volkswagen On-line Used Car Financing and Warranty Company

Daimler Becomes Part Owner Of Volkswagen On-line Used Car Financing and Warranty Company

Daimler is set to become a partner and investor in used-vehicle platform heycar, which was successfully launched by Volkswagen Financial Services AG in October 2017. Daimler will acquire its stake as part of a capital increase. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS WRAP-Up September 10, 2018

NHTSA RECALLS WRAP-Up September 10, 2018

Recalled Vehicles: Volkswagen, Ford, Lincoln, Toyota, Spartan, Winnebago, RoadTrek, Forest river, Freightliner, BYD, GardenState ... Continue reading

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