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Diesels "Pickup" New Life in Detroit

Diesels "Pickup" New Life in Detroit

Clean diesel technology got a major boost at the 2018 North American International Auto Show as six auto manufacturers announced new clean diesel options for passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks. ... Continue reading

Third-party Classified Automotive Web Site Names Top Certified Pre-Owned Deals for January 2018

Third-party Classified Automotive Web Site Names Top Certified Pre-Owned Deals for January 2018

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2018 -- It's officially 2018 and what better way to start the new year than to snap up some of the best incentive deals that January has to offer? While many car shoppers tend to see their purchasing options as black and white, new or used, a certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle can be the perfect blend ... Continue reading

Detroit Auto Show Day 1 My First Hand Observations

Detroit Auto Show Day 1 My First Hand Observations

From Michael Bernstein Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel Each year the eyes of the automobile world and now many of the eyes from Silicon Valley turn to the Motor City, Detroit, Michigan for the annual North American International Auto Show to see the latest and greatest models; plus the technical innovati ... Continue reading

Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Day 2, 2018 NAIAS - Press Conferences

Detroit was the world stage and global reveals were the star power as the second day of Press Preview unfolded with the introduction of trucks, crossovers and coupes as well as brand-defining concepts and prototypes. The day opened with the crowning of the Honda Accord, Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator as winners of th ... Continue reading

Abex® Brand Introduces New Brake Rotors for Commercial Vehicle Market

Abex® Brand Introduces New Brake Rotors for Commercial Vehicle Market

"Abex rotors not only offer the quality that customers expect, but also address common complaints such as unsightly corrosion of the rotors and ease of installation." ... Continue reading

High-Strength Steel On Display With Launch Of All-New 2019 Ram 1500

High-Strength Steel On Display With Launch Of All-New 2019 Ram 1500

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 15, 2018 -- An interactive steel display is featured in the Ram exhibit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 - No Compromise Truck, Leading in Durability, Technology and Efficiency

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 - No Compromise Truck, Leading in Durability, Technology and Efficiency

Engineering Overall weight reductions totaling nearly 225 pounds net when compared to previous model New frame features 98 percent high-strength steel to improve durability, weight and rigidity for improved handling Strongest Ram 1500 ever with most efficient frame in the segment – 100 pounds lighter with 98 percent ... Continue reading

All-New Lincoln Navigator Named North American Truck of the Year

All-New Lincoln Navigator Named North American Truck of the Year

The all-new Lincoln Navigator has been named North American Truck of the Year, marking the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured this prestigious honor now in its 24th year. ... Continue reading

Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Press Reveal

Detroit Auto Show: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Press Reveal

Ahead of the crowd was a heritage display of notable older 1500 pickups. After a video stressing the brand’s durability, power and dependability, Alan Batey, Chevrolet president spoke about Chevrolet’s 100-year heritage, its 85 million sales, then the curtains parted and the latest Chevrolet Trailboss pulled onto t ... Continue reading

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Introduction

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Introduction

Chevrolet introduced the next-generation Silverado today, exactly 100 years after the brand delivered its first trucks to customers in January 1918. The all-new Silverado sets the course for the next century of Chevy Trucks with the most functional bed of any full-size truck, weighs up to 450 pounds less for increased ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 13, 2018

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM January 13, 2018

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 listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

World Premiere of 2019 G-Class in Detroit : "Stronger Than Time": 1979 G-Class cast in amber

World Premiere of 2019 G-Class in Detroit : "Stronger Than Time": 1979 G-Class cast in amber

Stuttgart. With the world's biggest installation of synthetic resin Mercedes‑Benz is putting the world premiere of the new G-Class on 14 January 2018 in the spotlight at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. ... Continue reading

General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion Contract to Deliver PIRANHA 5 Wheeled Armored Vehicles to Romanian Army

General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion Contract to Deliver PIRANHA 5 Wheeled Armored Vehicles to Romanian Army

MADRID, Jan. 12, 2018 -- Today, General Dynamics European Land Systems signed a contract to deliver up to 227 PIRANHA 5 wheeled armored vehicles in six different configurations to the Romanian Armed Forces. ... Continue reading

Tesla Not the Only Company Working on Electric Semi-Trucks: American Truck Showrooms Launches a New Electronic Power Unit for Long-Haul Truckers

Tesla Not the Only Company Working on Electric Semi-Trucks: American Truck Showrooms Launches a New Electronic Power Unit for Long-Haul Truckers

American Truck Showrooms is in its final test phase with their new “Trucker Electric Load Assist Power Unit” that brings electrification efficiencies to truckers today, while all-electric vehicles remain years away. “The recent announcement of a fully electric heavy-duty truck by Elon Musk from Tesla is exciting, ... Continue reading

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