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Auto Dealers More Than A Vending Machine

Auto Dealers More Than A Vending Machine

Steve Gates 2021 AIADA Chairman For most of my career as a dealer, I’ve been endangered. I’m essentially a woolly mammoth on the plains: big, slow, and irresistible to spear-tossing cavemen. ... Continue reading

CarMax and Dunkin’ are “Doin’ Donuts” for New 24-Hour Test Drive Experience

CarMax and Dunkin’ are “Doin’ Donuts” for New 24-Hour Test Drive Experience

Starting today through May 16, CarMax customers who participate in the 24-Hour Test Drive will receive a $10 Dunkin’ gift card to keep their daily routine running during their test drive — and that, of course, means a trip to the Dunkin’ drive-thru for their favorite coffee and donut order. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary April 12, 2021 (Official)

NHTSA Recall Summary April 12, 2021 (Official)

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

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 10, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 10, 2021

The Auto Channel Automotive News Library</a> can be found by just copying and then inserting the main headline into the News Library Search Box. ... Continue reading

In 2010 Senator Carl Levin Agreed with The Auto Channel's Call for Mandated End to Gasoline

In 2010 Senator Carl Levin Agreed with The Auto Channel's Call for Mandated End to Gasoline

DETROIT - October 13, 2010: Speaking at the Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit today, U.S. Senator Carl Levin (Michigan) echoed many of the same proposals put forth more than two years ago by The Auto Channel in their position statement "No New Gasoline Powered Vehicles By 2014..." Most notable was Levin's c ... Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names 2021 Ram 1500 TRX 'Truck of the Year'

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names 2021 Ram 1500 TRX 'Truck of the Year'

"However, the Ram 1500 TRX was the run-away winner among the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press group of automotive journalists." For RMAP's Truck of the Year award, the vehicle nominating committee considered a number of attributes, including performance, value, vehicle features and how well the vehicle handled and perfo ... Continue reading

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations “Oil is no longer the unchallenged king in automotive transp ... Continue reading

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

in heavy duty conditions. - Launch of Vantra Trailer in line with Hankook's strategic expansion of its product offerings. ... Continue reading

2021 GMC Yukon First Drive Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 GMC Yukon First Drive Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

GMC’s full-size SUV, the Yukon, is extensively new for 2021. As part of the Yukon’s market roll-out the GMC team dropped a Yukon Denali at my doorstep for a 24-hour whirlwind evaluation. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary April 6, 2021 (Official)

NHTSA Recall Summary April 6, 2021 (Official)

Recalled Manufacturer - Chevrolet, GMC, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Genesis, Honda, Acura, RV's, Big Rigs, 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 spec ... Continue reading

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts

GMC’s electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV making its debut. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nugget ... Continue reading

Automotive Advertisers - Reach The Auto Channel's 100% Pure Content Determined Audience (CDA)

Automotive Advertisers - Reach The Auto Channel's 100% Pure Content Determined Audience (CDA)

The Auto Channel, Online Since 1996 Is A Hybrid Interactive Automotive Web Site Reaching End Users, Featuring 100% Brand Safe Automotive Content Of Interest To Virtually Every Participant In The Automotive Universe ... Continue reading

General Motors Co. announced today retail sales up 19%

General Motors Co. announced today retail sales up 19%

General Motors Co. announced today it sold 642,250 vehicles in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2021, with retail deliveries up 19 percent and fleet sales down 35 percent year over year. ... Continue reading

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