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Dodge Adds Amazon Storefront Providing a One-stop Shop for Brand Enthusiasts

Dodge Adds Amazon Storefront Providing a One-stop Shop for Brand Enthusiasts

"Opening our Dodge storefront on Amazon offers our enthusiasts a dedicated, branded, consumer experience where they can shop for their favorite gear and merchandise across multiple categories through a familiar and user-friendly online experience," said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge Brand and Interim Chrysler Brand Chief Executi ... Continue reading

Content Subscription For Auto Dealers

Content Subscription For Auto Dealers

With a subscription to The Auto Channel content your dealership site can serve visitors hundreds or thousands of brand specific relevant, historic and helpful editorial, reviews, tutorial's manufacturer information...original content to enhance your dealership's current and future efforts. ... Continue reading

EVs Are The Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street Along With Unprofitable Digital Used Car Lots

EVs Are The Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street Along With Unprofitable Digital Used Car Lots

You can't find any EV or Used Car Lot news without a salivating focus on Tesla's stock price and how other car companies building EV's will see their stock value soar, that is until the dealers report the unsold inventory sitting on dealerships lots across the U.S. and every car maker goes into the digital used car biz ... Continue reading

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

With a 797 horsepower supercharged 6.2 liter Hemi pulled from the Challenger SRT Demon its capable of a top speed of 203 miles per hour, making it the most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world. ... Continue reading

2021 TOYOTA YARIS NAMED CAR OF THE YEAR AT GENEVA AUTO SHOW +VIDEO

2021 TOYOTA YARIS NAMED CAR OF THE YEAR AT GENEVA AUTO SHOW +VIDEO

Toyota Yaris: A deserving winner266 points 01/03/2021 - Car of The year Toyota Yaris, as Car of the Year 2021, comes to join double CotY winners Renault Clio and Volkswagen Golf. For, in 2000, the small car conceived in Japan and made in France won the title for its compactness, bold style and lively 1-litre engine. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary March 1, 2021

NHTSA Recall Summary March 1, 2021

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

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander priced from $25,795

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander priced from $25,795

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, the best-equipped, most connected vehicle the company has ever sold in the U.S. Starting at just $25,7951, Outlander is reimagined and reinvented in every way. ... Continue reading

Road Tests: 2021 Sonata N Line; 2021 Elantra N Line +VIDEO

Road Tests: 2021 Sonata N Line; 2021 Elantra N Line +VIDEO

Hyundai's first U.S. market N model leveraged the outstanding, new-for-2019 Veloster platform, showcasing an even higher level of performance appealing to the most discerning of automotive enthusiasts. Hyundai's high performance N line-up was developed to make the driver's heart beat faster whenever they're behind the ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Avalon 4-Dr TRD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Toyota Avalon 4-Dr TRD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

I once asked mystery writer Lee Child what he drove. He responded, "I buy used police cars because they're fast and they don't get noticed." Child would love the Avalon TRD because it's plenty fast but won't get you noticed. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up - February 21-27, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrap-up - February 21-27, 2021

Every Sunday Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, compile The Auto Channel's ... Continue reading

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

Kia pulled out all the stops for this replacement for its long-running Optima midsize sedan, adding performance and optional all-wheel drive. The Optima was a bellwether of Kia’s steady march from econo-brand to a design and value leader. The K5 continues that, generating interest in the sedan as SUVs surged to 65% o ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Back in the Spring in this year of the pandemic I drove Toyota’s 2020 RAV4. In closing out my review I wrote “a bit more excitement is coming in the form of the 302-horspeower Toyota RAV4 Prime, a 2021 model that will arrive in summer 2020. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Elantra & Elantra Hybrid Reviews By Larry Nutson

2021 Hyundai Elantra & Elantra Hybrid Reviews By Larry Nutson

I have recently driven both the Elantra and Elantra Hybrid in a Covid-safe environment in a well-executed drive program. ... Continue reading

Michelin’s newest high-performance tire, the Pilot Sport All-Season 4

Michelin’s newest high-performance tire, the Pilot Sport All-Season 4

We at The Auto Channel have examined and reported on high performance, all-season and winter tires from a variety of manufacturers, now we test Michelin’s latest all-season, high performance tire, the Pilot Sport All-Season4. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Tire Recalls - Continental, Cooper

NHTSA Tire Recalls - Continental, Cooper

Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 21T002 Synopsis : Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. ... Continue reading