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Nutson's Automotive News Wrap-up - Week Ending July 11, 2020

Nutson's Automotive News Wrap-up - Week Ending July 11, 2020

Wuhan Virus Forces More Auto Event Cancellations; Ford Bronco LIVE Video Reveal; Italy Cash For Clunkers; Court Says FCA Not Guilty; Big 3 CEO's Snub President Trump; 100 Activist Ford Employees Petition Company To Stop Selling Police Cars; US Retail Auto Sellers Happy (More New Car Inventory Will Make Them Happier); J ... Continue reading

2020 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD TOURING Review By David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD TOURING Review By David Colman +VIDEO

It's a winner in every regard By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL Until we needed to pass a slow moving vehicle on a twisty stretch of road, the CR-V seemed like a refined but innocuous SUV without much of a spine. But when the call came from brain to foot to throttle to engine, the CR-V responded ... Continue reading

2020 Jaguar XE Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Jaguar XE Chicagoland Review by Larry Nutson

The compact luxury sports sedan class is quite multinational. There’s a good number of entries coming from American, British, German, Italian, Japanese and Korean automakers. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Venue Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Hyundai Venue Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Hyundai Venue review There's a New Kid in Town Say hello to the all-new entry level subcompact crossover from Hyundai, the Venue. This front wheel drive newcomer should be a welcome additional option for car buyers with limited budgets, as well as folks who are comfortable with the concept that less is more. ... Continue reading

Ford Bronco Is Back And Its An Off-Road Lover

Ford Bronco Is Back And Its An Off-Road Lover

Ford is introducing a new outdoor brand with an all-4x4 family featuring Bronco two-door, first-ever Bronco four-door and smaller Bronco Sport model – all engineered with Built Wild Extreme Durability Testing, Capability and Innovative Design principles for segment-leading levels of 4x4 capability, plus long-term off ... Continue reading

Milestone Moment: First Aston Martin DBX Drives Off The Production Line +VIDEO

Milestone Moment: First Aston Martin DBX Drives Off The Production Line +VIDEO

Just over four years since Aston Martin announced our investment in a brand-new manufacturing facility at St Athan, the first Aston Martin to be “Made in Wales” has been driven off the production line. ... Continue reading

2020 Dodge Charger Widebody Badass Family Sedan Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Dodge Charger Widebody Badass Family Sedan Review by Larry Nutson

The Dodge Charger is the most powerful and fastest mass-produced family sedan in the world. Sedans are not dead. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB In This Month's Letter From Europe

2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB In This Month's Letter From Europe

I am not going to pretend that testing cars and SUVs is as pleasant today as it was in the past (Thank you Bob and Marc but as the old saying goes the show must go on. Delivery companies are doing a fantastic jobs getting the cars to me totally disinfected and I am very grateful to them. ... Continue reading

FCA Recalls 925,239 Nitro, Town and Country, Dodge Grand Caravan To Replace Driver-side Air Bag Covers

FCA Recalls 925,239 Nitro, Town and Country, Dodge Grand Caravan To Replace Driver-side Air Bag Covers

FCA US is voluntarily recalling an estimated 925,239 older-model vehicles in the U.S. to replace the air bag covers on their steering wheels. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Rivian Recieves Another $2.5 billion Investment

Electric Vehicle Rivian Recieves Another $2.5 billion Investment

Rivian has closed an investment round of $2.5 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. "We are excited to continue this journey with Rivian's innovative and talented team as they now prepare to deliver their groundbreaking products that help shift to a carbon-neutra ... Continue reading

Hagerty's 2020 Hot List Of Six New Vehicles Possibly Worth More In Decades

Hagerty's 2020 Hot List Of Six New Vehicles Possibly Worth More In Decades

These are the rides likeliest to endure the test of time with collectors and car fans. ... Continue reading

New 2021 Jeep® Gladiator EcoDiesel: Ultimate Capability and Driving Range, With 442 lb.-ft. of Torque for Improved Performance

New 2021 Jeep® Gladiator EcoDiesel: Ultimate Capability and Driving Range, With 442 lb.-ft. of Torque for Improved Performance

Jeep® Gladiator Sport, Overland and Rubicon models Diesel-powered Gladiator offered for the first time in response to overwhelming consumer demand Gladiator EcoDiesel open for customer orders now; arriving in Jeep showrooms in third quarter New 2021 Jeep® Gladiator EcoDiesel: Ultimate Capability and Driving Range, Wi ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Police Interceptor More than meets the eye Review By Larry Nutson - If I told you that you could save $3,500 a year in gasoline costs and still get the same performance with a vehicle that meets all your needs, what would you think? ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus LS 500 Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Lexus LS 500 Review by David Colman +VIDEO

With a base price of $75,450, the LS 500 is a steal of a deal in the ultra-luxury sedan world. For comparison purposes, Audi's A8 starts at $83,800, BMW's 7 Series at $86,450, and Mercedes-Benz' S-Class at $94,450. ... Continue reading

2020 Mazda Miata MX 5 RF Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Mazda Miata MX 5 RF Review by Mark Fulmer

Why, you might ask, would anyone choose a car that seats only one passenger, has less room than a golf cart, and not even enough space for golf clubs? Because driving a cool-looking sportscar is just plain fun. The 4th generation 2020 Mazda Miata once again fills that bill and also has a version with that rare option: ... Continue reading