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2019 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig MODEL: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta SE ENGINE: 1.4-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 147 hp @ 5,000 rpm/184 lb.-ft. @ 1,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 105.7 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid Review By John Heilig

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid Review By John Heilig

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid ENGINE: 2.0-liter Boxer 4 TRANSMISSION: Lineartonic CVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 123 hp @ 5,600 rpm (148 combined horsepower)/134 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 104.9 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus LS 500 Vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon by Andrew Frankl - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lexus LS 500 Vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon by Andrew Frankl - It's E15 Approved

European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel March 20, 2019; Or should I say 111 thousand Lexus meet Toyota’s 44 thousand Avalon. No, dear reader, I am not making this up . The price difference is a staggering 67 or so thousand dollars. ... Continue reading

Using E10 (and E15) in Your Boat - A Lesson Learned

Using E10 (and E15) 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

Ford Ranger STX (1995) Review

Ford Ranger STX (1995) Review

Ford Ranger STX (1995)Review ... Continue reading

2019 Ford F-150 Limited 4x4 Supercrew Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

2019 Ford F-150 Limited 4x4 Supercrew Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

New Truck Review - A luxury vehicle with full functionality. Trucks are the backbone of our country. I’ve never been a “truck guy”, but recognizing them for what they are is an acknowledgement and appreciation of them. ... Continue reading

2013 Ram 1500 Express Rocky Mountain Review

2013 Ram 1500 Express Rocky Mountain Review

When it came time to make changes for the 2013 model year, rather than dramatic exterior changes, they went with more of a minor refresh. It fits, given that the Ram 1500 was already a great-looking truck. That doesn't mean there haven't been other drastic changes, however. On the inside, the Ram 1500 received a ton of ... Continue reading

Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights" Plus 20 Years Of Colorado Specs - By Steve and Phil Purdy

Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights" Plus 20 Years Of Colorado Specs - By Steve and Phil Purdy

I decided to shop around and do some research with help from The Auto Channel. Looking at the Tacoma, the Colorado and the Nissan Frontier I immediately crossed the Nissan off the list after driving it. The Nissan was spartan in its accommodations and rather cheap feeling over bumps, just not a good fit, and to be perf ... Continue reading

Hyundai HDC-6 NEPTUNE Fuel-Cell Electric Truck

Hyundai HDC-6 NEPTUNE Fuel-Cell Electric Truck

Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) revealed today the first rendering images of its concept for a hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric truck, HDC-6 NEPTUNE. ... Continue reading

ANGELA ZEPEDA JOINS HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

ANGELA ZEPEDA JOINS HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Hyundai Motor America has named Angela Zepeda, the senior vice president and managing director at its agency of record INNOCEAN USA, as its new chief marketing officer. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - October 21, 2019

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - October 21, 2019

Your BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, Starcraft, Jayco, vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. ... Continue reading

2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Review By John Heilig

2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 BMW X5 xDrive 40i ENGINE: 3.0-liter twin turbo I-6 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with sport-manual shift modes HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 335 hp @ 5,500-6,500 rpm/330 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-5,200 rpm WHEELBASE: 117. ... Continue reading

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio AWD Review by John Heilig

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio AWD Review by John Heilig

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio AWD Review; Based on the Giulia sedan, the Stelvio isn’t some cobbled together shot at making an SUV, or more accurately a CUV. Nah, it’s quality at every corner , with luxury and performance in spades. Take the engine, for example. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab Review by John Heilig

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab Review by John Heilig

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab ENGINE: 3.5-liter Ecoboost V6 TRANSMISSION: 10-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 450 hp @ 5,000 rpm/510- lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 134.2 in. ... Continue reading

So Who Cares About EV's- Survey Shows Automakers Not Making Progress in Persuading Consumers to Want Electric or Self-Driving Vehicles

So Who Cares About EV's- Survey Shows Automakers Not Making Progress in Persuading Consumers to Want Electric or Self-Driving Vehicles

Women Show Even Less Interest Than Men in Self-Driving Vehicles; Overall Consumer Sentiment Unchanged from Q2 COSTA MESA, Calif.: 16 Oct. 2019 — As auto manufacturers invest billions to bring self-driving vehicles to market and increase choice in battery-electric vehicles, many consumers still lack confidence in the ... Continue reading