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Monday, October 14, 2019

Best of the Best – The Frankl Family Tests Lamborghini’s Finest

Best of the Best – The Frankl Family Tests Lamborghini’s Finest

Hail the SVJ (the J is for Jota) and what a difference this “J” makes to the world’s best super sports car. Already in a class of its own - which other racing chariot is equipped with such a glorious normally aspirated V12, is mid-engined and under €500,000? Launched in 2009 with a unique and very stiff Boeing ... Continue reading

Toyota to Unveil Next-Generation "Mirai Concept" at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show's "Future Expo"

Toyota to Unveil Next-Generation "Mirai Concept" at 2019 Tokyo Motor Show's "Future Expo"

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced the "LQ", a concept vehicle that leverages advanced technology to build an emotional bond between car and driver. The next generation of the Toyota "Concept-i", a concept vehicle first exhibited at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, LQ is equipped with automated driving capabilit ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda6 Signature Review By John Heilig

2019 Mazda6 Signature Review By John Heilig

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Mazda6 Signature ENGINE: 2.5-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic with manual mode HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 227 hp @ 5,000 rpm/310 lb.-ft. @ 2,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 111.4 in. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota C-HR New Exterior Styling

2020 Toyota C-HR New Exterior Styling

What happens when Toyota designers blend sport coupe, hatchback and compact crossover? The boldly expressive, fun to drive and utterly unique C-HR happens. The C-HR’s standout design brings an updated look for 2020 with a restyled front fascia, LED headlamps and new wheel designs. ... Continue reading

Toyota Extends Battery Warranty for Model Year 2020 Hybrid, Plug-in, and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Toyota Extends Battery Warranty for Model Year 2020 Hybrid, Plug-in, and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Toyota announced it will extend its hybrid battery warranty from 8 years / 100,000 miles to 10 years from date of first use/150,000 miles, whichever comes first. ... Continue reading

LEXUS EXTENDS HYBRID BATTERY WARRANTY FOR MODEL YEAR 2020 VEHICLES

LEXUS EXTENDS HYBRID BATTERY WARRANTY FOR MODEL YEAR 2020 VEHICLES

PLANO, Texas (October 10, 2019) – Lexus announced today, it will extend its Hybrid Battery Warranty from 8 years / 100,000 miles to 10 years from date of first use/150,000 miles, whichever comes first – an extension that is valid for all new model year 2020 Lexus hybrid vehicles. All other HV components will retain ... Continue reading

Growth Energy CEO Highlights International Biofuels Growth at Global Ethanol Summit

Growth Energy CEO Highlights International Biofuels Growth at Global Ethanol Summit

In her remarks, Skor spoke on retailer adoption of ethanol blends and the fuel’s growing popularity in the U.S. and abroad: “Some of the most well-known U.S. retailers like Kwik Trip, Casey’s, Sheetz, not only carry the nation’s standard 10 percent ethanol blend – but they are also among the over 1,900 stores ... Continue reading

Participants From 60 Countries Gather For First Global Ethanol Summit In Washington, D.C.

Participants From 60 Countries Gather For First Global Ethanol Summit In Washington, D.C.

Global Ethanol Summit to learn about changing biofuels policies in countries around the world and prospects for expanded global ethanol use. “In the spirit of global collaboration, access to free trade and increased use of ethanol worldwide, we look forward to hosting, along with our partners, this meeting that focus ... Continue reading

Porsche Taycan 4S Extends Electric Sports Car Model Range

Porsche Taycan 4S Extends Electric Sports Car Model Range

New entry-level model with two battery sizes and a range of up to 463 kilometres according to WLTP Stuttgart October 14, 2019; It was only in September that the new electric sports car from Porsche celebrated its high-profile premiere on three continents simultaneously. Now, the company is already presenting the third ... Continue reading

New Production Record for Automobili Lamborghini

New Production Record for Automobili Lamborghini

In just five years of production Lamborghini Huracán number 14,022 rolls off the assembly line, marking a production milestone for the V10 model of Lamborghini: the Gallardo, the previous Lamborghini V10 model, was produced in a total of 14,022 units over a production cycle of ten years (from 2003 to 2013). The V10 Hu ... Continue reading

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - October 14, 2019

NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - October 14, 2019

Recalled: BMW, Toyota, Honda, Lamborghini, Subaru, Mercedes, Rolls-Royce, Freightliner, Thomas Built, Spartan, Jayco, Ferrara, Pleasureway, Spartan, Lucon Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda3 AWD Hatchback Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Mazda3 AWD Hatchback Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Mazda3 Hatchback Out on the open-road is very truth-telling; it’s where you see the best and the worst of a car. When the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback showed up for my test drive I did as I most often do and headed out to take some photos. ... Continue reading

Auto Channel Exclusive (ACE)-2019 Nissan Leaf Plus Review By Larry Nutson

Auto Channel Exclusive (ACE)-2019 Nissan Leaf Plus Review By Larry Nutson

Auto Channel Exclusive (ACE)= 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus Going electric with confidence More often than not change comes about slowly. This is the case with the switch to battery-powered pure electric vehicles from the internal combustion engine type. ... Continue reading

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