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2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition For the Ultimate Raider Fan This is the one for all you die-hard Raider fans. First you find four like-minded buds who can pitch in $10K. Then you find just the right silver and black logo, subtle but not too subtle. ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel First Review From Larry Nutson

2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel First Review From Larry Nutson

A Mazda Diesel? Really? I made a few purposeful highway drives to see what kind of MPG I could get. I was pleasantly surprised that the CX-5 diesel was getting 40 to 41 mpg. That’s much better than the EPA ratings. I tried a couple different driving styles on these highway drives. For one drive I kept no more than 5 ... Continue reading

A Final Message From Our Friend T.Boone Pickens

A Final Message From Our Friend T.Boone Pickens

The following message from T. Boone Pickens was written prior to his passing on September 11, 2019. Mr. Pickens’ website and social media accounts are now being maintained by T. Boone Pickens Foundation team members. ... Continue reading

Automated Driver Systems Update

Automated Driver Systems Update

Lane-centering problems may limit drivers' acceptance of automated systems Arlington Va. October 3, 2019; Road warriors may wish for automated technologies that take the stress and boredom out of the daily commute. ... Continue reading

Audi picks up two more IIHS safety awards

Audi picks up two more IIHS safety awards

The 2019 Audi A7 and the 2019 Audi Q3 each qualify for a safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when equipped with specific headlights. The A7, a large luxury car, qualifies for a Top Safety Pick award, while the Q3, a small SUV, qualifies for the higher-tier Top Safety Pick+ award. ... Continue reading

Honda Acquires Drivemode, Developer of Smartphone Apps for Drivers

Honda Acquires Drivemode, Developer of Smartphone Apps for Drivers

it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of the California-based Drivemode, Inc., in order to further strengthen Honda’s new value creation in the areas of digital and connected mobility products. ... Continue reading

2020 Honda Civic Preview And Official Prices And MPG

2020 Honda Civic Preview And Official Prices And MPG

Civic Sport trim offers energetic style, performance and value Honda Sensing® and automatic high beams standard across lineup 10th-generation Civic is the retail best-selling passenger car in America TORRANCE, Calif. – October 7, 2019Thoroughly refreshed last year, the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe begin arriving ... Continue reading

FORD MOTOR COMPANY ISSUES TWO SAFETY RECALLS, AMENDS A PREVIOUS RECALL

FORD MOTOR COMPANY ISSUES TWO SAFETY RECALLS, AMENDS A PREVIOUS RECALL

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America and amending safety compliance recall 19C07. Details are as follows: Safety recall for select 2019 Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles Ford is issuing a safety recall for select 2019 Ford F-Series Super Duty vehicles. ... Continue reading

Hitachi Group Technologies Shaping an Automotive Society on Display at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019

Hitachi Group Technologies Shaping an Automotive Society on Display at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. announced the wide range of Hitachi Group technology it will display at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019. ... Continue reading

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Starts Limited Sales of Car Powers Home - DENDO DRIVE HOUSE in Japan

MITSUBISHI MOTORS Starts Limited Sales of Car Powers Home - DENDO DRIVE HOUSE in Japan

DENDO DRIVE HOUSE (DDH) - a V2H (1) based home system - in Tokyo Japan from October 3. MMC has announced the concept and launching plan of DDH's packaged service at Geneva Auto Show in March 2019. ... Continue reading

Non Profit Rideshare Software - Cheaper to Rider, More To Driver

Non Profit Rideshare Software - Cheaper to Rider, More To Driver

After 3 years - RideAustin, the world's only non-profit rideshare - will open source its software platform to enable creative entrepreneurs & municipalities across the globe to access a proven solution to build their own on-demand services. The software will be free to use and build upon - effectively eliminating the l ... Continue reading

ATA Announces Seventh Class of LEAD ATA

ATA Announces Seventh Class of LEAD ATA

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2019 -- The seventh class of the American Trucking Associations' LEAD ATA industry leadership program was announced today at ATA's Management Conference and Exhibition. ... Continue reading

Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2019 -- The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry's not-for-profit research institute, today unveiled its annual Top Industry Issues report, which includes the list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry. ... Continue reading

Lytx Second Annual "State of the Data" Report Highlights Top Trends in Truck Driving Safety and Risk

Lytx Second Annual "State of the Data" Report Highlights Top Trends in Truck Driving Safety and Risk

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2019 -- Lytx®, a leading global provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, today shared its second annual "State of the Data" presentation at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibitio ... Continue reading

Trucking Leaders Open 2019 MCE Exhibit Hall

Trucking Leaders Open 2019 MCE Exhibit Hall

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2019 -- Today, American Trucking Associations opened the Exhibit Hall at the federation's annual Management Conference & Exhibition with a ceremony honoring the industry's supplier community. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - October 7, 2019

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - October 7, 2019

The following RECALL may apply to one or more of your vehicles: BMW, Toyota, Chevrolet, Mercedes, Jagur, Jeep, Volkswagen, Ford, Ducati, Freightliner, Forest River, ... Continue reading

2019 Subaru Forester Review From Andrew Frankl

2019 Subaru Forester Review From Andrew Frankl

I have yet to meet anyone who complained about a Subaru. It isn’t beautiful, it isn’t oh my God doesn’t it look just amazing, no. It is like a fridge or a dishwasher-utility on wheels. Furthermore it is not trying to be anything else-solid, reliable, economical and will run for years and years. ... Continue reading

2020 Kia Soul X-Line Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2020 Kia Soul X-Line Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2020 Kia Soul X-Line ENGINE: 2.0-liter 4 TRANSMISSION: IVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm/132 lb.-dft. @ 4,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 102.4 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Jeep Renegade Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

2019 Jeep Renegade Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

It may carry the Jeep name, but the Renegade is really a Fiat 500X and as such serves only to detract from the classic Jeep name. ... Continue reading

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe- Jag I-Pace, Dodge Charger And Just In Time For The Holiday's A Great Car Book Authored By A Great Car Guy

Letter from Europe by Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief I had the honor of being part of the CAR magazine team which presented the Car of the Year trophy to Sir William Lyons, boss of Jaguar back in 1969. Things have changed somewhat but my association to the great marque is as great as ever. ... Continue reading

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