The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

June 2020

Select Another Month

Monday, June 8, 2020

2020 VW Tiguan Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 VW Tiguan Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Review Some New Tech to a Popular Crossover In its 13th year, the Tiguan has become a popular crossover with a loyal following and the 2020 model has upgraded tech and safety features. Mobile device addicts will appreciate a standard Wi-Fi hotspot. ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus GS F Review | By Larry Nutson | The Auto Channel

2020 Lexus GS F Review | By Larry Nutson | The Auto Channel

Now in its fifth year on the market, the Lexus GS F is a high-performance sedan built for driving enthusiasts. It first appeared in 2016 and continues today with a 5.0-L V8 that cranks out 467-horsepower. ... Continue reading

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Declines 9% in First Quarter 2020, as COVID-19 Brings Activity to a Standstill After a Strong Start

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Declines 9% in First Quarter 2020, as COVID-19 Brings Activity to a Standstill After a Strong Start

IRVINE, Calif.--The 2020 auto dealership buy/sell market declined in the first quarter, falling 9.3% off 2019’s transactions pace as the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on auto retail, according to the just-released First Quarter 2020 Blue Sky Report® by Kerrigan Advisors. Transactions slated to close at the end of ... Continue reading

Automotive Aftermarket Stores Sales Soar During COVID-19 Pandemic

Automotive Aftermarket Stores Sales Soar During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hi Carey​, Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, many businesses were forced to temporarily close their doors and suffered major financial losses. Fortunately, those in the automotive repair industry were able to stay open while being deemed an essential business. While many shops experienced a dip in s ... Continue reading

China's Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap: An Evolving Ecosystem - ResearchAndMarkets.com

China's Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap: An Evolving Ecosystem - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "An Evolving Ecosystem: China's Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Despite the current sales slump, China remains the world's largest traditional light-vehicle market. ... Continue reading

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Automotive Steering Torque Sensor Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Electronic Content in Vehicle to Boost Growth | Technavio

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Automotive Steering Torque Sensor Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Electronic Content in Vehicle to Boost Growth | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Steering Torque Sensor Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Steering Torque Sensor Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Busin ... Continue reading

Former Navistar and General Motors Senior Executive Dennis Mooney Joins Plus.ai’s Advisory Board To Help Advance Its Commercialization Plans for Autonomous Trucks

Former Navistar and General Motors Senior Executive Dennis Mooney Joins Plus.ai’s Advisory Board To Help Advance Its Commercialization Plans for Autonomous Trucks

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Dennis Mooney Joins Plus.ai’s Advisory Board (Photo: Business Wire) CUPERTINO, Calif.--Plus.ai (www.plus.ai), a leading provider of self-driving truck technology, announced today the addition of Dennis “Denny” Mooney to its Advisory Board. Mooney will leverage his decades of expe ... Continue reading

Polaris Donates More Than $110,000 to Off-Road Organizations with T.R.A.I.L.S Grants

Polaris Donates More Than $110,000 to Off-Road Organizations with T.R.A.I.L.S Grants

MINNEAPOLIS--Today, Polaris Inc. , announced it donated more than $110,000 to off-road and all-terrain vehicles (ATV) organizations across the United States as part of its ongoing T.R.A.I.L.S Grant Program. The 12 nonprofit organizations that were awarded a Spring 2020 T.R.A.I.L.S grant received awards ranging from $3, ... Continue reading

Valvoline Announced as Newest Global Partner of Sevilla FC

Valvoline Announced as Newest Global Partner of Sevilla FC

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 8, 2020 -- Valvoline Inc. , a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, and professional European football club Sevilla FC today announced a new long-term partnership in which one of the most recognized and respected brands in the global automotive lubricant ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS - June 8, 2020 - Nissan, Ford, Honda, Acura, Bentley, Thor, Kawsaki,Coachman, Keystone,Others

NHTSA RECALLS - June 8, 2020 - Nissan, Ford, Honda, Acura, Bentley, Thor, Kawsaki,Coachman, Keystone,Others

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

Fuel Cells Are Happening - Daimler Establishes New Truck Fuel Cell Company

Fuel Cells Are Happening - Daimler Establishes New Truck Fuel Cell Company

Daimler Truck AG establishes new company Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG – bringing together all of the Group’s fuel cell activities · Dr. ... Continue reading

Fuel Cells Are Happening; R&D Joint Venture for Commercial Vehicle Fuel Cell Systems Established for the Creation of a Hydrogen-based Society in China

Fuel Cells Are Happening; R&D Joint Venture for Commercial Vehicle Fuel Cell Systems Established for the Creation of a Hydrogen-based Society in China

United Fuel Cell System R&D (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (FCRD). FCRD's primary business will be the development of fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles to contribute to the realization of a clean mobility society in China. ... Continue reading

Official NHTSA Recall: 2013-2018 Nissan Altima Recall - Hood Latch Can Pop Open Altima Problem Continues

Official NHTSA Recall: 2013-2018 Nissan Altima Recall - Hood Latch Can Pop Open Altima Problem Continues

2013-2018 Nissan Altima's are being recalled over a hood latch defect bringing the total vehicles covered by this recall to more than 1.8 million. Nissan issued the recall for Altima coupes and sedans built between 2013 and 2018 Here in the U.S. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo XC40 Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Volvo XC40 Review By Larry Nutson

In doing this job of driving and providing information and opinion on new vehicles the most usually scenario is that each and every particular vehicle that I experience is good at what it’s designed and intended to do. Today, there are no bad cars! I appreciate a vehicle for what it is and at the same time recognize ... Continue reading

Search The Auto Channel

The Auto Channel content library (since 1996) has grown to become the world’s most extensive and complete interactive archive of automotive centric news, articles, reviews and intense event coverage, presented to viewers as Text, Video and Images.

The Auto Channel Content by Topic

Vehicle manufacturers and alt fuels.