Next Generation of EVs & HVs - Electric And Hybrid Vehicles News

Next Generation of EVs & HVs – Electric And Hybrid Vehicles News

Next Generation of EVs & HVs – Electric And Hybrid Vehicles News. “We are working on an entire portfolio of hybrids which we have been selling since 1997, plug-in hybrids, full battery electric vehicles as well as our fuel cell vehicles,” said Bob Carter, executive vice president of sales for Toyota North America.
“Those vehicles represent about 9 percent of our sales in 2018. We have set a goal that it will be 15% of our sales next year in 2020.”

U.S. sales rise 2.2% in December - Automotive News

U.S. sales rise 2.2% in December – Automotive News

U.S. sales rise 2.2% in December – Automotive News. U.S. auto sales rose 2.2 percent in December, capping a year that saw overall volume rise 0.6 percent even as automakers endeavored to counter slumping car demand with record light-truck deliveries.

December — with sales of 1.639 million — turned in the second-best month of the year on a volume basis. And the seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of sales in December — 17.72 million — was a high for the year, providing automakers with some momentum and optimism heading into 2019.

America’s Best Selling Luxury Car is Mercedes-Benz - Luxury Care

America’s Best Selling Luxury Car is Mercedes-Benz – Luxury Care

America’s Best Selling Luxury Car is Mercedes-Benz – Luxury Care. Mercedes-Benz Is America’s Best Selling Luxury Car for Third Year Running. 
Daimler brand beats BMW by fewer than 5,000 vehicles. 
Audi stumbles, reports its first annual drop since 2009.
Fewer than 5,000 vehicles separated the top two luxury brands by sales in the U.S. last year, with Mercedes-Benz barely topping BMW for a third straight victory.

KIA & HYUNDAI ENGINE FIRE - Automotive News

KIA & HYUNDAI ENGINE FIRE – Automotive News

KIA & HYUNDAI ENGINE FIRE – Automotive News. Kia and Hyundai CEOs refuse to testify in front of U.S. Senators about some of the companies’ cars catching fire. here is the most updated report on this issue by District Parts & Service Manager for Kia Motors of America. Please share it with KIA & HYUNDAI owners.

How Much Does Xzilon Cost? - Xzilon Customer Reviews

How Much Does Xzilon Cost? – Xzilon Customer Reviews

How Much Does Xzilon Cost? – Xzilon Real Customer Reviews, in this post I’m trying to get real customer reviews on Xzilon and have a discussion on the quality and pricing if you had the experience of applying Xzilon on your vehicle don’t hesitate and share your thoughts with us.

we greatly appreciate your comment and feedback. Luxury Care™ Products LLC.

Waymo self-driving vehicles Test Result - Auto News

Waymo self-driving vehicles Test Result

Waymo self-driving vehicles Test Result – Auto News.

As reported by the Arizona Republic and New York Times, the attacks have ranged from sliced tires to thrown rocks, to people attempting to run the test vehicles off the road. Guns have been brandished, and a worrying case had a driver aim a Jeep head-on at a Waymo car to force it to stop.

Auto Imports Tariffs Timeline On Foreign Cars

Auto Imports Tariffs Timeline On Foreign Cars

Auto Imports Tariffs Timeline On Foreign Cars – Auto News. Feb. 17 is the deadline for the Commerce Department to publish a report on the national-security implications of auto imports that could justify tariffs on foreign cars.

If you think President Donald Trump’s trade agenda was busy in 2018, get ready for much more to come in the new year. The first quarter of 2019 will be pivotal, as the U.S.

Tax Credit For Electric Vehicle Owners - All States

Tax Credit For Electric Vehicle Owners – All States

Tax Credit For Electric Vehicle Owners – All States | Luxury Care, The federal government and a number of states offer financial incentives, including tax credits, for lowering the up-front costs of plug-in electric vehicles (also known as electric cars or EVs). 

The federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax credit is for $2,500 to $7,500 per new EV purchased for use in the U.S. The size of the tax credit depends on the size of the vehicle and its battery capacity.  To find out specific tax credit amounts for individual vehicles, click here!.

Electric Vehicle Sales in U.S. in 2018

Electric Vehicle Sales in U.S. in 2018

Electric Vehicle Sales in the U.S. in 2018 – Electric Cars Newsroom. GM hit 200K total electric vehicles sold in the United States by the end of 2018, reaching a threshold that triggers a phase-out of a $7,500 federal tax credit over the next 15 months, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday.

The largest U.S. automaker reached the figure in the fourth quarter of 2018, which means the credit will fall to $3,750 in April, and then drop to $1,875 in October for six months. The credit will completely disappear by April 2020. The 200,000 figure covers GM’s cumulative EV sales since 2010.

Pedestrian-Detection and Automated-Emergency-Braking System

Pedestrian-Detection and Automated-Emergency-Braking System

IIHS to Begin Testing Pedestrian-Detection and Automated-Emergency-Braking Systems The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will add the tests to its roster of vehicle-safety evaluations.

Three separate tests will be conducted. In the first, a dummy representing an adult-sized pedestrian enters the lane from the right side as the test vehicle approaches at 12 mph and again at 25 mph. The pedestrian is midway between the right side and the center of the vehicle.

Better Auto Finance in 2019

Better Auto Finance in 2019

Better Auto Finance in 2019, Auto lending technology will take several leaps forward in 2019. One of the biggest involves the usage of cloud-based platforms for payments, applications, and document management. Read more and share your thoughts with us!

2019 Rav4 For Sale in Akron Ohio - Northeast Ohio Auto Show

2019 Rav4 For Sale in Akron Ohio

2019 Rav4 For Sale in Akron Ohio – Northeast Ohio Auto Show.
Call me today for the most recent information on 2019 Rav4 Gas, Hybrid, price, tech and set up an appointment for a personal test drive.

Pessimism in Automotive Business

Pessimism in Automotive Business

Pessimism in Automotive Business in the firm’s Dealer Sentiment Index can be tied to threats of higher tariffs, slower traffic, and declining profitability.

The index reading came in at 49, indicating dealers expecting conditions to be weak in the future outnumber those who think conditions will be strong. “The fourth quarter represented a notable negative turn in overall dealer sentiment and their outlook for the future,” said Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke.

Automobiles Reliability Rankings

Automobiles Reliability Rankings

Toyota was the brand least likely to need check engine repairs over the past year, edging out Acura and Hyundai, which rank No. 2 and No. 3 respectively. Mazda, which ranked second last year, is now the brand with the lowest average repair cost ($286), followed by Kia ($320), Dodge ($326) and Hyundai ($328). Honda and Toyota are the only two brands to rank in the top 10 on both lists. The 2016 Audi Q5 is least likely to need a check engine light-related repair. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson costs the least on average ($67) to repair when the light is on, with a loose gas cap or an improperly installed intake air duct the two most common reasons the Tucson’s check engine light illuminates. CarMD.com Corp. has released its 2018 CarMD Vehicle Health Index Make and Model Reliability Rankings.. Published annually since 2011, this Index analyzes check engine repairs and […]