Nik Miles Joins FM News 101 KXL with Our Auto Expert

2-Hour weekly car show syndicated by Envision Networks? (August 2018) ? Nik Miles has joined the lineup of FM News 101 KXL with a new, long-form version of Our Auto Expert. The two-hour show will now be available to stations through Envision Networks?, in addition to the 45-second Our Auto Expert vignette. Bruce Collins, Operations…

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25% of American can drive a manual transmission

Only about 25% of American can drive a manual transmission and the number of cars with a manual transmission is slowly declining. Anyone who loves to drive loves a manual transmission. If you don?t know how to drive one you should probably learn. Only a few decades ago manual transmissions were the norm and until…

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Ford Announces Innovations to Go Further

By Bill Schaffer Dearborn, Mich. ? Ford brought its corporate superstars to their annual holiday gathering to showcase several innovative new programs including a Startup Business Incubator in Detroit, a much needed SYNC? upgrade and a new performance commitment. After President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields, reviewed some of the company?s recent…

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Tested: New McLaren P1

In the latest promo video drivers test the new McLaren P1. The P1 is put through its paces in cold temperatures and on icy surfaces before its official public outing at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013. Maclaren say that the P1 is just months away from customer deliveries….

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HondaLink – In-Vehicle Connectivity

Debuting with the all-new 2013 Honda Accord is a new cloud-based connectivity system called HondaLink?. It will be the first original equipment application of Aha? developed by Harman to provide a personalized experience connecting drivers to thousands of cloud-based news, information and entertainment feeds from around the world, using an intuitive, audio-system based interface. ?HondaLink…

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Jaguar Announces an Expanded Engine Lineup

Jaguar plans to add new smaller engines to its global offerings including a new supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 and a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder. Adrian Hallmark, Global Brand Director, Jaguar Cars, said, “Jaguar currently has its strongest range of products for several decades. Our continued growth is dependent on two things; activating the awareness of the brand,…

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Lotus Testing Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Lotus has started dynamic and durability testing of a Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle (REEV) version of the Evora sports car.? The new Lotus Evora 414E is a hybrid technology demonstrator being developed for a consortium, which includes three vehicle manufacturers and several automotive component manufacturers. The Evora 414E is powered by two electric motor…

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