HOT WHEELS LEGENDS TOUR LET FANS GET SMALL

After the final day of the HOT WHEELS LEGENDS TOUR in November 2019, best friends Greg Salzillo and Dave Ford didn’t know what came next. Did they load up their entry on the trailer to haul it back to their home town? Did they road trip it back home? When their names and the name […]

Audi Opens New R&D Center With Fleet Of Autonomous Vehicles

The Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) Research & Development center has officially opened in San Jose. This brand-new complex hosts a fleet of self-automated vehicles, and the research team is entirely focused on self-driving technology for the North American market. According to a press release from Audi, the development team plans to hire up to […]

Toyota Named ‘Most Preferred Customer’ In Supplier Relations Study

Plante Moran released the 20th Annual North American Automotive OEM – Supplier Working Relations Index Study today. Results from the report showed that Toyota gained nine points over its 2019 score, and was the top performer in all 22 variables on the Working Relations Index. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) also made significant improvements by earning […]

MOTORISTS STRUGGLE BEHIND THE WHEEL FOLLOWING LOCKDOWN

After nearly three months of a pandemic lockdown, studies in the United Kingdom are finding many motorists, on both sides of the pond, struggle behind the wheel after returning to the driver’s seat. These studies are finding 1-in-5 drivers are having a tough time reclaiming their driving skills after being off the road as a […]

THE HISTORY OF THE MONRONEY STICKER

You’ve seen them everywhere. It’s the Monroney Sticker. What, you may ask? It’s called by many names ranging from “window sticker” to “vehicle price notification” to the “price tag.” But formally, it is the Monroney sticker. Napleton News is happy to tell you all about it. You can thank us later. THE MONRONEY STICKER: WHAT […]

USED VEHICLES ARE A BEST-BUY

Now may be the best time ever to buy a great pre-owned vehicle. Auto manufacturers quickly built up supply just before the social distancing orders, and as a result, began to offer special deals on many new vehicles. Buyers ran to trade in for the latest and greatest, leaving the pre-owned lots at the dealerships […]

HOT WHEELS LEGENDS TOUR GOES VIRTUAL

The Hot Wheels Legends Tour wasn’t going to let a little virus disrupt its annual search for the next legendary Hot Wheels vehicle. As a result, the Legends tour will be hitting the silicon highway for the very first time. Participants can click the links here to submit photos of their customized vehicles for a […]

Infotainment Systems Remain Key Point Of Focus For Automakers

Auto manufacturers continue to focus on making improvements to the infotainment systems on their vehicles. As consumer demand for innovative features continues to grow across all vehicle segments, the competition to come out with “the next great thing” to captivate drivers is higher than ever. A vehicle’s infotainment system is comprised of the information and […]

HHOW Donates $2 Million For COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Centers

Hyundai Hope On Wheels (HHOW) is donating $2 million for COVID-19 drive-thru testing centers in children’s hospitals throughout the United States. Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (Cleveland, OH), Children’s National Hospital (Washington, D.C.), and Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) are the first three to receive $200,000 each to assist COVID-19 testing for children with […]

KEEPING YOUR CAR CORONAVIRUS FREE, SANITIZE YOUR VEHICLE

We have never seen anything like the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). It is everywhere and disrupting life as we once knew it. It will continue to affect us for many years to come, even after the threat of the virus has passed. Hopefully, that will be very soon. It can’t make your car, truck, minivan, […]