Thursday, February 9th, 2017


WATCH: Nissan unveils Titan XD King Cab at 2017 Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch as Nissan reveals the new 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD King Cab models, completing the lineup of innovative new full-size pickups. Also on display at the show, which runs at Chicago’s McCormick Place from February 11-20, are a specially built Nissan NV Cargo X and two specially modified TITAN PRO-4X models. The new King Cab is marked by its available 6-person seating, wide-opening rear doors and available “rear seat delete” option that isRead More

PHOTOS: AmericaJR Live at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show — Part One

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo and Cory Martin were LIVE at McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this gallery, look for photos of the debut vehicles we saw here. You’ll see the all-new Nissan Titan XD King Cab pickup truck, 2018 Subaru Legacy, 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, among others. We’ll also show you GM President Dan Ammann’s speech to the Economic Club of Chicago. Check back tomorrow for more of our photos from the Chicago Auto Show…

Trailer Thursday: Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’

TweetSt. Patrick Day may be a lucky day for the Irish, but this will be the day for both “Game of Thrones”‘ Finn Jones and his character Danny Rand, who will fulfill his destiny as the fourth and final Defender known as Marvel’s “Iron Fist”. When he was ten years old, young Danny Rand became the lone survivor of a plane crash that caused the death of his parents.  Now, after years of being presumed dead, he returns home to New York to reclaim his name and his birthright: RandRead More

EARTH TALK: A Revolution in Lighting — Back to Incandescents?

TweetDear EarthTalk: What’s new in eco-friendly light bulbs? Is it true that incandescent bulbs are back in a much more efficient form? —Barbara Birke, via e-mail The consumer landscape for light bulbs in the U.S. changed drastically in 2007 when Congress passed the Energy Independence & Security Act mandating, among other things, that household light bulbs in the 40-100 watt range needed to up their energy efficiency standards by at least 25 percent. This change effectively took the tried-and-true yet inefficient incandescent bulbs that lit up the entire 20th centuryRead More