video

 
 

WATCH: 2017 JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) announcement

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Athletic Club for a meeting of the Automotive Press Association. J.D. Power presented the results of its 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS). KIA topped the list for the second year in a row, followed by Genesis and Porsche. Detroit-based automakers Ford and RAM tied for fourth and Chevrolet ended up in fifth. In this video, watch for remarks from Dave Sargent, Vice President, Global Automotive at J.D. Power.  


WATCH: Graham Rahal wins first race of 2017 Detroit Grand Prix

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Belle Isle for the first race of the 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. Graham Rahal won the race after starting from the pole. Honda swept the podium by finishing 1-2-3. The best finishing Chevrolet was Josef Newgarden in 4th place. The race lasted 1 hour and 36 minutes under partly cloudy skies. It was a mainly clean race with only six caution laps. In this video, look for interviews with winner Graham Rahal, second place finisher Scott Dixon and third place finisherRead More


WATCH: 2017 J.D. Power U.S. Auto Tech Choice Study results announced

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Detroit Athletic Club for a special meeting of the Automotive Press Association. Smart headlights and rear view camera mirrors are the most requested technologies that consumers would like to have in a future vehicle, according to the J.D. Power U.S. Auto Tech Choice study. However, most consumers are still skeptical of self-driving technology. In this video, watch for remarks from Dave Sargent, vice president of global automotive at J.D. Power, and Kristin Kolodge, executive director of driver interaction & HMI research at J.D. Power.Read More


WATCH: Fresh Thyme opens for business in Canton, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the new Fresh Thyme Farmers Market on Ford Road in Canton, Mich. This is the second new grocery store to open within the city in the last two weeks. Fresh Thyme features an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen and health supplement products. The store donated all of its Boar’s Head hot dog proceeds to The University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. FreshRead More


WATCH: Big debuts from the 2017 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for some of this year’s biggest reveals from the auto show. You’ll learn more about the 2018 Hyundai Elantra  GT, 2018 Subaru Legacy, 2017 Nissan Titan XD King Cab, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition, and the 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition. We’ll also have an excerpt from GM President Dan Ammann’s speech to the Economic Club of Chicago. He discussed his ride in an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV on the streets ofRead More


WATCH: Interview with Frank Weissman about the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Frank Wiesmann, Product Spokesperson for Porsche Cars North America. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid delivers a system power of 462 hp thanks to the combination of a 2.9-liter V6 gasoline engine with an output of 330 hp and a 100-kW electric motor. The maximum torque of the vehicle is 516 lb.-ft. with an electric range of up to 31 miles. Executive models feature a 5.9 inch (150 millimeter) longer wheelbaseRead More


WATCH: 2018 Subaru Legacy premieres at Chicago Auto Show

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for an interview with Dominick Infante, ‎National Manager, Product Communications at Subaru of America.  The new Legacy features revised styling and significant upgrades to comfort, safety, and multimedia capability. The 2018 Legacy, the roomiest sedan in the midsize segment, is available in a 2.5i model with an efficient and responsive 175-hp 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER engine, or, as the Legacy 3.6R with a 256-hp 3.6-liter, 6-cylinder BOXER engine. The top-level system includes TomTom navigationRead More


WATCH: 2017 KCQ Karaoke Finals Competition at Zehnder’s Snowfest

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Frankenmuth, Mich. for the 2017 Zehnder’s Snowfest. In this  video, watch for highlights of the 98 KCQ Karaoke Finals competition. This year’s finalists in the junior division were: Shyan Sweeney of Otisville, Danielle Harper of Sebewaing, Sarah Faladeau of Clio and Madi Brock of Davison. As for the adult division, the finalists were: Codi Follen of Grand Blanc, Carson Robertson of Birch Run, Seth Ruddock of Flint, Julie Moore of Clio and Aubrey Brannon. Stay tuned for the winning announcement at the end with JimRead More


WATCH: Highlights of the 2017 Zehnder’s Snowfest in Frankenmuth, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Frankenmuth, Mich. for the 2017 Zehnder’s Snowfest. In this  video, watch for highlights of the festival along with interviews with snow carvers and attendees. Zehnder’s Snowfest has been host to one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 25 years. Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year. In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest will have entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent, a fireworks display, petting zoo and children’s activities. We’ll also bring youRead More


WATCH: Infiniti QX50 Concept revealed at 2017 NAIAS in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 North American International Auto Show. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with Alfonso Albaisa, Executive Design Director for Infiniti. The QX50 Concept shows how Infiniti could develop its future presence in the world’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. A ‘cabin-forward’ silhouette combines with muscular lines and flowing surfaces to telegraph its purpose as a dynamic and practical crossover. With a downsized capacity and high power and torque, the 2.0-liter VC-Turbo engine boasts an impressive specific power output – higher thanRead More