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Nutson’s Weekly Auto News Roundup


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AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO April 11, 2021 Every Sunday Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, compile The Auto Channel’s
“take” on this past week’s automotive news, condensed into easy to digest news Nuggets.

LEARN MORE: Links to full versions of today’s news nuggets along with a million pages of the past 25 year’s automotive news, articles, reviews and archived stories residing in

The Auto Channel Automotive News Library can be found by just copying and then inserting the main headline into the News Library Search Box.

Want more automotive content than our million plus pages?, TV viewers can watch The Auto Channel-TV Network on Hulu, Google, You Tube and of course TUNA Digital Network and Old Fashioned “Free and Clear” OTA (Over the air)
TV in Boston and South Florida as well as local

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Nutson’s Auto News Weekly Wrap Up


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AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO April 4, 2021 Every Sunday Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, compile The Auto Channel’s
“take” on this past week’s automotive news, condensed into easy to digest news Nuggets.

LEARN MORE: Links to full versions of today’s news nuggets along with a million pages of the past 25 year’s automotive news, articles, reviews and archived stories residing in

The Auto Channel Automotive News Library can be found by just copying and then inserting the main headline into the News Library Search Box.

Want more automotive content than our million plus pages?, TV viewers can watch The Auto Channel-TV Network on Hulu, Google, You Tube and of course TUNA Digital Network and Old Fashioned “Free and Clear” OTA (Over the air)
TV in Boston and South Florida as well as local

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Edmunds: How to Get the Best Towing Vehicle for Your Needs | Michigan News

By TRAVIS LANGNESS, Edmunds

You might be thinking about hitting the road this spring with a new SUV or truck and pulling a trailer or toy hauler. But figuring out what kind of vehicle to get without overspending can be a confusing process.

To help, Edmunds’ car shopping experts have advice on how to better understand the jargon and interpret the potentially misleading towing numbers offered by automakers.

MATCH YOUR VEHICLE TO THE JOB

The towing capacity of your vehicle is generally related to its size. For many small SUVs, expect a tow rating of around 1,000-2,000 pounds. This isn’t much but can be sufficient to tow a small utility trailer.

Upgrade to a new midsize SUV or a midsize pickup truck and you can tow considerably more. Trailers will still be relatively small, but when you want to tow more than a small utility trailer, things can get heavy

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Longview car show brings together automotive aficionados after pandemic hiatus | Local News

Michael Black of Longview and his son, Connor, 10, walked through the rows of brightly colored classic and sports cars Saturday at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.

“We’re interested in old cars and like looking at them,” Black said.

The father and son chatted with the owners, listening to stories from the people showing their labor of love project cars and trucks at the 44th annual LeTourneau University Automotive Society Car Show.

Society President Austin Barker said the stories about the vehicles as well as those who own and work on them are the best part of the show.

“That’s really what it’s all about is getting people out talking about their cars and sharing stories,” he said. “Yeah, the cars are nice, but some of them have a deep-rooted history.”

Barker pointed at a bright red and chrome Chevrolet truck.

“There’s a lot of sentimental value and a

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