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NHTSA RECALL: Graco Child Seat

NHTSA RECALL: Graco Child Seat

Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 17C001 Synopsis : Graco Children's Products Inc. (Graco) is recalling certain Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraints, models 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. ... Continue reading

Toyota Vice President of Integrated Marketing Operations Named

Toyota Vice President of Integrated Marketing Operations Named

Toyota announced the appointment of Vinay Shahani to vice president, Integrated Marketing Operations, effective June 5, 2017. Shahani’s responsibilities include leading media strategy, digital and social media, vehicle incentive strategy, motorsports, engagement marketing, auto shows, and other consumer events throug ... Continue reading

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, T ... Continue reading

Closure of Alexandra Bridge during steel repairs

Closure of Alexandra Bridge during steel repairs

GATINEAU, QC, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed from May 25, 2017, at 7 pm to May 26, 2017, at 6 am because of steel repairs. No vehicular traffic will be permitted on the bridge. ... Continue reading

Disney Dedicates Pandora - The World of Avatar, a New Land of Other-Worldly Sights, Sounds and Experiences at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Disney Dedicates Pandora - The World of Avatar, a New Land of Other-Worldly Sights, Sounds and Experiences at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 24, 2017 -- In grand preview dedication ceremonies for media today, Disney's Animal Kingdom unveiled a world out of this world -- of massive mountains floating in the sky, rainforests pulsing light and breathtaking flights for explorers soaring above an alien moon on the backs of great winge ... Continue reading

eBay Motors Crosses the Country with TV Host and Racing Analyst Rutledge Wood to Transform a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

eBay Motors Crosses the Country with TV Host and Racing Analyst Rutledge Wood to Transform a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2017 -- This summer, eBay Motors hits the road with TV host and racing analyst Rutledge Wood, traveling the country to overhaul a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback with fellow automotive artist K.C. Mathieu and gearhead Mike Finnegan, as seen on YouTube in Roadkill and Finnegan's Garage. eBay Motors ... Continue reading

Insurance Auto Auctions Adds Over 40 Acres in Georgia

Insurance Auto Auctions Adds Over 40 Acres in Georgia

Leading Salvage Auto Auction Company Expands Branches in Savannah and Tifton WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 24, 2017 -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA) today announced the expansion of its Savannah and Tifton, Georgia facilities. The growth of these facilities extends the company's footprint across the seven locations in t ... Continue reading

NASA Sounding Rocket will Release Early Morning Artificial Clouds Lighting up the Mid-Atlantic Coast May 31

NASA Sounding Rocket will Release Early Morning Artificial Clouds Lighting up the Mid-Atlantic Coast May 31

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The early morning skies along the mid-Atlantic coast will light up with luminescent clouds as NASA tests a new system that supports science studies of the ionosphere and aurora with a sounding rocket launch May 31 from the Wallops Flight Facility on the easte ... Continue reading

Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar Announce Partnership to Create First Statewide Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network in the Country

Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar Announce Partnership to Create First Statewide Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network in the Country

LAS VEGAS, May 24, 2017 -- The Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility (Nevada CAM) and Nexar - a technology company providing the world's first vehicle-to-vehicle network for preventing road collisions and enabling autonomous mobility - today announced a strategic partnership that will create the first statewide vehicle-t ... Continue reading

Top 5 Vendors in the Two-wheeler Anti-braking System Market from 2017 to 2021: Technavio

Top 5 Vendors in the Two-wheeler Anti-braking System Market from 2017 to 2021: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global two-wheeler anti-braking system (ABS) market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global two-wheeler anti-braking system (ABS) market from ... Continue reading

Former President and CEO Mazda North America Operations Jim O'Sullivan Joins motormindz as Managing Partner

Former President and CEO Mazda North America Operations Jim O'Sullivan Joins motormindz as Managing Partner

DETROIT, May 24, 2017 -- motormindz, Inc., a global automotive professional services and technology accelerator, announced today that Jim O'Sullivan, former President and CEO Mazda North America Operations, will join their globally recognized team as a Managing Partner. Mr. O'Sullivan is recognized as a creative, strat ... Continue reading

Millennials Entering the Automobile Market Slowly but Surely, Says Infiniti Research

Millennials Entering the Automobile Market Slowly but Surely, Says Infiniti Research

Infiniti Research helps companies identify new market opportunities. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Infiniti Research helps companies identify new market opportunities. ... Continue reading

Newport Car Museum to Officially Open its Doors on June 1

Newport Car Museum to Officially Open its Doors on June 1

Newport Car Museum Officially Opens its Doors on June 1 PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (May 24, 2017). ... Continue reading

American Drivers Surpass 1 Billion Miles on Earth-kind, Engine-Smart E15 Saving up to $72 Million by End of 2017

American Drivers Surpass 1 Billion Miles on Earth-kind, Engine-Smart E15 Saving up to $72 Million by End of 2017

American consumers have helped E15 – a fuel containing 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline – reach a significant milestone. According to Growth Energy’s ongoing analysis of fuel sales and consumption data reported by major gasoline retailers, drivers across the United States have logged more than 1 billion ... Continue reading

Redesigned 2018 Honda Odyssey Minivan On-Sale Tomorrow

Redesigned 2018 Honda Odyssey Minivan On-Sale Tomorrow

The completely redesigned, all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey arrives at Honda dealerships nationwide tomorrow with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 starting at $29,990. The Odyssey has been the best-selling minivan in America for the past seven years and is leading again in 20172. ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Cadenza Limited SXL Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

2017 Kia Cadenza Limited SXL Review by Rob Eckaus +VIDEO

When thinking of a roomy luxury car for a suggested retail price of $45,000 what comes to mind? Think of some legitimate four or five passenger luxury cars, are any of them in that price range? One look at the interior of the Kia Cadenza which was redesigned for the 2017 model year is convincing enough. It’s a luxuri ... Continue reading

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

Car Review, Combining fun and functionality with style DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS SEE ALSO: Jeep Research and Buyers Guide Small crossovers are popular in Europe, Central and South America, Asia, and Australia as well as the US, and Jeep has a worldwide following. So it should be no great surprise that a sma ... Continue reading

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