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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Bentley CEO Outlines His Vision For The Future Of Luxury

Bentley CEO Outlines His Vision For The Future Of Luxury

Addressing the annual Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, USA, Bentley Chairman and CEO, Mr Wolfgang Dürheimer, has outlined his vision for the future of luxury mobility and Bentley’s role in defining it. Speaking on the subject of changing customer types and tastes, Mr Dürheimer highlighted the seismic chan ... Continue reading

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Wins Cars.com "Best of 2017" Award

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Wins Cars.com "Best of 2017" Award

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2017 -- The most awarded minivan of the year, the all-new Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling With nearly 40 minivan innovations, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid revolutionize ... Continue reading

Apple's Entry into Car Industry Will Transform its Portfolio Application to Encompass On-the-move Access Needs

Apple's Entry into Car Industry Will Transform its Portfolio Application to Encompass On-the-move Access Needs

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 -- Apple is secretive about Project Titan, its alleged future mobility program. ... Continue reading

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Supplies Engine Technologies for All 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2017

Federal-Mogul Powertrain Supplies Engine Technologies for All 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2017

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has added a news release to its Investor Relations website. Title: Federal-Mogul Powertrain Supplies Engine Technologies for All 10 of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2017 Date(s): 11-Jan-2017 8:01 AM For a complete listing of our news releases, please click here --------------------------- ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Continues Commitment To Diversity In Action During 2017 North American International Auto Show

Hyundai Motor America Continues Commitment To Diversity In Action During 2017 North American International Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2017 -- Hyundai Motor America will continue its commitment to diversity during the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) by supporting two great organizations in the city of Detroit. ... Continue reading

In a First Ever, SKODA Brings to Life its Design Philosophy Through the Innovative Tilt Brush Technology

In a First Ever, SKODA Brings to Life its Design Philosophy Through the Innovative Tilt Brush Technology

MUMBAI, January 11, 2017 -- SKODA has taken their 'Design That Moves' campaign to unprecedented heights by making use of the innovative Tilt Brush technology. SKODA India, in partnership with Bushfire, is the first brand to use this technology. ... Continue reading

IronPlanet Gears Up for Major Five-Day Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction on February 13-17

IronPlanet Gears Up for Major Five-Day Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction on February 13-17

PLEASANTON, Calif.—IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced details and new technology innovations for its upcoming Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. Following the record-breaking success of its 2016 Florida sale, ... Continue reading

Maxion Wheels to Showcase Its Market Leading Commercial Vehicle Wheels at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2017

Maxion Wheels to Showcase Its Market Leading Commercial Vehicle Wheels at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2017

NOVI, Mich.—Maxion Wheels, the world’s leading wheel manufacturer announced today that it will showcase its commercial vehicle wheel solutions at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2017 from Jan. 23-26, 2017 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Continue reading

More than 37 Million Plug-in Electric Vehicles are Expected to be in Use in 2025, According to Navigant Research

More than 37 Million Plug-in Electric Vehicles are Expected to be in Use in 2025, According to Navigant Research

BOULDER, Colo.—A new report from Navigant Research provides forecasts, market sizing, and market share analysis for the overall light duty vehicle (LDV) market and for light duty hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs), and battery EVs (BEVs). The market for LDVs is poised for change due to advanc ... Continue reading

Paice Settles Dispute with VW, Audi and Porsche Relating to Hybrid Vehicle Patents

Paice Settles Dispute with VW, Audi and Porsche Relating to Hybrid Vehicle Patents

BALTIMORE—Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, and the Abell Foundation announced today that they have entered into a settlement agreement with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche regarding Paice’s hybrid vehicle patents. Terms of the agreement are confidential. ... Continue reading

Sheehy Auto Stores Donates More than $160,000 to 23 Charities in Washington, Baltimore and Richmond as Part of Annual Giving Program

Sheehy Auto Stores Donates More than $160,000 to 23 Charities in Washington, Baltimore and Richmond as Part of Annual Giving Program

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 11, 2017 -- Sheehy Auto Stores has announced donations of $161,000 among 23 charities throughout the communities they serve in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond, Virginia.  The donations are part of Sheehy's Annual Giving Program whereby each dealership partners with local non-profit organi ... Continue reading

Spireon Appoints New Chief Product Officer to Drive Innovation and Superior Value for Company’s Connected Vehicle Solutions

Spireon Appoints New Chief Product Officer to Drive Innovation and Superior Value for Company’s Connected Vehicle Solutions

IRVINE, Calif.—Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of veteran telematics executive Jason Penkethman as its Chief Product Officer, reporting to Chief Technology Officer, Rick Gruenhagen. In this role, Penkethman will ... Continue reading

Apple's Entry into Car Industry Will Transform its Portfolio Application to Encompass On-the-move Access Needs

Apple's Entry into Car Industry Will Transform its Portfolio Application to Encompass On-the-move Access Needs

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 -- Apple is secretive about Project Titan, its alleged future mobility program. ... Continue reading

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 wins EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle at 2017 Detroit Auto Show +VIDEO

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 wins EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle at 2017 Detroit Auto Show +VIDEO

Vmotion 2.0, a concept vehicle showcasing Nissan’s new sedan design direction, is the winner of the 2017 EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle. The concept vehicle also received the award for Best Innovative Use of Color, Graphics and Materials. ... Continue reading

Loyalty Reigns -- General Motors Named Top Manufacturer in Automotive Loyalty Awards Presented by IHS Markit

Loyalty Reigns -- General Motors Named Top Manufacturer in Automotive Loyalty Awards Presented by IHS Markit

Business information provider IHS Markit presented the 21st annual Automotive Loyalty Awards tonight during Automotive News World Congress. Winners in more than 30 categories were recognized, including General Motors for the evening’s top award, “Overall Loyalty to Manufacturer” and Ford brand for “Overall Loya ... Continue reading

Penske Automotive Completes Acquisition Of CarSense

Penske Automotive Completes Acquisition Of CarSense

Penske Automotive Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of CarSense, a stand-alone specialty retailer of used vehicles in the United States. CarSense has five locations operating in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, market areas, including southern New Jersey, and is dedicated to reco ... Continue reading

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