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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Automotive Heritage Journalism Awards Program Now Open For Entries

Automotive Heritage Journalism Awards Program Now Open For Entries

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 28, 2020 -- The Automotive Heritage Foundation is now accepting entries in its 2020 journalism awards competition. The program recognizes outstanding journalism in 10 automotive heritage categories, including best book, vehicle-restoration article and motorsports feature, as well as best heritag ... Continue reading

Ballard Announces Follow-On Order From Solaris For 20 Fuel Cell Modules to Power Buses in The Netherlands

Ballard Announces Follow-On Order From Solaris For 20 Fuel Cell Modules to Power Buses in The Netherlands

VANCOUVER and HOBRO, Denmark, April 28, 2020 - Ballard Power Systems today announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. ("Solaris"; www.solarisbus.com), a leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturer headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, for 20 of Ballard's new 70 kilowatt heavy-duty FCmove™-HD fuel cel ... Continue reading

Global Passenger Car Market: Short-Term Decline of -2.9% CAGR Expected due to COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Passenger Car Market: Short-Term Decline of -2.9% CAGR Expected due to COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Passenger Car Global Market Report 2020-2030: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for ... Continue reading

Radioline Launches Hybrid Radio on Android Automotive OS, with Panasonic

Radioline Launches Hybrid Radio on Android Automotive OS, with Panasonic

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Graphic: Radioline) (Graphic: Radioline) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail PARIS--Radioline unveils its hybrid radio application compatible with Android Automotive OS, thanks to close collaboration with Panasonic Automotive Systems Europe. Android Automotive OS ... Continue reading

Seattle's Bikini Baristas Reveals Normalized Sexual Harassment in Bikini Coffee Shops

Seattle's Bikini Baristas Reveals Normalized Sexual Harassment in Bikini Coffee Shops

SEATTLE, April 28, 2020 -- Magic Lantern Pictures presents Seattle's Bikini Baristas, a short documentary film exploring the scantily-clad-barista coffee shop scene. The film exposes how female "bikini baristas" struggle with the troublesome and inappropriate behavior of their male clientele, and the way in which sexu ... Continue reading

St. Jude Heroes unite virtually to celebrate raising more than $1 million in fight against childhood cancer, other life-threatening diseases

St. Jude Heroes unite virtually to celebrate raising more than $1 million in fight against childhood cancer, other life-threatening diseases

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 28, 2020 -- Although they could not gather in person, thousands of St. Jude Heroes® across the country who planned to participate in the St. ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Announces Agreement with EasyMile

Velodyne Lidar Announces Agreement with EasyMile

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail EasyMile will enhance its EZ10 shuttle fleet with Velodyne’s state-of-the-art sensors for safe and efficient navigation on roadways. (Photo: Mathieu Petit and EasyMile - EZ10 - Linköping, Sweden) EasyMile will enhance its EZ10 shuttle fleet with Velodyne’s state-of-the-art sensors ... Continue reading

2020 Genesis G70 Collects Good Housekeeping Award For Second Consecutive Year

2020 Genesis G70 Collects Good Housekeeping Award For Second Consecutive Year

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 30, 2020 -- Genesis today announced that its entry-luxury G70 was recognized as Good Housekeeping magazine's 2020 Best New Family Car Award Winner in the Luxury Sedan category. This accolade represents the 21st award from a major, well-respected third-party since the G70's launch in the ... Continue reading

Finkelstein & Krinsk Brings National Class Action Against Toyota For Inadequately Designed Low-Pressure Fuel Pump In Flagship Vehicles

Finkelstein & Krinsk Brings National Class Action Against Toyota For Inadequately Designed Low-Pressure Fuel Pump In Flagship Vehicles

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2020 -- Finkelstein & Krinsk LLP, a nationally recognized California based class action law firm, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. ("Toyota Defendants") on ... Continue reading

Hagens Berman: Class-Action Lawsuit Says Fiat Chrysler Vehicle Defect Can Cause Engine Stall During Operation

Hagens Berman: Class-Action Lawsuit Says Fiat Chrysler Vehicle Defect Can Cause Engine Stall During Operation

DETROIT--Fiat Chrysler has been hit by a class-action lawsuit accusing it of knowingly selling millions of vehicles with a defect causing them to consume abnormally high amounts of oil and shut down unexpectedly during operation, according to attorneys at Hagens Berman. According to the lawsuit filed Apr. ... Continue reading

Honda Begins Making Vital Ventilator Parts for Dynaflo to Help COVID-19 Patients

Honda Begins Making Vital Ventilator Parts for Dynaflo to Help COVID-19 Patients

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 30, 2020 -- Honda has begun producing and delivering critical components for the production of much-needed ventilators to Dynaflo Inc. of Reading, Penn. Honda teamed up with Dynaflo to increase Dynaflo's production of diaphragm compressors, a key component of portable ventilators that are used ... Continue reading

Hyland Launches Digital Solution to Support the SBA Payment Protection Program

Hyland Launches Digital Solution to Support the SBA Payment Protection Program

CLEVELAND, April 30, 2020 -- Hyland has launched a new digital lending solution for financial institutions to support the increase in Small Business Administration (SBA) Loan and Payment Protection Program (PPP) applications, and the associated documentation requirements. The digital lending solution is built on a low ... Continue reading

IHS Markit Trims 2020 Global Light Vehicle Sales, Production Forecasts

IHS Markit Trims 2020 Global Light Vehicle Sales, Production Forecasts

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--IHS Markit , downwardly revised its forecasts for global light vehicle sales and production as the impact COVID-19 impact has depressed demand. According the new analysis, global light vehicle sales are now forecast to be 69.6 million units this year in the wake of the pandemic. ... Continue reading

Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise Host A Special Presentation Of PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: America's Night Of Remembrance

Joe Mantegna And Gary Sinise Host A Special Presentation Of PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: America's Night Of Remembrance

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2020 -- Capital Concerts announced today a special presentation of the NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT on PBS, hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise with new performances and tributes filmed around the country honoring all of our American heroes.  Due to the c ... Continue reading

Restarting Ford: Safety Priority One as Ford Readies to Reboot Critical Manufacturing Worldwide

Restarting Ford: Safety Priority One as Ford Readies to Reboot Critical Manufacturing Worldwide

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford today outlined its global health and safety protocols, sharing how best practices and input from around the world are helping to protect its workforce, dealers, customers and suppliers as it phases in the restart of its global plants. The standards and precautions introduced this week expand on th ... Continue reading

COVID-19 Impact on Renewable Energy Market by Technology, End-User and Region - Global Forecast to 2021

COVID-19 Impact on Renewable Energy Market by Technology, End-User and Region - Global Forecast to 2021

NEW YORK, April 30, 2020 -- Contraction in global oil consumption is one of the driving factors for the renewable energy market Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05889778/?utm_source=PRN The global renewable energy market size is projected to grow from USD 184.3 billion in 2020 to USD 226.1 billion by ... Continue reading

Toyota Provides Medical Facility with Transport Vehicle for Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

Toyota Provides Medical Facility with Transport Vehicle for Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced that today it provided Showa University Hospital a specially designed transport vehicle for seriously ill COVID-19 patients. The Toyota Hiace-based vehicle was developed and outfitted by Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

Frog Announces Name Change, Unveils New Traveller Scooter

Frog Announces Name Change, Unveils New Traveller Scooter

Frog, is pleased to officially announce a strategic pivot from Frog Scooters to Frog E-Mobility Solutions, to represent Frog's expanded e-mobility offerings. Continue Reading Frog E-Mobility Solutions Frog E-Mobility Solutions has developed a range of innovative, sustainable electric micro-mobility vehicles to tackle t ... Continue reading

Global Automotive A Pillar Market to 2024 - Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive A Pillar Market to 2024 - Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Automotive A Pillar Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The material technologies in automotive A pillar have undergone significant change in recent years, with high strength low alloy steel to advanced and ultra-h ... Continue reading

Global Motor Vehicle Engine, Power Train & Parts Market Report (2020 to 2030) - COVID-19 Impact and Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Motor Vehicle Engine, Power Train & Parts Market Report (2020 to 2030) - COVID-19 Impact and Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Motor Vehicle Engine, Power Train & Parts Global Market Report 2020-30: Covid 19 Impact and Recovery" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global motor vehicle ... Continue reading

Road Trips: Amusement Park Visits Will Take a Hit as Parks Delay or Shutter 2020 Season

Road Trips: Amusement Park Visits Will Take a Hit as Parks Delay or Shutter 2020 Season

in the long run visits are expected to increase due to the addition of new rides and attractions as well as the ongoing growth in the use of season passes. ... Continue reading

First Drive 2020 Hyundai Palisade Review by Larry Nutson

First Drive 2020 Hyundai Palisade Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Hyundai Palisade Premium without the price. Hyundai has a new king, a new flagship; the Palisade. First Drive Review From Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition Review by David Colman

2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition Review by David Colman

You don't need 20/20 eyesight to know that the new-for-2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition looks more than a little sinister. With its Crystal Black Pearl paint, blacked out grill, bumpers, exterior trim, wheels and interior, this new top of the Pilot line model attracts attention simply by its subtraction of color. ... Continue reading

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