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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

SPOT Introduces the New SPOT X Jeep® Edition 2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOT Introduces the New SPOT X Jeep® Edition 2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOT X the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced the launch of an exclusive SPOT X™ Jeep® Edition 2-way satellite messenger. This newest product launch comes after SPOT recently entered a licensing deal with the Jeep brand. ... Continue reading

GMC Hummer EV - What We Know (So Far)

GMC Hummer EV - What We Know (So Far)

Detroit May 20, 2020; Today was originally scheduled to be the full monty reveal of the Electric Hummer...but don't screw with Mother Nature. GM responded with another snatch of facts about the Hummer. ... Continue reading

Mazda's World Firsts

Mazda's World Firsts

Hiroshima, May 2020; Several times in its history Mazda has created and produced world first engine technology. Mazda developed world first bio-plastics and bio-fibres for vehicle components. ... Continue reading

EURO NCAP PRESENTS LATEST OVERHAUL OF ITS SAFETY RATING +VIDEO

EURO NCAP PRESENTS LATEST OVERHAUL OF ITS SAFETY RATING +VIDEO

Every two years, the European New Car Assessment Programme updates and toughens its test protocols. This year new tests are introduced to address some long-standing needs in occupant protection, improve post-crash protection and promote the latest advanced driver assistance technology. ... Continue reading

MAZDA BEGINS PRODUCTION OF THE ELECTRIC POWERED MX-30 EV +PRESS KIT

MAZDA BEGINS PRODUCTION OF THE ELECTRIC POWERED MX-30 EV +PRESS KIT

Mazda’s first all-electric production vehicle – the MX-30 is a stylish and versatile SUV Powered by e-Skyactiv electric drive technology, the MX-30 will arrive in the UK early 2021 Limited to 500 cars in the UK, the £27,495* Mazda MX-30 First Edition is available to pre-order now On the 19th May 2020, Mazda began ... Continue reading

Every New Volvo's Speed Limit Capped At 112 MPH

Every New Volvo's Speed Limit Capped At 112 MPH

Every new Volvo car now comes with a limited top speed of 112mph, as Volvo Cars delivers on its promise made last year to introduce such a limitation and goes beyond regulation and legislation to help close the remaining gap to zero serious injuries and fatalities in traffic. As well as the speed cap, every Volvo car w ... Continue reading

Nissan Announces 2020 Frontier Pricing to MAMA Members via Virtual Meeting

Nissan Announces 2020 Frontier Pricing to MAMA Members via Virtual Meeting

CHICAGO--Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) members were among the first to learn of Nissan’s 2020 Frontier pricing, which was announced this week during the association’s latest eMeet, a virtual meeting series. More than 50 MAMA members, comprised of automotive journalists and related industry professiona ... Continue reading

Winnebago Industries' Specialty Vehicles Division Announces Strategic Partnership with Experiential Marketing Agency STAR

Winnebago Industries' Specialty Vehicles Division Announces Strategic Partnership with Experiential Marketing Agency STAR

MINNEAPOLIS and FOREST CITY, Iowa, May 20, 2020 -- As the nation begins to recover from the COVID-19 virus, marketing teams across the country have to get creative with their applications for community outreach. Experiential marketing applications that engage customers with unique brand experiences have grown in p ... Continue reading

LiDAR Startup SOS LAB Closed a USD 8 Million Series A+

LiDAR Startup SOS LAB Closed a USD 8 Million Series A+

LiDAR sensor startup company, disclosed the ML-1 at CES 2020. ... Continue reading

ROAD eTRIP: Take a Virtual Trip to California Wine Country with Zoom Backgrounds

ROAD eTRIP: Take a Virtual Trip to California Wine Country with Zoom Backgrounds

Ever wish you were touring California wine country instead of sheltering in place at home? Now you can—at least virtually. Wine Institute is offering background photos for the Zoom video conference service that depict stunning vineyard and winery scenes across the Golden State. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Valuation Services Used Vehicle Sales Insights - Down But Coming Up

J.D. Power Valuation Services Used Vehicle Sales Insights - Down But Coming Up

J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that wholesale used vehicle activity continues to be severely disrupted by stay-at-home orders, however, as these orders are lifted, the wholesale market shows signs of improving. On an index basis, J.D. Power’s Used Vehicle Price Index declined by 13.7% in April vs. ... Continue reading

Coronavirus Crisis Slams Europe's New Passenger Car Sales By 74% YTD

Coronavirus Crisis Slams Europe's New Passenger Car Sales By 74% YTD

Drop was recorded in the 27 European member states alongside the United Kingdom, Iceland, Norway, and Switzerland. LONDON - May 20, 2020: In April, the units stood at 292,180, a drop of 65.75% from March’s 853,080 sold cars. ... Continue reading

2020 Subaru Ascent Touring Review By Martha Hindes

2020 Subaru Ascent Touring Review By Martha Hindes

They say it's size that matters. In the case of Subaru, entering the third 20's decade there was a missing link in their long list of midsize sporty vehicles – their original all wheel drive that decades ago helped set the standard for snow-worthy, slick road-worthy driving when almost no other car maker had that eng ... Continue reading

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL Review by John Heilig

2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL Review by John Heilig

REVIEWED MODEL: 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL ENGINE: 1.5-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: CVT with step sport mode HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 152 hp @ 5,500 rpm/184 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 105.1 in. ... Continue reading

2020 Nissan Versa Review | With a V for Value by Larry Nutson

2020 Nissan Versa Review | With a V for Value by Larry Nutson

Research the 2020 Nissan Versa with our expert reviews and ratings. The Auto Channel also has Nissan Versa pricing, MPG, specs, pictures, safety features, consumer reviews and more. Our comprehensive coverage delivers all you need to know to make an informed car buying decision. ... Continue reading

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