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Are You A Bored Retired Car Buff With Lots To Say?, Get Re-energized As An Official Car Guy

Are You A Bored Retired Car Buff With Lots To Say?, Get Re-energized As An Official Car Guy

Join The Auto Channel Team, For more than 25 years The Auto Channel, the Internet's original interactive editorial automotive web site has published ... Continue reading

GAC Motor Delivers 550,000 GAC-made masks to International Distribution Partners in 26 Countries

GAC Motor Delivers 550,000 GAC-made masks to International Distribution Partners in 26 Countries

GUANGZHOU, China, May 31, 2020 -- The 550,000 masks that GAC Motor began shipping overseas in early April have arrived in 26 countries for local employees, distribution partners, and customers. Some partners spread the goodwill by donating part of the masks to organizations in need of medical supplies such as local m ... Continue reading

CarParts.com to Open Cutting-Edge Grand Prairie, Texas Distribution Center

CarParts.com to Open Cutting-Edge Grand Prairie, Texas Distribution Center

TORRANCE, Calif.--U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. , one of the largest online providers of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, today announced it would open a new 210,000 square foot distribution center in Grand Prairie, Texas. The distribution center, slated to begin operations in late 2020, will create a mini ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire Mexico Plant to Begin Process of Restarting Production Today

Cooper Tire Mexico Plant to Begin Process of Restarting Production Today

FINDLAY, Ohio--Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced that its tire manufacturing plant in El Salto, Mexico will begin the process of restarting production on a limited basis today. Aligned with the company’s first priority of employee health and safety, Cooper has put in place a comprehensive set of procedures that ... Continue reading

DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc. And Bridgecrest Acceptance Corporation Announce Tender Offer For Up To $50 Million Of Their Outstanding 8.00% Senior Secured Notes Due 2021

DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc. And Bridgecrest Acceptance Corporation Announce Tender Offer For Up To $50 Million Of Their Outstanding 8.00% Senior Secured Notes Due 2021

TEMPE, Ariz., June 1, 2020 -- DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc. and Bridgecrest Acceptance Corporation (f/k/a DT Acceptance Corporation) (together "DriveTime") announced today that they have commenced a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase up to $50,000,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding (the "Tend ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Side Mirror Market - Technology Landscape, Trends & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Side Mirror Market - Technology Landscape, Trends & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Automotive Side Mirror Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The technologies in automotive side mirror have undergone significant change in recent years, with simple convex mirror to camera based side mirror. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Suspension Market - Technology Landscape, Trends & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Suspension Market - Technology Landscape, Trends & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Automotive Suspension Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The manufacturing technologies in automotive suspension have undergone significant change in recent years, from independent to active suspension. ... Continue reading

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2020

Global Electric Vehicle Market Outlook, 2020

NEW YORK, June 1, 2020 -- As we move into the new decade, the electric vehicle (EV) industry is likely to experience total sales of over 2.5 million units (including battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). Majority of the European OEMs are likely to reduce PHEV models and introduc ... Continue reading

Global Motor Vehicle Electrical & Electronic Equipment, Steering Suspension, & Interiors Market 2020-30: COVID-19 Impact & Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Motor Vehicle Electrical & Electronic Equipment, Steering Suspension, & Interiors Market 2020-30: COVID-19 Impact & Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Motor Vehicle Electrical & Electronic Equipment, Steering Suspension, & Interiors Global Market Report 2020-30: Covid 19 Impact and Recovery" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Motor Vehicle Electrical & Electronic Equipment, Steering Suspension, & Interiors Global Market Report 20 ... Continue reading

Honda Engineers Use Manufacturing Know-how to Produce 130,000 Face Shields for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Honda Engineers Use Manufacturing Know-how to Produce 130,000 Face Shields for Frontline Healthcare Workers

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 1, 2020 -- As part of its broad-ranging response to help protect frontline healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Honda engineers have developed new methods to use manufacturing equipment to produce critically needed face shields and have donated 70,000 face shields to healthcare ... Continue reading

Maine Honda Dealers Donate $3,000 to Local Schools

Maine Honda Dealers Donate $3,000 to Local Schools

PORTLAND, Maine, June 1, 2020 -- The Maine Honda Dealers donated $3,000 to six local schools to continue its fight against child hunger. Each dealership within the association selected a school to support with the special donation. ... Continue reading

Average New-Vehicle Prices Up 4% Year-Over-Year in May 2020, According to Kelley Blue Book

Average New-Vehicle Prices Up 4% Year-Over-Year in May 2020, According to Kelley Blue Book

The valuation analysts at Kelley Blue Book today reported the estimated average transaction price for a light vehicle in the United States was $38,940 in May 2020. New-vehicle prices increased $1,618 (up 4.3%) from May 2019, while prices dropped $244 (down 0.6%) from last month. “Though new-car sales will be down sig ... Continue reading

NSC Unveils New Logo and Renewed Commitment to Safety

NSC Unveils New Logo and Renewed Commitment to Safety

NSC has unveiled a new look for the next chapter of safety and a renewed commitment to eliminating the leading causes of preventable death and injury focused on the workplace, roadway and impairment. Preventable injuries are the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid More MPG and more HP By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6408) As I look back some months at early February 2020 it seems like I was in a different life compared to today and the realities of what the coronavirus pandemic has brought. Back th ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP June 1, 2020

NHTSA RECALL ROUNDUP June 1, 2020

Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum V6 AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum V6 AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

For 2020, Highlander has a rather startling new look. Even though this SUV has long been the sales leader in the full-size SUV market, Toyota decided it was overdue for a complete update. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Larry Nutson Chicagoland Review

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Larry Nutson Chicagoland Review

One might think that every driver wants an SUV. Well, not everyone. ... Continue reading

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