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Bid to Own Bobby Likis' 1980 Porsche 911SC Weissach Coupe +VIDEO

Bid to Own Bobby Likis' 1980 Porsche 911SC Weissach Coupe +VIDEO

Bobby Likis, automotive repair-maintenance guru and talk show superstar, has put his beautiful 1980 Porsche 911SC Weissach Coupe up for auction, and you can bid on it. This 1980 Porsche 911SC is one of approximately 400 Weissach Coupes produced and was purchased by the seller in 1985 from his cousin, who reportedly acq ... Continue reading

St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend announces transition to virtual experience

St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend announces transition to virtual experience

The 19th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend presented by Juice Plus+® is transitioning to an interactive virtual experience that will take place over a four-month period, beginning in August, and culminate with a virtual race day Saturday, Dec. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Wins 2020 Future Mobility of the Year Awards

Hyundai Motor Wins 2020 Future Mobility of the Year Awards

Future Mobility of the Year (FMOTY) Awards for HDC-6 NEPTUNE and the company’s built-in e-scooter. Established by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Graduate School for Green Transportation in 2019, the awards recognize concept vehicles that make outstanding contributions to the future of ... Continue reading

Valvoline Provides Business Update

Valvoline Provides Business Update

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7, 2020 -- Valvoline Inc. , a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today provided a business update to give continued visibility into its performance during the COVID-19 crisis, including topline financial results for June 2020. Preliminary June 2020 r ... Continue reading

Video Exposing Pornhub Goes Viral With Over 25 Million Views Worldwide

Video Exposing Pornhub Goes Viral With Over 25 Million Views Worldwide

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7, 2020 -- In the last few days the #Traffickinghub movement's viral short animated video exposing Pornhub for allegedly profiting from the rape and sex trafficking of women and children reached over 25 million views across all social media. Continue Reading What proof do we have that Pornhub ... Continue reading

Mobileye and WILLER Partner on Self-Driving Mobility Solutions for Japan, Southeast Asia

Mobileye and WILLER Partner on Self-Driving Mobility Solutions for Japan, Southeast Asia

Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region, today announced a strategic collaboration to launch an autonomous robotaxi service in Japan and markets across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan. Beginning in Japan, the companies will collaborate on the testing and deployment of autonomous transportation solutions based on ... Continue reading

Expedia® 2020 Summer Travel Report Reveals Same-State Stays, Road Trips and Flexibility Pave the Way to Recovery

Expedia® 2020 Summer Travel Report Reveals Same-State Stays, Road Trips and Flexibility Pave the Way to Recovery

SEATTLE, July 8, 2020 -- Summer travel inarguably looks different this summer, and the latest report from Expedia.com sheds light on the emerging priorities and behaviors of Americans looking to get away. Leveraging search and demand data and a national poll of 1,000+ Americans, results from the report include: (PRNew ... Continue reading

How U.S. Residents Are Traveling After COVID-19

How U.S. Residents Are Traveling After COVID-19

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 8, 2020 -- The effects of COVID-19 have changed travel for the foreseeable future. ... Continue reading

Insights on the Automotive Turbocharger Global Market to 2024 - Strategic Growth Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Insights on the Automotive Turbocharger Global Market to 2024 - Strategic Growth Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Automotive Turbocharger Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The technologies in automotive turbocharger have undergone significant change in recent years, with exhaust gas turbocharger to low exhaust emission turbo ... Continue reading

2020 North America Connected Roadside Assistance Solution Market - Trend Forecast & Growth Opportunity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2020 North America Connected Roadside Assistance Solution Market - Trend Forecast & Growth Opportunity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "North America Connected Roadside Assistance Solution Market 2020-2026 by Offering, Vehicle Type, Service Type, Solution Provider, and Country: Trend Forecast and Growth Opportunity" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. North America connected roadside assistance solution market is ex ... Continue reading

43% of Americans Driven Into Debt Over Car Troubles

43% of Americans Driven Into Debt Over Car Troubles

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2020 -- A monthly auto loan payment is just a fraction of the true cost of car ownership. Drivers need to consider auto insurance, routine maintenance and gas, as well. ... Continue reading

California And West Coast Businesses Benefit From Increased Availability Of Renewable Diesel Fuel: Neste Opens Four New Fueling Stations So Fleet Drivers Can Access Neste MY Renewable Diesel

California And West Coast Businesses Benefit From Increased Availability Of Renewable Diesel Fuel: Neste Opens Four New Fueling Stations So Fleet Drivers Can Access Neste MY Renewable Diesel

HOUSTON, July 28, 2020 -- Neste, the world's leading producer of renewable diesel, announced it has opened four new fueling stations in northern and central California, providing greater accessibility to 100% renewable diesel. The fueling stations are open 24/7 and provide a seamless and quick customer experience. ... Continue reading

Cox Enterprises Names Steve Rowley as the New President of Cox Automotive

Cox Enterprises Names Steve Rowley as the New President of Cox Automotive

ATLANTA, July 28, 2020 -- Cox Enterprises has named Steve Rowley as the new president of Cox Automotive, effective Aug. 3. ... Continue reading

Fuel Additives Industry Report 2020-2025 with Lubrizol, Chevron Oronite Company, Innospec, BASF and Afton Chemical Dominating

Fuel Additives Industry Report 2020-2025 with Lubrizol, Chevron Oronite Company, Innospec, BASF and Afton Chemical Dominating

DUBLIN, July 28, 2020 -- The "Fuel Additives Market by Type (Deposit Control, Cetane Improvers, Lubricity Improvers, Cold Flow Improvers, Stability Improvers, Octane Improvers, Corrosion Inhibitors), Application (Diesel, Gasoline, Aviation Fuel) - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com ... Continue reading

If You Owned or Leased a GM Vehicle that was Subject to Certain 2014 Recalls, You May Have Rights and Choices in a Proposed Settlement

If You Owned or Leased a GM Vehicle that was Subject to Certain 2014 Recalls, You May Have Rights and Choices in a Proposed Settlement

SEATTLE, July 28, 2020 -- JND Legal Administration -- A proposed class settlement of economic loss claims by persons who owned or leased certain GM vehicles that were recalled in 2014 has been submitted for approval to the federal district court. The recalls involved the ignition system, key rotation, electronic power ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Welcomes Steve Landers Cowboy Mitsubishi To U.S. Dealer Network

Mitsubishi Motors Welcomes Steve Landers Cowboy Mitsubishi To U.S. Dealer Network

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 28, 2020 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today welcomed the latest addition to its expanding U.S. dealer network – Steve Landers Cowboy Mitsubishi in Little Rock, Arkansas. Steve Landers Cowboy Mitsubishi joins the North American dealer network as part of MMNA's continued expansi ... Continue reading

Mobile Repair Service RepairSmith Continues Expansion; Now Delivering Safe, 'No-Contact Car Repair' to 325+ Cities Across Southwestern U.S.

Mobile Repair Service RepairSmith Continues Expansion; Now Delivering Safe, 'No-Contact Car Repair' to 325+ Cities Across Southwestern U.S.

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2020 -- Today RepairSmith announces its mobile car repair and maintenance service is available to car owners in Thousand Oaks and Fresno California and Tucson in Arizona. RepairSmith is now operational in more than 325 cities and offers a complete convenient, mobile service for all diagnostic, re ... Continue reading

Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC. Partners with Proterra Powered™ for Production of First All-Electric Low-Floor Cutaway Shuttle Bus in North America

Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC. Partners with Proterra Powered™ for Production of First All-Electric Low-Floor Cutaway Shuttle Bus in North America

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 28, 2020 -- Optimal Electric Vehicles, LLC (Optimal-EV) and Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced a new partnership to leverage Proterra's best-in-class battery technology and charging systems for the development of the industry's first all-electric S1LF ... Continue reading

Report: 63% of U.S. Drivers Would Consider a Change to UBI

Report: 63% of U.S. Drivers Would Consider a Change to UBI

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Research shows that 63% of U.S. consumers are open to changing their current auto insurance policy for one with a telematics-based premium, according to a new report jointly published today by Cambridge Mobile Telematics, the world's leader in mobile telematics, and the IoT Insurance Observatory, a gl ... Continue reading

The Connected Car Market Will Endure a 15% Shipment Decline, Flat Revenues in 2020; Sales Return on Trend Early 2022

The Connected Car Market Will Endure a 15% Shipment Decline, Flat Revenues in 2020; Sales Return on Trend Early 2022

LONDON, July 28, 2020 -- After years of consistent growth, the connected vehicle industry will face a 15% decline in shipments and flat revenues in 2020. However, both embedded and aftermarket segments will see accelerated growth in 2021, and sales should return to trend in early 2022. ... Continue reading

The Global Automotive Upholstery Market, 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Global Automotive Upholstery Market, 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Upholstery Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Commercial Vehicle), by Fabric Type, by Integrated Technology, by Application, by Company and by Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Th ... Continue reading

The Presidio Group Advises on the Sale of Jaguar Land Rover North Austin

The Presidio Group Advises on the Sale of Jaguar Land Rover North Austin

AUSTIN, Texas--The Presidio Group LLC (“Presidio”), a leading investment bank specializing in retail automotive and related M&A transactions, exclusively advised Park Place Dealerships on the sale of Jaguar North Austin and Land Rover North Austin in Austin, TX to Sewell Automotive Companies. “The Sewell family i ... Continue reading

New York City Transit Authority Places Order for Allison Electric Hybrid Equipped New Flyer Buses to Upgrade Its Fleet

New York City Transit Authority Places Order for Allison Electric Hybrid Equipped New Flyer Buses to Upgrade Its Fleet

New York City Transit Authority places order for Allison electric hybrid equipped New Flyer buses to upgrade its fleet. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Sonata Named One of Wards 10 Best User Experiences™ for 2020

Hyundai Sonata Named One of Wards 10 Best User Experiences™ for 2020

Its host of convenient and intuitive technology include a 10.25-inch navigation display, first-in-class 12.3-inch TFT cluster, wireless charging, new Shift by Wire (SBW) gear selector, Remote Smart Park Assist and Digital Key – making it an enjoyable experience for both the driver and passengers. ... Continue reading

"Enjoy The Drive" The MINI Drive-In Movie Guide

"Enjoy The Drive" The MINI Drive-In Movie Guide

The MINI Drive-In Movie Guide, which offers tips to drive-in moviegoers to have the best drive-in movie experience, as well as recipes for drive-in movie snacks and information on drive-in locations around the country, is available for a free download at MINIUSA.com/drivein. ... Continue reading

"Bring Back Bronco" Ford Podcast Aimed At Certified Broncophiles

"Bring Back Bronco" Ford Podcast Aimed At Certified Broncophiles

DEARBORN, Mich., July 28, 2020 – On August 10, Ford will debut Bring Back Bronco, an eight-episode podcast series about the history of the Ford Bronco. Listeners can click here to listen to the trailer and sign up for notifications on their preferred podcast app when each new episode debuts. ... Continue reading

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Review by Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Review by Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M340i xDrive A six-cylinder returns By Larry Nutson Executive Producer and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel I’m reminded almost daily about the iconic BMW 2002 that I never owned. I was on the hunt for a 2002 way back lots of years ago when a job change took me down a new road. ... Continue reading

2020 Cadillac XT6 Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Cadillac XT6 Review by Larry Nutson

Americans are expected to hit the highways more than usual this summer. The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting vacation plans according to a recent study by AAA. ... Continue reading

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