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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

New 2021 BMW 4 Series Convertible

New 2021 BMW 4 Series Convertible

BMW is proud to present the all-new, second generation 4 Series Convertible, 35 years after the very first 3 Series Convertible was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. ... Continue reading

2021 BMW X2 Edition M Mesh

2021 BMW X2 Edition M Mesh

Special edition design package available on the X2 sDrive28i and xDrive28i models. 2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo engine producing 228 hp and 258 lb.-ft. ... Continue reading

Kate Fabian Promoted to Director, Marketing Communications, Hyundai Motor America

Kate Fabian Promoted to Director, Marketing Communications, Hyundai Motor America

Hyundai Motor America has appointed Kate Fabian as the director of Marketing Communications. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE Review by Mark Fulmer The Joy of EV Torque by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel When the 2021 RAV4 Prime arrived my first impression was "cool colors (red and black) and sporty lines". But the best was yet to be. Press the Start button. ... Continue reading

Admiral Seguros Is The First Spanish Insurer To Use Artificial Intelligence To Assess Vehicle Damage

Admiral Seguros Is The First Spanish Insurer To Use Artificial Intelligence To Assess Vehicle Damage

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2020 -- For the first time, an insurer in Spain – Admiral Seguros, the Spanish subsidiary of global insurer Admiral - is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create damage valuations and to generate an offer of immediate payment on damaged vehicles. Tractable To do this, Admiral Seguros is using ... Continue reading

Global Autonomous Car Market Report 2020: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis, 2013-2018 & 2019-2024 - Market to Grow with a CAGR of 47% from 2019 to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Autonomous Car Market Report 2020: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis, 2013-2018 & 2019-2024 - Market to Grow with a CAGR of 47% from 2019 to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Autonomous Car Market: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The autonomous car market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 47% from 2019 to 2024. ... Continue reading

Global Connected Car Market Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis Report 2020 Featuring Continental, Delphi, Bosch, Harman, NXP, Infineon, ZF, Valeo, Aisin Seiki, Hella - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Connected Car Market Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis Report 2020 Featuring Continental, Delphi, Bosch, Harman, NXP, Infineon, ZF, Valeo, Aisin Seiki, Hella - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Connected Car Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The connected car market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 15% from 2019 to 2024. ... Continue reading

KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart

KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart (Graphic: Business Wire) KartRider Rush+ Partners with Hyundai Motor Company to Unveil New SONATA N Line Kart (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnai ... Continue reading

Valvoline Instant Oil Change supports cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Valvoline Instant Oil Change supports cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 30, 2020 -- Valvoline Instant Oil Change (VIOC) customers in New England are helping fight cancer this fall by contributing $1 to the Jimmy Fund through their A Chance for Kids & Families® program. ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Announces Inaugural Trading on Nasdaq Global Select Market

Velodyne Lidar Announces Inaugural Trading on Nasdaq Global Select Market

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Velodyne Lidar is the first public pure-play lidar company and is known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies, including revolutionary sensor and software solutions. (Photo: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.) Velodyne Lidar is the first public pure-play lidar company ... Continue reading

LMC: More expensive vehicles defy pandemic odds in the Americas

LMC: More expensive vehicles defy pandemic odds in the Americas

LMC reported that most markets in the Americas are doing better than expected, albeit at considerably lower volumes than in 2019. But the pandemic has changed the automotive landscape beyond the issue of volume contraction alone. ... Continue reading

Alion Awarded $142 Million Task Order to Provide Mobility, Power, and Energy for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Ground Vehicle Systems Center

Alion Awarded $142 Million Task Order to Provide Mobility, Power, and Energy for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Ground Vehicle Systems Center

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2020 -- Alion has been awarded a five-year $142 million prime task order to provide Mobility, Power, and Energy enhancements for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Info ... Continue reading

Ally Increases Carvana Loan Purchase Commitment by $1 Billion, Increases Floor Plan Commitment to $1.25 Billion

Ally Increases Carvana Loan Purchase Commitment by $1 Billion, Increases Floor Plan Commitment to $1.25 Billion

PHOENIX--Today Carvana , a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, announced a $1.0 billion increase to its current loan sale program with Ally Financial Inc. , demonstrating the success of the previous increase and extension of the facility completed earlier this year. This increase represents a ... Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Safe Travel to Mexico's Beach Destinations

Everything You Need to Know About Safe Travel to Mexico's Beach Destinations

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, Sept. 29, 2020 -- The best beach destinations in Mexico have been through some challenges this year, but thanks to quick action and firm leadership, Mexico travel restrictions are being lifted and Mexico family vacations have resumed across the country. ... Continue reading

First HOV Lanes Open in San Antonio, Texas

First HOV Lanes Open in San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 29, 2020 -- The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, announced the region's first high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane opened September 27, and offers drivers with passengers a designated lane to bypass regular traffic. ... Continue reading

Lithia Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Lithia Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

MEDFORD, Ore.--Lithia Motors, Inc. today announced that we intend to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $700 million of shares of our Class A common stock (the “common stock”) in a public offering (the “Offering”). In addition, we intend to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an ... Continue reading

Lithia Motors Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2020 Results

Lithia Motors Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2020 Results

MEDFORD, Ore.--Lithia Motors, Inc. today reported preliminary financial results for the three months ending September 30, 2020. Based on preliminary information available today, Lithia expects third quarter 2020 net income per diluted share to be between $6.10 to $6.40 representing an increase of 68% and 76%, respectiv ... Continue reading

President Trump Clears Hurdle for Alaska-Alberta Rail Corridor

President Trump Clears Hurdle for Alaska-Alberta Rail Corridor

Proposed Alaska - Alberta railway will link transportation networks in North America to world markets WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2020 - President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Border Crossing Permit (presidential permit) for the Alaska - Alberta Railway Corporation (A2A Rail) to lay track across the border b ... Continue reading

Propel Fuels Named Top-Four Energy Brand by CHARGE Energy Awards

Propel Fuels Named Top-Four Energy Brand by CHARGE Energy Awards

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Propel Fuels has been named a top-four global energy brand by the CHARGE Energy “World’s Best Green Brand” Awards. (Graphic: Business Wire) Propel Fuels has been named a top-four global energy brand by the CHARGE Energy “World’s Best Green Brand” Awards. ... Continue reading

Texas Motorplex Hosts Friday Night Live To Fire Up NHRA Fans

Texas Motorplex Hosts Friday Night Live To Fire Up NHRA Fans

[cid:fa609d56-4f26-4aa4-86e2-cf110bf3afb8] Texas Motorplex Hosts Friday Night Live To Fire Up NHRA Fans DALLAS (September 29, 2020) --- To celebrate 35 years of world class motorsports entertainment the Texas Motorplex will be hosting Friday Night Live on October 16 during the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Over the yea ... Continue reading

Uber And Lyft Drivers Celebrate Passage Of Fair Pay In Seattle

Uber And Lyft Drivers Celebrate Passage Of Fair Pay In Seattle

SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2020 -- Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union celebrated the passage of a Fair Pay standard by a unanimous 9-0 vote by the Seattle City Council, further cementing Seattle's position as a national leader on groundbreaking labor protections for gig workers.  The pay standard establishe ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Graf Industrial Corp. Announce Closing of Business Combination

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Graf Industrial Corp. Announce Closing of Business Combination

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SAN JOSE, Calif. & HOUSTON--Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (“Velodyne”) and Graf Industrial Corp. (“Graf”) jointly announced today that they have closed their previously announced business combination, pursuant to which ... Continue reading

Fall Tire Safety Tips from Cooper Tire

Fall Tire Safety Tips from Cooper Tire

FINDLAY, Ohio--Colorful leaves and dropping temperatures are a sign that fall is beginning, and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company encourages drivers to use the changing season as a reminder to check their tires and ensure they’re prepared for the potentially challenging road conditions that autumn weather brings. This tim ... Continue reading

United States Transmission Repair (Transmission General Repair and Transmission Overhaul) Market, Forecast & Opportunities, 2015-2018 & 2019-2020 & 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

United States Transmission Repair (Transmission General Repair and Transmission Overhaul) Market, Forecast & Opportunities, 2015-2018 & 2019-2020 & 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "United States Transmission Repair Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles and Heavy Commercial Vehicles), by Repair Type (Transmission General Repair and Transmission Overhaul), by Component, by Company and by Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to Res ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL Review by David Colman + VIDEO

2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL Review by David Colman + VIDEO

Sluggish but nice. Ten years ago, the future of the Passat looked bright and promising. VW had just started production of their premium sedan in Tennessee. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Review by Dan Poler

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Review by Dan Poler

The Corolla had a long history in the segment, but over time it became merely acceptable - a reliable choice for getting from point A to point B, but, well, bland. ... Continue reading

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