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Motorcar Parts of America Announces Appointment of Former Ford Executive to Board

Motorcar Parts of America Announces Appointment of Former Ford Executive to Board

LOS ANGELES--Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jamy Rankin to its board of directors --reflecting the company’s strong commitment to board diversity and solid corporate governance policies. The Motorcar Parts of America board now consists of ten directors, nine of whom are independent ... Continue reading

CHEVROLET DOCUMENTS CORVETTE ENGINEERING TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR +VIDEO

CHEVROLET DOCUMENTS CORVETTE ENGINEERING TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR +VIDEO

Chevrolet released the second chapter of its two-part documentary: “Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story.” This episode follows the Corvette engineering team’s journey to build a supercar for every day – with superior ride comfort on the highway and well-balanced handling on the track – while ... Continue reading

Hyundai Chairman Euisun Chung - 2021 'Inflection Point for Future Growth'

Hyundai Chairman Euisun Chung - 2021 'Inflection Point for Future Growth'

Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) Chairman Euisun Chung today delivered a New Year’s message for the Group’s employees around the globe, outlining the company’s strategic direction and commitments for the year 2021 and beyond. Underlined in his speech were Hyundai’s future vision, customer-first philosophy, quali ... Continue reading

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Priced From $20,995

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Priced From $20,995

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced pricing for the 2021 Outlander Sport. Starting at just $20,9951, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers CUV versatility, enhanced safety features and value in one affordable package. ... Continue reading

Explaining Unleaded 88 Gasoline

Explaining Unleaded 88 Gasoline

Explaining Unleaded 88 Gasoline Turn About is Fair Play as Ethanol Industry Zings the Oil Industry with Brilliant Branding Strategy By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher ... Continue reading

As Car Accident Fatality Rate Increases, Belal Hamideh Urges Safe Driving

As Car Accident Fatality Rate Increases, Belal Hamideh Urges Safe Driving

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2021 -- Belal Hamideh, a workers compensation, personal injury, and car accident attorney in Long Beach, implores drivers to drive as safely as possible. ... Continue reading

Automotive Batteries Market Size to Grow by Almost 30 Million Units Amid Ongoing Pandemic | Forecasting Strategy for the New Normal | Technavio

Automotive Batteries Market Size to Grow by Almost 30 Million Units Amid Ongoing Pandemic | Forecasting Strategy for the New Normal | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Batteries Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Batteries Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small ... Continue reading

GM to Convert More than 650 U.S. Temporary Employees to Full-Time Status in January

GM to Convert More than 650 U.S. Temporary Employees to Full-Time Status in January

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2021 -- Wages, profit sharing opportunity and benefits set to rise for new full-time employees Team members at nine sites in four states to see significant gains General Motors Co. ... Continue reading

"Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations" Welcomed 2021 Online with a Spectacular Video

"Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations" Welcomed 2021 Online with a Spectacular Video

HONG KONG and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2021 -- The first-ever online "Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations" organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), concluded successfully. ... Continue reading

NASA to Air Departure of Upgraded SpaceX Cargo Dragon from Space Station

NASA to Air Departure of Upgraded SpaceX Cargo Dragon from Space Station

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2021 -- The SpaceX Dragon that arrived to the International Space Station on the company's 21st resupply services mission for NASA is scheduled to depart on Monday, Jan. ... Continue reading

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Kia K5 Review By Larry Nutson

Kia pulled out all the stops for this replacement for its long-running Optima midsize sedan, adding performance and optional all-wheel drive. The Optima was a bellwether of Kia’s steady march from econo-brand to a design and value leader. The K5 continues that, generating interest in the sedan as SUVs surged to 65% o ... Continue reading

Ford To Sell Your Driver Behavior To Auto Insurance Companies

Ford To Sell Your Driver Behavior To Auto Insurance Companies

Choosing the right auto insurance policy can be a daunting task for vehicle owners, but what if customers could have confidence that their policy takes their driving behavior into account? If you drive a connected Ford vehicle, the Blue Oval is here to help. ... Continue reading

Ford, Mahindra End Discussions for Auto Joint Venture

Ford, Mahindra End Discussions for Auto Joint Venture

Ford Motor Company and Mahindra & Mahindra have mutually and amicably determined they will not complete a previously announced automotive joint venture between their respective companies. ... Continue reading

FORD NAMES ANDREW FRICK AS HEAD OF SALES FOR U.S. AND CANADA; MARK LANEVE CAPS SUCCESSFUL TENURE AT FORD

FORD NAMES ANDREW FRICK AS HEAD OF SALES FOR U.S. AND CANADA; MARK LANEVE CAPS SUCCESSFUL TENURE AT FORD

Ford Motor Company today announced that Andrew Frick has been appointed vice president, Sales, U.S. and Canada, effective today. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary - January 4, 2021

NHTSA Recall Summary - January 4, 2021

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. 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

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Back in the Spring in this year of the pandemic I drove Toyota’s 2020 RAV4. In closing out my review I wrote “a bit more excitement is coming in the form of the 302-horspeower Toyota RAV4 Prime, a 2021 model that will arrive in summer 2020. ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature offers family drivers duality: (1) an upscale family-mover with tech and comfort features for weekend drives as well as long hauls, and (2) a fun going-on errands experience for drivers who prefer some sporty zip. ... Continue reading

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