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Are You Da Man? Love Cars? - Want To Do More With The Rest Of Your Life - The Auto Channel Relaunch Investor Wanted

Are You Da Man? Love Cars? - Want To Do More With The Rest Of Your Life - The Auto Channel Relaunch Investor Wanted

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

Ally announces up to $1.6 billion share repurchase authorization and dividend on common stock

Ally announces up to $1.6 billion share repurchase authorization and dividend on common stock

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2021 -- Ally Financial Inc. today announced that, based on results of the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) stress test process in December 2020, its board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to $1.60 billion of the company's common stock in 2021. ... Continue reading

Boreas Campers First North American Manufacturer to Install Cruisemaster Suspension Standard

Boreas Campers First North American Manufacturer to Install Cruisemaster Suspension Standard

DENVER, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Boreas Campers is thrilled to announce their 2021 offroad camper trailer models will all come with Cruisemaster suspension. ... Continue reading

General Motors Sustainability Team Featured on Impact Podcast

General Motors Sustainability Team Featured on Impact Podcast

LOS ANGELES--General Motors’ Sustainability Senior Manager Geraldine Barnuevo and Senior Sustainability Engineer Breitner Marczewski are featured guests this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrat ... Continue reading

NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program

NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2021 -- NASA and the Government of Japan have finalized an agreement for the lunar Gateway, an orbiting outpost that commercial and international partners will build together. This agreement strengthens the broad effort by the United States to engage international partners in sustainable lunar ex ... Continue reading

West Coast Customs Announces Exclusive Collab With Los Angeles Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Dealership

West Coast Customs Announces Exclusive Collab With Los Angeles Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Dealership

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2021 -- The world-famous West Coast Customs has entered into an exclusive collaboration with the Los Angeles Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (LACDJR) dealership to offer an array of exciting customization packages, to the diverse LACDJR vehicle line, with West Coast Customs setting up an ancillary shop an ... Continue reading

Groupe Renault & Plug Power Join Forces to Become Leader in Hydrogen LCV

Groupe Renault & Plug Power Join Forces to Become Leader in Hydrogen LCV

Joint-venture will establish in France state-of-the-art innovation and manufacturing capabilities for hydrogen fuel cell systems and their integration in vehicles. The partnership provides a unique value proposition: turn-key fuel cell vehicle solutions with hydrogen fuel, refueling infrastructures and services. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Company Teases First Image of IONIQ 5 +VIDEO

Hyundai Motor Company Teases First Image of IONIQ 5 +VIDEO

Hyundai Motor Company today unveiled the first teaser image of the highly anticipated IONIQ 5 midsize CUV, the first model in its IONIQ dedicated BEV lineup brand. IONIQ 5 will be the first vehicle mated with Hyundai Motor Group’s Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), an innovative system made exclusively for nex ... Continue reading

GM Startup To Build Electric Delivery Trucks

GM Startup To Build Electric Delivery Trucks

BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently. These BrightDrop solutions are designed to help businesses lower costs, maximize productivity, improve employee safety and freight security ... Continue reading

Cadillac Offers Glimpse of Ultra-Luxury Future with CELESTIQ

Cadillac Offers Glimpse of Ultra-Luxury Future with CELESTIQ

Today at CES, Cadillac provided a sneak peek at the upcoming ultra-luxury, fully electric CELESTIQ show car. Designed to set a new standard for luxury EVs, the CELESTIQ embodies Cadillac’s commitment to reimagine what’s possible in design and technology. ... Continue reading

The Andersons Announces Senior Leadership of The Andersons Trade and Processing Group

The Andersons Announces Senior Leadership of The Andersons Trade and Processing Group

The Andersons, Inc. announces the senior leadership of The Andersons Trade and Processing group, which is comprised of its Trade and Ethanol business segments. ... Continue reading

RPM Foundation Joins Forces with The Great Race

RPM Foundation Joins Forces with The Great Race

designed for High School, Technical School, College and qualified Youth Group Teams to compete in this special Division of the Great Race. ... Continue reading

Kia Telluride Named The Car Connection's Best Family Car To Buy 2021

Kia Telluride Named The Car Connection's Best Family Car To Buy 2021

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 -- The Kia Telluride has been named The Car Connection's Best Family Car to Buy for 2021, marking the second time the big and boxy SUV has earned high marks from TCC editors. ... Continue reading

TCS Launches the Autoscape™ Solution Suite to Help Deliver Next-Gen Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Experiences

TCS Launches the Autoscape™ Solution Suite to Help Deliver Next-Gen Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Experiences

DETROIT and MUMBAI, India, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has launched the Autoscape™ solution suite to enable connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem players – such as automotive OEMs, suppli ... Continue reading

Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to Sponsor 2nd 'COVID-19 Day of Service' on Jan. 15

Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to Sponsor 2nd 'COVID-19 Day of Service' on Jan. 15

BOWIE, Md., Jan. 12, 2021 -- The Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association (TLMODA) is once again working with The Salvation Army to address the increasing food shortage across the country by filling the pantries of families in need during the coronavirus pandemic. ... Continue reading

TruckHouse™ unveils Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro composite expedition vehicle

TruckHouse™ unveils Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro composite expedition vehicle

TruckHouse™ has launched the BCT, their first mid-sized composite expedition vehicle built on the newest Toyota Tacoma, filling the void between massive overland vehicles and 4x4 vans. ... Continue reading

CarLotz to Launch Nationwide Hub Network, Bringing a Better Used Vehicle Buying and Selling Experience to More of North America

CarLotz to Launch Nationwide Hub Network, Bringing a Better Used Vehicle Buying and Selling Experience to More of North America

Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail RICHMOND, Va.--CarLotz, Inc. (“CarLotz” or the “Company”), a leading consignment-to-retail used vehicle marketplace, which recently announced it would become a public company via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Acamar Part ... Continue reading

CES 2021: GHSP Launches New Advancements to Improve Vehicle Safety and Reduce Virus Exposure in Cars and in the Home

CES 2021: GHSP Launches New Advancements to Improve Vehicle Safety and Reduce Virus Exposure in Cars and in the Home

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail GHSP today announced a suite of new automotive offerings to redefine vehicle safety. (Photo: Business Wire) GHSP today announced a suite of new automotive offerings to redefine vehicle safety. ... Continue reading

CES 2021: Mobileye Innovation Will Bring AVs to Everyone, Everywhere

CES 2021: Mobileye Innovation Will Bring AVs to Everyone, Everywhere

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail During his annual "Under the Hood" address at the all-virtual CES 2021, Prof. Amnon Shashua, president and CEO of Mobileye, shows off a new silicon photonics lidar SoC that will deliver frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) lidar on a chip for autonomous vehicles beginning in 2025 ... Continue reading

Cinemo Showcase In-Vehicle Premium Video, Music and Cloud Gaming at CES® 2021

Cinemo Showcase In-Vehicle Premium Video, Music and Cloud Gaming at CES® 2021

KARLSRUHE, Germany--Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management, connectivity and cloud middleware, has announced its participation at the virtual CES® event to be held between January 11 to 14, 2021. CES® is one of the world's most prominent techn ... Continue reading

Ford Advances South America Restructuring; Will Cease Manufacturing in Brazil, Serve Customers With New Lineup

Ford Advances South America Restructuring; Will Cease Manufacturing in Brazil, Serve Customers With New Lineup

SÃO PAULO--Ford Motor Company today announced it will serve customers in the South America region with a portfolio of exciting connected and increasingly electrified SUVs, pickups and commercial vehicles sourced from Argentina, Uruguay and other markets, as Ford Brazil ceases production operations in 2021. Ford will s ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Interiors Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Interiors Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Interiors Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automotive interiors market is anticipated to register a CAGR of about 4.83% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025). Companies Mentioned Adient PLC Grupo Antolin Panas ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Software Market (2020 to 2026) - by Product, Application, Vehicle Type and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Software Market (2020 to 2026) - by Product, Application, Vehicle Type and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Software Market By Product, By Application, By Vehicle Type, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Automotive Software Market size is expected to reach $41.9 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth ... Continue reading

Global Emission Control Catalyst Market Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Emission Control Catalyst Market Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Emission Control Catalyst Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The technologies in emission control catalyst has undergone significant changes in recent years, with traditional two way catalytic convertors to advanc ... Continue reading

New All-Outdoor Motor Bella at M1 Creates Bridge to the Future While North American International Auto Show Pauses for 2021

New All-Outdoor Motor Bella at M1 Creates Bridge to the Future While North American International Auto Show Pauses for 2021

TROY, Mich., Jan. 11, 2021 -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) today announced it will not hold its 2021 auto show as planned. ... Continue reading

Piedmont Lithium Announces Strategic Investment in Quebec Hard-Rock Lithium Developer Sayona Mining

Piedmont Lithium Announces Strategic Investment in Quebec Hard-Rock Lithium Developer Sayona Mining

NEW YORK--Piedmont Lithium Limited (“Piedmont” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements (“Agreements”) to establish a strategic partnership with Sayona Mining Limited (“Sayona”) (ASX:SYA) through the purchase of equity stakes in Sayona and its 100% owned Quebec subsidiary ... Continue reading

PR Car and First Triple-Crown-Winning 1965 Shelby GT350 to Headline Group of Highly Collectible Shelbys Headed to 2021 Scottsdale Auction

PR Car and First Triple-Crown-Winning 1965 Shelby GT350 to Headline Group of Highly Collectible Shelbys Headed to 2021 Scottsdale Auction

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Shelby GT350 #5S553 is one of just 562 built by Shelby American for the 1965 model year. (Photo: Business Wire) Shelby GT350 #5S553 is one of just 562 built by Shelby American for the 1965 model year. ... Continue reading

Rent a Fresh, Brand-New RV for as Little as $9 a Night with El Monte RV & Road Bear RV for Spring 2021

Rent a Fresh, Brand-New RV for as Little as $9 a Night with El Monte RV & Road Bear RV for Spring 2021

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif.--As the weather heats up, nature starts to blossom and that wanderlust yearning returns, many are longing to get out on the open road and vacation safely from the comfort of a self-contained RV. With El Monte RV and Road Bear RV - you can! For a limited time only, El Monte RV and Road Bear RV a ... Continue reading

Sony Exhibits at CES 2021

Sony Exhibits at CES 2021

TOKYO, Jan. 11, 2021 -- Sony Corporation ("Sony") is showcasing its latest initiatives based on the theme of "Redefining Our Future with Tomorrow's Technologies" at the all-digital CES 2021, taking place on January 11-14, 2021 (PST). https://square.sony.com/ Sony Airpeak mid-flight with Sony Alpha™ full-frame mirrorl ... Continue reading

Splitvolt to Exhibit its Electric Vehicle Fast Home Charging Products at CES for the First Time

Splitvolt to Exhibit its Electric Vehicle Fast Home Charging Products at CES for the First Time

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Splitvolt announced today its participation in the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) organized by the Consumer Technology Association, January 11-14. Splitvolt will exhibit its family of electric vehicle products, including splitter switches, high-performance portable EV chargers, 240-volt ext ... Continue reading

Telenav to Provide EV Navigation for Xpeng’s European Customers

Telenav to Provide EV Navigation for Xpeng’s European Customers

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Telenav®, Inc., a leading provider of connected-car and location-based services, today announces that it has been selected by Xpeng Inc. , a leading smart electric vehicle (EV) company, to provide connected navigation service for Xpeng’s customers in Europe. Telenav’s navigation solution, VIVI ... Continue reading

Tyrone Michael (T.J.) Jordan Named to Cooper Tire Board of Directors

Tyrone Michael (T.J.) Jordan Named to Cooper Tire Board of Directors

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The Board of Directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has named Tyrone Michael (T.J.) Jordan a director of the company effective January 10. (Photo: Business Wire) FINDLAY, Ohio--The Board of Directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has named Tyrone Michael (T.J.) Jordan a director o ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Powers Intelligent Traffic Management

Velodyne Lidar Powers Intelligent Traffic Management

MPEG-4 Video Loading media player... The Velodyne Lidar video called “Smart Cities: Improving Mobility, Access and Safety with Sensor Technology” looks at how lidar can be a catalyst for smart city applications that improve public services and enhance safety and quality of life. (Video: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.) The Ve ... Continue reading

World’s First Infrastructure Automotive Technology Laboratory Marks One Year Anniversary; Announces Creation of iATL Partner Alliance

World’s First Infrastructure Automotive Technology Laboratory Marks One Year Anniversary; Announces Creation of iATL Partner Alliance

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--The first technology lab to bring together automakers, cellular network operators, traffic technology companies, semiconductor manufacturers and Departments of Transportation to develop connected vehicle applications marked its first year of operation. The Infrastructure Automotive Technology Laborator ... Continue reading

Worldwide Automotive Power Steering Systems Industry to 2028 - Players Include Hyundai Mobis, Mando and Daimler Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Worldwide Automotive Power Steering Systems Industry to 2028 - Players Include Hyundai Mobis, Mando and Daimler Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Power Steering Systems Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2020 to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automotive steering system is among the most integral parts in ... Continue reading

Bridgestone To Debut Virtual City of the Future, Showcase Mobility Solutions at CES 2021

Bridgestone To Debut Virtual City of the Future, Showcase Mobility Solutions at CES 2021

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), a global company focused on delivering sustainable mobility and advanced solutions to customers around the world, announced it will return to CES 2021, held virtually this year on Jan. ... Continue reading

Cepton Introduces the World’s Smallest Wide Field of View Lidar Sensor for Near-Range Applications

Cepton Introduces the World’s Smallest Wide Field of View Lidar Sensor for Near-Range Applications

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail With a lidar target size of 3.5 cm (W) x 3.5 cm (H) x 7.5 cm (D), and weighing less than 350 g, the Nova is extremely compact and easily embeddable for automotive applications. © 2021 Cepton Technologies. ... Continue reading

CES 2021 Taiwanese startup STO's indoor map bridges the gap of Google Maps

CES 2021 Taiwanese startup STO's indoor map bridges the gap of Google Maps

TAIPEI, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Spatial Topology Technology (STO) is the only indoor map platform embedded with both indoor positioning and navigation systems on this planet. Spatial Topology Technology focused on the automation of indoor map construction by robotics technologies for various applications. ... Continue reading

EVBox to Present at 23rd Annual ICR Conference

EVBox to Present at 23rd Annual ICR Conference

AMSTERDAM--EVBox Group, a leading global provider of smart charging solutions for electric vehicles (“EV”), today announced that the Company will participate at the 23rd Annual ICR Conference. Kristof Vereenooghe, President and CEO, will present on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. ... Continue reading

Hydrogen Market to $196,934.5 Million by 2030: P&S Intelligence

Hydrogen Market to $196,934.5 Million by 2030: P&S Intelligence

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2021 -- The global population is set to reach 10.9 billion in 2100 from 7.7 billion in 2019, says the United Nations (UN). This is expected to be the key factor to drive the global hydrogen market to $196,934.5 million by 2030 from $136,185.0 million in 2019, at a 4.3% CAGR between 2020 and 2030. ... Continue reading

On-Board Diagnostics Aftermarket to Hit $4 Bn by 2026; Global Market Insights, Inc.

On-Board Diagnostics Aftermarket to Hit $4 Bn by 2026; Global Market Insights, Inc.

SELBYVILLE, Del., Jan. 12, 2021 -- Some of the major OBD aftermarket industry participants are Autel Intelligent Technology Corp, Automatic Labs, AVL Ditest, Azuga, Bosch Diagnostics, CalAmp, Continental AG, Danlaw, Inc., ERM Electronic Systems LTD, Geotab, Innova, Intel Corporation, Magneti Marelli, Metromile, Mojio, ... Continue reading

Robotic Research and Gaussin Sign Strategic Agreement to Create Autonomous, Zero-Emission Yard Trucks, Heavy-Duty Logistics Vehicles, and Shuttle Buses

Robotic Research and Gaussin Sign Strategic Agreement to Create Autonomous, Zero-Emission Yard Trucks, Heavy-Duty Logistics Vehicles, and Shuttle Buses

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail CLARKSBURG, Md.--Robotic Research, LLC (rr.ai), a global leader in autonomous driving technology and solutions, today announced a strategic agreement with Gaussin (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALGAU – FR0013495298), pioneers in clean and ... Continue reading

United States $3.6 Billion Automotive Wrap Films Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts to 2027

United States $3.6 Billion Automotive Wrap Films Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts to 2027

DUBLIN, Jan. 12, 2021 -- The "U.S. Automotive Wrap Films Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Application (Heavy Duty Vehicles, Medium Duty Vehicles, Light Duty Vehicles), and Segment Forecasts, 2020-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Worldwide Automotive Glass Industry to 2025 - Increasing Application of Glass in Automobiles is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Worldwide Automotive Glass Industry to 2025 - Increasing Application of Glass in Automobiles is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Glass Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive glass market is expected to register a CAGR of around 7%, during the forecast period, 2019-2024. ... Continue reading

NACTOY Winners And More By Paul A. Eisenstein

NACTOY Winners And More By Paul A. Eisenstein

The 2021 Mustang Mach-E captured the 2021 North American Utility of the Year award. The win is seen as a jumping off point to sell a bunch of EVs. ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Every once in a great while a car comes along that is so far ahead of the competition that it sets new standards for travel. 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible An extraordinary new benchmark By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL Every once in a great while a car comes along that is so far ahead of the co ... Continue reading

2021 Nissan Rogue Review by Thom Cannell and Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Nissan Rogue Review by Thom Cannell and Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 Rogue, and all-new replacement for the somewhat aging, but still popular nameplate. Rogue is the brand’s best-selling platform and one of what the company says are five new models due “soon”. The mid-size SUV marketplace is hot, crowded and wildly varied with prices from Land Rover to Kia. ... Continue reading

2021 GMC Yukon Denali Review - 3 Across Child Seating

2021 GMC Yukon Denali Review - 3 Across Child Seating

In mid-September I had my first drive experience with the all-new 2021 GMC Yukon. That drive was quite literally a quick spin. ... Continue reading

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