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Toyota Celebrates 25th Anniversary As A Hoosier - Launches Hybrid Sienna Minivan

Toyota Celebrates 25th Anniversary As A Hoosier - Launches Hybrid Sienna Minivan

Donates $1 Million and a Brand New Sienna PRINCETON, Ind. (March 31, 2021) – Toyota Indiana has celebrated numerous milestones over the past year—6 millionth vehicle, 2 millionth Highlander and 30 millionth U.S. assembled vehicle—just to name a few. ... Continue reading

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Will Be Built In USA And Germany

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz eSprinter Will Be Built In USA And Germany

New eSprinter will be produced in North Charleston, SC/USA, Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde, Germany, successively starting second half of 2023 Mercedes-Benz to invest around €50 million in each plant as part of electrification shift Next generation of the eSprinter to help develop new markets with a focus on the USA an ... Continue reading

Diono Child Seat Recall

Diono Child Seat Recall

Diono is recalling certain Cambria 2 Booster Seats model numbers 31200-US-01, 31201-US-01, and 31202-US-01. ... Continue reading

Stellantis expects hydrogen fuel cell vans to arrive by end of 2021

Stellantis expects hydrogen fuel cell vans to arrive by end of 2021

Stellantis said today that it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The carmaker, which was formed by the merger of PSA and Fiat Chrysler earlier this year, said the hydrogen fuel cell vans will be launched under the Peugeot, Citroen and Opel b ... Continue reading

2021 Annual Strategy Dossier of Top 7 Medium & Heavy Truck Manufacturers: Daimler, Volvo, MAN, Scania, PACCAR, Navistar, Iveco - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021 Annual Strategy Dossier of Top 7 Medium & Heavy Truck Manufacturers: Daimler, Volvo, MAN, Scania, PACCAR, Navistar, Iveco - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Annual Strategy Dossier - 2021 - Global Top 7 Medium & Heavy Truck Manufacturers - Daimler, Volvo, MAN, Scania, PACCAR, Navistar, Iveco" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The 2021 annual edition of the Strategy Dossier report analyses the overall Strategy Focus and provides Key In ... Continue reading

Air Products and New Flyer Five-City Tour in the State of Washington Demonstrates Benefits of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Technology

Air Products and New Flyer Five-City Tour in the State of Washington Demonstrates Benefits of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Technology

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 31, 2021 -- Air Products and New Flyer of America Inc. hosted a five-city tour in Washington State during the week of March 22nd to demonstrate the benefits of fuel cell electric buses powered with Air Products' hydrogen. As part of the demonstration, Sunline Transit Agency in Thousand Palms, ... Continue reading

An Epic Odyssey Continues - Royal Caribbean Welcomes Brand-New Ship

An Epic Odyssey Continues - Royal Caribbean Welcomes Brand-New Ship

MIAMI, March 31, 2021 -- Setting course for a lifetime of adventure, Royal Caribbean International's Odyssey of the Seas completed the final chapter in its construction odyssey today. The highly anticipated marvel officially became the 25th ship in the cruise line's award-winning fleet, following a virtual rendition o ... Continue reading

California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Appoints Nicole Rice as President

California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Appoints Nicole Rice as President

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Nicole Rice has been appointed President of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition. (Photo: Business Wire) Nicole Rice has been appointed President of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition. ... Continue reading

DriveU.auto Appoints Intralink to Bring Superior Connectivity for Autonomous Vehicle Teleoperation to the Chinese Market

DriveU.auto Appoints Intralink to Bring Superior Connectivity for Autonomous Vehicle Teleoperation to the Chinese Market

KFAR SABA, Israel and SHANGHAI, March 31, 2021 -- DriveU.auto, developer of a software-based connectivity platform for autonomous vehicles teleoperation announced today that it has appointed Intralink to accelerate autonomous vehicle deployments in the rapidly growing Chinese market. To support this activity, Intralink ... Continue reading

EVPassport Launches First Open EV Charging Platform for Purpose-Driven Organizations

EVPassport Launches First Open EV Charging Platform for Purpose-Driven Organizations

NEW YORK--EVPassport, the EV charging hardware and software platform for purpose-driven organizations, today announced the first and only open EV charging platform. Consisting of brandable hardware and API-driven software, EVPassport enables organizations to integrate the EV charging experience directly into their exis ... Continue reading

Federal Investment in EV Infrastructure

Federal Investment in EV Infrastructure

Martha Today, President Biden is announcing his infrastructure initiative in Pittsburgh, PA. The Administration's plan is expected to propose $174 billion in new federal investment in battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs), representing the future of American mobility and the push for clean, renewable energy in transp ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis, announced the urban shared future mobility concept, M.Vision X and M.Vision POP!

Hyundai Mobis, announced the urban shared future mobility concept, M.Vision X and M.Vision POP!

SEOUL, South Korea, March 31, 2021 -- Hyundai Mobis disclosed a new mobility concept reflecting the post-Covid 19 era. At the held at the R&D headquarters in Korea on March 31st, Hyundai Mobis disclosed urban shared mobility concept cars, M.Vision X and M.Vision POP, while also demonstrating new technologies. ... Continue reading

IntelliShift Report Reveals Connected Vehicle and Asset Operations Platforms Enable 90% of Fleet-Driven Businesses to Focus on Company’s Bottom-Line

IntelliShift Report Reveals Connected Vehicle and Asset Operations Platforms Enable 90% of Fleet-Driven Businesses to Focus on Company’s Bottom-Line

COMMACK, N.Y.--IntelliShift, the leader in connected vehicle and asset operations, today released findings from a survey of 227 customers across a variety of industries. The 2021 State of Connected Operations Report: Customer Insights and Trends reveals the pain points that drive investments in transformative technolog ... Continue reading

Latin American Carsharing Market Report 2021-2025 - Innovative Technologies and Business Models are Driving a B2C and P2P Market Transformation

Latin American Carsharing Market Report 2021-2025 - Innovative Technologies and Business Models are Driving a B2C and P2P Market Transformation

DUBLIN, March 31, 2021 -- The "New Business Models are Disrupting the Latin American Carsharing Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This study analyzes B2C and P2P services in the Latin American carsharing market (forecast up to 2025). It includes an analysis of current business models, ... Continue reading

New National Road Safety Foundation Film Dramatizes Dangers Of Driving While High

New National Road Safety Foundation Film Dramatizes Dangers Of Driving While High

NEW YORK, March 31, 2021 -- "A Puff Before Dying," a new short film from The National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF), uses satire and puppetry to dramatize the dangers of driving while high on marijuana. The nine-minute film, which had its world premiere to critical acclaim at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Mar ... Continue reading

PACCAR Business Update

PACCAR Business Update

BELLEVUE, Wash.--There is currently a semiconductor shortage that is affecting some industries including the automotive sector. The semiconductor shortage has reduced PACCAR’s truck deliveries in the first quarter of 2021 by approximately 3,000 vehicles. ... Continue reading

 Self-Driving Truck Company Plus Upsizes Recent Fundraising to $420 Million

 Self-Driving Truck Company Plus Upsizes Recent Fundraising to $420 Million

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Plus’s Autonomous Truck Powered by PlusDrive (Photo: Business Wire) Plus’s Autonomous Truck Powered by PlusDrive (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail CUPERTINO, Calif.--Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a leading provider of self-driving ... Continue reading

The Worldwide Automotive Steering System Industry is Expected to Reach $36.9 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Worldwide Automotive Steering System Industry is Expected to Reach $36.9 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Steering System Market by Technology (HPS, EHPS, EPS), EPS Type (R-EPS, C-EPS, P-EPS), Pinion Type (Single, Dual), Mechanism (Collapsible, Rigid), Components (OE & Aftermarket), Vehicle Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The aut ... Continue reading

Thomas Announces New Buy America Act (BAA) Support Program for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs)

Thomas Announces New Buy America Act (BAA) Support Program for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs)

NEW YORK--Thomas, the leader in product sourcing, supplier selection, and marketing solutions for industry, today announced its new Buy America Act Support Program for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs) to help connect state agencies with domestic suppliers of goods and services. “As the largest and most act ... Continue reading

Travelers Risk Index Reveals Dangerous Driving Behaviors Have Increased During Pandemic

Travelers Risk Index Reveals Dangerous Driving Behaviors Have Increased During Pandemic

HARTFORD, Conn.--The Travelers Companies, Inc. today announced the results of the 2021 Travelers Risk Index on distracted driving, a national survey of more than 1,000 consumers and business managers regarding perceptions about risk in their daily lives. The findings reveal that one in four drivers thinks that roads ar ... Continue reading

U.S. Department of Defense Selects Advent’s Wearable Fuel Cell for 2021 Validation Program

U.S. Department of Defense Selects Advent’s Wearable Fuel Cell for 2021 Validation Program

BOSTON--Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. (“Advent”) and its subsidiary, UltraCell, today announced that UltraCell’s 50 W Reformed Methanol Wearable Fuel Cell Power System (“Honey Badger”) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Defense Center for Energy and Environment (“NDCEE”) ... Continue reading

Hyundai Previews Pick-up Like 2022 Santa Cruz

Hyundai Previews Pick-up Like 2022 Santa Cruz

Hyundai has released the first teaser sketch of its highly anticipated Santa Cruz Sport Adventure Vehicle. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL FIRE RISK - DO NOT DRIVE - 2020-21 GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express Park Outside

NHTSA RECALL FIRE RISK - DO NOT DRIVE - 2020-21 GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express Park Outside

Owners of select GM and Chevrolet vehicles listed below should park their vehicles outside and away from homes, structures, and other flammable materials such as vegetation, until their vehicles have been repaired, due to a new recall for the risk of fire. Positive battery cable short circuit GM issued a safety recall ... Continue reading

LIVE-On-Drive: X Marks The Hot Spot - Genesis X Concept Unveiled

LIVE-On-Drive: X Marks The Hot Spot - Genesis X Concept Unveiled

Genesis officially introduced the Genesis X Concept, an EV-based GT (Gran Turismo) concept car at a VIP only private event in LA. ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Review by David Colman +VIDEO Sometimes you want all the bells and whistles By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL You can become a CX-9 owner for just $35,750. That amount will put you in a Touring version powered by the same 2.5 liter turbo engine found in our tested $ ... 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

Tips to Save On Your Auto Insurance

Tips to Save On Your Auto Insurance

Purchasing adequate insurance for your car is a smart and necessary move. For many car owners, auto insurance is an expensive nuisance until they need it. ... Continue reading

Vehicle Factors Affecting Your Auto Insurance Premiums

Vehicle Factors Affecting Your Auto Insurance Premiums

Many people have found themselves confused at the dramatic difference in insurance costs between their vehicles. They are all cars you drive on the road, so you may question why you have to pay more for one vehicle than another. ... Continue reading

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