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Faraday Future Unveils Electric Vehicle in Las Vegas

Faraday Future Unveils Electric Vehicle in Las Vegas

Las Vegas January 4, 2017; Alexandria Sage and Paul Lienert writing for Reuters reported that At the 2017 CES show in Las Vegas electric vehicle start-up Faraday Future showed off in Las Vegas on Tuesday a prototype of a vehicle set for production next year as the China-backed company strives to win credibility in the ... Continue reading

Subaru Canada 2016 Sales

Subaru Canada 2016 Sales

Fifth consecutive annual sales record set, with 50,190 units sold in 2016 Year to date sales, up 7.7 percent, and best-ever December contribute to the new annual record MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is thrilled to announce a fifth consecutive annual sales record, vaulting past last year's re ... Continue reading

Toyota Introduces Concept At CES

Toyota Introduces Concept At CES

2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES2017) Press Conference - Bob Carter January 04, 2017 BOB CARTER REMARKS: 2017 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW Good afternoon, everyone! I am so happy to welcome you to the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. But before I begin to tell you about what we have at the show this year I'd like to ack ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Another three-row SUV choice By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8736) The choice of new vehicles offered on the U.S. market today is a virtual smorgasbord. Trying to decide on how to “fill your plate” can be mind-boggling. ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

DENSO News Release - DENSO Announces Major Expansion of Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Sensors

DENSO News Release - DENSO Announces Major Expansion of Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Sensors

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Kia Canada Inc. sales up 16.7 per cent in December while contributing to 71,670 vehicles sold in 2016

Kia Canada Inc. sales up 16.7 per cent in December while contributing to 71,670 vehicles sold in 2016

Award-winning Sorento and Sportage Utility Vehicles record best annual sales in Kia Canada history Optima sedan records best December sales month ever 71,670 total sales in 2016 results in one of the best sales year in company history MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 4,202 vehicles sold i ... Continue reading

Panasonic Automotive and IBM Partner to Develop Cognitive Vehicle Infotainment System with Watson

Panasonic Automotive and IBM Partner to Develop Cognitive Vehicle Infotainment System with Watson

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America today announced the introduction of the Panasonic Cognitive Infotainment platform designed to provide OEMs and fleet providers a set of cognitive vehicle solutions combining Panasonic's market leading infotainment expertise with IBM's Watson an ... Continue reading

Panasonic Automotive and Qualcomm Announce Next-Generation In-Vehicle Infotainment Concept System Powered by Android

Panasonic Automotive and Qualcomm Announce Next-Generation In-Vehicle Infotainment Concept System Powered by Android

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced today that they are working together to develop a next-generation Android-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI ... Continue reading

Panasonic Automotive Partners with Technology and Automotive Giants to Transform In-Vehicle User Experience

Panasonic Automotive Partners with Technology and Automotive Giants to Transform In-Vehicle User Experience

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, today announced it had aligned with leading user experience software companies and automotive manufacturer, FCA, to debut groundbreaking infotainment systems that transform the consumer exp ... Continue reading

Panasonic Booth Overview at CES 2017

Panasonic Booth Overview at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS—Panasonic Corporation showcases its latest B2B and consumer technologies at CES 2017 from January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. The Panasonic booth has three zones - Smart Mobility, Smart Entertainment and Smart Home - to highlight future towns and lifestyles enabled through the company’s unique technologies and c ... Continue reading

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors debuts "the next living space" interior concept car at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors debuts "the next living space" interior concept car at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- A better life on board through superior automotive interiors solutions is the driving force behind Yanfeng Automotive Interiors' innovations that will debut at the 2017 North American Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. ... Continue reading

Kia December 2016 And 2016 Annual U.S. Sales

Kia December 2016 And 2016 Annual U.S. Sales

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Capping off an historic year that saw the Kia brand collect more third-party awards and accolades for quality and reliability than ever before, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced all-time best annual sales of 647,598 vehicles in 2016, up 3.5 percent over 2015. ... Continue reading

BMW Group December 2016 and 2016 Year US Sales

BMW Group December 2016 and 2016 Year US Sales

BMW Group December 2016 and 2016 Year US Sales Sales of BMW brand vehicles in December totaled 32,835 compared to 34,625 vehicles sold in December 2016. ... Continue reading

5G Connected Cars: Ericsson, Orange and PSA Group Partner on 5G Connected car

5G Connected Cars: Ericsson, Orange and PSA Group Partner on 5G Connected car

5G Connected Cars: Ericsson, Orange and PSA Group Partner on 5G Connected Car ... Continue reading

Nissan Group 2016 and December 2016 US Sales

Nissan Group 2016 and December 2016 US Sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7 percent over the prior year and a December record. ... Continue reading

ZF Launches ProAI, Production DRIVE PX 2 Self-Driving System

ZF Launches ProAI, Production DRIVE PX 2 Self-Driving System

ZF Launches ProAI, Production DRIVE PX 2 Self-Driving System for Cars, Trucks, Factories One of the industry’s largest automotive suppliers, ZF, today launched the ZF ProAI self-driving system, based on our NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 AI car computer, for cars, trucks and factories. Speaking at a packed press event at CES Wedn ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 Sales

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) closed out 2016 with its highest annual volume in the U.S. market, topping 2015's best ever record. ... Continue reading

American Honda (Honda and Acura) 2016 US Sales

American Honda (Honda and Acura) 2016 US Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported an all-time annual sales record of 1,637,942 Honda and Acura vehicles for 2016, an increase of 3.2 percent to eclipse the company's previous best set in 2015. ... Continue reading

Ford and Toyota Establish SmartDeviceLink Consortium

Ford and Toyota Establish SmartDeviceLink Consortium

Ford and Toyota are establishing SmartDeviceLink Consortium, a nonprofit to manage open source software for smartphone app development for vehicles Members include automakers Mazda Motor Corporation, PSA Group, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) and Suzuki Motor Corporation, as well as suppliers Elektrobit, Luxoft, and X ... Continue reading

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference No ... Continue reading

One happy island of Aruba Welcomes Inaugural Flight From Fort Lauderdale

One happy island of Aruba Welcomes Inaugural Flight From Fort Lauderdale

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Today the One happy island of Aruba launched its first JetBlue non-stop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba's Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA). To celebrate this anticipated inaugural flight, Aruba and JetBlue treated passengers aboard f ... Continue reading

Jaguar Land Rover 2016 U.S. Sales

Jaguar Land Rover 2016 U.S. Sales

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Jaguar Land Rover North America today reported December 2016 U.S. sales: Jaguar sales were 4,294 units, a 259 percent increase from 1,197 units in December 2015; Land Rover sales reached 8,279 units, a 2 percent decrease from 8,441 units in December 2015. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi 2016 US Auto Sales

Mitsubishi 2016 US Auto Sales

CYPRESS, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today reported December 2016 sales of 7,383. ... Continue reading

AT&T and American Honda Enter Connected Car Agreement

AT&T and American Honda Enter Connected Car Agreement

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- AT&T* and American Honda Motor, Co. ... Continue reading

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Call for Media Credentials

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Call for Media Credentials

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance: Call for Media Credentials . ... Continue reading

Tata Elxsi Announces Partnership With DISTI for Feature-rich 3D Automotive UX

Tata Elxsi Announces Partnership With DISTI for Feature-rich 3D Automotive UX

LAS VEGAS, January 4, 2017 -- Tata Elxsi, a leading global services design and technology services provider for the automotive industry, today announced its partnership with DiSTI Corporation Florida, USA, the creators of user interface tool, GL Studio. This partnership will help the continued effort to provide best-in ... Continue reading

Porsche 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

Porsche 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, today announced 4,015 vehicle sales in December. ... Continue reading

Automotive Differential – Market Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Differential – Market Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive differential market from 2016-2020. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive differential market from 2016-2020. ... Continue reading

Boeing, GECAS Announce Order for 75 737 MAXs

Boeing, GECAS Announce Order for 75 737 MAXs

SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric , announced today an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes. ... Continue reading

Valeo Announces The World Reveal Of Five Major Innovations At CES Las Vegas

Valeo Announces The World Reveal Of Five Major Innovations At CES Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- For the fourth year running, Valeo will be at the CES in Las Vegas, where it will give five major innovations their world debut. ... Continue reading

AT&T and the American Center for Mobility Fuel the Future of Automated Driving

AT&T and the American Center for Mobility Fuel the Future of Automated Driving

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- AT&T1 is teaming with the American Center for Mobility to speed the development of self-driving vehicles. ... Continue reading

AT&T, Delphi, and Ford Debut V2X Advanced Vehicle Communications

AT&T, Delphi, and Ford Debut V2X Advanced Vehicle Communications

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- AT&T1, Delphi and Ford are developing a new capability to enhance Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X) communications. ... Continue reading

2017 CES:OEM's Evaluating TomTom HD Maps

2017 CES:OEM's Evaluating TomTom HD Maps

LAS VEGAS—TomTom (TOM2) today announced that the majority of OEMs present in the Automotive Hall (LVCC North Hall) at CES are currently evaluating TomTom HD Maps to develop autonomous driving technologies. TomTom’s HD Map, including RoadDNA, is a revolutionary, highly accurate, digital map based product that helps ... Continue reading

TAVELLA STANDS ON PODIUM AT FIRST EVENT OF THE SEASON

TAVELLA STANDS ON PODIUM AT FIRST EVENT OF THE SEASON

TAVELLA STANDS ON PODIUM AT FIRST EVENT OF THE SEASON "Talented junior driver earns two silvers at season opener" Massapequa, New York - January 4, 2017 - National Champion Dylan Tavella begins his 2017 season right where he left off in2016- on the podium. The skilled pilot earned two podium finishes last week at the f ... Continue reading

Arrival of the first vessel of the year at the Port of Montreal - Awarding of the 178th Gold-Headed Cane in the spirit of the 2017 celebrations

Arrival of the first vessel of the year at the Port of Montreal - Awarding of the 178th Gold-Headed Cane in the spirit of the 2017 celebrations

MONTREAL, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon today presented the Gold-Headed Cane to Shipping Agent Denis Blondeau of SMK Tanker Agency, who accepted it on behalf of South Korean national Captain Danel Ju, master of the Chem Sirius, the first ocean-going vessel to ... Continue reading

News from Euro Commercials - Gavin Griffiths breaks new ground with fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Arocs

News from Euro Commercials - Gavin Griffiths breaks new ground with fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Arocs

[Header - Euro Commercials] Date: 4 January 2017 [Arocs 3248 - Gavin Griffiths (1)] Gavin Griffiths breaks new ground with fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Arocs So delighted was the Swansea-based Gavin Griffiths Group with its first Mercedes-Benz rigid truck that it promptly returned to South Wales Dealer Euro Commercials ... Continue reading

Rafael Peralta Cruises Through Acceptance Trials, Navy Prepares to Take Delivery

Rafael Peralta Cruises Through Acceptance Trials, Navy Prepares to Take Delivery

BATH, Maine, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) returned to the Bath Iron Works shipyard Dec. ... Continue reading

2016 Detrroit Auto Show ( NAIAS) to Livestream Full Lineup of AutoMobili-D Events

2016 Detrroit Auto Show ( NAIAS) to Livestream Full Lineup of AutoMobili-D Events

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today it will livestream all events at AutoMobili-D, Jan. ... Continue reading

Audi 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

Audi 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

HERNDON, Va.—Audi sales in the United States grew 4 percent in 2016 for a total of 210,213 vehicles, surpassing 2015 as the brand’s best annual performance. December 2016 sales increased 13.7 percent to 23,195 vehicles. ... Continue reading

Mazda US Auto Sales - December 2016 and Full-Year 2016 Sales

Mazda US Auto Sales - December 2016 and Full-Year 2016 Sales

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Wrapping up a year focused on long-term growth objectives, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported December U.S. sales of 28,754 vehicles, representing a decrease of 1.8 percent versus December of last year. ... Continue reading

Copart Announces Opening of First Location in Wyoming, Fourth Location in Colorado, and the Expansion of its Springfield, Missouri Location

Copart Announces Opening of First Location in Wyoming, Fourth Location in Colorado, and the Expansion of its Springfield, Missouri Location

DALLAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Copart, Inc. , a global online vehicle auction company, is proud to announce the addition of locations in Casper, Wyoming and Littleton, Colorado, along with the expansion of its location in Springfield, Missouri. ... Continue reading

Dexter Acquires Heavy and Light Duty Axle Assets from the IMT Group

Dexter Acquires Heavy and Light Duty Axle Assets from the IMT Group

ELKHART, Ind., Jan. 4, 2017 -- DexKo Global Inc., the global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear and chassis assemblies and related components, announced that Dexter has acquired the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets ... Continue reading

Lynx FBO Network, a Portfolio Company of The Sterling Group, Acquires Two New Locations

Lynx FBO Network, a Portfolio Company of The Sterling Group, Acquires Two New Locations

HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, today announced that its platform company, Lynx FBO Network, has completed two acquisitions at Anoka County-Blaine Airport serving the Minneapolis/St. ... Continue reading

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Michigan Classic Car Gatherings in Michigan Pre Show

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Michigan Classic Car Gatherings in Michigan Pre Show

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 4, 2017 -- LeMay – America's Car Museum (ACM), an entity of America's Automotive Trust (AAT), and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will celebrate our nation's motoring heritage at classic car gatherings throughout Michigan from January 4 to 6. ... Continue reading

Agero Awarded Subaru Gen2 Connected Vehicle Support Contract

Agero Awarded Subaru Gen2 Connected Vehicle Support Contract

MEDFORD, Mass.—Agero, Inc., a leading provider of vehicle and driver safety, security and information services, today announced the extension of its partnership with Subaru of America to provide enhanced connected vehicle services to Subaru Gen2 STARLINK motorists. Leveraging its core foundation rooted in telematics, ... Continue reading

Ally to Finance up to $600 Million of Retail Contracts for Carvana

Ally to Finance up to $600 Million of Retail Contracts for Carvana

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Ally Financial today announced an agreement to provide financing to support retail contracts from Carvana, one of the nation's fastest-growing online auto retailers. ... Continue reading

Angler Luke Dunkin joins Vision Wheel as brand ambassador

Angler Luke Dunkin joins Vision Wheel as brand ambassador

DECATUR, Ala., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Angler Luke Dunkin is joining Vision Wheel as a brand ambassador for the 2017 season, the aftermarket wheel company announced on Tuesday. ... Continue reading

APAC Tire Market to Grow at 8% Till 2021: TechSci Research Report

APAC Tire Market to Grow at 8% Till 2021: TechSci Research Report

NEW YORK, January 4, 2017 -- Continuously growing automobile sales and expanding vehicle fleet to drive Asia-Pacific tire market through 2021  According to recently released TechSci Research report, "Asia-Pacific Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021", the tire market in Asia-Pacific region is forecast to grow ... Continue reading

Apps That Lessen Worry: Liberty Mutual Insurance's Solaria Labs Unveils New Developer Portal to Benefit Auto Owners

Apps That Lessen Worry: Liberty Mutual Insurance's Solaria Labs Unveils New Developer Portal to Benefit Auto Owners

BOSTON, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Imagine choosing your driving route based on where you're least likely to have an accident.  Solaria Labs, the innovation incubator recently formed by Liberty Mutual Insurance has set out to make this a reality with a forthcoming open API developer portal that combines public data with proprie ... Continue reading

Autoliv at 2017 CES - Extra Pair of Eyes Support Real Life Safety for the Increased Road Traffic

Autoliv at 2017 CES - Extra Pair of Eyes Support Real Life Safety for the Increased Road Traffic

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 4, 2017 -- Autoliv is the leading automotive machine vision supplier, providing monocular, stereo and night vision systems solutions that support a range from 5-star solution for global vehicle safety rating to highly automated driving capability. Autoliv's vision algorithms are developed in-hous ... Continue reading

Autoliv at 2017 CES - Imagine Imaging Radars

Autoliv at 2017 CES - Imagine Imaging Radars

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 04, 2017 -- Autoliv, Inc. , the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is one of the leading automotive radar system suppliers. At 2017 CES, Autoliv shows the extended 77 GHz radar family enabling object detections all around the car. ... Continue reading

Autoliv Shows Advanced Positioning and ADAS Horizon Sensors in the Automotive Market at 2017 CES

Autoliv Shows Advanced Positioning and ADAS Horizon Sensors in the Automotive Market at 2017 CES

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 04, 2017 -- Autoliv, Inc. , the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is proud to announce the release of its 6th generation location and positioning module at the 2017 CES. Accurate and reliable positioning and localization are critical for today's vehicles containing advanced driver a ... Continue reading

Automotive News releases 2017 World Congress agenda

Automotive News releases 2017 World Congress agenda

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Automotive News today released the agenda for the 2017 Automotive News World Congress taking place January 10-11 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit. ... Continue reading

AVL North America Focuses On ADAS and Automated Driving at CES

AVL North America Focuses On ADAS and Automated Driving at CES

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 4, 2017 -- AVL announced today that it will be sponsoring the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) member lounge at CES® 2017 in the automotive area. ... Continue reading

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Will Have Autonomous Test Vehicles on the Roads by the Second Half of 2017

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Will Have Autonomous Test Vehicles on the Roads by the Second Half of 2017

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CES 2017: Automotive Grade Linux OTA Solution Ready for Renesas R-Car platform

CES 2017: Automotive Grade Linux OTA Solution Ready for Renesas R-Car platform

LAS VEGAS, January 4, 2017 -- Hagiwara Electric Co.,Ltd. from Japan and ATS Advanced Telematic Systems from Germany will demonstrate the integration of an open source-based over-the-air (OTA) software update solution into the Renesas R-Car platform. ... Continue reading

Cohu Experience, Axiom Space, Fun Academy, and Edge of Space Announce Joint Program Designed to Make Space Travel Accessible to Everyone

Cohu Experience, Axiom Space, Fun Academy, and Edge of Space Announce Joint Program Designed to Make Space Travel Accessible to Everyone

HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Cohu Experience, Axiom Space, Fun Academy, and Edge of Space today formally announced the opening of registration for participation in The Space Nation Astronaut Program, a training program and contest that gives everyone the opportunity to travel to space. ... Continue reading

Delphi Strengthens End-to-End Secure Software Capabilities with Acquisition of Movimento

Delphi Strengthens End-to-End Secure Software Capabilities with Acquisition of Movimento

GILLINGHAM, England, Jan. 4, 2017 -- With software and services playing an increasingly critical role in all areas of the automotive industry, Delphi Automotive PLC today announced it has acquired Movimento, a leading provider of Over-the-Air (OTA) software lifecycle and data management for the automotive sector. ... Continue reading

From Tunnel to Track, the AECOM-Arup Joint Venture Engineers New York City's Newest Subway Line

From Tunnel to Track, the AECOM-Arup Joint Venture Engineers New York City's Newest Subway Line

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The AECOM-Arup joint venture is celebrating the completion of the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway for the MTA. ... Continue reading

Frost & Sullivan Commends Streetline for Developing its Innovative Smart Parking Solution, the Hybrid Data Collection Platform

Frost & Sullivan Commends Streetline for Developing its Innovative Smart Parking Solution, the Hybrid Data Collection Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Based on its recent analysis of the smart parking technology market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Streetline with the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. ... Continue reading

Garmin® introduces essential live services with the new 2017 Garmin Drive product line

Garmin® introduces essential live services with the new 2017 Garmin Drive product line

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GE to Develop Competitive Financing to Stimulate Growth in Additive Manufacturing

GE to Develop Competitive Financing to Stimulate Growth in Additive Manufacturing

BOSTON—Today GE announced its GE Additive business will collaborate with GE Capital to sell and finance metal additive machines. Manufacturing companies will now have more ways to access transformative 3D printing technology, spurring growth in several critical industrial markets including medical, aerospace, automot ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Blind Spot Detection Market Growth of 24%, 2016-2020 with Autoliv, Bosch & Continental Dominating - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Blind Spot Detection Market Growth of 24%, 2016-2020 with Autoliv, Bosch & Continental Dominating - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Blind Spot Detection Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts the global automotive blind spot detection market to grow at a CAGR of 24.22% during the period 2016-2020. ... Continue reading

Global Piezoelectric Market Growth of 6%, 2016-2020 - Rising Opportunities for Piezoelectric Devices in Automotive Industry - Research and Markets

Global Piezoelectric Market Growth of 6%, 2016-2020 - Rising Opportunities for Piezoelectric Devices in Automotive Industry - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Piezoelectric Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts the global piezoelectric market to grow at a CAGR of 6.11% during the period 2016-2020. ... Continue reading

Goodwill® and Roadie Team Up To Pick Up And Deliver Donations Nationwide

Goodwill® and Roadie Team Up To Pick Up And Deliver Donations Nationwide

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, Inc. aims to make it easier for people to donate items they no longer use or need, from clothes to couches to dressers and bicycles. ... Continue reading

Green Hills Software to Showcase High Assurance Platforms for Automotive Cockpit with Renesas' R-Car

Green Hills Software to Showcase High Assurance Platforms for Automotive Cockpit with Renesas' R-Car

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- CES 2017, North Hall booth 3132 — Green Hills Software, the worldwide leader in high assurance operating systems, today announced an expanded collaboration with Renesas Electronics Corporation by delivering integrated automotive solutions and global customer adoption of the safe and secure ... Continue reading

Guests Can Continue Streaming Their Favorite Services on the Road Thanks to New In-Room TV Package at Miami Airport Marriott

Guests Can Continue Streaming Their Favorite Services on the Road Thanks to New In-Room TV Package at Miami Airport Marriott

MIAMI, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Whether visiting for business, leisure or holiday fun, travelers will find a variety of ways to revel during downtime at Miami Airport Marriott. ... Continue reading

HARMAN Demonstrates Advanced Connected Car Platform for Industry Leading Intelligent Cockpit

HARMAN Demonstrates Advanced Connected Car Platform for Industry Leading Intelligent Cockpit

LAS VEGAS—HARMAN International , the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today brought technology from concept to reality with the unveiling of its industry leading intelligent cockpit, powered by HARMAN’s compute platform, an end-to-end system that is an increasi ... Continue reading

HARMAN Introduces HARMAN Ignite, the First Fully-Integrated, Cloud-Based Platform for Developing, Managing and Operating In-Vehicle Applications

HARMAN Introduces HARMAN Ignite, the First Fully-Integrated, Cloud-Based Platform for Developing, Managing and Operating In-Vehicle Applications

LAS VEGAS—HARMAN , the premier connected technologies company for the automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today launched the HARMAN Ignite Platform, delivering its customers seamless management of connectivity, analytics, applications and devices in one place. The new solution largely applies to connected se ... Continue reading

HARMAN Raises the Bar with Smart Audio Solutions Designed to Shape the Future of In-Car Experience at CES 2017

HARMAN Raises the Bar with Smart Audio Solutions Designed to Shape the Future of In-Car Experience at CES 2017

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HARMAN Unveils the Ultimate In-Car Experience for Intelligent, Intuitive Autonomous Driving at CES 2017

HARMAN Unveils the Ultimate In-Car Experience for Intelligent, Intuitive Autonomous Driving at CES 2017

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Honda Teams With DreamWorks Animation to Create Virtual Reality "Honda Dream Drive" Experience

Honda Teams With DreamWorks Animation to Create Virtual Reality "Honda Dream Drive" Experience

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Honda announced today that it has collaborated with DreamWorks Animation to demonstrate a new augmented and virtual reality content and solutions test bed for the in-vehicle experience. ... Continue reading

ITRI Introduces Remotely-Operated Autonomous Drone (ROAD) at CES 2017, Booth #2015

ITRI Introduces Remotely-Operated Autonomous Drone (ROAD) at CES 2017, Booth #2015

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Ituran to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City

Ituran to Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City

AZOUR, Israel, January 4, 2017 -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. , announced today that it will be presenting at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference to be held between January 10 - 12, 2017 at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York. ... Continue reading

JBL® Stadium UB4100 Amplified Powersports Soundbar Outfits Off-Road Vehicles with Premium Weatherproof Audio System

JBL® Stadium UB4100 Amplified Powersports Soundbar Outfits Off-Road Vehicles with Premium Weatherproof Audio System

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Kelley Blue Book Announces 2017 Best Auto Tech Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2017 Best Auto Tech Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Where driving dynamics, comfort and safety are concerned, modern vehicles are steadily marching down a path toward parity. As such, technology has blossomed into one of the last great differentiators amongst competing models, and consumers agree. According to a recent Kelley Blue Book Br ... Continue reading

Maxim Announces Industry's First Remote Tuner Solution with Single Hardware Platform Supporting Worldwide Radio Standards for Automotive Applications

Maxim Announces Industry's First Remote Tuner Solution with Single Hardware Platform Supporting Worldwide Radio Standards for Automotive Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Using the remote tuner solution from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. , designers can significantly simplify the head unit design of a vehicle and reduce cables. ... Continue reading

MicroVision to Showcase the Capabilities of its New Display and 3D Sensing Engines at CES 2017

MicroVision to Showcase the Capabilities of its New Display and 3D Sensing Engines at CES 2017

LAS VEGAS—MicroVision, Inc. , a leader in innovative ultra-miniature projection display and sensing technology, today announced it is showcasing the capabilities of three display and sensing engines that the company plans to introduce in 2017 and 2018 at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2017. MicroVision announced ... Continue reading

Momentive Will Display Innovative Line of NXT* Silanes at 2017 Tire Technology Expo

Momentive Will Display Innovative Line of NXT* Silanes at 2017 Tire Technology Expo

WATERFORD, N.Y.—Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (“Momentive”) announced it will showcase its highly innovative NXT* silane products for use in tire manufacturing and processing at the 2017 Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany, held February 14 – 16. NXT silane, a thiocarboxylate functional silane, has ... Continue reading

Netradyne to Improve Driver and Road Safety Using NVIDIA Jetson TX1

Netradyne to Improve Driver and Road Safety Using NVIDIA Jetson TX1

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence and IoT systems, today announced that it's working with NVIDIA to enhance driver safety for commercial vehicles in the United States and India. Netradyne's Driveri™ IoT platform focuses on identifying, recognizing and rewarding positive driver ... Continue reading

ON Semiconductor License CEVA Imaging and Vision Platform for Automotive ADAS

ON Semiconductor License CEVA Imaging and Vision Platform for Automotive ADAS

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- CES 2017 – CEVA, Inc. , the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that ON Semiconductor has licensed CEVA's imaging and vision platform for its automotive advanced driver assistance (ADAS) product lines. ... Continue reading

Praxair Named to 2017 Corporate Equality Index with Perfect Score

Praxair Named to 2017 Corporate Equality Index with Perfect Score

DANBURY, Conn.—Praxair, Inc. has been named to the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) with a perfect score of 100 percent. Praxair satisfied all of CEI’s criteria and has been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices ... Continue reading

PR: Reckless Driving is a Crime in Virginia

PR: Reckless Driving is a Crime in Virginia

Dear Larry Nutson, For Immediate Release: January 04, 2017 Press Release: Reckless Driving is a Crime in Virginia Thomas M. Wilson, Attorney at Law, a traffic and criminal attorney in Charlottesville, Virginia provides information on the consequences of reckless driving in Virginia. View PDF Version: https://goo.gl/qZK ... Continue reading

Renesas Electronics Unveils Automotive Radar Solution to Bolster ADAS and Autonomous Driving Vehicles

Renesas Electronics Unveils Automotive Radar Solution to Bolster ADAS and Autonomous Driving Vehicles

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Renesas Electronics Corporation , a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its first RH850-based, 32-bit, automotive radar microcontroller (MCU) series, the RH850/V1R, that will deliver the high performance and features required for enabling future advanced driver as ... Continue reading

Research Reports Coverage on Aerospace Products & Services Stocks -- B/E Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Spirit AeroSystems, and Triumph

Research Reports Coverage on Aerospace Products & Services Stocks -- B/E Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Spirit AeroSystems, and Triumph

NEW YORK, January 4, 2017 -- On Tuesday, the NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,429.08, up 0.85%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.60% higher, to finish at 19,881.76; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,257.83, up 0.85%. Gains were broad based as eight out of nine sectors finished the trading session in green. Pre-mar ... Continue reading

Solera Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Autodata

Solera Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Autodata

WESTLAKE, Texas, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Solera Holdings, Inc., a global leader in data and software for the automotive, home ownership and digital identity management ecosystems, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Autodata, a leading provider of technical information and knowledge solutions ... Continue reading

Superior Industries to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference on January 11, 2017

Superior Industries to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference on January 11, 2017

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Superior Industries International, Inc. , the largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles in North America, today announced that Don Stebbins, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kerry Shiba, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will pre ... Continue reading

'The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run' to Complete its Journey to Detroit on Jan. 6

'The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run' to Complete its Journey to Detroit on Jan. 6

What: "The Drive Home II: The Heritage Run" is celebrating America's automotive heritage across six states in the Northeastern U.S. during a 12-day, 2,150-mile winter journey to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, and holding auto-themed get-togethers in many cities along the way. The group w ... Continue reading

TriLumina Collaborates with Analog Devices for Next Generation Flash LiDAR Illumination Module

TriLumina Collaborates with Analog Devices for Next Generation Flash LiDAR Illumination Module

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 4, 2017 -- TriLumina Corp. today announced a collaboration with Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) for a new integrated, solid-state illuminator module for automotive FLASH LiDAR systems. ... Continue reading

Visteon to Present at Deutsche Bank's 2017 Global Auto Industry Conference on Jan. 10

Visteon to Present at Deutsche Bank's 2017 Global Auto Industry Conference on Jan. 10

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Visteon Corporation , a leading global supplier of vehicle cockpit electronics, will present at Deutsche Bank's 2017 Global Auto Industry Conference at the MGM Grand in Detroit on Tuesday, Jan. ... Continue reading

Visteon Ushers In New Era of Automotive Infotainment With Next-Generation Phoenix™ Platform

Visteon Ushers In New Era of Automotive Infotainment With Next-Generation Phoenix™ Platform

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Visteon Corporation – a technology leader at the epicenter of the fast-growing automotive cockpit electronics segment – is introducing its next-generation Phoenix™ infotainment platform at CES® 2017 in Las Vegas. ... Continue reading

Year in Review: Bestpass Surpasses $450 Million in Toll Volume, Completes National Tolling Solution, and Adds 13 Employees in 2016

Year in Review: Bestpass Surpasses $450 Million in Toll Volume, Completes National Tolling Solution, and Adds 13 Employees in 2016

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Bestpass, Inc., a company that provides single-source payment and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, reached several significant milestones in 2016, including expanding toll coverage to include Oklahoma and completing the first truly national tolling solution for co ... Continue reading

INRIX OpenCar To Integrate Amazon Alexa Into Connected Vehicles

INRIX OpenCar To Integrate Amazon Alexa Into Connected Vehicles

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 4, 2017 -- INRIX, Inc., the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, today announced the integration of Amazon Alexa, the intelligent cloud based voice service, into the OpenCar platform for connected vehicles. ... Continue reading

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch

Lucid Motors Selects TomTom as Infotainment Partner for its First Vehicle Launch. ... Continue reading

Need A Job? AutoNation Announces Nationwide Talent Search

Need A Job? AutoNation Announces Nationwide Talent Search

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2017 -- AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it's holding a 1-day hiring event on January 10, 2017. ... Continue reading

TomTom Automotive Powers the Future of Driving

TomTom Automotive Powers the Future of Driving

82% of OEMs at CES are evaluating TomTom’s HD Maps for autonomous driving <link rel= ... Continue reading

December US Auto Sales Likely to Reach $53 Billion

December US Auto Sales Likely to Reach $53 Billion

SANTA MONICA, Calif.—ALG, the industry benchmark for determining the future resale value of a vehicle, projects U.S. revenue from new vehicle sales will reach $53 billion for the month of December, down 3.7 percent from a year ago on an unadjusted selling day basis and nearly flat on an adjusted selling basis at 0.2 ... Continue reading

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- General Motors sold 249,983 vehicles in December to individual or "retail" customers in the U.S., up more than 3 percent from last year. ... Continue reading

Toyota December 2016 and Year-End US Sales

Toyota December 2016 and Year-End US Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2016 sales of 243,229 vehicles, an increase of 2.0 percent from December 2015 on a volume basis. ... Continue reading

Ford U.S. December 2016 Auto Sales

Ford U.S. December 2016 Auto Sales

DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Company’s total December U.S. sales of 239,854 vehicles were up 0.3 percent. Retail sales increased 5 percent last month, with 183,454 vehicles sold – the company’s best December retail performance since 2004. ... Continue reading

2016 US FCA December and Full-Year Sales

2016 US FCA December and Full-Year Sales

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Ram Truck brand sales increase 10 percent compared with same month last year Sales of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica up 18 percent compared with previous month of November; the minivan's best sales month of 2016 Four Jeep® brand vehicles record sales increases in December; Jeep Rene ... Continue reading

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