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A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

A Close-up Look at Classic Alfa Romeo +VIDEO

By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, New York Bureau The Auto Channel From the late 1920s through the 1930s, Alfa Romeo was the preeminent sports car in the world. Alfas won Le Mans four consecutive years from 1931-34 and the Mille Miglia an astounding ten times in eleven years from 1928-38! At the Simeone Automotive Museum ... Continue reading

Alfa Romeo Celebrates a Century of Wins and World Records - 3 GREAT VIDEOS

Alfa Romeo Celebrates a Century of Wins and World Records - 3 GREAT VIDEOS

TURIN, Italy - June 22, 2010: This Thursday, Alfa Romeo will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on 24 June. Very few other auto marker's have reached such a prestigious goal, and the circle is even smaller considering the marketing successes and the racing wins that Alfa Romeo has conquered worldwide. Celebrating Alf ... Continue reading

Toyota North America Names Tim Morrison Vice President, Corporate Communications

Toyota North America Names Tim Morrison Vice President, Corporate Communications

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 6, 2017 -- Tim Morrison has been named vice president, corporate communications for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). He is responsible for executive, internal and marketing communications; digital and social media channels and content; media relations; stakeholder relations; and policy communicatio ... Continue reading

AAMCO Franchise Named One Of 2017's Top Franchises By America's Best Franchises

AAMCO Franchise Named One Of 2017's Top Franchises By America's Best Franchises

HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 6, 2017 -- AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. ("AAMCO"), franchisor of the world's largest branded chain of transmission specialists and an industry leader in total car care services, announced today it was named one of the 2017 Top 100 Franchises by America's Best Franchises. ... Continue reading

AMSOIL Introduces New Diesel Oils to Exceed Updated API CK-4 Requirements

AMSOIL Introduces New Diesel Oils to Exceed Updated API CK-4 Requirements

http://i603.photobucket.com/albums/tt117/courtneykeiser/amsoil.jpg FOR RELEASE FEB. 6, 2017 AMSOIL Introduces New Diesel Oils to Exceed Updated API CK-4 Requirements   AMSOIL has introduced two new diesel oil product lines designed to deliver exceptional engine protection, reduced wear and prolonged vehicle and equi ... Continue reading

Automotive Aftermarket for Top 10 Components Worth 302.64 Billion USD by 2021

Automotive Aftermarket for Top 10 Components Worth 302.64 Billion USD by 2021

PUNE, India, February 6, 2017 -- The report "Automotive Aftermarket for Top 10 Components (Tire, Fluid, Filter, Battery, Brake, Collision Body, Lighting, Spark Plug, Telematics, Bearings), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car & Commercial Vehicle), and Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2021", published by Markets and Marke ... Continue reading

Auto Parts Stocks Under Scanner -- Johnson Controls, BorgWarner, Delphi Automotive, and Gentex

Auto Parts Stocks Under Scanner -- Johnson Controls, BorgWarner, Delphi Automotive, and Gentex

NEW YORK, February 6, 2017 -- On Friday, February 03, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,666.77, up 0.54%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.94% higher, to finish at 20,071.46; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,297.42, advancing 0.73%. Gains were broad based as all nine sectors ended the day in ... Continue reading

BWD Automotive Releases 242 New Part Numbers

BWD Automotive Releases 242 New Part Numbers

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2017 -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 242 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line. ... Continue reading

Cinemo and DENSO Collaborate to Deliver Optimum In-Vehicle Infotainment

Cinemo and DENSO Collaborate to Deliver Optimum In-Vehicle Infotainment

KARLSRUHE, Germany, February 6, 2017 -- DENSO's next generation high-end infotainment platform to integrate Cinemo Unified Middleware  Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, has announced that DENSO, a leading suppl ... Continue reading

Demand From the Electric Vehicles Market Pushes Alternative Fuel and Energy

Demand From the Electric Vehicles Market Pushes Alternative Fuel and Energy

NEW YORK, February 6, 2017 -- A research report published by Allied Market Research indicates that Global Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Vehicle Market is expected to garner $614 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 12.9% during the forecast period 2016-2022. Alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles (AFHVs) run on fuels oth ... Continue reading

Drone-Powered Business Solutions Market Worth $84.31 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

Drone-Powered Business Solutions Market Worth $84.31 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 6, 2017 -- The global drone-powered business solutions market size is anticipated to reach USD 84.31 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Drones have now moved past the hobby realm and are increasingly being used for a wide range of applications. Businesses a ... Continue reading

General Dynamics Awarded Navy's Command N6 IT Support Contract

General Dynamics Awarded Navy's Command N6 IT Support Contract

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 6, 2017 -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics , was awarded the Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) N6 Information Technology Support contract to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and CNIC. ... Continue reading

Global Aftermarket for Engine Oil in Passenger Cars to Grow 3.21% 2016-2020: Driven by Growing Use of Synthetic Oils in APAC - Research and Markets

Global Aftermarket for Engine Oil in Passenger Cars to Grow 3.21% 2016-2020: Driven by Growing Use of Synthetic Oils in APAC - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Aftermarket for Engine Oil in Passenger Cars 2016-2020" report to their offering. The global aftermarket for engine oil in passenger cars to grow at a CAGR of 3.21% during the period 2016-2020. ... Continue reading

Lear Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Grupo Antolin's Automotive Seating Business

Lear Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Grupo Antolin's Automotive Seating Business

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 6, 2017 -- Lear Corporation , a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Grupo Antolin's automotive seating business. Grupo Antolin's seating business is headquartered in France with sales and opera ... Continue reading

New HAVOC 124SS Model Launched at Easyriders Expo. Introductory Price $45,000

New HAVOC 124SS Model Launched at Easyriders Expo. Introductory Price $45,000

CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island and BUCKNER, Ky., Feb. 6, 2017 -- The Havoc Motorcycles (havoc-motorcycles.com) and Wild West Motor Company (wildwestmc.com) partnership launched an exciting new model at the Easyriders V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati on 28-29 January, named the "Havoc 124SS". The motorcycle's hand-crafte ... Continue reading

News from Mercedes-Benz Trucks - Mercedes-Benz wins National Apprenticeship Award

News from Mercedes-Benz Trucks - Mercedes-Benz wins National Apprenticeship Award

[cid:image006.jpg@01D27FB4.8A0E4EC0] Date: 6 February 2017 [cid:image003.jpg@01D27FB4.73762890] Starting out: Another crop of young people receive instruction from Apprentice Trainer Gary Dennis at the Mercedes-Benz Training Academy in Milton Keynes Mercedes-Benz wins National Apprenticeship Award The pioneering commit ... Continue reading

Osram Acquires Lighting Services Provider Maneri-Agraz

Osram Acquires Lighting Services Provider Maneri-Agraz

WILMINGTON, Mass. & MUNICH—Osram has strengthened its service business in the U.S. and acquired the business operations of Houston, Texas-based Maneri-Agraz Enterprises, a national provider of energy-efficient lighting solutions in commercial and industrial facilities. ... Continue reading

Papa John's dragster is quickest ever, Capps second quickest with NAPA

Papa John's dragster is quickest ever, Capps second quickest with NAPA

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Pritchett, Papa John's dragster posts quickest run in history; reigning champ Capps, NAPA team second best in Funny Car CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. ... Continue reading

The North American automotive composites market is expected to reach $3.5 billion by 2021

The North American automotive composites market is expected to reach $3.5 billion by 2021

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 6, 2017 -- According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the North American automotive composites market is expected to reach an estimated $3.5 billion by 2021 and it is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2016 to 2021. ... Continue reading

TransMedia Group To Show How Conveniently Travelers Can Secure and Access Glasses and Cell Phones With The TravelEyez™ Pouch Attached to Bag or Purse Straps

TransMedia Group To Show How Conveniently Travelers Can Secure and Access Glasses and Cell Phones With The TravelEyez™ Pouch Attached to Bag or Purse Straps

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 6, 2017 -- TransMedia Group said it was retained to show how often the best ideas are simplest solutions like the TravelEyez™ pouch that attaches easily to bag or purse straps so travelers and people on the go will never search for glasses, cell phones or passports again. ... Continue reading

Turkish Airlines, Flying to More Countries than any Other Airline in the World, Meets Hundreds of Millions of Viewers with its New Commercial Starring Oscar-winner Actor Morgan Freeman

Turkish Airlines, Flying to More Countries than any Other Airline in the World, Meets Hundreds of Millions of Viewers with its New Commercial Starring Oscar-winner Actor Morgan Freeman

ISTANBUL, February 6, 2017 -- Turkish Airlines launches its new commercial starring Oscar-winner actor Morgan Freeman  Turkish Airlines, the winner of the "Best Airline in Europe" award for the last six years in a row given by the most respected global airline passenger survey organization, Skytrax, debuted its new co ... Continue reading

U-Haul Migration Trends: Kamloops Tops Canadian Growth Cities of 2016

U-Haul Migration Trends: Kamloops Tops Canadian Growth Cities of 2016

PHOENIX and KAMLOOPS, British Columbia, Feb. 6, 2017 -- Kamloops headlines the list of Canadian Growth Cities as U-Haul International, Inc. presents its 2016 migration trends reports. ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars and Tablet Hotels Open Secluded Get Away Lodge in the Swedish Mountains

Volvo Cars and Tablet Hotels Open Secluded Get Away Lodge in the Swedish Mountains

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 6, 2017 -- Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and luxury hotel curator Tablet Hotels are launching a Get Away Lodge in Northern Sweden; a peaceful retreat for people wanting to reconnect with their passions in life. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:http://www.multivu.com/playe ... Continue reading

Volvo Receives Order for Eight Electric Buses to Harrogate in the UK

Volvo Receives Order for Eight Electric Buses to Harrogate in the UK

ESKILSTUNA, Sweden, Feb 06, 2017 --  The Harrogate Bus Company, owned by Transdev Blazefield, buys eight electric buses from Volvo. The vehicles will operate in Harrogate, 90 km northeast of Manchester. ... Continue reading

WWII Tuskegee Airman Colonel Charles McGee Packs Them in at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor to Commemorate African American History Month

WWII Tuskegee Airman Colonel Charles McGee Packs Them in at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor to Commemorate African American History Month

HONOLULU, Feb. 6, 2017 -- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and 400 guests paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and the vital role they played during World War II with a special "WWII Tuskegee Airman Hangar Talk" by decorated WWII Tuskegee Airman Pilot Colonel Charles McGee. ... Continue reading

2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon Off-road Capability

2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon Off-road Capability

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 6, 2017 -- Increased 4x4 capability and protection from the most rugged terrain, courtesy of a front axle upgrade, enhanced off-road rock rails and heavy-duty cast differential covers New 17-inch Low Gloss Granite Crystal-painted aluminum wheels, optional body color fender flares and unique re ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-9 Price $31,520 Starting MSRP

2017 Mazda CX-9 Price $31,520 Starting MSRP

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 -- Mazda CX-9 is the epitome of having your cake and eating it too. ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition At Chicago Auto Show

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition At Chicago Auto Show

CYPRESS, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will unveil a Limited Edition trim level for the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport at the Chicago Auto Show. ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show Media Preview Event Details

Chicago Auto Show Media Preview Event Details

CHICAGO, The Chicago Auto Show has never lost sight of its biggest asset: the consumer. ... Continue reading

Watch Why Alfa Romeo, Lexus Win the Attention of Car Shoppers During Super Bowl LI +VIDEO

Watch Why Alfa Romeo, Lexus Win the Attention of Car Shoppers During Super Bowl LI +VIDEO

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 -- While a familiar team may have walked off the field as the big winner of Super Bowl LI, all-new vehicles attracted the most attention of car shoppers on Edmunds, the leading car shopping and information platform. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's,

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's,

NHTSA RECALL RECAP : February 6, 2017: Kia; Chevrolet; Nissan; Maserati; BMW; RV's, ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder - How Did It Drive Steve? +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Pathfinder - How Did It Drive Steve? +VIDEO

2017 NISSAN PATHFINDER Driving Impressions We spent a few days behind the wheel of the new the 2017 NISSAN PATHFINDER ... Continue reading

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