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2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

2018 Ford Expedition Revealed - First Official Pictures and Specs +VIDEO

2018 Ford Expedition Revealed - First Official Pictures and Specs +VIDEO

2018 Ford Expedition Revealed - First Official Pictures and Specs ... Continue reading

Asbury Automotive Group Announces Record 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Financial Results

Asbury Automotive Group Announces Record 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Financial Results

DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. , one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., today reported net income for the fourth quarter 2016 of $67.1 million, or $3.08 per diluted share, compared to $41.1 million, or $1.64 per diluted share in the prior year quarter. ... Continue reading

Carvana Kicks Off 2017 by Launching Coin-Operated Car Vending Machine in Austin, Texas

Carvana Kicks Off 2017 by Launching Coin-Operated Car Vending Machine in Austin, Texas

Carvana Kicks Off 2017 by Launching Coin-Operated Car Vending Machine in Austin, Texas (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Carvana Kicks Off 2017 by Launching Coin-Operated Car Vending Machine in Austin, Texas (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Pr ... Continue reading

GM Financial Reports Full Year and December Quarter 2016 Operating Results

GM Financial Reports Full Year and December Quarter 2016 Operating Results

FORT WORTH, Texas—GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL COMPANY, INC. (“GM Financial” or the “Company”) announced net income of $254 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, compared to $131 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2016 was $754 million, compared ... Continue reading

GM Reports Record Full-Year Earnings Per Share

GM Reports Record Full-Year Earnings Per Share

DETROIT, Feb. 7, 2017 -- General Motors Co. ... Continue reading

Grand Dame of Fashion Iris Apfel to Set Sail on Cunard's 2017 Transatlantic Fashion Week

Grand Dame of Fashion Iris Apfel to Set Sail on Cunard's 2017 Transatlantic Fashion Week

VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, has today announced fashion royalty Iris Apfel will join its line-up of fashion icons set to sail onboard Queen Mary 2 for the cruise line's second annual Transatlantic Fashion Week (August 31 – September 7, 2017). At 95, Iris is a jet-setting celebrity k ... Continue reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Experience Amazing with a trio of tantalizing Lexus debuts at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto

MEDIA ADVISORY: Experience Amazing with a trio of tantalizing Lexus debuts at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto

Media Day: February 16, 2017 – 11:25 AM TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Visit the Lexus display at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto and discover the amazing experiences behind the wheel that await Canadian drivers this year. Highlights of the Lexus display include: The Lexus LF-FC Concept hydrogen-powere ... Continue reading

MVSC Files Federal Antitrust Lawsuit Against CDK Global, Inc.; The Reynolds and Reynolds Company; and Computerized Vehicle Registration, Inc.

MVSC Files Federal Antitrust Lawsuit Against CDK Global, Inc.; The Reynolds and Reynolds Company; and Computerized Vehicle Registration, Inc.

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Motor Vehicle Software Corporation ("MVSC") – a provider of electronic vehicle registration and titling services ("EVR") – announced today that it has filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles, CA, against CDK Global, Inc. ("CDK"), The Reynolds and Reynolds Com ... Continue reading

Penske Automotive Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

Penske Automotive Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Fourth Quarter 2016 Twelve Months 2016 -- Revenue Decreases 0.7% to $4.9 Billion, Excluding Foreign Exchange Increases 5.7% -- Revenue Increases 4.3% to $20.1 Billion, Excluding Foreign Exchange Increases 8.6% -- Same-Store Retail Revenue Decreases 3.8%, Excluding Foreign Exchan ... Continue reading

Strong Interest in Performance Products from Recaro Automotive Seating at the NAIAS 2017

Strong Interest in Performance Products from Recaro Automotive Seating at the NAIAS 2017

DETROIT, February 7, 2017 -- The Adient product group Recaro Automotive Seating announces a successful appearance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) For Adient , the world's largest supplier of automotive seats, and its product group Recaro Automotive Seating, NAIAS 2017 was a complete success: The s ... Continue reading

Ultimate Gift for the Gourmand: Four Seasons Presents a Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey Through Cuisines and Cultures Aboard the Four Seasons Private Jet

Ultimate Gift for the Gourmand: Four Seasons Presents a Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey Through Cuisines and Cultures Aboard the Four Seasons Private Jet

Four Seasons brings guests closer to the world's most exclusive culinary journey with all-new travel gift TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 -- It's often the gifts that don't fit in a box that are the most treasured. The opportunity to travel the world, expand our horizons, see and do things we've never done before – those are t ... Continue reading

Adient joins University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center as affiliate member

Adient joins University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center as affiliate member

DETROIT, Feb. 7, 2017 -- Adient , the world's largest global automotive seating supplier, today announced it has become an affiliate member of the University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center (MTC). The center is a research partnership of industry, government and academia that is laying the foundation for a ... Continue reading

Advance Auto Parts to Report 2016 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results on February 21, 2017

Advance Auto Parts to Report 2016 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results on February 21, 2017

ROANOKE, Va.—Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2016 fourth quarter and annual results before market open on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The Company will detail its results on a ... Continue reading

Automatic and American Family Insurance Announce Connected-Car Partnership

Automatic and American Family Insurance Announce Connected-Car Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO—Automatic, a leading provider of telematics solutions to businesses and consumers, is thrilled to announce a comprehensive partnership with American Family Insurance, using connected-car technology to help drivers stay safe and reduce their insurance costs. Under the partnership, Automatic will provide ... Continue reading

Automotive Grease Market Size Worldwide, Industry Trends, Production, Capacity Utilization and Supply Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Automotive Grease Market Size Worldwide, Industry Trends, Production, Capacity Utilization and Supply Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

PUNE, India, February 7, 2017 -- 2016 Industry Research Report on Automotive Grease Market is a depth research report on Automotive Grease Industry that would help to know the world's major regional market conditions of Automotive Grease industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc., and the ... Continue reading

Axalta Coating Systems Appoints a New distributor to Strengthen Its Powder Coating Supply Capability in Vietnam

Axalta Coating Systems Appoints a New distributor to Strengthen Its Powder Coating Supply Capability in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam—Axalta Coating Systems , a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has appointed Ocean Vietnam International Trading Co. Ltd. ... Continue reading

Bosch: shaping the transformation of the powertrain

Bosch: shaping the transformation of the powertrain

STUTTGART, Germany—Bosch estimates that nearly 20 million hybrids and electric vehicles will be produced in 2025. Bosch regards electromobility as an area of future importance. ... Continue reading

Driveline Electrification to Support OEMs Meet Stringent Emission and Fuel Efficiency Objectives

Driveline Electrification to Support OEMs Meet Stringent Emission and Fuel Efficiency Objectives

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 -- The market for electric and hybrid vehicles is experiencing strong double-digit growth due to favorable government policies, increasing incentives, declining lifetime ownership costs, and falling battery prices, all of which reduce the overall cost of the vehicle. ... Continue reading

FCA US Product Design Office Kicks Off Fifth Annual 2017 'Drive for Design' Contest

FCA US Product Design Office Kicks Off Fifth Annual 2017 'Drive for Design' Contest

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Drive for Design contest invites all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future $50,000 scholarship to Lawrence Technological University awarded to first-place winner Additional prizes include a two-week summer automotive design course ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Electronic Control Unit Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Driven by Introduction of Infotainment Systems in Mid & Mass Produced Segment - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Electronic Control Unit Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Driven by Introduction of Infotainment Systems in Mid & Mass Produced Segment - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Electronic Control Unit Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global automotive ECU market to grow at a CAGR of 7.4% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Internal Combustion Engine Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7%, 2017-2021 with Caterpillar, Cummins, Doosan Infracore, Hyundai Machinery & MAN Leading the Way - Research and Markets

Global Internal Combustion Engine Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7%, 2017-2021 with Caterpillar, Cummins, Doosan Infracore, Hyundai Machinery & MAN Leading the Way - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Internal Combustion Engine Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global internal combustion engine market to grow at a CAGR of 7% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal Preservation

Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal Preservation

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Inspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi – the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist – Honda today announced the establishment of the Honda Marine Science Foundation, a new initiative to address marine ecosystem restoration and the imp ... Continue reading

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Deploys Votiro's Exploit Neutralization Solution

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Deploys Votiro's Exploit Neutralization Solution

TEL AVIV, Israel, February 7, 2017 -- Votiro, a global leader in Secure Sanitization Gateways solutions, protecting organizations against zero-day exploits and other ongoing cyber threats, announced today that Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), a leader in the development and production of systems for defense and comme ... Continue reading

MotoAmerica's Wayne Rainey on Dave Despain - Feb 12, 2017

MotoAmerica's Wayne Rainey on Dave Despain - Feb 12, 2017

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MEDIA ALERT: MotoAmerica's Wayne Rainey and the expansion of US Motorcycle Road Racing in 2017 ...only on the Dave Despain Show Sunday Night, Feb 12, 2017 at 8:30 pm ET ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... Continue reading

Openbay Launches Subscription-Service Suite for Auto Repair Shops

Openbay Launches Subscription-Service Suite for Auto Repair Shops

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Today, Openbay, the online marketplace for auto repair, announces a suite of subscription services for automotive-service centers to address challenges of acquiring and retaining customers. While today’s consumers are increasingly buying products and services online, the auto-care industry hasn’t ... Continue reading

Purpose Over Profit: The Mission of Ontario's Largest Specialty Auto Loan Company, Auto Loan Solutions

Purpose Over Profit: The Mission of Ontario's Largest Specialty Auto Loan Company, Auto Loan Solutions

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - This past Christmas, Auto Loan Solutions made a very special call to a very special person. ... Continue reading

SID Launches New Market Focus Conference, Reflecting Displays' Escalating Global Role In Automotive Innovation

SID Launches New Market Focus Conference, Reflecting Displays' Escalating Global Role In Automotive Innovation

CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 -- Capitalizing on the rapid growth in automotive displays, the Society for Information Display (SID) today announced the first-ever Automotive Display Market Focus Conference. ... Continue reading

Team Koene USA Primed and Ready for Florida Winter Tour Round Two

Team Koene USA Primed and Ready for Florida Winter Tour Round Two

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Tenneco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results

Tenneco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results

Tenneco expects total revenue growth of 5% in 2017. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Tenneco expects total revenue growth of 5% in 2017. ... Continue reading

Tire Sales in Somalia to Cross 100,000 Units by 2022: Says TechSci Research Report

Tire Sales in Somalia to Cross 100,000 Units by 2022: Says TechSci Research Report

NEW YORK, February 7, 2017 -- Anticipated revival of economy and increasing government initiatives to drive Somalia tire market through 2022  According to TechSci Research report, "Somalia Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2022", the country's tire market is projected to witness unit sales of more than 100,000 uni ... Continue reading

Top 10 Automotive Technologies to Reach $139.02 Billion By 2021: Rise in Demand of Luxury Vehicles & Luxury Features in Car - Research and Markets

Top 10 Automotive Technologies to Reach $139.02 Billion By 2021: Rise in Demand of Luxury Vehicles & Luxury Features in Car - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Top 10 Automotive Technologies Market" report to their offering. The top 10 automotive technologies are projected to grow at a CAGR of 17.35%, to reach a market size of USD 139.02 Billion by 2021. ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show News - Lexus LS and LC Cruise into the Windy City

2017 Chicago Auto Show News - Lexus LS and LC Cruise into the Windy City

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2017 -- Following its global debut last month, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS is coming to the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place, Feb. ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica and 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Named Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News

2017 Chrysler Pacifica and 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Named Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2017 -- 2017 Chrysler Pacifica named Best Minivan for the Money by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice All-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider named Best Sports Car for the Money Covering 20 automotive categories, the awards highlight vehicles that provide co ... Continue reading

2018 Dodge Durango SRT At 2017 Chicago Auto Show

2018 Dodge Durango SRT At 2017 Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2017 -- New 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the most powerful three-row SUV with its 475-horsepower legendary 392-cubic-inch HEMI® V-8 engine Fastest and most capable three-row SUV with a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)–certified quarter-mile time of 12.9 seconds and capable of 0-60 miles per hour (mp ... Continue reading

2017 Worldwide Car Sales Prediction From Scotia Bank

2017 Worldwide Car Sales Prediction From Scotia Bank

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 Canadian auto sales are expected to edge down to 1.94 million units in 2017, coming off four consecutive record years. ... Continue reading

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Mazda3 Grand Touring By John Heilig

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Mazda3 Grand Touring By John Heilig

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Mazda3 Grand Touring By John Heilig ... Continue reading

British Manufacturer Behind Mono Supercar Officially Launches BAC USA

British Manufacturer Behind Mono Supercar Officially Launches BAC USA

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has officially launched BAC USA Inc., as the British maker of the One-of-a-Kind Mono supercar expands its operations in North America. Having previously worked with distribution partners, BAC will now roll out a direct Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) strategy to bring factory assem ... Continue reading

Alpine Passion Through The Years at 42nd RETROMOBILE

Alpine Passion Through The Years at 42nd RETROMOBILE

Groupe Renault is pleased to confirm Alpine’s participation in the 42nd Retromobile at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris. Just days away from the global unveil of the brand’s eagerly-anticipated new sports car that will go on sale this year, Alpine aficionados and car connoisseurs alike will have t ... Continue reading

PREVIEW - C-Aircross Concept: The Compact SUV By Citroën

PREVIEW - C-Aircross Concept: The Compact SUV By Citroën

LONDON - February 7, 2017: Exactly one month ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Citroën has revealed its C-Aircross Concept, which offers a new vision of the compact SUV. With its original design and strong identity, this new concept embodies Citroën's capacity to be different, whatever the segment. ... Continue reading

U.S. News Announces the 2017 Best Cars for the Money

U.S. News Announces the 2017 Best Cars for the Money

U.S. News & World Report announced their version of 2017 Best Cars for the Money. ... Continue reading

SmartDrive Announces 5x Growth Over Prior Three Years, Proves Video Safety with Actionable Intelligence is the "Must Have" Investment for Fleets

SmartDrive Announces 5x Growth Over Prior Three Years, Proves Video Safety with Actionable Intelligence is the "Must Have" Investment for Fleets

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced business results and operating highlights for its revised fiscal year reporting period now ended December 31, 2016. ... Continue reading

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