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Civil Maps’ Atlas DevKit Enables High Quality, Low-cost Localization, and Geospatial Data Collection in Real-time

Civil Maps’ Atlas DevKit Enables High Quality, Low-cost Localization, and Geospatial Data Collection in Real-time

SAN FRANCISCO—Civil Maps, a developer of cognition systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced the release of the Atlas DevKit platform, a hardware and software offering that enables the low-cost, real-time creation and conversion of sensor data into 3D semantic map data. The reference kit, a car-mounted hardwar ... Continue reading

Global $8.70 Billion Automated Guided Vehicles Market Forecasts from 2017 to 2022 with Daifuku, Swisslog, Terex, DEMATIC, and BEUMER Dominating - Research and Markets

Global $8.70 Billion Automated Guided Vehicles Market Forecasts from 2017 to 2022 with Daifuku, Swisslog, Terex, DEMATIC, and BEUMER Dominating - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automated Guided Vehicles Market - Forecasts from 2017 to 2022" report to their offering. Global Automated Guided Vehicle Market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.06% over the forecast period to reach US$8.706 billion by 2022. ... Continue reading

Goodyear Shares Concepts, Technology for Urban Mobility at Geneva International Motor Show

Goodyear Shares Concepts, Technology for Urban Mobility at Geneva International Motor Show

GENEVA, March 7, 2017 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company  showcased several new and emerging technologies in its latest concept tires imagined for the future of the automotive industry this week at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show. In the evolving mobility ecosystem, defined by the transition to driverless ... Continue reading

How Much is Your Car Actually Costing You Each Year? Figure it Out with the New RepairPal Cost Index

How Much is Your Car Actually Costing You Each Year? Figure it Out with the New RepairPal Cost Index

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2017 -- RepairPal.com, the nation's number one car resource website, is taking consumer knowledge one step further with the launch of the RepairPal Cost Index, a new tool designed to help people understand how much their car repairs will cost them over the long haul. Have you ever wished you cou ... Continue reading

Sikorsky Announces Ab Initio Pilot Training with Bristow Group

Sikorsky Announces Ab Initio Pilot Training with Bristow Group

DALLAS, March 7, 2017 -- Sikorsky and Bristow Group today announced that they are working to enter into a long-term agreement that establishes Bristow as Sikorsky's preferred supplier for ab initio pilot training for Sikorsky aircraft customers at Bristow Academy. The announcement came at the 2017 Helicopter Associati ... Continue reading

TrueCar Hires Industry Veteran and Online Automotive Pioneer Michael Darrow to Lead OEM Development

TrueCar Hires Industry Veteran and Online Automotive Pioneer Michael Darrow to Lead OEM Development

Michael Darrow, EVP OEM Development (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Michael Darrow, EVP OEM Development (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SANTA MONICA, Calif.—TrueCar, Inc. announced today ... Continue reading

Wheels Up Honored as Aviation Week's 2017 Laureate for Business Aviation

Wheels Up Honored as Aviation Week's 2017 Laureate for Business Aviation

NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 -- Wheels Up, the fastest growing membership-based private aviation company, was recently recognized by Aviation Week as the 2017 winner of the Laureate for Business Aviation Award. The award recognizes excellence in business aviation and honors Wheels Up for its rapid growth from a "disruptive ... Continue reading

Yourtyres.co.uk recommends: prepare for the upcoming season in good time, and be smart about stocking up

Yourtyres.co.uk recommends: prepare for the upcoming season in good time, and be smart about stocking up

HANOVER, Germany—Yourtyres.co.uk, the online wholesale shop from Delticom, Europe’s largest tyre dealer, recommends that specialist tyre stores and vehicle businesses stock up on summer and all-season tyres in plenty of time for the upcoming season. “Tyre dealers and workshops should be thinking about brand trend ... Continue reading

Geneva Motor Show: Pirelli launches colored tires and an intelligent tire, which interacts with its driver

Geneva Motor Show: Pirelli launches colored tires and an intelligent tire, which interacts with its driver

. As was the case with the Cinturato radial tires of the 1950s and the ultra low profile P Zero of the 1980s, Pirelli ushers in a new era of tire-making. ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars Reveals New XC60 Premium SUV

Volvo Cars Reveals New XC60 Premium SUV

The new car replaces Volvo's highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. ... Continue reading

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Kia Reveals Stinger, Picanto and Two Plug-in Hybrids +VIDEO

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Kia Reveals Stinger, Picanto and Two Plug-in Hybrids +VIDEO

Kia Motors unveils four new models: the new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its European premiere, alongside the all-new Kia Picanto city car, which makes its global debut. Advanced powertrain technology features in two other new Kia models on show for the first time, the Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optim ... Continue reading

AAMCO Franchise Recognizes Longest-Tenured Franchisee for 50-Year Anniversary

AAMCO Franchise Recognizes Longest-Tenured Franchisee for 50-Year Anniversary

HORSHAM, Pa., March 7, 2017 -- AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care services, proudly recognizes its longest-tenured franchisee, Bill Harrison, for his remarkable 50-year anniversary with the brand. On March 11, 1967, Harrison signed his first franchise agreement to ... Continue reading

Ituran to Realize Capital Gain of $2.5m From Bringg Investment

Ituran to Realize Capital Gain of $2.5m From Bringg Investment

AZOUR, Israel, March 7, 2017 -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. , today announced following an investment round in one of its early stage mobility technology holdings, Bringg, Ituran will realize a non-cash capital gain in the first quarter amounting to $2.5 million. ... Continue reading

Milestone Aviation Helicopter Fleet Value Surpasses $4 Billion

Milestone Aviation Helicopter Fleet Value Surpasses $4 Billion

DALLAS, March 7, 2017 -- Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), the global leader in helicopter leasing, wrote $1 billion in leases and letters of intent in 2016, and the value of its helicopter fleet has now surpassed $4 billion. Recent successful transactions serving emergency medical services as well as th ... Continue reading

Best Car Buying or Selling App Experience or Mobile Web To Copy Cat With Money - Cars.com Copied All Shopping Tools From TACH

Best Car Buying or Selling App Experience or Mobile Web To Copy Cat With Money - Cars.com Copied All Shopping Tools From TACH

CHICAGO, March 7, 2017 -- Cars.com has received AUTO Connected CAR News' award for "Best Car Buying or Selling App Experience or Mobile Web." The publication's annual Tech CARS Awards' honor was given for receiving the most votes. "We're incredibly proud to be named the Best Car Buying or Selling App Experience or Mobi ... Continue reading

Ford Sales in China Rise in February; Edge, Taurus and Performance Vehicles Remain Strong

Ford Sales in China Rise in February; Edge, Taurus and Performance Vehicles Remain Strong

SHANGHAI—Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 64,641 vehicles in February, up 2 percent compared to February 2016. Sales in the first two months for Ford, including JVs Changan Ford Automobile and Jiangling Motor Corporation, totaled more than 153,000 vehicles, a 21 percent decrease. ... Continue reading

U.S. News and World Announces Their Choice For 2017 Best Cars for Families

U.S. News and World Announces Their Choice For 2017 Best Cars for Families

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017U.S. News & World Report announced the 2017 Best Cars for Families. U.S. News selected 18 vehicles that boast a winning combination of top safety ratings and family-friendly features. ... Continue reading

All-New Zero-Emissions-Capable London Taxi Tested to Extremes in Arctic Circle

All-New Zero-Emissions-Capable London Taxi Tested to Extremes in Arctic Circle

extreme testing programme the all-new electric black cab is undergoing.These checks seek to guarantee that the vehicle will always start, perform and enjoy class-leading electric battery powered range in the harshest of temperatures. ... Continue reading

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Audi Presents 6 New Sporty Models, Including 3 CNG-Hybrids

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Audi Presents 6 New Sporty Models, Including 3 CNG-Hybrids

Making their world premieres are the Audi Q8 sport concept, which is powered by a 3.0 TFSI V6 engine with a mild hybrid system, and the new RS 5 Coupé*, the Gran Turismo of RS models. Its counterpart in motorsport, the Audi RS 5 DTM, is starting the new season with over 500 hp of power. ... Continue reading

2017 Geneva Motor Show - All-New Lexus LS 500h Makes World Debut

2017 Geneva Motor Show - All-New Lexus LS 500h Makes World Debut

The 2018 Lexus LS 500h, the full hybrid version of Lexus’ new flagship sedan, was unveiled today in Geneva. The model, which follows the world premiere of the twin-turbo gas V6-powered LS 500 at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, is a further manifestation of how Lexus has reimagined ... Continue reading

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Honda Civic Type R Makes Global Debut

2017 Geneva Motor Show - Honda Civic Type R Makes Global Debut

Honda today took the wraps off one of the most anticipated models in its history with the unveiling of the production 2017 Civic Type R at the Geneva Motor Show. The long-awaited Civic Type R, slated to go on sale in the U.S. in late spring with an MSRP in the mid-$30k range, is the first ever Type R-badged Honda to be ... Continue reading

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Italdesign Press Conference 7AM EST +VIDEO

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Italdesign Press Conference 7AM EST +VIDEO

After announcing the launch of the new "Italdesign Automobili Speciali" brand, the Moncalieri-based company presents its first ultra-limited series car with only five units to be built by the end of 2017. Intended for collectors and visionary enthusiasts, it combines racing car features and performance alongside type-a ... Continue reading

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Volkswagen Press Conference 4:15AM EST +VIDEO

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Volkswagen Press Conference 4:15AM EST +VIDEO

The new Volkswagen Arteon celebrates its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show Volkswagen is enhancing its model line-up with an avant-garde gran turismo: the new Arteon. ... Continue reading

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Premiere 3AM EST +VIDEO

Geneva Motor Show 2017 - Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Premiere 3AM EST +VIDEO

At the center of the Mercedes-Benz presentation at this year's Geneva Motor Show is the world premiere of the E-Class Cabriolet. The open four-seater is the fifth member of the successful model range. ... Continue reading

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