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Advanced technologies from Magna contribute to the new Maserati Levante

Advanced technologies from Magna contribute to the new Maserati Levante

Technologies deliver safety and performance features EYERIS® electronic vision system with 360-degree surround view Fast-reacting Actimax™ transfer case SAILAUF, Germany, March 8, 2017 - Magna International Inc. announced today it is supplying camera-based driver assistance systems and all-wheel-drive components in ... Continue reading

Alex Tagliani to announce new sponsors on Saturday for 2017 NASCAR Pinty's Series (13)

Alex Tagliani to announce new sponsors on Saturday for 2017 NASCAR Pinty's Series (13)

TAGLIANI AUTOSPORT For immediate release Alex Tagliani to unveil new car sponsors for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty's Series season at the Toronto Motorama Show Toronto, March 8, 2017 - Driver Alex Tagliani will unveil his new racecar this Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Show and ... Continue reading

Automotive Parts Suppliers Slated to Gather for 24th Annual Conference

Automotive Parts Suppliers Slated to Gather for 24th Annual Conference

CLEVELAND—More than 150 industry leaders are expected to attend the Automotive Parts Suppliers Conference, the premier event for companies supplying to the automotive industry, when it convenes for the 24th time in Troy, Michigan, on April 25-26, 2017. The annual event, hosted by the Precision Metalforming Associatio ... Continue reading

Aviall Extends Distribution Agreement for Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Parts

Aviall Extends Distribution Agreement for Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Parts

DALLAS, March 8, 2017 -- Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has extended its exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Rolls-Royce to provide spare parts product support for Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines. The global agreement, which extends to December 31, 2026, includes Aviall's distr ... Continue reading

Bracket Bash Continues in 2017 with New Sponsor Edelbrock

Bracket Bash Continues in 2017 with New Sponsor Edelbrock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bracket Bash Continues in 2017 with New Sponsor Edelbrock PITTSBORO, N.C. (March 8, 2017): The Bracket Bash category the PDRA instituted in 2016 was popular with series followers and local racers, alike. The class will continue in 2017 with exciting new changes. ... Continue reading

Braun Automotive Introduces The Power Woolie X

Braun Automotive Introduces The Power Woolie X

ALBERTSON, N.Y., March 8, 2017 -- Welcome The Power Woolie X, an exciting addition to Braun Automotive's line of Wheel Woolies® finely crafted detailing brushes made in the U.S.A. for the automobile enthusiast! Power Woolies are the safest and most effective way to clean vehicles, as well as the perfect go-to-tool for ... Continue reading

Electro-hydraulic, IIoT-enabled Products Drive Growth for Industrial Hydraulic Equipment

Electro-hydraulic, IIoT-enabled Products Drive Growth for Industrial Hydraulic Equipment

SANTA CLARA, California, March 9, 2017 -- Smart, energy-efficient, electro-hydraulic products that offer improved control and flexibility, and support communication gateways are in high demand as end users in the manufacturing landscape actively explore the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform. To boost uptak ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Composites Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.02%, 2017-2021 with Cytec Solvay, Mitsubishi Rayon, SGL Group, Teijin & Toray Industries Dominating - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Composites Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.02%, 2017-2021 with Cytec Solvay, Mitsubishi Rayon, SGL Group, Teijin & Toray Industries Dominating - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Composites Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global automotive composites market to grow at a CAGR of 9.02% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Sunroof Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2022 - By Material & Vehicle Type - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Sunroof Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2022 - By Material & Vehicle Type - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Sunroof Market Analysis 2016 - Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. The report contains up to date financial data derived from varied research sources to present unique and reliable analysis. ... Continue reading

Harley-Davidson Joins Pendleton Bike Week

Harley-Davidson Joins Pendleton Bike Week

PENDLETON, Ore., March 8, 2017 -- Pendleton Bike Week organizers announced today that Harley-Davidson Motor Company is now the title sponsor of Pendleton Bike Week 2017, July 19-23 in Pendleton, Oregon. Harley-Davidson will have two factory demo trucks onsite so riders can experience the performance of the company's fu ... Continue reading

Hungary Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021 - Research and Markets

Hungary Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Hungary Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021" report to their offering. Hungary tire market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 9% during 2016-2021, on account of growing demand for passenger car and commercial vehicle tires in the country. ... Continue reading

J.R. Todd, Paul Lee, Jerry Emmons, Mike Rice, Alan Prusiensky, and Alan Reinhart on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro

J.R. Todd, Paul Lee, Jerry Emmons, Mike Rice, Alan Prusiensky, and Alan Reinhart on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro

Kalitta Motorsports drivers and Lucas Oil Series controversy highlight this week's WFO Radio NHRA Nitro. ... Continue reading

MSC Cruises Launches Fleetwide, Game-Changing Digital Innovation Program MSC for Me

MSC Cruises Launches Fleetwide, Game-Changing Digital Innovation Program MSC for Me

GENEVA, March 8, 2017 -- Today, at leading travel show ITB Berlin, MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise line, unveiled its fleet-wide digital innovation program, MSC for Me. After spending the past three years working with more than eleven of the world's leading digital, tech and behavioral science e ... Continue reading

NABC Offers Free Virtual Reality Distracted Driving Toolkits

NABC Offers Free Virtual Reality Distracted Driving Toolkits

[cid:image001.png@01D297B7.51DA8350] MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Kimbriel - 520-548-2000 Kim@KimbrielMarketing.com<mailto:Kim@KimbrielMarketing.com> National Auto Body Council Announces New Toolkit For Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April [cid:image003.jpg@01D297EB.6E480C90]OAK CREEK, WI (March 8, 2017) - With April desi ... Continue reading

NASA Marks International Women's Day, Women's History Month with Virtual Tour Highlighting Women in STEM

NASA Marks International Women's Day, Women's History Month with Virtual Tour Highlighting Women in STEM

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Women's Day on Wednesday and Women's History Month in March, NASA has unveiled an educational virtual tour that brings students into the exciting careers of seven women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at the ... Continue reading

Next Generation Car Company NIO: Visit Us in Austin During SXSW

Next Generation Car Company NIO: Visit Us in Austin During SXSW

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NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Fla.

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Fla.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Field Marketing, (626) 914-4761 NHRA SOUTHEAST DIVISION HAS A PRELUDE TO THE GATORS IN GAINESVILLE GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division arrives at Gainesville Raceway for the Prelude to the Gators as the second of seven events in the NHRA South ... Continue reading

Porsche Atlanta Perimeter Wins Premier Dealer...Again!

Porsche Atlanta Perimeter Wins Premier Dealer...Again!

We wanted to let you know that Porsche Atlanta Perimeter has once again won the prestigious designation of Premier Dealer. We are proud to be one of 25 stores to win this award out of all 188 Porsche U.S. dealerships. ... Continue reading

QinetiQ North America Applies its Wind Profiling Portable Radar Technology for Accurate Single-Pass Airdrops to U.S. Military Ground Forces

QinetiQ North America Applies its Wind Profiling Portable Radar Technology for Accurate Single-Pass Airdrops to U.S. Military Ground Forces

WALTHAM, Mass., March 8, 2017 -- QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that it has recently received a $3M contract from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for its Wind Profiling Portable Radar (WiPPR®) technology. WiPPR provides near real-time precision wind measurements which will enable ... Continue reading

Royal Caribbean's Newest And World's Largest Cruise Ship Symphony of the Seas Headlines 2018-2019 Deployment

Royal Caribbean's Newest And World's Largest Cruise Ship Symphony of the Seas Headlines 2018-2019 Deployment

MIAMI, March 8, 2017 -- Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new PortMiami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world's largest cruise ship and the global cruise line's newest addition, Symphony of the Seas.  She and Oasis-class sister ship Allure of the Seas, each with a bold ... Continue reading

Sikorsky Recognizes Helijet for 30 Years of Safe S-76 Flight Operations

Sikorsky Recognizes Helijet for 30 Years of Safe S-76 Flight Operations

DALLAS, March 8, 2017 -- Sikorsky today recognized Helijet International for 30 years of safe scheduled airline and charter operations with S-76 helicopters. The recognition event was hosted at the 2017 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show. ... Continue reading

Steve McDonald of St. Albert wins 2017 Toyota Tacoma in Select Sweepstakes

Steve McDonald of St. Albert wins 2017 Toyota Tacoma in Select Sweepstakes

Saving $1,100 a year in premiums was just the start EDMONTON, March 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Some premonitions really do come true. Steve McDonald, a realtor with RE/MAX North Edmonton, believed he was going to be a winner in the Select Sweepstakes. ... Continue reading

Tagliani Autosport to reveal major new partners on Saturday at Motorama

Tagliani Autosport to reveal major new partners on Saturday at Motorama

[Motorama_2017_form and header banner] TAGLIANI AUTOSPORT TO REVEAL MAJOR NEW PARTNERS FOR ITS NASCAR PINTY'S SERIES PROGRAM ON SATURDAY AT TORONTO MOTORAMA SHOW [cid:image006.jpg@01D297FC.9F771520] TORONTO, ON // MARCH 8, 2017 * Over the years, the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers has played ... Continue reading

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For Immediate Release: Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck For Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in 2017 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CORONA, CA. (March 8, 2017) - Toyota and the Lucas ... Continue reading

Yesway Convenience Stores Across Iowa Say "TANK YOU!"

Yesway Convenience Stores Across Iowa Say "TANK YOU!"

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 8, 2017 -- On Wednesday, March 8, convenience store chain Yesway will launch "TANK YOU! Gas Up & $ave" - a new customer appreciation promotion to say thank you to its loyal patrons. From March 8 through April 5, 2017, Yesway customers are invited to fill up the gas tank and save money inside th ... Continue reading

YourMechanic Announces Partnership with Veterans Advantage® for U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Military

YourMechanic Announces Partnership with Veterans Advantage® for U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Military

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 8, 2017 -- Today, YourMechanic announced a new partnership with Veterans Advantage to offer discounted access to mobile car repair services for United States Military Active Duty, retirees, Veterans, Guardsmen, Reservists and their families. "We are proud to partner with Veterans Advantage ... Continue reading

Michelin Introduces New Defender Tire, The Longest-Lasting Tire Among Leading Competitors

Michelin Introduces New Defender Tire, The Longest-Lasting Tire Among Leading Competitors

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 8, 2017 -- Today, Michelin introduced the new MICHELIN DEFENDER for passenger vehicles, which features an 80,000-mile warranty. Following the release of the original Defender in 2012, the latest tire has been upgraded with an advanced generation tread compound that makes it the longest-lasting t ... Continue reading

Paice: Ford Hybrids Made in Mexico May Be Banned from U.S.

Paice: Ford Hybrids Made in Mexico May Be Banned from U.S.

BALTIMORE—Paice, a pioneer in the development of hybrid vehicle technology, announced today that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has instituted a formal investigation into patent infringement claims against Ford Motor Co. If Paice prevails, all imports of Ford’s infringing hybrid cars (including the F ... Continue reading

2017 Subaru Outback Named One Of The Best Cars for Families

2017 Subaru Outback Named One Of The Best Cars for Families

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 8, 2017 -- Won Best Wagon for six years running Recognized for outstanding room for both passengers and cargo Recognized for all-wheel drive capability, safety and reliability Recognized for user-friendly multimedia system Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the 2017 Outback won U.S. N ... Continue reading

2018 Polaris® Snowmobile and Timbersled™ Lineup

2018 Polaris® Snowmobile and Timbersled™ Lineup

MINNEAPOLIS—Polaris Industries extends its decades-long dominance in snowmobile ride and handling with a 2018 model lineup featuring purpose-built snowmobile models built on the innovative AXYS® platform. The company also is redefining the snow bike market with the introduction the all-new Timbersled™ ARO platform ... Continue reading

Allison Transmission to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference

Allison Transmission to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference

INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2017 -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. today announced that David S. Graziosi, President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and G. Frederick Bohley III, Vice President, Finance, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference in London on Tuesd ... Continue reading

ATA Thanks Congress for Common Sense Blacklisting Repeal

ATA Thanks Congress for Common Sense Blacklisting Repeal

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Executive Vice President for Advocacy Bill Sullivan expressed the trucking industry's appreciation at the repeal of the Obama Administration's so-called "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" rule via the Congressi ... Continue reading

Automotive Adhesives Market Worth 6.05 Billion USD by 2021

Automotive Adhesives Market Worth 6.05 Billion USD by 2021

PUNE, India, March 7, 2017 -- The report "Automotive Adhesives Market by Resin Type (Polyurethane, Epoxy, Acrylic, Silicone, SMP, Polyamide), Application (Body-in-White, Paint Shop, Powertrain, Assembly), Vehicle Type (Buses, Trucks, LCV), and Region - Global Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the mar ... Continue reading

AutoNation Announces Retirement of Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources

AutoNation Announces Retirement of Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 7, 2017 -- AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that Jon Ferrando, Executive Vice President – General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources will be retiring from the Company on March 31, 2017. Coleman Edmunds, currently AutoNation's Senior ... Continue reading

Connected Car Market Worth 37.7 Million Units by 2022

Connected Car Market Worth 37.7 Million Units by 2022

PUNE, India, March 7, 2017 -- According to the new market research report "Connected Car Market by Hardware (Semiconductor Components, and Connectivity ICs- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular), Application (Telematics, Infotainment, and Combined Telematics & Infotainment), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022", published ... Continue reading

Crystal Guests To Explore Land Of Wadi Rum And Bedouin Camps On Exclusive President's Excursion

Crystal Guests To Explore Land Of Wadi Rum And Bedouin Camps On Exclusive President's Excursion

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2017 -- Guests aboard Crystal Symphony's 2017 President's Cruise will be treated to special receptions and other experiences on board the ultra-luxury ship and ashore, hosted by Crystal's Chairman, CEO and President Edie Rodriguez. The culmination of these exclusive events will begin in coordinati ... Continue reading

Dodge Extends Sponsorship of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Event at Maple Grove Raceway; Expands Involvement in Sportsman Ranks

Dodge Extends Sponsorship of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Event at Maple Grove Raceway; Expands Involvement in Sportsman Ranks

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 7, 2017 -- Dodge has extended its agreement as the title rights sponsor of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Maple Grove Raceway for the 2017 season, Dodge and NHRA announced today.   The 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals will be held Sept. ... Continue reading

Fortive to Present at J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference

Fortive to Present at J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference

EVERETT, Wash., March 7, 2017 -- Fortive Corporation ("Fortive") announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, James A. Lico, will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York, New York, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. ET.  The audio will be simultan ... Continue reading

Grease Monkey and 10 Foot Wave Partner on Digital Signage

Grease Monkey and 10 Foot Wave Partner on Digital Signage

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2017 -- 10 Foot Wave, the nation's largest provider of automotive Digital Signage, has reached an agreement with Front Range ADI Marketing Group to provide Digital Menu Boards and Waiting Room TVs to 60+ Grease Monkey locations. "We've been working with Grease Monkey International since 2015 a ... Continue reading

Hoffa: New DOT Report Fails To Recognize Benefit Of Well-Rested Truckers

Hoffa: New DOT Report Fails To Recognize Benefit Of Well-Rested Truckers

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on a new Department of Transportation (DOT) report that states truck drivers experienced no net benefits from expanded rest breaks put in place by the Obama administration under revised hour ... Continue reading

Hughes Announces JUPITER Aero System Offering Industry's Fastest In-Flight Internet Connectivity

Hughes Announces JUPITER Aero System Offering Industry's Fastest In-Flight Internet Connectivity

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced its JUPITER™ Aero System for Inflight Connectivity (IFC). The new aero solution offers the industry's fastest in-flight Internet connectivity, capable of supporting speeds ... Continue reading

Motor Trend OnDemand Expands Distribution and Launches on Chromecast

Motor Trend OnDemand Expands Distribution and Launches on Chromecast

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2017 -- TEN: The Enthusiast Network announced today that Motor Trend OnDemand, the world's largest automotive SVOD service, now supports Chromecast, making it possible to stream the best in automotive programming from a phone, tablet, or desktop directly to a TV. Motor Trend OnDemand now provides ... Continue reading

News from FUSO Trucks - FUSO Canter scores another VansA2Z winner at Twickenham

News from FUSO Trucks - FUSO Canter scores another VansA2Z winner at Twickenham

[cid:image007.jpg@01D2974D.C6B4F670] Date: 7 March 2017 [cid:image008.jpg@01D2974D.C6B4F670] Innovation in action: The first zero-emission eCanters are due to enter service in London later this year FUSO Canter scores another VansA2Z winner at Twickenham The popular FUSO Canter has won a remarkable fourth consecutive L ... Continue reading

Nexteer Automotive Schedules 2016 Annual Results Investor Conference Call

Nexteer Automotive Schedules 2016 Annual Results Investor Conference Call

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 7, 2017 -- Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, today announced that Mike Richardson, Executive Board Director and President, and Bill Quigley, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 a ... Continue reading

Nexteer Automotive Schedules 2016 Annual Results Investor Conference Call

Nexteer Automotive Schedules 2016 Annual Results Investor Conference Call

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan, March 8, 2017 -- Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, today announced that Mike Richardson, Executive Board Director and President, and Bill Quigley, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, March 14, 201 ... Continue reading

Old World Industries and Joe Gibbs Racing Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Old World Industries and Joe Gibbs Racing Announce Multi-Year Partnership

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 7, 2017 -- Old World Industries (OWI) and Joe Gibbs Racing today announced a multi-year deal for the automotive aftermarket company and Official Partner of NASCAR to sponsor drivers Matt Kenseth and Daniel Suárez in various NASCAR national series races. Old World Industries' key brands, includ ... Continue reading

Optym to Develop DriverMAX with Greyhound Lines

Optym to Develop DriverMAX with Greyhound Lines

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 7, 2017 -- Optym is delighted to announce its collaboration with Greyhound Lines to develop DriverMAX, an algorithm-based system for driver route planning. Driver route planning at Greyhound is currently done manually by planners with decades of experience. ... Continue reading

Oshkosh Corporation Celebrates 100 Years Strong at CONEXPO 2017

Oshkosh Corporation Celebrates 100 Years Strong at CONEXPO 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis.—Oshkosh Corporation, , a 100 Year Strong leading designer and manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, will showcase a wide assortment of products and innovations at CONEXPO 2017. From the Oshkosh family of brands, JLG Industries, McNeilus Companies, London Machinery, CON-E-CO and Iowa Mol ... Continue reading

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Review Updated Transportation Performance Report, Provide Feedback and Register for Online Public Meeting

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Review Updated Transportation Performance Report, Provide Feedback and Register for Online Public Meeting

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians can view ratings of the state's efforts in transportation safety, mobility, system preservation and accountability by way of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Transportation Performance Report, viewable at www.TalkPATranspo ... Continue reading

Press Release: Dodge Extends Sponsorship of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Event at Maple Grove Raceway

Press Release: Dodge Extends Sponsorship of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Event at Maple Grove Raceway

Hello, See below a press release on Dodge's extended agreement as the title sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Maple Grove Raceway. The release also includes information on the newly formed Dodge Top Finisher award for Stock and Super Stock competitors in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. ... Continue reading

RE: NHRA CONTINGENCY PROGRAM ADDED TO SAM TECH FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN

RE: NHRA CONTINGENCY PROGRAM ADDED TO SAM TECH FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN

Correction to headline. Please use this version - Thanks From: Eric Lotz Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 3:14 PM To: Eric Lotz Subject: NHRA CONTINGECNY PROGRAM ADDED TO SAM TECH FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Field Marketing (626) 914-4761 NHRA CONTINGENCY PROGRAM ADDED TO SAM TECH FACTORY ST ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive Announces Pricing of $250 Million of Senior Subordinated Notes

Sonic Automotive Announces Pricing of $250 Million of Senior Subordinated Notes

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2017 -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. , one of the nation's largest automotive retailers, today announced the pricing of its private offering of $250 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.125% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2027 (the "Notes") to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144 ... Continue reading

Third Largest Chevy Dealership in the U.S. Reduces Energy Use 74 Percent

Third Largest Chevy Dealership in the U.S. Reduces Energy Use 74 Percent

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 7, 2017 -- Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, recently completed two lighting and controls installations that demonstrate how it can develop a solution for virtually any application that will ultimately save the end user money. "Reducing expenses related to lighting has bec ... Continue reading

Timken to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference

Timken to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 7, 2017 -- The Timken Company , a global leader in bearings and mechanical power transmission products, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference on March 21, 2017, at 9:55 a.m. EST (1:55 p.m. in London). Presenting on behalf of Timken will be ... Continue reading

Two Automotive Digital Marketing Experts from Naked Lime to Speak at 22nd Digital Dealer Conference

Two Automotive Digital Marketing Experts from Naked Lime to Speak at 22nd Digital Dealer Conference

KETTERING, Ohio, March 7, 2017 -- Two automotive digital marketing experts from Naked Lime Marketing are set to present at the 22nd Digital Dealer Conference, April 11-13, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Ryan Zwerneman will present "Grow Profits by Shrinking Per-Vehicle Ad Costs," April 12 at 2:30 p ... Continue reading

Visteon Seeks to Amend and Extend Credit Facilities

Visteon Seeks to Amend and Extend Credit Facilities

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 7, 2017 -- Visteon Corporation announced today that it is seeking to amend and extend its $350 million term loan due in 2021 to a new seven-year term loan maturing in 2024, to, among other things, reduce the margin applicable to the term loans. The company is also seeking to extend ... Continue reading

Weekends With Yankee Unlocks The Best Of New England In New 13-Episode Travel & Lifestyle TV Series

Weekends With Yankee Unlocks The Best Of New England In New 13-Episode Travel & Lifestyle TV Series

BOSTON, March 7, 2017 -- "Weekend" warriors, take heart! With New England as one of the nation's favorite tourist destinations, the iconic Yankee magazine and public media powerhouse WGBH have teamed up to launch Weekends with Yankee, a captivating 13-episode documentary series this spring. The half-hour series taps in ... Continue reading

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results on Monday March 27, 2017

Westport Fuel Systems to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results on Monday March 27, 2017

VANCOUVER, March 7, 2017 - Westport Fuel Systems Inc. ("Westport Fuel Systems") (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) announced today that it will disclose its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016 on Monday, March 27, 2017 after market close. To coincide with the disclosure, Westport Fuel Systems has a ... Continue reading

YourMechanic Announces Forum Focused on Opportunities Facing Today's Automotive Industry

YourMechanic Announces Forum Focused on Opportunities Facing Today's Automotive Industry

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 7, 2017 -- YourMechanic, the nation's leading mobile car repair network, today announced the startup will bring together experts for a forum to discuss the future of the automotive industry. The event, Driving the Auto Industry Forward: Transforming the Car Ownership Experience, will be he ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson to Bring Coveted Convertibles to the Sunshine State During Its 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction

Barrett-Jackson to Bring Coveted Convertibles to the Sunshine State During Its 15th Annual Palm Beach Auction

This 1962 Cadillac Custom Convertible known as "Cadalina" will cross the 2017 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction Block PALM BEACH, Fla.—Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, has a docket filled with coveted convertibles that will cross the auction block during the 15th Annual Palm Beach Au ... Continue reading

Boeing Celebrates Rollout of First 737 MAX 9

Boeing Celebrates Rollout of First 737 MAX 9

RENTON, Wash., March 7, 2017 -- Boeing marked a milestone today as the first 737 MAX 9 made its debut in front of thousands of Boeing employees. The 737 MAX 9 is the second member of Boeing's industry leading 737 MAX family, with a maximum capacity of 220 passengers and a range of 3,515 nautical miles. ... Continue reading

World Premiere of All-2018 New Subaru Crosstrek

World Premiere of All-2018 New Subaru Crosstrek

Uses the new Subaru Global Platform for significantly enhanced safety, ride comfort and agility All models come standard with newly-developed 2.0-litre direct injection SUBARU BOXER engine and Subaru symmetrical full-time all-wheel drive Introduction of X-MODE offers extra control in extra slippery situations Rugged an ... Continue reading

$13.75 Billion Global Automotive Curtain Airbags Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - Research and Markets

$13.75 Billion Global Automotive Curtain Airbags Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Curtain Airbags Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The automotive airbag market is valued at $13.75 billion by the end of 2015. ... Continue reading

$18 Billion Global Automotive Paints Market - Forecasts & Trends (2016-2021) - By Coat Usage Type, Formulation, Texture, Vehicle & Geography - Research and Markets

$18 Billion Global Automotive Paints Market - Forecasts & Trends (2016-2021) - By Coat Usage Type, Formulation, Texture, Vehicle & Geography - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Paints Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The automotive paints market is expected to register a revenue worth $18 billion by the end of 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period. ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota C-HR Shifts The CUV Paradigm With Stunning Style, Driving Dynamics, And Versatility

2018 Toyota C-HR Shifts The CUV Paradigm With Stunning Style, Driving Dynamics, And Versatility

TORRANCE, Calif., March 8, 2017 -- Stylish, athletic, and filled with technology like Toyota Safety Sense P™ (TSS-P), the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR – or, Coupe High-Rider – represents a leap forward in design, manufacturing, and engineering for Toyota. When it arrives at dealerships this April, the C-HR will serve ... Continue reading

$85 Billion Global Automotive Electric Bus Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

$85 Billion Global Automotive Electric Bus Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Electric Bus Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The global electric bus market in is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.6% during the forecast period and is expected to reach $85 billion by 2020. ... Continue reading

ACV Auctions Secures $15 million in Funding to Fuel Expansion

ACV Auctions Secures $15 million in Funding to Fuel Expansion

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 8, 2017 -- ACV Auctions, an advanced mobile platform that enables used-car dealers to view, bid and purchase car inventory via online auctions, today announced that it has secured $15 million in venture funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investors. ACV will u ... Continue reading

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group's Technology

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group's Technology

TECUMSEH, Ontario, March 8, 2017 -- CX North America Information Services Inc. (CX North America), a leader in freight collaboration solutions for the transportation industry, today announced it has partnered with Active Aero Group, North America's leading provider of transportation management services for the manufac ... Continue reading

CyPhy Works and Pilot Thomas Logistics are working together to bring innovative technology to the oil and gas industry.

CyPhy Works and Pilot Thomas Logistics are working together to bring innovative technology to the oil and gas industry.

DANVERS, Mass., March 8, 2017 -- CyPhy Works, Inc. and Pilot Thomas Logistics have come together to provide Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) aka Drone services to customers in the oil and gas industry using CyPhy's Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) system, the leading persistent drone with record ... Continue reading

EMC Insurance Companies Chooses Octo Telematics for Fleet Initiative

EMC Insurance Companies Chooses Octo Telematics for Fleet Initiative

NEWTON, Mass.—Octo Telematics, a leading global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry, announced today that EMC Insurance Companies has chosen Octo as a fleet telematics partner for its commercial telematics program, Peak Fleet™. Octo Telematics will provide the full pl ... Continue reading

EurotaxGlass's Becomes Autovista Group

EurotaxGlass's Becomes Autovista Group

LONDON, March 8, 2017 --     EurotaxGlass's Group is relaunching as Autovista Group. The new Autovista Group - together with the company's four core brands:  Glass's, Schwacke, Eurotax and Autovista - will enjoy a new design and look to reflect the Group's pan-European stature.  EurotaxGlass's Group, Europe's best- ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Engine Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - By Placement Type, Vehicle Type, Fuel Type & Geography - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Engine Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - By Placement Type, Vehicle Type, Fuel Type & Geography - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Engine Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. Extensive innovations and prototypes from major automakers & OEMs, coupled with consumer preference for high performance and fuel-efficient automobiles are exp ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Rain Sensor Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.23% - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Rain Sensor Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.23% - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Rain Sensor Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The global market for automotive rain sensors is poised to grow at a CAGR of 6.23% till 2020. ... Continue reading

Gogo Passes 3,000 Installed Aircraft with In-flight Connectivity in Commercial Aviation

Gogo Passes 3,000 Installed Aircraft with In-flight Connectivity in Commercial Aviation

CHICAGO, March 8, 2017 -- Gogo , the leading global provider of in-flight broadband connectivity and connectivity-enabled services to commercial and business aviation, has reached a major milestone by installing its 3,000th commercial aircraft with in-flight connectivity. Today, the company has 3,000 commercial aircraf ... Continue reading

hiSky, an Israeli Satellite Communications Company and Caterpillar's Israeli Dealer, Israel Tractors & Equipment (ITE) Ltd, Part of Zoko Enterprises Group, are Embarking on a Joint Pilot of hiSky's Satellite Terminal on Cat Machines

hiSky, an Israeli Satellite Communications Company and Caterpillar's Israeli Dealer, Israel Tractors & Equipment (ITE) Ltd, Part of Zoko Enterprises Group, are Embarking on a Joint Pilot of hiSky's Satellite Terminal on Cat Machines

TEL-AVIV, Israel, March 8, 2017 -- Israeli satellite communications company, hiSky Ltd. and Caterpillar's Israeli dealer, Tractors & Equipment (ITE) Ltd., a part of Zoko Enterprises Group will carry out a joint pilot program to integrate hiSky's satellite terminal (the Smartellite) with the machines and vehicle platfor ... Continue reading

IAR Systems Presents Increased Focus on the Automotive Industry

IAR Systems Presents Increased Focus on the Automotive Industry

UPPSALA, Sweden, Mar. 8, 2017 --For companies working with automotive embedded applications, IAR Systems is able to deliver outstanding software and services IAR Systems®, a future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, today announces its increased focus on customers within the automo ... Continue reading

IC Bus Announces North American 2016 Dealer Of The Year

IC Bus Announces North American 2016 Dealer Of The Year

TULSA, Okla., March 8, 2017 -- IC Bus today announced Leonard Bus Sales as the company's North American School Bus 2016 Dealer of the Year. The award focuses on excellence in dealership performance, as well as industry and community leadership. ... Continue reading

IronPlanet and Auctions America Showcase Automotive History, Design and Celebrity Vehicles at Annual Fort Lauderdale Auction

IronPlanet and Auctions America Showcase Automotive History, Design and Celebrity Vehicles at Annual Fort Lauderdale Auction

PLEASANTON, Calif. & AUBURN, Ind.—IronPlanet®, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, and Auctions America, which specializes in the sale of quality collector cars, today announced the joint marketing of Auctions America’s annual Fort Lauderdale event. ... Continue reading

IVECO to deliver 120 hybrid buses and 43 CNG trucks to Milan

IVECO to deliver 120 hybrid buses and 43 CNG trucks to Milan

IVECO and IVECO BUS have won public tenders to provide sustainable transport solutions to the city of Milan, Italy. 120 Urbanway Hybrid buses will be added to the city's ATM public transport fleet, whilst 43 Eurocargo CNG running on compressed natural gas will be delivered to Milan's AMSA entity providing environmenta ... Continue reading

Jaguar Land Rover and Getty Images Create a More Realistic Portrayal of Women in Engineering

Jaguar Land Rover and Getty Images Create a More Realistic Portrayal of Women in Engineering

WHITLEY, England, March 8, 2017 -- Jaguar Land Rover and Getty Images partner on International Women's Day to create perception changing imagery of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers Getty Images research shows appetite for more diverse visual representation of engineers with keyword sea ... Continue reading

Michigan's Grand Hotel Adding New Rooms for Historic 130th Anniversary Season

Michigan's Grand Hotel Adding New Rooms for Historic 130th Anniversary Season

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., March 8, 2017 -- Grand Hotel, located on Michigan's Mackinac Island, will open on May 4 for its 130th anniversary season, with major changes to its timeless aesthetic.  This year, Grand Hotel will introduce three new Cupola Suites, bringing the count to 393 one-of-a-kind hotel rooms, each indi ... Continue reading

NorthEast Truck and Trailer Expands Into Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

NorthEast Truck and Trailer Expands Into Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.—Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, is pleased to announce that NorthEast Truck and Trailer has expanded its operations into Dartm ... Continue reading

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Metro Cleveland Location

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Metro Cleveland Location

READING, Pa., March 8, 2017 -- A transportation operation has been opened in metropolitan Cleveland by Penske Truck Leasing, in Avon Lake, Ohio. Housed within the Pin Oak Industrial Park, at 33620 Pin Oak Parkway, the location features full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck ... Continue reading

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Publishes Monthly Auction Metrics

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Publishes Monthly Auction Metrics

VANCOUVER, March 8, 2017 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA) has published its February 2017 auction metrics on the company's website.  This information can be accessed at the following link: https://investor.ritchiebros.com/historical-auction-metrics Monthly auction metrics should not be con ... Continue reading

SmartDrive Appoints Analytics Veteran Ray Ghanbari as Chief Technology Officer, Accelerating Commitment to Transportation Intelligence Innovation and Leadership

SmartDrive Appoints Analytics Veteran Ray Ghanbari as Chief Technology Officer, Accelerating Commitment to Transportation Intelligence Innovation and Leadership

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2017 -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced the appointment of Ray Ghanbari as chief technology officer (CTO), furthering the company's strategic vision to leverage video and data intelligence to transfor ... Continue reading

SNC-Lavalin awarded fleet management contract by the Illinois Department of Transportation

SNC-Lavalin awarded fleet management contract by the Illinois Department of Transportation

MONTREAL, March 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that is has been awarded an engineering contract by the Illinois Department of Transportation, which has commissioned the company's Rail & Transit team to provide Fleet Management services. These include the oversight of maintenance a ... Continue reading

Standard Motor Products to Award $10,000 During Blue Streak "Stronger Than Ever" Automotive Scholarship Contest

Standard Motor Products to Award $10,000 During Blue Streak "Stronger Than Ever" Automotive Scholarship Contest

NEW YORK, March 8, 2017 -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the start of its Standard Blue Streak® "Stronger Than Ever" Automotive Scholarship Contest. Running through June 30, 2017, the inaugural contest will present two up-and-coming students with a $5,000 scholarship each. ... Continue reading

Thales and SES Select Hughes for Next-Generation Aviation Connectivity Network to Provide Increased Capacity, Coverage and Redundancy over the Americas

Thales and SES Select Hughes for Next-Generation Aviation Connectivity Network to Provide Increased Capacity, Coverage and Redundancy over the Americas

ARLINGTON, Va. and LUXEMBOURG and GERMANTOWN, Md., March 8, 2017 -- SES contracts Hughes for service on EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX HTS satellites, and combines them with its AMC-15 and AMC-16 network, to provide a four-satellite constellation for the launch of Thales FlytLIVE network The four-satellite network stre ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-5 Priced from MSRP of $24,045

2017 Mazda CX-5 Priced from MSRP of $24,045

IRVINE, Calif., March 8, 2017 -- The previous Mazda CX-5 ended its tenure as a compact crossover SUV segment favorite, winning the praise of automotive critics and the hearts of consumers. CX-5 became Mazda's best-selling vehicle in the U.S. Its successor, the all-new 2017 CX-5, will arrive in late March at dealerships ... Continue reading

Making Car Care Easier - State Farm® Teams Up with Openbay

Making Car Care Easier - State Farm® Teams Up with Openbay

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—State Farm, the largest auto-insurer in the U.S., today announced a strategic relationship with Openbay, an online marketplace for auto repair. Openbay provides a new way for vehicle owners to compare quotes for mechanical* auto-repair and maintenance services and book an appointment online. ... Continue reading

TomTom Selected by Volvo Cars to Power Drive Me Programme

TomTom Selected by Volvo Cars to Power Drive Me Programme

TomTom today announced that Volvo Cars Corporation selected TomTom’s HD Map to power the first phase of the Volvo Drive Me programme. Drive Me is Volvo’s groundbreaking research project into autonomous driving wherein real drivers will integrate autonomous driving into their daily lives on public roads. ... Continue reading

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier Review By John Heilig

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel MODEL: 2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier ENGINE: 1.5-liter range extender plus Li-ion battery TRANSMISSION: Voltec electric drive unit HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 101 hp (gas engine) at 5,600 rpm/294 lb.-ft. torque WHEELBASE: 106.1 in. LENGTH X WIDTH X HE ... Continue reading

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

Car Review, Combining fun and functionality with style DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS SEE ALSO: Jeep Research and Buyers Guide Small crossovers are popular in Europe, Central and South America, Asia, and Australia as well as the US, and Jeep has a worldwide following. So it should be no great surprise that a sma ... Continue reading

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