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Alcantara’s New Concept Store Inspires Creativity and Innovation

Alcantara’s New Concept Store Inspires Creativity and Innovation

MILAN—Alcantara, the Italian manufacturer of luxury material for the fashion, interior design and automotive industries, once again has raised the bar for breathtaking design with the recent opening of the Alcantara Concept Store in Milan. Part museum and part design center, the store currently features products and ... Continue reading

Cathay Pacific To Add Four Non-Stop Flights Between San Francisco And Hong Kong, Increasing Frequency To Three Daily Flights

Cathay Pacific To Add Four Non-Stop Flights Between San Francisco And Hong Kong, Increasing Frequency To Three Daily Flights

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 -- Cathay Pacific Airways today announced four additional non-stop flights between San Francisco and Hong Kong, using the new Airbus A350-900, featuring a refreshed Business Class cabin as well as new Premium Economy Class and Economy Class seats. This will be the airline's first A350 depl ... Continue reading

Change in the air at John Force Racing: John Force, Robert Hight swap Funny Car teams

Change in the air at John Force Racing: John Force, Robert Hight swap Funny Car teams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Change in the air at John Force Racing: John Force, Robert Hight swap Funny Car teams BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 9) – Change is in the air at John Force Racing. ... Continue reading

Daimler is looking into the Future at the World's largest Digital Conference in Austin, TX

Daimler is looking into the Future at the World's largest Digital Conference in Austin, TX

STUTTGART, Germany, March 9, 2017 -- Daimler AG and its brands smart, moovel and car2go are guests at the world's largest digital conference, South by Southwest® (SXSW®) in Austin, Texas for the first time. The agenda shows central future topics, which are discussed in workshops, virtual reality installations and di ... Continue reading

Disney Cruise Line to Add Even More Fun for All Ages with Exciting New Experiences on the Disney Fantasy

Disney Cruise Line to Add Even More Fun for All Ages with Exciting New Experiences on the Disney Fantasy

CELEBRATION, Fla., March 9, 2017 -- Exciting new experiences designed for guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Fantasy in May 2017. From exploring the universes of Star Wars and Marvel, to shopping at unique new onboard venues, new highlights include: Imaginative New Spaces for KidsIn Disney's Oceaneer Club, an ... Continue reading

Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) Completes Zero-Emissions Freightliner Utility Truck

Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) Completes Zero-Emissions Freightliner Utility Truck

EDI Completes Vehicle Integration for the industry’s-first Freightliner M2 Utility truck, featuring zero-emissions driving, jobsite idle elimination, and 120 kW of exportable AC power. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? EDI Completes Vehicle Integr ... Continue reading

ExxonMobil To Drivers: Don’t Change Your Oil…For One Full Year

ExxonMobil To Drivers: Don’t Change Your Oil…For One Full Year

New Mobil 1 Annual Protection offers one year - or up to 20,000 miles - between oil changes. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SPRING, Texas—To meet the growing demand for motor oil that provides longer-lasting protection and performance, ExxonMobil is launching Mobil 1™ Annual Protection, wh ... Continue reading

Gogo Business Aviation Receives STC Approval For Gogo Biz 4G Connectivity Technology

Gogo Business Aviation Receives STC Approval For Gogo Biz 4G Connectivity Technology

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 9, 2017 -- Gogo Business Aviation , the leading global provider of aircraft connectivity products and services, today achieved a critical milestone as it received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval from the FAA for its Gogo Biz 4G system. Gogo's Bombardier Challenger aircraft was ut ... Continue reading

New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Is Tuned For Dynamic Urban Performance

New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Is Tuned For Dynamic Urban Performance

High-Output Revolution X Engine and Refined Chassis Deliver More Power and Nimble Handling MILWAUKEE, March 9, 2017 -- The new Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ motorcycle is a muscular middle-weight built to blitz the city streets. An addition to the Harley-Davidson® Street™ model family, the Street Rod is agile, pow ... Continue reading

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Mobile, Alabama, Facility

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Mobile, Alabama, Facility

READING, Pa., March 9, 2017 -- Penske Truck Leasing has opened a state-of-the-art transportation facility in Mobile, Alabama, within the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, an industrial complex adjacent to Mobile Downtown Airport. Housed at 2405 Perimeter Road, the 6.5 acre property is within close proximity to Penske's pre ... Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Moves to Saturday, March 11, Due to Inclement Weather

PRESS RELEASE: The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Moves to Saturday, March 11, Due to Inclement Weather

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Devon Zahm, JMPR 360-567-7341 dzahm@jmprpublicrelations.com<mailto:dzahm@jmprpublicrelations.com> Chris Brewer, Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance cbrewer@ameliaconcours.org<mailto:cbrewer@ameliaconcours.org> [cid:image001.jpg@01D2940E.14324EE0] THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE ... Continue reading

The European Tires Market, 2012 - 2020; Market size, market forecast and recommendations - Research and Markets

The European Tires Market, 2012 - 2020; Market size, market forecast and recommendations - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The European Tires Market, 2012 - 2020; Market size, market forecast and recommendations" report to their offering. The European Tires Market 2012-2020, a Trend Report, provides an executive-level overview of the European tires market today, with forecast ... Continue reading

Scotty Kilmer Joining Digital Media Network TheMaven

Scotty Kilmer Joining Digital Media Network TheMaven

SEATTLE—Scotty Kilmer, the Emmy Award-winning car care expert so facile with both the wrench and spoken word that he turned The Scotty Kilmer Channel into a YouTube phenomenon, is bringing his wildly successful show to the new digital media network TheMaven (symbol MVEN). “I joined TheMaven because I saw an opportu ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Most Affordable Cars to Lease

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Most Affordable Cars to Lease

The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage was recently recognized as the car that is the least to lease in a study conducted by Growella, a destination website for timely, relevant advice on matters of money, life, and career. The “Cheapest Cars to Lease” study analyzes the true cost to a consumer of leasing a vehicle. ... Continue reading

Honda Civic Type R Unveiled At 2017 Geneva Auto Show

Honda Civic Type R Unveiled At 2017 Geneva Auto Show

Engineered to deliver the most rewarding drive in the hot hatch segment Optimised and refined 2.0-litre VTEC TURBO with an output of 320 PS and 400Nm of torque New Type R further refines sporty dynamics of new Civic hatchback heightening driving performance Sales to begin summer 2017 To be built in Swindon, UK, for mar ... Continue reading

100,000+ Acura Vehicles on the Road Now Feature AcuraWatch™ Advanced Safety and Driver-Assistive Technologies

100,000+ Acura Vehicles on the Road Now Feature AcuraWatch™ Advanced Safety and Driver-Assistive Technologies

TORRANCE, Calif., March 9, 2017 -- Acura has surpassed the 100,000-unit mark in U.S. sales of vehicles equipped with the AcuraWatch suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. After the first two months of 2017, nearly half of all Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. this year have been equipped with AcuraWa ... Continue reading

Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area

Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 -- Three months after its acquisition of Virgin America, Alaska Airlines is growing its Bay Area footprint, adding 13 new nonstop markets from San Francisco International Airport and Mineta San Jose International Airport. The routes mark the single largest new market announcement in Alaska ... Continue reading

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Earns FAA Certification

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Earns FAA Certification

RENTON, Wash., March 9, 2017 -- Boeing announced today that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the 737 MAX 8 airplane for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of preparing for the first 737 MAX 8 delivery to customers in the coming months. ... Continue reading

CarMax Celebrates 13 Years as One of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®

CarMax Celebrates 13 Years as One of FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®

RICHMOND, Va.—For 13 consecutive years, CarMax, Inc. , the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of its 100 Best Companies to Work For ®. CarMax ranks No. 77 for 2017. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Heat Exchanger Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2022 - By Design Type, Vehicle Type, Application & Type - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Heat Exchanger Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2022 - By Design Type, Vehicle Type, Application & Type - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Heat Exchanger 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

Global Flex Fuel Engine Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2020 - Growing Concern for Increased GHG Emission from Automotive Industry - Research and Markets

Global Flex Fuel Engine Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2020 - Growing Concern for Increased GHG Emission from Automotive Industry - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Flex Fuel Engine Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. The global flex fuel engines market to grow at a CAGR of 3.08% during the period 2016-2020. ... Continue reading

Hertz partners with Blacklane to add professional driver services to its transportation offering worldwide

Hertz partners with Blacklane to add professional driver services to its transportation offering worldwide

LONDON, March 9, 2017 -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that Hertz Europe Ltd. has launched Hertz Driver Services powered by Blacklane following a partnership agreement with Blacklane. ... Continue reading

Myers Industries Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter Results and Full Year Results

Myers Industries Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter Results and Full Year Results

AKRON, Ohio—Myers Industries, Inc. today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. Business Highlights Income per diluted share from continuing operations was a loss of $0.04, compared to $0.00 for the fourth quarter of 2015 and $0.05, compared to $0.45 for the full year of 2015; adju ... Continue reading

NASCAR and SiriusXM extend broadcasting agreement through 2022 for every NASCAR National Series race

NASCAR and SiriusXM extend broadcasting agreement through 2022 for every NASCAR National Series race

SiriusXM will continue to air all races from NASCAR's premier division, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as well as every NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race NASCAR fans continue to get 24/7 coverage of the sport on exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel TORONTO, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - ... Continue reading

Navistar Defense Awarded $475 Million To Support Allied Forces MRAP Requirements

Navistar Defense Awarded $475 Million To Support Allied Forces MRAP Requirements

LISLE, Ill., March 9, 2017 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC, two foreign military contracts valued at more than $475 million. The first is to produce and support 40 MaxxPro® Dash DXM™ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Pakistan. ... Continue reading

New Interactive Traffic Study for Pennsylvania Shows Traffic Crashes Cost Every Man, Woman and Child $1,103

New Interactive Traffic Study for Pennsylvania Shows Traffic Crashes Cost Every Man, Woman and Child $1,103

PHILADELPHIA, March 9, 2017 -- Every day three people are killed in traffic accidents while traveling Pennsylvania's roadways. Using data provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the organizers behind Keep Highways Safe (KHS) are on a mission to lower the number of fatalities and injuries that occur ... Continue reading

PDRA Partner Support Brings Value to Racers

PDRA Partner Support Brings Value to Racers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDRA Partner Support Brings Value to Racers PITTSBORO, N.C. (March 9, 2017): As PDRA racers, staff and fans descend upon South Georgia Motorsports Park for the PDRA Southern Extreme Nationals, much is at stake - and much is up for grabs. Thanks to the family of PDRA of partners and sponsors, the s ... Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: EVgo Opens 900th U.S. Fast Charger at Simon's Opry Mills

PRESS RELEASE: EVgo Opens 900th U.S. Fast Charger at Simon's Opry Mills

[cid:image002.png@01D2982B.A1A8DDE0][cid:image004.png@01D2982B.A1A8DDE0] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Breanna Buhr / Brian Alexander JMPR Public Relations (818) 992-4353 bbuhr@jmprpublicrelations.com<mailto:bbuhr@jmprpublicrelations.com> balexander@jmprpublicrelations.com<mailto:balexander@jmprpublicrelations.com> E ... Continue reading

Scania Engines to Power Rescue Vehicles at US Airports

Scania Engines to Power Rescue Vehicles at US Airports

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, Mar 09, 2017 -- Scania's low-emission engines will be used in airport rescue and firefighting vehicles at airports in the US. Scania will deliver 24 16-litre V8 engines for use in Oshkosh Airport Products' airport rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles Striker 6x6 and Striker 4x4. The engines are ... Continue reading

Solera Increases Vehicle Data Coverage in China to Over 95 Percent

Solera Increases Vehicle Data Coverage in China to Over 95 Percent

WESTLAKE, Texas, March 9, 2017 -- Solera Holdings, Inc., ("Solera") a global leader in data and software for automotive, home ownership and digital identity management, today announced that it has more than doubled its import and export vehicle data coverage from 45 percent to over 95 percent of all cars on Chinese ro ... Continue reading

Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Market Worth 253.0 Million USD by 2022

Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Market Worth 253.0 Million USD by 2022

PUNE, India, March 9, 2017 -- According to the new market research report "Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Market by System Type (Class A, Class B, and Class C), Engine Type (Turbine Powered, and Piston Powered), Application (Commercial, Military & Defence, Others), and Geography - Global Forecasts to 2022" ... Continue reading

The Wings Club Foundation Announces Heather Penney As 2017 Outstanding Aviator Award Recipient

The Wings Club Foundation Announces Heather Penney As 2017 Outstanding Aviator Award Recipient

NEW YORK, March 9, 2017 -- This year, The Wings Club Foundation, Inc. and IAWA (International Aviation Womens Association), will honor Heather Penney with the 2017 annual Outstanding Aviator Award. The presentation of this year's Award will take place during The Wings Club Foundation's Annual Meeting, to be held on the ... Continue reading

Unrivaled Line-X Protective Coatings Boost Work Fleet Performance At The 2017 NTEA Work Truck Show

Unrivaled Line-X Protective Coatings Boost Work Fleet Performance At The 2017 NTEA Work Truck Show

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 9, 2017 -- LINE-X, a global leader in powerful polyurea coatings designed to deliver extreme protection in the most mission-critical conditions, will be featuring their full line of protective coatings in different applications for fleet vehicles and equipment at the 2017 NTEA Work Truck Show Ma ... Continue reading

General Motors Approves J&L Marketing Conquest Growth Strategy for Turnkey iMR Funds

General Motors Approves J&L Marketing Conquest Growth Strategy for Turnkey iMR Funds

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—J&L Marketing, Inc. announced today that General Motors approved its Conquest Growth Strategy to take part in the iMR Turnkey Program (In-Market Retail). This provides access to co-op funds (iMR funds) with match for participating U.S. dealerships. J&L Marketing will create Conquest Growth Strategies ... Continue reading

INRIX Identifies Top 10 U.S. Cities for Highly Autonomous Vehicles

INRIX Identifies Top 10 U.S. Cities for Highly Autonomous Vehicles

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 9, 2017 -- The deployment of highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs) is expected to deliver substantial benefits: reduced traffic congestion, decreased emissions, lower-cost of mobility and safer travel. It is crucial for public officials to proactively plan for autonomous vehicles using a data-driven ... Continue reading

Lucas Oil to sponsor Austin Dillon #3 in Las Vegas 400 - March 12

Lucas Oil to sponsor Austin Dillon #3 in Las Vegas 400 - March 12

Lucas Oil, the official provider of premium motor oil for ECR Engines and Richard Childress Racing (RCR), will serve as primary sponsor for Austin Dillon and the No. ... Continue reading

Urban Transit Pioneer Unveils Blueprint for Shared Electric Mobility

Urban Transit Pioneer Unveils Blueprint for Shared Electric Mobility

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 -- Scoot Networks, Inc., the leading provider of shared, light electric vehicle (LEV) services, today announced its international expansion with the unveiling of the Scoot Mobility Operating System (Scoot MOS), a platform for shared LEV services in densely populated cities. In partnering wi ... Continue reading

Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and Honda Clarity Electric to Make Worldwide Debut at 2017 New York International Auto Show

Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and Honda Clarity Electric to Make Worldwide Debut at 2017 New York International Auto Show

Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Electric to join lineup with 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell Clarity series provides unparalleled choice with premium midsize sedan capability and three available electric powertrain options TORRANCE, Calif. - The all-new Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Honda Clarity Electric will make their worldwid ... Continue reading

Stanley Black & Decker Completes Purchase Of Craftsman Brand From Sears

Stanley Black & Decker Completes Purchase Of Craftsman Brand From Sears

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., March 9, 2017 -- Stanley Black & Decker , an S&P 500 global diversified industrial company, announced today that it has successfully completed its purchase of the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings Corporation ( ... Continue reading

2017 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid combines luxury comfort with good fuel economy, and new style DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Lincoln has been re-invented once again, with a new design language introduced on its new premium Continental. Which also graces its other sedan, the entry-luxury MKZ. ... Continue reading

Cezeta Motors: The Next Generation of a Motorcycle Legend +VIDEO

Cezeta Motors: The Next Generation of a Motorcycle Legend +VIDEO

In Czechoslovakia between 1957 and 1964, one scooter came to symbolise fun, freedom and adventure for young Czechs. The distinctively long torpedo shape, long seat and running boards of the ńĆezeta not only caught the eye, they made room for lovers riding pillion. ... Continue reading

McLaren Special Operations Celebrates Launch of New Mclaren Super Series With Bespoke MSO 720s ‘Velocity’

McLaren Special Operations Celebrates Launch of New Mclaren Super Series With Bespoke MSO 720s ‘Velocity’

Just 24 hours after the new McLaren 720S was revealed in all its glory at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, McLaren Automotive is highlighting the level to which buyers of its new Super Series will be able to personalise their car by unveiling a dramatic, bespoke 720S, created by McLaren Special Operations. The ... Continue reading

Alpine A110 Set For UK Debut at 2017 London Motor Show

Alpine A110 Set For UK Debut at 2017 London Motor Show

The London Motor Show is delighted to announce that Alpine’s stunning A110 two-seater sports car will be given its UK debut at this year’s Battersea Park event. The A110 hogged the limelight at the recent Geneva Motor Show on its global reveal, with visitors marvelling at its retro-inspired, curvaceous design and a ... Continue reading

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