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Carnival Cruise Line and City of Long Beach Start Renovations at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Carnival Cruise Line and City of Long Beach Start Renovations at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 12, 2017 -- Carnival Cruise Line marked the beginning of a multimillion-dollar renovation of its Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships and enhance terminal operations. A "FUNstruction" groundbreaking ceremony today included remarks by City of Long Beach Mayor Robert ... Continue reading

Langford Elected as Next President of AIAA

Langford Elected as Next President of AIAA

MANASSAS, Va., April 12, 2017 -- Dr. John S Langford, Chairman, Founder and CEO of Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, has been elected the next President for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He will serve as President-Elect alongside current AIAA President James "Jim" G. Maser beginning t ... Continue reading

Oshkosh Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Earnings April 26, 2017

Oshkosh Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Earnings April 26, 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis.—Oshkosh Corporation , a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, will issue its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The results will be discussed during a live webcast that day beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. ... Continue reading

2017 BMW i3 (94 Ah) Wins Inaugural World Urban Car

2017 BMW i3 (94 Ah) Wins Inaugural World Urban Car

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum, the BMW i3 (94 Ah) was declared the inaugural winner of the 2017 World Urban Car award. "We are delighted and honored that the BMW i3 has been recognized as the World Urban Car," said ... Continue reading

DAT Freight Index: March Truckload Volume Rises; Rates Lag

DAT Freight Index: March Truckload Volume Rises; Rates Lag

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2017 -- The DAT North American Freight Index climbed 47 percent in March, the first month-over-month increase of the year as shippers ramped up freight activity, reported DAT Solutions, which operates the industry's largest on-demand freight exchange. Spot truckload rates responded with only ... Continue reading

Evo Car Share coming to New Westminster

Evo Car Share coming to New Westminster

BURNABY, BC, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Evo Car Share, the only B.C.-based, one-way car share service provider, created by BCAA, announced today that the service is coming to New Westminster – its furthest foray out of Vancouver since it launched two years ago. "New West residents told us they want Evo – they want a ne ... Continue reading

Eye In The Sky: UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 Sensor Enables U.S. Military To See Farther Than Ever Before

Eye In The Sky: UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 Sensor Enables U.S. Military To See Farther Than Ever Before

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12, 2017 -- The U.S. military will soon be able to see airborne images at a greater distance and with greater clarity than ever before now that UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. , has successfully completed the first flight test of its new MS-177 long-range, multi-spectra ... Continue reading

NASA Television to Air Launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, Crewmate

NASA Television to Air Launch of NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer, Crewmate

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Jack Fischer is poised for a journey of exploration and research on the International Space Station. Extensive coverage of upcoming prelaunch activities, launch and arrival will air on NASA Television and streamed on the agency's website. ... Continue reading

Strategy Analytics: Autonomous Vehicles and Safety Mandates Spur Increase in Automotive RADAR Demand and Performance

Strategy Analytics: Autonomous Vehicles and Safety Mandates Spur Increase in Automotive RADAR Demand and Performance

BOSTON, April 12, 2017 -- The recent developments in autonomous vehicles and new "soft mandates" from safety agencies, such as Euro-NCAP, are raising requirements for enhanced resolution and 360-degree sensing.  This will increase demand for automotive RADARs as well as bring about the introduction of new technologie ... Continue reading

US Manufacturers, Non-Luxury Brands Dominated Car Leasing Market in 2016

US Manufacturers, Non-Luxury Brands Dominated Car Leasing Market in 2016

Hi Carey, Instamotor recently analyzed the car leasing market and discovered some surprising takeaways I'd like to share. We know from Edmunds that car lease volume hit an all-time high in 2016 with 4.3 million vehicles leased, so we broke this number down and learned: *1. ... Continue reading

Continental New Research and Development Center in Silicon Valley

Continental New Research and Development Center in Silicon Valley

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2017 -- International technology company Continental opened its new Silicon Valley Research and Development Center located in San Jose, California today. The facility is dedicated to the research and development of mobility innovations and technologies and brings all five of the company's gl ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz - 2017 World Luxury Car

Mercedes-Benz - 2017 World Luxury Car

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- At a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum, the MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS was declared the 2017 World Luxury Car. This is the 3rd World Luxury Car win for Mercedes-Benz having captured today's title, plus two back-to-back titles in ... Continue reading

2017 Jaguar F-PACE Wins 2017 World Car Design Of The Year

2017 Jaguar F-PACE Wins 2017 World Car Design Of The Year

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- The Jaguar F-PACE was declared the 2017 World Car Design of the Year today at a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum. This is a second design award for Jaguar. The Jaguar F-Type previously won the World Car Design of the Year ... Continue reading

TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME - World Green Car

TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME - World Green Car

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- The TOYOTA PRIUS PRIME was declared the 2017 World Green Car at a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation, and Autoneum. This is the second consecutive World Green Car win for Toyota Motor Corporation. ... Continue reading

Genesis Reveals GV80 Fuel Cell Concept SUV At New York International Auto Show

Genesis Reveals GV80 Fuel Cell Concept SUV At New York International Auto Show

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- Today, Genesis unveiled its progressive GV80 Concept SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The new fuel cell concept SUV continues to build on the global brand's expressive and refined 'Athletic Elegance' design direction. ... Continue reading

All-New 2018 Volvo XC60 Makes North American Debut, Canadian Pricing Announced

All-New 2018 Volvo XC60 Makes North American Debut, Canadian Pricing Announced

New S90 Debuts with Segment-Leading Rear Leg Room and New Powertrains NEW YORK, April 12, 2017; Today, the all-new XC60 made its North American debut at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The XC60 will have a starting MSRP of $45,900 in Canada and will be available in showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2017. ... Continue reading

Airbus Names Finalists for "Fly Your Ideas 2017" Student Competition

Airbus Names Finalists for "Fly Your Ideas 2017" Student Competition

New technologies and business models to shape the future of aviation Five teams compete for the crown of most innovative and a €30,000 prize TOULOUSE, France, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Airbus has shortlisted the five finalist student teams competing in the fifth edition of the Fly Your Ideas challenge. The radical conce ... Continue reading

Cargojet Announces Voting Results from Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Cargojet Announces Voting Results from Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Cargojet Inc. (TSX: CJT, CJT.A) ("Cargojet" or the "Company") announced the voting results from its annual and special meeting of shareholders held today at the offices of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario. A total of ... Continue reading

Commercial Vehicle Group Announces The Successful Refinancing Of Its Senior Notes

Commercial Vehicle Group Announces The Successful Refinancing Of Its Senior Notes

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, April 12, 2017 -- Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. (the "Company" and "CVG") today announced it has closed on a $175 million Term Loan and Security Agreement, with interest at LIBOR plus 600 and maturity on April 12, 2023 ("TLS Agreement"), initiated to refinance the Company's $235 million 7.875% notes ... Continue reading

Holland America Line's 'Canada Super Sale' Features Exceptional Savings for Canadian Residents

Holland America Line's 'Canada Super Sale' Features Exceptional Savings for Canadian Residents

Canadian promotion kicks off with rates on Alaska Cruises and Land+Sea Journeys SEATTLE, April 12, 2017 -- Canadian residents looking to book a Holland America Line cruise vacation can take advantage of special fares with the Canada Super Sale. The promotion features savings of more than CAD1,000 per person on a varie ... Continue reading

2017 NY Auto Show - Toyota FT-4X Concept a Modern 4x4 Toolbox for Urbanites +VIDEO

2017 NY Auto Show - Toyota FT-4X Concept a Modern 4x4 Toolbox for Urbanites +VIDEO

It’s only natural. In the busyness of city-based work life there emerges a growing urge to “get away”. For millennial-aged professionals confined to city limits, oftentimes these getaways are unplanned, and are of the casual, less extreme kind. ... Continue reading

707-Horsepower 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

707-Horsepower 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Most Powerful and Quickest SUV Ever Most powerful SUV ever: supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine delivers 707 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque Quickest SUV ever: 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.5 seconds, quarter mile in 11.6 seconds and top speed of 180 mph Upgraded TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission a ... Continue reading

2018 INFINITI Q50 Makes its North American Debut at the 2017 New York International Auto Show

2018 INFINITI Q50 Makes its North American Debut at the 2017 New York International Auto Show

2018 INFINITI Q50 makes its north american debut at the 2017 new york international auto show NEW YORK (April 12, 2017) - INFINITI will debut the enhanced Q50 premium sports sedan for the first time in North America at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, which runs from April 14 to 23, at the Jacob Javits Conven ... Continue reading

Honda Adds Two New Clarity Models To Fuel-cell Version; 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and 2018 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda Adds Two New Clarity Models To Fuel-cell Version; 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and 2018 Honda Clarity Electric

NEW YORK CITY, April 12, 2017 -- Honda today revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell, saying it will target U.S. sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. The Clarity series will contribute to an anticipated five-fold incre ... Continue reading

Subaru Ascent SUV Concept Makes World Debut At The 2017 New York International Auto Show

Subaru Ascent SUV Concept Makes World Debut At The 2017 New York International Auto Show

NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 -- Subaru confirms future 3-row SUV will be named Subaru Ascent The Ascent will be powered by an all-new turbocharged DI Boxer Engine Ascent SUV Concept showcases 7 passenger interior Subaru of America, Inc., which this month posted its 64th consecutive month of record-breaking sales, today mad ... Continue reading

Maserati Unveils New Special Edition Ghibli "Nerissimo" At New York International Auto Show

Maserati Unveils New Special Edition Ghibli "Nerissimo" At New York International Auto Show

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 12, 2017 -- Maserati North America has chosen the background of New York City to unveil a new special Ghibli model, the Nerissimo Edition, of which only 450 will be produced strictly for the United States and Canada. The debut of the Ghibli Nerissimo at the New York International Auto Show ... Continue reading

Audi of America Launches Audi Sport Brand at 2017 New York Auto Show

Audi of America Launches Audi Sport Brand at 2017 New York Auto Show

NEW YORK—Audi of America today launched the new Audi Sport brand at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Representing the best in track-tested performance available from the four rings, Audi Sport models offer the perfect balance of driving dynamics, innovation and quality. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Rio Sedan And Kia Rio 5-Door Make U.S. Debut At New York International Auto Show

2018 Kia Rio Sedan And Kia Rio 5-Door Make U.S. Debut At New York International Auto Show

its eye-catching design and impressive roster of features, the all-new 2018 Rio sedan and 5-door are the latest additions to the world-class Kia Motors America (KMA) model lineup. Penned at Kia's European and U.S. design studios in collaboration with Kia's design base in Namyang, Korea, this subcompact duo will bring a ... Continue reading

U.S. Drivers Score an Average "C" Rating on Safe Driving Skills

U.S. Drivers Score an Average "C" Rating on Safe Driving Skills

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 12, 2017 -- The majority of drivers in the United States (92%) uses their phone while behind the wheel. That's according to the data released today from EverQuote, Inc., the leading online insurance marketplace in the U.S. matching drivers with insurance providers based on price and coverage nee ... Continue reading

New Audi R8 LMS GT4: World premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in New York

New Audi R8 LMS GT4: World premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in New York

• Audi Sport Customer Racing Headed For Growth • New racecar fills gap between TCR and GT3 • Close connection to road-going Audi R8 Coupe V10 NEW YORK - April 12, 2017 – Audi Sport GmbH premiered the GT4 version of its R8 LMS racecar on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. It’s the newest addition ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Media Night Highlights at 2017 New York Auto Show +VIDEO

Mercedes-Benz Media Night Highlights at 2017 New York Auto Show +VIDEO

Mercedes-Benz is pleased to announce the world and/or U.S. premiere of five new or recently redesigned vehicles at the 2017 New York Auto Show. Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV – World Premiere No Embargo For the first time from Mercedes-AMG, a mid-size SUV will be available with a powerful eight-cylinder biturbo engine. ... Continue reading

2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Debuts in New York

2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Debuts in New York

• New F SPORT model offers the most engaging LS driving experience ever. • Includes exclusive F SPORT design touches, 20-inch alloy wheels, 6-piston front and 4 piston rear brakes. ... Continue reading

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