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Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition salutes US launch

Lotus Evora Sport 410 GP Edition salutes US launch

the runaway success of Lotus’ return to North America, the legendary British Sportscar maker has unveiled a unique Evora Sport 410 in one of the company’s most famous liveries, as order books open for the sensational sports car in the US and Canada. Available in the new GP Edition colour scheme, as well a ... Continue reading

Nissan Brings Star Wars Vibe To Big Apple

Nissan Brings Star Wars Vibe To Big Apple

Highlights include massive Death Star inflatable hovering over the vehicles, 360 virtual reality experience debut, <em>Star Wars</em>&nbsp;character-themed digital mirror experience and final-weekend appearances by stormtroopers</li> <li>The 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One&nbsp;<em>Star Wars</em>&nbsp;Limited Edition mode ... Continue reading

Holley EFI Race News: Barker Doubles Up in Gainesville, Massel Rules NMCA in Bradenton

Holley EFI Race News: Barker Doubles Up in Gainesville, Massel Rules NMCA in Bradenton

Two of the biggest names in door-car drag racing – Jeffrey Barker and Bruno Massel – are already racking up wins in 2017. Barker dominated Top Sportsman competition in Gainesville, Fla., on consecutive weekends, and Massel topped all challengers in the Holley EFI Factory Super Cars category at the NMCA Muscle Car M ... Continue reading

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

Silicon Valley On Its Way To Disrupt The Auto Industry and The Historic Need For Traditional Car Companies

After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, T ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID LIMITED AWD Review by Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan Debuts

2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan Debuts

TORRANCE, Calif., April 6, 2017 -- The all-new Honda Civic Si Coupe and Civic Si Sedan debuted today in a global reveal video broadcast on Honda's YouTube channel at honda.us/2017CivicSiReveal. The exciting and dynamic video features the stylish, personal two-door coupe and sleek, accommodating four-door sedan - both s ... Continue reading

$110.42 Billion Automotive Lightweight Materials Market - By Material, Application, Component, Vehicle Type - Global Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets

$110.42 Billion Automotive Lightweight Materials Market - By Material, Application, Component, Vehicle Type - Global Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Lightweight Materials Market by Material, Application, Component, Vehicle Type - Global Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. The automotive lightweight material market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13.06% during the forecast period a ... Continue reading

Annual General Meeting of AB Volvo

Annual General Meeting of AB Volvo

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, April 06, 2017 -- The Annual General Meeting of AB Volvo held on April 4, 2017, approved the Board of Directors' motions that a dividend of SEK 3.25 per share be paid to the company's shareholders. The record date for dividends was decided to be April 6, 2017. ... Continue reading

Automotive Tubeless Tire Market Expected to Reach $198 Billion by 2023 - Allied Market Research

Automotive Tubeless Tire Market Expected to Reach $198 Billion by 2023 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, April 6, 2017 -- Automotive Tubeless Tire Market was valued at $132 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach $198 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2017 to 2023. The passenger car segment is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. ... Continue reading

CAA-Quebec launches the Worst Roads 2017 campaign: A unique opportunity for all road users to make things happen!

CAA-Quebec launches the Worst Roads 2017 campaign: A unique opportunity for all road users to make things happen!

QUEBEC CITY, April 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - If you're inconvenienced by roads that are cracked, pothole-filled, crumbling, or otherwise deteriorating to the point that they're less safe to drive on, now's the time to speak out. Join us starting today and together, we'll make things happen! CAA-Quebec invites all road us ... Continue reading

CarMax Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results

CarMax Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results

RICHMOND, Va.—CarMax, Inc. today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2017. Year-over-year highlights include: Net sales and operating revenues increased 9.3% to $4.05 billion in the fourth quarter. ... Continue reading

CheapAir.com Annual Airfare Study Reveals the Best Times to Buy Flights

CheapAir.com Annual Airfare Study Reveals the Best Times to Buy Flights

CALABASAS, Calif., April 6, 2017 -- CheapAir.com today released the findings of its Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy an airline ticket. For the second consecutive year, the study found that 54 days out is, on average, when travelers ... Continue reading

China Yuchai Controls 95% of the Pakistan Municipal Bus Engine Market

China Yuchai Controls 95% of the Pakistan Municipal Bus Engine Market

SINGAPORE, April 6, 2017 -- China Yuchai International Limited ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced today that engines produced by its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL") and installed in 200 Yutong buses were put into use in Lahore's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Pa ... Continue reading

Delphi Partners with otonomo to Leverage Data Marketplace Solution for Automakers

Delphi Partners with otonomo to Leverage Data Marketplace Solution for Automakers

GILLINGHAM, England, April 6, 2017 -- Delphi Automotive PLC announced today it has signed a commercial partnership agreement with otonomo, an Israel-based technology company developing a data marketplace for automakers. otonomo's connected car marketplace seamlessly and securely connects car data from any OEM to servi ... Continue reading

Delphi Partners with Rosenberger to Deliver High Performance Automotive Ethernet Solutions

Delphi Partners with Rosenberger to Deliver High Performance Automotive Ethernet Solutions

GILLINGHAM, England, April 6, 2017 -- Delphi Automotive PLC has completed a strategic agreement with high frequency connectivity company Rosenberger to enhance capabilities in high-speed data transmission. "Connected vehicle platforms require robust electrical architectures to transfer greater amounts of data at incre ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Manufacturers to Focus on Range, Recharging, and Inductive Charging

Electric Vehicle Manufacturers to Focus on Range, Recharging, and Inductive Charging

Continued incentives and subsidies will be crucial market drivers for growth, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team LONDON, April 6, 2017 -- The electric vehicle (EV) market is booming. Approximately 25 new electric vehicle models are likely to be launched later this year with Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3 being th ... Continue reading

Hyperloop One Unveils its Vision for America, Details 11 Routes as Part of Global Challenge

Hyperloop One Unveils its Vision for America, Details 11 Routes as Part of Global Challenge

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2017 -- Executives from Hyperloop One joined leading policymakers and transportation experts here today to reveal details of select Hyperloop routes in the United States and to initiate a nationwide conversation about the future of American transportation. Of more than 2,600 participants in the Hyp ... Continue reading

Maj. Gen. Trombitas Takes Command as Chairman, Green Beret Foundation (GBF)

Maj. Gen. Trombitas Takes Command as Chairman, Green Beret Foundation (GBF)

SAN ANTONIO, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GBF Board of Directors has elected retired Green Beret and Special Operations Commander, Maj. Gen. ... Continue reading

Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive launched today in Shoreditch, London

Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive launched today in Shoreditch, London

https://eu.vocuspr.com/Publish/3296311/vcsPRAsset_3296311_64269_06edf109-cc49-4110-bdd4-2fdb46b34cef_0.jpg Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive launched today in Shoreditch, London · Revealed today – Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive · The classic British icon, remastered for the 21^st Century ... Continue reading

Schneider to Begin Trading Today on the New York Stock Exchange

Schneider to Begin Trading Today on the New York Stock Exchange

GREEN BAY, Wis.—Schneider, a premier provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, announced today that its Class B common stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange this morning, under the ticker symbol “SNDR,” following the previously announced pricing of its initial public offering yest ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Schedules Release Of 2017 First Quarter Results

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Schedules Release Of 2017 First Quarter Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 6, 2017 -- Sonic Automotive, Inc. today announced it will release fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:30 A.M. (Eastern). Senior management will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. (Eastern). To access the live broadcast of th ... Continue reading

Teen Filmmakers Address Driver Safety! Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Finalists in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Teen Filmmakers Address Driver Safety! Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Finalists in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2017 -- Teen filmmakers are pointing their lens at driver safety, and making a difference.  Today, Toyota and Discovery Education announced the ten finalists of the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. Now in its sixth year, the Challenge invites teens to create short videos to inspire the ... Continue reading

The Iconic MINI Arrives in Chennai

The Iconic MINI Arrives in Chennai

CHENNAI, April 6, 2017 -- MINI India announced the opening of its new MINI Showroom by KUN Exclusive, authorised MINI Dealer in Chennai. The dealership will offer the entire range of MINI models available in India and is located adjacent to the BMW showroom at 20 GST Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. ... Continue reading

Valens Raises $60M to Boost Growth, Innovation in Automotive Industry

Valens Raises $60M to Boost Growth, Innovation in Automotive Industry

HOD HASHARON, Israel, April 6, 2017 -- Valens, the developer of HDBaseT and co-founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, announced it has secured an additional $60 million in capital, to fuel the company's inroads into the automotive industry with its ground-breaking HDBaseT technology. The round was led by Israel Growth Partn ... Continue reading

BNSF Recognized with President’s Award by Toyota Logistics Services for Third Year in a Row

BNSF Recognized with President’s Award by Toyota Logistics Services for Third Year in a Row

BNSF Railway was named the 2016 recipient of the President's Award for Logistics Excellence by Toyota Logistics Services for the third year in a row. Pictured left to right: D'Anne Duclos, Vice President, Toyota Logistics Services; Bill Barrett, Senior Rail & Truck Strategy and Operations Manager, Toyota Logistics Serv ... Continue reading

Boeing Reports First-Quarter Deliveries

Boeing Reports First-Quarter Deliveries

CHICAGO, April 6, 2017 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2017. ... Continue reading

Canadian RV and Camping Industry urges the Government to Increase Investments in Tourism Policies and Implement a Fair Tax Regime for Campgrounds

Canadian RV and Camping Industry urges the Government to Increase Investments in Tourism Policies and Implement a Fair Tax Regime for Campgrounds

OTTAWA, April 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Representatives from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC) are on Parliament Hill today to discuss the need for increased investments in tourism policies and infrastructure upgrades and the need for implementation of a ... Continue reading

Car Rental Market Expected to Reach $164,335 Million, Globally, by 2022 - Allied Market Research

Car Rental Market Expected to Reach $164,335 Million, Globally, by 2022 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, April 6, 2017 -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Car Rental Market: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022," the global car rental market was valued at $79,648 million in 2015, and is expected to reach $164,335 million by ... Continue reading

Cunard Partners with The Greatest GENERATIONS Foundation to Commemorate Service of World War II Veterans on August 4 Transatlantic Crossing

Cunard Partners with The Greatest GENERATIONS Foundation to Commemorate Service of World War II Veterans on August 4 Transatlantic Crossing

VALENCIA, Calif., April 6, 2017 -- In partnership with The Greatest GENERATIONS Foundation, Cunard will pay tribute to the forgotten heroes of World War II, honoring our nation's veterans with a unique enrichment program on board Queen Mary 2's Transatlantic Crossing, August 4-12, 2017. On this 8-night voyage departin ... Continue reading

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit

NEW YORK, April 6, 2017 -- This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. Three grants in the ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Top Minivan by New York Daily News

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Top Minivan by New York Daily News

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 6, 2017 -- The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica was named the best minivan of 2017 by the New York Daily News Autos team in the newspaper's second annual Auto Awards. A panel of eight automotive journalists with more than 100 years of collective experience evaluating new vehicles selected this ... Continue reading

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV Lineup At 2017 New York International Auto Show

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV Lineup At 2017 New York International Auto Show

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 6, 2017 -- Building on the excitement of the award-winning 4C and the all-new Giulia premium mid-size sedan, Alfa Romeo introduces the 2018 Stelvio and Stelvio Ti to North America All Stelvio models feature a near perfect 50/50 weight distribution, class-leading power and performance and an e ... Continue reading

Automotive Safety Council Presents Pathfinder Award to BMW's Klaus Kompass

Automotive Safety Council Presents Pathfinder Award to BMW's Klaus Kompass

DETROIT, April 6, 2017 -- At the 56th Annual General Meeting of the Automotive Safety Council, held March 22-26, 2017 in Aventura, Florida, the organization recognized Klaus Kompass of BMW AG with its prestigious Pathfinder Award. Prof. ... Continue reading

2017 Genesis G90 RWD 3.3T Premium - Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Genesis G90 RWD 3.3T Premium - Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

This week’s test car is a new Genesis G90. But what’s a “Genesis”? Shouldn’t that be “Hyundai Genesis”? No longer. ... Continue reading

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Ethanol Chronicles - SPECIAL EDITION: David Are You There? - Latest Posts

Lively, Spirited and Sometimes Humorous Repartee Concerning Energy Issues By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline The shocking truth about gasoline's destructive nature By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-President THE AUTO CHANNEL How do you like the headline of this story? "Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced H ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW

2017 MAZDA CX-3 REVIEW HEELS ON WHEELS: ... Continue reading

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