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Mitsubishi Motors: China Joint-venture Reaches 5,000,000 Engines Produced

Mitsubishi Motors: China Joint-venture Reaches 5,000,000 Engines Produced

TOKYO, May, 19 2017 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced today that cumulative engine production reached five million units at Shenyang Aerospace Mitsubishi Motors Engine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (SAME), MMC's engine joint-venture in Shenyang, China. ... Continue reading

FCA US Files for Diesel Vehicle Certification

FCA US Files for Diesel Vehicle Certification

May 19, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US announced today it has formally filed an application for diesel vehicle emissions certification with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2017 model-year (MY) Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 diesel vehicles. ... Continue reading

Automotive Power Steering Gears Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Power Steering Gears Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive power steering gears market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive power steering gears market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Cerberus Capital Management to Acquire Bushkill Group

Cerberus Capital Management to Acquire Bushkill Group

NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 -- Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. ("Cerberus") today announced that an affiliate of the firm has acquired Bushkill Group ("Bushkill"), a vacation property ownership company located in Pennsylvania from Resorts Group, Inc. The transaction includes Bushkill's popular Pocono Mountains resort loc ... Continue reading

'Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances' by Leland Melvin

'Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances' by Leland Melvin

NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 -- Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey - until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. ... Continue reading

China Buses Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

China Buses Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China: Buses - Market Report - Analysis And Forecast To 2025" report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the Chinese Buses Market. ... Continue reading

China Motorcycle Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

China Motorcycle Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China: Motorcycle - Market Report - Analysis And Forecast To 2025" report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the Chinese Motorcycle Market. ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 19, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The top stories for the week of May 19, 2017, include hands-on care for the Fiat 124 Spider Abarth roadster, a quick sale for a special edition Fiat 124 Spider, prices announced for the all-ne ... Continue reading

GHSA and The National Road Safety Foundation Provide $60,000 to Support State Drowsy Driving Prevention Efforts

GHSA and The National Road Safety Foundation Provide $60,000 to Support State Drowsy Driving Prevention Efforts

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 -- The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and The National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF) are pleased to announce four states will receive grants to implement innovative drowsy driving prevention campaigns. Iowa, Maryland, Nevada and Tennessee will each receive $15,000 in funding. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market 2017-2022: Key Players Magna International, Plastic Omnium Group, TI Automotive & Unipres Corporation - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market 2017-2022: Key Players Magna International, Plastic Omnium Group, TI Automotive & Unipres Corporation - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Fuel Tank Market 2017-2022" report to their offering. The automotive fuel tank market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.68% during 2017-2022, to a market size of USD 16.26 billion by the year 2020. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Shock Absorber Rubber Market 2017-2021: Key Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Automotive Shock Absorber Rubber Market 2017-2021: Key Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive shock absorber rubber market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive shock absorber rubber market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Wheel Bearings Market 2017-2021: Top Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Automotive Wheel Bearings Market 2017-2021: Top Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive wheel bearings market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive wheel bearings market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycle Brake-by-wire System Market - Key Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Global Motorcycle Brake-by-wire System Market - Key Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global motorcycle brake by wire (BBW) system market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global motorcycle brake by wire (BBW) system market from ... Continue reading

Global Two-Wheeler Spark Plugs Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.49% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Bosch, Denso & Valeo - Research and Markets

Global Two-Wheeler Spark Plugs Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6.49% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Bosch, Denso & Valeo - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Two-Wheeler Spark Plugs Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global two-wheeler spark plugs market to grow at a CAGR of 6.49% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

McAuliffe First Governor to Fly in Autonomous Aircraft

McAuliffe First Governor to Fly in Autonomous Aircraft

WALLOPS, Va., May 19, 2017 -- The quest for unpiloted air taxi service took a step forward yesterday as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe became the first sitting governor to fly in a fully automated aircraft.  The 8-minute flight took place Thursday following the opening of NASA's Wallops Island Flight Research Cente ... Continue reading

Parkopedia Launches the 2017 Global Parking Index

Parkopedia Launches the 2017 Global Parking Index

LONDON, May 19, 2017 -- The Global Parking Index report is based on Parkopedia's own dataset, the most comprehensive and accurate parking database in the world, covering more than 50 million parking spaces across 6,500 cities in 75 countries; New York, NY is the most expensive city in the world to park for 2 hours with ... Continue reading

Paul Gauguin Cruises Awarded Best Small-Ship Cruise Line By Global Traveler Magazine For The Second Consecutive Year

Paul Gauguin Cruises Awarded Best Small-Ship Cruise Line By Global Traveler Magazine For The Second Consecutive Year

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 19, 2017 -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, received the award for "Best Small-Ship Cruise Line" for the second consecutive year during Global Traveler's 5th Annua ... Continue reading

Titan International, Inc. U.S. Tire Facilities Ratify a New Five Year Contract

Titan International, Inc. U.S. Tire Facilities Ratify a New Five Year Contract

QUINCY, Ill., May 19, 2017 -- Titan International, Inc. announced today that on Wednesday, May 17, the Titan employees represented by the United Steelworkers ("USW") voted to accept new five year contracts applicable to the Company's operations located in Des Moines, IA (Local 164), Freeport, IL (Local 745) and Bryan, ... Continue reading

Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two veteran NASA astronauts joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Friday. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel to space and current director of the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston, and Michael Foale, the only U.S. astronaut to serve ... Continue reading

BCAA Gas Price Index: B.C. drivers more tolerant of higher gas prices than rest of Canada but make changes to save money

BCAA Gas Price Index: B.C. drivers more tolerant of higher gas prices than rest of Canada but make changes to save money

Aggressive driving guzzles the most gas BURNABY, BC, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The BCAA Gas Price Index released today shows that B.C. drivers love driving and have a greater tolerance for high gas prices compared to the rest of Canada. However, they'll make changes to their driving style and lifestyle to save money. ... Continue reading

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for April 2017

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for April 2017

PANAMA CITY, Panama, May 19, 2017 -- Copa Holdings, S.A. , today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for April 2017: Operating Data Apr 2017 Apr 2016 % Change (YOY) YTD 2017 YTD 2016 % Change (YOY) Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)   ASM (mm) (1) 1,865.0 1,754.1 6.3% 7,671.3 7,320.0 4.8%   RPM (mm) (2) 1, ... Continue reading

Global All Wheel Drive (AWD) Tractor Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Key Vendors are John Deere, Massey Ferguson, Mahindra Tractors & Escorts Group - Research and Markets

Global All Wheel Drive (AWD) Tractor Market - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts to 2021 - Key Vendors are John Deere, Massey Ferguson, Mahindra Tractors & Escorts Group - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global All Wheel Drive (AWD) Tractor Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global all-wheel drive tractor market to grow at a CAGR of 3.98% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycle Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 27% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Continental, Bosch, BMW Motorrad, Honda, Ducati, Garmin & ZF Friedrichshafen - Research and Markets

Global Motorcycle Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 27% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Continental, Bosch, BMW Motorrad, Honda, Ducati, Garmin & ZF Friedrichshafen - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Motorcycle Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global motorcycle advanced driver assistance system market to grow at a CAGR of 27.35% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Used Car Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Alibaba Group Holding, eBay Motors & TrueCar - Research and Markets

Global Used Car Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7% by 2021 - Key Vendors are Alibaba Group Holding, eBay Motors & TrueCar - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Used Car Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global used car market to grow at a CAGR of 7.07% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

IEEE to Honor Professor Alberto Broggi, founder of VisLab, an Ambarella Company, for His Achievements in the Field of Autonomous Driving

IEEE to Honor Professor Alberto Broggi, founder of VisLab, an Ambarella Company, for His Achievements in the Field of Autonomous Driving

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Ambarella, Inc. a leading developer of low-power, HD and Ultra HD video processing semiconductors, today announced that IEEE will honor Professor Alberto Broggi with the IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies, with citation, “for leadership in vehicular environmental perception, an ... Continue reading

Loomes & Co: All-British-made Watches Summit Everest for First Time Since Sir Edmund Hilary in 1953

Loomes & Co: All-British-made Watches Summit Everest for First Time Since Sir Edmund Hilary in 1953

KATMANDHU, Nepal, May 19, 2017 -- At 14.08, Nepalese time on Monday 15th May a team of Ghurkas summited Mount Everest wearing Loomes & Co's entirely British-made watches. The Royal Gurkha Regiment climbing team were the first to summit this season. ... Continue reading

Modine Innovation Tour To Stop in Florence, Ky.

Modine Innovation Tour To Stop in Florence, Ky.

FLORENCE, Ky., May 19, 2017 -- Modine Manufacturing Company , a technology leader in the HVAC industry, will be in Florence on Tuesday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Corken Steel Products Company, for their latest stop on the 2017 Innovation Tour. Traveling across North America, Modine's 2017 Innovation Tour wi ... Continue reading

North America’s First Ace Cafe Now Open in Orlando

North America’s First Ace Cafe Now Open in Orlando

Ace Cafe Orlando, the first North American location of the celebrated London-based motor-diner and the sixth Ace Cafe in the world, rolls its doors open today, May 19. The 35,000-square-foot dining, entertainment, and retail destination reinvigorates a key parcel in downtown Orlando now known as “Ace Corner,” where ... Continue reading

Spin Launches First Seattle 'Spin Cities Project' to Fund Local Bike Initiatives

Spin Launches First Seattle 'Spin Cities Project' to Fund Local Bike Initiatives

SEATTLE, May 19, 2017 -- Spin, the first company to debut the stationless bikeshare concept in America, today announced the launch of the "Spin Cities Project" in Seattle, an initiative devoted to funding improvements to bike safety and infrastructure in the Emerald City. Spin will fund the project with an initial $10 ... Continue reading

Tint World® Expands into Fort Myers, Florida

Tint World® Expands into Fort Myers, Florida

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 19, 2017 -- Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has opened a new location in Fort Myers, Florida. Owned and operated by Mark and Dana Hamilton, the new store is the 13th Tint World® location in Florida and will provide residents with ... Continue reading

Toyoda Gosei and Daicel Announce Enhanced Cooperation and Capital Tie-up

Toyoda Gosei and Daicel Announce Enhanced Cooperation and Capital Tie-up

Enhanced Cooperation (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Enhanced Cooperation (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail KIYOSU, Japan—Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and Daicel Corporation (Osaka, Japan) h ... Continue reading

United States Parking Management Systems Market , Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2012-2022 By Component, Solution, Parking Site Type, End User - Research and Markets

United States Parking Management Systems Market , Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2012-2022 By Component, Solution, Parking Site Type, End User - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "United States Parking Management Systems Market, By Component (Software & Service), By Solution (Access Control, etc.), By Parking Site Type (On-Street & Off-Street), By End User (Government, etc.), Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2012-2022" repor ... Continue reading

US$41+ million of equipment sold at Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth, TX auction

US$41+ million of equipment sold at Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth, TX auction

Two-day unreserved auction attracted 4,250+ bidders from 59 countries, incl. 2,900+ online bidders FORT WORTH, TX, May 19, 2017 - Ritchie Bros. ... Continue reading

Ford Invests $350 Million, Creates or Protects 800 Jobs, Adding New Fuel-Efficient Transmission to Michigan Plant

Ford Invests $350 Million, Creates or Protects 800 Jobs, Adding New Fuel-Efficient Transmission to Michigan Plant

Ford is investing $350 million in its Livonia Transmission Plant, adding a new transmission to expand its lineup of fuel-efficient powertrains as part of the company’s plan to fortify its core automotive business. The investment also includes the creation and protection of 800 hourly jobs. ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 7 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 7 Best Cars to Buy Now

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled May's list of the Best Cars to Buy Now. With car sales on the decline in 2017, car companies have ramped up incentive packages to jump-start sales. ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

2017 Fiat 500X CUV Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Fiat 500X ENGINE: 2.4-liter I-4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm/184 lb.-ft. @ 2,500-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 101.2 in. ... Continue reading

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