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Hyundai Motor Launches Kona SUV

Hyundai Motor Launches Kona SUV

June 13, 2017 – Hyundai Motor has unveiled the latest vehicle in its expanding line-up of stylish SUVs, the Kona compact SUV. With a strong, impactful design and uncompromised individuality, the Kona is designed to appeal to modern customers with active lifestyles. ... Continue reading

10 Best New-Car Deals For June 2017 According To Kelley Blue Book

10 Best New-Car Deals For June 2017 According To Kelley Blue Book

IRVINE, Calif., June 12, 2017 To kick off the summer selldown season, the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com have compiled a list of their top 10 lease, financing and cash back deals for new models available this month from a variety of automakers. ... Continue reading

Field Testing New Breath-Alcohol Detection Device Equipped with Facial Recognition

Field Testing New Breath-Alcohol Detection Device Equipped with Facial Recognition

Contributing to the safety of corporate vehicle drivers by enabling central management of alcohol test data through smartphones. TOKYO, Jun, 12 2017 - Hitachi, Ltd. ... Continue reading

$6.3 Billion Automotive Solenoid Market by Application, Vehicle Type, Electric Vehicle Type, Valve Design, Function and Region - Global Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets

$6.3 Billion Automotive Solenoid Market by Application, Vehicle Type, Electric Vehicle Type, Valve Design, Function and Region - Global Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Solenoid Market by Application (Body Control & Interiors, Engine Control & Cooling System), Vehicle Type (PC, LCV, HCV), Electric Vehicle Type (BEV, HEV, PHEV, FCEV), Valve Design, Function and Region - Global Forecast to 2022" report to their ... Continue reading

Automotive Chassis Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Chassis Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

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Axalta Coating Systems Exhibits Energy Solutions Products at CWIEME in Berlin, Germany

Axalta Coating Systems Exhibits Energy Solutions Products at CWIEME in Berlin, Germany

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Axalta will present the newest additions to its Energy Solutions portfolio at CWIEME in Berlin, Germany, from June 20 to 22, 2017 (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail BASEL, Switzerl ... Continue reading

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ Autobase and Web Control CRMs Participating in Premium CRM Category for General Motors Dealers

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ Autobase and Web Control CRMs Participating in Premium CRM Category for General Motors Dealers

NORFOLK, Va.—Dominion Dealer Solutions’ leading customer relationship management (CRM) and lead management systems, Autobase and Web ControlTM, are now both Premium CRM products for General Motors. Dominion has been a part of GM’s Dealer Technology Assistance Program (DTAP) since its inception. ... Continue reading

Drivers Continue to Pass Stopped School Buses, Placing Children at Risk

Drivers Continue to Pass Stopped School Buses, Placing Children at Risk

MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y., June 12, 2017 -- Children entering and leaving their school buses remain at risk from vehicles that illegally pass stopped buses in the Longwood Central School District, according to results from a school bus stop arm safety camera pilot program. Two buses in the district operated with school bus s ... Continue reading

Hoffa: DOL Should Not Rescind And Rollback Necessary Worker Protection Rules And Interpretations

Hoffa: DOL Should Not Rescind And Rollback Necessary Worker Protection Rules And Interpretations

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on three Department of Labor announcements last week that reverse rules put in place during the Obama administration which required companies to report outside union busting activities, as wel ... Continue reading

Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Market Expected to Reach US$9,454.04 Million by 2025: Transparency Market Research

Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Market Expected to Reach US$9,454.04 Million by 2025: Transparency Market Research

ALBANY, New York, June 12, 2017 -- Despite the presence of a large number of small players, the global Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Market features a largely consolidated vendor landscape, wherein the leading four vendors cumulatively accounted for a nearly 58% of the market in 2016, observes a recent report by ... Continue reading

News from City West Commercials - DB International hits six with eye-catching new Mercedes-Benz Actros

News from City West Commercials - DB International hits six with eye-catching new Mercedes-Benz Actros

[cid:image001.jpg@01D2E393.66BF81D0] Date: 12 June 2017 [cid:image002.jpg@01D2E393.66BF81D0] DB International hits six with eye-catching new Mercedes-Benz Actros Three and a half years after investing in its first Mercedes-Benz tractors, Bristol-based DB International has switched its entire truck line-up to the three- ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson’s Northeast Auction Features Well-Preserved, Restored American Prewar Classics

Barrett-Jackson’s Northeast Auction Features Well-Preserved, Restored American Prewar Classics

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Among the notable prewar classics crossing the block at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction is a ’24 Marmon Model 34B Roadster (Lot #694) in factory-new condition. (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Among the notable prewar classics crossing the ... Continue reading

New Technology Connects Car Sellers with Local Buyers

New Technology Connects Car Sellers with Local Buyers

Independent Automobile Dealers Association’s Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, the world's largest gathering of used vehicle dealers. Dallas-based 5miles has established working relationships with many of the largest dealer inventory providers, such as CarsforSale.com, Dealer Car Search, AutoCorner, Frazer, HomeNet, De ... Continue reading

Airport Lounge Development Grows Lounge Network To Seventeen With The Addition Of The Club At Pittsburgh International Airport

Airport Lounge Development Grows Lounge Network To Seventeen With The Addition Of The Club At Pittsburgh International Airport

DALLAS, June 12, 2017 -- Airport Lounge Development Inc. (ALD), the leader in independent shared-use airport lounges within the U.S., announced today the opening of The Club, located at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), ALD's 17th lounge location. The new opening marks ALD's third this year, further validating th ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson Brings Impressive Docket to 2nd Annual Northeast Auction, Online with Proxibid

Barrett-Jackson Brings Impressive Docket to 2nd Annual Northeast Auction, Online with Proxibid

OMAHA, Neb.—Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will be the exclusive provider of online bidding when Barrett-Jackson’s 2nd annual Northeast Auction takes place June 21-24. Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will bring the wildly popula ... Continue reading

Carnival Corporation Wins Top Global Award for Best Sustainability Report

Carnival Corporation Wins Top Global Award for Best Sustainability Report

MIAMI, June 12, 2017 -- Carnival Corporation , the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has been recognized for producing the year's most engaging and informative sustainability report in the 10th annual Corporate Register Reporting Awards, the only annual global awards program honoring excellenc ... Continue reading

Edmunds Named to Computerworld 2017 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Edmunds Named to Computerworld 2017 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 12, 2017 --  IDG's Computerworld today announced that Edmunds has been named among the 2017 Best Places to Work in IT, an honor that recognizes the 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing excellent benefits and compensation. Edmunds, the leading car shopping and i ... Continue reading

Gates Acquires Assets Of Techflow Flexibles In Move That Strengthens Its Position In The Global Fluid Power Market

Gates Acquires Assets Of Techflow Flexibles In Move That Strengthens Its Position In The Global Fluid Power Market

DENVER, June 12, 2017 -- Affiliates of the Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of fluid power and power transmission products serving industrial and automotive markets, today announced the acquisition of UK-based GTF Engineering and Services, the owner of the assets of Techflow Flexibles. Techflow Fle ... Continue reading

Global Emission Control Catalysts (ECCs) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.8% by 2021 - Key Vendors are BASF, Cataler, Clariant, Johnson Matthey & Umicore - Research and Markets

Global Emission Control Catalysts (ECCs) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 9.8% by 2021 - Key Vendors are BASF, Cataler, Clariant, Johnson Matthey & Umicore - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Emission Control Catalysts (ECCs) Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global emission control catalysts market to grow at a CAGR of 9.88% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Connecticut Children's Medical Center With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Connecticut Children's Medical Center With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

HARTFORD, Conn., June 12, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Connecticut Children's Medical Center of Connecticut with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. Connecticut Children's Medical Center is one of 25 recipients of this year's award, which is given to pediatric oncology departments at select children's ho ... Continue reading

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents The Women And Children's Hospital With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents The Women And Children's Hospital With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 12, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Women and Children's Hospital of with a $50,000.00 Hyundai Impact Award. The Women and Children's Hospital is one of 25 recipients of this year's award, which is given to pediatric oncology departments at select children's hospitals nationwide. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Opens Seosan Proving Ground with Full of Advanced Surfaces

Hyundai Mobis Opens Seosan Proving Ground with Full of Advanced Surfaces

SEOUL, South Korea—Hyundai Mobis (KRX:012330) has opened its own proving ground featuring 14 test tracks including advanced test tracks designed to develop core technologies of autonomous driving. Hyundai Mobis, the automotive supplier, announced on June 12th that it has recently opened its Seosan Proving Ground on a ... Continue reading

i.M. Branded bringing jobs and innovation to Pontiac

i.M. Branded bringing jobs and innovation to Pontiac

PONTIAC, Mich., June 12, 2017 -- Anyone driving on I-75 lately who glances up at the Chrysler World Headquarters and Technology Center has seen the work of i.M. Branded. The Michigan-based company creates the eye-catching 18,000 sq. ... Continue reading

Intel Announces Expiration of HSR Waiting Period For Proposed Acquisition of Mobileye

Intel Announces Expiration of HSR Waiting Period For Proposed Acquisition of Mobileye

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Intel Corporation today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR”), with respect to the previously announced proposed acquisition of Mobileye N.V. by Intel expired effective June 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m., New York City time ... Continue reading

Lexus Drives the Premium Experience at the 117th U.S. Open Championship

Lexus Drives the Premium Experience at the 117th U.S. Open Championship

TORRANCE, Calif., June 12, 2017 -- For the 11th consecutive year, Lexus returns as the official automotive partner of the U.S. Open Championship in partnership with the United States Golf Association (USGA). Over the course of the Championship, Lexus will provide over 300 vehicles to players and Championship officials ... Continue reading

Lockheed Martin's LM-100J Commercial Freighter Will Make International Debut at 2017 Paris Air Show

Lockheed Martin's LM-100J Commercial Freighter Will Make International Debut at 2017 Paris Air Show

MARIETTA, Ga., June 12, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin's LM-100J commercial freighter aircraft will make its international debut at the 2017 International Paris Air Show. The aircraft will be on static display June 19-21 at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. ... Continue reading

Man-portable Anti-armor Weapons Market: Rising Defense Budgets Allowing Countries to Invest More on Weapon Procurement, Says TMR

Man-portable Anti-armor Weapons Market: Rising Defense Budgets Allowing Countries to Invest More on Weapon Procurement, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York, June 12, 2017 -- The global market for man-portable anti-armor weapons features a largely consolidated vendor landscape wherein the top four vendors cumulatively accounted for a massive 58% of the overall market in 2016, observes Transparency Market Research (TMR) in a recent report. Despite the stron ... Continue reading

NAPA AUTO PARTS Selects Yes Lifecycle Marketing's Cross-Channel Communications and Analytics Platform Yesmail360i

NAPA AUTO PARTS Selects Yes Lifecycle Marketing's Cross-Channel Communications and Analytics Platform Yesmail360i

Single sign-on solution enables global automotive parts aftermarket leader to harness combined power of technology, data, analytics, strategic services, and campaign execution to drive local store sales CHICAGO, June 12, 2017 -- Yes Lifecycle Marketing today announced that NAPA AUTO PARTS has chosen Yes Lifecycle Marke ... Continue reading

NASA's TASAR Trial Takes Flight on Alaska Airlines With Installation of UTC Aerospace Systems' Aircraft Data Management Solution

NASA's TASAR Trial Takes Flight on Alaska Airlines With Installation of UTC Aerospace Systems' Aircraft Data Management Solution

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 12, 2017 -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. , today announced that Alaska Airlines has completed installation of the company's advanced Aircraft Data Management (ADM) solution on three of its 737NG aircraft. The ADM system is designed to help aircraft save time and fuel ... Continue reading

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Awards Leidos Prime Contract

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Awards Leidos Prime Contract

RESTON, Va., June 12, 2017 -- Leidos , a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide operational support to NSWCCD acoustic trials and research activities for the Navy's Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (SE ... Continue reading

Pilot Flying J Partners with Celebrity Chef Tim Love, Further Enhancing Food Experience for Customers on the Road

Pilot Flying J Partners with Celebrity Chef Tim Love, Further Enhancing Food Experience for Customers on the Road

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 12, 2017 -- Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, is announcing a unique partnership with renowned chef and restaurant owner Tim Love. Love will create new signature food items that will be available at all Pilot Flying J locations across the nation with the go ... Continue reading

PNI Sensor Corporation Joins the LoRa Alliance to Accelerate Widespread Adoption of IoT-Enabled Smart Parking Solutions

PNI Sensor Corporation Joins the LoRa Alliance to Accelerate Widespread Adoption of IoT-Enabled Smart Parking Solutions

SANTA ROSA, Calif.—PNI Sensor Corporation, the world’s foremost expert in precision location, motion tracking, and fusion of sensor systems into real-world applications, today announced that it has joined the LoRa Alliance™. PNI recently introduced PlacePod™, a high-accuracy, in-ground or surface-mounted smart ... Continue reading

Reynolds and Reynolds Announces New LAW® Alaska F&I Library

Reynolds and Reynolds Announces New LAW® Alaska F&I Library

DAYTON, Ohio, June 12, 2017 -- The Reynolds and Reynolds Company today announced the release of the Reynolds LAW® Alaska F&I Library, which is a comprehensive catalog of standardized, legally reviewed finance and insurance (F&I) documents for new car and truck dealers throughout the state of Alaska. Jerry Kirwan, sen ... Continue reading

Semifinal at Englishtown a 'pretty good day' for Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force

Semifinal at Englishtown a 'pretty good day' for Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force

Semifinal at Englishtown a 'pretty good day' for Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force Photo credit: Gary Nastase and Auto Imagery EDITOR'S NOTE - Corrects spelling of Englishtown in headline ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 11) – Courtney Force made her second consecutive Funny Car semifinals appearance in the NHRA M ... Continue reading

Top Fuel Hydro pilot Bryan Sanders pulls off hat trick with third win of Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series

Top Fuel Hydro pilot Bryan Sanders pulls off hat trick with third win of Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Top Fuel Hydro pilot Bryan Sanders pulls off hat trick with third win of Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Travis Tuttle (Top Alcohol Hydro), Tony Scarlata (T ... Continue reading

Workhorse to Exhibit W-15 Electric Pickup Truck at Edison Electric Institute Convention in Boston June 11-14

Workhorse to Exhibit W-15 Electric Pickup Truck at Edison Electric Institute Convention in Boston June 11-14

CINCINNATI, June 12, 2017 -- Workhorse Group Inc. , an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial transportation sector, today announced it will exhibit the new W-15 range-extended electric pickup truck at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Annual Conve ... Continue reading

Don't Worry Car Makers, Ride-sharing Will Not Replace Personal Vehicles, finds Strategy Analytics

Don't Worry Car Makers, Ride-sharing Will Not Replace Personal Vehicles, finds Strategy Analytics

BOSTON, June 12, 2017 -- With the rise of Uber and alternate transport options for consumers, OEMs are rightfully concerned about the impact the increased usage of these options will have on consumers' interest in purchasing future vehicles. A new report from the Automotive Connected Mobility (ACM) service at Strategy ... Continue reading

Honda Announces 2017 Honda Clarity Electric Lease Price at $269 a Month

Honda Announces 2017 Honda Clarity Electric Lease Price at $269 a Month

TORRANCE, Calif., June 12, 2017 -- Honda today announced a competitive introductory lease price of $269 a month for 36 months (plus tax) for the 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan, which is coming to select dealerships in California and Oregon August 20171. The lease terms include an attractive allowance of 20,000 miles ... Continue reading

New Technologies Required to Tackle Problems Facing Growing U.S. Air Travel

New Technologies Required to Tackle Problems Facing Growing U.S. Air Travel

New Technologies Required to Tackle Problems Facing Growing U.S. Air T-  New Technologies Required to Tackle Problems Facing Growing U.S. Air Travel More flight disruptions likely to occur amid record number of passengers expected this summer New York, June 12th, 2017—The Memorial Day holiday weekend officiall ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL WRAPUP - June 12, 2017

NHTSA RECALL WRAPUP - June 12, 2017

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Refreshed 2018 Honda Fit Launches Next Month with More Aggressive Styling, New Sport Trim and Available Honda Sensing

Refreshed 2018 Honda Fit Launches Next Month with More Aggressive Styling, New Sport Trim and Available Honda Sensing

Honda today revealed the 2018 Fit with fresh new styling, the addition of a Sport trim and the availability of Honda Sensing® on its popular hatchback. Updated styling at the front and rear, and a splash of additional color add vibrancy and infuse the versatile Fit with an enhanced youthful, sporty and emotional chara ... Continue reading

Stephen Polk Appointed to Autobrain Advisory Board

Stephen Polk Appointed to Autobrain Advisory Board

Autobrain, the award-winning connected car platform that turns any car into a smart car in minutes, announced today the appointment of Stephen Polk to the Company's advisory board. Polk currently serves as president and CEO of Highgate LLC, and was previously Chairman, president and CEO at R. L. Polk & Co., an automoti ... Continue reading

90 Years of MG Showcased at Silverstone for MGLIVE!

90 Years of MG Showcased at Silverstone for MGLIVE!

LONDON - June 12, 2017: Over 90 years of the MG marque will be showcased at the MG Car Club’s annual celebration MGLive! at Silverstone Circuit on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, with models ranging from the 1920s to the latest launch from MG Motor UK. Around 3,000 MG models will be on display from the Club's var ... 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

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