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Université Laval Achieves 4,113 MPG at SAE Supermileage® Competition

Université Laval Achieves 4,113 MPG at SAE Supermileage® Competition

MARSHALL, Mich. … Power management company Eaton, along with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), announced the final results of the annual SAE Supermileage® competition held at Eaton’s Proving Grounds in Marshall, Michigan, on June 8-9, 2017. ... Continue reading

1.7 Million Auto Channel Visitors In January 2017 Agree Size and Quality Do Matter For Accurate Automotive Research and In-depth Information

1.7 Million Auto Channel Visitors In January 2017 Agree Size and Quality Do Matter For Accurate Automotive Research and In-depth Information

content worth reading, The Internet (and The Auto Channel) is Different - Size Does Matter Over the past 20 years people have asked us ... Continue reading

Alcon Announces New Front and Rear Brake Upgrade for Ford Raptor and F-150

Alcon Announces New Front and Rear Brake Upgrade for Ford Raptor and F-150

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina, June 14, 2017 -- Alcon, a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of brakes, clutches and actuation for motorsports, OEM, aftermarket, specialist and armored/military vehicles, has released a complete brake upgrade for the Ford Raptor and Ford F-150, suitable for both on- a ... Continue reading

Car Manufacturers Join With Shell and Bosch to Launch FindAdBlue.com

Car Manufacturers Join With Shell and Bosch to Launch FindAdBlue.com

LONDON, June 14, 2017 -- Several car manufacturers working with Bosch and Shell, together with Integer Research Ltd, have launched the website www.FindAdBlue.com to help drivers of passenger cars and vans to find a convenient filling station to refill their AdBlue® tank. The latest emissions regulations mean that man ... Continue reading

From Paris to London in a Flying Car - Today- June 14th 2017- VAYLON X CARTIER

From Paris to London in a Flying Car - Today- June 14th 2017- VAYLON X CARTIER

AMBLETEUSE, France, June 14, 2017 -- When a dream becomes reality …. This Morning 8:03 Lift-off Landing 8:53 (French Time) 50 minutes of flight Jérôme Dauffy achieved his crazy challenge: to drive a flying car across the sea. (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/523425/Magna_Presse_Logo.jpg ) (Photo: http://mma.p ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Announces 16 Consecutive Months Of Record Certified Pre-Owned Sales

Kia Motors America Announces 16 Consecutive Months Of Record Certified Pre-Owned Sales

IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2017 -- Kia Motors America (KMA) announced the 16th consecutive month of record Certified Pre-Owned sales, with 7,008 units sold in May. The brand's award-winning program continues to introduce new consumers to Kia's diverse lineup of vehicles. Kia's U.S.-built* vehicles – the Optima and Sore ... Continue reading

More Than 200,000 Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired Across Riverside County; Largest Auto Safety Recall In History Has Taken Fatal Toll On Southern California

More Than 200,000 Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired Across Riverside County; Largest Auto Safety Recall In History Has Taken Fatal Toll On Southern California

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of thousands of Riverside County residents are driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could blast shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon deployment. In response, family and friends of local victims, along with ... Continue reading

Redesigned 2018 Hyundai Sonata Streamlines Packaging With High-Demand Features At Every Price Point

Redesigned 2018 Hyundai Sonata Streamlines Packaging With High-Demand Features At Every Price Point

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 14, 2017 -- The 2018 Hyundai Sonata, with a dramatic new exterior design, an impressive list of standard safety features, and a new eight-speed automatic transmission in 2.0T models, once again sets the standard in the mid-size sedan segment. Pricing throughout the lineup delivers consumer ... Continue reading

The Cobalt Market Growth Driven by the Electric Vehicle Sector

The Cobalt Market Growth Driven by the Electric Vehicle Sector

NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 -- Demand for cobalt has increased over the course of the last year in large, thanks to demand from the global electric vehicle (EV) industry. Cobalt is a key component of the lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles, a report by CNBC reveals that according to a report from the Organizat ... Continue reading

US Retail Sales of New Motor Vehicles to Fall to 17.1 Million Units in 2021

US Retail Sales of New Motor Vehicles to Fall to 17.1 Million Units in 2021

CLEVELAND, June 14, 2017 -- US retail sales of motor vehicles are forecast to total 17.1 million units in 2021, according to Motor Vehicles: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. An expected rise in interest rates will weigh on new vehicle sales, as the vast majority of new car purchases ... Continue reading

Don't Miss 2017 Eyes On Design - This Weekend At The Edsel and Ford Eleanor House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

Don't Miss 2017 Eyes On Design - This Weekend At The Edsel and Ford Eleanor House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

2017 EYES ON DESIGN SHOW The Best Fathers Day Show Anywhere From Delahaye to Model A Car Show Preview by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau The Edsel and Ford Eleanor House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan is an ideal venue for a premier classic and collector car show. Broad, expansive lawns, stately hardwoo ... Continue reading

Chrysler Pacifica and Amazon Family Present The Jillian Michaels Ultimate Parent Sweepstakes

Chrysler Pacifica and Amazon Family Present The Jillian Michaels Ultimate Parent Sweepstakes

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 14, 2017 -- Chrysler Pacifica, Amazon Family and world's leading fitness expert Jillian Michaels create the Ultimate Parent Sweepstakes, which kicks off today, June 14, to celebrate and give back to families Grand prize winner to receive an all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan, a pers ... Continue reading

What cars are the race drivers of the 24 hours of LeMans driving in their free time?

What cars are the race drivers of the 24 hours of LeMans driving in their free time?

Posted by Valentin Hilbig on June 14, 2017 | Journal Porsche GT2 – Neel Jani Swiss/Indian hotshot Neel Jani stays in the fast lane in his spare time, keeping on-brand too. His Porsche GT3 RS might not be quite as quick as his Le Mans car, but he certainly won’t be beaten by many cars on the road, especially when it ... Continue reading

First-Ever Honda Civic Type R for America Goes On Sale Tomorrow

First-Ever Honda Civic Type R for America Goes On Sale Tomorrow

The all-new 2017 Honda Civic Type R – the ultimate performance variant of America's best-selling car1 and the first-ever Type R-badged Honda sold in the U.S. – goes on sale starting tomorrow in one comprehensively-equipped Touring trim with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)2 of $33,900. The most powerf ... Continue reading

Over 10 Companies Expected to Launch Flying Vehicles by 2022 +VIDEO

Over 10 Companies Expected to Launch Flying Vehicles by 2022 +VIDEO

Frost & Sullivan expects automotive OEMs, start-ups, aerospace companies and other players to make significant investments in the flying cars market and showcase their prototypes in the next 10 years. Flying cars are poised to usher in a whole host of new business services by 2035, including aerial sightseeing services ... Continue reading

Aston Martin Vantage AMR - The First Of A Fierce New Breed

Aston Martin Vantage AMR - The First Of A Fierce New Breed

The Vantage name has long been synonymous with more extreme performance Aston Martins since the 1950s, so it’s entirely appropriate that the Vantage AMR should be the first series production derivative of Aston Martin’s new race-inspired performance range. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, AMR am ... Continue reading

Road Rules: What's Driving Americans on Independence Day?

Road Rules: What's Driving Americans on Independence Day?

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 14, 2017 -- With the official start of summer next week, Hankook Tire today announced the findings from its latest Gauge Index which revealed how drivers plan to road trip over the July Fourth holiday weekend and throughout the season. Whether visiting friends and family or cruising to beaches or ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Offers First Look At The New Polo +VIDEO

Volkswagen Offers First Look At The New Polo +VIDEO

The countdown has begun: this coming Friday (June 16, 2017), Volkswagen is revealing the new Polo in Berlin. The latest edition of the best-selling car is larger, more spacious, more comfortable and will continue the success story of the compact model of which more than 14 million units have been sold. ... Continue reading

New Audi A8 Makes Its Debut in "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

New Audi A8 Makes Its Debut in "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

Before the official world premiere, the new Audi A8* appears on the silver screen. The flagship of the premium brand makes a guest appearances in the Marvel blockbuster ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ in theaters worldwide in July . Therefore, movie fans will be the first to catch a glance at the luxurious sedan at the f ... Continue reading

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