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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Amazon As Local Car Dealer?

Amazon As Local Car Dealer?

Special to The Auto Channel From Gary Brooks CMO Syncron “The automotive service supply chain is already in a state of change. Brands such as Tesla are already allowing customers to circumvent the conventional dealership model and work with the OEM directly. ... Continue reading

Technavio Announces Key Highlights from Their Car Leasing, Automotive Timing Belt, and Automotive Racing Tire Reports

Technavio Announces Key Highlights from Their Car Leasing, Automotive Timing Belt, and Automotive Racing Tire Reports

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio's automotive industry reports cover a variety of markets. (Graphic: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio's automotive industry reports cover a variety of markets. ... Continue reading

Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame recognizes Robert Deluce, Porter Airlines CEO

Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame recognizes Robert Deluce, Porter Airlines CEO

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines' president and CEO, Robert Deluce, is being formally inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) at a ceremony to be held in Vancouver this evening. The honour represents a continuing career that began by assisting his parents as a boy with their small hunting and ... Continue reading

Wholesale Used Vehicle Prices Decline in May

Wholesale Used Vehicle Prices Decline in May

MCLEAN, Va., June 15, 2017 -- Used vehicle analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services note in their June 2017 Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update that May wholesale prices declined by an average of 1.9 percent. Major findings in the free monthly report also point out: J.D. Power Valuation Services' used ... Continue reading

Cristallo Resort & Spa In Cortina, Italy Joins The Luxury Collection

Cristallo Resort & Spa In Cortina, Italy Joins The Luxury Collection

BETHESDA, Md., June 15, 2017 -- The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International , today announced that Cristallo, a historic hotel located in the renowned Italian town of Cortina d'Ampezzo, will join The Luxury Collection, the world's premier portfolio of upscale destinations, this June.   Owne ... Continue reading

Gulf Oil Appoints New President And CEO

Gulf Oil Appoints New President And CEO

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., June 15, 2017 -- Gulf Oil is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Johnson as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Johnson is a 26-year veteran of the energy industry with extensive executive leadership experience throughout the refined product value chain. ... Continue reading

All-New 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Models Prices

All-New 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Models Prices

Crosstrek prices start just $100 over previous generation Second implementation of new Subaru Global Platform 2.0-liter Boxer Engine with Direct Injection Enhanced Safety, Comfort and Agility including X-MODE with Hill Descent Control Active Torque Vectoring and Raised Stablex Suspension standard on all models Subaru o ... Continue reading

All-New 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Starts At $25,345

All-New 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Starts At $25,345

The striking new Tiguan features increased interior and cargo space, sophisticated driver assistance technology, and carries America’s best SUV bumper-to-bumper transferable warranty HERNDON, VA - June 15, 2017: Volkswagen of America, Inc., today announced that pricing of the all-new 2018 Tiguan will start at $25,345 ... Continue reading

Auto Trader New Car Awards Winners Revealed

Auto Trader New Car Awards Winners Revealed

Auto Trader, the UK’s largest marketplace for new and used cars, launched the inaugural Auto Trader New Car Awards in London yesterday, unveiling 10 new cars which can truly be described as consumer car champions. Ditching the traditional ‘expert panel of judges’ and replacing them with 10,000 genuine car owners, ... Continue reading

Volvo Buses: ElectriCity Readying for the Next Phase - Expanding Traffic With Electric Vehicles in Gothenburg

Volvo Buses: ElectriCity Readying for the Next Phase - Expanding Traffic With Electric Vehicles in Gothenburg

After two successful years with electric buses on route 55 in Gothenburg, Sweden, the partners in the ElectriCity venture have decided to expand electric bus operations in the city. In June next year two electrically powered high-capacity buses will start operating on route 16. ... Continue reading

Vast Unveils New CarStory Market Reports to Power AI-Driven Car Sales

Vast Unveils New CarStory Market Reports to Power AI-Driven Car Sales

AUSTIN, Texas—CarStory, Vast’s automotive AI platform, today announced an enhanced version of its Market Reports. The new CarStory Market Reports give customers a complete pricing, condition and feature analysis to discover and decide on the right car—in real-time, on any mobile device. ... Continue reading

AAA: 24 Million American Drivers Continue to Drive on Empty

AAA: 24 Million American Drivers Continue to Drive on Empty

According to a recent AAA survey, 24 million (11 percent) American drivers continue to drive after the low fuel warning light turns on. Drivers who attempt to stretch a tank of gas too far could end up stranded. ... Continue reading

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Fiat 124 Spider - Topless In Chicago Review By Larry Nutson

There’s only one way that the Fiat 124 Spider should be driven. And that is with the top down! ... Continue reading

2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

I know Ford Escapes are popular vehicles because I see a lot of them on the road. But, in my area of the world, we also see a lot of Subarus, and overall, they aren’t that popular. But I was surprised to learn that it sits only behind the F-150 among Ford’s vehicles in popularity. ... Continue reading

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