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Consumer Reports Names Senior (Old People) Friendly Models

Consumer Reports Names Senior (Old People) Friendly Models

YONKERS, NY — More Americans over the age of 65 are on the road than ever before, with more than 40 million carrying a driver’s license. With an eye toward their specific needs, Consumer Reports has compiled a list of the Top 25 New Cars for Senior Drivers. YONKERS, NY — More Americans over the age of 65 are on t ... Continue reading

Caliber Collision Opens 500th Location

Caliber Collision Opens 500th Location

LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 2, 2017 -- Caliber Collision Centers, the largest collision repair company in the U.S., celebrated a major milestone in the company's history with the opening of its 500th location in Ft. Worth, Texas this week.  Caliber Collisions' 500 centers are located across 17 states and the District of ... Continue reading

Federal Signal Completes Acquisition of Truck Bodies and Equipment International

Federal Signal Completes Acquisition of Truck Bodies and Equipment International

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 2, 2017 -- Federal Signal Corporation ("the Company"), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Truck Bodies and Equipment International ("TBEI"), a leading U.S. manufacturer of dump truck bodies and trailers, for a purchase price of ... Continue reading

Rosneft and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Strengthen Technological Cooperation

Rosneft and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Strengthen Technological Cooperation

MOSCOW, June 2, 2017 -- Rosneft and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Canada reports steady sales in May

Mercedes-Benz Canada reports steady sales in May

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network are pleased to announce steady sales throughout the month of May, with 4,552 units retailed. Year-to-date, the company has surpassed 2016's results by 9.2%, and has retailed a total of 21,413 passenger cars, luxury light trucks, vans and smart f ... Continue reading

CORRECTING and REPLACING Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May Sales of 26,893

CORRECTING and REPLACING Mercedes-Benz USA Reports May Sales of 26,893

CORRECTION...by Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA)ATLANTA—First paragraph, third sentence of release dated June 1, 2017, should read: Adding 3,066 units for Vans and 331 units for smart, MBUSA achieved a grand total of 30,290 vehicles for the month, down 7.0% from May of last year (instead of Adding 3,066 units for Vans and 3 ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 2, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The top stories for the week of June 2, 2017, include May 2017 sales figures, the first Indian-produced, right-hand-drive Jeep® Compass rolls off the manufacturing line, Alfa Romeo announces a ... Continue reading

Kids Podcast Kicks Off Summer Car Series with special guest Ray Magliozzi

Kids Podcast Kicks Off Summer Car Series with special guest Ray Magliozzi

Dear Larry, Piling the whole family into the car and setting out on a road trip is an American warm-weather tradition. Podcast-loving parents have a new family friendly resource: Brains On! Think Radio Lab for the younger set. And this summer, the science podcast for kids from American Public Media is dedicating all ... Continue reading

NASA Names Astronaut Patrick Forrester New Chief of Astronaut Office

NASA Names Astronaut Patrick Forrester New Chief of Astronaut Office

HOUSTON, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Director of Flight Operations Brian Kelly has appointed Texas native Patrick Forrester as the chief of the Astronaut Office. Forrester replaces U.S. Navy Capt. ... Continue reading

Top 3 Trends Impacting the Global Automotive Flat Boxer Engine Market Through 2021: Technavio

Top 3 Trends Impacting the Global Automotive Flat Boxer Engine Market Through 2021: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive flat boxer engine 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 flat boxer engine market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Line-Up - New Value-Focused Trim And Enhanced Feature Packaging

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Line-Up - New Value-Focused Trim And Enhanced Feature Packaging

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 2, 2017 -- The award-winning Hyundai Santa Fe lineup continues to improve for the 2018 model year. Building upon major 2017 enhancements such as fresh exterior design and LED lighting signatures to additional infotainment, safety features and new Drive Mode selection, an all-new Value pack ... Continue reading

Mazda Canada reports sales for May 2017

Mazda Canada reports sales for May 2017

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported May sales of 7,250 vehicles, which represents an increase of 7.9 percent versus May 2016. Year to date sales are 29,510, which is an increase of 7.1 percent compared to the same period in 2016. ... Continue reading

LISTEN SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE From New York Saturday June 3, 2017 7-9 AM

LISTEN SATURDAY MORNING LIVE! - Auto Lab Call-In Radio LIVE From New York Saturday June 3, 2017 7-9 AM

Robert Sinclair Jr.- AAA Northeast- TEEN DRIVERS 300% MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN ROAD CRASHES ... Continue reading

2017 Lincoln Continental Review - Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln Continental Review - Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Lincoln Continental Riding in First Class By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel This interior is really nice” said my wife shortly after getting comfortable in the front passenger seat of the all-new 2017 Continental I was driving. The 2017 Lincoln Continental is all abou ... Continue reading

Icahn Automotive Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Precision Auto Care, Inc.

Icahn Automotive Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Precision Auto Care, Inc.

Icahn Automotive Group LLC, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire automotive service company Precision Auto Care, Inc., parent company of Precision Tune Auto Care. “The acquisition of Precision Auto Care, with more than 250 corporate-owned and franchised Precision Tune service locations ... Continue reading

2018 INFINITI Q50 Production Begins in Japan +VIDEO

2018 INFINITI Q50 Production Begins in Japan +VIDEO

First 2018 INFINITI Q50 sedans roll off the production line in Tochigi. Sales commence in the United States this summer. ... Continue reading

Uncovering The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition

Uncovering The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition

Opposition to alternative fuels almost always stems from the petroleum oil industry; the controlling caste of the global energy world. ... Continue reading

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition

Breaking the ring of Big Oil sponsored deception By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL ... Continue reading

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition - Round 2

Unmasking The Gas Roots of Contemporary Ethanol Opposition - Round 2

Breaking the ring of Big Oil sponsored deception, link by link. Hot on the heels of Economist-Professor Bill Shughart publishing his editorial ("How The Ethanol Mandate Is Killing The American Prairie") that was filled with incorrect and irrelevant information to disparage ethanol, comes another anti-ethanol commentary ... Continue reading

Debunking the Myth of Man-Made Global Warming - LATEST MATERIALS +VIDEO

Debunking the Myth of Man-Made Global Warming - LATEST MATERIALS +VIDEO

Debunking the Myth of Man-Made Global Warming - VIDEO ENHANCED By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher I am very definitely not a meteorologist, climatologist, geologist, biologist, or even a proctologist, even if I am at times a pain in the rear end. As a friend of mine, who is an environmental scientist, s ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Launches New Joint Venture for E-Mobility in China

Volkswagen Launches New Joint Venture for E-Mobility in China

The Volkswagen Group is expanding its successful engagement in the People's Republic of China with a new joint venture. In the presence of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Volkswagen signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) in Berlin to ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Corolla Review By Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

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