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GAC Motor Launches Its Flagship GS8 and GA8 Models in the Middle East

GAC Motor Launches Its Flagship GS8 and GA8 Models in the Middle East

GAC Motor, China's leading auto brand, has released its two flagship models, the GS8, a 7-seat SUV, and the elite GA8 sedan, in Qatar and Kuwait. The launches mark a major step forward in GAC Motor's evolution into an international automaker and affirm the company's dedication to provide the most valuable automotive pr ... Continue reading

California Capital Welcomes Queensland Renewable Fuels' Larissa Rose

California Capital Welcomes Queensland Renewable Fuels' Larissa Rose

Queensland Renewable Fuels (QRFA) Managing Director, Larissa Rose has spent two days in Sacramento, California meeting with government departments and key industry leaders on low carbon policies, renewable fuel initiatives and technologies. Ms Rose visited the Californian capital Sacramento, to gain a greater understan ... Continue reading

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Powertrain Fact Sheet

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Powertrain Fact Sheet

June 2, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Details about the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® V-8 and powertrain in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: Displacement: Supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 Construction: Deep-skirt cast iron block; aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chamber Output: 840 bhp (626 kW) @ 6,300 r ... Continue reading

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

2018 KIA NIRO Review By Steve Purdy

The new 2018 Kia Niro has much to admire and should be on your shopping list. 2018 KIA NIRO The Newest Little Hybrid Review by Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Looking for a really small, efficient crossover? Well, here’s a brand new one just out of the box – the 2017 Kia Niro, a hybrid subcompact, fron ... Continue reading

AMETEK Executive Chairman Frank S. Hermance To Retire

AMETEK Executive Chairman Frank S. Hermance To Retire

BERWYN, Pa., June 5, 2017 -- After 27 years with AMETEK, Inc. , Frank S. Hermance has chosen to retire as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective July 7, 2017. Mr. Hermance's retirement culminates a remarkable and distinguished career at AMETEK, including 17 years as Chief Executive Officer. ... Continue reading

BWD Automotive Releases 87 New Part Numbers

BWD Automotive Releases 87 New Part Numbers

NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 87 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line. The release spans 20 product categories and expands coverage through the 2017 model year with more than 25 million VIO. ... Continue reading

Greece Leads as Top Travel 365-Days Destination, 30 Million Visitors Expected in 2017

Greece Leads as Top Travel 365-Days Destination, 30 Million Visitors Expected in 2017

NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 -- The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) announced that it expects a record-breaking 30 million international visitors to Greece for 2017. This represents a growth rate of 7%, or an additional 2 million additional visitors over the previous year. ... Continue reading

Aircraft Engines Market Worth 92.38 Billion USD by 2022

Aircraft Engines Market Worth 92.38 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, June 5, 2017 -- The report "Aircraft Engines Market by Type (Turboprop, Turbofan, Turboshaft, Piston Engine), Application (Military Aviation, Commercial Aviation, General Aviation), Platform (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the aircraft en ... Continue reading

Boats Group, Parent Company to World's Most Popular Boating Marketplaces, is Moving Company Headquarters to Miami, Florida

Boats Group, Parent Company to World's Most Popular Boating Marketplaces, is Moving Company Headquarters to Miami, Florida

NORFOLK, Va., June 5, 2017 -- Boats Group, the leading global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers, today announced they are moving their corporate headquarters to Miami, Florida. Currently based in Norfolk, Virginia, the company anticipates the move to be com ... Continue reading

Canadian Auto Insurance Customer Satisfaction Climbs Despite Premium Increases, J.D. Power Finds

Canadian Auto Insurance Customer Satisfaction Climbs Despite Premium Increases, J.D. Power Finds

TORONTO—Customer satisfaction with auto insurance in Canada increases for the second consecutive year despite nationwide premium increases, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Canadian Auto Insurance Satisfaction Study,SM released today. “It does seem counterintuitive to see customer satisfaction increase as premiums ... Continue reading

Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics Wins GM 2016 Supplier of the Year Award

Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics Wins GM 2016 Supplier of the Year Award

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 5, 2017 - During its 25th annual Supplier of the Year Awards Ceremony held in Orlando, FL, in March 2017, GM recognized Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics among 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM's expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innov ... Continue reading

Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago

Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS—Dickinson Fleet Services (“DFS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago, Illinois. DFS, along with majority shareholder Ridgemont Equity Partners, completed the acquisition on June 1, 2017. ... Continue reading

eHi Car Services Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

eHi Car Services Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

- Net revenues increased by 33.7% year-over-year to RMB615.6 million - Net income was RMB30.8 million with diluted earnings per ADS reaching RMB0.44 - Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA increased by 34.6% year-over-year to RMB271.9 million - Continued margin expansion by achieving non-GAAP adjusted EBIT margin of 15.4% and non ... Continue reading

EPIC Expands and Strengthens Six Year Relationship with the California New Car Dealers Association

EPIC Expands and Strengthens Six Year Relationship with the California New Car Dealers Association

SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5, 2017 -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, and the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) jointly announced today that CNCDA has expanded their relationship with EPIC, appointing ... Continue reading

FEAM Is Selected To Provide 787 Dreamliner Line Maintenance Support at Denver International Airport and Seattle International Airport Under Boeing GoldCare Agreement Amendment

FEAM Is Selected To Provide 787 Dreamliner Line Maintenance Support at Denver International Airport and Seattle International Airport Under Boeing GoldCare Agreement Amendment

MIAMI, June 5, 2017 -- FEAM Maintenance / Engineering today announces that it will expand its GoldCare agreement with The Boeing Company to provide Full Handling Line Maintenance Support to GoldCare customers at Seattle International Airport and Denver International Airport. The GoldCare agreement will now call for FE ... Continue reading

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Benefits of Natural Gas for Transportation Confirmed by New NGVA Europe Study

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Benefits of Natural Gas for Transportation Confirmed by New NGVA Europe Study

~Westport Fuel Systems Next-Generation Natural Gas Engine and Vehicle Technologies Validated as a Key Solution for De-carbonizing the Transport Sector~ VANCOUVER, June 5, 2017 - Westport Fuel Systems Inc. ("Westport Fuel Systems") (TSX:WPRT / Nasdaq:WPRT) today announced the publication of a new study by Natural Gas Ve ... Continue reading

Intact Insurance launches my Driving Discount program to reward good drivers in Alberta.

Intact Insurance launches my Driving Discount program to reward good drivers in Alberta.

CALGARY, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Alberta drivers now have a chance to save up to 25 per cent on their auto insurance premium thanks to a new and innovative program from Intact Insurance. Intact has launched the my Driving Discount program, which uses driving data collected by a mobile app to determine a personalized disco ... Continue reading

Michael Bloomberg: Automakers, developing nations must commit to auto safety

Michael Bloomberg: Automakers, developing nations must commit to auto safety

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News from Euro Commercials - Mercedes-Benz vans keep the wheels of the NHS turning in Wales

News from Euro Commercials - Mercedes-Benz vans keep the wheels of the NHS turning in Wales

[cid:image005.jpg@01D2DE01.54254D30] Date: 5 June 2017 [Mercedes-Benz vans - NHS Wales Shared Services (2)] Mercedes-Benz vans keep the wheels of the NHS turning in Wales Hospitals, clinics, GP practices and other facilities throughout Wales are now receiving deliveries of vital pathology, medicines, blood, organs, med ... Continue reading

Today's Research Report Coverage on Auto Dealerships Stocks -- CarMax, AutoNation, China Auto Logistics, and Copart

Today's Research Report Coverage on Auto Dealerships Stocks -- CarMax, AutoNation, China Auto Logistics, and Copart

NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 -- Today's research on DailyStockTracker.com is centered on the Auto Dealerships space, which is engaged in retail sales of new and used passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, and passenger and cargo vans. The profitability of individual companies depends on the volume and mix of cars and services s ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL INDEX - June 5, 2017

NHTSA RECALL INDEX - June 5, 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

Versatile and Sporty New High-Tech Flagship For All-New Renault Mégane Range

Versatile and Sporty New High-Tech Flagship For All-New Renault Mégane Range

The All-New Renault Mégane has gained a versatile and sporty new flagship with the launch of the GT dCi 165 Auto EDC. Available in both hatchback and Sport Tourer bodystyles, the new twin-turbo engine is the most powerful 1.6-litre diesel available on the market today with power and torque output of 165hp and 380Nm re ... Continue reading

Lincoln's Mix Of Vehicles Leads To Highest Loyalty Rating In Luxury Segment

Lincoln's Mix Of Vehicles Leads To Highest Loyalty Rating In Luxury Segment

Lincoln has the luxury segment’s highest loyalty rate among new luxury-vehicle buyers in the first quarter of 2017, according to IHS Markit Loyalty data. 1 Momentum is driven by the Lincoln MKC, Lincoln MKZ and Lincoln MKX. ... Continue reading

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