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Friday, June 9, 2017

Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking - Standard

Nissan Automatic Emergency Braking - Standard

Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)1, an element of Nissan Intelligent Safety Shield Technologies, helps avoid or reduce the severity of potential frontal collisions AEB will be standard on seven of Nissan’s most popular models, including the best-selling Rogue, Altima and Murano More than doubles the number of AEB-equ ... Continue reading

Acura NSX and TLX to Race Up Pikes Peak; New TLX A-Spec Makes Racing Debut

Acura NSX and TLX to Race Up Pikes Peak; New TLX A-Spec Makes Racing Debut

- TORRANCE, Calif. Jun 8, 2017: Turbocharged, 500-horsepower 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec to compete in the exhibition class TLX GT returns to competition in the Pikes Peak Open class, driven by Peter Cunningham in his Pikes Peak debut GT3-inspired Acura NSX will compete in the Time Attack 1 Class, building on last year's Tim ... Continue reading

Cunard Reveals Completion of $40 Million Refurbishment of Queen Victoria

Cunard Reveals Completion of $40 Million Refurbishment of Queen Victoria

VALENCIA, Calif., June 9, 2017 -- Cunard's iconic ship Queen Victoria made her much-anticipated return to Southampton yesterday, showing off an array of stunning new features following an impressive $40 million refurbishment. First-look photography released today reveals the fruits of Cunard's labor, from large mesmer ... Continue reading

FCA US and FIAT Brand Continue Support for Motor City Pride Parade and Festival

FCA US and FIAT Brand Continue Support for Motor City Pride Parade and Festival

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 9, 2017 -- Participation sustains FCA US support of LGBT employees, customers, communities and issues A new rainbow-wrapped 2017 Fiat 124 Spider will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year's parade 2017 is the 10th year the Company has achieved a 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign' ... Continue reading

Mayor Garcetti Launches Electric Vehicle Car Share Program for Disadvantaged Communities, Clean Air

Mayor Garcetti Launches Electric Vehicle Car Share Program for Disadvantaged Communities, Clean Air

LOS ANGELES—A groundbreaking new car share program will help Los Angeles meet its clean air goals, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and provide residents of some of its most disadvantaged communities with self-service access to electric vehicles. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched the BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program to ... Continue reading

10th Generation Honda Accord Launching This Year with Advanced New Powertrain Lineup

10th Generation Honda Accord Launching This Year with Advanced New Powertrain Lineup

TORRANCE, Calif., June 9, 2017 -- Honda will launch the most stylish and fun-to-drive Accord ever later this year. The all-new, completely redesigned and reengineered 2018 Honda Accord is the tenth generation of America's best-selling midsize sedan, the number one choice of individual American car buyers cumulatively s ... Continue reading

Pacific Princess Emerges from Drydock with Modern Touches Amidst Traditional Charm

Pacific Princess Emerges from Drydock with Modern Touches Amidst Traditional Charm

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 9, 2017 -- After a two-week, multi-million-dollar renovation, Pacific Princess debuted today in Ft. Lauderdale with new modern colors, patterns and textures, while still keeping the small ship essence and traditional architecture revered by Princess Cruises guests. ... Continue reading

AutoPacific announced its 21st annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

AutoPacific announced its 21st annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

TUSTIN, Calif. - AutoPacific announced its 21st annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, which recognize the most satisfying vehicles in the market. ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 9, 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 9, 2017, include Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti awarded top spot in "Affordable Panoramic" category while Fiat 124 Spider Abarth earned top award in "Small Convertib ... Continue reading

Hyundai Recalls 600,000 Vehicles To Fix Hood Latch

Hyundai Recalls 600,000 Vehicles To Fix Hood Latch

DETROIT June 8, 2017; The AP reported that Hyundai is recalling almost 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix hood latch and parking brake warning light problems. The largest recall covers more than 437,000 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs from 2013 to 2017. ... Continue reading

Amphibious Vehicles Market Worth 3.70 Billion USD by 2022

Amphibious Vehicles Market Worth 3.70 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, June 9, 2017 -- The report "Amphibious Vehicle Market by End User (Defense, Commercial), Application (Surveillance & Rescue, Water Transportation, Sports, Excavation), Propulsion (Screw Propeller, Water Jet, Track-Based), and Region - Global Forecasts to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the amphib ... Continue reading

Shelby American CEO Looks for Growth: Initiative Results in Special One-Off Vehicle

Shelby American CEO Looks for Growth: Initiative Results in Special One-Off Vehicle

An initiative to explore new business opportunities has resulted in a special one-off Shelby version of a 1997 Ford Mustang by Shelby American, Inc. The car was recently delivered to its owner in Central Texas after the team at Shelby American reimagined the car as if the company had built it new in 1997. “Shelby Ame ... Continue reading

Honda Targeting Introduction of Level 4 Automated Driving Capability by 2025

Honda Targeting Introduction of Level 4 Automated Driving Capability by 2025

Honda announced that it is targeting the year 2025 for the introduction of vehicles with highly-automated driving capability in most driving situations (SAE Level 4). This new goal builds upon earlier-announced plans for Honda and Acura vehicles to have highly-automated freeway driving capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020. ... Continue reading

Self-steering Volvo Truck set to Increase Brazil's Sugar-cane Harvest

Self-steering Volvo Truck set to Increase Brazil's Sugar-cane Harvest

Volvo Trucks has developed a new self-steering truck that can become a significant productivity booster for Brazilian sugar-cane growers. The truck, which is used to transport newly harvested sugar-cane, is steered with great precision through the fields in order to avoid damaging the young plants that will form the fo ... Continue reading

Suzuki Italy Chooses BRC LPG Systems to Expand Alternative Fuel Product Offering

Suzuki Italy Chooses BRC LPG Systems to Expand Alternative Fuel Product Offering

Longstanding partnership provides bi-fuel LPG options to growing market BRC Gas Equipment ("BRC"), a Westport Fuel Systems Inc. ("Westport Fuel Systems") (TSX: WPRT, Nasdaq: WPRT) company and leader in the manufacturing and marketing of automotive liquid propane gas ("LPG ") and compressed natural gas ("CNG") component ... Continue reading

Kansas City Zooms Ahead in Electric Vehicle Growth

Kansas City Zooms Ahead in Electric Vehicle Growth

Kansas City metro experienced the most growth of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the United States, for the second quarter in a row, and widened the gap between other cities like Las Vegas, LA and Denver. With a 78 percent growth from 2016 to 2017, the KC region has transformed into a hot spot for electric vehicles. ... Continue reading

GM and Ford Dominate the Top 10 in the 2017 Kogod Made in America Auto Index

GM and Ford Dominate the Top 10 in the 2017 Kogod Made in America Auto Index

The Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse, Ford F-150 and Chevy Corvette rank as the top most American-made car models, according to the 2017 Kogod Made in America Auto Index. ... Continue reading

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