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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Hyundai and GM Recalling EV's +VIDEO

Hyundai and GM Recalling EV's +VIDEO

SEOUL Hyundai has recalled globally more than 74,000 Kona EVs, its top-selling electric car, after 16 of them caught fire in South Korea, Canada and Europe in two years. South Korea’s safety agency is investigating the cause of the Kona fire, and depending on the results, Hyundai and LG Chem could face costs up to $5 ... Continue reading

Copart Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

Copart Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

DALLAS--Copart, Inc. today reported financial results for the quarter ended October 31, 2020. For the three months ended October 31, 2020, revenue, gross profit, and net income were $592.9 million, $296.8 million, and $200.3 million, respectively. ... Continue reading

Rollick's RV, Powersports and Boat Buying Program Marketplace Sees Meaningful Growth in Q3 2020

Rollick's RV, Powersports and Boat Buying Program Marketplace Sees Meaningful Growth in Q3 2020

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2020 -- Rollick Inc., which operates the GoRollick Powersports, RV, and Boat Buying Program Marketplace for Sam's Club, AAA, Progressive Insurance, NADAguides and other large and trusted affinity groups in the U.S., announced today its summary of performance for its GoRollick business unit and ... Continue reading

Honda Accord A Car and Driver 10Best 35th Time

Honda Accord A Car and Driver 10Best 35th Time

Accord refreshed for 2021 with improved hybrid powertrain, updated styling and technology, new Sport SE trim and more The Honda Accord has once again been named a Car and Driver 10Best pick, marking the 35th time Accord has made the prestigious list. ... Continue reading

GM To Compete In Retail Auto Insurance - OnStar Auto Insurance Partner To Use Actual Driving Data To Price Coverage

GM To Compete In Retail Auto Insurance - OnStar Auto Insurance Partner To Use Actual Driving Data To Price Coverage

GM announced today it will take customer experience one step further with OnStar Insurance. ... Continue reading

Porsche Ventures Invests In Used Car Owners Purchase Solicitor Technology

Porsche Ventures Invests In Used Car Owners Purchase Solicitor Technology

Drivably, an advanced AI company that helps dealers acquire private party inventory from the right markets at the right price, today announced it has received an investment from Porsche Ventures. ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Names Ram Truck 'Best Truck Brand' for Second Consecutive Year

U.S. News & World Report Names Ram Truck 'Best Truck Brand' for Second Consecutive Year

Auburn Hills, Mich. - U.S. News & World Report has named Ram the Best Truck Brand for 2021. ... Continue reading

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Pocket Those 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Pocket Those 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Although using a third-party lead-gen service like Consumer Reports, TruCar, Edmunds, KBB, Auto-by-Tel, Cars.com, AutoTrader, Edmunds and all of the others is easy, don't for a second believe that they are really free... ... Continue reading

2022 Honda Civic Prototype Auto Channel Debut +VIDEO

2022 Honda Civic Prototype Auto Channel Debut +VIDEO

Civic also receiving first-ever full digital dash plus new active and passive safety systems 11th-generation Civic lineup to include all-new Sedan, Hatchback, Si and Type R Honda today gave the world its first glimpse of the all-new 2022 Civic on Twitch, the world's leading live streaming entertainment service. ... Continue reading

2022 Subaru BRZ Revealed

2022 Subaru BRZ Revealed

Sports Car Purity, Subaru DNA. Subaru BRZ focuses on ultra-low center of gravity, low weight and pin-sharp handling. ... Continue reading

Fewer Drivers on the Road Does Not Equal Fewer Cars in the Driveway, PEMCO Poll Finds

Fewer Drivers on the Road Does Not Equal Fewer Cars in the Driveway, PEMCO Poll Finds

SEATTLE--Without commutes to work and school, and fewer reasons to leave the house, nearly two-thirds of Northwest drivers say that they’re driving less due to COVID-19. But according to the latest poll from PEMCO Mutual Insurance, that doesn’t mean residents here are prepared to embrace a car-free lifestyle just y ... Continue reading

$6.3 Billion Vehicle Analytics Market - Global Growth, Trends and Forecasts 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

$6.3 Billion Vehicle Analytics Market - Global Growth, Trends and Forecasts 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Vehicle Analytics Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The vehicle analytics market was valued at USD 1.74 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach a value of USD 6.34 billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 24.3% over the forecast period fro ... Continue reading

Discount Tire Black Friday Deals 2020: Early Wheels, Tires & Combo Kit Sales Found by Deal Stripe

Discount Tire Black Friday Deals 2020: Early Wheels, Tires & Combo Kit Sales Found by Deal Stripe

BOSTON--Find all the latest early Discount Tire deals for Black Friday, including the best wheel and tire package, snow tire, and more auto accessories savings. Links to the top deals are listed below. ... Continue reading

FordDirect Selects Dealer Inspire® as a Preferred Digital Advertising Provider

FordDirect Selects Dealer Inspire® as a Preferred Digital Advertising Provider

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 17, 2020 -- Dealer Inspire (DI), a Cars.com Inc. company that provides disruptive technology and digital advertising solutions to the automotive industry, announced today a new OEM partnership agreement with FordDirect. ... Continue reading

Jeremiah's Italian Ice Continues Takeover of Frozen Treats Category

Jeremiah's Italian Ice Continues Takeover of Frozen Treats Category

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17, 2020 -- Jeremiah's Italian Ice - the premier concept in the frozen dessert category - is continuing to showcase why it is one of the strongest concepts in all of franchising. ... Continue reading

Military Communications Market worth $40.6 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Military Communications Market worth $40.6 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2020 -- According to the new market research report "Military Communications Market by Communication Type (Airborne, Air-Ground, Underwater, Ground-Based), Component (Military Satcom Systems, Military Radio Systems, Military Security Systems), Application, End-User, and Region - Global Forecast to 202 ... Continue reading

Polaris Inc. Announces Departure of Chairman and CEO

Polaris Inc. Announces Departure of Chairman and CEO

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Inc. today announced that Chairman and CEO Scott Wine will leave Polaris to assume the CEO role at CNH Industrial . Wine will remain in his current role at Polaris through the end of the year as the Board executes its succession plans. Transition plans will be announced at a later date. ... Continue reading

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 - 4x4 Capability With 470-horsepower V-8

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 - 4x4 Capability With 470-horsepower V-8

The 2021 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 392 - the most capable and powerful Wrangler yet - delivers 470 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. ... Continue reading

Cox Automotive and Moody's Analytics Launch Vehicle Affordability Index

Cox Automotive and Moody's Analytics Launch Vehicle Affordability Index

Cox Automotive and Moody's Analytics are launching today the Vehicle Affordability Index that quantifies price movements in the new vehicle market in relation to the spending power of the U.S. consumer. ... Continue reading

Kandi America’s Electric Vehicles Eligible for $2,500 Rebate in Texas

Kandi America’s Electric Vehicles Eligible for $2,500 Rebate in Texas

Kandi America is approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to offer a $2,500 rebate for buyers purchasing its electric vehicles. ... Continue reading

Audi of America announces Tara Rush as Chief Marketing Officer

Audi of America announces Tara Rush as Chief Marketing Officer

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 18, 2020 -- Today, Audi of America announced Tara Rush as SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, effective December 1st. In this role, Rush will oversee brand strategy and be responsible for all U.S. marketing efforts including advertising, retail marketing, consumer experience and brand partnerships, CRM ... Continue reading

Global Hybrid Diesel Genset Market (2020 to 2026) - by Types, End-users, Regions, Key Countries, and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Hybrid Diesel Genset Market (2020 to 2026) - by Types, End-users, Regions, Key Countries, and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Hybrid Diesel Genset Market (2020-2026): Market Forecast by Types, by End-Users, Regions, by Key Countries, and Competitive Landscape." report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to this research, the Global Hybrid Diesel Genset Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.7 ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2020

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2020

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 -- While this year's holiday season may look vastly different than years past, Black Friday is still considered to be the biggest shopping day of the year. ... Continue reading

New 2021 Accessibility Enhanced RV Line Debuts from Winnebago Industries®

New 2021 Accessibility Enhanced RV Line Debuts from Winnebago Industries®

FOREST CITY, Iowa, Nov. 18, 2020 -- As RV travel soars in popularity across the U.S., Winnebago Industries® [NYSE: WGO] Specialty Vehicle Division revealed its updated 2021 Accessibility Enhanced (AE) RV line. ... Continue reading

2021 Ram 1500 Named to Car and Driver's 10Best Vehicles for Third Consecutive Year

2021 Ram 1500 Named to Car and Driver's 10Best Vehicles for Third Consecutive Year

its peers using a 100-point scale, basing each score on intended purpose, value and vehicle operation 2021 Ram 1500 Named to Car and Driver’s 10Best Vehicles for Third Consecutive Year Car and Driver has named the 2021 Ram 1500 to its "10Best vehicles for 2021" list for the third consecutive year. ... Continue reading

Carvana Debuts Flagship Car Vending Machine in Atlanta

Carvana Debuts Flagship Car Vending Machine in Atlanta

location is the tallest of its kind in the U.S., standing 12 stories high. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Kona EV Travels Over 1000 KM On a Single Charge - Goodbye Range Anxiety

Hyundai Kona EV Travels Over 1000 KM On a Single Charge - Goodbye Range Anxiety

Kona Electric succeeded in driving over 1,000 kilometers on a single battery charge, setting a new range record for electric vehicles. The auto maker said it had conducted a test run of three Kona Electric vehicles, the company‘s pure electric car brand, at EuroSpeedway Lausitzring, a racing circuit located in northe ... Continue reading

Very Cool Advertising Video From Hyundai - "Take Charge and Make a Difference with IONIQ"

Very Cool Advertising Video From Hyundai - "Take Charge and Make a Difference with IONIQ"

Hyundai Motor Company’s new IONIQ brand campaign video, ‘I’m in Charge,’ shares insights of various thought leaders — fashion designer Maria Cornejo and British adventurer David de Rothschild — about their commitment to sustainable living. ... Continue reading

2020 Nissan Versa Review by Larry Nutson

2020 Nissan Versa Review by Larry Nutson

Research the 2020 Nissan Versa with our expert reviews and ratings. The Auto Channel also has Nissan Versa pricing, MPG, specs, pictures, safety features, consumer reviews and more. Our comprehensive coverage delivers all you need to know to make an informed car buying decision. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman

The velvety feel of the controls in this Volvo are unmatched by any other manufacturer. There is a silkiness to the operation of the stalks that makes you think you're driving a car costing more than $100,000. ... Continue reading

INFINITI QX55 SUV Reveal Live From LA Aloe Blacc Concert

INFINITI QX55 SUV Reveal Live From LA Aloe Blacc Concert

One-of-a-kind concert streaming experience begins 5:55 p.m. PST, Nov. 17, 2020 All-new INFINITI QX55 takes center stage with global superstar Aloe Blacc Special peek behind the curtain with INFINITI executives and designers to see how the daring QX55 came to life ... Continue reading

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