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Concours d’Elegance of America postponed to 2021 - Thank You Wuhan Virus

Concours d’Elegance of America postponed to 2021 - Thank You Wuhan Virus

The Concours d’Elegance of America has been closely monitoring the news of the Covid-19 pandemic facing our state and nation. After careful consideration and following the Governor of Michigan’s guidelines, the Board of Directors have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Concours d’Elegance of America to July 2 ... Continue reading

Frost & Sullivan Assesses the Top 21 Global Risks that Threaten the Next Decade

Frost & Sullivan Assesses the Top 21 Global Risks that Threaten the Next Decade

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 13, 2020 -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Global Future Risks—Future-proofing Your Strategies, 2030, provides a compelling analysis that will help stakeholders understand the impact of future risks through the short, medium and long terms, and equip them to act on clear growth opportuni ... Continue reading

iDriverplus Selects Ouster Lidar for Autonomous Robotics Platform

iDriverplus Selects Ouster Lidar for Autonomous Robotics Platform

SAN FRANCISCO--Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping, today announced a partnership with Chinese robotics leader iDriverplus for autonomous cleaning and sanitation robots used to safely sanitize and disinfect potentially contaminated s ... Continue reading

Analysis on Impact of COVID-19 in Car Sharing by Automobile Manufacturers in its Car Sharing Market Analysis

Analysis on Impact of COVID-19 in Car Sharing by Automobile Manufacturers in its Car Sharing Market Analysis

The car sharing market is likely to experience steady growth because of stringent government regulations regarding emission control and increasing investments in car sharing by automobile manufacturers. Rising at a CAGR of over 16%, the market is estimated to have an incremental growth of USD 7.65 billion by 2024. ... Continue reading

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces The Filing Of A Consumer Class Action Lawsuit Against State Farm For Denying Business Interruption Claims

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces The Filing Of A Consumer Class Action Lawsuit Against State Farm For Denying Business Interruption Claims

RADNOR, Pa., May 14, 2020 -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and State Farm Florida Insurance Company ("State Farm Insurance Company") in the United States District Court for the Southern Distri ... Continue reading

Blue Bird Delivers Strong Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Results; Seventh Consecutive Quarter of Adjusted EBITDA Growth

Blue Bird Delivers Strong Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Results; Seventh Consecutive Quarter of Adjusted EBITDA Growth

MACON, Ga.--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”) , the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2020 second quarter results. GAAP net loss for the second quarter was $0.6 million, equal to the second quarter of FY2019. ... Continue reading

HyreCar Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

HyreCar Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

LOS ANGELES--HyreCar Inc. , the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing and delivery, today reported financial results and provided a corporate update for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. “HyreCar’s first quarter revenues grew 20% sequentially to $5.8 million and through the first two and a half months of the ... Continue reading

InventHelp Inventor Develops Vehicle Accessory to Prevent Accidents with Wildlife (DHM-544)

InventHelp Inventor Develops Vehicle Accessory to Prevent Accidents with Wildlife (DHM-544)

PITTSBURGH, May 14, 2020 -- "I am an animal lover, and I wanted to invent a way to help protect wildlife from vehicle accidents," said an inventor from Durham, N.C., "so I invented the SAUNDERS WHISTLE." The invention provides a continuous method of protecting pets or wildlife from automotive vehicular traffic. Therefo ... Continue reading

Nearly Half of Employees Now Working from Home Want to Stay Remote, Study Finds

Nearly Half of Employees Now Working from Home Want to Stay Remote, Study Finds

CHICAGO, May 14, 2020 -- For decades, the privilege of working from home has been largely reserved for elite, white-collar workers. In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 crisis has forced millions more American workers into remote work, and a recent survey finds that many prefer keeping that arrangement. ... Continue reading

Teamsters Denounce New Trucker Hours Of Service Rules For Threatening Safety

Teamsters Denounce New Trucker Hours Of Service Rules For Threatening Safety

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020 -- The Teamsters are taking aim at new truck driving hours-of-service rules released today by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), saying they would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large. Effective 120 days from now, the FMCSA will inc ... Continue reading

Polaris Slingshot’s ‘Drive for Good’ Campaign Will Turn Test Drives Into a Donation to Feed Families in Need

Polaris Slingshot’s ‘Drive for Good’ Campaign Will Turn Test Drives Into a Donation to Feed Families in Need

Polaris Slingshot is working with participating dealers across the country to help local communities and families in need. Starting today, and through June 30, every consumer that test drive’s a Slingshot will represent a donation of up to 100 meals to families in need. ... Continue reading

Lenders Can Turn Canadian Dealers’ Challenges into Opportunities of Business Growth, J.D. Power Finds

Lenders Can Turn Canadian Dealers’ Challenges into Opportunities of Business Growth, J.D. Power Finds

As the operational and financial effects of COVID-19 cause havoc to the auto sector and bring new-vehicle sales to a crawl, lenders have a unique opportunity to support auto dealers and position themselves competitively in the post-pandemic era. According to the J.D. Power 2020 Canada Dealer Financing Satisfaction Stud ... Continue reading

Comscore Sees Continued Shifts in Online Retail Interest During Coronavirus Pandemic

Comscore Sees Continued Shifts in Online Retail Interest During Coronavirus Pandemic

RESTON, Va., May 14, 2020 -- The latest insights from Comscore , a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, show that while certain retail categories saw significant decreases in visitation and consumer spending, overall spending and visitation to online retail increased across d ... Continue reading

White Castle National Slider Day Virtual Dance Party to Raise Money for the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

White Castle National Slider Day Virtual Dance Party to Raise Money for the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

White Castle, America's first fast-food hamburger restaurant, is sponsoring a virtual dance party tomorrow, May 15, and everyone -- yes, everyone -- is invited to attend. Continue Reading White Castle will sponsor its first-ever virtual dance party on Friday, May 15, 2020, starting at 8 p.m. EST. ... Continue reading

AutoAlert and AutoFi Collaborate to Boost and Simplify Customer Vehicle Purchases Online

AutoAlert and AutoFi Collaborate to Boost and Simplify Customer Vehicle Purchases Online

AutoAlert and AutoFi, have teamed up to create an integrated software solution to provide dealerships with all the tools they need to streamline and complete customer vehicle sales online. The new remote selling solution launches in June to strengthen the capabilities of dealerships challenged by the unpredictable sale ... Continue reading

Guidehouse Insights Report Shows Blockchain-Based EV Charging & Grid Integration Market Is Expected to Experience a 78% Compound Annual Growth Rate from 2020-2029

Guidehouse Insights Report Shows Blockchain-Based EV Charging & Grid Integration Market Is Expected to Experience a 78% Compound Annual Growth Rate from 2020-2029

A new report from Guidehouse Insights provides forecasts for blockchain-enabled charging hardware deployment, electricity demand from blockchain-based platforms, and revenue from electric vehicle (EV) charging and integration applications through 2029. More and more traditional energy stakeholders are experimenting wit ... Continue reading

Traffic Index Study Confirms World's Car Drivers Fed Up With Congestion

Traffic Index Study Confirms World's Car Drivers Fed Up With Congestion

Car drivers fed up with congestion worldwide – Traffic Index study reveals. In a time of no pandemic, people most concerned about air quality 9,000 citizens around the globe surveyed by Kapsch TrafficCom Vienna. ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4Motion Review by David Colman

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4Motion Review by David Colman

The upsized 2020 VW Tiguan is more useful in every way than the diminutive SUV of the same name it replaced. The enlarged Tiguan is in fact dimensionally close to VW's departed full-size SUV, the Touareg. ... Continue reading

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