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Claremont Launches New Website and Visitor App to Welcome Back Southern California Road Trippers

Claremont Launches New Website and Visitor App to Welcome Back Southern California Road Trippers

CLAREMONT, Calif., June 29, 2020 -- Discover Claremont has launched a new visitor website, a new visitor app, and an overall refreshed brand look as the Southern California college town – 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles – prepares to welcome back visitors to stay, dine and shop. With its walkable Claremont Vi ... Continue reading

Impact Auto Auctions Announces Launch of Impact 360 View™

Impact Auto Auctions Announces Launch of Impact 360 View™

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--Impact Auto Auctions Ltd., the Canadian business unit of IAA, Inc. , a leading digital global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces Impact 360 View, an innovative imaging technology that allows online vehicle buyers a 360° viewing experience of a vehicle’s exterior and in ... Continue reading

Panasonic Receives Highest Award of Brand Design at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020

Panasonic Receives Highest Award of Brand Design at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Panasonic Automotive's brand design that received the highest award of brand design at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020 (Graphic: Business Wire) Panasonic Automotive's brand design that received the highest award of brand design at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020 (Graphic: Business ... Continue reading

With Fire Season Here, NSSF PSAs Remind Recreational Shooters to help Prevent Wildfires

With Fire Season Here, NSSF PSAs Remind Recreational Shooters to help Prevent Wildfires

NEWTOWN, Conn., June 29, 2020 -- With more than 23,000 wildfires having burned already this year—an increase of 20 percent over last year—the National Shooting Sports Foundation reminds shooters and hunters to take precautions so they don't accidently ignite a wildfire. Although fires that usually make headlines ar ... Continue reading

Cummins Successful in Recent Patent Action Against Turbo Lab

Cummins Successful in Recent Patent Action Against Turbo Lab

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. announces successful legal actions against Turbo Lab for infringement of Cummins’ patents by the unauthorized marketing and selling of turbo nozzle rings, a critical component of the Holset® VGT™ turbo. Turbo Lab agreed Cummins’ patents were valid and infringed and, as part of the se ... Continue reading

INEOS Automotive Reveals the Design of Its Upcoming 4x4, the Grenadier

INEOS Automotive Reveals the Design of Its Upcoming 4x4, the Grenadier

LONDON, June 30, 2020 -- INEOS Automotive today reveals the exterior design of the Grenadier, its forthcoming, no-nonsense 4x4 vehicle for the world, another step on the road towards start of production. Built from the ground up on an all-new platform, the INEOS Grenadier has been designed on purpose: namely to meet th ... Continue reading

LiDAR Market Worth $2.8 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

LiDAR Market Worth $2.8 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, June 30, 2020 -- According to the new market research report "LiDAR Market by Type (Mechanical, Solid-state), Installation Type, Service (Aerial Surveying, GIS services), Application (Corridor Mapping, Environment, Engineering, ADAS & Driverless Cars), Component, Range, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2025" ... Continue reading

Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Wins Big at 2020 BITD Silver State “300”

Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Wins Big at 2020 BITD Silver State “300”

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Seth Quintero RZR Racing - Photo Credit: Harlen Foley MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris RZR® Factory Racing came home victorious yet again at the 2020 Best In The Desert VT Construction Silver State “300” race over the weekend, the first BITD series race back after being postponed in April. Ov ... Continue reading

Rodo and Motus Partnership Promotes Remote Car Leasing & Buying for Business Drivers

Rodo and Motus Partnership Promotes Remote Car Leasing & Buying for Business Drivers

Motus<https://www.motus.com/> is today partnering with Rodo<https://www.rodo.com/> to enable hundreds of thousands of business drivers that already rely on Motus for vehicle reimbursement to lease and buy cars entirely remotely. This partnership brings together Rodo’s on-demand platform and inventory of 170,000+ ... Continue reading

The Kubota Collection's Key Works Are on Display at the Tokyo National Museum

The Kubota Collection's Key Works Are on Display at the Tokyo National Museum

MOSCOW, June 30, 2020 -- The International Chodiev Foundation is pleased to announce that some of the key pieces of the Kubota Collection will be featured at "Kimono: Fashioning Identities" exhibition, which will open to the public on 30 June 2020 at the Tokyo National Museum. "Symphony of Light" collection by Itchiku ... Continue reading

Toyota to Achieve its Five-Year U.S. Investment Commitment One Year Early

Toyota to Achieve its Five-Year U.S. Investment Commitment One Year Early

PLANO, Texas, June 30, 2020 -- For more than 60 years, Toyota has been growing its presence in the United States, and today the company announced it will reach its January 2017 pledge to invest $13 billion over a five-year period one year earlier than anticipated. Key investments include: (PRNewsfoto/Toyota Motor Nort ... Continue reading

ROAD TRIP: Ascend Debuts Three Road Trip-Ready Hotels Within Driving Distance Of Major Metro Areas

ROAD TRIP: Ascend Debuts Three Road Trip-Ready Hotels Within Driving Distance Of Major Metro Areas

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 30, 2020 -- The Shore Club Wisconsin, The Inn Hotel and The Penn Stroud have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. All three hotels are just a few hours' drive from major U.S. cities and bustling subu ... Continue reading

Latest Guidelines Offer Tips For People Seeking Safe Ways To Recreate Outside This Summer

Latest Guidelines Offer Tips For People Seeking Safe Ways To Recreate Outside This Summer

As states and local communities continue to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines about what activities are safest and where people should visit continue to evolve. Many are seeking opportunities for outdoor recreation, including visits to the nation's public lands, waterways and public spaces like parks and trails. ... Continue reading

Icahn Automotive Awards Scholarships to 15 Aspiring Automotive Technicians

Icahn Automotive Awards Scholarships to 15 Aspiring Automotive Technicians

Icahn Automotive recently awarded $2500 “Find Your Drive” scholarships to 15 aspiring automotive technicians. ... Continue reading

Germany Amps Up Domestic Battery Production With Massive State Subsidies

Germany Amps Up Domestic Battery Production With Massive State Subsidies

German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier officially awarded the government's first grant – worth EUR 300 million – to battery company Varta. "The establishment of innovative and sustainable battery cell production is a high priority for us in Germany," said Altmaier. ... Continue reading

National Safety Council Statement on Preventing Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke

National Safety Council Statement on Preventing Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke

Already this year, at least six children in the U.S. have died from being in a hot vehicle.2 On July 1, join NSC, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and fellow partners for a virtual press event and heatstroke roundtable, beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET. ... Continue reading

ROAD TRIP: Reader's Digest 50 "Nicest Places in America

ROAD TRIP: Reader's Digest 50 "Nicest Places in America

NEW YORK, June 30, 2020 -- Reader's Digest unveiled today the 50 Nicest Places in America 2020: Unified in Kindness, stories of communities in every state where people have come together to make each other's lives better. In response to the fourth annual search, conducted in partnership with neighborhood platform Next ... Continue reading

Jerry Seiner Dealerships Acquires Henry Brown Chevrolet & Henry Brown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Casa Grande, AZ

Jerry Seiner Dealerships Acquires Henry Brown Chevrolet & Henry Brown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Casa Grande, AZ

The Jerry Seiner organization has purchased Henry Brown Chevrolet and Henry Brown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Casa Grande, AZ. This signals the introduction of the Jerry Seiner Dealerships brand in Arizona where the dealerships will re-brand to Jerry Seiner Chevrolet and Jerry Seiner Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. ... Continue reading

BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking Reveals Growing Power and Influence of Technology

BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Ranking Reveals Growing Power and Influence of Technology

LONDON, June 30, 2020 -- The world's most valuable brands have seen their total brand value increase by 5.9% despite the economic, social and personal impacts of COVID-19, according to the 2020 BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released today by WPP and Kantar. The total brand value of the Top 100 g ... Continue reading

This July is Bound to Be a Wiener

This July is Bound to Be a Wiener

This month marks National Hot Dog Month, a full thirty-one days that celebrate one of America's most iconic foods. Hot dogs are part of American culture, summer celebrations, travel and grilling traditions. They are synonymous with our nation's independence as Americans are expected to eat 150 million hot dogs on July ... Continue reading

ROAD TRIP: Top Ten Things To See and Do in Denver Right Now

ROAD TRIP: Top Ten Things To See and Do in Denver Right Now

As part of a deliberate, phased reopening, several of the city's top attractions, restaurants and recreational activities are welcoming visitors, as well as new exhibitions and creative outdoor dining options, all with rigorous precautions and procedures in place. ... Continue reading

Moving Forward Act; Auto Safety At The Foundation of House Infrastructure Bill

Moving Forward Act; Auto Safety At The Foundation of House Infrastructure Bill

This spring, despite the entire country essentially being locked down or working from home and rush hour traffic becoming a distant memory, the long-standing public health crisis of auto fatalities remained. In fact, even with far fewer vehicles on the road, car crash rates increased in states across the country. ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI review by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel Now in its 46th year, the family hatchback Golf is adding some timely enhancements, trim simplifcation, and high tech additions. The 2020 version has been simplified to one well-equipped trim powered by a 147-horsepower, 1.4-liter turbo-4 attached to eithe ... Continue reading

This Summertime Families Tow and Go, Not Fly and Bye

This Summertime Families Tow and Go, Not Fly and Bye

As the world adapts its summer travel plans, many Americans are turning to recreational vehicles and boats as new ways to get out while maintaining safe distances. This summer 34 percent are more likely to spend money on a recreational vehicle such as a camper or boat as opposed to taking a big trip or vacation 28 perc ... Continue reading

2021 KIA K5 Unveiled - Will Shake Up Mid-size Sedan Market +VIDEO

2021 KIA K5 Unveiled - Will Shake Up Mid-size Sedan Market +VIDEO

Nearly a decade after the 2011 Kia Optima paved the way for one of the auto industry’s most significant growth and achievement stories, Kia Motors America (KMA) is resetting expectations once again with the reveal of the all-new K5 mid-size sedan. Representing one of the biggest leaps forward between generations in r ... Continue reading

BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2020

BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2020

The BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2020 have increased their total brand value by 6 percent, adding $277 billion over the past year to reach $5 trillion in total value. Amazon is the world’s most valuable brand, growing 32% to US$415.9bn and accounting for a third of the BrandZ Top 100’s total growth. ... Continue reading

2020 Cadillac XT6 Review By Larry Nutson | Road Trip In Comfort

2020 Cadillac XT6 Review By Larry Nutson | Road Trip In Comfort

Americans are expected to hit the highways more than usual this summer. The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting vacation plans according to a recent study by AAA. ... Continue reading

Ford Adds Three New Ranger Performance Accessory Packages

Ford Adds Three New Ranger Performance Accessory Packages

Ford Performance is rolling out three new off-road, adventure-ready accessory packages for Ford Ranger pickup customers who are seeking even greater personalization options and fun-seeking capability with their freedom machines. “Our goal is to inspire customers by giving them capabilities and styling options from th ... Continue reading

Better Than Ever - New Ford Mustang Mach-E Gets Upgraded Horsepower and Torque

Better Than Ever - New Ford Mustang Mach-E Gets Upgraded Horsepower and Torque

Order banks are now open in the U.S., and reservation holders are now being invited to convert their reservations to official orders for the latest addition to the Mustang stable. ... Continue reading

Official 2021 Ford F-150 Reveal - AS IT Happened VIDEO

Official 2021 Ford F-150 Reveal - AS IT Happened VIDEO

All-new Ford F-150 takes America’s truck of choice for work and recreation to the next level, targeting to deliver the most maximum towing, payload, torque and horsepower of any full-size light-duty pickup, with ingenious features that make customers even more productive and new technology like over-the-air updates a ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus RC F 2-DR Coupe Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Lexus RC F 2-DR Coupe Review by David Colman +VIDEO

I gave it 10 Stars in a 10 Out of 10 Rating...You Can't Get More Than 10 Stars. The latest iteration of the RC-F is a race car with license plates. Its 472hp V8 is the most powerful engine Lexus has offered to date. ... Continue reading

Toyota Sienna AWD Limited Premium, Is This The One? - Rocky Mountain Review By Dan Poler

Toyota Sienna AWD Limited Premium, Is This The One? - Rocky Mountain Review By Dan Poler

The vehicle we all love to hate: The minivan. Jokes abound. Is this the one that will allow Mom to drive what is Best? ... Continue reading

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