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AP Reports Massive Hyundai Kia Recall

AP Reports Massive Hyundai Kia Recall

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires. The recalls cover more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 and Kia Sorento SUVs from 2014 and 2015. ... Continue reading

2021 Subaru Impreza Official Pricing and Trims

2021 Subaru Impreza Official Pricing and Trims

Offered in four trim levels – Base, Premium, Sport and Limited – the 2021 Impreza arrives at Subaru retailers in October, with a price starting at $18,795 for a sedan with 5-speed manual transmission, just a $100 increase from 2020 model year. ... Continue reading

Biodiesel World Market Analysis 2020: Supply, Demand and Pricing Forecasts

Biodiesel World Market Analysis 2020: Supply, Demand and Pricing Forecasts

DUBLIN, Sept. 2, 2020 -- The "Biodiesel: 2020 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2029 (with COVID-19 Impact Estimation)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Despite Changing Plans and Safety Concerns, 76® Survey Finds That Americans Continue Taking To The Road Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite Changing Plans and Safety Concerns, 76® Survey Finds That Americans Continue Taking To The Road Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2020 -- Seventy-two percent of respondents have cancelled a vacation since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions, a survey commissioned by 76 found. ... Continue reading

NHRA ANNOUNCES REMAINDER OF 2020 SCHEDULE INCLUDES TEXAS MOTORPLEX

NHRA ANNOUNCES REMAINDER OF 2020 SCHEDULE INCLUDES TEXAS MOTORPLEX

[cid:6702f390-66bb-4d55-9769-513e2c56203a] NHRA ANNOUNCES REMAINDER OF 2020 MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES ENNIS, TX (September 2, 2020) --- NHRA announced today the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. In collaboration with all stakeholders, NHRA plans to hold six national events to comple ... Continue reading

Subaru of America, National Parks Conservation Association, and National Park Foundation Team Up to Reduce Waste at National Parks, Eliminating 16 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills

Subaru of America, National Parks Conservation Association, and National Park Foundation Team Up to Reduce Waste at National Parks, Eliminating 16 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 2, 2020 -- Subaru of America, Inc., the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and National Park Foundation (NPF) announced that through an innovative partnership three of America's most iconic national parks are at the forefront to reduce the amount of waste that parks send to landfills. ... Continue reading

A Family-Friendly Vacation Destination

A Family-Friendly Vacation Destination

MISSION, Kan., Sept. 3, 2020 -- (Family Features) San Diego is an ultimate destination for family travel. ... Continue reading

Automotive Fuel Systems Market Size, Impacted by COVID-19, to Reach US$ 16 Billion in 2025, Says Stratview Research

Automotive Fuel Systems Market Size, Impacted by COVID-19, to Reach US$ 16 Billion in 2025, Says Stratview Research

DETROIT, Sept. 3, 2020 -- Stratview Research  announces the launch of a new market research report on Automotive Fuel Systems Market by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, and M&HCV), by Component Type (Fuel Pump, Fuel Tank, Fuel Pressure Regulator, and Others), by Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel, and Hybrid), and by Regi ... Continue reading

Despite the Initial Impact of COVID-19, the Automotive Industry Shows Positive Signs in Q2 2020

Despite the Initial Impact of COVID-19, the Automotive Industry Shows Positive Signs in Q2 2020

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--Since the onset of the pandemic, analysts and pundits have speculated about its impact on the automotive industry. Despite the overall reduction in automotive loan originations, findings from Experian’s Q2 2020 State of the Automotive Finance Market report show positive trends in the industry—part ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycle Infotainment System Market (2020 to 2024) - Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Motorcycle Infotainment System Market (2020 to 2024) - Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Motorcycle Infotainment System Market 2020-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The motorcycle infotainment system market is poised to grow by 176.17 K units during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period. ... Continue reading

Global Small Electric Vehicle Market (2019 to 2026) - by Battery Type, Vehicle Type, Technology, Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Small Electric Vehicle Market (2019 to 2026) - by Battery Type, Vehicle Type, Technology, Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Small Electric Vehicle Market, by Battery Type (Nickel-Metal-Hydride & Lithium Ion), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle), by Technology (PHEV, BEV), by Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In 2019, the ... Continue reading

Honda and General Motors Sign MoU Toward Establishing a Strategic Alliance in North America

Honda and General Motors Sign MoU Toward Establishing a Strategic Alliance in North America

DETROIT and TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2020 -- General Motors and Honda to explore sharing vehicle platforms and propulsion systems for a variety of core segments Combined efforts would enable both companies to accelerate innovation and more effectively deploy resources in advanced and next-generation technologies Alli ... Continue reading

Metromile and Ford Team up to Bring Highly Personalized Car Insurance to Ford Owners

Metromile and Ford Team up to Bring Highly Personalized Car Insurance to Ford Owners

SAN FRANCISCO--Metromile, a top insurance carrier in user experience, today announced it is teaming up with Ford Motor Company to provide Ford connected vehicle owners with personalized car insurance to be more affordable and fairer. Ford is Metromile’s first agreement with a major manufacturer, and its models are th ... Continue reading

NAIAS Taps Industry Ties and Builds on Heritage as the Preeminent Global Stage for the Auto Industry with Q'd Up Mobility - A New Thought Leadership Series

NAIAS Taps Industry Ties and Builds on Heritage as the Preeminent Global Stage for the Auto Industry with Q'd Up Mobility - A New Thought Leadership Series

DETROIT, Sept. 3, 2020 -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is expanding to provide a virtual stage to hear from automotive and mobility industry leaders through a new thought leadership series – Q'd Up Mobility. ... Continue reading

New Jeep® Wrangler 4xe Joins Renegade and Compass 4xe Models in Brand's Global Electric Vehicle Lineup

New Jeep® Wrangler 4xe Joins Renegade and Compass 4xe Models in Brand's Global Electric Vehicle Lineup

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 3, 2020 -- The Jeep® brand has introduced its new Wrangler 4xe, marking the arrival of the most capable, technically advanced and eco-friendly Wrangler ever. ... Continue reading

Resorts World Catskills To Launch New Marketing And Growth Strategic Plan; Casino-Resort To Reopen On September 9th

Resorts World Catskills To Launch New Marketing And Growth Strategic Plan; Casino-Resort To Reopen On September 9th

MONTICELLO, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2020 -- Resorts World Catskills (RWC) will welcome back guests on Wednesday, September 9th at 10:00am, the company announced today. ... Continue reading

Road Trip: Waldorf Astoria Park City Named Four-Star in Forbes Travel Guide's 2021 Star Awards

Road Trip: Waldorf Astoria Park City Named Four-Star in Forbes Travel Guide's 2021 Star Awards

PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 3, 2020 -- Forbes Travel Guide ("FTG"), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today offered a sneak peek at select winners from its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards. ... Continue reading

Russian Railways, Belarusian Railway and FESCO Arranged the First Fully Digitalized Transit Transportation between Asia and Europe

Russian Railways, Belarusian Railway and FESCO Arranged the First Fully Digitalized Transit Transportation between Asia and Europe

MOSCOW, Sept. 3, 2020 -- A pilot intermodal container transportation was carried out on September 3 from the Port of Ningbo in China through the Port of Vladivostok in Russia to the Kolyadichi station in Belarus as part of the INTERTRAN project. ... Continue reading

Vehicle Electrification Market worth $129.6 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Vehicle Electrification Market worth $129.6 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2020 -- According to the new market research report "Vehicle Electrification Market by Product (Start-Stop, PTC, EPS, Electric Air Conditioner, ISG, Starter Motor, Alternator, Actuator, Electric Pump-Vacuum, Oil & Water), 48V, ICE, BEV, HEV, PHEV, Vehicle Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", p ... Continue reading

Car Shoppers Can Look Forward to More Options and Bigger Discounts on New Vehicles And Higher Trade Values This Labor Day Weekend, According to Edmunds

Car Shoppers Can Look Forward to More Options and Bigger Discounts on New Vehicles And Higher Trade Values This Labor Day Weekend, According to Edmunds

After a months-long drought in new vehicle inventory and a spike in used car prices during the coronavirus pandemic, car shoppers can look forward to some relief in the new vehicle market this Labor Day weekend. ... Continue reading

Digital Motors Lands Paul Edmonds as VP of Customer Success

Digital Motors Lands Paul Edmonds as VP of Customer Success

-Digital Motors®, the first-of-its-kind digital sales platform to bring the entire car purchasing journey online, today announced that automotive industry veteran Paul Edmonds joined the team as Vice President of Customer Success. “On our quest to empower dealerships with a comprehensive online sales platform, Paul ... Continue reading

Garmin® shifts gears with the Garmin Catalyst driving performance optimizer

Garmin® shifts gears with the Garmin Catalyst driving performance optimizer

×Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , today announced the Garmin Catalyst™, a groundbreaking, real-time coaching tool and driving performance optimizer set apart from any other GPS lap timer or data system the motorsports industry has ever experienced. ... Continue reading

Its Official - LA Auto Show Rescheduled to May of 2021

Its Official - LA Auto Show Rescheduled to May of 2021

The LA Auto Show® held annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center will move six months into the spring of 2021. ... Continue reading

Westlake Financial Launches Auto Leasing Program

Westlake Financial Launches Auto Leasing Program

Westlake Financial (Westlake) is excited to announce the roll-out of its Auto Lease Program. Auto leasing will launch with Franchise Dealers in California and Arizona and expand into more markets throughout 2020. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited by Mark Fulmer

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited by Mark Fulmer

The all-new 2020 Sonata has modernized its look, added timely tech, and the result is an evolutionary step forward for Hyundai's family sedan. It is somewhat longer, wider, and lower. ... Continue reading

Plug-in Hybrid Jeep Wrangler 4xe Revealed

Plug-in Hybrid Jeep Wrangler 4xe Revealed

The Jeep® brand has introduced its new Wrangler 4xe, marking the arrival of the most capable, technically advanced and eco-friendly Wrangler ever. ... Continue reading

Jeep Unveils Iconic Wagoneer Concept "American Premium" Version

Jeep Unveils Iconic Wagoneer Concept "American Premium" Version

September 3, 2020 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - An all-new Grand Wagoneer Concept – introduced today in Detroit – marks the rebirth of a classic and premium American icon, providing a vision of what the modern expression of the original, ultimate, premium SUV can be. ... Continue reading

Yamaha Unveils All-New Wolverine RMAX2 1000 and RMAX4 1000 Side-by-Sides

Yamaha Unveils All-New Wolverine RMAX2 1000 and RMAX4 1000 Side-by-Sides

Yamaha’s state-of-the-art U.S.-based Newnan, Georgia, factory, giving serious adventure-seekers a new level of class-leading high-performance, extreme capability, power delivery, and versatility, without sacrificing reliability or cabin comfort. ... Continue reading

H Is For Hydrogen and Hyundai

H Is For Hydrogen and Hyundai

Hyundai Hydrogen strategy at SHIFT Mobility, digital panel via streamCar manufacturer presents digital panel on the hydrogen strategy in Europe at SHIFT Mobility on 3 September 2020 / attending among others Senior Vice President Dr. -Ing. ... Continue reading

Same All Over - Four Full Days Getting Kids Into Your Car

Same All Over - Four Full Days Getting Kids Into Your Car

Travel with children according to a SEAT study, parents in Spain, Germany and England spend on average 96 hours a year getting their children into the car Last-minute trips to the bathroom, endless pleading to get them to put on their shoes and coats, deciding which toy they want to take to school every day... Getting ... Continue reading

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class World Premier Plus Complete Tutorial +VIDEO

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class World Premier Plus Complete Tutorial +VIDEO

The main points at a glance Added value for customers: the ten most important innovations Key facts at a glance Interesting facts & figures Short version: The overall vehicle concept: Automotive luxury experienced in a completely new way Mercedes-Benz management on the new S-Class ... Continue reading

All-New Hyundai Tucson Adds Revolutionary Redesign

All-New Hyundai Tucson Adds Revolutionary Redesign

Hyundai Motor Company today revealed the first images of its all-new Tucson. New design highlights include the latest evolution of Hyundai’s signature headlamp architecture called ‘Parametric Hidden Lights’ and a dual cockpit layout that offers personalized space intuitively optimized for a high-tech user experie ... Continue reading

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Chicagoland Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Chicagoland Review By Larry Nutson

Mitsubishi is on a roll. They say they are the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year. ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition Review by David Colman

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition Review by David Colman

Now in its 4th year of production, the Toyota 86 is better than ever. Back in 2013, the 86 began life as the Scion FR-S, a long nosed, short tailed, 2+2 coupe that shared design and driveline with joint build partner Subaru's BRZ. ... 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

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