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UPS Pilots Ratify New Contract

UPS Pilots Ratify New Contract

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, today ratified a new five-year labor agreement. The contract ratified with more than 91 percent of the vote, with more than 98 percent of the eligible members casting ballots. The collective bargaini ... Continue reading

Google Kinda-Sorta Moves To Displace The Displacers Uber and Lyft With A "Going My Way?" Waze Hitchhiking Ride Sharing Service.

Google Kinda-Sorta Moves To Displace The Displacers Uber and Lyft With A "Going My Way?" Waze Hitchhiking Ride Sharing Service.

Auto Central August 31, 2016; Jack Nicas writing for the WSJ reported that Google is moving onto Uber Technologies Inc.’s (which by the way lost 1.5 $billion in the first half of 2016) turf with a ride-sharing service to help San Francisco commuters join carpools, a person familiar with the matter said, jumping into ... Continue reading

Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, The Silicon Valley Crowd Is On Their Way To Appliance-ize Cars (And The Need For Your Company)

Hey Car Industry Open Your Eyes, The Silicon Valley Crowd Is On Their Way To Appliance-ize Cars (And The Need For Your Company)

Auto Central January 8, 2016; After this past weeks onslaught of self-serving ulterior motivated Silicon Valley originated and paid for propaganda about the autonomous car at CES (Consumer Electronics Show), and the rolling stone momentum pushed along by the digital claque, including sycophants in the press (c/net,Hey ... Continue reading

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Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT) ... Continue reading

MichBio Responds to Flawed University of Michigan Research Study on Biofuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

MichBio Responds to Flawed University of Michigan Research Study on Biofuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, issued the following statement today regarding the release of a University of Michigan research study that claims the rising use of biofuels in the U.S. has led to a net increase in carbon dioxide emissions associated with global warming. Pro ... Continue reading

The Carlstar Group announces sweepstakes to win a 2016 Cragar® Camaro

The Carlstar Group announces sweepstakes to win a 2016 Cragar® Camaro

Sweepstakes begins today for custom modified car built by Detroit Muscle Franklin, TN - August 24, 2016 - The Carlstar Group announced today a sweepstakes partnership with RTM, producer of the hit TV show Detroit Muscle, to build and giveaway a 2016 Cragar Camaro SS. The official sweepstakes for the 2016 Cragar Camaro ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz S, SS, SSK and SSKL: Spare parts for pre-war classics reproduced in original quality

Mercedes-Benz S, SS, SSK and SSKL: Spare parts for pre-war classics reproduced in original quality

Stuttgart August 24 2016; Vital spare parts for the outstanding pre-war classic models in the S-series (S, SS, SSK, SSKL) are now once again available ex factory. These have been reproduced by Mercedes-Benz Classic to the very highest quality standards, working together with the original suppliers. The parts can be ord ... Continue reading

ACSI: Car Buyer Satisfaction Rises as Mass-Market Autos Challenge Luxury Brands

ACSI: Car Buyer Satisfaction Rises as Mass-Market Autos Challenge Luxury Brands

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 23, 2016 -- Car buyer satisfaction rebounds as domestic and mass-market brands improve, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Customer satisfaction with automobiles is up 3.8 percent to 82 on ACSI's 100-point scale. Luxury cars have dominated the driver satis ... Continue reading

2016 Kia K900 Luxury V6 Sedan Review By Steve Purdy

2016 Kia K900 Luxury V6 Sedan Review By Steve Purdy

the auto channel Kia K900 Review, Over the years I’ve used some mighty impressive cars for my Concours shuttle job but the K900 seemed to get more enthusiastic comments than most... 2016 KIA K900 LUXURY V6 At The Concours Review By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau An enjoyable duty of my volunteer respons ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

* This middle week in August is the traditional time for two of the most important car events in the country - the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and the Monterey Car Week culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. The former celebrates the automobile and motorcycle interests of everyman with ev ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel's Marc Rauch to Present THE FACTS ABOUT ETHANOL at Australian National Biofuels Symposium

The Auto Channel's Marc Rauch to Present THE FACTS ABOUT ETHANOL at Australian National Biofuels Symposium

AUTO CENTRAL - July 22, 2016: With support from Australia's Queensland Government, the Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) is proud to present the National Biofuels Symposium 2016 in Brisbane on August 22nd and 23rd. The worldwide biofuels sector is on a cusp of fantastic growth, and no where is the potential great ... Continue reading

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

The New York Times Buys Into CAFE 54.5 Obfuscation

Growing up in New York I grew up with an unbending prejudice towards the invincibility and incontrovertible exactness of The New York Times on every subject printed within. I along with virtually every kid on the streets of Brooklyn and other boroughs (ok, except maybe not the Bronx) never argued about or questioned an ... Continue reading

Big Brother Is Watching: Highly Automated Driving to Spark Adoption of Centralized Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Big Brother Is Watching: Highly Automated Driving to Spark Adoption of Centralized Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

LONDON, Aug. 17, 2016 -- As vehicles become highly independent and begin to drive and react to traffic on their own, autonomous systems will aggregate and process data from a variety of on-board sensors and connected infrastructure. This forces the industry to hit a hard reset on advanced driver assistance systems (ADA ... Continue reading

U.S.Crude Oil Exports - Increasing To More Destinations

U.S.Crude Oil Exports - Increasing To More Destinations

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly The number of countries receiving exported U.S. crude oil has risen since the removal of restrictions on exporting U.S. crude oil in December 2015. U.S. crude oil exports have occurred despite relatively small price spreads between international c ... Continue reading

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