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Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 30, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 30, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 30, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 ... Continue reading

Key Safety System Market Players are Continental AG, Delphi Automotive & Autoliv

Key Safety System Market Players are Continental AG, Delphi Automotive & Autoliv

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Safety System Market" report to their offering. Active safety systems play a key role in preventing incidents and accidents, whereas passive safety systems help to mitigate negative consequences in the event of a crash. These systems are ... Continue reading

Advance Auto Parts Announces Departure of President George Sherman

Advance Auto Parts Announces Departure of President George Sherman

ROANOKE, Va.—Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that George Sherman, who currently serves as the Company’s President, will step down from his current role on August 13, and rem ... Continue reading

New Mexico Enables Play at the Pump Lottery

New Mexico Enables Play at the Pump Lottery

Linq3 and the New Mexico Lottery are bringing Play at the Pump technology to convenience retailers. ‚ÄčATLANTA July 28, 2016; NACSonine reported that continuing its rollout of Play at the Pump technology, Linq3 announced a partnership with the New Mexico lottery that allows convenience stores in the state to offer cust ... Continue reading

Federal-Mogul Garage Gurus Technical Education Platform Earns CASE Reaccreditation, Multiple Commendations

Federal-Mogul Garage Gurus Technical Education Platform Earns CASE Reaccreditation, Multiple Commendations

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Garage GurusTM Technical Education Platform Earns CASE Reaccreditation, Multiple Commendations ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

* Keith Crain in Automotive News writes: "Tesla has a feature on its cars that it calls "autopilot," and it isn't. We are probably not going to have a tested and proven driverless car for a decade or more — assuming the courts figure out who needs the insurance and the licensing for the vehicle. That might take a dec ... Continue reading

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 23, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Join Auto Lab Live 8-10 AM (EDT) July 23, 2016; Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234

Listen Live, Auto Repair Call In, Kia Sorento AUTOBRAKE, Chevy Cruze, how to fix my car ... Continue reading

Automotive Manufacturers Collaborate in Developing Vehicle Cybersecurity Best Practices

Automotive Manufacturers Collaborate in Developing Vehicle Cybersecurity Best Practices

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2016; New technology has paved the way for extraordinary advancements in vehicle safety, emissions reduction, and fuel economy. Today's vehicles do more to keep drivers secure and connected than ever before. However, connected vehicles must be designed and manufactured with security in mind. Today, ... Continue reading

The Brilliant Backseat Reminder System Helps Drivers Remember Precious Cargo

The Brilliant Backseat Reminder System Helps Drivers Remember Precious Cargo

NEW YORK, July 22, 2016 -- Rear View Safety, the industry leader in the sales and distribution of backup camera systems, as well as a strong and dedicated road safety advocate, is proud to announce the release of the RVS-BLB Brilliant Backseat Reminder System. The product is designed from the ground up to remind driver ... Continue reading

Vehicle Headlights: Aiming for Better Driving Safety

Vehicle Headlights: Aiming for Better Driving Safety

New data reveals that correctly aiming headlights has a significant positive influence on nighttime driving safety. Dr. John Bullough's Guest Editorial, "Vehicle Headlights: Aiming for Better Driving Safety (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15502724.2016.1204798)," appeared in LEUKOS (http://ies.tandfonline. ... Continue reading

Mazda Develops New Technology Based on Hitachi's G-Vectoring Safe Driving Assist Technology

Mazda Develops New Technology Based on Hitachi's G-Vectoring Safe Driving Assist Technology

TOKYO, July 2016; Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. announced that Mazda Motor Corporation has developed a new technology based on Hitachi's G-Vectoring vehicle motion control technologies. It will be introduced as an advanced safety feature of the new-generation models introduced in Japan, starting with the updated Maz ... Continue reading

Michelin's "Beyond the Driving Test" Drives Change in 31 States

Michelin's "Beyond the Driving Test" Drives Change in 31 States

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 18, 2016 -- Michelin and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) today embarked on year three of the award-winning Beyond the Driving Test road safety campaign by celebrating the commitments of 31 states to update driver's education materials with consistent tire maintenance and saf ... Continue reading

Consumer Watchdog Exposes Robot Car Weaknesses

Consumer Watchdog Exposes Robot Car Weaknesses

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2016 -- Consumer Watchdog today called on Tesla to require, through a software update, that the driver's hands remain on the steering wheel when Autopilot is engaged, and for the Obama administration to slow its push to deploy self-driving robot car technology. The group also called on Tesla and ... Continue reading

Michelin to Demonstrate Low-Pressure Agriculture Tires at Canadian Farm Show

Michelin to Demonstrate Low-Pressure Agriculture Tires at Canadian Farm Show

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 19, 2016 -- One of the most effective ways farmers can improve yield is to minimize soil compaction by using tire fitments that are designed to operate at lower air pressures compared to standard radial tires. At the Ag in Motion Show, Western Canada's outdoor farm expo on July 19-21 in Saskatoon ... Continue reading

OFFICIALTECH 0W20 LL FE Motor Oil for New VW 508 00 / 509 00 Specification Engines

OFFICIALTECH 0W20 LL FE Motor Oil for New VW 508 00 / 509 00 Specification Engines

HEMIKSEM, Belgium, July 18, 2016 -- New motor oil is the first to support the newest 2.0 TFSI 140 kW and 3.0 TDI CR 160 kW Volkswagen engines Over four percent fuel economy while maintaining expected performance; Prolongs life and maintains the efficiency of emission systems; Provides outstanding engine cleanliness, we ... Continue reading

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