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Car Buyers Expecting Connected Service Experience, Satisfaction Rankings J.D. Power

Car Buyers Expecting Connected Service Experience, Satisfaction Rankings J.D. Power

TORONTO—“Connected car” is the buzz phrase for the auto industry, but connected service may soon be part of the nomenclature as well. From scheduling a service visit to amenities available while customers wait for their vehicle, technology and connectivity are becoming an increasingly important part of the servic ... Continue reading

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

NHTSA RECALL : Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16

NHTSA RECALL : Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16

NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 16T010 Synopsis : Vee Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd (Vee) is recalling certain Taiga M/T tires, size LT225/75R16, manufactured January 8, 2015, to March 1, 2015. The sidewall of the affected tires may blister and the interliner may separate, compromising the integrity of the tires at high speeds. ... Continue reading

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)

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

Vehicle Checklist for Back-to-School Carpool Season

Vehicle Checklist for Back-to-School Carpool Season

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 22, 2016 -- School carpool season is upon us and the non-profit Car Care Council reminds drivers to make sure their vehicles are kid-safe and road ready with a five-point checklist: Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, make sure lights and wipers fun ... 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

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)

Auto Lab Live - Car Comment or Concern? Call 888-692-7234 Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT)Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 m ... Continue reading

Harley-Davidson, EPA reach settlement

Harley-Davidson, EPA reach settlement

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 18, 2016 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the sale of one aftermarket tuning product used to calibrate motorcycles intended for off-road and closed-course competition. As part of the settlement agreement, the company will no ... Continue reading

Global Auto Manufacturers To Gather at Web Summit

Global Auto Manufacturers To Gather at Web Summit

Tech driving trillion dollar auto industry growth Leading auto industry leaders gather to discuss disruption impact Topics: Shared Mobility, Self Driving Vehicles, Connected Cars, Regulation Projected increase in industry revenues of $1.5tn LISBON, PORTUGAL - The US and Europe’s leading auto industry leaders and expe ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Bentley Diesel, Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 8-13, 2016; Jeep Hacking, MPG Down, Ford Cell 6 Mil., Recalls Of Course ... Continue reading

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