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New Maryland Law Allows Auto Dealers To Disclose Key Data on Safety, Reliability

New Maryland Law Allows Auto Dealers To Disclose Key Data on Safety, Reliability

Annapolis, Md., Sept. 29, 2016 Maryland drivers will benefit from much better access to safety and defect data about their cars when one of the nation's most consumer-friendly state safety disclosure laws goes into effect on Sat., Oct. 1. The law, passed as part of HB 525 by the General Assembly last April, prohibits c ... Continue reading

Robb Report Special 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Robb Report Special 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 -- Robb Report is celebrating 40 years as the leading voice in global luxury with its largest October issue in nearly a decade. The special collector's edition of the magazine—now on newsstands—remembers past moments, products, and pioneers whose status as luxury icons has been cemented thr ... Continue reading

Volvo Introduces Pioneering Pedestrian and Cyclist Warning System

Volvo Introduces Pioneering Pedestrian and Cyclist Warning System

Swedish bus manufacturer Volvo has introduced a new pedestrian and cyclist detection system that emits audible warnings of approaching vehicles. The system continuously monitors the bus’s vicinity and ttnb-volvo-buses-pedestrian-systemransmits a sound to warn other road-users when they get too near the bus. The drive ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you.Why am I getting this email? What is a recall? When a manufacturer or t ... Continue reading

Fiat Professional Presents Complete, Refreshed Line-Up at The IAA in Hannover

Fiat Professional Presents Complete, Refreshed Line-Up at The IAA in Hannover

HANNOVER, Germany - September 24, 2016: The 66th edition of the Hannover International Motor Show, the biggest European exhibition of commercial and industrial vehicles, takes place from 22nd to 29th September. The event gathers professionals and major vehicle manufacturers together, including Fiat Professional, in the ... Continue reading

Scania: Scania’s New Truck Generation Honoured – The S Series Elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

Scania: Scania’s New Truck Generation Honoured – The S Series Elected “International Truck of the Year 2017”

“The award is the leading recognition in the industry that all our engineers and in practice the entire Scania organisation have done an excellent job,” says Henrik Henriksson, Scania’s President and CEO. “Our goal is to always meet our customers’ expectations and needs and the jury’s motivation is a clear ... Continue reading

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

HANOVER, Germany, September 21, 2016 -- The Crafter which was independently developed and produced was voted the best Van of the Year 2017 Developed according to customer wishes, selected by experts Economical, functional and suitable for everyday use - the new Crafter appeals in every respect An international jury of ... Continue reading

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

Consumers Union Issues Statement on EPA's Fuel Economy Report

*News Release* *Consumers Union* *Public Policy and Advocacy Division of Consumer Reports* *Wednesday, September 21, 2016* *Consumers Union to Federal Agencies: Fuel Economy Standards Should Remain Strong In Order to Maintain Consumer Savings and Preserve Consumer Choice* *WASHINGTON, D.C.* – The 2025 standards ... Continue reading

Hankook to Become Original Equipment Supplier for Scania

Hankook to Become Original Equipment Supplier for Scania

NEU-ISENBURG and HANOVER, Germany, September 21, 2016 -- Hankook is to be the OE supplier for various Scania heavy-goods trucks and buses in the future. Scania, based in Södertälje in Sweden, is a part of Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH - one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport ap ... Continue reading

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

AUSTIN, Texas — September 19, 2016: Volvo has received an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric buses from public transport operator Sales-Lentz in Luxembourg. The buses will operate in the city of Differdange. Sales-Lentz, one of the largest public transport operators in Luxemburg, is a forerunner in the introduction o ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Navistar (Nee International Trucks) And Volkswagen To "Partner"

Navistar (Nee International Trucks) And Volkswagen To "Partner"

Navistar expects significant synergies from both the strategic technology collaboration and the procurement joint venture. The company expects the alliance to be accretive beginning in the first year, and for cumulative synergies for Navistar to ramp up to at least $500 million over the first five years. By year five, ... Continue reading

Hoffa: Feds Take A Stand For Motorists In Protecting Rest Breaks

Hoffa: Feds Take A Stand For Motorists In Protecting Rest Breaks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016 - The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about a recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decision to reject a petition that sought to rescind the current 30-minute rest break required under Hours of Service rules instituted in 2013. "The ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz US Auto Sales August 2016 - Record With 28,404 Units Sold

Mercedes-Benz US Auto Sales August 2016 - Record With 28,404 Units Sold

ATLANTA, Sept. 1, 2016 -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record August sales of 28,404 vehicles, increasing 0.1% from the 28,373 vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported best-ever August sales with 3,152 units, up 39.5% and smart reported 353 units, bringing MBUSA grand ... Continue reading

Impact Auto Auctions launches enhanced online buyer portal and bidding platform

Impact Auto Auctions launches enhanced online buyer portal and bidding platform

New website innovations simplify auction bidding process for salvage vehicle buyers MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 23, 2016 - Impact Auto Actions Ltd., a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) and a business unit of KAR Auction Services , has launched a new website (www.impactauto.ca) with a modern interface and an array o ... Continue reading

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