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Monday, January 15, 2018

2018 NACTOY: Volvo XC60 Wins 2018 North American Utility Of The Year Award

2018 NACTOY: Volvo XC60 Wins 2018 North American Utility Of The Year Award

The new XC60 is attracting acclaim by sticking true to its Volvo heritage, boasting technology that makes it one of the safest cars on the market. Steer Assist has been added to the groundbreaking City Safety system. The new safety system called Oncoming Lane Mitigation helps alleviate head-on collisions and the Blind ... Continue reading

GAC TO USA? Chinese Car Maker Coming To US

GAC TO USA? Chinese Car Maker Coming To US

GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 6, 2018 -- GAC Motor, China's fastest-growing automaker, will present its elite vehicle lineup featuring its existing sedan, SUV, minivan and NEV at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which demonstrates the brand's sincerity and determination to enter the North American mark ... Continue reading

2018 NAIAS: Magna High-Definition Icon Radar Revealed; Scans Environment in Four Dimensions

2018 NAIAS: Magna High-Definition Icon Radar Revealed; Scans Environment in Four Dimensions

Automakers now have a radar option that leapfrogs the competition as Magna unveiled its ICON RADAR at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Setting a new standard in high-resolution automotive radar, ICON RADAR incorporates advanced technology used by the U.S. military to provide precise detection, extens ... Continue reading

Innovative Battery Products at Detroit Motor Show "The Future of Electric Vehicles Starts Today"

Innovative Battery Products at Detroit Motor Show "The Future of Electric Vehicles Starts Today"

Samsung SDI exhibited a brand new fast-charging, high-capacity battery material as well as cutting-edge battery products for electric vehicles at 2018 Detroit Motor Show. ... Continue reading

RIP DAN GURNEY

RIP DAN GURNEY

Dan Gurney ... Where to start? Just his name alone stands for so much in our world ... a lifetime of contributions to motorsports, the way that he never seemed completely satisfied with the status quo, his effortless skill behind the wheel, and the upbeat spirit that he expressed endlessly. He was our hero for so many ... Continue reading

High-Strength Steel On Display With Launch Of All-New 2019 Ram 1500

High-Strength Steel On Display With Launch Of All-New 2019 Ram 1500

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 15, 2018 -- An interactive steel display is featured in the Ram exhibit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord Named 2018 North American Car of the Year

2018 Honda Accord Named 2018 North American Car of the Year

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2018 -- The all-new 2018 Honda Accord, the 10th generation of America's most popular car, has earned the prestigious 2018 North American Car of the Year award. ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster and Hyundai Veloster Turbo Revealed at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

2019 Hyundai Veloster and Hyundai Veloster Turbo Revealed at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Hyundai today unveiled its all-new Veloster and Veloster Turbo models at the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

2019 Hyundai Veloster Will Make Its Hollywood Debut In Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and the Wasp"

2019 Hyundai Veloster Will Make Its Hollywood Debut In Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and the Wasp"

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Fans of Marvel Studios' Ant-Man will soon be introduced to the stylish design and exceptional performance capabilities of the all-new Hyundai Veloster as it will play a significant role in Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man and the Wasp". Teaming up with this major franchise is part of a global marketin ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Forte Makes World Debut At NAIAS

2019 Kia Forte Makes World Debut At NAIAS

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Today at the North American International Auto Show, Kia Motors America (KMA) hosted the global debut of the all-new 2019 Forte which enters its third generation with a more sophisticated design and desirable features that transforms one of Kia's best-selling vehicles into something more than ... Continue reading

Acura Core Model Lineup Type S and All-new V6 Turbo

Acura Core Model Lineup Type S and All-new V6 Turbo

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- In conjunction with the global debut of the 2019 Acura RDX Prototype and building upon the NSX supercar as the pinnacle expression of Precision Crafted Performance, Acura today announced new details on the future performance strategy of its core model lineup. ... Continue reading

All-New 2018 Lexus LS Sets a New Standard for Luxury Sedan Value

All-New 2018 Lexus LS Sets a New Standard for Luxury Sedan Value

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- For nearly three decades, the Lexus LS sedan has set benchmarks for craftsmanship, quality and long-term dependability. ... Continue reading

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 - No Compromise Truck, Leading in Durability, Technology and Efficiency

All-new 2019 Ram 1500 - No Compromise Truck, Leading in Durability, Technology and Efficiency

Engineering Overall weight reductions totaling nearly 225 pounds net when compared to previous model New frame features 98 percent high-strength steel to improve durability, weight and rigidity for improved handling Strongest Ram 1500 ever with most efficient frame in the segment – 100 pounds lighter with 98 percent ... Continue reading

All-New Lincoln Navigator Named North American Truck of the Year

All-New Lincoln Navigator Named North American Truck of the Year

The all-new Lincoln Navigator has been named North American Truck of the Year, marking the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured this prestigious honor now in its 24th year. ... Continue reading

Autonomous Driving Startup Pony.ai Raises $112M

Autonomous Driving Startup Pony.ai Raises $112M

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail One of Pony.ai's prototype cars (Photo: Business Wire) FREMONT, Calif.--Pony.ai, a company that builds autonomous driving solutions, has closed a funding round of $112M. The Series A round was co-led by Morningside Venture Capital and Legend Capital. Seed round lead-investor Sequoia Ch ... Continue reading

First U.S. Market High Performance Model for New N Line-Up: 2019 Hyundai Veloster N

First U.S. Market High Performance Model for New N Line-Up: 2019 Hyundai Veloster N

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 -- Hyundai today unveiled its high performance Veloster N model for the U.S. market at the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

Press Kit | INFINITI Q Inspiration Concept: Power beyond convention

Press Kit | INFINITI Q Inspiration Concept: Power beyond convention

High-res images and video available HERE<http://infinitinews.com/en-US/infiniti/usa/releases/infiniti-q-inspiration-concept-power-beyond-convention> MEDIA INFORMATION INFINITI Q Inspiration Concept: Power beyond convention * INFINITI reveals new form language for an era of advanced powertrains * Minimalist and human-ce ... Continue reading

Press Release - Autotalks CEO: "Lack of coordination between autonomous and manned vehicles can fail the driverless car vision"

Press Release - Autotalks CEO: "Lack of coordination between autonomous and manned vehicles can fail the driverless car vision"

Press Release Autotalks CEO: "Lack of coordination between autonomous and manned vehicles can fail the driverless car vision" Automobili-D, Detroit, Michigan – January 15, 2018 – Lack of coordination between autonomous vehicles and manned vehicles can fail the driverless car vision, according to Hagai Zys ... Continue reading

NHTSA Weekly Recall Roundup - January 15, 2018

NHTSA Weekly Recall Roundup - January 15, 2018

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. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Hyundai Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Hyundai Press Conference +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the Hyundai Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. Hyundai is unveiling the 2019 Veloster. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Nissan Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Nissan Press Conference +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the Nissan Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. Nissan's presentation bridges tradition with future mobility. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - BMW Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - BMW Press Conference +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the BMW Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. BMW will be unveiling the updated BMW i8 Coupe and the BMW X2. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - RAM Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - RAM Press Conference +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the RAM Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Lexus Press Conference +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Lexus Press Conference +VIDEO

DETROIT - January 15, 2018: Watch the complete live broadcast of the Lexus Press Conference from the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Fiat-Chrysler Media Session #2 +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Fiat-Chrysler Media Session #2 +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the Fiat-Chrysler Media Sessions from the North American International Auto Show. This is the second of two sessions as FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addresses reporters from around the world at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. ... Continue reading

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Fiat-Chrysler Media Session #1 +VIDEO

WATCH LIVE From 2018 NAIAS Detroit - Fiat-Chrysler Media Session #1 +VIDEO

Watch the complete live broadcast of the Fiat-Chrysler Media Sessions from the North American International Auto Show. This is the first of two sessions as FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addresses reporters from around the world at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. ... Continue reading

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