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Honda Teases Styling of Adventure-Ready Prologue Electric SUV Coming in 2024

Honda Teases Styling of Adventure-Ready Prologue Electric SUV Coming in 2024

May 18, 2022 — TORRANCE, Calif. Styling completed at Honda Design Studio in Los Angeles shows hint of Honda e Prologue to be followed by first models based on Honda e:Architecture in 2026 Honda working closely with dealer network to prep for EV and digital sales future Honda released the first sketch previewing the d ... Continue reading

2022 Infiniti QX60 Review By Larry Nutson

2022 Infiniti QX60 Review By Larry Nutson

2022 Infiniti QX60 By Larry Nutson Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_8861) The new 2022 QX60 is Infiniti’s entry in the premium midsize 7-passenger utility vehicle (UV) segment. The new QX60 began to arrive at Infiniti showrooms in the final weeks of 2021, and was the brand's most popular model in December. ... Continue reading

Did You Leave Your Child In The Car To Die?

Did You Leave Your Child In The Car To Die?

Over 900 children died of heatstroke since 1998, because they were left or became trapped in a hot car. It’s important for everyone to understand that children are more vulnerable to heatstroke and that all hot car deaths are preventable. ... Continue reading

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Reach 16-year High: NSC Offers Six Safe Driving Tips for Memorial Day

The National Safety Council estimates 450 people may lose their lives on U.S. roads during Memorial Day weekend in preventable crashes. According to newly released estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. roads are the most dangerous they've been in 16 years; roadway fatalities in ... Continue reading

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2022 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced today that the Mazda CX-9 earned its top ... Continue reading

IIHS Midsize SUV Crash Test Results

IIHS Midsize SUV Crash Test Results

Ten out of 18 midsize SUVs earn good ratings in the updated evaluation. May 18, 2022 More than half the midsize SUVs tested earn good ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s new side-impact evaluation. ... Continue reading

2022 Subaru Forester Earns Top IIHS Safety Awards

2022 Subaru Forester Earns Top IIHS Safety Awards

The 2022 Subaru Forester, a small SUV, earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To qualify for either of the Institute’s two awards in 2022, vehicles must earn good ratings in six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side sma ... Continue reading

Evolution of American Car Mascots and Hood Ornaments Selections from the Jon Zoler Collection

Evolution of American Car Mascots and Hood Ornaments Selections from the Jon Zoler Collection

runs from May 2022 to March 2023. This is the first of a two-part display. ... Continue reading

NASA Selects Firms for NOAA Atmospheric Composition Instrument Study

NASA Selects Firms for NOAA Atmospheric Composition Instrument Study

GREENBELT, Md., May 17, 2022 -- On behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA has selected two firms for the the Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) Atmospheric Composition (ACX) Phase A Study. These firms will provide services to help meet the objectives of the National Oceanic ... Continue reading

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

2021-22 CX-9 Achieves "Good" Score and Highest Rating in New, Tougher IIHS Side Impact Test

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2022 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced today that the Mazda CX-9 earned its top "Good" rating in a new, tougher side crash test. This was the second test series of 2021-2022 model year vehicles using a more stringent test, aimed at addressing higher severity crashes by u ... Continue reading

Audi Finance and Volkswagen Finance And Lexop Announce Partnership To Optimize Collections Using Contactless Technology

Audi Finance and Volkswagen Finance And Lexop Announce Partnership To Optimize Collections Using Contactless Technology

MONTREAL--Audi Finance and Volkswagen Finance, the automotive captive finance company of the Audi, Ducati and Volkswagen brands in Canada and Lexop, a self-serve facilitation software that optimizes the repayment journey for Customers, have entered into a partnership to digitize their collections activities. Past-due C ... Continue reading

Automotive and Autonomy Expert Alexander Hitzinger Joins Foretellix's Board of Directors

Automotive and Autonomy Expert Alexander Hitzinger Joins Foretellix's Board of Directors

Mr. Hitzinger brings over 20 years of senior executive experience with VW, Porsche, and Apple TEL AVIV, Israel, May 18, 2022 -- Foretellix, a leading provider of a Verification & Validation (V&V) platform for Automated Driving Systems, has appointed Alexander Hitzinger to its board of Directors. In a recent blog, Mr., ... Continue reading

China Automotive Systems to Announce Unaudited 2022 First Quarter Financial Results on May 23, 2022

China Automotive Systems to Announce Unaudited 2022 First Quarter Financial Results on May 23, 2022

WUHAN, China, May 18, 2022 -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. ("CAAS" or the "Company"), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced that it will issue unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022, on Monday, May 23, 2022, before the market opens. Manageme ... Continue reading

EasyPark and Renault in new partnership for automated parking features

EasyPark and Renault in new partnership for automated parking features

STOCKHOLM, May 18, 2022 -- The mobility tech company EasyPark and the car brand Renault are launching a new collaboration that lets drivers experience the future of parking. Together, the two companies are releasing the EasyPark app features directly integrated in the infotainment system of Renault's new car Megane E- ... Continue reading

Electrify America Announces EV Charging Network Backed by 100 Percent Renewable Energy and Power Purchase Agreement for 75 Megawatts in New Solar Generation

Electrify America Announces EV Charging Network Backed by 100 Percent Renewable Energy and Power Purchase Agreement for 75 Megawatts in New Solar Generation

New solar photovoltaic renewable energy generation project in San Bernardino County, CA called Electrify America Solar Glow™ 1 Commits to net zero carbon footprint for all energy delivered to drivers across its coast-to-coast public ultra-fast DC charging network Becomes North America's largest open electric vehicle ... Continue reading

Global Tire Market Report 2022: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2021 & 2022-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Tire Market Report 2022: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2021 & 2022-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Tire Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global tire market reached a volume of 2,268 million Units in 2021. ... Continue reading

RumbleOn to Participate in the Jefferies Automotive Aftermarket Investor Conference

RumbleOn to Participate in the Jefferies Automotive Aftermarket Investor Conference

IRVING, Texas--RumbleOn, Inc. (the “Company” or “RumbleOn”), the nation’s first technology-based omnichannel powersports platform, announced today that it will participate in the Jefferies Automotive Aftermarket Investor Conference on Thursday, May 26, 2022 in New York City. Marshall Chesrown, RumbleOn’s Ch ... Continue reading

United States Low-floor Hybrid Bus Market 2022: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

United States Low-floor Hybrid Bus Market 2022: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail DUBLIN--The "United States Low-floor Hybrid Bus Market: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report provides deep insights into demand forecasts, ... Continue reading

New Vehicle Inventory Remains Stuck in Neutral in April

New Vehicle Inventory Remains Stuck in Neutral in April

Atlanta GA May 18, 2022, Cox Automotive reported that New vehicle inventory barely budged in April due to continued supply chain disruptions, according to a Cox Automotive analysis of vAuto Available Inventory data. Inventory of imports and small, fuel-efficient models were among the lowest due to strong demand driven ... Continue reading

Cox Automotive Update: Values, Affordability and Inventory

Cox Automotive Update: Values, Affordability and Inventory

In Southeast Michigan, where this note was drafted this morning, the signs of summer have returned: Trees are all but fully bloomed and the gardens are tall and green again. The annual cycle continues, so much looks the same. ... Continue reading

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness - Review by Larry Nutson

Over a decade ago my wife and I spent a couple years living in the suburbs outside of Hartford, Connecticut. In those days Subaru was selling in the range of 200,00 to 260,000 vehicles a year across the U.S. New England was good selling territory for Subaru. ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Kona Electric - Review by Mark Fulmer

Driving the Kona Electric evokes many questions from folks weary of unstoppable fuel prices, and the most popular question was "So how much does it cost?" Well, the early hybrids and EVs were definitely pricey, but that situation is slowly changing. The SEL version of Hyundai's subcompact SUV has a MSRP (manufacturers' ... Continue reading

Everything You Need To Know About Solar-Powered Cars

Everything You Need To Know About Solar-Powered Cars

If we continue using oil the way we do today, the world may run out of the commodity in about half a century. This means that to continue driving our cars, we need to find a solution to this impending energy challenge. ... Continue reading

7 Car Detailing Tips With a DIY Detail Kit

7 Car Detailing Tips With a DIY Detail Kit

Car detailing is the most efficient way to have your vehicle looking sparkling new. It gets better as you can cut out the expenses of relying on a professional detailer by mastering the right car detailing hacks to help manage this process on your own. ... Continue reading

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