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Friday, February 2, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover January 2018 US Auto Sales

Jaguar Land Rover January 2018 US Auto Sales

Jaguar Land Rover U.S. sales reach 9,050 units in January 2018 making it the second best ever January retail month Land Rover achieves its best ever January retail month with 6,446 units surpassing the previous record set in 2017 The Range Rover Velar, with 1,522 units sold in January, maintains its position as the mos ... Continue reading

Government of Canada invests in marine training for women, Inuit and Indigenous communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

Government of Canada invests in marine training for women, Inuit and Indigenous communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Indigenous coastal and Inuit communities share ties to Canada's oceans that span generations. ... Continue reading

Czech Republic Transportation Sector Report 2017/2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Czech Republic Transportation Sector Report 2017/2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Czech Republic Transportation Sector Report 2017/2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides a complete and detailed analysis of the transportation sector for the Czech Republic. ... Continue reading

Edmontonians enjoy preview of new light rail vehicles for future Valley Line Southeast

Edmontonians enjoy preview of new light rail vehicles for future Valley Line Southeast

EDMONTON, Feb. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Investing in public transit infrastructure is crucial to economic growth, reducing air pollution and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to public services and job opportunities. ... Continue reading

FCA US LLC to Present Five Commercials During Super Bowl LII Telecast

FCA US LLC to Present Five Commercials During Super Bowl LII Telecast

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 2, 2018 -- FCA US LLC will air five commercials during this Sunday's (2/4) Super Bowl LII broadcast. ... Continue reading

Global Truck Transportation Market 2018 - Truck Transportation Companies are Using Robotics Solutions to Reduce Delivery Time & Costs - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Truck Transportation Market 2018 - Truck Transportation Companies are Using Robotics Solutions to Reduce Delivery Time & Costs - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Truck Transportation Market Global Briefing 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global truck transportation market was estimated to be around $1450 billion as of 2017. ... Continue reading

Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration Officially Opens its Doors to Area Visitors and Guests

Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration Officially Opens its Doors to Area Visitors and Guests

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 -- Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration becomes the newest upscale, independent resort in the Orlando area. ... Continue reading

Hold On Tight For An Incredible Summer At Walt Disney World in 2018

Hold On Tight For An Incredible Summer At Walt Disney World in 2018

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 -- Starting Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, Walt Disney World Resort will launch an incredible summer for 2018 with guests being immersed in their favorite Disney films, entering the worlds of their beloved characters and experiencing exciting new attractions and entertainment. ... Continue reading

Mansfield Energy Acquires Hi-Grade, Inc. Oil and Lubricants Business Assets

Mansfield Energy Acquires Hi-Grade, Inc. Oil and Lubricants Business Assets

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Feb. 2, 2018 -- Mansfield Energy Corp, North America's largest delivered fuel supply and logistics provider, announces the acquisition of Ohio-based Hi-Grade, Inc.'s oil and lubricants business assets. ... Continue reading

Polaris Industries Declares Increase in Cash Dividend

Polaris Industries Declares Increase in Cash Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors approved a 3 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend, raising the payout to $0.60 per share. This increase represents the 23rd consecutive year of Polaris increasing its dividend effective with the 2018 first quarter divide ... Continue reading

Press Release: Ride Hailing Market to Reach a Staggering $ 136 Billion by 2023

Press Release: Ride Hailing Market to Reach a Staggering $ 136 Billion by 2023

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This email newsletter was sent to you in graphical HTML format. If you're seeing this version, your email program prefers plain text emails. ... Continue reading

Sign Testing Begins Next Week For Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Project

Sign Testing Begins Next Week For Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2, 2018 -- In preparation for the opening of a third eastbound traffic lane on Interstate 580 between San Rafael and Richmond, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) affiliate and Caltrans next week will begin a new round of testing on the newly-installed overhe ... Continue reading

Steven Tyler And Emerson Fittipaldi Hit The Racetrack In Kia Motors' Super Bowl Ad For The All-New Stinger Sportback Sedan

Steven Tyler And Emerson Fittipaldi Hit The Racetrack In Kia Motors' Super Bowl Ad For The All-New Stinger Sportback Sedan

IRVINE, California, Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With the unstoppable Steven Tyler behind the wheel, turning back the hands of time is as easy as pressing the start button in the all-new 2018 Stinger in Kia Motors' Super Bowl ad for the highest performing and most anticipated model in the company's hi ... Continue reading

The Facts on Vehicle Standards Contradict Pruitt's Deceptive Implications

The Facts on Vehicle Standards Contradict Pruitt's Deceptive Implications

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testified in Congress this week, and his deputy William Wehrum appeared at the DC Auto Show. In both cases, they advanced the same message: we really ought to have one national vehicle standard, based on a data-driven process. ... Continue reading

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PARTNERS WITH COMCAST FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

CHICAGO AUTO SHOW PARTNERS WITH COMCAST FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Show Attendees to get hands-on demos of XFINITY's innovative TV services at the XFINITY Lounge, chances to win prizes with #XFINITYFast social media challenge CHICAGO (Feb. 2, 2018) - The Chicago Auto Show, which runs Feb. ... Continue reading

International Brands US Auto Sales Scoreboard January 2018

International Brands US Auto Sales Scoreboard January 2018

International brands led the American auto industry in January. Some of the brands driving the charge included BMW (up 5 percent from last January), Nissan (up 12.1 percent), and Toyota (up 17 percent). Toyota had its best month ever for light truck sales and saw the redesigned Camry’s sales climb 21.3 percent to be ... Continue reading

New Online Used Car Marketplace Platform - Auto Market Direct Launches In Vancouver

New Online Used Car Marketplace Platform - Auto Market Direct Launches In Vancouver

Auto Market Direct Bringing digital transformation to the used car supply chain VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Feb. 1, 2018 - Auto Market Direct, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our online used car marketplace where sellers SNAP, POST, SELL and where buyers SEARCH, BID, BUY all from their mobile device, tablet ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM FEBRUARY 3, 2018

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM FEBRUARY 3, 2018

The Auto Lab Radio Show Every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: February 3, 2018; Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in sho ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Vans: Introducing The Sporty Vito SPORT Line!

Mercedes-Benz Vans: Introducing The Sporty Vito SPORT Line!

Boasting striking looks and impressive equipment, the Vito SPORT Line from Mercedes-Benz Vans embodies a dynamic presence in the mid-size vans segment Equipment highlights such as the striking adhesive film applications, the taut sports suspension and 18-inch light-alloy wheels underscore the sporty character The attra ... Continue reading

For The First Time, Toyota Will Run Three Super Bowl Ads; Spots Utilize The Olympic and Paralympic Games Themes of Unity, Courage and Inspiration

For The First Time, Toyota Will Run Three Super Bowl Ads; Spots Utilize The Olympic and Paralympic Games Themes of Unity, Courage and Inspiration

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2018 -- Toyota is returning to the 2018 Super Bowl like never before using sports to unite and inspire during three ads in the most-watched television event of the year. ... Continue reading

Get Free Pancakes On IHOP National Pancake Day® Tuesday Feb. 27 and Help Support Children's Miracle Network Member Hospitals

Get Free Pancakes On IHOP National Pancake Day® Tuesday Feb. 27 and Help Support Children's Miracle Network Member Hospitals

GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2018 -- Canada will be celebrating its fifth Annual IHOP National Pancake Day on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 7 am to 7 pm, inviting guests to enjoy a complimentary short stack* of IHOP's world famous buttermilk pancakes at participating IHOP Restaurants® across the country. ... Continue reading

GomSpace's Fourth Demonstration Mission is Successfully Launched - Intended to Pioneer the Advanced Use of Nanosatellites

GomSpace's Fourth Demonstration Mission is Successfully Launched - Intended to Pioneer the Advanced Use of Nanosatellites

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 2, 2018 -- GomSpace's GOMX-4 satellites were successfully launched from JSLC with a LM-2D launch vehicle. ... Continue reading

Scania and Haylion Technologies Partner in Developing Autonomous and Electrified Vehicles

Scania and Haylion Technologies Partner in Developing Autonomous and Electrified Vehicles

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 2, 2018 --Scania will collaborate with Haylion Technologies, which focuses on solutions for the Chinese transport industry in the areas of autonomous driving, electrification and connectivity. ... Continue reading

CarMax Board Elects Two New Directors

CarMax Board Elects Two New Directors

CarMax, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has elected Peter Bensen to membership on the board. (Photo: Business Wire) CarMax, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has elected Peter Bensen to membership on the board. ... Continue reading

NEXO: The Next-Generation Fuel Cell Vehicle from Hyundai +VIDEO

NEXO: The Next-Generation Fuel Cell Vehicle from Hyundai +VIDEO

Hyundai announced that NEXO will be the name of its all-new, dedicated Fuel Cell EV during a press conference at CES 2018, and disclosed Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). NEXO is the technological flagship of Hyundai’s growing eco-vehicle portfolio and marks Hyundai’s continued momentum toward having the i ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Rocky Mountain Review

2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Rocky Mountain Review

With so many choices available in the tightly-packed compact-to-midsize crossover market, a manufacturer really has to be good; it’s not an easy segment in which to stand out. Mazda always brings their “A” game and we had high hopes for their 2018 CX-5 crossover. And while it’s great in a number of areas, bring ... Continue reading

FIRST LOOK AT THE FRESHENED VW GOLF FAMILY OF SMALL CARS

FIRST LOOK AT THE FRESHENED VW GOLF FAMILY OF SMALL CARS

You’ll have to look hard to find the subtle changes in style and design on these already attractively German cars. The classic two-box design has changed little, but we now get standard LED lighting front and rear and a few changes under the skin. ... Continue reading

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