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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Detroit News Gets Ethanol Wrong, Again

The Detroit News Gets Ethanol Wrong, Again

The full text of my reply to The Detroit News' editorial "End The Ethanol Mandate" By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL For the past few years, The Detroit News has taken several swipes at ethanol in order to impugn its use as fuel, as well as to denounce the entire renewable fuel program ... Continue reading

Lamborghini Polo Storico presents its latest projects at Salon Rétromobile 2018, Paris

Lamborghini Polo Storico presents its latest projects at Salon Rétromobile 2018, Paris

Sant’Agata Bolognese/Paris 7 February 2018 – Lamborghini Polo Storico is at Salon Rétromobile in Paris, from 7 to 11 February, with a prize-winning Miura and a right-hand drive Countach currently undergoing renovation. The heritage department of Automobili Lamborghini also displays examples of newly-manufactured V ... Continue reading

"Kangei Marco Polo HORIZON": Mercedes-Benz recreational vehicle coming to Japan in a right-hand-drive variant

"Kangei Marco Polo HORIZON": Mercedes-Benz recreational vehicle coming to Japan in a right-hand-drive variant

Stuttgart/Tokyo February 7, 2018; "Kangei Marco Polo HORIZON" – At the Japan Camping Car Show 2018 the compact recreational vehicle from Mercedes-Benz Vans celebrated its premiere as a right-hand-drive variant. As of now, the Marco Polo HORIZON is available to customers in the land of smiles. ... Continue reading

Fuselage Panels for the First 777X, Boeing's Next-Generation Wide-Body Airliner

Fuselage Panels for the First 777X, Boeing's Next-Generation Wide-Body Airliner

・ Delivery ceremony held at the Hiroshima Machinery Works Eba Plant on February 7 ・ Productivity enhanced with proprietary automated facilities, furthering development of the commercial aircraft business Tokyo, February 7, 2018 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has delivered the aft fuselage panels for the ... Continue reading

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and DiDi Chuxing Sign MoU to Explore Car-Sharing Partnership in China

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and DiDi Chuxing Sign MoU to Explore Car-Sharing Partnership in China

The memorandum of understanding signed with DiDi underlines the commitment to new mobility services at the Alliance, including the launch of robo-vehicle ride-hailing services, as part of the Alliance 2022 strategic midterm plan launched last year by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. ... Continue reading

FORD F-150 THE FAVORITE VEHICLE OF AMERICA’S MILITARY

FORD F-150 THE FAVORITE VEHICLE OF AMERICA’S MILITARY

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 26, 2018 – Ford F-150 has again been named most popular vehicle among America’s active and retired military service members, according to an analysis of former and active-duty military personnel using United Services Automobile Association’s car buying service. ... Continue reading

Acura Brand and ILX Sedan Top Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

Acura Brand and ILX Sedan Top Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

Feb 7, 2018 - CHICAGO For the third year in row, Acura has been named the top 5-Year Cost to Own Luxury Brand by Kelley Blue Book – with the Acura ILX sport sedan this year capturing the top spot in the entry-luxury car category. The 5-Year Cost to Own Awards recognize new vehicles and brands (luxury and non-luxury) ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show Reveals Comprehensive Social Media Campaign

Chicago Auto Show Reveals Comprehensive Social Media Campaign

(Feb. 7, 2018) - With more than one million sq. ... Continue reading

Stealth Hitches Debuts Concealed Hitch for Luxury Vehicles

Stealth Hitches Debuts Concealed Hitch for Luxury Vehicles

Hidden Hitch Maintains Functionality Without Compromising Aesthetics SUGAR HILL, Ga., Feb. 7, 2018; Stealth Hitches, LLC has announced the launch of a cutting-edge, patent pending new hitch that is concealed when not in use, allowing vehicle owners to maintain their vehicle's aesthetic beauty while still offering the f ... Continue reading

Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) Recall

Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) Recall

Please click on the following NHTSA Recall ID links to view the recall information. NHTSA Recall ID Number : 18T001 Synopsis : Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. ... Continue reading

2018 Lexus RX450h L Three-Row RX Hybrid Pricing

2018 Lexus RX450h L Three-Row RX Hybrid Pricing

2018 Lexus RX 450hL Offers Expanded Seating and Improved Efficiency February 07, 2018 CHICAGO (Feb. 7, 2018) – Luxury buyers can now enjoy the confidence of all-wheel drive with the performance and efficiency of the RX 450hL. Set to go on sale at dealers in April, the new three-row crossover once again raises the bar ... Continue reading

Freudenberg strengthens floor mat business

Freudenberg strengthens floor mat business

WEINHEIM, Germany, Feb. 7, 2018 -- Freudenberg, the global technology company, is further expanding its car floor mat business. ... Continue reading

ROAD TRIP: Savannah's Playground Named Top Public Relations Project

ROAD TRIP: Savannah's Playground Named Top Public Relations Project

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb. 7, 2018 -- Savannah's Playground, the multi-million-dollar facility at Grand Park in Myrtle Beach, SC continues to amass awards. ... Continue reading

2018 Retromobile Show: Renault Celebrates 120 Years of ‘Easy Life’ Motoring

2018 Retromobile Show: Renault Celebrates 120 Years of ‘Easy Life’ Motoring

Renault’s exhibit at the 2018 Retromobile Show will see Renault celebrate its 120th anniversary with a display of 20 vehicles that marked their respective eras by meeting the needs of motorists and making their lives easier. ... Continue reading

Kia Unveils SP Concept and Showcases 16 Global Models at AutoExpo 2018

Kia Unveils SP Concept and Showcases 16 Global Models at AutoExpo 2018

Kia today unveiled the striking new SP Concept, which made its public world premiere at AutoExpo 2018, alongside a showcase of 16 global models. The SP Concept provides a glimpse of what’s in store for motoring enthusiasts once Kia kicks off retail sales in India in the second half of 2019. ... Continue reading

SEAT's Atelier of Cars +VIDEO

SEAT's Atelier of Cars +VIDEO

While around the world the final stitches are being added to the fashion collections that will be showcased on catwalks in New York, London, Milan or Paris, at the SEAT Design Center new proposals are being created to dress vehicles. Master tailor Nick Allen decides what kind of stitching, fabrics and colors will featu ... Continue reading

Alpine marks 40th anniversary of Le Mans triumph at Rétromobile Paris

Alpine marks 40th anniversary of Le Mans triumph at Rétromobile Paris

Groupe Renault is pleased to announce that Alpine will be present at the 2018 Rétromobile Show which will run at the French capital’s Paris Expo Porte de Versailles complex on February 7-11. ... Continue reading

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