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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Final Edition - NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap

Final Edition - NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap

Final Edition - NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is open to pursuing alliances and merger opportunities if they make sense but a sale of its luxury brand Maserati is not an option, Chief Executive Mike Manley said in Geneva on Tuesday. “We have a strong independent future, but if there is a partner ... Continue reading

UK's Morgan sells majority stake to Italian investment company

UK's Morgan sells majority stake to Italian investment company

5th March 2019 – Investindustrial has today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Morgan Motor Company Ltd (“Morgan”), the iconic 110-year old British sports cars manufacturer. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and it is expected to complete in April 2019. ... Continue reading

2020 Polaris® Snowmobile Lineup Delivers the Ultimate Riding Experience on Every Type of Terrain

2020 Polaris® Snowmobile Lineup Delivers the Ultimate Riding Experience on Every Type of Terrain

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The 2020 model year also marks the 40th anniversary of the most legendary model name in snowmobile history: INDY®. INDY® Adventure 137 brings high-performance riders the ultimate in handling and versatility. (Photo: Business Wire) The 2020 model year also marks the 40th anniversary o ... Continue reading

Distracted drivers 29 times more likely to wreck in a work zone

Distracted drivers 29 times more likely to wreck in a work zone

NB Logo.png Dear Carey​​, A distracted driver — such as answering a phone call, a text message, or being distracted by a passenger —  is 29 TIMES MORE LIKELY to wreck in a work zone, says Praveen Edara and a team of researchers. “Unfortunately, crash reports do no ... Continue reading

Velocity Restorations Creates a Monster Scout

Velocity Restorations Creates a Monster Scout

The international Harvester Scout was never known for an abundance of power. Quite the opposite, actually. ... Continue reading

Goodyear and Klairmont Kollections unveil restored Golden Sahara II on translucent Goodyear tires at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

Goodyear and Klairmont Kollections unveil restored Golden Sahara II on translucent Goodyear tires at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

Geneva, March 5, 2019 - In collaboration with Klairmont Kollections, Goodyear unveiled the restored Golden Sahara II at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. An iconic custom car of the 1950s and 60s, the Golden Sahara II was one of the first concepts of autonomous vehicles and was fitted with glowing, see-through ... Continue reading

Vehicles Most Likely to Last for Over 200,000, Even 300,000 Miles

Vehicles Most Likely to Last for Over 200,000, Even 300,000 Miles

Longest Lasting Cars and SUV's Auto experts caution that the industry may be on the verge of an affordability crisis. Edmunds.com says the average new-vehicle loan payment is now at $556 a month for a 69.4-month term. ... Continue reading

Buh-Bye Ford Taurus Sedan Last One Rolls Off Line at Chicago Assembly Plant

Buh-Bye Ford Taurus Sedan Last One Rolls Off Line at Chicago Assembly Plant

Marking the end of U.S. production of the historic and pioneering nameplate Legacy of Taurus innovation lives on as Ford invests $1 billion and adds 500 jobs at its Chicago Assembly Plant and Chicago Stamping Plant to expand capacity for the production of all-new Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility and Lincoln Av ... Continue reading

Ford Taurus GL (1996)

Ford Taurus GL (1996)

Ford Taurus GL (1996) ... Continue reading

Honda Commits to Total Electrification in Europe by 2025

Honda Commits to Total Electrification in Europe by 2025

- Honda announces ambition to make 100% of its European automobile sales electrified by 2025- Honda e Prototype unveiled, marking the next step in the rollout of Honda's electrified technology- Honda announces the development of an energy management business for Europe- Partnerships announced with resource aggregator M ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Rack & Pinion Steering System Market Analysis & Outlook (2019-2023) by Application and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Rack & Pinion Steering System Market Analysis & Outlook (2019-2023) by Application and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Rack and Pinion Steering System Market 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automotive rack and pinion steering system market will register a CAGR of over 4% by 2023. ... Continue reading

Global School Bus Market Analysis & Forecast to 2025 - Poised to Reach 109,000 Units, Driven by the Demand for Safe Transport of Children - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global School Bus Market Analysis & Forecast to 2025 - Poised to Reach 109,000 Units, Driven by the Demand for Safe Transport of Children - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global School Bus Market Analysis, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The demand for school buses globally is expected to grow steadily despite rising oil and commodity prices. ... Continue reading

Polaris Slingshot Offers Customers a $50 Live Event Credit with Spring Test Drive Promotion

Polaris Slingshot Offers Customers a $50 Live Event Credit with Spring Test Drive Promotion

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Slingshot, the three-wheeled roadster which delivers a joyride unlike anything on the road, announced its “Rev-N-Roll” dealer test drive program. Throughout March and April, every consumer that test drives a Slingshot at their local participating Slingshot dealership will receive a $50 Live Eve ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson to Continue Fueling Collector Car Trends During Palm Beach Auction

Barrett-Jackson to Continue Fueling Collector Car Trends During Palm Beach Auction

17th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 11-13, 2019, at the South Florida Fairgrounds. ... Continue reading

The Concours Club Driving Circuit Progress

The Concours Club Driving Circuit Progress

The Concours Club. There has been a considerable amount of activity since the beginning of the year, ... Continue reading

AAA: Pothole Damage Can Cost Motorists Hundreds in Repairs

AAA: Pothole Damage Can Cost Motorists Hundreds in Repairs

Mike Hoshaw, vice president of automotive services at AAA East Central. “Even if the damage isn’t as obvious as a flat tire, vehicles can end up with bent wheels or damaged suspension parts.�?? Potholes form when moisture collects in small holes and cracks in the road surface; The moisture expands a ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show - Wrap Up

Chicago Auto Show - Wrap Up

Chicago Auto Show Update Three We look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. From news to keynote addresses, we think we have a great media preview on tap. ... Continue reading

Mazda Unveils Mazda 2019 Mazda CX-30 Compact Crossover SUV

Mazda Unveils Mazda 2019 Mazda CX-30 Compact Crossover SUV

A new core model in the Mazda lineup HIROSHIMA, March 5, 2019 Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today made the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV. As a new core model, the CX-30 will be rolled out to global markets, with sales starting from Europe this s ... Continue reading

North America Electric Trucks TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Analysis and Case Markets Report 2017-2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

North America Electric Trucks TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Analysis and Case Markets Report 2017-2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "TCO Analysis and Case for Electric Trucks in North America, 2017 - 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This research indicates that the trucking industries in North America and Europe are increasingly facing a shortage of skilled drivers and there are concerns regarding the ec ... Continue reading

TomTom Powers the New Nissan LEAF’s In-Vehicle Infotainment System

TomTom Powers the New Nissan LEAF’s In-Vehicle Infotainment System

GENEVA, Switzerland--TomTom (TOM2), the location technology specialist, has been chosen by Nissan as the supplier of navigation components for its Nissan LEAF. TomTom will supply TomTom Maps as well as TomTom Traffic and Online Search to the new enhanced NissanConnect in-vehicle infotainment system which will now come ... Continue reading

truPayments, LLC Joins CDK Global Partner Program

truPayments, LLC Joins CDK Global Partner Program

CINCINNATI--truPayments, LLC., a financial technology company, today announced that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program. As a member of one of the largest third-party partner programs in the industry, truPayments® and its tru Shop-by-PaymentTM are now part of a marketplace of applications and ... Continue reading

Ubiquity Ventures Announces Its First Portfolio Companies

Ubiquity Ventures Announces Its First Portfolio Companies

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Ubiquity Ventures, a new seed-stage institutional venture capital firm founded by Sunil Nagaraj, has made its first six investments in start-ups that exemplify his vision of software leaping off the screen and into the real world. Ubiquity’s portfolio includes start-ups focused a wide range of indu ... Continue reading

Carvana Continues Growth in the Southwest Launching Third Market in Arizona

Carvana Continues Growth in the Southwest Launching Third Market in Arizona

third market in Arizona, increasing its presence in the Grand Canyon State, now offering as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to Prescott area residents. (Photo: Business Wire) Carvana launches its third market in Arizona, increasing its presence in the Grand Canyon State, now offering as-soon-as-next-day vehicle deliv ... Continue reading

HARMAN Remote Vehicle Updating Service (OTA) Expands to Include HD Map Updates for Connected Vehicles

HARMAN Remote Vehicle Updating Service (OTA) Expands to Include HD Map Updates for Connected Vehicles

GENEVA--HARMAN , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced a new product – Smart Delta for Maps for connected vehicles. This new product will allow car manufacturers to push new HD Maps updates in grea ... Continue reading

Iteris Selected by San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Connected and Automated Vehicle Initiative

Iteris Selected by San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Connected and Automated Vehicle Initiative

Iteris, Inc.today announced that it has been selected by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to enhance and upgrade the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) across five cities in the San Francisco Bay Area. The three-year project supports MTC’s Innovative Deployments to Enhance Arterials (IDEA) progr ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Makes World Premiere of the ENGELBERG TOURER and New "DENDO DRIVE HOUSE" System at Geneva International Motor Show

Mitsubishi Motors Makes World Premiere of the ENGELBERG TOURER and New "DENDO DRIVE HOUSE" System at Geneva International Motor Show

Mitsubishi Motors announces world premiere of the ENGELBERG TOURER and DENDO DRIVE HOUSE concepts at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. (Photo: Business Wire) Mitsubishi Motors announces world premiere of the ENGELBERG TOURER and DENDO DRIVE HOUSE concepts at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. ... Continue reading

Complete Aston Martin Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Aston Martin Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Aston Martin Lagonda is proud to present the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, continuing the journey towards a new range of state of the art, luxury vehicles driven by zero emission powertrain technologies. Lagonda production is planned to start in 2022 at a new state of the art facility in St Athan, Wales - Aston Martin L ... Continue reading

Complete McLaren Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete McLaren Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

McLaren is introducing the McLaren 600LT Spider by MSO, its stunning take on the 600LT Spider, and also publicly displays its Speedtail model for the first time. McLaren also announced that they will not be building any SUVs. ... Continue reading

Complete Renault Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Renault Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Renault is presenting the world premiere of the new CLIO. the fifth generation of the automotive icon having sold some 15 million units. ... Continue reading

Complete Nissan Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Nissan Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Watch the Nissan Press Conference LIVE at 6:15AM New York time GENEVA - March 5, 2019: Nissan will be revealing the IMQ concept crossover, an all-new vehicle that embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility and gives a sneak peek as to what might be in your future driveway. ... Continue reading

Complete Lamborghini Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Lamborghini Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

The Aventador SVJ Roadster makes its worldwide premiere at Geneva Motor Show, presented by Automobili Lamborghini in a press conference on its stand, alongside the new Huracán EVO Spyder that also makes its international debut. The open top version of the coupé, the Aventador SVJ Roadster upholds the exceptional perf ... Continue reading

Complete Skoda Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Skoda Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

ŠKODA will be presenting the full range of its mobility services at the Geneva Motor Show from 5 to 17 March. The VISION iV concept study offers a concrete look ahead at the first all-electric ŠKODA based on the MEB modular electric car platform. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Group Night Preview at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Volkswagen Group Night Preview at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Watch the entire VW press event live on Tuesday morning, March 5th at 3AM New York time, 12 midnight Los Angeles time. Four world premieres set powerful and electrifying highlights. ... Continue reading

Complete Mercedes-Benz Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

Complete Mercedes-Benz Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show +VIDEO

At the 89th Geneva Motor Show, the inventor of the automobile will present the new CLA Shooting Brake and, for the first time, the Concept EQV and the facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLC. Also on display to the public for the first time will be the Formula E showcar and the smart forease+. While the new V-Class will celebrate ... Continue reading

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