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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyundai, Kia, and ZF-TRW Automotive for Fraud and Concealment of Deadly Airbag Safety Defect Affecting 12.5 Million Vehicles

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyundai, Kia, and ZF-TRW Automotive for Fraud and Concealment of Deadly Airbag Safety Defect Affecting 12.5 Million Vehicles

Airbag control unit (ACU) defect that causes the safety devices to fail affects airbags also supplied to numerous other vehicle manufacturers, including Toyota/Acura, Honda, FiatChrysler/Dodge/Jeep, and Mitsubishi On April 29, 2019, Lieff Cabraser and Baron & Budd filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Califo ... Continue reading

Toyota to Begin Producing the Popular Lexus NX Compact Luxury SUV in Canada

Toyota to Begin Producing the Popular Lexus NX Compact Luxury SUV in Canada

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada chosen to build yet another top seller starting in 2022 Cambridge, MA, Apr, 30 2019 - Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) will begin producing the top-selling Lexus NX and Lexus NX Hybrid compact luxury SUVs at its Cambridge, Ontario facility starting in early 2022. "Building on o ... Continue reading

Winner Selected in 2019 Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge for Nationwide PSA Competition +VIDEO

Winner Selected in 2019 Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge for Nationwide PSA Competition +VIDEO

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Monday, April 29, 2019) – To encourage positive driving habits for young drivers, Shorecrest Preparatory School junior, Caleb Kravitz developed a creative PSA to inspire his peers to practice safe driving skills. ... Continue reading

News from Bell Truck and Van - Murphy switches to 20 FUSO Canter Eco Hybrids for London ULEZ

News from Bell Truck and Van - Murphy switches to 20 FUSO Canter Eco Hybrids for London ULEZ

Murphy switches to 20 FUSO Canter Eco Hybrids for London ULEZ Construction and engineering contractor J Murphy & Sons has responded to the introduction of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) by investing in a fleet of FUSO Canter tippers with hybrid diesel-electric drivelines. The 20 new vehicles are exempt from t ... Continue reading

GoCompare comments on ABI Motor Insurance Premium Tracker

GoCompare comments on ABI Motor Insurance Premium Tracker

Most drivers are still paying historically very high prices for their car insurance The latest ABI Motor Insurance Premium Tracker shows that the premiums paid by motorists have fallen in the last quarter. However, as GoCompare points out, they remain at historically high levels. ... Continue reading

GM Financial Reports First Quarter 2019 Operating Results

GM Financial Reports First Quarter 2019 Operating Results

FORT WORTH, Texas--GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL COMPANY, INC. (“GM Financial” or the “Company”) announced net income of $271 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, compared to $318 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2018, and $369 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Retail loan originations ... Continue reading

GEICO Asks: Just How Distracted Are Distracted Drivers?

GEICO Asks: Just How Distracted Are Distracted Drivers?

WASHINGTON--As Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2019 draws to a close, GEICO urges drivers to learn the risks associated with distracted driving. How much is distracted driving affecting roadways? How much more likely is it for a crash to occur if drivers are interacting with a smartphone? Drivers who use a handheld ... Continue reading

Global Airport Car Rental Market Report 2019: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis 2012-2017 & 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Airport Car Rental Market Report 2019: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis 2012-2017 & 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Airport Car Rental Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global airport car rental market is expected to reach an estimated $49.1 billion by 2023, and it is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2018 to 2023. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Camera Market Study 2019 with Forecasts to 2026: Includes Comprehensive Company Profiling of Market Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Camera Market Study 2019 with Forecasts to 2026: Includes Comprehensive Company Profiling of Market Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Camera - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to this report, the Global Automotive Camera market accounted for $6.28 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $17.94 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 12.4% from 2017 to 2026. ... Continue reading

Global Medium-Heavy Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook 2018-2019 & 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Medium-Heavy Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook 2018-2019 & 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Medium-Heavy Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook, 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global medium-duty (MD) and heavy-duty (HD) trucks sales grew 4.5% in 2018 from 2017 due to sustained growth in top truck markets of North America, China (Heavy duty truck sales stayed a ... Continue reading

Solar Vehicle Market by EV, Vehicle Type, Battery, Solar Panel, Neighborhood vehicles, Charging Stations, and Region - Global Forecast to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Solar Vehicle Market by EV, Vehicle Type, Battery, Solar Panel, Neighborhood vehicles, Charging Stations, and Region - Global Forecast to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Solar Vehicle Market by EV (BEV, HEV & PHEV), Vehicle Type (PC & CV), Battery (Lithium-ion, Lead acid, & Lead carbon), Solar Panel (monocrystalline & polycrystalline), Neighborhood vehicles, Charging Stations, and Region - Global Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

TravelCenters of America® Expands Maintenance and Repair Service Network

TravelCenters of America® Expands Maintenance and Repair Service Network

WESTLAKE, Ohio--TravelCenters of America LLC (“TravelCenters”) announced the addition of a TA Truck Service® center at I-85 Exit 61 on Highway 74 (Senoia Road) in Fairburn, Georgia. The facility, located at the Fairburn Family Travel Center, will offer maintenance and repair services 24/7 at a newly equipped repai ... Continue reading

Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery +VIDEO

Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery +VIDEO

A select number of customers from across the country got early access to Amazon Key In-Car; view a video of them sharing their experience. ... Continue reading

New Land Rover Defender Reaches Development Milestone

New Land Rover Defender Reaches Development Milestone

To celebrate World Land Rover Day, Land Rover has announced plans for the new Defender to complete a final phase of field testing with the Tusk Trust, on location in Kenya. A Defender prototype wearing a unique camouflage will experience life at the Borana Conservancy as part of Land Rover’s 15-year partnership with ... Continue reading

Ford Transit Sport Van Heads Up Most Distinctive Powerful Three Model Line-Up

Ford Transit Sport Van Heads Up Most Distinctive Powerful Three Model Line-Up

A new 185PS version of Ford’s enhanced 2.0‑litre EcoBlue diesel engine makes the Transit Custom Sport van the most powerful ever, heading up a range of three Transit Sport van models with their signature twin sports stripes. ... Continue reading

British Marques Auction Features Jaguar Restoration Projects

British Marques Auction Features Jaguar Restoration Projects

A number of Jaguar restoration projects are set to be auctioned at the British Marques sale in association with the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club at Heythrop Park on the 11th May. E-types, XK150s and XK120s in varying conditions are being offered to new homes and these cars come with some wonderful history. ... Continue reading

One Hour In A Hellcat - 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Review By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

One Hour In A Hellcat - 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Review By Thom Cannell - It's E15 Approved +VIDEO

You’d expect every journalist who writes about automotive things, you know, cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs to be an expert driver, able to fully describe the nuances of ride and handling, as well as evaluating telematics, safety systems, exterior design and whether the interior is suitable for a college dorm or C- ... Continue reading

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