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Considering Buying A Toyota? The Auto Channel Toyota Reviews 2019-1994

Considering Buying A Toyota? The Auto Channel Toyota Reviews 2019-1994

Professional reviews by veteran auto journalists...read then compare. ... Continue reading

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll Shelby +Video

Henny's Fond Memories of Carroll Shelby +Video

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel THE HAGUE, May 14, 2012. The news that auto legend Carroll Shelby passed away last Thursday, did not come as a big shock. It did make me feel very sad indeed, but when I last spoke to mr. Shelby at the Los Angeles auto show, I realized he was very frail. The 88 ye ... Continue reading

2020 5 Passenger Prius Prime Coming Soon

2020 5 Passenger Prius Prime Coming Soon

Save Money By Filling Up With E15 or E85 Toyota Prius Prime gets many upgrades for 2020 and remains the most efficient Toyota hybrid and one of the best options to protect drivers from price hikes at the gas pump. Available this summer, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the LE grade will be $27,600 ... Continue reading

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concept Takes Luxury On A Higher Level +VIDEO

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Concept Takes Luxury On A Higher Level +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Eidtor LONDON - June 21, 2016: It is the first time in its 112 year history that Rolls-Royce has developed a "purely visionary" concept for autonomous driving with the use of an electric driveline. The British super luxury brand unveiled its Vision Next 100 concept during an event to cel ... Continue reading

Toyota REALLY BELIEVES In AI Launches $100M Silicon Valley Investment Fund

Toyota REALLY BELIEVES In AI Launches $100M Silicon Valley Investment Fund

Firm continues commitment to discover and invest in early-stage startups in autonomous mobility and robotics. ... Continue reading

Leverages Black Book’s Most Precise Valuation Resources

Leverages Black Book’s Most Precise Valuation Resources

BLACK BOOK VIN DECODE VALUATION DATA NOW INCLUDES BUILD DATA FROM GENERAL MOTORS LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (May 2, 2019) – Black Book, known in the automotive industry for providing timely, independent and precise vehicle pricing information, announced today it has integrated General Motors’ Build Data into the company’s ... Continue reading

Chinese Commercial Vehicle Market Opportunity Analysis with Forecasts to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Chinese Commercial Vehicle Market Opportunity Analysis with Forecasts to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Chinese Commercial Vehicle Market Opportunity Analysis, 2017-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The aim of this study is to research, analyze, and forecast emerging commercial truck platform strategies in the light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty commercial truck market in ... Continue reading

Cummins Reviewing Emissions Certification and Compliance Process for Its Pickup Truck Applications

Cummins Reviewing Emissions Certification and Compliance Process for Its Pickup Truck Applications

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. today announced that the company is formally reviewing its emissions certification and compliance process for its pickup truck applications. Following conversations with the U.S. EPA and CARB regarding certification for the engines in the 2019 RAM 2500 and 3500 trucks, the company made the ... Continue reading

The Global Light Vehicle Front End Modules Report 2019 with Forecasts to 2033 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Global Light Vehicle Front End Modules Report 2019 with Forecasts to 2033 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "The Global Light Vehicle Front End Modules Report - Forecasts to 2033" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Updated in the last quarter, this report has been extracted from motor industry information and intelligence platform QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of the global l ... Continue reading

ABB to Provide Paint Solutions to SAIC Volkswagen’s First Electric Vehicle Factory in China

ABB to Provide Paint Solutions to SAIC Volkswagen’s First Electric Vehicle Factory in China

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ABB Robotics painting solutions (Photo: Business Wire) ABB Robotics painting solutions (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail ZURICH, Switzerland--ABB signed a formal agreement with SAIC Volkswagen to provide robotics painting solutions for the ... Continue reading

Average New-Car Prices Up 2 Percent Year-Over-Year for April 2019 According To Pricing Guide

Average New-Car Prices Up 2 Percent Year-Over-Year for April 2019 According To Pricing Guide

IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2019 -- The valuation analysts at Kelley Blue Book today reported the estimated average transaction price for a light vehicle in the United States was $36,843 in April 2019. New-vehicle prices increased $732 (up 2 percent) from April 2018, while rising $93 (up 0.3 percent) from last month. ... Continue reading

Ford Motor Company to Share Details on Mobility Business at Citi’s 2019 Car of the Future Symposium

Ford Motor Company to Share Details on Mobility Business at Citi’s 2019 Car of the Future Symposium

DEARBORN, Mich.--On Thursday, May 9, Sundeep “Sunny” Madra, vice president of Ford X, Ford Mobility’s business incubator and accelerator, will participate in a fireside chat moderated by Itay Michaeli at Citi’s 2019 Car of the Future Symposium in New York. Madra is the co-founder and former CEO of Autonomic whi ... Continue reading

FPT Joins Automotive Grade Linux and the Linux Foundation to Accelerate Connected Car Development

FPT Joins Automotive Grade Linux and the Linux Foundation to Accelerate Connected Car Development

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FPT joins Automotive Grade Linux at the Linux Foundation to support shared technology development for in-car technology (Photo: Business Wire) FPT joins Automotive Grade Linux at the Linux Foundation to support shared technology development for in-car technology (Photo: Business Wire) ... Continue reading

Garmin reports first quarter revenue and profit growth

Garmin reports first quarter revenue and profit growth

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland--Garmin Ltd. today announced results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2019. ... Continue reading

Replacement Demand Analysis for Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles' Selected Emission Control and After-treatment Components Aftermarket in Europe to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Replacement Demand Analysis for Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles' Selected Emission Control and After-treatment Components Aftermarket in Europe to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Replacement Demand Analysis for Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles' Selected Emission Control and Aftertreatment Components Aftermarket in Europe, 2015-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This research service covers the Class A-G, MPV, SUV vehicles exhaust aftertrea ... Continue reading

China's Battery Electric Logistics Vehicle Industry, 2018-2025 - China's EV Sales Reached 1.256 Million Units in 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

China's Battery Electric Logistics Vehicle Industry, 2018-2025 - China's EV Sales Reached 1.256 Million Units in 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "China Battery Electric Logistics Vehicle Industry Report, 2018-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In 2018, China produced 1.27 million new energy vehicles (NEVs) in total, 59.9% more than in previous year. ... Continue reading

Global Advanced Gear Shifter System Market for Automotive by Technology, Component, Vehicle Type, EV Type, and Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Advanced Gear Shifter System Market for Automotive by Technology, Component, Vehicle Type, EV Type, and Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Advanced Gear Shifter System Market for Automotive by Technology (Automatic Shifter, Shift-by-Wire), Component (CAN Module, ECU, Solenoid Actuator), Vehicle Type (Light Duty Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles), EV Type, and Region-Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offeri ... Continue reading

Griffin Thermal Products and Evans Waterless Coolants Announce Strategic Relationship Maximizing Engine Cooling Protection

Griffin Thermal Products and Evans Waterless Coolants Announce Strategic Relationship Maximizing Engine Cooling Protection

SUFFIELD, Conn.--Griffin Thermal Products (Griffin Radiator) and Evans Waterless Coolants (Evans) today announced a joint marketing program making Evans Waterless Coolant the official coolant of Griffin Radiator. The connection between the right radiator and coolant is critical to maximize cooling system efficiency and ... Continue reading

Horace Mann and Cambridge Mobile Telematics to Bring Safe Driving App to Educators

Horace Mann and Cambridge Mobile Telematics to Bring Safe Driving App to Educators

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Illinois-based insurer Horace Mann has partnered with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) to launch HMDrive, a safe driving mobile application for educators. HMDrive provides feedback to drivers at a historical and trip-level basis. ... Continue reading

Fortistar and TruStar Energy Accelerate Plans to Decarbonize America’s Transportation Fuel Supply Through the Use of RNG

Fortistar and TruStar Energy Accelerate Plans to Decarbonize America’s Transportation Fuel Supply Through the Use of RNG

Fortistar and TruStar Energy are decarbonizing America's transportation fuel supply with RNG. ... Continue reading

Kia Motors posts global sales of 227,773 units in April

Kia Motors posts global sales of 227,773 units in April

Seoul South Korea 2 May 2019; Kia Motors Corporation announced 227,773 units of global sales for April 2019, a 5.3 percent decrease compared to same period last year. Kia’s best-selling model was the Sportage SUV, with 41,395 units sold globally in April. ... Continue reading

Autonomous Vehicles: Reality sets in

Autonomous Vehicles: Reality sets in

Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), especially Shared Autonomous Vehicles (SAVs), have created a huge buzz over the last few years. An SAV is the transformative AV type that has the potential to revolutionise personal mobility and reduce the need, or desire, for people to own a car. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi ENGINE: 2.0-liter Atkinson Cycle I-4 Plug-in TRANSMISSION: ECVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 188 combined hp/129 lb.-ft. gasoline engine torque WHEELBASE: 112.2 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Cadillac XT4 AWD Sport ENGINE: 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 237 hp @ 5,000 rpm/258 lb.-ft. @ 1,500-4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.4 in. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Acura MDX AWD A-Spec Review by David Colman - E15 Approved +VIDEO

New Car Review: 2019 Acura MDX AWD A-Spec Review by David Colman - E15 Approved +VIDEO

A top pick for a large family looking for all weather transport in high style. Acura expands the MDX model line with a stunning new addition for 2019: the A Spec model. Although you can buy a base model MDX for $45,500, the A Spec will set you back an extra ten grand. ... Continue reading

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