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Keysight Technologies, GOHIGH Data Networks Collaborate to Accelerate Cellular V2X Technology for Connected Car Applications

Keysight Technologies, GOHIGH Data Networks Collaborate to Accelerate Cellular V2X Technology for Connected Car Applications

SANTA ROSA, Calif.--Keysight Technologies, Inc. , a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced an extended collaboration with GOHIGH Data Networks Technology Co., Ltd. (GOHIGH) to accelerate cellular-vehicle-to-ev ... Continue reading

Advance Auto Parts Names Andrew Page Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Advance Auto Parts Names Andrew Page Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

RALEIGH, N.C.--Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that Andrew Page will be appointed Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective May 13, 2019. In t ... Continue reading

Carvana Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Carvana Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

PHOENIX--Carvana Co. , a platform for buying used cars, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. ... Continue reading

Flooding expected to lead to an influx of water-damaged vehicles in the used car market - here's what to look for

Flooding expected to lead to an influx of water-damaged vehicles in the used car market - here's what to look for

The recent flooding throughout the Midwest and other areas in the country can have major implications for used car shoppers. ... Continue reading

Radioline Previews Its Radio Automotive App at Google I/O 2019

Radioline Previews Its Radio Automotive App at Google I/O 2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--RADIOLINE, a global radio provider (No. 1 in Europe), will preview its radio & podcast app for cars with infotainment systems powered by Android at Google I/O 2019. ... Continue reading

Saratoga Auto Auction consigns rare Gulf Mirage to 2019 auction (DC-KY)

Saratoga Auto Auction consigns rare Gulf Mirage to 2019 auction (DC-KY)

2019 Saratoga Auto Auction the 1969 John Wyer built Gulf Mirage M2/300/03 with BRM V-12 engine. This race car is one of only three produced by John Wyer Automotive Engineering for the 1969 World Sports Car Championship. ... Continue reading

SEMA Battle of the Builders® Young Guns Competition Returns to Street Machine Nationals at Du Quoin & St. Paul

SEMA Battle of the Builders® Young Guns Competition Returns to Street Machine Nationals at Du Quoin & St. Paul

INDIANAPOLIS--The SEMA Battle of the Builders® Young Guns competition returns again this year to the Street Machine Nationals, with qualifying rounds at both the Du Quoin, Ill., (June 21-23) and St. Paul, Minn., (July 19-21) events. ... Continue reading

2019 Subaru Forester Review From Andrew Frankl

2019 Subaru Forester Review From Andrew Frankl

I have yet to meet anyone who complained about a Subaru. It isn’t beautiful, it isn’t oh my God doesn’t it look just amazing, no. It is like a fridge or a dishwasher-utility on wheels. Furthermore it is not trying to be anything else-solid, reliable, economical and will run for years and years. ... Continue reading

2019 BMW M5 Competition Road Test Review By Larry Nutson

2019 BMW M5 Competition Road Test Review By Larry Nutson

Within ten minutes behind the wheel I knew I should be heading to Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL or Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. I was dodging potholes thinking about the 35-series tires and pricey 20-inch alloy wheels. A tromp on the accelerator had my wife voicing concerns as her knuckles whitened. Z ... Continue reading

JAPANESE CAR CRUISE-IN Petersen Museum May 26, 2019,

JAPANESE CAR CRUISE-IN Petersen Museum May 26, 2019,

Last year’s event brought out hundreds of Socal’s finest street, show, and track cars, from Civics to Skylines and everything in between. Don’t miss out on a chance to see the all new 2020 Toyota GR Supra, the first new Supra in the US in 21 years! *Japanese Cruise-In Tickets Include: Museum admission Complimenta ... Continue reading

The Newest BMW 3 Takes the Worry Out of What’s in Your Rear View

The Newest BMW 3 Takes the Worry Out of What’s in Your Rear View

IEEE Inside of the BMW 3 Series. Photo: BMW Where you’ve been: The display screen shows where the car’s going while the Reversing Assistant backs up along the previously traveled path. ... Continue reading

Fumoto USA Gets Back to the Street to Save the Earth in Woodland, CA

Fumoto USA Gets Back to the Street to Save the Earth in Woodland, CA

SANTA ROSA, Calif.--To encourage Woodland residents to recycle their used motor oil, the City of Woodland in Northern California will be giving away 300 Fumoto Engine Oil Drain Valves to Woodland residents on Saturday, May 11, during the Back to the Street Car Show and Cruise in Downtown Woodland. Fumoto USA will be ho ... Continue reading

Clean Energy Zero Now Truck Orders Surpass 250 and Climbing

Clean Energy Zero Now Truck Orders Surpass 250 and Climbing

The demand for clean, cost-effective renewable natural gas (RNG) as a transportation fuel continues to rise as Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced it has reached agreement with trucking firms to lease or purchase more than 250 new heavy-duty trucks, fueled by its Redeem™ RNG. ... Continue reading

Consumers Sue Ford for Installing Mileage Cheat Device and Misrepresenting Fuel Economy Ratings in 2019 Ford Ranger Trucks

Consumers Sue Ford for Installing Mileage Cheat Device and Misrepresenting Fuel Economy Ratings in 2019 Ford Ranger Trucks

Hagens Berman and Hilliard Martinez Gonzales filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of consumers accusing Ford of knowingly installing a mileage cheat device and misrepresenting fuel economy ratings<https://www.hbsslaw.com/cases/ford-ranger-emissions> in 2019 Ford Ranger trucks. The emissions-cheating device is also li ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire Volunteers to Conduct Tire Safety Checks May 8-24 at High Schools for National Tire Safety Week

Cooper Tire Volunteers to Conduct Tire Safety Checks May 8-24 at High Schools for National Tire Safety Week

FINDLAY, Ohio--As part of its Tread Wisely™ program, which is a global tire and vehicle safety initiative aimed at young drivers, dozens of employee volunteers from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company will descend on high schools this month in three communities where the company operates major facilities: Findlay, Ohio; Tex ... Continue reading

Lovin' My Car: Women in the Driver's Seat-- A new book of photographs by Libby Edelman out now!

Lovin' My Car: Women in the Driver's Seat-- A new book of photographs by Libby Edelman out now!

Libby Edelman's new photography book, Lovin' My Car: Women in the Driver's Seat features STRONG female drivers across the United States and their cars. Generally a field dominated by men, Libby's book offers the untold women's perspective on automobiles. ... Continue reading

Racing History Comes to Life as the SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Comes to Road America May 17-19

Racing History Comes to Life as the SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Comes to Road America May 17-19

Racing's glorious past comes to life Friday, May 17, through Sunday, May 19, as the SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend returns to Road America. The season kick-off event will showcase all the sights and sounds from motorsport's pioneering age both on and off the track. ... Continue reading

AI-Based Automotive HMI Software Market to Reach $4.6 Billion Worldwide by 2025, According to Tractica

AI-Based Automotive HMI Software Market to Reach $4.6 Billion Worldwide by 2025, According to Tractica

BOULDER, Colo.--As vehicles grow increasingly connected and become packed with sensors, artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies have the potential to play a significant role in the human-machine interface (HMI), according to a new report from Tractica. Voice-enabled smart assistants for car controls, infotainme ... Continue reading

Navigant Research Report Finds Annual Sales of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles Are Not Expected to Exceed 1% until 2028

Navigant Research Report Finds Annual Sales of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles Are Not Expected to Exceed 1% until 2028

BOULDER, Colo.--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the state of the automated medium and heavy duty commercial vehicle market, providing global market forecasts, segmented by vehicle class and region, through 2030. Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving systems (ADS) for commercial ve ... Continue reading

Garmin® unveils a new dash cam lineup with the Dash Cam 46/56/66W and Dash Cam Mini, the perfect eyewitnesses for any drive

Garmin® unveils a new dash cam lineup with the Dash Cam 46/56/66W and Dash Cam Mini, the perfect eyewitnesses for any drive

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , today announced the new Dash Cam™ 46/56/66W and the Dash Cam Mini, the latest additions to its popular dashboard camera lineup. ... Continue reading

Details of Ford Motor Company’s 2019 annual Meeting of Shareholders 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 9

Details of Ford Motor Company’s 2019 annual Meeting of Shareholders 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 9

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Company will conduct its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 9. The virtual meeting with audio broadcast is accessible from a computer, tablet or smart phone device. ... Continue reading

Bentley Presents Exclusive Bavarian Themed Continental GT Convertible by Mulliner

Bentley Presents Exclusive Bavarian Themed Continental GT Convertible by Mulliner

Bentley has created a truly unique Continental GT Convertible Bavaria Edition by Mulliner, inspired by the beauty of the Bavarian region, and designed by Stefan Sielaff, Bentley’s Director of Design. This one of a kind GT Convertible, in Bentley’s centenary year, incorporates a number of distinctive features into t ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus LS 500 Review by David Colman - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lexus LS 500 Review by David Colman - It's E15 Approved

How do you turn a $75,000 Lexus into a $111,000 Lexus? You add the most expensive single option package I have ever encountered. If you tick the box for the "Executive Package with Kiriko Glass," you will add $23,100 to the bottom line in one fell stroke. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus LS 500 Vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon by Andrew Frankl - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lexus LS 500 Vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon by Andrew Frankl - It's E15 Approved

European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel March 20, 2019; Or should I say 111 thousand Lexus meet Toyota’s 44 thousand Avalon. No, dear reader, I am not making this up . The price difference is a staggering 67 or so thousand dollars. ... Continue reading

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