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At Home? Now You Have The Time To Read 25 Years Of In-depth Expert Car Reviews (1993-2021)

At Home? Now You Have The Time To Read 25 Years Of In-depth Expert Car Reviews (1993-2021)

Expert Car and Reviews 1993-2020; Best New car and Used car specs, crash tests and other decision making research and road tests ... Continue reading

Bargain: Auto Lease Prices Drop On Several Mid-Size Cars And SUVs In March

Bargain: Auto Lease Prices Drop On Several Mid-Size Cars And SUVs In March

Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings for the month of March. Several brands offered significant discounts on mid-size cars and SUVs, likely a result of falling sales due to COVID-19. ... Continue reading

PWC: Can Auto Suppliers Survive Electric Vehicles?

PWC: Can Auto Suppliers Survive Electric Vehicles?

By Akshay Singh, PWC February 28, 2020; The good news for suppliers is that electric vehicles (EVs) are still only a small percentage of the auto market—at least for now. The bad news is that the growth of EV adoption poses a significant challenge for auto suppliers. ... Continue reading

Zohr Helps Keep Essential Workers Safe on the Roads Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Zohr Helps Keep Essential Workers Safe on the Roads Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Zohr’s on-demand tire services were designed for minimal human contact. Technicians can safely provide services while practicing social distancing. ... Continue reading

Ally Doubles Carvana Loan Purchase Program to $2.0 Billion

Ally Doubles Carvana Loan Purchase Program to $2.0 Billion

PHOENIX--Carvana , a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, announced today a significant increase and extension of its current loan purchase program with Ally Financial, highlighting the deep relationship that has been built between the two companies over the past six years. Ally will provide up ... Continue reading

Ethanol Is The SAVIOR of the Oil Industry, American Auto Industry, Internal Combustion Engine, Convenience Stores, Automotive Supply Chain, And More!

Ethanol Is The SAVIOR of the Oil Industry, American Auto Industry, Internal Combustion Engine, Convenience Stores, Automotive Supply Chain, And More!

Replacing the internal combustion engine with electric motors will have disastrous consequences for millions of workers, the world economy, and investors. No internal combustion powered vehicles means long waits to charge up, loss of mobility freedom, and the auto industry in the US. ... Continue reading

Casey’s Becomes 5,000th Station Selling E85

Casey’s Becomes 5,000th Station Selling E85

New offering has lower cost and helps the environment. ANKENY, Iowa A Casey’s store in its headquarters city of Ankeny, Iowa, has become the nation’s 5,000th location to sell Flex Fuel E85, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. ... Continue reading

Keep On Trucking - Thank You

Keep On Trucking - Thank You

Truckers roll through the pandemic as truck stops meet their needs. Across the nation, truckers are at work and truck stops are open to help them get their jobs done, according to a report from CNN. ... Continue reading

NACS: Cleaning High-Touch Surfaces at the Pump

NACS: Cleaning High-Touch Surfaces at the Pump

Help debunk the myth that gas pumps spread COVID-19 by being upfront about your cleaning and sanitizing practices. ... Continue reading

Are Radar Detectors Legal and How Do They Work?

Are Radar Detectors Legal and How Do They Work?

Fact-checked with HomeInsurance.com by Sarah Archer Updated on Mar 24, 2020 Automobile Insurance Would you drive above the speed limit if you knew you wouldn’t get caught? For many, investing in a radar detector allows them to do just that — even though we obviously don’t recommend speeding. The radar detector in ... Continue reading

Analysis of the Chinese Mobility Market, Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Analysis of the Chinese Mobility Market, Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Analysis of the Chinese Mobility Market, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive industry is currently facing several cyclical and structural challenges, and China is no exception to these changes, as its automotive market has been experiencing pr ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Constant Velocity Joint Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Need for Fuel Efficiency in Vehicles to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Global Automotive Constant Velocity Joint Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Need for Fuel Efficiency in Vehicles to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a latest market research report titled Global Automotive Constant Velocity Joint Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a latest market research report titled Global Automotive Constant Velocity Joint Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Busines ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Lighting Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Demand for Effective Interior Lighting to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Global Automotive Lighting Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Demand for Effective Interior Lighting to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a latest market research report titled Global Automotive Lighting Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a latest market research report titled Global Automotive Lighting Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Previe ... Continue reading

Global Autonomous Vehicle Service Market is Projected to Reach $203 Billion by 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Autonomous Vehicle Service Market is Projected to Reach $203 Billion by 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Future Business Models of Autonomous Vehicle Services, 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. OEMs, who have been traditionally maintaining industry leadership and also tight control over the ecosystem, have realized that the ongoing shift towards holistic mobility solutions pres ... Continue reading

REV Group Appoints Kent Tyler as New Fire Division President

REV Group Appoints Kent Tyler as New Fire Division President

MILWAUKEE--REV Group Inc. , manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicles, announces Kent Tyler will re-join the company as Fire Division President on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, replacing Dan Peters. Kent will oversee all the fire brands including E-ONE, KME, Ferrara, Spartan, Smeal and Ladder Tower. ... Continue reading

A NEW TWIST ON OLD CLASSICS FROM OSPREY CUSTOM CARS

A NEW TWIST ON OLD CLASSICS FROM OSPREY CUSTOM CARS

OSPREY CUSTOM CARS, has a well-deserved reputation for their exceptional custom-built classic Defenders, Broncos, and old FJ restomods. They also have a Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO) to build, from the ground up, replicated models of older model Land Rovers. ... Continue reading

Ford Works With 3M, GE, UAW to Speed Production of Respirators for Healthcare Workers, Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients

Ford Works With 3M, GE, UAW to Speed Production of Respirators for Healthcare Workers, Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Ford, in cooperation with the UAW, will assemble more than 100,000 critically needed plastic face shields per week at a Ford manufacturing site to help medical professionals, factory workers and store clerks. In addition, Ford is also working with 3M to increase production of Powered A ... Continue reading

HYUNDAI EXPANDS SAFETY OFFICE, REFLECTING THE GROWING IMPORTANCE THE COMPANY IS PLACING ON AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY

HYUNDAI EXPANDS SAFETY OFFICE, REFLECTING THE GROWING IMPORTANCE THE COMPANY IS PLACING ON AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY

•Steve Gehring Joins Hyundai as Executive Director of North American Safety Regulations and Policy – Hyundai Motor North America has named Steve Gehring as its new executive director of North American Safety Regulations and Policy. Steve will be based at Hyundai’s Washington, D.C. office and will be responsible f ... Continue reading

Karl Benz, The Man Behind Mercedes-Benz +VIDEO

Karl Benz, The Man Behind Mercedes-Benz +VIDEO

Biography Of Karl Benz Posted by eMercedesBenz.com on September 21, 2005 at 10:15 AM CST In a follow-up to my last post, Mercedes has just released a short biography on Karl Benz, detailing his various ventures in the field of engineering. If you're unfamiliar with the history of Karl Benz or want to learn more about t ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Unveiled It's GREEN NEW DEAL Plan in 2008 - It's Still The Best Idea!

The Auto Channel Unveiled It's GREEN NEW DEAL Plan in 2008 - It's Still The Best Idea!

There's lots of conversation and reports the past couple of days regarding a controversial a "New Green Deal." There's different reasons for announcing this: Energy independence, economic security, jobs creation, health benefits, and a cleaner environment. The problem is the 'source' of this new plan. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD R-Design Review by David Colman

The velvety feel of the controls in this Volvo are unmatched by any other manufacturer. There is a silkiness to the operation of the stalks that makes you think you're driving a car costing more than $100,000. ... Continue reading

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A BABY REO; 1905 TO 2008

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A BABY REO; 1905 TO 2008

A Circular Journey By Steve Purdy Shunpiker Productions For those readers who think there is no altruism left in the world I’d like to tell you the story about a Mama, a Baby and the couple who brought them home for good after they wandered the country for over 100 years. Two of the principals in this fascinatin ... Continue reading

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