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25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

April 8 and Friday, April 9 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Thirty-two car-and-driver combinations are scheduled to participate in the two-day session, which will stream live to race fans exclusively via NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-AMG defines the future of Driving Performance

Mercedes-AMG defines the future of Driving Performance

The development of future drive concepts will continue to benefit from the valuable experience gained from close cooperation with the Formula 1 experts at Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team. ... Continue reading

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS Close-up Preview

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS Close-up Preview

The CLS will come to the starting line in April 2021 with a sharpened and sportier design. The front end in particular, with a new radiator grille and bumper, demonstrates an even stronger and more dynamic expression of the four-door coupe. ... Continue reading

Five more Volvo's earn highest IIHS safety award

Five more Volvo's earn highest IIHS safety award

Five more 2021 Volvos qualify for a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, bringing the manufacturer’s total to 14. The new winners include two large sedans, the S90 and plug-in hybrid S90 Recharge, as well as three wagons, the large V90 and V90 Cross Country and the midsize V60 Cross ... Continue reading

2021 Nissan Murano Named IIHS Top Safety Pick+

2021 Nissan Murano Named IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Complete Details On 2021 Nissan Award The The 2021 Nissan Murano, a midsize SUV, qualifies for a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, thanks to new ratings for headlights and pedestrian crash avoidance. The 2021 Murano’s standard front crash prevention system earns superior ratings ... Continue reading

2021 Nissan Murano Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

2021 Nissan Murano Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The 2021 Murano, Nissan’s flagship crossover, continues to combine premium style and technology including standard Safety Shield 360 all without the luxury price tag. (Photo: Business Wire) The 2021 Murano, Nissan’s flagship crossover, continues to combine premium style and technol ... Continue reading

Beware of the Zoom Zombie: 54% of Americans Who Drive After Video Chatting Report Trouble Concentrating

Beware of the Zoom Zombie: 54% of Americans Who Drive After Video Chatting Report Trouble Concentrating

COLUMBUS, Ohio--COVID-19 is far from over, but the impact it has had on our collective driving capabilities continues to show itself in meaningful, sometimes surprising ways. According to a new analysis of over 6.1 billion miles driven by drivers who completed Root Insurance’s test drive, the average American driver ... Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests Of Cruise Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests Of Cruise Cancellations

MIAMI, April 6, 2021 -- Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations and the extension of its pause in all operations from U.S. ports through June 30, 2021. Booked guests and travel advisors are being notified directly of the cancellations and the options for a future cruise credit plus ... Continue reading

InsureMyTrip Issues Response to New CDC Travel Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated Americans

InsureMyTrip Issues Response to New CDC Travel Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated Americans

WARWICK, R.I., April 6, 2021 -- This past week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans, lifting certain testing requirements and quarantine requirements. The CDC also announced it will continue to update these recommendations as more people are ... Continue reading

In-Vehicle Air Purifier Market Size to Reach Revenues of over USD 2 Billion by 2026 - Arizton

In-Vehicle Air Purifier Market Size to Reach Revenues of over USD 2 Billion by 2026 - Arizton

CHICAGO, April 6, 2021 -- In-depth analysis and data-driven insights on the impact of COVID-19 included in this global in-vehicle air purifier market report. The in-vehicle air purifier market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 11% during the period 2020−2026. ... Continue reading

Modern Luxury Media Relaunches Watches International With New Editor in Chief

Modern Luxury Media Relaunches Watches International With New Editor in Chief

NEW YORK, April 6, 2021 -- Today the editors of Modern Luxury Media, the nation's largest luxury media company, are thrilled to officially announce the relaunch of Watches International, the ultimate luxury timepiece destination.  The timepiece category centers around the belief that each watch is a piece of treasured ... Continue reading

NASA Invites Public to Take Flight With Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

NASA Invites Public to Take Flight With Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2021 -- NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet. To mark a month of Ingenuity flights, the agency will host several events to bring people along for the ride. ... Continue reading

Seabourn Receives Approval From Greece To Relaunch Luxury Cruises From July 2021

Seabourn Receives Approval From Greece To Relaunch Luxury Cruises From July 2021

SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 -- Seabourn, the ultra-luxury cruise line, together with the Government of Greece is developing plans to restart Seabourn operations in the Mediterranean with a series of sailings operating round-trip out of Athens beginning July 3, 2021. Seabourn Ovation Santorini, Greece Seabourn Ovation will ... Continue reading

The Future is Electric: Why EV Stocks Could Continue To Soar In 2021

The Future is Electric: Why EV Stocks Could Continue To Soar In 2021

LONDON, April 6, 2021 -- While the EV boom has been growing for years, 2021 could be the year electric starts to take over everything. And it could happen much sooner than most people realize, as some of the biggest names are already hopping on board. Mentioned in today's commentary includes:  Tesla , NIO Limited , ... Continue reading

What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas In April

What's New In The Islands Of The Bahamas In April

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 6, 2021 -- The Bahamas is heating up this spring with the recent announcement of the return of cruising to the destination in the coming months and Expedia Group's North American sites showing a 170% increase in searches about the destination in February. With a number of additional re-openings, ... Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names 2021 Ram 1500 TRX 'Truck of the Year'

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association Names 2021 Ram 1500 TRX 'Truck of the Year'

"However, the Ram 1500 TRX was the run-away winner among the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press group of automotive journalists." For RMAP's Truck of the Year award, the vehicle nominating committee considered a number of attributes, including performance, value, vehicle features and how well the vehicle handled and perfo ... Continue reading

Are You A "Just Keeping Busy" Car Guy: Start Being Productive Again As An Investing Partner In The Auto Channel

Are You A "Just Keeping Busy" Car Guy: Start Being Productive Again As An Investing Partner In The Auto Channel

Stop reading if you would you rather spend the rest of your life waiting for a tee time, meeting the boys for lunch and discussing their grand-kids. ... Continue reading

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

Mr. President, There Will Be No Appreciable Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Filling-Up With Green Renewable American Ethanol Now!

8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations “Oil is no longer the unchallenged king in automotive transp ... Continue reading

CARS & COFFEE RETURNS TO THE AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM

CARS & COFFEE RETURNS TO THE AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM

will be returning to the plaza at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM. Car enthusiasts of all types including hobby, custom, antique, and performance automobiles are invited to bring their cars and join us at the Education and Exhibit Plaza located across from t ... Continue reading

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

in heavy duty conditions. - Launch of Vantra Trailer in line with Hankook's strategic expansion of its product offerings. ... Continue reading

Robotic Assistance Devices’ ROSA Proves Its Value in Automotive Applications

Robotic Assistance Devices’ ROSA Proves Its Value in Automotive Applications

HENDERSON, Nev.--Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) has published a case study featuring RAD’s client Midway Car Rental, the largest independently owned car rental company in Southern California, with 15 l ... Continue reading

Romeo Power and PACCAR Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Peterbilt 579 and 520 Battery-Electric Vehicles

Romeo Power and PACCAR Enter Long-Term Supply Agreement for Peterbilt 579 and 520 Battery-Electric Vehicles

LOS ANGELES--Romeo Power, Inc. (“Romeo Power”) , an energy technology leader delivering large-scale electrification solutions for complex commercial applications, announced today a long-term supply agreement with PACCAR , a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality lig ... Continue reading

Iteris Receives $3.15 Million in Additional Task Order Funding from Federal Highway Administration to Support Nation’s Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation

Iteris Receives $3.15 Million in Additional Task Order Funding from Federal Highway Administration to Support Nation’s Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation

today announced that it has received an additional $3.15 million in funding for a task order under its indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to provide continued development, evolution and deployment support for the intelligent transportation systems (ITS ... Continue reading

Lexus Can Change Your Mind About Texting and Driving in 4.6 Seconds +VIDEO

Lexus Can Change Your Mind About Texting and Driving in 4.6 Seconds +VIDEO

Most drivers believe that texting and driving creates only a momentary distraction. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Nightshade - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Nightshade - Review by Mark Fulmer

The Nightshade has a black front lower grille surround and a black diffuser, a black rear spoiler, and 18-inch black alloy wheels. ... Continue reading

Compare Insurance The Zebra 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS - 63 It's Magnetorheological Review By Dan Poler

Compare Insurance The Zebra 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS - 63 It's Magnetorheological Review By Dan Poler

And such it is with the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 63: A technological wonder . ... Continue reading

2021 GMC Yukon First Drive Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2021 GMC Yukon First Drive Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

GMC’s full-size SUV, the Yukon, is extensively new for 2021. As part of the Yukon’s market roll-out the GMC team dropped a Yukon Denali at my doorstep for a 24-hour whirlwind evaluation. ... Continue reading

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