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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

From The COX Newsroom

From The COX Newsroom

Welcome to From the Newsroom, a roundup of news from Cox Automotive and perspectives from its analysts and experts on topics dominating the automotive industry. Cheers to 2023! It’s Sales Day, and we are getting an early idea of how new-vehicle sales fared for December and full-year 2022. ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports Q4 2022 and Full Year 2022 U.S. Sales Results. BMW of North America Reports Q4 2022 and Full Year 2022 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW of North America Reports Q4 2022 and Full Year 2022 U.S. Sales Results. BMW of North America Reports Q4 2022 and Full Year 2022 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW finishes 2022 strong as Q4 sales increase 9.4% vs Q4 2021. Total year 2022 sales down slightly by 1.3% vs 2021. Q4 2022 electric vehicle sales surpassed totals achieved in the previous three quarters combined. U.S. Built Sports Activity Vehicles from Plant Spartanburg in South Carolina account for just over 60% of ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2022 Sales: All-New Outlander PHEV Debuts with Record Month in December

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2022 Sales: All-New Outlander PHEV Debuts with Record Month in December

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today reported fourth quarter 2022 sales of 20,756 and annual sales of 85,810 vehicles, as sales volume continued to be limited by industry-wide supply constraints. ... Continue reading

2023 Honda Accord Arriving at Honda Dealers this Month

2023 Honda Accord Arriving at Honda Dealers this Month

January 4, 2023 — TORRANCE, Calif. All-new Accord gets sleeker design and more advanced sporty hybrid system Accord hybrid models will represent about 50% of Accord annual sales as key step in Honda electrification strategy Modern, high-tech interior features include Honda's largest-ever touchscreen and first integra ... Continue reading

Mazda Reports December and Full-Year 2022 Sales Results

Mazda Reports December and Full-Year 2022 Sales Results

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2023 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total December sales of 27,292 vehicles, an increase of 40.5 percent compared to December 2021. ... Continue reading

2022 U.S. Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Sales

2022 U.S. Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Sales

DETROIT – General Motors Co. and its dealers delivered 2.2 million vehicles in the U.S. in 2022, leading the industry in total sales, and extending its leadership in key market segments including full-size pickups, full-size SUVs and more. ... Continue reading

2023 CES Automotive News

2023 CES Automotive News

Automotive Industry At CES Looks Towards More Present Innovation. Bloomberg (1/3) reports that the automotive industry is seeing the “age of adventure” replaced by “the realm of reality” at CES 2023, as companies look to “spotlight technologies that are here and now,” showing innovations “they expect will ... Continue reading

Automotive @ CES 2023

Automotive @ CES 2023

Automotive Industry At CES Looks Towards More Present Innovation. Bloomberg (1/3) reports that the automotive industry is seeing the “age of adventure” replaced by “the realm of reality” at CES 2023, as companies look to “spotlight technologies that are here and now,” showing innovations “they expect will ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Reports Record-Setting December, Q4 and 2022 Sales

Hyundai Motor America Reports Record-Setting December, Q4 and 2022 Sales

January 4 2023 Hyundai Sets New All-Time Annual Retail Sales Record in 2022 Best-Ever Q4 Total and Retail Sales; Q4 Total Sales Up 29%; Q4 Retail Sales Up 21% Best-Ever December Total and Retail Sales Five Consecutive Months of Retail Sales Records FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2023 – Hyundai Motor America reporte ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America Reports Year-End 2022 U.S. Sales Results

Toyota Motor North America Reports Year-End 2022 U.S. Sales Results

Total electrified vehicle sales – battery, hybrids, plug-ins and fuel cells – make up nearly one-quarter of total sales volume 20 electrified vehicle options available, the most among any automaker with more in showrooms throughout 2023 Toyota is projected to be the number one retail brand for the 11th consecutive ... Continue reading

Dodge 'Last Call' Event in Las Vegas Set to Celebrate Reveal of Final Dodge 'Last Call' Special-edition Vehicle, Brand's Electrified Performance Future

Dodge 'Last Call' Event in Las Vegas Set to Celebrate Reveal of Final Dodge 'Last Call' Special-edition Vehicle, Brand's Electrified Performance Future

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 3, 2023 -- Continue Reading Dodge is honoring the end of an era while celebrating the birth of another with the announcement today of a Dodge “Last Call” performance festival that will play host to the worldwide reveal of the brand’s final 2023 "Last Call" special-edition model while als ... Continue reading

Seeing Machines & OMNIVISION Announce In-Cabin Solution - Meets Strict Automotive Regulations - Demo at CES

Seeing Machines & OMNIVISION Announce In-Cabin Solution - Meets Strict Automotive Regulations - Demo at CES

Dear AUTO Channel Editors, Seeing Machines and OMNIVISION today announced the successful integration of Seeing Machines' leading in-cabin monitoring system technology (ICMS) with the OMNIVISION OAX4600 system-on-chip (SoC) platform -- for a new, powerful, and cost-effective solution to meet the regulatory requirements ... Continue reading

TATA Elxsi's 'TETHER' paves the way for Tata Motors Connected Vehicle Platform to scale new heights.

TATA Elxsi's 'TETHER' paves the way for Tata Motors Connected Vehicle Platform to scale new heights.

TML crosses a landmark milestone for 500,000 connected vehicles on their unified, connected vehicle platform BENGALURU, India, Jan. 4, 2023 -- TATA Elxsi, a global design and technology services company, extends its heartiest congratulations to Tata Motors Limited on crossing a significant milestone of onboarding 500, ... Continue reading

Worldwide Ammonia Market Forecast to 2030 - Major Capacity Additions to Come from China, Russia and the US

Worldwide Ammonia Market Forecast to 2030 - Major Capacity Additions to Come from China, Russia and the US

DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2023 -- The "Ammonia Market Forecast by Capacity and Capital Expenditure (CapEx), Region, Top Countries and Companies, Feedstock, Key Planned and Announced Projects, 2022-2030" report has been added to  ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Activate New Premium In-Vehicle Audio Features at Any Time With Ready on Demand From HARMAN

Activate New Premium In-Vehicle Audio Features at Any Time With Ready on Demand From HARMAN

LAS VEGAS--CES 2023-- HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on designing consumer experiences at automotive grade, today unveiled HARMAN Ready on Demand, a software platform for delivering branded audio value, feature enhancement, upgrades, and monetization opp ... Continue reading

Acxiom Research: Data-Driven Personalization Transforms the Automotive Industry for Today’s Customer-Centric World

Acxiom Research: Data-Driven Personalization Transforms the Automotive Industry for Today’s Customer-Centric World

CONWAY, Ark.--Acxiom, the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth, revealed the findings of its 2023 Automotive Customer Experience Study at the CES Show on January 4, 2023, in Las Vegas. The survey explores customer experience (CX) expectations, people’s past experiences purc ... Continue reading

Cenntro to Hold World Premiere of Three Vehicles and All Electric iChassis Series at CES

Cenntro to Hold World Premiere of Three Vehicles and All Electric iChassis Series at CES

FREEHOLD, N.J.--Cenntro Electric Group Limited , a leading EV technology company with advanced, market-validated electric commercial vehicles, today announced that it will showcase the world premiere of five new vehicles at the upcoming 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES®), one of world’s largest technology trade s ... Continue reading

China Auto Sunroof Export Report 2022: China Exported 671,000 Sets of Automotive Sunroofs, up 3.0% y-o-y, with an Export Value of $157 Million, up 14.8% y-o-y - ResearchAndMarkets.com

China Auto Sunroof Export Report 2022: China Exported 671,000 Sets of Automotive Sunroofs, up 3.0% y-o-y, with an Export Value of $157 Million, up 14.8% y-o-y - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Research Report on China's Auto Sunroof Export 2023-2032" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. China is one of the major auto parts producers and exporters in the world. ... Continue reading

Chrysler Brand Reveals Chrysler Synthesis Cockpit Demonstrator, Highlights 'Harmony in Motion' at CES 2023

Chrysler Brand Reveals Chrysler Synthesis Cockpit Demonstrator, Highlights 'Harmony in Motion' at CES 2023

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2023 -- Continue Reading Chrysler announced today the debut of the Chrysler Synthesis demonstrator at CES 2023, providing a forward-looking glimpse into the brand’s future. ... Continue reading

Europe and North America Connected Tire Market Growth Opportunities Report 2022: Strategic Partnerships Between Tire Manufacturers and Telematics Service Providers will be Key - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Europe and North America Connected Tire Market Growth Opportunities Report 2022: Strategic Partnerships Between Tire Manufacturers and Telematics Service Providers will be Key - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Growth Opportunities in the Connected Tire Market - Europe and North America" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The study analyzes the connected tire market in North America and Europe from multiple dimensions and aspects, such as the connected tire ecosystem, its value propositio ... Continue reading

Europe Antifreeze Market Report 2023: Increasing Vehicle Production and Aftermarket for Antifreeze and Engine Coolants Boosts Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Europe Antifreeze Market Report 2023: Increasing Vehicle Production and Aftermarket for Antifreeze and Engine Coolants Boosts Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Europe Antifreeze Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis - by Coolant Type, Technology, Application, and Distribution Channel" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Europe antifreeze market is expected to grow from US$ 1,436.95 million in 2022 to US$ 1,965 ... Continue reading

HARMAN Announces Ready Display, Transforming Consumer Electronics Display Experiences for the Vehicle

HARMAN Announces Ready Display, Transforming Consumer Electronics Display Experiences for the Vehicle

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail HARMAN Ready Display (Photo: Business Wire) HARMAN Ready Display (Photo: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 – HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

HARMAN Brings New Automotive Innovations to CES 2023 — Featuring Advanced In-Cabin Technologies Ready to Deliver Enhanced Safety, Well-Being, and Entertainment Experiences Today

HARMAN Brings New Automotive Innovations to CES 2023 — Featuring Advanced In-Cabin Technologies Ready to Deliver Enhanced Safety, Well-Being, and Entertainment Experiences Today

LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 -- HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on designing consumer experiences at automotive grade, today unveiled its latest road-ready innovations that can deliver tangible and meaningful automotive experiences to drivers, passengers, and othe ... Continue reading

HARMAN Expands Ready Care Product with New Life-Saving Features to Enhance Safety and Well-being on the Road

HARMAN Expands Ready Care Product with New Life-Saving Features to Enhance Safety and Well-being on the Road

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail HARMAN Ready Care (Photo: Business Wire) HARMAN Ready Care (Photo: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 – HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focus ... Continue reading

HARMAN Transforms the Driving Experience with Ready Vision Augmented Reality Head-Up Display

HARMAN Transforms the Driving Experience with Ready Vision Augmented Reality Head-Up Display

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail HARMAN Ready Vision (Photo: Business Wire) HARMAN Ready Vision (Photo: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 – HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. f ... Continue reading

HARMAN Unveils Automotive Embedded Audio Products to Bolster In-Vehicle Experience and Safety

HARMAN Unveils Automotive Embedded Audio Products to Bolster In-Vehicle Experience and Safety

LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 -- HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on designing consumer experiences for automotive grade, today announced the introduction of Sound and Vibration Sensor and External Microphone products to enhance the audio experience inside and outsi ... Continue reading

Introducing HARMAN Ready Upgrade, Delivering Fast and Seamless In-Vehicle Hardware and Software Upgrades That Equip Vehicles for Today and Tomorrow

Introducing HARMAN Ready Upgrade, Delivering Fast and Seamless In-Vehicle Hardware and Software Upgrades That Equip Vehicles for Today and Tomorrow

LAS VEGAS--CES 2023 -- HARMAN, an automotive technology company and subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on designing consumer experiences at automotive grade, today unveiled HARMAN Ready Upgrade, a set of fully upgradeable hardware and software products that allow OEMs to perform upgrades throughout the ... Continue reading

Invitation to Autoliv's Q4, 2022 Earnings Call

Invitation to Autoliv's Q4, 2022 Earnings Call

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 4, 2023 -- Autoliv Inc., plans to publish it´s Financial Report for the fourth quarter 2022 on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 12:00 Central European Time (CET). The report will be available at www.autoliv.com In addition, a teleconference will take place the same day. ... Continue reading

Lightning eMotors Launches Online Fleet Planner, Virtual Fleet Configuration Tool

Lightning eMotors Launches Online Fleet Planner, Virtual Fleet Configuration Tool

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail With Lightning eMotors’ new Fleet Planner tool, commercial fleet managers can see the real-world cost benefits and environmental impact of going electric. (image: Lightning eMotors) With Lightning eMotors’ new Fleet Planner tool, commercial fleet managers can see the real-wor ... Continue reading

Lightning eMotors to Present at the 25th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11

Lightning eMotors to Present at the 25th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11

LOVELAND, Colo.--Lightning eMotors, Inc. , a leading provider of zero emission medium-duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle technology for fleets, today announced that the Company’s CEO, Tim Reeser, and CFO, David Agatston, will present at the 25th Annual Needham Growth on January 11. What: 25th Annual Needha ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Lohum Advancing Battery Sustainability Through Multi-Year 2nd Life Partnership

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Lohum Advancing Battery Sustainability Through Multi-Year 2nd Life Partnership

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Left to Right - Justin Lemmon, Co-founder and Head of International Operations of Lohum & Gordon Gassman, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy NEW DELHI--Mercedes-Benz Energy and Lohum are pleased to announce a strategic partnership through a multi-year supply contract agreement for secon ... Continue reading

Mobileye and WNC Collaborate on Imaging Radar Production

Mobileye and WNC Collaborate on Imaging Radar Production

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Mobileye’s imaging radar supports other key AV vision sensors, and can detect objects, vehicles and pedestrians at distances of up to 1,000 feet. Illustration: Mobileye. ... Continue reading

OMNIVISION’s New Automotive SoC Delivers Highest-Performance LED Flicker Mitigation and HDR in Surround and Rear-View Cameras

OMNIVISION’s New Automotive SoC Delivers Highest-Performance LED Flicker Mitigation and HDR in Surround and Rear-View Cameras

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail OMNIVISION OX01E20 High-end Automotive SoC with Best Imaging Performance (Graphic: Business Wire) OMNIVISION OX01E20 High-end Automotive SoC with Best Imaging Performance (Graphic: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SANT ... Continue reading

Plan to make memories with adventure-friendly RV series navigators from Garmin

Plan to make memories with adventure-friendly RV series navigators from Garmin

RV 895/1095 navigators bring large displays, enhanced travel content and simplified arrival planning using high-resolution satellite imagery of RV parks and campgrounds OLATHE, Kan., Jan. 4, 2023 -- Garmin  today announced the large, tablet-like 8 and 10-inch RV 895 and RV 1095 navigators, tailored to the RV and camp ... Continue reading

Quectel Launches Automotive Grade 5G NR Release 16 Modules to Support Autonomous Driving

Quectel Launches Automotive Grade 5G NR Release 16 Modules to Support Autonomous Driving

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Graphic: Business Wire) (Graphic: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Graphic: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Graphic: Business Wire) Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail LAS VEGAS--CES, Quec ... Continue reading

Rising Auto Loan Interest Rates Drive Share of $1,000+ Monthly Payments to Record Levels in Q4, According to Edmunds

Rising Auto Loan Interest Rates Drive Share of $1,000+ Monthly Payments to Record Levels in Q4, According to Edmunds

Analysts say consumers who purchase a car today are at risk of going underwater on car loans down the road as financing costs rise, used car values decline SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2023 -- Financing a new or used vehicle is growing more expensive than ever for consumers, according to the car shopping experts at Ed ... Continue reading

Sinclair Broadcast Group To Demonstrate Enhanced NextGen Broadcast Datacasting at CES 2023

Sinclair Broadcast Group To Demonstrate Enhanced NextGen Broadcast Datacasting at CES 2023

LAS VEGAS--Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, ONE Media 3.0, announced the companies will demonstrate key enhancements to the NextGen Broadcast standard (ATSC 3.0) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Those elements will serve as the baseline for Sinclair/ONE Media 3.0’s vision of a “mobile-first ... Continue reading

Skyworks Facilitates Faster Charging for Electric Vehicles

Skyworks Facilitates Faster Charging for Electric Vehicles

Image Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Skyworks Facilitates Faster Charging for Electric Vehicles With Next-Generation Si89xx Product Family to Support Infrastructure Expansion (Photo: Business Wire) LAS VEGAS--Skyworks Solutions, Inc. , today announced the availability of its next-generation Si89xx isolated analog am ... Continue reading

WirelessCar reaches 10 million connected cars worldwide

WirelessCar reaches 10 million connected cars worldwide

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, January 4, 2023  -- WirelessCar, a leading innovator of connected vehicle services, today announced a major milestone of reaching ten million connected cars in over 100 countries. Since its founding in 1999, WirelessCar has worked with many of the largest global automakers to develop, deliver and ... Continue reading

Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide Devices Power Future Mercedes-Benz Electric Vehicle Platforms

Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide Devices Power Future Mercedes-Benz Electric Vehicle Platforms

DURHAM, N.C.--Wolfspeed, Inc. today announced the company will be supplying Silicon Carbide devices to power future Mercedes-Benz® Electric Vehicle (EV) platforms, enabling greater efficiency in the powertrain. Wolfspeed’s semiconductors will be incorporated into next generation powertrain systems for several Merced ... Continue reading

KIA AMERICA COMPLETES BEST RETAIL SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

KIA AMERICA COMPLETES BEST RETAIL SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

More rugged and capable SUVs, sporty sedans and innovative EVs were sold at Kia dealerships in 2022 than ever before SUVs and utility vehicles represented 66.8-percent of Kia's 2022 sales total, the highest mark in company history Sales of Kia's electrified models increased 142-percent compared to December, 2021 Seven ... Continue reading

2023 Genesis G90 3.5T E-Supercharger AWD – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2023 Genesis G90 3.5T E-Supercharger AWD – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

In the luxury car market today, there are a bewildering number of ways to spend a hundred grand. If you really want to get your money's worth, the upstart Genesis G90 AWD currently offers the best bang for your buck. ... Continue reading

Fully Automated, Self-Driving Vehicles: Is Auto Industry Getting Ahead of Itself?

Fully Automated, Self-Driving Vehicles: Is Auto Industry Getting Ahead of Itself?

TROY, Mich.--As the automotive industry methodically advances toward greater vehicle automation, consumer readiness for higher levels of automation remains low—even declining slightly from 2021—making it challenging to bring vehicle buyers into the modern mobility movement. According to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Mob ... Continue reading

15 Years Ago - Way Back When: Dodge Announces Exciting New Journey Crossover that Delivers Great Value and Unsurpassed Function and Flexibility Starting at $19,985

15 Years Ago - Way Back When: Dodge Announces Exciting New Journey Crossover that Delivers Great Value and Unsurpassed Function and Flexibility Starting at $19,985

-- Dodge Journey provides exceptional content and value with available third-row seating for up to seven passengers and a state-of-the-art all-wheel-drive system -- Bold Dodge styling, perfect proportions define right-sized crossover -- Journey arrives to market as crossover segment set to expand -- Standard safety fea ... Continue reading

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