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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Snow Tires Can Help Pave Way For Worry-free Winter Driving

Snow Tires Can Help Pave Way For Worry-free Winter Driving

Would I need snow tires? Anyone who drives through punishing winters could benefit. The price isn't cheap...but worth it. ... Continue reading

Preparing for Old Man Winter

Preparing for Old Man Winter

Check your local and regional police department - or better yet the state transportation department offers real-time traffic mapping and cameras - to make sure roads are open and accessible. ... Continue reading

GM Outlines Possibilities for Flexible, Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Platform

GM Outlines Possibilities for Flexible, Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Platform

Washington, D.C. — General Motors aims to solve some of the toughest transportation challenges created by natural disasters, complex logistics environments and global conflicts. The company will display its Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS), a flexible fuel cell electric platform with autonomous c ... Continue reading

GM Buys LIDAR Technology Company Strobe

GM Buys LIDAR Technology Company Strobe

Strobe’s LIDAR technology will significantly improve the cost and capabilities of our vehicles ... Continue reading

2017 BMW i3 Review and Road Test - To EV Or Not EV By Larry Nutson

2017 BMW i3 Review and Road Test - To EV Or Not EV By Larry Nutson

In naming the BMW i3 the World Urban Car, the World Car jurors said that “Everyday cars in many - perhaps most - parts of the world will have to become smaller if road and parking space is to be found for them in increasingly packed towns and cities whose populations are swelling annually.” ... Continue reading

Honda Aircraft Company Expands HondaJet Sales to China, Hong Kong and Macau

Honda Aircraft Company Expands HondaJet Sales to China, Hong Kong and Macau

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2017 -- Honda Aircraft Company today announced that it has expanded sales of the HondaJet in Greater China with the appointment of Honsan General Aviation Co. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Electric System Uses Road-Surface Projections and Car-Body Displays to Indicate Vehicle Movements Clearly

Mitsubishi Electric System Uses Road-Surface Projections and Car-Body Displays to Indicate Vehicle Movements Clearly

TOKYO—Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today its new Safe and Secure Lighting system, which uses road-surface projections and car-body displays to inform pedestrians and other drivers about the vehicle’s movements and actions. Selected features of the system will be exhibited with the Mitsubi ... Continue reading

MyScript Partners with The Qt Company and KDAB to create a new and non-distractive input method for the automotive industry

MyScript Partners with The Qt Company and KDAB to create a new and non-distractive input method for the automotive industry

Hi Carey, I just wanted to make sure the below release, regarding MyScript's partnership with both The Qt Company and Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB (KDAB) to offer MyScript's handwriting input technology for the Qt Automotive Suite, was on your radar. Let me know if you'd like more information or have any questions. ... Continue reading

Embraer Delivers 25 Commercial and 20 Executive Jets in 3Q17

Embraer Delivers 25 Commercial and 20 Executive Jets in 3Q17

SAO PAULO, Oct. 10, 2017 -- During the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17), Embraer delivered 25 jets to the commercial aviation market and 20 jets to the business aviation market, of which 13 were light jets and seven were large jets. ... Continue reading

Honeywell Engines Reach More Than 225 Million Flight Hours

Honeywell Engines Reach More Than 225 Million Flight Hours

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2017 -- Honeywell is celebrating a major milestone across its fleet of aircraft engines with more than 225 million flight hours accumulated over the HTF7000 turbofan, the TFE731 turbofan and the TPE331 turboprop product lines. ... Continue reading

TM4 introduces the SUMO HP line with the launch of a new motor/generator for the commercial heavy-duty market

TM4 introduces the SUMO HP line with the launch of a new motor/generator for the commercial heavy-duty market

BOUCHERVILLE, QC, Oct.10, 2017 - TM4 today announced the expansion of its SUMOTM family of electric powertrains with the introduction of the new SUMO HP line which is dedicated to high-power applications. As part of this new line, TM4 is launching the SUMO HP HV900, a new motor/generator and inverter combination for t ... Continue reading

YourConfigurator.com Announces SC Launch Grant and Product Preview at SEMA Show

YourConfigurator.com Announces SC Launch Grant and Product Preview at SEMA Show

ROCK HILL, S.C., Oct. 10, 2017 -- YourConfigurator.com, a venture launched by Insignia Group LC, the industry leader in accessory sales process consulting and configurator software, announced it has received an Acceleration Grant from SC Launch, South Carolina Research Authority's entrepreneurial program and will be ... Continue reading

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2018 Green Car of the Year®, Winner To Be Revealed At AutoMobility LA™

Green Car Journal Announces Finalists For 2018 Green Car of the Year®, Winner To Be Revealed At AutoMobility LA™

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2017 -- Green Car Journal announced today its five finalists for the magazine's prestigious 2018 Green Car of the Year® award. ... Continue reading

Japanese-brand Automakers Mark 35 Years of Manufacturing and R&D in America

Japanese-brand Automakers Mark 35 Years of Manufacturing and R&D in America

WASHINGTON—Today, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association’s U.S. office (JAMA USA) released its 2017-2018 Contributions Report “35 Years of Manufacturing and R&D in America.” The report celebrates JAMA member companies' decades-long history of investment and innovation in the U.S. and features 2016 U.S. ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Announces October's Best New Car Deals

U.S. News & World Report Announces October's Best New Car Deals

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017; U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled October's list of the Best New Car Deals. ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Odyssey CabinWatch Wins "2017 Best of What's New" Award From Popular Science Magazine

2018 Honda Odyssey CabinWatch Wins "2017 Best of What's New" Award From Popular Science Magazine

Highlighting one of its many new and innovative family-friendly features, Popular Science recognized the 2018 Honda Odyssey's CabinWatch with its "2017 Best of What's New" award. ... Continue reading

Mazda to Exhibit Two Concept Models at Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda to Exhibit Two Concept Models at Tokyo Motor Show

—Mazda Motor Corporation will exhibit two concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, one that heralds the company’s next-generation products and another that embodies the direction of the company’s next-generation design. Mazda will also display the SKYACTIV-X next-generation gasoline engine as a technology exh ... Continue reading

SHOCKING NEWS: Existence of Parallel Universes Explain Support of Petroleum Oil Fuels

SHOCKING NEWS: Existence of Parallel Universes Explain Support of Petroleum Oil Fuels

An Explosive Review and Commentary of Meghan O'Sullivan's "WINDFALL" By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL. The theory of parallel universes, that is to say that our universe is just one of many similar universes that exist on a simultaneous time line, took a giant step forward towards ubi ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar - Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Raising The Bar By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel Praise has been coming from nearly everywhere on the all-new minivan from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Going back in time, the company that claims to have invented the minivan, the former Chrysler Corporation, has ... Continue reading

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