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New AAA Study Reveals Shocking News: ICE IS COLD!

New AAA Study Reveals Shocking News: ICE IS COLD!

And New Vehicle Infotainment Systems Increase Distractions Behind the Wheel. Almost 8 years ago, we published a story titled "The Ultimate Driving Distraction: Electric Cars." Our story pointed out the irony of all the new in-car innovations being unveiled at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas just a ... Continue reading

Automobility LA's 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups™ Finalists Include Artificial Intelligence, EV Charging And Software Solutions For Autonomous Vehicles

Automobility LA's 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups™ Finalists Include Artificial Intelligence, EV Charging And Software Solutions For Autonomous Vehicles

- Winning companies to be recognized during AutoMobility LA, Nov. 27-30 - Startups to receive prizes equivalent to more than $200,000 provided by Audi, Elektrobit, Microsoft, NVIDIA and Porsche Consulting LOS ANGELES, Oct. ... Continue reading

HyreCar and RideAlfred Team Up to Bring Luxury Cars and Professional Drivers Together in Madison

HyreCar and RideAlfred Team Up to Bring Luxury Cars and Professional Drivers Together in Madison

LOS ANGELES & MADISON, Wis.—HyreCar, the low cost, low commitment online car rental service, and RideAlfred, the personal chauffeur app that exclusively uses luxury vehicles and professional drivers, today announced a partnership to offer vehicles to drivers in the Madison area. By opening HyreCar's vehicle inventory ... Continue reading

National Safety Council Statement on AAA Foundation Research Regarding the Distracting Nature of Vehicle Infotainment Systems

National Safety Council Statement on AAA Foundation Research Regarding the Distracting Nature of Vehicle Infotainment Systems

ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 5, 2017 The National Safety Council applauds the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety on its new research highlighting the correlation between distraction and new vehicle infotainment systems. ... Continue reading

Viking Looks To The Stars For Debut Of Fifth Ocean Ship

Viking Looks To The Stars For Debut Of Fifth Ocean Ship

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2017 -- Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. ... Continue reading

LKQ’s North American Operations Breaks Ground on New Headquarters in Nashville

LKQ’s North American Operations Breaks Ground on New Headquarters in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—With the support of city and state officials, LKQ Corporation officially began construction on their new 100,000 square foot office building. Located off Interstate 24, at the intersection of Old Franklin Road and Crossings Boulevard, this new facility will serve as the headquarters for LKQ’s North ... Continue reading

COST OF PREMIUM GAS SKYROCKETS

COST OF PREMIUM GAS SKYROCKETS

Demand for premium has led to a supply imbalance, ... Continue reading

Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with Continued Investment in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Infrastructure +VIDEO

Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with Continued Investment in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Infrastructure +VIDEO

On October 8, Honda is joining the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (www.hydrogenfuelcellday.org) to raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the nation's energy security. ... Continue reading

Land Rover Designs Jamie Oliver's Dream Kitchen-On-The-Go With Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Designs Jamie Oliver's Dream Kitchen-On-The-Go With Land Rover Discovery

Chef and TV personality Jamie Oliver and Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) have created the ultimate kitchen on four wheels highlighting the versatility of the Land Rover Discovery. ... Continue reading

Oliver Hoffmann Takes Over As The New Head Of Technical Development At Audi Sport

Oliver Hoffmann Takes Over As The New Head Of Technical Development At Audi Sport

Oliver Hoffmann (40) took over as Head of Technical Development at Audi Sport GmbH on October 1. He succeeds Stephan Reil (52) in this role, and is now responsible for the upcoming product campaign from the Audi subsidiary brand. ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

2017 Volvo S90 Road Trip and Review +VIDEO

By Maureen McDonald Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel What kind of European sedan would be perfect for a cruise through Palm Beach? My friend and I decided the 2017 Volvo S90 T fits the bill to perfection. The ice blue chariot with white leather seats rolls in regal style with all the late model luxury car ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Six Decades Later Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Six Decades Later Review By Larry Nutson

Toyota’s Land Cruiser has been around the U.S. shores for sixty years. Some of you may have noticed and yet again, some not. ... Continue reading

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