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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Devilray Designed by Gene Langmesser and N2A Motors Unveiled

The Devilray Designed by Gene Langmesser and N2A Motors Unveiled

Anaheim, CA November 14, 2017; The long-awaited dream sports car is here at last! Introducing a 21st Century interpretation of the 1960s Corvette Stingray: The Devilray, designed by Gene Langmesser and N2A Motors (No 2 Alike), marries the best of the classic Corvette Stingray with today’s technology, performance ... Continue reading

American Traffic Solutions Tricia Chiodo Named CFO of the Year

American Traffic Solutions Tricia Chiodo Named CFO of the Year

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2017 -- American Traffic Solutions (ATS) Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tricia Chiodo has been named "CFO of the Year 2017" by the Arizona Chapter of the Financial Executives International.  The award was given in recognition of her financial stewardship and leadership excellence in her role as CF ... Continue reading

DRB Systems Announces Shipment of 8 Millionth FastPass® Tag

DRB Systems Announces Shipment of 8 Millionth FastPass® Tag

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Just four months after shipping 7 million FastPass Tags, DRB Systems has shipped yet another million, with Golden Nozzle being the recipient of the 8 Millionth Tag. ... Continue reading

"DRIVETHEARC" EV Fast Charging Corridor Announces Grand Opening In Northern California

"DRIVETHEARC" EV Fast Charging Corridor Announces Grand Opening In Northern California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 -- DRIVETHEARC, a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe, today announced the completion of the chargers' deployment and its official grand opening on the one year anniversary of the project's official launch. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz extends North American Technology Footprint

Mercedes-Benz extends North American Technology Footprint

SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Steps away from some of technology's biggest brands and promising start-ups, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America (MBRDNA) will be opening the doors to their sixth R&D lab this fall. ... Continue reading

MSC Cruises Celebrates Black Friday and Cyber Monday with 50%+ Savings Just in Time for Last-Minute Holiday Getaways

MSC Cruises Celebrates Black Friday and Cyber Monday with 50%+ Savings Just in Time for Last-Minute Holiday Getaways

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 14, 2017 -- MSC Cruises USA —the North American arm of the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe and South America — is kicking off the holiday season's most popular shopping extravaganza with free upgrades from ocean view to balcony stateroo ... Continue reading

Newsight Imaging and LeiShen Intelligent Partner to Deliver "V-LiDAR™", a Game Changing 3D Automotive LiDAR

Newsight Imaging and LeiShen Intelligent Partner to Deliver "V-LiDAR™", a Game Changing 3D Automotive LiDAR

NESS ZIONA, Israel—Newsight Imaging, a leading developer of advanced CMOS image sensors for laser LiDAR and spectral analysis, today announced a partnership with LeiShen Intelligent, a global provider of high-performance laser LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) systems to deliver V-LiDAR™, a game-changing 3D pulse ... Continue reading

Press Release: DealersLink Hires Josh Dougherty as VP of Sales

Press Release: DealersLink Hires Josh Dougherty as VP of Sales

Note to editors: Headshot available upon request http://public.dealerslink.com/images/dealerslink-automotive-technology-innovation.png Media Contact: Glenn Gillen, APR ggillen@sacommunications.com<mailto:ggillen@sacommunications.com> 919-377-9552 DealersLink Hires Josh Dougherty as VP of Sales Industry Veteran Joins Au ... Continue reading

Puerto Rico Invites Travelers to be Part of the Island's Comeback This Holiday Season

Puerto Rico Invites Travelers to be Part of the Island's Comeback This Holiday Season

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 14, 2017 -- As the holidays approach (and millions of vacation days go unused), Americans are seeking ways to make a difference during this time of the year. ... Continue reading

SEAT Displays the Leon Cristobal at the Smart City Expo, the Safest Car in its History

SEAT Displays the Leon Cristobal at the Smart City Expo, the Safest Car in its History

BARCELONA, November 14, 2017 -- The concept car is equipped with six advanced safety assistants to reduce risks and accidents  The company also presents 'About It', the first project developed by SEAT Metropolis:Lab Barcelona  At the event, the winner will be announced of the Autonomous Driving Challenge for scale mo ... Continue reading

U.S. Cellular’s CruiseConnect Keeps Families and Businesses Safe and Connected While On-the-Go

U.S. Cellular’s CruiseConnect Keeps Families and Businesses Safe and Connected While On-the-Go

CHICAGO—U.S. Cellular customers can easily manage their vehicles and keep tabs on the safety of their drivers using CruiseConnect, an easy-to-install vehicle connectivity device developed by ZTE and accompanying mobile app developed by Modus. CruiseConnect offers safety notifications for families, serves as a fleet m ... Continue reading

Wander Wellness Travel Magazine Unveils Fall Issue, Themed "Slowing Down"

Wander Wellness Travel Magazine Unveils Fall Issue, Themed "Slowing Down"

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Travel giant Booking.com1 recently released its survey of 19,000 travellers across 26 countries on travel trends for 2018, and wellness travel was at the forefront, with nearly double the number of people planning to take health and wellbeing trips over 2017.  And while spa and detox ... Continue reading

Allstate Roadside Services® Hits the Road with Waze to Provide Roadside Help for Drivers Needing Assistance

Allstate Roadside Services® Hits the Road with Waze to Provide Roadside Help for Drivers Needing Assistance

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Allstate Roadside Services®, a leader and innovator in roadside assistance for more than 50 years, announces today it is working with Waze, a real-time, crowdsourced navigation app, to provide roadside assistance to Waze users via Allstate's Good Hands Rescue® service. ... Continue reading

Arcimoto 'Presses Start' with Inauguration of New Manufacturing Facility, Celebration of 2,000 Pre-Orders and Showcase of First-Ever Production Vehicle

Arcimoto 'Presses Start' with Inauguration of New Manufacturing Facility, Celebration of 2,000 Pre-Orders and Showcase of First-Ever Production Vehicle

More than 700 friends and supporters of Arcimoto took part in the festivities, including company executives, staff, investors, media, and government dignitaries. ... Continue reading

Toyota: Hydrogen Could Contribute to 20% of CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets by 2050 (But What about Now?)

Toyota: Hydrogen Could Contribute to 20% of CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets by 2050 (But What about Now?)

Launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in early 2017, the Hydrogen Council is a first-of-its-kind global CEO initiative to foster the role of hydrogen technologies in the global energy transition. Current members include 18 leading multinationals--Air Liquide, Alstom, Anglo American, Audi, BMW GROUP, Daimler, EN ... Continue reading

Genesis G70 Makes Debut

Genesis G70 Makes Debut

The Genesis G70 is an athletic sedan characterized by its graceful and dynamic exterior styling, elegant and intuitively designed interior, and choice of two different powertrains: turbocharged 3.3-liter gasoline V6 and 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline I4.“The arrival of the G70 is a landmark moment for Genesis, takin ... Continue reading

2018 INFINITI QX80 FULL-SIZE SUV - Prices and Specs

2018 INFINITI QX80 FULL-SIZE SUV - Prices and Specs

•A distinctive, powerful full-size SUV designed to travel everywhere in luxury •New 2018 QX80 evolves INFINITI's presence in the luxury SUV segment •Luxurious cabin with quality materials, hand-crafted feel and advanced technologies •Pricing for the 2018 QX80 starts at $64,750 for the 2WD model and $67,850 with ... Continue reading

Even Millennials Don't Want Electric Cars - So Who Is Pushing Them? - We Believe We Know, Do You?

Even Millennials Don't Want Electric Cars - So Who Is Pushing Them? - We Believe We Know, Do You?

Seventy percent of millenials do not want to buy an electric car and are much more interested in purchasing a traditional internal combustion engine vehicle, according to a new report. In addition, about two thirds would have significant reservations about riding in a self-driving car. ... Continue reading

The Best Places Around the World for an Expat Thanksgiving by Booking.com

The Best Places Around the World for an Expat Thanksgiving by Booking.com

NEW YORK, November 14, 2017 -- The national holiday of Thanksgiving celebrated by Americans brings together families and friends who will spend the day tucking into a delicious traditional feast of turkey, stuffing - and of course pumpkin pie, whilst watching the football or spectacular Thanksgiving Parade. With nearly ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Corolla iM (Nee Scion iM) Review By John Heilig

2017 Toyota Corolla iM (Nee Scion iM) Review By John Heilig

Fans of Scion - and there were and are many - may rue the demise of the iM under the Scion badge but will be pleased to note it hasn’t changed much in becoming a Toyota. It is still a solid compact hatchback at a great price point. ... Continue reading

Arrivo Partners With Colorado Department Of Transportation And E-470 Public Highway Authority To Develop The First High Speed Super Urban Network

Arrivo Partners With Colorado Department Of Transportation And E-470 Public Highway Authority To Develop The First High Speed Super Urban Network

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation, E-470 Public Highway Authority and Arrivo, a next generation transportation company, announce a public-private partnership to build the first ever high-speed Super Urban Network to service the greater Denver region.  Arrivo's autonomous networ ... Continue reading

Automotive Wiring Harness Testing Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Wiring Harness Testing Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

a new report on the global automotive wiring harness testing market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Continental Conducts Successful TPMS Training Program for Automotive Parts Headquarters

Continental Conducts Successful TPMS Training Program for Automotive Parts Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Continental Conducts Successful TPMS Training Program for Automotive Parts Headquarters Dear Editor: We are sending you this press release on behalf of Continental Corporation, manufacturer and supplier of VDO OE-engineered TPMS replacement parts. For your convenience, we have also included links ... Continue reading

Disney Cruise Line Introducing Even More Fun for All Ages with New Spaces and New Experiences Debuting on the Disney Magic in 2018

Disney Cruise Line Introducing Even More Fun for All Ages with New Spaces and New Experiences Debuting on the Disney Magic in 2018

CELEBRATION, Fla., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Exciting new spaces and new experiences designed for guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Magic in March 2018. ... Continue reading

Global Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Market 2017-2021: Market to Grow at a CAGR of 24.6% with Daimler, Renault & Toyota - Research and Markets

Global Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Market 2017-2021: Market to Grow at a CAGR of 24.6% with Daimler, Renault & Toyota - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Fuel Cell Commercial Vehicle Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global fuel cell commercial vehicle market to grow at a CAGR of 24.66% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Honeywell UOP To Help ENAP Refinery In Chile Produce Cleaner-Burning Fuels

Honeywell UOP To Help ENAP Refinery In Chile Produce Cleaner-Burning Fuels

DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Honeywell today announced that Empresa Nacional del Petroleo (ENAP) has begun using Honeywell UOP's HYT-6219 Unity hydrotreating catalyst in conjunction with Unity hydrocracking catalysts to produce cleaner-burning diesel fuel at its Bío Bío refinery in Hualpen, Chile. ... Continue reading

Mandatory Cameras and Sensors on Vehicles Could Save Hundreds of Lives: Brigade Electronics Report

Mandatory Cameras and Sensors on Vehicles Could Save Hundreds of Lives: Brigade Electronics Report

PORTLAND, Indiana, November 14, 2017 -- Hundreds of lives could be saved every year if blind spot detection technology was mandatory on all commercial vehicles, say road safety campaigners.      (Photo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/603765/Keltbray_bike.jpg ) In the US there are 840,000 blind spot accidents each ... Continue reading

MeltSpa by Hershey Features Hershey's Signature Dark Chocolate Treatments

MeltSpa by Hershey Features Hershey's Signature Dark Chocolate Treatments

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 14, 2017 -- On September 12, 2017, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) opened its newest brand, MeltSpa by Hershey day spa, in the heart of downtown Hershey, Pa. ... Continue reading

Novelis Brings Advanced Aluminum Alloy to North America, Expanding Automotive Design and Engineering Capabilities

Novelis Brings Advanced Aluminum Alloy to North America, Expanding Automotive Design and Engineering Capabilities

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, announced its Advanz™ 6HF - e/s200 aluminum alloy is now available in North America following its successful application in Europe. ... Continue reading

Piston Group Promotes Singhi And Strengthens Executive Leadership Team

Piston Group Promotes Singhi And Strengthens Executive Leadership Team

REDFORD, Mich., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Amit Singhi has been promoted to the position of chief operating and financial officer for the Piston Group with responsibility for operating and financial matters at all of the Piston Group's four companies.  Reporting to Singhi will be the CEOs and executive finance teams at Piston ... Continue reading

PR:Do Consumers Trust Driverless Cars? Absolutely Not!

PR:Do Consumers Trust Driverless Cars? Absolutely Not!

Press Release – For Immediate Release ** Do Consumers Trust Driverless Cars? Absolutely Not! ------------------------------------------------------------ Self-driving cars are the future of motoring, or so the public are told on an almost daily basis. However the key question of ‘are the public ready for d ... Continue reading

Speak Music Introduces Muse, The Hands-Free Alexa Device For Your Car

Speak Music Introduces Muse, The Hands-Free Alexa Device For Your Car

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Speak Music, the voice and AI company behind the Melody platform, a personal music assistant, today announced the launch of Muse, its first pure Amazon Alexa-enabled device for the car.  With Speak Music's technology and Alexa's over 25,000 voice skills, Muse brings unparalleled enterta ... Continue reading

2019 Corvette ZR1: Return of the King

2019 Corvette ZR1: Return of the King

The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever retakes its supercar crown The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1. The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever – the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1. ... Continue reading

China's Geely Acquires American Builder of Flying Cars Terrafugia +VIDEO

China's Geely Acquires American Builder of Flying Cars Terrafugia +VIDEO

This is an extremely exciting sector and we believe Terrafugia is ideally positioned to change the mobility as we currently understand it and(we) herald the development of a new industry in doing so. ... Continue reading

True Zero expands its hydrogen station network with $26.6 Million in grants from the California Energy Commission

True Zero expands its hydrogen station network with $26.6 Million in grants from the California Energy Commission

Latest grant awards raise total number of True Zero stations to 31 IRVINE, California, Nov. 14, 2017 -- Last week True Zero1 was selected by the California Energy Commission to build 12 new hydrogen stations in the Commission's latest round of grant awards to help build out California's retail hydrogen network.  The ... Continue reading

Infiniti's Customer Segmentation Solution Helped a Leading Automotive Industry Player to Understand the Buying Characteristics of the Customers

Infiniti's Customer Segmentation Solution Helped a Leading Automotive Industry Player to Understand the Buying Characteristics of the Customers

Infiniti Research, a global market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the release of their latest customer segmentation study on the automotive industry. The client, a renowned automotive industry player, wanted to re-position their brand strategy without compromising on their potential customers. ... Continue reading

Smart Home & Car Integration Brings Opportunity but Complexity for Car Manufacturers

Smart Home & Car Integration Brings Opportunity but Complexity for Car Manufacturers

The importance of the growing smart home market is drawing in car manufacturers and their development strategies. ... Continue reading

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tire use is gradually rising, but driver education about safety benefits remains essential to wintertime accident prevention. Four-in-ten drivers outside Quebec still do not own winter tires. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Stinger Overview and Review +VIDEO

2018 Kia Stinger Overview and Review +VIDEO

Powerful all-new Fastback Sport Sedan Catapults the Kia Brand LOS ANGELES - November 14, 2017: Ushering in a new dynamic era for Kia Motors, the all-new 2018 Stinger is the culmination of a years-long journey fueled by the company’s bold and adventurous spirit. A five-passenger sportback poised to redefine a segment ... Continue reading

New Study Offers Interesting Take on "The Future of Cars 2040"

New Study Offers Interesting Take on "The Future of Cars 2040"

The automotive future will be different—though with some noticeable similarities—as the convergence of disruptive technologies, government policies and new business models usher in a new era of multidimensional competition, says a new major research initiative by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2018 Toyota C-HR Road Test and Review By Steve Purdy

Think of the C-HR occupying the same space as the cute-ute Kia Soul, the more conventional Mazda CX3 or the new Nissan Rogue Sport. C-HR is certainly the most style-conscious of them all. With deep sculpted lines and angles going in multiple directions, deep cheek vents flowing into the lower front fascia, exaggerated ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan, The Half-ton Pickup You May Have Been Waiting For +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Titan, The Half-ton Pickup You May Have Been Waiting For +VIDEO

By Thom Cannell Has the world been waiting for Nissan’s new and improved Titan light duty pickup? Hardly. Time marched on and since Titan’s original 2004 debut Chevy, Ford, and Ram all delivered new half-ton trucks. Nissan was long overdue. Nissan calls 2016 The Year Of The Truck. They’ve launched the longer Tita ... Continue reading

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