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HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Review +VIDEO

The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf is many things; some that shouldn’t come to a surprise like its hatchback stylishness and performance; but you might be surprised to discover this all-electric urban vehicle features a range of 119 miles-per-gallon-equivalent combined before your next charge and offers a faster charge time ... Continue reading

JM&A Group Invests in New Platform to Enhance Dealer Experience

JM&A Group Invests in New Platform to Enhance Dealer Experience

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The Dealer Source portal will speed up online transactions and enable complete functionality on any mobile device and multiple browsers. (Photo: Business Wire) The Dealer Source portal will speed up online transactions and enable complete functionality on any mobile device and multiple ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Canada's steady growth continued in October

Mercedes-Benz Canada's steady growth continued in October

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network are pleased to report continued growth in October with 4,284 units retailed throughout the month, an 11.1% increase over October 2016. ... Continue reading

Michelin Sets New Standard in Wet and Dry Performance with the MICHELIN® Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

Michelin Sets New Standard in Wet and Dry Performance with the MICHELIN® Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 2, 2017 -- Michelin today announced the MICHELIN® Road 5, its newest motorcycle tire, designed specifically for sport touring motorcycles with patented technologies that provide riders with enhanced grip, comfort, and stability, particularly in wet conditions. ... Continue reading

Purkeys Releases New Liftgate Charging System/Nosebox Combo

Purkeys Releases New Liftgate Charging System/Nosebox Combo

LOWELL, Ark., Nov. 2, 2017 -- Purkeys has announced the launch of its latest groundbreaking innovation in liftgate charging systems: a new generation of the DIRECT™. This release offers three options for liftgate charging systems—each housed within a nosebox. ... Continue reading

AAPEX 2017 Keynote Speaker Provides Look at Future of the Buyer

AAPEX 2017 Keynote Speaker Provides Look at Future of the Buyer

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail John Kinsella, FitForCommerce, provides a look at the Future of the Buyer with a presentation on “Navigating Omnichannel Successfully” at AAPEX 2017 in Las Vegas. (Photo: Business Wire) John Kinsella, FitForCommerce, provides a look at the Future of the Buyer with a presentation on ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 3, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Crash Test Barrier Market 2017-2021 - Key Vendors are AFL Honeycomb, Cellbond, MESSRING Systembau MSG & Plascore - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Crash Test Barrier Market 2017-2021 - Key Vendors are AFL Honeycomb, Cellbond, MESSRING Systembau MSG & Plascore - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Automotive Crash Test Barrier Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global automotive crash test barrier market to grow at a CAGR of 6.20% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Two-Wheeler Connectors Market 2017-2021 - Pressure from OEMs to Keep the Component Cost Low - Research and Markets

Global Two-Wheeler Connectors Market 2017-2021 - Pressure from OEMs to Keep the Component Cost Low - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Two-Wheeler Connectors Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global two-wheeler connectors market to grow at a CAGR of 8.38% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

HiBid Opens Online Bidding for Largescale Vehicle Auction from Texas-Based Auction Company

HiBid Opens Online Bidding for Largescale Vehicle Auction from Texas-Based Auction Company

OCALA, Fla., Nov. 3, 2017 -- Online bidding has officially opened for an upcoming largescale vehicle auction from Apple Auctioneering Company of Houston, Texas. ... Continue reading

NATSO Statement on Arizona Governor's Request to Commercialize Rest Areas

NATSO Statement on Arizona Governor's Request to Commercialize Rest Areas

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation should reject Arizona's request to allow the state to sell food and fuel at Interstate rest areas, says NATSO, the U.S. association of travel plazas and truckstops. ... Continue reading

Netradyne Announces Data Services Platform for Advanced Transportation Technology Ecosystem

Netradyne Announces Data Services Platform for Advanced Transportation Technology Ecosystem

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Netradyne today announced a new deep learning analytics data platform for companies within the automotive, transportation and insurance industries. ... Continue reading

Ziebart Congratulates Brian Jackman on Promotion to Corporate Controller

Ziebart Congratulates Brian Jackman on Promotion to Corporate Controller

TROY, Mich., Nov. 3, 2017 -- Ziebart International Corporation, the global leader in automotive detailing, films and protection services, has promoted Brian Jackman to Corporate Controller. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Soul And Sportage Earn Highest Possible Safety Rating From The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

2018 Kia Soul And Sportage Earn Highest Possible Safety Rating From The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2017 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its best rating possible, Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+), to 2018 Kia Souls when equipped with high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights – offered on the Primo Lit package – and 2018 Kia Sportages built after June 2017 when e ... Continue reading

GEICO Recommends Protection from Insurance Fraud

GEICO Recommends Protection from Insurance Fraud

WASHINGTON—Insurance fraud is a billion dollar industry that includes not only automobile damage but medical and property claims as well. Douglas Shiring, director of GEICO’s special investigative unit, said, “The best way to avoid getting caught up in an auto insurance scam is to know how to protect yourself as ... Continue reading

The Detroit News Gets Ethanol Wrong, Again

The Detroit News Gets Ethanol Wrong, Again

The full text of my reply to The Detroit News' editorial "End The Ethanol Mandate" By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL For the past few years, The Detroit News has taken several swipes at ethanol in order to impugn its use as fuel, as well as to denounce the entire renewable fuel program ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM November 4, 2017

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC SATURDAY MORNING! 7-9 AM November 4, 2017

Auto Lab is also about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas and advice of leading college faculty, authors, and automotive practitioners in a relaxed, conversational interactive format. ... Continue reading

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