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2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review By John Heilig

2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review By John Heilig

Coupled with the red exterior is a black interior with heated white seats that is as striking as the outside. The front seats are comfortable with a decent amount of side support. You aren’t going racing in a CX-5, unless there’s a new class we haven’t heard of yet, but it’s nice to have that support for more s ... Continue reading

Hawaiian Airlines Reports October 2017 Traffic Statistics

Hawaiian Airlines Reports October 2017 Traffic Statistics

HONOLULU, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. , today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month of October and year to date.  SYSTEM-WIDE OPERATIONS1 OCTOBER 2017 2016 % CHANGE PAX 967,377 932,235 3.8% RPMS (000) 1,409,669 1,347,026 4.7% ASMS (000) 1,606,51 ... Continue reading

NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

NASA Pays Tribute to Early Space Pioneer Richard Gordon

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon: "NASA and the nation have lost one of our early space pioneers. ... Continue reading

ABI Research Analyst Comment: Waymo's "back-seat driver" live test

ABI Research Analyst Comment: Waymo's "back-seat driver" live test

ABI Research Analyst Comment: Waymo's "back-seat driver" live test #outlook a {padding:0;} a { color: rgb(61, 152, 198); } @media all and (max-width: 480px) { body{ zoom:0.3; } } @media all and (min-width: 481px) and (max-width: 767px) { body{ zoom:0.5; } } @media all and (min-width: 768px) and (max-width ... Continue reading

AFA Salutes 747 'Queen of the Skies' and Honors Heroic Actions of Flight Attendants Amid Forty-Seven Years of Advancing Aviation Safety Throughout Her Majestic Flight

AFA Salutes 747 'Queen of the Skies' and Honors Heroic Actions of Flight Attendants Amid Forty-Seven Years of Advancing Aviation Safety Throughout Her Majestic Flight

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) bids farewell to the Boeing 747 today, affectionately known as "Queen of the Skies," and recalls the safety advancements, heroic actions amid tragic events and personal connections aboard our first and most distinct j ... Continue reading

Ally Increases Financing of Retail Contracts for Carvana to $2 Billion

Ally Increases Financing of Retail Contracts for Carvana to $2 Billion

DETROIT, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Ally Financial today announced an agreement to increase financing commitments for retail contracts from Carvana, a leading eCommerce platform for buying used cars, to up to $2 billion over the next 12 months. ... Continue reading

Farewell, Your Majesty: United Airlines Flies the 747, the "Queen of the Skies", One Last Time

Farewell, Your Majesty: United Airlines Flies the 747, the "Queen of the Skies", One Last Time

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Today, United Airlines (UAL) flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel. ... Continue reading

Ford to Participate in Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2017

Ford to Participate in Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2017

DEARBORN, Mich.—On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company executive vice president and president, Global Operations, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Continue reading

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Green Works Expands Used Oil Filter Recycling

DETROIT, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Green Works, a subsidiary business under Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, has expanded its used oil filter recycling program to now include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental. ... Continue reading

Google's Waymo Must Release Robot Car Safety Record Before It Uses Riders as Human Guinea Pigs in Arizona, Consumer Watchdog Says; Current California Data Shows They Aren't Ready

Google's Waymo Must Release Robot Car Safety Record Before It Uses Riders as Human Guinea Pigs in Arizona, Consumer Watchdog Says; Current California Data Shows They Aren't Ready

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waymo, must publicly release key information about its robot cars' driving records in Arizona before it turns the vehicles loose on Phoenix streets and uses passengers as human guinea pigs, Consumer Watchdog said today. ... Continue reading

Holland America Line Launches 'Best Price Guarantee' on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Holland America Line Launches 'Best Price Guarantee' on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Program aims to assure guests that the cruise line's tours are the best value SEATTLE, Nov. 7, 2017 -- Holland America Line is making sure that guests who pre-book the cruise line's award-winning EXC Tours will have the lowest rates through a Best Price Guarantee program launching today. ... Continue reading

NAVYA Unveils First Fully Autonomous Taxi

NAVYA Unveils First Fully Autonomous Taxi

Windows Media Video Quicktime MPEG-4 Video Loading media player... French autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA's new AUTONOM CAB drives itself through Paris. French autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA's new AUTONOM CAB drives itself through Paris. ... Continue reading

Racing Legend Emerson Fittipaldi Gets First Drifting Experience In All-New 2018 Kia Stinger GT At SEMA Show

Racing Legend Emerson Fittipaldi Gets First Drifting Experience In All-New 2018 Kia Stinger GT At SEMA Show

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 -- As seen from these images taken at the Kia Stinger Drifting Experience during the 2017 SEMA show, two-time Formula One and Indianapolis 500 champion, Emerson Fittipaldi, enjoyed his first drifting experience in the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger[1]. "I am so happy to see Kia taking on performa ... Continue reading

Velodyne LiDAR Launches VLS-128™ The World's Highest Resolution LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles

Velodyne LiDAR Launches VLS-128™ The World's Highest Resolution LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 -- Velodyne Labs today announced that it has produced a LiDAR with the world's best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the result of which will boost the autonomous vehicle and advanced safety market. ... Continue reading

The First-Ever BMW M3 CS.

The First-Ever BMW M3 CS.

The excellent dynamics of the first-ever BMW M3 CS are rooted not only in unique suspension set-up ... Continue reading

BMW On Track To A Succesful Year - We Guess BMW Buyers Still Like To Drive

BMW On Track To A Succesful Year - We Guess BMW Buyers Still Like To Drive

Munich. As set out in its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group is committed to playing a key role in tomorrow’s mobility and is investing substantially in new technologies. ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota RAV4 Platinium AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota RAV4 Platinium AWD Review By Steve Purdy

The relatively lithe, 3,500-pound RAV4’s powertrain is a tepid but adequate 2.5-liter, naturally-aspirated, four-cylinder making just 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. The conventional 6-speed automatic transmission is calibrated to make it quite responsive on the low end. Acceleration is good on full thro ... Continue reading

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: A Future Vision

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio: A Future Vision

The technological goal of the project is to enable Lamborghini to address the future of the super sports car in five different dimensions: energy storage systems, innovative materials, propulsion system, visionary design, and emotion. ... Continue reading

World's Newest Road-Ready Vehicles, Services, Technologies And Concepts To Be Unveiled At Automobility LA Nov. 27 - 30

World's Newest Road-Ready Vehicles, Services, Technologies And Concepts To Be Unveiled At Automobility LA Nov. 27 - 30

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) announced today that it will host 35 press conferences over the course of AutoMobility LA, the first true trade show for the new transportation sector, taking place Nov. ... Continue reading

Blue Bird Unveils All-New, Electric-Powered Type C School Bus at NAPT Conference

Blue Bird Unveils All-New, Electric-Powered Type C School Bus at NAPT Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Blue Bird Corporation unveiled its all-new Blue Bird Vision Electric Type C school bus at the NAPT conference in Columbus, OH. The electric powertrain is supplied by ADOMANI (ADOM), with drivetrain and vehicle control software developed and produced by their technology partner, Efficient Drivetrains, I ... Continue reading

Efficient Drivetrains, EDI PowerDrive 7000 Integrated Into Thomas Built Type C Concept Bus

Efficient Drivetrains, EDI PowerDrive 7000 Integrated Into Thomas Built Type C Concept Bus

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions today announced the integration of its EDI PowerDrive 7000 electric drivetrain and EDI PowerSuite vehicle control software into a Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Concept Bus at the ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review By Steve Purdy

Inside we find much of its charm. We first notice the red stitching and red piping on the dark gray (they call it black) leather seats. At the same time, we see red metal trim around the simple, functional interior that really sets it off as something special. The multifunction screen sticks up from the low dash for go ... Continue reading

New Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Motorcycle Melds Street-Carving Agility With Long-Haul Capability

New Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Motorcycle Melds Street-Carving Agility With Long-Haul Capability

Whoever said you can't have the best of both worlds has yet to ride the new Harley-Davidson Sport Glide motorcycle. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen GTI Goes Rally: VW Gives Sneak Preview of New Polo GTI R5

Volkswagen GTI Goes Rally: VW Gives Sneak Preview of New Polo GTI R5

The GTI for rallying: With the Polo GTI R5, Volkswagen returns to rallying under a new guise. In the second half of 2018, Volkswagen will make the 270 hp rally version of the Polo available to professional teams and aspiring drivers to enable them to compete in championships across the globe – including the FIA World ... Continue reading

Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype Unveiled by Yamaha +VIDEO

Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype Unveiled by Yamaha +VIDEO

Yamaha Motor Company unveiled the prototype Ténéré 700 World Raid Adventure motorcycle yesterday, further expanding on the T7 concept model that was introduced last year. Commitment to Adventure Having pioneered the development of rugged, lightweight dual-purpose motorcycles back in the 1970s, Yamaha has always had ... Continue reading

Yamaha NIKEN Leaning Multi-Wheel Motorcycle Coming To USA +VIDEO

Yamaha NIKEN Leaning Multi-Wheel Motorcycle Coming To USA +VIDEO

New Model Becomes World’s First 3-Wheel Leaning Production Motorcycle. Production of the NIKEN, and subsequent distribution for sale in the US market, has been confirmed by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and will begin in the second half of 2018. ... Continue reading

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