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This Month's Hottest Lease Deals on Luxury Crossover SUVs

This Month's Hottest Lease Deals on Luxury Crossover SUVs

This Month's Hottest Lease Deals on Luxury Crossover SUVs ... Continue reading

2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Distributes $1.7 Million to Charities

2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Distributes $1.7 Million to Charities

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 -- The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is celebrating a major milestone: the event's total charitable giving to date has surpassed the $25 million mark. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Air Filter Market Analysis & Trends 2017-2025 - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Air Filter Market Analysis & Trends 2017-2025 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Automotive Air Filter Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Global Automotive Air Filter Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2017 to 2025. ... Continue reading

Global Decorative Car Accessories Market to 2025 - Research and Markets

Global Decorative Car Accessories Market to 2025 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Decorative Car Accessories Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Global Decorative Car Accessories Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2017 to 2025 Some of the prominent trends that the market is wit ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Hosts Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Helping Over 2,000 Families In The Orange County Community

Hyundai Motor America Hosts Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Helping Over 2,000 Families In The Orange County Community

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 -- Hyundai Motor America announces it will donate 2,000 frozen turkeys to families in Orange County, California, in time for Thanksgiving. ... Continue reading

Ritchie Bros. to sell 2,000+ items in multi-day Grande Prairie equipment auction

Ritchie Bros. to sell 2,000+ items in multi-day Grande Prairie equipment auction

400+ items will be sold as part of a complete dispersal for 36-year-old earthmoving company GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB, Nov. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - With its fifth and final Grande Prairie, AB auction of the year on November 21 – 22, Ritchie Bros. ... Continue reading

Top 3 Drivers of Hybrid Vehicle Electronic Control Unit Market | Technavio

Top 3 Drivers of Hybrid Vehicle Electronic Control Unit Market | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global hybrid vehicle electronic control (ECU) market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new report on the global hybrid vehicle electronic control (ECU) market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Valvoline Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results; Provides Fiscal 2018 Outlook

Valvoline Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results; Provides Fiscal 2018 Outlook

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Valvoline Inc. , a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. Reported fourth-quarter net income was $105 million, compared to $65 million in the prior year. ... Continue reading

"Autonomous Vehicles Will Revolutionize Mobility and Transform Society" Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada Inc.

"Autonomous Vehicles Will Revolutionize Mobility and Transform Society" Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada Inc.

According to Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), the autonomous vehicle is a great opportunity for the automotive industry and will change society as we know it. Just don't expect it to happen tomorrow. ... Continue reading

Trepanier Crowned 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner

Trepanier Crowned 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner

-- SEMA Show vehicle builders to be featured in one-hour TV special on Velocity Network Jan. 2, 2018 – DIAMOND BAR, Calif. ... Continue reading

Nissan 2017 First-half Fiscal Year Results

Nissan 2017 First-half Fiscal Year Results

President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the six-month period to September 30, 2017. ... Continue reading

FCA Foundation Supports Detroit Symphony Orchestra's "Heroes Night" Concerts for U.S. Armed Forces Veterans and Their Families

FCA Foundation Supports Detroit Symphony Orchestra's "Heroes Night" Concerts for U.S. Armed Forces Veterans and Their Families

FCA Foundation pledges $180,000 to Detroit Symphony Orchestra Funding supports DSO's efforts to increase access to world-class music for veterans The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of FCA US LLC, today announced $180,000 in support for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for the 2017-2018 concert season. ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Wins Sustainable Truck of the Year 2018 +VIDEO

Volvo Trucks Wins Sustainable Truck of the Year 2018 +VIDEO

STOCKHOLM - November 8, 2017: Volvo Trucks won first prize in the tractor category with the new Volvo FH LNG, which was introduced in Europe this autumn. "With the launch of the new LNG range, Volvo is definitely raising the level of natural gas-powered trucks," writes the jury in its assessment. ... Continue reading

777 Partners Announces Re-Launch Of World Airways

777 Partners Announces Re-Launch Of World Airways

MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2017 -- 777 Partners, a US based investment firm, announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property of World Airways, Inc., the iconic US airline known for its worldwide operational capabilities,  and is planning to re-launch World Airways ("World") as a low cost, long haul airline flying s ... Continue reading

AAA And Keolis Launch Nation's First Public Self-Driving Shuttle In Downtown Las Vegas

AAA And Keolis Launch Nation's First Public Self-Driving Shuttle In Downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2017 -- AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America and now the century-old auto club wants to hear from you. ... Continue reading

Aircraft Lighting Market Worth 2.94 Billion USD by 2022

Aircraft Lighting Market Worth 2.94 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, November 8, 2017 -- According to the new market research report "Aircraft Lighting Market Aircraft by Type (Commercial, Military, Business), Platform (Fixed, Rotary), Light Type (Interior, Exterior), Fit (OEM, Aftermarket), System (Passenger Service Unit, Cockpit Control Unit) - Global Forecast to 2022", p ... Continue reading

Aloha State of Mind: Hawaiian Travelers are Some of The Happiest in the Nation

Aloha State of Mind: Hawaiian Travelers are Some of The Happiest in the Nation

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2017 -- New data released by TripIt from Concur, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, reveals some interesting insights about what makes a happy flyer. ... Continue reading

Autoliv - Improving Automotive Passive Safety Protection for an Aging Population

Autoliv - Improving Automotive Passive Safety Protection for an Aging Population

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Autoliv, Inc. , the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, is performing crash tests in order to develop restraint systems for a population that is getting older and more diverse. ... Continue reading

Billionaires Car Club Television Special to Feature Top Products at SEMA

Billionaires Car Club Television Special to Feature Top Products at SEMA

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Television Series "Billionaires Car Club" filmed a special episode at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. ... Continue reading

Boeing Completes Acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences

Boeing Completes Acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, a world-class innovator, developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems. ... Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell To Fuel North America's First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement With Shell To Fuel North America's First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc  and the world's most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America's first fully LNG-powered cruise sh ... Continue reading

CRU: Ride Hailing With Electric Vehicles Might Solve China's Future Car Congestion

CRU: Ride Hailing With Electric Vehicles Might Solve China's Future Car Congestion

LONDON, November 8, 2017 -- By 2035 there could be nearly half a billion cars on the road in China, creating unprecedented levels of congestion and pollution.      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/536199/CRU_Logo.jpg ) One solution could be widespread ride hailing through electric vehicles ("EVs") coupled wit ... Continue reading

Cubic to Showcase Air Combat Training Innovations at the 2017 Dubai Airshow

Cubic to Showcase Air Combat Training Innovations at the 2017 Dubai Airshow

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Cubic Corporation today announced that its Cubic Global Defense business division will be exhibiting its industry-leading air combat training systems at the biennial Dubai Airshow 2017, taking place from November 12–16 at the DWC, Dubai Airshow Site. ... Continue reading

Dana Incorporated to Participate in Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference

Dana Incorporated to Participate in Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference

MAUMEE, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Dana Incorporated announced today it will participate in Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference on Nov. ... Continue reading

Demand for High Grade Manganese Growing With EV Market

Demand for High Grade Manganese Growing With EV Market

LOS ANGELES, November 8, 2017 -- It appears that lithium is not the only metal to feel the pull of the Electric Vehicle market demand. The need for high grade, high purity manganese is also rising quickly. ... Continue reading

FASTR Consortium Announces Release of “Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure over-the-Air Updates”

FASTR Consortium Announces Release of “Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure over-the-Air Updates”

WILMINGTON, Del.—FASTRSM, a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity, today announced the availability of “Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure Over-the-Air Updates.” The guidelines are intended to assist automotive manufacturers and others involved in evaluating platforms for secu ... Continue reading

Ford to Participate in Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference

Ford to Participate in Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference

DEARBORN, Mich.—On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Marcy Klevorn, Ford Motor Company executive vice president and president, Mobility, will participate in the Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference in New York, New York. ... Continue reading

Frost & Sullivan Commends German Autolabs for its Novel Mobile Digital Assistant Solution

Frost & Sullivan Commends German Autolabs for its Novel Mobile Digital Assistant Solution

'Chris' is a proactive, contextual digital co-driver offering high functionality while reducing driver distraction LONDON, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Based on its recent analysis of the digital virtual assistant industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes German Autolabs (www.germanautolabs.com) with the 2017 Europe New Product Innova ... Continue reading

Get Ready for the NHRA Auto Club Finals!

Get Ready for the NHRA Auto Club Finals!

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Global Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2017-2021 - Market to Grow at a CAGR of 41.95% - Research and Markets

Global Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2017-2021 - Market to Grow at a CAGR of 41.95% - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Electric Vehicle Battery Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global electric vehicle battery market to grow at a CAGR of 41.95% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Hybrid System Market 2017-2022 - Focus on Start-Stop, Regenerative Braking, EV Drive, eBoost - Research and Markets

Global Hybrid System Market 2017-2022 - Focus on Start-Stop, Regenerative Braking, EV Drive, eBoost - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Hybrid System Market by System (Start-Stop, Regenerative Braking, EV Drive, eBoost), Component (Battery, DC/DC Converter, DC/AC Inverter, eMotor), Battery (Li-Ion, Lead Acid, NiMH), Vehicle (Mild Hybrid, HEV, PHEV, EV) - Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The ... Continue reading

Golub Capital Provides Senior Credit Facility to Support Acquisition of FullSpeed Automotive by CenterOak Partners

Golub Capital Provides Senior Credit Facility to Support Acquisition of FullSpeed Automotive by CenterOak Partners

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Golub Capital recently announced that as Administrative Agent, Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger, it provided a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of FullSpeed Automotive ("FullSpeed Automotive," or the "Company") by CenterOak Partners. ... Continue reading

Intertek Launches Dedicated Short-Range Communications Testing and Certification Services for the Automotive Industry

Intertek Launches Dedicated Short-Range Communications Testing and Certification Services for the Automotive Industry

DETROIT—Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, today announces the launch of new services for dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) testing and certification for the automotive industry. These new offerings will assist original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their supp ... Continue reading

Introducing the All-new, Next-generation 2018 Jeep® Wrangler

Introducing the All-new, Next-generation 2018 Jeep® Wrangler

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 8, 2017 -- The most capable SUV ever delivers even more legendary Jeep® 4x4 capability, a modern design that stays true to the original, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, more open-air options, and is loaded with more safety features and advanced technology than ever before. ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Names 2018 Best Auto Tech Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Names 2018 Best Auto Tech Award Winners

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 -- On the heels of its 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2018 list, Kelley Blue Book names the 2018 Best Auto Tech Award winners, honoring the models with the most advanced infotainment, convenience and active safety features at a great value to car buyers. ... Continue reading

MISUMI Group, Inc. Establishing a Local Subsidiary in Mexico

MISUMI Group, Inc. Establishing a Local Subsidiary in Mexico

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail MISUMI Components (Photo: Business Wire) MISUMI Components (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail TOKYO—MISUMI Group announced today that it is fully committed to entering the Mexican market, where high growth is anticipated, to fur ... Continue reading

Myers Industries Announces Quarterly Dividend

Myers Industries Announces Quarterly Dividend

AKRON, Ohio—Myers Industries, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.135 per share payable on January 2, 2018 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017. About Myers Industries Myers Industries, Inc. is an international manufacturer of polymer products for indust ... Continue reading

Naked Lime Regional Sales Director to Speak at 2017 Fixed Ops Conference

Naked Lime Regional Sales Director to Speak at 2017 Fixed Ops Conference

KETTERING, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Ross McArthur, regional sales director for Naked Lime Marketing, is set to present at the 2017 Fixed Ops Magazine Conference & Expo, November 13-15, at the South Point hotel in Las Vegas. ... Continue reading

Rental Car Satisfaction Improves Amid Increased Price Pressure, J.D. Power Finds

Rental Car Satisfaction Improves Amid Increased Price Pressure, J.D. Power Finds

Hi, Most companies are happy when overall satisfaction goes up, but rental car companies shouldn’t be. This increase in satisfaction is coming because prices are going down, which is hurting margins/profits even as it increases perceived value, and other metrics like wait times and pick up problems, have not imp ... Continue reading

Scania's Latest Gas Engine Designed for Long-distance Transport

Scania's Latest Gas Engine Designed for Long-distance Transport

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Scania's new gas engine is designed for long-distance transport and on construction sites. 410 horsepower and 2,000 Nm – well in line with diesel engines of a similar size. ... Continue reading

Scania Wins German Telematics Prize Again

Scania Wins German Telematics Prize Again

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Scania Fleet Management and Tachograph Services have been awarded the German Telematics Prize 2018. ... Continue reading

Second And Third Weeks Of November The Best Time To Book Hotels For The December Holidays According To TripAdvisor

Second And Third Weeks Of November The Best Time To Book Hotels For The December Holidays According To TripAdvisor

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 8, 2017 -- TripAdvisor®, the site that helps find the latest reviews and lowest prices, today announced the "Best Time to Book" for the Holidays report, revealing that November 6-18 is when travelers can consistently find the lowest hotel rates on hotels for the last two weeks of December. ... Continue reading

Southwest Airlines Reports October Traffic

Southwest Airlines Reports October Traffic

DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Southwest Airlines Co. ... Continue reading

Terracotta Warriors From China's Shaanxi Province Debut at World Travel Market London

Terracotta Warriors From China's Shaanxi Province Debut at World Travel Market London

The exciting and rich culture of the Chinese province is making its presence felt across London LONDON, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Knowing China Starts with Knowing Shaanxi, the two-day terracotta warrior flashmob event organized by the Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Development Commission debuted at World Travel Market London on No ... Continue reading

The Garage Powered By Prestone® And GO Return To The Los Angeles Auto Show® And Automobility LA™ This December

The Garage Powered By Prestone® And GO Return To The Los Angeles Auto Show® And Automobility LA™ This December

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Organizers of the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) and AutoMobility LA™ are excited to announce the return of The Garage, powered by Prestone®, and GO. ... Continue reading

Travelport global survey highlights different digital traveler habits

Travelport global survey highlights different digital traveler habits

LANGLEY, U.K., Nov. 8, 2017 -- Travelport , the leading Travel Commerce Platform, published today the results of a Global Traveler Survey of 11,000 people worldwide that highlights the use of digital tools when planning, booking and experiencing a journey. ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks wins Sustainable Truck of the Year 2018

Volvo Trucks wins Sustainable Truck of the Year 2018

Volvo Trucks' new natural gas and biogas trucks have received Italy's Sustainable Truck of the Year 2018 award. It was handed over at a ceremony in connection with the Ecomondo exhibition in Rimini on November 7. ... Continue reading

Allstate: More than one-third of U.S. motorists are "stressed" about winter driving

Allstate: More than one-third of U.S. motorists are "stressed" about winter driving

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 8, 2017 -- Allstate released a new survey today revealing that more than a third (35 percent) of U.S. drivers say wet winter driving stresses them out, and almost half (48 percent) are concerned by the prospecti — all while the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an es ... Continue reading

Cars.com Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

Cars.com Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Cars.com, Inc. ("Cars.com" or the "Company"), a leading online automotive marketplace, today released its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. ... Continue reading

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 Closes on a Successful Note

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 Closes on a Successful Note

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 (organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.), which was held for ten days from October 27 (Friday) through November 5 (Sunday) at Tokyo Big Sight in Ariake, Koto-ku, closed November 5 at 18:00 on a successful note. We would like to thank everyone who joined us this ... Continue reading

MOOG Wins AAPEX New Product Showcase Award

MOOG Wins AAPEX New Product Showcase Award

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 8, 2017 -- Federal-Mogul Motorparts' industry-leading MOOG® Steering and Suspension brand has once again been recognized for its premium-quality products. The MOOG Complete Knuckle Assembly was recently awarded an Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) "New Product Showcase" award in the ... Continue reading

2018 GMC TERRAIN Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC TERRAIN Review By Thom Cannell

Its quiet, almost silent interior made conversations easily audible. Responding to back seat conversations, even while holding another in front, was effortless. ... Continue reading

Motorcycles and Ethanol (E10) - The Shocking Truth

Motorcycles and Ethanol (E10) - The Shocking Truth

When you read anti-ethanol stories on the net you ultimately find stories about how E10 has destroyed someone's motorcycle engine. ... Continue reading

Porsche Macan GTS Review by Rob Eckaus

Porsche Macan GTS Review by Rob Eckaus

The Macan GTS is powered by a twin turbo V-6 that produces 360 horsepower and 369 lbs feet of torque channeled through the Porsche dual clutch transmission (PDK). Coupled with torque vectoring all-wheel drive, Car and Driver tested it to a 13.0 second quarter mile at 105mph. Despite the 4492lb weight, it posted a spect ... Continue reading

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