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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Garage Unlimited of Monterey Completes Sellout of Specialty Car Condos

Garage Unlimited of Monterey Completes Sellout of Specialty Car Condos

MONTEREY, Calif., Dec 6, 2017 -- Garage Unlimited of Monterey — a private, gated specialty garage-condo facility located in the Ryan Ranch area of Monterey — has sold out. The unique community for car collectors and motorsports enthusiasts consists of 46 car and storage condos with from 744 sq. ... Continue reading

Sir Winston Churchill's Great-Granddaughter, Jennie Churchill to Open New Queen Mary Churchill Exhibit as Ship Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Arrival in Long Beach

Sir Winston Churchill's Great-Granddaughter, Jennie Churchill to Open New Queen Mary Churchill Exhibit as Ship Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Arrival in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Over 50 Million people have visited the Queen Mary since her 1967 arrival in Long Beach. ... Continue reading

2018 NAIAS: 57 Automotive Centric Startups From Around the World Confirmed to Showcase Mobility-Focused Innovations as Part of 2018 AutoMobili-D

2018 NAIAS: 57 Automotive Centric Startups From Around the World Confirmed to Showcase Mobility-Focused Innovations as Part of 2018 AutoMobili-D

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that through its strategic partnership with Techstars Mobility, 57 startups from around the world will participate and showcase their mobility technologies as part of AutoMobili-D. "Building on the success of the inaugural launch of AutoMobili-D in 2017 ... Continue reading

Alexa Goes Wireless: 66 Audio unveils PRO Voice wireless headphones with Alexa voice recognition

Alexa Goes Wireless: 66 Audio unveils PRO Voice wireless headphones with Alexa voice recognition

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 -- 66 Audio, a pioneer in wireless consumer audio technology, today unveiled the all-new PRO Voice Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with built-in Amazon Alexa voice recognition. ... Continue reading

Farmers Insurance® Deploys to Assist Customers Impacted by Southern California Fires

Farmers Insurance® Deploys to Assist Customers Impacted by Southern California Fires

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2017 -- Multiple wildfires throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties have prompted tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed hundreds of homes and other structures. ... Continue reading

GEICO Hiring for 500 Jobs as Virginia Beach Operations Expand

GEICO Hiring for 500 Jobs as Virginia Beach Operations Expand

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—GEICO is once again adding to staff and expects to fill 500 positions in claims, sales, service, auto damage and the company’s management development programs. Candidates for these open spots need not have previous experience due to GEICO’s extensive training courses. ... Continue reading

General Dynamics Awarded $432 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics Awarded $432 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

GROTON, Conn., Dec. 6, 2017 -- General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $432 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. ... Continue reading

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is now targeting its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 11:46 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. ... Continue reading

November 2017 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index

November 2017 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index

The December 2017 Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index numbers and commentary will be posted to the link below at 9 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 7. ... Continue reading

Alcantara Shares In 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show Excitement

Alcantara Shares In 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show Excitement

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2017 -- Visitors to this month's Los Angeles Auto Show will find a number of new-car interiors dressed in Alcantara®, the Italian-made luxury material. ... Continue reading

Goodyear and Sandia Labs Mark 25 Years of Technical Collaboration to Improve Tire Design

Goodyear and Sandia Labs Mark 25 Years of Technical Collaboration to Improve Tire Design

U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company , owner of the world's best-known tire brand, have worked together for two-and-a-half decades to create more advanced computational mechanics used in the development of high quality vehicle tires. "You might won ... Continue reading

Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for Newbuild Nieuw Statendam with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for Newbuild Nieuw Statendam with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard

New 99,500-ton Pinnacle Class ship to launch in November 2018 SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2017 -- In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship's coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. ... Continue reading

ExxonMobil will sell around 1,000 Esso-branded stations to EG Group Limited

ExxonMobil will sell around 1,000 Esso-branded stations to EG Group Limited

​HAMBURG, Germany December 6, 2017; ExxonMobil announced this week that it would sell about a thousand Esso stations through a partnership with EG Deutschland GmbH, an affiliate of EG Group Limited (Euro Garages), Erpec News reports. ExxonMobil will still sell Synergy fuels and Mobil lubricants at the Esso stations i ... Continue reading

CarMD 2017 Vehicle Health Index

CarMD 2017 Vehicle Health Index

CarMD(r) 2017 Vehicle Health Index(tm) Finds 2013 Honda Civic Most Reliable, 2012 Mazda 5 Most Affordable to Repair Hyundai costs least on average to fix, Acura least likely to need check engine repairs IRVINE, Calif. (Dec. ... Continue reading

Instamotor Launches Financing Within Its Used Car Marketplace

Instamotor Launches Financing Within Its Used Car Marketplace

Buying a car is a disjointed process for many consumers and Instamotor aims to solve that problem by combining a stellar shopping experience with an easy and safe way to acquire a loan. ... Continue reading

Consumers Energy Delivers $2.6 Million Check to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Measures

Consumers Energy Delivers $2.6 Million Check to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Measures

FLINT, Mich., Dec. 6, 2017 -- General Motors Flint Complex has received a $2.6 million incentive payment from Consumers Energy for energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider's commitment to helping businesses across Michigan lower their energy costs. ... Continue reading

FCA US Officially Opens New Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Metro Detroit

FCA US Officially Opens New Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Metro Detroit

ROMULUS, Mich., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Mopar Romulus Parts Distribution Center (PDC) employs more than 100 workers Facility represents $10.4 million investment by FCA US 500,000-square-foot PDC, LEED certified, will ship fastest-moving parts in Mopar portfolio to FCA Part Distribution Centers and customers worldwide New facil ... Continue reading

Atlas Oil Named "Technology Guru" at MichBusiness Awards

Atlas Oil Named "Technology Guru" at MichBusiness Awards

TAYLOR, Mich., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Atlas Oil Company was named a "Technology Guru" at the 2017 Best of MichBusiness Awards and Gala on Thursday, November 30, 2017, in recognition of Atlas Oil's Fueling Innovation campaign, highlighting the company's dedication to innovation. ... Continue reading

Duke Energy assumes full ownership of California-based REC Solar

Duke Energy assumes full ownership of California-based REC Solar

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2017 -- Duke Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the country, announced today it has acquired full ownership of California-based REC Solar, a provider of renewable energy solutions for commercial customers throughout the U.S. Duke Energy first acquired a majority interest in REC Sol ... Continue reading

Global Automated Truck Loading System (ATLS) Market 2015-2017 & 2023 by Loading Dock, System Type, Truck Type, Industry & regions - Research and Markets

Global Automated Truck Loading System (ATLS) Market 2015-2017 & 2023 by Loading Dock, System Type, Truck Type, Industry & regions - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Automated Truck Loading System (ATLS) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up To 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The report predicts the Global automated truck loading system (ATLS) Market to grow with a CAGR of 7.1% over the period of 2017-202 ... Continue reading

Global Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) System Market 2017-2025 - Market is Expected to Witness a Growth of 8.5% - Research and Markets

Global Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) System Market 2017-2025 - Market is Expected to Witness a Growth of 8.5% - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) System Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2017 to 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global automatic emergency braking system market i ... Continue reading

Global Timing Belt Market 2017-2022 by Drive Type, Component, ICE & Hybrid & Aftermarket - Research and Markets

Global Timing Belt Market 2017-2022 by Drive Type, Component, ICE & Hybrid & Aftermarket - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Timing Belt Market by Drive Type (Dry Belts, Chain, Belt in Oil), Component (Idler Pulley, Sprocket, Tensioner, Timing Shield/Cover), ICE & Hybrid (Passenger Car, Commercial Vehicle, HEV, PHEV), Aftermarket, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The ... Continue reading

Ketchum President Barri Rafferty Inducted into PR News Hall of Fame

Ketchum President Barri Rafferty Inducted into PR News Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 -- Barri Rafferty, partner and president of leading public relations firm Ketchum, was inducted into the PR News Hall of Fame at a luncheon held yesterday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Effective Jan. ... Continue reading

Molex Demonstrates Industry-Leading End-to-End 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network at CES 2018

Molex Demonstrates Industry-Leading End-to-End 10 Gbps Automotive Ethernet Network at CES 2018

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Next Generation Vehicle Architecture (Graphic: Business Wire) Next Generation Vehicle Architecture (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail LISLE, Ill.—In a continuing effort to support the future of connected mobility, Molex will unveil its ... Continue reading

Scotiabank to Partner with Two Israeli Technology Leaders to Accelerate its Digital Transformation

Scotiabank to Partner with Two Israeli Technology Leaders to Accelerate its Digital Transformation

TORONTO and NEW YORK, December 6, 2017 -- Scotiabank announced today partnerships with two prominent Israeli technology leaders, Viola Group and Team8.  These partnerships further establish Scotiabank as a leader in the global innovation ecosystem and will help accelerate its development of technology capabilities, be ... Continue reading

The Latest Worth Avenue Highlights - Pre-Holiday Edition - Plus Art Miami

The Latest Worth Avenue Highlights - Pre-Holiday Edition - Plus Art Miami

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Automakers' Intransigence Has Blocked Progress: New UCS Report

Automakers' Intransigence Has Blocked Progress: New UCS Report

keeping drivers safer and going further on less fuel. But at nearly every turn, automakers have opposed the new rules that have made these advances possible. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive High-Performance Air Filter Market - Stringent Emission Norms to Boost Growth | Technavio

Global Automotive High-Performance Air Filter Market - Stringent Emission Norms to Boost Growth | Technavio

Technavio has published a new market research report on the global automotive high-performance air filter market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Rinspeed Snap - the sum of its parts is greater than the whole

Rinspeed Snap - the sum of its parts is greater than the whole

From now on, they both will go their separate ways - whereby the pod can even be useful when stationary: it can be anything from a variable shopping pod or a spacious camping pod to a cozy cuddling pod and even provide a breathtaking, fully connected user experience for the occupants of the passenger cabin. The sky is ... Continue reading

Ed Welburn selected for EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award

Ed Welburn selected for EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award

The annual award is unique in that the selection is made by the previous winners of the award. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen T-ROC, Arteon and Polo Model Choice is Growing

Volkswagen T-ROC, Arteon and Polo Model Choice is Growing

Volkswagen’s confident new compact SUV, the T-Roc, now has more models available for order in Retailers nationwide as the brand gears up for the car’s showroom debut later this month. Joining the line-up of six models already available to order in the UK is the entry-level T-Roc S 1.0 TSI 115 PS six-speed manual wh ... Continue reading

Bentayga Named "SUV Of The Year" By Robb Report +VIDEO

Bentayga Named "SUV Of The Year" By Robb Report +VIDEO

Crewe-built Bentayga takes prestigious inaugral SUV award Bentayga was “the runaway winner” says Robert Ross CREWE, England - December 6, 2017: The Bentley Bentayga has been named ‘SUV of the Year’ by Robb Report magazine. The honour, which was awarded for the first time this year, was voted for by the Robb Rep ... Continue reading

Audi at Design Miami: Exclusive Experience Of The Stages Of Technical Development

Audi at Design Miami: Exclusive Experience Of The Stages Of Technical Development

Audi is offering a glimpse into the complex research and development process for the new A8. At the opening of Design Miami 2017, the premium car brand is presenting the first-ever exhibit of the “Audi Motherboard.” The replica of an original test system from the Technical Development division illustrates the compl ... Continue reading

Cobalt and Lithium Dramatic Demand Pushing Mining Efforts to New Levels

Cobalt and Lithium Dramatic Demand Pushing Mining Efforts to New Levels

Cobalt and Lithium supply constraints, coupled with a never-before-seen boom in the adoption rate of electric vehicles (EV) across the globe, have conspired to create an ideal market in which a pure-play cobalt investment and participation vehicle's profits can outpace its peers. Cobalt, a critical 'energy metal' used ... Continue reading

A Crossover With No Limits: New Lexus Concept to Debut at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

A Crossover With No Limits: New Lexus Concept to Debut at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

Lexus will reveal a striking new concept that reflects the next genre in luxury crossover vehicles. Created by the CALTY design studio in Southern California, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless is a flagship crossover that redefines the boundaries of luxury. ... Continue reading

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