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Honda Invests Nearly $150 Million to Begin U.S. Production of New 10-Speed Transmission

Honda Invests Nearly $150 Million to Begin U.S. Production of New 10-Speed Transmission

Investment supports new production operations in Georgia and Ohio TALLAPOOSA, Ga. Mar 6, 2017; Honda today launched global production of a new, state-of-the-art 10-speed automatic transmission at Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC (HPPG) in Tallapoosa, Georgia. ... Continue reading

Aircraft Tire Market - Top Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Aircraft Tire Market - Top Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global aircraft tire market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global aircraft tire market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

ATA Renews WABCO as Corporate Partner, ATA Featured Product Provider

ATA Renews WABCO as Corporate Partner, ATA Featured Product Provider

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced WABCO, a leading supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, was renewed as an ATA Corporate Partner and Featured Product provider. "Because nearly every p ... Continue reading

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America in New Mexico

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch Lifts off Successfully from Spaceport America in New Mexico

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., March 10, 2017 -- Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA, announced today a successful Boeing CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch from Spaceport America's horizontal launch complex. In collaboration with team ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Names John Bollman Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Names John Bollman Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Cooper Tire Names John Bollman Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Company today announced that John Bollman will join the company as Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer effective March 21. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Wiring Harness System Market - Trends and Drivers by Technavio

Electric Vehicle Wiring Harness System Market - Trends and Drivers by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global electric vehicle wiring harness system market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global electric vehicle wiring harness system market fro ... Continue reading

Ford Motor Company to Host CFO “Let’s Chat”

Ford Motor Company to Host CFO “Let’s Chat”

DEARBORN, Mich.—On Thursday, March 23, Bob Shanks, Ford Motor Company executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host a “Let’s Chat” forum to discuss key items of interest to the investment community. Marion Harris, Ford Motor Credit Company chief financial officer, also will participate. ... Continue reading

Ford Names Lynn Vojvodich to Board of Directors

Ford Names Lynn Vojvodich to Board of Directors

DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Company is announcing today the election of Lynn Vojvodich to the company’s board of directors. Her appointment is effective April 1. ... Continue reading

Global and China Lithium Battery Electrolyte Industry Report, 2017-2021 - Research and Markets

Global and China Lithium Battery Electrolyte Industry Report, 2017-2021 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Lithium Battery Electrolyte Industry Report, 2017-2021" report to their offering. Global output of lithium battery electrolyte was about 150,000 tons in 2016, up 35.5% from a year ago, largely concentrated in the countries such as China, ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Wiring Harness Market to Reach $61.30 Billion by 2021 - Increase in Demand of High-End Electronic & Safety Features in Passenger Cars - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Wiring Harness Market to Reach $61.30 Billion by 2021 - Increase in Demand of High-End Electronic & Safety Features in Passenger Cars - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Automotive Wiring Harness Market by Application, Vehicle Type, EV Type, Component Type, Material Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. The global automotive wiring harness market size in terms of value was estimated to be U ... Continue reading

Hot VWs DRAG DAY - Sunday March 12 - irwindale!

Hot VWs DRAG DAY - Sunday March 12 - irwindale!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS SUNDAY MARCH 12: The Bugs Are Back At Irwindale! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... and mark your calen ... Continue reading

New Proposed DMV Robot Car Rules Weaken Safety Protections, Consumer Watchdog Warns; Public Interest Group Asks Department to Begin Immediate Rulemaking To Cover Robot Trucks

New Proposed DMV Robot Car Rules Weaken Safety Protections, Consumer Watchdog Warns; Public Interest Group Asks Department to Begin Immediate Rulemaking To Cover Robot Trucks

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New regulations formally proposed today by the California Department of Motor Vehicles covering deployment of robot cars and testing of self-driving cars without steering wheels weaken safety protections, Consumer Watchdog said. It called for the regulati ... Continue reading

Pennzoil 400 - New Entitlement for Las Vegas Cup Race

Pennzoil 400 - New Entitlement for Las Vegas Cup Race

[cid:image002.png@01D299B8.65343C40] [cid:image003.png@01D299B5.6D4EB250] [cid:image004.png@01D299B5.6D4EB250] Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated Announce New Entitlement Sponsorship of the SPRING Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Pennzoil 400 Will Debut in March 2018 Houston ... Continue reading

Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated Announce New Entitlement Sponsorship of the Spring Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated Announce New Entitlement Sponsorship of the Spring Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

HOUSTON, March 10, 2017 -- Pennzoil and Speedway Motorsports Incorporated (SMI) announce Pennzoil® motor oil as title sponsor of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) starting in 2018. The Pennzoil 400 will anchor a NASCAR tripleheader weekend ending with the main event ... Continue reading

PIRELLI ANNOUNCES COMPOUND CHOICES AND MANDATORY SETS FOR THE 2017 GRANDS PRIX IN SPAIN, MONACO, CANADA AND AZERBAIJAN

PIRELLI ANNOUNCES COMPOUND CHOICES AND MANDATORY SETS FOR THE 2017 GRANDS PRIX IN SPAIN, MONACO, CANADA AND AZERBAIJAN

[logo] PIRELLI ANNOUNCES COMPOUND CHOICES AND MANDATORY SETS FOR THE 2017 GRANDS PRIX IN SPAIN, MONACO, CANADA AND AZERBAIJAN Milan, March 10, 2017 – Pirelli will bring the following compounds to the rounds on the 2017 Formula One season in Spain (May 12-14), Monaco (May, 26-28), Canada (June 9-11) and Azerbaija ... Continue reading

Risi Competizione 12 Hours of Sebring Preview - 2017

Risi Competizione 12 Hours of Sebring Preview - 2017

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ RISI COMPETIZIONE 12 HOURS OF SEBRING PREVIEW - 2017 A Race Engineers' Perspective Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTLM No. 62: Giancarlo Fisichella (ITA), Toni ... Continue reading

Samsung Electronics Completes Acquisition of HARMAN

Samsung Electronics Completes Acquisition of HARMAN

SEOUL, South Korea & STAMFORD, Conn.—Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX:005930) (“Samsung”) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (“HARMAN”). Under the terms of the merger agreement, HARMAN stockholders will receive $112.00 per s ... Continue reading

Who Needs A Stinkin' Car Company? New EV "NIO EVE" Built By Digital Group - Autonomous Electric Car On The Road in 2020

Who Needs A Stinkin' Car Company? New EV "NIO EVE" Built By Digital Group - Autonomous Electric Car On The Road in 2020

AUSTIN, Texas—Today, NIO, a next-generation car company, announced that they will have autonomous electric vehicles in the U.S. market in 2020. The company also unveiled “NIO EVE” – the embodiment of their vision for the future of autonomous cars. ... Continue reading

$22 Billion Global Automotive Smart Key Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - - Research and Markets

$22 Billion Global Automotive Smart Key Market - Forecasts and Trends (2016-2021) - - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Smart Key Market- Forecasts and Trends (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The global market of smart key of cars would grow to $22 billion by the end of 2020 with a CAGR of more than 23%. The smart key is part of a computerized sys ... Continue reading

$57.77 Billion Rear Axle Market Analysis By Type (Drive, Dead, Lift), By Application (Heavy Vehicles, Luxury Vehicles, Executive Vehicles, Economy Vehicles, SUV, MUV, Railways) & Region - Research and Markets

$57.77 Billion Rear Axle Market Analysis By Type (Drive, Dead, Lift), By Application (Heavy Vehicles, Luxury Vehicles, Executive Vehicles, Economy Vehicles, SUV, MUV, Railways) & Region - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Rear Axle Market Analysis By Type (Drive, Dead, Lift), By Application (Heavy Vehicles, Luxury Vehicles, Executive Vehicles, Economy Vehicles, SUV, MUV, Railways), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2015 - 2024" report to their offering. The global rear axl ... Continue reading

Barrier Systems Market Expected to Reach $20,803 Million, Globally, by 2022-Allied Market Research

Barrier Systems Market Expected to Reach $20,803 Million, Globally, by 2022-Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, March 10, 2017 -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Barrier Systems Market - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global barrier systems market is expected to reach $20,803 million by 2022 from $16,341 million in 2015, ... Continue reading

Boss 429, Reggie Wayne’s Custom Mustang Among Extraordinary Fords on Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction Docket

Boss 429, Reggie Wayne’s Custom Mustang Among Extraordinary Fords on Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction Docket

A ’69 Ford Mustang Boss 429, known as KK #1717, is one of 271 cars made in Wimbledon White and came well-equipped from the factory and will cross the Barrett-Jackson Auction block in Palm Beach. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? A ’69 Ford Musta ... Continue reading

Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport SUV Tire Ranks Highly in European Testing

Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport SUV Tire Ranks Highly in European Testing

The Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport SUV tire in size 215/65 R16 98H placed in the top two of 15 tires from leading brands in the most recent annual test of summer tires by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil Club (ADAC). (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FINDLAY, Ohio—The Cooper Zeon 4XS Sport SUV tire i ... Continue reading

Digitization Bolsters Demand for Connected Devices in Heavy-Duty Defense Trucks

Digitization Bolsters Demand for Connected Devices in Heavy-Duty Defense Trucks

The value of connected defense trucks in the market will create growth opportunities in cybersecurity and data analytics, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team SANTA CLARA, California, March 10, 2017 -- With the escalation of political tension and civil unrest in various parts of the world, defense budgets have recei ... Continue reading

ExxonMobil Puts Official Sports Partnerships in Fast Lane to Support New Product Launch

ExxonMobil Puts Official Sports Partnerships in Fast Lane to Support New Product Launch

In the Mobil 1 Annual Protection campaign, Harvick and Mutombo star as the "Tremendously Odd Couple." (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail LAS VEGAS—Mobil 1TM, the Official Motor Oil of NASCAR and Official Motor Oil of the NBA, will feature Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) driver Kevin Harvick and Basket ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 10, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The top stories for the week of March 10, 2017, include Dodge unleashes Demon teaser #9, Alfa Romeo takes center stage at Amelia Island Concurs D' Elegance and Mopar rolls out a rugged new ... Continue reading

Global Agricultural Tires Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

Global Agricultural Tires Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Agricultural Tires Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The report classifies the agricultural tire types and defines the market size, in terms of value. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Fuel Filter Market - Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Fuel Filter Market - Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Fuel Filter Market - Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The Automotive Fuel filter Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.68% and grow to a market size of $ X.XX billion by the ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Interior Market : Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Interior Market : Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Interior Market : Analysis of Growth, Trends Progress and Challenges (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering. The Automotive Interior Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.98% and grow to a market size of $ X.XX billion by the year 2 ... Continue reading

Global Eye Tracking Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Global Eye Tracking Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global eye tracking (ET) market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global eye tracking (ET) market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Honda Brings VR Experience to Twin Cities Auto Show

Honda Brings VR Experience to Twin Cities Auto Show

MINNEAPOLIS, March 10, 2017 -- Experience the first-ever virtual reality test drive of the 2017 Honda Civic Si at the 44th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show on behalf of the Greater Twin Cities Honda Dealers Association (GTCHDA). Starting March 11 – 19 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, auto show attendees have the cha ... Continue reading

Ice Protection Systems Market Worth 10.17 Billion USD by 2021

Ice Protection Systems Market Worth 10.17 Billion USD by 2021

PUNE, India, March 10, 2017 -- The report "Ice Protection Systems Market by Type, Technology (Chemical, Electrical), Platform (Commercial Jets, Military Jets, Helicopters), Application (Engine Inlets, Nacelle, Wings, Tail, Propellers, Windshields, Sensors, Air Data Probes), & Region - Global Forecasts to 2021", publish ... Continue reading

Innovating On The Edge: Vertex Innovations Re-Evaluates The Role Of Transportation In Telecom Construction, Rolls Out Fleet Upgrade For Company Vehicles

Innovating On The Edge: Vertex Innovations Re-Evaluates The Role Of Transportation In Telecom Construction, Rolls Out Fleet Upgrade For Company Vehicles

LITTLETON, Colo., March 10, 2017 -- Vertex Innovations has been overseeing the construction of some of the largest and most complex wireless infrastructure programs in the United States since 2003, and the company has just announced the roll out of its fleet upgrade to improve on-site project management practices to be ... Continue reading

Kia Motors Extends Marketing Partnership With The Ladies Professional Golf Association

Kia Motors Extends Marketing Partnership With The Ladies Professional Golf Association

IRVINE, Calif., March 10, 2017 -- With the eighth annual Kia Classic tournament less than two weeks away, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced the multi-year renewal of the company's marketing relationship with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). As the "Official Automotive Partner" of the LPGA, Kia wi ... Continue reading

PPG Announces Automotive and Industrial Coatings Price Increases in Asia

PPG Announces Automotive and Industrial Coatings Price Increases in Asia

PITTSBURGH—PPG today announced that it will implement customer-specific price increases and surcharges in Asia to offset a significant rise in raw material costs. The price changes will impact a select group of automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer) coatings and industrial coatings products, effective April ... Continue reading

Research and Markets Has Announced the Launch of their Market Research Portals for Automotive Companies Peugeot & GM

Research and Markets Has Announced the Launch of their Market Research Portals for Automotive Companies Peugeot & GM

DUBLIN—The new research portals for Peugeot SA & General Motors will give visitors quick and affordable access to a comprehensive library of reports, offering extensive market research on their performance in the automotive market. Earlier this week, France’s PSA Group agreed to buy Opel from General Motors in a de ... Continue reading

Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic

Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic

DALLAS, March 10, 2017 -- Southwest Airlines Co. (the "Company") today reported its February and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. ... Continue reading

SpendEdge Weighs the Advantages and Disadvantages of Company Cars Management

SpendEdge Weighs the Advantages and Disadvantages of Company Cars Management

SpendEdge recently helped a client understand the best practices for company cars management. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? SpendEdge recently helped a client understand the best practices for company cars management. ... Continue reading

Vacation Shaming On The Rise: Alamo Rent A Car's Annual Study Reveals Guilt Among Vacationing Millennials

Vacation Shaming On The Rise: Alamo Rent A Car's Annual Study Reveals Guilt Among Vacationing Millennials

ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2017 -- Getting away from it all offers travelers a wide array of benefits – from recharging to reconnecting with family and friends, and encountering new people, places and experiences. ... Continue reading

Balancing Scooter Market for Law Enforcement and Security - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Balancing Scooter Market for Law Enforcement and Security - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the balancing scooter market for law enforcement and security from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the balancing scooter market for law enforcement and se ... Continue reading

Tire Rack Street Survival - 1000 Schools Visited By 2017

Tire Rack Street Survival - 1000 Schools Visited By 2017

National, nonprofit program is celebrating 15 years of educating teen drivers Greer, S.C. (March 9, 2017) – More than 2,800 teen drivers learned how to drive smarter and safer in 2016 thanks to Tire Rack Street Survival®, a national, nonprofit advanced teen driving program. In 2017, Tire Rack Street Survival will ce ... Continue reading

Magna Advanced Technologies Contribute To Maserati Levante

Magna Advanced Technologies Contribute To Maserati Levante

Technologies deliver safety and performance features EYERIS® electronic vision system with 360-degree surround view Fast-reacting Actimax™ transfer case SAILAUF, Germany, March 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. announced today it is supplying camera-based driver assistance systems and all-wheel-drive componen ... Continue reading

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