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WEEGO Goes National With Keystone Distribution Deal

WEEGO Goes National With Keystone Distribution Deal

WESTAMPTON, N.J. (Mar. 13, 2017) - Weego is charging up its distribution channels. ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review

By Dan Poler Senior Editor Colorado Bureau The Auto Channel It snowed on Sunday. Not a lot, maybe eight inches or so. ... Continue reading

Okinawa Prepares to Host First Japanese Routes Asia

Okinawa Prepares to Host First Japanese Routes Asia

MANCHESTER, England, March 13, 2017 -- Okinawa will host the first Japanese Routes Asia air service development forum this weekend (19-21 March) to boost international transport connections.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150730/250177LOGO ) Now in its 15th year, Routes Asia brings together airline ... Continue reading

Connected Car Market 2017-2022: Hardware (Semiconductor Components, and Connectivity ICs- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Cellular) & Application (Telematics, Infotainment, and Combined) - Research and Markets

Connected Car Market 2017-2022: Hardware (Semiconductor Components, and Connectivity ICs- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & Cellular) & Application (Telematics, Infotainment, and Combined) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Connected Car Market by Hardware (Semiconductor Components, and Connectivity ICs- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular), Application (Telematics, Infotainment, and Combined Telematics & Infotainment), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022" report to their offe ... Continue reading

FCA Honored as 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

FCA Honored as 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 13, 2017 -- FCA has been selected as a winner in the 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards by corporate growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The annual awards recognize manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. ... Continue reading

Global CNG and LPG Vehicle Market 2017: Size, Share, Developments, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets

Global CNG and LPG Vehicle Market 2017: Size, Share, Developments, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global CNG and LPG Vehicle Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. The major reasons for the growth of global CNG and LPG vehicle market includes federal and state government policies fostering the de ... Continue reading

Jeep Jamboree USA Names Magellan Official Navigation Partner for Second Year

Jeep Jamboree USA Names Magellan Official Navigation Partner for Second Year

SAN DIMAS, Calif., March 13, 2017 -- Magellan is excited to announce that it has been named the official navigation partner of Jeep Jamboree USA for the second year in a row. As Jeep Jamboree's official navigation partner, Magellan will assist in educational seminars and product training events on its off-road navigat ... Continue reading

State Of Washington Produces New, Highly Secure, ID Cards And Driver Licenses

State Of Washington Produces New, Highly Secure, ID Cards And Driver Licenses

OLYMPIA, Wash., March 13, 2017 -- The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) deployed its new State Identification (IDs) and Driver License (DLs) system with its partner Valid USA based in Lisle, IL. It includes back office functions and pilot sites at DOL Shelton and Lacey offices. ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota 86 Special Edition

2017 Toyota 86 Special Edition

Torrance, Calif., March 13, 2017 – The 2017 Toyota 86 will turn more heads than ever with the new 860 Special Edition that adds stand-out styling, premium features and performance technology. “The 86 is recognized by enthusiasts for its impressive driving performance and its value-oriented price tag,” said John M ... Continue reading

Intel "Real Serious" About Autonomous Cars; Buys Mobileye For $15.3 Billion

Intel "Real Serious" About Autonomous Cars; Buys Mobileye For $15.3 Billion

JERUSALEM Intel (INTC.O) agreed to buy Israeli driverless car-technology firm Mobileye (MBLY.N) for $15.3 billion on Monday, positioning itself for a dominant role in the fast-moving autonomous-driving sector. The $63.54-per-share cash deal marks the largest purchase of a company solely focused on the self-driving sect ... Continue reading

AB Volvo publishes 2016 Annual and Sustainability Report

AB Volvo publishes 2016 Annual and Sustainability Report

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, Mar 13, 2017 -- Today, Monday, March 13, 2017, AB Volvo publishes its 2016 Annual and Sustainability Report on www.volvogroup.com. Also this year the sustainability reporting is an integrated part of the Annual and Sustainability Report, which is focusing on the Volvo Group's ability to create value ... Continue reading

Automotive Hybrid Transmission System Market Will Post a Staggering CAGR of Almost 18% until 2021: Technavio

Automotive Hybrid Transmission System Market Will Post a Staggering CAGR of Almost 18% until 2021: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive hybrid transmission 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 automotive hybrid transmission system market from ... Continue reading

FCA Honored as 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

FCA Honored as 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 13, 2017 -- FCA has been selected as a winner in the 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Awards by corporate growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The annual awards recognize manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. ... Continue reading

General Motors Recognized for $1 Million Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

General Motors Recognized for $1 Million Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized General Motors (GM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, for supporting Red Cross disaster relief at home and around the world through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual donation of $1 million. ADGP memb ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Stereo Camera Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Global Automotive Stereo Camera Market - Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive stereo camera 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 automotive stereo camera market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

New Disney World-Area Resort Opens: The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando

New Disney World-Area Resort Opens: The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando

All-suite destination resort just minutes from Walt Disney World® opens first phase with initial taste of accommodations, recreation and dining amenities; distinctive location helps create new type of hotel experience in Orlando, Florida ORLANDO, Fla., March 13, 2017 -- The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando opened its first ... Continue reading

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Gainesville, Raceway, Gainesville, Fla.

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Gainesville, Raceway, Gainesville, Fla.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES - SOUTHEAST DIVISION Contact: NHRA Field Marketing (626) 914-4761 MEYER AND MARTIN RACE TO WINS IN NHRA LUCAS OIL SERIES GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Megan Meyer and Ray Martin raced to victory at this weekend's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Gainesville Raceway. ... Continue reading

U-CAR Champion and Hometown Hero Ronnie Jones Making Jump to Mini Stocks at SNMP

U-CAR Champion and Hometown Hero Ronnie Jones Making Jump to Mini Stocks at SNMP

U-CAR Champion and Hometown Hero Ronnie Jones Making Jump to Mini Stocks [image: Inline image 1] *Ronnie "Buckshot" Jones celebrates a victory at Southern National Motorsports Park back in 2016. (Photo credit: Andy Marquis/Southern National Motorsports Park)* Ronnie “Buckshot�?? Jones has been a fixture at S ... Continue reading

Appointments to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Appointments to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

OTTAWA, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to an open, transparent and merit-based selection process for Governor in Council appointments that serve Canadians' interests. In keeping with this commitment, the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions, and the Minister respon ... Continue reading

Axalta Coating Systems to Present Nap-Gard Advancements at NACE Corrosion 2017

Axalta Coating Systems to Present Nap-Gard Advancements at NACE Corrosion 2017

Axalta will showcase its pipeline industry coating solutions at the NACE Corrosion conference and exposition on March 26-30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo: Axalta) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Axalta will showcase its pipeline industry coating solutions at t ... Continue reading

Boeing, CDB Aviation Lease Finance Announce Order for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing, CDB Aviation Lease Finance Announce Order for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes

DUBLIN, March 13, 2017 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) announced an order today for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $3.3 billion at current list prices, was previously unidentified on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. ... Continue reading

Chrysler Brand Introduces PacifiPuppy Foley to Launch New Social Initiative in Partnership with Canine Companions for Independence's 'Give a Dog a Job' Campaign

Chrysler Brand Introduces PacifiPuppy Foley to Launch New Social Initiative in Partnership with Canine Companions for Independence's 'Give a Dog a Job' Campaign

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 13, 2017 -- The Chrysler brand's new social initiative in partnership with Canine Companions for Independence® and its "Give a Dog a Job" campaign will help raise awareness and support to provide assistance dogs for children, veterans and adults with disabilities Fans can follow Canine Compa ... Continue reading

FCP Euro signs on as Premier Sponsor of BMW CCA Club Racing

FCP Euro signs on as Premier Sponsor of BMW CCA Club Racing

MILFORD, Conn., March 13, 2017 -- "BMW Car Club of America (BMW CCA) Club Racing is proud to announce a new Premier Sponsor for the 2017 Club Racing season," announced Gary Davis, National Chairman, BMW CCA Club Racing. FCP Euro is an online retailer of OE, OEM, and genuine auto parts for European cars, specializing in ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Direct Drive Motor Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 202% Through 2021, Reports Technavio

Global Automotive Direct Drive Motor Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 202% Through 2021, Reports Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive direct drive motor (DDM) market from 2017-2021. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive direct drive motor (DDM) market from 2017-2 ... Continue reading

Re. A Literary Monument to the Porsche 959

Re. A Literary Monument to the Porsche 959

Hi Carey, Following up to see if you had a chance to check out *PORSCHE 959*, a new exquisitely-produced book from publishers *Delius Klasing.* The fascinating boxed set is a literary monument to the Porsche 959 that is still breathtaking 30 years after its first roll-out. Readers will be taken through the history of o ... Continue reading

Together for Safer Roads Names Greg Martin as COO & Executive Director

Together for Safer Roads Names Greg Martin as COO & Executive Director

Greg Martin, Together for Safer Roads Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Greg Martin, Together for Safer Roads Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Th ... Continue reading

Transmission Fluids Market Worth 8.43 Billion USD by 2021

Transmission Fluids Market Worth 8.43 Billion USD by 2021

PUNE, India, March 13, 2017 -- The report "Transmission Fluids Market by Type (Automatic Transmission Fluid/ATF, Manual Transmission Fluid/MTF, CVT, DCT), Base Oil (Mineral, Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic), End-Use Industry (Automotive, Off-Road Vehicle) - Global Forecast to 2021" published by MarketsandMarkets, the globa ... Continue reading

Infiniti Dealerships Can Boost Sales and Customer Retention Using Big Data Analytics

Infiniti Dealerships Can Boost Sales and Customer Retention Using Big Data Analytics

NEW YORK, March 13, 2017 -- Infiniti is a leader in introducing world-first technologies into its luxury vehicles. A new layer is being added to its portfolio as they look to boost sales and attract more drivers through implementation of predictive analytics. ... Continue reading

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

NHTSA March 6-13 2017 - Big Deal Recalls; Nissan, Porsche, Lincoln, Volvo, BMW, AEV, Others +VIDEO

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall. ... Continue reading

2017 Outlook of Global MD and HD Trucks Market: Truck-as-a-Service Business Model Creating Sustainable Revenue Opportunities and Transforming Both Developed and Mature Markets - Research and Markets

2017 Outlook of Global MD and HD Trucks Market: Truck-as-a-Service Business Model Creating Sustainable Revenue Opportunities and Transforming Both Developed and Mature Markets - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2017 Outlook of Global MD and HD Trucks Market" report to their offering. 2017 will be a year like no other in global commercial vehicle industry. ... Continue reading

$6.59 Billion Car Door Latch Market 2017 by Application, Lock Type, Vehicle Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets

$6.59 Billion Car Door Latch Market 2017 by Application, Lock Type, Vehicle Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Car Door Latch Market by Application (Side Door Latch, Hood Latch, Tailgate Latch, and Back Seat Latch), Lock Type (Electronic and Non-Electronic), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle) and Region - Global Forecast to 2021" report to t ... Continue reading

Auto/Steel Partnership Appoints John K. Catterall As Executive Director

Auto/Steel Partnership Appoints John K. Catterall As Executive Director

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 13, 2017 -- The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP), a thirty-year collaboration of auto companies and steelmakers, announced today John K. Catterall, an automotive engineering veteran in body structure, chassis and closure applications, has been named executive director of the organization. The A/S ... Continue reading

Axalta Coating Systems Announces $675 Million Share Repurchase Program Authorization

Axalta Coating Systems Announces $675 Million Share Repurchase Program Authorization

PHILADELPHIA—Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (“Axalta”), a leading global coatings company, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a common share repurchase program of up to $675 million. ... Continue reading

Carnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry

Carnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry

MIAMI, March 13, 2017 -- Carnival Corporation & plc , the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that it is expanding the commercial maritime industry's first and most technologically advanced Fleet Operations Centers with the opening of a new facility in Seattle. The company's first Fleet Operations ... Continue reading

Castrol® Announces Multi-Year NFL Sponsorship Extension

Castrol® Announces Multi-Year NFL Sponsorship Extension

WAYNE, N.J., March 13, 2017 -- Castrol® announced today that it has extended its multi-year sponsorship agreement with the National Football League (NFL) and renewed its status as the league's official motor oil sponsor. "Castrol is excited to continue our multi-year partnership with the NFL that started in 2010," sa ... Continue reading

Caterpillar to Participate in J.P. Morgan 2017 Conference on March 15; Webcast Available

Caterpillar to Participate in J.P. Morgan 2017 Conference on March 15; Webcast Available

PEORIA, Ill., March 13, 2017 -- Caterpillar Inc. Director of Investor Relations Amy Campbell will speak at J.P. Morgan 2017 Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. EDT. ... Continue reading

Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World’s Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year

Corporate Responsibility Puts Ford Among World’s Most Ethical Companies for Eighth Straight Year

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail DEARBORN, Mich.—With its focus on being a good corporate citizen, Ford Motor Company has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the eighth straight ... Continue reading

Cunard Debuts 2019 Winter Programme: Oceans of Discovery, by Cunard & 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages

Cunard Debuts 2019 Winter Programme: Oceans of Discovery, by Cunard & 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages

Sailings feature intercontinental Grand Voyages, Regional explorations and Full-World Voyages Bookings open for Cunard World Club members on March 28, 2017 and open for public bookings beginning March 29, 2017 2018-2019 Fleet Voyages to include additional Transatlantic Crossings and Caribbean & Atlantic Islands Voyages ... Continue reading

DAT Freight Index: Strong February Spot Truckload Volumes, Rates Rise at Month's End

DAT Freight Index: Strong February Spot Truckload Volumes, Rates Rise at Month's End

PORTLAND, Ore., March 13, 2017 -- Total freight volume was 48 percent higher last month than in February 2016, although the DAT North American Freight Index fell 13 percent and spot truckload rates softened in February compared to January. An influx of capacity from contract carriers held down spot van and refrigerate ... Continue reading

Delphi One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Fifth Straight Year

Delphi One of World's Most Ethical Companies for Fifth Straight Year

GILLINGHAM, England, March 13, 2017 -- Delphi  has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company®. "Every day and in every location around the world, Delphi and our people strive to operate wi ... Continue reading

Drivers, Vehicles are Critical Extensions of Your Brand, Former Harley-Davidson Exec Tells Lytx User Group Conference Attendees

Drivers, Vehicles are Critical Extensions of Your Brand, Former Harley-Davidson Exec Tells Lytx User Group Conference Attendees

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2017 -- Your company's reputation can be its strongest competitive advantage, and each driver and vehicle in your fleet has the ability to build it up, or, with one bad, high-profile collision, tear it down to its bone, according to Ken Schmidt, former director of communications for Harley-Davidso ... Continue reading

Embracing Green Practices from Ford, Suppliers Showcase Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing

Embracing Green Practices from Ford, Suppliers Showcase Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing

DEARBORN, Mich.—As manufacturing continues to become greener, Ford Motor Company is going further to shrink its environmental footprint by sharing even more leading sustainability practices with its suppliers around the globe. The Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) is part of Ford’s commitment to creating ... Continue reading

Innovation in Diverse, Fast Moving and High-Profile Sectors for ON Semiconductor at Embedded World

Innovation in Diverse, Fast Moving and High-Profile Sectors for ON Semiconductor at Embedded World

NUREMBERG, Germany—Embedded World 2017 – Hall 4A, Stand 110 - ON Semiconductor , driving energy efficient innovations, will focus on technologies for three of the highest-profile and fastest moving sectors of the electronics industry at this year’s Embedded World exhibition with demonstrations around solutions an ... Continue reading

Irving Shipbuilding selects Rosborough Boats to supply Multi-Role Rescue Boats for AOPS vessels

Irving Shipbuilding selects Rosborough Boats to supply Multi-Role Rescue Boats for AOPS vessels

National Shipbuilding Strategy provides global growth opportunity for third-generation Nova Scotia boat builder Note to editors: Media availability and photo opportunity at 11 am Atlantic (10 am Eastern) at Rosborough Boats, 1248 St Margaret's Bay Rd, Beechville, NS B3T 1A7. HALIFAX, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Irving Shipb ... Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Upgrades Flying Intelligence Testbed

Lockheed Martin Upgrades Flying Intelligence Testbed

DENVER, March 13, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin's manned airborne testbed, the Airborne Multi-INT Lab (AML), has been enhanced to expedite its ability to deliver decision-quality intelligence. The AML is utilized to experiment with combinations of sensors, systems and technologies to help customers develop ways to support a ... Continue reading

Motor Vehicles Companies in China - Research and Markets

Motor Vehicles Companies in China - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Motor Vehicles Companies in China" report to their offering. This study focuses on China's Motor Vehicles industry assessments and company profiles. ... Continue reading

Nexen Tire Revamps its Global Website

Nexen Tire Revamps its Global Website

Nexen Tire revamps their website to serve as a content hub and bolster its digital capability SEOUL, South Korea, March 13, 2017 -- Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, announced the launch of its redesigned global website today, designed with digital in mind foremost. Through the renewed website, visitors ... Continue reading

Oshkosh Corporation Named as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute

Oshkosh Corporation Named as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute

OSHKOSH, Wis.—Oshkosh Corporation , a 100 Year Strong leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical businesses, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. Thi ... Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Named Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Second Year in a Row

Royal Caribbean Named Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Second Year in a Row

MIAMI, March 13, 2017 -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company®.  This is the second year in a row Royal Caribbean has been recognized in the Lodging, ... Continue reading

Schnitzer Named as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Third Consecutive Year

Schnitzer Named as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Third Consecutive Year

PORTLAND, Ore.—Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. Recognition honors those companies who lead with integrity and align principle with action ... Continue reading

Silicon Mobility Announced OLEA® LIB and OLEA® APP, software content favoring longer battery range, faster charging time and the adoption of lighter/smaller battery and eMotor for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle

Silicon Mobility Announced OLEA® LIB and OLEA® APP, software content favoring longer battery range, faster charging time and the adoption of lighter/smaller battery and eMotor for Hybrid and Electric Vehicle

OLEA LIB (Graphic: Business Wire) Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? OLEA LIB (Graphic: Business Wire) Small Preview Thumbnail OLEA APP (Graphic: Business Wire) Small Preview Thumbnail SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France—Silicon Mobility, the technology leader developing semiconductor soluti ... Continue reading

TravelInsurance.com Research Finds that Comparing Travel Insurance Coverage is an Easy Way to Save Money and Improve Protection

TravelInsurance.com Research Finds that Comparing Travel Insurance Coverage is an Easy Way to Save Money and Improve Protection

NEW YORK, March 13, 2017 -- Travel insurance should be an essential part of your vacation planning. Yet after hours spent researching destinations, air travel and hotel rates it's too often an afterthought; a "take-it-or-leave-it" click during checkout on one of the major travel sites. ... Continue reading

2017 Detroit Auto Show Analysis Crossovers and SUVs Dominate; 15 New Models Among 26 New Releases

2017 Detroit Auto Show Analysis Crossovers and SUVs Dominate; 15 New Models Among 26 New Releases

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2017 North American International Auto Show Highlights" report to their offering. This growth insight presents strategic content from the 2017 North American International Auto Show, which was held in Detroit from Jan. ... Continue reading

Auto Steel Partnership announces new executive director

Auto Steel Partnership announces new executive director

Good morning - Today, the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP), a thirty-year collaboration of auto companies and steelmakers, announced John K. Catterall, an automotive engineering veteran in body structure, chassis and closure applications, has been named executive director of the organization. The A/SP leverages the intell ... Continue reading

Indian Motorcycle Introduces Limited Edition Jack Daniel's Indian Chieftain

Indian Motorcycle Introduces Limited Edition Jack Daniel's Indian Chieftain

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2017 -- Indian Motorcycle, America's first motorcycle company, and the Jack Daniel Distillery, America's first registered distillery, today announced the availability of a Limited Edition Jack Daniel's® Indian® Chieftain®. The new custom-inspired Chieftain marks the second year the two iconic ... Continue reading

RightHook Simulation Platform for Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

RightHook Simulation Platform for Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 13, 2017 -- RightHook, developer of self-driving vehicle simulation technologies, today announced its first product, Similr, the world's first commercial software platform for testing autonomous vehicles in a virtual world. The United States has over 30,000 preventable road deaths a year, and a ... Continue reading

Global auto sales continue to strengthen in 2017: Scotiabank

Global auto sales continue to strengthen in 2017: Scotiabank

TORONTO, March 13, 2017 - Global car sales continued to move higher in the opening month of 2017, even as most automakers reported lower sales in China due to an increase in the sales tax applicable on small vehicles with 1.6L or smaller engines. Global purchases advanced 3% above a year earlier in January as volumes i ... Continue reading

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