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BFGoodrich® Tires Launches 2017 Outstanding Trails Program

BFGoodrich® Tires Launches 2017 Outstanding Trails Program

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 13, 2017 -- BFGoodrich® Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four quali ... Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years, Toyota rolls out welcome mat, announces visitor center

Celebrating 10 years, Toyota rolls out welcome mat, announces visitor center

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss., April 13, 2017 -- Toyota is rolling out the welcome mat at its Blue Springs manufacturing facility. The automaker today announced it will build a nearly $10 million visitor and interactive training center that will offer public tours showcasing how nearly 2,000 Mississippians produce ever-better C ... Continue reading

Global Connected Car Market Outlook 2017-2022 - Research and Markets

Global Connected Car Market Outlook 2017-2022 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Connected Car Market Outlook, 2017" report to their offering. The 2017 connected car outlook offers a 360-degree perspective of the global connected car market, answering questions such as: Where are the avenues for growth opportunities? What trend ... Continue reading

Karma Automotive Completes Acquisition of New Global Headquarters

Karma Automotive Completes Acquisition of New Global Headquarters

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 13, 2017 -- Karma Automotive announced today details regarding its new global headquarters at 9950 Jeronimo Road in Irvine, CA. The 260,000-square-foot building will initially house 600 employees. ... Continue reading

NASA Missions Provide New Insights into 'Ocean Worlds' in Our Solar System

NASA Missions Provide New Insights into 'Ocean Worlds' in Our Solar System

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two veteran NASA missions are providing new details about icy, ocean-bearing moons of Jupiter and Saturn, further heightening the scientific interest of these and other "ocean worlds" in our solar system and beyond. The findings are presented in papers published Th ... Continue reading

New York State Legislators and Alliance Combating Distracted Driving Seek Progress in Combating Distracted Driving Epidemic with Legislation and “Textalyzer” Prototype

New York State Legislators and Alliance Combating Distracted Driving Seek Progress in Combating Distracted Driving Epidemic with Legislation and “Textalyzer” Prototype

ALBANY, N.Y.—New York State Senator Terrence Murphy (R-Westchester) and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix Ortiz (D-Kings), alongside representatives of the Alliance Combating Distracted Driving, today announced an aggressive push for New York’s “Evan’s Law” (Senate Bill S2306/Assembly Bill A3955). This first o ... Continue reading

Ohio children to receive more than 10,000 free bike helmets, Promoting Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month May 2017

Ohio children to receive more than 10,000 free bike helmets, Promoting Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Month May 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 13, 2017 -- A record-breaking number of free bicycle helmets will be going to children across Ohio this spring thanks to a continued partnership between the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP). More than 10,000 bicycle helmets wi ... Continue reading

Polaris Voluntarily Recalls Certain Off-Road Vehicles

Polaris Voluntarily Recalls Certain Off-Road Vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS—Polaris Industries Inc. today announced, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, that the Company is voluntarily recalling certain model year 2015 RANGER 900s due to faulty fasteners on a heat shield, which could cause the shield to fall off the vehicle, as well as certain model y ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring Review By John Heilig

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring ENGINE: 2.0-liter DOHC I-4 TRANSMISSION: ECVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 212 total horsepower/232 net lb.-ft. torque WHEELBASE: 109.3 in. ... Continue reading

2017 Honda CR-V Takes Home AutoGuide.com Reader's Choice Utility Vehicle of the Year Award

2017 Honda CR-V Takes Home AutoGuide.com Reader's Choice Utility Vehicle of the Year Award

The all-new 2017 Honda CR-V was recognized as the Reader's Choice Utility Vehicle of the Year by AutoGuide.com, adding to an already impressive accolade collection. The 2017 CR-V is the fifth-generation model of the best-selling SUV and this year marks its 20th anniversary. ... Continue reading

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Best Minivan in Popular Mechanics' Automotive Excellence Awards +VIDEO

All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Best Minivan in Popular Mechanics' Automotive Excellence Awards +VIDEO

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the best minivan in Popular Mechanics' annual Automotive Excellence Awards. To select the award winners, Popular Mechanics editors drive all the relevant class contenders over the course of the year, then pick the vehicle that they feel transcends the competition. ... Continue reading

Volvo Celebrates Its 90th Birthday In April With The Production Of The First New XC60 SUV +VIDEO

Volvo Celebrates Its 90th Birthday In April With The Production Of The First New XC60 SUV +VIDEO

Volvo will this month start production of its new XC60 mid-size SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden. The new XC60 will leave the factory 90 years to the month after the first-ever Volvo, the ÖV4, saw the light of day on 14th April 1927. ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Soul ! Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Kia Soul ! Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

A Turbo Hamster! What's not to like? DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Kia’s fun, funky, and functional Soul gets its most major update since its debut back in model year 2010 — a 201-horsepower turbocharged engine in the premium ! (Exclaim) model. That handily beats the 130 from the base model’s 1.6-liter en ... Continue reading

2017 Shanghai Motor Show: Citroen's SUV Offensive

2017 Shanghai Motor Show: Citroen's SUV Offensive

Citroën confirms its worldwide offensive in the SUV segment with the presentation of two new models at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show. C5 Aircross makes its global debut, alongside the C-Aircross Concept that previews the brand’s future compact SUV: C3 Aircross. ... Continue reading

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