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Mercedes-Benz Cars at Auto Shanghai 2017: World premiere of the new S-Class

Mercedes-Benz Cars at Auto Shanghai 2017: World premiere of the new S-Class

Fuel consumption combined: 9.3 – 8.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 209 - 203 g/km Shanghai. Mercedes-Benz is demonstrating its innovative strength at this year’s Auto Shanghai. ... Continue reading

Lamborghini Huracán Performante and Aventador S Debut in Asia at Auto Shanghai 2017

Lamborghini Huracán Performante and Aventador S Debut in Asia at Auto Shanghai 2017

Sant’Agata Bolognese/Shanghai, 19 April 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini presents at Auto Shanghai 2017 four models. The Lamborghini Huracán Performante and the Aventador S make their premieres in Asia. ... Continue reading

Honda To Build $124 Million Advanced Wind Tunnel In Ohio USA

Honda To Build $124 Million Advanced Wind Tunnel In Ohio USA

•Project will lead to advances in product development and enhanced testing for production and race vehicles •New facility to be located at Transportation Research Center (TRC) in Ohio MARYSVILLE, OH Apr 20, 2017; Honda today announced a new investment of $124 million to establish a multifunctional aeroacoustic wind ... Continue reading

Oh Canada - All-In Price Advertising - It's Buyers Right!

Oh Canada - All-In Price Advertising - It's Buyers Right!

Regulator launches consumer awareness campaign to protect car buyers TORONTO, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's regulator of vehicle sales has launched a province-wide multi-media campaign to increase awareness of All-in Price Advertising. "Since 2010 car-buyers have had right to all-in price advertising," explained Ter ... Continue reading

Dino Bernacchi New Mazda Chief Marketing Officer for U.S. Operations

Dino Bernacchi New Mazda Chief Marketing Officer for U.S. Operations

IRVINE, Calif. (April 20, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced the appointment of Dino Bernacchi, 47, to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the company’s U.S. operations. ... Continue reading

American Plasma Energy Group to Announce Acquisition of Exclusive US License from Plasma Igniter

American Plasma Energy Group to Announce Acquisition of Exclusive US License from Plasma Igniter

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2017 -- American Plasma Energy Group (APEG) announced today that it signed initial documents for acquisition of the exclusive license to manufacture and commercialize the revolutionary Coaxial Cavity Resonator Ignition System (CCRIS) from Plasma Igniter, LLC. This license is for United States Aut ... Continue reading

Argus Cyber Security Solutions Shortlisted for 2017 TU-Automotive Awards for Third Consecutive Year

Argus Cyber Security Solutions Shortlisted for 2017 TU-Automotive Awards for Third Consecutive Year

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 20, 2017 -- Argus Cyber Security announced today that two of their solution suites, Argus Connectivity Protection and Argus In-Vehicle Network Protection with ECU Fingerprinting, were among the five shortlisted by TU-Automotive for the 2017 Best Auto Cybersecurity Product or Service Award categ ... Continue reading

PPK Launches First Rounds of Florida Lottery Work

PPK Launches First Rounds of Florida Lottery Work

TAMPA, Fla., April 20, 2017 -- Since taking over the $150 million Florida Lottery account in November of 2016, Tampa advertising agency, PPK, has been hard at work, creating multiple product-focused campaigns for the nation's second-largest lottery. To date, PPK has produced work for the new CASH4LIFE Draw Game, the 10 ... Continue reading

Technical Reports on Trucks & Other Vehicles Equities -- PACCAR, Wabash National, Oshkosh, and Navistar

Technical Reports on Trucks & Other Vehicles Equities -- PACCAR, Wabash National, Oshkosh, and Navistar

NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 -- Operators in the Trucks and Other Vehicles industry design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of trucks, including warehouse trucks, RVs, emergency vehicles, military vehicles, and other specialty vehicles. Ahead of today's trading session, Stock-Callers.com recalls the performances o ... Continue reading

WestJet announces intent to launch ultra-low-cost carrier

WestJet announces intent to launch ultra-low-cost carrier

CALGARY, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced its intention to launch a new, ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) in Canada subject to agreement with its pilots and any required regulatory approvals. Service is expected to start in late 2017 with an initial fleet of 10 high-density Boeing 737-800s designed by the a ... Continue reading

Qoros Debuts Its Super EV at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Qoros Debuts Its Super EV at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

SHANGHAI, April 20, 2017 -- Qoros Automotive Co., Ltd. (Qoros Auto) is showcasing the progress of its two-pronged strategy highlighted by an array of world-class products at Auto Shanghai 2017 (Shanghai Auto Show). The Qoros booth sees the Qoros Model K-EV, a high-performance electric vehicle (EV), taking center stage. ... Continue reading

BC's First Exclusive Electric Vehicle Rental Service Launches

BC's First Exclusive Electric Vehicle Rental Service Launches

MEDIA INVITE: EV Rentals Offers Consumers Sustainable Car Rental Options RICHMOND, BC, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - After blazing a trail as the owner of one of B.C.'s first green printing businesses, Jason Gagné will launch Western Canada's first car rental location that exclusively uses Electric Vehicles (EV). EV is commo ... Continue reading

Dallas is Home to Carvana’s Newest Car Vending Machine

Dallas is Home to Carvana’s Newest Car Vending Machine

Carvana's Frisco, Texas Car Vending Machine stands eight stories tall, contains four delivery bays and holds up to 30 cars. Upon completing the entire vehicle purchase process online, customers can opt to pick up their vehicle from the new Frisco Car Vending Machine, or choose to receive as-soon-as-next-day delivery se ... Continue reading

Faurecia Employee Recognized as Leading Woman in Manufacturing with 2017 STEP Ahead Award

Faurecia Employee Recognized as Leading Woman in Manufacturing with 2017 STEP Ahead Award

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 20, 2017 -- Faurecia announced today that senior launch and engineering manager Stephanie Hayes has received the 2017 STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute in recognition of her excellence and leadership in the manufacturing indus ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Automatic Tire Inflation System (ATIS) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 29.2%, 2017-2021 with CODA Development, Good Year, Meritor & MICHELIN Dominating - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Automatic Tire Inflation System (ATIS) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 29.2%, 2017-2021 with CODA Development, Good Year, Meritor & MICHELIN Dominating - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Automatic Tire Inflation System (ATIS) Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global automotive automatic tire inflation system market to grow at a CAGR of 29.2% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Electric Vehicle Motor (EVM) Controller Market to Grow at a CAGR of 42.51% by 2021 - Growing Adoption of SiC & GaN - Research and Markets

Global Electric Vehicle Motor (EVM) Controller Market to Grow at a CAGR of 42.51% by 2021 - Growing Adoption of SiC & GaN - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electric Vehicle Motor (EVM) Controller Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global electric vehicle motor controllers market to grow at a CAGR of 42.51% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Innovations in Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, and Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication 2017 - Research and Markets

Innovations in Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, and Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Innovations in Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, and Vehicle-to-vehicle Communication" report to their offering. This issue of Automotive and Transportation TOE profiles key developments in connected cars and V2V communication, including autonomous veh ... Continue reading

International Truck Launches RH™ Series

International Truck Launches RH™ Series

MONTREAL, April 20, 2017 -- International Truck today launched the International® RH™ Series, its new Class 8 regional haul tractor powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine, designed to deliver best-in-class uptime, improved visibility, and outstanding fuel economy. "The new International RH Series continue ... Continue reading

Iteris Awarded Connected Vehicle Technology Review Study for Orange County Transportation Authority

Iteris Awarded Connected Vehicle Technology Review Study for Orange County Transportation Authority

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Iteris, Inc. , the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, today announced the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has engaged with the company to conduct a Vehicle-to-Infrastructure State of the Practice Review. The study will cover connected vehicle techn ... Continue reading

Lotus Exige Cup 380: King of road and race

Lotus Exige Cup 380: King of road and race

https://eu.vocuspr.com/Publish/3296311/vcsPRAsset_3296311_64635_072cdec1-4053-4f6a-8e69-114e1f085f79_0.jpg  20th April 2017 LOTUS EXIGE CUP 380: KING OF ROAD AND RACE · The fastest to, from, and around the race track · 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds · Dry Weight from 1,057 kg · Dramatic bodywork revisio ... Continue reading

Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company to Host 2017 HACR CEO Roundtable

Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company to Host 2017 HACR CEO Roundtable

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is proud to announce that Mark Fields, President & CEO of Ford Motor Company will be the Host Sponsor of the 11th Annual HACR CEO Roundtable. The event, which will take place on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, ... Continue reading

Maxion Wheels Market Leading Commercial Vehicle Steel Wheels on Display at Automechanika Dubai 2017

Maxion Wheels Market Leading Commercial Vehicle Steel Wheels on Display at Automechanika Dubai 2017

KONIGSWINTER, Germany—Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, announced today its participation in this year’s Automechanika Dubai show from May 7-9, 2017 in Hall 7/Booth 7-E22. Customers and visitors to the Maxion Wheels exhibit will have the opportunity to learn more about the state-of-the-art co ... Continue reading

Meritor® Appoints Myers Diesel Repair as Partner in Meritor Service Point Program

Meritor® Appoints Myers Diesel Repair as Partner in Meritor Service Point Program

TROY, Mich., April 20, 2017 -- Meritor, Inc. today announced that Myers Diesel Repair of Bakersfield, California is an approved service partner for the Meritor Service Point program. Myers joins Meritor's growing list of approved service points and is the second partner added to the program in the last 60 days. ... Continue reading

More Than 200,000 Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Broward County As A Result Of Largest Auto Safety Recall In U.S. History

More Than 200,000 Defective Airbag Inflators Remain Unrepaired In Broward County As A Result Of Largest Auto Safety Recall In U.S. History

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of thousands of Broward County residents are driving recalled vehicles with dangerously defective airbag inflators that could blast shrapnel into the passenger compartment upon impact. ... Continue reading

NACE Automechanika Chicago exhibitors increase reach through scholarships and Partner Rewards Program

NACE Automechanika Chicago exhibitors increase reach through scholarships and Partner Rewards Program

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 20, 2017 -- Companies across the automotive industry are working together to bring no-cost training at NACE Automechanika Chicago to as many automotive professionals as possible. Using scholarships and co-marketing programs to extend their reach, these companies are capitalizing on opportun ... Continue reading

Nevada Museum Recently Honored With Two NAAMY Awards at the 2017 National Association of Automobile Museums' Conference

Nevada Museum Recently Honored With Two NAAMY Awards at the 2017 National Association of Automobile Museums' Conference

Recently Honored With Two NAAMY Awards at the 2017 National Association of Automobile Museums' Conference [4dd690303c1f1946eb3dbf463c93.jpg](https://www.newswire.com/files/56/cb/6986274408165e3176f1c8be5a22.jpg) National Association of Automobile Museums' NAAMY Awards recognizes excellence of non-profit automotive muse ... Continue reading

News from Mercedes-Benz Vans - Mercedes-Benz Vans lends its support to Milton Keynes hospice charity

News from Mercedes-Benz Vans - Mercedes-Benz Vans lends its support to Milton Keynes hospice charity

[cid:image005.jpg@01D2B9E3.54555940] Date: 20 April 2017 [cid:image006.jpg@01D2B9E3.54555940] Helping out: Willen Hospice staff with their new Mercedes-Benz Vito. From left: Nursing Auxiliary Julia Hall, Senior Sister Sally Leverett, Nursing Auxiliary Chris Potts and Estates Manager Anton Faber Mercedes-Benz Vans lends ... Continue reading

Omadi and TomTom Telematics Provide Seamless Integration to Improve Towing Efficiencies

Omadi and TomTom Telematics Provide Seamless Integration to Improve Towing Efficiencies

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, April 20, 2017 -- Omadi, Inc., a custom mobile technology leader of towing software and TomTom Telematics, one of the world's leading telematics solution providers announced a collaboration in the US to improve towing efficiencies. This alliance enhances their current integration by providing cus ... Continue reading

Outlook of Select ASEAN Automotive Markets 2016-2017: Focus on Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand - Research and Markets

Outlook of Select ASEAN Automotive Markets 2016-2017: Focus on Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Outlook of Select ASEAN Automotive Markets - Forecast to 2017" report to their offering. This study aims to provide a detailed overview and analysis of the trends in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) automotive market, with a focus on tre ... Continue reading

Penske Truck Leasing Collects Fifth Straight U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

Penske Truck Leasing Collects Fifth Straight U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

READING, Pa., April 20, 2017 -- Penske Truck Leasing has, for the fifth straight year, been given the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Penske is one of nine organizations to receive this honor. The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by t ... Continue reading

PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 40 Cents Per Share

PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 40 Cents Per Share

PITTSBURGH—The board of directors of PPG today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, payable June 12 to shareholders of record May 10. This marks the company’s 475th consecutive dividend payment. ... Continue reading

QuoteWizard Launches CarrierCompare, Comprehensive Car Insurance Comparison Tool

QuoteWizard Launches CarrierCompare, Comprehensive Car Insurance Comparison Tool

SEATTLE—With consumers facing seemingly endless options for car insurance providers, QuoteWizard (quotewizard.com), an online insurance comparison marketplace, today introduced CarrierCompare, the most comprehensive catalogue of car insurance providers in the marketplace. Available for free at (https://quotewizard.co ... Continue reading

Silversea Christens New Flagship Silver Muse

Silversea Christens New Flagship Silver Muse

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 20, 2017 -- Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea welcomed His Serene Highness the Prince Albert II of Monaco, His Excellency Minister of  State of the Principality, Serge Telle, His Excellency Archbishop of Monaco Barsi, Mr. Peter Greenberg (CBS-TV Travel Editor, Master of Ceremony), Mr. Geof ... Continue reading

Greater New York Students Named 'America's Top Technicians' in National Auto Technology Competition

Greater New York Students Named 'America's Top Technicians' in National Auto Technology Competition

NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 -- Two seniors from H.B. Ward Technical Center High School in Riverhead, NY finished in 1st place at the 2017 National Automotive Technology Competition. The students, John Deluca and Evan Wagner, who can now call themselves 'America's Top Technicians', were sponsored by the Greater New York Au ... Continue reading

Shackleton Returns: Great Grandson of Ernest Shackleton becomes first to drive car across the Antarctic +VIDEO

Shackleton Returns: Great Grandson of Ernest Shackleton becomes first to drive car across the Antarctic +VIDEO

Patrick Bergel, great-grandson of Ernest Shackleton, completed what his Great Grandfather started over 100 years ago by achieving the first crossing of the coldest & driest continent on earth by car 30-day expedition facilitated by Hyundai Motor was undertaken in a 2.2-litre diesel Hyundai Santa Fe with limited modific ... Continue reading

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

The day I took delivery of this week’s test car, a 2017 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription, was the day Volvo announced its successor, the second-generation 2018 XC60, at the New York Auto Show. Instant lame duck? Not really, as the `18 won’t be on sale for a while. ... Continue reading

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