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Friday, April 21, 2017

BRIDGESTONE MID-SEASON SHOOTOUT

BRIDGESTONE MID-SEASON SHOOTOUT

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Air Canada to Operate Biofuel Flights in Support of Environmental Research on Contrails and Emissions

Air Canada to Operate Biofuel Flights in Support of Environmental Research on Contrails and Emissions

MONTREAL, April 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced today its participation in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project (CAAFCER), a research project led by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to test the environmental benefits of biofuel use on contrails. This projec ... Continue reading

ATA Announces Quality Companies as Corporate Partner

ATA Announces Quality Companies as Corporate Partner

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced Quality Companies LLC, a premier industry supplier of fleet leasing, truck and trailer sales, maintenance and business services, as an ATA Corporate Partner. "Fleets are always looking for an assortment of service ... Continue reading

Autoliv Delivers Active Safety to the New Mercedes S-Class

Autoliv Delivers Active Safety to the New Mercedes S-Class

STOCKHOLM,  April 21, 2017 -- Autoliv, Inc. the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, delivers several advanced active safety products to the new Mercedes S-Class, recently premiered at the Shanghai auto show. Through the deliveries to the new S-Class Autoliv continues its relationship with Daimler in active ... Continue reading

Automotive Aftermarket Startups Focus on Service Aggregators, eCommerce Platforms and Telematics to Tap Growth Opportunities

Automotive Aftermarket Startups Focus on Service Aggregators, eCommerce Platforms and Telematics to Tap Growth Opportunities

Innovation and acquisition propel regional and technological penetration for startups, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team SANTA CLARA, California, April 21, 2017 -- The global automotive aftermarket startup ecosystem is witnessing rapid growth. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) such as Toyota, BMW, Tesla, GM ... Continue reading

Axalta Introduces Next Generation Automotive Suspension Coil Spring Coatings

Axalta Introduces Next Generation Automotive Suspension Coil Spring Coatings

Axalta's Alesta® Spring Black is a new hybrid epoxy powder coating that provides flexibility and mechanical resistance as well as superior corrosion resistance. (Photo: Axalta) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Axalta's Alesta® Spring Black is a new hybrid epoxy powder ... Continue reading

CCMP Capital Completes Acquisition of Truck Hero

CCMP Capital Completes Acquisition of Truck Hero

NEW YORK & ANN ARBOR, Mich.—CCMP Capital Advisors, LP (“CCMP”) today announced that affiliates of CCMP have successfully completed the acquisition of a controlling interest in Truck Hero (“the company”), a leading provider of highly functional aftermarket accessories for pickup trucks and jeeps. TA Associates ... Continue reading

Dealers report strong new and used car sales but bike sales down on last year

Dealers report strong new and used car sales but bike sales down on last year

Mycarcheck.com market guide: April 2017 Dealers report strong new and used car sales but bike sales down on last year       Used car of the month: Nissan Qashqai Used bike of the month: Aprilia RSV1000 R Factory   Mycarcheck.com's valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose ... Continue reading

Dow Earns Two 2017 Edison Awards for Breakthrough Technologies

Dow Earns Two 2017 Edison Awards for Breakthrough Technologies

MIDLAND, Mich.—Two innovative products from The Dow Chemical Company recently received 2017 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. ... Continue reading

FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

FCA US Recruits 50 Schools to Train Next Generation of Dealership Service Technicians

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2017 -- More than 100 training facility sites are sought by end of 2018 FCA US dealerships expect to hire 5,000 service technicians by end of 2018 FCA US LLC has recruited 50 technical training schools from across the country to train the next generation of automotive service technicians ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycle Immobilizer Market - Size, Projections, Drivers, Trends, Vendors, and Analysis Through 2021 by Technavio

Global Motorcycle Immobilizer Market - Size, Projections, Drivers, Trends, Vendors, and Analysis Through 2021 by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global motorcycle immobilizer 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 motorcycle immobilizer market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Platinum Group Metals Market 2017-2021: Increasing Ose of PGMs in Automobiles Drives Growth - Research and Markets

Global Platinum Group Metals Market 2017-2021: Increasing Ose of PGMs in Automobiles Drives Growth - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Platinum Group Metals Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global platinum group metals market to grow at a CAGR of 3.09% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global X-ray Tire Inspection System Market to Reach $113.5 Million by 2022 - Key Vendors are YXLON international GmbH, CyXplus SA, Micro-Poise Measurement Systems & Alfamation Global - Research and Markets

Global X-ray Tire Inspection System Market to Reach $113.5 Million by 2022 - Key Vendors are YXLON international GmbH, CyXplus SA, Micro-Poise Measurement Systems & Alfamation Global - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global X-ray Tire Inspection System Market - 2014 to 2022" report to their offering. The X-ray tire inspection market is expected to reach US$ 113.5 Mn by 2022. ... Continue reading

Golden Eyes from Porsche Design

Golden Eyes from Porsche Design

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Gracenote Accelerates to 100 Million Automobiles Globally, More than Doubles Since 2013

Gracenote Accelerates to 100 Million Automobiles Globally, More than Doubles Since 2013

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 21, 2017 -- Gracenote®, a Nielsen company , is now featured in more than 100 million cars globally, powering intuitive, personalized and safer music experiences for drivers and passengers around the world. As an early pioneer in in-car infotainment, Gracenote has delivered cutting-edge data a ... Continue reading

Latin American Passenger Vehicle Market Outlook 2017 - Digital Transformation Expected to Propel Growth across the Entire Automotive Value Chain Pushing Sales Volumes Upwards of 5 Million Units - Research and Markets

Latin American Passenger Vehicle Market Outlook 2017 - Digital Transformation Expected to Propel Growth across the Entire Automotive Value Chain Pushing Sales Volumes Upwards of 5 Million Units - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Latin American Passenger Vehicle Market Outlook - 2017" report to their offering. Senior management and CEO-level executives in the Latin American (LATAM) automotive value chain state as-a-service models focusing on the future of connected cars and harnes ... Continue reading

Media Invited to See NASA's Completed Deep Space Rocket Test Article

Media Invited to See NASA's Completed Deep Space Rocket Test Article

NEW ORLEANS, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to see the first completed core stage structural test article of the Space Launch System rocket built at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, April 25. This engine section structural test article, which will pr ... Continue reading

Merkle and Association of National Advertisers Release Sports Car Stereotypes Report

Merkle and Association of National Advertisers Release Sports Car Stereotypes Report

COLUMBIA, Md.—Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, announced that it has released a new report in conjunction with the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the Alliance for Family Entertainment (AFE), titled Sports Car Stereotypes: The Truth abou ... Continue reading

Mobil 1 Continues NASCAR® Race to Green™ Support by Highlighting Sustainability Benefits of New Mobil 1™ Annual Protection

Mobil 1 Continues NASCAR® Race to Green™ Support by Highlighting Sustainability Benefits of New Mobil 1™ Annual Protection

If every driver in the United States switched to Mobil 1 Annual Protection, 587 million gallons of used oil would be saved. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Mobil 1 brand announced today that it will begin its fourth consecutive race season as an official technology partner ... Continue reading

News Release- Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Bridgeton with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Fleet

News Release- Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Bridgeton with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Fleet

News Release Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Bridgeton with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet BRIDGETON, Mo. (April 21, 2017) - Republic Services announced today the unveiling of the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 20 new CNG-powered trucks to serve custo ... Continue reading

REC Watches Honors German Automotive History With 901 Collection, Made From Salvaged Air-Cooled Era Porsche 911's

REC Watches Honors German Automotive History With 901 Collection, Made From Salvaged Air-Cooled Era Porsche 911's

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 21, 2017 -- The iconic air-cooled Porsche 911 is the inspiration – and the raw material – for the latest creation from REC Watches. Made from salvaged and recycled Porsche 911's, the 901 Collection watches is a must-have timepiece for anyone with a passion for classic cars and innovative, ... Continue reading

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to Host First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call on May 5, 2017

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers to Host First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call on May 5, 2017

VANCOUVER, April 21, 2017 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer and a leading equipment distributor, invites interested parties to participate in its first quarter 2017 earnings conference call, occurring on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am Eastern time ... Continue reading

Sheetz Sponsors Special Olympics Beaver Stadium Run On Sunday, April 23

Sheetz Sponsors Special Olympics Beaver Stadium Run On Sunday, April 23

ALTOONA, Pa., April 21, 2017 -- Sheetz, one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for 65 years, is proud to sponsor the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Penn State University. The event will gather more than 3,000 runners and ... Continue reading

Toyota Ky. employee receives national 'Women in Manufacturing' award

Toyota Ky. employee receives national 'Women in Manufacturing' award

For Immediate Release Contacts: Rick Hesterberg (859) 351-4780 Ashley Chatham (859) 473-3709 Changing the Game: Toyota Employees Earn National 'Women in Manufacturing' Award Honorees recognized in Wash., D.C., at annual event celebrating women who have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing GEORGETOWN, Ky. (April 21, ... Continue reading

Under Pressure: Submissions Due for FCA US 2017 'Drive for Design' Contest

Under Pressure: Submissions Due for FCA US 2017 'Drive for Design' Contest

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 21, 2017 -- Student entries must be submitted by Friday, April 28, 2017, via www.FCAdrivefordesign.com Drive for Design contest invites all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future $50,000 scholarship to Lawrence Technological University award ... Continue reading

US Freight Railroad Revenue to Reach $83.6 billion in 2021

US Freight Railroad Revenue to Reach $83.6 billion in 2021

CLEVELAND, April 21, 2017 -- The US freight railroad industry is forecast to generate revenues of $83.6 billion in 2021, according to Freight by Rail: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Freight railroad carriers will benefit from the growing volume of goods that will require transpor ... Continue reading

U.S. Vice President Recognizes Honeywell's Four-Decade Partnership With Indonesia's Aerospace Industry

U.S. Vice President Recognizes Honeywell's Four-Decade Partnership With Indonesia's Aerospace Industry

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 21, 2017 -- Honeywell today held a signing ceremony for the purchase of 34 engines from PT Dirgantara Indonesia during U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Jakarta to meet with President Joko Widodo and Indonesian business leaders. The engine agreement is the largest aerospace contract b ... Continue reading

Visteon Awarded First SmartCore™ Cockpit Domain Controller Program in China by Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd.

Visteon Awarded First SmartCore™ Cockpit Domain Controller Program in China by Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd.

- Visteon to provide SmartCore™ for variant of 2018 domestic Chinese light-vehicle platform - New business with China's second-largest auto manufacturer expands global reach of industry-leading technology - Latest award follows announcements of two major SmartCore™ wins on Europe-based vehicle programs slated for 2 ... Continue reading

2017 Subaru Impreza Earns Spot on Wards 10 Best Interiors List

2017 Subaru Impreza Earns Spot on Wards 10 Best Interiors List

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 21, 2017 Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Subaru Impreza has been named to Wards 10 Best Interiors list for the first time ever, for an interior that is both beautiful and functional. Published by the respected automotive industry website WardsAuto, the 7th annual co ... Continue reading

Honeywell Boosting China's Auto Industry Now And In The Future

Honeywell Boosting China's Auto Industry Now And In The Future

SHANGHAI, April 21, 2017 -- At Auto Shanghai 2017, Honeywell is showcasing its latest gasoline turbocharger technology that can help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 10 percent and also improve fuel economy as well as a number of innovative electric boosting products capable of achieving even further fuel ... Continue reading

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Drivers Accumulate More Than Two Million Zero-Emission Miles

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Drivers Accumulate More Than Two Million Zero-Emission Miles

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 21, 2017 -- In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have again surpassed an important threshold, accumulating more than two million miles on the roads and highways of both Southern and Northern California. These fuel cell CUVs have emitted only clean water vapor ... Continue reading

Mild Hybrid 48V Vehicles 2017-2027: Vehicle Emissions Regulations for 2025 & 2030 are Unlikely to be Met - Research and Markets

Mild Hybrid 48V Vehicles 2017-2027: Vehicle Emissions Regulations for 2025 & 2030 are Unlikely to be Met - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mild Hybrid 48V Vehicles 2017-2027" report to their offering. Vehicle emissions regulations for 2025 and 2030 are unlikely to be met by conventional vehicle technology as applied to most vehicles beyond small cars. ... Continue reading

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for Volkswagen and Audi 2.0L TDI vehicles nationwide

AJAX, TORONTO, ON and MONTREAL, QC, April 21, 2017 Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. and Canadian class counsel announced today that both the Québec and Ontario Courts have granted approval of the nationwide settlement agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada related to the 2.0L diesel emissions matter for approximat ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Makes Customers' Lives Easier with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Mercedes-Benz Makes Customers' Lives Easier with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2017 -- Today, customers will be able to use both Google Assistant on Google Home and Amazon Alexa with all 2016 and 2017 Mercedes-Benz models in the United States. Customers are increasingly benefiting from seamless and intelligent interactions between Internet of Things (IoT) devices conn ... Continue reading

Nissan NV3500 Ready For Prime Time

Nissan NV3500 Ready For Prime Time

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cary Clark, a 33-year veteran broadcast technician for WTVF-TV in Nashville, begins his workday by arriving at the ABC-affiliate station at 3 a.m. where he meets up with his partner: a Nissan NV3500 broadcast truck. ... Continue reading

LISTEN HERE: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday April 22, 2017 7-9 AM

LISTEN HERE: Auto Lab Talk Radio LIVE From New York Saturday April 22, 2017 7-9 AM

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel This Weeks Show Broadcast Date: April 22, 2017 Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio c ... Continue reading

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