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APC Automotive Technologies Names Doug Wolma as President of its AP Emissions Technologies Division

APC Automotive Technologies Names Doug Wolma as President of its AP Emissions Technologies Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APC Automotive Technologies Names Doug Wolma as President of its AP Emissions Technologies Division Dear Editor: Dear Editor: We are sending this press release on behalf of APC Automotive Technologies, a leading supplier of emissions products and brake and chassis components for the automotive, l ... Continue reading

Juniper Research: V2V Capabilities to Feature in Over 50% of Cars Sold by 2022, as Autonomous Vehicles set to Take Off

Juniper Research: V2V Capabilities to Feature in Over 50% of Cars Sold by 2022, as Autonomous Vehicles set to Take Off

BASINGSTOKE, England, May 16, 2017 -- A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that, by 2022, 50% of new vehicles will be shipped with V2V (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) hardware, a technology that enables real-time short-range communication between vehicles. The new research, Consumer Connected Cars: Applications, Telema ... Continue reading

Autologic Diagnostics Introduces AssistConnect, the Only Service Providing Access to Multiple Vehicle Manufacturers’ Licensed Data in Real Time

Autologic Diagnostics Introduces AssistConnect, the Only Service Providing Access to Multiple Vehicle Manufacturers’ Licensed Data in Real Time

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Acuant Partners with eLEND to Streamline Automotive Sales Process

Acuant Partners with eLEND to Streamline Automotive Sales Process

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2017 -- Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, today announced a partnership with eLEND, an automotive technology company, to streamline credit check and financing processes for auto dealerships. eLEND works with more than 3,000 auto dealerships, representing all ... Continue reading

Autologic Diagnostics Introduces AssistConnect, the Only Service Providing Access to Multiple Vehicle Manufacturers’ Licensed Data in Real Time

Autologic Diagnostics Introduces AssistConnect, the Only Service Providing Access to Multiple Vehicle Manufacturers’ Licensed Data in Real Time

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BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Announce Delphi as a Development Partner and System Integrator for their Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye Announce Delphi as a Development Partner and System Integrator for their Autonomous Driving Platform

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CalAmp Partners with DCS to Deliver Advanced Connected Vehicle Services to SMBs

CalAmp Partners with DCS to Deliver Advanced Connected Vehicle Services to SMBs

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2017 -- CalAmp , a leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, today announced an expanded partnership with value added reseller Direct Communications Solutions (DCS) designed to unlock greater connected vehicle benefits for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). The pa ... Continue reading

Cloudstreet and Goodmill Systems Partner to Deliver Flawless Mobile Connectivity and Coverage for Critical Communications

Cloudstreet and Goodmill Systems Partner to Deliver Flawless Mobile Connectivity and Coverage for Critical Communications

HELSINKI, May 16, 2017 -- Cloudstreet, the Nokia spin-off, and Dynamic Network Slicing innovator specialized in delivering SLA-assured mobile Internet connectivity on-demand, and Goodmill Systems, a leader in providing uninterrupted mobile broadband connectivity, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a st ... Continue reading

eBay Motors and SHIFTMobility Partner to Drive Independent Repair Shop Parts Sales

eBay Motors and SHIFTMobility Partner to Drive Independent Repair Shop Parts Sales

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 16, 2017 -- SHIFTMobility Inc. (www.shiftmobility.com), creator of the world's most advanced telematics-enabled automotive platform, today announced a partnership with eBay Motors. This new partnership combines SHIFTMobility's mobile automotive aftermarket service center solutions with eBay's ... Continue reading

Faurecia To Develop And Manufacture Fuel Cell Tanks For Electric Vehicles With STELIA Aerospace Composites Expertise

Faurecia To Develop And Manufacture Fuel Cell Tanks For Electric Vehicles With STELIA Aerospace Composites Expertise

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 16, 2017 -- Faurecia, one of the world's largest automotive equipment suppliers, today announced it has acquired an exclusive access to the intellectual property and process know-how of composite hydrogen tanks from STELIA Aerospace Composites. Faurecia is now, with the support of STELIA Aeros ... Continue reading

Flex and Caruma Partner to Deliver AI-Powered, Vision-Based Automotive Interior Systems

Flex and Caruma Partner to Deliver AI-Powered, Vision-Based Automotive Interior Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 16, 2017 -- AGM Automotive, a leading global developer and supplier of automotive interiors and consoles – recently acquired by Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider Flex – has entered into a joint development and licensing agreement with Caruma® Technologies, Inc., an Intelligent Connected-V ... Continue reading

Global Bus Demand to Grow Nearly 5% Annually Through 2021

Global Bus Demand to Grow Nearly 5% Annually Through 2021

CLEVELAND, May 16, 2017 -- Global demand for buses is projected to increase 4.9% per year through 2021 to 623,000 units, an improvement over 2011-2016 market performance. The number of buses in use worldwide is expected to reach 9.7 million units. These and other trends are presented in Global Bus Market, 6th Edition, ... Continue reading

Global Fuel Filter Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.3%, 2017-2021 With Denso, Bosch & Affinia Leading the Market - Research and Markets

Global Fuel Filter Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.3%, 2017-2021 With Denso, Bosch & Affinia Leading the Market - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Fuel Filter Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. The global fuel filter market to grow at a CAGR of 4.31% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Light Vehicle Safety Systems Market 2017 - Forecasts to 2031 - Research and Markets

Global Light Vehicle Safety Systems Market 2017 - Forecasts to 2031 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Light Vehicle Safety Systems Market - Forecasts to 2031" report to their offering. Updated in the last quarter, this report has been extracted from motor industry information and intelligence platform QUBE and provides a comprehensive overview of t ... Continue reading

Molex Teams with Mouser to Sponsor Faraday Future Dragon Racing Team for Formula E Season

Molex Teams with Mouser to Sponsor Faraday Future Dragon Racing Team for Formula E Season

LISLE, Ill.—Molex has joined Mouser Electronics to sponsor the Faraday Future Dragon Racing team for the 2016-17 season of the Formula E all-electric racing series. Molex and Mouser have combined to sponsor a team in each of Formula E’s initial three seasons. ... Continue reading

Reader’s Digest Annual Survey Determines the Most Trusted Brands in America

Reader’s Digest Annual Survey Determines the Most Trusted Brands in America

NEW YORK—Reader’s Digest, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI) company and one of the nation’s largest and most respected media brands, today announced the results of its third annual Trusted Brand®* Survey, published in the June issue available on newsstands today. More than 5,500 Americans across the country pa ... Continue reading

Spray On Bed Liner Manufacturer Accella Bullet Liner™ to Sponsor Famed 2017 Harley-Davidson "Sacramento Mile" Flat Track Motorcycle Race

Spray On Bed Liner Manufacturer Accella Bullet Liner™ to Sponsor Famed 2017 Harley-Davidson "Sacramento Mile" Flat Track Motorcycle Race

ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2017 -- Bullet Liner™, an Accella Polyurethane Systems brand and leading developer of truck bed liner spray, will be a proud sponsor of the upcoming and legendary Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile Motorcycle Race (presented by Cycle Gear) at Cal Expo. The coveted "SactoMile" competition is one of mos ... Continue reading

Start-ups Steering Growth and Innovation in the Global Automotive and Mobility Industry

Start-ups Steering Growth and Innovation in the Global Automotive and Mobility Industry

Electrification, mobility and connected car technologies start-ups are gaining traction, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2017 -- From devising driver monitoring systems to mapping services and driver safety data on the go, start-ups are rapidly emerging in every technological vertic ... Continue reading

Start-ups Steering Growth and Innovation in the Global Automotive and Mobility Industry

Start-ups Steering Growth and Innovation in the Global Automotive and Mobility Industry

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2017 -- From devising driver monitoring systems to mapping services and driver safety data on the go, start-ups are rapidly emerging in every technological vertical in the automotive space. Over 1,700 start-ups are focusing on developing technologies that enable electrification, autonomous ... Continue reading

Sundance Helicopters Celebrates Independence Day With Two Unique Helicopter Tours

Sundance Helicopters Celebrates Independence Day With Two Unique Helicopter Tours

LAS VEGAS, May 16, 2017 -- Sundance Helicopters, Inc., the most experienced and top-rated experiential tour company in Las Vegas, will be the only tour company to offer helicopter tours over the Las Vegas Strip for a front row seat of the Fourth of July fireworks. An exclusive picnic option is also available where vie ... Continue reading

TripAdvisor Names America's Top 50 Summer Hot Spots

TripAdvisor Names America's Top 50 Summer Hot Spots

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 16, 2017 -- TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today revealed its 2017 Summer Vacation Value Report, highlighting the top 50 domestic destinations for U.S. travelers this summer based on the greatest increase in seasonal hotel booking interest, including the average one-week vaca ... Continue reading

When It Comes To Buying That First Set Of Wheels, Times Have Changed

When It Comes To Buying That First Set Of Wheels, Times Have Changed

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 16, 2017 -- While the excitement of getting a first set of wheels may be universal across generations, a new survey from CarGurus shows that key aspects of the 'first car' buying experience have changed for the younger generation. Not only were Baby Boomers more involved in selecting their first ... Continue reading

WOW air To Begin Flights To Tel Aviv This Fall

WOW air To Begin Flights To Tel Aviv This Fall

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2017 -- WOW air announced today that they will have service to Israel's Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) beginning September 12, 2017. One-way tickets on the ultra-affordable Icelandic airline from the United States to TLV will go on sale today with prices starting at $149 from Boston (BOS), New ... Continue reading

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors honored with 2016 FCA US Supplier of the Year award

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors honored with 2016 FCA US Supplier of the Year award

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 16, 2017 -- Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors, was honored by FCA US LLC with a 2016 Supplier of the Year award for Value Optimization Supplier of the Year. FCA US recognized Yanfeng Automotive Interiors and other top-performing North American suppl ... Continue reading

Honda Begins Joint Research with Boston University in Information Security for Artificial Intelligence

Honda Begins Joint Research with Boston University in Information Security for Artificial Intelligence

TOKYO, May, 16 2017; Honda Research Institute (HRI), a Honda R&D subsidiary, and Boston University have agreed to begin joint research in the area of data security and privacy for artificial intelligence (AI) research. Since its foundation, with a passion to provide people everywhere with the joy of expanding their lif ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - May 10-15, 2017: Audi; VW; Acura; Honda; Jaguar; Porsche; RAM; Thor; Freightliner

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - May 10-15, 2017: Audi; VW; Acura; Honda; Jaguar; Porsche; RAM; Thor; Freightliner

Washington DC May 15, 2017; Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars Partners With Google to Build Android Into Next Generation Connected Cars +VIDEO

Volvo Cars Partners With Google to Build Android Into Next Generation Connected Cars +VIDEO

Volvo Cars has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world's largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within t ... Continue reading

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