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Honda - GM Fuel Cell Manufacturing Company Reveals Logo

Honda - GM Fuel Cell Manufacturing Company Reveals Logo

PRINT ADD REMOVE SHARE DOWNLOAD Jun 7, 2017 - BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC (FCSM), the joint venture company established by General Motors and Honda for the production of advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems, today revealed its company logo at an event where local elected officials were ... Continue reading

Karamba Security Unanimously Awarded TU-Automotive’s ‘Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service of 2017’

Karamba Security Unanimously Awarded TU-Automotive’s ‘Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service of 2017’

Ami Dotan, CEO of Karamba Security, accepting TU-Automotive's award for Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service on June 6. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Ami Dotan, CEO of Karamba Security, accepting TU-Automotive's award for Best Auto Cybersecur ... Continue reading

2017 Genesis G90 Rated Top Vehicle In AutoPacific New Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

2017 Genesis G90 Rated Top Vehicle In AutoPacific New Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 7, 2017 -- The 2017 Genesis G90 has been named the top vehicle overall—across all categories—by owners in AutoPacific's 21st annual New Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSAs). No other vehicle has ever scored higher than the Genesis G90 in AutoPacific's survey. These awards identify the mo ... Continue reading

Amtrak Connects Travelers to More Adventures

Amtrak Connects Travelers to More Adventures

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak and the U.S. Department of the Interior are teaming up to help customers enhance their travel experience by connecting them to the natural and cultural attractions offered through the National Park Service. Amtrak is extending its 75 percent discount to fourth- ... Continue reading

Arkonik join The Muddy Chef Challenge 2017 as lead sponsor!

Arkonik join The Muddy Chef Challenge 2017 as lead sponsor!

            <http://tracking.vuelio.co.uk/tracking/click?msgid=o05QnE2_1wnGBR9l-pqq2Q2&target=https%3a%2f%2fwww.youtube.com%2fchannel%2fUCR6n5X8gwLkX3xG4Gizxl7Q&v=5XL4xd2YftM0tS08l69ZIw2&lc=872499932026683414> Dear Carey, Arkonik join The Muddy Chef Challenge 2017 as lead sponsor!     Arko ... Continue reading

Audi Continues to Elevate Soccer Intelligence with the Audi Fan IQ, Launching June 7

Audi Continues to Elevate Soccer Intelligence with the Audi Fan IQ, Launching June 7

HERNDON, Va.—Today, Audi of America further cements its commitment to soccer with the launch of the Audi Fan IQ, an interactive platform that measures Major League Soccer fan knowledge. A weekly online predictive platform kicking off on Wednesday, June 7, the Fan IQ stems from last year’s introduction of a new stat ... Continue reading

Australian Intelligent Mobility Market Report 2017 - Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities, 2016-2025 - Research and Markets

Australian Intelligent Mobility Market Report 2017 - Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities, 2016-2025 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Australian Intelligent Mobility Market - Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities, 2016-2025" report to their offering. This study examines the prevailing trends in the intelligent mobility market in Australia for 2016-2025. ... Continue reading

Australia Retains Claim to Reign as the "Ultimate" Dream Destination for Americans

Australia Retains Claim to Reign as the "Ultimate" Dream Destination for Americans

NEW YORK, June 7, 2017 -- Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest nationwide survey findings (http://bit.ly/2s3WzPb) in which Australia remains the most dreamed about destination for American travelers, followed by Italy, Bora Bora, Ireland and New Zealand. Survey participants also weighed in on how they believ ... Continue reading

Axalta’s Mount Clemens Facility Earns First Supplier Sustainability Award from Honda

Axalta’s Mount Clemens Facility Earns First Supplier Sustainability Award from Honda

From left to right: Axalta’s Patrick Altman and Jon Passmore; Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President, Honda North America, Inc.; and Axalta’s Michael Magdich and Virginia Gronley during the Supplier Sustainability Award presentation at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. (Photo: Axalt ... Continue reading

Best Start Ever for Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC Sales Drives More Production at Louisville SUV Plant

Best Start Ever for Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC Sales Drives More Production at Louisville SUV Plant

Ford is building its most popular SUV, the Ford Escape, an extra week at Louisville Assembly Plant this summer due to stronger demand. (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Ford is building its most popular SUV, the Ford Escape, an extra week at Louisvi ... Continue reading

Capps hits the road with NAPA team en route to Englishtown and new streak

Capps hits the road with NAPA team en route to Englishtown and new streak

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Capps hits the road with NAPA team en route Summernationals ready to start a new winning streak, extend Mello Yello points lead BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 7, 2017)- Ron Capps couldn't think of a better way to wrap up the most successful five r ... Continue reading

CNH Industrial commemorated Case IH Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment Brands' 175th Anniversary

CNH Industrial commemorated Case IH Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment Brands' 175th Anniversary

RACINE, Wis., June 7, 2017 -- CNH Industrial celebrated the 175th anniversary of two of its brands – Case IH Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment – with a rally and luncheon at the Racine Tractor Plant. The event was attended by some 800 employees as well as local dignitaries, elected officials and members o ... Continue reading

Farmers Insurance Exchange® Ranks Among the Nation's Largest Companies as Insurer Makes 2017 Fortune 500 List

Farmers Insurance Exchange® Ranks Among the Nation's Largest Companies as Insurer Makes 2017 Fortune 500 List

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 7, 2017 -- Farmers Insurance Exchange® (FIE), the largest of the three primary insurance entities that make up the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies®, today was named again to the list of Fortune magazine's 500 largest companies based in the United States, moving up five places to secu ... Continue reading

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Launches Free 'Garage Forum' Online Community for Professional Technicians and Shop Owners

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Launches Free 'Garage Forum' Online Community for Professional Technicians and Shop Owners

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 7, 2017 -- Automotive service professionals now have a free new online community where they can share technical tips, and ask for and offer advice on difficult diagnostic and repair challenges: the "Garage Forum" from Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Available at www.FMGarageForum.com, Garage Forum is ... Continue reading

Filld Expands Partnership with car2go in Vancouver and Portland

Filld Expands Partnership with car2go in Vancouver and Portland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 7, 2017 -- Filld, the leading mobile fueling service that delivers gas directly to customers' cars, is announcing today a partnership expansion through the Pacific Northwest with widely popular car-sharing company, car2go. Effective immediately, the car2go network of vehicles in Vancouver, C ... Continue reading

First Honda Civic Type R (VIN 01) to be Auctioned Ahead of Arrival at U.S. Dealerships

First Honda Civic Type R (VIN 01) to be Auctioned Ahead of Arrival at U.S. Dealerships

TORRANCE, Calif., June 7, 2017 -- The very first 2017 Honda Civic Type R in the world, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 01, will be auctioned online beginning June 7, with all proceeds benefitting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The fastest, most powerful Honda of all time produced for the U.S. and the first ... Continue reading

Franchising in the Chinese Automotive Aftermarket 2017 - Market is Forecast Reach $281 Billion by 2022 - Research and Markets

Franchising in the Chinese Automotive Aftermarket 2017 - Market is Forecast Reach $281 Billion by 2022 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Franchising in the Chinese Automotive Aftermarket, Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. By 2022, it is forecasted that the revenue of the Chinese automotive aftermarket $281.8 billion Currently, the average age of vehicles exceeds the warranty peri ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Snow Chain Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Automotive Snow Chain Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

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

Global Electric Motors Market Outlook 2017 - Research and Markets

Global Electric Motors Market Outlook 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Electric Motors Market, Outlook 2017" report to their offering. This research report presents the outlook for the global electric motors market in 2017. ... Continue reading

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Establishes Monaco Explorations: A Three-year Campaign of Scientific Explorations at Sea

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Establishes Monaco Explorations: A Three-year Campaign of Scientific Explorations at Sea

NEW YORK, June 7, 2017 -- The transoceanic exploration vessel, Yersin, will depart from Monaco July 2017 and return Summer 2020. The vessel will navigate during three years the globe with the Monaco Explorations team alongside scientific and media teams, and will visit nine areas to conduct scientific research in remot ... Continue reading

Jiffy Lube International Names Allied Lube Group as "Franchisee of the Year”

Jiffy Lube International Names Allied Lube Group as "Franchisee of the Year”

HOUSTON—Jiffy Lube International recently recognized Allied Lube Group as "Franchisee of the Year” during an awards ceremony at the annual Jiffy Lube Convention and Trade Show, held this year in Anaheim, CA. The prestigious award is presented to the franchisee that best represents the core values and attributes of ... Continue reading

Kansas City Zooms Ahead in Electric Vehicle Growth

Kansas City Zooms Ahead in Electric Vehicle Growth

KANSAS CITY ZOOMS AHEAD IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE GROWTH KCP&L’s Clean Charge Network helps KC metro see a 78 percent year-over-year EV growth. Kansas City, Mo. ... Continue reading

Lincoln Voted Most Satisfying Premium Brand Among Owners in AutoPacific Survey

Lincoln Voted Most Satisfying Premium Brand Among Owners in AutoPacific Survey

DEARBORN, Mich.—Owners of new Lincoln vehicles have voted Lincoln the top luxury brand, according to this year’s Vehicle Satisfaction Awards from AutoPacific. The awards are based on owner responses to survey questions regarding the overall ownership experience. ... Continue reading

News from Rygor Commercials - Steel carrier sharpens his image with Mercedes-Benz Actros from Rygor

News from Rygor Commercials - Steel carrier sharpens his image with Mercedes-Benz Actros from Rygor

[cid:image001.jpg@01D2DFA3.698D31D0] Date: 7 June 2017 [Actros 2536 - Paul Blackmore (3)] Steel carrier sharpens his image with Mercedes-Benz Actros from Rygor It boasts a lengthy list of optional features, but the most valuable attribute of Paul Blackmore's first Mercedes-Benz truck came as standard - the impressive f ... Continue reading

Octo Telematics Wins Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service of The Year

Octo Telematics Wins Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service of The Year

BOSTON—Octo Telematics (Octo), the number one global provider of telematics for the auto insurance industry, with 39% of the market in terms of active usage-based insurance (UBI) policies, announced today that it has been crowned the Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service of the Year at TU-Automotive Detroit 20 ... Continue reading

Propane Autogas Engine Certified to Lowest NOx on the Market

Propane Autogas Engine Certified to Lowest NOx on the Market

CARB Certifies Propane Engine in Blue Bird Buses to Lowest NOx in the Market ROUSH CleanTech develops first .05 NOx propane engine, new fuel system cleanest in class 4-7 vehicles and Blue Bird Type C school buses LIVONIA, MICH. (June 7, 2017) — ROUSH CleanTech has developed the first propane autogas engine avail ... Continue reading

Ridecell Powers New Carsharing Service by Volkswagen Group Poland

Ridecell Powers New Carsharing Service by Volkswagen Group Poland

NOVI, Mich. and WARSAW, Poland, June 7, 2017 -- Ridecell,™ Inc., the leading global carsharing and ridesharing platform provider, announces at TU-Automotive Detroit, its mobility platform will power a new carsharing program by ŠKODA Poland (part of Volkswagen Group Poland - VGP). Skoda Auto Mlada Boleslav (Part of V ... Continue reading

Risk Theory Expands into Auto Dealer Garage Package

Risk Theory Expands into Auto Dealer Garage Package

DALLAS, June 7, 2017 -- Risk Theory, LLC, underwriter of the nation's largest dealer open lot program for independent agents, has expanded its offerings to include garage package coverage for franchised auto, heavy truck, and motorcycle dealers. The Garage Program, led by industry veteran Bob Tschippert, is tailored t ... Continue reading

Strategic Analysis of Autonomous Cars in China, 2010-2025 Featuring Baidu, Dongfeng, FAW, Geely & Volvo - Research and Markets

Strategic Analysis of Autonomous Cars in China, 2010-2025 Featuring Baidu, Dongfeng, FAW, Geely & Volvo - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Strategic Analysis of Autonomous Cars in China, 2010-2025" report to their offering. The aim of this study is to research, analyze, forecast the trends and provide an overview of the development of autonomous cars and its impact on the whole automotive va ... Continue reading

Vail Resorts Closes Its Acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont, Representing the Company's First Ski Resort on the East Coast

Vail Resorts Closes Its Acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont, Representing the Company's First Ski Resort on the East Coast

· Stowe Mountain Resort will be included on the Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass for the 2017-2018 winter season BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 7, 2017 -- Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced that the Company has closed on its acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont, the premier, high-end resort for skiers and snowboarder ... Continue reading

Vehicle Tracking Solutions Launches Enhanced ELD for Fleet Compliance with FMSCA Federal Mandate

Vehicle Tracking Solutions Launches Enhanced ELD for Fleet Compliance with FMSCA Federal Mandate

COMMACK, N.Y., June 7, 2017 --Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) has announced the launch of their most recent Silent Passenger® Fleet Management GPS platform innovation: SP LogBook™. As of December 2017, the FMCSA will require all vehicle fleets to implement a federally approved Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) for ... Continue reading

Subaru Canada Reveals 2018 Forester Pricing and New Features

Subaru Canada Reveals 2018 Forester Pricing and New Features

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 7, 2017/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Forester will be available in showrooms across Canada in June. Currently named AJAC's (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada) Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year, the 2018 Forester builds on the performance, dependab ... Continue reading

Honda Exhibit and Announcements at CES ASIA 2017

Honda Exhibit and Announcements at CES ASIA 2017

- Striving to provide new value to enhance the quality of people's lives, Honda accelerates open innovation in China that utilizes AI, big data and robotics technologies - SHANGHAI, Jun, 07 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled various technologies at the CES Asia 2017, the consumer electronics a ... Continue reading

Frankl F-1 Report – Inside MONACO at 75

Frankl F-1 Report – Inside MONACO at 75

I was warned by one of the top drivers a week before the race, over drinks at the Sir Norman Foster designed $150m Yacht Club de Monaco (now the epicenter of all social as well as sailing and rowing action in the Principality), that there wouldn’t be a single overtaking maneuver “in anger” as the cars were simply ... Continue reading

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel LISBON, March 2016. When the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was unveiled at the Detroit auto show in January, there was already a lot written about its active and passive safety systems. Last summer, I joined a Mercedes-Benz tech-day where the new MB technologies were ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring FWD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

What's the difference between a crossover and a hatchback of similar size? Style. A crossover sits higher off the ground and is taller, for both the "SUV" look and, allegedly, greater interior space and ground clearance for active-lifestyle activities. ... Continue reading

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