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Advance Auto Parts to Report 2017 Second Quarter Results on August 15, 2017

Advance Auto Parts to Report 2017 Second Quarter Results on August 15, 2017

ROANOKE, Va.—Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, will report its 2017 second quarter results before market open on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The Company will detail its results on a conference ... Continue reading

ATA Opens Registration for Safety, Security and Human Resources Event

ATA Opens Registration for Safety, Security and Human Resources Event

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has opened registration for its Safety Management Council and Transportation Security Council's annual Safety, Security, and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition 2017 to be held November 14-16 in Mem ... Continue reading

Celebrating Diversity at Montréal's Italian Week

Celebrating Diversity at Montréal's Italian Week

The Government of Canada supports the 24th edition of Montréal's Italian Week, presented by the National Congress of Italian-Canadians MONTRÉAL, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced that the National Congress of Italian-Canadians is receiving $81,200 in fun ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to Present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference August 9

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to Present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference August 9

FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Company today announced that Chief Financial Officer Ginger Jones will present at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference on August 9 at 8 a.m. EDT. The conference will be webcast live at https://jpmorgan.metameetings.net/events/auto17/sessions/12936-cooper-tire-rubber-company/webcast and c ... Continue reading

Jiffy Lube® and MDA Launch 6th Annual MUSCLE UP!℠ Campaign for Kids and Adults Fighting Muscular Dystrophy

Jiffy Lube® and MDA Launch 6th Annual MUSCLE UP!℠ Campaign for Kids and Adults Fighting Muscular Dystrophy

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) are excited to announce that they will again join together for the annual MUSCLE UP!℠ campaign to give kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases the opportunity to live ... Continue reading

Record Number of Private Jets to Descend into Jackson Hole for Eclipse

Record Number of Private Jets to Descend into Jackson Hole for Eclipse

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug. 1, 2017 -- On August 21 at 11:35am Jackson Hole, Wyoming will be directly under the totality of the solar eclipse for 2 minutes, 20 seconds, with the partial eclipse lasting for over 2-1/2 hours. ... Continue reading

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Automotive Adaptive Rear Lighting System Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Automotive Adaptive Rear Lighting System Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive adaptive rear lighting system market from 2017-2021. (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive adaptive rear lighting system market f ... Continue reading

Toyota Canada Inc. Sees Sales Increase to start the Second Half of 2017

Toyota Canada Inc. Sees Sales Increase to start the Second Half of 2017

Strong car sales, up 5.3% from 2016, lead to another good month for TCI Hybrid vehicle sales also continue to climb with a record July, up 11.7% from 2016 TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Motoring into the second half of 2017, Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) recorded an increase in overall sales in July, with 18,961 units sold, ... Continue reading

Uber Drivers Win Legal Battle in Nationwide Class Action

Uber Drivers Win Legal Battle in Nationwide Class Action

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Paul B. Maslo, a Partner at the national litigation firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, is representing drivers in a nationwide class-action lawsuit against Uber in federal court in the Northern District of California. ... Continue reading

U.S. Auto Parts to Present at the 37th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 10, 2017

U.S. Auto Parts to Present at the 37th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 10, 2017

CARSON, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. , one of the largest online providers of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, has been invited to present at the 37th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference being held August 9-10, 2017 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel. ... Continue reading

Valvoline Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results in Line with Guidance

Valvoline Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results in Line with Guidance

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Valvoline Inc. , a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today reported financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2017. The third quarter was highlighted by the final separation from Ashland on May 12, 2017, when Ashland distributed all of its 170 m ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycle Connectors Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Motorcycle Connectors Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global motorcycle connectors market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global motorcycle connectors market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Heatwave Continues for Subaru Canada with Best-Ever July Sales

Heatwave Continues for Subaru Canada with Best-Ever July Sales

Best July sales ever, at 4,454 units; leading to 30,887 sold year to date Sales up by 5.8 percent over July of last year Sales up 9.8 percent year over year Impreza built on the new Global Platform continues strong sales momentum, up 48.6 percent over last July MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1, 2017 Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) is ... Continue reading

Auto Club driver Robert Hight looks to wrap up Western Swing with another victory

Auto Club driver Robert Hight looks to wrap up Western Swing with another victory

Auto Club driver Robert Hight looks to wrap up Western Swing with another victory Photo credit: Gary Nastase and Auto Imagery KENT, Wash. (Aug. ... Continue reading

El Rey Network To Air Legendary "Baja Desert Championship: Baja 500" On August 6th At 5 PM ET

El Rey Network To Air Legendary "Baja Desert Championship: Baja 500" On August 6th At 5 PM ET

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2017 -- El Rey Network's adrenaline charged premiere of "Baja Desert Championship: Baja 500" will air on Sunday, August 6th at 5:00pm et. ... Continue reading

Fast speed in Sonoma has PEAK Chevrolet driver John Force pumped for Seattle and beyond

Fast speed in Sonoma has PEAK Chevrolet driver John Force pumped for Seattle and beyond

Fast speed in Sonoma has PEAK Chevrolet driver John Force pumped for Seattle and beyond Photo credit: Gary Nastase and Auto Imagery KENT, Wash. (Aug. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Performance Hatchback Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Automotive Performance Hatchback Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive performance hatchback market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global automotive performance hatchback market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Holland America Line Offers More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2017-18 with Eight Ships and 35 Cruises

Holland America Line Offers More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2017-18 with Eight Ships and 35 Cruises

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Travelers who want to transit the lakes and locks of the Panama Canal will have eight Holland America Line ships and 19 cruises to choose from between fall 2017 through spring 2018. ... Continue reading

Southern National Motorsports Park and Carteret County Speedway Team Up for Late Model Mania Series

Southern National Motorsports Park and Carteret County Speedway Team Up for Late Model Mania Series

Southern National and Carteret County Team Up for Late Model Mania Series [image: Inline image 1] LUCAMA, NC – Southern National Motorsports Park and Carteret County Speedway are teaming up for a four race “Late Model Mania�?? series, which kicks off on Friday at Southern National. The four race set w ... Continue reading

Sunwing offers new exclusive flight service from Saskatoon to Mazatlán

Sunwing offers new exclusive flight service from Saskatoon to Mazatlán

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Sunwing is pleased to announce it will be offering a new weekly flight service from Saskatoon to Mazatlán, Mexico this winter that will depart Thursdays between December 21, 2017 and March 29, 2018 inclusive. The addition of the new service confirms Sunwing as the top Canadian provider o ... Continue reading

TrueCar And Best Friends Animal Society Announce Campaign To Help Save Homeless Pets

TrueCar And Best Friends Animal Society Announce Campaign To Help Save Homeless Pets

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 --TrueCar, Inc and Best Friends Animal Society today announced the kick-off of a unique campaign called "On The Road to #SaveThemAll." The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of the 5,500 pets that are killed each day simply because they don't have a place to call home. ... Continue reading

BMW Group U.S. July 2017 Sales

BMW Group U.S. July 2017 Sales

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.—Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 14.8 percent in July for a total of 21,965 compared to 25,777 vehicles sold in July 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 4.6 percent in the U.S. on sales of 171,051 vehicles compared to 179,213 sold in the first seven months of 2016. ... Continue reading

For Immediate Release: LeasePlan USA Expands Business Development Team

For Immediate Release: LeasePlan USA Expands Business Development Team

business development team as regional vice president. Alpharetta, Ga. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Catalytic Converter Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Automotive Catalytic Converter Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

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

Hyundai Motor America July 2017 Sales

Hyundai Motor America July 2017 Sales

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Hyundai Motor America today reported July sales of Hyundai and Genesis branded vehicles of 54,063 units, a 28 percent decline compared with the company's best July ever in 2016. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA July 2017 Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA July 2017 Sales

ATLANTA—Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported July sales of 25,909 units, compared to 28,523 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 187,869 units, down 1.8% from the previous year. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi July 2017 US Sales

Mitsubishi July 2017 US Sales

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail CYPRESS, Calif.—Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported July 2017 ... Continue reading

News: The Continental Road Race Showcase Comes to Road America This Weekend!

News: The Continental Road Race Showcase Comes to Road America This Weekend!

ACTION EXPRESS RACING IS READY FOR ROAD AMERICA - Continental Road Race Showcase Comes to Road America August 3 - 6 -. ... Continue reading

Porsche Announces July 2017 Sales

Porsche Announces July 2017 Sales

ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced record July 2017 sales of 3,901 vehicles. ... Continue reading

Subaru of America July 2017 US Sales

Subaru of America July 2017 US Sales

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Record July - monthly sales increase 7 percent over July 2016 68 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth Best July ever for Impreza and Outback 41 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold 48 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold Subaru of Ameri ... Continue reading

2018 Ford Mustang Has "Quiet Mode" Start +VIDEO

2018 Ford Mustang Has "Quiet Mode" Start +VIDEO

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 1, 2017 – Someone called the cops on Steve von Foerster. ... Continue reading

A new chapter begins at Mercedes-Benz de Québec

A new chapter begins at Mercedes-Benz de Québec

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Canada is pleased to announce that the Groupe Park Avenue automobile consortium has acquired Mercedes-Benz de Québec. ... Continue reading

BFGoodrich® Tires Delivers All-Season, All-Purpose Performance with Advantage T/A® LT

BFGoodrich® Tires Delivers All-Season, All-Purpose Performance with Advantage T/A® LT

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 1, 2017 -- BFGoodrich® Tires is expanding its power line with the launch of the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A® LT tire, available starting today at more than 20,000 authorized dealers and online through the Company's e-commerce platform. ... Continue reading

Government of Canada investing in safety at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport

Government of Canada investing in safety at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, August 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Children's Hospital Colorado With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Children's Hospital Colorado With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

AURORA, Colo., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Children's Hospital Colorado with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. ... Continue reading

Nissan Group July 2017 U.S. Sales

Nissan Group July 2017 U.S. Sales

Nissan Group reports July 2017 U.S. sales July 2017 July 2016 % Change Nissan Group Total sales (units) 128,295 132,475 -3.2 Nissan Division sales 117,455 122,530 -4.1 INFINITI sales* 10,840 9,945 +9.0 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for July 2017 of 128,295 units, a decrease of 3 percent o ... Continue reading

Amtrak and Lyft Announce Rideshare Partnership

Amtrak and Lyft Announce Rideshare Partnership

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., are making it easier to go more places. ... Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Line Tops Off National Ice Cream Month With A 'FunDay Sundae' Celebration Aboard Carnival Ecstasy For Kids From Charleston's Connie Maxwell Children's Home

Carnival Cruise Line Tops Off National Ice Cream Month With A 'FunDay Sundae' Celebration Aboard Carnival Ecstasy For Kids From Charleston's Connie Maxwell Children's Home

MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2017 -- To celebrate its commitment to the greater Charleston community and to mark National Ice Cream Month, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a "FunDay Sundae" celebration on board Carnival Ecstasy yesterday for kids from the Connie Maxwell Children's Home in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Continue reading

"Subaru Loves Learning" Initiative Brings World Of Science To Students Across The Country

"Subaru Loves Learning" Initiative Brings World Of Science To Students Across The Country

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 1, 2017 -- This month, Subaru of America, Inc. will work alongside the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to once again support its "Subaru Loves Learning" initiative and provide students with award-winning science books. ... Continue reading

American Honda July 2017 US Auto Sales

American Honda July 2017 US Auto Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total July sales of 150,980 Honda and Acura vehicles, driven by the success of core models even as tight supplies of certain products contributed to a slight decrease of 1.2 percent vs. ... Continue reading

EVgo Reveals the 10 Most Charged Up Cities in the U.S.

EVgo Reveals the 10 Most Charged Up Cities in the U.S.

EVgo Reveals the 10 Most Charged Up Cities in the U.S. ... Continue reading

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Reports July Sales

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. Reports July Sales

Swedish Brand Reports 22 Consecutive Months of Year-Over-Year Growth RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 1, 2017- Volvo Car Canada Ltd. ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Clarity Electric Begins Arriving at California and Oregon Dealerships Today

2017 Honda Clarity Electric Begins Arriving at California and Oregon Dealerships Today

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Honda today announced the arrival of the 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan at select dealerships in California and Oregon. ... Continue reading

Action sports icon Travis Pastrana to race Polaris RZR Star Car

Action sports icon Travis Pastrana to race Polaris RZR Star Car

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2017 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Action sports icon Travis Pastrana to race Polaris RZR Star Car Pastrana joins Jolene Van Vugt and Jim Beaver in 2017 Vegas to Reno LAS VEGAS (August 1, 2017) - Action sports icon Travis Pastrana joins ... Continue reading

Baby Car Seat Market in Turkey to Grow at a CAGR of 5.8% by 2021: Key Vendors are Britax, Chicco, Koala, Maxi-Cosi & Recardo - Research and Markets

Baby Car Seat Market in Turkey to Grow at a CAGR of 5.8% by 2021: Key Vendors are Britax, Chicco, Koala, Maxi-Cosi & Recardo - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Baby Car Seat Market in Turkey 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The baby car seat market in Turkey is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.89% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Cunard Welcomes Same-Sex Marriages on its Iconic Three Ships

Cunard Welcomes Same-Sex Marriages on its Iconic Three Ships

Luxury cruise line welcomes recent court ruling by taking one of the first bookings VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, has welcomed its first booking by a same-sex couple following a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same-sex marriages in Bermuda, where Cunard's fleet of ships is registe ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Belatedly Electrifies But How?

Fiat Chrysler Belatedly Electrifies But How?

Fiat Chrysler Belatedly Electrifies But How? For Immediate Release Tuesday 1 August 2017 Fiat Chrysler Belatedly Electrifies But How? IDTechEx Cambridge, UK Fiat Chrysler Belatedly Electrifies But How? CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Sergio Marchionne plans for more than half of its line-up to be electrified by ... Continue reading

Keep Icarumba Inc. events profitable with a mobile app

Keep Icarumba Inc. events profitable with a mobile app

Hi Steve, Engagement – that’s where the money is. Engaging events get repeat attendees, sponsorship dollars and industry notoriety. ... Continue reading

Lost or Damaged Your Car Keys? Soon This Won't Be a Problem

Lost or Damaged Your Car Keys? Soon This Won't Be a Problem

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Toyota Financial Services (TFS) helps drivers with lost, stolen, or damaged car keys get back on the road with its new Key Replacement Protection product. ... Continue reading

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: CAA members get a free ice cream sandwich on National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: CAA members get a free ice cream sandwich on National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

THORNHILL, ON, Aug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - What:             In honour of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, CAA Rewards has teamed up with Marble Slab Creamery to give out a free ice cream sandwich to members! Present your valid CAA Membership Card at any Marble Slab Creamery location to receive one free ice cream ... Continue reading

OpenTable Reveals 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2017

OpenTable Reveals 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Those in search of awe-inspiring views during their travels this summer need not limit themselves to trails, lookout points, or observation decks, as OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group , today unveiled the 100 Most Sc ... Continue reading

September is California Wine Month! Discover the Award-Winning Wines of Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande, Avila Beach, Cambria and San Simeon Along the Highway 1 Discovery Route

September is California Wine Month! Discover the Award-Winning Wines of Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande, Avila Beach, Cambria and San Simeon Along the Highway 1 Discovery Route

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Did you know that there are more than 2,000 acres of vineyards in Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande wine regions located on the CA Highway 1 Discovery Route? Have you taken the Avila Beach Wine Trail or the Pacific Coast Wine Trail? Or tasted the hand-crafted offerings of Hearst Ran ... Continue reading

Cars & College: A Complete Guide

Cars & College: A Complete Guide

RICHMOND, Va.—Going to college can be an intimidating experience for high school grads, but not having a car or plan for your mode of transportation can make the experience even more daunting. CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, published Cars & College: A Complete Guide as a resource for college st ... Continue reading

Chevrolet Offers Worried Parents Free OnStar Family Link

Chevrolet Offers Worried Parents Free OnStar Family Link

DETROIT, Aug. 1, 2017 -- With nearly 362,000 kids in the U.S. turning 16 in August — more than in any other month this year — Chevrolet knows parents with driving-age children need a little added peace of mind. ... Continue reading

FCA US Auto Sales July 2017

FCA US Auto Sales July 2017

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Jeep® Compass, Chrysler Pacifica and Ram ProMaster City each post their best July sales ever Jeep Grand Cherokee records best July sales since 2005 Chrysler 300 logs double-digit percentage increase in July FCA US LLC today reported sales of 161,477 units, a 10 percent decrease com ... Continue reading

Ford Motor Company US Auto Sales July 2017

Ford Motor Company US Auto Sales July 2017

FORD MOTOR COMPANY OVERALL SALES DOWN 7.5 PERCENT IN JULY, DRIVEN LARGELY BY LOWER FLEET SALES – DOWN 26.4 PERCENT; RETAIL SALES DECLINE 1.0 PERCENT Ford Motor Company today reported its July 2017 sales results. ... Continue reading

Mazda US July 2017 Sales

Mazda US July 2017 Sales

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported July U.S. sales of 27,089 vehicles, representing a decrease of 3 percent versus July of last year. ... Continue reading

New-Car Prices UP! - Rise Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July 2017

New-Car Prices UP! - Rise Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $34,721 in July 2017. New-car prices have increased by $573 (up 1.7 percent) from July 2016, while decreasing slightly (down 0.3 percent) ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America U.S. Sales July 2017

Toyota Motor North America U.S. Sales July 2017

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 1, 2017 -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported July 2017 sales of 222,057 units. ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Forte5 SX Review By John Heilig

2017 Kia Forte5 SX Review By John Heilig

Surprise! The Forte5 (there’s a sedan version as well) offered good ride quality with a minimum of road noise. Road noise was dependent on road surface. On concrete a significant amount of road noise entered the cabin, making enjoyment of the audio system and basic conversation difficult. However, on smoother road su ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Soul! Turbo Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Kia Soul! Turbo Review By Larry Nutson

What’s more interesting is that you can have all this added power and get even better fuel economy. The Soul Exclaim (!) has slightly better EPA ratings than the other models. ... Continue reading

MBS Day One - Computer Upgrades Could Cause Car "End Of Life" Senerio

MBS Day One - Computer Upgrades Could Cause Car "End Of Life" Senerio

Could manufacturers' elimination of long term computer upgrades cause ... Continue reading

U.S. Army Places $195 Million Order for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

U.S. Army Places $195 Million Order for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 748 vehicles and 2,359 installed and packaged kits. The order valued at more than $195 million, is the fifth order for JLTVs since the contract ... Continue reading

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY ONE

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY ONE

By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau The annual gathering of auto industry movers and shakers in pristine northern Michigan is now in its 52nd year. Beginning with barely more than a couple dozen execs at a luxury hotel in downtown Traverse City, the conference now fills the massive Grand Traverse Resort wit ... Continue reading

Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA REVIEW

Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA REVIEW

I drove a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica with a 287-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission. Available in a base LX, Touring, Touring (with Plus and L Packages), Limited and Hybrid (with Premium or Platinum packages), my Pacifica Limited trim came with the following standard features: upgraded Na ... Continue reading

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier + VIDEO

2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier + VIDEO

DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS The second-generation Chevy Volt is stylish, economical, and yes, even fun to drive The second generation of Chevrolet’s Volt debuted for 2016, and goes into 2017 unchanged. No changes needed, as it’s lighter, more powerful, and more efficient than its predecessor, offering aro ... Continue reading

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