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Thursday, August 10, 2017

2017 Mazda CX-5 John Heilig Review

2017 Mazda CX-5 John Heilig Review

Mazda claims more than 250 improvements in the new CX-5. The chassis is 15 percent stiffer, the suspension is revised and there is improved sound insulation. ... Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

The smell of spent racing fuel and the sound of racing engines at full scream greeted us as we crested the knoll inside the historic Road America racetrack where we had an overview of the pits and the surrounding glacial hills of Central Wisconsin. How nostalgic. ... Continue reading

Supermarkets Woo Millennials With In-Store Eateries

Supermarkets Woo Millennials With In-Store Eateries

More grocery stores are carving out space for in-store restaurants to attract younger shoppers. ... Continue reading

Lithia Buys Downtown LA Auto Group Expects $1 Billion In Revenue

Lithia Buys Downtown LA Auto Group Expects $1 Billion In Revenue

Medford Oregon August 8, 2017; The NADA reported that it didn't take long for Lithia Motors to invest a hefty chunk of the $300 million raised in a senior note offering earlier this summer. In one of the nation's largest dealership transactions of the year, the Medford auto retailer acquired Downtown Los Angeles Auto G ... Continue reading

Automotive Wind Tunnel Testing Equipment Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Wind Tunnel Testing Equipment Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

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

Great whitewater extends Colorado Arkansas River rafting season

Great whitewater extends Colorado Arkansas River rafting season

SALIDA, Colo., Aug. 10, 2017 -- Abundant water supplies in the mountains of Colorado will extend the whitewater rafting season this year, according to the Arkansas River Outfitters Association. ... Continue reading

North American Class 1-8 Turbochargers Aftermarket 2017 - Forecast to 2023: - Research and Markets

North American Class 1-8 Turbochargers Aftermarket 2017 - Forecast to 2023: - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "North American Class 1-8 Turbochargers Aftermarket, Forecast to 2023" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. This report covers Class 1-8 vehicles turbochargers aftermarket in terms of volume (in million units) and value ($ billion) across the United States and Canada. ... Continue reading

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Truck-mounted Aerial Work Platform Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Truck-mounted Aerial Work Platform Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global truck-mounted aerial work platform market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Technavio has published a new report on the global truck-mounted aerial work platform market from 2017-2 ... Continue reading

The International Fight Against Illegal Fishing on the High Seas of the North Pacific Ocean Continues

The International Fight Against Illegal Fishing on the High Seas of the North Pacific Ocean Continues

OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Costing the world economy as much as $23 billion a year, illegal fishing on the high seas is a serious threat to the world's marine resources. ... Continue reading

Caffyns PLC, Reynolds UK's Longest-Running POWER Customer, Have Launched Contact Advantage

Caffyns PLC, Reynolds UK's Longest-Running POWER Customer, Have Launched Contact Advantage

Caffyns will enjoy a leading CRM and Showroom system that offers integration to the POWER DMS BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug. 10, 2017 -- The Reynolds and Reynolds Company today announced that Caffyns PLC, one of the largest motor dealer groups in the south-east of England and a Reynolds U.K. customer since 1993, has recen ... Continue reading

Cubic and Partners Recognized for Innovative and Disruptive Use of Technology in Melbourne

Cubic and Partners Recognized for Innovative and Disruptive Use of Technology in Melbourne

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation , the University of Melbourne and its project partners received the "OpenGov Recognition of Excellence" award from OpenGov Asia for the development of the Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES), formerly kno ... Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Delivers New Production ATACMS Missile

Lockheed Martin Delivers New Production ATACMS Missile

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from the company's new production facility in Camden, Arkansas. ... Continue reading

Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

10 August 2017 Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround Profit Before Tax improvement of £10m in second half of FY 2016/17 Positive EBITDA of £2m for FY 2016/17 (up £18.2m) Sales up 57% in mainland Europe and six-fold sales growth in North America Lotus is now self-sufficient and sustainable, and on target ... Continue reading

Prescott American Autumn Classic

Prescott American Autumn Classic

For Immediate Release Prescott American Autumn Classic Saturday 30 September - Sunday 1 October 2017 It's a great day out for the family y'all! [cid:image002.jpg@01D311F7.D8A5B890] [cid:image004.jpg@01D311F7.D8A5B890] [cid:image006.jpg@01D311F7.D8A5B890] [cid:image008.jpg@01D311F7.D8A5B890] [cid:image010.jpg@01D311F7.D ... Continue reading

Red Roof® Supports Industry Search Smarter Campaign And Launches Type Don't Click To Protect Travelers From Fake Booking Sites

Red Roof® Supports Industry Search Smarter Campaign And Launches Type Don't Click To Protect Travelers From Fake Booking Sites

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2017 -- In support of the industry-wide Search Smarter campaign to educate travelers on the dangers of fake booking websites, Red Roof is taking the lead to further protect consumers by launching its Type Don't Click campaign to ensure safe, authentic booking. ... Continue reading

sbe Unveils Iconic Mondrian Brand on Park Avenue in New York City

sbe Unveils Iconic Mondrian Brand on Park Avenue in New York City

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 -- sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hospitality venues globally, is thrilled to announce the opening of Mondrian Park Avenue in New York this fall. ... Continue reading

Sikorsky Presents Crestwood Technology Group (CTG) with Supplier of the Year Award

Sikorsky Presents Crestwood Technology Group (CTG) with Supplier of the Year Award

YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 -- Crestwood Technology Group (CTG), was recently selected by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, as their 2016 Suppler of the Year for the S-76® Helicopter Program. ... Continue reading

TSB deploys a team of investigators to an aircraft accident site near La Crete, Alberta

TSB deploys a team of investigators to an aircraft accident site near La Crete, Alberta

EDMONTON, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to an aircraft accident site near La Crete, Alberta. ... Continue reading

XOJET Expands its Network of Retail Offices to Serve a Burgeoning Customer Base

XOJET Expands its Network of Retail Offices to Serve a Burgeoning Customer Base

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2017 -- XOJET is expanding its network of retail offices to better serve its burgeoning customer base and the rapid growth of its charter-brokerage business.  The leader in on-demand private-jet travel, which last month announced a suite of new membership programs, XOJET Access Solutions,TM is ... Continue reading

Acura Reveals Striking New Design for 2018 Acura RLX; Debut Set for Monterey Automotive Week

Acura Reveals Striking New Design for 2018 Acura RLX; Debut Set for Monterey Automotive Week

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 -- Acura today unveiled a redesigned 2018 Acura RLX reflecting the brand's new Precision Crafted Performance design direction to create a more substantial presence for Acura's top-of-the-line luxury sports sedan. ... Continue reading

Ambassador Supply Featured on the No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Ambassador Supply Featured on the No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

PHILADELPHIA—Axalta Coating Systems , a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has partnered with Ambassador Supply to feature the company as the primary sponsor on the hood of JR Motorsports’ No. 9 Axalta Chevrolet driven by William Byron at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday, August 12, 2017. ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire and Consortium Partners Complete $6.9 Million USDA Grant to Study Guayule Polymer for Tire Applications

Cooper Tire and Consortium Partners Complete $6.9 Million USDA Grant to Study Guayule Polymer for Tire Applications

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, working as the lead entity in a public-private sector consortium to study the guayule polymer for tire applications, produced concept passenger car tires in which all the natural and synthetic rubber is replaced by guayule natural rubber. (Photo: Business ... Continue reading

DepthSense® Gesture Control and In-Cabin Monitoring Solutions Pave the Way to Autonomous Driving

DepthSense® Gesture Control and In-Cabin Monitoring Solutions Pave the Way to Autonomous Driving

SoftKinetic to Showcase DepthSense® Technology for Automotive at Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) BRUSSELS, Aug. 10, 2017 -- As the industry paves the way to autonomous vehicles, OEMs need to embrace innovation and compete at the level of hi-tech companies. ... Continue reading

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Garage Gurus™ to Host its Second Facebook Live Event on August 16

Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Garage Gurus™ to Host its Second Facebook Live Event on August 16

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 10, 2017 -- Garage Gurus™, Federal-Mogul Motorparts' first-of-its-kind national training platform, will hold its second Facebook Live event on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Featuring Guru John Dixon and broadcast from Federal-Mogul Motorparts' Skokie, Illinois, Technical ... Continue reading

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

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

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will today present Blank Children's Hospital with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Develops Remote Unlock/Start Technology for the First Time in Korea

Hyundai Mobis Develops Remote Unlock/Start Technology for the First Time in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea—A smartphone-based smartkey that prevents the risk of smartkey hacking and provides more user convenience was developed for the first time in Korean technologies. Competition over automobile and ICT convergence technologies for the future auto market is now getting fiercer. ... Continue reading

IDTechEx Research: Ship Energy Independence from Multimode Energy Harvesting

IDTechEx Research: Ship Energy Independence from Multimode Energy Harvesting

BOSTON, Aug. 10, 2017 -- It is now becoming clear that the appalling emissions from ships can be virtually eliminated. ... Continue reading

Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround

10 August 2017 Lotus delivers radical financial turnaround Profit Before Tax improvement of £10m in second half of FY 2016/17 Positive EBITDA of £2m for FY 2016/17 (up £18.2m) Sales up 57% in mainland Europe and six-fold sales growth in North America Lotus is now self-sufficient and sustainable, and on target ... Continue reading

New High Thermal Conductivity Seats and Guides from Federal-Mogul Powertrain Keep Engine Valves Cooler

New High Thermal Conductivity Seats and Guides from Federal-Mogul Powertrain Keep Engine Valves Cooler

BURSCHEID, Germany, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Federal-Mogul Powertrain will debut new materials for valve seats and guides with improved thermal conductivity at the 2017 IAA Show in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Continue reading

Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Motorcycle Laser Headlight Market in the Next Five Years by Technavio

Top 3 Emerging Trends Impacting the Motorcycle Laser Headlight Market in the Next Five Years by Technavio

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

Understanding the Future of the Light Vehicle Diesel Engine: Freedonia Group's Gleb Mytko

Understanding the Future of the Light Vehicle Diesel Engine: Freedonia Group's Gleb Mytko

CLEVELAND, Aug. 10, 2017 -- The global automotive diesel engine industry is currently in a state of flux. Major developments occur on almost a weekly basis, which makes understanding the multi-faceted industry difficult. Many automakers have scaled back their diesel engine operations and increased spending on electric ... Continue reading

United Airlines to Offer More Options for Seattle-Area Customers with Daily Service Between Paine Field and its Denver and San Francisco Hubs

United Airlines to Offer More Options for Seattle-Area Customers with Daily Service Between Paine Field and its Denver and San Francisco Hubs

EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 10, 2017 -- Nearly 80 years after operating the first commercial flight from Paine Field, United Airlines (UAL) today announced it is returning to the airport and will offer customers six daily flights to its hubs in Denver and San Francisco beginning in the fall of 2018. ... Continue reading

2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance First In Class Winner To Enter Rare 1952 Delahaye Coupe

2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance First In Class Winner To Enter Rare 1952 Delahaye Coupe

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2017 -- David Disiere, owner of the winner of First In Class K-2: Delahaye Postwar category in the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, will enter a unique Delahaye vehicle in the Postwar closed category at this year's event commencing August 15, 2017. ... Continue reading

Honda 2Wheelers India Inaugurates Fourth Assembly Line at its Karnataka Plant

Honda 2Wheelers India Inaugurates Fourth Assembly Line at its Karnataka Plant

Honda 2Wheelers India Inaugurates Fourth Assembly Line at its Karnataka Plant ... Continue reading

Jaguar Brings Excitement To Dull And Boring With New 2018 Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar Brings Excitement To Dull And Boring With New 2018 Jaguar F-Type

Yesterday, on Dull and Boring Day, Jaguar announced the launch of a new campaign for the 2018 Jaguar F-TYPE to bring excitement to the two towns of Dull, Perthshire in Scotland and Boring in Oregon, U.S. Jaguar selected two residents of Boring, and another pair from Dull, to inspire some excitement in each of the chose ... Continue reading

Infiniti Retro Prototype to Debut at 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Infiniti Retro Prototype to Debut at 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

At the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance INFINITI will unveil a heritage inspired prototype vehicle that captures the ingenuity and adventure of early motor sports with the brand’s contemporary ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language. ... Continue reading

Fast Food Is A Firm Favorite For Motorists

Fast Food Is A Firm Favorite For Motorists

New research* from Europcar UK, a subsidiary of Europcar Group, the European leader in vehicle rental services and a major player in sustainable mobility markets, reveals that 90% of UK drivers will choose which service station they stop at based on their favorite fast food outlet. ... Continue reading

10-Year Salt Delivery Program Proposed for Bonneville Salt Flats +VIDEO

10-Year Salt Delivery Program Proposed for Bonneville Salt Flats +VIDEO

Three separate organizations representing racers and industry are in discussions with Intrepid Potash-Wendover, Inc., a potash mine operator, on ways to increase the amount of salt brine being pumped onto the Bonneville Salt Flats. As Speed Week celebrates its 68th anniversary, the racing community is exploring ways to ... Continue reading

2017 VOLVO S90 Review By Steve Purdy

2017 VOLVO S90 Review By Steve Purdy

First out of the box for the new Volvo was the XC90 crossover that won just about every design award in the business. And, we agree, it is a masterpiece of mid-size crossover competence and aesthetics. ... Continue reading

2017 Acura MDX AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Acura MDX AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

A new look and detail improvements keep the 2017 Acura MDX near the top of its class DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS The third generation of Acura’s flagship MDX crossover debuted for 2014. It’s had continuous upgrades ever since, with a nine-speed automatic transmission replacing the original six-speed last ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Records Second-Best July Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales Total In Company History

Kia Motors America Records Second-Best July Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales Total In Company History

Kia Motors America announced its second-best July Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle sales with 6,431 units sold, proving that consumers continue to be attracted to Kia's award-winning lineup of vehicles. Double digit gains for Kia's Sedona and Sportage helped the brand continue to outpace the industry in July. ... Continue reading

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