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Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

TOKYO, Aug, 09 2017; Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation. ... Continue reading

Parks Canada and Franklin Interim Advisory Committee Announce Next Steps for the Franklin Wrecks

Parks Canada and Franklin Interim Advisory Committee Announce Next Steps for the Franklin Wrecks

New Inuit Guardians Program will help protect Franklin wreck sites, support archaeology and visitor experience opportunities OTTAWA, Aug. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is announcing a new phase of what will be one of the largest and most important underwater archaeological undertakings in Canadian history, ... Continue reading

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 11, 2017 -- Middle school students across the country today participated in a live interactive broadcast of NASA astronaut Jack Fischer operating satellites developed by Aurora and MIT aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The basketball-sized, battery operated satellites were controlled ... Continue reading

Autonomous Trucks Market Analysis Report 2017-2027

Autonomous Trucks Market Analysis Report 2017-2027

LONDON, August 11, 2017 -- Forecasts For Driverless, Self-Driving Vehicles By Sensor (Radar, Lidar, Image Sensor, Ultrasonic), By Hardware & Software (Communication Systems, Cameras, Gps System), By Type (Function-Specific Automation, Combined Function Automation, Limited Self-Driving Automation, Full Self-Driving Auto ... Continue reading

Axalta Introduces Syrox Waterborne Refinish Coating Brand to China

Axalta Introduces Syrox Waterborne Refinish Coating Brand to China

CHENGDU, China—Axalta Coating Systems , a leading global liquid and powder coatings supplier, has officially launched its Syrox® waterborne refinish coating brand in China to benefit domestic auto service companies. Syrox, an affordable, compact refinish system, is designed to deliver higher productivity and ease-of ... Continue reading

Bus Fleet Market Projected to Grow at CAGR of 7.38% by 2022 Says a New Research Report at ReportsnReports

Bus Fleet Market Projected to Grow at CAGR of 7.38% by 2022 Says a New Research Report at ReportsnReports

PUNE, India, August 11, 2017 -- Global Bus Fleet Market is projected to display a modest growth represented by a CAGR of 7.38% during 2017 - 2022. APAC accounts for the largest regional share in the total Bus market, mainly driven by the growing economies of China and India with increasing automotive production, rising ... Continue reading

Caterpillar Names General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Caterpillar Names General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 11, 2017 -- Caterpillar Inc. today announced its board of directors has appointed Suzette M. Long as the company's general counsel and corporate secretary. ... Continue reading

Companies to Watch as the EV Boom Unfolds

Companies to Watch as the EV Boom Unfolds

LONDON, August 11, 2017 -- The electric vehicle revolution is coming much faster than even some of the most bullish analysts expected. In late July, even the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world, said that he would buy an electric vehicle, acknowledging that the transition fro ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues 2016 Global Sustainability Report

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues 2016 Global Sustainability Report

FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Company today released its fifth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability report – “Responsibility the Cooper Way.” The report is available on the company’s corporate website at http://coopertire.com/Corporate-Responsibility/Sustainability.aspx. “Coo ... Continue reading

EPA NEWS: EPA orders Fairbanks company to close illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well

EPA NEWS: EPA orders Fairbanks company to close illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well

irbanks company to close illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well to protect nearby drinking water The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reached an agreement with Stepping Stone Builders, Inc., to close an illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well in Fairbanks, Alaska. EPA banned motor vehicle waste dispos ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 11, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ... Continue reading

Global Traffic Management Market to 2023 - Research and Markets

Global Traffic Management Market to 2023 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Traffic Management Market (2017-2023)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The traffic management market would garner market value of $72.7 Billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 21.6% Rapid demographic expansion and wide spread urban expansion in most of t ... Continue reading

GM Financial Launches Retail Term Notes Program

GM Financial Launches Retail Term Notes Program

FORT WORTH, Texas—GENERAL MOTORS FINANCIAL COMPANY, INC. (“GM Financial”) today announced the launch of GM Financial Term Notes, a program targeted to retail investors that offers medium-term notes through broker-dealers and registered investment advisers. The notes will be issued on a periodic basis, beginning i ... Continue reading

JBT Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

JBT Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2017 -- JBT Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a third quarter 2017 cash dividend of $0.10 per share of outstanding common stock. ... Continue reading

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Thursday's Results from Indianapolis

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Thursday's Results from Indianapolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES- NORTH CENTRAL DIVISION Contact: NHRA Field Marketing (626) 914-4761 LOCAL RACERS CROWNED IN INDY OPENER INDIANAPOLIS- Jason Coan, Don O`Neal, and Devin Isenhower all rang in wins in front of the home crowd in Indy Thursday evening. The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing ... Continue reading

PRESERVING WOODSTOCK: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Announces Historic Preservation Fundraising Campaign for the National Register Historic Site

PRESERVING WOODSTOCK: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Announces Historic Preservation Fundraising Campaign for the National Register Historic Site

BETHEL, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 48th Anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – the not-for-profit cultural center and museum located at the fabled festival's historic site – has announced a Crowdrise fundraising campaign to su ... Continue reading

Press Release: Automotive Radar Market to Witness a CAGR of 23% until 2022

Press Release: Automotive Radar Market to Witness a CAGR of 23% until 2022

Automotive Radar Market to Witness a CAGR of 23% until 2022 ... Continue reading

Prevagen Sponsored Josh Bilicki to Take on NASCAR Mid-Ohio Challenge

Prevagen Sponsored Josh Bilicki to Take on NASCAR Mid-Ohio Challenge

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 11, 2017 -- Prevagen's sponsorship of Josh Bilicki continues as he competes in the second of three road courses in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. ... Continue reading

Red Bull GRC Media Alert // Race Previews: Atlantic City

Red Bull GRC Media Alert // Race Previews: Atlantic City

Official website: redbullglobalrallycross.com<http://www.redbullglobalrallycross.com> Instagram: @GRCseries<http://www.instagram.com/grcseries> Twitter: @GRCseries<http://www.twitter.com/grcseries> www.facebook.com/g<http://www.facebook.com/redbullgrc>rcseries<http://www.facebook.com/grcseries> [https://gallery.mailchi ... Continue reading

Start Your Engines: The Shop Is Officially Open

Start Your Engines: The Shop Is Officially Open

SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2017 -- The Shop, a state-of-the-art club for car and motorcycle enthusiasts, opens today in Seattle's SoDo district. ... Continue reading

State Auto Financial Declares 105th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

State Auto Financial Declares 105th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Today the board of directors of State Auto Financial Corporation declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable Sept. 29, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. ... Continue reading

Teamsters To Picket At Levi's Stadium

Teamsters To Picket At Levi's Stadium

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 853 will picket at Levi's Stadium in the days leading up to the Saturday, Aug. ... Continue reading

US Hose & Belt Demand to Reach $6.8 Billion in 2021

US Hose & Belt Demand to Reach $6.8 Billion in 2021

CLEVELAND, Aug. 11, 2017 -- US hose and belt demand is forecast to reach $6.8 billion in 2021, according to Hoses & Belts: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. ... Continue reading

VIA Rail sets new record over August long weekend

VIA Rail sets new record over August long weekend

HIGHLIGHTSFrom Thursday, August 3, to Tuesday, August 8, 2017: VIA Rail Cross-Canada Services 84,400 passengers | 9.5% increase compared to 2016 More than 33 million kilometers travelled | 7.7% increase compared to 2016 13% increase in passenger revenue compared to 2016 Busiest day: Friday, August 4th Most popular dest ... Continue reading

Wyoming's Marijuana Laws to be Enforced during Great America Solar Eclipse

Wyoming's Marijuana Laws to be Enforced during Great America Solar Eclipse

CASPER, Wyo., Aug. 11, 2017 -- Visitors from across the globe expected to travel to Wyoming for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21 are being advised by law enforcement officials that the state's marijuana laws will be strictly enforced. ... Continue reading

2018 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Most Powerful Pickup with Chart-topping Capabilities Highest Available Fifth-wheel Towing and Record-Setting 930 lb.-ft. of Torque

2018 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty Most Powerful Pickup with Chart-topping Capabilities Highest Available Fifth-wheel Towing and Record-Setting 930 lb.-ft. of Torque

Ram Heavy Duty with Cummins 6.7-liter diesel brings total torque to 930 lb.-ft., highest rating ever for a pickup 30,000-lb. ... Continue reading

Automotive Active Rear Spoiler Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Automotive Active Rear Spoiler Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

a new report on the global automotive active rear spoiler market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Shore Power Project completed - Cruise ships can now be powered by electricity at the Port of Montreal

Shore Power Project completed - Cruise ships can now be powered by electricity at the Port of Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2017 The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is pleased to announce that its shore power project has been completed and that vessels docking at the Port of Montreal's new cruise terminal can now be powered by electricity. ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 12, 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB TALK RADIO LIVE FROM NYC THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 12, 2017) MORNING! 7-9 AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

Automotive Industry Leaders to Form Consortium for Network and Computing Infrastructure of Automotive Big Data

Automotive Industry Leaders to Form Consortium for Network and Computing Infrastructure of Automotive Big Data

It is estimated that the data volume between vehicles and the cloud will reach 10 exabytes per month around 2025, approximately 10,000 times larger than the present volume. This expected increase will trigger the need for new architectures of network and computing infrastructure to support distributed resources and top ... Continue reading

2018 Honda HR-V Arriving at Dealerships

2018 Honda HR-V Arriving at Dealerships

The 2018 Honda HR-V will continue to deliver one of the most versatile interiors in the segment thanks to Honda's 2<sup>nd</sup>-row Magic Seat® that offers four different modes for multiple seating and cargo-hauling configurations. ... Continue reading

Alaska Airlines extends early boarding for guests wearing Russell Wilson jersey

Alaska Airlines extends early boarding for guests wearing Russell Wilson jersey

SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2017 -- To support Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson during the 2017 football season, Alaska Airlines today announced the return of its popular promotion, inviting guests wearing his No. ... Continue reading

Bitauto to Report Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results on August 15, 2017

Bitauto to Report Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results on August 15, 2017

BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2017 -- Bitauto Holdings Limited ("Bitauto" or the "Company") , a leading provider of internet content & marketing services, and transaction services for China's fast-growing automotive industry, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, ... Continue reading

Fly Leasing Appoints Julie Ruehl as Chief Financial Officer

Fly Leasing Appoints Julie Ruehl as Chief Financial Officer

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2017 -- Fly Leasing Limited ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced it has appointed Julie Ruehl as its Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Gary Dales, who served as FLY's CFO for ten years. ... Continue reading

Magna Announces Second Quarter Results

Magna Announces Second Quarter Results

All-time quarter record sales, up 3% to $9.68 billion Second quarter record diluted earnings per share of $1.48, increased 5% Returned $484 million to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends AURORA, ON, Aug. 11, 2017 - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the ... Continue reading

Princess Cruises Eighth Annual Relaxation Report Reveals Half of Americans Don't Get the Sleep They Need

Princess Cruises Eighth Annual Relaxation Report Reveals Half of Americans Don't Get the Sleep They Need

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2017 -- Leading up to National Relaxation Day on August 15, Princess Cruises has released the results of its eighth annual Relaxation Report, which has revealed that when it comes to relaxation and sleep, many Americans are in need of a wakeup call. ... Continue reading

The City of Sanya Launches the Sanya Celebration in Moscow

The City of Sanya Launches the Sanya Celebration in Moscow

- Russian travel agencies will help to promote the Sanya tourism MOSCOW, Aug. 11, 2017 -- China's top tourist city Sanya held the 2017 Sanya Celebration (the "Celebration"), an international tourism promotional event themed "A Romantic Invitation to Beautiful Sanya", in Moscow, the capital of Russia, on August 10, rece ... Continue reading

West Virginia DMV to Feature Convenient Kiosk and Online Services at the State Fair

West Virginia DMV to Feature Convenient Kiosk and Online Services at the State Fair

CHARLESTON, W. Va.—Visitors to the State Fair of West Virginia in Fairlea can “Skip the Line” over the next 10 days and stop by the DMV booth to renew their vehicle registration and driver’s license, among other services. Fairgoers may recall that the DMV Now kiosk was first introduced at last year’s State Fa ... Continue reading

AutoCanada Inc. reports second quarter 2017 results

AutoCanada Inc. reports second quarter 2017 results

EDMONTON, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - AutoCanada Inc. (TSX: ACQ), one of Canada's largest, and only publicly traded, multi-location automobile dealership groups, today provided a corporate update and reported its financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2017. ... Continue reading

Automotive Properties REIT Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter of 2017

Automotive Properties REIT Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter of 2017

TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Automotive Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: APR.UN) ("Automotive Properties REIT" or the "REIT") today announced its financial results for the three-month ("Q2 2017") and six-month ("YTD 2017") periods ended June 30, 2017. ... Continue reading

Camping World Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

Camping World Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—Camping World Holdings Inc. ("Camping World," “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”), the nation's largest network of RV-centric retail locations, today reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. Unless stated otherwise, comparisons are to the same period of 2016. ... Continue reading

Four DSR drivers enjoy weekend off from racing by racing

Four DSR drivers enjoy weekend off from racing by racing

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DSR racers to enjoy weekend off by spending the weekend racing BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Aug. ... Continue reading

Fwd: Consumers Union to EPA: Vehicle Standards Should Be Strengthened to Expand Choice, Save Consumers Money

Fwd: Consumers Union to EPA: Vehicle Standards Should Be Strengthened to Expand Choice, Save Consumers Money

Good afternoon! EPA officially announced the re-opening of the midterm evaluation <https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-08/documents/ld-ghg-mte-request-comment-reconsider-frn-2017-08-10.pdf> of the fuel economy/greenhouse gas standards. Below is a statement from Consumers Union responding to the announcement ... Continue reading

Gates Corporation To Showcase Latest In Bicycle Technology At Denver's Velorama Festival

Gates Corporation To Showcase Latest In Bicycle Technology At Denver's Velorama Festival

DENVER, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Gates Corporation is pleased to support the inaugural Colorado Classic, a professional bicycle race featuring top pro cycling teams from around the world.  As part of this sponsorship, Gates executives will present leader jerseys to the men's and women's leaders at the end of each stage of th ... Continue reading

Want to meet Storm and Test-ride the new SONDORS e-bikes this Saturday?

Want to meet Storm and Test-ride the new SONDORS e-bikes this Saturday?

Hi The Auto Channel Team, Thought you'd be interested in checking out Sondors Test Ride Event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday, August 12. The public will be able to meet the founder of *Sondors*, *Storm Sondors*, and also be able to test ride the newest bike models: *Sonders X, Sondors Fold, Sondors Thin 7, and the Sond ... Continue reading

DENSO News Release - Industry leaders to form consortium for network and computing infrastructure of automotive big data

DENSO News Release - Industry leaders to form consortium for network and computing infrastructure of automotive big data

DENSO News Release - Industry leaders to form consortium for network and computing infrastructure of automotive big data day announced that they have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Charger Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Electric Vehicle Charger Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global electric vehicle charger market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Subaru Canada: 2018 Impreza Specs, Prices and Data

Subaru Canada: 2018 Impreza Specs, Prices and Data

Impreza maintains its starting price of $19,995 for 2018, to remain Canada's most affordable all-wheel drive As a Top Safety Pick+ for 2017, the Impreza set the benchmark as the first Small Car to achieve highest possible ratings in all IIHS tests 2018 Impreza will be available in showrooms across Canada this autumn. ... Continue reading

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 to Make North American Debut at Monterey Car Week +VIDEO

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 to Make North American Debut at Monterey Car Week +VIDEO

Fresh from its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) will introduce its latest high performance creation, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, to North American automotive enthusiasts during this year’s Monterey Car Week. Following its first public showing ju ... Continue reading

Bentley Bentayga Falconry By Mulliner +VIDEO

Bentley Bentayga Falconry By Mulliner +VIDEO

The Bentayga Falconry by Mulliner is an exquisite installation designed to house everything you need for a successful falconry expedition, fitted into the boot of your Bentayga. Hand-crafted by Bentley’s bespoke commissioning division; it is at once practical while delivering the pinnacle of luxury that Mulliner prom ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 AUDI A4 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 AUDI A4 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE AUDI A4 VEHICLE Would the Audi A4 be an auspicious choice for a more modest female? Or a capture a subtle nod for recognizing one’s own self-worth? If you’re anything like me, when trying on luxury-based sedans you want quality, bu ... Continue reading

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