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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY TWO

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY TWO

A big topic of conversation continues to be around autonomous and self-driving vehicles, some of which we reported on yesterday with the Continental Automotive- and Magna-supported drive from Detroit to Canada to Traverse City making for the first international drive of automated cars. While most experts think level 4 ... Continue reading

Advancements in Electric Vehicles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Safety systems and Autonomous Vehicles - Research and Markets

Advancements in Electric Vehicles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Safety systems and Autonomous Vehicles - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Advancements in Electric Vehicles, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Safety systems and Autonomous Vehicles" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. This issue of Automotive and Transportation TOE covers key developments in fleet driver safety, collision avoidance system, traffic manage ... Continue reading

Live, Virtual, Constructive or Mixed-reality Training Transforms US DoD Training and Simulation Market

Live, Virtual, Constructive or Mixed-reality Training Transforms US DoD Training and Simulation Market

Advanced technologies will produce cost and time efficiencies by providing high-quality training when and where needed, finds Frost & Sullivan's Defense team SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 -- The trend toward live, virtual, constructive or mixed-reality training is accelerating and continues to drive investment and ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda3 Gains More Standard Equipment in all Trim Levels

2018 Mazda3 Gains More Standard Equipment in all Trim Levels

August 2, 2017 IRVINE, Calif. (August 2, 2017) – Mazda3’s combination of craftsmanship, quality and uncommonly good driving dynamics place it apart from its competition in the crowded compact segment. ... Continue reading

Fiery Fun Planned for 40th Annual Kelly Services Night Under Fire

Fiery Fun Planned for 40th Annual Kelly Services Night Under Fire

Fiery Fun Planned for 40th Annual Kelly Services Night Under Fire The fireworks will be flying as furiously as the famous cars at the 40th Annual Kelly Services Night Under Fire, Aug. 12, 2017 at Summit Motorsports Park. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Announces Expansion Of Its Pediatric Cancer Research Grant - The Hyundai Quantum And Hyundai Quantum Collaboration Awards

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Announces Expansion Of Its Pediatric Cancer Research Grant - The Hyundai Quantum And Hyundai Quantum Collaboration Awards

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® today announced the expansion of its Hyundai Quantum Award grant program, which is aimed at increasing the scientific understanding of pediatric cancers with poor prognosis and outcomes. ... Continue reading

It Pays to Take a Closer Look: Mytyres.co.uk Offers Tips on Buying a Second-Hand Car

It Pays to Take a Closer Look: Mytyres.co.uk Offers Tips on Buying a Second-Hand Car

Mytyres.co.uk offers tips on buying a second-hand car (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail HANOVER, Germany—When you really want to change cars but don’t have much of a budget, you need to go second-hand. The choice is huge – countless websites and Internet platforms of ... Continue reading

Phoenix-Based Carvana Rises up with a New Way to Buy a Car in the Valley of the Sun

Phoenix-Based Carvana Rises up with a New Way to Buy a Car in the Valley of the Sun

ess than five years ago, Carvana embarked on a mission to change the way people buy cars, disrupting the decades-old dealership model by putting cars online and customers in control. Since its founding in Phoenix, Carvana has launched a local presence in 32 markets, and today is proud to announce its hometown is market ... Continue reading

Energy Use Rankings State By State

Energy Use Rankings State By State

Among states, Texas consumes the most energy, Vermont the least Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, State Energy Data System EIA’s State Energy Data System (SEDS) recently released 2015 data estimates for all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The estimates include data on both total energy cons ... Continue reading

Nissan Reveals First Of A Kind Rear Door Alert (RDA)

Nissan Reveals First Of A Kind Rear Door Alert (RDA)

Rear Door Alert (RDA), an idea proposed by a pair of Nissan engineers, who are also mothers, inspired by Nissan's ... Continue reading

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

2017 Car Review - 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Review By John Heilig

But Fiat is back, and their latest venture into sports cars is the 124 Spider. Now, I remember a Fiat 124 from “back in the day.” It was a 2+2 open-top sporty car and it was the first car I ever earned a perfect score in during a rally. Sadly, my navigator never actually registered us, so we missed out on a great p ... Continue reading

Older, Not Wiser: New Study Reveals Teens Become Riskier Drivers As They Enter Senior Year

Older, Not Wiser: New Study Reveals Teens Become Riskier Drivers As They Enter Senior Year

BOSTON, Aug. 2, 2017 -- As teens get ready to head back to school this fall, a new study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) finds that older teen drivers are overconfident and perceive themselves as safer drivers despite experiencing more accidents and near misses (5 ... Continue reading

2017 Ford F-250 SRW 4X4 Crew Cab Review By John Heilig

2017 Ford F-250 SRW 4X4 Crew Cab Review By John Heilig

We called it the BAT Mobile, for Big A** Truck Mobile. There’s no question that the Ford F-250 is, as Donald Trump would say, Yuge. It’s wheelbase alone is longer than a Fiat 500. With its outside rear view mirrors fully extended, it’s only two feet shorter than the Fiat is long. ... Continue reading

2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack Review By John Heilig

2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack Review By John Heilig

2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack ENGINE:6.4-liter HEMI V8 TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic with paddle shifters HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 485 hp @ 6,000 rpm/475 lb.-ft. @ 4,200 rpm WHEELBASE: 120.2 i ... Continue reading

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