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Drivers Still Want To Drive- BMW Selling Cars

Drivers Still Want To Drive- BMW Selling Cars

Munich. After another strong performance in the first half of 2017, the BMW Group remains fully committed to implementing its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT with the ultimate aim of shaping the mobility of the future and the transformation of the automobile sector. ... Continue reading

CAR MBS Conference: Automated Vehicles – Training the Rest of Us +VIDEO

CAR MBS Conference: Automated Vehicles – Training the Rest of Us +VIDEO

By Martha Hindes Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel Traverse City MI August 3, 2017; Who hasn’t heard at least something about automated vehicles coming down the pike. For anyone involved in the auto industry, it’s becoming standard buzz. ... Continue reading

TravelCenters of America Launches Blog ‘Back on the Road’

TravelCenters of America Launches Blog ‘Back on the Road’

WESTLAKE, Ohio—TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters) operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has released an exciting update to its website. Their new blog, Back on the Road, shares engaging content, truck maintenance tips and advice plus the latest in exciting news and informat ... Continue reading

Concept Car Of The Year Winners Announced At Concours d'Elegance of America

Concept Car Of The Year Winners Announced At Concours d'Elegance of America

0Share Consider the competition, selected from vehicles introduced during the most-recent Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Toronto, and New York auto shows, vehicles that are flat-out concepts or just this side short of production. Blog Post: 7/30/2017 Gary S. Vasilash Editor-in-Chief, Gardner Business Media, Inc. Consid ... Continue reading

AGI Holdings Announces Acquisition of Aish Technologies Limited

AGI Holdings Announces Acquisition of Aish Technologies Limited

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2017 -- AGI Holdings LLC ("AGI"), an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company ("JFLCO"), announced today the recent acquisition of Aish Technologies Limited ("Aish") by one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. ... Continue reading

ARC Advisory Group Names IFS Leader in Aerospace and Defense EAM Software for Ninth Consecutive Year

ARC Advisory Group Names IFS Leader in Aerospace and Defense EAM Software for Ninth Consecutive Year

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2017 -- IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has today been confirmed as the number one vendor of enterprise asset management (EAM) software for the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector. This is the ninth consecutive year that IFS has been named as the global market leader by the major r ... Continue reading

Australia Commercial Vehicle Market to Reach $21.6 Billion by 2022: Growing Demand for Commercial Vehicles from Transportation, Construction & Logistics Sectors - Research and Markets

Australia Commercial Vehicle Market to Reach $21.6 Billion by 2022: Growing Demand for Commercial Vehicles from Transportation, Construction & Logistics Sectors - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Australia Commercial Vehicle Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Australia commercial vehicle market is projected to reach $ 21.66 billion by 2022. ... Continue reading

Automotive Power Electronics Market Worth 5.49 Billion USD by 2022

Automotive Power Electronics Market Worth 5.49 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, August 3, 2017 -- The report "Automotive Power Electronics Market by Application (Body Electronics, Chassis & Powertrain, Infotainment & Telematics, Safety & Security), Vehicle (PC, CV), EV (PHEV, BEV, HEV), Component (MCU, Power IC, Sensor), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMa ... Continue reading

Bouncie Smart-Device Turns Any Vehicle Into a Connected Car

Bouncie Smart-Device Turns Any Vehicle Into a Connected Car

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2017 -- Bouncie, a developer of innovative products and applications for the automotive industry, announced the launch of a connected vehicle device that provides drivers with access to valuable data from their automobile and helps them become safer drivers in the process. ... Continue reading

Data shows summer auto safety risks eclipse the rest of the year

Data shows summer auto safety risks eclipse the rest of the year

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2017 -- As the summer driving season rolls into August, Nationwide is helping its members become safer on the roadways through the comprehensive measurement and analysis of critical data about driving habits. ... Continue reading

Dow and Richard Childress Racing Launch ‘The Speed of STEM’ Learning Modules

Dow and Richard Childress Racing Launch ‘The Speed of STEM’ Learning Modules

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Dow Chevrolet (Photo: Business Wire) ???pagination.previous??? ???pagination.next??? Austin Dillon, driver of the No. ... Continue reading

Elio Motors Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Public Offering

Elio Motors Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Public Offering

PHOENIX—Elio Motors, Inc. (OTC QX:ELIO), a startup vehicle manufacturer planning to launch a three-wheeled vehicle, with a targeted base price of $7,450, that will get up to 84 mpg, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating t ... Continue reading

FTI Introduces Redesigned Powerglide Direct Replacement Drum and Drum Kit

FTI Introduces Redesigned Powerglide Direct Replacement Drum and Drum Kit

*[image: Inline image 1]* *FTI is at it again!* *Introduces Redesigned Powerglide Direct Replacement Drum and Drum Kit* DELAND, Fl, (August 3, 2017): Here at FTI, we are always striving to set new standards in the performance transmission industry. With newly incorporated and innovative design strategies taking place, ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Radar Market to Reach $7.3 Billion by 2022: Growing Demand for Autonomous Vehicles - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Radar Market to Reach $7.3 Billion by 2022: Growing Demand for Autonomous Vehicles - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Automotive Radar Market By Vehicle Type (PC, LCV and M&HCV), By Application (ACC, FCWS, BSD, LDWS and PA), By Region (North America, Europe & CIS, APAC, MEA and South Africa), Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2016-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global automo ... Continue reading

Greystones Awarded Army Cyber Center of Excellence Doctrine Award

Greystones Awarded Army Cyber Center of Excellence Doctrine Award

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2017 -- The Washington, D.C.-based Professional Consulting, Information Technology and Engineering firm, Greystones Group, has been awarded a contract for Doctrine Support from the US Army Cyber Center of Excellence (Cyber CoE) at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia. ... Continue reading

Huffman Auto Group Hires First-Ever Director of Operations

Huffman Auto Group Hires First-Ever Director of Operations

[huffman-logo.jpeg] For immediate release Media contact: Rebecca Spencer rebecca.spencer@neilhuffman.com<mailto:rebecca.spencer@neilhuffman.com> (502) 736-7306 Louisville, KY, August 3, 2017 -- The Neil Huffman Automotive Group is proud to announce the hiring of John D. Hill as the company's first ever Director of Oper ... Continue reading

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

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

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2017 -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will today present Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. ... Continue reading

Leaders Take On New Roles at AutoAlert

Leaders Take On New Roles at AutoAlert

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 3, 2017 -- AutoAlert, the automotive industry's leader in data mining and sales-lead generation, has announced the promotion of two of the company's senior executives to new leadership roles. ... Continue reading

Lockheed Martin Closes In On Shrinking the Telescope, Reveals First Images from Instrument as Thick as a Pen Cap

Lockheed Martin Closes In On Shrinking the Telescope, Reveals First Images from Instrument as Thick as a Pen Cap

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 3, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin today revealed the first images from an experimental, ultra-thin optical instrument, showing it could be possible to shrink space telescopes to a sliver of the size of today's systems while maintaining equivalent resolution. ... Continue reading

Malaysia Tire Market is Expected to Reach $ 2.26 Billion by 2022 - Driven by the Growing Demand for Vehicles & Continuing Infrastructure Development - Research and Markets

Malaysia Tire Market is Expected to Reach $ 2.26 Billion by 2022 - Driven by the Growing Demand for Vehicles & Continuing Infrastructure Development - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Malaysia Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Malaysia tire market is expected to reach $ 2.26 billion by 2022, on the back of growing demand for vehicles, continuing infrastructure development and increasing purchasing power of cons ... Continue reading

Middle East OTR Tire Market is Projected to Exhibit a CAGR of Over 10% During 2017-2022: Increasing Investments in Construction Sector of Middle East - Research and Markets

Middle East OTR Tire Market is Projected to Exhibit a CAGR of Over 10% During 2017-2022: Increasing Investments in Construction Sector of Middle East - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Middle East OTR Tire Market By Vehicle Type (Agriculture Equipment, Industrial Equipment's, ATVs, etc.), By Company, By Demand Category (OEM Vs. Replacement) Forecast & Opportunities, 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. ... Continue reading

Mobil 1™ to Continue as the ‘Official Motor Oil of NASCAR®’

Mobil 1™ to Continue as the ‘Official Motor Oil of NASCAR®’

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Today, at the NASCAR Fuel for Business meetings in New York City, ExxonMobil and NASCAR® announced the renewal of a long-standing partnership, continuing to designate its Mobil 1™ brand as the “Official Motor Oil of NASCAR®”. The newly signed agreement will extend the successful partnership to ... Continue reading

New Johnson Controls Hall Of Fame Village Logo Will Be A Powerful Symbol Of The First-Ever Sports And Entertainment "Smart City"

New Johnson Controls Hall Of Fame Village Logo Will Be A Powerful Symbol Of The First-Ever Sports And Entertainment "Smart City"

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2017 -- The new symbol of "The Most Inspiring Place on Earth!" unveiled today, represents an important milestone in the development of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village, the first-ever sports and entertainment "Smart City." Representing a landmark partnership, the Johnson Controls Hall of Fam ... Continue reading

Panasonic North America And Intel CEOs To Keynote At LA Auto Show's AutoMobility LA™

Panasonic North America And Intel CEOs To Keynote At LA Auto Show's AutoMobility LA™

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2017 -- AutoMobility LA™, the first true trade show for the new transportation sector, today announced that Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, and Tom Gebhardt, CEO of Panasonic Corporation of North America, will be keynotes at the 2017 event, taking place Nov. ... Continue reading

Pennzoil & Live Nation Collab in the Garage

Pennzoil & Live Nation Collab in the Garage

Hi News Team, Continuing the active role they have played in music for the past few years, Pennzoil is extending their collaboration with Live Nation on the hit video content series, Pennzoil Garage Sessions. Pennzoil Garage Sessions is featured on Pennzoil's custom-designed website (music.pennzoil.com<http://music.pen ... Continue reading

Singapore Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2022: Growing Internet Penetration to Drive Online Tire Sales - Research and Markets

Singapore Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2022: Growing Internet Penetration to Drive Online Tire Sales - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Singapore Tire Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2012-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The Singapore tire market is projected to grow to over $ 0.23 billion by 2022. ... Continue reading

South America OTR Tire Market to Reach $2.5 Billion by 2022 - Analysis By Vehicle Type (Agriculture Equipment, Industrial Equipment, ATVs, etc.) - Research and Markets

South America OTR Tire Market to Reach $2.5 Billion by 2022 - Analysis By Vehicle Type (Agriculture Equipment, Industrial Equipment, ATVs, etc.) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "South America OTR Tire Market By Vehicle Type (Agriculture Equipment, Industrial Equipment, ATVs, etc.), By Country, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. South America OTR tire market to reach over USD2.5 billion, in value terms, during 2012- ... Continue reading

SPA awarded $94M contract to provide Engineering and Technical Support for NAVSEA PEO IWS 2.0 Above Water Sensors Program

SPA awarded $94M contract to provide Engineering and Technical Support for NAVSEA PEO IWS 2.0 Above Water Sensors Program

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3, 2017 -- Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) received a $94 million follow-on prime contract award with the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS). As part of the contract, SPA will help the Above Water Sensors Program Office ... Continue reading

Special Report on 48V Technology In the Global Auto Industry 2017: Key Regulatory Drivers are in Place to Compel the Industry to Make the Switch - Research and Markets

Special Report on 48V Technology In the Global Auto Industry 2017: Key Regulatory Drivers are in Place to Compel the Industry to Make the Switch - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Special Report on 48V Technology In the Global Auto Industry" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. With ever-tightening regulations to reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel economy levels, global automakers and their suppliers have turned their attention to a range of technologies incl ... Continue reading

Special Report on U.S. Light Vehicle Equipment 2017: Sales of the New Vehicle Fleet Soared to a Record 17.46 Million in 2016 - Research and Markets

Special Report on U.S. Light Vehicle Equipment 2017: Sales of the New Vehicle Fleet Soared to a Record 17.46 Million in 2016 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Special Report on U.S. Light Vehicle Equipment" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Over the five year period covered in this report, the pace of change and introduction of new technology on new vehicles has accelerated greatly, with no abatement in sight. ... Continue reading

Supreme Court Asked To Hear Important Railroad Employee Whistleblower Case

Supreme Court Asked To Hear Important Railroad Employee Whistleblower Case

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2017 -- In a petition for writ of certiorari filed yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States was asked to hear the case of Edward Blackorby v. BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), an important case under the anti-retaliation provisions of the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA). The issue presen ... Continue reading

Survey Finds Varied Autonomy and Safety Technology Preferences for New Vehicles, IHS Markit Says

Survey Finds Varied Autonomy and Safety Technology Preferences for New Vehicles, IHS Markit Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—New research on consumer preferences for full autonomy in new vehicles finds the technology is not yet popular among a broad audience, according to analysts at IHS Markit. Ironically, the same audience ranked it among the very features they would be willing to pay the most for in their next new vehi ... Continue reading

Top 5 Vendors in the Mining Truck Market From 2017 to 2021: Technavio

Top 5 Vendors in the Mining Truck Market From 2017 to 2021: Technavio

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

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $26 Million Contract for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $26 Million Contract for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

ARCHBALD, Pa., Aug. 3, 2017 -- Lockheed Martin received a $26.5 million contract award from the U.S. Navy to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). The contract includes a base year order with options for four additional years. ... Continue reading

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH-MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY FOUR WRAP-UP

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH-MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY FOUR WRAP-UP

Well, just this. The auto business has always been, and will always be, cyclical. We’ve now been in the longest period of sustained growth in the industry’s history and it is just now leveling off. Does that mean we’re headed for a downswing? Probably. But so far it looks like it may be a gentle one. ... Continue reading

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH-MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY THREE

CENTER FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH-MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SEMINARS – DAY THREE

By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Conspicuous by his absence at the conference this year was Michigan’s governor. The tradition of the governor offering a key-note address to this large gathering of auto industry folks at MBS goes way back and had been seen as an opportunity for a bit of cheer leading, ... Continue reading

600 Supercars Set To Join Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

600 Supercars Set To Join Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Get set for high octane excitement at Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend on August 5th and 6th, with up to 600 incredible supercars due to take part in the show. See these legends of road and track as they rumble into the grounds of the National Motor Museum for the action-packed two-day show, then be amazed by jaw-dropping ... Continue reading

Diesel Vehicle Volumes are Expected to Plateau in the Early 2020s as Manufacturers Shift to More Efficient Gasoline Models

Diesel Vehicle Volumes are Expected to Plateau in the Early 2020s as Manufacturers Shift to More Efficient Gasoline Models

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the market for technologies that improve the energy efficiency of light duty vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICEs) and low voltage electrified propulsion, providing global market forecasts through 2026. Automakers and suppliers around the world are faced with the ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 GENESIS G90 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 GENESIS G90 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE GENESIS G90 VEHICLE The all-new Genesis G90 is a full-sized sedan loaded up with so much premium style and features it can rival any European counterpart. It’s also a contender in the performance category thanks to a response set of ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2017 Honda Accord Sedan Touring V6 Review By Larry Nutson

Car Review: 2017 Honda Accord Sedan Touring V6 Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Honda Accord 4 Door Touring V6 2017 Honda Accord Sedan Touring V6 Review ... Continue reading

2017 Ford Escape Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

2017 Ford Escape Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

2017 Ford Escape Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HYUNDAI VELOSTER REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HYUNDAI VELOSTER REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS By Katrina Ramser San Francisco Bureau The Auto Channel INTRO TO THE VELOSTER VEHICLE Hyundai has engineered a beautiful marriage between a sports car and a compact with the Veloster, a unique three-door hatchback big on performance and value. You get distinctive style minus the big cost and fuel consum ... Continue reading

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