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Cassini to Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn

Cassini to Begin Final Five Orbits Around Saturn

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft will enter new territory in its final mission phase, the Grand Finale, as it prepares to embark on a set of ultra-close passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere with its final five orbits around the planet. ... Continue reading

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Cadillac Protection Selects MaximTrak Digital F&I Solutions for its U.S. Dealers

Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Cadillac Protection Selects MaximTrak Digital F&I Solutions for its U.S. Dealers

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 9, 2017 -- MaximTrak Technologies, the international finance and insurance (F&I) platform provider, announced today that Chevrolet-Buick-GMC and Cadillac (CBGC) Protection, General Motors' Protection coverage group, has selected the MaximTrak Digital F&I Retailing Suite of solutions for its North Ameri ... Continue reading

Force and Hight Ready to Rumble at Kelly Services Night Under Fire

Force and Hight Ready to Rumble at Kelly Services Night Under Fire

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Force and Hight Ready to Rumble at Kelly Services Night Under Fire Championship-winning NHRA Funny Car driver John Force and his John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight will bring a heaping helping of horsepower and heat to the 40th Annual ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Telematics Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are MiX Telematics, TomTom Telematics, Trimble & Verizon - Research and Markets

Global Commercial Telematics Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are MiX Telematics, TomTom Telematics, Trimble & Verizon - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Commercial Telematics Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global commercial telematics market to decline at a CAGR of 18.42% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Electric Vehicle Charger Market to Grow at a CAGR of 43.7% by 2021: Key Vendors are AeroVironment, ChargePoint, Evatran & Leviton - Research and Markets

Global Electric Vehicle Charger Market to Grow at a CAGR of 43.7% by 2021: Key Vendors are AeroVironment, ChargePoint, Evatran & Leviton - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Electric Vehicle Charger Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global electric vehicle charger market to grow at a CAGR of 43.72% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Kerrigan Advisors Represents Downtown LA Auto Group in Sale to Lithia Motors

Kerrigan Advisors Represents Downtown LA Auto Group in Sale to Lithia Motors

IRVINE, Calif.—Kerrigan Advisors, the leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the US, represented and advised Downtown LA Auto Group, #55 on Automotive News’ 2016 Top 150 Dealership Group list, in its sale to Lithia Motors. This sale marks the fourth Top 100 Dealership Group that Kerrigan Advisors has re ... Continue reading

New Flyer Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results and Increases in 2017 Projected Deliveries

New Flyer Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results and Increases in 2017 Projected Deliveries

Summary of 2017 Q2 results compared to 2016 Q2 (U.S. Dollars except as noted): Revenue of $613.4 million increased by 4.5%. Adjusted EBITDA of $85.1 million increased by 6.0%. Net earnings of $42.8 million increased 23.1% and earnings per share of $0.69 increased 19.0%. Liquidity improved by $123.5 million to $366.3 mi ... Continue reading

Renesas Electronics’ R-Car SoC Accelerates Development of In-Vehicle Infotainment Applications With Support of Automotive Grade Linux Platform

Renesas Electronics’ R-Car SoC Accelerates Development of In-Vehicle Infotainment Applications With Support of Automotive Grade Linux Platform

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Renesas Electronics Corporation , a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has started volume shipment of its first R-Car system-on-chip (SoC) incorporating Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)-based software. AGL is a cross-industry effort to develop a fully open so ... Continue reading

Duke Robotics, Developer of Innovative Military Drone Technology, Launches Regulation A+ Investment Round

Duke Robotics, Developer of Innovative Military Drone Technology, Launches Regulation A+ Investment Round

GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017 -- Duke Robotics, Inc., developer of advanced robotic systems technology, announced today that its offering of up to $15 Million of common stock has been qualified by the SEC under Tier II of Regulation A+. Anyone, not just wealthy investors, can purchase stock for as little as $450 and ... Continue reading

Boyd Autobody & Glass Increases Presence in Alberta with Acquisition of Concours Collision Centres

Boyd Autobody & Glass Increases Presence in Alberta with Acquisition of Concours Collision Centres

WINNIPEG, Aug. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced that it has acquired a multi-store operation ("MSO") located in the Calgary, Alberta region, adding an additional four collision repair centres to its presence in the market. ... Continue reading

Celebrity Cruises Appoints First Ever Female Captain in the Galapagos

Celebrity Cruises Appoints First Ever Female Captain in the Galapagos

MIAMI, Aug. 9, 2017 -- For the first time in cruise industry history a female seafarer will navigate the rich archipelago of the Galapagos as captain. ... Continue reading

Competition Begins at 80th National Truck Driving Championships

Competition Begins at 80th National Truck Driving Championships

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations opened competition at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships being held at the Orange County Convention Center. ... Continue reading

Legends Car Rentals Just Added to the Size of Its Fleet

Legends Car Rentals Just Added to the Size of Its Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Legends Car Rentals announces they have just added a new division to their company: Legends Van Rentals. ... Continue reading

A.lot Parking Set to Transform Residential Parking Starting from San Diego, CA

A.lot Parking Set to Transform Residential Parking Starting from San Diego, CA

SAN DIEGO—A.lot Parking, a Seattle based parking technology and management company, launches its service to replace magnetic cards and remote controls with license plate recognition (LPR) cameras, guaranteeing full supervision and security for parking lot administrators and residents. An apartment building in downtow ... Continue reading

AAR Begins Work on 15-Year $909 Million Landing Gear Contract for USAF

AAR Begins Work on 15-Year $909 Million Landing Gear Contract for USAF

WOOD DALE, Ill., Aug. 9, 2017 -- AAR received the Notice to Proceed on the $909,394,297 fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force for the Landing Gear Performance-Based Logistics One program. ... Continue reading

Aftermarket Sales of Automotive Batteries to Reach $5.3 Billion in 2021

Aftermarket Sales of Automotive Batteries to Reach $5.3 Billion in 2021

CLEVELAND, Aug. 9, 2017 -- In 2016, North American aftermarket demand for automotive batteries totaled US$4.5 billion, more than three times larger than the next largest product category. ... Continue reading

Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer program once again named No. 1 loyalty program by U.S. News & World Report

Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer program once again named No. 1 loyalty program by U.S. News & World Report

SEATTLE, Aug. 9, 2017 -- For the third year in a row, Alaska Mileage Plan has received top honors in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Airline Rewards Programs. ... Continue reading

Automotive Wheel Bearing Market: By Bearing Type, Vehicle Type & By Region - Global Forecast (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

Automotive Wheel Bearing Market: By Bearing Type, Vehicle Type & By Region - Global Forecast (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Automotive Wheel Bearing Market - Forecast (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Globally, the increasing demand and consumption of automobiles is expected to remain the key growth driver for wheel bearing during the period of study. ... Continue reading

Axalta Showcases Imron High Performance Commercial Vehicle Coatings at Bus Expo 2017 in China

Axalta Showcases Imron High Performance Commercial Vehicle Coatings at Bus Expo 2017 in China

SHANGHAI—Axalta Coating Systems , a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will display its Imron® high performance coating for the heavy-duty and commercial automotive sector at the Bus Expo 2017 which begins today and runs through August 11. Held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, the e ... Continue reading

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Engages Weber Shandwick to Promote Travel to The Islands Of The Bahamas

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Engages Weber Shandwick to Promote Travel to The Islands Of The Bahamas

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and engagement firms, announced today that it has been chosen by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism to provide communications support in the U.S. and Canada, as well as project work in the U.K. and Latin America. ... Continue reading

Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary Serving the Detroit Automotive & Professional Service Firm Community

Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary Serving the Detroit Automotive & Professional Service Firm Community

TROY, Mich., Aug. 9, 2017 -- Auto industry upheaval over the past 25 years has meant significant change for the North American automotive supplier sector. ... Continue reading

Breakfast Technical Briefing on Trucking Stocks -- Celadon, Knight Transportation, Schneider National, and Swift Transportation

Breakfast Technical Briefing on Trucking Stocks -- Celadon, Knight Transportation, Schneider National, and Swift Transportation

NEW YORK, August 9, 2017 -- If you want a Stock Review on CGI, KNX, SNDR, or SWFT then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. DailyStockTracker.com has initiated research coverage on Celadon Group Inc. , Knight Transportation Inc. , Schneider National Inc. ... Continue reading

Chemours Responds to EPA 2015 Ruling to Regulate HFCs

Chemours Responds to EPA 2015 Ruling to Regulate HFCs

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 9, 2017 -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) , a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, expresses its disappointment with the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit regarding EPA's Significant New ... Continue reading

China EV (Electric Vehicle) Motor Controller Industry Report, 2017-2020 - Research and Markets

China EV (Electric Vehicle) Motor Controller Industry Report, 2017-2020 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "China EV (Electric Vehicle) Motor Controller Industry Report, 2017-2020" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. China's demand for EV motor controllers was around 590,000 sets or worth RMB9.1 billion or so in 2016, primarily concentrated in commercial vehicle field. ... Continue reading

Chris Burns Hoping to Turn Season Around in Upcoming Races at Carteret and Southern National

Chris Burns Hoping to Turn Season Around in Upcoming Races at Carteret and Southern National

[image: Inline image 1] Chris Burns Hoping to Turn Season Around; Looks Ahead to ECLLM Races [image: Inline image 3] *Chris Burns hangs out with fans during a pre-race autograph session at Carteret County Speedway. (Photo credit: Andy Marquis/Race22.com)* Chris Burns had high hopes entering the 2017 season after scorin ... Continue reading

Cox Communications Acquires Blueprint RF

Cox Communications Acquires Blueprint RF

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Cox Communications today announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Blueprint RF, a leading managed network solutions provider serving major hotel brands and hotel properties across the United States.   The acquisition of Blueprint RF, based in Norcross, Ga., immediately expands Cox ... Continue reading

Dana Incorporated Recognized as a Most Valuable Brand by Insights Success Magazine

Dana Incorporated Recognized as a Most Valuable Brand by Insights Success Magazine

MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Dana Incorporated has been recognized as one of the "20 Most Valuable Brands in 2017" by Insights Success magazine. ... Continue reading

Endeavor Robotics has received an order to deliver 32 man portable Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGVs) to the United States Armed Forces

Endeavor Robotics has received an order to deliver 32 man portable Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGVs) to the United States Armed Forces

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Aug. 9, 2017 -- Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based, leading ground robotics company has received an order for 32 of the battle-proven Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGV) equipped with the Endeavor Robotics uPoint Multi-Robot Control System. ... Continue reading

Global and China Automotive Lighting Industry Report 2017 - Focus on Laser/OLED/AFS/ADB/Night Vision System - Research and Markets

Global and China Automotive Lighting Industry Report 2017 - Focus on Laser/OLED/AFS/ADB/Night Vision System - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global and China Automotive Lighting Industry Report, 2016-2020" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Global automotive lighting market was worth about USD27.5 billion in 2016, a year-on-year growth of 9.6%, and is predicted to reach USD30.2 billion in 2017, a 9.8% rise from a year ago ... Continue reading

Global and China PV Charging Station Market Report, 2017-2020 - Research and Markets

Global and China PV Charging Station Market Report, 2017-2020 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global and China PV Charging Station Market Report, 2017-2020" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Driven by rapid development of new energy vehicles, the supporting facilities like charging station and charging pile also flourish. ... Continue reading

Hino Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Manufacturing Trucks In West Virginia

Hino Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Manufacturing Trucks In West Virginia

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 9, 2017 -- Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, West Virginia celebrated 10 years of Medium Duty truck production. ... Continue reading

In-vehicle Infotainment Market Worth 30.47 Billion USD by 2022

In-vehicle Infotainment Market Worth 30.47 Billion USD by 2022

PUNE, India, August 9, 2017 -- The report "In-Vehicle Infotainment Market by Component (Info Unit, Control Panel, HUD, TCU), Type (Embedded, Tethered, Integrated), Service (Entertainment, Navigation, Diagnostic, eCall), Operating System, Connectivity, Electric & ICE Vehicle & Region - Forecast to 2022", published by Ma ... Continue reading

Japanese Defence Market Forecast 2017-2027

Japanese Defence Market Forecast 2017-2027

LONDON, August 9, 2017 -- Forecasts by Expenditure (Personnel, Obligatory, Material), by Procurement (Defence Equipment by Type: Aircraft, Marine Vessel, Missile, Vehicle, Ballistic Missile Defence, Defence System by Type: Communication, Radar, Command and Control, Electronic Warfare, Network Security, Defence Electron ... Continue reading

Norway: Oslo and Trondheim Among Priciest Car Rental Destinations in Europe

Norway: Oslo and Trondheim Among Priciest Car Rental Destinations in Europe

OSLO, Norway, August 9, 2017 -- The Norwegian cities of Oslo and Trondheim are among the most expensive destinations in Europe to rent a car, according to a survey conducted by CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared car rental prices for 50 destinations across Europe during August 2017. ... Continue reading

Prominent Silicon Valley Leaders to Host Inaugural Campbell Trophy Summit

Prominent Silicon Valley Leaders to Host Inaugural Campbell Trophy Summit

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Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Southwest Airlines Co. ... Continue reading

TripIt Pro Takes the Hassle Out of Getting to Your Gate

TripIt Pro Takes the Hassle Out of Getting to Your Gate

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2017 -- TripIt® from Concur®, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, released interactive airport maps that give travelers everything they need to quickly and easily find their way through the airport. ... Continue reading

TSA PreCheck® and TWIC programs to be offered at Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA)

TSA PreCheck® and TWIC programs to be offered at Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. & BILLERICA, Mass.—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) and MorphoTrust USA announced today a partnership to include IdentoGO centers at six MDOT MVA locations in Maryland. ... Continue reading

Uniden’s New R1 and R3 Radar Detectors Fuel High Praise from Independent Product Review

Uniden’s New R1 and R3 Radar Detectors Fuel High Praise from Independent Product Review

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail According to a recent review by Veil Guy, a leading authority and influencer of the countermeasure industry, the new R1 and R3 radar detectors from Uniden “redefine what’s possible” and provide “jaw-dropping performance.” Veil Guy summarizes his review with, “I believe the ... Continue reading

All Aboard the First Ever Kid's Coach by Chiltern Railways

All Aboard the First Ever Kid's Coach by Chiltern Railways

LONDON, August 9, 2017 -- Dedicated family-friendly carriage being trialled by Chiltern Railways to help keep kids entertained this summer holidays Summer holidays deal for families travelling to London from £25 with Chiltern Railways including 2FOR1 entry to London attractions The laughter and chatter of excited chil ... Continue reading

Alpha Baking Company Orders Additional Workhorse Electric E-GEN Vehicles Following Successful First Deployment

Alpha Baking Company Orders Additional Workhorse Electric E-GEN Vehicles Following Successful First Deployment

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Workhorse Group Inc. , an American technology company focused on providing electric mobility solutions to the commercial transportation sector, announced today that Alpha Baking Company has ordered five additional range-extended electric E-GEN step vans following the successful deployment of ... Continue reading

Cars.com Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Cars.com Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Cars.com, Inc. – today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2017. ... Continue reading

Could Rideshare Advertising be a $2 Billion Space for Advertisers? +VIDEO

Could Rideshare Advertising be a $2 Billion Space for Advertisers? +VIDEO

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2017 -- A group of San Diego tech entrepreneurs believe with the right partner, their platform will be able to quickly monetize the rideshare advertising space. ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 9 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 9 Best Cars to Buy Now

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2017 U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled August's list of the Best Cars to Buy Now. ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Volkswagen Passat A family-sized sedan By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_9333) When I am new car shopping the power train is right at the top of my list of particulars that come in to consideration. The reality of today is that, more often than not, choices within ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID LIMITED AWD Review by Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

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