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Auto Industry’s Big Autonomous-Vehicle Challenges Are Exposing Consumers to AV Capabilities, Competing with Tech Companies, According to New AlixPartners Survey

Auto Industry’s Big Autonomous-Vehicle Challenges Are Exposing Consumers to AV Capabilities, Competing with Tech Companies, According to New AlixPartners Survey

While the future of mobility almost universally is thought to rest upon the pillar of autonomous vehicles, traditional automakers and suppliers have their work cut out for them both in exposing consumers to the advantages of AVs on one hand and in not ceding AV leadership and profits to technology companies on the othe ... Continue reading

Nissan’s Chris Reed anchors kickoff “fireside chat” at first-ever Technology in Motion Exhibition in Detroit

Nissan’s Chris Reed anchors kickoff “fireside chat” at first-ever Technology in Motion Exhibition in Detroit

2018 LEAF EV, with all-new design and improved driving range1, makes first public appearance at Technology in Motion (TIM), which runs through Sept. 8 at Detroit's Cobo Center Chris Reed, vice president, Nissan Technical Center North America, details North American contribution to second-generation Nissan LEAF electric ... Continue reading

G&D Integrated Awarded 2017 Membership In Midori Kai By Komatsu America Corporation

G&D Integrated Awarded 2017 Membership In Midori Kai By Komatsu America Corporation

MORTON, Ill., Sept. 6, 2017 -- G&D Integrated announced that their membership in Komatsu America Corporation's Midori Kai has been renewed for the tenth year, for their continuing work as a key supplier with Komatsu America PMO (Peoria Manufacturing Operations). Komatsu suppliers were recognized at a formal banquet in ... Continue reading

The Law Firms of Arent Fox LLP and Colson Hicks Eidson Filed Lawsuits on Behalf of Braman Audi Dealerships against Volkswagen and Audi for Deceptive and Unlawful Business Practices

The Law Firms of Arent Fox LLP and Colson Hicks Eidson Filed Lawsuits on Behalf of Braman Audi Dealerships against Volkswagen and Audi for Deceptive and Unlawful Business Practices

CORAL GABLES, Fla.—The law firms of Arent Fox LLP and Colson Hicks Eidson filed lawsuits yesterday in West Palm Beach federal court on behalf of two Braman Audi dealerships – Braman Audi of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Prestige Audi in Lakewood, Colorado – against Defendants Volkswagen AG and other VW-affiliated ... Continue reading

Yamaha Introduces All-New Star Eluder Bagger Motorcycle

Yamaha Introduces All-New Star Eluder Bagger Motorcycle

V-Twin Motorcycle Escapism Meets the Ultimate Combination of Emotional Character and Technology. ... Continue reading

IIHS: Four Small Pickups Earn Top Rating For Small Overlap Front Crash Test +VIDEO

IIHS: Four Small Pickups Earn Top Rating For Small Overlap Front Crash Test +VIDEO

ARLINGTON, Va. — Four out of eight small pickup trucks evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety earn good ratings for occupant protection in all five IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, but the lack of an automatic emergency braking system and poor-rated headlights mean these pickups fall short of qualif ... Continue reading

Hyundai Tackles Another NFL Season By Driving The 2017 Kickoff

Hyundai Tackles Another NFL Season By Driving The 2017 Kickoff

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 -- The wait is almost over, the first kickoff of the 2017 NFL season is just two days away and Hyundai has suited up to give fans an even better experience. ... Continue reading

NASA Astronauts Back From Space, Available To Talk With Media

NASA Astronauts Back From Space, Available To Talk With Media

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer, who returned to Earth on Sept. ... Continue reading

San Antonio Auto & Truck Show Announces Exciting Addition of 2018 Performance Green Car of the Year Award to 2017 Show

San Antonio Auto & Truck Show Announces Exciting Addition of 2018 Performance Green Car of the Year Award to 2017 Show

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 6, 2017 -- The San Antonio Auto & Truck Show is adding an all-new award to its popular Green Car Awards™ program presented annually by Green Car Journal. ... Continue reading

Fewer Motorists Killed, Injured Over Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Fewer Motorists Killed, Injured Over Labor Day Holiday Weekend

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 6, 2017; Fewer people were killed or injured in traffic crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) over the 2017 Labor Day holiday weekend compared to the same period last year. ... Continue reading

Iceland Racks Up a Mercedes-Benz Vans Milestone

Iceland Racks Up a Mercedes-Benz Vans Milestone

Building on success: Iceland's Alex McKinlay, left, and Steve Bridge, of Mercedes-Benz Vans Iceland racks up a Mercedes-Benz Vans milestone Four years after resolving to switch its entire fleet of home delivery vehicles to Mercedes-Benz, Iceland Foods has taken delivery of its 1,000th Sprinter panel van. The landmark v ... Continue reading

New TVR Global Debut This Friday

New TVR Global Debut This Friday

Celebrating TVR’s 70th anniversary with the new car unveiling among historic TVRs ... Continue reading

Citroën Unveils New Brand Signature “Inspired By You” at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Citroën Unveils New Brand Signature “Inspired By You” at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Ever since it was founded in 1919, Citroën has not stopped imagining and popularising innovative solutions to improve motoring for all. From the Traction Avant to the 2CV; from the Type H to the Berlingo; from the Méhari to the E-Méhari; from Picasso MPVs to Aircross SUVs – Citroën has always adapted to changes i ... Continue reading

Land Rover Launches New Marketing Campaign To Celebrate Arrival Of All-New Range Rover Velar In North America

Land Rover Launches New Marketing Campaign To Celebrate Arrival Of All-New Range Rover Velar In North America

The fourth member of the Range Rover family, the Range Rover Velar is a mid-size luxury SUV that delivers new levels of refinement, elegance and technology to the segment. ... Continue reading

Car Review: 2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring AWD Review By Steve Purdy

Car Review: 2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring AWD Review By Steve Purdy

Exterior design follows the brand’s styling theme with bold, gaping, trapezoidal grille, stylishly flowing lines and some dramatic sculpting for definition. In addition to the exterior design the brash, blue color of our tester (Mazda calls it Dynamic Blue Mica) draws attention as well. The floating roofline slopes q ... Continue reading

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