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Allegiant Reports August 2017 Traffic

Allegiant Reports August 2017 Traffic

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Allegiant Travel Company today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for August 2017.  Scheduled Service August 2017 August 2016 Change Passengers 1,011,650 926,694 9.2% Revenue passenger miles (000) 880,926 836,248 5.3% Available seat miles (000) 1,035,099 965,939 7.2% Load facto ... Continue reading

automotiveMastermind and Equifax Team Up to Boost Car Sales through the Service Drive

automotiveMastermind and Equifax Team Up to Boost Car Sales through the Service Drive

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Dealerships with access to the automotiveMastermind® (Mastermind) technology now have the ability to deliver prescreen offers to consumers by using Equifax PowerLead Offer™. With the data obtained through PowerLead Offer, Mastermind is able to generate a Behavior Prediction Score (BPS) for ... Continue reading

BigRoad Launches ‘Buy Now, Get 3 Months Free’ Promotion to Help Owner-Operators Achieve ELD Mandate Compliance

BigRoad Launches ‘Buy Now, Get 3 Months Free’ Promotion to Help Owner-Operators Achieve ELD Mandate Compliance

WATERLOO, Ontario—BigRoad - A Fleet Complete Company has launched their ‘Buy Now, Get 3 Months Free’ promotion to make electronic logging device (ELD) compliance even more affordable for owner-operators (1-2 power units). Owner-operators who purchase a DashLink ELD by October 31st, 2017 will get 15 months for the ... Continue reading

Boeing Names Musser to Top Communications Post

Boeing Names Musser to Top Communications Post

CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today named Phil Musser as the company's next senior vice president of communications, succeeding Tom Downey, who has announced plans to step down from the role late this month and retire from the company early next year. ... Continue reading

Booking.com Shares Top Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest

Booking.com Shares Top Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest

NEW YORK, September 7, 2017 -- With an average of over six million visitors each year, it's no surprise that Oktoberfest is the world's largest folk festival. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay shares the top places to stay during Oktoberfest, whet ... Continue reading

Boston Marriott Newton Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Boston Marriott Newton Completes Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 7, 2017 -- In its 48th year, the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel announces the completion of an extensive, multi-million dollar interior renovation. ... Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Select Hurricane Harvey Relief Agencies for $2 Million Donation

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Select Hurricane Harvey Relief Agencies for $2 Million Donation

MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Carnival Cruise Line, its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc , and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have identified five non-profit organizations to receive a minimum of $2 million total in support of relief and rebuilding efforts following the devastating impact of Hur ... Continue reading

CheapOair Offers Tips to Help Travelers Navigate Hurricane Season

CheapOair Offers Tips to Help Travelers Navigate Hurricane Season

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 -- With 2017's second large hurricane approaching the United States this weekend, many travelers are left wondering what to do about their disrupted travel plans. ... Continue reading

Covestro polycarbonate blend revs up electric motorcycle from Alta Motors

Covestro polycarbonate blend revs up electric motorcycle from Alta Motors

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Alta Motors developed the Alta Pack, a custom, energy-dense battery pack for its Redshift MX and SM electric motorcycles. ... Continue reading

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Employee-Owner, Peter David, to Speak in US Army TRADOC Mad Scientist Group's Speaker Series

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Employee-Owner, Peter David, to Speak in US Army TRADOC Mad Scientist Group's Speaker Series

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Next week, one of DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation's (DAC) employee-owners, Peter David, will be presenting as part of US Army Training and Doctrine Command's (TRADOC) Mad Scientist Speaker Series. ... Continue reading

DT University Study Reveals Automotive Shoppers on Desktops Call Dealerships the Most

DT University Study Reveals Automotive Shoppers on Desktops Call Dealerships the Most

CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Despite the well-publicized shift in automotive digital advertising spend to mobile, most phone calls to dealerships are still generated by consumers shopping on their desktops and laptops, not their smartphones, according to a new study published today by DT University, the educational and t ... Continue reading

FCA US Recognized as a Top Employer for Hispanic Women

FCA US Recognized as a Top Employer for Hispanic Women

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 7, 2017 -- FCA US ranks #11 on the annual Latina Style Top 50 Report Report "is the most respected evaluation of corporate America's employment opportunities and policies as they pertain to Latinas" Fourteenth year the Company has been included in the Top 50 Report since the benchmark was est ... Continue reading

GE Sells Remaining Equity Stake in Penske Truck Leasing

GE Sells Remaining Equity Stake in Penske Truck Leasing

NORWALK, Conn.—GE [NYSE:GE] announced today that it has sold its remaining 15.5% equity stake in Penske Truck Leasing Co, L.P., to Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG) and MBK USA Commercial Vehicles, Inc. (MBK), a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Total proceeds are approximately $674 million -- with PAG buying approx ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Air Filters Market to 2022 By Type, Filter Media, Vehicle Type, Market, Region - Research and Markets

Global Automotive Air Filters Market to 2022 By Type, Filter Media, Vehicle Type, Market, Region - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Automotive Air Filters Market - By Type, Filter Media, Vehicle Type, Market, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The automotive air filter market was 4.51 billion USD in 2016 and is estimated to re ... Continue reading

Goodyear Announces New Senior Leadership Roles

Goodyear Announces New Senior Leadership Roles

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today named new leaders in two of its strategic business units.  Chris Delaney has been named president of Goodyear's Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) business unit. ... Continue reading

HKSTP stages APAC Innovation Summit 2017 -- Smart City Connected City

HKSTP stages APAC Innovation Summit 2017 -- Smart City Connected City

HONG KONG, Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Smart City vision for Hong Kong has been further crystalised at Hong Kong Science Park, as Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) today unveiled more forward-looking smart city initiatives using Science Park as a test bed and a living lab. ... Continue reading

HKSTP stages APAC Innovation Summit 2017 -- Smart City Connected City

HKSTP stages APAC Innovation Summit 2017 -- Smart City Connected City

HONG KONG, Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Smart City vision for Hong Kong has been further crystalised at Hong Kong Science Park, as Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) today unveiled more forward-looking smart city initiatives using Science Park as a test bed and a living lab. ... Continue reading

Hoffa: Autonomous Vehicle Bill Has Room For Improvement As It Makes Its Long March Through Congress

Hoffa: Autonomous Vehicle Bill Has Room For Improvement As It Makes Its Long March Through Congress

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act, legislation allowing for the nationwide deployment of automated driving technology. ... Continue reading

Hurricane Irma: Air Transat airlifts all travellers from Florida

Hurricane Irma: Air Transat airlifts all travellers from Florida

MONTREAL, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Transat is continuing its rescue operation and is evacuating its passengers that are in the trajectory of Hurricane Irma. ... Continue reading

HURRICANE IRMA: GasBuddy Calls on Large Gas Retail Chains in the Southeast to Actively Update Their Critical Station Information and Data to Aid Consumers Affected by Storm

HURRICANE IRMA: GasBuddy Calls on Large Gas Retail Chains in the Southeast to Actively Update Their Critical Station Information and Data to Aid Consumers Affected by Storm

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail GasBuddy Business Pages Emergency Updater (Photo: Business Wire) GasBuddy Business Pages Emergency Updater (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail BOSTON—GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting nearly 70 million drivers with the ... Continue reading

Insurance Claims Continue Steady Climb, According to New Runzheimer Research Report

Insurance Claims Continue Steady Climb, According to New Runzheimer Research Report

WATERFORD, Wis.—Runzheimer, a leading business vehicle technology and solutions provider, announced today its outlook for vehicle insurance premiums in the U.S. over the next three to twelve months. Experts regard late August through the end of September as peak hurricane season, and Runzheimer noted that Hurricane H ... Continue reading

Knightscope Achieves 100,000+ Mile Milestone of Autonomous Operation

Knightscope Achieves 100,000+ Mile Milestone of Autonomous Operation

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail K3 (indoor) and K5 (outdoor) Autonomous Data Machines have travelled collectively over 100,000 miles and have operated in the field in excess of 180,000 hours. (Graphic: Business Wire) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Knightscope, developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on ... Continue reading

LINE-X Joins Nationwide Mission Against Childhood Cancer As Official Partner Of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®; Hundreds Of Stores To Raise Critical Funds

LINE-X Joins Nationwide Mission Against Childhood Cancer As Official Partner Of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®; Hundreds Of Stores To Raise Critical Funds

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 7, 2017 -- LINE-X, a global leader in powerful protective coatings, renowned spray-on bedliners and first-rate truck accessories, is embarking on a mission against childhood cancer, joining St. ... Continue reading

Magneti Marelli Invests in Solid-state LiDAR Expert LeddarTech for the Joint Development of LiDAR Systems for Autonomous Driving

Magneti Marelli Invests in Solid-state LiDAR Expert LeddarTech for the Joint Development of LiDAR Systems for Autonomous Driving

DETROIT and MILAN, September 7, 2017 -- Magneti Marelli acquires a stake in the company and enters into a technical and commercial cooperation agreement  LeddarTech is a Canadian company that develops a proprietary LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for sel ... Continue reading

Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 Exhibitor Profiles

Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 Exhibitor Profiles

SAN FRANCISCO—Mobile World Congress Americas [#MWCA17] takes place 12-14 September 2017 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Please note the following important information: Mobile World Congress Americas Exhibitor News: https://www.mwcamericas.com/press-zone/exhibitor-online-news-center/ Information fo ... Continue reading

NASA Television Coverage Set for Next International Space Station Crew Launch

NASA Television Coverage Set for Next International Space Station Crew Launch

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA astronauts are among the three crew members poised to launch for a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station, and NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of their prelaunch activities, launch and their arrival on their orbital outpost.  ... Continue reading

New BFGoodrich® Winter T/A® KSI Tire Now Available Only in Canada

New BFGoodrich® Winter T/A® KSI Tire Now Available Only in Canada

Confidently tackles snow, ice and wet winter conditions LAVAL, QC, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - BFGoodrich® Tires delivers its next level of on-road control with the launch of the BFGoodrich® Winter T/A® KSI tire. ... Continue reading

New Energy Vehicle Market in China - Forecasts and Analysis by Technavio

New Energy Vehicle Market in China - Forecasts and Analysis by Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the new energy vehicle market in China from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new report on the new energy vehicle market in China from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

NFL and Hanscom Air Force Base Kick Off Football Season with Wounded Warrior Project Veterans

NFL and Hanscom Air Force Base Kick Off Football Season with Wounded Warrior Project Veterans

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate the start of the 2017 NFL season Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), with their partners the NFL and USAA®, hosted a military appreciation event for wounded veterans at Hanscom Air Force Base. ... Continue reading

NRDC and Partners Sue Trump Administration for Unlawful Delay of Fuel Economy Penalties

NRDC and Partners Sue Trump Administration for Unlawful Delay of Fuel Economy Penalties

https://us.vocuspr.com/Publish/2531753/vcsPRAsset_2531753_159060_96befcb8-dca5-4b74-9408-2525b5ab97ca_0.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Conger, 202-717-8237, nconger@nrdc.org (mailto:nconger@nrdc.org) NRDC and Partners Sue Trump Administration for Unlawful Delay of Fuel Economy Penalties WASHINGTON (September 7 ... Continue reading

Raytheon appoints Christopher J. Davis president, Raytheon International Inc.

Raytheon appoints Christopher J. Davis president, Raytheon International Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Raytheon Company has appointed Christopher J. Davis as president, Raytheon International Inc. effective immediately. ... Continue reading

ROK CUP PROMOTIONS CANCELS ROK CUP USA NATIONAL FINAL DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

ROK CUP PROMOTIONS CANCELS ROK CUP USA NATIONAL FINAL DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

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Sandhills To Host Upcoming Auctioneer Forum September 19th & 20th In Lincoln, Nebraska

Sandhills To Host Upcoming Auctioneer Forum September 19th & 20th In Lincoln, Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Auctioneers serving the construction, agriculture, and transportation industries will convene in Lincoln, Nebraska for a two-day forum hosted by Sandhills Publishing—the trade publisher and tech company behind AuctionTime.com, Machinery Trader, TractorHouse, and Truck Paper. ... Continue reading

Sikorsky Receives Contract to Deliver Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

Sikorsky Receives Contract to Deliver Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, received a contract from the County of Los Angeles for two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters in a baseline configuration. ... Continue reading

Spartan Motors To Showcase Its Top-of-the-Line RV Chassis At The Hershey RV Show

Spartan Motors To Showcase Its Top-of-the-Line RV Chassis At The Hershey RV Show

CHARLOTTE, Mich., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. ("Spartan" or the "Company") – a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly – will feature its new heavy-duty, Class A diesel chassis—an Entegra Cornerstone K3 605—at the ... Continue reading

Surging Top Dragster driver Mike Coughlin of Team JEGS excited for Englishtown

Surging Top Dragster driver Mike Coughlin of Team JEGS excited for Englishtown

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Team Aruba Looking to Break Three Second Barrier at Drag Wars

Team Aruba Looking to Break Three Second Barrier at Drag Wars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Team Aruba Looking to Break Three Second Barrier at Drag Wars BENSON, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2017): Last year's PDRA Drag Wars was, simply, electrifying. ... Continue reading

Teamsters, CP Reach Tentative Agreement

Teamsters, CP Reach Tentative Agreement

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), which represents the running trade employees at Canadian Pacific, has agreed to a tentative one year agreement with company, subject to ratification by the membership.  The one-year agreement includes some improvements to the working condition ... Continue reading

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Fuel Cells Market for Automotive Industry from 2017-2021: Technavio

Top 5 Vendors in the Global Fuel Cells Market for Automotive Industry from 2017-2021: Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global fuel cells market for automotive industry from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new report on the global fuel cells market for automotive industry from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for Hurricane Irma; continues to respond to Harvey

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for Hurricane Irma; continues to respond to Harvey

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is closely coordinating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), other federal partners, and state and local agencies in preparing for Hurricane Irma. ... Continue reading

Winter in Mont Tremblant arrives with Porter Airlines seasonal service

Winter in Mont Tremblant arrives with Porter Airlines seasonal service

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines welcomes ski season with winter service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Mont Tremblant on December 8, 2017. ... Continue reading

Zenuity to Launch Zenuity Connected Cloud, a Platform for Self-Driving Cars, Powered by Ericsson

Zenuity to Launch Zenuity Connected Cloud, a Platform for Self-Driving Cars, Powered by Ericsson

GOTHENBURG, Sweden—Zenuity, a software development company focused on Advanced Driver Assistance Support (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) systems, announced today a collaboration with Ericsson , to launch Zenuity Connected Cloud -Powered by Ericsson. This new platform will utilize Ericsson’s technology infrastruc ... Continue reading

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage Boasts Updated Standard Equipment and Continued Value

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage Boasts Updated Standard Equipment and Continued Value

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage. Continuing its legacy of impressive fuel economy, affordability and reliability, the 2018 Mirage adds interior enhancements to its ES base model to ensure consumers continue to receive the connectivity they seek at an affordable price. ... Continue reading

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Enters Second Model Year with Added Enhancements

2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Enters Second Model Year with Added Enhancements

2018 Mirage G4 offers consumers a fresh dose of clean style, environmental consciousness, agility, connectivity, affordability and value. ... Continue reading

FIAT Brand Introduces New 500X Urbana Edition

FIAT Brand Introduces New 500X Urbana Edition

500X Urbana Edition starts at $24,195 U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) 500X Urbana Edition will be available in FIAT studios this fall Italian-designed, fun-to-drive 2017 Fiat 500X lineup starts at $19,995 U.S. MSRP and is available in three models – Pop, Trekking and Lounge The FIAT brand announced ... Continue reading

More Than 50 Vehicle Debuts Confirmed For 2017 LA Auto Show's AutoMobility LA(TM) Nov. 27-30

More Than 50 Vehicle Debuts Confirmed For 2017 LA Auto Show's AutoMobility LA(TM) Nov. 27-30

Leading Automakers Including BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz to Unveil Vehicles at Annual Auto-Tech Trade Show LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) announced today that more than 50 vehicles will make their debut during AutoMobility LA™ (Nov. ... Continue reading

DENSO to Exhibit at International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt

DENSO to Exhibit at International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt

</p><p>KARIYA, JAPAN, Sep, 07 2017; DENSO Corporation has announced that it will exhibit at the 67th IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, from September 14-24, 2017. </p><p>DENSO is committed to developing technologies in three priority fields improving personal mobility: automat ... Continue reading

Cyber Secure Car 2017 comes to Japan - bringing Global Experts to focus on Cybersecurity of Connected, Automated Vehicles

Cyber Secure Car 2017 comes to Japan - bringing Global Experts to focus on Cybersecurity of Connected, Automated Vehicles

TOKYO, Sep, 07 2017; Cyber Secure Car, the leading automotive cyber security conference, is set to come to Tokyo. Now in its third year, the annual meeting will host prominent automotive and transportation cyber security experts from 26 - 27 September, 2017 at Kogakuin University located in the heart of Tokyo's Shinjuk ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagon TSI S W/4Motion Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagon TSI S W/4Motion Review By Steve Purdy

Base price for the Golf Sport Wagon is $22,445 without all-wheel drive and $24,930 with. The basic car is well equipped and our AWD test car has no listed options. ... Continue reading

1000s of Electric Bike and Electric Skateboard Shops to Open Across the U.S.

1000s of Electric Bike and Electric Skateboard Shops to Open Across the U.S.

VERONA, N.J., Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Electric Spokes Company is New Jersey's largest electric bike and e-scooter dealer drawing customers from Maine to North Carolina to its flagship store since opening in 2015. ... Continue reading

Absolute World Speed Record for Piston Engine Propeller Driven Airplane Set by Steve Hinton Jr.

Absolute World Speed Record for Piston Engine Propeller Driven Airplane Set by Steve Hinton Jr.

SEATTLE, Sept. 7, 2017 -- At a remote location in Central Idaho on a private airport on Saturday 09/02/2017 at 5:30PM Steve Hinton became the fastest pilot on the planet ever in a Piston Engine Propeller Airplane. ... Continue reading

Aeromexico Reports August 2017 Traffic Results

Aeromexico Reports August 2017 Traffic Results

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) today reported August 2017 operational results. ... Continue reading

ALICE Announces Acquisition of GoConcierge

ALICE Announces Acquisition of GoConcierge

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 -- ALICE, an operations platform that empowers hotels to deliver a better guest experience through consistently excellent service, announced today the acquisition of GoConcierge, a leading concierge software platform. ... Continue reading

AUDS Counter-drone System Enhanced for Vehicle Deployment and to Defeat Swarm Attacks

AUDS Counter-drone System Enhanced for Vehicle Deployment and to Defeat Swarm Attacks

LONDON, September 7, 2017 -- AUDS detect-track-identify-defeat counter-drone system has been enhanced for deployment on semi-portable containers and on a range of vehicles for quick deployment and to provide on-the-pause capability against malicious drones  AUDS engineers have also developed a novel technique to more ... Continue reading

Auto Data Direct Lowers Cost of Vehicle Title Check Reports Following Hurricane Harvey

Auto Data Direct Lowers Cost of Vehicle Title Check Reports Following Hurricane Harvey

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Auto Data Direct, Inc. (ADD) today announced it has reduced its pricing for vehicle title check reports obtained from the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) through its TitleCheck.us website to help protect consumers from purchasing vehicles that may have been d ... Continue reading

Battery Company Saves Bus Transit District Over $40,000

Battery Company Saves Bus Transit District Over $40,000

SHOREWOOD, Ill., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Best Hybrid Batteries, a company that specializes in battery testing and reconditioning services, has serviced several hybrid bus battery packs removed from a GM-Allison hybrid bus with approximately 250,000 miles and eight years of service. ... Continue reading

Boston Engineering Advances Hurricane Forecasting with NOAA

Boston Engineering Advances Hurricane Forecasting with NOAA

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 7, 2017 -- The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and the potential impact of Hurricane Irma underscore the critical role of hurricane forecasting in effective disaster preparedness. Boston Engineering is developing a prototype to collect live air and ocean data during developing hurricanes. ... Continue reading

Ctrack Selected by Northumbrian Water Limited to Target Fleet Improvements

Ctrack Selected by Northumbrian Water Limited to Target Fleet Improvements

SAN DIEGO—Inseego Corp. – a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) – announced that Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL), one of the largest water utilities in the UK, has teamed up with Ctrack, an Inseego company, to develop and implement an advanced te ... Continue reading

D3+Transformers Racing Comes to Life with New Racing Team for IMSA Competition

D3+Transformers Racing Comes to Life with New Racing Team for IMSA Competition

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For Immediate Release ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ D3+Transformers Racing Comes to Life with New Racing Te ... Continue reading

Epsilor Unveils New Family of NATO Standard 6T Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

Epsilor Unveils New Family of NATO Standard 6T Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

DIMONA, Israel, September 7, 2017 -- Epsilor, a world-recognized developer and manufacturer of battery packs and chargers for defense and aerospace applications, has launched a new lithium rechargeable 6T battery product line. Developed in partnership with a strategic customer, the new batteries are designed primarily ... Continue reading

European E-mobility is Shaping the Future Now for Global Auto Suppliers, Strategy Expert Warns

European E-mobility is Shaping the Future Now for Global Auto Suppliers, Strategy Expert Warns

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 7, 2017 -- "Future now" is not just the theme of this week's Frankfurt IAA International Motor Show. ... Continue reading

Experience 360 Degrees of Magna at IAA Frankfurt

Experience 360 Degrees of Magna at IAA Frankfurt

No other auto supplier can match Magna's full-vehicle expertise 360-Degree Capabilities Demonstrator represents the complete Magna Visit Hall 8, booth D34 at the International Motor Show (IAA) SAILAUF, Germany, Sept. 7, 2017 - Visitors to the 67th Frankfurt Motor Show will see more than 1,000 exhibits and 200-plus vehi ... Continue reading

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Westerville Ohio

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Westerville Ohio

CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the acquisition on September 1, 2017 of a collision repair center in Westerville, Ohio, previously operated as Glassburn Body Shop, Inc. Westerville is located 10 miles north of Ohio's capital city of Columbus and six mi ... Continue reading

Global Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) Market - Overview and Forecast (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

Global Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) Market - Overview and Forecast (2016 - 2021) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) Market - Overview and Forecast (2016 - 2021)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The market for automotive BSD is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.35% by the end of 2020. ... Continue reading

Gridtential Completes $11 Million Series B with 1955 Capital and Leading Battery Manufacturers

Gridtential Completes $11 Million Series B with 1955 Capital and Leading Battery Manufacturers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Gridtential Inc., an innovator in low-cost, high-performance energy storage technologies, announced today it has completed an $11 million Series B equity raise led by 1955 Capital, with participation from leading U.S. and Chinese battery manufacturers East Penn Manufacturing, Crown ... Continue reading

High-speed Rail Conference of China-Arab States Expo 2017 Opens in Yinchuan

High-speed Rail Conference of China-Arab States Expo 2017 Opens in Yinchuan

Promoting joint construction and benefit-sharing of high-speed rail under the Belt and Road Initiative YINCHUAN, China, Sept. 7, 2017 -- High-speed Rail Conference of China-Arab States Expo 2017 opened at Yinchuan International Convention Center today. ... Continue reading

Hurricane Irma Preparation: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage at 96 Facilities in Florida

Hurricane Irma Preparation: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage at 96 Facilities in Florida

MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Eleven U-Haul Companies across Florida are preemptively offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents who stand to be impacted by Hurricane Irma. ... Continue reading

Innoviz Technologies Raises $65M as Its Solid-State LiDAR Moves to Mass Production

Innoviz Technologies Raises $65M as Its Solid-State LiDAR Moves to Mass Production

KFAR SABA, Israel, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of LiDAR sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced today that it has raised $65 million in Series B funding as its groundbreaking LiDAR solution moves into mass production. Strategic partners ... Continue reading

International Truck Launches A26 Mobile Training Tour

International Truck Launches A26 Mobile Training Tour

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 7, 2017 -- International Truck is taking the new International® A26 12.4L engine on the road to dealers throughout the United States and Canada with the launch of its International® A26 Mobile Training Tour. ... Continue reading

Intoxalock Applauds Oregon Lawmakers for Passing HB 2638, Enforcing Use of Ignition Interlock Devices by Drunk Driving Offenders

Intoxalock Applauds Oregon Lawmakers for Passing HB 2638, Enforcing Use of Ignition Interlock Devices by Drunk Driving Offenders

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 7, 2017 -- Recently, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law HB 2638, giving Oregon State Police oversight authority over ignition interlock providers. ... Continue reading

ItaliaRail.com Cites Successful Launch of its Colosseum and Vatican Show & Go Pass(TM)

ItaliaRail.com Cites Successful Launch of its Colosseum and Vatican Show & Go Pass(TM)

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 -- ItaliaRail.com, the leading international seller of train tickets for Italy, announces it has expanded its offerings to include tours, activities and transfers. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Canada opens new retail space in CF Markville

Mercedes-Benz Canada opens new retail space in CF Markville

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Mercedes-Benz Canada is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Mercedes me Store Markham, a new retail space in CF Markville. ... Continue reading

NACE Automechanika Thrives in Chicago With Networking, Training

NACE Automechanika Thrives in Chicago With Networking, Training

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 -- NACE Automechanika, the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to high-end technical and management-related training for automotive collision and service repair shops, returned to Chicago July 26-29, 2017. ... Continue reading

New Wine Institute Video Series Celebrates "California Wines: Behind the Glass"

New Wine Institute Video Series Celebrates "California Wines: Behind the Glass"

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vineyard rocks absorb water like a sponge; a novice wine drinker's eyes widen as she tastes the difference between two California Chardonnays guided by a pair of sommeliers; a winemaker describes wine as the elixir that brings people together. ... Continue reading

Pac-Van, Inc. Acquires Austin and San Antonio Container Assets From Advantage Trailer, LLC

Pac-Van, Inc. Acquires Austin and San Antonio Container Assets From Advantage Trailer, LLC

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2017 -- General Finance Corporation subsidiary Pac-Van, Inc. announced its acquisition on September 1, 2017 of Advantage Trailer, LLC's Austin and San Antonio area storage container and office container rental fleet. ... Continue reading

Penske Automotive Increases Ownership Interest in Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Automotive Increases Ownership Interest in Penske Truck Leasing

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 7, 2017 -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. , an international transportation services company, announced today that it has acquired an additional 5.5% interest in Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. ("PTL"),  a leading provider of transportation services and supply chain management, from subsi ... Continue reading

Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Receives Early Support from Leading Industry Brands

Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Receives Early Support from Leading Industry Brands

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), an industry leader on connecting powersports' leading brands with highly qualified enthusiasts and buyers, has received immense support from the motorcycle industry with the early commitment of many new and returning brand ... Continue reading

Renesas Electronics High-Performance Automotive Chips Adopted by Nissan for its New LEAF Automated-Parking System

Renesas Electronics High-Performance Automotive Chips Adopted by Nissan for its New LEAF Automated-Parking System

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Renesas’ SoC and MCU adopted by Nissan for its new LEAF automated-parking system (Photo: Business Wire) Renesas’ SoC and MCU adopted by Nissan for its new LEAF automated-parking system (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail SANTA CLARA, Cal ... Continue reading

SAP to Upgrade Worldwide IT Landscape of Global Automotive Supplier

SAP to Upgrade Worldwide IT Landscape of Global Automotive Supplier

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 7, 2017 -- SAP SE today announced that ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide, has chosen a wide selection of SAP® software including SAP S/4HANA®, the SAP BW/4HANA solution and SAP SuccessFactors® solutions to help transform its global IT landscape. ... Continue reading

Top Level Sponsors and Speakers, Including Peter Singer, Author of Ghost Fleet, Confirmed for Charleston Defense Contractors Association's 11th Annual Defense Summit

Top Level Sponsors and Speakers, Including Peter Singer, Author of Ghost Fleet, Confirmed for Charleston Defense Contractors Association's 11th Annual Defense Summit

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 7, 2017 -- The Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA)—a non-profit advocacy group focused on the growth of defense and technology-related industries in Charleston and surrounding areas—today announced top-level speakers and sponsors for the 11th Annual CDCA Defense Summit. ... Continue reading

Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Market - By Type, Application & Region - Forecast (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Market - By Type, Application & Region - Forecast (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Market - Forecast (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. A transmission fluid temperature sensor is a sensor located in the valve body or oil pan of the transmission or transaxle and monitors the temperature of the transmission fluid, pr ... Continue reading

United Airlines Strengthens Commitment to Houston with Nonstop Service Between Houston and Sydney

United Airlines Strengthens Commitment to Houston with Nonstop Service Between Houston and Sydney

HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2017 -- United Airlines (UAL) today reaffirmed its commitment to Houston with the announcement that it will begin daily, nonstop service between its Houston hub and Sydney on January 18, 2018. ... Continue reading

Valvoline Announces New Development Agreements with Franchisees and the Acquisition of Franchise Locations in Michigan and Ohio

Valvoline Announces New Development Agreements with Franchisees and the Acquisition of Franchise Locations in Michigan and Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Valvoline Inc. , announced today that it has signed eight new development agreements with seven of its largest Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) franchisees for the addition of more than 160 stores by 2023. Valvoline continues to work on additional development agreements that when complete would pr ... Continue reading

Huge Funding Round for Autonomous Driving Startup Innoviz

Huge Funding Round for Autonomous Driving Startup Innoviz

Today LiDAR developer Innoviz <http://www.innoviz.tech/> is announcing their funding news and that they are moving to mass market. Innoviz offers solid-state LiDAR technology designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. ... Continue reading

Jaguar Announces FUTURE-Type Concept for Future Autonomous Mobility

Jaguar Announces FUTURE-Type Concept for Future Autonomous Mobility

Hi Mark, Today, Jaguar announced the Jaguar FUTURE-TYPE Concept, a premium compact on-demand vehicle concept, designed to meet the mobility needs of future generations, at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in London. Additional details are included in the press release below; images and video assets are available here: https ... Continue reading

Jaguar Debuts Electric E-type Zero at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest

Jaguar Debuts Electric E-type Zero at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest

Jaguar Land Rover Classic presented an electric-powered Jaguar E-type at the Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in London. The car, known as E-type Zero and based on 1968 Series 1.5 Jaguar E-type Roadster, has been restored and converted at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry and features a cutting-edge fully-electric ... Continue reading

TAXA Outdoors to Introduce 18-ft Camper Trailer at Elkhart 2017 RV Open House

TAXA Outdoors to Introduce 18-ft Camper Trailer at Elkhart 2017 RV Open House

HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2017 -- When TAXA Outdoors Founder Garrett Finney designs a trailer for camping, the last thing he wants to do is provide customers with all the comforts -- and clutter -- of home. ... Continue reading

This Baby Safety Month, Chicco® Reminds Parents To TurnAfter2 Follow Best Car Seat Practices

This Baby Safety Month, Chicco® Reminds Parents To TurnAfter2 Follow Best Car Seat Practices

LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 7, 2017 -- According to a survey from Chicco, makers of top-rated infant and convertible car seats, and brand behind the public awareness initiative called TurnAfter2, 71 percent of parents don't like giving, or receiving, unsolicited parenting advice, which can make sharing critical information w ... Continue reading

The New, Expanded Lotus Evora GT430 Range

The New, Expanded Lotus Evora GT430 Range

Following the stunning debut of the Lotus Evora GT430, Lotus has introduced an expanded Evora GT430 line-up designed to appeal to a wider range of customers who want the ultimate in high performance sports cars. Adding to the acclaimed Evora 400 and Evora Sport 410 models, the new Evora GT430 range now includes two bod ... Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-5 John Heilig Review

2017 Mazda CX-5 John Heilig Review

Mazda claims more than 250 improvements in the new CX-5. The chassis is 15 percent stiffer, the suspension is revised and there is improved sound insulation. ... Continue reading

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