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Apex Tool Group names Jeff Campbell VP, Sales and Channel Marketing, North American Hand Tools

Apex Tool Group names Jeff Campbell VP, Sales and Channel Marketing, North American Hand Tools

Hi Carey, Apex Tool Group is proud to announce industry veteran Jeff Campbell is the new VP, Sales and Channel Marketing for North American Hand Tools. Bill  ATG Logo RGB JPEG for web.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Bill Bliss 919-387-2482 Bill.Bliss@apextoolgroup.com (mailto:Bill.Bliss@apextoolgroup.com ... Continue reading

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Utilizes Umbel to Launch 'Fly Me To' Campaign Sweepstakes with JetBlue

Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Utilizes Umbel to Launch 'Fly Me To' Campaign Sweepstakes with JetBlue

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Umbel, the leading first-party data management platform for sports and entertainment organizations, working alongside Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) and JetBlue. ... Continue reading

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2017 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ... Continue reading

Global Luxury Car Coachbuilding Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Global Luxury Car Coachbuilding Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global luxury car coachbuilding market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new report on the global luxury car coachbuilding market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

LNG Tank Container Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

LNG Tank Container Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has published a new report on the global LNG tank container market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has published a new report on the global LNG tank container market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Magical Winter Lights Announces Expansion to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Magical Winter Lights Announces Expansion to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Sept. 8, 2017 -- People Generation, Inc., a Houston-based event production company, has announced the expansion of Magical Winter Lights ®, Houston's annual lantern festival and holiday celebration, to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in partnership with Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, TX. ... Continue reading

Magna Expands in Alabama with Aluminum Casting Facility

Magna Expands in Alabama with Aluminum Casting Facility

New facility adds to existing operation in Birmingham, Ala. Aluminum structural castings help reduce vehicle weight and complexity The 150,000-square-foot expansion is expected to create more than 100 jobs AURORA, ON, Sept. ... Continue reading

McKeon Products, Inc. introduces the new Mack's® Flightguard® Airplane Pressure Relief Earplugs, offering flyers a more comfortable flight experience

McKeon Products, Inc. introduces the new Mack's® Flightguard® Airplane Pressure Relief Earplugs, offering flyers a more comfortable flight experience

WARREN, Mich., Sept. 8, 2017 -- McKeon Products, Inc. is pleased to introduce Mack's® Flightguard® Airplane Pressure Relief Earplugs, a product designed specifically for today's hectic travel to provide flyers with a better, more comfortable flight experience. ... Continue reading

MOOG® Launches New 'Leader of the Pack' Competition for NASCAR® Fans

MOOG® Launches New 'Leader of the Pack' Competition for NASCAR® Fans

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 8, 2017 -- MOOG®, the "Official Steering and Suspension Partner of NASCAR®" and leading brand from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, has kicked off an exciting competition for NASCAR® enthusiasts. Fans now have a chance to register for the new "Leader of the Pack" competition. Participants will have ... Continue reading

P1 ENGINES EARNS ANOTHER VICTORY IN PRO KART ACTION

P1 ENGINES EARNS ANOTHER VICTORY IN PRO KART ACTION

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Subaru of America's Alan Bethke Selected by Adweek as a 2017 Brand Genius Honoree

Subaru of America's Alan Bethke Selected by Adweek as a 2017 Brand Genius Honoree

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Sept. 8, 2017 -- Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that Alan Bethke, senior vice president of marketing, has been selected by Adweek as a recipient of one of the magazine's 2017 Brand Genius Awards, distinguishing him as one of the most talented and innovative executives in the marketing indus ... Continue reading

2018 Nissan Rundown - What's New and Changed For Nissan 2018

2018 Nissan Rundown - What's New and Changed For Nissan 2018

2018 Nissan Rundown - What's New and Changed For Nissan 2018 ... Continue reading

Aerospace Sector in Thailand to create more than 10,000 jobs by 2037

Aerospace Sector in Thailand to create more than 10,000 jobs by 2037

BANGKOK, Sept. 8, 2017 -- The Thailand Aerospace sector is expected to grow rapidly due to expansion in its fleet size and the rising trend of the migration of Commercial MRO activities to the APAC region, creating new job opportunities. ... Continue reading

Automotive Rear View Mirror Market to Reach US$11.13 Billion by 2022 - Transparency Market Research

Automotive Rear View Mirror Market to Reach US$11.13 Billion by 2022 - Transparency Market Research

ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2017 -- As per the evaluations of the TMR report, the global automotive rear view mirror market was worth US$8.96 bn in 2017. The demand is projected to increment at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2022 to reach an estimated global worth of US$11.13 bn by 2022. ... Continue reading

CarMax Announces Second Quarter Conference Call

CarMax Announces Second Quarter Conference Call

RICHMOND, Va.—CarMax, Inc. today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended August 31, 2017, before the market opens on September 22, 2017. Later that morning, CarMax will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results. ... Continue reading

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 8, 2017 -- Caterpillar Inc. has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. ... Continue reading

Chubb and App in the Air launch fully-automated and real-time Flight Delay Insurance in partnership with Swiss Re and FlightStats

Chubb and App in the Air launch fully-automated and real-time Flight Delay Insurance in partnership with Swiss Re and FlightStats

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Chubb and App in the Air today announced the launch of Flight Delay Insurance, an innovative new insurance cover for airline travellers. ... Continue reading

Delphi Announces $750 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes by Its Powertrain Systems Spin-Off Subsidiary, Delphi Jersey Holdings PLC

Delphi Announces $750 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes by Its Powertrain Systems Spin-Off Subsidiary, Delphi Jersey Holdings PLC

GILLINGHAM, England, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Delphi Automotive PLC , a leading global technology company serving the automotive sector, today announced the commencement of a $750 million private offering of senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes") by its subsidiary, Delphi Jersey Holdings PLC ("DPS"). DPS is the recently formed h ... Continue reading

Expo 2017 Astana: Foton Motor technology creating the sole designated vehicles of China Pavilion

Expo 2017 Astana: Foton Motor technology creating the sole designated vehicles of China Pavilion

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Sept. 8, 2017 -- On September 2, 2017, "FOTON DAY" activity themed "Connected with you by the Belt, be with you along the Road" was held in China Pavilion of Expo 2017 Astana. ... Continue reading

Foton Motor held "FOTON DAY" at China Pavilion of Expo 2017 Astana

Foton Motor held "FOTON DAY" at China Pavilion of Expo 2017 Astana

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Sept. 8, 2017 -- On September 2, 2017, "FOTON DAY," an activity themed "Connected with you by the Belt, be with you along the Road" was held at the China Pavilion of Expo 2017 Astana. ... Continue reading

Geotab Data Shows Massive Increase in Fleet Activity and Fuel Demand in Preparation for Hurricane Irma

Geotab Data Shows Massive Increase in Fleet Activity and Fuel Demand in Preparation for Hurricane Irma

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Wednesday, August 23, 2017 — Commercial Fleet Activity Before Hurricane Irma Wednesday, August 23, 2017 — Commercial Fleet Activity Before Hurricane Irma Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — Bracing for Hurricane Irma Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ... Continue reading

Global Agriculture Tractor Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017-2022 - Research and Markets

Global Agriculture Tractor Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017-2022 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Agriculture Tractor Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017-2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global agriculture tractor market is expected to grow impressively at a CAGR of close to 5% during the period 2016-2022. ... Continue reading

Global Connected Car Market - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends & Updates (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

Global Connected Car Market - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends & Updates (2016-2022) - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Global Connected Car Market (2016-2022)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global Connected Car market was 32.12 billion USD in 2016 and is estimated to reach 96.39 billion USD by 2022, at a CAGR of 20.1% for the forecasted period. ... Continue reading

Global Digital Freight Brokerage Market: Foray of New Players to Intensify Competition, Finds TMR

Global Digital Freight Brokerage Market: Foray of New Players to Intensify Competition, Finds TMR

ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2017 -- The competition in the global market for digital freight brokerage will likely heat up in the next couple of years on the back of entry of a substantial number of solution providers. As a result, the market is slated to make gigantic progress in the foreseeable future. ... Continue reading

Global Farm Tire Market: Keen Vendors Improve Manufacturing Processes to Cut Costs, Finds TMR

Global Farm Tire Market: Keen Vendors Improve Manufacturing Processes to Cut Costs, Finds TMR

ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2017 -- Some of the prominent participants in the global market for farm tire are Bridgestone Corporation, Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), Continental AG, TBC Corp., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Michelin, Mitas Tires Global Inc., Pirelli & C. S.P.A., Titan International, and S ... Continue reading

Global IoT in Intelligent Transportation System Market: Investments by Players to Develop Solutions Drives Impressive Growth, Finds TMR

Global IoT in Intelligent Transportation System Market: Investments by Players to Develop Solutions Drives Impressive Growth, Finds TMR

ALBANY, New York, September 8, 2017 -- Some of the prominent participants in the global market for Internet of Things (IoT) in intelligent transportation system are Intel Corporation, Cisco Systems, Cubic Transportation Systems, Siemens AG, Thales Group, TomTom NV, TransCore Holdings, Inc., Verizon Telematics, Microsof ... Continue reading

Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tire Trial, Expands Fleet Management Solution for Semi-Autonomous Fleet

Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tire Trial, Expands Fleet Management Solution for Semi-Autonomous Fleet

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2017 -- A long-time leader in tire management for racing, trucking and aircraft fleets, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company  is now applying its expertise to a fleet of semi-autonomous electric cars. ... Continue reading

Initiating Research Reports on Rubber & Plastics Equities -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Carlisle, Cooper Tire & Rubber, and Trinseo

Initiating Research Reports on Rubber & Plastics Equities -- Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Carlisle, Cooper Tire & Rubber, and Trinseo

NEW YORK, September 8, 2017 -- If you want a Stock Review on GT, CSL, CTB, or TSE then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report. Industries in the Rubber and Plastics Products Manufacturing subsector make goods by processing plastics materials and raw rubber. ... Continue reading

Navistar To Participate In The 2017 RBC Capital Markets' Industrials Conference

Navistar To Participate In The 2017 RBC Capital Markets' Industrials Conference

LISLE, Ill., Sept. 8, 2017 -- Navistar International Corporation today announced that Persio Lisboa, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will discuss industry topics and business matters related to the Company via a live webcast at the 2017 RBC Capital Markets' Industrials Conference in Las Vegas, Ne ... Continue reading

NHRA champ Mia Tedesco trying her luck at Great American $50,000 Bracket Race

NHRA champ Mia Tedesco trying her luck at Great American $50,000 Bracket Race

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Southwest Airlines Reports August Traffic

Southwest Airlines Reports August Traffic

DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2017 -- Southwest Airlines Co. (the "Company") today reported its August and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. ... Continue reading

Stock Performance Review on Services Sector -- AutoZone, O'Reilly Automotive, Advance Auto Parts, and Magna Intl.

Stock Performance Review on Services Sector -- AutoZone, O'Reilly Automotive, Advance Auto Parts, and Magna Intl.

NEW YORK, September 8, 2017 -- If you want a Stock Review on AZO, ORLY, AAP, or MGA then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,397.87, up 0.07%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.10% lower, to fi ... Continue reading

SunTx Capital Partners Acquires Freedom Truck Finance, a Leading Lender for Truck and Trailer Purchases

SunTx Capital Partners Acquires Freedom Truck Finance, a Leading Lender for Truck and Trailer Purchases

DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2017 -- SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm that invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution and service companies, today announced that it has acquired a majority equity interest in Freedom Truck Finance ("Freedom" or the "Company"), a commercial specialty finance compa ... Continue reading

Vehicle-to-Everything Technologies for Connected Cars Report 2017: DSRC Technology Will Drive Opportunities for Connected Cars - Research and Markets

Vehicle-to-Everything Technologies for Connected Cars Report 2017: DSRC Technology Will Drive Opportunities for Connected Cars - Research and Markets

DUBLIN—The "Vehicle-to-Everything Technologies for Connected Cars" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Advancements in wireless communication technologies, sensor fusion, imaging technologies, Big Data, and analytics have created opportunities for automotive manufacturers to discover a wide range ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 8 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 8 Best Cars to Buy Now

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2017; U.S. News & World Report, today unveiled September's list of the Best Cars to Buy Now. ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Smart sized and powerful DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS SEE ALSO: Nissan Research and Buyers Guide If the 2017 Pathfinder isn’t quite as “all-new”, it is more than a typical mid-product cycle styling freshening. There is that — revised front and rear styling, and some useful interior improvements — but ... Continue reading

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

A good mix of versatility and utility with style and safety, and a touch of luxury with the new Touring model DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS 2017 Subaru Outback2.5i Touring Flash back to the early 1990s. Truck-based sport-utility vehicles were the popular items of the day, a triumph of fashion over practicality ... Continue reading

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