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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

TruDecision Announces Former GM Financial Executive Steve Bowman to Join Advisory Board

TruDecision Announces Former GM Financial Executive Steve Bowman to Join Advisory Board

GRAPEVINE, Texas--TruDecision Inc., a fintech company providing sophisticated applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning and other quantitative tools to auto dealers and lenders, announces the advisory board appointment of former General Motors Financial Chief Risk Officer Steve Bowman. Bowman is a leadi ... Continue reading

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap

NADA End-of-Day Automotive News Recap

October 10, 2010: VW Chooses American President for VW America; Scott Keogh, who has led Audi to almost nine years of monthly U.S. sales gains, will become the first American in 25 years to lead Volkswagen in his home country. The 49-year-old native New Yorker takes over on Nov. ... Continue reading

CARB, GM, SoCal Edison and Others Join Forces to Keep California in the Lead of the Great Electric Vehicle Scam +VIDEO

CARB, GM, SoCal Edison and Others Join Forces to Keep California in the Lead of the Great Electric Vehicle Scam +VIDEO

The latest attempt to shake down the taxpayers and citizens of California took place yesterday with the launch of a new "partnership" between government agencies, non-government organizations, for-profit corporations, and a new entity called Veloz. ... Continue reading

NADA; Right Answers? Wrong Questions! Exploding EV and other myths

NADA; Right Answers? Wrong Questions! Exploding EV and other myths

Despite these being "incredibly exciting times" in the industry, those news media covering it that should have a "healthy skepticism" are not asking enough critical, sometimes disruptive questions, not challenging enough assertions, not asking for enough proof. (Except for The Auto Channel, see below) Those are what ne ... Continue reading

Allison Transmission, Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence to Celebrate Company’s 100 Years of Service to the U.S. Army

Allison Transmission, Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence to Celebrate Company’s 100 Years of Service to the U.S. Army

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence has launched a campaign to elevate, encourage and thank our nation’s military spouses. These include efforts to help spouses find employment and to help their children better cope with challenges of having a deployed parent. ... Continue reading

Automatic, a SiriusXM Company, Introduces Next Generation Connected Vehicle Service Through Auto Dealer-Focused Program

Automatic, a SiriusXM Company, Introduces Next Generation Connected Vehicle Service Through Auto Dealer-Focused Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [cid:image003.jpg@01D45F23.703D0BD0] Automatic, a SiriusXM Company, Introduces Next Generation Connected Vehicle Service Through Auto Dealer-Focused Program Automatic offers the only plug-in adapter available through dealerships with a free trial subscription; New app and device transforms almost ... Continue reading

BIO Applauds President Trump’s Directive to Allow Sales of E15 Fuel Year-Round

BIO Applauds President Trump’s Directive to Allow Sales of E15 Fuel Year-Round

WASHINGTON--The following statement may be attributed to Brent Erickson, BIO’s Executive Vice President, Industrial and Environmental Section, in response to President Donald Trump’s directive allowing the sale of E15 fuels year-round. “BIO applauds the Trump Administration’s decision to remove the regulatory b ... Continue reading

Advanced Solar Material Changes the Power Equation for Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Innovators

Advanced Solar Material Changes the Power Equation for Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Innovators

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Hanergy Solar R car (Graphic: Business Wire) Hanergy Solar R car (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SAN FRANCISCO--Alta Devices: What:     As vehicles become more autonomous, the number of sensors built into the average vehicl ... Continue reading

Saigo Launches First Sport Utility Bike on Indiegogo

Saigo Launches First Sport Utility Bike on Indiegogo

SAN FRANCISCO--Saigo today launches on Indiegogo the world’s first sport utility bike (SUB), a completely new category for ebikes. The bike combines a city-bike frame with the ruggedness of fat-bikes, allowing users to experience a more comfortable ride than a mountain bike. ... Continue reading

Slingshot Hosting Joyrides and Press Conference in its SEMA Debut

Slingshot Hosting Joyrides and Press Conference in its SEMA Debut

Hi Mark, Thom and Steve, Polaris Slingshot<http://slingshot.polaris.com/en-us>, the three-wheeled roadster which delivers a joyride unlike anything on the road, is making its SEMA debut, where it will showcase its brand-new 2019 lineup and host attendees at its one-of-a-kind “Joyride�?? ride-along experience ... Continue reading

The top five US states for electric vehicle ownership revealed

The top five US states for electric vehicle ownership revealed

Using electric vehicle data to rank each state according to various categories such as market share, fuel cost and increase in sales, YourMechanic was able to determine that Oklahoma is the best state to live in if you are an EV owner. ... Continue reading

$141 Billion Batteries Market to 2022: Global Analysis by Product - Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (HEV) to be Largest Driver of Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

$141 Billion Batteries Market to 2022: Global Analysis by Product - Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (HEV) to be Largest Driver of Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Batteries by Product and Market, 11th Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global demand for batteries is forecast to grow 9.8% per year to $141 billion in 2022. ... Continue reading

Global $1.76 Trillion Mobility as a Service Market to 2028: Focus on Business Models, Supply Chain, Electric Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicles, and Bikes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global $1.76 Trillion Mobility as a Service Market to 2028: Focus on Business Models, Supply Chain, Electric Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicles, and Bikes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Mobility as a Service Market: Focus on Business Models, Supply Chain, Electric Vehicle, Autonomous Vehicles, and Bikes - Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global mobility as a service market is expected to reach $1.76 trillion, estimate ... Continue reading

Global and China Automotive Electric Motor (Small Motor, Starter, Generator and NEV Motor) Industry Report, 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global and China Automotive Electric Motor (Small Motor, Starter, Generator and NEV Motor) Industry Report, 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global and China Automotive Electric Motor (Small Motor, Starter, Generator and NEV Motor) Industry Report, 2018-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global automobile output reached 97.30 million units in 2017, a 2.4% rise from a year ago, and is expected to sustain a growth r ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System Markets to 2023 - Tenneco, Faurecia, Plastic Omnium, and Rochling Group are Dominating the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System Markets to 2023 - Tenneco, Faurecia, Plastic Omnium, and Rochling Group are Dominating the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System Market by Vehicle Type, by Catalyst Type, by Catalyst Structure Type, and by Region, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity: 2018-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive SCR system m ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Wiper Systems Market 2018-2022: Market to Grow Close to USD 13 Billion with Bosch, DENSO, Federal-Mogul, Mitsuba & Valeo Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Wiper Systems Market 2018-2022: Market to Grow Close to USD 13 Billion with Bosch, DENSO, Federal-Mogul, Mitsuba & Valeo Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Wiper Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive wiper systems market to grow close to USD 13 billion during the period 2018-2022. ... Continue reading

Global Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (HEV) Markets to 2022: Analysis by Type, Vehicle Segment and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Hybrid & Electric Vehicles (HEV) Markets to 2022: Analysis by Type, Vehicle Segment and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by Type, Vehicle Segment and Region, 4th Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global demand for hybrid and electric vehicles is forecast to rise 23% per annum through 2022. ... Continue reading

Global Motorcycles Market Outlook to 2022 featuring Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp, Honda, Jiangsu Yadea, Suzuki, TVS Motor, Yamaha, and Zongshen Industrial - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Motorcycles Market Outlook to 2022 featuring Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp, Honda, Jiangsu Yadea, Suzuki, TVS Motor, Yamaha, and Zongshen Industrial - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Motorcycles by Product, 9th Edition" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Worldwide Motorcycle Sales to Rebound between 2017 and 2022 Global demand for motorcycles is projected to expand 4.4% per year through 2022, following a period of stagnating product sales. ... Continue reading

Premium Electric Automaker NIO Uses Panasas ActiveStor Storage to Accelerate Product Design and Development

Premium Electric Automaker NIO Uses Panasas ActiveStor Storage to Accelerate Product Design and Development

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Panasas®, the leader in performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS), today announced that NIO, a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, has selected Panasas ActiveStor® storage technology to support the ongoing product design and development efforts of its high-performance, ... Continue reading

Bavaria Does it Best: Mercedes SL Ranks Highest with Owners in Strategic Vision’s Annual 2018 Total Quality Awards

Bavaria Does it Best: Mercedes SL Ranks Highest with Owners in Strategic Vision’s Annual 2018 Total Quality Awards

SAN DIEGO--German manufacturers have always known how to create high-quality vehicles, and this year is no exception. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes in on top this year, beating out runner-up (and last years’ winner) the Porsche Macan, according to the results of Strategic Vision’s 2018 Total Quality Impact™ (T ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Launches “Punking the Test Drive” National Campaign

Mitsubishi Motors Launches “Punking the Test Drive” National Campaign

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced a new national advertising campaign entitled, “Punking the Test Drive.” This new campaign largely builds off of the momentum of the “Freestyle Test Drive” campaign starring Harry Mack, which launched earlier this summer. “Punking the Test Drive” o ... Continue reading

Celebrate the Year-Round Availability of E15 with a Delicious YankeeRita - Made with 100% American Whiskey (Ethanol)

Celebrate the Year-Round Availability of E15 with a Delicious YankeeRita - Made with 100% American Whiskey (Ethanol)

Several years ago, I kicked off my speech at the annual American Coalition of Ethanol by toasting all the attendees with my margarita concoction that used Catdaddy Spiced Moonshine. ... Continue reading

Sicily In A 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio - Review By Larry Nutson

Sicily In A 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio - Review By Larry Nutson

Through the courtesy of Alfa Romeo we would be driving a new Stelvio around Sicily. Upon arrival at the airport we made our way to the Motor Village Palermo to meet our contact, Antonio, and the Stelvio. ... Continue reading

2018 BMW 330e iPerformance Review By John Helig

2018 BMW 330e iPerformance Review By John Helig

Overall, the BMW 330e is a very nice car. Being a BMW defines that part. I was disappointed with the all-electric range, though. ... Continue reading

2018 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI S Tronic quattro AWD in Sedona - Travel Review From A Shunpiker’s Journal

2018 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI S Tronic quattro AWD in Sedona - Travel Review From A Shunpiker’s Journal

2018 AUDI A4 TURBO QUATTRO with S TRONIC in SEDONA Travel Review from A Shunpiker’s Journal By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau [Audi Front ¾] We’re still hanging out in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert surround by saguaro, cholla and javelina. Oh, and we’re also surrounded by some mighty u ... Continue reading

2018 Acura TLX A-Spec Review By Rob Eckaus

2018 Acura TLX A-Spec Review By Rob Eckaus

In the “Near Premium” market segment, the players are all the names we’ve heard of, see every day, and are essentially the well-equipped yet entry level models of the luxury brands. Acura’s TLX offers a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder, but this A-Spec example is a 3.5 liter naturally aspirated V-6 producing 290hp and this ... Continue reading

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