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Monday, October 8, 2018

Chinese Car Company GAC Delays US Sales Plan

Chinese Car Company GAC Delays US Sales Plan

Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group may delay plans to sell vehicles in the United States because of the escalating trade spat between the world's two biggest automaking nations. The company in January said it would introduce a seven-seat SUV, called the GS8, in the U.S. next year, and it solicited dealers in ... Continue reading

Ole' The Audi A1 becomes the second premium car made in Spain after the Audi Q3

Ole' The Audi A1 becomes the second premium car made in Spain after the Audi Q3

The new Audi A1 will enhance synergies and efficiencies with SEAT Ibiza and Arona Martorell, 08 October 2018. - Production of the Audi A1 is already underway in Martorell. ... Continue reading

2018 Hyundai Accent Limited Review By John Heilig

2018 Hyundai Accent Limited Review By John Heilig

Redesigned this year, the Accent takes full advantage of its size and offers larger car convenience. For example, compact cars usually require me to lower at least one rear seat back to carry my golf bag. The Accent, however, has a wide enough trunk to carry the clubs “horizontally” without having to lower a seat b ... Continue reading

Genesis Essentia Named Best Concept - 2019 G70 Best Luxury Sedan

Genesis Essentia Named Best Concept - 2019 G70 Best Luxury Sedan

The all-new 2019 Genesis G70 was awarded Ruedas ESPN’s “Best Luxury Sedan.” The G70 luxury sport sedan was selected by the Ruedas ESPN Executive Committee, a jury composed of industry experts. “Receiving this award from Ruedas ESPN is further proof of the enthusiasm and excitement surrounding the launch of G70, ... Continue reading

The Midwest Automotive Media Association Hosted Nearly 80 Media Members to Experience 70 Vehicles at its Annual Fall Rally

The Midwest Automotive Media Association Hosted Nearly 80 Media Members to Experience 70 Vehicles at its Annual Fall Rally

Joliet, Illinois (Oct. 8) – The Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) held its annual Fall Rally last week, where nearly 80 media members gathered to test-drive 70 of the industry’s latest cars, trucks and SUVs. ... Continue reading

Global Electric Bus Market 2018-2024 - Volume Analysis by Types, Regions & Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Electric Bus Market 2018-2024 - Volume Analysis by Types, Regions & Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Electric Bus Market, Volume Global Analysis by Types, Regions, Company" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Electric Bus Market is expected to surpass USD 400 Billion by the year 2024 China is gaining high prominence in developing electric bus over rest of the world. ... Continue reading

HyreCar to Present at the Fleet Forward Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 9th

HyreCar to Present at the Fleet Forward Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 9th

LOS ANGELES--HyreCar, Inc. , the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing, will present at the Fleet Forward Conference, hosted by Bobit Business Media, on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at The Pearl in San Francisco, California. Joe Furnari, HyreCar’s Chief Executive Officer; Eric Rothman, Fast Track Mobility’s Chief Exec ... Continue reading

Keysight Technologies to Spotlight Solutions in Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, Electronics, and Power Efficiency at ATE 2018 Novi

Keysight Technologies to Spotlight Solutions in Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars, Electronics, and Power Efficiency at ATE 2018 Novi

--Keysight Technologies, Inc. : What: At the Automotive Testing Expo 2018/Novi, Michigan, USA, Keysight Technologies will offer demonstrations of e-mobility, autonomous driving, connected car, and automotive electronic test solutions to accelerate innovation and enable customers to design and manufacture products faste ... Continue reading

PPG Announces Global Price Increase for Automotive OEM Coatings

PPG Announces Global Price Increase for Automotive OEM Coatings

PITTSBURGH--PPG today announced a global price increase at an average of 10 percent depending on product line and region for all automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, including coatings, adhesives and sealants. The changes will take effect November 1, 2018, or as permissible by contract. ... Continue reading

Trafficware Partners with TrafficCast to Support Their Connected Vehicle Smart City Solution Suite

Trafficware Partners with TrafficCast to Support Their Connected Vehicle Smart City Solution Suite

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Using Trafficware’s Connected Vehicle capabilities of its ATC controller firmware, TrafficCast’s BlueTOAD Spectra Road Side Unit (RSU) is now deployed to connect its TravelSmart mobile app and data collection and analytics platform - BlueARGUS. Trafficware’s Senior Vice President Jeff Spinazze ... 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

As vehicles become more autonomous, the number of sensors built into the average vehicle is increasing significantly. Camera, ultrasonic, and radar sensors are just some of the different types of sensors currently being used. ... Continue reading

Important NHTSA Recall Info That MAY Affect Your Vehicle

Important NHTSA Recall Info That MAY Affect Your Vehicle

To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, Mercedes, Subaru, Kia, Land Rover, Honda, Alfa Romeo, RV's, Trucks and Trailers ... Continue reading

Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Driver Pritchett Clinches NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Championship at Dallas, Captures Third Consecutive Win

Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Driver Pritchett Clinches NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Championship at Dallas, Captures Third Consecutive Win

The NHRA Factory Stock Showdown title is the third for Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Pritchett, who also captured 2000-2001 Jr. Dragster Division 7 championships and the 2010 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Championship in the Nostalgia Funny Car class. ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 SUBARU IMPREZA REVIEW BY STEVE PURDY

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 SUBARU IMPREZA REVIEW BY STEVE PURDY

Our first slide into the driver’s seat triggered a little thrill when I realized we have the manual transmission. A five-speed manual is the starting point for the Impreza powertrain. A CVT is optional on the lower trim levels and standard on the top. Only one engine powers the Impreza, a tepid, 2.0-liter boxer that ... Continue reading

Google and Facebook Manipulating Search Engine Results, the News, and You +VIDEO

Google and Facebook Manipulating Search Engine Results, the News, and You +VIDEO

HOLLYWOOD USA - October 8, 2018: A new documentary titled, "THE CREEPY LINE," written and produced by Peter Schweizer and Michelle N. Taylor, blows the lid off the manipulation and underhanded tactics used by Google and Facebook to destroy companies, respected institutions, and people, is now available for streaming on ... Continue reading

Enjoy The Drive: 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD Review By John Heilig

Enjoy The Drive: 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD Review By John Heilig

Overall, the Pathfinder is a good package, Styling is in the Nissan mode and interior space and practicality are excellent. ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review - By Larry Nutson, More Power More Economy More

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review - By Larry Nutson, More Power More Economy More

Trend forecasts say more and more new vehicle buyers will choose an SUV, both large and small. And trend forecasts also say more and more new vehicles will have electrified power trains. ... Continue reading

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