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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

INFINITI Engineering Academy crowns 2018 U.S. winner

INFINITI Engineering Academy crowns 2018 U.S. winner

INFINITI names Sabré Cook, a Mechanical Engineering student from Colorado School of MINES as the 2018 USA winner of its acclaimed INFINITI Engineering Academy She will begin her 12-month placement with INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team in January 2019 Cook was chosen by an esteemed panel of judges from IN ... Continue reading

2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review By John Heilig

2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig MODEL: 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD ENGINE/TRANSMISSION: 2.5-liter I-4/6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 187 hp @ 6,000 rpm/186 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm WHEELBASE: 106.2 in. ... Continue reading

How, When, Where and Why Millennials are Car Shopping

How, When, Where and Why Millennials are Car Shopping

How, When, Where and Why Millennials are Car Shopping If you're an automotive marketer and still think of millennials as teens who only use ride-sharing services, a <https://www.placed.com/resources/white-papers/automotive-millenial-shopping > Placed white paper may change your mind. Fifty percent of millennials are ma ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi J1- Series 650V High-Power Modules for Automotive - 2018 Complete Teardown Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Mitsubishi J1- Series 650V High-Power Modules for Automotive - 2018 Complete Teardown Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Mitsubishi J1- Series 650V High-Power Modules for Automotive Complete Teardown Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The power module device market will post a 10.2% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years. ... Continue reading

ON Semiconductor Announces Official Supplier Relationship with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Mercedes EQ Formula E Team to Create Cutting-Edge Power Solutions for Vehicle Electrification

ON Semiconductor Announces Official Supplier Relationship with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Mercedes EQ Formula E Team to Create Cutting-Edge Power Solutions for Vehicle Electrification

PHOENIX--ON Semiconductor , driving energy efficient innovations, announces an Official Supplier relationship with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Mercedes EQ Formula E team that will extend their automotive power solutions leadership onto the highly competitive world stages of Formula One and Formula E. Building ... Continue reading

PG&E Proposes to Establish New Commercial Electric Vehicle Rate Class

PG&E Proposes to Establish New Commercial Electric Vehicle Rate Class

SAN FRANCISCO--Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish new commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging rates to help drive more rapid customer adoption. PG&E’s proposal will make EV charging simpler and more affordable for flee ... Continue reading

CARS Tour Torches Pass At South Boston To New Winners And New Champions

CARS Tour Torches Pass At South Boston To New Winners And New Champions

Saturday's AutosByNelson.com 250 had something for everyone when the CARS Response Energy Tour ran their season finale at the Virginia racetrack. ... Continue reading

Erie Insurance Selects Cambridge Mobile Telematics for Young Driver Program

Erie Insurance Selects Cambridge Mobile Telematics for Young Driver Program

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Erie Insurance launched a program using technology from Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) to teach its youngest users smart driving behaviors. With CMT’s DriveWell platform and in-vehicle IoT device, the DriveWell Tag, ERIE’s customers can now monitor their driving behaviors– such as distracted ... Continue reading

Indian Motorcycle’s New FTR 1200 Accessory Lineup Offers Four Curated Collections & Endless Style Combinations

Indian Motorcycle’s New FTR 1200 Accessory Lineup Offers Four Curated Collections & Endless Style Combinations

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FTR 1200 S featuring Indian’s Rally Collection (Photo: Business Wire) MILAN--Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its FTR 1200 accessory lineup at the International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy. More than 40 individ ... Continue reading

Osram Sharpens Focus on Digital Future

Osram Sharpens Focus on Digital Future

MUNICH--Despite economic challenges and a difficult market environment, Osram held its ground in fiscal 2018 and increased its revenue slightly on a comparable basis. In the future, the Group intends to focus even more strongly in the area of photonics and optical technologies beyond lighting. ... Continue reading

Pep Boys Supporting Progressive’s Keys to Progress Vehicle Giveaway Program for Military Families

Pep Boys Supporting Progressive’s Keys to Progress Vehicle Giveaway Program for Military Families

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces often find themselves struggling with service-related health problems, unemployment, homelessness and other challenges. In recognition of their sacrifices, national automotive service chain Pep Boys has become an affiliate of Progressive’s Keys to Progress® progra ... Continue reading

The Electric Vehicle Market in India - Outlook to 2023 by Type, End-User, Battery Type and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Electric Vehicle Market in India - Outlook to 2023 by Type, End-User, Battery Type and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Electric Vehicle Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Indian electric vehicle market is expected to grow at CAGR of 28.12% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. ... Continue reading

Veteran's Day Weekend Special at Newport Car Museum

Veteran's Day Weekend Special at Newport Car Museum

In appreciation for America's veterans, Newport Car Museum is offering discounted $10 admission for all veterans and active military from Saturday, November 10 through Monday, November 12. Enjoy 70+ cars from seven decades exhibited in six galleries (Ford Shelby, Corvettes, World Cars, Fin Cars, Mopars, American Muscle ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Launches CRADLE Tel Aviv, Israel Innovation Hub

Hyundai Motor Launches CRADLE Tel Aviv, Israel Innovation Hub

CRADLE Tel Aviv is the second CRADLE office worldwide CRADLE Tel Aviv invests in two Israeli VC funds and five Israeli startup , including Autotalks, Allegro.ai, Percepto, OPSYS Tech Ltd, and D-ID Hyundai, Technion and KAIST are joining forces on various R&D projects on AI TEL AVIV, Nov. 6, 2018 – Hyundai Motor Compa ... Continue reading

Gasoline Prices Plunge Ahead of Midterm Elections

Gasoline Prices Plunge Ahead of Midterm Elections

USA Today reports that gas prices are sliding down quickly ahead of the midterm elections today, falling from a national average of $2.78 per gallon to as low as $2.50 by November 6, according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). OPIS analyst Tom Kloza said the sharp decline is a “colossal collapse. ... Continue reading

Australian brand Chief Products is launching a line of engineering products for JL Wrangler in 2019!

Australian brand Chief Products is launching a line of engineering products for JL Wrangler in 2019!

Launching five years ago on the Gold Coast and tapping into a growing Australian SUV market, Chief Products is focused on designing accessories for modern off-road vehicle platforms and firmly aligning themselves with their go-anywhere ethos. Creating accessories including front and rear off-road bumpers, nudge bars, ... Continue reading

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Do You Still Have A 2012, 2013 Or 2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI?

Volkswagen has identified a potential problem with the “fix” it installed on your car that needs your immediate attention. If you have one of those vehicles but haven’t gotten the modification, you must make an important decision very soon. ... Continue reading

Global Collision Avoidance Sensors (Parking Assistance, Forward Collision Warning System) Market Analysis Segment Forecasts Report 2018 - 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Collision Avoidance Sensors (Parking Assistance, Forward Collision Warning System) Market Analysis Segment Forecasts Report 2018 - 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Collision Avoidance Sensors Market Analysis Report By Application (Parking Assistance, Forward Collision Warning System), By Technology (Radar, Camera, Ultrasound), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global collision avoidance sensors market ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicle Electrification Potential and Trends Report 2018 - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicle Electrification Potential and Trends Report 2018 - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Commercial Vehicle Electrification Potential and Trends, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This study provides an overview of the key trends in medium commercial vehicle ranging between 6.1 tonnes and 16 tonnes, and heavy commercial vehicle ranging above 1 ... Continue reading

Autovista Group Revolutionises Vehicle Lifecycle Management

Autovista Group Revolutionises Vehicle Lifecycle Management

LONDON--Autovista Group – the leader in pan-European automotive pricing – is revolutionising strategic vehicle lifecycle management and fleet planning with the launch of Residual Value Intelligence, a new subscription service that offers customers an in-depth and highly accurate view of pricing and residual values ... Continue reading

First Integrated Smart Helmet Technology on the Global Market to be Presented at EICMA

First Integrated Smart Helmet Technology on the Global Market to be Presented at EICMA

MILAN--SKULLY Technologies, designer and manufacturer of augmented reality wearable tech gear will introduce the world’s first integrated smart helmet in market at the industry’s premier event, EICMA in Milan. The SKULLY FENIX AR motorcycle helmet which began shipment is helping to revolutionize rider experiences w ... Continue reading

HARMAN Receives Internationally Recognized Certification with Automotive Safety Integrity Level ASIL ‘D’

HARMAN Receives Internationally Recognized Certification with Automotive Safety Integrity Level ASIL ‘D’

STAMFORD, Conn.--HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that the company has been ISO 26262 certified. This certification is the international standard that governs functional sa ... Continue reading

Helsinki Region Transport HSL's IdeaLab winners were announced - electric scooters are racing to the streets and on-demand services return for an agile trial

Helsinki Region Transport HSL's IdeaLab winners were announced - electric scooters are racing to the streets and on-demand services return for an agile trial

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Helsinki Region Transport HSL's IdeaLab winners were announced - electric scooters are racing to the streets and on-demand services return for an agile trial (Photo: Business Wire) Helsinki Region Transport HSL's IdeaLab winners were announced - electric scooters are racing to the stre ... Continue reading

HyreCar Commercial Solutions President to Speak at Used Car Week along with Noted Industry Leaders on Opportunities for Dealers in Mobility as a Service

HyreCar Commercial Solutions President to Speak at Used Car Week along with Noted Industry Leaders on Opportunities for Dealers in Mobility as a Service

LOS ANGELES--HyreCar Inc. , the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing, announced that John Possumato (DriveItAway/HyreCar Commercial Solutions President), joined by Kunal Malhotra (Assurant Vice President, Product Development and Innovation) and Scott Lilja (NIADA Senior Vice President, Member Services), will conduct ... Continue reading

Myers Industries Reports 2018 Third Quarter Results

Myers Industries Reports 2018 Third Quarter Results

AKRON, Ohio--Myers Industries, Inc. , a manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets, today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Third Quarter 2018 Business Highlights GAAP net loss per diluted share from continuing operations of ... Continue reading

Ryder to Open New State-of-the-Art Full-Service Maintenance Facility in St. Charles, Illinois

Ryder to Open New State-of-the-Art Full-Service Maintenance Facility in St. Charles, Illinois

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The new Ryder facility, located at 510 South Tyler Road, St. Charles, IL 60174, offers customers convenient access to the major trucking highway IL-64, connecting the area to I-355 and I-88. ... Continue reading

The Light Vehicle Leasing Market in Sweden - Forecast to 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Light Vehicle Leasing Market in Sweden - Forecast to 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Light Vehicle Leasing Market in Sweden, Forecast to 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Swedish vehicle leasing industry is experiencing positive growth due to improvements in employment, fueled by strong domestic demand and trade. ... Continue reading

TomTom and BMW Motorrad Provide In-Bike Navigation via App

TomTom and BMW Motorrad Provide In-Bike Navigation via App

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail TomTom and BMW Motorrad Provide In-Bike Navigation via App (Photo: Business Wire) TomTom and BMW Motorrad Provide In-Bike Navigation via App (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail MILAN--TomTom (TOM2) today announced that BMW Motorrad ... Continue reading

Toyoda Gosei Starts Operation of New Automotive Parts Plant in Gujarat, India

Toyoda Gosei Starts Operation of New Automotive Parts Plant in Gujarat, India

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Toyoda Gosei Minda India Gujarat Plant (Photo: Business Wire) Toyoda Gosei Minda India Gujarat Plant (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Business network in India (3 companies, 6 locations) (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small ... Continue reading

Celebrity Climate Hypocrites - Which Celebrities Are Actually Going Green With Their Vehicles?

Celebrity Climate Hypocrites - Which Celebrities Are Actually Going Green With Their Vehicles?

Many big names often preach about how the world needs to step up to deal with climate change, it can sometimes feel like we're not doing our part. However, are the rich and famous really holding up to their words? Lets look at some celebrity climate hypocrites. ... Continue reading

Lincoln and Detroit Symphony Bring Orchestral Experience Into New Aviator +VIDEO

Lincoln and Detroit Symphony Bring Orchestral Experience Into New Aviator +VIDEO

The all-new Lincoln Aviator production model makes its debut Nov. 28 at AutoMobility LA ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Develops New Taxi Traffic Management System Using Quantum Computers

Volkswagen Develops New Taxi Traffic Management System Using Quantum Computers

The Volkswagen Group is making further progress in its work with quantum computers. For the first time, Volkswagen experts have succeeded in developing on a quantum computer a traffic management system that will replace forecasts of urban traffic volumes, transport demand and travel times by precise calculations. ... Continue reading

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Fast and Also Efficient - Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Fast and Also Efficient - Review By Larry Nutson

Back in the world of everyday car usage, I recently had my second opportunity behind the wheel of the new Jetta. The Habanero Orange 2019 Jetta R-Line turned heads just like the Bonneville Jetta did. ... Continue reading

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