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Friday, December 21, 2018

Hyundai i30 Fastback N + Rasmus Wingårdh

Hyundai i30 Fastback N + Rasmus Wingårdh

“Tailored to your wild side”: the ingenious Hyundai N jacket embodies the i30 Fastback N spirit Cooperation with Rasmus Wingårdh, one of Europe’s renowned fashion designers The All-New i30 Fastback N is a successful combination of sophisticated and elegant design and the proven fun-to-drive factor of N High-perf ... Continue reading

HYUNDAI WINS THREE 2018 GOOD DESIGN® AWARDS

HYUNDAI WINS THREE 2018 GOOD DESIGN® AWARDS

Hyundai’s 2018 Kona, 2019 Santa Fe, and Le Fil Rouge Concept Car have earned 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. ... Continue reading

When It Was New - 1994 Lexus ES 300 Review

When It Was New - 1994 Lexus ES 300 Review

The Auto Channel's Quarter Century Of Lexus Reviews - 1994 Lexus ES 300 Reviews ... Continue reading

Methanol Made From Coal For Liquid Auto Fuel Has Grown Rapidly In China Since 2000 (But Not In USA) - The Methanol Economy

Methanol Made From Coal For Liquid Auto Fuel Has Grown Rapidly In China Since 2000 (But Not In USA) - The Methanol Economy

China is the global leader in methanol use and has recently expanded methanol production capacity. ... Continue reading

Geely Methanol Powered Rally Vehicle to Challenge 2019 Dakar Rally

Geely Methanol Powered Rally Vehicle to Challenge 2019 Dakar Rally

21 December 2018, Hangzhou– At the 2019 Dakar Rally, the Geely Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper Tire team and Asia’s “Off-road King” Han Wei will compete with a 100% methanol fuel powered rally vehicle for the first time in the races history. On January 6, 2019 the 41st Dakar Rally will be begin in Lima, Peru and wi ... Continue reading

General Motor’s restructuring – Why do it and why now?

General Motor’s restructuring – Why do it and why now?

General Motors announced a significant restructuring on November 26th 2018, including a 15% reduction in their salaried workforce, the shuttering of the Lordstown and Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plants in the US and the Oshawa assembly complex in Canada in 2019. In addition, the Baltimore Operations and Warren Transmiss ... Continue reading

Here's a Bright Idea From Nissan: Testing Paint Samples To Prevent Sun Damage Without The Sun

Here's a Bright Idea From Nissan: Testing Paint Samples To Prevent Sun Damage Without The Sun

On the darkest day of the year Nissan engineers in Michigan are still performing sunlight UV exposure tests thanks to the Xenon Weather-Ometer (XWO) tool that evaluates material durability in different climate conditions. ... Continue reading

AAA Offers Tips to Deter Home Break-Ins During Holiday Getaways

AAA Offers Tips to Deter Home Break-Ins During Holiday Getaways

With a record number of travelers – about one-third of Americans – planning to gather with family and friends this holiday season, AAA East Central is urging homeowners to protect their homes and take steps to deter break-ins before they leave. Slippery steps and falling paint cans are not enough to outwit today's ... Continue reading

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