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2019 Toyota RAV4 The Best Gets Better - Review By Thom Cannell

2019 Toyota RAV4 The Best Gets Better - Review By Thom Cannell

The first thing we noticed about the all-new model was its truck-like front end, complete with hints of Toyota’s Tacoma and Tundra. The look is far bolder and adroitly chiseled. The new platform also has rear multi-link suspension, and we were interested in how that would affect its ride and handling. ... Continue reading

Fit follows function says Houston safety advocate

Fit follows function says Houston safety advocate

Jane Henry stood out in a well-cut t-shirt, work pants and back pack adorned with safety striping. She was a one-woman showcase for a new line of attire for women working in manufacturing and other skill trades. ... Continue reading

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review by Larry Nutson

2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Review by Larry Nutson

The compact SUV segment is very crowded with many formidable entires from all the major brands. There’s something for everyone. Price is all-important and the Eclipse Cross is well positioned with a starting price of $23,595 making it attractive to young adults who are just getting started in their careers. ... Continue reading

Mazda Worldwide Production and Sales Results for October 2018

Mazda Worldwide Production and Sales Results for October 2018

TOKYO, Nov, 30 2018; Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for October 2018 are summarized below.I. Production1. Domestic ProductionMazda's domestic production volume in October 2018 increased 12.0% year on year due to increased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.[Domestic production of ke ... Continue reading

Corolla Sport, Equipped with Latest Toyota Safety Sense, Receives Top "ASV+++" Rating in JNCAP Preventive Safety Performance Assessment

Corolla Sport, Equipped with Latest Toyota Safety Sense, Receives Top "ASV+++" Rating in JNCAP Preventive Safety Performance Assessment

Full marks awarded for its collision damage mitigation brake system Toyota City, Japan, Nov, 30 2018 - Toyota announces today that its Corolla Sport, equipped with the latest Toyota Safety Sense(1) preventive safety package and Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Parking Support Brakes (Stationary Objects)(2), received th ... Continue reading

Industry Leaders To Launch New Equipment and Technology At North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019

Industry Leaders To Launch New Equipment and Technology At North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Industry Leaders To Launch New Equipment and Technology At North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (Photo: Business Wire) ATLANTA--The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show), a biennial B2B trucking industry trade show that focuses on the needs of fleet owners, managers ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors: Eclipse Cross Earns Top 5-star Rating for Collision Safety Performance in FY2018 JNCAP

Mitsubishi Motors: Eclipse Cross Earns Top 5-star Rating for Collision Safety Performance in FY2018 JNCAP

TOKYO, Nov, 30 2018 - - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that its crossover SUV Eclipse Cross has been awarded the maximum five-star rating in the FY2018 JNCAP(1) testing and evaluation of collision safety performance , and a ASV++(2) rating for active safety performance. These ratings demonstrates Eclipse ... Continue reading

CarMax Brings the Future of Car Buying to Atlanta

CarMax Brings the Future of Car Buying to Atlanta

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail CarMax home delivery (Photo: Business Wire) CarMax home delivery (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Over 55,000 vehicles available to view on carmax.com (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail RICHMOND, Va.--CarMa ... Continue reading

DealerSocket Announces Significant Investment in Their Inventory+ Software and Will Announce 8 Major Enhancements at NADA

DealerSocket Announces Significant Investment in Their Inventory+ Software and Will Announce 8 Major Enhancements at NADA

DALLAS--DealerSocket, Inc., a leading provider of innovative software for the automotive industry, today announced the company has invested millions of additional dollars in its Inventory management solution over the past several months. The company has doubled its Inventory+ team members this year who are working excl ... Continue reading

ISAF Volkswagen (VW) Alert: Absolute Final Deadline for Damaged VW Investors Seeking Compensation for Losses Experienced after the “Dieselgate” Scandal

ISAF Volkswagen (VW) Alert: Absolute Final Deadline for Damaged VW Investors Seeking Compensation for Losses Experienced after the “Dieselgate” Scandal

STAMFORD, Conn.--The VW collective group litigation in Braunschweig, Germany is an active “Opt-In” litigation where eligible investors who want to recover losses, must join the action prior to the expiration of the Statute of Limitation on 31 December 2018. VW has already entered into settlements with investors and ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors: eK Space Earns Top ASV+++ Minicar Rating in FY2018 JNCAP

Mitsubishi Motors: eK Space Earns Top ASV+++ Minicar Rating in FY2018 JNCAP

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that in the FY2018 JNCAP(1) super-height wagon the eK Space has been awarded the maximum ASV+++(2) rating for active safety performance. eK Space is fitted as standard with Mitsubishi's Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM) braking system that detects pedestrians as well as ve ... Continue reading

Ontario, Canada to Adopt E15 As Standard

Ontario, Canada to Adopt E15 As Standard

Move to cleaner, healthier, more powerful ethanol blend to come as early as 2025. Reports from multiple sources (Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association, and the U.S. Grains Council) are applauding the decision by the government of Ontario, Canada to move forward on a "preserve and protect" environment plan that inc ... Continue reading

Mazda Reports U.S. November 2018 Sales Down 3.8 Percent vs 2018, Up 4.5 YTD

Mazda Reports U.S. November 2018 Sales Down 3.8 Percent vs 2018, Up 4.5 YTD

Yesterday, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total November sales of 20,660 vehicles, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to November 2017. Year-to-date (YTD) sales through November saw an increase of 4.5 percent, with 274,455 vehicles sold. ... Continue reading

Subaru Reports Best U.S. November Sales Ever and 84 Months of Continuous Growth

Subaru Reports Best U.S. November Sales Ever and 84 Months of Continuous Growth

Subaru of America, Inc. reported yesterday 56,782 vehicle sales for November 2018, a 9.8 percent increase compared to November 2017. The company also reported year-to-date sales of 615,594 vehicles, a 5.3 percent gain compared to the same period in 2017. ... Continue reading

Volvo Reports U.S. November 2018 Sales Up 4 Percent vs 2017, Up Nearly 25 Percent YTD

Volvo Reports U.S. November 2018 Sales Up 4 Percent vs 2017, Up Nearly 25 Percent YTD

Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 8,181 vehicles for the month of November, a 4.2 percent increase versus November 2017. Year-to-date VCUSA has sold 89,437 vehicles, an increase of 24.5 percent versus the previous year. ... Continue reading

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