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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ally Financial Declares Dividend on Common Stock

Ally Financial Declares Dividend on Common Stock

DETROIT, April 12, 2018 -- The board of directors of Ally Financial Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share of the company's common stock, payable on May 15, 2018 to stockholders of record on May 1, 2018.  About Ally Financial Inc. Ally Financial Inc. is a leading digital financial services company ... Continue reading

ATA Members Join President Trump for White House Tax Event

ATA Members Join President Trump for White House Tax Event

ARLINGTON, Va., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations was proud to have three member companies represent the industry at an event in the White House Rose Garden, highlighting the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Job Act signed into law in December 2017.  "Putting truckers in a po ... Continue reading

Electric Bus Infrastructure Comes to Vancouver

Electric Bus Infrastructure Comes to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canada moves toward a low-carbon future, federal investments in electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles continue to increase. The Government of Canada is encouraging widespread adoption of electric vehicles by supporting innovative projects that provide more options to drive ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicle Airbag Systems Market Forecast to 2021 - Rising Demand for CVs Owing to Increasing Developments in Construction Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicle Airbag Systems Market Forecast to 2021 - Rising Demand for CVs Owing to Increasing Developments in Construction Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Commercial Vehicle Airbag Systems Market 2017-2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global commercial vehicle airbag systems market to grow at a CAGR of 2.97% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market 2017-2021 with Continental, TomTom, Trimble, and Verizon Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market 2017-2021 with Continental, TomTom, Trimble, and Verizon Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market 2017-2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global commercial vehicle telematics market to grow at a CAGR of 14.19% during the period 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Marathon Petroleum Corp. to announce 2018 first-quarter financial results May 1

Marathon Petroleum Corp. to announce 2018 first-quarter financial results May 1

FINDLAY, Ohio, April 12, 2018 -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. will host a conference call Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 9 a.m. EDT to discuss 2018 first-quarter financial results, which will be released earlier that day, and to provide an update on company operations. Participants will be Gary R. Heminger, chairman and chief e ... Continue reading

Marx Group Promotes Samantha Young to Associate Creative Director & Digital Marketing Manager

Marx Group Promotes Samantha Young to Associate Creative Director & Digital Marketing Manager

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Motorsport Aftermarket Group Announces CEO's Retirement

Motorsport Aftermarket Group Announces CEO's Retirement

COPPELL, Texas, April 12, 2018 -- Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) announced today that Andy Graves, President & CEO, has made the decision to retire from MAG effective July 31, 2018. Graves has been MAG's CEO since January 2015 and said, "This is a personal decision based on my desire to spend more time with my fami ... Continue reading

Oshkosh Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Earnings April 26, 2018

Oshkosh Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Earnings April 26, 2018

OSHKOSH, Wis.--Oshkosh Corporation , a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, will issue its second quarter fiscal 2018 financial results on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The results will be discussed during a live webcast that day beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. ... Continue reading

SemaConnect Scores Decisive Legal Victory in Charging Station Battle

SemaConnect Scores Decisive Legal Victory in Charging Station Battle

BOWIE, Md.--A Federal Court has granted SemaConnect’s motion to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit filed by ChargePoint. The suit, filed in December, accused SemaConnect of infringing four of ChargePoint’s patents for technology to connect electric vehicle charging stations to the internet. ... Continue reading

Ford Licenses Hybrid Vehicle Patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

Ford Licenses Hybrid Vehicle Patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

BALTIMORE--Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, has reached an agreement to license all of its hybrid vehicle technology to Ford Motor Company. Ford ranks second in U.S. hybrid car sales, having invested billions of dollars in its electrified vehicle offerings. ... Continue reading

Hagerty Announces Annual 'Hot List' of Future Collector Cars for Model Year 2018

Hagerty Announces Annual 'Hot List' of Future Collector Cars for Model Year 2018

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 12, 2018 -- While the future of new car ownership may be up for debate, 2018 has ushered in a new class of vehicles that promise to be sought-after collectibles. According to Hagerty – a global company specializing in products and insurance for people who love cars – 10 vehicles in the 2 ... Continue reading

Big Changes At Volkswagen

Big Changes At Volkswagen

Dr. Herbert Diess follows Matthias Müller as Chairman of the Group’s Board of Management Supervisory Board thanks Matthias Müller for outstanding service New head of Human Resources and Organization – Gunnar Kilian to follow Karlheinz Blessing Dr. ... Continue reading

A Bahrain Night to Remember- F1 Report From Nicholas Frankl

A Bahrain Night to Remember- F1 Report From Nicholas Frankl

Get the inside scoop on the race and personalities in the desert. Candid thoughts, opinions and suggestions from the movers and shakers of f1 racing worldwide. ... Continue reading

The 54th Annual LA Roadster Show Returns The Fairplex in Pomona

The 54th Annual LA Roadster Show Returns The Fairplex in Pomona

Hundreds of roadsters and classic cars will be on display alongside the event’s historic swap meet during its new Friday and Saturday show schedule on June 15-16, 2018. ... Continue reading

Audio Playback Now Available for Q1 2018 Manheim Used Vehicle Index Conference

Audio Playback Now Available for Q1 2018 Manheim Used Vehicle Index Conference

Thanks to all of you who attended the quarterly call on Friday, April 6. For those who were unable to attend, the replay information can be found below. ... Continue reading

Goodyear Names Nicholas Mitchell Senior Director of Investor Relations

Goodyear Names Nicholas Mitchell Senior Director of Investor Relations

AKRON, Ohio, April 11, 2018 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that Nicholas Mitchell has joined the company as senior director of investor relations. He reports to Christina Zamarro, who has taken on expanded responsibilities as vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and inve ... Continue reading

CES Asia 2018 to Feature Largest Vehicle Technology Exhibit to Date

CES Asia 2018 to Feature Largest Vehicle Technology Exhibit to Date

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today that CES Asia 2018 will feature the largest vehicle technology exhibit to date with leading automakers and vehicle tech companies launching new self-driving technologies and the latest concept cars. Advances in technology are making cars safer and more connected ... Continue reading

Essendant And Genuine Parts Company's S.P. Richards Business To Combine To Form Stronger, More Competitive National Business Products Distributor

Essendant And Genuine Parts Company's S.P. Richards Business To Combine To Form Stronger, More Competitive National Business Products Distributor

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ATLANTA, April 12, 2018 -- Essendant and Genuine Parts Company today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement to combine Essendant and Genuine Parts Company's S.P. Richards business. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Essendant and Ge ... Continue reading

"Garage/BMW : Art/Tech Grant": BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Announce the First Recipient

"Garage/BMW : Art/Tech Grant": BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Announce the First Recipient

MOSCOW, April 12, 2018 -- Sergey Kasich is the first recipient of the joint "Garage/BMW : Art/Tech Grant" program by BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art which was announced this Tuesday. The grant program is aimed at supporting individual and collective art projects in the field of IT, engineering an ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Rear Seat Infotainment Market Report 2018-2022 with Key Players Alpine Electronics, Delphi, Harman International, Pioneer and Panasonic Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Rear Seat Infotainment Market Report 2018-2022 with Key Players Alpine Electronics, Delphi, Harman International, Pioneer and Panasonic Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Rear Seat Infotainment Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Automotive Rear Seat Infotainment Market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 30.12% during the period 2018-2022. ... Continue reading

Global Unmanned Traffic Management Market by End Use, Solution, Component, Type, Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Unmanned Traffic Management Market by End Use, Solution, Component, Type, Region - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Unmanned Traffic Management Market by End Use (Agriculture, Logistic, Surveillance), Solution (Communication, Navigation, Surveillance), Component (Hardware, Software, Service), Type (Persistent, Non-Persistent), Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Montgomery County Police Department Rolls Out Axon Fleet In-Car Cameras to 900 Patrol Vehicles

Montgomery County Police Department Rolls Out Axon Fleet In-Car Cameras to 900 Patrol Vehicles

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2018 -- Axon , the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced that Montgomery County Police Department, a Major Cities Chiefs Association member, will deploy 900 Axon Fleet in-car video systems, totaling 1,800 cameras (two cameras per car), across agency patrol ... Continue reading

Preview of the 23rd China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (April 26-29, 2018)

Preview of the 23rd China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (April 26-29, 2018)

SHANGHAI, April 12, 2018 -- Over 500 exhibitors, both domestic and overseas, participated in CIBS 2017, a 10 percent increase from the previous year, and more significantly, the number of equipment exhibitors increased by 25 percent from 2016. And now, CIBS 2018 is in full swing: The Spare Parts and Equipment exhibitor ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Introduces First All-Electric Truck

Volvo Trucks Introduces First All-Electric Truck

Volvo Trucks now introduces its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year. ... Continue reading

DODGE//SRT Infuses Durango GT With SRT-Inspired Rallye Appearance Package

DODGE//SRT Infuses Durango GT With SRT-Inspired Rallye Appearance Package

The Durango GT is powered by a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine that generates 295 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque with dual exhaust mated to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with the V-6, Durango can tow a best-in-class 6,200 pounds. ... Continue reading

Open Letter to Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg About Ethanol - with responses and additional replies

Open Letter to Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg About Ethanol - with responses and additional replies

By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher THE AUTO CHANNEL Hi Barry: I just finished reading your article "Enough With Ethanol" that was published yesterday on Bloombergview.com (http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-02-03/enough-with-forcing-s ubsidized-ethanol-on-u-s). I want you to know that regardless ... Continue reading

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