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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The 2019 BMW M2 Competition

The 2019 BMW M2 Competition

BMW M GmbH is setting fresh benchmarks in the compact high-performance sports car segment and adding marked refinement to the character of the BMW M2 Coupé. F87 New six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, based on the power unit from the BMW M3/M4, three-litre cubic capacity, 302 kW/410 HP, peak ... Continue reading

BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018

BMW at the 15th Auto China Beijing 2018

The latest new models, pioneering concept vehicles and innovative technological developments are the headline-makers as BMW takes to the stage at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing. The selection of new products on display at the international vehicle fair taking place from 25 April – 4 May 2018 underlines the compa ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT By John Heilig

New Car Review: 2018 Dodge Challenger GT By John Heilig

While we had driven a V8-powered version earlier, the GT comes across as a far more civilized vehicle. True, simply blipping the gas pedal in the V8-powered car emits a healthy roar (I’m almost afraid to listen to the Demon), the 3.6-liter V6-engined GT creates a roar, but a gentler one. ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction Hits $39.4 Million in Sales Fueled by John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection and Celebrities Including Burt Reynolds

Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction Hits $39.4 Million in Sales Fueled by John Staluppi’s Cars of Dreams Collection and Celebrities Including Burt Reynolds

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction was a star-studded event that featured celebrity guests from across the entertainment and sports industries, record attendance, record auction sales and the largest number of registered bidders for any Palm Beach auction. (Photo: Business Wire) Barret ... Continue reading

DMV Says First Application for Testing Robot Cars Without Driver Lacked Needed Information, Consumer Watchdog Reports

DMV Says First Application for Testing Robot Cars Without Driver Lacked Needed Information, Consumer Watchdog Reports

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Motor Vehicles confirmed today that the first application to test robot cars without a driver lacked necessary information and that a letter has been sent to the still-unidentified applicant asking for additional information. "I'm glad ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Glow Plugs Market 2018-2022 with Robert Bosch, DENSO, Federal-Mogul & NGK Spark Plugs Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Glow Plugs Market 2018-2022 with Robert Bosch, DENSO, Federal-Mogul & NGK Spark Plugs Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Glow Plugs Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive glow plugs market will register a revenue of more than USD 6 billion by 2022. ... Continue reading

Special Thanks to the 2018 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance Sponsors!

Special Thanks to the 2018 La Jolla Concours d'Elegance Sponsors!

We're Still Dreaming of the La Jolla Concours - THANK YOU to All Who Made It Possible! McFarlane Promotions, Inc. | 656 5th Avenue, Ste. ... Continue reading

ABB Selected by Electrify America to Provide High Power Electric Vehicle Chargers Across the United States

ABB Selected by Electrify America to Provide High Power Electric Vehicle Chargers Across the United States

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ABB's Terra HP high power electric vehicle charger (Photo: Business Wire) ABB's Terra HP high power electric vehicle charger (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail WASHINGTON--ABB has been selected to supply its Terra HP charging stat ... Continue reading

Equicapita Announces Acquisition of Smitty's Canada

Equicapita Announces Acquisition of Smitty's Canada

CALGARY, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Equicapita Income Trust and Equicapita Investment Corp. (collectively "Equicapita") are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Smitty's Canada ("Smitty's") by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equicapita (the "Acquisition"). Smitty's was founded in 1960 by Walter Chan and i ... Continue reading

New Comdata® OnRoad Card Sets New Standard for Managing Fleet Spend and Empowering Drivers

New Comdata® OnRoad Card Sets New Standard for Managing Fleet Spend and Empowering Drivers

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, today introduced the Comdata OnRoad Card, the most widely accepted multipurpose fuel and driver funds card in the transportation industry. The OnRoad Card builds on the leading security and controls of the Comdata Proprietary Car ... Continue reading

NACS: Fuel Standard and Octane Fuels Discussed at Hill Hearing

NACS: Fuel Standard and Octane Fuels Discussed at Hill Hearing

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment held a hearing on “High Octane Fuels and High Efficiency Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities.” Witnesses testifying before the subcommittee included: Timothy Columbus, Counsel for NACS and SIGMA; Emily Skor, CEO, Growth Energy; Dan Nicholson, VP Global Propul ... Continue reading

Lexus Design Award 2018 Grand Prix Winner Announced at Amazing 'LIMITLESS CO-EXISTENCE' Exhibition in Milan

Lexus Design Award 2018 Grand Prix Winner Announced at Amazing 'LIMITLESS CO-EXISTENCE' Exhibition in Milan

Lexus International today announced the Grand Prix winner of the Lexus Design Award 2018--Testing Hypotheticals by Extrapolation Factory leading this prestigious international event to a pinnacle of excitement. Lexus Design Award 2018 drew a record 1319 entries from 68 countries under the theme of "CO-". Lexus passiona ... Continue reading

Academy Award-Nominated Actress Margot Robbie Headlines Nissan Formula E Launch Tour Event

Academy Award-Nominated Actress Margot Robbie Headlines Nissan Formula E Launch Tour Event

Nissan completed its Formula E launch tour in Los Angeles yesterday with an event led by Margot Robbie, the company’s electric vehicle and sustainability ambassador, heralding an exciting era for Nissan as it enters the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. First revealed at the Geneva Motor Show to high acclaim, followed ... Continue reading

More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

More Power To The Pick-Up: Volkswagen Launches New Top Spec Amarok

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is putting words into action as the Amarok concept vehicle shown at the IAA in Frankfurt last year becomes available to order* as the new, top engine specification production model. A particular highlight is the V6 TDI engine with 258 PS, plus a 14 PS overboost and up to 580 Newton metres ... Continue reading

Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year +VIDEO

Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year +VIDEO

 Ford sold 125,809 Mustang coupes and convertibles in 146 countries last year  Mustang has enjoyed 10 percent sales growth with women buyers over the last five years  Mustang was the top-selling sports coupe worldwide in 2017 with more than one-third of its sales going to export markets, according to Ford anal ... Continue reading

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