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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Nissan Group reports March 2018 U.S. sales

Nissan Group reports March 2018 U.S. sales

Apr 3, 2018 March 2018 March 2017 % Change Nissan Group Total sales (units) 162,535 168,832 -3.7 Nissan Division sales 145,103 150,566 -3.6 INFINITI sales* 17,432 18,266 -4.6 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for March 2018 of 162,535 units, a decrease of 4% compared to the previous yea ... Continue reading

FCA Canada Reports Best-Ever Sales Month for Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler Pacifica

FCA Canada Reports Best-Ever Sales Month for Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler Pacifica

All-time sales records set for Jeep® Wrangler and Chrysler Pacifica Jeep and Ram brands set March sales records Jeep Compass and Ram trucks set March sales records April 3, 2018 , Windsor, Ontario - FCA Canada today reported sales of 24,490 vehicles, an 8 per cent decrease compared with sales in March 2017 of 26,531. ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports 2018 March Sales

FCA US Reports 2018 March Sales

FCA US reports best March retail sales in 17 years Jeep® brand reports best month of total sales ever Jeep Wrangler reports best month of total sales ever Ram Light Duty retail sales increased 8 percent April 3, 2018 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC today reported March 2018 sales of 216,063 vehicles, a 14 percent i ... Continue reading

Sikorsky Celebrates 30 Years of Black Hawk Helicopter Operations in Latin America

Sikorsky Celebrates 30 Years of Black Hawk Helicopter Operations in Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 3, 2018 -- 2018 marks 30 years of operations for the Black Hawk helicopter in Latin America, since the Colombian Air Force took delivery of its first five UH-60A aircraft in 1988. Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, now a Lockheed Martin company , the twin engine medium-lift Black Hawk has be ... Continue reading

SUVs drive Mercedes-Benz Canada's first-quarter sales

SUVs drive Mercedes-Benz Canada's first-quarter sales

Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network delivered steady sales throughout March, retailing a total of 4,604 units. Year-to-date, the luxury manufacturer retailed 12,140 vehicles, supported in part by the continued popularity of its SUV lineup. ... Continue reading

2017 Thailand Lubricant Market by Type and Application - Outlook to 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2017 Thailand Lubricant Market by Type and Application - Outlook to 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Thailand Lubricant Market by Type (Mineral, Semi-Synthetic & Synthetic), by Application (Automotive, Industrial) - Outlook to 202" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report covers aspects such as the market size of the Thailand lubricant market, market segmentation on the basis ... Continue reading

Alizeti Introduces a Full-featured, All-in-one E-bike Conversion System That Goes Beyond Basic Mobility

Alizeti Introduces a Full-featured, All-in-one E-bike Conversion System That Goes Beyond Basic Mobility

MONTREAL, April 3, 2018 - Alizeti offers an easy solution that allows cyclists to repurpose their existing bikes and convert them into full-featured electric bikes. By simply adding the Alizeti 300C all-in-one rack-mounted e-bike conversion system to their bikes, cyclists will now be able to enjoy a longer ride with le ... Continue reading

BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2018 Sales

BMW Group U.S. Reports March 2018 Sales

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1 percent in March 2018 for a total of 31,311 compared to 31,015 vehicles sold in March 2017. Through Q1 2018, BMW brand sales are up 3.0 percent year-over-year. ... Continue reading

Copart Announces Expansion of Its Tucson Location

Copart Announces Expansion of Its Tucson Location

DALLAS, April 3, 2018 -- Copart, Inc. , a global online vehicle auction company, is announcing the expansion of its location at 5600 South Arcadia Avenue in Tucson, Arizona. "Our team in Tucson is prepared to take on a higher volume of vehicles," said Jay Adair, CEO of Copart. ... Continue reading

Don't Forget to Check for Carbon Monoxide Safety this Spring

Don't Forget to Check for Carbon Monoxide Safety this Spring

Useful Consumer Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips from Technical Safety BC VANCOUVER, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Spring is often a busy time for preventative maintenance around the home now that the weather is warming up. But when it comes to gas and electrical appliance maintenance, Technical Safety BC is reminding homeowners to ... Continue reading

Elliott Welcomes Hyundai’s Acknowledgment of Needed Reforms Highlights Need for More Serious Action

Elliott Welcomes Hyundai’s Acknowledgment of Needed Reforms Highlights Need for More Serious Action

HONG KONG--Elliott Advisors (HK) Limited, which advises various Elliott-affiliated funds (together “Elliott”), announced today that it collectively holds a significant shareholding—more than $1 billion USD of common stock— in Hyundai Mobis Co., Hyundai Motor Company, and Kia Motors Corporation (together “Hyun ... Continue reading

TA Truck Service® Launches Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer Inspections

TA Truck Service® Launches Certified Used Truck and Certified Used Trailer Inspections

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Used Trailer (Graphic: Business Wire) Used Trailer (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Used Truck (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Label Placement on Truck (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview ... Continue reading

The Genie Company Announces New Garage Door Opener with Integrated Aladdin Connect®

The Genie Company Announces New Garage Door Opener with Integrated Aladdin Connect®

MOUNT HOPE, Ohio, April 3, 2018 -- The Genie Company announces the introduction of its latest innovative garage door opener, the Model 3120. The Model 3120 offers the same great features as the Genie Model 3020 - battery backup capability, standard six-foot power supply and 24-volt DC motor - but now includes integrat ... Continue reading

TRUECAR INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 Investing In TrueCar Inc. To Contact The Firm

TRUECAR INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 Investing In TrueCar Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential claims against TrueCar Inc. ("TrueCar" or the "Company") . If you invested in TrueCar stock or options and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/TRUE.  There is no cost ... Continue reading

Genesis Announces March 2018 Sales

Genesis Announces March 2018 Sales

Genesis Motor America today reported sales of 1,386 in March, a 21 percent decrease compared with the year earlier. "We are delighted that both March and Q1 sales performance are consistent with our expectations," said Erwin Raphael, Executive Director and General Manager of Genesis Motor America. ... Continue reading

Honda Canada Reports March 2018 Sales Results

Honda Canada Reports March 2018 Sales Results

Honda Canada March 2018 Canada Sales of 17,538 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 8.5 percent from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported March sales of 15,935 units sold, down 8 percent, while the Acura Division reported March sales of 1,603 units, down 10 percent versus last year. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor America Reports March 2018 Sales

Hyundai Motor America Reports March 2018 Sales

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 3, 2018 -- Hyundai Motor America reported March sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 61,540 units, an 11 percent decline in comparison with March 2017. Sales were paced by the best SUV sales month in company history, cracking 25,000 units for the first time and up 25 percent ... Continue reading

Kia Motors America Announces March 2018 Sales

Kia Motors America Announces March 2018 Sales

IRVINE, Calif., April 3, 2018 -- Kia Motors America today announced March sales of 50,645 vehicles, a 2.5-percent increase over the same period last year. The month was highlighted by best-ever March sales of the Sportage CUV, which were up more than 41-percent over the same period last year. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports March 2018 Sales of 28,407 Units

Mercedes-Benz USA Reports March 2018 Sales of 28,407 Units

ATLANTA--Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported March sales of 28,407 units. Mercedes-Benz Vans reported March sales of 2,967 units (up 3.3%) and smart reported 110 units, bringing the MBUSA grand total to 31,484 vehicles for the month. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Reports March 2018 Sales Up 21.7 Percent

Mitsubishi Motors Reports March 2018 Sales Up 21.7 Percent

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported March 2018 sales of 14,319 units sold, up 21.7 percent over March 2017, its best March sales month since 2005. For the calendar year, total sales reported are 35,772, up 22.7 percent over the same period in 2017. ... Continue reading

Toyota Canada Inc. Sees March 2018 Best on Record

Toyota Canada Inc. Sees March 2018 Best on Record

Climbing hybrid sales helped lead TCI to its best March ever for overall sales, with 21,040 vehicles sold, up 8.4% compared to last year. The Toyota division reported sales of 18,954 units, up 9.7% compared to March 2017, and the Lexus luxury division recorded 2,086 vehicles sold, down 1.8% compared to last year. ... Continue reading

American Honda March 2018 US Sales

American Honda March 2018 US Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., April 3, 2018 -- American Honda Honda Acura Total Cars Trucks Total Cars Trucks Total Cars Trucks 142,392 67,633 74,759 128,855 62,513 66,342 13,537 5,120 8,417 +3.8% +0.4 +7% +2.6% -1.6% +7% +15.7% +35.2% +6.4% "Honda's deep truck lineup helped the brand to a new March record, while Honda cars contin ... Continue reading

GM March 2018 US Sales Report

GM March 2018 US Sales Report

Chevrolet was the industry’s fastest-growing full-line brand on a retail basis Best March in GMC history New models drive a 41 percent jump in crossover sales Three-truck pickup strategy delivers again with sales up 19 percent Commercial sales rise 19 percent in March, up 27 percent in the first quarter DETROIT — G ... Continue reading

Automotive Supercharger Market by Components, Technology, Vehicle Type, Fuel Type, Power Source - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automotive Supercharger Market by Components, Technology, Vehicle Type, Fuel Type, Power Source - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Supercharger Market by Components, Technology (Centrifugal, Twin-Screw, Roots), Vehicle Type (PC, CV, Motorcycle), Fuel Type (Gasoline, Diesel), Power Source (Engine Driven, Electric Motor Driven), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Florida Becomes 43rd U.S. State to Reclassify Driving Requirements for Three-Wheeled Roadsters

Florida Becomes 43rd U.S. State to Reclassify Driving Requirements for Three-Wheeled Roadsters

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Slingshot, the bold three-wheeled, open-air roadster has announced Florida, one of the most popular states for the brand given its unique style and year-round sunshine, is the latest state to reclassify its driving requirements as an "Autocycle." (Photo: Polaris Slingshot) MINNEAPOLIS- ... Continue reading

Dealerships Now Able to Sell Cars Seamlessly Across In-Store and Online Channels

Dealerships Now Able to Sell Cars Seamlessly Across In-Store and Online Channels

-Motoinsight, today announced the launch of a new version of its digital retailing platform MotoCommerce™ for franchised and independent automotive dealers. This technology was previously available to automotive OEMs exclusively but can now enable individual dealerships and dealership groups to deliver best-in-class ... Continue reading

Toyota and Park24 to Sign Agreement on Car Sharing Service Trial in Central Tokyo

Toyota and Park24 to Sign Agreement on Car Sharing Service Trial in Central Tokyo

Marks start of exploration into joint cooperation to achieve new mobility services ... Continue reading

Porsche March 2018 U.S. Sales

Porsche March 2018 U.S. Sales

ATLANTA, April 3, 2018 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced March 2018 sales of 4,756 vehicles. This represents a new all-time high for March and year-over-year growth of 6.2 percent. ... Continue reading

All-Electric Volkswagen eCrafter to Make UK Debut at Commercial Vehicle Show

All-Electric Volkswagen eCrafter to Make UK Debut at Commercial Vehicle Show

The all-electric van from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the eCrafter, will be making its UK debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 24-26 April, ahead of real-world testing beginning with UK customers at the start of May. The first test vehicles were handed over to a group of major European ... Continue reading

2018 GMC TERRAIN Review By Thom Cannell

2018 GMC TERRAIN Review By Thom Cannell

Its quiet, almost silent interior made conversations easily audible. Responding to back seat conversations, even while holding another in front, was effortless. ... Continue reading

2018 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 3LT John Heilig Review

2018 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 3LT John Heilig Review

As with many large SUVs, there is three-row seating in the Traverse. Even with the third row seats up, there is plenty of cargo capacity behind the third row, just like our van. The third row seats lower and raise easily, for when you want to convert the passenger hauler into a cargo hauler. ... Continue reading

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