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No Ad Blocking Here - The Auto Channel's Buyers Guide Visitor's Welcome Brand Relevant Car Maker Advertising

No Ad Blocking Here - The Auto Channel's Buyers Guide Visitor's Welcome Brand Relevant Car Maker Advertising

No Ad Blocking Here - The Auto Channel's Buyers Guide Visitor's Welcomes Relevant Car Maker Advertising Now car makers can place their latest TV commercials and magazine ads directly within unequaled award winning editorial content of the brand's Research and Buyers Guide. Historically, car shoppers have not only sough ... Continue reading

2018 Innovations in Brain-to-vehicle Interfaces, Robotic Test Drivers, Carbon Fiber Composites, AI-Based Autonomous Platforms, Blockchain Solutions, and Autonomous Vehicles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2018 Innovations in Brain-to-vehicle Interfaces, Robotic Test Drivers, Carbon Fiber Composites, AI-Based Autonomous Platforms, Blockchain Solutions, and Autonomous Vehicles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Innovations in Brain-to-vehicle Interfaces, Robotic Test Drivers, Carbon Fiber Composites, AI-Based Autonomous Platforms, Blockchain Solutions, and Autonomous Vehicles" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This Mobility Technology TOE profiles key innovations in brain-to-vehicle inte ... Continue reading

Automotive Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Framework

Automotive Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Framework

COLUMBUS, Ind., May 16, 2018 -- LHP Engineering Solutions, an engineering services provider and technology integrator has brought together National Instruments, PTC, and AASA's LiFi subsidiary, 01LightComm, to create a framework for an NI-Based Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Platform.  The demonstrat ... Continue reading

Blockchain Startup Blox.io Launches "Quickbooks for Crypto"

Blockchain Startup Blox.io Launches "Quickbooks for Crypto"

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 16, 2018 -- Tel Aviv-based Blox.io launched Blox Business - "Quickbooks for Crypto" - managing, tracking and reporting platform for crypto assets. Blox Business is currently tracking and helping companies manage over $2B in various crypto assets and is on track to manage more than 10% of all crypt ... Continue reading

General Motors Recognizes Hanon Systems as a 2017 Supplier of the Year

General Motors Recognizes Hanon Systems as a 2017 Supplier of the Year

NOVI, Mich., May 16, 2018 -- Global automotive supplier Hanon Systems (KS:018880) was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries that have consistently ... Continue reading

The Family Coppola Hideaways Builds Brand New Funicular At Lakeside Retreat In Guatemala

The Family Coppola Hideaways Builds Brand New Funicular At Lakeside Retreat In Guatemala

GEYSERVILLE, Calif., May 16, 2018 -- The Family Coppola Hideaways is thrilled to unveil its brand new funicular at La Lancha, the lakeside retreat in Guatemala. Ascending from the shores of Lago Peten Itza through the jungle canopy to the hotel's lobby and restaurant, the "jungle elevator" provides a unique welcome ex ... Continue reading

Swoop Announces Dealer Visit Optimized Digital Ads

Swoop Announces Dealer Visit Optimized Digital Ads

Digital ad provider Swoop, in an effort to further cement their position as leaders in the automotive advertising space, today announced that their ads will now optimize in real time for visits to auto dealers. This means that automakers can ensure that their digital ad spend provides auto buyers at the lowest point of ... Continue reading

Toyota to Invest in ALBERT

Toyota to Invest in ALBERT

To promote the development of automated driving technologies, Toyota has been bolstering its organization at unprecedented speed, such as by establishing the advanced research company, Toyota Research Institute (TRI), in the United States in January 2016 and the advanced development company, Toyota Research Institute-A ... Continue reading

Modifying An SUV To Be The Safest Possible Family Vehicle

Modifying An SUV To Be The Safest Possible Family Vehicle

I received a very thought provoking letter from a reader in Miami, Florida asking about the safest possible family vehicle. Readers, what are your thoughts? Dear Rob, My name is Diego, and I stumbled on to a post about vehicle height researching vehicle safety. ... Continue reading

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Rise As Gasoline Prices Rise (So Paying More At The Pump Is Not Because Of Domestic Supply And Demand We Guess)

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Rise As Gasoline Prices Rise (So Paying More At The Pump Is Not Because Of Domestic Supply And Demand We Guess)

U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Petroleum Status Report U.S. crude oil exports averaged 1.1 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017 and 1.6 million b/d so far in 2018, up from less than 0.5 million b/d in 2016. This growth in U.S. crude oil exports happened despite the fact that U.S. Gulf Coast onshore por ... Continue reading

Used Car Dealer Tricolor Expands Leadership Team

Used Car Dealer Tricolor Expands Leadership Team

Tricolor, the nation’s largest used vehicle retailer focusing on the integrated sale and financing of vehicles to Hispanic consumers, today announced the addition of veteran Capital One finance executive Josh Tseng as its Vice President of Strategy. The addition of Tseng will help the company further scale its proven ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars "Future Is Electric" Says Buhbye To New Diesel Engines

Volvo Cars "Future Is Electric" Says Buhbye To New Diesel Engines

“Our future is electric and we will no longer develop a new generation of diesel engines,” said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars. “We will phase out cars with only an internal combustion engine, with petrol hybrid versions as a transitional option as we move towards full electrificat ... Continue reading

2018 Automotive Terminal Market by Application, Current Rating, Vehicle Type, EV Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2018 Automotive Terminal Market by Application, Current Rating, Vehicle Type, EV Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Terminal Market by Application, Current Rating, Vehicle Type, EV Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive terminal market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.03% during the forecast period, from US$12.64 billio ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicle Surround View Systems Market Growth, Drivers, Trends & Opportunities 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicle Surround View Systems Market Growth, Drivers, Trends & Opportunities 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Commercial Vehicle Surround View Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global commercial vehicle surround view systems market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.85% during the period 2018-2022. ... Continue reading

Global Cybersecurity Market for Cars 2018-2023 - Increasing Demand for Connected Cars and Consumers Attention to Cyber Security - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Cybersecurity Market for Cars 2018-2023 - Increasing Demand for Connected Cars and Consumers Attention to Cyber Security - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Cybersecurity Market For Cars - Segmented by Solution, Type of Security, and Region - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The cybersecurity market for cars was valued at USD 78.48 million in 2017, and is expected to reach a value of ... Continue reading

Intensifying Need For Electric Grid Transformation Sparks Growth Opportunities

Intensifying Need For Electric Grid Transformation Sparks Growth Opportunities

Frost & Sullivan dissects the future of electric grid-related investments SANTA CLARA, California, May 16, 2018 -- Regulatory guidelines and budgetary constraints have long shaped grid investments, placing the primary focus on ensuring that the electric grid is available at all times and is resilient to any disruption ... Continue reading

Coopertire.com Earns Best Manufacturing Website Award

Coopertire.com Earns Best Manufacturing Website Award

The Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) has selected the Cooper Tires website, www.coopertire.com, as the winner of its Best Manufacturing Website award. ... Continue reading

About New Kia Diesel Hybrid

About New Kia Diesel Hybrid

In line with Kia’s aim to create innovative cars that are affordable for a broad range of buyers, EcoDynamics+ mild-hybrid technology offers a compelling cost-to-performance ratio compared to full hybrid powertrains. ... Continue reading

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