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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Mitsubishi Motors appoints Jeff Holland as Director of Public Relations

Mitsubishi Motors appoints Jeff Holland as Director of Public Relations

CYPRESS, Calif. May 03, 2018; Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced the appointment of Jeff Holland to the position of Director, Public Relations in North America. ... Continue reading

AutoCanada Reports 2018 First Quarter Results

AutoCanada Reports 2018 First Quarter Results

EDMONTON, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - AutoCanada Inc. ("AutoCanada" or the "Company") (TSX:ACQ), a leading North American multi-location automobile dealership group, today reported its financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2018. Same store Revenue up 4.6% to $562.1 million Same store Gross Profit of $95 ... Continue reading

Shell Completes Fuel Card System Conversion Onto FLEETCOR Platform Across Europe and Asia

Shell Completes Fuel Card System Conversion Onto FLEETCOR Platform Across Europe and Asia

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.--FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. , a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions, announced today that Shell has completed the conversion of its branded fuel card portfolios onto FLEETCOR’s Global FleetNet (GFN) fuel card management system in 37 countries across Europe and Asia. GFN now ... Continue reading

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) Building New Facility To Test Autonomous Vehcles

Toyota Research Institute (TRI) Building New Facility To Test Autonomous Vehcles

60-acre Michigan site will accelerate development of Toyota Guardian vehicle automation mode – The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is constructing a closed-course test facility to develop automated vehicle technology. ... Continue reading

Cox Enterprises Announces Bold Investment in $25M Solar Energy Partnership

Cox Enterprises Announces Bold Investment in $25M Solar Energy Partnership

ATLANTA, May 3, 2018 -- As part of its effort to expand its clean energy portfolio, Cox Enterprises announced it has become the majority investor in a $25 million partnership that created four solar farms in Georgia and Florida. The project is part of the company's national Cox Conserves sustainability program, which ... Continue reading

Details of Ford Motor Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Details of Ford Motor Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Company will conduct its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders beginning at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 10. The meeting is being conducted virtually through an audio broadcast accessible from a computer, tablet or smart phone device. ... Continue reading

JACOR, LLC Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

JACOR, LLC Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

WAUCONDA, Ill., May 3, 2018 -- JACOR, LLC announced today that it has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label. The following EcoBioClean® products are now able to display a unique USDA label that highlights its percentage of biobased content products: EcoBioClean® 100 COSW w ... Continue reading

Westminster Toyota Breaks Ground on New Dealership

Westminster Toyota Breaks Ground on New Dealership

New, state-of-the-art facility opening next spring to better serve Toyota customers in New Westminster VANCOUVER, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Construction is underway on a new, state-of-the-art home for Westminster Toyota in the heart of British Columbia's Lower Mainland. "With our 30 year history in New Westminster, we are ex ... Continue reading

2019 Mazda CX-3 Preview

2019 Mazda CX-3 Preview

Mazda’s subcompact crossover SUV features an elegantly upgraded interior and enhanced powertrain, among other updates May 2, 2018 2019 Mazda CX-3 goes on sale later this month with a starting MSRP[1]of $20,390 Switching to an electronic parking brake allows space for a newly redesigned center console and armrest Beau ... Continue reading

What Goes Into a Gallon of Gas

What Goes Into a Gallon of Gas

No matter who owns the station, gas prices are ultimately determined by four sets of costs: crude oil, taxes, refining costs and distribution and marketing. ​ALEXANDRIA, Va. ... Continue reading

Air Canada Operates Biofuel Flight From Edmonton to San Francisco

Air Canada Operates Biofuel Flight From Edmonton to San Francisco

Biofuel use will reduce this flight's carbon emissions by over 10 tonnes, equivalent of taking 26 cars off the road for an entire month EDMONTON, May 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada announced its Edmonton-San Francisco flight today will operate with biofuel onboard a 146-seat Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The larger ai ... Continue reading

GM Recognizes Nexteer Automotive for Performance, Quality and Innovation

GM Recognizes Nexteer Automotive for Performance, Quality and Innovation

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 3, 2018 -- Nexteer Automotive was named a GM Innovation Award winner during General Motors's 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. GM's Innovation Award recognizes the top suppliers among thousands of global contenders who introduced innovat ... Continue reading

SilkChain Lauded at World Blockchain Conference by Yehoshua Westover

SilkChain Lauded at World Blockchain Conference by Yehoshua Westover

MACAU, May 3, 2018 -- SilkChain, the world's first blockchain project dedicated to improving global trade, has won recognition from visionary angel investor Yehoshua Westover at the first World Blockchain Conference for its potentially disruptive role in international commerce. In a powerful speech about how technology ... Continue reading

Usechain To Become World's First-ever Self-sovereign Identity Blockchain

Usechain To Become World's First-ever Self-sovereign Identity Blockchain

SINGAPORE, May 3, 2018 -- "Identity is the new money." New blockchain project Usechain is becoming the first-ever blockchain ecosystem to achieve self-sovereign identity for individuals and institutions. Usechain aims to fuse innovative technologies with off-chain identities to create a public blockchain ecosystem base ... Continue reading

Valvoline Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

Valvoline Reports Second-Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

LEXINGTON, Ky.--Valvoline Inc. , a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2018. Reported second-quarter 2018 net income and EPS were $67 million and $0.33, respectively. ... Continue reading

"New Car Review: 2018 Toyota 4Runner 4X4 TRD" By John Heilig

"New Car Review: 2018 Toyota 4Runner 4X4 TRD" By John Heilig

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig REVIEWED MODEL: 2018 Toyota 4Runner 4X4 TRD ENGINE: 4.0-liter V6 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 270 hp @ 5,600 rpm/278 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 109.8 in. ... Continue reading

"New Car Review - 2018 BMW M550i xDrive Review"

"New Car Review - 2018 BMW M550i xDrive Review"

Get The Auto Channel's Chicago Bureau Chief's Larry Nutson's expert review of the 2018 BMW 5 Series M550i xDrive to help enhance your car buying decision. ... Continue reading

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