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Monday, May 7, 2018

One-Two Victory at Spa for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

One-Two Victory at Spa for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

The race began under blue skies and Sebastien made a clean getaway from pole position in the #8, gradually extending his advantage over the chasing Rebellions while Mike took the #7 car to sixth by the time of the first pit stops. By then Sebastien had extended his lead to over 30 seconds but that evaporated shortly af ... Continue reading

GEICO Says Motorcycle Training is Nothing New to the Military

GEICO Says Motorcycle Training is Nothing New to the Military

WASHINGTON--One of the many reasons our military is prepared for anything is training. All branches require motorcycle training for service members who choose to ride, regardless of their riding ability. ... Continue reading

IAC Group Recognized by General Motors as a 2017 Supplier of the Year

IAC Group Recognized by General Motors as a 2017 Supplier of the Year

LUXEMBOURG, May 7, 2018 -- International Automotive Components (IAC) Group was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida. IAC was part of a select group of 132 of GM's best performing automotive suppliers from 17 countries that have ... Continue reading

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Transportation and the Wolfe Research 11th Annual Global Transportation Conferences

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Transportation and the Wolfe Research 11th Annual Global Transportation Conferences

LOWELL, Ark.--J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. today announced the company will participate in these upcoming conferences: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Transportation Conference: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Four Seasons Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. Wolfe Research 11th Annual Global Transportation Conference: Tuesday, Ma ... Continue reading

Passion For Radio-Controlled Cars Leads Florida Man To New Career

Passion For Radio-Controlled Cars Leads Florida Man To New Career

OKEECHOBEE, Fla., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Michael Merriman was six months old, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which heavily impacted his mobility and ability to speak. Yet that hasn't stopped him from working toward a career, achieving professional success and exploring new ways to express h ... Continue reading

Truckers call BS on headlines re: driver shortage-Truckers say plenty of drivers out here

Truckers call BS on headlines re: driver shortage-Truckers say plenty of drivers out here

Truckers call BS on headlines re: driver shortage-Truckers say plenty of drivers out here #outlook a {padding:0;} a { color: rgb(61, 152, 198); } @media all and (max-width: 480px) { body{ zoom:0.3; } } @media all and (min-width: 481px) and (max-width: 767px) { body{ zoom:0.5; } } @media all and (min-width: 768px) and ( ... Continue reading

Trucks and Cars Alert Each Other in Traffic - Pioneering Cooperation Between Volvo Trucks and Volvo Cars

Trucks and Cars Alert Each Other in Traffic - Pioneering Cooperation Between Volvo Trucks and Volvo Cars

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service, Connected Safety, which allows Volvo trucks and Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Thanks to pioneering collaboration, two independent vehicle manufacturers are allowing their cars and ... Continue reading

U.S. Oil and Gas Markets Surging on Geopolitical Risk Factors

U.S. Oil and Gas Markets Surging on Geopolitical Risk Factors

PALM BEACH, Florida, May 7, 2018 -- MarketNewsUpdates.com News Commentary  Oil and gas industry trends are being followed closely with eyes on rising commodity prices, costs and emerging technologies. Geopolitical risks are still at center stage as one of the key drivers of oil prices in recent months, often trumping ... Continue reading

VIA Rail reports strong Growth in 2017

VIA Rail reports strong Growth in 2017

HIGHLIGHTSFrom January 1 to December 31, 2017 ALL TRAIN ROUTESTotal Ridership up 10.5% | 4.4 million passengers Total Revenues up 12.8% QUEBEC CITY-WINDSOR CORRIDOR4.1 million passengers | 11.1% increase over 2016Revenues up 14.0% over 2016 THE OCEAN: MONTREAL-HALIFAX78,763 passengers | 1.5% increase over 2016Revenues ... Continue reading

4 in 10 Teens Are Driving on Unsafe Tires, According to New Survey +VIDEO

4 in 10 Teens Are Driving on Unsafe Tires, According to New Survey +VIDEO

Of 2.2 million U.S. accidents each year, nearly 300,000 involve teen drivers and are related to tire issues such as worn treads and over- or under-inflated tires, according to analysis by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. "Because car crashes remain the No. 1 Killer Of our beautiful teens We at Michel ... Continue reading

"New Truck Reviews; 2018 Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights"- By Steve and Phil Purdy

"New Truck Reviews; 2018 Chevrolet Colorado 4x4, Chevrolet Colorado 4x4 LT Real World Review And Insights"- By Steve and Phil Purdy

Knowing that I was ready for a new vehicle - that my 2008 Jeep Wrangler JK 4-Door was just not working out for me anymore - I decided to shop around and do some research with help from The Auto Channel. Looking at the Tacoma, the Colorado and the Nissan Frontier I immediately crossed the Nissan off the list after drivi ... Continue reading

"New Car Review: 2018 Genesis G80 AWD" By John Heilig

"New Car Review: 2018 Genesis G80 AWD" By John Heilig

The Genesis G80 is conservatively styled, almost Mercedes-Benz-like. The lines of the G80 are almost boxy, yet this “box” large enough to carry five passengers in comfort. If bench front seats hadn’t gone the way of the dodo bird, there would even be room for six. There’s even a small solid panel in the middle ... 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

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