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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic flight moves the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned ... Continue reading

Assured Automotive Opens Repair Location in Bradford, Ontario

Assured Automotive Opens Repair Location in Bradford, Ontario

WINNIPEG, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced that on June 1, 2018 it acquired a location in Bradford, Ontario. Bradford is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. ... Continue reading

Fatal Transport Truck Collisions Up 25 Per Cent Says OPP

Fatal Transport Truck Collisions Up 25 Per Cent Says OPP

OPP Conduct Operation Corridor (June 13-14, 2018) ORILLIA, ON, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is set to conduct a robust Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) enforcement campaign, with their latest traffic data fueling their resolve to reduce the number of transport truck-related deaths on Ontario ... Continue reading

Huawei Debuts OceanConnect IoV Platform to Digitize Every Vehicle

Huawei Debuts OceanConnect IoV Platform to Digitize Every Vehicle

HANNOVER, Germany, June 13, 2018 -- At CEBIT 2018, Huawei released the OceanConnect IoV (Internet of Vehicles) Platform enabling intelligent and connected vehicles, service transformation for automobile manufacturers, and the evolution of intelligent transportation. IoV is driving deep integration between ICT and the a ... Continue reading

NASA to Hold Media Teleconference on Martian Dust Storm, Mars Opportunity Rover

NASA to Hold Media Teleconference on Martian Dust Storm, Mars Opportunity Rover

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 13, to discuss a massive Martian dust storm affecting operations of the agency's Opportunity rover and what scientists can learn from the various missions studying this unprecedented event. The storm is one of the most inte ... Continue reading

All-systems-go for Swoop's June 20 Inaugural Flight

All-systems-go for Swoop's June 20 Inaugural Flight

Swoop receives air operators certificate approval from Transport Canada CALGARY, June 12, 2018 Today, Swoop has officially been granted its air operating certificate (AOC) approval by Transportation Canada. With just over a week to go until Swoop's inaugural flight from Hamilton, ON to Abbotsford, BC the coming days ar ... Continue reading

Alta Motors Announces the 2019 Redshift EXR

Alta Motors Announces the 2019 Redshift EXR

BRISBANE, Calif., June 12, 2018 -- Alta Motors, the leader in high-performance electric motorcycles, today announced the release of its highly-anticipated Redshift EXR. The 2019 Redshift EXR is the ideal multi-terrain motorcycle for the performance enthusiast, but equally intuitive and easy to ride for beginners. ... Continue reading

$9.95 Billion Automotive Bushing Technologies Market 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type, Suspension Type and Vehicle Segment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

$9.95 Billion Automotive Bushing Technologies Market 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type, Suspension Type and Vehicle Segment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive bushing technologies Market 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type, Suspension Type and Vehicle Segment" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Automotive bushing technologies market is expected to grow to US$ 9.95 billion by 2025 from US$ 7.56 billion in 2017 The sale ... Continue reading

A&I Recalls Tractor Canopies Due To Injury Hazard

A&I Recalls Tractor Canopies Due To Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/A-I-Recalls-Tractor-Canopies-Due-To-Injury-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: A&I tractor canopies Hazard: The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor's Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to pr ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Wipers Market Size & Share (2018-2026): Growth Trends, Key Players and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Wipers Market Size & Share (2018-2026): Growth Trends, Key Players and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Wipers Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2018 To 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive wipers market is estimated to reach US$ 5,898.6 Mn in ... Continue reading

India Premium Motorcycles Market, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2018 & 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

India Premium Motorcycles Market, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2018 & 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Premium Motorcycles Market By Engine Capacity (500-800cc, 801-1600cc and >1600cc), Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to India Premium Motorcycles Market By Engine Capacity, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013- ... Continue reading

New Blockchain Renewable Energy Pilot to Power 500,000 Homes

New Blockchain Renewable Energy Pilot to Power 500,000 Homes

AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2018 -- Swytch, a blockchain-based clean energy incentive, and the Germany-based Energy2market GmbH (e2m), a leader in aggregated energy trading throughout Europe, today announced a pilot program which includes roughly 3.5Gw of solar, wind, hydro and biogas energy capacity in Germany, which is ... Continue reading

PPG to Introduce Low-Energy Paint Process for Automotive OEMs During Inaugural SURCAR North American Congress

PPG to Introduce Low-Energy Paint Process for Automotive OEMs During Inaugural SURCAR North American Congress

PITTSBURGH--PPG today announced that it will introduce a low-energy paint process for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) during the inaugural SURCAR North American Congress, June 13-14, 2018, at Detroit’s Roostertail event complex. SURCAR is a series of regional technical conferences for the automotiv ... Continue reading

CarAdvise and CARCHEX Unite for Millions of Drivers

CarAdvise and CARCHEX Unite for Millions of Drivers

CHICAGO, June 12, 2018 -- CarAdvise, 56MM customers has teamed up with CARCHEX, a preeminent consumer focused vehicle protection company, to provide volume pricing on car care at over 20,000 integrated shops nationwide. In an industry synonymous with mistrust and feelings of being overcharged, CarAdvise and CARCHEX pro ... Continue reading

Spartan Motors' Utilimaster® Displays Walk-in Van For Urban Utility Service At Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference

Spartan Motors' Utilimaster® Displays Walk-in Van For Urban Utility Service At Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference

CHARLOTTE, Mich., June 12, 2018 -- Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services ("Spartan"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. which encompasses the Utilimaster® go-to-market brand, displayed a ConEd utility walk-in van—a solution born out of the company's Work-Driven Design® process—at the Electric Utility Fleet Ma ... Continue reading

The Original Super Chevy Show Returns to Hebron, OH July 27-28, 2018

The Original Super Chevy Show Returns to Hebron, OH July 27-28, 2018

HEBRON, OH (June 12, 2018) – The 32^nd Annual Super Chevy Show is back and bigger than ever in 2018. Experience The Original Super Chevy Show auto show and drag racing at National Trail Raceway, 2650 National Rd. ... Continue reading

Carz4Girlz - Because GirlZ Are Car CraZy Too!

Carz4Girlz - Because GirlZ Are Car CraZy Too!

Hi, I am Ilyse, my Dad is one of the founders of The Auto Channel so I have grown up around cars and car talk my whole life. Not only is my dad a car nut but so are my brothers and sisters, in fact my oldest sister not only likes cars but she owns and rides a motorcycle's a good thing that she live across the country b ... Continue reading

Remember When 'Foreign Cars" Cost More - Well They May Again

Remember When 'Foreign Cars" Cost More - Well They May Again

Trump Tariffs May Cost Carmakers at Least 1 Million Annual Sales Says Industry Predictor Washington DC June 12, 2018; The NADA newsletter reported that if President Donald Trump slaps a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles, it may cost the U.S. auto industry 1 million annual vehicle sales -- and that’s just the low ... Continue reading

U.S. News & World Report Announces June's Best New Car Deals

U.S. News & World Report Announces June's Best New Car Deals

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 U.S. News & World Report, unveiled the list of June's Best New Car Deals. This month's list includes eight vehicles with excellent financing or cash back incentives. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive Digest, Week of June 4-10, 2018: Corvette BooBoo; Cadillac Stays A New Yoorker; Paris Sans Makers; Trade Talks; Gasoline From Air; Tesla Troubles; GM And Honda Charges Up; Autonomous Cars Coming But Not For Me; BIG Kia Recall

Nutson's Automotive Digest, Week of June 4-10, 2018: Corvette BooBoo; Cadillac Stays A New Yoorker; Paris Sans Makers; Trade Talks; Gasoline From Air; Tesla Troubles; GM And Honda Charges Up; Autonomous Cars Coming But Not For Me; BIG Kia Recall

Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with Michigan Bureau contributing editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell compile The Auto Channel's Take On Last Weeks Automotive News ... Continue reading

Canadian UAVs approved to conduct first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) pipeline monitoring in Canadian civil airspace

Canadian UAVs approved to conduct first Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) pipeline monitoring in Canadian civil airspace

CALGARY, June 12, 2018 Canadian UAVs (CUAVS), Canada's leading unmanned aviation solutions provider for enterprise and military applications, is proud to announce its approval issued by Transport Canada to inspect remote oil and gas assets 'beyond line of sight' for environmental integrity in civilian airspace. The pro ... Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz Model Line Updates & Changes

2019 Mercedes-Benz Model Line Updates & Changes

Following two consecutive years of luxury sales leadership, Mercedes-Benz USA enters the 2019 model year with an array of exciting new vehicle debuts and significant performance and technology upgrades across the board. The debut of the third-generation CLS 4-door coupe welcomes a groundbreaking electrified powertrain ... Continue reading

TuSimple Selects WekaIO for Autonomous Fleet Vehicle Machine Learning Training

TuSimple Selects WekaIO for Autonomous Fleet Vehicle Machine Learning Training

SAN JOSE, Calif.--WekaIO, the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for AI and technical compute applications, today announced that TuSimple, a leader in autonomous truck technology, has selected the WekaIO Matrix™ HPC storage system to provide flash-based parallel file storage capabilities to ... Continue reading

National Auto Finance Association’s Auto Fraud and Risk Management Panels at Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference

National Auto Finance Association’s Auto Fraud and Risk Management Panels at Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference

DALLAS--DIMONT, a Dallas-based provider of insurance claims adjusting and collateral loss mitigation services to the residential mortgage and auto lending industries,During the conference’s Fraud Friday on June 1, Brosnan and four other industry experts participated in the Portfolio Fraud Prevention panel and offered ... Continue reading

Renewable Fuels Association Unveils E85 Motorcycle

Renewable Fuels Association Unveils E85 Motorcycle

The highly anticipated debut of the custom Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) E85 ethanol motorcycle created by Paul Jr. Designs on Discovery Channel's American Chopper revealed a masterpiece with a patriotic theme that runs on E85. It was easier than he expected to make the chopper run on E85. "The only thing we had to ... Continue reading

‘Somewhere, Carroll Is Smiling’ - New 2019 Shelby GT350 Adds Tech from Mustang Road Course Racing and All-New Shelby GT500

‘Somewhere, Carroll Is Smiling’ - New 2019 Shelby GT350 Adds Tech from Mustang Road Course Racing and All-New Shelby GT500

To improve the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 driver confidence and lap times, Ford Performance leveraged its Mustang road course racing programs and all-new upcoming Shelby® GT500, infusing GT350 with the very latest in track and street technology. ... Continue reading

2019 Genesis G70: Designed to Perform

2019 Genesis G70: Designed to Perform

G70 was “engineered by design” with strong, lightweight materials G70 has among the stiffest body structures in its class With a low 0.28 Cd, G70 is more efficient and stable at speed 0-to-60 mph in 4.5 seconds (3.3T V6 with rear-wheel drive (RWD)) FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA - June 11, 2018: When it comes to market this s ... Continue reading

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