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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Blockchain industry in Québec: A special framework for particular consumers

Blockchain industry in Québec: A special framework for particular consumers

MONTRÉAL, June 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec government announces a new framework for the category of electricity consumers using cryptography as applied to blockchain technology. This framework is required given the unprecedented demand from companies in this   booming industry. ... Continue reading

HARMAN & The STEMIE Coalition Present the ‘Smart Audio, Cool Cars Award’ at the Third-Annual National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo

HARMAN & The STEMIE Coalition Present the ‘Smart Audio, Cool Cars Award’ at the Third-Annual National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo

STAMFORD, Conn.--HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, presented the Smart Audio, Cool Cars Award to fifth-grader Mateo Torres at the K – 12 National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship ... Continue reading

Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing Platform, HyreCar Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing Platform, HyreCar Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2018 -- Today, HyreCar Inc. announced it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. HyreCar Inc. plans to offer 2,100,000 shares of its common stock at ... Continue reading

Ryder Expands Leadership in Commercial Electric Vehicles, Places Reservation for Additional 500 Chanje Electric Vans

Ryder Expands Leadership in Commercial Electric Vehicles, Places Reservation for Additional 500 Chanje Electric Vans

MIAMI--Ryder System, Inc. , a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has reserved 500 new Chanje Energy medium-duty electric panel vans, expanding its North American electric commercial truck rental and ChoiceLease fleet. The reservation will ... Continue reading

Spartan Motors Gives $27,000 In Support Of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital With FedEx St. Jude Classic Sponsorship

Spartan Motors Gives $27,000 In Support Of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital With FedEx St. Jude Classic Sponsorship

CHARLOTTE, Mich., June 7, 2018 -- Spartan Motors, Inc. , leading designer and manufacturer of specialty vehicles and chassis, honored its commitment to the community and FedEx partnership through its 3rd annual sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, this week, at the TPC Southwind private golf club in Tennessee. ... Continue reading

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major Contract for Autonomy Kits for Ground Resupply Convoy Vehicles

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major Contract for Autonomy Kits for Ground Resupply Convoy Vehicles

CLARKSBURG, Md., June 7, 2018 -- The U.S. Army has awarded Robotic Research, LLC, of Maryland, a 3-year, $49.7 million contract to provide Autonomy Kits for large convoy resupply vehicles as part of the Expedient Leader Follower (ExLF) program. The purpose of ExLF is to extend the scope of the Autonomous Ground Resupp ... Continue reading

Cosworth Announces Record Revenue and Backlog for the “Car of the Future”

Cosworth Announces Record Revenue and Backlog for the “Car of the Future”

DETROIT--Cosworth, the leading designer and manufacturer of high performance engines and end-to-end automotive technologies, today solidified its leadership position as the most trusted and innovative “Car of the Future” platform provider to Tier-1 auto OEMs by announcing record backlog of over $440 million across ... Continue reading

Hyundai Santa Fe and Kona Win Winter Vehicle Awards

Hyundai Santa Fe and Kona Win Winter Vehicle Awards

“These awards from NEMPA highlights Hyundai’s commitment to excellence in our growing CUV lineup,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Santa Fe’s AWD system includes Torque-Vectoring Active Cornering Control to provide greater peace of mind i ... Continue reading

Open Letter To Washington Examiner and John Siciliano About Ethanol

Open Letter To Washington Examiner and John Siciliano About Ethanol

Hi John - I just finished reading your article "EPA's new super fuel could spell trouble for ethanol" that was published yesterday in the Washington Examiner. I couldn't help but notice that you are listed as the Examiner's Energy and Environment Reporter, and in a very brief search I discovered you have been in this p ... Continue reading

Next Generation Battery Partnership - GM and Honda

Next Generation Battery Partnership - GM and Honda

The companies will collaborate based on GM's next generation battery system with the intent for Honda to source the battery modules from GM. The collaboration will support each company's respective and distinct vehicles. ... Continue reading

Genesis Showcases Essentia Concept at Busan International Motor Show

Genesis Showcases Essentia Concept at Busan International Motor Show

Today, Genesis showcased the Essentia Concept for the first time in South Korea at the Busan International Motor Show, held at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO). "Genesis is delighted to finally introduce the Essentia Concept to the Korean community at the Busan International Motor Show," said Executiv ... Continue reading

Functional Glass Coatings Market for the Automotive Industry - Trends, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Functional Glass Coatings Market for the Automotive Industry - Trends, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Functional Glass Coatings Market for the Automotive Industry by Vehicle Type, Application Type, Material Type, Glass Type, Process Type, Media Type, & Region, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity: 2018-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering This report stu ... Continue reading

UQM Technologies Announces that Green4U Technologies Inc. has Selected UQM as its Strategic eDrive Supplier for Multiple Electric Vehicle Platforms

UQM Technologies Announces that Green4U Technologies Inc. has Selected UQM as its Strategic eDrive Supplier for Multiple Electric Vehicle Platforms

LONGMONT, Colo.--UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE American: UQM) announced today that Green4U Technologies Inc., located in Braselton, Ga., has chosen UQM to be its supplier of choice for eDrives for an array of electric vehicles designed for fleet operators. Green4U’s founder Don Panoz is a successful entrepreneur in nu ... Continue reading

Audi Adopts Stratasys Full Color Multi-Material 3D Printing to Innovate and Accelerate Automotive Design

Audi Adopts Stratasys Full Color Multi-Material 3D Printing to Innovate and Accelerate Automotive Design

REHOVOT, Israel--Stratasys today announced that the Audi Pre-Series Center with its Plastics 3D Printing Center in Ingolstadt, Germany, will leverage the world’s only full-color, multi-material 3D printer – the Stratasys J750 – to innovate its design process and accelerate design verification. For the production ... Continue reading

Carvana Opens Newest Car Vending Machine in Orlando

Carvana Opens Newest Car Vending Machine in Orlando

The eight-story, all-glass structure holds up to 30 vehicles, providing a fun and unique pickup experience for customers who have purchased their vehicles on Carvana.com. ... Continue reading

Get High In Colorado: Wings Over the Rockies Announces Opening Weekend For Exploration of Flight at Centennial Airport

Get High In Colorado: Wings Over the Rockies Announces Opening Weekend For Exploration of Flight at Centennial Airport

DENVER, June 7, 2018 -- On Saturday, July 21st, a transformative aerospace attraction will open on the south side of Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado. The Boeing Blue Sky Aviation Gallery will open its doors after almost a decade of planning and fundraising and will be South Denver Metro's newest and most capt ... Continue reading

RZR® VISIONS Video Series Demonstrates the Unmatched Terrain-Dominating Nature of RZR® XP Turbo S

RZR® VISIONS Video Series Demonstrates the Unmatched Terrain-Dominating Nature of RZR® XP Turbo S

Today, Polaris® RZR® unleashed VISIONS, a four-part mini-series highlighting the all-terrain-decimating nature of its newest side-by-side to date, the RZR® XP Turbo S. The series features off-road racing star RJ Anderson pushing the limits of the Turbo S in conditions virtually no other side-by-side could successful ... Continue reading

Side-by-Side Vehicles (SSVs) Market Report by Stratview Research

Side-by-Side Vehicles (SSVs) Market Report by Stratview Research

DETROIT, June 7, 2018 -- Stratview Research announces the launch of a new market research report on Side-by-Side Vehicles (SSVs) Market by Vehicle Type (Utility, Recreational/Utility, and Sports), by Application Type (Sports, Entertainment, Agriculture, Military, Hunting, and Others), and by Region (North America, Euro ... Continue reading

TomTom Teams Up with ParkWhiz to Power Parking Solutions in North America

TomTom Teams Up with ParkWhiz to Power Parking Solutions in North America

TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has teamed up with ParkWhiz, a leading provider of parking services. ParkWhiz will provide TomTom with access to one of the largest databases of dedicated public parking facilities for the United States and Canada. ... Continue reading

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