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Friday, June 8, 2018

AUTO LAB Talk Radio - LIVE from NYC This Saturday June 9, 2018 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB Talk Radio - LIVE from NYC This Saturday June 9, 2018 7-9 AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart ... Continue reading

2018 Ford Expedition Review +VIDEO, It's Big Quick and Nimble By Larry Nutson

2018 Ford Expedition Review +VIDEO, It's Big Quick and Nimble By Larry Nutson

Ford has reinvented the Expedition to meet the needs of those folks who want lots of seats, haul lots of stuff or tow heavy trailers. The 2018 Expedition is entirely new. It keeps its truck-like construction but now features an aluminum-alloy body riding on a frame of high-strength steel. It’s 300 pound lighter and y ... Continue reading

UAW-Chrysler National Training Center Files Civil Suit for Recovery of Embezzled Funds

UAW-Chrysler National Training Center Files Civil Suit for Recovery of Embezzled Funds

WARREN, Mich., June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UAW-Chrysler National Training Center (NTC) today filed a civil suit in Oakland County Circuit Court against four individuals, including two former NTC officials, for the recovery of embezzled funds.  Two of the four civil Defendants, former NTC officials Alph ... Continue reading

Four Fun Things To Do At Lime Rock This June

Four Fun Things To Do At Lime Rock This June

Hot happenings and all your insider fan news Your Lime Rock Park Fan News Volume 1, Issue 12 Come. See. ... Continue reading

The Porsche 911 Speedster 500 Horsepower Concept

The Porsche 911 Speedster 500 Horsepower Concept

ATLANTA, June 8, 2018 -- Porsche unveiled a thrilling concept as part of the 70th anniversary of its sports cars: the 911 Speedster Concept is a drivable vision of a particularly exciting open-top sports car. It links the very first Porsche 356 "No. ... Continue reading

Velodyne LiDAR Awarded “Industry Choice Company of the Year” at TU-Automotive Detroit Conference

Velodyne LiDAR Awarded “Industry Choice Company of the Year” at TU-Automotive Detroit Conference

Raw data from a single Velodyne VLS-128™ sensor mounted on a moving vehicle. ... Continue reading

Kia Recalls 500,000 Vehicles In U.S.

Kia Recalls 500,000 Vehicles In U.S.

Kia Motors is recalling more than 507,000 vehicles in the United States because an electronic glitch may prevent air bags from deploying in the event of a crash. Kia’s recall issued on Friday covers 2010-2013 Kia Fortes, 2011-2013 Kia Optimas and 2011-2012 Kia Optima Hybrid and Sedona vehicles. ... Continue reading

10th Anniversary Editions of the 2019 Lexus GS F and 2019 RC F

10th Anniversary Editions of the 2019 Lexus GS F and 2019 RC F

PLANO, Texas (June 4, 2018) – After ten years of exceptional “F” performance, Lexus is celebrating with special 10th Anniversary Edition versions of the 2019 GS F sedan and 2019 RC F coupe. Arriving at dealers now, the GS F 10th Anniversary Edition is priced at $89,350, a $5,000 premium over the standard model. ... Continue reading

Automotive Engine Encapsulation Market Worth 6.30 Billion USD by 2025

Automotive Engine Encapsulation Market Worth 6.30 Billion USD by 2025

PUNE, India, June 8, 2018 -- According to a new market research report "Automotive Engine Encapsulation Market by Product Type (Engine Mounted, Body Mounted), Material Type, Vehicle Class (Economic, Mid-Priced, Luxury), Fuel Type and Region (Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Rest of The World) - Global Forecast to 2 ... Continue reading

Blockchain-as-a-Service Market Worth 15,455 Million USD by 2023

Blockchain-as-a-Service Market Worth 15,455 Million USD by 2023

PUNE, India, June 8, 2018 -- According to a new research report "Blockchain-as-a-Service Market by Component (Tools and Services), Business Application (Supply Chain Management, Smart Contracts, Identity Management, Payments, and GRC Management), Organization Size, Industry, and Region - Global Forecast to 2023", publi ... Continue reading

GAC Motor to Open New Showroom in Dubai, Highlight Elite Models and Offer Celebratory Deals

GAC Motor to Open New Showroom in Dubai, Highlight Elite Models and Offer Celebratory Deals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2018 -- GAC Motor, China's fastest-growing automaker, will open a separate 1,000-square-meter showroom (10,764 square feet) in the coming month in Dubai, officially launching sales of the automaker's star models including the GS4 and GS8 in the United Arab Emirates market. The comp ... Continue reading

Maserati Joins Cash & Rocket Tour 2018

Maserati Joins Cash & Rocket Tour 2018

NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 -- Maserati is proud to be an official partner of the Cash & Rocket Tour 2018, which started yesterday in San Francisco, along with other luxury brands. Five Levante SUVs in GranLusso and GranSport trims in red (the official color of this unique event) are enlisted in the glamorous convoy of 40 c ... Continue reading

FCA US and FIAT Brand Lead the Motor City Pride Parade

FCA US and FIAT Brand Lead the Motor City Pride Parade

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 8, 2018 -- A new rainbow-wrapped 2018 Fiat 124 Spider will serve as grand marshal vehicle for this year's parade Longtime support of Motor City Pride demonstrates the Company's support of LGBTQ employees, customers, communities and issues 2018 is the 11th year the Company has achieved a 100 pe ... Continue reading

Australia Tire Market Size, Share and Forecast to 2023 - Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Australia Tire Market Size, Share and Forecast to 2023 - Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Australia Tire Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles, Two-Wheelers & Off-the-Road Vehicles), By Radial vs. Bias, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Horyou 'Blockchain With a Purpose': A Token for Inclusion and Sustainability

Horyou 'Blockchain With a Purpose': A Token for Inclusion and Sustainability

GENEVA, June 8, 2018 -- Promoting a traceable decentralized philanthropy, Horyou, the social network for social good, is introducing its HoryouToken, built on the concept of "Blockchain with a purpose" Horyou strongly believes in the power of technological advancements to support decentralization of philanthropy and to ... Continue reading

India Brake Pads, Shoes and Linings Market 2018-2023 - Focus on Vehicle Type, Demand Category, Brake Type, Competition Forecast and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

India Brake Pads, Shoes and Linings Market 2018-2023 - Focus on Vehicle Type, Demand Category, Brake Type, Competition Forecast and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Brake Pads, Shoes and Linings Market, By Vehicle Type (Two-Wheeler, Passenger Car, etc.), By Demand Category (OEM Vs. Replacement), By Brake Type (Brake Pads, Brake Shoes, Brake Linings) Competition Forecast and Opportunities, FY2013-FY2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Italy Tire Market Projected to Reach $3.8 Billion by 2023 - Market Trends, Drivers and Emerging Opportunity Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Italy Tire Market Projected to Reach $3.8 Billion by 2023 - Market Trends, Drivers and Emerging Opportunity Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Italy Tire Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Light Commercial Vehicle, Two-Wheeler, Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle, & Off-the-Road Vehicle), By Demand Category (Replacement & OEM), Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According ... Continue reading

Michael Loeb, CNBC's Bonin Bough Host Blockchain Event at Loeb Hampton Estate of 'Billions' TV Show Fame

Michael Loeb, CNBC's Bonin Bough Host Blockchain Event at Loeb Hampton Estate of 'Billions' TV Show Fame

NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 -- Michael Loeb, founder and CEO of Loeb.NYC, the New York City-based start up firm, hosted a gathering of tech experts, leading marketers, and brand specialists for a lively discussion on the ways blockchain is impacting marketing and all variety of business practices. #BlockOrNot, a daylong eve ... Continue reading

Overview of the Automotive Spark Plug Market in India: 2013-2018 Analysis Covering Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities, Forecast to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Overview of the Automotive Spark Plug Market in India: 2013-2018 Analysis Covering Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities, Forecast to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Automotive Spark Plug Market By Product Type (Copper Spark Plug, Platinum Spark Plug & Iridium Spark Plug), By Vehicle Type (Two-Wheeler, Passenger Car & Three-Wheeler), By Demand Category, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, FY2013-FY2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering ... Continue reading

The Next Step in the Blockchain Revolution

The Next Step in the Blockchain Revolution

LONDON, June 8, 2018 -- Millionaires were minted overnight in the last bitcoin run-up. Early investors could have made up to 30,412.5 percent on litecoin, 269,000 percent on ethereum…and an unheard-of 29,249,350 percent on the granddaddy of all cryptos, bitcoin. ... Continue reading

Ushr Wins TU-Automotive’s 2018 Newcomer of the Year Award

Ushr Wins TU-Automotive’s 2018 Newcomer of the Year Award

DETROIT--Ushr Inc., creator of high-definition (HD) mapping technology and software for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, received the 2018 Newcomer of the Year Award at the TU-Automotive Awards in Detroit presented on June 5th, 2018. Judged by an array of top industry experts, the TU-Automotive Awards are consi ... Continue reading

8 Best Cars to Buy Now Says U.S. News & World Report

8 Best Cars to Buy Now Says U.S. News & World Report

To make U.S. News' monthly list, a car must meet three criteria: declining sales, strong manufacturer incentives and excellent scores in the U.S. News Best Cars rankings. ... Continue reading

Busan Motor Show 2018, "Capture Customers' Hearts!"

Busan Motor Show 2018, "Capture Customers' Hearts!"

SEOUL, South Korea--Under the motto “Beyond Innovation, Into the Future,” the Busan International Motor Show will be held in BEXCO, Haeundae, Busan, starting with Press Day on June 7 (Thursday) until June 17 (Sunday). 19 brands will be participating at the Busan International Motor Show 2018, including Korean and i ... Continue reading

Freedom Motors Debuts New Wheelchair Accessible Truck And SUV Line

Freedom Motors Debuts New Wheelchair Accessible Truck And SUV Line

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 8, 2018 -- Freedom Motors, one of the leading US manufacturers of wheelchair accessible vehicles, is proud to announce the arrival of their new truck and full-size SUV line; available now. Mobility customers in wheelchairs and their families now have expanded options with these full-sized truc ... Continue reading

Infento: Kids Can Now Be Like Elon Musk and Build Their Own Life-size Electric Vehicles

Infento: Kids Can Now Be Like Elon Musk and Build Their Own Life-size Electric Vehicles

AMSTERDAM, June 8, 2018 -- Infento, the world's first maker of life-size modular construction kits, launches 6 brand new kits (1 all-electric) with 3 new inventions on Kickstarter today. The new lineup lets kids build a total of 32 life-size rides (for ages 0-14), including an electric hot rod, go-kart, minibike or qua ... Continue reading

Tomorrow - The Great "Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Controversy" to be Discussed at IMRRC June 9 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.

Tomorrow - The Great "Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Controversy" to be Discussed at IMRRC June 9 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Don Capps, one of the foremost experts on the topic, will present "The Silver Arrows: The 1934 Eifelrennen and Neubaurer's Dilemma?" at the International Motor Racing Research Center on Saturday, June 9. The discussion will focus on the creation tale of the Mercedes Benz racing cars, the "Silver Arro ... Continue reading

Used Car Retailer DriveTime Relocates Temple, Texas Dealership

Used Car Retailer DriveTime Relocates Temple, Texas Dealership

TEMPE, Ariz., June 8, 2018 -- DriveTime, the nation's second largest used car retailer focused solely on used vehicles, today announced the relocation of its Temple, Texas dealership. Now located at 4715 S. General Bruce Street, the new dealership site will hold over 300 vehicles on almost 5 acres with over 10,000 squa ... Continue reading

Yourtyres.co.uk with new features at The Tire Cologne

Yourtyres.co.uk with new features at The Tire Cologne

Just in time for The Tire Cologne, Yourtyres.co.uk has integrated two useful new functions with the “virtual tyre advisor” and mixed-tyre search and presented them at the trade fair for the first time: The Yourtyres.co.uk virtual tyre advisor is a useful supplement to the already-proven sales view. In this mode, th ... Continue reading

FCA Wraps the Week +VIDEO

FCA Wraps the Week +VIDEO

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 8, 2018 -- "FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at FCA US. The top stories for the week of June 8, 2018, include: May sales, Topless in Miami, Dodge Durango honored and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid awarded Today's Parent Approved seal. ... Continue reading

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - FIRST DRIVE BY STEVE PURDY

NEW CAR REVIEW: 2019 VOLVO XC40 - FIRST DRIVE BY STEVE PURDY

Our introduction to the XC40 involved a circuit around Austin visiting a variety of craftspeople who helped the Volvo folks flesh out the story of its design philosophy. ... Continue reading

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Review By Steve Purdy

SUV Buyers have plenty of great choices in compact crossovers, think Equinox, Escape, CR-V, Rogue, RAV4, Sportage and plenty more. The Tiguan, in this reviewer’s opinion, is fully in the hunt for your consideration, particularly now that is has a bit more length, 7-passenger capability, a great warranty and an update ... Continue reading

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