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Monday, July 2, 2018

Cycling Coast to Coast for Charlie’s Chance

Cycling Coast to Coast for Charlie’s Chance

Hollywood Calif. 2 July 2018; The Charlie’s Chance Foundation was set up when the son of a Jaguar Land Rover Halewood employee was diagnosed with Leukemia and in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. ... Continue reading

Blockchain in Telecom Market Worth 993.8 Million USD by 2023

Blockchain in Telecom Market Worth 993.8 Million USD by 2023

PUNE, India, July 2, 2018 -- According to a new market research report "Blockchain in Telecom Market by Provider (Application Providers, Middleware Providers, and Infrastructure Providers), Application (OSS/BSS Processes, Identity Management, Connectivity Provisioning), Organization Size, and Region - Global Forecast t ... Continue reading

Connected Cars: Worldwide Market Outlook to 2025 - Connected Services is Projected to Account for the Largest Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Connected Cars: Worldwide Market Outlook to 2025 - Connected Services is Projected to Account for the Largest Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Connected Car Market by Service (Connected Services, Safety & Security, and Autonomous Driving), Form (Embedded, Tethered, and Integrated), Network (DSRC, and Cellular), End Market, Transponder, Hardware, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The ... Continue reading

Cummins Announces Acquisition of Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Provider

Cummins Announces Acquisition of Electric and Hybrid Powertrain Provider

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. today announced that it is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), which designs and produces hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets. Adding EDI to the Cummins portfolio is the latest step forward in Cummins’ efforts to become a global e ... Continue reading

Holland America Line's Prinsendam to Leave the Fleet July 1, 2019

Holland America Line's Prinsendam to Leave the Fleet July 1, 2019

SEATTLE, July 2, 2018 -- Holland America Line announced that Prinsendam has been sold and will leave its fleet July 1, 2019 and transfer to the German cruise company Phoenix Reisen. Following the sale, the 37,983-ton, 835-guest Prinsendam is being chartered back to Holland America Line to continue sailing its planned ... Continue reading

Matson Christens First Aloha Class Vessel 'Daniel K. Inouye' At Philly Shipyard

Matson Christens First Aloha Class Vessel 'Daniel K. Inouye' At Philly Shipyard

PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2018 -- Matson, Inc. , a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, and Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY) christened the largest containership ever built in the United States in a ceremony at the Philly Shipyard on Saturday, June 30.  ... Continue reading

Rideshare study shows Via drivers earn the most in NYC

Rideshare study shows Via drivers earn the most in NYC

NEW YORK, July 2, 2018 -- A report released today, commissioned by New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission, established Via as the industry leader when it comes to driver earnings and vehicle efficiency in New York City. Via driver partners are on average earning 43% more than Lyft drivers and 35% more than Uber ... Continue reading

Secoo Launched the First Luxury Blockchain, Establishing the Commodity Tracking System

Secoo Launched the First Luxury Blockchain, Establishing the Commodity Tracking System

BEIJING, July 2, 2018 -- Secoo held a press conference to announce a partnership in Shanghai with Emotionally Unavailable, which is designed by a famous Chinese pop-star Edison Chen. Edison also attended the event and share the reason why he chose Secoo for the partnership. Secoo also launched the blockchain, and appl ... Continue reading

Are Americans Buying into a Self-driving Future?

Are Americans Buying into a Self-driving Future?

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2018 -- Self-driving cars are on the way, with the promise of safer roads, less traffic, and increased mobility. But will they really save Americans time and money? And even if they do, are Americans ready to give up driving? Esurance surveyed consumers, analyzed trends, and spoke to experts to f ... Continue reading

Classic And Used Cars Effected By US Tariffs Also

Classic And Used Cars Effected By US Tariffs Also

RICHMOND, Calif., July 2, 2018 -- The trade war between the United States and Europe may lead to severe repercussions for car enthusiasts worldwide. While the trade war is aimed at new car manufacturers, it's one classic car and even used car buyers worldwide can fall victim to. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA Announces Senior Management Appointments

Mercedes-Benz USA Announces Senior Management Appointments

ATLANTA--Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today announced new appointments within its senior management team at its corporate headquarters in Atlanta, GA. All appointments are effective immediately. ... Continue reading

Tesla Increases Q2 2018 Vehicle Production 55%

Tesla Increases Q2 2018 Vehicle Production 55%

Tesla expects to increase production to 6,000 Model 3s per week by late next month. We also reaffirm our guidance for positive GAAP net income and cash flow in Q3 and Q4, despite negative pressures from a weaker USD and likely higher tariffs for vehicles imported into China as well as components procured from China.</p ... Continue reading

GM Breaks Ground on $65 million ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts Processing Facility

GM Breaks Ground on $65 million ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts Processing Facility

BURTON, Mich. 2018-06-20; General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) broke ground today on an all-new $65 million ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts processing center on a vacant 141-acre lot near the intersection of Genesee and Davison roads in the City of Burton. ... Continue reading

PlayPay: using blockchain technology to revolutionize the traditional online exchange system

PlayPay: using blockchain technology to revolutionize the traditional online exchange system

NEW YORK, July 1, 2018 -- Recently, the market cap of cryptocurrency has hit 254 billion dollars and it has been growing at a rapid rate. PlayPay, an online exchange system backed by blockchain technology, is planning to release its digital token to better serve their customers. ... Continue reading

7 Reasons Why Croatia Keeps Attracting More and More Travelers

7 Reasons Why Croatia Keeps Attracting More and More Travelers

CHICAGO, July 2, 2018 -- According to the eVisitor system, Croatia registered 20% more tourists compared to this time last year. The country is on pace to break last year's 18.5 million tourists record. ... Continue reading

Autoliv Completes Spin-off

Autoliv Completes Spin-off

STOCKHOLM, July 2, 2018 -- Autoliv, Inc.  (SSE: ALIVsdb) the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, today announced the completion of the spin-off of its electronics segment, Veoneer, Inc. With the completion of the spin-off, Veoneer, Inc. will today begin regular way trading on the New York Stock Exchange a ... Continue reading

Green Light for Scania Driver Competitions in Europe

Green Light for Scania Driver Competitions in Europe

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, July 2, 2018 -- Scania welcomes truck drivers of all ages to compete and show their skills against fellow drivers in Scania Driver Competitions (SDC) 2018-19. Starting in July with theory tests, the aim is to attract participants from more than 30 European countries in the battle for the grand pri ... Continue reading

July is Texas' Top Month for Car Break-Ins and Vehicle Thefts

July is Texas' Top Month for Car Break-Ins and Vehicle Thefts

IRVING, Texas, July 2, 2018 -- More Texas vehicles are broken into and/or stolen during the month of July than any other time of year, according to Allstate Insurance Company. The insurer looked at Texas auto claims data over the last five years (2013-2017) and identified July as the highest month for both car break-i ... Continue reading

Participate in Sri Lanka International Auto Parts Show 2018 - Tap the highly potential Automotive market of Sri Lanka

Participate in Sri Lanka International Auto Parts Show 2018 - Tap the highly potential Automotive market of Sri Lanka

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REV Coach Named Full-Service Partner for Daimler Buses’ Setra Brand

REV Coach Named Full-Service Partner for Daimler Buses’ Setra Brand

MILWAUKEE, Wis.--REV Group , a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and a leading provider of parts and services, announced that REV Coach has been named the full-service distributor and after-sales partner for Daimler Buses’ Setra brand in the United States and Canada. REV Coach is a strategic a ... Continue reading

RV Retailer, LLC Acquires Motor Home Specialist

RV Retailer, LLC Acquires Motor Home Specialist

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2018 -- RV Retailer, LLC announced today that it has acquired Motor Home Specialist (www.mhsrv.com), the #1 volume motor home dealership in the world, from the O'Banion family. Donny O'Banion will continue to lead Motor Home Specialist as CEO and will retain an ownership stake in the busi ... Continue reading

Veoneer is now an Independent, Publicly Traded Company

Veoneer is now an Independent, Publicly Traded Company

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2018 -- The spin-off from Autoliv Inc. has been completed and Veoneer Inc. is now an independent, publicly traded company, with listings on NYSE and Nasdaq Stockholm. Regular trading in Veoneer starts today. ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has added new sizes to its popular Roadmaster RM272™ tire line, which is engineered to withstand the demands of drop deck and spread axle trailers. ... Continue reading

Tour Engine Secures a Phase II ARPA-E Grant and Private Funding to Develop 5 kW Engine

Tour Engine Secures a Phase II ARPA-E Grant and Private Funding to Develop 5 kW Engine

Tour Engine to develop commercially viable 5 kW engines targeted to be at least 20% more efficient than today's comparable internal combustion engines. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Recap July 1, 2018 - Change-June NAIAS?; Foreign Car Makers Predicting Big Sale Losses; Flying Cars; Harley Goes Offshore; Heck of a Hellcat; Lexus Recall; Vette Day; EV PP; Almost Equality In Saudi Arabia; Tesla Software Banned

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Recap July 1, 2018 - Change-June NAIAS?; Foreign Car Makers Predicting Big Sale Losses; Flying Cars; Harley Goes Offshore; Heck of a Hellcat; Lexus Recall; Vette Day; EV PP; Almost Equality In Saudi Arabia; Tesla Software Banned

Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with Michigan Bureau contributing editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell compile TACH&amp;#39;s Take On Last Weeks Automotive News In &quot;Digest&quot; Sized Chunks ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - July 2, 2018: Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Ferrari, Coachmen, JAYCO, Ford, Elkhart, Starcraft, Others

NHTSA RECALL SUMMARY - July 2, 2018: Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Ferrari, Coachmen, JAYCO, Ford, Elkhart, Starcraft, Others

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

2018 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI S Tronic quattro AWD in Sedona - Travel Review From A Shunpiker’s Journal

2018 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI S Tronic quattro AWD in Sedona - Travel Review From A Shunpiker’s Journal

2018 AUDI A4 TURBO QUATTRO with S TRONIC in SEDONA Travel Review from A Shunpiker’s Journal By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau [Audi Front ¾] We’re still hanging out in the northern reaches of the Sonoran Desert surround by saguaro, cholla and javelina. Oh, and we’re also surrounded by some mighty u ... 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 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

"NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 BUICK ENCORE PREMIUM FWD" BY STEVE PURDY

"NEW CAR REVIEW: 2018 BUICK ENCORE PREMIUM FWD" BY STEVE PURDY

You can get the base Encore for just under 23-grand without any extras. Our top-of-the-line Premium model shows a starting price of $31,000. With a nice list of options, the bottom line on the sticker shows $35,630. That includes: leather, navigation with real-time traffic, power sunroof, all the driver assistance stuf ... Continue reading

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