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Thursday, July 5, 2018

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigned Under Mounting Pressure

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigned Under Mounting Pressure

Washington DC July 5, 2018; The NY Post newspaper reported that embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt resigned under mounting pressure on Thursday as the number of controversies — and congressional investigations — over his personal and professional behavior continued to pile up. President Trump, who had been one of the ... Continue reading

Frost & Sullivan Webinar Explores How the Global Trucking Industry is Gearing Up for an Electric and Autonomous Future

Frost & Sullivan Webinar Explores How the Global Trucking Industry is Gearing Up for an Electric and Autonomous Future

A potent combination of technological advances, economies-of-scale, and new business models is driving electric freight mobility and efficient asset utilisation LONDON, July 6, 2018 -- Frost & Sullivan will host a live, complimentary Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) briefing, New Growth Opportunities and Innovation ... Continue reading

Gamania Group Leads the Blockchain Technology to Trigger IIO in the Gaming Industry

Gamania Group Leads the Blockchain Technology to Trigger IIO in the Gaming Industry

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 5, 2018 -- Gamania Group announced the roadmap to its virtual item system at the 2018 Asia Blockchain Summit. The virtual item system not only offers a safer and more reliable trading experience for gamers, but also let game publishers issue their Initial Item Offerings (IIO) with valuable blockcha ... Continue reading

2019 Genesis G70: Engineered To Care

2019 Genesis G70: Engineered To Care

The 2019 Genesis G70 is engineered to put drivers first offering customers the same, industry-leading levels of safety, customer service and technological advancements found across the Genesis lineup. G70 is the third Genesis model in a lineup consistently recognized for excellence in quality and the ownership experien ... Continue reading

Media Advisory - Additional Coast Guard Capacity For Victoria, B.C.

Media Advisory - Additional Coast Guard Capacity For Victoria, B.C.

VICTORIA, July 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, will announce additional Coast Guard capacity in Victoria and other measures under the Oceans Protection Plan. Media are invited to attend. ... Continue reading

FCA México reports sales of 7,824 units

FCA México reports sales of 7,824 units

FCA México reported in June sales of 7,824 units Dodge Durango, Grand Caravan and Journey showed a sales increase Jeep® Wrangler reported seventh consecutive month of sales growth Ram recorded best June ever Fiat Ducato achieved best June since 2013 Mitsubishi L200 achieved best June ever 3 de julio de 2018 , Mexico ... Continue reading

Gas Pump Skimming on the Rise

Gas Pump Skimming on the Rise

The U.S. Secret Service issues skimmer warning during one of the summer’s busiest travel weeks as many motorists are hitting the road over the July 4 holiday, the U.S. Secret Service announced an uptick in skimmers found in gas pumps ... Continue reading

CITGO Awards Scholarships to McNeese State University Engineering and Business Students & SOWELA Technical Students

CITGO Awards Scholarships to McNeese State University Engineering and Business Students & SOWELA Technical Students

SULPHUR, La., July 5, 2018 -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today announced that it has awarded scholarships to deserving engineering and business students at McNeese State University (MSU) and local high school graduates entering SOWELA Technical College. The scholarships are in coordination with several other CITGO sc ... Continue reading

Korea & China Spark Plug Market by Electrode Material and Application - Opportunity Analysis & Industry Forecast 2017-2023, With an Expected CAGR of 5.2% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Korea & China Spark Plug Market by Electrode Material and Application - Opportunity Analysis & Industry Forecast 2017-2023, With an Expected CAGR of 5.2% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Korea China Spark Plug Market by Electrode Material and Application - Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Korea China spark plug market was valued at $670 million in 2016, and is projected to reach at $947 million by 2023, g ... Continue reading

Tata Consultancy Services Rated as Company of the Year 2018 in Latin America

Tata Consultancy Services Rated as Company of the Year 2018 in Latin America

SAN FRANCISCO and MUMBAI, India, July 5, 2018 -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been named as the 'Nearshore Company of the Year' in the third edition of the Nexus Illuminate Awards, which celebrate excellence in ... Continue reading

Typerium: Blockchain Company for Creators Opens Its Doors to US Investors

Typerium: Blockchain Company for Creators Opens Its Doors to US Investors

LONDON, July 5, 2018 -- In a move that allows a significant portion of Typerium supporters to become investors, the company is now allowing US residents to take part in its initial coin offering (ICO). These funding rounds aim to bring the company the resources it needs to help the millions of content creators across t ... Continue reading

KT Unveils 5G Emergency Rescue Platform 'SKYSHIP'

KT Unveils 5G Emergency Rescue Platform 'SKYSHIP'

South Korea's largest telecommunications company, has unveiled a next-generation platform for disaster and safety management, in its latest effort to pioneer new businesses with its fifth-generation (5G) and information and communications technologies (ICT). KT introduced the new platform, named SKYSHIP, at a press bri ... Continue reading

CHINA: BYD and Changan Automobile Launch Groundbreaking Battery Joint Venture

CHINA: BYD and Changan Automobile Launch Groundbreaking Battery Joint Venture

Changan China, July 5, 2018; New energy company BYD today announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Changan Automobile to jointly manufacture batteries for electric vehicles. The groundbreaking agreement will see both companies collaborate in the production and sale of these batteries through a new legal entity ... Continue reading

Automaker Shares Soar on U.S. Proposal to Eliminate Tariffs

Automaker Shares Soar on U.S. Proposal to Eliminate Tariffs

According to Bloomberg, German auto-industry executives met with U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell Wednesday, where he was said to have told participants Washington was seeking talks with the European Union and Berlin on lowering car duties to zero. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Introduces New Design to Global Dealerships

Mitsubishi Motors Introduces New Design to Global Dealerships

The move is based on the new brand message "Drive your Ambition", announced last year, and is intended to provide a better customer experience in a high quality retail environment and to strengthen Mitsubishi Motors' brand image. ... Continue reading

NADA: Auto Tariffs Will Raise Prices, Limit Choice and Depress Demand for New Cars and Trucks

NADA: Auto Tariffs Will Raise Prices, Limit Choice and Depress Demand for New Cars and Trucks

In comments filed Friday to the U.S. Department of Commerce, NADA made it clear that America’s automobile dealers oppose the imposition of new tariffs or quotas on imported automobiles or automotive parts. ... Continue reading

US Tariffs: Germany Backs Cutting Tariffs On US Car Imports

US Tariffs: Germany Backs Cutting Tariffs On US Car Imports

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would back lowering European Union tariffs on U.S. car imports, responding to an offer from Washington to abandon threatened levies on European cars in return for concessions. “When we want to negotiate tariffs, on cars for example, we need a common European positi ... Continue reading

2018 Nissan Kicks Review - A Crossover For The City By Larry Nutson

2018 Nissan Kicks Review - A Crossover For The City By Larry Nutson

Replacement for Juke. On the invite of Nissan I got to hear all about what’s new from the Kicks team at Nissan, talk with the designers at Nissan Design America, their Southern California design center, and spend some time behind the wheel of a Kicks to judge for myself. ... Continue reading

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Review By Steve Purdy

Redesigned for 2018, Crosstrek is loosely based on the Impreza compact sedan but it is quite a different vehicle. It gets a tiny bit bigger than the outgoing model, the result of styling that follows modern trends for small crossovers. It is most certainly not flashy, eschewing excess sculpting, jewelry and aggressive ... Continue reading

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