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2015-2017 RAM Pickup Recall

2015-2017 RAM Pickup Recall

Fiat Chrysler is issuing a recall for more than 1.2 million Ram pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada, warning that tailgates could unexpectedly open while driving. The recall, which includes approximately 1.15 million pickups in the U.S., covers Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 models from 2015 to 2017. ... Continue reading

Growth Energy Welcomes ELEMENT as 100th Plant Member

Growth Energy Welcomes ELEMENT as 100th Plant Member

WASHINGTON, D.C. August 2, 2018; Growth Energy, the nation’s top ethanol advocate, is proud to welcome ELEMENT, LLC as its newest member. The addition of the new Colwich, Kansas-based bio-refinery marks the 100th plant member for Growth Energy. ... Continue reading

U.S. DOT and EPA Propose Rollback Of Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2021-2026 Vehicles (President Trump's Orders, Win For Big Oil, Not Americans)

U.S. DOT and EPA Propose Rollback Of Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2021-2026 Vehicles (President Trump's Orders, Win For Big Oil, Not Americans)

WASHINGTON - August 2, 2018; Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger C ... Continue reading

First Half 2018: Porsche increases revenue and operating result

First Half 2018: Porsche increases revenue and operating result

In the first six months of 2018, Porsche AG increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees. The operating result increased slightly, by one per cent to EUR 2.2 billion, while revenue rose by four per cent to EUR 12.3 billion. ... Continue reading

Are You Risking Thousands In Fines For These Unusual Driving Violations?

Are You Risking Thousands In Fines For These Unusual Driving Violations?

Hi, Did you know that you could receive a £1,000 fine and 6 points on your licence for paying with your phone in a drive-through, with your engine on? Or, however silly it may sound, you could risk a £5,000 fine and 3 points on your licence for splashing a pedestrian - under the Road Traffic Act for careless, aggress ... Continue reading

Automotive Robotics Market to be Driven by Rising Implementation of Automation & Robotics in Automotive Sector Till 2025 | Million Insights

Automotive Robotics Market to be Driven by Rising Implementation of Automation & Robotics in Automotive Sector Till 2025 | Million Insights

FELTON, California, August 2, 2018 -- The global Automotive Robotics Market size is expected to value at USD 13.6 billion by 2025. The market is subject to witness a substantial growth due to the rising implementation of automation and robotics in the automotive sector. ... Continue reading

Autonomous Tractors Market to Witness a CAGR of 24.0% During 2018-2025 - Allied Market Research

Autonomous Tractors Market to Witness a CAGR of 24.0% During 2018-2025 - Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 2, 2018 -- According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, Autonomous Tractors Market: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025, the global autonomous tractors market was valued at $648.9 million in 2016, and is expected to reach at $4,389.8 million ... Continue reading

Caldwell Launches Blockchain Advisory Council With BTblock

Caldwell Launches Blockchain Advisory Council With BTblock

Caldwell to be premier executive search firm for organizations employing blockchain technologies  TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2018 - As part of the firm's strategic initiative to position clients ahead of critical emerging technologies, Caldwell is excited to announce the formation of its Blockchain Advisory Council, aimed at dr ... Continue reading

California Entering Decade of Disruption, as Power System Shifts Dramatically

California Entering Decade of Disruption, as Power System Shifts Dramatically

SAN FRANCISCO--With California’s grid facing an era of rapid change as access to renewable energy grows, three new reports from the nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank Next 10 examine key issues involving the state’s power system. The reports take a deep dive into how the grid might be challenged or helped by the ris ... Continue reading

Ceres Wins £7m UK Funding to Support Electric Vehicle Application with Nissan

Ceres Wins £7m UK Funding to Support Electric Vehicle Application with Nissan

LONDON--Ceres Power (AIM: CWR, "Ceres Power"), developer of the SteelCell®, a world-leading, low cost Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology, is pleased to announce it has entered into a new partnership with Nissan to further develop fuel cell technology for EV applications. Ceres Power and The Welding Institute (“ ... Continue reading

EPA/MPG: Auto Suppliers Urge Fed, CA Dialogue on GHG/MPG Rules

EPA/MPG: Auto Suppliers Urge Fed, CA Dialogue on GHG/MPG Rules

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Christina Heartquist, christina@catercommunications.com, 415-453-0430 Auto Industry Suppliers Urge Federal Government, California Dialogue on Draft Fuel Economy Rules Continued Fuel Economy Gains, One National Standard Key to Regulatory Certainty, Investment and Jobs WASHINGTON (July X, ... Continue reading

FCA US Ships 10,000th Officer Protection Package for Law Enforcement

FCA US Ships 10,000th Officer Protection Package for Law Enforcement

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 2, 2018 -- Designed to alert officers of the threat of rear ambush when parked and working in their vehicle Offered free of charge on all 2019 Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicles Third year for program – first offered in 2017 Engineered for "plug and play" installation More than 10,000 Dodge Char ... Continue reading

Humanscape to Build the Finest Blockchain-based Patient Network in Asia

Humanscape to Build the Finest Blockchain-based Patient Network in Asia

- Direct sharing of symptoms and treatment processes and provision of compensation for the sharing of information. - Expected to release blockchain-based "Humanscape" later this year. ... Continue reading

India Automotive Lead Acid Battery Market Overview 2018-2023, With a CAGR of 10% since 2012 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

India Automotive Lead Acid Battery Market Overview 2018-2023, With a CAGR of 10% since 2012 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Automotive Lead Acid Battery Market Overview, 2018-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Indian Automotive Lead Acid Battery market observed growth with a CAGR of more than 10% from 2012-13 to 2017-18. ... Continue reading

INVITE: Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge - Media Preview

INVITE: Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge - Media Preview

All - It's that time of year again! Attached and below, please find information for Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge. Please reply to me or Alyse Tadajewski (alyse.tadajewski@fcagroup.com<mailto:alyse.tadajewski@fcagroup.com>) and let us know if you would like to join us for this year's festivities. ... Continue reading

Leisure Boat Market Size Worth $51.37 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 4.3%: Grand View Research, Inc.

Leisure Boat Market Size Worth $51.37 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 4.3%: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 2, 2018 -- The global leisure boat market size is anticipated to reach USD 51.37 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., registering a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period.      (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/661327/Grand_View_Research_Logo.jpg ) ... Continue reading

MIPI Alliance to Advance Autonomous Driving, Other Automotive Applications with New Data Interface Specifications at 12-24 Gbps and Beyond

MIPI Alliance to Advance Autonomous Driving, Other Automotive Applications with New Data Interface Specifications at 12-24 Gbps and Beyond

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--MIPI Alliance News Highlights: MIPI Alliance has initiated development of a physical layer (up to 15m) specification targeted for ADS, ADAS and other surround sensor applications Requirements gathering has begun for higher-speed versions to provide greater bandwidth (e.g., 48 Gbps and more) for in-veh ... Continue reading

Spartan Motors Delivers Strong Second Quarter 2018 Results

Spartan Motors Delivers Strong Second Quarter 2018 Results

CHARLOTTE, Mich., Aug. 2, 2018 -- Spartan Motors, Inc. ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly, today reported operating results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2018.    Second Quarter 2018 Highlights For the second quarter of 2018 com ... Continue reading

Airbiquity Announces Membership In JASPAR, With Mission To standardize Japanese Automotive Technology

Airbiquity Announces Membership In JASPAR, With Mission To standardize Japanese Automotive Technology

Connected Vehicle Services Leader Will Join Technical Working Group to Advance the Standardization of In-Vehicle Software SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2018 -- Airbiquity®, a global leader in connected vehicle services, today announced it has become a member of Japan Automotive Software Platform and Architecture (JASPAR), an organ ... Continue reading

Auto Dealer Says MPG rules rollback is bad for business

Auto Dealer Says MPG rules rollback is bad for business

To weaken national vehicle fuel economy and emissions standards: "Mark my words; this rollback will be bad for business. As automakers have met the standards, manufacturers and dealers have been selling more cars and making more money than ever before. ... Continue reading

Zynga’s CSR Racing 2 and Porsche Celebrate 70 Years of Iconic Cars with Exclusive New In-Game Content for Players and Video Series

Zynga’s CSR Racing 2 and Porsche Celebrate 70 Years of Iconic Cars with Exclusive New In-Game Content for Players and Video Series

SAN FRANCISCO--Zynga Inc. , a leading social game developer, and premier sports car maker Porsche, today announced a global content partnership. In honor of this year’s 70th anniversary of the Porsche brand, the partnership includes new in-game content in CSR Racing 2 (CSR2), the world’s most popular mobile racing ... Continue reading

Day Two Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar 2018

Day Two Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar 2018

Center for Automotive Research offers several options at the annual Management Briefing Seminar. I chose to pursue news on the latest in powertrains, expecting news on a variety of gasoline, hydrogen, diesel and electrified options. ... Continue reading

Day One Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar 2018

Day One Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar 2018

Seemingly, every news story about the automotive industry mentions ADAS or autonomy. While much is forward thinking (hype), some is real, particularly the drive to decrease accident and their injuries and deaths. It will be a struggle; there is only a patchwork of applicable laws and every state and municipality wants ... Continue reading

Day Three Management Briefing Seminar by Center for Automotive Research 2018

Day Three Management Briefing Seminar by Center for Automotive Research 2018

Listening to experts from Nissan, Zipcar, May Mobility, Via, and Ridecell spoke about everything from managing the safety of autonomous vehicles, to who will pick up the trash in a shared vehicle. ... Continue reading

Humanizing Automated Vehicles – Allowing for the “Jerk” Response

Humanizing Automated Vehicles – Allowing for the “Jerk” Response

Reflections on a main theme, Humanization Of Robot Drivers, among potential things to ask is a favorite of mine I haven’t heard anyone address yet: Who gets the ticket if an AV in true human fashion runs a red light? ... Continue reading

2018 Jeep Wrangler, Better, Much Better - Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Jeep Wrangler, Better, Much Better - Review By Larry Nutson

Just recently on an invite from Jeep I got a first hand look, as well as on-road and off-road driving time in the newest iteration of the legendary Wrangler in the Saguaro National Park desert outside Tucson, Arizona ... Continue reading

The Hypocrisy of Big Oil and API

The Hypocrisy of Big Oil and API

ALERT: Prepare For A Shocking Information Discovery ... Continue reading

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