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Diesel Vs. Clean Diesel A Tutorial

Diesel Vs. Clean Diesel A Tutorial

Diesel has been the fuel of commerce around the world for more than a century. It powered the ships, trains and trucks that carried goods into new markets and helped businesses grow. ... Continue reading

Reveel Technologies Using Blockchain to Launch Decentralized Media Marketplace

Reveel Technologies Using Blockchain to Launch Decentralized Media Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 7, 2018 - Reveel Technologies, Inc., a leader in multi-channel media technology, enables audiences to explore, learn and buy from media they see everyday. ... Continue reading

ExxonMobil’s Speedpass+ App Now Available in General Motors Vehicles

ExxonMobil’s Speedpass+ App Now Available in General Motors Vehicles

SPRING, Texas--ExxonMobil announced today that its Speedpass+™ app will now be available in eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles through GM’s Marketplace platform. The integration of the app into GM vehicles will allow customers to pay for gas and accumulate rewards using their car’s infotainment ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Air Suspension Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2022, With an Expected CAGR of 10.17% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Air Suspension Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2022, With an Expected CAGR of 10.17% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Air Suspension Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Air suspension systems use an air compressor in combination with air struts and suspension air bags to control ride stability. ... Continue reading

Group 1 Automotive Acquires Two Honda Dealerships in the United States

Group 1 Automotive Acquires Two Honda Dealerships in the United States

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2018 -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. , ("Group 1" or the "Company"), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced the acquisition of Honda of Slidell in Slidell, Louisiana, and Fernandez Honda in San Antonio, Texas. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Adaptive Front Lighting Market 2018-2027: Analysis by Vehicle Type, Technology and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Adaptive Front Lighting Market 2018-2027: Analysis by Vehicle Type, Technology and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Adaptive Front Lighting Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Automotive Adaptive Front Lighting Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2017 to 2027. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Digital Instrument Cluster Market Analysis, Size, Share, Development, Growth & Demand Forecast 2013-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Digital Instrument Cluster Market Analysis, Size, Share, Development, Growth & Demand Forecast 2013-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Digital Instrument Cluster Market by Display Type, by Display Size, by Car, by Car Price, by Technology, by Geography - Global Market Size, Share, Development, Growth, and Demand Forecast, 2013 - 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive digital inst ... Continue reading

Luxoft Acquires Autonomous Drive and Connected Mobility Specialist Objective Software GmbH

Luxoft Acquires Autonomous Drive and Connected Mobility Specialist Objective Software GmbH

NEW YORK--Luxoft Holding, Inc , a global IT service provider, announces the acquisition of Objective Software GmbH, a provider of software development services and IP based solutions for autonomous vehicles, Advance Driver Assisted Systems (ADAS), high-accuracy positioning, innovative mobility and smart city applicatio ... Continue reading

Autonomous-Vehicle Startup Kodiak Robotics Raises $40 Million in Series A Financing

Autonomous-Vehicle Startup Kodiak Robotics Raises $40 Million in Series A Financing

Kodiak Robotics, an autonomous-vehicle startup founded by Don Burnette, previously a co-founder of the self-driving trucking company Otto, and Paz Eshel, a former venture capitalist, today announced it has raised $40 million in Series A financing led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. CRV, Lightspeed Venture P ... Continue reading

Family RV Group® Celebrates 50 Years in Business!

Family RV Group® Celebrates 50 Years in Business!

CINCINNATI, Aug. 7, 2018 -- Family RV Group® ("Family RV"), a leading specialty retailer of recreational vehicles ("RVs"), is celebrating their 50th year in the RV business with a series of promotions in the back half of the year. ... Continue reading

GM Financial Leads in Customer Loyalty Among Captive Lenders for Second Consecutive Year

GM Financial Leads in Customer Loyalty Among Captive Lenders for Second Consecutive Year

According to GM Financial analysis of IHS Markit lease and retail return to market manufacturer loyalty data for calendar year 2017.* In the 2017 calendar year, GM Financial had the highest manufacturer loyalty rate for returning lessees, where 81 percent of existing lease customers that returned to market repurchased ... Continue reading

Pump It Up! Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely™ Program and DoSomething.org Launch National Tire Safety Campaign

Pump It Up! Cooper Tire’s Tread Wisely™ Program and DoSomething.org Launch National Tire Safety Campaign

Cooper Tire and DoSomething.org have launched a national tire safety campaign for young drivers called Pump It Up. The campaign encourages teens and young adults to learn how to check tire pressure, tread depth and overall tire condition to stay safer on the road. ... Continue reading

Carmates Launches Service Connecting Drivers With Fair Mechanics

Carmates Launches Service Connecting Drivers With Fair Mechanics

Carmates today announces the official launch of its auto repair marketplace which aims to bring much-needed accountability to the auto repair industry. ... Continue reading

Toyota Commemorates Induction of Kiichiro Toyoda into Automotive Hall of Fame in U.S.

Toyota Commemorates Induction of Kiichiro Toyoda into Automotive Hall of Fame in U.S.

Toyota City commemorating the induction of Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda into the Automotive Hall of Fame in the United States as part of this year's induction class. Approximately 100 people attended the ceremony, which, in addition to Toyota executives and representatives of the Toyota National Dealer's Advisory Cou ... Continue reading

Used Car Dealers Now In Mobility Business Too

Used Car Dealers Now In Mobility Business Too

NIADA and DriveItAway Expand Partnership Strategic Alliance With HyreCar Offers Mobility as a Service Business Opportunities to Dealers Arlington, Texas (Aug. 7, 2018) -- DriveItAway, a National Independent Automobile Dealers Association National Member Benefit partner and the first company dedicated to equipping auto ... Continue reading

Preview 2020 Aston Martin Varekai

Preview 2020 Aston Martin Varekai

When Aston Martin presented the DBX Concept at the 2015 Geneva auto show, it was quite clear that the British sports car manufacturer intended to develop a more practical vehicle than their existing models. ... Continue reading

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America

SUV's and Big Cars with Choice of Fuel, Not Small Cars Without Choice, Is What's Good for America

By Bob Gordon President and Co-publisher The Auto Channel I have just returned from three days at the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute meeting held in Orlando. Three days with lots of people who believe that we need to change the way we have been doing thing for the past 100 years…here are some of my thoughts. ... Continue reading

Forbes Says There Is A "Pickup Problem" - TACH Asks What Problem? (originally Published 6/9/2010)

Forbes Says There Is A "Pickup Problem" - TACH Asks What Problem? (originally Published 6/9/2010)

Washington DC June 9, 2010; The AIADA newsletter reported that Jerry Flint at Forbes writes that the trouble with all the plans to improve fuel economy is that Americans still like pickups. Not small pickups, but big full-size pickups with four doors and fancy interiors. A standard V-8 pickup will get 16, maybe 18, mil ... Continue reading

My Car Does What? See Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Technology Features On Your New Car - What They Are And How They Work

My Car Does What? See Latest Advanced Driver Assistance Technology Features On Your New Car - What They Are And How They Work

Learn About Future Safety Features all manufacturers will have in new cars by 2022.‚Äč Safety Features Back-up Camera Anti-Lock Braking System Blind Spot Monitor Automatic Emergency Braking Lane Departure Warning Tire Pressure Monitoring System Adaptive Cruise Control Adaptive Headlights Automatic Parallel Parking Auto ... Continue reading

Reality Check: IIHS Reports Problems With Driver Assistance Technology

Reality Check: IIHS Reports Problems With Driver Assistance Technology

Evaluating autonomy IIHS examines driver assistance features in road, track tests On-road and track tests are helping IIHS craft a consumer ratings program for advanced driver assistance systems. Evaluations of adaptive cruise control and active lane-keeping show variable performance in typical driving situations, such ... Continue reading

Mazda CX-9 Unveils New Features and Refinements for 2019

Mazda CX-9 Unveils New Features and Refinements for 2019

With each successive model year, the second-generation Mazda CX-9 midsize crossover SUV has benefited from refinements, technology updates and performance improvements. ... Continue reading

Chicago Classic Auto Show Announces Vehicles To Be Showcased September 8-9

Chicago Classic Auto Show Announces Vehicles To Be Showcased September 8-9

The Chicago Classic Auto Show announced a selection of vehicles to be showcased at the inaugural show from private owners, collections and museums. Among the most exciting vehicles to be shown will be the 1953 General Motors Futurliner #10, one of 12 large dual-front wheeled display vehicles that crisscrossed the count ... Continue reading

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