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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

More Japanese Car Company's Cheating: Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Motor Apologize for Improper Vehicle Tests

More Japanese Car Company's Cheating: Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha Motor Apologize for Improper Vehicle Tests

TOKYO August 8, 2018; Maki Shiraki writing for Reuters reported that Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp and Yamaha Motor Co improperly tested vehicles for fuel economy and emissions, the Japanese government said on Thursday, revealing fresh cases of compliance failures by manufacturers. The results came to light after ... Continue reading

NASA Invests in Concepts for a Vibrant Future Commercial Space Economy

NASA Invests in Concepts for a Vibrant Future Commercial Space Economy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 -- In an ongoing effort to foster commercial activity in space, NASA has selected 13 companies to study the future of commercial human spaceflight in low-Earth orbit, including long-range opportunities for the International Space Station. ... Continue reading

Academy of Art University's Automobile Museum Appoints Rob Fisher as Chief Executive Officer (Story Includes Collection)

Academy of Art University's Automobile Museum Appoints Rob Fisher as Chief Executive Officer (Story Includes Collection)

San Francisco, Aug. 08, 2018; Academy of Art University is thrilled to welcome Mr. Rob Fisher to the Academy family as CEO of the university’s Automobile Museum. ... Continue reading

Brazil Bases Diesel Price Formula on S&P Global Platts Price Assessments

Brazil Bases Diesel Price Formula on S&P Global Platts Price Assessments

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Brazil's national oil and gas regulator Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (ANP) is using benchmark diesel and Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) price assessments from S&P Global Platts for the Diesel Subsidy Program for diesel sales in the country. ... Continue reading

Can Robots Be Sued?

Can Robots Be Sued?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 -- It's a brave new world for lawyers navigating the potential uses and risks of artificial intelligence. ... Continue reading

Carvana Announces Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Carvana Announces Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

PHOENIX--Carvana Co. , a leading e-commerce platform for buying used cars, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. ... Continue reading

Electric Motorcycles Are Coming to the US

Electric Motorcycles Are Coming to the US

CLEVELAND, Aug. 8, 2018 -- The limited availability of electric motorcycles has historically been a major barrier to the more widespread use of these machines in the US. ... Continue reading

Fall in Love with Orlando's Delicious Food Festivities

Fall in Love with Orlando's Delicious Food Festivities

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018 -- This fall, Orlando brings flavorful events to visitors and locals alike. ... Continue reading

ForeverCar Wins Multiple 2018 IT World Awards®, Including Startup of the Year

ForeverCar Wins Multiple 2018 IT World Awards®, Including Startup of the Year

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2018 -- ForeverCar, the first digital platform for extended car repair coverage, announced today that it was honored with two IT World Awards®. Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide has named ForeverCar a Gold Winner for Startup of the Year and a Bronze ... Continue reading

GEARWRENCH® Introduces Customizable Mobile Work Station

GEARWRENCH® Introduces Customizable Mobile Work Station

SPARKS, Md., Aug. 8, 2018 -- To solve a problem, sometimes you need to think outside the box. ... Continue reading

General Motors and Mitchell Launch GM Collision Repair Network Enrollment Portal at NACE Automechanika Atlanta

General Motors and Mitchell Launch GM Collision Repair Network Enrollment Portal at NACE Automechanika Atlanta

SAN DIEGO--General Motors and Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the launch of the enrollment portal for the GM Collision Repair Network, enabling collision repa ... Continue reading

Global Low Speed Electric Vehicle Market, 2017-2025 - Market is Projected to Reach $68 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Low Speed Electric Vehicle Market, 2017-2025 - Market is Projected to Reach $68 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Low Speed Electric Vehicle Market by Product, by Voltage, by Geography - Global Market Size, Share, Development, Growth, and Demand Forecast, 2017 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global LSEV market is projected to reach $68 billion by 2025 The growth of the market is maj ... Continue reading

Local Resident to Receive Car Donation at NACE AutoMechanika Show

Local Resident to Receive Car Donation at NACE AutoMechanika Show

[cid:image003.png@01D42F00.F6F4A280] MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Kimbriel - 520-548-2000 Kim@KimbrielMarketing.com<mailto:Kim@KimbrielMarketing.com> Car Donation Gives Local Atlanta Resident Much-Needed Lift WHAT Vehicle unveiling and key presentation to a local Atlanta resident National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides(tm) pro ... Continue reading

Molex Honored at Ford Motor Company’s 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

Molex Honored at Ford Motor Company’s 20th Annual World Excellence Awards

LISLE, Ill.--Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that the company was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards held recently in Dearborn, Michigan. Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from tho ... Continue reading

Northwest drivers are surprisingly tolerant of backseat drivers

Northwest drivers are surprisingly tolerant of backseat drivers

SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Nearly everyone can agree that backseat drivers are as frustrating as bumper-to-bumper traffic or an unexpected flat tire. ... Continue reading

Omega Auto Care Will Utilize the UE.co Platform to Manage Marketing Services

Omega Auto Care Will Utilize the UE.co Platform to Manage Marketing Services

SAN DIEGO--UE.co, a San Diego based Software as a Service provider announced that Omega Auto Care, one of the largest Vehicle Service Contract (VSC) Providers in the US, will implement the UE.co Platform to manage their Customer Acquisition programs. The UE.co Platform is a customer acquisition system that qualifies an ... Continue reading

Subaru Canada annonce les prix des Impreza, Legacy et Outback 2019 : des TI à valeurs ajoutées

Subaru Canada annonce les prix des Impreza, Legacy et Outback 2019 : des TI à valeurs ajoutées

MISSISSAUGA, ON, le 8 août 2018 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) annonce aujourd'hui les prix des Impreza, Legacy et Outback 2019 qui arriveront chez les concessionnaires canadiens en août, des modèles qui proposent un rapport qualité-prix inégalé parmi les véhicules à traction intégrale (TI). Subaru Impreza ... Continue reading

Amtrak Reveals Modern Interiors on New Acela Express Fleet

Amtrak Reveals Modern Interiors on New Acela Express Fleet

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Amtrak today revealed the interiors on its new Acela Express fleet, which will redefine the customer experience on Amtrak's premium Northeast Corridor (NEC) service. The new trains, scheduled to enter service in the NEC in 2021, will provide travelers with world-class accommodations and amen ... Continue reading

August's Best New Car Deals From U.S. News & World Report

August's Best New Car Deals From U.S. News & World Report

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2018 -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the list of August's Best New Car Deals. ... Continue reading

Ford's Mustang - 10 Million Cars and Counting Plus Lot's Of Memories

Ford's Mustang - 10 Million Cars and Counting Plus Lot's Of Memories

By Martha Hindes Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel If you wanted to prove you’re on top of the world, there are some prime ways to prove that. Among them go sky high, in numbers and in altitude. ... Continue reading

$40 Billion Automotive Safety Electronics Market: Global Outlook & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

$40 Billion Automotive Safety Electronics Market: Global Outlook & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Safety Electronics Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2018-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive safety electronics market is anticipated to reach values of approximately $40 billion by 2023, growing at CAGR of more than 12% during 2017-2023. ... Continue reading

Automotive Brake-By-Wire Systems: World Markets to 2023 featuring Key Vendors ADVICS, Brembo, Continental, Hyundai Mobis, and ZF Friedrichshafen - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automotive Brake-By-Wire Systems: World Markets to 2023 featuring Key Vendors ADVICS, Brembo, Continental, Hyundai Mobis, and ZF Friedrichshafen - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Brake-By-Wire Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive brake-by-wire systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.13% during the period 2018-2022. ... Continue reading

Cummins Announces $500 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase

Cummins Announces $500 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC (GS&Co.) to repurchase $500 million of Cummins’ common stock. ... Continue reading

The Electric Bus Market in China 2013-2018 to 2025: Analysis by Type, Hybrid Powertrain, Length, Battery and Customer - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Electric Bus Market in China 2013-2018 to 2025: Analysis by Type, Hybrid Powertrain, Length, Battery and Customer - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "China Electric Bus Market by Type, by Hybrid Powertrain, by Length, by Battery, by Customer - Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast, 2013 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Chinese electric bus market is projected to reach 299,866 units by 2025, wi ... Continue reading

YM Tech Releases Three New EV Relays

YM Tech Releases Three New EV Relays

YM Tech showcases three of their new products at China (Shanghai) International Lithium Battery Industry Fair (CNIBF). SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 8, 2018 -- YM Tech, one of the leading companies of HVDC contactor industry, showcases their new products in August in Shanghai. ... Continue reading

Autobrain Announces Connected Car Device on the AT&T Network

Autobrain Announces Connected Car Device on the AT&T Network

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018 -- AT&T , a global pioneer of IoT connectivity solutions, and Autobrain, a leading connected car device company, today announce an agreement to launch Autobrain's 4G LTE connected car device exclusively on the AT&T network. ... Continue reading

Cars.com Names Doug Miller as Chief Revenue Officer

Cars.com Names Doug Miller as Chief Revenue Officer

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Today, Cars.com President and Chief Executive Officer Alex Vetter announced that Doug Miller, a seasoned marketplace executive with more than 20 years of experience building digital businesses, has been appointed Chief Revenue Officer, succeeding John Clavadetscher. ... Continue reading

Xperi Announces DTS Connected Radio to Launch With Global Automotive Brand in 2019

Xperi Announces DTS Connected Radio to Launch With Global Automotive Brand in 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Xperi Corporation (“Xperi”) is pleased to announce that its DTS® Connected Radio™ technology is being integrated into the cars of a major global automotive brand and is planned for commercial launch next year. This commercial launch reflects the joint effort between DTS and a leading tier one s ... Continue reading

ZUS Suite of APP Controlled Smart Car Accessories Now Available

ZUS Suite of APP Controlled Smart Car Accessories Now Available

ZUS® Universal HD Car Audio Adapter, ZUS® Smart Tire Safety Monitor and the ZUS® Smart Car Hub in Target stores nationwide, and online at Target.com. nonda’s suite of connected car products work in concert with the ZUS® Smart Driving Assistant App (available in both the Apple App Store and Android’s Google Play ... Continue reading

2018 Honda Accord Review By Larry Nutson

2018 Honda Accord Review By Larry Nutson

The midsize sedan segment is chock-full of entries. Most all of them are great choices for anyone’s family fleet. One tough competitor to the Accord is Toyota’s Camry. And, it too is entirely redesigned for 2018, making for even tougher competition. ... Continue reading

Yamaha Motor Earnings Continue to Rise in Second Quarter

Yamaha Motor Earnings Continue to Rise in Second Quarter

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced yesterday that in the first half of its fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, consolidated net sales of 851.3 billion yen were up 2.8% from the previous year. The company achieved all-time highs in operating income of 82.2 billion yen (up 0.1%), however saw a 5% decrease in ordinary inc ... Continue reading

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Review; Pure Fun, But Not For The City By Larry Nutson

2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Review; Pure Fun, But Not For The City By Larry Nutson

The Raptor for 2018 is mostly unchanged. The tailgate design has been tweaked and taillights are redesigned. Three new colors, Lead Foot, Guard, and Race Red replace Ruby Red and Avalanche for 2018. A new 10-speaker Bang & Olufsen stereo is now optional instead of the Sony audio system. ... Continue reading

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