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Ford Salutes America’s Hardest Working Men and Women on Labor Day +VIDEO

Ford Salutes America’s Hardest Working Men and Women on Labor Day +VIDEO

Ford – which helped create the middle class with the $5-a-day wage in 1914 and today employs the most U.S. hourly autoworkers – marks this Labor Day with a special campaign that celebrates America’s hardest workers The campaign, featuring TV and digital films, runs this Labor Day weekend. Ford invites Americans t ... Continue reading

A Shunpiker’s Journal August -September 2018

A Shunpiker’s Journal August -September 2018

The next installment of A Shunpiker’s Journal Wednesday, August 22, 2018 and will run for 3 to 4 weeks. Listen to the program live-streamed at www.michiganbusinessnetwork.com every Wednesday at 1 PM and 7 PM and every Thursday at 1 AM and 7 AM. ... Continue reading

Toyota Announces Results for July 2018

Toyota Announces Results for July 2018

Increased; due to increased exports to all regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa).Daihatsu- There have been no exports for Daihatsu since May 2017.Hino- First decrease in six months; due to decreased exports to Latin America, Asia, and AfricaToyota + Daihatsu + Hino- ... Continue reading

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Corporation Sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Metro de Panama, S.A. to Provide a Monorail System

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Corporation Sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Metro de Panama, S.A. to Provide a Monorail System

TOKYO, Aug, 31 2018; Hitachi, Ltd., Ansaldo STS SpA, a group company of Hitachi and Mitsubishi Corporation today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with Metro de Panama, S.A. (MPSA) to provide a monorail system for Line 3 of Panama Metro. The prime contractor for the project, including the ci ... Continue reading

KIA Worldwide August 2018 Sales

KIA Worldwide August 2018 Sales

Kia Motors Corporation announced its August 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 223,648 units sold, a slight decrease from 2017. Overseas sales declined 2.0% compared to the previous year, posting 179,448 units. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Catalytic Converter Market Outlook to 2023: Analysis by Type, Material Type, Vehicle Type and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Catalytic Converter Market Outlook to 2023: Analysis by Type, Material Type, Vehicle Type and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Catalytic Converter Market - Segmented by Type, Material Type, Vehicle Type, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive catalytic converter market is expected to register a CAGR of around 5% ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Collision Avoidance Systems Market 2018-2023: Radar Based Systems Occupy Highest Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Collision Avoidance Systems Market 2018-2023: Radar Based Systems Occupy Highest Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Collision Avoidance Systems Market - Segmented by Technology Type, Device, Vehicle Type, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. NHTSA countermeasure effectiveness modeling predicts that head-way detection sys ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Tires E-retailing Market 2018-2022 - Key Players are Amazon, Blackcircles, Delticom, Michelin, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Tires E-retailing Market 2018-2022 - Key Players are Amazon, Blackcircles, Delticom, Michelin, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Tires E-retailing Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive tires e-retailing market will register a CAGR of 12.29% during the period 2018-2022. ... Continue reading

United States Automotive Technicians' Choice Survey Results, 2017-2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

United States Automotive Technicians' Choice Survey Results, 2017-2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "United States Automotive Technicians' Choice, 2017" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This study covers the independent automotive aftermarket vehicle service technicians' choice of tools. ... Continue reading

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies Partners with Safe Drive Systems on Pilot Project

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies Partners with Safe Drive Systems on Pilot Project

Safe Drive Systems (SDS), the leading developer and distributor of advanced auto safety technologies, has announced a new alliance partnership with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies in a fleet technology pilot project. During the pilot, SDS systems will be installed in the vehicles of selected fleet customer ... Continue reading

New Ford Focus Offers More Space Than Ever

New Ford Focus Offers More Space Than Ever

COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 3, 2018 – Did you know the average school-child grows at a rate of 6 centimetres a year? And at their peak growth rate, kids can grow a whopping 16 centimetres in one year… with growth spurts of up to half a centimetre in a single night. ... Continue reading

China Auto Update August 2018

China Auto Update August 2018

...“we expect 77% of the global LV market to still be controlled by the established OEMs in 2030” Despite all the recent talk of new technologies like electrification and autonomy revolutionizing the auto sector – and they are – the industry is still a hard one to crack, especially for new players. Many view th ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS Wrap-Up September 4, 2018:

NHTSA RECALLS Wrap-Up September 4, 2018:

Volkswagen, Nissan, Volvo, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, Keystone, Newmar Thor, Micro Bird ... Continue reading

Labor Day 2018 - Without Labor It Don't Get Made

Labor Day 2018 - Without Labor It Don't Get Made

You work hard. And when Labor Day hits Sept. ... Continue reading

2018 Lincoln Navigator Review By John Heilig

2018 Lincoln Navigator Review By John Heilig

While its size dwarfs most other vehicles, the Lincoln Navigator atones for its size with good performance and comfort. ... Continue reading

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

2018 Kia Optima PHEV Review By Steve Purdy

Of course, the big story here is the super-efficient powertrain based on a smallish 2.0-liter four-cylinder with direct injection, good for just 154 horsepower, and a 67-horsepower electric motor (replacing the fly-wheel) fed by a 9.8 kWh lithium-polymer battery. The systems are remarkably well integrated with a sophis ... Continue reading

2018 Range Rover Velar Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

2018 Range Rover Velar Review and Road Test By Larry Nutson

The new Velar is based on the same architecture as the Jaguar F-Pace, so you can easily see where the sportiness and refinement come from. I would describe the Velar as being on the large-end of the compact SUV segment. That’s a good place to be with more and more families choosing to live in urban, big-city neighbor ... Continue reading

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