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Mazda acquires Ford's stake in Changan Ford Mazda Engine Co

Mazda acquires Ford's stake in Changan Ford Mazda Engine Co

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Jan, 30 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has purchased in full Ford Motor Company's stake in Changan Ford Mazda Engine Co., Ltd. (located in Nanjing, China), a joint venture between the two companies and Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

NADA Market Beat: January 2019 U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Down 3%

NADA Market Beat: January 2019 U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Down 3%

U.S. light-vehicle sales fell by 3.0% compared to this time last year. Many segments posted declines or were flat, although the popular pickup and crossover segments gained market share relative to January 2018. ... Continue reading

Today's NADA Final Edition Auto News Recap - Autonomous Vehicles No Time Soon; Ford January Sales Up; FCA January Sales Up; Total US Auto Sales Down; Chicago Auto Show

Today's NADA Final Edition Auto News Recap - Autonomous Vehicles No Time Soon; Ford January Sales Up; FCA January Sales Up; Total US Auto Sales Down; Chicago Auto Show

NADA End-of-Day Auto News Recap In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you’ll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soo ... Continue reading

Driverless Cars Could Worsen Traffic By Cruising Around Instead Of Parking

Driverless Cars Could Worsen Traffic By Cruising Around Instead Of Parking

Commentary From Chuck Martin Media Post News Self-driving cars have been in the works for some time, although not all of the potential consequences have been fully uncovered. Since a self-driving car technically wouldn’t require a driver to be in the car, the vehicle could operate on its own, which is where significa ... Continue reading

Daytona ARCA Garage Visit - Y'all Come

Daytona ARCA Garage Visit - Y'all Come

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season right around the corner, everyone is excited to make the trip to Daytona International Speedway for the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire. It is the first opportunity to see the 2019 drivers and teams on track, and it's also an opportunity for fans to get up close and p ... Continue reading

Nickel in the Global Automotive Market, 2018-2023 - A $13.4 Billion Opportunity, Growing at a CAGR of 24.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Nickel in the Global Automotive Market, 2018-2023 - A $13.4 Billion Opportunity, Growing at a CAGR of 24.5% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Nickel in the Global Automotive Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The future of nickel in the global automotive market looks promising with opportunities for passenger cars and commercial and electric vehicles. ... Continue reading

BYD Selects Analog Devices’ Audio Bus and Processor Technologies to Improve Vehicle Energy Efficiency and Enhance Infotainment Experience

BYD Selects Analog Devices’ Audio Bus and Processor Technologies to Improve Vehicle Energy Efficiency and Enhance Infotainment Experience

Analog Devices, Inc. today announced that BYD Co., Ltd, a Chinese automotive manufacturer, has selected ADI’s Automotive Audio Bus (A2B®) and SHARC® digital signal processor (DSP) to build more energy efficient and eco-friendly vehicle platforms while enhancing the immersive audio entertainment experience for drive ... Continue reading

EFX Tires Announces Its New Deep Mud-Terrain Tire MotoHavok

EFX Tires Announces Its New Deep Mud-Terrain Tire MotoHavok

New Deep Mud-Terrain Tire MotoHavok -EFX Tires, one of the leading off-road tire brands, announced today its new performance engineered tire, MotoHavok. Built for deep mud-terrain, the MotoHavok features a two-inch check back lug tread pattern that supports a smooth ride and self-cleaning capabilities. ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson Positions Collector Car Future

Barrett-Jackson Positions Collector Car Future

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. February 4, 2019 Barrett-Jackson; Not only did total auction sales soar to $131.6 million, but the weeklong event solidified significant market trends, as well as dynamic shifts in the hobby, which have been predicted by Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO Craig Jackson and President Steve Davis since th ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Solid-State Battery Market to Reach $1.94 Billion by 2030 - Breakdown by Component, Vehicle Type, Region and Material Technology - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Solid-State Battery Market to Reach $1.94 Billion by 2030 - Breakdown by Component, Vehicle Type, Region and Material Technology - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Solid-State Battery Market: Focus on Component (Cathode, Anode and Electrolyte), Vehicle Type (Passenger Electric Vehicle, Two-Wheelers, and Commercial Vehicles), Region, and Material Technology- Analysis and Forecast, 2020-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Global Renewable Aviation Fuel Market Outlook, Size & Share to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Renewable Aviation Fuel Market Outlook, Size & Share to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Renewable Aviation Fuel Market Outlook, Size, Share - Segmented by Pathways, Application, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In 2017, civil aviation, emitted around 859 million tons of CO2, accounting for around 2% of all ... Continue reading

Mark Lindner Joins PartsTrader as Chief Revenue Officer

Mark Lindner Joins PartsTrader as Chief Revenue Officer

CHICAGO--PartsTrader, the industry leading online collision parts marketplace, announced the appointment of Mark Lindner as Chief Revenue Officer, a new role within the company. Prior to joining PartsTrader, Mark was Chief Revenue Officer at Estify, Inc. In this new role, Mark will spearhead the company’s strategic s ... Continue reading

Fractals Brighten Radar Reflections for Driverless Cars, Satellites

Fractals Brighten Radar Reflections for Driverless Cars, Satellites

FRACTAL’s proprietary road and space-based radar reflector. The new technology will enable driverless cars and tiny satellites with greater safety and capabilities. ... Continue reading

Icahn Automotive Completes Acquisition of RPM Automotive

Icahn Automotive Completes Acquisition of RPM Automotive

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--Icahn Automotive Group LLC, which owns and operates leading auto repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys, AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of RPM Automotive. For Icahn Automotive, the deal expands its presence in the Southeastern U.S., an imp ... Continue reading

NEWS - Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

NEWS - Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export Vertical integration aids supply chain efficiency SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. ... Continue reading

Toyota RAV4 “What If?” Campaign Features An Invitation To Do More

Toyota RAV4 “What If?” Campaign Features An Invitation To Do More

The “What If?” campaign for Toyota’s current best-selling vehicle in the U.S. features three of the 2019 RAV4 grades – XSE HV (Hybrid), Limited and Adventure grade – highlighting the RAV4’s ability to tackle the urban, suburban and great outdoors with ease. “The all-new RAV4 redefines the meaning of adven ... Continue reading

2019 Acura RDX: Poorly Implemented Touch-Pad Lowers UX Rating, Finds Strategy Analytics

2019 Acura RDX: Poorly Implemented Touch-Pad Lowers UX Rating, Finds Strategy Analytics

new user experience evaluation from the In-vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics has assessed the 2019 Acura RDX. The clean visual design and relatively clear flows for most top tasks are almost completely negated by the use of a poorly implemented touch-sensitive finger pad as the primary control. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Test Drives Offered at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

Electric Vehicle Test Drives Offered at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

Consumers attending the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 9-18, will get a chance to test-drive electric and hybrid-electric plug-in vehicles, including the 2019 Nissan LEAF and 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show Social Media Campaign Features a Chance to Win Entry into Super Car Garage

Chicago Auto Show Social Media Campaign Features a Chance to Win Entry into Super Car Garage

This year, Chicago Auto Show organizers are giving fans plenty of chances to get into the action via social media.<br> . ... Continue reading

New Car Review 2019 Lexus LS 500h Review by Mark Fulmer - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review 2019 Lexus LS 500h Review by Mark Fulmer - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review 2019 Lexus LS 500h Review Lexus LS 500h with Executive Package by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel This year the Lexus brand has its 30th birthday, and its LS flagship is all dressed up and ready to celebrate. The traditional conservative design has been remade into a slinky, eye-catching and bold inside and ... Continue reading

New Car Review 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF; More Power = More Fun Review By Larry Nutson

New Car Review 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF; More Power = More Fun Review By Larry Nutson

The Mazda MX-5 is, well, pure fun. With it’s new found power, light weight, balanced steering and nicely tuned and compliant suspension you really can’t ask for much more. Plus, it’s really affordable. At Autobahn Country Club I tossed it into corners and the car just eats it. Step into the throttle on exit, zoom ... Continue reading

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