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Monday, April 15, 2019

Car Buyers Visiting Fewer Dealerships, Making Faster Decisions as Online Engagement Rises

Car Buyers Visiting Fewer Dealerships, Making Faster Decisions as Online Engagement Rises

More than one-third of car buyers now visit just one dealership before purchase. Nearly half of all buyers take less than 30 days to shop for and purchase a vehicle. ... Continue reading

Bloomberg Reports Chinese Electric-Car Bubble at Risk of Bursting

Bloomberg Reports Chinese Electric-Car Bubble at Risk of Bursting

Reuters reported that an iPhone assembler, e-commerce emporium and real-estate developer typically don’t compete in the same business — except when it comes to electric vehicles in China. That’s because of a seismic shift toward EVs, which has spurred billions of dollars in investments by traditional carmakers, s ... Continue reading

Bennett Sweeps Historic IMSA Race at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Bennett Sweeps Historic IMSA Race at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Photo by Leah Bennett Bennett Sweeps Historic Motor Sports Association Sanctioned Historic IMSA Race at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach MONTROSE, CA (APRIL 13, 2019) – Craig Bennett of Millford, Mich., swept qualifying and the Historic IMSA GTO Challenge race in his 1990 Nissan 300ZX at the A ... Continue reading

Historic IMSA Race Friday Qualifying from Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Historic IMSA Race Friday Qualifying from Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Historic Motor Sports Association Practice and Qualifying Puts Bennett on the Pole Historic IMSA Race at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach MONTROSE, CA (APRIL 13, 2019) – Vintage and historic race cars took to the streets of Long Beach Friday afternoon as the Historic IMSA GTO Challenge wrapped up qualifying at the ... Continue reading

ADVISORY -- THURSDAY AT 12:30 P.M.: Saratoga Automobile Museum to promote 2019 events, including nationally acclaimed Saratoga Auto Auction; featuring Rob Wolfe from History's American Pickers (DC-KY)

ADVISORY -- THURSDAY AT 12:30 P.M.: Saratoga Automobile Museum to promote 2019 events, including nationally acclaimed Saratoga Auto Auction; featuring Rob Wolfe from History's American Pickers (DC-KY)

Good afternoon, The Saratoga Automobile Museum <http://www.saratogaautomuseum.org/> will be holding a press conference on Thursday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m. during the New York International Auto Show <https://www.autoshowny.com/> Media Day at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center's North Concourse. The press conference ... Continue reading

Automotive Millimeter-Wave Radar IC Market Report 2019: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis 2013-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automotive Millimeter-Wave Radar IC Market Report 2019: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis 2013-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Millimeter-Wave Radar IC Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive millimeter-wave radar IC market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 16.1% from 2019 to 2024. ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction Shows Resto-Mods Are In High Demand, Raises Over Half A Million Dollars for Charity During the Company’s Largest 3-Day Florida Event

Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction Shows Resto-Mods Are In High Demand, Raises Over Half A Million Dollars for Charity During the Company’s Largest 3-Day Florida Event

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail This 1947 Buick Super 8 Custom Convertible (Lot #735) sold for $412,500 during the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction (Photo: Business Wire) This 1947 Buick Super 8 Custom Convertible (Lot #735) sold for $412,500 during the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction (Photo: Business ... Continue reading

US Electric Vehicle Loyalty and Volumes Reach Record Highs, according to IHS Markit

US Electric Vehicle Loyalty and Volumes Reach Record Highs, according to IHS Markit

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--The US market for fully electric vehicles (EVs) has reached record volumes with 208,000 new registrations in 2018, according to recent analysis by IHS Markit , a leading business intelligence firm. The loyalty rates of EV buyers has also continued to grow. ... Continue reading

VINCENTRIC BEST FLEET VALUE IN AMERICA

VINCENTRIC BEST FLEET VALUE IN AMERICA

Once per year Vincentric performs a cost of ownership analysis based upon typical use in commercial fleet to determine the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America™ Awards. Vincentric measures cost-of-ownership using eight different cost factors: depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, oppo ... Continue reading

NHTSA Safety Recalls Announced April 15, 2019: Ford; Mazda; Acura; Kenworth; Entegra, JAYCO, Thomas Bus; LDV; Darley; Western Star; Highland Ridge

NHTSA Safety Recalls Announced April 15, 2019: Ford; Mazda; Acura; Kenworth; Entegra, JAYCO, Thomas Bus; LDV; Darley; Western Star; Highland Ridge

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Ford; Mazda; Acura; Kenworth; Entegra, JAYCO, Thomas Bus; LDV; Darley; Western Star; Highland Ridge Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your spe ... Continue reading

Here Comes the Mercedes-Benz Concept GLB - Get Ready Shanghai

Here Comes the Mercedes-Benz Concept GLB - Get Ready Shanghai

With the Concept GLB at Auto Shanghai 2019, Mercedes-Benz shows what SUV ideas on the company's compact car platform might be realized alongside the GLA as a sporty all-rounder. While the latter promises engaging driving enjoyment with its coupe-like lines, the Concept GLB places an emphasis on spaciousness with a robu ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Forte EX Review By David Colman +Video - It's E15 Approved

2019 Kia Forte EX Review By David Colman +Video - It's E15 Approved

If you appreciate Korean automotive technology, you're going to love the completely revamped 2019 Kia Forte EX. With the introduction of its game changing Stinger in 2018, Kia proved that it is capable of building a world class, cutting edge sports coupe. ... Continue reading

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lincoln Navigator Luxury At Its Best | Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

Gone is a V8 engine. All Navigators are powered by a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. Also gone is the former 6-speed automatic and now a 10-speed automatic is standard. EPA test-cycle ratings for the Reserve 4X4 are 18 mpg combined with 16 city mpg and 21 highway mpg. Other models, which I’ll mention i ... Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 4Matic EQ Review by Andrew Frankl

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 4Matic EQ Review by Andrew Frankl

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 4Matic EQ Review By Andrew Frankl European Bureau Chief The Auto Channel I have three regular partners at the Belvedere Tennis Club. One is a heart surgeon, one a former diplomat and one who works for a major oil company. ... 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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