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What Is Fueling The Growth Of Van Sales In US?

What Is Fueling The Growth Of Van Sales In US?

They may not be as alluring as a convertible or as hot as an SUV, nor do they share the spotlight with Pickups when it comes to earnings calls, but, nevertheless, Van sales in the US are booming. Growth in the segment during the first half of 2019 averaged 4.2% compared to the year-ago period, only marginally behind th ... Continue reading

MotorWeek’s Season 39 helps consumers

MotorWeek’s Season 39 helps consumers

MotorWeek, television’s longest-running automotive magazine series, cruises into an unprecedented 39th season with an eye on global and domestic manufacturing shifts and their potential effect on consumer new vehicle choices. ... Continue reading

Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019

Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019

LISLE, Ill.--Molex, a leading supplier of high-speed networking, datacom, rugged industrial and automotive solutions that enable innovative architecture design and development for the intelligent vehicles of the future, will showcase next generation vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication capabilities at the Autonomo ... Continue reading

TrueSpot Launches First Real-Time Car and Key Mapping Solution for Auto Dealers

TrueSpot Launches First Real-Time Car and Key Mapping Solution for Auto Dealers

PLANO, Texas--TrueSpot, a new Internet of Things (IOT) asset location platform developer today announced the commercial launch of the industry’s first real-time mapping and inventory solution for automotive dealers. The new technology was designed to solve one of today’s biggest challenges for auto dealers – asse ... Continue reading

Most Expensive States For Speeding

Most Expensive States For Speeding

Hello If you have a lead foot, *Nevada* is not the place to put the pedal to the metal. A new study by GOBankingRates analyzed the Most Expensive States To Get A Speeding Ticket <https://www.gobankingrates.com/saving-money/car/most-expensive-cities-to-get-a-speeding-ticket/>. *Nevada* landed at the top of the list with ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz EQV: World Premiere Of First Fully-electric Premium MPV Soccer Mom Hauler

Mercedes-Benz EQV: World Premiere Of First Fully-electric Premium MPV Soccer Mom Hauler

If this super green class A soccer mom hauler can't entice Mama away from an SUV nothing will. Mercedes-Benz Vans presents its first electric vehicle that is positioned equally for private and commercial purposes Mercedes-Benz Vans presented the Concept EQV as a study at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. Now the ser ... Continue reading

Global Car Rentals Market Analysis 2017-2018 With CAGR Projections Through 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Car Rentals Market Analysis 2017-2018 With CAGR Projections Through 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Car Rentals: Global Markets to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report examines the technologies, markets and factors influencing the markets for car rental systems. ... Continue reading

Global Self-propelled Ground-based Mobile Platform Innovations: Focus on Highway-licensed Motor Vehicles (2019 Subscription) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Self-propelled Ground-based Mobile Platform Innovations: Focus on Highway-licensed Motor Vehicles (2019 Subscription) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Mobility Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The purpose of the Mobility Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) is to raise awareness of global technology innovations in self-propelled ground-based mobile platforms that are not only technic ... Continue reading

CenterOak Partners Announces Sale of TruRoad

CenterOak Partners Announces Sale of TruRoad

Dallas-based private equity firm, today announced the sale of TruRoad Holdings, Inc. (“TruRoad” or the “Company”), the second largest automotive glass and claims-management company in the United States, to Belron Group subsidiary Safelite® Group, Inc., parent company to Safelite AutoGlass®. Financial terms of ... Continue reading

Customer Satisfaction Crashes Across Automobile Industry, ACSI Data Show

Customer Satisfaction Crashes Across Automobile Industry, ACSI Data Show

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The ACSI demonstrates trending customer satisfaction with domestic and international automakers over a five year time period. (Graphic: Business Wire) The ACSI demonstrates trending customer satisfaction with domestic and international automakers over a five year time period. ... Continue reading

Audrain Auto Museum Announces Inaugural Newport Concours & Motor Week on Oct. 3-6 -- 2019 Chairman Jay Leno

Audrain Auto Museum Announces Inaugural Newport Concours & Motor Week on Oct. 3-6 -- 2019 Chairman Jay Leno

The Inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week 2019 , a four-day car extravaganza hosted by Newport, Rhode Island’s Audrain Automobile Museum is set to be the East Coast’s first true motor week. The event, set for October 3 -6, 2019, will be a celebration of all-things automotive, luxu ... Continue reading

Lease Trends Report From Swapalease

Lease Trends Report From Swapalease

SEE ALSO: Lease trends from Swapalease.com for the company's Q2 Lease Trends Report. See below for details. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Mobis Accelerates Application of High Technology to Domestic Commercial Vehicles with Its Sensors!

Hyundai Mobis Accelerates Application of High Technology to Domestic Commercial Vehicles with Its Sensors!

SEOUL, South Korea--Hyundai Mobis announced it will mass-produce its mid-range front-facing radars and camera sensors to domestic commercial vehicles starting September. This will be the first time that such advanced sensors are to be applied to commercial vehicles like trucks produced in Korea. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Palisade SUV Review - Smooth, Quiet, For Eight...Great! By Martha Hindes;

2020 Hyundai Palisade SUV Review - Smooth, Quiet, For Eight...Great! By Martha Hindes;

Hyundai Palisade for Eight - That's Great! By Martha Hindes, Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel “Wow that's smooth,,” I said as my driving partner pulled away from event headquarters and off toward our mostly day-long driving route. If there were any speed bumps or flaws in the pavement on our way out, ... Continue reading

2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Review By Larry Nutson - Luxury and Innovation

2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Review By Larry Nutson - Luxury and Innovation

I say the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC is exhilarating to drive, whether in be on city streets, along an interstate or carving through some scenic back roads, a very well balanced car that can go from the sublime to the aggressive. Mercedes say the E-Class Sedan (and Wagon) are the most advanced vehicles in the Merc ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD Review by David Colman

New Car Review: 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD Review by David Colman

8.5 Stars Out Of 10 Stars By David Colman Special Correspondent to The Auto Channel Mazda sport utilities come in three different sizes. At the lowest price point (starting at $21,500), the CX-3 offers 146hp in a 168 inch long body that seats 5. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus LC 500 - The Howling Grand Tourer - Review by Rob Eckaus - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lexus LC 500 - The Howling Grand Tourer - Review by Rob Eckaus - It's E15 Approved

I’m not sure what category the Lexus LC 500 falls under, but all I know is that I liked driving it, a lot. Running through the gears and hearing the exhaust, which I did often, it reminded me of a Mustang GT350. ... Continue reading

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