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2021 GMC Canyon Introduces AT4, Elevates Denali In Vail

2021 GMC Canyon Introduces AT4, Elevates Denali In Vail

VAIL, Colo. — The new 2021 GMC Canyon was revealed in the mountains of Colorado today, including a first-ever Canyon AT4 aimed squarely at premium midsize truck customers who purchase their trucks to venture off-road. ... Continue reading

The End Of The Internal Combustion Engine? Really? SPECIAL GUEST EDITORIAL

The End Of The Internal Combustion Engine? Really? SPECIAL GUEST EDITORIAL

There is an article in this month’s (January 2020) Fortune magazine, an opinion piece by Christina Figueres, that is titled “WE’LL WITNESS THE END OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE ERA” in the 2020s . That’s a pretty bold statement. And it’s not one I agree with. ... Continue reading

Winners of the 2020 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year: Chevrolet Corvette, Kia Telluride, Jeep Gladiator

Winners of the 2020 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year: Chevrolet Corvette, Kia Telluride, Jeep Gladiator

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2020 -- After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation by independent jurors, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Kia Telluride and Jeep Gladiator were revealed as the winners of the 2020 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards at TCF Center in Detroit. ... Continue reading

Have You Seem This 1954 Corvette? Search Underway for the Recovery of an Extremely Rare Vintage Corvette

Have You Seem This 1954 Corvette? Search Underway for the Recovery of an Extremely Rare Vintage Corvette

A recovery effort involving all law enforcement agencies in Florida along with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security is in place to locate a stolen, irreplaceable vintage car, announces Lou Pendas. ... Continue reading

All-wheel Drive Strategies of Select European OEMs, 2019: Original Equipment Manufacturers Shift Toward Multi-energy Platforms and Electric Platforms to Favor Electric AWD - ResearchAndMarkets.com

All-wheel Drive Strategies of Select European OEMs, 2019: Original Equipment Manufacturers Shift Toward Multi-energy Platforms and Electric Platforms to Favor Electric AWD - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "All-wheel Drive (AWD) Strategies of Select European OEMs, 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Stringent European emission norms dictate that automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) comply with the carbon emission target of 95g/km by 2020 and the indicative range of ... Continue reading

Automaker Profile for Rivian, Forecast to 2025 - Rivian to Reach 50,000 Units in Annual Sales by 2025 by Manufacturing Adventure EVs & Licensing Its Platform Technology - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automaker Profile for Rivian, Forecast to 2025 - Rivian to Reach 50,000 Units in Annual Sales by 2025 by Manufacturing Adventure EVs & Licensing Its Platform Technology - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automaker Profile - Rivian and its Impact on the Automotive Industry, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Automotive market participants have realized that the future of the automotive industry lies in the direction of electric vehicles, and hence are investing hea ... Continue reading

Automotive Aftermarket Revenue Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.7% During the Period 2018-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Automotive Aftermarket Revenue Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.7% During the Period 2018-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Strategic Analysis of the GCC Automotive Aftermarket, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This study covers Class 1-3 vehicles aftermarket in terms of value ($ million) across the Guld Cooperation Council (GCC). The base year for the analysis is 2018 and the foreca ... Continue reading

China Automotive Seating Market Expected to be Worth RMB 133.5 Billion in 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

China Automotive Seating Market Expected to be Worth RMB 133.5 Billion in 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "China Automotive Seating Industry Report, 2019-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global demand for automotive seats (many of which are for replacing old ones) is rising alongside the increasing ownership of automobiles worldwide. ... Continue reading

Mexican Connected Truck Market, Forecast to 2025: Telematics Solutions Are Vital to Transportation Companies and Private Fleets in Terms of Addressing Pain-points Across Different Types of Industries - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Mexican Connected Truck Market, Forecast to 2025: Telematics Solutions Are Vital to Transportation Companies and Private Fleets in Terms of Addressing Pain-points Across Different Types of Industries - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Mexican Connected Truck Market, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Mexican connected truck market is highly fragmented and comprises more than 50 telematics companies and leading OEMs. ... Continue reading

Victor Koelsch to Join Polaris in Newly Created Role of Chief Digital Officer

Victor Koelsch to Join Polaris in Newly Created Role of Chief Digital Officer

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Inc. today announced Victor M. (Vic) Koelsch will join Polaris in the newly created role of chief digital officer, beginning January 13. With both technology and customers’ digital expectations evolving faster than ever, Koelsch will own the digital strategy for the company. ... Continue reading

 Root Insurance Rings in 2020 by Celebrating Safe Drivers and Savings

 Root Insurance Rings in 2020 by Celebrating Safe Drivers and Savings

COLUMBUS, Ohio--In 2019, Root Insurance, the first insurance company powered entirely by mobile, continued to reward safe driving behavior with fair rates based on actual driving behavior. Now in 29 states, Root measured more than 4.5 billion miles in 2019 and found that while driving is getting riskier overall, with m ... Continue reading

2020 Acura RDX Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX Lots of Delight Acura introduced its third generation new-from-the-ground-up RDX for the 2019 model year with new styling, both in and out, as well as a new powertrain. In May 2018 I was among the first auto writers to drive the new 2019, albeit for a very short stint. ... Continue reading

Washington, D.C. Surpasses Baltimore to Secure Top Spot on Orkin's 2020 Bed Bug Cities List

Washington, D.C. Surpasses Baltimore to Secure Top Spot on Orkin's 2020 Bed Bug Cities List

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Washington, D.C. is ringing in the new decade as the number one city on Orkin's Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list. ... Continue reading

KDPOF Demos First 25 Gb/s Automotive-grade Optical Network

KDPOF Demos First 25 Gb/s Automotive-grade Optical Network

KDPOF Demos First 25 Gb/s Automotive-grade Optical Network Please save the date: KDPOF – leading supplier for gigabit transceivers over POF (Plastic Optical Fiber) – will proudly display the world’s first demonstration of an automotive-grade optical transmission system with 25 gigabits per second a ... Continue reading

OFFICIAL NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - January 13, 2020 - Subaru Recalls 500,000 Vehicles

OFFICIAL NHTSA WEEKLY RECALL SUMMARY - January 13, 2020 - Subaru Recalls 500,000 Vehicles

Recalled; Subaru; Saab; Spartan; AutoCar,; Microbird; ATC; CME; If your vehicle is listed below. 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 specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus UX 250h Premium Rocky Mountain Review By Dan Poler

2019 Lexus UX 250h Premium Rocky Mountain Review By Dan Poler

Lexus has brought us the “category defying” UX 250h. Lexus may just be right; There’s nothing quite like it out there. Although marketed as a subcompact luxury hybrid crossover, it’s difficult to not think “hatchback” when you see the vehicle firsthand. ... Continue reading

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Review By Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Review By Larry Nutson

2020 BMW M340i xDrive A six-cylinder returns By Larry Nutson Executive Producer and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel I’m reminded almost daily about the iconic BMW 2002 that I never owned. I was on the hunt for a 2002 way back lots of years ago when a job change took me down a new road. ... Continue reading

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