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Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Production 400,000

Mercedes-Benz G-Class: Production 400,000

The G-Class has been manufactured since 1979, and now this off-road icon has hit the milestone of 400,000 models produced. ... Continue reading

Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Reveals First Never Charge Solar Vehicle

Aptera Motors announced it has introduced the first solar electric vehicle (sEV) that requires no charging for most daily use and boasts a range of up to 1,000 miles per full charge, shattering industry performance achievements to date. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Closeup Includes Prices

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Closeup Includes Prices

Hyundai today announced its significantly enhanced 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV will start at $26,850. ... Continue reading

CGTN: China calls for more inclusive development in post-COVID world

CGTN: China calls for more inclusive development in post-COVID world

BEIJING, Nov. 22, 2020 -- With COVID-19 still causing widespread damage across the world, China on Saturday called for concerted efforts from major economies to promote more inclusive development and improve global governance in the post-pandemic era. ... Continue reading

Understanding China's Great Mission and Commitment in its New Journey Toward Modernization

Understanding China's Great Mission and Commitment in its New Journey Toward Modernization

The Understanding China Conference 2020 commenced on Friday in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province, facilitating multi-faceted and in-depth discussions to enhance mutual understanding between China and the rest of the world. ... Continue reading

Carvana Launches in Harrisonburg with As-Soon-As-Next Day Delivery

Carvana Launches in Harrisonburg with As-Soon-As-Next Day Delivery

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Carvana brings The New Way to Buy a Car® to Harrisonburg, Va., offering as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to its 263rd market. (Photo: Business Wire) Carvana brings The New Way to Buy a Car® to Harrisonburg, Va., offering as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to its 263rd market. ... Continue reading

How Hydrogen Can Fuel The Energy Transition

How Hydrogen Can Fuel The Energy Transition

PARIS, Nov. 23, 2020  In a report published today, "How Hydrogen Can Fuel The Energy Transition," S&P Global Ratings says it believes hydrogen can push the energy transition forward, but this would require coordinated policy, lower hydrogen production costs, and massive growth of renewables. ... Continue reading

Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Reimagined Multi-Night Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Reimagined Multi-Night Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2020 -- Saks Fifth Avenue revealed its iconic holiday window display and ten-story-tall theatrical light show at its New York flagship with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event concept titled, Saks Lights Up Fifth Avenue. ... Continue reading

Tire Black Friday Deals (2020): Best Tire & Snow Tire Deals Summarized by Consumer Walk

Tire Black Friday Deals (2020): Best Tire & Snow Tire Deals Summarized by Consumer Walk

BOSTON--Find the best tire deals for Black Friday 2020, featuring the latest Tire Rack, Firestone, BFGoodrich and Discount Tire deals. Links to the top deals are listed below. ... Continue reading

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Expands Leadership Team With Industry Experts

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Expands Leadership Team With Industry Experts

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 7, 2020 -- Atlis Motor Vehicles (ATLIS), a start-up mobility technology company that is developing an electric work truck and the batteries and motors to drive it, announced today the addition of two new members to its leadership team that is comprised of experts in multiple disciplines, such as math ... Continue reading

Batteries Plus & Toys for Tots Team Up to Power Gifts this Holiday Season

Batteries Plus & Toys for Tots Team Up to Power Gifts this Holiday Season

HARTLAND, Wis., Dec. 7, 2020 -- With the economic challenges Americans have faced in 2020, it is more important than ever to spread cheer and send a message of hope to our country's less fortunate. ... Continue reading

Bridgestone Donates $500,000 to Support Transportation Needs for Boys & Girls Clubs

Bridgestone Donates $500,000 to Support Transportation Needs for Boys & Girls Clubs

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2020 -- Bridgestone Retail Operations (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, announced it has donated $500,000 to ensure 40 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country have access to reliable transportation that will allow them to continue serving kids and families into the winter mon ... Continue reading

China Automotive Systems Announces Hearing on February 5, 2021 on Proposal to Settle Stockholder Derivative Lawsuit

China Automotive Systems Announces Hearing on February 5, 2021 on Proposal to Settle Stockholder Derivative Lawsuit

WUHAN, China, Dec. 7, 2020 -- China Automotive Systems, Inc. ("CAAS" or the "Company"), a leading power steering components and systems supplier in China, today announced that a settlement hearing will be held on February 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST at the Court of Chancery in the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center, 500 ... Continue reading

Fisker to Partner with Cox Automotive and Rivus for Delivery, Servicing, Fleet Management and Reselling Programs in the United Kingdom; London Confirmed as First UK Experience Center

Fisker to Partner with Cox Automotive and Rivus for Delivery, Servicing, Fleet Management and Reselling Programs in the United Kingdom; London Confirmed as First UK Experience Center

LOS ANGELES & LONDON--Fisker Inc. (“Fisker”) – designer and manufacturer of the world’s most emotion-stirring, eco-friendly electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions – today confirmed that it has signed agreements with Cox Automotive U.K. (“Cox”) and Rivus Fleet Solutions (“Rivus”) to provide ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Catalyst Market Insights & Forecast Report 2020-2024 Featuring BASF, Cummins, Tenneco, Johnson Matthey, Clariant AG and Umicore

Global Automotive Catalyst Market Insights & Forecast Report 2020-2024 Featuring BASF, Cummins, Tenneco, Johnson Matthey, Clariant AG and Umicore

DUBLIN, Dec. 7, 2020 -- The "Global Automotive Catalyst Market (by Metal, Vehicle Type and Region): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Parts Die Casting Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast Report 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Parts Die Casting Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast Report 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Parts Die Casting Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Automotive Die Casting Market is expected to register a CAGR of over 6.19% during the forecast period (2020 - 2025). The market studied is largely driven by supp ... Continue reading

Greenland Technologies Holding Launches New Division; Company Enters the Electric Industrial Vehicle Market

Greenland Technologies Holding Launches New Division; Company Enters the Electric Industrial Vehicle Market

HOWELL, N.J., Dec. 7, 2020 -- Greenland Technologies Holding Corporation ("Greenland"), a technology developer and manufacturer of forklift transmission and drivetrain systems, announced today the launch of a new division focused on the electric industrial vehicle market, a new market that the Company intends to develo ... Continue reading

HiBid.com Auctions Generate Over $27.4M in Sales in a Record-Breaking Week; Bidding Now Open for Baseball Cards, Jewelry, Vintage Motorcycles, Arcade Games, and More

HiBid.com Auctions Generate Over $27.4M in Sales in a Record-Breaking Week; Bidding Now Open for Baseball Cards, Jewelry, Vintage Motorcycles, Arcade Games, and More

OCALA, Fla., Dec. 7, 2020 -- Auctions hosted through HiBid.com generated more than $27.4 million (gross auction proceeds) in sales last week, with a total of 828 auctions held from November 23rd through the 29th. More than 880,000 bidders submitted 1.45 million bids each day, on average, which resulted in a total of mo ... Continue reading

Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) Market Players Likely to Gather Promising Demand Avenues from Automotive Sector: TMR

Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) Market Players Likely to Gather Promising Demand Avenues from Automotive Sector: TMR

ALBANY, N.Y, Dec. 7, 2020 -- Hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) is gathering traction across numerous end-use industries including automotive industry. ... Continue reading

HyreCar Selects Aon as Its Risk Management Partner

HyreCar Selects Aon as Its Risk Management Partner

LOS ANGELES--HyreCar Inc. , the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing and delivery, today announced that Aon , a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, will serve as its digital economy broker of record as it expands its carsharing services. Aon is a ... Continue reading

Iteris Announces Acquisition of TrafficCast International, Inc.

Iteris Announces Acquisition of TrafficCast International, Inc.

SANTA ANA, Calif.--Iteris, Inc. , the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced its acquisition of TrafficCast International, Inc. (TrafficCast), a privately held company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin that provides travel information technology, applications and content to media, ... Continue reading

Lion Electric Signs Reseller Agreement with ChargePoint

Lion Electric Signs Reseller Agreement with ChargePoint

MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2020 - Lion Electric (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, announced today that it entered into a reseller agreement with ChargePoint, one of world's largest electric vehicle (EV) charging networks. ... Continue reading

Penske Truck Leasing Offers Businesses Deal to Upgrade Fleet for the New Year

Penske Truck Leasing Offers Businesses Deal to Upgrade Fleet for the New Year

READING, Pa., Dec. 7, 2020 -- Penske Truck Leasing offers truck fleets a way to free up capital, make money and eliminate a lot of complexity ahead of 2021 with its Sell2Lease Program. The transportation company's program offers an easy way for businesses to get out of existing trucks and into new, top-of-the-line le ... Continue reading

Stepping into a New Era, Global Transformation Begins

Stepping into a New Era, Global Transformation Begins

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2020 -- The year has changed the world we live in. ... Continue reading

Thanksgiving Week Gasoline Consumption in the United States Lowest Since 1997, Exclusive OPIS by IHS Markit Survey Finds

Thanksgiving Week Gasoline Consumption in the United States Lowest Since 1997, Exclusive OPIS by IHS Markit Survey Finds

GAITHERSBURG, Md.--U.S. motorists stayed off the road during the Thanksgiving holiday in overwhelming numbers as the coronavirus surged across the country, according to the latest weekly survey of retail fuel stations by OPIS, an IHS Markit company. Gasoline sales fell a staggering 8.4% (nearly 185 million less gallons ... Continue reading

Wounded Warrior Project Expands Support for Wounded Veterans and their Families with New Funding and Partnerships for 2021

Wounded Warrior Project Expands Support for Wounded Veterans and their Families with New Funding and Partnerships for 2021

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2020 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) expanded partnerships to include 12 new and existing veteran and military service organizations to help meet the needs of our nation's wounded, ill, and injured veterans and their families. ... Continue reading

The Incredible Edible Car - Squirrel Buffet On Wheels

The Incredible Edible Car - Squirrel Buffet On Wheels

In recent years, the auto industry has become very focused on the initiative to “go green” with a major shift to try and reduce reliance on petroleum based products. This has led to a whole variety of car parts being made from different organic substances such as soy, corn, sugar cane, recycled wood, castor beans, ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary - December 7, 2020

NHTSA Recall Summary - December 7, 2020

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles 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

2020 Subaru Outback First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Subaru Outback First Drive Review By Larry Nutson

On the road with this 182-HP Outback acceleration and overall performance is very good. I really liked the calibration of the CVT automatic which also has an 8-speed manual mode controlled with shift paddles. There’s low engine noise, unlike many other CVT-equipped vehicles. . ... Continue reading

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