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2020 Subaru Outback Chosen for Autotrader "Best Cars for Dog Lovers" List

2020 Subaru Outback Chosen for Autotrader "Best Cars for Dog Lovers" List

CAMDEN, N.J., Aug. 27, 2020 -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the 2020 Subaru Outback has been named to Autotrader's 10 Best Cars for Dog Lovers list. ... Continue reading

CARFAX and Primeritus Agree to Resolve Pending Litigation

CARFAX and Primeritus Agree to Resolve Pending Litigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2020 -- CARFAX and Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. have amicably resolved their dispute filed in U.S. District Court in Virginia relating to access to data through myCARFAX.  Both feel strongly about their positions and the claims and defenses they have against each other, but decided it ... Continue reading

Recaro's First-Ever Off-Road Seats

Recaro's First-Ever Off-Road Seats

U.S. light-truck sales grew nearly eight percent in recent years alone — a level that car sales have never reached. The rising number of recreational parks/courses and changes in off-road regulations are a few of the big factors driving this market growth in the U.S. Recaro Automotive Seating is at the forefront ... Continue reading

Honda Unveils 2020 Civic Type R Pace Car

Honda Unveils 2020 Civic Type R Pace Car

Honda today unveiled the new 2020 Honda Civic Type R Pace Car, which will lead the NTT INDYCAR SERIES field to the green flag for this weekend's Bommarito Automotive Group doubleheader race weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway, just outside St. ... Continue reading

AutoFi Shifts Into High Gear Due to Market Growth in Online Vehicle Purchases

AutoFi Shifts Into High Gear Due to Market Growth in Online Vehicle Purchases

SAN FRANCISCO--A silver lining of the COVID-19 cloud has been rapid innovation within the automotive industry despite showroom closures. Car dealers have quickly responded to consumer preferences for a low-touch buying experience. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Launches New MiGEAR Merchandise Line

Mitsubishi Motors Launches New MiGEAR Merchandise Line

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2020 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced the launch of its new MiGEAR merchandise collection. ... Continue reading

North American Motor Car Shifts into High Gear with Groundbreaking on New Facilities

North American Motor Car Shifts into High Gear with Groundbreaking on New Facilities

DANBURY, Conn., Aug. 27, 2020 -- On September 3, North American Motor Car will break ground on two new buildings at 32 Miry Brook Road in Danbury, Connecticut, adjacent to the Danbury Airport. ... Continue reading

Professional Drivers to Be Celebrated at TravelCenters of America

Professional Drivers to Be Celebrated at TravelCenters of America

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Photo: Business Wire) WESTLAKE, Ohio--TravelCenters of America Inc. , nationwide operator of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, is celebrating its valued professional driver customers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 13-19, and th ... Continue reading

Shopmonkey raises $25 million Series B to help the surge of auto shops looking to modernize and thrive

Shopmonkey raises $25 million Series B to help the surge of auto shops looking to modernize and thrive

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 -- Shopmonkey, a San Jose, California-based software company serving the automotive industry, has raised $25 million in its Series B led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Index Ventures, e.ventures and I2BF—bringing the total capital raised to $35 million in just 11 ... Continue reading

Thousands of New Free Stock Photos and Illustrations Available as Freerange Stock Passes 750,000 Members

Thousands of New Free Stock Photos and Illustrations Available as Freerange Stock Passes 750,000 Members

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 27, 2020 -- Leading free image provider Freerange Stock - trusted as a supplier of high-quality, legally sourced, free stock photos for over 12 years - is in the process of adding thousands of high-quality images to its existing collection at https://freerangestock.com. ... Continue reading

Waze Helps Canadian Drivers Find and Navigate to COVID-19 Testing Centres Through Partnership With Clinia

Waze Helps Canadian Drivers Find and Navigate to COVID-19 Testing Centres Through Partnership With Clinia

NEW YORK & MONTREAL--Waze, the platform bringing together communities on and off the road, today announced Canadians can search and find COVID-19 testing and screening locations within Waze, using data provided by Montreal-based Clinia Health Inc. Waze and Clinia hope the data partnership will make it easier to find an ... Continue reading

10 Most KBB Awarded Cars & Most KBB Awarded Brands of 2020

10 Most KBB Awarded Cars & Most KBB Awarded Brands of 2020

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 -- In this age of uncertainty, car buyers are looking for vehicles and brands they can trust to take on the road ahead. ... Continue reading

Americans are Embracing the Return of the Road Trip

Americans are Embracing the Return of the Road Trip

Revival of the Great American Road Trip, which looks at how the pandemic is creating a revival that may bring road trips back to the level of popularity they experienced from the 1930s until the 1980s. The paper features both historical context and current insights from thought leaders, like Jeff Cavins, CEO of Outdoor ... Continue reading

Best Labor Day 2020 New Car Deals

Best Labor Day 2020 New Car Deals

U.S. News & World Report unveiled the Best Labor Day Car Deals for 2020. ... Continue reading

Enjoy This Great Drive: The Roads Of Rocky Mountain National Park

Enjoy This Great Drive: The Roads Of Rocky Mountain National Park

The road system of Rocky Mountain National Park offers visitors access to diverse ecosystems characterizing the higher regions of the central Rocky Mountains. The roads take visitors through lowland meadows and aspen groves, along swift-flowing rivers and up through subalpine forests to more than 12,000 feet in elevati ... Continue reading

Ford Recall, Lincoln Recall

Ford Recall, Lincoln Recall

Aug. 25, 2020 – Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for 528 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. ... Continue reading

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz SL Tested

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz SL Tested

The legend lives on: pre-production vehicles of the new SL Roadster embark on extensive road tests: Comprehensive practical trials of the new edition of the roadster icon in full swing Affalterbach August 27, 2020; . The next generation of the legendary SL Roadster is going back to its roots, which lay in motorsport ba ... Continue reading

2021 Nissan GT-R and 2021 Nissan GT-R NISMO U.S. Pricing

2021 Nissan GT-R and 2021 Nissan GT-R NISMO U.S. Pricing

Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the 2021 Nissan GT-R Premium and GT-R NISMO models, which are on sale now at select U.S. Nissan dealers with starting MSRPs1 of $113,540 and $210,740 respectively. ... Continue reading

EV Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

EV Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

Almost Everything you wanted to know about EVs (but might be afraid to ask) The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a worldwide strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Sporting all the attributes that have made VW a consumer favorite ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

When it comes to cars, it’s my job to nitpick. I’m here to tell you, the reader, the good and the bad about a particular car - its strengths and weaknesses, what it might be like to live with on a daily basis. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Review by Mark Fulmer

One year after its redesign, this midsized SUV has simplified its trims and added some cool tech and outstanding safety features. After all it's been a sweet driving vehicle throughout its 19 year lifespan. ... Continue reading

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