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Kia Recall - Turn Signals Crossed Up

Kia Recall - Turn Signals Crossed Up

September 17, 2021 NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V725000Turn Signal May Activate in Wrong Direction A turn signal activating in the opposite direction of what was intended by the driver increases the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V725000 Manufacturer Kia Motors America Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, ELECTRICAL SY ... Continue reading

AutoLeap Announces $18 Million Series A Funding Led By Bain Capital Ventures

AutoLeap Announces $18 Million Series A Funding Led By Bain Capital Ventures

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2021 AutoLeap, an auto repair software company serving the automotive repair industry, has raised $18 million in a Series A round. ... Continue reading

FCA Reports Third-quarter 2021 U.S. Sales

FCA Reports Third-quarter 2021 U.S. Sales

Jeep® Grand Cherokee total sales up 45% year-over-year; retail sales up 47% Best third quarter ever for Jeep Gladiator; total sales up 2%, retail sales up 3% Ram ProMaster Van total sales up 26%; best third quarter ever for retail sales Dodge Durango best calendar year-to-date retail sales since 2005 Alfa Romeo total ... Continue reading

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS SEPTEMBER 2021 SALES

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS SEPTEMBER 2021 SALES

CAMDEN, N.J. – October 1, 2021 – Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 42,054 vehicle sales for September 2021, a 30 percent decrease compared with record September 2020 (60,103) due to inventory constraints caused by the global microchip shortage. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 462,802, a six ( ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports Q3 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW of North America Reports Q3 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

Q3 2021 BMW Brand Sales Rise 8.7% vs Q3 2020. Year-to-Date BMW Brand Sales Up 35.4% vs 2020. ... Continue reading

American Honda 3Q 2021 Financials

American Honda 3Q 2021 Financials

October 1, 2021 Honda trucks persevere with all-time best month for Passport; HR-V posts all-time best September & Q3 Sales of Honda electrified vehicles set new annual sales mark during Q3; Insight sets September record Acura TLX drives brand to best Q3 sedan sales since 2017; ... Continue reading

GM 3Q 2021 Financial Report

GM 3Q 2021 Financial Report

DETROIT — General Motors Co. dealers delivered 446,997 vehicles in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2021, down 218,195 units from a year ago as a result of semiconductor supply chain disruptions and historically low inventories. ... Continue reading

Electric Truck News: Taiwan's Foxconn iPhone Maker Buys Failing Lordstown Ohio Electric Truck Plant

Electric Truck News: Taiwan's Foxconn iPhone Maker Buys Failing Lordstown Ohio Electric Truck Plant

Partnership to work jointly on scalable electric vehicle programs at Lordstown Motors’ assembly plant in Ohio Lordstown Motors Corp. (“Lordstown Motors”) , a provider of electric light duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, and global technology company Hon Hai Technology Group (“Foxconn”) (TWSE: ... Continue reading

Hyundai News: Hyundai Motor America Reports September and Q3 2021 Sales

Hyundai News: Hyundai Motor America Reports September and Q3 2021 Sales

– Hyundai Motor America reported total September sales of 53,800 units, a 2% decrease compared with September 2020. ... Continue reading

Autonomous Vehicle News: California Approves Replacing Human Drivers With Digital Robots

Autonomous Vehicle News: California Approves Replacing Human Drivers With Digital Robots

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles today issued autonomous vehicle deployment permits to Cruise LLC and Waymo LLC, allowing the companies to charge a fee and receive compensation for autonomous services offered to the public. Unlike an autonomous testing permit, which limits the compensation tha ... Continue reading

NASA to Host Briefings, Interviews for Next Crew Mission with SpaceX

NASA to Host Briefings, Interviews for Next Crew Mission with SpaceX

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2021 -- NASA will highlight the next crew rotation flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft carrying astronauts to the International Space Station with a pair of virtual media briefings Wednesday, Oct. ... Continue reading

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing comienza la producción del Toyota Corolla Cross 2022

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing comienza la producción del Toyota Corolla Cross 2022

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, 30 de septiembre de 2021-- Con la opresión de un botón y un motor que cobra vida, Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) y sus más de 2,000 miembros del equipo celebraron el inicio de la producción del nuevo Corolla Cross 2022. MTM, la única instalación norteamericana que fabrica el Corolla Cross, ... Continue reading

Connected Innovation Intelligence to Drive the Agenda for Annual Frontier Conference Hosted by PatSnap

Connected Innovation Intelligence to Drive the Agenda for Annual Frontier Conference Hosted by PatSnap

TORONTO--PatSnap, provider of the world’s leading Connected Innovation Intelligence platform, has revealed the agenda for its annual Frontier conference, which will take place virtually on October 14, 2021. Following the breakout success of last year’s Frontier conference, which featured internationally recognized ... Continue reading

Tesla hiring surpasses pre-COVID-19 level, but finds talent supply elusive, reveals GlobalData

Tesla hiring surpasses pre-COVID-19 level, but finds talent supply elusive, reveals GlobalData

NEWS RELEASE  Image     For immediate release: 01 October 2021 Tesla hiring surpasses pre-COVID-19 level, but finds talent supply elusive, reveals GlobalData With over 6,500 active jobs open for recruitment in September 2021*, Tesla has surpassed pre-COVID-19 hiring activity. However, the California-base ... Continue reading

Automotive Filters Market worth $23.1 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Automotive Filters Market worth $23.1 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2021 -- According to the new market research report "Automotive Filters Market by Filter Type (Air, Fuel, Oil, Cabin, Coolant, Brake Dust, Oil Separator, Transmission, Steering, Dryer Cartridge, EMI/EMC, Coolant Particle), Air & Cabin Filter Media, Fuel & Vehicle Type, Aftermarket - Global Forecast to ... Continue reading

Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy Complete Combination, Forming Coterra Energy

Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy Complete Combination, Forming Coterra Energy

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2021 -- Coterra Energy Inc. ("Coterra" or the "Company") today announced the successful completion of the combination of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ("Cabot") and Cimarex Energy Co. ... Continue reading

Cummins Encourages Congress to Pass 265800 Bill to Combat Climate Change and Invest in a Decarbonized Future

Cummins Encourages Congress to Pass 265800 Bill to Combat Climate Change and Invest in a Decarbonized Future

COLUMBUS, Ind.--Cummins Inc. today announced its support for the climate change provisions of the reconciliation bill and encourages Congress to pass the legislation. The path to a decarbonized and sustainable future requires the engagement of everyone – government, businesses of all sizes, as well as communities and ... Continue reading

Shareholders decide on spin-off of Daimler Truck

Shareholders decide on spin-off of Daimler Truck

STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 1, 2021 -- Extraordinary General Meeting on the historic realignment of Daimler AG Initial listing of Daimler Truck Holding AG anticipated by end of 2021 Daimler AG to focus on cars and vans in the luxury and premium segment Renaming of Daimler AG as Mercedes-Benz Group AG planned for February ... Continue reading

Auto Dealer News: New Car Dealers In Jeopardy; China's Evolving Automobile Sales Model

Auto Dealer News: New Car Dealers In Jeopardy; China's Evolving Automobile Sales Model

SHANGHAI, Oct. 1, 2021 -- Cango Inc. ("Cango" or the "Company") is issuing a bi-monthly industry insight publication called "CANGO Auto View" to bring readers, drivers and passengers up to speed on the automobile market's emerging trends. ... Continue reading

Fisker Inc. to Establish Specialty Engineering Division in United Kingdom; David King to Run New Operation

Fisker Inc. to Establish Specialty Engineering Division in United Kingdom; David King to Run New Operation

The Fisker Magic Works, its UK-based specialty vehicle engineering and development division. Highly respected industry veteran, David King, will lead the new division as senior vice president of engineering. ... Continue reading

Kia News: Kia America Sets Best-Ever Third Quarter Sales Performance In Company History

Kia News: Kia America Sets Best-Ever Third Quarter Sales Performance In Company History

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2021 -- Kia America today announced September sales of 52,906 units, led by Forte and Telluride models, which accelerated Kia to its best-ever third quarter sales in company history for a total of 177,014 units sold. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi News: All-New Outlander PHEV Model Preview

Mitsubishi News: All-New Outlander PHEV Model Preview

TOKYO, Oct. 1, 2021 -- Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will use an evolved version of Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC)* system in its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV, which is scheduled for launch in Japan in the second half of this fiscal year** and in the U.S. in the second half ... Continue reading

Toyota News: Toyota Tunes into Manufacturing Month

Toyota News: Toyota Tunes into Manufacturing Month

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 -- Toyota kicks off Manufacturing month with a behind-the-scenes video tour at eight of its ten U.S. manufacturing facilities. ... Continue reading

Hyundai News: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid - Review by Mark Fulmer

Hyundai News: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid. The Tucson Hybrid follows the successful Hyundai strategy of of presenting unique styling, enhanced value, advanced powertrains, and safety. Even in the crowded SUV market, the Tucson competes by giving buyers some interesting design accents. ... Continue reading

2021 Kia K5 - Review by Larry Nutson

2021 Kia K5 - Review by Larry Nutson

Kia pulled out all the stops for this replacement for its long-running Optima midsize sedan, adding performance and optional all-wheel drive. The Optima was a bellwether of Kia’s steady march from econo-brand to a design and value leader. The K5 continues that, generating interest in the sedan as SUVs surged to 65% o ... Continue reading

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