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Toyota Announces Pricing on All-New 2022 GR86

Toyota Announces Pricing on All-New 2022 GR86

Modern sports car designed by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts Precision handling, low center of gravity and near perfect balance 2.4L flat-four engine rewards drivers with peak torque at lower RPM Functional vents and spoilers maximize aerodynamics and stability Updated interior features new seating, digital display and m ... Continue reading

All-Electric bZ4X Production Model Announced in Japan

All-Electric bZ4X Production Model Announced in Japan

PLANO, Texas (October 28, 2021) – Toyota took another step forward along its electrification leadership journey with the global announcement of the Toyota bZ4X all-electric BEV production model. https://global.toyota/en/newsroom/toyota/36254760.html The bZ4X is part of Toyota’s “beyond Zero” brand umbrella for ... Continue reading

Toyota’s First U.S. Vehicle Plant Shifts Transformation into High Gear

Toyota’s First U.S. Vehicle Plant Shifts Transformation into High Gear

$461 Million Investment, 1,400 Direct Jobs Helps Modernize Facility, Increases Production Flexibility And Supports Carbon Neutrality GEORGETOWN, Ky. (October 29, 2021) – You might think Toyota Kentucky (TMMK) has seen it all during its 35-year history. ... Continue reading

Amazon Bought More From Rivian Than Trucks - How About 20% Of Their Company

Amazon Bought More From Rivian Than Trucks - How About 20% Of Their Company

Oct 29, 2021; Reuters reported that Amazon.com Inc, an early backer of Rivian Automotive, now owns about a fifth of the electric-truck maker, the e-commerce giant disclosed in a quarterly filing on Friday. Ford Motor Co F.N, which has a strategic relationship with Rivian, removed a representative from the startup's boa ... Continue reading

Carnival Mardi Gras Gets Its Groove On And Raises Record Amount For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Carnival Mardi Gras Gets Its Groove On And Raises Record Amount For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2021 -- ABOARD CARNIVAL MARDI GRAS -- The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras continued today while at sea, as the ship's Godmother Kimberly Jiménez, along with Miss Universe Andrea Meza and other Miss Universe titleholders, joined Cruise Director Mike Pack and ... Continue reading

LG Smart TVs Now Feature Auto Switching To Filmmaker Mode™ On Prime Video Content

LG Smart TVs Now Feature Auto Switching To Filmmaker Mode™ On Prime Video Content

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2021 -- Starting this week, LG begins rolling out a feature update which will enable all LG 2020 and 2021 4K and K HUD Smart TV customers around the world to automatically be able to view movies and series on Prime Video in Filmmaker Mode™, allowing them a viewing experience the way t ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Showcases Automotive Lidar Solutions at Auto Guangzhou 2021

Velodyne Lidar Showcases Automotive Lidar Solutions at Auto Guangzhou 2021

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail At its Auto Guangzhou 2021 booth (Hall B, Booth C11), Velodyne Lidar will showcase the classic Puck series and Alpha Prime (center) lidar sensors, as well as advanced solid state lidar sensors, Velarray H800 (right) and Velarray M1600 (left). (Photo Credit: Velodyne Lidar) At its Auto ... Continue reading

An $8.8 Billion Automotive Ignition System Market in 2020 - Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2015-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

An $8.8 Billion Automotive Ignition System Market in 2020 - Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2015-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Ignition System Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global automotive ignition system market reached a value of US$ 8.8 Billion in 2020. ... Continue reading

Cart.com Names Industry Veteran Kate Gunning as Head of Marketing

Cart.com Names Industry Veteran Kate Gunning as Head of Marketing

HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2021 -- Cart.com, the first end-to-end ecommerce services provider, today announced its appointment of industry veteran Kate Gunning as head of marketing. ... Continue reading

Dodge Teases New Performance Initiatives at Dodge//SRT NHRA Nationals

Dodge Teases New Performance Initiatives at Dodge//SRT NHRA Nationals

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 29, 2021 -- The Dodge brand is doubling down on its role as a pure performance brand with a sneak peek at one of two new performance-based programs set to be announced in early November. ... Continue reading

EVgo Applauds LADWP Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Rates and Streamlined Development Processes and Accelerates Construction of New Fast Charging Stations Within LADWP Territory

EVgo Applauds LADWP Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Rates and Streamlined Development Processes and Accelerates Construction of New Fast Charging Stations Within LADWP Territory

LOS ANGELES--EVgo Inc. , a first mover in fleet electrification and owner and operator of the nation’s largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) and first powered by 100% renewable electricity, will accelerate construction of new EV charging sites — in addition to the 18 sites already live wi ... Continue reading

Hagerty to Host 2021 Capital Markets Showcase on November 17th

Hagerty to Host 2021 Capital Markets Showcase on November 17th

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2021 -- Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand and leading specialty insurance provider focused on the global automotive enthusiast market, announced today that it will webcast its 2021 Capital Markets Showcase on Wednesday, November 17th, from its Garage + Social location in Bedford Hill ... Continue reading

Helbiz Launches Fleet of E-Scooters in Sacramento, California

Helbiz Launches Fleet of E-Scooters in Sacramento, California

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Helbiz Launches Fleet of E-Scooters in Sacramento, California (Photo: Business Wire) Helbiz Launches Fleet of E-Scooters in Sacramento, California (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Helbiz Inc. , a global leade ... Continue reading

In-Wheel Motor Market worth $4,395 million by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

In-Wheel Motor Market worth $4,395 million by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2021 -- According to the new market research report "In-Wheel Motor Market by Propulsion (BEV, HEV, PHEV & FCEV), Vehicle Type (PC & CV), Motor (Axial & Radial), Cooling (Air & Liquid), Power Output (Up to 60 kW, 60-90 kW & Above 90 kW), Vehicle Class, Motor Weight, and Region - Global Forecast to 202 ... Continue reading

North American and European Commercial Vehicle Electric Drivetrain Growth Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

North American and European Commercial Vehicle Electric Drivetrain Growth Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "North American and European Commercial Vehicle Electric Drivetrain Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The shift to electric powertrain calls for significant changes in vehicle architecture and design to accommodate critical power components such as batteries, ... Continue reading

Subaru Of America And Philadelphia Union Unveil Subaru Esports Hub

Subaru Of America And Philadelphia Union Unveil Subaru Esports Hub

CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 29, 2021 -- Subaru of America, Inc. and the Philadelphia Union today unveiled the Subaru Esports Hub, an ultra modern esports facility that is one of the first fully operational gaming centers in a MLS stadium. ... Continue reading

Worldwide Automotive Valves Industry to 2026 - Aftermarket Business is Expected to Grow Significantly - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Worldwide Automotive Valves Industry to 2026 - Aftermarket Business is Expected to Grow Significantly - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Valves Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The automotive valves market was valued at USD 30 Billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 40 Billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 5% during the forecas ... Continue reading

LA Auto Show Announces "THE ZEVAS" Finalists

LA Auto Show Announces "THE ZEVAS" Finalists

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2021 -- The Los Angeles Auto Show® (LA Auto Show®), the leading automotive and lifestyle in-person event, today announced the finalists for its inaugural zero-emission vehicle awards program—THE ZEVAS™—powered by Electrify America. ... Continue reading

Honda Civic Wins 2021 Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best User Experience Awards

Honda Civic Wins 2021 Wards 10 Best Interiors and Wards 10 Best User Experience Awards

October 29, 2021 — TORRANCE, Calif. The 2022 Honda Civic's simple and clean interior design approach brings home Wards 10 Best Interiors award Original Honda design approach of ... Continue reading

Honda SEMA Offerings: Debut of 2022 Honda Civic Si Race Cars, Overlanding Honda Passport TrailSport rucks

Honda SEMA Offerings: Debut of 2022 Honda Civic Si Race Cars, Overlanding Honda Passport TrailSport rucks

October 26, 2021 — TORRANCE, Calif. All-New HPD Civic Si race car is a prototype for entry-level touring car racing Team Honda Research West Civic Si race car to run at legendary 25 Hours of Thunderhill Overlanding is celebrated with Passport TrailSport Rugged Roads Project 2.0, Ridgeline HPD Trail Tour Project and A ... Continue reading

The Tie Breaker

The Tie Breaker

The Auto Channel, the Only Logical Program Choice to Increase Your Station’s Share of Local Auto Dealer Advertising Revenue. Why waste your station’s D2 or D3 Channel on an impossible to monetize hard to sell, impossible to promote “evergreen” programming when you can now establish your station as “The Auto C ... Continue reading

Best Car Technologies of the Last Decade

Best Car Technologies of the Last Decade

The automotive industry has seen a lot of disruptive innovation over the past ten years. Smart gadgets, electric cars, advanced safety systems, and other car technologies have completely transformed the driving experience. ... Continue reading

COX Automotive News Summary - October 29, 2021

COX Automotive News Summary - October 29, 2021

Auto Market Report video published this morning that new-vehicle sales have clearly stabilized so far in October with inventory slowly improving. ... Continue reading

NEAT Implementation Will Increase Motorist Demand For "Grown In America" Ethanol Fuels - Just Give It A Chance!

NEAT Implementation Will Increase Motorist Demand For "Grown In America" Ethanol Fuels - Just Give It A Chance!

As an enthusiastic advocate for ethanol fuel The Auto Channel applauds more research into innovations for the production, distribution and consumer benefits of the only realistic near term green alt-fuel solution. ... Continue reading

BENTLEY FLYING SPUR HYBRID GOES GREEN CROSSES ICELAND ON E-100 ETHANOL AND GREEN ELECTRIC

BENTLEY FLYING SPUR HYBRID GOES GREEN CROSSES ICELAND ON E-100 ETHANOL AND GREEN ELECTRIC

Using only energy from waste straw and the power of the planet, an engineering prototype Flying Spur Hybrid has completed a dramatic test as part of the car’s sign off and Bentley’s development of renewable fuels. The Azure Purple Flying Spur Hybrid covered the 733 km (455 miles) required to drive across Iceland in ... Continue reading

Introducing the New Range Rover: Breathtaking Modernity, Peerless Refinement and Incredible Capability +VIDEO

Introducing the New Range Rover: Breathtaking Modernity, Peerless Refinement and Incredible Capability +VIDEO

The New Range Rover leads by example with breath-taking modernity, peerless refinement and renown Land Rover capability informed by over 50 years of evolution ... Continue reading

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