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Car Storage and Event Space To Open In Lousiville

Car Storage and Event Space To Open In Lousiville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Eleanor Tolbert) October 4, 2021; WLKY reported that a new spot for car enthusiasts is opening up in South Louisville, according to Louisville Business First. ... Continue reading

Keeping Up With EV Motoring October 4, 2021

Keeping Up With EV Motoring October 4, 2021

October 4, 2021 Toyota’s autonomous division just bought the company that made a self-driving DeLorean do donuts The Verge GM's Cruise, Alphabet's Waymo win permits to offer self-driving rides Reuters Goodyear invests in autonomous trucking company Gatik Fleet Equipment Magazine Daimler, Torc move forward with autono ... Continue reading

Lowering the initial cost of EV's

Lowering the initial cost of EV's

That’s the message from ESI Automotive at a time when the US is pushing for half of new cars sold in the country to be battery-powered by the end of the decade. The Biden administration recently stated its intent to invest billions of dollars into charging stations for EVs and introduce point-of-sale rebates for cons ... Continue reading

Consumer Alert: CUB Launches Online Help Center As Natural Gas Prices Surge At Double Or Nearly Triple Last Year's Levels

Consumer Alert: CUB Launches Online Help Center As Natural Gas Prices Surge At Double Or Nearly Triple Last Year's Levels

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2021 -- With consumers facing the possibility of hundreds of dollars in higher heating bills this winter due to skyrocketing natural gas prices and out-of-control utility spending, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Monday launched an online help center to advise gas customers on how to soften the bl ... Continue reading

El Civic Type R de última generación está listo para las pruebas de Nürburgring

El Civic Type R de última generación está listo para las pruebas de Nürburgring

TORRANCE, California, 4 de octubre de 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Continúa el desarrollo del Honda Civic Type R con mejor rendimiento de la historia. En 2022 se lanza el nuevo Civic Type R. #HondaCivic #TypeR Development of the best performing Honda Civic Type R ever continues. ... Continue reading

Engine No. 1 Announces Support for General Motors Co.’s Transformative Electric Vehicle Plan in Advance of Automaker’s Investment Day

Engine No. 1 Announces Support for General Motors Co.’s Transformative Electric Vehicle Plan in Advance of Automaker’s Investment Day

SAN FRANCISCO--Engine No. 1, an investment firm that drives performance by tying companies’ social and environmental actions to economic outcomes, today formally announced its investment in and support for General Motors Co.’s (GM’s) vision to transform its business to create an all-electric fleet and enhance lon ... Continue reading

Europe Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand Customer Survey Report 2021

Europe Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand Customer Survey Report 2021

DUBLIN, Oct. 4, 2021 -- The "Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand - Europe, Voice of Customer, 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

First-Ever U.S. Auto Tech National Championship Qualifying Event Comes To The Boston Area October 7th - 9th

First-Ever U.S. Auto Tech National Championship Qualifying Event Comes To The Boston Area October 7th - 9th

SYCAMORE, Ill., Oct. 4, 2021 -- IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., a family business that designs and manufactures products for the professional trades, and Intersport, an independent award-winning marketing agency headquartered in Chicago, have announced the inaugural U.S. Auto Technician National Championship (USATNC) competit ... Continue reading

Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook 2021: Average Miles Driven and Spend Per Vehicle to Rise Sharply, Resulting in Transformational Growth

Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook 2021: Average Miles Driven and Spend Per Vehicle to Rise Sharply, Resulting in Transformational Growth

DUBLIN, Oct. 4, 2021 -- The "Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook, 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Group 1 Automotive Announces Acquisition of Two Dealerships in Texas

Group 1 Automotive Announces Acquisition of Two Dealerships in Texas

HOUSTON, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. , ("Group 1" or the "Company" or the "Buyer"), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer with 190 dealerships located in the U.S., U.K., and Brazil, today announced the acquisition of Classic Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Denton and Classic Mazda of Denton withi ... Continue reading

Nexteer Automotive Named 2021 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch for Steer-by-Wire with Stowable Steering Column

Nexteer Automotive Named 2021 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch for Steer-by-Wire with Stowable Steering Column

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 4, 2021 -- Nexteer Automotive has been recognized as a 2021 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch for its innovative combination of Steer-by-Wire (SbW) with Stowable Steering Column technologies. ... Continue reading

vAuto SnapLot 360 Teams Up With Autotrader to Deliver Immersive Vehicle Merchandising and Extend Shopping Radius

vAuto SnapLot 360 Teams Up With Autotrader to Deliver Immersive Vehicle Merchandising and Extend Shopping Radius

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Oct. 4, 2021 -- vAuto SnapLot 360, a leading auto inventory solution that provides 360-degree imaging, announced today an expanded offering with Autotrader's Market Extension and Market Extension Essential products. ... Continue reading

November the most dangerous month for animal collisions

November the most dangerous month for animal collisions

The memory of hitting an animal while driving can be hard to forget, even for a very young child. It was a sunny morning. ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive Names Industry Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer for EchoPark Automotive

Sonic Automotive Names Industry Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer for EchoPark Automotive

Dino Bernacchi as Chief Marketing Officer of EchoPark Automotive, the Company’s growing nationwide pre-owned vehicle segment, effective October 4, 2021. Bernacchi joins EchoPark Automotive after most recently serving as the Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Cleveland Browns NFL franchise. ... Continue reading

Hispano Suiza and Power Electronics announce a collaboration agreement

Hispano Suiza and Power Electronics announce a collaboration agreement

Valencia (Spain), 4 October 2021 – Legendary automotive Brand Hispano Suiza and Power Electronics, world leader in sustainable energy, signed today an alliance that will be officially presented at the next Intersolar Europe fair, which will take place in Munich (Germany) from October 6 to 8. Visitors to the Exhibitio ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Reports 3Q and September 2021 US Sales

Volkswagen Reports 3Q and September 2021 US Sales

SportWagen, Tiguan Limited and Touareg vehicles. About VolkswagenFounded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is an operating unit of Volkswagen Group of America and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, with headquarters in Herndon, Virginia. ... Continue reading

Ford 3Q 2021 And September 2021 Sales Results

Ford 3Q 2021 And September 2021 Sales Results

Download full release PDF DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 4, 2021 – Ford Motor Company today reported its September 2021 U.S. sales results. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors North America Announces Third-Quarter 2021 Sales

Mitsubishi Motors North America Announces Third-Quarter 2021 Sales

Best-ever dealer-retail sales of Outlander across a single quarter Best-ever dealer-retail sales of Outlander for a single month since the nameplate launched in 2002, recorded in September Total third-quarter Outlander sales up 34% YOY Best-ever dealer-retail sales for Eclipse Cross in the third quater September total ... Continue reading

Volvo Cars reports 17.6 per cent global sales growth in the first nine months of 2021

Volvo Cars reports 17.6 per cent global sales growth in the first nine months of 2021

Volvo Cars sold 530,649 cars in the first nine months of 2021, up 17.6 per cent compared with the same period last year. Europe, China and the US all reported sales growth in the January-to-September period, despite a challenging year where Covid-19-related supplier shutdowns have caused a global material shortage. ... Continue reading

States With the Worst Drunk Driving Problems in 2021

States With the Worst Drunk Driving Problems in 2021

Since the 1980s, drunk driving has become less and less common in the United States, a trend reflected in a persistent drop in overall DUI arrests and fatalities over time. During this period, enforcement of DUI laws has grown more strict, which makes these statistical improvements more remarkable. ... Continue reading

1958 Volvo PV 544 - Before (Some Of You) You Were Born

1958 Volvo PV 544 - Before (Some Of You) You Were Born

In August 1958, the Volvo PV544, a more modern version of the PV444, was introduced. The changes were the most extensive since the PV444 had been presented in 1944.The body was given a larger, convex windscreen together with a larger rear window to improve visibility. ... Continue reading

Land Rover News: SAS Land Rover Gunship with machine guns for sale to the public this week

Land Rover News: SAS Land Rover Gunship with machine guns for sale to the public this week

this completely one-off 1984 LHD 109inch Series 3 Land Rover(r) 'Gunship' will become available to the public at RM Sotheby's Open Road auction, October 6th to 13th. The car was built at Land Rover's Solihull plant in 1984, and then utilised in mainland Europe, likely by the German military. Two military enthusiasts in ... Continue reading

Europe Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand: Voice of the Customer Report 2020-2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Europe Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand: Voice of the Customer Report 2020-2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Future of In-car Marketplace and Features on Demand - Europe, Voice of Customer, 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Despite having disrupted most markets in terms of sales and profitability, the pandemic has ignited the minds for building a safer and convenient environment. ... Continue reading

Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook Report 2021: Market Size & Opportunities in 2021 Given the Unique Challenges Posed by the Pandemic Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook Report 2021: Market Size & Opportunities in 2021 Given the Unique Challenges Posed by the Pandemic Recovery - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Medium/Heavy Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Outlook, 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The aim of this study is to identify the size of the global medium/heavy commercial vehicle aftermarket, and its growth opportunities in 2021, given the unique challenges posed by t ... Continue reading

So Much For Classified Secrets - Lockheed Martin Brags About Opening Intelligent, Advanced Hypersonic Strike Production Facility

So Much For Classified Secrets - Lockheed Martin Brags About Opening Intelligent, Advanced Hypersonic Strike Production Facility

COURTLAND, Ala., Oct. 4, 2021 -- Lockheed Martin is breaking barriers in hypersonic technology, adding to its world-class portfolio another milestone with the grand opening of an advanced production facility in Courtland, Alabama, focused on hypersonic strike production. ... Continue reading

LEGENDARY AUDI AND BMW DISPLAY ADDS UNIQUE OKTOBERFEST CONCOURS TO BICESTER HERITAGE’S OCTOBER SCRAMBLE

LEGENDARY AUDI AND BMW DISPLAY ADDS UNIQUE OKTOBERFEST CONCOURS TO BICESTER HERITAGE’S OCTOBER SCRAMBLE

The ‘Best of the Bavarians’ heritage display will include highlights such as Audi’s Sport quattro S1 E2 rally car and RS 2 Avant, facing off against BMW’s iconic 328 and 3.0CSL ‘Batmobile’, with a further roster of heritage vehicles to be unveiled on the day. ... Continue reading

Angus Lift Trucks Discusses about Technologies that Are Transforming the Forklift Industry

Angus Lift Trucks Discusses about Technologies that Are Transforming the Forklift Industry

LEICESTER, England, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Earlier this month, industry leader Angus Lift Trucks released a memo about the technology trends creating a mass evolution in the forklift industry. ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire Announces New Roadmaster® Steer Tire for Long-Haul Fleets

Cooper Tire Announces New Roadmaster® Steer Tire for Long-Haul Fleets

FINDLAY, Ohio--Cooper Tire’s Roadmaster brand has a new tire in its commercial long-haul lineup – the Roadmaster RM832+ EM™ steer tire. The new tire is SmartWay Verified and features 18/32nds of tread depth, along with a wide footprint, to help distribute weight more efficiently and ultimately improve treadwear. ... Continue reading

DESTEN Unveils the World's First EV Ultra-Fast Charging Technology for Indonesian Market

DESTEN Unveils the World's First EV Ultra-Fast Charging Technology for Indonesian Market

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 4, 2021  -- DESTEN, an ultra-fast charging battery pack and solution provider, is introducing the world's first ultra-fast charging solution alongside a DESTEN designed and engineered electric car which can charge from 0% to 80% state of charge in 4 minutes and 40 seconds. ... Continue reading

Edward-Elmhurst Health System Clears Up Confusion Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Edward-Elmhurst Health System Clears Up Confusion Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 4, 2021 -- To date, 185 million people in the U.S. have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with one of three vaccines: the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna mRNA vaccine, or the one-shot Janssen (J&J) vector vaccine. ... Continue reading

General Motors and Wolfspeed Forge Strategic Supplier Agreement to Leverage Silicon Carbide for GM’s Future Electric Vehicle Programs

General Motors and Wolfspeed Forge Strategic Supplier Agreement to Leverage Silicon Carbide for GM’s Future Electric Vehicle Programs

DETROIT & DURHAM, N.C.--Today, General Motors and Wolfspeed, Inc. announced a strategic supplier agreement to develop and provide silicon carbide power device solutions for GM’s future electric vehicle programs. Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices will enable GM to install more efficient EV propulsion systems that ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Electric Motors Sector Overview and Forecast Q3 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Electric Motors Sector Overview and Forecast Q3 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Electric Motors - Global Sector Overview and Forecast (Q3 2021 Update)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Electric motors perform a variety of functions that were formerly consigned to cranks, gears and levers. ... Continue reading

Global Car Care Products Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Car Care Products Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Car Care Products Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Car Cleaning Products, Car Wax), by Packaging Volume (501-999 mL, 251-500 mL), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global car care products market size i ... Continue reading

Global Off-the-Road Tire Market Report 2021-2026: Focus on Mining Vehicles, Construction & Industrial Vehicles, & Agricultural Vehicles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Off-the-Road Tire Market Report 2021-2026: Focus on Mining Vehicles, Construction & Industrial Vehicles, & Agricultural Vehicles - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Off-the-Road Tire Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global off-the-road tire market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. ... Continue reading

Global Stocks Fall as Oil Hits 3-Year High and China's Energy Crunch Fans Fears of Inflation

Global Stocks Fall as Oil Hits 3-Year High and China's Energy Crunch Fans Fears of Inflation

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2021 -- The ongoing energy crisis in China has resulted in a manufacturing crunch as factories in the country grapple with the ongoing energy shortages. ... Continue reading

 Li-Cycle to Host Inaugural Battery Recycling Day

 Li-Cycle to Host Inaugural Battery Recycling Day

TORONTO--Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. (“Li-Cycle” or “the Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced it will be hosting its inaugural Battery Recycling Day. Li-Cycle’s Battery Recycling Day will bring major p ... Continue reading

LIFTE H2 launches technology differentiated hydrogen infrastructure development service

LIFTE H2 launches technology differentiated hydrogen infrastructure development service

BOSTON and BERLIN, Oct. 4, 2021 -- LIFTE H2 is pleased to announce the expansion of their presence in Berlin and Boston and the launch of a technology differentiated project development service that delivers next-generation hydrogen infrastructure. ... Continue reading

Mercury Insurance Launches MercuryGO for Arizona Drivers

Mercury Insurance Launches MercuryGO for Arizona Drivers

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Today, Mercury Insurance announced that the company has made its usage-based insurance app, MercuryGO, available to drivers in Arizona to help improve driving skills and traffic safety. ... Continue reading

Mexico Replacement Tire Market Report 2021: Bridgestone de Mexico SA de CV and Industrias Michelin, S.A de C.V are Collectively Holding Approx 30% Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Mexico Replacement Tire Market Report 2021: Bridgestone de Mexico SA de CV and Industrias Michelin, S.A de C.V are Collectively Holding Approx 30% Market Share - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Mexico Replacement Tire Market, By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Two-Wheeler, LCV, M&HCV and OTR), By Tire Construction Type (Radial vs Bias), By Sales Channel, By Price Segment, By Region, By Top 10 Cities, By Company, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets. ... Continue reading

North American Wiper Blades Aftermarket Growth Opportunities Report 2021 Featuring Bosch Auto Parts, First Brands Group, ITW Global Brands, Pylon Manufacturing - ResearchAndMarkets.com

North American Wiper Blades Aftermarket Growth Opportunities Report 2021 Featuring Bosch Auto Parts, First Brands Group, ITW Global Brands, Pylon Manufacturing - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "North American Wiper Blades Aftermarket Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The North American wiper blades aftermarket is experiencing a major shift in demand from conventional to beam and hybrid product types. ... Continue reading

Pango Poland Selects Parknav® to Bring a Better Parking Experience in Poland

Pango Poland Selects Parknav® to Bring a Better Parking Experience in Poland

MUNICH, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Parknav®, a provider of real-time on-street and off-street parking information technology, and AnyPark, a parking application and integrated mobile payment solution for drivers, join forces to deliver an enhanced parking experience for their users with Parknav On-Street Parking Service Data. ... Continue reading

Parking Management Market Size to Reach USD 6.96 Billion in 2028 | Increasing Trend of Smart City Projects and Rising Demand for Parking Management Solutions to Protect Vehicle from Theft are Key Factors Driving Industry Demand, says Emergen Research

Parking Management Market Size to Reach USD 6.96 Billion in 2028 | Increasing Trend of Smart City Projects and Rising Demand for Parking Management Solutions to Protect Vehicle from Theft are Key Factors Driving Industry Demand, says Emergen Research

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 4, 2021 -- The global parking management market size reached USD 3.77 Billion in 2020 and is expected to register a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period, according to latest analysis by Emergen Research. ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive Names Fintech Industry Expert as Chief Revenue Officer for EchoPark Automotive

Sonic Automotive Names Fintech Industry Expert as Chief Revenue Officer for EchoPark Automotive

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic Automotive” or “Sonic” or the “Company”) , a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, today announced the appointment of Thien Truong as Chief Revenue Officer of EchoPark Automotive, the Company’s growing nationwide pre-own ... Continue reading

U.S. Gain Hires John Felts to Advance Fleet Electrification

U.S. Gain Hires John Felts to Advance Fleet Electrification

APPLETON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2021 -- U.S. Gain®, a leader in the development and distribution of alternative fuel and renewable thermal energy, is excited to welcome John Felts as their new Business Development Manager – Fleet Electrification. ... Continue reading

What Are the Most Common Types of Car Accidents? Nationwide Statistic Overview

What Are the Most Common Types of Car Accidents? Nationwide Statistic Overview

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2021 -- Frederick Penney managing attorney for Penney and Associates injury lawyers discusses informative statistics about the most common type of automobile accidents in the United States. ... Continue reading

WiTricity’s Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles to Debut in South Korea

WiTricity’s Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicles to Debut in South Korea

WATERTOWN, Mass.--WiTricity, the pioneer in wireless charging, today announced that its patented technology is seeing its first availability as factory-installed equipment in a fully electric vehicle (BEV). Hyundai unveiled the Genesis GV60 in a series of videos and announcements featuring wireless charging. The Hyunda ... Continue reading

Automotive Lifestyle Brand Chemical Guys Heads Down Under With Retail Launch In The Largest Australian Auto Specialty Retailer

Automotive Lifestyle Brand Chemical Guys Heads Down Under With Retail Launch In The Largest Australian Auto Specialty Retailer

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2021 -- Chemical Guys, the leading lifestyle brand for automotive detailing enthusiasts and professionals, continues to expand its global reach through a retail launch with Supercheap Auto, Australia's leading auto spares, parts and accessories retailer. ... Continue reading

Official NHTSA Recall Summary October 4, 2021

Official NHTSA Recall Summary October 4, 2021

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

Mitsubishi 2021 Rebelle Rally Outlander Celebrates Company's Dakar Rally History with Special Tribute Livery

Mitsubishi 2021 Rebelle Rally Outlander Celebrates Company's Dakar Rally History with Special Tribute Livery

FRANKLIN, Tenn., -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced it will enter a 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander in this year's Rebelle Rally, unveiling a rendering of the vehicle that will contest the grueling all-women's off-road navigational competition this October. ... Continue reading

2022 VW ID.4 AWD EV Racing in Rebelle Rally

2022 VW ID.4 AWD EV Racing in Rebelle Rally

Oct 4, 2021 First Volkswagen entry in this woman-driven, off-road adventure competition First entry of the all-electric ID.4 AWD in off-road competition Vehicle modified for off-road action by Tanner Foust and Rhys Millen Racing Herndon, VA — This week, Volkswagen of America will make its inaugural entry in the Rebel ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

If the RAV4 Limited were a character in the Peanuts comic, it would be Lucy: good looking, smartly attired, four square but pugnacious. ... Continue reading

Next Gen Honda Civic Type R is Ready for Nürburgring Testing

Next Gen Honda Civic Type R is Ready for Nürburgring Testing

The continuing development of the best performing Honda Civic Type R ever ... Continue reading

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