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Hyundai Venue Awarded Cars.com Best Value of 2021

Hyundai Venue Awarded Cars.com Best Value of 2021

Hyundai’s subcompact SUV Venue, has been awarded the Best Value of 2021 by Cars.com. ... Continue reading

U-Haul Extends 30 Days Free Self-Storage at All Texas Stores

U-Haul Extends 30 Days Free Self-Storage at All Texas Stores

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2021 -- U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage to Texas residents across the entire state impacted by the ongoing winter storms and widespread power outages. ... Continue reading

West Coast Customs and Six Flags Magic Mountain Announce Cruis’n the Park Car Show

West Coast Customs and Six Flags Magic Mountain Announce Cruis’n the Park Car Show

LOS ANGELES--For the first time ever, world-famous West Coast Customs and the Thrill Capital of the World, Six Flags Magic Mountain, will showcase a drive-thru car show that winds along the park midways. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will include 100 of the world’s best automotive displays from muscle cars and h ... Continue reading

Toyota West Virginia Announces $210 Million New Investment and 100 New Jobs

Toyota West Virginia Announces $210 Million New Investment and 100 New Jobs

To help meet customer demand, Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV) will invest $210 million to upgrade existing engine production and add 100 new jobs to increase assembly capacity of its four-cylinder engine line. ... Continue reading

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle dependability is at an all-time high, with the overall level of problems cited by owners declining 10% from a year ago, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study‚Ą† (VDS), released today. “The study results validate what we have known for some time,” said Dave Sargent, vice president ... Continue reading

Nearly 3 in 4 Drivers Are Anxious About Driving in Winter Weather

Nearly 3 in 4 Drivers Are Anxious About Driving in Winter Weather

With brutal winter weather conditions impacting much of the country, 73% percent of drivers in America say they are anxious or afraid of driving in bad wintry weather such as snow, sleet or ice. ... Continue reading

Agero Introduces End-to-End Vehicle Recall Management Solution, Helping Auto Manufacturers Quickly and Effectively Drive Recall Completion

Agero Introduces End-to-End Vehicle Recall Management Solution, Helping Auto Manufacturers Quickly and Effectively Drive Recall Completion

MEDFORD, Mass.--Agero, a market leader in software-enabled driver assistance services, today introduced Recall Solutions, the industry’s first suite of integrated end-to-end vehicle recall management services. The new offering helps auto manufacturers quickly stand up and scale streamlined and effective recall experi ... Continue reading

Camping World Holdings Continues Expansion of Dealer Network with Planned Acquisition of Flagg RV in New England

Camping World Holdings Continues Expansion of Dealer Network with Planned Acquisition of Flagg RV in New England

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--Camping World Holdings, Inc. (“Camping World”), America’s Recreation Dealer, today announced that an agreement has been signed to acquire the two dealership locations of Flagg RV in Uxbridge, MA and West Boylston, MA, and additional land in Griswold, CT for a planned future location. The acqui ... Continue reading

Castrol® Supports Roush Fenway Racing To Power First Carbon Neutral NASCAR Race Team

Castrol® Supports Roush Fenway Racing To Power First Carbon Neutral NASCAR Race Team

CONCORD, N.C., Feb. 18, 2021 -- Roush Fenway Racing today announced that the team has become the first carbon neutral NASCAR race team, powered by its official sponsor Castrol. ... Continue reading

Comscore and MediaMath Partner in LATAM to Launch Programmatic Contextual Targeting for Connected TV, Mobile and Desktop

Comscore and MediaMath Partner in LATAM to Launch Programmatic Contextual Targeting for Connected TV, Mobile and Desktop

RESTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2021 -- Comscore , a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, and MediaMath, the acclaimed independent advertising technology company for leading brands and agencies, recently announced that they have partnered to launch a connected TV (CTV), video, mobile ... Continue reading

Daimler confident for 2021

Daimler confident for 2021

STUTTGART, Germany, Feb. 18, 2021 -- Financial results 2020 significantly better than expected amid COVID-19 challenges Net profit increased by 48% to €4.0 billion (2019: €2.7 billion) Net liquidity of the industrial business of €17.9 billion (end of Q3 2020: €13.1 billion/end of 2019: €11.0 billion) Dividend ... Continue reading

EV Battery Market worth $67.2 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

EV Battery Market worth $67.2 billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2021 -- According to the new market research report "EV Battery Market by Battery Capacity (<50, 50-110, 111-200, 201-300 and >300), Battery Form (Wire, Laser), Propulsion (BEV, PHEV, PHEV, FCEV), Battery Type, Material Type, Li-ion Battery Component, Method, Vehicle Type & Region - Global Forecast to ... Continue reading

Ford CEO Jim Farley to Speak at Wolfe Research Virtual Global Auto, Auto Tech, and Mobility Conference 2021

Ford CEO Jim Farley to Speak at Wolfe Research Virtual Global Auto, Auto Tech, and Mobility Conference 2021

DEARBORN, Mich.--Jim Farley, Ford Motor Company CEO, will speak at the Wolfe Research Virtual Global Auto, Auto Tech, and Mobility Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 24. ... Continue reading

Jaguar Racing Welcomes Micro Focus As Official Technical Partner To Accelerate Performance On And Off Track

Jaguar Racing Welcomes Micro Focus As Official Technical Partner To Accelerate Performance On And Off Track

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 18, 2021 -- Jaguar Racing today announced that it has partnered with one of the world's largest enterprise software providers, Micro Focus, ahead of the lights going green on season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. ... Continue reading

Best New And Used Car Deals Reported By TrueCar for February 2021

Best New And Used Car Deals Reported By TrueCar for February 2021

TrueCar today announced its list of the best end-of-month deals on new and used vehicle purchases and trade-in values for February 2021. ... Continue reading

Eaton’s Vehicle Group Launches Electric Vehicle E-Drive Gearing Design, Development and Manufacturing

Eaton’s Vehicle Group Launches Electric Vehicle E-Drive Gearing Design, Development and Manufacturing

Eaton’s Vehicle Group can partner with customers on joint-development programs or serve as a single service provider of EV reduction gearing components or systems. ... Continue reading

Going Free Footed in a 2022 Chevrolet Bolt - Electric Observations From Martha Hindes +VIDEO

Going Free Footed in a 2022 Chevrolet Bolt - Electric Observations From Martha Hindes +VIDEO

Is someone a three pedal or a one pedal driver? Three, of course, refers to the road warrior who wouldn’t be caught behind the wheel of a vehicle with less than three pedals on the floor – one for acceleration, one for braking and the requisite third for the standard transmission clutch. ... Continue reading

Salute to Rush Limbaugh

Salute to Rush Limbaugh

Rush reminded me of the professional wrestlers I had had the opportunity to work with when we were shooting promos for the wrestling TV shows we used to broadcast. Despite their larger-than-life tough guy/gal TV image, they were all sweethearts. ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI 45 Years On I recently had a “déjà vu” experience. I spent a week driving around in a VW with a small displacement engine and a manual transmission. ... Continue reading

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