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Friday, February 19, 2021

The MINI John Cooper Works GP. Not even ice and snow can slow it down

The MINI John Cooper Works GP. Not even ice and snow can slow it down

The MINI John Cooper Works GP (combined fuel consumption): 7.3 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 167 g/km) is the fastest model of the British premium brand ever to receive road approval. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power: Kia Owners Reported Fewest Problems After Three Years of Use

J.D. Power: Kia Owners Reported Fewest Problems After Three Years of Use

Kia was ranked number one among mass-market brands today by J.D. Power in the 2021 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with a reported 97 problems per 100 vehicles. The achievement has been strengthened by three of Kia’s most popular-selling models – the Sorento, Sportage, and Optima – each besting their respective ... Continue reading

Carroll Shelby’s Personal Cobra 427 Super Snake, CSX 3015 at Barrett-Jackson

Carroll Shelby’s Personal Cobra 427 Super Snake, CSX 3015 at Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson, announced that CSX 3015, the only remaining 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake (Lot #1396) built personally for Carroll Shelby, will be auctioned as part of a private collection crossing the block during the Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, March 20-27, 2021. ... Continue reading

Carvana to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

Carvana to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

PHOENIX--Carvana Co. , a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, today announced that senior management will present as a keynote speaker and host meetings at the following virtual conference: The JMP Securities Technology Conference Presentation Date: Monday, March 1, 2021, 3:00 p.m. ET* *A webca ... Continue reading

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Declares 196th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Declares 196th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

FINDLAY, Ohio--Cooper Tire & Rubber Company today announced a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share on common stock, payable March 26, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business March 1, 2021. This will mark the 196th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. ... Continue reading

Motor Home Specialist Recognized as the Largest Motorhome Dealership in the United States for the 8th Consecutive Year

Motor Home Specialist Recognized as the Largest Motorhome Dealership in the United States for the 8th Consecutive Year

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 18, 2021 -- RV Retailer, LLC announced today that Motor Home Specialist (MHS) was the #1 seller of new motorhomes by a single dealership in the United States for the 8th consecutive year in 2020, as reported by Statistical Surveys, Inc. ("SSI").  Motor Home Specialist retails new and used ... Continue reading

Touchdown! NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

Touchdown! NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Red Planet

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2021 -- The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday, after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometers). Confirmation of the successful touchdown was announced in mission control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Sout ... Continue reading

Rain-X® Voted as Product of the Year 2021 Winner

Rain-X® Voted as Product of the Year 2021 Winner

HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2021 -- NEW Rain-X® Glass Water-Repellent Aerosol Spray, the latest water repellency windshield treatment that dramatically improves wet-weather driving visibility, has been voted as Product of the Year for 2021. ... Continue reading

EVgo Awarded Grants by State of New Jersey to Support Development of 30 New Fast Chargers

EVgo Awarded Grants by State of New Jersey to Support Development of 30 New Fast Chargers

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2021 -- EVgo, the nation's largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) and only platform that is powered by 100% renewable electricity, announced today that it was awarded a series of grants from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy 30 new DC ... Continue reading

Fusion energy start-up HB11 Energy launched to accelerate German-Australian physicist Heinrich Hora's vision of clean, safe and abundant fusion energy

Fusion energy start-up HB11 Energy launched to accelerate German-Australian physicist Heinrich Hora's vision of clean, safe and abundant fusion energy

HB11 Energy raised $A 4.6M in an over-subscribed pre-seed financing round. HB11 Energy has launched its experimental program developing a new source of clean, safe and reliable electricity using the fusion hydrogen and boron-11 (the HB11 reaction). New on the board: German entrepreneur, investor and multiple founder Lu ... Continue reading

Global Autonomous Vehicle Market 2021-2026: AI, 5G, and Edge Computing Solutions Critical for Autonomous Vehicle Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Autonomous Vehicle Market 2021-2026: AI, 5G, and Edge Computing Solutions Critical for Autonomous Vehicle Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Autonomous Vehicle Market by Autonomy Level, Powertrain Type, Components, and Supporting Technologies including 5G, AI, and Edge Computing 2021 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report assesses the autonomous vehicle market including leading vendors, strategies, produ ... Continue reading

Global Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Market Report 2021: Historical Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2019 & 2020-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Market Report 2021: Historical Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2019 & 2020-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles), By Power Output (Less Than 150 kW, 150-250 kW, >250 kW), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehic ... Continue reading

Global In-Dash Navigation System Market (2020 to 2026) - by Vehicle Type, Electric Vehicle Type, Component Type, Connected Navigation Services Type, Technology, Company and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global In-Dash Navigation System Market (2020 to 2026) - by Vehicle Type, Electric Vehicle Type, Component Type, Connected Navigation Services Type, Technology, Company and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global In-Dash Navigation System Market By Vehicle Type [Passenger Cars, LCV and HCV], By Electric Vehicle Type [BEV, HEV and PHEV], By Component Type, By Connected Navigation Services Type, By Technology, By Company and By Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMark ... Continue reading

Global Vehicle Anti-Theft System Market Report 2021-2026: Breakdown by Alarm, Passive Keyless Entry, Immobilizer, Steering Lock, Biometric Capture Device and Central Locking System - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Vehicle Anti-Theft System Market Report 2021-2026: Breakdown by Alarm, Passive Keyless Entry, Immobilizer, Steering Lock, Biometric Capture Device and Central Locking System - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Vehicle Anti-Theft System Market, By Vehicle Type, By Product (Alarm, Passive Keyless Entry, Immobilizer, Steering Lock, Biometric Capture Device and Central Locking System), By Technology, By Company and By Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ... Continue reading

Hyzon Motors to Expand US Operations in Monroe County, New York

Hyzon Motors to Expand US Operations in Monroe County, New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2021 -- Hyzon Motors Inc. ("Hyzon" or the "Company"), the industry-leading global supplier of zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell powered commercial vehicles, plans to further grow its operations in the Village of Honeoye Falls in Monroe County, New York, creating up to 100 new jobs over the ne ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Vans USA Names Nicolette Lambrechts Vice President and Managing Director Sales and Marketing

Mercedes-Benz Vans USA Names Nicolette Lambrechts Vice President and Managing Director Sales and Marketing

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Nicolette Lambrechts (Photo: Business Wire) Nicolette Lambrechts (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail ATLANTA--Today, Mercedes-Benz Vans USA announced the appointment of Nicolette Lambrechts to the position of Vice President and Man ... Continue reading

MotoArt Rescues the First Super Guppy Aircraft From Scrapping and Creates a Special Edition PlaneTag Collectible

MotoArt Rescues the First Super Guppy Aircraft From Scrapping and Creates a Special Edition PlaneTag Collectible

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 -- MotoArt announced their newest PlaneTag, a special edition created from the first Super Guppy Turbine (SGT) aircraft. ... Continue reading

Seaweed Protein Market worth $981.6 million by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Seaweed Protein Market worth $981.6 million by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2021 -- According to the new market research report "Seaweed Protein Market by Source (Red, Brown, Green), Extraction Process (Conventional Method, Current Method), Application (Food, Animal Feed & Additives, Personal Care & Cosmetics), and Region - Global Forecast to 2026", published by MarketsandMar ... Continue reading

Sonic Automotive Expands EchoPark’s National Footprint into the Northeast with Addition of Used Car King

Sonic Automotive Expands EchoPark’s National Footprint into the Northeast with Addition of Used Car King

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic” or the “Company”) , a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, today announced the expansion of its specialty pre-owned vehicle brand with the addition of Used Car King to the EchoPark Automotive network. These two Used Car King ... Continue reading

Vehicle Leasing with Cryptocurrency Coming Soon

Vehicle Leasing with Cryptocurrency Coming Soon

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2021 -- New York City_Brooklyn-based eAutoLease announced that it soon will accept cryptocurrency as payment for leasing and online auto sales. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

Find the latest news on Electric SUV, Electric Pickup and Electric crossover models in this section. next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid is expected to feature a 3.5-liter turbocharged hybrid engine but have a rugged ladder-frame chassis. ... Continue reading

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

When will the electric vehicle market hit its tipping point? It could be as soon as in the next three or four years. All signs point to electrification in the automotive industry as more car manufacturers such as BMW, NIO, BAIC, General Motors, and Honda debut new electric vehicles in the coming years while new players ... Continue reading

A Look Back at the Fabulous Volkswagen XL1 Concept Car +VIDEO

A Look Back at the Fabulous Volkswagen XL1 Concept Car +VIDEO

Most concept cars are design studies; Only rarely does a concept emerge into the world as a production model that delivers on its promises of styling and technological breakthroughs. ... Continue reading

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