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Friday, July 16, 2021

HOT CAR Topics From Carla

HOT CAR Topics From Carla

Automaker EV Announcements Stellantis has an ambitious EV plan, but is America ready for it? Volkswagen wants half of its vehicle sales to be electric by 2030 GM turns to supplier to build initial EV vans while it readies plant in Canada Electric Dodge muscle car and Ram pickup part of Stellantis’ $35.5 billion EV pl ... Continue reading

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner to Bring Electric Hybrid Buses to Indianapolis Public Transit

Allison Transmission and IndyGo Partner to Bring Electric Hybrid Buses to Indianapolis Public Transit

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail IndyGo is now running Allison-equipped electric hybrid buses for Indianapolis Public Transport. (Photo: Business Wire) IndyGo is now running Allison-equipped electric hybrid buses for Indianapolis Public Transport. ... Continue reading

As Family Vacations Resume, CPSC Warns of Safety Hazards in Vacation Rental Homes

As Family Vacations Resume, CPSC Warns of Safety Hazards in Vacation Rental Homes

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2021 -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2021/As-Family-Vacations-Resume-CPSC-Warns-of-Safety-Hazards-in-Vacation-Rental-Homes  As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, millions of Americans are traveling this summer. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to l ... Continue reading

Cummins Inc. Increases Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

Cummins Inc. Increases Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

COLUMBUS, Ind.--The Board of Directors of Cummins Inc. today approved an increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend on common stock of 7 percent to 1.45 dollars per share from 1.35 dollars per share. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2021, to shareholders of record on August 20, 2021. ... Continue reading

NASA, ESA Partner in New Effort to Address Global Climate Change

NASA, ESA Partner in New Effort to Address Global Climate Change

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2021 -- NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership to observe Earth and its changing environment. The global climate is rapidly changing and the demand for accurate, timely, and actionable knowledge is more pressing than ever. ... Continue reading

NASA TV to Air Launch of Space Station Module, Departure of Another

NASA TV to Air Launch of Space Station Module, Departure of Another

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2021 -- NASA will provide live coverage of a new Russian science module's launch and automated docking to the International Space Station, and the undocking of another module that has been part of the orbital outpost for the past 20 years. Live coverage of all events will be available on NASA Telev ... Continue reading

REE Automotive Announces Strategic Collaboration with JB Poindexter & Co Business Unit, EAVX, to Develop Commercial Electric Vehicles

REE Automotive Announces Strategic Collaboration with JB Poindexter & Co Business Unit, EAVX, to Develop Commercial Electric Vehicles

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail REE Automotive announces strategic collaboration with JB Poindexter & Co Business Unit, EAVX, to develop commercial electric vehicles. Full-scale production of commercial electric vehicles will integrate REEcorner technology and JB Poindexter commercial vehicle bodies produced in the U ... Continue reading

Statement from Battery Council International on New DOE "Long Duration Storage Shot" Program

Statement from Battery Council International on New DOE "Long Duration Storage Shot" Program

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2021 -- Today DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced the U.S. DOE's new goals to reduce the cost of grid-scale, long duration energy storage by 90% within the decade. The goals are to achieve breakthroughs that store clean electricity to make it available anytime, anywhere and support more abu ... Continue reading

Automotive Ethernet Market to Surpass $9,885.1 Million Revenue by 2030: P&S Intelligence

Automotive Ethernet Market to Surpass $9,885.1 Million Revenue by 2030: P&S Intelligence

NEW YORK, July 15, 2021 -- Around the world, governments are mandating the installation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in automobiles, while the demand for connected cars is also rising. These factors, along with the lower cost of the Ethernet technology, are predicted to drive the global automotive Ether ... Continue reading

Ferrari or Mercedes? The Most Name-dropped Car Brands in Music

Ferrari or Mercedes? The Most Name-dropped Car Brands in Music

Hi submit@theautochannel.com, From classic rock tunes to hard-hitting rap, cars have often been a great source of musical inspiration. But which car brands are most prolific in finding their way into the lyrics we love? Interested in finding out, Uswitch.com/car-insurance analysed data from Lyrics.com to discover which ... Continue reading

Legendary GT40 Goes Electric as Everrati Forms Strategic Partnership with Superformance

Legendary GT40 Goes Electric as Everrati Forms Strategic Partnership with Superformance

                         Image UNDER STRICT EMBARGO: 1500 BST 15^th July 2021 LEGENDARY GT40 GOES ELECTRIC AS EVERRATI FORMS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH SUPERFORMANCE · Everrati joins forces with leading manufacturer of 1960s-era continuation component sports cars, ... Continue reading

Powerful Vehicle Intelligence with Virtually Unlimited Scalability

Powerful Vehicle Intelligence with Virtually Unlimited Scalability

OLDSMAR, Fla., July 15, 2021 -- PlateSmart Technologies, the pioneers of software-only automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) technology, has introduced a new ALPR and vehicle intelligence platform with almost unprecedented scalability and analytics: PlateSmart ARES® 3.0. This enterprise-grade solution employs cu ... Continue reading

Revealed: The most popular car brand, with over 17 billions views on TikTok!

Revealed: The most popular car brand, with over 17 billions views on TikTok!

Hi there, BMW is the most popular vehicle brand on TikTok with over 17 billions views, according to new research from Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service. The TikTok Motor Index analysed the number of views on TikTok videos using hashtags mentioning each vehicle make and model, to reveal the most popular ... Continue reading

NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch

NASA Sets Coverage, Invites Public to Virtually Join Starliner Launch

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2021 -- NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch, launch, and docking activities for the agency's Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station. Scheduled to launch at 2:53 p.m. EDT Friday, July 30, OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight for Boeing's CST-1 ... Continue reading

Third Quarter Starts Out Strong for Commercial Trucks, J.D. Power Finds

Third Quarter Starts Out Strong for Commercial Trucks, J.D. Power Finds

MCLEAN, Va.--Price appreciation is widespread and most segments of the used truck market, especially medium duty trucks, are performing very well, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported in the July 2021 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update. “We have yet to see the increased volum ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Beetle Successors That Never Made It +VIDEO

Volkswagen Beetle Successors That Never Made It +VIDEO

The VW Beetle has symbolized many different things to many different people, from a classic example of German ingenuity to the calling card for a counterculture movement to a reminder that the simplest of things can sometimes be the best. ... Continue reading

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Segment Maker 37 Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Segment Maker 37 Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson

There was a time when nearly every automotive brand had a minivan in their portfolio. Not anymore. ... Continue reading

2021 Genesis GV80 AWD 3.5T Advanced+ Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Genesis GV80 AWD 3.5T Advanced+ Review by David Colman +VIDEO

This first ever SUV shot from Genesis hits the bulls eye. Six different models are offered, three powered by a 2.5 liter turbocharged four, and three more boasting a 3.5 liter turbocharged V6. ... Continue reading

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription Review by Mark Fulmer A Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUV with Power to Spare by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The Volvo XC90 Recharge's impressive 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged powerplant has two strong engines. First, a four-cylinder gas engine that gives 313 hp, and secondly ... Continue reading

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