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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

RumbleOn to Present at Upcoming ICR Conference January 11th 2022

RumbleOn to Present at Upcoming ICR Conference January 11th 2022

DALLAS--RumbleOn, Inc , the nation's first technology based omnichannel powersport platform, announced that Marshall Chesrown, Chief Executive Officer, will virtually present at the upcoming ICR Conference at 3:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022. Date: Tuesday, January 11th Time: 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Format: F ... Continue reading

Porsche reports U.S. retail sales for Q4 and full-year 2021

Porsche reports U.S. retail sales for Q4 and full-year 2021

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today announced retail deliveries in 2021 totaled 70,025 new vehicles – PCNA’s best year ever, up 22 percent from the year before and 14 percent above the previous record set in 2019. Fourth quarter deliveries also achieved a new high for the final three months at 18,410, or ... Continue reading

Garmin expands its Tread series, offering ultimate all-terrain navigation and worldwide communication to overlanders and powersports enthusiasts

Garmin expands its Tread series, offering ultimate all-terrain navigation and worldwide communication to overlanders and powersports enthusiasts

-Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , today announced a new trio of rugged, weather-resistant1 devices in its popular Tread series – the 10-inch Tread® XL Overland Edition, the 8-inch Tread Overland Edition and the 8-inch Tread SxS Edition. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Offers Winter Weather Driving Tips +VIDEO

Volkswagen Offers Winter Weather Driving Tips +VIDEO

With the return of winter weather to many regions of the country, Volkswagen is offering advice on how to prepare for and drive in snowy conditions. We’ve turned to our German colleagues Benjamin Leuchter, Volkswagen Test and Development Driver, and Peter Bunke, Head Trainer at the Volkswagen Driving Experience, to s ... Continue reading

Navitas Opens World's First GaN IC Design Center Dedicated to Electric Vehicles (EV)

Navitas Opens World's First GaN IC Design Center Dedicated to Electric Vehicles (EV)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 -- Navitas Semiconductor , the industry-leader in gallium nitride (GaN) power integrated circuits (ICs), announced the opening of a new electric vehicle (EV) Design Center, further expanding into higher-power GaN markets. ... Continue reading

Wejo Announces Wejo Neural Edge Processing Platform Streamlining Connected Vehicle Data and Driving Autonomous Vehicle Reality Forward

Wejo Announces Wejo Neural Edge Processing Platform Streamlining Connected Vehicle Data and Driving Autonomous Vehicle Reality Forward

LAS VEGAS--Wejo Group Limited , a global leader in cloud and software analytics generated from AV, EV and connected vehicle data (CVD), today announced it is developing a breakthrough Wejo Neural EdgeTM platform that will enable intelligent handling of data from vehicles at scale, while providing incredible insights th ... Continue reading

Autonomous Trucking Milestone: Pony.ai Forms Joint Venture with Sinotrans, One of China’s Leading Logistics Firms, to Further Deployment of Autonomous Driving Technologies

Autonomous Trucking Milestone: Pony.ai Forms Joint Venture with Sinotrans, One of China’s Leading Logistics Firms, to Further Deployment of Autonomous Driving Technologies

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail PonyTron and Sinotrans self-driving truck (Photo: Business Wire) PonyTron and Sinotrans self-driving truck (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail PonyTron and Sinotrans self-driving truck (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Pony.ai and Sinotrans e ... Continue reading

Average New and Used Vehicle Monthly Payments Expected to Shatter Records in Q4, According to Edmunds

Average New and Used Vehicle Monthly Payments Expected to Shatter Records in Q4, According to Edmunds

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 -- Consumers are spending more than ever to finance new and used vehicle purchases as inventory shortages continue and consumer demand runs high. ... Continue reading

CY Vision Launches AR Technology for Windshields for Next-Generation Vehicles at CES 2022, Announces Plans with Leading Automaker

CY Vision Launches AR Technology for Windshields for Next-Generation Vehicles at CES 2022, Announces Plans with Leading Automaker

SAN JOSE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2022 -- CY Vision (www.cyvision.com), maker of holographic display technologies for AR experiences, will debut at CES 2022 the company's automotive 3D Augmented Reality Head-Up Displays (3D AR-HUD). The only augmented reality windshield technology on the market able to provide ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Power Steering Motor Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Power Steering Motor Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Power Steering Motor Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecast (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Automotive power steering motor market was valued at USD 11.65 billion in 2020, and it is expected to reach USD 16.55 billion by 2026, growin ... Continue reading

Global Commercial Vehicle Thermal System Market to 2030 - by Product, Application and End Cases - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Commercial Vehicle Thermal System Market to 2030 - by Product, Application and End Cases - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Commercial Vehicle Thermal System Market - Revenue, Trends, Growth Opportunities, Competition, COVID-19 Strategies, Regional Analysis and Future Outlook to 2030 (By Products, Applications, End Cases)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report contains comprehensive research wi ... Continue reading

Global Smart Transportation Market to 2028 - Decline in Vehicle Ownership with the Advancement of MaaS Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Smart Transportation Market to 2028 - Decline in Vehicle Ownership with the Advancement of MaaS Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Smart Transportation Market by Transportation Mode, Product Type (Solutions & Services), Application (Mobility as a Service, Route Information, Route Guidance, Public Transport, Transit Hubs, Connected Cars), and Region - Global Forecast to 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

INDI EV Introduces a New Type of Mobile Blockchain Set to Transform the EV Market

INDI EV Introduces a New Type of Mobile Blockchain Set to Transform the EV Market

LOS ANGELES--Independent Electric Vehicle (INDI EV), a Los Angeles-based company specializing in the design of the next generation of electric vehicles, announced today a new feature in their flagship vehicle, the INDI One, ahead of exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week. The ... Continue reading

John Deere Reveals Fully Autonomous Tractor at CES 2022

John Deere Reveals Fully Autonomous Tractor at CES 2022

MOLINE, Ill., Jan. 4, 2022 -- During a press conference at CES 2022, John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor that's ready for large-scale production. ... Continue reading

Outlook on the High Performance Car Global Market to 2030 - Impact Analysis of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Outlook on the High Performance Car Global Market to 2030 - Impact Analysis of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "High performance Car Market - Revenue, Trends, Growth Opportunities, Competition, COVID-19 Strategies, Regional Analysis and Future Outlook to 2030 (By Products, Applications, End Cases)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report contains comprehensive research with in-depth d ... Continue reading

PACCAR Exhibits Innovative Electric, Connected and Autonomous Trucks at CES 2022

PACCAR Exhibits Innovative Electric, Connected and Autonomous Trucks at CES 2022

BELLEVUE, Wash.--PACCAR leads the industry in electric, connected and autonomous commercial vehicles, and is exhibiting three vehicles with these innovative technologies at CES, the world’s largest showcase for technological innovation. The three vehicles include a battery electric Kenworth T680E along with its PACCA ... Continue reading

Top Automakers Double-Down on Mobileye

Top Automakers Double-Down on Mobileye

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Deals with Volkswagen Group, Ford and Zeekr were brought to light to illustrate the breadth and innovation of Mobileye’s technology stretching from advanced driver-assistance systems to autonomous vehicles. (Credit: Intel Corporation) Deals with Volkswagen Group, Ford and Zeekr were ... Continue reading

CES 2022: Intel Achieves Major Milestones Across Automotive, PCs and Graphics

CES 2022: Intel Achieves Major Milestones Across Automotive, PCs and Graphics

Intel unveils the 12th Gen Intel Core mobile processor family led by the launch of 8 new H-series mobile processors, based on Intel's performance hybrid architecture. The eight new mobile processors were introduced Jan. ... Continue reading

Mazda Reports December and Full Year 2021 Sales Results

Mazda Reports December and Full Year 2021 Sales Results

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total December sales of 19,422 vehicles, a decrease of 38 percent compared to December 2021. ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports Q4 2021 and Full Year 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW of North America Reports Q4 2021 and Full Year 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

2021 BMW Deliveries Increase 20.8% vs 2020. 2021 MINI Deliveries Increase 6.4% vs 2020. Successful Year Despite Continuing Challenges of the Ongoing Global Pandemic and Associated Supply Chain Issues. ... Continue reading

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS DECEMBER AND 2021 YEAR-END SALES RESULTS

SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS DECEMBER AND 2021 YEAR-END SALES RESULTS

December 2021 – Best month ever for BRZ Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 51,146 vehicle sales for December 2021, a 19.5 percent decrease compared with December 2020 (63,558) as Subaru continues to face supply chain shortages. For the full year, Subaru sold 583,810 vehicles, a 4.6 percent decrease compared with ... Continue reading

Ford Planning to Nearly Double All-Electric F-150 Lightning Production to 150,000 Units Annually;

Ford Planning to Nearly Double All-Electric F-150 Lightning Production to 150,000 Units Annually;

Ford is planning to nearly double production capacity of the all-electric F-150 Lightning™ pickup to 150,000 vehicles per year at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan, to meet soaring customer demand F-150 Lightning moves to the final phase of pre-production as pickups roll off the line for real-wo ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Strong Fourth Quarter 2021, Full-Year Sales Success

Mitsubishi Motors Reports Strong Fourth Quarter 2021, Full-Year Sales Success

Having recently celebrated 40 years of business operations in the United States, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today reported strong sales across the full fourth quarter, which ushered in a successful close to 2021. Fourth quarter total sales of 24,861 represented an increase of 68.3% over the same perio ... Continue reading

KIA AMERICA SURPASSES 700,000 UNITS FOR THE FIRST TIME AND COMPLETES BEST SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

KIA AMERICA SURPASSES 700,000 UNITS FOR THE FIRST TIME AND COMPLETES BEST SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

Kia America today announced December sales of 48,506 units, pushing the company’s annual total past the 700,000 mark for the first time in company history. Kia’s 2021 performance represents a 20-percent increase over last year with five of the brand’s most popular sedan, SUV and crossover models – Forte, Niro E ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. December, Year-End 2021 Sales

Toyota Motor North America Reports U.S. December, Year-End 2021 Sales

Number one seller of electrified vehicles for the 22nd consecutive year Total electrified powered vehicle (EPV) sales – hybrids, plug-ins and fuel cells – totaled 583,697, up 73.2 percent in 2021; EPV sales make up one-quarter of total volume Toyota is the number one retail brand for the 10th consecutive year Toyot ... Continue reading

Nissan Reports 4Q and December 2021 US Sales

Nissan Reports 4Q and December 2021 US Sales

January 4, 2022 2021 2020 % chg Fourth-quarter (October-December) 2021 total sales (units) 194,983 243,133 -19.8% Nissan Division sales 184,033 222,651 -17.3% INFINITI sales* 10,950 20,482 -46.5% Calendar year 2021 total sales (units) 977,639 899,217 8.7% Nissan Division sales 919,086 819,715 12.1% INFINITI sales* 58,5 ... Continue reading

American Honda Claims Strong Finish in 2021 Despite Supply Issues

American Honda Claims Strong Finish in 2021 Despite Supply Issues

January 4, 2022 American Honda nears 1.5 million in sales despite severe supply issues during 2nd half of 2021 Honda light truck sales set new record topping 800,000 units as brand posts sales of over 1.3 million vehicles Sales of Honda electrified vehicles set new annual record topping 100,000 units for the first time ... Continue reading

INFINITI USA reports 2021 fourth quarter sales

INFINITI USA reports 2021 fourth quarter sales

INFINITI today reported deliveries of 10,950 vehicles in Q4 and 58,553 for the year. ... Continue reading

Car Connectivity Consortium Publishes White Paper on the Future of Vehicle Access with Digital Key

Car Connectivity Consortium Publishes White Paper on the Future of Vehicle Access with Digital Key

BEAVERTON, Ore.--The Car Connectivity Consortium® (CCC) today announced that its Digital Key Release 3.0 White Paper – The Future of Vehicle Access – is now available for download. The white paper offers compelling descriptions of the many end-user benefits that vehicle and consumer electronics manufacturers can o ... Continue reading

Global Fuel Cell Vehicle Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring AB Volvo, Audi and Daimler Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Fuel Cell Vehicle Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring AB Volvo, Audi and Daimler Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Fuel Cell Vehicle Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the fuel cell vehicle market and it is poised to grow by 176.78 thousand units during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 81.92% during the forecast period. ... Continue reading

iRacing Acquires Monster Games

iRacing Acquires Monster Games

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Jan. 4, 2022 -- iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations (iRacing) announced today the acquisition of Monster Games, Inc (MGI). The Minnesota based game development studio has a long history of racing game development, including the NASCAR Heat franchise and more recently Tony Stewart's Sprint Car Racing ... Continue reading

Lightning eMotors Reveals All-New Lightning eChassis for Electric Commercial Vehicles

Lightning eMotors Reveals All-New Lightning eChassis for Electric Commercial Vehicles

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The eChassis will support a range of commercial vehicle applications (artist’s rendering). Image: D. Bennett / Lightning eMotors. The eChassis will support a range of commercial vehicle applications (artist’s rendering). Image: D. Bennett / Lightning eMotors. ... Continue reading

Nextbase, the Global Leader in Dash Cams, Introduces the World’s First Truly Smart Dash Cam – Nextbase iQ

Nextbase, the Global Leader in Dash Cams, Introduces the World’s First Truly Smart Dash Cam – Nextbase iQ

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Nextbase, the global leader in dash cam technology, today announced the world’s first truly smart and fully connected dash cam, the Nextbase iQ. The pioneering Nextbase iQ completely re-imagines connected-car technology, raising the bar on driver safety, driver assistance and vehicle ... Continue reading

New Mobileye EyeQ Ultra Will Enable Consumer AVs

New Mobileye EyeQ Ultra Will Enable Consumer AVs

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Mobileye introduces the EyeQ Ultra, the company’s most advanced, highest performing system-on-chip purpose-built for autonomous driving. Unveiled at CES 2022, EyeQ Ultra maximizes both effectiveness and efficiency, making it the industry’s leanest autonomous vehicle chip. ... Continue reading

Automotive Interior Leather Market to Grow by USD 10.96 bn from 2021 to 2026: By Vehicle type (passenger cars, LCV, and HCV) and Geography (Europe, APAC, North America, South America, and MEA) | Forecast to 2026

Automotive Interior Leather Market to Grow by USD 10.96 bn from 2021 to 2026: By Vehicle type (passenger cars, LCV, and HCV) and Geography (Europe, APAC, North America, South America, and MEA) | Forecast to 2026

NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2022 -- The Automotive Interior Leather Market value is set to grow by USD 10.96 billion, decelerating at a CAGR of 6.81% from 2021 to 2026, as per the latest report by Technavio. ... Continue reading

Full Speed Ahead: Ford Planning to Nearly Double All-Electric F-150 Lightning Production to 150,000 Units Annually; First Wave of Reservation Holders Invited to Order

Full Speed Ahead: Ford Planning to Nearly Double All-Electric F-150 Lightning Production to 150,000 Units Annually; First Wave of Reservation Holders Invited to Order

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Company said today it is planning to nearly double production of the F-150 Lightning™ pickup at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn to 150,000 trucks per year to meet high demand for the first all-electric version of America’s best-selling vehicle, the F-Series. And beginning T ... Continue reading

GO, Car Subscription Startup, Launches in 4 Additional Markets

GO, Car Subscription Startup, Launches in 4 Additional Markets

PHILADELPHIA--GO, a first-of-its-kind car subscription startup, announced the addition of 4 new markets today. GO is now available in 8 major U.S. markets. ... Continue reading

KIA AMERICA SURPASSES 700,000 UNITS FOR THE FIRST TIME AND COMPLETES BEST SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

KIA AMERICA SURPASSES 700,000 UNITS FOR THE FIRST TIME AND COMPLETES BEST SALES YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 -- Kia America today announced December sales of 48,506 units, pushing the company's annual total past the 700,000 mark for the first time in company history. ... Continue reading

StoreDot announces latest funding round led by VinFast

StoreDot announces latest funding round led by VinFast

Image STOREDOT ANNOUNCES LATEST FUNDING ROUND LED BY VINFAST, PLANS TO MANUFACTURE EXTREME FAST CHARGE BATTERY CELLS AT SCALE BY 2024 · StoreDot’s Series D funding round will be up to $80 million · The funding round is led by VinFast, a member of Vingroup (https://vingroup.net/EN) , the largest private c ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX – taking electric range and efficiency to an entirely new level

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX – taking electric range and efficiency to an entirely new level

The road trip reimagined with a new technology blueprint for series production Range and efficiency are set to define the electric era. Exceptional range will make electric cars suitable for every journey and help to increase overall adoption. ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Why is Hyundai currently building the world's most desirable, affordable, best looking, fun cars to drive? You can track the corporate rebirth to a couple of key hires the Korean company made about five years ago. ... Continue reading

2021 Kia Telluride Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2021 Kia Telluride Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

In July 2019 I reviewed the then new 2020 Kia Telluride and loved it. This past week I drove a 2021 and still love it. ... Continue reading

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