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ATV's Are Kid Killers - Is A Few Minutes Of Fun Worth Dying For And Depressing Your Friends and Family Forever?

ATV's Are Kid Killers - Is A Few Minutes Of Fun Worth Dying For And Depressing Your Friends and Family Forever?

Editors Note: My 12 year old grandson was killed when an ATV rolled over and crushed his body. As a grandparent I am always cognoscente of just how fragile life is. ... Continue reading

On Global EV Sales - Numbers and Potential Consequences

On Global EV Sales - Numbers and Potential Consequences

Special To The Auto Channel By Gary S. Vasilash Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media The distribution of EVs and potential implications, why lean still matters even with supply chain issues, where there are the most industrial robots, a potential coming shortage that isn’t a microprocessor, mapping tech and ... Continue reading

Deloitte: Consumer's Next Car Power Choice Is Gasoline Or Hybrid But Definitely NOT Full Battery Electrics (BEV)

Deloitte: Consumer's Next Car Power Choice Is Gasoline Or Hybrid But Definitely NOT Full Battery Electrics (BEV)

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Key takeaways Continue Reading As global auto manufacturers continue to invest in electrified vehicle (EV) production, internal combustion engine (ICE) powertrains dominate future U.S. intentions, with 69% of U.S. consumers looking to retain the technology for their next vehicle. ... Continue reading

Clarience Technologies Acquires Fleetilla to Strengthen Connectivity Portfolio as Electric and Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Arrive to North America

Clarience Technologies Acquires Fleetilla to Strengthen Connectivity Portfolio as Electric and Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Arrive to North America

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 6, 2022 -- Clarience Technologies, parent company to Truck-Lite, DAVCO filtration systems and Road Ready advanced telematics, has acquired Fleetilla, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based telematics provider that serves commercial trucking and transportation, accelerating efforts to bring the next-gen ... Continue reading

EyeTech Digital Systems Appoints Leslie North as New CEO

EyeTech Digital Systems Appoints Leslie North as New CEO

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2022 -- EyeTech Digital Systems, the global leader in health AI and eye-tracking intelligence, announced today that Leslie North has been appointed as the new CEO. ... Continue reading

Global Vehicle Diagnostics Market to 2024 - Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Vehicle Diagnostics Market to 2024 - Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Vehicle Diagnostics Market: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The future of The vehicle diagnostics market looks promising with opportunities in the passenger car and light commercial vehicle markets. ... Continue reading

CRT Motor Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal Safety Standard; Sold Exclusively at Motor Planet

CRT Motor Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal Safety Standard; Sold Exclusively at Motor Planet

Name of Product: CRT Motor Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Hazard: The CRT Motor youth model ATVs do not meet mandatory safety requirements. Children can operate them above the maximum allowed speed, increasing the risk of a crash that can cause serious injuries. ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports Fourth-quarter and Full-year 2021 Sales Results

FCA US Reports Fourth-quarter and Full-year 2021 Sales Results

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 4, 2022 -- 2021 retail sales remained flat year over year; total U.S. sales decline 2% Ram brand total year sales increase 4% year over year; second best year for brand behind 2019 Jeep® brand retail sales increase 1% year over year Chrysler brand total year U.S. sales increase 4% year over y ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Unveils Innovative Plug & Drive Robotic Module to Enable Unlimited Mobility of Things at CES 2022

Hyundai Motor Unveils Innovative Plug & Drive Robotic Module to Enable Unlimited Mobility of Things at CES 2022

New Mobility of Things (MoT) concept to enable the movement of traditionally inanimate objects through the company's robotics technology Plug & Drive (PnD) and Drive & Lift (DnL) modules to provide all-in-one mobility solutions as parts of an unlimited MoT ecosystem PnD module to provide mobility to everything from sma ... Continue reading

Mazda informa resultados de ventas de diciembre 2021 y del año completo

Mazda informa resultados de ventas de diciembre 2021 y del año completo

IRVINE, California, 4 de enero de 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) informó hoy que sus ventas totales en diciembre fueron de 19,422 vehículos, una disminución del 38 % en comparación con diciembre de 2020. Las ventas de todo el año sumaron un total de 332,756 vehícu ... Continue reading

Toyota Motor North America informa las ventas de diciembre y anuales de 2021 en Estados Unidos

Toyota Motor North America informa las ventas de diciembre y anuales de 2021 en Estados Unidos

- Es el vendedor número uno de vehículos eléctricos por 22.° año consecutivo - Las ventas totales de vehículos eléctricos (EPV) —híbridos, enchufables y de celdas de combustible— totalizaron 583,697, un aumento del 73.2 por ciento en 2021; las ventas de vehículos eléctricos representan un cuarto del volum ... Continue reading

2022 MODEL HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES REVEALED AND ARRIVING AT WORLDWIDE DEALERSHIPS

2022 MODEL HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES REVEALED AND ARRIVING AT WORLDWIDE DEALERSHIPS

2022 MODEL HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES REVEALED AND ARRIVING AT WORLDWIDE DEALERSHIPS Additional All-New Models to be Introduced January 26 in World Premiere Event MILWAUKEE, WI (January 5, 2022) – Harley-Davidson today revealed a portion of its 2022 motorcycle line and announced these bikes are arriving at auth ... Continue reading

Battery Resourcers to Open North America's Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Facility by August 2022

Battery Resourcers to Open North America's Largest Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Facility by August 2022

COVINGTON, Ga., Jan. 5, 2022 -- Battery Resourcers, a vertically integrated lithium-ion battery recycling and engineered materials company, today announced plans to open a commercial-scale, lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Covington, Ga. ... Continue reading

BYRON ALLEN'S NEWLY-CREATED ALLEN MEDIA DIGITAL LAUNCHES DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER FREE VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE SPORTS.TV

BYRON ALLEN'S NEWLY-CREATED ALLEN MEDIA DIGITAL LAUNCHES DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER FREE VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE SPORTS.TV

Allen Media Digital Sports.TV LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Byron Allen's Allen Media Group newly-created division Allen Media Digital is proud to announce the official launch of its new free-streaming platform SPORTS.TV. ... Continue reading

Cognata Works with Qualcomm Technologies to Provide its ADAS Simulation Platform

Cognata Works with Qualcomm Technologies to Provide its ADAS Simulation Platform

REHOVOT, Israel, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Cognata LTD announced today it will work with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to provide Cognata's simulation platform for sensor and control simulations. ... Continue reading

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2022 -- The CPSC announces today the following recalls are posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Motor Market to grow by USD 6.31 bn from 2020 to 2025| Increasing Sales of EVs to Boost Market Growth | 17000+ Technavio Reports

Electric Vehicle Motor Market to grow by USD 6.31 bn from 2020 to 2025| Increasing Sales of EVs to Boost Market Growth | 17000+ Technavio Reports

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2022 -- The "Electric Vehicle Motor Market by Other 1 (MPR, HPR, and LPR) and Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA) - Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025" report has been added to Technavio's offering. ... Continue reading

EVgo Hires Technology Infrastructure Industry Veteran Dennis Kish as Chief Operating Officer

EVgo Hires Technology Infrastructure Industry Veteran Dennis Kish as Chief Operating Officer

LOS ANGELES--EVgo Inc. , the nation’s largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles (EVs) and only platform powered by 100% renewable electricity, today announced the appointment of Dennis Kish as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 2022. Kish brings over 30 years of experience in the high t ... Continue reading

Fenix Parts Completes Acquisition of Keiffer Auto Recyclers

Fenix Parts Completes Acquisition of Keiffer Auto Recyclers

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail HURST, Texas--Fenix Parent LLC, operating as Fenix Parts (“Fenix Parts”), a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer automotive parts, announced today it has completed its acquisition of the assets of ... Continue reading

Fun Town RV Hosts the 5th Annual DFW RV Party Inside AT&T Stadium

Fun Town RV Hosts the 5th Annual DFW RV Party Inside AT&T Stadium

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Fun Town RV will be bringing the annual DFW RV Party back to AT&T Stadium on March 10th - 13th. The show will build on last year's success by turning up the notch with bigger performers, more special guests, and even more RVs. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group to Become "Future Builder" Beyond the World's Best Shipbuilder

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group to Become "Future Builder" Beyond the World's Best Shipbuilder

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2022  -- "Hyundai Heavy Industries Group has grown into the world's biggest shipbuilder for the past 50 years. ... Continue reading

Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 392 Wins Four Wheeler '2022 SUV of the Year'

Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 392 Wins Four Wheeler '2022 SUV of the Year'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 5, 2022 -- 2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 wins Four Wheeler '2022 SUV of the Year' 2022 Jeep® Wrangler Rubicon 392 earns highest honor from leading 4x4 authority Four Wheeler judges evaluated new SUVs during a full week of testing, including ramp travel index (RTI) testing, track testing and ... Continue reading

Luminar and Volvo Cars Announce Plans for Next Generation SUV to be Revealed in 2022

Luminar and Volvo Cars Announce Plans for Next Generation SUV to be Revealed in 2022

LAS VEGAS--Luminar , the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, and Volvo Cars, the global automotive safety leader, revealed today at CES in Las Vegas the launch plans for the all electric next generation SUV. The event also marked the North American debut of the automaker’s Concept Rech ... Continue reading

Mobileye’s Self-Driving Secret? 200PB of Data

Mobileye’s Self-Driving Secret? 200PB of Data

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Like all drivers, autonomous vehicles will face a “long tail” of problems in which a self-driving vehicle encounters something it has not seen or experienced before. An example would be a tractor covered in snow, as shown here. ... Continue reading

NASA Releases Autonomous Flight Termination Unit Software to Industry; Final Certification On-Target for February 2022

NASA Releases Autonomous Flight Termination Unit Software to Industry; Final Certification On-Target for February 2022

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2022 -- NASA has provided an advance release of its NASA Autonomous Flight Termination Unit (NAFTU) software code to the launch industry, a critical milestone toward the final certification of NAFTU, which is on-track for February 2022. ... Continue reading

Our Next Energy (ONE) Battery Powers Electric Vehicle 752 Miles Without Charging

Our Next Energy (ONE) Battery Powers Electric Vehicle 752 Miles Without Charging

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 5, 2022 -- Our Next Energy, Inc. (ONE), a Michigan battery technology company, has demonstrated a proof-of-concept battery that powered an electric vehicle 752 miles without recharging. ... Continue reading

Pure Watercraft Unveils New Electric Pontoon Boat

Pure Watercraft Unveils New Electric Pontoon Boat

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Pure Watercraft, a leading manufacturer of electric boats and propulsion systems, today unveiled its groundbreaking all-electric pontoon boat at CES and opened pre-orders on its web site.  This is the first product to result from Pure Watercraft's collaboration with General Motors . Pure Wat ... Continue reading

RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc. Acquires Clark Pavement Markings, Inc.

RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc. Acquires Clark Pavement Markings, Inc.

CHICAGO--RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc. (RoadSafe), the nation’s largest provider of traffic control and pavement marking services, announced today the acquisition of Clark Pavement Markings, Inc. (CPM). Based in Apex, North Carolina, CPM is a leading supplier of pavement marking products and services in the North Ca ... Continue reading

Rumble Breaks Company's Record for Video Consumption & Dan Bongino Reaches 2,000,000 Subscribers

Rumble Breaks Company's Record for Video Consumption & Dan Bongino Reaches 2,000,000 Subscribers

TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Rumble is proud to announce that The Dan Bongino Show's Rumble channel has reached 2,000,000 subscribers—more than twice the number of subscribers to the show's YouTube channel. ... Continue reading

THE MOTOROLA MA1 WIRELESS CAR ADAPTER FOR ANDROID AUTO™ LAUNCHES TODAY

THE MOTOROLA MA1 WIRELESS CAR ADAPTER FOR ANDROID AUTO™ LAUNCHES TODAY

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Today at CES 2022, SGW Global, a Motorola Strategic Brand Partner, debuts the Motorola MA1, a wireless car adapter for Android Auto. ... Continue reading

TuanChe Announces Plan to Strategically Expand into Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Sector

TuanChe Announces Plan to Strategically Expand into Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Sector

BEIJING, Jan. 5, 2022 -- TuanChe Limited ("TuanChe" or the "Company") , a leading integrated automotive marketplace in China, today announced its strategic plan to establish a new electric vehicle (EV) business line including a design, R&D and manufacturing team and expand its business into EV manufacturing. ... Continue reading

Damon Unveils Electrifying HyperFighter Family of Motorcycles at CES

Damon Unveils Electrifying HyperFighter Family of Motorcycles at CES

Damon Motors today officially unveiled the newest edition to its family of motorcycles: HyperFighter, a raw, muscular-silhouetted, electrifying streetfighter motorcycle built for a new generation of urban riders. The company introduced the HyperFighter Colossus motorcycle, as well as a future model, HyperFighter Unlimi ... Continue reading

Fisker Inc. Reveals World’s First Digital Radar in a Production Vehicle, Bringing State-of-the-Art Safety to Fisker Ocean All-Electric SUV

Fisker Inc. Reveals World’s First Digital Radar in a Production Vehicle, Bringing State-of-the-Art Safety to Fisker Ocean All-Electric SUV

Called Fisker Intelligent Pilot, the ADAS platform integrates four types of sensors: an industry-leading surround-view camera suite, a camera-based driver-monitoring system, ultrasonic technology, and a Digital-Imaging Radar System that Fisker expects will be first to market when the Fisker Ocean begins production in N ... Continue reading

Helbiz Announces Purchase of PIPE units by its Chief Executive Officer

Helbiz Announces Purchase of PIPE units by its Chief Executive Officer

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Helbiz Announces Purchase of PIPE units by its Chief Executive Officer (Photo: Business Wire) Helbiz Announces Purchase of PIPE units by its Chief Executive Officer (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail NEW YORK--Helbiz, Inc. (“Hel ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor Welcomes Public to Experience Future of Robotics and Metaverse at CES 2022

Hyundai Motor Welcomes Public to Experience Future of Robotics and Metaverse at CES 2022

Booth features Hyundai Motor's future vision of creating synergies between robotics and virtual reality under main theme of 'Expanding Human Reach', from Jan. 5-7 Diverse applications of the newly unveiled Plug & Drive (PnD) and Drive & Lift (DnL) module as well as Boston Dynamics' Spot® and Atlas™ to be on display ... Continue reading

Iteris Selected to Support Development of Connected Vehicle Data Exchange Platform for Florida Department of Transportation

Iteris Selected to Support Development of Connected Vehicle Data Exchange Platform for Florida Department of Transportation

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Iteris Selected to Support Development of Connected Vehicle Data Exchange Platform for Florida Department of Transportation (Graphic: Business Wire) Iteris Selected to Support Development of Connected Vehicle Data Exchange Platform for Florida Department of Transportation (Graphic: Bus ... Continue reading

Luxury Travel Hackers Reaches 250K Milestone in Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Their Influencer Based Travel Startup

Luxury Travel Hackers Reaches 250K Milestone in Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Their Influencer Based Travel Startup

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2022 -- Luxury Travel Hackers (LTH) has seen early success since launching their regulation crowdfunding raise two weeks ago via StartEngine. ... Continue reading

Mitigating Effect of Auto Inventory Shortages Imperative to Manufacturer Website Satisfaction, J.D. Power Finds

Mitigating Effect of Auto Inventory Shortages Imperative to Manufacturer Website Satisfaction, J.D. Power Finds

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study,SM —Winter (Graphic: Business Wire) J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study,SM —Winter (Graphic: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study ... Continue reading

OTR Tires Market by Application & Equipment (Construction & Mining, Industrial, Agriculture Tractors) - Global Forecast to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

OTR Tires Market by Application & Equipment (Construction & Mining, Industrial, Agriculture Tractors) - Global Forecast to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "OTR Tires Market by Application & Equipment (Construction & Mining, Industrial, Agriculture Tractors), Type (Wheeled, Track), Rim Size, Process (Mold & Pre-Cure), Retreading Market by Process & Application and Region - Global Forecast to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The ... Continue reading

The 2021-2022 Global Top Brands lists announced - a tribute to China's innovation power

The 2021-2022 Global Top Brands lists announced - a tribute to China's innovation power

BEIJING, Jan. 6, 2022 -- On January 6, 2022, the 2021-2022 Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony (GTB), co-hosted by Asia Digital Group, Europe Digital Group and TWICE has been held online during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). As a key part of CES, the Global Top Brands has attracted the attention of gl ... Continue reading

Ziebart Announces Unprecedented Annual Growth amid Chip Shortage

Ziebart Announces Unprecedented Annual Growth amid Chip Shortage

TROY, Mich., Jan. 6, 2022 -- Due to extreme demand for vehicle care services, leading automotive protection services provider Ziebart is ending 2021 with record-breaking sales and franchise growth. ... Continue reading

Amazon and Stellantis Collaborate To Accelerate Stellantis’ Software Transformation

Amazon and Stellantis Collaborate To Accelerate Stellantis’ Software Transformation

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Amazon and Stellantis today announced a series of global, multi-year agreements that will introduce new connected experiences across millions of vehicles. (Graphic: Business Wire) SEATTLE & AMSTERDAM--Amazon and Stellantis N.V. (NYSE/MTA/Euronext Paris: STLA), a leading global automake ... Continue reading

VINFAST ANNOUNCES ITS ALL ELECTRIC STRATEGY AND FULL ELECTRIC VEHICLE LINEUP AT CES 2022

VINFAST ANNOUNCES ITS ALL ELECTRIC STRATEGY AND FULL ELECTRIC VEHICLE LINEUP AT CES 2022

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2022 -- During the VinFast Global EV Day at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022), VinFast announced a new development strategy and revealed its complete electric vehicle lineup covering five segments. ... Continue reading

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD - Review by David Colman +VIDEO

If you want a secure piece of mobile real estate, this should be your SUV choice ... Continue reading

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo - Review by Mark Fulmer

More Style More Room and of course More Zoom. Looking like it just emerged from a pool of red glossy paint, the new CX-30 blends sport with smooth and nary a sharp or angular line interrupts its stylish flow. ... Continue reading

U-Haul Introduces Armored War Rigs For Californians Trying To Flee State's Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland

U-Haul Introduces Armored War Rigs For Californians Trying To Flee State's Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland

To help meet the demand of millions of people desperately trying to escape the dark, ravaged wasteland of California, U-Haul is introducing a new product in its moving van line-up: the War Rig. ... Continue reading

E-Fuel, The Latest Distraction and Threat to Ethanol Acceptance

E-Fuel, The Latest Distraction and Threat to Ethanol Acceptance

The hype about electric vehicles and the irrational support for any ersatz e-fuel is nothing more than another harmful distraction ... Continue reading

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