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43% of Flat Li-ion Battery Market Growth to Originate from APAC, Market Size and Share - Technavio

43% of Flat Li-ion Battery Market Growth to Originate from APAC, Market Size and Share - Technavio

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2022 -- The increase in demand for smartphones is notably driving the FLAT Li-ion BATTERY MARKET growth, although factors such as the availability of substitute products may impede the market growth. ... Continue reading

Faraday Future Reveals New Manufacturing Updates and Introduces ?FF ieFactory California,’ the Official Name of Its Hanford, Calif. Manufacturing Plant

Faraday Future Reveals New Manufacturing Updates and Introduces ?FF ieFactory California,’ the Official Name of Its Hanford, Calif. Manufacturing Plant

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Faraday Future today gave further progress updates at its North American manufacturing facility and unveiled the official name of the production plant located in Hanford, California which will now be identified as ?FF ieFactory California.’ This state-of-the-art facility will lead ... Continue reading

Green Hydrogen Market is Estimated to Clock a Staggering CAGR of 51.6% during the Forecast Period, Notes TMR Study

Green Hydrogen Market is Estimated to Clock a Staggering CAGR of 51.6% during the Forecast Period, Notes TMR Study

Polymer electrolyte membrane electrolyzes also offer good thermal stability and better film forming ability, which drives the demand for green hydrogen Due to a rising number of government initiatives aimed at the promotion and production of renewable energy, the global market for green hydrogen is anticipated to progr ... Continue reading

TrueCar Releases Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Stockholder Letter

TrueCar Releases Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Stockholder Letter

Live call and webcast will occur on August 3 at 9:00 a.m. ET SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2022 -- TrueCar, Inc., today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022 in a stockholder letter, which is available HERE and on the TrueCar investor relations website at ir.truecar.com. ... Continue reading

Allison Transmission Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

Allison Transmission Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

INDIANAPOLIS--Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. , a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, today reported net sales for the second qua ... Continue reading

CarRx Earns Top Industry Award Only A Year After Launch

CarRx Earns Top Industry Award Only A Year After Launch

2022 Auto Dealer Today Dealers' Choice Awards IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2022 -- Connected Dealer Services' vehicle health and direct automotive marketing platform, CarRx, earned a first-place Diamond award in the Service Retention category in the 2022 Auto Dealer Today Dealers' Choice Awards, while the company's invent ... Continue reading

Daughter Of Hiroshima Survivor, Looking for Watch Stolen From UN, To Show At G7 Summit - Documentary To Call Out To World "8:15 Hiroshima | From Father To Daughter" First Global Screening Event (Free, August 5-9)

Daughter Of Hiroshima Survivor, Looking for Watch Stolen From UN, To Show At G7 Summit - Documentary To Call Out To World "8:15 Hiroshima | From Father To Daughter" First Global Screening Event (Free, August 5-9)

Filmed in Brooklyn and Hiroshima - A First Person Account of a Teen Hiroshima Survivor to Remind the World of The Horrors of Nuclear War and The Power of Love and Forgiveness. A Global Screening Will Occur During the Tenth Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference Being Held at The United Nations in New York – ... Continue reading

Fisker Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Fisker Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Designed by Henrik Fisker, the all-electric Fisker Ocean is a beautiful new icon of sustainable mobility. While keeping the design language and functionality of an SUV, the Fisker Ocean features a dramatically sculpted exterior with an aggressive stance, clean lines, sleek surfaces, ul ... Continue reading

Valvoline Reports Third-Quarter Results

Valvoline Reports Third-Quarter Results

Recently Announced Agreement for Sale of Global Products for $2.65 Billion in Cash Reported net income of $99 million grew 2% and earnings per diluted share (EPS) of $0.55 increased 4% Adjusted EPS of $0.58 improved 5% and adjusted EBITDA of $180 million increased 4% Sales grew 21% to $957 million driven by strong dema ... Continue reading

Automotive Airless Tire Market records a Y-O-Y of 4.74%, Highlighting the use of 3D printing to reduce manufacturing costs and curb pollution as a major trend - Technavio

Automotive Airless Tire Market records a Y-O-Y of 4.74%, Highlighting the use of 3D printing to reduce manufacturing costs and curb pollution as a major trend - Technavio

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2022 -- According to the latest market research report titled Automotive Airless Tire Market by Material (Rubber and Plastic) and Geography (APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East and Africa) from Technavio, the market size is expected to increase by USD 251.06 million between ... Continue reading

"Battery Sourcing and Procurement Market Report" Reveals that this Market will have a Growth of USD 51.36 Billion by 2026

"Battery Sourcing and Procurement Market Report" Reveals that this Market will have a Growth of USD 51.36 Billion by 2026

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Battery Sourcing and Procurement Market Report highlights the effect of COVID-19 on this market. ... Continue reading

Catalytic Converter Thefts Continue to Rise Exponentially

Catalytic Converter Thefts Continue to Rise Exponentially

--Church Mutual: WHAT: Catalytic converter thefts continue to increase nationwide. In addition to private passenger vehicles, thieves are also targeting cars, buses and other vehicles used by non-profits, schools, houses of worship and other organizations. ... Continue reading

Demand for Larger Cars Dents Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles [LendingTree Study]

Demand for Larger Cars Dents Environmental Impact of Electric Vehicles [LendingTree Study]

Hi Carey, Electric vehicle registrations have jumped by no less than 23.1% over the past four years. With gas prices fluctuating, electric and hybrid vehicles are both environmentally and economically conscious. ... Continue reading

Haig Partners Serves as Exclusive Advisor to Semersky Enterprises, One of the Largest Audi Dealers in the U.S., on the Acquisition of Audi Kirkwood

Haig Partners Serves as Exclusive Advisor to Semersky Enterprises, One of the Largest Audi Dealers in the U.S., on the Acquisition of Audi Kirkwood

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 9, 2022 -- Haig Partners LLC, the leading buy-sell advisory firm to auto, heavy truck and RV dealers in the U.S., served as the exclusive buy-side advisor to Semersky Enterprises on the acquisition of Audi Kirkwood, located near St Louis, MO, from LeadCar. ... Continue reading

InventHelp Inventor Develops Effective Way to Dry a Freshly-Washed Vehicle (HOF-205)

InventHelp Inventor Develops Effective Way to Dry a Freshly-Washed Vehicle (HOF-205)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 9, 2022 -- "I wanted to create a time-saving tool for drying a vehicle, motorcycle or truck," said an inventor, from Missouri City, Texas, "so I invented the HEATED AUTOMOTIVE AIRBLOW DRYER. ... Continue reading

Lafarge Canada Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Steps to Eliminate 188 Tons of Light-Duty Fleet CO2 Emissions

Lafarge Canada Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Steps to Eliminate 188 Tons of Light-Duty Fleet CO2 Emissions

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Lafarge Canada first four of 100 planned Electric Vehicle Charging Stations located in Vancouver, BC. (Photo: Business Wire) Lafarge Canada first four of 100 planned Electric Vehicle Charging Stations located in Vancouver, BC. ... Continue reading

Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Lightning Insights™ allows Lightning’s fleet customers to access key operational data on their vehicles in real-time and manage everything from charging schedules to route planning in one convenient portal (Photo: Lightning eMotors) Lightning Insights™ allows Lightning’s fleet ... Continue reading

North American Light Vehicle Growth Opportunities to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

North American Light Vehicle Growth Opportunities to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "North American Light Vehicle Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In 2021, North American light vehicle sales reached 16.8 million and is forecast to surpass 19 million by 2025 growing at a CAGR of 3.3%. The study aims to provide an overview of the automotive in ... Continue reading

Southeast Asia Automobile Industry Report 2022-2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Southeast Asia Automobile Industry Report 2022-2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Research Report on the Automobile Industry in Southeast Asia, 2022-2031" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The development of the automobile industry differs greatly among the Southeast Asian countries. ... Continue reading

Wynn Las Vegas Revs Up for the 2022 Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance™ Automotive Exhibition and Competition

Wynn Las Vegas Revs Up for the 2022 Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance™ Automotive Exhibition and Competition

Car Enthusiast Jay Leno Will Serve as Grand Marshal and Appear at the Event Hosted at the Only Resort Golf Course on the Las Vegas Strip LAS VEGAS, Aug. 9, 2022 -- The third annual Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance™, one of the world's most prestigious automotive events, debuts at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. ... Continue reading

Zipcar Launches Limited-Time Program, "Drive to Donate," to Benefit Southside Blooms

Zipcar Launches Limited-Time Program, "Drive to Donate," to Benefit Southside Blooms

Members can directly support Chicago's South Side youth by booking Zipcars by the hour or the day CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Zipcar, the world's leading car-sharing network, today announced the launch of its "Drive to Donate" program in support of Southside Blooms, a Chicago-based organization that strives to uplift Chic ... Continue reading

PURECARS ACQUIRES DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT PLATFORM AUTOSIGMA

PURECARS ACQUIRES DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT PLATFORM AUTOSIGMA

Addition of digital asset management to PureCars' platform enhances capability and efficiency in deploying offers and creative, across a wide range of advertising channels. ATLANTA, Aug. ... Continue reading

Alcohol Detection Systems In Autos Could Prevent Thousands Of Deaths Each Year Becoming Big Business for Ride-Sharing

Alcohol Detection Systems In Autos Could Prevent Thousands Of Deaths Each Year Becoming Big Business for Ride-Sharing

PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 9, 2022 -- Rideshare companies are evolving to utilize technology to make riders safer for their drivers and passengers. ... Continue reading

Allison Transmission Announces Board Changes

Allison Transmission Announces Board Changes

INDIANAPOLIS--Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has taken a range of Board refreshment actions, including naming Richard P. Lavin to succeed Thomas W. Rabaut as Lead Independent Director effective as of the date of the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders. Additionally, four ... Continue reading

Bosch in ADAS & Autonomous Driving Report 2022: Assess Bosch's Position in "Ranking by ADAS Revenue" vs. Continental and Other Tier-1s

Bosch in ADAS & Autonomous Driving Report 2022: Assess Bosch's Position in "Ranking by ADAS Revenue" vs. Continental and Other Tier-1s

DUBLIN, Aug. 9, 2022 -- The "Bosch in ADAS & Autonomous Driving" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

Clean Sweep: Jeep® Performance Parts Introduces New, High-Performance Windshield Wiper Blades

Clean Sweep: Jeep® Performance Parts Introduces New, High-Performance Windshield Wiper Blades

AUBURN HILLS, Mich, Aug. 9, 2022 -- More efficient glass-cleaning system uses less washer fluid and virtually eliminates "blind" seconds  To see the new performance wiper blades quickly restore visibility, a short video is available here   Continue Reading New performance wiper blades from Jeep Performance Parts a ... Continue reading

Delta Installs its New EV Charging Infrastructure Solution in its EMEA Headquarters Green Building

Delta Installs its New EV Charging Infrastructure Solution in its EMEA Headquarters Green Building

HOOFDDORP, Netherlands, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has implemented its Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure Solution at its EMEA headquarters (HQs) green building in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands. ... Continue reading

European and North American Passenger Vehicle Retail Agency Sales Model Report 2022: Transformational Growth in PV Retail Enhances Opportunities with More Control over Customer Data and Sales Network

European and North American Passenger Vehicle Retail Agency Sales Model Report 2022: Transformational Growth in PV Retail Enhances Opportunities with More Control over Customer Data and Sales Network

DUBLIN, Aug. 9, 2022 -- The "European and North American Agency Sales Model in PV Retail Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... Continue reading

EVgo Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

EVgo Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

LOS ANGELES--EVgo Inc. (“EVgo” or the “Company”) today announced results for the second quarter of 2022. The Company continues to execute on its growth plans on the back of continued electric vehicle (“EV”) adoption and market development. ... Continue reading

EV TECHNOLOGY GROUP UNDERPINS AMBITION TO GROW WITH PLANS TO OPEN ALL-NEW EV CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SILVERSTONE

EV TECHNOLOGY GROUP UNDERPINS AMBITION TO GROW WITH PLANS TO OPEN ALL-NEW EV CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SILVERSTONE

Image EV TECHNOLOGY GROUP UNDERPINS AMBITION TO GROW WITH PLANS TO OPEN ALL-NEW EV CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SILVERSTONE TORONTO, ON (09 AUGUST, 2022) – EV Technology Group Ltd. (the “Company�?? or “EV Technology Group�??) (OTCQB: EVTGF, NEO: EVTG, DE: B96A), announces today that it has enter ... Continue reading

FedEx Office Pilots Ford E-Transit Vans for FedEx SameDay® City Service

FedEx Office Pilots Ford E-Transit Vans for FedEx SameDay® City Service

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail FedEx SameDay® City courier in Ford E-Transit electric delivery vehicle delivers package to customer's home. (Photo: Business Wire) FedEx SameDay® City courier in Ford E-Transit electric delivery vehicle delivers package to customer's home. ... Continue reading

Global All Wheel Drive Market Report 2022: Rising Demand for SUVs and Need for Improved Vehicle Safety, Stability, & Enhanced Driving Dynamics Expected to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global All Wheel Drive Market Report 2022: Rising Demand for SUVs and Need for Improved Vehicle Safety, Stability, & Enhanced Driving Dynamics Expected to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "All Wheel Drive Market by System (Automatic, Manual), Vehicle Type (Passenger & Commercial Vehicle), EV Type (BEV, PHEV), Component (Power Transfer Unit, Differential, Propeller Shaft, Transfer Case, Final Drive Unit) and Region - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's o ... Continue reading

Hydrogen Electrolyzers Market, Integration of Renewables With Hydrogen Electrolyzers to Boost Market Growth - Technavio

Hydrogen Electrolyzers Market, Integration of Renewables With Hydrogen Electrolyzers to Boost Market Growth - Technavio

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 -- The "Hydrogen Electrolyzers Market" report has been added to Technavio's offering. ... Continue reading

Jacobs to Drive Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Statewide in Nevada

Jacobs to Drive Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Statewide in Nevada

Plan will deliver more sustainable transportation through equitable EV investments DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Jacobs helped the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) develop the state's electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure deployment plan. ... Continue reading

Motorcar Parts of America Reports Record First Quarter Sales

Motorcar Parts of America Reports Record First Quarter Sales

LOS ANGELES--Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. today reported results for its fiscal 2023 first quarter ended June 30, 2022 – reflecting strong demand after a modest start, with momentum building in May and June. Fiscal 2023 First Quarter Highlights Net sales reached a fiscal first quarter record of $164.0 million, an ... Continue reading

Starbucks, Volvo and ChargePoint announce locations for EV chargers along route from Denver to Seattle

Starbucks, Volvo and ChargePoint announce locations for EV chargers along route from Denver to Seattle

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Starbucks and Volvo Cars announced the first Starbucks stores where new electric vehicle (EV) chargers, powered by ChargePoint, will be available to customers and members of the public. Starbucks and Volvo Cars announced the first Starbucks stores where new electric vehicle (EV) charge ... Continue reading

U.S. Bank Delivers Real-Time Payment Solution to Auto Dealers

U.S. Bank Delivers Real-Time Payment Solution to Auto Dealers

MINNEAPOLIS--With another innovative RTP® Network solution, U.S. Bank can now provide loan funds to auto dealers instantly after the loan contract is finalized by the bank. Following a successful pilot completed in June, U.S. Bank has already enabled more than 800 auto dealers to receive funds from auto loans via a re ... Continue reading

2023 Acura Integra A-Spec Tech – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2023 Acura Integra A-Spec Tech – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

When Honda launched the Acura model line in the USA in 1986, two distinctly different models were available: The luxurious Legend sedan, and the sporty smaller Integra. Through a 22-year production run, the Integra developed into a worthy and much cheaper alternative to the 3 Series BMW. ... Continue reading

2022 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2022 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray - Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

it’s winter I’ve been spending time in the more moderate climate of coastal Southeastern U.S. where weather conditions and less dense traffic make for very good Corvette driving. Recently I had my third drive experience in the eighth-generation Corvette. ... Continue reading

Driving and Smoking

Driving and Smoking

We all have our own idea of what relaxation looks like. Of course, going on holiday to your favourite getaway destination is a great way to relax, as well as a great opportunity to really pamper yourself and indulge in all of your favourite vices. ... Continue reading

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