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Nissan Technology Helps You Drive Safely

Nissan Technology Helps You Drive Safely

Nissan’s ProPILOT Assist, Intelligent Cruise Control, Traffic Sign Recognition and Safety Shield 360 suite of advanced technologies, standard on most models, can help Release Photos [8] Videos [4] Save Remove Download Share June 8, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After weeks in quarantine, U.S residents are venturing out a ... Continue reading

CarMax Announces First Quarter Conference Call and Annual Meeting Information

CarMax Announces First Quarter Conference Call and Annual Meeting Information

RICHMOND, Va.--CarMax, Inc. will report its financial results for the first quarter ending May 31, 2020, before the market opens on June 19, 2020, and it will host a conference call with investors at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results. Participants on the call will include Bill Nash, president and CEO, Tom Reedy, ex ... Continue reading

Commercial Automobile Insurers Could See Fewer But Costlier Claims in Pandemic (AM BestTV)

Commercial Automobile Insurers Could See Fewer But Costlier Claims in Pandemic (AM BestTV)

OLDWICK, N.J.--In this episode of AMBestTV, insurance industry experts say they worry that essential workers logging longer hours could hike claims severity, even though insurers saw accident frequency drop during the quarantine. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=commercialauto620 to view the entire program. ... Continue reading

Total U.S. Aftermarket Forecast to Decline 8.8% But Expected to Rebound in 2021

Total U.S. Aftermarket Forecast to Decline 8.8% But Expected to Rebound in 2021

BETHESDA, Md. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 5, 2020 -- Total U.S. automotive aftermarket sales are forecast to decrease 8.8 percent in 2020 as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related factors, according to the "2020 Joint Channel Forecast Model" produced jointly by the Auto Care Association ... Continue reading

GAC MOTOR Delivers the First All-electric Vehicle GE3 Overseas

GAC MOTOR Delivers the First All-electric Vehicle GE3 Overseas

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 5, 2020 -- GAC MOTOR recently completed the first overseas delivery of its all-electric vehicle, the GE3 SUV. Yakov Ben Hion, the first international GE3 owner, is a technology enthusiast and environmentalist. ... Continue reading

A Glimpse into BYD’s Blade Battery Factory in Chongqing

A Glimpse into BYD’s Blade Battery Factory in Chongqing

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail (Photo: Business Wire) CHONGQING, China--On June 4, 2020, over a hundred members of the media and industry experts were given on-site access to the FinDreams Battery Factory in Chongqing. This is the first factory tour that BYD has conducted since it debuted the Blade Battery on March ... Continue reading

ESP Auto Auction and former ADESA CEO buy Online dealer to dealer platform TradeHelper

ESP Auto Auction and former ADESA CEO buy Online dealer to dealer platform TradeHelper

MONTREAL, June 8, 2020 -- Canadian auto auction leader ESP auction and it's President Alain Boisvert and former ADESA auction's President and CEO Stephane St-Hilaire announced today that they have acquired a majority stake in the Canadian Online dealer to dealer auction platform TradeHelper. ESP auction, a physical wh ... Continue reading

Insights on the Global Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market to 2027 - Featuring Dainese, FLY Racing & Fox Head Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Insights on the Global Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market to 2027 - Featuring Dainese, FLY Racing & Fox Head Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Protective Motorbike Riding Gear - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis and the looming economic recession, the Protective Motorbike Riding Gear market worldwide will grow by a projected US$3 Billion, during the analysis ... Continue reading

Local New-car Dealers Open for Free Safety Recall Repair

Local New-car Dealers Open for Free Safety Recall Repair

CHICAGO, June 8, 2020 -- According to the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA), 40 percent of safety recalls are never completed. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), the area's association representing more than 400 franchised new-car dealerships, is reminding the public that due to exces ... Continue reading

Pep Boys Announces ‘Top Techs’

Pep Boys Announces ‘Top Techs’

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Pep Boys is celebrating Automotive Service Professionals Week by announcing its Top Techs, the winners of its annual tech of the year award. From left to right: Bryan Lamparter, a master technician in Charlotte, N.C.; William Bowles, a master technician in Fort Worth, Texas; Jason Kirb ... Continue reading

United States Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Market Analysis and Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

United States Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Market Analysis and Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "U.S. Light Truck and Utility Vehicle Market Analysis and Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides a detailed survey of the U.S. light truck and utility vehicle market. ... Continue reading

Vroom Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Vroom Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK--Vroom, Inc. (“Vroom”), the online automotive retailer, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 21,250,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $22.00 per share. Vroom has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,187,500 shares of its common stock ... Continue reading

US Senators Call Out NHTSA For Failure To Protect Americans From Risk Of Internet Connected Cars, Demand Answers, Says Consumer Watchdog

US Senators Call Out NHTSA For Failure To Protect Americans From Risk Of Internet Connected Cars, Demand Answers, Says Consumer Watchdog

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2020 -- Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, today sent a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), calling out the agency's "dangerously reactive approach to cybersecurity" i ... Continue reading

Autoliv Promotes Kevin Fox to Lead its Americas Division

Autoliv Promotes Kevin Fox to Lead its Americas Division

STOCKHOLM, June 9, 2020 -- Autoliv, Inc. , the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, will promote Kevin Fox to the position of President, Americas and a member of Autoliv's Executive Management Team. The promotion is expected to be effective on June 15th upon the previously announced resignation of Daniel Gar ... Continue reading

Briggs & Stratton Corporation And Club Car Announce Strategic Supply Agreement

Briggs & Stratton Corporation And Club Car Announce Strategic Supply Agreement

MILWAUKEE, June 9, 2020 -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently announced a new strategic supply agreement with Ingersoll Rand® to power Club Car® vehicles with its Vanguard® Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Packs. Beginning in July, the Company will power Club Car's new Lithium-Ion line of Fleet Golf Cars. ... Continue reading

Comscore and Cox Media Group Announce Expansion Agreement for Television Measurement

Comscore and Cox Media Group Announce Expansion Agreement for Television Measurement

RESTON, Va., June 9, 2020 -- Comscore , a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, today announced an agreement to provide Cox Media Group (CMG) with TV measurement in six new markets: Syracuse, NY, Spokane, WA, Idaho Falls, ID, Eureka, CA, Binghamton, NY, and Alexandria, LA. Add ... Continue reading

Life Insurance Sales Face Double Digit Sales Declines

Life Insurance Sales Face Double Digit Sales Declines

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 9, 2020 -- Wink, Inc. released the first quarter, 2020 life sales results in its 91st edition of Wink's Sales & Market Report. Wink's Sales & Market Report is the insurance industry's #1 resource for life insurance sales data, since 1997. ... Continue reading

Michelin Launches Premium Line of Automotive Belts, Tensioners and Idlers on Amazon

Michelin Launches Premium Line of Automotive Belts, Tensioners and Idlers on Amazon

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 9, 2020 -- Michelin North America is launching a new line of quality automotive belts, tensioners and idlers available for purchase through Amazon. Automotive technicians and "DIY" enthusiasts can now purchase Michelin serpentine drive belts, along with matching idlers and tensioners, that focus ... Continue reading

PitStop Carwash Joins Mammoth Holdings

PitStop Carwash Joins Mammoth Holdings

ATLANTA, June 9, 2020 -- Mammoth Holdings, LLC ("Mammoth"), an Atlanta-based conveyor car wash operator, has acquired PitStop Carwash ("PitStop"), a five unit express conveyor car wash operator in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  PitStop's founders, Steve Schmidt and Brian Hill, made a significant equity investm ... Continue reading

Standard Motor Products Launches the Updated SMP® Parts App

Standard Motor Products Launches the Updated SMP® Parts App

NEW YORK, June 9, 2020 -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the launch of its updated SMP® Parts App, available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store. With more than 60,000 installs, the revamped SMP® Parts App has been updated with new tools to make part lookups even easier, including a Key ... Continue reading

The 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e PHEV Sports Activity Vehicle. Close-up Look

The 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e PHEV Sports Activity Vehicle. Close-up Look

New 3.0 liter inline 6-cylinder turbocharged plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Larger 24 kWh battery for estimated 30-mile electric only range. ... Continue reading

Global Emission Control Catalyst Market: Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities (2013-2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Emission Control Catalyst Market: Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities (2013-2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Technology Landscape, Trends and Opportunities in the Global Emission Control Catalyst Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The technologies in emission control catalyst has undergone significant changes in recent years, with traditional two way catalytic convertors to advanc ... Continue reading

Global Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Market Analysis 2017-2025 by Charging Type, Power Supply Range, Charging System, Vehicle Type and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Market Analysis 2017-2025 by Charging Type, Power Supply Range, Charging System, Vehicle Type and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Market By Charging Type (Static & Dynamic), By Power Supply Range (3-11kW; 12-50kW; Above 50kW), By Charging System, By Vehicle Type, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Wire ... Continue reading

India Electric Motors Market (2020 to 2026) - by Types, Power Capacity, Voltage, Sectors, Regions and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

India Electric Motors Market (2020 to 2026) - by Types, Power Capacity, Voltage, Sectors, Regions and Competitive Landscape - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "India Electric Motors Market (2020-2026): Market Forecast by Types, by Power Capacity, by Voltage, by Sectors, by Regions, and Competitive Landscape" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to this research, India Electric Motors Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% d ... Continue reading

2020 Global and China Low Speed Autonomous Driving Industry - COVID-19 Brings New Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2020 Global and China Low Speed Autonomous Driving Industry - COVID-19 Brings New Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global and China Low Speed Autonomous Driving Industry Report, 2019-2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In 2019, low speed autonomous driving market tended to calm down, with more regular pilots but on small scale. ... Continue reading

Advance Auto Parts To Sponsor NASCAR Weekly Series In Multiyear Agreement

Advance Auto Parts To Sponsor NASCAR Weekly Series In Multiyear Agreement

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. & RALEIGH, N.C.--As NASCAR Weekly Series sanctioned events begin to return at select tracks across North America, NASCAR and Advance Auto Parts , a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, tod ... Continue reading

Executive Yacht Announces the Sale of New 2020 Pershing 62 to an American Owner

Executive Yacht Announces the Sale of New 2020 Pershing 62 to an American Owner

TORONTO, June 10, 2020 -- Executive Yacht, Canada's leading luxury yacht brokerage firm, announced this week the successful sale of the new 2020 Pershing 62 M/Y Roxy to an American owner and an avid lover of yachting, having purchased 14 vessels to date. The stunning 33-ton yacht will be transported from Ft. ... Continue reading

Ford, Volkswagen Sign Agreements for Joint Projects on Commercial Vehicles, EVs, Autonomous Driving

Ford, Volkswagen Sign Agreements for Joint Projects on Commercial Vehicles, EVs, Autonomous Driving

DEARBORN, Mich. & WOLFSBURG, Germany--Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today signed agreements that expand their global alliance to meet rapidly evolving needs of their respective customers in Europe and other regions by leveraging complementary strengths in midsize pickup trucks and commercial and electric vehicle ... Continue reading

Hankook Tire America Corp. Announces Curtis Brison as Vice President of PCLT Sales

Hankook Tire America Corp. Announces Curtis Brison as Vice President of PCLT Sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 10, 2020 -- Leading global tire maker Hankook Tire announces that Curtis Brison has been named as Hankook Tire America's U.S. Passenger Car and Light Truck (PCLT) Sales Vice President effective June 1, 2020. In this role, he will be responsible for all U.S. PCLT sales and corporate accounts.  ... Continue reading

Low Rolling Resistance Tire Market 2020-2024 | Vehicle Weight Reduction Offered by Wide-Base LRR Tires to Boost Growth | Technavio

Low Rolling Resistance Tire Market 2020-2024 | Vehicle Weight Reduction Offered by Wide-Base LRR Tires to Boost Growth | Technavio

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Low Rolling Resistance Tire Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Low Rolling Resistance Tire Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) Fu ... Continue reading

Sheehy Auto Stores Dealerships Unite to Lend Support Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sheehy Auto Stores Dealerships Unite to Lend Support Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

FAIRFAX, Va., June 10, 2020 -- Sheehy Auto Stores, together with their 29 dealerships throughout Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Annapolis, and Hagerstown, Maryland; and Richmond, Virginia; reinforced their commitment to the community, and appreciation of frontline and essential workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. " ... Continue reading

A Plan to Reinvent American Democracy for the 21st Century Responding to a Nation in Crisis

A Plan to Reinvent American Democracy for the 21st Century Responding to a Nation in Crisis

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2020 -- A bipartisan commission, convened by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, released a report today that recommends 31 steps to strengthen America's institutions and civic culture to help a nation in crisis emerge with a more resilient democracy. While the project began in 2018, rec ... Continue reading

Automotive Test Equipment Market Size Worth $3.2 Billion by 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

Automotive Test Equipment Market Size Worth $3.2 Billion by 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2020 -- The global automotive test equipment market size is expected to reach USD 3.2 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is experiencing substantial growth ascribed to the utilization ... Continue reading

Ford Foundation Takes Historic, Unprecedented Action to Increase Grantmaking for Nonprofits by $1 Billion with Proceeds of Offering of Social Bonds in Response to COVID-19

Ford Foundation Takes Historic, Unprecedented Action to Increase Grantmaking for Nonprofits by $1 Billion with Proceeds of Offering of Social Bonds in Response to COVID-19

NEW YORK, June 11, 2020 -- In response to the existential threat caused by Covid-19 to nonprofit organizations, the Ford Foundation and its Board of Trustees today announced the intent to offer for sale $1 billion of taxable Social Bonds, the net proceeds of which will be used for grantmaking to help sustain and stren ... Continue reading

KBRA Europe Releases Research – France’s Auto Industry Support Prioritises ESG Objectives

KBRA Europe Releases Research – France’s Auto Industry Support Prioritises ESG Objectives

DUBLIN--Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe (KBRA) releases research highlighting how environmental and climate change concerns have increasingly influenced European Union governments’ policy agenda and have formed a central tenet of President Emmanuel Macron’s strategy to transform the French economy. France’s finan ... Continue reading

The Fuel Rewards® Program and Shell Team up with DoorDash, Providing Relief to Dashers at the Pump

The Fuel Rewards® Program and Shell Team up with DoorDash, Providing Relief to Dashers at the Pump

Shell have joined forces to provide DoorDash’s drivers, known as Dashers, with a limited time offer of saving 10 cents per gallon every time they fill up as part of their Fuel Rewards membership. ... Continue reading

STUNNING NEW/OLD FUJI WHITE 1993 DEFENDER FROM OSPREY CUSTOM CARS

STUNNING NEW/OLD FUJI WHITE 1993 DEFENDER FROM OSPREY CUSTOM CARS

OSPREY CUSTOM CARS, has a well-deserved reputation for their exceptional custom-built classic Defenders, Broncos, and old FJ restomods. They also have a Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO) to build, from the ground up, replicated models of older model Land Rovers. ... Continue reading

Auto Insurance Websites Surpass Agents in Importance to Customer Interaction, J.D. Power Finds

Auto Insurance Websites Surpass Agents in Importance to Customer Interaction, J.D. Power Finds

J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Auto Insurance Study,SM released today, insurance company websites—for the first time in the study’s 21-year history—officially surpass agents in terms of importance to client interaction and service by providing higher customer satisfaction. ... Continue reading

Ford Motor Company Issues Two Safety Recalls in North America

Ford Motor Company Issues Two Safety Recalls in North America

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. ... Continue reading

Ethanol Is The SAVIOR of the Oil Industry, American Auto Industry, Internal Combustion Engine, Convenience Stores, Automotive Supply Chain, And More!

Ethanol Is The SAVIOR of the Oil Industry, American Auto Industry, Internal Combustion Engine, Convenience Stores, Automotive Supply Chain, And More!

Replacing the internal combustion engine with electric motors will have disastrous consequences for millions of workers, the world economy, and investors. No internal combustion powered vehicles means long waits to charge up, loss of mobility freedom, and the auto industry in the US. ... Continue reading

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