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2019 Chevrolet Equinox Review By Larry Nutson

2019 Chevrolet Equinox Review By Larry Nutson

For my week’s time with the 2019 Equinox I drove a Premier AWD with the 2.0-L engine. Base price was $35,700. Installed options included the Confidence and Convenience package II for $2,145 that added an 8-way power passenger seat, ventilated front seats, heated outboard rear seats, heated steering wheel, low speed f ... Continue reading

ATA Honors Rhode Island's Chris Maxwell with President's TAEC Award

ATA Honors Rhode Island's Chris Maxwell with President's TAEC Award

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Today, Rhode Island Trucking Association President and CEO Chris Maxwell was named the 18th recipient of the American Trucking Associations' President's Trucking Association Executives Council Leadership Award during ATA's 86th Management Conference and Exhibition. ... Continue reading

ATA Honors Trucking Advocates with Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards

ATA Honors Trucking Advocates with Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Today, American Trucking Associations presented the Mike Russell Trucking Image Awards to one motor carrier, one state trucking association, one fleet executive, and one professional truck driver. ... Continue reading

Mark O’Neil Joins CarMax’s Board of Directors

Mark O’Neil Joins CarMax’s Board of Directors

RICHMOND, Va.--CarMax, Inc. today announced its board of directors has elected Mark O’Neil as a director, effective today. Mark F. O’Neil, 61, retired as COO of Cox Automotive in March 2019. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz Launches Interactive Augmented Reality Experience for Fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta

Mercedes-Benz Launches Interactive Augmented Reality Experience for Fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta

ATLANTA--Attention Atlanta sports fans: it’s time to dust off your Dirty Bird dancing shoes and practice your post-game rhetoric. Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is enhancing the fan experience with the introduction of its all-new Augmented Reality (AR) experience at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, allowing dreams of sharing a touc ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Electric Unveils “EMIRAI S” Concept Cabin

Mitsubishi Electric Unveils “EMIRAI S” Concept Cabin

TOKYO--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) today unveiled its EMIRAI S concept car equipped with cutting-edge technologies, such as an innovative human-machine interface and biological-sensing technologies, which are expected to contribute to safe and secure transportation as well as enhanced passenger commun ... Continue reading

MSC Meraviglia Makes Her North American Debut

MSC Meraviglia Makes Her North American Debut

MANHATTAN, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2019 -- MSC Meraviglia — MSC Cruises' first Meraviglia Class smart ship — made her inaugural visit to North American shores today, arriving at Manhattan Pier in New York City. ... Continue reading

Pirelli And Abarth In Rallying: 50 Years On, Another Victory Together With The Abarth 124 Rally

Pirelli And Abarth In Rallying: 50 Years On, Another Victory Together With The Abarth 124 Rally

[cid:image001.jpg@01D57D00.E7365FB0] PRESS RELEASE PIRELLI AND ABARTH IN RALLYING: 50 YEARS ON, ANOTHER VICTORY TOGETHER WITH THE ABARTH 124 RALLY THE PIRELLI COLLEZIONE TIRE RANGE FOR CLASSIC CARS INCLUDES THE CN36 FOR THE 124 SPIDER FROM THE 1970s [A close up of a car going down the road Description automatically gen ... Continue reading

Statement Of AARP California State Director Nancy McPherson On Governor Newsom's Signing Of AB 824

Statement Of AARP California State Director Nancy McPherson On Governor Newsom's Signing Of AB 824

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2019 --On behalf of AARP's 3.3 million California members, we thank Governor Newsom for signing AB 824 into law, which bans "pay-to-delay" agreements between brand-name and generic drug companies, which have kept low-cost generic medications off the market. ... Continue reading

Barrett-Jackson Ends 2019 Auction Season with Diverse, 100-Percent No Reserve Docket, Hosts Automotive Legend Roger Penske

Barrett-Jackson Ends 2019 Auction Season with Diverse, 100-Percent No Reserve Docket, Hosts Automotive Legend Roger Penske

2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Cup Series Race Car (Lot #3001) raised $250,000 to benefit United Way for Southeastern Michigan during the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction. (Photo: Business Wire) 2018 Ford Fusion NASCAR Cup Series Race Car (Lot #3001) raised $250,000 to benefit United Way for Southeastern Michigan during ... Continue reading

Pep Boys Offers Assistance In Weather Preparation and Preventative Maintenance During Fall Car Care Month

Pep Boys Offers Assistance In Weather Preparation and Preventative Maintenance During Fall Car Care Month

Fall Car Care Month provides an opportunity to remind drivers about the importance of weather preparation and preventative maintenance, especially before holiday travel ... Continue reading

The Midwest Automotive Media Association Hosted Nearly 80 Media Members to Experience More than 50 Vehicles during its Annual Fall Rally

The Midwest Automotive Media Association Hosted Nearly 80 Media Members to Experience More than 50 Vehicles during its Annual Fall Rally

Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) recently held its annual Fall Rally, where nearly 80 media members gathered to test-drive more than 50 of the industry’s latest cars, trucks and SUVs. Held at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, the 2019 MAMA Fall Rally was presented by Subaru and offered journalists ample ... Continue reading

Global Camping and Caravanning Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts Report 2019-2025 Featuring ACCOR, Hilton, Internacional Palamos, Radisson Hotel Group - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Camping and Caravanning Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts Report 2019-2025 Featuring ACCOR, Hilton, Internacional Palamos, Radisson Hotel Group - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Camping and Caravanning - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Camping and Caravanning market worldwide is projected to grow by US$27.2 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 6.8% Recreational Vehicle Parks & Campgrounds, one of the segments ... Continue reading

Lithia Motors Welcomes New Stores in Morgantown, West Virginia

Lithia Motors Welcomes New Stores in Morgantown, West Virginia

MEDFORD, Ore.--Lithia Motors, Inc. announced today the addition of Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat and Subaru stores in Morgantown, West Virginia. These stores join Ford Lincoln of Morgantown, acquired in June 2019, as part of the Lithia nationwide network reaching 82% of the U.S. “We’re excited to broaden our offerin ... Continue reading

MIPI Alliance Advances Activities for ADAS, ADS and Other Automotive Applications

MIPI Alliance Advances Activities for ADAS, ADS and Other Automotive Applications

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, today announced key advancements and activities designed to enhance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous driving systems (ADS) and other automotive appl ... Continue reading

Plus.ai Partners with Minnesota Department of Transportation to Accelerate Adoption of Self-Driving Trucks and Prepare Them for Extreme Winter Road Conditions

Plus.ai Partners with Minnesota Department of Transportation to Accelerate Adoption of Self-Driving Trucks and Prepare Them for Extreme Winter Road Conditions

Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail CUPERTINO, Calif.--Plus.ai (www.plus.ai), a leading provider of self-driving trucking technology, today announced a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), marking the agency’s first partnership with an auto ... Continue reading

2019 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Inscription Review by David Colman

2019 Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Inscription Review by David Colman

Can you find a sleeker looking SUV than this Volvo? From outside, the body design is flawless, with flowing character lines, subtle wheel arches and minimal chrome. Inside, the choice of materials and textures is understated but elegant, stylish not lavish. ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback ENGINE: 2.0-liter DOHC I-4 TRANSMISSION: CVT with paddles HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 168 hp @ 6,600 rpm/151 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 rpm WHEELBASE: 103.9 in. ... Continue reading

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

New Car Review: 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit Edition Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

When it comes to automobiles, I am schizophrenic. My demographic group and my hair color lead me to large, comfortable American sedans. However, I was weaned on small British sports cars and the thrill of driving a fun small car is still in my blood. AGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau ... Continue reading

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