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BEV capacity: Why less is not always more

BEV capacity: Why less is not always more

There has been a lot of focus in recent years on battery capacity in battery electric vehicles (BEVs), primarily because it heavily influences electric driving range. This represents how much electrical energy the battery can release over an hour. ... Continue reading

Is the test drive dead? According to this startup - YES!

Is the test drive dead? According to this startup - YES!

the only direct-to-consumer marketplace for leasing a car online.  Different from other websites claiming to offer the same online simplified approach to the car leasing process, eAutoLease does not sell its leads to a third party. Cutting out the middle man, eAutoLease works directly with more than 40 dealer/manuf ... Continue reading

Blue Bird's Third Quarter Profits Higher Than Prior Year; Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Profit Growth; Strategic Actions Take Hold

Blue Bird's Third Quarter Profits Higher Than Prior Year; Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Profit Growth; Strategic Actions Take Hold

MACON, Ga.--Blue Bird Corporation (“Blue Bird”) , the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2019 third quarter results. Compared with prior year, Blue Bird improved Adjusted EBITDA by $4.9 million, or 20%, in the quarter to $29.0 million, despite higher commodity ... Continue reading

Celebrate 60 Years of Britain's Most Popular Car

Celebrate 60 Years of Britain's Most Popular Car

Did you know? August 26, 2019 marks 60 years to the day that the iconic Mini made its public debut. Over 5,300,000 of the original 1959-2000 Mini were manufactured, making it the best-selling single British car of all-time. ... Continue reading

Press Release - INFINITI Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Debut of EDITION 30 Lineup at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Press Release - INFINITI Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Debut of EDITION 30 Lineup at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

press release INFINITI celebrates 30th anniversary with debut of EDITION 30 lineup at the 2019 pebble beach Concours d’Elegance Images available for download HERE<https://infinitinews.com/en-US/infiniti/usa/releases/celebrates-30th-anniversary-with-debut-of-edition-30-lineup-at-the-2019-pebble-beach-concours-d-e ... Continue reading

RM Auctions Presents Cars & Coffee at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

RM Auctions Presents Cars & Coffee at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – 8/12/2019 For Immediate Release CONTACT: Walter Fisher, Marketing & Communications Manager August 2019 260-925-1444 / news@automobilemuseum.org<mailto:news@automobilemuseum.org> “RM Auctions Presents Cars & Coffee at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automob ... Continue reading

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail The Velodyne Puck 32MR™ bolsters Velodyne’s robust portfolio of patented sensor technology, delivering rich perception data for mid-range applications. (Photo: Business Wire) The Velodyne Puck 32MR™ bolsters Velodyne’s robust portfolio of patented sensor technology, delivering ... Continue reading

Another Reason to Love Your Jeep®: Buy It Installed, Inc. Announces Partnership with Bestop to Offer Professional Installation with Purchase

Another Reason to Love Your Jeep®: Buy It Installed, Inc. Announces Partnership with Bestop to Offer Professional Installation with Purchase

IRVINE, Calif.--Buy It Installed, an e-commerce service company, today announced a partnership with Bestop®, the leading manufacturer of premium soft tops and accessories. Since 1986, Bestop® has been the only supplier of factory soft tops for Jeep Wranglers. ... Continue reading

Car enthusiasts celebrate kick off to Car Week

Car enthusiasts celebrate kick off to Car Week

Click to view this email in a browser http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1351589/e20e5fe76d/578609127/06ef1b184c/ August 2019 Car Enthusiasts Celebrate Kick Off to Car Week at Inaugural Concours at Pasadera on Aug. 9 Photos Available here - http://cts.vresp.com/c/?ChatterboxPR/e20e5fe76d/06ef1b184c/da42d53754/dl=0 Plea ... Continue reading

CSP’s Composites Help Make Ford Vehicles Quieter

CSP’s Composites Help Make Ford Vehicles Quieter

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail CSP's composite dual wall dash engine shroud significantly reduces NVH in the cabin of the 2020 Ford Explorer. (Photo: Business Wire) AUBURN HILLS, Mich.--Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), a global leader in highly-engineered, composite vehicle components, announced today it’s s ... Continue reading

Eye-Net Mobile Completes Successful Large-Scale Trial of Cellular-Based Accident Prevention Solution

Eye-Net Mobile Completes Successful Large-Scale Trial of Cellular-Based Accident Prevention Solution

NESS ZIONA, Israel--Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), an innovator in automotive vision, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Eye-Net Mobile Ltd., completed a successful large-scale trial of its Eye-Net™ cellular-based accident prevention solution and met all predefined criteria ... Continue reading

Motorists hit by huge rise in car insurance stealth charges

Motorists hit by huge rise in car insurance stealth charges

[Go Compare<http://cdn.prgloo.com/media/607c7473eeda484ca2e4a78cddd11437.png>]12 August 2019, 09:09 Hi Andrew Our analysis of car insurance policies reveals that since 2012 admin fees have become more commonplace, with charges increasing by twice the rate of inflation.  The key findings are:  * Cancellation fees ... Continue reading

Polaris Slingshot Partners with the Florida Gators Offering Fans a Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Experience the “Ultimate Joyride” During the Gator Walk

Polaris Slingshot Partners with the Florida Gators Offering Fans a Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Experience the “Ultimate Joyride” During the Gator Walk

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Florida Gators Slingshot (Photo: Polaris) MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Slingshot, the three-wheeled, open-air roadster, has announced a partnership with the Florida Gators highlighted by a promotion to award fans with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to lead the iconic Gator Walk. The “Florida Ga ... Continue reading

RumbleOn Reports Record Second Quarter 2019 Results

RumbleOn Reports Record Second Quarter 2019 Results

DALLAS--RumbleOn , the e-commerce company using innovative technology to simplify how dealers and consumers buy, sell, trade, or finance pre-owned vehicles, today announced financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. Operating results can be found by accessing the Company’s shareholder letter posted o ... Continue reading

Toyo Tires Introduces New Extensa A/S II... More Fitments, More Performance, More Miles

Toyo Tires Introduces New Extensa A/S II... More Fitments, More Performance, More Miles

TTrelease.jpg August 12, 2019 Toyo Tires^® Introduces New Extensa^® A/S II More Fitments, More Performance, More Miles CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires^®) introduces the new Extensa A/S II value-oriented all-season tire for passenger cars, minivans, SUVs, CUVs, and light trucks. An expan ... Continue reading

Daniel Weissland to lead Audi of America as President

Daniel Weissland to lead Audi of America as President

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Daniel Weissland (Photo: Business Wire) Daniel Weissland (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail HERNDON, Va.--Audi of America is pleased to announce Daniel Weissland has been appointed as President effective Sept. 1, 2019. ... Continue reading

Eaton Forms Strategic Alliance with KPIT to Develop Next-Generation Electrified Mobility Technologies

Eaton Forms Strategic Alliance with KPIT to Develop Next-Generation Electrified Mobility Technologies

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--Power management company Eaton announced today it has chosen global technology company KPIT to support the development of next-generation electrified mobility technologies for its eMobility business unit. Eaton’s collaboration with KPIT initially will focus on developing and deploying technologies, ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Run-flat Tires Market Report, 2019-2023 - Leading Players are Bridgestone Corp, Continental, Michelin Group, Pirelli & C, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, and The Yokohama Rubber Co - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Run-flat Tires Market Report, 2019-2023 - Leading Players are Bridgestone Corp, Continental, Michelin Group, Pirelli & C, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, and The Yokohama Rubber Co - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Automotive Run-flat Tires Market 2019-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Benefits associated with the use of run-flat tires The growth of the global automotive run-flat tires market is primarily driven by the advantages associated with the use of run-flat tires. ... Continue reading

India Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market Report 2019: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast up to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

India Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market Report 2019: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast up to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Market in India - Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast up to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The electric vehicle charging infrastructure market in India is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 40% during the fo ... Continue reading

Telenav Connected Navigation Part of Latest Generation Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment System

Telenav Connected Navigation Part of Latest Generation Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment System

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Telenav®, Inc. , a leading provider of connected-car and location-based services, announced that its connected navigation is a key component in the latest generation of the Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment System found in the automaker’s Insignia models (Grand Sport, Sports Tourer, Country ... Continue reading

Toyo Tires Introduces Open Country SxS for Outdoor Enthusiasts... Its first dedicated tire for side-by-side vehicles

Toyo Tires Introduces Open Country SxS for Outdoor Enthusiasts... Its first dedicated tire for side-by-side vehicles

TTrelease.jpg August 13, 2019 Toyo Tires^® Introduces Open Country^® SxS for Outdoor Enthusiasts Its first dedicated tire for side-by-side vehicles CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires^®) has answered the call from side-by-side enthusiasts and released their first tire dedicated to this grow ... Continue reading

Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Tractors Markets, 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Tractors Markets, 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Autonomous and Semi-autonomous Tractors Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global autonomous and semi-autonomous tractors market to grow with a CAGR of 24.68% over the forecast ... Continue reading

SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

SimpleTire Jumps to #383 on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

TREVOSE, Pa.--SimpleTire has once again been named one of the fastest growing companies—and the fastest growing automotive company—in America by Inc. Magazine. SimpleTire achieved a three-year revenue growth rate of 1200.9%, ranking it #383 on Inc.’s 2019 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America. ... Continue reading

Wade Kawasaki's custom ROUSH S3 Mustang unveiled at McCall's Motorworks

Wade Kawasaki's custom ROUSH S3 Mustang unveiled at McCall's Motorworks

Hi there, My name is Michelle from Kahn Media, and I work with ROUSH Performance.I’m not sure if you’re at Monterey at all this week, but if so, be sure to check out Wade Kawasaki’s custom ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang in Gulf Racing livery at McCall’s Motorworks – built to be his “trac ... Continue reading

Over 100 Blue Bird Electric School Buses Plugging into Districts

Over 100 Blue Bird Electric School Buses Plugging into Districts

Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail Small Preview Thumbnail MACON, Ga.--Across North America, some students going back to school this fall will ride electric school buses. More than 100 electric school buses, powered by a Cummins fully electric drivetrain, have been ordered to date from Blue Bird Corporatio ... Continue reading

Frost & Sullivan: By 2030, one in four cars sold globally is expected to be automated (L3 and above)

Frost & Sullivan: By 2030, one in four cars sold globally is expected to be automated (L3 and above)

Autonomous Vehicle Developers Bet on Sensor Fusion Solutions and L2+ Features ** Autonomous Vehicle Developers Bet on Sensor Fusion Solutions and L2+ Features ------------------------------------------------------------ By 2030, one in four cars sold globally is expected to be automated (L3 and above), finds Frost & Su ... Continue reading

Global Automotive Ethernet Market Expected to Grow by 19.59% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Global Automotive Ethernet Market Expected to Grow by 19.59% During the Forecast Period, 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Automotive Ethernet Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report predicts the global automotive ethernet market to grow with a CAGR of 19.59% over the forecast period from 2019-2025. ... Continue reading

American Auto Companies Take Top Slots on 2019 Kogod Made in America Auto Index

American Auto Companies Take Top Slots on 2019 Kogod Made in America Auto Index

CONTACT: AJ Springer, 202-885-5950, ajs@american.edu                                                                                       EMBARGO ... Continue reading

Bell Exclusively Selects Allison Transmissions for Its Articulated Dump Trucks

Bell Exclusively Selects Allison Transmissions for Its Articulated Dump Trucks

INDIANAPOLIS--Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. , the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, today announced a partnership with Bell Equipment, a world leader in the off-highway vehicle and equipment business headquartered in South Africa. In addition to utilizing the Alli ... Continue reading

Chevron Kicks Off Their “Engineered With Purpose” Campaign With the Launch of the Delo Traveling Technology Lab

Chevron Kicks Off Their “Engineered With Purpose” Campaign With the Launch of the Delo Traveling Technology Lab

SAN RAMON, Calif.--Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., maker of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants announced at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) their new customer-focused campaign “Engineered with Purpose,” re-affirming their commitment to moving their cus ... Continue reading

China Autonomous Vehicle Market Forecast to 2025: Vehicle Sales are Expected to Reach 1.5 Million Units - ResearchAndMarkets.com

China Autonomous Vehicle Market Forecast to 2025: Vehicle Sales are Expected to Reach 1.5 Million Units - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "China's Autonomous Vehicle Market, Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The aim of this study is to evaluate the autonomous driving market in China. ... Continue reading

Ford Announces Leadership Changes; Steven Armstrong to Succeed Nigel Harris as President, Changan Ford China JV

Ford Announces Leadership Changes; Steven Armstrong to Succeed Nigel Harris as President, Changan Ford China JV

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Company today announced that Steven Armstrong, who is currently chairman, Ford of Europe, has been named president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China. Armstrong succeeds Nigel Harris, who has elected to retire from Ford at the end of 2019 after 34 years of distinguished service with ... Continue reading

Navigant Research Report Finds the Global Market for Advanced Traffic Management Is Expected to Exceed $1 Billion This Year

Navigant Research Report Finds the Global Market for Advanced Traffic Management Is Expected to Exceed $1 Billion This Year

BOULDER, Colo.--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the ongoing transformation occurring in the traffic management industry, providing global market forecasts, segmented by region and technology, through 2028. Advanced traffic management systems (ATMSs) such as adaptive traffic control (ATC) are enabling great ... Continue reading

TravelCenters of America Presents Donation Check to St. Christopher Fund From Sales of SCF Merchandise

TravelCenters of America Presents Donation Check to St. Christopher Fund From Sales of SCF Merchandise

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail TA check presentation to SCF at 2019 GATS. From left: Shannon Currier, Director of Philanthropy and Development, SCF; Tina Arundel, Corporate Communications Manager, TravelCenters of America; Donna Kennedy, Executive Director, SCF (Photo: Business Wire) TA check presentation to SCF at ... Continue reading

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline

Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline The shocking truth about gasoline's destructive nature By Marc J. Rauch Exec. Vice President/Co-President THE AUTO CHANNEL How do you like the headline of this story? "Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced H ... Continue reading

Study Ranks Every State's Highway System, Finds Road Conditions Worsening In Important Categories

Study Ranks Every State's Highway System, Finds Road Conditions Worsening In Important Categories

After decades of incremental progress in several key highway categories, the Reason Foundation's Annual Highway Report published today finds the nation’s highway conditions are deteriorating, especially in a group of problem-plagued states that are struggling to repair deficient bridges, maintain Interstate pavement ... Continue reading

2019 Kia Sorento Review by Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

2019 Kia Sorento Review by Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

The heated seats and heated steering wheel were immediately put into service. ... Continue reading

2019 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD Rock Creek Edition Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD Rock Creek Edition Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Nissan Pathfinder SL 4WD Rock Creek Edition ENGINE: 3.5-liter V6 TRANSMISSION: Xtronic CVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 284 hp @ 6,400 rpm/259 lb.-ft. @ 4,800 rpm WHEELBASE: 114.2 in. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab Review by John Heilig - Its E15 Approved

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab Review by John Heilig - Its E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab ENGINE: 3.5-liter Ecoboost V6 TRANSMISSION: 10-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 450 hp @ 5,000 rpm/510- lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm WHEELBASE: 134.2 in. ... Continue reading

2019 GMC Terrain, Bold Refinement - Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

2019 GMC Terrain, Bold Refinement - Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved

2019 GMC Terrain Bold Refinement By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel The very stealthy Terrain SLT Black Edition was, to me, really good looking. Admittedly I favor black cars. ... Continue reading

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