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Thursday, April 9, 2020

GEICO Providing $2.5 Billion to Customers Through Policy Credits

GEICO Providing $2.5 Billion to Customers Through Policy Credits

CHEVY CHASE, Md.--GEICO is providing a 15 percent credit to its auto and motorcycle customers as their policy comes up for renewal between April 8 and Oct 7. The credit will also apply to any new policies purchased during this period. ... Continue reading

Strategy Analytics: COVID-19 Drives Recession Damaging Automotive, Consumer Electronics and Semiconductors Globally

Strategy Analytics: COVID-19 Drives Recession Damaging Automotive, Consumer Electronics and Semiconductors Globally

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Global Real GDP Growth (Source: Strategy Analytics) Global Real GDP Growth (Source: Strategy Analytics) Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail BOSTON--New scenario analysis from Strategy Analytics indicates the COVID-19 induced 2020 Recession will disrupt A ... Continue reading

UPDATE APRIL 9, 2020: Hyundai's U.S. Actions in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UPDATE APRIL 9, 2020: Hyundai's U.S. Actions in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Hyundai has established a COVID-19 response team at all affiliated companies to monitor the situation, minimize the risks and prepare for all potential scenarios. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel Offers Unprecedented Opportunity For Car Makers To Speak Directly With Consumers; Free Advertising To Help Jump Start Our Economy

The Auto Channel Offers Unprecedented Opportunity For Car Makers To Speak Directly With Consumers; Free Advertising To Help Jump Start Our Economy

We will run car maker ads provided by any car maker that sells cars in North America Suggested ad headlines should feature Special deals, Rebates, Special Pricing; DAS Technology and why our million viewers should buy a car now. ... Continue reading

ExxonMobil Field Testing New Comprehensive Methane Monitoring Technologies

ExxonMobil Field Testing New Comprehensive Methane Monitoring Technologies

IRVING, Texas--ExxonMobil is conducting field trials of eight emerging methane detection technologies, including satellite and aerial surveillance monitoring, at nearly 1,000 sites in Texas and New Mexico to further reduce methane emissions. The field tests are evaluating effectiveness and scalability of a range of nex ... Continue reading

Helios Technologies Announces Leadership Transition

Helios Technologies Announces Leadership Transition

SARASOTA, Fla.--Helios Technologies, Inc. (“Helios” or the “Company”), a global industrial technology leader that develops and manufactures solutions for both the hydraulics and electronics markets, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Tricia L. Fulton, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, ... Continue reading

J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Announces Remote Audio Access to Annual Meeting of Stockholders

J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Announces Remote Audio Access to Annual Meeting of Stockholders

LOWELL, Ark.--J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (“JBHT”) announced today that, due to the ongoing public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company will provide audio conference call access for stockholders to listen remotely to its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 23, 2020. As previously announce ... Continue reading

Worldwide Electric & Hybrid Multi-Purpose Vehicle Industry to 2025 - Key Market Trends & Developments - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Worldwide Electric & Hybrid Multi-Purpose Vehicle Industry to 2025 - Key Market Trends & Developments - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--The "Global Electric & Hybrid Multi-Purpose Vehicle Market, By Type (Electric & Hybrid), By Tonnage (Up to 3.5 Ton & Above 3.5 Ton), By End Use Industry (Personal & Commercial), By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Electri ... Continue reading

Navigant Research Report Shows Rapid EV Growth and Battery Cost Declines Are Creating a Renewed Interest in Battery Swapping

Navigant Research Report Shows Rapid EV Growth and Battery Cost Declines Are Creating a Renewed Interest in Battery Swapping

A new report from Navigant Research examines the challenges and opportunities currently faced by organizations seeking to promote electric vehicle (EV) battery swapping. Initial battery-swapping efforts during the early 2010s sought to allow battery EV (BEV) owners to quickly replace batteries, offering drivers practic ... Continue reading

Toyota Mobility Foundation Introduces Connected and Sanitized Mobility Services for Healthcare Workers in Support of the Fight Against COVID-19

Toyota Mobility Foundation Introduces Connected and Sanitized Mobility Services for Healthcare Workers in Support of the Fight Against COVID-19

BANGKOK, Mar 31, 2020; Under the unprecedented backdrop of the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on human lives and every aspect of daily life, Governments around the world are trying to find the best approach to manage the situation, such as medical interventions, lockdowns and travel restrictions that are aimed at "fl ... Continue reading

Luxoft Completes Acquisition of AI CMORE Automotive

Luxoft Completes Acquisition of AI CMORE Automotive

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company , today announced the completion of its acquisition of CMORE Automotive, an independent services provider dedicated to the development and validation of AI-driven mobility systems. Luxoft had announced a definitive agreement to acquire CMORE Automotive on March 5, 2020 and received fina ... Continue reading

Mazda3 Scores 2020 World Car Design Of The Year Win +VIDEO

Mazda3 Scores 2020 World Car Design Of The Year Win +VIDEO

Mazda3 won the 2020 World Car Design of the Year award, one of the special awards of the World Car Awards (WCA). The Mazda3 is the brand’s second to be named World Car Design of the Year, following the Mazda MX-5 winning the award in 2016. ... Continue reading

Porsche Taycan Wins Double Victory in World Car of the Year Awards +VIDEO

Porsche Taycan Wins Double Victory in World Car of the Year Awards +VIDEO

At this year’s World Car of the Year Awards 2020 (WCOTY), the Taycan has seen the checkered flag first in two categories: winning as World Luxury Car and World Performance Car of the Year. At the World Performance Award, it succeeded in a historic triple against the 911 and the 718 Spyder/Cayman GT4. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Presents Great Virtual Car Show

Volkswagen Presents Great Virtual Car Show

Following the cancellation of this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, the VW brand show stand can now be visited online. Starting today, visitors can experience all the new models of the brand for two weeks round the clock from their own homes. ... Continue reading

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