In a demonstration of unwavering commitment to excellence and the spirit of adventure, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) proudly announces its increased participation in the 2023 Rebelle Rally. This year, the automaker will field a total of six teams in the event, doubling its presence from the previous year. The 12 skilled team members, hailing […]
Discount Tire, a prominent independent retailer specializing in tires and wheels, has recently completed the acquisition of the retail tire and automotive maintenance operations of Dunn Tire. The transaction was finalized on September 30, 2023. Dunn Tire, in addition to offering tire sales, alignments, and related services, provides parts and installations for brakes, lube
In a significant development, Casa Auto Group has successfully completed the acquisition of Borman Autoplex, a prominent automotive complex housing Ford, Honda, Hyundai, and Mazda dealerships in Las Cruces, New Mexico. With a history dating back to 1986, the Autoplex is recognized for its expansive vehicle inventory, spanning more than 20 acres, making it one
Kia is gearing up for an exciting year ahead as it announces the pricing for the 2024 Forte, accompanied by a host of mindful updates. This beloved compact sedan from Kia continues to offer reliability and innovation, making it an appealing choice for a wide range of drivers.
Goodyear Unveils the Wrangler® DuraTrac® RT Tire: A Rugged All-Season Solution for On- and Off-Road Adventures
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has introduced the latest addition to its renowned Wrangler® tire family: the Wrangler® DuraTrac® RT. This all-season tire is designed for both on- and off-road enthusiasts, delivering exceptional strength and reliability to tackle even the harshest terrains.
Driving Towards a Sustainable Future: Würth Industrial US and WattLogic Collaborate on Cutting-Edge EV Charging Stations In a remarkable move towards a sustainable and eco-friendly future, Würth Industrial US has joined forces with WattLogic, a leader in energy solutions, to launch a groundbreaking initiative that introduces state-of-the-art Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations. This visionary collaboration
Hyundai’s New Initiative Fuels Electric Vehicle Adoption with Complimentary Chargers and Expert Assistance
Hyundai, a trailblazer in the electric vehicle industry, has introduced an enticing offer aimed at catalyzing the transition to electric mobility. Customers who opt for select Hyundai EVs can now enjoy a complimentary ChargePoint Home Flex Level 2 charger, accompanied by installation assistance worth up to $600, courtesy of the Hyundai Home Marketplace. September 21,
U.S. drivers are increasingly eager for mobile payment solutions to ease the stress associated with parking, according to a survey conducted by ParkMobile, the most widely used parking app in the United States and part of the EasyPark Group. The study examined parking habits and trends among U.S. drivers, revealing that 82 percent of respondents
FLO Paves the Way for Future EV Charging: Wireless Charging and Plug & Charge Technologies in the Works
FLO, a prominent North American electric vehicle (EV) charging company and provider of smart charging solutions, is at the forefront of shaping the future of EV charging by collaborating with industry leaders WiTricity and Hubject to develop innovative solutions.
During New York City Climate Week, Hertz (NASDAQ: HTZ) CEO Stephen Scherr and New York City Mayor Eric Adams unveiled “Hertz Electrifies New York City,” a collaborative effort aimed at bolstering electric vehicle (EV) adoption and extending the benefits of electrification across the city’s neighborhoods.
AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN) has secured the top spot as the industry leader in the 2023 Automotive Reputation Report, reaffirming its commitment to customer satisfaction and online reputation. The report, which evaluates automotive dealers and brands based on a proprietary AI-powered metric called Reputation Score, ranks AutoNation as the number one Public Dealer Group in
When it comes to trucks that embody the spirit of the American road, the Chevrolet Silverado has been a shining star for decades. In 2021, Chevrolet continued this tradition of excellence by rolling out an updated version of their iconic pickup truck. Today, we’ll explore the remarkable 2021 Chevrolet Silverado through the discerning eyes of
Report by Jim Vanderberg, Toronto Canada. Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) has achieved impressive sales figures in July, with a total of 4,598 vehicles sold, marking a remarkable growth of 13.5 percent compared to July 2022. Furthermore, their year-to-date (YTD) sales reached 32,863 vehicles, reflecting an outstanding increase of 8.2 percent compared to the same period
Hesai Technology just announced it was selected to supply lidar units for multiple models of SAIC Motor Commercial Vehicle Division OEM-installed projects. Hesai will equip the new models with its automotive-grade ultra-high-resolution long-range AT128 lidar.
Today, Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and Her Worship Lisa Post, Mayor of the Town of Orangeville, announced a federal investment of more than $83,000 to support planning activities for a transition to zero emission buses in Orangeville.
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada announced today that the Mitsubishi Outlander was named the “Best Midsize Utility Vehicle in Canada for 2023”. The Outlander, which has been completely redesigned and reengineered recently, is the company’s flagship. It delivers safety, confidence performance, and striking, unique appearance both from the outside and inside.
Warren Henry Auto Group, a Florida-based automotive group that specializes in premium and luxury cars, announced today the opening of Lincoln North Miami. The Lincoln dealership will be located at Warren Henry Auto Group’s headquarters in North Miami, on Biscayne Blvd. It also houses Warren Henry INFINITI and Jaguar Land Rover dealerships.
Today, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), producer and organizer of the Chicago Auto Show announced that it will reopen McCormick Place’s north exhibit hall. This will allow for a 2-hall show, as well as re-enlisting brands that were lost during the pandemic. The Chicago Auto Show 2023, February 11-20, will be the most immersive
A unique sweepstakes is available for Porsche and Princess fans to win an all-electric Porsche Taycan. This prize is part of the recently announced partnership between the Cruise Line and the Porsche Club of America. This high-performance customized vehicle features the iconic seawitch of the cruise line, similar to what is found on every Princess
Insurance Navy’s customers are a large portion of policyholders who have non-standard car insurance. Drivers have difficulty finding car insurance at standard rates or with insurance providers because of their risk. This is the reason Insurance Navy has grown to be one of Illinois’ fastest-growing insurance brokerages due to its Chicagoland location.
The City of Hamilton, Communauto, Canada’s oldest and most renowned carsharing company, has announced the launch of a new carsharing program in Hamilton, Communauto FLEX.
Lexus is revealing details about the brand-new 2023 RZ 450e. This luxury brand’s first global battery EV (BEV) is now available.
Ivy Charging Network invites EV drivers to use its fast-charging Charge & Go and level 2 Park & Charge locations to recharge for free in celebration of Earth Day, Friday April 22. The 24 hour free charging offer at one of Ontario’s most connected networks will be available from midnight on April 22 to midnight.
Capital Automotive Group announced today the launch of RiderShift. This new, powerful dimension in car shopping leverages AI and provides exceptional customer service before, during, and after the sale. RideShift, which has been serving the Carolinas since 1969, offers a fully automated pre-owned vehicle ecommerce site. It is available in 20 locations. It allows consumers
Lithium-Ion batteries for recreational vehicles must be extremely durable, reliable, and powerful. The battery for recreational vehicles (RVs), is an energy storage device that supplies electric input energy to the vehicle’s electric components. The batteries of Recreational Vehicles (RVs), are an integral part that support the various internal and external components of electric vehicles. In
Cipia, a provider of computer vision AI in-cabin automobile solutions, and Digital Communications Technologies, a leading developer and supplier of fleet telematics solutions announced that integration of the Cipia FS10 driver monitoring device (DMS) on DCT’s Pegasus cloud platform using the Syrus4G IoT Gateway. DCT’s fleet telematics offerings will be enhanced by Cipia’s DMS device.
SKF is a global leader in bearings, seals and lubrication. It has been awarded the Overdrive Award as part of GM’s 30th annual Supplier of the year awards. The Overdrive Award was first presented in 2012. It is a distinction that recognizes suppliers who have demonstrated outstanding achievement within the Global Purchasing and Supply Chain
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb took the wheel of the Indiana Motor Speedway’s 2013 Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan today, in a surprising twist. The American Legion and Chip Ganassi Racing teamed up to create Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Honda livery to represent the 106 th Indianapolis 500.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Designers of automotive self-driving systems can now enable higher-speed autonomous driving through the industry’s fastest and smallest Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) ICs from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Compared to the closest competitive solution, the MAX40026 high-speed comparator and the MAX40660/MAX40661 high-bandwidth transimpedance amplifiers enable
STOCKHOLM, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, today announced that it has joined Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of leading private sector companies dedicated to preventing traffic crashes, injuries and deaths on roadways around the world. Specifically, Autoliv will be
NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Commercial Truck Trader, the #1 truck and trailer marketplace, today announced eight consecutive months of record-breaking traffic including 2.5 million site visits in January. That 18% year-over-year growth was accompanied by more than 54,000 phone and email leads in January, along with roughly 43,000 vehicle views and 900
PORTLAND, Oregon, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Allied Market Research published a report, titled, “Automotive Tailgate Market by Type (Hydraulic/Manual Operated and Power Operated), Vehicle Type (Passenger Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle), and Sales Channel (Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Aftermarket): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2019–2026.” According to the report, the global automotive tailgate
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Anaheim Arena Management (AAM) and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) today announced a partnership extension, securing the naming rights of Honda Center through 2031. The extension adds 10 years to the existing 15-year partnership that began in October 2006 between Honda, which last year marked its 60th
Porsche continues to achieve high levels of performance over the long term. The new 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid sees the sportscar manufacturer launch a plug-in hybrid model as the flagship of a model line for the first time. The four-litre V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo is combined with an electric motor, resulting in
Kia Racing showcased championship-caliber grit and determination in rounds 13 and 14 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Sonoma Raceway, keeping Kia atop the Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship with a pair of hard-fought, top-five finishes. With only two races remaining in the 16-race PWC season, Kia currently leads the title fight by
At today’s Mackinac Policy Conference, Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford calls for key policy reform and the need to foster innovation as critical to ensuring Michigan’s competitiveness and creating new, high-tech jobs. Ford told delegates that the trends emerging in manufacturing, green technology and mobility demonstrate a great opportunity for Michigan to create
Before you pack your car and hit the road for your summer driving trip, the Car Care Council recommends conducting a pre-vehicle inspection to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down miles away from home. “A pre-trip vehicle check can determine how road-ready your vehicle is so you can take steps
The iconic Land Rover Range Rover was officially introduced to the United States 25 years ago this year in 1987. To celebrate this milestone, Land Rover will host a special celebration in conjunction with the New York Auto Show and will invite consumers to an urban off-road adventure where they will drive 2012 model year
Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, has announced the 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000. According to KBB, “the popular sedan segment for new cars is becoming more crowded with each passing year. While auto manufacturers continue to one-up each other with more feature-laden new sedans than ever
Five car dealers around the country have agreed to Federal Trade Commission settlement orders that require them to stop running ads in which they promise to pay off a consumer’s trade-in no matter what the consumer owes on the vehicle.
Toyota is fixing to give 100 Cars to 100 Nonprofits in 100 Days. Do you know a nonprofit that could make great things happen with a new car? At 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PT today (Monday), applications will open for Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good, a major national philanthropy program in which the automaker is
Sevcon, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEV), a global manufacturer of microprocessor based controls for electric and hybrid vehicles, and Flextronics Automotive, a business of Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, have entered into a cooperation agreement to provide hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain systems to automotive OEM customers in Germany and other
You and your friends have worked hard during the week. You deserve a chance to kick back, relax, and cut loose. One luxury transportation company that has become a popular choice among young revelers is KLS Transportation Services, Inc. The appeal of a service like this is self-evident: with this company’s Los Angeles limousine or
The Jeep® brand is celebrating a major milestone today as its Facebook page has reached over 2 million fans. The brand is the first domestic automotive brand to hit the 2 million mark on Facebook, outpacing the next closest domestic brand by approximately 700,000 fans. The Jeep brand Facebook can be viewed at www.Facebook.com\Jeep. Built
When it comes to taking care of your car, keeping to a regular maintenance schedule can be like putting money in the bank. That’s because regular maintenance is an investment of sorts. This is particularly evident when an owner sells a car. Used cars with a documented history of regular service are usually worth more,
Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world’s leading automobile sharing network, these days announced the launch of its extremely anticipated Android™ mobile application as a public beta test. The app is obtainable for download in beta format at www.zipcar.com/android and continues to expand Zipcar’s suite of mobile tools and services for its members. The public beta
Audi has announced today that Grammy-winning saxophonist Kenny G will make a humorous look in the brand’s 60-second spot throughout Super Bowl XLV. The advert, set to air within the first break after kick-off on February 6, 2011, will function an adventurous prison escape scene that culminates having a comical cameo by Kenny G as