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Scania’s comprehensive solutions generate sales record in Norway
10/30/2014 9:59:57 AM
Norwegian public transport operators are increasingly choosing Scania as a supplier of buses and related services. Order bookings so far this year amount to 235 buses and coaches, which is an all-time-high. The success is due to a combination of comfortable and reliable buses, which can be operated using alternative fuels including hybrid drive, and services that guarantee …
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
Corning Expands Light-Duty Filter Capacity in Germany
10/30/2014 9:57:08 AM
  Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today hosted a ceremony to recognize capacity enhancements at its manufacturing facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Business leaders and state government officials gathered at the company’s Kaiserslautern facility to celebrate Corning’s continued investment in mobile emissions control technology and manufacturing in the local community. …
BMW at the LA Auto Show 2014.
BMW at the LA Auto Show 2014.
10/30/2014 9:39:47 AM
The new models unveiled by German premium carmaker BMW at the LA Auto Show 2014 represent an unprecedented diversity in the brand’s hallmark driving pleasure. The latest editions of the high-performance all-wheel-drive BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M models celebrate their world premiere in the Californian metropolis of Los Angeles, while visitors to the Los Angeles Convention Center …
Pooch Passenger Campaign Raises Money For Manchester Dogs Home
Pooch Passenger Campaign Raises Money For Manchester Dogs Home
10/30/2014 6:59:20 AM
Mancunians are being offered the chance to help raise money for Manchester Dogs’ Home, which was devastated by a fire tkilling more than 50 dogs, by simply sharing a photo of their ‘Pooch Passenger’. For every photo posted in one of the main social media channels, The Car Buying Service will donate £1 to the charity. The Pooch Passenger campaign , designed and created …
AkzoNobel mimics nature to develop additive which makes roads safer
AkzoNobel mimics nature to develop additive which makes roads safer
10/29/2014 4:37:41 PM
Inspired by the ability of certain animals to withstand cold and prevent ice forming in their bodies, Ecosel®AsphaltProtection is a fully biodegradable additive for de-icing brine. It works by slowing the freezing process, resulting in soft, slushy ice, rather than hard, abrasive ice. After in-depth research and development, the product is available to customers in Italy and …
Honda to Host First-Ever Trick-or-Treating Event on Twitter
10/29/2014 4:28:05 PM
For the first time ever, ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other costumed creatures will be able to trick-or-treat on Twitter on Fri., Oct. 31 by tweeting @Honda a photo of themselves in costume with the hashtag #TreatPromo. Honda will reply to eligible people with a link to a coupon for a free box of MIKE AND IKE® candy as well as a link to a spooky Vine video. Five eerie Vine …
Nissan to provide vehicles for support against Ebola in Liberia
Nissan to provide vehicles for support against Ebola in Liberia
10/27/2014 4:31:59 PM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is donating vehicles to be used as ambulances in Liberia to help ongoing efforts to fight the Ebola virus. Liberia is one of the countries worst affected in West Africa by the epidemic. The ambulances, based on the Nissan Patrol SUV, will be provided to the President’s office of Liberia which will organize their deployment. Specially adapted and …
Dongfeng Nissan Dalian Plant Commences Production
10/22/2014 12:30:42 PM
The Dalian plant of Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV) commenced production today. In addition to the existing production bases in Huadu of Guangzhou, Xiangyang and Zhengzhou, the Nissan cars produced in China – all of which are for the domestic market – offline from a total of four locations across the country. With a gross floor area of 1.32 million m2, the …
Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply & Demand Management System Using LEAF EVs and
Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply & Demand Management System Using LEAF EVs and "LEAF to Home" Power System
10/16/2014 10:40:54 AM
Nissan Motor Corporation has begun testing a system to use electric vehicle technology to help power grids cope with peaks in demand. The energy management system has the potential to help ensure continuity of supply during natural disasters. It could also make electricity from renewable sources, like the wind or sun, more viable by storing power to be used during periods of …
Autotech Council brings the Auto Ecosystem together to build new innovation
10/16/2014 9:00:00 AM
The Autotech Council’s recent Developer Challenge brought OEMs, Tier 1 Vendors, and VCs to San Jose to collaborate with software developers which resulted in several new auto-based applications. The Autotech Council Developer Challenge allowed developers on the leading edge of automotive and connected car applications to work with OEM and Tier 1 engineers to create new apps …
Ubisense to Host Webinar on Visibility in Manufacturing on October 23
Ubisense to Host Webinar on Visibility in Manufacturing on October 23
10/15/2014 12:00:00 PM
Oct. 15, 2014 — Ubisense , the leader in location intelligence, announced today it will host a webinar on October 23: Visibility in Manufacturing: Discover the Path to Industry 4.0.   Industry 4.0, known as the next Industrial Revolution, involves integrating data from many kinds of sensors to gain the necessary visibility to predict issues and self-diagnose as problems …
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
10/15/2014 7:06:12 AM
In the wake of Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi’s tragic accident, Freeclaim solicitors are encouraging drivers to take extra care on the roads as the autumn weather affects driving conditions on our roads. During the Japanese Grand Prix recently, the Marussia driver lost control of his Formula 1 car due to the severe wet weather conditions. The Frenchman, 25, crashed into a …
All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan
All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan
10/14/2014 9:50:25 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation’s all-new Mazda Demio (Mazda2 outside Japan) was today named the 2014-2015 Car of the Year Japan by the Japan Car of the Year Committee. Following the Mazda CX-5, Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) and Mazda Axela (Mazda3), the all-new Demio is the fourth in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation models that adopt the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY*1 and the …
Blanchard Insurance Agency Initiates Food Drive Campaign In Collaboration With Local Car Wash to Raise Food Donations for Hungry People in Palm Beach County
10/13/2014 12:05:25 PM
Palm Beach County – With a new charity program in the Palm Beach County area, Blanchard Insurance Agency has teamed up with Blue Heron Car Wash to support local, hungry people around the holidays. To support their food drive, the Agency asks customers, friends and neighbors to drop off a grocery bag full of food items at Blue Heron Car Wash, at 34 West Blue Heron Blvd, …
Renault chooses Fortum Charge & Drive charging solution for Norway
10/13/2014 11:48:35 AM
Fortum and Renault have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding charging infrastructure in Norway, thus expanding the Charge & Drive network to around 500 smart charging stations in the Nordic countries in the coming nine months. By choosing Charge & Drive, the leading smart charging system, Renault will provide its customers with an easy and convenient …
Siemens extends first driverless metro line in Paris
10/13/2014 11:33:33 AM
Siemens has received an order from the Paris transit authority RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) to supply the train control equipment and operational control system for the extension of the driverless metro line 14 in Paris. Siemens equipped the original stretch of Line 14 for automatic operation back in 1998 and thus established the first fully automated metro …
2015 Honda Fit SEMA Project Gears Up for Last Week of Voting on Tumblr
10/13/2014 10:52:47 AM
Six build teams, each customizing an all-new 2015 Fit Enthusiast fans can vote for their favorite customized Fit on Tumblr through Oct. 22 with the winner being announced on Nov. 4 at the SEMA Show Honda to host second annual "Honda Soiree" on Nov. 4 for media attending the SEMA Show Over the last five weeks, Honda has followed the progress of six build …
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
10/10/2014 10:59:46 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report,*1 released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy for the 2013 model year.*2 Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row. The EPA’s Fuel Economy Trends …
Nissan Appoints Allan Rushforth To Head Global Sales
10/10/2014 10:39:50 AM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Allan Rushforth as corporate vice president for Global Sales. Rushforth, an experienced and successful automotive sales executive, will join Nissan at its Yokohama headquarters and report to Philippe Klein, Nissan chief planning officer. Rushforth joins Nissan from South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., where he …
Bombardier Wins First Rail Control Contract in Ethiopia
10/9/2014 12:56:33 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a contract to deliver the mainline signalling solution for Ethiopia’s new 400 km Awash-Weldia line. The order awarded by Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi, which is delivering the design and construction of the project, has a value of approximately 36 million euro (45 million USD). Part of an investment …