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Delphi to Present at Baird’s 2014 Industrial Conference Tuesday
11/10/2014 9:58:56 AM
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will present at Baird’s 2014 Industrial Conference, November 11th in Chicago. Delphi’s Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Owens, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Murphy, are scheduled to present at 2:00 p.m. CT. A simultaneous audio/video webcast of the presentation will be available on the Delphi Investor Relations website at …
Movistar presents
Movistar presents "Piloto 360", the app that allows you to feel first hand the sensations of a MotoGP™ rider
11/7/2014 11:46:53 AM
Today, Movistar presented "Piloto 360", the first mobile virtual reality experience that enables the user to feel, first hand and from any perspective, what it is like to be a MotoGP™ rider.  “Piloto 360" offers followers of this sport the opportunity to become a rider in the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP™ team. It is a unique experience that invites you to live for a day in the …
UK: Organised gangs drive increase in crash for cash
11/6/2014 3:50:28 PM
Crash for cash – road traffic accidents deliberately caused in order to claim whiplash compensation – is now at the highest level ever detected by Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer. Organised gangs are at the heart of the increase in the number of these induced accidents. So far this year, Aviva has seen a 21% increase in organised fraud over 2013, contributing to the record …
Mazda to Build Engine Plant in Thailand
11/6/2014 11:40:07 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced plans to construct an engine plant in the Chonburi Province of Thailand. Operations are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015 when the plant will begin assembling the SKYACTIV-D 1.5 clean diesel engine for the all-new Mazda2 for the Thai market. In February 2014, Mazda applied with the all-new Mazda2 to the second phase of …
Porsche acquires climatic wind tunnel from Modine
11/5/2014 11:58:22 AM
Sports car manufacturer Porsche has acquired a climatic wind tunnel (CWT) in Filderstadt-Bonlanden (in the German District of Esslingen) from Modine Europe GmbH, a supplier of thermal management components. The purchase of this wind tunnel, which is specifically designed for cooling, climate control, safety and emissions systems, will augment Porsche’s development capacities …
Honda Performance Development Engines On Display at SEMA
11/5/2014 11:36:48 AM
Today Honda Performance Development (HPD) will feature nearly a dozen racing products at the Honda booth at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) in Las Vegas, illustrating the wide range of competition products and services offered by the racing subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. HPD racing engines covering every racing discipline from the …
Two millionth Nissan Qashqai rolls off the line
11/4/2014 12:58:45 PM
The Nissan Qashqai has once again made automotive history after production at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, UK passed two million units in record time. Less than eight years after Nissan pioneered the crossover segment, the Qashqai has reached its latest manufacturing milestone faster than any other model in the history of the UK car industry. Designed and engineered in …
AAA Offers Tips for Drivers to Avoid Animal-Related Crashes
11/4/2014 10:59:45 AM
When it comes to destruction, don’t ignore the ability of animals to put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely. According to the Insurance Information Institute, animals (primarily deer) caused more than 1.2 million collisions with vehicles between July 2012 and June 2013. The worst month for animal collisions is November, the height of the deer mating …
John Dale Motors Charmhaven Expands Services - Lake Haven, Blue Haven, Kanwal, Gorokan and Toukley
John Dale Motors Charmhaven Expands Services - Lake Haven, Blue Haven, Kanwal, Gorokan and Toukley
11/4/2014 12:11:16 AM
With the launch of their website www.johndalemotors.com.au now passing it’s debut period, the local community has embraced  John Dale Motors as the word has spread. Featuring prominently in local search results, their website appears on all devices when people in the local area are looking for a mechanic. Due largely to the reviews received both on their own and other …
Rolls-Royce Paddington Set For Global Unveil In London’S Berkeley Square
Rolls-Royce Paddington Set For Global Unveil In London’S Berkeley Square
11/3/2014 3:50:55 PM
One of Britain’s best-loved children’s characters, Paddington Bear, has been given a Rolls-Royce Bespoke makeover as part of the Paddington Trail: an initiative that seeks to raise vital funds for the NSPCC ahead of the much anticipated UK release of the Paddington film on November 28. Giles Taylor, Director of Design, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, created a design inspired by …
Bosch steps up activities in Africa
11/3/2014 1:24:12 PM
Increasing significance of Africa as major growth market Growing middle class, well-educated young people, and an abundance of raw materials point toward positive development for many African countries Two further locations in Algeria and Ghana planned by end of 2014 Bosch is steadily expanding its presence in Africa. The supplier of technology and services opened …
Porsche replaces lock bracket on 4428 two-door cars worldwide
11/3/2014 1:02:01 PM
As a precautionary measure, Porsche is replacing the lock bracket on the front lid of 4428 two-door sports cars worldwide. This is because for some vehicles of the 911 Carrera, Boxster and Cayman model series it is not possible to guarantee that the bracket meets the specifications in the long term. However, to date there have not been any incidents (such as unintentional …
Basware expands e-invoicing services agreement with major German automotive company
11/3/2014 11:35:47 AM
Basware has expanded the agreement to provide e-invoicing services to one of the world’s largest automotive companies in Germany. The services enable intercompany e-invoicing between all the business units globally. The value of the deal is EUR 700,000 over three years. "Basware has been selected as the global provider of e-invoicing services for one of the world’s largest …
United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/3/2014 11:29:47 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified …
GM Posts its Best U.S. October Sales Since 2007
11/3/2014 11:22:35 AM
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 226,819 vehicles in the United States in October for the company’s best October sales in seven years. Chevrolet sales were up year over year on the strength of the Silverado, Cruze, Traverse and Equinox, and Buick had its best October in more than a decade. Total company sales a year ago were 226,402 units. “The U.S. economy has …
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 …