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Shareable Chevrolet Holiday Message Benefits United Way
12/8/2014 8:28:00 AM
Chevrolet today released a holiday message that Facebook and Twitter users can share to brighten their friends’ days while giving back to their communities through United Way . Chevrolet will contribute $1 to United Way for each share and retweet of Chevrolet’s Facebook post and Tweet of the video up to a total of $500,000. “The holiday season is a time for thankfulness …
Merry Christmas, HB Style. HB Auto Dealers Association Celebrates with Local Boys & Girls Club and 50 Need Children
12/5/2014 6:32:05 PM
The Huntington Beach Auto Dealers Association has a very special surprise for Huntington Beach’s kids this holiday season. At 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, they will treat 50 disadvantaged youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley’s Huntington Beach Branch to a $100 shopping spree for basic winter (clothing) essentials.   Kids will be transported …
Toyota Seeks Independent, Industry-Wide Joint Testing Initiative for Takata Airbag Inflators
12/5/2014 10:11:15 AM
Toyota called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls. The goal of this initiative is to address affected automakers’ issues related to the airbag inflator recalls and supplement testing being undertaken by Takata in order to address customer concerns about safety.   “The …
Car Board Provides a Superior and More Versatile Solution to Car Flags and Other Automobile Signage
Car Board Provides a Superior and More Versatile Solution to Car Flags and Other Automobile Signage
12/5/2014 9:49:57 AM
Car flags and decals have long been popular with sports fans and others with an enthusiastic message they’re eager to share with the world. However, flags either get blown around by the wind, becoming illegible, or stagnate and lay flat, also becoming invisible to onlookers. Not only that, but they can only be placed in a few spots on a vehicle.   Currently in development …
‘Exposure’ Helps EMS Break New Ground With Their Roadshow Trucks
12/5/2014 5:55:11 AM
After six months of development, Event marketing Solutions (EMS) has announced the unveiling of their newest addition to its extensive fleet of roadshow trucks. ‘Exposure’ marks the start of a £1m investment planned for 2015 and puts EMS firmly at the forefront of roadshow marketing. Exposure has been custom built for the roadshow truck specialists and is the the first …
Lincoln Motor Company Adds Premium Sound of Revel Audio Systems to Its Luxury Vehicles
Lincoln Motor Company Adds Premium Sound of Revel Audio Systems to Its Luxury Vehicles
12/4/2014 11:30:40 AM
The Lincoln Motor Company announced an exclusive 10-year collaboration with Revel® that will add the premium loudspeaker brand to Lincoln vehicles. The pairing will make Lincoln the only automotive brand to offer Revel audio systems. Since 1996, Revel has served its audiophile customer base with premium home audio equipment. Emphasizing science-based speaker architecture and …
Metropolis Digital Media Ltd Selects BroadSign International, LLC for Taxi Rooftop Digital Signage
12/4/2014 9:51:23 AM
Digital out-of-home media owner, manufacturer and service supplier of vehicular-based digital advertising solutions, Metropolis Digital Media Ltd , will be using BroadSign International, LLC ’s cloud-based software platform to power screens atop the iconic London taxis. Designed to fit the proportions of the classic black cab roof, 500 screens will be deployed on licensed …
GPSTrackIt.com Hosts Webinar for Business Owners and Fleet Managers
12/3/2014 4:41:16 PM
GPSTrackIt.com, a leading North American supplier of GPS tracking and fleet management services, announce their upcoming informational webinar on what businesses and transportation companies need to know about GPS tracking systems.  The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at 10:00 am Pacific Time.  It will provide decision makers with information they can …
MOTOR TREND Names Chevrolet Colorado 2015 Truck of the Year
12/3/2014 10:47:37 AM
After its most comprehensive truck evaluation program in history, MOTOR TREND has selected the Chevy Colorado as its 2015 Truck of the Year®. MOTOR TREND’s Truck of the Year program is only open to all-new or significantly updated trucks and vans for the upcoming model year. For 2015, seven contenders were invited to compete; three competitors were asked to bring a …
AkzoNobel signs global supply agreement with Daimler AG
12/2/2014 8:55:14 AM
Daimler AG has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel Performance Coatings making the company one of the approved suppliers of vehicle refinishes to Daimler dealerships and approved bodyshops worldwide. The contract covers the supply and support of AkzoNobel’s Sikkens brand to the company’s dealership network including Mercedes-Benz, Smart, and Mercedes-Benz commercial …
ACCESS to Demonstrate Multiscreen Solutions for the Home, Car and Outdoors at CES
12/2/2014 8:51:35 AM
The leading consumer electronics show will see ACCESS demonstrate: ACCESS Twine™ multi-screen platform that enables the launch of powerful content sharing for PayTV, VoD, live TV channels for PayTV operators as well as in-car infotainment services NetFront™ Living Connect 3.1 media sharing solution with added support for the new DLNA® VidiPath™ guidelines …
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Seeks Record Number Of Apprentices To Join British Luxury Success Story
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Seeks Record Number Of Apprentices To Join British Luxury Success Story
12/1/2014 1:03:19 PM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that the company is seeking a record number of candidates for its 2015 Apprenticeship Programme. 16 places are available, the highest number of annual apprenticeships since the programme launched in 2006. The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Apprenticeship Programme provides people aged 16-24 with the opportunity to train with the Goodwood-based …
Drive technology featured in the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.
Drive technology featured in the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.
11/28/2014 9:00:16 AM
Since the premiere of the first four-wheel drive BMW 325i in 1985, BMW has consistently expanded its four-wheel drive competence with new models and constant further development in the field of drive technology. One of the milestones is undoubtedly the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive, which was first used in the BMW X3 and the X5 in 2004 and is now available for …
Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 200,000Th Electric Vehicle
11/27/2014 12:45:56 PM
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold its 200,000th electric vehicle and has a leading 58% market share for zero-emission cars. Together, Renault and Nissan EVs have driven approximately 4 billion zero-emission kilometers – enough to circle the earth 100,000 times. Renault-Nissan’s EVs represent 200 million liters of fuel saved – enough to fill about 80 Olympic-sized swimming …
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chooses Queensland’S Gold Coast As Location For Third Australian Showroom
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chooses Queensland’S Gold Coast As Location For Third Australian Showroom
11/27/2014 11:18:58 AM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ third showroom in Australia, based in Gold Coast, Queensland, was inaugurated by the marque’s CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös, who is in the region for a week-long visit. He was joined at an exclusive evening event to open Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Queensland’s new showroom by Paul Warren, Chief Executive Officer of The Peter Warren Group, the company’s dealer …
Mobile ‘Man Cave’, the ultimate blokes toy
Mobile ‘Man Cave’, the ultimate blokes toy
11/27/2014 11:05:06 AM
Whilst any man cave is most guys’ ultimate dream, the Elite Man Cave is that one-upmanship any bloke would be proud to have. Elite Caravans owner Adrian Cappola said: “The Elite Man Cave will provide the owner ultimate bragging rights. There hasn’t been a bloke (or even woman for that matter) step through the door and not be overly impressed with the luxury interior fit …
Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
Patrick Dempsey contests World Endurance Championship with Porsche
11/26/2014 3:25:22 PM
Patrick Dempsey will tackle the 2015 motorsport season at the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, including the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The American actor and race driver, who thrills fans all over the world in his role as “McDreamy” in the medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy”, has been following his passion for racing since 2013 …
The Carlyle Group and Old Mutual Private Equity to acquire 100% of Tiger Automotive
11/26/2014 11:27:03 AM
Global Alternative Asset Manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Old Mutual Private Equity today announced that they have agreed to acquire 100% of South African tyre retailer and wholesaler Tiger Automotive (TiAuto) from Ethos Private Equity and the founders. Funding for this investment will come from the Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund and Old Mutual Private Equity Fund …
GMC Canyon Hauls for the Holidays
11/26/2014 10:49:39 AM
Among the elaborate floats, marching performers and six-story-tall balloons, the 2015 GMC Canyon will have a presence tomorrow in the 88th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. The all-new, premium midsize truck will be one of 55 GMC vehicles towing floats along the 2.5 mile route, which winds along the west and south edges of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue. GMC has towed the …
Allstate Provides Another Way to Find Your Parked Car on Black Friday
11/26/2014 10:45:01 AM
There could be a few less worries this holiday season as Black Friday shoppers use a new Parking Reminder tool in the Allstate Mobile app to find their parked car after some holiday shopping. The free Parking Reminder feature can be found in the Roadside support section of the Allstate Mobilesm app and is available to anyone countrywide – with or without an Allstate policy. …