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Michelin and Nissan Motul Autech claim Super GT/GT500 crown with QUINTARELLI/MATSUDA and their Nissan GT-R
Michelin and Nissan Motul Autech claim Super GT/GT500 crown with QUINTARELLI/MATSUDA and their Nissan GT-R
11/17/2014 1:01:01 PM
The Michelin Group has always been in favour of direct competition with rival Tire manufacturers and the blue-ribband GT 500 category of Japan’s Super GT series offers the firm a chance to compete with three global brands from Japan at a variety of technically exacting circuits. Given the ferocity of this championship, the win secured by MICHELIN tires on last weekend’s …
Papros Data Leads With Sophisticated Data Flow System For Supply Chain
11/17/2014 12:49:56 PM
Green leader Papros Inc, in promoting Deep Relationship Logic for the Supply Chain, announced that that a comparison across the landscape of supply chain data flow systems shows this to be the only solution able to target supply chain relationships across the entire span of levels of the supply chain for even the most complex of industries. This makes MRPRO(TM) the most …
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
11/17/2014 9:22:40 AM
Performance and efficiency – The new Cayenne S E-Hybrid proofs that these two characteristics don´t exclude each other. During the course of an international road test event for the media at the end of October, the world’s first premium SUV plug-in hybrid was put through its paces for the first time. Over a total distance of more than 4,200 kilometres it consumed just 5.6 …
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
11/14/2014 4:06:04 PM
Disston™, the global manufacturer of a wide range of power tool accessory products for DIY, contractor and industrial markets, announced earlier this month the expansion of their product line by 184 items to include fastening, driving and screwdriving products. Making this possible is the purchase of CTL Factory, a 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Panyu, China. The …
FIAT 500L sponsors Modern Family on Sky through Maxus Partnerships
11/14/2014 9:47:54 AM
The FIAT 500L is sponsoring the popular comedy series Modern Family on Sky 1 (new episodes air Mondays 8pm) with TV idents to reach an audience of diverse families and raise awareness of the car as the practical, stylish and fun family vehicle. The deal was brokered by Maxus Partnerships, with media planning and buying from Maxus and creative from krow …
The Reliable Opel: Zafira Cruises to 500,000 km
11/12/2014 1:21:36 PM
The timing was perfect, the last stretch planned in every detail: When reaching the forecourt of the Adam Opel Haus the speedometer of the Zafira turned over to 500,000 km. After 12 years of loyal service to its owner Andreas Schild from Frankfurt, both the car and the driver received their just reward. Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann welcomed Schild and his Zafira in …
Simple, clear and transparent
Simple, clear and transparent
11/11/2014 9:48:45 AM
Mercedes-Benz will start 2015 by launching a new nomenclature, the system used for the designation of its various model series and engine types, so providing its customers with a simple and transparent way to find their bearings around its ever-growing portfolio of models. The Mercedes-Benz model portfolio has expanded rapidly in recent years and continues to grow. The …
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
11/10/2014 12:14:32 PM
With the new Sitop PSU8600 Siemens presents its next-generation power supply system: It is the first power supply capable of being completely integrated in networked automation applications and the Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal). This reduces the outlay for engineering and operation considerably. The Ethernet/Profinet interfaces enable users to individually …
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
11/10/2014 12:05:08 PM
Vehicle blind spots are a constant hazard when changing lanes and cause many serious accidents A leading European manufacturer is putting Bosch’s MMR rear mid-range radar sensor system for rear-end applications into series production MRR technology is based on fourth-generation Bosch radars Drivers are taught to assess surrounding traffic before changing lanes by …
New Microchip USB2.0 4-Port Controller Hub Featuring FlexConnect
Technology Connects Smartphones to Automotive Infotainment Systems
New Microchip USB2.0 4-Port Controller Hub Featuring FlexConnect Technology Connects Smartphones to Automotive Infotainment Systems
11/10/2014 10:43:48 AM
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the extension of its USB2 Controller Hub (UCH2) portfolio with the new automotive-grade, 4-port USB84604 IC. Featuring FlexConnect technology and an upstream port that supports both USB2.0 and High Speed Interchip (HSIC) connectivity, the new …
Toshiba Reinforces Transmission & Distribution Equipment Manufacturing in India
11/10/2014 10:10:14 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will reinforce its transmission & distribution (T&D) business in India with a 3-billion yen (approx.US$30-million) investment in new production capacity at Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TTDI) in Hyderabad. A new line for large power transformers will come on line in spring …
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 …