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Nissan named one of the best global brands for 2014
10/9/2014 11:51:57 AM
Nissan has been named one of the world’s most valuable brands for 2014, according to Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. In the Best Global Brands Study, released today by Interbrand, Nissan ranked 56, up from 65 in 2013. The study cited the strength of Nissan’s financial performance, product portfolio and leadership position in electric vehicles among the drivers …
New Bosch Center for Research and Advance Engineering
New Bosch Center for Research and Advance Engineering
10/9/2014 11:36:35 AM
Some 800 associates expected to move in by the end of 2014 Project on schedule: Remaining construction and move to be completed by early summer 2015 Bosch CEO Denner: “The new Renningen location will enhance the Bosch Group’s innovative strength” Campus-like atmosphere promotes creativity and more networking The time has finally come for the first researchers and …
Coma Wins Stage Four And Takes Overall Lead In Morocco Rally
10/9/2014 10:12:54 AM
KTM factory rider Marc Coma of Spain allowed himself a few thoughts about the title fight for the 2014 FIM World Cross Country Rallies championship on Tuesday after winning Stage Four of the Morocco Rally and assuming a slender lead in the overall standings. Speaking after the stage from Zagora to Cheggaga, which included a timed special of 226km, Marc Coma , a  Red Bull …
Parkeon and Schweers Integrate For Faster Enforcement
10/9/2014 9:34:23 AM
Parkeon , a global leader in urban mobility solutions for the parking and transit industries, and  Schweers Technologies , a world market leader in providing tools for professional law enforcement, have announced that  the two companies have developed a Pay by Space parking integration . The integration is designed  to help Parking Enforcement Officers quickly move from …
Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend Rate
10/9/2014 9:28:57 AM
The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 20. "I am pleased to announce that we are maintaining Caterpillar’s dividend,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. …
At the limit: Audi shows the world’s sportiest piloted driving car
At the limit: Audi shows the world’s sportiest piloted driving car
10/9/2014 9:17:14 AM
Audi takes the world’s sportiest piloted driving car to the starting line: A driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback* will take a lap on the Hockenheim race track on Sunday, October 19, in the season finale of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car will handle the Hockenheim track at racing speed. With the latest Audi developments on …
Ford and UAW Announce $350,000 Grant for New Programs to Teach Business Skills at Louisville Schools
10/9/2014 9:10:41 AM
Ford Motor Company Fund and UAW Ford today announced a grant of $350,000 to pilot an innovative new education program that will bring teams of teachers into the Louisville Assembly Plant to experience first-hand the work situations their students will face. The program, called the “Ford NGL Collaborative Learning Externship (CLE),” is aimed at building real-world partnerships …
Visual Intelligence Awarded Additional Patent for Array-Based Imaging Technology with Groundbreaking Uses in Smart Phones, UAVs, Automobiles and More
10/9/2014 8:34:21 AM
Visual Intelligence has been granted another key patent for its imaging technology by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in recognition of the company’s array-based imaging system. This array imaging technology has groundbreaking applications in a variety of devices and industries by enabling collection and functional scalability that yields, along with largest field of …
Mitsubishi Electric Launches Auto Parts Production, Sales in Mexico
Mitsubishi Electric Launches Auto Parts Production, Sales in Mexico
10/8/2014 9:29:50 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its new Mexican subsidiary, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., commenced automotive parts manufacturing and sales operations in October. The new base in Mexico, where car production is thriving, will put Mitsubishi Electric in a better position to expand its auto parts business in the …
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 4.56 Million Vehicles In Period To September
10/7/2014 4:04:23 PM
Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 4.56 (January-September 2013: 4.43; +3.0 percent) million vehicles in the first three quarters of this year. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is benefiting above all from good developments in Western Europe and the continued positive trend in China, where we handed over more than two million models to customers in the first three …
Corning® Gorilla® Glass for Automotive Receives BMW Supplier Innovation Award
10/7/2014 4:02:34 PM
Corning Incorporated  (NYSE: GLW) today announced that it received the BMW Supplier Innovation Award in the lightweight construction category for the development of its thin, optically clear  Corning® Gorilla® Glass  for Automotive product. Gorilla Glass is used in the BMW i8 as an acoustic glass partition to shield sound from the rear engine. The award was presented during a …
Five championship titles make Porsche the most successful manufacturer
Five championship titles make Porsche the most successful manufacturer
10/7/2014 3:55:20 PM
With five championship titles, Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in the inaugural season of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. The race series contested in the USA and Canada wrapped up the season with an enthralling finale last weekend at the Petit Le Mans – the ten-hour classic on the storied Road Atlanta race track – as well as with a double victory for the …
Pack Mentality: Chevrolet’s Tips for Traveling with a Pet
10/7/2014 12:18:08 PM
Michael Morgan of Seattle has a very simple rule when it comes to travel: If his dog Myles, a 25-pound Puggle, isn’t welcome, neither is he. The 35-year-old real estate investment executive is among the 62 percent of Americans who own at least one pet, according to the Humane Society of the United States, and thanks to the collective $50 billion they spend annually on their …
Merritt Island Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
Merritt Island Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
10/6/2014 3:42:23 PM
Recognizing the toll that breast cancer takes on our society, Inmon Automotive Services and Eurotech European Auto Repair, are addressing this problem with their Brakes for Breasts Campaign.   During the October fundraiser, Brevard residents get free brake pads and 10% of the labor costs go directly to an organization that is pursuing a vaccine against breast …
Top speed at the foot of Mount Fuji
Top speed at the foot of Mount Fuji
10/6/2014 11:27:30 AM
For the fifth of its eight rounds the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) heads to Japan, where the race takes place at the foot of Mount Fuji on October 12. The traditional Fuji Speedway has been fundamentally modernised in the past decade and is famous for its long main straight. It stretches a good 1,500 metres and should allow the Porsche 919 Hybrids to reach top speeds …
BMW Group’s initiative “¿Te gusta aprender?“ celebrates first graduating class
BMW Group’s initiative “¿Te gusta aprender?“ celebrates first graduating class
10/6/2014 9:00:46 AM
On 29 September 2014, the BMW Group celebrated the graduation of its first "¿Te gusta aprender?" class. The initiative was launched last October by the BMW Group, aimed at improving young Spaniards’ prospects on the labour market. The 27 young Spaniards selected from more than 5,000 applicants were honoured in an official ceremony at BMW Welt in Munich, in which they …
IHS Automotive Teams with Integrate Data Facts (IDF) to Offer Automotive Aftermarket Companies the Most Complete Understanding of the Mexico Vehicle Market
10/6/2014 8:56:36 AM
IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS),  has aligned with Integrate Data Facts, a Michigan-based company focused exclusively on the Mexico vehicle market, to offer a newly compiled Mexico Vehicles-in-Operation (VIO) file which provides the automotive industry with the most comprehensive look at this important NAFTA country available today. Mexico is currently the 11th …
Auto Insurance Company Now Provides Complete Coverage at Affordable Rates in Tacoma
10/5/2014 8:02:11 AM
Everyone knows that life offers uncertainties and those in the know will find ways to lower their risk and that is where having the proper insurance comes into play. For automobile owners in Tacoma, Washington, the Jerry Hallman Insurance agency commits to providing proper coverage for a wide range of needs. This Auto Insurance Tacoma  firm owned by Jerry Hallman helps …
SAE International Technical Standard Provides Terminology for Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems
10/3/2014 11:32:06 AM
To keep up with automated vehicle technology advances and provide global engineering community common platform to work from, SAE International’s On-Road Automated Vehicle Standards Committee published the SAE Information Report: (J3016) "Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems ". "Today’s technological advancements in …
Navdy Announces $6.5 Million Seed Round Led by Upfront Ventures
10/2/2014 1:30:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – (October 2, 2014) — Today the creators of Navdy , the breakthrough Head-Up Display (HUD) for any car , are announcing the company has closed $6.5 million in Seed Round funding, led by Upfront Ventures . This was the company’s first ever round and was highly oversubscribed, nearly 3X the original plans for raising $2.4 million. Other participating funds …