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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 …
Top Five Best Places to Visit in Queensland to Enjoy a True Australian Experience
10/1/2014 11:01:28 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia October 2014 – Possibly one of Australia’s most diverse states, Queensland offers travellers opportunities to explore and enjoy the dusty Australian outback, white sandy beaches, warm green rainforests and the scratchy muted bush. Based on sheer size alone, people – especially international visitors or out of state holiday-goers – often wonder where the …
New Acura and Honda Products Fuel Surge in September Automobile Sales
10/1/2014 2:13:43 PM
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported September 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 118,223 units, an increase of 12.0 percent versus September of last year. The Honda division had its best September since 2007 with sales of 104,391 vehicles, while Acura posted sales of 13,832 units in the same period. Acura trucks posted its best-ever September, rising 6.8 percent …
Technology From Honeywell’s UOP To Be Used To Produce Renewable Diesel For U.S. Military
10/1/2014 11:06:41 AM
UOP LLC, a Honeywell ;( NYSE: HON ) company, announced today that its advanced process technology will be used to produce renewable diesel for the U.S. military through the U.S. Department of Defense Advanced Drop-in Biofuels Production Project. Emerald Biofuels LLC will use Honeywell’s UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to refine non-edible oils and animal fats into …
West Melbourne Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
West Melbourne Brakes for Breasts Campaign Starts
9/30/2014 11:08:58 AM
Recognizing the toll that breast cancer takes on women and their families, Rich’s Auto Technology Services, is doing its part to stop it 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 cure for cancer. This is the second year Rich’s Auto …
TomTom and Bosch SoftTec team up to deliver advanced driver assistance systems
9/29/2014 11:27:25 AM
TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a partnership with Bosch to integrate its navigation technology and maps into Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This partnership will enable Bosch to develop more advanced applications including intelligent cruise control, upcoming curve alerts, and jam tail warnings, which are all critical components for car manufacturers …
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Appoints New Head Of Interior Design
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Appoints New Head Of Interior Design
9/29/2014 8:56:29 AM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Daniel Starke as Head of Interior Design. Starke began his career in the automotive industry with Volkswagen and Audi, before moving to the Interior Design team at BMW in 2001. He was appointed Head of Interior Design for BMW i in 2009, with responsibility for the interior design of the BMW i3 and i8. Starke was …
Lohéac celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Renault 8 Gordini
9/29/2014 8:47:12 AM
The 22nd Lohéac Autojumble Festival (October 4-5, 2014) in Brittany, France, will be largely focussed upon the 50th anniversary of the iconic Renault 8 Gordini. Christened ‘G 50 Day’ (Jour G 50), this event recalls memories of the famous G Day at Circuit Paul Ricard, in the south of France, on July 18-19, 1970, when several thousand Renault 8 Gordinis gathered to mark the …