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Live on Audi MediaTV: world premiere of the Audi Q7 at the North American International Auto Show, Detroit 2015
1/9/2015 11:54:50 AM
Audi MediaTV is broadcasting live from the Detroit Auto Show 2015 and will show the Audi Press Conference in full. The brand with the four rings is also presenting the new Audi Q7* – the lightest SUV in its class. Compared with the previous model, curb weight has been reduced by 325 kilograms (716.5 lb). With its lightweight, multimaterial body and an all-new chassis, it …
Ford Announces Winners of Innovate Mobility Challenge Series, a Worldwide Approach to Finding Mobility Solutions
1/9/2015 11:48:47 AM
Ford names winners of the latest in its Innovate Mobility Challenge series, an open-innovation approach to discovering mobility solutions around the world The series is a key aspect of Ford Smart Mobility – the company’s program of innovation in mobility, connectivity and autonomy – announced by Ford Motor Company President and CEO Mark Fields in his 2015 International …
Serco farewell to NPL after 19 years of innovation
1/9/2015 10:30:41 AM
Serco said goodbye to the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) at the end of December 2014 after 19 years of extraordinary innovation and science that has seen the establishment build a world-leading reputation and deliver billions of pounds of benefit for the UK economy.  During that period under Serco’s management and leadership, NPL has delivered an extraordinary variety and …
Nissan and NASA Partner to Jointly Develop and Deploy Autonomous Drive Vehicles by End of Year
1/9/2015 8:47:45 AM
Nissan Motor Co., through its North American-based organization, and NASA today announced the formation of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology. Researchers from Nissan’s U.S. Silicon Valley Research Center and NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., will …
Essex Arranges $4.73 Million Recapitalization
Essex Arranges $4.73 Million Recapitalization
1/8/2015 11:44:21 AM
Essex Capital Group, Inc. (“Essex”), announced the closing of a $4,730,000 debt recapitalization for Wayne Oil Company, Inc., (“Wayne Oil” or the “Company”), a privately-held wholesale petroleum product supplier and retail gas and convenience store chain operating under the Ballpark Stores brand name. Essex successfully arranged a new SBA 7(a) credit facility through a …
Scania’s President and CEO to lead ACEA Commercial Vehicle Board for 2015
1/8/2015 10:41:25 AM
The Commercial Vehicle Board elects a new Chairman for a yearly term, once renewable. Mr Lundstedt, President and CEO of Scania, follows Wolfgang Bernhard, Head of Daimler Trucks, who took over the chairmanship of ACEA’s Commercial Vehicle Board in 2013, and went on to serve a second term in 2014. Speaking after his election, Mr Lundstedt said: “I am honoured to drive …
GMC Introduces 2015 Canyon Nightfall Edition
1/8/2015 9:22:36 AM
GMC today introduced the 2015 Canyon Nightfall Edition – a stylized, blacked-out edition of the brand’s all-new premium midsize truck that blends a dramatic appearance with popular features and accessories. The Canyon Nightfall Edition is offered on SLE crew cab models, either 2WD or 4WD, in Onyx Black and will be available in the first quarter of 2015. In addition to …
BMW Motorrad flagship store opens in Cape Town.
BMW Motorrad flagship store opens in Cape Town.
1/7/2015 1:20:45 PM
For more than 90 years, BMW Motorrad has created innovative products to provide novice and experienced riders with sheer riding pleasure. On 26 November 2014 BMW Motorrad, the motorcycle business of the BMW Group, opened a new BMW Motorrad concept store in Cape Town. The launch also kicked-off BMW Motorrad’s new brand positioning campaign, “MAKE LIFE A RIDE”. As part of the …
All-New Nissan X-Trail Wins Car Of The Year 2014 in China
All-New Nissan X-Trail Wins Car Of The Year 2014 in China
1/7/2015 10:30:54 AM
The all-new Nissan X-Trail has scored another accolade with the Car of the Year (COTY) award by the China Mainstream Media Automobile Alliance. The award is based on vigorous testing by a team of automotive journalists in China. "We are very excited and honored to receive the COTY award for the all-new X-Trail," said Susumu Uchikoshi, managing director of Dongfeng Nissan …
Volkswagen selects TomTom maps
1/6/2015 10:11:56 AM
TomTom (TOM2) today announced an agreement to deliver maps to Volkswagen, one of the world’s leading car makers. Volkswagen will launch in-dash navigation systems with TomTom maps, starting with the new VW multimedia system in North America in Q2 2015. The system will be introduced across multiple car lines, including the Jetta, Passat and Beetle. TomTom is a global leader in …
Cinemo to Preview the Future of Infotainment at CES 2015
1/5/2015 3:25:53 PM
Cinemo, a global leader in high performance and automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, will be presenting live demonstrations of its latest technological innovations for automotive at the 2015 CES Show in Las Vegas (“Hollywood” Suite, Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino). The full range of Cinemo solutions will be on …
BMW innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015
1/2/2015 10:50:26 AM
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015, BMW presents a concept vehicle that showcases the kind of lighting innovations we can expect in the future, while at the same time reinforcing its leadership position in the field oflighting technology. BMW Laserlight becomes intelligent thanks to connectivity. The Laserlight technology that …
2014 sales results in France: The Renault Group posts a 1.3-point increase in market share
1/2/2015 10:40:43 AM
In 2014, the Renault group’s sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles rose by 5.5% and market share stood at 26.6% in a relatively flat market (up 0.5%). • Higher sales and market share for the Group’s two brands • Five Renault group cars in the Top 10 passenger car standings in France (Clio, Captur, Scénic, Mégane and Sandero) • The Clio is by far the …