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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. …
Nissan to Co-Host the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon ‘NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014’ in Yokosuka
11/25/2014 6:18:44 PM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will sponsor the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon, the "NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014," acting as the co-host with several other local organizations. The special marathon will take place in the area surrounding Nissan’s Oppama Plant in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, on December 5. Marking its 15th year, the three-day event has contributed to …
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
Scania strengthens top position in Taiwan
11/25/2014 10:30:26 AM
Scania has sold an additional 200 luxuary coaches in Taiwan. Deliveries to the Boshen bus bodybuilder will start in January 2015. This deal further strengthens Scania’s top position in the Taiwanese coach market. “This year, 2014, marks a record since Scania entered the Taiwanese bus and coach market in 1982,” says Managing Director Per Lilljequist, Scania …
In-Car Safety Innovations Drive Expanded Use of Dashboard Screens, DisplaySearch Reports
In-Car Safety Innovations Drive Expanded Use of Dashboard Screens, DisplaySearch Reports
11/25/2014 10:25:45 AM
According to the latest DisplaySearch Automotive Displays Report , with more safety features requiring a greater level of driver monitoring, demand for multifunction TFT-LCD panels in the automotive instrument cluster is accelerating. In fact, TFT LCD shipments for the instrument cluster in automobiles are expected to grow 48% to reach 30.2 million units this year, growing …
False insurance claims leads to jail term, orders of restitution to Aviva Canada
11/24/2014 11:57:29 AM
Aviva Canada, one of the country’s leading providers of home, auto, leisure and business insurance, today commends the of Durham Regional Police, Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Crown Attorney’s Office for bringing those committing insurance fraud to justice.  On November 13, 2014, Superior Court Justice Christopher Corkery convicted former Aviva Canada policyholder …
Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2014
Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2014
11/24/2014 11:34:54 AM
DHL, the Official Logistics Partner of Formula 1®, recognized Lewis Hamilton as the winner of this year’s DHL Fastest Lap Award at a special ceremony during the 2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX on November 23. Hamilton, FIA Formula One™ Drivers’ World Champion of this year and 2008, won the award a nose ahead of Nico Rosberg, who scored 5 fastest laps this …
Bosch: Associates’ ideas save 395 million euros
11/24/2014 9:36:08 AM
* Company founder Robert Bosch introduced the suggestions book in 1924 * Two associates at Bosch foundry have received the highest possible cash reward of 150,000 euros * Christoph Kübel, Bosch director of industrial relations: “Associates’ ideas enhance our innovative strength” For 90 years now, Bosch has systematically benefited from its associates’ creativity and …
Could the Insurer’s war against ‘spurious’ whiplash claims be frightening genuine victims of road traffic accidents?
11/24/2014 4:40:56 AM
Legal reforms put into place in 2013 may have helped cut third-party motor insurance claims for the first time in a decade, but have certain insurers attempted to scare people away from making claims? Legal reforms in the sector such as bans on referral fees and a crackdown on claims management companies (CMC’s) in 2013, has led to many people being put under increased …
Ford Announces App Pursuit Hackathon Winner at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Connected Car Expo
Ford Announces App Pursuit Hackathon Winner at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Connected Car Expo
11/21/2014 9:22:16 AM
Ford is announcing FuelSignal as the grand prize winner in the automaker-sponsored app developer hackathon in conjunction with the Connected Car Expo at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Team FuelSignal leveraged Ford’s SYNC® AppLink™ and data from the City of Los Angeles to create an innovative app allowing users to sign up and receive discounted gas prices and earn loyalty …
Tata Motors celebrates 60 years of truck manufacturing in Jamshedpur
11/20/2014 9:57:10 AM
60 years of manufacturing excellence and bringing global trucking to India with: World-class design and engineering capabilities to conceptualise and integrate Tata Motors’ current and future range of trucks Capabilities of developing and integrating Intelligent electronic vehicular control systems, pneumatic systems and hybrid technologies State-of-the-art …
BMW ConnectedDrive Brings Spotify Into The Car
BMW ConnectedDrive Brings Spotify Into The Car
11/20/2014 9:40:36 AM
BMW announced today that Spotify – the world’s leading music streaming service – can now be brought into the car, delivering the perfect music for every journey. Spotify already brings you the right music for every moment on your computer, your mobile, your tablet and your home entertainment system. Starting today, all Spotify users on iOS – both free and Premium - can …
Panasonic-Backed Tokai University Team Wins Carrera Solar Atacama 2014 in Chile
Panasonic-Backed Tokai University Team Wins Carrera Solar Atacama 2014 in Chile
11/19/2014 1:50:22 PM
Panasonic Corporation today announced a team from Tokai University in Japan won the Carrera Solar Atacama 2014, South America’s biggest solar car race, with a solar car that was powered by Panasonic’s HIT®* solar modules and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. This year’s competition in the Atacama Desert saw 25 teams from six countries participate with their vehicles fueled …
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
11/19/2014 1:25:04 PM
At this week’s AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International® DuraStar® Multi-Purpose Vehicle—a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts with a vehicle mounted water purification treatment system capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking …
Mazda Unveils All-new Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV
Mazda Unveils All-new Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV
11/19/2014 12:52:27 PM
Mazda Motor Corporation today revealed the all-new Mazda CX-3 to the world. The new compact crossover SUV is the fifth model in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO-Soul of Motion design. With global launches starting from Japan in the spring of 2015, the CX-3 is set to become a core model in the automaker’s …
Delphi to Present at Barclays Global Automotive Conference Thursday
11/19/2014 10:33:30 AM
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will present at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference, November 20, in New York City. Delphi’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Clark, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Murphy, are scheduled to present at 10:45 a.m. ET. A simultaneous audio/video webcast of the presentation will be available on the Delphi Investor Relations website at …
The Peugeot 2008 DKR’s definitive combat livery
The Peugeot 2008 DKR’s definitive combat livery
11/17/2014 3:31:30 PM
This spectacular metamorphosis is an eloquent sign that the bestial machine is now fully prepared to take on its 4x4 rivals on the most punishing cross-country rally of them all.  As the event’s January 4 start approaches, the commando teams at Peugeot, Red Bull and Total have ticked practically all the boxes of their respective checklists, and the revelation of the Peugeot …
Mercedes-Benz 2020 Growth Strategy: Mercedes-Benz Boosts International Procurement
11/17/2014 3:26:48 PM
Footprint in China, NAFTA and South Africa deepened New C-Class localized on four continents for the first time Procurement and supplier quality functions integrated Dr. Klaus Zehender, Divisional Board Member Procurement and Supplier Quality Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We need the most innovative and capable suppliers worldwide. Our growth strategy offers them …