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Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply & Demand Management System Using LEAF EVs and
Nissan Begins Testing Energy Supply & Demand Management System Using LEAF EVs and "LEAF to Home" Power System
10/16/2014 10:40:54 AM
Nissan Motor Corporation has begun testing a system to use electric vehicle technology to help power grids cope with peaks in demand. The energy management system has the potential to help ensure continuity of supply during natural disasters. It could also make electricity from renewable sources, like the wind or sun, more viable by storing power to be used during periods of …
Autotech Council brings the Auto Ecosystem together to build new innovation
10/16/2014 9:00:00 AM
The Autotech Council’s recent Developer Challenge brought OEMs, Tier 1 Vendors, and VCs to San Jose to collaborate with software developers which resulted in several new auto-based applications. The Autotech Council Developer Challenge allowed developers on the leading edge of automotive and connected car applications to work with OEM and Tier 1 engineers to create new apps …
Ubisense to Host Webinar on Visibility in Manufacturing on October 23
Ubisense to Host Webinar on Visibility in Manufacturing on October 23
10/15/2014 12:00:00 PM
Oct. 15, 2014 — Ubisense , the leader in location intelligence, announced today it will host a webinar on October 23: Visibility in Manufacturing: Discover the Path to Industry 4.0.   Industry 4.0, known as the next Industrial Revolution, involves integrating data from many kinds of sensors to gain the necessary visibility to predict issues and self-diagnose as problems …
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
10/15/2014 7:06:12 AM
In the wake of Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi’s tragic accident, Freeclaim solicitors are encouraging drivers to take extra care on the roads as the autumn weather affects driving conditions on our roads. During the Japanese Grand Prix recently, the Marussia driver lost control of his Formula 1 car due to the severe wet weather conditions. The Frenchman, 25, crashed into a …
All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan
All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan
10/14/2014 9:50:25 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation’s all-new Mazda Demio (Mazda2 outside Japan) was today named the 2014-2015 Car of the Year Japan by the Japan Car of the Year Committee. Following the Mazda CX-5, Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) and Mazda Axela (Mazda3), the all-new Demio is the fourth in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation models that adopt the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY*1 and the …
Blanchard Insurance Agency Initiates Food Drive Campaign In Collaboration With Local Car Wash to Raise Food Donations for Hungry People in Palm Beach County
10/13/2014 12:05:25 PM
Palm Beach County – With a new charity program in the Palm Beach County area, Blanchard Insurance Agency has teamed up with Blue Heron Car Wash to support local, hungry people around the holidays. To support their food drive, the Agency asks customers, friends and neighbors to drop off a grocery bag full of food items at Blue Heron Car Wash, at 34 West Blue Heron Blvd, …
Renault chooses Fortum Charge & Drive charging solution for Norway
10/13/2014 11:48:35 AM
Fortum and Renault have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding charging infrastructure in Norway, thus expanding the Charge & Drive network to around 500 smart charging stations in the Nordic countries in the coming nine months. By choosing Charge & Drive, the leading smart charging system, Renault will provide its customers with an easy and convenient …
Siemens extends first driverless metro line in Paris
10/13/2014 11:33:33 AM
Siemens has received an order from the Paris transit authority RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) to supply the train control equipment and operational control system for the extension of the driverless metro line 14 in Paris. Siemens equipped the original stretch of Line 14 for automatic operation back in 1998 and thus established the first fully automated metro …
2015 Honda Fit SEMA Project Gears Up for Last Week of Voting on Tumblr
10/13/2014 10:52:47 AM
Six build teams, each customizing an all-new 2015 Fit Enthusiast fans can vote for their favorite customized Fit on Tumblr through Oct. 22 with the winner being announced on Nov. 4 at the SEMA Show Honda to host second annual "Honda Soiree" on Nov. 4 for media attending the SEMA Show Over the last five weeks, Honda has followed the progress of six build …
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
US Environmental Protection Agency Report Finds Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US for Second Year Running
10/10/2014 10:59:46 AM
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report,*1 released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy for the 2013 model year.*2 Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row. The EPA’s Fuel Economy Trends …
Nissan Appoints Allan Rushforth To Head Global Sales
10/10/2014 10:39:50 AM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Allan Rushforth as corporate vice president for Global Sales. Rushforth, an experienced and successful automotive sales executive, will join Nissan at its Yokohama headquarters and report to Philippe Klein, Nissan chief planning officer. Rushforth joins Nissan from South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., where he …
Bombardier Wins First Rail Control Contract in Ethiopia
10/9/2014 12:56:33 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won a contract to deliver the mainline signalling solution for Ethiopia’s new 400 km Awash-Weldia line. The order awarded by Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi, which is delivering the design and construction of the project, has a value of approximately 36 million euro (45 million USD). Part of an investment …
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 …