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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 …
Michelin and Nissan Motul Autech claim Super GT/GT500 crown with QUINTARELLI/MATSUDA and their Nissan GT-R
Michelin and Nissan Motul Autech claim Super GT/GT500 crown with QUINTARELLI/MATSUDA and their Nissan GT-R
11/17/2014 1:01:01 PM
The Michelin Group has always been in favour of direct competition with rival Tire manufacturers and the blue-ribband GT 500 category of Japan’s Super GT series offers the firm a chance to compete with three global brands from Japan at a variety of technically exacting circuits. Given the ferocity of this championship, the win secured by MICHELIN tires on last weekend’s …
Papros Data Leads With Sophisticated Data Flow System For Supply Chain
11/17/2014 12:49:56 PM
Green leader Papros Inc, in promoting Deep Relationship Logic for the Supply Chain, announced that that a comparison across the landscape of supply chain data flow systems shows this to be the only solution able to target supply chain relationships across the entire span of levels of the supply chain for even the most complex of industries. This makes MRPRO(TM) the most …
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
The feel of a Porsche with the fuel consumption of a compact car
11/17/2014 9:22:40 AM
Performance and efficiency – The new Cayenne S E-Hybrid proofs that these two characteristics don´t exclude each other. During the course of an international road test event for the media at the end of October, the world’s first premium SUV plug-in hybrid was put through its paces for the first time. Over a total distance of more than 4,200 kilometres it consumed just 5.6 …
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
11/14/2014 4:06:04 PM
Disston™, the global manufacturer of a wide range of power tool accessory products for DIY, contractor and industrial markets, announced earlier this month the expansion of their product line by 184 items to include fastening, driving and screwdriving products. Making this possible is the purchase of CTL Factory, a 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Panyu, China. The …
FIAT 500L sponsors Modern Family on Sky through Maxus Partnerships
11/14/2014 9:47:54 AM
The FIAT 500L is sponsoring the popular comedy series Modern Family on Sky 1 (new episodes air Mondays 8pm) with TV idents to reach an audience of diverse families and raise awareness of the car as the practical, stylish and fun family vehicle. The deal was brokered by Maxus Partnerships, with media planning and buying from Maxus and creative from krow …
The Reliable Opel: Zafira Cruises to 500,000 km
11/12/2014 1:21:36 PM
The timing was perfect, the last stretch planned in every detail: When reaching the forecourt of the Adam Opel Haus the speedometer of the Zafira turned over to 500,000 km. After 12 years of loyal service to its owner Andreas Schild from Frankfurt, both the car and the driver received their just reward. Opel Group CEO Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann welcomed Schild and his Zafira in …
Simple, clear and transparent
Simple, clear and transparent
11/11/2014 9:48:45 AM
Mercedes-Benz will start 2015 by launching a new nomenclature, the system used for the designation of its various model series and engine types, so providing its customers with a simple and transparent way to find their bearings around its ever-growing portfolio of models. The Mercedes-Benz model portfolio has expanded rapidly in recent years and continues to grow. The …
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
11/10/2014 12:14:32 PM
With the new Sitop PSU8600 Siemens presents its next-generation power supply system: It is the first power supply capable of being completely integrated in networked automation applications and the Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal). This reduces the outlay for engineering and operation considerably. The Ethernet/Profinet interfaces enable users to individually …
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
Bosch helps make changing lanes safer
11/10/2014 12:05:08 PM
Vehicle blind spots are a constant hazard when changing lanes and cause many serious accidents A leading European manufacturer is putting Bosch’s MMR rear mid-range radar sensor system for rear-end applications into series production MRR technology is based on fourth-generation Bosch radars Drivers are taught to assess surrounding traffic before changing lanes by …
New Microchip USB2.0 4-Port Controller Hub Featuring FlexConnect
Technology Connects Smartphones to Automotive Infotainment Systems
New Microchip USB2.0 4-Port Controller Hub Featuring FlexConnect Technology Connects Smartphones to Automotive Infotainment Systems
11/10/2014 10:43:48 AM
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the extension of its USB2 Controller Hub (UCH2) portfolio with the new automotive-grade, 4-port USB84604 IC. Featuring FlexConnect technology and an upstream port that supports both USB2.0 and High Speed Interchip (HSIC) connectivity, the new …
Toshiba Reinforces Transmission & Distribution Equipment Manufacturing in India
11/10/2014 10:10:14 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will reinforce its transmission & distribution (T&D) business in India with a 3-billion yen (approx.US$30-million) investment in new production capacity at Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TTDI) in Hyderabad. A new line for large power transformers will come on line in spring …