Global mobility on demand market is to cross $228 billion by 2022
  • October 18, 2017

ROCKVILLE Md., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global mobility on demand market is expected to exceed $228 billion by 2022, due to growing traffic congestion, continuous initiatives being taken by several vehicle manufacturing players, and increasing inclination of consumers, according to Global Mobility on Demand Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2022, a report recently released by TechSci Research. The Asia-Pacific region accounted for the largest share of the market in 2016, with China and Japan registering more than half of those sales. Moreover, the region is anticipated to maintain its dominance in the global mobility on demand market during the forecast period as well.

Michelin Expands Tweel Airless Radial Line and Distribution Network
  • October 18, 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin Tweel Technologies, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., is showcasing new mower products and announcing new distribution outlets during the Green Industry Expo show in Louisville, Ky., with the introduction of:

INFICON Leak-detection Expert To Discuss Battery Safety Tests
  • October 18, 2017

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of quality tests for high-performance electric-vehicle batteries will be discussed at the upcoming Automotive Testing Expo by INFICON, a leading developer, producer and supplier of leak-detection test equipment.

Sparta Commercial Reports Farm Equipment Dealerships Are a Growing Market for Its iMobileApp Product
  • October 18, 2017

New York, NY, Oct. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. (Symbol: SRCO), announced today that the demand for Sparta’s iMobileApp product is expanding into Agribusiness. Sparta reports that farm equipment dealerships are using mobile applications to facilitate the ordering of parts and to schedule service appointments. The apps also provide maintenance and troubleshooting videos, announce events and special offers, and integrate solutions from RTK Towers to JDLink.

Michelin Acquires Lehigh Technologies, a Specialty Materials Company
  • October 18, 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today announced that it has acquired Lehigh Technologies, a specialty materials company that uses patented cryogenic turbo mill technology to transform rubber from end-of-life tires and industrial goods into materials for new tires and other products, reducing the amount of raw materials initially needed, such as elastomers and fillers from oil- and rubber-based sources.

Riot Control Vehicle Market Growing at 2.58% CAGR by 2021
  • October 18, 2017

PUNE, India, October 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

RELiON Battery Selected by Garia to Power Industrial Electric Utility Vehicles
  • October 18, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RELiON Battery, a provider of LiFePO4 battery solutions, is pleased to announce their partnership with Garia, a leading manufacturer of golf and utility vehicles, to supply lithium iron phosphate batteries (LiFePO4) for a fleet of all-electric Garia Utility vehicles.

car2go Transitions Portland Fleet to Compact Mercedes-Benz Vehicles
  • October 18, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- car2go, the largest, fastest-growing one-way carsharing service in the world, announced today that it is modernizing its Portland fleet to be fully comprised of compact Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA vehicles. car2go's decision to retire its two-seater smart cars was based on overwhelming usage data and member feedback. The service expects to complete its transformation by the end of this month.

Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion VI Logo, Ticket Availability, and Event Hashtag for the World's Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars
  • October 18, 2017

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) today released more details about the highly anticipated Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI to be held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California, September 27 through 30, 2018.

Automotive Grade Linux Adds Five New Members Including First Voice Recognition and Digital Marketing Members
  • October 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, is announcing that five new members have joined the project including Adobe, Desay SV Automotive, Fiberdyne Systems, Nuance and Trend Micro.

Ushr Powers HD Map Data for Cadillac Super Cruise(TM)
  • October 18, 2017

DETROIT, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ushr Inc., creator of high-definition (HD) mapping technology and software for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, today announced that its precision HD map platform has been implemented in the new Cadillac Super Cruise(TM) hands-free highway driving feature. With the recent release of the 2018 Cadillac CT6, Ushr also becomes the first-to-market provider of HD mapping technology in an OEM production vehicle.

Acura Debuts New Website for Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles to Offer Shoppers Enhanced User Experience, Simplified Car Buying Process
  • October 18, 2017

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitalizing on the growing popularity of its pre-owned vehicles, Acura today debuted a completely redesigned Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle website (www.AcuraCertified.com) that simplifies Acura's already popular online CPO vehicle shopping process, offering shoppers the ability to compare vehicles and features and share their selections with friends and family. The new Acura CPO site makes inventory the primary focal point for shoppers, introducing a new vehicle alert feature for the most up-to-date vehicle availability.

All-New and Upscale 2018 Honda Accord Arrives at Dealerships to Redefine the Midsize Segment
  • October 18, 2017

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-new 2018 Honda Accord goes on sale at dealerships nationwide today as the quickest, most fuel-efficient, sophisticated and spacious Accord in the model's 41-year history. The 2018 Accord 1.5T, powered by a new 192-horsepower VTEC Turbo(®) engine has a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $23,570(1). The Accord 1.5T earned an EPA fuel economy rating of 30/38/33 mpg (city/highway/combined)(2) in LX, EX, EX-L and EX-L Navi trims with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Also available in Sport trim with a 6-speed manual transmission, the Accord 1.5T will be joined next month by the even more powerful Accord 2.0T and, in early in 2018, by the new Accord Hybrid.

Rude's Last Second Charge Pays Off, Steals Bandit Win at Hickory
  • October 18, 2017

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricky Rude (#14) and Darren Proffitt (#27) may be brothers, but when they're squaring off on the track, brotherly love goes out the window.

Magna Forms E-Powertrain Joint Venture in China
  • October 18, 2017

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - To expand its global electrified powertrain offerings and strengthen its local footprint in China, Magna has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO,600741.SH), a subsidiary of SAIC Motor. The JV will initially produce an electric-drive powertrain system for a German automaker. A signing ceremony was held today with executives from both JV partners.

Magna Forms E-Powertrain Joint Venture in China
  • October 18, 2017

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - To expand its global electrified powertrain offerings and strengthen its local footprint in China, Magna has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO,600741.SH), a subsidiary of SAIC Motor. The JV will initially produce an electric-drive powertrain system for a German automaker. A signing ceremony was held today with executives from both JV partners.

Cybersecurity Protocol that Fends off Automobile Hacks Named to Popular Science Magazine's List of Top 100 Technologies of the Year
  • October 18, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A protocol for protecting automotive software updates from hackers was today named one of the top 100 technologies of the year -- the Best of What's New-- by Popular Science magazine. Uptane is an open-source framework that aims to safeguard the more than 100 million lines of code in modern automobiles -- code that experience and experiments show is as vulnerable to hacking as the personal data more commonly targeted by cybercriminals.

Automotive Retail Expert Max Zanan Announces the Upcoming Release of 'Perfect Dealership' - A Car Dealer's Guide to Surviving the Digital Age
  • October 18, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Zanan, an automotive retail expert with nearly 20 years of experience, announced today the upcoming release of his book 'Perfect Dealership' - a car dealer's guide to surviving the digital age.

Generational Equity Advises DPC Systems in Sale to PBS Systems
  • October 18, 2017

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, DPC Systems Inc., to PBS Financial Systems Inc. The acquisition closed August 31, 2017.

CAA calls for provincial regulation of towing industry amid continued consumer complaints, reminds motorists of rights
  • October 18, 2017

New research shows that just half of consumers feel educated about their rights when it comes to towing and are most concerned with unexpected costs

New Elektrobit software enables automakers to build high-performance ECUs for connected and highly automated vehicles
  • October 18, 2017

ERLANGEN, Germany, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektrobit (EB), a leading developer of cutting-edge, embedded and connected technology solutions for the automotive industry, today announced a software product line that will enable automakers to build the complex and powerful electronic control units (ECUs) required for connected, highly automated driving. Called EB corbos, the line consists of three products that represent one of the first commercially available software implementations of Adaptive AUTomotive Open System Architecture (AUTOSAR), a new standard.

Adam Stone, CEO of Octane Marketing, accepted into Forbes Agency Council
  • October 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of Octane Marketing, Adam Stone, a full service marketing agency for car dealerships and dealer groups nationwide, has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.

Tailored for design and sportiness - the new Porsche 718 GTS models
  • October 17, 2017

Even greater performance and exclusive equipment

Hyundai N 2025 Vision GT Concept Returns In Gran Turismo Sport
  • October 17, 2017

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most exhilarating concepts to come out of Hyundai's design studios makes a triumphant return today in Polyphony Digital's hotly anticipated next-generation racing simulation, Gran Turismo Sport, now on sale for the Playstation 4.