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Sep 18, 2017, 09:32 ET Electra Meccanica Announces Corporate Letters Of Intent and Order Book Amounts

VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (OTCQB: ECCTF) ("Electra Meccanica" or the "Company") is pleased to...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:15 ET "Design Your Car" - Heidelberg at IAA 2017: Technology Partner for the Automotive Industry

- Live presentation at the Mercedes-Benz stand: "unleash the colour" for the smart - BORBET presenting custom-decorated rims...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:57 ET New TV Show Puts Dana-equipped Jeep Wranglers to the Test in Moab, Utah

A new History Channel show, "It's How You Get There," will feature two Dana-owned Jeep Wranglers equipped with Dana® axles attacking some of the...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:40 ET LotLinx Adds Another Auto Industry Veteran to the Team

LotLinx, the leading VIN specific digital marketing solution for car dealers, today announced that John Gottschalk has been named Senior Vice...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:35 ET Support Breast Cancer Awareness with Rider Insurance!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in continued efforts to help raise awareness, Rider Insurance will be running its annual...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:30 ET Spartan Motors to Attend Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Conference on September 28

Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company"), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:17 ET ChannelNet Releases OneClick Loyalty

For the past quarter century, conventional wisdom within the automotive industry has been that selling to an existing customer is eight times less...


Sep 18, 2017, 07:45 ET Ushr Locks In $10m Series A Funding Led by Forté Ventures

Ushr Inc., creator and provider of the most precise, high-definition (HD) mapping technology and software for autonomous and semi-autonomous...


Sep 18, 2017, 07:15 ET Automotive Cyber Security Market to Perceive Thriving Accruals of USD 32 Million By 2023 At 9% of CAGR

Market Research Future published a half-cooked research report on "Global Automotive Cyber Security Market Research Report - Forecast to 2022" –...


Sep 18, 2017, 05:30 ET Automotive Composites Market Worth 13.14 Billion USD by 2022

According to a new market research report "Automotive Composites Market by Fiber Type (Glass, Carbon, Natural), Resin Type (Thermoset,...


Sep 18, 2017, 04:39 ET R&D on Autonomous, Connected, and Electrification Technologies Creates Double-digit Growth Opportunities

As the automotive industry faces narrowing margins, the need to look to other revenue streams and keep the customer committed to the brand for...


Sep 15, 2017, 18:58 ET Hyundai Motor America Names Kyung Soo Lee President And CEO

Kyung Soo (Kenny) Lee, one of the most respected leaders in Hyundai's global operation, has been named president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America....


Sep 15, 2017, 17:36 ET Mister Car Wash Acquires Seven Express Locations in Alabama

Mister Car Wash has expanded its presence in Alabama with the acquisition of Car Wash Express, consisting of seven express locations in the greater...


Sep 15, 2017, 16:53 ET Kia Motors Pledges $300,000 To The American Red Cross To Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

Kia Motors America (KMA) pledged up to $200,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in communities affected by Hurricanes...


Sep 15, 2017, 16:10 ET Blue Harbour Group Comments On New 6.2% Stake In Adient

Blue Harbour Group, L.P. today reported that it has become a lead shareholder in Adient plc, the world's largest independent company focused on...


Sep 15, 2017, 14:00 ET Edmunds Named One of the Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Edmunds, the leading car information and shopping platform, announced today that it has been named one of the Best Workplaces for Women in the U.S....


Sep 15, 2017, 13:49 ET Ford Motor Co. pledges $5 million to support the American Center for Mobility

Ford Motor Company announced today a $5 million contribution to the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to support connected and automated vehicle...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:18 ET Ford Launches Drive2Greatness Program to Support STEAM Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Ford Motor Company's commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) continues this year with the launch of the first HBCU...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:15 ET "FCA Replay" Wraps the Week

"FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The top stories for the week of Sept. 15, 2017, include...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:10 ET Kiekert México gana Premio Nacional de Exportación 2017

Kiekert México ha recibido el prestigioso Premio Nacional de Exportación del presidente mexicano Enrique Peña Nieto. El premio nacional de...


Sep 15, 2017, 10:27 ET Alternet Systems Seeks Business and Agency Partners to Commercialize Lithium Battery Patented Technologies

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) acquired Lithium IP Holdings on July 21st of this year. Lithium IP Holdings has an existing portfolio of...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:55 ET US Demand for Recreational Vehicles to Reach $16.6 Billion in 2021

US demand for recreational vehicles (RVs) are forecast to reach $16.6 billion in 2021, according to Recreational Vehicles: United States, a report...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:30 ET TRAC Intermodal Unveils Mobile Applications For Road Service Repairs, Chassis Booking

TRAC Intermodal introduces two new mobile applications that improve and simplify customer access to emergency road service and online chassis...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:01 ET Automotive X-by-Wire Systems Market Report 2017-2027

Forecasts, Segmentation & Analysis by Type (Shift-by-Wire, Throttle-by-Wire, Active Suspension-by-Wire, Park-by-Wire, Others), by Technology...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Bridgestone Group and Americas Employees Give for Hurricane Relief

Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced today the American Red Cross will receive $1 million to assist with relief efforts...