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2014-06-26 23:12:03

Silicon Valley, a new automotive innovation hotbed reaches faster and further to America’s automotive centers. Silicon Valley Innovator’s Forum brings the face-to-face collaboration to the AutoHarvest virtual innovation ecosystem. San Jose, Calif., Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Autotech Council, based in San Jose, Calif., today announced that it is joining the AutoHarvest Foundation as a strategic partner. The Council is a group of technology innovators whose members...

2014-06-26 23:10:25

A recent notice from Toyota Motor Sales of seat spring defects can affect over 470,000 vehicle owners and potentially cause injuries as front seats may not lock into place during a collision. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 On April 9, 2014, Toyota Motor Sales recently issued a Recall Notice for a defective seat rail spring for Model Year 2006-2010 Yaris Hatchbacks, Model Year 2007-2010 Yaris Sedans, and Model Year 2008-2010 Scion xD vehicles. This recall affects about 470,000 owners of...

2014-06-26 12:21:29

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automotive Seats Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/components/global_automotive_seats_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Seats in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period...

2014-06-26 12:20:55

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Microcars Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_microcars_industry.html This report analyzes the Global market for Microcars in Units. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as Daimler AG,...

2014-06-26 04:20:16

Kelley Blue Book Expert Editors Rank 2011 BMW 3 Series No. 1 IRVINE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automaker Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) programs make it possible to get your hands on a used luxury car for the price of a new mainstream model, with the comfort that comes from a thorough inspection and extended coverage beyond the original warranty. To help shoppers narrow down their choices, the editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information...

2014-06-25 12:22:15

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com expects total June sales to come in at 1,372,168 units, down 2.1 percent year-over-year and down 14.7 percent from May. A SAAR of 16.37 million new-car sales is expected for the month, an increase of 3.1 percent from June 2013, and down 2.4 percent month-over-month. "Despite the expected year-over-year dip, the pace of new-car sales remained healthy in June at approximately 16.4 million SAAR," said Jesse Toprak, chief analyst for...

2014-06-24 12:20:44

Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global automotive plastics industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $22.2 billion by 2019. The major drivers of automotive plastics industry are the increasing demand of lightweight materials, government regulations, and improvements in vehicle design. Asia Pacific is leading the global automotive plastics industry with strong growth in...

2014-06-23 12:22:06

Company Named to Newspaper's Inaugural List, Celebrates 30th Anniversary CENTREVILLE, Va., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Post today named Carfax as one of the Top Workplaces in the D.C. area. Out of more than 1,600 nominated regional employers, Carfax ranks eighth on the list of midsize companies. Carfax also is celebrating its 30(th) anniversary since being founded in 1984. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080507/CARFAXLOGO "It's a true honor to be recognized...

2014-06-23 12:21:28

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Exhaust Systems Market by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs, & HCVs), by Fuel Type (Gasoline & Diesel), by After-Treatment Device (DPF, DOC, SCR, TWC, & NOx Adsorber) - Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the global automotive exhaust systems industry with an analysis of major countries in all the regions, and estimates...

2014-06-19 12:22:29

Public Preview Period Runs June 20-23 HARRISBURG, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 450 vehicles will be auctioned off in Dauphin County when the commonwealth holds its third state fleet auction of the year at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction, 488 Firehouse Road, Grantville. Trucks, SUVs and sedans used by state agencies from various vehicle manufacturers will be available for bid. This auction also features three Harley...


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