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2013-11-11 08:21:22

Program will help cover day-to-day expenses related to schooling PHOENIX, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the help of NASCAR driver Joey Logano, the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation launched the Military Transition Support program (MTS) over Veterans Day weekend to ensure veterans of the U.S. military and members of their families have the necessary resources available to achieve their career ambition of receiving a technical degree or certification....

2013-11-11 08:20:58

Leading automotive supplier invests more than $8.7 million in one of the largest production plants for panorama roofs and sunroofs MUNICH and CHONGQING, China, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive supplier Webasto continues its expansion in the Chinese motor vehicle market. On November 8, 2013, one of the largest Webasto production plants to date was inaugurated at its Chongqing location. With an area encompassing close to 16,000 square meters (approximately 172,200 square feet),...

2013-11-07 20:20:13

Universal Technical Institute Resolves Pending Litigation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI),the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") has notified the Company that the DOJ has declined to intervene in the previously disclosed Federal False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. Section 3729, et seq.) lawsuit (the "FCA Suit") and that it has closed its...

2013-11-07 12:22:17

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia, North America's fifth-largest automotive supplier, was honored with two awards at the annual recognition program held by Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). The company earned Corporation of the Year in the Manufacturing - Level II division, while Harold Cook, senior global commodity buyer at Faurecia, was named as Corporate Buyer of the Year in the Local category. The awards were presented at the...

2013-11-06 23:29:22

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of the nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will interview Jeff Lagges, President of ALLDATA LLC, at ALLDATA booth #11119 at the SEMA Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center, today at 1 p.m. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of the nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," will interview Jeff Lagges, President of ALLDATA LLC, at...

2013-11-06 23:23:22

This integration is a turnkey way for dealerships to leverage familiar customer touch points to build review volume on Cars.com. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Digital Air Strike, the nation’s leading automotive social media, online reputation and lead-response company, today announced a new partnership with Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars. Digital Air Strike has built the industry’s first direct customer survey integration...

2013-11-06 23:04:44

Lost Customer Campaign Generates Over $2.4M in Customer Pay Sales in One Month Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Auto Point, Inc., the pioneer of Ownership Lifecycle Services for the automotive industry, today announced results for their October “Lost Souls” campaign.” Auto Point automotive dealership clients recovered over $2.4M in customer sales that would have been lost. This represents an ROI better than 84:1 from a single one-month campaign. The lost customer campaign...

2013-11-06 12:22:38

CIECA Distinguished Honors Bestowed to IAA and Sr. Analyst Christopher Poulos at Collision Industry Awards Ceremony WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company and wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced that the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) has extended to IAA the 2013 Electronic Commerce Company of the Year...

2013-11-05 23:34:30

The buyer of a Ford CPO vehicle, which comes with a 7 year / 100,000 mile powertrain warranty, will now be able to upgrade the protection to the highest level Premiumcare for a maximum of 9 years / 125,000 miles from the warranty start date. Barkhamsted, CT (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Lombard Ford, provider of Ford ESP, the official extended service protection program of Ford Motor Company and a leader in innovative vehicle protection products, has done it once again. This time, their...

2013-11-05 16:20:31

-- Ford Mustang, Scion FR-S, Ford F-Series and Jeep Wrangler Named 2013 SEMA Award Winners -- LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's SEMA Award for the top trending vehicle models in four categories were announced today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Ford Mustang was named Hottest Car, the Scion FR-S took the Hottest Sport Compact honors, the Ford F-Series won Hottest Truck and the Jeep Wrangler received the Hottest 4x4-SUV award. (Photo:...