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2014-07-24 12:22:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Perdikis from Koons of Silver Spring was named one of Automotive News' 40 Under 40. This annual recognition program honors 40 high achievers at new-car dealerships who are under 40 years old. Automotive News evaluated nominations from across the U.S and Canada and identified the top performers in a large field of high caliber talent at dealerships. These dynamic employees were profiled in the July 14 issue of Automotive News,...

2014-07-23 12:22:53

DETROIT, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four automotive industry giants who developed radically new vehicles in Europe and America, new insights into meaningful quality measurements and new concepts in automotive publications will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame during ceremonies celebrating the organization's 75(th) anniversary on the evening of July 24. The only organization of its type in the world, the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich., celebrates the insights,...

2014-04-08 12:20:26

TROY, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schaeffler - a leading global manufacturer of high-precision automotive products and systems for engines, transmissions and chassis applications - was named a 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award winner in the product category for its fuel-saving and vibration-reducing torque converter for rear wheel drive with centrifugal pendulum absorber. Patrick Lindemann, vice president of product...

2014-04-08 12:20:11

- Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT) reduces pedestrian injuries in collisions. AUBURN HILLS and DETROIT, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, received the 2014 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Award for its Pressure sensor-based Pedestrian Protection System (PPS pSAT). This marks Continental's third PACE Award win in just two years. Continental's...

2014-01-21 23:00:48

Force Marketing and CBT News are sponsoring the Road to NADA 2014 Bus Tour, stopping at a number of dealerships between Atlanta and New Orleans. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The 2014 NADA Conference and Expo is almost here, but for automotive marketing firm Force Marketing and automotive news outlet CBT News, it’s all about the Road to NADA. Force Marketing and CBT News have partnered up to sponsor the Road to NADA 2014 Bus Tour, which will begin at Force Marketing...

2014-01-15 20:20:14

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Automotive News and PwC announced the 2013 Global Automotive Shareholder Value Award winners at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, Michigan. The awards are given to companies in who are recognized for highest shareholder returns within one-year and three-year periods among Global Vehicle Manufacturers, Global Automotive Suppliers and U.S. Automotive Retailers categories. (Logo:...

2014-01-13 08:20:29

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive News, the premier source of auto industry news and information, will open its website for one week beginning January 13, to give anyone an insider's look at news impacting the industry. The timing of this "online open house" is especially valuable, as it coincides with the press preview days of one of the industry's most important global events, the 2014 North American International Auto Show. During Automotive News' Free Online...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'