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2012-08-07 02:21:34

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 14, Stuart Rowley, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) vice president and controller, will participate in a webcast discussion with analysts at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York. Rowley is scheduled to speak from 1:25 p.m. to 2:05 p.m. EDT. A question-and-answer session will be included. A listen-only audio webcast and presentation materials will be available at www.shareholder.ford.com. About Ford Motor Company Ford...

2012-08-07 02:21:33

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Your FIAT Boarding Pass" contest kicks off on the new Fiat Blog site - www.fiatbackstage.com Enter contest for a chance to win a vacation for two in Amalfi and Sorrrento, the same location where the FIAT brand's commercial, 'Immigrants,' was filmed Contest runs through Tuesday, Sept. 4 Unscramble a phrase and one lucky winner and their guest will have a chance to spend five days and four nights in Italy, at the same location...

2012-08-06 18:21:07

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid delivers EPA-certified 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway ratings - 7 mpg better than Toyota Prius v on the highway - for a 47 mpg combined rating Ford's first hybrid to achieve equal city and highway ratings, the versatile C-MAX Hybrid also is expected to offer 15 class-exclusive features such as the available hands-free liftgate C-MAX Hybrid launches this fall as part of Ford's power of choice strategy to deliver...

2012-08-06 10:20:27

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville would like to thank all of their loyal customers from around the Chicago area for helping to make Toyota the industry's No. 1 retail brand for the fifth consecutive month. The dealership values their customers above all else and they are proud that they have helped to propel Toyota to the top again. Toyota Motor Sales were up 36.6 percent on a daily selling rate in July, which is more than triple the industry...

2012-08-06 10:20:16

DETROIT, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past hundred years, innovation within the automotive sector has brought major technological advances, leading to safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles. But for the most part, since Henry Ford introduced the moving assembly line, the changes have been incremental, evolutionary. Now the industry appears to be on the cusp of revolutionary change, which will be engendered by the advent of autonomous or "self-driving" vehicles - and the timing...

2012-08-06 06:20:19

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New software transforms plant floor to three dimensions Technology identifies waste, encourages solutions earlier in process Eight- and nine-speed transmissions benefit from new view It's been transforming how people watch movies and TV for years. Now, Chrysler Group LLC is using the world of 3D to change the way it looks at planning for future products and implements World Class Manufacturing before a single machine is built or...

2012-08-03 23:02:43

FCP Import announced today that it has expanded its product offering to include a full range of Mitsubishi replacement parts online. Mitsubishi, a global leader in the auto parts industry with a phenomenal quality driven reputation, is now a part of the FCP family. The addition of Mitsubishi parts online to the FCP Import site will provide an even greater selection for FCP customers. This will also expand upon the FCP Import commitment in providing quality products, at the lowest possible...

2012-08-03 02:20:16

LONDON, August 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BMW, Official Automotive Partner to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is keeping the Games moving with a range of fully electric vehicles as part of the fleet. The 160 BMW 1 Series ActiveE models and 40 MINI E's are being used for many duties including shuttling athletes and officials within the Olympic Park and surrounding Games sites. They also helped support elements of the Olympic Torch Relay convoy on its journey around...

2012-08-02 10:21:03

~Despite Tough Macroeconomic Conditions, Westport Maintains Outlook for 50% Growth~ VANCOUVER, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. "Key segments of the transport market have begun the inevitable shift from petroleum based fuel...

2012-08-02 10:20:32

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (TMS) offered news media first drive opportunities today for the Toyota RAV4 EV, an all-new, all-electric SUV arriving in select California dealerships later this summer. During the media event, Toyota engineers lifted the hood and shared developmental and technical details of this unique electric vehicle, while sales and marketing executives discussed launch and distribution strategy. Offering outstanding...