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2012-10-15 15:20:54

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a rodeo without livestock but more than its share of prizes, and it is held in the nation's single largest truck market. More than 50 automotive journalists will gather later this week at the Knibbe century ranch for an annual rite of fall: The Texas Truck Rodeo, sponsored by the Texas Auto Writers Association. Also in attendance will be designers and engineers from the manufacturers who are bringing their products for the highly competitive...

2012-10-01 02:21:18

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks has partnered with Morgan Corporation on a quick delivery, dry freight van body program for its conventional trucks. This partnership will give Hino dealers across the country access to faster turnaround times on 24'-26' dry freight van bodies and provides customers shorter lead times. Available in October, this Quick Turn stock program will serve 46 states (excluding, Hawaii, Alaska, California and Nevada) and trucks will be stocked...

2012-09-20 06:21:06

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although reported fuel economy and quality improve for medium-duty trucks, the impact on satisfaction with new engines meeting the 2010 EPA emission regulations is negligible even as fuel prices rise, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Medium-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study finds that reported fuel economy for...

2012-08-23 06:21:05

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology changes related to revised emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks are causing an increase in heavy-duty truck engine problems and a decrease in overall satisfaction with the powertrain, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) Now in its 16th year, the study measures satisfaction...

2012-07-25 06:20:15

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As owners continue to shift toward smaller vehicles, they are finding that the ones they buy are often just as appealing as the larger vehicles they previously owned, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study finds that 27 percent of new-vehicle buyers who replaced a vehicle...

2012-07-12 02:20:13

ASHLAND, Ore., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo Inc., a leading developer of electric vehicle technology and manufacturer of two-wheel electric vehicles, announced today it has closed the first $13 million tranche of a $45 million Series C funding round designed to accelerate the company's development plans. The first tranche of the financing was led by Polaris Industries and included contributions from other undisclosed investors. Polaris, a recognized leader in the powersports...

2012-06-27 10:20:18

BETHESDA, Md., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With falling gas prices, many motorists will pack their cars and head out on a summer driving trip. But before even pulling out of the driveway, the Car Care Council recommends that motorists start their journey at its website, www.carcare.org. "The Car Care Council's website contains a wealth of car care information to help motorists address any needed maintenance or repairs before hitting the road so there are no surprises or...

2012-05-23 02:20:11

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Car Score (www.totalcarscore.com), the most comprehensive automotive ranking and comparison website, announced today its first annual Top Scoring Car Awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/LA62628LOGO) The Top Scoring Car Awards cover all major vehicle categories for model year 2012. The best car awards are based on Total Car Score's ranking formula, which offers a comprehensive evaluation of autos in every...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

Jacquelin Lauritsen, National Automobile Donation Director of the American Children´s Society Inc. announces the expansion of their automobile donation program with the launching of their new website, DonateACarForKids.com. Marlboro, NJ (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 "The American Children´s Society helps kids with cancer and disadvantaged families all across the United States, it seems fitting that we also offer our vehicle donation program all across the USA too." said Jacquelin...

2012-01-01 04:00:00

Joggingstrollers.com has announced a New Years sale on select Bumbleride Strollers, including the Flyer Reversible Handle Stroller and the Bumbleride Flite Lightweight Company Travel Stroller. (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Joggingstroller.com, retailers of popular jogging strollers for infants and toddlers, recently announced a New Years sale on select strollers from Bumbleride Strollers. For limited time, shoppers can enjoy discounted prices on the most popular models from Bumbleride,...