MOVIE REVIEW: Matt Damon, Christian Bale turn in high-octane performances in Ford v Ferrari
November 8, 2019
The big race didn't finish exactly the way it's depicted in "Ford v. Ferrari." And the hilarious scene previewed in the trailers — when race-car building legend Carroll Shelby delights and... READ MORE
President George W. Bush Speaks at AAPEX 2019 Grand Opening Session
November 7, 2019
George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, joined AAPEX 2019 on Nov. 5, offering his thoughts on eight years in the Oval Office, the... READ MORE
Mike Anderson Inducted into Collision Repair Industry Hall of Eagles
November 7, 2019
Calling him one of the “greatest influencers” in the collision repair industry, 1Collision Network President Jim Keller announced Wednesday the Hall of Eagles had added Collision Advice... READ MORE
Ford May Consider Making Branded Pickups in China if Cities Open More
November 7, 2019
SHANGHAI — Ford Motor Co will consider building Ford-branded pickup trucks in China if restrictions on driving pickups in cities are relaxed and it could also roll out customized models at that... READ MORE
Musk Schedules 'Blade Runner' Inspired Tesla Pickup Unveil for Nov. 21
November 7, 2019
Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk set a date for the debut of the electric-car maker’s first pickup and further tied the truck to the famous sci-fi movie that inspired its design. Tesla will... READ MORE
New Corvette Hits 60 in 2.9 seconds ... But Won't Arrive Until March
November 7, 2019
Pontiac - Due to the 40-day UAW strike, production of the much-anticipated mid-engine Corvette C8 will be delayed from December until late February, General Motors confirmed Wednesday.... READ MORE
Uber Faces Costly Choices After Expert Finds It Uses Waymo Self-Driving Tech
November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber said it "will likely" have to strike a licensing deal with Waymo or opt for costly changes to its autonomous driving software, after an expert found the ride-hailing giant... READ MORE
BYD, Toyota to Set Up Research Venture to Develop Electric Vehicles
November 7, 2019
TOKYO/SHANGHAI — Chinese electric car maker BYD Co Ltd and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday they planned to set up a joint venture to design and develop battery electric cars as they... READ MORE
Nauto Rolls Out AI-Powered Driver Safety Platform
November 7, 2019
Nauto, a provider of AI-powered fleet safety products, has rolled out a new real-time “Driver Behavior Learning Platform” that it says connects all of its existing in-vehicle hardware, software... READ MORE
Desert Ford Dealers to Become Official Automotive Partner of Allegiant Stadium and the Raiders
November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The Desert Ford Dealers have announced their founding partnership with Allegiant Stadium and the Raiders to become the Official Vehicle of Raider Nation when the Silver and Black... READ MORE
Eaton Teams with NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney and Gateway Bronco to Restore Classic SUV to Benefit Charity
November 7, 2019
Eaton recently announced its support for the Ryan Blaney Family Foundation and restoration company Gateway Bronco in the development of a custom-built 1974 Ford Bronco that will be auctioned... READ MORE
Teenager Wins $25,000 for Science Project That Solves Blind Spots in Cars
November 7, 2019
Alaina Gassler often saw her mother growing frustrated with blind spots when driving the family’s old Jeep Grand Cherokee in their Pennsylvania neighborhood. The issue inspired Ms.... READ MORE
Rep. Haley Stevens Presses White House on Tariff Exemption Fairness
November 6, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA has been urging the Department of Commerce to implement a transparent and accessible exclusion process for companies harmed by steel and aluminum tariff... READ MORE
AAPEX 2019 Announces New Product and New Packaging Showcase Winners
November 6, 2019
AAPEX 2019 announced winners of the New Product and New Packaging Showcases during an awards ceremony today at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The AAPEX New Product Showcase is the launchpad... READ MORE
Former Zipcar CEO Joins Ford Autonomous Subsidiary
November 6, 2019
DETROIT — Former Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith, auto industry veteran, is joining Ford Motor Co. in advancing the automaker's autonomous vehicle development. Griffith will join Ford Autonomous... READ MORE
Uber Test Vehicles Involved in 37 Crashes Before Fatal Self-Driving Incident
November 6, 2019
WASHINGTON -- Uber Technologies Inc.'s autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes in the 18 months before a fatal March 2018 self-driving car incident in Tempe, Ariz., the... READ MORE
Consumers Prefer to Share Control with Self-Driving Vehicles, SAE Says
November 6, 2019
While automakers pour investments into deploying fully autonomous technology, most consumers still prefer to share control with the car, according to an SAE International survey on public... READ MORE
October Truck Orders Improve but Signal Subdued Start to 2020 Order Cycle
November 6, 2019
Heavy truck orders in October rebounded strong, reaching 22,100 units according to ACT Research – a 74 percent surge over September and their highest level since November of 2018. However,... READ MORE
A Quest to Find a Three-of-a-Kind BMW
November 6, 2019
Sarah Fairfield of Long Beach, Calif., a part-time stunt driver, racing driver and writer for the YouTube channel Donut Media, on her 2006 BMW Z4 M Coupe, as told to A.J. Baime... READ MORE