Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Digital is Diana Banozic, who is vice president product creation and industrial digital at Volvo Cars. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on
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Here’s an example of dealership marketing based on first-party customer data — the data the dealership keeps about its own customers. A Ford shopper bought an F-150 pickup from Dealership A and is now searching for lease deals on a new truck. But Dealership A’s advertising provider doesn’t have visibility into the store’s sales history,
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevy Colorado? What does it compare to? The 2022 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck carries over mostly unchanged in a growing segment of small trucks. New smaller trucks such as the Ford Maverick join updated iterations of the Honda Ridgeline and Nissan Frontier.  Is the 2022 Chevy Colorado
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It’s probably not surprising that CarScoops doesn’t celebrate World Car Free Day, but that hasn’t stopped Volvo from marking the occasion with a special partnership. In honor of the holiday, which falls on September 22nd, Volvo and Casca will launch an eco-friendly pair of sneakers inspired by the electric XC40 Recharge. Besides featuring a Scandinavian-inspired
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DETROIT — General Motors’ defense arm said it has won a $36.4 million contract to build 10 heavy-duty armored Suburban SUVs for the U.S. Department of State. GM Defense said Wednesday it plans to deliver the purpose-built Suburbans over the next two years as part of a development contract for the department’s Diplomatic Security Service.
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WASHINGTON — Electric vehicle company Workhorse Group voluntarily dismissed on Tuesday its legal challenge against a U.S. Postal Service move to award a multibillion-dollar contract to Oshkosh Defense for delivery vehicles. The 10-year contract announced in February could be worth more than $6 billion and allows for delivery of between 50,000 and 165,000 vehicles. Workhorse
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By Eric Ralph Posted on September 15, 2021 In less than 12 hours, SpaceX will kick off a more than four-hour webcast covering Crew Dragon’s historic Inspiration4 mission – set to be the world’s first all-private orbital astronaut launch and the highest private citizens have ever flown. Safely tucked inside a once-flown orbital Dragon capsule
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Design is Julie Schwieder, who is assistant chief color designer at Toyota Europe. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on Sept. 6. To
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CarGurus, an Internet automotive retailing platform, has signed on to sponsor a revival of the Groucho Marx game show “You Bet Your Life” to be hosted by car-crazy comedian Jay Leno. Leno will start each episode of the nationally syndicated show, which premieres this week, by revealing the “CarGurus secret word of the day.” Viewers
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What kind of car is the 2022 Subaru BRZ? What does it compare to? A small two-door sports coupe that’s low on power but high on fun, the Subaru BRZ competes against the Toyota 86, Mazda MX-5 Miata, and Hyundai Veloster N, as well as larger American iron like the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang.
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Lithia Motors Inc. has entered Georgia with the acquisition of a Honda store and separately bought a Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat dealership in Southern California. Both transactions closed on Monday. Combined, the two acquisitions will add an expected $320 million to Lithia’s annual revenue. Lithia bought Curry Honda in Chamblee, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, from Bernie Curry. Lithia
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WASHINGTON — U.S. auto safety regulators are requesting substantial amounts of data on advanced driver-assistance systems from major automakers to aid their investigation into 12 Tesla crashes involving Autopilot and first responder scenes. NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation sent letters Monday to 12 automakers, including Ford Motor Co., General Motors, Toyota Motor North America and
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Automotive News Europe honors the winners of the 2021 Rising Stars awards. Through Oct. 11, the 25 winners will be featured. The Rising Star for Customer Relationship Management is Stefanie Paetow, who is head of CRM at Audi. For her full profile click here. The 2021 Rising Stars winners were honored on Sept. 6. To
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BMW showed a concept car made almost entirely from recyclable materials at the Munich auto show last week. The i Vision Circular concept previews “a sustainable car of the future,” CEO Oliver Zipse said. But the future, in this case, is still a long way off — around 2040, BMW said. The concept’s design is
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A baker’s dozen vehicles from the 2015 film “Mad Max: Fury Road” are heading to auction through Lloyds. The online auction runs Sept. 25-26. Returning to the post-apocalyptic wastelands inhabited by ex-cop Max Rockatansky decades after the previous movie premiered, “Fury Road” featured massive chases and battles between fleets of real vehicles, all built for
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Chevrolet’s newest premium off road truck, the Chevrolet Silverado ZR2, is all new for 2022. How does it stack up against this increasingly competitive segment? Check out our first look impressions right here. ➡️ https://bit.ly/3jWe9hL #Chevrolet #Silverado #MotorTrend MotorTrend is the ultimate streaming destination for gearheads coupled with the latest automotive research and news. Get
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Toyota Motor Corp. and Tesla Inc. clashed with Ford Motor Co. and the UAW over a proposal by Democrats in the U.S. House to give union-made, U.S.-built electric vehicles an additional $4,500 tax incentive. Toyota on Monday said the plan includes “exorbitant” tax breaks for the wealthy. Toyota is one of several non-unionized automakers complaining
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