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Alabama Attorney, Jeff Blackwell, Selected for 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

The Blackwell Law Firm announces that firm founder Jeff Blackwell has been selected to the 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers list for the 8th consecutive year. This honor is limited to only five percent of the lawyers in each state. - December 01, 2021 - Blackwell Law Firm

Saelig Announces New Distribution Agreement with X2E High-Performance Automotive Dataloggers for North America

X2E's XORAYA advanced automotive databus loggers, used by all the well-known European automobile manufacturers, will now be available from and supported in North America by Saelig. - November 26, 2021 - Saelig Co. Inc.

Texas-Based Wholesale Horsepower to Offer US Distribution of Verkline Suspension Products

Texas-Based Wholesale Horsepower to Offer US Distribution of Verkline Suspension Products

Wholesale Horsepower is bringing North American distribution and warehousing to the entire line of Verkline performance chassis & suspension components including subframes, control arms, suspension links, top mounts, bushings, and transmission mounts for many popular performance platforms. - November 24, 2021 - Wholesale Horsepower

Best Social Media Campaigns to Be Named by Web Marketing Association

Best Social Media Campaigns to Be Named by Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association will name the Best Social Media Campaigns in 86 industries as part of their 20th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. Anyone wishing to nominate their social media work for consideration may do so at www.IACAward.org before the deadline of January 30, 2022. - November 22, 2021 - Web Marketing Association

Brodmann17 and Rhonda to Disrupt the Video Telematics Market with Their Cloud Connected Camera Platform Powered by Ambarella’s Edge AI Vision SoC

Brodmann17 and Rhonda to Disrupt the Video Telematics Market with Their Cloud Connected Camera Platform Powered by Ambarella’s Edge AI Vision SoC

Rhonda Software, a professional camera design house and Brodmann17, the leading provider of Vision-AI patented technology for automated driving, announced today the launch of an ADAS camera platform based on the Ambarella CV25 edge AI vision System on Chip (SoC). This is the first technology... - November 22, 2021 - Rhonda Software

Jinlong Machinery Announces Name Change to Vybronics

Jinlong Machinery Announces Name Change to Vybronics

Jinlong Machinery announces it will be rebranding itself under the name of Vybronics. The change effects the Hong Kong-, China- and USA-based entities and is slated to be completed by the end of 2021. - November 20, 2021 - Vybronics, Inc

Real Fleet Solutions Partners with Premier Truck Center

Real Fleet Solutions (RFS), Florida's largest vehicle body builder for the lawn and pest control industry, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Premier Truck Center (PTC), located in the Palmetto / Bradenton area of Florida. "Teaming up with a great company like PTC will... - November 19, 2021 - Real Fleet Solutions

BYD Applauds Biden Administration on Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

BYD (“Build Your Dreams”), the global leader in electric vehicle technology and battery electric bus manufacturing, applauds the Biden Administration and congressional leadership on passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a once-in-a-generation investment in... - November 17, 2021 - BYD

Savant Labs Expand Testing Capabilities in Electric Vehicle Lubricants and Fluids

Savant Labs, an independent testing laboratory and research center, announced the expansion of its hybrid and electric vehicle (HEV and EV) testing capabilities for lubricating oils, fluids, and greases. The evolution of fully electric and hybrid transportation continues to evolve, and the same is true with the test methods and equipment for those critical areas of interest. - November 17, 2021 - Savant Group

BYD Signs COP26 Agreements to Accelerate EV Adoption

BYD, the world leader in electric vehicle technology and manufacturing, joined government, business, and environmental leaders in signing three agreements at the Glasgow COP26 Climate Change conference to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission vehicles and supporting infrastructure. Combined,... - November 13, 2021 - BYD

JJDiesel.com Parts Retailer Revamps Website to Maximize Consumer Savings During Downturn

JJDiesel.com Parts Retailer Revamps Website to Maximize Consumer Savings During Downturn

With prices spiraling out of control, JJDiesel.com rolls out new website offering cost savings to diesel shops as well as direct to consumer sales. - November 12, 2021 - JJ Diesel

Robco of America is Helping Businesses Save Their Industrial Equipment with Their 24/7 Repair Services

Robco of America is Helping Businesses Save Their Industrial Equipment with Their 24/7 Repair Services

One of the leading Texas-based mechanical seal manufacturers is helping industries across America with their requirements by providing custom design mechanical seals. - November 11, 2021 - Robco of America

AVTA to Expand Its Fleet of BYD Electric Buses

BYD announced it will build eight K9M battery-electric 40-foot buses for the Antelope Valley Transit Authority, expanding the largest all-electric bus fleet in the nation. AVTA, which serves northern Los Angeles County and portions of southern Kern County, was the first transit agency in North... - November 11, 2021 - BYD

Portable Electric and ChargeLab Partner to Shape the Future of EV Infrastructure and Adoption

Portable Electric and ChargeLab have partnered to provide mobile charging solutions to EV charging operators and EV drivers in North America. With this partnership, ChargeLab’s OCPP network platform will run on Portable Electric’s VOLTstack Mobile EV Chargers which will help bring forth several innovative solutions. - November 10, 2021 - Portable Electric

United Pacific Launches Newly Redesigned UPcarparts Online Store

United Pacific Launches Newly Redesigned UPcarparts Online Store

A leading manufacture of classic car and truck parts, United Pacific is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned online store at UPcarparts.com. The company’s online store offers user-friendly experience with improved navigation, new features and modern design while allowing... - November 08, 2021 - United Pacific

Sensory Analytics Awarded Three New Patents for Applied Coating Thickness Measurement

Sensory Analytics Awarded Three New Patents for Applied Coating Thickness Measurement

US Patent Office and Canadian Intellectual Property Office have issued three new patents covering the Company's exclusive in-process coating thickness measurement technologies for industrial markets including automotive, appliance, coil coating and other industrial applications. - November 04, 2021 - Sensory Analytics (SpecMetrix Systems)

Hyattsville Begins Operation of First Fully-Electric Trash Truck in Maryland

The City of Hyattsville’s battery-electric, zero-emission refuse truck, the first of its kind in Maryland, will begin service this October. The vehicle is a BYD 6R Class 6 refuse truck, one of several fully-electric or hybrid vehicles in the City’s fleet and the first commercially... - October 31, 2021 - BYD

Electric Car Hybrid DIY Kits; Tumtumcar Marks a Breakthrough

Electric Car Hybrid DIY Kits; Tumtumcar Marks a Breakthrough

Electric Car Hybrids, now offered by Tumtumcar Company as DIY Kits, is a significant breakthrough towards the green transport evolution. - October 29, 2021 - Tumtum Car

Charles L. Jinkins Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Charles L. Jinkins, of Dumas, Texas, has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of automotive repair. About Charles L. Jinkins Charles Jinkins is a senior master... - October 27, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

AutomotiveOnly.com Announces New Technology That Provides Instant Black Book Trade Value Certificates on Conquest Digital Marketing Platforms

AutomotiveOnly.com today announced that new technology will now provide instant Black Book Trade Value Certificates on most digital conquest marketing platforms. CEO, Steve Humphries made the announcement today saying, “For several months we’ve offered the Instant Black Book Value... - October 27, 2021 - AutomotiveOnly.com

CryomatiKs Zero Emission EVs 2.0 Technology Wins Automotive Solution of the Year Award

CryomatiKs’ patented EVs 2.0 technology uses the air that we all breathe every single day as a "fuel" so that the Wind and the Sun can directly power vehicles. - October 25, 2021 - CryomatiKs Inc.

High School Student Fights COVID One Glove at a Time with Fuel Door Gloves

High School Student Fights COVID One Glove at a Time with Fuel Door Gloves

Small pouch with disposable gloves mounts on vehicle fuel doors to protect gas station patrons. Alexander W Dreyfoos School of the Arts high school student, Byron Matysek, 18, creates this innovative solution to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at gas stations. Gas stations, convenience stores, employers and branding specialists pick up innovative, US and International Patent Pending product solution, “Fuel Door Gloves.” - October 20, 2021 - Fuel Door Gloves LLC

Capstone Technologies Group, Inc. Acquires an Interest in DrivenIQ, a Data-Driven Intelligence Technology Firm

Capstone Technologies Group, Inc. (OTC: CATG), a company that acquires, operates and organically develops disruptive technologies, announced, today, it has acquired an initial minority interest in data technology and media company DrivenIQ. DrivenIQ specializes in using data driven intelligent... - October 14, 2021 - DrivenIQ

SameDay Auto Finance Selects the TruDecision Expert Auto Score

SameDay Auto Finance Selects the TruDecision Expert Auto Score

TruDecision, Inc. (TruDecision) announced today that SameDay Auto Finance has integrated with the TruDecision Expert Auto Score in order increase service levels to auto dealers and offer additional approvals to underserved consumers. - October 14, 2021 - TruDecision Inc.

Global Dealer Solutions is Finalist for Best Dealer Sales Idea of 2021

The Driving Sales Executive Summit (DSES) is beginning October 10, 2021 in Las Vegas at the Aria Hotel and Conference Center. Widely recognized as the highest quality training event for progressive dealers throughout the United States, DSES features experts such as Jared Hamilton, Dave Spannhake... - October 10, 2021 - Global Dealer Solutions

Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit Buys Five BYD Battery-Electric Buses

BYD announced that the City of Las Cruces, N.M. City Council approved the purchase of five K8M 35-foot battery-electric buses for its RoadRUNNER Transit fleet. Under a five-year contract to be awarded to BYD, the city will buy five K8Ms and has an option to purchase seven additional buses. The... - October 08, 2021 - BYD

United Pacific Showcases LED Lighting on John Oro’s K5 Blazer at SEMA Show 2021

United Pacific Showcases LED Lighting on John Oro’s K5 Blazer at SEMA Show 2021

Classic car & truck parts manufacturer United Pacific Industries is showcasing its expansive lineup of Chevrolet C10 parts at the 2021 SEMA Show, on the latest iteration of C10 Club President John Oro’s 1971 Chevrolet K5 Blazer AKA “Prom Queen,” built by Provost Customs. On... - October 07, 2021 - United Pacific

BYD and Levo Announce Collaboration to Deploy Up to 5K Battery-Electric Vehicles to Intelligently Electrify U.S. Fleets

The new collaboration plans to leverage Nuvve’s technology and Stonepeak’s and Evolve’s capital through Levo to offer fully financed, V2G-enabled BYD medium- and heavy-duty electric fleet vehicles - October 07, 2021 - BYD

Carvant Financial LLC Welcomes David Cevasco as National Sales Manager

Carvant Financial LLC, a leading non-prime automobile finance company based in Syosset NY, today announced the addition of David Cevasco as National Sales Manager. Mr. Cevasco most recently served as Divisional Manager for United Auto Credit Corp. “We’re very excited to have David join... - October 05, 2021 - Carvant Financial LLC

National Drive Electric Week, Huntington Beach, by Plug In To Excitement, Saturday October 9, 2021, 10 AM to 4 PM

National Drive Electric Week, Huntington Beach, by Plug In To Excitement, Saturday October 9, 2021, 10 AM to 4 PM

Due to the catastrophic oil spill in Huntington Beach, the event is rescheduled for November 6, 10AM - 4PM in the same location. In the interest of public health and safety, California State Parks closed the beach and parking lot for 2 weeks, which includes the parking lot venue for this event. - October 02, 2021 - Plug In To Excitement

Three Car Rental Software Industry Leaders Combine to Form RENTALL

Three Car Rental Software Industry Leaders Combine to Form RENTALL

Bluebird Auto Rental Systems (Bluebird), Thermeon and Navotar, three industry leaders in the car rental software vertical, are merging to form RENTALL, which will feature the best of the three brands and offer an all-in-one rental solution. - October 01, 2021 - Aspire Software

BYD to Build Electric Buses for Tampa International Airport

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it will build battery-electric buses for Tampa International Airport in Florida. The buses will be built at the company’s U.S. Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, California. The airport plans to deploy four BYD 40-foot K9Ms to transport workers from an... - September 30, 2021 - BYD

Gilardoni and LynX Inspection Announce a Strategic Partnership for the NDT Market

Gilardoni and LynX Inspection Announce a Strategic Partnership for the NDT Market

Gilardoni S.p.A., an Italian-based company among the leading manufacturers of industrial X-ray and ultrasound equipment, announced today a collaboration agreement with LynX inspection Inc., a Canadian-based solution provider that develops cutting edge industrial inspection solutions based on novel... - September 22, 2021 - LynX Inspection

GPS Tracking of the Car Using 3-D Street View - New Feature Update from PAJ GPS

PAJ GPS, The leading German GPS tracker manufacturer has introduced 3D street view in their application on Android and iOS. In this feature, the customer can see the 3-dimensional view of the street in which their GPS tracker currently is. This feature upgrade is so helpful and refreshing for people who are still using the 2D maps to locate the vehicle using GPS trackers. - September 18, 2021 - PAJ GPS

Gregory Abbott Launches New Website for Left Coast Industries

Gregory Abbott Launches New Website for Left Coast Industries

Gregory Abbott, an experienced fabricator who specializes in prototyping, is excited to announce the launch of a new website for his company Left Coast Industries. - September 14, 2021 - Left Coast Industries

Dealers’ Choice Awards Recognize DealerPRO as #1 in Service Training

Voting is completed for the 17th annual Dealers’ Choice Awards and the winners were announced earlier this month by Auto Dealer Today. The ADT Dealers’ Choice Awards represent the industry standard of excellence and are chosen solely based upon votes cast by auto dealership personnel... - September 13, 2021 - DealerPRO Training

Ben Wallace Joins the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Gala as Special Guest Speaker

Ben Wallace Joins the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Gala as Special Guest Speaker

Zeigler Automotive Group will be hosting the 39th Annual Drive for Life Foundation Charity Gala, alongside Greenleaf Trust, Brown & Brown Dealer Services, and Huntington Bank, on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center. The event, which will feature special guest speaker and soon-to-be NBA Hall of Famer Ben Wallace, hopes to raise $750,000 this year in benefit the American Cancer Society and various local charities and organizations. - September 11, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

Alignment Simple Solutions Debuts All in One QuickTrick Powersports Alignment Systems

Alignment Simple Solutions Debuts All in One QuickTrick Powersports Alignment Systems

ALSS – Alignment Simple Solutions, LLC (ALSS), manufacturer of QuickTrick Alignment products and accessories, has debuted a new line of products geared to the Powersports service industry. - September 11, 2021 - Alignment Simple Solutions

CarZilo Makes Selling Old Vehicles Easy and Quick for the People of Los Angeles

CarZilo Makes Selling Old Vehicles Easy and Quick for the People of Los Angeles

LA-based car dealership is making it easy for people in Orange County and other surrounding areas to sell their cars. - September 10, 2021 - CarZilo

THINKCAR Tech, Inc. of Ontario, Calif., Announced a Partnership with Petty IP, LLC

THINKCAR Tech, Inc. of Ontario, Calif., Announced a Partnership with Petty IP, LLC

THINKCAR Tech, Inc. (THINKCAR USA) of Ontario, Calif., announced a partnership with Petty IP, LLC. As part of the program in the 12-month licensing agreement, Richard Petty will sign autographs at the THINKCAR display at the 2021 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) and Specialty Equipment... - August 27, 2021 - THINKCAR Tech, Inc.

Larz Anderson Auto Museum Honored at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Larz Anderson Auto Museum Honored at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum was invited to show a car at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where it won the award for “Most Well-Preserved Pre-War Car.” - August 26, 2021 - Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Luminit Automotive Technologies Announces Latest Design Win with North American OEM

Luminit Automotive Technologies Announces Latest Design Win with North American OEM

Luminit Automotive Technologies’ Curved Injection Molded Microstructures are positioned to transform rear combination lights with 3D diffusion technology. - August 25, 2021 - Luminit

Zeigler Motorsports Hosts Meet & Greet for NASCAR Driver Josh Bilicki

Zeigler Auto Group will be hosting a free Meet & Greet event for Josh Bilicki at Zeigler Motorsports, 5001 Park Circle Drive, on Saturday, August 21, 2021 from noon to 4:00 p.m. EST with opportunities for autographs, photos, and a chance to win tickets to the race the next day, every hour. The auto group announced earlier this week that it will be sponsoring Bilicki for the FireKeepers Casino 400 of the NASCAR Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. - August 21, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

MAREA Presents Tom Bonner, Manager of State Government Affairs at PECO Electric: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 (Virtual Event)

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Bringing That Charging Station to a Corner Near You - August 17, 2021 - Mid Atlantic Renewable Energy Association

Truck Accessories Group Moving Long Beach, California Operations to Move to New Facility

Truck Accessories Group (TAG) announced today that plans are underway to relocate the Long Beach, California production to its Mexicali facility. This move will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021. - August 17, 2021 - LEER

New Car Buying Concierge Home-Based Franchise Opportunity Created by Former Car Salesman, Mike Rumple, of Your Car Buying Advocate Inc.

New Car Buying Concierge Home-Based Franchise Opportunity Created by Former Car Salesman, Mike Rumple, of Your Car Buying Advocate Inc.

Car Buying Services/Concierges serve and advocate for consumers who are looking for a stress-free and easy car buying experience. Former car salesman of Your Car Buying Advocate Inc. has created a franchise opportunity to serve consumers from their own home-based business. - August 15, 2021 - Your Car Buying Advocate

David Rosenberg Acquires Tri-City Subaru and Tri-City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Nancy Phillips Associates is pleased to announce the sale of Tri-City Subaru and Tri-City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Somersworth, New Hampshire to David Rosenberg. - August 11, 2021 - Nancy Phillips Associates

GloAuc Makes History as It Claims JABA Best Used Car Exporter Award 2020-21

July 16, 2021 - Tokyo, Japan - 2020 proved to be the most dreaded year where the world's economy took a deep plunge and businesses were trying to stay afloat (let alone make profits), GloAuc turned out to be game changer. The Japanese automobile trading industry took a hit in 2020 where the businesses encountered big losses, many were even forced to take voluntarily exit while the others were just surviving. - August 07, 2021 - Gloauc

Titus Lee Radcliff Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Titus Lee Radcliff of Daytona Beach, Florida has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of automotive repair and services. About Titus Lee Radcliff Titus Lee... - August 03, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Zeigler Auto Group Acquires Four New Dealerships in First Wisconsin Purchase, Largest Overall to Date

Zeigler Auto Group announces the purchase of four new dealerships in Wisconsin previously owned by Home Run Auto Group, marking acquisitions number 32 through 35 and Zeigler’s first locations in the state. The deal, which closed last week, Monday, July 26, 2021, includes Honda of Racine, Toyota of Racine, Kenosha Subaru, and Racine Hyundai - giving the dealer group its first Toyota and Hyundai; and its second Honda and Subaru dealerships. - August 03, 2021 - Zeigler Auto Group

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