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4 december 2017

05:00
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah today announced the launch of AAA CarConnect, a new service for used car buyers and sellers that is safe, simple and smart. Launching in San Jose, Calif., this service provides guidance from trusted AAA Auto...

01:45
CNH Industrial N.V. today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CNH Industrial Capital LLC, redeemed all of the outstanding $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.875% Notes due 2018 (the "2018 Notes") on December 1, 2017.  Cash used...

00:00
- Autonomous 2- and 4-wheelers, Robotic Rider, Drone and Unmanned Helicopter - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced on December 4 that it will exhibit a wide-ranging lineup of five models at the CES 2018 tradeshow in Las Vegas, U.S.A.,...


3 december 2017

23:33
Launched in October 2017, the L4MS (Logistics for Manufacturing SMEs) initiative supported by the European Commission will accelerate the automation of intra-factory logistics of SMEs. L4MS will completely digitalize logistics automation in...

19:00
Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, announced that it has begun supplying original equipment (OE) tires for the sports car manufacturer Porsche for the second time. The selected tire, N'FERA RU1, is being supplied for Porsche's compact...

17:35
"I really hope Cambodia can build such a magnificent bridge, since many Cambodians are facing problems in transportation." Ung Kaneka, a journalist of TVK from Cambodia, sighed with emotion when visiting Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge during her stay...

10:00
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will hold a media availability at Westmount Park today.   Date: Sunday, December 3, 2017 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: Westmount Park Corner of Sherbrooke and Melville streets...


2 december 2017

17:30
Air Canada's inaugural flight, AC037 Boeing 787 Dreamliner service, departed Vancouver December 1 in the late evening, and arrived Sunday morning to a water cannon welcome salute at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport. This arrival marks the only...

16:51
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $1.5 billion, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair at Citrus College in Glendora. Attendance...

15:02
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 737 MAX for the carrier, ushering the new and improved 737 airplane into the central and east Europe market. The jet is also the first MAX placed by leading airplane...

10:40
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has now become the first Arab country to win Category B membership into the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. The win was the triumphant result of an election that included nominees from 11 leading...

09:09
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has now become the first Arab country to win Category B membership into the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. The win was the triumphant result of an election that included nominees from 11 leading...


1 december 2017

19:40
Höegh LNG Partners LP ("HMLP" or the "Partnership") today announced the closing of the transfer of a 49% ownership interest in Höegh LNG Colombia Holding Ltd., the sole owner of the entities that own and operate the floating storage and...

19:24
Honda today announced that the Accord, Odyssey, Civic and CR-V are all winners of the 2018 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Award. Honda topped the list with four vehicles each and dominated the standard segments. Honda took...

19:16
With one month remaining in 2017, Mercedes-Benz Canada and its national dealer network are pleased to report the company has already set a new record for total annual sales. Mercedes-Benz Canada has retailed 48,625 units year-to-date (+8.9%),...

18:43
BYTON today announced its North American headquarters are now fully operational, marking further progress in the company's strategic effort to establish a global presence.  BYTON CEO & Co-Founder Dr. Carsten Breitfeld...

17:12
Subaru Canada Inc. (SCI) set its sixth consecutive annual sales record with its best November ever. The all-new 2018 Crosstrek led the way once again as the best-selling Subaru model, helping push overall sales for the month to 4,767 units ? an...

16:52
With just six months on the market - in only one province ? public response to the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid has confirmed strong early reviews by automotive journalists, outperforming its previous generation's best sales year ever by over 300%....

16:48
Kia Canada Inc. reported today its best November sales ever with 6,407 total vehicles sold for the month, representing a 15.5 per cent increase versus 2016 and a 6.8 per cent increase year-to-date.  November sales were led by Kia Sorento (up 45.1 per...

16:37
Designed in Frankfurt and developed on the Nürburgring, the all-new Kia Stinger fastback sport sedan was named as one of three finalists for the 2018 North American Car of the Year earlier this week. "This announcement is a momentous occasion for...

16:21
The National Railway Labor Conference has announced that almost 80 percent of the members of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers - Transportation Division (SMART-TD), including its Yardmasters Division,...

16:00
"FCA Replay" is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at FCA US. The top stories for the week of December 1, 2017, include the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mopar's take on the new Wrangler accessories,...

15:44
Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today reported November sales of 5,991 vehicles, which represents an increase of 4.6 percent versus November 2016. This is the best November sales on record for Mazda in Canada. Sales year-to-date (YTD) are 69,371, which is an...

15:15
The "Thailand Car Rental Market Outlook to 2021 - Increasing Traffic Congestion and Rising Number of Corporate Clients to Amplify the Market Growth" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Car Rental market in Thailand is expected...

14:59
Today, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight of Air Canada's new route between YVR and Melbourne Airport (MEL), marking the first ever direct, non-stop flight from Canada to this Australian city. The new route offers a...

14:51
Automotive Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") today announced that it has closed the previously-announced acquisition of a portfolio of three properties in Edmonton, Alberta, consisting of: the Ericksen Infiniti dealership...

14:45
The "Indonesia Car Rental Market Outlook to 2021 - Rising Tourism and Growing Middle Class Population to Foster Future Growth" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the organized...

14:40
Led by the best November SUV sales month and the highest monthly sales total for Tucson in company history, Hyundai Motor America today reported November sales of Hyundai- and Genesis-branded vehicles of 57,211 units, a 9 percent decline in...

14:39
Combined November sales of 15,358 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada Inc. represented a 2% increase over last year's sales and six months of consecutive monthly sales records for the company.  With strong truck sales, the Honda...

14:39
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is heeding a warning from Consumer Watchdog and has just dropped language suggested by General Motors from its proposed robot car regulations that would have let self-driving car automakers escape liability...