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 DeAnn Owens

General Motors Designer Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

General Motors Designer Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

On July 23, Helene Rother will be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. Rother, the first woman to achieve a career as an automotive designer, got her start at General Motors in 1943, after working for Marvel Comics as an illustrator. Drive Away in a Winner: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray named 2020 North American Car […]

 DeAnn Owens

Automotive Color Report Reveals White Still Top Exterior Paint Choice of Drivers

Automotive Color Report Reveals White Still Top Exterior Paint Choice of Drivers

Drivers from around the world — North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Africa (EMEA) — are in agreement. White, or some version of it, is still the top choice of exterior paint color for their cars, according to the BASF Color Report 2019 for Automotive OEM Coatings. What Does Your Car Say About You? The […]

 Kimiko Kidd

2020 Infiniti QX50 Earns the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

2020 Infiniti QX50 Earns the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

For the second year in a row, the Infiniti QX50 earned the 2020 Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award. This classy crossover beat out over 150 competitors to earn the title of Best SUV/Crossover. That’s quite an accomplishment, considering that the QX50 triumphed in such a booming, competitive segment. Jeff Pope, Group Vice President of […]

 Kyle Johnson

Joe Hinrichs Named a 2019 Automotive News All Star

Joe Hinrichs Named a 2019 Automotive News All Star

Ford Motor Company President of Automotive Joe Hinrichs was named a 2019 Automotive News All Star earlier this month, earning recognition for, among other things, his role in Ford’s ongoing global lineup revamp. As the president of Automotive, a role to which he was appointed in May of this year, Hinrichs is overseeing Ford and […]

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Consumer Guide Automotive Honors Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica

Consumer Guide Automotive Honors Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica

The Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica earned Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards. Both models have won these awards multiple times for their respective segments. Take a Family Road Trip: Cruising in the Chrysler Pacifica Award-winning qualities of the Ram 1500 and Chrysler Pacifica The editors at Consumer Guide analyzed and tested the major models […]

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Three Nissan Models Win Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards

Three Nissan Models Win Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Awards

Consumer Guide has singled out three Nissan models as best buys in its automotive awards — the Nissan Rogue, Nissan Rogue Sport, and the Nissan Versa. It’s third time in a row the Rogue Sport has taken the honor and the first time for the Versa. The Rogue, though, eclipses both with its sixth consecutive […]

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Automotive Safety Tech Could Be Standardized

Automotive Safety Tech Could Be Standardized

The National Safety Council, J.D. Power, Consumer Reports, and the American Automobile Association are wanting certain automotive safety technologies to have standardized names so that drivers are better informed about their functions. Finding Your Next Car: Car shopping tips What the new proposal entails The auto industry firms urge automakers to abide by this proposal, […]

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Ford SA Helping Establish Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone

Ford SA Helping Establish Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa is teaming with government entities to help establish the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone near its Silverton Vehicle Assembly Plant in Pretoria. The new venture was announced earlier this month by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and aims to create jobs and opportunity in the region. According to Managing […]

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3 Automotive Innovations from General Motors

3 Automotive Innovations from General Motors

Cars are full of features that most drivers take for granted. But, back in the day, features like self-dipping lights, turbocharging, and an automatic transmission were innovations, forever-changing the way cars were made and driven. Responsible for these notable innovations was an automaker that’s still in the game today — General Motors. Learn More: GM […]

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Gilmore Car Museum Showcases Impact of Women on Automotive Industry

Gilmore Car Museum Showcases Impact of Women on Automotive Industry

The “Women Who Motor” exhibit at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan, celebrates the influence, impact, and contributions of women in the automotive industry. Running from July 2019 to July 2020, the special exhibit reveals that women have been interested in and integral to the advancement of the automobile and automotive culture since […]

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Benefits of Plastic Automotive Molding of Car Parts

Benefits of Plastic Automotive Molding of Car Parts

Industry manufacturers are increasingly using plastic molded parts. Injection molding involves injecting molten material into a mold or pre-design. Automotive injection molding using plastic is a common method of producing parts because it is sustainable and able to serve the increasing demand. There are a variety of parts done through injection molding, including pads and […]

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GMC Served as Official Automotive Sponsor of UFC 242

GMC Served as Official Automotive Sponsor of UFC 242

If you watched UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier earlier this month, you got your money’s worth with plenty of action (and, unlike Khabib Nurmagomedov’s last fight, a notable dearth of folks jumping into the cage). You may have also noticed that the GMC Sierra AT4 was getting pushed as a comparable heavy hitter to the […]

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Science Experiments That Teach Automotive Principles

Science Experiments That Teach Automotive Principles

Hands-on experiments are fun, effective ways to teach STEM principles — many of which apply to mechanical technology like automobiles. Here are some low-cost experiments you can do with your children or students to simulate propulsion, gravity, friction, and other scientific principles related to cars. People Say a Car Is the Best Graduation Gift… Why Is […]

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6 Best Automotive TV Shows

6 Best Automotive TV Shows

If you’re a fan of cars, chances are you like watching TV shows about cars. Luckily, there are plenty of options out there to satisfy your thirst for speed and cars. Not sure where to start? With so many popular streaming services around the world, it’s hard to know where to look. If you’re overwhelmed […]

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Ford Still Canada’s Top-Selling Automotive Brand Through Q2 2019

Ford Still Canada’s Top-Selling Automotive Brand Through Q2 2019

Ford delivered 91,925 vehicles in the second quarter of 2019, helping the automaker maintain its standing as the best-selling automotive brand in all of Canada. Ford’s Q2 2019 sales were down 2.82 percent from 2018, due in large part to a 32.9 percent decline in car sales from the phasing out of sedans, but total […]

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Mazda and Other Automotive Superstars Team Up for Driverless Tech

Mazda and Other Automotive Superstars Team Up for Driverless Tech

It’s well known that Mazda and Toyota have been working together in recent years. However, in a crossover more ambitious tha The Avengers, Mazda, Toyota, Honda, Isuzu, and Subaru, among others, have joined forces to bring automobile autonomy closer to reality. Check Out: The 2019 Mazda CX-9 Under the umbrella of Monet, Toyota and Softbank’s […]

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3 Ways to Help Your Online Automotive Business

3 Ways to Help Your Online Automotive Business

Even though everyone uses the internet to buy items, there is always a tiny amount of distrust. You’re not in the physical store to try out the item and it may not arrive as you had it in your mind. The shirt may be a size too small, the laptop screen could have cracked during […]

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4 Hyundai Vehicles Honored by Automotive Science Group

4 Hyundai Vehicles Honored by Automotive Science Group

The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In, Ioniq Hybrid, Kona, and Santa Fe recently won awards in an annual study that rates vehicles on their eco-friendliness and cost of ownership. For its 2019 Performance Awards, the Automotive Science Group studied 1,640 vehicles and rated them on their environmental impact, value, societal effects and overall performance. “The recognition by […]

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