Ford Expedition blamed in fire of vehicles rented by Secret Service

Vehicles rented to accompany President Joe Biden on his Thanksgiving weekend trip to Nantucket, Massachusetts, Sunday burst into flames several hours after they were returned to Nantucket Memorial Airport and the preliminary investigation points to a Ford Expedition that was under recall for a faulty battery. “The Secret Service had rented the vehicles for the… Continue reading Ford Expedition blamed in fire of vehicles rented by Secret Service

Stellantis partnering with Michigan’s Future Energy to get dealers ready for EVs

Jeep-parent Stellantis is partnering with Michigan-based Future Energy to help its more than 2,600 dealers prepare for the transition to electric vehicle sales and service. The automaker, which also owns Ram, Dodge, Chrysler and Fiat, highlighted the partnership in a news release Tuesday. Almost 70% of Stellantis’ dealer network “have started working with Future Energy… Continue reading Stellantis partnering with Michigan’s Future Energy to get dealers ready for EVs

@Ford: Ford Builds 150,000th Mustang Mach-E; Available in 37 Countries for 2023 with Plans to Add More Soon

The company is accelerating Mustang Mach-E production and targeting global annual production rate of 270,000 as part of its plan to scale to a rate of 600,000 electric vehicles annually by the end of 2023 and 2 million by 2026  More than 8 in 10 Mustang Mach-E customers in the U.S. and 9 in 10… Continue reading @Ford: Ford Builds 150,000th Mustang Mach-E; Available in 37 Countries for 2023 with Plans to Add More Soon

World first: Bosch and Mercedes-Benz’s driverless parking system approved for commercial use

Mobility Solutions is the largest Bosch Group business sector. It generated sales of 45.3 billion euros in 2021, and thus contributed 58 percent of total sales from operations. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. The Mobility Solutions business sector pursues a vision of mobility that is safe, sustainable, and exciting,… Continue reading World first: Bosch and Mercedes-Benz’s driverless parking system approved for commercial use

Wejo and Ford team up to expand end-to-end insurance offering

Following the European launch of their collaborative insurance offering in June 2022, Wejo and Ford have announced plans to launch it in the U.S. Through the partnership, both parties aim to help insurance providers better understand driving behaviors through connected vehicle data and insights. These insights will then support user-based intelligence for end-to-end insurance. Upon… Continue reading Wejo and Ford team up to expand end-to-end insurance offering

GM’s Cruise pursuing permit to test its custom-built ‘Origin’ robotaxi in San Francisco

Cruise, GM’s self-driving technology subsidiary, has started the long and winding regulatory process to test its next-generation ‘Origin’ robotaxi on public roads in San Francisco. The company has applied for a permit with the California Department of Motor Vehicles to test its custom-built driverless vehicle on public roads. The news first reported by the Wall… Continue reading GM’s Cruise pursuing permit to test its custom-built ‘Origin’ robotaxi in San Francisco

UL Solutions Awards First SPIRE™ Smart Buildings Ratings for Hotels to FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village

FIVE Hotels and Resorts is the first hotel group to earn the UL Verified SPIRE Smart Buildings Rating. NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, today announced that FIVE Hotels and Resorts’ FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village hotels in Dubai are the first hotels… Continue reading UL Solutions Awards First SPIRE™ Smart Buildings Ratings for Hotels to FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village

Driven Brands to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Driven Brands Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: DRVN) (the “Company” or “Driven Brands”) today announced that the Company will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The live audio webcast will be available via the Driven Brands’ Investor… Continue reading Driven Brands to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference

VSG Partners with TEXA to Expand Advanced Driver Assistance System Tools and Offer New Air Conditioning Charging for Automotive Service

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Rotary, part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), today announced a partnership with TEXA, a global leader in the design, development and production of diagnostic tools for the vehicle repair industry, that will enable Rotary to expand its automotive service offerings. The partnership will position Rotary… Continue reading VSG Partners with TEXA to Expand Advanced Driver Assistance System Tools and Offer New Air Conditioning Charging for Automotive Service

UL Solutions Awards First SPIRE™ Smart Buildings Ratings for Hotels to FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village

FIVE Hotels and Resorts is the first hotel group to earn the UL Verified SPIRE Smart Buildings Rating. NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, today announced that FIVE Hotels and Resorts’ FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village hotels in Dubai are the first hotels… Continue reading UL Solutions Awards First SPIRE™ Smart Buildings Ratings for Hotels to FIVE Palm Jumeirah and FIVE Jumeirah Village