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Mazda Names Its Heroes for 2020

Mazda North American Operations is recognizing 50 individuals throughout the month of December for their dedication to their communities in 2020. The Mazda Heroes: Honoring...

Volkswagen Connecting Tennessee Plant to Cloud

The Volkswagen Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant will be the first of three plants outside of Europe to connect to the Volkswagen Group and Amazon Web...

Hyundai Motor Group Buys 80% Stake in Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Motor Group will acquire an 80% stake in Boston Dynamics in a deal that values the mobile robot firm at $1.1 billion. The deal,...

Hyundai Vehicles Rack Up the Kudos

Hyundai vehicles have recently been recognized by Kelley Blue Book and ALG. The Santa Fe, Kona Electric and Elantra models have placed in their respective...

Nissan Celebrates 10 Years of LEAF

Nissan celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Nissan LEAF electric car with the delivery of the 500,000 LEAF vehicle. “In marking these milestones, we firstly...

ORBIS Corp. Finalist for Product of the Year Award

ORBIS Corp.’s new Odyssey rackable pallet has been selected as a finalist for Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year award, which highlights new products...

Blue Bird and Safety Vision Team Up To Improve Bus Safety System

Blue Bird Corp. has partnered with Safety Vision LLC to increase the safety of school buses in the form of Mobileye, a passive collision...

Safety Innovations: The Airbag

In December 1980, a safety innovation that would be adopted by most automotive manufacturers in the following years made its debut. Forty years ago,...

Road Surface Solar Panels First Used in U.S. in Georgia

The first road surface-powered solar panels to be activated in the United States are now powering a solar-powered EV charging station outside of city...

EPA Estimates 250 Miles for Volkswagen’s ID.4

The Environmental Protection Agency has calculated an estimated 250 miles of range on a single charge for Volkswagen’s ID.4 electric SUV. The EPA-estimated fuel...

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