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Press Release 8/07/2017

FCA US LLC
CHRYSLER BRAND AND KANGO ANNOUNCE FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND FAMILY RIDESHARE SERVICE PARTNERSHIPThe Chrysler brand and Kango, an app-based, on-demand service providing safe, reliable rides and childcare for kids from preschool to high school, today announced a new partnership that will make available new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for use…
Genesis
GENESIS VIRTUAL GUIDE PROVIDES CONVENIENT, SIMPLE WAYS TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH VEHICLE CAPABILITIESAugmented reality (AR) has come to your luxury car. The Genesis Augmented Reality Manual (Genesis Virtual Guide) is now available for the 2017 Genesis G80 and Genesis G90 as a free download on the Apple® App Store and Google Play®.
Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
MERCEDES-BENZ: FIRST LUXURY AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER TO ESTABLISH APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM THROUGH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABORMercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced today that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Veterans Affairs – including State Approving Agencies (SAA) – to become the first luxury automotive manufacturer to offer….
Toyota
TOYOTA DRIVERS TRIUMPH ACROSS THREE RACING DISCIPLINESToyota racers captured victories across three racing disciplines over the weekend, including NASCAR stock car wins, a drag racing victory and four dirt midget triumphs.
Lamborghini
HINDMAN AND AGOSTINI DELIVER THIRD CONSECUTIVE LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO WIN IN RACE 2 AT ROAD AMERICATrent Hindman and Riccardo Agostini maintained their near-perfect form in Road America Sunday, claiming the second of two wins as Lamborghini Super Trofeo visited the famous Wisconsin track.
Formula DRIFT
FORMULA DRIFT ROUND 6: THROWDOWN RESULTS; JAMES DEANE CONTINUES HIS WINNING WAYSFormula DRIFT Black Magic Pro Championship presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras returned to Evergreen Speedway for the Round 6: Autozone Throwdown. Points leader James Deane once again finishes on top of the podium to increase his lead….
BMW Group
BMW Group
BMW K 1600 B BAGGER TAKES CENTER STAGE PRIOR TO LYNYRD SKYNYRD CONCERT AT STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP®Freebird fans will get an up-close look at the ultimate freedom-seeking tourer when the BMW K 1600 B Bagger rocks the Wolfman Jack stage prior to Tuesday’s Lynyrd Skynyrd concert.
Lamborghini
HINDMAN AND AGOSTINI SCORE DOMINANT WIN IN LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO RACE 1 AT ROAD AMERICATrent Hindman and Riccardo Agostini were untouchable Saturday at Road America, claiming victory at the historic track in their second-consecutive triumph of the 2017 season.
Acura
TOUGH DAY FOR ACURA, MICHAEL SHANK RACING AT ROAD AMERICAHard work throughout a difficult weekend at Road America netted the Michael Shank Racing team and Acura little reward, as both cars were forced to retire from Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.
BMW
BMW TEAM RLL FINISH 6TH AND 8TH AFTER A TOUGH DAY AT ROAD AMERICA.A number of forced and unforced errors made BMW Team RLL’s finishes in this afternoon’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase a disappointing sixth and eighth.
Nissan North America Inc
NISSAN CANTON EMPLOYEES REJECT UAWNissan employees voted today to reject the United Auto Workers (UAW) effort to unionize the Canton plant by nearly a 2-to-1 margin. The NLRB conducted election tally was 2244 to 1307, opposing the UAW.
Formula DRIFT
FORMULA DRIFT PRO 2 ROUND 3 SEATTLE RESULTS: HOMETOWN HERO MATT VANKIRK TAKES THE WINThe Formula DRIFT PRO 2 season continued to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington. Local driver Matt Vankirk takes the win and moves to second place in the PRO 2 standings with one event remaining in the season.
INFINITI
INFINITI AMERICAS GIVES YOUNG ENGINEER LIFE-CHANGING CAREER OPPORTUNITY WITH RENAULT SPORT FORMULA ONE TEAMAn engineering student from Uxbridge, Mass., has been awarded the career opportunity of a lifetime in Automotive and Formula One, as INFINITI announces Evan Sloan as the American winner of the INFINITI Engineering Academy 2017.
Nissan
NISSAN CELEBRATES 70 YEARS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLESExactly 70 years after the debut of its first electric vehicle (EV), Nissan’s most advanced EV ever – the Nissan BladeGlider sports car – took center stage at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.
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