Off-road vehicles

Toyota's New Land Cruiser Makes World Premiere

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:29am

Since its launch in 1951, the Land Cruiser has continued to be selected by customers as a safe and secure vehicle symbolizing Toyota.

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  • Since its launch in 1951, the Land Cruiser has continued to be selected by customers as a safe and secure vehicle symbolizing Toyota.
  • The flagship station wagon model of the Land Cruiser has been completely redesigned.
  • The essence that the Land Cruiser has been maintaining for the sake of customers consists of reliability, durability, and off-road performance.
  • Having achieved all these evolutions, Toyota plans to launch the new Land Cruiser all over the world starting this summer.

Unipart wins five-year Jaguar Land Rover contract to run global parts logistics operation

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7:00am

OXFORD, England, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Unipart Logistics has secured a five-year contract to run the new, custom-built Jaguar Land Rover Global Parts Logistics Centre at Appleby Magna in Leicestershire, which will open in 2022.

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  • OXFORD, England, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Unipart Logistics has secured a five-year contract to run the new, custom-built Jaguar Land Rover Global Parts Logistics Centre at Appleby Magna in Leicestershire, which will open in 2022.
  • Unipart has been selected by Jaguar Land Rover to provide aftermarket parts logistics for both the Jaguar and Land Rover luxury automotive brands.
  • Unipart Logistics will operate a UK and global aftermarket Distribution Centre, Parts Packing and Branded Goods operations, and a Customer Support function, supporting Jaguar Land Rover's continued growth ambitions.
  • Unipart has a strong track record with Jaguar Land Rover, and currently operates the Jaguar UK Aftermarket logistics and packer operation, Jaguar Land Rover branded goods, and in-production logistics at the new Jaguar Land Rover Battery Assembly Centre.

Jeep® Wrangler 4xe Hosts Network Takeover On Volta Charging Stations In Select Cities

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

To raise awareness around the Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the Jeep brand creative will be seen in select markets on Volta's charging stations throughout July 2021.

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  • To raise awareness around the Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the Jeep brand creative will be seen in select markets on Volta's charging stations throughout July 2021.
  • This campaign is unique in that it will use Volta Charging's dynamic weather-based ad capability to serve two different creative concepts from the Jeep brand.
  • "Partnering with the Jeep brand to promote the Jeep Wrangler 4xe on Volta Charging's network of stations and its media platform located where consumers already go, will help to prove the accessibility of EV adoption."
  • Brands running campaigns on Volta charging stations report experiencing positive results in brand awareness and increased purchase intent; in addition, Volta Charging's business partners who choose to have Volta charging stations installed report an increase in spend, dwell time and engagement on site.

OSHKOSH DEFENSE AWARDED $942.9M CONTRACT TO UPDATE WEAPON SYSTEM ON U.S. ARMY STRYKER INFANTRY CARRIER VEHICLES

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

The U.S. Army Contracting Command Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA) announced that it has awarded Oshkosh Defense, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a $942.9M contract to integrate a 30MM Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) onto the Stryker Double V Hull Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICVVA1).

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  • The U.S. Army Contracting Command Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA) announced that it has awarded Oshkosh Defense, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a $942.9M contract to integrate a 30MM Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) onto the Stryker Double V Hull Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICVVA1).
  • Oshkosh will integrate onto the ICVVA1 chassis a 30mm weapon system based on Rafael Advanced Defense Systems proven SAMSON family of turrets.
  • The contract calls for the integration of the Oshkosh MCWS onto three Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCTs) as well as a full spectrum of system technical support, interim contractor logistics support, and integrated product support.
  • Oshkosh Defense is a global leader in the design, production and sustainment of best-in-class military vehicles, technology solutions and mobility systems.

New 2022 Tacoma Trail Edition 4x4 is Ready for Adventure

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

First introduced last year, the Tacoma Trail Edition returns with an emphasis on storage, styling, value, and a focus on off-road performance built around the Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab.

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  • First introduced last year, the Tacoma Trail Edition returns with an emphasis on storage, styling, value, and a focus on off-road performance built around the Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab.
  • Tacoma owners love to get outside and explore, and the 2022 Trail Edition adds some key upgrades that make it the ideal travel companion.
  • Based initially on SR5 4x4, Tacoma Trail Edition gets upfitted with a standard locking rear differential to offer added traction when it's needed most in slow-speed four-wheel-drive situations.
  • Tacoma Trail Edition will lead many owners to outdoor adventures, and the time spent in the vehicle can't be overlooked.

Start Your Engines, iiRcade Adding Sequel to Popular Racer, Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure with Tournaments

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 9:45pm

Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure is an action-packed, mayhem-filled kart racer with split screen competition and game rule customization.

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  • Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure is an action-packed, mayhem-filled kart racer with split screen competition and game rule customization.
  • "Beach Buggy was a huge hit with our iiRcade community as a launch title," said Jong Shin, founder & CEO of iiRcade.
  • "It's been fun for the whole family and we're excited for the sequel on iiRcade, especially with the new Tournament mode."
  • Easy to pick up and play, yet challenging to master, Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure is a fast-paced driving action game that delivers explosive fun for all skill levels.

Jeep® Offers Special-edition Freedom Models for 2021 Across the Entire Lineup as a Tribute to U.S. Military

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 8:26pm

Standard on all 2021 Jeep vehicles, the Jeep Wave premium owner loyalty program is filled with exciting benefits and exclusive perks created to deliver Jeep owners the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support.

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  • Standard on all 2021 Jeep vehicles, the Jeep Wave premium owner loyalty program is filled with exciting benefits and exclusive perks created to deliver Jeep owners the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support.
  • The Jeep Wave customer service program is available to the entire Jeep brand lineup, including the new Freedom editions.
  • Jeep Wave, a premium owner loyalty and customer care program that is available to the entire Jeep lineup, is filled with benefits and exclusive perks to deliver Jeep owners the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support.
  • The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler.

All-New 2022 Nissan Pathfinder: Maximizing Utility

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 3:19pm

b'The all-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder features 10.6 cubic feet of interior volume more than the previous model, and it maximizes every inch with family flexibility at top of mind.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'The all-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder features 10.6 cubic feet of interior volume more than the previous model, and it maximizes every inch with family flexibility at top of mind.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210520005749/en/\nPassion runs deep for the iconic Nissan Pathfinder.
  • Owners love its long heritage of rugged capability, and they want more of it \xe2\x80\x93 while seeking family flexibility and advanced connectivity and safety features.
  • 2022 Pathfinder S vs. latest in-market Large Cross/Utility Vehicle class competitors.

Autotrader Names 10 Great Cars for Grads in 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 11:02am

We understand that with a job offer in hand it may be tempting to consider splurging on a dream car, but we advise grads not to overdo it.

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  • We understand that with a job offer in hand it may be tempting to consider splurging on a dream car, but we advise grads not to overdo it.
  • There are plenty of great new and used cars available for a reasonable price that won\'t stretch your first real paychecks too far.
  • Check out the Great Cars for Grads selections for 2021 (unranked and listed below in alphabetical order):\nThe recently re-introduced new Chevrolet Trailblazer, with a starting price of $20,195,is a great choice for young adults looking for something stylish, versatile and affordable.
  • Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of CoxEnterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with annual revenues of nearly $20billion.

Global Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 10:19am

b'The "Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global automotive multi-wheel drive market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020.

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  • b'The "Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe global automotive multi-wheel drive market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global automotive multi-wheel drive market to grow at a CAGR of 5.10% during 2021-2026.\nAn automotive multi-wheel drive, also known as an all-wheel drive or (AWD), is a type of automobile in which all the wheels receive equal torque from the engine.
  • It includes vehicles that have four or more than four wheels such as SUVs, trucks, commercial lorries and luxury cars.
  • Moreover, multi-wheel drives also enable the engines to distribute the weight in a more efficient manner.\n'