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Cavco Industries Announces Planned Acquisition of Manufactured and Modular Home Builder the Commodore Corporation

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Commodore is the largest independent builder of manufactured and modular housing in the United States, operating under a variety of brand names such as Commodore Homes of Pennsylvania, Commodore Homes of Indiana, Colony Homes, MidCountry Homes, Pennwest Homes and R-Anell Homes.

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  • Commodore is the largest independent builder of manufactured and modular housing in the United States, operating under a variety of brand names such as Commodore Homes of Pennsylvania, Commodore Homes of Indiana, Colony Homes, MidCountry Homes, Pennwest Homes and R-Anell Homes.
  • In addition to manufacturing, Commodore also participates in commercial lending operations with its dealers that Cavco will also acquire and continue the existing programs.
  • Bill Boor, Cavco President and Chief Executive Officer, said, During the acquisition process, we have developed a tremendous respect for what has been accomplished at Commodore under Barry Sheins leadership.
  • In addition to approaches Cavco can bring to the Commodore operations, Commodore has developed and implemented advanced manufacturing technologies that will lead to significant improvements to the Cavco operations.

Subaru Announces Pricing On All-New 2022 BRZ

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

CAMDEN, N.J., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing on the all-new 2022 BRZ rear-wheel drive sports car.

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  • CAMDEN, N.J., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing on the all-new 2022 BRZ rear-wheel drive sports car.
  • With more power, more precise handling, and refined design, the second-generation BRZ arrives at Subaru retailers this fall.
  • The 2022 BRZ is powered by a new 2.4-liter (naturally aspirated) 228 hp SUBARU BOXER engine paired with a six-speed close-ratio manual transmission or a six-speed electronic direct-control automatic transmission.
  • For 2022, the BRZ is offered in two trim levels, Premium and Limited, and has a starting price of $27,995.

Falcon Minerals Schedules Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 10:08pm

Falcon Minerals Corporation (“Falcon” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FLMN, FLMNW) today announced that the Company will host an earnings conference call for the second quarter 2021 on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9:00 am ET. Falcon intends to release its financial results for the second quarter 2021 following the market close on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Falcon Minerals Corporation (Falcon or the Company) (NASDAQ: FLMN, FLMNW) today announced that the Company will host an earnings conference call for the second quarter 2021 on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9:00 am ET.
  • Falcon intends to release its financial results for the second quarter 2021 following the market close on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
  • Falcon management invites investors and interested parties to listen to the conference call to discuss second quarter 2021 results on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9:00 am ET.
  • A replay of the Falcon earnings call will be available starting at 2:00 pm ET on August 5, 2021.

Pets And Car Buyers Are Barking With Excitement As South Austin Welcomes Largest Subaru Dealership In North America

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 4:15pm

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tails are wagging across Central Texas with the news that North America's largest Subaru dealership will be opening in South Austin.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tails are wagging across Central Texas with the news that North America's largest Subaru dealership will be opening in South Austin.
  • Animal lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and research savvy car buyers are also welcoming the Subaru brand expansion into one of America's fastest growing cities.
  • The Subaru brand is anchored by The Subaru Love Promise, Subaru's commitment to making the world a better place.
  • This includes Subaru Loves Pets, Subaru Loves the Earth, Subaru Loves to Help, Subaru Loves Learning, and Subaru Loves to Care outreach and charity efforts.

2022 Kia Stinger Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 3:37pm

IRVINE, Calif., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2022 Stinger sport sedan has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating with the implementation of standard LED headlights.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2022 Stinger sport sedan has been awarded the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating with the implementation of standard LED headlights.
  • Previously a Top Safety Pick, the refreshed 2022 Stinger earned ratings of 'good' in all six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations, including the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests.
  • "The Stinger fundamentally changed the way consumers viewed the Kia brand," said Sean Yoon, president and CEO of Kia North America, Kia America.
  • "This latest Top Safety Pick Plus rating from IIHS validates Kia's relentless pursuit of improvement and advancement, and perfectly complement the Stinger's highly regarded performance capabilities."

American Honda Carefully Manages Supply Issues to Continue Sales Momentum in 2nd Quarter

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 11:05pm

Based on strong product inventories, Honda completed the best four-month sales run in its history, including a new 2nd quarter sales record.

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  • Based on strong product inventories, Honda completed the best four-month sales run in its history, including a new 2nd quarter sales record.
  • Fueled primarily by record truck sales, cars also contributed with Civic and Accord completing a strong 2nd quarter, combining for over 53,000 sales in June.
  • Sales of Honda electrified vehicles set a new first half sales mark as Insight hybrid sedan nearly matched its best June sales.
  • Acura completed a strong 2nd quarter with June sales exceeding 15,000 even as inventories tighten as a result of strong demand and parts supply issues.

"Booking Car", A Cloud Service for Company Cars, Launched at Toyota Dealers and Toyota Rental & Lease Agencies in Japan

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 6:08am

Enables private use by employees, reducing costs through sharing and providing benefits at the same time

Key Points: 
  • Enables private use by employees, reducing costs through sharing and providing benefits at the same time
    Toyota City, Japan, July 1, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announced that Toyota dealers and Toyota rental & lease agencies in Japan have begun accepting applications for "Booking Car," a cloud service developed by Toyota Mobility Service Corporation for corporate customers nationwide who use company cars.
  • Since the launch of this service at TMS in November 2020, we have received requests from all over the country to introduce and handle this service, which led to its nationwide expansion.
  • We have received inquiries from about 200 companies, and have received high praise from customers who have already introduced the service.
  • The first is to improve the efficiency of company car management by making it possible to make reservations and use company cars easily using smartphones and other devices.

Southern Wisconsin dealership provides information about the all-new Toyota Corolla Cross

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:00pm

JANESVILLE, Wis., June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Toyota released several all-new models during the 2020 and 2021 model years and continues to enhance its lineup with the recently announced, all-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross.

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  • JANESVILLE, Wis., June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Toyota released several all-new models during the 2020 and 2021 model years and continues to enhance its lineup with the recently announced, all-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross.
  • The compact crossover is loaded with features and technology that enhance each drive, which the team at Hesser Toyota, a Janesville, Wisconsin-based car dealership, highlights on its website.
  • The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is equipped with modern technology like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, Toyota Safety Sense advanced safety features and more.
  • Those interested in learning more about the crossover can visit the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross model research page .

New Planar CarbonLight VX Series Optimized for On-Camera Virtual Production

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 5:00pm

Planar , a global leader in visualization technology, today introduced the Planar CarbonLight VX Series, a line of LED display solutions optimized to meet the needs of the exploding virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets.

Key Points: 
  • Planar , a global leader in visualization technology, today introduced the Planar CarbonLight VX Series, a line of LED display solutions optimized to meet the needs of the exploding virtual production (VP) and extended reality (XR) markets.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210629005230/en/
    New Planar CarbonLight VX Series is optimized for on-camera performance, for virtual production and broadcast environments (Photo: Business Wire)
    Introduced as part of the Planar Studios initiative, the Planar CarbonLight VX Series bolsters Planars selection of cutting-edge LED display products that deliver the performance and capabilities todays VP and XR professionals need to create realistic on-screen content.
  • LED video walls are a critical element in successful VP and XR applications, and the Planar CarbonLight VX Series separates Planar from the pack.
  • Developed with help from todays leading VP industry experts, the new Planar CarbonLight VX Series introduces two LED display lines that are designed to beautifully integrate with VP and XR stages, including the Planar CarbonLight CLI VX Series and Planar CarbonLight CLF VX Series.

Toyota Releases Sales, Production, and Export Results for May 2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 5:47am

As a result, sales in North America were up substantially year-on-year.

Key Points: 
  • As a result, sales in North America were up substantially year-on-year.
  • Sales in China were up year-on-year due to strong sales of the Camry, Corolla, Levin, RAV4, and other models.
  • Sales were affected by COVID-19 in May of the previous year while this year, sales of the Harrier, Yaris, and other models were strong.
  • As a result, sales in Japan were up year-on-year.