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UVeye and Tekion Partner to Enhance the Dealership Customer-Service Experience

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:00pm

The reports are designed to provide clarity and enhance the customer-service experience by helping users decide on the best service solutions possible.

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  • The reports are designed to provide clarity and enhance the customer-service experience by helping users decide on the best service solutions possible.
  • Customers simply can drive through UVeye scanning units at the entrance of the dealership service department.
  • "We're incredibly excited to be collaborating with Tekion to provide an extraordinary experience for dealership customers across the country in the coming months," notes Hever.
  • "We look forward to working with UVeye to deliver a seamless and superior experience to consumers during their vehicle service experience," says Jay Vijayan, CEO and founder of Tekion.

Electric Vehicle and Battery Innovators Pave the Future of the Industry at Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:32pm

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is returning to the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi, Michigan, co-located with the Battery Show, North America's largest and most comprehensive advanced battery technology event, chock-full of industry leading suppliers and a sold-out show floor.

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  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is returning to the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi, Michigan, co-located with the Battery Show, North America's largest and most comprehensive advanced battery technology event, chock-full of industry leading suppliers and a sold-out show floor.
  • This years expertly curated four-track conference will feature a speaker lineup set to address all the latest topics and trends impacting the business of the drive train and power system in electric and hybrid vehicles, said Shamara Ray, Group Event Director, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo .
  • As the EV industry booms, consumers are becoming increasingly interested in the future of electric and battery powered innovations.
  • Connect with Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo:

Can this 'Survivor' Champ win NASA's Space Race for a new Moon buggy?

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:25pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The SMART Tire Company, a startup company developing airless tires based on NASA technology, was co-founded by 'Survivor' Fiji champion, Earl Cole. Not only is Cole the first unanimous winner of the iconic CBS show, but is also the first winner to ever appear on ABC's 'Shark Tank', and recently joined a reality TV all-star cast for 'Snake in the Grass', a new competition show currently airing on USA Network and streaming on Peacock.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The SMART Tire Company , a startup company developing airless tires based on NASA technology, was co-founded by 'Survivor' Fiji champion, Earl Cole.
  • When Cole is not moonlighting on an exotic island, charming snakes, or jumping out of helicopters, he is focused on his day job, as CEO of The SMART Tire Company (STC).
  • Along with co-founder Brian Yennie, he has been working with NASA since 2020 and plans to send the company's innovative "space tires" to the Moon on NASA's Lunar Terrain Vehicle ("LTV" for short, the modern day moon buggy).
  • According to Cole, "Tires couldn't be more critical to the future of space exploration, from robotic rovers to human-driven vehicles.

LG Innotek's Quality Control Gets Recognition from a Global Premium Vehicle Maker

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 17, LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-Dong Jeong) announced that the company had maintained Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification awarded by the global premium vehicle maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) for two years in a row.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 17, LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-Dong Jeong) announced that the company had maintained Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification awarded by the global premium vehicle maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) for two years in a row.
  • The certification that LG Innotek received this time has a significant meaning in that the company's quality system has been recognized by a global premium car manufacturer.
  • LG Innotek has been recognized for its perfect quality control among major global automobile and automotive component manufacturers, including General Motors, German Continental AG, and Schaeffler.
  • By receiving the Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification, LG Innotek has proven its quality competitiveness in the global market for automotive components.

MARY BLAIR BOOSTS CORNERSTONE'S SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERTISE

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 1:00pm

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more companies around the world wrestle with the vulnerability of their supply chains, the calls for supply chain management expertise and strategic staffing are multiplying rapidly. Thanks to industry expert, Mary Blair, that answer is increasingly found at Cornerstone Consulting. Her experience in managing complex supply chain dynamics from customer order to product delivery is hitting the mark with clients seeking to perform in a volatile global environment.

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  • TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more companies around the world wrestle with the vulnerability of their supply chains, the calls for supply chain management expertise and strategic staffing are multiplying rapidly.
  • Her experience in managing complex supply chain dynamics from customer order to product delivery is hitting the mark with clients seeking to perform in a volatile global environment.
  • "She knows from experience what makes a supply chain work or fail and she's quick to point out both when leading our clients to success."
  • The ten years Blair spent as Chief Supply Chain Officer at a major manufacturer of wheel systems gave her the chance to view the challenges of global supply chain from a holistic perspective.

LG Innotek's Quality Control Gets Recognition from a Global Premium Vehicle Maker

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:00am

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 17, LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-Dong Jeong) announced that the company had maintained Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification awarded by the global premium vehicle maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) for two years in a row.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 17, LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-Dong Jeong) announced that the company had maintained Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification awarded by the global premium vehicle maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) for two years in a row.
  • The certification that LG Innotek received this time has a significant meaning in that the company's quality system has been recognized by a global premium car manufacturer.
  • LG Innotek has been recognized for its perfect quality control among major global automobile and automotive component manufacturers, including General Motors, German Continental AG, and Schaeffler.
  • By receiving the Jaguar Land Rover Quality Certification, LG Innotek has proven its quality competitiveness in the global market for automotive components.

LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW TODAY IS EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF SPD-SMARTGLASS FOR ARCHITECTURAL AND AUTOMOTIVE SMART WINDOWS

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 9:10pm

Woodbury, New York and Tel Aviv/Jaffo, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today US President Biden signed into law legislation that is expected to accelerate the adoption of SPD-SmartGlass technology into both the architectural and automotive industries.

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  • Woodbury, New York and Tel Aviv/Jaffo, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today US President Biden signed into law legislation that is expected to accelerate the adoption of SPD-SmartGlass technology into both the architectural and automotive industries.
  • Research Frontiers is the industry leader and inventor of fast-responding Suspended Particle Device (SPD) light-control technology for use in smart windows and other products.
  • The company sells SPD-SmartGlass products and technologies for the architecture, automotive, aeronautics, mass transit, and boating industries.
  • This production site is dedicated to producing 1,000,000 sqm of SPD material yearly for the automotive and architectural industries.

Volkswagen Supply Win Will Send Innoviz To The Top According To Strategy Analytics LiDAR Market Share Estimates

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 8:58am

Therefore, Strategy Analytics , in its first market share estimates on automotive high-resolution LiDAR sensors, predicts that Innoviz will become a market leader when the first deployments are made by Volkswagen in the mid-2020s.

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  • Therefore, Strategy Analytics , in its first market share estimates on automotive high-resolution LiDAR sensors, predicts that Innoviz will become a market leader when the first deployments are made by Volkswagen in the mid-2020s.
  • The Autonomous Vehicle Service ( AVS ) service has published the report, Innoviz-Volkswagen CARIAD Deal: Second Wave of High-Resolution LiDAR Deployments , which explains the reasons behind this.
  • The supply win for Innoviz heralds the second wave of LiDAR supply into automotive, says Kevin Mak , principal analyst in the Global Automotive Practice (GAP).
  • Strategy Analytics, Inc. is a global leader in supporting companies across their planning lifecycle through a range of customized market research solutions.

Otis and Cobalt Robotics Expand Integration

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:00pm

Our relationship with Otis continues to bring the power of AI-backed security solutions throughout the world, said Mike LeBlanc, President and COO of Cobalt Robotics.

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  • Our relationship with Otis continues to bring the power of AI-backed security solutions throughout the world, said Mike LeBlanc, President and COO of Cobalt Robotics.
  • By integrating seamlessly into buildings with Otis elevators, our robots are able to cover more square footage than any other security robots.
  • Since 2020, Cobalt and Otis have collaborated on implementations across continents and at Fortune 500 companies.
  • Cobalt Robotics is the only company to automate repetitive manual security and facility tasks with an integrated service which unifies state-of-the-art robotics, machine learning software, and expert human oversight.

FM Capital Adds Joe Hinrichs, Former Ford President, as Venture Partner

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To better serve its expanding number of automotive-related portfolio companies and in preparation for its fourth fund, FM Capital has added Joe Hinrichs as Venture Partner.

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  • BOSTON, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To better serve its expanding number of automotive-related portfolio companies and in preparation for its fourth fund, FM Capital has added Joe Hinrichs as Venture Partner.
  • Hinrichs will assist with overall strategy, deal sourcing, and business development support for FM Capital portfolio companies, including connections and introductions to potential customers, investors and potential acquirers.
  • FM Capital (First Move Capital) is an investment firm dedicated to creating value for investors, entrepreneurs and communities.
  • FM Capital is comprised of industry professionals with deep experience in both investing and operations across the automotive and mobility sectors.