Cars

2021 Toyota Sienna Hits Dealerships This November

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:00am

Toyota called the third-generation Sienna a "swagger wagon," but the 2021 model takes it to a whole new level.

Key Points: 
  • Toyota called the third-generation Sienna a "swagger wagon," but the 2021 model takes it to a whole new level.
  • Like all Toyota vehicles built on the new TNGA-K Platform, the 2021 Sienna benefits from a multitude of measures that bring library quiet to the cabin.
  • Many Sienna owners have been repeat customers; a 2021 might be their second, third or fourth Sienna over the years.
  • In the Toyota tradition, the 2021 Toyota Sienna comes well equipped in the LE grade and adds more amenities and tech in the higher grades.

Atlantic Honda Promotes Upcoming Redesigned 2021 Honda Ridgeline Model

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:00pm

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Honda Motor Company announced that the Honda Ridgeline is redesigned for its upcoming 2021 model year.

Key Points: 
  • LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Honda Motor Company announced that the Honda Ridgeline is redesigned for its upcoming 2021 model year.
  • Along with this announcement, the Honda Motor Company released promotional photos of the new Ridgeline model as well as descriptions of updated features and new technology that would accompany the release of the 2021 Honda Ridgeline.
  • The 2021 Honda Ridgeline unibody pickup truck model is set to release in the early months of 2021, but the Atlantic Honda team has compiled the press release information on the new Ridgeline as a helpful aide for the dealership's visitors, audience and interested Honda vehicle enthusiasts.
  • The Atlantic Honda dealership expects to have the 2021 Honda Ridgeline model in stock and in the dealership inventory upon its release date in early 2021.

Rebounding Q3 2020 Auto Sales Biggest in the Sweet Spot Segments for Diesel

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:35pm

Check out the Q3 sales data on the Vehicle Sales Dashboard .

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  • Check out the Q3 sales data on the Vehicle Sales Dashboard .
  • In the vehicle segments more Americans prefer, more diesel options are a win-win.
  • This is in addition to heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 series for all manufacturers including long-time diesel engine offerings, and the Cummins diesel in the Ram heavy-duty trucks.
  • In addition to SUVs, there are a dozen full-size vans offering a diesel option as well and three cars.

Fisker Inc. to Establish European Headquarters in Munich, Ocean SUV Program Advancing Towards First Gateway

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

Named Matrix, Munich offers convenient access to key European EV markets and close proximity to Magnas Graz facility in Austria.

Key Points: 
  • Named Matrix, Munich offers convenient access to key European EV markets and close proximity to Magnas Graz facility in Austria.
  • The Ocean will be assembled by Magna in Europe and is poised to deliver class-leading range, functional interior space with third-row seating and overall class-leading vehicle performance.
  • Henrik Fisker, chairman and chief executive officer of Fisker, stated, The substantial vehicle order agreed with Viggo in Denmark demonstrates our growth potential in Europe.
  • The company is also announcing progress on the overall Fisker Ocean SUV program.

Kerrigan Advisors Represents Continental Motors of Naperville in Sale of Dealerships

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised Continental Motors of Naperville on its recent sale of Continental Acura, Continental Audi and Continental Mazda.

Key Points: 
  • Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised Continental Motors of Naperville on its recent sale of Continental Acura, Continental Audi and Continental Mazda.
  • These transactions mark the 93rd Kerrigan-led dealership sale since 2015 and the sixth Top 150 Dealership Group Kerrigan Advisors has represented.
  • Not surprisingly, buyers in todays active buy/sell market are seeking prime assets such as Continentals Naperville dealerships, said Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors.
  • Continental Motors Group, founded in 1961, is one of the oldest and longest-running family-owned dealership groups in the Chicago area.

Maestro to Showcase Multi-Platform Web Browser PMS Options for Independents at CYBER HITEC

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

We hope CYBER HITEC participants will visit our team virtually at the Maestro CYBER HITEC booth to learn more about the flexibility and depth of our deployment options."

Key Points: 
  • We hope CYBER HITEC participants will visit our team virtually at the Maestro CYBER HITEC booth to learn more about the flexibility and depth of our deployment options."
  • A luxury hotel and resort company operating five properties in Nantucket, Mass., chose to deploy the Maestro multi-property PMS on-premise.
  • To learn even more about the PMS deployment options from Maestro, plan to attend Maestro's Exhibitor Tutorial Session at CYBER HITEC on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 1:00 p.m. For more information on this and other CYBER HITEC sessions, click here .
  • To learn more about the various platform deployment options from Maestro PMS, register for CYBER HITEC here .

BMW and Alibaba Sign a MoU for Strategic Partnership Promoting Digital Transformation Across Businesses

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:02am

On October 26, BMW and Alibaba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic partnership in Beijing.

Key Points: 
  • On October 26, BMW and Alibaba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic partnership in Beijing.
  • Now BMW is once again at the forefront of digital transformation, becoming the first auto manufacturer to leverage Alibaba Business Operating System (ABOS).
  • According to the MoU, BMW and Alibaba will jointly launch the first online sales and services businesses engaging dealers among premium auto brands, to create a seamless end-to-end online-to-offline digital experience.
  • The partnership between BMW and Alibaba in digitalization is another proof point that BMW moves digital transformation into the fast lane.

Volvo Cars Canada rolls out Volvo Valet, a contactless delivery service app, as a new approach to service convenience and safety

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:00am

As COVID-19 re-shapes our future, Volvo Cars is prepared to help customers where it matters most, with personal safety.

Key Points: 
  • As COVID-19 re-shapes our future, Volvo Cars is prepared to help customers where it matters most, with personal safety.
  • With Volvo Valet, Volvo owners in Canada now have a secure solution to service their vehicles without leaving their homes or workplace.
  • "Safety has always been a top priority for Volvo, and that will never change," said Matt Girgis, managing director, Volvo Cars Canada.
  • About Volvo Car Canada Ltd.
    Volvo Car Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Volvo Car Group of Gothenburg, Sweden.

DJI and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:45am

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DJI, the latest Official Supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, are the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DJI, the latest Official Supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, are the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe.
  • The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, will be utilizing a wide range of DJI aerial and handheld products to bring fans closer to the action through digital content both on and off the track.
  • "In our conversations with DJI, we soon discovered that we share the same values," said Team Principal, Ian James.
  • Since the Mexico City E-Prix, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have been using DJI products such as the DJI Action camera.

DJI and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift-off

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:00am

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DJI, the latest Official Supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, are the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DJI, the latest Official Supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, are the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe.
  • The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team, will be utilizing a wide range of DJI aerial and handheld products to bring fans closer to the action through digital content both on and off the track.
  • "In our conversations with DJI, we soon discovered that we share the same values," said Team Principal, Ian James.
  • Since the Mexico City E-Prix, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team have been using DJI products such as the DJI Action camera.