Automotive

Moody's ESG Solutions Group: V.E provides Second Party Opinion on Toyota Motor Corporation's Woven Planet Bond Framework

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 10:50am

Moody's ESG Solutions Group announced today that Moody's affiliate V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Toyota Motor Corporation's Woven Planet Bond Framework, an inaugural sustainability bond in the Japanese automotive sector.

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  • Moody's ESG Solutions Group announced today that Moody's affiliate V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Toyota Motor Corporation's Woven Planet Bond Framework, an inaugural sustainability bond in the Japanese automotive sector.
  • The frameworks objectives aim to contribute to multiple Sustainability Development Goals that improve the safety, accessibility and sustainability of transportation.
  • V.Es SPO on Toyota Motor Corporations Woven Planet Bond Framework is available here: https://vigeo-eiris.com/toyota_spo_sustainability_bond/
    Moodys ESG Solutions Group is a business unit of Moodys Corporation serving the growing global demand for ESG and climate insights.
  • For more information visit Moodys ESG & Climate Risk hub at www.moodys.com/esg
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IAA Enhances Merchandising Capabilities in the UK with Engine Starts™ and Key Image™

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 10:30am

IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces the enhancement of its merchandising platform in the UK market with two new value-added features IAA Engine Starts and IAA Key Image.

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  • IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces the enhancement of its merchandising platform in the UK market with two new value-added features IAA Engine Starts and IAA Key Image.
  • Coupled with IAA 360 View, a 360 imaging technology, these Interact merchandising tools create a more immersive buyer experience, replicating physical interaction with a vehicle.
  • Merchandising tools like Engine Starts and Key Image will provide more accurate and consistent vehicle data that buyers need to make confident, informed decisions, said Steve Hankins, IAA Managing Director for the UK.
  • For more information about IAA in the UK visit IAAIUK.co.uk , and follow IAA in the UK on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and LinkedIn .

P97 Networks Selected by RCI Bank and Services to Enable On-Demand Mobility Services

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 10:00am

P97 Networks, Inc., a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce and behavioral marketing solutions, announced today that it has been chosen by RCI Bank and Services, to bring mobility services to motorists.

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  • P97 Networks, Inc., a leader in cloud-based mobile commerce and behavioral marketing solutions, announced today that it has been chosen by RCI Bank and Services, to bring mobility services to motorists.
  • RCI Bank and Services, which operates in 36 countries specializes in automotive financing and services and supports Groupe Renault in the development of mobility services.
  • We are excited to have RCI Bank and Services as our partner, says Nick Allen, Managing Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa at P97 Networks.
  • RCI Bank and Services has been the new commercial identity of RCI Banque S.A. since February 2016.

daVinci Payments “Future of Payments UK” Reveals Continued Desire for Instant Payment Methods and Growing Prevalence of Loyalty Programs

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:00am

As the acceleration of digital payments adoption continues, daVinci Payments released a new national UK study, identifying how people prefer to receive payments.

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  • As the acceleration of digital payments adoption continues, daVinci Payments released a new national UK study, identifying how people prefer to receive payments.
  • The 2021 edition of daVinci Payments Future of Payments UK study provides insights into how consumers and employees like to be rewarded and paid.
  • New, non-traditional payments are becoming a mainstay, making it imperative for businesses to embrace new payment innovations to meet consumers demand and need for instant payments, said Sebastien Van Schalkwyk , managing director, Europe at daVinci Payments.
  • Additionally, as people continue to adopt mobile wallets and payment apps as part of their routine, businesses are quickly seeing the value of merging payment and loyalty programs.

XPeng Announces Vehicle Delivery Results for February 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:46am

XPeng Inc. (XPeng or the Company, NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (Smart EV) company, today announced its vehicle delivery results for February 2021.

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  • XPeng Inc. (XPeng or the Company, NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (Smart EV) company, today announced its vehicle delivery results for February 2021.
  • XPeng delivered a total of 2,223 Smart EVs in February 2021, consisting of 1,409 P7s, the Companys smart sports sedan, and 814 G3s, its smart compact SUV.
  • Vehicle deliveries in January and February 2021 combined represented a 577% increase year-over-year.
  • Xpeng is a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets Smart EVs that appeal to the large and growing base of technology-savvy middle-class consumers in China.

Alarm.com Connected Car Solution Extends Modern Security Technology to Vehicles

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:02pm

Alarm.com Connected Car, developed in collaboration with vehicle telematics solutions pioneer CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), offers all the benefits of a vehicle monitoring solution plus the unique benefit of deep integration with the Alarm.com smart home security system.

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  • Alarm.com Connected Car, developed in collaboration with vehicle telematics solutions pioneer CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), offers all the benefits of a vehicle monitoring solution plus the unique benefit of deep integration with the Alarm.com smart home security system.
  • Compatible with most cars manufactured since 1996, the Connected Car device plugs into a vehicles OBD-II port for easy self-installation, reducing the need for costly truck rolls to add the device.
  • I love having my home and car connected through one system and the consistency of Connected Car, said Taylor Proudfit, COO at Titan Alarm in Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Connected Car is available through authorized Alarm.com service providers in the U.S. and Canada as a standalone solution or add-on to an existing Alarm.com-powered system.

Camping World Holdings Expands with New SuperCenter in Wisconsin

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:15pm

Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (Camping World), Americas Recreation Dealer, today announced the opening of its newest SuperCenter in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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  • Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (Camping World), Americas Recreation Dealer, today announced the opening of its newest SuperCenter in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
  • We remain focused on expanding our footprint and gaining market share, said Marcus Lemonis, CEO and Chairman of Camping World Holdings.
  • Camping World is always looking for seasoned and professional RV sales associates, technicians, and retail support to assist with locations across the country.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning Camping World and other matters.

HGreg Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:04pm

Starting in March, the HGreg Groups 30 North American stores in Canada and the United States, will accept cryptocurrency payments for the purchase of new and pre-owned vehicles.

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  • Starting in March, the HGreg Groups 30 North American stores in Canada and the United States, will accept cryptocurrency payments for the purchase of new and pre-owned vehicles.
  • The HGreg Group is once again redefining the market by becoming one of the first automotive groups to accept cryptocurrency in its day-to-day operations.
  • Providing them with a greater variety of payment methods is part of it, explains the HGreg Groups president, John Hairabedian.
  • The HGreg Group is part of HGregoire, a network of 17 pre-owned and 13 new-car dealerships throughout Canada and the United States.