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F&L Asia Ltd Announces Inaugural F+L Week Virtual Event on 9-12 March 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:54am

F+L Asia Ltd., organiser of the preeminent fuels, lubricants and base oils event in Asia, F+L Week, has today announced a brand-new virtual event -- to be held from 9-12 March 2021.

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  • F+L Asia Ltd., organiser of the preeminent fuels, lubricants and base oils event in Asia, F+L Week, has today announced a brand-new virtual event -- to be held from 9-12 March 2021.
  • The inaugural F+L Week Virtual conference will complement the F+L Week Live!
  • event on Disruption & Transformation, which has been postponed until 15-18 November 2021 due to continued uncertainty relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The virtual event will have a particular focus on the post-Covid-19 industry impact, supply chain, sustainable mobility, and future specifications.

Global Automotive Repair and Maintenance Market Report 2021-2030 Featuring Arnold Clark Automobiles; Asbury Automotive; Ashland Automotive; Belron Int'l and Carmax Autocare Center - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:27pm

Major companies in the automotive repair and maintenance market include Arnold Clark Automobiles Limited; Asbury Automotive Group; Ashland Automotive; Belron International Ltd. and Carmax Autocare Center.

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  • Major companies in the automotive repair and maintenance market include Arnold Clark Automobiles Limited; Asbury Automotive Group; Ashland Automotive; Belron International Ltd. and Carmax Autocare Center.
  • The automotive repair and maintenance market consists of sales of automotive repair and maintenance services by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that provide automotive repair and maintenance services for passenger automobiles, commercial vehicles and motorcycles and bicycles.
  • The automotive repair and maintenance market is segmented into automotive mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance; automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair; and other automotive repair and maintenance.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global automotive repair and maintenance market, accounting for 33% of the market in 2020.

Polaris Combines Next-Level Audio & Custom-Inspired Style With RZR Pro XP Rockford Fosgate® Limited-Editions

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:02pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210302005231/en/
    2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP Ultimate Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Sport model delivers premium Stage 1 audio at a significant value, while the RZR Pro XP Ultimate Rockford Fosgate LE features the industrys most powerful Stage 4 high-output factory audio system.
  • Below are detailed breakdowns of these two unique limited-edition offerings from Polaris:
    2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP Sport Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition starting at $23,999 U.S. MSRP
    2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP 4 Sport Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition starting at $26,899 U.S. MSRP
    2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP Ultimate Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition starting at $29,999 U.S. MSRP
    2021 Polaris RZR Pro XP 4 Ultimate Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition starting at $33,999 U.S. MSRP
    Customers shared their interest for more audio options and that improved sound quality would help create an even better riding experience.
  • To deliver on this need, Polaris created the industrys only audio limited edition side-by-sidesthe RZR Pro XP Rockford Fosgate Limited Editions.
  • The RZR Pro XP Sport Rockford Fosgate Limited Edition allows customers to experience the ride with their friends and family, with the Rockford Fosgate Stage 1 audio on Polariss most versatile & powerful RZR.

MOBI Members Constellation Network, GM and Ford Develop DLT Data Sharing Standard for Autonomous Vehicles

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:30pm

The standard will be instrumental in developing interconnected autonomous vehicles that share vehicle and environment data.

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  • The standard will be instrumental in developing interconnected autonomous vehicles that share vehicle and environment data.
  • The progressive development of vehicles with autonomous driving capabilities is set to finally make a science fiction dream a reality.
  • One of these is the issue of sharing data between vehicles, companies, and the users driving the cars.
  • Working alongside GM, Ford and other distinguished members of MOBI, we are already making a real contribution in shaping the future of autonomous vehicles, continued Diggles.

2022 Timbersled Snow Bike System Lineup Takes Riders to the Backcountry

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Polaris Timbersled, the leader in snow bike systems, is back for 2022 with an exciting new lineup of Timbersled models, choices of new trim packages and options, and industry-leading accessory options to take riders anywhere they want to go.

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  • Polaris Timbersled, the leader in snow bike systems, is back for 2022 with an exciting new lineup of Timbersled models, choices of new trim packages and options, and industry-leading accessory options to take riders anywhere they want to go.
  • For 2022, Timbersled snow bike systems will be available in three trim levels: PRO, Premium, and Sport.
  • The 2022 Timbersled lineup gives riders more options to suit unique riding styles with the perfect track and shock package to deliver the best performance in any terrain.
  • The 2022 lineup of Timbersled snow bike systems offers a kit for every rider:
    RIOT: The ultimate dirt bike-like experience.

PPG Appoints John Stephenson as Director, Acquisition Integration

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:03pm

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that John Stephenson, current business controller, industrial coatings, has been promoted to director, acquisition integration.

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  • PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that John Stephenson, current business controller, industrial coatings, has been promoted to director, acquisition integration.
  • In this new global role, Stephenson reports to Michael McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210302005195/en/
    PPG announced that John Stephenson has been promoted to director, acquisition integration.
  • We protect and beautify the world is a trademark and the PPG Logo is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

EPC Automotive Qualified 65 V eGaN® FET Enables Higher Resolution for Lidar Systems

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

EPC announces successful AEC Q101 qualification of the 65 V EPC2219 designed for lidar systems in the automotive industry and other harsh environments.

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  • EPC announces successful AEC Q101 qualification of the 65 V EPC2219 designed for lidar systems in the automotive industry and other harsh environments.
  • This GaN device will be followed with several more discrete transistors and integrated circuits designed for the harsh automotive environment.
  • eGaN devices passing AEC Q101 testing are produced in facilities certified to the Automotive Quality Management System Standard IATF 16949.
  • EPC also has a growing portfolio of eGaN-based integrated circuits that provide even greater space, energy, and cost-efficiency.

Red Fox ID and Cepton Enable Barrier-Free, High-Speed Tolling Worldwide With High Performance Lidar Based Solutions

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

This marks the maturing of the deep partnership between Cepton and Red Fox ID in bringing innovative, automated tolling solutions to major customers across North America, EMEA and Asia.

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  • This marks the maturing of the deep partnership between Cepton and Red Fox ID in bringing innovative, automated tolling solutions to major customers across North America, EMEA and Asia.
  • Red Fox IDs Quantum solution addresses such challenges by adding an extra layer of accuracy to the tolling system by integrating Ceptons unique lidar technology.
  • Ceptons patented MMT-based lidar technology enables reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions that deliver long range, high resolution 3D perception for smart applications.
  • Red Fox ID is a technology provider, primarily for the global tolling market and also for the broader ITS markets.

Caliber Announces the Appointment of Linda K. Massman to its Board of Directors

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:15pm

Continuing its mission to become the most trusted automotive service provider in every community they serve, Caliber today announced the appointment of Linda K. Massman to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2021.

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  • Continuing its mission to become the most trusted automotive service provider in every community they serve, Caliber today announced the appointment of Linda K. Massman to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210302005308/en/
    Linda K. Massman Joins Caliber Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)
    As part of Calibers board, Ms. Massman will help strengthen the companys fiscal compliance and financials for its 1,250+ service centers.
  • We are thrilled to welcome Linda to our Caliber board and family, said Steve H. Grimshaw, Calibers Executive Chairman.
  • Linda brings an incredible background of leadership and knowledge to our board and organization, said Mark Sanders, Calibers President and Chief Executive Officer.

XPEL Named Title Sponsor of Texas Motor Speedway’s Second Race of INDYCAR SERIES Doubleheader

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:30pm

XPEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: XPEL) a leading provider of protective films and coatings today announced a multi-year sponsorship at Texas Motor Speedway.

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  • XPEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: XPEL) a leading provider of protective films and coatings today announced a multi-year sponsorship at Texas Motor Speedway.
  • The second race of the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES doubleheader, scheduled for Sunday, May 2, will be called the XPEL 375.
  • Texas Motor Speedway held a same-day INDYCAR SERIES doubleheader on June 11, 2011, with each race paying half points toward the season championship.
  • The XPEL 375 will be a second fantastic day of NTT INDYCAR SERIES excitement to kick off Texas Motor Speedways 25th Season of Speed, said Texas Motor Speedway President and General Manager Eddie Gossage.