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A roundup of the week’s top automotive and transportation industry press releases from PR Newswire

NEW YORK, September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the auto and transportation industries stay on top of the week’s most popular and newsworthy releases, here’s a roundup of the week’s stories you shouldn’t miss.

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The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access the accompanying media assets that are available for download.

  1. Hertz and GM plan a major expansion of electric vehiclesHertz plans to order up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop electric vehicles over the next five years. The deal will cover electric vehicle deliveries through 2027 as Hertz increases the EV component of its fleet and GM accelerates EV production across the board.
  2. eBay Motors Launches Ultimate Road Trip to Celebrate Car Culture Across AmericaThe ‘Parts of America’ tour will stop in small towns across the country, partnering with builders to put together a comprehensive collection of attractions that represent the best of US car culture.
  3. B747-400ERF joins the National Airlines fleetWith a nose door and a large side door, the aircraft is a logical choice globally for sophisticated cargo movements over long distances. The induction is part of National Airlines’ ongoing global fleet and network expansion focus to meet the massive demand of moving large shipments around the world.
  4. Nikola and IVECO start taking orders for Nikola Tre BEV European heavy truck with best-in-class range“Nikola Tre’s fuel cell and zero battery electric trucks are a true game changer in commercial transportation,” said Michael Lohscheller, president of Nikola Corporation. “Specifically developed as electric vehicles, they offer the performance and driving experience capable of competing with their diesel-powered peers in the toughest heavy-duty missions.”
  5. Young Artist’s ‘Toyota Dream Orchestra Car’ Wins ‘Grand Prize’ in World CompetitionFor a 15-year-old musician from Mercer Island, Washington, the cars of the future would include his “piano ship” vehicle, which plays classical music for passengers and bystanders as it floats overhead and along the world’s lush landscapes.
  6. Pirelli launches the Weather Active range: its first tires with all-weather capabilities developed exclusively for the North American marketTailor-made for a premium driving experience in all weather conditions, the new Pirelli range offers excellent wet performance and excellent snow traction among its main benefits.
  7. Holland America Line reports positive results from the cruise industry’s first long-term biofuel trial aboard the Volendam in the Port of Rotterdam Gus Antorcha, president of Holland America Line, said, “As part of our commitment to sustainability, we have always sought cutting-edge solutions to environmental challenges that will help us achieve Carnival Corporation’s sustainability goals for decades to come.”
  8. 70mai Launches First 360° Rotating Dash CamThe patented 360° swivel design solved a problem with similar products where the image was distorted due to its large field of view.
  9. From Most Improved to Best: Mitsubishi Motors Ranked 2nd in Reputation’s “2022 Automotive Report”A deep focus on exceeding each customer’s expectations has been part of a joint commitment by MMNA and its distributor partners in the US.
  10. Shipping takes promising first steps towards groundbreaking 2030 targets for scalable zero-emission fuelsThe “Climate Action Report on Shipping: Progress Towards Shipping Forward 2030”, the first of its kind, marks an important milestone on the road to COP27 and provides an honest balance of progress to date, highlighting where it takes a coordinated effort and collaboration.

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