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F&I provider APCO buys vehicle protection coatings company Crystal Fusion

Finance and insurance product provider APCO Holdings, which owns the GWC Warranty and EasyCare brands, this month announced it had bought vehicle interior, exterior and windshield protection company Crystal Fusion Technologies. Terms of the deal were.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 20th, 2024

Apple may be in talks with Meta to add another generative AI provider to iOS 18

Add another name to the list — Apple has reportedly spoken to Meta about integrating the social media giant's generative artificial intelligence tech.Adopting Meta may have implications for Apple AI privacyFor the last six months, there's been deba.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

The Mokibo Fusion 2.0 is unlike any iPad keyboard I’ve ever used

Imagine an iPad keyboard that's light, well-built, and also has a hidden touchpad. That's the Fusion Keyboard 2.0, and it's unlike anything I've used before......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

No Vision Pro 2? Apple, give us this one upgrade and call it a day

Apple has reportedly stopped development of the Vision Pro’s formal successor. Instead, the company is doubling down on releasing a more affordable, lighter-weight Vision product that is more enticing to the masses. I’ve already written about.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

GM"s self-driving Cruise unit to pay $112,500 for delayed crash report

Cruise along with other self-driving vehicle companies like Alphabet's Waymo and Amazon's Zoox have come under heavy scrutiny because of safety concerns due to multiple crashes involving their vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

EV maker Fisker"s bankruptcy heads toward liquidation as creditors fight over assets

The company initially said it would seek additional financing and continue "reduced operations," but Fisker's attorney said the company does "not currently anticipate being able to obtain financing.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

What happened to CDK Global and how long will systems be down?

The dealership management system outage is interrupting thousands of new- and used-vehicle sales, service, parts orders and more as the end of the second quarter approaches......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Embracer Group reportedly canceled a new Red Faction game

Fishlabs, the studio behind 2021's Chorus, was reportedly working on a new Red Faction game before it was canceled and the company experienced layoffs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Rocket Lab blasts into the record books with 50th Electron launch

New Zealand-based company Rocket Lab has hit an impressive milestone with the 50th launch of its Electron rocket......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Tesla has teased three new cars — but what are they?

Tesla is prepping some new vehicles. At a shareholder event, the company showed off a slide with three mystery vehicles. But what are those mystery cars?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

iPhone rear display and additional cameras described in Apple patent application

Apple has applied for a patent on a swappable hi-tech rear cover for a smartphone, with an iPhone rear display and additional cameras among the potential applications listed by the company. The application also appears to describe a way to offer c.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New accessory setup in iOS 18 is good for us, and for Apple

When Apple first launched AirPods back in 2016, it also introduced a whole new accessory setup process, designed to avoid the usual pain point of Bluetooth pairing. For almost eight years, it seemed like the company wanted to keep this exclusive t.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CarMax"s Q1 net income falls 33% to $152 million, revenue slips 7.5%

The company said it retailed 211,132 used vehicles in its fiscal first quarter, down 3.1 percent. Same-store used-vehicle retail sales fell 3.8 percent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Welcome to the drought: Off-lease vehicle pool is about to dry up

Lease turn-ins are a valuable tool for dealers and automakers to control inventory levels. But the 2021 leasing collapse is about to shrink the pool sharply......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New iOS 18 API brings AirPods setup experience to third-party accessories

When Apple introduced in 2016, the company also unveiled a new, easy and intuitive way to pair wireless accessories to iPhone and iPad. Rather than having to go to Bluetooth settings and press buttons, the system identifies the accessory nearby and.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

The Oppo Watch X Arrives for European Markets

It's priced starting at 329 EUR. The post The Oppo Watch X Arrives for European Markets appeared first on Phandroid. With Oppo once again expanding its operations in several regions in Europe, the company has finally brought over the Oppo.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global says shutdown of its DMS will last "likely for several days" after overnight cyberattack

CDK Global has shut down its dealership management system for a second day. The company said the cyberattack that began June 19 will idle its DMS “likely for several days” in the U.S. and Canada......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Auto supplier ZF launches $62M expansion in suburban Detroit

ZF North America Inc. is working on a $62 million expansion in Macomb County in Michigan, where the automotive supplier is building out its international R&D base for airbag, seat belt and steering wheel systems. ZF LIFETEC, the company’s passiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global cyberattack outage hits Michigan Ford dealership in midst of biggest sale of year

Many of the store's core systems, including contracting, are down following the cyberattacks on the DMS provider, CDK Global......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

U.S. factory incentives drive big gains in April EV registrations despite Tesla"s 17% plunge

Electric vehicle registrations rose 14 percent in April after a lackluster first quarter. Legacy automakers and startup Rivian led the gains while EV market leader Tesla saw another drop-off compared with last year's numbers......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Longtime Bosch North America president Mike Mansuetti to retire, succeeded by regional mobility chief

Mike Mansuetti, the longtime head of Bosch's North American business, will retire this year and will be succeeded by Paul Thomas, the company's head of mobility in the Americas, the world's largest auto parts supplier said......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024