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Credit companies will remove stains from repaid medical debts

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — the giant credit-reporting companies that each maintain records on about 200 million Americans — said Friday they would soon eliminate credit stains created by certain medical debts. The changes – including the removal of black marks for people who settled a debt after it was collected – were applauded by […]

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Travel to hot weather destination peaks

By Kimberley Schwind, AAA March 16, 2022 1:12 p.m. COLUMBUS—As spring approaches, travelers are booking trips to warmer destinations in record numbers, according to new booking data from AAA. Flights, tours, car rentals and hotels booked for March, April and May to places like Florida, Mexico and Hawaii are up 211% over last year and […]

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Waste Pro solo truck? Mystery car parked by I-40?

Today’s batch of burning questions, my smart answers, and the real deal: Question: Waste Pro picks up trash in our neighborhood every Monday. Once upon a time there were two employees in the truck. The system was quite efficient, with one behind the wheel and the other quickly emptying the bins in the truck. For […]

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XPeng P5 open for reservations in 4 European markets!

XPeng expands further in Europe – starts selling XPeng P5 in 4 European countries and opens the first store in the Netherlands, the second in Europe. For nearly a decade, others and I wondered how long it would be before the major electric vehicle (EV) producers in China began importing and selling their EVs in […]

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Egencia | European Business Travel News

Key information Companies using the tool 9,000Number of users/seats Not disclosedNumber of reservations processed annually Over 2 millionTotal volume of transactions per year Not disclosedUpdate frequency 10-15 new features/enhancements per month on averagetype of company travel management companyRegions served Egencia online platform available in 26 countries; 65 countries through Egencia Global Alliance partners Price model […]

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How much you can save annually by becoming a one-car family

monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images/iStockphoto It’s no secret that owning a car is expensive. From fuel to maintenance and insurance, cars can cost you long after you’ve paid for them. Despite the high costs, the average household in the United States owned 1.88 cars in 2017, up slightly from 1.86 in 2009. See: 40 cheap upgrades that will […]

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Mercedes-Benz India targets record sales in 2022, fears Russian-Ukrainian war impact on supply chain, Auto News, ET Auto

The Mercedes Maybach-Class S is the first of 10 models that Mercedes-Benz India plans to launch this year. The Indian passenger vehicle industry has seen high levels of demand, in some segments, due to the need for personal mobility triggered by the pandemic. Also in the luxury vehicle segment, demand is quite strong. The segment […]

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SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY SALES RESULTS

“Our retailers have been incredibly successful in maintaining an exceptional car buying and ownership experience despite supply chain challenges,” said Thomas J. DollPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “We also pride ourselves on offering the safest and most reliable vehicles on the market. This month, our 2022 lineup won six IIHS BEST […]

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“Next Tesla” challenges Tesla again (it’s bold and ridiculous)

In the Greek legend, Faraday Future, the Californian luxury electric vehicle startup, would undoubtedly play the role of the phoenix, the mythical bird that always rises from its ashes after its death. Among the ancient Egyptians, the firm would undoubtedly be Bennu, the firebird which is reborn from the waters where it was stranded to […]

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EV Connect expands one-stop charging program – Green Fleet

With minimal risk and removing capital expenditure, an EVCaaS subscription includes turnkey EV charging solutions, including charging stations, management software, 24/7 driver support, as well as professional field maintenance for ongoing maintenance and repair. Photo: EV Connect EV Connect announced on February 15 the expansion of its EV Charging-as-a-Service (EVCaaS) program. Backed […]

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Live News: EU leaders plan to hold summit on Ukraine this week

He is a bold commentator trying to predict the conclusion of the diplomatic chess game that is the border crisis between Ukraine and Russia. But the next seven days will produce significant moves, if not a checkmate attempt. Perhaps the strangest event of the week will take place on Thursday, when Russia, as the current […]

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Poll: Only half of Americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt

Many Americans are just a burst pipe, a car breakdown or a sick pet away from costly credit card debt, according to a new Bankrate survey. Just over half (53%) of American adults have more money stashed away in an emergency savings fund than they have accumulated in credit card debt, the January survey found. […]

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Alaska Electric Utilities Proposes New Electric Car Fast Charging Station Rates

Fred Meyer’s service station in Juneau hosts two types of electric vehicle charging stations: two level 3 fast chargers like the one in the foreground and two level 2 chargers like the one in the middle, pictured here on February 3, 2022. The The retailer allows the public to use them for free, although fast […]

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Records annual growth of 1.38%

Kia India sold 19,319 cars in the month of January 2022, registering an annual growth of 1.38%. The automaker is gearing up to launch the all-new Kia Carens in India this month. Kia India has revealed its sales figures for the month of January 2022. The Indian subsidiary of this South Korean automaker recorded domestic […]

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Business News | RateGain’s latest RGLabs innovation selected by US car rental company Malco Enterprises to accelerate revenue recovery

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): RateGain Travel Technologies Limited (RateGain), a global provider of SaaS solutions for travel and hospitality, today announced that Malco Enterprises of Nevada, Inc. (Malco), a leading Las Vegas car rental company, has chosen RateGain to drive business recovery with the world’s first AI-powered revenue management platform – revAI. Malco […]

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Downtown Milwaukee Convention Center rebounds from COVID-19

The Downtown Milwaukee Convention Center is recovering from COVID-19 — and has seen a financial benefit from the pandemic response. The Wisconsin Center District, the public agency that operates the Wisconsin Center, ended 2021 with net income before amortization of $15 million. That’s just over double the projected $7.3 million for 2021. And that compares […]

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Car prices are expected to rise further this year

What was supposed to be a very good year for the U.S. auto industry didn’t turn out that way in 2021, as automakers battled semiconductor shortages and other issues that repeatedly shut down factories and left showrooms empty. For consumers, this meant record prices and less choice. Those who hope that the situation will improve […]

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Ford Tells Dealerships: Don’t Mess With Lightning Reservations

Ford’s electrified truck business is booming. Shortly after reservations opened last summer, Ford announced that more than 100,000 people had signed up for the hybrid version of the new 2022 Ford Maverick. new orders because production could not keep up with demand. The automaker is seeing similar levels of interest in the upcoming 2022 Ford […]

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The state of Florida has promised her rent assistance. Then she was deported | national

TAMPA, Fla. — Three days before Christmas, Catherine Owens found the pink notice taped to her door telling her she was being evicted from the Temple Terrace apartment she shared with her 58-year-old mother. The women had five days to leave, according to the notice. Owens, 30, had applied for housing assistance three months earlier […]

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The state of Florida has promised her rent assistance. Then she was expelled.

Three days before Christmas, Catherine Owens found the pink notice taped to her door telling her she was being evicted from the Temple Terrace flat she shared with her 58-year-old mother. The women had five days to leave, according to the notice. Owens, 30, had applied for housing assistance three months earlier thanks to Florida’s […]

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Ford Franchise Dealerships Trying To Price Gouge F-150 Lightning Customers Is One Of The Reasons We Don’t Really Need It Anymore – FutureCar.com

Author: Eric Walz The 2022 F-150 Lightning is the first electric version of the popular truck. Ford’s new F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck has generated a lot of interest as the electric version of America’s most popular pickup truck. Consumer demand is so strong for Ford’s first electric truck that some dealerships are trying to […]

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Supply chain issues continued to drive up inflation in December

Ongoing difficulties in getting goods from factories to customers continue to drive up the price of cars, computer chips, furniture and other products, pushing up consumer prices in December at the fastest rate since 1982. The consumer price index climbed 7% in the year to December, and 5.5% after removing volatile prices such as food […]

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Ford warns dealers and buyers to avoid F-150 Lightning tags

Ford’s 2022 F-150 Lightning electric truck was a runaway commercial success long before the first one reached a customer. An electric version of the popular F-150 (the best-selling vehicle in the United States for 44 years), the Lightning can travel up to 300 miles on one charge and can carry up to 2,000 pounds of […]

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Ship.Cars & CarrierSoft Partner to Increase Capacity Exposure

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois – Two companies in the transportation industry started the new year by working together. On Tuesday, Ship.Cars, a leading automotive transportation technology company, announced a partnership with CarrierSoft, an automotive transportation software provider. According to a press release, CarrierSoft has integrated its Broker TMS platform, MegaBee, with Ship.Cars’s Market, allowing brokers to post […]

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Ship.Cars and CarrierSoft Announce Partnership to Integrate MegaBee, the Popular Transportation CRM with the Ship.Cars Platform

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois., January 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Ship.Cars, a leading automotive transportation technology companies, today announced a partnership with CarrierSoft, an automotive transportation software provider. CarrierSoft has integrated its Broker TMS platform, MegaBee, with Ship.Cars’s Market, allowing brokers to post loads directly from MegaBee to the load board, providing thousands of new loading […]

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Thundertruck, a super first cousin Tesla Cybertruck

It is almost impossible to avoid comparing thunder truck with the Tesla Cybertruck, especially in the raw exterior design. As they point out on their website, it was basically built from the platform’s architecture and equipped with cutting edge technology, adapting to any terrain or adventure. Thundertruck delivers extreme power, torque, handling and utilizes state-of-the-art […]

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Supply chain issues mean buying a car sometimes takes a plane ride

When Rachael Kasper started buying a new car in August, she had set her sights on a Ford Escape plug-in hybrid. The problem was, Ford didn’t make a lot of them this year due to a computer chip shortage that slowed automotive production around the world. Ms. Kasper first arrived empty in her home state […]

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The best and worst times of Christmas 2021 to travel to Joliet

JOLIET, IL – If you’re planning a Christmas vacation away from Joliet this year, you’re in good company. More than 109 million people in the United States plan to hit the road between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2, according to the year-end travel forecast recently released by the AAA. This is a 34% increase from […]

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More than 7 lakh car buyers in line to take delivery

NEW DELHI: If you’re one of those people who are eagerly awaiting delivery of their new car but still can’t get a confirmed date, don’t worry. You are one of over 7 lakh buyers struggling with a frustrating waiting period that lasts for months, and sometimes almost a year. The semiconductor shortage and sudden surge […]

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Uh-oh, the ex-president is getting smarter to subvert democracy

Hello. My name is Paul Thornton, and it is Saturday December 11, 2021. Look back at the week in Opinion. Normally I loath (and you should be too) to mention anything having to do with an election so many months or even years before the vote. Reports on horse racing analysis and theoretical confrontations frame […]

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Enterprise Car Rental donates $ 150,000 to Capital Area Food Bank

The Capital Region Food Bank received a six-figure donation from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation as part of the rental car agency’s mission to fight hunger. Company workers volunteer at the Capital Region Food Bank. (Courtesy of the company) The Capital Region Food Bank received a six-figure donation from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to help fight […]