Tag Archives: auto industry

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You Can Now Make Your Toyota Lease Payments by Driving for Uber

The new offering from Toyota and Uber is an innovative, new way to use income derived from the sharing economy

As ride-sharing services continue to disrupt the transportation industry, automakers have been left with little…

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Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

By Samara Lynn

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Doug E Fresh Headlined Opening Day at 2016 Chicago Auto Show

Beat-box master performed classic hits for audience

“The Original Human Beat Box” Doug E. Fresh will be performing during the opening day…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Google Driverless Car Prototype

Apple and Google Will Lead $600 Million Near-Future Car Market

The driverless and connected car industry is about to 'blow up'

Apple and Google are set to disrupt the car industry.

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General Motors Invests $500 Million in Lyft to Create Self-Driving Cars

Deal is estimated to be largest auto manufacturer investment in a car riding service

General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft to assist with creating self-driving cars and a…

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Automotive Industry Celebrates Diversity

The first Diversity Volume Leadership Awards are coming up in January

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) and IHS Automotive just announced the nominees…

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Recap: The Los Angeles Auto Show Introduces New Apps, Gadgets, and Driving Adventures

Car enthusiasts have much to look forward to in 2016

The 2015 Los Angeles Auto Showhas wrapped up and has left car enthusiasts with a…

By Aniesia Williams

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Report: Auto Industry Sees Record Sales

Experts attribute low gas prices and Black Friday as key drivers

November auto sales hit record numbers. New-car sales last month benefited from Black Friday deals,…

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Los Angeles Auto Show sign on Los Angeles convention center

LA Auto Show Set to Reveal the Latest Cars and Auto Technology

One of the nation's biggest auto showcases is back

The LA Auto Show, which produces several events surrounding the debuts and advancements in the…

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[WATCH] Science Snapshot: Patents Approved for Boeing’s Drone Submarine and Ford’s Autonomous Lounge Car

Take a look at how these technologies could change our world

New technological advances are being explored by Boeing and Ford. Check out the details on…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project Shifts Diversity Focus Into High Gear

Seeking commitment, access and accountability for ethnic minorities

The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project will hold its 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Honda to Pay $24 Million For Discriminatory Auto Loan Practices

Federal investigation found that borrowers of color paid higher interest rates than white borrowers

American Honda Finance Corp. must also put new measures in place to address discretionary auto…

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Our World With Black Enterprise Goes Behind the Careers of the Auto Industry’s Leading CEOs

Viewers also get insight on the hottest cars driving off the manufacturing lines this year

Our World with Black Enterprise sits down with some of the leading executives in today’s…

By Courtney Connley

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Girls Auto Clinic: Educating and Empowering Women, One Car At a Time

How Patrice Banks turned a frustrating, costly experience into a movement

Frustrated with the way women are treated at all touch points in the auto industry,…

By Courtney Herring

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RECAP: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Lexus Listening Lounge brings riveting performances to event

Artists Carl Thomas, Todd Kessler, and Andra Day and more for attendees at the 2015…

By Daron Pressley

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Google Hangout: What Does It Mean to Live ‘The Good Life’?

Black Enterprise, with Lexus, explores topic with industry leaders and celebs

Black Enterprise and Lexus explored ‘The Good Life’ at a VIP Google Hangout with influencers…

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

New promotions and staff additions from across the nation

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Hosts 2014 Global Automotive Summit

Event celebrate 15 years of advocating for diversity in the industry

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push hosts 15th annual Global Automotive Summit in Detroit.

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Delphi CEO Rodney O’Neal to Retire in March 2015

CFO Kevin Clark will take the helm

According to reports, Delphi Automotive Plc announced CEO Rodney O’Neal will retire from his post…

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By the Numbers: 10 Most Attractive Cars for Thieves

National Insurance Crime Bureau details top stolen vehicles by state

Pick up trucks top the list for the top stolen car based on a breakdown…

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