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Ford, VW Expand Global Collaboration

July 18th, 2019 by

Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG announced they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles—and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the U.S. and Europe.

Hyundai Files Trademark Violation Complaint Against AutoParts Companies

July 18th, 2019 by

Hyundai Files Trademark Violation Complaint Against AutoParts Companies Earlier this month, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) instituted an investigation following a complaint filed by Hyundai Motor Company. The complaint alleges U.S. trademark infringement of certain auto service and collision parts and components. The complaint requests that USITC issue a cease and desist order.

Senator Jeff Merkley Launches Vehicle Data Inquiry

July 18th, 2019 by

  Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has expressed his concerns over the collection, ownership and use of vehicle data. Citing Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey’s recent New York Times op-ed, Your Car Knows When You Gain Weight , Merkley remarked, “Given that a modern car is reportedly capable of collecting this consumer data at a rate of […]

The Triangle IGONC Hosts Ballgame

July 18th, 2019 by

On July 12th the IGONC Triangle Chapter hosted a ballgame at the Durham Bulls stadium. Paul Morro coordinated the very successful event. Factory Motor Parts, Advance/CARQUEST and Jasper Engines & Transmissions all co-sponsored the event that drew 111 attendees. Durham Bulls mascot Wooly Bully stopped by the IGO party area for pictures and fist bumps. […]

August Chapter Meetings

July 16th, 2019 by

Four exciting meetings are scheduled in August for members & non-members. On August 6th Gear Wrench will host an event at Triangle Car Care in Raleigh to showcase all of their new tools. On August 1st Tricia Sauls with IGONC will be the guest speaker at the Jacksonville Chapter meeting. Tricia will discuss how to […]