A roundup of the week’s top automotive and transportation press releases from PR Newswire
NEW YORK, October 21, 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 transport industry stay up to date with the week’s newest and most popular publications, here’s a roundup of the not-to-be-missed stories from the week.
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Rolls-Royce Specter unveiled: the brand’s first all-electric car
Specter marks the start of full electrification of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Rolls-Royce has confirmed that its entire product portfolio will be fully electric by 2030.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection sets sail
Most cruises last between 7 and 10 nights, stopping at both intimate and typical ports of call, with no two voyages being alike, allowing guests to combine itineraries without repeating a destination. Depending on the season, Evrima visited the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Central Americaand South America.
Kodiak Robotics and IKEA Announce Collaboration for Autonomous Cargo Delivery in the US
The collaboration that began on August 8, 2022includes an autonomous Kodiak heavy-duty truck that transports IKEA products between the IKEA distribution center in Baytown, Texasand the IKEA store in Frisko, Texas.
Alef launches the Alef Flying Car, the first and only drivable flying car with vertical takeoff and landing that fits into today’s road infrastructure
Alef’s first flying car is available to consumers in advance October 19, 2022to the $300,000. The Alef “Model A” has a range of 200 miles and a flight range of 110 miles.
Toyota boosts the 2023 Corolla Hybrid with a brand new infrared edition, new grades and available all-wheel drive
Presenting a more powerful hybrid system and an available on-demand electronic all-wheel drive, the 2023 Corolla Hybrid also gets new safety and multimedia systems, an updated design and new paint colors.
Hertz partners with Palantir to drive operational excellence and improve customer experience
Hertz is using the Palantir Foundry operating system to create a platform that will help the company more efficiently manage and operate its fleet of nearly 500,000 vehicles, including tens of thousands of electric vehicles.
Expedia publishes top air travel hacks for US travelers ahead of the holiday season
Chuck ThackstonManaging Director of Data Science and Research at Airlines Reporting Corporation said, “Airlines have improved their performance while both capacity and passenger demand continue to increase. We’re also seeing business travelers returning to the skies after the surge in leisure travel in the first half of 2022.”
flyExclusive, one of the fastest growing providers of premium private jet charter experiences, has entered into a business combination agreement with EG Acquisition Corp. publicly traded
The proceeds will enable flyExclusive to continue its growth, better serve customers and execute on its strategic plan to become the country’s first fully vertically integrated private airline.
Honda Aircraft Company introduces newest aircraft – the HondaJet Elite II
With an extended range of 1,547nm, the Elite II now extends HondaJet’s range to more destinations while maintaining its position as the most fuel-efficient aircraft in its class. The addition of ground spoilers completes the performance upgrades and optimizes takeoff and landing field performance.
bp invests in the free public transport company Freebee
Freebee’s free rides are funded by local governments as part of the community’s public transportation networks, and also by private entities such as corporate business parks, hotels and resorts, and university campuses.
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