Day: May 4, 2020

Drivers Looking to Get Their Kia Vehicle Thoroughly Cleaned are Invited to the Lehighton Kia Service Center

A family riding in a vehicle

Drivers and passengers can enjoy a clean Kia vehicle when they visit the Lehighton Kia service center.

Drivers have become more particular than ever before when it comes to cleaning the interior of their Kia vehicle. Not cleaning the interior of a vehicle allows for dust to build up, which can downgrade the performance of air vents and other components. It can also allow for stains to break down materials like leather quicker than normal. Of course, there is also always a concern over germs and bacteria.

At Lehighton Kia, the in-house service center’s technicians offer cleaning and sanitation services on Kia vehicles. Thanks to their knowledge and experience, they can clean and sanitize difficult-to-reach areas while using effective, yet gentle cleaning solutions recommended by Kia.

While cleaning each Kia vehicle brought in, the technicians can do a thorough inspection of

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Pre & Post COVID-19 Market Estimates- Automotive Films Market 2019-2023 | Use of Automotive Films to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the automotive films market and it is poised to grow by USD 1.43 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19. Please Request Latest Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impact

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. 3M Co., Arlon Graphics LLC, Avery Dennison Corp., Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, Eastman Chemical Co., HEXIS SA, Johnson Window Films Inc., LINTEC Corp., NEXFIL Ltd., and Rayno Window Film are some of the major market participants. The use of automotive films will offer immense growth opportunities. To make the most of the opportunities, market vendors should focus more

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Are masks becoming political statements?

SALT LAKE CITY — Earlier this week, the bicycle I ride for exercise each day after the daily grind in my basement office needed a minor repair.

A sign on the door of the shop told me to wait outside. Only 10 people were allowed inside at a time. After a while, a young woman opened the door and invited me in.

She was not wearing a mask. Neither was anyone inside. I did, however, sense a conscious effort by myself and others to keep at a distance from each other.

So, are we ready for the next phase in this pandemic — the “stabilization phase” the governor wants to usher in with the month of May? Are we ready, in other words, for restaurants, hair salons and other businesses that naturally result in close personal contact to reopen under strict guidelines?

One rule for this new phase is to

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2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky

Police: 2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky


Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky on Wednesday.Police responded to the crash at KY-18 near the intersection of Ewing Boulevard in Florence, Kentucky, around 6:18 p.m.According to the Florence Police Department, after investigating, police learned Brian Smith, 43, of Union, Kentucky, was driving his Lexus SUV westbound on KY-18. For unknown reasons, the SUV crossed into eastbound traffic hitting a Chevrolet Equinox SUV, which was occupied by a driver and a passenger.All three people involved in the crash were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. According to police, Smith died at the hospital. The passenger of the Chevrolet Equinox, Mary Ann Smith, 70, of Burlington, Kentucky, also died at the hospital from her injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox remains at the hospital for

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Automotive Stocks Gear Up To Fight COVID-19

Major automotive and auto component manufacturers have seen their stock prices decline by an average of over -30% year-to-date, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While General Motors stock is down by about -41% year-to-date, Ford is down by -47%. However, Tesla has bucked the trend, rising 68%. The health crisis has meant people really don’t need to drive much right now, and not many are buying new cars either. Irrespective of what local and country governments prescribe or guide, we don’t believe this is likely to change in a hurry. Discretionary spending is likely to drop as the economy slips into a recession, impacting auto sales.

Though steep declines have happened, more pain and declines are possible in the coming weeks as

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Volvo’s Trevor Hettesheimer talks about how COVID-19 has changed automotive business

30-second summary:

  • ClickZ and SEW hosted a virtual briefing, The Impact of COVID-19 on the Automotive Industry & Marketing with Trevor Hettesheimer, Manager, KPI’s, Analytics, Search & Planning at Volvo.
  • There has been a sharp drop in automotive sales compared to the 2020 forecast in January, which predicted 16.8 million in total sales and 13.4 million in retail sales.
  • As a result of nationwide shutdowns combined with an oil price war, automotive industry sales were down 41% in March 2020 compared with the previous year.
  • To help mitigate the impact on its business, Volvo took inventory of their U.S. dealerships and assessed who could remain open for sales and service.
  • They then assessed what dealers could do business online and brainstormed ways they could safely deliver cars or allow consumers in lockdown to have their cars serviced.
  • Hettesheimer noted that the most significant drop in sales would likely be April
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Sierra Club organizer David Alicea charging his EV

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