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Aisin World Corp. of America (AWA) is the North American sales center of the Aisin Group, a $31 billion company headed by Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. with corporate offices in Kariya City, Aichi, Japan. The Aisin Group is a worldwide, Tier One supplier of automotive components and systems and supports OEMs around the world in the manufacture of brakes, transmissions, navigation systems, drivetrain, chassis, body, engine-related parts, electronics and intelligent transportation systems. Globally, Aisin has 180 consolidated companies and employs 80,000 people. In the Americas, Aisin Group companies include 12,700 employees, 28 manufacturing, sales, and R & D centers, including Aisin Technical Center of America located with AWA in their combined, new North American Headquarters in Northville, Mich., and FT-Techno of America, the company's 950-acre test track and proving ground in Fowlerville, Mich. Currently, Aisin is ranked 5th in the world and 11th in North America in Automotive News’ listing of the largest Tier One suppliers. Visit


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Ally Financial Inc.
Ally Financial Inc. is a leading automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise. Ally's automotive services business offers a full suite of financing products and services, including new and used vehicle inventory and consumer financing, leasing, inventory insurance, commercial loans and vehicle remarketing services. For more information, visit and follow us on or


Logo Autotrader, The Ultimate Automotive Marketplace®, is the internet's leading provider of new and used car listings and consumer automotive information. We aggregate in a single location over 3.4 million new, used and certified pre-owned cars from over 25,000 auto dealers and nearly 400,000 private sellers and are the leading online resource for auto dealers, individuals and manufacturers to advertise and market their vehicles to in-market shoppers.


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Microsoft/MSN Autos
MSN Autos is the easy-to-use, comprehensive, online automotive resource for researching, buying and owning cars. More than 6 million people visit MSN Autos each month, making it one of the most popular car research sites on the Web. MSN Autos features detailed information on approximately 10,000 new and used models, giving consumers the ability to research and compare vehicles of virtually every make and model. The helpful Decision Guide tool allows users to find cars based on their lifestyle needs or specific car must-haves if they don't already have a specific make and model in mind. Expert reviewers report on the newest models, while more than 600,000 consumer-generated reviews provide real-world perspective on thousands of vehicles. In addition, the site includes more than three million used-car listings, along with valuable insight into emerging technologies/trends and timely auto-related event coverage. With its broad range of features and services, MSN Autos continues to be one of the Web's leading automotive destinations for comprehensive vehicle information, useful tools and valuable industry insight. See


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Great music discovery is effortless and free with Pandora. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, genres or composers and Pandora will do the rest. It's easy to create personalized stations that play only music you'll love. Tap into an entire world of music, including almost a century of popular recordings – new and old, well known and obscure. Create up to 100 personalized radio stations with your free account. Not sure where to start? Explore hundreds of music and comedy genre stations.


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Panasonic Automotive
Based in Peachtree City, Georgia, and with Detroit-area operations located in Farmington Hills, Mich., Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America is a division company of Secaucus, New Jersey-based Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. (NYSE: PC) of Osaka, Japan, one of the world's leading developers and producers of innovative digital and other electronic products for consumer, business and industrial use. Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America also acts as the North American operating company of Panasonic¹s Automotive Systems Company of Japan, which coordinates global automotive industry systems and components operations. For more information on Panasonic Automotive, please visit:


PR Newswire

PR Newswire
PR Newswire serves as the Official Newswire Service of NAIAS and is the authoritative source of news and information for leading global media organizations. The world’s largest news network, PR Newswire distributes to more than 200,000 media points and 8,000 Websites, offering the most ways to reach an audience online and off. Since pioneering the industry 60 years ago, PR Newswire has supported thousands of the world’s leading organizations and has won more than 20 awards for serving customers with industry-leading professionalism and innovation. Learn more at


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Schaeffler is a world-renowned supplier of precision automotive components for engines, transmissions and chassis applications, as well as a leading manufacturer of rolling bearings and linear products.

With our INA, FAG, and LuK brands, we put all of our skills and expertise into products which we believe provide solutions to the central automotive engineering challenges: reducing fuel consumption and emissions, improving active and passive safety systems, as well as delivering greater driving comfort. As a reliable systems partner, Schaeffler possesses all of the key competencies necessary to meet these challenges. Together with our customers, we are hard at work developing tomorrow's solutions - today.

To serve the North American automotive market, Schaeffler operates a 78,000-square-foot North American Automotive Tech Center in Troy, MI. This facility employs 175 engineers and technicians and houses a 30,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art test lab. Schaeffler's North American headquarter is located in Fort Mill, S.C., with manufacturing facilities in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio, Canada and Mexico. For more information, please visit


Cars -logo _126x 54 is an award-winning online destination for car shoppers that offers information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. offers thousands of new and used vehicle listings, consumer reviews, side-by-side comparison tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and many other tools to take the drama out of car shopping. puts millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make confident buying decisions. Based in Chicago and launched in June 1998, is a division of Classified Ventures LLC, which is owned by leading media companies, including A.H. Belo (NYSE: AHC), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Company and The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).