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Tamiya Wild One MAX: Re-release with a difference

May 1, 2021 Motoring No Comments

The Tamiya Wild One is making a comeback in 2022

Ask any child of the 1980s what names like the Hornet, Lunchbox, Sand Scorcher & Avante meant to them, and they will likely reminisce about the joys of building and …

Rolls-Royce Marks World Book Day With ‘Making A Legend’

May 1, 2021 Motoring No Comments

“When the authors approached us with their proposal for this book, we welcomed them with open arms. Simon and Harvey are both distinguished writers with great perceptiveness, integrity and enthusiasm.

American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people. “Discrimination of any kind runs counter to American’s mission of taking care of people on life’s journey. Equity and inclusion are core values critical to the success of our company, and laws that create unequal treatment are not only bad policy, but are also bad for business,” said Molly Wilkinson, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and PRIDE EBRG Executive Sponsor. “For decades, American has proudly stood with the LGBTQ community and will continue to advocate for full inclusion, equity and protection under the law, because all of our team members and customers deserve to feel welcome and safe.” In March, American joined Freedom for All Americans, a group of major U.S. companies opposed to legislation targeting transgendered youth in more than 30 states. The airline is also actively advocating for passage of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would provide the same basic protections for LGBTQ people provided to other protected groups under federal law. In February, the Equality Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and is under consideration in the U.S. Senate. In addition to advocating for LGBTQ rights, American is working to ensure all 50 states have laws against hate crimes on the books. American has joined with the business communities in South Carolina, Arkansas and Wyoming, three states in the U.S. that do not currently have laws against hate crimes, to advocate that each state’s legislature draft and pass legislation that explicitly and effectively prohibits crimes motivated by bias or prejudice. “The rise in hate crimes against the Asian community are a reminder that bias crimes and racism are not limited to one race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. The necessary work required to combat targeted attacks requires all of us not just to watch with heavy hearts, but to also act with commitment,” said Cedric Rockamore, American’s Vice President, Diversity Equity and Inclusion. “At American, caring for people is not limited to one ethnicity or origin, one gender or age. We are tasked with caring for all people of all walks of life.” American has long been an ally and advocate for LGBTQ rights, and has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for nearly two decades as a leader among U.S. companies when it comes to workplace policies and practices for LGBTQ team members. American was the first major U.S. airline to protect LGBTQ team members by including gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation in workplace nondiscrimination policies. American’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion American Airlines proudly celebrates the diversity of our team members and our customers, and we work hard to create an open, inclusive culture where people from all backgrounds feel welcome. Through American’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, we are doing the work we laid out in our commitment to examine our corporate values, evolve policies and improve access and opportunities for all. In August, American Airlines was named to the Diversity Best Practices 2020 Inclusion Index, which recognizes top companies and organizations engaging in effective practices of diversity and inclusion.

April 21, 2021 Motoring No Comments

Following the news that Toyota is set to unveil the concept version of the first model in its new battery electric vehicle (BEV) series, the Toyota bZ4X, in Shanghai and establish a full line-up of EVs to reduce CO2 emissions …

Iconic Holdens to Set to Break Records

April 15, 2021 Motoring No Comments

In what could be some of the lowest kilometre mid 80s Holden’s existing in Australia is a VL Walkinshaw and VN SS Group A that are going to auction expected to fetch over $1 million.

Efforts from all stakeholders strengthening electric vehicle ecosystem in India, says GlobalData

April 12, 2021 Motoring No Comments

Concentrated efforts from the government and other stakeholders will boost the supply and demand of electric vehicles (EVs) and subsequently drive the adoption of the EVs in India, says GlobalData, a leading research and analytics company.…

Bolt boosts safety with the launch of Ladies service in Bangkok

April 9, 2021 Motoring No Comments

Ride-hailing app Bolt launched its Bolt Ladies service that enables women passengers to request car rides from women drivers only, giving female passengers more peace of mind when travelling alone.…

Aidrivers announces its Autonomous Prime Movers development at global port leader, PSA Singapore

March 31, 2021 Motoring No Comments

London based Aidrivers is providing Ai enabled autonomous mobility innovation to PSA Singapore to retrofit trucks and cranes with autonomous drive technology.…

Rare Bob Jane Holden Torana For Auction

March 26, 2021 Motoring No Comments

A very rare and original L34 SLR 5000 TORANA is going up for auction this weekend being 1 of 6 only in its special order colour for Bob Jane Southern Motors.…

Wellness Travel Hits the Road with Lexus “Retreats in Motion”

March 15, 2021 Motoring No Comments

Lexus is elevating the American road trip. To meet the growing need for deeper, meaningful experiences that promote wellbeing, Lexus is putting travelers behind the wheel in its first-ever “Retreats in Motion” program. …

Right mix of strategies to support Hyundai’s rebound in China, says GlobalData

March 15, 2021 Motoring No Comments

Following the news that South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia target to increase China sales by 23% in 2021;…

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