Columbus McKinnon Increases Quarterly Dividend 17% to $0.07 per Share

BUFFALO, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCO), a leading designer and manufacturer of intelligent motion solutions for material handling, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to the Company’s regular quarterly dividend to $0.07 per common share, a $0.01 per common share increase from its previous quarterly dividend rate of $0.06. […]

Piedmont Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Piedmont Lithium Inc. (“Piedmont” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:PLL; ASX:PLL) today announced that it plans to conduct a public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of 1.5 million shares (“shares”) of its common stock (“Public Offering”). Piedmont intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the Company’s share of the […]

Luminar Acquiring Freedom Photonics, Leader in High-Performance Laser Chips

Luminar Now Vertically Integrated Across Core Lidar Components ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$lazr–Luminar (Nasdaq: LAZR), a leading global automotive technology company, today announced it is acquiring high-performance laser manufacturer Freedom Photonics. This transaction follows a multi-year collaboration and brings fundamental next-generation chip-scale laser technology, IP, and production expertise in-house for Luminar lidar systems. Luminar is vertically integrating […]

Kiersten Robinson Selected for Ford Blue Operating Position; Jennifer Waldo, Christopher Smith Join as New Ford Leaders

Robinson, Ford’s top HR executive, tapped for key global role leading Ford Blue’s Family Vehicles division, as well as the company’s businesses in Mexico and Canada Waldo joining from Apple as chief people and employee experiences officer to foster high-performance culture, scale talent and organizational capability in technology, innovation Smith to lead Government Affairs team, […]

AEye’s Luis Dussan Named a 2022 Self-Driving Power Player by Business Insider

Company founder and CTO recognized for helping lead the automotive industry in accelerating creation of software-defined vehicles DUBLIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$LIDR #automotive—AEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIDR), the global leader in adaptive, high-performance lidar solutions, today announced that CTO and founder Luis Dussan has been named one of Business Insider’s Self-Driving Power Players of 2022. The annual list […]

Protective Life to Acquire Leading Automotive Finance & Insurance Provider AUL, Adding Complementary Portfolio to Asset Protection Division

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Protective Life Corporation, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dai‑ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750), announced today that its principal subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company (“Protective Life”), has entered into an agreement to acquire leading automotive finance and insurance provider AUL Corp. “With a national footprint of agents and dealers, an experienced team in […]

Subaru Certifies New Upstart Auto Retail Build & Price Product To Create Sales Opportunities For Retailers Faced With Vehicle Inventory Shortages

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Upstart (NASDAQ: UPST), a leading artificial intelligence (AI) lending platform, today announced it is now certified as the first partner in the new ‘Build and Price’ category in the Subaru Certified Digital Tools Program. Upstart Auto Retail’s Build & Price product was developed to help turn inventory challenges into opportunities for more […]

Myers Industries Announces Price Increases

AKRON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE), a manufacturer of polymer products and distributor for the tire, wheel, and under-vehicle service industry, today announced that the Company is implementing price increases effective April 18, 2022 across most of the Company’s portfolio of products in the Material Handling Segment, including those sold by Akro-Mils, Ameri-Kart, Buckhorn, […]

IAA Announces a New Auction Center in Ghana

Global Market Alliance network will assist buyers in West Africa WESTCHESTER, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers, announces a new market alliance agreement with Boacon Autos in the country of Ghana. A new IAA Auction Center there will complement the existing location in Lagos, Nigeria. Staff […]

Helbiz Media Signs Agreement with MLB to Stream Next Three Seasons on Helbiz Live

The upcoming MLB seasons will be available to broadcast on Helbiz Live throughout Italy NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Helbiz—Helbiz Inc. (NASDAQ: HLBZ), a global leader in micro-mobility and the first in its industry to be publicly listed on the Nasdaq, today announced an agreement between Helbiz Media, the company’s media arm and streaming entertainment service, and Major […]