Gov’t support aids automobile industry

The domestic automobile industry was forecast to thrive, given the Government’s supports in tax policies for imported automobile components coupled with the increasing income of citizens.

Cars produced at a plant of Ford Vietnam in Hai Duong Province. The domestic car industry was benefiting from the Government’s support policies. — VNA/VNS Photo Tran Viet

According to a report by the Viet Dragon Securities Corporation (VDSC), the domestic automobile industry was benefiting from three policies.

The first was a 50 per cent reduction in registration fees for domestically-produced or assembled vehicles in effect from June 28 to the end of this year.

The second policy was a decree allowing automakers who met the requirements of outputs to enjoy zero import tariffs for automobile components which could not have been produced domestically, cutting production costs by 2-2.5 per cent.

The last policy was the extension of the deadline for the payment of

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Nonprofit SOF Support presents online auction to benefit warriors and families of Special Operations Forces

SOF Support, the nonprofit foundation that offers support to the Special Operations Forces of the U.S. military, will mark the 19th anniversary of the beginning of military operations in Afghanistan when it launches an exclusive online auction Wednesday, Oct. 7, featuring one-of-a-kind travel, memorabilia and experiential opportunities.

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The SOF Support auction will begin at 7 a.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 7 and will close at 11 p.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The complete list of available auction items is available by visiting https://sofsupport.org/shop/.

SOF Support’s largest event and biggest fundraiser, the annual Del Mar Country Club Golf Tournament and Dinner-Gala, was canceled this year due to the coronavirus, and the auction will provide a meaningful and fun way to connect virtually with the foundation’s most ardent supporters, a news release stated.

“It’s almost unfathomable to think that our Special Operations Forces have been laying their lives on

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Washington Voters Support Full Transition to Electric Cars by 2030

Washington Voters Support Full Transition to Electric Cars by 2030

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SEATTLE, Oct. 7, 2020

SEATTLE, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new poll from Yale University, George Mason University and Climate Nexus, and commissioned by the nonprofit Coltura, finds 59 percent of Washington voters support a policy requiring new cars in Washington state to be electric starting in 2030.

By a margin of more than 12-to-1, voters believe ending the sale of new gas-powered vehicles in 2030 would have a positive effect on climate change (75% to 6%) and would benefit the health of people in the state (73% to 5%). 

“Requiring that new vehicles be electric by 2030 will result in sharp reductions of carbon emissions and air pollution, and put Washington state on the road to powering its vehicles with cheap, clean, renewable electricity produced in Washington,” said Matthew Metz, co-executive director

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Red Gold Announces Event to Support Families of Fallen Veterans and Showcase Launch of New All-American Products

“An All-American Evening under the Stars” Event to Support Families of Fallen Veterans and Showcase Launch of New All-American Products To Further Support the Cause

INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) October 01, 2020

Guests from across the nation will join together at the 33-acre Lucas Estate in Carmel, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis, on Saturday, October 3rd to celebrate “An All-American Evening Under the Stars” fundraising event with country music superstar John Rich, Indiana performing favorites Hunter & Girton, and special guest speaker Rocky Sickmann, POW and USMC Veteran — sponsored by Red Gold, Folds of Honor and Budweiser.

On behalf of the Folds of Honor organization, the evening’s featured speaker, Rocky Sickmann, will tell the harrowing story of his experience of when he was taken captive by Iranian militants in 1979 and held hostage for 444 days during what became known around the world as the “Iran Hostage Crisis”. Sickmann is also

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KBB boosts effort to help vehicle owners support charity





IRVINE, Calif. – 

Since Kelley Blue Book partnered with Charitable Adult Rides & Services, or CARS, in 2017, visitors to KBB.com have helped raise $2.5 million for 945 different non-profits.

That includes St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which has so far received nearly $1 million in total revenue through KBB.com.

Now, Kelley Blue Book is expanding on its commitment to help owners gift their vehicle for a good cause through CARS, a non-profit organization that manages vehicle donation programs for North American and Canadian nonprofits and public media stations.

Car owners with a vehicle past its prime and an interest in contributing to a charitable cause can get help from Kelley Blue Book to do that.

Consumers visiting KBB.com can choose to donate almost any vehicle to a nonprofit, and Kelley Blue Book through Sept. 30 will donate

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Mortgage Industry Companies Rally to Support Military Veterans

Continuing a tradition of support for military families, the Veterans Financial Services Advisory Council (VFSAC) is hosting an online charity auction through October 5.

With items on the block ranging from school supplies to signed Joan Jett records and even a Walt Disney World Day pack, proceeds from the auction will benefit military veterans and their families.

To participate and bid, you can text “VFSAC2” to 76278 or click here for more information.

Edmond Buckley, Brand Ambassador for Aspen Grove Solutions and COO of VFSAC, told DS News that the auction is the first of four corporate social responsibility events the group has planned to support military veteran families in upcoming months. Other initiatives include crowdfunding, home donations, and “hands-on neighborhood assistance.”

“Through the combination of our events, we aim to raise in excess of $1 million by this time next year,” Buckley said. “We need the industry to support

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Online Auction Unites Mortgage Companies to Support Veterans

Ginnie Mae Veteran lending policyContinuing a tradition of support for military families, the Veterans Financial Services Advisory Council (VFSAC) is hosting an online charity auction through October 5.

With items on the block ranging from school supplies to signed Joan Jett records and even a Walt Disney World Day pack, proceeds from the auction will benefit military veterans and their families.

To participate and bid, you can text “VFSAC2” to 76278 or click here for more information.

Edmond Buckley, Brand Ambassador for Aspen Grove Solutions and COO of VFSAC, told DS News that the auction is the first of four corporate social responsibility events the group has planned to support military veteran families in upcoming months. Other initiatives include crowdfunding, home donations, and “hands-on neighborhood assistance.”

“Through the combination of our events, we aim to raise in excess of $1 million by this time next year,” Buckley said. “We need the industry to support

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Major Microsoft App Updated with Android Auto Support

After launching its very first Android device earlier this month, Microsoft is now fully committed to Google’s operating system, so the company wants to provide a fully-featured experience to its users even if they’re not running Windows.
As a result, the Redmond-based software giant is trying to bring all of its apps exactly where its users currently are, and this means Microsoft is focusing not only on PCs and mobile devices but also on the experience behind the wheel.

Microsoft has recently updated Skype with support for Android Auto, thus bringing its famous messaging app right in the car.

With over 1 billion downloads from the Google Play Store, Skype is currently one of the most popular voice calling and messaging solutions out there, and it’s available on the majority of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, iPhone, and Android. And starting this week, it’s on Android Auto too.

In case

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Chase Elliott to Run Special ‘Give A Hoot’ Paint Scheme in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Chase Elliott to Run Special 'Give A Hoot' Paint Scheme in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

No. 9 Hooters Chevrolet Camaro XL1 1LE Painted Pink for Upcoming Race

Chase Elliott to Run Special 'Give A Hoot' Paint Scheme in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness MonthAtlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  With Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up in October, Hooters is showing its support along with Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 Hooters Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Hendrick Motorsports. Elliott’s car will undergo a transformation in October, featuring a new, black and pink Night Owl scheme to raise awareness for breast cancer research. Fans can check out the pink Night Owl car during the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway on October 25 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The Texas 500 is just one race making up the Round of 8 in the quest toward the NASCAR Cup Series Championship.

Everyone can join Hooters in the fight against breast cancer and #GiveAHoot by purchasing specially produced pink No. 9 merchandise starting Sept. 23 at Hooters.com and the Chase

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