Tuesday, April 4th, 2017


WATCH: Autonomous vehicles discussed at 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). Much of the discussion dealt with autonomous vehicles–ones that can drive themselves. In this video, watch for interviews with Ford’s Ken Washington, Hewlett-Packard’s Nigel Upton and Jeffery Sankey from the Transportation Research Center. You’ll also hear a snippet from Pete Tseronis’ speech titled “Self-Driving Cars: The Result of Secure Transformative Innovation.”  

Little Caesars Pizza® to Give America Free Lunch if Chase Elliott Wins at Bristol

TweetDETROIT  — With the racing season in full swing, Little Caesars is offering America a free lunch if fan favorite driver Chase Elliott claims a victory in Bristol, Tennessee, on April 23. If Elliott wins the April 23 race, Little Caesars will give away one free $5 HOT-N-READY®  Lunch Combo, featuring a 20 oz. Pepsi product to every customer who comes into a participating store and mentions this offer at the check-out counter, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (local time) on April 26, in accordance with the offer terms. “WeRead More

6th annual ‘Roar in the Shore’ Set for Wednesday in Long Beach

TweetLONG BEACH, Calif. – The 6th annual “Roar in the Shore” fan festival in the Belmont Shore area will take place Wednesday, April 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., a preview of the April 7-9 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Free to the public, the event will be centered on Second Street, between Covina and Corona avenues. The Belmont Shore Business Association (BSBA) is presenting Roar in the Shore in partnership with the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach and Legends Restaurant & Sports Bar. Fans will beRead More

Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What Japanese video game series is named after a John Lennon song? What actress was nominated for her first Oscar at age 84, for her role in the film Nebraska? What annual celebration features the Samba Parade, full of colorful, sequined costumes and feathered headdresses? What constitutes the athletic feat known as the Serena Slam? According to newspapers, if someone is shotRead More