September 18, 2021
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Exotic sports car parade revs up Naperville boy’s 7th birthday

The raucous sounds of sports car engines revving, exhausts popping and police sirens wailing along Whispering Hills Drive in Naperville was music to Heather Campbell’s ears Saturday.

She and her husband, Andy Campbell, welcomed the cacophony that announced the arrival of a special exotic cars parade celebrating their son Harrison’s seventh birthday.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

“All my son wanted for his birthday was to see a Lamborghini,” Heather said. “Never in a million years could I have imagined this.

“I’m so grateful and humble and blessed for the kindness. I’m so overwhelmed.”

After a week of social media sleuthing, hitting the pavement and several phone calls, Heather Campbell connected with Lamborghini owners Tanya Chavez and Jeff Mayeri of south Naperville and got leads on a few other owners of the Italian sports car.

“The best part of owning the car — even more than just driving it — is the smile this car

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Carvana Revs up Car Buying in the Motor City with Country’s Newest Car Vending Machine

Leading Auto Retailer Carvana Opens 26th Car Vending Machine in the U.S.

Today Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, launched its newest Car Vending Machine in Detroit. The brick and glass structure stands eight stories tall with a 27-vehicle capacity, offering car buyers in the area an entirely New Way To Buy A Car®. In as little as five minutes, customers can shop an inventory of more than 20,000 vehicles, finance, purchase, trade in, and schedule as-soon-as-next-day pick up at the new Detroit Car Vending Machine. Area customers may also choose touchless home delivery.

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Carvana has launched its newest Car Vending Machine in Detroit. The brick and glass structure stands eight stories tall with a 27-vehicle capacity, offering car buyers in Motor City an entirely New Way To Buy A Car®. (Photo:

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BlackBerry Turns a Corner as the Automotive Market Revs Up Again

BlackBerry‘s (NYSE: BB) stock recently rallied after its second-quarter results beat Wall Street’s expectations. The software and services company’s revenue rose 6% year-over-year to $259 million. On an adjusted basis, which includes deferred revenue, its revenue rose 2% to $266 million, beating estimates by $26 million.

Its net loss narrowed from $44 million to $23 million. On a non-GAAP basis, which excludes stock-based compensation and other one-time expenses, its net income jumped from $1 million to $62 million, or $0.11 per share — which surpassed expectations by nine cents.

An artist's depiction of a connected car.

Image source: Getty Images.

BlackBerry’s headline numbers marked a strong rebound from the first quarter, which had broken its five-quarter streak of adjusted revenue growth with a 20% decline. Its growth was supported by stay-at-home trends and a recovery in the automotive market, which was broadly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Its software and services business is still declining

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