Concours d'Elegance Announces 2013 Car Classes
2014 B-Class Electric Drive Mercedes-Benz
2013 Malibu Chevrolet
2013 Malibu ECO Chevrolet
2013 C4 Picasso Citroen
2013 SP:01 Detroit Electric
2013 Viper GTS Launch Edition Dodge
2013 MP4-12C SPIDER McLaren
2013 SLS AMG Electric Drive Mercedes-Benz
2013 Leaf Taxi Nissan
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| Concours Car Selection Chair, Brian Joseph has announced the 2013 featured classes:
• London to Brighton Pre-1905
• Auburn/Cord: The One Offs
• Detroit Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Cadillac, Chrysler, Lincoln & Packard
• Indianapolis Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Duesenberg, Marmon & Stutz
• Motorcycles: Bobbers
| STARS, STRIPES AND VICTORY FOR 'THE AMELIA'S' AUSTIN KIMBERLY IN BRITISH ROAD RACING CHAMPIOSNHIPAmerican teenager Austin Kimberly scored his first victory in the 2013 Avon Tyres National FF1600 Championship season at the 2.1 mile Anglesey road racing circuit in Wales (UK) last weekend (May 12). After qualifying third, the young American racer led every lap of the 25.1 mile championship race for 1600cc Formula Ford racers. |
A go-kart racer since the age of nine, Austin opened the British Racing Sports Car Club's 2013 national Formula Ford Championship season with two podium appearances....
|Spectacular 1936 Delahaye Type 135 Competition Court Coupe and 1969 Ford GT40 MKI take Best in Show at the Concours d'Elegance of TexasHouston, Texas. May 17, 2013. Last weekend, the award winning La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery, Texas, played host to the biggest celebration of vintage motoring in Texas, welcoming thousands of visitors through its doors for The Houston Classic Weekend and 2nd annual Concours d'Elegance of Texas. The weekend got off to a high-octane start when Concours participants took to the open road on the Texas Tour d'Elegance, led by Richard Rawlings of Fast N' Loud fame, in a newly re-s....|
|Tesla Motors Announces Offerings Of Common Stock And Convertible Senior NotesPalo Alto, CA – May 15, 2013 — Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today offerings of 2,703,027 shares of common stock and $450 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 in concurrent underwritten registered public offerings. In addition, Tesla has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 405,454 shares of common stock and $67.5 million in aggregate principal amount of the notes.|
In addition, Elon Musk, Tesla's Chief....
|NISSAN PATHFINDER AND ALTIMA NAMED TO KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S 10 BEST FAMILY CARS LISTNASHVILLE, Tenn. – The reinvented 2013 Nissan Pathfinder was named to the top spot on the list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2013 from Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com today. The 2013 Nissan Altima also made this year's cut of KBB.com's top family-friendly vehicles. Each year, editors at Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, develop their list of the 10 Best Family Cars based on characteristics that cater to unique family specifications and situations. ....|
|BMW GROUP SETS COURSE FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTUREFurther investment in new technologies and markets|
BMW Group reaffirms targets for full year 2013
Munich. The BMW Group is paving the way for continued success in the future with a high level of expenditure on new technologies and models and investments in its production network. 'In this way, we are preparing for the company's next phase of growth and making the BMW Group more competitive for the future. Anyone who wishes to shape the mobility of tomorrow must make the necessary in....
| Pinehurst Concours Economic Impact Approaches $2 MillionVILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 13, 2013) – The inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance and the events surrounding the vintage auto showcase attracted more than 5,000 fans, and its economic impact approached $2 million despite unseasonably cool temperatures the first weekend of May, officials said.|
'Having an event the caliber of a Concours in Moore County is significant, especially as it grows in recognition and importance in the Southeast,' said Caleb Miles, president and CEO of the Pinehur....
|Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Earns Top Overall Test ScoreModel S delivers the performance of a sports car, versatility of a wagon and better energy- efficiency than the best hybrids|
YONKERS, N.Y., May 9, 2013 - The Tesla Model S, an all-electric luxury sports car, has earned the highest score in Consumer Reports' ratings: a 99 out of 100.
The $89,650 EV, built by a small automaker in Palo Alto, California, performed better, or just as well overall, as any other vehicle—of any kind—ever tested by Consumer Reports.
'The Tesla Mode....
|Tesla Hires Aston Martin'S Vehicle Engineering LeaderMonday, May 6, 2013|
PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Tesla has hired Aston Martin's Chief Engineer of Vehicle Engineering, Chris Porritt, to be its Vice President of Vehicle Engineering. Chris is a world-class leader and automotive engineer who established Aston Martin's Vehicle Engineering team from the ground up and used his innovative approach as Chief Engineer for Aston Martin's One-77 supercar. The One-77 was best known for its advanced structural design combined with cutting edge active suspe....