|Concours d'Elegance Announces 2013 Car Classes|
| 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
| Daimler-BYD Joint Venture's New All-Electric Vehicle DENZA unveiled at Auto China•DENZA production model world premiere at Auto China in Beijing.|
•DENZA combines Daimler's renowned tradition and engineering expertise as a worldwide leader in safety technology and quality excellence with BYD's leading battery technology.
•Hubertus Troska: 'We deliver the safest, most reliable, and most convenient electric vehicle to our Chinese customers – designed, engineered, and produced for China, in China'.
•Thomas Weber: 'The first complete vehicle that Daimler has developed to....
| KIA MOTORS CELEBRATES EARTH WEEK WITH CLEAN MOBILITY SHOWCASEAutomaker Donates Two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. |
◾Partnerships with The Ecology Center and Pacific Marine Mammal Center support Kia's diverse corporate sustainability practices, which include green manufacturing processes and emission-reducing technology
◾Improved aerodynamics and efficiency of the 2014 Optima Hybrid is latest evidence of Kia's commitment to provide technologically advanced vehicles that also reduce dependency on no....
| PRESCOTT HILL CLIMB – ANNUAL FRENCH MOTORING FESTIVAL• Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014|
The annual French invasion of 'La Vie en Bleu' (Life in Blue) makes a welcome return to Prescott Hill Climb on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014. This year sees many of its regular competitors plus some wonderful surprises including Amilcars, fresh from their UK rally, Voisins including the hill climber and Gerin, and a regular London to Brighton entrant - a Panhard Levassor with a 4 cylinder engine and tonneau body.
If those cars have w....
| VOLVO CAR GROUP AT THE 2014 BEIJING MOTOR SHOWVolvo Cars forecasts record sales of at least 80,000 cars in China in 2014|
China is poised to replace the US as Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) largest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars, up from 61,146 in 2013, highlighting the company's growing presence in the world's fastest growing automobile market. Sales in the US in 2014 are expected to increase in line with the broader market.
The emergence of China as Volvo Cars' leading market represents an important step tow....
| 2014 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance Increases Classes to 22Chrysler designs by Virgil Exner added|
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – April 17 , 2014 - The 22nd annual Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Sunday September 14 has increased the number of its classes from 20 to 22. The changes result from adding a class for Chryslers designed by Virgil Exner and dividing Post War American into two classes - 1957-1958 and 1959 to 1966.
The event will celebrate automotive innovation ....
| McQueen's Famous 1956 Jaguar Coming to Pinehurst ConcoursVILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 16, 2014) – A 1956 Jaguar XKSS owned by movie legend Steve McQueen, now housed at the world famous Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, will make the cross country trip from California to North Carolina and be displayed at the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance.|
McQueen, called 'The King of Cool,' became the highest paid movie star in the world in 1974 and starred in such movies at 'Bullitt,' 'The Great Escape' and 'Papillon.' McQueen, who was al....
| Sir Stirling Moss to be Featured Guest on Saturday of Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion• Legendary Driver to Participate in Q&A and Celebratory Parade Laps|
MONTEREY, Calif., April 15, 2014 — Arguably the greatest all-around racing driver of his time and a true icon of the motor racing world, Sir Stirling Moss will be the honored guest at the Picnic in the Park at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on Saturday, August 16. Historian Murray Smith will conduct the always engaging noontime session in the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca marketplace where fans may bring t....
|Mercedes-Benz do Brasil announces new Head of Procurement•Erodes Berbetz experienced expert in the automotive segment|
•Responsible for Procurement MB do Brasil and Daimler Latin America effective May
•Berbetz hold a leading position with Volvo Trucks before
Stuttgart / Sao Paulo - Mercedes-Benz do Brasil empowers its leadership team with a new head of procurement. With Erodes Berbetz (43), the company engaged an experienced purchasing expert with proven market knowledge in Brazil. Berbetz will follow Ricardo Vieira Santos (57), who is reti....