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MECUM EXCEEDS $86 MILLION AT KISSIMMEE 2017  MECUM EXCEEDS $86 MILLION AT KISSIMMEE 2017

More Than 4,000 Lots Sold Throughout 10-day Auction

WALWORTH, Wis. – Jan. 20, 2016 – Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world's largest collector-car auction held Jan. 6-15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, achieved more than $86 million in total sales. Of the nearly 2,700 vehicles to cross the auction block throughout the 10-day auction, a total of 1,981 vehicles were sold, accounting for a 75-percent sell-through rate, an astonishing accomplishment for a reserve-based....
Gurney's Eagles Land At The Petersen Museum  Gurney's Eagles Land At The Petersen Museum

Starting Saturday, January 28th, 2017, the Petersen Automotive Museum will host an unprecedented collection of Dan Gurney/AAR Eagle race cars and memorabilia including, the 1967 Gurney Eagle Weslake, the 1999 Gurney Eagle Indy car and the famous Moet Champagne Bottle sprayed by Gurney after winning the 1967 Le Mans race.

Los Angeles, Calif. (January, 2017) - The Petersen Automotive Museum will unveil its newest exhibition of racing cars, titled 'The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney's All....
A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro  A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro

UK Product Communications – Milton Keynes, January 20 2017

All-new Q5 mid-size SUV is the recipient of the eight millionth quattro drivetrain in Audi series production history
◾Milestone Q5 rolls off the production line at new plant in Mexico
◾quattro with ultra technology is latest development step
◾Great success in motorsport as well as on the road

Audi is quattro and quattro is Audi – the famous all-wheel-drive system has been a defining feature of the Vorsprung durch Technik ....
Revology announces pricing for all-new 1967 Shelby GT500  Revology announces pricing for all-new 1967 Shelby GT500

January 19, 2017 Orlando, FL – On the heels of the SEMA reveal of its brand new, reproduction 1966 Shelby GT350, Revology Cars, the Florida-based specialty automobile manufacturer, is going into production with a 1967 Shelby GT500.

The 1967 Shelby GT500 is one of the most highly sought after Shelby models. With its reproduction Shelby GT500, Revology will follow its proven formula. 'Our cars feature modern technology to improve performance, reliability, durability, fuel economy, safe....
Mecum To Debut Los Angeles Collector-Car Auction, Feb. 17-18  Mecum To Debut Los Angeles Collector-Car Auction, Feb. 17-18

• Fairplex to Host World's Largest Collector-Car Auction Company


Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 19, 2017 – Mecum Auctions, the world's largest collector-car auction company, will join the long and historic list of car-related events at the Fairplex, Feb. 17-18, with an estimated 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block.

The selection of consignments for Mecum Los Angeles 2017 will showcase the variety of offerings Mecu....
DODGE RESURRECTS THE DEMON: TEASER VIDEO NO. 2 – 'REDUCTION'  DODGE RESURRECTS THE DEMON: TEASER VIDEO NO. 2 – 'REDUCTION'

◾'Reduction,' the second video in Dodge Demon pre-reveal teaser campaign, launches today
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo – the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – to be unveiled during 2017 New York International Auto Show week
◾Fans can check out www.ifyouknowyouknow.com website for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to its reveal
◾Use hashtag #DodgeDemon to be a part of the next chapter in the Dodge performance story

January 19, 2017 , Auburn Hills, ....
L.A.'S CLASSIC AUTO SHOW TO SHOWCASE OVER 137 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF HISTORY'S FINEST AND RAREST CLASSIC CARS  L.A.'S CLASSIC AUTO SHOW TO SHOWCASE OVER 137 MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF HISTORY'S FINEST AND RAREST CLASSIC CARS

L.A.'s Classic Auto Show to Showcase Over 137 Million Dollars Worth of Automotive History's Finest and Rarest Classic Cars On January 27-29 2017

The Los Angeles Classic Auto Show to feature Automotive Celebrities and more than 600 Cars from Private Collections and Car Clubs

(Los Angeles, CA) – The Classic Auto Show, presented by Autogeek.com and McKee's 37 and powered by Velocity, is taking over the Los Angeles Convention Center in less than 2 weeks, and is bringing with it a....
Hyundai Returns To Super Bowl Advertising And Will Shoot Its Spot During The Game  Hyundai Returns To Super Bowl Advertising And Will Shoot Its Spot During The Game

• Hyundai Will Film a Documentary as the Game Is Being Played to Run in the 90-Second 'Post-Gun' Slot

Hyundai to be On-site in Houston with Displays and Fan Activities in Super Bowl Live Activation

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America, an official NFL sponsor and the reigning 2016 USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter winner, is back for Super Bowl LI with an even more ambitious and creative program that will mark several Super Bowl breakthroughs. Hyund....
Kia Stinger Receives Eyeson Design Award For Production Car Design Excellence  Kia Stinger Receives Eyeson Design Award For Production Car Design Excellence

◾Coveted awards are selected by automobile design industry leaders
◾Stinger sport sedan is poised to redefine the segment
◾All-new fastback sedan brings designers' dreams to reality

Kia Motors' all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honoured with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At an event typically dominated by introductions from American car companies, Kia's Stinger stole the spotlight.

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Fastback Kia Stinger Revealed In European Specification  Fastback Kia Stinger Revealed In European Specification

◾Kia unveils European version of powerful new fastback sport sedan
◾Three engines for Europe: 2.2 litre diesel and 2.0 and 3.3 litre petrol
◾Designed in Frankfurt, dynamics honed at the Nürburgring

Kia Motors has revealed the European specification of the Kia Stinger, a powerful new fastback sports sedan, following its global premiere at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit on 9 January. The new Kia Stinger closely follows the design and engineering blueprint l....
NEW McLAREN SUPER SERIES BLENDS BEAUTY AND TECHNOLOGY TO DOUBLE AERODYNAMIC EFFICIENCY  NEW McLAREN SUPER SERIES BLENDS BEAUTY AND TECHNOLOGY TO DOUBLE AERODYNAMIC EFFICIENCY

◾Design and aero technology working in harmony deliver stunning sculptural form with optimal aerodynamic efficiency
◾Active rear wing, with airbrake functionality to optimise balance when braking from high speed
◾New, second-generation Super Series has double the aerodynamic efficiency of the McLaren 650S

A sculpted, technical yet beautiful body shape and advanced aerodynamic technologies combine to provide the foundation for the enhanced aerodynamic performance of the second-generation McL....
BARRETT-JACKSON SET TO RAISE FUNDS FOR VETERANS, KIDS AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DURING 46TH ANNUAL AUCTION  BARRETT-JACKSON SET TO RAISE FUNDS FOR VETERANS, KIDS AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DURING 46TH ANNUAL AUCTION

•Barrett-Jackson is set to help raise funds for deserving charities serving U.S. veterans, kids and medical research during its 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction
•Four-time Grammy winner Steven Tyler is auctioning his 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder (Lot #3003), with 100 percent of the hammer price to benefit Janie's Fund
•The sale of the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-designed 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle (Lot #3006) and his 2014 Chevrolet #88 race car (Lot #3006.1) will each be sold to benefit Nationwide Childre....
INTRODUCING THE NEW LEGO® BATMOBILE FROM CHEVROLET  INTRODUCING THE NEW LEGO® BATMOBILE FROM CHEVROLET

• The brand partners with Warner Bros. for 'The LEGO® Batman Movie'

DETROIT — Chevrolet, along with students from Detroit's Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and FIRST LEGO® League, unveiled its life-size LEGO® Batmobile today at the North American International Auto Show.

Measuring 17-feet long and featuring exclusive stud shooters, the LEGO® Batmobile from Chevrolet was designed to strike fear in the heart of any villain. The vehicle was inspired by Batman's Speedwagon ....
Automotive Excitement Brings Over 100,000 to 2017 NAIAS as the Show Kicks into High Gear  Automotive Excitement Brings Over 100,000 to 2017 NAIAS as the Show Kicks into High Gear

January 14, 2017 - The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that attendance for the kickoff to Public Show was 109,643, an increase of over 2,000 people from the previous year.

'Walking the show floor today was such a memorable time as I witnessed all the smiling faces, both young and old, that experienced the latest-and-greatest in automotive design and technology,' said Sam Slaughter, 2017 NAIAS Chairman.

The kickoff to NAIAS Public Show built off the ....
NAIAS Charity Preview Raises Nearly $5.2M for Kids in the Motor City  NAIAS Charity Preview Raises Nearly $5.2M for Kids in the Motor City

January 13, 2017 - Detroit's celebration as the epicenter of all things automotive, including the heart of the automotive industry, was again demonstrated tonight as nearly $5.2 million was raised for children's charities at the 2017 North American International Auto Show's (NAIAS) Charity Preview at Cobo Center.

As the largest annual single-night fundraiser in the world, Charity Preview has raised more than $111 million for southeastern Michigan children's charities since the Detroit ....
THE BMW 5 SERIES WINS EYESONDESIGN BEST DESIGNED USER EXPERIENCE AWARD AT 2017 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  THE BMW 5 SERIES WINS EYESONDESIGN BEST DESIGNED USER EXPERIENCE AWARD AT 2017 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Woodcliff Lake, NJ/Detroit, MI – January 13, 2017 … The all-new 7th generation BMW 5 Series is already earning accolades from the industry as it recently was awarded the Best Designed User Experience Award from EyesOn Design. The EyesOnDesign Awards are the officially-sanctioned design awards for the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), honoring the best production and concept vehicles making their worldwide auto show debut in Detroit.

The all-new BMW 5 Series won the j....
FORD AUGMENTED REALITY WOWS CROWDS AT 2017 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  FORD AUGMENTED REALITY WOWS CROWDS AT 2017 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

◾Ford showcasing new innovations at 2017 North American International Auto Show with the company's first-ever live augmented reality presentations, letting customers see underneath sheetmetal with an interactive virtual demo
◾All-new Ford GT and Ford EcoSport, along with many more exciting vehicles are part of fully immersive display at Cobo Hall, giving show-goers the first opportunity to experience the company's offerings
◾New F-150 and next-generation Fusion Hybrid autonomous development v....
GM HOSTS DISCOVER YOUR DRIVE DIVERSITY JOURNALISM PROGRAM AT NAIAS

College students of diverse backgrounds experience the Detroit auto show

DETROIT — General Motors launched its second annual Discover Your Drive diversity journalism program Jan. 7-11, hosting 13 college students and nine journalists from across the country at Detroit's North American International Auto Show. Students from diverse backgrounds participated in the program, which promotes diversity in automotive journalism and news coverage.

Discover Your Drive began Saturday an....
DODGE RESURRECTS THE DEMON  DODGE RESURRECTS THE DEMON

Challenger SRT Demon Begins Next Chapter of the High-performance Muscle Car
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo – the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – to be unveiled during New York International Auto Show week
◾Dodge to debut 'Cage,' the first in a series of pre-reveal teaser videos giving fans and followers insight into Demon's engineering prowess
◾Fans can check out www.ifyouknowyouknow.com website for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to the New ....
2018 KIA STINGER RECEIVES EYESON DESIGN AWARD FOR PRODUCTION CAR DESIGN EXCELLENCE  2018 KIA STINGER RECEIVES EYESON DESIGN AWARD FOR PRODUCTION CAR DESIGN EXCELLENCE

◾Coveted Awards are Selected by Automobile Design Industry Leaders
◾Stinger sedan is poised to redefine the segment
◾All-new fastback sedan brings designers' dreams to reality

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 — Kia Motors America's all-new 2018 Stinger fastback sedan has been honored with an EyesOn Design award for Production Car Design Excellence at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At an event typically dominated by introductions from American auto compa....
MOPAR HONORS 'TOP TECH' AWARD WINNERS

◾Mopar 'Top Tech' program recognizes top-performing, elite technicians at FCA US LLC dealerships
◾1,000 high-performing technicians honored and 27 'Top Tech' award winners selected from more than 25,000 eligible technician candidates across FCA US dealer network
◾Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar), FCA – Global, on hand to present awards at historic Meadow Brook Hall in Metro Detroit

January 11, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich.
- The 27 best and brightest FCA US LLC dealersh....
BAC RETURNS TO AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL TO SHOWCASE ONE-OF-A-KIND MONO SUPERCAR  BAC RETURNS TO AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL TO SHOWCASE ONE-OF-A-KIND MONO SUPERCAR

◾Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is gearing up for another show-stopping appearance at Autosport International from 12-15 January
◾The Liverpool-based manufacturer is the genius behind the One-of-a-Kind Mono supercar, which epitomises the very best of British engineering and has earned plaudits all around the globe
◾At Stand 19110 in Hall 19, show-goers will be able to sample the Mono in all its glory and find out about the technology and exemplary level of personalisation that goes int....
HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? READER AWARD  HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? READER AWARD

◾Honda's hot hatch triumphs with award for most eagerly anticipated car launch of 2017
◾Reader award nomination good indicator of successful launch
◾Made in Swindon, the new Civic Type R is British built and exported world wide

The British built next-generation Honda Civic Type R has won the coveted What Car? reader award and has been named as the most eagerly anticipated car launch of 2017.

Demonstrating its huge popularity, the Civic Type R took almost half of the votes and clinched th....
Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success  Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success

AMG – these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of this half-century, Mercedes-AMG has recorded numerous successes in motor sport and through the development of unique road-going vehicles, thereby repeatedly underlining its position as a highly successful sports car and performa....
NISSAN ROGUE NAMED '2017 FAMILY CAR OF THE YEAR' BY CARS.COM  NISSAN ROGUE NAMED '2017 FAMILY CAR OF THE YEAR' BY CARS.COM

◾Nissan's #1 selling vehicle wins prestigious award for second consecutive year
◾Rogue extensively updated for 2017, including addition of first-ever Rogue Hybrid model
◾The new Rogue offers refreshed exterior and interior, plus new available Safety Shield technologies including Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection1 and Intelligent Cruise Control2
◾Vehicles selected for Cars.com 'Best of 2017' awards are judged to excel in categories of quality, innovation and value

DETRO....
VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN VISITS NAIAS

January 10, 2017 - Vice President Joe Biden toured the NAIAS today and experienced the full spectrum of the industry — from autonomous vehicles to current production to iconic supercars.

The Vice President toured the show with 2017 NAIAS Chairman Sam Slaughter, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell and UAW officials Gerald Kariem and Mike Stone, making stops at displays along the way where he was greeted by FCA Vice President Brian Harlow, Ford President and CEO Mark Fields and GM Executive Vice Pr....
RECORD-BREAKING 2016: ŠKODA DELIVERS 1,127,700 VEHICLES TO CUSTOMERS  RECORD-BREAKING 2016: ŠKODA DELIVERS 1,127,700 VEHICLES TO CUSTOMERS

◾ŠKODA increases deliveries by 6.8% to 1,127,700 cars
◾Best December of all time: 91,500 deliveries (+5.7%)
◾Significant growth in Europe (+5.6%) and China (+12.6%)
◾ŠKODA SUPERB (+73.4%), RAPID (+9.5%) and FABIA (+5.4%) sales increase significantly
◾Model campaign: market launch of ŠKODA KODIAQ set for February

ŠKODA achieved a new sales record in 2016: The brand's global sales rose 6.8% last year to 1,127,700 vehicles (2015: 1,055,500). In December, ŠKODA achieved a 5.7% increase (Decem....
ALL-NEW 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA WINS CARS.COM 'BEST OF 2017' AWARD  ALL-NEW 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA WINS CARS.COM 'BEST OF 2017' AWARD

Excelling in Quality, Innovation and Value, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Is the First Minivan to Win Cars.com's Biggest Award of the Year
◾The most awarded minivan of the year, the all-new Chrysler Pacifica reinvents the minivan segment with an unprecedented level of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling
◾With nearly 40 minivan innovations, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid revolutionize the minivan segment
◾Nominees for Cars.com's 'Best of 2017' award cons....
NISSAN VMOTION 2.0 WINS EYESON DESIGN AWARD FOR BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  NISSAN VMOTION 2.0 WINS EYESON DESIGN AWARD FOR BEST CONCEPT VEHICLE AT NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

◾Nissan's new sedan concept captures prestigious honor from the officially-sanctioned design awards of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS); also receives award for Best Innovative use of Color, Graphics and Materials
◾Vmotion 2.0 was created to showcase Nissan's new sedan design direction – fresh, dynamic and cabin-focused
◾Showcases the evolution of the signature 'V-motion' front design seen on many of today's Nissan products
◾Provides hints at the future of 'Nissan Intelligen....
GM TAKES TOP HONOR IN IHS MARKIT LOYALTY AWARDS FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

DETROIT – IHS Markit, a leading source of global automotive industry information, analysis and insight, has recognized General Motors (NYSE: GM) as the company with the highest overall customer loyalty for the second consecutive year. The announcement was made tonight at the Automotive News World Congress held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show.

IHS Markit loyalty awards are presented annually to companies and brands that demonstrate the ability to retain ow....