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• NAIAS prepares to raise curtain on world stage


DETROIT, Dec. 18, 2014 -- With just under a month to go until the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) opens its doors to the international press Jan. 12-13, the good news continues to pour into Detroit. One of the most important automotive events on the planet, NAIAS is consistently the strategic choice of global automakers to launch their new products on Detroit's world stage.

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AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES THE WORLDWIDE 2015 ESPERIENZA AND ACCADEMIA PROGRAMS  AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES THE WORLDWIDE 2015 ESPERIENZA AND ACCADEMIA PROGRAMS

All-new locations, on four continents for the first time: Europe, America, Asia and Oceania, with the participation of the Young Drivers Program

Sant'Agata Bolognese, 18 December 2014.
Automobili Lamborghini has announced its 2015 worldwide program of Accademia and Esperienza driving events, designed to allow both drivers enjoying a first taste of Lamborghini to those already experienced on track, to enjoy the brand and the super sports cars from Sant'Agata Bolognese.

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Porsche Racing Shifts up a Gear  Porsche Racing Shifts up a Gear

Atlanta. Porsche has made a clear commitment to factory and customer racing for 2015 at the annual Night of Champions motorsport gala at the world headquarters in Weissach, Germany over the weekend.

'We will be keeping the throttle down, and even shift up a gear! Motorsport is deeply rooted in the Porsche marque and for us it is more than an end in itself. On race tracks around the world, we test and develop technologies that are relevant for our sports car customers on the street,' e....
ACURA NSX PRODUCTION MODEL TO MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  ACURA NSX PRODUCTION MODEL TO MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Dec 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The production version of the highly anticipated Acura NSX supercar, successor to the legendary original NSX, will make its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12, 2015. The model will reflect the production design and specifications of the mid-engine Acura supercar that is slated to launch in 2015. To celebrate the impending debut of NSX, Acura released a 30-second teaser video that gives an early glimpse of the produc....
HYUNDAI GENESIS HONORED AS 2015 AUTOGUIDE.COM CAR OF THE YEAR  HYUNDAI GENESIS HONORED AS 2015 AUTOGUIDE.COM CAR OF THE YEAR

• Model Recognized for Driving Dynamics, Styling and Premium Interior


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named the 2015 AutoGuide.com Car of the Year for its exceptional value, drive quality and design.

'The Genesis impressed us with high-quality interior materials, refined driving dynamics and dramatic exterior styling that elevates the Hyundai brand as a whole,' said Luke Vandezande, AutoGuide.com managing editor. 'More than a great car, ....
BMW at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015 in Detroit.  BMW at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015 in Detroit.

• On 12 January 2015, BMW will welcome in the new car year by unveiling a raft of new products at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.


A fixture on the calendar since 1907, the event originally known as the Detroit Auto Show has a long tradition in the USA. This year will be the 27th time it has been held on an international stage, and more than 200 exhibitors will gather at the COBO Center on the Detroit River to present their latest offerings to a large audi....
HYUNDAI GENESIS – FINALIST FOR 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR  HYUNDAI GENESIS – FINALIST FOR 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR

• Genesis Sets Sights on Becoming COTY Two-Time Champion


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 – Today, at the Automotive Press Association Luncheon in Detroit, Genesis was named one of the top three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year. The Ford Mustang and Volkswagen GTI join Genesis as the other two finalists.

'We are thrilled that the Genesis has been listed as a finalist among an amazing cast of contenders and we anxiously await the jury's final vote in ....
Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions Kicks Off 15th Anniversary with Eight Initial Offerings to Watch  Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions Kicks Off 15th Anniversary with Eight Initial Offerings to Watch

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• Stadium Super Trucks Schedule to Feature Events in Eight U.S. Markets, Australia and Canada


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 8, 2014) – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track layouts including popular stadium venues, several prominent Verizon IndyCar Series races and prestigious international events.

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In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn explains why electric cars are the future. Find more posts from him on his LinkedIn Influencer page here.

Last month, the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 200,000th zero-emission car. The Nissan LEAF, which we launched four years ago, is by far the top-selling electric vehicle worldwide. Sales are up 20 percent this year.

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2016 SORENTO OVERVIEW  2016 SORENTO OVERVIEW

Beautifully Redesigned CUV is Packed with Premium Materials and Amenities, Offers More Headroom and Legroom in All Three Rows, and is Capable Enough to Handle any Adventure-Seeker's Lifestyle

◾With a new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine option as well as a stronger body structure, longer wheelbase and dynamic driving improvements, Sorento delivers a premium utility experience

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RINSPEED EXHIBITS 'BUDII' AT THE 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: 'WE NEED TO REDEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE'  RINSPEED EXHIBITS 'BUDII' AT THE 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: 'WE NEED TO REDEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE'

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ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE  ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE

• RM Auctions presents the 'Condo Find Daytona' at its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14
• Offered on behalf of its original owner, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona recently emerged from 25 years storage in downtown Toronto
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December 5, 2014 , Los Angeles - FIAT brand and Chrysler Group's California Business Center are helping to....
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• Model Ranked No. 1 for Design, Drive Quality and Value


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named the Sedan of the Year by popular men's magazine Esquire for its luxurious design and smooth drive, while delivering value to owners. The Esquire judges took the considered vehicles out to its proving grounds, which was an all-public road set in rolling hills that includes 17 miles of tight turns, hard-breaking zones and floor-stomping straights.

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MOTOR TREND NAMES CHEVROLET COLORADO 2015 TRUCK OF THE YEAR  MOTOR TREND NAMES CHEVROLET COLORADO 2015 TRUCK OF THE YEAR

• Midsize pickup outclasses competition in design, engineering, efficiency, safety and more


EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – After its most comprehensive truck evaluation program in history, MOTOR TREND has selected the Chevy Colorado as its 2015 Truck of the Year®.

MOTOR TREND's Truck of the Year program is only open to all-new or significantly updated trucks and vans for the upcoming model year. For 2015, seven contenders were invited to compete; three competitors were asked to bring a....
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 U.S. SALES INCREASED 20 PERCENT; BEST NOVEMBER SALES SINCE 2001

◾56th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
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◾Chrysler 200 sales up 155 percent; best November sales ever
◾Ram pickup truck sales up 21 percent; best November sales ever
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◾Jeep brand sales up 27 percent; best ever November sales
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PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REPORTS NEW RECORD SALES MONTH

• U.S. Porsche dealers sell 4,699 vehicles in November 2014


Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, today announced November 2014 sales of 4,699 vehicles. For the year, PCNA has delivered 43,732 vehicles in the U.S., an increase of 11.9 percent over the same time period in 2013 (39,077). ....
OLSBERGS MSE FORD WINS FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS' TITLE  OLSBERGS MSE FORD WINS FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS' TITLE

• Team caps championship season with double podium in Argentina


SAN LUIS, Argentina (November 30, 2014) -- Olsbergs MSE Ford won the FIA World Rallycross Championship teams' title and capped a winning year with a double podium result this weekend at the season-ender in Argentina.

'I am very proud of our accomplishments in the sport of rallycross this season,' said Olsbergs MSE team owner Andreas Eriksson. 'Winning the teams' title in the FIA World Rallycross Championship is a....
ITALIAN-MADE ALCANTARA TOOK CENTER STAGE AT L.A. AUTO SHOW  ITALIAN-MADE ALCANTARA TOOK CENTER STAGE AT L.A. AUTO SHOW

• Carbon-Neutral Material Continues to Attract Attention at Major Auto Shows


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-- Alcantara, the Italian-made luxury material used to outfit the interiors of the world's most prestigious cars, was featured on a wide variety of new vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.

Lamborghini, Porsche and Audi were among the many import car makers who dressed their new-car interiors with Alcantara, while Dodge and Lincoln were among the domestic brands that showcased th....
THE McLAREN 650S CONTINUES TO WIN FANS ACROSS THE WORLD, CLAIMING AWARDS ON THREE CONTINENTS  THE McLAREN 650S CONTINUES TO WIN FANS ACROSS THE WORLD, CLAIMING AWARDS ON THREE CONTINENTS

◾'Best Supercar' in the Middle East Car of the Year Awards marks the third successive annual award in the region
◾650S named '2015 China Performance Car of the Year'
◾Hat-trick of victories completed with the 'Scottish Sportscar of the Year' title

The McLaren 650S has achieved further global acclaim after scooping three coveted titles in one week. The groundbreaking car was named 'Best Supercar' in the Middle East Car of the Year awards, followed shortly after by claiming the prestigious '2....
REDESIGNED AUDI LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW STAND FEATURES NEW INTERACTIVE MURAL  REDESIGNED AUDI LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW STAND FEATURES NEW INTERACTIVE MURAL

◾Making its debut is a 10 x 25 foot Audi interactive mural that lets multiple users experience a host of vehicle and technology stories
◾Two large LED walls showcase new Audi product and technology news
◾A 20 x 60 foot white glass parallelogram stage features the new Audi prologue concept vehicle, plus next-gen TT and updated A6, A7 models

HERNDON, Virginia, November 21, 2014 – The Audi of America display is completely redesigned for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, now featuring the ....
INFINITI'S 'SYNAPTIQ' WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN 11TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW DESIGN CHALLENGE  INFINITI'S 'SYNAPTIQ' WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN 11TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW DESIGN CHALLENGE

LOS ANGELES – Infiniti won the first-ever People's Choice Award as part of the 11th annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge with SYNAPTIQ, a unique answer to this year's theme of 'Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?'

Infiniti designers from its San Diego studio looked toward the future in which augmented reality, 3D hologram and wearable technologies may be a part of the everyday driving experience, creating a seamless interaction between man and machine. ....
NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN ATLANTA  NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN ATLANTA

ATLANTA – As customers flood local stores this week looking for Black Friday deals, Nissan is offering Atlanta buyers of the all-electric LEAF its own money-saving holiday special: no-cost public charging for two years.

Nissan is today announcing 'No Charge to Charge' for Atlanta, a program that offers no-cost access to more than a dozen quick chargers spread throughout the Greater Atlanta market for two years with the purchase or lease of a new LEAF electric car. These quick chargers ....
MOPAR OFFERS ‘X-TREME' PERSONALIZATION WITH MORE THAN 100 ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE FOR THE ALL-NEW 2016 FIAT 500X  MOPAR OFFERS ‘X-TREME' PERSONALIZATION WITH MORE THAN 100 ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE FOR THE ALL-NEW 2016 FIAT 500X

◾More than 100 Mopar accessories available for the new 2016 Fiat 500X
◾A 2016 Fiat 500X augmented with select Mopar accessories to be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show
◾Mopar quality products customize the exterior and interior of the 2016 Fiat 500X

November 20, 2014 , Los Angeles - The all-new 2016 Fiat 500X provides owners plenty of opportunity to customize the compact crossover, but an assist from Mopar is taking personalization possibilities to the 'X-treme.' FCA's service, ....
INFINITI'S MICHAEL BARTSCH, ALFONSO ALBAISA ON DESIGN AND HOW IT IS DRIVING THE FUTURE  INFINITI'S MICHAEL BARTSCH, ALFONSO ALBAISA ON DESIGN AND HOW IT IS DRIVING THE FUTURE

LOS ANGELES – Michael Bartsch, vice president, Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., were at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week to support the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept. Bartsch and Albaisa discussed the importance of this vehicle as a beacon of design for vehicles that are destined to appear in their dealer showrooms.

Q1: What is significant about Infiniti's Q80 Concept with regard to future directi....
BMW i3 WINS GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015  BMW i3 WINS GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015

Munich. With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014, as the first dedicated all-electric vehicle in the premium segment. This latest honour, which adds to a long tally of awards the BMW i3 has picked up over the past months, is a further endorsement of this model's unique sustainable mobility c....
MAZDA REVEALS FOUR EXCITING NEW VEHICLES AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 -- In a press conference today on the floor of the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV to the world. Sharing the spotlight with the CX-3 on stage was the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, the fourth generation of the world's best-selling roadster, as well as updated and revised models of the Mazda6 midsize sedan and CX-5 crossover SUV.

'Mazda is in a commanding position in the U.S. right now, ou....
AWARD WINNING A.R.E ACCESSORIES F-150 PROJECT TRUCK ON DISPLAY IN DUB EXHIBIT DURING L.A. AUTO SHOW  AWARD WINNING A.R.E ACCESSORIES F-150 PROJECT TRUCK ON DISPLAY IN DUB EXHIBIT DURING L.A. AUTO SHOW

MASSILLON, Ohio – The imaginative and detailed execution of the A.R.E. Accessories' 2015 Ford F-150 Extreme Sports Project Truck was recognized with both the Ford Project Excellence Award and the 2014 Mothers Choice Award. These national awards were announced during the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.

This Extreme Sports-Themed Project Truck is being displayed in the DUB booth at the Los Angeles Auto show.

The creative concept for the project truck, built by A.R.....