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|VOLKSWAGEN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF THE GOLF AT THE NEW YORK AUTO SHOWThe most successful European car of all time turns 40|
◾More than 30 million Golf models have been sold worldwide
◾Car went on sale in Europe in May 1974, was sold in the U.S. from December that year as the Rabbit
◾Seventh-generation Golf GTI goes on sale in June in the U.S., with Golf TDI® and TSI® models arriving at dealerships in August
Herndon, VA — The most successful European car of all time turns 40 this year. More than 30 million Golf models have been sold since the car went....
|2014 Nissan Rogue named a 'Must Test Drive' SUV for 2014 by AutoTrader.com- All-new crossover recognized for practicality and sophisticated interior; joins the ranks of 2013 Pathfinder -|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fresh off a record-setting March, encouraging news continues to pour in for the all-new 2014 Nissan Rogue. Today, AutoTrader.com, a leading resource for car shoppers and sellers, named the 2014 Rogue a 'Must Test Drive' SUV for 2014. According to AutoTrader.com research, the test drive is considered one of the most influential parts of the decision ....
|Toyota Motor Europe closing in on 5% market share in Europe•Sales of 225,152 Toyota and Lexus vehicles in first three months, up 14% from 2013|
•European market share up 0.4 percentage points from last year to 4.9%
•Over one in five of all vehicles sold by TME in the first quarter is hybrid powered
Brussels, Belgium - Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today posted its first quarter sales result of 225,152 Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Europe, up 14% from the same period in 2013. TME's European market share in the first three months of the year stands....
|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....
|CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE AND DODGE ANNOUNCE FAMILY ALL-STARS THAT WILL BE HEADING TO THE 2014 MASTERCARD MEMORIAL CUP• One of three lucky Canadian families will win a Dodge Grand Caravan during the Semi-Final game on Friday, May 23rd |
April 14, 2014 , Windsor, Ontario - The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) and Dodge today announced the names of the three finalists in the Dodge Family All-Stars Contest. Each of them has won a trip for two to the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup where they will compete to win the grand prize of a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan, valued at $34,000.
In the second year of th....
|FORD SALES IN EUROPE RISE IN FIRST QUARTER ON NEW PRODUCT; 10TH STRAIGHT MONTH AND 4TH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER SALES GROWTH◾Ford sales in Europe grew 12 percent in March and 11 percent in the first quarter, marking the 10th straight month and fourth successive quarter of year-over-year sales gains|
◾Ford market share at 8.9 percent in March and 8.0 percent for the first quarter rose by 0.2 and 0.3 percentage points, respectively, compared with the same periods last year
◾Ford sales to higher quality sales channels – such as retail customers and fleets – was higher than the industry average in March and year-to-date....
|BMW GROUP DESIGNWORKSUSA IN COLLABORATION WITH ALLSTEEL DESIGNS ARCHITIZER 2014 AWARD WINNER• Clarity receives Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award |
Los Angeles/ Munich/ Shanghai. BMW Group DesignworksUSA, a subsidiary of BMW Group and creative consultancy, in collaboration with Allsteel Inc., a leading office furniture manufacturer, designs the winner of the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the Products +Partnerships category for the Clarity chair. In total there are more than 60 categories among the Architizer A+ Awards for architecture and products....
|VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 2.40 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST QUARTER / INCREASE OF 5.8 PERCENT*◾929,500 vehicles delivered in March / +7.6 percent*|
◾Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'All in all, first-quarter deliveries very satisfactory. Prospect of return to modest growth on markets in Western Europe.'
Wolfsburg, April 11, 2014 – The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.40 (January-March 2013: 2.27; +5.8 percent)* million vehicles from January to March. Deliveries in the month of March ran at 929,500 (March 2013: 864,100; +7.6 percent)* units. 'All in all, we are very....
|FORMULA 5000 FEVER AT THRUXTON EASTER REVIVAL◾Feast of formidable Formula 5000 machinery a highlight of Thruxton Easter Revival|
◾Formula 5000 and Formula 2 drivers face-off in Derek Bell Trophy races
◾Super Touring and Classic Formula 3 ensure plenty of variety at popular event
The unmistakeable roar of Formula 5000 will resonate around Thruxton next weekend (19-20 April), as a marauding pack of 5.0-litre, V8 monsters vie for glory in the Derek Bell Trophy races at the eagerly-anticipated Easter Revival.
Back in its 1970s heyday, F....
|GM TO REPLACE LOCK CYLINDER DURING IGNITION SWITCH RECALL• Second repair added to vehicles recalled earlier|
DETROIT – General Motors informed the NHTSA today that it is adding ignition lock cylinders to its safety recall of 2.2 million older model cars in the United States. The cylinders can allow removal of the ignition key while the engine is running, leading to a possible rollaway, crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.
As always, owners of manual transmission vehicles should be sure the ignition is in the 'Off' position and....
|BMW GROUP GLOBAL SALES TOP 200,000 FOR FIRST TIME IN SINGLE MONTHBMW Group global sales top 200,000 for first time in single month|
212,908 vehicles delivered in March, an increase of 11.3%
• Year-to-date sales climb 8.7% to 487,024 vehicles
• Q1 sales growth in all three major sales regions
Munich. The BMW Group sold 212,908 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles in March – the company's best-ever monthly results. It's a significant 11.3% increase on the previous all-time monthly high in March last year (191,269 units)....
|PORSCHE SUPPLIES OVER 38,500 VEHICLES TO CUSTOMERS IN THE 1ST QUARTER OF 2014• Porsche Macan now in dealerships in Europe and Mideast|
Atlanta. In the first three months of 2014, Porsche AG sold more than 38,500 vehicles to customers, which beat the 2013 first quarter of 37,009 vehicles. Over the remainder of the year, Porsche anticipates further growth with the introduction of the new Macan, which is now available at Porsche Dealers in Europe and the Mideast.
'In the first quarter we're above last year's good figures in every market,' says Bernhard Ma....
|VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS RECORDS 3.9 PERCENT FIRST-QUARTER INCREASE IN VEHICLE DELIVERIES TO 1.48 MILLION◾557,800 vehicles delivered in March / +4.8 percent|
The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 1.48 (January-March 2013: 1.43; +3.9 percent) million vehicles in the first three months of this year. The brand handed over 557,800 (March 2013: 532,400; +4.8 percent) vehicles in March. 'The delivery figures for Volkswagen Passenger Cars, our core brand, in the first three months of the year were encouraging. Deliveries in Europe continued to improve and we saw further expansion in Asia in part....
|2015 FIAT 500 LINEUP NOW FEATURES INNOVATIVE INSTRUMENT PANEL WITH NEW 7-INCH HIGH-DEFINITION DISPLAY◾Seven-inch HD TFT display helps drivers to easily monitor and configure vehicle information|
◾Other interior updates for driver convenience include Bluetooth streaming audio and a revamped center console with an additional USB port
◾Three new exterior paint colors for 2015 are Giallo Moderna Perla (modern pearl yellow), Laser Blu (bright metallic blue) and Billet Argento (billet silver)
April 7, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2015 Fiat 500 vehicle lineup, to be showcased at the 20....
|STEEL RESOLVE: THE LONE PINERIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate Prefecture, Japan – Three years ago, Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, lost one in 10 of its residents to the tsunami of March 11. Now, one-fourth of the population of 20,000 lives in temporary housing. Prefab construction is the norm.|
Everywhere there are signs of rebuilding. Bulldozers dot the mountainsides, trucks outnumber passenger cars, and a steel conveyor belt moves earth to create elevated, flat ground as it starts to redefine the horizon and bridge the past with ....