|A CAR LIFETIME TESTED IN FAST FORWARD: 100TH AUDI QUALITY ASSURANCE ‘INKA' TEST|
|Major milestone reached in rigorous Audi testing programme
◾12 years of a car's life replicated in just 19 weeks of testing
◾100th car in the Ingolstadt corrosion and aging test is an Audi A4
◾Sylvia Droll, Head of Materials Engineering at AUDI AG: 'Endurance test exemplifies our high quality requirements worldwide'
Ingolstadt, August 2, 2016 – Audi Quality Assurance has conducted its 100th 'INKA' test – on an Audi A4. The Ingolstadt corrosion and aging test is one of the tou...[Read more...]|
|MECUM TOPS $18.6 MILLION IN CHICAGO|
|Walworth, WI - October 15, 2013 -- The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate and $18,634,223 in sales. The one-of-a-kind personal driver of Corvette's original designer Harley J. Earl led auction sales with a hammer price of $1.5 million.
Chicagoland was...[Read more...]|
|Carl Edwards Drives Historic 1901 Sweepstakes Race Car In Advance Of Henry Ford'S 150Th Birthday Celebration|
|◾ Ford Racing NASCAR superstar Carl Edwards was given the honor of driving the legendary Sweepstakes race car built and raced to victory by Henry Ford in his one and only race in 1901.
◾ Edwards drove the car around the grounds of Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford, under the guidance of Sweepstakes Engineer Glenn Miller and the watchful eye of Henry Ford's great-grandson, Edsel B. Ford II.
Link to video: http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ru_hC9oGVbo?list=UU87j_-SIjbzUqlY8tuKlZyQ
|GM Design: 85 Years of Making Art That Moves You|
|As GM Design celebrates its 85th birthday this month, the 1,900 men and women in GM's 10 global design centers are focused on the future, united in their vision to entice consumers to fall in love and see vehicles as they do: art that moves you.
'Our global team is united around its passion for designing vehicles that make an emotional connection with customers,' said Ed Welburn, GM vice president, Global Design. 'What was true 85 years ago is still true today: A designer's role is to create...[Read more...]|
|Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees Named|
|Awards to be Presented in Conjunction with the Concours d'Elegance of America
The Automotive Hall of Fame will present its annual induction and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 26, 2012 as one of the week-long Concours d'Elegance of America events. It will be held at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan.
Both the Concours d'Elegance of America and the Automotive Hall of Fame celebrate the heritage and history of Detroit. The show highlights the evolution of the automobile's...[Read more...]|