|Lancia Named 2016 Best of Show|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 21, 2016) — The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance concluded with first-time entrant Richard Mattei lifting the top prize high overhead soon after his 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet was named Best of Show at the prestigious competition.
When the award was announced, it took Mattei a moment to grasp the accomplishment: 'I was just happy to be an entrant at Pebble Beach—and now to get an award, and not just one, but three!' His Lancia won its cl...[Read more...]|
|NEW WORLD RECORD SET WITH THE NISSAN LEAF IN THE LEAD|
|CUPERTINO, Calif. – California has witnessed the world's largest ever parade of electric vehicles (EVs), 507 cars in one place ... and most were Nissan LEAFs. This new record was set during Plug-in America's National Drive Electric Week, at a time when EV sales continue to climb for Nissan.
'We are currently at around 61,000 sales in the United States since the launch of LEAF four years ago. It is number one in the market (and) number one in the world. It is a natural fit for an opport...[Read more...]|
|RARE COLLECTOR VEHICLES ADDED TO UPCOMING AUCTIONS AMERICA CALIFORNIA SALE|
|• Auctions America's three-day sale returns to Burbank, California July 31 – August 2 |
• Early auction highlights include a 1967 Shelby Mustang Group II Notchback, a 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa by Pinin Farina, and a 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
• Exclusive, live television coverage of the sale to air on NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), August 1-2
• Frequently updated list of entries available online at auctionsamerica.com
AUBURN, Indiana (June 11, 2014)– Af...[Read more...]
|LONDON TAXI DRIVERS AND BORIS JOHNSON ARE FIRST TO TEST DRIVE ALL-NEW ZERO-EMISSIONS METROCAB|
|◾Leading London taxi associations evaluate and drive the new Metrocab for first time
◾London Mayor Boris Johnson dubs it 'a masterpiece of British engineering'
◾Production versions to be trialled in London during summer 2014
Mytchett, Surrey, UK: April 2014 – The all-new British-built and engineered Range Extended Electric (REE) Metrocab has been tested for the first time by London's taxi drivers and Mayor Boris Johnson.
Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) General Secretary S...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Generates Nearly $109 Million In Sales|
|• Sets Record Attendance At The 42nd Annual Scottsdale Auction|
• Batmobile sells for $4.62 million dollars to a lifelong fan to worldwide audience; marks second-highest single-car sale at Barrett-Jackson
•1,343 cars sold
•$108,766,069 gross sales – A 17% increase over 2012
•300,000 in attendance
•Charity cars – 21 total for $5,005,000
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Jan. 22, 2013 – Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, generated nearly $1...[Read more...]