|Automobiles with Exceptional Provenance Highlight Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions|
|SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 10, 2014) – Gooding & Company, celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, will begin its second decade as the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® on August 17 and 18. Gooding & Company is pleased to share a hand selected group of consignments from our Pebble Beach Auctions with exceptional provenance. Exciting entries include an extremely rare 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with spectacular one...[Read more...]|
|FORD BRINGS CUSTOM TRANSIT CONNECT WAGONS TO MAKER FAIRE 2014; MAKERS GET A CHANCE TO MEET THE UNMINIVAN|
|◾Two new custom Ford Transit Connect Wagons, Hackmobile and Happy Mutant Mobile, will be on display at Maker Faire – an all-ages event for the do-it-yourself enthusiast
◾Ford and MAKE magazine teamed up in the construction of Hackmobile, the ultimate Transit Connect Wagon for the do-it-yourselfer, and Happy Mutant Mobile, which was personalized for the Web-based magazine Boing Boing
◾All-new Ford Transit Connect Wagon, the #unminivan, is available as a five- or seven-seat vehicle that can be p...[Read more...]|
|SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR 2014 WRX AND WRX STI|
| ||Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the 2014 WRX® and WRX STI®. Subaru's iconic line of sport models have seen their sales increase by nearly 40-percent year-to-date and have a starting MSRP of $25,995.
The 2014 Subaru WRX delivers the biggest performance value in its competitive set. The WRX offers more power than rivals like the Ford Focus ST and Volkswagen GTI, neither of which offers all-wheel drive. In the WRX, a 2.5-liter turbocharged/intercooled fo...[Read more...]|
|Lcp 2000 - Yesterday's Future Turns 30|
|Lightweight materials, alternative fuels, extremely low fuel consumption - key words for the car of today. Yet, these were the very properties that formed the basis for the LCP 2000, Light Component Project. This was a concept car study aimed at the future and the environment, presented by Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars) in the late spring of 1983, 30 years ago.
The idea for the LCP was born in 1979, partly out of an electric car study which Volvo Cars did in 1976 led by genial engineer Ro...[Read more...]|
|MINI PLANT OXFORD – A CENTURY OF CAR-MAKING|
|MINI Plant Oxford celebrates 100 years of car-making this March, against a background of rising production, increased investment and continuing expansion. Today, Plant Oxford employs 3700 associates who manufacture up to 900 MINIs every day, and has contributed over 2.25 million MINIs to the tally of over 11.65 million cars that the factory has produced since 1913.
The first car built at the factory, a Bullnose Morris Oxford, emerged on 28 March 1913 and has been followed by cars from a wide...[Read more...]|