|Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains Honoured With The Prestigious Dewar Trophy|
|Mercedes-Benz is proud to announce that Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP), Brixworth, has been awarded the coveted Dewar Trophy – renowned as the most prestigious award in British engineering – for its PU106A Hybrid Formula One Power Unit.
The Royal Automobile Club's Dewar Trophy is only awarded in years when the Club's expert committee believes that there are contenders of sufficient merit, with winners joining a remarkable line-up of automotive greats. In a year which marks th...[Read more...]|
|FORD ANNOUNCES ALAN MULALLY RETIRING ON JULY 1; MARK FIELDS NAMED COMPANY PRESIDENT AND CEO|
|◾Alan Mulally to retire from Ford on July 1, after serving as president and CEO and leading the company's One Ford global transformation since September 2006
◾Mark Fields named Ford president and CEO, effective July 1; Fields served as COO since December 2012 and led Ford's transformation in North America since 2005
◾Long-planned, seamless CEO transition underscores strength of Ford's leadership team and succession planning process, Executive Chairman Bill Ford says
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|GM FOUNDATION GRANT SENDS 256 DETROIT CHILDREN TO PRESCHOOL|
| ||DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is making a quality preschool education possible for 256 children in Detroit's most challenged neighborhoods through a $500,000 grant in support of the Education Achievement Authority (EAA) of Michigan.
'Early education is a critical factor in the long-term success of our children. This very generous gift from the GM Foundation will make a huge difference in the lives of our children, and we are very grateful for the support,' Education Achieveme...[Read more...]|
|Lingenfelter Collection Garage Crawl To Take Place Saturday, June 15 During 26Th Annual Eyeson Design|
| ||BRIGHTON, Mich. - Ken Lingenfelter, owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, will open the doors of his famed Lingenfelter Collection by hosting a Garage Crawl during the 26th Annual EyesOn Design week of activities. All proceeds from EyesOn Design events, this year themed 'Revolution over Evolution,' will benefit the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.
Lingenfelter, who serves on the EyesOn Design Board, will also exhibit select vehicles from his collection in the EyesOn...[Read more...]|
|1966 24 Hours of Le Mans: Bewildered Bruce|
|The look on Bruce McLaren's face as he climbed from his GT40 would be one of stark contrast to the rest of those with the Ford team. It was clear who the winner was, and yet, confusing as well. In the midst of one of the most demonstrative and authoritative victories in Le Mans history, McLaren and his co-driver Chris Amon would find themselves the beneficiaries of a saga that upset the team management at Ford as much as Ferrari's presence.
It was an all-out effort. Tremendous amounts of capi...[Read more...]|