|NISSAN'S 'NO CHARGE TO CHARGE' PROGRAM ARRIVES IN NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA AND SANTA BARBARA|
|NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan's 'No Charge to Charge' promotion has officially arrived in three more markets – New York, Philadelphia and Santa Barbara – providing new Nissan LEAF buyers two years of complimentary public charging with the purchase of the all-electric car from LEAF-certified dealers in each market.
With more than 200,000 global sales and more than 89,000 in the U.S., Nissan LEAF is the world's best-selling electric car. The 2016 Nissan LEAF has a starting price of $26,700* ...[Read more...]|
|20 years of Audi Space Frame – it all started at the Frankfurt Motor Show|
|• Body concept has revolutionized lightweight automotive construction|
• Over 750,000 cars built using ASF construction principle
• New Audi A8 the benchmark in its class for low weight
Audi comes full circle at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA): Exactly 20 years ago the premium manufacturer presented the 'ASF'(Audi Space Frame) in Frankfurt – on a gleaming silver show car whose innovative aluminum body concept revolutionized lightweight automotive construction. When th...[Read more...]
|Microcar Collection To Be Giants Of 7Th Annual Barrington Concours D'Elegance|
|BARRINGTON, ILL. – June 27, 2013 – The 7th Annual Barrington Concours d'Elegance will show a group of distinctive, fanciful Microcars on the Concours field during the July 12-14, 2013 weekend, at the Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington, Ill. The group will feature vehicles from several makers including Messerschmitt and Nash built during the 'golden era' of Microcars from the 1950s through 1970s.
'Microcars represent a fun and fascinating period in our automotive history,' said Da...[Read more...]|
|Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Earns Top Overall Test Score|
| ||Model S delivers the performance of a sports car, versatility of a wagon and better energy- efficiency than the best hybrids
YONKERS, N.Y., May 9, 2013 - The Tesla Model S, an all-electric luxury sports car, has earned the highest score in Consumer Reports' ratings: a 99 out of 100.
The $89,650 EV, built by a small automaker in Palo Alto, California, performed better, or just as well overall, as any other vehicle—of any kind—ever tested by Consumer Reports.
'The Tesla Mode...[Read more...]|
|BMW GROUP CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC FOR 2013|
|-Ambitious targets in challenging environment
-Sales volume set to rise to new record figure in 2013
-Earnings before tax expected at previous year's level
-High rate of expenditure for new technologies and models
-EBIT margin between 8% to 10% targeted for Automotive segment
-All Strategy Number ONE interim targets fully attained
-Reithofer: Several hundred advance orders received for BMW i3
Munich. After achieving a record-breaking year in 2012, the BMW Group's outlook for the current...[Read more...]|