|VETERAN AUTOMOBILES PREPARE FOR THEIR ANNUAL OUTING FROM LONDON TO BRIGHTON|
|World's biggest free-to-view motoring event gets underway at sunrise on Sunday, 6th November
As dawn breaks on Sunday, 6th November, London's Hyde Park will be full of the sights, sounds and smells of the past.
From 6am, a grand total of 426 veteran cars, their drivers and their passengers – many in period costume – will be lining up to 'putt-putt' their way to Brighton as the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox, gets underway.
And just after 7am...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CAR GENT TO CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY MORE THAN 40 PER CENT|
|Volvo Cars and Stora Enso join forces in ground-breaking environmental project
Two of the largest companies in the Nordic region, Volvo Car Group, the global car company, and Stora Enso, the global paper products group, have joined forces to reduce carbon emissions at Volvo's plant in Belgium by over 40 per cent, underlining both companies long term commitment to reducing their carbon footprint.
Stora Enso's plant in Langerbrugge in Belgium is located close to Volvo's own manufactur...[Read more...]|
|GM INCREASES ENERGY STAR® CHALLENGE PLANTS TO 63|
|• Nine new facilities and 22 repeat achievers cut energy by average of 23 percent|
DETROIT – Nine more General Motors facilities have achieved the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® voluntary Challenge for Industry, bringing the company's total to 63, more facilities than any organization worldwide.
The specific challenge – to cut energy intensity by 10 percent within five years – resulted in a collective avoidance of $162 million in energy costs and a reduction of 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 ...[Read more...]
|THE PLOT THICKENS: MAZDA RACERS CHASING MULTIPLE CHAMPIONSHIPS|
| ||August 1, 2013 (IRVINE, Calif.) When you are competing in over 100 events in multiple series, there is no clear midway point to the year. The best you can do is take a deep breath, look around, and get back to it. Without further ado, here is how the Zoom-Zoom racers have fared thus far into the 2013 racing season.
ROLEX GRAND-AM SPORTS CARS (GX)
Mazda made history this year with the first ever diesel-powered car to race in the Grand-Am series. Competing in the new GX cl...[Read more...]|
|FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR HISTORICS|
|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale.
Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]