|FORD EXPLORER GOES PLATINUM; NEW MODEL GIVES ICONIC SUV ULTIMATE COMBINATION OF COMFORT, PERFORMANCE|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 28, 2015 – The vehicle that gave us room to roam reminds us that there is always room to grow and #ExploreMore.
Ford Explorer – the best-selling SUV in the United States for 25 years – reaches new heights with the Platinum edition, a well-appointed combination of the performance-minded Explorer Sport and comfort-designed Limited trim level. Ford Explorer Platinum will hit showrooms in September.
'For 25 years, Explorer has shaped what people expect from an SUV,'...[Read more...]|
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION SHIFTS 2015 MOTORSPORTS PROGRAMS INTO HIGH GEAR|
|SANTA ANA, CA (March 17, 2015) – Producing tires for a wide variety of racing disciplines – Red Bull Global Rallycross, sports car and off-road – Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) 2015 motorsports season is ready to roll.
'Yokohama prides itself on the breadth of our racing program and how it pushes our tire development,' said Duane Sampson, YTC manager, motorsports. 'Our tires have to handle everything from road courses like Road America in Wisconsin to the rocky terrain of Baja, Cali...[Read more...]|
|PRODUCTION BEGINS FOR 2015 FIAT 500 ABARTH WITH NEW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION|
|◾Specially tuned automatic transmission maintains high-performance legacy of Abarth models while delivering accessible performance to more customers
◾Six-speed automatic transmission is paired with the 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine to deliver up to 183 ft.-lb. of torque and 157 horsepower
◾2015 Fiat 500 lineup features interior updates and arrives in studios later this summer
June 23, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The high-performance 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, now offe...[Read more...]|
|CADILLAC APPLIES ART AND SCIENCE TO CTS ENGINE SOUNDS|
|• Electronic enhancement tunes engine sound for different driving modes|
DETROIT– Cadillac engineers applied the principles of psychoacoustics, the science of sound perception, and car-guy instinct to create powerful and pleasant exhaust notes for the all-new 2014 CTS midsize luxury sedan and CTS Vsport.
Knowing that engine sound communicates throttle response to the driver, CTS engineers uniquely tuned each selectable driving mode – Tour, Sport and Track – to provide the driv...[Read more...]
|Chevy Performance Rolls with Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour|
|Weeklong drive kicks off with unprecedented access to GM's Milford Proving Ground
Road trip! It's that time of year again for the annual automotive pilgrimage known as the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour® and Chevrolet Performance helps get it started on Saturday, June 2, at General Motors' Milford Proving Ground. The Power Tour winds up in Arlington, Texas, on June 9.
With more than 3,000 hot rods, muscle cars, classic trucks and late-model performance vehicles and approximately 12,00...[Read more...]|