|VOLVO CARS OF NORTH AMERICA HOSTS UNPRESCEDENTED COLLECTION OF 'FIRST' CARS AT HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE|
|ROCKLEIGH, NJ (Oct. 5, 2015) – An unprecedented collection of new and historic Volvo cars will be assembled at the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina this October 31-November 1.
To help celebrate a long lineage of elegant and iconic automotive design, five historic Volvo cars will sit alongside the future of the company -- an all-new XC90 T8 Twin Engine, the world's first seven-passenger plug-in hybrid SUV.
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|IT'S A DIRTY JOB, BUT SOMEONE HAS TO DO IT|
|• Volkswagen Group of America Employees clean up National Mall after Independence Day festivities|
• Company provides 2014 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid to aid the Trust for the National Mall in clean-up and volunteer day activities
Herndon, VA (July 7, 2014) —Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) , Inc. volunteered more than 250 hours of service today to help clean up the National Mall in Washington, D.C., following the annual Independence Day celebration.
In addition t...[Read more...]
|SENDING FORMULA ONE INTO HYBRID-DRIVE!|
|The technical revolution of 2014 can be expressed in one simple phrase: the engine is no more, long live the Power Unit! This change in terminology reflects the fact that the new powertrain is far more than simply an Internal Combustion Engine. Where the previous V8 format utilised a KERS hybrid system which was effectively 'bolted on' to a pre-existing engine configuration, the Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid has been designed from the outset with Hybrid systems integral to its operation.
In rec...[Read more...]|
|WORLD PREMIERE OF THE BOXSTER GTS AND CAYMAN GTS|
|Atlanta. Porsche is celebrating the world premiere of the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS at Auto China in Beijing. A unique level of performance is required to wear the GTS badge, thus the duo feature more powerful engines and additional standard equipment. Porsche is presenting the two new models for the first time at its press conference on April 20, 11:30 a.m. local time (April 19, 11:30 p.m. EST) in Hall E5, booth 05.
The Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS mid-mounted 3.4-liter 6-cylinder box...[Read more...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|