|NISSAN ZEOD RC MAKES HISTORY AT LE MANS WITH ALL ELECTRIC LAP|
|LE MANS, France – Nissan made history at Le Mans this morning with the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of Le Mans.
GT Academy winner Wolfgang Reip was at the wheel as the ZEOD RC completed an entire 8.5-mile lap powered by a pair of 110 kW electric motors rotating at 40,000 rpm during the morning warm-up.
The Nissan ZEOD RC previously hit its first target during Thursday evening qualifying when it topped 300km/h on the Mulsanne Straight on elec...[Read more...]|
|FORD BUILDS TWO MILLIONTH ECOBOOST ENGINE AS CONSUMER DEMAND GROWS IN MARKETS WORLDWIDE|
|◾More than 100,000 EcoBoost engines now produced every month, with a target of 1.2 million for 2013, up more than 60 percent from 2012. For the first time, EcoBoost production expected to exceed Ford's global diesel-engine production
◾Customer demand exceeds projections globally with 90 percent of Escape buyers in North America and 95 percent of Kuga buyers in Asia choosing EcoBoost; in diesel-centric Europe, 39 percent of Focus customers opt for EcoBoost
◾Ford doubled Cologne, Germany, produc...[Read more...]|
|MANAGEMENT RESHUFFLE AT PORSCHE SALES COMPANIES WORLDWIDE|
|Stuttgart/Germany. Porsche AG has reassigned responsibilities for important sales regions and subsidiaries of the sports car manufacturer:
Following his successful expansion of the subsidiary in China since 2007 Helmut Bröker is set to take over the leadership of the sales region Overseas and Growth Markets(Middle East, Africa, India, South-East Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Japan and Latin America) as of 1 July 2013. Deesch Papke, who has successfully developed this sales region over t...[Read more...]|
|Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions Grows 100% in 2013|
|Russo and Steele adds Newport Beach and Las Vegas Auctions To Its 2013 Schedule
Building upon over 13 years of success Russo and Steele is growing by 100% with the addition of two new auction events in 2013. The expansion to Newport Beach and Las Vegas in 2013 is a critical step for the auction company and its business growth. Drew Alcazar, owner of Russo and Steele, stated 'Both Scottsdale and Monterey have matured to what we feel exemplifies the Russo and Steele experience. Addin...[Read more...]|
|Allgaier Looks For Different Ending To Road America Finish At Sargento 200|
|Even though he has made only two starts at the legendary four-mile road course, it was last season's race at Road America that will forever be ingrained upon the memory of Justin Allgaier. After the 2011 event was extended past its original distance of 50 laps, Allgaier found himself in the lead during the final green-white-checkered finish attempt, hoping he had enough fuel to get him to the checkered flag. Unfortunately, the caution flag was waved half way to the white flag, thus ending the ra...[Read more...]|