|THE McLAREN F1|
|FOR THE DRIVER VITALLY – AS IN ONE OF McLAREN'S WORLD CHAMPION RACING CARS – DRIVER AND VEHICLE BECOME ENTIRELY AS ONE
The primary design consideration for the McLaren F1 has been to make it without reserve 'a driver's car', an extremely high-performance design which advances all conventional boundaries. It combines Formula 1 racing car dynamics with genuine Grand Touring capabilities. ▪ Beginning with its radical and entirely innovative one-plus-two seating configuration, the McLaren...[Read more...]|
|GM STARTS WORK ON NEW PERFORMANCE AND RACING CENTER|
|• Pontiac, Mich. facility dedicated to race engineering, electric motors and more|
PONTIAC, Mich. – General Motors today began construction of a state-of-the-art facility for race engine design and development, as well as an electric motor laboratory and gear center.
GM's continued investment in motorsports comes from the time-tested belief that racing is the ultimate proving ground for much of the technology that applies to the vehicles GM sells.
'The GM Performance and Ra...[Read more...]
|DRAGON RACING JOINS FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP|
|• Leading IndyCar squad appointed fourth team for new global electric series|
LOS ANGELES, USA (25th September, 2013): Leading IndyCar outfit Dragon Racing has today signed an agreement with series promoters Formula E Holdings to become the fourth team to enter the FIA Formula E Championship – the new fully-electric race series beginning in September 2014.
Dragon Racing is owned by media and publishing entrepreneur Jay Penske, with its headquarters based in Los Angeles – a cit...[Read more...]
|DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA RECOGNIZES 44 MASTERS OF QUALITY|
| ||Portland, Ore. - Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has recognized 44 North American manufacturers from the United States, Canada, and Mexico as recipients of its highest award for its suppliers: the 2012 Masters of Quality Supplier Award. The selected suppliers provide top quality components for Freightliner and Western Star truck brands.
The annual program, now in its 26th year, recognizes suppliers that meet or exceed Daimler Truck North America's stringent quality standards by rec...[Read more...]|
|Tesla Hires Aston Martin'S Vehicle Engineering Leader|
| ||Monday, May 6, 2013
PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Tesla has hired Aston Martin's Chief Engineer of Vehicle Engineering, Chris Porritt, to be its Vice President of Vehicle Engineering. Chris is a world-class leader and automotive engineer who established Aston Martin's Vehicle Engineering team from the ground up and used his innovative approach as Chief Engineer for Aston Martin's One-77 supercar. The One-77 was best known for its advanced structural design combined with cutting edge active suspe...[Read more...]|