|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...]
|Tesla Motors Announces Offerings Of Common Stock And Convertible Senior Notes|
| ||Palo Alto, CA – May 15, 2013 — Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today offerings of 2,703,027 shares of common stock and $450 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 in concurrent underwritten registered public offerings. In addition, Tesla has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 405,454 shares of common stock and $67.5 million in aggregate principal amount of the notes.
In addition, Elon Musk, Tesla's Chief...[Read more...]|
|Johnson Controls To Supply Agm Batteries To Chery Jaguar Land Rover|
| ||Advanced batteries will power energy efficient vehicles in China
SHANGHAI, April 19, 2013 - Johnson Controls, the world's leading supplier of automotive batteries, will provide its Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) advanced battery technology to power the Chery Jaguar Land Rover Start-Stop and other vehicles made in China to serve the China market.
'Johnson Controls is providing energy storage solutions to help our automotive customers meet increasingly stringent fuel economy and emi...[Read more...]|