|Toyota to Pioneer Use of Biosynthetic Rubber in Engine and Drive System Hoses|
|Toyota City, Japan, April 21, 2016 -- Next month, Toyota will become the world's first automaker to use biohydrin, a newly-developed biosynthetic rubber product, in engine and drive system hoses.
Jointly developed by Toyota, Zeon Corporation, and Sumitomo Riko Co., Ltd., biohydrin rubber is manufactured using plant-derived bio-materials instead of epichlorohydrin, a commonly-used epoxy compound. Since plants absorb CO2 from the atmosphere during their lifespan, such bio-materials achie...[Read more...]|
|PRESCOTT HILL CLIMB – ANNUAL FRENCH MOTORING FESTIVAL|
|• Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014|
The annual French invasion of 'La Vie en Bleu' (Life in Blue) makes a welcome return to Prescott Hill Climb on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2014. This year sees many of its regular competitors plus some wonderful surprises including Amilcars, fresh from their UK rally, Voisins including the hill climber and Gerin, and a regular London to Brighton entrant - a Panhard Levassor with a 4 cylinder engine and tonneau body.
If those cars have w...[Read more...]
|BMW at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).|
|Munich. The present and future of driving pleasure converge in the new models presented by the BMW and BMW i brands at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the highlights of the world's most important car show this year is the joint premiere of the BMW i3 and BMW i8. The BMW Group's first purely electrically powered vehicle to go into series production and the world's most forward-looking sports car showcase the future focus, universal appeal and broad spre...[Read more...]|
|BMW AT THE 2013 FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW (IAA).|
|Munich. The present and future of driving pleasure converge in the new models presented by the BMW and BMW i brands at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2013 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the highlights of the world's most important car show, which takes place from 12 – 22 September this year, is the premiere of the BMW i3. With its passenger cell made from carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and BMW eDrive technology designed to deliver zero-emission driving, the first series-produced...[Read more...]|
|2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Named an Automotive Science Group (ASG) 'Best 5 All-Around Performance' Honoree|
|Cypress, California, June 12, 2013 – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is proud to announce its popular 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander crossover model has been named as a 'Best 5 All-Around Performance' recipient from the Automotive Science Group (ASG) in the Mid-Size SUV category.
The ASG 'Best 5 All-Around Performance' honorees have the highest combined Social, Environmental and Economic performance in their class based on the following criteria:
1. Social Performance assessme...[Read more...]|