|THE ROAD TO WORLD CAR CONTINUES WITH FINALISTS' ANNOUNCEMENT|
| ||The Road to the World Car continues with today's announcement of the finalists in all five award categories.
This release kicks off the countdown for the 2016 World Car Awards (WCA) prize-giving ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year will all be declared at this time.
2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the p...[Read more...]|
|Lexus and Toyota Roll-Out Low-Cost Automated Braking Safety Packages|
| ||•Toyota Safety Sense and Lexus Safety System-Plus Raise The Bar On Automated Driver-Assist
•Packages Available On Nearly All Models and Trim Levels By End of 2017
NEW YORK, NY, March 30, 2015 - The world's first compact crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) and the world's first luxury crossover SUV are helping to bring advanced safety technology to the mass market; raising the bar and lowering the price. The move is a major stride towards Toyota's vision of a mobility future that im...[Read more...]|
|LAND ROVER UNVEILS NEW PREMIUM COMPACT DISCOVERY SPORT AND LAUNCHES 'GALACTIC DISCOVERY' WITH VIRGIN GALACTIC|
|◾Land Rover unveils the 2015 Discovery Sport, the brand's new versatile and capable premium compact SUV, with a film captured at Spaceport America, the home of Virgin Galactic
◾The Discovery Sport features a 240hp turbocharged 2.0L, nine-speed automatic with four-wheel drive in a versatile seven passenger, 5+2 seating configuration
◾New Discovery Sport will go on sale in the U.S. in early 2015 with a starting price of $37,995*
◾Land Rover 'Galactic Discovery' competition to find four aspiring...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams smashes multiple world records at $32.7 million Quail Lodge motorcar auction|
|Bonhams 16th annual Carmel automotive auction – the longest running sale during the Monterey Peninsula Car Week – was a resounding success with a nearly 90 per cent sale-through rate and nearly $33 million realized.
The Bonhams pavilion, situated on the spacious western lawns of Quail Lodge in sunny Carmel Valley, hosted an incredibly busy viewing in a lovely garden party atmosphere. Buyers from around the world came to view some of the rarest and most important cars ever offered, which resul...[Read more...]|
|Nissan North America Sets All-Time Single Month Sales Record with March Sales Up 12.5%|
| ||Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported March U.S. sales of 136,317 units versus 121,141 units a year earlier, an increase of 12.5 percent, and a record for any month in the company's history. Nissan Division sales also set a new sales record, up 14.8 percent for the month at 126,132 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were down 9.8 percent from the prior year, to 10,185 units.
•Nissan Division also posted its best all-time month in March with 126,132 sales, ...[Read more...]|