|NEW 8-SPEED ENABLES QUICKER, MORE EFFICIENT CORVETTE|
|DETROIT – The all-new, paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission makes the 2015 Corvette Stingray faster and more fuel efficient, with 0-60 acceleration of only 3.7 seconds and an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway.
'The Corvette Stingray is a great example of how we are leveraging engineering and technology to improve both efficiency and performance,' said Mark Reuss, GM executive vice president, Global Product Development, Purchasing & Supply Chain. 'No other car can match 460...[Read more...]|
|BUILDING GREENER PASTURES: TOYOTA TAPS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FIRM CORGAN FOR NEW NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS|
| ||Plano, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 – It's official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota's lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
'After a search that included some of the finest architectural firms in the world, we are thrilled to welcome Corgan as designers of our North American headquarters in Plano, Texas,' said Doug Beebe, corporate manager of Administrative Services at Toyota. 'Corgan is a world-class firm that has designed man...[Read more...]|
|ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS APPOINTS NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA AND SOUTH AMERICA|
| ||Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Brett Soso as Regional Director for the Middle East, Africa and South America. Soso replaces Geoffrey Briscoe who is returning to Australia.
Soso (42) who is a South African joins Rolls-Royce Motor Cars from a very successful career in the highly competitive automobile retailing industry in South Africa.
Speaking from the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, in the UK, CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös said, 'Geoff Briscoe has made a substantial c...[Read more...]|
|Techno Classica 2014: more than 30 racing cars to celebrate 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history|
|•Cars that were the heroes of magical moments put their stamp on this high-powered, most comprehensive show presentation
•With more than 30 vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Classic presents motor racing history in all its unique breadth and depth
•120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport in the focus of the leading international classic motor show
120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor racing history have produced a timeline of extraordinary victories which since 1894 also stand for outstanding innovations ...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|