|VOLVO CARS OF NORTH AMERICA HOSTS UNPRESCEDENTED COLLECTION OF 'FIRST' CARS AT HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE|
|ROCKLEIGH, NJ (Oct. 5, 2015) – An unprecedented collection of new and historic Volvo cars will be assembled at the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina this October 31-November 1.
To help celebrate a long lineage of elegant and iconic automotive design, five historic Volvo cars will sit alongside the future of the company -- an all-new XC90 T8 Twin Engine, the world's first seven-passenger plug-in hybrid SUV.
Perhaps the most notable historic ...[Read more...]|
|EUROPEAN AUTO INDUSTRY EMBRACING 48V HYBRIDS AS MOST COST EFFECTIVE ROUTE FOR CO2 AND NOX REDUCTION|
|Controlled Power Technologies (CPT), a major sponsor of the recent 48V hybrid vehicle conference in Germany, together with leading car makers and tier 1 suppliers, discussed the need for an internationally agreed 48V electrical standard. This is required by the global automotive industry to achieve the economies of scale demanded by original equipment manufacturers. CPT, together with other sponsors, including AVL and Ricardo, is in the vanguard of 48V mild hybrid developments being driven by ev...[Read more...]|
|BRUCE MEYERS TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ICONIC MEYERS MANX BY RACING IN 2014 NORRA MEXICAN 1000 RALLY|
|After months of preparation and with the support of an industry it helped create, Meyers Manx Inc. today proudly announced details of a new project to celebrate the car's 50th anniversary next month. It is entering company founder Bruce Meyers in next month's 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 rally.
The iconic Meyers Manx dune buggy ('Old Red') was invented by Meyers in a small garage on the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach, California and first driven in May of 1964. The spirited and eve...[Read more...]|
|BEACH CARS STORM THE 2014 AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|'For an event like 'The Amelia' a class of beach cars is appropriate and ideal,' said Warner. 'After all, when you take a break from the concours field and sit on the veranda at the Ritz-Carlton with a cool drink in front of you, you stare at the ocean and the beach. I just wish we could find a way to make the beach part of the concours field just this once.'
During the La Dolce Vita epoch, the ultimate European playboy's car was neither a Maserati nor a Ferrari. It arrived on sun splashed ...[Read more...]|
|Eleanor of 'Gone In 60 seconds' Will Cross The Block At Mecum's Indy Auction|
|The Opportunity to Own the Original Movie Hero Car is this May 18 in Indianapolis
A true movie star will make its way down Mecum's signature red carpet this May in Indianapolis. Known by most simply as 'Eleanor,' the modified 1967 Ford Mustang from Touchstone Pictures' 'Gone in 60 Seconds' will cross the block as Lot S135 at Dana Mecum's 26th Original Spring Classic auction this May 14-19.
This collector car icon piloted in the movie by retired master car thief Memphis Raines, playe...[Read more...]|