|FORDPASS WITH SYNC CONNECT DEBUTS ON NEW FORD ESCAPE ARRIVING AT DEALERS IN MAY|
|◾New Ford Escape brings to market available FordPass® with SYNC® Connect – allowing drivers to lock, unlock and locate their vehicle, and to schedule remote starts and check fuel level via a smartphone app
◾2017 Escape is first Ford vehicle to offer SYNC 3 with support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – allowing drivers to seamlessly integrate their favorite devices
◾SYNC Connect is enabled through FordPass platform, which is part of Ford Smart Mobility initiative to take the company to...[Read more...]|
|FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 'GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR®'|
| ||• Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner of the 10th Annual Award at LA Auto Show® Press & Trade Days, November 20|
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 21, 2014) – Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2015 Green Car of the Year® program. The 2015 models include the Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf. The Green Car of the Year® award, an honor widely recognized as the auto industry's most important environmental acc...[Read more...]
|1958 Targa Florio: Musso Commands the Heights|
| ||During the invasion of Sicily during the Second World War it would be the mountainous roads around the island that would pose the greatest hindrance to the advance of the British and American forces trying to breakthrough on their way, ultimately, to Italy. A little more than a decade later, these difficult mountainous roads were taking their toll. But, there would be one Italian right at home among the rocky outcroppings.
The 42nd Targa Florio would go ahead as planned despite the growing c...[Read more...]|
|2014 Acura ILX Hybrid Adds To Acura Luxury Gateway Sedan Offerings|
|10/15/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif.
The 2014 ILX Hybrid goes on sale today with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP1) starting at $28,900. The ILX is the only luxury model on the top ten list of Generation Y car shoppers according to J.D. Power and Associates and the ILX Hybrid offers those shoppers an EPA fuel economy rating of 39 mpg city2. A 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an Integrated Motor Assist® electric motor, paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), powers th...[Read more...]|
|1961 Monaco Grand Prix: Outdueled by a Legend|
|Powering his way around Tabac, Richie Ginther would find that his time had run out. He had doggedly fought and wrestled his way around the tight, twisty streets of Monaco in pursuit of Moss. The British veteran had an answer for everything but it required perhaps the best drive of his life to hold off the undersized American.
Paul Richard 'Richie' Ginther started out his career in racing as a mechanic and preparer of racing cars. One of his friends and customers would be the great Phil Hill. ...[Read more...]|