|SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO JAMES HUNT AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC|
|◾Special 40th anniversary celebrations of the flamboyant Englishman's title winning season
◾Freddie Hunt drives 1976 championship winning McLaren M23
◾Iconic circuit witnessed three of Hunt's most famous F1 victories
The headline grabbing career of one of Britain's most charismatic and colourful sportsmen will be celebrated at this summer's Silverstone Classic (29-31 July). It's exactly 40 years since hard driving, fast living James Hunt overcame all the odds to win the FIA Formula One Wo...[Read more...]|
|OLSBERGS MSE FORD WINS FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS' TITLE|
|• Team caps championship season with double podium in Argentina|
SAN LUIS, Argentina (November 30, 2014) -- Olsbergs MSE Ford won the FIA World Rallycross Championship teams' title and capped a winning year with a double podium result this weekend at the season-ender in Argentina.
'I am very proud of our accomplishments in the sport of rallycross this season,' said Olsbergs MSE team owner Andreas Eriksson. 'Winning the teams' title in the FIA World Rallycross Championship is a...[Read more...]
|2015 YUKON DENALI GAINS EIGHT GEARS, IMPROVED HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY|
|• Updated model also includes wireless device charging, 4G connectivity|
DETROIT – Thanks to the addition of an all-new 8-speed automatic transmission, the updated 2015 GMC Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali models now lead several competitors in horsepower, torque and highway fuel economy ratings.
Both the Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali now pair their 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engines with a new Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed automatic transmission, designed to be more fuel-effi...[Read more...]
|CHEVROLET SILVERADO GEARS UP FOR 2015|
|• New 8L90 eight-speed automatic supports capability, enhances efficiency|
DETROIT – The all-new, GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed transmission is matched with the available 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 engine in the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, supporting the pickup's capabilities with greater efficiency and refinement.
It was designed with 11 percent greater torque capacity than GM's 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission, complementing the output of the 6.2L, which – at 420 h...[Read more...]
|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...]|