|FORD GEARS UP TO CELEBRATE PRODUCTION OF 5-MILLIONTH F-SERIES SUPER DUTY|
|◾5-millionth Ford F-Series Super Duty will roll off the assembly line at Kentucky Truck Plant in October, marking a major milestone for the best-selling heavy-duty pickup truck and chassis lineup
◾Ford-designed, Ford-built second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel delivers best-in-class 440 horsepower and best-in-class standard diesel torque of 860 lb.-ft.; F-450 pickup boasts best-in-class towing of 31,200 pounds
◾Super Duty is the No. 1 heavy-duty pickup truck, with a market ...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA MX-5 MIATA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF EXHILARATION|
|◾Celebrate the World's Best-Selling Two-Seat Roadster on Twitter with hashtag #MX5Turns25
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 - On February 9, 1989, the world was introduced to the all-new Mazda MX-5 Miata at the Chicago Auto Show. A few months later, it was named as one of the five 'World's Best Cars' by Road & Track and never looked back.
Twenty-five years later, MX-5 has racked up more than 200 awards and sold more than 920,000 worldwide as of December 2013, making it the Guinness Book of Worl...[Read more...]|
|Worldwide vehicle introductions dominate successful Press Preview at NAIAS|
| ||• Next up: Industry Preview-day two; VP Biden; and the biggest night of giving|
DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 - When the dust settled after two remarkable days of vehicle unveilings, organizers of the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) counted 50 vehicle introductions, the majority being worldwide, presented to a crowd of 5,169 journalists from around the world.
NAIAS Chairman Bob Shuman said the optimism and confidence felt on the show floor is a reflection of a...[Read more...]
|Microcar Collection To Be Giants Of 7Th Annual Barrington Concours D'Elegance|
|BARRINGTON, ILL. – June 27, 2013 – The 7th Annual Barrington Concours d'Elegance will show a group of distinctive, fanciful Microcars on the Concours field during the July 12-14, 2013 weekend, at the Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington, Ill. The group will feature vehicles from several makers including Messerschmitt and Nash built during the 'golden era' of Microcars from the 1950s through 1970s.
'Microcars represent a fun and fascinating period in our automotive history,' said Da...[Read more...]|
|Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Delivers Classic Muscle Car Torque|
|Fuel-efficient compact sedan delivers bursts of 'overboost' acceleration on demand
DETROIT – Imagine quick off-the-line acceleration reminiscent of a classic muscle car combined with the efficiency of a fuel-sipping compact sedan. Dream on? Believe it. The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel uses a turbocharging feature called 'overboost,' but still gets the best highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid passenger car in America.
Cruze Diesel's turbocharged 2.0L engi...[Read more...]|