|BARRETT-JACKSON ROCKED PALM BEACH WITH ITS 12TH ANNUAL AUCTION TOTALING MORE THAN $25 MILLION IN SALES|
|• Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared|
· 509 cars sold
· $25 million gross sales
· An estimated 50,000 attendees
· Seven vehicles sold to benefit various national and local charities, totaling $2.35 million
PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two ...[Read more...]
|DAKAR, CATALAN STYLE: COMA TAKES HIS FOURTH AND ROMA JOINS THE PANTHEON|
| ||The toughest Dakar held in South America, with just 204 vehicles (78 motorcycles, 15 quads, 61 cars and 50 trucks, or 47% of those that started) making it to the finish, was dyed in the red and yellow colours of Catalonia. With Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms taking the top two places in the motorcycle category and Nani Roma winning in a car race ten years to the day after doing so on a motorcycle, the Catalan contingent blew the competition away in the 2014 edition. Behind the two KTM riders, Fren...[Read more...]|
|New York's 'Taxi Of Tomorrow' Moves Closer To The 'Taxi Of Today' As Nissan Begins Production|
|The 'Taxi of Tomorrow,' specifically designed to suit the needs of taxi drivers and users, will hit New York City streets this fall
IRVINE, Calif. – Production of the Nissan NV200 Taxi – New York's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' – is now underway at the company's assembly plant in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Nissan developed the new taxi, which is based on the NV200 compact cargo vehicle, to suit the specific demands of the more than 600,000 people who ride in New York City taxicabs every day.
In 20...[Read more...]|
|FORD FUND CELEBRATES INNOVATION AS PART OF HENRY FORD'S LEGACY; ELENA FORD AWARDS INVENTORS WITH SPECIAL PRIZES|
|◾Two days before the 150th birthday of Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring Henry Ford Maker Challenge, named after one of the most influential innovators of the 20th century
◾Elena Ford presented awards to three inventors out of the 400 participating in the fourth annual Maker Faire at The Henry Ford
◾Ford Fund supports innovation in education through long-term partnerships with nonprofits
DEARBORN, Mich., July 28, 2013 – Two days before the 150th birthday of Henry Ford...[Read more...]|
|Barrett-Jackson Flavors Its January Scottsdale Auction With NASCAR Treats|
|• RACING HERITAGE, HIGH PERFORMANCE ARE RECIPES FOR CAR-COLLECTING FEAST|
• SPEED™ SET FOR 39 HOURS of LIVE COVERAGE STARTING JAN. 15
The great Henry Ford once said, 'Auto racing began five minutes after the second car was built.'
And for more than 60 years, there are few entities that better represent auto racing in America than NASCAR. From the hallowed grounds of Daytona International Speedway, to Sonoma, California's intricate and picturesque road course, the sp...[Read more...]