|ASTON MARTIN WITH A TROUBLED PAST BECOMES BONHAMS TOP SELLER AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL|
|The incredibly rare 1949 Aston Martin DB Team Car registered 'UMC 65', left in a garden for decades before being stolen some 14 years ago and now finally returned to its rightful owners, has sold at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale for £679,100.
Taken in 2002, this 1949 Le Mans 24-Hour race veteran was recovered by police more than a decade later. Its original owners then decided to enter it into Bonhams Goodwood auction.
James Knight, Bonhams International Group Motoring Director, said: 'T...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET DEMONSTRATES COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF SILVERADO'S ROLL-FORMED, HIGH-STRENGTH STEEL BED|
|DETROIT — Lab tests and field demonstrations show Silverado's roll-formed, high-strength steel bed outperforms the competitor's stamped aluminum bed, as shown in new videos released by Chevrolet.
The campaign is a dramatic example of Chevrolet engineers' work to select the right material, enabled by the right manufacturing processes, for the right application.
According to Sandor Piszar, Chevrolet truck marketing director, it also demonstrates why Silverado is a smart choice for cus...[Read more...]|
|Audi announces pricing for the updated 2016 Q3 crossover|
| ||•Compact crossover receives redesign of front lights, grille, and exterior fascia along with Alu-optic interior MMI controls and interior upgrades
•Front and rear parking sensors with rearview camera join wide array of standard equipment
•Full LED headlights and dynamic rear turn signals on Prestige trim
Audi today announced pricing for the 2016 Q3. The redesigned compact crossover now boasts a wider array of standard features, including front and rear parking sensors with a rearview camera...[Read more...]|
|2014 MAZDA6 NAMED TO WARD'S ‘10 BEST INTERIORS' LIST|
| ||The all-new 2014 Mazda6 today was named to WardsAuto World's 10 Best Interiors list, as chosen by the publication's editors. The redesigned mid-size sports sedan features Mazda's new design language called KODO 'Soul of Motion,' which translates muscular movement and power into agile proportions, detailed sculpting and expressive character. The Mazda6 also was recently named one of the top three vehicle designs in the world for 2013 by the World Car Awards.
'The automotive industry, regardl...[Read more...]|
|Chevy Indycar Engine Offers Promise For passenger Cars|
|The unbeaten track performance of the new Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 engine is bringing acclaim to the engineers who created it and hope for its significant technology to find its way into passenger cars.
Engineers Mark Kent and Matt Wiles, along with Steve Miller and Steve O'Connor from Ilmor Engineering, took home the 46th annual BorgWarner Louis Schwitzer Award on Monday for their work on the Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 engine. The award recognizes individuals for innovation and engineering excellen...[Read more...]|