|GM INVESTS $148 MILLION IN SPRING HILL MANUFACTURING|
| ||• Investment Allows GM to Meet Market Demand for Efficient V8 Engines|
SPRING HILL, Tenn. — General Motors will invest $148 million to repurpose flexible machining and assembly equipment at its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant to build V8 engines to meet market demand, retaining approximately 200 jobs.
The investment will enable Spring Hill to quickly add capacity to build the Small Block 6.2L V8 engine in the popular truck and SUV segment. This will be the first time Spring Hi...[Read more...]
|FORD ECOBOOST CHALLENGE RETURNS IN MARCH FOR 17-CITY TEST-DRIVE TOUR; PARTICIPANTS ELIGIBLE TO WIN ALL-NEW FORD EDGE|
|◾Ford EcoBoost® Challenge gives consumers across America a fun and free weekend opportunity to test drive the hottest and most innovative Ford products and features
◾For 2015, EcoBoost Challenge expands to 17 cities, and provides participants a chance to win an EcoBoost-powered 2015 Ford Edge
◾EcoBoost Challenge features the most highly anticipated Ford models, including all-new 2015 F-150 and Mustang; consumers can register at ecoboostdrive.com
Ford Motor Company is once again giving fans ...[Read more...]|
|2015 Corvette Z06 Rated at 650 Horsepower|
|Supercharged LT4 V-8 engine is the most powerful ever from Chevrolet
DETROIT – The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower.
The Z06's LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine is SAE-certified at 650 horsepower (485 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 650 lb-ft of torque (881 Nm) at 3,600 rpm.
'The LT4 Small Block sets a new benchmark for power and ...[Read more...]|
|PRODUCTION OF AWARD-WINNING PENTASTAR ENGINE ECLIPSES 3 MILLION|
|◾Total production of 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine hit 3 million today
◾Available in 17 Chrysler Group vehicles across nine vehicle segments
◾Powers vehicle range once served by seven different V-6 engines
◾One of Ward's 10 Best Engines three years running
◾Contributes to 22 best-in-class benchmarks, from fuel economy to towing
◾Design has spawned Pentastar engine family – 3.2-liter V-6 (all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee) 3.0-liter V-6 (2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee sold in China)
◾Nearly half of all...[Read more...]|
|Jim Harbaugh to Pace Indy 500 in 2014 Corvette Stingray|
|INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, will drive the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car to lead the pack of 33 racers to the start of the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, this Sunday.
Harbaugh, who took the 49ers to the Super Bowl in 2012, is no stranger to Indianapolis. He was a quarterback for the Colts football team from 1994 through 1997. During his time with the Colts, he was named AFC Player of the Year and named to the Pro ...[Read more...]|