|HYUNDAI IONIQ HYBRID SETS 157.825 MPH, FIA-APPROVED LAND SPEED RECORD AT WORLD-RENOWNED BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS|
|Hyundai Engineering Team Explores the Limits of new Hybrid's Eco-performance, Applying Nitrous-oxide and Special Aerodynamics for Record
Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Approved the New Production-based Hybrid Category Record
BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah – A race-prepared Hyundai Ioniq hybrid prototype, developed by Hyundai Motor America's Engineering and Quality team, set an FIA-approved production-based hybrid vehicle land speed record of 157.825 mph, with a...[Read more...]|
|CHRYSLER BRAND CELEBRATES 90 YEARS OF STYLE, ENGINEERING INNOVATION AND GROUNDBREAKING PRODUCTS|
|September 22, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Six, Airflow, Imperial, New Yorker, 300 and Town & Country are just some of the nameplates that mark the rich history of the Chrysler brand.
2015 marks the 90th anniversary of Chrysler, which was founded on June 6, 1925, by Walter P. Chrysler. Chrysler represents more than a brand – it symbolizes the people behind the products, and the influence of its founder can still be felt today.
Walter P. Chrysler built a company and a bran...[Read more...]|
|ARLINGTON 10 MILLION CELEBRATION ADDS TO SUBURBAN'S LEGACY|
|• 2015 marks 80 years of the original, sport utility vehicle|
DALLAS – In 1935, the Hoover Dam was completed, Elvis Presley was born, and canned beer first graced backyard barbeques across America. It was also the year the Chevrolet Suburban was introduced.
No other vehicle has been in continuous production as long as the Suburban. A black 2015 Suburban was the 10 millionth vehicle built at GM's Arlington Assembly Center, which has been the home of the Suburban and other Gen...[Read more...]
|TESTING IN BARCELONA - OVER 500 KILOMETRES FOR ALONSO ON HIS DEBUT|
|Circuit: Catalunya Circuit, Montmelo – 4.655 km
Driver: Fernando Alonso
Car: Ferrari F138
Weather: air temperature 13/17°C, track temperature 13/28 °C. Cloudy in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon.
First day of testing for Scuderia Ferrari and the ten other Formula 1 teams, running at the Catalunya circuit, on the outskirts of Barcelona, from now until Friday. Fernando Alonso made his seasonal track debut, driving the F138 for the first time.
The entire day was dedicated almo...[Read more...]|
|1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts|
|The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklin's Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large portions of the car flying through the air acting like guillotines to the record crowd crammed along the main straight. It would be estimated that more than eighty would lose their life as a result, scores more would be severely injured. Yet, despite the graphic horror of the event the race would co...[Read more...]|