|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...]
|2015 MURANO DESIGN SETS A NEW STANDARD|
|YOKOHAMA, Japan – To the design team tasked with creating an all-new third generation Nissan Murano, one thing was perfectly clear: Nothing less than a return to the original's 'wow' factor would be acceptable.
The new Murano was subjected to three times the normal wind tunnel testing, eventually resulting in a 0.31 coefficient of drag – the same as many sports cars. The 0.31 Cd is projected to be among the best in the midsize crossover segment.
While exploring ways to give the new ...[Read more...]|
|AUDI AND THE LONG WAY TO LE MANS|
|The key steps in the development of the new R18
• Concept established back in July 2012
• First track test in October 2013
Ingolstadt, January 27, 2014 – On June 14/15, Audi will leave no stone unturned to continue its string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The new Audi R18 e-tron quattro the brand will be competing with is the most complex race car in Audi's history. Chris Reinke, Head of LMP at Audi Sport, outlines the key milestones of the project.
July 2012: Shortl...[Read more...]|
|EXA CORPORATION, TATA MOTORS AND ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART COLLABORATE TO TEACH STATE-OF-THE-ART, EFFICIENT AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN|
|• Exa Corporation, Tata Motors and the Royal College of Art Collaborate to Teach State-of-the-Art, Efficient Automotive Design|
BURLINGTON, MA, USA August 13, 2013 Exa®Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA), a global innovator of fluids simulation solutions for product engineering, recently joined forces with the Tata Motors European Technical Center Plc (TMETC) and the Royal College of Art (RCA) to offer an innovative project to educate post-graduate automotive design students on the importan...[Read more...]
|CHINESE GP PREVIEW - FRY: 'MORE TO COME AS WE CONTINUE LEARNING ABOUT THE CAR'|
|This year, the Chinese Grand Prix celebrates its tenth birthday, with every race having taken place at the massive and monolithic Shanghai International Circuit. As Formula 1 has expanded its horizons in recent years, it has generally headed for nations that were expanding their economy. That was definitely the case when the sport landed in the country with the second highest Gross Domestic Product. Since then, China's growth on the automotive front has run at the speed of a Formula 1 machine, m...[Read more...]|