|Ford To Auction Prototype Of The 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet For National Multiple Sclerosis Society At Barrett-Jackson|
|◾Ford is selling a one-of-a-kind prototype of the NHRA competition-ready 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
◾The sale includes an once-in-a-lifetime Mustang experience. The winning bidder will become an honorary member of Team Mustang with full backstage passes to the Ford Product Development Center, Ford Design Studios and Ford Racing
◾Ford to also offer Ride-and-Drives and hot laps at Mandalay Bay Event Center featuring t...[Read more...]|
|Volkswagen Builds New Plant In Changsha, South-Central China|
|◾Planned annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles
Wolfsburg/Beijing, May 16, 2013: Today's groundbreaking marked the beginning of construction work on the new Volkswagen vehicle plant in Changsha in the province of Hunan, south-central China. The factory is being built in cooperation with the Chinese joint venture Shanghai-Volkswagen (SVW). 'We are expanding our capacity in China to four million vehicles per year by 2018 in order to meet demand from our Chinese customers,' Prof. Dr. Jochem ...[Read more...]|
|A BRACE OF LEGENDS RETURN: BMW GROUP CLASSIC LINES UP FOR THE DTM|
|Munich. On the first weekend of May 2013 the Hockenheimring will host the curtain-raiser to the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) season - and the opening salvo in BMW Motorsport's title defence. Following the drivers' and manufacturers' title-winning exploits of Canada's Bruno Spengler and BMW in the brand's comeback season of 2012, all eyes are now on the latest version of the victorious BMW M3 DTM. However, the undercard for the first of the season's ten races will also be worth a look, as BMW...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Classic at the 2012 Grossglockner Grand Prix|
|• Revival of the mountain race from the 1930s
• Mercedes-Benz SSK and W 125 at the start
• 92 bends, 14 hairpins, 15 kilometres and a 1300-metre altitude difference
The Grossglockner mountain race was one of the most prestigious motor sports events of the 1930s. This year it will be revived with the 2012 Grossglockner Grand Prix to be held from 20 to 22 September 2012 and Mercedes-Benz will be there with some famous cars. In 1938, the brand took part for the first time.
As a classic c...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|