|EUROPEAN AUTO INDUSTRY EMBRACING 48V HYBRIDS AS MOST COST EFFECTIVE ROUTE FOR CO2 AND NOX REDUCTION|
|Controlled Power Technologies (CPT), a major sponsor of the recent 48V hybrid vehicle conference in Germany, together with leading car makers and tier 1 suppliers, discussed the need for an internationally agreed 48V electrical standard. This is required by the global automotive industry to achieve the economies of scale demanded by original equipment manufacturers. CPT, together with other sponsors, including AVL and Ricardo, is in the vanguard of 48V mild hybrid developments being driven by ev...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE'S 914 HONORED AT 20TH AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will honor the first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants.
At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914's seemingly humble origins. They whispered the 'V-Word' . . . Volkswagen. The reality was that the 914 is a blood descendant of the seminal Gmund Porsche, the first car to wear the family name and the crest, a pure sports car designed around a Volkswagen-sourced air-cooled flat-four and a mid-engine con...[Read more...]|
|TATRA UNSEEN FOR DECADES BEGINS LONG JOURNEY FROM CZECH REPUBLIC TO PEBBLE BEACH|
|Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to Feature Streamlined Tatras for First Time
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (July 16, 2014) -- This past week Pavel Kasik bid farewell to his beloved Tatra T77 only days after completing its 20-year restoration. The Tatra started its overseas journey of 4,279 miles from the Czech Republic to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which will host an exclusive feature of streamlined Tatra automobiles for the first time. A passionate car enthusiast, Kasik will...[Read more...]|
|MASERATI AND RUXTON AMONG FEATURED MARQUES AT 2014 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (February 20, 2014) -- Maserati, a marque renowned for its racing greats as well as road cars offering both elegance and sporting performance, takes center stage at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The event, often said to be the most intense collector car competition in the world, will be held on Sunday, August 17, at The Lodge at Pebble Beach.
Additional 2014 features range from rainbow-hued Ruxtons and antique steamers to the elegant coachwork...[Read more...]|
|Singer Vehicle Design Celebrates 50Th Year Of 911 With Latest ‘Re-Imagined' Debut At Quail|
|• Newest Handcrafted Restored Customer Car by Singer Evokes Past Racing Glories of Porsche, With State-of-the-Art Content and Peerless Execution.|
LOS ANGELES – August 1, 2013 – When Singer Vehicle Design (SVD) displays the latest handcrafted masterpiece it has restored for a customer at the 2013 Quail Motorsports Gathering on August 15th, it will note a series of 'firsts' while continuing to salute the genius of Porsche and the 50th anniversary of the original 911. For SVD, the...[Read more...]