|VOLVO TRUCKS MODIFIES NORTH AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE FUELS PLAN|
| ||Adapting to the pace of the North American alternative fuel market, Volvo Trucks has put on hold plans to launch its own compression ignition liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine for North America. Field testing of Volvo's dimethyl ether (DME)-powered vehicles will continue, and the company will continue to offer spark-ignited natural gas engines in its VNM and VNL models.
Development of the natural gas infrastructure to support long-haul trucking has been modest over the last year, and the n...[Read more...]|
|Postwar Ferrari Named Best of Show at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
| ||1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe Named 'Best of Show'
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2014) -- Excited cheers echoed across the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links Sunday when a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was named Best of Show at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington, was the first postwar car to take the top award at the prestigious event in nearly five decades. It was also the first Ferrari to win.
|Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II takes to the starting line of the ADAC 24h Classic Race to compete in the Youngtimer Trophy|
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•Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II boasts design featuring historic themes from 120 years of Mercedes-Benz motor sport history
•Roland Asch and Sebastian Asch take to the wheel on the North Loop of the Nürburgring in the ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race
•Works racing cars built for historic motor sport evoke memories of great victories in different eras
The Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II racing touri...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS WELCOMES NEW FULL-SERVICE DEALER FACILITY IN NEW MEXICO|
|• Volvo Trucks' service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner's Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.|
The 7.5-acre full-service dealership, easily accessible from Interstate 40, just off the Unser Boulevard exit, offers ample parking and 18 truck bays staffed by 16 technicians, two of which are Volvo master technicians. The new location also houses more than $1 million in parts inventory in the 13,000 square-foot parts wareh...[Read more...]
|Honda Civic Type R Concept Model set for Worldwide Debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show|
|Honda today reveals its 2014 Geneva Motor Show line-up, including the worldwide debut of the Civic Type R Concept model, the European debut of the Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Concept, the powertrain layout of the new NSX and the 2014 Civic World Touring Car Championship race car.
Racing Car for the Road – Civic Type R Concept
Honda's appearance at the 2014 Geneva Motorshow will lead with the worldwide reveal of the Civic Type R Concept model, providing the styling direction f...[Read more...]|