|MERCEDES-BENZ 540 K SPECIAL ROADSTER REALIZES $9.9 MILLION TO SET NEW ARIZONA AUCTION RECORD|
|PHOENIX, Arizona (January 29, 2016) – A 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster sold for an outstanding $9,900,000 at RM Sotheby's Arizona Biltmore sale in Phoenix tonight to enter the history books as the most valuable automobile ever sold during the famed Arizona auction week. The previous record for an automobile sold in Arizona was held by a Ferrari 250 LM, which garnered $9.625 million at RM's 2015 Arizona Biltmore sale.
One of the most prestigious and beautiful automobiles of...[Read more...]|
|1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Spyder Epitomizes The Elegance at Hershey|
|HERSHEY, PA - The theme for this year's Elegance at Hershey is Celebration of Speed. After deciding upon the overall theme, 'One of the first decisions we made was to choose an automobile that epitomized that concept,' stated Steve Moskowitz, Elegance Vice Chairman. After much deliberation, it was concluded that the logical choice would be the Alfa Romeo Touring Spyder.
A call was made to Mr. Oscar Davis of Elizabeth, NJ - the owner of a number of fabulous classic automobiles. Last ye...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS TO AGAIN SPONSOR AMERICA'S ROAD TEAM IN 2015|
| ||Volvo Trucks will continue its sponsorship of America's Road Team, serving as the sole sponsor of the premier trucking industry safety outreach program.
As part of its support, Volvo will donate a 2015 Volvo VNL 780 model for use by the America's Road Team program. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American Sales and Marketing, made the announcement at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, California.
'Volvo Trucks is proud to again...[Read more...]|
|NEW BELGIAN CIRCUIT AWAITS WORLD RX CREWS|
| ||The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will conclude its busiest stretch of the season in Belgium this weekend as the Championship prepares for its third World RX event in a row. With a newly-built rallycross circuit plus guest drives from former WRC star Francois Duval and GT Racer Edward Sandstrom, the Belgian RX round will be a welcome addition to the calendar as the FIA's newest World Championship approaches its half-way point.
Set 60 miles south-east of Brussel...[Read more...]|
|GM Leads Industry with Most American-Made Vehicles|
|DETROIT – For the second year in a row, General Motors dominates the 'Made in America' Automotive Index produced by American University's Kogod School of Business. GM's Chevrolet Corvette Stingray tied for No. 1 and 17 other GM vehicles tied for places in the Top 10.
In addition to the Stingray, seven other Chevrolets made the Top Ten including: Traverse, Equinox, Express, Malibu, Impala, Suburban and Tahoe. Other GM vehicles that ranked in the Top 10 were the GMC Acadia, Acadia Denali...[Read more...]|