|Volkswagen Of America Reports May Sales|
| ||- Company reports best ever May results for Passat, Jetta and TDI®Clean Diesels -
◾May sales total 38,013 units, representing a 1.7 percent decrease versus the prior year
◾Chattanooga-built Passat delivered 10,267 units for the month, up 0.9 percent versus last year, and its best May and TDI® Clean Diesel results ever
◾Total Jetta deliveries were 15,910 units, up 4.8 percent versus last year and its best May ever
◾Total Beetle deliveries accounted for 3,718 units, up 23.9 percent ye...[Read more...]|
|Aston Martin Set To Take Nürburgring 24 Hours By Storm|
|◾Debut of Aston Martin Bilstein Vantage GT3 at the Nordschleife
◾Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S set to make history with zero CO2 emission lap
◾Close-to-production V12 Vantage targets class honours
Aston Martin heads to the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring (N24) in Germany this weekend (18-20 May) with three very different race cars – an international championship-winning V12 Vantage GT3, a record-breaking Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S and a close-to-production specification V12 Vantage.
Aston M...[Read more...]|
|VICARI AUCTION COMPANY OFFERS RARE '62 & '63 Z06 CORVETTES AT 2013 CRUISIN' NOCONA|
|In a recent rare find, two classic Chevrolet Corvettes (one '62 and one '63) - stored for decades-are being made available by the Vicari Auction Company. Both vehicles will cross the block during 2013 Cruisin' Nocona, a north Texas collector car auction and classic car poker cruise set for April 19th and 20th in historic Nocona, Texas.
The Corvettes are virtually all-original, and have been stored in Texas by a classic-vehicle aficionado and collector since the 1980s.
|VOLKSWAGEN CLAIMS BEST HIGHWAY FUEL EFFICIENCY, WITH SEVEN MODELS THAT ACHIEVE MORE THAN 40 MPG|
|• New Jetta Hybrid earns EPA fuel economy rating of up to 48 mpg; the first compact hybrid available with a turbocharged engine|
Herndon, VA - With EPA estimated fuel economy ratings of 48 mpg on the highway, 42 mpg in the city, and a combined rating of 45 mpg, the Jetta Hybrid becomes the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the Volkswagen lineup and the seventh model capable of more than 40 mpg on the highway. With sales of the Jetta Hybrid beginning later this month, Volkswagen wil...[Read more...]
|Toyota Sales Increase 11.6 Percent in April 2012|
| ||TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2012) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported sales of 178,044 units, an increase of 25.5 percent compared to April 2011 on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Unadjusted for 24 selling days in April 2012 versus 27 selling days in April 2011, TMS sales were up 11.6 percent over the year-ago month on a raw volume basis.
The Toyota Division posted April total sales of 160,493 units, an increase of 27.2 percent over April 2011 on a DSR basis. Volum...[Read more...]|