|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...]|
|NISSAN GIVES GAMERS 2020 VISION|
|Virtual supercar created to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo driving game becomes real at Goodwood Festival of Speed
◾NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo to be presented at Goodwood on June 26
◾2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body
◾Four-wheel drive chassis, active suspension
◾Virtual version available to download in July
GOODWOOD, England – Nissan's vision of a supercar for near future, originally created as the study model among Nis...[Read more...]|
|BLACK WIDOW'S STINGRAY AMONG 15 CHEVROLETS IN CHICAGO|
|Brand partners with Marvel Studios for 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
CHICAGO – So if the Black Widow had a sports car, what would it be?
You don't have to wait until the April 4 premiere of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' to find out. Visitors to the Chicago Auto Show will see the world premiere of the black-on-black Corvette Stingray driven by S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Black Widow in the sequel to Captain America.
They should not expect to see the Black Widow, but Chev...[Read more...]|
|Gooding & Company's 10th Anniversary Pebble Beach Auctions Saturday Sale Realizes More Than $53.7 Million|
|Santa Monica, Calif. (August 18, 2013) – Gooding & Company, official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance® and acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, realized more than $53.7 million during the first of its two Pebble Beach evening auctions. 64 of the 68 lots offered, a 94% sale rate and an average price per lot $839,609 with the most notable being the 1957 Ferrari 250 GT 14-Louver Berlinetta (Lot 39) that set a world record for a ...[Read more...]|
|Lexus Celebrates The International Design Community With 'Design Matters' Event In New York City|
| ||Akio Toyoda hosts event showcasing commitment to design
NEW YORK (April 19, 2013)—In its ongoing pursuit of innovation, Lexus is pushing the boundaries of technology, craftsmanship and design. This dedication to design was celebrated at an event hosted by global President Akio Toyoda in New York City. The event, called 'Design Matters,' showcased Lexus' commitment to design, both in its new products and in its global brand activities to an audience of established and aspiring me...[Read more...]|