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  • SPYKER COMPANIES DECLARED BANKRUPT

    Zeewolde, the Netherlands, 18 December 2014. Today the District Court of Midden-Nederland, at the request of the administrator, converted the moratorium of payment, granted to Spyker N.V. and its wholly owned subsidiaries Spyker Automobielen B.V. and Spyker Events & Branding B.V. (collectivel
  • Acura NSX Production Model To Make World Debut At 2015 North American International Auto Show Acura NSX Production Model To Make World Debut At 2015 North American International Auto Show

    The production version of the highly anticipated Acura NSX supercar, successor to the legendary original NSX, will make its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12, 2015. The model will reflect the production design and specifications of the mid-engine Acura supercar that is slated to launch in 2015. To celebrate the impending debut of NSX, Acura released a 30-second teaser video that gives an early glimpse of the production car and the sound of its three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid power unit. View the video on Acura's YouTube channel at youtube.com/Acura.
  • ACURA NSX PRODUCTION MODEL TO MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  ACURA NSX PRODUCTION MODEL TO MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    Dec 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The production version of the highly anticipated Acura NSX supercar, successor to the legendary original NSX, will make its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12, 2015. The model will reflect the production design and spec
  • Porsche Racing Shifts up a Gear  Porsche Racing Shifts up a Gear

    Atlanta. Porsche has made a clear commitment to factory and customer racing for 2015 at the annual Night of Champions motorsport gala at the world headquarters in Weissach, Germany over the weekend.

    'We will be keeping the throttle down, and even shift up a gear! Motorsport is deeply root
  • Gooding & Company Adds Two Legendary Ferraris to Scottsdale Offerings Including a 1959 250 GT LWB California Spider Gooding & Company Adds Two Legendary Ferraris to Scottsdale Offerings Including a 1959 250 GT LWB California Spider

    Gooding & Company announced the addition of two superlative Ferraris to its Scottsdale roster. New consignments include a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider (estimate: $8,000,000-$10,000,000) and a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico (estimate: $4,000,000-$5,000,000), making the January 16 and 17 auctions a must attend event.

    'We're thrilled to expand our superb Scottsdale lineup with the addition of these two remarkable consignments. In 2014 we saw an overall increase in demand for exceptional and rare Ferraris amidst the marketplace and we have no doubt that the trend will continue for the marque in 2015,' said David Gooding, President and Founder of Gooding & Company.
  • Sir Stirling Moss And His Mercedes-Benz Champions Reunited At The 20th Anniversary Amelia Concours d'Elegance Sir Stirling Moss And His Mercedes-Benz Champions Reunited At The 20th Anniversary Amelia Concours d'Elegance

    To celebrate two decades of automotive design and competition excellence the 20th Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will reprise the founding Concours of 1996 with the original honoree Sir Stirling Moss. This year marks the 60th anniversary of his record setting victory in the Mille Miglia, his first World Championship Formula 1 victory and the dual World Championships of Mercedes-Benz in the World Sports Car and Formula 1 drivers championships.
  • SIR STIRLING MOSS AND HIS LEGENDARY MERCEDES-BENZ CHAMPIONS REUNITED AT THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE  SIR STIRLING MOSS AND HIS LEGENDARY MERCEDES-BENZ CHAMPIONS REUNITED AT THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE

    Since 1996 the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance has grown from a regional concours to an international award winning event on a global scale and is ranked at the top of the worldwide concours constellation.

    To celebrate two decades of automotive design and competition excellence the 20th A
  • THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI WINS AUTOWEEK'S 'BEST OF THE BEST'/CAR AWARD  THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI WINS AUTOWEEK'S 'BEST OF THE BEST'/CAR AWARD

    The seventh-generation 'hot-hatch' is recognized for its perfect combination of performance, economy, fit and finish, design and value

    Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is proud to announce today that the 2015 Golf GTI has won Autoweek's annual 'Best of the Best'/Car awar
  • ANDREW ROBERTS NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS OF BENTLEY MOTORS

    (Crewe, 16 December 2014) Bentley Motors has today announced that Andrew Roberts will become Director of Communications, effective 5 January 2015. He will succeed Wolfgang Glabus, who will take up the position as Head of Industrial and Environmental Policy at the Volkswagen Group Representati
  • Gooding & Company Adds Two Legendary Ferraris to Scottsdale Offerings Including a 1959 250 GT LWB California Spider  Gooding & Company Adds Two Legendary Ferraris to Scottsdale Offerings Including a 1959 250 GT LWB California Spider

    The two-day event will also drop the hammer on a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe Aerodinamico along with over a dozen other models from the Italian marque

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 12, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the record-setting auction house acclaimed for selling th
  • GMC CANYON IS AUTOWEEK'S BEST OF THE BEST TRUCK  GMC CANYON IS AUTOWEEK'S BEST OF THE BEST TRUCK

    All-new premium midsize pickup wins with style, utility and 'near-luxury' experience

    DETROIT – GMC Canyon today was named Autoweek's Best of the Best/Truck for 2015. Editors praised the all-new premium midsize truck for its design, utility, features and 'perfect size.'

    'It's tr
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY NAME: FCA US LLC

    U.S.-based Automaker's New Name Aligns With Global Parent

    December 16, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker, today announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC.

    The name change is effective immediately and
  • CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET LEGISLATION BOOSTS FUNDING FOR SUCCESSFUL CLEAN AIR PROGRAM

    Bill Would Increase Funding for Diesel Emissions Reduction Act By 50% Over Last Year's Budget

    Washington, D.C. - The federal budget package approved by the U.S. House and U.S. Senate includes a 50 percent increase in funding for a highly effective clean air program that reduces em
  • FORD EMPLOYEES DONATE COATS, HATS AND GLOVES TO HELP FAMILIES STAY WARM DURING COLD WEATHER MONTHS

    ◾Ford delivers more than 1,000 coats and other items collected during its annual Coat & Jacket Drive

    ◾Donated items were delivered in new Transit vans to the Salvation Army for distribution to needy families in Detroit
    ◾Ford and Ford Fund also contributed $1.3 million in hungry relief assistance
  • FORD AWARDS SPELMAN COLLEGE STUDENTS $75,000 AS WINNERS OF SECOND ANNUAL HBCU COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

    ◾Spelman College in Atlanta takes home top prize in Ford's 2014 Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Challenge with its plan for showing families in the West End community where it is located how to grow vegetable gardens inside their home
    ◾Ford offers the HBCU Community Challenge i
  • MANUELA HOEHNE PROVISIONAL DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS OF BUGATTI

    Molsheim/Wolfsburg, 16 December 2014. Bugatti has today announced that Manuela Hoehne will take over the position as provisional Director of Communications of Bugatti, effective 5 January 2015. She will succeed Wolfgang Glabus, who will take up the position as Head of Industrial and Environm
  • Barn Find Sawyer's Sandhills Museum Collection Slated for Worldwide Auctioneers 14th Annual The Houston Classic Auction  Barn Find Sawyer's Sandhills Museum Collection Slated for Worldwide Auctioneers 14th Annual The Houston Classic Auction

    Auburn, IN. December 10th, 2014. Worldwide Auctioneers announced today that a remarkable and long concealed assortment of pre-war, brass era and steam-powered motorcars from the Sawyer's Sandhills Museum Collection will go under the hammer at its 14th annual The Houston Classic Auction. The c
  • The Lola Mk 6 GT The Lola Mk 6 GT

    Eric Broadley's firm would gain notable recognition toward the mid-to-late 1960s as it partnered with Ford to mount an attack on Ferrari's dominance at Le Mans. However, the foundations would be laid much earlier causing Lola to be on the forefront of mid-engine sportscars.

    The foundations would be laid at the Olympia Racing Car Show in January of 1963. Upon this stage Broadley would introduce Lola's latest GT creation, and it would be truly revolutionary.
  • ive Stars for Audi A3 and S3 sedans in government crash test

    - 5-star overall crash safety rating given by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)
    - NCAP Program provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles beyond what is required by Federal law
    - The Aud
  • ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TECHNOLOGY AND LOGISTICS CENTRE ON TARGET

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars confirmed today that construction of the company's new Technology and Logistics Centre at Bognor Regis, close to the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood, West Sussex, is now well underway and on target to be fully operational in early 2016. Ground was first broken in November and
  • McLAREN GT SIGNS OFF THE 650S GT3 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME WITH A PODIUM FINISH AT 2014 GULF 12 HOUR  McLAREN GT SIGNS OFF THE 650S GT3 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME WITH A PODIUM FINISH AT 2014 GULF 12 HOUR

    The 650S GT3 secured a hard-fought podium finish at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hour endurance race at Yas Marina Circuit over the weekend, signing off a successful and competitive year for McLaren GT. The works factory-run effort entered two cars as part of the final stages of the intensive development progr
  • HYUNDAI GENESIS HONORED AS 2015 AUTOGUIDE.COM CAR OF THE YEAR  HYUNDAI GENESIS HONORED AS 2015 AUTOGUIDE.COM CAR OF THE YEAR

    Model Recognized for Driving Dynamics, Styling and Premium Interior

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named the 2015 AutoGuide.com Car of the Year for its exceptional value, drive quality and design.

    'The Genesis impressed us with high-quali
  • RAMINATOR MONSTOR TRUCK AND HALL BROTHERS RACING TEAM SHATTER GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® RECORD  RAMINATOR MONSTOR TRUCK AND HALL BROTHERS RACING TEAM SHATTER GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® RECORD

    ◾America's fastest growing truck brand breaks speed record for monster trucks at Circuit of the America's in Austin, Texas

    December 15, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Raminator, a monster truck sponsored by the Ram Truck brand, has broken the Guinness World Records® record for the 'Fastest S
  • BMW INNOVATIONS AT THE 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) IN LAS VEGAS  BMW INNOVATIONS AT THE 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) IN LAS VEGAS

    BMW Innovations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. 360-degree collision avoidance and fully-automated parking in multi-storey car parks.

    Munich/Las Vegas. BMW was already demonstrating at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 how perfect control technolog
  • ANALYTICS EXPERT TO HELP FORD CREATE MORE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS, CONNECTIVITY SERVICES, EVEN BETTER VEHICLES FOR CUSTOMERS

    ◾·Ford appoints data science and analytics expert Paul Ballew to help the company better understand consumer behavior and develop even better mobility, connectivity and autonomous driving innovations
    ◾·Ford investing more in data science and analytics as a key part of its Blueprint for Mobility and
  • NISSAN, NBC & ADAM LEVINE LAUNCH 'RED THUMB DAY' TO URGE DRIVERS TO STOP TEXTING AND DRIVING  NISSAN, NBC & ADAM LEVINE LAUNCH 'RED THUMB DAY' TO URGE DRIVERS TO STOP TEXTING AND DRIVING

    ◾Drivers are encouraged to mark their thumbs red as critical reminder to put their phones down while behind the wheel
    ◾Red Thumb 'Reminder Bands' available at Nissan dealerships nationwide

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – U.S. Department of Transportation statistics show cell phones are involved in 1.6
  • TEQUILA PATRÓN ESM RUNS FIRST LAPS IN HONDA COUPE  TEQUILA PATRÓN ESM RUNS FIRST LAPS IN HONDA COUPE

    Shakedown test for new HPD ARX-04b Honda coupe
    ◾Extreme Speed Motorsports' Scott Sharp takes the wheel for initial run
    ◾Race debut set for Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Dec 15, 2014 -- Tequila Patrón ESM attacked the 2015 sports car racing season today by running the all-new Honda Performance Development
  • ARIZONA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA AND MICHIGAN FIRST ROBOTICS TEAMS, STUDENTS GEAR UP FOR COMPETITION

    Arizona, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan FIRST Robotics Teams, Students Gear Up for Competition with $230,000 from The Chrysler Foundation
    ◾Latest round of grants will enable an estimated 1,100 students to participate in FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge programs
    ◾Since 1995, The
  • 2015 LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO CALENDAR CONFIRMED  2015 LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO CALENDAR CONFIRMED

    2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo calendar confirmed. Six rounds once again for the European, Asian and North American series, with the World Final in Sebring (USA).

    Sant'Agata Bolognese, 15 December 2014. Lamborghini Squadra Corse has confirmed the 2015 calendar for its thr
  • STATE HIGHWAY OUTSIDE FORD KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT NAMED IN HONOR OF IRV HOCKADAY

    ◾The state of Missouri and Ford are celebrating the contributions of Irvine Hockaday Jr., former president and CEO of Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards and a member of Ford Motor Company's board of directors from 1987 to 2013
    ◾State highway outside of Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant will bear Hock
  • BREMBO: THE CHOICE OF CHAMPIONS FOR 40 YEARS!

    Leadership confirmed with victories in F1, IndyCar, MotoGP, Le Mans Among Others

    PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 11, 2014 – With championships in F1, IndyCar, World Endurance, Le Mans, MotoGP and World Superbike, Brembo, the leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance brake system
  • SABELT INTRODUCES A SAFER, STRONGER, LIGHTER RACE SEAT FOR NASCAR

    MOORESVILLE, N.C, Dec. 11, 2014 – Sabelt recently introduced the first race seat designed specifically for the rigorous demands of the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

    With experience accumulated from numerous victories in GT racing and World Rally, Sabelt engineers designed the new race seat using a fu
  • SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING  SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING

    ◾Three championship wins and twelve other titles for Audi teams
    ◾Endurance racing success in Germany, Belgium and the USA
    ◾Driver variety ranges from gentleman drivers to top-flight pros

    Ingolstadt, December 15, 2014 – The Audi R8 LMS ultra has never before been as successful as in the p
  • SARRAZIN QUICKEST IN PUNTA DEL ESTE TESTING  SARRAZIN QUICKEST IN PUNTA DEL ESTE TESTING

    Venturi driver fastest at in-season test

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (December 14 2014) – Venturi driver Stephane Sarrazin posted the quickest time of in-season testing at Punta del Este, narrowly edging out yesterday's race winner Sebastien Buemi.

    The Frenchman set his best lap of
  • BUEMI WINS IN PUNTA DEL ESTE  BUEMI WINS IN PUNTA DEL ESTE

    e.dams-Renault driver secures maiden victory in front of sell-out crowd

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (December 13 2014) – PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (December 13 2014) - Sebastien Buemi clinched e.dams-Renault's first win of the season in the 2014 Formula E Julius Baer Punta del Este ePri
  • Infiniti Q60 Concept: The Power Of Exhilaration Infiniti Q60 Concept: The Power Of Exhilaration

    Infiniti today gives an intriguing first look at the premium sports coupe concept to be displayed at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

    Muscular lines are revealed in the silhouette of the Q60 Concept: pure, well-defined contours, making the concept's intentions easy to understand at first glance.
  • The BMW 2 Series Coupe: New entry-level engines, new model variants, even greater individuality The BMW 2 Series Coupe: New entry-level engines, new model variants, even greater individuality

    From March 2015, new entry-level engines, a further four-wheel drive model and additional equipment options will increase the diversity of features available for the BMW 2 Series Coupe. With the market launch of the new BMW 218i Coupe, a three-cylinder petrol engine from the BMW Group's latest engine family will be featured for the first time in the brand's sporty and elegant compact model. State-of-the-art BMW TwinPower Turbo technology featured on the new power unit provides a maximum power output of 100 kW/136 hp and exemplary efficiency (combined fuel consumption: 5.6 – 5.1 litres; combined CO2 emissions: 130 – 118 g/km)*. Furthermore, from 2015, the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive will also be available for the BMW 220d Coupe.
  • BMW at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015 in Detroit.  BMW at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015 in Detroit.

    On 12 January 2015, BMW will welcome in the new car year by unveiling a raft of new products at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

    A fixture on the calendar since 1907, the event originally known as the Detroit Auto Show has a long tradition in the USA. This y
  • THE McLAREN 650S GT3 CLAIMS POLE POSITION FOR THE 2014 GULF 12 HOUR ON ITS DEBUT OUTING  THE McLAREN 650S GT3 CLAIMS POLE POSITION FOR THE 2014 GULF 12 HOUR ON ITS DEBUT OUTING

    McLaren GT works drivers Rob Bell (GB), Kevin Estre (FR) and Alvaro Parente (PT) will start on pole position for the 2014 Gulf 12 Hour, after the trio drove the 650S GT3 on its competitive debut outing at the Yas Marina Circuit this afternoon. The team's second entry will start P10 in the Pro-Am cla
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS OVER NINE MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO NOVEMBER FOR FIRST TIME

    • 9.08 million units handed over from Jan. to Nov. / +4.6 percent*
    • 834,800 vehicles delivered in November / +0.7 percent*
    • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Deliveries on track. Ten million mark within reach.'

    Wolfsburg, December 12, 2014 – The Volkswagen Group deliv
  • NASA ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE NEW AFFORDABLE PROTOTYPE SERIES AT PRI SHOW  NASA ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE NEW AFFORDABLE PROTOTYPE SERIES AT PRI SHOW

    NP Series will run the all-new NP01 prototype

    Indianapolis, IN (Dec. 11, 2014) -The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) unveiled today during the PRI Show an exciting new prototype series that will be called the NASA Prototype series (NP). The NP series will debut in fall of 20
  • BANK JULIUS BAER BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR OF PUNTA DEL ESTE EPRIX  BANK JULIUS BAER BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR OF PUNTA DEL ESTE EPRIX

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (December 12 2014): Leading Swiss private banking group Julius Baer has today been announced as the title sponsor for the third round of the all-new FIA Formula E Championship. Held on Saturday, December 13, the race will be titled the 2014 FIA Formula E Julius Baer Pu
  • SIR CHRIS HOY ACCELERATES ALONG THE ROAD TO LE MANS WITH NISSAN  SIR CHRIS HOY ACCELERATES ALONG THE ROAD TO LE MANS WITH NISSAN

    ◾Olympic legend and Nissan brand ambassador will be tested on track at Le Mans in 2015
    ◾Hoy will compete in a Le Mans style prototype racing car in the prestigious 2015 European Le Mans Series
    ◾Unique two-way relationship will see Sir Chris help Nissan #UniteAndExcite fans behind Rio 2016 athletes
  • STATEMENT BY ACURA REGARDING HEADLIGHT RECALL: 2014-2015 ACURA RLX  STATEMENT BY ACURA REGARDING HEADLIGHT RECALL: 2014-2015 ACURA RLX

    ◾Approximately 9,700 model-year 2014-2015 RLX vehicles affected in the U.S.
    ◾Headlight assemblies in affected vehicles to be replaced, free of charge

    TORRANCE, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2014 –

    Acura will voluntarily recall approximately 9,700 model-year 2014-2015 RLX vehicles in the United Sta
  • STATEMENT: AIR-BAG INFLATOR (REGIONAL FIELD ACTION EXPANSION)

    December 12, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is expanding an ongoing regional field action with a recall to replace front passenger-side air-bag inflators in an estimated 208,783 older-model vehicles originally purchased or ever registered in seven U.S. states and five territories
  • FORD NAMES WILLIAM E. KENNARD TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; HOMER NEAL ELECTS TO LEAVE AFTER 18 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today the election of William E. Kennard to the company's board of directors. Kennard's appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015.

    In addition, long-time Ford board member Dr. Homer Neal has elected to leave the board, effective Dec. 31, after serving 18 years.
  • FORD VOLUNTEER CORPS COLLECTS, PACKAGES AND DELIVERS FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY ON A FORD ACCELERATED ACTION DAY

    ◾Hundreds of Ford employees have teamed up to feed the hungry in their local communities
    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund provided more than $91,000 in grants to purchase supplies for today's volunteer projects
    ◾Ford and Ford Fund are donating $1.3 million in financial support, grants, vehicles and other
  • 2015 AZERA RECEIVES COMPELLING DESIGN AND SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS  2015 AZERA RECEIVES COMPELLING DESIGN AND SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS

    Fresh Exterior and Interior Design Cues Coupled with Cutting-edge Safety Technologies Increase Premium Sedan's Appeal

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 – For 2015, Hyundai has significantly increased the appeal of its Azera premium sedan, offering exterior and interior design
  • UPDATED MAZDA STATEMENT REGARDING TAKATA AIRBAGS

    WASHINGTON, DC (December 11, 2014) – In addition to the actions announced on December 4, 2014, as discussed in a separate document, Mazda today announced the following steps in the Takata recall:
    ◾Mazda will institute a nationwide Safety Improvement Campaign of 2004-2008 model-year Mazda6 a
  • Pure Driving Fun, More Extreme Than Ever: The New Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop Pure Driving Fun, More Extreme Than Ever: The New Mini John Cooper Works Hardtop

    MINI has carried a passion for motorsport for 55 years and this is more evident than ever before with the launch of the new MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop. The exceptional performance of the new MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop is a result of the most powerful engine ever installed in one of the brand's production models, suspension technology refined with racing expertise and model-specific design features which not only optimize the car's aerodynamic features but also underscore its exclusive charisma. With its irresistible temperament and high performance capabilities, it not only outperforms the sportiest variants of the new MINI but also the predecessor John Cooper Works variants.
  • World's Top Marques Set to Dominate RM's Arizona Biltmore Sale World's Top Marques Set to Dominate RM's Arizona Biltmore Sale

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will present an incredibly diverse roster of 127 blue-chip motor cars and select memorabilia at its 2015 Arizona sale. Returning to the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, January 15 – 16, entries for the 16th annual auction span the spectrum of the market, upholding the company's reputation for presenting the finest examples of the world's most iconic brands. The Arizona catalogue includes everything from prewar classics, through to important sports and racing cars, late-model supercars and emerging collectibles.
  • World's Top Marques Set to Dominate RM's Arizona Biltmore Sale  World's Top Marques Set to Dominate RM's Arizona Biltmore Sale

    • Desirable models from leading marques will cross the stage at RM's Arizona sale, January 15-16 in Phoenix
    • Classiche-certified 1964 Ferrari 250 LM with fantastic period racing history leads a list of Ferrari highlights
    • Auction also features terrific Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini, Packar
  • FORD DRIVING PERFORMANCE INNOVATION TO NEW LEVELS; MORE THAN 12 VEHICLES COMING FROM NEW GLOBAL TEAM

    ◾Ford bringing more global performance vehicles to customers worldwide; more than 12 new performance vehicles through 2020 – including Focus RS – to be available globally
    ◾Ford uniting regional performance engineering and racing teams as one global team under Ford Performance, delivering more new v
  • VOLVO CAR GROUP ALREADY TESTING ITS NEW THREE-CYLINDER ENGINE  VOLVO CAR GROUP ALREADY TESTING ITS NEW THREE-CYLINDER ENGINE

    ◾New 3-cylinder engine developed by Volvo Cars in Sweden
    ◾Volvo's next step in its impressive Drive-E powertrain program
    ◾Broad range of performance levels up to around 180 hp

    Volvo Cars today confirms its production program to develop a lightweight 3-cylinder petrol engine. The engine, wholly
  • MAZDA POWERS INDY LIGHTS IN 2015  MAZDA POWERS INDY LIGHTS IN 2015

    Mazda Enters Third Decade of Open-Wheel Racing with Addition of Indy Lights

    INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2014 -- Mazda announced the addition of Mazda-power in the all-new 2015 Dallara Indy Lights chassis at the annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. This was the latest de
  • FORD SYNC 3 DELIVERS NEW, INNOVATIVE WAYS FOR PEOPLE TO STAY CONNECTED WITH THEIR LIVES WHILE ON THE MOVE  FORD SYNC 3 DELIVERS NEW, INNOVATIVE WAYS FOR PEOPLE TO STAY CONNECTED WITH THEIR LIVES WHILE ON THE MOVE

    ◾SYNC® 3 – Ford's new communications and entertainment system – features faster performance, more conversational voice recognition, a more intuitive smartphone-like touch screen and easier-to-understand graphical interface to help Ford customers connect and control their smartphone on the road
    ◾Al
  • FORD DRIVES MOBILITY INNOVATION WITH LAUNCH OF STARTUP BUSINESS INCUBATOR IN DETROIT

    ◾Ford supports launch of Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit – a startup business accelerator program to foster innovative transportation solutions that help alleviate growing global challenges such as traffic congestion, parking availability and pollution
    ◾10 startup companies will be selected f
  • ACURA TLX GT PROGRAM EXPANDS FOR 2015  ACURA TLX GT PROGRAM EXPANDS FOR 2015

    ◾Second RealTime Racing Acura to be driven by Ryan Eversley
    ◾Touring Car winner moves up to Pirelli World Challenge
    ◾Joins Peter Cunningham in expanded Acura Motorsports effort

    Dec 11, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Acura Motorsports announced today that Ryan Eversley, a frequent Touring Car
  • MCLAREN-HONDA PREPARES FOR 2015: LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR FUTURE DOMINATION  MCLAREN-HONDA PREPARES FOR 2015: LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR FUTURE DOMINATION

    Dec 11, 2014 -- McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce its new driver lineup for 2015: Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. Kevin Magnussen will remain an important part of the team, as test and reserve driver.

    All three men will play crucial roles in re-establishing the ascendancy of one of
  • VOLVO CARS DRIVE-E T5 WINS WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES OF 2015 AWARD  VOLVO CARS DRIVE-E T5 WINS WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES OF 2015 AWARD

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Dec. 11, 2014) -- Volvo Cars has received yet another award for its highly successful Drive-E powertrain family. The prize, announced on December 10th at WardsAuto Outlook Conference in Southfield, Michigan, marks further recognition of Volvo's highly successful Drive-E power
  • CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY'S ROLE IN U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH & ENVIRONMENTAL GAINS OUTLINED FOR CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE

    U.S. House Committee Examines America's Energy Outlook 40 Years After Creation of Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975

    Washington, D.C. - Diesel power's role as 'the lifeblood of the global economy' and the development of the new generation of ultra-low sulfur clean diesel fue
  • IMSA RELEASES 2015 SPORTING REGULATIONS, TECHNICAL REGULATIONS TO COMPETITORS

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2014) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today delivered its 2015 sporting regulations and technical regulations to teams entered to participate in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2015 in advance of the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24
  • HONDA'S 'GREEN DEALER' GUIDE TO HELP AUTO DEALERS MEASURABLY REDUCE THEIR ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT  HONDA'S 'GREEN DEALER' GUIDE TO HELP AUTO DEALERS MEASURABLY REDUCE THEIR ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

    Comprehensive Honda 'Green Dealer' Guide capitalizes on learnings from the company's Environmental Leadership Program; download the Guide at greendealer.honda.com
    ◾45 U.S. Honda and Acura dealers have reduced their energy consumption by 10% or more, including seven that have cut energy use by at le
  • XTRAC'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY ACHIEVEMENTS - MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR – PETER DIGBY NAMED ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

    Xtrac's notable 30th anniversary achievements - company crowned Manufacturer of the Year – Peter Digby recognised as Entrepreneur of the Year

    Xtrac, the UK's world-leading developer of motorsport transmissions and drivetrain technology, has celebrated its most successful year ever, reach
  • TOYOTA TAKES BIG STEPS TO REDUCE ITS CARBON FOOTPRINT  TOYOTA TAKES BIG STEPS TO REDUCE ITS CARBON FOOTPRINT

    December 10, 2014 -- Kentuckians will soon be breathing a little easier.

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, with help from Waste Services of the Bluegrass, is converting methane from a local landfill into renewable electricity to power Toyota's Georgetown assembly plant.

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  • Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions Kicks Off 15th Anniversary with Eight Initial Offerings to Watch  Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions Kicks Off 15th Anniversary with Eight Initial Offerings to Watch

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    Scottsdale, Arizona (December 1st, 2014) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts. ™ This is far more than a tagline at Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions. It's a lifestyle, and we are gearing up to deliver that singular passion to the High Desert of sunny Scottsdale, Arizona
  • VOLKSWAGEN'S TURBOCHARGED 1.8-LITER ENGINE NAMED TO '2015 WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES' LIST  VOLKSWAGEN'S TURBOCHARGED 1.8-LITER ENGINE NAMED TO '2015 WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES' LIST

    Now powering the 2015 Golf 1.8T, the EA888 turbocharged and direct-injection engine is honored on the coveted list for the second consecutive year

    Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that the Volkswagen EA888 1.8-liter four-cylinder TSI® engine h
  • CHRYSLER GROUP'S 3.0-LITER ECODIESEL V-6, 6.2-LITER HEMI® HELLCAT V-8 AMONG WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES FOR 2015  CHRYSLER GROUP'S 3.0-LITER ECODIESEL V-6, 6.2-LITER HEMI® HELLCAT V-8 AMONG WARD'S 10 BEST ENGINES FOR 2015

    ◾3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 named one of Ward's 10 Best Engines for second straight year; lone diesel on 2015 list
    ◾New 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 most powerful engine ever honored by WardsAuto
    ◾Fifth consecutive year Chrysler Group is represented among Ward's 10 Best; se
  • CORVETTE ENGINE REPEATS WIN AS WARDSAUTO 10 BEST  CORVETTE ENGINE REPEATS WIN AS WARDSAUTO 10 BEST

    6.2L LT1 among industry's elite powerplants

    DETROIT – The high performance, technology-packed LT1 Small Block 6.2L V8 that powers the 2015 Corvette Stingray is a Ward's 10 Best Engine for 2015. The engine also was recognized with this award in 2014.

    WardsAuto reviewed 37 engine
  • 707-HORSEPOWER DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT EARNS EPA HIGHWAY FUEL-ECONOMY RATING OF 22 MPG  707-HORSEPOWER DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT EARNS EPA HIGHWAY FUEL-ECONOMY RATING OF 22 MPG

    ◾22 miles per gallon (mpg) achieved with award-winning 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 and segment-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission
    ◾With NHRA-certified quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.0 seconds and top speed of 204 miles per hour, 2015 Dodge Charger
  • PORSCHE EXCEEDS PREVIOUS YEAR'S SALES BY NOVEMBER

    Last unit of the 918 Spyder sold

    Atlanta. Porsche AG increased global deliveries to customers from January to November this year to more than 169,000 vehicles, already exceeding the overall total for 2013 of 162,145 new vehicles. This represented a growth of 15 percent over the same period
  • MAJOR MEDIA PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCED FOR THE BROADMOOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

    Fans from across the world will have unprecedented access to the 93rd Running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Brought to you by Gran Turismo thanks to a new partnership with automotive entertainment giant, GTChannel. The PPIHC and GTChannel will work together to provide and prom
  • MUSTANG PACES FORD'S TRANSFORMATION AND EXCITING NEW LINE-UP BY STARRING AT SYDNEY NEW YEAR'S EVE  MUSTANG PACES FORD'S TRANSFORMATION AND EXCITING NEW LINE-UP BY STARRING AT SYDNEY NEW YEAR'S EVE

    ◾Ford accelerates its Australian transformation with the Mustang to be featured at Sydney New Year's Eve 2014 after the City of Sydney names Ford an associate partner for the event
    ◾After scaling the Empire State Building and Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, the all-new Ford M
  • NISSAN NAMES MICHAEL COLLERAN REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, NORTHEAST REGION

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As Nissan continues toward its goal of 10 percent market share in the U.S., the company has named Michael Colleran regional vice president, Nissan Northeast Region, effective Jan. 1. Colleran will take over from Gary Frigo, Nissan's current regional vice president, Northeas
  • DRIBBLER MEETS DRIFTER: NEYMAR JR. SPENDS DAY AS OGIER'S CO-DRIVER  DRIBBLER MEETS DRIFTER: NEYMAR JR. SPENDS DAY AS OGIER'S CO-DRIVER

    ◾Taxi ride at rally speed for Brazilian football star Neymar Jr.
    ◾World Champion Ogier and the Volkswagen Polo R WRC meet the ball wizard

    Two sports stars at the top of their game, the 315-hp Volkswagen Polo R WRC, and drifts aplenty: Brazilian football star Neymar Jr. met reigning World Rally C
  • Audi Sport TT Cup As Six-Pack At DTM  Audi Sport TT Cup As Six-Pack At DTM

    ◾Calendar of the new Audi one-make cup has been finalized
    ◾Total of twelve races at six DTM events
    ◾Five rounds in Germany, one in Austria

    Ingolstadt, December 10, 2014 – The calendar for the Audi Sport TT Cup has been finalized. The new Audi one-make cup will be held together with the D
  • FORD EARNS 2015 GLASSDOOR EMPLOYEES' CHOICE AWARD; COMPANY NAMED AMONG 50 BEST PLACES TO WORK IN THE U.S.

    ◾Ford receives a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award for Best Places to Work for 2015, based on feedback from employees regarding their job, work environment and company
    ◾No. 35 of 50, Ford is the highest-ranking automotive company in the large company category to receive this honor
    ◾Ford previously
  • SALVADOR DURAN TO DRIVE FOR AMLIN AGURI IN PUNTA DEL ESTE  SALVADOR DURAN TO DRIVE FOR AMLIN AGURI IN PUNTA DEL ESTE

    Mexican driver replaces Katherine Legge in Uruguay

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (December 9 2014) – Salvador Duran joins the Amlin Aguri Formula E Team line-up for the first South American race in Punta del Este.

    The Mexican driver will replace Katherine Legge and race alongside tea
  • HYUNDAI GENESIS – FINALIST FOR 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR  HYUNDAI GENESIS – FINALIST FOR 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR

    Genesis Sets Sights on Becoming COTY Two-Time Champion

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 – Today, at the Automotive Press Association Luncheon in Detroit, Genesis was named one of the top three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year. The Ford Mustang and Volkswa
  • 2015 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE BEGINS SHIPPING TO FORD DEALERS  2015 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE BEGINS SHIPPING TO FORD DEALERS

    ◾Keys to the first 2015 Ford Mustang convertibles will be in customers' hands shortly
    ◾Available heated seats and remote start allow the all-new Mustang convertible to be enjoyed year-round, even in the coldest climates
    ◾Selectable drive modes with a snow/wet setting tunes Mustang to perform well
  • Toyota Takes Big Steps to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

    December 10, 2014

    Kentuckians will soon be breathing a little easier.

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, with help from Waste Services of the Bluegrass, is converting methane from a local landfill into renewable electricity to power Toyota's Georgetown assembly plant.

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  • All-Original Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona To Be Offered By Its First And Only Owner At RM's Amelia Island Sale All-Original Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona To Be Offered By Its First And Only Owner At RM's Amelia Island Sale

    An all-original 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta, which recently emerged from 25 years in storage, will make its auction debut at RM's Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14. Offered on behalf of its first and only owner, this timewarp Daytona, chassis no. 14385, surfaced last month following two-and-a-half decades in a downtown Toronto parking garage.
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

    Mercedes-Benz is combining two classes of vehicle – each with its own distinct style – to make a new model, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. The sporty nature of a coupe dominates, imbued with the striking characteristics of a robust SUV. In addition to convincing on-road vehicle dynamics, the GLE Coupe looks impressive as well. With its flowing side contour, elongated and low greenhouse, striking radiator grille with central chrome louvre and rear end design, the GLE Coupe cites styling features typical of particularly sporty Mercedes-Benz models.
  • Rinspeed Exhibits 'Budii' At The 2015 Geneva Motor Show Rinspeed Exhibits 'Budii' At The 2015 Geneva Motor Show

    As far as Swiss automotive visionary Frank M. Rinderknecht is concerned, the breakneck speed of technical developments forces us to redefine our relationship with the automobile. The farsighted Swiss says: 'Until now, what we have primarily associated with auto mobility was freedom and individuality. And - consciously or unconsciously - we are prepared to pay a high price in many regards for these privileges. We need only look at the accident statistics.'
  • ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE  ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE

    • RM Auctions presents the 'Condo Find Daytona' at its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14
    • Offered on behalf of its original owner, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona recently emerged from 25 years storage in downtown Toronto
    • The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, RM sale
  • LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN WINTER ACCADEMIA FOR 2015  LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN WINTER ACCADEMIA FOR 2015

    High Performance, Dynamic Ice and Snow Driving Coupled with Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity in Aspen/Snowmass

    HERNDON, Va., December 9, 2014 – Lamborghini Squadra Corse is gearing-up for its first-ever North American-based winter driving school. The 2015 Winter Accademia at Aspen/S
  • RINSPEED EXHIBITS 'BUDII' AT THE 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: 'WE NEED TO REDEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE'  RINSPEED EXHIBITS 'BUDII' AT THE 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW: 'WE NEED TO REDEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE'

    As far as Swiss automotive visionary Frank M. Rinderknecht is concerned, the breakneck speed of technical developments forces us to redefine our relationship with the automobile. The farsighted Swiss says: 'Until now, what we have primarily associated with auto mobility was freedom and individuality
  • 2016 SORENTO OVERVIEW  2016 SORENTO OVERVIEW

    Beautifully Redesigned CUV is Packed with Premium Materials and Amenities, Offers More Headroom and Legroom in All Three Rows, and is Capable Enough to Handle any Adventure-Seeker's Lifestyle

    ◾With a new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine option as well as a stronger body structure, longer wheelbase a
  • ZERO-EMISSION CARS: BOTH CONSUMERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WIN – BY CARLOS GHOSN  ZERO-EMISSION CARS: BOTH CONSUMERS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WIN – BY CARLOS GHOSN

    In his latest LinkedIn Influencer post, Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn explains why electric cars are the future. Find more posts from him on his LinkedIn Influencer page here.

    Last month, the Renault-Nissan Alliance sold its 200,000th zero-emission car. The Nissan LEAF, which we launch
  • THIRD ANNUAL HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS 5K BENEFITING CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH RETURNS TO MAUI ON JANUARY 10

    Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk to be held in conjunction with 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions PGA TOUR Golf Tournament

    MAUI, Dec. 9, 2014 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels today announced it will return to Hawaii for the third annual Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk in Maui on S
  • NEW UPTIME CENTER ADVANCES VOLVO TRUCKS' COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMER UPTIME

    Volvo Trucks has opened its new North American Uptime Center, bringing together key resources to ensure that customers' trucks keep moving. The 123,000 square-foot Uptime Center consolidates the people and systems needed to monitor and respond to vehicle issues in real time, help dealers troubleshoo
  • MINI EXTENDS DAKAR RALLY COMMITMENT UNTIL 2017

    Munich (DE). MINI will continue to play an important role in the Dakar Rally. Just 26 days ahead of the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally (4-17 January), Jochen Goller, Senior Vice President MINI, has announced the two-year extension of the brand's Dakar Rally programme until the year 2017.

    Du
  • 2015 PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE USA BY YOKOHAMA FEATURES NEW RACES

    Events at NOLA, VIR, Porsche Rennsport Reunion Join Series

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2014) – A new event at NOLA Motorsports Park, a return to Virginia International Raceway and the season finale during the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca are among the
  • GM FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES $2.875 MILLION TO HIGHER EDUCATION

    Grants total nearly $45.6 million over last decade to advance STEM

    DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $2.875 million to support 29 leading universities and organizations across the country in 2014 through its University/Organization Partner Pro
  • SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE  SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE

    Stadium Super Trucks Schedule to Feature Events in Eight U.S. Markets, Australia and Canada

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (December 8, 2014) – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS announced today its 2015 schedule, which will feature a diverse and exciting mix of venues and track
  • NISSAN AND STATE OF TENNESSEE PARTNER TO TRAIN FUTURE MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the highest-producing manufacturing plant in North America in Smyrna, Nissan has an ongoing need to develop and maintain a highly skilled workforce in Middle Tennessee. To accelerate its efforts to find and train workers, Nissan and the State of Tennessee are joining f
  • MERCEDES-BENZ GLE COUPE  MERCEDES-BENZ GLE COUPE

    A sportier choice
    December 09, 2014 - Stuttgart -- Mercedes-Benz is combining two classes of vehicle – each with its own distinct style – to make a new model, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. The sporty nature of a coupe dominates, imbued with the striking characteristics of a robust SUV.
  • Mecum Auctions To Debut First Austin, Texas, Collector Car Auction Dec. 12-13 Mecum Auctions To Debut First Austin, Texas, Collector Car Auction Dec. 12-13

    Mecum Auctions will debut its first Austin, Texas, collector car auction at the Austin Convention Center Dec. 12-13 when an estimated 600 collector cars will cross the auction block. The consignment list of cars includes an excellent selection of American muscle cars, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more.

    Among the main attraction consignments is a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Lot S105) that was originally owned by Mercury Astronaut Gus Grissom, a 1967 Ford Mustang (Lot S117) that is one of three 'Eleanor' versions used in the 2000 remake 'Gone in 60 Seconds,' as well as a 2,000-mile Bloomington Gold Certified 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe (Lot S130). Two outstanding private collections are also set to be offered throughout the two-day auction with the Kisber Vintage Truck Collection crossing the auction block on Saturday and the Butch Cooley Collection of 25 classic Chevys and more to be offered on both Friday and Saturday.
  • The first Ferrari Sergio arrives in the UAE The first Ferrari Sergio arrives in the UAE

    The first Ferrari Sergio has arrived in the Únited Arab Emirates. It has been delivered today to its new owner, the SBH Royal Auto Gallery in the ÚAE, at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit, where the Finali Mondiali Ferrari are being staged and which is home to the Ferrari World theme park.
  • SOLBERG SCOOPS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT AUTOSPORT AWARDS

    Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg picked up the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at last night's prestigious Autosport Awards. Presented by former Formula One World Champion Jenson Button, the World RX ace was awarded the accolade at a glittering ceremony held at The Grosvenor
  • Looking for the Perfect Box for the Holidays?  Looking for the Perfect Box for the Holidays?

    New 2015 Scion xB Now Arriving at Dealerships

    TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 – It's that time of year when everyone wants a present in a really cool box. Or, in the case of the 2015 Scion xB, the present IS a really cool box.

    The iconic xB comes with many features that make
  • ALL-NEW 2015 NISSAN MURANO ON SALE NOW  ALL-NEW 2015 NISSAN MURANO ON SALE NOW

    ◾New third-generation Murano crossover arrives at Nissan dealers nationwide just in time for the holidays
    ◾Features a starting M.S.R.P.* of $29,560 USD
    ◾Brings concept car-like styling to the showroom with V-Motion front end, LED boomerang lights and unique floating roof
    ◾'Social lounge' interior
  • MECUM AUCTIONS TO DEBUT FIRST AUSTIN, TEXAS, COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION DEC. 12-13  MECUM AUCTIONS TO DEBUT FIRST AUSTIN, TEXAS, COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION DEC. 12-13

    Event to Feature 600 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More

    Walworth, Wis. – Dec. 8, 2014 – Mecum Auctions will debut its first Austin, Texas, collector car auction at the Austin Convention Center Dec. 12-13 when an estimated 600 collector cars will cross the auction
  • VOLVO CARS INTRODUCES TWIN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY IN WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL AND CLEANEST SUV  VOLVO CARS INTRODUCES TWIN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY IN WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL AND CLEANEST SUV

    The first Volvo designed from the ground up for plug-in/electrification compatibility, the XC90 T8 delivers all the performance of a luxury SUV, but with emission levels that even small hybrid cars struggle to match.

    When designing the XC90 T8, Volvo Cars chose not to compromise on performance, d
  • DELIVERIES BY VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS UP TWO PERCENT TO 5.6 MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO NOVEMBER

    Wolfsburg, December 8, 2014 – The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 5.59 (January-November 2013: 5.48; +2.0 percent) million vehicles to customers from January to November. 'The challenging developments on markets worldwide – above all in Eastern Europe and South America – will contin
  • JEAN-ERIC VERGNE TO COMPETE WITH ANDRETTI FORMULA E

    Formula 1 driver to race in Formula E's Punta del Este ePrix

    INDIANAPOLIS, USA (December 8 2014): The Andretti Formula E Team have today announced that Frenchman Jean-Éric Vergne is to drive for the squad at this weekend's FIA Formula E Championship Punta del Este ePrix.

    'It's
  • FORMULA E HONOURED AT AUTOSPORT AWARDS  FORMULA E HONOURED AT AUTOSPORT AWARDS

    LONDON, UK (December 8 2014): The FIA Formula E Championship was awarded the prestigious Pioneering and Innovation Award at the world-famous AUTOSPORT Awards last night.

    Held at London's five star Grosvenor House Hotel, the world's first all-electric single-seater championship joins an ill
  • STATEMENT BY AMERICAN HONDA REGARDING NATIONAL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: AIRBAG INFLATOR SUPPLIED BY TAKATA  STATEMENT BY AMERICAN HONDA REGARDING NATIONAL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN: AIRBAG INFLATOR SUPPLIED BY TAKATA

    Statement by American Honda Regarding National Safety Improvement Campaign: Driver's Front Airbag Inflator Supplied by Takata

    Dec 8, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Honda will voluntarily expand a regional Safety Improvement Campaign initiated in June 2014 (NHTSA No. 14V-351) into a na
  • VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL

    Herndon, VA - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the panoramic sun
  • TROPHY TIME: WORLD CHAMPIONS VOLKSWAGEN AND SÉBASTIEN OGIER ARE HONOURED IN DOHA  TROPHY TIME: WORLD CHAMPIONS VOLKSWAGEN AND SÉBASTIEN OGIER ARE HONOURED IN DOHA

    ◾Doha (Qatar) hosts festive highlight at the end of a successful WRC season
    ◾Volkswagen team presented with trophies for three WRC titles at FIA Gala

    The World Championship trophy is on its way back to Wolfsburg: Volkswagen was in Doha (Qatar) to receive its three trophies for winning the Manufa
  • STRONG SHOWING FOR NORTH AMERICAN BMW DRIVERS AND TEAMS AT 53RD ANNUAL BMW SPORTS TROPHY PRESENTATION  STRONG SHOWING FOR NORTH AMERICAN BMW DRIVERS AND TEAMS AT 53RD ANNUAL BMW SPORTS TROPHY PRESENTATION

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Dec. 5, 2014 . . . Five North American BMW drivers finished among the top-25 privateer BMW racers in the 2014 BMW Sports Trophy recognition program. Tonight's BMW Motorsport Season Review, a celebration for BMW drivers and teams from around the world, was held at the ne
  • CHRYSLER GROUP'S KOKOMO TRANSMISSION PLANT AWARDED BRONZE DESIGNATION IN WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING

    ◾Becomes eighth North American Plant to earn bronze and highest ranking transmission plant
    ◾Ranking rewards improvements in safety, quality and productivity
    ◾WCM implementation has saved the Company more than $1 billion since June 2009

    December 5, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Gr
  • The 1963 Chrysler 300 The 1963 Chrysler 300

    For 1963, Chrysler built a 300 Convertible for the Indianapolis 500 race. To commemorate this occasion, Chrysler built a limited number of 300 models known as the Pace Setter editions and produced approximately 300 hardtops and 1861 convertibles in this series. The Pace Setters models were given special alabaster white interior, bucket seats, and a square steering wheel. Other features included power steering, power brakes, power windows, and four-way power bucket seats. Pace Setter editions were identified by a small checkered flag placed below the front fender 300 emblem.
  • The 1989 Dodge Dakota The 1989 Dodge Dakota

    As the 1980s came to a close, Dodge capitalized on the evolving and growing popularity of the specialty pickup market with an example of their own - the Dakota Sport convertible. Dodge called it 'the ultimate fun truck.' It was the first postwar production ragtop pickup (and remains as the only postwar production ragtop pickup). The Sport convertible had a manual vinyl top that could be folded back and covered with a boot, or completely removed. The Sport Convertible was based on a two-door pickup with a metal roof on its cab, and was assembled at Chrysler's Dodge City truck complex in Warren, Michigan. The trucks were then shipped to American Sunroof Co. (ASC). ASC sliced the roof off and added the appropriate components to turn it into a convertible for open-air driving.
  • HYUNDAI GENESIS WINS 2014 ESQUIRE SEDAN OF THE YEAR  HYUNDAI GENESIS WINS 2014 ESQUIRE SEDAN OF THE YEAR

    Model Ranked No. 1 for Design, Drive Quality and Value

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis was named the Sedan of the Year by popular men's magazine Esquire for its luxurious design and smooth drive, while delivering value to owners. The Esquire judges
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA CONFIRMS APPLICATION FOR NEW HQ LOCATION IN CAMDEN, N.J.  SUBARU OF AMERICA CONFIRMS APPLICATION FOR NEW HQ LOCATION IN CAMDEN, N.J.

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. has confirmed that it has identified the preferred location of its new corporate headquarters as an all-new development in Camden, N.J. The new site is approximately four miles from the company's current location in Cherry Hill, N.J.

    The confir
  • FIAT BRAND AND CHRYSLER GROUP'S CALIFORNIA BUSINESS CENTER TEAM UP WITH MOTOR4TOYS AND LOCAL CAR COMMUNITY

    ◾FIAT is the presenting sponsor of the 11th annual Motor4Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive
    ◾More than 5,000 vehicles, from supercars and everyday cars to hot rods and rat rods, will gather for the annual charity event
    ◾All car enthusiast groups are encouraged to attend and grow the event
    ◾Goal
  • CITY SAFETY BY VOLVO CARS – OUTSTANDING CRASH PREVENTION THAT IS STANDARD IN THE ALL-NEW XC90  CITY SAFETY BY VOLVO CARS – OUTSTANDING CRASH PREVENTION THAT IS STANDARD IN THE ALL-NEW XC90

    Starting with the all-new Volvo XC90, City Safety becomes the umbrella name for all of Volvo Cars' auto brake functions. The continuously enhanced collision-avoidance and mitigation technologies, which are standard in the XC90, include yet another Volvo world first: automatic braking if the driver t
  • THE ALL-NEW VOLVO XC90 ADDRESSES DANGEROUS RUN-OFF ROAD CRASHES WITH WORLD-FIRST SOLUTION  THE ALL-NEW VOLVO XC90 ADDRESSES DANGEROUS RUN-OFF ROAD CRASHES WITH WORLD-FIRST SOLUTION

    The standard safety package in the all-new Volvo XC90 includes a world-first run-off road protection package. Addressing these common and complex situations will take Volvo Cars another step closer to its vision that no one will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020.

    'Our solu
  • Built For Bond: Aston Martin Debuts Unique Car For Spectre Built For Bond: Aston Martin Debuts Unique Car For Spectre

    Aston Martin together with EON Productions, the producers of the James Bond film franchise, unveiled Bond's stunning new car, the Aston Martin DB10, on the 007 stage at Pinewood Studios.

    The luxury British sports car brand is delighted to confirm that James Bond will once again drive an Aston Martin in Spectre. On this occasion, it will be a model developed specifically for the film and built in-house by the brand's design and engineering teams.
  • 2015 Cadillac CTS Sedan Adds Connectivity, Safety Technology To Luxury Sport Architecture 2015 Cadillac CTS Sedan Adds Connectivity, Safety Technology To Luxury Sport Architecture

    Indeed, with its striking design and lightweight, rear-wheel-drive-based architecture – offered with three powertrains – the CTS stands out among the world's best midsize sedans with a distinctive, satisfying blend of luxury and sport. It is lighter than its primary competitors, enabling the most agile driving dynamics in the class, and its range of power-dense powertrains underpin its performance, including Cadillac's Twin-Turbo engine and eight-speed automatic transmission.
  • World premiere of the FXX K at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali in Abu Dhabi World premiere of the FXX K at the Ferrari Finali Mondiali in Abu Dhabi

    Ferrari's new FXX K research and development programme receives its world premiere next weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The laboratory-car is based on Maranello's first hybrid model and will grace the world's tracks from next year onwards. The K in its moniker is a reference to the 'KERS' kinetic energy recovery system it adopts in maximising its track performance.
  • Sebastian gets down to business in Fiorano  Sebastian gets down to business in Fiorano

    Maranello, 2 December – Last Saturday, Sebastian Vettel did his first laps as a Scuderia Ferrari driver, at the wheel of an F2012, at the Fiorano track. The German did around a hundred laps and it wasn't just a case of getting to know the team, the track and the car's systems: after a few cau
  • Vettel: 'A special feeling'  Vettel: 'A special feeling'

    Maranello, 1 December – This was the first weekend as a Scuderia Ferrari driver for Sebastian Vettel, who has been at Maranello from Saturday until today and has begun his work ahead of the new season. This morning the German driver took part in a meeting with Chairman Sergio Marchionne and t
  • Ferrari takes GT constructors' title  Ferrari takes GT constructors' title

    Interlagos, 30 November – In the final round of the World Endurance Championship, the Sao Paulo 6 Hours at Interlagos, Ferrari made a clean sweep of it to take the Constructors' title in the GT class. The win came after a thrilling race which finished behind the Safety Car. 25 minutes before
  • LaFerrari takes Auto Zeitung plaudit  LaFerrari takes Auto Zeitung plaudit

    Maranello's limited edition special series wins 'Trophy for Best Super Sportscar'

    Maranello, 18 November 2014 – The readers of the authoritative German car magazine Auto Zeitung have named LaFerrari 'Best Super Sportscar' of the year.
    The limited edition special series of just 499
  • Kimi and the F12berlinetta  Kimi and the F12berlinetta

    Maranello, 13th November 2014 – Eleven journalists from the world's leading motoring publications have taken part in a special F12berlinetta track day at Fiorano. Assisted by Ferrari's engineers and team test-drivers, they were given the opportunity to really clock up the miles as they endeav
  • The California T takes on Monte Carlo  The California T takes on Monte Carlo

    An exhilarating road trip through the Principality of Monaco

    Ferrari's head of development test-drivers Raffaele De Simone gives us a thrilling taste of the California T's driving prowess on the challenging streets and roads of the Principality of Monaco. He talks his viewers through the n
  • Ferrari enchants Tuscany  Ferrari enchants Tuscany

    A group of Tailor Made FFs explore the area's vineyards and historic towns

    Maranello, 29th October 2014 – In recent days, a select group of Ferrari FFs has been catching the eyes of tourists and casual observers alike on the roads around Florence as they explore the historic hamlets
  • Everyone in the UK goes crazy about the 458 Speciale  Everyone in the UK goes crazy about the 458 Speciale

    Maranello, 17 October 2014 – Ferrari's 458 Speciale has come out on top in an annual group test run by Autocar, one of the most important motoring magazines in the world, to find 'Britain's Best Driver Car.' This essentially means it's the best car as far as the demanding palates of drivers i
  • A legendary car  A legendary car

    Maranello, 17th October 2014 – Fangio, Castellotti, De Portago, Von Trips, Phil Hill, Stirling Moss. Motor racing legends that shared not just races, victories and marques, but also a specific Ferrari, the 290 MM. We're not talking about a model but an actual individual car – engine, bodywork
  • Celebrating with the F60America

    A new Ferrari to commemorate 60 years in America

    Maranello, October 10th 2014. To celebrate Ferrari's 60th year in North America, Maranello has returned to its 1950s and 60s tradition of producing strictly limited edition, built-to-order cars. The result is the F60America, of which
  • MOTOR TREND NAMES CHEVROLET COLORADO 2015 TRUCK OF THE YEAR  MOTOR TREND NAMES CHEVROLET COLORADO 2015 TRUCK OF THE YEAR

    Midsize pickup outclasses competition in design, engineering, efficiency, safety and more

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – After its most comprehensive truck evaluation program in history, MOTOR TREND has selected the Chevy Colorado as its 2015 Truck of the Year®.

    MOTOR TREND's Truck of th
  • RAM 1500 ECODIESEL NAMED ESQUIRE MAGAZINE'S TRUCK OF THE YEAR  RAM 1500 ECODIESEL NAMED ESQUIRE MAGAZINE'S TRUCK OF THE YEAR

    December 2, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Esquire magazine has named the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, America's most fuel-efficient pickup, its Truck of the Year. The announcement is highlighted in Esquire's December issue.

    Esquire's editors consider all potential truck models in the U.S. market,
  • 2015 MUSTANG SALES OFF TO HOT START; BEST NOVEMBER SINCE ‘06  2015 MUSTANG SALES OFF TO HOT START; BEST NOVEMBER SINCE ‘06

    ◾ 62 percent increase in Ford Mustang sales last month compared to a year ago, with 8,728 cars sold
    ◾ All-new 2015 Mustang is staying on dealer lots just eight days on average
    ◾ Sales of Mustang GT lead the pack, followed by V6 and EcoBoost®models

    As the holiday season kicks off, sales figures
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS TAKES ON NORTH AMERICA'S LONGEST ROAD-RACE  MAZDA MOTORSPORTS TAKES ON NORTH AMERICA'S LONGEST ROAD-RACE

    Mazda Dealers Versus Factory Guys, Part II: This Time It's Personal

    December 3, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) — Last year, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) threw down the gauntlet, entering three modified-for-racing-but-otherwise-stock Mazda6s in the longest endurance race in Ameri
  • THE BMW ART JOURNEY TO SEND ARTISTS ON JOURNEYS OF CREATIVE DISCOVERY  THE BMW ART JOURNEY TO SEND ARTISTS ON JOURNEYS OF CREATIVE DISCOVERY

    BMW and Art Basel to partner on a new global collaboration to supporting emerging artists

    Munich/ Miami. Starting in 2015, Art Basel and BMW will support emerging artists by awarding the BMW Art Journey, enabling them to go on their own journey of creative discovery. Functioning a
  • VOLVO TRUCKS' NEW RIVER VALLEY PLANT REACHES SUSTAINABILITY MILESTONE

    The electric power used by Volvo's New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia, is now carbon neutral. As of November, 100 percent of the plant's electricity is generated by methane gas produced at 13 landfills in the region.


    The fossil fuels previously used to generate the NRV pl
  • NASA'S 25 HOURS OF THUNDERHILL PRESENTED BY HAWK PERFORMANCE READY FOR THE GREEN  NASA'S 25 HOURS OF THUNDERHILL PRESENTED BY HAWK PERFORMANCE READY FOR THE GREEN

    NAPA VALLEY (Dec. 3, 2014) — The 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Brakes is ready to take the green flag this weekend. Top teams and drivers are preparing for the twice around the clock plus one hour event sanctioned by the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) to run at Thunderhill
  • SOUTH AMERICA TV BOOST FOR FORMULA E  SOUTH AMERICA TV BOOST FOR FORMULA E

    America TV & Channel 4 Uruguay to televise live coverage of Formula E

    LONDON, UK (December 3 2014) – America TV and Channel 4 Uruguay will televise live coverage of the FIA Formula E Championship for the upcoming South American races in Uruguay and Argentina.

    America TV, a free
  • NISSAN'S 'SELF-CLEANING LEAF' HITS THE STREETS, THEN THE WEB  NISSAN'S 'SELF-CLEANING LEAF' HITS THE STREETS, THEN THE WEB

    'World's cleanest car' to be featured in an innovative social media campaign starting today

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 'world's cleanest car' is daring its fans to get it dirty. Starting today, Nissan will launch a social media campaign that will include a series of online videos to s
  • First 2015 Corvette Z06s on Their Way to Customers First 2015 Corvette Z06s on Their Way to Customers

    Chevrolet is now shipping the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 coupe from Bowling Green Assembly and some early customers could receive the much-anticipated supercar later this week.

    'It has been an incredible opportunity to work on Chevy's most capable model,' said Jeff Lamarche, plant manager of General Motors' Bowling Green Assembly plant, 'It truly is an amazing car, and we're thrilled to get them into the hands of our eager customers.'
  • The Maserati 250F The Maserati 250F

    How does one introduce a legend? Easy, have another legend do it.

    The scene would turn truly electric. Such excitement usually transpires as the spirited bidding rose ever-upward. But not this day, not this time. A legend was introducing a legend. As if any Maserati 250F needed any introduction, this one especially needed no such preface. But what would make presenting the 1956 Italian Grand Prix winner even more memorable? Why not have the man that piloted it take care of the honors. And so, Sir Stirling Moss, the legendary racer and pilot of chassis 2525, would be on hand to recognize his former mount. It would be a rousing moment, an emotional moment whereby a grateful man doffed his cap to what he himself considered his first 'proper' Formula One car.
  • The Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport The Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport

    Eddie Rickenbacker would garner fame in World War I as a result of becoming a famed ace at the controls of his Spad fighter. Noted for the Stars and Stripes top hat adorning the side of the plane, Eddie would throw his hat in the automotive and motor racing ring many times. This would include competing in the Indy 500 prior to the war and then owning the speedway following. However, before he would become the owner of the famed two-and-a-half mile oval, Eddie would try his hand in another automotive effort—Rickenbacker Motor Company.
  • Two New Models Join the Chrysler Town & Country Lineup for 2015 Two New Models Join the Chrysler Town & Country Lineup for 2015

    Continuing to offer the versatility and functionality it is known for, the Chrysler Town & Country minivan is available in two additional models for 2015, providing customers with comfort, safety and innovative features at any budget.
  • Audi sets new annual U.S. sales record with one month to go in 2014

    - Through late November, Audi surpassed the previous full-year sales record of 158,061 vehicles set in 2013
    - Audi in the U.S. has established annual sales records in each of the past five years
    - Audi Certified pre-owned vehicle sales also set a new annual sales record

    HERNDON, Virginia, Decem
  • VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 SALES

    November sales total 31,725 units, representing a 3.2 percent increase over November 2013
    • Jetta sedan delivered 14,268 units for the month, a 31.8 percent increase
    • The all-new Golf delivered 2,149 units for the month, marking a 85.9 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous Nov
  • Carrera Panamericana Team at IMRRC on Dec. 13

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2014) – The challenge of 2,000 miles in seven days, across mountain ranges and along serpentine Mexican roads, has framed the resurrected Carrera Panamericana as the last great road rally.

    On Dec. 13, New York state residents Tom Overbaugh and Paul Wendt will s
  • ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS SEEKS RECORD NUMBER OF APPRENTICES TO JOIN BRITISH LUXURY SUCCESS STORY  ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS SEEKS RECORD NUMBER OF APPRENTICES TO JOIN BRITISH LUXURY SUCCESS STORY

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that the company is seeking a record number of candidates for its 2015 Apprenticeship Programme. 16 places are available, the highest number of annual apprenticeships since the programme launched in 2006.

    The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Apprenticeship Programme pro
  • CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE PRESENTS JAGUAR WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD AT SCOTTISH CAR OF THE YEAR

    ◾Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse confirmed as venue for the 2015 Concours of Elegance, which takes place from 4-6 September
    ◾Concours Director James Brooks-Ward presents Jaguar Design Director and proud Scot, Ian Callum, with Best Design and Innovation award for Jaguar XE at Scottish Car of
  • BENTLEY MOTORSPORT JOINS FORCES WITH HTP FOR 2015  BENTLEY MOTORSPORT JOINS FORCES WITH HTP FOR 2015

    •Bentley Team HTP to run five Continental GT3 cars in Europe
    •Follows a successful year for HTP Motorsport and the Continental GT3
    •Continental GT3 to race in Blancpain Sprint Series and ADAC GT Masters

    (Crewe, 1st December 2014) Bentley Motorsport starts to build on the success of the Continen
  • McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF A NEW REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION

    McLaren Automotive has announced the appointment of David McIntyre as Regional Director for the Asia Pacific reporting to Jolyon Nash, Executive Director for Global Sales and Marketing.

    McIntyre, age 42, brings 19 years experience of working with luxury automotive brands globally with the last ni
  • Toyota Motor Sales Reports 3 Percent Increase in November

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total November 2014 sales results of 183,346 units, an increase of three percent from November 2013 on a volume basis.

    Highlights include:
    •Light trucks and SUVs set November sales records
    •Lexus posts best-e
  • 20 WAYS THE ALL-NEW CHEVROLET TRAX MAKES ITS MARK  20 WAYS THE ALL-NEW CHEVROLET TRAX MAKES ITS MARK

    Chevy's small SUV rolls into U.S. with versatility, technology and maneuverability

    SAN DIEGO – With the utility of an SUV and agility of a compact car, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax is a city-smart vehicle ready for almost any adventure.

    Packed with the technology city dwellers depen
  • LEXUS TO ROLL OUT BRAND NEW ACTIVE SAFETY PACKAGE FROM 2015

    Torrance, Calif, Nov. 28, 2014 -- In line with the ultimate aim of eliminating traffic fatalities and injuries, Lexus will next year launch the 'Lexus Safety System +' package, a newly-developed set of active safety technologies designed to help prevent or mitigate collisions across a wide ra
  • SPOILED FOR CHOICE IN THE AUDI SPORT TT CUP  SPOILED FOR CHOICE IN THE AUDI SPORT TT CUP

    165 applications from 30 nations for 18 slots
    ◾First evaluation course at Audi Neuburg on December 12/13
    ◾Hankook will be tire supplier to the Audi one-make cup

    Ingolstadt, December 1, 2014 – The organizers of the new Audi Sport TT Cup to be held as part of the DTM starting in 2015 are s
  • ITALIAN-MADE ALCANTARA TOOK CENTER STAGE AT L.A. AUTO SHOW  ITALIAN-MADE ALCANTARA TOOK CENTER STAGE AT L.A. AUTO SHOW

    Carbon-Neutral Material Continues to Attract Attention at Major Auto Shows

    LOS ANGELES -- Alcantara, the Italian-made luxury material used to outfit the interiors of the world's most prestigious cars, was featured on a wide variety of new vehicles at this year's Los Angeles Auto S
  • TWO iRACERS IN MAZDA CLUB RACER SHOOTOUT

    Bedford, MA (December 1, 2014) - iRacing champions Evan Maillard and Steven Diem are among eight aspiring race drivers to qualify for the final round of the 2014 Mazda Club Racer Shootout. Maillard of Nesles La Vallée France and Diem of Honolulu, Hawaii were among the 22 drivers who qualified
  • ASTON MARTIN WINS IN SAO PAULO TO END SUCCESSFUL 2014 SEASON  ASTON MARTIN WINS IN SAO PAULO TO END SUCCESSFUL 2014 SEASON

    São Paulo, 30 November 2014 - Aston Martin Racing has ended the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on a high with two wins in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, the final race of a season that saw the team take two WEC titles and a 24 Hours of Le Mans class win.

    The #97 Vantage GTE of D
  • ASTON MARTIN TRIALS SOLAR TECHNOLOGY IN SAO PAULO  ASTON MARTIN TRIALS SOLAR TECHNOLOGY IN SAO PAULO

    Sao Paulo, 29 November 2014 - Aston Martin Racing and technical partner Hanergy Thin Film Power trialed the team's first solar technology project yesterday (28 November) at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Sao Paulo.

    The project, aimed at using energy from the sun to
  • OLSBERGS MSE FORD WINS FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS' TITLE  OLSBERGS MSE FORD WINS FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS' TITLE

    Team caps championship season with double podium in Argentina

    SAN LUIS, Argentina (November 30, 2014) -- Olsbergs MSE Ford won the FIA World Rallycross Championship teams' title and capped a winning year with a double podium result this weekend at the season-ender in Argentina.
  • EUROPEAN AUTO INDUSTRY EMBRACING 48V HYBRIDS AS MOST COST EFFECTIVE ROUTE FOR CO2 AND NOX REDUCTION  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
  • Toyota Motor Sales Reports 3 Percent November Increase  Toyota Motor Sales Reports 3 Percent November Increase

    •Toyota Division #1 Retail Brand
    •Lexus posts best-ever November sales
    •Light Trucks and SUVs set November records

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total November 2014 sales results of 183,346 units, an increase of three percent over November 2013
  • Audi sets 47th straight monthly U.S. record with 22% gain in November 2014

    - Most recent marks the 4th highest sales month for Audi in the U.S. and the best November on record
    - New annual U.S. sales record achieved with 162,773 vehicles sold year to date
    - Second-best month on record for sales of the Audi Q5 luxury SUV

    HERNDON, Virginia, December 2, 2014 – Aud
  • Toyota Seeks Independent, Industry-Wide Joint Testing Initiative for Takata Airbag Inflators

    Company invites other automakers to join, and Takata to support, an independent expert testing initiative to expedite customer solutions related to airbag inflators

    TORRANCE, Calif., Dec 2, 2014 – Toyota today called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independ
  • First 2015 Corvette Z06s on Their Way to Customers  First 2015 Corvette Z06s on Their Way to Customers

    Most capable model in Chevrolet's history now shipping from Bowling Green

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet is now shipping the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 coupe from Bowling Green Assembly and some early customers could receive the much-anticipated supercar later this week.

    'It has b
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES RETURN TO THE SUPER BOWL TO MAXIMIZE 'BIG MOMENTS' MARKETING STRATEGY  NISSAN ANNOUNCES RETURN TO THE SUPER BOWL TO MAXIMIZE 'BIG MOMENTS' MARKETING STRATEGY

    ◾Nissan returns to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1997 with a 60-second spot
    ◾Puts Nissan 'front and center' with more than 100 million target buyers
    ◾Continues recent momentum in sales and brand awareness growth, setting stage for critical upcoming new model launches
    ◾'Big Moments' mark
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. ENJOYS BEST NOVEMBER EVER, CONFIRMS ALL-TIME SALES RECORD

    ◾Subaru breaks all-time annual sales record with one month of the year still remaining
    ◾Record November - monthly sales increase 24 percent over November 2013
    ◾Second best retail sales month ever
    ◾Best Outback month ever
    ◾Best November ever for Forester and WRX/STI
    ◾16 consecutive months of mor
  • VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 SALES  VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 SALES

    November sales total 31,725 units, representing a 3.2 percent increase over November 2013
    ◾Jetta sedan delivered 14,268 units for the month, a 31.8 percent increase
    ◾The all-new Golf delivered 2,149 units for the month, marking a 85.9 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous Novem
  • MERCEDES-BENZ ACHIEVES BEST SALES MONTH EVER WITH RECORD NOVEMBER TOTAL OF 34,578

    Sprinter Vans up 18.3%, smart up 12.7% year-to-date

    December 02, 2014 - MONTVALE, N.J. -- Mercedes-Benz today reported the highest monthly sales in its history with a best-ever November total of 34,578, compared to 34,376 units the same month last year. Sprinter volumes increased
  • PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REPORTS NEW RECORD SALES MONTH

    U.S. Porsche dealers sell 4,699 vehicles in November 2014

    Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports seda
  • KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER SALES  KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER SALES

    Annual Sales Surpass 500,000 Units for Third Straight Year; Year-to-Date Sales Up 6.6 Percent

    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced November sales of 44,936 units, pushing the fast-moving brand beyond the 500,000-unit mark for the third consecutiv
  • VOLVO ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER SALES

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Dec. 2, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 3,623 units for the month of November. Year-to-date sales are down 8.7 percent versus the first eleven months of 2013.

    The top seller for November was the XC60 crossover with 1,643 units sold,
  • HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS NOVEMBER SALES

    ◾All-new 2015 Genesis sedan and Sonata up significantly
    ◾CUV segment up six percent

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America today announced November sales of 53,672, down four percent versus the record setting period in 2013.

    'Despite challenges in certain segment
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS REPORTS NINTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF YEAR-OVER-YEAR SALES INCREASES

    ◾Best November sales since 2007
    ◾Outlander Sport sales up a full 30.1 percent from last November
    ◾Mirage sales of over 1,300 units for ninth consecutive month

    Cypress, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported another outstanding sales month with Novemb
  • HONDA TO ENGAGE IN INDUSTRY-WIDE THIRD-PARTY AIRBAG INFLATOR RESEARCH EFFORT

    ◾Company urges other automakers to join comprehensive testing initiative
    ◾Asks Takata to provide existing test data

    Dec 2, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Honda today called for coordinated, industry-wide, third-party testing of Takata airbag inflators with the goal of ensuring that all of the
  • MAZDA REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 SALES

    IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported November U.S. sales of 21,242 vehicles, representing an increase of 2.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through November are up 7.7 percent versus last year, with 280,993 vehicles sold.

    'Maz
  • BMW GROUP U.S. REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 SALES

    ◾BMW brand sales down 2.3 percent
    ◾MINI brand sales up 9.5 percent
    ◾BMW Motorcycle sales up 1.5 percent

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 2, 2014… Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 2.3 percent in November for a total of 31,019 compared to 31,752 vehicles sold in November, 2013. Year-to-d
  • INFINITI REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR NOVEMBER 2014  INFINITI REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR NOVEMBER 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti today reported sales of 11,398 vehicles in the U.S. during November.

    Sales of the updated 2015 Q70 luxury performance sedan, including the new long-wheelbase model that has class-leading rear legroom, were up 53.6 percent for the month. The Q60 – which is now av
  • NISSAN GROUP REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 U.S. SALES  NISSAN GROUP REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 U.S. SALES

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for November 2014 of 103,188 units. With one month remaining in 2014, Nissan has now set a record for most U.S. sales in a year in the company's history with 1,269,577, up 11.5 percent for the year.

    Nissan highlights:
  • AMERICAN HONDA SETS NEW NOVEMBER SALES RECORDS; CORE VEHICLES LEAD THE WAY  AMERICAN HONDA SETS NEW NOVEMBER SALES RECORDS; CORE VEHICLES LEAD THE WAY

    ◾Honda Division and Honda Trucks also set new November marks, up 4.9 and 18.3 percent, respectively
    ◾Honda CR-V smashes previous November best with a gain of 37.7 percent versus 2013
    ◾Honda Fit shatters November record, jumping 55.1 percent
    ◾TLX and ILX sedans push Acura Cars up 29.5 percent in N
  • #GIVINGTUESDAY MARKS THE START OF ANNUAL KIA AMERICA AND DONORSCHOOSE.ORG CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT PUBLIC SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE

    • Double Your Impact Program to Deliver Over $1 Million in School Supplies and Educational Resources to High-Need Schools Across the Country

    • For the third straight year, Kia will match contributions from 'citizen philanthropists' to eligible projects available at www.donorschoose.org/Kia

    • O
  • THE WAY TO THE FIRST VICTORY FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID  THE WAY TO THE FIRST VICTORY FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID

    Stuttgart. First win for the Porsche 919 Hybrid: driving the innovative Le Mans prototype, works drivers Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) won the São Paulo six-hour race on Sunday. It was the eighth and final round of the FIA 2014 World Endurance Champion
  • FORD ESCAPE, EXPLORER AND MUSTANG POST RECORD SALES; LINCOLN DELIVERS BEST NOVEMBER SINCE 2007

    ◾Ford Escape posts best November sales ever; sales of 25,528 vehicles are up 22 percent
    ◾Ford Explorer sales of 14,949 vehicles represent vehicle's best November results since 2004
    ◾Mustang sales of 8,728 vehicles represent strongest November sales since 2006
    ◾Lincoln delivers its best November s
  • GM POSTS ITS BEST NOVEMBER U.S. SALES SINCE 2007  GM POSTS ITS BEST NOVEMBER U.S. SALES SINCE 2007

    ◾Best November ever for Chevrolet Spark, Cruze and Equinox
    ◾Best November for GMC since 2001
    ◾Best November for Buick since 2003

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers in the United States delivered 225,818 vehicles last month for the company's best November sales in seven years
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC REPORTS NOVEMBER 2014 U.S. SALES INCREASED 20 PERCENT; BEST NOVEMBER SALES SINCE 2001

    ◾56th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
    ◾Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each post sales gains in November compared with same month a year ago
    ◾Chrysler 200 sales up 155 percent; best November sales ever
    ◾Ram pickup truck sales up 21 percent; best November sales ev
  • AUDI TEAMS AIM FOR THIRD VICTORY AT BATHURST  AUDI TEAMS AIM FOR THIRD VICTORY AT BATHURST

    Seven Audi R8 LMS ultra cars on Bathurst 12 Hour grid
    ◾Phoenix Racing with two high-caliber driver teams
    ◾Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner back in cockpit

    Ingolstadt, December 2, 2014 – For the fifth time, the teams of Audi Sport customer racing will be tackling Australia's major endura