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  • Power play: The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M Power play: The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M

    The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M combine the characteristic features of the successful BMW X family - exclusivity, robustness, agility and everyday usability - with the commitment to high performance that defines an M car. The latter is resoundingly highlighted by the cars' impressive performance figures. Both models complete the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds in conjunction with the standard eight-speed M Steptronic transmission.
  • The Scion tC Release Series 9.0 The Scion tC Release Series 9.0

    Vibrant magma orange and designer details transform the new Scion tC Release Series 9.0 into a driver's show car. Scion joined forces with Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs to create the limited edition, two-tone version of the sports coupe.

    Scion will produce just 2,000 of the tC Release Series 9.0 vehicles which will feature a unique black and magma exterior, an aero kit designed by Cartel Customs, a center exhaust, a Smart Key with Push Button Start featuring the 'Cartel Logo' and orange front seat belts.
  • IMRRC Nov. 8 Talk to Focus on USRRC Race Series

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (October 29, 2014) - The USRRC lasted just six seasons, but its impact on racing was enormous, and now the series' history is reported in detail for the first time in 'USRRC, A record of the United States Road Racing Championship 1963-1968' by Mike Martin.

    Martin of Se
  • Limited-edition Audi R8 competition to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show Limited-edition Audi R8 competition to debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

    Audi of America announces the debut of the powerful 2015 R8 competition at the upcoming 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The R8 competition redefines the iconic R8 as the pinnacle of Audi performance with 570 hp and racing-inspired, lightweight matte carbon elements.

    'The limited-edition Audi R8 competition is the closest road car to our R8 LMS ultra race car that has won virtually every race around the world,' said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. 'It is designed for the driving enthusiast and we're excited to bring 60 units as a limited-edition to the Ú.S.'
  • CONTINENTAL GT3-R ADDS POTENT ICE POWER IN 2015  CONTINENTAL GT3-R ADDS POTENT ICE POWER IN 2015

    Oct 29, 2014
    •Power on Ice - the ultimate winter ice-driving event returns for 2015
    •The Continental GT3-R makes its dynamic debut on the ice
    •Programme designed by four-time World Rally Champion and two-time ice speed record breaker Juha Kankkunen

    (Crewe, 29th October 2014) Bentley ret
  • HYUNDAI GOES BEHIND-THE-SCENES WITH FIVE 2014 SEMA PROJECTS IN LATEST VIDEO

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 - Hyundai has released a new video showcasing its five custom vehicles set to be unveiled next week at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. SEMA veterans John Pangilinan, Bisi Ezerioha, John Toca, Lerry Lui and Sam Lee give insights on where their inspiration c
  • GM INVESTS $63 MILLION IN LANSING DELTA TOWNSHIP ASSEMBLY PLANT EXPANSION

    LANSING, Mich. – General Motors will start construction on a $63-million expansion of the Lansing Delta Township facility, part of the nearly $300 million in Michigan-based investments that GM CEO Mary Barra referenced in a speech Tuesday at the Detroit Economic Club.

    The expansion will ad
  • BOMARITO RETURNS TO MAZDA MOTORSPORTS

    Jonathan Bomarito Returns to No. 70 Mazda for 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Season

    October 29, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) —It was confirmed today that Jonathan Bomarito, a driver with extensive history and success in Mazda-powered open wheel cars and RX-8 sportscars, will return to the M
  • 2015 DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT AND SRT 392 POWER 2015 CHARGER TO NEW LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE  2015 DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT AND SRT 392 POWER 2015 CHARGER TO NEW LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE

    ◾New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat with supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine, producing 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, is the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world
    ◾Charger Hellcat's unrivaled four-door performance includes NHRA-certified, quarter mile elapsed time in
  • STATEMENT: FUEL-HEATER HOUSING

    October 29, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 381,876 trucks globally, to upgrade certain wiring-harness terminals and replace – if necessary – their fuel-heater housings.

    Restricted to vehicles equipped with 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines
  • STATEMENT: SOFTWARE UPGRADE

    October 29, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 184,186 SUVs globally, to upgrade software that helps manage Electronic Stability Control (ESC).

    Following an investigation prompted by field data, Chrysler Group engineers discovered a debris co
  • ROLLS-ROYCE OPENS FIRST SHOWROOM IN AZERBAIJAN  ROLLS-ROYCE OPENS FIRST SHOWROOM IN AZERBAIJAN

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the official opening of its first showroom in Azerbaijan – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Baku. Located in the Azerbaijani capital, the new facility will be under the management of Improtex Motors, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' appointed dealer and representative in
  • Next-Generation Chevrolet Volt Features All-New Voltec Propulsion System for More Efficiency  Next-Generation Chevrolet Volt Features All-New Voltec Propulsion System for More Efficiency

    Debuting in 2015, new model will have increased EV range

    WARREN, Mich. – When the next-generation Chevrolet Volt debuts at the North American International Auto Show in January, it will feature an all-new Voltec extended range electric vehicle (EREV) propulsion system substantially
  • First ‘Shifting Gears' Technician Training Class Graduates  First ‘Shifting Gears' Technician Training Class Graduates

    Transitioning soldiers equipped to become GM automotive technicians

    ◾Unique training provided on-base at Fort Hood; next class underway
    ◾12-week course includes classroom, online and hands-on training
    ◾Participants also receive career counseling, job placement services

    FORT HOOD, T
  • NISSAN RETURNS TO SEMA SHOW WITH NISMO PERFORMANCE  NISSAN RETURNS TO SEMA SHOW WITH NISMO PERFORMANCE

    'NISMO Lounge' in Lower South Hall Booth # 46045 features 2015 GT-R NISMO, 370Z NISMO Safety Vehicle

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan is returning to the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas fr
  • MOPAR FANS SELECT ON-LINE ‘TOP ELIMINATOR HEMI® HERITAGE' WINNER  MOPAR FANS SELECT ON-LINE ‘TOP ELIMINATOR HEMI® HERITAGE' WINNER

    ◾Mopar fans select Roger Davis and his 1934 Plymouth PF 5-Window Coupe as online competition winner of '2014 Mopar 'Top Eliminator HEMI® Heritage' contest
    ◾Eighth edition of Mopar 'Top Eliminator' program encompasses 'HEMI Heritage' in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 426 Race HEMI engine
  • U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR THOMAS PEREZ VISITS WOLFSBURG

    Board Member for Human Resources, Dr. Neumann: 'Specialist knowledge, skills and employee involvement are prerequisites for economic success'

    Wolfsburg, October 28, 2014 – The United States Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, visited the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg on Tuesday to fin
  • TOYO TIRES® EXHIBITS ALL OR NOTHING ATTITUDE AT 2014 SEMA SHOW

    CYPRESS, CA - In true All or Nothing fashion, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will once again have a major presence throughout the 2014 SEMA Show next month in Las Vegas. Considered a brand of choice for performance car, light truck and outdoor adventure enthusiasts; Toyo Tires® will be showcased in t
  • TEAM TOYO'S KYLE LEDUC CROWNED 2014 CHAMPION IN THE PRO 4 UNLIMITED CLASS OF THE LUCAS OIL® OFF ROAD RACING SERIES  TEAM TOYO'S KYLE LEDUC CROWNED 2014 CHAMPION IN THE PRO 4 UNLIMITED CLASS OF THE LUCAS OIL® OFF ROAD RACING SERIES

    LAKE ELSINORE, CA - Team Toyo® off-road driver Kyle LeDuc, was crowned the 2014 Pro 4 Unlimited Class champion Saturday at the Lucas Oil® Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) finale in Lake Elsinore, CA. LeDuc's #99 Monster Energy / Toyo Tires® Ford F-150 relies on Toyo® Open Country M/T®-R tires
  • GLOBAL GAINS AND FUTURE POTENTIAL FOR CLEAN DIESEL POWER IN ALL MODES OF TRANSPORTATION OUTLINED AT EMISSIONS SUMMIT USA

    New SCR Diesel Technology the 'Game Changer' In Lowering Emissions And Increasing Fuel Efficiency

    Chicago, IL – The growing acceptance and adoption of clean diesel systems utilizing Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems (SCR) technology is having a positive impact on reducing emissions and
  • TECHNOLOGY CO-DEVELOPED BY FORD AND TELOGIS AIMS TO IMPROVE POLICE OFFICER, PUBLIC SAFETY  TECHNOLOGY CO-DEVELOPED BY FORD AND TELOGIS AIMS TO IMPROVE POLICE OFFICER, PUBLIC SAFETY

    ◾Industry-first technology co-developed by Ford Motor Company and Telogis is intended to encourage safe driving behavior, reduce vehicle maintenance costs and municipal liability, and defend against complaints and litigation
    ◾New technology encourages more widespread safety belt use, and can help p
  • KIA MOTORS AND NBA EXPAND PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT  KIA MOTORS AND NBA EXPAND PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT

    Official Automotive Partner of the NBA adds New Luxury Designation and Expands the Kia Performance Awards Platform

    -- NBA All-Star LeBron James will be featured in New Kia Ad Campaign Launching Today --

    NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Kia M
  • GM TO ANNOUNCE NEW MICHIGAN INVESTMENTS AT DETROIT ECONOMIC CLUB

    ◾Chevrolet Volt electric drive unit to be built in Warren, Mich.
    ◾Michigan established as GM's global center of excellence for vehicle electrification

    DETROIT –Today at the Detroit Economic Club, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra will confirm that the company's Warren Transm
  • LONG AWAITED 2015 NISSAN GT-R NISMO AT HOME IN N.C.  LONG AWAITED 2015 NISSAN GT-R NISMO AT HOME IN N.C.

    WINSTOM-SALEM, North Carolina – It was a momentous day for Winston-Salem, North Carolina, resident Matt McCulloh, and a historic day for Nissan. McCulloh took delivery of the first 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO made for the U.S. market.

    'It is just exciting, because you see how happy he is. And
  • TANNER FOUST RETURNS TO SHORT-COURSE RACING

    Rockstar Energy Drink driver joins LOORRS field

    LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (October 27, 2014) - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust returned to short-course truck racing this weekend for a second run on the Pro 2 category of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.

    'I have so muc
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 QUEST U.S. PRICING  NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 QUEST U.S. PRICING

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Quest, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

    The boldly styled Nissan Quest once again offers a range of family friendly features, including one-touch power sliding doors, quick release fold-flat 2nd an
  • Dodge Challenger T/A Concept Dodge Challenger T/A Concept

    The Dodge Challenger T/A Concept is a Sublime Green example that the big gun in the Dodge brand's muscle-car arsenal hasn't forgotten its roots.

    A modern interpretation of the legendary T/A package available in the 1970s for the Challenger, the Dodge Challenger T/A Concept draws on heritage-inspired cues but also calls on present-day performance modifications and new prototype products designed with an eye toward the future.
  • The Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ The Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ

    Within motordom there is perhaps no other car manufacturer that has the mystique as Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili of Milan, Italy. In the years prior to the outbreak of World War II, and after, it would be difficult to find one as successful on the track as well. But what is routinely overlooked is Alfa Romeo's dominance right up through the 1960s.
  • Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Announces 2015 Schedule

    MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 – Fan favorites, international series and historic racing are on the calendar as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced its 2015 race schedule today.

    The 2015 season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is as follows:
    • TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (May 1-3)
  • MOPAR GOES ALL-IN WITH FLEET OF CUSTOMIZED SEMA SHOW RIDES  MOPAR GOES ALL-IN WITH FLEET OF CUSTOMIZED SEMA SHOW RIDES

    ◾The 15,000-square-foot Mopar Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show display will feature Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brand vehicles personalized with Mopar products
    ◾Hundreds of existing and prototype Mopar parts and accessories also will be showcased at the Las Vegas Convent
  • REPETITIVE AND PHYSICAL: 90 YEARS OF DURABILITY TESTING  REPETITIVE AND PHYSICAL: 90 YEARS OF DURABILITY TESTING

    GM Milford Proving Ground milestone birthday today

    DETROIT – In 18 months, the durability team at General Motors' Milford Proving Ground can put a vehicle through an entire lifecycle. Durability tests are long, repetitive and physically demanding.

    'In 90 years, what hasn't chan
  • ELIO MOTORS PASSES FIRST REVIEW PHASE FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY VEHICLES MANUFACTURING LOAN  ELIO MOTORS PASSES FIRST REVIEW PHASE FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY VEHICLES MANUFACTURING LOAN

    Marks first company to advance to due diligence phase since program was revamped in early 2014

    TROY, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 -- Elio Motors Inc., makers of the ultra-fuel efficient Elio, announced today that its application for a DOE ATVM loan has passed the first of three phases of
  • OGIER AHEAD OF LATVALA – VOLKSWAGEN ONE-TWO LEAD IN SPANISH DUST  OGIER AHEAD OF LATVALA – VOLKSWAGEN ONE-TWO LEAD IN SPANISH DUST

    ◾A class of their own: First place for Ogier/Ingrassia after first third of the rally
    ◾Thick dust defied: Latvala/Anttila closest followers
    ◾In fourth right in the middle of the three-way battle for second place: Mikkelsen/Fløene

    One nil in the Spanish showdown for the drivers' and co-drivers'
  • BREMBO CIRCUIT IDENTITY CARD FOR MOTOGP AT GRAND PRIX OF MALAYSIA  BREMBO CIRCUIT IDENTITY CARD FOR MOTOGP AT GRAND PRIX OF MALAYSIA

    What's the 'toughest' track in MotoGP?

    Brembo Circuit Identity Cards for MotoGP are available to the public on the Friday before each race at www.Brembo.com.

    Each Circuit Identity Card graphic includes general characteristics of the track itself (layout, length, number of braking events
  • GM EXPANDS WATERSHED EDUCATION PROGRAM  GM EXPANDS WATERSHED EDUCATION PROGRAM

    GM GREEN is longest-running conservation education program by any automaker

    DETROIT – General Motors launched its watershed education program in seven new communities across Canada this year, the largest international expansion in the initiative's 25-year history. The GM Global Ri
  • SUBARU SEVENTH ANNUAL 'SHARE THE LOVE' CHARITY EVENT TO SET NEW DONATION RECORD  SUBARU SEVENTH ANNUAL 'SHARE THE LOVE' CHARITY EVENT TO SET NEW DONATION RECORD

    National Charities Include: ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels®, and National Park Foundation

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. has announced it will donate $15 million to charitable partners during its seventh annual 'Share the Love' event. In 2013, Subaru donated $
  • FORD CREDIT EARNS THIRD QUARTER 2014 PRE-TAX PROFIT OF $498 MILLION; NET INCOME OF $718 MILLION*

    DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 24, 2014 – Ford Motor Credit Company reported a pre-tax profit of $498 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared with $427 million a year earlier. The higher pre-tax profit was more than explained by higher volume, reflecting increases in nearly all financing produc
  • FANBOOST RE-OPENS FOR PUTRAJAYA EPRIX  FANBOOST RE-OPENS FOR PUTRAJAYA EPRIX

    Voting goes live one month ahead of second race

    LONDON, UK (October 24 2014) – Voting for Formula E's interactive FanBoost feature is now open – www.fiaformulae.com/fanboost - four weeks to go before the championship's second race in Putrajaya on November 22.

    FanBoost allows fa
  • MAZDA ANNOUNCES 2014 CLUB RACER SHOOTOUT

    Racers Chasing a $75,000 Prize, the Biggest in All of Club Racing

    October 23, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing. Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks. The $75,000 pri
  • BRIGHT START FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN SPAIN  BRIGHT START FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN SPAIN

    ◾Grand backdrop for opener: Barcelona gives rally elite a worthy reception
    ◾Andreas Mikkelsen first, Sébastien Ogier second, Jari-Matti Latvala fourth

    Short, sweet, skilful: Volkswagen made a good start to the Rally Spain. At the foot of the famous Montjuïc hill in Barcelona, Andreas Mikkelsen/O
  • Performance Takes Center Stage at Toyota's 2014 SEMA Booth  Performance Takes Center Stage at Toyota's 2014 SEMA Booth

    Toyota Celebrates Its Performance Legacy — Past, Present and Future

    TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 — Toyota's 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show presence will be focused on its performance legacy — past, present and future. The Toyota display booth will feature
  • Hello Texas! Toyota Gives Hearty Thanks for Rolling Out the Welcome Wagon  Hello Texas! Toyota Gives Hearty Thanks for Rolling Out the Welcome Wagon

    Automaker Rocks the Block with Huge Community Party, $1 Million Contribution to Local School and Texas-Built Tundra Truck Donations to the City of Plano

    PLANO, TEXAS, Oct. 27, 2014 – Good food, live music, new friends—all the ingredients for a rollicking neighborhood block party. Th
  • CHRYSLER BRAND DEBUTS 'READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD' ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN FOR THE ALL-NEW 2015 CHRYSLER 200  CHRYSLER BRAND DEBUTS 'READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD' ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN FOR THE ALL-NEW 2015 CHRYSLER 200

    ◾New marketing campaign touting the craftsmanship, performance and safety of the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 launches on Sun., Oct. 26
    ◾Creative consists of four 30-second commercials, each with unique story telling, speaking to attributes of the all-new Chrysler 200 and featuring music by The Roots
  • GM'S BOLER-DAVIS AWARDED 2014 TECHNOLOGIST OF THE YEAR

    Pioneer's story inspires STEM students, professionals

    DETROIT – Although initially discouraged from pursuing engineering by a teacher, a young high school student pursued her curiosity and love of math and science. That former teenager is now General Motors Senior Vice President o
  • CHRYSLER GROUP 'WOMEN OF COLOR' GAIN MAJOR RECOGNITION AT ANNUAL EVENT

    ◾Women of Color Conference is the only multi-cultural celebration held to honor the significant achievements of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
    ◾Ten Chrysler Group women capture awards for excellence in managerial leadership or as technology rising stars
    ◾Awards underscor
  • NISSAN PRODUCTION, SALES, AND EXPORT RESULTS FOR SEPTEMBER AND THE SIX-MONTH PERIOD FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 2014  NISSAN PRODUCTION, SALES, AND EXPORT RESULTS FOR SEPTEMBER AND THE SIX-MONTH PERIOD FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 2014

    YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for September and the six months from April to September, 2014.

    1. Production
    September

    Nissan's global production in September decreased 4.0% year-on-year to 428,615 units.

    Pro
  • FOUST, VOLKSWAGEN DEVELOPING BEETLE FOR 2015 CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE  FOUST, VOLKSWAGEN DEVELOPING BEETLE FOR 2015 CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE

    The biggest splash of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross offseason came in February, when Volkswagen announced a two-car factory program in cooperation with Andretti Autosport for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. Stealing the show was the unveiling of a GRC-spec Beetle, with plans to debut som
  • INTERNATIONAL DESIGN STUDIOS PREDICT HOW CARS WILL INTERACT WITH HUMANS FOR 11TH ANNUAL LA AUTO SHOW DESIGN CHALLENGE

    Futuristic Vehicle Concepts to be Presented During Press & Trade Days Nov. 18-20

    LOS ANGELES, CA (October 27, 2014) – The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) has unveiled the 2014 Design Challenge entries submitted by world-renowned auto design studios for its 11th annual compet
  • LEADING SCIENTISTS DESCRIBE THE SHAPE OF AUTOMOTIVE THINGS TO COME  LEADING SCIENTISTS DESCRIBE THE SHAPE OF AUTOMOTIVE THINGS TO COME

    By 2050, most vehicles will need to be electrically propelled, with a battery to store energy or an on-board hydrogen fuel cell to generate electricity, if emission targets set by governments are to be met. That's the conclusion of an expert team responsible for penning Towards Sustainable Road Tran
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND SENDS CHICAGO AREA WORLD WAR II VETERANS TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring Honor Flight Chicago to bring 91 veterans to Washington, D.C.
    ◾Ford Fund has sponsored three Honor Flights this year, adding to the six flights it has sponsored since 2012
    ◾Ford Motor Company has a long tradition of partnering with veteran organizations that
  • WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP VISITS AUDI'S LARGEST MARKET  WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP VISITS AUDI'S LARGEST MARKET

    ◾Final sprint in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)
    ◾China is Audi's largest sales market
    ◾Audi victorious in 6-hour race at Shanghai a year ago

    Ingolstadt, October 27, 2014 – The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, spo
  • WORLD CHAMPIONS AGAIN*! WINNERS IN SPAIN! OGIER AND INGRASSIA DEFEND WRC TITLE WITH VOLKSWAGEN  WORLD CHAMPIONS AGAIN*! WINNERS IN SPAIN! OGIER AND INGRASSIA DEFEND WRC TITLE WITH VOLKSWAGEN

    ◾World champions*: Ogier/Ingrassia out of reach after seventh victory of the season
    ◾Eleven victories in one season: another record for Volkswagen in the WRC
    ◾Ogier ahead of Latvala and Mikkelsen: three Volkswagen drivers in front at the end of the season*

    A big day for Sébastien Ogier and Juli
  • Audi TT wins German Design Award  Audi TT wins German Design Award

    First place for a design icon: The new Audi TT* has driven to victory in the 'Transportation and Public Design' category of the 'German Design Awards.' In the same category, the premium brand received a 'Special Mention' for the Audi S3 Cabriolet*, Audi A8* and the Audi TT quattro sport concept car.
  • Audi starts Alpine World Championship season in Sölden  Audi starts Alpine World Championship season in Sölden

    Brand enters 13th year as namesake to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup
    Athletes meet at Audi for the international Media Talk
    FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in the USA form season highlight

    The Alpine winter sports stars start their season this coming weekend in Sölde
  • Moment of glory in Hockenheim  Moment of glory in Hockenheim

    Ingolstadt, October 22, 2014
    The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car is on the pole position. Its developers have dubbed it Bobby. Behind the wheel: no one. The Grand Prix circuit in Hockenheim awaits. The last race of the season for the DTM cars will be starting in just about one hour. T
  • Mazda to Debut All-New CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show  Mazda to Debut All-New CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that its all-new compact crossover SUV, named the Mazda CX-3, will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, running from November 21 through November 30, 2014.*

    Mazda CX-3 is the fifth vehicle in Mazda's line-up of new-g
  • The Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale The Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale

    In the beginning, Enzo Ferrari would have to be convinced providing a taste of the track for the street. The same reservation was felt when it came to providing customers competitive cars for the track as well. However, by the 1960s, Ferrari's mood would change and the Maranello outfit would begin turning out some truly outstanding designs. Perhaps none evokes such legendary status as the 250 GTO, but then there was its successor.
  • The Toyota 2000 GT The Toyota 2000 GT

    To say it's difficult to conceive of a Ferrari-like Toyota is too often stated. It is easy to think of the automobile manufacturer as the maker of fine, but relatively sedate production cars. There have been glimpses of another side of the company, however, but this has always been veiled behind a lack of need to prove one's self. Though never really pushed to prove itself to the world, the 2000 GT would be Toyota's means of dabbling in a world for which it had been unknown and showing the world just what it could do if it wanted to.
  • CHEVROLET CELEBRATES THE STORY OF MO'NE DAVIS IN WORLD SERIES

    ◾60-second spot debuts during broadcast of Game One
    ◾Spike Lee's 'I Throw Like a Girl' documentary available on chevrolet.com

    DETROIT – Thirteen-year-old Mo'ne Davis and her 70-mile per hour fastball wowed America this summer. Many people know about her on-field accomplishments, but her s
  • 125+ VEHICLE BUILDERS COMPETE IN SEMA BATTLE OF THE BUILDERS

    DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 21, 2014) – More than 125 vehicle builders and car customizers have been entered into the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders™ competition taking place at SEMA Ignited, Friday, November 7, 2014. The builders represent an elite group of individuals who have demonstr
  • GALPIN AUTO SPORTS CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FORD MUSTANG AT 2014 SEMA SHOW  GALPIN AUTO SPORTS CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FORD MUSTANG AT 2014 SEMA SHOW

    ◾Galpin Auto Sports celebrates golden anniversary of Ford Mustang production with modified all-new pony car featuring gold theme
    ◾Gold powder-coated Whipple supercharger enhances output of 5.0-liter V8 engine to 725 horsepower
    ◾Custom LED headlights give the face of Mustang a whole new look

    The
  • RAM TRUCK AND TUCKER HIBBERT LOOK TO RETURN TO WINNING WAYS  RAM TRUCK AND TUCKER HIBBERT LOOK TO RETURN TO WINNING WAYS

    • Ram Truck returning sponsor of defending titlist Tucker Hibbert in 2014-15 AMSOIL Championship Snocross season
    • Hibbert's snocross team name to be Monster Energy/Arctic Cat/Ram Truck
    • Ram continues as presenting sponsor of International Series of Champions (ISOC) AMSOIL Championship S
  • MAZDA PARTNERS WITH SXSW AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOBILE SPONSOR

    IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced a three-year partnership with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film, and Interactive Conferences and Festivals serving as the official automobile sponsor.

    Mazda is the official automobile of SXSW Mu
  • DODGE AND JEEP® BRANDS TAKE HOME TROPHIES AT 11TH ANNUAL CARSPONDENT.COM ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE AWARDS COMPETITION  DODGE AND JEEP® BRANDS TAKE HOME TROPHIES AT 11TH ANNUAL CARSPONDENT.COM ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE AWARDS COMPETITION

    ◾Dodge Durango named 'Best Value Family'
    ◾Dodge Journey named 'Best Value On-Road'
    ◾Jeep® Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel wins 'Luxury Off-Road' category
    ◾More than 100 athletes and outdoor enthusiasts evaluated the vehicles and voted for the winners

    October 22, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Th
  • GOODYEAR TO BEGIN FLEET TESTING OF AIR MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

    AKRON, Ohio, October 22, 2014 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) for commercial vehicles will begin testing on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months, as part of a research project supported by United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Vehi
  • GM REMINDS PARENTS TO HAVE ‘THE TALK' WITH YOUNG DRIVERS  GM REMINDS PARENTS TO HAVE ‘THE TALK' WITH YOUNG DRIVERS

    Teen Driver Safety Week focuses on encouraging safe behaviors on the road

    DETROIT – Even after the driver's education, the practice runs and the road test, watching a child get behind the wheel – or being driven by another teen– can be a harrowing moment in a parent's life.

    And
  • TICKETS ON SALE FOR PUTRAJAYA EPRIX  TICKETS ON SALE FOR PUTRAJAYA EPRIX

    One month to go before second Formula E race

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 21, 2014) – SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS will make its return to Las Vegas Nov. 1 and 5 at the MGM Resorts Village under the famous lights of the Las Vegas strip.

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    The fully electric, zero tailpipe emissions e-Golf gets top marks from the Environmental Protection Agency
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    • MPGe announcement reinforces e-Golf position as a fun-to-drive, no-compromise plug-in vehicle
    • Fully equipp
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    Exceptional performance and personalized style are prerequisites for the machine that carries a racing driver or team owner to and from the track on a daily basis, and the High-Performance K900 delivers both. Starting with a custom, one-off body kit with carbon fiber inserts, custom-blended gray pai
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    DETROIT – Chevrolet's all-new 2015 City Express cargo van, with a starting price of $22,950, began shipping to dealerships today.

    Drivers looking for cargo hauling flexibility with efficiency, and fleet managers who want value-driven capability with lower operating costs than full-size va
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    ◾2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan earns five stars overall, the highest possible score in NHTSA's safety rating program
    ◾Approximately 65 percent of all-new Chrysler 200's body structure consists of hot-stamped, high-strength, advanced high-strength and boron steels for greater strength
    ◾2015 Chry
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    ◾Subaru-developed driver assist technology, EyeSight® now available on XV Crosstrek
    ◾EyeSight-equipped vehicles also add Steering Responsive fog lights standard
    ◾New 6.2-inch infotainment system with rear vision camera standard on 2.0i, 2.0i Premium and Hybrid models
    ◾XV Crosstrek 2.0i Premium wi
  • NEW FORD PRE-COLLISION ASSIST WITH PEDESTRIAN DETECTION TECHNOLOGY MAY HELP DRIVERS AVOID SOME FRONTAL CRASHES  NEW FORD PRE-COLLISION ASSIST WITH PEDESTRIAN DETECTION TECHNOLOGY MAY HELP DRIVERS AVOID SOME FRONTAL CRASHES

    ◾Available new technology from Ford – Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection – is designed to reduce the severity of and, in some cases, even eliminate frontal collisions involving pedestrians
    ◾Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection – debuting on the 2015 Ford Mondeo in Europe – pro
  • 2015 KIA SOUL WINS ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR  2015 KIA SOUL WINS ACTIVE LIFESTYLE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR

    ◾Soul Takes Top Honors in Urban Segment for Third Straight Year
    ◾2015 Soul lauded for spacious cabin and driving dynamics
    ◾Kia's urban passenger vehicle pairs style with function for a winning combination

    IRVINE, Calif., October 23, 2014 – Kia Motors America's (KMA) fun and funky urban
  • GM PAVES WAY FOR GLOBAL ACTIVE SAFETY DEVELOPMENT  GM PAVES WAY FOR GLOBAL ACTIVE SAFETY DEVELOPMENT

    MILFORD, Mich. – General Motors today revealed that the development of one of the largest active automotive safety testing areas in North America is nearly complete at its Milford Proving Ground campus.

    The $12 million project broke ground in June 2013 and is scheduled to be fully function
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    Manufacturers Expected to Spend an Average of $2,629 Per Vehicle in Incentives, Down Nearly 12% from September

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., (October 23, 2014) – TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today released its October 2014 sales and incentives forec
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    ◾Volkswagen continues to work with the top three in the WRC
    ◾Continuity the key for 2013 and 2014 World Championship winning team
    ◾20 victories and 18 podiums from just 24 WRC rallies to date

    Volkswagen Motorsport, Sébastien Ogier (F), Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN) and Andreas Mikkelsen (N) are set
  • Scion's iM Concept Car Prepares for World Premiere at L.A. Auto Show Scion's iM Concept Car Prepares for World Premiere at L.A. Auto Show

    Like any new star about to step out on the world stage in Los Angeles, Scion's new iM Concept car is taking some test shots. The photos, also debuting on Instagram, reveal the distinctively sporty front end of the car as it gets ready for the spotlight. The iM Concept car reflects the evolution of Scion as the needs and desires of its youthful customers also evolve.
  • Stampede Of Customized 2015 Ford Mustangs To Debut At 2014 SEMA Show In Las Vegas Stampede Of Customized 2015 Ford Mustangs To Debut At 2014 SEMA Show In Las Vegas

    Ford Motor Company is bringing performance to the halls of the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association show, performance that can be summed up in one name – Mustang.

    Working with top builders including Galpin Auto Sports, Petty's Garage, MRT and many others, Ford will showcase over a dozen custom Mustangs in its 20,000-square-foot booth at Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 4-7, with even more new pony cars on display around the show floor.
  • The Aston Martin DB4 GT The Aston Martin DB4 GT

    Thanks to Mr. Bond, Aston Martin would become an iconic sportscar mark, the DB5 would be considered the ultimate expression. This would be disputed however as, in 1959, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, there would be an Aston Martin powering its way up towards the Dunlop Curve. It would be, perhaps, the greatest expression of the DB series.
  • The Cadillac Allanté The Cadillac Allanté

    The history of Cadillac dates back to 1902. In 1992, the company celebrated its 90 anniversary in fitting style with the introduction of its new Northstar V8 engine. Later in the year, the final 4,670 examples of the Pininfarina designed Allante's were produced, each equipped with Cadillac's new flagship engine. They were equipped with the Quiet Coil Direct Ignition System and Fluid Induction System, complimented by a road-sensing suspension, speed sensitive steering, and Bosch traction control which greatly improved the cars handling.
  • The Intermeccanica Italia The Intermeccanica Italia

    The Intermeccanica came into being in 1959 when the Construzione Automobili Intermeccanica was founded by Frank Reisner in Turin, Italy.

    By 1966 a U.S. distributor was secured and production models began to be fitted with Ford 289 V8 engines.
  • Lights…Camera…Action!  Lights…Camera…Action!

    Scion's iM Concept Car Prepares for World Premiere at L.A. Auto Show

    Torrance, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 – Like any new star about to step out on the world stage in Los Angeles, Scion's new iM Concept car is taking some test shots. The photos, also debuting on Instagram, reveal the dis
  • FIRST LOOK AT THE TRACK-FOCUSED McLAREN P1™ GTR INTERIOR AS BESPOKE DRIVER PROGRAMME CONFIRMED  FIRST LOOK AT THE TRACK-FOCUSED McLAREN P1™ GTR INTERIOR AS BESPOKE DRIVER PROGRAMME CONFIRMED

    ◾Stripped out driver-focused interior includes Formula 1™-inspired championship-winning MP4-23 steering wheel
    ◾Testing programme continues in the extreme temperatures of Bahrain to extract the optimum performance from each component, including the driver
    ◾Further details of the bespoke McLaren P1™
  • STAMPEDE OF CUSTOMIZED 2015 FORD MUSTANGS TO DEBUT AT 2014 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS  STAMPEDE OF CUSTOMIZED 2015 FORD MUSTANGS TO DEBUT AT 2014 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS

    ◾Uniquely modified 2015 Mustangs will be on display in the expansive Ford booth at the 2014 SEMA show, which takes place at Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov. 4-7
    ◾Aftermarket tuners are getting a chance to coax even more power from the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine
    ◾Performance
  • Toyota Green Initiative Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at State Farm Magic City Classic

    MTV Personality Sway Calloway Joins Local Influencers, Green Thought Leaders to Promote Sustainability Mission

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Toyota Green Initiative will celebrate five years of partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the
  • 1997 Ferrari 310B F1 1997 Ferrari 310B F1

    The 1997 Formula One season would go right down to the wire and would play out in one of the most epic and memorable clashes within the series' history. It was supposed to be another rebuilding year for Ferrari. However, John Barnard's final collaboration with the famed Maranello stable would prove a fierce competitor and would nearly provide Scuderia Ferrari its first World Champion in nearly two decades.
  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Named a Finalist for International Award

    MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 — An international panel of experts of the International Historic Motoring Awards released their shortlist today and selected the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion as a finalist for the Motorsport Event of the Year. The winner will be named at the awards gala
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 PATHFINDER U.S. PRICING  NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 PATHFINDER U.S. PRICING

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which is on sale now at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide.

    Totally redesigned just two years ago, the 2015 Pathfinder offers exceptional levels of versatility, fuel efficiency and full-size comfort for s
  • FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 'GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR®'

    Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner of the 10th Annual Award at LA Auto Show® Press & Trade Days, November 20

    LOS ANGELES, CA (October 21, 2014) – Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2015 Green Car of the Year® program. The 2015 models
  • CHEVROLET'S CRASH COURSE ON AVOIDING COLLISIONS  CHEVROLET'S CRASH COURSE ON AVOIDING COLLISIONS

    Advanced technologies can help customers in common crash situations

    DETROIT – Even the best, most defensive drivers can end up in an unexpected crash. Chevrolet's 2015 lineup provides key features that help protect drivers and passengers before, during or after a crash, but the fo
  • GM INSTALLING VAST SOLAR ARRAY AT LORDSTOWN PLANT  GM INSTALLING VAST SOLAR ARRAY AT LORDSTOWN PLANT

    2.2 MW project is company's largest in Western Hemisphere

    LORDSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors' new 2.2 megawatt ground-mounted solar array will be complete by the end of 2014 at its Lordstown Complex, home of the Chevrolet Cruze. When the last of more than 8,500 solar panels are in p
  • 1ST ROUND ATHLETICS BECOMES OFFICIAL APPAREL SUPPLIER TO FORMULA E  1ST ROUND ATHLETICS BECOMES OFFICIAL APPAREL SUPPLIER TO FORMULA E

    LONDON, UK (October 21 2014): Cutting-edge sports clothing specialists 1st Round Athletics is to become the Official Apparel Supplier to the FIA Formula E Championship.

    In addition to outfitting all of the Formula E personnel, the US-based company will also supply the official Formula E cl
  • TESLA ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS

    PALO ALTO, Calif., October 20, 2014 - Tesla announces that it will post its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, after market close on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. At that time, Tesla will issue a brief advisory release containing a link to the Q3 2014 Shareholder
  • SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA'S DAVID HIGGINS CAPS OFF NEAR-PERFECT SEASON WITH VICTORY AT LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY  SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA'S DAVID HIGGINS CAPS OFF NEAR-PERFECT SEASON WITH VICTORY AT LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in
  • NISSAN FOUNDATION SEEKS GRANTEES FOR 2015  NISSAN FOUNDATION SEEKS GRANTEES FOR 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In 1992, following three weeks of civil unrest in Southern California, the Nissan Foundation was created to support programs that educate people about the value of cultural diversity in American society. Today Nissan continues its commitment to building community by valuin
  • TOCA MARKETING GROUP BOOSTS GENESIS TO NEW PERFORMANCE BENCHMARK  TOCA MARKETING GROUP BOOSTS GENESIS TO NEW PERFORMANCE BENCHMARK

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 – Toca Marketing Group, the Chicago-based design and customization company that strives to push the limits of aftermarket fabrication, has revealed its 2015 Genesis for the 2014 SEMA show. In creating its latest Toca Signature Edition vehicle, the company has r
  • FORD ANNOUNCES ACTIONS WITH RESPECT TO ITS $882 MILLION OF 4.25% SENIOR CONVERTIBLE NOTES DUE 2016

    ◾Ford intends to exercise its right to terminate, effective Nov. 20, 2014, the conversion rights with respect to its 4.25% Senior Convertible Notes due Nov. 15, 2016
    ◾Holders of the convertible notes who wish to convert such notes must do so prior to the close of business on Nov. 19, 2014
    ◾Ford in
  • FORMULA E UNVEILS CIRCUIT LAYOUT FOR MIAMI EPRIX  FORMULA E UNVEILS CIRCUIT LAYOUT FOR MIAMI EPRIX

    Round five to be staged around AmericanAirlines Arena along Biscayne Bay

    MIAMI, USA (October 20 2014): The FIA Formula E Championship – the world's first fully-electric racing series – has today revealed the circuit location and layout for the Miami ePrix, taking place on March 14, 2015.

    The e
  • Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver

    At the DTM season finale, Audi demonstrated the sheer fascination of piloted driving. The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim – at racing speed, without a driver.
  • Honda HR-V Crossover To Make North American Debut At 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Honda HR-V Crossover To Make North American Debut At 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    The all-new Honda HR-V entry crossover (automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) will make its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 19. Previously seen only in pictures, the HR-V will serve as the entry point to the Honda light truck lineup, positioned below the CR-V in both price and size and competing in an all-new segment for the brand.
  • Pirelli World Challenge Chooses Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for its 2015 Season Finale

    MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 - One of North America's finest and longest running auto racing series, the Pirelli World Challenge, will crown their 2015 champions at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Sept. 11-13 at the Series' season finale.

    The popular Series boasts a paddock of more than 70
  • HONDA HR-V CROSSOVER TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  HONDA HR-V CROSSOVER TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    ◾All-new stylish entry crossover to offer surprising levels of sophistication and versatility inside and out
    ◾HR-V will serve as the entry point to Honda light truck lineup

    10/20/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The all-new Honda HR-V entry crossover (automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) will make its N
  • CATCH THE DEBUT OF THE 2016 ACURA ILX AT THE 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  CATCH THE DEBUT OF THE 2016 ACURA ILX AT THE 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    10/20/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Acura is preparing to unveil a substantially new 2016 ILX at the L.A. Auto Show next month as the brand aims to raise the stakes again in the entry-premium sedan segment. Already bringing in more buyers under the age of 35 to the segment than any other entry-p
  • TRICKED-OUT ALL-NEW F-150 PICKUPS SEEK 'HOTTEST TRUCK' AWARD AT SEMA SHOW  TRICKED-OUT ALL-NEW F-150 PICKUPS SEEK 'HOTTEST TRUCK' AWARD AT SEMA SHOW

    ◾Ford F-Series trucks – specifically, the all-new 2015 F-150 – will vie for a fifth consecutive 'Hottest Truck' award this November at the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show
    ◾Ford collaborated with SEMA builders to help produce the radical F-150 trucks that will be displayed at the annual
  • CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS: ELIMINATING THE COMPETITION  CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS: ELIMINATING THE COMPETITION

    With over 87 billion potential finishing orders for the Supercar class in next month's Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ, the winner of this year's championship is anything but easy to predict. We know that four drivers—Joni Wiman, Ken Block, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Scott Speed—remain
  • DAVID HIGGINS AND CRAIG DREW WIN LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY  DAVID HIGGINS AND CRAIG DREW WIN LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY

    Houghton, MI (October 21, 2014) -- Subaru Rally Team USA's David Higgins and Craig Drew outlasted the competition and the wet stage conditions to take victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) on October 17-18, 2014 in Houghton, MI.

    LSPR is the concluding round of the eight-eve
  • CREATING AN IMPACT WITH 'CARS OF CHARACTER'

    October 17, 2014 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- AutoDesignO is proud to be announcing the organization's flagship event, 'Cars of Character.' This design panel forum will be taking place on October 21, 2014 at Warner Brothers Studios. This affair sheds light on the talent, technology, inspirations, and
  • PORSCHE SPORT DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY  PORSCHE SPORT DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

    Driving with safety, precision, and awareness

    Atlanta. What began 40 years at the Hockenheimring race track in Germany accompanied by the sound of boxer engines and squealing tires, and the smell of rubber, oil, and gasoline laid the foundation for today's Porsche Sport Driving Sc
  • HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA  HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA

    DETROIT – Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy 'Back to the Future,' is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer.

    Cleveland-based quasar ene
  • FORD AND HARD ROCK HOTELS & CASINOS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF MUSTANG AND THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IN AMERICA

    ◾Ford's ICON50 and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos name 10 artists who embody the spirit of the iconic Ford Mustang and are driving the future of music in America
    ◾ICON50 artists include ASTR, Betty Who, Cathedrals, Elle King, Joywave, MisterWives, Sheppard, Smallpools, Young Rising Stars and Young & Si
  • GOODYEAR'S GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS EARNS LEED GOLD RATING

    One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio

    AKRON, Ohio, October 20, 2014 — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design® (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council®. At 63
  • NISSAN'S WINNING WEEKEND  NISSAN'S WINNING WEEKEND

    ◾Nissan-powered LM P2 teams take European Le Mans Series race and championship victories
    ◾GT Academy winner Miguel Faisca makes brilliant LM P2 debut at 'home' in Portugal
    ◾Russian racer and GT Academy winner Mark Shulzhitskiy shows his speed at Estoril

    ESTORIL, Portugal – The 4 Hours of
  • KIA MOTORS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH B.R.A.K.E.S. TEEN PRO-ACTIVE DRIVING SCHOOL  KIA MOTORS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH B.R.A.K.E.S. TEEN PRO-ACTIVE DRIVING SCHOOL

    Kia and B.R.A.K.E.S. Gear Up for National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 19-25) to Raise Awareness for Free, Hands-On, Behind-the-Wheel Education

    ◾B.R.A.K.E.S. has trained more than 12,000 teens and their parents in 10 states
    ◾Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14-
  • PROOF POSITIVE: AUDI RS 7 CONCEPT TAKEN TO THE LIMIT WITH NO DRIVER  PROOF POSITIVE: AUDI RS 7 CONCEPT TAKEN TO THE LIMIT WITH NO DRIVER

    ◾Audi sets new standards for piloted driving
    ◾Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completes Hockenheimring lap driverless at racing speed
    ◾Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, AUDI AG Board Member for Technical Development: 'This top performance substantiates the skills of our development team with regard t
  • KESELOWSKI'S CLUTCH WIN PUTS THREE FUSIONS IN NASCAR FINAL EIGHT  KESELOWSKI'S CLUTCH WIN PUTS THREE FUSIONS IN NASCAR FINAL EIGHT

    ◾Brad Keselowski's win vaults the No. 2 into the Eliminator round of eight.
    ◾The win is the sixth Cup win of the season for Keselowski and 16th of his career.
    ◾The victory marks the second in the 2014 Chase for the 2 team (Chicago).
    ◾Ford Racing's 14 wins this season is the most for the manufactu
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    ◾Blomqvist and Verstappen each win once 'powered by Volkswagen'
    ◾Son of World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist second in the overall standings
    ◾Verstappen becomes the youngest driver in history to be promoted to Formula 1

    With two victories and a further four podium spots at the season finale in H
  • END OF AN ERA: CHAMPION PEPPER WINS FINAL RACE IN VOLKSWAGEN'S TOURING CAR SCHOOL  END OF AN ERA: CHAMPION PEPPER WINS FINAL RACE IN VOLKSWAGEN'S TOURING CAR SCHOOL

    ◾Time to turn over a new leaf after 17 years and 166 races
    ◾Kremer finishes second in the championship, Møller Madsen wins Junior title
    ◾Guest appearances from Albert von Thurn and Taxis and Pierre Casiraghi

    At precisely 17:35 on Saturday evening, spectators at the Hockenheimring were witness t
  • STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE  STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE

    • Three Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the best three grid positions
    • Audi RS 7 to do a fast lap at Hockenheim – without a driver
    • World premiere of the new Audi Sport TT Cup

    Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, October 18, 2014 – Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday
  • SPIRIT AND PASSION ABOUND IN SHANGHAI ON FIRST DAY OF LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO  SPIRIT AND PASSION ABOUND IN SHANGHAI ON FIRST DAY OF LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO

    October 18, 2014, Shanghai (China) – Today was something of a homecoming as the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia, presented by Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain, returned yet again to the Shanghai International Circuit.

    Today's event was enhanced by the at
  • GM ANNOUNCES $12.5 BILLION REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. today announced the execution of an unsecured $12.5 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5 billion three-year facility and a $7.5 billion five-year facility. The facility amends and extends GM's existing $11 billion credit facility.

    'This credit
  • FOUR ENGINES, FOUR DOORS, EIGHT-SPEEDS AND UP TO A WORLD-LEADING 204 MPH: DODGE ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR CHARGER LINEUP  FOUR ENGINES, FOUR DOORS, EIGHT-SPEEDS AND UP TO A WORLD-LEADING 204 MPH: DODGE ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR CHARGER LINEUP

    Dodge unleashes the Quickest, Fastest and Most Powerful Sedan in the world, along with the most capable and technologically advanced Charger lineup ever with a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $27,995

    ◾The Dodge and SRT brands take America's only four-door muscle ca
  • Ferrari 365 P Ferrari 365 P

    While some of Ferrari's most iconic of automobiles may be front-engined exotics, it is by no means a stretch to think Ferrari and mid-engine supercars. But where and when did it all begin? This particular chassis is the answer.
  • The Bentley R-Type The Bentley R-Type

    At the 1953 Geneva Salon Bentley would debut what would become the famous R-Type. However, what would make that first R-Type so appealing would be the handywork of H.J. Mulliner designer J.P. Blatchley. Aerodynamic and light, the car would be the posterchild of the postwar sports saloon.

    In total, there would be five series of the R-Type Continental. But among these series perhaps the most notable and iconic would be the streamlined sports saloons penned by Blatchley. The fastback look of the R-Type would be an amalgamation of conscripting aerodynamics into luxury, coachbuilt automobiles.
  • The Cunningham C3 The Cunningham C3

    Briggs Cunningham may have been born in Cincinnati, Ohio, right in the heartland of America, but he could have been right at home in Modena, or Maranello, Italy, such was his approach to automobile-making.

    Besides being considered the builder of what many consider to be America's first sports car and earning a 4th place at the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans, Cunningham understood well the axiom of 'win on Sunday, sell cars on Monday'.
  • Holden Commits to Euro-Sourced Line-Up

    Holden has given its first clear indication of its future product strategy, confirming that over one-third of the brand's future models will be sourced from Europe.

    Executive Vice President and President of GM Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann, made the announcement today, at the opening of the Paris A
  • Holden Trax Gets Turbo Boost  Holden Trax Gets Turbo Boost

    ◾Top of the range Trax introduced with a sporty 1.4 litre turbocharged engine
    ◾Trax LTZ with 1.4 litre iTi engine includes sunroof, new 18 inch alloys, rain sensing wipers and driver's arm rest as standard

    Holden Trax will cement its position as one of the best small SUVs on the road with the in
  • Holden Concepts Takes Centre Stage at Motorex  Holden Concepts Takes Centre Stage at Motorex

    Three of Holden's most historically significant concept cars, EFIJY, Hurricane and Coupe 60, will take centre stage this weekend at Meguiar's MotorEx Melbourne 2014.

    The three show stoppers celebrate Holden's design excellence and rich 66-year history in producing iconic Australian vehicles.

    R
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    •Over 100,000 S-Class models have been delivered to customers since its market launch a year ago

    •China and USA largest markets for the luxury sedan

    •Ola Kallenius: 'The sales figure of 100,000 S-Class models in just one year is the proof: the combination of high-class quality, exemplary effi
  • Mercedes-Benz and EURONICS extend partnership in the DTM

    •Mercedes-Benz and EURONICS will line up again together in the 2015 DTM season
    •Third year of successful partnership with EURONICS, one of Germany's leading buying groups in the consumer electronics sector
    •Gary Paffett to line up again in EURONICS Mercedes AMG C-Coupé

    Mercedes-Benz and EURONIC
  • Cooperation between Mercedes-AMG and Santoni: New G 63 collection under the label 'Santoni for AMG'  Cooperation between Mercedes-AMG and Santoni: New G 63 collection under the label 'Santoni for AMG'

    When the high-performance brand of Mercedes-Benz and an Italian producer of luxury goods start working together, the world can look forward to something special: stylish luxury in leather coupled with pure driving performance. The latest products to come out of the cooperation between Mercedes-AMG a
  • ‘Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best'  ‘Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best'

    •On Saturday, 29th November 2014, Mercedes-Benz intends to mark the end of the exceptional sporting year that was 2014

    •MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Silver Arrows works team heads to Stuttgart as 2014 Formula 1 Constructors' World Champions

    •MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton & N
  • Triple victory in the Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix 50 years ago: fourth triumph in a row for Mercedes-Benz  Triple victory in the Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix 50 years ago: fourth triumph in a row for Mercedes-Benz

    •Success again in 1964 in what was the world's toughest road race covering a distance of almost 4,800 kilometres

    •Eugen Böhringer and Klaus Kaiser come in ahead of Dieter Glemser/ Martin Braungart and Ewy Rosqvist/Eva-Maria Falk

    •Further racing success for the luxury Mercedes-Benz 300 SE Saloo
  • Chevrolet Impala Blackout Concept Chevrolet Impala Blackout Concept

    The Impala Blackout concept builds on the car's aggressive, acclaimed styling with blacked-out cues that lend it a sinister attitude – all accomplished with paint and accessories available from Chevrolet. The simple-yet-effective formula includes: Chevrolet Accessories black grille surround, rear spoiler, painted mirror caps and 19-inch aluminum wheels.
  • Chevrolet SS Sport Concept Chevrolet SS Sport Concept

    Inspired by Chevrolet's motorsports heritage and its Australian lineage, the SS Sport concept gives the V-8-powered sports sedan a makeover that reflects its performance capability.
  • The Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 The Alfa Romeo Tipo 256

    In many respects, a true sportscar is something of a wolf in sheep's clothing. From the outside they can appear merely elegant, luxury-based, sophisticated, even a bit docile at times. But, the heart that rests within beats with the passion and drive of a fearsome war horse ready to charge into the fray. This balance certainly reflects the enigma that is the 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet Sportivo.
  • Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom

    Toyota Supports Science and Environmental Education with $1 Million Pledge

    Denver, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 – A hardscrabble childhood didn't 'harden' Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member's resolve to achieve her goals and give back.

    A recip
  • Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle and Lexus Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up  Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle and Lexus Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2014) – On the green carpet, automotive history will be made. Toyota and Lexus are again presenting sponsors at the 24th annual Environmental Media Awards on Oct. 18, at which one bidder will win the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Toyota is the first major auto man
  • Audi allroad achieves highest government crash safety rating

    - 5-Star overall crash safety rating given by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program
    - Program provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles beyond what is required by Federal law
    - All Audi vehicles
  • THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID – A MULTIFUNCTIONAL CONTROL CENTER  THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID – A MULTIFUNCTIONAL CONTROL CENTER

    FIA World Endurance Championship, LMP1 Technology

    Stuttgart. Setting the direction is the most trivial task of the steering wheel in the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The drivers of the Class 1 Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship have a computer in their hands. They ope
  • HOW CAR ENTHUSIASTS CAN REV UP THEIR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS  HOW CAR ENTHUSIASTS CAN REV UP THEIR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS

    Three Hot Cars Carved Onto Three Pumpkins, All Being Given Away

    Denver, CO – 10.16.14 – Usually, the pumpkin-carving world and automotive world don't intermix, but We R Mopar, VW Parts Vortex, and Olathe Toyota Parts Center have collaborated to make it a little easier for auto ent
  • SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS STARTING 2015 SEASON IN AUSTRALIA  SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS STARTING 2015 SEASON IN AUSTRALIA

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 16, 2014) – Stadium Super Truck series founder Robby Gordon and South Australian Tourism Minister, Leon Bignell, announced today the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS 2015 season will start in Adelaide, Australia, in conjunction with the Clipsal 500 A
  • FORD, TWEDDLE LAUNCH NEW INTERACTIVE MUSTANG APP  FORD, TWEDDLE LAUNCH NEW INTERACTIVE MUSTANG APP

    ◾Ford and Tweddle have launched an interactive new Mustang app on both Android and iOS platforms called Mustang Owner
    ◾The app provides detailed information about the owner's Mustang, including features, capabilities and a handy page on frequently asked questions
    ◾App includes Mustang trivia games
  • AUTOTRADER EDITORS NAME MUST-SHOP SUVS FOR TOWING

    As the leaves change and winter weather approaches, consumers across the country are gearing up to pull their boats out of the water, haul large items home for yard projects and transport tailgate essentials to and from stadium parking lots. For car shoppers looking for a vehicle that can tow seriou
  • VOLVO CARS ADDS A THIRD SHIFT AND 1,300 NEW JOBS IN THE TORSLANDA PLANT  VOLVO CARS ADDS A THIRD SHIFT AND 1,300 NEW JOBS IN THE TORSLANDA PLANT

    Volvo Cars will add a third working shift in its Torslanda, Gothenburg plant to meet the increasing customer demand for the company's new cars. The expansion, planned for the first quarter of 2015, will be made in connection with the start of production for the all-new Volvo XC90 SUV.

    Adding the
  • 11 MORE GM FACILITIES BECOME LANDFILL-FREE  11 MORE GM FACILITIES BECOME LANDFILL-FREE

    GM continues global movement to zero waste; 122 sites send nothing to landfill

    DETROIT – Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North Ame
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 BOXLINK, LED BOX LIGHTS AND REMOTE TAILGATE RELEASE REVOLUTIONIZE TRUCK BED CARGO MANAGEMENT  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 BOXLINK, LED BOX LIGHTS AND REMOTE TAILGATE RELEASE REVOLUTIONIZE TRUCK BED CARGO MANAGEMENT

    ◾Debuting in the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, class-exclusive BoxLink™ cargo management system includes lockable, die-cast zinc tie-down cleats, and provides a unique interface to the pickup bed for improved flexibility and organization, as well as additional locations for tie-downs
    ◾All-new F-150 offe
  • STATEMENT: WIRING HARNESS

    October 16, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 437,000 SUVs globally to relocate an electrical connection.

    The action follows an investigation by Chrysler Group engineers after the Company was advised of three cases in which a wiring harness
  • LEBRON JAMES SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON KIA'S FLAGSHIP SEDAN AS THE BRAND'S FIRST-EVER LUXURY AMBASSADOR  LEBRON JAMES SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON KIA'S FLAGSHIP SEDAN AS THE BRAND'S FIRST-EVER LUXURY AMBASSADOR

    Multi-Year Partnership Forged After James Experienced the Advanced Technology, V8 Power and World-Class Craftsmanship and Materials of the Kia K900 for Himself
    ◾As the K900 Luxury Ambassador, James will star in advertisements for the modern and elegant sedan and make exclusive appearances
  • Audi RS7 Piloted Concept Takes the Track this Sunday, Oct. 19 – LIVE Feed

    This Sunday, October 19, the Audi RS7 Piloted Concept will hit the Hockenheimring race track at speed – without a driver. The world's sportiest piloted driving car will take the track at 6:50 am EDT (12:50 CEST) before the finale of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters).

    Audi MediaTV will broa
  • NISSAN SCORES A PERFECT '100A' IN THE CDP GLOBAL 500 CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2014  NISSAN SCORES A PERFECT '100A' IN THE CDP GLOBAL 500 CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2014

    ◾Nissan achieved a perfect score of 100 in the CDP's Global 500 Report 2014 for disclosure about its environmental performance to qualify for inclusion in the 'Climate Disclosure Leadership Index' (CDLI)
    ◾Nissan also achieved the highest 'A' rating in the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI)
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA WINS GLOBAL AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN SALES AND MARKETING

    IAIR award reflects Subaru Record Sales Growth in U.S. Market

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - At a global awards evening in Milan Italy, Subaru of America was recognized with an award for its 'Innovation in Sales and Marketing' by IAIR, the International Alternative Investment Review. The aw
  • HONDA CR-V NAMED 2015 MOTOR TREND SPORT/UTILITY OF THE YEAR  HONDA CR-V NAMED 2015 MOTOR TREND SPORT/UTILITY OF THE YEAR

    ◾Refreshed CR-V chosen for its fuel economy, driving dynamics, long list of new safety features and overall refinement
    ◾Noted for its new Touring trim with Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive safety technologies
    ◾America's best-selling SUV over the past decade

    10/15/2014 - NEW YORK [/I
  • SILVERADO HD STRONG ARMS THE COMPETITION  SILVERADO HD STRONG ARMS THE COMPETITION

    DETROIT – How tough are heavy-duty trucks? A recent frame-twisting test found that the use of roll-formed steel in its bed allowed the tailgate of the 2015 Silverado 2500HD pickup to be lowered on uneven terrain while greater twisting of one competitor's frame kept its tailgate from being low
  • GM DELIVERS ITS BEST THIRD QUARTER GLOBAL SALES SINCE 1980  GM DELIVERS ITS BEST THIRD QUARTER GLOBAL SALES SINCE 1980

    ◾Chevrolet up 9 percent in North America
    ◾Cadillac up 63 percent in China
    ◾Buick global sales up 7 percent

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2,449,595 vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2014, up 2 percent compared with a year ago. It was the company's best thir
  • UNSTOPPABLE SPIRIT: NINO MUSTICA ART COLLABORATION DEBUTS IN LONDON

    UNSTOPPABLE SPIRIT: A new installation by Italian artist Nino Mustica in collaboration with Land Rover Design Director, Gerry McGovern, celebrates the fusion of art and automotive design during Frieze Week London
    ◾Acclaimed Italian artist Nino Mustica unveils a new collaboration with world renowned
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS NAMED 'OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER' FOR UPCOMING THE COLOR RUN NIGHT™ IN PHILADELPHIA  MITSUBISHI MOTORS NAMED 'OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER' FOR UPCOMING THE COLOR RUN NIGHT™ IN PHILADELPHIA

    A Mitsubishi Outlander crossover will serve as the Official Pace Car of the first ever Color Run Night™ 5-kilometer run on Saturday, October 18th

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 - Cypress, Calif. - Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has been named 'The Official Vehicle Partner' of the upcoming
  • TRUECAR ANNOUNCES 'NO SURPRISES' INITIATIVE FOR UPFRONT PRICING INFORMATION ON NEW VEHICLES

    TrueCar Certified Dealers Commit to No Unexpected Fees to Make Car Buying Simple and Transparent

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) –TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, was created to help consumers avoid surprises when buying a new
  • INFINITI BRINGS FORMULA ONE CAR, DRIVERS AND INFINITI Q50 EAU ROUGE TO THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN  INFINITI BRINGS FORMULA ONE CAR, DRIVERS AND INFINITI Q50 EAU ROUGE TO THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN

    Championship F1™ car and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to be driven by Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel down Congress Avenue

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. brings the sights, sounds and smells of international Formula One racing to dow
  • EXCITEMENT CONTINUES AS THE LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO ASIA SERIES RETURNS TO SHANGHAI FOR A THIRD TIME  EXCITEMENT CONTINUES AS THE LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO ASIA SERIES RETURNS TO SHANGHAI FOR A THIRD TIME

    October 15, 2014, Shanghai (China) – Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain have returned to Shanghai for the third time for another round of exciting races as the Super Trofeo pulls into its fifth stop of this year's circuit.

    A regular
  • U.S. PUBLIC TRANSIT AGENCIES ADOPTING NEW CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY AT FASTER RATE THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE

    Houston, TX – Advancements in new clean diesel technology have resulted in transit buses with near zero emissions being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors, according to Ezra Finkin, the Director of Policy for the Diesel Technology Forum.

    Fin
  • BRAILLE NAMED OFFICIAL BATTERY OF THE HSR SERIES

    Braille Battery announced today that it will be the official battery of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) series. HSR was formed in the mid-1970s with its first event at Road Atlanta. There was one goal then, and it remains true today: To celebrate the racecars from our past.

    Braille is committ
  • Audi Show Car For Los Angeles – Beginning Of A New Era Of Design Audi Show Car For Los Angeles – Beginning Of A New Era Of Design

    Audi, the leading brand in automotive design, is launching into a new era of design. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which begins on November 19, the brand with the four rings is presenting the first show car that bears the signature of the new Head of Design Marc Lichte.
  • Mopar Gives Sneak Peek At Modified Vehicles Headed For SEMA Mopar Gives Sneak Peek At Modified Vehicles Headed For SEMA

    In anticipation of the 2014 edition of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, Mopar released sketches of its modified Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed for the premier aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas.
  • Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    For the caretakers of period-correct historic race cars, November 17 will likely now be marked on their calendars, as it is the opening day entry requests can be submitted to compete in the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.z
  • The Aston Martin DB3S The Aston Martin DB3S

    In 1959, Aston Martin would finally reach its objective. It had been many years but an Aston Martin had finally triumphed at Le Mans. It had been nearly a decade of effort, of toil and heartache. In 1955, David Brown's effort came close to achieving the zenith. The car that nearly hit the target but that set the foundation for the overall victory a few years later would be the DB3S.
  • The Ferrari F333 SP The Ferrari F333 SP

    Ferrari would last win at Le Mans in 1965 with a NART-entered 250LM. In the United States, the Maranello outfit was almost mere legend and not reality. Since the mid-1970s the scuderia would focus almost entirely on its Formula One efforts and would only maintain a presence within the GT ranks of endurance racing. However, in the wandering years of IMSA prototype sportscar racing of the 1990s and early 2000s it would be the legend Ferrari that would help carry the water and keep a finger in the levee until the needed revitalization could happen. Ferrari would do this with the 333 SP.
  • Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion  Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    Entry Requests Open November 17

    MONTEREY, Calif., October 14, 2014 – For the caretakers of period-correct historic race cars, November 17 will likely now be marked on their calendars, as it is the opening day entry requests can be submitted to compete in the annual Rolex Monterey
  • Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million  Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

    Recent million-unit milestone achieved in record time

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2014) – Toyota Motor Corporation announced today global hybrid sales surpassed the 7 million unit mark in September. Toyota achieved this latest million-unit hybrid milestone at the record pace of ni
  • ENGINEERING THE FUTURE: FISITA'S TRAVEL BURSARY OFFERS FUNDING FOR STUDENTS TO WORK AND STUDY ABROAD

    FISITA announced today that it is accepting applications for the second round of its 2014 Student Travel Bursary, offering up to 2,000 EUR to any student studying engineering wishing to work or study abroad.

    The initiative, launched in 2006, has funded the overseas placements of hundreds of stude
  • Audi A7 named Best Model in Strategic Vision and ALG Total Value™ Index

    - Audi Q5 and Q7 also recognized as category leaders
    - Study considers new vehicle owner input and ALG residual value information
    - More than 46,173 new car buyers studied for results

    HERNDON, Va., October 14, 2014 – Owners of the Audi A7 helped name it the Best Model overall in the ne
  • MOPAR GIVES SNEAK PEEK AT MODIFIED VEHICLES HEADED FOR SEMA  MOPAR GIVES SNEAK PEEK AT MODIFIED VEHICLES HEADED FOR SEMA

    ◾Sketches give a sneak peek at Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed for SEMA, the premier aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas
    ◾15,345-square-foot exhibit to feature several Mopar-customized vehicles and a vast assortment of Mopar performance parts and accessories on
  • QUICK, STYLISH AND WELL-EQUIPPED 2015 HONDA CIVIC SI COUPE AND SEDAN NOW ON-SALE  QUICK, STYLISH AND WELL-EQUIPPED 2015 HONDA CIVIC SI COUPE AND SEDAN NOW ON-SALE

    2015 Civic Si Coupe and Sedan offer unrivaled combination of sporty style and performance, high-tech features, and renowned Honda quality and value


    10/14/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan are now on sale at Honda dealers nationwide with a manufacturer's suggeste
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 ARMADA  NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 ARMADA

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Armada full-size SUV, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

    Armada receives a number of enhancements for the 2015 model year, including revised interior trim styling, standard power lumbar added to the
  • CHRIS FORSBERG PILOTS 370Z TO 2014 FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPIONSHIP  CHRIS FORSBERG PILOTS 370Z TO 2014 FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPIONSHIP

    IRWINDALE, Calif. – After setting a Formula Drift record for most consecutive podium finishes in a single season, NISMO USA driver Chris Forsberg captured the 2014 Formula Drift Championship last weekend at Irwindale Speedway in California. While Forsberg's strong performances this season mad
  • BMW I & SOHO HOUSE ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP. EXPLORATION OF INNOVATION, ARTS AND DESIGN  BMW I & SOHO HOUSE ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP. EXPLORATION OF INNOVATION, ARTS AND DESIGN

    London/Munich. Soho House Group (SHG) and BMW i today announced a global partnership across all of SHG's 12 sites in Europe and North America. As Soho House Group's global automotive partner, BMW i will provide BMW i3 vehicles for driving experiences for members and guests at many of its site
  • MORE THAN A SILVER LINING: PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO TALK TO ELECTRIC COMPANIES VIA THE CLOUD  MORE THAN A SILVER LINING: PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO TALK TO ELECTRIC COMPANIES VIA THE CLOUD

    ◾Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers for a first-ever test of technology that will allow plug-in vehicles to respond in concert to a request from energy providers to stop, then restart charging. The demonstration will take place Oct. 16 in Sacramento, California
    ◾Software-based tec
  • FORD, NEXTENERGY ANNOUNCE AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING CHALLENGE TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF LED TECHNOLOGY

    ◾The Ford Motor Company, NextEnergy-led automotive lighting challenge aims to inspire industry suppliers to create advanced new automotive lighting products
    ◾Ford's collaboration with NextEnergy affirms the automaker's intention to lead the industry with solid-state/LED lighting
    ◾Initiative will h
  • GRAND FINALE FOR THE SCIROCCO R-CUP IN HOCKENHEIM  GRAND FINALE FOR THE SCIROCCO R-CUP IN HOCKENHEIM

    ◾Curtain falls on Volkswagen's one-make cup for final time after 17 years
    ◾Kremer vs. Bouveng: exciting duel for second place in the championship
    ◾Pierre Casiraghi and Albert of Thurn and Taxis make guest appearances

    Grand farewell for the Scirocco R-Cup: after 17 successful years, the curtain
  • STATEMENT: OCCUPANT RESTRAINT CONTROL (ORC) MODULE

    October 14, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 184,215 SUVs globally to replace a component that manages restraint-system deployment.

    Occupant restraint control (ORC) modules in certain model-year 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SU
  • AUDI SHOW CAR FOR LOS ANGELES – BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA OF DESIGN  AUDI SHOW CAR FOR LOS ANGELES – BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA OF DESIGN

    ◾Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg and Head of Design Marc Lichte present revolutionary concept car
    ◾New design idiom embodies the progressive values of Audi
    ◾Concept car opens new perspectives in automotive design

    Ingolstadt, October 15, 2014 – Audi, the leading brand in automotive design, is
  • Toyota Still Most Valuable Auto Brand on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Brands Report

    Toyota Climbs to No. 8 on Interbrand's 2014 'Best Global Brands' with 20 Percent Brand Value Growth

    October 09, 2014

    Interbrand interview with TMS VP Jack Hollis

    TORRANCE, Calif. Oct. 9, 2014 – Playful campaigns, commitment to women leaders and its zero-emission 'Car of th
  • Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion V  Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion V

    The World's Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Come Back to Monterey for an Encore
    ATLANTA – Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that the next Porsche Rennsport Reunion will again take place at the famed California racetra
  • SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 IMPREZA® MODELS  SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 IMPREZA® MODELS

    ◾Well- equipped Impreza pricing begins at $18,195
    ◾Revised front styling with new headlights, grille and bumper
    ◾Rear Vision Camera standard across line
    ◾EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology now available
    ◾New Infotainment systems and features
    ◾Best fuel economy of any gasoline all-wheel drive pa
  • ‘CORVETTE CANVAS' TO BENEFIT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT

    Gala fundraiser project embodies spirit of Detroit's creative economy

    DETROIT – A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will become a canvas on wheels when threeGeneral Motors automotive designers transform it into a 'performance art car' during the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (
  • GOODYEAR LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICA'S MOST FUEL-EFFICIENT LONG HAUL DRIVE TIRE

    Goodyear FUEL MAX LHD G505D Outperforms Leading Competitors In Fuel Efficiency

    AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 – Professional truck drivers traveled 421.3 billion miles of road in the United States last year – consuming more than 52 billion gallons of fuel along the way, according to da
  • KIA MOTORS BRAND VALUE SKYROCKETS 480 PERCENT SINCE 2007  KIA MOTORS BRAND VALUE SKYROCKETS 480 PERCENT SINCE 2007

    ◾Kia moves ahead nine spots to 74th place on the definitive list of the world's most valuable brands
    ◾15 percent increase in brand value to US$5.4 billion over past year

    (SEOUL) October 9, 2014 – Since declaring design management as a core driver of the company's future growth and the hir
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER DIVIDEND

    The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.125 per share on the company's outstanding Class B and common stock.

    This is the same level of dividend paid in the first three quarters of 2014, which is a 25 percent increase from the level of dividend paid in
  • ALL-NEW MIDSIZE PICKUPS ROLL OUT OF WENTZVILLE  ALL-NEW MIDSIZE PICKUPS ROLL OUT OF WENTZVILLE

    Dealers come to town to drive away new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – More than 125 Chevrolet and GMC dealer representatives came to the new home of the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickup trucks today to personally take delivery of their first orders.

    Doze
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 7.40 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST THREE QUARTERS*  VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 7.40 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST THREE QUARTERS*

    Oct 10, 2014


    • 5.3 percent* increase from January to September
    • 881,300 vehicles delivered in September / +3.0 percent*
    • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Deliveries continue to develop well despite challenging markets. Chance to reach ten million deliveries mark for first t
  • BUICK VERANO'S REFINED RIDE STARTS WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD  BUICK VERANO'S REFINED RIDE STARTS WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

    Careful tuning of tire design and materials helps reduce noise, improve comfort

    DETROIT – The refined ride quality and quiet cabin in the 2015 Buick Verano start closer to the ground than extensive insulation and a well-tuned chassis. Down where the rubber meets the road, engineer
  • HYUNDAI'S BRAND VALUE RISES DOUBLE DIGITS ON 2014 BEST GLOBAL BRANDS REPORT

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 – Hyundai Motor Company's brand value continues to climb, reaching a new high as the 40th most valued global brand on Interbrand's 15th annual 100 Best Global Brands Report. This year Hyundai's brand value rose to $10.4 billion, a 16 percent increase. Si
  • PARETTI JAGUAR CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF BUSINESS

    (NEW ORLEANS, LA.) - October 10, 2014- Jaguar Land Rover North America is proud to announce Paretti Jaguar is celebrating 45 years of quality service and success as a Jaguar franchise in the New Orleans area.

    The thirteenth oldest of 163 Jaguar stores in the nation, Paretti Jaguar is the f
  • DURACELL PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO POWERING MORE COMMUNITIES IN TIMES OF DISASTER

    The NEW expanded Duracell Power Forward fleet works to provide relief to those affected within 24 hrs

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Duracell Power Forward program, known for donating batteries to those affected by natural disaster since 2011, is expanding its fleet and joining forces with
  • LAMBORGHINI, IMSA EXTEND PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2018; 2015 BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO NORTH AMERICA SCHEDULE RELEASED  LAMBORGHINI, IMSA EXTEND PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2018; 2015 BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO NORTH AMERICA SCHEDULE RELEASED

    SANT'AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy (Oct. 10, 2014) - Automobili Lamborghini and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have extended their partnership for the next four years, with the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America championship being contested under IMSA sanction throug
  • VOLKSWAGEN EXTENDS COOPERATION WITH CHINESE JOINT VENTURE PARTNER FAW GROUP FOR FURTHER 25 YEARS

    ◾Agreement signed in Federal Chancellery in presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel
    ◾Volkswagen and further Chinese joint venture partner SAIC agree on new proving ground in Xinjiang province
    ◾Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: 'Together with its strong partners Volkswag
  • BREMBO CIRCUIT IDENTITY CARDS FOR 2014 FORMULA ONE AT RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX

    What's the 'toughest' track in Formula One?

    Brembo Circuit Identity Cards for Formula One are available to the public on the Friday before each race at www.Brembo.com.

    Each Circuit Identity Card graphic includes general characteristics of the track itself (layout, length, number of braking eve
  • BMW GROUP GLOBAL SALES GROWTH CONTINUES IN SEPTEMBER  BMW GROUP GLOBAL SALES GROWTH CONTINUES IN SEPTEMBER

    September sales up 5.3% with 199,799 vehicles delivered to customers
    First three quarters see sales rise 6.5% to 1,529,880 vehicles
    Over 10,000 BMW i3s sold in the year-to-date

    Munich. Overall sales of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles have continued to grow,
  • VOLKSWAGEN CHATTANOOGA ESTABLISHES PURCHASING ACADEMY

    Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 9, 2014) — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing d
  • NASA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HEADED TO VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AND MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA IN 2015

    NASA National Championships presented by Toyo Tires headed to Virginia International Raceway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2015

    NAPA VALLEY, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2014) - The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) announced today the locations for its second annual twin 2015 NASA Ch
  • All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan  All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan

    HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation's all-new Mazda Demio (Mazda2 outside Japan) was today named the 2014-2015 Car of the Year Japan by the Japan Car of the Year Committee.

    Following the Mazda CX-5, Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) and Mazda Axela (Mazda3), the all-new Demio is the fourth in Maz
  • BIRTHDAY BOY BAKKERUD WINS WORLD RX OF TURKEY

    Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Andreas Bakkerud has won this weekend's World RX of Turkey, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Timmy Hansen and Volkswagen Marklund's Topi Heikkinen finished second and third respectively. Wi
  • MAZDA2 WINS JAPAN'S CAR OF THE YEAR

    In a monumental battle for the country's most coveted car trophy, the Mazda2 comes from behind to capture the Car of the Year Japan award.

    (Tokyo, Daiba): Typhoon Vongfong, this year's fiercest storm, might have weakened when it made landfall on the Japanese archipelago on Sunday, but a st
  • VOLKSWAGEN TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL GREEN USA TO AUCTION OFF THE FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC E-GOLF IN THE U.S.  VOLKSWAGEN TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL GREEN USA TO AUCTION OFF THE FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC E-GOLF IN THE U.S.

    Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA's Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change

    Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electri
  • 1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil

    Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Other
  • 1958 Targa Florio: Musso Commands the Heights

    During the invasion of Sicily during the Second World War it would be the mountainous roads around the island that would pose the greatest hindrance to the advance of the British and American forces trying to breakthrough on their way, ultimately, to Italy. A little more than a decade later, these d
  • Luigi Musso: Talented, Tempting and Troubled

    Following Alberto Ascari's back-to-back titles in 1952 and 1953 there have been no Italian Formula One World Champions. While there has been a great amount of hope throughout the years, Italians have been left without a World Champion. Perhaps, it could be argued, all such hopes died with Luigi Muss
  • 1956 Argentine Grand Prix: Least in the Kingdom is Greater

    Speaking of the power of humility, the Bible says the least, within the context of the world, if they follow God's commands, shall be greater than those considered great.

    To say that Luigi Musso was the least within the kingdom of Scuderia Ferrari would be a terrible understatement. Having a rep
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 EARNS TRUCK OF TEXAS TITLE AT TAWA TEXAS TRUCK RODEO; FORD HONORED WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL AWARDS  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 EARNS TRUCK OF TEXAS TITLE AT TAWA TEXAS TRUCK RODEO; FORD HONORED WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL AWARDS

    ◾The 2015 Ford F-150, the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever, is named Truck of Texas, the most prestigious award presented by the Texas Auto Writers Association at its annual Truck Rodeo

    ◾All-new 2015 Ford Transit awarded Commercial Vehicle of Texas

    ◾In the heart of the country's lar
  • DAUGHTERY, JACKSON LAND NISSAN ITS 96TH AND 97TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT 51ST SCCA RUNOFFS AT LAGUNA SECA  DAUGHTERY, JACKSON LAND NISSAN ITS 96TH AND 97TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT 51ST SCCA RUNOFFS AT LAGUNA SECA

    Podium sweep in GT3, six overall podiums net strong showing at annual classic

    David Daughtery may long be remembered for winning his eighth Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National title at Laguna Seca this weekend, but it was a sportsmanlike act of kindness shown a first time competit
  • HONDA, ACURA RACERS CLAIM FOUR SCCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    ◾Honda-powered Formula F racers sweep podium, top eight positions
    ◾Honda, Acura drivers also claim titles in STU, STL and H Production
    ◾Six additional Honda, Acura podium results complete successful 'Runoffs'

    10/13/2014 - SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- Honda and Acura racers won four Sports Ca
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS SCCA RUNOFFS RECAP  MAZDA MOTORSPORTS SCCA RUNOFFS RECAP

    Mazda Racers Shine at Racing's Biggest Club Event

    October 13, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) — Mazda club racers added five more championships to the cumulative Mazda tally at the 51st annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs this past weekend. Making this years' competition even sweet
  • FORD CONTINUES JOB CREATION MOMENTUM, ADDS 850 MORE JOBS AT HISTORIC ROUGE CENTER TO BUILD NEW F-150  FORD CONTINUES JOB CREATION MOMENTUM, ADDS 850 MORE JOBS AT HISTORIC ROUGE CENTER TO BUILD NEW F-150

    ◾Ford is adding 850 more jobs to its Dearborn Truck, Stamping and Diversified facilities to build the all-new 2015 F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever
    ◾Dearborn Truck Plant recently has undergone the largest manufacturing transformation in decades to prepare for the truck's laun
  • LINCOLN MKC NAMED CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE OF TEXAS BY TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION  LINCOLN MKC NAMED CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE OF TEXAS BY TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION

    ◾All-new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the brand's first small premium utility vehicle, named Crossover Utility of Texas by Texas Auto Writers Association at annual Truck Rodeo
    ◾2015 Lincoln MKC also wins Luxury Crossover Vehicle, a rare sweep of both categories
    ◾The 2015 Lincoln MKC delivers spirited perform
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC SCOOPS UP NINE AWARDS AT 24TH ANNUAL TEXAS TRUCK RODEO

    ◾Jeep® Grand Cherokee wins 'SUV of Texas' for the fifth consecutive year
    ◾Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee take consecutive year-over-year titles
    ◾Jeep brand SUVs victorious in every category entered
    ◾Ram wins Heavy Duty Truck of Texas for the second consecutive year
    ◾Ram Power Wagon scores Off-r
  • 2015 HONDA FIT SEMA PROJECT GEARS UP FOR LAST WEEK OF VOTING ON TUMBLR  2015 HONDA FIT SEMA PROJECT GEARS UP FOR LAST WEEK OF VOTING ON TUMBLR

    ◾Six build teams, each customizing an all-new 2015 Fit
    ◾Enthusiast fans can vote for their favorite customized Fit on Tumblr through Oct. 22 with the winner being announced on Nov. 4 at the SEMA Show
    ◾Honda to host second annual 'Honda Soiree' on Nov. 4 for media attending the SEMA Show

    10/1
  • ALBERT PRINCE VON THURN UND TAXIS AND PIERRE CASIRAGHI TO LINE UP AS GUEST STARTERS IN HOCKENHEIM  ALBERT PRINCE VON THURN UND TAXIS AND PIERRE CASIRAGHI TO LINE UP AS GUEST STARTERS IN HOCKENHEIM

    ◾Head of the royal house von Thurn und Taxis started his racing career with Volkswagen
    ◾Pierre Casiraghi making his second appearance in this year's Scirocco R-Cup
    ◾'Been a part of motorsport history with Volkswagen'

    Two royals will add a little extra glamour to the grand finale of the Volkswag
  • AUDI MAINTAINS ITS CHALLENGE FOR WEC TITLE IN JAPAN  AUDI MAINTAINS ITS CHALLENGE FOR WEC TITLE IN JAPAN

    ◾Audi in second place of the standings after five of eight races
    ◾Di Grassi/Duval/Kristensen claim fifth at Fuji
    ◾Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer in sixth also score points

    Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 12, 2014 – Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship marked the end of a superb string
  • TWO VICTORIES FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND BLOMQVIST IN IMOLA  TWO VICTORIES FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND BLOMQVIST IN IMOLA

    ◾Comeback for Verstappen: First place in his third race after retiring from the first
    ◾Blomqvist consistent: one victory and third place in the Dallara-Volkswagen
    ◾Verstappen defending second place in the driver rankings

    After a break from racing of almost two months, the Volkswagen drivers mad
  • ASTON MARTIN WINS IN JAPAN  ASTON MARTIN WINS IN JAPAN

    Fuji, 12 October 2014 - Aston Martin Racing has won the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Fuji with its #95 V8 Vantage GTE Am class car. The #98 sister-car finished close behind in second place and the #99 took third place in the GTE Pro class in a race that was action-packe
  • FORD ANNOUNCES NEW BLUE OVAL STEM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROGRAM

    ◾The new Ford Blue Oval STEM Scholarship Program will provide $500,000 in scholarships over four years to 50 students to pursue qualifying STEM degrees
    ◾To be considered for the scholarship program, students must have been associated with one of three Ford-supported STEM programs – For Inspiration
  • AUDI WILL START FROM THIRD ROW IN JAPAN  AUDI WILL START FROM THIRD ROW IN JAPAN

    ◾Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on third row of the grid
    ◾André Lotterer fastest Audi driver
    ◾Audi expects to have a good chance in the race

    Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 11, 2014 – Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championsh
  • BRAD KESELOWSKI VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE NATIONWIDE RACE HIGHLIGHTS FOUR MUSTANGS IN TOP 10  BRAD KESELOWSKI VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE NATIONWIDE RACE HIGHLIGHTS FOUR MUSTANGS IN TOP 10

    Ford Finishing Results:

    1st – Brad Keselowski
    4th – Ryan Blaney
    6th – Chris Buescher
    7th – Trevor Bayne
    15th – Ryan Reed
    19th – Dakoda Armstrong
    24th – Corey LaJoie

    BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS WHEN YOU HAD
  • C Is For Cadillac: $1.1 Million V-16 Roadster Leads RM's Strongest Performance In Hershey C Is For Cadillac: $1.1 Million V-16 Roadster Leads RM's Strongest Performance In Hershey

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, celebrated the annual AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet this week (October 9 – 10) with its best Hershey performance to date: $14,074,250 in total sales with a very strong 93 percent of all lots sold.

    Generated by the sale of 157 vehicles and select memorabilia before a packed auction room, results from the two-day sale were driven by numerous spirited bidding contests both in the room and over the phones. Illustrating RM's international clientele and reflecting the global appeal of the Hershey event, bidders hailed from 17 countries, with more than one quarter representing first-time clientele.
  • C IS FOR CADILLAC: $1.1 MILLION V-16 ROADSTER LEADS RM'S STRONGEST PERFORMANCE IN HERSHEY  C IS FOR CADILLAC: $1.1 MILLION V-16 ROADSTER LEADS RM'S STRONGEST PERFORMANCE IN HERSHEY

    • RM Auctions posts record results in Hershey, with more than $14 million in sales and 93 percent of all lots sold
    • Top seller: highlighting the unique A-to-Z Collection, John Moir Jr.'s 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster achieves an incredible $1,100,000
    • The quality of the Jeffrey Day Collection also
  • CALIFORNIA DEMAND ACCELERATES FORD FUSION SALES GROWTH AT DOUBLE THE SEGMENT RATE IN 2014  CALIFORNIA DEMAND ACCELERATES FORD FUSION SALES GROWTH AT DOUBLE THE SEGMENT RATE IN 2014

    ◾Retail registrations up 12 percent through July, more than twice the growth rate of midsize sedan segment
    ◾A 27 percent retail registration growth rate in California makes the state the biggest contributor to Fusion sales growth
    ◾Fusion market share operating at record levels of 12 percent throug
  • FASHION INSPIRES ELEGANCE OF THE ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY  FASHION INSPIRES ELEGANCE OF THE ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY

    ◾Lincoln color and materials design team often turns to fashion trends for color, fabrics and materials
    ◾Lincoln designers create color and materials combinations that appeal to male and female luxury customers
    ◾Tahitian Pearl, a deep plum color with an iridescent finish, was developed exclusively
  • FORD ECOBOOST POWERS THREE ENDURANCE-RACING WINS, SEVEN PODIUMS IN ROOKIE UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON  FORD ECOBOOST POWERS THREE ENDURANCE-RACING WINS, SEVEN PODIUMS IN ROOKIE UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

    ◾Twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 powered Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGR) and Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian (MSR) to three wins and seven podiums in its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC) competition in 2014

    ◾Ford EcoBoost V6 logs over 15,000 endurance racing
  • TAKAHARU FUSHIMI NAMED CEO OF YOKOHAMA CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA

    Executive returns from The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. in Japan to head Yokohama's North American Operations

    FULLERTON, CA (Oct. 7, 2014) – Takaharu Fushimi, a managing corporate officer with Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC), has returned to the U.S. to assume th
  • Road America Announces 2015 Season Schedule

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Oct. 8, 2014 - Road America President and General Manager, George Bruggenthies, announced Road America's 2015 season schedule today.

    'Road America is known for having the most active schedule of any road race circuit in the U.S., and we look forward to hosting the Mot
  • SALES BOOST PUTS BENTLEY ON THE ROAD TO RECORD YEAR  SALES BOOST PUTS BENTLEY ON THE ROAD TO RECORD YEAR

    • Strong growth continues in the first nine months of 2014
    • Global deliveries increase by 19%
    • New models drive sales success

    (Crewe, England. 8th October 2014) Nine months in to 2014 and Bentley's aim of having a record breaking year is firmly on track. Global deliveries increased by
  • How the West Was Won: Toyota Offers Chance to Be a Fuel Cell Pioneer

    TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 – It's hard to be a trendsetter in places like Los Angeles or San Francisco, but one lucky Californian will blaze that trail when they park a new Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) in their garage.

    Toyota and the Environmental Media Association (EMA) are offering a h
  • HYUNDAI TEAMS UP WITH BLOOD TYPE RACING INC. TO BRING THE EXCITEMENT OF UNDERGROUND RACING TO SEMA  HYUNDAI TEAMS UP WITH BLOOD TYPE RACING INC. TO BRING THE EXCITEMENT OF UNDERGROUND RACING TO SEMA

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 – Blood Type Racing Inc., the Chicago-based builder specializing in extracting extreme, street-friendly performance from Korean vehicles, has released details on its 2014 Genesis Coupe built for the 2014 SEMA show. With a host of engine upgrades, suspensi
  • TUDOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS CELEBRATES IMSA STARS IN STYLE  TUDOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS CELEBRATES IMSA STARS IN STYLE

    ◾'Awards Gala Takes Place Oct. 13 In New York City
    ◾'Five For Fighting' Singer To Perform

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2014) – A historic debut season for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will be celebrated in style next week under the bright lights of New York City.

    The TUDOR N
  • SOLARCITY AND HONDA ANNOUNCE $50 MILLION COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE SOLAR POWER TO HONDA AND ACURA CUSTOMERS AND DEALERSHIPS

    10/08/2014 - SAN MATEO and TORRANCE, Calif. -- Today, at the SXSW Eco conference in Austin, TX, SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) and Honda have renewed their partnership with a new fund expected to finance $50 million in solar projects. The new commitment will make solar power more affordable and av
  • Enhanced Power And Performance - The New Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Models Enhanced Power And Performance - The New Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Models

    Porsche has revealed the second generation of 911 Carrera GTS models. The GTS models are available as coupe and cabriolet versions, with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. These new models bridge the gap between the 911 Carrera S and race track tested 911 GT3. Several technical features heighten dynamic performance and driving pleasure, including the 430 horsepower engine from the Carrera S Powerkit which incorporates the Sport Chrono package and Sport Exhaust. The standard PASM active damper system lowers the ride height by 10 mm compared to the 911 Carrera.
  • The 1947 Chevrolet Fleetline The 1947 Chevrolet Fleetline

    The 1947 Chevrolet had a strong resemblance to its prewar counterpart. There were a number of changes but all were minimal. This was a significant year for Chevrolet. Sales of 684,145 units made Chevrolet the number one automobile manufacturer, outselling Ford.
  • Volvo Cars Reveals 450 Horsepower High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept Volvo Cars Reveals 450 Horsepower High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept

    Volvo delivers a unique combination of performance and efficiency with the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept - a triple boost 2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with no less than 450 hp.
  • Formula Drift Wins Within Reach for Scion Racing  Formula Drift Wins Within Reach for Scion Racing

    Scion Leads Competition for Manufacturer's Cup; Driver Fredric Aasbo in Second Place

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Formula DRIFT victory is close enough to taste. Scion Racing sits in first place going into the series' final round, competing for its first-ever Formula DRIFT man
  • BENTLEY MOTORSPORT REVIEWS 2014 SEASON

    • Team reflects on a successful debut season for the Continental GT3
    • Bentley finishes 2nd in Blancpain Endurance Series
    • Bentley Boys Smith, Kane & Meyrick runners-up in Drivers' Championship
    • Dyson Racing Team Bentley score Bentley's first U.S. victory
    • Bentley Motorsport begins Project NB
  • VOLVO CARS REVEALS 450 HORSEPOWER HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE-E POWERTRAIN CONCEPT  VOLVO CARS REVEALS 450 HORSEPOWER HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE-E POWERTRAIN CONCEPT

    ◾Triple Boost Technology takes Volvo's four-cylinder Drive-E Powertrain petrol engine to 450 BHP
    ◾Further proof of Volvo's commitment to delivering driving pleasure through down-sizing

    Volvo delivers a unique combination of performance and efficiency with the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain
  • TWO KEY MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT ASTON MARTIN

    Gaydon, 7 October 2014 - Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin today announced two key changes within the management team. Simon Sproule has been appointed to the position of Director of Marketing & Communications and Janette Green adds the role of Director of the office of CEO to her existing pos
  • RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ 2014 SEASON FINALE CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW  RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ 2014 SEASON FINALE CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW

    Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Las Vegas for its season finale for the third consecutive year, hosting Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade on November 4-5. Held in partnership with Caesars Entertainment which is the host venue, presenting sponsor, and partner of the
  • 360°-VIEW TECHNOLOGY KEY TO VOLVO CARS' GOAL OF NO FATAL ACCIDENTS BY 2020  360°-VIEW TECHNOLOGY KEY TO VOLVO CARS' GOAL OF NO FATAL ACCIDENTS BY 2020

    With the development of a new safety feature that locates collision-free escape routes, Volvo Cars has taken one of the final steps towards realising its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car.

    In December, the four-year Non-Hit Car and Truck project w
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS RUNOFFS PREVIEW

    132 Mazda Racers Looking to Score Gold in Racings Biggest Club Event

    October 7, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) — Now in its 51st year, there is no bigger road racing club event than the annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs. Mazda racers have scored 81 Championships at the Runoffs since
  • KRISKA HOLDINGS LIMITED, BRITTON TRANSPORT, INC. RECOGNIZED AS 2014 VOLVO TRUCKS SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

    Kriska Holdings Limited and Britton Transport, Inc. were honored today with a 2014 Volvo Trucks Safety Award during a ceremony at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, California. Recognized for their exceptional safety performance and training programs,
  • SIR FRANK WILLIAMS PRIZE WINNER OF ‘BERNIE ECCLESTONE AWARD BY BREMBO 2014'

    Alberto Bombassei and Bernie Ecclestone will confer to Sir Frank Williams, Founder and Team Principal of Williams F1 team, the annual award to have contributed to the growth of the history of Formula One, reaching prestigious results thanks to personality and entrepreneurial capability.
    The award
  • FORD FUND SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY, STUDENT INNOVATION WITH $280,000 IN COLLEGE COMMUNITY CHALLENGE GRANTS  FORD FUND SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY, STUDENT INNOVATION WITH $280,000 IN COLLEGE COMMUNITY CHALLENGE GRANTS

    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund is awarding $280,000 in Ford College Community Challenge grants for student-led projects focused on 'Building Sustainable Communities'
    ◾The U.S. program is in its seventh year with winning projects receiving a grant to support sustainable, student-led work addressing an urg
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND ACCELERATES COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION WITH $1 MILLION IN NEW, INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS

    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund, UAW announce $200,000 donation in support of arts, music and athletic programs in Detroit Public Schools
    ◾Detroit commitments are part of more than $1 million in new scholarships, grants, career outreach and other assistance aimed at supporting education projects globally
  • CHRYSLER GROUP ANNOUNCES MANUFACTURING APPOINTMENT

    October 7, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC today appointed Brian Harlow Vice President - Head of NAFTA Manufacturing. In this position, Harlow is responsible for all assembly, stamping and powertrain manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, as well as implemen
  • KELLY BROTHERS SET OFF ON BATHURST ROAD TRIP IN RARE NISSAN BLUEBIRD  KELLY BROTHERS SET OFF ON BATHURST ROAD TRIP IN RARE NISSAN BLUEBIRD

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Nissan Altima V8 Supercar brothers Todd and Rick Kelly have selected a rare piece of Nissan road car history to venture up to Mount Panorama this weekend.

    Following a road trip tradition that the pair has held true for over a decade, the former Bathurst champs will t
  • STATEMENT: SOFTWARE UPGRADE

    October 7, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 22,115 small cargo vans to upgrade software that controls certain airbags.

    The action follows an investigation that discovered specific vehicle configurations may adversely affect sensors that con
  • PACK MENTALITY: CHEVROLET'S TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH A PET  PACK MENTALITY: CHEVROLET'S TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH A PET

    DETROIT – Michael Morgan of Seattle has a very simple rule when it comes to travel: If his dog Myles, a 25-pound Puggle, isn't welcome, neither is he.

    The 35-year-old real estate investment executive is among the 62 percent of Americans who own at least one pet, according to the Humane Soc
  • GOODYEAR DECLARES DIVIDEND ON COMMON STOCK

    AKRON, Ohio, October 7, 2014 – Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 6 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on October 31, 2014. The payout represents an annual rate of 24 cents per
  • VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS BRAND DELIVERS 4.56 MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO SEPTEMBER

    ◾3.0 percent increase in January - September deliveries
    ◾Deliveries in China for first three quarters exceed two million for first time

    Wolfsburg, October 7, 2014 – Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 4.56 (January-September 2013: 4.43; +3.0 percent) million vehicles in the first three qu
  • GOODYEAR GEARS UP FOR SAN ANGELO PROVING GROUNDS 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

    SAN ANGELO, Texas, October 6, 2014 – In 1944, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company rolled into San Angelo and established its largest tire evaluation center. Now, 70 years later, associates at the San Angelo Proving Grounds are gearing up to celebrate the platinum anniversary of this facility.
  • McLAREN 650S GT3 TO COMPETE AT GULF 12 HOUR AS FINAL STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME  McLAREN 650S GT3 TO COMPETE AT GULF 12 HOUR AS FINAL STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

    ◾650S GT3 to face its toughest test yet with 12 hour desert endurance test
    ◾Global competitive debut of the latest GT model from Woking
    ◾Dramatic 650S GT3 preview video – 'The Chase' – available to view and embed from the official McLaren Automotive YouTube channel - http://youtu.be/VFYQwsXq7vI
  • AMERICAN AIRLINES, CADILLAC PARTNER TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS TO CUSTOMERS  AMERICAN AIRLINES, CADILLAC PARTNER TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS TO CUSTOMERS

    ◾Luxury Airport Transfer Program Launches at LAX this month
    ◾Cadillac test drive program allows members to earn AAdvantage miles

    FORT WORTH, Texas and DETROIT – American Airlines and Cadillac have formed a partnership to offer a broad series of exclusive benefits to travelers, ranging fro
  • THE POWER OF PULSAR AT THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW  THE POWER OF PULSAR AT THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW

    PARIS – Nissan showcased its new challenger to the C-segment at the Paris Motor Show, the Nissan Pulsar 5-door hatchback, and debuted its formidable Pulsar NISMO Concept.

    The Pulsar NISMO threads motorsport-level performance and technology deeper into Nissan's lineup. Next to it on stage w
  • GM'S GRACE LIEBLEIN NAMED 2014 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR  GM'S GRACE LIEBLEIN NAMED 2014 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

    Second woman engineer to receive HENAAC's highest accolade

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Great Minds in STEM™, the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, recognized Grace Lieblein, General Motors vice president Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, as the 20
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC ANNOUNCES DISCONTINUATION OF FACTORY-BACKED ROAD RACING EFFORTS

    Announcement to withdraw from racing program with the conclusion of the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season

    October 6, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it is discontinuing the factory-backed SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Mo
  • 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 Volv
  • BOLDNESS, BRANDING AND B.B. KING: TOYOTA LAUNCHES 2015 CAMRY CAMPAIGN  BOLDNESS, BRANDING AND B.B. KING: TOYOTA LAUNCHES 2015 CAMRY CAMPAIGN

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Leaving only its roofline unchanged, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Camry is showing drivers just how bold America's best-selling car can be. To ensure this bold move leads to another, Toyota is launching a marketing campaign for the new Camry that challenges peo
  • HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL TO FEATURE CARS OF THE RICH & FAMOUS

    This year's 'Life' exhibit puts the spotlight on cars with headline heritage

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, takes a more gla
  • SPORT TV ACQUIRE LIVE FORMULA E COVERAGE FOR PORTUGAL  SPORT TV ACQUIRE LIVE FORMULA E COVERAGE FOR PORTUGAL

    LISBON, PORTUGAL (October 6 2014) – Sport TV, a leading sports network in Portugal, will televise live coverage of every round of the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship.

    In a deal brokered by the international media company MP & Silva, Sport TV will air each race live with all shows feat
  • CHEVROLET FIGHTS BREAST CANCER FOR FOURTH YEAR  CHEVROLET FIGHTS BREAST CANCER FOR FOURTH YEAR

    Brand has helped raise more than $3 million since 2011

    DETROIT – For the fourth consecutive October, Chevrolet and General Motors' employees, dealers and customers are uniting to battle breast cancer. They hope to exceed the $1.1 million raised by the American Cancer Society in 2013
  • STATEMENT: HEAD RESTRAINTS

    October 6, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 31,497 full-size vans to replace their head restraints.

    The vehicles were assembled with head restraints that may exceed the allowable gap between an occupant's head and the restraint.

    Chrysler
  • VOLVO CAR GENT TO CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY MORE THAN 40 PER CENT  VOLVO CAR GENT TO CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY MORE THAN 40 PER CENT

    Volvo Cars and Stora Enso join forces in ground-breaking environmental project

    Two of the largest companies in the Nordic region, Volvo Car Group, the global car company, and Stora Enso, the global paper products group, have joined forces to reduce carbon emissions at Volvo's plant in Belg
  • AUDI COMPETES IN JAPAN AS WEC LEADER OF THE STANDINGS  AUDI COMPETES IN JAPAN AS WEC LEADER OF THE STANDINGS

    ◾Challenging conditions in the foothills of Mount Fuji
    ◾Second half of the season begins in Japan
    ◾Fuji still missing on Audi's motorsport success map

    Ingolstadt, October 6, 2014 – Audi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the bra
  • HAGAN DRIVES MOPAR TO TITLE WIN AND FUNNY CAR POINTS LEAD IN 'COUNTDOWN TO CHAMPIONSHIP' AT READING NHRA NATIONALS  HAGAN DRIVES MOPAR TO TITLE WIN AND FUNNY CAR POINTS LEAD IN 'COUNTDOWN TO CHAMPIONSHIP' AT READING NHRA NATIONALS

    ◾Matt Hagan wins all-Mopar Funny Car final for title win at 30th annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway near Reading, Pennsylvania
    ◾Hagan earns second win in 'Countdown to the Championship' to put Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) HEMI-powered Mopar in the Funny Car p
  • DODGE AND SRT MOTORSPORTS DOUBLES UP WITH GTLM TEAM AND DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS  DODGE AND SRT MOTORSPORTS DOUBLES UP WITH GTLM TEAM AND DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS

    October 4, 2014 , Braselton, GA - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports won the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTLM driver and team championships in the season-ending Petit Le Mans 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta on Saturday.

    Kuno Wittmer captured the IMSA T
  • PRUETT, DIXON, ROJAS EARN ECOBOOST'S SEVENTH PODIUM OF 2014  PRUETT, DIXON, ROJAS EARN ECOBOOST'S SEVENTH PODIUM OF 2014

    BRASELTON, Ga. – Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas and Scott Dixon earned Ford's seventh podium of the year on Saturday at the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship finale – Petit Le Mans.

    The trio finished p3 in the No. 01 Telcel/Telmex Ford EcoBoost Riley prototype, one lap off the pace, in
  • POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN – LATVALA/ANTTILA CLAIM HISTORIC WRC VICTORY IN FRANCE  POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN – LATVALA/ANTTILA CLAIM HISTORIC WRC VICTORY IN FRANCE

    ◾Read all about it! – First Finnish victory on asphalt for almost 15 years
    ◾Volkswagen one-two courtesy of Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene
    ◾The excitement never ends: title race blown wide open again

    Finnish party in Alsace – Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won the Rally Franc
  • AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA WINS ADAC GT MASTERS  AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA WINS ADAC GT MASTERS

    • René Rast/Kelvin van der Linde are the new Champions
    • Prosperia C. Abt Racing defends title in the team classification
    • Audi R8 LMS ultra wins second championship title in 2014 season

    Ingolstadt, October 5, 2014 – René Rast (D) and Kelvin van der Linde (RSA) have won the ADAC GT Maste
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS WRAPS UP FOUR MORE SEASONS

    Road Atlanta Weekend Sees Finales in TUDOR, CTSCC, MX-5 Cup and IMSA Lites

    October 4, 2014 (BRASELTON, Georgia) – The Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta wrapped up the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Saturday night. While the headliner was the 10-Hour TUDO
  • DANE CAMERON WINS USCC GTD DRIVER TITLE – BAD LUCK FOR BMW TEAM RLL IN GTLM CLASS AT GRIPPING SEASON FINALE  DANE CAMERON WINS USCC GTD DRIVER TITLE – BAD LUCK FOR BMW TEAM RLL IN GTLM CLASS AT GRIPPING SEASON FINALE

    Road Atlanta (US), 4th October 2014. The inaugural season of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) came to a close with a turbulent Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (US) on Saturday. BMW Team RLL's Dirk Müller (DE), John Edwards (US) and Dirk Werner (DE) came seventh in the GTLM class with th
  • PORSCHE WINS MULTIPLE MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BOTH GTLM AND GTD OF TUDOR SERIES

    Braselton, Georgia. Porsche has clinched the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class championships in the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. By virtue of the GTLM class victory by the Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR and the second-place finish by the No. 912 Porsche North America 9
  • POVOLEDO, LEWIS DRIVE TO THIRD VICTORY; MACHAVERN WINS AMATEUR CLASS TO HELP MITCHUM TAKE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP  POVOLEDO, LEWIS DRIVE TO THIRD VICTORY; MACHAVERN WINS AMATEUR CLASS TO HELP MITCHUM TAKE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

    BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2014) -Corey Lewis and Aaron Povoledo picked up their third victory of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season, while Dillon Machavern clinched his first Amateur Class championship to propel Mitchum Motorsports to its first Team Championship Friday,
  • THE EXCITEMENT GOES ON – VOLKSWAGEN LEAD IN FRANCE WITH LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN  THE EXCITEMENT GOES ON – VOLKSWAGEN LEAD IN FRANCE WITH LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN

    ◾All-Volkswagen duel for the lead at the Rally France
    ◾Latvala leads Mikkelsen – just 8.2 seconds separate leading two
    ◾Champion suffers a set-back: Ogier facing fightback at home event

    Thrilling duel for the lead, game on in the Drivers' Championship: Volkswagen duo Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka A
  • The Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens The Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

    F.A. Seiberling founded the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1898, naming it after Charles Goodyear, the inventor of the vulcanization process for rubber. As the Industrial Revolution was transforming the very fabric of our nation during the turn of the 20th century, the entrepreneurial spirit of innovators and visionaries like F.A. Seiberling flourished. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company soon became the world's largest rubber company and Akron became the 'Rubber Capital of the World.'
  • SPIRIT OF THE LEGENDARY DODGE BROTHERS LIVES ON IN NEW AD CAMPAIGN INTRODUCING 2015 MODEL YEAR DODGE MUSCLE CARS  SPIRIT OF THE LEGENDARY DODGE BROTHERS LIVES ON IN NEW AD CAMPAIGN INTRODUCING 2015 MODEL YEAR DODGE MUSCLE CARS

    ◾First television ad in series begins Saturday, Oct. 4, for the new 2015 Dodge Challenger
    ◾Fully integrated campaign highlights the Dodge Brothers' passion for making great cars and how that passion and spirit still drives Dodge brand today
    ◾Additional television, print and digital ads launch late
  • HYUNDAI EQUUS WINS 2014 MOTORIST CHOICE AWARD EQUUS EARNS ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE WIN AS POPULAR LUXURY LIFESTYLE VEHICLE  HYUNDAI EQUUS WINS 2014 MOTORIST CHOICE AWARD EQUUS EARNS ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE WIN AS POPULAR LUXURY LIFESTYLE VEHICLE

    Equus Earns its Third Consecutive Win as Popular Luxury Lifestyle Vehicle

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 – Hyundai's flagship Equus sedan received its third Motorist Choice Award in a row as the Popular Luxury Lifestyle Vehicle from automotive industry research firms AutoPa
  • INFINITI Q70 SECURES 'GOOD' RATING AND 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY  INFINITI Q70 SECURES 'GOOD' RATING AND 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Infiniti Q70 sedan has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) highest rating of 'good' for its performance in the institute's small overlap front crash test, and when equipped with its optional front crash prevention system the Q70 has been awarded a
  • TOP GEAR TIME ATTACK IN THE NISSAN ZEOD RC  TOP GEAR TIME ATTACK IN THE NISSAN ZEOD RC

    SURREY, UK – Top Gear wanted to test the Nissan ZEOD on their legendary test track. After setting the electric record at Le Mans, we wondered how fast this unique race car really was. Here's what they thought.