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  • 1969 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Traditional Statement Provides a Memorable Race 1969 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Traditional Statement Provides a Memorable Race

    What if a statement ended up costing one of the biggest victories of one's career? Would it be worth it? Jacky Ickx would come close to finding out as he approached the checkered flag on the afternoon of the 15th of June in 1969.

    Ford had determined to defeat Ferrari on ground it had come to dominate throughout the early 1960s. By 1966, the mission would be complete. Ford would take the overall victory with their GT40 Mk II driven by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon. However, the dominance would continue thereafter as Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt took overall victory the following year defeating a Ferrari 330 P4 driven by Ludovico Scarfiotti and Mike Parkes. The 1968 edition of the race would see more of the same as the J.W. Automotive Engineering Ltd. entered Ford GT40, driven by Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien Bianchi, would continue the GT40 dominance.
  • The Porsche RS 61 The Porsche RS 61

    By the mid-1950s, Porsche began punching above its weight class with its model 550. However, the company would up the ante even further when the Stuttgart company followed the successful 550 just a couple of years later with the 718.

    The new 718 would be immediately successful finishing first in its class at Le Mans in 1958. What would be more remarkable about the performance would be the fact the car finished the 24 hour race 3rd overall.
  • Ford Ecoboost Powers Chip Ganassi Racing To Victory In Rolex 24 Ford Ecoboost Powers Chip Ganassi Racing To Victory In Rolex 24

    Ford's EcoBoost®engine powered Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and Tony Kanaan to victory in the grueling Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
  • One-Two-Three! Volkswagen Makes History At The Rally Monte Carlo One-Two-Three! Volkswagen Makes History At The Rally Monte Carlo

    Volkswagen started the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a historic success. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) and Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) claimed a one-two-three for the Polo R WRC at the most iconic rally in the world. This makes Volkswagen only the fifth manufacturer ever to have achieved this feat at the 'Monte'.
  • ANTON MARKLUND SWITCHES TO EKS FOR 2015  ANTON MARKLUND SWITCHES TO EKS FOR 2015

    Sweden's Anton Marklund will join EKS to drive an Audi S1 EKS RX Quattro in this year's FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The 22-year-old, who drove full-time for Volkswagen Marklund Motorsport in last year's World RX, will switch to EKS under two-time DTM Champion, Matt
  • The Lamborghini Miura P400S The Lamborghini Miura P400S

    Only a year or two into its existence, Lamborghini would set the benchmark and would create a whole new category of automobile—the supercar. The car that would set the standard would be so named after a brilliant Spanish breeder. Bearing the symbol of a raging bull within its badge, Lamborghini just had to name this groundbreaking car the Miura.
  • MICHAEL WINKLER NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO OF BENTLEY MOTORS INC.

    (Crewe/Herndon 26th January 2015) Bentley Motors today announced that Michael Winkler will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Bentley Motors Inc., the regional office for Bentley Motors in the Americas, with effect from 1st April 2015. He succeeds Christophe Georges, who was recently ap
  • ROLLS-ROYCE SUPPORTS FUTURE MANUFACTURING TALENT  ROLLS-ROYCE SUPPORTS FUTURE MANUFACTURING TALENT

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars recently visited East Preston Infant School as part of the Company's commitment to the Government-led 'See Inside Manufacturing' initiative. The programme encourages manufacturers to engage with children and young people to inspire future British manufacturing talent and showc
  • BMW DEBUTS NEW, ALL-ELECTRIC BMW I3 COMMERCIAL TO AIR DURING NBC'S BROADCAST OF SUPER BOWL XLIX  BMW DEBUTS NEW, ALL-ELECTRIC BMW I3 COMMERCIAL TO AIR DURING NBC'S BROADCAST OF SUPER BOWL XLIX

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 26, 2015… Today, BMW officially premiered the new, 60-second spot for the all-electric BMW i3 that will air during the first quarter of NBC's broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game wit
  • ONSTAR REMOTELINK DEBUTS NEW USER EXPERIENCE  ONSTAR REMOTELINK DEBUTS NEW USER EXPERIENCE

    RemoteLink update becomes available as record-setting use continues

    DETROIT – The 1.3 million users who regularly use OnStar's RemoteLink mobile app will soon find an update with a new look and capabilities waiting for them in the app store. The update, now available for Android a
  • ONE-TWO-THREE! VOLKSWAGEN MAKES HISTORY AT THE RALLY MONTE CARLO  ONE-TWO-THREE! VOLKSWAGEN MAKES HISTORY AT THE RALLY MONTE CARLO

    ◾Second generation Polo R WRC makes dream debut at the legendary Rally Monte Carlo
    ◾Ogier/Ingrassia win, ahead of Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene
    ◾Volkswagen the fifth manufacturer ever to claim a one-two-three at the most iconic rally

    Volkswagen started the 2015 FIA World Rally Championsh
  • FORD ECOBOOST POWERS CHIP GANASSI RACING TO VICTORY IN ROLEX 24 AT 53RD RUNNING OF DAYTONA ENDURANCE CLASSIC  FORD ECOBOOST POWERS CHIP GANASSI RACING TO VICTORY IN ROLEX 24 AT 53RD RUNNING OF DAYTONA ENDURANCE CLASSIC

    ◾Ford EcoBoost® V6 engine powers winning Chip Ganassi Racing car in Daytona 24-hour endurance race, earning victory with true combination of power, endurance and fuel efficiency
    ◾Chip Ganassi drivers Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and Tony Kanaan earn Ford EcoBoost engine its first win in
  • VOLVO CHOOSES CUSTOMER-DRIVEN PHILANTHROPY OVER ADS ON GAME DAY

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (January 26, 2015) – On Sunday, February 1, 2015, Volvo is launching Volvo Interception, an opportunity for game day viewers to nominate someone deserving to receive a brand new, award winning Volvo XC60.

    Volvo Interception is a socially-driven alternative to game day television a
  • GT ACADEMY TEAM TAKES SOLID SIXTH PLACE FINISH IN DORAN 370Z NISMO AT DAYTONA CTSCC OPENER  GT ACADEMY TEAM TAKES SOLID SIXTH PLACE FINISH IN DORAN 370Z NISMO AT DAYTONA CTSCC OPENER

    Sister Car Sets Fastest Lap of the Race Before Falling Back with Throttle Issue

    DAYTONA, Fla. – NISMO athlete and 2011 Nissan GT Academy champion Bryan Heitkotter was looking for a solid start to the 2015 season. With a new co-driver in his first American race and a new car at the
  • AUDI R8 LMS RACE TEAMS FINISH IN THE TOP TEN AT THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA  AUDI R8 LMS RACE TEAMS FINISH IN THE TOP TEN AT THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

    ◾Two top ten finishes for Audi R8 LMS race teams at Daytona 24 hour race
    ◾Paul Miller Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports finish 6th and 10th respectively
    ◾Valiant effort by pit crews and drivers to finish the race strong

    January 25, 2015 | Daytona Beach, Florida -- Daytona Beach, Flori
  • ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA RACE REPORT  ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA RACE REPORT

    Circuit: Daytona International Speedway (3.56-mile road course), Daytona Beach, Fla.
    Weather: Mostly clear, cool overnight, 62 degrees F at the finish

    Honda, Michael Shank Racing Show Speed at Daytona
    ◾ A.J. Allmendinger claims fastest race lap for Honda
    ◾Ozz Negri scores first Daytona pole fo
  • TRUECAR FORECASTS STRONG START FOR 2015 AUTO SALES WITH 13.2% VOLUME GAIN AND 16.6 MILLION SAAR IN JANUARY

    2014 momentum continues with marginal incentive growth

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., (January 26, 2015) – TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, forecasts the pace of auto sales in January expanded to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of
  • CORVETTE RACING WINS 53RD ROLEX 24 BY LESS THAN ONE SECOND

    ◾Garcia, Magnussen, Briscoe Take GTLM In Corvette C7.R By 0.478 Seconds
    ◾TI Automotive/ViperExchange.com Dodge Viper SRT Wins In GTD

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2014) – A 24-hour race came down to a seven-and-a-half minute sprint to the checkered flag in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona wit
  • GANASSI ‘STAR CAR' SHINES IN CLUTCH, WINS 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

    ◾PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Takes PC Victory In Closing Minutes
    ◾Chip Ganassi Racing, CORE autosport Lead Patrón Endurance Cup

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2014) – Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates' 'Star Car' lived up to its billing in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. With a lineup of
  • MIXED FORTUNES FOR PORSCHE TEAMS AT EVENTFUL 24 HOUR RACE

    Tudor United SportsCar Championship, round 1: 24 Hours of Daytona/USA

    Stuttgart. At the first race of the 2015 season, Porsche could not continue its success streak at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After claiming victory last year, the best Porsche 911 RSR driven by Nick Tandy (Great B
  • ACTION EXPRESS RACING WINS THIRD SEGMENT, PROTOTYPE LEAD TIED AT 18-HOUR MARK OF PATRÓN ENDURANCE CUP AT ROLEX 24

    ◾PC-Leading CORE autosport Captures Third Consecutive Segment
    ◾Corvette Racing Leads GTLM, Riley Motorsports Takes Narrow GTD Class Lead

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2014) – Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona
  • BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES 2ND AND 4TH AT 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; NO. 25 BMW FINISHES ONLY .478 SECONDS FROM VICTORY  BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES 2ND AND 4TH AT 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; NO. 25 BMW FINISHES ONLY .478 SECONDS FROM VICTORY

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 25, 2015… BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in this weekend's 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona on the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport's very first race in North America and the start of the 1975 IMSA season for the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL. With car numbers chosen to
  • A DAY OF CLASSICS – VOLKSWAGEN TRIO EXTENDS ITS LEAD AT THE 'MONTE'  A DAY OF CLASSICS – VOLKSWAGEN TRIO EXTENDS ITS LEAD AT THE 'MONTE'

    Volkswagen duos defy difficult conditions at the Rally Monte Carlo
    ◾Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene lead rivals by just short of a minute
    ◾Day three: extremely tricky tyre selection for infamous 'Monte' stages

    Three doses of pure 'Monte' – Volkswagen overcame extremely dem
  • IMSA, FERRARI CHALLENGE NORTH AMERICA ANNOUNCE THREE-YEAR EXTENSION

    Ferrari Challenge North America To Continue Under IMSA Sanction Through 2017

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2015) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ferrari Challenge North America today announced a three-year extension of its partnership to continue running the
  • AUDI DRIVER EKSTRÖM TAKES NEUREUTHER FOR A RIDE ON ICE  AUDI DRIVER EKSTRÖM TAKES NEUREUTHER FOR A RIDE ON ICE

    ◾Audi quattro challenge in run-up to the Hahnenkamm Race
    ◾German slalom ace 'tests' Mattias Ekström's Audi S1 EKS RX
    ◾Felix Neureuther: 'Sensational experience'

    Ingolstadt/Kitzbühel, January 24, 2015 – A hot test drive in cold Tyrol: On the occasion of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Kitzb
  • BMW PERFORMANCE 200; TEAM TGM SCORES THIRD IN STREET TUNER FOR TEAM'S BEST EVER CTSCC FINISH  BMW PERFORMANCE 200; TEAM TGM SCORES THIRD IN STREET TUNER FOR TEAM'S BEST EVER CTSCC FINISH

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Jan. 23, 2015 . . . BMW drivers began the 2015 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season at today's 2.5-hour BMW Performance 200 with a fourth place finish in the Grand Sport class and third, fifth and sixth place finishes in the Street Tuner class. A total of nine B
  • RUM BUM RACING'S LUCK HOLDS OUT TO GIVE PLUMB BROTHERS WIN IN BMW PERFORMANCE 200 IN PORSCHE 911

    Pumpelly Helps Rennsport One, Rodriguez Take ST Victory In Series Debut

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – One year ago, Matt Plumb was cruising with a comfortable lead in the BMW Performance 200, only to suffer a heartbreaking mechanical problem
  • PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DATE CHANGE FOR RENNSPORT REUNION V – NOW SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2015  PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DATE CHANGE FOR RENNSPORT REUNION V – NOW SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2015

    The world's largest gathering of Porsche race cars, drivers and fans moves forward two weeks

    Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca have announced today that the next Porsche Rennsport Reunion will now take place at the famed California racetrack
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ADVANCEMENTS & INCREASED VALUE OF CLEAN DIESEL VEHICLES HIGHLIGHTED BY AWARDS AT WASHINGTON D.C. AUTO SHOW

    Washington, D.C. – Three clean diesel vehicles with impressive fuel efficiency and long-term value were among the vehicles honored for environmental and high-value accomplishments at the Washington Auto Show on Thursday.

    The Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel was named the '2015 Gre
  • Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing on All-New MY2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S  Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing on All-New MY2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S

    With the new Mercedes-AMG GT model range, the Mercedes-AMG sports car brand is moving into a new segment. As the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG, the GT has everything you would expect from an authentic Mercedes-AMG, from the characteristic styling, thoroughbred motorsp
  • THE DOOR TO THE YEAR: THE 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

    In the world of motorsport racing, January (coming from the Latin word for door) has certainly been the door to the year as the iconic Rolex 24 At Daytona has marked the start of a new season for 52 years. With the 53rd edition of the historic endurance challenge set to get underway on Saturday, Ja
  • YOUNG LAMBORGHINI STARS STAYING BUSY WITH TESTING, DAYTONA RACE ROLES  YOUNG LAMBORGHINI STARS STAYING BUSY WITH TESTING, DAYTONA RACE ROLES

    DAYTONA, Fla. (January 23, 2015) - Two of the young stars of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America are staying busy in the offseason, both on and off track.

    Andrew Palmer, the 2013 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo World Final champion, and Cody Ware, the 2014 Lamborghini B
  • VOLKSWAGEN ONE-TWO-THREE – OGIER LEADS LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN AT THE 'MONTE'  VOLKSWAGEN ONE-TWO-THREE – OGIER LEADS LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN AT THE 'MONTE'

    ◾Starting order, tyre selection and calculated risk are Friday's talking points at the 'Monte'
    ◾Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene on course for podium finishes

    A thriller that resulted in a success story: Volkswagen reached the half-way point of the Rally Monte Carlo in first
  • 'MUSTANG' MORE POPULAR THAN 'SUPERMAN,' 'BATMAN' ACCORDING TO RESEARCH BY SPLASHDATA  'MUSTANG' MORE POPULAR THAN 'SUPERMAN,' 'BATMAN' ACCORDING TO RESEARCH BY SPLASHDATA

    ◾'Mustang' is the 16th most common password on the Internet according to a recent study by SplashData, besting both 'superman' in 21st place and 'batman' in 24th
    ◾Mustang is the only car to appear in the top 25 most common Internet passwords
    ◾Adding letters, numbers, acronyms and symbols to your f
  • INGERSOLL RAND BECOMES ‘OFFICIAL POWER TOOLS OF IMSA'

    Multi-Faceted Agreement Makes Company an Official Partner of IMSA

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ingersoll Rand has announced a multi-year partnership designating the global brand as the 'Official Power Tools of IMSA.'
  • BMW GROUP OPENS NEW REGIONAL PARTS DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 23, 2015… BMW Group is today celebrating the official opening of its newest Regional Parts Distribution Center (RDC) in Redlands, California. The LEED Silver certified, state-of-the-art RDC will serve the Southwestern Region of the BMW Group dealer network supplyi
  • AUDI R8 TO PACE 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

    Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – A V10-powered Audi R8 will lead the field to the green flag for the third consecutive year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced the
  • NISSAN MURANO NAMED 'BEST NEW/REDESIGNED MIDSIZE CROSSOVER' IN KIPLINGER'S 2015 BEST VALUE AWARDS

    All-new 2015 model awarded at Washington Auto Show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kiplinger's Personal Finance has named the 2015 Nissan Murano the 'Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover' in the publication's annual 2015 Best Value Awards – a comprehensive review that 'reveals the best values
  • SUBARU BRAND EARNS TOP HONORS IN KELLEY BLUE BOOK 2015 BEST RESALE VALUE AWARDS

    Subaru Earns Best Resale Value Brand and Three Vehicle Segment Awards for 2015

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - January 23, 2015 – Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used vehicle information, has announced that Subaru has won its prestigious 2015 Best Resale Value Brand Award.
  • PLAYBOY MAGAZINE NAMES THE ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C AS ONE OF ITS ‘2015 CARS OF THE YEAR'  PLAYBOY MAGAZINE NAMES THE ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C AS ONE OF ITS ‘2015 CARS OF THE YEAR'

    January 23, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - With its race-inspired performance and advanced technologies wrapped by seductive curves that can only be handcrafted in Italy, Playboy magazine named the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C '2015 Car of the Year – Sports Cars and Convertibles.' The annual award fro
  • 2015 JEEP® CHEROKEE TRAILHAWK NAMED ‘FOUR WHEELER OF THE YEAR' BY FOUR WHEELER MAGAZINE  2015 JEEP® CHEROKEE TRAILHAWK NAMED ‘FOUR WHEELER OF THE YEAR' BY FOUR WHEELER MAGAZINE

    ◾The most capable mid-size SUV – the 2015 Jeep® Cherokee – recognized with esteemed award from leading off-road enthusiast magazine
    ◾All V-6-powered Jeep Cherokee models feature Engine Stop-start (ESS) technology, an emission-lowering and fuel-saving feature new for 2015
    ◾Jeep Cherokee delivers le
  • 2015 HONDA FIT AND CR-V NAMED 'BEST RESALE VALUE' VEHICLES BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM  2015 HONDA FIT AND CR-V NAMED 'BEST RESALE VALUE' VEHICLES BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM

    Jan 23, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Honda has received two Best Resale Value Awards from trusted vehicle valuation source Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com. The 2015 Honda Fit (automobiles.honda.com/fit/) earned the top award in its segment for projected resale value after five years of ownership.
  • GM DEALERS SHOW THEIR SUSTAINABILITY TO CUSTOMERS  GM DEALERS SHOW THEIR SUSTAINABILITY TO CUSTOMERS

    Automaker launches 'Green Dealer Recognition' program

    DETROIT – Certain Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships across the U.S. are showing customers their environmental credentials as part of a new 'Green Dealer Recognition' program.

    Participating dealers have proven tr
  • MPG A HIGH PURCHASE CONSIDERATION FOR MODERN TRUCK BUYERS EVEN AS FUEL PRICES DROP  MPG A HIGH PURCHASE CONSIDERATION FOR MODERN TRUCK BUYERS EVEN AS FUEL PRICES DROP

    Desire for better fuel economy significantly increased over past five years

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., (January 23, 2015) – TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling mobile marketplace, found that today's full-sized pickup truck buyer has grown increasin
  • HYUNDAI GENESIS EARNS KIPLINGER'S 2015 BEST VALUE AWARD  HYUNDAI GENESIS EARNS KIPLINGER'S 2015 BEST VALUE AWARD

    Model Honored for Best New/Redesigned Car by Popular Personal Finance Magazine

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 – Today, at the 2015 Washington Auto Show, the Hyundai Genesis won the Best New/Redesigned Car in the $50,000 and Over category for Kiplinger's Personal Finance annual Be
  • BENTLEY DEFINES A NEW STYLE INSIDE  BENTLEY DEFINES A NEW STYLE INSIDE

    ◾New collection presented at Maison & Objet Fair in Paris
    ◾World of travel sets the theme of glamour and elegance
    ◾Collection envelops the senses with new materials, colours and designs

    (Crewe, 23 January 2015) A new collection of Bentley Home furniture and accessories makes its debut to
  • LEXUS NAMED TOP LUXURY BRAND IN KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S BEST RESALE VALUE AWARDS…AGAIN  LEXUS NAMED TOP LUXURY BRAND IN KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S BEST RESALE VALUE AWARDS…AGAIN

    ◾Ten Toyota and Lexus Models Top Their Class
    ◾Three Toyota Trucks Named to Top 10 Vehicle List

    TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 – Why are Toyota and Lexus owners happy? Because their vehicles hold more than passengers and possessions…they hold their value.

    Kelley Blue Book named Lexus
  • AUDI SPORT TT CUP FIELD CONFIRMED  AUDI SPORT TT CUP FIELD CONFIRMED

    ◾18 youngsters from 13 nations and three continents
    ◾Average age of 20 years underscores Audi's support of young talent
    ◾Rolf Michl: 'International and attractive field'

    Ingolstadt, January 23, 2015 – The first decision in the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup has been made. The 18 permanent slots
  • FORD, LINCOLN DEALERS GIVE COMMUNITIES NEARLY $100 MILLION IN 2014

    ◾Last year, 82 percent of Ford and Lincoln dealers contributed financially and 95 percent volunteered time to local causes, according to annual Ford Survey on Dealer Giving
    ◾Ford and Lincoln dealers donated nearly $100 million and volunteered nearly 1 million hours in 2014
    ◾Six dealers honored wit
  • BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES 4TH AND 7TH FOR 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; EDWARDS 4TH, AUBERLEN 7TH  BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES 4TH AND 7TH FOR 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; EDWARDS 4TH, AUBERLEN 7TH

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 22, 2015… BMW Team RLL will start the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona from the fourth and seventh GTLM class positions following this afternoon's very competitive qualifying session at the Daytona International Speedway road course.

    John Edwards, driving the No. 24
  • GAVIN GIVES CORVETTE RACING FIRST ROLEX 24 POLE SINCE 2000, BECOMES 12TH GTLM POLE WINNER IN 12 RACES

    Davison Last-Lap Charge Nets Fifth Straight TOTAL Pole Award In GTD

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) – OIiver Gavin gave Corvette Racing its first pole at Daytona International Speedway since 2000, in the process extending an impressive streak that highlights the competitivenes
  • NISSAN U.S. EXPORTS ITS ONE-MILLIONTH VEHICLE TO SOUTH KOREA  NISSAN U.S. EXPORTS ITS ONE-MILLIONTH VEHICLE TO SOUTH KOREA

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nissan North America recently said 'bon voyage' to its one-millionth U.S.-built export. The car was manufactured at Nissan's Smyrna, Tennessee plant and destined for sale in South Korea.

    'To have achieved one million units of exports proves that we are making attractive
  • VOLKSWAGEN OFF TO A SUCCESSFUL START ON OPENING STAGES OF THE 'MONTE'  VOLKSWAGEN OFF TO A SUCCESSFUL START ON OPENING STAGES OF THE 'MONTE'

    ◾Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia end day one of the WRC season in second place overall
    ◾Extremely tough conditions: wet asphalt compounds treacherous ice and snow
    ◾Latvala/Anttila third, Mikkelsen/Fløene seventh

    Volkswagen is second and third overall following the early exchanges at the Rally
  • MAZDA3 NAMED ‘BEST-IN-CLASS' IN THE UNDER $20,000 CATEGORY BY KIPLINGER PERSONAL FINANCE

    On January 22, 2015, Mazda3 was named 'Best-in-Class' in the under $20,000 category by Kiplinger Personal Finance in its 2015 Annual Car Guide and Best Value Awards. According to Kiplinger Personal Finance, the winners of the Best Value Awards are determined after a comprehensive review of hundreds
  • YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION'S OFF-ROAD RACERS TO KICK-OFF SEASON AT SCORE SAN FELIPE 250  YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION'S OFF-ROAD RACERS TO KICK-OFF SEASON AT SCORE SAN FELIPE 250

    Desert Assassins' Cameron Steele competing on Yokohama GEOLANDAR A/T-S® R tires

    SANTA ANA, CA (Jan. 23, 2015) – The Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC)-sponsored Desert Assassins off-road racing team heads to Mexico this week for the season-opening SCORE San Felipe 250, January 24. Ve
  • SANTA FE CLAIMS A MOST POPULAR ON EDMUNDS.COM AWARD  SANTA FE CLAIMS A MOST POPULAR ON EDMUNDS.COM AWARD

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 – Hyundai's award-winning Santa Fe continues to add to its trophy chest, making the list of the 2015 Most Popular on Edmunds.com (alongside the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander). Praised for its stylish design, spacious interior and choice of powerful y
  • RK Motors Charlotte Acquires Iconic '66 Le Mans-Winning P/1064 GT40 RK Motors Charlotte Acquires Iconic '66 Le Mans-Winning P/1064 GT40

    RK Motors Charlotte has purchased one of motorsports history's most iconic racecars – the 1966 LeMans-winning #2, P/1064 GT40, the first American-built car to win endurance racing's most prestigious competition. The company also revealed a comprehensive, 20-month restoration has begun, culminating with a formal reintroduction at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Monterey, California. That event will mark the 50th anniversary of the LeMans victory.
  • Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Makes East Coast Debut Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Makes East Coast Debut

    Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, made its East Coast debut today at the DC Auto Show where a senior executive called for government and industry stakeholders to help kick start the hydrogen infrastructure needed to make fuel cell zero emission vehicles available to more drivers.
  • BENTLEY CONFIRMS DRIVERS FOR BATHURST CHALLENGE  BENTLEY CONFIRMS DRIVERS FOR BATHURST CHALLENGE

    •Two Continental GT3s ready for opening race of the 2015 season
    •Four Works professional drivers joined by two Silver team mates
    •Guy Smith, Steven Kane and Matt Bell for car #10
    •Andy Soucek, Maximilian Buhk and Harold Primat for car #11

    (Crewe, 22nd January 2015) Bentley Motorsport an
  • WORLD CAR AWARDS - THE ROAD AHEAD - JANUARY 2015 ISSUE

    Happy New Year!

    As you read this, World Car Awards (WCA) jurors will be in the process of completing their evaluation of this year's contenders, and preparing to vote in our first round of ballots.

    Now to this month's newsletter, which will focus on the autonomous driving advances recently unv
  • RK Motors Charlotte Acquires Iconic '66 Le Mans-Winning P/1064 GT40  RK Motors Charlotte Acquires Iconic '66 Le Mans-Winning P/1064 GT40

    Historic Racecar Undergoes 20-Month Restoration That Will Culminate With Appearance at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    CHARLOTTE (January 20, 2015) — RK Motors Charlotte today announced it has purchased one of motorsports history's most iconic racecars – the 1966 LeMans-winni
  • VIC ELFORD RECEIVES RRDC'S 2015 PHIL HILL AWARD  VIC ELFORD RECEIVES RRDC'S 2015 PHIL HILL AWARD

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) - Vic Elford, considered one of the fastest race-car drivers of the Sixties and Seventies, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2015 Phil Hill Award. RRDC president Bobby Rahal made the presentation at a dinner prior to the running of the Ro
  • Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Makes East Coast Debut  Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Makes East Coast Debut

    Collaboration, Cooperation Needed To Expand Hydrogen Infrastructure

    Washington, DC, Jan. 22, 2015 – Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, made its East Coast debut today at the DC Auto Show where a senior executive called for government and industry stakeholders to help
  • VOLKSWAGEN, BMW AND CHARGEPOINT ANNOUNCE INITIATIVE TO CREATE ELECTRIC VEHICLE EXPRESS CHARGING CORRIDORS ON THE EAST AND WEST COASTS  VOLKSWAGEN, BMW AND CHARGEPOINT ANNOUNCE INITIATIVE TO CREATE ELECTRIC VEHICLE EXPRESS CHARGING CORRIDORS ON THE EAST AND WEST COASTS

    • A goal of nearly 100 DC fast chargers will be installed to support long distance and metropolitan electric vehicle travel with the BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf and other electric cars, along heavily trafficked corridors on both coasts, supported by Level 2 chargers.
    • These publicly available chargi
  • BILL WARNER IS RRDC'S 2014 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER  BILL WARNER IS RRDC'S 2014 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNER

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) - Bill Warner, best known as the force behind the hugely successful Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance since 1996, received the 2014 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season open
  • VOLKSWAGEN, BMW AND CHARGEPOINT ANNOUNCE INITIATIVE TO CREATE EV EXPRESS CHARGING CORRIDORS ON THE EAST AND WEST COASTS

    ◾A goal of nearly 100 DC fast chargers will be installed to support long distance and metropolitan electric vehicle travel with the BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf and other electric cars, along heavily trafficked corridors on both coasts, supported by Level 2 chargers.
    ◾These publicly available charging
  • CADILLAC PIONEERS ADVANCED MIXED-MATERIAL MANUFACTURING  CADILLAC PIONEERS ADVANCED MIXED-MATERIAL MANUFACTURING

    CT6 to be constructed with state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cadillac will use the auto industry's most comprehensive and advanced mixed-material manufacturing techniques to build its all-new CT6 top-of-range sedan, allowing creation of a top-of-range la
  • CELEBRITY SPOTTING AT THE 'MONTE' – VOLKSWAGEN AND CO. RUN THE WORLD'S FASTEST TAXI SERVICE  CELEBRITY SPOTTING AT THE 'MONTE' – VOLKSWAGEN AND CO. RUN THE WORLD'S FASTEST TAXI SERVICE

    ◾Drifting through Monaco: celebs enjoy rallying up close and personal
    ◾Idris Elba, Renaud Lavillenie and Jacky Ickx on board the Polo R WRC

    The fastest city tour in the history of Monaco: the Rally Monte Carlo offered celebrities the opportunity to discover the city on the Côte d'Azur from the c
  • VOLVO OVERSEAS DELIVERY PROGRAM VOTED BEST BY GLOBAL TRAVELER READER SURVEY  VOLVO OVERSEAS DELIVERY PROGRAM VOTED BEST BY GLOBAL TRAVELER READER SURVEY

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Volvo Overseas Delivery Program, which offers car buyers the unforgettable experience of picking up their Volvo in Sweden while also saving money, has been named the top program of its kind by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine. The survey, in its 11th y
  • JEEP® GRAND CHEROKEE ECODIESEL NAMED 2015 GREEN SUV OF THE YEAR™ BY GREEN CAR JOURNAL  JEEP® GRAND CHEROKEE ECODIESEL NAMED 2015 GREEN SUV OF THE YEAR™ BY GREEN CAR JOURNAL

    ◾Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel delivers 30 miles per gallon with a driving range of more than 730 miles
    ◾Grand Cherokee is the most awarded SUV ever

    January 22, 2015 , Washington, D.C. - Green Car Journal has named the Jeep® Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel its 2015 Green SUV of the Year™. The an
  • RAM TRUCK LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN WITH MIRANDA LAMBERT FEATURING CUSTOM 'ROOTS AND WINGS' SONG WRITTEN BY LAMBERT  RAM TRUCK LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN WITH MIRANDA LAMBERT FEATURING CUSTOM 'ROOTS AND WINGS' SONG WRITTEN BY LAMBERT

    ◾Campaign videos can be seen at youtube.com/ramtrucks

    January 22, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Ram Truck brand launches a new marketing initiative this week featuring Grammy® Award-winner Miranda Lambert and a custom 'Roots and Wings' song Lambert wrote exclusively for the campaign.
  • BIG GAINS IN PERFORMANCE EQUALS MORE CONFIDENCE FOR MAZDA TEAM AND DRIVERS  BIG GAINS IN PERFORMANCE EQUALS MORE CONFIDENCE FOR MAZDA TEAM AND DRIVERS

    January 22, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) – At this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, Mazda's two SKYACTIV Prototype cars will have the only diesel power-plants in the season-opening TUDOR United SportsCar Series race. The diminutive inline four-cylinder 2.2-litre Mazda engine continues into 2015 with i
  • MINI USA NAMES MARK ORLANDO AS DEPARTMENT HEAD OF MINI SALES

    Expert sales and operations veteran replaces Sadir Haji starting this month

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 22, 2015…MINI USA today announced the appointment of Mark Orlando as Department Head, MINI Sales. Mark has over 12 years of diverse experience within the BMW Group including ro
  • CADILLAC DISCUSSES U.S. DEALER NETWORK DEVELOPMENT

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of Cadillac's overall mission to expand and elevate within the premium automotive sector, the brand today outlined its strategy to upgrade its U.S. dealer network.

    Speaking at both the Washington, D.C. Auto Show today, and this weekend's annual National Auto Deal
  • AUDI SPORT TT CUP: 100 DAYS UNTIL THE START  AUDI SPORT TT CUP: 100 DAYS UNTIL THE START

    ◾New Audi one-make cup is entering the final stage
    ◾18 permanent slots about to be awarded
    ◾Project Leader Rolf Michl: 'We could have filled two fields'

    Ingolstadt, January 22, 2015 – In exactly 100 days from now, the inaugural race of the Audi Sport TT Cup will start as part of the DTM
  • CHEVROLET SPARK EV PLUGS INTO MARYLAND  CHEVROLET SPARK EV PLUGS INTO MARYLAND

    Customer demand drives addition of East Coast; features locally sourced drive unit

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chevrolet will start selling the Spark EV in Maryland this spring, expanding the pure electric mini-car's 'range' to the East Coast.

    The Spark EV is the most efficient U.S. ret
  • TEAMS ADJUST ROLEX 24 STRATEGY WITH EYE ON POINTS-PAYING PATRÓN ENDURANCE CUP SEGMENTS

    Season-Opening Race To Award Points At Six-Hour Intervals

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2015) – While racing teams have the goal of the overall victory in this weekend's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, they also will be planning strateg
  • READY FOR THE 'MONTE' – TOP RESULTS FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN THE SHAKEDOWN  READY FOR THE 'MONTE' – TOP RESULTS FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN THE SHAKEDOWN

    ◾New Polo R WRC makes strong debut in FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)
    ◾Mud, rain – slippery conditions in 'free practice' at the Rally Monte Carlo
    ◾Ogier best Volkswagen driver in third place, Mikkelsen fourth, Latvala eleventh

    That's the 'Monte' – the shakedown at the Rally Monte Carlo gave
  • All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV To Make Global Debut At 2015 Chicago Auto Show All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV To Make Global Debut At 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    A completely reengineered and redesigned Honda Pilot SUV will make its world debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on February 12 at 9:30 a.m. The all-new, eight-passenger Pilot SUV – completely designed, developed and manufactured in America -- will raise the stakes in the mainstream three-row SUV segment with new technology, advanced safety, class-leading fuel economy and enhanced family utility and versatility.
  • GTS Club Coupe Revealed In The New PCNA Headquarters At One Porsche Drive GTS Club Coupe Revealed In The New PCNA Headquarters At One Porsche Drive

    Celebrating six decades of the largest Porsche club organization in the world, Porsche Cars North America is commemorating this milestone with a 60 unit limited-production run of the Club Coupe based on the 911 Carrera GTS. Known as the GTS Club Coupe, the 430 hp sports car is painted in a color unique to this model appropriately named 'Club Blau,' which was created exclusively for this anniversary edition by the Porsche Club of America.
  • The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro The 1968 Chevrolet Camaro

    Approaching the height of the muscle car era, General Motors was holding back. The rebellious enthusiasts cried for power, but GM wasn't sure its clientele was mature enough. Leave it to Don Yenko to come along like some grandparent and spoil the grandchildren making the parents, and the law, a little perturbed.
  • Williams Martini Racing Launch First Images of the Williams Mercedes FW37 Williams Martini Racing Launch First Images of the Williams Mercedes FW37

    WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING has revealed the first images of its 2015 car, the Williams Mercedes FW37 on the front cover of Haymarket's F1 Racing Magazine. Following on from a successful season in 2014 Williams hopes the FW37 can continue the positive momentum into another competitive season of racing.
  • World Premiere Of Lamborghini Huracán GT3 By Automobili Lamborghini World Premiere Of Lamborghini Huracán GT3 By Automobili Lamborghini

    Automobili Lamborghini has presented the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3, in a world premiere at its headquarters in Sant'Agata Bolognese. The unveiling ceremony was carried out in the presence of media, customers and partners from around the world.
  • F1 W06 Hybrid to be unveiled in Jerez on Sunday 1 February 2015

    2015 Formula One World Championship challenger to be revealed before running commences on the opening day of winter testing in Jerez.

    After an intensive winter of development, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team will officially get back to work with the public unveiling of the F1 W06 Hybri
  • HOT WINTER WIND: 2016 ACURA RDX TO BOW AT 2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW  HOT WINTER WIND: 2016 ACURA RDX TO BOW AT 2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

    Quick, luxurious, fun and practical new RDX to bring even stronger package to red-hot segment

    Jan 21, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Coming off a record sales year as one of the best-selling SUVs in its segment, Acura's RDX is set to move its already lofty bar even higher when the new
  • ALL-NEW 2016 HONDA PILOT SUV TO MAKE GLOBAL DEBUT AT 2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW  ALL-NEW 2016 HONDA PILOT SUV TO MAKE GLOBAL DEBUT AT 2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

    Honda to fortify light-truck leadership on Feb. 12 by debuting all-new Pilot three-row SUV, and revealing the styling direction for future Ridgeline pickup

    Jan 21, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- A completely reengineered and redesigned Honda Pilot SUV will make its world debut at the
  • 2015 GMC SIERRA ELEVATION EDITION STARTS AT $34,865  2015 GMC SIERRA ELEVATION EDITION STARTS AT $34,865

    Monochromatic special model delivers GMC's refinement, connectivity at value price

    DETROIT – Pricing for the GMC 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition starts at $34,865 for a 2WD model equipped with the standard 4.3L V-6 and $38,795 for a 4.3L/4WD configuration. Models with the available
  • AUDI R8 LMS RACE TEAMS KICK-OFF 2015 SEASON AT ROLEX 24 IN DAYTONA  AUDI R8 LMS RACE TEAMS KICK-OFF 2015 SEASON AT ROLEX 24 IN DAYTONA

    ◾Paul Miller Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports return to race in the twenty-four hour classic
    ◾Endurance race winning driver line-up in both cars
    ◾Teams look to compete for a second Audi victory at Daytona

    Paul Miller Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports look to compete in the 53rd running o
  • GMC RIDES WAVE OF MOMENTUM INTO 2015  GMC RIDES WAVE OF MOMENTUM INTO 2015

    Brand sells over half-a-million units in 2014

    DETROIT – GMC closed out 2014 with 501,853 total U.S. sales, up 12 percent from 2013. With retail sales up 11 percent, the brand marked its fifth consecutive year of sales growth and best year since 2007.

    The brand is strengthening
  • ASTON MARTIN ENTERS FULL WORKS TEAM IN DAYTONA 24 HOURS

    Gaydon, 21 January 2015 - Aston Martin Racing's works team will contest Daytona 24 Hours this weekend (24 January) with long-standing drivers Darren Turner (GB), Stefan Mücke (DE), Pedro Lamy (PT) and Paul Dalla Lana (CA) and new-comer to the team Mathais Lauda (AT), in the Gulf-liveried V8 V
  • LINCOLN NAVIGATOR EARNS TOP VEHICLE SAFETY RATING FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY  LINCOLN NAVIGATOR EARNS TOP VEHICLE SAFETY RATING FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY

    ◾National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2015 Lincoln Navigator a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program
    ◾Lincoln Navigator offers advanced driver-assist technologies like Blind Spot Information System, and safety systems like AdvanceTrac®with Roll Stab
  • WHAT MAKES A HONDA VIDEO SERIES TAKES VIEWERS TRACKSIDE

    Jan 21, 2015 - MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- Putting some horsepower in its popular What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video program, this month's installment of the 12-part series will focus on a team of Honda associates competing in the country's longest endurance auto race.

    Widening in scope
  • LIAM DWYER ENLISTS WITH MAZDA MOTORSPORTS  LIAM DWYER ENLISTS WITH MAZDA MOTORSPORTS

    Dwyer shifting from active duty with the U.S. Marines to full-time racer

    Mazda announced the addition of Liam Dwyer as a full-time racer in the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Dwyer stunned the racing world in 2014 when he teamed up with Tom Long to co-drive their Freedom Aut
  • NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS RECORD-SETTING 2014 AT WASHINGTON AUTO SHOW  NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS RECORD-SETTING 2014 AT WASHINGTON AUTO SHOW

    Company sets U.S. sales, production and export records for 2014

    Washington, D.C. – As the Washington Auto Show kicks off this week, Nissan celebrates its largest U.S. presence since the company sold its first automobile in America in 1958. Fueled by ongoing efforts to grow the com
  • POPULAR SCIENCE HONORS AUDI VIRTUAL COCKPIT AND MMI WITH 'PRODUCT OF THE FUTURE' AWARD  POPULAR SCIENCE HONORS AUDI VIRTUAL COCKPIT AND MMI WITH 'PRODUCT OF THE FUTURE' AWARD

    ◾Awards honor products at CES 2015 that have the potential to change people's lives for the better
    ◾Audi virtual cockpit revolutionizes the driver-centric experience with a central, digital instrument cluster
    ◾MMI terminals feature all-new user interface that emulates modern smartphones

    Janu
  • DEALERRATER INTRODUCES NEW PRODUCT LINEUP  DEALERRATER INTRODUCES NEW PRODUCT LINEUP

    'ServiceEngage™' and '360Connect™' products strengthen dealer online visibility and customer engagement to drive more business

    WALTHAM, Mass. – Jan. 21, 2015 – DealerRater, the car dealer review website for consumers, is introducing 'ServiceEngage™' and '360Connect™' program upgra
  • 2016 NISSAN TITAN XD AIMS AT OUTDOORSMEN, HITS TARGET AT SHOOTING, HUNTING AND OUTDOOR TRADE (SHOT) SHOW  2016 NISSAN TITAN XD AIMS AT OUTDOORSMEN, HITS TARGET AT SHOOTING, HUNTING AND OUTDOOR TRADE (SHOT) SHOW

    Outdoor Enthusiasts Get First Look at Next-Generation TITAN at Booth #4367

    LAS VEGAS – The all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD made its West Coast show debut today at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas. TITAN Chief Product Specialist Rich Miller revealed the
  • KIA SOUL - WINNER OF A 2015 MOST POPULAR ON EDMUNDS.COM AWARD  KIA SOUL - WINNER OF A 2015 MOST POPULAR ON EDMUNDS.COM AWARD

    ◾Iconic Urban Subcompact Impresses with Design and Value
    ◾2nd-generation Soul is recognized as having high car-shopper consideration
    ◾Kia's hot urban hatch sales surpassed 100K units for the third-consecutive year

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 – Edmunds.com has named the Kia Soul to it
  • VOLVO CARS APPOINTS LEX KERSSEMAKERS AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AMERICAS

    Volvo Cars has appointed Lex Kerssemakers, currently Senior Vice President for Product Strategy and Vehicle Line Management, as its new Senior Vice President Americas, underscoring the company's commitment to the core American market.

    In his new role, Mr Kerssemakers will be responsible for North
  • 2015 FORD EXPEDITION EARNS HIGHEST VEHICLE SAFETY RATING FROM NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION  2015 FORD EXPEDITION EARNS HIGHEST VEHICLE SAFETY RATING FROM NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

    ◾National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awards 2015 Ford Expedition a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program
    ◾2015 Ford Expedition offers drivers comprehensive safety systems that include AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™, Safety Canopy® side-curtain airba
  • MINI CELEBRATES ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE OVERALL WIN AT THE DAKAR RALLY  MINI CELEBRATES ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE OVERALL WIN AT THE DAKAR RALLY

    MINI celebrates its fourth consecutive overall win at the Dakar Rally // Nasser Al-Attiyah triumphs in the MINI ALL4 Racing // Four MINI ALL4 Racing cars among the five fastest cars.

    Munich (DE). The MINI brand has achieved further success at the Dakar Rally. After covering more tha
  • BMW TEAM RLL RETURNS TO THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA AS BMW CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE U.S.A.  BMW TEAM RLL RETURNS TO THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA AS BMW CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE U.S.A.

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 20, 2015… BMW Team RLL will begin its seventh consecutive season of sports car racing competition at this weekend's 53rd annual Rolex 24 at Daytona celebrating a very special anniversary. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW's first race in the US and BMW
  • NEW 'GENTHREE' SUPERCHARGER INCREASES CALLAWAY SPORTTRUCK HP, TORQUE  NEW 'GENTHREE' SUPERCHARGER INCREASES CALLAWAY SPORTTRUCK HP, TORQUE

    January 20, 2015 -- Beginning this week, all Callaway SportTrucks are being assembled with the new Callaway 'GenThree' supercharger system. This results in increasing power from 540 hp to 560 hp and from 522 lb-ft to 553 lb-ft of torque on 6.2L Callaway Silverados. On 5.3L Callaway Silverados
  • Bonhams Scottsdale Auction Makes $25-Million Bonhams Scottsdale Auction Makes $25-Million

    The stunningly beautiful and historic 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione, which won its class at Le Mans, Spa and Imola, raced to the forefront of the Scottsdale auction on 15 January. It sold for $9,405,000, setting a new world auction record for the model. The sale achieved a nearly 90% sell-through rate.
  • McLaren Special Operations Announces Details Of The Mclaren 650S Le Mans Celebrating 20th Anniversary Of Famous Win McLaren Special Operations Announces Details Of The Mclaren 650S Le Mans Celebrating 20th Anniversary Of Famous Win

    Every one of the 106 models of the McLaren F1 built has a story to tell, with those wearing a 'GTR' badge boasting a lineage back to one of the most famous results in the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. As the chequered flag fell at the end of the 1995 race, five McLaren F1 GTRs crossed the line to finish 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th. In honour of this achievement, five special editions of the McLaren F1, badged the McLaren F1 LM, were commissioned – one for each of the cars that finished. 20 years on, McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has released the first details of a special edition 650S, built to celebrate the anniversary of this result.
  • Scottsdale Auction Makes $25-Million  Scottsdale Auction Makes $25-Million

    The stunningly beautiful and historic 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione, which won its class at Le Mans, Spa and Imola, raced to the forefront of the Scottsdale auction on 15 January. It sold for $9,405,000, setting a new world auction record for the model. The sale achieved a nearly 90% sell-throug
  • DUAL THREAT: TWO-TONE SCION tC RELEASE SERIES 9.0 AVAILABLE NOW  DUAL THREAT: TWO-TONE SCION tC RELEASE SERIES 9.0 AVAILABLE NOW

    Distinctive tC Brings Together 'Show Car' and Bold Driving

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2015) – Double trouble has arrived in Scion dealerships. Scion paired up with Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs on the two-toned Scion tC Release Series 9.0. The new model combines style and substance a
  • HONDA TO HIGHLIGHT ZERO-EMISSIONS FCV CONCEPT IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL  HONDA TO HIGHLIGHT ZERO-EMISSIONS FCV CONCEPT IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL

    ◾Honda FCV Concept, offering a glimpse of the next-generation Honda fuel-cell vehicle, to anchor the Honda booth at the 2015 Washington Auto Show
    ◾Next-generation Honda FCV intends to provide significant gains in packaging, interior space, cost reduction and real-world performance, including an ant
  • TOYOTA PLOWS FORWARD IN PLANO, BREAKS GROUND ON NEW HEADQUARTERS  TOYOTA PLOWS FORWARD IN PLANO, BREAKS GROUND ON NEW HEADQUARTERS

    PLANO, TEXAS, JAN. 20, 2015 – A V-8 engine growls, and the earth moves.

    With the roar of a 2015 TRD Pro Series Tundra, Toyota today formally broke ground on its new North American headquarters at the intersection of Headquarters Drive and Palomino Crossing in Plano, Texas. The Tundra took
  • 2015 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY AND 2015 DODGE DART WIN THE DETROIT NEWS ‘READER'S CHOICE' AWARDS  2015 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY AND 2015 DODGE DART WIN THE DETROIT NEWS ‘READER'S CHOICE' AWARDS

    ◾The 2015 Dodge Dart recognized as 'Best Value'
    ◾2015 Chrysler Town & Country named 'Best Family Hauler' for the 10th year in a row
    ◾100 judges picked winners in 10 categories in The Detroit News annual 'Reader's Choice' awards

    January 20, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US took home tw
  • BMW OF NORTH AMERICA CONGRATULATES THE BMW CCA FOUNDATION ON ITS SUCCESSFUL AUCTION  BMW OF NORTH AMERICA CONGRATULATES THE BMW CCA FOUNDATION ON ITS SUCCESSFUL AUCTION

    BMW of North America congratulates the BMW CCA Foundation on its successful auction and thanks Rick Hendrick, Craig Jackson, and Bobby Rahal for their generosity and support at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale AZ

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 20, 2015… Anyone watching the Ba
  • THREE NEW NISSANCONNECT MOBILE APPS AVAILABLE IN EQUIPPED NISSANS NOW  THREE NEW NISSANCONNECT MOBILE APPS AVAILABLE IN EQUIPPED NISSANS NOW

    Pandora® for iOS, Twitter® and TripAdvisor® available on NissanConnect℠ with Mobile Apps

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan drivers will be more connected than ever in 2015 with NissanConnect℠ Mobile Apps – Nissan's global connected services platform – offering Twitter® and TripAdvisor® al
  • ROLEX 24 AN INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE FOR DRIVERS, TEAMS, MANUFACTURERS

    Global Television Distribution, IMSA TV To Showcase Rolex 24 Worldwide

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 20, 2015) – Keeping true to its name as the sanctioning body of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will spotlight a robust conting
  • 2015 NISSAN ALTIMA, FRONTIER AND PATHFINDER NAMED 'MOST POPULAR' ON EDMUNDS.COM  2015 NISSAN ALTIMA, FRONTIER AND PATHFINDER NAMED 'MOST POPULAR' ON EDMUNDS.COM

    2015 Altima, Frontier and Pathfinder are among the most-researched vehicles in their segments on Edmunds.com

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Some say there's more to life than popularity, but with Edmunds.com 'Most Popular' awards, it seems to be rather important. Edmunds.com recently named the
  • HONDA PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT APPOINTS ALLEN MILLER AS RACE TEAM LEADER

    ◾Will be responsible for all Indy car, sports car and GT efforts
    ◾HPD veteran with more than two decades of racing experience
    ◾Most recently served as project leader for HPD sports car program

    Jan 20, 2015 - SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- Allen Miller, a 21-year veteran with Honda Performance
  • FORD CELEBRATES OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF ALL-NEW MUSTANG GOING GLOBAL; ICONIC PONY CAR EN ROUTE TO ASIA  FORD CELEBRATES OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF ALL-NEW MUSTANG GOING GLOBAL; ICONIC PONY CAR EN ROUTE TO ASIA

    ◾Ford celebrates the official launch of export of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang to customers around the world
    ◾Mustang is available in more than 100 markets in both left- and right-hand-drive configurations

    ◾Ford is a top U.S. exporter of automobiles, which supports American jobs

    The iconic M
  • TOYO TIRES® NEARLY DOUBLES SIZE OFFERINGS FOR POPULAR OPEN COUNTRY® R/T TIRE  TOYO TIRES® NEARLY DOUBLES SIZE OFFERINGS FOR POPULAR OPEN COUNTRY® R/T TIRE

    CYPRESS, CA – On the heels of a successful introduction last September, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is nearly doubling the size offerings for the Open Country® R/T. Designed for light trucks and outdoor adventure vehicles, the Open Country R/T is built rugged for any terrain. It offers the perfe
  • Lotus sales up 54% world-wide for the first nine months of the financial year  Lotus sales up 54% world-wide for the first nine months of the financial year

    • 81% sales increase EU overall
    • 88% increase in UK
    • 143% increase in France
    • 139% increase in Germany
    • 29% up USA; 50% up Canada
    • 24% up Asia and Middle East
    • 130% sales increases in China; 125% in Japan
    • Lotus Motorsport shows 19% increase
    • 163 dealers, 25 more than nine months ago
  • SEASON STARTS FOR AUDI AT DAYTONA  SEASON STARTS FOR AUDI AT DAYTONA

    • Two Audi customer teams to contest 24-hour race in Florida (USA)
    • Audi R8 LMS competes in numerically strongest class
    • Audi driver Markus Winkelhock: Daytona is like a sprint race

    Ingolstadt, January 19, 2015 – The 2015 season opens with an endurance classic in the USA for Audi
  • GLOBAL PRODUCT REVEALS LEAD TO STRONG AUTO SHOW OPEN

    First day attendance of 110,509 beats 2014 opener

    DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 17, 2015 – News of 55 red-hot product unveilings on Detroit's world stage continued to draw attention as some 110,509 thrill-seekers descended on opening day of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (
  • ROBBY GORDON WINS FINAL STAGE OF 2015 DAKAR RALLY  ROBBY GORDON WINS FINAL STAGE OF 2015 DAKAR RALLY

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Jan. 17, 2015) – Robby Gordon saved his best for last in the 37th Dakar Rally, earning his 10th career stage victory in Saturday's final race in Buenos Aires.

    Gordon dominated Saturday's event - the shortest stage of the Rally - proving the speed and reliability o
  • CHEVROLET HELPS CUSTOMERS PUT THE BRAKES ON REAR CRASHES  CHEVROLET HELPS CUSTOMERS PUT THE BRAKES ON REAR CRASHES

    DETROIT – Tailgating is great before football games, but in traffic, not so much. Rear-end crashes make up more than one in four of collisions reported to police each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – and many are preventable.

    Forward Collision Alert t
  • 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Races to $9.6 Million as Records Tumble at RM's Arizona Sale 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Races to $9.6 Million as Records Tumble at RM's Arizona Sale

    RM Auctions kick-started the 2015 collector car season on a strong note last week (January 15-16), generating $63,700,375* in total sales, with 90 percent of all lots sold at its 16th annual Arizona Biltmore sale. RM's strongest Arizona performance to date, the impressive results – which reflect an average of $10 million generated per hour - are an almost 40 percent increase on the company's 2014 Arizona tally.
  • Barrett-Jackson Reaches Historic Highs For Sales, Crowds And Celebrity Appearances In Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Reaches Historic Highs For Sales, Crowds And Celebrity Appearances In Scottsdale

    Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, reached historic highs during the Scottsdale auction at WestWorld from Jan. 10-18, 2015. During the 10-day auction, Barrett-Jackson recorded more than $130 million in vehicle sales (unaudited) and a world record $6.55 million in automobilia sales (unaudited), making it the highest auction in sales to date. The Ron Pratte Collection alone brought in over $40.44 million in vehicle and automobilia sales.
  • Gooding & Company's 2015 Scottsdale Auctions Total More Than $51.5 Million Gooding & Company's 2015 Scottsdale Auctions Total More Than $51.5 Million

    Gooding & Company surpassed $51.5 Million dollars in total sales at their annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions. The company sold an impressive 114 of 126 lots yielding a 90% sales rate and average price per car of $451,900. The close of their two-day sale garnered 25 new world auction benchmarks including a 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Series I Coupe Aerodinamico (sold for $4,070,000), a 1966 Porsche 906 Carrera 6 (sold for $1,980,000) and many more from top marques.
  • Dream Car Saturday Ready to Launch at Russo and Steele's 15th Anniversary Scottsdale Auction Event!  Dream Car Saturday Ready to Launch at Russo and Steele's 15th Anniversary Scottsdale Auction Event!

    Scottsdale, Arizona (January 17, 2015) – Following 2 great days of record attendance, stratospheric sell through and a world class seminar moderated by SEMA Hall of Fame member Wade Kawasaki and featuring an all-star panel of guest experts which included such noted personalities as Wayne Car
  • Gooding & Company's 2015 Scottsdale Auctions Total More Than $51.5 Million  Gooding & Company's 2015 Scottsdale Auctions Total More Than $51.5 Million

    11 cars sell above $1 Million and 25 new auction records set at close of the two-day sale

    Scottsdale, AZ (January 18, 2015) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, surpassed $51.5 Million dollars in tota
  • BARRETT-JACKSON REACHES HISTORIC HIGHS FOR SALES, CROWDS AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES IN SCOTTSDALE  BARRETT-JACKSON REACHES HISTORIC HIGHS FOR SALES, CROWDS AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES IN SCOTTSDALE

    • Barrett-Jackson sold 1,611 vehicles, which went for more than $130 million (unaudited), smashing records in the company's 44-year history during the 10-day auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale
    • Automobilia sales nearly tripled world records, with 2,000 pieces selling for more than $6.55 million
  • Historic 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Races to an Impressive $9.6 Million as Records Tumble at RM's Arizona Sale  Historic 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Races to an Impressive $9.6 Million as Records Tumble at RM's Arizona Sale

    • RM Auctions achieves its strongest performance to date in Arizona: $63.7 million in total sales with 90 percent of all lots sold
    • 1964 Ferrari 250 LM achieves $9.6 million to secure the title as the most valuable automobile sold in Arizona auction history
    • 17 motor cars achieve million-dollar-
  • Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $25 Million on First Day of Scottsdale Auctions Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $25 Million on First Day of Scottsdale Auctions

    Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, continues to lead the marketplace realizing more than $25 million following the first of its two-day Scottsdale auctions. The sales tent was full of energy with a wall-to-wall crowd as the auction house sold 56 of the 64 lots, which resulted in an 88% sales rate and an impressive average price of $452,070 per car sold.
  • The Mclaren P1 GTR To Debut At Geneva The Mclaren P1 GTR To Debut At Geneva

    The development programme for the most powerful and most exclusive McLaren model to-date has been stepped up over the winter months, with the limited edition McLaren P1™ GTR being put through its paces across Europe and the Middle East. Ahead of the start of production later this year, and the launch of the bespoke Driver Programme, the track-only model will make its global debut in production form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March.
  • Track Debut For 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid Track Debut For 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid

    Extensive testing with the second generation of Porsche's Le Mans prototype will begin on January 18, on Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit. As scheduled, this marks the start of the 2015 motorsport season for the Porsche Team. The new Porsche 919 Hybrid has already had its roll-out on the Weissach test track. As a next step, there will be several performance and endurance tests before the WEC season opener on April 12 in Silverstone, Great Britain.
  • High Sell Though and Record Shattering Attendance at Russo and Steele Day One!  High Sell Though and Record Shattering Attendance at Russo and Steele Day One!

    Scottsdale, Arizona (January 16, 2015) – Kicking off our landmark 15th Anniversary celebrations, the first-day action at our signature Scottsdale auction has set an exciting tone for enthusiasts and industry watchers with another three days of thrilling, high-octane action still to come. The
  • THE McLAREN P1 GTR TO DEBUT AT GENEVA  THE McLAREN P1 GTR TO DEBUT AT GENEVA

    ◾Production-intent model to premiere at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show
    ◾In excess of 700 PS per tonne power-to-weight ratio achieved through motorsport-derived weight-saving and powertrain optimisation
    ◾Testing continues at global circuits in Europe and the Middle East
    ◾High definition video shows th
  • Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing on All-New 2016MY Mercedes-Maybach S600  Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing on All-New 2016MY Mercedes-Maybach S600

    Segment-Leading Flagship to Start at $189,350*

    The S-Class range has a long established tradition of setting the benchmark in the luxury segment, and the launch of the highly-anticipated new Mercedes-Maybach S600 in April will further assert its leadership position in the U.S. market. Pric
  • NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM ENTERS WORLD RX FOR 2015  NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM ENTERS WORLD RX FOR 2015

    It was announced today that a new two-car team headed up by former WRC star Manfred Stohl will enter the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Joining Stohl in the all-new World RX Team Austria will be team owner and driver, Max Pucher.

    The announcement was made in V
  • TRACK DEBUT FOR 2015 PORSCHE 919 HYBRID  TRACK DEBUT FOR 2015 PORSCHE 919 HYBRID

    FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1

    Atlanta. Extensive testing with the second generation of Porsche's Le Mans prototype will begin on January 18, on Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit. As scheduled, this marks the start of the 2015 motorsport season for the Porsche Team. The new
  • THE FULL 'MONTE': THE NEW POLO R WRC MAKES ITS DEBUT AT A RALLY CLASSIC  THE FULL 'MONTE': THE NEW POLO R WRC MAKES ITS DEBUT AT A RALLY CLASSIC

    ◾First big test for the second generation Polo R WRC
    ◾Volkswagen drivers Ogier, Latvala and Mikkelsen first onto the 'Monte' route
    ◾Home race for world champion Ogier – Gap (F) hosts WRC opener

    Tough test for the new, second generation of the Polo R WRC: when Volkswagen lines up at the Rally Mo
  • SUBARU POSTS RECORD SALES IN THE US, CANADA AND AUSTRALIA IN 2014 – US ANNUAL SALES TOP 500,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Tokyo, January 16, 2015 - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, today announced that Subaru's 2014 annual sales have post all-time records in its key markets including the US, Canada, and Australia.

    Subaru's US sales in 2014 rose 21.0% to 513,693 units,
  • CHEVROLET'S SAFETY ALERT SEAT GOES TO WORK  CHEVROLET'S SAFETY ALERT SEAT GOES TO WORK

    GM-exclusive technology gives drivers another tool to avoid crashes

    DETROIT – Investment adviser Angela Cusmano is a road warrior who logs 25,000 miles a year to and from guiding clients through 401K allocations and other money matters. One of her best returns on investment is Gen
  • RACING ELISE READIED FOR THE ROAD IN S CUP FORM  RACING ELISE READIED FOR THE ROAD IN S CUP FORM

    Renowned for its race-bred ethos, the development of the Elise Cup R into an enticing new model is now complete.

    Following extensive testing, Lotus has finely honed its engaging Elise S into a Cup variant. A dramatic 3.0s reduction of the Hethel lap time of the Elise S suggests that enthusiasts s
  • PORSCHE 918 SPYDER NAMED ROBB REPORT CAR OF THE YEAR  PORSCHE 918 SPYDER NAMED ROBB REPORT CAR OF THE YEAR

    Porsche receives multiple award honors at the North American International Auto Show

    Atlanta. Monday at the North American International Auto Show, Robb Report presented Porsche Cars North America's President and CEO, Detlev von Platen, with the 2015 Car of the Year award for the
  • Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $25 Million on First Day of Scottsdale Auctions  Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $25 Million on First Day of Scottsdale Auctions

    Friday Shines with a $7.7 Million 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider 12 New Auction Benchmarks Established on First Day

    Scottsdale, AZ (January 16, 2015) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, co
  • MIDWEEK RECORD CROWDS AT DAY FIVE OF BARRETT-JACKSON  MIDWEEK RECORD CROWDS AT DAY FIVE OF BARRETT-JACKSON

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    You would have never guessed it was a Wednesday if you were walking around Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale today. The party atmosphere, the crowds, and the excitement on the auction block made it feel more like a Friday. The collect car hobby is truly thriving. Where else can you see a beautifu
  • Ron Pratte Collection Sales Soar Tuesday Ron Pratte Collection Sales Soar Tuesday

    Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that sales during Tuesday's Ron Pratte Collection auction soared, reaching more than $13 million, which included 110 vehicles and more than 1,600 pieces of automobilia pieces. Top vehicle sales included the 1940 Ford Boyd Coddington Pickup (Lot #2010), which sold for $374,000, and the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro COPO Coupe (Lot #2015) that sold for $330,000. Additional cars from the Collection, including the 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 Super Snake, will cross the block on Saturday.
  • RON PRATTE COLLECTION SALES SOAR TUESDAY DURING BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION  RON PRATTE COLLECTION SALES SOAR TUESDAY DURING BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION

    •More than 100 cars from the Ron Pratte Collection sold on Tuesday for more than $13 million, including a 1940 Ford Boyd Coddington Pickup (Lot #2010) that sold for $374,000
    •More than 1,600 pieces of automobilia from the Pratte Collection were sold for more than $4.9 million, including the top sel
  • CHEVROLET: IF CRASHES TURN YOU OFF, KEEP YOUR ALERTS TURNED ON  CHEVROLET: IF CRASHES TURN YOU OFF, KEEP YOUR ALERTS TURNED ON

    Collision-avoidance features are like having a co-pilot aboard – minus the baggage

    DETROIT – Safety belts, air bags and strong passenger compartment structures are responsible for saving more lives in crashes than ever. But what if those collisions never happened in the first plac
  • FCA US WINS FOUR IHS AUTOMOTIVE LOYALTY AWARDS

    ◾Chrysler Town & Country wins IHS Automotive Loyalty Award for record 14th consecutive year
    ◾Jeep® Grand Cherokee and Wrangler win their respective SUV categories, Grand Cherokee for sixth time
    ◾Dodge Challenger wins third IHS Automotive Loyalty Award in its respective segment

    January 14,
  • MAZDA ADDS JAMES HINCHCLIFFE TO DRIVER LINEUP FOR THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

    IndyCar Star will Race with Mazda for the Fourth Consecutive 24-Hour Race

    IRVINE, Calif. (January 14, 2015) – Mazda has added James Hinchcliffe to the SKYACTIV Prototype driver line-up for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona. Hinchcliffe, a three-time IndyCar race winner and native of Oakv
  • THE MOST POPULAR CAR IN THE U.S., THE HONDA ACCORD, CONTINUES AS #1 IN OWNER LOYALTY, ACCORDING TO IHS AUTOMOTIVE  THE MOST POPULAR CAR IN THE U.S., THE HONDA ACCORD, CONTINUES AS #1 IN OWNER LOYALTY, ACCORDING TO IHS AUTOMOTIVE

    Jan 14, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The Honda Accord has been recognized by IHS Automotive for having the highest Model Loyalty in the Non-Luxury Traditional Mid-Size Car Segment for the 2014 model year. This is the second year in a row the Accord, America's most popular car with individual bu
  • FORD, LINCOLN DEALERS USE TABLET TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CUSTOMERS' SERVICE EXPERIENCE

    ◾Ford introduces next phase of SMART Technology (SMARTT) program, using convenience of tablets and customized dealer management system to improve and simplify the overall service experience
    ◾Next phases of SMARTT program use mobile technology to create innovative service solutions including enhance
  • JOAN 'NANI' ROMA CLAIMS HIS FIRST STAGE WIN AT THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY  JOAN 'NANI' ROMA CLAIMS HIS FIRST STAGE WIN AT THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY

    Joan 'Nani' Roma claims his first stage win at the 2015 Dakar Rally // MINI one-two-three win on leg nine // MINI ALL4 Racing extends its lead in the overall classification to almost 24 minutes.

    Munich (DE). MINI is continuing to show a dominant pace at the 2015 Dakar Rally. Joan 'N
  • GORDON FINISHES NINTH IN STAGE 9 AT DAKAR RALLY  GORDON FINISHES NINTH IN STAGE 9 AT DAKAR RALLY

    CALAMA, Chile (Jan. 13, 2015) – Robby Gordon resumed his racing activities in the 37th Dakar Rally Tuesday after the event's rest day in Iquique, Chile, and scored a ninth-place finish in Stage 9, which marks his fourth top 10 in the 13-stage competition.

    Gordon started among the top 20 o
  • CHEVY COLORADO PICKS UP ANOTHER ‘BEST' AWARD

    DETROIT – The Chevrolet Colorado was named Cars.com's Best Pickup Truck of 2015 at a ceremony during the North American International Auto Show on Tuesday evening.

    'The impressive, all-new 2015 Colorado jumpstarts a category of trucks that was quickly fading away,' said Mark Williams, Cars
  • Magnum MK5 on display at the Montreal International Auto Show

    The Canadian lightweight supercar has been invited as the featured car for its first public appearance in Canada

    MONTREAL, JANUARY 14 2015 – The Magnum MK5 will be showcased at this year's Montreal International Auto Show, January 16-25, 2015. Invited as this year's feature innovat
  • Ford GT Wins Eyeson Design Prize Ford GT Wins Eyeson Design Prize

    The all-new Ford GT - a technology showcase for top EcoBoost® performance, aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fiber construction - today earned the prestigious EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle.

    The ultra-high-performance supercar was unveiled Monday at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.
  • FORD GT WINS EYESON DESIGN PRIZE FOR BEST PRODUCTION VEHICLE AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  FORD GT WINS EYESON DESIGN PRIZE FOR BEST PRODUCTION VEHICLE AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    ◾All-new Ford GT - propelled by most powerful EcoBoost® production engine ever making 600-plus horsepower - wins coveted EyesOn Design Award for best production vehicle
    ◾GT supercar represents Ford's commitment to innovation through performance; advanced, lightweight composites will serve company's
  • New Driving Simulator from Toyota TeenDrive365 Uses Oculus Rift to Bring Dangers of Distracted Driving To Life  New Driving Simulator from Toyota TeenDrive365 Uses Oculus Rift to Bring Dangers of Distracted Driving To Life

    Marks the First Time Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Technology Is Being Used to Educate The Public about Safe Driving

    DETROIT (Jan. 14, 2015) – Today at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota launched its new TeenDrive365 distracted driving simulator with Oculus Rift, marking the first time the
  • All-New Lincoln MKX Delivers Personal Luxury to Attract New Global Customers All-New Lincoln MKX Delivers Personal Luxury to Attract New Global Customers

    The all-new Lincoln MKX, debuting today at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, is designed to attract a wide range of customers in the Únited States and beyond by offering more technology, engine choices and personalization options.
  • Honda FCV Concept Honda FCV Concept

    Today the next-generation Honda FCV Concept makes its North American debut at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the exterior and interior styling evolution of Honda's next zero emissions fuel-cell vehicle, which is due to be launched in Japan in March 2016, followed by the Ú.S. and Europe.

    The new model will feature a spacious cabin with seating for five passengers, a driving range estimated to be in excess of 300 miles, and an anticipated refuelling time of approximately three minutes at a pressure of 70 MPa. Its fuel cell stack, which fits entirely under the bonnet, is 33 percent smaller with a 60 percent increase in power density compared to that in the outgoing Honda FCX Clarity.
  • Lexus Adds to the ‘F' Brand Stable With Addition of GS F Sedan Lexus Adds to the ‘F' Brand Stable With Addition of GS F Sedan

    Throaty rumbles and nimble handling aren't just for sport coupes. Meet the all-new 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan. It is not a standard luxury sedan or track car. The GS F rolled into the North American International Auto Show today with a growl, four doors and enough cabin space to comfortably accommodate five adults.
  • New 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Makes a Statement New 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Makes a Statement

    The new 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel brings a one-of-a-kind off-road design to the full-size truck segment.

    'Offering an off-road-style package on the Ram 1500 has been on our to-do list for some time but the right combination didn't present itself until now,' said Bob Hegbloom, President and CEO — Ram Truck Brand, FCA ÚS LLC. 'The Rebel drops right into a core segment of the truck market with unique design cues and can-do attitude backed by Ram Truck engineering.'
  • Microsoft and Ford Unveil Ford GT as Cover Car for 'Forza Motorsport 6' Debuting Exclusively on Xbox One  Microsoft and Ford Unveil Ford GT as Cover Car for 'Forza Motorsport 6' Debuting Exclusively on Xbox One

    Ford's new line of performance vehicles will star in Microsoft's newest and most advanced racing game

    Microsoft, Turn 10 Studios and Ford unveiled a new collaboration today at the 2015 North American International Auto Show – announcing the all-new Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 NAMED NORTH AMERICAN TRUCK/UTILITY OF THE YEAR  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 NAMED NORTH AMERICAN TRUCK/UTILITY OF THE YEAR

    ◾All-new Ford F-150 is North American Truck/Utility of the Year – as awarded by a jury of U.S. and Canadian journalists
    ◾2015 Ford F-150 win marks the eighth time a Ford vehicle has been named North American Truck/Utility of the Year
    ◾ New F-150 – featuring the toughest, smartest, most capable F-1
  • NISSAN TITAN DIESEL WITH CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL ENGINE IS THE LATEST ADDITION TO U.S.'S EMERGING DIESEL VEHICLE MARKET

    New Clean Diesel Truck Unveiled This Morning at Detroit Auto Show

    Detroit - A major new addition to the diesel pickup truck stable was introduced this morning as Nissan unveiled its new 2016 Nissan Titan powered by a Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine during the opening day of this year'
  • KIA MOTORS AMERICA BEGINS NEW ERA IN U.S. AFTER TWO DECADES OF GROWTH AND MATURATION  KIA MOTORS AMERICA BEGINS NEW ERA IN U.S. AFTER TWO DECADES OF GROWTH AND MATURATION

    Rapid Brand Transformation Results from Consistent, Large-Scale Investment and Focus on Product Quality and the Ownership Experience
    ◾Aggressive rollout of award-winning new products, high-profile marketing initiatives and championship-winning motorsports program lead brand to another record
  • MINI BRINGS MOTORSPORTS HERITAGE TO DETROIT FOR JOHN COOPER WORKS HARDTOP WORLD PREMIERE  MINI BRINGS MOTORSPORTS HERITAGE TO DETROIT FOR JOHN COOPER WORKS HARDTOP WORLD PREMIERE

    ◾Rally legend Rauno Aaltonen to introduce newest addition to the MINI line up
    ◾MINI to compete in Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series with LAP Motorsports
    ◾U.S. pricing for base model 2015 MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop is $30,600 plus D&H

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 12, 2015…Th
  • RECORD YEAR FOR AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI:DELIVERIES INCREASED TO 2,530 UNITS IN 2014  RECORD YEAR FOR AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI:DELIVERIES INCREASED TO 2,530 UNITS IN 2014

    ◾Lamborghini increases worldwide sales for the fourth year in a row
    ◾The new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 has been introduced successfully to the markets worldwide collecting more than 3,300 orders
    ◾USA confirms its position as largest single market
    ◾Balanced presence across the three regions EME
  • JACK HARVEY RETURNS TO INDY LIGHTS CHAMPIONSHIP WITH SPM  JACK HARVEY RETURNS TO INDY LIGHTS CHAMPIONSHIP WITH SPM

    Last year's runner-up earns continued RSF backing for assault on 2015 title

    Jack Harvey is to return to the Indy Lights Championship in the USA with the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports squad, the Racing Steps Foundation has announced today (Monday).

    Lincolnshire-born Harvey – who finished
  • LAND ROVER BRINGS TWO LUXURY DIESEL SUV MODELS TO NORTH AMERICA MARKET  LAND ROVER BRINGS TWO LUXURY DIESEL SUV MODELS TO NORTH AMERICA MARKET

    ◾2016 model year Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 diesels to deliver 32 percent increased combined fuel economy; 28 miles per gallon on the highway
    ◾Diesel vehicles to debut at 2015 North American International Auto Show
    ◾Diesel technology to be available across Land Rover lineup in comin
  • NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT OF JAGUAR XE AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT OF JAGUAR XE AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    ◾North American debut of the all-new Jaguar XE sports sedan
    ◾XE will feature a 340hp supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with a 0-60 mph time of 4.9 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph1
    ◾Front engine, longitudinal rear wheel drive layout, with capability of accepting all-wheel
  • MCLAREN GT LAUNCHES YOUNG DRIVER PROGRAMME  MCLAREN GT LAUNCHES YOUNG DRIVER PROGRAMME

    McLaren GT has confirmed today at the Autosport International Show the launch of the McLaren GT Young Driver Programme. Ahead of the 2015 GT season, which will see McLaren GT customer teams racing the new 650S GT3 in a number of championships across the world. Drivers Ross Wylie (Scotland, 23) and A
  • Lexus Adds to the ‘F' Brand Stable With Addition of GS F Sedan  Lexus Adds to the ‘F' Brand Stable With Addition of GS F Sedan

    •High Revving 5.0L V8 Producing 467 hp in Five Passenger Sedan
    •Lexus Goes Racing on Global Scale and Reveals New Motorsports Logo

    DETROIT (Jan. 13, 2015) – Throaty rumbles and nimble handling aren't just for sport coupes. Meet the all-new 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan. It is not a s
  • RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE  RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE

    Red Bull Global Rallycross is pleased to announce a 12-race schedule, its largest ever, for the 2015 season. Once again featuring marquee stops in major urban environments, the race calendar kicks off in sunny Florida on May 31 and ends with a return to the bright lights of Las Vegas on November 5.
  • RAM HAS 'TURNED UP THE ECO' ON FULLSIZE TRUCK MPGS … TO 29  RAM HAS 'TURNED UP THE ECO' ON FULLSIZE TRUCK MPGS … TO 29

    ◾Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE increases highway MPG rating to 29
    ◾EcoDiesel tops next nearest competitor by 12 percent
    ◾21 MPG City and 24 MPG Combined are highest EPA ratings for any pickup
    ◾EcoDiesel HFE will be first diesel powertrain offered in Ram 1500 Express model

    January 13, 2015 , Auburn
  • HONDA KICKS OFF 'YEAR OF HONDA' INNOVATIONS AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  HONDA KICKS OFF 'YEAR OF HONDA' INNOVATIONS AT 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    ◾Next-generation Honda fuel cell vehicle launching in 2016
    ◾Advanced environmental vehicles including a new plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicle to launch by 2018
    ◾HondaJet, Acura NSX supercar, and 4th era of Honda Formula One racing mark extraordinary year of Honda Power of Dreams
    ◾New O
  • IMPRESSIVE RECORD AFTER THE FIRST PART OF THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY: MINI ALL4 RACING WINS SEVEN OF EIGHT STAGES  IMPRESSIVE RECORD AFTER THE FIRST PART OF THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY: MINI ALL4 RACING WINS SEVEN OF EIGHT STAGES

    Nasser Al-Attiyah continues to lead the way // Five stages remaining before finish in Buenos Aires

    Impressive record after the first part of the 2015 Dakar Rally: MINI ALL4 Racing wins seven of eight stages // Nasser Al-Attiyah continues to lead the way // Five stages remaining before f
  • ALFA ROMEO 4C SPIDER REVEALED AT THE 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  ALFA ROMEO 4C SPIDER REVEALED AT THE 2015 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    ◾Unique carbon fibre windscreen frame and available carbon fibre 'halo' highlight 4C Spider's ultralight carbon fibre and aluminium construction
    ◾All-new Akrapovic dual-mode exhaust system, new alloy wheel designs and a new colour also debut
    ◾On sale in Europe this summer, with pricing and UK spe
  • GOODYEAR NAMES JOHN LUCAS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

    AKRON, Ohio, January 12, 2015 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced the appointment of John T. Lucas as the company's new senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective February 2, 2015. Lucas will succeed Joseph B. Ruocco who announced his retirement last y
  • K900 WINS 2015 URBAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM DECISIVE MAGAZINE  K900 WINS 2015 URBAN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM DECISIVE MAGAZINE

    Annual Urban Wheel Award Presented to Kia's Luxury Flagship
    ◾ With world-class design, craftsmanship and materials, K900 touted for its understated elegance
    ◾ 420-horsepower1 rear-wheel-drive premium luxury sedan redefines Kia brand and consumer expectations
  • 2016 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID EXPECTED TO DELIVER CLASS-LEADING 22 MILE ALL-ELECTRIC RANGE  2016 HYUNDAI SONATA PLUG-IN HYBRID EXPECTED TO DELIVER CLASS-LEADING 22 MILE ALL-ELECTRIC RANGE

    Exclusive Blue Link Smartphone App Controls Charging Schedule Remotely

    DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2015 – Hyundai launched its first plug-in hybrid vehicle today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is expec
  • CUMMINSNOW: 2016 NISSAN TITAN XD PUBLIC SHOWINGS SCHEDULED FOR LOS ANGELES AREA  CUMMINSNOW: 2016 NISSAN TITAN XD PUBLIC SHOWINGS SCHEDULED FOR LOS ANGELES AREA

    Only days after Detroit world debut, all-new Nissan full-size pickup to make three weekend appearances in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES – Yesterday, the all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD made a dramatic world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Michigan. This coming
  • 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS

    To mark the 50th anniversary of the 911 Targa, Porsche is offering this very popular model in the more powerful and dynamic GTS version for the first time. The concept of the 911 Targa 4 GTS delivers confident driving enjoyment with all-wheel drive and a Targa bar; it also delivers open-air fun with a fully automatic Targa top. Contributing to a boost in dynamic performance are the 430 hp GTS engine together with the standard Sport Chrono package, PASM chassis, 20-inch center lock wheels, and sport exhaust system.
  • 2016 Toyota Tacoma 2016 Toyota Tacoma

    Whatever the terrain, Tacoma is king of the hill. Rebuilt inside and out with an all-new powertrain and enhanced suspension tuning, America's best-selling mid-size pickup for ten years running is Lord of the Rigs for dirt stomping adventurers. With a legacy of off-road victories and over seven million units sold since 1964, Toyota revitalizes the midsize truck segment with the introduction of the all-new 2016 Tacoma.

    'For the past 50 years adventure-seeking Americans have relied on Toyota trucks to take them places, on and off-road,' said Bill Fay, group vice president & general manager, Toyota Division. 'The all-new homegrown Tacoma is a tough truck designed, developed and built for lifestyles of the young and young-at-heart.'
  • Buick Explores Future with Avenir Concept Buick Explores Future with Avenir Concept

    Buick introduced the Avenir concept today in advance of the North American International Auto Show – a flagship sedan exploring progressive design with new levels of passenger well-being and technology integration.

    The Avenir – French for future – is distinguished by its premium sports proportions and all-new interpretations of traditional Buick cues. It is the creation of a global team of Buick designers and sculptors who were inspired by historic Buick concepts, which pushed traditional boundaries, shaped future Buick models and influenced the entire auto industry.
  • Chevrolet Bolt EV Concept Signals Brand's EV Strategy Chevrolet Bolt EV Concept Signals Brand's EV Strategy

    Chevrolet today made a significant statement on its commitment to electrification with the introduction of the Bolt EV concept – a vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range starting around $30,000.
  • Chevrolet Introduces All-New 2016 Volt Chevrolet Introduces All-New 2016 Volt

    Chevrolet today unveiled the all-new 2016 Volt electric car with extended range, showcasing a sleeker, sportier design that offers 50 miles of EV range, greater efficiency and stronger acceleration.

    The Volt's new, efficient propulsion system will offer a General Motors'-estimated total driving range of more than 400 miles and with regular charging, owners are expected to travel more than 1,000 miles on average between gas fill-ups.
  • Ford F-150 Raptor Ford F-150 Raptor

    Ford, America's truck leader, today introduced the all-new F-150 Raptor – the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup in the company's lineup.

    Ford has reengineered every part of the F-150 Raptor to make it the toughest, smartest, most capable off-roader – and more efficient than ever.

    'When we created the first Raptor, we set out to prove vehicle performance isn't just measured on the street or at the track – off-road can be even more fun,' said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. 'The original Raptor, plus enhancements on the all-new F-150 set the bar for us to make the all-new Raptor better in every way.'
  • Ford Redefines Innovation in Aerodynamics, EcoBoost and Light-Weighting with All-New Ford GT Carbon Fiber Supercar Ford Redefines Innovation in Aerodynamics, EcoBoost and Light-Weighting with All-New Ford GT Carbon Fiber Supercar

    Ford today unveiled the all-new GT, an ultra-high-performance supercar that serves as a technology showcase for top EcoBoost® performance, aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fiber construction.

    The GT is one of more than 12 new Ford Performance vehicles coming by 2020. It joins Focus RS, F-150 Raptor, Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R in the growing Ford Performance lineup.
  • Hyundai's Fresh Take on the Sport Truck Concept Appeals to Trending 'Urban Adventurer' Millennial Lifestyles Hyundai's Fresh Take on the Sport Truck Concept Appeals to Trending 'Urban Adventurer' Millennial Lifestyles

    Today, Hyundai revealed its innovative Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This fresh concept reflects a completely new interpretation of truck utility for a new generation of buyers, especially Millennials, who represent the second-largest population of car buyers.
  • Jaguar F-Pace: An All-New Performance Crossover To Join Line-Up In 2016 Jaguar F-Pace: An All-New Performance Crossover To Join Line-Up In 2016

    Jaguar has today confirmed it will introduce an all-new model to the Jaguar line-up, to go on-sale in 2016, named the Jaguar F-PACE.

    Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, commented, 'We received such an overwhelmingly positive response to the C-X17 concept car last year that we just had to make it a reality.
  • Rebirth of an Icon: Next Generation Acura NSX Unveiled Rebirth of an Icon: Next Generation Acura NSX Unveiled

    Twenty-five years after the debut of the original, paradigm-shifting NSX supercar, Acura revealed the production version of its highly anticipated successor—the next-generation Acura NSX, developed and produced in the Ú.S.—to the world's auto media at the 2015 North American International Auto Show today. The production model, in a scintillating NSX Red finish, took the stage with a growl from its twin-turbocharged engine.
  • Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built Coming to U.S., Canada Later This Year Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built Coming to U.S., Canada Later This Year

    Ford today unveiled the new Shelby® GT350R Mustang, the most track-ready road-going production Mustang ever built.

    In 1965, Ford and Carroll Shelby developed a road-racing version of the popular Ford Mustang – the Shelby GT350 Competition model. Lighter, more powerful and with a highly developed suspension, it is one of the most iconic racing Mustangs ever produced.
  • Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Makes World Debut Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Makes World Debut

    At the end of 2016, Volkswagen will start production of one of its most important new models in the past five decades in Chattanooga, Tennessee: a seven-seater mid-size SUV. As a preview to this vehicle, Volkswagen is now showing the five-seater Cross Coupe GTE at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This stylish and upscale SUV uses a plug-in hybrid system with a maximum output of 355 horsepower and an all-wheel-drive system that uses an 'electric driveshaft'. The hybrid has a manufacturer-estimated fuel economy rating of 70 MPGe.
  • FIRST GOAL OF STRATEGY 2018 ACHIEVED: VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS OVER TEN MILLION VEHICLES FOR FIRST TIME

    • 10.14 million units delivered from January to December 2014 / +4.2 percent
    • CEO Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: 'Vigorous implementation of strategy'
    • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Vehicle deliveries doubled in ten years'

    Wolfsburg / Detroit, January 11, 2015 – The V
  • JAGUAR F-PACE: AN ALL-NEW PERFORMANCE CROSSOVER TO JOIN LINE-UP IN 2016  JAGUAR F-PACE: AN ALL-NEW PERFORMANCE CROSSOVER TO JOIN LINE-UP IN 2016

    ◾Jaguar announces F-PACE – the production version of the breakthrough C-X17 concept car
    ◾A highly-efficient five-seat performance crossover underpinned by Jaguar's innovative aluminium-intensive architecture and advanced suspension system
    ◾All-weather and dynamic driving traction to be aided by th
  • Rolex Bob Snodgrass Award of Excellence: Bennett, Job and Turner are 2014 candidates

    Three sports car team owners – Jon Bennett (Fort Mill, S.C.), Alex Job (Tavares, Fla.) and Will Turner (Amesbury, Mass.) – have been named as candidates for the 2014 Rolex Bob Snodgrass Award of Excellence, presented by Gorsline Company, based on their team's success on the track during the 2014 rac
  • THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF AND GOLF GTI WIN 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR  THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF AND GOLF GTI WIN 2015 NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR

    Volkswagen kicks off the New Year as victor of this prestigious award

    Herndon, VA / Detroit ─ Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the 2015 Golf and 2015 Golf GTI have been named the 2015 North American Car of the Year. The Golf and Golf GTI were recognized for setting
  • Publication 'PART OF' features the cultural engagement of the BMW Group  Publication 'PART OF' features the cultural engagement of the BMW Group

    Munich. The booklet 'PART OF' introduces BMW Group's international cultural cooperations throughout more than a hundred pages. Brief paragraphs and statements in combination with thrilling images provide key facts about various partnerships, series of events and awards in the fields of contem
  • BMW Group looks forward to continued growth in 2015  BMW Group looks forward to continued growth in 2015

    BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce confident of increased sales
    15 new models will support growth strategy

    Detroit/Munich. Following a fourth consecutive record year of sales in 2014, the BMW Group is confident that 2015 will see further sales growth. The company delivered more t
  • BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW 2 Series Convertible.  BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW 2 Series Convertible.

    Munich. At BMW the letter M signals the presence of high performance and a very special brand of sporting allure. And now Original BMW Accessories from the M Performance range can be specified for the new BMW 2 Series Convertible, stylistic and technical modifications combining to elevate the
  • World-premiere: All-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Delivers Race-inspired Performance, Advanced Technologies, Seductive Italian Style, and now an Even More Exhilarating Driving Experience With Open-air Freedom  World-premiere: All-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Delivers Race-inspired Performance, Advanced Technologies, Seductive Italian Style, and now an Even More Exhilarating Driving Experience With Open-air Freedom

    Production version of the all-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, revealed at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, will arrive at dealerships this summer •All-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider's open-air performance cockpit and mid-engine proportions draw from more than 100 years of groundbrea
  • Jeep® Brand Marks 12 Years as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of ESPN's X Games Aspen  Jeep® Brand Marks 12 Years as Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of ESPN's X Games Aspen

    Debuts New Advertising Campaign in Conjunction With Sponsorship •Jeep® brand debuts new 30-second television commercial, 'Polar Vortex,' in conjunction with ESPN's X Games Aspen 2015
    •Campaign to also include print, digital, social and experiential extensions
    •Fans can follow on Facebook, I
  • ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA :  ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA :

    Showcasing close teamwork, performance tuning and precision driving, the Roar Before the Rolex 24 provided a three-day sneak preview of what's to come later this month at one of most important international endurance races: the Rolex 24 At Daytona. For many of the 53 teams here, this compulsory even
  • BENTLEY BENTAYGA: THE NEW PINNACLE SUV  BENTLEY BENTAYGA: THE NEW PINNACLE SUV

    •Taking luxury to new places, Bentayga is inspired by the natural world
    •The Bentley Bentayga combines pinnacle luxury and performance

    (Crewe/Detroit, 12th January 2015) Bentley's all-new and ground-breaking luxury SUV is set to be revealed to the world later this year and a name has been
  • Top-Down Luxury Returns with 2016 Buick Cascada Top-Down Luxury Returns with 2016 Buick Cascada

    Buick today introduced the 2016 Cascada – a dynamic, stylish convertible that uses innovative powertrain and chassis technologies to complement the driving experience.

    The Cascada will be the first Buick convertible offered in the Únited States in 25 years and the latest globally developed vehicle to join the brand's growing portfolio. It goes on sale in early 2016.
  • BENTLEY INCREASES SPEED AT DETROIT 2015  BENTLEY INCREASES SPEED AT DETROIT 2015

    •9% global sales increase makes 2014 a record year
    •The Americas is number one market
    •Newly launched Mulsanne Speed on display at Detroit
    •Continental GT Speed Convertible and Flying Spur complete NAIAS line up

    (Crewe/Detroit 9th January 2015) In Bentley's most successful market, the
  • Ferraris Take Center Stage at 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    Additional Features Range from Early Popes to Mercury Customs

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (January 8, 2015) -- Ferraris return to compete on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links this August 16 when the marque of the Prancing Horse takes center stage at the 65th annual Pebble Beach
  • Sustainable Selection: Toyota Picks BHDP Architecture to Design New Digs in Michigan and Kentucky

    Offices Will Use Renewable Energy, Recycle Water and Build Biodiversity

    ERLANGER, Ky. (Jan. 9, 2015) – The vision: 'always better cars.' The project: Toyota's new facilities in York Township, Mich., and Georgetown, Ky. The partner: Cincinnati-based BHDP Architecture.

    To promot
  • Delivering the Goods: Toyota North America Built Nearly Two Million Vehicles in 2014  Delivering the Goods: Toyota North America Built Nearly Two Million Vehicles in 2014

    ERLANGER, Ky. (January 9, 2015) – After roughly three decades of delivering products with the highest safety, quality, design and value, Toyota North America marks a historic record with 1,985,501 vehicles produced in 2014, a 7 percent increase. In addition, Toyota built a record 1,909,848 en
  • HSR's CLASSIC 24 HOUR AT DAYTONA SET FOR

    Last November, the inaugural Classic 24 Hour at Daytona marked the beginning of a new motorsport tradition in North America. More than 150 vintage and historic sports cars from 21 countries raced for 24 hours on the famous banking and infield road course of Daytona International Speedway on November
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA JOINS NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING INNOVATION

    New public-private partnership will create jobs and bolster manufacturing within the automotive, wind turbine and compressed gas storage industries

    Herndon, VA (January 9, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) today announced its participation in the Institute for Advanc
  • MOPAR TO SHOWCASE TRIO OF CUSTOMIZED VEHICLES AT NAIAS 2015  MOPAR TO SHOWCASE TRIO OF CUSTOMIZED VEHICLES AT NAIAS 2015

    ◾Mopar display at 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit to spotlight how Mopar parts help customers personalize their rides
    ◾Off-road Mopar-equipped Jeep® Renegade makes Trailhawk model of Jeep brand's all-new small SUV even more trail tough using Jeep Performance Parts
    ◾U
  • MERCEDES CONTINUES ITS DECADES LONG RELATIONSHIP WITH UNIVERSAL  MERCEDES CONTINUES ITS DECADES LONG RELATIONSHIP WITH UNIVERSAL

    Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé launches in Universal Pictures' Jurassic World

    On-screen, multiple Mercedes-Benz vehicles are once again in on the Jurassic action. Twenty-two years since the events of the original film, Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installm
  • NISSAN AND NASA PARTNER TO JOINTLY DEVELOP AND DEPLOY AUTONOMOUS DRIVE VEHICLES BY END OF YEAR  NISSAN AND NASA PARTNER TO JOINTLY DEVELOP AND DEPLOY AUTONOMOUS DRIVE VEHICLES BY END OF YEAR

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Nissan Motor Co., through its North American-based organization, and NASA today announced the formation of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology.

    Researchers from N
  • ASTON MARTIN EXPANDS DEALERSHIP REACH IN NORTH AMERICA  ASTON MARTIN EXPANDS DEALERSHIP REACH IN NORTH AMERICA

    ◾New dealership appointments in Minneapolis and Nashville
    ◾Work underway on new Aston Martin showroom facilities in both locations
    ◾Brings Aston Martin dealership representation in the Americas to 46 retail sites; part of 20%+ growth in North American market

    Irvine, CA, 9 January 2015 -
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA JOINS NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING INNOVATION

    New public-private partnership will create jobs and bolster manufacturing within the automotive, wind turbine and compressed gas storage industries

    Herndon, VA (January 9, 2015) – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) today announced its participation in the Institute for Adva
  • NEW DODGE VIPER DOCUMENTARY CAPTURES HAND-BUILT CRAFTSMANSHIP AND PASSION IN EVERY DODGE VIPER  NEW DODGE VIPER DOCUMENTARY CAPTURES HAND-BUILT CRAFTSMANSHIP AND PASSION IN EVERY DODGE VIPER

    Twenty-two minute 'Viper: DNA of a Supercar' available for viewing at driveSRT.com/2015/viper/documentary

    January 8, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - A new 22-minute documentary, 'Viper: DNA of a Supercar,' launched today by Dodge showcases how the Dodge Viper is created like no other c
  • GM TOTAL FLEET SALES UP 7 PERCENT IN 2014  GM TOTAL FLEET SALES UP 7 PERCENT IN 2014

    DETROIT – Fleet and commercial customers purchased more vehicles from General Motors than any other automaker in 2014.

    Fleet and commercial customers took delivery of 703,582 Chevrolets, Buicks, GMCs and Cadillacs, a 7 percent increase from 2013.

    'Each facet of our fleet and commerc
  • SUBARU LAUNCHES TELEVISION SPOT FOR 2015 XV CROSSTREK  SUBARU LAUNCHES TELEVISION SPOT FOR 2015 XV CROSSTREK

    Subaru finds inner 'Fountain of Youth' in new ad

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has debuted its new advertising campaign for the 2015 XV Crosstrek with the television spot, 'Fountain'. The new spot, created by agency of record Carmichael Lynch, focuses on the v
  • FIFTH STAGE WIN FOR MINI AT THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY  FIFTH STAGE WIN FOR MINI AT THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY

    Fifth stage win for MINI at the 2015 Dakar Rally // Vasilyev claims victory at stage five // Six MINI ALL4 Racing finish within the top ten.

    Munich (DE). Vladimir Vasilyev and his co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov in the MINI ALL4 Racing have won stage five at the 2015 Dakar Rally. The
  • BMW GROUP SELLS MORE THAN 2 MILLION VEHICLES GLOBALLY IN 2014  BMW GROUP SELLS MORE THAN 2 MILLION VEHICLES GLOBALLY IN 2014

    Record worldwide sales: up 7.9% with a total of 2,117,965 deliveries
    Best ever year for BMW, BMW Motorrad and Rolls-Royce
    MINI sales up 20.7% in December – a new record for the month
    Robertson: New models and balanced global growth key to success
    BMW i sal
  • ANNUAL DELIVERIES BY VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS TOP SIX MILLION FOR FIRST TIME

    Group Board member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Tenth record in succession. Deliveries doubled since 2004.'

    Wolfsburg, January 9, 2015 – 'The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand closed the tenth year in succession with a new delivery record, topping the six-million mark for the first
  • BMW PERFORMANCE 200 KICKS OFF 2015 RACING SEASON AT CLASSIC DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY  BMW PERFORMANCE 200 KICKS OFF 2015 RACING SEASON AT CLASSIC DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

    Victor Leleu to take the wheel of BMW NA Motorsport Marketing.

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 9, 2015… BMW of North America today announced a multi-year partnership with Daytona International Speedway to serve as the title sponsor for the season-opening IMSA Continental Tire SportsC
  • ROBBY GORDON REGAINS MOMENTUM IN DAKAR RALLY WITH THIRD-PLACE FINISH IN STAGE 5  ROBBY GORDON REGAINS MOMENTUM IN DAKAR RALLY WITH THIRD-PLACE FINISH IN STAGE 5

    ANTOFAGASTA, Chile (Jan. 8, 2015) – After several frustrating days where mechanical issues derailed Robby Gordon's bid for an overall Dakar Rally win, the American driver ran a great fifth stage in his Traxxas/Toyo Tires Gordini to finish third, vastly improving his starting position for Frid
  • Dodge Offers Industry-First ‘1 Of 1' Viper Exclusivity And New Order Concierge Service Dodge Offers Industry-First ‘1 Of 1' Viper Exclusivity And New Order Concierge Service

    Dodge is giving its Viper flagship an unprecedented level of exclusivity, announcing a new custom Viper GTC model and a new program that gives Viper customers the opportunity to create their very own one-of-one American hand-built exotic performance car, personal concierge and the ability to virtually follow along the build process through the Viper Ambassador website at driveSRT.com. Viper customers can also take a personal tour of the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit where their super car is hand built, as well as choose a variety of delivery options.
  • VOLVO TAKES CROSS COUNTRY BRAND INTO SEDAN TERRITORY VOLVO TAKES CROSS COUNTRY BRAND INTO SEDAN TERRITORY

    Volvo Cars is stepping up to meet the demands of its core customers with the unveiling of the exciting S60 Cross Country at the Detroit Auto Show.

    Back in 1997, when Volvo was the first premium brand to introduce an all-road capable variant of its successful wagons, no one could predict the future success of the crossover concept. Today, the crossover is ubiquitous and has helped to define a whole new category of lifestyle vehicle. Volvo is once again taking a bold step forward – this time in the luxury sedan segment – with the unveiling of the S60 Cross Country – the first premium sedan with the same level of capability and rugged design cues of the renowned Cross Country wagons.
  • Lotus at Autosport International – The Racing Car Show

    Once again, Lotus has a strong presence at Autosport International – The Racing Car Show with three class leading sports cars on show, all of which are eligible for race series, championships and track days around the world.

    Lotus Elise S Cup
    The Elise S Cup is the most track focused of t
  • BENTLEY MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES FULL 2015 SCHEDULE  BENTLEY MOTORSPORT ANNOUNCES FULL 2015 SCHEDULE

    •Continental GT3 race programme expands around the world
    •Works, Works-supported and customer teams for 2015
    •Bentley Team M-Sport confirms 2015 driver line-up
    •First race of the season will be the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

    (Crewe, 8th January 2015) Bentley Motorsport announces its fu
  • Chevrolet Puts the Show Back into the Auto Show  Chevrolet Puts the Show Back into the Auto Show

    Interactive display highlights key safety features using state-of-the-art technology

    DETROIT – Chevrolet is putting the show back in the North American International Auto Show with an all-new display featuring six 20 ft.-tall, transparent screens with coordinated LED lighting and mu
  • BARRETT-JACKSON SALON COLLECTION TO HIGHLIGHT SCOTTSDALE AUCTION  BARRETT-JACKSON SALON COLLECTION TO HIGHLIGHT SCOTTSDALE AUCTION

    •(Lot #5087), a 1949 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport Franay headlines Barrett-Jackson's Salon vehicle lineup
    •An exquisite 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 SS (Lot #5083) will be among the auctions most notable consignments
    •One of 300, a stunning silver 1955 Mercedes-Benz 3000 SL Gullwing (Lot #5075) will cr
  • CELEBRITIES JEFF GORDON AND BUBBA WATSON ALONG WITH FORD AND GENERAL MOTORS DONATING VEHICLES FOR CHARITY  CELEBRITIES JEFF GORDON AND BUBBA WATSON ALONG WITH FORD AND GENERAL MOTORS DONATING VEHICLES FOR CHARITY

    •NASCAR racing legends Jeff Gordon and Ray Evernham will auction a 1999 No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet Monte Carlo (Lot #3007) to benefit Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation
    •Professional golfer and Masters champion Bubba Watson is donating a '39 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk Custom Hardtop Roadster (Lot #3005) to
  • WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JAN. 16-25 IN KISSIMMEE  WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JAN. 16-25 IN KISSIMMEE

    Jerry Lee Lewis' 1959 Harley and Wellborn Musclecar Museum Collection among Lineup
    24 Hours of Auction Coverage Broadcast on NBC Sports Network

    Walworth, Wis. – Jan. 8, 2015 – Mecum Auctions will hold the world's largest collector car auction this Jan. 16-25 at Osceo
  • DODGE OFFERS INDUSTRY-FIRST ‘1 OF 1' VIPER EXCLUSIVITY AND NEW ORDER CONCIERGE SERVICE  DODGE OFFERS INDUSTRY-FIRST ‘1 OF 1' VIPER EXCLUSIVITY AND NEW ORDER CONCIERGE SERVICE

    New Dodge Viper Customization Program Leverages Hand-built Production Process at Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit
    ◾New Dodge Viper GTC model can be custom-tailored with more than 25 million unique build combinations
    ◾Options include 8,000 hand-painted exterior colors, 24,000 hand-pai
  • IN 2014, PORSCHE DELIVERED WORLDWIDE 189,850 VEHICLES TO CUSTOMERS

    75 percent of Macan customers are new customers

    Atlanta. In 2014, Porsche AG delivered nearly 189,850 new vehicles to customers all over the world – an increase of 17 percent over the previous year. In December 2014, Porsche also broke the 20,000 unit barrier (up 39 percent compared
  • INFINITI POSTS NEW RECORD FOR GLOBAL SALES IN 2014  INFINITI POSTS NEW RECORD FOR GLOBAL SALES IN 2014

    ◾All-time high results globally and in many individual markets
    ◾Expanded product portfolio and powertrain options
    ◾Significantly growing global manufacturing footprint

    Hong Kong – Infiniti had a record-breaking year with global sales of more than 186,200 vehicles, up 13.5% from the previ
  • 2015 DAKAR RALLY: MINI CLINCHES A ONE-TWO VICTORY AT STAGE FOUR  2015 DAKAR RALLY: MINI CLINCHES A ONE-TWO VICTORY AT STAGE FOUR

    2015 Dakar Rally: MINI clinches a one-two victory at stage four // Nasser Al-Attiyah extends his lead in the overall classification.

    Munich (DE). The MINI ALL4 Racing has once again proven its excellent drivability and reliability under tough conditions: Nasser Al-Attiyah (QT) and his
  • MAZDA TO DONATE MORE THAN $4.9 MILLION TO CHARITY FOLLOWING MAZDA DRIVE FOR GOOD EVENT

    -Mazda Employees and Dealers to Donate More Than 66,000 Charitable Service Hours-

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2015 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that it is donating $4,937,850 to select charities as a result of its Mazda Drive for Good event, a 79.4 percent i
  • BUICK SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL GLOBAL SALES RECORD  BUICK SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL GLOBAL SALES RECORD

    Brand sells nearly 1.2 million vehicles with double-digit gains in U.S. and China

    DETROIT– Buick delivered nearly 1.2 million vehicles in China, the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2014, marking the second consecutive sales record for the most Buicks sold in a single year in t
  • HYUNDAI SONATA WINS 2015 BEST ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AWARD FROM THE AUTOMOTIVE SCIENCE GROUP  HYUNDAI SONATA WINS 2015 BEST ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE AWARD FROM THE AUTOMOTIVE SCIENCE GROUP

    Sonata and Santa Fe Sport Also Earn 2015 BEST 5 All-Around Performance Honors

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2015 – The all-new Hyundai Sonata won the 2015 BEST Economic Performance award from the Automotive Science Group (ASG). The award recognizes the model that holds the lowe
  • Conceptcarz : Special Inaugural Issue Conceptcarz : Special Inaugural Issue

    2014 was a spectacular year for the automotive community and in celebration we would like to introduce our 'Special Inaugural Issue' with highlights from this past year. We eagerly look forward to what 2015 has in store.
  • New Names and Bold Bodies Coming to Scion in 2015

    First-Ever Scion Sedan and Scion iM on the way

    TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 7, 2015) – Like many others, Scion has a New Year's Resolution to debut an all-new body by spring. And not surprisingly, all eyes will be on its backside as Scion will be adding its first-ever sedan to its line-up.
  • DEMAND FOR BENTLEY CONTINUES TO GROW  DEMAND FOR BENTLEY CONTINUES TO GROW

    •11,020 cars delivered in 2014 – 9% increase
    •Growth across every region
    •New models drive record breaking sales success

    (Crewe, England 7th January 2015) Bentley strengthened its position as the world's most sought after luxury car brand after announcing 2014 as the company's record bre
  • 2015 Silverado Offers Custom Sport Package  2015 Silverado Offers Custom Sport Package

    Inspired by Chevy Custom Sport Trucks that helped launch personal-use pickups

    DETROIT – With the new 2015 Silverado Custom Sport special edition, Chevrolet pays homage to one of its most iconic pickups, adding a sophisticated monochromatic look to double- and crew-cab Silverados.
  • Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience Returns  Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience Returns

    Program renewed for supercharged LT4 engine at new Bowling Green build center

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet announced today it is resuming the exclusive Engine Build Experience for Corvette Z06 customers – the only program of its kind for supercar customers.

    Starting in March 20
  • McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE RACES AHEAD  McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE RACES AHEAD

    ◾More than 1,600 vehicles delivered, including 248 examples of the McLaren P1™, marking the company's strongest year-to-date
    ◾Asia-Pacific region achieves growth of 80 per cent
    ◾14 new retailers opened bringing the global network to 68, across 30 markets

    McLaren Automotive ended 2014 with recor
  • ORLANDO TERRANOVA CLAIMS ANOTHER STAGE WIN AT THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY AND MOVES UP TO THIRD PLACE OVERALL

    Orlando Terranova claims another stage win at the 2015 Dakar Rally and moves up to third place overall // MINI defends its lead in the overall classification.

    Munich (DE). Another successful day for MINI at the 2015 Dakar Rally. Orlando Terranova (AR) and his co-driver Bernardo Grau
  • THREE HONDA MANUFACTURING PLANTS EARN EPA ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION

    Jan 7, 2015 - MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- For the ninth consecutive year, two of Honda's Ohio automobile manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, while Honda Manufacturing of Indiana achieved the designation for the third year in a
  • JOHN FELICE RETIRING AFTER 30 YEARS; FORD NAMES MARK LANEVE TO LEAD U.S. MARKETING, SALES AND SERVICE TEAM

    ◾John Felice is retiring as vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service, after
    30 years of service

    ◾Mark LaNeve, named vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service and elected a Ford Motor Company officer; former chief operating officer at Global Team Ford brings nearly three decades
  • AUDI AT 2015 CES  AUDI AT 2015 CES

    ◾Audi hears the word
    ◾From racetrack to road – piloted driving
    ◾New cockpit architecture in the Audi Q7

    January 06, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV -- A four-core processor processing eight billion operations per second. A virtual tachometer with a needle that is rendered anew 60 times per second t
  • ROBBY GORDON REBOUNDS AT DAKAR IN STAGE 3  ROBBY GORDON REBOUNDS AT DAKAR IN STAGE 3

    CHILICETO, Argentina (Jan. 6, 2015) – American driver Robby Gordon successfully rebounded from his mechanical failures on Monday in the 37th Dakar Rally with a solid 15th-place finish in his HST Gordini during Stage 3.

    Starting 50th after a troublesome second stage, the Traxxas / Toyo Tir
  • GT ACADEMY NORTH AMERICA WINNER HAMMANN JOINS ALL-GT ACADEMY TEAM IN QUEST TO WIN DUBAI 24-HOUR RACE IN NISSAN GT-R  GT ACADEMY NORTH AMERICA WINNER HAMMANN JOINS ALL-GT ACADEMY TEAM IN QUEST TO WIN DUBAI 24-HOUR RACE IN NISSAN GT-R

    ◾International endurance challenge for the 2014 GT Academy winners
    ◾Winners to race Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in Dubai 24 Hours against best in the world
    ◾Performance in Dubai could decide future careers of the winners

    FRANKLIN, Tenn - For Nissan's newest crop of NISMO Athletes, Friday's Dub
  • MERCEDES-BENZ USA ANNOUNCES MOVE OF CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS TO ATLANTA

    Several operational areas to remain in New Jersey including Parts Distribution Center and Regional Office

    January 06, 2015 - MONTVALE, N.J. -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia, in a move designed to bett
  • BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights – bright ideas for enhanced driving pleasure BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights – bright ideas for enhanced driving pleasure

    At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, BMW is providing further evidence that it is a world leader in the development of Laserlight. Having already supplied its first models with Laserlight to customers, it is now presenting further laser functions for vehicles of the future. Laserlight is now able to offer its impressively long beam range of up to 600 metres in combination with the BMW Selective Beam function (anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant). At CES, BMW is unveiling ways in which Laserlight, extensively integrated with assistance systems and vehicle sensors, can be used to implement new intelligent lighting functions for enhanced safety and comfort.
  • Lexus Announces the Latest Addition to the Daunting 'F' Performance Line: the GS F Sedan Lexus Announces the Latest Addition to the Daunting 'F' Performance Line: the GS F Sedan

    Lexus is yet again showing its sporty disposition and rumbling into Detroit. The luxury vehicle manufacturer has announced the much-anticipated GS F performance sedan, which combines a refined four-door package with the speed and agility of a premium sports car, will be revealed at the North American International Auto Show on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 8:40 a.m. EST in the Lexus display at Cobo Center in Detroit. The GS F will be the latest vehicle to join Lexus' high-performance 'F' line that already includes the RC F coupe.
  • The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion The Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion

    With the S 500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE and the Future Truck 2025, Mercedes-Benz has already made the vision of autonomous driving reality. The new research vehicle F 015 Luxury in Motion has its world premiere at the Consumer Electronics Show, and provides a concrete example of the visionary ideas the company is developing with regard to autonomous driving of the future. With this self-driving luxury sedan Mercedes-Benz illustrates how the car is growing beyond its role as a mere means of transport and will ultimately become a private retreating space. This new way of traveling gives passengers the freedom to use their valuable time on the road in manifold ways.
  • The Best of British  The Best of British

    The 2015 Les Grandes Marques auction on 5 February at the Grand Palais in Paris will be the biggest to date, with around 130 motor cars on offer. The sale will be led by two fantastic vehicles from British luxury marque, Aston Martin.

    Synonymous with Britain - and, of course, British movie heroes
  • FORD AT CES ANNOUNCES SMART MOBILITY PLAN AND 25 GLOBAL EXPERIMENTS DESIGNED TO CHANGE THE WAY THE WORLD MOVES  FORD AT CES ANNOUNCES SMART MOBILITY PLAN AND 25 GLOBAL EXPERIMENTS DESIGNED TO CHANGE THE WAY THE WORLD MOVES

    ◾Ford at CES announces Ford Smart Mobility plan to use innovation to take company to next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data
    ◾25 global mobility experiments launched this year to test new ideas and address growing or increasing transportation
  • AMERICA'S 1ST HIGH-SPEED RAIL SYSTEM TO BE CONSTRUCTED USING WORLD'S CLEANEST & MOST ADVANCED DIESEL EQUIPMENT

    Innovative Clean Diesel Technologies A Key Part of Sustainable Construction For California Transportation Project

    Fresno, CA - As the California High Speed Rail Authority breaks ground today on the nation's first high-speed rail system, additional attention is being focused on the f
  • JEEP VEHICLE SALES EXCEED 1 MILLION UNITS, RESULTING IN THIRD CONSECUTIVE GLOBAL RECORD  JEEP VEHICLE SALES EXCEED 1 MILLION UNITS, RESULTING IN THIRD CONSECUTIVE GLOBAL RECORD

    ◾Jeep global vehicle sales increase 39 percent in 2014 to all-time annual record of 1,017,019 units
    ◾2014 Jeep sales total surpasses 2013's previous record of 731,565 units
    ◾U.S. sales increase 41 percent to a record 692,348 units
    ◾Fifth consecutive year of Jeep sales increases globally and in U.
  • TOUGHEST, SMARTEST, MOST CAPABLE F-150 EVER IS TRUCK TREND MAGAZINE'S 2015 PICKUP TRUCK OF THE YEAR  TOUGHEST, SMARTEST, MOST CAPABLE F-150 EVER IS TRUCK TREND MAGAZINE'S 2015 PICKUP TRUCK OF THE YEAR

    ◾The 2015 Ford F-150 has been honored with the inaugural Truck Trend 2015 Pickup Truck of the Year award from the truck experts at the magazine
    ◾F-150 outperformed all other contenders in various tests evaluating truck design, capability, performance and fuel efficiency
    ◾The 2015 F-150 – featuring
  • DIAPERS CHANGE CHEVY CRUZE WINTER WARM-UP TIME  DIAPERS CHANGE CHEVY CRUZE WINTER WARM-UP TIME

    GM validation engineer uses diaper material 'snow' to reduce frigid drives

    DETROIT – An item commonly found on an infant's changing table is helping General Motors' engineers simulate snow year round, ensuring heating systems in cars like the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze can quickly and e
  • MECHANICAL PROBLEMS PLAGUE AMERICAN ROBBY GORDON IN STAGE 2 AT DAKAR  MECHANICAL PROBLEMS PLAGUE AMERICAN ROBBY GORDON IN STAGE 2 AT DAKAR

    SAN JUAN, Argentina (Jan. 5, 2015) – Following a very successful second-place finish in the opening stage of the 37th Dakar Rally, Robby Gordon suffered early brake problems and additional issues during Monday's second stage, leaving him significantly behind in his quest to become the first A
  • LAND ROVER NA CELEBRATES EQUESTIAN SPORTS AS OFFICIAL VEHICLE SPONSOR OF THE $125,000 TRUMP INVITATIONAL GRAND PRIX  LAND ROVER NA CELEBRATES EQUESTIAN SPORTS AS OFFICIAL VEHICLE SPONSOR OF THE $125,000 TRUMP INVITATIONAL GRAND PRIX

    (MAHWAH, N.J.) – January 5, 2015 - Show jumping superstars Laura Kraut (USA) and Cedric jumped to the top of an exciting competition Sunday afternoon in the $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix, presented by Rolex where Land Rover was the official vehicle sponsor. Held at Donald Trump's sc
  • NISSAN CELEBRATES 30,000 LEAF SALES IN 2014, BEST YEAR EVER FOR SALES OF ANY PLUG-IN VEHICLE  NISSAN CELEBRATES 30,000 LEAF SALES IN 2014, BEST YEAR EVER FOR SALES OF ANY PLUG-IN VEHICLE

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan, the world leader in electric vehicle sales, shattered yet another sales record with 30,200 LEAF vehicles sold in 2014, which is the first time any plug-in has sold more than 30,000 units in a single year.

    'Now in its fifth model year, Nissan LEAF is more popular
  • The Crescendo Effect: As the Days Get Closer, The Cars Get Bigger at Russo and Steele's 15th Anniversary Auction Event!  The Crescendo Effect: As the Days Get Closer, The Cars Get Bigger at Russo and Steele's 15th Anniversary Auction Event!

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    Scottsdale, Arizona (January 6th, 2015) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts. ™ This is far more than a tagline at Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions. It's a lifestyle, and we are gearing up to deliver that singular passion to the High Desert of sunny Scottsdale, Arizona for our
  • The Power To Captivate: Infiniti Q60 Concept The Power To Captivate: Infiniti Q60 Concept

    Ahead of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Infiniti raises the curtain on its vision of a premium sports coupe.

    The striking Q60 Concept is poised to entice coupe fans with its sharp contours and hand-crafted interior, while at the same time suggesting performance and power to match. Result: a no-compromise fusion of looks and speed.
  • The Stanley Model H The Stanley Model H

    Undoubtedly the most famous of the marks to power an automobile by steam, Stanley was the brainchild of twin brothers F.E. and F.O. Stanley. But like all others, the brothers would be pushed in the quest for greater speed. Therefore, the Stanley Model H-5 would have to be considered the greatest of all the Stanley Steam Cars.
  • GM Deliveries up 19 percent in Blockbuster December  GM Deliveries up 19 percent in Blockbuster December

    ◾Chevrolet up 20 percent
    ◾Buick up 32 percent; GMC up 23 percent
    ◾Cadillac, Trucks and SUVs Drive Record ATPs

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers in the United States delivered 274,483 vehicles last month for the company's best December sales in seven years. Total sales were
  • HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS BEST YEAR AND DECEMBER EVER

    Fountain Valley, Calif., Jan. 5, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America today announced a record December sales month of 64,507 units, up two percent versus the record-setting period in 2013.

    This is the fifth consecutive year of record U.S. sales up over the previous year and totaling 725,718.
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS ENDS 2014 WITH DRAMATIC SALES INCREASE

    Total sales for 2014 is 77,643 units – a 24.8 percent increase over 2013
    ◾December 2014 marks tenth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases
    ◾December sales of 6,545 units mark the best December since 2006
    ◾Outlander Sport has best-ever December sales month at 2,755 units

    Mitsubishi
  • JAGUAR LAND ROVER REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR DECEMBER 2014

    ◾Jaguar Land Rover U.S. December sales increase 2 percent for best December since 2006
    ◾Jaguar up 9 percent on growth of F-TYPE for best December since 2005
    ◾In December, the Range Rover Evoque hits new all-time monthly high of 1,426 units, up 20 percent from December, 2013
    ◾Jaguar Land Rover 201
  • U.S. PORSCHE DEALERS SELL 47,007 VEHICLES IN 2014

    Porsche Cars North America Reports December and Annual Sales

    Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sed
  • KIA MOTORS AMERICA POSTS BEST-EVER FULL-YEAR SALES IN 2014

    Annual Sales Up 8.4 Percent as Kia Surpasses Half a Million Vehicles for Third Straight Year; Optima Achieves All-time Single Nameplate Sales Record

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 – Kia Motors America (KMA) capped a record-setting year with best-ever December sales of 45,587 vehicle
  • BMW GROUP U.S. REPORTS DECEMBER AND 2014 SALES

    ◾BMW Group U.S. breaks sales record
    ◾BMW brand sets new sales record
    ◾MINI brand sets new December record
    ◾BMW Motorcycle sales up 5.4 percent

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 5, 2015… The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported December sales of 48,141 vehicles, an increase
  • THE BMW GROUP, TOGETHER WITH PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, ANNOUNCES THE BMW i CHARGEFORWARD PROGRAM  THE BMW GROUP, TOGETHER WITH PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, ANNOUNCES THE BMW i CHARGEFORWARD PROGRAM

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. -January 5, 2015 12:00pm EST/9:00am PST … Today at the Consumer Electronics Show, BMW announced the BMW i ChargeForward Program. The pilot study will be undertaken by the BMW Group Technology Office, together with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), whose service area
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS BEST DECEMBER EVER AND SETS SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEARLY SALES RECORD

    ◾Subaru sets a new all-time sales record of 513,693 vehicles; up 21 percent over 2013
    ◾Record December - monthly sales increase 24 percent over December 2013
    ◾37th consecutive month of month-over-month growth
    ◾Best December ever for Legacy, Forester, WRX, Outback and XV Crosstrek
    ◾Best year ever
  • INFINITI REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR DECEMBER 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti today reported sales of 12,007 vehicles in the U.S. during December.

    Sales of the updated 2015 Q70 luxury performance sedan – including the new Q70L long-wheelbase model, which has class-leading rear legroom – were up 78.7 percent for the month. The Q60 sports
  • AUDI ACHIEVES FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR OF U.S. RECORD SALES WITH 182,011 VEHICLES IN 2014

    ◾December 2014 marks the 48th consecutive month of record sales for Audi in the U.S.
    ◾The most recent month stands as the best-ever U.S. sales month and the first time monthly sales have topped 19,000 vehicles
    ◾All-time record sales year for Audi Certified pre-owned vehicles

    January 05, 2015
  • TOYOTA MOTOR SALES RESULTS UP 12.7 PERCENT IN DECEMBER; 6.2 PERCENT FOR 2014  TOYOTA MOTOR SALES RESULTS UP 12.7 PERCENT IN DECEMBER; 6.2 PERCENT FOR 2014

    ◾Lexus posts best-ever month in December
    ◾TMS light trucks set new December record
    ◾Toyota Division #1 retail brand in 2014
    ◾Camry best-selling car in America for 13th straight year

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2014 sa
  • GM VENTURES SEES POTENTIAL IN FUEL SAVING TECHNOLOGY  GM VENTURES SEES POTENTIAL IN FUEL SAVING TECHNOLOGY

    Tula Technology's software could be used in GM vehicles

    DETROIT – GM Ventures is optimistic that its 2012 equity investment in Silicon Valley-based startup Tula Technology, Inc. will result in a revolutionary new fuel economy technology that could be deployed in future gasoline en
  • VOLKSWAGEN REPORTS DECEMBER 2014 SALES AND 2014 YEAR-END RESULTS  VOLKSWAGEN REPORTS DECEMBER 2014 SALES AND 2014 YEAR-END RESULTS

    - December sales totaled 34,058 units, 2014 sales closed at 366,970 -
    ◾Jetta sedan sales totaled 14,572 units in December, a 6.2 percent increase over the previous December; 141,354 units were delivered in 2014
    ◾Golf family sales totaled 4,405 units in December, and 33,675 units for 2014
    ◾Chattan
  • MAZDA REPORTS BEST ANNUAL SALES IN 20 YEARS

    - Mazda Eclipses 300,000 CY Sales IN U.S.; December 2014 Best Sales Since 2012; CX-5 Records Best-Ever Sales Year -

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported calendar year (CY) 2014 total (combined fleet and retail) sales in the U.S. of 305,801,
  • BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PERIOD NOW OPEN

    GM Foundation grants STEM scholarships for fifth consecutive year

    DETROIT – The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2015 scholarships from Monday, Jan. 5, through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 27.

    This is the f
  • FCA US LLC REPORTS DECEMBER 2014 U.S. SALES INCREASED 20 PERCENT – BEST DECEMBER SALES IN A DECADE

    ◾57th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
    ◾Annual U.S. sales top 2 million units; best full-year sales since 2006
    ◾Chrysler, Jeep®, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each post sales gains in December compared with same month a year ago
    ◾Jeep brand records best ever December and annual sales
  • ONSTAR TO OFFER DRIVING FEEDBACK; CUSTOMERS CAN SEEK INSURANCE DISCOUNTS  ONSTAR TO OFFER DRIVING FEEDBACK; CUSTOMERS CAN SEEK INSURANCE DISCOUNTS

    Progressive® Insurance to offer discounts for consenting driver data use

    DETROIT – Beginning this summer, OnStar will offer customers the opportunity to sign up for a new service that can tell them how well they drive and provide some customers an opportunity to seek discounts fro
  • FORD POSTS BEST U.S. DECEMBER SALES RESULTS SINCE 2005; FORD ONCE AGAIN BEST-SELLING BRAND AND BEST-SELLING VEHICLE

    ◾Ford Motor Company posts best U.S. December sales results since 2005, with 220,671vehicles sold; Ford remains America's best-selling vehicle brand for fifth straight year
    ◾Escape has best-ever December performance and record sales for the year; full-year Explorer sales best since 2005
    ◾Fusion hit
  • HONDA DIVISION BREAKS ANNUAL AUTO SALES RECORD AS HONDA AND ACURA BRANDS SET NUMEROUS NEW SALES MARKS  HONDA DIVISION BREAKS ANNUAL AUTO SALES RECORD AS HONDA AND ACURA BRANDS SET NUMEROUS NEW SALES MARKS

    Honda Division sets new annual record with total sales of 1,373,029 vehicles
    ◾American Honda sets new light truck sales mark for calendar year and December
    ◾Acura Division has best annual sales since 2007, with best-ever month & year for trucks

    Jan 5, 2015 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. toda
  • NISSAN GROUP REPORTS RECORD DECEMBER AND 2014 CALENDAR YEAR U.S. SALES  NISSAN GROUP REPORTS RECORD DECEMBER AND 2014 CALENDAR YEAR U.S. SALES

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced total U.S. sales for December 2014 of 117,318 units, an increase of 6.9 percent compared to last year and a December record. For calendar year 2014, Nissan set an all-time record with 1,386,895 total U.S. sales, an increase of 11.1 percent over 2013.
  • Toyota Opens the Door and Invites the Industry to the Hydrogen Future  Toyota Opens the Door and Invites the Industry to the Hydrogen Future

    More than 5,600 fuel cell and related patents available for royalty free use
    Patents include industry leading fuel cell technology used in new Toyota Mirai

    LAS VEGAS, (Jan. 5, 2015) – Toyota is opening the door to the hydrogen future, making available thousands of hydrog
  • CES 2015: VOLKSWAGEN INTRODUCES ADVANCED GESTURE CONTROL AND NETWORKING FOR A NEW AGE OF MOBILITY  CES 2015: VOLKSWAGEN INTRODUCES ADVANCED GESTURE CONTROL AND NETWORKING FOR A NEW AGE OF MOBILITY

    Golf R Touch: cockpit concept solves future challenges and offers intuitive operation of high-tech infotainment
    • Connected Golf: perfect compatibility with MirrorLink™, Apple® and Google®
    • Intelligent Charge: e-Golf automatically docks above inductive charging plate
    • Trained Parking: future Pa
  • ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS CELEBRATES FIFTH SUCCESSIVE SALES RECORD

    ◾4,063 cars delivered to customers in 2014 (+12%).
    ◾Fifth consecutive record year and the highest sales in the marque's 111-year history.
    ◾Reaffirmation of leadership of super-luxury segment (>Euro 200,000 net).
    ◾Bespoke personalisation at highest-ever levels.
    ◾North America tops regional figure
  • Chrysler Canada Reports Highest Annual Sales Ever

    •61 consecutive months of year-over-year sales growth – longest growth streak in Company's history
    •21,613 vehicles sold; an increase of 40 per cent over December 2013 sales
    •December sales records set for Chrysler 200, Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, Ram trucks, Ram brand and Jeep brand
    •Annual s
  • FCA US LLC Reports December 2014 U.S. Sales Increased 20 Percent – Best December Sales in a Decade; Full-Year Sales Up 16 Percent – Strongest Annual Sales Since 2006

    •57th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
    •Annual U.S. sales top 2 million units; best full-year sales since 2006
    •Chrysler, Jeep®, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each post sales gains in December compared with same month a year ago
    •Jeep brand records best ever December and annual sales
  • The myth of the auction room  The myth of the auction room

    Who will be the lucky new owner of the 1967 Le Mans winner?

    Maranello, 2th January 2015 – The new year begins with a celebration of the past. On January 15th, the most eagerly-awaited car at the Bonhams sales in Scottsdale goes under the hammer. It is, of course, the 11th 275 GTB Co
  • ROBERT MELVILLE NAMED CHIEF DESIGNER AT McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE

    McLaren Automotive has announced the promotion of Robert Melville to the role of Chief Designer, reporting to the company's Design Director, Frank Stephenson. Melville, 37, brings more than a decade of design experience covering a wide range of projects for leading brands in the luxury automotive se
  • TWO WORLD PREMIERS AT THE CES 2015  TWO WORLD PREMIERS AT THE CES 2015

    ◾Two world premiers and innovative hardware and software solutions
    ◾Audi Press Conference live: January 6, 2015, starting at 8:00 p.m. (CET)
    ◾Piloted driving tour from San Francisco to Las Vegas

    Audi MediaTV is broadcasting live from the International CES 2015 and is covering the Audi Press Con
  • MARCO ANDRETTI TO RACE IN BUENOS AIRES EPRIX  MARCO ANDRETTI TO RACE IN BUENOS AIRES EPRIX

    INDIANAPOLIS, USA (January 2 2015): Marco Andretti is to drive for the Andretti Formula E Team during the forthcoming FIA Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix held on January 10 2015. The Argentinian race weekend, the fourth race in the new series, will see the American complete his first laps in the
  • LARGEST MECUM MIDAMERICA MOTORCYCLE AUCTION IN 24-YEAR HISTORY, JAN. 8-10  LARGEST MECUM MIDAMERICA MOTORCYCLE AUCTION IN 24-YEAR HISTORY, JAN. 8-10

    Event to Host 750 Antique Motorcycles at Las Vegas' South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall

    Walworth, Wis. – Dec. 29, 2014 – Mecum Auctions will present MidAmerica's 24th annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 8-10, 2015 at South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas. As the mo
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 SENTRA  NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 SENTRA

    NASHVILLE – Nissan today announced pricing for the 2015 Sentra, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The highly successful seventh-generation Sentra, introduced in fall 2012, continues to be refined for the 2015 model year with a number of interior comfort and convenience enhanc
  • HYUNDAI BLUE LINK TO DEBUT SMARTWATCH APP WITH VOICE RECOGNITION AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW  HYUNDAI BLUE LINK TO DEBUT SMARTWATCH APP WITH VOICE RECOGNITION AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

    HYUNDAI BLUE LINK TO DEBUT SMARTWATCH APP WITH VOICE RECOGNITION AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW AND PEPCOM'S DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

    Next Generation Blue Link System to Launch on 2016 Elantra GT and Veloster
    ◾The Blue Link smartwatch app works with first and second generation Blue Link equ
  • BMW INNOVATIONS AT THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) 2015

    Intelligent laser lighting and OLED technology point the way to the future.

    Munich/Las Vegas. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015, BMW presents a concept vehicle that showcases the kind of lighting innovations we can expect in the future, w
  • HONDA REPORTS ON ITS ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS IN NORTH AMERICA  HONDA REPORTS ON ITS ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS IN NORTH AMERICA

    Tenth Annual North American Environmental Report provides detailed accounting of environmental impacts and Honda's effort to minimize its environmental footprint

    Dec 31, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2014 Honda North American Environmental Report, released today, details ongoing
  • GM UPDATES 2014 RECALL TALLY  GM UPDATES 2014 RECALL TALLY

    DETROIT – General Motors has updated its list of 2014 recalls through Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.

    General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive
  • FORD TO BE FIRST AUTOMAKER TO INTEGRATE RADIO DISNEY APP FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSIC AND CONTENT ON THE ROAD

    ◾Radio Disney app for iOS and Android platforms will now integrate with available Ford SYNC® AppLink™ to stream music devoted to kids, tweens and families with a simple touch of a button inside Ford vehicles

    ◾Ford is the first automaker to integrate Radio Disney; AppLink users will be able to acc
  • ROBBY GORDON SET TO MAKE HIS IN 11TH START IN THE DAKAR RALLY  ROBBY GORDON SET TO MAKE HIS IN 11TH START IN THE DAKAR RALLY

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Dec. 30, 2014) – After a full year of work, thousands of miles of testing and countless all-nighters, Robby Gordon and his HST Gordini race car were reunited Monday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in preparation for Sunday's start of the 2015 Dakar Rally – the world's mos
  • FORD SYNC APPLINK AND LIFE360 INTRODUCE NEW FEATURE TO HELP DRIVERS FOCUS ON THE ROAD AND STAY CONNECTED TO FAMILY  FORD SYNC APPLINK AND LIFE360 INTRODUCE NEW FEATURE TO HELP DRIVERS FOCUS ON THE ROAD AND STAY CONNECTED TO FAMILY

    ◾Ford Motor Company and Life360 will help keep family members in touch while commuting with the introduction of the SYNC® AppLink™-enabled Life360 app with all-new Drive Mode feature

    ◾Once the Life360 app is connected through available Ford SYNC AppLink, Drive Mode automatically alerts the driver
  • FORD, ACCUWEATHER KEEP DRIVERS WEATHER-READY WITH HYPER-LOCAL FORECASTS MINUTE-BY-MINUTE THROUGH SYNC APPLINK  FORD, ACCUWEATHER KEEP DRIVERS WEATHER-READY WITH HYPER-LOCAL FORECASTS MINUTE-BY-MINUTE THROUGH SYNC APPLINK

    ◾Ford and AccuWeather now make using the smartphone app easier by enabling it to work with SYNC® AppLink™. AccuWeather MinuteCast™ brings minute-by-minute, hyper-localized weather forecasts to a driver's exact street address

    ◾AccuWeather for Ford SYNC AppLink helps drivers plan and time their tri
  • FORD STARTS MOST COMPREHENSIVE TRUCK MARKETING CAMPAIGN TO INTRODUCE TOUGHEST, SMARTEST, MOST CAPABLE F-150 EVER  FORD STARTS MOST COMPREHENSIVE TRUCK MARKETING CAMPAIGN TO INTRODUCE TOUGHEST, SMARTEST, MOST CAPABLE F-150 EVER

    ◾Ford's most comprehensive F-150 marketing campaign ever launches this week with television commercials during the first-ever college football playoff for NCAA Division I teams and online webisodes hosted by ESPN 'Sport Science' creator John Brenkus

    ◾Straight-talk television commercials highlight
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA REACHES 500,000 SALES MILESTONE IN 2014

    - Subaru sales in U.S. top 500,000 for the first time in a calendar year
    - Subaru sales in U.S. top 500,000 for the first time in a calendar year
    - 500,000th vehicle sold on December 29

    Cherry Hill, N.J., Dec 29, 2014 - Subaru of America, Inc. has reached a significant milestone in its h
  • VOLKSWAGEN REPORTS DECEMBER 2014 SALES AND 2014 YEAR-END RESULTS

    - December sales totaled 34,058 units, 2014 sales closed at 366,970 -
    • Jetta sedan sales totaled 14,572 units in December, a 6.2 percent increase over the previous December; 141,354 units were delivered in 2014
    • Golf family sales totaled 4,405 units in December, and 33,675 units for 2014
    • Chat
  • Toyota Motor Sales Results Up 12.7 Percent in December; 6.2 Percent for 2014  Toyota Motor Sales Results Up 12.7 Percent in December; 6.2 Percent for 2014

    •Lexus posts best-ever month in December
    •TMS light trucks set new December record
    •Toyota Division #1 retail brand in 2014
    •Camry best-selling car in America for 13th straight year

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2014 s
  • Le Mans Winning Ferrari 275 GTB at The Scottsdale Auction  Le Mans Winning Ferrari 275 GTB at The Scottsdale Auction

    An historic 1966 Ferrari 275 Gran Turismo Berlinetta Competizione Scaglietti which was class winner at the 1967 Le Man 24 Hours, the 1969 Spa-Francorchamps 1000 Km, and the 1969 Imola 500 Km under the Swiss Scuderia Filipinetti team has joined the impressive early consignments for Bonhams Scottsdale
  • THE POWER TO CAPTIVATE: INFINITI Q60 CONCEPT  THE POWER TO CAPTIVATE: INFINITI Q60 CONCEPT

    ◾Infiniti reveals two-door concept for a future sports coupe
    ◾Design draws cues from latest Infiniti models and Formula One
    ◾Handmade leather finishes, Alcantara®, and carbon fiber feature in the bespoke interior

    HONG KONG – Ahead of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS
  • 550 MILE PILOTED DRIVE FROM SILICON VALLEY TO LAS VEGAS  550 MILE PILOTED DRIVE FROM SILICON VALLEY TO LAS VEGAS

    550 mile piloted drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas: long distance test in the Audi A7 Sportback piloted driving concept car

    ◾Journalist test drives lead to International CES 2015
    ◾Audi A7 piloted driving concept utilizes production ready sensor technologies
    ◾Audi to present future t
  • FCA US LLC DEBUTS ALL-NEW AND EASY-TO-USE ‘UCONNECT ACCESS' SERVICES AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS  FCA US LLC DEBUTS ALL-NEW AND EASY-TO-USE ‘UCONNECT ACCESS' SERVICES AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS

    ◾There is more to U … with Uconnect Access
    ◾FCA US Operations Uconnect team introduces four all-new 'Uconnect Access' services: Vehicle Finder, Send Destination to Vehicle, Vehicle Health Report and Vehicle Health Alert
    ◾Revitalized and refreshed Uconnect Access smartphone app designed with a whol
  • BMW i HOME CHARGING SERVICES UNVEILED AT THE CES CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS  BMW i HOME CHARGING SERVICES UNVEILED AT THE CES CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN LAS VEGAS

    Munich / Las Vegas. At the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2015 in Las Vegas (6 – 9 January 2015) BMW i will unveil a further innovative product from its 360° ELECTRIC portfolio: BMW i Home Charging Services. This smart solution for home charging of electric and plug-in hybrid BMW models is bas
  • HYUNDAI SHOWCASES FUTURE TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW  HYUNDAI SHOWCASES FUTURE TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY AT 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

    ◾Augmented reality Head Up Display (HUD)

    ◾Driver information is projected in the form of animations on the windshield

    ◾The future of connectivity3D-gesture controls

    ◾Wearable devices
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