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Aston Martin DBX Concept Challenges Convention
Aston Martin today challenges the nature of luxury GT travel in the 21st Century with the debut at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show of the innovative DBX Concept.
Created to defy conventional thinking about the luxury GT segment, the DBX Concept widens the appeal of the iconic British luxury brand and reaches out to a more diverse global audience than ever before.
Lexus LF-SA Concept Debuts at Geneva Motorshow
Last year marked the 25th anniversary of the very first Lexus, the LS 400 flagship sedan. To celebrate this milestone, Lexus challenged ED2 -the company's Europe-based design studio to create a concept of an ultra-compact, sub-B-segment, urban 2+2.
New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Unveiled: The Definitive Track Car For Everyday Use
The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS, which is announced today, once again blurs the boundary between road-going sports cars and race cars. It is equipped with the maximum degree of motorsport technology currently possible in a street-legal 911, yet retains supreme suitability for everyday driving.
Nissan Rethinks The Compact Hatchback - Introducing The Sway
Únveiled at the Geneva Show, the Sway is a glimpse at how a future generation of compact Nissan models might look if the company's striking new design language was applied to a European hatchback. It is a concept car designed especially to appeal to European tastes: it is seen as emotional, edgy and exciting.
V-Class concept car with a PLUG-IN HYBRID drive: Mercedes-Benz Concept V ision e - Higher Performance at Lower CO2 Emissions
At the Geneva International Motor Show the Concept V-ision e from Mercedes-Benz presents a preview of the great variety of development potential offered by the V-Class. The concept vehicle combines environmentally friendly performance with the lightness of modern luxury. The most advanced PLÚG-IN HYBRID technology available ensures extremely powerful propulsion in the model, as the highly efficient drive-system duo consisting of a gasoline engine and an electric motor delivers total system output of 245 kW (333 hp) and system torque of up to 600 Nm.
THE FERRARI 488 GTB – EXTREME POWER FOR UNIQUE DRIVING PLEASURE
The innovative 8-cylinder berlinetta debuts at Geneva: new design, new engine and a plethora of patented solutions
Geneva, 3 March 2015 – On its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the Ferrari 488 GTB sets a new benchmark for the sports car sector. Forty years on from the launc
Aston Martin Expands Lagonda Taraf Luxury Saloon Availability
Aston Martin is today announcing that the luxurious new Lagonda super saloon will be made available, in strictly limited numbers, to more customers around the world.
Aston Martin will now accept orders for the Lagonda Taraf – the latest in a proud line of saloons revered worldwide as 'the finest of fast cars' – from prospective owners in more major markets. It is now available to clients in EÚ legislation-compliant Continental Europe, the Únited Kingdom and South Africa, with the Lagonda Taraf now re-engineered to be available in either left or right-hand drive.
THE COMPLETE CROSSOVER: NISSAN SHOWCASES ITS MOST COMPREHENSIVE RANGE TO DATE
◾Juke, Qashqai and X-Trail ranges confirm Nissan's lead of the crossover sector
◾Broadest ever offering with new engines and more choice for buyers
◾Five-star Euro NCAP ratings for all three Nissan crossover models
◾New Qashqai rated as the safest small family car ever tested by Euro NCAP
EXPANDED NISSAN NISMO RANGE TURNS UP THE HEAT AT GENEVA
◾Juke NISMO RS, Nissan 370Z NISMO and GT-R NISMO spearhead Nissan's performance line up
◾218PS Juke NISMO RS is the sportiest, most focused Juke ever built
◾370Z NISMO features 344PS 3.7-litre six-cylinder engine and dynamic chassis
◾Record-breaking GT-R NISMO is the fastest and most advanced Nis
NISSAN SETS BOLD DIRECTION FOR EUROPEAN GROWTH
◾Crossovers, electric vehicles and autonomous technology integral to strategy
◾Most modern, cohesive and powerful line-up offered in Nissan's history
◾Investment in R&D will push boundaries of innovation
Nissan today reinforced its European growth strategy - setting a clear path to become the m
NISSAN AT THE 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
SWAY demonstrates Nissan design innovation and intentions in the B-segment
Striking four-door concept with further evolution of Nissan design language
Showcases possible design direction for new generation of compact Nissans
WEBSITE METRICS INDICATE RECORD YEAR FOR CAR SALES, SAYS WHATCAR.COM
◾Mobile traffic up 23% year-on-year; tablet visits increase by 3%
◾Buyer intent remains high
◾March expected to be record month for buyer activity
Online activity at whatcar.com is indicating another potentially record-breaking year for car sales.
Visits to the UK's biggest car-buying bran
2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
Geneva 2015: Mazda's unbridled potential
Mazda is coming off another successful year in Europe in 2014. There's no let-up in sight either, as demonstrated by the company's aggressive model offensive: five launches in six months.
All are on display at the 85th Geneva International Motor
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP NIGHT IN GENEVA: WORLD PREMIERES OF THE SPORT COUPÉ CONCEPT GTE AND THE NEW TOURAN
◾Four-door coupé inspires with exclusive sports car design and innovative plug-in hybrid drive
◾More space, technology, connectivity and assistance systems in the completely redesigned Touran
Wolfsburg / Geneva, 3 March 2015. Volkswagen presents the four- door Sport Coupé Concept GTE in a
NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R THROWS DOWN NÜRBURGRING GAUNTLET
◾Honda announces Nürburgring lap time for Civic Type R development car
◾7 minutes 50.63 seconds lap time is unmatched in the front-wheel drive hot hatch class
◾Lap time achieved in development car with technical specifications representative of the final production car
At the world premiere of
SUZUKI AT THE 85TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
At the 85th Geneva Motor Show, Suzuki Motor Corporation unveils two world-premiere concept models, the iK-2 and the iM-4. New environmental technologies from Suzuki featured in the two models will also be introduced; these are a new-generation platform; the BOOSTERJET, a new downsized direct-injecti
HYUNDAI MOTOR EUROPE SELECTS TOMTOM LIVE SERVICES
London, 3 March 2015 – TomTom announces today its collaboration with Hyundai Motor in Europe. Hyundai drivers will benefit from TomTom's state-of-the-art connected services for seven years, starting with the launch of the All-New Tucson SUV in the second half of 2015.
Hyundai drivers will
LIMITED PRODUCTION CONFIRMED FOR McLAREN 675LT
◾675LT re-establishes the McLaren 'Longtail' heritage, focusing on light weight, optimised aerodynamics, increased power, track-focused dynamics and driver engagement
◾Priced at £259,500 and production strictly limited to 500 units globally
◾Chassis changes confirmed including wider track and stif
JAGUAR LAND ROVER CELEBRATES RECORD-BREAKING YEAR OF EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING
◾Almost 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover employees, a third of its UK workforce, donated over 115,000 hours on community volunteering in 2014
◾8,140 employees donated 98,600 hours to support Jaguar Land Rover's 'Inspiring Tomorrow's Engineers' school STEM education programme alone
◾300,000 young people
VOLKSWAGEN – THE INNOVATION THINK TANK: WORLD LEADER IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
VOLKSWAGEN - THE INNOVATION THINK TANK: WORLD LEADER IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT WITH INVESTMENT TOTALLING €11.5 BILLION
◾Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: 'Volkswagen is positioning itself at the forefront of automotive change with 'Future Tracks''
◾Focus on electromobility and the digitalisati
ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS RS MAKES GLOBAL AUTO SHOW DEBUT; PIONEERS INNOVATIVE AWD AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGIES
◾Ford's all-new Focus RS makes global show debut in Geneva; introduces advanced performance technologies to deliver the ultimate fun-to-drive experience
◾Third-generation Focus RS pioneers innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring for class-leading cornering speed an
ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS SHOWCASES TEXTILE DESIGN CAPABILITIES WITH SERENITY
'Take the best that exists, and make it better'. A quotation attributed to one of the founders of the world's most illustrious car manufacturers. Giles Taylor, Director of Design for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, has done just that. Recognising the trend of individual personalisation and subsequent rise
HONDA RELEASES PRICING FOR THE CIVIC TYPE R
◾Entry level model comes in at £29,995
◾GT-version costs £32,295, an extra £2,300 for what will be the most popular model
◾PCP pricing set to be under £300 a month
◾Civic Type R expected to hit retail forecourts in July
Honda UK has confirmed that the new and much anticipated Honda Type R will
FORD DELIVERS PERFORMANCE FEAST AT GENEVA: NEW FOCUS RS MAKES PUBLIC DEBUT, PREMIERES FORD GT SUPERCAR IN EUROPE
◾Ford shows the all-new Focus RS and the all-new Ford GT supercar at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show – two performance cars from the new global Ford Performance team
◾Focus RS makes global motor show debut, pioneers Ford Performance All-Wheel-Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring
◾First RS with Launch Co
MOTOGP TEAM BACKER TO TITLE SPONSOR CLIO CUP TEAMS CHAMPION SV RACING IN 2015
2014 Teams Champion SV Racing has attracted major sponsorship from British hero Cal Crutchlow's MotoGP team backer CWM FX for its 2015 Renault UK Clio Cup campaign and in doing so has also signed Ben Seyfried (Yeovil) to partner the previously confirmed Ant Whorton-Eales in its driver line-up.
VOLKSWAGEN PRESENTS FOUR SHOW PREMIERES AT THE 2015 GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW
◾Newly conceptualised Touran, perfected Sharan and new Passat Alltrack make their debuts in Switzerland
◾Sport Coupé Concept GTE – which features an exclusive sports car design and innovative plug-in hybrid drive – shows the way to the future
Wolfsburg/Geneva, 3 March 2015 – The broad and
MASERATI AT THE GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
EXCLUSIVE INTERIORS FOR THE GHIBLI AND QUATTROPORTE, SIGNED BY ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA
Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 – After a year of commercial success and the recent centennial celebrations, Maserati views 2015 as a year of consolidation before the launch of its new models.
In terms of
ZOE'S RANGE EXTENDED TO 149 MILES
◾Best-in-class range for ZOE
◾New 149 mile NEDC range – up 14 per cent
◾R240 electric motor size reduced by 10 per cent
◾Available in the UK later in 2015
The Renault ZOE's range has been extended to a best-in-class 149 miles (240 kilometres) courtesy of a new lighter and more compact 'R240' e
'THE ROAD TO THE WORLD CAR' JOURNEY CONTINUES… TOP THREE IN THE WORLD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN GENEVA
The Road to the World Car journey continues with today's announcement of the Top Three in the World finalists in five award categories at the Geneva International Motor Show.
This announcement continues the countdown for the 2015 World Car Awards (the WCAs) winners' press conference hosted by the
POWER TO SPARE - NISSAN AND ENDESA SIGN PLEDGE TO PROMOTE EUROPE'S FIRST MASS MARKET VEHICLE TO GRID SYSTEM
◾Nissan and Endesa, an Enel Group subsidiary, collaborate on bringing key technologies to market
◾Game-changing technology unlocks the potential of two-way charging and allows customers to reduce costs by selling power from electric vehicle batteries to the grid
◾First step towards integration of
ROAD SAFETY CHARITY URGES SCHOOLS TO JOIN 90,000 LITTLE FEET TAKING PART IN BRAKE'S GIANT WALK
Brake, the road safety charity, is encouraging teachers to register for Brake's Giant Walk, to promote the benefits of walking to school and to help teach road safety. This annual event takes place on Wednesday 10 June 2015, and already 45,000 children from over two hundred schools are registered to
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC. SUPPORTS BJÖRK RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (MoMA)
• Multimedia exhibition dedicated to the creative work of Icelandic singer and artist Björk
• Further element of multi-year partnership of Volkswagen Group of America with MoMA and MoMA PS1
• Launch of augmented audio guide developed in cooperation with Volkswagen experts
The Museum of Modern A
Toyota Motor Sales Reports 13.3 Percent Increase in February
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total February 2015 sales results of 180,467 units, an increase of 13.3 percent from February 2014 on a volume basis.
•Total light trucks set new February record
•Lexus sales up 22 percen
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS FEBRUARY 2015 SALES
• February sales total 25,710 units
• The all-new Golf delivered 3,921 units for the month, marking a 141.6 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous February
• The Golf GTI delivered 1,779 units, a 113% percent increase
• Golf R hits showrooms with 362 delivered
• Jetta sed
BENTLEY UNVEILS BOLD VISIONS OF LUXURY AND PERFORMANCE AT GENEVA
•The EXP 10 Speed 6 concept car showcases a vision of Bentley design and performance
•A suite of attractive design upgrades and features for Continental GT family
•Flying Spur offers even more bespoke four door luxury
(Geneva, Switzerland. 3 March 2015) Bentley unveils the future direc
Toyota Motor Sales Posts 13.3 Percent Increase in February
•Toyota No. 1 brand
•RAV4 sets new February record
•Lexus posts fourth consecutive best-ever month
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported February 2015 sales of 180,467, an increase of 13.3 percent from February 2014 on a volume basis.
Audi U.S. sales in February 2015 rise to record level for 50th consecutive month
•Audi U.S. sales in February rose 5.3%; Year-to-date 2015 sales increased 9.6%
•New Audi A3 and Q3 models continue strong early returns
•Audi Certified pre-owned vehicle sales set 19th straight monthly record
Audi reported that its February 2015 sales increased 5.3% to 11,455 vehicles, a total
GM Truck Sales Climb 36 percent in February
◾Pickup sales up 37 percent and large SUVs up 66 percent
◾Retail sales of small and compact crossovers up 14 percent combined
◾Chevrolet Colorado now the industry's fastest-selling pickup truck
◾Best February sales for GMC in 13 years
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers in
Ford U.S. February Retail Sales Driven by Strong Demand for F-Series, Transit, Explorer and Mustang
•F-Series, America's best-selling truck, posts retail sales increases of 7 percent – driven by all-new F-150; Transit drives 30 percent increase in Ford van sales versus year-ago
•Explorer sales increase 32 percent in February – best in 9 years; Mustang sales up 32 percent, for best performance sin
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS BEST FEBRUARY SALES EVER
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Mar. 3, 2015 – Hyundai Motor America today reported its best February ever, selling 52,505 units for the month, up seven percent versus the same period last year.
'Even the treacherous weather across the country couldn't keep shoppers away from dealerships in Feb
Nissan Group reports February 2015 U.S. sales
NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for February 2015 of 118,436 units, up 2.7 percent year-over-year and a February record.
•Nissan Division also set a February record with 106,777 sales, an increase of 1.1 percent.
KIA RACING PRIVATEER EFFORT EXPANDS TO THREE FULL-SEASON KIA FORTE KOUP ENTRIES IN TOURING CAR FOR 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON
2014 Rookie of the Year and defending Touring Car A (TC-A) Driver Champion Jason Wolfe returns for his second season with Kinetic Motorsports to pilot No. 36 Richard Wolfe Trucking Kia Forte Koup
•Wolfe's phenomenal rookie season helped Kia win the 2014 TC-A Manufacturer Championship and ear
Record sales drive Volvo Car Group to a solid 2.2 billion SEK profit in 2014
Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) has reported a 17.4 per cent increase in operating profit for 2014 to 2,252 MSEK, compared to 1,919 MSEK in 2013, as record sales cleared the way for the company to continue investing in its global transformation. Revenue for the year was 129,959 MSEK, up from 122,245 MS
Lotus Evora 400 debuts at the Geneva Motorshow
• Fastest and most powerful production Lotus ever
• Lighter and more efficient than before
• Legendary benchmark Lotus handling
• Unveiled today by Tun Dr Mahathir, Chairman of Lotus, Dato Harith, CEO of PROTON and Jean-Marc Gales, Lotus CEO.
Lotus Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Marc Gales
JAGUAR LAND ROVER REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR FEBRUARY 2015
◾Jaguar Land Rover U.S. February sales increase 14percent for best February since 2003
◾Land Rover up 23 percent to set new U.S. February sales record on growth of Range Rover family vehicles
◾Three Land Rover models: Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Sport and Range Rover each have best ever U.S. F
GHOSN OUTLINES VISION FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVE TECHNOLOGY, WELCOMES COMPETITION IN EVS
BARCELONA – Autonomous Drive is a 'megatrend' that will transform our cars and make them far safer, Carlos Ghosn told a major technology conference on Monday.
'All carmakers are developing this technology because it will make cars safer,' Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault Nissan Allia
FORD BROADENS OUTREACH TO WOMEN MILITARY VETERANS WITH WORKSHOPS TO HELP EASE TRANSITION BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE
◾Ford collaborating with National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. to address challenges women face as they leave the military
◾Freedom's Sisters REBOOT Workshop is a free, three-week course for up to 25 women veterans in the Los Angeles area
◾New program builds on Ford's long support of veteran
KIA MOTORS AMERICA'S FEBRUARY SALES UP 6.8 PERCENT
Sedona Sales Up Five Times Over Same Period Last Year;
Annual Sales Up 5.2 Percent
IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported February sales of 44,030 vehicles, up 6.8 percent over the same period last year. Kia's strong start in 2015 continu
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS RECORD FEBRUARY SALES
◾Record February - monthly sales increase 18.5 percent over February 2014
◾39th consecutive month of year-over-year growth
◾Best February ever for Forester, WRX/STI, Legacy, Outback and XV Crosstrek
◾21 percent increase YTD over 2014
◾Legacy 55 percent increase YTD over 2014
◾19th consecutive m
MITSUBISHI MOTORS REPORTS BEST FEBRUARY SALES RESULTS IN SEVEN YEARS
◾12th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases
◾Total sales up 26 percent from last February
◾Best February sales month since 2008
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) experienced another strong month with February 2015 vehicle sales of 7,533 units, a 26 percent sales increas
MERCEDES-BENZ POSTS BEST-EVER FEBRUARY SALES VOLUME WITH 23,616 UNITS
MBUSA delivers 6% year-to-date sales growth at 52,365
March 03, 2015 - MONTVALE, N.J. -- Mercedes-Benz today reported the highest February sales in its history with 23,616 units, up 4.5% from the 22,609 vehicles sold in February 2014. Sprinter Vans was up 17.9% at 1,675, combining
MAZDA REPORTS FEBRUARY SALES
IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported February U.S. sales of 25,650 vehicles, representing an increase of 5.4 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through February are up 6.4 percent versus last year, with 45,921 vehicles sold.
PORSCHE REPORTS FEBRUARY 2015 SALES
U.S. Porsche dealers sell 3,202 vehicles in February
Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, t
VOLVO ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY SALES
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (March 3, 2015) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 4,012 units, a 0.5 percent increase versus February 2014. Year-to-date sales are up 0.3 percent over the first two months of 2014.
The top seller for the month was the XC60 crossover with 1,95
BMW GROUP U.S. REPORTS FEBRUARY 2015 SALES
◾BMW brand up 14.5 percent, sets February sales record
◾MINI brand sales up 51.3 percent
◾BMW Motorcycle sales decrease 12.0 percent
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 3, 2015… Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold i
DIVERSE LINEUP OF LIGHT TRUCKS AND SUB-COMPACTS LEADS AMERICAN HONDA FEBRUARY 2015 SALES INCREASE
◾Acura trucks set new February benchmark, with a 12.5 percent gain on sales of 8,415
◾Honda Fit sets new February record, rising 81 percent on sales of 5,652 units
◾Honda Pilot has February to remember, with sales up 82.7 percent
Mar 3, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- American Honda Motor Co.
SUBARU AMERICA PARTNERS WITH THE STUDENT SPACEFLIGHT EXPERIMENTS PROGRAM TO AID ADVANCED EDUCATION FOR SCHOOLS IN NEED
Subaru Continues to Help the Scientists, Astronauts and Engineers of Tomorrow through Renewed Two Year Commitment
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America today announced its continued commitment to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP), through a two-year national part
FCA US LLC REPORTS FEBRUARY 2015 U.S. SALES INCREASED 6 PERCENT; BEST FEBRUARY SALES SINCE 2007
◾59th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
◾Jeep brand records best February sales ever; Jeep Patriot records best sales month ever
◾Dodge Challenger sales up 42 percent; best February sales ever
◾Chrysler 200 sales up 31 percent; best February sales ever
◾Nine FCA US vehicles achieve
GOODYEAR CONCEPT TIRES OFFER A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE
Visionary tire technologies showcased at Geneva Motor Show
GENEVA, Switzerland, March 3, 2015 -- Two groundbreaking concept tires unveiled by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company at this week's 85th Geneva International Motor Show could radically change the role of car tires in the fu
QUAKER STATE TO SUPPORT HYUNDAI SHELL WORLD RALLY TEAM AT 2015 RALLY MEXICO
MARCH 2, 2015 - Quaker State will support the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team during the third round of FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) set in the alluring mountains of Guanajuato, Mexico. Between March 5th and March 8th, 2015, Quaker State will be featured on the Hyundai i20 WRC cars, as w
World Challenge with six Audi teams
•Season of North America's major GT racing series to open in Austin
•Six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars pitted against 25 rivals from ten marques
•Support by Audi Sport customer racing North America
The Pirelli World Challenge in North America has evolved into one of the best-filled GT racing series in
MECUM ROGERS' CLASSIC CAR MUSEUM AUCTION RESULTS
Feb. 27-28 Auction Hammers $9.5 Million in Sales to Benefit Arts and Education
Walworth, Wis. – March 3, 2015 – Mecum's offering of Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection of 230 cars brought standing-room-only crowds of more than 3,000 bidders and spectators this past weekend. The
Audi and AT&T to wirelessly connect 2016 model year vehicles
•Connected Audi models are: A3, S3, Q3, A4, S4, allroad, A5, S5, Q5, SQ5, A6, S6, A7, S7, RS7, TT, TTS, A8, and S8
•High-speed connectivity supports enhanced traffic information, over-the-air map updates, social media and mobile app integration, as well as Internet radio
•Audi and AT&T will offer
NEW QOROS CEO PRESENTS INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF NEW CITY SUV AT 85TH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW
Shanghai, 3rd March 2015 – Chinese car brand, Qoros, made a major impact at the 85th Annual Geneva Motor Show. New Chief Executive Officer Phil Murtaugh announced the brand's plans for 2015, and presented the international premiere of the Qoros 3 City SUV and QorosQloud 2.0 – its ground-break
Buick Avenir And Legendary Y-Job Concept Cars Star At Amelia Concours Design Seminar
Buick's new Avenir concept car made its surprise debut at the North American International Auto Show on January 11th. On Friday, March 13, 2015 the Avenir (French for future) and the first concept car, Buick's 1938 Y-Job, will take center stage at the 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance's THE DESIGN DNA OF ICONIC CARS seminar.
EXP 10 Speed 6 - A Vision Of Bentley Design And Performance
Bentley Motors is showing the future direction of luxury and performance with the EXP 10 Speed 6 at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The concept is a British interpretation of a high performance two seater sportscar using modern automotive design, highly skilled handcrafting, the finest materials and advanced performance technology.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Brings Serenity To The 2015 Geneva International Motor Show
'Celebrating the historical role played by silk as a symbol of ultimate elegance, the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bespoke Design team has created a magnificent one-off Phantom which will set a new benchmark for luxury individualisation in the motor industry, and reaffirm that Bespoke is Rolls-Royce.' Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Sport Coupé Concept GTE Makes World Debut At The Geneva Auto Show
Volkswagen will debut the Sport Coupé Concept GTE at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show, heralding a new and progressive Volkswagen design language. 'Evolution and revolution come together in the Sport Coupé Concept GTE. This concept is based on Volkswagen design DNA, which has been visibly sharpened even more. It shows how the highest-volume brand of our Group is shaping the immediate future,' says Walter de Silva, Head of Design of Volkswagen AG.
The Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce: the purest essence of a Lamborghini Super Sports Car
With increased power, lower weight, improved aerodynamics and innovative technologies the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce is the most pure incarnation of a Lamborghini to date: unmistakable Lamborghini super sports car DNA, dynamic superiority and exceptional driving precision.
World Première Of The 450th And Final Veyron, The Grand Sport Vitesse 'La Finale'
The curtain rises on an icon! At the Geneva International Motor Show, Bugatti is celebrating the Veyron, the fastest production supercar in the world whose performance has captivated legions of fans around the world since its launch ten years ago. The Veyron is limited to 450 units, which have now all been sold.
NORRA BRINGS BACK HISTORIC 'OFFICIAL PHOTO' BACKDROP FOR 2015 GENERAL TIRE MEXICAN 1000
-- Team Photo To Be Part of Rally's Technical Inspection --
(Agua Dulce, California) -- Back in the earliest days of Baja off-road racing, the National Off-Road Racing Association's (NORRA) organization and its officials made it a tradition to take a picture of each and every entr
McLAREN GT CONFIRMS YOUNG DRIVER PROGRAMME DETAILS FOR 2015 SEASON
Further to the recent announcement regarding the launch of the Young Driver Programme, it has now been confirmed that McLaren GT rookies Andrew Watson (Northern Ireland, 19) and Ross Wylie (Scotland, 23) will contest the Avon Tyres British GT Championship. The pair will line up with McLaren GT custo
Toyota Sienna Van and RAV4 Compact SUV: All-Wheel-Drive Cures for the Winter Blues
•Sienna: The Only All-Wheel-Drive Minivan in the Segment
•AMCI Certified Testing of Sienna and RAV4 Reveals Significant AWD Benefits
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 2, 2015) – Through ice and snow, Toyota continues to go places. Long, harsh winters can be a bit more bearable when drivers of fami
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Ducati Partner to Offer Special Fan Experience and Ticket Package
MONTEREY, Calif., March 2, 2015 – Ducati enthusiasts across North America will flock to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round July 17-19, 2015. They will be cheering on their favorite Ducati riders and celebrating the third annual
VOLKSWAGEN – THE INNOVATION THINK TANK: WORLD LEADER IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT WITH INVESTMENT TOTALING €11.5 BILLION
• Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn: 'Volkswagen is positioning itself at the forefront of automotive change with 'Future Tracks''
• Focus on electromobility and the digitalization of vehicles, factories and retail
• 46,000 researchers and developers and over 10,000 IT experts at Volkswagen are working
INFINITI Q60 CONCEPT DEBUTS IN EUROPE
◾Infiniti's vision for a future sports coupe
◾Unique proposition of striking styling and high-performance powertrain in a premium package
◾Previews new family of powerful and efficient engines
Hong Kong/Geneva – Exuding high performance and sport dynamics, Infiniti's Q60 Concept makes it
STYLISH AND CAPABLE: INFINITI QX30 CONCEPT DEBUTS IN GENEVA
◾Infiniti's precursor to a premium compact crossover
◾Sharp design, rugged looks and command sitting make QX30 Concept the ideal urban explorer
◾Hints at a full range of powertrains to suit every need
Hong Kong/Geneva – Infiniti has revealed the stylish and highly capable QX30 Concept, t
SUBARU 'SHARE THE LOVE' DONATIONS REACH $50 MILLION
◾Subaru generates $15 million in charitable donations in the seventh annual 'Share the Love' event
◾$50 million donated to charities over the last seven years
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it has donated $15 million to national and local charities in its 201
KEEGAN KINCAID WINS STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS CLIPSAL 500 FINALE IN ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA
ADELAIDE, South Australia (March 1, 2015) – Second-generation off-road racing expert Keegan Kincaid captured his first Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Stadium Super Trucks street circuit win in convincing fashion Sunday in the finale of the Toyo Tires SST race on the temporary street ci
SUBARU DRIVER DAVID HIGGINS OVERCOMES TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS TO WIN THE 2015 RALLY OF THE 100 ACRE WOOD
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew took their second straight win of the 2015 Rally America Championship season driving their 2015 Subaru WRX STI to victory at a snow and ice laden Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. The typically high-speed Salem
NEW GMC CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES THE ART OF PRECISION
Features entire showroom for the first time since 'Professional Grade' debut
DETROIT – Precision can be the difference between winning and losing, or that element that separates ordinary from a cut above. GMC today unveiled 'Precision,' an advertising campaign promoting the brand'
INCREASED RECALL COMPLETION RATES WILL SAVE LIVES AND PREVENT INJURIES
Stephanie Erdman was seriously injured by a Takata airbag inflator in a 2002 Honda Civic. Rick Schostek is Executive Vice President of Honda North America, Inc.
Our first meeting was a little awkward, taking place just moments before we both testified before a U.S. Senate committee investigating
FORMULA 1 RACER JOINS NISSAN'S LE MANS CHALLENGE
◾Max Chilton moves from F1 to P1 for full FIA World Endurance Championship season
◾YouTube star Alex Buncombe completes the line-up for the third Nissan LM P1 car at Le Mans
LONDON – Former F1 racer Max Chilton and Nissan regular Alex Buncombe have completed Nissan's squad of nine drivers for t
VOLVO CARS' CONNECTED CAR PROGRAM DELIVERS PIONEERING VISION OF SAFETY AND CONVENIENCE
• Volvo Cars is exploring the potential safety, convenience and societal benefits of the connected car
• A pilot fleet of 1,000 cars will run on Swedish and Norwegian roads this year
• Reveals vision of how Volvo Cars can lead in making the connected car a positive social force
• Sharing anonymiz
FORD DONATES ITS INNOVATION PARK DISPLAY FROM NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW TO BENEFIT LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
◾ Innovation Park, Ford's sustainable display from the 2015 North American International Auto Show, lives on to benefit local organizations
◾Ford donates elements of the display to Detroit's Belle Isle Park and to North Star Reach, a nonprofit organization that provides a year-round camp for childr
MECUM TO OFFER UNPRECEDENTED COLLECTION OF AMERICAN-BUILT MOTORCYCLES
The E.J. Cole Collection – Representing 50 Years of American Motorcycle Treasure March 20-21 in Las Vegas
Walworth, Wis. – Feb. 27, 2014 – Mecum Auctions will present the E.J. Cole Collection at auction this March 20-21, 2015 at South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas.
WORLD CHALLENGE WITH SIX AUDI TEAMS
◾Season of North America's major GT racing series to open in Austin
◾Six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars pitted against 25 rivals from ten marques
◾Support by Audi Sport customer racing North America
Ingolstadt, March 2, 2015 – The Pirelli World Challenge in North America has evolved into one of
2016 ACURA RLX ADDS ACURAWATCH™ AND OTHER ENHANCEMENTS TO ELEVATE PREMIUM SOPHISTICATION AND VALUE
◾AcuraWatch™ expands scope and content of safety and driver assistive technologies
◾Chassis tuning enhances ride quality; 19-inch wheels with new bright finish standard on all trims
◾Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) unchanged
Mar 2, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- With the most co
FORD SMART MOBILITY PLAN EXPANDED AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS WITH ELECTRIC BIKE EXPERIMENT FOR CONNECTED URBAN JOURNEYS
◾Ford expands its Ford Smart Mobility plan at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; announces Handle on Mobility prototype electric bicycle (e-bike) experiment
◾Supported by a prototype journey-planning app, Handle on Mobility explores the integration of e-bikes for commuters and commercial users wit
FORMULA E TAKES TO THE STREETS OF GENEVA
- Law change to pave way for potential Swiss ePrix
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (March 1 2015) – Swiss fans got the chance to see the Formula E car in action for the first ever time when the fully-electric single-seater drove through the streets of Geneva.
The event, organised by Formula
March 1, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 2,211 cars globally to replace fuel-delivery components that may leak.
An FCA US dealer alerted the Company to a possible fuel leak following a pre-delivery vehicle inspection. These components had pa
CADILLAC ATS-V.R READY FOR RACE DEBUT
O'Connell and Pilgrim back, new Pace Car
DETROIT - Cadillac Racing is ready to debut the all-new Cadillac ATS-V.R race car in the opening round of the Pirelli World Challenge Series at the Circuit of the America's in Austin, Texas, March 6-8.
The ATS-V.R is the racing extension o
MOPAR AND DODGE SUPPORT SPORTS CAR RACERS IN THE TRANS AM SERIES
◾Mopar and Dodge brands confirm contingency program for all Dodge Viper ACR-X vehicles competing in Trans Am 3 International Group (TA3i) class of SCCA sanctioned 2015 Trans Am Road Racing Series
◾Mopar and Dodge brands also will lend their support to two Dodge Challenger entries fielded by back-to
E.J. VISO WINS STADIUM SUPER TRUCK RACE 1 AT CLIPSAL 500 IN ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA
ADELAIDE, South Australia (February 27, 2015) – E.J. Viso won the first SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by Traxxas race of 2015 in convincing fashion as 10 SST Traxxas trucks took the green flag at the Clipsal 500 in Victoria Park on Friday morning.
Veteran Off-Road competitor Rob
MINI at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show 2015
The British premium brand MINI is presented at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show with new diversity in its model program and fresh accents for individual style and extreme driving fun. The new models on show further extend the breadth of the MINI experience, characterised by strikingly expressive design, a
HONDA FCV CONCEPT POINTS TO FORTHCOMING ‘HYDROGEN SOCIETY'
◾Demonstrates evolution of next-generation fuel cell vehicle
◾Previews production fuel cell vehicle due to launch in 2016
◾Part of Honda's contribution to the forthcoming 'hydrogen energy society'
◾Continues an unrivalled track record in fuel cell vehicle development
The Honda FCV CONCEPT, unv
HONDA HOSTS EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW AHEAD OF 2015 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW PREMIERES
◾Honda previews flagship performance models on the eve of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show
◾New Civic Type R and new NSX production cars displayed ahead of their respective world and European premieres
◾2015 McLaren-Honda Formula 1 racer presented by Jenson Button ahead of season opener in Australia
HONDA NSX SUPERCAR MAKES EUROPEAN DEBUT
◾All-new model delivers a ground-breaking 'New Sports eXperience'
◾Designed from a clean-sheet with an 'Interwoven Dynamic' exterior design and uncompromising focus on driver control, visibility and packaging inside
◾New all-wheel drive hybrid powertrain is the most technologically-advanced in the
THE NEW PASSAT IS 'CAR OF THE YEAR 2015'
Coveted honour as Europe's 'Car of the Year' goes to the eighth generation of the best-seller
Wolfsburg/Geneva, 2 March 2015 – Europe's 'Car of the Year 2015' is a Volkswagen: the new Passat wins the prestigious award, which is presented every year by the international 'Car of the
THE ULTIMATE BARN FIND
The last original Aston Martin DBS to come off the production line has been found in a barn in Surrey and will be auctioned by international auctioneers COYS in London on March 10th.
The car was discovered by Chris Routledge, the Managing Partner of the auction house, and is one of the features o
JENNINGS LEADS IRISH NATIONAL TARMAC RALLY SERIES IN KUMHO-SHOD IMPREZA AFTER FIRST ROUND
The 2013 Irish Rally Champion, Garry Jennings, heads the points after round one of the 2015 national series, despite not winning the event outright. The fact is, though he brought his Kumho-shod Subaru Impreza WRC S12B home 38.7 seconds behind the Ford Focus WRC of his old adversary Donagh Kelly on
FORD AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS LAUNCHES APP THAT ENABLES DRIVERS TO CHARGE ELECTRIC VEHICLES FROM THEIR SMARTPHONE
◾Ford announces at Mobile World Congress MyFord Mobile smartphone app and website for Europe, enables drivers to remotely manage charging electric vehicles
◾Drivers can use MyFord Mobile to check vehicle range and ensure the car is ready at a set date and time – with a specified cabin temperature
CITROËN AND LÓPEZ BEGIN TITLE DEFENCE IN ARGENTINA
After amassing 17 race wins and two world titles in their very first season in the competition, the Citroën Total team are about to start a brand new FIA WTCC campaign. The first round takes place in Argentina, the home country of World Champion Pechito López. Four official C-Elysée WTCCs will be c
SKY-HIGH ROUND FOR THE DS 3 WRCS
After the icy tarmac and frozen, snow-covered gravel of the first two rounds of the season, the World Rally Championship makes a dramatic change of scene in Mexico. At close to 2,800 metres above sea level, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team will tackle the gravel stages in hot conditions.
MAZDA TO PLAY STARRING ROLE AT MILAN DESIGN WEEK
◾Mazda sponsoring, exhibiting at April design spectacle in Milan's Brera district
◾Modern KODO design meets furniture and fashion at new company venue in Milan
Milan / Leverkusen, 2 March 2015. Carrying on its custom of horizon-expanding initiatives, Mazda is to be a main sponsor of the B