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  • Gooding & Company's Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $106 Million Gooding & Company's Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $106 Million

    Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, realized more than $106 million at its Pebble Beach Auctions over the weekend. During the two-day sale, the auction house sold 107 of 121 lots, which resulted in an 88% sale rate, with an average price of $990,699 per car and an impressive 30 cars sold for over $1 million. Auction records were broken throughout the weekend festivities, as new benchmarks in automotive excellence were set for 16 cars including a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider, a 1955 Aston Martin DB3S and a 1956 Maserati 250F, among others.
  • RM Auctions Raises The Bar With More Than $143 Million In Sales In Monterey RM Auctions Raises The Bar With More Than $143 Million In Sales In Monterey

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, celebrated its 35th anniversary in the collector car hobby on the weekend with its best performance to date: $143.4 million in sales with a strong 91 percent sell-through at its flagship Monterey, California sale. Held during the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance weekend, the event ranks as the highest grossing collector car auction of all time, breaking the previous record set by RM in 2013. In addition, the sale also established a new benchmark for a single-day collector car auction, realizing more than $88 million during just four hours of lively bidding at its Saturday session.
  • RM AUCTIONS RAISES THE BAR WITH MORE THAN $143 MILLION IN SALES IN MONTEREY  RM AUCTIONS RAISES THE BAR WITH MORE THAN $143 MILLION IN SALES IN MONTEREY

    • RM Auctions sets a new collector car auction benchmark with a record $143.4 million in sales at its flagship Monterey, California event; Saturday session achieves $88 million in just four hours
    • Auction proves quality counts with 91 percent of lots sold
    • Thirty-five lots achieve individual mi
  • 2014 Pebble Beach Concours Best of Show 2014 Pebble Beach Concours Best of Show

    The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance awarded Best of Show honors to a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, WA. This was the first time in the event's 65-year history that this honor has been bestowed upon a Ferrari and the first time since 1968 a post-war car has taken top honors.

    The car was originally owned by film director Roberto Rossellini and began its life as a Pininfarina-bodied competition Spyder. After it was involved in an accident, the chassis was sent to Carrozzeria Scaglietti in Modena to receive a replacement body.

    The car's next care-taker was Mario Savona of Palermo, followed by Charles Robert of Paris. The current owner had the car restored in 1995, after being found in an underground garage in a Paris suburb.

    Follow the link for more photos of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours Best of Show.
  • 2015 SUBARU LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES EARN 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARDS  2015 SUBARU LEGACY AND OUTBACK VEHICLES EARN 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARDS

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the all-new 2015 Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback as a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+.

    The redesigned Subaru Legacy achieved the highest possible rating of 'good' in th
  • Gooding & Company's Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $106 Million  Gooding & Company's Two-Day Pebble Beach Auctions Realizes More Than $106 Million

    30 cars sell above $1 million
    16 new auction records set for Ferrari, Aston Martin and Porsche marques

    Pebble Beach, Calif. (August 18, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, realized m
  • THE NEW JAGUAR XE: OFFERING ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY  THE NEW JAGUAR XE: OFFERING ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY

    ◾ All-new Jaguar InControl® infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen*
    ◾InControl Remote™ enables smartphone control of functions such as door unlocking and engine start
    ◾InControl Apps™ allows users to access Apple and Android smartphone apps through the vehicle touchscreen*
    ◾Optional Wi-Fi co
  • 2014 ABARTH TRACK EXPERIENCE REVS UP FOR ANOTHER ROUND  2014 ABARTH TRACK EXPERIENCE REVS UP FOR ANOTHER ROUND

    ◾Three new stops added to the 2014 Abarth Track Experience to meet increased customer demand
    ◾Abarth Track Experience offers professional driving instruction sessions to Fiat 500 Abarth owners
    ◾Customers learn to enhance their driving skills on the street and track
    ◾Drivers at the fall Abarth
  • INFINITI RED BULL RACING AFTER THE SUMMER BREAK: GAME ON  INFINITI RED BULL RACING AFTER THE SUMMER BREAK: GAME ON

    FRANCORCHAMPS, Stavelot, Belgium – Yep, here we are, back from the summer break and raring to go. Formula One kicks off again this week, and rather than a gentle warm up to get back into the rhythm of things, we're straight off to the Belgian Grand Prix at the fearsome Spa-Francorchamps – whe
  • HONDA ACCORD AND CR-V ARE AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CAR AND SUV WITH RETAIL CAR BUYERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2014  HONDA ACCORD AND CR-V ARE AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR CAR AND SUV WITH RETAIL CAR BUYERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2014

    ◾Retail car buyers choose Accord more than any other car in America1
    ◾CR-V builds on ten years as the most popular, best-selling SUV in America2
    ◾Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey each post segment-leading retail results at the halfway mark of 20141

    08/19/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- With th
  • SEBASTIEN BUEMI TOPS FINAL FORMULA E TEST AT DONINGTON PARK  SEBASTIEN BUEMI TOPS FINAL FORMULA E TEST AT DONINGTON PARK

    e.dams-Renault driver leads the way ahead of season opener in Beijing

    DONINGTON PARK, UK (August 19 2014) – Sebastien Buemi (e.dams-Renault) set the fastest time on the final day of pre-season testing at Donington Park ahead of the opening round of the all-electric FIA Formula E C
  • BUILDING GREENER PASTURES: TOYOTA TAPS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN FIRM CORGAN FOR NEW NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS

    Plano, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 – It's official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota's lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

    'After a search that included some of the finest architectural firms in the world, we are thrilled to welcom
  • BMW TEAM RLL – OAK TREE GRAND PRIX AT VIR PREVIEW  BMW TEAM RLL – OAK TREE GRAND PRIX AT VIR PREVIEW

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 19, 2014 . . . Up next for BMW Team RLL is the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round at Virginia International Raceway, in Alton, Virginia, on August 24th – Round 9 of the 11-race 2014 season. The weekend will feature Grand Touring cars in a 2.75-hour standalo
  • MAZDA RACER LIAM DWYER READY TO RACE AGAIN  MAZDA RACER LIAM DWYER READY TO RACE AGAIN

    U.S. Marine Staff Sargent Seeking To Repeat Lime Rock Win

    August 19, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) – When Hollywood scripts a racing movie, they tend to go overboard. Having an injured U.S. Marine Staff Sargent winning a professional race, in only his second start, just miles from where he grew u
  • INSPIRATION À LA INFINITI  INSPIRATION À LA INFINITI

    HONG KONG – Style and substance that push any preconceived limits.

    Soon, Infiniti will share a vision – its soul – on a scale not seen before from the company.

    For now, this. For more −

    À bientôt.

    About Infiniti
    Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong wi
  • FORD NOW LEADS SALES CONSIDERATION WITH MILLENNIALS  FORD NOW LEADS SALES CONSIDERATION WITH MILLENNIALS

    ◾Renewed interest in utility vehicles helping Ford sales consideration among younger buyers
    ◾Beginning in 2012, Ford surpassed other manufacturers to become the No. 1 brand first considered by millennial buyers
    ◾Millennial sales consideration for Ford moves from fourth place in 2008 to first plac
  • Ferrari 250 GTO Achieves $38,115,000 Ferrari 250 GTO Achieves $38,115,000

    The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta has become the most valuable car in history to be sold at auction when it realized $38,115,000 (£22,843,633 or €28,528,626) at Bonhams' Quail Lodge Auction in Carmel, California.
  • Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions Saturday Sale Realizes More Than $60.4 Million Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions Saturday Sale Realizes More Than $60.4 Million

    Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, realized more than $60.4 million during the first of its two evening auctions at Pebble Beach this year. Celebrated for its world-class automotive auctions and record-breaking results, the auction house sold 59 of 64 lots, which resulted in a 92% sale rate and an impressive average price of $ $1,024,091 per car. Adding to the weekend festivities, 10 auction records were surpassed at Gooding & Company's Saturday Sale. New benchmarks were set, including a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider, a 1955 Aston Martin DB3S and 1967 Mazda Cosmo 110 Sport, a newly trending marque.
  • McQueen Ferrari Smashes Record At RM's Saturday Monterey Session McQueen Ferrari Smashes Record At RM's Saturday Monterey Session

    One of the most highly anticipated lots of Monterey Car Week, the ex-Steve McQueen 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, entered the history books on Saturday night, selling for a record $10,175,000 at RM's flagship Monterey sale.

    Delivered new to Hollywood and motoring icon Steve McQueen on the set of Bullitt, the 275 GTB/4 spurred a spirited contest between bidders in the room and on the phone, more than tripling the previous auction record for the model.
  • The All-Electric All-Performance Saleen FOURSIXTEEN The All-Electric All-Performance Saleen FOURSIXTEEN

    From the same automotive performance brand that brought the true American Supercar, the S7, Saleen has once again set precedence for a vehicle of epic proportions. The Tesla Model S based Saleen FOÚRSIXTEEN performance electric car was shown for the first time at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

    'Tesla has created an entirely new class of American automobile', explained Steve Saleen. 'There are many similarities to this and how Ford created the 'pony car' class in 1964 with the Mustang, which is how these vehicles stand out from the rest of the pack.'
  • MCQUEEN FERRARI SMASHES RECORD AT RM'S SATURDAY MONTEREY SESSION  MCQUEEN FERRARI SMASHES RECORD AT RM'S SATURDAY MONTEREY SESSION

    • Ferraris dominate RM's Saturday sale: 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 delivered new to King of Cool Steve McQueen garners $10,175,000; 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale realizes $26,400,000
    • 21 vehicles achieve seven figures during Saturday sale session
    • Official results to be posted online at www.rmauct
  • Ferrari 250 GTO Achieves $38,115,000  Ferrari 250 GTO Achieves $38,115,000

    A New World Auction Record At Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale

    Carmel, California – Thursday, 14 August 2014 – The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta has become the most valuable car in history to be sold at auction when it realized $38,115,000 (£22,843,633 or €28,528,626) moments ago at Bonha
  • Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions Saturday Sale Realizes More Than $60.4 Million  Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions Saturday Sale Realizes More Than $60.4 Million

    17 cars sell above the $1 million mark
    10 new auction records set for marques including Ferrari, Aston Martin and Mazda

    Pebble Beach, Calif. (August 17, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, realized more than $6
  • Ferrari 250 LM Leads Series of Million-Dollar-Plus Sales at RM's Friday Monterey Session  Ferrari 250 LM Leads Series of Million-Dollar-Plus Sales at RM's Friday Monterey Session

    • RM kicks off 2014 Monterey auction with 15 individual million-dollar-plus sales
    • Top-seller: 1964 Ferrari 250 LM, certified by Ferrari Classiche, brings $11,550,000
    • Additional highlights include a 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype for $6,930,000 and two Mercedes-Benz models which set new auct
  • Sports and Muscle in Monterey! Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, and Ford Mustang Boss 429 Saturdays Top Sellers at Russo and Steele's Monterey Auction Event!  Sports and Muscle in Monterey! Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, and Ford Mustang Boss 429 Saturdays Top Sellers at Russo and Steele's Monterey Auction Event!

    Monterey, California (August 16, 2014) – Following a great first day at our Monterey auction that generated outstanding early results of more than 1.2 million in sales, and an average sale price $52,010, which more than doubled last year's efforts, Russo and Steele built further excitement an
  • A TIMELESS ENDEAVOUR : Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion  A TIMELESS ENDEAVOUR : Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    There are many elements that contribute to the mystique of vintage motor racing, but famous names of drivers from the past transcend all else. At today's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Sir Stirling Moss, one of the sport's greatest drivers and most recognizable names, made a stir as an honored
  • Audi returns as a sponsor of the 66th Emmy® Awards for the fourth consecutive year  Audi returns as a sponsor of the 66th Emmy® Awards for the fourth consecutive year

    Emmys '#OffScript' content campaign starring actor, writer and comedian Fred Armisen debuts August 18 featuring the all-new Audi Q3 across NBCUniversal networks
    Spots include cameos by Krysten Ritter, JB Smoove and Norm Macdonald and will offer exclusive social media content during the Emmy Awards
  • ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPÉ WATERSPEED COLLECTION ARRIVES AT NORTH AMERICA'S PRE-EMINENT AUTOMOTIVE WEEKEND  ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPÉ WATERSPEED COLLECTION ARRIVES AT NORTH AMERICA'S PRE-EMINENT AUTOMOTIVE WEEKEND

    15 August 2014, Woodcliff Lake, NJ : The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection, which was conceived to celebrate Sir Malcolm Campbell's act of setting a new world water-speed record in 1937, has made its North American debut following its presentation at The Quail, A Motors
  • Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record  Tundra Drivers Make History. Break NASCAR Record

    Toyota Earns Longest String of Victories (by One Manufacturer) in Series' 19-Year History

    August 14, 2014 : It began when Erik Jones captured the checkered flag at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 8, 2013. It concluded when Darrell Wallace Jr. picked up a first-place trophy
  • BMW DELIVERS FIRST BMW i8 SPORTS CARS IN THE U.S. AT PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE  BMW DELIVERS FIRST BMW i8 SPORTS CARS IN THE U.S. AT PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE

    Chef Thomas Keller, Roger Penske and Rick Hendrick Among the First to Take Delivery of the Revolutionary BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid.

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 15, 2014… Today, BMW delivered the first plug-in hybrid BMW i8 sport cars at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the world's pr
  • A MEETING OF LEGENDS IN CALIFORNIA: BUGATTI PRESENTS ALL SIX MODELS FROM ITS 'LES LÉGENDES DE BUGATTI' EDITION  A MEETING OF LEGENDS IN CALIFORNIA: BUGATTI PRESENTS ALL SIX MODELS FROM ITS 'LES LÉGENDES DE BUGATTI' EDITION

    ◾One-off presentation of all six Bugatti Legends at the Monterey Car Week
    ◾Successful Legends: the whole edition is sold out
    ◾Bugatti Legends are valued collectors' items

    Monterey / Molsheim, 15 August 2014. When thousands of automobile enthusiasts arrive in Monterey, California to
  • 50 YEARS OF FORD MUSTANG CONTINUES WITH MUSTANG ALLEY AT ANNUAL WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE AND MUSTANG MEMORIES  50 YEARS OF FORD MUSTANG CONTINUES WITH MUSTANG ALLEY AT ANNUAL WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE AND MUSTANG MEMORIES

    ◾Annual Mustang Alley attraction at Woodward Dream Cruise to feature more than a thousand classic Ford Mustangs from all 50 years of the world's favorite pony car, at 9 Mile Road in Ferndale, Michigan
    ◾Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development, and Dave Pericak, Mustang chief
  • MINI TAKES THE STATES COMES TO A CLOSE AFTER AN EPIC CROSS-COUNTRY JOURNEY  MINI TAKES THE STATES COMES TO A CLOSE AFTER AN EPIC CROSS-COUNTRY JOURNEY

    Close to 4,000 MINI Owners and 154 pets participated in the 5,142-mile rally across America's heartland

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 15, 2014…MINI TAKES THE STATES (MTTS) 2014 is now part of MINI folklore and what an epic adventure it was for all the motorers who participated. The
  • PROJECT 'HOME RALLY RECONCILIATION' – VOLKSWAGEN HAS BIG PLANS FOR THEIR WRC HOME RALLY IN GERMANY  PROJECT 'HOME RALLY RECONCILIATION' – VOLKSWAGEN HAS BIG PLANS FOR THEIR WRC HOME RALLY IN GERMANY

    ◾World championship match points for Volkswagen in the drivers', co-drivers' and manufacturers' standings
    ◾Volkswagen drivers hungry for home success at first asphalt rally of the year
    ◾VIP guests Baumgartner, Maffay and Co to visit world championship spectacle in Trier

    Back home with a score t
  • JAGUAR TO REVEAL U.S. SPEC F-TYPE PROJECT 7 VEHICLE AT PEBBLE BEACH  JAGUAR TO REVEAL U.S. SPEC F-TYPE PROJECT 7 VEHICLE AT PEBBLE BEACH

    ◾Named in honor of seven Jaguar wins at Le Mans, the F-TYPE Project 7 is a road-legal two-seater inspired by the Jaguar D-Type
    ◾Created by the Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) team, F-TYPE Project 7 will be a limited production vehicle
    ◾Powered by a 575hp 5.0 liter supercharged V
  • TOYOTA PROVIDES FREE PUBLIC WI-FI AT SIX CITY AND STATE PARKS  TOYOTA PROVIDES FREE PUBLIC WI-FI AT SIX CITY AND STATE PARKS

    Public-Private Partnership Provides Millions of Visitors Opportunity to Connect at Select Parks

    LOS ANGELES (August 14, 2014) – The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks today announced that, thanks to Toyota and American Park Network, free public Wi-Fi is now ava
  • GOODWOOD REVIVAL BRINGS STONEHENGE TO WEST SUSSEX!  GOODWOOD REVIVAL BRINGS STONEHENGE TO WEST SUSSEX!

    Goodwood, West Sussex, 18 August 2014 – Where else in the world can you see a full scale model of Stonehenge, the largest gathering of Jaguar D-types and Mods and Rockers duking it out on Brighton Pier without leaving the confines of a racing track? At the Goodwood Revival of course, which takes pl
  • Dodge Dominates Woodward Avenue This Weekend with Horsepower, Live Music and Celebrity Guests  Dodge Dominates Woodward Avenue This Weekend with Horsepower, Live Music and Celebrity Guests

    •Brand hosts Dodge Rock City at 13 Mile and Woodward Ave. in Royal Oak, Mich., this weekend with live bands; special appearances by Richard Rawlings from Dallas' Gas Monkey Garage and Discovery Channel's 'Fast N' Loud' TV show; local radio personalities and more
    •Rawlings cruises Woodward Friday, A
  • Postwar Ferrari Named Best of Show at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe Named 'Best of Show'

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2014) -- Excited cheers echoed across the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links Sunday when a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was named Best of Show at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'
  • ONE-OF-A-KIND 2014 BMW i8 CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE EDITION SOLD FOR WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE OF $825,000  ONE-OF-A-KIND 2014 BMW i8 CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE EDITION SOLD FOR WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE OF $825,000

    One-of-a-Kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition, Presented by Jay Leno and Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 17, 2014… On Saturday evening, August 16, in celebration of the U.S. arrival of the revolutionary BMW i8, Jay Len
  • CORVETTE VALET MODE: A BABY MONITOR FOR YOUR BABY  CORVETTE VALET MODE: A BABY MONITOR FOR YOUR BABY

    Handing over the keys just got easier

    DETRIOT – Owners of 2015 Chevrolet Corvettes will feel better about handing over the keys to their car, thanks to the new Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder.

    The industry-exclusive system allows drivers to lock the interior storage,
  • TESTING ON ALL-NEW RIGHT-HAND-DRIVE MUSTANG BEGINS  TESTING ON ALL-NEW RIGHT-HAND-DRIVE MUSTANG BEGINS

    ◾Ford's new Mustang goes on sale this fall in the U.S. and globally in more than 120 countries next year
    ◾This is the first time in 50 year history that the Ford Mustang will be available in a factory-built right-hand-drive configuration
    ◾More than 25 new right-hand-drive markets will be able to p
  • LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN LP 620-2 SUPER TROFEO MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT ‘THE QUAIL, A MOTORSPORTS GATHERING'  LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN LP 620-2 SUPER TROFEO MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT ‘THE QUAIL, A MOTORSPORTS GATHERING'

    Carmel, California 15th August 2014 – Automobili Lamborghini unveiled its next-generation motorsports machine: the new Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo. The car will debut in all three (Europe, Asia and North America) of the brand's one-make 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series.

    The
  • 2015 GMC SIERRA 3500 HD WINS HEAVY DUTY CHALLENGE  2015 GMC SIERRA 3500 HD WINS HEAVY DUTY CHALLENGE

    Comprehensive testing reveals winning 1-ton diesel dually

    CHICAGO – The 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD won the overall title in the 2014 Ultimate Heavy Duty Challenge 1-ton diesel category following testing by truck experts from Cars.com, PickupTrucks.com and Mrtruck.com, Cars.com said t
  • AFTER WINNING THE TITLE IN THE VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO R-CUP AT TURBO SPEED: 'ICEMAN' PEPPER DREAMS OF A CAREER IN THE DTM  AFTER WINNING THE TITLE IN THE VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO R-CUP AT TURBO SPEED: 'ICEMAN' PEPPER DREAMS OF A CAREER IN THE DTM

    ◾Lists father and Formula One star Kimi Raikkönen as his role models
    ◾Dreams of South African team alongside Kelvin van der Linde
    ◾18-year-old Pepper is also an outstanding golfer

    When it was confirmed that he had won the title in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup in double-quick time, the first th
  • VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND GIOVINAZZI RECORD WINS AT THE LEGENDARY NÜRBURGRING  VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND GIOVINAZZI RECORD WINS AT THE LEGENDARY NÜRBURGRING

    ◾Son of ex-Formula 1 driver shows his talent once again
    ◾Giovinazzi claims his second win of the season
    ◾Blomqvist also makes it onto the podium twice 'powered by Volkswagen'

    Talented racing driver Max Verstappen (NL) and Antonio Giovinazzi (I) recorded wins for Volkswagen in the FIA Formula 3
  • DOUBLE PODIUM FOR AUDI  DOUBLE PODIUM FOR AUDI

    ◾ Positions two and three in DTM race at the Nürburgring
    ◾Mike Rockenfeller and Edoardo Mortara on podium
    ◾Four Audi RS 5 DTM cars retired after collisions

    Ingolstadt/Nürburg, August 17, 2014 – A double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Ph
  • BUGATTI LAUNCHES LIFESTYLE CAPSULE COLLECTION 'BUGATTI LEGENDS'  BUGATTI LAUNCHES LIFESTYLE CAPSULE COLLECTION 'BUGATTI LEGENDS'

    ◾Fashion and accessories collection dedicated to the 'Les Légendes de Bugatti' car edition
    ◾Six outfits matched for men and women mirroring the theme of each Bugatti Legend
    ◾One of the first tailor-made lifestyle projects Bugatti has dedicated to its customers

    Monterey / Molsheim, 17 August
  • FIFTH VICTORY: EARLY BIRD PEPPER IS CROWNED CHAMPION IN THE VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO R-CUP BEFORE THE END OF THE SEASON

    ◾Commanding victory in the second race at the Nürburgring
    ◾Pepper succeeds fellow countryman Kelvin van der Linde
    ◾Kremer finishes second, ahead of Fahnauer

    Early bird Jordan Lee Pepper won his fifth race of the season in glorious sunshine, which saw him crowned champion in the Volkswagen Sciro
  • FIVE AUDI RS 5 DTM CARS IN THE TOP SIX  FIVE AUDI RS 5 DTM CARS IN THE TOP SIX

    ◾Strong qualifying performance at the Nürburgring
    ◾Edoardo Mortara in position two
    ◾All three Audi teams on the first two rows of the grid

    Ingolstadt/Nürburg, August 16, 2014 – Audi has regained its typical strength in the DTM qualifying session at the Nürburgring. In difficult conditions, five
  • SCIENCE GOES MOBILE: FORD FUND DONATES TRANSIT CONNECT WAGON TO HELP MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER  SCIENCE GOES MOBILE: FORD FUND DONATES TRANSIT CONNECT WAGON TO HELP MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER

    Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development and Dr. Tonya Matthews, president and CEO, Michigan Science Center, unveiled an all-new 2014 Transit Connect Wagon that will serve as the center's traveling MiSci van. Donated by Ford Motor Company, the van will support the center's tra
  • The McLaren P1™ GTR Design Concept Unveiled: The Vehicle For The World's Most Exclusive Drivers' Club The McLaren P1™ GTR Design Concept Unveiled: The Vehicle For The World's Most Exclusive Drivers' Club

    Twenty years ago, the then soon-to-be-launched McLaren F1 GTR began testing ahead of an assault on the 1995 GT season. The track derivative, as the road-going version had done, rewrote the rule book and the claimed victories and titles across the globe in the years that followed, securing a place in motorsport folklore. Two decades on, and the covers have been pulled off the dramatic and purposeful McLaren P1™ GTR design concept during a private event at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance event in California. The aggressive racing concept is a preview to the final model which, with a little under a year until production commences, has now entered the next phase as the development team works to hone and further optimise the ultimate track-focused racer.
  • HISTORY LESSONS : ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION  HISTORY LESSONS : ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION

    For the nearly 550 owners of automobiles racing in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, the histories of their cars are often more important than the joy derived from driving them, and there is no better case in point than Jon Shirley's Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3). It was driven by Tazio Nuvolari in
  • Sunbeam Tiger Achieves Unprecedented Results on Day One at Russo and Steele's Monterey, California Auction Event!

    Monterey, California (August 14, 2014) – In keeping with our signature high-energy auction experience, the first day's activity in Monterey has set an exciting tone for enthusiasts and industry watchers with another two days of high-octane action still to come.

    This evening, the auction p
  • JAGUAR LAND ROVER DEBUTED THREE HIGH PERFORMANCE MODELS AT THE 2014 PEBBLE BEACH AUTOMOTIVE WEEKEND

    Jaguar Land Rover debuted three high performance models at exclusive Jaguar Land Rover Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Kick-Off party
    ◾Global debut of the new 550HP high-performance Range Rover Sport SVR
    ◾Debut of U.S. production version of F-TYPE Project 7
    ◾Global debut of the prototype of new
  • Mercedes-Benz At The Pebble Beach Concours: Coupes From The Past, Present And Future Mercedes-Benz At The Pebble Beach Concours: Coupes From The Past, Present And Future

    Mercedes-Benz will showcase its long tradition of history and innovation at the 64th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance from August 14-17, 2014 with a display of vintage, modern and futuristic coupes. As the ultimate expression of luxury, coupes have always held strong emotional appeal with owners and brand aficionados alike.

    Mercedes-Benz will display significant coupes from the past as well as the world debut of the 2015 S65 AMG Coupe. Marking a return to the S-Class nameplate for large coupes, this model is the ultimate version of the newly-expanded S-Class model range, featuring a 12-cylinder biturbo engine producing an astounding 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque.
  • CATERHAM CARS INTRODUCES TWO NEW MODELS FOR USA  CATERHAM CARS INTRODUCES TWO NEW MODELS FOR USA

    British sportscar maker Caterham Cars has revealed two exciting new variants of its iconic Seven for the US market at Monterey Car Week – the Seven 480 and 360.

    Increased American interest in the legendary British sportscar has sparked the launch of the two new models, which have been developed e
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    With 707 horsepower, an NHRA-certified quarter mile elapsed time of 11.0 seconds on street tires and a top speed of 204 miles per hour, the world's only four-door muscle car is the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan ever
    ◾Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine produces 707 horsepower an
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    •Superhero Inspiration in Performance Leather and Details
    •Ultra High-Performance Race Version Coming Virtually to Gran Turismo® 6

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2014) – Proof that its beauty lies on the inside and out, Toyota revealed today a second interior styling and exterior color for an
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    New global electric series counts down to season opener in Beijing

    LONDON, UK (August 13 2014) – Organisers of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship have today unveiled its new global marketing campaign entitled Drive the Future, with exactly one month to go until the openin
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    Brazil team further integrated into Nissan's global design team

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Nissan officially opened its satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro today. Located at Nissan Brazil's headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, the Nissan Design America Rio studio (NDA-R) is tasked
  • GM INVESTS $174 MILLION IN NEW LANSING STAMPING FACILITY  GM INVESTS $174 MILLION IN NEW LANSING STAMPING FACILITY

    LANSING, Mich. – General Motors will start construction of a $174-million stamping facility that will create or retain about 145 jobs, the company said today.

    The new facility, part of the company's Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant, will produce stamping components for the Cadillac ATS a
  • YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AS OFFICIAL TIRE OF THE PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE  YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AS OFFICIAL TIRE OF THE PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

    New tires, Gran Turismo 6 simulators and a customized Tesla Model S highlight tire maker's open-air display

    FULLERTON, CA. – (Aug. 13, 2014) –For the 10th consecutive year, Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) will be 'the official tire' of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, set for
  • DIESEL ENGINES EMERGING AS NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR FUTURE OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT

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    Washington, D.C. – With several major aircraft and engine manufacturers recently announcing the development of new diesel aircraft engines, the general aviation industry in t
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    BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 14, 2014) – No other driver has as many Toyota NASCAR starts, wins or accomplishments to his credit as driver Kyle Busch. Busch will make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota this Saturday when he climbs behind the wheel of a Tundra race truck at Michigan Internati
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    ◾International debut of the 540K Streamliner Coupe
    ◾1914 French Grand Prix 1-2-3 racers reunited
    ◾Concept Coupe SUV – U.S. Debut
    ◾World premiere of the S65 AMG Coupe

    Pebble Beach, CA – Mercedes-Benz will showcase its long tradition of history and innovation at the 64th Annual Pebble Bea
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    The vehicle's 2.0L dual-overhead cam inline-four-cylinder
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    ◾Eighth edition of 'Top Eliminator' program encompasses 'HEMI® Heritage' in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 426 Race HEMI engine
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    Tommy Kendall to Return to Trans Am Racing

    August 14, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - SRT ® (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports will make its debut into the Trans Am Series when Miller Racing fields two all-new Dodge Challenger SRTs at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Aug 15-16
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  • Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations Reveals Continuation Lightweight E-Type Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations Reveals Continuation Lightweight E-Type

    Jaguar has revealed the prototype of its continuation Lightweight E-Type - six of which will be built and sold.

    Jaguar announced in May 2014 that it would create six continuation Lightweight E-Type vehicles, each built by Jaguar Heritage, part of Jaguar Land Rover's new Special Operations division.

    Each of the six cars will be built to the specification of the last Lightweight E-Type delivered in 1964 and will be hand-crafted at a new Heritage facility located at the spiritual home of the E-Type, Browns Lane in Coventry, England. The cars will be sold as competition vehicles and all will be suitable for FIA homologation for historic motorsport purposes.
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    The streamlined, aerodynamic Chrysler Airflow, introduced for the 1934 model year, took wind-cheating design beyond what others had been experimenting with and introduced a raft of other innovative design features as well. Chrysler's attempt to jump ahead of the competition was such a dismal failure in the market that the company's designs became conservative for two more decades.
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    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the epitome of luxury, today makes its video game debut. Wraith, the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history, is available today, exclusively in Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One.

    Available to all owners of Forza Motorsport 5 as a free download, Rolls-Royce Wraith
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    Fans to experience fully-electric Spark-Renault SRT_01E in Forza Motorsport 5

    COLOGNE, GERMANY (August 12 2014) – Gaming fans can now experience the thrills of driving an all-electric racing car around some of the world's best known circuits after the FIA Formula E Championship re
  • ALL-NEW XC90 WILL BE THE FIRST VOLVO BUILT ON THE COMPANY'S NEW SCALABLE PRODUCT ARCHITECTURE  ALL-NEW XC90 WILL BE THE FIRST VOLVO BUILT ON THE COMPANY'S NEW SCALABLE PRODUCT ARCHITECTURE

    Volvo's all-new XC90 – which will be revealed in two weeks' time in Stockholm – will be the first car in its range to be built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) modular chassis technology developed in-house.

    SPA has been under in-house development at Volvo for the past four years and is
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    ◾The all-new Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan earns the highest possible rating in each of six Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests that determine the vehicle safety rating
    ◾Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan is loaded with a comprehensive array of 60 active and passive safety and security features inc
  • EVER WONDERED HOW A FUEL CELL VEHICLE WORKS?  EVER WONDERED HOW A FUEL CELL VEHICLE WORKS?

    Animated Infographic Explains the Technology Behind Hydrogen Powered Vehicles

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 12 – Fuel cell vehicles are powered by amazing technology. They generate electricity from hydrogen through an electrochemical process within a fuel cell stack. These vehicles
  • EVEN MUSIC SOUNDS BETTER IN THE 2015 FORD MUSTANG

    ◾2015 Ford Mustang will be available with three audio systems including a standard six-speaker configuration, a premium nine-speaker system with an eight-inch touch-screen or a 12-speaker ShakerPro with trunk-mounted subwoofer
    ◾New car's improved structure and aerodynamics provide a better acoust
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    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 12, 2014 . . . 2013 Street Tuner class champions Terry Borcheller and Mike LaMarra, driving the No. 23 Burton Racing BMW 128i, raced to their first ST victory of the 2014 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season in Saturday's 2.5-hour race at Road America, in E
  • VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS BRAND DELIVERS 3.56 MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO JULY

    ◾3.8 percent growth in January-July deliveries
    ◾491,600 vehicles handed over in July / +4,0 percent

    Wolfsburg, August 12, 2014 – The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 3.56 (January-July 2013: 3.43; +3.8 percent) million vehicles in the first seven months of the year. Deliveries gr
  • JAGUAR AND BREMONT WATCHES LAUNCH A LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH IN CELEBRATION OF THE REBORN LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE  JAGUAR AND BREMONT WATCHES LAUNCH A LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH IN CELEBRATION OF THE REBORN LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE

    ◾British watch company Bremont partners with Jaguar to create a series of six limited edition wristwatches
    ◾These watches will complement the six continuation Lightweight E-Type vehicles being built by Jaguar Heritage
    ◾This Bremont 43mm watch will feature a black dial based on the Lightweight E-Ty
  • 2015 Panoz 25Th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder On Display At Gordon Mccall's Motorworks Revival 2015 Panoz 25Th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder On Display At Gordon Mccall's Motorworks Revival

    The excitement is building for the annual automotive celebration that is Monterey Car Week, and Panoz will be there with the 2015 Panoz 25th Anniversary Edition Esperante Spyder on display at the exclusive Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival at the Monterey Jet Center.
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    As part of the Monterey Car Week (11 – 17 August), Bugatti is celebrating the conclusion of its 'Les Légendes de Bugatti' edition (Bugatti Legends). One year ago, Bugatti launched the exclusive model series during the Monterey Car Week at the well-known and attended automotive events 'The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering' and 'Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance' with the first Legend. This year, the crowning conclusion will be held on August 15 at the same location with the world première of the company's sixth Legend. It honors Ettore Bugatti, founder and patron of the brand, and is based on the historical model Type 41 Royale. As with the five previous Legends, only three of the final Legends model will be produced. It costs €2.35 million net. Bugatti is presenting all six Bugatti Legends together for the first and only time.
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    Inspired by Bentley's race-winning Continental GT3 race car, the GT3-R is powered by Bentley's race and road proven 4.0 litre V8 engine. Bentley engineers have developed a retuned version of the high performance 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 for this new two-seater GT. Developing 572 bhp and 516 lb-ft of torque, together with a 220 lb weight reduction and shorter gearing, the Continental GT3-R is the fastest-accelerating Bentley ever. Capable of reaching 60 mph from a standstill in just 3.6 seconds, the GT3-R is a Grand Tourer with the performance of a racer.
  • RM Auctions, In Association With Auctions America, To Offer Esteemed Sam Pack Collection RM Auctions, In Association With Auctions America, To Offer Esteemed Sam Pack Collection

    Respected car collector and celebrated Texas businessman, Sam Pack, will share a lifelong passion for great automobiles with the collector world, November 14-15, as RM Auctions, in association with Auctions America, lifts the gavel on more than 130 of his prized motor cars during a single-vendor sale in Dallas, Texas.
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    ◾Limited edition Bentley Performance Model to be shown during Monterey Auto Week
    ◾Complete Bentley product range on display at the Home of Bentley

    (Pebble Beach, 11th August 2014) Making its North American debut at this year's Pebble Beach is the new Continental GT3-R – the most dynamic a
  • 2015 RANGE ROVER SPORT SVR  2015 RANGE ROVER SPORT SVR

    ◾The 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR will be the first Land Rover vehicle to wear the new high-performance SVR badge
    ◾The Range Rover Sport SVR is the most dynamically focused Land Rover vehicle ever produced
    ◾To see the official 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR launch video CLICK HERE
    ◾The SVR features a 5
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    MONTEREY, Calif. - Twenty years ago, in the 1994 24 Hours of Daytona, Steve Millen took the pole, fastest lap and victory with the Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo Cunningham prepared race car. In the video below, Steve Millen recaps this historic feat and talks about the decision to found STILLEN.
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    ◾Double World Rally Champion to support Volkswagen at tests
    ◾46-year-old Finn's expertise valuable in the development of the Polo R WRC

    Volkswagen Motorsport has secured the services of former World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm: the 46-year-old Finn, winner of the FIA World Rally Championship
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    Six 2014 Silverados staffed with technicians to help dream cruisers

    DETROIT – The Chevrolet Certified Service Rescue Squad will cruise Woodward Avenue on Saturday to help keep things moving by lending an assist to beautiful classic cruisers that stall, overheat or run out of gas.
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    ◾Acura TLX delivers 'It's that kind of thrill' in 360-degree campaign
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    ◾Bite-sized and clever creative deployed across multiple platforms for sustained launch effort through fall

    08/11/2014[
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    TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Canada (August 9, 2014) - The Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST rallycross cars earned a host of new fans this weekend as the team joined World RX for its first-ever North American stop at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières in Quebec.

    Olsbergs MSE fielded three Ford Supercars at th
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    Organisers reveal timetable for new global electric race series

    DONINGTON PARK, UK (August 11 2014): Formula E has completed two full event simulations as the world's first all-electric single-seater championship gears up for its first race in Beijing on September 13.

    Both even
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    ◾Audi driver Ekström still in contention for title before Nürburgring round
    ◾Home race for Rockenfeller, Scheider and Audi Sport Team Phoenix
    ◾Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: 'Continue to try battling for the Championship'

    Ingolstadt, August 11, 2014 – The seventh race at the Nürburgring next
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    Partnership with TEN: The Enthusiast Network and Microsoft Expands the Experience Virtually and Dynamically

    ◾Technology Supplements Existing Displays and Ride and Drives in Monterey
    ◾Infiniti Performance Pavilion Features Virtual Test Drive of Q50 Eau Rouge

    Pebble Beach, Calif.
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    Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Today's Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America was the first event for the new Adjustment of Performance (AoP) package for the Porsche 911 RSR. With no previous on-track testing time with the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rules package, the works progr
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    August 10, 2014 , Elkhart Lake, Wisc. - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports finished third and fourth with its pair of Dodge Vipers SRT GTS-Rs in a competitive yet caution-plagued Road Race Showcase at Road America on Sunday, the eighth round of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Cham
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    ELKHART LAKE, WISC. (August 10, 2014) – Every one of the 52 sports cars entered in race ten of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship had spent months and weeks preparing for the two hour and 45 minute timed endurance test, all the while knowing that the hard work can be undone in one
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    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 6, 2014) -- In 1934, at the height of the classic era, the French coachbuilding firm of Fernandez et Darrin received a rare and impressive order from Anthony Gustav de Rothschild of the wealthy Rothschild banking family. He wanted not just one but two striking cus
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    MONTEREY, Calif., August 6, 2014 – To support the 100th anniversary celebration of Maserati at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 14-17, noted Italian car collector Lawrence Auriana is sending not only key race and passenger cars to Monterey, but also a vintage 1952 Fiat 642 Masera
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    Includes extended cab, 200-horsepower 2.5L engine, 6-speed manual transmission

    DETROIT – Suggested retail prices for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado extended-cab pickup will start at $20,995, including an $895 dealer freight charge, Chevrolet announced today.

    Standard features will
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    On the heels of the launch of the BMW ALPINA 2015 B6 xDrive Gran Coupe to the US market, one of ALPINA's early cars will compete in the Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion.

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 5, 2014 …Today BMW announced that it will run its newly restored 1970 BMW ALPINA 2
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    Signature LED lighting, rear vision camera among standard equipment

    DETROIT – Pricing for the all-new 2015 GMC Canyon mid-size pickup will start at $21,880, including a $925 dealer freight charge, GMC announced today.

    'The all-new Canyon provides a one-two punch that customers
  • HYUNDAI VELOSTER AND SANTA FE WIN 2014 VINCENTRIC BEST CPO VALUE AWARDS

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 – Hyundai's award-winning Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Program added to its accolades as Veloster and Santa Fe won their category in the 2014 Vincentric Best CPO Value in America awards. Hyundai's three-door sporty coupe won in the subcompact coupe segment,
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    DETROIT (August 6, 2014) — The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced today that Toyota Motor North America pledged $1 million toward the DIA's commitment to raise $100 million as part of a 'grand bargain' that will help the City of Detroit emerge from bankruptcy, support city pensioners a
  • INFINITI PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING ACADEMY: LET'S SEE WHAT THE NEXT 12 MONTHS BRING

    MILTON KEYNES, UK – After a grueling world final event in the UK that saw 12 hopefuls from around the world competing for victory in the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, it was William Priest from the UK, Eric LaRoche from Hamilton New Jersey, and Jason Zide California who were deeme
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    The manufacturer of the world's pinnacle super-luxury automobiles today confirmed the development programme for a new Rolls-Royce. The new car will reach the market by mid-2016.

    The car will build on the success of Phantom, Ghost and Wraith by continuing to boldly shape the future of the marque
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    NEW MG BOOK CELEBRATES THE BRITISH MARQUE'S GREATEST YEAR

    The most comprehensive history of the supercharged MG Magnettes of 1933, the legendary K3s, which raced to success in the Mille Miglia and the Ulster Tourist Trophy will be released at Quail A Motorsports Gathering, Quail Lodge & Go
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    3.Help others breathe a little easier. Since 2000, the Prius family of vehicles has saved an estimated 26.5 million tons of CO2 emissions in the U.S.
    2.Save gas. Prius family owners co
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    MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 – It's common to see Go Pro cameras suction-cupped to vintage race cars at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, but one competition machine is different. It has not only several cameras affixed to its bodywork, but also a variety of aerials and is that a GPS
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    • Reaffirming their reputation as the specialist for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions, in association with Auctions America, presents the Sam Pack Collection, November 14-15 in Dallas, Texas
    • The American-themed collection is highlighted by incredible quality and diversity
    • Singl
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    ◾British marque returns to Monterey for premier event in the global automotive calendar
    ◾Joined by new collection of bespoke cars created by increasingly popular Q by Aston Martin personalisation service
    ◾Four new Q cars on display commissioned by dealer partner, Galpin Aston Martin

    7 August
  • 2015 PANOZ 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION ESPERANTE SPYDER ON DISPLAY AT GORDON MCCALL'S MOTORWORKS REVIVAL  2015 PANOZ 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION ESPERANTE SPYDER ON DISPLAY AT GORDON MCCALL'S MOTORWORKS REVIVAL

    All-new high-performance, limited-edition Panoz25th Anniversary Edition Esperante sports car makes its West Coast debut at Monterey Car Week's kick-off event

    August 7, 2014, Hoschton, Ga. – The excitement is building for the annual automotive celebration that is Monterey Car Week, a
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    Will continue to be manufactured at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

    ACME, Mich. – The next generation Chevrolet Volt will debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Global Chevrolet Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney said today.

    The 2016 Volt wi
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    ◾With unique wheels, dual exhaust and Gloss Black accents throughout, Dodge brand's popular Blacktop Appearance Package offers customization from the factory, giving vehicles a sporty, sinister look
    ◾2014 Dodge Durango Blacktop adds unique Gloss Black 20-inch aluminum wheels, dual rear exhaust with
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    ◾Two Sebring winners, one IMSA Bridgestone Supercar Champ and a Formula One car to be featured.
    ◾North American premiere of BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition.

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 7, 2014 … Today, BMW of North America announced its participation at the fifth-annual Legends of the A
  • RECORD NUMBER OF GLOBAL VEHICLE DEBUTS EXPECTED AT THE 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    Twenty-five world premieres and 30-plus North American debuts to take place Nov. 19-20, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

    LOS ANGELES, CA (August 7, 2014) – Known as the first major annual auto show of the season, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) announced today tha
  • BMW ENTERS THREE FAN FAVORITE RACE CARS AT THE 2014 ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION  BMW ENTERS THREE FAN FAVORITE RACE CARS AT THE 2014 ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION

    1975 Sebring-Winning 3.0 CSL, BMW M1 IMSA Group 4 and BMW ALPINA 2002ti to race.

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 6, 2014 …Today BMW announced that it will run three BMW USA Classic race cars in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on August 14-17. The en
  • BMW OF NORTH AMERICA CEO TO RACE HISTORIC BMW 3.0 CSL AT THE ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORT REUNION  BMW OF NORTH AMERICA CEO TO RACE HISTORIC BMW 3.0 CSL AT THE ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORT REUNION

    1975 12 Hours of Sebring and 2014 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance winning 3.0 CSL No. 25 to race at Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion.

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 6, 2014 …Today BMW announced that BMW of North America President and CEO Ludwig Willisch will once again race the ic
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 370Z COUPE, 370Z NISMO AND 370Z ROADSTER – EACH OFFERING EXPANDED MODEL RANGES

    ◾370Z Coupe starting M.S.R.P.* remains unchanged at $29,990 USD
    ◾370Z Roadster with fully automated convertible top starts at $41,820 USD
    ◾370Z NISMO features dramatic new exterior styling, an upgraded interior with redesigned Recaro® seats – plus a $1,000 USD reduction in starting MSRP

    NASH
  • LOCKED-AND-RELOADED: NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER PURSUIT  LOCKED-AND-RELOADED: NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER PURSUIT

    ◾All-new exterior styling for 2015 Charger Pursuit further draws on its late-1960s heritage, while infusing a more aggressive and visually lightened look with sleeker styling
    ◾Upgraded driver-focused cockpit is a mobile command center with world-class materials, police-duty upgrades and all-new sta
  • 2014 FORD C-MAX HYBRID EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY  2014 FORD C-MAX HYBRID EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

    ◾2014 Ford C-MAX Hybrid named a Top Safety Pick by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    ◾C-MAX Hybrid earned a rating of 'good' in moderate overlap front, side, head restraint and seating tests
    ◾C-MAX Hybrid safety features include standard multiple airbags, AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Cont
  • GM ANNOUNCES RECALLS

    DETROIT – General Motors announced the following recalls today:

    202,115 model year 2002-2004 Saturn VUEs because the ignition key can possibly be removed when the vehicle is not in the off position. GM is aware of two crashes and one injury potentially related to the issue.

    Dealers will inspec
  • STATEMENT: WIRING HARNESS

    August 8, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC is recalling an estimated 89 cars to replace wiring harnesses that may not meet specifications.

    The action follows an investigation that discovered some vehicles built during a five-week production window were equipped with wiring
  • VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL

    Herndon, VA - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the ignition swit
  • HYUNDAI RESOLVES NHTSA INQUIRY REGARDING TIMELINESS OF MODEL YEAR 2009-12 GENESIS SEDANS RECALL

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America today announced that it has resolved an inquiry by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding the timeliness of the automaker's 2013 recall of approximately 43,500 model year 2009-12 Hyundai Genesis sedans
  • TODD KELLY GIVES THE INSIDE STORY BEHIND THE ALTIMA V8 SUPERCAR ENGINE  TODD KELLY GIVES THE INSIDE STORY BEHIND THE ALTIMA V8 SUPERCAR ENGINE

    MELBOURNE, Australia – In this special video, Altima V8 Supercar driver Todd Kelly explains the process of modifying the VK56 engine from the Australian market Nissan Patrol SUV into the engines powering the Nissan Altima V8 Supercars.

    'One of the things that took us by surprise with the Nissan V
  • BMW Vision Future Luxury Makes North American Premiere At 2014 Pebble Beach Concours BMW Vision Future Luxury Makes North American Premiere At 2014 Pebble Beach Concours

    The BMW Vision Future Luxury will grace the concept car lawn at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance marking its North American premiere. Offering a glimpse into the long-term view of modern luxury for the BMW brand, the BMW Vision Future Luxury stands for a forward-looking fusion of exclusivity and innovation as well as a driving experience that is at once emotional and exclusive. All of this is conveyed through its groundbreaking exterior and interior design along with its innovative technology, a pioneering lightweight engineering concept and a seamlessly integrated user interface and driving experience that caters to the needs of all occupants at once. The BMW Vision Future Luxury will be previewed at the BMW press conference on Thursday, August 14 at the BMW Villa in Pebble Beach, CA.
  • McLaren Special Operations Returns To Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance To Showcase The Latest Models McLaren Special Operations Returns To Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance To Showcase The Latest Models

    Three years after launching at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, McLaren Special Operations (MSO) will return to the fairway of the 18th hole at the famous Pebble Beach automotive weekend with unique examples of the McLaren P1™ and the recently launched MSO 650S Spider.

    The bespoke McLaren Special Operations division was launched in 2011, and offers a full personalisation service for McLaren owners. The dedicated division grew out of McLaren's Customer Care programme, which goes back more than 20 years to the days of the McLaren F1 roadcar, and continues to look after servicing and maintaining cherished F1s for owners, as well as undertaking personalisation work for all McLaren models.
  • Spirit Of The 1920S And 30S Arrives In September As Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Hosts Concours Spirit Of The 1920S And 30S Arrives In September As Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Hosts Concours

    Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, one of the nation's most iconic residences arising from the American Country Estate movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, announces the Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens to be held September 19-21, 2014 on the grounds of the 70-acre historic estate, which is located in Akron Ohio.

    'Few settings equal the elegance of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens,' said David Schultz, concours executive director, who previously served as executive director of the Glenmoor Gathering, the precursor to this new northeast Ohio event.
  • The Crafted Line by Lexus Debuts at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with Exclusive TUMI Luggage Set  The Crafted Line by Lexus Debuts at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with Exclusive TUMI Luggage Set

    •LS 460, GS 350, IS 250, ES 350 and RX 350 Special Editions
    •Striking Ultra White and Obsidian Exteriors with Red Interiors
    •TUMI Offers Specialty Crafted Line Luggage

    TORRANCE, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – Nothing is ever black or white. In the case of The Crafted Line by Lexus, it's an Ultra Wh
  • 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race  2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series Set to Get Dirty in SCORE Baja 1000 Race

    Tundra Chief Engineer Puts Truck Through Ultimate Test

    TORRANCE, Calif. (August 5, 2014) – Toyota Racing Development (TRD) and Toyota Truck Chief Engineer, Mike Sweers, enter the new 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series in the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The lightly modified Tundra Pro Serie
  • VOLKSWAGEN TAKES HOLISTIC APPROACH TO E-MOBILITY WITH LAUNCH FOR ULTRA LOW CARBON CAR  VOLKSWAGEN TAKES HOLISTIC APPROACH TO E-MOBILITY WITH LAUNCH FOR ULTRA LOW CARBON CAR

    Aug 5, 2014
    • Volkswagen partners with 3Degrees® to purchase carbon offsets in California and around the United States to cover certain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with 2015 e-Golf models
    • SunPower® selected as VW's official solar energy partner, providing eligible e-Golf® ow
  • Fan Activities Complement on-Track Racing at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion  Fan Activities Complement on-Track Racing at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    Derek Hill and Sir Stirling Moss Pack a One-Two Punch

    MONTEREY, Calif., August 5, 2014 – Whether it's the sight of rarely seen cars challenging the tricky Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca road course or the chances to meet legendary drivers, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the
  • McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS RETURNS TO PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE TO SHOWCASE THE LATEST MODELS  McLAREN SPECIAL OPERATIONS RETURNS TO PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE TO SHOWCASE THE LATEST MODELS

    Aug 5, 2014 - Three years after launching at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, McLaren Special Operations (MSO) will return to the fairway of the 18th hole at the famous Pebble Beach automotive weekend with unique examples of the McLaren P1™ and the recently launched MSO 650S Spider.

    T
  • BMW VISION FUTURE LUXURY MAKES NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE AT 2014 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE  BMW VISION FUTURE LUXURY MAKES NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE AT 2014 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 5, 2014. . . The BMW Vision Future Luxury will grace the concept car lawn at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance marking its North American premiere. Offering a glimpse into the long-term view of modern luxury for the BMW brand, the BMW Vision Future Luxury s
  • ROBUST NORTH AMERICA SALES HELP GLOBAL TOYOTA POST A 4.6% RISE IN Q1 NET INCOME

    August 05, 2014 -- Led by strong sales in North America, cost reductions, favorable currency exchange rates and a gain due to valuation gains/losses from interest-rate swaps, Toyota's global net income jumped 4.6 percent during the first quarter (April 1 – June 30, 2014) of the 2015 fiscal ye
  • Driving It Home

    Toyota Looks to Expand Supplier Diversity with Event Near New North American Headquarters

    ADDISON, Texas (August 5, 2014) – Toyota, Diversity in Promotions (DIP) and the Dallas–Ft. Worth Minority Supplier Diversity Council (DFW MSDC) are pleased to announce Toyota's Supplier Dive
  • SPIRIT OF THE 1920s AND 30s ARRIVES IN SEPTEMBER AS STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS HOSTS CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE  SPIRIT OF THE 1920s AND 30s ARRIVES IN SEPTEMBER AS STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS HOSTS CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

    July 15, 2014 - Akron, Ohio—Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, one of the nation's most iconic residences arising from the American Country Estate movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, announces the Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens to be held September 19-21, 2014 on the
  • Chip Ganassi Feted by Racing Elite at IMRRC Award Dinner  Chip Ganassi Feted by Racing Elite at IMRRC Award Dinner

    CORNING, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2014) - A number of communities came together on Thursday night to honor race team owner Chip Ganassi at the Corning (N.Y.) Museum of Glass. They included the racing communities of IndyCar, Sports Car and NASCAR, as well as the local New York state communities hosting t
  • ROMANCING THE ROAD  ROMANCING THE ROAD

    The Rolex clock is ticking and race teams are preparing for another extraordinary three days of racing at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. From August 15-17, 550 of the world's most rare and valuable race cars, ranging from a 1911 National 40 that raced at the ina
  • Magnificent 1956 Ferrari 250 Gt 'Tour De France' And Muscular 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra Headline Rm's London Sale Magnificent 1956 Ferrari 250 Gt 'Tour De France' And Muscular 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra Headline Rm's London Sale

    RM Auctions is thrilled to announce the inclusion of two highly significant competition cars as headline attractions for its annual London sale, taking place on 8 September at Battersea Evolution: a 1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Competizione 'Tour de France' and a 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra. Representing the ultimate in performance and engineering, these two competition greats lead a terrific roster of more than 70 blue-chip automobiles at the exclusive RM evening sale.
  • MAGNIFICENT 1956 FERRARI 250 GT ‘TOUR DE FRANCE' AND MUSCULAR 1964 SHELBY 289 COMPETITION COBRA HEADLINE RM'S LONDON SALE  MAGNIFICENT 1956 FERRARI 250 GT ‘TOUR DE FRANCE' AND MUSCULAR 1964 SHELBY 289 COMPETITION COBRA HEADLINE RM'S LONDON SALE

    • Incredible duo lineup for RM's highly anticipated London sale, taking place on 8 September at Battersea Evolution
    • Ferrari is the eighth of just nine 1956 250 GT Berlinetta Competiziones, and boasts an outstanding period racing history
    • Campaigned by 'Gentleman' Tom Payne in 1964 and 1965, the
  • The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale

    The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale made its debut in 1957 at the Turing Auto Salon on October 30th. The coupe wore a forward-thinking design from Carrozzeria Bertone which was clearly inspired by the mid-1950s Berlina Aerodinamica Technica - show cars created by Bertone to study aerodynamics.

    Just 1,366 examples of the Sprint Speciales were built between 1957 and 1962.
  • The Lamborghini Jalpa The Lamborghini Jalpa

    The Lamborghini Jalpa was the spiritual predecessor of the newer Lamborghini Gallardo. Both cars offered mammoth performance levels compared to their contemporary competitors, yet both were overshadowed by their larger, more potent, and wholly uncompromising siblings. In the Jalpa's case, that big brother was the Countach. Stunningly styled by the radical Marcello Gandini, the Countach's fantastic bodywork held one of the most exotic engines in the world at the time, a longitudinally-mounted V12 with high levels of power and higher levels of hostility. The Jalpa was no match.
  • General Racing Merges with Sportscar Vintage Racing Association

    BUELLTON, Calif. (Aug. 4, 2014) - In a move to broaden the scope and quality of historic and vintage automobile racing across the United States, General Racing Ltd. will merge with Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), effective immediately.

    Tony Parella, CEO of SVRA, the premier an
  • Toyota is No. 1 Retail Manufacturer in July 2014  Toyota is No. 1 Retail Manufacturer in July 2014

    Lexus reports best-ever July; RAV4 sets all-time sales record

    TORRANCE, Calif. (August 1, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total July 2014 sales results of 215,802 units, an increase of 7.3 percent from July 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, u
  • Chip Ganassi to receive inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger award Thursday from IMRRC

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 1, 2014) – Multiple race-team owner Chip Ganassi on Thursday will receive the inaugural Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for his outstanding contributions to motorsports.

    The award will be given by the International Motor Racing Research Center at the 2014 IMRRC Award
  • AUDI ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ALL-NEW 2015 AUDI Q3 CROSSOVER  AUDI ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ALL-NEW 2015 AUDI Q3 CROSSOVER

    - The agile Audi Q3 compact premium crossover combines coupe-like design with the utility of an SUV
    - High level of standard equipment including heated, 12-way power front leather surface seats, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • CELEBRATING 90 YEARS OF GM'S MILFORD PROVING GROUND  CELEBRATING 90 YEARS OF GM'S MILFORD PROVING GROUND

    DETROIT – When the General Motors Milford Proving Ground opened in 1924 – 90 years ago this October – engineers lacked advanced tools and technology for safety testing. Judging from this video, some might say the only crash test dummies back then were human.

    Engineers today keep their dist
  • PORSCHE BOOSTS REVENUE AND PROFIT IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2014

    Stuttgart/Atlanta.

    Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG can look back on a very successful first half of 2014. Deliveries covering the period from the beginning of January to the end of June rose by eight percent to 87,803 vehicles compared to the same period last year. Revenue in the first six mon
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP REPORTS SOLID H1 2014 BUSINESS GROWTH DESPITE DIFFICULT MARKET ENVIRONMENT

    ◾First-half sales revenue only slightly up on the prior-yearperiod at EUR 98.8 billion due to currency-relatedfactors
    ◾Operating profit rises by 0.4 billion to EUR 6.2 billion
    ◾Profit before tax grows by 17.5 percent to EUR 7.8 billion
    ◾Net liquidity in Automotive Division remains high at EUR 14
  • MITSUBISHI LANCER NAMED AN INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY 'TOP SAFETY PICK'

    Lancer compact sports sedan joins the 5-passenger Outlander Sport and 7-passenger Outlander crossover/SUV as IIHS 'Top Safety Picks'

    Cypress, Calif., July 30, 2014 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announces its affordably-priced and fun-to-drive 2014 Lancer compact
  • NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY TOYO TIRES HEADED FOR ROAD ATLANTA

    Eastern and Western Championships for 2014

    SONOMA, Calif., (July 30, 2014) -The National Auto Sport Association's (NASA) ninth annual NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires is preparing for the first of two nationwide events. The first of the twin bill will be the Eastern Stat
  • KIA RACING CARRIES CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD TO MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE FOR ROUNDS 11 AND 12 OF PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE  KIA RACING CARRIES CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD TO MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE FOR ROUNDS 11 AND 12 OF PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE

    Mark Wilkins' Win in Toronto Keeps Kia atop Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Standings
    ◾No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo driver Mark Wilkins leads GTS Driver Championship by 141 points
    ◾Nic Jönsson, pilot of No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo, holds third place in title chase with three d
  • LAMBORGHINI LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN PERFORMANCE DRIVING SCHOOL  LAMBORGHINI LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN PERFORMANCE DRIVING SCHOOL

    Track Accademia Debuts at Legendary Laguna Seca Circuit

    Herndon, Va. - July 30, 2014 -- Lamborghini Accademia will host its first-ever North American performance driving school - from September 14-17 - at renowned Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The lead role for this year's global Acc
  • STATEMENT: KNEE AIRBAGS

    July 30, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC will recall an estimated 29,500 cars to replace their knee airbags.

    The action follows routine testing that suggests the supplemental restraint – designed to protect a driver's knees – may not deploy in the proper position if the dri
  • SUBARU REPORTS JULY 2014 AS BEST-EVER SALES MONTH

    ◾All-time monthly sales record of 45,714
    ◾1.1 Million Forester sales to date and best Forester month ever
    ◾Best July ever for Outback, Legacy sedan and BRZ
    ◾100,000th XV Crosstrek sold to date and best XV Crosstrek month ever
    ◾12 straight months of 10,000+ Forester sales
    ◾Fifth consecutive mont
  • MAZDA RECORDS BEST JULY SALES IN 21 YEARS

    IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported July U.S. sales of 29,238 vehicles, representing an increase of 17.1 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through July are up 9.3 percent versus last year, with 185,669 vehicles sold.

    'Mazda3, Maz
  • HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS BEST EVER JULY SALES

    ◾ Sonata Hybrid has Best Month Ever
    ◾ Premium Models up More than 9 Percent

    Fountain Valley, Calif., August 1, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America, recently ranked the highest non-premium brand in J.D. Power's APEAL and IQS reports, posted its best July sales ever. Sales for the month were 67,0
  • PORSCHE REPORTS JUNE SALES – UP 12.6% OVER 2013

    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, today announced July 2014 sales of 4,300 vehicles. During the fir
  • MERCEDES-BENZ JULY SALES HIT ALL-TIME HIGH OF 27,192 UNITS, UP 15%

    Sprinter up 15.6%; smart sees best-ever month up 57.1%

    August 01, 2014 - MONTVALE, N.J.

    Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported the highest July retail volumes in its history with 30,757 units sold across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart model lines, representing a 16.4%
  • BREMBO BRAKE FACTS FOR VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES AT HONDA INDY 200 AT MID-OHIO  BREMBO BRAKE FACTS FOR VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES AT HONDA INDY 200 AT MID-OHIO

    What's the 'toughest' track in the Verizon IndyCar Series?

    Brembo Brake Facts for the IndyCar street and road courses are available to the public on the Friday before each race at www.Brembo.com.

    Each Brake Fact graphic includes general characteristics of the track itself (layout, length, numb
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS CONTINUES SALES MOMENTUM

    Best July and year-to-date sales in three years, Outlander Sport leads the way with its best ever July sales month

    Fri, Aug 01, 2014 - Cypress, Calif. - Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) experienced another strong month in July with sales of 6,349 units, a 21.4 percent in
  • BMW GROUP U.S. REPORTS JULY 2014 SALES

    ◾BMW brand sales up 9.8 percent – best July ever
    ◾MINI brand sales down 2.3 percent
    ◾BMW Motorcycle sales down 3.3

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 1, 2014… The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported July sales of 32,220 vehicles, an increase of 7.4 percent from the 29,993 veh
  • AMERICAN HONDA REPORTS JULY 2014 SALES

    08/01/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif.

    ◾Honda Accord posts best July sales in five years
    ◾Honda CR-V mints all-time July record
    ◾Acura MDX posts best July sales in four years, setting a new monthly record

    American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported July 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of
  • KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD JULY SALES

    Year-to-Date Sales Up 7.2 Percent Over 2013

    IRVINE, Calif., August 1, 2014 – Coming off the best first half sales performance in company history, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced record July sales of 52,309 units, a 6.7 percent increase over the same period last year. Aft
  • INFINITI REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR JULY 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti today reported U.S. sales of 8,538 vehicles in July, an increase of 10.0 percent versus 7,762 vehicles a year earlier.

    Sales of Infiniti's sports sedans, which include the new Infiniti Q50 and the G37, saw a combined total of 4,755 vehicles in July, a 25.7 perce
  • FUSION, EXPLORER, ESCAPE LEAD FORD'S BEST JULY RESULTS IN EIGHT YEARS; F-SERIES AND LINCOLN ALSO POST GAINS

    ◾Ford Motor Company U.S. July sales increased 10 percent with 212,236 vehicles sold for best July performance in eight years
    ◾Ford Fusion posted a record July sales month with 23,942 cars sold, up 17 percent
    ◾Ford Explorer sales increased 32 percent; Ford Escape posted best July with a 19 percent
  • NISSAN GROUP REPORTS JULY 2014 U.S. SALES

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for July 2014 of 121,452 units, an increase of 11.4 percent over the prior year and a July record.

    Nissan highlights:
    ◾Nissan Division set a July record with 112,914 sales in the month, an increase of 11.5 percent
  • GM'S TRUCK AND CROSSOVER SALES SURGE PAST 1 MILLION UNITS IN 2014

    ◾GM total vehicle sales up 9 percent in July – Best July since 2007
    ◾Crossovers up 26 percent, SUVs up 32 percent, vans up 65 percent
    ◾Commercial sales grow for ninth consecutive month

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 256,160 vehicles in the United States in Jul
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC REPORTS JULY 2014 U.S. SALES INCREASED 20 PERCENT; BEST JULY SALES SINCE 2005

    ◾52nd-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
    ◾Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck, and FIAT brands each post sales gains in July compared with same month a year ago
    ◾Jeep brand sales up 41 percent; best July sales ever
    ◾Ram pickup truck sales up 14 percent; best July sales since 2005
    ◾Sev
  • BEST-SELLING HONDA ODYSSEY RETURNS FOR 2015 WITH STELLAR REPUTATION  BEST-SELLING HONDA ODYSSEY RETURNS FOR 2015 WITH STELLAR REPUTATION

    Multiple awards, accolades and its top sales position speak to Odyssey's pinnacle status as the best minivan for families

    TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 – Beginning Aug. 2, the class-leading 2015 Honda Odyssey goes on sale with a starting Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP
  • NISSAN REWARDS OWNERSHIP AND SERVICE WITH 'KEEP SUMMER ROLLING SERVICE SWEEPSTAKES'  NISSAN REWARDS OWNERSHIP AND SERVICE WITH 'KEEP SUMMER ROLLING SERVICE SWEEPSTAKES'

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today launched its 7th annual Nissan Keep Summer Rolling Service Sweepstakes®, which runs from August 1 to September 30, 2014. With 'Service and Win*' at the core of the campaign, Nissan is making service more enjoyable by offering owners the chance to win* instant p
  • VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS JULY 2014 SALES

    ◾July sales total 30,553 units
    ◾Golf GTI delivered 1,727 units for the month, marking a 39.7 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous July
    ◾Passat delivered 8,668 units for the month
    ◾Jetta sedan delivered 11,008 units for the month
    ◾Tiguan delivered 2,121units for the month
  • VOLVO CAR GROUP ANNOUNCES JULY RETAIL SALES: VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 8.3 PER CENT, STRONG GROWTH IN CHINA AND EUROPE  VOLVO CAR GROUP ANNOUNCES JULY RETAIL SALES: VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 8.3 PER CENT, STRONG GROWTH IN CHINA AND EUROPE

    Volvo Cars' global sales up 8.3 per cent, strong growth in China and Europe
    ◾Global sales of 36,438 cars, up 8.3 per cent versus July last year
    ◾China sales up 47,8 per cent
    ◾Volvo Cars' thirteenth consecutive month of growth
    ◾Year-to-date sales of 265,451 cars, an increase of 9.3 per cent versu
  • ACURA TLX GT RACE CAR TO DEBUT AT MID-OHIO  ACURA TLX GT RACE CAR TO DEBUT AT MID-OHIO

    07/31/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif.

    ◾2015 Acura TLX to race in premier GT category
    ◾Single-car entry for RealTime Racing and driver Peter Cunningham
    ◾Race debut this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

    After completing an initial test program, Acura Motorsports will debut the new 2015
  • PANASONIC AND TESLA SIGN AGREEMENT FOR THE GIGAFACTORY

    OSAKA, Japan / PALO ALTO, USA, July 31, 2014 – Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory.

    According to the agreement,
  • Bonhams to Preview Ultra-Rare Ferrari 250 GTO at Monterey Pre-Reunion Bonhams to Preview Ultra-Rare Ferrari 250 GTO at Monterey Pre-Reunion

    An example of arguably the most famous and sought-after classic race car ever – the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO – will be previewed by Bonhams at the Monterey Pre-Reunion August 9 and 10. The classic race car, of which only 39 were constructed, will be shown in the Bonhams hospitality area at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where the historic car racing is taking place.
  • Audi achieves 43rd consecutive record month of U.S. sales in July

    - Sales for the most recent month rose 11.9% to 14,616 vehicles
    - Demand for the all-new Audi A3 Sedan remained strong deep into its launch year
    - Due to lean inventories, Audi pulled its 2015 model launch ahead

    HERNDON, Va., August 1, 2014 – Audi reported that its July 2014 sales inc