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2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Debuts As The Most Powerful Panamera Ever
With the 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Porsche is introducing a plug-in hybrid as the flagship of the model line for the first time. Combining the 4.0-liter V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo with an electric motor, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid delivers a total output of 680 hp and 626 lb.-ft. of torque. Only the limited production 918 Spyder has ever had more power. The Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds (3.3 seconds for the Executive model) and has a top track speed of 192 mph.
New Extra Large Press Starts Production As Nissan Sunderland Plant Passes Nine Million Mark
◾5,200 Tonne XL press starts production
◾£37 million pound investment in Nissan Sunderland plant
◾Total Nissan production in the UK passes nine million
Production has started on Nissan's new extra-large press at its manufacturing plant in Sunderland.
The £37 million pound project has taken j
Aston Martin At The 2017 Geneva Motor Show
Aston Martin marks the 87th Geneva international Motor Show with a significant trio of major debuts. In addition to being the global motor show debut of the acclaimed new Vanquish S – the most powerful and dynamic iteration of Aston Martin's Super GT – the British luxury brand is also proud to announce the European show debut of the AM-RB 001. This ongoing collaboration between Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the AM-RB 001 is a thrilling demonstration of technological innovation and design sophistication, resulting in a truly contemporary hypercar.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon Announced As UK Car Of The Year 2017
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon has been named Car of the Year at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2017, voted for by a panel of 27 of the country's most influential motoring journalists.
Krishan Bodhani, Head of smart and Product Management, Mercedes-Benz Cars UK, commented: 'The E-Class is one of
Lucas Orrock Signs With Jamsport For Switch To Renault UK Clio Cup In 2017
After a year competing in Europe, rapid one-make saloon car racer Lucas Orrock (Cambridge) has become the second driver in a week to announce he will contest the Renault UK Clio Cup in 2017 with the reigning Champion team JamSport.
Orrock, aged 26, was a front-running name in 2016's SEAT Leon Eu
Braced For The Next Storm: New Side Wind Stabilisation Tech Stabilises Ford Transits Whatever The Weather
◾Ford offers new Side Wind Stabilisation technology on Transit and Transit Custom commercial vehicles to help reduce driver stress on journeys in high winds
◾Ford-developed system monitors sensors 100 times per second, and if a gust is detected, carefully applies the brakes on one side to help the
Rare, Iconic Talbot-Lago T150 C To Star At Bonhams' Amelia Island Auction
New York – Few names elicit the excitement of the glorious interwar period of automotive design as Talbot-Lago. Similar to Bugatti, the French manufacturer guided by a gifted Italian is legendary for its design, style, opulence and sporting prowess. So it's with great pleasure that Bonhams an
CV Show Public Reveal For New Generation Isuzu D-Max
Prior to going on sale in the Spring, the new generation Isuzu D-Max will have its Public Reveal at the CV Show held at the NEC, Birmingham, from 25-27 April.
The new generation D-Max will be unveiled at 10:00 AM on 25th April at Isuzu's stand, Hall 5 stand 5F40.
D-Max has been extensively ove
Team BMW Heralds A New Era For BMW UK In The 2017 British Touring Car Championship
◾Returning as a Manufacturer Team after 21 years.
◾Marking ten years relationship with West Surrey Racing.
◾Welcoming back 2014 BTCC Champion, Colin Turkington.
◾Celebrating signing of multiple BTCC Independent Drivers Champion, Andrew Jordan.
◾Renewing seven year WSR deal with Series' favourite
Tested & Approved By A Champion: Football Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Bugatti Chiron The Green Light
Madrid/Molsheim, 24 February 2017. Just before deliveries of the Chiron1 start, Bugatti has requested a real champion to give the French luxury brand's new ultimate super sports car a final test drive. Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, several times World Player of the Year, reigning E
2017 Jeep® Compass: An All-New Global Compact SUV
2017 Jeep® Compass: An All-new Global Compact SUV Delivering Unsurpassed 4x4 Capability, World-class On-road Driving Dynamics, Advanced Fuel-efficient Powertrains and Premium Styling
◾Most capable compact SUV ever with the most advanced 4x4 systems in its class: ◾Jeep® Active Drive
Bill Ford To Retire As Chair Of Detroit Economic Club; DTE Energy's Gerry Anderson To Take Reins
DETROIT (February 23, 2017) – The Detroit Economic Club (DEC) today announced Bill Ford, Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman, will retire as volunteer Chair after serving the DEC for more than 12 years. Gerry Anderson, DTE Energy Chairman and CEO, will succeed Ford in the Club's leadershi
Jeff Gordon Drives Camaro ZL1 Pace Car At Daytona 500
Trio of Chevy pace vehicles this weekend also includes Silverado, Camaro SS
DAYTONA, Fla. — Three-time Daytona 500 winner and four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champ Jeff Gordon will lead the field to the start of Sunday's Daytona 500 behind the wheel of the new 2017 Camaro
Acura Named Jersey Sponsor Of Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew SS
◾Sponsorship is first-of-its-kind, exclusive branding deal for Acura, and marks the largest brand activation in Crew SC history
◾Acura branding on front panel of jersey for 2017, 2018 and 2019 seasons
◾Acura becomes Official Automotive Partner of Columbus Crew SC
Feb 24, 2017 - COLUMBUS, Ohi
Huntsville To Hollywood
Toyota Alabama Produces 5 Million Engines
Powers Six Toyota Vehicles Built in North America
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (February 24, 2017) – If the 5 million engines that Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama has produced over the past 14 years were lined up side by side, they would stretch from Hu
The Countdown Has Started: The New Arteon Celebrates Its World Premiere At The Geneva International Motor Show
◾New fastback model positioned above the Passat sets the pace in the premium mid-size class
◾Headlights and radiator grille merge to create completely new front end
Wolfsburg – Volkswagen is enhancing its model line-up with an avant-garde gran turismo: the new Arteon. The fastback model,
Fleet World Names Volvo Cars As 'One To Watch' In 2017
◾Volvo Cars voted 'One to Watch' by top fleet magazine
◾Firm's cars praised for cutting-edge safety and connectivity technology, as well as new petrol, diesel and hybrid powertrains
Volvo Cars has been awarded the 'One to Watch' accolade at this year's Fleet World Honours.
The award, which th
Groupe Renault At The 87Th Geneva International Motor Show
Renault, Alpine and Dacia are looking forward to the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show's two press days on 7-8 March.
◾Two press conferences
◾Three stands: Renault and Alpine in Hall 4, Dacia in Hall 2
NEWS from renault
◾Renault press conference at 12h15 (CET), Tuesday 7 March, pre
Mercedes-Benz Cars at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show
Highlights on the Mercedes-Benz Cars stand at the 87th Geneva Motor Show include the new E-Class Cabriolet as well as the extensively revised GLA. Mercedes-AMG provides a glimpse of the future of performance with a stunning new show car.
The focus of Mercedes-Benz's presence at this year's Geneva
Iconic and Legendary 1957 Jaguar XKSS Headlines Gooding & Company Amelia Island Auction
The First Jaguar XKSS to be Offered at Public Auction in Over a Decade
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (February 14, 2017) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is thrilled to announce a sensational 1957 Jaguar X
552Bhp Jensen Interceptor Under Starter'S Orders At Barons, Sandown Park
Barons' Classic Winter Warmer sale at Sandown Park next Tuesday, February 28th, features a huge entry of more than 70 classic and collectors cars, including a most unusual – and potent – 1973 Jensen Interceptor Mk3.
Although the body, engine block and fuel tank are original, the rest of the car
Limited Edition New Jeep Renegade Desert Hawk Announced
Plans to continue the success of the remarkable Jeep Renegade are announced today with details of a new limited edition Renegade 'Desert Hawk' version.
Following in the tyre tracks of the popular Night Eagle and Dawn of Justice versions, the new Desert Hawk will carry on the Jeep Renegade traditi
Honda's Famed NSX In Running For Readers' Award
The legendary Honda NSX has been shortlisted for a prestigious award recognising the cars that changed the world.
The brand's affordable supercar, which rewrote the sports car rulebook when it was first launched in 1990, is one of 39 game-changing models in the running to be named Autocar Readers
Super Rare Ex-Ross Brawn 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS 'Flares' Goes On Sale At Hexagon
◾Leading London classic car retailer Hexagon Classics is proud to offer for sale one of the rarest Ferrari Dinos
◾Super exclusive 1974 246 GTS has the factory-fitted option of 7½-inch Campagnolo wheels, complete with a wider track and flared wheelarches
◾Known as the 'Flares' variant, it is one of
A Smartphone On Wheels
◾Cars will increasingly become an extension of the mobile phone, enabling permanent, safe connection
◾Promoting sustainable mobility and anticipating driver needs are two future challenges
◾Carsharing and shared use fleets are models of collaborative economy that will become trends in the field of
Alfa Romeo Unveils Stelvio For First Time In Europe
◾Alfa Romeo launches the all-new Stelvio; the marque's first SUV in more than a century
◾Alfa Romeo has revealed three new Stelvio models set to go on sale in the UK: Stelvio, Stelvio Super and Stelvio Tecnica
◾UK pricing and spec will be confirmed closer to the launch date
◾For more information
Dodge Resurrects The Demon: Teaser Video No. 7 – 'Third Law'
◾'Third Law,' the seventh video in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon pre-reveal teaser campaign, launches today
◾Fans should visit www.ifyouknowyouknow.com for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to its reveal
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo to be unveiled dur
2018 S5 Sportback Leads Segment In Performance While Offering Refined Design And Functionality
◾The 2018 S5 Sportback produces 354 hp, 369 lb-ft of torque and achieves a class leading 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds
◾The S5 Sportback offers distinctive design with excellent versatility and standard seating for five
◾The S5 Sportback will arrive in dealerships spring 2017
Offering a class-l
Exclusive Military Incentive Program Returns To Hyundai
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America is offering an exclusive incentive for the men and women serving in the U.S. Military. Any active or retired U.S. Military personnel and their current spouse will receive an additional $500 off eligible new 2016 and 2017 model yea
The New Volkswagen Arteon Will Make Its World Debut At The Geneva Auto Show
◾New fastback model is positioned above the Passat
◾Headlamps and radiator grille merge to create completely new front end design
◾Avant-garde Gran Turismo is a stylish entry in the premium mid-size class
Herndon, VA — The key objective for the designers and developers of the Arteon was
Inmotion Ventures Invests In Enterprise Ridesharing Startup Splt
◾Investment in car pool platform comes ahead of European expansion
◾Second investment from InMotion's venture capital arm
London, UK, 22nd February 2017: InMotion Ventures, the venture capital business powered by Jaguar Land Rover, has completed a seed investment in enterprise-focused rid
New York Auto Show Debuts Poster Art Asks: 'What's Your Drive?'
The New York International Auto Show is pleased to announce its launch of the 2017 poster artwork which helps set the tone for New York City's iconic 117-year-old automobile event, which runs from April 14 - 23 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
By asking 'What's Your Drive?'
Second-Generation McLaren Super Series Set To Be Geneva Show-Stopper
The second-generation McLaren Super Series, which will be unveiled on March 7 at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, is set to redefine expectations of supercar capability with phenomenal stopping performance to equal its extreme acceleration. Reaching 200km/h (124mph) in 7.8 seconds, McLaren's new supercar can then brake to a standstill in just 4.6 seconds and 117 metres – six metres less than the 650S and almost on par with the legendary McLaren P1TM
Dacia To Unveil New Summit Special Edition At Geneva International Motor Show
Dacia will launch a new special edition version for the Duster, Sandero Stepway and the New Logan MCV Stepway at Geneva International Motor Show on 7th March. The Summit special editions will be based upon the highest equipment level and will stand out in particular through two exclusive exterior co
Zelos Switches To WDE Motorsport For 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup Season
Dan Zelos (Dereham) has announced he will return for a second season in the Renault UK Clio Cup in 2017 but with a different team, WDE Motorsport.
The Norfolk youngster showed flashes of great speed during his debut campaign in the championship last year with the Ciceley Motorsport outfit. His b
Around The World In 100 Days – Nissan Sets Off The ICC Champions Trophy Tour On Its Journey To The UK
There are 100 days to go until the start of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which will be played in England and Wales from the 1st to the 18th June and features the top eight one-day teams in the world. This milestone also marked the start of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour, a global
2017 Fleet World Awards Show Audi A3 And A4 Mean Business
All-round appeal of Audi premium compact hatchback and compact executive saloon is recognised by top fleet title
◾Best Premium Lower Medium award for Audi A3, Best Compact Executive Award for Audi A4 presented in London at annual Fleet World Honours ceremony
Factors such as efficiency, co
Concours Of Elegance 2017: The Biggest And Best Yet
◾The Concours of Elegance returns to Hampton Court Palace from 1-3 September, with more features and more world-class cars than ever before
◾Celebrating the very first motoring pioneers, the event will host a parade of pre-1905 cars in association with the Royal Automobile Club
◾A new Harry's Gara
Vauxhall Corsa Honoured By Fleet World
Luton – Vauxhall's Corsa has been chosen as one of the top models in the fleet industry, taking home the Best Supermini award at the 2017 Fleet World Honours.
Announced at the annual Fleet World Honours awards ceremony at the Royal Automobile Club in London on Tuesday, the Corsa topped its
Sahara Crossing Citroen 2CV Seeks New Home
◾Very rare, twin-engine, four-wheel drive 1965 Citroen 2CV Sahara for auction
◾Believed to be one of only 100 left, this example has crossed the Sahara desert twice
◾To be auctioned with a sale estimate of £60,000 to £65,000 at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show Sale on 1st –
Nissan Scouts Talent To Replace Gareth Bale
◾Nissan Global Ambassador and Real Madrid C.F star Gareth Bale is substituted for a fan in latest commercial, alongside Manchester City F.C. striker Sergio Agüero
◾Gareth Bale, unable to take part in filming due to injury, replaced by Spanish football fan Ana Rueda Hernandez, a student and part-tim
Second-Generation McLaren Super Series Set To Be Geneva Show-Stopper
◾Exceptional stopping power, braking from 200km/h (124mph) to standstill in 4.6 seconds
◾Second-generation McLaren Super Series will offer a blend of extreme performance and driving sophistication unmatched in the supercar segment
◾First film footage of McLaren's new supercar released and can be v
Mini 5-Door Wins Business Car Manager's Best Compact Company Car Of The Year 2017
◾MINI Cooper D5-door Hatch awarded Best Compact Company Car of the Year for 2017
◾Winner for the second year in a row
◾Voted for by Business Car Manager's independent panel of experts
MINI Cooper D 5-door Hatch has been awarded Best Company Car of the Year 2017 for the second year in a row by B
Hyundai Motor UK's Aftersales Programme Is Officially The Best In The Business For SME Car Fleets
◾SMEs can save money across their company car fleet with Hyundai's award-winning aftersales programme
◾Industry experts recognise outstanding levels of low-cost, high quality support that Hyundai's Fleet Aftersales Charter provides to SME customers
◾Business Car Manager awards Hyundai 'Best SME Af
Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. Wins At Business Van Manager Awards
◾Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. awarded Best Green Van by Business Van Manager
◾Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. praised for efficiency
◾The van with 106 miles of range (NEDC) available from £13,298.48 (inc. PiVG and excl. battery hire and VAT)
The 100 per cent electric Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. has proved its e
Trio Of New Dealers Sign-Up To SsangYong
Three new SsangYong dealerships appointed in Kings Lynn, Reading and Worthing
A further three new dealers have joined the SsangYong network in key locations that include Kings Lynn, Reading and Worthing.
The new appointments are:
◾Charters Group - Reading
◾Clarion Cars - Worthing
Hat-Trick Of Trophies For Volkswagen At 2017 Business Van Awards
◾Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles scoops three awards at 2017 Business Van Awards
◾Transporter named overall Business Van of the Year for 2017
◾Transporter awarded 'Best Large Trades Van'
◾Kombi wins 'Best Crew Van' third year in a row
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has scored its second hat-tri
Vauxhall Cars And Vans Dominate At Business Car Manager Awards
Luton– Vauxhall has scooped a total of six top honours at the Business Car Manager Awards, across car and van categories, which were presented today in London.
Beating off stiff competition, the Astra was the big winner at the ceremony, picking up the headline award of 'Business Car Manage
Aston Martin At The 2017 Geneva Motor Show
◾Global motor show debut of Vanquish S
◾European show debut of AM-RB 001 hypercar
◾Q by Aston Martin personalisation service now available for DB11
◾Q by Aston Martin now provides multi-tiered offering
22 February 2017, Gaydon: Aston Martin marks the 87th Geneva international Motor Show
Toyota's New Exhaust Purifying Catalyst Reduces Precious Metal Usage By 20 Percent
◾New catalyst is world's first1 integrally molded FLAD®2 substrate
◾Groundbreaking design reduces catalyst volume by 20 percent
Toyota City, Japan, February 22, 2017 -- Toyota Motor Corporation announces the commercial availability of a new, smaller catalyst that uses 20 percent less prec
2017 Volkswagen E-Golf Offers Improved Range And Fuel Economy
◾EPA releases official fuel-economy numbers for the new e-Golf
◾Increased battery capacity gives 2017 e-Golf an EPA-estimated range of 125 miles—a 50 percent increase over the previous model year
◾EPA-estimated 126 city MPGe and annual fuel cost of $550
◾Upgraded electric motor produces 134 horse
Dodge Brand Connects With Fans By Inviting A Limited Number To The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Reveal In NYC
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo – the all-new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – will be unveiled during New York International Auto Show week in April
◾A limited number of loyal fans of the brand's social media channels will enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the all-new 2018 Challenger SRT D
Chevrolet Supports Next Generation Of All-Stars
Brand taps Andrew McCutchen and Alex Morgan as youth sports ambassadors
DETROIT — Chevrolet has enlisted the help of two world-class athletes to support the brand's youth sports programs around the country. Andrew McCutchen, MLB All-Star and outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, wi
Lexus Tops J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study For Sixth Consecutive Year; Camry Most Dependable Vehicle Overall
Toyota Motor North America receives 10 segment awards
◾Lexus and Toyota models lead more than half of all segments
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 – The Lexus brand has captured the highest ranking in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for a sixth consecutive year in the 2017 J.D. Power
Industry-Leading Improvement Catapults Hyundai'S Nameplate Ranking In 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study
Hyundai Achieved Its Best Ranking Ever
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 – Hyundai improved dramatically in the 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) with an industry-leading reduction in problems reported by owners, ranking sixth among all nameplates. Problems per
2018 Audi S4 Achieves A Class-Leading 0-60 MPH Time In Its Competitive Segment
◾Offering the quickness and competence expected from Audi S models, the all-new S4 achieves a class-leading 0-60 mph of 4.4 seconds
◾Providing more horsepower and torque, the S4's all-new 3.0-liter TFSI® V6 produces 354 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque
◾Representing a balance of daily driving performanc
$9.4 Million Rains Down On Mecum Los Angeles
First Auction at The Fairplex in Pomona, California, Deemed Successful
WALWORTH, Wis. – Feb. 22, 2017 – Sales totals at Mecum Auctions' inaugural Los Angeles classic- and collector-car auction climbed to more than $9.3 million when the auction company returned to the Golden State
Open-Air Audi A5 And S5 Now Available To Order In The UK
Cut from the same cloth as the Coupé and Sportback, the new Audi A5 Cabriolet will usher in spring in a completely new form
◾Open for order now, with first deliveries starting in late April
◾SE, Sport and S line specification
◾Petrol engine line-up comprises 190PS 2.0 TFSI manual and S tr
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 60th Anniversary & Retrospective – The Early Beginnings
MONTEREY, Calif., February 22, 2017 — The rich and storied history of then-named Laguna Seca Raceway officially began November 9, 1957 with the inaugural race called the Eighth Annual Pebble Beach Road Races. This was a continuation of the racing through the forest at nearby Pebble Beach that
F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough
◾F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study
◾Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according t
Aston Martin Unleashes V8 And V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions
With the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship® set to kick off on 26 March, Aston Martin has unveiled its latest additions to the Vantage range; the V8 and V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions.
These true collectibles have been created by the marque's in-house personalisation service; Q by Aston Martin. Celebrating the two brands' unique 'Innovation Partnership', Aston Martin's latest global offering takes approval from Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, with their signatures adorning both sill and inspection plaques.
Renault Sport Formula One Team Launches The R.S.17 In London
Powered by Renault Sport Racing's R.E.17 power unit, the R.S.17 has no carry over parts from the R.S.16. The team has worked from a clean sheet of paper to respond to Formula 1's latest regulations. It is the first Formula 1 car designed from the outset by Renault Sport Racing from its two locations in Enstone, England and Viry-Châtillon, France.
Nissan Signs Actor Margot Robbie As Its First Electric Vehicle Ambassador
◾Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan's electric vehicle and zero emission programme
◾In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution
Abarth Showcases 124 Spider Heritage At London Classic Car Show
Abarth UK is preparing to turn the rallying clock back more than five decades, while bringing the Scorpion brand right up-to-date with its most recent addition, at this year's London Classic Car Show.
The performance car brand's exhibition stand (E70) is this year dedicated to the Abarth 124 spid
Aaron Thompson Signs With Title Holder Jamsport For 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup
Aaron Thompson (Romford) has added to the growing number of top young racing talent to join the Renault UK Clio Cup for 2017 by signing with the reigning Champion team JamSport.
Thompson won the Junior Fiesta crown with JamSport in 2015 and came close to taking the senior title at his first atte
Toyota And Shell One Step Closer To A Hydrogen Refueling Network In California
Seven hydrogen stations and $16 million award proposed by the California Energy Commission
Torrance, Calif., February 20, 2017 -- On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infra
Jaguar F-Pace Collects 'Best SUV' Award At Fleet World Honours
◾The Jaguar F-PACE has won yet another major award in 2017, having been crowned 'Best SUV' at the Fleet World Honours
◾Fleet World judges praised the F-PACE for its impressive all-round abilities as an engaging drivers' car, a genuinely practical SUV and a very accomplished fleet proposition
Hyundai i10 Honoured As The 'Unbeatable' City Car For Fleets
◾Hyundai i10 named best in class for fleet operators
◾Expert panel recognises city car's outstanding comfort, low running costs and generous equipment levels for business users
◾Fleet World honours the Hyundai i10 for second consecutive year, saying it is the 'product to beat'
Nissan Navara Named 'Best Pick-Up' Again
The Nissan Navara has been crowned Best Pick-Up at the prestigious Fleet World Honours for the second year running.
Judges from the influential industry title put all models in the increasingly crowded segment through their paces before choosing the market-leading model as their outright winner.
New Citroën Dispatch Wins Best Medium Van In The 2017 Van Fleet World Honours
New Citroën Dispatch has continued its award-winning ways by taking the Best Medium Van prize in the 2017 Van Fleet World Honours.
The New Citroën Dispatch has been named Medium Van of the Year in the 2017 Van Fleet World Honours. The award was won jointly with the Peugeot Expert and Toyot
Triple Crown For Renault At Fleet World Honours 2017
◾Renault picks up three awards at the Fleet World Honours 2017
◾100 per cent electric Renault ZOE wins Best Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
◾All-New Mégane wins Best Lower Medium Car
◾All-New Grand Scénic wins Best MPV
◾Renault range is praised for head-turning design, efficiency and technologies
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Scoops Two Awards At 2017 Fleet World Honours
The E-Class has been named 'Best New Car' and 'Best Executive Car' at this year's prestigious Fleet World Honours.
Recognised as one of the most technologically advanced cars in its segment, the E-Class was praised thanks to its refinement, comfort and good looks.
Alex Grant, editor of
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Named Manufacturer Of The Year
◾Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles claims top Van Fleet World Honours award
◾Brand is named Manufacturer of the Year in 2017 awards
◾New services and initiatives aimed at fleets are key to success
◾Crafter wins first UK awards: named 'Best New Van' and 'Best Large Van'
Volkswagen Commercial Vehic
FCA Wins 'Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer' At Fleet World Honours
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been named Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer in the prestigious Fleet World Awards.
The award recognises the strides made by the company's fleet and business department, which represents Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo and Jeep®.
Judges were impressed not
Peugeot Expert Awarded Best Medium Van In The 2017 Van Fleet World Honours
◾PEUGEOT Expert collects third award in three months
◾'Car-like driving environment with perfect dimensions for urban use'
The New PEUGEOT Expert has been named 'Best Medium Van of the Year' in the 2017 Van Fleet World Honours. The trophy was presented at a ceremony held at the RAC Club in Londo
All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV Wins Crossover Of The Year Award In The 2017 Fleet World Honours
◾First Fleet sector award for the All-New 3008 SUV
◾All-New 3008 SUV launched on UK roads only last month
The All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV has been named 'Crossover of the Year' in the 2017 Fleet World Honours. The award was presented at the RAC Club in London earlier today. This is the latest prize
Superb Adds To Trophy Haul With 2017 Fleet World Honours Victory
◾ŠKODA flagship crowned Fleet World Best Upper Medium Car 2017
◾Superb retains title it first won in 2016
◾Judges praise Superb's practicality and value for money
◾Superb SE Technology models designed for business customers
Milton Keynes, 21 February 2017: The ŠKODA Superb has added to
Kumho Receives Yet More International Design Awards
In the past few years, the products of the innovative Korean tyre producer Kumho have received a number of iF, Red Dot, IDEA and Good Design awards – i.e. the world's top design accolades. Now the company has been presented with not one but two more iF Awards for its ever-growing trophy cabinet. The
Infiniti Co-Developed Second Generation ERS Unveiled With All-New R.S.17
◾INFINITI reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team's new race car unveil today.
◾The all-new R.S.17 incorporates for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System.
◾INFINITI also provides the Renault Sport Formula
Nissan Partners With Blake Shelton To Bring Its American Titan To Country Music Fans Across The U.S.
◾Sponsorship includes 13 Blake Shelton headliner events and 14 festival tour appearances
◾Blake Shelton 'Doing It To Country Songs' Tour, presented by Nissan TITAN, opened Feb. 16 in Bakersfield, Calif., ends on Sept. 16 in Colorado Springs
◾2017 Nissan TITAN and TITAN XD full-size trucks to have
The Power Of Engagement: New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties With Minority Business Associations
Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum' launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
February 21, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing or
FCA US World Class Manufacturing Academy Spreads Its Roots To Indiana
◾FCA US and UAW make $2.1 million investment in two Indiana training facilities
◾Fourth World Class Manufacturing Academy installment since 2012
◾FCA US has committed investments of more than $1.9 billion and added more than 4,100 new jobs to its Indiana transmission operations since June 2009
Borla® Announces Axle-Back Exhaust For Cadillac ATS-V
BORLA sound and innovation blends seamlessly with Cadillac luxury and performance
BORLA® Performance Industries is pleased to announce an Axle-back exhaust designed and engineered exclusively for the high-performance 2016-2017 Cadillac ATS-V model.
The BORLA Axle-back Exhaust (part number 14
Next-Generation Cadillac User Experience Debuts In CTS
◾Cloud-based driver preferences
◾Collection application suite
NEW YORK – Cadillac today announced the next-generation Cadillac user experience system, which offers a more personalized, intuitive interface, and debuts in the Cadillac CTS, beginning with the 2017 int
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Awarded 'Best Value Electric Passenger Car In America' By Vincentric
Mitsubishi Mirage and Mirage G4 identified as having the Lowest Cost of Ownership in their class
CYPRESS, Calif., – The Mitsubishi i-MiEV was announced as the 2017 winner of the Vincentric Best Value in America™ award for the Electric/Plug-in Hybrid segment. Now in its 13th year, Vi
2017 Subaru Impreza Earns IIHS 2017 Top Safety Pick + Award
◾Impreza equipped with EyeSight received a 'Superior' rating in front crash prevention testing
◾Impreza equipped with EyeSight and LED Steering Responsive Headlights received Top Safety Pick+ Award
◾Only small car to earn top ratings in all 2017 IIHS evaluations
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Suba
Concept Cars Are A Reality At The London Classic Car Show
Spanning more than 70 years of automotive history, the rarely-seen foursome will form a special showcase curated by two of the UK's premier monthly motoring titles: Octane and EVO magazines.
SsangYong Showcases Its Xavl Mid-Size Suv Concept At Geneva
XAVL is a further iteration of the XAV concept which was presented at the Frankfurt motor show in 2015. Inspired by the classic Korando model of the 1990s, XAVL - the eXciting Authentic Vehicle Long SUV - presents a tough and masculine looking SUV concept that blends advanced convenience and the practicality of a multi-purpose MPV.
Hyundai Motorsport To Enter Circuit Racing With TCR Project
◾Hyundai Motorsport has announced its first project for circuit racing, a TCR-specification design based on the New Generation i30
◾The new car will be built and developed by the Customer Racing department at Hyundai Motorsport's headquarters in Alzenau, Germany
◾Testing will begin in early spring
Coys Revs Up London With 20-Car Auction At Inaugural Historic Motorsport International Show
International auctioneers Coys will be putting 20 classic and sports cars under the hammer at a new high-octane auction at Historic Motorsport International show on Saturday 25thFebruary in London's ExCeL.
Historic Motorsport International is held alongside the London Classic Car Show, a must att
Hackett Introduces Second Aston Martin Capsule Collection
20 February 2017: Following the success of the debut Aston Martin by Hackett capsule collection, the British brands collaborate for a second collection for Spring/Summer 2017. Hackett's long-standing partnership with Aston Martin, one of Britain's most renowned automobile companies, strengthe
THE PEUGEOT 208 WRX READY FOR ACTION!
Team Peugeot Hansen will be back in action in this year's FIA World Rallycross Championship which promises to deliver yet another fiercely fought season, with the calendar due to kick off in Barcelona, Spain, on April 1-2. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen have the 2017 Drivers' and Teams' crowns i
Renault E.Dams Win Buenos Aires Eprix
Renault e.dams has won the third ePrix of season three of the FIA Formula E Championship with a mature and confident drive from Sébastien Buemi on the Puerto Madero circuit. The win is Séb's third in a row and the team's sixth consecutive victory, taking the Renault e.dams tally to twelve from twent
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Backs Up AA Support With More Transporter Vans
◾Vehicles will be used across AA's renowned recovery service fleet
◾AA's order of 500 Transporters last year is bolstered by further 158 vehicles
◾New deal continues close relationship between AA and Volkswagen
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is extending its working partnership with the UK's la
Podium For Audi Driver Di Grassi In Buenos Aires
◾Audi factory driver clinches third place in Formula E race in Argentina
◾First pole position for the Brazilian in the electric racing series
◾Daniel Abt with comeback drive from grid position 16 to seventh place
Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi on clinching third place in Buenos Aires (Arge
Concept Cars Are A Reality At The London Classic Car Show
◾Four rarely-seen show-stoppers on display at ExCeL
◾Futuristic pioneers from Aston Martin, Jaguar, Peugeot and Vauxhall
◾Advance tickets on sale offering significant savings
A quartet of pioneering concept cars will be another of the major highlights at this week's London Classic Car Show (23-
Techrules' Supercar Production Design Will Add Drama To 2017 Geneva Motor Show
Beijing, 20 February 2017 – Techrules reveals dramatic design details of its production supercar, set to debut on 7 March 2017 at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show.
This latest rendering reveals how the China-based automotive R&D company will combine its innovative proprietary Turbi
Arrinera Receives First Customer Orders For 500BHP Hussarya GT As 2017 Build Slots Get Underway
◾Arrinera Racing inspired by Anglo-Polish sporting and historical ties
◾First two customer orders placed, following year of successful track testing
◾Hussarya GT to make GT race debut later this year
◾Build slots for 2017 on sale
London, 20 February 2017 – One year on from the debut of
Coys Hammer To Come Down On Twenty Star Lots At HMI
◾Lots include sought-after Aston Martins, Ferraris and Jaguars
◾Notable competition prepared cars ready for the season ahead
◾Free viewing of all auction lots, but auction attendance by catalogue
Renowned auctioneers Coys have confirmed the 20 prized lots coming under the hammer at this week's
95 Cars For Auction At The Race Retro Classic Car Sale
◾95 best of breed classic and sports cars will be offered by Silverstone Auctions at Race Retro on 25th and 26th February.
◾The auction house has compiled its best ever Race Retro catalogue.
◾A1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT will headline the sale with an estimate of £300,000 to £350,000.
Seat Unlocks Its Digital Potential At Mobile World Congress 2017
◾The company is presenting its advances in connectivity, including a predictive assistant, real-time traffic forecasts and en-route recommendations, among others
◾A simulator will show what future driving will be like in the connected car
◾Sector experts will discuss the role of technologies in fu
Nissan Pathfinder Named One Of The '12 Best Family Cars Of 2017' By Kelley Blue Book's Kbb.Com
◾Nissan's redesigned 3-row family SUV named to prestigious list for fourth straight year
◾Award program focuses on safety, value, reputation, technology and other family friendly factors
◾Child car safety seat evaluation also highly considered – Pathfinder offers innovative EZ Flex Seating System™
Nissan Donates $25,000 To Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute To Support Mentoring & Educational Efforts For Local Youth
◾Nissan has supported the mission of the Evers Institute since 2013
◾The resources will be used to support a wide range of youth development initiatives
CANTON, Miss. — Nissan has donated $25,000 to the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute (MMEI) to support ongoing mentoring and academic training e
FCA US Announces 387 Dealerships Earn Customer First Award For Excellence
◾387 Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships have earned Customer First Award for Excellence certification
◾Customer First dealerships provide highest level of sales and service experience
February 20, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC announced today that 387 Chrysler, Jee
Camaro ZL1 Goes For 200 Mph
Fastest Camaro ever rips hole in the air at Germany's Papenburg High Speed Oval
DETROIT — Slide over to the next lane. The Camaro ZL1 Coupe has a top speed of 198 mph (318 km/h).
Chevrolet tested the max velocity of the ZL1 (with 10-speed automatic) on the High Speed Oval at Germ
Bees Inspire Lightweight, Strong Honeycomb Cargo Shelf In All-New Ford Ecosport Suv
◾Adjustable cargo floorboard in all-new Ford EcoSport, made of high-strength 100 percent recycled paper honeycomb, helps compact SUV customers – committed to going small and living big – do more with less
◾Constructed from all-natural paper and water-based glue, six-pound honeycomb floorboard is bo
Mazda Adds Marino Franchitti To Driver Lineup At Sebring
- Scotsman Completes Driver Trio in No. 70 Mazda Prototype -
IRVINE, Calif. (February 20, 2017) – The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Franchitti will join the No. 70 Castrol Edge/ModSpace Mazd
All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Named Autoguide.Com's Truck Of The Year
DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 17, 2017 – Add yet another trophy to the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor showcase. The all-new Raptor crushed the competition in the California desert to earn AutoGuide.com's Pickup Truck of the Year. Earlier this year, Raptor took home Best Pickup Truck of 2017 honors from Cars.
Exclusive Access To The Making Of A Supercar: Acura Launches 'NSX Insider Experience' For Owners
TORRANCE, Calif. – Acura announced today the launch of the NSX Insider Experience, a personalized program designed for NSX owners1 to experience the making of their bespoke supercar. The program gives owners a curated, one-on-one tour of key Acura facilities across Ohio, including the Perform
'Mulholland Speedster' Awarded The Custom d'Elegance At The 67Th Annual Sacramento Autorama
Built by Troy Ladd of Hollywood Hotrods, the heavily modified 1936 Packard with a disappearing top and V-12 was awarded the highest honor in custom cars, beating out five of the top customs in the world, during the awards ceremony at the Sacramento Autorama on Sunday, February 19, 2017.
Hurley Haywood Named Grand Marshal of the 40th Anniversary Classic Motorsports Mitty Sanctioned by HSR
- Haywood and Featured Marque Porsche a Perfect Pairing for Milestone Mitty
- Porsche Experience Tour presented by Michelin Features Friday Georgia Road Trip to The Mitty
- Premier Historic and Vintage Racing Weekend at Road Atlanta Features Full Schedule of HSR Sprint and Enduro Races
New North American Pre-Owned Program Marks Timeless Appeal Of Aston Martin
February 17, 2017, Irvine, CA:Aston Martin The Americas is today revealing full details of its new certified pre-owned car program now available in North America: Timeless Certified Pre-Owned (CPO).
Timeless CPO builds on the strong foundation of the luxury British brand's pre-owned sports
All-New Audi SQ5 Ready To Retake The Lead In The UK
Latest SQ5 with 354PS V6 TFSI joins UK Audi range following its recent world debut at the NAIAS in Detroit
◾All-new SQ5 TFSI now available to order priced from £51,200 OTR – first UK deliveries expected in June
◾Newly adopted 3.0 TFSI petrol engine with 354PS and 500Nm (368.8 lb-ft), 0 to 6
Preserved 1980 MG B GT To Take Auction-Goers Back In Time
◾1980 MG B GT in original, preserved and unrestored condition for auction with CCA
◾More than 30 years in dry storage and just 1,500 recorded miles
◾Offered at an estimate of £12,000 to £15,000 at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show
A 1980 MG B GT in time-warp condition with
All-Action Show Gets Ready For The Off
Final countdown to the inaugural HMI has begun
◾Guest appearances from no fewer than five Le Mans winners
◾Cars for sale range from F1 racers to club classics
◾Launches, presentations, a conference, auction and so much more…
The starter's flag is about to be dropped to mark the opening
Seat Sales Kick Off The Year At A Good Pace
Best result since 2003
◾The brand delivers 32,300 cars, 16.5% more than in January of 2016
◾Sales experience double-digit growth in Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Italy
◾United Kingdom grows registrations by 23.6% compared to January 2016
Martorell, 17/02/2017. -
Volvo Car UK To Recruit 300 New Technicians As A Result Of Continued Brand Growth
◾Volvo Car UK will actively seek 300 new technicians to increase numbers by almost 50%
◾UK dealerships will average eight technicians per site by 2020
◾Recruits will get the chance to work on exciting, industry-leading technologies
Volvo Car UK is launching a nationwide recruitment drive for 30
Every Climatic Condition In A Single Chamber
Science on wheels
◾Materials undergo extreme weather testing in the auto industry to certify their quality and durability
◾Parts are tested at between -40 and 110 degrees Centigrade and can remain up to four months in a chamber that simulates continuous solar radiation
Volkswagen Group Delivers 813,700 Vehicles In January
Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: 'Outside China, the Group recorded solid growth of 4.9 per cent in its worldwide markets.'
Wolfsburg, 17 February 2017 – In January, the Volkswagen Group handed over 813,700 vehicles to customers worldwide. 'Following strong growth last year, speci
Volkswagen Brand Starts New Year With Half A Million Vehicles Delivered
◾Global deliveries in January slightly below previous year
◾Special effects in China
◾Positive developments especially in Europe and the USA
Wolfsburg, 17 February 2017 – In January 2017, the Volkswagen brand handed over 495,900 vehicles to customers throughout the world, corresponding t
Nissan And Nismo Announce Global Motorsport Program For 2017
◾Nissan and NISMO aim to retake SUPER GT title with new 2017 spec Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500
◾Nissan and NISMO to strengthen Customer Racing programs with the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, racing engines for Daytona Prototype International (DPi), LMP1 (privateers), and LMP3.
◾To greatly enhance its competit
Subaru Launches New Campaign To Celebrate The All-New 2017 Impreza
Series of Spots and Content-Driven Website Highlight the Owner Experience and Joys of Being Behind the Wheel
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. today debuted a series of new advertising spots centered around the launch of the all-new 2017 Impreza. The new work showcases th
Notorious Paris Thrill Ride 'C'était Un Rendez-Vous' Gets Ford Mustang Reboot, With Virtual Reality And 360 View
◾Ford Mustang is the star of a reboot of the iconic driving short 'C'était un Rendez-Vous' – made using 360 and virtual reality technology
◾Famous French film maker Claude Lelouch – who was behind the original 9-minute film – helps remake petrolheads' fantasy as 'Re-Rendez-Vous' to celebrate 40th a
2017 Accord Hybrid And CR-V Earn High Environmental Scores From The American Council For An Energy-Efficient Economy
Feb 17, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif.
The Honda Accord Hybrid was named to the 'Greenest Vehicles of 2017' list from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for being one of the most environmentally responsible nameplates available to consumers for the 2017 model year and fo
Hyundai Motor Shows First Impression Of New Generation I30 Wagon
◾New wagon bodystyle will be the next member in the i30 family, following launch of five-door
◾Timeless design of i30 is enhanced by versatile and elegant form of wagon
◾The New Generation i30 Wagon will celebrate its world premiere at Geneva International Motor Show 2017 during the Hyundai press
Royal Camaro's Golden Anniversary At Amelia Island Concours
GM brass wasn't enthusiastic about adding a sixth model to Chevrolet's 1967 model lineup . . . until they saw the prototype. It was a knockout. The new Chevy, codenamed Panther, began to appear in the automotive business journals and enthusiast publications more than a half-century ago.
Pagani Huayra Roadster
The objective is always to outdo oneself. Pure beauty in all shapes and surfaces - this is the philosophy behind Horacio Pagani's latest creation. From this foundation is built a masterpiece with a perfect balance of attention to detail and technological advancement. The combination of Art and Science: a founding principle and cornerstone to the philosophy of Pagani Automobili. This creed comes from the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, who pursued perfection in form and function at every stage of the process, down to the most minute component of the design. All Pagani creations are born from this relentless chase of beauty and passion. The Pagani Huayra Roadster represents an unbridled artistic showcase, featuring the most dynamic technology; this is Horacio Pagani's open-air tribute to the gods of wind.
The Ferrari 812 Superfast
Ferrari has selected the 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlinetta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque's history.
This new car not only introduces a plethora of innovative features but is also particularly significant as the V12 series marked the official start of the glorious Prancing Horse story in 1947, 70 years ago this year.
Trio Of Hondas Give A Glimpse Of The Future At The 2017 Geneva Motor Show
All-new Honda Civic Type R makes world debut in production form
◾Clarity Fuel Cell is the world's most advanced fuel cell vehicle, with class-leading maximum range of 620 km / 385 miles
◾European show debut for Honda NeuV concept car
From the next chapter of the Type R legend to a concept car t
Pothole Warning Beams To Your Dash Could Save You Cash
◾Crowd-sourced virtual pothole map will identify potholes and suggest alternative routes
◾Research has begun into a virtual pothole map for drivers
◾Cost of repairing damage caused by potholes can easily top £400
◾Bad road surfaces contribute to more than a third of all accidents every year
Calling All Half-Term Heroes – The MG GS Is The Car For You!
Christmas may only feel like five minutes ago, but families up and down the country are already gearing up for the February half-term. With parents nationwide facing the prospect of entertaining their little ones for five days, there's never been a better time to snap up a brand new set of wheels.
Volkswagen Adds 'Security & Service' Feature To Car-Net
◾Upgrades for Volkswagen's connected car technology
◾'Security & Service' builds on existing Car-Net functionality
◾Available on Tiguan now; coming to the wider Volkswagen range in due course
Milton Keynes, 16 February 2017 – When Volkswagen engineers talk about a 'connected car', it is
Dodge Resurrects The Demon: Teaser Video No. 6 – 'Multiplication'
◾'Multiplication,' the sixth video in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon pre-reveal teaser campaign, launches today
◾Fans should visit www.ifyouknowyouknow.com for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to its reveal
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo to be unveiled
Onerepublic To Headline 2017 Honda Civic Tour
Feb 16, 2017 - LOS ANGELES, Calif.
◾Civic Tour Continues 16 Years Strong with Powerhouse Lineup for 2017: http://honda.us/Announce
◾Special Guest Fitz and The Tantrums and James Arthur Support Massive North American Summer Tour
◾Ticket Presales Begin Monday, February 20
Chicago News Names 2017 Mazda CX-3 Best Crossover Of The Year
February 16, 2017 -- Recognized for its unparalleled combination of premium amenities, efficiency and value, the 2017 Mazda CX-3 has been awarded as the 'Best Crossover of the Year' by Chicago News.
The 2017 CX-3 won competing against four other vehicles in the segment and was recognized f
Subaru Of America Announces 50Th Anniversary Celebration Year
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru today announced its year of 50th celebrations, leading up to its 50th anniversary on February 15, 2018. In keeping with a company known for supporting good causes, the automaker is marking its 50th anniversary with a special donation of '50 cars for 50 years' to be
Globetrotter 1936 Lagonda Returns To Olympia After 81 Years For Coys Auction
A 1936 Lagonda LG45 'Razor Edge' Saloon first seen at the Olympia Motor Show 81 years ago is to go under the hammer at the same venue this Saturday 18th February after travelling around the globe.
International auctioneers Coys are selling the car at their 70-car auction at The Olympia Historic A
Toyota Again Named The 'World'S Most Admired' Motor Vehicle Company By Fortune
Survey Ranks Toyota as No. 1 in Industry for Third Consecutive Year
Plano, Texas (Feb. 16, 2017) – Toyota was once again named by Fortune as one of the 'World's Most Admired Companies' and named the No. 1 Motor Vehicle company for the third consecutive year in an annual ranking. Fortu
Driving Performance On Land And On The Water
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing celebrate 10 years of collaboration by unveiling the stunning new 2017 50' Marauder AMG inspired by the Mercedes-AMG GT R
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing teamed up again this year to continue to set new benchmarks and push the limits of performance by pr
Maven Joins The City Of Los Angeles In Expanding Sustainable Transportation Solutions
Maven to expand L.A. car-sharing and ridesharing services by introducing the Chevrolet Bolt Electric Vehicle to the fleet
◾Starting in Los Angeles, Maven is collaborating with cities and municipalities to co-create smart transportation options that aim to enhance mobility, cr
Sleek, Aerodynamic, Powerful And Stylish – Honda Marine Concept Engine Reveals A Bold Future For Honda Marine
Feb 16, 2017 - ALPHARETTA, Ga.
◾Honda Marine keeps the momentum rolling with the debut at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show of a concept engine that could power the future of boating
◾Sleek, Stylish concept engine – inspired by the Acura NSX American-made Supercar – imagines a bold new
Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Named 2017 Canadian Car Of The Year
TORONTO, Ontario (February 16, 2017) — The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack won the prestigious 2017 Canadian Car of the Year award from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) today at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. Some 60 Canadian automotive journalists vote on th
All Systems Go for Opel Astra TCR's Second Season
Intensive further development of Opel's customer racing touring car for 2017
Technical partner Kissling Motorsport also takes over customer support
Rüsselsheim. Before the start of the 2017 international circuit racing season, the Opel Astra TCR is currently undergoing the
BMW Of Denver Doubles Its Size At New Colorado Location
Grand Re-Opening March 25 At Colorado's Oldest and Only Exclusive BMW Motorcycle Retailer
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 16, 2017…BMW of Denver is on a Rocky Mountain high since moving its motorcycle retail operations from a 10,000-square-foot facility in Aurora, CO to a brand new 20
Lamborghini Accademia 2017 – News And Calendar
◾The Winter Accademia in Livigno kicks off the season
with the new Aventador S
◾On track for the first time at Spa-Francorchamps and Yas Marina
◾At Mugello Circuit, in Tuscany, to taste the real made in Italy
Sant'Agata Bolognese, 16 February 2017 – The 2017 Lamborghini Accademia seaso
Record Breaking Raging Bull At Race Retro Sale
◾A 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S that achieved 12 speed records will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions.
◾The car is one of only 25 examples madeand will be offered at auction with an estimate of £325,000 to £350,000.
◾The auction takes place at Race Retro, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshir
Caterham Academy Announces CAR Magazine As Media Partner For 2017 Season
Caterham has unveiled CAR magazine as the 2017 Academy Championship media partner.
CAR magazine, founded in 1962, will be thrust into the world of motorsport once again, with one of its writers – features editor Ben Miller – taking his first steps in racing with the ever-popular Academy Ch
Aston Martin Appoints Sky Group As Sole Tokyo Dealer
15 February 2017, Tokyo: As part of its investment in the key Japanese market, Aston Martin is today announcing the appointment of leading luxury car retailer Sky Group as its sole dealer in Tokyo.
The new flagship Aston Martin Tokyo dealership will enjoy a prime location in the centre of
Second-Generation McLaren Super Series Set To Raise The Limits Of Supercar Performance
◾New 4.0-litre engine will power second-generation McLaren Super Series
◾Twin-turbocharged V8 provides stunning performance: acceleration to 200km/h (124mph) takes 7.8 seconds and the standing quarter mile 10.3 seconds
◾New exhaust system has been tuned to provide a soundtrack to match the extreme
Nissan Europe Launches Strategy To Improve Customer Ownership Experience Through New Technology And Services
◾Advances in car connectivity, safety technology and personalisation will give customers more control managing their vehicles
◾New technologies and services anticipated to contribute 30% of Nissan's aftersales revenue in Europe by 2022
Rolle, Switzerland (Feb. 15, 2017) – Nissan Europe ha
Kia Motors Supports BFBS In The Alps For The Fifth Consecutive Year
◾Kia Motors have now supported British Forces Broadcasting Service for five years
◾The team received a Sorento to aid their trip to Meribel, France
Kia Motors (UK) Ltd is proud to have sponsored the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) at the 2017 Inter Services Skiing and Snowboarding Cha
Quest For Better Fuel Economy, Performance Leads Ford To $200 Million Investment In New Wind Tunnel Complex
◾With fuel efficiency and performance near the top of many consumer wish lists, Ford is committed to maintaining its leadership in both production and race vehicles with a $200 million investment in a new complex targeting improved product technology and design
◾The wind tunnel complex will feature
Kia Motors Shows Basketball Fans Some Love With Free Ride Offer During NBA All-Star Weekend In New Orleans
◾Kia Gives Select Passengers in 'The Big Easy' a Chance to Win Tickets to Sunday's NBA All-Star Game or Meet NBA Players with an Interactive In-Vehicle Game During Rides
◾'Kia All-Star Ride' available Feb. 15 - 18, from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. CT in New Orleans1
◾Passengers simply select 'Kia All-Star
Honda Enters Partnership With Drive, New Smart Mobility Innovation Center In Tel Aviv
Feb 15, 2017
◾Honda will provide expertise and prototype development opportunities to Israeli startups and entrepreneurs through its Xcelerator initiative
◾DRIVE partnership deepens Honda's connections with innovation sector in Israel
◾Honda collaborations continue with 2017 OurCrowd Globa
New Engine Options, Trim Packages And Technology For The 2018 Jaguar F-Pace, XF And XE Models
◾Jaguar XE, XF and F-PACE models now offer an available 247HP turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder gas engine
◾New top-of-the-range Jaguar XE S introduced for 2018 raises the performance bar, increasing power output to 380HP
◾Forward Traffic Detection and Forward Vehicle Guidance added to suite of
Jaguar And Shell Launch World'S First In-Car Payment System
◾Jaguar and Shell launch the first-ever payment system by a car
◾The new Shell app is part of a suite of new model year updates for the 2018 Jaguar XE, XF and F-PACE models
◾Drivers can use PayPal or Apple Pay® via their car's touchscreen to pay for fuel at Shell service stations (1)
Mitsubishi Motors' 'Kids Talk Safety' Campaign Wins 2017 Driving Engagement Award
Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) recognizes 'Kids Talk Safety' as the most buzz-worthy social media campaign of 2016
CYPRESS, Calif. – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) received the fifth annual Driving Engagement Award for the most buzz-worthy social media cam
Mercedes-Benz Plant Celebrates Milestone On Valentine's Day: 20 Years Of Production In Alabama
◾February 14th also marks 20 Years of Auto Production for Alabama
◾Multiple 20-year milestones still to come in 2017
◾More than 2.5 million vehicles since launch
The Year 1997 was historic and life-changing for many Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI) Team Members and it launched the
Remarkably Pure Ferrari 166 MM Completes RM Sotheby's Stellar Offering at Amelia Island
• RM Sotheby's rounds out superlative Amelia Island catalogue with an exceptionally pure 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta
• A two-time Mille Miglia entrant, chassis 0058 M is the latest in a series of multi-million-dollar entries confirmed for RM Sotheby's 10-11 March sale
• The official auction of
Royal Cadillac Limousine 'Duchess' Stars At Amelia Concours
Edward VIII's unique Cadillac limousinewill take center stage at the 22ndannual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.Royal tradition holds that the British Sovereign's car is a Daimler, but the man who abdicated the throne of England in 1936 for the love of an American girl became a Cadillac man in 194
New D.C. United Soccer Stadium To Be Named Audi Field
◾Audi named sponsor of D.C. United stadium
◾D.C. United's state-of-the-art Audi Field to open in 2018
◾Audi extends MLS sponsorship to include top-winning team, D.C. United
Audi of America today announced its commitment to D.C. United as the official naming partner of the club's new Washington D.
Honda Begins First Production Of SUVs In Indiana With 2017 CR-V
Feb 15, 2017
◾Demonstrates Honda's flexibility to build cars and light trucks on same line
◾Honda Manufacturing of Indiana is second U.S. plant to build CR-V
GREENSBURG, IN – Associates at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) today celebrated the start of production of the
Subaru Of America, Inc. Returns As Premier Sponsor Of 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show For 16Th Consecutive Year
Subaru and Regional Flower Show Team Up to Celebrate Nature's Beauty
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. has today announced its return for the 16th consecutive year as the premier sponsor of the Philadelphia Flower Show. The regional flower show, whose revenues support the
Citroën Spacetourer 4X4 Ë Concept
Citroën will unveil a new concept vehicle at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show – SpaceTourer 4X4 Ë Concept. The new design is inspired by the brand's own 'Ë' lifestyle product range, which was presented at last year's Paris Motor Show. The SpaceTourer 4X4 Ë Concept embodies Citroën's unique spirit and features a 4x4 drivetrain, enhanced body protection and new external graphics. Its unique interior is true to the Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme and promotes well-being. SpaceTourer 4X4 Ë Concept is a stylish, practical and contemporary mode of transport for the modern day adventurer.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid And Electric Models Soon To Be Available To U.S. Consumers
World's first dedicated vehicle platform with three electrified low-and zero-emission powertrain choices
Ioniq Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient vehicle and Ioniq Electric is the most efficient electric vehicle in the U.S. market
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – Hy
Genesis Begins A New Chapter As Sponsor Of The Premier PGA Tour Event In Los Angeles
◾Tournament will be held February 13-19, 2017 at The Riviera Country Club
◾Broadcast nationally on CBS and the Golf Channel
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – One of the most prominent events on the PGA TOUR, the renowned Los Angeles stop, will debut a much-anticipated new title s
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid And Electric Models Are Priced To Attract Entirely New Eco-Focused Buyers
World's first dedicated vehicle platform with three electrified low-and zero-emission powertrain choices
Ioniq Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient vehicle and Ioniq Electric is the most efficient electric vehicle in the U.S. market
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – H
AACA And CCCA Announce Historic 'Triple Crown' Meet In The Classic Car Capital Of America
HERSHEY, Pennsylvania ( February 14, 2017) - In what can only be described as an historic event, two of the world's oldest and grandest car clubs, The Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Classic Car Club of America, will join together this Spring to host a combined national meet. S
Bonhams Sets A Roaring Pace For European Sale Season As Aston Martin Ulster Realizes €2,012,500
Bonhams, the international auction house, took over the magnificent Grand Palais to showcase and auction an enviable selection of their finest motorcars, motorcycles and automobilia at their Grandes Marques du Monde sale yesterday, 9th February.
The star of the show was undoubtedly the 193
Exceptional Race Cars Roaring to Gooding & Company's Amelia Island Auction
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (February 9, 2017) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce an enticing lineup of race cars headed to the Amelia Island Auction on March 10. Racing enthusiasts and collector
Central Florida's Hottest Classic Car Auction Returns to Lakeland
Central Florida's Hottest Classic Car Auction Returns to Lakeland February 24-25
Hot Bidder Savings Available as Carlisle Auctions Hosts Two Days of Automotive Excellence
CARLISLE, PA – Two times a year Carlisle Auctions does business in central Florida and judging by th
Celebrating 60 Years of Racing in Monterey
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 60th Anniversary to be Celebrated Throughout 2017 Season
New logo, special activities designed to celebrate Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 60th anniversary
MONTEREY, Calif., February 14, 2017 — The year-long 60th anniversary celebration of Mazda Rac
King Joins MP Motorsport For Third GP2 Campaign
14th February 2017 British racer Jordan King has joined Dutch team MP Motorsport for the 2017 GP2 season – his third in the championship.
The 22-year-old, who achieved two race wins and three podiums in the 2016 season, joins the team on the back of its most successful GP2 campaign since
Protect Your Investment With State-Of-The-Art Driver Safety Camera From Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
◾Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' camera offers latest in in-vehicle technology
◾Partnership with class-leading equipment manufacturer Kenwood
◾Camera able to record in dark and bright conditions with built-in GPS
◾Priced from £175, the DRV-410 is available to order across Van Centre network
Fall In Love And Drive Away With An Extra Discount On A New Volkswagen Caddy
◾Extra £250 discount on offer to customers who test drive a new Caddy
◾Offer available until 31 March 2017
◾Volkswagen Caddy is available from £179 per month#'
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is offering customers the chance to drive away with an additional discount on any new Caddy ordered befo
Seat Sponsors The Superbike World Championship
◾The Leon CUPRA, the most powerful model in SEAT history, will be the official safety car at the 13 circuits of the competition
◾Dynamism and technology are values the Spanish brand and the championship share
Martorell, 13/02/2017. - SEAT and Dorna have signed a sponsorship agreement for
DS Performance Prefers Total
◾Within the framework of the global agreement renewed until 2021 between Total and the PSA group, Total will support DS Performance in its commitment to the FIA Formula E Championship
◾A direct beneficiary of Total's experience will be the DSV-02, the all-electric single-seater racing car designed
Toyota Global Hybrids Sales Surpass 10 Million
Over Three Million Hybrids Sold in the U.S.
Plano, Texas (February 13, 2017) – Toyota announced today that it has achieved more than 10 million cumulative units of hybrid vehicle (HV) sales, including plug-in hybrids, as of January 31. The latest milestone was achieved just nine m
Lexus To Unveil The All-New LS 500H At The 2017 Geneva Motor Show
◾World premiere of Lexus LS 500h hybrid flagship sedan
◾European Premiere of the 2017 RC F GT3 racing car
GENEVA (February 14, 2017) -- Following the world premiere of the LS 500 featuring a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 gas engine at this year's Detroit Auto Show, Lexus will introduce the all-
Ford Stem High School Community Challenge Awards Student Teams Using Innovation To Help Communities
◾Ford Motor Company's STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program is teaming up with Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) to provide $50,000 in grants to implement six student-led high school projects
◾The initiative empowers students to use their STEAM skills to design sustainab
Mitsubishi Motors Names New Compact SUV: Eclipse Cross
CYPRESS, Calif. – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today announced it has chosen the name Eclipse Cross for its new compact SUV model to be debuted at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show* to be held in Geneva, Switzerland March 7 through 19, 2017.
Eclipse derives its name from the
Moyers Simplex Special Beach Racer
This one-off race car was constructed by Joseph B. Moyers between 1930 and 1931. He used a 1928 Chevrolet Model AB four-cylinder engine with twin Winfield carburetors and other modifications. The transmission and brakes are also Chevrolet and they are mounted to a 1927 Essex chassis. Mr. Moyers raced the car extensively on beach and dirt tracks throughout Florida and southern Georgia until he sold the car to M.L. Dyes in 1935.
Strictly Limited: Open-Air Luxury Both On- And Off-Road The New Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet
A G-Class like never before: with the G 650 Landaulet*, Mercedes Maybach presents a new masterpiece of automotive engineering. After the Mercedes-Maybach S Class and the S 650 Cabriolet, the open-top G Class is the first off-roader from the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand. The exceptional G 650 Landaulet follows the equally spectacular variants AMG G 63 6x6 and G 500 4x42. With its superlative V12 engine, portal axles, electric fabric top and exclusive equipment specification in the rear compartment, this very special all-terrain vehicle, which is limited to 99 units, meets the expectations of customers who demand the very highest standards of their vehicle. The Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet is surely the most exclusive form of stylish open-top motoring.
This car was built by Group 44, then a competition arm of the American division of British Leyland, the manufacturer of the Triumph TR6.
Driven by group 44 president and pro driver John McComb, it earned invitations to the SCCA National Championship in 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975 winning 'D' production National Championship in 1975.
One Champion, One National Hero: DS Virgin Racing Feeling Bullish Ahead Of Buenos Aires
◾DS Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird is a returning champion, having won the Buenos Aires race last year
◾Local fan favourite, three-time WTCC World Champion and DS Virgin Racing driver Jose Maria Lopez is the sole Argentinian Formula E driver
◾ 'A track that represents the best parts of Formula E' –
BMW Group Sales Achieve Best-Ever Start To The Year
◾163,288 vehicles delivered worldwide, up 6.8%
◾BMW sales up 7.2%, totalling 143,553
◾MINI sales grow 3.7% to 19,563
◾BMW electrified models double sales in January
◾Sales growth achieved in all world regions
Munich. Following on from a sixth consecutive record-breaking year, sales at
Ford Invests In Argo Ai, A New Artificial Intelligence Company, In Drive For Autonomous Vehicle Leadership
◾Ford is investing $1 billion during the next five years in Argo AI, combining Ford's autonomous vehicle development expertise with Argo AI's robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software – all to further advance autonomous vehicles
◾Founded by former Google and Uber lea
Škoda Continues To Accelerate Interest With New Yeti SE Drive And SE L Drive Models
Featuring up to £2,295 worth of extra equipment for just £935
◾SE Drive and SE L Drive based on already generously-equipped SE and SE L trims
◾Choice of three engines; 1.2-litre TSI 110PS, 2.0-litre TDI 110PS and 2.0-litre TDI 150PS with front or four-wheel drive and manual or DSG automatic transm
Valentine's Passions Run High As Infiniti Gauges Emotional Responses To Driving
◾INFINITI measures emotional responses of drivers at the wheel of powerful new Q50S Sport
◾Drivers experience greater levels of excitement and passion while driving INFINITI's 400hp sports saloon, compared to a race simulator
◾Q50S Sport powered by 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 engine
British Motor Heritage Launches Long-Awaited Replacement Bodyshells For MK1 Mini
The values of MK1 Minis continue to rocket, increasingly justifying the cost of the part or total restorations that will be required for most examples sooner or later. British Motor Heritage (BMH) has long since been at the forefront of supplying individual panels for all marks of classic Minis, and
Now You See It, Then You Didn't. How Modern Lights Highlight Hazards Your Grandparents Would Have Missed
◾Comparison of car headlights from the past century highlights effectiveness of today's tech
◾Cyclist 12 metres away – once almost invisible to drivers – is clearly seen with modern lights
◾Same night-time driving scenario simulated with six cars spanning 109 years
◾Car lights evolve from dim gas
One Of Only 58 UK-Supplied Ferrari 365 GT4 BB Models Goes On Sale At Hexagon
◾Leading London classic car retailer Hexagon is pleased to offer for sale one of the ultimate 'Berlinetta Boxer' Ferraris
◾Beautiful 1975 Ferrari 365 GT4 BB is one of just 58 cars ever brought to the UK and is also considered the lightest and purest of the breed
◾The subject of an extensive and sy
Seventh Heaven For Vauxhall In Top Employers Roll Call
Luton – Vauxhall Motors has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings, for the seventh year in a row.
The annual, international research, undertaken by the Top Employers Institute, recognises leading employers around the world: those that provide
SMTC And MG Motor Commit To Continuous Quality Improvement Through Six Sigma Methodologies
SAIC Motor Technical Centre (SMTC UK), the sister company to MG Motor, has adopted Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), at its Longbridge facility in Birmingham, confirming its commitment to a continuous quality improvement philosophy.
The automotive industry has seen huge benefits through Six Sigma ove
Emotional Swedish Win For Latvala
◾Jari-Matti Latvala triumphs to hand Toyota its first victory since 1999
◾Rally Sweden programmes available on free-to-air Red Bull TV
◾Press materials available free of charge for editorial use from Red Bull Content Pool
Jari-Matti Latvala won his fourth Rally Sweden to hand Toyota its first F
Mazda Named Manufacturer Of The Year In The 2017 AM Awards
◾Automotive Management Magazine has named Mazda Manufacturer of the Year.
◾Mazda took the title at AM's annual award ceremony in London last week.
◾2017 sees the launch of the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF and the all-new Mazda CX-5.
Mazda has lifted the title of Manufacturer of the Year at the 2017 Au
Target Achieved For Craig Breen And Scott Martin
Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished fifth in their Citroën C3 WRC, meeting the target set for them at this year's Rally Sweden. Meanwhile, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle put their first points on the board by finishing fourth in the Power Stage, whilst also ensuring both Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT car
Revised Sporting Regulations For 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup
The Renault UK Clio Cup has made a number of amendments to its sporting regulations ahead of the 2017 season – the most obvious being a revised points-scoring system.
Results in all 18 rounds will now count towards a driver's final points total. Previously the championship had used a 'two droppe
Lulu: 'Frank Sinatra Offered Me Vocal Lessons'
SINGER LULU TAKES VAUXHALL MOTORS ON A TOUR OF HER HOMETOWN GLASGOW FOR THE 'GREAT BRITISH LEGENDS' SERIES
13 February 2017 – In the third edition of Vauxhall's 'Great British Legends' series, singing icon Lulu got behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Astra, driving journalist Dylan Jones
AM-RB 001 At The Canadian International Auto Show
February 13, 2017, Toronto: The Aston Martin-Red Bull Advanced Technologies concept hypercar; AM-RB 001, will make its first appearance in North America — and global auto show debut — at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto later this month.
The unique and groundbreaking AM-RB 0
Chevrolet Bolt Ev Is 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award – Best Car Of The Year
CHICAGO — Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers marketing Director, Steve Majoros, accepts the Motor Week Driver's Choice Best of the Year award on behalf of the 2017 Bolt EV, one of 16 awards Chevrolet won at the Chicago Auto Show.
Find more information on the benefits of driving electric at www.
Take A Trip To The Motor City With Comedy Central'S® New Series 'Detroiters' Premiering On Tues., Feb. 7
◾Executive produced, created and written by Sam Richardson, Tim Robinson, Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Broadway Video and Jason Sudeikis
◾Guest stars include Obba Babatunde, Michael Che, Comedian CP, Steve Higgins, Richard Karn, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin Nash,
Valentine's Passions Run High As Infiniti Gauges Emotional Responses To Driving
◾INFINITI measures emotional responses of drivers at the wheel of powerful new Q50 Red Sport 400
◾Drivers experience greater levels of excitement and passion while driving INFINITI's 400 hp sports sedan
◾Q50 Red Sport 400 powered by 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine
HONG KONG – The INFINITI
Nissan Titan Named 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award Winner For Best Pickup Truck
◾All-new 2017 Nissan TITAN half-ton wins prestigious MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award, following selection in same category last year by TITAN XD
◾Drivers' Choice Award program looks at vehicles from a buyer's point of view, including emphasis on value and reliability
◾Latest award follows recent n
Honda Accord And HR-V Are '2017 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost To Own Award' Winners
Feb 10, 2017
TORRANCE, Calif. – Two 2017 Honda vehicles are winners in Kelley Blue Book's 2017 5-Year Cost to Own Awards, the Accord in the mid-size car category and for the second consecutive year the HR-V in the subcompact SUV/crossover segment. The awards recognize new vehicles with the l
Cruze Diesel Sedan Sets 52-MPG Benchmark
EPA Certifies Segment-Best Highway Mileage
DETROIT — The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan offers up to an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg — the highest highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid/non-EV in America. Based upon the EPA highway estimate, Cruze Diesel with the six-speed man
Hagan And Pritchett Dominate, Double Up For Mopar And Dodge At 57Th NHRA Winternationals
◾Matt Hagan wins 23rd Funny Car event of his career in Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T
◾Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T drivers take three of top five spots in Funny Car point standings to start season
◾Leah Pritchett wins second national event in Top Fuel, first at hometown track in Papa Joh
Toyota Appoints Jacqueline Thomas Group Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer
PLANO, Texas, Feb. 13, 2017 – Jacqueline M. Thomas has been appointed group vice president, chief compliance officer for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). Thomas is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership over multiple departments, including internal audit, compliance &
Automobili Lamborghini Is 'Top Employer Italia' For The Fourth Consecutive Year
More than 320 employees hired for the Urus project
Sant'Agata Bolognese, 13 February 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini is once again confirmed as one of the most attractive employers. For the fourth year in a row, the company has been awarded the prestigious 'Top Employer Italia 2017' c
Hagerty Adds All-New 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio To 2017 'Hot List' Of Future Collectible Vehicles
◾Hagerty classic car experts select the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio to its annual 'Hot List'
◾Commemorates fourth year in a row Alfa Romeo has been recognized on Hagerty's 'Hot List.' Alfa Romeo has been honored every year since its return to the U.S. market. Former Alfa Romeo models selected by
Cadillac Racing Ready For 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Season
◾O'Connell and Cooper return
◾New Vector Blue livery on Cooper's No. 8 Cadillac ATS-V.R Coupe
◾Jordan and Ricky Taylor in for SprintX rounds
◾Cadillac V-Performance 2016 PWC review video here
NEW YORK — Cadillac V-Performance Racing drivers Johnny O'Connell (Flowery Branch, Georgia) and
Mopar Celebrates 80 Years With Debut Of Mopar '17 Dodge Challenger
The Mopar brand continues the celebration of its 80th anniversary with the introduction of the limited-edition Mopar '17 Dodge Challenger.
The vehicle offers a pair of hand-painted, custom, show car trim options. Only 80 models will be available in Pitch Black/Contusion Blue, with another 80 in Pitch Black/Billet Silver, in a nod to 80 years of the Mopar brand.
Porsche 4-Cylinder Giant Killers Star At 22nd Amelia Concours
Six decades ago Porsche's Ernst Fuhrmann designed an engine and created a legend.
Porsche's landmarkfour-cam four-cylinder racing cars of the 1950 and 1960s will star in a special competition class at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 12, 2017.
The Mercedes-Benz Metris MasterSolutions Toolbox Concept Showvan
After the successful launch of the Mercedes-Benz Vans 'MasterSolutions' program in the summer of 2016, Mercedes-Benz is excited to debut a concept showvan that perfectly showcases the best of what the unique Ship-Thru upfitting program has to offer. Pull up to any jobsite with the 'Mercedes-Benz Metris MasterSolutions Toolbox Van' and get the job done.
Open up the side of this Metris MasterSolutions concept van to reveal the ultimate toolbox on wheels. Equipped with a wide variety of Ranger Design® and Sortimo by Knapheide® shelves, racks and removable cases, the Metris MasterSolutions Toolbox Van has enough storage, utility and capability to power through long hours on the job. A durable tile flooring system has been installed in the MasterSolutions Toolbox Van, which ensures grip for work boots and is easily removable for thorough cleaning. A clear, plastic partition from Ranger Design® keeps the driver safely divided from the cargo area while also allowing for easy monitoring of the van's payload. Únique wheels, finished in bright blue and silver, realistic toolbox latches and a handle on the roof compliment the special exterior wrap created for the Metris MasterSolutions Toolbox Van.
Porsche 4-Cylinder Giant Killers Star At 22nd Amelia Concours
Six decades ago Porsche's Ernst Fuhrmann designed an engine and created a legend.
Porsche's landmarkfour-cam four-cylinder racing cars of the 1950 and 1960s will star in a special competition class at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 12, 2017.
Kia To Sponsor Sky1 Award Winning 'Modern Family'
◾Broadcast sponsorship to run from February to December 2017
◾All-new Rio to feature in 'bumpers' placed between commercial breaks
◾To feature alongside Series 8 running through to July
To mark the launch of the all-new Kia Rio, Kia Motors (UK) Limited has confirmed that it has secured full bro
£10 Million Le Mans Bentley Speed 8 To Be Reunited With Tom Kristensen At Race Retro
The Bentley Speed 8, raced by Tom Kristensen to secure the win in the 2003 24hrs of Le Mans, will be reunited with the legendary racer at Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 24-26 February.
With an estimated value of £10million, the B
Mazda CX-9 Named Best Large Utility By Motorweek
Mazda CX-9 was named 'Best Large Utility' by MotorWeek, a stalwart in automotive television content, as a part of the 2017 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards.
The editorial team at MotorWeek evaluated the vehicles during its annual Drivers' Choice Awards from the 'buyer's point of view,' and the li
Chrysler Brand Partners With World Mobility Leader Braunability To Unveil Game-Changing Wheelchair-Accessible Pacifica
◾Chrysler, BraunAbility Join to Support 'Give a Dog a Job Program' Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence ◾Chrysler brand partners with BraunAbility, world leader in automotive mobility, to introduce a wheelchair-accessible 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2017 North American Utility Vehicle of th
All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Expands Range Of Eligible Vehicles In FCA US Automobility Program
◾Wheelchair-accessible 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show
◾New FCA US Automobility website helps customers determine the right vehicle and adaptive equipment to meet their needs
◾Addition of Pacifica brings number of eligible vehicles in the program to 25
2017 Jaguar F-Pace Receives Motorweek Drivers' Choice Award For Best Luxury Utility Vehicle
(MAHWAH, NJ) – February 9, 2017 – The 2017 Jaguar F-PACE has been named Best Luxury Utility vehicle by the nationally broadcast television series MotorWeek as part of its annual Drivers' Choice Awards. Presented during the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, these awards recognize the best new cars and t
Ford Fusion Named Best Family Sedan In 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Awards
DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 9, 2017 – The 2017 Ford Fusion has won the 2017 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Family Sedan.
The smartest, most technology-packed Fusion ever is the first Ford vehicle in North America to offer adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality and Pre-C
BMW Group Global Sales Achieve Best-Ever Start To The Year
163,288 vehicles delivered worldwide, up 6.8%
BMW sales up 7.2%, totalling 143,553
MINI sales grow 3.7% to 19,563
BMW electrified models double sales in January
Sales growth achieved in all world regions
Munich. Following on from a sixth consecutive record-breaking year, sales
Nissan Murano Named 'Best 2-Row SUV For The Money' By U.S. News & World Report
◾2017 Murano takes top honors in its class for outstanding value and critical acclaim
◾Murano once again sets the standard in the midsize crossover segment – Apple CarPlayTM and revised option packages added for the new model year
◾U.S. News & World Report 'Best Cars for the Money' awards combine
Nissan Rogue Earns 2017 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award
◾2017 Rogue takes top award in its class based on value and versatility
◾The Nissan Rogue has been updated for the 2017 model year with fresh exterior and interior treatments, an expanded suite of Nissan Safety Shield, and the first ever Rogue Hybrid model
◾Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Awar
All-New 2018 Elantra GT Makes Debut At Chicago Auto Show
Hyundai Motor America debuts the all-new 2018 Elantra GT at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. Lower, wider, and longer, the all-new Elantra GT adds a more aggressive stance and interior volume to its clean European style and driving dynamics. When the new hatchback arrives this summer, shoppers can choose between two models, the efficient, smooth running GT, or the more powerful and fun-to-drive GT Sport. Elantra GT is based on the new-generation i30 model designed for the European market.
Nissan Expands 'Midnight Edition' Package To Six Core Models – Sentra, Altima, Maxima, Rogue, Murano And Pathfinder
◾New Midnight Edition equipment package adds visual excitement and optimized pricing with black aluminum-alloy wheels and black exterior accents
◾Once only offered on Maxima SR, Midnight Edition package now available on three sedans and three crossovers, along with expanded choice of exterior color
Bentley Maintains Top Employer Status
◾Global recognition for employment practices
◾Talent development and recruitment processes commended
(Crewe, 9th February 2017) Bentley Motors has been recognised as a Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year, reflecting the company's attention to excellence in personal development and
Redline Takes Chevrolet Design To The Next Level
CHICAGO – Today, Chevrolet announced the introduction of the Redline special edition series at the Chicago Auto Show. Available on nine Chevrolet cars, trucks and crossovers, Redline is the broadest cross-portfolio special edition ever offered by the brand.
Redline made its debut in concep
Dodge Resurrects The Demon: Teaser Video No. 5 – 'Forced Induction'
◾'Forced Induction,' the fifth video in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon pre-reveal teaser campaign, launches today
◾Fans should visit www.ifyouknowyouknow.com for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to its reveal
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo to be unveile
BMW Partners With Qmerit To Launch New BMW Installation Services Digital Platform
BMW partners with QMerit to launch new BMW Installation Services digital platform offering convenient charging station install options for BMW i and BMW iPerformance drivers.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 9, 2017 … BMW of North America announces that QMerit will provide BMW i and BM
Volkswagen Reimagines The VW Journey Through Lego® Bricks
The display, made entirely of LEGO® bricks, captures VW's go-anywhere spirit, featuring Atlas and the iconic Microbus
HERNDON, VA (February 9, 2017) — Volkswagen of America, Inc., has reimagined VW's adventurous spirit through a custom-built display made of more than 20,000 LEGO® b
Maven Launches City Car Sharing In Atlanta
◾Fuel and insurance are included
◾No application or membership fees
◾Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicles
Maven, General Motors' personal mobility brand, is expanding its offerings in Atlanta from the Lyft Express Drive program to now include Maven City car sha
Roughing It In Style - - Toyota Introduces The New 2018 Tundra And Sequoia TRD Sport And RAV4 Adventure Models
◾New Tundra and Sequoia TRD Sport Grades Receive added Styling and Performance Handling Upgrades
◾Standard Toyota Safety Sense – P
◾Refreshed Styling on all Tundra and Sequoia Models
◾New RAV4 Adventure adds Dirt-Inspired Styling and Higher Ride Height
CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 - - Families
Custom 2017 Acura NSX Heading To Auction In Support Of Musicares Foundation
◾Acura returns for fifth year as 'Official Vehicle Partner' of MusiCares®
◾Proceeds from MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Tom Petty auction will benefit musicians and music people in need
◾NSX customized by NSX Lead Exterior Designer Michelle Christensen
TORRANCE, Calif. – Acura w
All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Named Family Vehicle Of The Year By The Midwest Automotive Media Association
February 9, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been named the 2017 Family Vehicle of the Year by the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), an honor announced today at the Chicago Auto Show.
MAMA is a nonprofit group of automotive journalists and publ
FCA US Provides Officer Protection Package Technology In All 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit Law Enforcement Vehicles
◾Designed to prevent ambush of officers
◾Warns officers of subject approaching from the rear
February 9, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC announced today that effective immediately, all 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit law enforcement vehicles will provide safety technology that detects
New 'My Volkswagen' App Pioneers A Digital Dashboard For Drivers
◾A one-stop shop for all things Volkswagen in the UK is launched on iOS, Android and web
◾Created to help drivers get the most out of their Volkswagen ownership
◾App details servicing, new car configuration, order progress and much more
Milton Keynes, 9 February 2017 – 'My Volkswagen' is
Mercedes-AMG E 63 4Matic+ Saloon Uk Pricing And Specification Confirmed
◾Most powerful and fastest-accelerating E 63 yet, with up to 612 hp
◾Prices start at £78,935 OTR for Mercedes-AMG E 63 4MATIC+
◾Available to order now, with first UK deliveries from June
The Mercedes-AMG E 63 4MATIC+ is now available to order, with prices starting from £78,935. The E 63 S 4MATI
Mercedes-Benz Introduces 4Matic All-Wheel Drive To E-Class Line-Up
◾4MATIC now available on E 220 d Saloon and Estate
◾Prices start from £38,175 for the E 220 d 4MATIC Saloon
◾Available to order now, with first UK deliveries in April
The Mercedes-Benz E 220 d is now available with 4MATIC all-wheel-drive in both saloon and estate bodystyles. Prices for the E 22
Audi To Enter Three DTM Teams In Title Chase
◾Duval at Phoenix, Müller at ABT, Rast at Rosberg
◾DTM stars Ekström, Green and Rockenfeller as spearheads
◾Audi as only manufacturer with three teams
Three months before the 2017 DTM season opener, Audi has announced its team assignments. The premium brand will be the only manufacturer to put
The New Mclaren Automotive Composites Technology Centre
◾McLaren Automotive to in-source future production of the carbon fibre Monocell and Monocage chassis
◾More than 200 new jobs to be created
◾The company's first bespoke facility outside of the McLaren Technology Centre campus, based close to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at the Univers
Coys Are Back In Town With 70-Car Auction At Olympia
International auctioneers Coys return to their birthplace with an auction of 70 fine historic automobiles at The Olympia Historic Automobile Fair & Auction, a new ultra-luxury and lifestyle event in the elegant Olympia London, on 18th February 2017.
Chris Routledge, CEO of COYS, said: 'Coys was f
Infiniti Debuts Q50 And Qx80 Signature Editions At 2017 Chicago Auto Show
INFINITI today announced the addition of the new 2017 Q50 3.0t Signature Edition and the 2017 QX80 5.6 Signature Edition, which offer a blend of popular equipment and unique design features. Both models will make their public debuts at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, which runs from Feb. 11 to 20 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Guerlain Chicherit And Prodrive Announce Partnership In World RX
Monster Energy athlete Guerlain Chicherit and world leading motorsport and technology business, Prodrive, proudly announce the start of their partnership to develop an all-new rallycross car for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX).
Frenchman Chicherit, former Free Skiing World C
Volvo Cars Reports Operating Profit Of SEK11BN In 2016
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has reported a robust 66 per cent increase in operating profit in 2016 to SEK11.0bn compared with SEK6.6bn in 2015, as global sales hit a new record of 534,332 cars.
Net revenue for the period increased 10 per cent to SEK180.7bn compared with SEK164.0bn in 2015,
Jenson Button's Ford GT For Sale
◾A 2005 Ford GT first owned by Jenson Button MBE will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions.
◾The car is one of five 'VIP' marked models and will be offered at auction with an estimate of £250,000 to £300,000.
◾The auction will take place at Race Retro, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on 25th
Renault-Nissan Alliance Delivers Significant Growth In 2016, Extends Electric Vehicle Sales Record
◾Alliance sales reach 9,961,347 vehicles in 2016 – one in nine cars sold worldwide.
◾The Alliance confirms its zero-emission* leadership; cumulative sales reach 424,797 electric vehicles worldwide.
◾18-year old partnership sees boost in innovation for the vehicle of the future.
Retromobile 2017: The Best Of Renault Design, From The Belle Epoque To The Present Day
◾Renault exhibits 11 vehicles evocative of the ultimate in French elegance, from the 1911 Type CH to the brand's most recent concept car, Trezor
◾Renault also presents the latest addition to the Renault Classic collection: a rare 1939 Viva Grand Sport Coupé, beautifully preserved in its original st
Ice, Ice Baby!
◾FIA World Rally Championship heads for the snowy forests
◾Sébastien Ogier targets further success in spectacular Scandinavia
◾Rally Sweden programmes available on free to air Red Bull TV
◾WRC winner Andreas Mikkelsen is this weekend's guest reporter
◾Press materials available free of charge for
Aston Martin Wilmslow Opens Extensively Refurbished Showroom
08 February 2017, Gaydon: Aston Martin continues to develop its dealer network in the north of England with the opening of the recently extensively refurbished Aston Martin Wilmslow.
Located on Water Lane, Aston Martin Wilmslow has state-of-the-art facilities featuring a deluxe showroom fo
Kia And Surrey County Cricket Club Extend Sponsorship Till 2020
Surrey County Cricket Club and Kia Motors (UK) Ltd., have renewed their partnership for a further three years – extending Kia's sponsorship of Surrey County Cricket Club and the Kia Oval until the end of 2020.
Since the partnership between Surrey CCC and Kia began in 2011, the Kia Oval has witnes
2017 Ford Fiesta ST Wins Kelley Blue Book Award For Lowest Projected Five-Year Ownership Costs
DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 8, 2017 – Due in part to a low Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price and low maintenance costs, the 2017 Ford Fiesta ST has received a Kelley Blue Book 2017 5-Year Cost to Own Award for sporty compact cars.
Fiesta ST's competitive EPA rating of 26 mpg city, 33 mpg hig
Subaru Wins Top Honors From Kelley Blue Book's 2017 5-Year Cost To Own Awards
Subaru Brand and Crosstrek Receive Highest Recognition for Outstanding Ownership Costs in Best Brand and Best Compact SUV/Crossover Categories
Cherry Hill, N.J., Feb 8, 2017 - Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used vehicle information, today announced that Subaru of
Lamborghini And Blancpain Announcement
Since 2009, Blancpain and Lamborghini have powered their Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo one-make racing series to a peak position
Sant'Agata Bolognese, 8 February 2017 – The long-standing and successful partnership between Blancpain S.A. and Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. conclud
Honda CR-V, HR-V And Fit Receive '2017 Best Cars For The Money' Award From U.S. News & World Report
Feb 8, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif..
Three 2017 Honda models, the CR-V, HR-V and Fit, were named as 2017 Best Cars for the Money by U.S. News & World Report. The 2017 Honda CR-V topped the bill in the Compact SUV category, the HR-V retained its top position in the Subcompact SUV category, that
All-New Volvo S90 Wins Roadshow Editor's Choice Award
The all-new Volvo S90 luxury sedan has won the Roadshow Editor's Choice Award, presented by CNET.
'The new S90, like the XC90 before it, really impressed the entire Roadshow crew,' said Tim Stevens, Roadshow editor-in-chief. 'The sophisticated styling always caused my glances to linger, while the
Chevrolet Announces 2017 Colorado ZR2 Pricing Starting At $40,995
DETROIT — After revitalizing an entire truck market segment with the launch of the Chevy Colorado, Chevrolet continues to innovate in the midsize pickup segment. The high-performance, off-road ZR2 trim level will launch this spring for the 2017 model year with a starting price of $40,995 MSRP
Honda Looks Toward Tomorrow With 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell Marketing Campaign
◾Multi-channel campaign introduces new Clarity Fuel Cell as an everyday drivable sedan with class-leading features
◾Inspired by Honda's 'Blue Skies for Our Children' environmental vision
◾'Thinking About Tomorrow' TV spot directed by PES, creator of Honda's 'Paper' and 'The Power of Ridgeline' com
Premium With A Purpose: Acura The 2017 Top-Rated Luxury Brand For 5-Year Cost Of Ownership Says Kelley Blue Book
TORRANCE, Calif. – For the second year in a row, Acura has earned the 5-Year Cost to Own Luxury Brand award presented by Kelley Blue Book (https://www.kbb.com/new-cars/5-year-cost-to-own-awards/). The honor highlights vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs, based on Kelley Blue Bo
Lexus Solidifies Its Commitment To Fashion By Returning As The Official Automotive Partner Of NYFW
New York (Feb. 8, 2017) – Lexus preserves its commitment to the fashion industry by returning as the Official Automotive Partner of NYFW: The Shows for the fourth consecutive season.
Continuing the highly successful #HowFashionTravels campaign, Lexus will be providing a fleet of 50 cour
Digital Doors Open For Volvo V90, Pricing Announced
(ROCKLEIGH, N.J.) The Volvo V90 Wagon is now available to order for U.S. customers. The custom order approach via Volvo Concierge allows the company to provide a full range of options to wagon lovers. Customers can perfect their vehicle via a unique one-to-one interaction with a Volvo represe
Lincoln Amps Up Presence At Biggest Night In Music With New Ad, Ultimate Sound Experience
◾The Lincoln Motor Company will debut a new Continental spot featuring contemporary blues musician Gary Clark Jr., and a one-of-a-kind amplifier featuring visual cues from the 2017 Lincoln Continental; the ad will air during the biggest night in music, broadcasting Feb. 12
◾Gary Clark Jr., is a con
2017 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited And 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Receive 5-Year Cost To Own Awards
2017 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited and 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan Receive 5-Year Cost to Own Awards From Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com
◾For a third consecutive year, Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited earns lowest 5-Year Cost to Own Award in Mid-size SUV/Crossover category
◾2017 Dodge Grand Caravan earns 5-Yea
Lamborghini Polostorico At Retromobile 2017 With The First Restored 350 GT
Sant'Agata Bolognese, 8 February 2017 – Lamborghini PoloStorico participates for the first time at Rétromobile 2017, the international classic car exhibition held in Paris from 8 to 12 February. The Lamborghini 350 GT chassis number 0121, one of the first fifteen examples produced by Automobi
Amelia 2017: Homecoming For An Italian World Champion
A World Championship endurance racer will make its international concours debut at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on Sunday March 12, 2017.That championship quest began in Florida 36 years ago.
The 24 Hours of Daytona -- the Rolex 24 -- is a harsh and unforgiving place to begi
2018 Ford Expedition
For today's active families, Ford introduces the all-new Expedition – the smartest, most capable and most adaptable Expedition ever – with technology to keep every passenger connected, more power for drivers, and more expected towing capability than any other full-size SUV.
The all-new Expedition makes its debut today with an assist from the Dallas Cowboys in Texas – America's best-selling full-size SUV market.
'When Expedition was introduced 20 years ago, it set the standard for active families who simply needed a big and strong SUV to take them places,' said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas. 'Today's families want even more smart technology to help them cover more ground safely, more efficiently and more comfortably – all while staying connected to friends and family.'
C-Aircross Concept: The Compact Suv By Citroën
Exactly one month ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Citroën has revealed its C-Aircross Concept, which offers a new vision of the compact SUV. With its original design and strong identity, this new concept embodies Citroën's capacity to be different, whatever the segment. The unique design adds to the dynamic attitude of the SUV, thanks to the fluidity of its aerodynamic lines and a fresh new colour scheme. On-board, C-Aircross Concept reflects a new step for the Citroën Advanced Comfort® programme, with a light and airy cabin, and technologies that makes life easier. With its World Premiere set for the Geneva Motor Show on 7 March, the C-Aircross Concept heralds Citroën's global offensive in the SUV sector.
Dodge Unleashes New 2018 Dodge Durango SRT: America's Fastest, Most Powerful And Most Capable Three-Row Suv
The Dodge and SRT brands are rocking the high-performance automotive world once again, bringing a huge burst of American power, acceleration and best-in-class tow capability to the three-row SUV segment with the new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT – the fastest SUV in its class.
Triple Triumph For Kia At IF Design Awards 2017
◾'iF Design Award' for Optima Sportswagon, Niro and new Rio
◾Latest hat-trick of prizes brings Kia's total number of iF product design awards to 12
◾All-new Rio on sale in Europe during Q1
Kia has won three prestigious iF Design Awards for the outstanding design of its latest vehicles. The Niro
Alpine Passion Through The Years At Retromobile
◾Retromobile set to play host to six classic Alpine models
◾The Alpine Vision show car will also be on display as a symbolic bridge between the brand's past and future
Groupe Renault is pleased to confirm Alpine's participation in the 42nd Retromobile at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre
190Sl Restoration Project Leads The Line-Up As Barons Revs Up For Classic Winter Warmer
The Barons team is amassing a fascinating selection of classic and collectable cars, including a highly desirable 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL restoration project, for its first sale of 2017, the Classic Winter Warmer (Sandown Park, Tuesday February 28)
Auctioneer Duncan Brown will be wielding the Ba
Nathan Harrison Signs For Jamsport As Latest High Profile Name To Join Renault UK Clio Cup
Nathan Harrison (Oxford), runner-up in the MINI JCW championship in 2016, has announced he's switching to the Renault UK Clio Cup for 2017 – with reigning Champion team JamSport Racing.
Harrison is a former karting ace (among his successes is a British Super One Mini Max title) and he also won t
MITSUBISHI MOTORS IN THE UK OFFERS 0% APR HP ACROSS ITS ENHANCED MODEL RANGE
CIRENCESTER – Mitsubishi Motors in the UK is providing car buyers with even more reason to consider its recently revised model line-up with the announcement of its latest 0% APR HP* and 5.9% APR representative* PCP offers.
0% APR HP* is available across the entire range, while for the majo
Winter Sports For The Citroën C3 WRCs
For the second round of the season, the FIA World Rally Championship competitors will be tackling the only full winter event on the calendar. On the frozen, snow-covered roads of Rally Sweden, Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle and Craig Breen/Scott Martin will be hoping to slide the Citroën C3 WRC to success.
Touran Tops Europe's MPV Sales Chart For The First Time
◾Touran developed in 2016 into No. 1 in all MPV classes
◾Handles stop-and-go traffic automatically with new ACC
Wolfsburg – Volkswagen's Touran is, for the first time, Europe's most successful MPV. According to renowned market research company IHS Automotive, the Touran took top spot on t
Latest Volkswagen Tiguan Joins Motability Scheme
◾Volkswagen's award-winning Tiguan is available with advance payments as low as £1,499
◾Stylish SUV combines advanced technology with strong performance and frugal economy
◾Tiguan joins the comprehensive Volkswagen offering on Motability
Milton Keynes, 7 February 2017 – Volkswagen has ad
Mopar And Dodge Begin Championship Chase, Celebrate 80 Years Of Mopar As 2017 NHRA Season Blasts Off
◾Four-driver Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car squad competes to capture fifth title in seven seasons
◾Leah Pritchett back in Mopar/Pennzoil Top Fuel Dragster, looks to build off top-ten finish
◾Mopar and Dodge put focus on NHRA Sportsman racers, Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak drivers for 20
Lexus LS And LC Cruise Into The Windy City For 2017 Chicago Auto Show
◾All-new LS flagship sedan takes center stage
◾Highly anticipated LC makes return appearance
CHICAGO, February 6, 2017 – Following its global debut last month, the all-new 2018 Lexus LS is coming to the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place, Feb. 11-20. The new LS reflects a strong, unique
Soul And Sorento Named Best Cars For The Money From U.S. News & World Report
◾Popular Soul hits high marks in the compact-car category
◾Sorento outshines competition with its spacious interior and advanced technology
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 — The 2017 Soul and Sorento have received 2017 Best Cars for the Money awards from U.S. News and World Report. U.S. Ne
Mazda6 Receives The Car Book's 2017 'Best Bets' Distinction
February 7, 2017 -- Adding to an already impressive accolade collection, the 2017 Mazda6 has achieved The Car Book's 2017 BEST BETS distinction in the 37th edition of America's longest-standing consumer car-buying guide. Mazda6 was rated in nine categories: crash tests, safety features, rollo
Volvo Brings New Wagon, Ultra-Lux Suv To Chicago For The First Time, S90 Sedan Named 'Best Sedan Of The Year'
ROCKLEIGH, NJ - The all-new Volvo V90 Cross Country wagon and ultra-luxurious XC90 Excellence plug-in hybrid SUV will make their Chicago Auto Show debuts this weekend at McCormick Place. Also on display will be the S90, named Best Sedan of the Year 2017 by Chicago News.
Since the introduct
Volvo XC90 Named Consumer Guide Best Buy
ROCKLEIGH, NJ – The 2017 Volvo XC90 SUV has been named a Consumer Guide Best Buy.
'The XC90 offers a spacious, sumptuously trimmed cabin; decent fuel economy from its 4-cylinder engines; and loads of innovative and unconventional features that set it apart from its competition,' said Tom A
USA SWIMMING RENEWS LONGTIME PARTNERSHIP WITH BMW OF NORTH AMERICA
Premium automaker dives in to new swimming technology
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming is pleased to announce the continuation of its longtime partnership with BMW as official automotive sponsor through 2020. BMW will continue to assist in the development of technology to impr
FCA US Product Design Office Kicks Off Fifth Annual 2017 'Drive For Design' Contest
◾Drive for Design contest invites all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future
◾$50,000 scholarship to Lawrence Technological University awarded to first-place winner
◾Additional prizes include a two-week summer automotive design course at Lawrence
All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica And 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Named Best Cars For The Money By U.S. News
◾2017 Chrysler Pacifica named Best Minivan for the Money by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice
◾All-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider named Best Sports Car for the Money
◾Covering 20 automotive categories, the awards highlight vehicles that provide consumers with
Hitachi Automotive Systems And Honda Sign Mou Aiming To Establish A Joint Venture Company For Electric Vehicle Motors
Feb 7, 2017 - Tokyo Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ('MoU') on Feb. 3, aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for electric vehicles. The two comp
The First Edition Of The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East Will Start From Abu Dhabi On February 9-11
◾Eleven teams will be on the track at Yas Marina
◾Over 20 cars expected to be on the grid
◾Race 1 will take place at nighttime
Sant'Agata Bolognese/Abu Dhabi, February 7, 2017.
The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East is preparing to inaugurate the 2017 season. This is the fourth one-ma
Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation To Support Coastal Preservation
◾Foundation to help support marine ecosystem restoration and facilitate climate change resilience
◾Foundation partners with UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmental Science & Management to study the restoration potential of California native oysters
◾Video of the Southern California Native Oy
Victory For Subaru Rally Team USA At Inaugural American Rally Association Championship Event Rallye Perce Neige
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA (SRTUSA) drivers David Higgins and Travis Pastrana made history by claiming a 1-2 finish at Rallye Perce-Neige, the first round of the newly formed ARA (American Rally Association) National Championship. The 143 mile stage rally event held in Maniwak
The Molsheim Dream Factory – A Visit To The Production Facility For The Bugatti Chiron
◾Series production of the Chiron in Molsheim gathers pace
◾The first vehicles are to be delivered to customers in the first quarter of 2017
◾Up to 70 Chirons are to be built in the Bugatti Atelier in 2017
◾On average, six months pass between start of production and delivery
◾20 employees assembl
2017 Acura MDX Named Best Luxury Three-Row SUV For The Money By U.S. News & World Report
Feb 7, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2017 Acura MDX earned the Best Luxury Three-Row SUV for the Money by U.S. News & World Report. The best-selling three-row luxury SUV of all time, the MDX has earned the distinction for five consecutive years. 2016 marked the fifth year in a row of more th
Rally RAV4 Comes Out Of Gate Strong With Win At Perce Neige
Millen and New Co-Driver Gelsomino Kick Season Off With a Bang
Torrance, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017— After more than 140 brutal stage miles, Ryan Millen and co-driver Rhianon Gelsomino took their RAV4 to the top step of the podium this past weekend at the Perce Neige Rally. The result was
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing to unveil latest collaboration at the Miami International Boat Show
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing are celebrating 10 years of cooperation this year and will be unveiling the latest high performance boat designed in collaboration with Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer for Daimler AG. The new Cigarette Racing boat was inspired by the breathtaking new Mercedes-A
Mitsubishi Debuts 2017 Outlander Sport Limited Edition At Chicago Auto Show
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will unveil a Limited Edition trim level for the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport at the Chicago Auto Show. Positioned directly above the ES base model, the Outlander Sport Limited Edition offers customers striking style and technology enhancements at an affordable price.
New 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon: Even More Off-Road Capability
Already the most capable production vehicle in the world, Jeep® Wrangler is about to deliver even more capability – specifically more protection from the most severe, rugged off-road terrain – with the addition of the new Wrangler Rubicon Recon. Improved off-road prowess is a result of a stronger front axle, enhanced rock rails and heavy-duty cast differential covers.
He Drove It His Way
POP LEGEND'S CADILLAC TO BE OFFERED AT BONHAMS GRAND PALAIS SALE
1947 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible (40,000-60,000)
One of only two of its kind known in France at the time, this Cadillac was owned by French pop royalty, Claude Francois. Francois achieved stardom with his song C
'Sexy' All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Comes To Chicago Auto Show
Indoor Driving Course Offers Experiential Demonstrations of Safety Technology
Cubs Tundra with World Series Trophy Replica, Future Mobility Concepts and SEMA Extreme Builds also on Display
CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2017 – The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry, dubbed 'sexy' by Toyota Motor Corpor
Hyundai Surprised U.S. Troops Overseas By Virtually Reuniting Them With Their Families At Super Bowl Li
Some of the Better Moments of the Super Bowl Didn't Happen on the Field; They Happened in the Hearts of Those Who Made the Super Bowl Possible
90-Second Post-Game Documentary Captured the Emotional Surprise Reunion
Link to 90-Second Documentary: https://youtu.be/P7n-GxJBw1k
Toyota Motor Corporation (Tmc) Announces April – December 2016 Financial Results
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced its financial results for the nine-month period that ended Dec. 31, 2016.
Global Financial Highlights:
◾Global sales of 6,643,386 vehicles increased by 150,602 units compared to the same period last fiscal year. Japan, Europe, Asia and North
2017 Mazda CX-9 Goes On Sale This Month Retaining $31,520 Starting MSRP
Mazda's Three-Row, Midsize Crossover SUV Elevates Cachet with Grand Touring and Signature Trim Levels
IRVINE, Calif. (February 6, 2017) – Mazda CX-9 is the epitome of having your cake and eating it, too. It's a vehicle that caters to families with seating for seven, offers all-weath
Nissan Brings Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition Vehicles And Special Appearances By Stormtroopers To Chicago Auto Show
Nissan brings 2017 Nissan Rogue: Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition vehicles, authentic scale replicas and special appearances by stormtroopers to 2017 Chicago Auto Show
◾Nissan joins forces with Lucasfilm Ltd. to bring a unique consumer engagement experience to the 2017 Chicago Auto Show f
Jaguar Land Rover Places 100Th Veteran In U.S. Retail Network Employment Program
◾Jonathan Irby, a former Navy Petty Officer, joins Jaguar Land Rover in Austin, Texas as the 100th Veteran hired through the Jaguar Land Rover Veterans Careers Program
◾Jaguar Land Rover announced employment plan to facilitate hiring of Veterans across its North American retail network in 2016
Eighth Place A Reward After Tough Day For Nissan At Mount Panorama
◾No.24 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 finishes eighth overall and fourth in class despite setback at Bathurst 12 Hour
◾Frustrating day for No.23 Nissan at Mount Panorama
BATHURST, Australia – It was a day of high emotion and high drama for the Nissan Motorsport team during the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hou
The Salvation Army's 30Th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Presented By Ford Fund
The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit will celebrate its 30th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24. The fundraiser will broadcast live on News/Talk 760 WJR from Emagine Theatres in Royal Oak. WJR hosts Paul W. Smith, Frank Bec
BMW I Ventures Announces Strategic Investment In Desktop Metal
Mountain View – February 6, 2017…BMW i Ventures has announced a strategic investment in Desktop Metal, an emerging startup with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams.
Desktop Metal is committed to accelerating the adoption of metal 3D pri
Top Five Finish For 650S GT3 In 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour After Heroic Comeback Drive
Defending Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour Champions Tekno Autosports claimed a hard-earned top five finish, and a podium in the Pro class, in the 2017 edition of the race. McLaren Factory Drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar and Alvaro Parente staged a valiant never-say-die effort in the #1 650S GT3 at Mount
Land Rover Bar Launches America's Cup Boat In Bermuda
◾Sir Ben Ainslie and family christen Land Rover BAR America's Cup race boat 'Rita' in Bermuda
◾Land Rover engineers' expertise has helped design an extremely fast and technically advanced race boat
◾Intensive final preparations and training in battle for the world's oldest sporting trophy
Honda Ridgeline BAJA Race Truck Takes Third At Parker 425
◾Ridgeline Baja Race Truck opens 2017 season with a podium result
◾Racing version of current 2017 Honda Ridgeline
Feb 6, 2017 - PARKER, Arizona -- The Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck opened the 2017 off-road racing season with a strong performance Saturday in the southwestern Arizona dese
BMW Partners With The Directors Guild Of America For The 69Th Annual Directors Guild Awards
Fresh from its Starring Role in BMW Films' 'The Escape,' the All-New BMW 5 Series Sedan was Featured on the Red Carpet Alongside Hollywood's Biggest Stars.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 6, 2017… Returning for a fourth consecutive year, BMWproudly supported the Directors Guild of Ame
Podium Finish For Bentley At Bathurst
◾Bentley Motorsport takes Bathurst 12 Hour podium
◾#17 Continental GT3 of Smith, Kane and Jarvis charges from 22nd to finish third
◾ #8 Continental endures difficult race to finish 12th
(5 February 2017, Bathurst) Bentley Motorsport has finished in third place in the opening round of th
Kia Enjoy A Flying Start To 2017 With Best Ever January Sales
◾Record January sales of 7,661
◾Sportage returns to Top Ten sellers
◾Kia rank eighth overall
Continuing high customer demand and a new year SUV special sales event helped Kia set a new all-time January sales record of 7,661 – taking the brand to eighth in the UK new car sales charts.
Britain Among Europe's Most Adventurous Nations As Volvo Cars Opens Secluded Lodge In Swedish Mountains
◾New research by Volvo Cars reveals Brits to be some of the most adventurous people in Europe
◾More than three quarters of Brits manage to find time for hobbies – but most want to spend more time outdoors
◾Volvo Cars and Tablet Hotels open Swedish mountain retreat designed to reconnect people with
Ford Sales Hit Record Fast Start In January, Beating A Buoyant UK Market
BRENTWOOD, Essex, 6 February, 2017 – Ford total UK sales exceeded 30,000 and led the industry in January, with a 7.4 per cent increase over January 2016. Ford CV sales increased to over 8,000 for the month, the highest January sales volume since 1990, and market share increased to 35.8 per ce
Star Cars Honour The Career Of Jacky Ickx, The World's Greatest All-Round Racing Driver
◾Major display from different disciplines on show
◾Race winning F1 cars from Ferrari and Brabham
◾Le Mans-winning Gulf Mirage plus Porsche 936 and 956
◾Paris-Dakar pioneering Porsche 953, forerunner of the 959
◾Ickx reunited with Le Mans-winning team-mates Derek Bell, Jürgen Barth and Jackie Oli
Vauxhall Calls For Vehicle Fire Database
Vauxhall today is calling for the establishment of a national vehicle fire database.
Speaking to the Transport Select Committee this afternoon, Vauxhall representatives called on Government to help the automotive industry gain access to information about vehicle fires held by insurers.
Isuzu Opens Order Books For New Generation D-Max
The new generation D-Max arrives in the UK this Spring, and customers can now register their interest in the new truck.
D-Max has been extensively overhauled with the biggest changes under the bonnet. A brand new 1.9 litre turbo diesel engine has been fitted, which produces 164 PS and 360Nm of to
British Manufacturer Behind Mono Supercar, Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), Officially Launches BAC USA
◾British manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is continuing to take the world by storm and has officially launched BAC USA
◾The brand behind the world's only single-seater, road-legal supercar – the Mono – is now rolling out a direct Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) strategy for its op
The New BMW M760li xDrive - Captivating Performance And Supreme Comfort Combined
With the new BMW M760Li xDrive, the freshly launched new BMW 7 Series is gaining a prestigious flagship model. Headlined by its exceptional refinement and supreme power delivery at all times, the 12-cylinder petrol engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology under the bonnet reinforces the
Aston Martin's Vantage GT8 To Take On Challenge Of Bathurst 12 Hours
◾Vantage GT8 to power up Mount Panorama with R-Motorsport
◾Aston Martin Racing works driver Darren Turner to join Vantage GT8 driver line-up
◾Miedecke Motorsport to compete in top-level GT3 category with V12 Vantage GT3
Friday 3 February, Bathurst, Australia: Aston Martin's Vantage GT8 w
Two Of Ferrari's Finest Seek New Homes
◾A refurbished 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT featuring the rare factory fitted flared wheel arches will be offered at auction with a guide price of £300,000 to £350,000.
◾Coming from the same private collection and long term ownership, a 1998 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta, featuring the rare and desirable man
Ford Driving Skills For Life Kicks Off 2017 Tour Promoting Basics That Save The Lives Of New Drivers
◾2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life hands-on tour focuses on critical factors influencing teen crashes – vehicle handling, hazard recognition, speed management and space management, distraction and impairment
◾New virtual reality training tools to address navigating traffic circles, pedestrians and
All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Now On Its Way To Customers In China
◾First all-new Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew shipped to China, bringing unmatched levels of off-road excitement and performance to the world's largest auto market
◾F-150 Raptor – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 Raptor ever – marks first-ever official export program for Ford F-Series and F-
Chevrolet Owners Consumed 4,220 Terabytes Of Data In 2016
Tahoe and Suburban owners' use of OnStar 4G LTE increased 260 percent
DETROIT — Chevrolet owners in the U.S. used a whopping 4,220,684 gigabytes (or 4,220 terabytes) of data in 2016, an increase of nearly 200 percent over 2015. The most significant increase was seen with Tahoe and Sub
Red Bull Global Rallycross Announces 2017 Event Schedule
Los Angeles, CA (February 2, 2017) – Red Bull Global Rallycross proudly unveiled today its action-packed event schedule for the 2017 season. Kicking off in April with a brand new race in Memphis, and concluding in October with the series' signature Los Angeles finale, this year's slate retain
FCA US LLC To Present Three Commercials During Super Bowl Li Telecast
February 3, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC will air three commercials during this Sunday's (2/5) Super Bowl LI broadcast. The first spot will air during the second quarter; the second spot will air in the third quarter; and the third spot will air during the fourth quarter.
Infiniti Maintains Global Momentum, Has Best January Sales In History
◾Best January ever, with 18,847 vehicles sold, a 20 percent increase
◾January record sales in almost every region
◾New INFINITI QX50 Crossover Concept shown in Detroit last month
HONG KONG – INFINITI started the New Year with strong momentum, achieving the best January sales month in its
Six Of The Best Go All The Way To Eleven As Central Display Expands
◾The 'Perfect Ten' classic categories grow with Ferrari tribute
◾Sixty-six special cars – some unique – represent 100 years of motoring
◾All will be paraded along The Grand Avenue throughout the show
◾Full list of star cars at end of release
Sixty-six of the world's most intriguing, unusual, e
GM Statement On Manufacturing Investments
General Motors today announced it will invest $47 million in its manufacturing facilities in Spring Hill, Tennessee and Bay City, Michigan to prepare for future product programs. The combined investments will result in 230 retained jobs in the U.S.
This is part of a $1 billion investment in U.S.
Subaru Rally Team USA Drivers Higgins And Pastrana Start Their 2017 Race Season At Rallye Perce-Neige
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA (SRTUSA) is headed north of the US border to Canada this weekend for the inaugural American Rally Association (ARA) event at Rallye Perce-Neige, marking a first-time entry for Subaru factory drivers David Higgins and Travis Pastrana in this event. Ra
Nissan NV Cargo X Project Van Goes Where No Cargo Van Has Gone Before
The Nissan NV Cargo X project vehicle will make its world auto show debut at the upcoming 2017 Chicago Auto Show. Built in partnership with legendary off-road builder Ian Johnson, the NV Cargo X stands over seven-and-a-half feet tall on 37-inch tires and is powered by a Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel transplanted from a Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup.
The new Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon
In the new E63 S Wagon, Mercedes-AMG combines the brand's hallmark Driving Performance with high utility value and the intelligence of the E-Class. As in the E63 S Sedan, the hand-crafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine with an output of up to 603 hp and the fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive deliver outstanding driving dynamics. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds sets a new record in this class. At the same time the engine is now even more efficient thanks to a cylinder deactivation system fitted as standard.
Bentley Motorsport Starts The Season On A High At Mount Panorama
Bentley Motorsport returns to Australia to contest Bathurst 12 Hours
A pair of Continental GT3s aim for the top step at Mount Panorama
Oliver Jarvis will make his debut as a Bentley Boy
1 February 2017, Crewe – Bentley Motorsport has travelled 17,000km from its Crewe headquarters to New So
Fiat 124 Spider Named Best Convertible
The Fiat 124 Spider has been named Best Convertible by contracthireandleasing.com in their annual Car of the Year Awards.
A panel of judges, comprising of road testers and writers, honoured the roadster for its combination of good looks, engaging driving dynamics and comfort.
Announcing the aw
Range Rover Reborn Set For World Debut At Salon Rétromobile 2017
◾Paris presentation of factory-restored 1978 three-door Range Rover Classic marks evolution of the successful Reborn programme by Land Rover Classic
◾Land Rover Classic will comprehensively restore an initial ten examples of the luxury SUV at launch
◾Jaguar Classic will also give a European debut
British Karting Star Jack Mccarthy Moves To Renault UK Clio Cup With Team Pyro
European and British karting Champion Jack McCarthy (Bromley) is the latest exciting young racing talent to announce he will contest the Renault UK Clio Cup championship in 2017 – and with one of the top names in the business, Team Pyro.
McCarthy, still only 16, will become one of the youngest d
More Historic Motorsport Specialists Join HMI Line Up
◾Crosthwaite & Gardiner and Nicholson McLaren Engines confirmed
◾Racelogic offers modern technology to historic racers
◾Laps of 1966 Monaco GP circuit from Classic Race Simulators
◾Other new names include: Tech9 Motorsport, Schroth, Cobra and TTV
Historic Motorsport International has consolida
Mercedes-Benz Vans Launches X-Class Reservation Service In Response To Demand
Due to phenomenal early demand for the X-Class, which hasn't even been unveiled yet, Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched a reservation service to enable potential UK customers to leave a refundable reservation fee to ensure they are the amongst the first to order the exciting new pickup.
Jaguar Land Rover Reports Us Sales For January 2017
◾Best Ever Jaguar Land Rover U.S. January Sales Month, up 30 percent
◾Jaguar XE sports sedan and F-PACE SUV drive Jaguar U.S. sales up 117 percent for best January sales month since 2004
◾Best Ever Land Rover U.S. January Sales Month, up 9 percent
◾Best Ever Range Rover Sport, Range Rover and Dis
Mazda CX-9 Named A Finalist For 2017 World Car And World Design Of The Year Awards
CX-9 Follows Last Year's WCOTY-Winning MX-5 Miata as Finalist
IRVINE, Calif. (February 2, 2017) – Following in the footsteps of the Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster that won the 2016 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) and World Car Design of the Year (WCDOTY) awards, it was announced that the s
The Power Of Dreams: Honda Rolls Out The Red Carpet For America's Best-Selling SUV; Celebrating 20 Years Of CR-V
◾60-second commercial stars all-new 2017 Honda CR-V and some of today's biggest celebrities: Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Viola Davis, Missy Elliott, Tina Fey, Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, Jimmy Kimmel, Stan Lee and Robert Redford
◾America's best-selling SUV turns 20; Super Bowl kicks off 2017 CR-V marketi
Dodge Resurrects The Demon: Teaser Video No. 4 – 'Crate'
◾'Crate,' the fourth video in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon pre-reveal teaser campaign, launches today
◾Fans should visit www.ifyouknowyouknow.com for weekly updates, to download sharable content and for a countdown to its reveal
◾Dodge's new ultimate performance halo to be unveiled during 2
Full Squad Of Ford GTs To Compete At 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours
◾All four Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs to return to Le Mans to defend 2016 class victory
◾23 year-old Brazilian Pipo Derani joins Ford's strong driving squad
◾Scott Dixon, Sébastien Bourdais and Billy Johnson re-join full season drivers for Le Mans campaign
LE MANS, France, Feb. 2, 2017
Cadillac Global Sales Rise 44.2% In January
Cadillac sold 29,764 vehicles in January, a 44.2 percent increase. This is the eighth consecutive month of double-digit percentage increases for Cadillac.
Driven by the new XT5, Cadillac sales in the midsize luxury crossover category – the industry's strongest segment -- grew 51.7%. The XT5 sold
Aston Martin Racing Confirms Driver Line-Up For 2017 Campaign
◾Aston Martin Racing to contest 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship
◾Three car full-season assault with two GTE Pro and one GTE Am entry
◾World champions return in #95 V8 Vantage GTE
Thursday 2 February, Banbury:Aston Martin Racing is once again ready to take on the world's premiere en
Alpine Aims To Successfully Defend Its World Titles!
◾The list of entries for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship and this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed today by the organisers.
◾After an exceptional 2016 season, Alpine will be defending its titles with two new A470 prototypes competing in the LMP2 category.
◾The team, now known as S
Are Eco-Conscious Millennials Fuelling Record SUV Sales? Ford To Offer Fully Electric Suv With 300 Mile Range By 2020
◾Forget gas-guzzling stereotypes – 4 in 5 Millennials say SUVs are now more eco-friendly
◾Industry SUV registrations were up 21 per cent in 2016, accounting for 1 in 4 new vehicles registered; 1 in 4 Millennials in the market for a new car say they are considering an SUV
◾Ford to launch fully elec
Ignis – World Car Of The Year 2017 Finalist
Suzuki is well known as the 'Small Car Experts' and is pleased to announce that the recently launched IGNIS has made it as a finalist in the new Urban Car category of the 2017 World Car of The Year.
To qualify for the initial judging process, vehicles had to be less than four metres long, suitabl
Mercedes-Benz Starts The New Year With More Than 18% Growth And A New Sales Record
◾Mercedes-Benz delivered 178,467 vehicles worldwide last month (+18.3%) , more than ever before in a January
◾Over 30% growth in the Asia-Pacific region
◾Ongoing success in China: with nearly 59.000 cars sold in January and a plus of roughly 40%, the previous best month was surpassed by over 12,00
Daimler Stays In The Fast Lane: Best-Ever Figures For Unit Sales, Revenue And Earnings In 2016
Daimler stays in the fast lane: Best-ever figures for unit sales, revenue and earnings in 2016 – dividend of €3.25 proposed – ongoing positive outlook
◾Record unit sales with around 3 million vehicles sold for the first time (+5%)
◾Group revenue up by 3% to €153.3 billion (2015: 149.5 billi
Lexus International 2016 Year In Review
February 02, 2017
Lexus International today announced it sold 677,615 vehicles during the 2016 calendar year. This robust sales performance represents a 4% increase over calendar year 2015 (652,451 units). The 2016CY sales performance is also the 4th consecutive record year of sale
The Renault TreZor Voted Most Beautiful Concept Car Of 2016
The 32nd Festival Automobile International at the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris, France, has singled out the Renault TreZor as the Most Beautiful Concept Car of 2016.
ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS TO GRACE COURCHEVEL AND ST. MORITZ
The success of the extraordinary renaissance of the House of Rolls-Royce has been built on an intimate understanding of the lifestyles of the most discerning patrons of luxury in the world. The marque therefore fundamentally believes in serving a gentle presence in the world's most glamorous and soc
Fiesta Title Winner Gooding Announces Move To New Renault UK Clio Cup Junior Championship
Reigning Fiesta Junior Champion Harry Gooding (Bridgwater) has announced a move to the new Renault UK Clio Cup Junior championship for 2017 with the JamSport Racing team.
Gooding, who has only just turned 15, last year became the youngest ever winner of the Fiesta title thanks to an impressive ta
On Two Wheels: Over 130 Vintage Bikes Go Under The Hammer At Coys London Motorcycle Show Auction
International auctioneers Coys are putting under the hammer over 130 classic sports and racing bikes worth millions of pounds at their second international auction at the London Motorcycle Show on Saturday 18th February.
The auction is one of the main features of the London Motorcycle Show, one
Les Grandes Heures Automobiles To Stage A Display Of Historic Competition Vehicles At The 2017 Retromobile, Paris
LES GRANDES HEURES AUTOMOBILES (LGHA) TO STAGE A SIGNIFICANT DISPLAY OF HISTORIC COMPETITION VEHICLES AT THE 2017 RETROMOBILE, PARIS
◾Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) to stage a memorable 'feature' display of historic competition cars and motorcycles at next week's 2017 Rétromobile, Par
Škoda UK Launches New Brand Campaign With Sir Bradley Wiggins
◾ŠKODA UK announces new direction for the brand with 'Driven By Something Different' campaign
◾New brand campaign launches with Sir Bradley Wiggins in TV ad featuring the ŠKODA Superb Estate
◾Epic 90 second advert will debut on Saturday 4th Feb during England vs France Six Nations rugby opening ma
New Active Chassis Control Tips Balance In Favour Of McLaren's Second-Generation Super Series
◾McLaren Proactive Chassis Control II system monitors dynamic and driver inputs to provide outstanding breadth of handling balance, grip and ride comfort
◾Drivers will be able to choose Comfort, Sport, or Track chassis modes to deliver optimal performance according to personal preference and drivin
Nissan e-NV200 Is Europe's Best-Selling Electric Van
◾The all-electric Nissan e-NV200 is the best-selling electric van in 2016, across 17 countries in Europe
◾Total Nissan e-NV200 sales increased by 7 percent in 2016
◾UK, Norway and France are the top three markets for e-NV200 sales
◾Nissan offers a five year / 60,000 mile warranty on all new Nissa
The Renault TreZor Voted Most Beautiful Concept Car Of 2016
◾The Renault TreZor scoops the Festival Automobile International's award for the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year 2016
◾The Renault TreZor is an all-electric GT that embodies the styling cues and technologies set to feature on upcoming Renault models
AWARD-WINNING RENAULT TREZOR
Historic Race Car Icons For Auction At Race Retro
◾39 special race cars will be offered by Silverstone Auctions at this year's Race Retro on 24th February.
◾The catalogue includes a stunning selection of historic and race winning track and rally cars.
◾A rare 1989 Aston Martin AMR1 will headline the sale with an estimate of £500,000 to £550,000.
New Citroën C3 & Grand C4 Picasso Take Double Win In Contract Hire And Leasing.Com Awards 2016/2017
New Citroën C3 has scooped the award for Supermini of the Year, and Grand C4 Picasso has eclipsed its rivals to take the MPV of the Year prize in the Contract Hire and Leasing.com Awards 2016/17. The awards judges highlighted New C3's 'reassuring' running costs and 'engaging handling' and described
Cam Newton, Miranda Kerr And Buick Make A Not-So-Pee-Wee Super Bowl Team
Buick returns to Super Bowl with new ad spotlighting Cascada convertible and Encore compact luxury SUV
DETROIT — Today Buick unveiled a new Super Bowl ad starring NFL MVP Cam Newton and supermodel Miranda Kerr. The spot invites fans to 'Experience the New Buick' by resetting expecta
Operation Better: Hyundai To Deliver A Better Super Bowl Experience For The Real Heroes
For the First Time Ever, Overseas U.S. Troops Will Be Transported to the Super Bowl Through Innovative Technology
Experience Captured During Super Bowl LI to Run in the 90-Second Spot After the Final Whistle
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 – At Super Bowl LI, some
Inaugural Spring Classic Tickets are on Sale Now
Celebrating Vintage Race Cars and Motorcycles May 19-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Monterey, Calif., February 1, 2017 — Ticket sales for the inaugural Spring Classic vintage car races and motorcycle exhibitions May 19-21 are now on sale. Can-Am, Historic Trans-Am and Formula One a
AUDI OF AMERICA SETS JANUARY SALES RECORD ON SUV STRENGTH AND SEDAN DEMAND
◾Q5 SUV sales increased 35 percent to 3,636 vehicles
◾Sales of Q3 SUV rose 31 percent; Q7 sales up 3 percent
◾Demand for A4 sedan increased 31 percent; A6 sales up 20 percent
Audi of America's January sales increased 11 percent to 13,201 vehicles. Both SUVs and sedans performed well, with the Q
Melissa Mccarthy And The All-New Kia Niro Embark On A 'Hero's Journey' In Kia Motors' Super Bowl Commercial
Multifaceted Campaign Introduces Consumers to the No Compromise Combination of Style, Utility and Hybrid Efficiency of Kia's Newest Crossover
◾ 'Hero's Journey' can be viewed now at YouTube.com/Kia and is set to air during the third quarter of Super Bowl LI
◾Consumers engaging with Kia's Ni
Hyundai Motor America Reports Its Best January Ever
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America today announced its best January ever, beating last year's record by 3.3 percent. Sales for January were 46,507.
Hyundai Division posts sales of 44,689 units in January
'Coming off a strong December, consumers' interest in our
FORD F-SERIES, SUVS AND LINCOLN DRIVE JANUARY RETAIL SALES GAINS; OVERALL U.S. SALES DOWN 1 PERCENT
◾Ford Motor Company U.S. retail sales of 120,400 vehicles for January represent a 6 percent increase; fleet sales down 13 percent; total sales down 1 percent
◾Ford F-Series sales increase 13 percent, with sales of 57,995 trucks; best sales start for F-Series since 2004
◾Overall Ford brand SUV sale
GM Announces January U.S. Sales, Affirms Positive Outlook
DETROIT — General Motors (NYSE: GM) U.S. dealers delivered 195,909 cars, trucks and crossovers in January, down 3.8 percent year over year. Retail sales totaled 155,010 units, down 4.9 percent, and the company set a new January record for average transaction prices.
'In early January, we f
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS JANUARY 2017 SALES RESULTS
◾January sales totaled 23,510 units, an increase of 17.1 percent over January 2016
◾Tiguan sales totaled 3,516 units, an increase of 39.1 percent over January 2016, marking the best January ever for the vehicle
◾Golf SportWagen sales (which includes the all-new Alltrack) totaled 2,047 units, an in
Nissan Group Reports January 2017 U.S. Sales
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for January 2017 of 112,319 units, an increase of 6 percent over the prior year and a January record.
◾Nissan Division finished January with 100,761 sales, up 4 percent and also a January record.
Mazda Reports Best January Sales Since 2012
Mazda CX-5 Posts Record Month
IRVINE, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported January U.S. sales of 21,698 vehicles, representing an increase of 10.1 percent versus January of last year, and the best January sales month in five years. Solid
Toyota Motor North America Reports January 2017 Sales
◾Toyota division posts best-ever January in RAV4, Highlander
◾TCUV posted 17th consecutive month of best-ever monthly sales
◾L/Certified by Lexus achieves best-ever January sales
Plano, Texas (February 1, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), Inc., today reported its U.S. January 20
Audi Drives Progress In Game Day Spot With Universal Appeal
◾Audi returns to the big game with a 60-second spot called 'Daughter' to air in the third quarter on Sunday, Feb. 5
◾Cinematic story delivers an emotional message about a father, his daughter and her future
◾Moving spot debuts the all-new Audi S5 Sportback and underscores the brand's commitment to
Infiniti Reports Record January U.S. Sales
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – INFINITI today reported sales of 11,558 vehicles in the U.S. during January, an increase of 36 percent, an all-time record January for the brand.
The QX80 premium full-size SUV also had its best January, with an increase of 50 percent to 1,749 vehicles delivered. The QX3
American Honda Continues Record Sales Pace In January
◾American Honda sets new January records for total vehicle and total truck sales
◾Honda Division also sets new January benchmark for total vehicle sales
◾Honda trucks jump 30.2 percent for best-ever January
◾Honda CR-V smashes previous January record as it gains 52 percent for month
FCA US Reports January 2017 U.S. Sales
◾Ram Truck brand up 5 percent; pickup truck posts 4 percent increase
◾Three Jeep® brand vehicles record sales increases in January; Jeep Renegade sales up 52 percent
◾Jeep Grand Cherokee sales up 24 percent in January
◾Fiat 500 sales up 24 percent compared with same month a year ago
Mitsubishi Motors Reports January 2017 Sales
◾Sales up 3.1 percent over last January
◾Outlander sales continue to be strong in the new year with sales up 9.4 percent
◾Outlander records best January sales since 2007
CYPRESS, Calif., – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported January 2017 sales of 6,457 an increase of 3.
Subaru Of America, Inc. Reports Record January Sales
◾Record January - monthly sales increase 6.8 percent over January 2016
◾62 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth
◾Best January ever for Outback and Forester
◾35 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold
◾42 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata Soft Top Arrives In Showrooms This Month, Retaining Unbeatable Performance Value
MX-5 Club Roadster Adds More Standard Safety Equipment for 2017
IRVINE, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced pricing for the 2017 MX-5 Miata soft top, which will arrive at dealers nationwide this month.
Following its resoundingly su
Kia Motors America Announces January Sales
All-New Niro Crossover Begins Arriving in Select Showrooms
IRVINE, Calif., February 1, 2017 – Kia Motors America today announced January sales of 35,626 units, led by the Optima and Soul with 7,849 and 7,792 units sold, respectively. The first month of the year also marks the firs
New Ford Commercial Vehicle Center Program Keeps Fleet And Commercial Customers On The Road
◾New Ford Commercial Vehicle Center dealers provide an outstanding sales, service and finance experience to fleet and commercial customers nationwide
◾Commercial Vehicle Center dealers offer best Ford truck and van selection, expanded service hours, greater parts inventory and highly trained staff
BMW Group U.S. Reports January 2017 Sales
◾BMW brand sales increase 0.1 percent
◾MINI brand sales decrease 4.0 percent
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 1, 2017… Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.1 percent in January for a total of 18,109 compared to 18,082 vehicles sold in January, 2016.
Notable vehicle sales in January inc
Mecum Motorcycle Auction Achieves $13.7 Million In Las Vegas
Astonishing 92-Percent Sell-Through Rate and 53-Percent Sales Increase Sets New Benchmark
WALWORTH, Wis. – Feb. 1, 2017 – Sales totals for the 26th annual Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction, the world's largest antique and vintage motorcycle auction held Jan. 25-28 at South Poin
PORSCHE REPORTS JANUARY 2017 SALES
ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2017 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, delivered 4,602 vehicles in January. This was the st
Mercedes-Benz USA Delivers Record January Sales Volume With 27,900 Units
ATLANTA – Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported record January sales of 25,527, topping last January's record volume of 24,664 units sold. Adding 2,049 units for Vans and 324 units for smart, MBUSA achieved its highest January to date with a grand total of 27,900 vehicles, up 3.5% from a y
Lamborghini Teams Fight To Two Top-10 Finishes At Rolex 24 At Daytona
◾No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 leads Lamborghini Squadra Corse with seventh-place finish.
◾No. 46 EBIMOTORS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 finishes ninth in North American sports car endurance classic.
Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2017) – Lamborghini Squadra Corse produced t
Dwayne Johnson Returns As Ford Ambassador Of Service In Second Ad Campaign
◾Ford debuts ad campaign aligning, for the second time, with Dwayne Johnson as the Ford Ambassador of Service highlighting core shared values of trust, leadership, hard work, quality and service
◾In the campaign, Johnson highlights the know-how of the more than 35,000 hardworking service team membe
Volvo Announces January Sales
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Feb. 1, 2017) - Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 3,472 vehicles for the month of January, an 18.2 percent decrease.
'Strong global demand will impact availability of XC90 throughout Q1,' said Lex Kerssemakers, President and CEO, Volvo Car USA. 'We are in
FCA Canada Reports January 2017 Sales
February 1, 2017 , Windsor, Ontario - FCA Canada today reported January 2017 sales of 18,443 vehicles, an increase of 2 per cent compared with sales in January 2016 of 18,068.
Retail sales represented 75 per cent of total sales, while fleet sales were 25 per cent. Retail sales were 13,