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  • 1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First Crown 1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First Crown

    In 1966, the Englishman Graham Hill would come through 500 miles at Indianapolis to collect the win. He was already a World Champion in Formula One, and now, a champion at Indianapolis. He would go on to win at Le Mans in the early 1970s making him the only driver in history to have won the three major racing events. In 1995, just one year before the 30th anniversary of Hill's accomplishment, Jacques Villeneuve would overcome a wild and controversial Indy 500 to start his own march toward the triple crown of motorsports.
  • French History Takes Centre Stage At RM's Paris Collector Car Auction At Place Vauban French History Takes Centre Stage At RM's Paris Collector Car Auction At Place Vauban

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, makes a highly anticipated return to Paris, 4 February for its second annual sale during the world-famous Retromobile show week. Featuring a handpicked selection of 60 motor cars, the boutique auction will be held at the historic Place Vauban in central Paris, the perfect setting to present the finest examples of racing, sports and touring cars from both pre- and post-war periods.
  • BMW TO PRESENT BMW ART CARS BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN AND MICHAEL JAGAMARA NELSON AT ART BASEL IN MIAMI BEACH 2014  BMW TO PRESENT BMW ART CARS BY ROY LICHTENSTEIN AND MICHAEL JAGAMARA NELSON AT ART BASEL IN MIAMI BEACH 2014

    BMW is official partner of the Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014

    Miami. At the 2014 Art Basel in Miami Beach, BMW will present two of its legendary BMW Art Cars – the BMW 320 by Roy Lichtenstein (1977) and the BMW M3 by Michael Jagamara Nelson (1989). BMW is inviting visitors to view the BMW A
  • Infiniti's 'Synaptiq' Wins People's Choice Award In 11Th Annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge Infiniti's 'Synaptiq' Wins People's Choice Award In 11Th Annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge

    Infiniti won the first-ever People's Choice Award as part of the 11th annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge with SYNAPTIQ, a unique answer to this year's theme of 'Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?'

    Infiniti designers from its San Diego studio looked toward the future in which augmented reality, 3D hologram and wearable technologies may be a part of the everyday driving experience, creating a seamless interaction between man and machine.
  • FRENCH HISTORY TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT RM'S PARIS COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT PLACE VAUBAN  FRENCH HISTORY TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT RM'S PARIS COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT PLACE VAUBAN

    • RM Auctions returns to the stunning Place Vauban for its second annual collector car sale in Paris, 4 February, 2015
    • Held during the world-famous Retromobile week, the multi-million euro sale features a magnificent selection of 60 blue-chip motor cars
    • Early highlights led by two automobiles
  • FORD AND THOR LIVIN LITE TEAM TO LICENSE FORD-BRANDED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS FOR ALL-NEW 2015 F-150  FORD AND THOR LIVIN LITE TEAM TO LICENSE FORD-BRANDED RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS FOR ALL-NEW 2015 F-150

    ◾Recreational vehicle builder Thor Livin Lite and Ford have agreed to license Ford-branded recreational products for the all-new 2015 F-150 pickup, the smartest, toughest, most capable F-150 ever
    ◾Thor Livin Lite worked with Ford designers to adopt design cues from the aluminum-bodied F-150 into th
  • HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS AWARDS NAME ALL-NEW CHRYSLER 200C 'BEST SEDAN' AND DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT 'BEST SPORTSCAR'  HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS AWARDS NAME ALL-NEW CHRYSLER 200C 'BEST SEDAN' AND DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT 'BEST SPORTSCAR'

    ◾Hispanic Motor Press Awards recognize the most outstanding all-new vehicles in the United States to go on sale in the 12 months preceding the award
    ◾Overall design, comfort, safety, economy, handling, performance, functionality, environmental requirements, driver satisfaction and value are the cri
  • BMW i VENTURES ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN ZENDRIVE

    - Further Increasing safety and security through innovative mobility services.

    New York City, NY. The BMW Group continues adding innovative mobility services under the brand BMW i. The company's venture capital company, BMW i Ventures, is announcing a new investment in Zendrive. Ze
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY CELEBRATES HOLIDAY SEASON WITH HUNGER RELIEF, AMERICA'S THANKSGIVING PARADE IN DETROIT

    ◾Ford Motor Company delivers new truck to The Salvation Army's Bed & Bread Club, helping distribute 5,000 meals each day in Detroit

    ◾Ford is working with Detroit Area Agency on Aging to help provide meals for 6,000 homebound senior citizens, part of $1.3 million in hunger relief support across th
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA TO LAUNCH EXPANDED AIDS AWARENESS INITIATIVE

    World AIDS Day Reveal of HIV+ Artist Mondo Guerra Custom 2015 Legacy
    #loveresponsibly

    Miami, FL - Subaru Of America, Inc., in collaboration with HIV-positive designer Mondo Guerra will reveal a one-of-a-kind wrapped 2015 Legacy as part of its Love Responsiblytm campaign to commemorate th
  • CHEVROLET CRUZE NAMED 2014 FLEET CAR OF THE YEAR  CHEVROLET CRUZE NAMED 2014 FLEET CAR OF THE YEAR

    DETROIT – The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze was named the 2014 Fleet Car of the Year by Automotive Fleet and Business Fleetmagazines. Fleet managers from both large and small fleets and covering every fleet segment selected the Cruze as the winner, besting 48 other cars.

    'Mary Kay selected the Chev
  • The Ferrari 250 Europa GT The Ferrari 250 Europa GT

    Ferrari introduced their 250 Europa GT in October of 1954 at the Grand Palais. The prior year, Ferrari had unveiled the 250 Europa. The 250 Europa GT rested on a redesigned Tipo 508 chassis, featuring a wider track and a wheelbase about 8 inches shorter than the prior model. It received an independent coil-spring suspension in the front which replaced the previous model's transverse leaf-spring arrangement.
  • The Lamborghini Countach The Lamborghini Countach

    Lamborghini would introduce the concept of the supercar with its Miura. However, Lamborghini would go even further, producing a veritable supercar that many would only behold in posters on wall or on the big screen. Its wedge shape and angular lines would become immediately iconic; a futuristic sports car that fit an age when reaching to the stars never seemed closer.
  • AUDI HEADS FOR GRAND WEC FINALE IN BRAZIL  AUDI HEADS FOR GRAND WEC FINALE IN BRAZIL

    • Battle for manufacturers' title and runner-up's spot for the drivers
    • Tom Kristensen ends professional career
    • Special visual appearance of the number 1 R18 e-tron quattro

    Ingolstadt, November 24, 2014 – Brazil is hosting the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC
  • CONWAY, ASCHENBACH WIN PRO-AM CLASS AT WORLD FINAL; ANTINUCCI 2ND IN PRO  CONWAY, ASCHENBACH WIN PRO-AM CLASS AT WORLD FINAL; ANTINUCCI 2ND IN PRO

    Milos Pavlovic and Edoardo Piscopo named PRO Class Champions of LamborghiniBlancpain Super Trofeo World Final in Sepang, Kevin Conway-Lawson Aschenbachclaim PRO-AM Class, Jack Rattenbury unrivaled in AM Class

    Sant'Agata Bolognese/Sepang, 23 November 2014. This was a weekend to remember for the te
  • SAM BIRD SEALS VICTORY IN PUTRAJAYA ePRIX  SAM BIRD SEALS VICTORY IN PUTRAJAYA ePRIX

    Virgin Racing driver wins ahead of di Grassi and Buemi

    PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA (November 22 2014): Sam Bird cruised to victory in the 2014 FIA Formula E Ycapital Management Putrajaya ePrix ahead of championship-leader Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi. The Virgin Racing driver cross
  • NASA RACERS MAKE UP MAJORITY OF MAZDA CLUB RACER SHOOTOUT FINALISTS

    Napa Valley, CA - NASA is proud to announce that NASA racers have secured the majority of finalist positions in the 2014 Mazda Club Racer Shootout. Specifically, NASA competitors will be representing 5 of the 6 positions coming from real-life racing, and potentially taking the step up the rac
  • TWENTY-FIVE HOURS OF THUNDERHILL PRESENTED BY HAWK PERFORMANCE ATTRACTING TOP TEAMS AND DRIVERS  TWENTY-FIVE HOURS OF THUNDERHILL PRESENTED BY HAWK PERFORMANCE ATTRACTING TOP TEAMS AND DRIVERS

    NAPA VALLEY (Nov. 19, 2014) - The 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Brakes is three weeks away. Top teams and drivers are preparing for the twice around the clock plus one hour event sanctioned by the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) to run at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, Cal
  • REDESIGNED AUDI LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW STAND FEATURES NEW INTERACTIVE MURAL  REDESIGNED AUDI LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW STAND FEATURES NEW INTERACTIVE MURAL

    ◾Making its debut is a 10 x 25 foot Audi interactive mural that lets multiple users experience a host of vehicle and technology stories
    ◾Two large LED walls showcase new Audi product and technology news
    ◾A 20 x 60 foot white glass parallelogram stage features the new Audi prologue concept vehicle,
  • RM Auctions to Sell Historic Daytona 24 Hour-Winning Jaguar XJR-9 at Amelia Island  RM Auctions to Sell Historic Daytona 24 Hour-Winning Jaguar XJR-9 at Amelia Island

    • RM Auctions secures Works Jaguar XJR-9 for its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14, 2015
    • The sole remaining original of only two purpose-built IMSA specification XJR-9s constructed, chassis 388 enjoyed huge record of success through 1988, 1989 and 1990
    • 2015 marks 25th anniversary of this a
  • NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN ATLANTA  NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN ATLANTA

    ATLANTA – As customers flood local stores this week looking for Black Friday deals, Nissan is offering Atlanta buyers of the all-electric LEAF its own money-saving holiday special: no-cost public charging for two years.

    Nissan is today announcing 'No Charge to Charge' for Atlanta, a progra
  • INFINITI'S 'SYNAPTIQ' WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN 11TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW DESIGN CHALLENGE  INFINITI'S 'SYNAPTIQ' WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN 11TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW DESIGN CHALLENGE

    LOS ANGELES – Infiniti won the first-ever People's Choice Award as part of the 11th annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge with SYNAPTIQ, a unique answer to this year's theme of 'Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?'

    Infiniti designers from its San Diego studi
  • MECUM KANSAS CITY AUCTION RETURNS TO CONVENTION CENTER DECEMBER 4-6  MECUM KANSAS CITY AUCTION RETURNS TO CONVENTION CENTER DECEMBER 4-6

    Event to Feature 750 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More

    Walworth, Wis. – November 24, 2014 – Mecum Auctions returns to the Kansas City Convention Center Dec. 4-6 with an estimated 750 classic and collector cars expected to cross the auction block. The consignment
  • RAM 1500 WINS MOTOR TREND'S 2015 HALF-TON PICKUP SHOOTOUT  RAM 1500 WINS MOTOR TREND'S 2015 HALF-TON PICKUP SHOOTOUT

    November 24, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The editors of Motor Trend today named the Ram 1500 the winner of their 2015 half-ton truck shootout.

    Three contenders were put through a broad array of testing designed to evaluate the core uses of a truck owner. In addition to the 2015 Ram 1500,
  • ANDIAL DIVISION OF PORSCHE MOTORSPORT NORTH AMERICA OPENS ITS DOORS TO RACE CAR REVIVALS  ANDIAL DIVISION OF PORSCHE MOTORSPORT NORTH AMERICA OPENS ITS DOORS TO RACE CAR REVIVALS

    Santa Ana, California – November 24, 2014 - The first ANDIAL-prepared Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car, owned by Porsche Club of America (PCA) member Klaus Viljanmaa (Wichita, Kansas), has been completed and is now running in PCA events, signaling the start of completion of five specially prepare
  • COLORADO AND CANYON: STRIVING FOR THE PERFECT BODY

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – The men and women launching the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks at General Motors' Wentzville Assembly Plant are proud of their 'perfect bodies.'

    Not necessarily what they see in the mirror but the perfect bodies of the new trucks that beg
  • Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers' world championship Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers' world championship

    A triumphant end to the 2014 Formula 1 season for Mercedes-Benz as MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton wins the concluding race of the campaign at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to take the Formula 1 world championship title for the second time in his career. His team-mate Nico Rosberg ends the season as runner-up. Between them, Hamilton and Rosberg accumulated 16 wins, 18 pole positions, 12 fastest laps and 31 podium finishes. With eleven one-two wins in a single season, the team surpassed the previous record set by McLaren in 1988. The 16th victory of the season in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix means that MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS no longer share the record with any other team for the highest number of wins in one season.
  • Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers' world championship  Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers' world championship

    •MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton is the new Formula 1 world champion
    •First Silver Arrows driver to claim title since Juan Manuel Fangio in 1955
    •Silver Arrows works team driver Nico Rosberg finishes season as F1 championship runner-up
    •16 wins, 18 pole positions and 31 podiums for th
  • Mercedes-Maybach S-Class: Stylish, effortless superiority combined with trend-setting exclusivity Mercedes-Maybach S-Class: Stylish, effortless superiority combined with trend-setting exclusivity

    At the world première in Guangzhou and the presentation in Los Angeles, the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is being unveiled almost simultaneously in its two key markets of the ÚSA and China. The vehicle makes its début at Auto Guangzhou and the Los Angeles Auto Show just hours apart. At 5453 mm long and with a wheelbase of 3365 mm, the flagship of the Mercedes-Benz model range is 20 cm larger in both dimensions than the S-Class Saloon with long wheelbase. Rear passengers benefit from this increased size as well as from standard equipment that includes executive seats on both left and right and other exclusive details such as innovative voice amplification. In the rear, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is also the world's quietest production saloon car.
  • BMW i3 WINS GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015  BMW i3 WINS GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015

    Munich. With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014, as the first dedicated all-electric vehicl
  • FORD'S BLUEPRINT FOR SUSTAINABILITY ADVANCES TO NEXT LEVEL  FORD'S BLUEPRINT FOR SUSTAINABILITY ADVANCES TO NEXT LEVEL

    Ford's Blueprint for Sustainability Advances to Next Level; New F-150 Lineup Includes Highest EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy Ratings Among Gas-Powered Pickups

    ◾The new 2015 F-150 lineup – featuring the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150s ever – now includes the highest EPA-estimated fue
  • 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT AND 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C RECEIVE POPULAR MECHANICS CAR AWARDS  2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT AND 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C RECEIVE POPULAR MECHANICS CAR AWARDS

    ◾2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat named 'Best Muscle Car'
    ◾2015 Alfa Romeo 4C wins the Car Award for Sport Cars

    November 21, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Alfa Romeo 4C made lasting impressions on the automotive editors of Popular Mechanics, e
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP TO INVEST IN NEW PRODUCTS, INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL PRESENCE  VOLKSWAGEN GROUP TO INVEST IN NEW PRODUCTS, INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL PRESENCE

    ◾EUR 85.6 billion for new models, environmentally friendly technologies and production facilities in the coming five years
    ◾Capex ratio to remain at a competitive level of between six and seven percent
    ◾Over half of investments in property, plant and equipment in Germany
    ◾Chinese joint ventures t
  • THE BACKSTORY OF CADILLAC'S NEW MASSAGE CHAIRS  THE BACKSTORY OF CADILLAC'S NEW MASSAGE CHAIRS

    Cadillac XTS, Escalade offer seats that knead and roll to relieve stress

    DETROIT – No time today to make it to the spa or schedule a visit with the massage therapist, no problem. On two 2015 models, Cadillac is offering front driver and passenger seats that can knead, roll and rel
  • 2015 SUBARU IMPREZA EARNS 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the new 2015 Subaru Impreza as an IIHS 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK, and when equipped with the optional EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, the model receives the IIHS
  • LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO SEPANG FOR SIXTH AND FINAL STOP OF ASIA SERIES  LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO MAKES TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO SEPANG FOR SIXTH AND FINAL STOP OF ASIA SERIES

    November 21, 2014, Sepang (Malaysia) – A packed day of racing saw gentlemen drivers once again gather on storied grounds of the Sepang International Circuit to battle it out one last time for the championship of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia series, sponsored by Italian luxury s
  • GOODYEAR'S SANTA CLAUS EXPRESS IS COMING TO TOWN

    ◾World Famous Blimp and U.S. Marines Hold Fourth Annual Toys for Tots Event
    ◾Event Includes Drawing for 25 Blimp Rides

    SUFFIELD, Ohio, November 21, 2014 – The Goodyear blimp, nicknamed 'Santa Claus Express' for the holidays, and the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve will conduct their fourth joi
  • FORMATION OF THE FORMULA E TEAMS' ASSOCIATION

    The teams competing in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship are announcing today that they have recently formed the Formula E Teams' Association, which will operate from London, UK.

    The association will provide a forum to respond to Formula E Holdings and the FIA on issues impacting the teams
  • GM INVESTS $200 MILLION IN TWO MICHIGAN PLANTS  GM INVESTS $200 MILLION IN TWO MICHIGAN PLANTS

    Orion Assembly and Pontiac Metal Center get $200 million for new vehicle program

    DETROIT – General Motors will invest $200 million in its Orion Assembly and Pontiac Metal Center plants to prepare for a future vehicle program.

    Orion will receive $160 million for tooling and equi
  • HONDA POWER EQUIPMENT MFG'S SENIOR PRODUCTION MANAGER IS WHO MAKES A HONDA  HONDA POWER EQUIPMENT MFG'S SENIOR PRODUCTION MANAGER IS WHO MAKES A HONDA

    Nov 21, 2014 - MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- Honda today unveiled the newest associate profile in its popular 12-part What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. Freddie Wynn, senior production manager at Honda Power Equipment Mfg. (HPE) in Swepsonville, North Carolina, is featured not only f
  • RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE CEO GETS TOP HONORS AT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER ANNUAL BENEFIT  RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE CEO GETS TOP HONORS AT ACTION AGAINST HUNGER ANNUAL BENEFIT

    NEW YORK, NY – Action Against Hunger, a world leader in the fight against childhood malnutrition, gave top honors last night to Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO and Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

    Every year, hundreds of Action Against Hunger's most dedicated supporters come together for an evening of i
  • MALAYSIA'S RTM TO BROADCAST PUTRAJAYA ePRIX  MALAYSIA'S RTM TO BROADCAST PUTRAJAYA ePRIX

    PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA (November 21 2014) - RTM, a free-to-air public TV broadcaster in Malaysia, will televise live coverage of this weekend's Formula E Putrajaya ePrix.

    In addition to live race coverage, the agreement will see RTM air delayed footage from the morning's qualifying session. R
  • LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO HEADS TO SEPANG FOR WORLD FINAL

    SEPANG, Malaysia (Nov. 20, 2014) - The weekend of 20-23 November will be a full one in Sepang (MAL) for Automobili Lamborghini, with the final rounds of the European and Asian Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo; the World Final of all three series including North America; and followed by the
  • INFINITI'S MICHAEL BARTSCH, ALFONSO ALBAISA ON DESIGN AND HOW IT IS DRIVING THE FUTURE  INFINITI'S MICHAEL BARTSCH, ALFONSO ALBAISA ON DESIGN AND HOW IT IS DRIVING THE FUTURE

    LOS ANGELES – Michael Bartsch, vice president, Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., were at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week to support the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept. Bartsch and Albaisa discussed the imp
  • MAZDA ANNOUNCES 2014 'MAZDA DRIVE FOR GOOD' CHARITABLE RECIPIENTS

    - Mazda Teams Up with Four National Charities to Help Provide for Those in Need -

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) is again collaborating with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, American Red Cross, American Heart Association, and Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. for its 2014 charita
  • MOPAR OFFERS ‘X-TREME' PERSONALIZATION WITH MORE THAN 100 ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE FOR THE ALL-NEW 2016 FIAT 500X  MOPAR OFFERS ‘X-TREME' PERSONALIZATION WITH MORE THAN 100 ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE FOR THE ALL-NEW 2016 FIAT 500X

    ◾More than 100 Mopar accessories available for the new 2016 Fiat 500X
    ◾A 2016 Fiat 500X augmented with select Mopar accessories to be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show
    ◾Mopar quality products customize the exterior and interior of the 2016 Fiat 500X

    November 20, 2014 , Los Angeles -
  • GM ANNOUNCES SENIOR LEADERSHIP CHANGES

    Customer-facing touch points consolidated for greater consistency

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced a series of leadership changes to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization.

    'We understand that we have to earn our custom
  • 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Practice  2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Practice

    MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS kicked off the final weekend of the 2014 Formula One season at the top of the time sheets during practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Lewis and Nico separated by the narrowest of margins on a scorching opening day's running at the Yas Marina Circuit.

    •Lewis topped the
  • Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale Lineup Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale Lineup

    Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to present an exceptional ensemble of motorcars at its annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 16 and 17, 2015. Appearing in this impressive roster is a wonderfully original 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato, a rare-to-market Porsche 959 Sport with an exclusive factory power upgrade as well as a Formula 1 Ferrari 641/2 with a rich racing history and museum-worthy design.
  • The New 2015 Chrysler 300 The New 2015 Chrysler 300

    With roots that include the breakthrough 1955 and 2005 models, the new 2015 Chrysler 300 takes the nameplate's style and sophistication to new levels and highlights six decades of ambitious American ingenuity through iconic design proportions and inspired materials, world-class quality and craftsmanship, best-in-class 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy, plus class-exclusive innovations — including a state-of-the-art TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission now standard on every model, the segment's most advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system, award-winning Úconnect Access services, all-new and segment-exclusive 7-inch full color driver information display (DID) and the newest generation Úconnect systems — putting boulevards and interstates on notice once again.
  • Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale Lineup  Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale Lineup

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 18, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to present an exceptional ensemble of motorcars at its annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 16 and 17, 2015. Ap
  • BENTLEY TAKES POLE POSITION IN WIRED MAGAZINE'S LIST OF THE BEST  BENTLEY TAKES POLE POSITION IN WIRED MAGAZINE'S LIST OF THE BEST

    (Crewe, 20th November 2014) The Bentley Continental GT3-R, the rarest and most dynamic member of the esteemed Continental family of Grand Tourers, has been chosen as the winning car in Wired magazine's annual Gear of the Year special edition.

    A 15-page edit is produced every December of th
  • THE ROAD TO THE WORLD CAR JOURNEY CONTINUES…WITH A STOP IN LOS ANGELES  THE ROAD TO THE WORLD CAR JOURNEY CONTINUES…WITH A STOP IN LOS ANGELES

    The journey on The Road to the World Car continues with a 4-day stop in Los Angeles by our international journalists to test-drive American and Korean contenders for the 2015 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car and World Performance Car titles.

    The Road to the World Car began in Paris on Octo
  • Pinehurst Concours Announces Chief Judge for 2015

    VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – Internationally-renowned concours judge Nigel Matthews has been named chief judge of the 2015 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, a vintage car showcase the first Saturday in May in the North Carolina Sandhills, event president Jay Howard announced Thur
  • PRIZED PAUL AND CHRIS ANDREWS COLLECTION SET FOR RM'S AUCTION PODIUM  PRIZED PAUL AND CHRIS ANDREWS COLLECTION SET FOR RM'S AUCTION PODIUM

    • RM Auctions presents the coveted Paul and Chris Andrews Collection, April 30 – May 2, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas
    • Sale features an unprecedented selection of motor cars and memorabilia, meticulously assembled over many years by the respected father and son team
    • Further information will be avai
  • VOLKSWAGEN CREDIT RANKS NO. 1 IN J.D. POWER 2014 U.S. CONSUMER FINANCING SATISFACTION STUDY

    • Volkswagen Credit ranked Highest overall in mass market segment
    • Audi Financial Services is ranked No. 3 in the luxury market, higher than any non-captive financing provider in that segment

    Herndon, VA (November, 20, 2014) — VW Credit, Inc. (VCI), the captive finance arm of Volkswagen
  • 2014 HONDA ODYSSEY REMAINS THE ONLY MINIVAN TO ACHIEVE TOP RATING OF GOOD IN IIHS SMALL OVERLAP FRONTAL TEST  2014 HONDA ODYSSEY REMAINS THE ONLY MINIVAN TO ACHIEVE TOP RATING OF GOOD IN IIHS SMALL OVERLAP FRONTAL TEST

    ◾Odyssey is the segment-leader offering top IIHS safety ratings since 2011
    ◾No other manufacturer has earned moreTOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ ratings than American Honda1

    Nov 20, 2014 -- The 2014 Honda Odyssey is the only minivan to earn the highest possible ratings of GOOD in the
  • JUKE COLOR STUDIO OFFERS OWNERS A BOLD NEW WAY TO 'MAKE IT YOURS' WITH 12 ACCESSORIES AND EIGHT COLORS  JUKE COLOR STUDIO OFFERS OWNERS A BOLD NEW WAY TO 'MAKE IT YOURS' WITH 12 ACCESSORIES AND EIGHT COLORS

    Color changes everything; unique program allows thousands of ways to customize JUKE's visual appearance

    LOS ANGELES – 'Personalization' continues to be a growing consumer trend – with custom product colors and features being offered on everything from mobile phones to kitchen appl
  • ACURA SET TO LAUNCH MORE POWERFUL, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED AND LUXURIOUSLY EQUIPPED 2016 ACURA ILX SPORT SEDAN  ACURA SET TO LAUNCH MORE POWERFUL, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED AND LUXURIOUSLY EQUIPPED 2016 ACURA ILX SPORT SEDAN

    ◾Re-engineered ILX delivers exceptional performance with new standard 201-horsepower direct-injected engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque converter
    ◾Available AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies sets a new benchmark in the entry-luxury segment
  • CHRYSLER BRAND UNVEILS VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE ‘BENEATH THE SURFACE' AT LA AUTO SHOW  CHRYSLER BRAND UNVEILS VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE ‘BENEATH THE SURFACE' AT LA AUTO SHOW

    November 20, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - As the highly anticipated, all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 continues to arrive at dealerships across the country, the Chrysler brand is pushing the boundaries of virtual reality to deliver a one-of-a-kind interactive experience. Launching this week at the L
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 NISSAN JUKE  NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 NISSAN JUKE

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the new 2015 Nissan JUKE sport cross, which features a revised exterior and enhanced standard equipment – plus a new JUKE 'Color Studio' personalization program. The 2015 JUKE goes on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide, following its N
  • NEXT-GEN CHEVY VOLT OFFERS MORE USER-FRIENDLY CHARGING  NEXT-GEN CHEVY VOLT OFFERS MORE USER-FRIENDLY CHARGING

    ◾GPS makes charging more convenient
    ◾Portable charger is easier to access
    ◾Intuitive visual cues show charge status

    DETROIT – If there's one thing Chevrolet Volt owners love about their cars, it's being able to recharge the battery easily. Evidence of that is a U.S. Department of Energy
  • SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 XV CROSSTREK® MODELS

    ◾Well- equipped XV Crosstrek begins at $21,595
    ◾Subaru-developed driver assist technology, EyeSight® now available
    ◾XV Crosstrek Hybrid pricing holds the line at $25,995
    ◾New multimedia systems with rear vision camera standard

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc., which has post
  • THE SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP WITH THE US RACE DRIVER AND ACTOR CONTINUES IN 2015  THE SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP WITH THE US RACE DRIVER AND ACTOR CONTINUES IN 2015

    Atlanta. Patrick Dempsey will tackle the 2015 motorsport season at the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, including the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The American actor and race driver, who thrills fans all over the world in his role as 'McDrea
  • AWARD WINNING A.R.E ACCESSORIES F-150 PROJECT TRUCK ON DISPLAY IN DUB EXHIBIT DURING L.A. AUTO SHOW  AWARD WINNING A.R.E ACCESSORIES F-150 PROJECT TRUCK ON DISPLAY IN DUB EXHIBIT DURING L.A. AUTO SHOW

    MASSILLON, Ohio – The imaginative and detailed execution of the A.R.E. Accessories' 2015 Ford F-150 Extreme Sports Project Truck was recognized with both the Ford Project Excellence Award and the 2014 Mothers Choice Award. These national awards were announced during the Specialty Equipment Ma
  • MAZDA REVEALS FOUR EXCITING NEW VEHICLES AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 -- In a press conference today on the floor of the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV to the world. Sharing the spotlight with the CX-3 on stage was the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, the fourth ge
  • HONDA SUPPORTING GROWTH OF CALIFORNIA HYDROGEN NETWORK WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FIRSTELEMENT FUEL  HONDA SUPPORTING GROWTH OF CALIFORNIA HYDROGEN NETWORK WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FIRSTELEMENT FUEL

    ◾Honda contribution of $13.8 million will further expand and accelerate the network of public hydrogen refueling stations
    ◾Funding could enable FirstElement to add at least 12 stations to its California hydrogen network

    Nov 19, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Seeking to expand California's p
  • Chevrolet Introduces Colorado ZR2 Concept Chevrolet Introduces Colorado ZR2 Concept

    Chevrolet today introduced the Colorado ZR2 concept – a vision of how Chevrolet could take the all-new midsize truck's off-road capability to the next level. It also showcases the new 2.8L Duramax diesel engine that will arrive in the Colorado lineup later next year.

    The aggressively styled concept builds on the capabilities of the production Colorado Z71 and advances the legacy of Chevrolet's previous ZR2 production models.
  • Chevrolet Unveils Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Chevrolet Unveils Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo

    Chevrolet today revealed the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Tursimo (VGT) concept – a revolutionary interpretation of the ultimate race car, developed exclusively for fans of the PlayStation® 3 racing game, Gran Turismo® 6.

    Developed as part of the Vision Gran Turismo project, which celebrates the future of automotive design and innovation, the Chaparral 2X VGT concept is inspired by the innovative race cars Chaparral Racing and Chevrolet partnered on more than 45 years ago.
  • Golf Sportwagen Hymotion Makes Global Debut Golf Sportwagen Hymotion Makes Global Debut

    At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is presenting the world premiere of the Golf SportWagen HyMotion—a research vehicle with a fuel cell powertrain. For this particular power source of the future, hydrogen and oxygen are combined in the fuel cell to form pure water. Energy is released in this 'cold combustion' process, energy that is used to power a zero emissions electric motor.
  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept Dazzles With World Premiere of 2+2 Roadster Lexus LF-C2 Concept Dazzles With World Premiere of 2+2 Roadster

    Beautiful sunshine, warm weather, and winding roads are the perfect complements to the Lexus LF-C2 concept that made its global debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show today. The LF-C2 concept is a design study in the form of a 2+2 roadster and explores key styling themes involved in the Lexus brand's future, bolder styling direction. The LF-C2 is also a luxury Grand Touring concept inspired by the brand's passion for driving.

    'The LF-C2 concept shows what's in store for our brand's future design direction,' said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. 'This concept shows consumers around the world Lexus' devotion to emotional designs as well as our passion for an exceptional driving experience.'
  • ONE-OF-A-KIND FORD 'SHORTY' MUSTANG OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 47 YEARS AT AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE ONE-OF-A-KIND FORD 'SHORTY' MUSTANG OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 47 YEARS AT AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE

    Auctions America is delighted to announce it will lift the gavel on the unique and historically important 1964½ Ford Mustang III Factory Prototype, affectionately known as the 'Shorty' Mustang, when its highly anticipated Fort Lauderdale sale returns to South Florida, March 27-29, 2015.

    Recognized by Ford Motor Company as an original factory prototype, the Mustang III was a one-of-a-kind design study built at Ford's request by the famed Dearborn Steel Tubing Company. The car began with a prototype Mustang chassis, shortened by 16 inches and outfitted with a custom-built 302-cubic-inch V-8 with three dual-barrel carburetors. The special two-passenger fastback coupe body was penned by freelance designer, Vince Gardner, well-known for his custom creations during the 1950s and 60s.
  • The All-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV The All-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV

    Mazda debuts the 2016 Mazda CX-3 at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new compact crossover SUV is the fifth model in Mazda's line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV Technology and KODO—Soul of Motion design. The CX-3 offers all the essentials people look for in a vehicle; a design of overwhelming quality and style, packaging developed solely with the customer's ease-of-use in mind, and the responsive driving feel that Mazda strives for in every model.
  • The Audi prologue show car- launching into a new design era The Audi prologue show car- launching into a new design era

    Audi is launching into a new design era: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Marc Lichte, Head of Design, is presenting the Audi prologue concept car. Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe.

    'When he moved to Audi, Marc Lichte launched a design offensive,' says Prof. Dr. Úlrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Development, who brought him to Ingolstadt in 2014. 'His clear philosophy and precise understanding of Audi DNA let him develop a design strategy that is opening up entirely new perspectives for us. It is progressive and highly emotional; it expresses the technological competence and quality claim of the brand perfectly. The Audi prologue is its first proponent – it is a 'signature car' for Audi.'
  • Lexus Celebrates Holiday Magic with December Sales Event Campaign  Lexus Celebrates Holiday Magic with December Sales Event Campaign

    Innovation and craftsmanship spotlighted in fanciful new Lexus ads

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014) — Lexus today launches its annual 'December to Remember' Sales Event with a new integrated marketing campaign that offers a fun spin on gift giving and holiday cheer. Anchored by t
  • 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Wins Class at Tecate SCORE Baja 1000  2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Wins Class at Tecate SCORE Baja 1000

    TORRANCE, Calif., November 18, 2014 — The 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck not only raced for over 1,200 miles to a first place finish at the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, it was also driven an additional 1,000 miles back to the start line of the race. The Toyota team was first to the fi
  • Over the River and Through the Woods, Safely Buckled Up We Go!

    Top Safety Tips to Help Protect Children during Holiday Travel from Buckle Up for Life

    Three Out of Four Car Seats Incorrectly Installed; Live Twitter Chat Today Features Experts on Proper Car Seat Installation and Other Ways To Keep Kids Safe This Holiday Season

    New York,
  • VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF 2015 GOLF R  VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF 2015 GOLF R

    • Well-equipped Golf R starts at $36,595 with DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission
    • Technology-rich Golf R with DCC and Nav starts at $39,090 with DSG transmission
    • With 292 horsepower, the Golf is the most powerful Golf ever to be sold in the U.S. market
    • New Golf R has 36 horsepower and 3
  • JEREMY GRENIER IS 44th RRDC MARK DONOHUE AWARD WINNER

    HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014) - Jeremy Grenier, 39, of Charles Town, W. Va., is the 44th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award, presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
  • Restyled 2015 Toyota Prius v Posts Big Numbers in Roominess and Fuel Economy  Restyled 2015 Toyota Prius v Posts Big Numbers in Roominess and Fuel Economy

    •42-MPG Combined EPA Fuel Economy Rating Tops Set
    •More Cargo Space Than Most Small SUVs
    •New Front Styling and Taillights Sharpen the Distinctive Design
    •Upgraded Entune® Audio and Multimedia Offerings
    •Newly Available Power Driver's Seat
    •Upgraded Advanced Technology Package Now Includes Auto
  • Toyota Mirai Winners Celebrate The Future  Toyota Mirai Winners Celebrate The Future

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014) – When Marianne Ellis bought the winning ticket for the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle, she had her husband, David, in mind. While attending the annual Environmental Media Awards, she grabbed the last minute ticket as a potential 30th wedding anniversary gift.
  • ONE-OF-A-KIND FORD 'SHORTY' MUSTANG OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 47 YEARS AT AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE  ONE-OF-A-KIND FORD 'SHORTY' MUSTANG OFFERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 47 YEARS AT AUCTIONS AMERICA'S FORT LAUDERDALE SALE

    • Auctions America kicks off its 2015 collector car calendar, March 27-29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • Regarded as South Florida's premier collector car auction, the multi-day sale is expected to feature nearly 500 cars spanning all segments of the collector car market
    • Early entries led by a on
  • THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF AND GOLF GTI ARE NAMED TO CAR AND DRIVER'S 2015 '10BEST' LIST  THE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF AND GOLF GTI ARE NAMED TO CAR AND DRIVER'S 2015 '10BEST' LIST

    This marks the ninth consecutive year that vehicles from the Golf lineup have earned a prestigious '10Best' award

    Los Angeles, CA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that Car and Driver magazine has named the Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI to its 2015 '10Best
  • LARGEST MECUM ANAHEIM AUCTION TO DATE  LARGEST MECUM ANAHEIM AUCTION TO DATE

    More than $15.2 Million at Third Annual Event at Anaheim Convention Center

    WALWORTH, Wis. – Nov. 19, 2014 – Reaching $15,238,429 in total sales, the 2014 Mecum Auction in Anaheim, Calif., claimed the title of top-grossing Mecum auction in that locale since the event's inception
  • Volkswagen Golf R Variant Makes Its World Debut At The Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen Golf R Variant Makes Its World Debut At The Los Angeles Auto Show

    Volkswagen will debut one of the sportiest compact all-rounders at the Los Angeles Auto Show: the new Golf R Variant. For the first time in the history of the Golf R, this iconic all-wheel-drive compact sports car will be produced as a station wagon. The exclusive model has 221 kW / 300 PS (296 horsepower) and 280 pound-feet of torque. The power is transmitted to the pavement via a standard 6-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission and permanent 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive system. The chassis features a lowered sport suspension—0.8 inches lower than a stock Golf—the innovative progressive steering system and a stability control system, 'ESC Sport', which can be deactivated for use on a racetrack. Optional highlights include the newest generation of the DCC adaptiv e damping system with a driving profile selector that features a Race mode.
  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Shelby GT350 Mustang

    MONTEREY, Calif., November 17, 2014 —The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the most recognizable road racing cars of the '60s – the Shelby GT350 Mustang – as the 2015 featured marque August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

    The Shelby
  • BENTLEY GRAND CONVERTIBLE REDEFINES THE LUXURY OF OPEN-AIR DRIVING

    •The most sophisticated and elegant convertible
    •Developed to signify Bentley's intentions for the future
    •The ultimate expression of the British luxury automobile
    •On display at the Los Angeles Auto Show from 19th November alongside the new Mulsanne Speed sedan

    (Crewe, 18th November 2014)
  • SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF NEW TAILLIGHT FOR THE RANGE ROVER SPORT IS CELEBRATED BY FANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA WORLDWIDE  SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF NEW TAILLIGHT FOR THE RANGE ROVER SPORT IS CELEBRATED BY FANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA WORLDWIDE

    England, UK – There are exciting times afoot at British automotive lighting specialists Glohh.

    Fresh from the success of their launch product, the GL-3 taillight, which allows owners of the Mk1 Range Rover Sport (2005-2013) models to upgrade and modernise their standard specification taill
  • RALLY STAR STOHL JOINS WORLD RX FOR ARGENTINA

    Energy, Round 12, Total Rallycross of Argentina later this month (27-28 November).

    Stohl – who contested more than 100 WRC events between 1991 and 2012 – will make his RX debut alongside Petter Solberg in a second PSRX-run Citroen DS3 Supercar. Born in Vienna, Austria, Stohl is already fa
  • JAGUAR LAND ROVER FIRST TO MARKET WITH JUSTDRIVE™: INDUSTRY LEADING SMARTPHONE APP AND PLATFORM FOR IN-CAR CONNECTIVITY  JAGUAR LAND ROVER FIRST TO MARKET WITH JUSTDRIVE™: INDUSTRY LEADING SMARTPHONE APP AND PLATFORM FOR IN-CAR CONNECTIVITY

    ◾Jaguar Land Rover announces next stage of development of its InControl™ infotainment and connectivity platform
    ◾Silicon Valley's CloudCar™ develops a consistent experience for all smartphone users through justDrive in Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles within company's proprietary InControl Apps™ syst
  • 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW MARKS U.S. DEBUT FOR VOLVO'S ALL-NEW XC90, GLOBAL UNVEIL FOR NEW V60 CROSS COUNTRY

    ◾Volvo Car Group President and CEO, Håkan Samuelsson, to speak during Connected Car Expo on Tuesday, November 18th at 11:05 a.m. PT
    ◾Volvo press conference to be held on Wednesday, November 19th at 2:10 p.m. PT

    LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (November 18, 2014) – Volvo will introduce two brand new v
  • INDIANA NATIVE WINS HONDA CIVIC HYBRID IN 'NATURAL TREASURES' PROMOTION  INDIANA NATIVE WINS HONDA CIVIC HYBRID IN 'NATURAL TREASURES' PROMOTION

    Nov 18, 2014 - GREENSBURG, INDIANA -- This summer, the Nature Conservancy and Honda teamed up for a sweepstakes that challenged locals to explore natural sites. Targeted at residents in Honda manufacturing states of Alabama, Indiana and Ohio, the 'Natural Treasures' partnership program highli
  • AUTOTRADER.COM EDITORS NAME THE SIX MUST-SHOP IN-CAR TECH FEATURES FOR 2015

    ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2014 -- As automakers ramp up their efforts to integrate more and more safety and infotainment technology in their vehicles, consumers are being forced to rethink how they approach the car shopping process.

    According to AutoTrader's recently released In-Vehicle Technology
  • THE RED KEY WINS! BOLD RIDE'S '2014 BOLD RIDE OF THE YEAR' IS THE NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT  THE RED KEY WINS! BOLD RIDE'S '2014 BOLD RIDE OF THE YEAR' IS THE NEW 2015 DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT

    ◾Thousands of BoldRide.com readers voted for the boldest ride of 2014, and the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat garnered more than half the votes among the 10 finalists
    ◾Readers and editors alike agreed that in terms of performance, price and styling, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is hard to match
  • CHRYSLER GROUP EARNS ANOTHER PERFECT SCORE FOR LGBT WORKPLACE POLICIES AND BENEFITS

    ◾Company is one of a select group leading employers to achieve a perfect score in the 2015 Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Corporate Equality Index
    ◾Index rates major employers based on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace policies and benefits, defining the best-in-cla
  • FORD'S NEW AIRBAG DESIGN AND MUSTANG ENGINEERS RECOGNIZED AT SPE AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS  FORD'S NEW AIRBAG DESIGN AND MUSTANG ENGINEERS RECOGNIZED AT SPE AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS

    Ford Motor Company and its employees were honored this week at the Society of Plastics Engineers' Automotive Innovation Awards. Ford took top honors, for Grand Innovation of the Year for its innovative airbag design available in 2015 Mustang and Edge, and for Engineering Team of the Year for Mustang
  • HONDA ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR DEVELOPERS, LAUNCHES HONDA DEVELOPER STUDIO IN SILICON VALLEY TO GROW APP ECOSYSTEM  HONDA ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR DEVELOPERS, LAUNCHES HONDA DEVELOPER STUDIO IN SILICON VALLEY TO GROW APP ECOSYSTEM

    Nov 18, 2014 - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- As part of its ongoing effort to elevate the connected car experience, Honda has unveiled Honda Developer Studio, an online portal and open innovation workspace in Silicon Valley. The portal and garage will enable developers to work directly with Honda engi
  • FORD ISSUES SAFETY COMPLIANCE RECALL FOR CERTAIN 2014-2015 FUSIONS IN NORTH AMERICA

    Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 65,000 Fusion vehicles in North America for a programming issue in the instrument cluster. This issue allows the key to be removed 30 minutes after the ignition is turned off, even if the transmission is not in Park. This is a compliance i
  • AUDI SHOWCASES MIB-2 TECHNOLOGY AND VIRTUAL COCKPIT AT CONNECTED CAR EXPO IN LOS ANGELES

    ◾New Audi MIB-2 features NVIDIA Tegra 3 processing power for improved performance, higher resolution graphics and an upgradable platform
    ◾MIB-2 debuts in the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines; Audi virtual cockpit debuts with the 2016 Audi TT
    ◾Audi zFAS piloted driving technology also on display at the E
  • BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE BRINGS SPOTIFY INTO THE CAR

    Music for everyone - everywhere

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. -November 18, 2014 09:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern… BMW announced today that Spotify – the world's leading music streaming service – can now be brought into the car, delivering the perfect music for every journey. Spotify alre
  • CHEVROLET HELPS 11 COLLEGES REDUCE THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT  CHEVROLET HELPS 11 COLLEGES REDUCE THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINT

    DETROIT – Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of Chevrolet vehicles or operation
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS TOPS TWO MILLION FACEBOOK 'LIKES'

    Significant milestone for MMNA's branded social media page
    ◾Surge in social media growth reflects company's increasing success
    ◾Mitsubishi Motors sales are up more than 30 percent in the past 12 months

    Cypress, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 - Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is proud to ann
  • VOLKSWAGEN'S 'THINK BLUE. FACTORY.' ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM WELL ON THE WAY TO SUCCESS

    ◾More than 2,700 environmental projects successfully completed at Volkswagen plants within three years
    ◾Production already 17 percent more environmentally compatible
    ◾Annual experts' meeting in Wolfsburg

    Wolfsburg, November 18, 2014 – The Volkswagen brand's 'Think Blue. Factory' environm
  • CHILL OUT: MOPAR VEHICLE PROTECTION® ROAD HAZARD PLANS AND MOPAR ACCESSORIES PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COLD-WEATHER COVERAGE  CHILL OUT: MOPAR VEHICLE PROTECTION® ROAD HAZARD PLANS AND MOPAR ACCESSORIES PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COLD-WEATHER COVERAGE

    ◾Mopar Vehicle Protection® (MVP) Road Hazard Tire & Wheel Plans offer added coverage for cold-weather roads
    ◾Plans cover damage from pot holes, curbs and other road hazard conditions
    ◾Mopar Vehicle Protection Plans covering anywhere from one to seven years can be purchased exclusively through comp
  • LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE L.A. OPENS OFFERING AN URBAN ALL-TERRAIN DRIVE COURSE AND INTRODUCES THE NEW DISCOVERY SPORT  LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE L.A. OPENS OFFERING AN URBAN ALL-TERRAIN DRIVE COURSE AND INTRODUCES THE NEW DISCOVERY SPORT

    Land Rover Experience L.A. Opens In West Hollywood Offering An Urban All-Terrain Drive Course And Introduces The New Discovery Sport

    - Land Rover Experience L.A. offers consumers a full brand immersion and urban all-terrain vehicle demonstration course* in West Hollywood, November 19-23

    - Land
  • Honda FCV Concept Makes World Debut In Japan Honda FCV Concept Makes World Debut In Japan

    The Honda FCV Concept, Honda's fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut today in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda's fuel-cell vehicle anticipated to launch in Japan by March of 2016, followed by U.S. and Europe.
  • Shelby GT350 Mustang: The Legend Returns Shelby GT350 Mustang: The Legend Returns

    One of the most iconic performance Mustang nameplates of all time is returning, Ford confirmed today with the reveal of the all-new Shelby® GT350 Mustang.

    The original Shelby GT350 introduced in 1965 established Mustang's performance credentials. The all-new Shelby GT350 Mustang, featuring the most powerful naturally aspirated Ford production engine ever, is a world-class performance vehicle, designed to tackle the planet's most challenging roads – an all-day track car that's also street legal.
  • Texas-Sized Sam Pack Five Star Collection Achieves Impressive $11.5 Million At Auction Texas-Sized Sam Pack Five Star Collection Achieves Impressive $11.5 Million At Auction

    RM Auctions together with Auctions America reaffirmed its position as the industry leader in private automotive collection sales on the weekend, generating an impressive $11,543,400 in sales with 100 percent of lots sold at its Sam Pack Five Star Collection sale in Dallas, Texas.
  • The Future Has Arrived, and It's Called Mirai The Future Has Arrived, and It's Called Mirai

    Akio Toyoda has seen the future, and it's called 'Mirai.' That's the name of Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle, which the company's president announced in a video released the night before the car's official launch.

    Mirai, which means 'future' in Japanese, represents a turning point for the automotive industry. The groundbreaking vehicle can travel up to 300 miles on a single tank of hydrogen, refuel in less than five minutes and emits only water vapor.
  • AUTOMOBILE SELECTS THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI AS A '2015 ALL-STAR'  AUTOMOBILE SELECTS THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI AS A '2015 ALL-STAR'

    Lauded for its exceptional handling and power, the Golf GTI joins Automobile's list of the 10 outstanding model year 2015 vehicles

    Herndon, VA — The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, commended for its exceptional handling and performance, was today named to Automobile's '2015 All-Star' l
  • TEXAS-SIZED SAM PACK FIVE STAR COLLECTION ACHIEVES IMPRESSIVE $11.5 MILLION AT AUCTION  TEXAS-SIZED SAM PACK FIVE STAR COLLECTION ACHIEVES IMPRESSIVE $11.5 MILLION AT AUCTION

    • RM Auctions and Auctions America's Sam Pack Five Star Collection event generates strong results with over $11.5 million in sales
    • Iconic 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra tops sales list at $1,292,500
    • Numerous lots exceed expectations, including a 2006 Ford GT for $418,000, and a 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr Coup
  • Tundra Driver Crafton Is First Back-to-Back Series Champion  Tundra Driver Crafton Is First Back-to-Back Series Champion

    Toyota Earns Fifth NCWTS Driver's Title

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) -- Tundra driver Matt Crafton captured the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver's championship when he finished ninth in Friday evening's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Crafton an
  • 2015 Toyota Highlander Captures Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award  2015 Toyota Highlander Captures Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award

    TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 - - The 2015 Toyota Highlander was named the top Mid-Size SUV/Crossover in the first ever Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards. The awards recognize the top new vehicle choices available in the U.S. market.

    In the words of KBB.com's panel of experts, 'In a seg
  • Toyota Captures Seven ALG Residual Value Awards Including Top Mainstream Brand  Toyota Captures Seven ALG Residual Value Awards Including Top Mainstream Brand

    TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 - - They say it's lonely at the top. For Toyota, it's never lonely when you are joined by a large group of family members. Toyota once again dominated the annual ALG Residual Value Awards with six models capturing the top spot in their respective segments and
  • HONDA FCV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT IN JAPAN  HONDA FCV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT IN JAPAN

    ◾Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of the next-generation zero emissions Honda fuel-cell vehicle
    ◾Next-generation Honda FCV intends to provide significant gains in real-world performance, cost reduction, efficiency, packaging and appeal, including more than 300-mile driving range
    [
  • ALL-NEW 2015 SUBARU WRX AND WRX STI NAMED A 2015 ALL-STAR BY AUTOMOBILE

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that AUTOMOBILE has named the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI to its prestigious All-Star list for 2015. Judged against every new car currently on sale in the U.S., the WRX/WRX STI was one of just 10 cars selected to the All-Sta
  • NEW DODGE CHARGER EARNS 2015 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD  NEW DODGE CHARGER EARNS 2015 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD

    ◾New 2015 Dodge Charger recognized with ALG Residual Value Award for the first time
    ◾Residual Value Awards recognize the vehicles and brands that stand out from the rest of the market by representing quality, long-term reliability and strong desirability

    November 17, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich
  • SILVERADO ENGINES INTEGRATE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, DEPENDABLE DESIGN  SILVERADO ENGINES INTEGRATE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, DEPENDABLE DESIGN

    Fuel-saving EcoTec3 engines build on Small Block legacy

    ◾Engines operate on four cylinders to save fuel during light-load driving
    ◾Best fuel efficiency of any gas V-8 pickup – up to 23 mpg EPA highway
    ◾Proven dependability – more than 100 million Small Blocks built to date

    DETROIT
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 WINS KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM BEST BUY AWARDS IN OVERALL BEST BUY AND TRUCK BEST BUY  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 WINS KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM BEST BUY AWARDS IN OVERALL BEST BUY AND TRUCK BEST BUY

    ◾Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, The Trusted Resource®for car buyers, named the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 Overall Best Buy and Truck Best Buy in its inaugural Best Buy awards
    ◾All-new Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – beat out all other manufacturers' 2015 trucks now on sale
  • SUBARU RECEIVES THREE 2015 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARDS

    ◾15th Annual ALG Awards Honor 2015 Vehicles Predicted to Hold Value
    ◾Legacy, WRX and Outback Top Respective Segments

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that it has received three Residual Value Awards from ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRU
  • LINCOLN BLACK LABEL ELEVATES CRAFTSMANSHIP, QUALITY, SERVICE WITH UNIQUE LUXURY OFFERINGS  LINCOLN BLACK LABEL ELEVATES CRAFTSMANSHIP, QUALITY, SERVICE WITH UNIQUE LUXURY OFFERINGS

    ◾The Lincoln Motor Company introduces Lincoln Black Label for customers who desire the ultimate in personal service and luxuriously appointed vehicles
    ◾Lincoln Black Label versions of MKZ and MKC will feature one of four unique interior design themes, showcasing the use of premium materials such as
  • ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C NAMED 2015 AUTOMOBILE ‘ALL-STAR'  ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C NAMED 2015 AUTOMOBILE ‘ALL-STAR'

    November 17, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - With its groundbreaking Italian design and Formula 1 derived innovations, the all-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C supercar won over the editorial staff at AUTOMOBILE, earning the turbocharged mid-engine coupe a coveted '2015 All-Star' award – an accolade that
  • MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER IS TOPS IN SEGMENT WITH ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD  MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER IS TOPS IN SEGMENT WITH ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD

    ◾The original European full-size commercial van continues to lead its segment in overall residual value in the US
    ◾Sprinter full-size commercial van sales are up 17.4% YTD in 2014 in the US, the second largest global vans market for Mercedes-Benz ◾MY2015 Sprinter enhancements include optional 4x4 (
  • 2015 HONDA CIVIC, ACCORD, CR-V AND ODYSSEY NAMED KELLEY BLUE BOOK BEST BUYS FOR 2015  2015 HONDA CIVIC, ACCORD, CR-V AND ODYSSEY NAMED KELLEY BLUE BOOK BEST BUYS FOR 2015

    Honda earns top honors by KBB.com in the Best Buy Small Car, Midsize Car, Small SUV/Crossover and Minivan categories

    Nov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Four Honda models, the 2015 Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey have received the prestigious Best Buy Award in their respective catego
  • 2015 HONDA FIT CHOSEN AS AUTOMOBILE ALL-STAR  2015 HONDA FIT CHOSEN AS AUTOMOBILE ALL-STAR

    Nov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Honda Fit has claimed a spot on the prestigious 2015 AUTOMOBILE All-Star list (automobilemag.com/2015AllStars). The brand's editors, who judge each vehicle on its performance, features, and overall value, applauded the Fit (automobiles.honda.com/fit
  • 2015 ACURA MDX NAMED KBB.COM BEST BUY: LUXURY SUV/CROSSOVER  2015 ACURA MDX NAMED KBB.COM BEST BUY: LUXURY SUV/CROSSOVER

    Nov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Acura MDX (www.Acura.com/MDX) has been honored with the prestigious Best Buy Award in the Luxury SUV/Crossover category by the industry experts at Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. One of twelve 2015 vehicles selected as the 'cream of the crop' in their r
  • MINI USA RECEIVES TWO 2015 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARDS

    15th annual ALG awards honor 2015 vehicles predicted to hold value

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 17, 2014…MINI USA today announced that the company has received two Residual Value Awards from ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar, Inc., and the industry benchmark for projecting f
  • LAND ROVER AND THE 2015 RANGE ROVER SPORT HONORED WITH ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARDS

    ◾Land Rover awarded for 'Best Premium Brand'
    ◾The 2015 Range Rover awarded 'Best Premium Midsize Utility Vehicle'

    (MAHWAH, NJ) - November 17, 2014 - Land Rover North America is proud to announce that the luxury automotive brand has been honored with two 2015 ALG Residual Value Awards for
  • A ROUND DOZEN: VOLKSWAGEN ENDS ITS RECORD-BREAKING WRC SEASON WITH ANOTHER WIN IN WALES  A ROUND DOZEN: VOLKSWAGEN ENDS ITS RECORD-BREAKING WRC SEASON WITH ANOTHER WIN IN WALES

    ◾Eighth victory of the season for world champions* Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia
    ◾Record number of wins in one WRC season for Volkswagen
    ◾Latvala and Mikkelsen recover well from set-backs

    The icing on the cake at the end of the season – the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WR
  • AUDI CONTINUES TO KEEP WEC TITLE DECISION IN MANUFACTURERS CLASSIFICATION OPEN IN BAHRAIN  AUDI CONTINUES TO KEEP WEC TITLE DECISION IN MANUFACTURERS CLASSIFICATION OPEN IN BAHRAIN

    ◾Manufacturers title fight goes down to the wire for the first time
    ◾Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer is best Audi team with fourth place
    ◾Strong team performance from preparation all the way into the race

    Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 15, 2014 – In what has been its most work-intensive 6-hour r
  • MUSTANG CLAIMS NASCAR NATIONWIDE OWNER CHAMPIONSHIP  MUSTANG CLAIMS NASCAR NATIONWIDE OWNER CHAMPIONSHIP

    RYAN BLANEY, No. 12 Discount Tire Ford Mustang - Finished: 4th

    'We had a good night. Towards the middle part of the race we were really good and we got the lead and it was really going good. I was really happy with our car. It fell off a little in the long run but we kind of over adjusted and g
  • MINI USA NAMES TOM NOBLE AS DEPARTMENT HEAD OF MINI BRAND COMMUNICATIONS

    Twenty five-year global brand marketing veteran replaces Tom Salkowsky in mid-January 2015

    Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 14, 2014…MINI USA today announced the appointment of Tom Noble as Department Head, MINI Brand Communications. Tom brings close to a decade of experience with th
  • LOCALLY EMISSION-FREE, POWERFUL AND CONNECTED

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    November 14, 2014 - MONTVALE, NJ -- The 2015 B-Class Electric Drive features dynamic design, a premium interior and a powerful electric motor for emission-free mobility. This allows for lively, effortless driving pleasure over a real-world range of 8
  • Cadillac Introduces All-New ATS-V.R Race Car Cadillac Introduces All-New ATS-V.R Race Car

    The next generation of Cadillac's V-Series elite, high-performance cars began today with the introduction of an all-new race car, the Cadillac ATS-V.R. Set to begin competition in 2015, Cadillac debuted the new race car at the Circuit of the Americas, one of country's pre-eminent racing venues.

    The ATS-V.R is the racing extension of the upcoming 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe, which channels more than a decade of V-Series engineering experience into the brand's first compact performance model. The ATS-V Coupe debuts next week, along with the ATS-V sedan, at the Los Angeles Auto Show and arrives track-capable from the factory next spring.
  • Golf R 400 Concept Car Makes North American Debut At The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Golf R 400 Concept Car Makes North American Debut At The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    After making its global debut at the Beijing Auto Show earlier this year, Volkswagen of America is presenting the exciting Golf R 400 concept car for the first time in North America at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Developed by R GmbH, the Golf R 400 concept shows just how far the Golf R can be taken using the experience gained from VW's involvement in World Rallycross (WRC). The '400' in the name refers to the vehicle's 400 PS (394 horsepower) 2.0-liter TSI® engine, which propels the car from zero to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds and on to an electronically limited top speed of 173 mph.
  • Audi Partners with Universal Pictures for Film Adaptation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    - Audi vehicles featured throughout the film that will be released on February 13, 2015
    - Models include Audi R8 V10 Spyder, Audi S8, Audi S7, Audi Q7 TDI and the all-new Audi A3
    - New 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer premiered on November 13 and featured the Audi R8 V10 Spyder and Audi S7

    H
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERIES FOR PERIOD TO OCTOBER GROW FIVE PERCENT TO 8.24 MILLION VEHICLES*

    • New record: Deliveries in ten-month period top eight million for first time
    • 842,700 vehicles delivered in October / +2.9 percent*
    • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Outpaced the overall market. Growth in Western Europe and Asia-Pacific'

    Wolfsburg, November 14, 2014
  • VOLKSWAGEN GTI ROADSTER MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  VOLKSWAGEN GTI ROADSTER MAKES NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    Spectacular concept car blurs the boundaries between the virtual and real worlds

    Herndon/Los Angeles — Volkswagen will show the spectacular GTI Roadster concept car in North America for the first time at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. First seen at the Wörthersee enthusi
  • New Audi e-fuels project: e-diesel from air, water and green electricity

    - New Audi activity in the development of CO2-neutral fuels
    - Pilot plant for e-diesel production opened in Dresden
    - Audi partnership with Climeworks and sunfire

    Audi is active in the development of CO2-neutral, synthetic fuels. The latest project is a pilot plant in Dresden that produces di
  • NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN CHICAGO  NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN CHICAGO

    CHICAGO – Chicagoans can now add free public charging to the long list of benefits of buying an all-electric Nissan LEAF. Nissan today launched its 'No Charge to Charge' promotion that provides two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new LEAF from Nissan dealers i
  • THE OGIER AND LATVALA SHOW: ONE-TWO FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN WALES  THE OGIER AND LATVALA SHOW: ONE-TWO FOR VOLKSWAGEN IN WALES

    ◾Eight special stages, eight stage wins for the Polo R WRC
    ◾4:4 between WRC rivals: Ogier and Latvala put on grand finale
    ◾Mikkelsen/Fløene set to start under Rally2 regulations on Saturday

    Four stage wins for the world champion*, four for this year's runner-up in the World Championship – Volks
  • FIFTH PLACE FOR AUDI IN QUALIFYING IN BAHRAIN  FIFTH PLACE FOR AUDI IN QUALIFYING IN BAHRAIN

    ◾Marcel Fassler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row
    ◾Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen to start from position 13
    ◾Audi Sport Team Joest is preparing new R18 e-tron quattro

    Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 14, 2014 – Audi is dealing with a race before the race in round seven o
  • COLORADO AND CANYON: STRIVING FOR THE PERFECT BODY  COLORADO AND CANYON: STRIVING FOR THE PERFECT BODY

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – The men and women launching the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks at General Motors' Wentzville Assembly Plant are proud of their 'perfect bodies.'

    Not necessarily what they see in the mirror but the perfect bodies of the new trucks that beg
  • HONDA EXPANDS RELATIONSHIP AND RETURNS AS OFFICIAL AUTOMOBILE OF THE NHL

    ◾Honda Remains Exclusive Automotive Company of the National Hockey League
    ◾New Multi-Year Renewal with American Honda Motor Co. Expands to Canada
    ◾Title Partnership of 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition and Honda NHL All-Star Game in Columbus

    Nov 14, 2014 - NEW YORK / TORONTO / TORRA
  • FORMULA E, ONE DROP & PRINCE ALBERT II OF MONACO FOUNDATION TEAM UP FOR SUSTAINABILITY

    LONDON, UK (November 14 2014): Formula E, ONE DROP and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation have come together to show their commitment to sustainability with the launch of a new video campaign – available to watch here http://youtu.be/nNTyWbJAbEc.

    ONE DROP and the Prince Albert II of
  • VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL

    Herndon, VA - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the manual seats
  • INFINITI RANKS SECOND AMONG ALL LUXURY BRANDS IN J.D. POWER SALES SATISFACTION INDEX STUDY  INFINITI RANKS SECOND AMONG ALL LUXURY BRANDS IN J.D. POWER SALES SATISFACTION INDEX STUDY

    ◾Infiniti improves 15 points and two rank positions versus the 2013 study
    ◾Infiniti's Total Ownership Experience® and unique Infiniti University training program are credited for improvements

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti has been ranked second overall and among premium automotive brands
  • HYUNDAI AND ITS DEALERS EMBRACE TRANSPARENT WEB-BASED CUSTOMER REVIEWS AT RECORD RATE WITH SURECRITIC

    SureCritic Helps Deliver Customer Satisfaction at Hyundai Dealer Service Facilities Anonymous Reviews Debut
    ◾Hyundai Customer Reviews, powered by SureCritic program status to date: 797 of 826 (more than 96 percent) dealers enrolled and actively monitoring reviews
    ◾SureCritic customer review rating
  • iRACING PARTNERS WITH NBCSN'S NASCAR AMERICA

    Bedford, MA (November 13, 2014) – Thanks to NBCSN, auto racing fans are staying abreast of their favorite sport on a daily basis with NASCAR America which airs weekdays at 5 pm ET. And thanks to iRacing.com's partnership with NBCSN, those same fans are getting a unique look at the Chase for
  • 7 MILLION ADVENTURES: FORD EXPLORER MARKS U.S. SALES MILESTONE AS NEW MODEL READY FOR REVEAL AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  7 MILLION ADVENTURES: FORD EXPLORER MARKS U.S. SALES MILESTONE AS NEW MODEL READY FOR REVEAL AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    ◾Ford Motor Company has sold 7 million Explorers in the United States since launch in 1990
    ◾Explorer is sold in more than 100 markets across the globe; Ford expects to export 56,000 Explorers this year
    ◾New 2016 Ford Explorer will be revealed Nov. 19 at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show and will go o
  • An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto Show An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto Show

    The quintessential design icon has become a next-generation driving machine. The 2016 Audi TT Roadster and TTS Coupe will make their U.S. debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show representing the all-new TT model line. Featuring an exciting new design characterized by the use of innovative technologies and driver-focused performance, the all-new Audi TT once again will make its stamp on Audi history.
  • Chevrolet To Show Chaparral Vision Gran Turismo Concept Chevrolet To Show Chaparral Vision Gran Turismo Concept

    When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.

    Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track over well-established sports car companies from around the world, using Chevrolet horsepower.
  • LE MANS WINNING SCUDERIA FILIPINETTI FERRARI 275 GTB COMPETIZIONE JOINS BONHAMS SCOTTSDALE AUCTION  LE MANS WINNING SCUDERIA FILIPINETTI FERRARI 275 GTB COMPETIZIONE JOINS BONHAMS SCOTTSDALE AUCTION

    The Ferrari Classiche red book certified, three times Le Mans entrant, Spa-Francorchamps winner, Imola winner and concours award recipient joins impressive early consignments for January's sale

    Bonhams is delighted to announce the consignment of a very special and historic competition Ferrari to
  • BONHAMS TO OFFER RARE FERRARI 275 GTB ALLOY BERLINETTA FOR BOND STREET SALE  BONHAMS TO OFFER RARE FERRARI 275 GTB ALLOY BERLINETTA FOR BOND STREET SALE

    A 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy-bodied Berlinetta - once considered to be the finest production Ferrari ever built - is to star in Bonhams New Bond Street auction, carrying an estimate of £1,500,000-2,000,000.

    James Knight, Bonhams International Motoring Director, said: 'This is a wonderfully origin
  • LAGONDA ACHIEVES WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE OF £1.6 MILLION AT BONHAMS GOODWOOD REVIVAL  LAGONDA ACHIEVES WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE OF £1.6 MILLION AT BONHAMS GOODWOOD REVIVAL

    Bonhams biggest ever Goodwood Revival Sale achieves £15.4 million
    Lagonda 'EPE 97' sets a new world record, selling at £1,569,500

    1930 OM Superba achieves £1,255,900 whilst a Lot 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster sold above estimate at £651,100

    A duo of historic Maseratis: t
  • Lexus to Overpower Los Angeles with All-New RC and NX  Lexus to Overpower Los Angeles with All-New RC and NX

    TORRANCE, Calif. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Enthusiasts will be in awe when they come visit the Lexus exhibit and witness the exciting and highly-anticipated RC coupes and stunning NX compact sport utility vehicles, as they make their way to the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

    The all-new RC and RC F will ma
  • INSIDE ROLLS-ROYCE EXHIBITION OPENS TO THE PUBLIC  INSIDE ROLLS-ROYCE EXHIBITION OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

    Inside Rolls-Royce, the first ever public exhibition in the marque's history opened its doors this morning to the public.

    The Exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square, off the Kings Road in London's Chelsea will run from today until Sunday 16 November 2014. The public are invited to att
  • AUTOFARM'S ÜBER-DESIRABLE PORSCHE 911 FEATURES WITH INTERNATIONAL SUPERMODEL HARRIADNIE BEAU IN NEW REALITY TV SERIES

    ◾Highly sought-after 1973 Carrera 911 2.7 RS's photo shoot with famous international supermodel, organised by leading Porsche specialist Autofarm, is a star feature in new TV series
    ◾Featured rare Carrera now ready for sale

    Oxfordshire-based Porsche specialist, Autofarm, was asked to provide a s
  • An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto Show  An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto Show

    - 2016 Audi TT Roadster and TTS Coupe make U.S. debut at Los Angeles Auto Show
    - TT sets a new benchmark for in-vehicle technology with the virtual cockpit - a fully digital instrument cluster powered by the first automotive NVIDIA® Tegra® 30 processor integration
    - Driver-oriented interiors, sp
  • CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT  CHEVROLET TO SHOW CHAPARRAL VISION GRAN TURISMO CONCEPT

    Boundary-pushing, Chevy-powered race cars changed motorsports design

    DETROIT – When racers Jim Hall and Hap Sharp founded Chaparral Cars in 1962, few could have guessed how they would shake up the conformities of the racing world – and fundamentally change it.

    Through pioneerin
  • The Beast is Unleashed: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat On Way To Dealerships  The Beast is Unleashed: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat On Way To Dealerships

    •2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is most powerful and fastest muscle car ever with 707 horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine and a certified ¼-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour on street tires
    •22 miles per gallon (mpg) achieved with segment-exclusive TorqueFlit
  • SINGER VEHICLE DESIGN SHOWS ITS WORK AT 2014 ‘CONNECTED CAR EXPO' AND MPG MOTORING INVITATIONAL  SINGER VEHICLE DESIGN SHOWS ITS WORK AT 2014 ‘CONNECTED CAR EXPO' AND MPG MOTORING INVITATIONAL

    Original 1969 911E 'Brown Bomber' and 1991 Porsche 911 Displayed to Show Genesis Behind Restoration Services Offered by Singer Vehicle Design

    LOS ANGELES –November 13, 2014 – With the finest in technology and creativity at its core, Sun Valley, Calif.-based Singer Vehicle Design (
  • SELECT VEHICLES FROM THE WELLBORN MUSCLECAR MUSEUM COLLECTION COME TO MECUM KISSIMMEE 2015  SELECT VEHICLES FROM THE WELLBORN MUSCLECAR MUSEUM COLLECTION COME TO MECUM KISSIMMEE 2015

    Walworth, Wis. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Mecum Auctions has offered some of the most fantastic collections of muscle cars over the last 28 years, but this selection of vehicles from the Wellborn Musclecar Museum Collection hits at the top of the list. Tim Wellborn is recognized as one of the top musc
  • RECORD-SETTING DONATION TO HELP WARM DETROITERS HANDS AND HEARTS THIS WINTER

    Chrysler Group Employees Donate 35,000 Pairs of Mittens, Gloves to 'Mittens for Detroit'

    November 13, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - In less than four weeks, Chrysler Group LLC employees collected a record 35,000 pairs of new, unused gloves and mittens, giving a huge hand of support
  • FIAT BRAND NORTH AMERICA AND VANS EXPAND PARTNERSHIP

    ◾FIAT Brand North America and Vans to partner at the 2014 Vans World Cup of Surfing on Sunset Beach, Hawaii
    ◾Now through Dec. 6, consumer who guesses the exact number of Vans shoes inside a Fiat 500L will receive a Mark Richards custom shaped surfboard, in addition to Vans for one year (12 pairs of
  • BUGATTI PICTURE RELEASE BUGATTI LIFESTYLE BOUTIQUE OPENING

    The world's most beautiful cars and celebrities take to the blue carpet celebrating the opening of the world's first Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique. This week saw French supercar brand Bugatti celebrate with THE BLUE OF LONDON exclusive event, the opening of the world's first Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique
  • WEATHERTECH IS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA

    MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2014 - WeatherTech, the worldwide leader in aftermarket floor and cargo liners, today became the official and category exclusive sponsor of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This is a new type of sponsorship for the race circuit, which hosts five major race events each yea
  • 50-YEAR LIMITED EDITION 2015 FORD MUSTANG TO PACE FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND  50-YEAR LIMITED EDITION 2015 FORD MUSTANG TO PACE FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

    ◾A 50-Year Limited Edition 2015 Ford Mustang will serve as pace car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races during Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Nov. 14-16.
    ◾This sixth-generation Mustang boasts the iconic long hood, short rear deck lid proportions, as well as
  • NEW TROPHY FOR FORD ECOBOOST 400 HARKENS BACK TO RACER HENRY FORD  NEW TROPHY FOR FORD ECOBOOST 400 HARKENS BACK TO RACER HENRY FORD

    HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 12, 2014 – It's a trophy Henry Ford himself would love.

    The winner of this Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be taking home a trophy, but in this case, the new trophy represents a unique part of Ford Racing history.
  • POLO R WRC TRIO LEADS THE WAY IN WALES, MIKKELSEN GOES FASTEST IN SHAKEDOWN  POLO R WRC TRIO LEADS THE WAY IN WALES, MIKKELSEN GOES FASTEST IN SHAKEDOWN

    ◾Dream start for Volkswagen in 'free practice' for World Rally Cars in Wales

    ◾Mikkelsen ahead of Ogier and Latvala on 3.32-kilometre stage

    A fantastic way to open the grand finale: Volkswagen wasted no time in asserting its authority at the Rally Great Britain, finishing first, second and thir
  • RIGHTSTER JOINS FORMULA E AS ONLINE VIDEO PARTNER

    LONDON, UK (November 13 2014) – Rightster, the cloud-based global video distribution and monetisation network, has joined forces with Formula E as an online video partner.

    The deal will see Rightster manage Formula E's YouTube channel with particular focus on channel and rights management,
  • Modern and Magnetic: Scion iM Concept Car to Debut at LA Auto Show Modern and Magnetic: Scion iM Concept Car to Debut at LA Auto Show

    Whether it's exploring the mountains or playing at the beach, Los Angeles offers adventures off every freeway. Young people just need a vehicle to get them, and all their gear, to their destination in style. The new Scion iM Concept car is designed with that in mind and will debut on Wednesday, November 19 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
  • Modern and Magnetic: Scion iM Concept Car to Debut at LA Auto Show  Modern and Magnetic: Scion iM Concept Car to Debut at LA Auto Show

    European Racing Circuit Styling and Hatchback Versatility for Scion's Adventurous Audience

    TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 – Whether it's exploring the mountains or playing at the beach, Los Angeles offers adventures off every freeway. Young people just need a vehicle to get them
  • 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Raises Record Amount for Charity

    Donations to Charities in 2014 Total $1.9 million

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2014) -- In addition to showcasing significant automobiles in a spectacular setting, the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance raised $1.9 million -- a record amount of giving -- for charity. The full
  • RAM TRUCK ANNOUNCES PRICING AND UNSURPASSED STANDARD HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY FOR 2015 RAM PROMASTER CITY  RAM TRUCK ANNOUNCES PRICING AND UNSURPASSED STANDARD HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY FOR 2015 RAM PROMASTER CITY

    ◾Starting at $23,130, 'right-sized' ProMaster City offers best-in-class titles where they count
    ◾2015 Ram ProMaster City aggressively competes in the compact Class 1 van segment with a fuel economy rating of 21 mpg city, unsurpassed standard 29 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined
    ◾Ram ProMaster City b
  • BEST OF WHAT'S NEW FOR 2014? THE TOYOTA FUEL CELL VEHICLE  BEST OF WHAT'S NEW FOR 2014? THE TOYOTA FUEL CELL VEHICLE

    November 12, 2014 -- Even the techies at Popular Science like the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). The magazine named the sedan to a 2014 Best of What's New winner in the auto category.

    'For 27 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make
  • EIGHT MINI ALL4 RACING TO COMPETE IN THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY // JOAN 'NANI' ROMA AIMING TO DEFEND HIS DAKAR TITLE  EIGHT MINI ALL4 RACING TO COMPETE IN THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY // JOAN 'NANI' ROMA AIMING TO DEFEND HIS DAKAR TITLE

    Eight MINI ALL4 Racing to compete in the 2015 Dakar Rally // Joan 'Nani' Roma aiming to defend his Dakar title .

    Munich (DE). Less than two months ahead of the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally (3-17 January) X-raid, supported by MINI, has revealed its line-up for the 37th edition of
  • ALL-NEW 2015 NISSAN MURANO BURSTS ONTO SCENE WITH POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINE'S 'BEST OF WHAT'S NEW' AWARD  ALL-NEW 2015 NISSAN MURANO BURSTS ONTO SCENE WITH POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINE'S 'BEST OF WHAT'S NEW' AWARD

    Set to hit dealerships next month, 2015 Murano is awarded with magazine's top honor

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2015 Nissan Murano has redefined the premium crossover once again, and the world's largest science and technology magazine has taken note. Today, Popular Science namedthe 201
  • TOYOTA AND VMI AWARD WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VAN TO DISABLED VETERAN SUSAN KIRSCH ON VETERANS DAY  TOYOTA AND VMI AWARD WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VAN TO DISABLED VETERAN SUSAN KIRSCH ON VETERANS DAY

    Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 12, 2014 –Toyota and Vantage Mobility International (VMI) announced that disabled US Air Force veteran Susan Kirsch has won a 2015 Toyota Sienna with the Northstar Access 360 in-floor side entry ramp conversion as part of the 2nd annual Operation Independence Star Spangl
  • VOLVO TAKES TOP HONORS IN INTELLICHOICE'S 2015 CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED CAR AWARDS FOR THE EIGHTH STRAIGHT YEAR

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Nov. 12, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA) once again took top honors from IntelliChoice, the leading provider of automotive cost and value analysis, at the 16th annual IntelliChoice Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Awards. Volvo won the Best Premium Program award for t
  • ALL-NEW VOLVO XC90 DEBUTS ENHANCED MULTI-FILTER THAT IMPROVES INTERIOR AIR QUALITY  ALL-NEW VOLVO XC90 DEBUTS ENHANCED MULTI-FILTER THAT IMPROVES INTERIOR AIR QUALITY

    By introducing a larger, more efficient multi-filter in the cabin, Volvo Cars continues to refine its standard-setting CleanZone initiative. CleanZone is their unique approach to controlling interior air quality and providing a better driving environment through innovative solutions for enhanced wel
  • GM WILDLIFE HABITATS GROW ACROSS GLOBE

    Automaker manages 5,000 acres of wildlife habitat at 40 facilities

    DETROIT – General Motors has received 15 certifications and three awards from the nonprofit Wildlife Habitat Council for establishing wildlife habitats and education programs at facilities in five countries, includ
  • GOODYEAR NAMED TO LIST OF AON HEWITT TOP COMPANIES FOR LEADERS

    AKRON, Ohio, November 12, 2014 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was recognized today with the 2014 Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders® award. This year's winners were selected and ranked by an expert panel of independent judges based on a number of criteria, including strength of leader
  • ONSTAR 4G LTE WINS POPULAR SCIENCE ‘BEST OF WHAT'S NEW'

    Third Popular Science award in OnStar history honors 4G LTE

    DETROIT – OnStar has been named 'Best of What's New' by Popular Science for its high-speed 4G LTE connectivity, the third time the magazine has chosen OnStar for one of the annual awards.

    'The Popular Science awards de
  • QUICK LANE TIRE & AUTO CENTER, FORD MOTOR COMPANY AND FEEDING AMERICA TEAM UP TO TACKLE HUNGER

    ◾Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center, Ford Motor Company and Feeding America® are joining together for a text-to-donate and online campaign to help solve hunger, which affects one in six Americans
    ◾Ford is providing up to $250,000 in matching donations, part of $1.3 million in hunger-related assistance t
  • HYUNDAI EARNS REMMY AWARD FOR ALL-NEW AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS  HYUNDAI EARNS REMMY AWARD FOR ALL-NEW AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS

    Company, Partners Recognized for Innovation, Design and Construction in Southern California

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America has been honored with the Project Leadership Award at the annual REmmy Awards hosted by CoreNet Global Southern California for
  • THE NATIONAL AUTO SPORT ASSOCIATION'S (NASA) NINTH ANNUAL NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS - RESULTS  THE NATIONAL AUTO SPORT ASSOCIATION'S (NASA) NINTH ANNUAL NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS - RESULTS

    SONOMA, Calif. - The National Auto Sport Association's (NASA) ninth annual NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires Western States Championships were decided Nov. 9, 2014 at Sonoma Raceway.

    The 250-plus racers took to the 2.52-mile, 12-turn Sonoma Raceway circuit competing for the NASA W
  • 2016 AUDI A6 AND A7 MODEL LINES MAKE U.S. DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  2016 AUDI A6 AND A7 MODEL LINES MAKE U.S. DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    - Award-winning vehicles receive upgraded designs, technologies and more powerful engines for the 2016 model year
    - New 2.0 Liter four cylinder TFSI engine with 252 horsepower and 273 lb. ft. of torque will give entry to A6 model line greater performance
    - The 2016 Audi A6 and A7 redesigned mode
  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept to Make its World Premiere at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Lexus LF-C2 Concept to Make its World Premiere at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    On November 19, at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Lexus LF-C2 Concept will make its global debut. This exciting new open-air concept will be revealed at a press conference scheduled for 1:40 p.m. in the brand's display located in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept to Make its World Premiere at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show  Lexus LF-C2 Concept to Make its World Premiere at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2014) – On November 19, at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Lexus LF-C2 Concept will make its global debut. This exciting new open-air concept will be revealed at a press conference scheduled for 1:40 p.m. in the brand's display located in the South Hall of the L
  • FORD BEGINS BUILDING ALL-NEW F-150; CUSTOMER INTEREST FOR TRUCK AT RECORD LEVELS  FORD BEGINS BUILDING ALL-NEW F-150; CUSTOMER INTEREST FOR TRUCK AT RECORD LEVELS

    ◾2015 Ford F-150 starts production at historic Ford Rouge Center; facilities transformed with the latest in manufacturing technology to build the first mass-produced truck in its class featuring a high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body and bed
    ◾All-new F-150 is completely redesigned - e
  • HYUNDAI WINS INTELLICHOICE CERTIFIED PRE­OWNED (CPO) AWARD FOR FOURTH­CONSECUTIVE YEAR

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 - Today, Hyundai's industry­leading warranty program has once again proved unmatched. For the fourth­consecutive year Hyundai received the distinction of 'Best Popular Program' in IntelliChoice's annual Certified Pre­Owned (CPO) Car Awards. Hyundai secur
  • HONDA WALKS DOWN MEMORY LANE IN NOSTALGIC HAPPY HONDA DAYS CAMPAIGN  HONDA WALKS DOWN MEMORY LANE IN NOSTALGIC HAPPY HONDA DAYS CAMPAIGN

    • Multiplatform campaign stars classic toys such as Jem and The Holograms, Skeletor and Gumby
    • Integrated campaign features TV, print, digital, radio and social to highlight year- end sales event

    TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 - Stretch Armstrong, Gumby, Jem and The Holograms, Little Pe
  • NOW SHOWING: NISSAN, WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT HONOR VETERANS WITH PREMIERE OF ALASKAN SHORT FILM  NOW SHOWING: NISSAN, WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT HONOR VETERANS WITH PREMIERE OF ALASKAN SHORT FILM

    Adventure-packed short film launched today on YouTube, Hulu and XBOX Live; will air on the History2 Channel tonight -

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 11, 2014) - On this Veterans Day, Nissan is paying special tribute to the United States Armed Forces with the inspiring story of two Wounded Warr
  • FREE ADMISSION FOR MILITARY IN UNIFORM FOR PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE  FREE ADMISSION FOR MILITARY IN UNIFORM FOR PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE

    Military Appreciation Day Returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

    MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 - In honor of today, Veteran's Day, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that they will hold their second annual Military Appreciation Day with FREE general admission to all active milita
  • MERCEDES-MAYBACH FOR THE ULTIMATE IN EXCLUSIVITY AND INDIVIDUALITY  MERCEDES-MAYBACH FOR THE ULTIMATE IN EXCLUSIVITY AND INDIVIDUALITY

    Mercedes-Benz expands brand world and introduces new nomenclature

    Stuttgart/Sindelfingen. The Mercedes-Benz brand continues its dynamic progress. Two new arrivals in the Mercedes-Benz brand world were introduced today in Sindelfingen by Ola Kallenius, member of the Divisional Boar
  • SPOTLIGHT ON MACAU: VERSTAPPEN TO MAKE FINAL FORMULA 3 APPEARANCE 'POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN'  SPOTLIGHT ON MACAU: VERSTAPPEN TO MAKE FINAL FORMULA 3 APPEARANCE 'POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN'

    ◾Max Verstappen fits Macau start around Formula One commitments
    ◾Nine drivers line up at motorsport classic with Volkswagen Power
    ◾Volkswagen most successful engine manufacturer with eight wins

    Max Verstappen (NL) will climb into the cockpit of a Formula 3 car 'powered by Volkswagen' for the fi
  • VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS BRAND DELIVERS OVER FIVE MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO OCTOBER FOR FIRST TIME

    .6 percent increase in January – October deliveries

    Volkswagen Passenger Cars set a new delivery record for January – October, handing over more than five million vehicles to customers for the first time. 5.08 (January to October 2013: 4.95) million vehicles were delivered during this period, rep
  • HYUNDAI NAMED TO 2015 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER LIST

    Company Honored for Commitment to Hiring and Retaining Veterans

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America has been recognized by Victory Media, Inc., a veteran-owned business, as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer for its long-term commitment to hiring and recr
  • ICON50: FORD AND ZAGAT CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF MUSTANG, ITS INFLUENCE ON POP CULTURE, AND THE POWER OF FOOD IN AMERICA  ICON50: FORD AND ZAGAT CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF MUSTANG, ITS INFLUENCE ON POP CULTURE, AND THE POWER OF FOOD IN AMERICA

    ◾Celebrating 50 years of Mustang, Ford Motor Company and Zagat name 10 teams of innovative chefs who embody the spirit of the iconic pony car while shaping the future of the culinary scene in America
    ◾ICON50 culinary innovators include April Bloomfield, David Bouley, Roy Choi, Dominique Crenn, Curt
  • The Trident is Raised The Trident is Raised

    Five brothers would come together in December of 1914 to found a motor company bearing their name—Maserati. Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto had all demonstrated a passion for automobiles, particularly racing, during those early years at the turn of the 20th century.
  • HYUNDAI TUCSON FUEL CELL A FINALIST FOR 2015 GREEN SUV OF THE YEAR

    World's First Mass­Produced Fuel Cell Vehicle Recognized for its Breakthrough Technology and Consumer Availability

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 - Hyundai's Tucson Fuel Cell, the first mass­produced fuel cell vehicle available for consumer lease, was named a finalist for
  • NISSAN EXPANDS MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP OF NBC'S 'THE VOICE' THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH ADAM LEVINE  NISSAN EXPANDS MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP OF NBC'S 'THE VOICE' THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH ADAM LEVINE

    ◾Maroon 5 frontman and coach on NBC's Emmy Award winning singing competition will premiere upcoming single in surprise automotive video on Nov. 18
    ◾New sponsorship program element adds the 'Nissan Talent Drive' giving fans the opportunity to win tickets to 'The Voice' finale in Los Angeles and a fr
  • MECUM'S ANAHEIM AUCTION RETURNS TO CONVENTION CENTER NOVEMBER 13-15  MECUM'S ANAHEIM AUCTION RETURNS TO CONVENTION CENTER NOVEMBER 13-15

    Event to Feature 750 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More

    Walworth, Wis. – October 27, 2014 – For the third consecutive year, the Anaheim Convention Center will host Mecum's Anaheim, Calif., auction with an estimated 750 collector cars expected to cross the auction bl
  • PORSCHE SPONSORS 2014 BABY2BABY FUNDRAISING AND AWARENESS EVENT  PORSCHE SPONSORS 2014 BABY2BABY FUNDRAISING AND AWARENESS EVENT

    Sports car manufacturer presents the Macan compact SUV at Los Angeles gala

    Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America sponsored Baby2Baby's annual black tie gala, recognizing celebrity honoree Kate Hudson at The Book Bindery in Culver City on Saturday, November 8. This marks the premium
  • ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C NAMED ‘BEST PERFORMANCE AND LUXURY CAR TO BUY 2015' FROM MOTOR AUTHORITY  ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C NAMED ‘BEST PERFORMANCE AND LUXURY CAR TO BUY 2015' FROM MOTOR AUTHORITY

    ◾Motor Authority's 'Best Car to Buy' awards honor vehicles that appeal to enthusiasts most strongly with a combination of styling, features, acceleration, handling and value
    ◾All-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C coupe's distinctly Italian design and mid-engine proportions highlight its purposeful design for
  • PORSCHE AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW WITH THREE NEW MODELS  PORSCHE AT THE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW WITH THREE NEW MODELS

    911 Carrera GTS, Cayenne GTS and Panamera Exclusive Series celebrate world premieres

    Atlanta. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG is celebrating three world premieres this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014. The sports car manufacturer is presenting two new GTS models, the 911 Carrer
  • SHOP-CLICK-DRIVE HELPS GM DEALERS SELL 13,000 NEW CARS  SHOP-CLICK-DRIVE HELPS GM DEALERS SELL 13,000 NEW CARS

    Online service marks first anniversary; now available in all 50 U.S. states

    DETROIT - Shop-Click-Drive, the online shopping tool that enables Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers to combine the convenience of the Internet with personal customer service, is now offered by 1,6
  • GOODYEAR NAMED A TOP 100 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER

    AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2014 - For the third year in a row, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been named a Top 100 Military Friendly® Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine. The designation recognizes the company's efforts to hire and support veteran employees.

    Goodyear was selected based on t
  • CHEVROLET SILVERADO KEEPS PULLING FOR VETERANS  CHEVROLET SILVERADO KEEPS PULLING FOR VETERANS

    DETROIT – Having just completed four marathons in handcycles since early October – including the notoriously cold and windy New York City Marathon eight days ago – members of the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans are spending Veterans Day recuperating with friends and family until com
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC HOSTS NATIONWIDE HIGH SCHOOL AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN COMPETITION  CHRYSLER GROUP LLC HOSTS NATIONWIDE HIGH SCHOOL AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN COMPETITION

    ◾Third annual automotive design competition goes national; open to all U.S. public high school students in grades 10-12
    ◾Prizes include a $60,000 scholarship to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), a three-week CCS summer automotive design course, Apple MacBooks and more
    ◾Competition sponsors i
  • EXCLUSIVE PILOT PROGRAM WITH WIND ENERGY CORPORATION BRINGS CLEAN ENERGY TO SELECT FORD DEALERS  EXCLUSIVE PILOT PROGRAM WITH WIND ENERGY CORPORATION BRINGS CLEAN ENERGY TO SELECT FORD DEALERS

    ◾ For the first time ever, Ford Motor Company is partnering with Wind Energy Corporation to deliver an innovative new source of clean energy to its dealers
    ◾Wind Energy will invest nearly $750,000 to install wind sail and solar panel systems at four Ford dealerships; each Windy System™ will help po
  • 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF FAMILY WINS GREEN CAR REPORTS' 'BEST CAR TO BUY 2015' AWARD  2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF FAMILY WINS GREEN CAR REPORTS' 'BEST CAR TO BUY 2015' AWARD

    Award recognizes the Volkswagen Golf range for its diverse and practical eco-conscious powertrain offerings

    Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America is pleased to announce today that Green Car Reports, a leading online consumer resource for eco-friendly and fuel-efficient vehicles, has
  • HYUNDAI GENESIS WINS RUEDAS ESPN 'BEST LUXURY SEDAN' AWARD  HYUNDAI GENESIS WINS RUEDAS ESPN 'BEST LUXURY SEDAN' AWARD

    Second consecutive year that Hyundai has received this prestigious award

    MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014 – Hyundai's all-new 2015 Genesis was named 'Best Luxury Sedan' by Ruedas ESPN. The leading Spanish automotive radio show in the U.S., Ruedas ESPN presented the award at the 44th annual Mia
  • HYUNDAI LAUNCHES GENESIS INTELLIGENT ASSISTANT, BLUE LINK 3.0 MOBILE APP  HYUNDAI LAUNCHES GENESIS INTELLIGENT ASSISTANT, BLUE LINK 3.0 MOBILE APP

    Innovative New Features Save Owners Time

    Free Apps Now Available for Download from Google Play or the Apple App Store

    Hyundai Genesis Intelligent Assistant Mobile App Highlights:
    ◾Combines Hyundai Blue Link features, data from the vehicle, the owner's smartphone and the internet
  • HYUNDAI BLUE LINK LAUNCHES VEHICLE SAFEGUARD ALERTS IN-VEHICLE APP ON REFRESHED 2015 AZERA  HYUNDAI BLUE LINK LAUNCHES VEHICLE SAFEGUARD ALERTS IN-VEHICLE APP ON REFRESHED 2015 AZERA

    App Helps Parents Coach Teen Drivers and Gives Them Peace of Mind

    Second Generation Blue Link and Hyundai Assurance Car Care In-Vehicle App Also Now Available on 2015 Azera

    MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014 – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the Unit
  • THE 2015 HYUNDAI AZERA MAKES ITS NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW  THE 2015 HYUNDAI AZERA MAKES ITS NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

    Refreshed Azera Arrives Offering Exterior and Interior Design Enhancements Along with State-of-the-art Safety Technologies to Increase Premium Sedan's Appeal

    MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America introduced the 2015 Hyundai Azera in a North American debut at the 44th annual
  • MAZDA MARKETING CHIEF RUSSELL WAGER RECEIVES KEY INDUSTRY AWARD

    IRVINE, Calif. (November 7, 2014) – Forbes and Appinions today named Russell Wager as one of the 'Top 50 Most Influential CMOs' in its annual marketing round-up. Since joining Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) in 2012, Wager has overseen a data-driven approach to marketing communication
  • Fiat Brand To Introduce Two Special Edition Vehicles At Miami International Auto Show Fiat Brand To Introduce Two Special Edition Vehicles At Miami International Auto Show

    The 2015 Fiat 500L Úrbana Trekking is outfitted for the city streets with Matte Nero exterior mirrors and bezels on the front and rear fascia, side sills and body-side molding.

    To take on the urban terrain, the 500L Úrbana Trekking features 17-inch wheels painted Matte Nero. Matte Nero details are complemented by Satin Chrome door handles, tail lamp bezels and accents on the front and rear fascia.
  • Jaguar Debuts 2016 F-Type R Coupe Featuring Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive Jaguar Debuts 2016 F-Type R Coupe Featuring Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive

    Jaguar unveiled the new 2016 F-TYPE R Coupe featuring all-wheel-drive technology, a first for the F-TYPE line-up. Expanding its dynamic capability of reaching 60 mph in 3.9 seconds with a limited top-speed of 186 mph, standard Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive® and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics will provide F-TYPE R drivers with improved traction and confidence in a variety of road conditions.
  • CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE ANNOUNCES ITS EXCEPTIONAL ROYAL PALACE LOCATION AND DATES FOR 2015  CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE ANNOUNCES ITS EXCEPTIONAL ROYAL PALACE LOCATION AND DATES FOR 2015

    ◾The 2015 Concours of Elegance Royal venue and dates now confirmed
    ◾With the gracious permission of Her Majesty The Queen, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh will be the exceptional setting for the 2015 Concours of Elegance
    ◾Next year's annual Concours of Elegance will be held from 4-6 Septe
  • Mazda Road to Indy Finales Added to Pirelli World Challenge Weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

    MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 - The Mazda Road to Indy ladder Series – comprised of three separate programs: Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires; Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires; and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda – will end their 2015 season as sup
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA PROVIDES E-GOLF ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE TO STANFORD UNIVERSITY FOR E-MOBILITY RESEARCH  VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA PROVIDES E-GOLF ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLE TO STANFORD UNIVERSITY FOR E-MOBILITY RESEARCH

    Belmont, Calif. (November 7, 2014) – Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) today announced that it will provide an all-electric 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to Stanford University for research dedicated to advancing e-mobility and improving the driver experience in electric vehicles.

    Prof. Dr. Mar
  • BASF AND VOLKSWAGEN PRESENT SCIENCE AWARD ELECTROCHEMISTRY TO DR. VANESSA WOOD, SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ZURICH

    Nov 7, 2014

    Joint Press Release of BASF and Volkswagen
    ◾ Award honors outstanding research results in the area of lithium-ion batteries
    ◾ Award ceremony at Stanford University, California, by Chairmen of the companies BASF and Volkswagen, Dr. Kurt Bock and Prof. Dr. Martin Winte
  • Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance Announces 2015 Date  Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance Announces 2015 Date

    VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014) – The third annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, a vintage car showcase of rare and pristine collector automobiles, will be staged on the fairways of Pinehurst Resort on Saturday, May 2, 2015, Pinehurst Concours president Jay Howard announced Thursday.

    T
  • SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK EARNS PODIUM FINISH AT LAS VEGAS GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SEASON FINALE  SUBARU DRIVER BUCKY LASEK EARNS PODIUM FINISH AT LAS VEGAS GLOBAL RALLYCROSS SEASON FINALE

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA closed out the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Season in Las Vegas with another podium via a determined drive by factory team driver Bucky Lasek in his Subaru WRX STI. In one of his best performances of the season Lasek took victory in his semi-final
  • SCOTT SPEED FINISHES THIRD IN RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP  SCOTT SPEED FINISHES THIRD IN RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIP

    Scott Speed and Tanner Foust finish fourth and sixth place in Las Vegas final round

    Herndon, VA — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team finished its first season in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship with a strong performance in Las Vegas. Racing together for the first
  • JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER TO DEBUT NEW MODELS AND TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER TO DEBUT NEW MODELS AND TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    ◾Land Rover Discovery Sport to make its U.S. debut
    ◾Land Rover Experience L.A. to feature an urban all-terrain vehicle demonstration course in the center of West Hollywood, November 18-23
    ◾Global debut of the Jaguar 2016 model year F-TYPE with new technologies including Instinctive All Wheel Drive
  • LINCOLN OPENS FIRST STORES IN CHINA AND UNVEILS 'THE LINCOLN WAY'  LINCOLN OPENS FIRST STORES IN CHINA AND UNVEILS 'THE LINCOLN WAY'

    ◾Lincoln opens its first three stores in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, officially unveiling The Lincoln Way, a unique new luxury automotive ownership experience in China
    ◾Eight Lincoln stores will open in China by year's end. By 2016, 60 Lincoln stores will be open in 50 cities across the country
  • HORSIN' AROUND IN THE SAND  HORSIN' AROUND IN THE SAND

    How A Toyota Engineer's Love For Horses Powers The Goal Of Always Making Better Vehicles

    As a young girl living on a farm in southern Indiana, Samantha Stone helped train and show performance horses at local and regional competitions, often with great success. This success and passion le
  • JONI WIMAN WINS RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP  JONI WIMAN WINS RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

    Fourth-straight rallycross title for Olsbergs MSE Ford team

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (November 6, 2014) - Olsbergs MSE Ford driver Joni Wiman is the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Champion. The Red Bull/Bluebeam Ford Fiesta ST driver emerged the winner in a tough championship battle that ca
  • TICKETS ON SALE FOR PUNTA DEL ESTE EPRIX  TICKETS ON SALE FOR PUNTA DEL ESTE EPRIX

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (November 6 2014) - Following the spectacular season-opener to the FIA Formula E Championship in Beijing, tickets for the series' third race – the Punta del Este ePrix on December 13 2014 – are now on sale.

    International ticket sales will be available via the Formul
  • 2015 YUKON DENALI GAINS EIGHT GEARS, IMPROVED HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY  2015 YUKON DENALI GAINS EIGHT GEARS, IMPROVED HIGHWAY FUEL ECONOMY

    Updated model also includes wireless device charging, 4G connectivity

    DETROIT – Thanks to the addition of an all-new 8-speed automatic transmission, the updated 2015 GMC Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali models now lead several competitors in horsepower, torque and highway fuel eco
  • POLISHING FOR PERFORMANCE  POLISHING FOR PERFORMANCE

    High-tech crankshaft polish delivers reliability for Chevrolet Silverado

    TONAWANDA, N.Y. – Polished engine parts might bring to mind chromed pulleys or valve covers that add a touch of dazzle under the hood. But when it comes to the 5.3 Liter V8 EcoTec3 engine, the shine on the cr
  • MAZDA APPOINTS NEW EASTERN REGIONAL DIRECTOR

    WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 7, 2014) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announces that Blase De Leo has been named to the newly-created role of Regional Director, Eastern U.S. The move also includes two more employee promotions in both the Northeast and Southeast regions.

    In his new role,
  • FORD ANNOUNCES SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM CHANGES

    ◾Jim Farley appointed executive vice president and president, Europe, Middle East and Africa
    ◾Stephen Odell appointed executive vice president, Global Marketing, Sales and Service
    ◾Nick Smither, group vice president and Chief Information Officer, has elected to retire after 34-year career
    ◾Marcy
  • STATEMENT FROM GM CEO MARY BARRA ON DETROIT'S PLAN OF ADJUSTMENT

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) released this statement from CEO Mary Barra following the decision of United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven W. Rhodes to approve the City of Detroit's Plan of Adjustment:

    'Judge Rhodes' decision is historic and a validation for everyone who has
  • WE WILL FIGHT TOOTH AND NAIL – VOLKSWAGEN PREPARED FOR BATTLE AT THE RALLY CLASSIC IN WALES  WE WILL FIGHT TOOTH AND NAIL – VOLKSWAGEN PREPARED FOR BATTLE AT THE RALLY CLASSIC IN WALES

    ◾Free rein for the three Volkswagen duos at the Rally Great Britain
    ◾13th and final round: grand finale to the WRC
    ◾Final stop in a superlative season for Volkswagen

    An open battle at the final rally of the year: Volkswagen duos Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F), Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka
  • SHELDON CREED TAKES FINAL 2014 SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS RACE  SHELDON CREED TAKES FINAL 2014 SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS RACE

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 6, 2014)- Sheldon Creed drove his TRAXXAS truck to victory over Robby Gordon in the season finale of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at the sold out MGM Resorts Village along the Las Vegas Strip.

    The race, which was sponsored by Las Vegas
  • McLAREN CONFIRMS MUCH ANTICIPATED SPORTS SERIES WITH GAME-CHANGING LAUNCH CAMPAIGN  McLAREN CONFIRMS MUCH ANTICIPATED SPORTS SERIES WITH GAME-CHANGING LAUNCH CAMPAIGN

    ◾McLaren Sports Series to make global premiere in 2015
    ◾Third model in the range will be a pure McLaren
    ◾View the Sports Series launch film at http://youtu.be/0ff_kV1wqYE
    ◾Follow the campaign at cars.mclaren.com and join the conversation – #BlackSwanMoments

    Scheduled to premiere on the world s
  • Chevrolet Introduces 2015 COPO Camaro Chevrolet Introduces 2015 COPO Camaro

    Chevrolet introduced the 2015 COPO Camaro at the SEMA Show. It's the fourth edition of the limited-production, factory-built race car – and the final version for the Gen 5 Camaro. As with the previous three model years, only 69 will be built.
  • Trio of Iconic Supercars Lead Early Entries for RM's 2015 Arizona Sale Trio of Iconic Supercars Lead Early Entries for RM's 2015 Arizona Sale

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce a trio of iconic European supercars among early highlights for its 16th annual Arizona sale, returning January 15-16. Held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, the two-day auction follows RM's strongest performance in Arizona to date earlier this year – a result the company plans to build on in January when it presents a handpicked roster of 120 blue-chip automobiles. The RM offering will again span the spectrum of the market, with early entries including a diverse mix of prewar classics, important sports and racing cars, poster cars of the 1970s and 1980s and high performance late-model supercars.
  • First ‘Sinkhole' Corvette Restored  First ‘Sinkhole' Corvette Restored

    Corvette ZR1 'Blue Devil' debuts at SEMA Show on way back to museum

    LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet today unveiled the restored 2009 Corvette ZR1 that was damaged earlier this year when a sinkhole developed beneath the National Corvette Museum. It's on display this week at the SEMA Show, be
  • 2015 Chevrolet Performance Catalog Packed with New Parts  2015 Chevrolet Performance Catalog Packed with New Parts

    New Z/28 parts, LT1/LTG crate engines, manual-trans install kits, stage kits featured

    LAS VEGAS – The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Performance catalog is the go-to resource for enthusiasts seeking to take their Chevy to higher levels of performance, with parts designed, engineered and t
  • CHRYSLER GROUP REPORTS THIRD-QUARTER 2014 NET INCOME OF $611 MILLION, UP 32 PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO

    MODIFIED OPERATING PROFIT WAS $946 MILLION, UP 10 PERCENT FROM THE PRIOR YEAR; FREE CASH FLOW WAS $412 MILLION

    •Chrysler Group reported net income of $611 million in the third quarter, up 32 percent from a year ago
    •Net revenue for the third quarter was $20.7 billion, up 18 percent fro
  • FORD RACING INTRODUCES KING COBRA PARTS PACKAGE FOR 2015 FORD MUSTANG GT  FORD RACING INTRODUCES KING COBRA PARTS PACKAGE FOR 2015 FORD MUSTANG GT

    ◾New 'King Cobra' parts package 2015 Mustang GT concept unveiled at SEMA Show.
    ◾King Cobra package can be replicated by any Mustang owner with the help of Ford Racing's extensive parts catalog.
    ◾Highlights Ford Racing's first performance packages available for the 2015 Mustang. It is equipped with
  • MAZDA WAVES GREEN FLAG ON 2016 GLOBAL MX-5 CUP RACING SERIES  MAZDA WAVES GREEN FLAG ON 2016 GLOBAL MX-5 CUP RACING SERIES

    November 4, 2014 (LAS VEGAS) – The Mazda MX-5 Miata is the best-selling roadster in history, and the most road-raced car in the world. With the recent unveiling of the fourth generation MX-5, the most frequently asked question is 'Where will it race?' Mazda gave the first part of that answe
  • NEW 2016 SORENTO TO DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  NEW 2016 SORENTO TO DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    Kia Motors America will debut the all-new 2016 Sorento CUV at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. Beautifully redesigned inside and out, the 2016 Sorento is larger than the previous generation and offers up to three rows of seating. Packed with luxurious amenities and capable enough to tackle any
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    NAPA VALLEY (Nov. 5, 2014) - The National Auto Sport Association's (NASA) ninth annual NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires will run their Western States Championships this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, Nov. 7-9. Racers from across the country will compete for class honors.

    Sandro Espin
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    • RM Auctions' annual Arizona Biltmore sale returns January 15 – 16
    • A staple on the global collector car calendar, 2015 auction to feature 120 blue-chip automobiles
    • Early highlights are packed with high performance, led by an exciting trio of European supercars from Porsche, Ferrari and Bugatt
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    Toyota's global net income jumped 12.6 percent during the first six months (April 1– September 30, 2014) of the 2015 fiscal year.

    Global Financial Highlights:
    •Global sales rose by 8,761 vehicles to 4.47 million, with strong sales in North America and gains in Europe and other regions,
  • TUDOR CHAMPIONSHIP, IMSA STEP INTO SEMA SHOW SPOTLIGHT

    Strong Presence At Premier Automotive Specialty Products Trade Show

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2014) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will be well represented throughout this week's annual Specialty Equipment Marketi
  • GM PRICES $2.5 BILLION OF SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today the pricing of three series of senior unsecured notes for a total of $2.5 billion. These notes include
    $500 million of 4.00 percent notes due in 2025, $750 million of 5.00 percent notes due in 2035 and $1.25 billion of 5.20 percent not
  • BUENOS AIRES WELCOMES FORMULA E WITH OFFICIAL LAUNCH CEREMONY

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  • MAJOR EVENT SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR THE BROADMOOR PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

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    The long-term partnership will see the
  • BEETLES DOMINATE DAY ONE OF RED BULL GRC FINALE IN LAS VEGAS

    Scott Speed and Tanner Foust ensured that Tuesday night would be a happy one in the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross paddock, qualifying first and third and winning their heats in Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ, the final event of the 2014 Red Bull GRC season. With both drivers racin
  • RAM TRUCKS AND MIRANDA LAMBERT KICK OFF BRAND PARTNERSHIP

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    November 5, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Grammy® winner and dog 'mother' to seven rescue dogs, Miranda Lambert and Ram Trucks have announced a partnership that kicks off this week with Lambert auctionin
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    Seven new facilities and seven repeat achievers recognized for reducing energy use

    DETROIT – Fourteen General Motors plants around the world achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry, collectively cutting energy intensity by an averag
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    For yesterday's opening of the new Product Engineering Centre in Beijing, Mercedes-Benz put the focus squarely on the G-Code vehicle study. The innovative and versatile Sports Útility Coupé (SÚC) for town and country shows how emotionally appealing a future compact SÚC can be, and what evolutionary possibilities the Mercedes-Benz design philosophy offers. The new Product Engineering Centre of the brand bearing the three-pointed star also features a complete design studio.
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    The new Cayenne GTS resounds an outstanding sporting character in its very name. The resonant letters GTS go back to the famous 904 Carrera GTS of 1963. In 2007, the Cayenne GTS became the first Porsche of the modern era to revive the acronym. Since then, GTS has designated particularly sporty Porsche models. At the same time, the standard model with the familiar 3.6 liter V6 engine rounds off the Cayenne portfolio.
  • The 20th Annual Amelia Concours Honors The Original 'Ultimate Driving Machine', BMW's Immortal 328 The 20th Annual Amelia Concours Honors The Original 'Ultimate Driving Machine', BMW's Immortal 328

    The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will showcase the legend and legacy of the car that set BMW on its path to become known as the 'ultimate driving machine'.

    Experts, enthusiasts and fans of the Bavarian marque consider the BMW 328 the first sports car worthy of the title.
  • Toyota Surprises SEMA with 850-Horsepower Camry Dragster Toyota Surprises SEMA with 850-Horsepower Camry Dragster

    In drag racing terms, a 'sleeper' is a car that looks as innocuous as possible, but has the means to blow the doors off the competition. The attendees at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show were shocked when emcee Rutledge Wood lifted the Sleeper Camry's body to reveal a purpose-built dragster putting out over 850 horsepower. The excitement was palpable as crowds of onlookers rushed into the Toyota booth to get a glimpse at the source of the ear-splitting growl that shook Central Hall to its foundation. Toyota's Sleeper Camry had just revealed its true intentions.
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    •British Luxury Brand Overseas winner
    •Recognition of sales success and British heritage and character
    •Celebration of the pinnacle of British luxury excellence

    (Crewe, 4th November 2014) Bentley scooped the award for British Luxury Brand Overseas at the prestigious Walpole Awards held a
  • BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi: Strong BMW Z4 GT3 but no luck at Baku  BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi: Strong BMW Z4 GT3 but no luck at Baku

    Baku (AZ), 2nd November 2014. Everything was set for BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (IT) to end the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series on a high. At the season finale in Baku (AZ) both the qualifying race and the main race were held today, Sunday. Zanardi's BMW Z4 GT3 was handling well on the
  • ‘ALL ABOARD!' FOR THE INSIDE ROLLS-ROYCE PUBLIC EXHIBITION  ‘ALL ABOARD!' FOR THE INSIDE ROLLS-ROYCE PUBLIC EXHIBITION

    As Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is making final preparations for its first ever public exhibition, the Inside Rolls-Royce App will be made available to download for free from Friday 7 November at the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store. The App can be found by searching for 'Inside Rolls-Royce London'.
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    Winning bidder claims first VW electric vehicle as the car begins to ship to select U.S. dealerships

    Herndon, VA (November 4, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf has raised $41,400, with proceeds be
  • McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE APPOINTS SENIOR PR MANAGER FOR THE AMERICAS  McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE APPOINTS SENIOR PR MANAGER FOR THE AMERICAS

    McLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury sportscars and supercars, is strengthening its global communications team with the appointment of John Paolo (JP) Canton as Senior Public Relations Manager for North America. Canton will be based out of McLaren Automotive North America's headqua
  • Grand Opening Mercedes-Benz Research & Development China: Mercedes-Benz shows dedication to Chinese customers with new R&D Center in Beijing  Grand Opening Mercedes-Benz Research & Development China: Mercedes-Benz shows dedication to Chinese customers with new R&D Center in Beijing

    Total investment of about 865 million RMB 112 million EUR in Mercedes-Benz' passenger car R&D facilities in Beijing.

    •Competence Center with clear focus on Chinese market needs

    •Hubertus Troska: 'Our new R&D center will help us to fully tap our potential here and give our Chinese customer's v
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    With its high-torque electric motor, the B-Class Electric Drive delivers lively and superior driving pleasure – with zero local emissions. The B-Class Electric Drive is now available to order, with deliveries set to start before the end of 2014. Prices start at €39,1511. The B-Class Electric Drive c
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    Maranello, 4 November – After the North American round, the Formula 1 circus flies 8000 kilometres to South America and the Brazilian capital city of Sao Paolo. It's more than just distance that separates the two venues, as we go from the crisp modern facility that is the Circuit of the Ameri
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    The Ferrari 512 M: the sports prototype faster than the F1

    Maranello, 28th October – The Ferrari 512 M was the last car Maranello designed for the Sports Prototype World Championship to sport a 5-litre engine. It was a veritable powerhouse of technology with revolutionary feature
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    Maranello, 28 October – After a three week break since Formula 1 made its debut on Russian soil, the circus now heads west for the United States, a country that, over the years has been the backdrop to any number of motor sport highlights for Ferrari, in Formula 1 and sports car racing. It is
  • Investing in classic Ferraris: a remunerative passion  Investing in classic Ferraris: a remunerative passion

    What is today's best investment? Which gives the best returns? The answer is classic cars, and in particular Ferraris.

    Recently in the Financial Times a number of assets were analysed to see which gave the best growth over the last 10 years. A high-end New York residential property has increased
  • THE 20TH ANNUAL AMELIA CONCOURS HONORS THE ORIGINAL 'ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE', BMW's IMMORTAL 328  THE 20TH ANNUAL AMELIA CONCOURS HONORS THE ORIGINAL 'ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE', BMW's IMMORTAL 328

    ' . . . a long legged proper sports car.' Sir Stirling Moss

    The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will showcase the legend and legacy of the car that set BMW on its path to become known as the 'ultimate driving machine'.

    Experts, enthusiasts and fans of the Ba
  • ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS ISSUES CLARIFICATION FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENTS BY ROLLS-ROYCE PLC

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is a distinct company from Rolls-Royce plc
    ◾Rolls-Royce Motor Cars on track for another record year
    ◾Rolls-Royce Motor Cars annual sales up by 24.3%
    ◾200 new jobs created over the past two years
    ◾Company expands its footprint in Southern England

    Rolls-Royce Motor Ca
  • HYUNDAI FEATURES FIVE CONCEPTS BASED ON 2015 GENESIS, 2015 SONATA AND 2014 GENESIS COUPE AT THE 2014 SEMA SHOW  HYUNDAI FEATURES FIVE CONCEPTS BASED ON 2015 GENESIS, 2015 SONATA AND 2014 GENESIS COUPE AT THE 2014 SEMA SHOW

    LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2014 – Hyundai has once again teamed up with some of the biggest names in the automotive tuning community for SEMA 2014. This year, Hyundai focuses on the performance and tuning capabilities of its newest models, the 2015 Genesis and 2015 Sonata. Also featured in this year's roste
  • BMW M4 SAFETY CAR LAUNCHED FOR PLAYSTATION'S GRAN TURISMO®6  BMW M4 SAFETY CAR LAUNCHED FOR PLAYSTATION'S GRAN TURISMO®6

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. November 4th, 2014 09:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern… BMW of North America and Polyphony Digital, Inc. announced today at the 2014 SEMA Show that the new BMW M Performance M4 Safety Car will be made available, in virtual form, to owners of the Gran Turismo®6 game for the
  • 2015 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID AND CIVIC NATURAL GAS PROVIDE SUPERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE WITH SOPHISTICATION AND VALUE  2015 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID AND CIVIC NATURAL GAS PROVIDE SUPERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE WITH SOPHISTICATION AND VALUE

    ◾Automotive and environmental experts recognize the Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas as among the best green cars of 2014
    ◾Available features include 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio, leather-trimmed seats, Honda LaneWatch™ and standard rearview camera
    ◾2015 Civic Hybrid launches Nov. 5, and 201
  • RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS RACE PREVIEW: LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ  RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS RACE PREVIEW: LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ

    IN BRIEF: For the first time, the Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas season finale will take place at The LINQ Hotel and Casino. In Red Bull GRC's third consecutive Las Vegas finale, four drivers—Joni Wiman, Ken Block, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Scott Speed—are all in the hunt for the Supercar title.
  • OLSBERGS MSE AIMS FOR FOURTH-STRAIGHT RALLYCROSS TITLE  OLSBERGS MSE AIMS FOR FOURTH-STRAIGHT RALLYCROSS TITLE

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (November 4, 2014) - As the Red Bull Global Rally Championship heads into its final event of the 2014 season this week in Las Vegas, the leading Olsbergs MSE Ford rallycross team has its sights set on a fourth-consecutive championship title.

    Rookie Joni Wiman, who pilots th
  • 2015 ACURA TLX EARNS 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ RATING  2015 ACURA TLX EARNS 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ RATING

    TLX equipped with AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies for increased road sensing capabilities

    11/04/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The all-new 2015 Acura TLX, equipped with the latest generation of advanced Acura safety technologies, has received the h
  • BMW GROUP ACHIEVES A STRONG THIRD QUARTER

    Group revenues in third quarter at € 19.6 billion

    Profit before financial result rises to € 2.26 billion

    Automotive segment EBIT margin improved to 9.4%

    Nine-month Group revenues up to € 57.7 billion

    Nine-month Group EBIT increased to € 6.95 billion

    Nine-month EBIT margin of 10.2% for
  • HONDA PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT ENGINES ON DISPLAY AT SEMA  HONDA PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT ENGINES ON DISPLAY AT SEMA

    ◾Ladder of HPD engines featured, from karting to Indy car
    ◾Indianapolis 500-winning Honda Dallara centers display
    ◾B-Spec HPD Fit demonstrates range of available products

    11/04/2014 - LAS VEGAS -- Today Honda Performance Development (HPD) will feature nearly a dozen racing products at th
  • GENERAL MOTORS OFFERS SENIOR UNSECURED NOTES

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today it has launched an offering of senior unsecured notes in 10-, 20- and 30-year tenors. GM intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes toward the expected redemption of the Series A Preferred Shares on or after Dec. 31, 2014
  • FORD ISSUES FIVE SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

    Ford is issuing five safety recalls in North America. In one instance, there is one accident attributed to a condition. No injuries are attributed in any of these conditions. Details are as follows:

    Ford issues safety recall for certain 2014 Transit Connect vehicles in North America for fuel and
  • NISSAN REPORTS NET INCOME OF $2.30 BILLION FOR FIRST HALF OF FY2014

    YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the six months to September 30, 2014.

    In spite of volatile economic conditions in several markets, Nissan benefited from strong demand for new products, rising sales in the key North American market, and the fav
  • ‘WOOD' YOU LIKE TO SIT DOWN?  ‘WOOD' YOU LIKE TO SIT DOWN?

    Chevrolet Suburban concept tailgating package features salvaged wood table

    LAS VEGAS – A custom tailgating package built into the Chevrolet Suburban Premium Outdoors concept features a handcrafted table and benches made of recycled wood salvaged from purposefully deconstructed Det
  • VOLKSWAGEN INAUGURATES COMPONENTS PLANT IN NORTH CHINA

    ◾Production of energy-efficient transmissions starts in Tianjin
    ◾New gearbox generation in China
    ◾DQ 380 satisfies demands for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies
    ◾107th Group plant meets highest quality and environmental standards

    At its Tianjin components plant in North Chin
  • FORD RACING AND ROUSH PERFORMANCE DELIVER 600+ HORSEPOWER WITH NEW 2015 MUSTANG SUPERCHARGER KIT  FORD RACING AND ROUSH PERFORMANCE DELIVER 600+ HORSEPOWER WITH NEW 2015 MUSTANG SUPERCHARGER KIT

    ◾Ford Racing and Roush Performance co-developed a new supercharger kit for 2015 Mustang GT
    ◾Kit comes complete with all hardware and exclusive calibration to produce 600+ horsepower
    ◾Supercharger kit to be offered exclusively through Ford dealers, Roush Performance retail channels, and through ind
  • GOODYEAR TO PRESENT AT GOLDMAN SACHS INDUSTRIALS CONFERENCE

    AKRON, Ohio, November 3, 2014 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today said it will webcast its presentation at the 2014 Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference in Boston on November 12.

    Laura K. Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will provide a business overvie
  • BATTERY TENDER ANNOUNCED AS TITLE PARTNER FOR 2015 MAZDA MX-5 CUP  BATTERY TENDER ANNOUNCED AS TITLE PARTNER FOR 2015 MAZDA MX-5 CUP

    BFGoodrich Tires Returns & 2015 Schedule Announced

    IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 -- Mazda Motorsports is thrilled to announce that global, market-leading technology brand Battery Tender joins the Mazda MX-5 Cup as title partner. For 2015, the series will be known as the 'Battery Te
  • TANNER FOUST'S RAUH-WELT BEGRIFF VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE TO BE UNVEILED AT SEMA  TANNER FOUST'S RAUH-WELT BEGRIFF VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE TO BE UNVEILED AT SEMA

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (November 3, 2014) - A Volkswagen Beetle that represents a collaboration between Volkswagen rallycross driver Tanner Foust and famed Porsche tuners RAUH-Welt Begriff is set to be unveiled this week at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

    The Tanner Foust Racing ENEOS RWB Beetle will
  • THREE FORD FIESTA STS IN THE HUNT FOR THE RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

    LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 3, 2014– They say the best title fights take place in Las Vegas. And this week, there's an epic battle shaping up on a temporary course at The LINQ Hotel and Casino.

    The Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) driver championship will come down to an all-out title fight Wedn
  • 1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57C WINS ‘BEST OF SHOW' AT 2014 HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE 1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57C WINS ‘BEST OF SHOW' AT 2014 HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

    The coveted 'Best of Show' and 'People's Choice' honors were awarded today at the 13th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
  • 2015 Camaro Commemorative Edition Debuts at SEMA 2015 Camaro Commemorative Edition Debuts at SEMA

    Chevrolet revealed the 2015 Camaro Commemorative Edition at the SEMA Show today. The special edition celebrates the success of the fifth-generation Camaro – which is on track to be America's best-selling performance car for five consecutive years – and marks the final year for the fifth generation. The special edition goes on sale this spring.
  • 2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT by Gordon Ting/ Beyond Marketing 2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT by Gordon Ting/ Beyond Marketing

    In its eighth year at the SEMA Show, Lexus brings the highly-anticipated and all-new 2015 RC coupe and NX crossover to the ultimate aftermarket audience. The custom builds will be on display at the Lexus display area as well as locations around the Las Vegas Convention Center.
  • Chevy Colorado Performance Concept Enables Adventure Chevy Colorado Performance Concept Enables Adventure

    Motocross legend Ricky Carmichael has the perfect go-anywhere transporter in the all-new Chevrolet Colorado for his motorcycle, mountain bike and the gear that goes with them.

    Carmichael teamed with Chevrolet to develop the Colorado Performance concept to illustrate the lifestyle-supporting capability of Chevy's new midsize pickup truck. It debuts this week at the SEMA Show, the world's largest trade show of automotive performance and personalization.
  • FORD FUSION, ESCAPE, EXPLORER, TRANSIT CONNECT POST RECORD SALES; LINCOLN HAS BEST OCTOBER IN SEVEN YEARS

    ◾Ford Fusion posts best October sales ever – the car's sixth straight month of record performance and best year-to-date sales results since launch in 2005
    ◾Ford Escape posts best-ever October performance and record year-to-date sales; Ford Explorer has best October sales results since 2004
    ◾Ford T
  • 1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57C WINS ‘BEST OF SHOW' AT 2014 HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE  1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57C WINS ‘BEST OF SHOW' AT 2014 HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

    Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance attendees select 1929 Chrysler Model 75 Dual Cowl Phaeton for People's Choice Award

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The coveted 'Best of Show' and 'People's Choice' honors were awarded today at the 13th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival
  • VOLVO CARS' GLOBAL SALES UP 12.6 PER CENT, GROWTH IN CHINA, EUROPE AND US

    Global sales of 40,680 cars, up 12.6 per cent versus October last year
    ◾Volvo Cars' 16th consecutive month of growth
    ◾Year-to-date sales of 379,880 cars, an increase of 9.5 per cent versus 2013

    Volvo Cars posted a 16th consecutive month of retail sales growth in October, with China, Europe and
  • AUTODESIGNO AND 'CARS OF CHARACTER' SET A NEW STANDARD

    November 3, 2014 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- AutoDesignO's flagship event, 'Cars of Character', redefines how professionals explore automotive design, bringing outside amazing concept and preproduction cars, and offering visual presentations on a theater big screen. The event at Warner Brothers Stud
  • CHEVROLET COLORADO IMPRESSES EARLY CUSTOMERS  CHEVROLET COLORADO IMPRESSES EARLY CUSTOMERS

    New midsize truck fitting into customers' lives

    DETROIT – The all-new Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup truck, which went on sale a few weeks ago, is proving a perfect fit for the lives of online learning developer Ann Lorenzo and her husband Albert in Omaha, Neb.

    'Albert knew
  • NISSAN GROUP REPORTS OCTOBER 2014 U.S. SALES

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for October 2014 of 103,117 units, an increase of 13.3 percent over the prior year and an October record.

    Nissan highlights:
    ◾Nissan Division set an October record with 94,072 sales in the month, a year-over-year incr
  • INFINITI REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR OCTOBER 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti today reported sales of 9,045 vehicles in the U.S. during October.

    Sales of the Infiniti Q50 sport sedan were up 16 percent for the month, while deliveries of the updated Q70 luxury performance sedan were up 18.2 percent. For 2015, the Q70 adds a new long-wheelb
  • HONDA DIVISION BREAKS ANOTHER MONTHLY SALES RECORD IN OCTOBER

    Honda Division has its best-ever October sales—up 5.5 percent on delivery of 105,745 new cars and trucks
    ◾All-new Acura TLX sales reach nearly 5,000 units in October, driving an overall 7.9 percent increase for the brand
    ◾Honda CR-V smashes previous October record with 29,257 sales, an increase of
  • ROBBY GORDON WINS FIRST OF TWO RACES AT MGM IN LAS VEGAS  ROBBY GORDON WINS FIRST OF TWO RACES AT MGM IN LAS VEGAS

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 1, 2014)- Robby Gordon capitalized on an uncharacteristic mistake by IndyCar veteran E.J. Viso and won Saturday's SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at the MGM Resorts Village. The same Stadium Super Trucks will conclude their 2014 season Thursday ni
  • AUDI SCORES 22 POINTS IN BATTLE FOR WEC TITLE IN CHINA  AUDI SCORES 22 POINTS IN BATTLE FOR WEC TITLE IN CHINA

    • Audi remains the runner-up in the manufacturers' world championship
    • Le Mans winners Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer second again in the standings
    • Di Grassi/Duval/Kristensen achieve fifth place in the race

    Ingolstadt/Shanghai, November 2, 2014 – Audi just missed out on a podium plac
  • CHRYSLER GROUP'S WARREN STAMPING PLANT LATEST TO EARN WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING BRONZE DESIGNATION

    ◾Warren Stamping becomes seventh North American Plant to earn bronze
    ◾Ranking rewards improvements in safety, quality and productivity
    ◾WCM implementation has saved the Company more than $1 billion since June 2009

    October 31, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC's Warren Stamp
  • PROTOTYPE CHALLENGE ADDED TO 2015 CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX

    Virginia International Raceway Maintains Spotlight On GT Le Mans, GT Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge (PC) class will compete for the first time on Detroit's Raceway at Belle Isle in a 2015 schedule adjustmen
  • FORD SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN FESTIVAL AT SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM  FORD SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN FESTIVAL AT SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

    About Ford's Inflatable Safety Belt Technology

    Ford Motor Company will participate in a two-day festival celebrating American innovation presented by the Smithsonian Institution in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Patent and Trademark Office. Ford is one of 10 companies s
  • ROLLS-ROYCE PADDINGTON SET FOR GLOBAL UNVEIL IN LONDON'S BERKELEY SQUARE  ROLLS-ROYCE PADDINGTON SET FOR GLOBAL UNVEIL IN LONDON'S BERKELEY SQUARE

    One of Britain's best-loved children's characters, Paddington Bear, has been given a Rolls-Royce Bespoke makeover as part of the Paddington Trail: an initiative that seeks to raise vital funds for the NSPCC ahead of the much anticipated UK release of the Paddington film on November 28.

    Giles Tayl
  • THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI IS NAMED YAHOO AUTOS CAR OF THE YEAR  THE 2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI IS NAMED YAHOO AUTOS CAR OF THE YEAR

    After a week of testing by the experts at Yahoo Autos, the Golf GTI beat out a field of 16 other cars

    Herndon, VA — Today, the 2015 Golf GTI was named the 'Yahoo Autos Car of the Year.' The seventh-generation GTI beat 16 other contenders, from economy hatchbacks to luxury sedans t
  • Classic 24 Hour adds Vic Elford.

    Sportscar and rally legend 'Quick' Vic Elford is to join the very stout line up of drivers attending the Classic 24 Hour.
    Star drivers will be participating in Driver Panels Friday

    In 1967 Elford was European rally champion in a works Porsche 911. Among other victories he won the
  • Lexus Shatters Limits with First-Ever RC Coupe and RC F Performance Coupe  Lexus Shatters Limits with First-Ever RC Coupe and RC F Performance Coupe

    Automaker's latest performance vehicles introduced in new marketing campaign

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2014) — To announce the first-ever RC 350 sport coupe and RC F performance coupe, Lexus today launches a comprehensive marketing campaign that showcases the vehicles across a va
  • VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS OCTOBER 2014 SALES

    • October sales total 30,313 units, representing a 7.8% increase over October 2013
    • The all-new Golf delivered 2,351 units for the month, marking a 101 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous October
    • The Golf GTI delivered 1,724 units, a 67.1 percent increase
    • Jetta sedan de
  • Audi achieves 46th consecutive monthly U.S. sales record in October 2014

    - Audi now on track for fifth-consecutive annual U.S. sales record
    - Demand for the all-new Audi Q3 was strong for the month
    - All-time best October sales of Audi Certified pre-owned vehicles

    HERNDON, Va., November 3, 2014 – Audi reported that its October 2014 sales increased 16.5% to
  • Toyota Motor Sales Reports 6.9 Percent Increase in October

    TORRANCE, Calif. (November 3, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total October 2014 sales results of 180,580 units, an increase of 6.9 percent from October 2013.

    Highlights include:
    •RAV4, Highlander and SUV sales set October records
    •Camry sales up 14 percent o
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    On-Track Success of Tundra Drivers Yields Championship

    FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 3, 2014) -- Tundra driver Kyle Busch's victory in Friday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway enabled Toyota to clinch its seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) manufacturer's championship i
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    •SUVs set October records
    •Camry sales up 14% with launch of 2015 model
    •Lexus posts 12th straight month of year-over-year gains

    TORRANCE, Calif. (November 3, 2014) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total October 2014 sales results of 180,580 units, an increase of 6.9 percent from
  • HIGHEST MONTH OF THE YEAR GIVES MERCEDES-BENZ BEST-EVER YEAR-TO-DATE SALES VOLUME

    November 03, 2014 - MONTVALE, N.J. -- Mercedes-Benz today reported its highest sales month of the year with 28,593 vehicles sold. Despite marginally lagging behind October 2013 (which was fueled by the launch of the company's new entry-level CLA) by 4.9%, the month's volume propelled the comp
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    ◾The all-new Chrysler 200 achieves a 'Best Buy' seal in its first year, joining six repeat Consumers Digest award winners from Chrysler Group
    ◾Chrysler Town & Country earns 'Best Buy' award
    ◾Dodge Durango and Grand Caravan receive honors
    ◾Fiat 500 awarded a 'Best Buy' in Subcompact segment
    ◾Jeep
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    - Mazda6 and CX-5 Set Monthly Sales Records -

    IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported October U.S. sales of 18,798 vehicles, representing a decrease of 4.8 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through October are up 8.1 percent versus l
  • HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS OCTOBER SALES

    ◾All-new 2015 Genesis sedan sales up 53 percent
    ◾CUV segment up 43 percent for the month

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America today announced October sales of 50,081 units, down 6 percent versus the same period in 2013.

    'While we struggled in a couple of segmen
  • VOLVO ANNOUNCES OCTOBER SALES

    ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Nov. 3, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 3,972 units for the month of October, a 1.4 percent increase month-over-month. Year-to-date sales are down 8.2 percent versus the first ten months of 2013.

    The top seller for October was the
  • PORSCHE REPORTS OCTOBER SALES – UP 11.2% FOR THE YEAR COMPARED TO 2013

    U.S. Porsche dealers sell 3,667 vehicles in October, 39,033 year to date

    Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-d
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS POSTS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF YEAR-OVER-YEAR SALES INCREASES

    ◾Best October sales since 2008
    ◾Sales are up a full 30.5 percent from last October
    ◾Best-ever October sales for Outlander Sport

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) posted its eighth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases thanks to a strong sales month in October with vehic
  • SUBARU OCTOBER 2014 SALES, BEST OCTOBER EVER

    Sales up 25 percent year-over-year
    ◾Best Legacy sedan month ever
    ◾Best Outback, Forester, WRX/STI and XV Crosstrek September ever
    ◾Seventh consecutive month that Subaru brand sales exceed 40,000 sales
    ◾35th consecutive month of year-over-year growth

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of Ameri
  • KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD OCTOBER SALES

    Soul EV Retail Deliveries Begin in California; Year-to-Date Sales Up 7.4 Percent

    IRVINE, Calif., November 3, 2014 – Following the best third quarter performance in company history, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced record October sales of 44,694 units, led by high demand fo
  • AUDI ACHIEVES 46TH CONSECUTIVE MONTHLY U.S. SALES RECORD IN OCTOBER 2014

    ◾Audi now on track for fifth-consecutive annual U.S. sales record
    ◾Demand for the all-new Audi Q3 was strong for the month
    ◾All-time best October sales of Audi Certified pre-owned vehicles

    HERNDON, Va., November 3, 2014 – Audi reported that its October 2014 sales increased 16.5% to 15,15
  • HYUNDAI RESOLVES U.S. EPA INVESTIGATION OF 2012 FUEL ECONOMY RATINGS RESTATEMENT

    Automaker's New Fuel Economy Testing Program Approved by EPA in October 2012

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 – Hyundai today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) to resol
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC REPORTS OCTOBER 2014 U.S. SALES INCREASED 22 PERCENT; BEST OCTOBER SALES SINCE 2001

    ◾55th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
    ◾Chrysler, Jeep®, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each post sales gains in October compared with same month a year ago
    ◾Jeep brand sales up 52 percent; best ever October sales
    ◾Nine Chrysler Group vehicles record best ever October sales
    ◾Chrysler 2
  • PORSCHE TO REPLACE HOOD LOCK BRACKET ON 4,428 TWO-DOOR VEHICLES WORLDWIDE

    Recall after internal quality check – affected customers will be contacted directly

    Atlanta. As a precautionary measure, Porsche is conducting a voluntary safety recall to replace the lock bracket on the front hood of 4,428 two-door sports cars worldwide, of which 1,382 are in the
  • GM POSTS ITS BEST U.S. OCTOBER SALES SINCE 2007  GM POSTS ITS BEST U.S. OCTOBER SALES SINCE 2007

    ◾Buick has its best October since 2003
    ◾Chevrolet Cruze up 51 percent; best October for Silverado since 2007
    ◾Best October for GMC Sierra since 2001

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 226,819 vehicles in the United States in October for the company's best October
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    Though only 40 inches, the Ford GT40 would be packed with everything that would make it great and iconic. But, it would take time. Therefore, those within the program believed in what they were doing, but they thought they could do even better. What was the thought? What if the extreme performance of Ford's Ferrari-killer could be combined with an aesthetically pleasing design making it available for production and the road?