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McLaren P1 LM Sets 6Min 43Sec Nurburgring Lap Time
Over the past eleven months, as the five P1 LM production cars have been built, the identical prototype XP1LM road car has been testing. During the final phases at Nurburgring Nordschleife, XP1LM achieved a fastest lap of 6.43.2. After setting this new lap record, the car then drove directly from Nurburgring back home to the UK.
SVO Unleashes Jaguar XE SV Project 8: The Most Extreme Performance Jaguar Ever
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) today announces the most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar: the new XE SV Project 8. A prototype version of the 600PS Jaguar sports sedan offering supercar performance has now undertaken its debut test at the gruelling Nürburgring Nordschleife, adorned with an exclusive camouflage created by SVO Design.
2017 Genesis G90 Named New England Motor Press Association's Best Luxury Winter Vehicle
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 25, 2017 – The New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) has recognized the 2017 Genesis G90 as a winner of the Best Luxury Winter Vehicle Award. Today, winners were recognized during NEMPA's annual meeting and banquet at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M
Renault Celebrates 40 Year Formula 1 Anniversary
Renault is proud to start the 40th anniversary celebrations of its Formula 1 debut over the course of this weekend's Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix.
Renault's Formula 1 debut came at the 1977 British Grand Prix where Jean-Pierre Jabouille unleashed the first-ever turbo-charged Formula 1 car, the RS01. Jabouille will be reunited with the RS01 to drive laps of the Monaco track on Friday 26th May.
Aston Martin Vulcan Set To Fly At Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb
- Aston Martin Vulcan to take on historic hill climb at Shelsley Walsh
- World's oldest motorsport venue plays host to 'British Racing Green' event
25 May, Shelsley Walsh: Aston Martin is set to fly up the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, as the iconic British brand has confirmed the attendanc
New Volkswagen Crafter Offered With No-Cost Servicing Deal
•Customers placing orders for new Crafter will receive two inclusive services
•Offer is part Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles' 'Working with You' promise
•Services guarantee workmanship from a qualified Van Centre technician
•Offer available on vehicles ordered by 2 July 2017 (registered by 30 Sept
FCA Fleet And Business In The Fast Lane At Company Car In Action 2017
•FCA Fleet and Business to attend Company Car in Action at Millbrook Proving Ground on 13-14 June
•Fiat, Jeep, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Fiat Professional models available to test drive
•Fast laps with professional drivers available in Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio and Abart
H.R. Owen Welcoming UK's First Lamborghini Centenario To Iconic Lamborghini London Showroom
•H.R. Owen's world-famous Lamborghini London dealership is welcoming the UK's first Lamborghini Centenario on Saturday 27 May
•The ultra-exclusive model is set to cause pandemonium upon its arrival at the South Kensington dealership at 4pm, before it relocates to its new home with an H.R. Owen cust
Maidstone MG Lays Building Blocks For Success With New £1 Million Showroom
This week, Maidstone MG officially opened the doors to its all-new, £1 million showroom in Parkwood. To celebrate the launch, the award-winning dealer is offering customers £500 of free fuel for every new MG GS and MG3 purchased from 22nd May, until 4th June 2017, making an already great motoring de
First Appearance And Details Of All-New Mégane Renault Sport At Monaco Grand Prix
•Public debut for All-New Mégane Renault Sport around Monaco's famous Grand Prix street circuit, driven by Renault Sport F1 Team driver Nico Hülkenberg
•For the first time, customers will be able to choose between manual or EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) transmissions
•All-New Mégane R.S. will be unv
JD Classics Returns From Faultless Mille Miglia
•JD Classics has returned from Italy's legendary Mille Miglia for the third year as gold sponsor – the only classic car specialist in the world to have such an association
•An expert team of technicians kept all ten of JD Classics' customer-supported entries running faultlessly for the gruelling 10
Volley Of Peugeot 208 Models Arrive At The Home Of British Tennis Thanks To Jamie Murray
•PEUGEOT UK Ambassador Jamie Murray has handed over a fleet of PEUGEOT 208 hatchbacks to the Lawn Tennis Association
•PEUGEOT and British Tennis aim to enrich lives and promote enjoyable fitness
•PEUGEOT 208s will become competition prizes in a major national promotion
British tennis ace and P
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Qualifies 2nd For Nürburgring 24 Hours
•Aston Martin Vantage GT8 to start second in SP8 category
•Team on track after trouble-free qualifying sessions
•Drivers delighted by consistent running in dry conditions
Friday 26 May, Nürburgring: Aston Martin Racing will start the 2017 ADAC Nürburgring 24 Hours from second position in
MG Car Club Brings Its Biggest Ever Racing Grids To Silverstone For MGLive!
The MG Car Club is bringing its biggest ever racing grids to Silverstone for the annual MGLive!, celebration, held on 17th and 18th June, with more cars battling it out for those all important championship points as they head to the mid-way point of the motorsport calendar.
With 16 races over the
McLaren P1 LM Sets 6Min 43Sec Nurburgring Lap Time
In June 2016, the P1 LM was launched at Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it became the fastest road car to tackle the Goodwood Hill.
Over the past eleven months, as the five P1 LM production cars have been built, the identical prototype XP1LM road car has been testing. During the final phases at
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Set To Complete Back-To-Back Schedule Of Pirelli World Challenge Races
CRP Racing and Black Swan Racing Mercedes- AMG GT3 Teams Continue SprintX Championship Pursuit at Lime Rock Park
May 25, 2017 -- Lakeville, CT -- A pair of Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams will compete in the third race weekend on the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Sprint
Sales Launch For The Newly-Developed BMW M4 GT4
BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, together with Dirk Adorf (GER), who was heavily involved in the testing of the car as development driver, launched the sales phase during an exclusive customer event at the Nürburgring (GER). The BMW M4 GT4, which is ready for use thanks to a comprehensive starter package, will cost 169,000 Euros (plus VAT).
The BMW Concept 8 Series. Unadulterated Dynamics And Modern Luxury – The Essence Of A BMW Coupe
The BMW Group is using this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este to unveil the BMW Concept 8 Series, the essence of a modern-day BMW coupe wrapped up in an enthralling design study. The study car will serve as a taster of a forthcoming BMW model – the new BMW 8 Series Coupe, slated for launch in 2018 and part of the biggest model offensive in the company's history. The NÚMBER ONE > NEXT strategy sees the BMW Group aiming to significantly increase sales and revenues in the luxury class, and the BMW 8 Series Coupe plays an important role here. 'The number 8 has always represented the pinnacle of sports performance and exclusivity at BMW,' explains Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG Harald Krüger. 'The forthcoming BMW 8 Series Coupe will demonstrate that razor-sharp dynamics and modern luxury can go hand-in-hand. This will be the next model in the expansion of our luxury-car offering and will raise the benchmark for coupes in the segment. In the process, we will strengthen our claim to leadership in the luxury class.'
Briggs Automotive Company And The Isle Of Man Government Unleash First-Ever BAC Mono Police Car
•Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has joined forces with the Isle of Man Government and provided the world's first BAC Mono police car
•BAC works closely with the Isle of Man to perfect the unique driving characteristics of its single-seater supercar and even hosts annual Mono Experience Weekends on
Sales Launch For The Newly-Developed BMW M4 GT4
BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, together with Dirk Adorf (GER), who was heavily involved in the testing of the car as development driver, launched the sales phase during an exclusive customer event at the Nürburgring (GER). The BMW M4 GT4, which is ready for use thanks to a comprehensive sta
GM STATEMENT ON DURAMAX DIESEL
'These claims are baseless and we will vigorously defend ourselves. The Duramax Diesel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra comply with all U.S. EPA and CARB emissions regulations.'
Aston Martin Reports Extremely Strong Q1 Results
Revenues more than double to £188.3m
Retail sales up 100% vs. prior year
•Revenues more than double to £188.3m with retail sales up 100% vs. prior year
•Sevenfold increase in underlying EBITDA to £43 million
•Strong cash generation of £55.7 million from operating activities
Chevrolet Becomes Official Vehicle Of Little Caesars Arena
Continues as the official vehicle of the Detroit Red Wings
DETROIT — Chevrolet and Olympia Entertainment today announced an expansion of their partnership making Chevrolet the official vehicle of the all-new Little Caesars Arena. Chevrolet has been the official vehicle of the Detroi
2017 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Named NEMPA's Official Winter Vehicle Of New England
Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep® Brands Receive Top Honors from New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) at Annual Winter Vehicle Competition
•2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk named Best in Class — Compact Affordable SUV/Crossover
•2017 Chrysler Pacifica named Best in Class — Minivan/People Mover
2017 Ford Freedom Award Presents More Than $20,000 In Scholarships, Prizes To Winners Of Student Essay Contest
•More than 1,700 Michigan students attended the Ford Freedom Award Scholar's Experience
•Essay contest winners were awarded more than $20,000 in scholarships and prizes
•19th annual Ford Freedom Award celebrates 'Talents That Unite! How African Americans Bring Diverse Communities Together Across A
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Trio Leads Early Highlights For Auctions America's Auburn Fall Sale
• Auctions America announces Auburn Cord Duesenberg trio as exciting early highlights for annual Auburn Fall sale, August 31 – September 3
• A Labor Day tradition for over 45 years, event set to bring more than 750 quality automobiles and thousands of enthusiasts to Indiana's historic Auburn Auctio
Nissan Kicks Off New UEFA Champions League Campaign #Gettherewithginola
•#GetThereWithGinola competition challenges UK football fans to prove how much they want to go to the UEFA Champions League Final with French football legend David Ginola
•Nissan social media competition invites entrants to demonstrate original, ambitious and creative feats via pictures and videos
Subaru And Caravan And Motorhome Club Launch Member Offer
Subaru and the Caravan and Motorhome Club have teamed up to offer the Club's members a Caravanning Accessory Pack free of charge when they purchase a Subaru Forester or Outback.
The pack worth consists £1,400 worth of Subaru accessories; a tow bar, 13 pin electrics kit, full size spare wheel and
Four Ultra-Rare Modern Ferraris Coming To City Concours
•London's new City Concours will be hosting a display of four ultra-rare modern Ferraris from supercar dealer Romans International
•A Ferrari 458 Speciale, 458 Speciale A, 599 GTO and 599 SA Aperta will be lined up as part of the Romans display
•The cars are each finished in a special Rosso Corsa
Subaru WRX STi To Participate In Nürburgring 24-Hours
Subaru is pleased to announce that its motorsports subsidiary, Subaru Tecnica International (STI), will participate in the 45th Nürburgring 24-Hour Race to be held at the Nürburgring in the Eifel region of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on May 25-28, 2017, entering a vehicle based on Subaru WRX STI.
Drift Stars To Compete For The First Time On The Famous Hillclimb
Following the huge response to the drift stars and their cars at last year's Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard, more of these lively, smoky and smelly drifters will be returning to Goodwood from June 29th – July 2nd to thrill and delight the crowds once again, this time with a new twist.
'Puff The Magic Wagon' Features In This Year's Line-Up For The Forest Rally Stage 2017
The Forest Rally Stage at the top of the Goodwood Hillclimb offers spectators the rare chance to see both historic and contemporary rally cars carving their way through the challenging unpaved tree-lined stage.
Highlights this year will include a celebration of '20 years of the World Rally Car re
2017 Monaco Grand Prix - Preview
Battle continues with Round Six of the 2017 season from the Circuit de Monaco
·Toto Talks Monaco
·Featured this Week: Monaco – One of a Kind (Includes Driver Video)
·Stat Attack: Monaco and Beyond
Toto Talks Monaco
'It's always good to come away from a race weekend with a poin
Revealing A Secret From The Nürburgring Nordschleife
Cyan Racing remained at the Nürburgring Nordschleife after last year's FIA World Touring Car Championship race to perform a secret test.
The objective was to take the performance of the Volvo S60 Polestar road car as far as possible.
The result was record-breaking and the learnings were so imp
Daimler Lays Foundation For One Of The Biggest And Most Modern Battery Factories In The World
·Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, welcomes Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Minister President of Saxony, Stanislaw Tillich, at Daimler subsidiary ACCUMOTIVE in Kamenz.
·Investment of around one billion euros in the worldwide
Mercedes-AMG opens redesigned showroom
The new-look Mercedes-AMG showroom in Affalterbach has opened after a twelve-week refurbishment. The new racetrack-themed design focuses on the fifty-year-old sports car and high-performance vehicle brand's roots in motor sports. This is clear straight away from the special mastic asphalt floor cove
The new S-Class: Sales of the luxury saloon commence
Fuel consumption combined: 9.3 – 5.5 l/100 km, Combined CO2 emissions: 209 - 145 g/km *
Stuttgart. In 2016 the Mercedes-Benz S-Class was the best-selling luxury saloon worldwide. Now the flagship model has been comprehensively modernised and is confirming its role as a technological t
Road America Hosts Verizon IndyCar Test Session Plus Caffeine and Gasoline Special Event June 14th
- Midwest Car Buffs Unite to Show Off Their Passions and Projects -
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., May 25, 2017 - Road America fans and car aficionados are invited to experience the Verizon IndyCar test day on Wednesday, June 14.
Anyone with an advance ticket to the Verizon IndyCar Series Kohler Gran
All-New Ford Expedition Makes Towing And Backing Up Trailers Easier Than Ever
•All-new Ford Expedition features class-exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ that makes it easier for drivers of all skill levels to back up a trailer like a pro; launching a boat or parking a trailer in the driveway is now as easy as turning a knob
•Got a big boat for a big family? Expedition has
Stylish, Swift And Comfortable: The 2018 Acura RDX Arrives In Showrooms Tomorrow
May 25, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2018 Acura RDX arrives in dealer showrooms tomorrow with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting at $35,800. The stylish, swift and comfortable RDX offers a polished yet dynamic driving experience, room for five adults and a long list of
2017 Kia Soul Featured On Kelley Blue Book'S Kbb.Com 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 List
Soul's Fun and Funky Personality Recognized Once Again on KBB.com's Top-10 list
•Stylish urban runabout keeps things cool thanks to being 'fun-to-drive and fun to own'
•Soul appears on KBB.com's annual list for the 6th year in a row
IRVINE, Calif., May 25, 2017 – Kia Motors Americ
Renault Celebrates 40 Year Formula 1 Anniversary
Renault icons take to the track in Monaco
Renault is proud to start the 40th anniversary celebrations of its Formula 1 debut over the course of this weekend's Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix.
Renault's Formula 1 debut came at the 1977 British Grand Prix where Jean-Pierre Jabouille unleashed t
$55.6 Million At Dana Mecum's 30th Original Spring Classic
Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 as 1,665 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company's 30th anniversary auction. With 1,208 vehicles hammering sold for an excellent 73-percent sell-through rate, the auction was deemed a smashing success and became the highest-grossing Original Spring Classic auction in the event's 30-year history as overall sales totals reached more than $55.6 million.
2018 GMC Yukon Denali Elevates Style, Refinement
GMC is elevating the 2018 Yukon Denali lineup with styling and trim enhancements, as well as a new, advanced 10-speed automatic transmission.
Newport Car Museum to Officially Open its Doors on June 1
Newport Car Museum officially opens its doors for the first time on June 1 and is already well on its way to becoming a marquee attraction for visitors to New England as well as a regional gathering place for those passionate about automobiles. A private collection of some 50 automobiles at the museum focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art.
Renault Zoe Named A Game Changer At Autocar Awards 2017
•Renault ZOE recognised with Autocar's 'Game Changer' award
•ZOE now provides range of up to 250 miles (NEDC) – the longest of any mainstream electric vehicle
•Autocar Award builds upon several recent awards for ZOE
•ZOE available from £14,245 (after Plug-in Car Grant)
•ZOE Z.E.40 available from
Vauxhall Sets Date For 2017 Heritage Centre Open Day
•Luton-based Heritage Centre opens its doors to the public for their annual open day
•Free admission for all
Luton – Vauxhall Motors' 114 years of history will be laid bare next month as well as celebrating 60 years of the Vauxhall Victor.
On Sunday, June 11 Vauxhall's strong collecti
Volkswagen Golf GTi Is Autocar Readers' Champion
•Iconic Volkswagen hot hatch voted Autocar readers' favourite
•Golf also celebrates honestjohn.co.uk and DieselCar awards
•Updated Golf continues model's 40-year success story
Milton Keynes – Volkswagen's iconic Golf GTI has been named the Readers' Champion in a huge online poll by influ
Ford Dealers Now Offer Servicing And Parts For All Vehicle Makes In Europe With New Omnicraft Brand
•Ford dealers in Europe can now service or supply parts for all makes of non-Ford vehicles following Ford's launch of a new Omnicraft brand of replacement parts
•The 2,000 most commonly requested parts including oil filters and brake pads are available at launch, with more to follow
•Omnicraft – t
Ford Fiesta ST200 Named Britain's Best Affordable Driver's Car
•Autocar presents second award in as many years to Ford Performance models
•Increases number of UK awards for top-selling Ford Fiesta to over 60
Silverstone, Northants, 24 May, 2017 -- The Ford Fiesta ST200 has been crowned Britain's best affordable driver's car under £30,000 at this
Northern Powergrid And Nissan Sign An Industry Leading Partnership
Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the network that keeps the lights on for 3.9 million homes and businesses across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, and the leading electric vehicle manufacturer Nissan have signed an industry-leading partnership.
The two organisa
A World First As Salon Privé Gets Set To Host Two Spectacular Concours Within One Event
•Salon Privé is the UK's longest-standing, professionally-judged Concours event; now in its 12th year, organisers have added a second stand-alone Concours spectacular at Blenheim Palace
•Chubb Insurance-sponsored Concours d'Elégance returns and includes a rare and stunning Horch 853A Special Roadst
Doubles Hero Jamie Murray Welcomes New Partner – The All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV
•PEUGEOT UK Ambassador Jamie Murray takes delivery of his All-New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV
•Murray's PEUGEOT 3008 SUV is a GT Line PureTech 130, featuring PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® and Focal® Premium Hi-Fi Option
•Doubles champion picked up his new car at the Lawn Tennis Association HQ
PEUGEOT Ambassador and
SsangYong Musso Pick-Up Racing Heads To Silverstone
Weekend of 3 & 4 June for the second round of motorsports' newest race series
The SsangYong Musso Pick-up Racing Challenge - UK Motorsports' newest race series, will line-up for three races plus qualifying at the second of six meetings this year at Silverstone on Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 Jun
Progress Suzuki Blossoms With New Dealer In Letchworth Garden City
•Letchworth in Hertfordshire chosen for third Progress Suzuki dealership in UK
•Opening of new Suzuki sales location after extensive refurbishment of former retail premises
•Seven-car showroom on Icknield Way features full model line-up in contemporary and spacious surroundings
Suzuki GB PLC i
Jaguar XJ220 Royalty To Join Silver Jubilee Celebrations
•Supercar masterminds Jim Randle and Keith Helfet to head 25th anniversary parade
•Inspirational duo visits Don Law Racing in build-up to Silverstone Classic
•Invitations for remaining members of the famous 'Saturday Club'
•All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance
Final Test For Hyundai I30 N During The Nürburgring 24-Hours Race
•Two i30 N models, close to series production, will be competing in the most challenging race prior to the model's launch in the second half of 2017
•Engineers from the Hyundai Motor R&D Centre in Namyang, South Korea, are to take part as technical expert drivers
•The two i30 N vehicles will under
The Peugeot 208 WRX Out To Celebrate Rallycross Jubilee In Style
Round five of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship takes Team Peugeot Hansen to Lydden Hill, Kent, England, where the sports very first meeting was held 50 years ago. Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen will be keen to extend the team's run of three straight podium finishes to add to the anniversa
Ford Issues Two Safety Compliance Recalls In North America
DEARBORN, Mich., May 24, 2017 – Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety compliance recalls in North America. Details are as follows:
Ford issues safety compliance recall for certain 2017 Ford F-150, Explorer and Super Duty vehicles for inadequate welds in driver seat back frames
Hyundai Santa Fe Recognized For Used Car Value And Driver Experience By Cargurus
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 24, 2017 – The 2013 to 2016 model years of Hyundai's Santa Fe have been named best used car for the Full-size Crossover/SUV in CarGurus' first annual Best Used Car Awards. The award recognizes the best recent-year used models across seven categories and takes into
2018 Odyssey Minivan On-Sale Tomorrow; Delivers Ultimate In Family-Friendly Performance, Comfort And Connectivity
•More powerful engine, advanced new transmissions and extensive body redesign combine to deliver class-leading performance and cabin quietness
•Odyssey provides ultimate family flexibility and connectivity with available new
Magic Slide™ seats, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, CabinWatch™ and CabinTalk™ technologi
Lamborghini Huracán Performante Takes Autocar Innovation Award 2017
Sant'Agata Bolognese/London, 24 May 2017 – The Huracán Performante has been awarded the Innovation Award by the UK's Autocar magazine. The presentation was made to Board Member for Research and Development, Maurizio Reggiani, in an event at Silverstone circuit, which coincided with Lamborghin
Newport Car Museum to Officially Open its Doors on June 1
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (May 24, 2017) – Newport Car Museum officially opens its doors for the first time on June 1 and is already well on its way to becoming a marquee attraction for visitors to New England as well as a regional gathering place for those passionate about automobiles. A private coll
8 Great Cars at Russo and Steele Newport Beach
Scottsdale, Arizona (May 24, 2017) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts. ™ At Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions, it's far more than a tagline. It's a lifestyle. We are gearing up to deliver that passion to Southern California for our fifth annual Newport Beach auction at the Newp
Rare & Important Pre-War Sporting Cars Head To Bonhams' Greenwich Auction
The 10th anniversary sale outside New York City promises an impressive line-up
Bonhams is delighted to announce that it has been selected to offer several early automobiles of significance at its Greenwich, Connecticut auction on June 4th.
Unheard of by many is a rare Rickenbacker. Produc
$55.6 Million At Dana Mecum's 30th Original Spring Classic
Smashing Success at Company's Landmark Anniversary Auction
WALWORTH, Wis. – May 24, 2017 – Mecum Auctions made history May 16-20 as 1,665 classic and collector cars from 37 states crossed the auction block for the company's 30th anniversary auction. With 1,208 vehicles hammering sold
Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and Pebble Beach Automotive Week Events Change Dates in 2018
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (May 24, 2017) — The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will take place next year on Sunday, August 26, 2018. The one-time move from the third to fourth Sunday of August makes room for the United States Amateur Championship to be held at Pebble Beach Golf Links from August
Volkswagen Intends To Almost Halve Environmental Impact Of Production By 2025
•Goals of the brand's ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
•45 instead of 25 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production and solvent emissions aimed for, compared with 2010
•Production Board Member Thomas Ulbrich: 'We are on the way to the resource
Volkswagen Premieres At Largest GTi Meet
•Near-production prototype of the new up! GTI1 celebrates world premiere at Wörthersee as new member of the GTI family
•First Golf GTI wins special award as most influential car of all time in Great Britain
•Golf GTE Performance Concept2 with 272 PS plug-in hybrid drive system
Peter Scrheyer Wins Autocar's Sturmey Award For His Design Revolution
•Sturmey Award recognises a decade of change at Kia and Hyundai
•Schreyer commended for his 'clean-sheet' challenge at Kia
•Autocar recognise he transferred his philosophy to Hyundai
Ten years after Peter Schreyer was recruited to change Kia's entire design strategy and turn the marque into a
2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Dates Announced
MONTEREY, Calif., May 24, 2017 — Dates for the 2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion have been moved one week later from their traditional third weekend to August 23-26, 2018. The 2018 United States Amateur Championship returns to Pebble Beach the week prior, thereby prompting the move. Dat
Dodge Announces Pricing For 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the most powerful muscle car ever with 808 horsepower, starts at a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $84,995 (including $1,700 gas guzzler tax, excluding $1,095 destination). Challenger SRT Demon owners who want to unleash its full potential at the drag strip – and its full 840 horsepower and 770 lb.-ft. of torque – can do so for $1 (MSRP).
New Renault Captur
•Bolder, more assertive look, closer in style to its Renault crossover siblings Kadjar and Koleos
•More luxurious and refined interior
•New top-of-the-range Signature S Nav version
•More connected, R-LINK now compatible with Android Auto™
•Front parking sensors, Blind Spot Warning, Hands-Free Pa
Downton-Tuned 1966 Austin Cooper 998 On The Block At Classic Car Auctions
•Well-documented 1967 'Touring' conversion complete with detailed Downton invoices and records.
•Only 70 miles covered since a recent full mechanical restoration to strictly original specifications.
•Offered for sale with an estimate of £35,000 to £40,000 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on S
Ford Mustang Is Best-Selling Sports Car On The Planet; 15,000 Mustangs Sold In Europe In 2016
•Ford Mustang became the best-selling sports car in the world in 2016, according to IHS Markit global automotive registration data, including more than 15,000 orders in Europe
•Over 4,500 Mustang's sold in U.K. since 2015 launch
•Regions including Europe and China fuel global Mustang sales growth
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Debuts New 2.0-Liter Tsi® Engine That Is Right Sized For Power And Efficiency
HERNDON, VA (May 23, 2017) — The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives in dealerships this summer powered by the most advanced version ever of Volkswagen's EA888 four-cylinder engine. The updated version of the benchmark EA888 four-cylinder, turbocharged and direct-injection engine uses an i
Dodge Announces Pricing For 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon — Owners Can Unleash Full Power For $1
New Dodge Challenger SRT Demon starts at a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $84,995 (including $1,700 gas guzzler tax, excluding $1,095 destination); Demon Crate and options available to owners for $1
•Exclusive, personalized and serialized Demon Crate offers component
Custom Cars and Hot Rods take to the field Saturday June 3 at Greenwich Concours
GREENWICH, Conn. (May 23, 2017) - Saturday, June 3, at the two-day (June 3-4) 2017 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn., will feature the popular Hot Rod and Custom Car classes, children's cars and Supercars of the world. The day will end with a gala
Mazda3 Named #1 On Kelley Blue Book's 2017 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 For The Fourth Year In A Row
The compact Mazda3 does it again and again and again… and again. For the fourth time in a row, Mazda3 has taken the No. 1 spot on Kelley Blue Book's 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000. Remarkably, Mazda3 has appeared on KBB.com's annual affordable cool cars list every year since the car's inception 14 ye
Aston Martin Claims Silverware At 2017 Autocar Awards
Tuesday 23 May, Silverstone: Aston Martin has claimed top honours at this year's prestigious Autocar Awards, taking home the 'Game Changer' award with its bold new addition to the illustrious 'DB' bloodline, the DB11.
The award, which celebrates cars that bring new, higher standards to the
Volkswagen Jetta Named One Of Kbb.Com's 10 Coolest Cars Of 2017
Volkswagen's best seller honored for driving dynamics and upscale interior
Herndon, VA (May 23, 2017) — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is proud to announce that the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta has earned a spot on Kelley Blue Book's 10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000 of 2016 list. The annual lis
Veloster One Of The 'Coolest Cars Under $18K' According To Kelley Blue Book
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 23, 2017 – In another recognition of its delivering both value and fun for drivers in the compact category, Hyundai's 2017 Veloster has been honored by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com with inclusion in its annual '10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000' list. As one of Kelley B
Alfa Romeo Giulia Is A 'Game Changer'
•Alfa Romeo Giulia named a 'Game Changer' at 2017 Autocar Awards
•Lauded for its 'incredible performance and exciting handling'
•The Giulia is available to buy now from £29,550 OTR
The Alfa Romeo Giulia has been named a 'Game Changer' at the 2017 Autocar Awards as it has signalled 'a complete t
Seat Ateca Honoured By Autocar With 'Game Changer' Award
•Autocar honours the new SEAT Ateca in its 2017 awards as a 'game changer'
•Judges rate the Ateca as instantly the best in its class, outperforming well-established rivals including the Nissan Qashqai
•Ateca at the heart of SEAT's brand transformation, leading a massive new product offensive that
Wolfsburg Apprentices Present First GTi That Also Features Electric Drive System At Wörthersee Meeting
•Premiere 1: Golf GTI First Decade combines 410 PS (300 kW) petrol engine with 12 kW electric motor for rear and all- wheel drive
•Premiere 2: Apprentices from Saxony present their Golf GTE Estate impulsE with 165 kW hybrid system rating
Wolfsburg / Zwickau / Maria Wörth – Tomorrow (Wedne
2018 Equinox: Doing More With Less
Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsive and more refined driving experience. Combined with this weight loss, the all-new body was designed and optimized for top safety ratings.
Victories For Bushell & Colburn In Oulton Park's Renault UK Clio Cup Races
Mike Bushell (Tunbridge Wells) and James Colburn (Worthing) were the winners of this weekend's two Renault UK Clio Cup rounds at Cheshire's Oulton Park. Bushell leaves the Cheshire venue with a sizeable lead in the championship as it now moves to the Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire for its next two
Shedden And Halfords Yuasa Racing Storm Into Championship Lead
•Sublime victory sends Shedden back to summit of BTCC standings
•Podium hat-trick makes team-mate Neal top scorer of weekend
•Honda Civic Type R proves to be very potent package in Cheshire
Reigning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden kept his title defence firmly on-track a
All-New Nissan Micra's 1.0-Litre Engine Offers Exceptional Performance And Running Costs
•Highly efficient 71PS entry level petrol model at retailers for demonstration drives
•Will account for approximately 20% of Micra sales
•Launch line-up of three Micra engines now complete
•All-new Micra features expressive design, uplifting interior and confident drive
Paris, France (May
Renault e.Dams Win The Paris ePrix
Renault e.dams enjoyed a successful Qatar Airways Paris ePrix with Séb Buemi claiming his fifth win of the season from six races. Nico Prost was fifth with both drivers enjoying a strong race which finished under safety car conditions.
Earlier this morning, in cold temperatures, Seb Buemi topped
Audi Scores One-Two Victory At Motorsport Festival
•Jamie Green wins at the Lausitzring in front of Mattias Ekström
•Second victory in fourth race for the new Audi RS 5 DTM
•Five Audi drivers in top seven positions on Sunday
What a Sunday for Audi at the Lausitzring motorsport festival! In front of an impressive crowd, Jamie Green and Mattias E
Bungled Saturday At Formula e Race In Paris
•Daniel Abt misses sixth place with technical defect on last lap
•Di Grassi remains runner-up in drivers' standings in spite of difficult weekend
•Squad looks ahead to two home races three weeks from now in Berlin
Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport remains without fortune and, consequently, withou
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London Welcomes Unique 1 Of 1 Dawn Mayfair Edition To Iconic Berkeley Square Showroom
•H.R. Owen's world-famous Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London dealership has commissioned a completely unique 1 of 1 Rolls-Royce Dawn
•The Dawn Mayfair Edition celebrates H.R. Owen's 85 years of expertise in the area and features several bespoke touches – including the world's first Dawn copper dashboard
Spring Classic At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Offers Fresh Take To Vintage Racing Movement
MONTEREY, Calif., May 21, 2017 — Sometimes one must fall back in order to spring forward. At the inaugural Spring Classic, run groups of vintage race cars from series popular in '70s, '80s, and '90s revved back to life on the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit to the delight of motorsports ent
Million Euro Castle-Find Mercedes Leads The Pack At Bonhams Spa Classic Sale
Today, 21 May, saw Bonhams triumph once again at its fourth Spa Classic Sale, held at the legendary Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Belgium. The deafening roar of 250 GTOs, McLaren F1s and 300SLs at full throttle around the track provided the perfect background for the sale, which saw an impressive 80
Volkswagen Returns For Third Consecutive Year As The Automotive Sponsor Of Food Network Star
The all-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV serves the thirteen finalists in a variety of ways throughout the season.
Herndon, VA – Volkswagen of America, Inc., announced today its return as the official automotive sponsor of the new season of Food Network Star, premiering Sunday, June 4th at
Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Continues Podium Streak In Louisville Thriller
After an exciting, rain-affected event, Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver Scott Speed picked up a third-place finish in Red Bull Global Rallycross's first visit to Louisville.
Herndon, VA — Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross was in strong form again at the second race of the 2017 R
Pirelli World Challenge Sprintx Race At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Cancelled
Cadillac Racing packs and heads to Lime Rock Park
The second race of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) was cancelled this afternoon.
The weather at CTMP took a turn for the worse as the cars were lined-up on the false grid ready to
Georgia Tech Students Win Toyota And Net Impact's National Competition With App Concept For People Who Use Wheelchairs
Next Generation Mobility Challenge Inspired Millennials to Solve Mobility Issues
Winning students will have Summer Internships through Net Impact in Partnership with Toyota to Develop their Idea
Plano, TX (May 22, 2017) – Earlier this year, a team of students at Georgia
Honda Proving Center Returns To Operation
•Renovated proving grounds in Mojave Desert tests Honda and Acura products
•Facility is one of Honda's two U.S. testing grounds
May 22, 2017 - CANTIL, CA -- Back in full operation as a testing ground for future Honda and Acura products, the renovated Honda Proving Center (HPC) is once a
2018 Equinox: Doing More With Less
Leaner, stronger body is foundation for a nimbler, safer driving experience
DETROIT — Crossovers become more agile when they drop some weight. For the redesigned 2018 Equinox, shedding nearly 400 pounds —approximately 10 percent of its mass — pays dividends in a nimbler, more responsi
Capps Wins Fourth Straight In All-Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Final At Topeka
•Ron Capps wins 29th annual NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka for 53rd career Funny Car victory and fourth in a row
•Capps and Matt Hagan compete in all-Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car final round
•Three Funny Cars featuring Mopar HEMI® power appear in semifinals
•Leah Pritchett puts
Sebastian Eriksson Captures First Global Rallycross Series Victory For Honda
•Takes First in Photo-Finish Louisville Final
•Olsbergs MSE Finds Speed and Consistency In Tough Conditions
•Honda Tied For First Place In Manufacturers' Championship
FULL BROADCAST REPLAY: http://stream.nbcsports.com/nbc/?pid=32596
May 21, 2017 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Sebastian
Points Hat-Trick For Panasonic Jaguar Racing In The Paris ePrix
Saturday 20 May 2017, Paris:
Panasonic Jaguar Racing made it a hat-trick of points-scoring races in the centre of the French capital today. Drivers Mitch Evans and Adam Carroll finished in P9 and P15 respectively, scoring two championship points in the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix.
Automobili Lamborghini: Paint Plant For The Urus SUV Confirmed At Sant'Agata Bolognese
The new facility will be operational by the end of 2018
•The building will cover more than 10,000 sqm
•Up to 200 new job hires once the full plant production capacity is reached
Sant'Agata Bolognese, 22 May 2017 – Automobili Lamborghini continues development of its production site, announcing c
Michigan Science Center Unveils New $1.44M Toyota 4D Engineering Theater
Dynamic space showcases transformative and exciting world of STEM
DETROIT, May 22, 2017 – Today, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) unveiled the new Toyota 4D Engineering Theater (TET). The theater is designed to inspire the next generation of
Toyota Research Institute Explores Blockchain Technology For Development Of New Mobility Ecosystem
Collaboration with MIT Media Lab and other partners fosters open source software tools
Blockchain helps to securely share driving and autonomous vehicle testing data, manage ride and car share transactions and store vehicle usage information
NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 — The
Mercedes-Benz Announces Pricing On All-New Smart Fortwo Electric Drive
Mercedes-Benz to offer one of the most affordable electric cars on the market
May 22, 2017 -- Atlanta -- Mercedes-Benz USA today announced pricing for the 2017 smart fortwo electric drive coupe and cabrio. Arriving in U.S. dealers this summer, the smart electric drive coupe will sta
Vauxhall's Scrappage Scheme Is Back With £2,000 Towards A New Car
•£2,000 Scrappage Allowance offered towards the cost of a new Vauxhall
•Option to combine scrappage allowance with one of Vauxhall's flexible finance offers
Luton – Vauxhall is making its range of cars even more affordable with the return of its popular Scrappage Allowance Scheme. The pr
Wörthersee Gti 2017, Preview, Part 2: 10Th Apprentices' Gti Is Set For Wörthersee Premiere
•App premiere: prototype from Sitech and Electronic Development of Volkswagen Components and allows intuitive settings for the driver's seat
•Anniversary premiere: Wednesday, May 24 in Austria
Wolfsburg– Volkswagen plant Wolfsburg, Quality Assurance, Final Vehicle Inspection. 13 apprentic
Home Podium Delight In Paris For DS Virgin Racing
•Podium finish for Jose Maria Lopez, as Argentinian secures second at the Paris ePrix
•Second consecutive fastest lap for Sam Bird
•DS Performance delights sell-out crowd
A second place finish for Jose Maria Lopez in the Paris ePrix, and a second consecutive fastest lap for Sam Bird, saw DS Vi
Nicola Adams And Jake Humphrey Stand Up To Cancer With Hyundai's World-First Contactless Car
•Hyundai Motor UK has launched its world-first Contactless Car at an event at King's Cross station with the help of its brand ambassadors, Double-Olympic Champion Nicola Adams and TV presenter Jake Humphrey
•The car, a zero-emission IONIQ, is part of Hyundai's #DriveTheRebellion fundraising campaig
BMW LSO Open Air Classics 2017 Attracts Thousands To Trafalgar Square
BMW LSO Open Air Classics 2017 attracts thousands to Trafalgar Square. Free open air concert with rising star of the piano Behzod Abduraimov.
London. The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) gave a free, open-air concert to a crowd of thousands in London's Trafalgar Square yesterday, in
Target Achieved For Craig Breen
Craig Breen and Scott Martin finished Rally de Portugal fifth overall, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT's highest-placed crew. All four of the team's Citroën C3 WRCs made it to the end of the season's sixth round.
The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team crews went into the final day of Rally
Volkswagen Showcases Future-Oriented Group It Projects
•Quantum computing, virtual concept car and digitalized workplace are among the topics of this year's Group IT Symposium
•HR and IT Board Member Dr. Blessing: 'IT is one of the innovation drivers within the Group.'
Wolfsburg, May 19, 2017 – Future-oriented projects and innovations of Vol
One-two victory at the Lausitzring: 'Pink Panther' Lucas Auer wins from Robert Wickens
Strong team performance at the Lausitzring: Five of the six Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM drivers in the Top Ten
·Lucas Auer (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM BWT) secures his third DTM victory one year after his maiden victory in the DTM at the Lausitzring
·Robert Wickens (Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Mercedes me) i
Race Winners Decided on Second Day of Spring Classic at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Travis Engen leads winners with vintage enduro event victory
MONTEREY, Calif., May 20, 2017 — The racing at the inaugural Spring Classic vintage car race and historic motorcycle exhibition became noticeably more spirited during the second of three days of action at Mazda Raceway La
Aston Martin And Tom Brady Unite Introducing 'Category Of One: Why Beautiful Matters'
Aston Martin today announces the start of a new long-term partnership with Tom Brady, record-breaking National Football League star and one of the most renowned and respected athletes of all time.
World Premiere Of A New GTi: First Up! GTi Is A Tribute To The Original GTi
A circle closes 41 years after the debut of the first Golf GTI: at this year's GTI Meet at Lake Wörthersee (24 to 27 May), Volkswagen is presenting a compact, sporty car very much in the spirit of the original GTI
•the new up! GTI. The concept and power output of the 85 kW / 115 PS up! are broadly in line with the Golf GTI MkI presented in 1976 that had 81 kW / 110 PS. The near-production concept car pays tribute to this icon
Bolder 2018 Acura TLX Arrives In Showrooms Next Month With Class-Leading Technology And Enhanced Style
May 18, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif.
•Bold new style inspired by Acura Precision Concept
•New A-Spec variant adds dynamic dimension, distinct style and performance character to TLX V6
•TLX leads segment with AcuraWatch™ technologies now standard
The refreshed 2018 Acura TLX performance luxur
Toyota Takes Commanding Championship Lead After Olympus Win
Rally RAV4's Durability Proves Decisive as Rivals Drop Out
Torrance, Calif., May 17, 2017— The Rally RAV4 piloted by Ryan Millen won the 2WD class at the Olympus Rally for the second straight year, this time by a final margin of victory of well over seven minutes.
The win makes
Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Aims To Keep The Winning Momentum Going In Louisville
Herndon, VA — Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross started the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross season at a gallop in Memphis, taking a dominant one-two finish with drivers Scott Speed and Tanner Foust. The reigning champions and perennial frontrunners are aiming to preserve that strong form this w
BMW, Mazda, Subaru And Toyota Announce Settlement Of Takata Economic Loss Claims
Miami (May 18, 2017) — BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota (the automakers) today announced agreements to resolve economic loss claims in the Takata multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the United States. The programs offered in these agreements are intended to increase recall remedy completion rates
Ford Driving Skills For Life Returns To Tazewell County Illinois, Marking 10 Years Of Collaboration To Save Teen Lives
•Award-winning Ford Driving Skills for Life provides 110 newly licensed drivers with advanced training to help save lives at Tazewell County hands-on event in Illinois
•Program marks 10 years of working with law enforcement, schools and state officials as part of Operation Teen Safe Driving
Seat Ateca Reigns Supreme In Honest John Awards 2017
•SEAT Ateca named HonestJohn.co.uk Car of the Year 2017
•Suzuki Baleno 1.0 BoosterJet wins REAL MPG accolade
•Dacia Logan MCV is 'Most Highly Rated Car' by HonestJohn.co.uk readers
•Awards given to cars in 17 different categories.
Last week's Eurovision Song Contest may have baffled its winner
Hat's The Way To Do It: Superb And Octavia Take Top Honours At The 2017 Honest John Awards
•Superb and Octavia named Best Family Car and Best Estate by Honest John
•Both models generated more online activity than any other cars in their sector
•Honest John praised both the Superb and Octavia's practicality, value and high quality
Milton Keynes, 18 May 2017. ŠKODA is celebratin
New Dacia Logan MCV Awarded Most Highly Rated Car In Honest John Awards 2017
•New Dacia Logan MCV named Most Highly Rated Car at Honest John Awards 2017
•New Logan MCV awarded after receiving the most positive owners' reviews over the past 12 months.
•Readers praised it for excellent value, low running costs and spacious interior
•The UK's most affordable estate car is pr
E-Class Scoops 'Best Premium Large Car' Title At 2017 Honest John Awards
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been awarded the 'Best Premium Large Car' title at this year's Honest John Awards.
Krishan Bodhani, Head of smart and Product Management, Mercedes-Benz Cars UK, said: 'The E-Class is one of our biggest selling models – we've sold over 10,300 so far this year – so we'
Seat Ateca Is Honest John'S Car Of The Year
•SEAT Ateca, brand's first crossover, collects its 10th major UK title in just 10 months –'Car of the Year 2017' at Honest John Awards and also takes 'best crossover' title
•Award determined by the huge volume of public interest in and support for the Ateca on the honestjohn.co.uk website
Mazda MX-5 Named Most Popular Convertible At The 2017 Honest John Awards
•Honest John names the Mazda MX-5 Most Popular Convertible in annual reader generated awards.
•Awards recognise which cars Honest John readers search for the most on the site.
•The Mazda MX-5 convertible is available from £19,495 on-the-road.
The Mazda MX-5 has added to its considerable awards
Baleno - Good Honest Fuel Consumption
With low fuel consumption becoming even more important these days, Suzuki is pleased to announce that the Baleno was voted the Best Real MPG Performer at the HonestJohn.co.uk awards ceremony held in London on the 18th May.
The award arose from the 'Real MPG' section of the HonestJohn.co.uk websit
Honda HR-V Wins Honest John Small Crossover Award
The Honda HR-V has underlined its position as one of the UK's most popular crossovers with an impressive category win in the 2017 Honest John Awards.
The world's best-selling compact SUV triumphed in the hotly contested Small Crossover category after clocking up more online searches than any othe
The Multi-Award Winning Hyundai i10 Defends Most Popular City Car Title At The 2017 Honest John Awards
•Hyundai Motor wins Most Popular City Car for the i10 at 2017 Honest John Awards for fourth consecutive year
•i10 praised by users of HonestJohn.co.uk for its low running costs, refinement and five-year warranty
High Wycombe, 19 May 2016 – Hyundai Motor UK claims Most Popular City Car for
More Immersive, More Interactive And More Innovative: Van Experience Live 2017
Welcoming all van owners and operators, Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd is once again utilising the legendary Millbrook Proving Ground to play host to Van Experience Live, the ultimate test drive, from 20-30 June 2017.
The UK's largest event of it's kind is set to welcome almost 3,000 guests, who will
Morgan Pits Aero 8 Against Muscle Biplane In Knife-Edge Drag Race
Friday 19 May 2017, Malvern:
World War 1 fighter pilot and Morgan owner Albert Ball once remarked that his pre-war Morgan Three Wheeler was 'the closest thing to flying without leaving the ground.' – Since that time, Morgan sports cars have been thrilling drivers around the world with their uniqu
Expertly Restored 'Holy Grail' VW Camper For Auction
•One of only a handful of right-hand drive 1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Campervans made.
•An example of an exacting restoration over three years using original parts only.
•To be offered with a sale estimate of £45,000 to £55,000 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 10th
The Škoda Karoq: New Compact SUV With Lots Of Space And State-Of-The-Art Technology
•Design: modern dynamic SUV design language
•Powertrains: four new engines, powerful and efficient TSI and TDI
•Chassis: state-of-the-art technology, up to five driving modes and special Off-Road mode
•Driver assistance systems: extended range for increased safety and comfort
•ŠKODA Connect: inf
BAC Celebrates Show-Stopping Weekend On The Isle Of Man As Mono Mania Grips The Island
•Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) recently took to the Isle of Man for a festival of track and road fun behind the wheel of the Mono supercar
•An army of 12 Monos hit the island as part of a special customer experience weekend, enjoying de-restricted and closed roads around the stunning island with
Renault UK Clio Cup Junior Confirms Revised Four-Event Calendar For 2017
The Renault UK Clio Cup Junior championship for 14-17 year old drivers has announced a revised calendar for 2017 with the eventual winner receiving a free registration into the senior Renault UK Clio Cup – a prize worth almost £18,000.
UK Clio Cup Junior's inaugural championship will now include
Pure Racing Atmosphere At Audi's Record Appearance At The Nürburgring
•Eleven current customer racing cars at the endurance classic
•Fourth overall victory for Audi in the crosshairs
•Racing you can touch: fans involved in branding
Ingolstadt, May 19, 2017 - A new record for Audi at the Nürburgring: at the 24-hour race, never have more teams relied on Audi
Aston Martin And Tom Brady Unite Introducing 'Category Of One: Why Beautiful Matters'
•Tom Brady and Aston Martin enter new long-term partnership
•Brady will collaborate with the British luxury brand on a new content series entitled Category of One, to premiere later this year
•Tom Brady pictured with new Aston Martin DB11
19 May 2017, Gaydon: Aston Martin today announc
Ford Sync 3 Update Brings Android Auto And Apple Carplay Software Support To 2016 Vehicles
•Ford SYNC 3 software update brings support for Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay to model-year 2016 vehicles
•Customers can update by downloading the software to a USB drive, visiting a dealership or over-the-air via a Wi-Fi connection
•This is Ford's first software update via Wi-Fi and offers a co
Volkswagen Debuts 2017 Enthusiast Vehicle Fleet At SOWO: The European Experience In Savannah, Georgia
From Beetle to Golf Alltrack, Volkswagen of America's concept car fleet is inspired by the diverse interests of the brand's enthusiasts
Herndon, VA — With the summer enthusiast season just around the corner, Volkswagen of America, Inc. will unveil its enthusiast show fleet for 2017
Ford Invests $350 Million, Creates Or Protects 800 Jobs, Adding New Fuel-Efficient Transmission To Michigan Plant
•$350 million Livonia Transmission Plant upgrade supports production of a new transmission; investment creates or retains 800 hourly jobs
•New transmission provides better fuel efficiency and performance for future Ford vehicles
•Ford has announced more than $2.25 billion in new investments in Mic
FCA US Files For Diesel Vehicle Certification
May 19, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US announced today it has formally filed an application for diesel vehicle emissions certification with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2017 model-year (MY) Jeep® Grand Cherokee and R
Two Additional Prominent Collections Join the Line Up in Newport Beach at Russo and Steele!
Scottsdale, Arizona (May 16, 2017) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts.™ Much more than a tagline, it's our lifestyle. One that infuses all aspects of our auction events. Fresh off a thrilling, action packed and highly memorable Scottsdale auction event, Russo and Steele looks to move our 17t
BMW : May News In Brief
•New 520i and 525d engines join BMW 5 Series Saloon line-up.
•BMW 5 Series Touring: three new engines and additional specification.
•BMW 725d – the first four-cylinder 7 Series Saloon in its history.
•Updates to BMW 1 Series and 3 Series, including addition of new M Sport Shadow edition to line-u
Quirky Seventies Japanese Hatchback For Sale At Classic Car Auctions
•Possibly one of only three left in the UK, an immaculate 1.3L Honda Civic 125 Manual goes under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions' Sale on June 10th.
•Only one registered owner since leaving the Harrogate Honda dealer 39 years ago.
•With just 8,600 miles on the clock, its sale estimate is £5,000
Updated GTi Performance And New Evo Engine Join The Comprehensive Volkswagen Golf Line-Up
•Hottest GTI: updated Golf GTI Performance opens for order
•Frugality plus power: new 1.5-litre EVO engine debuts
•New engine joins Golf hatch and Golf Estate ranges
Milton Keynes – Volkswagen's updated Golf features one of the most comprehensive engine line-ups of any model in the UK. N
BMW Group Classic At The Mille Miglia 2017
Munich. The Mille Miglia was the toughest endurance race in the world for three decades. Since 1988, it has been held as a reliability and regularity race for historic automobiles. It is a veritable feast for classic fans who line the 1000 mile route through Northern Italy in large numbers. A
Here They Come! Full Range Of All-New Fiesta Models To Succeed UK's Top-Selling Car Roll Off Assembly Line
COLOGNE, Germany, May 18, 2017 – Production of right-hand drive Fiestas – the UK's best-selling car – has begun in Cologne, Germany.
'We have taken this iconic small car's lovable, fun and sporty-to-drive character to the next level, with a greater choice of models than ever and with adva
Volvo Cars To Start Assembly Operations In India This Year
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, announced today that it will start vehicle assembly operations in India in 2017. This positions the company for further growth in the fast-expanding premium car segment in India.
The assembly operations will be located near Bangalore in southern India and focus
All-New Picanto Customers To Receive One-Year Free Insurance
•Free year of insurance for all-new Picanto customers
•4.9 per cent APR finance also available with an additional £500 PCP deposit contribution
•All-New Picanto starts from only £9,450
Kia Motors (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce yet another reason to take ownership of an all-new Picanto, follow
Audi Showcases Fully Integrated Android Operating System In Q8 Sport Concept
Android and associated apps debut on the Audi SUV showcar at Google I/O
•New, open system architecture for in-car infotainment
•Fully integrated HMI solution featuring Android presented on the Q8 sport concept technology platform
•New streaming services include Spotify, Google Play Music a
Ford Transit, Winnebago Help Revive Van-Based Motorhome Segment And Build Loyal Followers
•After double-digit growth in 2016, van-based motorhomes are projected to become the fastest-growing segment in the motorhome industry for 2017; Ford Transit-based Winnebago Paseo is a newcomer in the Class B segment
•Paseo and Fuse motorhomes are the latest Winnebago products built on a Ford platf
Stefano Domenicali Addresses: 'The Future Of The Motoring Enthusiast'
Sant'Agata Bolognese/Palo Alto, CA, 17 May 2017 – Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Automobili Lamborghini, spoke at a 'garage talk' discussion on 'The Future of the Motoring Enthusiast' at Stanford's Center for Automotive Research.
Domenicali discussed the evolving
DS Virgin Racing Prepare To Electrify Paris
•DS Virgin Racing is ready to shake things up at the Paris ePrix - the manufacturer's home race
•The team is ready for the 6th round of the 2016/2017 FIA Formula E Championship, and is looking to take full advantage of the speed and capability of its DSV-02 electric race car.
DS Virgin Racing is
The New Volkswagen Arteon
Innovative assistance systems in detail – part 3: 'Adaptive cruise control ACC' looks ahead
•'ACC' in the Arteon is able to integrate speed limits and bends for the first time
•Predictive assistance system uses camera and navigation system
Wolfsburg – The Arteon is a gran turismo,
Alfa Romeo And FCA Heritage At The Mille Miglia 2017
•The 35th historic re-enactment of the most famous road race of all time will take place from May 18 to 21.
•Alfa Romeo is the Automotive Sponsor of the event for the third year in a row.
•The Alfa Romeo Historic Museum will be sending three of its crown jewels: the 6C 1750 Gran Sport (1930), the
Renault Kangoo Z.E.: A Future Of Never Plugging In Electric Vehicles?
Renault partners with Qualcomm Technologies and Vedecom to demonstrate dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging (DEVC) - 20 kilowatts charging at a speed of 62miles per hour (100kmh)
VERSAILLES —May 18, 2017 — Renault today demonstrated dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging
MG Gears Up For Further Expansion In Northern Ireland With Dealer Appointment
MG Motor UK has made another significant step forward in its national dealer development strategy, with the appointment of Greg Mitchell MG.
Established in 2006, the Strabane-based dealership provides vehicle servicing, MOT provision, body repair and computerised diagnostics for motorists nation
General Motors Restructures International Markets To Strengthen Global Business Performance
•GM India to focus on export manufacturing
•Isuzu Motors to purchase GM South Africa light commercial vehicle manufacturing operations
•Chevrolet to be phased out of Indian and South African markets
SINGAPORE – General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced key restructuring actions in its GM
Mercedes-Benz Energy And Vivint Solar Team Up To Bring Automotive Battery Innovation To U.S. Residential Solar Market
Exclusive collaboration marks entrance of Mercedes-Benz Energy products into U.S. market
May 18, 2017 – LEHI, Utah and SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable
The New BMW M5 With M xDrive
The new BMW M5 (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km 26.9 mpg imp; CO2 emissions combined: 241 g/km) is the most exciting and emotionally enthralling high-performance sedan from this model range ever released by BMW M. The sixth generation of this fantastically sporty machine will be launched in 2017 complete with the M xDrive system, whose all-wheel-drive technology enables the business sedan's dynamic prowess to be experienced in even greater depth. Quite apart from its notably enhanced performance, the new BMW M5 also boasts far greater everyday practicality and supreme poise. It therefore constitutes another evolutionary step in every respect for an exceedingly successful vehicle concept that first emerged in 1984 with the launch of the original BMW M5.
ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Package Leads 2018 Camaro Lineup
The ZL1 1LE — the ultimate Camaro track-day model — leads the 2018 Camaro lineup, taking the track-focused 1LE legacy to an unprecedented level. With racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires,* the ZL1 1LE represents the most extreme track-focused Camaro to date.
2017 Spanish Grand Prix – Sunday
Mixed emotions after tense Barcelona battle, as Lewis claims victory but Valtteri retires
·Lewis took his 55th career victory today – his second at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, and second of the 2017 season.
·Valtteri experienced his first retirement as a Silver Arrows driver with a
Next big occasion of the season: Motorsport Festival Lausitzring
Following the successful season opener in the home race at Hockenheim, Mercedes-AMG Motorsport now head for the Lausitzring which has been a happy hunting ground for the team in recent years.
·The joint event for the DTM and ADAC GT Masters is being held for the second successive year at the Lausit
An ever increasing number of car2go customers use carsharing transnationally in Europe
·The number of cross-border rentals has increased in the first quarter of 2017 by 80 percent to 33,000 journeys
·Europe-wide roaming enables the simple use of car2go at home and abroad
Stuttgart – An increasing number of travelers is using free-floating carsharing from car2go. In the firs
20 years of the luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz: Off-roader for day-to-day driving and adventure
It was twenty years ago that Mercedes-Benz presented the M-Class in Tuscaloosa (Alabama/USA). Following the traces of the legendary G-Class, the precursor to today's GLE successfully marked the brand's entry into the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment. At the same time, both vehicles provided the b
DS 7 Crossback Chosen For Emmanuel Macron's Inauguration Featured Many Bespoke Elements With Great Attention-To-Detail
•New picture images show the attention-to-detail of the DS7CROSSBACK driven at the ceremony of the inauguration of new French PresidentEmmanuel Macron
•The Ink Blue DS 7 CROSSBACK was specially-personalised with many handcrafted bespoke features
•A fully-retracting roof allowed the new President w
Classic Mazda Museum Opens In Germany
•First facility of its kind outside Japan opened to the public in Augsburg, Germany on the 13th
•With 45 classic Mazda vehicles, the museum features key models from Mazda's history.
•The museum was created by local Mazda dealer Auto Frey.
Bringing alive the illustrious history of an unconventio
New Jaguar XF Sportbrake Begins Journey To Wimbledon
•Prototype new Jaguar XF Sportbrake driven to world's most remote tennis court for a special selfie
•Location picture answers Andy Murray's question with help from Jaguar and Tim Henman
•New XF Sportbrake will be revealed on 14th June by world number one tennis player, Andy Murray
•Jaguar Is offi
Mini Model Updates, Summer 2017
•MINI model range updated with enhanced cockpit instrument design
•More precise fuel level display, and new control system for MINI Driving Modes and MINI Head-Up Display
•Introduction of Apple CarPlay on MINI Countryman and MINI Clubman
•Alertness assistant introduced on MINI 3-door Hatch, MINI
BAC Continues Global Expansion As Monos Hit The Canadian Market Through Pfaff Automotive Partners
•Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) continues to break new ground across the globe by teaming up with Canadian group Pfaff Automotive Partners
•Pfaff is one of North America's leading dealer groups, and it will now sell BAC's One-of-a-Kind Mono supercar to its track-loving market
•Pfaff signed a limi
Dacia Returns For Rugby League's Thrilling Dacia Magic Weekend
•Dacia is the principle partner of the Betfred Super League's Dacia Magic Weekend (20th-21st May)
•Sponsorship of unique weekend marks Dacia's second year of partnership with the Rugby Football League
•Rugby fans can win money-can't-buy prizes
•Rugby League special edition Dacia Duster, Betfred S
2017 BMW 5 Series Earns IIHS 'Top Safety Pick +'
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 16, 2017… Today the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the 2017 BMW 5 Series a 'Top Safety Pick +', continuing the company's long-standing commitment to offering class-leading safety. The seventh generation BMW 5 Series qualified for the 'TSP+' thanks to its
Coys Consign the Very First 275 GTB/4 For London Auction
1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 – The First Prototype GTB-4A
Coys CEO Chris Routledge says 'The 4-Cam has always been considered the most beautiful 12-cylinder car from Maranello, and it is with some excitement that we are bringing the factory prototype, Chassis No 1 and show car to the market for th
The Wörthersee Gti 2017: Apprentices Design Unique Car Fast And Efficiently Using Digital Technologies
•Wheel rims, paintwork and foils designed on computer
•CAD and 3D printing technology allow tailor-made installation of a high-tech sound system in the rear
Wolfsburg/Maria Wörth – The Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Vocational Training, Hall 103. Screened off by partitions, Volkswagen and
ZL1 1LE Extreme Track Package Leads 2018 Camaro Lineup
DETROIT — The ZL1 1LE — the ultimate Camaro track-day model — leads the 2018 Camaro lineup, taking the track-focused 1LE legacy to an unprecedented level. With racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires,* the ZL1 1LE represents th
The Elegance at Hershey Will Host Its First Cars & Coffee Event
HERSHEY, PA (May 2017) - The Elegance at Hershey will be adding to its weekend of automotive activities in 2017. A Cars & Coffee event, sponsored by LBI Limited, will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, preceding the main event on Sunday. Cars & Coffee is a tradition
Volkswagen Obtains Final Approval Of 3.0L TDi V6 Settlement In The United States
Wolfsburg / Herndon VA, May 17, 2017 – Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (together, Volkswagen) announced today that Judge Charles R. Breyer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has granted final approval to the settlement agreement bet
Mazda Extends Partnership Agreement For Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
IRVINE, Calif. (May 17, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) and the Monterey County Board of Supervisors recently reached a contract agreement for a one-year naming-rights extension for the iconic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca facility. The current partnership will extend through March
In Honor Of Memorial Day Hyundai Doubles Its Military Incentive On SUVs/CUVs
Hyundai Increases Military Incentive to $1,000 on Tucson, Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport Models From May 19 – 31
The National Salute to America's Heroes Presented by Hyundai Is a Two-Day Memorial Day Celebration in Miami May 27 – 28
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 17, 2016 – Spring is a great
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Bring Momentum To Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
CRP Racing and Black Swan Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 Teams Seek Second World Challenge SprintX Wins This Weekend
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams CRP Racing and Black Swan Racing will bring momentum from a pair of Mercedes-AMG GT3 race wins last month in the season-opening Pirell
United States Secretary Of Labor Alexander Acosta Visits BMW Group Apprenticeship Programs In Munich
Munich. During an inaugural visit to Germany, United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today visited the BMW Group's Munich headquarter and manufacturing plant. Secretary Acosta and staff from the Department of Labor were received by Harald Krüger, Chairman of the BMW AG Board of Man
Volvo Cars Announces Pricing For All-New 2018 XC60 And Accepts First Orders
ROCKLEIGH, NJ (May 17, 2017) -- Volvo Car USA has released pricing for the highly anticipated all-new 2018 Volvo XC60. The mid-sized luxury SUV will be available with a T5 turbocharged gas engine producing 250 horsepower with all-wheel drive; a T6 turbo and supercharged gas engine producing 3
Passion For Speed Collection Of Classic Mustangs Ignited By Trade Of Family's Pet Pony For Iconic Pony Car
•Meet the Speeds, whose car collection began with the exchange of their family pet pony for a classic Ford Mustang
•The Speeds buy and restore Mustangs, then use an assortment of Ford trucks, including F-150, plus F-250 and F-350 Super Duty vehicles to transport them to car shows
•The family's col
Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante
The Atalante body style, named for a huntress in Greek mythology, was one interpretation of the 1935 Aerolithe coupe, the prototype that also inspired the Atlantic. Designed by Jean Bugatti as a two-seater sports coupe, the Atalante was among the rarest of the body styles offered by Bugatti on the Type 57 chassis.
£5 Million Of Aston Martins Sold At Bonhams
15 May, 2017, Newport Pagnell: The 18th annual Aston Martin Sale, held at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell and hosted by international auction house Bonhams, achieved over £5 Million last weekend.
One of the surprise stars of the show was a 1996 Aston Martin V8 Sportsman Estate Car, o
April 2017 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sales In Europe
FCA performed better than the European industry average once again in April. Industry sales were down 6.8% year-over-year, reflecting the number of public holidays falling during the month, while FCA posted a decrease of just 0.5% year-over-year. Group market share was up 50 basis points to 7.3%, ma
Napoleon Joins The Veterans As The London To Brighton Goes French
France's role as a motoring pioneer to be celebrated on the 2017 Veteran Car Run
The Royal Automobile Club is proud to announce that the 2017 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox will be creating an Entente Cordiale in November as the event adopts a French flavou
MG3 Style+ Receives Premium Interior Upgrade
MG Motor UK's stylish Supermini, the MG3, has been given a sophisticated new make-over for summer 2017. A premium leather interior now comes as standard, bringing even more luxury and comfort to the top-of-the range, yet still affordable MG3 Style+ model, which was voted a top five Supermini in the
Team Cunningham 24 Hours Of Le Mans Jaguar Lightweight Racer Announced For Bonhams 20Th Anniversary Sale In Carmel
Bonhams is excited to announce a very special leading consignment for a very special anniversary.
This August will be Bonhams' 20th year hosting a collector car auction during the Monterey Peninsula Car Week, and this year's sale promises no shortage of the finest, world-class automobiles.
DS 7 Crossback: Reservations System Now Open Making La Première Limited Edition Model Available To Configure & Order
•DS7 CROSSBACK is first available with an exclusive highly-specified Limited Edition model, only available to order in 2017
•Available to view in high quality to see every detail in DS Virtual Vision at DS Stores
•Configurable online, with saved-code identity to save re-entering details to permit
Consecutive Points Finishes For Panasonic Jaguar Racing In Monaco Debut
Saturday 13 May 2017, Monaco:
Panasonic Jaguar Racing recorded their second consecutive points finish in today's FIA Formula E Monaco ePrix. Mitch Evans and Adam Carroll survived a testing battle throughout the race to finish in P10 and P14, scoring another valuable championship point for
Driver Line-Up Adjustment Toyota Gazoo Racing
Toyota City, Japan, May 16, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota GAZOO Racing can confirm a modified driver line-up to optimise its competitive level in next month's Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi will now share t
Racers And Fans Decend On Road America For The SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend
- Active, Reserve and Retired Military Receive Free Admission With ID -
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., May 16, 2017 - Racing's glorious past will be celebrated May 19 - 21 during the SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend at Road America. The season kick-off event will bring the past back to lif
Subaru Rally Team USA Drivers David Higgins And Travis Pastrana Top Olympus Rally Podium
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru factory rally drivers David Higgins and Travis Pastrana claimed a 1-2 podium finish respectively at Olympus Rally, round three of the 2017 American Rally Association (ARA) championship, held near the Capitol city of Olympia, WA. Three weeks after an intense battle
Racing-Inspired Brand Campaign Heralds New Honda Performance Models
•Highly anticipated Civic Type R and Si models make television debut: https://youtu.be/VTFcoh2kj5I
•Honda's 'Racing Spirit' at the heart of its production vehicles
•Honda has most robust and diverse racing portfolio of any automaker
TORRANCE, Calif. – 'Racing at Heart,' a new brand campa
Own The Best Ever Lotus Elise For A Lot Less
•What Car? ranks Elise as the slowest depreciating performance car
•Latest Lotus Elise lauded with five-star reviews
•Class leading residual values deliver low ownership costs
•Lotus' interest free finance package* available now
It's regarded as one of the best sports cars of its time, and one
Mazda To Sponsor Third-Annual Touge California Japanese Vintage Road Rally
IRVINE, Calif. (May 16, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations has today announced that it is again partnering with Japanese Nostalgic Car, the largest U.S.-based online magazine covering vintage cars and automotive culture from Japan, to sponsor the third-annual Touge California rally. This
Toyota USA Foundation Expands Opportunities In Advanced Manufacturing With $2.35 Million Award
Plano, Texas and Florence, Ky. (May 16, 2017) – Continuing its commitment to preparing teachers and students for the next-generation of jobs, Toyota USA Foundation awarded two grants totaling $2.35 million to Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NA
Audi Shows Integrated Android Operating System
•New, open system architecture for in-car infotainment
•Audi presents the Audi Q8 sport concept technology platform with a fully integrated HMI solution featuring Android at Google I/O developer conference
•The bundled know-how of the community can speed up the development of future in-car apps
Historic Formula One Machines Will Highlight Spring Classic at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca May 19-21
Masters USA brings thrilling vintage series to inaugural event
MONTEREY, Calif., May 16, 2017 — The relaxed atmosphere in the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca paddock at the inaugural Spring Classic vintage car race and historic motorcycle exhibition will stand in stark contrast to the actio
Third Edition of HSR Classic 24 Hour at Daytona to Showcase IMSA GTP and Group C Prototypes as Featured Race Car Group
- All-Star Panel of GTP/Group C Era Drivers and Race Car Display Complement Historic Prototype Competition on Track in Run Group C
- Run Group C will Start the Classic 24 at Daytona on
Saturday, November 11
- Classic IMSA GTO/GTU, European GT Machines and Camel Lights and C2 Race Cars also in Run
Cadillac Racing Heads North To CTMP For Pirelli World Challenge Sprintx
Cadillac V-Performance Racing drivers Michael Cooper (Syosset, N.Y), Jordan Taylor (Apopka, Fla.), Johnny O'Connell (Flowery Branch, Ga.), and Ricky Taylor (Lake Mary, Fla.) are heading to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) for rounds three and four of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Champions
NIO EP9 Breaks The Nurburgring Nordschleife Lap Record
Today, the NIO EP9 set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, achieving a lap time of 6m 45.900s (six minutes, 45.900 seconds).
Techrules To Display Ren Supercar At Prestigious Concorso d'Eleganza At The Villa d'Este
Techrules, the China-based automotive research and development company, will display its first production electric supercar, Ren, at the esteemed 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza at the Villa d'Este. Featuring a dramatic aerospace-inspired design, Ren delivers power and performance like no other supercar thanks to its innovative Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle (TREV) powertrain technology.
Techrules To Display Ren Supercar At Prestigious Concorso d'Eleganza At The Villa d'Este
•Techrules joins an elite club at Villa D'Este to present its Ren electric supercar
•Aerospace-inspired form by renowned designers Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro
•Electric supercar features an innovative turbine range extender system
Beijing, 15 May 2017 - Techrules, the China-based aut
NIO EP9 Breaks The Nurburgring Nordschleife Lap Record
Today, the NIO EP9 set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, achieving a lap time of 6m 45.900s (six minutes, 45.900 seconds).
'In October 2016, we aimed to set a new lap record for an electric vehicle with our NIO EP9. In the inclement weather that the Nürburgring Nordschleife is kn
DS 7 Crossback: Driven For The First Time In Public On Official Ceremonial Duties
•DS7 CROSSBACK is the vehicle of choice in ceremonial duties for inauguration of new French President Emmanuel Macron
•Specially-personalised DS 7 CROSSBACK has an opening roof so the President can greet the French crowd on the Champs-Elysées
•DS has strong provenance having been the vehicle of c
Fine-Tuning The Prototype – Hyundai I30 N Tested On The Roughest Roads In The UK
•Following the extreme weather testing in Sweden with Thierry Neuville, the Hyundai i30 N prototype gets tested on the most challenging roads in the UK
•When developing the i30 N, Hyundai Motor's engineers focus on creating the maximum driving fun and responsiveness in everyday life, as well as on
Ferrari Owners Club GB Celebrate Their 50Th Anniversary With A Special Parade Across The Forth Road Bridge
London, 13 May 2017 – The Ferrari Owners Club GB celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2017 with a special parade of Ferrari cars across the Forth Road Bridge which was specially closed to mark the club's half-century. As one of the oldest Ferrari Owners Clubs in the world, the FOC GB now has
2017 Formula 1 Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix, Sunday
Renault Sport Formula One Team secured its best-ever finishing position of sixth place thanks to a strong drive from Nico Hülkenberg in the Formula 1 Gran Premio de España Pirelli 2017 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Nico made a demon start from thirteenth to seventh, then his pit crew were a
Caterham Expands Its Global Presence With Latin American Distributor
Caterham appoints respected automotive distributor, Global X-Sports
Caterham has increased its global sales network by appointing respected automotive provider, Global X-Sports, as the Latin American regional distributor.
It's the first time in Caterham's history there has been a distri
Timmy Hansen And The Peugeot 208 WRX Finish Just Shy Of Victory In Belgium
Round four of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Mettet, Belgium, concluded in a thrilling finale that saw Timmy Hansen lead for much of the race before harvesting a superb second place and Team Peugeot Hansen's third podium finish on the trot.
•After completing the qualifying phase in
'Test Own A Tivoli' - Ssangyong Introduces 48-Hour Test Drives
•1.6 litre petrol or 1.6 litre diesel engines, 6-speed manual transmission, 6-speed Aisin automatic, two-wheel drive or 4x4
•New safety features available include Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assistance, and T
Six Of The Best: Stoke-On-Trent City Council Takes Delivery Of New Citroën C3 Public Sector Fleet
Six New Citroën C3 models go into service with Stoke-on-Trent City Council. This is one of the first major orders for New C3 from a public sector organisation.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council has taken delivery of a fleet of six New Citroën C3 models, which is part of an order for ten New C3s in tot
This Is How You Restore A 600 Convertible
•30 people and 1,500 hours spent on fully restoring a unique model on the occasion of its 60th anniversary
•Close to 1,000 original spare parts and an updated design that respects its legendary uniqueness
•This SEAT 600 will be displayed for the first time at the Barcelona Motorshow
Audi Driver Ekström Continues To Lead Standings
•Rallycross world champion Mattias Ekström finishes fourth in Belgium
•Ekström: 'Records are only of interest to others, I'm leader of the standings'
Mattias Ekström and his team, EKS, suffered a minor setback in round four of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship. At Mettet, Belgium, in an
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 08/2017
FIA World Rallycross Championship
Maiden victory for the Polo GTI: Kristoffersson wins in Mettet
Success at the fourth attempt: Johan Kristoffersson (S) earned PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden its first victory in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX). Kristoffersson, at the wheel of the
Four Citroën C3 WRCs Line Up For Rally De Portugal
For the sixth round of the World Rally Championship, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team has entered four C3 WRCs for Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson.
RALLY DE PORTUGAL: HEAD FOR THE FAFE JUMP
Volvo Cars Partners With Google To Build Android Into Next-Generation Connected Cars
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world's largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Is The Right Way For Hireway
•Vehicle rental business Hireway purchases 40 Transporters and 10 Caddys
•Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles chosen for reliability and strong residual values
•Vehicles will be available for customers as short, medium and long-term rentals
Vehicle hire company Hireway has purchased 40 Transporters
Unique Ferrari Recreation 250 GT For Barons' British Heritage, Classic And Sports Cars Sale - Sandown Park, June 13Th
The remarkable fulfillment of one man's dream – a unique Ferrari recreation 250 GT– is due to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on June 13th.
The original Ferrari 250 GT Californias are amongst the world's most sought-after and expensive classic cars, selling for as much as £20 millio
Formula Drift Pro 2 - Round 2 Atlanta Results
Travis Reeder is Victorious and Moves to the Top of the Standings
Long Beach, Calif. – May 12, 2017 – The Formula DRIFT PRO 2 season continued to Road Atlanta. Travis Reeder takes the win and moves to the top of the PRO 2 standings.
PRO 2 entered Atlanta, GA for the second event
Formula Drift Round 3: Road To The Championship Results
James Deane Takes Back the Lead with the Event Victory
Long Beach, Calif. – May 14, 2017 – Formula DRIFT Black Magic Pro Championship presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras returned to Road Atlanta, home of the inaugural Formula DRIFT event 14 years ago. James Deane in the Worthouse Drift Team / Falk
Three In A Row For The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 In The Blancpain GT Series
•After Monza and Brands Hatch, Grasser Racing Team also dominate the 3H Endurance Cup race at Silverstone
•Lamborghini Factory Drivers Bortolotti, Caldarelli and Engelhart lead the championship standings
•Victory in Pro-Am class for the Barwell Motorsport Huracán GT3 with Amstutz, Kujala and Kodri
New 488 Challenge Makes Powerful North American Debut at Ferrari Challenge at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
MONTEREY, Calif., May 14, 2017 — The 60th anniversary season of racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was signaled by the roar of a stampede of Prancing Horses echoing through the rolling hills of the Monterey Peninsula on May 12-14.
The Ferrari Challenge returned to the world famous 11-tur
Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau Breaks Half Million Barrier At Silverstone Auctions' May Sale
•Silverstone Auctions' May Sale achieves a 72 per cent sales rate and total sales of £3.6 million.
•Highest value sale breaks half million barrier as Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau goes for £556,875.
•75 cars went under the hammer with Porsche and Jaguar marques selling particularly well.
Dacia Se Summit Range Arrives In The Uk
•More equipment and distinctive looks for Duster, New Sandero Stepway and New Logan MCV Stepway special edition models
•Extra equipment added to top-of-the-range models
•Exclusive metallic colours and upholstery
•On sale now priced from £10,995
•First customer deliveries from June
Dacia has l
Double Victory For The Mclaren 570S GT4 On China GT Championship Debut
The McLaren 570S GT4 was victorious on its racing debut in Asia, with McLaren customer team, The Winning Team, scoring pole position and two wins on the opening weekend of the 2017 China GT Championship. The latest GT racing model from McLaren is based on the 570S Coupé model from the Sports Series,
ACTOR MICHAEL FASSBENDER RACES WITH FERRARI
Laguna Seca Raceway, Salinas, CA – May 15, 2017 – Known across the globe for starring roles in films including 'Alien: Covenant,' 'Steve Jobs,' 'Twelve Years a Slave' and 'Assassins' Creed,' actor Michael Fassbender has stepped into the real-time role of racecar driver as he successfully comp
Postiglione And Cecotto Score A Second Win With Imperiale Racing In The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe
•The Italian-Venezuelan duo also wins Race 2 at Silverstone
•First victory for Galbiati and Giraudi (Antonelli Motorsport)
in the PRO-AM category
•Lewandowski and Myszkowski increase their advantage in the AM class with VS Racing
Sant'Agata Bolognese/Silverstone, May 14, 2017
It has b
Dixon, Hunter-Reay Podium At Indycar Grand Prix
Second-place finish for Scott Dixon on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course
•Dixon's third podium finish in five races this season tightens championship battle
•Ryan Hunter-Reay completes podium for Honda with third-place finish
Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon scored his third podium f
Auctions America Posts Banner Results for Auburn Spring Auction with $10.2 Million in Sales
• Auctions America achieves one of its top Auburn Spring results to date with $10.2 million in total sales
• Former Level 5 Motorsports Collection and historic AACA/CCCA Triple Crown meet draw thousands to Auburn Auction Park
• Complete results available at www.auctionsamerica.com
• Auctions Amer
Herreshoff Model 30
The Herreshoff automobiles were the work of Charles Frederick Herreshoff who had designed the engine for the 1908 Thomas-Detroit. The Herreshoff car was introduced in 1909 and would remain in production until 1914. Charles Herreshoff had left the company in March of 1914 and production soon halted. Charles was later involved with the Harvard car built in Troy, Michigan.
How Ford Created The GT Supercar To Test Technologies For Tomorrow's Vehicles
The pioneers behind the Ford GT supercar designed it not only to win races but also to serve as a test bed for new technologies and ideas for future vehicles across the Ford line-up.
Postwar Talbot-Lagos benefitted from the company's many racing successes, but the Grand Sport was built for luxury as well as speed. Many T-26 Grand Sport coupes of the late 1940s, with their powerful 4.5-liter straight six dual-overhead camshaft engines, were fitted with coachbuilt bodies.
Richard Smith Collection to Cross the Block at Russo and Steele Newport Beach
Scottsdale, Arizona (May 11, 2017) – For Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts.™ Much more than a tagline, it's our lifestyle. One that infuses all aspects of our auction events. Fresh off a thrilling, action packed and highly memorable Scottsdale auction event, Russo and Steele looks to move our 17t
How Ford Created The GT Supercar To Test Technologies For Tomorrow's Vehicles
•All-new race-winning Ford GT supercar serves as a test bed for new technologies and advanced lightweight materials that will benefit future Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electric vehicles
•Patent-pending rear wing improves track performance by changing shape like an aeroplane wing, increasing downfo
First Close-Up Pictures Of The Škoda Karoq: Expressive Design For The New Compact SUV
•Design: KAROQ is the latest representative of the new ŠKODA design language
•Technology: Full-LED headlights optional, LED tail lights as standard
•Interior space: largest boot capacity amongst the competition
•Practicality: optional VarioFlex rear seats make the interior even more flexible
Volkswagen Group Delivers 841,200 Vehicles In April
•3.3 million vehicles handed over in the first four months of 2017
•Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales: 'At the beginning of the second quarter, we were able to increase our deliveries in China '
Wolfsburg, May 12, 2017 – Since the beginning of the year, the Volkswagen Group has handed ove
Honda Boys Have Grid Expectations Heading To Oulton Park
•Halfords Yuasa Racing duo Cheshire-bound for next stop on BTCC calendar
•Gordon Shedden acknowledges he may have to 'play the long game'
•Matt Neal keen to continue climbing points table following Thruxton success
Halfords Yuasa Racing team-mates Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal have pinpointed qu
Cheshire's Stunning Oulton Park Circuit Next Stop For Record-Breaking Renault UK Clio Cup
There is just over a week to go (Sat 20/Sun 21 May) before the Renault UK Clio Cup's record-breaking 2017 season – being played out alongside the British Touring Car Championship – arrives at Cheshire's stunning Oulton Park circuit for its latest rounds.
Why record-breaking and what about Oult
Concours Entries Open For The 2017 Edition Of The Warren Classic And Supercar Show
•Entries for the 2017 edition of The Warren Classic and Supercar Show are now open
•The date for the 2017 running of The Warren confirmed for Sunday 24 September, at the exclusive The Warren Golf & Country Club, near Maldon, Essex
•Around 125 rare and desirable classic cars planned to contest the
Mclaren 570S GT4 To Make Debut At China GT Championship Before Broadcast Audience Of 75 Million
•China GT Championship 2017 debut for 570S GT4
•570S GT4 to be raced by McLaren China Managing Director, David McIntyre
•McLaren named Official Safety Car partner for China GT 2017
McLaren's 570S GT4 track car makes its China debut this weekend in the first race of the 2017 China GT championshi
What Really Happens Behind Car Doors?
•Renault survey finds that half of UK parents use driving with their children to encourage discussion on serious issues
•More than half of children are more likely to talk to their parents about any awkward topics when their parents are behind the wheel
•Research conducted amongst 2,000 British pa
Jaguar Classic Kicks Off A Summer Of Celebrations At Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival
•Royal Windsor spectacle sees more than 1,200 Jaguars line the Long Walk at Windsor Castle, including the latest F-PACE and F-TYPE SVR
•Jaguar Classic's 'new original' XKSS makes its public UK debut, joining a parade of 240 Jaguars through Windsor
•Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival attendees included
Bonhams To Host The Henry Surtees Foundation Fundraising Auction - Mercedes Benz World – Tuesday 11 July 2017
The Henry Surtees Foundation fundraising auction will take place on Tuesday 11 July 2017 at Mercedes-Benz World, Surrey. The event includes a champagne reception hosted by Steve Rider and Henry Hope-Frost with special guest interviews plus a fundraising auction by Malcolm Barber of Bonhams.
Seat Announces UK Pricing And Specification For New Ateca Fr
•New Ateca FR to add a sporty dimension to SEAT's hugely successful first SUV range
•UK line-up will feature four engines, including new 2.0 TSI 190. Others are: 1.4 Eco TSI 150 turbo petrol, plus, 2.0 TDI 150 and 2.0 TDI 190 turbo diesels
•4Drive all-wheel drive featured as standard on all 2.0 li
Lexus Drives Away With Performance Coupe Award From The Texas Auto Writers Association
AUSTIN, Texas (May 12, 2017) — The all-new 2018 LC 500h has been named the 'Performance Coupe of Texas' by journalists of the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) at the 2017 Auto Roundup. The event was held May 6-8 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.
'We designed the LC 500h to off
Land Rover Begins Off-Road Driving Competition For Six-Day Peruvian Adventure
•Four U.S. consumers can win a paid trip on an extreme six-day Peruvian off-road adventure in the Land Rover Discovery this Fall
•Trials to win one of four U.S. consumer spots on the Peruvian tour start at Overland Expo West in May 12-14 in Flagstaff, Arizona
•Trials are conducted on a timed off-r
BMW Group Records Strong Global Sales Growth In April
•192,494 vehicles delivered worldwide in April, up 7.4%
•BMW sales increase 9.4%, totalling 164,641
•BMW Group year-to-date sales total 779,736, plus 5.8%
•Over 25,000 electrified models sold in year-to-date, up 82.7%
Munich. BMW Group sales achieved a new all-time high for April, with
Brembo Unveils Use Of Its Braking Systems At The 2017 Formula 1 Spanish GP
DETROIT, (May 12, 2017) - The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will host the fifth race of the 2017 World Formula 1 Championship, May 12 - 14. Located in Montmeló, the circuit was inaugurated on September 10, 1991 and 19 days later it hosted its first Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Just recently, in
Lincoln Chauffeur Service Expands To San Diego, Showcasing Latest Client-Centered Experience
•Lincoln expands pilot chauffeur program to San Diego; service began in Miami earlier this year
•Lincoln Chauffeur provides clients with a carefully screened, highly trained driver when needed; driver also can conduct other errands while clients attend their engagements
•The success of Lincoln's e
What Cars Can You Expect to See at The Elegance at Hershey?
HERSHEY, PA (May 2017) - The Elegance at Hershey is a celebration of a bygone era when the automobile stirred our imaginations and quickened our hearts. Today, people both young and old marvel at the extravagances of the automobiles of the past. Modeled after the grandest concours hosted in E
BMW Announces The New 2018 BMW 2 Series Coupe And Convertible
Today, BMW announces the latest BMW 2 Series, a model that has earned not only the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 'Top Safety Pick+' but also winning the inaugural JD Powers Tech Experience Index Study (TXI) in the 'Best Small Premium Segment'. Renowned for embracing BMW's traditional driving character, the BMW 2 Series features the latest generation of BMW TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder inline engines, that paired with specifically tuned chassis and suspension promotes a driving experience that fuels sporting ambition. The new BMW 2 Series will be available in the ÚS as Coupe and Convertible 230i and M240i models, which can be specified with xDrive, BMW's Intelligent All-Wheel Drive System. Pricing for the new BMW 2 Series will be announced closer to market launch in July, 2017.
First Ever Car To Get A Speeding Ticket To Appear At Concours Of Elegance 2017
The Concours of Elegance 2017 will be bringing a very special piece of history to Hampton Court Palace this September; the first ever car to receive a speeding ticket. The 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage was travelling at four times the speed limit, at a heady 8mph, before being pulled over by a policeman on a bicycle.
Ford Challenges Students To Design Car Interiors Of The Future
London's interior design students introduced their visions of the future to the Ford design specialists behind the all new Fiesta.
Ford interior designer, Jens Sieber, and exterior designer, Ivan Telesca, heard the presentations and chose the top three going through to the next round.
First Ever Car To Get A Speeding Ticket To Appear At Concours Of Elegance 2017
•The 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage, famously the first car to ever receive a speeding ticket, will appear at Concours of Elegance 2017
•The driver, Walter Arnold, was travelling at 8mph – four times the speed limit – and was caught by a policeman on a bicycle
•Joining the Arnold Benz Motor Carri
Hemi Vs Hemi: Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Beats Hemi-Powered Hot Rod At Famous Santa Pod
•Current UK drag racing champion beat the HEMI-powered Hot Rod in epic dragster battle
•Event held at Santa Pod Raceway, Europe's premier drag strip
•Jeep's range-topping Grand Cherokee SRT clocked 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds and reached speeds of 103mph on the quarter mile straight
•Watch the on-trac
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Delivers 161,700 Vehicles Worldwide In First Four Months
•European core markets: growth of 6.8 per cent
•Caddy series: significant increase of 10.8 per cent
Hannover, 11 May 2017 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 161,700 vans and pickups to customers around the world up to the end of April. This represents an increase of 4.8 per cent c
The New BMW 4 Series Range
•New BMW 4 Series debuts refreshed styling, upgraded cabin and new interior features.
•Revised suspension enhances handling capabilities, without compromising on the cars' impressive ride comfort.
•Improved standard specification to include twin LED fog lights, LED headlight, LED rear light cluste
Barrett-Jackson Announces Retirement Of Vice President Of Consignment Gary Bennett
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – May 10, 2017 – With great regret, Barrett-Jackson today announced the retirement of Gary Bennett, Vice President of Consignment at Barrett-Jackson.
After being introduced to Russ and Nellie Jackson at the company's inaugural event in 1971, Gary became a regular bidder and
Porsche Milestone: One-Millionth 911 Rolls Off The Production Line
Zuffenhausen celebrates the original sports car and design icon
ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 -- It is the quintessential sports car for everyday driving, and a style icon that is unmistakable as both the face and heart of the Porsche brand: the 911. In Zuffenhausen today, the one-millionth m
19Th Annual Ford Freedom Award Spotlights Disney Animator Floyd Norman And Playwright August Wilson
•2017 Ford Freedom Award celebrates 'Talents That Unite!' – honoring Disney animator Floyd Norman and late Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Fences' playwright August Wilson
•Award reception to showcase nameplate installation honoring Wilson and a documentary screening of 'Floyd Norman: An Animated Life'
Chevrolet Offers More Options To Add Unlimited Data
Chevrolet owners can sign up for an unlimited data plan at AT&T stores across the U.S.
DETROIT — In response to the growing customer demand for more data, Chevrolet and AT&T are making it easier for Chevrolet owners to add an AT&T unlimited data plan to their vehicle. Starting May 1
Vin No. 1 Of The Fiat 124 Spider Prima Edizione Lusso Special Edition Sells On Same Day Offered On Gilt.Com
•Gilt.com and FIAT Brand North America partnered to sell Fiat 124 Spider Prima Edizione Lusso Special
•The sale launched on Gilt.com at 9 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, May 9, 2017; vehicle sold within a day of it being offered on site
•The Fiat 124 Spider Prima Edizione Lusso available on Gilt.com is V
Luca De Meo: 'We Are Accelerating The Creation Of The Seat Digital Ecosystem With New Projects'
•The President of SEAT announces that the new Waze app for Android Auto will be available in the entire range equipped with Full Link in the next few weeks
•SEAT is presenting a new app for Android Auto, which enables access to the mobile phone from the screen of the car in a safe manner while driv
Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagoda For Sale By Classic Car Auctions Comes With An Aura Of Riviera Glamour
•Beautiful 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagoda in near pristine condition goes under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions' Sale on June 10th.
•Registered in Paris in 1970 and owned by the same family ever since.
•Expected to fetch between £50,000 - £55,000.
More recently seen cruising the Croisette a
Ford Challenges Students To Design Car Interiors Of The Future
•An up and over 270-degree centre console, pop-up roof to accommodate an in-car cocktail lounge and flow seating to reconfigure the cabin are winning ideas for the future of cars
•Pitches came from Ravensbourne design college students entering Ford's challenge supporting the all new Ford Fiesta int
Seat And Saba Promote The Creation Of The Connected Car Ecosystem
•Both companies sign a global agreement to develop vehicle services associated with parking, such as booking and advance payment of parking spaces
•The collaboration lays the foundation for projects like Parkfinder 2.0, which will enable drivers to know in real-time from their car which parking spa
Volkswagen Group Intensifies Cooperation With Start-Ups
•Berlin start-up and technology conference 'CUBE Tech Fair' from May 10 to 12
•Volkswagen announces Mobility Award for outstanding young company
Wolfsburg/Berlin, May 11, 2017– The Volkswagen Group is intensifying its cooperation with young start-ups ups from the technology sector. At the
Abarth Day: The Official 'Scorpion' Meeting Returns To The UK
•Abarth Day: the big occasion when Scorpion fans and their cars meet at Rockingham Speedway
•UK dynamic debut of 124 Rally
•Track driving, hot laps, test drives and heritage parade will enhance a high-performance day
The adrenaline-fuelled Abarth 124 Rally will be among the star cars of the sh
The New Volkswagen Arteon Innovative Driver Assistance Systems In Detail – Part 2
The New Volkswagen Arteon Innovative driver assistance systems in detail – part 2: 'Pre-Crash proactive occupant protection system'
•Latest Pre-Crash system can detect danger behind the car
•System for the first time uses Side Assist data as well
Wolfsburg – It's a familiar but un
Volkswagen Group Presents Its Sustainability Report For 2016
•Expansion of sustainability and integrity management progressing
•United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a key framework for action
•Living social responsibility in over 230 projects at global locations and brands
•New European car fleet CO2 emissions at 120 g/km
Renault Sport Racing Formula One Team – 2017 Formula 1 Gran Premio De España Pirelli Preview
Foreword from Renault Sport Racing Managing Director, Cyril Abiteboul
We head to Spain for the first European race of the season with the target of continuing to score points. Barcelona is an event where we often see many upgrades to the cars and we have some new parts ourselves. We've had
Citroën Celebrates Double Win In Dieselcar Magazine's 'Top 50' For Second Year Running
For the second year in succession, Citroën has been honoured in DieselCar Magazine's 'Top 50' – with C4 Cactus winning the prestigious 'Best Compact Crossover' prize, while the C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso were jointly awarded the 'Best Medium MPV' title.
DieselCar Magazine's 'Top 50' is a lis
All-New Peugeot 3008 SUV Honoured In The Diesel Car Top 50 Awards
•'Car of the Year' 2017 awarded to PEUGEOT's dynamic new SUV
•All-New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV also awarded 'Best Medium SUV' by Diesel Car
•UK awards follow the 2017 'European Car of the Year' recognition and add to growing honours
The celebrations that have surrounded the arrival of the All-New PEUGE
Nicolas Hamilton Returns To Renault UK Clio Cup With WDE Motorsport
Nicolas Hamilton (Welwyn Garden City) has announced a full-time return to the Renault UK Clio Cup with the WDE Motorsport team, starting at the championship's next rounds at Cheshire's Oulton Park circuit (Sat 20/Sun 21 May).
The 25-year-old, brother of triple Formula One World Champion Lewis Ha
Annual General Meeting: Volkswagen Group Announces Multi-Billion Investments In Eco-Friendly Drives
•Volkswagen Group seeking global leadership in e-mobility by 2025
•Conventional engines to become further 10 to 15 percent more efficient and cleaner by 2020
•Group CEO Müller: 'Diesel will remain indispensable for the foreseeable future.'
•'TOGETHER – Strategy 2025' future program already set im
Mini Cooper S E Countryman All4 UK Premiere At Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017
MINI's first plug-in hybrid model to receive UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017, 29th June – 2nd July. Available to order now priced from £31,585 OTR and eligible for additional £2,500 OLEV government grant
•MINI's first plug-in hybrid model to receive UK debut at Goodwood Festival
BAC Monos To Take Over Isle Of Man As Briggs Automotive Company Gears Up For Special Mono Experience Weekend
•Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is gearing up to bring Mono Mania to the Isle of Man from Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th May
•An army of 12 Monos will hit the island as part of a special customer experience weekend, comprising road and track driving with the full support of the Isle of Man Government
It's A Four-Gone Conclusion For Škoda As Kodiaq, Superb And Octavia Win Top Dieselcar Honours
•ŠKODA models scoop four category titles in the 2017 DieselCar Top 50
•Kodiaq named Best Large SUV, while Superb named Best Large Car and Best Large Estate
•Recently facelifted Octavia also awarded Best Medium Estate title
•Judges praise ŠKODA's value, practicality and high quality
All-New 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Wins Three Awards From The Texas Auto Writers Association
Giulia Quadrifoglio takes home top honors from Texas Auto Roundup at Circuit of The Americas
•2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio named 'Car of Texas' and 'Performance Sedan of Texas' and took home 'Most Drives' honor
•As the lineup's 'halo' model, Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo'
All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Wins 'Family Car Of Texas' From Texas Auto Writers Association
All-new Jeep® Compass and Grand Cherokee SRT Win Awards at the Texas Auto Writers 2017 Texas Auto Roundup
•All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid wins top award as Family Car of Texas, plus Minivan of Texas, Green Car of Texas and Best Feature (Hybrid powertrain)
•All-new 2017 Jeep® Compass
Fiat Brand Offers New Appearance Packages For 2017 Fiat 500
•Three new custom appearance options: Sport Black Trim Package, Two-Tone Package, and Abarth Roof, Mirror Cap and Body Stripe Package
•Three available trim levels for 2017 Fiat 500: Pop, Lounge and Abarth
•2017 Fiat 500 Pop starts at $14,995 U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP); high-
Infiniti Announces Pricing For 2018 QX30
•2018 QX30 arrives at INFINITI retailers nationwide in May
•QX30 offers a dramatic exterior design and a modern, dynamic interior.
•Pricing starts under $30,000 for QX30, one of six available models
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – INFINITI has announced pricing for the 2018 QX30, which arrives at INF
Infiniti Announces Pricing For New QX80 Signature Edition
•QX80 Signature Edition offers unique content, including leather-appointed, high-contrast Saddle Tan interior, chrome outside rearview mirror caps and unique dark-finish 22-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
•It also includes a suite of advance driver assistance features, including INFINITI world's first t
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Announces Financial Results For Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2017
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced its financial results for the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2017.
Global Financial Highlights:
•Global sales of 8,970,860 vehicles increased by 289,532 units compared to the previous fiscal year. Japan, Europe and Asia posted sales gains
Toyota RAV4 Looks To Continue Hot Start At Olympus
After Back-to-Back Wins to Start the Season, Millen and RAV4 Aim For Three in a Row
Torrance, Calif., May 9, 2017— Ryan Millen and the 2017 Rally RAV4 head to the Olympus Rally with plenty of momentum, thanks to back-to-back 2WD Class wins to start the American Rally Association's six
Spots Available For 'Mopar Road Ready Powered By Dodge' Teen Safe-Driving Classes In Bradenton
•Spaces open for May 20-21 safe-driving classes at Bradenton Motorsports Park
•'Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge' program teaches teens importance of safe driving using dynamic, behind-the-wheel training
•Four separate weekend classes available for parents and teens
•Safe-driving classes are com
Alfa Romeo Announces Pricing For All-New Stelvio And Stelvio Ti
Premium Mid-size SUV Named Cars.com's First-ever 'Best in Show' Starts at $41,995 MSRP •An SUV for the S-curves, Stelvio's iconic Alfa Romeo design and genuine Italian craftsmanship combine to create a premium mid-size SUV that truly stands apart
•All Stelvio models feature a near perfect 50
Bugatti Inaugurates The Brand's Largest Showroom In Dubai
•Bugatti UAE now with new brand design at new address on Sheikh Zayed Road
•This is the world's largest Bugatti showroom, with an area of more than 240 square metres
•Bugatti's long-standing partner in the United Arab Emirates is Al Habtoor Motors
•Bugatti UAE is the brand's most successful deale
Ford F-150 Raptor Named 'Best Pickup' In The Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle Of The Year Mudfest
DEARBORN, Mich., May 10, 2017 – The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor drove away with top truck honors in the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Mudfest. The 'Best Pickup' award is based on two days of grueling on-road handling and off-road testing courses driven by 28 members of the Northwe
Toyota Partners With Dallas-Based 'On The Road Lending' To Extend Mobility To Underserved Communities
Provides $1 Million Grant to Help Scale On the Road Lending's Character-based Lending Model
PLANO, Texas, May. 10, 2017 — In an effort to extend mobility to underserved populations, Toyota is pleased to announce a partnership with Dallas-based On the Road Lending, an organization t
Historic Stock Cars – The New Kids On The Track For Spring Classic May 19-21
MONTEREY, Calif., May 10, 2017 — When one thinks of vintage, it is many times measured in decades. For the Historic Stock Cars group at the inaugural Spring Classic May 19-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, it may mean only 14 years since the last time it raced professionally.
More than two
Worldwide Auctioneers announces inaugural Monterey Car Week auction
After a spectacular inaugural sale in Scottsdale, Worldwide Auctioneers will be first off the block again at Monterey Car Week
Auburn, Indiana. May 9, 2017. Worldwide Auctioneers confirmed today that it will present its inaugural California auction at the start of Monterey Car Week
2017 Pinehurst Concours Award Winners
Best of Show:
1925 Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost Piccadilly Roadster, Guy Lewis, Pinecrest, Fla.
1963 Chevrolet Corvette, Mr.& Mrs. Larry Wilson, Palm Beach, Fla.
1979 Porsche 911 F6-D, Vern Davenport, Wake Forest, N.C.
1932 Packard 900 Light Eight Shoveln
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 Returns To The Green Hell
•Vantage GT8 to compete for top honours in close-to production SP8 class
•Experienced driver line-up includes FIA WEC Aston Martin Racing works drivers Darren Turner and Nicki Thiim
•Aston Martin Nürburgring Test Centre enters additional V12 Vantage in SP8 class
10 May 2017, Gaydon: Brit
All-New Niro Wins Best Hybrid In 2017 Diesel Car Awards
•All-new Kia Niro tops the hybrid category in the joint Diesel Car and Eco Car 2017 awards
•Sportage claims third position out of the top 50 highly rated vehicles available in the UK
•cee'd is rated at number 40
•Kia models impressed judges with their practicality, style, economy and value for mo
Brooke 25/30 Swan Car
The Swan Car is a work of art that was the creation of the eccentric and wealthy Robert Nicholl 'Scotty' Matthewson, who lived in Calcutta. It was built by JW Brooke and Company in Lowestoft, England, to resemble a swan gliding through the water. Brooke made both cars and boats, so the Swan car combined both in one vehicle. Along with the swan head and hand crafted bodywork, the artisans put lights in the eyes, a swan beak that opens wide to allow the driver to spray steam and clear the street ahead, and a valve in the back that releases whitewash.
HRG Airline Coupe
The HRG Engineering Company was founded in 1936 by Major Edward Halford, Guy Robins and Henry Ronald Godfrey. (The name of the company was taken from these individuals surnames). Production lasted until 1956 and during that time, the company produced just 241 vehicles. Of those, it is estimated that around 225 examples still example. All of the vehicles were roadsters, except one - the 1938 HRG Coupe. The Coupe was also the only vehicle powered by a Triumph engine.
Mental Health Concerns For The Nation's Van Drivers
Exclusive research commissioned by Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2017 has explored for the first time the issue of mental health within an often overlooked yet vital business community - the nation's van drivers, delivery professionals and van operators - who help to
Automotive Steampunk Costumes On Show At Beaulieu's National Motor Museum
University students are creating a collection of Automotive Steampunk costumes inspired by iconic vehicles in the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.
The stunning costumes, which have taken their style tips from some of the museum's earliest motoring vehicles, will be put on show alongside them th
The Key To A Happy Life? 'Money', Says A Quarter Of Young People - While Older Generation Say It's Making Others Happy
•Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of young people say money makes them happiest in life, compared to under one in ten (9 per cent) of over 60's
•Just one in 20 young people have no regrets in life (7 per cent) compared to almost a quarter (24 per cent) of older people
•Three times as many young peop
Volkswagen Brand Deliveries In April Slightly Below Previous Year's Level
•Worldwide deliveries fall slightly by 1.8 percent to 468,000 vehicles
•Upward trend in China continues, Teramont launched successfully
•Positive impetus from Russia
•Golf model replacement affects Western Europe
Wolfsburg – In April 2017, the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 4
The New Volkswagen Arteon
Innovative driver assistance systems in detail – part 1: Emergency Assist – automatic help in emergencies.
•Latest generation brakes and steers autonomously in an emergency
•Innovative protection technology utilises four driver assistance systems
Wolfsburg – 'Autonomous driving' –
Experience The Ultimate 'M Power' With New BMW Driving Experience Days
•40 years of the BMW Driving Experience.
•Experience the thrill of the racing line first-hand in the BMW M140i or M240i and M3 or M4.
•BMW M Experience offers guests more track time than ever before.
•Track skills can be critiqued and improved through analysis of Racelogic video data.
Toyota Partners With Tarrant County College To Launch Industry-Leading T-Ten Training Program
Partnership helps address critical skills gap in the automotive industry
FORT WORTH, Texas (May, 8, 2017) – With total new vehicle sales in the U.S. topping $995 billion, dealerships with more than 300 million repair orders, and with service and parts sales of nearly $110 billion, t
Outstanding Collection Of Competition Cars To Be Offered At Spa Classic Sale
On 21 May, Bonhams will return to Belgium for their 4th sale at the formidable Circuit de Spa- Francorchamps. As befits a location of such sporting significance, Bonhams will offer an exemplary range of serious racing cars and related vehicles, ranging from a Grand Prix-winning Formula 1 machine to
Honda Honors Its Top North American Suppliers
May 8, 2017
BIRMINGHAM – Honda honored nearly 100 North American auto suppliers for achievements in supplying parts and materials at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference, attended by representatives from more than 600 original equipment suppliers and more than 300 service parts s
Ford's Sporty Cars Winning Over Younger, More Affluent Buyers, Even As Consumers Shift To SUVs
•Buyers of Ford's sporty Fiesta ST, Focus ST, Focus RS and Fusion Sport models are three to 10 years younger than buyers of non-performance variants of these vehicles; younger customers give automakers a better chance of winning over repeat buyers
•These younger, performance-hungry customers are al
Jeep® Brand Vehicles Receive Top Honors At 23Rd Annual Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) 'Mudfest'
•All-new 2017 Jeep® Compass voted winner in the Compact Utility Vehicle category
•2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk voted winner in the Premium Utility Vehicle segment
May 8, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Jeep® brand vehicles were represented in the 23rd annual 'Mudfest' competition hoste
Popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover Receives Added Value With New Pricing
TORRANCE, Calif., May 8, 2017 - - Priced to please. The wildly popular 2017 Toyota RAV4 Crossover just got better with new value-driven pricing that lowers the base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) up to 5.0 percent on select gas models.
The new price savings include the fol
Mazda6 Midsize Sedan Celebrates 15Th Anniversary, Still Refuses To Follow Convention
IRVINE, Calif. (May 9, 2017) – Mazda6 has redefined the midsize sedan segment with superb driving dynamics, handsome design that stands out among its staid competition and craftsmanship that goes a step above expectations. It has charted its path as the family car for discerning drivers who n
2017 Jeep® Grand Cherokee Qualifies For Japan's Eco-Car Tax Incentive
•2017 Jeep® Grand Cherokee qualifies for Japan's Eco-Car consumer tax incentive – only the second gas-powered 'all-American' vehicle to do so, after 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
•Grand Cherokee, the most-awarded SUV of all time, also earns 4-star emissions rating in Japan – a key requirement of the
77 Stunning Classics At Silverstone Auctions' May Sale
•77 cars will be going under the hammer in Silverstone Auctions' May Sale.
•A number of low mileage, original UK supplied, right-hand drive cars from the likes of Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche and Jaguar will be on offer.
•The auction takes place at The Wing, Silverstone circuit on 13th May.
Amilcar Type G36 Pegasé
The Societe' Nouvelle pour l'Automobile was founded in 1920 in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis to 'make sporting voiturettes', or small cars. Together with Salmson, the Amilcar was the quintessential French small car of the 1920's. Amilcar was the amalgam of the two bakers' names; Joseph Lamy and Emile Akar. The first car was designed by Edmond Moyer who worked for Citroen. Production of automobiles was always limited in number and in the late-1930's, the French company was taken over by Hotchkiss. The Amilcar was gone after 1930.
The Cord L-29
The Cord L29 was the first production automobile with front-wheel drive. All models, open and closed, were built on a 137.5 inch wheelbase. The Lycoming straight-engine produced 125 horsepower. Because of the front-wheel drive feature, the L29 Cord was much lower and sleeker than most cars of the day. It lasted from 1930 to 1932 during which 5,010 cars of all body styles were produced.
2017 Pinehurst Concours Best of Show
Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Captures Best of Show at Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance's Fifth Anniversary
VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 6, 2017) – A Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost, purchased new by famed billionaire Howard Hughes during The Roaring Twenties, captured Best of Sh
PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING HEAD FOR ICONIC STREETS OF MONACO
Following their maiden points in the Mexico City ePrix, Panasonic Jaguar Racing are preparing for the European leg of the FIA Formula E Championship.
Starting with the Monaco ePrix on 13 May, all 10 Formula E teams move on to Paris and then Germany for a double-header in Berlin. The championship
Aston Martin Racing Claim Victory At Fia Wec 6 Hours Of Spa-Francorchamps
•#98 V8 Vantage GTE takes class victory in 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
•Aston Martin Racing take lead of all GTE Am championships
Saturday 6 May, Spa-Francorchamps: Aston Martin Racing is enjoying the taste of Spa-rkling wine this evening, after taking victory at the 6 Hours of Spa-Franc
Pricing Announced For The Next Generation Honda Civic Type R
•Entry level model comes in at £30,995 with GT version an additional £2,000
•PCP pricing to be under £300 a month for entry level version
•Cars to hit retail forecourts in July
Honda UK has today announced pricing for the hotly-anticipated next generation Civic Type R. Set to hit retail forecou
BUSHELL EXTENDS POINTS LEAD AS HE & DORLIN WINS RECORD-BREAKING THRUXTON RACES
Mike Bushell (Tunbridge Wells) and, with a maiden win, James Dorlin (Barnsley) shared the victories in Sunday's two thrilling Renault UK Clio Cup rounds at Hampshire's Thruxton circuit – one of which, run at an average speed of more than 101mph, now stands as the fastest in championship history. Bus
Hard-Earned Places Of Honour Acquired By Team Signatech Alpine Matmut
•The second round of the FIA WEC World Championship took place today at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
•The race was difficult for the Alpine A470 cars, with the #36 (Dumas / Menezes / Rao) finishing in fifth place, just ahead of the #35 (Panciatici / Ragues / Negrão)
•Signatech Alpine Matmut will
Neal Tallies Landmark Win As Shedden Scores Big On Honda Home Soil
•Matt Neal claims 60th BTCC victory at Thruxton
•Gordon Shedden is weekend's highest scorer
•Halfords Yuasa Racing sets pace in Hampshire
Halfords Yuasa Racing enjoyed a successful weekend on 'home' soil as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship sped into ultra-fast Thruxton, with Gord
Strongest Ever Residual Values Underline Volvo's Success As A True Premium Player
•Volvo S90, V90 and XC90 have all received the brand's highest-ever residual values in their respective segments*
•New XC60 also receives competitive figures from CAP HPI following UK pricing announcement
•Figures underscore Volvo's transformation into a true premium competitor
New Audi RS 5 DTM Already A Winner
•Leicestershire's Jamie Green wins Sunday's DTM race at the Hockenheimring
•Extremely difficult conditions with sudden rainfall
•Nico Müller and Mike Rockenfeller score points for Audi as well
After just two races, the new Audi RS 5 DTM is already a winning car: in the turbulent round two of th
The Peugeot 208 WRX Shows Competitive Form As Timmy Hansen Collects Hockenheim Podium
After dominating the qualifying phase of Round 3 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship at Hockenheim. Team Peugeot Hansen left Germany with a second straight podium finish ahead of next weekend's clash at Mettet, Belgium.
• The first qualifying heat at Hockenheim saw the PEUGEOT 208 WRXs
Harley-Davidson And Jeep® Brand Together Again For 2017
•Two iconic brands renew and extend partnership
•Jeep® to have a larger experience-driven presence at three major European Harley-Davidson events
•Exciting Jeep driving Experiences will be available on the brand's entire lineup
•Limited offer of preferential purchase rates on new Jeeps for H.O.G
2018 Automotiveinnovations Award: Volkswagen Wins Award As The Most Innovative Volume Brand
•Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PwC once again award the prestigious prize to Volkswagen
•Additional awards for the most innovative volume brand in the areas 'Interface & Connectivity' and 'Autonomous Driving & Safety'
Wolfsburg – Last week the Volkswagen brand received the awa
Supercars And Luxury In The City: One Month To London's Brand New City Concours
•London's new City Concours kicks off a month's time, bringing together more than 100 supercars and a host of luxury brands
•Already confirmed to attend are the Ferrari LaFerrari, Pagani Zonda F, Mercedes 300SL 'Gullwing' and Lexus LFA
•A number of luxury car partners, including auction house RM S
Hat-Trick! Audi And Ekström Rock Hockenheim
•Mattias Ekström wins round three in World Rallycross Championship too
•Swede remains unbeaten in the 2017 season and extends overall lead
•Ekström: 'My team has done another great job'
Mattias Ekström and his Team EKS remain the measure of all things in the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championsh
Enhanced Technical Training Introduced For Electric And Plug-In Hybrid Mitsubishi Vehicles
CIRENCESTER – Technicians in the Mitsubishi Motors' UK dealer network are to receive IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) qualifications in electric and hybrid vehicles.
After working closely with the IMI and taking a lead role in assisting with the creation of industry-standard courses i
The Motor Sport Hall Of Fame Awards Shortlist Of Contenders Is Announced!
Some of the greatest names in motor sport history make up the shortlist of contenders for this year's Motor Sport Hall of Fame ceremony. Set to take place at the stunning Royal Automobile Club at Woodcote Park on Wednesday June 7, the event will add four more legends to those already inducted, which
Disappointing Day For Acura At Circuit Of The Americas
•Penalty proves costly for Andy Lally and Katherine Legge after early-race lead
•Ill-timed caution, pit exit violation drop Lally and Legge to 15th in GTD
•Jeff Segal and Ozz Negri finish 11th after strategy gamble fails
AUSTIN, Texas – A promising early run for Acura Motorsports and Mic
Tough Day At The Track For The Mazda Prototype Team
- Both Cars Encounter Issues, Finish 8th and Tenth-
AUSTIN, Texas (May 6, 2017) – It was a beautiful, sunny day at the Circuit of the Americas today for the Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown. But, it was if a dark cloud took hold over the Mazda Prototype team's small area of Texa
Kia Motors America Announces Record April Certified Pre-Owned Sales
Kia Stands Out From the Crowd With 5.6 Percent Increase in CPO Sales Year-Over-Year
•Kia's U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan led the pack
•Kia's CPO momentum is supported by the company's strong brand value
IRVINE, CALIF., May 8, 2017 – Following a record first quarter of Certified
Double M6 GTLM Podium Finish For BMW Team RLL At COTA; Auberlen/Sims P2, Edwards/Tomczyk P3
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – May 6, 2017… A double-podium finish for BMW Team RLL in today's IMSA Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at the Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, Texas, was a well-deserved reward for every team member who had worked so hard to regain the competitiveness of the BMW
Cadillac DPi-V.R Team Konica Minolta Wins, Cadillac Sweeps In Texas
Konica Minolta Cadillac wins fourth race in a row, Whelen Engineering Cadillac second and Mustang Sampling Cadillac third
Cadillac V-Performance racing team Konica Minolta won its fourth race in a row taking the victory in this afternoon's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Advanced A
Capps Wins Third Straight In Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car At Atlanta
•Ron Capps wins 37th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway for his 52nd Funny Car win and third in a row
•Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Cars have won six of seven races in 2017
•Tony Schumacher goes to final round in Mopar-powered Top Fuel dragster
•HEMI® power has advanced to final i
Antinucci Delivers Second Win In Opening Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Weekend At Circuit Of The Americas
•Richard Antinucci wins both rounds at COTA.
•Taylor Proto earns first series victory.
•Female duo of Pippa Mann and Jackie Heinricher earn first series podium finish.
AUSTIN, Texas (May 7, 2017) - Richard Antinucci was once again untouchable at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) on Saturday
FCA Canada Announces Sponsorship Of 2017 Memorial Cup
May 8, 2017 , Windsor, Ontario - Last week, FCA Canada announced the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica as the official vehicle of the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup, hosted in Windsor, Ont. The sponsorship will see FCA Canada deliver 30 Pacifica minivans, which will be used to shuttle Memorial Cup officia
Car Industry Needs To Change To Reflect New Consumer Demands, Volvo Ceo Says At Un Conference
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is updating its business model to a changing world and believes the car industry as a whole needs do to the same, its president and chief executive Håkan Samuelsson will announce today at the bi-annual meeting of the UN Global Compact Nordic Network in Gothenburg.
Mercedes-AMG GT3 Driven To Third-Straight Imsa Weathertech Sportscar Championship Victory At Circuit Of The Americas
Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Wins Second Race of 2017, Extends GTD Driver, Team and Manufacturer Championship Leads
May 7, 2017 -- Austin, TX -- Mercedes-AMG won a third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class race at the hands of drivers Ben Keating an
Ford Hot Shot Parts Delivery System Gains Popularity Among Dealers, Gets Drivers Back On The Road Faster
•As consumers demand more in the instant gratification economy – like renting movies in seconds, hailing a ride in minutes or overnight package delivery – there's a push across all industries to get customers what they want in a timely fashion
•Hot Shot express parts delivery from Ford allows custo
Corvette Grand Sport To Pace 101St Indianapolis 500
The Corvette Grand Sport is the official pace car for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 and will lead drivers to the green flag on May 28 for the 101st running of the legendary race.
It marks the 14th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, starting in 1978, and the 28th time a Chevrolet has led the field, dating back to 1948. No other vehicle has served as the pace car more than the Corvette.
Škoda Goes Live With First Digital Showroom
•ŠKODA launches ŠKODA Live Tour – the brand's first digital showroom to combine customer experience in a car showroom with the strengths of online car searches
•Product Hosts assist customers live via internet video link in a purpose built studio space, presenting ŠKODA models on the screen
Mercedes-Benz In April: 50Th Consecutive Sales Record
•New best-ever unit sales with 180,599 vehicles sold worldwide and double-digit growth in April (+10.1%)
•Continuation of strong sales growth in China (+35.3%)
•More than 250,000 units sold of the new E-Class Saloon and Estate since market launch
Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz achieved record
Seat Confirms UK Pricing And Specification For All-New Ibiza
Friday 5th May 2017
•UK order books now open for All-new SEAT Ibiza ahead of showroom arrival on 21 July, priced from only £13,130
•Fifth generation of SEAT's best-selling supermini makes significant advances in all areas – style, quality, performance, handling, refinement and technology
Volkswagen Makes Rapid Progress With Realignment
•Brand CEO Diess: aiming for a leading role
•The largest model offensive in the history of the brand has started
•First quarter of 2017 provides a tailwind for the year as a whole
•Pact for the future: measures will be implemented rapidly
•SUV offensive and expansion of e-mobility to be strength
Statement Responding To UK Government Clean Air Consultation
Jaguar Land Rover has responded to today's publication of the UK Government's consultation on improving air quality. Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK Managing Director, said: 'We welcome the consultation recognising the fundamental difference between older vehicles which contribute to air pollutio
Ford Fiesta Is The Best-Selling Car In Europe In March
•Ford Fiesta is the best-selling car in Europe, according to Ford analysis of March 2017 industry data; 47,000 Ford Fiestas sold in March*
•Ford sold 199,900 vehicles in March, up 14 per cent year-over-year, to become the second best-selling vehicle brand in Europe
•Technologically advanced all-ne
DS Virgin Racing Striving For Success In Monaco
DS Virgin Racing heads to the Monaco ePrix with high expectations following a podium finish in Mexico City.
This is the fifth race of the FIA Formula E Championship season as it arrives in Europe, with a number of races in close succession.
Both drivers of the DSV-02 cars will be fighting f
Seat Posts Impressive April Sales Results As UK's Fastest-Growing Car Brand
•SEAT became the UK's fastest growing car brand* in April, up 12% compared to the same month in 2016. Barcelona-based brand's UK car market share also rocketed from 1.85% to 2.58%
•SEAT broke into top ten true fleet manufacturers for first time, overtaking Nissan, Toyota and Vauxhall
•Best is yet
Aston Martin Racing Snatches Pole Position At 6 Hours Of Spa-Francorchamps
•Lamy delivers scintillating final lap to claim GTE Am pole position for #98
•Average lap time of 2m18.659 ensures second consecutive GTE Am pole
•GTE Pro entries qualify P7 and P8
Friday 5 May, Spa-Francorchamps: Aston Martin Racing has claimed the GTE Am pole for Saturday's second roun
Porsche Digital, Inc. Opens Location In Silicon Valley
Partnerships with innovators in new technologies and venture capital companies
Stuttgart/Santa Clara. Porsche is taking the next step in its digitalization campaign: By opening a new site in Santa Clara, in California's Silicon Valley, Porsche Digital, Inc. is beginning its activities
7 Minutes, 12.7 Seconds: The 2018 911 Gt3 Sets A New Best Lap Time
New 2018 911 GT3 laps the Nurburgring Nordschleife over twelve seconds faster than previous model
ATLANTA, May 4, 2017 -- The new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has celebrated its debut on the Nürburgring with a lap time of 7 minutes, 12.7 seconds on the legendary Nordschleife. The track-bred 9
Kia Motors Returns To Mom 2.0 Summit For Third Consecutive Year
•Automaker to Showcase Growing Line of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles at the Sold-Out Conference for Online and On-Air Content Creators
•More than 800 leading bloggers, entrepreneurs and marketers expected to test-drive and create unique content with four award-winning Kia models
•As part of the bra
Four FCA Us Vehicles Earn Inaugural 'Best Used Car' Award From Cargurus
•Dodge Charger (2011 – 2017) earns 'Best Used Car' award in Mid-size Sedan category
•Dodge Dart (2013 – 2016) named winner of Compact Sedans/Hatchback category
•Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2016) earns top honors in Small Crossovers/SUV category
•Ram 1500 (2011 – 2017) takes first place in Full-size Tru
FCA Us Fleet Product Preview To Visit 24 Cities
•24-city preview begins May 9
•Eight-week tour launches in Dallas and Kansas City
•All FCA US brands represented at each half-day event
•First opportunity for fleet customers to drive the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass and the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan
May 5, 2017 , Auburn H
The Elegance at Hershey to be Held June 9-11
A Weekend of Cars & Causes at The Hotel Hershey
HERSHEY, PA (May 2017) - The Elegance at Hershey is a celebration of a bygone era when the automobile stirred our imaginations and quickened our hearts. Today, people both young and old marvel at the extravagances of the automobiles of the past. Fro
Announcing Event Schedule Changes and an Exceptional Alfa Romeo Revealed for the Pebble Beach Auctions Presented by Gooding & Company
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 3, 2017) – Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, announces new event days for the Pebble Beach Auctions. The auctions will now take place on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19, 2017 with preview days being held
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Reveals Poster Art Celebrating 60Th Anniversary With First Car To Win At Laguna Seca
MONTEREY, Calif., May 4, 2017 — On November 10, 1957, the world of sports car racing forever changed as the checkered flag waved on the first race at the all-new Laguna Seca Raceway. Now, 60 years later, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca continues to thrive. To commemorate the special anniversary, th
Aston Martin Joins Forces With Henley Royal Regatta To Be The First Official Automotive Partner In The Event's History
May 2017, Luxury British Brand Aston Martin is proud to announce a new partnership with Henley Royal Regatta, one of the world's most prestigious and long-standing sporting fixtures. Founded in 1839, the Regatta is an iconic event held under the patronage of the ruling monarch and is a mainstay of t
Pricing Revealed For Powerful New Mercedes-AMG E 63 4Matic+ Estate
•Prices start from £81,130 for 571 hp E 63 4MATIC+
•Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Estate available from £90,490
•On sale now with first customer deliveries arriving in September
The Mercedes-AMG E 63 4MATIC+ Estate is now on sale, with prices starting from £81,130. The E 63 S is available from £9
Aston Martin Racing Fighting Fit For 'Spa-Rring' Match
•Team return for second round of 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship
•Cool and changeable conditions predicted throughout race weekend
•Last competitive action ahead of world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans
Thursday 4 May, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium: The gloves are off this weekend, as Asto
Groupe Renault UK Ranked In Top 50 UK's Best Workplaces List
•Groupe Renault UK ranked in top 50 on UK's Best Workplaces™ list
•Honoured, for the first time, due to its highly trusted and engaged workforce
•Trust, engagement and leadership are key to creating a high performing, competitive business
Groupe Renault UK was named by Great Place to Work® as o
Solid Start To 2017 For BMW Group
•Significant revenues and earnings growth
•Automotive segment EBIT margin within target range
•Sales of electrified vehicles doubled
•Made in Germany: BMW iNEXT to be produced in Dingolfing
•BMW Group reaffirms outlook for full year 2017
•Krüger: Focus on profitability and rigorous implementati
Diamond Days For The Lotus Seven
•Colin Chapman's evergreen classic celebrates 60 years
•Huge track parade of Sevens and Caterham 7s on Saturday
•Anniversaries galore at the Silverstone Classic
•Car club packages available until end of May
The ageless and iconic Lotus Seven will be out in force at this summer's Silverstone Cl
Tailor-Made Sutton Range Rovers Launched At London Motor Show
•Comprehensive personalisation programme for latest Range Rover models
•Upgrades include styling packs, performance tuning, exhausts and wheels
•Programme ranges from subtle refinishing to whole-vehicle customisation
•Available for all Range Rover Sport and Vogue models from 2013 onwards
Kia Stays Strong In April Despite Market Fall
•Kia delivers 6,291 vehicles in April
•Kia in Top Ten brands for month and year
•Market down almost 20 per cent but Kia fall held to 8 per cent
In a market down by almost 20 per cent during April demand from Kia customers allowed the brand to stay strong – seeing only an eight per cent fall co
2017 Jaguar Classic Challenge Season Gets Off To Dramatic Start In Action-Packed Race At Donington
•First race of the 2017 season sees the 37-strong grid featuring a diverse mix of classic Jaguar racing cars
•E-types lock-out the podium spots, with Gary Pearson first, newcomer Ben Short second, father and son duo Graeme and James Dodd third
•Racing continues at the Legends of Brands Hatch Super
Ford Maintains Market Leadership In April With Strong Retail And CV Sales
BRENTWOOD, Essex, 4 May, 2017 – Ford was the UK market leader in total vehicle, car and commercial vehicle (CV) sales in April, and also led retail sales across both car and CV sectors .
According to the official sales figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT):
First Prototype Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Heads Multi-Million Pound Coys London Auction
The first prototype Ferrari 275 GTB/4, estimated at £2,000,000 to £2,500,000, will go under the hammer at Coys' London auction at the Royal Horticultural Halls in Westminster on May 18th.
This most significant Ferrari was the first 275 GTB/4 produced in 1966 and was used to unveil this legendary
A Record Quarter: On The Way To A Great Year
•Total shipments at 2,003 units, up 121 units (+6.4%)
•Net revenues grew at Euro 821 million, up 5% (+20.4% at constant currencies)
•Adjusted EBITDA(1) of Euro 242 million, margin now at 5% (30.1% without FX hedges(2))
•Adjusted EBIT(1) of Euro 177 million, 360 bps margin increase to 6% (22.3% wi
Marcus Rutherford Foundation And Peugeot Tour Arrives At The London Motor Show
•PEUGEOT and Marcus Rutherford Foundation represented at 2017 London Motor Show
•Marcus Rutherford Foundation PEUGEOT Tour Bus at Battersea Evolution from May 4-7
•One-of-a-kind converted PEUGEOT Boxer is a cancer information centre for young people, patients and donors
PEUGEOT and the Marcus R
Škoda's Sales Revenue, Deliveries And Operating Profit Increase
•ŠKODA achieves best first quarter in company's history
•Sales revenue increases by 28.3% to 4.3 billion euros compared to same period last year
•Operating profit increases by 31.7% to 415 million euros
•ŠKODA delivers 283,500 vehicles (+ 2.5%) in first three months of 2017
•Bernhard Maier: 'ŠKO
Fiat Chrysler Motor Village UK's Double Display At London Motor Show
Two prominent stands and a selection of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK's ever-popular models make up the exciting display for Motor Village UK at this year's London Motor Show, which opens today (4 May).
The FCA UK flagship dealer has divided its total exhibition between two distinct displays – on
Sixteen Automotive Suppliers Honored For Excellence At 2017 FCA US Annual Supplier Conference
May 3, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC honored 16 North American supplier partners at the Company's annual Supplier Conference held at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit. The Supplier of the Year awards recognize companies that have shown an extraordinary commitment to innovation, qual
'Recalculating' Broadcast Spot Launches Jeep® Brand Marketing And Advertising Campaign For All-New 2017 Jeep Compass
•Campaign launches in U.S. with 60-second 'Recalculating' spot on broadcast in North America on Thursday, May 4
•Global campaign will feature customized creative for each region
•In addition to TV, the campaign includes print, in-cinema 3D, digital advertising, CRM and experiential activations
The BMW Performance Driving School Set To Contest 2017 One Lap Of America With BMW M3 Competition Package
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 4, 2017… The BMW Performance Driving School with partners BMW M Performance Parts, IHG Rewards Club, and Continental Tire, today announces its entry in the 2017 One Lap of America with the BMW M3 Competition Package sedan. BMW Performance Center Driving Instructor, Mi
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Named One Of '10 Most Affordable 3-Row Vehicles' By Kelley Blue Book's Kbb.Com
Mitsubishi Outlander receives accolade in this category for fourth consecutive year
May 04, 2017 -- CYPRESS, Calif. -- The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander is one of the '10 Most Affordable 3-Row Vehicles' of 2017, according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com.
The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander r
Porsche Cars North America Statement Regarding Macan Recall
May 4, 2017 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall on 51,497 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo models in the U.S. manufactured between March 4, 2014, and April 14, 2017.
Porsche determined that fine hairline cracks could appear, after an extended period
Mecum Auctions To Sponsor No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet In 101St Indianapolis 500
DRR Legacy at Indy 500 goes back to the 1920s with 'Pop' Dreyer
WALWORTH, Wis. – May 4, 2017 – Mecum Auctions today announced that it will be the primary sponsor for the No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 set for Sunday, May 28, wi
Mirage Family Is One Of The '10 Most Affordable New Cars' Of 2017 According To Kelley Blue Book's KBB.Com
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage and Mirage G4 recognized in this category
May 04, 2017 -- CYPRESS, Calif. -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage sedan and hatchback models have been recognized by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com as one of the '10
Cadillac Global Sales Rise 40.9% In April
•Growth in U.S. sales, market share and average transaction price
•Continued record growth in China
Substantial gains in both the U.S. and China drove Cadillac global sales to 28,163 units in April, an increase of 40.9 percent over the same period in 2016. April marked the 11th consecutive month
Raptor's Cutting-Edge Terrain Management System Enabled By Cutting-Edge Awd/4Wd Transfer Case
•All-new 2017 F-150 Raptor features a cutting-edge transfer case that merges all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive capabilities for handling virtually any situation – including sport, weather, four-high desert and four-low locked off-road driving
•Controlled automatically via all-new Terrain Managem
Toyota Celebrates 40 Years Of Research And Development In North America With Opening Of Expanded R&D Centers In Michigan
The $154 million expansion furthers Toyota's commitment to vehicle development, mobility, safety and advance research operations in North America
York Township, Mich. (May 4, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its North American research and d
Inaugural Drive Toward A Cure Rally Raises Awareness And Funds For Parkinson'S Disease Research And Patient Care
More than 70 Drivers & Navigators Take Parkinson's Challenge in All-New Direction
LOS ANGELES – May 4, 2017 - - Legendary gentleman racers like Phil Hill, David Love and Sam Posey are not the only individuals challenged by Parkinson's Disease that have enjoyed a good drive. The Dri
Expanded Mercedes-AMG GT3 Effort Set To Extend Imsa Weathertech Sportscar Championship GTD Points Leads In Texas
Season-High Four Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Competing in IMSA GTD This Weekend at Circuit of The Americas
May 4, 2017 - Austin, TX -- A season-high four Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing entries in the GT Daytona (GTD) class at this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech
1995 Ford GT90 Concept
Edge design burst on to the scene with the revolutionary GT90 in 1995. The name hinted at the inspiration for the car, Fords highly successful GT40 road/race car of the 1960s. In format, there were similarities: this was a very low, mid-engined two-seater with fantastic performance potential, but in truth the cars were very divergent.
Mitsubishi Motors Introduces 2017 Lancer Limited Edition Model
Mitsubishi Motors North America today announced a Limited Edition trim level for the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer. Positioned directly above the ES base model, the Lancer Limited Edition offers customers a unique trim package that encompasses technology and styling at an affordable, competitive price.
Vauxhall Zimmerli Velox 18-6
Conceived and constructed in Northern Switzerland at the Gebrider Zimmerli factory in Reiden between 1946 and 1949, this two-seater was their solitary effort to construct a showpiece for their body-work capabilities. The tubular chassis was of their own design, while the alloy bodywork was done single-handedly by an Italian body man who remained to work after being locally interned during World War II.
Junior Judging Team Announced For This Weekend's Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance
VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 3, 2017) – The team of student judges from surrounding Moore County high schools have been announced for Saturday's Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, with one deserving prep judge poised to earn a college scholarship.
The vintage car showcase has awarded a col
Cannonball Outlaw Reunion Set For June 2 In Greenwich, Conn.
GREENWICH, Conn. (May 3, 2017) - On June 2, in Greenwich, Conn., a group of original outlaws depicted in the 1981 film 'Cannonball Run' will come together in one place to recount those outrageous stories of beating the law as they raced cross-country from New York City to Los Angeles in some
Spring into Spring Classic with La Gala Seca Charity Night Invigorated with a Lively Panel Discussion
MONTEREY, Calif., May 3, 2017 — Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will kick off its 60th anniversary season May 19-21 with the inaugural Spring Classic vintage car race weekend. And while historic Formula One, Can-Am and Trans-Am cars will be headlining the racing activities, another event will be ta
Continuation Pioneer Lister Introduces Knobbly To The Road
•More than 60 years after its race debut, the Lister Motor Company reveals road legal version of its landmark Knobbly
•Lister Knobbly is the first original specification continuation car to be fully eligible for IVA type approval
•Built at George Lister Engineering in Cambridge, using the original
Volkswagen Group Expedites Joint Extension Of Gas Mobility
•Volkswagen Group signs statement about expansion of CNG mobility
•The objective: increasing CNG vehicle fleet in Germany tenfold to 1 million by 2025, and expanding filling station network to 2.000 locations
•Gas-fuelled mobility is environmental protection that is immediately available
Groupe PSA And Nutonomy Form Strategic Partnership To Test Fully Autonomous Vehicles In Singapore
•nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its self-driving software and sensor system into the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV for on-road testing later this year.
•The ultimate goal of the partnership is the deployment of thousands of fully autonomous cars in cities worldwide.
Paris, France and Boston, Massac
SEAT Set To Unveil Ateca FR And 600 Concept Car At Automobile Barcelona 2017
•The new SEAT Ateca FR will make its international debut at Automobile Barcelona 2017
•Home city event will also be venue of choice for a new experiment in design by SEAT, the Concept Car SEAT 600
•Technology, connectivity, digitalisation and smart mobility will be the main themes of the show
Rare Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Is Stratstone's Star Of The Show
•Stratstone will be displaying one of the 'Missing Six' Lightweight E-types at this week's The Confused.com London Motor Show
•History of the iconic car will be celebrated on the group's stand (G7), which will also feature a champagne bar
•Event returns to Battersea Evolution from 4th to 7th May 2
SsangYong Adds Increased Safety For Tivoli And Tivoli XLV
•New safety features available include Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assistance, and Traffic Sign Recognition
•Tivoli priced from £13,300 & Tivoli XLV from £19,200
•5-year limitless mileage warranty
In-Car Entertainment Is In Everyone's Hands With Volkswagen's Media Control App
•Volkswagen Media Control is now standard on the Discover Navigation infotainment system
•Passengers' smartphones become an in-car remote control
•Other improvements to vehicle specifications right across the Volkswagen range
Milton Keynes, 3 May 2017 – 'Flipper', 'zapper', 'doo-dad' or
Volkswagen Group Starts Fiscal Year 2017 On A Strong Footing
•Group sales revenue increases by 10.3 percent in the first three months to EUR 56.2 billion
•Net liquidity in the Automotive Division remains a robust EUR 23.6 billion at the end of March
•Operating profit improves to EUR 4.4 billion
•CEO Matthias Müller: 'The healthy quarterly figures strengthe
All-Electric Nissan E-NV200 Goes On Tour Driving 10,000 Km Across Europe's Most Beautiful Vistas
•The Nissan e-NV200 will undertake a 35 day European Electrip across eight countries
•The road trip starts in Barcelona and ends in Norway, showcasing the European Electric Corridor
•The electric tour will take place from May to June; covering France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden
Enhanced UK Specification For All-New Audi RS 5 Coupé
New lighter, faster RS coupé to join UK Audi range with exceptional specification including valuable upgrades to dynamics and infotainment
•All-new RS 5 Coupé available to order later this month priced from £62,900 OTR – first deliveries later this summer
•New 2.9 TFSI with 450PS and 600Nm
Subaru Rally Team USA Encouraged By Improved Pace At Global Rallycross Championship Season Opener In Memphis
Cherry Hill, N.J. - After completing their first round of the 2017 Red Bull GRC season in Memphis, TN, Subaru Rally Team USA left the event in good spirits despite a tough result in the final.
After spending 2016 focusing on testing and development, the team debuted recently signed facto
Jaguar Land Rover Reports Us Sales For April 2017
•Best ever Jaguar Land Rover U.S. April sales month
•Best ever April sales month for Jaguar F-TYPE
•Jaguar F-PACE, winner of two 2017 World Car of the Year Awards, volume leader for the month
•Best ever April sales month for Land Rover Discovery Sport
•Second Best Land Rover April sales month dr
Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 Scores Top-5 Finish At Virginia International Raceway
Danville, Virginia — The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 returned to Pirelli World Challenge action in the U.S. last weekend with GT Academy winner Ricardo Sanchez joining forces with Frankie Montecalvo.
The duo are contesting all five SprintX rounds of the championship in 2017 and kicked off their
Ford's Biggest Work Trucks Receive Performance And Service Improvements To Help Do Even More Work
•Electronic stability control and traction control brakes now standard on tractor models (optional on F-750 diesel straight frame model*)
•New diesel engine soot trap regeneration inhibitor allows driver to postpone incinerating trapped soot until regeneration can be performed in a preferred locati
The Exclusive North American Premiere Of The Bmw i8 Memphisstyle At Frieze Art Fair New York
BMW presents two Art and Design Talks in partnership with SoHo House.
Munich/New York. The partnership between the BMW Group and the Frieze New York art fair will enter its sixth consecutive year, when the fair opens its gates on Manhattan's Randall Island from May 5 - 7, 2017. As p
2018 GMC Terrain Starts At $25,970
Premium compact SUV offers more value with new design, more premium features
DETROIT — Pricing for the all-new 2018 Terrain will start at an MSRP of $25,9701 when it goes on sale this summer, GMC announced today.
The all-new Terrain offers greater refinement and versatility to ad
Ford Begins Construction For Wagner Place, New Urban Office And Retail Space In West Dearborn
•Ford celebrates groundbreaking of Wagner Place, a unique urban environment offering new retail and restaurant options as well as office space for 600 Ford employees
•Scheduled for completion next year, the 150,000-square-foot development is part of Ford's transformation of its more than 60-year-ol
Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Kicks Off Fifth Season At Circuit Of The Americas
•Fifth Season of North American Competition Begins
•LB Cup Champion Chouest Returns
•Three Women to Compete in 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (May 3, 2017) - The fifth season of Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America gets underway May 4-6 at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. The seri
Maven Gig Accelerates The Freelance Mobility Economy
•Maven Gig provides access to your independent driving gigs, such as GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
•The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be the initial vehicle offering with free charging at EVgo stations.
•Pricing is $229 per week and includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenan
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Produces One Millionth Sorento In The U.S.
(West Point, GA.) May 2, 2017 – On Monday, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrated production of the plant's one millionth Sorento CUV at its West Point facility.
Representing an investment of more than $1.1 billion, KMMG launched production of the Sorento on Nov. 16, 2009
Volvo Car UK's Popular S60 And V60 Business Edition Receives Lux Upgrade
•Lux version includes leather upholstery, rear parking camera and 17-inch alloys
•Luxurious, tax-friendly model offers BIK tax rates from just 22%
•Business Edition variant accounts for 29% of total S60/V60 sales
•S60 Business Edition Lux priced from just £24,545 (OTR); V60 from £25,745
Renault Announces Pricing And Specifications For Connected And Distinctive New Captur
•Bolder, more assertive look, closer in style to its Renault crossover siblings Kadjar and Koleos
•More luxurious and refined interior
•New top-of-the-range Signature S Nav version
•More connected, R-LINK now compatible with Android Auto™
•Front parking sensors, Blind Spot Warning, Hands-Free P
Dacia Announces New Logan MCV Stepway UK Pricing & Specification
•Dacia announces UK pricing and specification for New Logan MCV Stepway
•Distinctive rugged exterior look to New Logan MCV Stepway
•Maintains the same impressive interior space with 573-litre boot as New Logan MCV
•Available with choice of TCe 90 and dCi 90 engines
•Logan MCV Stepway priced from
Renault Sport Racing – 2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix, Sunday
Renault Sport Formula One Team secured its second points-scoring finish of 2017 with a robust eighth place from Nico Hülkenberg in the VTB Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom. Nico started eighth then ran a mammoth 40-lap stint on his qualifying Ultrasort tyres before changing to the Supersoft
JD Classics Secures Two Victories At Donington Historic Festival
•JD Classics secured two overall race victories at this weekend's Donington Historic Festival, having entered a total of four cars
•The Maldon-based team competed in a Bastos Rover SD1, ex-Tom Walkinshaw Racing Jaguar XJS, Costin Lister and Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar XK120
•The JD Classics Costin Lister
The Peugeot 208 WRX To Take On The Challenge Of Hockenheim's 'Stadium'
After Team Peugeot Hansen's second place at Montalegre, Portugal, two weeks ago, Sébastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen are looking forward to entertaining the expected 75,000 spectators packed into the Stadium section of Germany's Hockenheimring, home of Round 3 of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championsh
Fastest Ever Renault UK Clio Cup Races On The Cards At High-Speed Thruxton
There's less than a week to go before 2017's Renault UK Clio Cup arrives at the fearsome Thruxton circuit (Sat 6/Sun 7 May) and, if the record-breaking pace of the opening rounds continues at the Hampshire venue, then fans watching the action trackside and on ITV4 could well witness the fastest race
Neuville Pips Evans To Win In Argentina Thriller
•The third closest finish in WRC history
•Belgian edges out Welshman by less than a second
•Ogier finishes fourth to extend championship lead
•Red Bull TV presenter Mike Chen picks his top five drivers
•Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV
Rally Argentina had it all: more twi
Double Top As Swedish Star Conquers 'Killer' Kielder Forest
•Fredrik Ahlin wins Pirelli International Rally
•Welshman Osian Pryce takes second place after epic duel
•Hyundai i20 R5 shows impressive pace on BRC debut
•Split second between top Prestone Motorsport News Junior BRC finishers
•Prestone British Rally Championship now heads back to Scotland
Next Stop Thruxton For BTCC: Britain's Premier Motor Sport Championship Set For Britain's Fastest Circuit
A capacity grid of 32 cars, and some of the closest competition the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has seen in its history, is set for the throwback speed test offered up by Hampshire's Thruxton Circuit – the fastest circuit in Britain – over the weekend of the 6/7 May.
New Special Edition Autohome Roof Tent For Mini Countryman
•New special edition AirTop roof tent, developed by AUTOHOME in cooperation with the MINI Design Team
•Two-man tent, designed perfectly to be mounted on the roof of a MINI Countryman and other MINI models
•Uses conventional MINI roof rails with no need for tools to install
•Comes with a solid alu
New Starring Role For Movie Legend Sir Patrick Stewart
•Screen and stage legend joins star-studded Silverstone Classic celebrity grid
•Hollywood A-Lister ready to race after passing competition licence driving test
•Rivals include Olympic gold medallists plus icons from sport, film and TV
•All tickets must be purchased in advance
Acting legend Sir
Unique 'World Car Of The Year' Jaguar F-Pace Heading For London Motor Show
•Following its double win at the World Car of the Year Awards, a unique Jaguar F-PACE in World Car of the Year livery will be appearing at the London Motor Show
•Jaguar's first ever SUV was named as 2017 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year at the awards in early April
Škoda Produces 1.5-Millionth Third-Generation Octavia
•Milestone vehicle rolls off the production line at the main plant in Mladá Boleslav
•More than five million customers have opted for the 'heart of the brand' since 1996
•Over 80,000 third-generation Octavia have been chosen by UK customers
•The ŠKODA OCTAVIA is one of the most successful model l
Four Thousand Riders Take To The Roads Of Sheffield On The Maserati Tour De Yorkshire Ride
Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – On Sunday morning 4,000 cyclists took part in the third edition of the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride. Amateur cyclists rode across 45km, 75km and 100km routes along many of the steep and winding roads that the third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire pro ride was competed
Driv'N And 'Stayin' Alive': High School Students From Memphis, TN-Area Win Grand Prize In Toyota Teendrive365
Students Win $15,000 and Their PSA, an Imaginative Music Video, Will Run on Select Discovery Networks
Silver Spring, MD (May 1, 2017) – Just got your driver's license? Can't wait to floor it? Wait — two Memphis-area teens have a grand-prize winning video message about how to 'Stay A
Toyota Motor North America Reports April 2017 Sales
•TMNA and Toyota division set April sales record in light trucks
•Toyota division SUVs up nearly 9 percent
•Lexus NX sees new best-ever April
PLANO, Texas (May 2, 2017) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Inc., today reported its U.S. April 2017 sales of 201,926 units, a decrease of 4.4
BMW M235i Racing Drivers Open 2017 Pirelli World Challenge With 2 Podium Finishes In Rounds 1 And A Victory In Round 2
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – May 1, 2017 . . . BMW drivers brought a record 15 M235i Racing cars to the opening rounds of the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car Championship at Virginia International Raceway, in Alton, Virginia with excellent results.
Greg Liefooghe, dri
Audi Of America Sets April Sales Record On Strong Demand Across Lineup
•Q5 SUV sales increased 26 percent to 5,028 vehicles
•Sales of Q7 rose 22 percent; Second-best month for flagship SUV
•Consumer demand for A4 sedan increased 9 percent; A5 sales up 24 percent
HERNDON, Virginia, May 2, 2017 – Audi of America's April sales increased 5 percent to 18,711 veh
Volkswagen Of America Reports April 2017 Sales Results
•April sales totaled 27,557 units, an increase of 1.6 percent over April 2016
•Total Golf sales, including Golf SportWagen and Alltrack, totaled 7,187 units delivered, an increase of 40.7 percent over April 2016
•Chattanooga-built Passat sales totaled 6,148 units, an increase of 9.2 percent over
GM Crossover Sales Surge Driving Retail Share Higher
Daily rental deliveries down 20 percent per plan
DETROIT — General Motors (NYSE: GM) today reported April sales of 244,406 crossovers, trucks and cars, driven by exceptionally strong crossover sales at Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac.
GM expects to gain retail market share for
Mazda Reports April Sales
IRVINE, Calif. (May 2, 2017) – Mazda North American Operations today reported April U.S. sales of 24,164 vehicles, representing a decrease of 7.8 percent versus April of last year. With 26 selling days in April 2017 versus 27 year-over-year in 2016, the adjusted daily sales rate is down 4.2 p
Volvo Cars Reports Global Sales Growth Of 10.5 Per Cent In April
Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, saw a good start to the second quarter in April, reporting global retail sales growth of 10.5 per cent for the month. Volvo Cars' three main sales regions all contributed to the double-digit growth.
Total sales for the month amounted to 46,895 cars, compared to 4
Nissan Group Reports April 2017 U.S. Sales
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for April 2017 of 121,998 units, a decrease of 1.5 percent over the prior year.
•Nissan Division finished April with 111,201 sales, down 2 percent.
•Overall sales of Nissan crossovers, trucks and SUVs set
It's A New Era Of Lexus Performance And Design
Lexus Unveils Pivotal New Marketing Campaign to Launch the First-Ever LC and LC Hybrid
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 2, 2017)—To launch the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC—a vehicle that signals a new era of Lexus performance and design—the brand has developed a comprehensive marketing campaign as
BMW Group U.S. Reports April 2017 Sales
•BMW brand sales decrease 9.3 percent
•MINI brand sales decrease 27.4 percent
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – May 2, 2017… Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 9.3 percent in April for a total of 22,624 compared to 24,951 vehicles sold in April, 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 1.3 percent
American Honda Reports April Sales With Record For Honda Trucks
May 2, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif.
•Honda Division sales up 1.2 percent for first four months of 2017
•CR-V posts fifth straight record month, up 26.6 percent for the year
•HR-V sets new April record, up 25.5 percent for the year
•Civic and Accord sales remain strong with retail customers
Infiniti Reports April Sales In The U.S.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – INFINITI today reported sales of 10,797 vehicles in the U.S. during April, an increase of 3.5 percent for the month and an increase of 26 percent for the year.
The QX80 premium full-size SUV had its best April, with an increase of 28 percent. The QX70 performance crosso
More Than 275 No Reserve Vehicles Slated For Dana Mecum's 30Th Original Spring Classic
Five Collections to be offered at No Reserve During 30th-Anniversary Auction at Indiana State Fairgrounds
Walworth, Wis. – May 2, 2017 – More than 275 offerings at no reserve both individually and from several collections headlining Dana Mecum's 30th Original Spring Classic Aucti
Kia Motors America Announces April Sales
Forte Compact Cars Lead Sales with Best-Ever Monthly Performance
IRVINE, Calif., May 2, 2017 – Kia Motors America today announced April sales of 53,358 units, led by the Forte nameplate with 10,496 units sold, the highest monthly sales total in company history for the family of comp
Hyundai Motor America Reports Best Tucson Sales Month In Company History
•April Sales of 63,050 Vehicles; Up 1 Percent Overall
•Best Combined CUV/SUV April Ever
•Elantra and Sonata Also See Increases in April
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 2, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America today set an all-time mark for monthly Tucson sales and along with increased demand for Ela
Volvo Announces April Sales
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (May 2, 2017) - Volvo Car USA, LLC, (VCUSA) reported U.S. sales of 7,121 vehicles for the month of April, a 15.4 percent increase versus April 2016.
The top seller for the month was the XC90 with 2,349 vehicles sold, followed by the XC60 with 2,046 vehicles sold, a 40.5 per
Chevrolet Introduces First-Ever Global Video Subscription Content Series On Twitter
DETROIT – Chevrolet is collaborating with Twitter to deliver the automaker's new 'Everything but Football, Football Show' directly to fans through a first-ever global video subscription service on Twitter.
To help fans remember to tune in, they are invited to 'Retweet to Subscribe' so that
Porsche Reports New All-Time Record Sales Month In April
5,529 vehicles sold in the U.S.
ATLANTA, May 2, 2017 -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced April 2017 sales of 5,529 vehicles. This i
FCA US Reports April 2017 Sales
•Ram Truck brand sales up 5 percent; pickup sales increase 8 percent versus same month a year ago
•Jeep® Grand Cherokee sales up 6 percent, compared with same month a year ago
•Three Dodge brand vehicles post sales gains; Dodge Journey crossover sales up 72 percent
•All-new Chrysler Pacifica mini
Genesis Motor America Reports April Sales
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.,May 2, 2017 – Genesis Motor America today reported sales of 1,399 for the month of April.
'As we continue to focus on building the Genesis brand, we've achieved significant improvements in unaided awareness, consumer opinion, and proud to own data in the first quart
Ford F-Series Surpasses The 70,000 Mark; Ford Brand Suvs Set Record; Company's Overall U.S. Sales Down 7.2 Percent
DEARBORN, Mich., May 2, 2017 – Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today reported its April 2017 sales results. Click here or visit media.ford.com to view the news release. Ford will begin its monthly sales call at 10 a.m. ET this morning when Erich Merkle, Ford U.S. sales analyst, will host a conf
Mercedes-Benz USA Reports April Sales Of 26,932
Mar 2, 2017 -- ATLANTA -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales volume at 26,932 units, decreasing 7.9% from the 29,236 vehicles sold during the same month last year. On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 106,073 units, increasing 1.0% from the previous year, w
Mitsubishi Motors Reports April 2017 Sales
•Outlander Sport posts its best ever April sales with 2,688 units sold
•CUV sales continue to lead the way with year to date sales of 21,857 up 15.9 percent over 2016
•Calendar year-to-date sales are 37,522 up 7.6 percent
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) reported April 2017 s
Strong Impreza Sales Helps Propel Subaru To Record April
•Record April - monthly sales increase 4 percent over April 2016
•65 consecutive months of yearly month-over-month growth
•Best April ever for Outback, Forester and Impreza
•38 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold
•45 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
Bmw Team RLL - Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown Preview
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – May 2, 2017… A change in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule will see BMW Team RLL race at the Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, Texas on May 6 instead of the series' usual September date. The two-hour-and-forty-minute Advance Auto Parts SportsC
Ford F-250 Super Duty Named Best Truck In Three-Quarter Ton Class By Editors Of Pickuptrucks.Com
DEARBORN, Mich., May 2, 2017 – The experts from PickupTrucks.com and Cars.com named the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch pickup truck the 'Best Premium Three-quarter Ton Pickup truck of 2017' – a clear and decisive win over segment challengers from General Motors, Nissan and Ram.
RM Sotheby's Teams with Auctions America to Grow Popular Santa Monica Sale
• RM Sotheby's joins forces with Auctions America to host this year's Santa Monica sale, June 24 – 25 at the historic Barker Hangar
• Early auction highlights led by a pair of Ferrari supercars: a 1992 Ferrari F40 and a 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB
• Sale to also feature the 1939 Lincoln-Zephyr 'Scrape',
The Lancia Astura was designed to receive the best custom coachwork available in the 1930s. Pinin Farina was among the first companies to body the Astura. These luxurious cars gained notoriety after the Mussolini regime made them official government transportation.
From the very beginning, racing has played an important role in the development of Porsche automobiles. Ferdinand Porsche and his son, Ferry, both recognized that racing exposed any inherent weaknesses in a vehicle's design and allowed new technologies to be developed and tested. Porsche cars were entered in countless races, often with outstanding results, but it would not be until 1962 that Stuttgart's famous firm ventured into the competitive Formula 1 scene.
Toyota Land Cruiser FJ 40
The Toyota Land Cruiser began as a prototype in 1951 and saw use during the Korean War. It has been in production longer than any other vehicle manufactured by Toyota and is commonly known as the Toyota Jeep. The early model had a B-Type, 3.4-liter inline-6 gasoline engine and fitted into a SB-Type, 1-ton truck chassis. After being rejected by the National Police and military installations in favor of the Willys, full-scale production began for the BJ in August of 1953.
First Colorado ZR2 Pickups Heading To Customers
One of the first ZR2s will be prepared for Best in the Desert competition by Hall Racing
WENTZVILLE, Mo. — Initial deliveries of the highly anticipated 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup have begun. The first production trucks shipped from the Wentzville Assembly Center 40 miles wes
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Double-Up On Pirelli World Challenge Sprintx Wins Sunday
Mercedes- AMG GT3 Wins First Pirelli World Challenge Race With CRP Racing and Black Swan Racing Teams
May 1, 2017 -- Danville, VA -- Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams doubled-up on race wins Sunday in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX competition at Virginia International
Honda Supports Outstanding Latino Students Of Abrego Future Scholars Program At California State University, Fullerton
May 1, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif.
•30th annual Hispanic Scholarship Golf Tournament, presented by Honda, raises more than $200,000
•Abrego Future Scholars Program recognizes talented students pursuing business degrees as Honda Scholars
•CSUF junior Albert Bustamante and freshman Alejandro Mu
GM Opens Historic Durant-Dort Factory One
Includes archive and research center and community meeting space
FLINT, Mich. — General Motors today opened the restored Durant-Dort Factory One, considered to be the company's birthplace and epicenter of the global auto industry.
Once home to the Flint Road Cart Co., established
Land Rover Launches New Marketing Campaign To Celebrate The Arrival Of The New Discovery In North America
•Ahead of the 35th America's Cup competition, Land Rover BAR sailing team appear in new 30-second TVC 'Serenity in the Storm'
•New Discovery joins the Discovery Sport in the Land Rover line up, rounding out the Discovery family of vehicles
•Campaign includes interactive media partnerships with New
Good Brakes Can Lead To Good Breaks At Circuit Of The Americas
IRVINE, Calif. (May 1, 2017) – After a best-ever finish on the streets of Long Beach, the Mazda Prototype team will attempt to improve on that third-place tally this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Advance Auto Parts SportsC
Vin Diesel Officially Joins Dodge//SRT Family To Form 'The Brotherhood Of Muscle'
•First three Dodge 'The Brotherhood of Muscle' commercials, starring Diesel, debut May 1
•Partnership includes additional TV spots and social media extensions
•Diesel currently stars in Universal Pictures' 'The Fate of the Furious,' the No. 1 film in the world, which just had the world's biggest g
82% sell through rate and award winning 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster tops the sales at Worldwide Auctioneers' Texas Classic Auction
Auburn, Indiana. April 26, 2017. Worldwide Auctioneers' first sale in Arlington got off to a buoyant start at the weekend, with total sales of $6.52 million at a sell through rate of 82%, attracting lively onsite and plenty of telephone bidding from customers across the US and overseas. The T