1995 Indianapolis 500: Villeneuve's First CrownIn 1966, the Englishman Graham Hill would come through 500 miles at Indianapolis to collect the win. He was already a World Champion in Formula One, and now, a champion at Indianapolis. He would go on to win at Le Mans in the early 1970s making him the only driver in history to have won the three major racing events. In 1995, just one year before the 30th anniversary of Hill's accomplishment, Jacques Villeneuve would overcome a wild and controversial Indy 500 to start his own march toward the triple crown of motorsports.
French History Takes Centre Stage At RM's Paris Collector Car Auction At Place VaubanRM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, makes a highly anticipated return to Paris, 4 February for its second annual sale during the world-famous Retromobile show week. Featuring a handpicked selection of 60 motor cars, the boutique auction will be held at the historic Place Vauban in central Paris, the perfect setting to present the finest examples of racing, sports and touring cars from both pre- and post-war periods.
Miami. At the 2014 Art Basel in Miami Beach, BMW will present two of its legendary BMW Art Cars – the BMW 320 by Roy Lichtenstein (1977) and the BMW M3 by Michael Jagamara Nelson (1989). BMW is inviting visitors to view the BMW A
Infiniti designers from its San Diego studio looked toward the future in which augmented reality, 3D hologram and wearable technologies may be a part of the everyday driving experience, creating a seamless interaction between man and machine.
New York City, NY. The BMW Group continues adding innovative mobility services under the brand BMW i. The company's venture capital company, BMW i Ventures, is announcing a new investment in Zendrive. Ze
Miami, FL - Subaru Of America, Inc., in collaboration with HIV-positive designer Mondo Guerra will reveal a one-of-a-kind wrapped 2015 Legacy as part of its Love Responsiblytm campaign to commemorate th
CHEVROLET CRUZE NAMED 2014 FLEET CAR OF THE YEARDETROIT – The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze was named the 2014 Fleet Car of the Year by Automotive Fleet and Business Fleetmagazines. Fleet managers from both large and small fleets and covering every fleet segment selected the Cruze as the winner, besting 48 other cars.
'Mary Kay selected the Chev
The Ferrari 250 Europa GTFerrari introduced their 250 Europa GT in October of 1954 at the Grand Palais. The prior year, Ferrari had unveiled the 250 Europa. The 250 Europa GT rested on a redesigned Tipo 508 chassis, featuring a wider track and a wheelbase about 8 inches shorter than the prior model. It received an independent coil-spring suspension in the front which replaced the previous model's transverse leaf-spring arrangement.
The Lamborghini CountachLamborghini would introduce the concept of the supercar with its Miura. However, Lamborghini would go even further, producing a veritable supercar that many would only behold in posters on wall or on the big screen. Its wedge shape and angular lines would become immediately iconic; a futuristic sports car that fit an age when reaching to the stars never seemed closer.
AUDI HEADS FOR GRAND WEC FINALE IN BRAZIL• Battle for manufacturers' title and runner-up's spot for the drivers • Tom Kristensen ends professional career • Special visual appearance of the number 1 R18 e-tron quattro
Ingolstadt, November 24, 2014 – Brazil is hosting the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC
PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA (November 22 2014): Sam Bird cruised to victory in the 2014 FIA Formula E Ycapital Management Putrajaya ePrix ahead of championship-leader Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi. The Virgin Racing driver cross
NASA RACERS MAKE UP MAJORITY OF MAZDA CLUB RACER SHOOTOUT FINALISTSNapa Valley, CA - NASA is proud to announce that NASA racers have secured the majority of finalist positions in the 2014 Mazda Club Racer Shootout. Specifically, NASA competitors will be representing 5 of the 6 positions coming from real-life racing, and potentially taking the step up the rac
REDESIGNED AUDI LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW STAND FEATURES NEW INTERACTIVE MURAL◾Making its debut is a 10 x 25 foot Audi interactive mural that lets multiple users experience a host of vehicle and technology stories ◾Two large LED walls showcase new Audi product and technology news ◾A 20 x 60 foot white glass parallelogram stage features the new Audi prologue concept vehicle,
Walworth, Wis. – November 24, 2014 – Mecum Auctions returns to the Kansas City Convention Center Dec. 4-6 with an estimated 750 classic and collector cars expected to cross the auction block. The consignment
Not necessarily what they see in the mirror but the perfect bodies of the new trucks that beg
Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers' world championshipA triumphant end to the 2014 Formula 1 season for Mercedes-Benz as MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton wins the concluding race of the campaign at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to take the Formula 1 world championship title for the second time in his career. His team-mate Nico Rosberg ends the season as runner-up. Between them, Hamilton and Rosberg accumulated 16 wins, 18 pole positions, 12 fastest laps and 31 podium finishes. With eleven one-two wins in a single season, the team surpassed the previous record set by McLaren in 1988. The 16th victory of the season in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix means that MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS no longer share the record with any other team for the highest number of wins in one season.
Mercedes-Maybach S-Class: Stylish, effortless superiority combined with trend-setting exclusivityAt the world première in Guangzhou and the presentation in Los Angeles, the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is being unveiled almost simultaneously in its two key markets of the ÚSA and China. The vehicle makes its début at Auto Guangzhou and the Los Angeles Auto Show just hours apart. At 5453 mm long and with a wheelbase of 3365 mm, the flagship of the Mercedes-Benz model range is 20 cm larger in both dimensions than the S-Class Saloon with long wheelbase. Rear passengers benefit from this increased size as well as from standard equipment that includes executive seats on both left and right and other exclusive details such as innovative voice amplification. In the rear, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is also the world's quietest production saloon car.
BMW i3 WINS GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015Munich. With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014, as the first dedicated all-electric vehicl
DETROIT – No time today to make it to the spa or schedule a visit with the massage therapist, no problem. On two 2015 models, Cadillac is offering front driver and passenger seats that can knead, roll and rel
2015 SUBARU IMPREZA EARNS 2014 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARDCherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the new 2015 Subaru Impreza as an IIHS 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK, and when equipped with the optional EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, the model receives the IIHS
SUFFIELD, Ohio, November 21, 2014 – The Goodyear blimp, nicknamed 'Santa Claus Express' for the holidays, and the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve will conduct their fourth joi
FORMATION OF THE FORMULA E TEAMS' ASSOCIATIONThe teams competing in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship are announcing today that they have recently formed the Formula E Teams' Association, which will operate from London, UK.
The association will provide a forum to respond to Formula E Holdings and the FIA on issues impacting the teams
In addition to live race coverage, the agreement will see RTM air delayed footage from the morning's qualifying session. R
LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO HEADS TO SEPANG FOR WORLD FINALSEPANG, Malaysia (Nov. 20, 2014) - The weekend of 20-23 November will be a full one in Sepang (MAL) for Automobili Lamborghini, with the final rounds of the European and Asian Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo; the World Final of all three series including North America; and followed by the
Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) is again collaborating with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, American Red Cross, American Heart Association, and Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. for its 2014 charita
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced a series of leadership changes to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization.
'We understand that we have to earn our custom
2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - PracticeMERCEDES AMG PETRONAS kicked off the final weekend of the 2014 Formula One season at the top of the time sheets during practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Lewis and Nico separated by the narrowest of margins on a scorching opening day's running at the Yas Marina Circuit.
•Lewis topped the
Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale LineupGooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to present an exceptional ensemble of motorcars at its annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 16 and 17, 2015. Appearing in this impressive roster is a wonderfully original 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato, a rare-to-market Porsche 959 Sport with an exclusive factory power upgrade as well as a Formula 1 Ferrari 641/2 with a rich racing history and museum-worthy design.
The New 2015 Chrysler 300With roots that include the breakthrough 1955 and 2005 models, the new 2015 Chrysler 300 takes the nameplate's style and sophistication to new levels and highlights six decades of ambitious American ingenuity through iconic design proportions and inspired materials, world-class quality and craftsmanship, best-in-class 31 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy, plus class-exclusive innovations — including a state-of-the-art TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission now standard on every model, the segment's most advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system, award-winning Úconnect Access services, all-new and segment-exclusive 7-inch full color driver information display (DID) and the newest generation Úconnect systems — putting boulevards and interstates on notice once again.
Gooding & Company Provides Sneak Peek into its Two-Day Scottsdale LineupSANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 18, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to present an exceptional ensemble of motorcars at its annual two-day Scottsdale Auctions on January 16 and 17, 2015. Ap
Pinehurst Concours Announces Chief Judge for 2015VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – Internationally-renowned concours judge Nigel Matthews has been named chief judge of the 2015 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, a vintage car showcase the first Saturday in May in the North Carolina Sandhills, event president Jay Howard announced Thur
PRIZED PAUL AND CHRIS ANDREWS COLLECTION SET FOR RM'S AUCTION PODIUM• RM Auctions presents the coveted Paul and Chris Andrews Collection, April 30 – May 2, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas • Sale features an unprecedented selection of motor cars and memorabilia, meticulously assembled over many years by the respected father and son team • Further information will be avai
NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 NISSAN JUKENASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan announced U.S. pricing for the new 2015 Nissan JUKE sport cross, which features a revised exterior and enhanced standard equipment – plus a new JUKE 'Color Studio' personalization program. The 2015 JUKE goes on sale today at Nissan dealers nationwide, following its N
DETROIT – If there's one thing Chevrolet Volt owners love about their cars, it's being able to recharge the battery easily. Evidence of that is a U.S. Department of Energy
SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 XV CROSSTREK® MODELS◾Well- equipped XV Crosstrek begins at $21,595 ◾Subaru-developed driver assist technology, EyeSight® now available ◾XV Crosstrek Hybrid pricing holds the line at $25,995 ◾New multimedia systems with rear vision camera standard
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc., which has post
MAZDA REVEALS FOUR EXCITING NEW VEHICLES AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOWLOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2014 -- In a press conference today on the floor of the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda Motor Corporation revealed the all-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV to the world. Sharing the spotlight with the CX-3 on stage was the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, the fourth ge
Nov 19, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Seeking to expand California's p
Chevrolet Introduces Colorado ZR2 ConceptChevrolet today introduced the Colorado ZR2 concept – a vision of how Chevrolet could take the all-new midsize truck's off-road capability to the next level. It also showcases the new 2.8L Duramax diesel engine that will arrive in the Colorado lineup later next year.
The aggressively styled concept builds on the capabilities of the production Colorado Z71 and advances the legacy of Chevrolet's previous ZR2 production models.
Chevrolet Unveils Chaparral 2X Vision Gran TurismoChevrolet today revealed the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Tursimo (VGT) concept – a revolutionary interpretation of the ultimate race car, developed exclusively for fans of the PlayStation® 3 racing game, Gran Turismo® 6.
Developed as part of the Vision Gran Turismo project, which celebrates the future of automotive design and innovation, the Chaparral 2X VGT concept is inspired by the innovative race cars Chaparral Racing and Chevrolet partnered on more than 45 years ago.
Golf Sportwagen Hymotion Makes Global DebutAt the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is presenting the world premiere of the Golf SportWagen HyMotion—a research vehicle with a fuel cell powertrain. For this particular power source of the future, hydrogen and oxygen are combined in the fuel cell to form pure water. Energy is released in this 'cold combustion' process, energy that is used to power a zero emissions electric motor.
Lexus LF-C2 Concept Dazzles With World Premiere of 2+2 RoadsterBeautiful sunshine, warm weather, and winding roads are the perfect complements to the Lexus LF-C2 concept that made its global debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show today. The LF-C2 concept is a design study in the form of a 2+2 roadster and explores key styling themes involved in the Lexus brand's future, bolder styling direction. The LF-C2 is also a luxury Grand Touring concept inspired by the brand's passion for driving.
'The LF-C2 concept shows what's in store for our brand's future design direction,' said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager. 'This concept shows consumers around the world Lexus' devotion to emotional designs as well as our passion for an exceptional driving experience.'
Recognized by Ford Motor Company as an original factory prototype, the Mustang III was a one-of-a-kind design study built at Ford's request by the famed Dearborn Steel Tubing Company. The car began with a prototype Mustang chassis, shortened by 16 inches and outfitted with a custom-built 302-cubic-inch V-8 with three dual-barrel carburetors. The special two-passenger fastback coupe body was penned by freelance designer, Vince Gardner, well-known for his custom creations during the 1950s and 60s.
The All-new 2016 Mazda CX-3 Compact Crossover SUVMazda debuts the 2016 Mazda CX-3 at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new compact crossover SUV is the fifth model in Mazda's line-up of new-generation vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV Technology and KODO—Soul of Motion design. The CX-3 offers all the essentials people look for in a vehicle; a design of overwhelming quality and style, packaging developed solely with the customer's ease-of-use in mind, and the responsive driving feel that Mazda strives for in every model.
'When he moved to Audi, Marc Lichte launched a design offensive,' says Prof. Dr. Úlrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Development, who brought him to Ingolstadt in 2014. 'His clear philosophy and precise understanding of Audi DNA let him develop a design strategy that is opening up entirely new perspectives for us. It is progressive and highly emotional; it expresses the technological competence and quality claim of the brand perfectly. The Audi prologue is its first proponent – it is a 'signature car' for Audi.'
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014) — Lexus today launches its annual 'December to Remember' Sales Event with a new integrated marketing campaign that offers a fun spin on gift giving and holiday cheer. Anchored by t
2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Wins Class at Tecate SCORE Baja 1000TORRANCE, Calif., November 18, 2014 — The 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Desert Race Truck not only raced for over 1,200 miles to a first place finish at the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000, it was also driven an additional 1,000 miles back to the start line of the race. The Toyota team was first to the fi
Three Out of Four Car Seats Incorrectly Installed; Live Twitter Chat Today Features Experts on Proper Car Seat Installation and Other Ways To Keep Kids Safe This Holiday Season
VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES PRICING OF 2015 GOLF R• Well-equipped Golf R starts at $36,595 with DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission • Technology-rich Golf R with DCC and Nav starts at $39,090 with DSG transmission • With 292 horsepower, the Golf is the most powerful Golf ever to be sold in the U.S. market • New Golf R has 36 horsepower and 3
JEREMY GRENIER IS 44th RRDC MARK DONOHUE AWARD WINNERHILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014) - Jeremy Grenier, 39, of Charles Town, W. Va., is the 44th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award, presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
Toyota Mirai Winners Celebrate The FutureTORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014) – When Marianne Ellis bought the winning ticket for the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle, she had her husband, David, in mind. While attending the annual Environmental Media Awards, she grabbed the last minute ticket as a potential 30th wedding anniversary gift.
WALWORTH, Wis. – Nov. 19, 2014 – Reaching $15,238,429 in total sales, the 2014 Mecum Auction in Anaheim, Calif., claimed the title of top-grossing Mecum auction in that locale since the event's inception
Volkswagen Golf R Variant Makes Its World Debut At The Los Angeles Auto ShowVolkswagen will debut one of the sportiest compact all-rounders at the Los Angeles Auto Show: the new Golf R Variant. For the first time in the history of the Golf R, this iconic all-wheel-drive compact sports car will be produced as a station wagon. The exclusive model has 221 kW / 300 PS (296 horsepower) and 280 pound-feet of torque. The power is transmitted to the pavement via a standard 6-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission and permanent 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive system. The chassis features a lowered sport suspension—0.8 inches lower than a stock Golf—the innovative progressive steering system and a stability control system, 'ESC Sport', which can be deactivated for use on a racetrack. Optional highlights include the newest generation of the DCC adaptiv e damping system with a driving profile selector that features a Race mode.
Stohl – who contested more than 100 WRC events between 1991 and 2012 – will make his RX debut alongside Petter Solberg in a second PSRX-run Citroen DS3 Supercar. Born in Vienna, Austria, Stohl is already fa
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (November 18, 2014) – Volvo will introduce two brand new v
INDIANA NATIVE WINS HONDA CIVIC HYBRID IN 'NATURAL TREASURES' PROMOTIONNov 18, 2014 - GREENSBURG, INDIANA -- This summer, the Nature Conservancy and Honda teamed up for a sweepstakes that challenged locals to explore natural sites. Targeted at residents in Honda manufacturing states of Alabama, Indiana and Ohio, the 'Natural Treasures' partnership program highli
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. -November 18, 2014 09:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern… BMW announced today that Spotify – the world's leading music streaming service – can now be brought into the car, delivering the perfect music for every journey. Spotify alre
CHEVROLET HELPS 11 COLLEGES REDUCE THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINTDETROIT – Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. pay for energy efficiency-based carbon reductions and retiring the carbon credits to benefit the climate instead of using them to offset the emissions of Chevrolet vehicles or operation
- Land Rover Experience L.A. offers consumers a full brand immersion and urban all-terrain vehicle demonstration course* in West Hollywood, November 19-23
Honda FCV Concept Makes World Debut In JapanThe Honda FCV Concept, Honda's fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut today in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda's fuel-cell vehicle anticipated to launch in Japan by March of 2016, followed by U.S. and Europe.
The original Shelby GT350 introduced in 1965 established Mustang's performance credentials. The all-new Shelby GT350 Mustang, featuring the most powerful naturally aspirated Ford production engine ever, is a world-class performance vehicle, designed to tackle the planet's most challenging roads – an all-day track car that's also street legal.
The Future Has Arrived, and It's Called MiraiAkio Toyoda has seen the future, and it's called 'Mirai.' That's the name of Toyota's new fuel cell vehicle, which the company's president announced in a video released the night before the car's official launch.
Mirai, which means 'future' in Japanese, represents a turning point for the automotive industry. The groundbreaking vehicle can travel up to 300 miles on a single tank of hydrogen, refuel in less than five minutes and emits only water vapor.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) -- Tundra driver Matt Crafton captured the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver's championship when he finished ninth in Friday evening's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Crafton an
HONDA FCV CONCEPT MAKES WORLD DEBUT IN JAPAN◾Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of the next-generation zero emissions Honda fuel-cell vehicle ◾Next-generation Honda FCV intends to provide significant gains in real-world performance, cost reduction, efficiency, packaging and appeal, including more than 300-mile driving range [
ALL-NEW 2015 SUBARU WRX AND WRX STI NAMED A 2015 ALL-STAR BY AUTOMOBILECherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today that AUTOMOBILE has named the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI to its prestigious All-Star list for 2015. Judged against every new car currently on sale in the U.S., the WRX/WRX STI was one of just 10 cars selected to the All-Sta
NEW DODGE CHARGER EARNS 2015 ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD◾New 2015 Dodge Charger recognized with ALG Residual Value Award for the first time ◾Residual Value Awards recognize the vehicles and brands that stand out from the rest of the market by representing quality, long-term reliability and strong desirability
◾Engines operate on four cylinders to save fuel during light-load driving ◾Best fuel efficiency of any gas V-8 pickup – up to 23 mpg EPA highway ◾Proven dependability – more than 100 million Small Blocks built to date
ALL-NEW 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C NAMED 2015 AUTOMOBILE ‘ALL-STAR'November 17, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - With its groundbreaking Italian design and Formula 1 derived innovations, the all-new 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C supercar won over the editorial staff at AUTOMOBILE, earning the turbocharged mid-engine coupe a coveted '2015 All-Star' award – an accolade that
MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER IS TOPS IN SEGMENT WITH ALG RESIDUAL VALUE AWARD◾The original European full-size commercial van continues to lead its segment in overall residual value in the US ◾Sprinter full-size commercial van sales are up 17.4% YTD in 2014 in the US, the second largest global vans market for Mercedes-Benz ◾MY2015 Sprinter enhancements include optional 4x4 (
Nov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Four Honda models, the 2015 Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey have received the prestigious Best Buy Award in their respective catego
2015 HONDA FIT CHOSEN AS AUTOMOBILE ALL-STARNov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Honda Fit has claimed a spot on the prestigious 2015 AUTOMOBILE All-Star list (automobilemag.com/2015AllStars). The brand's editors, who judge each vehicle on its performance, features, and overall value, applauded the Fit (automobiles.honda.com/fit
2015 ACURA MDX NAMED KBB.COM BEST BUY: LUXURY SUV/CROSSOVERNov 17, 2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Acura MDX (www.Acura.com/MDX) has been honored with the prestigious Best Buy Award in the Luxury SUV/Crossover category by the industry experts at Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. One of twelve 2015 vehicles selected as the 'cream of the crop' in their r
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 17, 2014…MINI USA today announced that the company has received two Residual Value Awards from ALG, the analytics division of TrueCar, Inc., and the industry benchmark for projecting f
'We had a good night. Towards the middle part of the race we were really good and we got the lead and it was really going good. I was really happy with our car. It fell off a little in the long run but we kind of over adjusted and g
November 14, 2014 - MONTVALE, NJ -- The 2015 B-Class Electric Drive features dynamic design, a premium interior and a powerful electric motor for emission-free mobility. This allows for lively, effortless driving pleasure over a real-world range of 8
Cadillac Introduces All-New ATS-V.R Race CarThe next generation of Cadillac's V-Series elite, high-performance cars began today with the introduction of an all-new race car, the Cadillac ATS-V.R. Set to begin competition in 2015, Cadillac debuted the new race car at the Circuit of the Americas, one of country's pre-eminent racing venues.
The ATS-V.R is the racing extension of the upcoming 2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe, which channels more than a decade of V-Series engineering experience into the brand's first compact performance model. The ATS-V Coupe debuts next week, along with the ATS-V sedan, at the Los Angeles Auto Show and arrives track-capable from the factory next spring.
Golf R 400 Concept Car Makes North American Debut At The 2014 Los Angeles Auto ShowAfter making its global debut at the Beijing Auto Show earlier this year, Volkswagen of America is presenting the exciting Golf R 400 concept car for the first time in North America at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Developed by R GmbH, the Golf R 400 concept shows just how far the Golf R can be taken using the experience gained from VW's involvement in World Rallycross (WRC). The '400' in the name refers to the vehicle's 400 PS (394 horsepower) 2.0-liter TSI® engine, which propels the car from zero to 62 mph in 3.9 seconds and on to an electronically limited top speed of 173 mph.
Audi is active in the development of CO2-neutral, synthetic fuels. The latest project is a pilot plant in Dresden that produces di
NISSAN OFFERS FREE PUBLIC CHARGING FOR NEW LEAF BUYERS IN CHICAGOCHICAGO – Chicagoans can now add free public charging to the long list of benefits of buying an all-electric Nissan LEAF. Nissan today launched its 'No Charge to Charge' promotion that provides two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new LEAF from Nissan dealers i
Four stage wins for the world champion*, four for this year's runner-up in the World Championship – Volks
FIFTH PLACE FOR AUDI IN QUALIFYING IN BAHRAIN◾Marcel Fassler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row ◾Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen to start from position 13 ◾Audi Sport Team Joest is preparing new R18 e-tron quattro
Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 14, 2014 – Audi is dealing with a race before the race in round seven o
VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALLHerndon, VA - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the manual seats
iRACING PARTNERS WITH NBCSN'S NASCAR AMERICABedford, MA (November 13, 2014) – Thanks to NBCSN, auto racing fans are staying abreast of their favorite sport on a daily basis with NASCAR America which airs weekdays at 5 pm ET. And thanks to iRacing.com's partnership with NBCSN, those same fans are getting a unique look at the Chase for
An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto ShowThe quintessential design icon has become a next-generation driving machine. The 2016 Audi TT Roadster and TTS Coupe will make their U.S. debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show representing the all-new TT model line. Featuring an exciting new design characterized by the use of innovative technologies and driver-focused performance, the all-new Audi TT once again will make its stamp on Audi history.
Through pioneering applications of aerodynamics and aerospace technology, and a partnership with Chevrolet Research and Development, Chaparral Cars advanced the science of racing cars. It also triumphed on the track over well-established sports car companies from around the world, using Chevrolet horsepower.
1930 OM Superba achieves £1,255,900 whilst a Lot 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster sold above estimate at £651,100
A duo of historic Maseratis: t
Lexus to Overpower Los Angeles with All-New RC and NXTORRANCE, Calif. – Nov. 13, 2014 – Enthusiasts will be in awe when they come visit the Lexus exhibit and witness the exciting and highly-anticipated RC coupes and stunning NX compact sport utility vehicles, as they make their way to the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Oxfordshire-based Porsche specialist, Autofarm, was asked to provide a s
An icon returns: all-new Audi TT makes its U.S. debut at LA Auto Show- 2016 Audi TT Roadster and TTS Coupe make U.S. debut at Los Angeles Auto Show - TT sets a new benchmark for in-vehicle technology with the virtual cockpit - a fully digital instrument cluster powered by the first automotive NVIDIA® Tegra® 30 processor integration - Driver-oriented interiors, sp
November 13, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - In less than four weeks, Chrysler Group LLC employees collected a record 35,000 pairs of new, unused gloves and mittens, giving a huge hand of support
FIAT BRAND NORTH AMERICA AND VANS EXPAND PARTNERSHIP◾FIAT Brand North America and Vans to partner at the 2014 Vans World Cup of Surfing on Sunset Beach, Hawaii ◾Now through Dec. 6, consumer who guesses the exact number of Vans shoes inside a Fiat 500L will receive a Mark Richards custom shaped surfboard, in addition to Vans for one year (12 pairs of
BUGATTI PICTURE RELEASE BUGATTI LIFESTYLE BOUTIQUE OPENINGThe world's most beautiful cars and celebrities take to the blue carpet celebrating the opening of the world's first Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique. This week saw French supercar brand Bugatti celebrate with THE BLUE OF LONDON exclusive event, the opening of the world's first Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique
WEATHERTECH IS NAMED OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECAMONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2014 - WeatherTech, the worldwide leader in aftermarket floor and cargo liners, today became the official and category exclusive sponsor of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. This is a new type of sponsorship for the race circuit, which hosts five major race events each yea
The winner of this Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be taking home a trophy, but in this case, the new trophy represents a unique part of Ford Racing history.
The deal will see Rightster manage Formula E's YouTube channel with particular focus on channel and rights management,
Modern and Magnetic: Scion iM Concept Car to Debut at LA Auto ShowWhether it's exploring the mountains or playing at the beach, Los Angeles offers adventures off every freeway. Young people just need a vehicle to get them, and all their gear, to their destination in style. The new Scion iM Concept car is designed with that in mind and will debut on Wednesday, November 19 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2014) -- In addition to showcasing significant automobiles in a spectacular setting, the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance raised $1.9 million -- a record amount of giving -- for charity. The full
DETROIT – General Motors has received 15 certifications and three awards from the nonprofit Wildlife Habitat Council for establishing wildlife habitats and education programs at facilities in five countries, includ
GOODYEAR NAMED TO LIST OF AON HEWITT TOP COMPANIES FOR LEADERSAKRON, Ohio, November 12, 2014 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was recognized today with the 2014 Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders® award. This year's winners were selected and ranked by an expert panel of independent judges based on a number of criteria, including strength of leader
The 250-plus racers took to the 2.52-mile, 12-turn Sonoma Raceway circuit competing for the NASA W
2016 AUDI A6 AND A7 MODEL LINES MAKE U.S. DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW- Award-winning vehicles receive upgraded designs, technologies and more powerful engines for the 2016 model year - New 2.0 Liter four cylinder TFSI engine with 252 horsepower and 273 lb. ft. of torque will give entry to A6 model line greater performance - The 2016 Audi A6 and A7 redesigned mode
MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 - In honor of today, Veteran's Day, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that they will hold their second annual Military Appreciation Day with FREE general admission to all active milita
Stuttgart/Sindelfingen. The Mercedes-Benz brand continues its dynamic progress. Two new arrivals in the Mercedes-Benz brand world were introduced today in Sindelfingen by Ola Kallenius, member of the Divisional Boar
Volkswagen Passenger Cars set a new delivery record for January – October, handing over more than five million vehicles to customers for the first time. 5.08 (January to October 2013: 4.95) million vehicles were delivered during this period, rep
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America has been recognized by Victory Media, Inc., a veteran-owned business, as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer for its long-term commitment to hiring and recr
The Trident is RaisedFive brothers would come together in December of 1914 to found a motor company bearing their name—Maserati. Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto had all demonstrated a passion for automobiles, particularly racing, during those early years at the turn of the 20th century.
Walworth, Wis. – October 27, 2014 – For the third consecutive year, the Anaheim Convention Center will host Mecum's Anaheim, Calif., auction with an estimated 750 collector cars expected to cross the auction bl
Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America sponsored Baby2Baby's annual black tie gala, recognizing celebrity honoree Kate Hudson at The Book Bindery in Culver City on Saturday, November 8. This marks the premium
DETROIT - Shop-Click-Drive, the online shopping tool that enables Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers to combine the convenience of the Internet with personal customer service, is now offered by 1,6
GOODYEAR NAMED A TOP 100 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYERAKRON, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2014 - For the third year in a row, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been named a Top 100 Military Friendly® Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine. The designation recognizes the company's efforts to hire and support veteran employees.
Goodyear was selected based on t
CHEVROLET SILVERADO KEEPS PULLING FOR VETERANSDETROIT – Having just completed four marathons in handcycles since early October – including the notoriously cold and windy New York City Marathon eight days ago – members of the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans are spending Veterans Day recuperating with friends and family until com
MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014 – Hyundai's all-new 2015 Genesis was named 'Best Luxury Sedan' by Ruedas ESPN. The leading Spanish automotive radio show in the U.S., Ruedas ESPN presented the award at the 44th annual Mia
MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America introduced the 2015 Hyundai Azera in a North American debut at the 44th annual
MAZDA MARKETING CHIEF RUSSELL WAGER RECEIVES KEY INDUSTRY AWARDIRVINE, Calif. (November 7, 2014) – Forbes and Appinions today named Russell Wager as one of the 'Top 50 Most Influential CMOs' in its annual marketing round-up. Since joining Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) in 2012, Wager has overseen a data-driven approach to marketing communication
To take on the urban terrain, the 500L Úrbana Trekking features 17-inch wheels painted Matte Nero. Matte Nero details are complemented by Satin Chrome door handles, tail lamp bezels and accents on the front and rear fascia.
Jaguar Debuts 2016 F-Type R Coupe Featuring Instinctive All-Wheel-DriveJaguar unveiled the new 2016 F-TYPE R Coupe featuring all-wheel-drive technology, a first for the F-TYPE line-up. Expanding its dynamic capability of reaching 60 mph in 3.9 seconds with a limited top-speed of 186 mph, standard Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive® and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics will provide F-TYPE R drivers with improved traction and confidence in a variety of road conditions.
Joint Press Release of BASF and Volkswagen ◾ Award honors outstanding research results in the area of lithium-ion batteries ◾ Award ceremony at Stanford University, California, by Chairmen of the companies BASF and Volkswagen, Dr. Kurt Bock and Prof. Dr. Martin Winte
Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance Announces 2015 DateVILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014) – The third annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, a vintage car showcase of rare and pristine collector automobiles, will be staged on the fairways of Pinehurst Resort on Saturday, May 2, 2015, Pinehurst Concours president Jay Howard announced Thursday.
LINCOLN OPENS FIRST STORES IN CHINA AND UNVEILS 'THE LINCOLN WAY'◾Lincoln opens its first three stores in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, officially unveiling The Lincoln Way, a unique new luxury automotive ownership experience in China ◾Eight Lincoln stores will open in China by year's end. By 2016, 60 Lincoln stores will be open in 50 cities across the country
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (November 6, 2014) - Olsbergs MSE Ford driver Joni Wiman is the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Champion. The Red Bull/Bluebeam Ford Fiesta ST driver emerged the winner in a tough championship battle that ca
TICKETS ON SALE FOR PUNTA DEL ESTE EPRIXPUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY (November 6 2014) - Following the spectacular season-opener to the FIA Formula E Championship in Beijing, tickets for the series' third race – the Punta del Este ePrix on December 13 2014 – are now on sale.
International ticket sales will be available via the Formul
DETROIT – Thanks to the addition of an all-new 8-speed automatic transmission, the updated 2015 GMC Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali models now lead several competitors in horsepower, torque and highway fuel eco
TONAWANDA, N.Y. – Polished engine parts might bring to mind chromed pulleys or valve covers that add a touch of dazzle under the hood. But when it comes to the 5.3 Liter V8 EcoTec3 engine, the shine on the cr
MAZDA APPOINTS NEW EASTERN REGIONAL DIRECTORWASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 7, 2014) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announces that Blase De Leo has been named to the newly-created role of Regional Director, Eastern U.S. The move also includes two more employee promotions in both the Northeast and Southeast regions.
In his new role,
FORD ANNOUNCES SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM CHANGES◾Jim Farley appointed executive vice president and president, Europe, Middle East and Africa ◾Stephen Odell appointed executive vice president, Global Marketing, Sales and Service ◾Nick Smither, group vice president and Chief Information Officer, has elected to retire after 34-year career ◾Marcy
Chevrolet Introduces 2015 COPO CamaroChevrolet introduced the 2015 COPO Camaro at the SEMA Show. It's the fourth edition of the limited-production, factory-built race car – and the final version for the Gen 5 Camaro. As with the previous three model years, only 69 will be built.
Trio of Iconic Supercars Lead Early Entries for RM's 2015 Arizona SaleRM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce a trio of iconic European supercars among early highlights for its 16th annual Arizona sale, returning January 15-16. Held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, the two-day auction follows RM's strongest performance in Arizona to date earlier this year – a result the company plans to build on in January when it presents a handpicked roster of 120 blue-chip automobiles. The RM offering will again span the spectrum of the market, with early entries including a diverse mix of prewar classics, important sports and racing cars, poster cars of the 1970s and 1980s and high performance late-model supercars.
LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet today unveiled the restored 2009 Corvette ZR1 that was damaged earlier this year when a sinkhole developed beneath the National Corvette Museum. It's on display this week at the SEMA Show, be
•Chrysler Group reported net income of $611 million in the third quarter, up 32 percent from a year ago •Net revenue for the third quarter was $20.7 billion, up 18 percent fro
FORD RACING INTRODUCES KING COBRA PARTS PACKAGE FOR 2015 FORD MUSTANG GT◾New 'King Cobra' parts package 2015 Mustang GT concept unveiled at SEMA Show. ◾King Cobra package can be replicated by any Mustang owner with the help of Ford Racing's extensive parts catalog. ◾Highlights Ford Racing's first performance packages available for the 2015 Mustang. It is equipped with
MAZDA WAVES GREEN FLAG ON 2016 GLOBAL MX-5 CUP RACING SERIESNovember 4, 2014 (LAS VEGAS) – The Mazda MX-5 Miata is the best-selling roadster in history, and the most road-raced car in the world. With the recent unveiling of the fourth generation MX-5, the most frequently asked question is 'Where will it race?' Mazda gave the first part of that answe
NEW 2016 SORENTO TO DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOWKia Motors America will debut the all-new 2016 Sorento CUV at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. Beautifully redesigned inside and out, the 2016 Sorento is larger than the previous generation and offers up to three rows of seating. Packed with luxurious amenities and capable enough to tackle any
NASA CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY TOYO TIRES READY FOR WESTERN GREENNAPA VALLEY (Nov. 5, 2014) - The National Auto Sport Association's (NASA) ninth annual NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires will run their Western States Championships this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, Nov. 7-9. Racers from across the country will compete for class honors.
Trio of Iconic Supercars Lead Early Entries for RM's 2015 Arizona Sale• RM Auctions' annual Arizona Biltmore sale returns January 15 – 16 • A staple on the global collector car calendar, 2015 auction to feature 120 blue-chip automobiles • Early highlights are packed with high performance, led by an exciting trio of European supercars from Porsche, Ferrari and Bugatt
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2014) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will be well represented throughout this week's annual Specialty Equipment Marketi
GM PRICES $2.5 BILLION OF SENIOR UNSECURED NOTESDETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today the pricing of three series of senior unsecured notes for a total of $2.5 billion. These notes include $500 million of 4.00 percent notes due in 2025, $750 million of 5.00 percent notes due in 2035 and $1.25 billion of 5.20 percent not
BUENOS AIRES WELCOMES FORMULA E WITH OFFICIAL LAUNCH CEREMONYBUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (November 4 2014) – Government officials, local authorities and the Automovil Club Argentino (ACA) gathered in Buenos Aires today for a press conference to officially welcome the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship, which will see the Argentinean capital host a
BEETLES DOMINATE DAY ONE OF RED BULL GRC FINALE IN LAS VEGASScott Speed and Tanner Foust ensured that Tuesday night would be a happy one in the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross paddock, qualifying first and third and winning their heats in Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ, the final event of the 2014 Red Bull GRC season. With both drivers racin
November 5, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Grammy® winner and dog 'mother' to seven rescue dogs, Miranda Lambert and Ram Trucks have announced a partnership that kicks off this week with Lambert auctionin
DETROIT – Fourteen General Motors plants around the world achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry, collectively cutting energy intensity by an averag
Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code: SUC study from Asia for Asia - Shaper of the futureFor yesterday's opening of the new Product Engineering Centre in Beijing, Mercedes-Benz put the focus squarely on the G-Code vehicle study. The innovative and versatile Sports Útility Coupé (SÚC) for town and country shows how emotionally appealing a future compact SÚC can be, and what evolutionary possibilities the Mercedes-Benz design philosophy offers. The new Product Engineering Centre of the brand bearing the three-pointed star also features a complete design studio.
Resonant – In More Than Just The NameThe new Cayenne GTS resounds an outstanding sporting character in its very name. The resonant letters GTS go back to the famous 904 Carrera GTS of 1963. In 2007, the Cayenne GTS became the first Porsche of the modern era to revive the acronym. Since then, GTS has designated particularly sporty Porsche models. At the same time, the standard model with the familiar 3.6 liter V6 engine rounds off the Cayenne portfolio.
Experts, enthusiasts and fans of the Bavarian marque consider the BMW 328 the first sports car worthy of the title.
Toyota Surprises SEMA with 850-Horsepower Camry DragsterIn drag racing terms, a 'sleeper' is a car that looks as innocuous as possible, but has the means to blow the doors off the competition. The attendees at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show were shocked when emcee Rutledge Wood lifted the Sleeper Camry's body to reveal a purpose-built dragster putting out over 850 horsepower. The excitement was palpable as crowds of onlookers rushed into the Toyota booth to get a glimpse at the source of the ear-splitting growl that shook Central Hall to its foundation. Toyota's Sleeper Camry had just revealed its true intentions.
BENTLEY WINS CATEGORY IN WALPOLE AWARDS•British Luxury Brand Overseas winner •Recognition of sales success and British heritage and character •Celebration of the pinnacle of British luxury excellence
(Crewe, 4th November 2014) Bentley scooped the award for British Luxury Brand Overseas at the prestigious Walpole Awards held a
‘ALL ABOARD!' FOR THE INSIDE ROLLS-ROYCE PUBLIC EXHIBITIONAs Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is making final preparations for its first ever public exhibition, the Inside Rolls-Royce App will be made available to download for free from Friday 7 November at the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store. The App can be found by searching for 'Inside Rolls-Royce London'.
Herndon, VA (November 4, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf has raised $41,400, with proceeds be
McLAREN AUTOMOTIVE APPOINTS SENIOR PR MANAGER FOR THE AMERICASMcLaren Automotive, the British manufacturer of luxury sportscars and supercars, is strengthening its global communications team with the appointment of John Paolo (JP) Canton as Senior Public Relations Manager for North America. Canton will be based out of McLaren Automotive North America's headqua
Brazilian GP – North America to South AmericaMaranello, 4 November – After the North American round, the Formula 1 circus flies 8000 kilometres to South America and the Brazilian capital city of Sao Paolo. It's more than just distance that separates the two venues, as we go from the crisp modern facility that is the Circuit of the Ameri
Maranello, 28th October – The Ferrari 512 M was the last car Maranello designed for the Sports Prototype World Championship to sport a 5-litre engine. It was a veritable powerhouse of technology with revolutionary feature
United States GP – Minds on Austin, hearts in SuzukaMaranello, 28 October – After a three week break since Formula 1 made its debut on Russian soil, the circus now heads west for the United States, a country that, over the years has been the backdrop to any number of motor sport highlights for Ferrari, in Formula 1 and sports car racing. It is
BMW M4 SAFETY CAR LAUNCHED FOR PLAYSTATION'S GRAN TURISMO®6Woodcliff Lake, N.J. November 4th, 2014 09:00am Pacific / 12:00pm Eastern… BMW of North America and Polyphony Digital, Inc. announced today at the 2014 SEMA Show that the new BMW M Performance M4 Safety Car will be made available, in virtual form, to owners of the Gran Turismo®6 game for the
RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS RACE PREVIEW: LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQIN BRIEF: For the first time, the Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas season finale will take place at The LINQ Hotel and Casino. In Red Bull GRC's third consecutive Las Vegas finale, four drivers—Joni Wiman, Ken Block, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Scott Speed—are all in the hunt for the Supercar title.
OLSBERGS MSE AIMS FOR FOURTH-STRAIGHT RALLYCROSS TITLELAS VEGAS, Nev. (November 4, 2014) - As the Red Bull Global Rally Championship heads into its final event of the 2014 season this week in Las Vegas, the leading Olsbergs MSE Ford rallycross team has its sights set on a fourth-consecutive championship title.
11/04/2014 - LAS VEGAS -- Today Honda Performance Development (HPD) will feature nearly a dozen racing products at th
GENERAL MOTORS OFFERS SENIOR UNSECURED NOTESDETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced today it has launched an offering of senior unsecured notes in 10-, 20- and 30-year tenors. GM intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes toward the expected redemption of the Series A Preferred Shares on or after Dec. 31, 2014
FORD ISSUES FIVE SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICAFord is issuing five safety recalls in North America. In one instance, there is one accident attributed to a condition. No injuries are attributed in any of these conditions. Details are as follows:
Ford issues safety recall for certain 2014 Transit Connect vehicles in North America for fuel and
LAS VEGAS – A custom tailgating package built into the Chevrolet Suburban Premium Outdoors concept features a handcrafted table and benches made of recycled wood salvaged from purposefully deconstructed Det
VOLKSWAGEN INAUGURATES COMPONENTS PLANT IN NORTH CHINA◾Production of energy-efficient transmissions starts in Tianjin ◾New gearbox generation in China ◾DQ 380 satisfies demands for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies ◾107th Group plant meets highest quality and environmental standards
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 -- Mazda Motorsports is thrilled to announce that global, market-leading technology brand Battery Tender joins the Mazda MX-5 Cup as title partner. For 2015, the series will be known as the 'Battery Te
2015 Camaro Commemorative Edition Debuts at SEMAChevrolet revealed the 2015 Camaro Commemorative Edition at the SEMA Show today. The special edition celebrates the success of the fifth-generation Camaro – which is on track to be America's best-selling performance car for five consecutive years – and marks the final year for the fifth generation. The special edition goes on sale this spring.
2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT by Gordon Ting/ Beyond MarketingIn its eighth year at the SEMA Show, Lexus brings the highly-anticipated and all-new 2015 RC coupe and NX crossover to the ultimate aftermarket audience. The custom builds will be on display at the Lexus display area as well as locations around the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Carmichael teamed with Chevrolet to develop the Colorado Performance concept to illustrate the lifestyle-supporting capability of Chevy's new midsize pickup truck. It debuts this week at the SEMA Show, the world's largest trade show of automotive performance and personalization.
Volvo Cars posted a 16th consecutive month of retail sales growth in October, with China, Europe and
AUTODESIGNO AND 'CARS OF CHARACTER' SET A NEW STANDARDNovember 3, 2014 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- AutoDesignO's flagship event, 'Cars of Character', redefines how professionals explore automotive design, bringing outside amazing concept and preproduction cars, and offering visual presentations on a theater big screen. The event at Warner Brothers Stud
DETROIT – The all-new Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup truck, which went on sale a few weeks ago, is proving a perfect fit for the lives of online learning developer Ann Lorenzo and her husband Albert in Omaha, Neb.
Sales of the Infiniti Q50 sport sedan were up 16 percent for the month, while deliveries of the updated Q70 luxury performance sedan were up 18.2 percent. For 2015, the Q70 adds a new long-wheelb
HONDA DIVISION BREAKS ANOTHER MONTHLY SALES RECORD IN OCTOBERHonda Division has its best-ever October sales—up 5.5 percent on delivery of 105,745 new cars and trucks ◾All-new Acura TLX sales reach nearly 5,000 units in October, driving an overall 7.9 percent increase for the brand ◾Honda CR-V smashes previous October record with 29,257 sales, an increase of
ROBBY GORDON WINS FIRST OF TWO RACES AT MGM IN LAS VEGASLAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 1, 2014)- Robby Gordon capitalized on an uncharacteristic mistake by IndyCar veteran E.J. Viso and won Saturday's SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS race at the MGM Resorts Village. The same Stadium Super Trucks will conclude their 2014 season Thursday ni
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge (PC) class will compete for the first time on Detroit's Raceway at Belle Isle in a 2015 schedule adjustmen
Ford Motor Company will participate in a two-day festival celebrating American innovation presented by the Smithsonian Institution in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Patent and Trademark Office. Ford is one of 10 companies s
Herndon, VA — Today, the 2015 Golf GTI was named the 'Yahoo Autos Car of the Year.' The seventh-generation GTI beat 16 other contenders, from economy hatchbacks to luxury sedans t
Classic 24 Hour adds Vic Elford.Sportscar and rally legend 'Quick' Vic Elford is to join the very stout line up of drivers attending the Classic 24 Hour. Star drivers will be participating in Driver Panels Friday
In 1967 Elford was European rally champion in a works Porsche 911. Among other victories he won the
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2014) — To announce the first-ever RC 350 sport coupe and RC F performance coupe, Lexus today launches a comprehensive marketing campaign that showcases the vehicles across a va
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS OCTOBER 2014 SALES• October sales total 30,313 units, representing a 7.8% increase over October 2013 • The all-new Golf delivered 2,351 units for the month, marking a 101 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous October • The Golf GTI delivered 1,724 units, a 67.1 percent increase • Jetta sedan de
FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 3, 2014) -- Tundra driver Kyle Busch's victory in Friday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway enabled Toyota to clinch its seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) manufacturer's championship i
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported October U.S. sales of 18,798 vehicles, representing a decrease of 4.8 percent versus last year. Year-to-date sales through October are up 8.1 percent versus l
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 – Hyundai Motor America today announced October sales of 50,081 units, down 6 percent versus the same period in 2013.
'While we struggled in a couple of segmen
VOLVO ANNOUNCES OCTOBER SALESROCKLEIGH, N.J. (Nov. 3, 2014) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 3,972 units for the month of October, a 1.4 percent increase month-over-month. Year-to-date sales are down 8.2 percent versus the first ten months of 2013.
Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of the Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-d
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) posted its eighth consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases thanks to a strong sales month in October with vehic
SUBARU OCTOBER 2014 SALES, BEST OCTOBER EVERSales up 25 percent year-over-year ◾Best Legacy sedan month ever ◾Best Outback, Forester, WRX/STI and XV Crosstrek September ever ◾Seventh consecutive month that Subaru brand sales exceed 40,000 sales ◾35th consecutive month of year-over-year growth
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 – Hyundai today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) to resol
DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) dealers delivered 226,819 vehicles in the United States in October for the company's best October
The Ford GT40Though only 40 inches, the Ford GT40 would be packed with everything that would make it great and iconic. But, it would take time. Therefore, those within the program believed in what they were doing, but they thought they could do even better. What was the thought? What if the extreme performance of Ford's Ferrari-killer could be combined with an aesthetically pleasing design making it available for production and the road?