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CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE TO SHOWCASE SIR JACKIE STEWART'S THREE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING F1 CARS AT 2015 EVENT
◾Concours of Elegance 2015 will pay tribute to Sir Jackie Stewart, with a display of his Formula One championship-winning cars
◾Sir Jackie's 1969 Matra MS80, 1971 Elf Team Tyrrell 003 and 1973 Elf Team Tyrrell 006 will all be on display – a world-first
◾Alongside Sir Jackie's cars, the helmets he
BMW Unveils The Special Edition Bmw 435I ZHP Coupe
Paying tribute to the iconic ZHP Performance Package, BMW today released details for a 2016 BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition. The original ZHP option code was created by BMW Individual as a performance package for the 2003-2006 E46 3 Series that included the M-Tech II body kit, a ZHP shifter knob and shifter, upgraded suspension parts and settings, a different DME and special cam shafts that raised power output to 235 hp and allowed for a higher redline. Fulfilling the desires of true enthusiasts, the package was soon referred to by its internal option package code 'ZHP'.
WORLD RX RETURNS TO SPIRITUAL HOME AT LYDDEN HILL WITH BUMPER BRITISH LINE-UP
Round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy takes place over the Spring Bank Holiday in Great Britain this weekend (23-24 May) as the Championship prepares for its fourth event in five weeks. A total of 59 cars (29 Supercars, 18 Touring Cars and 12 RX Lites entri
CLASSIC BENTLEYS READY FOR ACTION-PACKED SUMMER SEASON
•Famous heritage models hit international classic show circuit
•95 years of history to tour from Goodwood to Pebble Beach
•85th anniversary of 'Blue Train' race and 1930 Le Mans win
(Crewe, 21 May 2015) Legendary cars from Bentley's past are embarking on a tour of the world's premier her
Researchers produce first Audi 'e-benzin'
•Highly pure Audi 'e-benzin' developed with Global Bioenergies
•Next step calls for total elimination of biomass
•New fuel is synthetically produced without the use of petroleum
Audi logs another success in the development of sustainable, synthetic fuels: Collaboration partner Global Bioenergie
A French Canadian
There was hardly a more popular driver up and down the Formula One pit lane, as well as with those occupying the grandstands, than France's Jean Alesi. Once fancied to be a World Champion in the making, the ever-fighting, hard-charging driver had failed to achieve even a single victory. But then cam
Le Mans Winner Hans Stuck Named 2016 Amelia Concours Honoree
Double Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 1985 World Sports Car Champion Hans-Joachim Stuck will succeed Sir Stirling Moss as the honoree for the international award winning Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance's 21st edition on March 11-13, 2016.
LE MANS WINNER HANS STUCK NAMED 2016 AMELIA CONCOURS HONOREE
Double Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 1985 World Sports Car Champion Hans-Joachim Stuck will succeed Sir Stirling Moss as the honoree for the international award winning Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance's 21st edition on March 11-13, 2016.
Stuck, a second generation racer is the son of Hans Stuck
FORD F-150 NAMED TOP-SELLING VEHICLE ACROSS ALL BRANCHES OF THE MILITARY BY USAA
DEARBORN, Mich., May 19, 2015 – Ford F-150 is the top-selling vehicle for members of the United States military – across all branches – according to an analysis of former and active-duty military personnel using United Services Automobile Association's car buying service. This is the latest i
FCA FOUNDATION GRANTS $100,000 TO ESTABLISH NATIONAL BLACK FARMERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarship Program With the National Black Farmers Association Supports African American Farmers
May 20, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The FCA Foundation today announced a $100,000 grant to support scholarships for current and future African American farmers. The National Black Fa
STATEMENT: NHTSA RECALL SCRUTINY
May 19, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC takes seriously its commitment to provide safe vehicles that meet customer expectations for quality and workmanship.
The Company is fully aligned with NHTSA's desire to promote efficient execution of vehicle recalls and enhance completion
TWO WINNERS. FOUR DAYS. SIX LEGENDARY ROADS. FORD MUSTANG. THE FORD CREDIT DREAM DRIVE SWEEPSTAKES IS ON
◾Ford Credit Dream Drive Sweepstakes celebrates the new Mustang's launch and Mustang's 50th birthday
◾Two winners, one in Canada and one in the United States, will choose one of six legendary four-day road trips for two using a 2015 Mustang. Winners can customize their travel, worth up to $8,500.
HISTORIC WEEK FOR MAZDA AT INDIANAPOLIS
- Mazda racer Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer to attend on anniversary of 'Alive Day' –
IRVINE, Calif. (May 19, 2015) – Mazda has been in business since 1920, while the Indianapolis Motor Speedway began hosting events in 1909, and this week features a series of firsts for the venerable
INFINITI PRESENTS: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE IN F1
In this special video series, go behind the scenes of the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team.
Stuart Jones, Senior Composites Technician
For Infiniti Red Bull Racing senior composites technician Stuart Jones, the track and the garage are of equal importance. As the clock races with each pit s
JAGUAR CELEBRATES ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MILLE MIGLIA
◾Jaguar Heritage's team of three C-types, three D-types, two XK120s and an XK140 all cross the finish line of the gruelling 2015 Mille Miglia in style
◾Topping the table for the Jaguar team was Jaguar Vehicle Integrity Chief Engineer Mike Cross and journalist Mikey Harvey in a Jaguar C-type
BMW DONATES 20 BMW I3 VEHICLES TO NYC PARKS IN SUPPORT OF TREESCOUNT! 2015 CENSUS
Collaboration Announced During Joint Press Conference with NYC Parks Commissioner at Julio Carballo Park in the South Bronx, N.Y.
New York, N.Y. – May 19, 2015 … BMW of North America announced its support of NYC Parks for its TreesCount! 2015 program with a donation of 20 BMW i3 v
In Elegant Black: Porsche 911 Carrera And Boxster Black Editions
Porsche has created a special model of the 911 Carrera and Boxster: the Black Edition. The combination of black exterior and interior emphasizes the timeless, classy elegance of each sports car. As the name indicates, Black paint is standard, while Jet Black Metallic is available as an option. Standard equipment on the 911 Carrera and Boxster Black Edition models has been enhanced in regards to the wheels, headlights, and sound system while additional equipment has been included such as the Sport Design steering wheel, door sill guards with Black Edition logo, heated seats, auto dimming rear-view mirrors, and the headrests are embossed with the Porsche Crest.
ALL-NEW 2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA FEATURES REDESIGNED BOSE® SOUND SYSTEM OPTIMIZED FOR OPEN-AIR DRIVING
MAY 19, 2015 -- Today, Bose announces a new sound system for Mazda's fourth-generation MX-5 Miata roadster. Redesigned and updated with newly engineered speakers and proprietary technologies, the Bose® system in the 2016 MX-5 delivers improved audio performance -- optimized for driving with
SILVERADO HD STALWART OF ULTIMATE OFF-ROAD TRIP
Philadelphia couple leave the hustle and bustle to live life in the wild
Picture this: Travelling through Arizona's Badlands, with no one to be found for miles, and the two-track path you found on Google Maps is crumbling beneath your 2015 Silverado 2500. In these conditions, you rely on y
COMMUNITY COMMITMENT: TOYOTA HIRES LOCAL GRADS FROM ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN PROGRAM
SAN ANTONIO (May 19, 2015) – Two years ago Toyota Texas and Alamo Colleges invested in Bexar County's future workforce. Today that collaboration started to pay big dividends.
Nine recent graduates of the first Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program are becoming full-time Toyota
FORD WARRIORS IN PINK LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO HELP BRING MORE GOOD DAYS TO THOSE LIVING WITH BREAST CANCER
◾Ford Warriors in Pink® introduces The Good Day Project and issues strong call to action to help bring more good days to those living with breast cancer
◾Ford partners with Meal Train and Lyft to provide an easy way to offer support – scheduling meal deliveries, childcare, rides to treatment facili
YOKOHAMA'S 'SWING INTO SUMMER' PROMOTION BENEFITS CHILDREN'S NONPROFIT PARTNER
'Swing into Summer' national rebate program, May 22-25, benefits tire maker's nonprofit partner, KaBOOM!
SANTA ANA, CA. – (May 19, 2015) – Yokohama Tire Corporation's (YTC) latest national rebate promotion begins Memorial Day Weekend. The promotion, which runs from May 22 to May 25
HYUNDAI DONATES 2015 SONATA TO HIGH SCHOOL AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAM
Company Committed to Supporting the Technicians of Tomorrow
DANVERS, Mass., May 18, 2015 – Essex Technical High School received a new addition to its Technology and Services Academy from Hyundai Motor America. The company donated a 2015 Sonata that will be used to train new techni
MICHAEL CARUSO STARS FOR NISSAN WITH FOURTH PLACE AT WINTON
WINTON, Australia – Michael Caruso has continued his impressive Winton form, scoring a fine fourth place finish in the final race of the NP300 Navara Winton SuperSprint on Sunday.
After qualifying fourth, Caruso drove his NP300 Navara-backed Altima V8 to within one place of the podium by making g
David Swig Joins RM Sotheby's Global Car Specialist Team
CULVER CITY, California (May 19, 2015) – RM Sotheby's, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce David Swig has joined its expert team of global car specialists.
The son of respected California motoring enthusiast and autom
2016 Camaro Establishes New Performance Benchmark
The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro revealed today offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement and is designed to maintain the sporty car segment leadership earned over the past five years.
The Gen Six Camaro provides a faster, more nimble driving experience, enabled by an all-new, lighter architecture and a broader powertrain range. Six all-new powertrain combinations are offered, including a 2.0L Turbo, an all-new 3.6L V-6 and the LT1 6.2L V-8, which is SAE-certified at 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 455 lb-ft of torque (617 Nm) – for the most powerful Camaro SS ever. Each engine is available with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.
Two World Speed Record Cars At The Nuerburgring
Two world speed champions made their powerful appearance yesterday at this year's ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nuerburgring, Germany: The fastest production road car in the world, a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, and the fastest production roadster on earth, a Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, met on the Nordschleife for the first time in Bugatti history to be the highlight of the so called Lap of Honour which took place just prior to the official start of the toughest endurance race in the world. More than 200,000 visitors witnessed both 1,200 hp super sports cars parading on this legendary course.
BENTLEY MOTORSPORT GAINS VALUABLE EXPERIENCE AT GRUELLING NÜRBURGRING 24-HOUR RACE
•Bentley Team HTP score P8 with #11 Continental GT3
•Bentley Motorsport #84 car forced to retire from promising P10
•#85 car dropped from contention after being hit and spun into the barrier
•Stellar effort from mechanics returns #85 to the race for experience, climbing 72 places
&D Breakthrough Sets Stage for More Efficient, Durable Fuel Cell Stacks
Toyota City, Japan, May 18, 2015A breakthrough in the real-time observation of fuel cell catalyst degradation could lead to a new generation of more efficient and durable fuel cell stacks.
Toyota Motor Corporation and Japan Fine Ceramics Center (JFCC) have developed a new observation technique t
Lotus announces prices for Evora 400
• Prices start at £72,000 (UK)
• High level of standard specification
• Fastest and most powerful production Lotus ever
• Deliveries from August 2015
Lotus Cars is delighted to announce the prices of the new Evora 400. The latest supercar from Lotus combines high performance with the legendary
HEIKKINEN WINS BELGIUM RX FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
Marklund Motorsport's Topi Heikkinen has won this weekend's Ladbrokes World RX of Belgium, round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. SDRX driver Petter Solberg finished second to establish a 22 point Championship lead in the overall drivers' standings over Swe
CLASSIC BMW K1 MOTORCYCLE TO BE SOLD IN AID OF NEPALESE EARTHQUAKE RELIEF AT VILLA ERBA AUCTION
LONDON (18 May, 2015) – RM Sotheby's will offer a classic BMW K1 motorcycle at its upcoming Villa Erba sale this weekend, with 100 percent of all proceeds benefiting Caritas International in support of earthquake relief in Nepal. The auction will take place during the Concorso d'Eleganza Vill
BONHAMS TO OFFER FOR SALE BY AUCTION SIR STIRLING MOSS's 1961 PORSCHE RS-61 SPORTS-RACING CAR
The Bonhams Motor Car Department is delighted to announce that it has been commissioned to offer one of the greatest and most charismatic of all small-capacity sports-racing cars – Porsche RS-61 chassis number '718-070' – at the company's Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on
The vendor of
VICTOR GONZALEZ JR. BRINGS LATIN FIRE TO RED BULL GRC WITH RHYS MILLEN RACING
(Puerto Rico) May 18, 2015 – Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) has partnered with Caribbean NASCAR racer, Victor Gonzalez Jr. for the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) races beginning May 31, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Gonzalez, Jr., a Puerto Rican native, is the first Caribbean racer in the histo
ITALIAN A FLAVORFUL COMBINATION OF ITALIAN DELI MEATS. MADE WITH GENOA SALAMI, CAPICOLA AND PROSCIUTTINI
◾Newest GT Academy winners joined by the GT3 experts in Blancpain Endurance Series
◾Full race to be live streamed on NISMO.TV
◾Last race for Mardenborough and Buncombe before making LM P1 debut at Le Mans
LONDON – Two Nissan GT Academy Team RJN Nissan GT-Rs will be in action at Silverstone this
SEAT BELT REMINDER CHIME ANNOYINGLY EFFECTIVE
93 Percent buckling up in Michigan as state marks 15 years of primary enforcement
DETROIT – So you're running late to get the kids to soccer practice. You properly buckle them in the second row of your Chevrolet Traverse, jump into the driver seat, turn the ignition and pull away.
DAVID HIGGINS STAYS UNDEFEATED WITH VICTORY AT LEGENDARY OLYMPUS RALLY
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew claimed victory at the 2015 Olympus Rally, marking their tenth consecutive Rally America victory and fourth consecutive win in the 2015 championship season. Higgins led from the first stage in his 2015 Su
ORENZO TREFETHEN TAKES FIRST PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE GT CUP WIN AT CTMP; BALDWIN EARNS FIRST GTS VICTORY OF 2015
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, May 17, 2015. It was a weekend of firsts for Porsche customer teams at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP), May 16-17, in Bowmanville, Ontario. Pirelli World Challenge rookie Lorenzo Trefethen (Napa, California) earned his first GT Cup class victory in the No. 13 ANSA
2015 JEEP RENEGADE AND 2015 FIAT 500 NAMED TO THE ‘10 COOLEST NEW CARS UNDER $18,000' LIST BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK'S KBB.COM
◾All-new 2015 Jeep Renegade makes its debut on Kelley Blue Book's '10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000'
◾Fiat 500 returns to Kelley Blue Book's '10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000' list for the fifth year in a row
◾Delivering a unique combination of best-in-class off-road capability and open-air free
SPARK EV MOTOR PLANT FUELED BY GREEN, CLEAN ENERGY
ENERGY STAR®, USGBC and Maryland state agency recognize facility's efforts
WHITE MARSH, Md. – Chevrolet recently began selling the Spark EV to Maryland commuters able to take advantage of the state's robust charging infrastructure. Now the car's electric motor and drive unit are b
2016 BUICK ENCLAVE ADDS ONSTAR 4G LTE CONNECTIVITY
Technology enhancement brings fast network, Wi-Fi hotspot to entire Buick range
DETROIT – Let the streaming commence! Passengers in the 2016 Buick Enclave can download on the go with OnStar 4G LTE connectivity. It includes a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, which can be used simultaneously
GOODYEAR EAGLE TIRES CHOSEN EXCLUSIVELY FOR ALL-NEW 2016 CHEVROLET CAMARO
AKRON, Ohio, May 18, 2015 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced that Chevrolet's full line of 2016 Camaro models will roll exclusively on Goodyear Eagle performance tires.
According to Chevrolet, the sixth generation Camaro has been redesigned from the ground up to offer the e
MAZDA3 EARNS KBB.COM ‘10 COOLEST CARS UNDER $18,000' TOP SPOT FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
IRVINE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – The 2015 Mazda3 has been voted as the No. 1 vehicle on Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com '10 Coolest Cars Under $18,000' for the second year in a row, as voted by KBB.com's editors. Mazda3 has been featured on the annual list of cool cars since hitting the market in 2
R&D BREAKTHROUGH SETS STAGE FOR MORE EFFICIENT, DURABLE FUEL CELL STACKS
Toyota City, Japan, May 18, 2015 -- A breakthrough in the real-time observation of fuel cell catalyst degradation could lead to a new generation of more efficient and durable fuel cell stacks.
Toyota Motor Corporation and Japan Fine Ceramics Center (JFCC) have developed a new observation
NEW AUDI R8 LMS WINS NÜRBURGRING 24 HOURS
◾Audi's GT3 race car immediately an endurance race winner
◾Third Nürburgring success for Audi in four years
◾Thrilling battle for victory ends in 40-second advantage
Ingolstadt/Nürburg, May 17, 2015 – The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nü
TWO WORLD SPEED RECORD CARS AT THE NUERBURGRING
Two world speed champions made their powerful appearance yesterday at this year's ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nuerburgring, Germany: The fastest production road car in the world, a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, and the fastest production roadster on earth, a Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, met o
REMO FERRI CANADIAN GRAND PRIX RACE REPORT
May 17, 2015 - BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada
Circuit: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (2.458-mile road course) Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Weather: Sunny, mild, 70 degrees F
RealTime Racing Acuras Salvage Weekend with Top-10 Sunday Run
◾Last-lap pass gives Ryan Eversley a 10th-place
CAPPS TAKES 2015 DODGE CHARGER R/T TO RUNNER-UP FINISH AT NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS
◾Don Schumacher Racing driver Ron Capps follows up title win in Houston with runner-up finish at NHRA Southern Nationals near Atlanta
◾DSR has put at least one of their 2015 Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Cars in a final elimination round at six of seven NHRA events this season
◾Capps has four fina
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP MAKES STABLE START TO SECOND QUARTER: VEHICLE DELIVERIES INCREASE TO 3.34 MILLION IN PERIOD TO APRIL
◾Slight increase of 1.0 percent in deliveries for first four months
◾853,200 vehicles handed over in April
◾Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Mixed market trends. Continued focus on qualitative growth.'
Wolfsburg, May 15, 2015 – The Volkswagen Group delivered 3.34 (Januar
ASTON MARTIN'S TEN-YEAR TRIBUTE WINS AT THE NÜRBURGRING
17 May 2015, Nürburg: Aston Martin celebrated ten years of competing at the world-famous Nürburgring this weekend (16/17 May) and, in fitting tribute, the #49 Vantage N430, donning the same livery as the brand's debut entry in 2006, crossed the line in first place in the SP8 class.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro Debuts In Detroit Tomorrow
More than 1,000 people are expected to join Chevrolet for the debut of the all-new Chevrolet Camaro tomorrow on Detroit's scenic Belle Isle where hundreds of those attending will be Camaro enthusiasts – and their cars – from 35 States and Canada.
Lighter, More Economical, Faster: The New 911 GT3 R
Based on the new 911 GT3 RS production sports car, Porsche has designed a customer sport race car for GT3 category racing around the world: the 911 GT3 R.
In developing the 500 hp-plus (368 kW) racing 'nine-eleven', special attention was paid to its lightweight design, enhanced aerodynamic efficiency, reduced consumption, improved handling, further optimised safety as well as lowering service and spare parts costs.
United For The First Time: Audi's 13 Le Mans Winners
29 days to go until the Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi is intensively preparing to battle for its 14th victory in the world's toughest endurance race. Since 2000, the brand has won the race 13 times. This year, Audi has assembled all of its Le Mans winning models for a group photo for the first time. Every single one of them represents 'Vorsprung durch Technik.'
DUNDEE ENGINE PLANT BECOMES FIRST U.S. FACILITY TO ACHIEVE SILVER IN WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING
May 14, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The FCA US Dundee Engine Plant (Mich.) has been awarded silver status for its results in implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM), becoming the first U.S. facility and the only North American engine plant to receive this designation.
The plant rece
NISSAN NISMO COMPLETES THREE-DAY TEST IN THE U.S.
◾Two Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs running at NCM Motorsports Park in Kentucky
◾Final driver line-up set for Le Mans 24 Hours
◾Marc Gene to assume advisory role with Nissan at Le Mans
INDIANAPOLIS – Nissan NISMO recently completed a three-day two-car test at NCM Motorsports Park in Kentucky to c
2016 AUDI Q5 EARNS TOP SAFETY PICK+ RATING FROM IIHS
◾Q5 receives highest possible rating in Small Overlap crash test; and achieves Top Safety Pick+ rating when equipped with available Driver Assistance package
◾IIHS tests evaluate vehicle crashworthiness and crash avoidance and mitigation
◾2016 Audi Q5 start of sales is June
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MOVE OVER BURTON, BUSCH AND BOWYER…THE ENGINEERS ARE IN TOWN
Toyota Sponsors Society of Automotive Engineers Competition at Michigan International Speedway
BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 14, 2015) – You can't build great cars without great engineers, so Toyota is always on the hunt.
One of the best opportunities to do that? The Formula SAE compet
YOUR VEHICLE'S UNSPOKEN LANGUAGE: FORD'S VEHICLE HARMONY GROUP CREATES CHIMES THAT COMMUNICATE INTUITIVELY
◾In a world that bombards people with text message pings, email alerts and alarm clock buzzers, the group at Ford responsible for vehicle harmony ensures the really important chimes break through the clutter and get noticed
◾From casual reminders to more jarring alerts, audible chimes allow Ford ve
SUBARU STARLINK™ ADDS STITCHER TO IN-VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. announced that owners of Subaru models equipped with SUBARU STARLINK™ in-vehicle technology can now enjoy a fully integrated Stitcher experience in their vehicle. Stitcher is the leader in on-demand news, sports, and entertainment audio programming
STUNNING 360 DEGREE FILM UNVEILED AS SIR STIRLING MOSS REVISITS THE MILLE MIGLIA
Today the 2015 running of the Mille Miglia begins and Mercedes-Benz has combined the old and the new with the creation of a cutting edge 360 degree film to mark a special anniversary.
A little over 60 years ago, on 1st May 1955, Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson won the Mille Miglia in a Mercedes
GM INVESTING $1 BILLION IN NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK WARREN TECHNICAL CENTER
Investment expected to create about 2,600 new jobs to support future growth
WARREN, Mich. – General Motors will invest $1 billion in its Warren Technical Center campus, creating approximately 2,600 new jobs to support future business growth at the National Historic Landmark site.
STATEMENT BY ACURA REGARDING CMBS RADAR ERROR RECALL: 2014-2015 ACURA MDX AND RLX
◾Approximately 19,500 model-year 2014-2015 MDX and RLX vehicles equipped with the Collision Mitigation Braking System are affected in the U.S.
◾System software will be updated, free of charge
May 13, 2015 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Acura will voluntarily recall approximately 19,500 model-year
STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS REACH ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH A PRESTIGIOUS INVITATION TO ENGLAND'S GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 13, 2015) – Robby Gordon and Stadium Super Trucks have been invited to the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world's largest and most diverse celebration of motorsports history taking place June 25-28 on the English estate of the Earl of March in West Sussex, En
UNITED FOR THE FIRST TIME: AUDI'S 13 LE MANS WINNERS
◾Efficiency technologies since 2001 in the Audi R8
◾Pioneering achievements with the TDI diesel engine
◾R18 e-tron quattro with hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans
Ingolstadt, May 15, 2015 – 29 days to go until the Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi is intensively preparing to battle for its 14th
BRITAIN REVS UP FOR FIA WORLD RALLYCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP BANK HOLIDAY BONANZA
◾Top stars and cars set to thrill at Lydden Hill
◾Home heroes take on the best World RX aces
◾Full support programme including RX legends and drifting
◾Significant savings available on advance tickets
The wait is almost over: there are now just a few days left before the spectacular FIA Worl
FAMOUS FIVE McLAREN F1 GTR FINISHERS TO BE REUNITED AT LE MANS TWO DECADES AFTER DOMINANT RESULT
◾The five McLaren F1 GTRs that finished the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans to complete a parade lap 20 years after famous victory
◾Ultimate celebration of the GTR legacy as the McLaren P1™ GTR makes global dynamic debut
◾Follow the celebrations and join the conversation on the McLaren social channels us
ALFA ROMEO CELEBRATES 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS VICTORY IN THE INAUGURAL FORMULA ONE RACE IN SILVERSTONE
◾Four Alfetta 158 race cars take to the Silverstone race track to compete in the inaugural Formula One race
◾Giuseppe 'Nino' Farina leads home an Alfa Romeo podium sweep as Alfa Romeo begins its domination of the first championship season
◾The Alfetta was upgraded for 1951 to give Juan Manuel Fang
RM Sotheby's Motor City Sale Celebrates Automotive Design and Engineering From Across the Decades
• The official auction of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's, RM Sotheby's Motor City sale returns to Michigan, July 25
• Single-day sale presents approximately 80 blue-chip automobiles; European sports cars and late model collectibles join event's traditional roster of American Class
LIKE PARABOLIC SKIS, INFINITI DIRECT ADAPTIVE STEERING LETS YOU STEER QUICKER AND SMOOTHER
Direct Adaptive Steering™ (DAS) is the world's first production steer-by-wire system, providing new levels of control, precision and adaptability. The system uses advanced electronics to streamline the steering mechanism for a more precise feeling behind the wheel.
Developed after more than 10 ye
NISMO UNIVERSITY: INSIDE THE NISSAN GT-R LM NISMO'S ENGINE
MOTUL have helped NISMO win on track with oils and lubricants developed for NISMO road and race cars since 2003. In this exclusive video, NISMO University reveals how the oil in the engine can have a big impact when taking on the toughest race in the world- the Le Mans 24 hrs.
MAZDA FOUNDATION SUPPORTS AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS LOS ANGELES STUDENT-LED PROJECT TO REDUCE DISTRACTED DRIVING
Nearly 600 students celebrate civic engagement and highlight dangers of distracted driving
MAY 15, 2015 (LOS ANGELES) – After-School All-Stars (ASAS) announced today that the Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. is supporting student-led service projects that bring greater awareness to th
ALL FOUR AUDI R8 LMS CARS ON THE FIRST FIVE ROWS OF THE GRID FOR THE NÜRBURGRING 24 HOURS
◾Pierre Kaffer best Audi driver in final qualifying
◾Audi Sport Team WRT on rows three and four
◾Only 2.4 seconds separate the ten best teams over 25 kilometers
Ingolstadt, May 15, 2015 – The new Audi R8 LMS has passed its initial 'field assessment' in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring
NISSAN MICRA CUP READY FOR ITS DEBUT
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada – A first in Canadian motorsports takes place in one week when the Nissan Micra Cup kicks off its inaugural season. Canada's most affordable racing series, the Nissan Micra Cup, will commence on Friday, May 22, at the legendary Circuit Mont-Tremblant, as part of the annu
LIKE IN MOTORSPORT: RECORDING AND ANALYSIS OF DRIVING DATA ON TRACKS
Exclusive for Porsche GT sports cars: Porsche Track Precision app
Stuttgart. GT sports cars from Porsche are a good ticket to the world of motorsport. Four out of five of all Porsche GTs ever built have been driven on the track. One in three enthusiastic drivers take to the track in the fi
GASLY GETS ON THE GAS DURING INFINITI RED BULL RACING TEST SESSION
MONTMELO, Spain – Amid the plethora of driving stats Formula One loves to wallow in, the numbers concerning driver test days aren't ones that regularly get trotted out. But drill down into the figures for Infiniti Red Bull Racing test outings, and it's abundantly clear just how keen the team
EUROPE, HERE WE COME: VOLKSWAGEN TRIPLY MOTIVATED FOR PORTUGAL
◾Portugal kicks off five-stop tour of Europe for the WRC
◾Volkswagen team extra motivated after Argentinean disappointment
◾Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene line up in front of passionate fans
Back from overseas and ready to conquer Europe – Volkswagen is three times as mot
2016 CHEVROLET CAMARO DEBUTS IN DETROIT TOMORROW
Enthusiasts from U.S. and Canada expected for daylong Camaro celebration
DETROIT – More than 1,000 people are expected to join Chevrolet for the debut of the all-new Chevrolet Camaro tomorrow on Detroit's scenic Belle Isle where hundreds of those attending will be Camaro enthusias
CADILLAC AND DOUG ELLIN EXPLAIN THE UN-RETIREMENT OF ARI GOLD
SHORT FILM TELLS THE FAMOUS 'ENTOURAGE' CHARACTER'S STORY OF HIS JOURNEY BACK TO HOLLYWOOD WITH A GUEST APPEARANCE FROM THE CADILLAC CIEL CONCEPT CAR
Cadillac and 'Entourage' creator Doug Ellin today debuted a short film that explains super-agent Ari Gold's journey back to Hollywood after
NISSAN, HEISMAN WINNERS AND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TACKLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING
LOS ANGELES – Nissan North America recently teamed up with the long time partners Habitat for Humanity and the Heisman Trophy Trust to change the lives of a local Los Angeles family.
Jeremy Tucker, vice president, Marketing, Nissan North America:
'We are coming together today, hav
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage. Motor Sport With An Elegant Character.
On 22 May 2015, the BMW Group will unveil the new BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage to the global public for the first time at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. This model is the BMW Design Team's tribute to the BMW 3.0 CSL, a timeless classic and iconic BMW Coupe from the 1970s. The BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage is a nod to the engineering achievement exemplified by the BMW 3.0 CSL in its lightweight design and performance. The Hommage draws on the character of the earlier model and endows it with cutting-edge materials to translate it into the present in a new and exciting guise.
Fabulously Presented 1971 Maserati Ghibli Joins the Ever Growing Line Up of Incredible Offerings at Russo and Steele's 3rd Annual Newport Beach Collector Automobile Auction
Scottsdale, Arizona (May 12, 2015) – Launched at Turin in 1966, Maserati's Ghibli was appropriately named after the hot, dust-blowing wind currents of North Africa and featured handsomely tailored bodylines penned by a brilliant young Giorgetto Giugiaro for Ghia. The Ghibli's V-8 engine was a
Lotus Back in London
• New dealer, Hexagon Lotus, opens in South Kensington
• Second Hexagon Lotus Showroom opens in East Finchley
Lotus Cars is delighted to welcome Hexagon Lotus as its new brand representative in prestigious South Kensington, London.
Hexagon is not new to Lotus having been a Lotus dealer from 196
DAVID BROWN AUTOMOTIVE LAUNCHES STUNNING SPEEDBACK GT TO EAGERLY ANTICIPATED AMERICAN MARKET
◾Following huge success in Europe, Speedback GT launches in the USA for £495,000 (currently $753,000)
◾Speedback will showcase the best of British craftsmanship to American audience at the exclusive Quail Motorsports Gathering rally and concours event
◾Announcement of North American launch rounds
BMW 3.0 CSL HOMMAGE. MOTOR SPORT WITH AN ELEGANT CHARACTER
Munich/Cernobbio. On 22 May 2015, the BMW Group will unveil the new BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage to the global public for the first time at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. This model is the BMW Design Team's tribute to the BMW 3.0 CSL, a timeless classic and iconic BMW Coupe from the 1970s. The
A LEGENDARY LINE-UP: THE JAGUAR HERITAGE CARS OF THE 2015 MILLE MIGLIA
◾Nine of Jaguar's most celebrated Heritage models from the 1950s to compete in the famed Mille Miglia: three C-types, three D-types, an XK120, an XK140 and a MK VII
◾Highlights include C-type 'NDU 289', which competes in 2015 event some 62 years after it raced in the original Mille Miglia
MIGHTY MARDENBOROUGH TAKES FIRST GP3 PODIUM OF SEASON
◾Jann Mardenborough opens his GP3 scorecard with third place in Barcelona
◾Sir Chris Hoy in European Le Mans Series action in Italy this weekend
◾Nissan GT Academy Team RJN heads to Germany for Nürburgring 24 Hours
LONDON – Nissan's Jann Mardenborough had a successful start to his GP3 se
HARALD KRÜGER NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
Norbert Reithofer elected new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Munich. As previously announced, Harald Krüger assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG with effect from the end of today's Annual General Meeting. Krüger, who holds an engineering degree, was m
STABLE TREND: VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS DELIVERS JUST UNDER TWO MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO APRIL
Brand achieved strongest growth in European markets
Wolfsburg, May 13, 2015 – The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 1.98 (January-April 2014: 2.02; -2.2 percent) million vehicles in the first four months of the year. 496,100 (April 2014: 521,000; -4.8 percent) models were handed over to c
TOYOTA AND MAZDA TEAM UP TO MAKE CARS BETTER
Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2015―Toyota Motor Corporation and Mazda Motor Corporation today entered an agreement to build a mutually beneficial long term partnership. By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other's products and technologies, the partnership will
USC SHOAH FOUNDATION TO PRESENT BILL FORD WITH AMBASSADOR FOR HUMANITY AWARD
Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, will present Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, with the Institute's Ambassador for Humanity Award at the organization's annual gala in Detroit on Sept. 10. Ford will be recognized f
KIA AND HOMETOWN STAR MARK WILKINS RETURN TO CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORTS PARK FOR PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE DOUBLEHEADER
Thanks to a pair of podium finishes in rounds five and six at Barber Motorsports Park, defending GTS-Class Manufacturer Champion Kia carries momentum north to Canada for rounds seven and eight of the Pirelli World Challenge
◾Toronto native Mark Wilkins drove the Kia Racing No. 38 B.R.A.K.E
AUDI VETERANS TO TECHNICIANS PROGRAM CLOSES IN ON 200TH HIRE
◾During May, placement fee is reduced to $1,500
◾Goal to reach 200th hire this month
◾Participating dealers get tax credits and other assistance
May 12, 2015 | HERNDON, Virginia -- With Memorial Day 2015 approaching, the Audi Veterans To Technicians program is closing in on its 200th hi
NISSAN VERSA SEDAN NAMED 'BEST GREEN CAR VALUE' IN 2015 AAA GREEN CAR GUIDE
Nissan Versa Sedan cited for extraordinary fuel economy and low starting price; Nissan Versa Note second on list
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Noting its exceptional fuel economy and affordable starting price, AAA (formerly the American Automobile Association) recently recognized the Nissan Ve
STATEMENT: RESTRAINT-SYSTEM SOFTWARE UPGRADE
May 12, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC is expanding by an estimated 62,148 vehicles its recall of U.S.-market SUVs** to upgrade air-bag software.
The action follows a routine review of the originally reported vehicle population by FCA US engineers. There have been no additional
SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA COMPLETES 2015 WRX STI RALLYCROSS CAR TESTING AHEAD OF RED BULL GRC SEASON OPENER
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru Rally Team USA has completed pre-season testing of their new VT15x rallycross car ahead of the first Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship round set for May 31 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Subaru factory drivers Bucky Lasek, Sverre Isachsen, and Travis Pastrana took pa
Dodge Opens Order Banks For New 2016 Dodge Viper ACR
Viper enthusiasts with the need for ultimate handling, performance and road course domination, as well as the ability to drive their Viper home from the track, can now place their orders for the fastest street-legal Viper track car ever. The Dodge brand has announced pricing and opened order banks for the recently introduced 2016 Dodge Viper ACR.
RM Sotheby's to Shine Spotlight on Striking Pair of Italian Prototypes in Monterey
A striking pair of Italian-designed and built prototypes will take center stage in Monterey this summer as RM Sotheby's returns to California for its flagship sale during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance weekend. For Maserati aficionados, this pairing includes arguably the most significant Ghibli in existence, while Ferraristi will be presented with an exclusive opportunity to acquire the original U.S.-specification Daytona Prototype. The two prototypes are among 150 blue-chip collector cars slated for the RM Sotheby's sale, August 14-15.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Announces A New Dawn For Super-Luxury Motoring
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today announced the name of its forthcoming new car. The new model, an exciting and sensuous drophead, will be known as Rolls-Royce Dawn.
The car was unveiled to representatives of the marque's 130-strong global dealer network at the 2015 Rolls-Royce World Dealer Conference in Los Angeles, California today.
Toyota Flips the Switch to Sustainable Power at Yellowstone National Park
Lamar Buffalo Ranch Renewable, Zero Emission Energy System Is Now Online
System Features 208 Re-used Camry Hybrid Batteries
Torrance, Calif. (May 12, 2015) – The lights are on where the buffalo roam.
At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Yellowstone National Pa
BRITISH SPEED IN ITALY: BENTLEY MARKS ANNIVERSARY WITH MILLE MIGLIA RUN
•Historic Bentley takes on epic thousand-mile test of endurance
•This year marks 85 years since Birkin and Barnato's aborted attempt
•1930 4½-litre supercharged Blower one of just 55 ever produced
(Crewe/Brescia, 12 May 2015) In 1930, 'Bentley Boy' Tim Birkin claimed his aborted attempt
DODGE OPENS ORDER BANKS FOR NEW 2016 DODGE VIPER ACR
The fastest street-legal Viper track car ever offers a tremendous value for performance
May 12, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Viper enthusiasts with the need for ultimate handling, performance and road course domination, as well as the ability to drive their Viper home from the track
BMW GROUP CLASSIC CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF MILLE MIGLIA VICTORY
Experience Mille Miglia from Behind the Wheel with BMW Online
Munich/Brescia. With a rich history at the legendary Mille Miglia, this year's long-distance event is an especially meaningful one for BMW Group Classic. It was 75 years ago that Fritz Huschke von Hanstein and Walter B
BMW model upgrade measures for the summer of 2015
Munich. In the summer of 2015, BMW will be continuing with the generation change under the bonnet of many of its model series. Thanks to the optimised efficiency of the new three and four-cylinder engines, both the sporting characteristics and the fuel economy of numerous models will improve
2015 Spanish Grand Prix - Race
Silver Arrows kick off European season in style with one-two finish in Barcelona!
•Nico took his first victory of the 2015 season – the ninth of his Formula One career to date – with a superbly controlled drive from pole position
•Lewis recovered from a poor start to clinch the 75th podiu
WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION COMPANY IN SEATTLE JUNE 5-6
Mecum Auction to Feature 600 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More
Walworth, Wis. – May 11, 2015 – Mecum Auctions, the largest collector car auction company, will host its second-annual classic and collector car auction in Seattle at CenturyLink Field Event Center J
CUSTOMERS ACCELERATE GMC SALES SO FAR IN 2015
Brand's first quarter was best in 10 years, and momentum continues
DETROIT – When it comes to midsize trucks, Mike Taylor of Dallas has switched from regular to premium.
The 35-year-old IT engineer and consultant recently swapped his barely broken-in 2014 Toyota Tacoma for a 20
ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS ANNOUNCES A NEW DAWN FOR SUPER-LUXURY MOTORING
12 May 2015, Los Angeles, California Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today announced the name of its forthcoming new car. The new model, an exciting and sensuous drophead, will be known as Rolls-Royce Dawn.
The car was unveiled to representatives of the marque's 130-strong global dealer netw
RM Sotheby's to Shine Spotlight on Striking Pair of Italian Prototypes in Monterey
• RM Sotheby's prepares for triumphant return to Monterey, California, August 14-15
• The pinnacle of collector car auctions, multi-day sale to lift gavel on approximately 150 blue-chip collector cars
• Early highlights include a pair of Italian-built prototypes: the first Maserati Ghibli Spyder,
FORMER ROLLING STONE BILL WYMAN TO SELL PRIZED MOTOR CARS AT BONHAMS FESTIVAL OF SPEED SALE
A 1966 Mercedes-Benz 250 S and a 1971 Citroën Maserati SM owned by founding member and former Rolling Stones bassist, Bill Wyman, are offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale on 26 June. Wyman used both cars for trips to international recording studios during the making of hit Rolling Stones albums
57C Cabriolet at Greenwich Concours d'Elegance
Bonhams is pleased to announce the consignment of a very special Bugatti for its end of May motorcar auction in Greenwich, Connecticut: a supercharged 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet with coachwork by Gangloff.
Introduced in 1934, the Type 57 represented a new era for the company under the
2016 Model Year Mustang GT To Receive Hood Vent Turn Signals, A Nod To Car's Heritage, New Packaging Options
For the 2016 model year, Mustang fastback and convertible welcome the return of the iconic California Special Package and Pony Package —two iconic Mustang trim levels made popular in the 1960s. Several other new options, including new stripes and wheels, allow owners to make their pony car as individual as they are.
CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE 2015 TO CONTINUE EVENT'S SUCCESSFUL CHARITABLE FUNDRAISING
◾Concours of Elegance 2015 to raise money for three charities: Walking With The Wounded, Action on Addiction and Springfield Motor Racing's Club for Young People
◾Concours of Elegance has already raised more than £600,000 over the course of its three previous events
◾Walking With The Wounded will
BENTLEY MOTORSPORT PREPARES FOR THE GREEN HELL
•Works Continental GT3s ready to face the ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife
•Team and cars prepared for their toughest challenge yet
•Bentley Boys joined by Nordschleife specialists
(Crewe, 11th May 2015) Bentley Motorsport is making final preparations for i
2016 CAMARO IS ALL ABOUT THE AERO
Total aerodynamic lift improved by 30 percent for improved stability
DETROIT – After 350 hours of wind tunnel testing – often 24 hours a day – the new Camaro will slip more easily through the wind, and drivers of the Camaro SS will experience a marked improvement in reduced aerodyna
NISSAN DONATION TO HELP VICTIMS OF EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL
YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and its employees extend their heartfelt sympathy to those affected by the disaster in Nepal and wish for the earliest possible recovery.
Nissan will donate 10 million yen to the World Food Program, which is aiding rescue efforts by providing food f
CHEVROLET SONIC NAMED 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK BY INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY
Midyear model achieves 'Good' rating in small overlap front crash test
DETROIT – The midyear 2015 Chevrolet Sonic has been named a 2015 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
'Customer safety is of utmost importance to Chevrolet, across all segments' sa
JOULE'S CO2-RECYCLED ETHANOL MEETS U.S. AND EUROPEAN SPECIFICATIONS
◾Test results will be used to obtain government approvals
◾Recycled CO2 fuel technology reduces greenhouse emmissions and is cost-competitive
◾Audi and Joule partnered in 2011 to develop CO2-neutral fuel
May 11, 2015 | HERNDON, Virginia -- Joule, the pioneer of liquid fuels from recycled
CHEVROLET REVEALS NEW PITCH IN INDIA, BRINGING PLAY TO LOCAL COMMUNITY
◾As part of continued commitment to demonstrate that where there's play, there's beautiful possibilities, Chevrolet rebuilds school's football pitch
◾Transformed pitch at Rebecca Belilious English Institution creates safe place for children to play and encourages kids to stay in school
RAM TRUCK TO BRING NEW 2015 REBEL TO OVERLAND EXPO
◾Two months ahead of its U.S. market launch, the new 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel pickup truck will make its first Arizona appearance at the Overland Expo in Mormon Lake, Ariz.
◾Overland Expo to host Ram Truck press conference and owner clinic
◾Mopar Ram 2500 Outdoorsman concept and classic 1986 Rod Hall W
24-HOUR RACE AT THE NÜRBURGRING: AUDI R8 LMS IN ENDURANCE RUN
◾First start of the new GT sports car in the 24-hour race
◾Audi represented in the 'Green Hell' with four teams
◾Strong line-up with seasoned WEC, DTM and GT campaigners
Ingolstadt, May 11, 2015 – The acid test for the new Audi R8 LMS: The GT sports car will be contesting its first 24-ho
VOLVO CARS SELECTS SOUTH CAROLINA FOR ITS FIRST AMERICAN FACTORY
(ROCKLEIGH, NJ – May 11, 2015) Volvo Cars has chosen Berkeley County, South Carolina as the location of its first American factory, investing up to $500 Million in a facility with a capacity to initially produce up to 100,000 cars per year.
The Berkeley County factory, located outside of C
2016 MODEL YEAR MUSTANG GT TO RECEIVE HOOD VENT TURN SIGNALS, A NOD TO CAR'S HERITAGE, NEW PACKAGING OPTIONS
◾Turn signal indicators located in hood vents – a heritage cue from the 1967 Ford Mustang – return as standard equipment for 2016 Ford Mustang GT
◾Exclusive California Special Package for Mustang GT Premium available this fall; Pony Package available for Mustang EcoBoost® Premium by year's end
RICCIARDO FINISHES SEVENTH, KVYAT 10TH AT THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX
Quotes and news from the Spanish Grand Prix Race
May 10, 2015
DANIEL RICCIARDO, Finish Position: 7th, Start Position: 10th
'I am more satisfied today as we achieved everything we could, and seventh was the maximum I could get out of the car. There were some parts of the race that
BUEMI THE FIRST TWO-TIME FORMULA E WINNER
MONACO (May 9 2015) – Today, Sebastien Buemi became the first driver to secure two wins in the FIA Formula E Championship. The Swiss driver won the first ever race of the series to be held in Europe, adding to his previous victory in Punta del Este. It was also the third win for a driver from
2016 NISSAN TITAN XD UNDERGOES 'MEASURING SESSION' AT SEMA GARAGE
LOS ANGELES (May 8, 2015) – In partnership with Nissan and Cummins, the SEMA Garage hosted an exclusive first preview 'measuring session' of the 2016 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab 4x4. Powered by the new Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine, the new TITAN XD is the first of the new-generation of Ni
GM THANKS FIVE LOYAL GLOBAL CUSTOMERS WITH NEW VEHICLES
DETROIT – This week, General Motors CEO Mary Barra and GM leaders from around the globe thanked five loyal customers over the course of 48 hours by surprising each of them with a free vehicle.
The events celebrated the global production of 500 million GM-branded vehicles and recognized cus
Audi TT Clubsport Turbo Technology Concept Car Set To Debut
Wide add-on parts, a powerful rear wing and a power output of 441 kW (600 hp) – the Audi TT clubsport turbo impresses with its power and design. From May 13 to 16, Audi will be showing its technology concept car on the Wörthersee Tour in the Austrian town of Reifnitz. The inspiration for the show car came from the successful Audi 90 IMSA GTO of the late 1980s. A new technology is making its debut under the hood. The car's electric biturbo adds even more dynamism to the driving experience with its spontaneous response.
New 2016 Dodge Viper ACR – Fastest Street-Legal Viper Track Car Ever
The next chapter in the history of the ultimate street-legal, track-focused, hand-built American supercar begins with the return of the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR.
Certified for public roads and engineered to wring every last hundredth of a second out of road course lap times, the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR combines the latest in aerodynamic, braking and tire technology – a recipe designed to carry on the ACR's lap-time busting reputation that has made it a legend on race tracks around the world.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
Toyota's global net income jumped 19.2 percent during the 2015 fiscal year that ended March 31, 2015.
Global Financial Highlights:
•Global sales decreased by 144,169 vehicles to 8.97 million, with strong sales in North America and gains in Europe, offsetting decreases in Japan and other
ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS UNVEILS ‘WRAITH – INSPIRED BY FASHION'
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and the world of Haute Couture have long been bound by a common philosophy – to take the very finest materials and craft them into the most exquisite and desirable luxury goods, appointed to the customer's exact specifications. In this spirit, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delight
JD CLASSICS CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL 2015
◾JD Classics takes two podium finishes and two pole positions at the 2015 Donington Historic Festival
◾The team's Costin Lister was driven from sixth on the grid to a second place finish
◾In the new Jaguar Heritage Challenge, JD Classics' E-type also raced to third in a strong field of pre-1966 Ja
SALON PRIVÉ HOLDS SPECTACULAR LAUNCH EVENT AT NEW HOME BLENHEIM PALACE
◾Ten spectacular cars on display to celebrate ten years of Salon Privé
◾Iconic hypercars showcased: Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder
◾His Grace, the 12th Duke of Marlborough, welcomed guests into his home in anticipation of the main event in September
Salon Privé gave a snea
2015 Spanish Grand Prix - Practice
Encouraging start for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS on bright and breezy opening day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
•Nico topped the morning session with Lewis just 0.070s behind in P2, while the Brit claimed top spot in the afternoon with Nico P3
•Today's programme focused on setup work in
PORSCHE DONATES $500,000 TO ATLANTA BELTLINE PARTNERSHIP
Contribution to help revitalize Atlanta parks, trails and neighborhoods
Atlanta. In keeping with a long-standing tradition of environmental responsibility, Porsche today announced a donation in the amount of $500,000 to the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. The check was presented by
AUDI AG CONTINUES GROWTH IN APRIL
◾Around 152,850 deliveries worldwide in the month – up 2.5 percent
◾Sales chief Luca de Meo: 'New all-time highs despite upcoming model changes'
◾Sales in the Americas grew by 12.7 percent
May 08, 2015 | INGOLSTADT, Germany -- After the best first quarter in the company's history, Audi a
2016 MAZDA6, CX-5 RECEIVE FAMILY CAR HONORS FROM GREATER ATLANTA AUTOMOTIVE MEDIA ASSOCIATION
IRVINE, Calif. (May 8, 2015) – Two Mazda vehicles have received awards from the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (GAAMA); 2016 Mazda6 took home the award for 'Best Tech Family Car' while 2016 Mazda CX-5 earned the 'Best Value Family Car.' Both vehicles have been refreshed for the
GMC OFFERS SPECIAL PRICING FOR ALL VETERANS THROUGH JUNE
GM Military Discount covers all 22 million veterans, regardless of separation date
DETROIT – For U.S. military veterans waiting for the right time to purchase a GMC truck, crossover or SUV, GMC is expanding the GM Military Discount to all veterans – regardless of separation date –
AD SHOWS 2016 CHEVROLET VOLT IS ‘TOMORROWLAND' TODAY
Movie tie-in kicks off marketing efforts for next-gen Volt
DETROIT – Chevrolet and the upcoming Disney feature, 'Tomorrowland,' share a history and future full of possibility, innovation and freedom. 'Tomorrow, Today,' celebrates the launch of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt by
THE PERFECT DTM OPENER: EKSTRÖM GETS SWEET TREATS
Ingolstadt, May 8, 2015 – Mattias Ekström has scored his 20th win. His landmark victory concluded a brilliant DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring.
Twice on pole, twice on the top step of the podium – Audi Sport delivered a perfect start of the new DTM season and is now leading the dri
NEW AUDI HIGH-EFFICIENCY ENGINE TO PREMIERE AT VIENNA MOTOR SYMPOSIUM
◾New 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine with innovative combustion method
◾Top figures: 190 hp, 320 Nm (236.0 lb-ft), less than 5 l/100 km (47.0 US mpg)
◾To be implemented in the new Audi A4 by the end of 2015
May 07, 2015 | INGOLSTADT/VIENNA -- Audi presents the most efficient two-liter gaso
The New BMW 3 Series Sedan And Sports Wagon
BMW announces the latest enhancement to its brand shaping 3 Series with the introduction of the new BMW 3 Series. Accounting for around 25 percent of total BMW worldwide vehicle sales, the BMW 3 Series Sedan and Sports Wagon represent the brand's most successful model line with over 14 million sales globally. For the 2016 model year, the new 3 Series receives a range of enhancements highlighting dynamics, supporting the vehicle's true emotional commitment to the brand and its customers. The introduction of the BMW 340i, marks the world premier of an all new inline 6-cylinder gasoline engine, producing 320 hp with 330 lb-ft of torque. This new modular BMW EfficientDynamics engine features BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology, combining unbeatable performance with outstanding efficiency.
Spring Carlisle Auction was a Success!
Carlisle Auctions has concluded yet another successful event, this time it was the Spring Carlisle collector car auction. Buzz surrounding this auction went viral, as various aspects of the event were picked up by national and international media. That spotlight, combined with the Burt Reynolds Band
THE NEW BMW 3 SERIES SEDAN AND SPORTS WAGON
◾Lifecycle freshening for all 3 Series Sedans and Sports Wagons.
◾New 340i Sedan features new 320 hp TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder.
◾Standard Sport Line on the 328i, 328d and 340i models (including xDrive).
◾New Track Handling Package available for gasoline-powered models.
PORSCHE OPENS NEW $100 MILLION EXPERIENCE CENTER AND HEADQUARTERS IN ATLANTA
Largest investment for Porsche outside Germany features industry-first facility in North America complete with dynamic track, classic car gallery, restoration center, event space, and fine dining restaurant
Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America today officially opened its new $100 mil
ACTOR IDRIS ELBA BREAKS HISTORIC ‘FLYING MILE' RECORD IN BENTLEY
◾Bentley helps Elba follow in famous footsteps of Sir Malcolm Campbell
◾Continental GT Speed and Hollywood star break 88-year-old record
◾Award-winning actor achieves180.361 mph on Pendine Sands, Wales
(Crewe, 7 May, 2015) Idris Elba, star of Luther and The Wire, piloted a Bentley to bre
CHEVROLET SILVERADO CHASSIS CAB CLEANS UP WITH CNG
Bi-fuel Silverado 3500HD joins growing alternative fuel lineup
DETROIT – Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab, allowing drivers to operate the vehicle on CNG or gasoline. Bi-fuel will be available on the r
ASTON MARTIN TEAMS SET OUT TO CONQUER THE NÜRBURGRING
7 May 2015, Gaydon: Luxury British sports car maker Aston Martin, along with its race team Aston Martin Racing, today announces an ambitious five-car assault on the 2015 ADAC Zurich N24 endurance race at Germany's infamous Nürburgring.
Aston Martin Racing heads to the world-renowned endura
INFINITI SETS NEW APRIL GLOBAL SALES RECORD
◾16,700 sold vehicles mark new record
HONG KONG – On the heels of the all-time sales record that Infiniti achieved in the first quarter of 2015, the company successfully carried this momentum into April. Infiniti sold 16,700 vehicles globally last month, an increase of
GM EMPLOYEES ON MISSION TO TRANSFORM TRANSPORTATION
Sustainability report outlines vehicle and manufacturing progress; sets new targets
DETROIT – General Motors' just-released sustainability report chronicles efforts by the company's 216,000 employees to live out GM's newly defined purpose and values by earning customer loyalty, ap
Audi Announces Pricing For The All-New TT Model Line
Audi today announced pricing for the all-new 2016 Audi TT model line. The iconic vehicle boasts an exciting new design characterized by the use of innovative technologies and driver-focused performance.
Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Raises The Bar For Handling
The all-new Ford Shelby GT350 builds on Carroll Shelby's original idea – transform Mustang from a great everyday car into a dominant road racer, elevating it to a new level.
Shelby GT350 raises the bar significantly over the already very capable 2015 Mustang GT performance pack, combining the best technologies and most thoroughly engineered components to create the most athletic Mustang ever built.
H&H Classics To Sell Two Multi-Million Ferraris In Generous Legacy To The RNLI
H&H Classics, one of Britain's oldest classic car auction houses, will hold a sale of two multi-million-pound Ferraris from the Richard Colton collection in a generous legacy left to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
The sale will take place at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire – Europe's largest historic aviation centre – on 14 October 2015 and the funds raised will go towards the RNLI's lifesaving work around the coast of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
Toyota Flexes RAV4 Muscle with New Rally America Series Entry
Toyota unveiled its RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale this weekend at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Ryan Millen, who won the 2014 Baja 1000 in a Toyota Tundra TRD Pro, will drive the RAV4 rally vehicle at various rally races including some of the 2015 Rally America 2WD-Open Class season. The muscled-up RAV4 was unveiled live between races to all in attendance and was on display in the pits throughout the event.
H&H CLASSICS TO SELL TWO MULTI-MILLION FERRARIS IN GENEROUS LEGACY TO THE RNLI
◾H&H Classics to offer a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB and 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 from the estate of the late Richard Colton, a pre-eminent British V12 Ferrari collector
◾Proceeds from the sale to benefit the Royal National Lifeboat Institution
◾1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB was the second steel, right-hand-d
Toyota Sienna Named Best 3-Row Vehicle for Families
Atlanta, Ga., May 5, 2015 -- Parents love the new Sienna minivan for its upscale style and features, comfort and safety. Kids enjoy the 16.4-inch widescreen entertainment center. But auto writers are a much tougher group to please.
As it turns out, the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Associatio
VOLKSWAGEN TO OFFER CONNECTED-CAR FEATURES ENABLED BY NEW APPLE WATCH
•Volkswagen's Car-Net® app will sync with new Apple Watch
• VW customers will be able to remotely lock*/unlock doors; check fuel level or charge status; set up speed and boundary alerts and more from their Apple Watch
Herndon, VA (May 5th, 2015) — Volkswagen of America, Inc., is excited
AUDI ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR THE ALL-NEW TT MODEL LINE
◾The quintessential design icon boasts a new driver-focused interior and true sports-car performance
◾TT sets standards for in-vehicle technology with the Audi virtual cockpit - a fully digital instrument cluster
◾Virtual cockpit powered by first automotive NVIDIA® Tegra® 30 processor integration
Toyota Flexes RAV4 Muscle with New Rally America Series Entry
Renowned Off-Road Driver Ryan Millen to Drive RAV4 Rally Car in 2015 Rally America 2WD-Open Class
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 6, 2015) – Toyota unveiled its RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale this weekend at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Ryan Millen, who
Mazda Provides Fleet of New 2016 Mazda6s and CX-5s
MONTEREY, Calif., May 6, 2015 - Mazda North American Operations handed over the keys to 13 all-new 2016 Mazda6 and CX-5 vehicles to staff of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during this past weekend's Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda. The cars, emblazoned with Mazda-designed gra
FORD SHELBY GT350 MUSTANG RAISES THE BAR FOR HANDLING
◾Advanced suspension tuning on Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R includes Mustang-first MagneRide dampers
◾Two-piece brake rotors for Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R are the most powerful brakes ever fitted to a production Mustang – with Michelin tires and high-performance wheels engineered to match
WHAT'S NEXT? GM PREDICTS JOBS OF THE FUTURE
Top 10 jobs of the future that will drive exciting technologies
DETROIT – As smartphones get more sophisticated, watches connect us to the world and our homes grow more automated, cars will advance in ways customers cannot imagine. Already, people are developing and bringing product
TOYOTA MIRAI: COMING THIS FALL TO SHOWROOMS NEAR…?
Eight California Toyota Dealers Announced
Mirai Order Requests Begin Summer 2015
Torrance, Calif. (May 6, 2015) – Want a Mirai? All those in favor, say aye! California trailblazers waiting to get behind the wheel of Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, the Mirai
BMW GROUP STARTS WELL IN 2015
New highs for sales volume, revenues and earnings in first quarter
Group revenues up by 14.7% to € 20.9 billion
Profit before financial result 20.6% higher at € 2.5 billion
Profit before tax improved to approximately € 2.3 billion
Automotive segment EBIT m
GM SALUTES VETERANS DURING MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH
22 million U.S. military veterans are eligible for GM Military Discount
DETROIT – From May 1 to June 30, 2015, all active, reserve, retired and veteran military – regardless of separation date – can receive the GM Military Discount on eligible Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles.
INFINITI PRESENTS 'THE (RED) SUPPER' HOSTED BY MARIO BATALI
Celebrity chefs and 1,000 guests will dine under the stars to kick off EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES on May 31
Nashville, Tenn. – Infiniti has announced it is sponsoring an extraordinary alfresco dinner and drinks experience hosted by Mario Batali and produced by Outstanding in
STRONG WEEKEND FOR TANNER FOUST IN EUROPE
Rallycross and road racing success for versatile driver at Hockenheim
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (May 5, 2015) - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust took home a pair of podium results at the famed Hockenheimring this weekend with guest appearances in the Audi Sport TT Cup and the
1919 Pierce-Arrow Captures Best In Show at Third Annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance
A 1919 bright purple Pierce-Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer, purchased last year by Georgia-based philanthropist and businessman Robert S. 'Bob' Jepson Jr., captured Best in Show at the third annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance on Saturday.
The 1978 Pontiac Firebird
Pontiac introduced their second generation of Firebirds in 1970. The Firebird lineup now had four bodystyles, instead of six. The convertible was no longer offered. The top-of-the-line bodystyle was the Trans Am, which was fitted with air dams across the bottom of the front and in front of the wheels. Completing the package was a large deck lid spoiler and small spoilers in front of the rear wheels.
The Most Significant Single-Vendor Automobile Collection Sale: RM Sotheby's Sells Andrews Collection
RM Sotheby's set a new record for a private automobile collection auction this weekend (May 2), generating a remarkable $53,887,585* with 100 percent of all lots sold at its sale of the Paul and Chris Andrews Collection in Fort Worth, Texas. The impressive results from the single-day, single-vendor sale reaffirm RM's position as the market leader for private collection auctions.
The result of more than 15 years of dedicated and meticulous acquisition by the father and son team, the Andrews Collection is widely known and respected by the global collector community for its exceptional quality, diversity, presentation and historical significance. The weekend's sale, staged as part of an effort to pare down the collection to a more manageable size, lifted the gavel on a total 78 vehicles and select memorabilia before a packed house.
Celebrity Owned 1963 Ferrari 250GT Lusso Set to Take Center Stage at Russo and Steele Monterey 2015!
Scottsdale, Arizona (April 15, 2015) – By the early 1960s, Ferrari's racing and street cars began to diverge in basic essence, with the Scuderia's competition cars quickly becoming more specialized and the road cars reflecting the growing demand among Ferrari buyers for more comfort and luxur
1919 Pierce-Arrow Captures Best In Show at Third Annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance
VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 2, 2015) – A 1919 bright purple Pierce-Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer, purchased last year by Georgia-based philanthropist and businessman Robert S. 'Bob' Jepson Jr., captured Best in Show at the third annual Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance on Saturday.
'We are so thrille
The Most Significant Single-Vendor Automobile Collection Sale: RM Sotheby's Sells Prized Paul & Chris Andrews Collection for Record $53.9 Million
• RM Sotheby's sale of the Paul & Chris Andrews Collection sets new record for a single-vendor automobile auction
• Top-seller: 1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet realizes an outstanding $7,645,000
• American Classics generate exceptional results led by a $4.18 million coachbuilt Packard
NISSAN'S 'RIDE OF YOUR LIFE™' ALTIMA CAMPAIGN RETURNS BIGGER AND BETTER IN SECOND YEAR
◾Interactive consumer experience starts at shopping mall, ends at race track
◾Out-of-the-box Nissan marketing campaign features Smart Glass box with a 2015 Altima inside
◾'Ride of Your Life' campaign showcases Altima's positioning as 'the most exciting sedan on the road'
◾Two-minute video availab
IT'S CALLED MAZDA RACEWAY FOR A REASON
- Mazda podium sweep in CTSCC and Largest MX-5 Cup Race Highlight Weekend -
MONTEREY, Calif. (May 3, 2015) – The 2.2-mile racetrack just outside Monterey, Calif., city limits has carried the name Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca since 2000. But this weekend it was more like Mazda MX-5 Raceway.
SOLD-OUT ‘MOPAR ROAD READY' EVENT PUT METRO DETROIT TEENS IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT
◾Over 400 people, including teens and parents, participated in four 'Mopar Road Ready' sessions on May 2–3 at Mopar World Headquarters in Center Line, Michigan
◾Sponsored by the FCA Foundation and supported by Mopar, the program provides teens classroom education and dynamic, hands-on defensive dri
CHEVROLET ANNOUNCES 2016 VOLT PRICING
DETROIT – The Chevrolet Volt is poised to continue to bring new owners to the electric plug-in family. Pricing will be as low as $26,495 after the full federal tax credit of $7,500. (Federal tax credit can range from $0 up to $7,500.) In California, the vehicle's largest market, residents of
VOLVO CARS CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTEGRATED BOOSTER CUSHION
◾Volvo Cars introduced the first integrated booster cushion for children in 1990
◾Recommends children should travel rearward facing until the age of four
Volvo Cars is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the first ever integrated booster cushion in conjunction with the United
FCA US DEALERS TO OFFER EMPLOYEES NO-COST, NO-DEBT COLLEGE EDUCATION
◾FCA US teams with Strayer University to develop first-of-its-kind dealer program
◾Degrees@Work program open to all employees of participating dealerships
◾Employees can earn no-cost, no-debt degree through Strayer University
◾All Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships may participate
GM THANKS CUSTOMERS FOR 500 MILLION RIDES
Barra, Batey give 2016 Malibu to wounded vet, announce $174-million investment.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A half-billion vehicles over 106 years equals billions in commerce, payroll, investments and infrastructure in communities all over the world. For customers, these vehicles played r
PORSCHE EARNS BOTH GTLM AND GTD PODIUMS AT LAGUNA SECA, INCLUDING FIRST WIN FOR PARK PLACE MOTORSPORTS
Monterey, California, May 3, 2015. Porsche again stood on both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championships' GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) podiums today in the Monterey Grand Prix. The weekend's success at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (MRLS) was largely the result of driver performances in
SBIRRAZZUOLI GETS FIRST WIN IN EXCITING CONCLUSION AT LAGUNA SECA
MONTEREY, Calif. (May 3, 2015) - In only his second Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America start Cedric Sbirrazzuoli took the checkered flag to win Round 2 to cap off an exciting weekend of racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Sbirrazzuoli earned the top honor in his No. 07 Lambo
MAZDA PROTOTYPE MATCHES BEST-EVER FINISH AT MAZDA RACEWAY
- Tristan Nunez leads seven laps at 'home track' Mazda Raceway –
IRVINE, Calif. (May 3, 2015) – The No. 70 Mazda Prototype with drivers Tristan Nunez and Jonathan Bomarito recorded a finish of sixth in class and seventh overall in today's Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Maz
MITSUBISHI MOTORS REPORTS BEST APRIL SALES RESULTS IN SEVEN YEARS
Total sales up 25.6 percent from last April
◾Best-ever April sales month for Outlander Sport
◾Best Outlander April sales month since 2007
◾14th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increase
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) continues its sales momentum with April 2015 vehicle s
IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT 2016 MAZDA MX-5 CUP CAR
MONTEREY, Calif. (May 1, 2015) – Mazda rolled out a pair of engineering development models of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup racecar for testing at Mazda Raceway earlier today. As a part of the development process, the cars will be tested in public on the first test day of all remaining race weeken
TWO CHAMPIONS SWAP COCKPITS: MARTIN TOMCZYK DRIVES THE MINI ALL4 RACING, NASSER AL-ATTIYAH THE BMW M4 DTM
Munich (DE), 1st May 2015. From asphalt to sand and back again: BMW DTM driver Martin Tomczyk (DE) and MINI ALL4 Racing ace Nasser Al-Attiyah (QA) both entered unfamiliar territory and took each other's cars for a test drive.
As part of a video shoot for BMW Motorsport Premium Partner Red
JAGUAR LAND ROVER REPORTS U.S. SALES FOR APRIL 2015
◾Jaguar Land Rover U.S. April sales increase 15 percent with 6,390 units sold; making this the company's best April retail month since 2005
◾Land Rover up 17 percent for the best Land Rover April sales month ever driven by Range Rover and Range Rover Evoque
◾Jaguar brand up 4 percent driven by sal
PORSCHE REPORTS OVER 5,000 SALES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ONE MONTH
U.S. Porsche dealers sell 5,217 vehicles in April
Atlanta. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, toda
GORDON WINS INAUGURAL MEXICAN 1000 PRO UNLIMITED CLASS
Gordon Wins Inaugural Mexican 1000 Pro Unlimited Class
Team Dakar USA Ready for Multi-Car Effort with the Introduction of a Second HST Gordini
SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (May 1, 2015) – Robby Gordon won the inaugural Pro Unlimited Class of the NORRA Mexican 1000 Wednesday
CARS AND LIGHT TRUCKS SHARE THE SPOTLIGHT AS AMERICAN HONDA REPORTS APRIL 2015 SALES
◾Honda light trucks set a new April record of 52,635 vehicles sold, gaining 2.0 percent year-over-year; Honda CR-V also has best-ever April, rising 3.4 percent on sales of 29,452 vehicles
◾Honda Fit sales jumped 55.6 percent to lead American Honda April performers
◾Acura division sales leapt 5.3
ROAD AMERICA INVESTS MILLIONS TO IMPROVE RACE DAY EXPERIENCE
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., May 4, 2015 - Road America fans will now be able to experience all of the thrills and on-track excitement from several popular areas around the 640-acre facility thanks to four new networked high-definition (HD) LED video display boards. Currently, one video board is in p
Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car
Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
It is the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official pace car, dating to 1978, and the 26th time a Chevrolet has led the pack for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.' Corvette has served as the pace car more than any other vehicle in the race's history.
VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES 2015 GOLF SPORTWAGEN AS THE OFFICIAL VEHICLE OF USA CYCLING
• 2015 Golf SportWagen is currently on sale in U.S. dealerships, starting at $21,395 for the 1.8T S model with manual transmission
• Cargo volume matches compact SUVs for size and versatility, efficiently meeting utility demands of avid cyclists
• TDI® Clean Diesel model offers EPA estimated highw
JD CLASSICS LOOKS TO CONTINUE 2015 RACING SUCCESS WITH FOUR ENTRIES AT DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL
◾JD Classics is entering four expertly prepared racing cars in the 2015 Donington Historic Festival: a Costin Lister, Cooper T33, Rover SD1 and Jaguar E-type
◾The JD Classics race team has already kicked off the 2015 season with two podium finishes at the 73rd Goodwood Members' Meeting
◾The team w
FORD FUND, EMPLOYEES CONTRIBUTE MORE THAN $200,000 FOR DISASTER RELIEF IN NEPAL
Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford employees will provide more than $200,000 in emergency assistance for earthquake victims in Nepal. Ford Fund will contribute $50,000 to a disaster relief fund set up by Global Giving, a nonprofit organization connecting people to international causes, and will match
HYUNDAI'S TUCSON FUEL CELL RECEIVES SILVER EDISON AWARD
FCEV Recognized for Innovation in Energy and Sustainability
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., April 29, 2015 – The Tucson Fuel Cell, Hyundai's hydrogen powered, zero-emissions vehicle, earned a Silver Edison Award in Energy and Sustainability at the Edison Awards Gala on Thursday, April 23
GM, GM FOUNDATION DONATE $150,000 TO AID NEPAL
DETROIT – In the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, the General Motors Foundation is providing grants totaling $100,000 to American Red Cross and World Food Program USA. Funds will aid emergency management officials with recovery relief efforts in the recently devastated
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION'S 'STATE OF THE AIR 2015' REPORT
In United States, Clean Diesel Engines Helping Drive Clean Air Progress
''State of the Air 2015' gave reason for celebration but also identified areas of growing concern. The best progress showed in levels of year-round particle pollution, which have been steadily improving. For that you
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY DETROIT PARTNERS WITH FCA US FOR HOUSE BUILD
April 29, 2015 , Detroit - Habitat for Humanity Detroit and FCA US LLC kicked off their 2015 collaborative build this morning in the Morningside Commons neighborhood on Detroit's east side. The early morning celebration began with a few brief remarks before FCA US volunteers raised the walls
Toyota Motor Sales Reports 1.8 Percent Increase in April
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2015) – Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total April 2015 sales results of 203,329 units, an increase of 1.8 percent from April 2014 on a volume basis.
•Total light trucks set new April records
•RAV4 and Highlander recorded their
Toyota Motor Sales Reports 1.8 Percent April Sales Increase
•Toyota division was no 1 brand in April
•RAV4 and Highlander post double-digit gains
•Lexus up nearly 12 percent
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 1, 2015) – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported April 2015 sales of 203,329 units, an increase of 1.8 percent from April 2014 on a vo
Ford U.S. Sales Up 5 Percent in April and an SUV Record; Strong Consumer Demand Continues for Newest Products
•Ford Motor Company April U.S. sales increase 5 percent for best April sales performance best since April 2006
•Ford brand SUVs deliver all-time April sales record; all-new Ford Edge delivers best-ever April sales
•Ford F-Series retail sales up 8 percent; EcoBoost™ V6 engines represent record 63 p
Jeff Gordon to Drive Corvette Z06 Indy 500 Pace Car
Five-time Brickyard winner will lead pack for 99th running of the Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS – Five-time Brickyard 400 winner and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, May 24 at
Double-digit Crossover and Truck Gains Drive Chevrolet, GMC, Buick and Cadillac Sales
◾April was GM's best-ever month for crossover sales
◾Pickup sales up 22 percent
◾Commercial deliveries up 31 percent
DETROIT – Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers in the United States delivered 269,056 vehicles in April 2015, up 6 percent year over year. Retail deliveries were up
ASTON MARTIN & ALLY FINANCIAL OFFER A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE POWER, BEAUTY & SOUL
◾Aston Martin and Ally Financial venture will offer the option of attractive lease payments to drive a new Aston Martin
◾Available across full range of handcrafted British sports cars and includes opportunity from Aston Martin to lease a V12 Vantage S Coupe for less than $1,900 per month*
FCA CANADA INC. CONTINUES TO BE NUMBER ONE SELLER OF VEHICLES IN 2015
◾FCA Canada Inc. reports best April sales since 1989
◾27,473 vehicles sold; an increase of 1 per cent over April 2014 sales
◾April sales records set for Jeep brand and Jeep Cherokee
◾Passenger car sales soar 51 per cent
May 1, 2015 , Windsor, Ontario - FCA Canada Inc. today announced it
MICROSOFT AND MAZDA ANNOUNCE MX-5 FORZA HORIZON 2 PHOTO SHARING CONTEST FOR XBOX ONE AND XBOX 360
IRVINE, Calif. (May 01, 2015) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) continues to integrate fans into the launch of the all-new MX-5 Miata through its third and final contest in Forza Horizon 2. The photo sharing contest will run from May 1, 2015 through May 26, 2015 and encourages drivers
VOLVO ANNOUNCES APRIL SALES
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. (May 1, 2015) - Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported U.S. sales of 4,636 units, holding steady compared to April 2014. Year-to-date sales remain similar to last year.
April 2015 was the first month to record registrations of the all new XC90, with 255 arriving
MAZDA REPORTS BEST APRIL IN 20 YEARS
IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2015 -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported April U.S. sales of 24,123 vehicles, representing an increase of 7.5 percent versus last year. Through April, Mazda has sold 102,167 vehicles year-to-date.
'It is often said at Mazda that this business isn
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. REPORTS RECORD APRIL SALES
◾Record April - monthly sales increase 18 percent over April 2014
◾41st consecutive month of year-over-year growth
◾Best April ever for Forester, Legacy, Outback and XV Crosstrek
◾17 percent increase YTD over 2014
◾21st consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
◾14th consecutive mon
REDESIGNED MUSTANG CUSTOMIZER COMING TO ANDROID, APPLE AND DESKTOP DEVICES
◾Redesigned Mustang Customizer to feature improved graphics thanks to a new 3-D rendering system
◾A dealer locater search tool has been added to assist in finding Mustangs similar to those created with the Mustang Customizer
◾ Custom Mustangs can be stored and displayed in a virtual warehouse; ima
RAM TRUCK BRAND CELEBRATES THE COURAGE IT TAKES TO SUCCEED IN TWO NEW COMMERCIALS
Ram Truck Brand Celebrates the Courage it Takes to Succeed in Two New Commercials Airing in the 141st Running of the Kentucky Derby telecast, Saturday, May 2, on NBC
◾'Courage is Already Inside' 60-second spot celebrates character of strong women who have worked hard to overcome the odds to achie
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS APRIL 2015 SALES
◾April sales total 30,009 units
◾The all-new Golf family of vehicles delivered 5,508 units, a 206 percent increase, the best April since 2000
◾The Golf GTI delivered 1,905 units, a 97 percent increase
◾Golf delivered 1,739 units for the month, a 109 percent increase
◾e-Golf delivered 309 units,
NISSAN GROUP REPORTS APRIL 2015 U.S. SALES
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for April 2015 of 109,848 units, an increase of 5.7 percent over the prior year and an April record.
◾Nissan Division set an April record at 99,869 sales in the month, an increase of 5.4 percent.
FORD EXPANDS DOOR LATCH SAFETY RECALL IN NORTH AMERICA
DEARBORN, Mich., May 1, 2015 – Ford Motor Company is expanding a safety recall regarding door latches to include approximately 156,000 more vehicles at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, bringing the total to 545,906 vehicles in North America. The door latch in
MATCH-FIT FOR THE SEASON OPENER: MERCEDES-AMG DTM DRIVERS TRAIN ON ROTWILD RACING BIKES
◾ROTWILD are to equip all eight Mercedes-AMG DTM works drivers with high-tech racing bikes
◾ROTWILD racing bikes will be presented to drivers at DTM season opener in Hockenheim
The drivers in the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team are suitably equipped to meet the challenges of the new 2015 season whether on
FCA US LLC REPORTS APRIL 2015 U.S. SALES INCREASED 6 PERCENT; BEST APRIL SALES SINCE 2007
◾61st-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains
◾Jeep® brand sales up 20 percent; best monthly sales ever
◾Jeep Cherokee sales increase 27 percent; best monthly sales ever
◾Dodge Challenger sales up 32 percent; best monthly sales ever
◾Nine FCA US vehicles post sales records in April
HONDA UNVEILS 2015 INDYCAR SUPER SPEEDWAY AERO KIT
◾To be used at the Indianapolis 500
◾Manufacturer seeking 11th Indianapolis 500 victory since 2004
◾First public running to take place Sunday at Indianapolis
SPEEDWAY, Indiana (April 30, 2015) – Honda today debuted the 'Super Speedway' aero kit of aerodynamic upgrades and components its
ACURA RLX EARNS TOP 5-STAR OVERALL SAFETY SCORE FROM THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
TORRANCE, Calif., April 30, 2015 – Acura has taken another step in solidifying its reputation as the safety leader and innovator in the luxury segment with the addition of the Acura RLX to its growing list of models earning a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top available rating in the U.S.