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  • 1997 Ferrari 310B F1 1997 Ferrari 310B F1

    The 1997 Formula One season would go right down to the wire and would play out in one of the most epic and memorable clashes within the series' history. It was supposed to be another rebuilding year for Ferrari. However, John Barnard's final collaboration with the famed Maranello stable would prove a fierce competitor and would nearly provide Scuderia Ferrari its first World Champion in nearly two decades.
  • Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Named a Finalist for International Award

    MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 — An international panel of experts of the International Historic Motoring Awards released their shortlist today and selected the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion as a finalist for the Motorsport Event of the Year. The winner will be named at the awards gala
  • Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver

    At the DTM season finale, Audi demonstrated the sheer fascination of piloted driving. The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim – at racing speed, without a driver.
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 PATHFINDER U.S. PRICING  NISSAN ANNOUNCES 2015 PATHFINDER U.S. PRICING

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which is on sale now at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide.

    Totally redesigned just two years ago, the 2015 Pathfinder offers exceptional levels of versatility, fuel efficiency and full-size comfort for s
  • FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2015 'GREEN CAR OF THE YEAR®'

    Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner of the 10th Annual Award at LA Auto Show® Press & Trade Days, November 20

    LOS ANGELES, CA (October 21, 2014) – Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2015 Green Car of the Year® program. The 2015 models
  • CHEVROLET'S CRASH COURSE ON AVOIDING COLLISIONS  CHEVROLET'S CRASH COURSE ON AVOIDING COLLISIONS

    Advanced technologies can help customers in common crash situations

    DETROIT – Even the best, most defensive drivers can end up in an unexpected crash. Chevrolet's 2015 lineup provides key features that help protect drivers and passengers before, during or after a crash, but the fo
  • GM INSTALLING VAST SOLAR ARRAY AT LORDSTOWN PLANT  GM INSTALLING VAST SOLAR ARRAY AT LORDSTOWN PLANT

    2.2 MW project is company's largest in Western Hemisphere

    LORDSTOWN, Ohio – General Motors' new 2.2 megawatt ground-mounted solar array will be complete by the end of 2014 at its Lordstown Complex, home of the Chevrolet Cruze. When the last of more than 8,500 solar panels are in p
  • 1ST ROUND ATHLETICS BECOMES OFFICIAL APPAREL SUPPLIER TO FORMULA E  1ST ROUND ATHLETICS BECOMES OFFICIAL APPAREL SUPPLIER TO FORMULA E

    LONDON, UK (October 21 2014): Cutting-edge sports clothing specialists 1st Round Athletics is to become the Official Apparel Supplier to the FIA Formula E Championship.

    In addition to outfitting all of the Formula E personnel, the US-based company will also supply the official Formula E cl
  • TESLA ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS

    PALO ALTO, Calif., October 20, 2014 - Tesla announces that it will post its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, after market close on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. At that time, Tesla will issue a brief advisory release containing a link to the Q3 2014 Shareholder
  • SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA'S DAVID HIGGINS CAPS OFF NEAR-PERFECT SEASON WITH VICTORY AT LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY  SUBARU RALLY TEAM USA'S DAVID HIGGINS CAPS OFF NEAR-PERFECT SEASON WITH VICTORY AT LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in
  • NISSAN FOUNDATION SEEKS GRANTEES FOR 2015  NISSAN FOUNDATION SEEKS GRANTEES FOR 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In 1992, following three weeks of civil unrest in Southern California, the Nissan Foundation was created to support programs that educate people about the value of cultural diversity in American society. Today Nissan continues its commitment to building community by valuin
  • TOCA MARKETING GROUP BOOSTS GENESIS TO NEW PERFORMANCE BENCHMARK  TOCA MARKETING GROUP BOOSTS GENESIS TO NEW PERFORMANCE BENCHMARK

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 – Toca Marketing Group, the Chicago-based design and customization company that strives to push the limits of aftermarket fabrication, has revealed its 2015 Genesis for the 2014 SEMA show. In creating its latest Toca Signature Edition vehicle, the company has r
  • FORD ANNOUNCES ACTIONS WITH RESPECT TO ITS $882 MILLION OF 4.25% SENIOR CONVERTIBLE NOTES DUE 2016

    ◾Ford intends to exercise its right to terminate, effective Nov. 20, 2014, the conversion rights with respect to its 4.25% Senior Convertible Notes due Nov. 15, 2016
    ◾Holders of the convertible notes who wish to convert such notes must do so prior to the close of business on Nov. 19, 2014
    ◾Ford in
  • FORMULA E UNVEILS CIRCUIT LAYOUT FOR MIAMI EPRIX  FORMULA E UNVEILS CIRCUIT LAYOUT FOR MIAMI EPRIX

    Round five to be staged around AmericanAirlines Arena along Biscayne Bay

    MIAMI, USA (October 20 2014): The FIA Formula E Championship – the world's first fully-electric racing series – has today revealed the circuit location and layout for the Miami ePrix, taking place on March 14, 2015.

    The e
  • Honda HR-V Crossover To Make North American Debut At 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Honda HR-V Crossover To Make North American Debut At 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

    The all-new Honda HR-V entry crossover (automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) will make its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 19. Previously seen only in pictures, the HR-V will serve as the entry point to the Honda light truck lineup, positioned below the CR-V in both price and size and competing in an all-new segment for the brand.
  • Pirelli World Challenge Chooses Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for its 2015 Season Finale

    MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 - One of North America's finest and longest running auto racing series, the Pirelli World Challenge, will crown their 2015 champions at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Sept. 11-13 at the Series' season finale.

    The popular Series boasts a paddock of more than 70
  • HONDA HR-V CROSSOVER TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  HONDA HR-V CROSSOVER TO MAKE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT AT 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    ◾All-new stylish entry crossover to offer surprising levels of sophistication and versatility inside and out
    ◾HR-V will serve as the entry point to Honda light truck lineup

    10/20/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The all-new Honda HR-V entry crossover (automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) will make its N
  • CATCH THE DEBUT OF THE 2016 ACURA ILX AT THE 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW  CATCH THE DEBUT OF THE 2016 ACURA ILX AT THE 2014 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

    10/20/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- Acura is preparing to unveil a substantially new 2016 ILX at the L.A. Auto Show next month as the brand aims to raise the stakes again in the entry-premium sedan segment. Already bringing in more buyers under the age of 35 to the segment than any other entry-p
  • TRICKED-OUT ALL-NEW F-150 PICKUPS SEEK 'HOTTEST TRUCK' AWARD AT SEMA SHOW  TRICKED-OUT ALL-NEW F-150 PICKUPS SEEK 'HOTTEST TRUCK' AWARD AT SEMA SHOW

    ◾Ford F-Series trucks – specifically, the all-new 2015 F-150 – will vie for a fifth consecutive 'Hottest Truck' award this November at the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show
    ◾Ford collaborated with SEMA builders to help produce the radical F-150 trucks that will be displayed at the annual
  • CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS: ELIMINATING THE COMPETITION  CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS: ELIMINATING THE COMPETITION

    With over 87 billion potential finishing orders for the Supercar class in next month's Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ, the winner of this year's championship is anything but easy to predict. We know that four drivers—Joni Wiman, Ken Block, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Scott Speed—remain
  • DAVID HIGGINS AND CRAIG DREW WIN LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY  DAVID HIGGINS AND CRAIG DREW WIN LAKE SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE RALLY

    Houghton, MI (October 21, 2014) -- Subaru Rally Team USA's David Higgins and Craig Drew outlasted the competition and the wet stage conditions to take victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) on October 17-18, 2014 in Houghton, MI.

    LSPR is the concluding round of the eight-eve
  • CREATING AN IMPACT WITH 'CARS OF CHARACTER'

    October 17, 2014 (LOS ANGELES, CA) -- AutoDesignO is proud to be announcing the organization's flagship event, 'Cars of Character.' This design panel forum will be taking place on October 21, 2014 at Warner Brothers Studios. This affair sheds light on the talent, technology, inspirations, and
  • PORSCHE SPORT DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY  PORSCHE SPORT DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

    Driving with safety, precision, and awareness

    Atlanta. What began 40 years at the Hockenheimring race track in Germany accompanied by the sound of boxer engines and squealing tires, and the smell of rubber, oil, and gasoline laid the foundation for today's Porsche Sport Driving Sc
  • HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA  HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA

    DETROIT – Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy 'Back to the Future,' is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer.

    Cleveland-based quasar ene
  • FORD AND HARD ROCK HOTELS & CASINOS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF MUSTANG AND THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IN AMERICA

    ◾Ford's ICON50 and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos name 10 artists who embody the spirit of the iconic Ford Mustang and are driving the future of music in America
    ◾ICON50 artists include ASTR, Betty Who, Cathedrals, Elle King, Joywave, MisterWives, Sheppard, Smallpools, Young Rising Stars and Young & Si
  • GOODYEAR'S GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS EARNS LEED GOLD RATING

    One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio

    AKRON, Ohio, October 20, 2014 — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design® (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council®. At 63
  • NISSAN'S WINNING WEEKEND  NISSAN'S WINNING WEEKEND

    ◾Nissan-powered LM P2 teams take European Le Mans Series race and championship victories
    ◾GT Academy winner Miguel Faisca makes brilliant LM P2 debut at 'home' in Portugal
    ◾Russian racer and GT Academy winner Mark Shulzhitskiy shows his speed at Estoril

    ESTORIL, Portugal – The 4 Hours of
  • KIA MOTORS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH B.R.A.K.E.S. TEEN PRO-ACTIVE DRIVING SCHOOL  KIA MOTORS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH B.R.A.K.E.S. TEEN PRO-ACTIVE DRIVING SCHOOL

    Kia and B.R.A.K.E.S. Gear Up for National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 19-25) to Raise Awareness for Free, Hands-On, Behind-the-Wheel Education

    ◾B.R.A.K.E.S. has trained more than 12,000 teens and their parents in 10 states
    ◾Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14-
  • PROOF POSITIVE: AUDI RS 7 CONCEPT TAKEN TO THE LIMIT WITH NO DRIVER  PROOF POSITIVE: AUDI RS 7 CONCEPT TAKEN TO THE LIMIT WITH NO DRIVER

    ◾Audi sets new standards for piloted driving
    ◾Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completes Hockenheimring lap driverless at racing speed
    ◾Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, AUDI AG Board Member for Technical Development: 'This top performance substantiates the skills of our development team with regard t
  • KESELOWSKI'S CLUTCH WIN PUTS THREE FUSIONS IN NASCAR FINAL EIGHT  KESELOWSKI'S CLUTCH WIN PUTS THREE FUSIONS IN NASCAR FINAL EIGHT

    ◾Brad Keselowski's win vaults the No. 2 into the Eliminator round of eight.
    ◾The win is the sixth Cup win of the season for Keselowski and 16th of his career.
    ◾The victory marks the second in the 2014 Chase for the 2 team (Chicago).
    ◾Ford Racing's 14 wins this season is the most for the manufactu
  • HAPPY END IN HOCKENHEIM: TWO VICTORIES ROUND OFF STRONG SEASON FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS  HAPPY END IN HOCKENHEIM: TWO VICTORIES ROUND OFF STRONG SEASON FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS

    ◾Blomqvist and Verstappen each win once 'powered by Volkswagen'
    ◾Son of World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist second in the overall standings
    ◾Verstappen becomes the youngest driver in history to be promoted to Formula 1

    With two victories and a further four podium spots at the season finale in H
  • END OF AN ERA: CHAMPION PEPPER WINS FINAL RACE IN VOLKSWAGEN'S TOURING CAR SCHOOL  END OF AN ERA: CHAMPION PEPPER WINS FINAL RACE IN VOLKSWAGEN'S TOURING CAR SCHOOL

    ◾Time to turn over a new leaf after 17 years and 166 races
    ◾Kremer finishes second in the championship, Møller Madsen wins Junior title
    ◾Guest appearances from Albert von Thurn and Taxis and Pierre Casiraghi

    At precisely 17:35 on Saturday evening, spectators at the Hockenheimring were witness t
  • STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE  STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE

    • Three Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the best three grid positions
    • Audi RS 7 to do a fast lap at Hockenheim – without a driver
    • World premiere of the new Audi Sport TT Cup

    Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, October 18, 2014 – Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday
  • SPIRIT AND PASSION ABOUND IN SHANGHAI ON FIRST DAY OF LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO  SPIRIT AND PASSION ABOUND IN SHANGHAI ON FIRST DAY OF LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO

    October 18, 2014, Shanghai (China) – Today was something of a homecoming as the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia, presented by Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain, returned yet again to the Shanghai International Circuit.

    Today's event was enhanced by the at
  • GM ANNOUNCES $12.5 BILLION REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. today announced the execution of an unsecured $12.5 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5 billion three-year facility and a $7.5 billion five-year facility. The facility amends and extends GM's existing $11 billion credit facility.

    'This credit
  • FOUR ENGINES, FOUR DOORS, EIGHT-SPEEDS AND UP TO A WORLD-LEADING 204 MPH: DODGE ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR CHARGER LINEUP  FOUR ENGINES, FOUR DOORS, EIGHT-SPEEDS AND UP TO A WORLD-LEADING 204 MPH: DODGE ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR CHARGER LINEUP

    Dodge unleashes the Quickest, Fastest and Most Powerful Sedan in the world, along with the most capable and technologically advanced Charger lineup ever with a starting U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $27,995

    ◾The Dodge and SRT brands take America's only four-door muscle ca
  • Ferrari 365 P Ferrari 365 P

    While some of Ferrari's most iconic of automobiles may be front-engined exotics, it is by no means a stretch to think Ferrari and mid-engine supercars. But where and when did it all begin? This particular chassis is the answer.
  • The Bentley R-Type The Bentley R-Type

    At the 1953 Geneva Salon Bentley would debut what would become the famous R-Type. However, what would make that first R-Type so appealing would be the handywork of H.J. Mulliner designer J.P. Blatchley. Aerodynamic and light, the car would be the posterchild of the postwar sports saloon.

    In total, there would be five series of the R-Type Continental. But among these series perhaps the most notable and iconic would be the streamlined sports saloons penned by Blatchley. The fastback look of the R-Type would be an amalgamation of conscripting aerodynamics into luxury, coachbuilt automobiles.
  • The Cunningham C3 The Cunningham C3

    Briggs Cunningham may have been born in Cincinnati, Ohio, right in the heartland of America, but he could have been right at home in Modena, or Maranello, Italy, such was his approach to automobile-making.

    Besides being considered the builder of what many consider to be America's first sports car and earning a 4th place at the 1952 24 Hours of Le Mans, Cunningham understood well the axiom of 'win on Sunday, sell cars on Monday'.
  • Holden Commits to Euro-Sourced Line-Up

    Holden has given its first clear indication of its future product strategy, confirming that over one-third of the brand's future models will be sourced from Europe.

    Executive Vice President and President of GM Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann, made the announcement today, at the opening of the Paris A
  • Holden Trax Gets Turbo Boost  Holden Trax Gets Turbo Boost

    ◾Top of the range Trax introduced with a sporty 1.4 litre turbocharged engine
    ◾Trax LTZ with 1.4 litre iTi engine includes sunroof, new 18 inch alloys, rain sensing wipers and driver's arm rest as standard

    Holden Trax will cement its position as one of the best small SUVs on the road with the in
  • Holden Concepts Takes Centre Stage at Motorex  Holden Concepts Takes Centre Stage at Motorex

    Three of Holden's most historically significant concept cars, EFIJY, Hurricane and Coupe 60, will take centre stage this weekend at Meguiar's MotorEx Melbourne 2014.

    The three show stoppers celebrate Holden's design excellence and rich 66-year history in producing iconic Australian vehicles.

    R
  • Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan on course of success: 100,000 S-Class models sold in just one year  Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan on course of success: 100,000 S-Class models sold in just one year

    •Over 100,000 S-Class models have been delivered to customers since its market launch a year ago

    •China and USA largest markets for the luxury sedan

    •Ola Kallenius: 'The sales figure of 100,000 S-Class models in just one year is the proof: the combination of high-class quality, exemplary effi
  • Mercedes-Benz and EURONICS extend partnership in the DTM

    •Mercedes-Benz and EURONICS will line up again together in the 2015 DTM season
    •Third year of successful partnership with EURONICS, one of Germany's leading buying groups in the consumer electronics sector
    •Gary Paffett to line up again in EURONICS Mercedes AMG C-Coupé

    Mercedes-Benz and EURONIC
  • Cooperation between Mercedes-AMG and Santoni: New G 63 collection under the label 'Santoni for AMG'  Cooperation between Mercedes-AMG and Santoni: New G 63 collection under the label 'Santoni for AMG'

    When the high-performance brand of Mercedes-Benz and an Italian producer of luxury goods start working together, the world can look forward to something special: stylish luxury in leather coupled with pure driving performance. The latest products to come out of the cooperation between Mercedes-AMG a
  • ‘Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best'  ‘Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart – celebrate the ‘best'

    •On Saturday, 29th November 2014, Mercedes-Benz intends to mark the end of the exceptional sporting year that was 2014

    •MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Silver Arrows works team heads to Stuttgart as 2014 Formula 1 Constructors' World Champions

    •MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton & N
  • Triple victory in the Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix 50 years ago: fourth triumph in a row for Mercedes-Benz  Triple victory in the Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix 50 years ago: fourth triumph in a row for Mercedes-Benz

    •Success again in 1964 in what was the world's toughest road race covering a distance of almost 4,800 kilometres

    •Eugen Böhringer and Klaus Kaiser come in ahead of Dieter Glemser/ Martin Braungart and Ewy Rosqvist/Eva-Maria Falk

    •Further racing success for the luxury Mercedes-Benz 300 SE Saloo
  • Chevrolet Impala Blackout Concept Chevrolet Impala Blackout Concept

    The Impala Blackout concept builds on the car's aggressive, acclaimed styling with blacked-out cues that lend it a sinister attitude – all accomplished with paint and accessories available from Chevrolet. The simple-yet-effective formula includes: Chevrolet Accessories black grille surround, rear spoiler, painted mirror caps and 19-inch aluminum wheels.
  • Chevrolet SS Sport Concept Chevrolet SS Sport Concept

    Inspired by Chevrolet's motorsports heritage and its Australian lineage, the SS Sport concept gives the V-8-powered sports sedan a makeover that reflects its performance capability.
  • The Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 The Alfa Romeo Tipo 256

    In many respects, a true sportscar is something of a wolf in sheep's clothing. From the outside they can appear merely elegant, luxury-based, sophisticated, even a bit docile at times. But, the heart that rests within beats with the passion and drive of a fearsome war horse ready to charge into the fray. This balance certainly reflects the enigma that is the 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet Sportivo.
  • Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom

    Toyota Supports Science and Environmental Education with $1 Million Pledge

    Denver, Colo., Oct. 15, 2014 – A hardscrabble childhood didn't 'harden' Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member's resolve to achieve her goals and give back.

    A recip
  • Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle and Lexus Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up  Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle and Lexus Line Up Ready For Celebrity Close Up

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2014) – On the green carpet, automotive history will be made. Toyota and Lexus are again presenting sponsors at the 24th annual Environmental Media Awards on Oct. 18, at which one bidder will win the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Toyota is the first major auto man
  • Audi allroad achieves highest government crash safety rating

    - 5-Star overall crash safety rating given by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program
    - Program provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles beyond what is required by Federal law
    - All Audi vehicles
  • THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID – A MULTIFUNCTIONAL CONTROL CENTER  THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID – A MULTIFUNCTIONAL CONTROL CENTER

    FIA World Endurance Championship, LMP1 Technology

    Stuttgart. Setting the direction is the most trivial task of the steering wheel in the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The drivers of the Class 1 Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship have a computer in their hands. They ope
  • HOW CAR ENTHUSIASTS CAN REV UP THEIR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS  HOW CAR ENTHUSIASTS CAN REV UP THEIR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS

    Three Hot Cars Carved Onto Three Pumpkins, All Being Given Away

    Denver, CO – 10.16.14 – Usually, the pumpkin-carving world and automotive world don't intermix, but We R Mopar, VW Parts Vortex, and Olathe Toyota Parts Center have collaborated to make it a little easier for auto ent
  • SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS STARTING 2015 SEASON IN AUSTRALIA  SPEED ENERGY FORMULA OFF-ROAD PRESENTED BY TRAXXAS STARTING 2015 SEASON IN AUSTRALIA

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 16, 2014) – Stadium Super Truck series founder Robby Gordon and South Australian Tourism Minister, Leon Bignell, announced today the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS 2015 season will start in Adelaide, Australia, in conjunction with the Clipsal 500 A
  • FORD, TWEDDLE LAUNCH NEW INTERACTIVE MUSTANG APP  FORD, TWEDDLE LAUNCH NEW INTERACTIVE MUSTANG APP

    ◾Ford and Tweddle have launched an interactive new Mustang app on both Android and iOS platforms called Mustang Owner
    ◾The app provides detailed information about the owner's Mustang, including features, capabilities and a handy page on frequently asked questions
    ◾App includes Mustang trivia games
  • AUTOTRADER EDITORS NAME MUST-SHOP SUVS FOR TOWING

    As the leaves change and winter weather approaches, consumers across the country are gearing up to pull their boats out of the water, haul large items home for yard projects and transport tailgate essentials to and from stadium parking lots. For car shoppers looking for a vehicle that can tow seriou
  • VOLVO CARS ADDS A THIRD SHIFT AND 1,300 NEW JOBS IN THE TORSLANDA PLANT  VOLVO CARS ADDS A THIRD SHIFT AND 1,300 NEW JOBS IN THE TORSLANDA PLANT

    Volvo Cars will add a third working shift in its Torslanda, Gothenburg plant to meet the increasing customer demand for the company's new cars. The expansion, planned for the first quarter of 2015, will be made in connection with the start of production for the all-new Volvo XC90 SUV.

    Adding the
  • 11 MORE GM FACILITIES BECOME LANDFILL-FREE  11 MORE GM FACILITIES BECOME LANDFILL-FREE

    GM continues global movement to zero waste; 122 sites send nothing to landfill

    DETROIT – Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North Ame
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 BOXLINK, LED BOX LIGHTS AND REMOTE TAILGATE RELEASE REVOLUTIONIZE TRUCK BED CARGO MANAGEMENT  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 BOXLINK, LED BOX LIGHTS AND REMOTE TAILGATE RELEASE REVOLUTIONIZE TRUCK BED CARGO MANAGEMENT

    ◾Debuting in the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, class-exclusive BoxLink™ cargo management system includes lockable, die-cast zinc tie-down cleats, and provides a unique interface to the pickup bed for improved flexibility and organization, as well as additional locations for tie-downs
    ◾All-new F-150 offe
  • STATEMENT: WIRING HARNESS

    October 16, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 437,000 SUVs globally to relocate an electrical connection.

    The action follows an investigation by Chrysler Group engineers after the Company was advised of three cases in which a wiring harness
  • LEBRON JAMES SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON KIA'S FLAGSHIP SEDAN AS THE BRAND'S FIRST-EVER LUXURY AMBASSADOR  LEBRON JAMES SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON KIA'S FLAGSHIP SEDAN AS THE BRAND'S FIRST-EVER LUXURY AMBASSADOR

    Multi-Year Partnership Forged After James Experienced the Advanced Technology, V8 Power and World-Class Craftsmanship and Materials of the Kia K900 for Himself
    ◾As the K900 Luxury Ambassador, James will star in advertisements for the modern and elegant sedan and make exclusive appearances
  • Audi RS7 Piloted Concept Takes the Track this Sunday, Oct. 19 – LIVE Feed

    This Sunday, October 19, the Audi RS7 Piloted Concept will hit the Hockenheimring race track at speed – without a driver. The world's sportiest piloted driving car will take the track at 6:50 am EDT (12:50 CEST) before the finale of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters).

    Audi MediaTV will broa
  • NISSAN SCORES A PERFECT '100A' IN THE CDP GLOBAL 500 CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2014  NISSAN SCORES A PERFECT '100A' IN THE CDP GLOBAL 500 CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2014

    ◾Nissan achieved a perfect score of 100 in the CDP's Global 500 Report 2014 for disclosure about its environmental performance to qualify for inclusion in the 'Climate Disclosure Leadership Index' (CDLI)
    ◾Nissan also achieved the highest 'A' rating in the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI)
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA WINS GLOBAL AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN SALES AND MARKETING

    IAIR award reflects Subaru Record Sales Growth in U.S. Market

    Cherry Hill, N.J. - At a global awards evening in Milan Italy, Subaru of America was recognized with an award for its 'Innovation in Sales and Marketing' by IAIR, the International Alternative Investment Review. The aw
  • HONDA CR-V NAMED 2015 MOTOR TREND SPORT/UTILITY OF THE YEAR  HONDA CR-V NAMED 2015 MOTOR TREND SPORT/UTILITY OF THE YEAR

    ◾Refreshed CR-V chosen for its fuel economy, driving dynamics, long list of new safety features and overall refinement
    ◾Noted for its new Touring trim with Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive safety technologies
    ◾America's best-selling SUV over the past decade

    10/15/2014 - NEW YORK [/I
  • SILVERADO HD STRONG ARMS THE COMPETITION  SILVERADO HD STRONG ARMS THE COMPETITION

    DETROIT – How tough are heavy-duty trucks? A recent frame-twisting test found that the use of roll-formed steel in its bed allowed the tailgate of the 2015 Silverado 2500HD pickup to be lowered on uneven terrain while greater twisting of one competitor's frame kept its tailgate from being low
  • GM DELIVERS ITS BEST THIRD QUARTER GLOBAL SALES SINCE 1980  GM DELIVERS ITS BEST THIRD QUARTER GLOBAL SALES SINCE 1980

    ◾Chevrolet up 9 percent in North America
    ◾Cadillac up 63 percent in China
    ◾Buick global sales up 7 percent

    DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sold 2,449,595 vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2014, up 2 percent compared with a year ago. It was the company's best thir
  • UNSTOPPABLE SPIRIT: NINO MUSTICA ART COLLABORATION DEBUTS IN LONDON

    UNSTOPPABLE SPIRIT: A new installation by Italian artist Nino Mustica in collaboration with Land Rover Design Director, Gerry McGovern, celebrates the fusion of art and automotive design during Frieze Week London
    ◾Acclaimed Italian artist Nino Mustica unveils a new collaboration with world renowned
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS NAMED 'OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER' FOR UPCOMING THE COLOR RUN NIGHT™ IN PHILADELPHIA  MITSUBISHI MOTORS NAMED 'OFFICIAL VEHICLE PARTNER' FOR UPCOMING THE COLOR RUN NIGHT™ IN PHILADELPHIA

    A Mitsubishi Outlander crossover will serve as the Official Pace Car of the first ever Color Run Night™ 5-kilometer run on Saturday, October 18th

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 - Cypress, Calif. - Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has been named 'The Official Vehicle Partner' of the upcoming
  • TRUECAR ANNOUNCES 'NO SURPRISES' INITIATIVE FOR UPFRONT PRICING INFORMATION ON NEW VEHICLES

    TrueCar Certified Dealers Commit to No Unexpected Fees to Make Car Buying Simple and Transparent

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) –TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, was created to help consumers avoid surprises when buying a new
  • INFINITI BRINGS FORMULA ONE CAR, DRIVERS AND INFINITI Q50 EAU ROUGE TO THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN  INFINITI BRINGS FORMULA ONE CAR, DRIVERS AND INFINITI Q50 EAU ROUGE TO THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN

    Championship F1™ car and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to be driven by Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel down Congress Avenue

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. brings the sights, sounds and smells of international Formula One racing to dow
  • EXCITEMENT CONTINUES AS THE LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO ASIA SERIES RETURNS TO SHANGHAI FOR A THIRD TIME  EXCITEMENT CONTINUES AS THE LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO ASIA SERIES RETURNS TO SHANGHAI FOR A THIRD TIME

    October 15, 2014, Shanghai (China) – Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain have returned to Shanghai for the third time for another round of exciting races as the Super Trofeo pulls into its fifth stop of this year's circuit.

    A regular
  • U.S. PUBLIC TRANSIT AGENCIES ADOPTING NEW CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY AT FASTER RATE THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE

    Houston, TX – Advancements in new clean diesel technology have resulted in transit buses with near zero emissions being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors, according to Ezra Finkin, the Director of Policy for the Diesel Technology Forum.

    Fin
  • BRAILLE NAMED OFFICIAL BATTERY OF THE HSR SERIES

    Braille Battery announced today that it will be the official battery of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) series. HSR was formed in the mid-1970s with its first event at Road Atlanta. There was one goal then, and it remains true today: To celebrate the racecars from our past.

    Braille is committ
  • Audi Show Car For Los Angeles – Beginning Of A New Era Of Design Audi Show Car For Los Angeles – Beginning Of A New Era Of Design

    Audi, the leading brand in automotive design, is launching into a new era of design. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which begins on November 19, the brand with the four rings is presenting the first show car that bears the signature of the new Head of Design Marc Lichte.
  • Mopar Gives Sneak Peek At Modified Vehicles Headed For SEMA Mopar Gives Sneak Peek At Modified Vehicles Headed For SEMA

    In anticipation of the 2014 edition of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, Mopar released sketches of its modified Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed for the premier aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas.
  • Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    For the caretakers of period-correct historic race cars, November 17 will likely now be marked on their calendars, as it is the opening day entry requests can be submitted to compete in the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.z
  • The Aston Martin DB3S The Aston Martin DB3S

    In 1959, Aston Martin would finally reach its objective. It had been many years but an Aston Martin had finally triumphed at Le Mans. It had been nearly a decade of effort, of toil and heartache. In 1955, David Brown's effort came close to achieving the zenith. The car that nearly hit the target but that set the foundation for the overall victory a few years later would be the DB3S.
  • The Ferrari F333 SP The Ferrari F333 SP

    Ferrari would last win at Le Mans in 1965 with a NART-entered 250LM. In the United States, the Maranello outfit was almost mere legend and not reality. Since the mid-1970s the scuderia would focus almost entirely on its Formula One efforts and would only maintain a presence within the GT ranks of endurance racing. However, in the wandering years of IMSA prototype sportscar racing of the 1990s and early 2000s it would be the legend Ferrari that would help carry the water and keep a finger in the levee until the needed revitalization could happen. Ferrari would do this with the 333 SP.
  • Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion  Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

    Entry Requests Open November 17

    MONTEREY, Calif., October 14, 2014 – For the caretakers of period-correct historic race cars, November 17 will likely now be marked on their calendars, as it is the opening day entry requests can be submitted to compete in the annual Rolex Monterey
  • Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million  Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

    Recent million-unit milestone achieved in record time

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2014) – Toyota Motor Corporation announced today global hybrid sales surpassed the 7 million unit mark in September. Toyota achieved this latest million-unit hybrid milestone at the record pace of ni
  • ENGINEERING THE FUTURE: FISITA'S TRAVEL BURSARY OFFERS FUNDING FOR STUDENTS TO WORK AND STUDY ABROAD

    FISITA announced today that it is accepting applications for the second round of its 2014 Student Travel Bursary, offering up to 2,000 EUR to any student studying engineering wishing to work or study abroad.

    The initiative, launched in 2006, has funded the overseas placements of hundreds of stude
  • Audi A7 named Best Model in Strategic Vision and ALG Total Value™ Index

    - Audi Q5 and Q7 also recognized as category leaders
    - Study considers new vehicle owner input and ALG residual value information
    - More than 46,173 new car buyers studied for results

    HERNDON, Va., October 14, 2014 – Owners of the Audi A7 helped name it the Best Model overall in the ne
  • MOPAR GIVES SNEAK PEEK AT MODIFIED VEHICLES HEADED FOR SEMA  MOPAR GIVES SNEAK PEEK AT MODIFIED VEHICLES HEADED FOR SEMA

    ◾Sketches give a sneak peek at Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, and Fiat vehicles headed for SEMA, the premier aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas
    ◾15,345-square-foot exhibit to feature several Mopar-customized vehicles and a vast assortment of Mopar performance parts and accessories on
  • QUICK, STYLISH AND WELL-EQUIPPED 2015 HONDA CIVIC SI COUPE AND SEDAN NOW ON-SALE  QUICK, STYLISH AND WELL-EQUIPPED 2015 HONDA CIVIC SI COUPE AND SEDAN NOW ON-SALE

    2015 Civic Si Coupe and Sedan offer unrivaled combination of sporty style and performance, high-tech features, and renowned Honda quality and value


    10/14/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. -- The 2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan are now on sale at Honda dealers nationwide with a manufacturer's suggeste
  • NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 ARMADA  NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 ARMADA

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Armada full-size SUV, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide.

    Armada receives a number of enhancements for the 2015 model year, including revised interior trim styling, standard power lumbar added to the
  • CHRIS FORSBERG PILOTS 370Z TO 2014 FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPIONSHIP  CHRIS FORSBERG PILOTS 370Z TO 2014 FORMULA DRIFT CHAMPIONSHIP

    IRWINDALE, Calif. – After setting a Formula Drift record for most consecutive podium finishes in a single season, NISMO USA driver Chris Forsberg captured the 2014 Formula Drift Championship last weekend at Irwindale Speedway in California. While Forsberg's strong performances this season mad
  • BMW I & SOHO HOUSE ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP. EXPLORATION OF INNOVATION, ARTS AND DESIGN  BMW I & SOHO HOUSE ANNOUNCE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP. EXPLORATION OF INNOVATION, ARTS AND DESIGN

    London/Munich. Soho House Group (SHG) and BMW i today announced a global partnership across all of SHG's 12 sites in Europe and North America. As Soho House Group's global automotive partner, BMW i will provide BMW i3 vehicles for driving experiences for members and guests at many of its site
  • MORE THAN A SILVER LINING: PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO TALK TO ELECTRIC COMPANIES VIA THE CLOUD  MORE THAN A SILVER LINING: PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES TO TALK TO ELECTRIC COMPANIES VIA THE CLOUD

    ◾Ford Motor Company will join seven global automakers for a first-ever test of technology that will allow plug-in vehicles to respond in concert to a request from energy providers to stop, then restart charging. The demonstration will take place Oct. 16 in Sacramento, California
    ◾Software-based tec
  • FORD, NEXTENERGY ANNOUNCE AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING CHALLENGE TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF LED TECHNOLOGY

    ◾The Ford Motor Company, NextEnergy-led automotive lighting challenge aims to inspire industry suppliers to create advanced new automotive lighting products
    ◾Ford's collaboration with NextEnergy affirms the automaker's intention to lead the industry with solid-state/LED lighting
    ◾Initiative will h
  • GRAND FINALE FOR THE SCIROCCO R-CUP IN HOCKENHEIM  GRAND FINALE FOR THE SCIROCCO R-CUP IN HOCKENHEIM

    ◾Curtain falls on Volkswagen's one-make cup for final time after 17 years
    ◾Kremer vs. Bouveng: exciting duel for second place in the championship
    ◾Pierre Casiraghi and Albert of Thurn and Taxis make guest appearances

    Grand farewell for the Scirocco R-Cup: after 17 successful years, the curtain
  • STATEMENT: OCCUPANT RESTRAINT CONTROL (ORC) MODULE

    October 14, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 184,215 SUVs globally to replace a component that manages restraint-system deployment.

    Occupant restraint control (ORC) modules in certain model-year 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SU
  • AUDI SHOW CAR FOR LOS ANGELES – BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA OF DESIGN  AUDI SHOW CAR FOR LOS ANGELES – BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA OF DESIGN

    ◾Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg and Head of Design Marc Lichte present revolutionary concept car
    ◾New design idiom embodies the progressive values of Audi
    ◾Concept car opens new perspectives in automotive design

    Ingolstadt, October 15, 2014 – Audi, the leading brand in automotive design, is
  • Toyota Still Most Valuable Auto Brand on Interbrand's 2014 Best Global Brands Report

    Toyota Climbs to No. 8 on Interbrand's 2014 'Best Global Brands' with 20 Percent Brand Value Growth

    October 09, 2014

    Interbrand interview with TMS VP Jack Hollis

    TORRANCE, Calif. Oct. 9, 2014 – Playful campaigns, commitment to women leaders and its zero-emission 'Car of th
  • Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion V  Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion V

    The World's Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Come Back to Monterey for an Encore
    ATLANTA – Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that the next Porsche Rennsport Reunion will again take place at the famed California racetra
  • SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 IMPREZA® MODELS  SUBARU ANNOUNCES PRICING ON 2015 IMPREZA® MODELS

    ◾Well- equipped Impreza pricing begins at $18,195
    ◾Revised front styling with new headlights, grille and bumper
    ◾Rear Vision Camera standard across line
    ◾EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology now available
    ◾New Infotainment systems and features
    ◾Best fuel economy of any gasoline all-wheel drive pa
  • ‘CORVETTE CANVAS' TO BENEFIT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT

    Gala fundraiser project embodies spirit of Detroit's creative economy

    DETROIT – A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will become a canvas on wheels when threeGeneral Motors automotive designers transform it into a 'performance art car' during the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (
  • GOODYEAR LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICA'S MOST FUEL-EFFICIENT LONG HAUL DRIVE TIRE

    Goodyear FUEL MAX LHD G505D Outperforms Leading Competitors In Fuel Efficiency

    AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 – Professional truck drivers traveled 421.3 billion miles of road in the United States last year – consuming more than 52 billion gallons of fuel along the way, according to da
  • KIA MOTORS BRAND VALUE SKYROCKETS 480 PERCENT SINCE 2007  KIA MOTORS BRAND VALUE SKYROCKETS 480 PERCENT SINCE 2007

    ◾Kia moves ahead nine spots to 74th place on the definitive list of the world's most valuable brands
    ◾15 percent increase in brand value to US$5.4 billion over past year

    (SEOUL) October 9, 2014 – Since declaring design management as a core driver of the company's future growth and the hir
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER DIVIDEND

    The Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.125 per share on the company's outstanding Class B and common stock.

    This is the same level of dividend paid in the first three quarters of 2014, which is a 25 percent increase from the level of dividend paid in
  • ALL-NEW MIDSIZE PICKUPS ROLL OUT OF WENTZVILLE  ALL-NEW MIDSIZE PICKUPS ROLL OUT OF WENTZVILLE

    Dealers come to town to drive away new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – More than 125 Chevrolet and GMC dealer representatives came to the new home of the Colorado and Canyon midsize pickup trucks today to personally take delivery of their first orders.

    Doze
  • VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 7.40 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST THREE QUARTERS*  VOLKSWAGEN GROUP DELIVERS 7.40 MILLION VEHICLES IN FIRST THREE QUARTERS*

    Oct 10, 2014


    • 5.3 percent* increase from January to September
    • 881,300 vehicles delivered in September / +3.0 percent*
    • Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: 'Deliveries continue to develop well despite challenging markets. Chance to reach ten million deliveries mark for first t
  • BUICK VERANO'S REFINED RIDE STARTS WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD  BUICK VERANO'S REFINED RIDE STARTS WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

    Careful tuning of tire design and materials helps reduce noise, improve comfort

    DETROIT – The refined ride quality and quiet cabin in the 2015 Buick Verano start closer to the ground than extensive insulation and a well-tuned chassis. Down where the rubber meets the road, engineer
  • HYUNDAI'S BRAND VALUE RISES DOUBLE DIGITS ON 2014 BEST GLOBAL BRANDS REPORT

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 – Hyundai Motor Company's brand value continues to climb, reaching a new high as the 40th most valued global brand on Interbrand's 15th annual 100 Best Global Brands Report. This year Hyundai's brand value rose to $10.4 billion, a 16 percent increase. Si
  • PARETTI JAGUAR CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF BUSINESS

    (NEW ORLEANS, LA.) - October 10, 2014- Jaguar Land Rover North America is proud to announce Paretti Jaguar is celebrating 45 years of quality service and success as a Jaguar franchise in the New Orleans area.

    The thirteenth oldest of 163 Jaguar stores in the nation, Paretti Jaguar is the f
  • DURACELL PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO POWERING MORE COMMUNITIES IN TIMES OF DISASTER

    The NEW expanded Duracell Power Forward fleet works to provide relief to those affected within 24 hrs

    BETHEL, Conn. -- The Duracell Power Forward program, known for donating batteries to those affected by natural disaster since 2011, is expanding its fleet and joining forces with
  • LAMBORGHINI, IMSA EXTEND PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2018; 2015 BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO NORTH AMERICA SCHEDULE RELEASED  LAMBORGHINI, IMSA EXTEND PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2018; 2015 BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEO NORTH AMERICA SCHEDULE RELEASED

    SANT'AGATA BOLOGNESE, Italy (Oct. 10, 2014) - Automobili Lamborghini and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have extended their partnership for the next four years, with the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America championship being contested under IMSA sanction throug
  • VOLKSWAGEN EXTENDS COOPERATION WITH CHINESE JOINT VENTURE PARTNER FAW GROUP FOR FURTHER 25 YEARS

    ◾Agreement signed in Federal Chancellery in presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel
    ◾Volkswagen and further Chinese joint venture partner SAIC agree on new proving ground in Xinjiang province
    ◾Prof. Dr. Winterkorn: 'Together with its strong partners Volkswag
  • BREMBO CIRCUIT IDENTITY CARDS FOR 2014 FORMULA ONE AT RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX

    What's the 'toughest' track in Formula One?

    Brembo Circuit Identity Cards for Formula One are available to the public on the Friday before each race at www.Brembo.com.

    Each Circuit Identity Card graphic includes general characteristics of the track itself (layout, length, number of braking eve
  • BMW GROUP GLOBAL SALES GROWTH CONTINUES IN SEPTEMBER  BMW GROUP GLOBAL SALES GROWTH CONTINUES IN SEPTEMBER

    September sales up 5.3% with 199,799 vehicles delivered to customers
    First three quarters see sales rise 6.5% to 1,529,880 vehicles
    Over 10,000 BMW i3s sold in the year-to-date

    Munich. Overall sales of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles have continued to grow,
  • VOLKSWAGEN CHATTANOOGA ESTABLISHES PURCHASING ACADEMY

    Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 9, 2014) — Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC (Volkswagen Chattanooga) held an establishment ceremony today for the Volkswagen Beschaffungsakademie (purchasing academy), a training program that will ensure that each employee in the purchasing d
  • NASA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS HEADED TO VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AND MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA IN 2015

    NASA National Championships presented by Toyo Tires headed to Virginia International Raceway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2015

    NAPA VALLEY, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2014) - The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) announced today the locations for its second annual twin 2015 NASA Ch
  • All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan  All-New Mazda Demio Wins Car of the Year Japan

    HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation's all-new Mazda Demio (Mazda2 outside Japan) was today named the 2014-2015 Car of the Year Japan by the Japan Car of the Year Committee.

    Following the Mazda CX-5, Mazda Atenza (Mazda6) and Mazda Axela (Mazda3), the all-new Demio is the fourth in Maz
  • BIRTHDAY BOY BAKKERUD WINS WORLD RX OF TURKEY

    Ford Olsbergs MSE driver Andreas Bakkerud has won this weekend's World RX of Turkey, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Timmy Hansen and Volkswagen Marklund's Topi Heikkinen finished second and third respectively. Wi
  • MAZDA2 WINS JAPAN'S CAR OF THE YEAR

    In a monumental battle for the country's most coveted car trophy, the Mazda2 comes from behind to capture the Car of the Year Japan award.

    (Tokyo, Daiba): Typhoon Vongfong, this year's fiercest storm, might have weakened when it made landfall on the Japanese archipelago on Sunday, but a st
  • VOLKSWAGEN TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL GREEN USA TO AUCTION OFF THE FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC E-GOLF IN THE U.S.  VOLKSWAGEN TEAMS UP WITH GLOBAL GREEN USA TO AUCTION OFF THE FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC E-GOLF IN THE U.S.

    Bidding is Live at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf; Proceeds Benefit Global Green USA's Efforts to Advance Smart Solutions to Climate Change

    Herndon, VA (October 13, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA today announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electri
  • 1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil

    Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Other
  • 1958 Targa Florio: Musso Commands the Heights

    During the invasion of Sicily during the Second World War it would be the mountainous roads around the island that would pose the greatest hindrance to the advance of the British and American forces trying to breakthrough on their way, ultimately, to Italy. A little more than a decade later, these d
  • Luigi Musso: Talented, Tempting and Troubled

    Following Alberto Ascari's back-to-back titles in 1952 and 1953 there have been no Italian Formula One World Champions. While there has been a great amount of hope throughout the years, Italians have been left without a World Champion. Perhaps, it could be argued, all such hopes died with Luigi Muss
  • 1956 Argentine Grand Prix: Least in the Kingdom is Greater

    Speaking of the power of humility, the Bible says the least, within the context of the world, if they follow God's commands, shall be greater than those considered great.

    To say that Luigi Musso was the least within the kingdom of Scuderia Ferrari would be a terrible understatement. Having a rep
  • ALL-NEW FORD F-150 EARNS TRUCK OF TEXAS TITLE AT TAWA TEXAS TRUCK RODEO; FORD HONORED WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL AWARDS  ALL-NEW FORD F-150 EARNS TRUCK OF TEXAS TITLE AT TAWA TEXAS TRUCK RODEO; FORD HONORED WITH FIVE ADDITIONAL AWARDS

    ◾The 2015 Ford F-150, the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever, is named Truck of Texas, the most prestigious award presented by the Texas Auto Writers Association at its annual Truck Rodeo

    ◾All-new 2015 Ford Transit awarded Commercial Vehicle of Texas

    ◾In the heart of the country's lar
  • DAUGHTERY, JACKSON LAND NISSAN ITS 96TH AND 97TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT 51ST SCCA RUNOFFS AT LAGUNA SECA  DAUGHTERY, JACKSON LAND NISSAN ITS 96TH AND 97TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT 51ST SCCA RUNOFFS AT LAGUNA SECA

    Podium sweep in GT3, six overall podiums net strong showing at annual classic

    David Daughtery may long be remembered for winning his eighth Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) National title at Laguna Seca this weekend, but it was a sportsmanlike act of kindness shown a first time competit
  • HONDA, ACURA RACERS CLAIM FOUR SCCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    ◾Honda-powered Formula F racers sweep podium, top eight positions
    ◾Honda, Acura drivers also claim titles in STU, STL and H Production
    ◾Six additional Honda, Acura podium results complete successful 'Runoffs'

    10/13/2014 - SANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- Honda and Acura racers won four Sports Ca
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS SCCA RUNOFFS RECAP  MAZDA MOTORSPORTS SCCA RUNOFFS RECAP

    Mazda Racers Shine at Racing's Biggest Club Event

    October 13, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) — Mazda club racers added five more championships to the cumulative Mazda tally at the 51st annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs this past weekend. Making this years' competition even sweet
  • FORD CONTINUES JOB CREATION MOMENTUM, ADDS 850 MORE JOBS AT HISTORIC ROUGE CENTER TO BUILD NEW F-150  FORD CONTINUES JOB CREATION MOMENTUM, ADDS 850 MORE JOBS AT HISTORIC ROUGE CENTER TO BUILD NEW F-150

    ◾Ford is adding 850 more jobs to its Dearborn Truck, Stamping and Diversified facilities to build the all-new 2015 F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever
    ◾Dearborn Truck Plant recently has undergone the largest manufacturing transformation in decades to prepare for the truck's laun
  • LINCOLN MKC NAMED CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE OF TEXAS BY TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION  LINCOLN MKC NAMED CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE OF TEXAS BY TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION

    ◾All-new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the brand's first small premium utility vehicle, named Crossover Utility of Texas by Texas Auto Writers Association at annual Truck Rodeo
    ◾2015 Lincoln MKC also wins Luxury Crossover Vehicle, a rare sweep of both categories
    ◾The 2015 Lincoln MKC delivers spirited perform
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC SCOOPS UP NINE AWARDS AT 24TH ANNUAL TEXAS TRUCK RODEO

    ◾Jeep® Grand Cherokee wins 'SUV of Texas' for the fifth consecutive year
    ◾Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee take consecutive year-over-year titles
    ◾Jeep brand SUVs victorious in every category entered
    ◾Ram wins Heavy Duty Truck of Texas for the second consecutive year
    ◾Ram Power Wagon scores Off-r
  • 2015 HONDA FIT SEMA PROJECT GEARS UP FOR LAST WEEK OF VOTING ON TUMBLR  2015 HONDA FIT SEMA PROJECT GEARS UP FOR LAST WEEK OF VOTING ON TUMBLR

    ◾Six build teams, each customizing an all-new 2015 Fit
    ◾Enthusiast fans can vote for their favorite customized Fit on Tumblr through Oct. 22 with the winner being announced on Nov. 4 at the SEMA Show
    ◾Honda to host second annual 'Honda Soiree' on Nov. 4 for media attending the SEMA Show

    10/1
  • ALBERT PRINCE VON THURN UND TAXIS AND PIERRE CASIRAGHI TO LINE UP AS GUEST STARTERS IN HOCKENHEIM  ALBERT PRINCE VON THURN UND TAXIS AND PIERRE CASIRAGHI TO LINE UP AS GUEST STARTERS IN HOCKENHEIM

    ◾Head of the royal house von Thurn und Taxis started his racing career with Volkswagen
    ◾Pierre Casiraghi making his second appearance in this year's Scirocco R-Cup
    ◾'Been a part of motorsport history with Volkswagen'

    Two royals will add a little extra glamour to the grand finale of the Volkswag
  • AUDI MAINTAINS ITS CHALLENGE FOR WEC TITLE IN JAPAN  AUDI MAINTAINS ITS CHALLENGE FOR WEC TITLE IN JAPAN

    ◾Audi in second place of the standings after five of eight races
    ◾Di Grassi/Duval/Kristensen claim fifth at Fuji
    ◾Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer in sixth also score points

    Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 12, 2014 – Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship marked the end of a superb string
  • TWO VICTORIES FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND BLOMQVIST IN IMOLA  TWO VICTORIES FOR VOLKSWAGEN DRIVERS VERSTAPPEN AND BLOMQVIST IN IMOLA

    ◾Comeback for Verstappen: First place in his third race after retiring from the first
    ◾Blomqvist consistent: one victory and third place in the Dallara-Volkswagen
    ◾Verstappen defending second place in the driver rankings

    After a break from racing of almost two months, the Volkswagen drivers mad
  • ASTON MARTIN WINS IN JAPAN  ASTON MARTIN WINS IN JAPAN

    Fuji, 12 October 2014 - Aston Martin Racing has won the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Fuji with its #95 V8 Vantage GTE Am class car. The #98 sister-car finished close behind in second place and the #99 took third place in the GTE Pro class in a race that was action-packe
  • FORD ANNOUNCES NEW BLUE OVAL STEM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROGRAM

    ◾The new Ford Blue Oval STEM Scholarship Program will provide $500,000 in scholarships over four years to 50 students to pursue qualifying STEM degrees
    ◾To be considered for the scholarship program, students must have been associated with one of three Ford-supported STEM programs – For Inspiration
  • AUDI WILL START FROM THIRD ROW IN JAPAN  AUDI WILL START FROM THIRD ROW IN JAPAN

    ◾Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on third row of the grid
    ◾André Lotterer fastest Audi driver
    ◾Audi expects to have a good chance in the race

    Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 11, 2014 – Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championsh
  • BRAD KESELOWSKI VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE NATIONWIDE RACE HIGHLIGHTS FOUR MUSTANGS IN TOP 10  BRAD KESELOWSKI VICTORY IN CHARLOTTE NATIONWIDE RACE HIGHLIGHTS FOUR MUSTANGS IN TOP 10

    Ford Finishing Results:

    1st – Brad Keselowski
    4th – Ryan Blaney
    6th – Chris Buescher
    7th – Trevor Bayne
    15th – Ryan Reed
    19th – Dakoda Armstrong
    24th – Corey LaJoie

    BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW – WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS WHEN YOU HAD
  • C Is For Cadillac: $1.1 Million V-16 Roadster Leads RM's Strongest Performance In Hershey C Is For Cadillac: $1.1 Million V-16 Roadster Leads RM's Strongest Performance In Hershey

    RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, celebrated the annual AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet this week (October 9 – 10) with its best Hershey performance to date: $14,074,250 in total sales with a very strong 93 percent of all lots sold.

    Generated by the sale of 157 vehicles and select memorabilia before a packed auction room, results from the two-day sale were driven by numerous spirited bidding contests both in the room and over the phones. Illustrating RM's international clientele and reflecting the global appeal of the Hershey event, bidders hailed from 17 countries, with more than one quarter representing first-time clientele.
  • C IS FOR CADILLAC: $1.1 MILLION V-16 ROADSTER LEADS RM'S STRONGEST PERFORMANCE IN HERSHEY  C IS FOR CADILLAC: $1.1 MILLION V-16 ROADSTER LEADS RM'S STRONGEST PERFORMANCE IN HERSHEY

    • RM Auctions posts record results in Hershey, with more than $14 million in sales and 93 percent of all lots sold
    • Top seller: highlighting the unique A-to-Z Collection, John Moir Jr.'s 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster achieves an incredible $1,100,000
    • The quality of the Jeffrey Day Collection also
  • CALIFORNIA DEMAND ACCELERATES FORD FUSION SALES GROWTH AT DOUBLE THE SEGMENT RATE IN 2014  CALIFORNIA DEMAND ACCELERATES FORD FUSION SALES GROWTH AT DOUBLE THE SEGMENT RATE IN 2014

    ◾Retail registrations up 12 percent through July, more than twice the growth rate of midsize sedan segment
    ◾A 27 percent retail registration growth rate in California makes the state the biggest contributor to Fusion sales growth
    ◾Fusion market share operating at record levels of 12 percent throug
  • FASHION INSPIRES ELEGANCE OF THE ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY  FASHION INSPIRES ELEGANCE OF THE ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY

    ◾Lincoln color and materials design team often turns to fashion trends for color, fabrics and materials
    ◾Lincoln designers create color and materials combinations that appeal to male and female luxury customers
    ◾Tahitian Pearl, a deep plum color with an iridescent finish, was developed exclusively
  • FORD ECOBOOST POWERS THREE ENDURANCE-RACING WINS, SEVEN PODIUMS IN ROOKIE UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON  FORD ECOBOOST POWERS THREE ENDURANCE-RACING WINS, SEVEN PODIUMS IN ROOKIE UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

    ◾Twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 powered Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGR) and Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian (MSR) to three wins and seven podiums in its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC) competition in 2014

    ◾Ford EcoBoost V6 logs over 15,000 endurance racing
  • TAKAHARU FUSHIMI NAMED CEO OF YOKOHAMA CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA

    Executive returns from The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. in Japan to head Yokohama's North American Operations

    FULLERTON, CA (Oct. 7, 2014) – Takaharu Fushimi, a managing corporate officer with Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC), has returned to the U.S. to assume th
  • Road America Announces 2015 Season Schedule

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Oct. 8, 2014 - Road America President and General Manager, George Bruggenthies, announced Road America's 2015 season schedule today.

    'Road America is known for having the most active schedule of any road race circuit in the U.S., and we look forward to hosting the Mot
  • SALES BOOST PUTS BENTLEY ON THE ROAD TO RECORD YEAR  SALES BOOST PUTS BENTLEY ON THE ROAD TO RECORD YEAR

    • Strong growth continues in the first nine months of 2014
    • Global deliveries increase by 19%
    • New models drive sales success

    (Crewe, England. 8th October 2014) Nine months in to 2014 and Bentley's aim of having a record breaking year is firmly on track. Global deliveries increased by
  • How the West Was Won: Toyota Offers Chance to Be a Fuel Cell Pioneer

    TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 – It's hard to be a trendsetter in places like Los Angeles or San Francisco, but one lucky Californian will blaze that trail when they park a new Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) in their garage.

    Toyota and the Environmental Media Association (EMA) are offering a h
  • HYUNDAI TEAMS UP WITH BLOOD TYPE RACING INC. TO BRING THE EXCITEMENT OF UNDERGROUND RACING TO SEMA  HYUNDAI TEAMS UP WITH BLOOD TYPE RACING INC. TO BRING THE EXCITEMENT OF UNDERGROUND RACING TO SEMA

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 – Blood Type Racing Inc., the Chicago-based builder specializing in extracting extreme, street-friendly performance from Korean vehicles, has released details on its 2014 Genesis Coupe built for the 2014 SEMA show. With a host of engine upgrades, suspensi
  • TUDOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS CELEBRATES IMSA STARS IN STYLE  TUDOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS CELEBRATES IMSA STARS IN STYLE

    ◾'Awards Gala Takes Place Oct. 13 In New York City
    ◾'Five For Fighting' Singer To Perform

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2014) – A historic debut season for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will be celebrated in style next week under the bright lights of New York City.

    The TUDOR N
  • SOLARCITY AND HONDA ANNOUNCE $50 MILLION COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE SOLAR POWER TO HONDA AND ACURA CUSTOMERS AND DEALERSHIPS

    10/08/2014 - SAN MATEO and TORRANCE, Calif. -- Today, at the SXSW Eco conference in Austin, TX, SolarCity® (Nasdaq: SCTY) and Honda have renewed their partnership with a new fund expected to finance $50 million in solar projects. The new commitment will make solar power more affordable and av
  • Enhanced Power And Performance - The New Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Models Enhanced Power And Performance - The New Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Models

    Porsche has revealed the second generation of 911 Carrera GTS models. The GTS models are available as coupe and cabriolet versions, with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. These new models bridge the gap between the 911 Carrera S and race track tested 911 GT3. Several technical features heighten dynamic performance and driving pleasure, including the 430 horsepower engine from the Carrera S Powerkit which incorporates the Sport Chrono package and Sport Exhaust. The standard PASM active damper system lowers the ride height by 10 mm compared to the 911 Carrera.
  • The 1947 Chevrolet Fleetline The 1947 Chevrolet Fleetline

    The 1947 Chevrolet had a strong resemblance to its prewar counterpart. There were a number of changes but all were minimal. This was a significant year for Chevrolet. Sales of 684,145 units made Chevrolet the number one automobile manufacturer, outselling Ford.
  • Volvo Cars Reveals 450 Horsepower High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept Volvo Cars Reveals 450 Horsepower High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept

    Volvo delivers a unique combination of performance and efficiency with the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept - a triple boost 2-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with no less than 450 hp.
  • Formula Drift Wins Within Reach for Scion Racing  Formula Drift Wins Within Reach for Scion Racing

    Scion Leads Competition for Manufacturer's Cup; Driver Fredric Aasbo in Second Place

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Formula DRIFT victory is close enough to taste. Scion Racing sits in first place going into the series' final round, competing for its first-ever Formula DRIFT man
  • BENTLEY MOTORSPORT REVIEWS 2014 SEASON

    • Team reflects on a successful debut season for the Continental GT3
    • Bentley finishes 2nd in Blancpain Endurance Series
    • Bentley Boys Smith, Kane & Meyrick runners-up in Drivers' Championship
    • Dyson Racing Team Bentley score Bentley's first U.S. victory
    • Bentley Motorsport begins Project NB
  • VOLVO CARS REVEALS 450 HORSEPOWER HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE-E POWERTRAIN CONCEPT  VOLVO CARS REVEALS 450 HORSEPOWER HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVE-E POWERTRAIN CONCEPT

    ◾Triple Boost Technology takes Volvo's four-cylinder Drive-E Powertrain petrol engine to 450 BHP
    ◾Further proof of Volvo's commitment to delivering driving pleasure through down-sizing

    Volvo delivers a unique combination of performance and efficiency with the High Performance Drive-E Powertrain
  • TWO KEY MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT ASTON MARTIN

    Gaydon, 7 October 2014 - Andy Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin today announced two key changes within the management team. Simon Sproule has been appointed to the position of Director of Marketing & Communications and Janette Green adds the role of Director of the office of CEO to her existing pos
  • RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ 2014 SEASON FINALE CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW  RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS LAS VEGAS AT THE LINQ 2014 SEASON FINALE CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW

    Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Las Vegas for its season finale for the third consecutive year, hosting Red Bull Global Rallycross Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade on November 4-5. Held in partnership with Caesars Entertainment which is the host venue, presenting sponsor, and partner of the
  • 360°-VIEW TECHNOLOGY KEY TO VOLVO CARS' GOAL OF NO FATAL ACCIDENTS BY 2020  360°-VIEW TECHNOLOGY KEY TO VOLVO CARS' GOAL OF NO FATAL ACCIDENTS BY 2020

    With the development of a new safety feature that locates collision-free escape routes, Volvo Cars has taken one of the final steps towards realising its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car.

    In December, the four-year Non-Hit Car and Truck project w
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS RUNOFFS PREVIEW

    132 Mazda Racers Looking to Score Gold in Racings Biggest Club Event

    October 7, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) — Now in its 51st year, there is no bigger road racing club event than the annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs. Mazda racers have scored 81 Championships at the Runoffs since
  • KRISKA HOLDINGS LIMITED, BRITTON TRANSPORT, INC. RECOGNIZED AS 2014 VOLVO TRUCKS SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

    Kriska Holdings Limited and Britton Transport, Inc. were honored today with a 2014 Volvo Trucks Safety Award during a ceremony at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, California. Recognized for their exceptional safety performance and training programs,
  • SIR FRANK WILLIAMS PRIZE WINNER OF ‘BERNIE ECCLESTONE AWARD BY BREMBO 2014'

    Alberto Bombassei and Bernie Ecclestone will confer to Sir Frank Williams, Founder and Team Principal of Williams F1 team, the annual award to have contributed to the growth of the history of Formula One, reaching prestigious results thanks to personality and entrepreneurial capability.
    The award
  • FORD FUND SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY, STUDENT INNOVATION WITH $280,000 IN COLLEGE COMMUNITY CHALLENGE GRANTS  FORD FUND SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY, STUDENT INNOVATION WITH $280,000 IN COLLEGE COMMUNITY CHALLENGE GRANTS

    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund is awarding $280,000 in Ford College Community Challenge grants for student-led projects focused on 'Building Sustainable Communities'
    ◾The U.S. program is in its seventh year with winning projects receiving a grant to support sustainable, student-led work addressing an urg
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND ACCELERATES COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION WITH $1 MILLION IN NEW, INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS

    ◾Ford Motor Company Fund, UAW announce $200,000 donation in support of arts, music and athletic programs in Detroit Public Schools
    ◾Detroit commitments are part of more than $1 million in new scholarships, grants, career outreach and other assistance aimed at supporting education projects globally
  • CHRYSLER GROUP ANNOUNCES MANUFACTURING APPOINTMENT

    October 7, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC today appointed Brian Harlow Vice President - Head of NAFTA Manufacturing. In this position, Harlow is responsible for all assembly, stamping and powertrain manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, as well as implemen
  • KELLY BROTHERS SET OFF ON BATHURST ROAD TRIP IN RARE NISSAN BLUEBIRD  KELLY BROTHERS SET OFF ON BATHURST ROAD TRIP IN RARE NISSAN BLUEBIRD

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Nissan Altima V8 Supercar brothers Todd and Rick Kelly have selected a rare piece of Nissan road car history to venture up to Mount Panorama this weekend.

    Following a road trip tradition that the pair has held true for over a decade, the former Bathurst champs will t
  • STATEMENT: SOFTWARE UPGRADE

    October 7, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 22,115 small cargo vans to upgrade software that controls certain airbags.

    The action follows an investigation that discovered specific vehicle configurations may adversely affect sensors that con
  • PACK MENTALITY: CHEVROLET'S TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH A PET  PACK MENTALITY: CHEVROLET'S TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH A PET

    DETROIT – Michael Morgan of Seattle has a very simple rule when it comes to travel: If his dog Myles, a 25-pound Puggle, isn't welcome, neither is he.

    The 35-year-old real estate investment executive is among the 62 percent of Americans who own at least one pet, according to the Humane Soc
  • GOODYEAR DECLARES DIVIDEND ON COMMON STOCK

    AKRON, Ohio, October 7, 2014 – Directors of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 6 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on October 31, 2014. The payout represents an annual rate of 24 cents per
  • VOLKSWAGEN PASSENGER CARS BRAND DELIVERS 4.56 MILLION VEHICLES IN PERIOD TO SEPTEMBER

    ◾3.0 percent increase in January - September deliveries
    ◾Deliveries in China for first three quarters exceed two million for first time

    Wolfsburg, October 7, 2014 – Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 4.56 (January-September 2013: 4.43; +3.0 percent) million vehicles in the first three qu
  • GOODYEAR GEARS UP FOR SAN ANGELO PROVING GROUNDS 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

    SAN ANGELO, Texas, October 6, 2014 – In 1944, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company rolled into San Angelo and established its largest tire evaluation center. Now, 70 years later, associates at the San Angelo Proving Grounds are gearing up to celebrate the platinum anniversary of this facility.
  • McLAREN 650S GT3 TO COMPETE AT GULF 12 HOUR AS FINAL STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME  McLAREN 650S GT3 TO COMPETE AT GULF 12 HOUR AS FINAL STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

    ◾650S GT3 to face its toughest test yet with 12 hour desert endurance test
    ◾Global competitive debut of the latest GT model from Woking
    ◾Dramatic 650S GT3 preview video – 'The Chase' – available to view and embed from the official McLaren Automotive YouTube channel - http://youtu.be/VFYQwsXq7vI
  • AMERICAN AIRLINES, CADILLAC PARTNER TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS TO CUSTOMERS  AMERICAN AIRLINES, CADILLAC PARTNER TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS TO CUSTOMERS

    ◾Luxury Airport Transfer Program Launches at LAX this month
    ◾Cadillac test drive program allows members to earn AAdvantage miles

    FORT WORTH, Texas and DETROIT – American Airlines and Cadillac have formed a partnership to offer a broad series of exclusive benefits to travelers, ranging fro
  • THE POWER OF PULSAR AT THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW  THE POWER OF PULSAR AT THE PARIS MOTOR SHOW

    PARIS – Nissan showcased its new challenger to the C-segment at the Paris Motor Show, the Nissan Pulsar 5-door hatchback, and debuted its formidable Pulsar NISMO Concept.

    The Pulsar NISMO threads motorsport-level performance and technology deeper into Nissan's lineup. Next to it on stage w
  • GM'S GRACE LIEBLEIN NAMED 2014 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR  GM'S GRACE LIEBLEIN NAMED 2014 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

    Second woman engineer to receive HENAAC's highest accolade

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Great Minds in STEM™, the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, recognized Grace Lieblein, General Motors vice president Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, as the 20
  • CHRYSLER GROUP LLC ANNOUNCES DISCONTINUATION OF FACTORY-BACKED ROAD RACING EFFORTS

    Announcement to withdraw from racing program with the conclusion of the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season

    October 6, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it is discontinuing the factory-backed SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Mo
  • VOLVO TRUCKS TO AGAIN SPONSOR AMERICA'S ROAD TEAM IN 2015

    Volvo Trucks will continue its sponsorship of America's Road Team, serving as the sole sponsor of the premier trucking industry safety outreach program.

    As part of its support, Volvo will donate a 2015 Volvo VNL 780 model for use by the America's Road Team program. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volv
  • BOLDNESS, BRANDING AND B.B. KING: TOYOTA LAUNCHES 2015 CAMRY CAMPAIGN  BOLDNESS, BRANDING AND B.B. KING: TOYOTA LAUNCHES 2015 CAMRY CAMPAIGN

    TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Leaving only its roofline unchanged, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Camry is showing drivers just how bold America's best-selling car can be. To ensure this bold move leads to another, Toyota is launching a marketing campaign for the new Camry that challenges peo
  • HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL TO FEATURE CARS OF THE RICH & FAMOUS

    This year's 'Life' exhibit puts the spotlight on cars with headline heritage

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, takes a more gla
  • SPORT TV ACQUIRE LIVE FORMULA E COVERAGE FOR PORTUGAL  SPORT TV ACQUIRE LIVE FORMULA E COVERAGE FOR PORTUGAL

    LISBON, PORTUGAL (October 6 2014) – Sport TV, a leading sports network in Portugal, will televise live coverage of every round of the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship.

    In a deal brokered by the international media company MP & Silva, Sport TV will air each race live with all shows feat
  • CHEVROLET FIGHTS BREAST CANCER FOR FOURTH YEAR  CHEVROLET FIGHTS BREAST CANCER FOR FOURTH YEAR

    Brand has helped raise more than $3 million since 2011

    DETROIT – For the fourth consecutive October, Chevrolet and General Motors' employees, dealers and customers are uniting to battle breast cancer. They hope to exceed the $1.1 million raised by the American Cancer Society in 2013
  • STATEMENT: HEAD RESTRAINTS

    October 6, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 31,497 full-size vans to replace their head restraints.

    The vehicles were assembled with head restraints that may exceed the allowable gap between an occupant's head and the restraint.

    Chrysler
  • VOLVO CAR GENT TO CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY MORE THAN 40 PER CENT  VOLVO CAR GENT TO CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY MORE THAN 40 PER CENT

    Volvo Cars and Stora Enso join forces in ground-breaking environmental project

    Two of the largest companies in the Nordic region, Volvo Car Group, the global car company, and Stora Enso, the global paper products group, have joined forces to reduce carbon emissions at Volvo's plant in Belg
  • AUDI COMPETES IN JAPAN AS WEC LEADER OF THE STANDINGS  AUDI COMPETES IN JAPAN AS WEC LEADER OF THE STANDINGS

    ◾Challenging conditions in the foothills of Mount Fuji
    ◾Second half of the season begins in Japan
    ◾Fuji still missing on Audi's motorsport success map

    Ingolstadt, October 6, 2014 – Audi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the bra
  • HAGAN DRIVES MOPAR TO TITLE WIN AND FUNNY CAR POINTS LEAD IN 'COUNTDOWN TO CHAMPIONSHIP' AT READING NHRA NATIONALS  HAGAN DRIVES MOPAR TO TITLE WIN AND FUNNY CAR POINTS LEAD IN 'COUNTDOWN TO CHAMPIONSHIP' AT READING NHRA NATIONALS

    ◾Matt Hagan wins all-Mopar Funny Car final for title win at 30th annual National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway near Reading, Pennsylvania
    ◾Hagan earns second win in 'Countdown to the Championship' to put Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) HEMI-powered Mopar in the Funny Car p
  • DODGE AND SRT MOTORSPORTS DOUBLES UP WITH GTLM TEAM AND DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS  DODGE AND SRT MOTORSPORTS DOUBLES UP WITH GTLM TEAM AND DRIVER CHAMPIONSHIPS

    October 4, 2014 , Braselton, GA - SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports won the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GTLM driver and team championships in the season-ending Petit Le Mans 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta on Saturday.

    Kuno Wittmer captured the IMSA T
  • PRUETT, DIXON, ROJAS EARN ECOBOOST'S SEVENTH PODIUM OF 2014  PRUETT, DIXON, ROJAS EARN ECOBOOST'S SEVENTH PODIUM OF 2014

    BRASELTON, Ga. – Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas and Scott Dixon earned Ford's seventh podium of the year on Saturday at the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship finale – Petit Le Mans.

    The trio finished p3 in the No. 01 Telcel/Telmex Ford EcoBoost Riley prototype, one lap off the pace, in
  • POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN – LATVALA/ANTTILA CLAIM HISTORIC WRC VICTORY IN FRANCE  POWERED BY VOLKSWAGEN – LATVALA/ANTTILA CLAIM HISTORIC WRC VICTORY IN FRANCE

    ◾Read all about it! – First Finnish victory on asphalt for almost 15 years
    ◾Volkswagen one-two courtesy of Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene
    ◾The excitement never ends: title race blown wide open again

    Finnish party in Alsace – Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won the Rally Franc
  • AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA WINS ADAC GT MASTERS  AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA WINS ADAC GT MASTERS

    • René Rast/Kelvin van der Linde are the new Champions
    • Prosperia C. Abt Racing defends title in the team classification
    • Audi R8 LMS ultra wins second championship title in 2014 season

    Ingolstadt, October 5, 2014 – René Rast (D) and Kelvin van der Linde (RSA) have won the ADAC GT Maste
  • MAZDA MOTORSPORTS WRAPS UP FOUR MORE SEASONS

    Road Atlanta Weekend Sees Finales in TUDOR, CTSCC, MX-5 Cup and IMSA Lites

    October 4, 2014 (BRASELTON, Georgia) – The Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta wrapped up the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Saturday night. While the headliner was the 10-Hour TUDO
  • DANE CAMERON WINS USCC GTD DRIVER TITLE – BAD LUCK FOR BMW TEAM RLL IN GTLM CLASS AT GRIPPING SEASON FINALE  DANE CAMERON WINS USCC GTD DRIVER TITLE – BAD LUCK FOR BMW TEAM RLL IN GTLM CLASS AT GRIPPING SEASON FINALE

    Road Atlanta (US), 4th October 2014. The inaugural season of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) came to a close with a turbulent Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (US) on Saturday. BMW Team RLL's Dirk Müller (DE), John Edwards (US) and Dirk Werner (DE) came seventh in the GTLM class with th
  • PORSCHE WINS MULTIPLE MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BOTH GTLM AND GTD OF TUDOR SERIES

    Braselton, Georgia. Porsche has clinched the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class championships in the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. By virtue of the GTLM class victory by the Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR and the second-place finish by the No. 912 Porsche North America 9
  • POVOLEDO, LEWIS DRIVE TO THIRD VICTORY; MACHAVERN WINS AMATEUR CLASS TO HELP MITCHUM TAKE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP  POVOLEDO, LEWIS DRIVE TO THIRD VICTORY; MACHAVERN WINS AMATEUR CLASS TO HELP MITCHUM TAKE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

    BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2014) -Corey Lewis and Aaron Povoledo picked up their third victory of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season, while Dillon Machavern clinched his first Amateur Class championship to propel Mitchum Motorsports to its first Team Championship Friday,
  • THE EXCITEMENT GOES ON – VOLKSWAGEN LEAD IN FRANCE WITH LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN  THE EXCITEMENT GOES ON – VOLKSWAGEN LEAD IN FRANCE WITH LATVALA AND MIKKELSEN

    ◾All-Volkswagen duel for the lead at the Rally France
    ◾Latvala leads Mikkelsen – just 8.2 seconds separate leading two
    ◾Champion suffers a set-back: Ogier facing fightback at home event

    Thrilling duel for the lead, game on in the Drivers' Championship: Volkswagen duo Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka A
  • The Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens The Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

    F.A. Seiberling founded the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1898, naming it after Charles Goodyear, the inventor of the vulcanization process for rubber. As the Industrial Revolution was transforming the very fabric of our nation during the turn of the 20th century, the entrepreneurial spirit of innovators and visionaries like F.A. Seiberling flourished. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company soon became the world's largest rubber company and Akron became the 'Rubber Capital of the World.'
  • SPIRIT OF THE LEGENDARY DODGE BROTHERS LIVES ON IN NEW AD CAMPAIGN INTRODUCING 2015 MODEL YEAR DODGE MUSCLE CARS  SPIRIT OF THE LEGENDARY DODGE BROTHERS LIVES ON IN NEW AD CAMPAIGN INTRODUCING 2015 MODEL YEAR DODGE MUSCLE CARS

    ◾First television ad in series begins Saturday, Oct. 4, for the new 2015 Dodge Challenger
    ◾Fully integrated campaign highlights the Dodge Brothers' passion for making great cars and how that passion and spirit still drives Dodge brand today
    ◾Additional television, print and digital ads launch late
  • HYUNDAI EQUUS WINS 2014 MOTORIST CHOICE AWARD EQUUS EARNS ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE WIN AS POPULAR LUXURY LIFESTYLE VEHICLE  HYUNDAI EQUUS WINS 2014 MOTORIST CHOICE AWARD EQUUS EARNS ITS THIRD CONSECUTIVE WIN AS POPULAR LUXURY LIFESTYLE VEHICLE

    Equus Earns its Third Consecutive Win as Popular Luxury Lifestyle Vehicle

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 – Hyundai's flagship Equus sedan received its third Motorist Choice Award in a row as the Popular Luxury Lifestyle Vehicle from automotive industry research firms AutoPa
  • INFINITI Q70 SECURES 'GOOD' RATING AND 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY  INFINITI Q70 SECURES 'GOOD' RATING AND 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Infiniti Q70 sedan has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) highest rating of 'good' for its performance in the institute's small overlap front crash test, and when equipped with its optional front crash prevention system the Q70 has been awarded a
  • TOP GEAR TIME ATTACK IN THE NISSAN ZEOD RC  TOP GEAR TIME ATTACK IN THE NISSAN ZEOD RC

    SURREY, UK – Top Gear wanted to test the Nissan ZEOD on their legendary test track. After setting the electric record at Le Mans, we wondered how fast this unique race car really was. Here's what they thought.