|NYIAS 2016: ELECTRIC VOLKSWAGEN BUDD-e CONCEPT MAKES U.S. AUTO SHOW DEBUT|
|New Concept showcases new MEB electric platform and offers a glimpse of next-generation connectivity and infotainment concepts
• First VW based on the new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB)
• Features 101 kWh battery that enables up to 373** miles of pure electric range
• New interfaces signal next-generation display and ergonomic concepts
• BUDD-e becomes integral part in the Internet of Things and links Smart Home and Smart Car technology
• Gesture control 2.0 enables intuitive operat...[Read more...]|
|GT40 ONE-TWO AT LE MANS LEGEND|
|A day after making the headlines with their return to Le Mans, Ford grabbed the limelight in the Le Mans Legend as well, as a pair of GT40s that competed at La Sarthe in the 1960s finished one-two.
Bernard Thuner, a veteran of three Le Mans 24 Hours races, was dominant in Claude Nahum's GT40, Nahum having bowed out of sharing the car in the race subsequent to a hairy spin in Thursday's qualifying. The 1994 Swiss Touring Car Champion only lost the lead temporarily during the pitstop phase, whi...[Read more...]|
|INSTANT SUCCESS: FIRST EDITION OF ALL-NEW VOLVO XC90 SOLD OUT IN 47 HOURS|
|The First Edition of the all-new Volvo XC90, 1,927 individually numbered cars only available for sale via digital commerce, sold out in 47 hours after it was released on Wednesday afternoon at 16.00 hours CET. Most of the cars were reserved within one hour from sales start. At its peak, 7 cars were sold every minute
'We are very pleased, but not really surprised,' said Alain Visser, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service of Volvo Car Group. 'The huge interest in the XC90...[Read more...]|
|120 years of motor sport at Mercedes-Benz take centre stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014|
|'Addicted to Winning': at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mercedes-Benz looks back on some fascinating racing victories of the last 120 years
•The unique motor sport heritage of the Mercedes-Benz brand is being celebrated with an exclusive installation by sculptor Gerry Judah
•Mercedes-Benz and Gran Turismo®6 jointly celebrate '120 years of motor sport'
Stuttgart. – The thrilling victories of the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows mark the peaks of the history of motor sport for...[Read more...]|
|BUICK TURNS 110: MOST SIGNIFICANT BUICK OF EACH DECADE|
|DETROIT – Remaining in business for 11 decades requires constant innovation, so choosing one model to represent a decade of significance can be a catalyst for debate. Among the hundreds of models designed and engineered for Buick, the 11 below stand out as the most significant for their respective decades since May 17, 1903. Let the debate begin.
◾1903-1912: The first Buick ever is quite significant, so Buick's first decade honor goes to the 1904 Model B. The first one of the line was so...[Read more...]|