|VOLVO CARS EXPANDS PRODUCTION IN CHINA AND UNVEILS NEW CHINA STRATEGY|
|Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has unveiled a new manufacturing strategy for China in which production capacity will be increased and China will be developed into a global manufacturing and export hub, servicing growing demand for its new range of cars in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Volvo Cars will make its top-of-the-range S90 series cars based on its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) at its plant in Daqing, Heilongjiang province, in northern China. It also announced today that pr...[Read more...]|
|2017 ESCAPE DEBUTS NEW SYNC 3 WITH APPLE CARPLAY, ANDROID AUTO; NEW QUALITY CHECKS IMPROVE FORD'S BEST-SELLING SUV|
|Production of the new 2017 Ford Escape – available with driver-assist technology that can help keep drivers in their lane, maintain a set speed and distance on the highway, and even aid drivers in getting out of a tight parking spot – is now underway; sales begin in May
◾New Escape – first Ford vehicle to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – aims to maintain sales momentum and attributes that led it to a tie* as Highest-Ranked Compact SUV by J.D. Power in Initial Quality; Escape is the No. 2-...[Read more...]|
|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 Mazda's line-up of new-generation models that adopt the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY*1 and the KODO-Soul of Motion design language.
Aspiring to create a new-generation subcompact that would shatt...[Read more...]|
|MERCEDES-BENZ S-CLASS DECLARED 2014 CHINA CAR OF THE YEAR|
|• Mercedes-Benz S-Class chosen as the first ever China Car of the Year by the Chief Editors' Club, comprised of editors from China's top automotive publications. |
• Two Porsche models received awards: the 918 Spyder, for Performance, and the Panamera E-Hybrid, named Green Car of the Year.
• The China Car of the Year Design Award went to the Chang'an PSA DS5.
• The China Car Awards were presented today at an awards ceremony during the Guangzhou Auto Show, which is host...[Read more...]
|1965 Mexico Grand Prix: Ginther Finally Gets It!|
|Richie Ginther had come so close so many times in the past but had always been outshone by someone else for victory. Now with the new Honda Team, it seemed anybody other than Ginther would win. But all of that would change on the 24th of October, 1965.
Ginther's debut in Formula One would be rather impressive. Following two 6th place finishes in his first World Championship events, he would start the 1960 Italian Grand Prix from the middle of the front row and would follow his Ferrari teammat...[Read more...]|