February 28, 2014

Porsche SE's supervisory board extends executive board appointment of Matthias Muller

The supervisory board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, extended the appointment of the executive board member responsible for strategy and corporate development, Matthias Muller (60), for a further five years, effective as of January

Vitaly Petrov becomes first Russian DTM driver, debuts with Mercedes-Benz

Vitaly Petrov (29, Russia) is again writing Russian motor racing history - in the upcoming DTM season, Russia's first Formula 1 driver will also become the country's first Russian DTM driver, as was announced by the 29-year-old Russian and Mercedes-Benz.


2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Trucks now shipping to dealers

Ram Truck began shipping Ram 1500 EcoDiesel trucks from Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan to dealers within the United States.

Following EPA's best-in-class certification of 28 mpg, Ram Truck received more than 8,000 orders for the fuel efficient truck armed with 420

Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta 'Quadrifoglio Verde' to be unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

The new, high-performance Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta 'Quadrifoglio Verde' models will make their world debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 4, 2014, combining 90 years of 'Quadrifoglio Verde' heritage with the very best of Alfa Romeo's DNA - as

Hyundai India launches 17th nationwide Free Car Care Clinic

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) announced the 17th edition of the nationwide 'Free Car Care Clinic' customer connect program. Aimed at extending the advantage of its excellent services to the customers, the camp will be held from February 28 to March 9, 2014

Volvo Car Group to unveil Concept Estate at Geneva Motor Show

Volvo Car Group will use the Geneva Motor Show to reveal the third in a series of concept cars - the Concept Estate - that continues the widely admired exterior design language revealed in the first two concepts, but for the first time reveals how the interior of Volvo's

February 27, 2014

Magna presents innovative lightweight design concept at Geneva Motor Show 2014

Magna International Inc. will showcase its diverse capabilities through the Mila Blue Vehicle Concept at Geneva Motor Show 2014. Mila Blue is an innovative, natural-gas powered, A-segment lightweight vehicle that produces less than 49g CO2/km.

Mila Blue, the seventh

2014 Audi A6 and S6 earn 5-star crash test ratings from NHTSA

The coveted 5-star rating was achieved by both the A6 and S6 based on their outstanding performance in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 5-star rating was awarded for

Volkswagen Group UK claims top Customer Satisfaction Award

Volkswagen Group UK has beaten off stiff competition to claim the Institute of Customer Service's Customer Focus Award in recognition of its strategy of placing the customer at the centre of its operations and activities, and achievements in the key area of customer

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles recalls Caddy built since 2003

As part of continuous vehicle field observation, Volkswagen AG Quality Assurance has detected defects on Caddy models.

The ball pins which attach the tailgate gas-pressure dampers to the vehicle may be pre-damaged on the third-generation of Caddy models

February 26, 2014

New Nissan Juke to be revealed at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Nissan's domination of the crossover market will move up a gear at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show when the New Juke will be revealed for the first time.

Nissan revealed the first teaser image of the latest version of its premium B-segment crossover, a car which has triggered

Mini to unveil Clubman Concept at Geneva Auto Show

At the 2014 Geneva Auto Show Mini presents the Mini Clubman Concept, showcasing a new brand philosophy for a higher class of automobile. 26 centimeters longer and just under 17 centimeters wider than the current Mini Clubman, the Concept comes over as sophisticated,

US winners of 2014 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest announced

Toyota announces the 2014 US winners of the annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest presented globally. The nine US winners will receive an iPad Mini and an award certificate acknowledging their accomplishment. Their artwork now advances to represent the US as

Honda launches first-of-its-kind service initiative 'Service on Wheels'

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) launched its one-of-a-kind service initiative 'Service on Wheels'.

Keita Muramatsu (President & CEO, HMSI), Takashi Senda (Director - Central Region, HMSI), P. Rajagopi (Regional Head - Central Region, HMSI) and

February 25, 2014

Maurizio Parlato appointed new COO of Bugatti of the Americas

Maurizio Parlato has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Bugatti in America. Maurizio Parlato is the successor to John Hill, who is retiring after serving six years in this role.

"Maurizio Parlato is an experienced sales and marketing expert in high-end

Citroen appoints Jeremy Smith as Head of Commercial Vehicles & Business Sector Operations

With effect from March 1, 2014, Jeremy Smith is appointed as Citroen UK's new Head of Commercial Vehicles & Business Sector Operations. Jeremy takes over from Scott Michael, who is leaving Citroen to join Motability Operations as Conversions & Adaptations

Marcus Breitschwerdt appointed Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Europe

After three years as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz UK, Marcus Breitschwerdt has been appointed Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Europe Region, effective from January 2014. At the same time, Gary Savage has been appointed CEO Mercedes-Benz UK and Managing

Honda Cars India begins car production at Tapukara plant in Rajasthan

Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) started the production of cars from its Tapukara Plant in Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan. Honda Amaze is the first car to roll-out from the new plant. The grand ceremony was attended by Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister, Rajasthan and Takeshi

February 24, 2014

Honda Motor Europe appoints Toshiaki Mikoshiba as President for its European operations

From April 1, 2014, Toshiaki Mikoshiba will become Managing Operating Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., C.O.O. for Regional Operations (Europe Region) and President, Honda Motor Europe Ltd. He replaces Manabu Nishimae, who, following three years in the

February 22, 2014

Ducati announces UK track days in association with California Superbike School

Ducati UK will host two track days on the full circuits of both Silverstone and Donington Park this summer. The track events are in association with Ducati's new partner, California Superbike School, who will be there to provide expert tips and guidance as well as monitor track

Mazda Hazumi to debut at 2014 Geneva International Motor Show

Mazda is unveiling the Mazda Hazumi, a next-generation subcompact concept, at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show. In another world premiere at the upcoming event, the convention-challenging Japanese carmaker will also exhibit its new clean diesel engine -

February 21, 2014

British Automobile Racing Club celebrates 100+ years with new brand identity

The British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) will enter the 2014 motor sport campaign with a dynamic new brand identity as it celebrates more than 100 years of history and looks ahead with confidence to the next century.

Founded in 1912 as the Cyclecar Club, the

Saloon car champion Streather relishing Clio Cup Race Series debut

Leicestershire saloon car racer Paul Streather, the 2010 MGCC MG Trophy Champion, will make the step-up to the Michelin Clio Cup Race Series this year after leasing a race-winning 2.0-litre Clio from his step brother-in-law, Renault UK Clio Cup front-runner

Mercedes-Benz to display 'Distribution transport then and now' at the Retro Classics Show

Mercedes-Benz is giving an insight into the development of the distribution sector with twelve historic models and four modern commercial vehicles at the Retro Classics show in Stuttgart (March 13-16, 2014). The Mercedes star has emphatically made its mark on the distribution

Subaru to exhibit Viziv 2 Concept and WRX STI at Geneva

Subaru automobiles announced that it will exhibit the Viziv 2 Concept as a world premiere at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show next month.

Subaru will also exhibit the all-new Subaru WRX STI and the new racing car developed for 24 Hours Nurburgring endurance

Nissan to showcase its model diversity and engineering passion at Geneva Motor Show

Nissan's command of the crossover segment is further reinforced at the 84th Geneva Motor Show with the brand's unrivalled crossover family taking centre stage. The all-new X-Trail and all-new Qashqai highlight Nissan's ongoing crossover development, which

Polaris India opens its first dealership in North East

Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. has inaugurated its dealership in Dimapur, Nagaland owned by Troy Motherwell & his wife Chubainla Motherwell. This is the 16th dealership and 1st in North East that Polaris India has opened since its inception in India. The Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu

100,000th Peugeot 2008 Crossover rolls-off the production line

Less than a year after its launch, the urban crossover has passed the magic 100,000 barrier in production.

The car in question was taken direct from the plant in Mulhouse, France, where it's built, and handed over to its delighted new owner. The ceremony was witnessed by

Navistar to consolidate engine manufacturing to improve utilization, drive cost improvements

Navistar International Corporation announced the consolidation of mid-range engine manufacturing, an important next step in its turnaround efforts. As a result, the company will move mid-range engine production at its Huntsville, Ala., plant to Melrose Park, Ill. Navistar will

Honda launches two special editions of CR-V @ £28,400

Honda (UK) has unveiled two eye-catching, Special Edition variants of the popular CR-V, the Black Edition and White Edition. Both share a range of bold exterior enhancements that give the car even greater road presence. The CR-V Special Edition models represent

Middle East debut for new Bentley Continental GT V8 S at Qatar Motor Show

Bentley Motors unveiled the newest member of its Continental GT line-up - the Continental GT V8 S - for the first time in the Middle East. Revealed at the Qatar Motor Show (February 20-25, 2014), the new model builds on the V8 platform to deliver improved performance and

Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 confirm partnership

Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 officially confirmed the extension of their successful chassis-engine partnership for 2014 and beyond.

Renault will supply the team with its Energy F1-2014 Power Unit for the coming season. The Energy F1-2014 is a cutting-edge

Volvo demonstrates world's first and a new form of roam delivery services

In a groundbreaking technological move for the automotive industry, Volvo Cars demonstrates the world's first delivery of food to the car - a new form of 'roam delivery' services. The service, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, allows

Stephen Butt is the new General Manager, Ownership, at Porsche Cars GB

Porsche Cars GB Ltd. announce that Stephen Butt will be joining the company as General Manager, Ownership, from April 14, 2014. He will replace Graham Lightfoot, who has decided to leave Porsche at the end of April to pursue independent interests. The overlapping

February 20, 2014

TCX launches two new colours for its motocross and off-road Pro 2.1

TCX has launched two new colours to its top-line motocross and off-road boot the Pro 2.1. Already available in white and black, the additional colours added are white/orange as well as black/yellow fluo.

The Pro 2.1 is packed full of technical features and is made from both

All-new Audi TT ready to make debut at Geneva Motor Show

At next month's Geneva Motor Show Audi will pull the wraps from a completely new iteration of the compact sports car that tore up the rulebook and changed the course of design in its class at its 1998 launch. For the third-generation of the iconic TT, the designers

Eric Jillard appointed General Manager Marketing Services for Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) announced the appointment of Eric Jillard to the position of General Manager, Marketing Services. In his new role, Jillard is responsible for the planning and development of the company's digital and traditional marketing communications

Renault announces new 1.6-litre Energy dCi 160 Twin Turbo engine

Renault, engine manufacturer par excellence, rises to the challenge of energy efficiency in 2014. As a successful engine maker in the world of F1, Renault makes full use of its experience by continuously refining the energy efficiency of its road car engines to deliver

Harley-Davidson offers Street 750 @ Rs. 91,471* in India

Harley-Davidson India is all set to help fulfill the motorcycle dreams of enthusiasts across the country. Customers, who complete their booking of the recently launched Harley-Davidson Street 750 in the month of March, will have their processing fees

Marklund Motorsport sign three-year partnership with Volkswagen Motorsport

Volkswagen Motorsport has agreed an exclusive three-year partnership with Sweden's Marklund Motorsport to enter the new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

This latest news follows hot on the heels of the recent announcement that

Hunt for UK's best young automotive apprentices commences

The hunt for the UK's best young automotive apprentices has commenced, with the opening of the Institute of the Motor Industry's (IMI's) 2014 SkillAuto Competition.

Young people will compete in the fields of Autobody, Autorefinishing and Autotech for a place

General Motors to be honored by Broadcasters' Education Foundation

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced that General Motors would receive its Corporate Leadership Award this summer.

The Foundation will recognize GM, and the work of the General Motors Foundation, during

MG partners AM Awards 2014 at The ICC Birmingham

MG is the official Manufacturer and Hospitality Partner for the AM Awards at The ICC Birmingham.

The AM Awards are dedicated to acknowledging exemplary performance and innovation within the Automotive retail industry.

MG's own dealer network continues

Ford reveals 2015 Expedition Platinum Series with EcoBoost engine at DFW Auto Show

The new 2015 Ford Expedition, revealed ahead of the 2014 Dallas/Fort Worth Auto Show, continues to represent the smart choice for people who need a full-size utility vehicle that provides capable performance, usable space and advanced technology. 

Klaus Zehender assumes responsibility for Procurement and Supplier Quality at Mercedes-Benz

Daimler is expanding the Divisional Board of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Klaus Zehender is to join the Board as of March 1, 2014. He will continue to be responsible for Procurement and Supplier Quality.

The Mercedes-Benz Cars Divisional Board thus comprises Dr. Dieter Zetsche

World debut of Audi A3 range with roof-down drive at Geneva Motor Show

An exhilaratingly fresh approach to open-air motoring comes courtesy of Audi next month with the first ever convertible Audi 'S' model in the premium compact class. The all-new, 300 ps S3 Cabriolet will star at the Geneva Motor Show, and UK orders are set to start in

Tim Tozer appointed CMD of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland

Tim Tozer has been appointed to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland, following the departure of Duncan Aldred to become US Vice-President, Buick-GMC Sales, Service and Marketing, located at GM's headquarters

Toyota Hybrid Battery System - Power to the people

This winter - one of the worst on record - has left many people in the dark, literally, with millions experiencing power outages during the last few months. But what if a car, or parts of it, could provide power during an emergency? Toyota engineers are looking

Adam Rocks ready to roll at Geneva International Motor Show

Rocking up to next month's Geneva Motor Show is Vauxhall's funky urban mini-crossover the Adam Rocks.

The latest edition to Vauxhall's city chic Adam range was previewed as a concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and after receiving a rapturous reception the production

Toyota 4Runner SUV celebrates the new year with special 30th Anniversary Discounts

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the iconic 4Runner SUV, Toyota is discounting all 2014 4Runner models. The 30th Anniversary Discounts range from US$ 500 for all 4Runner SR5 and Trail models, US$ 750 for all SR5 and Trail Premium models

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