September 27, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Living @ Fraser

Mercedes-Benz is entering the market for premium business apartments in collaboration with the Frasers Hospitality Group, a leading international provider of luxury serviced apartments. From autumn 2015, as part of a pilot project entitled 'Mercedes-Benz Living

Luca de Meo, new Chairman of the Executive Committee of Seat, S.A.

Luca de Meo (Milan, 1967), currently Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Audi AG has been appointed as new Chairman of the Executive Committee of Seat, S.A. He will be replacing Jurgen Stackmann (1961), appointed to the position of Vice-President of

September 26, 2015

Aston Martin Belfast opens doors to new facility

Aston Martin Belfast's new facility opened its doors. The dealership, which continues to be operated by long-term partner Charles Hurst, benefits from a £1-m development and signals the group's commitment to the luxury British brand.

Opened officially by Marcus

Leadership transition at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars North America

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that President (North America), Eric Shepherd, has decided to move to a new entrepreneurial role in the super-luxury automotive retail sector within the Rolls-Royce family.

"Eric's move is a big loss to our successful business

Matthias Muller appointed CEO of the Volkswagen Group

Matthias Muller (62) has been appointed CEO of Volkswagen AG with immediate effect. This was decided by the Supervisory Board at its meeting in Wolfsburg. Muller is currently Chairman of Porsche AG in Stuttgart. He will continue in this function until a successor

Changes in Skoda Board of Management

After five successful years of its growth and model campaign, Skoda will now see some changes at the top. On November 1, 2015, Bernhard Maier (55), current Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG, will become the brand's new CEO. At the same time, the

September 25, 2015

Toyota wins Green Society Award for forestry project

For more than 20 years, Toyota has been developing and maintaining a unique forestry project just a few kilometers from the factories and offices of its corporate headquarters. Known as the Forest of Toyota, the project is slated to receive an award for contributions to

Isuzu Motors India opens its new 3S facility in Pune

As part of its network expansion drive, Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors, Japan inaugurated a new dealership 'Viiraaj Isuzu' in Pune. The new 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) facility is conveniently located at Mahalaxmi Icon, Mumbai-Bangalore

Sahara Force India confirms Sergio Perez for 2016 season

Sergio Perez will remain in Sahara Force India colours next year with the 25-year-old Mexican confirmed for the 2016 season.

Since joining the team in 2014, Sergio has continued to build his reputation as one of the most exciting drivers on the grid. The extension gives both

Bajaj unveils its Quadricycle 'Qute', to be exported to 16 countries

Bajaj Auto announced plans to export its Quadricycle, known as RE60. During research the RE 60 evoked responses from consumers like 'cute' and 'beautiful' in Asia and 'Bonita' in Latin America. The RE 60 is now branded as 'Qute'. Production for Bajaj Qute has already

September 23, 2015

Ford Motor Company Fund helps kick off the new school year with more than US$ 1.7-million in education grants and scholarships

Automotive design can stir a person's deepest passion. Rami Khoury knows the feeling. So does Konnor Bartels. They are two of the first five winners of the William Clay Ford Automotive Design Scholarship, honoring Mr. Ford's legacy of design innovation and leadership.

Jeep brand partners with the World Surf League (WSL)

The Jeep brand is the partner of the upcoming European events of the 'World Surf League'. After competitions in South Africa, the Fijian Islands, Tahiti, Australia, Brazil and the United States, the champions of the World Surf League (WSL) arrive in Portugal and

GMC updates Sierra Elevation Edition for 2016

The GMC Sierra Elevation Edition returns for 2016 with the styling enhancements and other features new to the entire Sierra 1500 lineup – including revised front-end styling with new, high-intensity discharge projector-beam headlamps and GMC Signature LED lighting.

Rory Harvey appointed CMD of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland

Rory Harvey (47) has been appointed to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Vauxhall Motors and CEO Opel Ireland. He succeeds Tim Tozer who has decided to leave the company and pursue his career outside of General Motors.

Rory Harvey has wide

Hyundai Motor unveils refreshed HB20 for Brazil

Hyundai Motor announced the launch of a refreshed version of its HB20, a hatchback developed exclusively for Brazil. The New HB20 features an upgraded visual identity and a revised cabin that is more refined and better equipped, as well as a range of new connectivity, comfort

September 22, 2015

BAC unveils its latest built-to-order luxury Marine Edition Mono

BAC unveils its latest iteration of the popular Mono - The Marine Edition. Built on a passion for luxury and exclusivity, BAC has created a Mono that is at home aboard any super-yacht.

Weighing in at only 580 kg, the Mono is ideally suited to the super-yacht environment

Vauxhall Motors launches new seventh generation Astra

To celebrate the launch of the all-new seventh generation Vauxhall Astra, workers at the Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant - home of the Astra for over 36 years - choreographed 128 new models to create the image of the Union Jack flag.

Vauxhall's seventh

Infiniti Design San Diego joins Infiniti's global design network

Infiniti announced that Infiniti Design San Diego (IDSD), the fourth dedicated studio in Infiniti's global design network, is up and running.

The San Diego studio completes the company's global initiative to create dedicated design studios for Infiniti to distill the essence

September 21, 2015

TVS announces the launch of TVS Sport @ Rs. 36,880

TVS Motor Company has announced the launch of TVS Sport with improved mileage and additional features. The motorcycle delivers mileage of 95 kmpl under standard drive cycle conditions. Along with mileage improvement, various enhanced features

Hyundai Motor inaugurates its new dealership at highest altitude in Leh, India

Hyundai Motor India inaugurated its highest premium dealership - Togo Hyundai situated near 1, Airport Road, Skalzangling, Leh (J&K), India. Built at the highest altitude, of 11,184 feet from sea level, Togo Hyundai will offer an unparalleled premium experience to the

September 19, 2015

Mercedes-Benz invests US$ 1.3-billion in the expansion of its SUV production

Mercedes-Benz expands the SUV production in the US and will create 300 new jobs.

"In the next years we invest US$ 1.3-billion into the expansion of our SUV production and turn the Mercedes-Benz plant Tuscaloosa into a high-tech location," said Markus Schafer,

September 13, 2015

Limited edition new Abarth 595 Trofeo Edition now available in the UK

A new special edition of the Abarth 595 has gone on sale in the UK. Only 250 examples of the Abarth 595 Trofeo Edition will be available to UK enthusiasts, priced from £15,150 OTR.

The Abarth 595 Trofeo Edition adds up to £1,275 worth of extra equipment not normally

September 12, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appoints new Country Manager of Fiat Professional brand

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK has announced the appointment of Ricky McFarland to the role of Country Manager of Fiat Professional.

Reporting into Deputy Managing Director Karl Howkins, Ricky takes over responsibility for sales and marketing activities

Caterham celebrates 20th anniversary of 'Superlight' with new Special Edition

Caterham has revived the spirit of one of its most illustrious Sevens - the boisterous 1.6-litre Seven Superlight – with the launch of a new special edition model.

Just 20 of the special edition cars – launched at Goodwood Revival ahead of the 20th anniversary of the original Superlight

September 11, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK appoints new Country Manager of Fiat and Abarth brands

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK has announced the appointment of Sebastiano Fedrigo to the role of Country Manager of its Fiat and Abarth brands.

Reporting into Deputy Managing Director Karl Howkins, Sebastiano will take on market responsibility for both

Audi introduces new Audi A6 35 TFSI @ Rs. 45.90 lakh

Audi announced the introduction of the new Audi A6 35 TFSI. Priced at Rs. 4,590,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi and Mumbai), the new Audi A6 35 TFSI achieves a new milestone in energy efficiency with its auto engine start/stop system with energy recovery.


Honda (UK) announces management changes

From September 2015 Phil Webb assumes the role of Head of Cars and Leon Brannan moves to the role of Head of Franchise & Dealer Development, responsible for cars, motorcycles and power product divisions.

Phil and Leon have worked 30 years collectively

September 10, 2015

Seat to spend 3.3-billion euros between 2015 and 2019 on equipment, facilities and R&D

Seat is going to spend 3.3-billion euros on equipment, facilities and R&D between 2015 and 2019. The announcement was made by Seat Executive Committee President Jürgen Stackmann during the visit to the company's facilities in Martorell by Spanish Prime Minister

Tata Motors signs global agreement with Total Lubrifiants

Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants have signed an after-market partnership agreement, to supply high performance lubricants across Tata Motors sales & service points in the global market. Total Lubrifiants presence in over 150 countries, will support Tata Motors

September 06, 2015

Isuzu Motors India opens a new dealership facility in Faridabad, Haryana

Isuzu Motors India Private Limited inaugurated a new outlet in Faridabad. The new facility is conveniently located at 15/2, Main Mathura Road, Sector 27-A, Faridabad-121003, to provide sales and service support for Isuzu customers.

"We are

September 04, 2015

Volvo XC90 receives top five star rating in Euro NCAP assessment

The Volvo XC90 has been awarded five stars and achieved top ratings in its 2015 Euro NCAP tests. The XC90 with standard City Safety technology stood out as the first car from any manufacturer to score full points in Euro NCAP Autonomous Emergency Braking Car to Car

September 03, 2015

Nissan North America announces leadership changes

Nissan announced that Dan Mohnke, currently Vice-President, Nissan Chief Marketing Manager (CMM) & Operations, will take on additional responsibility for US Sales and become Vice-President, Sales & Marketing Operations, US, effective immediately.

In addition

September 02, 2015

Skoda India introduces the Rapid 'Anniversary Edition' starting @ Rs. 6.99 lakh

Skoda Auto India has introduced the all new Rapid Anniversary Edition with exciting features at a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh across the country.  Riding on Skoda's acclaimed Simply Clever philosophy, this range comes with a host of fresh features designed to enhance the overall

August 20, 2015

Caterham Cars expands global dealer network to Dubai, UAE

Caterham Cars is expanding its growing global dealer network with the appointment of a new distributor in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Distinguished dealer group, Al Futtaim, has just taken delivery of its first Caterham Seven and has opened its showroom in Festival

Audi India launches the new A6 Matrix sedan @ Rs. 49.5 lakh

Adding yet another winner to its comprehensive and diverse portfolio, Audi introduced the new Audi A6 Matrix  - a comprehensively updated version of one of the world’s most successful executive sedans. The winner in the business class is now even better with the

Winners of the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy announced

University engineering student Daniel Sanham from Newton Aycliffe, County Durham has been awarded the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One as Infiniti announced the winners of this year's Performance Engineering Academy 2015.

Beating nine other finalists

August 19, 2015

Seat UK strengthens its fleet team with two new recruits

Seat UK has bolstered its fleet department with the appointment of two new members to its team.

Steven Colborne-Baber, a former Area Fleet Manager for sister brand, Volkswagen, joins as Southern Contact Hire and Leasing Manager.

Alongside Steven,

Bruno Senna confirmed as McLaren P1 GTR Driver Programme mentor

Former Formula 1 and current McLaren GT factory driver Bruno Senna has joined the McLaren P1 GTR Driver Programme and will act as mentor at each of the exclusive events. Senna, who was announced as a McLaren GT factory driver earlier this year, will

Angus Fitton appointed Head of PR for Porsche Cars Great Britain

Porsche Cars Great Britain has appointed Angus Fitton as its new Head of PR, with effect from October 1, 2015.

Angus will be responsible for all areas of Porsche PR strategy in the UK including product, corporate, motorsport, and heritage communications,

August 18, 2015

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches limited edition Sprinter to celebrate 20th anniversary

Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched a limited edition Sprinter for Retail customers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the mighty vehicle, priced at £259* per month with a £2,800 deposit contribution.

The unique Sprinter 20th Anniversary edition will be available

August 16, 2015

Lotus launches the limited edition Lotus Exige 360 Cup

Lotus Motorsport redefines the Exige V6 Cup with the introduction of the Exige 360 Cup. New lightweight panels and an increase in power mean the Lotus Motorsport Cup model continues to provide a benchmark in handling and performance.


August 15, 2015

2-millionth vehicle rolls-off at GM's Lansing Delta Township Assembly Line

A 2016 Buick Enclave, painted in white frost tricoat, rolled-off the production line at General Motors' (GM) Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant, the 2-millionth vehicle produced at the automaker's newest assembly plant in North America.

"This milestone directly

August 14, 2015

Ford introduces world-first knee airbag in all-new Ford Mustang

The all-new Ford Mustang is the first vehicle to be equipped with a new type of knee airbag that is integrated within the lid of the glove box, instead of the instrument panel, preserving maximum passenger space.

Rather than a textile fabric airbag, the technology consists

Multistrada 1200 S D|air arrives at UK Ducati dealerships

The new 2015 Multistrada 1200 S D|air is now available to order from Ducati dealers throughout the UK.

The new Multistrada 1200 S D|air is a milestone in terms of technological innovation and riding enjoyment complementing the other 'as-standard' bike

August 13, 2015

Feel the Fury! Isuzu launches new addition to D-Max range

Isuzu UK is storming into the second half of 2015 with the addition of the D-Max Fury, an exclusive-to-the-UK model that boosts the D-Max pick-up range to 10 variants.

The new Fury packs a real punch with a number of unique style enhancements and technology upgrades.

Datsun launches Go NXT Limited Festive Edition starting @ Rs. 4.09 lakh

Datsun introduces Datsun Go NXT Limited Festive Edition ahead of the festive season in India. This Festive Edition will be available between August and December 2015 across all 196 Datsun outlets in India.

The Datsun GO is a modern five-door, five-seat hatchback

Guerlain Chicherit to join World RX with JRM Racing for France and Italy

Frenchman Guerlain Chicherit will enter the upcoming French and Italian rounds of the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Chicherit, a four-time World Champion in freeriding, will drive a Mini RX Supercar prepared

August 12, 2015

Cadillac launches a specially curated Capsule Collection

Expanding its footprint in men's fashion, Cadillac launched a specially curated capsule collection, expressed in 15 looks, chosen and styled by fashion icon Nick Wooster. The Cadillac Capsule Collection is comprised of pieces from the Fall/Winter 2015

Aston Martin opens a new warehouse and logistics hub in Wellesbourne

Aston Martin announced the opening of a new warehouse and logistics hub. Created to support the future expansion of the business, the new facility is located at Wellesbourne, close to the company's headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Representing a multi-million

Ford starts production of all-new Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks in Ohio

All-new Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks rolled-off the line for the first time in the United States. Production of the trucks at Ohio Assembly Plant, previously built in Mexico, helps secure more than 1,000 hourly UAW jobs and a US$ 168-million plant

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