April 30, 2015

Skoda produces 750,000th Superb

Skoda has produced the 750,000th Skoda Superb. The milestone car rolled-off the Skoda production line at Kvasiny.

"Three-quarters of a million Skoda Superbs produced - this figure is proof of our flagship's great success," said Skoda CEO Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland.

Ford Fund, employees contribute more than US$ 200,000 for disaster relief in Nepal

Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford employees will provide more than US$ 200,000 in emergency assistance for earthquake victims in Nepal. Ford Fund will contribute US$ 50,000 to a disaster relief fund set up by Global Giving, a non-profit organisation connecting people to international causes, and will match

April 29, 2015

Toyota fund-raising for the NSPCC breaks through £1-million target

Toyota Manufacturing UK (TMUK) has reach its target of raising £1-million for the NSPCC, money which has been put to good use in projects supporting children in the regions around its factories in Derbyshire and North Wales.

Toyota launched its partnership with the

Ford Motor Company issues four safety recalls in North America

Ford Motor Company is issuing four safety recalls in North America. One accident and no injuries are attributed to these conditions.

2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles for park lamp issue: Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for 22,616 2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America for

Ford celebrates 50th anniversary of 2015 Shelby GT350; only 37 GT350R models to be built

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Shelby GT350, Ford will build a limited run of Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustangs for 2015.

The original Shelby GT350, introduced in 1965, established Mustang's performance credentials on racetracks around

April 28, 2015

Alessandro Sabelli raises over £5,700 for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity after walking 700 miles

On March 27, 2015, Fundraiser Alessandro Sabelli started his extreme walk from the most northern point in Scotland down to The Holy Family School in Addlestone to raise money for the Royal Marsden Hospital - where a pupil at the school is currently receiving

April 27, 2015

Nissan donates US$ 500,000 to support Mississippi History and Civil Rights Museums

Nissan has donated US$ 500,000 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to support ongoing construction efforts and future exhibits at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Former Mississippi Governors

April 25, 2015

Chevrolet introduces limited 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

Chevrolet introduced the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition - a road-going, track-capable homage to the Corvette Racing C7.R racecars. It's offered in Corvette Racing's signature yellow livery - or black - with coordinated exterior and interior accents.

Only 500

April 23, 2015

Barbour for Land Rover launches Autumn Winter 15 Collection

Land Rover partnership with Barbour creates clothing which derives from a shared understanding of high-end design and functionality working together to create luxury products.

The Autumn Winter 15 Barbour for Land Rover collection has been created with Range

Audi India launches the all-new TT Coupe starting @ Rs. 60.34 lakh

Audi has launched the all-new Audi TT Coupe. A design icon, the all-new Audi TT Coupe embodies dynamics, emotion and technology in their purest forms - in design, the engines, chassis and the innovative operating concept. The sporty yet elegant Audi TT Coupe is priced

FCA Foundation donates US$ 25,000 in support of the Northern Illinois Disaster Relief Fund

In response to a series of tornadoes that recently hit Northern Illinois communities, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of FCA US LLC, announced a US$ 25,000 donation to United Way of Rock River Valley.

The funds will go directly into the Northern Illinois Disaster Relief

Eurodatacar becomes co-sponsor of Mercedes-AMG DTM Team

With just a few days to go before the start of the season, the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team welcomes another new partner into the Mercedes-Benz motorsport family. Starting with the season opener at Hockenheim (May 1-3, 2015), French company Eurodatacar

April 22, 2015

Audi primes the pumps with new synthetic water-based e-diesel

Audi has taken another big step in the development of new, CO2-neutral fuels - a pilot plant in Dresden, Germany, has started production of the synthetic fuel Audi e-diesel.

After a commissioning phase of just four months, the research facility in Dresden started

Per Hallberg to be appointed acting President and CEO, Scania

Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO has decided to leave Scania.

"We respect Martin Lundstedt's decision to leave the company and wish to thank him for his successful efforts to further develop and strengthen Scania's strong market position during his years as

Infiniti offers top engineering students the motorsport career opportunity of a lifetime

Infiniti Motor Company announced a tour of leading engineering colleges in the US to raise awareness of the 2015 Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy (IPEA). This once-in-a-lifetime program offers aspiring engineering students the chance to work alongside Infiniti

SsangYong announces a new range-topping model to its Rexton W line-up - the ELX

SsangYong has announced a new range-topping model to its Rexton W line-up - the ELX.

The five-seat Rexton W ELX gets a number of significant enhancements over the EX model, including a luxurious new beige/grey leather interior - seats, door trims and matching

Nissan begins production of eighth-generation Maxima in Tennessee

Nissan's Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant continues its reign as the top-producing automotive plant in North America, as Gov. Bill Haslam, US Senator Lamar Alexander and Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joined plant

Dining Out For Life - feel the power of one meal

On April 30, 2015, join in the fight against HIV/AIDS by enjoying a great meal with family or friends in support of 'Dining Out For Life'. Dining Out For Life, a delicious event held in 60 cities across North America each year, is hosted by Subaru. The fundraiser was dreamed

Five-star crash test Euro NCAP rating for the new Renault Espace

The new Renault Espace has secured a five-star rating from the independent passive safety evaluation body Euro NCAP.

The new Renault Espace earned a global score of 81 per cent and is the 16th Renault model to earn Euro NCAP's five-star rating.


Toyota Mobility Foundation launches first pilot program in Thailand

More people everywhere are about to get moving. Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) announced the launching of its first pilot program. The program, which will be in Bangkok, Thailand, reflects the Foundation's philosophy of combining Toyota's knowledge

Isuzu Motors India inaugurates its dealership in Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Isuzu Motors India Private Limited inaugurated a new dealership outlet in Indore - Patwa Isuzu, marking its entry into Madhya Pradesh. The new dealership facility is conveniently located at 50/3, Agra Bombay Road, Dewas Naka, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India to offer

Latin NCAP confirms safety of the Seat Leon range with five stars

Testing organisation Latin NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) has awarded the Seat Leon ST its top five-star rating in a new test. The Latin American consumer protection body has thus confirmed the outstanding verdict reached by its European colleagues

New Mitsubishi dealership opens in Salisbury

A new Mitsubishi dealership has opened in Salisbury following a three-year project to build a showroom and workshop.

The arrival of Salisbury Mitsubishi has created six jobs at the site owned by Horizon-Magna Motor Group, on the A338 at The Headlands,

Five stars for all-new Suzuki Vitara from European New Car Assessment Programme

The new Vitara has been awarded five stars by Euro NCAP receiving top-class rating for its excellent safety performance.

Suzuki's latest model is the first compact SUV to achieve high scores in each of the four main areas of occupant protection, child safety, pedestrian protection

April 21, 2015

Carly Escritt promoted to Senior Press Officer at Kia Motors

Carly Escritt has been promoted to the position of Senior Press Officer in the Kia Press Office with immediate effect.

Carly has worked for Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. for more than 11 years - starting out in the Aftersales department as their departmental administrator before

April 20, 2015

'Dream Job' on offer for winner of seventh Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition

Nissan and PlayStation have joined forces for a seventh year to offer a 'dream job' to one lucky Gran Turismo gamer. The Nissan PlayStation GT Academy defies convention and opens up the possibility of a career in motor sport to anybody, male or female, that has ever

Hyundai India launches 2015 Elantra starting @ Rs. 14.13 lakh

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) announced the launch of stylish, distinctive and premium 2015 Elantra.  First Introduced in the year 2004, the new Elantra aims to set a higher standard in the premium sedan segment. With the launch of new Elantra, Hyundai now

Toyota USA Foundation announces US$ 1.9-million in grants to support the educational programs

The Toyota USA Foundation announced US$ 1.9-million in grants to K-12 educational programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and serve diverse communities.

"We know that the future of our society will be built on increasingly

Land Rover celebrates production of its 6,000,00th vehicle

Land Rover is celebrating the production of its landmark 6,000,000th vehicle by giving it a unique design feature.

The completion of a Yulong White Range Rover LWB Vogue SE saw Land Rover hit the manufacturing milestone and the 6,000,000th

Sonalika appoints B.V.R. Subbu as an Independent Director

Sonalika has appointed B.V.R. Subbu as an Independent Director on its board. Subbu is a veteran in the automobile industry with over three decades of experience in reputed organisations at leadership positions.

Subbu Joined the Tata Administrative Service in 1977, and

April 18, 2015

Infiniti appoints Denise Sacre as East Region Communications Manager

Infiniti Americas has named Denise Sacre as the brand's East Region Communications Manager, effective immediately, reporting to Infiniti USA Communications Senior Manager, Kyle Bazemore.

Sacre brings nearly 10 years of experience in marketing to her new position.

Ford announces US$ 2.5-billion investment for new engine, transmission plants in Mexico

Further building its lineup of increasingly fuel-efficient engines and transmissions, Ford announced a US$ 2.5-billion investment in two new facilities building a new generation of engines and transmissions in the states of Chihuahua and Guanjuato, respectively.


Proton, Lotus Group and Goldstar signed JV agreement

Proton Holdings Berhad (Proton) the ultimate holding company of Lotus Group, announced that it has signed a joint-venture (JV) agreement with Lotus Group International Limited, United Kingdom (Lotus Group) and Goldstar Heavy Industrial Co. Ltd. (Goldstar) for a possible

April 17, 2015

BMW Motorrad expands customizing range for the R nineT

Since its market launch last year the BMW R nineT has been thrilling fans of powerful, purist naked bikes. Due to the rugged charm of the flat-twin engine and the design language of different motorcycle eras, it brings together innovative technology, classic style and a modular

Bentley opens new dealership in central Switzerland

Bentley opens its newest dealership in the Swiss town of Cham. In partnership with the AMAG Group, Bentley Zug is located in the international economic corridor between Zurich and Lucerne.

The new dealership resides in one of Cham's finest historical

Auction of first 2016 Cadillac CT6 to benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute

The first new retail production 2016 Cadillac CT6 will be auctioned to benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Barrett-Jackson auction house will present the CT6 during its 13th Annual Palm Beach Auction in Palm Beach, Fla.

The auction extends General

Scania joins forces with Oshkosh

Scania and Oshkosh Corporation, a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, have agreed to enter into a partnership under which Scania will deliver low-emission engines for airport product vehicles produced by Oshkosh. The partnership

April 16, 2015

Renault rewards its best dealers with 'Dealer of the Year'

More than 2,000 Renault group dealers took part in the 'Dealer of the Year' challenge across 35 countries in 2014. Jérôme Stoll, Chief Performance Officer and Executive Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, hosted an award ceremony for the 100 best dealers.

Mitsubishi Motors opens a new dealership in Macclesfield

A new Mitsubishi dealer has opened in Macclesfield, making it part of one of the fastest-growing brands in the UK.

ALM Mitsubishi has opened after major renovations to ALM Garages' showroom in Winterton Way, Lyme Green.

"We're very excited to be joining Mitsubishi.

Helder Rodrigues returns to Yamaha, join its rally program

Yamaha has announced that Helder Rodrigues returns to join its rally program. Rodrigues will focus on development of the WR450F Rally through 2015, participating in various races.

The Portuguese rider is no stranger to racing with Yamaha having competed in

Tata Motors Group global wholesales at 103,952 vhicles in March 2015

Tata Motors Group global wholesales in March 2015, including Jaguar Land Rover, at 103,952 vehicles, grew by 9 per cent, over March 2014. Cumulative wholesales for this fiscal were at 981,920 vehicles, lower by 3 per cent, over last fiscal.

Global wholesales of all Tata

April 15, 2015

Toyota Safety Sense earns Corolla full marks in Japan Preventative Safety Assessment Test

Due to the first-ever commercial deployment of the newly developed Toyota Safety Sense C collision avoidance support package, the Corolla Fielder and Corolla Axio have earned the top ASV+ rating under the JNCAP Preventive Safety Performance Assessment.

2015 Kia Sedona MPV earns NHTSA 5-star safety rating

Kia Motors America's (KMA) all-new 2015 Sedona has earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) 5-star overall safety rating. With its long list of standard safety features and robust body structure, the Sedona received a 5-star rating

Maserati GB opens its new showroom in Cardiff with Motorline Group

Maserati GB has announced Motorline Group as the new owners of its Cardiff-based showroom.

The dealership, located on the junction of Hadfield Road and Penarth Roadin the heart of Cardiff, is one of 18 showrooms, plus one full service facility, in the luxury

Jonathan Wong joins Hyundai Motor America communications team

Hyundai Motor America has named Jonathan Wong Manager, Midwest Product Public Relations. Wong will be Hyundai's contact for Midwest-based journalists and will also be responsible for product communications on the Hyundai Sonata family and

April 14, 2015

Sense-Wear wins the 2015 Lexus Design Award

A range of clothing and accessories that sharpens or tones down the sensory experiences of the wearer has been named the Grand Prix winner in the 2015 Lexus Design Awards. Italian designers Emanuela Corti and Ivan Parati have produced a collection of items

McLaren Automotive announces the appointment of new Regional Director for Europe

McLaren Automotive has appointed Jonathan Pollock as Regional Director for the Europe reporting to Jolyon Nash, Executive Director - Global Sales and Marketing.

Pollock joins McLaren following more than 12 years in senior sales and marketing roles across Europe, most

April 13, 2015

Fiat introduces new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio starting @ US$ 24,700

Fiat brand has introduced the new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio.

Fiat continues to celebrate the storied past of the historic Nuova 500 with the addition of a cabrio version of the popular Fiat 500 1957 Edition, which was introduced in 2014. The Fiat 500c 1957 Edition

Honda inaugurates a new dealership in East Delhi, India

Honda Cars India Ltd. inaugurated its new state-of-the-art dealership, Sterling Honda, in East Delhi. This new dealership was inaugurated by Hiroyuki Shimizu, SVP and Director, Honda Cars India Ltd. along with the Managing Director of the dealership Tarun Kapoor. On

April 11, 2015

Yamaha's Yard Built XJR1300 Skullmonkee unveiled in Paris

Thousands of custom motorcycle fans gathered at the Carreau du Temple in Paris were given the first look at the latest creation to come from Yamaha's Yard Built project, the Wrenchmonkees XJR1300, 'Skullmonkee'.

The 2015 Yamaha XJR1300 and XJR1300

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