January 25, 2012

Volvo Car Corporation and the SARTRE road train project enters final phase

The SARTRE project (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) - with Volvo Car Corporation as the only participating car manufacturer - has successfully completed the first test demonstrations of a multiple vehicle platoon.

The test fleet included a lead truck followed

New 2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car brings the 'Stock Car' back to NASCAR

The 2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car, unveiled as part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour, was worked on by Ford designers in an effort to bring brand identity back to the sport. The result is undeniable with the 2013 Sprint Cup car mirroring

GM names Carat Global Media Buying and Planning Agency

General Motors has awarded its global media operations account to Carat, part of the specialist media and digital group Aegis Media, after an extensive review of the company’s global marketing operations. The account carries responsibility for most of GMs global

Bentley open its 33rd showroom in Europe and the third dealership in France

Bentley announced the opening of its 33rd showroom in Europe and the third dealership in France, reflecting the growing strength of the high luxury automotive marque. Partnering with the performance and prestige automotive experts of the SOGESA Group,

January 24, 2012

Volkswagen at the Qatar Motor Show 2012: Premiere of the Passat for the Middle East region

The Passat celebrates its national premiere in Doha. This signifies the market launch of the successful model – already familiar from the USA – in the Middle East Region. The model, developed in Germany and produced in North America, is larger than the European

Riding high with the Unimog 5000

The Unimog 5000 meets even the most challenging objectives – it is used between May and October each year to carry the streams of tourists from the Etna cable car station at 2,500 metres up to the Torre del Filosofo. Here, at 2,935 metres above sea level, is

Success for Volvo in Golf in South Africa

It would be difficult to imagine an event that encompasses a wider spectrum of golf - professional and amateur, individual and team, formal and informal, players from all over the world - than the week of the Volvo Golf Champions and the Volvo World Golf Challenge

Bosch plans to acquire SPX Service Solutions Business

The Bosch Automotive Aftermarket division plans to acquire the Service Solutions business of SPX Corporation, headquartered in Charlotte, NC (NYSE, SPW). An agreement to this effect was signed in New York City on January 23, 2012. SPX Service

Nissan Americas appoints Communications Director for Mexico and Latin America

Nissan Americas announced that Maria Eugenia Santiago has been named director, Corporate Communications, Nissan Mexicana (NMEX) and Nissan Latin America (NLAC). In this newly created role, which combines NMEX and NLAC Communications,

The 2nd Middle East Automotive Summit kicks-off the 2012 Qatar Motor Show

Some of the globe’s foremost industry voices offered insight into the future of cars and transportation as they discussed the pressing issues of increasing worldwide road congestion and populations at the 2nd Middle East Automotive Summit at Katara, Doha.

VRL Logistics awarded Apollo Fleet of the Year

In an award ceremony, held late last evening, Satish Sharma, Chief, India Operations, Apollo Tyres Ltd, gave away the trophy for Apollo Fleet of the Year to VRL Logistics in Large Operator and Sangha Freight Carrier in Medium Operator category. For the 1st edition of

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