February 01, 2012

Subaru announces prices for New XV Crossover

Subaru has announced pricing and specification levels for its new all-wheel drive crossover vehicle, the XV. Priced from £21,295 for entry level 1.6i S-models, the latest addition to the Japanese brand’s stable is set to firmly establish itself as one of the most capable

New organisation for Volvo Trucks

The Volvo Group's new truck organisation will sharpen the focus of its truck business by breaking down the marketing and sales responsibility for the Group's truck brands into three geographic areas. However, brands and product strategies will still be managed at a

Top Ten World Car and World Performance Car finalists announced

The countdown has begun in preparation for the 2012 World Car Awards winners’ press conference co-hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show on April 5, 2012. The 2012 World Car of the Year and the 2012 World Performance Car

Best in class cars of 2011...

A solid safety record has become absolutely essential and indispensable for car manufacturers on the European market. Thanks to ever evolving technology, an array of new safety features and sophisticated systems are available to car buyers today. Euro NCAP’s

Ian Plummer to join Volkswagen UK as Head of Retail Operations

Ian Plummer has been appointed Head of Retail Operations for the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand. He will take up his new role at the company’s UK headquarters in Milton Keynes on February 1, 2012, and replaces Alex Smith who recently became Director

T5 assembly begins in Indonesia

By 2015, around 1,200 Transporters and Multivans are planned to roll-off the assembly line in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. As of now, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is starting SKD assembly of the T5 in Indonesia for the local market, together

Jules Bianchi joins Sahara Force India as reserve driver for 2012

Sahara Force India announced that Jules Bianchi has joined the team as its reserve driver for the 2012 season.

The 22-year-old Frenchman will be integrated in the team’s programme and will participate in a minimum of nine Friday practice sessions during

Cessna Citation Mustang reaches 400 aircraft

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, rolled its 400th Citation Mustang off the assembly line at its Independence, Kan., facility. This milestone was accomplished in a little more than five years since the Mustang's first delivery in

Sudhir Rao named MD of Skoda Auto India

Sudhir Rao will become Managing Director of Skoda Auto India Private Limited, effective March 1, 2012.

Born in India, Rao has extensive experience in the international automobile industry and is considered a profound expert on the Indian market.

AirAsia Renault Clio Cup UK Va Va Vooms into 2012

With an exhilarating 2011 under its belt that saw five drivers vying for the title in the final race, the 2012 AirAsia Renault Clio Cup UK is bursting at the blocks as the series looks forward to yet another exciting season.

With many new teams and drivers confirmed

Donington Historic Festival unveils 2012 time-table

With the time-table now announced, spectators at the 2012 Donington Historic Festival can plan their visit and look forward to an unrivalled display of historic motorsport, as over 300 racing cars dating from the 1920s up to the 1980s take to the track

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