March 28, 2012

Alasdair Stewart named as Skoda UK Director

Alasdair Stewart has been appointed Skoda UK Brand Director, effective from May 1, 2012. Alasdair succeeds Robert Hazelwood, who will move to Volkswagen Passenger Cars as Brand Director, also on May 1.

Alasdair is currently the Member of the Board at

Kimi Raikkonen launches Lotus in Lebanon

Fresh from the Malaysian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen joined Group Lotus CEO Dany Bahar in Beirut to celebrate the return of Lotus to Lebanon.

The legendary marque is opening a new dealership in Beirut in partnership with leading Lebanese automotive dealer

Innovative rubber compound coupled with novel tread design

Combination of wet grip performance, reduced rolling resistance and clever features to extend the tyre’s life sets Falken’s new ZIEX ZE914 premium tyre apart. Offenbach, March 27, 2012 - advances in both the chemical formulation of the rubber and the tread design

Europcar pledges to help increase electric car usage in London

Three years since Boris Johnson announced his plan to make London the electric car capital of Europe, it was reported last month that only 588 extra electric cars have been registered in the city. Responding to this news, Europcar, the leader in car hire services in

Toyota to debut a stunning US-designed sedan at the 2012 New York International Auto Show

Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. will debut an all-new US-designed sedan at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. This global premiere will take place in the Galleria room within the Jacob Javits Centre on April 5, 2012.

The sedan’s exciting new design features an elegant

March 27, 2012

Ben’s Motorcycle Rally 2012 travels to Monaco

Ben the automotive industry charity has announced that its 2012 Motorcycle Rally will take place from Dover to Monaco on September 22, 2012.

Entrants will travel across the English Channel; continue through the breathtaking French countryside until reaching the

Audubon & Toyota's TogetherGreen initiative launches Facebook app to encourage conservation

TogetherGreen, a conservation alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, launched the Spring Greening Challenge, a Facebook application that offers weekly conservation challenges, data on the impacts of green choices anyone can make around the home, and an opportunity

Boeing celebrates delivery of Japan Airlines' first two 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) celebrated the delivery of the airline's first two 787 Dreamliners. JAL is the first airline to take delivery of a 787 powered by fuel-efficient General Electric GEnx engines.

"Today is an important moment in our 60-year relationship with

Cessna strengthens presence in China to support general aviation growth

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, is strengthening its presence in China to support the growth of general and business aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Speaking at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), Mike Shih, Cessna's Vice-President - Strategy and

Mazda delivers environmental fleet solution with Skyactiv technology

Skyactiv technology, which will feature in all of Mazda’s sixth generation models starting with the all-new Mazda CX-5, is particularly relevant for Mazda’s fleet customers with reduced running costs through class leading fuel economy and low CO2.

Steve Tomlinson,

Mercedes-Benz retains HSS Hire fleet contract

Mercedes-Benz has retained the contract to supply HSS Hire, the national supplier of tool and equipment hire and services, with its fleet of commercial vans.

In 2009, HSS selected Mercedes-Benz as its sole van supplier, having been impressed with the

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