April 28, 2012

Ford Credit earns $295-million net income in the first quarter of 2012

Ford Motor Credit Company reported net income of $295-million in the first quarter of 2012, compared with $451-million a year earlier. On a pre-tax basis, Ford Credit earned $452-million in the first quarter, compared with $713-million in the previous year. The decrease

April 27, 2012

LOCOG & BMW Group unveil London 2012 fleet

LOCOG and BMW, official Automotive Partner to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, revealed full details of the London 2012 fleet. Set to play an essential role in delivering a successful Games, LOCOG’s deployment plans for the low-emission, diesel,

Mazda extends production of special edition RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda Motor Corporation has decided to extend production of the Mazda RX-8 Spirit R by 1,000 units. Mazda initially intended to make 1,000 units of the special edition four-door, four-seat rotary engine sports car, but will extend production due to a large number of orders.

Ferrari is a leader on social networks; First on G+ and 8-million fans on Facebook

Ferrari is the main protagonist even on social networks. This fact is confirmed by the numbers - the brand of the Prancing Horse is the leading player in the automotive sector and the most popular in the general classification. A couple of days ago the Facebook

The 50-day, 8,000-mile Journey of Discovery

On the 50-day Journey of Discovery from Birmingham to Beijing, a team of four Land Rovers took on more than 8,000 miles of varied terrain through 13 different countries, revealing some unique and fascinating stories with the aim of raising £1-million for the International Federation

Porsche celebrates 60 years of Porsche Clubs

For six decades, the history of Porsche has been associated with the worldwide enthusiasm of the Porsche Club scene. Sixty years ago, on May 26, 1952, seven passionate Porsche drivers founded the Porsche Club Hohensyburg in Westphalia, Germany.

GT-R Track Pack arrives at Nissan's 22 high performance centres

Nissan's 22 high performance centres are braced for the first deliveries of the most focussed GT-R.

GT-R owners are among the most demanding in the world. In response to demand Nissan has replied with the GT-R Track Pack - a new version of the Nissan

Porsche takes on Three Peaks Challenge for BEN

On June 16, 2012 a group from the Porsche Centre Wilmslow is raising money for BEN, the automotive industry charity by taking part in the UK Three Peaks Challenge.

The Three Peaks Challenge takes on the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales

Hyundai Accent and Azera named to 'Ward’s 10 Best Interiors' list

The 2012 Hyundai Accent and 2012 Hyundai Azera were both named to this year’s 'Ward’s 10 Best Interiors' list by the editors of WardsAuto.com. Accent also won a Ward’s 10 Best Engines award just a few months ago for the subcompact’s 1.6L Gamma engine.


Inchcape UK Three Peaks Challenge for BEN

On June 22, 2012 Inchcape UK are planning on completing the UK Three Peaks in 24-hours Challenge to raise money for BEN, the automotive industry charity. Inchcape have put together 8 teams, representing each of their brands, a team of Retail Support staff and

Ford and Mazda invest additional US$ 27-million in AutoAlliance Thailand to boost pickup truck capacity

Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Corporation has announced an additional US$ 27-million (THB 837-million) investment in their AutoAlliance Thailand (AAT) joint-venture to further upgrade the pickup truck line and increase capacity by another 20,000 units per year.

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