July 14, 2014

New Volkswagen SUV to be produced in Chattanooga

Within the framework of its Strategy 2018 plan, the Volkswagen Group is expanding its industrial footprint in the US. The Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group of America has decided to award the production of the new midsize SUV to the Chattanooga plant

Volkswagen's environmental programme 'Think Blue. Factory.' wins National Energy Globe Award Germany

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand has won the National Energy Globe Award Germany for its holistic environmental programme 'Think Blue. Factory.' Earning particular recognition was its eco-friendly use of resources in production. With the Austrian Energy Globe

July 11, 2014

GM appoints Johan de Nysschen as Cadillac President

General Motors announced the appointment of Johan de Nysschen as President - Cadillac. Johan de Nysschen will be responsible for all aspects of Cadillac globally including sales, pricing and network development, strategic brand development and

Laura Parker rejoins Ford as Commercial Vehicle Press Officer

Laura Parker has rejoined the Ford Press Office team to lead van communications following her successful university placement with the 'Blue Oval'.

Laura has taken over the best-selling Ford commercial vehicle range from Dan Jones, who has been promoted

Shark helmets adds new colours in its range

Spruce up your summer with a brand new helmet from Shark in one of the five new colours that have been added to the comprehensive 2014 collection. New designs are available on the popular Speed-R, S900-C, S600 and Evoline Series 3 helmets.

On the Speed-R is

Volkswagen launches special edition Transporter @ £29,940, celebrate 60 years in the UK

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating 60 years of the Transporter in the UK with the launch of a new special edition model - the Sportline 60.

The new model replaces the current Sportline and is available in short and long wheelbase forms as either a Kombi or panel van.

General Motors names Ferguson to lead Global Public Policy

General Motors appointed Robert E. Ferguson to Senior Vice-President, Global Public Policy. Ferguson will report directly to GM CEO Mary Barra and is responsible for GM's Federal, State and International Government Relations and Public Policy activities in the US and its

2.5-millionth car rolls-off Magyar Suzuki's production line

The 23-year history of Suzuki's sole European production base Magyar Suzuki Corporation has been marked by several generations of popular Suzuki models. In 2012, a double anniversary was celebrated when production reached the 2-million mark on the 20th anniversary

Ford announces US$ 1-million Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship Program

Ford Motor Company announced the Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship, a US$ 1-million program that honors the company's former CEO by providing financial assistance to outstanding students pursuing degrees in the field of automotive engineering.

Toyota selects KDC to develop new North American headquarters

Toyota has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments (KDC) to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.

"We are excited to move forward with KDC to develop our new North American

July 10, 2014

Jaguar Land Rover develops the self-learning intelligent car of the future

Cutting-edge technology is being pioneered by researchers at Jaguar Land Rover to develop a truly intelligent self-learning vehicle that will offer a completely personalised driving experience and help prevent accidents by reducing driver distraction.

Using the

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