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Ferrari introduces the world’s first low-bake paint technology

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August 15, 2018

Thanks to the on-going collaboration with PPG, Ferrari has introduced an innovative low temperature paint system, making the Prancing Horse the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt the new Low Cure clear coats technology. This move further underscores Ferrari’s ongoing commitment to the pursuit of both excellence and sustainability. In 2004, it became one of… Read More ›

No 14 Lexus Takes Sixth at Road America

The 3GT Racing No. 14 Lexus RC F GT3 recorded a sixth-place result in the GTD class in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America with drivers Dominik Baumann and Kyle Marcelli. Baumann started the sprint race second behind the wheel of the No. 14 Lexus and held his position during his initial… Read More ›

Boeing, Bamboo Airways Announce Commitment for 20 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bamboo Airways today announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant… Read More ›

Porsche takes a stake in the Croatian technology and sports car company Rimac.

Striving towards a development partnership Porsche AG has invested in the technology and electric sports car company Rimac Automobili by taking a minority shareholding of ten per cent. The company develops and produces electric vehicle components and manufactures electric super sports cars. As part of its electrification efforts, Porsche is seeking a development partnership with… Read More ›

BMW M4 GT4 wins at Misano – Strong BMW line-up in the VLN Endurance Championship.

Whether in the DTM, the FIA World Endurance Championship, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, or countless other championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the world do battle for points, victories and titles. Away from the track too, members of the large BMW Motorsport family around the world are also creating headlines. The… Read More ›

Aston Martin Vantage GTE records first Le Mans point finish

Vantage GTE #95 DaneTrain completes trouble-free first Le Mans Double points finish for Aston Martin Racing in GTE Pro Aston Martin Vantage GTE highest placed new GTE car in the field Sunday 17 June, Le Mans: Aston Martin Racing’s brand new Vantage GTE recorded a double-points finish on its Le Mans 24 Hours debut. Despite… Read More ›

Next step in the offensive “Strong for human rights”: Mercedes-Benz Cars enhances sustainability activities for the paint raw material Glimmer

Mercedes-Benz has taken a further step for the sustainable procurement of raw materials creating transparency in the paint supply chain from the mine to the painting of vehicles in the plant. Renata Jungo Brüngger, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Integrity and Legal Affairs: “Our initiative for a sustainable raw… Read More ›

Designed for electrification: Hyundai’s New Tucson offers pioneering 48-volt diesel mild hybrid powertrain

· The New Hyundai Tucson is the company’s first model with a diesel mild hybrid powertrain system supported by a 48 V electric motor · Pioneering technology ensures maximum driving pleasure while supporting efficient driving · The compact SUV will be launched across Europe in summer · Mild hybrid powertrain technology contributes to the brand’s global efforts to… Read More ›

LADA is the Winner of the TOP-5 Car Award

The judges of a contest consisting of fifty two reputable Russian auto experts had evaluated all new or significantly updated models that appeared in the market in 2017 (totally 73 cars) since November, 2017 on five main criteria – price-quality ratio, design, technical innovations, comfort and practicality. The award for LADA Vesta SW and LADA… Read More ›

Electric offensive: Volkswagen trains top experts for the production of the I.D. family

Future Electronic Engineer Program” (FEEP) launched with 100 young engineers Participants are to be trained especially for work with the modular electrification toolkit (MEB) Objective: excellent, trouble-free launch of 27 MEB models throughout the world Young engineers analyse errors with the e-simulator. The Volkswagen brand is moving ahead with preparations for its major electric offensive… Read More ›

Aston Martin Racing Festival race makes Le Mans return

Sky F1TM commentator Martin Brundle and Sir Chris Hoy head star-filled line-up Aston Martin Vulcan makes competition debut at La Sarthe Michelin-sponsored event sees 38 entries for third Le Mans Festival race The hugely popular Michelin Aston Martin Racing Festival will return to Le Mans on 16 June, 2018 with a packed 38-car entry and… Read More ›

PWC – Ferrari Leads SprintX Championship into Lime Rock

A classic track will host the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX this weekend as the tradition of Memorial Day weekend racing continues at historic Lime Rock Park. The ultra-fast circuit has been a sports car racing staple since 1957, and will once again set the stage as Ferrari returns to Connecticut looking to make more history… Read More ›

Bugatti makes the 100th Chiron

Fuel consumption, l/100km: 35.2 in urban areas / 15.2 in extra urban areas / 22.5 combined; combined CO2 emissions g/km: 516; efficiency 100th vehicle goes to a customer in the Middle East Chiron production is running at full speed Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann: “The Chiron is a highly individualized masterpiece of automobile craftsmanship.”   Bugatti… Read More ›

PWC – Ferrari Takes Double-Podium at Mosport

Mother Nature threw the Pirelli World Challenge competitors a curve in Saturday’s opening round of a double-header Sprint weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, but the Ferrari competitors rebounded for a strong finish to the 50-minute race. All three Ferrari drivers were mired back in the pack for the start of the race,vwhich was delayed… Read More ›

Ferrari Portofino: test drive in the Middle East

The new V8 parades through Dubai and the Sharjah desert Ferrari Far & Middle East staged a triumphant welcome for the Portofino this entire month, hosting an exclusive lifestyle drive event for this beautiful new addition to the iconic Maranello stable. This exhilarating debut, the first outside of Italy, hosted international and regional prospects and… Read More ›

Bentley Team M-Sport reveals 2018 livery at Monza

Second-generation GT3s set for race debut in Italy Updated livery to feature in Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge Existing sponsors Mobil 1, Princess Yachts and NAIM Audio continue Bentley Motosport support Bentley Team M-Sport has revealed the livery with which its two second-generation Continental GT3s will defend the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup… Read More ›

Aston Martin Racing secures best ever ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24 Hours finish

Aston Martin Racing finishes fourth on V12 Vantage GT3 works swansong All-star line-up suffers heartbreak as extreme weather interrupts podium chase Vantage GT4 finishes fifth in class as Jamie Chadwick is youngest ever finisher Sunday 13 May, Nürburgring: Aston Martin Racing secured its best ever finish in the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours Race by placing… Read More ›

919 Tribute Tour at the Nordschleife

Today’s joint show of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo alongside the 956 C on the German Nürburgring Nordschleife was the second stop of the ‘919 Tribute Tour’. Whereas at Spa-Francorchamps (BE) Neel Jani (CH) on April 9 beat the former Formula One lap record time, on this occasion Timo Bernhard (DE) and Hans-Joachim Stuck (DE)… Read More ›

World’s first racetrack with AMG branding: AMG Speedway – New Driving Performance in South Korea

Affalterbach. Mercedes-AMG was born on the racetrack more than 50 years ago – for the first time anywhere in the world, a racetrack now bears the successful brand name: The AMG Speedway in South Korea, an important Mercedes-AMG market, marks the beginning of a new era of the AMG community. The track not only adopted the… Read More ›

Honda Exhibits World Premiere of Everus EV Concept, Concept Car of the China-exclusive EV model, at the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2018)

The Everus EV Concept is a concept model for the first mass-production EV model Honda will introduce exclusively in China, which is currently being developed jointly by Honda Motor China Technology Co., Ltd. and GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GAC Honda). This new EV model is scheduled to go on sale before the end of… Read More ›

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