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Mazda Announces Electrification and Connectivity Strategies for Cars That Invigorate Mind and Body

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October 8, 2018

Continues taking a human-centered approach to the joy of driving; contributing to the earth, society and people Mazda Motor Corporation announced electrification and connectivity strategies that build on the company’s human-centered development philosophy, aiming to further advance the joy of driving, provide both drivers and passengers with peace of mind through an enhanced sense of… Read More ›

BMW Wiesn Sport-Stammtisch: Jovial get-together for the BMW sport family at Oktoberfest.

Since Saturday, the 185th Oktoberfest on the Theresienwiese has once again been thrilling millions of visitors from all over the world. This can mean only one thing: it is time for the BMW Wiesn Sport-Stammtisch. For the ninth time, BMW invited well-known athletes and guests from various sports, as well as its sport and brand… Read More ›

Smart forease: As uncompromising and fresh as the brand

smart celebrates its 20 anniversary at the Paris Motor Show (4 to 14 October) with a show car that interprets and embodies urban driving fun in a refreshing way. The smart forease is extroverted and offers an uncomplicated solution for urban mobility. Seated under the open sky, the driver is at the centre of the hustle… Read More ›

Two RC F GT3 Top-10s at Laguna Seca

The GT3 Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished seventh in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with drivers Jack Hawksworth and David Heinemeier Hansson. The driver duo had the No. 15 Lexus as high as fourth place, however damage to the grille slowed the RC F GT3 during… Read More ›

Start of production for the new Macan

Series production of the new Macan has begun at the Leipzig site, with the first customer vehicle successfully making its way through the body shop, the paint shop and along the assembly line. Parts of the factory were adapted specifically for the model. The vehicle in the exterior colour Mamba Green Metallic goes to a… Read More ›

Toyota is on the Road for Another Summer Music Spectacular at the Second Edition of the Los Dells Festival

Latin Urban Music Icon and Headliner, Wisin, Curates the Toyota Music Den Lineup Once Again Coined as the largest Latin music festival in the Midwest featuring a lineup of multi-genre artists, Los Dells Festival returns to the Wisconsin Dells on September 1st and 2nd.  Joining the music-filled weekend, Toyota presents the Toyota Music Den stage… Read More ›

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

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 ›

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