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BMW Group Plant Spartanburg doubles battery production capacity

Investment of around ten million US dollars in production of fourth-generation batteries +++ Production of new BMW X5 Plug-in Hybrid to begin in August...

Hyundai Develops World First Active Shift Control for Hybrids

Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The innovation optimizes transmission efficiency by monitoring gear shifts 500 times...

Fulda Philosophy: A century of excellence – a future of growth

At Fulda we’ve been making tires for over 100 years, in the process becoming one of the most popular brands in the German market. Today...

Mercedes-Benz Classic at the Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Deutschland

On 28 July 2019 Mercedes-Benz Classic celebrates “ 125 Years of Motorsports” at the Formula 1 Mercedes-Benz Grosser Preis von Deutschland at the Hockenheimring. Besides...

Class-leading technology provides excellent comfort and connectivity

Luton – Order banks for Vauxhall's new Astra will open on Thursday with prices starting from £18,885 on-the-road. The new Astra hatchback and sports tourer...

New Opel Corsa : For Lower Emissions and Higher Efficiency…

Rüsselsheim.  The Opel Corsa has always been an innovation leader and the newest model (which makes its world premiere at the 2019 IAA Frankfurt...

The Parisian DS STORES and DS SALONS…

The Parisian DS STORES and DS SALONS opened now take over from DS WORLD PARIS, whose mission was to be the pioneer of the...

Top EU court rejects BMW appeal against limit on car plant aid

The European Union’s top court on Monday rejected an appeal by German carmaker BMW  against a European Commission decision to limit the state aid...

Toyota Supports Tokyo 2020 with Specially-designed “APM” Mobility Vehicle

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced today that to support the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020,...

Mitsubishi Motors In The UK Welcomes Benefit In Kind Changes…

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK welcomes the government’s plans to restructure the Benefit in Kind (BIK) taxation system to encourage the uptake of greener...

BMW Group partnership for future mobility…

BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd. and Tencent signed an agreement in Beijing on Friday, 19 July to work together on building the BMW Group...

Winfried Hermann visits the production line of the fully electric eCitaro…

E-Mobility 'Made in Baden-Württemberg': Transport Minister Winfried Hermann visits the production line of the fully electric eCitaro city buses in Mannheim Mannheim – The Transport...

Lexus is a sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival…

For the third consecutive year Lexus is a Sponsor of the 76th Venice International Film Festival – La Biennale di Venezia, which will take...

Jaguar Xe Sv Project 8, The World’s Fastest Saloon Car…

The Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations-developed XE SV Project 8 has demonstrated its breadth of performance capability by setting the fastest Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time...

International tournament: 1. FSV Mainz 05, Everton FC and Sevilla FC

Rüsselsheim.  When Opel and 1. FSV Mainz 05 invite the public to the OPEL CUP, it means football at its finest. Just like last...

Strongest ever Aston Martin contingent entered for Belgian GT classic

Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium): The 2019 TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa will feature the strongest ever Aston Martin partner team entry as the British luxury sportscar...

Servicing of McLaren cars to commence at new location from August 1

McLaren Automotive’s newest retailer in France, McLaren Paris, is entering the exciting first stage of its development, taking customer service for McLaren owners in...

0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds and 422 PS…

Relentless in its development of world-class sports cars, Lotus has unveiled the new 2020 Evora GT for North America, replacing the Evora Sport 410...

The latest and legendary run up the hill…

Automobili Lamborghini celebrated with fans and customers at Goodwood Festival of Speed, with its one-off Alston SC18 and the Minardi Formula One car as...

Won by an anonymous bidder at the Midsummer Gala auction

Bentley Motors, the world’s leading luxury car maker, has helped raise €700,000 by providing the first-ever auction of an exclusive Flying Spur First Edition...

Audi Group confirms earnings forecast for 2019…

As forecasted, the year 2019 is proving to be challenging for the Audi Group: In the first half of this year, deliveries, revenue and...

Volkswagen with own truck at CSD parade in Berlin…

This year, Volkswagen is taking part in Christopher Street Day (CSD) in Berlin for the first time with its own truck at the CSD...

FCA appoints IMG to manage Global Licensing for Fiat, Fiat 500…

  FCA appoints IMG to manage Global Licensing for Fiat, Fiat 500, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Abarth   FCA Italy S.p.A. and FCA Group Marketing...

Pagani Automobili at the Motor Valley Fest – Modena

San Cesario sul Panaro –  Pagani Automobili is proud to announce the Pagani Open Day, scheduled to take place in Monza on the 2nd...

Arthur Kar visits the Porsche Museum…

The Paris-based brand “L'art de l'automobile” combines the fashion world with the love of the automobile. Arthur Kar, who first worked on Porsche vehicles...

Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in Israeli technology start…

Volvo Cars has made investments in two promising Israeli technology start-ups through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the company’s venture capital investment arm. Both UVeye...

The Best Of The Best In Chantilly..

a 115 acres park, lakes, a gigantic forest, immense stables – the estate impresses with its size and magnificence. since its construction was finished...

Drones: The Steering Wheel That Comes From The Sky

Forest fire prevention, border patrol and even tax inspection. Drones can increasingly been seen in the sky and their purposes are constantly multiplying. Now...

F1 – 2019 German Grand Prix Friday Press Conference…

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Mario ISOLA (Pirelli), Otmar SZAFNAUER (Racing Point), Franz TOST (Toro Rosso), Guenther STEINER (Haas) Q: Toto, you’re celebrating Mercedes’...

Q&A: GUS GREENSMITH…

M-SPORT FORD DRIVER GUS GREENSMITH COMES OFF THE BENCH FOR AN INJURED ELFYN EVANS AT NEXT WEEK’S NESTE RALLY FINLAND (1 - 4 AUGUST)....

Elon Musk’s Boring Co raises about $117 million in latest funding round

Elon Musk’s Boring Co raised about $117 million in its latest round of funding from 20 unnamed investors after offering to sell about $120...

The Best is Back – Bo Yue PRO is the Most Intelligent…

Geely) newest and most intelligent SUV to date, the Bo Yue PRO was fully unveiled to the public at a design seminar in Hangzhou. A...

The Software House announced at the Mobile World Congress…

 In order to adapt to a context that is marked by change and to successfully tackle the company’s digital transformation, at the 2019 Mobile...

MONET Forms Capital and Business Partnerships…

MONET Forms Capital and Business Partnerships with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda Hino and Honda to make additional investments in MONET at the same...

Appointment of Michael Lohscheller to the Managing Board of Groupe PSA

The Supervisory Board met on 23 July 2019, decided to appoint Michael Lohscheller, Opel Chief Executive Officer, as a member of the Managing Board...

Institute of Customer Service’s Index for July 2019…

Suzuki GB PLC has again been ranked as the best car brand in the latest Institute of Customer Service’s UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI)...

Momo Mendex M7 Tires…

For reliable and long-lasting performance in the commercial van segment, the MOMO MENDEX M7 is hard to overlook. The tread pattern provides low rolling...

High speed homage :Porsche 356 specialist…

Emory Motorsports, based in North Hollywood, has been building, as they put it, “the most iconic, yet personalised Porsche 356s on the planet” since...

CUPRA shows a glimpse of its vision of the future…

CUPRA is meeting the demands of the future, linking high-performance with advanced powertrain technology and sophisticated, emotional design. Bringing together the silhouette of a four-door...

André Lotterer will be the second driver in the Porsche Formula E Team

Now that André Lotterer has signed up for the second Porsche Formula E cockpit, the driver pairing for the 2019/2020 season of the ABB...

Erc Roma Post-Event Top Three Driver Quotes

Lorenzo Granai, Loran SRL (co-driver of Giandomenico Basso), Simone Campedelli, Orange 1 M-Sport Rally Team, second position and Andrea Crugnola, third position   Lorenzo Granai, Loran SRL...

Mike Rockenfeller celebrates his first DTM win for two years in Assen

The Netherlands are a happy hunting ground for Mike Rockenfeller. The Audi driver won race ten of the 2019 DTM season on Sunday in...

Valerie Bosse heads Wintershall Dea do Brasil…

Change at the top of Wintershall Dea in Brazil: Valerie Bosse is the new Managing Director of the Wintershall Dea Business Unit Brazil and...

Digital and financial services partnership to integrate tech and payment platforms

Eni and Poste Italiane have signed a memorandum of understanding to launch a broad digital partnership. The non-binding cooperation agreement also covers financial services,...

Rally Australia Grows by a Day…

NOVEMBER’S SEASON-CLOSING WRC FIXTURE IN AUSTRALIA HAS ADDED AN EXTRA DAY’S COMPETITION IN A ROUTE SHAKE-UP FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR-BASED ENCOUNTER. Two blasts around the...

The new PEUGEOT 208 and PEUGEOT 508 SW HYBRID, the stars…

As the ATP Tour’s Platinum Partner since 2016, PEUGEOT will be present at the Master 500 in Hamburg as a Partner and Official Car...

ŠKODA AUTO wins Automotive Lean Production award…

ŠKODA AUTO secured first place in the ‘Special Award – Smart Digital Application’ category of the prestigious Automotive Lean Production awards for its project...

Ford Increases Ranger Production…

Ford is adding a third shift and increasing production capacity at its Silverton Assembly Plant in South Africa to meet growing demand for the...

Im classic Mini zum International Mini Meeting 2019

The port city of Bristol will become the hotspot for fans of the classic Mini from 8 to 11 August. This year, the annual...

New Authorised Repairer increases brand’s decade-long presence…

A new Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Authorised Repairer and Used Van Centre has opened in Leeds designed to assist customers with repairs and MOT tests...

Porsche GT Team targets overall victory at Lime Rock

Porsche tackles round seven of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Lime Rock (USA) holding a 24-point lead in the manufacturers’ classification. After scoring...

“July Forever”: the new Fiat 500 Dolcevita spot is on air…

Elegance and carefreeness. These are the ingredients of the new communication campaign dedicated to the exclusive 500 Dolcevita, launched on 4th July. Yesterday, the...

New Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid full of high-tech…

The Toyota Prius is the world’s original hybrid car, with a heritage of leadership in high-tech innovation that spans more than 20 years. The Plug-in...

New ‘Fia Motorsport Games’ Announced…

The FIA has announced today the launch of the 'FIA Motorsport Games', an exciting new international, multidisciplinary sporting event that will see drivers competing...

Active suspension in the A8 flagship model…

Audi is now offering another high-tech innovation for the Audi A8 luxury sedan – predictive active suspension. Depending on the chosen settings, it gives...

ØSTBERG Stays Away From Finland…

WRC 2 PRO FRONTRUNNER MADS ØSTBERG IS A SURPRISE ABSENCE FROM NEXT MONTH’S NESTE RALLY FINLAND (1 - 4 AUGUST) – THE NORWEGIAN STAYING...

SsangYong Motors UK is delighted to announce a special edition…

SsangYong Motors UK is delighted to announce a special edition Rexton - the Rexton ICE, available in UK dealerships from mid-July. The award-winning Rexton,...

2019 United States Grand Prix – Tyre compound choices

Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the 2019 United States Grand Prix WHAT'S NEW IN 2019 Just three colours at each race in 2019, with...

Shell Company Alternative Researching Bio Energies…

Biofuels have grown substantially over the past decade. Today around 3% of the world’s transport fuels come from biofuels. They are expected to play a...

Kia And Surrey CCC Extend Partnership Through to 2024…

Surrey County Cricket Club and Kia Motors (UK) Limited have agreed a further extension to their successful ongoing partnership – maintaining Kia’s sponsorship of...

Smart presents limited special edition of the final 21…

Stuttgart. In 2020 smart will become the first automotive manufacturer in the world to have uncompromisingly switched its entire portfolio over from combustion engines...

Double The Fun For Local School Team at Annual Electric Car Challenge

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has extended its long-running support for the March CE Primary School in the annual Greenpower IET ‘Gathering of the Goblins’, Britain’s...

Ayhancan Güven celebrates his first Supercup win…

Huge celebrations for Ayhancan Güven: The Turk won round four of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the Silverstone Circuit on Sunday. This marks...

Honda e sets new standard for zero emissions urban motoring

The new Honda e has been engineered to deliver an exceptional driving experience in urban environments. With an outstanding blend of highly responsive dynamics,...

New Tyre Policy Rolled Out For South East Coast Ambulance…

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is upgrading its fleet of more than 350 ambulances to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy,...

Armed Forces charity complete 2,000km extreme Saharan rally…

A team of 14 current and ex-military service personnel, some with severe physical and mental injuries, have completed the Carta Rallye in Morocco, an...

One of the last McLaren 600LT Coupés built commissioned to celebrate the 1,000th car

The latest McLaren 600LT Coupé built at the McLaren Production Centre in Woking also has the accolade of celebrating the 1,000th car to be sold...

Target output of 2000 PS means Evija is world’s most powerful…

Resurgent British sports car maker Lotus has unveiled the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar, at an exclusive event in London. Hosted at the...

An Evening of Classic Aston Martins at RM Sotheby,s Sale…

The inaugural ‘Evening with Aston Martin’ sale curated by renowned auction house RM Sotheby’s promises to be an event to remember next month as...

BP invests $30m in breakthrough technology…

BP Ventures has made an investment of $30 million in Calysta, Inc., an alternative protein producer, that will use BP’s natural gas to produce...

New importer: Opel strengthens business in Israel

Rüsselsheim.  Fresh start for Opel in Israel: The company has just started a new partnership with the renowned sales partner Lubinski Group. From now...

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV…

Combined fuel consumption: 10.6-10.21 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 242-232 g/km* Affalterbach. Mercedes-AMG is introducing a comprehensive range of measures in a fundamental update of...

Self-charging hybrid vehicles represented percent 95 of sales in Western and Central Europe

Lexus continued growing at a steady pace in Europe in the first half of 2019. In a slightly decreasing premium market (-2%), Lexus sales...

Vauxhall scoops two category wins at Auto Express Awards

Vauxhall secured a double-award win at last night’s Auto Express Awards 2019, with the flagship Insignia crowned Family Car of the Year for the...

BMW S 1000 RR riders dominate the IRRC in Těrlicko…

International Road Racing Championship: BMW S 1000 RR dominates in Těrlicko. Once again at the third round of the International Road Racing Championship season, in...

Mitsubishi Motors in The Uk Launches Ambitious…

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has launched a new range campaign exploring the global brand’s new identity ‘Drive your Ambition’ for the first time. The...

2019 Mazda6 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award…

 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced that the 2019 Mazda6 has earned its “TOP SAFETY PICK” award when equipped with specific...

ŠKODA KAROQ and KODIAQ enter 2020 models…

Mladá Boleslav, 17 July 2019 – The successful ŠKODA KAROQ and ŠKODA KODIAQ SUVs are entering the 2020 model year with enhanced equipment for...

BMW to pick new CEO, Zipse emerges as favorite…

BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift...

F1 Grand Prix Of Great Britain…

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain, Melanie Brown, Actor Daniel Craig, Michael Douglas  and Catherine Zeta-Jones... (Foto: Umut Özgür Sunay)    

Mini Electric Unveiled at Oxford as Brand Turns 60

Built in the UK at the home of MINI • Order books open today – first deliveries Q1 2020 • Every inch a MINI...

Camouflaged model makes its public dynamic debut driven by the Duke of Richmond…

Jaguar Land Rover will be debuting a series of exciting new models at this year’s annual celebration of all things automotive at the Goodwood...

Bentley Appoints Paul Williams As Director of Motorsports

Bentley Motors is today announcing the appointment of Paul Williams as Director of Motorsport, replacing Brian Gush who will bring a 20-year Bentley career...

Hybrid Electric Vans Present Practical…

Three months since the introduction of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London, results of a year-long trial in the U.K. capital suggest that...

Russian plant has produced more than 370,000 vehicles since 2009

St. Petersburg, Russia - Nissan is celebrating a decade of manufacturing excellence in Russia. Nissan's St. Petersburg plant made its first model in 2009, since when...

Audi Sport Is Celebrating 25 years of the Audi RS Models…

25 years ago, the first Audi RS model was launched on the market in the form of the Audi RS 2 Avant, marking the...

Jeep and Mopar® brands joined forces for a record-breaking edition…

This year's Camp Jeep® was a spectacular edition that succeeded in engaging the highest ever number of people in the history of the event: more...

2019 FIA Formula One Rolex British Grand Prix – Sunday – Race

Weather: overcast, 18.1-18.8°C air, 28.4-27.9°C track Silverstone and its history. The Alfetta and its heritage. Kimi and his unmistakeable style. The British Grand Prix weekend...

Rolls-Royce Curates Photography Series…

Tokyo is a city of beguiling juxtapositions. With contrasts at every turn and an undercurrent of adventure, it is a city as playful as...

The Nardò Technical Center…

An important milestone dedicated to the vehicle testing of tomorrow: The renovation of the 12.6 kilometer long iconic car circular track and car dynamic...

Maserati completes its A Tribute to China 2019 Grand Tour…

Today, Maserati completed its nearly 10,000km A Tribute to China Grand Tour. The Grand Tour was held to mark Maserati’s 15th anniversary in the Chinese market and...

The SEAT Componentes plant is now making the MQ281…

SEAT Componentes, one of the Spanish brand's three production centres together with Martorell and Barcelona, has begun production of the Volkswagen Group's new MQ281...

View From The Service Park…

Märtin knows this place, these Tartu streets. If anybody’s allowed to lay down rubber donuts, it’s him. He’s Estonia’s original rally hero. And last...

F1 -2019 British Grand Prix- Post Qualifying Press Conference…

DRIVERS 1 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Charles LECLERC (Ferrari) TRACK INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard)   Q: Valtteri Bottas, pole position here at Silverstone....

Already 50,000 Sales…

Six months after its launch, New Citroën C5 Aircross SUV has already accumulated over 50,000 sales. This performance makes it the Brand’s 3rd best-selling passenger...

Jaxa and Toyota Commence Joint Research Into Manned…

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announced they have signed a three-year joint research agreement, running from the...

Cost of British car insurance rises in second quarter – survey

The cost of an annual comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain rose 3.5% in the second quarter of 2019, lifted by a rise in...

PSA sales slide on emerging-market setbacks…

French carmaker PSA Group’s vehicle sales fell 12.8% in the first half as emerging markets weighed on its overseas business, challenging the trajectory of...

Toyota To Test Automated Driving On Europe Roads…

Toyota is to start testing its automated driving (AD) technology on public roads with the launch of a programme that will trial its in-house...

Football-talk for employees with BVB stars Mario Götze and Mats Hummels

Rüsselsheim.  Opel and Borussia Dortmund have formed a team for seven years. At the beginning of the 2017/18 season, the carmaker even became a...