Category Archives: Auto News

Fast Feedback: Corvette Performance Data Recorder

Las Vegas, 2014-01-05 – Chevrolet announced at the Consumer Electronics Show today an industry-first Performance Data Recorder for the 2015 Corvette Stingray. The fully integrated system enables users to record high-definition video, with telemetry overlays, of their driving experiences on and off the track. Industry-first system features integrated video, audio and motorsport-inspired telemetry recording capability […]

Ford Offers SYNC AppLink for 3.4 Million More Customers; New Organization to Drive Global Connectivity Vision

Jan 3, 2014 | Dearborn, Mich. – Building on the pioneering SYNC® in-car connectivity system it launched in 2007, Ford Motor Company today announces new system investments and organizational alignments to deliver the industry’s best fully integrated connected car and digital consumer experience. “Ford was first to bring affordable and widely available advanced connectivity features […]

2015 Silverado HD, Sierra HD Pickups Revealed in Texas – Highest convention trailering rating of 19,600 pounds among advancements

Detroit – Chevrolet and GMC today revealed the all-new 2015 models of the Silverado HD and Sierra HD full-size pickups, featuring segment-leading capabilities across the range including the highest payload – 7,374 pounds – and the highest conventional trailering rating – 19,600 pounds. Silverado HD’s all-new exterior communicates strength and capability, while also enhancing aerodynamics […]

The All-New Lexus RC Set to Launch ‘In the Red’

Toronto, ON. (Dec. 23, 2013) – Not even Rudolph’s nose can compare to the striking red paint on the all-new RC Coupe. A more dynamic red exterior paint color is made brighter and with more contrast thanks to an entirely new painting process, using a two-color base of both silver and red. The shiny and […]

Hiding in Plain Sight: Keeping the Highly Anticipated New Ford Mustang Away from the Paparazzi

In the months leading up to the global reveal of the all-new Ford Mustang in early December, debating the exact shape of the car was one of the hottest topics for fans on the Internet. Helping fuel their speculation – while enabling the Mustang development team to log tens of thousands of test miles on […]

GM Uses Digital Tools to Dissect the Competition: Advanced technologies apply precision to competitive benchmarking

DETROIT – Precision not patriotism is the focus of red, white and blue light scanning used by General Motors’ Competitive Benchmarking team to surgically dissect competitor vehicles. The high-tech search for what is good and bad is conducted about three dozen times a year globally with models strategically selected that are all-new or feature industry-first […]

Security Top of Mind for 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe – Anti-theft advances and 360 degrees of safety designed for owners’ peace of mind

DETROIT – Customers of the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe will get a vehicle that offers a new level of security and one designed to deter thieves who target vehicle parts. Thwarting theft was a design focus of Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs. New standard features include a steering column lock that deters push-away and tow-away theft – a […]

First Retail 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback Crossing Barrett-Jackson Block to Benefit JDRF

The first retail unit of the all-new Ford Mustang will be sold at Barrett-Jackson Auction Company’s event in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Jan. 18, 2014. Offered at no reserve, all proceeds will benefit JDRF, the country’s leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research. For five decades, the Ford Mustang has symbolized freedom and independence for […]

Maserati Ghibli On Stage in Los Angeles At The Start Of The “Opposite of Ordinary” Era

Maserati celebrates the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli at the Los Angeles International Autoshow, following the highly successful worldwide launch of the Quattroporte in January. Also making its North American debut is the exclusive Quattroporte Ermenegildo Zegna Limited Edition concept featuring an unique color scheme, special mirror polished rims on tone and […]

With Self-Parking Technology and Obstacle Avoidance Capability, Ford Edge Concept Is Tomorrow’s Utility Today

Nov 20, 2013 | Los Angeles – Ford, the company that defined the crossover utility vehicle segment, today introduced new automated driving technologies in the Ford Edge Concept. The technologies include a push-button and remote-operated parking feature customers could use from either inside or outside the vehicle. Ford Edge Concept revealed today at Los Angeles […]