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Gordon Miller Buehrig – famous automobile designer of the 20th century

Gordon Miller Buehrig (June 18, 1904 – January 22, 1990) was a noted automobile designer. Born in Mason City, Illinois, he had early design experience with Packard, General Motors and Stutz. In 1929, he was responsible for designing the bodies of the Stutz Black Hawks entered at Le Mans. At age 25 he became chief […]

Camaro Z/28.R Sends Historic Name Back to the Track: New era begins at Daytona with IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Daytona Beach, Fla. – The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns to its racing roots this week when the all-new Camaro Z/28.R race car debuts in a 2.5-hour endurance race ahead of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. It will be one of the most production-based competitors on the track, sharing aero, engine and even axle components […]

Volkswagen Beetle – Concept car at North American International Auto Show

The Volkswagen Beetle (also sold as the Volkswagen Coccinelle, Volkswagen Maggiolino or Volkswagen Fusca in some countries) is a compact car manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen introduced in 2011 for the 2012 model year, as the successor to the New Beetle launched in 1997. It features a lower profile while retaining an overall shape recalling […]

The Volvo Concept XC Coupé took awards for both “Best Concept Vehicle” and “Best Use of Color, Graphics, and Materials”

The Volvo Concept Coupe is a concept car first reviled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013. The concept car is based on Volvo’s new platform Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) which will provide the technical foundation for all future Volvo models. The front wheels are driven by a four-cylinder two-liter petrol engine from Volvo’s […]

The 2015 Ford Mustang won the EyesOn Design “Best Production Vehicle” award at the Detroit show

Sixth generation (2015—): The vehicle was unveiled on December 5, 2013, in Dearborn, Michigan; New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; Barcelona, Spain, Shanghai, China; and Sydney, Australia. Changes include widened body by 1.5 inches, 1.4 inches lower body, trapezoidal grille, and a 2.75-inch lower decklid, as well as new colors. The passenger volume is […]

NAIAS – North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is an annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center, usually in January. It is among the largest auto shows in North America. The first auto show was held in Detroit in 1907 at Beller’s Beer Garden at Riverside Park and since then annually except 1943-1952. […]

OPP Wrap Up 2013 Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign

ORILLIA, ON, Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ – An early thank you to Ontario drivers seems to have paid off for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as they report significantly fewer impaired driving charge and Warn Range Suspension totals for their 2013 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) Campaign. The campaign ran from November 23 to […]

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 […]

2014 Genesis Coupe Sports Delivers Aggressive Design, Serious Performance Credentials

Markham, Ontario (December 23, 2013) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced that its rear-wheel drive Genesis Coupe sports car will receive a series of performance and feature enhancements for 2014. The enthusiast-focused 2.0T R-Spec model gains new high-performance bucket seats with larger side bolsters designed to hold occupants firmly in place against high lateral […]