Archive for January, 2010

2011 BMW 740i and 740Li Sedans Pricing Announced

Six-Cylinder BMW Power Returns to the 7 Series in North America. Woodcliff Lake, NJ – As an exciting example of its EfficientDynamics engineering philosophy, BMW announced the North American debut of the 7 Series with a twin-turbocharged inline-6 engine. Featuring BMW’s award-winning inline-6 engine that produces V-8 power on six-cylinder fuel consumption, the new BMW […]

Warm-up For Rossi In A 458 Italia And Test Of The New F1 Simulator

Maranello – While Valentino Rossi is waiting for his test session in a Formula 1 single-seater, today he went onto the Fiorano race track to try the latest model from the Prancing Horse: the 458 Italia. Rossi, in Maranello for several meetings with the technicians to get ready for the tests in Barcelona, took the […]

Ferrari Drivers Academy – Ferrari Investing In The Future

Maranello – At the convention centre at the Fiorano race track, after the appearance of the Chairman, the drivers and the technicians, talking about the F10 single-seater on the day of its presentation, Ferrari presented a new and very important initiative for young drivers: the Ferrari Drivers Academy – a programme Ferrari uses to invest […]

Tesla Files S-1 Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

PALO ALTO, CA. – Tesla Motors, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. Tesla Motors designs, manufactures and sells high-performance fully electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components. The number of shares […]

Tesla Motors Opens Chicago Store

CHICAGO, IL. – Tesla Motors, the only automaker producing highway-capable EVs will celebrate the opening of its Chicago store on Thursday and offer test drives throughout the weekend of the world’s most exciting electric vehicle, the Tesla Roadster. The City of Chicago, in collaboration with Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition and Gas Technology Institute, was […]

39th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Top 10 Sold Vehicles

Rare weather conditions failed to stop last week’s 39th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale. Here are the Top 10 units sold as reported by Barrett-Jackson: 1 ) Hamilton Metalplane H-47, $671,000. 2 ) 1964 Shelby Cobra Roadster, $478,500. 3 ) 1963 Shelby Cobra Roadster, $401,500. 4 ) 1935 Cadillac Series 40 Fleetwood Imperial […]

Video: Baer Puts The Brakes On A Roush Mustang

Here’s a cool and informative video from the DUB TV crew. Baer puts the brakes on a Roush Mustang, and can do the job on just about any model! Find out why it’s not how fast you go, but how fast you can stop. Discuss in the Victory Forums »

Panamera Chosen as “Best Car”

Stuttgart – The Porsche Panamera has been chosen as the best car in its class yet another time. Today Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is receiving the next outstanding award for its new four-door Gran Turismo, with the readers of the renowned motoring journal “auto motor und sport” having chosen the Panamera right […]

Edmunds.com: Do Corvette’s Struggles Point to Larger Trend Among Sports Cars?

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Chevrolet Corvette sales showed significant erosion in 2009 and fell to their lowest level in almost 50 years, leading analysts with Edmunds.com’s AutoObserver.com to speculate whether this decline means consumers are becoming less interested in sports cars, in general. While acknowledging the soft economy’s impact, analysts with the site say they […]

EnerDel Parent Announces Stock Offering

The parent company of Indianapolis-based EnerDel has announced it hopes to raise $60 million through a stock sale. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ener1 Inc. (NYSE: HEV) says it will use the funds for general corporate purposes. The offering will be conducted through Jefferies & Co. Inc. EnerDel recently announced […]