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American Le Mans Series: Michelin Delivers First Tires to DeltaWing

Tire Size Differential Shocking at First Glance Michelin today unveiled the first set of specially designed race tires for the 24 Hours of Le Mans-bound Project 56 DeltaWing team. One look at the unique sizes of the tires makes the radical nature of the DeltaWing prototype design obvious. The Delta Wing front tires are just […]

New ProCharger F-1X Supercharger for the X275 Class

Fresh off their complete redesign of the ProCharger F-3 series lineup (F-3A-121, F-3R-130 and F-3R-136) and the recent development of our new ProCharger RaceDrive™ unit, ProCharger is proud to announce the release of the new F-1X supercharger. The ProCharger F-1X supercharger was specifically designed/developed for the highly competitive X275 Drag Radial class. The F-1X shares […]

Cadillac CUE Wins Popular Mechanics Award

Only automaker to make magazine’s list of top gadgets at CES DETROIT – Cadillac CUE, the new user experience for intuitive in-vehicle connectivity and control, received a Popular Mechanics Top Gadgets of CES 2012: Editors’ Choice Award at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Cadillac was the only automaker selected. The awards […]

Play to Win with Interactive Chevy App for Super Bowl XLVI

20 Chevrolets, thousands of other prizes available through Chevy Game Time app DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced a first-of-its-kind app which will allow viewers of Super Bowl XLVI to play trivia, interact with each other via Twitter, participate in polls and possibly win one of 20 Chevrolets or thousands of other prizes. The Chevy Game […]

505 Horsepower – Some Assembly Required

First participant in exclusive Crate Engine Build Experience builds LS7 DETROIT – With his name inscribed on the “assembled by” plaque affixed to his new 505-horsepower Chevrolet LS7 crate engine, Jeff Kasper can point to his role in helping birth the high-performance engine for his project car. Kasper, a sales and business manager for a […]

New Pure Bentley Tablet App

Bentley’s beautifully produced motoring journal, Pure Bentley, is not only printed on an annual basis but is available to owners of mobile tablets. The Pure Bentley app is available to iPad users and owners of Android tablets. It features all the content of the printed version, along with selected film footage and other exclusive interactive […]

Ferrari Sound: iPhone App

Ferrari Sound is the first OFFICIAL Ferrari application that puts the power of real Ferrari engines in your hands. A must-have application for all Ferrari enthusiasts! A virtual garage exclusively with cars from Ferrari, each one of them unique in its looks and engine sound. All at hand thanks to the Ferrari Sound iPhone app. […]

Reed Timmer “Chasing the Storm Chasers” Bosch ICON Wiper Blade Giveaway Offer

Bosch recently launched the new ICON wiper blades. These bracketless wipers are designed without metal or plastic brackets, joints or hinges, which means their performance is an improvement over conventional wiper blades. To celebrate their release, Bosch is holding a contest where three lucky Facebook fans ( will win an experience of a lifetime: an […]

Autoweek Announces New Television Show

Autoweek’s Vinsetta Garage hosted by Courtney Hansen Premieres January 3 on Discovery’s Velocity Network DETROIT – In its five-decade history, Autoweek has expanded from its origins as a print magazine to creating and delivering content across multiple platforms. Next, Autoweek takes on primetime television with the debut of Autoweek’s Vinsetta Garage on Velocity, the network […]

Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT®) High-performance Vehicle Lineup Featured on Speed Channel’s ‘Test Drive’ on Sunday, Dec. 18

– Show host/champion road racer Tommy Kendall and special guests put four 2012 SRT® vehicles including Chrysler 300 SRT8®, Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, Dodge Charger SRT8, and Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT8 through their high-performance paces at unique locations in the U.S. and beyond – Premiere airs at Noon (EST) Sunday, Dec. 18 on the Speed […]