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Stephen Cox: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I Over the next few weeks you’re going to hear more about a new system called “V2V,” which stands for “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications for Safety.” It’s the latest electronic gadgetry that the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance

- All-new sophisticated design clearly inspired by 50 years of Mustang heritage evolved to attract wider array of customers and expand global market availability – Mustang now available with three engines offering a broader power of choice – a more powerful 5.0-liter V8, a 3.7-liter V6 and an all-new fuel-efficient 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine – Mustang […]

Track-capable Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Validated at Nürburgring

- Z/28 undergoes 10 hours or 1,000 miles of testing at Nordschleife – Fastest lap completed in 7:37.40 in rainy conditions DETROIT – Chevrolet revealed a video of the all-new, 2014 Camaro Z/28 lapping Germany’s challenging Nürburgring road course in 7:37.40, a time comparable with some of the world’s most prestigious sports cars. The Z/28’s […]

Chevrolet Wins 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series DP Engine Manufacturers’ Championship

Chevrolet Wins 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers’ Championship for the Second Consecutive Year LAKEVILLE, Conn. – For the second consecutive year, Chevrolet has won the GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype (DP) Engine Manufacturers’ Championship. Today’s win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort […]

Chevrolet Begins Shipping 2014 Corvette Stingray

All-new Stingray Coupes rolling out of Bowling Green plant for dealers nationwide BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet began shipping the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to dealers. “It’s an amazing sight to see the transporters filled with Stingrays heading to customers in all corners of the country,” said Dave Tatman, plant manager of General Motors’ […]

With World-class Performance and Contemporary Muscle-car Cues, the 2014 Challenger Continues to Excite Dodge Fans

- Democratization of performance: every new 2014 Dodge Challenger model is now available with a performance-tuned suspension, performance brake system and 20-inch aluminum wheels with wider all-season performance tires – Challenger Rallye Redline and R/T Redline feature unique roof or bodyside graphics with Red accent, plus head-turning Black Chrome 20-inch wheels with a red painted […]

The 2014 Dodge Charger Is The World’s Only Four-Door Muscle Car

- New Redline Package features unique 20-inch black chrome aluminum wheels with a red painted lip and inner backbone, Beats Audio and an upgraded 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with sport mode, cold-air induction system and sport-tuned exhaust raising output to 300 horsepower – Best-in-class fuel economy: 2014 Dodge Charger models with eight-speed automatic transmission deliver […]

Chevrolet’s Iconic Bowtie Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Origin still uncertain, but 215 million cars and trucks have worn the badge since 1913 DETROIT – Chevrolet’s globally recognized bowtie celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with 25 product launches helping the symbol find new roads around the world despite an origin that is still uncertain. In 1913, Chevrolet co-founder William C. Durant introduced […]

Ford Mustang Adds to Nearly 3,000 Credits with Leading Hero Car Role in Upcoming ‘Need for Speed’ Movie

- A one-of-a-kind, customized Ford Mustang plays a prominent role in the upcoming film from DreamWorks Studios, “Need for Speed,” based on the long-running video game series – Mustang fans have crowd-sourced a list of about 3,000 Ford Mustang appearances on the large and small screen over nearly five decades – Mustang made its silver […]

DreamWorks Studios and Ford Motor Company Announce Exclusive Partnership for Film Adaptation of Electonic Arts’ Need for Speed Video Game

‘Breaking Bad’ star Aaron Paul Teams with a One-of-a-Kind Mustang Hero Car Specially Designed for the Film by Ford LOS ANGELES – Today, DreamWorks Studios’ Stacey Snider, Partner and Co-Chair, and Ford Motor Company’s Jim Farley, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales and Service, are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership for the feature film […]