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Chevy IndyCar Engine Offers Promise for Passenger Cars

BorgWarner honors Mark Kent, Matt Wiles for 2.2L twin-turbo, direct injection engine DETROIT – The unbeaten track performance of the new Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 engine is bringing acclaim to the engineers who created it and hope for its significant technology to find its way into passenger cars. Engineers Mark Kent and Matt Wiles, along with […]

Chevrolet Announces New SS Performance Sedan

Will compete in 2013 NASCAR and arrive in showrooms as 2014 model DETROIT – Chevrolet announced the return of a V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan to the U.S. lineup, the Chevrolet SS. The SS will also be Chevrolet’s next NASCAR Sprint Cup racecar and will debut in its race configuration at the 2013 Daytona 500. […]

Motor City Moms Make Their Marks on the Chevrolet Malibu

Mom engineers’ unique skills, insights enhance Chevrolet’s first global midsize sedan DETROIT – What can unite a blue-haired, roller derby jammer; a crash expert; an organic gardener with specially trained hearing skills, and a Harvard master’s degree candidate with a patent for lighting technology? In addition to being engineers and moms, they all bring expertise […]

Porsche Engineering Takes Over Proving Ground in Italy

Stuttgart/Nardò – In May 2012, the Porsche Engineering Group will be taking over responsibility for the Nardò Technical Center automotive proving ground in Apulia in southern Italy from Prototipo SpA. With more than 80 years experience in engineering services, the hundred per cent subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, will be further […]

CamaroNews.com Quickly Becoming the Premier Online Destination for Chevrolet Camaro Fans and News

CamaroNews.com is a web-based magazine dedicated to the Camaro! From the first Camaro in 1967 to the present day Camaros, CamaroNews.com provides news, product reviews, information, industry updates, and in-depth technical content. This site is owned and operated by long time car fanatic Ken Cunliffe. The CamaroNews network consists of the following: Website: http://www.CamaroNews.com Facebook: […]

Zip Corvette Celebrates 35 Years in the Fast Lane

Mechanicsville, VA – Zip Corvette is celebrating its 35th anniversary as a leader and innovator in the Corvette parts industry. Since its humble beginnings in 1977, Zip has steadily risen to the top as a trusted supplier of Corvette parts and accessories to enthusiasts all over the world. The history of Zip Corvette has all […]

Cadillac CTS-V Wins Best Performance Car Award

About.com Readers’ Choice Award takes Cadillac over performance rivals NEW YORK – The Cadillac CTS-V is the winner of About.com’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Performance Car. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to […]

STP Celebrates 40 Years with “The King”

– Brand to Sponsor Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Car – During the Second Annual STP 400 at Kansas Speedway DANBURY, Conn.- STP signed their first deal with Richard Petty in 1972, forever changing the motorsports sponsorship landscape. This year they are proud to celebrate their 40th Anniversary with “The King.” As part of the […]

New Chevrolet Racecar to Debut for 2013 Season

DETROIT – The countdown to the debut of Chevrolet’s next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar is underway. Chevrolet announced today that for the 2013 season, Team Chevy will be racing a vehicle based on a new nameplate to the brand’s lineup. Taking advantage of the new NASCAR rules, which allow manufacturers to display more of […]

INDYCAR Strikes Partnership With DreamWorks

INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR, the sanctioning body for the IZOD INDYCAR Series and Firestone Indy Lights, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (“IMS”) announced today a first-of-its-kind movie-themed collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) for the Company’s upcoming animated feature film “Turbo,” which is scheduled to be released on July 19, 2013. DreamWorks Animation’s “Turbo” […]