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2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Goes Lightweight With Aluminum Engine, Offers Ultimate In Handling - COMPLETE VIDEO

2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Goes Lightweight With Aluminum Engine, Offers Ultimate In Handling - COMPLETE VIDEO

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 8 -- -- With 550 horsepower and 510 ft.-lb. of torque, Ford's Special Vehicle Team (SVT) delivers the new Shelby GT500® with a 10 horsepower increase; an all-new 5.4-liter all-aluminum engine is 102 pounds lighter than the previous cast-iron engine and uses Ford-patented plasma-coating technology ... Continue reading

Updated Contract with Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association Keeps IMIS in Indianapolis Indefinitely

Updated Contract with Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association Keeps IMIS in Indianapolis Indefinitely

INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2010: After substantial growth following the inaugural International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) last year in Indianapolis, officials from IMIS and the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association (ICVA) have announced an unprecedented agreement to keep the show in Indianapolis indefinitel ... Continue reading

Consumers Pick Their Favorite Vehicles and Exhibit At the Chicago Auto Show

Consumers Pick Their Favorite Vehicles and Exhibit At the Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 21 -- Consumer voters proclaimed their favorites in five categories in the Chicago Auto Show's fifth annual "Best of Show" balloting. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DC14698LOGO-a ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/DC14698LOGO-b ) In voting conducted over the 10-day ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show TACH Wrap-up

2010 Chicago Auto Show TACH Wrap-up

Chicago Auto Show 2010 By Thom Cannell and Steve Purdy TheAutoChannel Detroit Bureau How was it this year, the first year of emergence before the predicted resurgence of the automobile industry? It was a like a Presbyterian service, not an AME service or Baptist revival. In other words, restrained, more so than even De ... Continue reading

Chicago Auto Show Readies for Big Closing Weekend

Chicago Auto Show Readies for Big Closing Weekend

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 With a favorable weather forecast on the horizon, organizers of the 2010 Chicago Auto Show are readying for a big closing weekend for the annual event at McCormick Place. "Mother Nature has been good to Chicagoans and has made it easy to get to and from the show this year," said John Phelan, chairman o ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Journey Earn Pet Safe Choice Awards

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Journey Earn Pet Safe Choice Awards

CHICAGO, Feb. 12 -- -- Bark Buckle UP's 2010 Pet Safe Choice Award recognizes the 2010 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2010 Dodge Journey as one of the 10-best vehicles to accommodate and secure pets -- Chrysler Town & Country is the best vehicle to transport people and pets with more than 65 minivan-first features, in ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Fusion Hybrid Wins 2010 David Hermance Vehicle Efficiency Award

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Fusion Hybrid Wins 2010 David Hermance Vehicle Efficiency Award

New Recognition Offered for the Automotive Product Destined to Transform the Market; Inaugural Award Honors Ford Fusion Hybrid's "Efficiency for the Mainstream" CHICAGO, IL February 10, 2010; The first-ever David Hermance Vehicle Efficiency Award was presented to the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Organized by BermanWorks, t ... Continue reading

Volvo Says Swedish Government Not Sold on EVs

Volvo Says Swedish Government Not Sold on EVs

Chicago Auto Show Feb 10, 2010; Byron Pope writing for WardsAuto.com reported that the Swedish government is not as keen on the future of electric vehicles as other European countries, a stance that has left Volvo Car Corp. largely on its own in the development of its C30 EV. “There’s a big push in many Europ ... Continue reading

Refreshed 2011 Hyundai Azera Arrives Boasting Improved Fuel Economy, More Horsepower and Lower Emissions

Refreshed 2011 Hyundai Azera Arrives Boasting Improved Fuel Economy, More Horsepower and Lower Emissions

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 10 -- The 2011 Hyundai Azera adds power and efficiency to a model known for its luxurious appointments. The updated large sedan now includes an advanced six-speed automatic transmission and other powertrain refinements raising the bar on fuel economy in its class, while still gaining horse ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Kia Motors Debuts 'Ray' Plug-In Hybrid Concept - COMPLETE VIDEO

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Kia Motors Debuts 'Ray' Plug-In Hybrid Concept - COMPLETE VIDEO

Kia Ray features aerodynamic design, innovative technology and plug-in hybrid capabilities - Kia Ray utilizes roof top "cool-glazing" solar glass and has a range of up to 746 miles (1200 kilometers) (Seoul) February 11, 2010 - Kia Motors America (KMA) today unveiled the Ray Plug-in Hybrid concept during a press confere ... Continue reading

Dodge: The Full-of-Life Brand Delivers More Style, Capability and Value - VIDEO ENHANCED

Dodge: The Full-of-Life Brand Delivers More Style, Capability and Value - VIDEO ENHANCED

<p>CHICAGO - February 10, 2010: The Dodge brand is charging into the 2010 Chicago Auto Show with two more repackaged model lineups. In addition to the newly upgraded 2010 Dodge Caliber, Avenger, Journey and Nitro packages introduced at the North American International Auto Show in January, the Dodge Car brand is showca ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Nissan Juke Crossover Confirmed for U.S. Market

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Nissan Juke Crossover Confirmed for U.S. Market

CHICAGO - February 10, 2010: Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today confirmed that an all-new small crossover SUV, the Nissan Juke, will join the Nissan lineup in the United States in fall 2010. The European version of the dramatically styled Juke will be revealed to the media on February 10th and makes its global publ ... Continue reading

Bridgestone Unveils Delta Wing Concept Race Car at Chicago Auto Show - COMPLETE VIDEO

Bridgestone Unveils Delta Wing Concept Race Car at Chicago Auto Show - COMPLETE VIDEO

CHICAGO - February 10, 2010: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) made major announcements at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show including the unveiling of the DeltaWing Concept Car at the Bridgestone booth, new tire products for 2010 and the 4th annual Safety Scholars Contest. BATO announced a new generation of Bridges ... Continue reading

2010 Chicago Auto Show: 2011 Honda Odyssey Concept Revealed +VIDEO

2010 Chicago Auto Show: 2011 Honda Odyssey Concept Revealed +VIDEO

The next-generation Odyssey adds sleek styling, new functionality and higher fuel economy to best-selling minivan CHICAGO, Feb. 10 -- The Honda Odyssey Concept, on display at the Chicago Auto Show, introduces a sleek and distinctive exterior styling direction for the next generation of the industry's best-selling miniv ... Continue reading

Dodge Challenger: Forty Years of a Dodge Muscle-car Legend

Dodge Challenger: Forty Years of a Dodge Muscle-car Legend

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 When the Dodge Challenger first entered in the muscle car ranks of Detroit's Big Three, it arrived with something its competitors didn't have: the greatest range of powertrain choices in the industry, from the small but durable 225-cubic-inch "Slant Six" to the fearsome "Elephant Motor" -- the 426 HEMI ... Continue reading

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