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Mercedes-Benz USA Partners with Mattel to Create a Toy Car That Challenges Gender Stereotypes

Mercedes-Benz USA Partners with Mattel to Create a Toy Car That Challenges Gender Stereotypes

ATLANTA--If you give a girl a toy car, would she imagine winning a race or would she trade it in for a tea set? According to researchers, most young girls would go for the tea set, thanks to beliefs formed at an early age that some toys are meant for boys and others for girls. To challenge these perceptions, Mercedes-B ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Featuring "Don't Miss" Car and Truck News Made April 14-20, 2019

NY Auto Show; World Car Awards; Ward's Inside Story; Lincoln Corsair; Autobrake Stops; Ford and Mahindra Developing; Dieselgate Continues; European Car Sales Sputter; Mazda and Dodge Recalls; Park For Off-roaders; 1000th F-1 GP; Dakar Back To Africa; Cars2Go Mercedes Went; Notre Dame Rebuild Fund Helped By Nissan ... Continue reading

Toyota Yaris WRC Takes on the Twisting Turns of Corsica

Toyota Yaris WRC Takes on the Twisting Turns of Corsica

Tour de Corse: Preview - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team takes the lead of the drivers', co-drivers' and manufacturers' standings to the French island of Corsica for the first pure asphalt round of the season, the classic Tour de Corse. Championship leader Ott Tanak will look to continue his recent run of podium f ... Continue reading

Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Wins King of The Hammers for 11th Consecutive Year with Podium Sweep

Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Wins King of The Hammers for 11th Consecutive Year with Podium Sweep

Mitch Guthrie Jr. Defends King of The Hammers Title with First-Place Victory in New RZR XP® Turbo S Velocity ... Continue reading

Team Wild Grace Ready to Conquer the 2018 Rebelle Rally with the Nissan Armada

Team Wild Grace Ready to Conquer the 2018 Rebelle Rally with the Nissan Armada

This won't be a typical week at the office for work-from-home mothers Sedona Blinson and Leah Heffelfinger. But it will be filled with terrain familiar to the Nissan Armada. ... Continue reading

Polaris Named to Fortune 500 List

Polaris Named to Fortune 500 List

MINNEAPOLIS--Polaris Industries Inc. , a global leader in powersports, announced today it has been named for the first time to the Fortune 500. Making its debut on this prestigious list, Polaris ranked No. ... Continue reading

Albatec boss Andy Scott returns for Sol Rally Barbados in Fiesta R5

Albatec boss Andy Scott returns for Sol Rally Barbados in Fiesta R5

Albatec boss Andy Scott returns for Sol Rally Barbados in Fiesta R5 Dumfries, Scotland (UK) — 18 April 2018: Albatec Racing Team Principal Andy Scott is set to revisit Sol Rally Barbados (Sol RB18) in June at the wheel of a 2017-spec, ... Continue reading

New Polo for Driving Thrills: The Volkswagen Polo R Supercar

New Polo for Driving Thrills: The Volkswagen Polo R Supercar

The stage is set for the title defence: Volkswagen Motorsport's new Polo R Supercar has been unveiled in Autostadt Wolfsburg. The 570-hp four-wheel drive powerhouse for the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) has a new look. ... Continue reading

AUTOMOBILE Announces 2018 All-Stars

AUTOMOBILE Announces 2018 All-Stars

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2018 -- TEN: A Discovery Inc. Company today announced that AUTOMOBILE, America's leading automotive lifestyle brand, revealed its 2018 All-Stars at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Eight cars were honored this year from a pool of 26 all-new, heavily revised, or significant variants of vehic ... Continue reading

Road America Extends Partnerships With Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch and Torke Coffee

Road America Extends Partnerships With Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch and Torke Coffee

Wis., February 21, 2018 - beverages and select non-carbonated beverages served at Road America. Lakeside Pepsi Cola has been an official partner since 2013. ... Continue reading

2019 Toyota TRD Pros Typify Ultimate Off-Road Performance

2019 Toyota TRD Pros Typify Ultimate Off-Road Performance

Next-Generation 4Runner and Tundra TRD Pro Feature All-New Fox shocks; Tacoma TRD Pro to Feature New TRD Desert Air Intake •Fox 2.5-inch Internal Bypass Shocks Featured on Entire TRD Pro Lineup •Tacoma TRD Pro Offers Available TRD Desert Air Intake •New TRD Roof Rack on 4Runner TRD Pro •Tundra TRD Pro Fitted wi ... Continue reading

All-New Polaris RZR® RS1 Victorious in Competitive Debut

All-New Polaris RZR® RS1 Victorious in Competitive Debut

Full Size Small Preview Thumbnail Factory RZR Driver Ronnie Anderson Validates Polaris' New Single Seal Race-Inspired RZR RS1 with Dominating Victories at the WORCS season opener at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, February 3. Ronnie's RZR RS1 was only upgraded to meet racing safety requirements. ... Continue reading

Dakar Stage 12 Canceled Due To Heavy Rain

Dakar Stage 12 Canceled Due To Heavy Rain

Dakar organizers made the decision to cancel the first half of Stage 12 on the night of January 17, due to safely concerns. The predicted heavy fog in the early morning, when the bikes start, was a concern, preventing the race-control helicopter to secure the safety of the stage, and heavy rain had caused the rivers to ... Continue reading

TEAM O’NEIL RALLY SCHOOL TO OFFER RALLY CAR RIDES ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

TEAM O’NEIL RALLY SCHOOL TO OFFER RALLY CAR RIDES ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

DALTON, NH JANUARY 2018 – On Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10am-2pm guests can visit the Team O’Neil Rally School facility in Dalton, NH to sit in the co-driver seat and get sideways and airborne on some of the school’s 6 miles of private, purpose-built rally roads. It’s an opportunity for many people to liv ... Continue reading

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