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Audi Nearly Takes Top 3 in GT Class at 24 Hours of Daytona

Audi Nearly Takes Top 3 in GT Class at 24 Hours of Daytona

Chip Ganasi Racing Wins Daytona Prototype Class

Audi brought its top men the 24 Hours of Daytona and was nearly awarded with the top three positions in the GT Class. The Audi Customer Racing Teams, which were driven by Audi factory drivers for this race, finished first and second. A third Audi ...
28.01.2013 | 2119 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Delaying Introduction of Fuel Cell Vehicle for Lack of Technology

Mercedes Delaying Introduction of Fuel Cell Vehicle for Lack of Technology

Will likely partner with Renault-Nissan

Mercedes is delaying the introduction of the B-Class powered by a hydrogen fuel cell for a lack of technology and infrastructure. It is actively looking for a partner to develop a shared fuel cell powertrain to reduce costs. The most likely candid...
25.01.2013 | 398 views | 0 comments
Fernando Alonso Skipping Ferrari Test at Jerez

Fernando Alonso Skipping Ferrari Test at Jerez

Felipe Massa and Pedro de la Rosa Will Get First Test of Car

Fernando Alonso is skipping the first Formula 1 test session at Jerez to focus on physical training. Felipe Massa and Pedro de la Rosa will be at Jerez from February 5-8 for the test. Alonso will take his first track test of the 2013 Ferrari Formu...
25.01.2013 | 747 views | 0 comments
Bentley EXP 9F Edging Closer to Production with New Styling

Bentley EXP 9F Edging Closer to Production with New Styling

Company CEO says styling has been altered from concept

Bentley CEO Wolfgang Schreiber says that the EXP 9 F concept SUV is inching towards approval from Volkswagen Group. He said that the truck's final design will not look like the EXP 9 F concept from the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The plat...
25.01.2013 | 277 views | 1 comments
India May Be Next Major Automotive Growth Market

India May Be Next Major Automotive Growth Market

Automakers predicting it might be easier to succeed in than China

Now that Chinese growth is beginning to slow to more globally normal levels, automakers are beginning to look for the next major growth market, and one of leading contenders to be the location of the next boom is India. Not only is the market grow...
25.01.2013 | 909 views | 0 comments
Fiat's Union Agrees to Layoffs at Melfi Factory

Fiat's Union Agrees to Layoffs at Melfi Factory

Will be restructured to build new Jeep

Fiat's union has agreed to accept temporary layoffs from two production lines at its Melfi factory to allow it to reconfigure to produce the Fiat 500X and a shared Jeep platform in 2014. Fiat estimates it will cost €1 billion ($1.34 billi...
25.01.2013 | 2209 views | 0 comments
Fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf Taxis Coming to Zurich

Fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf Taxis Coming to Zurich

First 10 cars will be on the road soon

A fleet of 20 Nissan Leaf taxis will be on the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, by the end of the year. New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Amsterdam and Sao Paulo already have Nissan Leaf taxi fleets.   The first 10 taxis will be delivered in t...
25.01.2013 | 1083 views | 0 comments
20th Grand Prix Still a Slight Possibly for F1 in 2013

20th Grand Prix Still a Slight Possibly for F1 in 2013

Portugal, France, Germany, Austria and Turkey are all possibilities

Bernie Ecclestone is predicting that the 2013 F1 season will have 19 races since the New Jersey Grand Prix dropped out last year. However, he says that he is still in some form of negotiations with several European tracks.  Ecclestone had...
25.01.2013 | 332 views | 0 comments
Proposed EU Rule Would Force Fuel Stations to Offer Alternative Fuel

Proposed EU Rule Would Force Fuel Stations to Offer Alternative Fuel

Rule proposed by EU Transport Commissioner

European Union Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas has proposed a rule that would force fuel stations in all EU member states to offer alternative fuels. The new rule would include electric vehicle charging as well. "Developing innova...
24.01.2013 | 470 views | 0 comments
GM and PSA Reveal More Details on Vehicle Co-Development

GM and PSA Reveal More Details on Vehicle Co-Development

Each will be responsible for separate vehicle that will be shared

GM and PSA Peugeot-Citroën have released more details about their vehicle co-development joint venture that they announced on December 20. In a deal quite different from most automotive joint ventures, each company will separately development...
24.01.2013 | 401 views | 0 comments
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