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Ford Paying $187,500 Severance to Hourly Workers from Genk, Belgium

Ford Paying $187,500 Severance to Hourly Workers from Genk, Belgium

The factory will close in 2014

Ford will pay $750 million in severance pay to the hourly workers from its Genk, Belgium, factory when it closes in 2014. The severance works out to an average of $187,500 to each of the 4,000 hourly workers.  The workers will be paid the...
20.03.2013 | 1372 views | 0 comments
Bentley Readying Two More Mulsanne-based Concepts

Bentley Readying Two More Mulsanne-based Concepts

One of the three concepts will be produced

Bentley says that it has two more concepts based on the Mulsanne to show. It showed a Mulsanne convertible concept behind closed doors at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The company's CEO says that at least one of the cars will likel...
20.03.2013 | 372 views | 0 comments
Honda Refreshing Odyssey Minivan at New York Auto Show

Honda Refreshing Odyssey Minivan at New York Auto Show

Car seems to be aimed at families

Honda will reveal a refreshed Odyssey minivan at the New York Auto Show on March 27. It did not release any images of the car, except for the name spelled out in cereal, which at least shows that Honda knows that the biggest buyers of the Odys...
20.03.2013 | 2522 views | 0 comments
Detroit Electric Name Reborn with Electric Sports Car Concept

Detroit Electric Name Reborn with Electric Sports Car Concept

Cars will be built in Michigan

Detroit Electric is a little-known electric carmaker from Detroit, Michigan, that built cars from 1907 to 1939. Now two former workers for Lotus Engineering - one from the US and one from England - have reformed the company and plans to begin buil...
20.03.2013 | 1525 views | 0 comments
Subaru Bringing Performance Concept and XV Hybrid to New York

Subaru Bringing Performance Concept and XV Hybrid to New York

XV Crosstrek Hybrid is company's first hybrid

Subaru has announced that it is bringing a performance concept to the New York Auto Show on March 27. It will also introduce the XV Crosstrek Hybrid, the brand's first ever production hybrid vehicle.  Subaru is keeping tight-lipped ab...
20.03.2013 | 665 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Gets First Exhibition in BMW Museum

Rolls-Royce Gets First Exhibition in BMW Museum

Meant to celebrate 150th birthday of Sir Henry Royce

Rolls-Royce is getting its first ever exhibition at the BMW Museum in Munich. The exhibit celebrates the 150th birthday of Sir Henry Royce who co-founded the company in 1904.  The exhibit includes 15 Rolls-Royce cars from 1907 to 2012 and...
20.03.2013 | 4678 views | 0 comments
Jochen Mass Will Drive 300 SLR Uhlenhaut for Mercedes at Goodwood

Jochen Mass Will Drive 300 SLR Uhlenhaut for Mercedes at Goodwood

Prince Heinrich Tour car will also hit the track

Mercedes has a very fun lineup of incredibly rare cars ready to bring to the Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 11 to 14. First, former F1 driver Jochen Mass will drive a 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, and it will also have two racecars built for the ...
20.03.2013 | 7037 views | 0 comments
Maserati Ghibli Found After 14 Years of Storage; Up for Auction

Maserati Ghibli Found After 14 Years of Storage; Up for Auction

Needs a complete restoration

Car enthusiasts dream about finding their dream car under a tarp in the back of an old barn in the middle of nowhere. Silverstone Auctions' International Trophy Sale has taken consignment on a 1968 Maserati Ghibli that was found in a stor...
20.03.2013 | 6185 views | 0 comments
Production 2014 Acura MDX Will Debut in New York

Production 2014 Acura MDX Will Debut in New York

Will be offered with 3.5-liter V6 with all-wheel or front-wheel drive

It appears that the New York Auto Show will be a big show for luxury SUVs. In addition to the Range Rover Sport, the production version of the 2014 Acura MDX will be revealed at the New York Auto Show on March 27.  The latest version of t...
20.03.2013 | 3969 views | 0 comments
Nürburgring Liquidator Will Begin Interviewing Buyers in April

Nürburgring Liquidator Will Begin Interviewing Buyers in April

Laws could protect the track for public use

The Nürburgring went bankrupt last year with roughly €500 million of debt and since then there are been an ongoing process where the track has been turned over to an independent liquidator that is responsible for finding a buyer for the ...
19.03.2013 | 960 views | 1 comments
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