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The All-New Range Rover

Lighter, stronger and more refined, the world’s finest luxury SUV
Unmistakeably a Range Rover, a modern interpretation of iconic design cues
World’s first SUV with a lightweight all-aluminium monocoque body structure
420kg weight saving over outgoing model delivering improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions
An unrivalled breadth of capability with transformed handling and agility
State-of-the-art adaptive dynamics to further improve peerless ride quality
Enhanced all-terrain performance with introduction of Land Rover’s Terrain Response® 2 Auto
The pinnacle of SUV refinement, with a more spacious and luxurious interior and a truly composed driving experience
British designed and engineered at Land Rover’s development centres in the UK
Manufactured in a new, state-of-the-art aluminium manufacturing facility, Solihull, UK

The all-new Range Rover is the most capable and most luxurious Land Rover yet.  Lighter, stronger and with new levels of refinement, the Range Rover reinforces its position as the world’s finest luxury SUV.
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Chevrolet Trax all set for world premiere in Paris

Trax boasts true Chevrolet SUV looks
Modern, well-organized and flexible interior
Choice of three engines: 1.4L turbo, 1.6L gasoline engine, 1.7L diesel
On-demand all-wheel drive system for off-road adventures
Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system to feature navigation app

It is fair to say that Chevrolet knows a little about SUVs, having invented the class over 75 years ago with the introduction of the Suburban Carryall in 1935. In just a few weeks’ time, the all-new Chevrolet Trax will celebrate its world premiere at the Paris motor show on September 27, representing Chevrolet’s first entry to the fast growing small SUV segment. Trax will round out Chevrolet’s offer of stylish SUVs alongside Captiva.
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ROLLS-ROYCE CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF THE GAMES WITH A HISTORICAL MILESTONE FOR THE COMPANY

ROLLS-ROYCE CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF THE GAMES WITH A HISTORICAL MILESTONE

Rolls-Royce celebrated the success of the Games at the Closing Ceremony last night when three Rolls-Royce motor cars sported newly-designed badges for the first time in the company’s 108?year history. The new badges, designed by the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Design Team, replaced the traditional double R-R for the first time since the company started in 1904.
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From motorsport to series production: the digital rear-view mirror

Intelligent camera/monitor system ensures an ideal view
New technology goes into series production with the Audi R8 e-tron
Successful debut in the Audi R18 Le Mans race car

Audi is set to make driving even safer with a new technology: the digital rear-view mirror delivers brilliant images and is due to enter small-scale production in the Audi R8 e-tron at the end of this year. This model – like the current Le Mans winners – has no rear window and hence no conventional rear-view mirror. Its high-tech successor is the digital rear-view mirror – a camera/monitor system.
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Audi Introduces R8 Exclusive Selection Editions for 2012


Audi today announced 2012 R8 models created exclusively for the U.S. market. Building on the award-winning R8 V8 and R8 V10 Coupes, the Exclusive Selection Editions will arrive in limited volume later this month. Only twenty 2012 Exclusive Selection Edition R8 V8 vehicles and thirty 2012 Exclusive Selection Edition R8 V10 vehicles will be produced.
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All-New 2013 Honda Accord Will Debut with Premium and Sophisticated Exterior Styling


Most sculpted Accord ever is bigger on the inside and smaller on the outside

Honda today revealed the first images of the much anticipated all-new 2013 Honda Accord Sedan and Accord Coupe, set to go on sale this fall. The most sculpted Accord ever delivers an even more spacious and luxurious passenger cabin wrapped in an upscale, sophisticated exterior designed to stand the test of time.
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Ford C-MAX Hybrid Earns 47 City, 47 Highway, 47 Combined – an EPA Rating Hat Trick; Beats Toyota Prius v by up to 7 MPG

All-new 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid delivers EPA-certified 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway ratings – 7 mpg better than Toyota Prius v on the highway – for a 47 mpg combined rating
Ford’s first hybrid to achieve equal city and highway ratings, the versatile C-MAX Hybrid also is expected to offer 15 class-exclusive features such as the available hands-free liftgate
C-MAX Hybrid launches this fall as part of Ford’s power of choice strategy to deliver leading fuel economy across its lineup while tripling electrified vehicle production capacity by 2013

Ford Motor Company once again raises the hybrid fuel-economy bar with the all-new Ford C-MAX Hybrid, which is now officially EPA-certified at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined – beating Toyota Prius v by up to 7 mpg.
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Dodge to Withdraw from NASCAR at Conclusion of 2012 Season (video)

SRT Motorsports announced today that Dodge will withdraw from NASCAR competition at the conclusion of the 2012 season.

Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – Street and Racing Technology Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC, made the announcement during a media teleconference call. The decision affects current involvement in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series. Penske Racing currently fields two Dodge Charger cars in the Sprint Cup Series and two Dodge Challenger cars in the Nationwide Series.

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Production Begins for 2013 Cadillac ATS

All-New Compact Luxury Sport Sedan to arrive in showrooms in August

The first 2013 Cadillac ATS compact luxury sport sedan intended for public sale was built today at the Lansing Grand River assembly plant in Michigan, culminating a massive design and development project.
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HAMANN thumbs its nose at the series turbo

HAMANN-Motorsport has really turned the Porsche Panamera into a rocket.  Even from the factory the Gran Turismo is already blessed with loads of performance, but this is still not enough for the Laupheim-based refiner. They’re crowning the Panamera as a super sports car with 603 hp/ 443 kW. This is music to the ears of Turbo and Turbo S owners, as this powerhouse is bringing vitality to both models. (Continued)