Industry Insights

Press Release 06/18/2018

Toyota
TOYOTA CONTINUES ROLE AS LEAD AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATORIn his address to investors last month, Akio Toyoda spoke of transforming the company that bears his family name from an automaker into a mobility company.
Porsche
Porsche
PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS WEEKLY EVENT NOTES: MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018Porsche Wins at Le Mans – Twice. 911 RSR Earns GTE-Pro and GTE-AM Titles.
Honda Powersports
ROCZEN FOURTH OVERALL AT HIGH POINT NATIONALComing off the season’s first break and his first full week of solid training at home in Florida, Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen was eager to return to action at Pennsylvania’s High Point Raceway for round four of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
FCA US LLC
FCA 2017 NATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT WINS THE ALL-NEW 2018 JEEP® WRANGLER RUBICONFCA US LLC is pleased to announce that Christian Castro has been named the grand prize winner of its 2017 National Sweepstakes. News of Castro’s name being drawn was shared with the Lynwood, California, native as he celebrated his 24th birthday.
Rodeo Drive
1938 HISPANO-SUIZA H6B DUBONNET XENIA NAMED “BEST OF SHOW” AT 25TH ANNIVERSARY RODEO DRIVE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCEA 1938 Hispano Suiza H6B Dubonnet Xenia owned by the Mullin Automotive Museum was awarded “Best of Show” honors at the 25th anniversary Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance on Sunday.
Hyundai
Hyundai
HYUNDAI MOTOR ANNOUNCES OVERSEAS BUSINESS REORGANIZATIONHyundai Motor Company today announced organizational changes within its overseas operations, as the company grants greater autonomy to each region in an effort to spur sustainable growth and enhance innovation.
Volvo
VOLVO CAR USA ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT VOLVO CAR CHARLESTON PLANTVolvo Car USA has announced that Jeff Moore has been named Vice President, Manufacturing, Americas and plant manager for the Volvo Car Charleston Plant, effective July 16.
General Motors
CHEVROLET, BUICK, GMC AND ONSTAR THANK AMERICA’S FIRST RESPONDERS WITH SPECIAL PRICING PLANChevrolet, Buick, GMC and OnStar today announced the launch of a new program designed to recognize the bravery, dedication and resolve of America’s first responders.
Ford
FORD MOTOR COMPANY ACQUIRES ICONIC MICHIGAN CENTRAL STATION; WILL OUTLINE VISION FOR NEW CORKTOWN CAMPUS ON TUESDAYFord Motor Company has acquired the iconic Michigan Central Station and plans to transform it into the centerpiece of a vibrant new campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood that will serve as an innovation hub for Ford’s vision for the future…
Mopar
CAPPS, SCHUMACHER SCORE NHRA BRISTOL WINS, DOUBLE UP FOR MOPAR DODGE//SRTIt was a Father’s Day to remember for Mopar Dodge//SRT drivers Ron Capps and Tony Schumacher, who raced to victory in the Funny Car and Top Fuel classes, respectively, at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tennessee.
Toyota
TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WINS LE MANSTOYOTA GAZOO Racing wins the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours, taking an historic first victory at its 20th attempt.
Aston Martin The Americas
ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE RECORDS FIRST LE MANS POINTS FINISHAston Martin Racing’s brand new Vantage GTE recorded a double-points finish on its Le Mans 24 Hours debut.
Volvo
VOLVO CARS AIMS FOR 25 PER CENT RECYCLED PLASTICS IN EVERY NEW CAR FROM 2025Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made from recycled material.
Polestar
CARBON FIBRE PLAYS INTEGRAL ROLE IN POLESTAR 1 DEVELOPMENTOne of the key components in creating a responsive and agile driving experience in the new Polestar 1 is the extensive use of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP).
Subaru
SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC. SELLS FIRST ALL-NEW 3-ROW ASCENT® SUVSubaru of America, Inc. today announced the first sale of its all-new 3-row Ascent SUV to a loyal Subaru owner by Sommer’s Subaru in Mequon, Wisconsin. After taking delivery, the retailer’s staff held a small celebration for the new owner.
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