January 2011

Buick Regal offers three driving experiences

(January 2, 2011) DETROIT — Imagine racing up a twisting mountain road, taking each turn as confidently as a rally champ, and then cruising comfortably down a suburban boulevard, ensconced in luxury without ever changing vehicles. Too much to ask of one car? Not if that car is the all-new 2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo.

Jaguar and Land Rover win 80 international awards in 2010

(January 1, 2011) Jaguar Land Rover is celebrating a successful 2010 having received more than 80 international awards for its vehicles during the year. The awards were shared almost equally between the two brands.

Kia to show gull-wing concept crossover

(January 1, 2011) Kia will reveal a concept crossover vehicle with gull-wing doors at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 10.

Kia last month released a rendering of the vehicle, called the KV7, showing a boxy crossover with gull-wing second-row doors and what appear to be swiveling second-row seats.

Quick Lane vehicle maintenance to post record sales

(January 1, 2011) DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford’s Quick Lane vehicle maintenance business – the fastest-growing service brand in the industry — sold a record 1 million tires in 2010 and is on track to post record sales of more than $550 million for the year.