November 2017

Land Rover announces updates to 2018 Land Rover Discovery

(November 13, 2017) MAHWAH, N.J. — Following its introduction earlier this year as a 2017 model, the fifth generation Land Rover Discovery has witnessed strong sales in North America. Now entering its second year of production, Land Rover continues its momentum with the introduction of new technology features, enhancements to its suite of driver assistance systems, expanded powertrain availability and new design options for the 2018 Land Rover Discovery.

Mercedes GLC SUV and Coupe infused with AMG V8 power

(November 13, 2017) Mercedes-AMG set a milestone as early as 1999 with the ML 55. For the combination of high-performance engine in the skin of an SUV opened up an entirely new market segment. With its current mid-size Performance SUV — the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ SUV and Coupé plus the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ SUV and Coupé — the performance and sports car brand once again occupies an exceptional position among the competition.

Ford pilots new exoskeleton technology to lessen worker fatigue, injury

(November 12, 2017) DEARBORN, Mich. — Putting dishes on a high shelf or changing an overhead lightbulb occasionally might not be difficult, but could you imagine performing either of these tasks 4,600 times per day? How about 1 million times a year? These are the approximate number of times some Ford assembly line workers lift their arms during overhead work tasks.

840-horsepower 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon begins shipping

(November 11, 2017) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is out and is soon to be heading to a drag strip near you. Dodge//SRT started shipping the most powerful muscle car in history on Nov. 10.Just 3,300 customers (3,000 in the United States, 300 in Canada) will receive a limited-production, 840-horsepower 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon — the industry’s first and only purpose-built, street-legal production drag car.

'Beast of Turin' to be unleashed on the Grand Avenue

(November 10, 2017) LONDON — The incredible fire breathing ‘Beast of Turin’ will be starring in the spectacular Grand Avenue display at the 2018 London Classic Car Show at ExCeL London Feb. 15-18. Running through the very center of the show, The Grand Avenue is one of the award-winning event’s many stand-out features.

In essence, it is a dazzling automotive catwalk along which some of the world’s greatest classic road and competition cars are driven, thus bringing the show to life and adding another eye-catching dimension to the visitor experience.

Ram unveils special edition 2018 Hydro Blue Sport

(November 10, 2017) SAN ANTONIO — Ram has pulled the wraps off a new, special-edition 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport. The 2018 Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport will be the final special-edition Sport the Ram brand will offer in the 2017 calendar year. Previously, Ram launched Sublime (Green) and Copper Sport limited-edition trucks earlier this year and an Ignition Orange edition in late 2016.

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca turns 60

(November 10, 2017) MONTEREY, Calif. — On Nov. 9, 1957, the ribbon was cut at Laguna Seca Raceway at the start of its inaugural event, the eighth annual Pebble Beach Road Races held Nov. 9-10. Sixty years later, the iconic road course celebrates its diamond anniversary. The inaugural event was a continuation of the racing through the forest at nearby Pebble Beach that began in 1950 and ended six years later.

Daimler partners with computing experts on fuel cell technology

(November 10, 2017) STUTTGART, Germany — Fuel cell technology is an integral part of Daimler’s powertrain strategy. The company has already gathered experience with hydrogen-powered electric vehicles over several vehicle generations and millions of test kilometers around the world and recently presented the next step with pre-production models of the Mercedes-Benz GLC F‑CELL.