September 2015

Bentley reveals details of its new world's fastest SUV, the Bentayga

(September 9, 2015) CREWE, England — Bentley Motors today announced full details of its pinnacle, sector-defining new model, the Bentayga. The Bentley Bentayga combines unparalleled luxury with effortless performance and everyday usability.

Bentley says that with an all-new W12 powertrain, the Bentayga is the fastest, most powerful, most luxurious and most exclusive SUV in the world. It offers a true Bentley driving experience and showcases innovative technology features.

Volkswagen to unveil more powerful GTI Clubsport

(September 9, 2015) WOLFSBURG — At the beginning of 2016, the iconic sporty compact — the Golf GT I— celebrates its 40th birthday. Volkswagen will mark this historic event with a dramatic special edition: the new Golf GTI Clubsport. Volkswagen will present the production version at the Frankfurt International Motor Show  next week.

The evolution of the Mustang steering wheel — 1964 to 2015

(September 9, 2015) DEARBORN, Mich. — When Mustang first debuted in 1964 it singlehandedly defined the Pony Car segment and has been setting the standard for design ever since. It has influenced trends in every aspect of vehicle styling including the steering wheel. The all-new Mustang carries on that leadership trend. From bare aluminum and resin, to Alcantara-wrapped with drive-mode and steering-effort control, Ford is reinventing the wheel.

Toyota shows all-new Prius hybrid in Las Vegas

(September 9, 2015) LAS VEGAS — The Toyota Prius, the vehicle that pioneered the hybrid drivetrain, was reborn here Tuesday. The all-new, fourth-generation starred in a spectacular evening production of music, food and special effects to celebrate an industry icon in a way that was anything but expected.

Nissan leaves $11,990 starting price for Versa unchanged for 2016

(September 8, 2015) NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2016 Nissan Versa sedan, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The Versa sedan enters the new model year with its starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price unchanged at $11,990 (not including destination charge) for the Versa Sedan S with 5-speed manual transmission.

In addition, the SL grade has been reduced by $500, helping keep the strong sales momentum going for Versa Sedan.

Ford to debut Euro-spec Edge in Frankfurt; more SUVs coming

(September 8, 2015) COLOGNE, Germany — Ford of Europe has announced plans to expand its line-up and increase sales in the fast-growing SUV segment in Europe as well as significantly increase its offering of all-wheel drive technologies.

Starting early next year with the Edge large SUV, which debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week in European specification, Ford plans to launch five all-new or redesigned vehicles that will compete in the SUV and crossover space in Europe over the next three years.

How the Ford F-Series has helped own work throughout history and today

(September 8, 2015) DEARBORN, Mich. — In recognition of the Labor Day holiday honoring the achievements of American workers, Ford Motor Company is highlighting how Ford Trucks have helped our customers build a better world for nearly a century.

There’s a reason why Ford trucks own work. Ford’s involvement in some of the most challenging work projects in U.S. history demonstrates why Ford F-Series trucks have earned the trust of America’s hardest workers as the toughest, smartest and most capable trucks on the road.

The sports car legend enhanced — The new Porsche 911 Carrera

(September 8, 2015) ATLANTA — Celebrating its debut at the Frankfurt International Auto Show next week, the new 911 Porsche Carrera is taking performance and everyday usability to new heights. Innovative flat-six engines derived from four decades of turbocharging used in racing and on road cars not only make this the fastest 911 Carrera ever, but also provide abundant torque for superior passing power.

Nissan, Cummins cooperate on 2016 Titan pickup

By Casey Williams

(September 8, 2015) To say the Nissan Titan faces challenging headwinds would be the ultimate understatement. Only 7,175 of the trucks were sold in the U.S. YTD July. Putting that in perspective, it’s about 10 percent of Toyota Tundra sales during the same period and 1.5 percent of GM’s combined sales (Chevy Silverado plus GMC Sierra).

Bentley says its new Bentayga will be fastest SUV in the world

(September 5, 2015) Bentley claims its all-new Bentayga sport utility vehicle coming in 2016 is the fastest SUV in the world when outfitted with the W-12 engine. Rumors have it that the Bentayga can hit 200 mph. So now Bentley says the SUV has been clocked in testing at "an undisclosed location" at 301 km/h, which translates to 187 miles per hour.