Sleeker Design, More Advanced Technology And Improved Performance
Today, Ford partnered with its ambassador of Service, Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson, to introduce the new Mustang - the world's best-selling sports coupe and the company's most advanced Mustang ever. A host of improvements including new technology and design changes give owners ways to customize Mustang to their preferences, even better performance from more powerful engines and new MagneRide suspension technology. Customers have more ways than ever to personalize Mustang to make it their own, with three new paint colors, 12 distinct wheel choices and a customizable digital instrument cluster.
Once the crown jewel of the US auto industry, the annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has lacked a bit of its usual luster in recent years. That said, there was still plenty to see in Detroit this year. We encountered replacements for best sellers like the Toyota Camry, BMW 5 Series, and Ford F-150. Nissan grabbed plenty of attention on the eve of the show with its sporty vMotion all-electric concept car.
The all-new Ford GT features a digital instrument display in the car’s dashboard to present information quickly and easily to the driver, like the glass cockpit in airplanes and race cars. The innovative 10-inch-wide digital instrument display is far advanced from the original Ford GT, when the cockpit was hardwired with a fixed set of analog gauges, buttons and knobs across the dashboard to address every situation.
The Honda Ridgeline originally came out in 2014 and it was not a great seller. Rumor was that Honda was just going to abandon it and move on but now there is a new Ridgeline and Honda has been working on many improvements and it has paid off. The Ridgeline offers customers more choices than ever with a new two wheel drive option as well as lots of options and features. The second generation truck was designed, developed and is manufactured in America using domestic and globally sourced parts.
AMG - these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of this half-century, Mercedes-AMG has recorded numerous successes in motor sport and through the development of unique road-going vehicles, thereby repeatedly underlining its position as a highly successful sports car and performance brand - and today this is truer than ever.
More sports cars from Mercedes-AMG on 50th anniversary
Mercedes-AMG celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. To the theme of "50 Years of Driving Performance", the sports car and performance brand is marking the occasion by extending the AMG GT family of sports cars with the new Mercedes-AMG GT C. Hence, the AMG GT C Roadster will now be joined by a Coupe version of the same model line.
Day 2: Star Power Exemplifies Industry Transformation
NAIAS - Detroit Auto Show
Day Two of NAIAS saw dozens of icons take the stage and shed light on the future path of the auto industry. From Akio Toyoda and Carlos Ghosn laying out their views on how the industry will develop, to world premieres that will redefine the automotive landscape, NAIAS was the place to be for thousands of journalists seeking the latest and greatest automotive innovations.
Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 North American Car of the Year
Game-changing long-range electric earns brand’s fourth award in four years
Chevrolet Bolt EV is the 2017 North American Car of the Year. The Bolt EV’s recognition marks the fourth time in four years that Chevrolet has received the North American Car of the Year or Truck of the Year award, following the Corvette Stingray and Silverado’s wins in 2014 and the Colorado’s award in 2015. "The Bolt EV fulfills Chevrolet’s promise to offer an affordable, long-range electric," said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, GM Global Product Development. "It is a game-changer that is not only a great electric vehicle; it’s a great vehicle -- period."
Toyota Concept-i Makes The Future Of Mobility Human
Advanced artificial intelligence learns from and grows with the driver
Imagine if the vehicles of the future were friendly, and focused on you. That's the vision behind Toyota's Concept-i. Announced today at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the groundbreaking concept vehicle demonstrates Toyota's view that vehicles of the future should start with the people who use them.
When it came to thinking about the future of family transportation, FCA US called upon the people who will own and live with such a vehicle - millennials working inside the company’s design and engineering functions – to collaborate on ideas. Armed with research on what the millennial generation values and desires, the team created a forward-thinking interpretation of the "fifth generation" of family transportation - the Chrysler Portal concept, created by millennials for millennials.
Michael Steiner and Malte Radmann talking about the future of sports car development Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board - research and development - at Porsche AG, and Malte Radmann, General Manager of Porsche Engineering, talking about the future of sports car development and innovative engineering services.
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