Wimbledon Champion and Porsche Brand Ambassador visits the Porsche Museum

STUGGART, Germany — After capturing her first ever Wimbledon title, Angelique Kerber, the Porsche Brand Ambassador stopped over in Stuttgart on Tuesday. She gave her first press conference in Germany after her historical triumph in the Porsche Museum. Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the world’s most prestigious tennis…

NAIAS will change dates at Detroit’s Cobo Center, starting 2020!

DETROIT, Michigan — As of 2020, the North American International Auto Show will no longer take in January. It would represent the first time in at least 50 years that the Detroit auto show will not take place in January. The 2019 show already is scheduled for the traditional mid-January time frame. The Cobo Center…

Bill Ford Jr. and Ford Aims to Revive Michigan Central Train Station

DETROIT, Michigan — Ford Motor Companies Bill Ford Jr. revealed his plan to transform the newly-acquired Michigan Central Station into the “centerpiece” of a new campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. “It feels like there is a kid inside of you that is giddy and can’t wait to come to work here,” said Bill Ford Jr….

General Motors names Dhivya Suryadevara CFO

DETROIT, Michigan – General Motors Co. announced the appointment of Dhivya Suryadevara as Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1, 2018. Suryadevara, will report to Mary Barra, GM chairman and CEO. “Dhivya’s experience and leadership in several key roles throughout our financial operations positions her well to build on the strong business results we’ve delivered over…

GMC Introduces 2019 Yukon Graphite Editions

DETROIT,Michigan — GMC announced the expansion of its premium Yukon line with the addition of two 2019 Graphite Editions. The all-new Yukon Graphite Edition offers a darkened exterior appearance, while the Yukon Graphite Performance Edition adds vehicle performance upgrades. The Graphite Editions are exclusively available on SLT trim vehicles and can be ordered on either…

BMW Brilliance Automotive expands battery factory in China

MUNICH, Germany — The BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture announced a comprehensive expansion of their China battery plant. Since 2009, the joint venture has invested more than 52 billion RMB (approx. 6.7 billion euros) in the BBA plants, and employs more than 16,000 people. At the “High-Voltage Battery Centre Phase II”, BBA will produce…

The new Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster

GERMANY — Mercedes Benz announced that it will release the Mercedes-AMG later in the year with: the new AMG GT S Roadster. The basis for the high Driving Performance of the new AMG GT S Roadster is the combination of a lightweight aluminum spaceframe, a Handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine, a seven-speed dual clutch…

Rolls-Royce Cullinan 2019 – luxury SUV –

Rolls-Royce Cullinan unveiled a first look at its all luxury SUV to the world on May 10, 2018. Promising luxury in its purest form blended with perfect practicality and off-road capability, Cullinan is effortless, everywhere. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “The launch of a new Rolls-Royce model is always a seminal moment…

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Plugs in and Boosts Performance

ATLANTA, Georgia — The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid solidifies its place in the lineup while making significant advancements over both the standard Cayenne and the preceding Cayenne S E-Hybrid it replaces. Those advantages include more power, quicker acceleration, a faster top speed, and increased electric-only range. The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid uses the same three-liter mono-turbo…

Tenneco is buying Federal-Mogul from Icahn Enterprises for $5.4 billion

NEW YORK — Icahn Enterprises L.P. announced entrance into a definitive agreement to sell its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Federal-Mogul LLC (“Federal-Mogul”) to Tenneco Inc. for $5.4 billion, comprised of $800 million in cash and 29.5 million shares of Tenneco common stock, of which 23.8 million shares will be non-voting shares that will convert to…