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New Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Completes Dodge’s Most Powerful Muscle Car Lineup Ever for 2018

Press Release June 27, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – When the new 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon raced down the drag strip to open the New York Auto Show in April, Dodge unleashed the ultimate street-to-strip car. Today, the brand is following up on its performance car mantra, introducing the new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, answering enthusiasts who have been clamoring for a factory-production Hellcat with even more grip. “The new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody completes our strongest Dodge muscle car lineup in history,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT – FCA North...

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Cadillac Builds on V2V Deployment with V2I Development

Press Release NEW YORK – Cadillac’s CTS sedan, one of the first production vehicles in the world to contain Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication, has now successfully demonstrated Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability in Michigan. Cadillac CTS development vehicles received real-time data from traffic controllers on signal phasing and timing during successful demonstrations recently conducted in collaboration with Michigan road agencies. V2I connects the Cadillac development vehicles to its surrounding infrastructure, allowing the vehicle to alert the driver of safety, mobility or environment-related conditions ahead. The traffic signals, located adjacent to the GM Warren Technical Center campus at the intersections of 12 Mile...

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Giulia Quadrifoglio takes home top honors from Texas Auto Roundup at Circuit of The Americas

Press Release All-new 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Wins Three Awards from the Texas Auto Writers Association May 9, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The all-new 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio was crowned “Car of Texas” and also took home honors for “Performance Sedan of Texas” and “Most Drives” at the Texas Auto Roundup hosted by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). “The Giulia Quadrifoglio took to the track at Circuit of The Americas and thoroughly impressed our journalists with its nimble handling, compelling Ferrari-derived 505-horsepower V-6 engine along with its true Italian...

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$21.7 Million at Mecum Houston 2017 Collector-Car Auction

Press Release Large Crowds Lead to 70-Percent Sell-through Rate at Annual Event  Walworth, WI –April 13, 2017 – Overall sales totals at the Mecum Houston 2017 collector-car auction held this past weekend at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas, reached $21.7 million. With 793 vehicles offered throughout the three-day auction, an impressive 70-percent sell-through rate was achieved as 554 cars hammered sold.Held during the same weekend as the Houston Auto Show, the Mecum Houston 2017 auction was host to large crowds all three days as auto enthusiasts from across the country poured into NRG Park for a double dose...

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New Audi R8 LMS GT4

Press Release Audi Sport customer racing headed for growth. Ingolstadt/New York, April 11, 2017 – Audi Sport GmbH premiered the GT4 version of its R8 LMS racecar on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. It’s the newest addition to the Audi Sport customer racing program. Audi has offered the Audi R8 LMS GT3 racecar since 2009, followed by the second generation of this successful model in 2015, and the RS 3 LMS for the TCR category in 2016. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 stands for production-based racing. Directly derived from the road-approved Audi R8 Coupe V10,...

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