“It's great to see this momentum that we are having. As you have seen [on Friday], we tried a new front wing for example in the morning. And so far the car is doing what we expect from it. So it's great to see this correlation. I'm very happy.” … [Read more...] about McLaren had “best start for many, many years” to F1 testing
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Speaking of colors, the report says that 2021 will see two exterior shades retired, with two new shades coming aboard. Blade Silver will be replaced by Silver Flare, and Long Beach Red will be swapped with Red Mist Metallic. It’s not exactly a mind-blowing revelation, but there will be at least some differences for 2021. … [Read more...] about 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Will Still Start At Under $60,000
“So that launch for me was the best of the entire season. To get the win in Q4, that allowed us to finish the season out with an exclamation point [Speed went on to win the COTA final, having clinched the title in the semis]. I thrive for the pressure moments that decide championships! That’s why I do this, that’s why I love motorsports so much.” … [Read more...] about Secrets of Speed: An all-American rallycross maverick
Two months after taking office as the new CEO at Audi, Markus Duesmann is setting up a unit for the accelerated development of additional automobile models. The head of the “Artemis” high-tech project will be Alex Hitzinger, a successful motorsport chief engineer and currently in charge of autonomous driving in the Group. He will work with a team of automotive and technology experts to – as a first step – “develop a pioneering model for Audi quickly and unbureaucratically,” says Duesmann. Resources and technologies of the entire Volkswagen Group are potentially available for this. Duesmann and his Volkswagen Group colleagues also expect the “Artemis” project to provide a blueprint for the future agile development of cars throughout the Volkswagen Group. … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
Toyota launched its first hybrid vehicle 20 years ago, and the circumstances surrounding environmentally friendly vehicles have since changed dramatically. The growing popularity of the Prius led to the creation of a new customer standard of choosing cars based on their environmental performance. As the number of companies developing and launching hybrid vehicles increased, so a new segment of "hybrid vehicles" was established. In addition, now that customers around the world are opting to purchase hybrid vehicles and other fuel-efficient vehicles, the entire automobile industry has been able to contribute to the solution of global environmental problems. Having passed the 10 million vehicle milestone, Toyota will continue to create ever-better cars for its customers. … [Read more...] about Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrids to date