Ford Transit is joining History's "American Pickers"
as stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz travel around the United States,
searching remote and rustic locations for classic gems that can be
restored and resold. Wolfe and Fritz will drive a 2015 Transit, a
full-size van designed for commercial use, in their mission to find
biggest thing is, when the van is full, then we've got to come home.
I'm interested in real estate on wheels," Wolfe says during the episode
airing April 30. "There were four or five different vehicles I was
looking at, and…
Earth Day 2014 is business as usual at Nissan
Technical Center North America (NTCNA). Inside, a thermal ice storage
system efficiently reduces greenhouse gas emissions and lowers costs.
Translucent skylights energize employees and simultaneously reduce
energy consumption, helping trap heat on cold days. In the summer, white
roofs provide the opposite effect, cooling the building. Outside, a
massive recycling center salvages unused plastics, aluminum, steel,
wood, cardboard and other vehicle parts no longer in use, while in the
parking lot sits the only public electrical vehicle charging stations in
Imagine lugging more than 1.9 million trash cans to the curb on trash day. That’s what Toyota
has avoided doing over the last four years. Since 2009, Toyota has
reduced or avoided 1.9 million trash cans worth of waste at its sales
and logistics facilities across the country.
The 2015 Rallycross STI was prepared by Vermont SportsCar,
home of Subaru Rally Team USA. External design cues include a custom
widebody, an STI wing integrated with carbon fiber aerodynamic
enhancements, and a classic rally car-style...
has completed the installation of the UK's largest rooftop solar panel
array at its new state-of-the art Engine Manufacturing Centre at i54 South Staffordshire. The new facility has been designed with sustainability embedded throughout and has recently been awarded BREEAM's 'Excellent' rating for the design stage of the assessment for sustainable buildings.
than 21,000 photovoltaic panels, with a capacity of 5.8MW, have been
fixed to the roof of the Engine Manufacturing Centre, with plans to
increase this to over 6.3MW by the end of the year. It is estimated that
Fans have spoken and Audi
is responding with the all-new Audi A3 TDI Sportback set to arrive in
the U.S. in the summer of 2015. The A3 TDI Sportback is the latest model
to join the newly launched Audi A3 family and the expanded model lineup
of Audi TDI models.
A3 TDI Sportback is a premium, compact hatchback that pairs fuel
efficiency and coupe-like looks with the utility of a crossover. Its
quality engineering and advanced features offer ideal performance and
functionality along with...
is initiating a new social media program aligned with April's
Distracted Driving Awareness Month to call attention to the dangers of
texting while driving. In support of this first-ever National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) initiative,
Honda is launching the "Thumbs Up" (#ThumbsUp) social media campaign to
reach young drivers by utilizing the emoticons that are essential to
millennial texting, along with a video that illustrates the importance of safe driving.
Honda also is launching a Hispanic-focused "Hands on the Wheel" campaign with two videos, "World's Fastest Texter" and "Mom," which expound on safe driving with a…
We here at Tom Wood Automotive
do our best to be a positive part of our community, and we’re all very
proud when one of our own goes above and beyond to make a difference.
We’re pleased to announce that Don Frick, our Director of Fixed
Operations, has been awarded the first ever "Lincoln STAR" award by Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis.
A graduate of Lincoln Tech himself, Don understands the importance of
providing young people with inspiration as well as a concrete path to
visualize their goals.
Tech Campus President Tom Clark spoke in praise of Frick…
Jaguar North America
announced the continuation of its "British Villains" marketing campaign
today with new online creative featuring Tom Hiddleston. The renowned
British actor stars in a two- minute film, "The Art of Villainy," that debuted on YouTube today, as well as on the campaign's dedicated landing page, www.BritishVillains.com.
The new film showcases the Jaguar F-TYPE Coupe, available for sale May
2014, and continues to promote the brand's bespoke hashtag #GoodToBeBad.
The "British Villains" campaign captures the premise that Brits have long made the best villains in...
Children's car seats are historically bulky, hard to move and tedious to mount. This is why Volvo Cars
has designed a lightweight and inflatable rear-facing child seat
concept using groundbreaking technology. The seat is safe, easy to pack
and carry, and will enable parents to use it in many situations not
practical with the seats on the market today.
Abele, design manager at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center in Los
Angeles, and the designer behind the new seat, had...