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Land Rover Installs the UK’s Largest Rooftop Solar Panel Array

Land Rover 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.



More 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 the system…
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The Audi A3 TDI Sportback is Coming Soon

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.

The 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...
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Honda Launches #ThumbsUp Safe Texting Campaign

Honda 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…
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Tom Wood Automotive Fixed Ops Director Receives Lincoln Tech STAR Award

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.



Lincoln Tech Campus President Tom Clark spoke in praise of Frick…
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Jaguar Continues British Villains Campaign with New Art of Villainy Clip

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...
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Volvo Develops Inflatable Child Seat Concept

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.


 
Lawrence Abele, design manager at the Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center in Los Angeles, and the designer behind the new seat, had...
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Ford Debuts Exclusive Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

Fifty years after debuting one of the world's most popular cars, Ford is marking the milestone by revealing a Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. Created to honor five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1,964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built when it goes on sale this fall.



"When Mustang was approved for development more than 50 years ago, I don?t think anyone imagined it would...
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Land Rover Debuts Discovery Vision Concept

Land Rover has finally revealed its Discovery Vision Concept SUV in New York. It is a vision of Land Rover's future family of Discovery vehicles, the first model of which is due in 2015. The concept car previews dynamic new design language and an array of innovative versatility and capability features, while also showcasing pioneering technologies from Land Rover's advanced research division.



The Discovery Vision Concept was unveiled alongside a scale model of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft at a spectacular event...
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