Daily Archive: July 16, 2014

Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally lands on Google board

Google Appoints Alan Mulally to its Board of DirectorsMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – JULY 15, 2014 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced it has appointed Alan Mulally to its Board of Directors. A veteran corporate executive of the automotive and aviation industries, Mulally will serve on Google’s Audit Committee. His appointment was effective July 9, 2014.”Alan brings a wealth of proven business and technology leadership experience,” said Larry Page, CEO of Google. “I am so pleased that Alan is now joining Google’s board!””I am honored to serve on the …

Ram to go on a Rampage with new small pickup?

When people look back at today’s automotive industry, what do you think they’ll remember us for? The emergence of hybrids? Ever more expensive and exotic supercars? The dawn of the self-driving car? All likely scenarios, but so is the blurring of lines between one bodystyle and another, giving rise to hardtop convertible coupes and crossovers of every shape and size. But one bodystyle the North American auto industry has stayed largely away from in the past couple of decades is a car nose and …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will hit 199 mph, burn 1.5 gallons per minute [UPDATE]

Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower: Dodge Announces Pricing for Its New 2015 Challenger Model LineupStarting later in the third-quarter, Dodge is unleashing the Most Powerful and Fastest Muscle Car ever, along with the most capable and technologically advanced Challenger lineup ever – with a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $26,995The Dodge and SRT brands now offer the most complete lineup of muscle cars, loaded with even more performance, technology and world-class hardware:New 2015 Challenger SXT models with award-winning 305 horsepower Pentastar V-6 engine, new and…

2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo

Quick Spin 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo Top Z Grows Up A Little Inside And Out By Ben Wojdyla RSS feed Posted Jul 16th 2014 11:57AMEmail This If you blinked, you missed the opportunity to pick up the last iteration of the 370Z Nismo, because after just a touch over a year of availability, Nissan is replacing it with this updated 2015 model – the third 370-based iteration from the brand’s in-house tuner. Consider this version to be the 370Z’s swan song. An all…

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat’s 707 storming horses can be yours for $60k [UPDATE]

Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower: Dodge Announces Pricing for Its New 2015 Challenger Model LineupStarting later in the third-quarter, Dodge is unleashing the Most Powerful and Fastest Muscle Car ever, along with the most capable and technologically advanced Challenger lineup ever – with a starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $26,995The Dodge and SRT brands now offer the most complete lineup of muscle cars, loaded with even more performance, technology and world-class hardware:New 2015 Challenger SXT models with award-winning 305 horsepower Pentastar …

Daimler newest rumored suitor for MV Agusta

Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta has been riding down a rough road so far this year. Not only did it temporarily lose it license to sell bikes in California, rumors have kept popping up about it being sold to a couple of automakers. Fiat was reportedly considering the business for a possible purchase in March.The latest report of automaker interest in the motorcycle maker comes from Reuters, citing a German business newspaper that claims the automotive giant Daimler is approaching MV Agusta over the possibility of buying a minority stake. However, it’s hardly the automaker’s first flirtation with …