Automotive Sector, Lithium-Ion Battery Market

USA – Lithium-ion batteries are the source of choice of power for electric vehicles around the globe. The widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) has inevitably boosted the adoption of lithium-ion batteries, which is expected to increase further in the future. The growing adoption of EVs among consumers has helped boost the market for these energy-saving, pollution-reducing vehicles. [Read more…]

Demand for Japanese Performance Vehicles at Auction

2012 Lexus LFA

PALM BEACH, USA – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, will offer an enviable selection of Japanese performance cars during the 17th Annual Palm Beach Auction, April 11-13, all at No Reserve.

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Audi On Third Row At Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi for Daytona

Audi On Third Row Of The Grid At Daytona

– Filipe Albuquerque with Alex Job Racing is best Audi driver
– Teams are mainly focused on race preparation
– All four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars are thoroughly prepared

The best Audi R8 GRAND-AM will be starting into the 24-hour race at Daytona (Florida) from the third row. The fastest driver of the Audi customer teams in qualifying was Filipe Albuquerque. [Read more…]

Lotus Raises IndyCar Commitment

Lotus IZOD IndyCar Series 2012

Lotus IZOD IndyCar Series 2012

When Lotus entered the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, the regulatory requirement to supply multiple teams and the late timing of Lotus’ entry placed a significant restriction on the development programme. It was clear from the start that the 2012 season was going to be a huge challenge as Lotus debuted its IndyCar engine, but it was a challenge that Lotus was determined to meet. [Read more…]

Viva Lexus Vegas

Lexus returns to SEMA

Lexus returns to SEMA

Lexus returns to SEMA, the world’s largest specialist auto show, in Las Vegas next week with another display showcasing the work of America’s top customisers, plus its own latest sports designs.

For its fifth appearance at the show, Lexus is presenting nine cars, three of them special commissions that explore the potential for more extreme styling and performance. [Read more…]

3M And NASCAR Team Up

Diversified technology company 3M is offering UK vehicle wrappers and sign makers the chance to win an all expenses paid trip to the NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) Sprint Cup Series race in Florida, February 2012. This is the top prize in the 3M Commercial Graphics Wrap and Win campaign with NASCAR. Open to the UK vehicle wrapper community, sign makers and sign workshops, this full throttle campaign offers a host of attractive prizes to reinforce 3M’s position at the forefront of vehicle branding and advertising solutions. [Read more…]

Lotus Premieres at Pebble Beach Week

Lotus Evora GTE Road Car Concept

Lotus Evora GTE Road Car Concept

Lotus will again have a significant presence during the upcoming Pebble Beach week of automotive events showcasing:
1. The World Premiere of the Lotus Evora GTE Road Car Concept
2. The US Premiere of the North American only Exige Matte Black Final Edition [Read more…]