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2014-03-04 04:20:29

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Supercharger locations and service centers enhance customer experience In order to serve a growing customer base in Europe, Tesla will open more than 30 new service centers and stores across the continent, the company announced today at the Geneva Motor Show. Tesla will also continue rapidly expanding its Supercharger network, allowing Model S drivers to travel long distances across Europe for free. The...

2014-03-03 12:22:25

Double-digit gains across Sprinter and smart model lines MONTVALE, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported sales of 24,971 across the Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart model lines, a 3.8% increase over the 24,051 vehicles sold in February 2013, making it the highest volume on record for the month. The Mercedes-Benz brand alone achieved record February retails of 22,609, increasing 2.6% from the same time last year, while year-to-date sales rose...

2014-03-03 12:21:17

Porsche dealers sell 3,232 vehicles ATLANTA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche Boxster, Cayman and 911 sports cars, Panamera four-door sports sedans, and Cayenne SUVs, today announced February 2014 sales of 3,232 vehicles, an increase of 15 percent compared to the same period last year and making it the best February on record for Porsche in the U.S. Year-to-date sales total 6,328 units,...

2014-02-27 12:21:50

Bill Jacobs showcases excellence of MX-5 Miata through the years JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The automotive industry has undergone countless changes in the past 25 years; however, the MX-5 Miata is one of a select group of vehicles that have stood the test of time by maintaining its class-leading quality for a quarter century. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN72840) Since its release 25 years ago, the MX-5 Miata has been a staple its...

2014-02-27 08:22:24

Complete Porsche lineup can be found at Aristocrat Porsche in Merriam, Kans. MERRIAM, Kan., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It really is crude to call any Porsche vehicle "entry level," but every automaker must have one, and for Porsche it is their Boxster convertible. Equipped with a standard 265-horsepower engine and capable of going from 0-60 mph in less than 5.8-seconds, by the numbers, the 2014 Porsche Boxster is anything but entry level. However, the Boxster's performance...

2014-02-19 16:20:17

DETROIT, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) has selected the Chrysler Group's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Viper as its "Collectible Car of the Future." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/DE67985 ) NAHC members vote annually to name the "Collectible Car of the Future" from North American-built vehicles launched during the previous calendar year. The SRT Viper was selected from 19 all-new vehicles introduced in...

2014-02-11 23:02:52

Texas Tuner Transforms America’s Sports Car into American Supercar Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 In association with AutoNation, Hennessey Performance (HPE) will display the company’s most powerful Corvette Stingray built to date—the 2014 HPE700 Twin Turbo—at the Boca Raton Concours in south Florida. The HPE700 Twin Turbo will be unveiled on the evening of Friday, February 21 at the Boca Raton Airport Hangar Party that kicks off the concours weekend. The heart of the...

2014-02-07 08:20:08

- Celebrate the World's Best-Selling Two-Seat Roadster on Twitter with hashtag #MX5Turns25 - CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 9, 1989, the world was introduced to the all-new Mazda MX-5 Miata at the Chicago Auto Show. A few months later, it was named as one of the five "World's Best Cars" by Road & Track and never looked back. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/LA61004-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/LA61004-b) (Photo:...

2014-02-06 16:21:41

CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MotorWeek names the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as its "Best of the Year" 2014 Drivers' Choice Award winner for delivering an exotic performance, for far less than an exotic price. The Drivers' Choice Awards, among the auto industry's most coveted honor, announces the awards annually at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray stood out amongst competition for its eye catching exterior design, high tech substances,...

2014-02-06 08:20:23

DANVILLE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooked on Driving announced today a new partnership with Chevrolet, to place 2014 Corvette Stingrays in high-performance driving events across the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/SF60280) Hooked on Driving (HOD) was founded ten years ago by David Ray, who took a unique skill he had - the ability to drive a car safely at high speed on a race track - and used it to start a high-performance driving...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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