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Tickets On Sale for 2022 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

Event tickets allow access to all the Festival events, including the Concours d’Elegance and the awards ceremony on Sunday, the Mecum Auctions on Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center, racing at the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend, and other events in West Village and nearby locations. Continue reading

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Bentley Mulliner to Build 12 New 1929-30 Le Mans Winners

The most successful Bentley racing car of its era, the Speed Six is one of the most important Bentleys in history, not only further demonstrating the marque’s world-beating performance credentials but also proving the concept of what is still known as the Grand Tourer – a fast car that remained comfortable and luxurious, and capable of covering huge distances with ease. Continue reading

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Ford Heritage Archives Now Available Online

“We’re opening up in a way we’ve never done before,” said Ted Ryan, Ford archive and heritage brand manager. “Our archives were established 70 years ago, and for the first time, we’re opening the vault for the public to see. This is just a first step for all that will come in the future.” Continue reading

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Caution-Free IMSA Belle Isle – Cadillac Wins DPi, Lexus GT3

“It seems like it’s been feast or famine for the (No.) 01,” said team owner Chip Ganassi, whose organization prepares the Nos. 01 and 02 Cadillacs and collected the team’s 63rd IMSA win. “They either win or something stupid happens.” Ganassi started the week as a team owner by winning the Indy 500. (AutoInformed: Honda Beats Chevrolet at the Brickyard. Record Purse Claimed) Continue reading

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SVRA to Sanction Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Pace GP

This will be its third annual event on 14-16 October 2022. The course, along the banks of the Tennessee River, will now include an infield loop and other track improvements. Practice laps begin on Thursday. Racing will take place on Friday and Saturday of the Festival. Continue reading

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M-B Group Runs Self-Congratulatory First Annual Meeting

Well, in the face of  the ongoing pandemic and supply bottlenecks, as well as German funding of the Russian war on Ukrainian men, women, children and babies by buying Russian energy products, the financial year 2021 at Mercedes-Benz Cars, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Mercedes-Benz Mobility was successful. A dividend of €5.00 was proposed with €4.30 new reference point for dividend payments. Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Digital ESG Touts Cutting CO2 Emissions

The German auto industry is currently under heavy criticism for its lobbying the German government to not impose sanctions on the use of Russian or other fossil fuels, saying it can’t be done. However, the latest UN report – IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) –  says: “The application of diverse policy instruments for mitigation at the national and sub-national levels has grown consistently across a range of sectors By 2020, over 20% of global GHG emissions were covered by carbon taxes or emissions trading systems, although coverage and prices have been insufficient to achieve deep reductions By 2020, there were ‘direct’ climate laws focused primarily on GHG reductions in 56 countries covering 53% of global emissions Policy coverage remains limited for emissions from agriculture and the production of industrial materials and feedstocks.” Continue reading

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History of Japanese Car Making at Toyota Automobile Museum

The exhibition traces the first seven decades of the Japanese auto industry, from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the 1970s, when it established itself as the nation’s key industry. Continue reading

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