Seven Questions With Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser On The 2017 1LE

Seven Questions With Camaro Chief Engineer Al Oppenheiser On The 2017 1LE

At the Chicago Auto Show last week, Chevrolet introduced the 1LE package for the sixth-generation Camaro. This is the third 1LE package in the company’s history and this time it is offered for the V-6 as well as the V-8. We were fans of the fifth-gen Camaro 1LE package, and we loved the 2016 Camaro SS so much that we named it the Motor Authority… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chief Vintage

Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chief Vintage

Indian Motorcycle today announced it has joined forces with the Jack Daniel Distillery to create a limited-run, collector’s-edition Jack Daniel’s-branded 2016 Indian Chief Vintage motorcycle. The partnership brings together two of America’s most iconic brands who share a mutual commitment to independence, originality and American craftsmanship that dates back more than a century. The collaboration commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel Distillery, which was registered in 1866. The partnership brings together two of America’s most…

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Design Chief On Why SUV Fits Right In With F-Type

2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Design Chief On Why SUV Fits Right In With F-Type

The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace fits right into the middle of one very important luxury-crossover battleground that now includes just-right mid-sizers like the Mercedes-Benz GLC, BMW X3, Cadillac XT5. and even the Lexus RX 350. Yet what makes this luxury vehicle quite different is that it neither starts as an existing car that’s been made more rugged… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Harley-Davidson Chief Marketing Officer Leaves Company

Harley-Davidson Chief Marketing Officer Leaves Company

Mark-Hans Richer has parted from Harley-Davidson, leaving the post of senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Harley-Davidson released a statement announcing the executive’s departure, saying: “In his time with Harley-Davidson, Mark-Hans was instrumental in achieving our transformational goals, including expanding our reach to both core and outreach customers, and we thank him for his contributions. The changes are an important piece of the company’s recently announced plan to build on its leadership position in…

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Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google Hires Former Hyundai U.S. Chief To Head Autonomous Car Project

Google’s autonomous car project now has its own CEO in the form of auto industry veteran John Krafcik. The 53-year-old has previously worked for the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] as well as Hyundai where he ran operations in the United States from 2008 to 2013. Most recently he was working for automotive pricing and information hub TrueCar… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Former Chrysler Quality Chief Heads To Apple As Rumors Fly

Former Chrysler Quality Chief Heads To Apple As Rumors Fly

The Apple car rumors are officially in full swing right now. Well, they’ve been in full swing for a a little bit now, but that swing just got a nice big push. According to the Detroit Free Press, Apple has recently hired Doug Betts, who was formerly a quality chief at Chrysler. This is pretty big news because this marks the first time Apple has… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Lamborghini Chief Engineer Explains The SuperVeloce Ethos: Video

Lamborghini Chief Engineer Explains The SuperVeloce Ethos: Video

The 2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce is possibly the best car to ever roll out of the factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, but as its chief engineer Maurizio Reggiani explains here in this video, the famous SV badging represents much more than just the cutting of weight and an increase in power and downforce. The video comes to us from… High Gear Media Network Feed

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Polaris Announces Michael Speetzen As Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Polaris Announces Michael Speetzen As Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

From a Polaris press release: Polaris Industries Inc. today announced that Michael Speetzen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 3rd, replacing the retiring Mike Malone. Speetzen has been CFO of Xylem Inc. since 2011, leading the finance organization of a company that does business in over 150 countries and generated 2014 revenue of over $ 3.9B. “Mike Speetzen has just about done it all in his 20+ years…

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GM Product Chief Mark Reuss To Pace 2015 IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix In A Corvette Z06

GM Product Chief Mark Reuss To Pace 2015 IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix In A Corvette Z06

IndyCar heads to Detroit this weekend for the ‘Chevrolet Dual in Detroit’ hosted on the Belle Isle Park road course, and none other than General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] product chief Mark Reuss will be handling pacing duties. Last year he was behind the wheel of a Corvette Stingray but this year he’ll be in a new Corvette Z06… High Gear Media Network Feed

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