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Ford Escape Hybrid Takes on
Manhattan Traffic Jams on Just One Tank of Gas
YORK, March 26 / -- Ford will put its innovative new hybrid vehicle
to an extreme driving test beginning the morning of April 5 to
determine how many miles and how many consecutive hours the Escape
Hybrid can cover on one 15-gallon tank of gas.
are going to drive up, down and across the island of Manhattan in
some of the heaviest traffic possible," said Mary Ann Wright,
Ford's chief engineer for the Escape Hybrid.
"Escape Hybrid can provide an economical solution to a
problem commuters face every day -- bumper-to-bumper gridlock that
can bleed a normal car's fuel tank dry.”
New Volkswagen Ad Campaign -
'Drive It. You'll Get It.'
HILLS, Mich., March 26 / -- “Drive it. You'll Get it" -- a
new ad campaign from Volkswagen that boldly reinforces with U.S. car
buyers that Volkswagen is and always will be the "Drivers
thrust of the new marketing push centers on Volkswagen's vehicles
and how they continue to provide a driving experience different from
other cars in their market segments.
From a brand perspective, the "Drive it. You'll Get
it" theme focuses on what it feels like to drive a Volkswagen
with creative that shows consumers discovering what makes a
Volkswagen a Volkswagen, and a great driving car.
Vibracoustic Contributes to
Overall Ride of the 'World's Fastest Production Pick-Up Truck'
Mich., March 29 / -- How do you keep a driver safer and more
comfortable driving the world's fastest production pick-up truck?
Add NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) components supplied by
Vibracoustic helps improve ride and handling and keep the driver
comfortable – even at record-setting speeds.
N.A., the vibration control business of Freudenberg-NOK, supplies a
specially designed jounce bumper and snubber bumper for the Dodge
Ram SRT-10 -- recently named the Guinness Book of World Records
world's fastest production pick-up truck after posting an average
speed of 154.587 mph over a "flying kilometer."
How Not to Get Caught on the
Next Stolen Car List
NUYS, Calif., March 29 / -- According to the most recent NICB’s
report on stolen vehicles, a car is stolen every 27.5 seconds. Car
owners should be aware of some new anti-theft products, including
the Clifford Matrix 3.5 security system, the Clifford 200C GPS
Locator and the Boomerang Tracking System.
Clifford Matrix 3.5 security system enables vehicle owners to be connected to their cars at
all times; the Clifford 200C GPS Locator enables vehicle owners to
use the latest GPS technology to track and locate their car, and the
Boomerang Tracking System features tracking capabilities with
precision of up to three feet.