Monthly Archives: August 2014

Upcoming electric vehicle “The Rhino” to push eco-friendly cars’ popularity in UAE

Upcoming electric vehicle “The Rhino” to push eco-friendly cars’ popularity in UAE

Photo: Some rights reserved by Aih. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Apr 03, 2014 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani check the BMW i8 at the Dubai Green Auto Show at The Pavilion Downtown Dubai-Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Blvd. ( Jaime Puebla / The National Newspaper ) Martin Croucher – National. It is part of the UAE Green Festival , which runs for a month, until April 16 and features green innovation in areas as diverse as fashion and organic foods. A small one-seater electric vehicle of the Dubai Police, called ‘the Rhino’, was on display at … Continue reading

Discover Finland’s new Plan that will Make Owning a Car Obsolete

Discover Finland’s new Plan that will Make Owning a Car Obsolete

Photo: Some rights reserved by timo_w2s The theory goes like this: imagine a family that has opted not to own a car. When they want to drop the kids off at school, they simply arrange an on-demand bus service instead. They use ridesharing and buses to get to work, and in the holidays they rent a car to travel to their summer house. When they need to get around Helsinki, they use city bikes, renting a locker to store any heavy bags. If the weather changes while they’re out cycling, a journey planner will alert them and suggest another … Continue reading

VR-12′s Booth # 16321 will be at SEMA 2014

VR-12′s Booth # 16321 will be at SEMA 2014

Photo: Some rights reserved by Absolute Perfection Media VR-12 will be at SEMA 2014. Promises to be a very exciting show with all of your favorite brands of everything in the auto business. When you come by, be sure to stop by at our booth Nr. 16321 in the North Hall. It’s right near the registration area! You can’t miss it, and you certainly cannot miss out on this show. The 2014 SEMA Show Tagged under: Auto Trade Show Automotive Trade Show SEMA Show takes place November 4 – November 7, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. About … Continue reading

ARCA Midwest Tour Event in Norway, Michigan at the Norway Speedway

ARCA Midwest Tour Event in Norway, Michigan at the Norway Speedway

The winner of the event, race car driver No.87 Nathan Haseleu. (Friday August 15th ,2014) Nathan Haseleu scores three wins in a row at the Norway Speedway with VR-12. Nathan Haseleu has taken the lead on the drivers point from race car driver No. Ty Majeski, who came in second place this past weekend. Who will win this year’s ARCA MIDWEST TOUR series? With only 2 mores races to go the competition is heating up. Coming in 3rd place, race car driver No. 79 Dan Lindsley (left), winning race car driver No. 87 Nathan Haseleu (middle) and 2nd place … Continue reading

ARCA Superchevystores.com 100 event with VR-12

ARCA Superchevystores.com 100 event with VR-12

(Springfield, Illinois. – Sunday August 17, 2014) – Venturini Motorsports made it scoring back-to-back wins at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Sunday by winning the SuperChevyStores.com 100 with race car driver No.15 Kevin Swindell behind the wheel. It was Swindell’s second career win, the first coming at Chicagoland Speedway. VR-12 is honored to celebrate the win with Venturini Motorsports and race car driver Kevin Swindell.

Amazing ways Norway is being green

Amazing ways Norway is being green

Photo: Some rights reserved by Tinglestan Norway’s army goes vegetarian to save the environment Norway’s military is taking drastic steps to ramp up its war against global warming. The Scandinavian country announced its soldiers would be put on a vegetarian diet once a week to reduce the military’s carbon footprint. “Meatless Monday’s” has already been introduced at one of Norway’s main military bases and will soon be rolled out to others, including overseas bases. It is estimated that the new vegetarian diet will cut meat consumption by 150 tons per year. “It’s a step to protect our climate,” military … Continue reading

Car-to-Car Technology. Could it help avoid accidents?

Car-to-Car Technology. Could it help avoid accidents?

Photo: Some rights reserved by jaguarmena Obama administration officials said Monday they’re working toward formally proposing a requirement next year that such technology be installed in new cars and light trucks in coming years. “This technology could move us from helping people survive crashes to helping them avoid crashes altogether — saving lives, saving money and even saving fuel thanks to the widespread benefits it offers,” Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement. The extra cost to consumers for having such technology installed in their new vehicles would be about $329 per vehicle in 2020, the National … Continue reading

Victory for Jeff Gordon at Michigan

Victory for Jeff Gordon at Michigan

Photo: Some rights reserved by The Freewheeling Daredevil BROOKLYN, Mich. — Jeff Gordon snatched the lead from Joey Logano on a restart with 17 laps remaining and hung on to win the Pure Michigan 400. It was the third Sprint Cup victory of the season for Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet, which also won at Kansas Speedway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway, tying Gordon with Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the series lead. It’s the first time in three years that the four-time series champion has at least three wins in a season. “It wasn’t easy,” Gordon … Continue reading

Hershey Car Auction

Hershey Car Auction

Photo: Some rights reserved by Hugo90 All roads lead to Hershey! The historic Hershey Lodge is the setting for this annual sale, with a variety of automobile events occurring all around the Hershey grounds to make this a true enthusiast’s affair. Held in conjunction with the AACA Eastern Fall Meet, the Hershey week brings together collectors and hobbyists from far and wide, resulting in the largest swap meet in the United States. RM is a proud sponsor of the Night at the Museum, a charity fundraiser for the AACA that features a silent auction, great food, and live entertainment. … Continue reading

ARCA MIDWEST TOUR Driver Johnny Sauter takes the win with VR-12

ARCA MIDWEST TOUR Driver Johnny Sauter takes the win with VR-12

Winning Race car driver No. 5J Johnny Sauter with VR-12 The event was the ARCA MIDWEST Calypso Lemonade 100 Presented by Scag Power Equipment. (On Saturday, August 9th, 2014) Race car driver No.5 Johnny Sauter wins at the Wisconsin Int. Raceway in Kaukauna, Wisconsin. (Left) 2nd place finisher and Race car driver No. 5T Travis Sauter, (right) 3rd place finisher and Race car driver No. 77 Jonathan Eilen and (middle) Winner and Race car driver No. 5J Johnny Sauter.