Lotus and Volvo will soon be part of the same group. The Swedish brand is open to working with its new British sibling on suspension tuning. "I don't see any problem using their knowledge. I think it is pretty applicable all over the board," an engineer told Drive.
Paris-based Renault has confirmed the new Megane RS will be available with both a manual transmission and a dual-clutch automatic. Packing about 300 horsepower, the brand's next hot hatch is also expected to get a four-wheel steering system.
Raj Nair will become the executive vice president of Ford North America starting on June 1st. His current roles are executive vice president of product development, and chief technical officer. http://bit.ly/2rnLOag
German tuner Oettinger has introduced a hot-rodded Volkswagen Golf GTI. The 2.0-liter turbo four has been completely rebuilt with strengthened components and tuned to pump out 380 horsepower. The extra power is complemented by a full body kit.