The press was given a preview of the Paris Auto Show known as “Paris Mondial de l’Automobile 2014.” The show will feature near 115,000 square yards of exhibit space with more than 100 new international releases.
A super VW rally in France, family members of the dead visit MH17 crash site and the Commonwealth Games in Scotland | July 26
The day in photos around the world.
General Motors has reason to celebrate after the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray won the Car of the Year Award during the press preview day of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Chevrolet (a division of General Motors) swept both of the day’s major awards, with the Silverado pickup truck nabbing Truck of the Year honors.
In addition, Toyota surprised many at the Detroit auto show with its introduction of the FT-1 concept sports car, its “spiritual pace car” for the future that draws on a robust history of sports cars.
Dec. 9 Photo Brief: Stars in Afghanistan, International Animal Rights Day, Ice wine, winter swimming, rebel armored vehicles
Stars in Afghanistan, International Animal Rights Day, Ice wine from the Czech, winter swimming in China, Syrian rebel armored vehicles and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 30 Photo Brief: Rappelling baseball bigwigs, European cold front, Myanmar copper mine conflict, NY police officer’s kindness
Bobby Valentine, former Boston Red Sox manager and Brian Cashman, general manager of the New York Yankees rappel 22 stories in Connecticut, Western Europeans embrace the cold weather, Buddhist monks protest recent police violence at a copper mining site in Myanmar and more in today’s daily brief.