BRIEFS OF FEBRUARY AND MARCH

BRIEFS OF FEBRUARY AND MARCH

  • 8 January 2019 – The CES opened its doors in Las Vegas.
  • 14 January 2019 – The North American Auto Show opened in Detroit.
  • 24 January 2019 – Renault’s board of directors named Jean-Dominique Senard chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn.
  • 27 January 2019 – Sébastien Ogier won the Monte-Carlo Rally, his first victory with Citroën.
  • 27 January 2019 – Fernando Alonso, Kamui Kobayashi, Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande, driving a Cadillac DPi, won the 24 Hours of Daytona.
  • 31 January 2019 – The concept car exhibition opened to the public at the Invalides in Paris.
  • 5 February 2019 – The opening night for Rétromobile was held in Paris.
  • 6 February 2019 – A Ferrari F40 LM was sold for 4,842,500 € by RM Sotheby’s.
  • 7 February 2019 – An Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta with bodywork by Touring received the Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award.
  • 22 February 2019 – The BMW Group and Daimler AG joined forces to develop future technologies.
  • 13 March 2019 – An exhibition (running until 5 April) pays tribute to Hervé Poulain with a display of four “Art Cars” at the BMW Brand Store in Paris.