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Reborn Lister Reveals Hypercar Hopes

Revived British brand Lister has released artwork for a new hypercar it hopes to introduce in the coming years.   The would-be world-beater exists only as a concept for now - and only on paper at that - but the carmaker says it is now hunting for investors to make the unnamed hypercar a reality. "Over the coming years our ambitions are to create a world beating brand new Hyper ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 31 Oct 2014 | 1:16 pm

New CEO For Fiat Chrysler Australia

Fiat Chrysler has announced that American executive Pat Dougherty will enter as the new chief of its Australian operations from December 1. Dougherty comes to Fiat Chrysler Australia after more than 30 years of service with the company’s US operations, most recently as the head of Mopar. Dougherty has also served as Head of Fiat Sales, Network and Operations and, at the same time, Head ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 31 Oct 2014 | 12:52 pm

Land Rover Considering Electric Tesla Model X Rival: Report

It’s little surprise that Tesla founder Elon Musk has been declared a top ‘disruptor’. His Roadster and Model S models have spurred better-established rivals into a greater spend on electric vehicles, with Porsche the most recently reported brand to be considering a player in the all-electric arena. Now, Land Rover is believed to be considering an assault on the coming Tesl ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 31 Oct 2014 | 12:09 pm

Mercedes-Benz S 600 Pullman op pad

Daar is-ie dan: de Mercedes-Benz S 600 Pullman. Dat de extreem lange S-klasse zou komen, wisten we al, maar vandaag zien we hem eindelijk z'n eerste testmeters maken.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:25 am

Kia lancera un crossover hyride en 2016

Le constructeur coréen Kia travaille sur un crossover hybride qui rejoindra la gamme en milieu d'année 2016.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:21 am

Kia Sorento (2015): Fahrbericht So fährt der neue Kia Sorento

Kia hat den neuen Sorento auf stattliche 4,78 Meter wachsen lassen. Wir sind die dritte Generation des koreanischen SUVs gefahren.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:19 am

Top 10 des marques qui font le plus causer...

Audi, Peugeot, Mercedes, Renault, VW, Ford... quelles marques font le plus de bruit sur le web ? Réponse...

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:10 am

Compromis over autoplan Wiebes in zicht

De kabinetsplannen voor een hogere bijtelling voor leaserijders worden verzacht. Het ministerie van Financiën rekent aan varianten die zijn ingediend door de regeringspartijen VVD en PvdA.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:08 am

Aeromobil 3.0: Fliegendes Auto vorgestellt Dieses Auto kann fliegen

Ein fliegendes Auto ist der Traum vieler Autofahrer. Das Aeromobil könnte ihn wahrmachen. Angeblich steht das slowakische Projekt kurz vor der Serienreife. Video!

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:07 am

Land Rover To Build Discovery Sport In Brazil

Just a week after starting production of its Range Rover Evoque in China, the first time a Jaguar Land Rover vehicle has ever been built outside of the U.K., the British automaker confirmed that its Discovery Sport SUV will be built in Brazil. The announcement was made at this week’s Sao Paulo Auto Show where the all-new SUV was presented...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am

Mazda2 Sedan confirmed for Thailand Motor Expo debut

Mazda has announced plans to introduce a sedan derivative of the Mazda2 next month at the Thailand International Motor Expo.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 31 Oct 2014 | 6:00 am

Les people découvrent le nouveau Renault Espace

Vincent Perez, Vincent Cassel et Anne Parillaud donnent leurs premières impressions sur la cinquième génération de l'Espace.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 31 Oct 2014 | 5:46 am

Notes from a 10-car motorway pile-up - does emergency braking work?

Hindsight is a wonderful gift, especially when it comes to car crashes. But my friend's experience recently has left more questions than answers A friend of mine had an accident recently, being part of a 10-car pile-up on the M1 one Saturday morning. Impressively, given that all 10 cars were doing around 70mph when their panic-braking began, everybody walked away. No one was seriously hurt ap ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 31 Oct 2014 | 5:18 am

Notes from a 10-car motorway pile-up - does emergency braking work?

Hindsight is a wonderful gift, especially when it comes to car crashes. But my friend's experience recently has left more questions than answers A friend of mine had an accident recently, being part of a 10-car pile-up on the M1 one Saturday morning. Impressively, given that all 10 cars were doing around 70mph when their panic-braking began, everybody walked away. No one was seriously hurt ap ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 31 Oct 2014 | 5:18 am

Russian billionare Viktor Kharitonin buys the Nurburgring

German media is reporting the famous Nürburgring has been sold to billionaire Viktor Kharitonin.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 31 Oct 2014 | 5:05 am

Mercedes not ready to let drivers 'off leash'

Mercedes is not yet willing to let its drivers "off the leash" in their three-race fight for the drivers' title. That is despite the German squad having wrapped up the crucial and lucrative construc...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 31 Oct 2014 | 4:50 am

Chorus against deregulation joined by Mazda chief

Mazda’s boss has outlined how the removal of import barriers will damage industry ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 31 Oct 2014 | 4:44 am

Acura Integra: Filmauto bei Ebay Acura aus "TFTF" zu kaufen

Bei Ebay wir zurzeit ein ganz besonderer Acura Integra angeboten: Der Flitzer hat im Kinohit "The Fast and the Furious" mit dem kürzlich tödlich verunglückten Paul Walker mitgewirkt.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 31 Oct 2014 | 4:37 am

Priester blijkt snelheidsduivel

Een Belgische priester is donderdagavond zijn rijbewijs kwijtgeraakt op de A2 bij Echt in Limburg.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 31 Oct 2014 | 4:33 am

Another Week, Another LaFerrari Goes Up For Sale

A week ago we told you about a LaFerrari up for sale in Germany, and just a few weeks before that we saw another one up for sale in Dubai. Now we have details of yet two more examples of the Ferrari flagship up for sale, one in Dubai and the other in Luxembourg. Both are red and come with, you guessed it, virtually zero miles on the clock. The car...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 31 Oct 2014 | 4:30 am

2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman Spy Shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on an extra, extra-long version of its S-Class sedan that’s expected to revive the Pullman name and have a price tag that’s more than double that of the Rolls-Royce Phantom in some guises. A prototype version has now been spotted, revealing many of the car’s details ahead of its expected launch late next...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 31 Oct 2014 | 3:30 am

Nieuws: Een Rolls-Royce Phantom voor je laatste rit

Als je een beetje gefortuneerd bent, dan ga je er misschien van uit dat je laatste rit ook niet zal gebeuren in een aftandse Amerikaanse lijkwagen uit de verre eind van de jaren tachtig. Maar in een Rolls-Royce? Dat was nu ook weer niet evident. Nu kan het, al is deze omgebouwde Phantom voorlopig nog een unicum. Dus erg voor de hand ligt het nog steeds niet.A W LymnWie z’n laatste t...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 31 Oct 2014 | 3:30 am

Nieuws: Infiniti QX50 8cm langer

De Infiniti QX gaat naar China. En dat betekent dat hij langer wordt. Wil je er een beetje serieus genomen worden, dan moeten er extra centimeters tussen de voor- en achterwielen gelepeld worden. 8 zijn het er in dit geval.QX50 motorWat de aandrijving betreft krijgen de Chinezen de keuze uit twee zescilinders. Een 2,5l die 232pk opwekt en een 3,7l die 346pk presteert.Aangepaste vorm...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 31 Oct 2014 | 3:16 am

Nieuws: Lister geeft teken van leven

De Amerikaanse voormalige supersportwagenbouwer Lister houdt zich tegenwoordig bezig met de bouw van Jaguar D-Type replica’s. Geen goedkope dingen overigens, want je moet er meer dan € 350.000 voor neertellen.Lister hypercarMaar het bedrijf heeft weer zin in een echte, hedendaagse supersportwagen. Die wordt in elk geval nog duurder - voor minder dan € 2,5 miljoen zal je hem niet op...Lees me ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 31 Oct 2014 | 3:01 am

Lead times lead to frustration

Rapid development of smartphones makes cars look second best, says Connexion chief ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 31 Oct 2014 | 2:56 am

Automotive scheme still attracting investment

Three new expressions of interest despite $500 million cut from support scheme ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 31 Oct 2014 | 2:24 am

New BMW X5 M Blow Off its Cover, Packs 567-HP

The second-generation BMW X5 M has blown off its cover, emerging with a 4.4L V8 engine that pumps out 567 horsepower. More specifically, the V8 jammed under the hood features two turbochargers and produces 567-hp and 553 lb-ft. (750Nm) of torque, three percent more horsepower and 10 percent more torque than the outgoing engine. Hooked […] The post New BMW X5 M Blow Off its Cover, Packs 567-H ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 31 Oct 2014 | 1:55 am

Spike Feresten On His Original Car Matchmaker Mentors, Jerry Seinfeld & David Letterman

Spike Feresten helps pair everyday people up with the perfect ride on Car Matchmaker. He sat down with Chris and A.J. on the Petersen Automotive Museum's CarStories Podcast to talk about how Dave Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld were his original automotive matchmaking mentors. He also talks about matching Jerry up with a Porsche 917, breaking Letterman's 356 and impulse buying a Land Rover.Read more.

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Oct 2014 | 11:34 pm

Next Land Rover Defender Coming in 2016 with Aluminum Body

Design details for the next-generation Land Rover Defender have been finalized. When the rugged British SUV arrives in 2016, it will weigh notably less than its predecessor, thanks in large part to an aluminum-intensive body, and have a much-improved interior. Production of the current Defender will end in 2015 due to its inability to meet […] The post Next Land Rover Defender Coming in 2016 ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 30 Oct 2014 | 11:05 pm

Ultra Luxurious Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Costs €249,877

At the Los Angeles Auto Show next month Porsche will debut the limited-edition Panamera Exclusive Series, of which only 100 units will be made.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

Scion FR-S Gains Targa Version for SEMA

Scion’s biggest surprise for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas is by far the FR-S T1 targa top version, built by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

China Gets Longer QX50 with Updated Styling

As a carmaker, you can’t go to China and offer just standard wheelbase models – I mean you can, but no one will take you seriously.Infiniti seems to have learned this lesson quickly and will introduce a long-wheelbase version of its QX50 crossover (formerly known as the EX) exclusively for the world’s largest car market.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

Scion FR-S Gains Targa Version for SEMA

Scion’s biggest surprise for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas is by far the FR-S T1 targa top version, built by Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

China Gets Longer QX50 with Updated Styling

As a carmaker, you can’t go to China and offer just standard wheelbase models – I mean you can, but no one will take you seriously.Infiniti seems to have learned this lesson quickly and will introduce a long-wheelbase version of its QX50 crossover (formerly known as the EX) exclusively for the world’s largest car market.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

Ultra Luxurious Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Costs €249,877

At the Los Angeles Auto Show next month Porsche will debut the limited-edition Panamera Exclusive Series, of which only 100 units will be made.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 pm

​This Electric Beetle Is A Masterpiece With A Price To Match

I've been on a resto-mod kick for the past few months, fantasizing about hopping-up a Volvo 122S, a vintage Mercedes, or maybe a Squareback. The combination of classic style and new tech is just too damn enticing, and on more than one occasion I've thought about going electric. Or I could just buy this.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:00 pm

Lexus RC F Convertible is in the Works

Lexus used its national dealer meeting in Los Angeles to confirm that it is working on a RC F convertible. That’s right, the performance-tuned, 467-hp RC F is going topless. The drop-top RC F is said to be already in the works and would be ready in the near future; however, nothing was said about […] The post Lexus RC F Convertible is in the Works appeared first on AutoTribute.

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm

​It Takes A Lot Of Imagination To Make Self-Driving Cars Not Boring

Autonomous cars don't have to be mobile appliances. They could turn into kite-surfing skateboards, transform from a two seater into a pair of motorcycles, or – what the hell? – strap yourself to the roof in a flying squirrel outfit.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:30 pm

NADA’s Perspective Explores Ramifications of Digital Trends

Jonathan Banks Executive Automotive Analyst NADA Used Car Guide Before Internet, consumer consideration for new or used was based on a limited number of influencing factors: previous brand experience, traditional media, and local dealership experiences. Today’s better-informed buyer starts with a much smaller consideration set of online touch points. Post-purchase, consumers share their experien ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:19 pm

Private Party Sales Taking More Share Away from Independents

Art Spinella President CNW Research For franchised used-car dealers, prices slipped more than 1% in October compared to the previous month; and were nearly flat with the previous year, rising barely one-tenth of a percent vs. October 2013. Independent dealers had a 2.4% decline from September and a 1.7% increase vs. a year ago. Overall, […] The Article Private Party Sales Taking More Share A ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:15 pm

Video: On the trail of the Aston Martin racer who helped change WWII

Filed under: Videos, Aston Martin, Military Arguably one of the most crucial operations of the second World War, Operation Mincemeat was a British disinformation mission responsible for misdirecting Axis forces towards Greece and Sardinia, and in turn, opening up the Italian island of Sicily. That led to the downfall of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and opened up the soft underbelly of Hitler ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm

What Are Your Thoughts on the Most Important Remarketing Trends to Follow?

It’s been a big year in the used car side of the business with prices changing direction, franchised dealers starting up their own used/pre-owned vehicle brands, CPO sales increasing even more, and mobile app offerings increasing on the wholesale and retail side. Used vehicle sale price transactions are coming down, but a lot of dealers […] The Article What Are Your Thoughts on the Most Im ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:40 pm

U-Turn: What you missed on 10.30.14

Filed under: Spy Photos, Videos, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Humor Review: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe The Cadillac ATS Coupe is a good handling, well appointed sporting machine... that looks a lot like its four-door sibling. After a week-long test run with Caddy's newest deuce, we hash out what its like to live with, and ask ourselves if this ATS feels special enough to run with the mainline European comp ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:30 pm

Tesla aims for 500,000 models per year

New report says electric car maker Tesla's rise in the EV market shows no sign of stopping Tesla could be building 500,000 EVs a year, according to a report produced by automotive analysts at International Strategy and Investment.ISI has told investors that Tesla has a major advantage over the competition in that it will not face significant rising costs as global CO2 emissions regulations become ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm

Tesla aims for 500,000 models per year

New report says electric car maker Tesla's rise in the EV market shows no sign of stopping Tesla could be building 500,000 EVs a year, according to a report produced by automotive analysts at International Strategy and Investment.ISI has told investors that Tesla has a major advantage over the competition in that it will not face significant rising costs as global CO2 emissions regulations become ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:01 pm

Report: Mazda6 Coupe coming along with more Mazdaspeed models?

Filed under: Coupe, Mazda, Rumormill The predecessor to the Mazda6, the Mazda 626, was sold in a multitude of body styles across the globe. It could, of course, be had as a sedan, but a two-door coupe, known stateside as the MX-6, was also available on the same platform. Now, a new report from Motor Trend claims that a two-door version of the modern Mazda6 could be on the way. This would be rema ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:00 pm

Kia’s Working On A Small Crossover Hybrid Vehicle

There is an all-new sub-compact crossover vehicle coming from Kia sometime in 2016, and some members of the media were invited to the Kia design center in Namyang to get a look at a full-scale model! The new vehicle is … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 30 Oct 2014 | 6:40 pm

Recharge Wrap-up: meet the '66 ZelectricBug, DOE announces home-scale H2 refueling competition

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Hydrogen, Hyundai, Volkswagen, Tesla Motors The US Department of Energy has launched the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize competition to create small- to medium-scale hydrogen refueling systems. The systems could be home-scale systems that produce hydrogen using utilities at home for refueling, or medium-scale systems to supply locations such as retail centers, apartm ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 30 Oct 2014 | 5:58 pm

Audi to Launch Racing Series for the 2016 TT

Even before the road-going version of the TT hits American shores, the automaker has already revealed a spec racer version of the new coupe and a bespoke series to go along with it.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 30 Oct 2014 | 5:26 pm

Chrysler VP Of Quality Resigns Over Poor Consumer Reports Reliability Results

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Oct 2014 | 4:38 pm

Nissan Leaf Breaks EV Sales Record for U.S. – Again

And the winner is…the Nissan Leaf! Again. The best-selling electric vehicle in the world set a new annual sales record in the U.S. with two months to spare. Through September, the company sold 21,822 Leafs and was on pace to beat the previous high of of 22,610, which it set last year. To get the details, please go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 30 Oct 2014 | 4:30 pm

GM Scraps Volt Powertrain - Next Gen To Only Share 1 Part With Original

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Oct 2014 | 4:23 pm

Who Says It's Not Easy Being Green?

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Oct. 30, 2014) – Not only is Toyota Alabama a global leader in building world-class engines, but it has also become a leader in environmental excellence. The Huntsville plant received recognition for five environmental awards this week, further demonstrating the facility’s commitment to minimize its environmental footprint.    Visit @Toyota ACCESS to ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 30 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm

Six Modern Performance Cars Tested Back to Back on Big Willow

Every year the Motor Press Guild holds their Track Days event, gathering both journalists and auto makers in one spot with the goal of giving both parties the opportunity to connect and allow members of the press a chance to evaluate the latest from the brands that participate. This year had a particularly good turnout, giving us a chance to check out vehicles we haven’t had any seat time in as ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 30 Oct 2014 | 3:48 pm

Spy Shots: Acura NSX prototype gets back on track

Filed under: Spy Photos, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Supercars, Acura, Honda Developing a new vehicle is not without its complications, we're sure, but usually things follow a fairly predictable progression: you develop a prototype, you test it, test it and test it again, then you put it into production. What you don't expect is that your prototype will burn to the ground, but that's what famousl ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 30 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm

Official: Nissan breaks annual EV sales record with two months to spare

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Nissan Nissan has sold more pure EVs in the US this year than any other automaker, ever. And there are still two selling months left. Last year, Nissan sold a record 22,610 Leaf electric vehicles in the US. This year, through the end of September, Nissan sold 21,822 Leafs and has been selling more than 2,000 a month for the last seven months (in some cases, over 3,000).

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 30 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm

Lister to launch new hypercar

Lister is a name familiar to fans of classic sports car racing, tuned Jaguars and slightly obscure 90s supercars – now ambitious plans are in place to return it to the forefront of modern performance motoring. Father and son team...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 2:34 pm

Lister to launch new hypercar

Lister is a name familiar to fans of classic sports car racing, tuned Jaguars and slightly obscure 90s supercars – now ambitious plans are in place to return it to the forefront of modern performance motoring. Father and son team...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 2:34 pm

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - Speedhunters Maximum Attack FR-S Fact Sheet

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Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 30 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

2014 SEMA: Scion Tuner Challenge - GT Channel Mine's FR-S Concept Fact Sheet

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Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 30 Oct 2014 | 2:00 pm

Michigan, Israel Join Forces in Advancement of Autos

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Israeli Ministry of Economy are partnering to form the Michigan-Israel Technology Connect program to spawn new ideas for electric vehicles and driver protection. The program helps companies from both side find business partners to develop new technology, according to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:47 pm

Hellcat: 411 lb-ft at 1,200 rpm (with video)

The Hemi Hellcat V8 used in the Dodge Charger and Challenger not only generates 707 peak horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque; it also builds up a stunning 411 pound-feet of torque at just 1,200 rpm, providing instant-on responsiveness, according... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:43 pm

NHTSA Investigates Ram Recall Response

The NHTSA is questioning the company’s slow response times to two 2013 recalls of Ram trucks.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm

Werkstattkultur

Mit dem alljährlichen Erotik-Kalender bringt Stahlgruber auch 2015 Sonne, Strand und heiße Girls an die Wände deutscher WerkstättenGlücklich ist, wer solche Kundinnen hat! Bereits zum zehnten Mal hat die Stahlgruber GmbH ihre schönsten Kundinnen gesucht und mit ihrer Hilfe die Jubiläumsausgabe des Werkstattkultur-Kalenders realisiert. Wie schon in den Vorjahren war auch in diesem Jahr der ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:15 pm

Classic: Lancia Stratos

Widely considered one of the most successful rally cars of all time, the Lancia Stratos HF traces its roots back to the Stratos Zero concept that Bertone revealed at the 1970 edition of the Turin Motor Show.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:14 pm

Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi auto first drive review

Kia wants to take on the best of the SUV market with its third-generation Sorento, and a big lift in quality and driving refinement means it's off to a good start This is the third-generation model of Kia’s big Sorento SUV.  It’s heading for UK early next year, with a 2.2-litre diesel engine under the bonnet, all-wheel drive and seven-seats.The Mk3 Sorento is effectively all-new, with a ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:02 pm

Kia Sorento 2.2 CRDi auto first drive review

Kia wants to take on the best of the SUV market with its third-generation Sorento, and a big lift in quality and driving refinement means it's off to a good start This is the third-generation model of Kia’s big Sorento SUV.  It’s heading for UK early next year, with a 2.2-litre diesel engine under the bonnet, all-wheel drive and seven-seats.The Mk3 Sorento is effectively all-new, with a ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 30 Oct 2014 | 1:02 pm

Video: Der Durchstarter

Bei einem Drag-Race in Puerto Rico scheint der Motor dieses Honda Civic CRX es etwas eiliger zu haben als der Rest des Wagens Original:Youtube/GOR720 Weitere spannende Videos gibt es hier weiter zu "Video: Der Durchstarter" ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Oct 2014 | 12:54 pm

The $400,000 Question: Was The Lexus LFA A Flop Or Success As A Halo Car?

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 30 Oct 2014 | 12:51 pm

Nürburgring von Russen gekauft

Der russische Milliardär Viktor Charitonin hat die Rennstrecke in der Eifel gekauft. Der Automobilzulieferer Capricorn konnte die Raten nicht mehr zahlenLaut Informationen der "Wirtschaftswoche" übernimmt der russische Milliardär Viktor Charitonin die Rennstrecke Nürburgring in der Eifel. Laut dem Wirtschaftsfachmagazin konnte der bisherige Eigentümer und Capricorn-Chef Robertino Wild die zwe ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 30 Oct 2014 | 12:08 pm

Sao Paulo Show Spotlights Some Hot Concepts

While auto shows in Europe, North America and Asia, get the most attention, some smaller shows often introduce products that could show up in dealerships around the world. In this case, we're talking about this year's Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. Fiat, Chevy and Nissan are debuting compelling models. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 30 Oct 2014 | 11:35 am

Kokomo transmission plant receives WCM award

Indiana Transmission Plant II (ITPII) has become the first Chrysler transmission plant to earn an award for implementing World Class Manufacturing (WCM). The plant achieved bronze status just over four years after adopting the WCM operating... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Oct 2014 | 11:30 am

2016/17 Cadillac XT5

SRX replacement is looking a lot like the Envision so far, even if they're on different platforms (Envision = Delta II; XT5 = Chi) Image:...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:47 am

Citroen C4 Grand Picasso (2014) long-term test review

Month 4 running a Citroen C4 Picasso: averaging 50mpg The other day my five-year-old said the Grand Picasso was ‘fat’. That’s as maybe, but it’s hardly big-boned. For example, which one of these CAR long-termers do you think’s eaten the...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am

Citroen C4 Grand Picasso (2014) long-term test review

Month 4 running a Citroen C4 Picasso: averaging 50mpg The other day my five-year-old said the Grand Picasso was ‘fat’. That’s as maybe, but it’s hardly big-boned. For example, which one of these CAR long-termers do you think’s eaten the...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid To Be Released Late Next Year

Kia is all set to launch an attack on the likes of the VW Passat, Ford Mondeo, and Vauxhall Insignia when they release an all-new version of the Optima mid-size sedan next year. Design and interior quality will be improved, … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 30 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am

Chrysler issues 2 recalls for tire pressure system

This morning, Chrysler announced two voluntary recall campaigns affecting an estimated 33,443 light trucks. Both recalls are to correct issues with Tire Pressure Monitoring systems. The first is for for 23,053 2014 Ram ProMaster vans and covers a... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allpar.com/news/ for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News Allpar Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep News | 30 Oct 2014 | 9:02 am

BMW X5 M and X6 M (2015) unveiled ahead of LA show

The new BMW X5 M and X6 M will be shown at the Los Angeles motor show in November 2014, showing there’s life yet in the super-sporty SUV sector. Both models arrive in British BMW showrooms in April 2015, priced...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:47 am

BMW X5 M and X6 M (2015) unveiled ahead of LA show

The new BMW X5 M and X6 M will be shown at the Los Angeles motor show in November 2014, showing there’s life yet in the super-sporty SUV sector. Both models arrive in British BMW showrooms in April 2015, priced...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 30 Oct 2014 | 8:47 am

BMW Masters: Video - Ryder Cup stars challenge the BMW i8 super sports car on a tandem.

It was not so much a Race to Dubai on Wednesday but a race to the line as three Ryder Cup stars and one of China’s top golfers rose to a fun challenge at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai on the eve of the BMW Masters. Ian Poulter (England) and Wu Ashun (China) felt they made an unbeatable partnership in the electrifying BMW i8, but they had not reckoned on the fearsome fighting spirit of rival ...

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 30 Oct 2014 | 5:41 am

Mercedes-AMG GT Shooting Brake

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 30 Oct 2014 | 5:19 am

Nurburgring Testing for the Range Rover SVR

Land Rover has been the top of its market for a long time now in Luxury SUV’s and no one has been able to easily compete with it. They have kept producing new versions so that other manufacturers are not […] ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 30 Oct 2014 | 3:13 am

All new Ram 700 Compact truck

This is pretty much a Fiat. Rebadged "Ram" for the Mexican market.Which is fine.It is based on the Fiat Strada and uses a version of the ancient 1.6 Liter used in the old Neon.(Yes!. The Neon)I think there is room for something like this in the US. Not with the Neon engine though. But Fiat has a few version of their modern 1.4 Liter they could use in this.In Mexico it will start at around $14 000.

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 29 Oct 2014 | 8:41 pm

Power play: The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M.

The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M (fuel consumption combined for both models: 11.1 l/100 km (25.5 mpg imp); CO2 emissions combined for both models: 258 g/km)* see BMW M GmbH setting the pace once again in the high-performance Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segment.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 29 Oct 2014 | 7:02 pm

BMW at the LA Auto Show 2014.

The new models unveiled by German premium carmaker BMW at the LA Auto Show 2014 represent an unprecedented diversity in the brand’s hallmark driving pleasure. The latest editions of the high-performance all-wheel-drive BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M models celebrate their world premiere in the Californian metropolis of Los Angeles, while visitors to the Los Angeles Convention Center between 21 and 30 Nov ...

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 29 Oct 2014 | 7:01 pm

Kia At 2014 SEMA – Preview

Kia is doing something a little different at SEMA this year, and it looks as though they may be “hungry” for success. There will be no big horsepower models on display, but they will be showing off beer and ice … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 29 Oct 2014 | 3:51 pm

Hyundai HB20 R-Spec Concept Car Launched

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here Hyundai HB20 R-Spec Concept Car Launched. Hyundai Motor Company has launched the HB20 R-Spec concept ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 29 Oct 2014 | 12:49 pm

Honda Automobiles: Honda to Host First-Ever Trick-or-Treating Event on Twitter

For the first time ever, ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other costumed creatures will be able to trick-or-treat on Twitter on Fri., Oct. 31 by tweeting @Honda a photo of themselves in costume with the hashtag #TreatPromo. Honda will reply to eligible people with a link to a coupon for a free box of MIKE AND IKE® candy as well as a link to a spooky Vine video. Five eerie Vine videos feature the redes ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 29 Oct 2014 | 12:32 pm

Service in Action

Shifting Gears Automotive Technician Training Program helps veterans transition from the military to civilian life by training them to become certified GM Technicians. The post Service in Action appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 29 Oct 2014 | 12:18 pm

Nissan GT-R got launched in Mauritius

My name is Neelesh Purmanun, I'm 20 years old and a petrolhead from Mauritius. I'm writing this story to share an event that took place around two weeks ago here whereby a 2013 Nissan GT-R was publicly presented to the Mauritian market.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 29 Oct 2014 | 11:32 am

Recall Alert: 2010-2014 Ram 2500, 3500, 4500, 5500

The electrical connectors of the diesel fuel heater may overheat, which could cause a fuel leak.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 29 Oct 2014 | 11:11 am

Video: Mercedes designers make tape drawing a work of art

Video: Mercedes designers make tape drawing a work of art ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 29 Oct 2014 | 10:35 am

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your OnStar Advisor Could Do

Providing capable assistance in even the most uncommon situations. The post 5 Things You Didn’t Know Your OnStar Advisor Could Do appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 29 Oct 2014 | 9:43 am

Spelman College Goes Green and Encourages Its Students to Do the Same

As a Sustainable Spelman intern for the past two years,I have had a life-changing experience. Before my internship, I was not aware nor did I care about the tremendous effect […] The post Spelman College Goes Green and Encourages Its Students to Do the Same appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 29 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am

Renault Oroch Pickup concept

http://www.carscoops.com/2014/10/renault-turns-duster-into-oroch-pickup.html Image:...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 29 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am

Car Design Academy to offer online tuition from next spring

Car Design Academy to offer online tuition from next spring ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 29 Oct 2014 | 6:12 am

2016 Mazda CX-3

Mazda will show its all new CX-3 compact crossover at the Los Angeles auto show next month.And, at least from this sketch, it looks really good.It is based on the new Mazda2 and will use the same 1.5 Liter engine.It will compete in this expending segment with the new (and delayed due to problems at the Mexican factory) Honda HR-V. But also the Chevrolet Trax and Nissan Juke.And there is now a rumo ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 28 Oct 2014 | 2:16 pm

UK Consumers Review The New i20 Hatchback

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here UK Consumers Review The New i20 Hatchback. The second generation Hyundai i20 5-door hatchback was unv ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 28 Oct 2014 | 2:02 pm

2014 LA Auto Show Design Challenge entries revealed

2014 LA Auto Show Design Challenge entries revealed ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 28 Oct 2014 | 10:42 am

Honda Automobiles: Eight HBCU Bands Selected to "March On" to the 13th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase

Students, alumni and fans of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) cast their votes online and took to social media to help their favorite marching bands advance to the 13th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The final eight bands have been selected and will take the Georgia Dome by storm on January 24, 2015, when they showcase their incredible musical ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 28 Oct 2014 | 8:00 am

2015 Ford Transit Wins Van Comparison

The Canadian Truck King Challenge was conducted over two days over more than 2,000 kilometers.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 28 Oct 2014 | 7:13 am

Production Ready BMW X4 M40i Seen

BMW looks like it is definitely going ahead with the X4 brans. It already has a xDrive 28i model as well as a xDrive 35i and now there looks to be a M40i as well/ This is what the spy […] ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 28 Oct 2014 | 3:43 am

What could have been...

This is a prototype from 1988.Porsche had then decided that a "4 door 911" called 989, was a good idea. Mostly for the US market.And it didn't look too bad. Just like the Panamera, over 20 years later, this was a front engine, RWD car. So not really a 4 door 911.Interesting...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 27 Oct 2014 | 8:11 pm

This is the Porsche 991 GT3 RS in the launch color Java Orange

A few months ago we already had a leaked photo of a scale model. Again we received a photo from our source that shows us a Porsche 991 GT3 RS in the color Java Orange. Our source also confirms that this will be the launch color for the 991 GT3 RS!

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 27 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am

Can you identify these? Perhaps Jag’s

These photos sent Chris. He saw this car on a mountain pass in Denver yesterday. Let's define this model. Leave your idea in the comments.

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 25 Oct 2014 | 9:49 am

Hyundai Santa Fe 2015 Release Date, Changes

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here Hyundai Santa Fe 2015 Release Date, Changes. Hyundai announces the release of the 2015 Santa Fe model ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 25 Oct 2014 | 4:18 am

Autoline This Week #1833: The Charge of the Battery Brigade

As the auto industry continues to explore new and different ways to power cars and trucks, engineers keep coming back to the good old battery. With the days of GM’s EV1 seeming like ancient history even though it’s only about 20 years old or so, today’s batteries are light years better. And on today’s panel John McElroy is joined by three experts: Ann Marie Sastry from Sakti3, LG’s Prabh ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 24 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am

Photoshoot: Ferrari F12berlinetta in Dubai

In the Middle-East the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is one of the most wanted supercars. It is a supercar you can see every day. Crazy enough the Ferrari F12berlinetta is less popular but also because of that more exclusive. Patrick3331 had a photoshoot with a F12berlinetta owned by one of his best friends. Patrick held the photoshoot on three locations in Dubai. And the result is stunning!

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 23 Oct 2014 | 8:07 am

Honda Automobiles: New Honda HR-V Crossover

New Honda HR-V Crossover ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 20 Oct 2014 | 9:00 am

2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Road Test

Redesigned and ready to lead the segment.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 17 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm

Autoline This Week #1832: Leading America’s Car Dealers

Where do you buy a car? These days you can do so on the Internet, a big box retailer and even certain OEM stores. But to this day, the tried and true model, and the place where most people still buy their cars, is the local car dealer. And the man currently in charge of America’s dealers is the NADA’s Forrest McConnell. This week he joins host John McElroy along with Steve Finlay from Wards an ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 17 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am

Crowning the Winner: The 2015 Truck of Texas

I’ve already given the introduction to how much Texans love their trucks and how every year the Texas Auto Writers Association gathers to crown the winner; the coveted “Truck of Texas” award. Now let’s get down to some results.Besides the main award, there were 17 other categories that each of the 75 vehicles fell into. These consisted of titles like “Midsized Crossover Utility Vehicles ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Crowning the Winner: The 2015 Truck of Texas

I’ve already given the introduction to how much Texans love their trucks and how every year the Texas Auto Writers Association gathers to crown the winner; the coveted “Truck of Texas” award. Now let’s get down to some results.Besides the main award, there were 17 other categories that each of the 75 vehicles fell into. These consisted of titles like “Midsized Crossover Utility Vehicles ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm

Mopar Will Bring Eleven Concepts To SEMA

With less than a month left until the 2014 SEMA Show opens its doors on November 4th, automakers are starting to preview some of the projects that we’ll get to see in Las Vegas. While Honda is planning to showcase a handful of modified Fit sub-compacts, among other yet-to-be-named cars, Mopar is readying no less than 11 vehicles for the event..Chrysler’s parts, service and customer car ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am

Mopar Will Bring Eleven Concepts To SEMA

With less than a month left until the 2014 SEMA Show opens its doors on November 4th, automakers are starting to preview some of the projects that we’ll get to see in Las Vegas. While Honda is planning to showcase a handful of modified Fit sub-compacts, among other yet-to-be-named cars, Mopar is readying no less than 11 vehicles for the event..Chrysler’s parts, service and customer car ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am

Toyota GT 86 Will Live to See a Second Generation

The Toyota GT 86 will get a second-generation version. Quite frankly, I don’t know if that’s good news or bad news because the current-generation model hasn’t progressed the way we’d hoped. Maybe that’s a contrarian opinion, but I just thought Toyota had more planned for the GT 86 than what it’s done since the car came out. Whatever the case may be, Toyota of Europe executive vice ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Toyota GT 86 Will Live to See a Second Generation

The Toyota GT 86 will get a second-generation version. Quite frankly, I don’t know if that’s good news or bad news because the current-generation model hasn’t progressed the way we’d hoped. Maybe that’s a contrarian opinion, but I just thought Toyota had more planned for the GT 86 than what it’s done since the car came out. Whatever the case may be, Toyota of Europe executive vice ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 15 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am

Autoline This Week #1831: It’s a Lightweighting World

The aluminum onslaught has begun. It started years ago with Jaguar but now Ford is making its F-150 truck part of the lightweighting foray as it works to increase the MPGs of its best-seller. But it’s not just aluminum and it’s not just those two companies making vehicles lighter. It’s a long list of manufacturers as well as suppliers making all kinds of contributions to cars. Joining John M ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 10 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am

Paris Motor Show 2014

The Paris show takes place in even-numbered years, alternating with the giant Frankfurt show over the border in Germany. As you'd expect, the French event often brings out the best in the domestic manufacturers, and this year was no exception thanks to intriguing cars and concepts from Peugeot, Renault and Citroen.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 9 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am

New York Auto Show 2014

New York has held a motor show every year since 1900. Today, the show is held at the Jacob Javits Center, and is the best-attended show in North America, thanks to its convenient location. This year's event ran from 18-27 April, but new-car debuts were noticeably down as carmakers chose Beijing, which ran at the same time, to show new models.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 9 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am

Beijing Auto Show 2014

As carmakers increasingly look to China to boost sales volumes, so the Beijing show, or Auto China as it's officially known, continues to expand. This year's event took place from 20-29 April, and was the 12th time the show has been held.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 9 Oct 2014 | 6:48 am

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR Quick Drive

Bad boy candy.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 6 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm

2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive

Kia's first EV is a serious contender.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 3 Oct 2014 | 3:10 pm

Chine : Volkswagen et Chrysler passent à la caisse

Cet été, la Chine s’est attaquée à ce qu’elle a qualifié d’abus de position monopolistique envers différents constructeurs automobiles coupables de s’entendre sur les prix de ventes des voitures et des pièces détachées dans le pays. Certains avaient reconnu partiellement cette entente, comme Audi par exemple et les amendes viennent de tomber. La plus grosse revien ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 14 Sep 2014 | 3:37 pm

Carnet de voyage : Santiago de Cuba, pays des Chevrolet (4/12)

La Havane, Santiago de Cuba : deux villes, deux histoires et 1000 kilomètres de distance. Mais surtout deux manières totalement différentes de concevoir le rapport avec les belles vieilles voitures américaines. Si dans la capitale, les véhicules anciens sont essentiellement des taxis, et le plus souvent des Pontiac et des Ford Fairlane, ils sont là avant tout pour [...] Cliquez sur le ti ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 14 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am

Indycar 2014 : Montoya, un retour réussi

Quand Roger Penske annonça fin 2013 le recrutement de Juan Pablo Montoya pour la saison Indycar 2014, beaucoup d’observateurs ricanèrent. Hormis un joli coup médiatique, quel résultat allait donner le retour du Colombien ? Beaucoup d’interrogations et de critiques suivirent : Montoya n’avait plus piloté en monoplace depuis 2006 et sortait de sept saisons assez mitigées en [...] Cliq ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 14 Sep 2014 | 8:50 am

Smart CEO Annette Winkler: The World Needs This Car

The Smart Fortwo: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 28 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am

2016 Chevrolet Volt teased, debuts at NAIAS in 2015

Chevrolet has released the first teaser image of the 2016 Volt, ahead of its debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 7 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm

Riga ruft ROCKS – Viele viele bunte ADAMs

Ganz schön hektisch geht's wenige Wochen vor der internationalen Medienpräsentation bei uns zu. 40 ADAM ROCKS müssen für den Auftritt in Riga vorbereitet werden. Für uns Entwicklungsingenieure ist das eine stressige Phase, die aber auch ihre Reize hat. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 1 Aug 2014 | 6:16 am

FAN-tastisch! Opel erreicht die halbe Million

Wie sagt man 500.000 treuen Opel-Fans auf Facebook Dankeschön? Die Antwort: Mit Kreativität, einer Drohne, einer Armada von 20 Opel ADAM sowie einer schwarzen Witwe. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 31 Jul 2014 | 11:49 am

Corsa E-Lenkung – Richtungweisend

Zur herausragenden Fahrdynamik des Corsa E trug Entwicklungsingenieur Sascha Staudinger maßgeblich bei. Wir wollten von dem Lenkungs-Experten im Rüsselsheimer ITEZ wissen, wo und wie genau die fünfte Generation des designierten Bestsellers spürbar besser geworden ist. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 24 Jul 2014 | 9:55 am

Can Mr. Lincoln Go To China?

The Perennially Troubled American Luxury Brand Sees a Future in the East ...

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 25 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am

Audi TT Offroad Concept in Beijing Previews Upcoming Tech

The Audi TT Offroad concept in Beijing looks like the Allroad Shooting Brake concept but with two extra doors.

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 21 Apr 2014 | 2:30 pm

Lexus RC F walkaround video from New York Auto Show

Lexus officially unveiled the RC F Coupe at the NAIAS in Detroit in early 2014, three months later the sports coupe joined the 2014 New York International Auto Show ...

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am

Chevrolet unveils Transformer 4's Autobots in New York

Chevrolet is currently showcasing at New York Auto Show its Autobots for Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 18 Apr 2014 | 11:40 am

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

As electric vehicles sales remain weak, China is considering adding new measures to entice buyers into buying electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. It wasn’t long ago that the Chinese government backed away from its plan to gradually reduce EV subsidies (instead opting for much less steep reductions over the next few years). It now appears that the government intends to add more icing to th ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 2 Apr 2014 | 4:12 am

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

As electric vehicles sales remain weak, China is considering adding new measures to entice buyers into buying electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. It wasn’t long ago that the Chinese government backed away from its plan to gradually reduce EV subsidies (instead opting for much less steep reductions over the next few years). It now appears that the government intends to add more icing to th ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 2 Apr 2014 | 4:12 am

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

SAIC has already unveiled their G10 MPV to Chinese media, but soon it will be available for purchase with March 21st being set as the launch date. The handsome new MPV will be priced extremely competitively with pricing start at just over 120,000RMB to 219,800RMB. Why such a big price range? Because the Maxus comes with the choice of a naturally aspirated 2.4L engine and also a 2.0 turbo powered e ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 20 Mar 2014 | 3:07 am

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

SAIC has already unveiled their G10 MPV to Chinese media, but soon it will be available for purchase with March 21st being set as the launch date. The handsome new MPV will be priced extremely competitively with pricing start at just over 120,000RMB to 219,800RMB. Why such a big price range? Because the Maxus comes with the choice of a naturally aspirated 2.4L engine and also a 2.0 turbo powered e ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 20 Mar 2014 | 3:07 am

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

Chevrolet’s second SUV to be built in China will launch in the second quarter of 2014 according to GM, the sister vehicle to the Buick Encore is already being produced in China and will see a market launch soon. As with the Encore, the Trax uses the same 1.4T engine with no naturally aspirated model yet available – although that could potentially change in the near future. Power will b ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 19 Mar 2014 | 6:27 am

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

Chevrolet’s second SUV to be built in China will launch in the second quarter of 2014 according to GM, the sister vehicle to the Buick Encore is already being produced in China and will see a market launch soon. As with the Encore, the Trax uses the same 1.4T engine with no naturally aspirated model yet available – although that could potentially change in the near future. Power will b ...

Source: China Car Times - China Auto News China Car Times - China Auto News | 19 Mar 2014 | 6:27 am

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: spy shots

These spy photos show us the new edition of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, whose launch is planned for 2014. This group of Grand Cherokee has been immortalized in one of the first tests carried out by the[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 1:39 pm

Mazda MX-5: the European Model Year 2013

From next autumn Mazda will make available in Europe the new MX-5, subject to an overall update to improve technical and safety aspects. The Japanese designers have also revised the front end and[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 11:54 am

Toyota Corolla Tourer or Toyota Auris: Exclusive Spy Shots

Here are new spy shots of the Toyota Auris or Toyota Corolla Tourer. The images were taken in Southern Europe while the car was undergoing a series of hot weather testing. The last estate model[...] ...

Source: eurocarblog eurocarblog | 11 Jul 2012 | 11:00 am

Ford tops F-150 range with new-for-2013 Limited

Ford channels the long-departed Lincoln Mark LT for its new F-150 Limited.

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 26 Jun 2012 | 12:01 am

Acura RL replacement to be built in North America?

In a move designed to further insulate it from a tough domestic currency exchange rate, Honda is apparently getting serious about building its next Acura flagship in North America. Production of the current, slow-selling Acura RL/Honda Legend will reportedly end next month in order to give Honda more capacity for better-selling models, reports The Japan [...] ...

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 25 Jun 2012 | 4:52 pm

Mazda will bring 205-horsepower MX-5 GT Concept to Goodwood

Mazda's street-legal MX-5 GT Concept will run up the hill at Goodwood in the First Glance class.

Source: New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews New and Used Car Reviews & Auto-Industry News – LeftLaneNews | 25 Jun 2012 | 3:45 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! பகுதி - 3

1958 – ல் நான் துணை விடுதிக் காப்பாளனாகப் பொறுப்பேற்ற போதுதான், விடுதி வரவு - செலவுகளைக் கண்காணிக்கவும், கணக்கு எழுதவும் தனியாகக் கணக்கர் நியமிக்கப் ப ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 11 Feb 2012 | 2:22 am

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! பகுதி - 3

1958 – ல் நான் துணை விடுதிக் காப்பாளனாகப் பொறுப்பேற்ற போதுதான், விடுதி வரவு - செலவுகளைக் கண்காணிக்கவும், கணக்கு எழுதவும் தனியாகக் கணக்கர் நியமிக்கப் ப ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 11 Feb 2012 | 2:22 am

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! - பகுதி - 2

பகுதி - 2பழைய கனவுகளில் மூழ்கி, தலைப்பை மறந்து, பாதை மாறி, வெகு தூரம் வந்து விட்டேன்! மன்னியுங்கள்! மீண்டும் 1957 ஆகஸ்டு முதல் தேதிக்குப் போவோம்!  காலைச் ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 22 Jan 2012 | 1:28 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!! - பகுதி - 2

பகுதி - 2பழைய கனவுகளில் மூழ்கி, தலைப்பை மறந்து, பாதை மாறி, வெகு தூரம் வந்து விட்டேன்! மன்னியுங்கள்! மீண்டும் 1957 ஆகஸ்டு முதல் தேதிக்குப் போவோம்!  காலைச் ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 22 Jan 2012 | 1:28 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!!

1957- ஆம் ஆண்டு, ஆகஸ்டுத் திங்கள், முதல் நாள், அன்று தான் அதிராம்பட்டினம் மண்ணில் முதல் தடவையாகக் காலை வைத்தேன்! முதல் நாள் அன்றே மூன்று வியப்புக் குறிக ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 18 Dec 2011 | 1:20 pm

மூன்று வியப்புகள்!!!

1957- ஆம் ஆண்டு, ஆகஸ்டுத் திங்கள், முதல் நாள், அன்று தான் அதிராம்பட்டினம் மண்ணில் முதல் தடவையாகக் காலை வைத்தேன்! முதல் நாள் அன்றே மூன்று வியப்புக் குறிக ...

Source: தென்றல் தென்றல் | 18 Dec 2011 | 1:20 pm

Auto Safety Coverage Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of automotive safety. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Car safety information now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/. To stay connected via social media as...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:16 pm

Car Technology News Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of automotive technology. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Coverage of car technology now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/car-technology/. To stay connected via social media...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:15 pm

Automotive Green Coverage Moves to Edmunds.com

Thank you for your interest in Edmunds.com's coverage and analysis of green issues related to the auto industry. AutoObserver.com is being integrated into a new area of Edmunds.com. Green coverage now can be found at http://www.edmunds.com/fuel-economy/. To stay connected...

Source: AutoObserver AutoObserver | 14 Dec 2011 | 12:13 pm

Cars in India

India is presently ranked 17th amongst auto car manufacturing countries in the world. Keeping in pace with the ever growing demand for cars, the production of cars has also been on a high off late. Thanks to a huge export potential and favorable Government policy, multinational companies have been eyeing at India to set up [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 23 Nov 2011 | 11:46 am

Where To Find Loan Sharks Online

If you are in a pinch and looking for loan sharks online, then you must be in need of financial Being that the economy is in bad shape, and that it may take a while before the economy levels out again (or rises hopefully), most people are looking for some type of relief from their [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 22 Nov 2011 | 11:23 am

Car Donation Companies

Car donation involves collecting old cars from donors and donating them to charity institutions that need donations. Car donation companies are basically intermediaries or links between the donors and the people who are ultimately benefited due to these donations. They help in funding public charities. Certain companies help even those organizations, which do not have [...] ...

Source: AUTOinCAR AUTOinCAR | 21 Nov 2011 | 10:23 am

Breaking News: GM to sell diesel Chevy Cruze: report

The Chevrolet Cruze, the most popular car in the US in June, will come in a diesel version, two people briefed on General Motors Co product plans say.

Source: drive.com.au - Latest News drive.com.au - Latest News | 13 Jul 2011 | 8:44 am

Toyota promises to improve Camry interior

Lately Toyota has been refreshing its products with sadly disappointing interiors. In the eyes of repeat customers, such as Sienna buyers, the latest models are sporting harder, cheaper plastics. Making this more apparent is the recent boost in...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 20 Jun 2011 | 1:42 pm

Ford's C-Max loses some of its 'Max'

Sliding doors wasn’t just a great Gwyneth Paltrow movie, it is also a great way to access the rear quarters of your family hauler. Whether it is a tight parking space, having your arms full...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 9 Jun 2011 | 5:08 pm

Will creepy photos or eco facts get Americans to quit smoking?

In the age of shock and awe it takes a lot of effort to get a person’s attention, especially smokers. They’ve been told by medical professionals dangerous impact of their habit, but addiction keeps... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 3 Jun 2011 | 5:23 pm

Nissan’s latest ad for the Leaf exacts revenge on Chevy’s Volt

Rivalries aren’t a foreign concept in the business world. Coke hates Pepsi, Microsoft can’t stand Apple, and Boeing certainly isn’t Airbus’ BFF. It seems that these spats have leaked into the growing... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 29 May 2011 | 2:54 pm

London gets juiced up with new electric car charging stations

Most drivers have a friendly neighborhood gas station, but what about electric car charging points? Chances are you’re more likely to find a one in your neighbor’s garage next to their shiny new Volt... This is a summary only, read the whole article on TaintedGreen.com ...

Source: Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green Tainted Green - Unearthing the Truth About Green | 27 May 2011 | 5:21 pm

BMW executive regrets 5-Series wagon decision

BMW North America CEO Jim O'Donnell recently told trade publication Automotive News that he regrets having pulled the 5-Series station wagon from his U.S. lineup. BMW had theorized that its wagon buyers would flock to...

Source: Michael Sheena's feed Michael Sheena's feed | 21 May 2011 | 7:59 pm

Toyota Recalls Another 2 Million Cars. Apology Needed.

When NASA released the results of a 10-month study on Toyota vehicles on Feb. 8 concluding that the automaker's cars did not have an electronics problem that caused unintended acceleration, one of Bloomberg BusinessWeek's columnists said the media owed the company an apology. There is no ghost in the machine and the intense media coverage caused a frenzy, Bloomberg BusinessWeek columnist Ed Wallac ...

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 24 Feb 2011 | 4:46 pm

Darth Vader Works His Mojo for VW, but Mini Misses the Mark

After my last missive gave a 'thumbs down' to Chrysler's 200 ad, which aired during the Super Bowl, one reader asked for my take on Volkswagen's "Darth Vader" spot for the Passat. Since more of you disagreed with my view on Chrysler's Eminem ad than sided with me, I'm flattered. In VW's ad, a young boy is marching around his house in a Darth Vader costume that must be the envy of the neighborhood.

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 11 Feb 2011 | 5:28 pm

Eminem earned Chrysler some buzz. Sales may be tougher get.

It can only be a good sign that Detroit carmakers have the cash on hand to advertise in pricey venues like the Super Bowl. But in Chrysler's case, the money for its "Imported from Detroit" ad for the new 200 sedan may have been better spent elsewhere. The commercial starts with gritty images of bleak urban ruins, smoke stacks and downtown Detroit set against a lead-grey sky. The narrator asks, " ...

Source: Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek Automotive Blog - BusinessWeek | 7 Feb 2011 | 5:47 pm

Production and Sales of 'Camry Hybrid' Begin in China

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that today GAC Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. (GTMC), TMC's joint vehicle-production and sales company with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Automobile) in China, held a ceremony and press conference in Guangzhou, Guangdong, to mark the beginning of production and sales of the "Camry Hybrid" sedan.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 11 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

TMC's Production and Sales JV in Pakistan Turns 20

Tokyo-TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces that Indus Motor Company Limited, TMC's joint-venture production and sales company with House of Habib, held a ceremony today at its plant in Karachi, Pakistan to mark the company's recent 20th anniversary.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 5 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

On Completion of Production at NUMMI

On April 1, 2010 at 9:21 a.m. (U.S. Pacific Daylight Time), the last Corolla rolled off the production line at NUMMI, marking the end of vehicle production at the plant, which spanned 25 years.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Apr 2010 | 11:00 am

Comprehensive Analysis Raises Concern About Professor's U.S. Congressional Testimony, ABC News Segment

TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announces U.S. sales subsidiary Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. replicated on March 8 (in the U.S.) a recent demonstration of an "unintended acceleration" event by Professor David Gilbert of Southern Illinois University of the United States.

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 8 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

Prepared Testimony of Shinichi Sasaki Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Corporation Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Prepared Testimony of Shinichi Sasaki Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Corporation Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation ...

Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

Prepared Testimony of Yoshimi Inaba President and COO, Toyota Motor North America (TMA) and Chairman and CEO of Toyota Motor Sales Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

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Source: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION GLOBAL SITE | 1 Mar 2010 | 10:00 am

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