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Mazda Partneraktion Von Kap zu Kap im Mazda3

Mazda und AUTO BILD schicken zwei Leser auf eine Reise vom nördlichsten bis zum südlichsten Zipfel Europas. Nur fünf Tage haben die beiden Teilnehmer für die 5563 Kilometer Zeit. Verfolgen Sie den abenteuerlichen Trip!

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 25 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am

Nissan shows self-cleaning car coated in nano paint

Filed under: Europe, Technology, Videos, Hatchback, Nissan Washing the car is an activity like mowing the lawn that some people love and others find to be an absolute chore. For the latter group, Nissan may have an answer. Nissan is testing a nano-paint coating that could make the car wash a very infrequent place to visit. Shown on a European Note hatchback, the key is a special layer of super-h ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 24 Apr 2014 | 8:31 pm

Mitsubishi scores record global operating profits

Filed under: Japan, Mitsubishi, Earnings/Financials In the minds of many auto enthusiasts, Mitsubishi has become an afterthought. It has transformed from a company known for its turbocharged, all-wheel-drive rally machines into an automaker with a very boring lineup. Maybe we are being unfair, though. While the company doesn't have much of a performance presence anymore, the Japanese brand is doi ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 24 Apr 2014 | 8:01 pm

Scoop: New 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon Eases Up on the Camo

This is our best look yet at the upcoming 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate/Wagon, with very little camouflage covering only the rear quarter windows and tail lamps. It's not as slick or swoopy as Benz's other upcoming wagon, a coupe-fied estate based on the CLA, but it does look handsome in these pictures. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:30 pm

Scoop: New 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon Eases Up on the Camo

This is our best look yet at the upcoming 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate/Wagon, with very little camouflage covering only the rear quarter windows and tail lamps. It's not as slick or swoopy as Benz's other upcoming wagon, a coupe-fied estate based on the CLA, but it does look handsome in these pictures. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:30 pm

Official: FTC officials question 'bad policy' that stops Tesla's direct sales

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors, Legislation and Policy It looks like Elon Musk has a new group of allies over at the Federal Trade Commission. Writing on the FTC blog, three high-level FTC officials came out against the "protectionist" network of laws in the US that govern automotive dealers and prevent, in some cases, Tesla Motors from selling its cars directly to customers ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:28 pm

FTC officials question 'bad policy' that stops Tesla's direct sales

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors, Legislation and Policy It looks like Elon Musk has a new group of allies over at the Federal Trade Commission. Writing on the FTC blog, three high-level FTC officials came out against the "protectionist" network of laws in the US that govern automotive dealers and prevent, in some cases, Tesla Motors from selling its cars directly to customers ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:28 pm

Mitsubishi Posts Record Operating Profit

Mitsubishi reports record profits and rising global sales.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:04 pm

Watchdogs Has Potential for Exciting, Unscripted Car Chases

Ubisoft has released yet another gameplay trailer for their upcoming open world action game Watchdogs. It focuses on how players will seamlessly connect to each other’s game, sometimes unbeknownst to the person whose session they have infiltrated… Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:02 pm

Watchdogs Has Potential for Exciting, Unscripted Car Chases

Ubisoft has released yet another gameplay trailer for their upcoming open world action game Watchdogs. It focuses on how players will seamlessly connect to each other’s game, sometimes unbeknownst to the person whose session they have infiltrated… Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:02 pm

Mercedes-Benz E-class E400 AMG Sport Plus coupe first drive review

Luxury rear-drive coupé aims to appeal to keener drivers with a 329bhp twin-turbo petrol V6 and a host of AMG upgrades The E400 AMG Sport Plus is the flagship version of Mercedes-Benz's revamped E-class coupé range.It's designed to appeal to keener drivers, a fact emphasised by it being offered with a solitary choice of engine – a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 that produces 329bhp and 325lb ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:01 pm

Mercedes-Benz E-class E400 AMG Sport Plus coupe first drive review

Luxury rear-drive coupé aims to appeal to keener drivers with a 329bhp twin-turbo petrol V6 and a host of AMG upgrades The E400 AMG Sport Plus is the flagship version of Mercedes-Benz's revamped E-class coupé range.It's designed to appeal to keener drivers, a fact emphasised by it being offered with a solitary choice of engine – a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 that produces 329bhp and 325lb ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:01 pm

British Pathé Is The Best Treasure Trove Of Crazy Vehicular Videos

Yesterday we featured a video of the Dynasphere , a crazy electric monowheel-thing from the 1930s. That was pretty neat, but the truth is, it comes from a wondrous cache of old-timey videos. It's called British Pathé and it's a great way to lose hours and hours.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 24 Apr 2014 | 7:00 pm

Spyshot : Mercedes S 600 Pullman

Oubliez la longueur de la dernière Mercedes S 65 AMG Maybach. Le modèle pris en flagrant délit aujourd’hui bat très largement la version destinée à faire revivre l’appelation Maybach. Reprenant la tradition des Mercedes 600 taille Chef d’Etat, cette prochaine version de la Classe S devrait être la très attendue Pullman basée normalement sur la [...] Cliquez sur le titre ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:56 pm

News briefs: Grand Cherokee up 60.6% in EU; Edmunds predicts April growth

Jeep Grand Cherokee... European sales grew 60.6% in March, leading a 32.4% growth spurt for the Jeep brand. Jeep brand March sales [ 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 | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:51 pm

Revêtement auto-nettoyant en test chez Nissan

Il y a un an, Subaru nous avait dévoilé, pour un poisson d’avril, que sa Subaru XV pouvait s’auto-nettoyer. Du délire à la réalité, il y a peut-être moins de distance qu’on ne l’imagine, puisqu’une peinture auto-nettoyante en cours de tests chez Nissan. Dénommé Ultra-Ever Dry, ce revêtement auto-nettoyant crée une couche protectrice d’air entre la p ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:46 pm

Report: Johammer EV motorcycle promises wild style [w/video]

Filed under: Videos, Motorcycle, Electric This is the Johammer electric motorcycle, which for at least six years prior to now has been known as the "biiista" - you can still make out that word stamped into the fluted aluminum fairing behind the front footpeg in the image above. We're not sure what's behind the rebranding, but the electro-moto is produced by Austrian company Hammerschmid Maschinen ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:44 pm

Spyshot : Audi R8 LMS Ultra

Pas de répit chez Audi Sport. Alors que l’équipe de course pense ses plaies après ses malheurs de Silverstone et est déjà dans le marathon de la reconstruction de ses autos en vue des 6 heures de Spa, une équipe d’essais lime le bitume à Monza avec une R18 e-tron Quattro et, ce qui nous [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et faites nous part de vos commentaires!

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:41 pm

Ford Shows 10 Extreme Ways it Torture-Tested the 2015 F-150 Truck [w/Videos]

People buy pickup trucks because they’re tough, and as the segment's leader, the Ford F-150 must not disappoint in this respect. The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 underwent 10 million cumulative miles of durability testing, both in real world, from mountaintops to frozen lakes, and in simulated environments. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:35 pm

Ford Shows 10 Extreme Ways it Torture-Tested the 2015 F-150 Truck [w/Videos]

People buy pickup trucks because they’re tough, and as the segment's leader, the Ford F-150 must not disappoint in this respect. The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 underwent 10 million cumulative miles of durability testing, both in real world, from mountaintops to frozen lakes, and in simulated environments. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:35 pm

Humongous Column Of 'Ukrainian Militia' Heads To Ukrainian Border

As we've seen for weeks, Russian special forces patriotic, hardworking, and all-around-good local Ukrainian self-defense militia have been taking over sites in eastern Ukraine. And now it looks like this huge armored column of "militia" is heading over from Russia to help out some more.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:13 pm

How Long Can Germany Fend Off The Japanese Luxury Brands This Time?

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today, we have reports from Car and Driver, Gizmag and Motoramic.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 24 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm

AMG could offer more models with a four-cylinder engine - report

AMG CEO Tobias Moers has revealed the company's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine could be fitted to models besides the A 45 AMG, CLA 45 AMG and GLA 45 AMG.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 24 Apr 2014 | 5:35 pm

BMW M6 GranCoupe gets the BMW Individual treatment

BMW is highlighting their individualization program by showcasing a bespoke M6 GranCoupe.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 24 Apr 2014 | 5:05 pm

Lincoln to Potentially Rename MKS for 2017 Model Year

Lincoln isn't bringing the MKS to China when it launches later this year, as there are talks of a "new large sedan" that will be better-suited to that specific market.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 5:04 pm

2005 Ford GT Prototype PB1-3 For Sale, Priced At Just $400,000

When is a Ford worth the price of a new McLaren 650S and a year's worth of track days at the Nürburgring? When it's a 2005 Ford GT prototype, apparently. MUST SEE: Lamborghini Gallardo Bursts Into Flames At 200 MPH: Video This example, known by the code PB1-3, is the car used for durability and weather testing during development of the Ford...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:56 pm

Self cleaning car. From Nissan

This is the worst news ever for carwash businesses around the world.Nissan has come up with a self cleaning paint.So far, they are not planning to use it on a production car (not sure why. Except maybe death threats from carwash owners?)But it could be an after market thing.It does seem pretty cool.Although I would love to see how this work on a black car....

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:53 pm

Lamborghini Gallardo gets rainbow camouflage in Malaysia

Motorsport Playground, a Malaysian tuning company for automotive art and design, displayed a rainbow-wrapped Lamborghini Gallardo on its official Facebook page ...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:35 pm

Lamborghini Gallardo Bursts Into Flames At 200 MPH: Video

Italian cars have, not unfairly, developed a reputation for catching fire from time to time, despite sporadic incursions from the Germans. But when they're modified, you can't blame the brand. MUST SEE: 2005 Ford GT Prototype PB1-3 Ford Sale, Priced At Just $400,000 We're not even sure who's to blame here--the physics of an 1,800-plus-horsepower...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:21 pm

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW In Review: Did You Miss Any Of The Best Of The Best?

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:18 pm

CEI to Demonstrate New Traffic Safety Camera Violation Capability at RIMS Conference

CEI will demonstrate the new traffic safety camera violation capability of its DriverCare™ online fleet safety and risk management system at the insurance industry’s largest trade show in Denver, CO, April 27 – April 30. The new functionality was developed and operates in cooperation with American Traffic Solutions (ATS) Fleet Services, a leading provider of road fleet toll and violation man ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:12 pm

Hyundai Profits Suffer From Slow U.S. Sales

With recalls, slow sales, and a weak won, Hyundai's profits remain stagnant.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:04 pm

Video: Watch the BMW i8 get wrung out on the Ring

Filed under: Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Videos, BMW Been wondering where the heck the reviews of the all-new, plug-in-hybrid BMW i8 have been? After all, the car isn't exactly new, having debuted in concept form way back in September of 2009. In August of last year, we even tested a prototype of the new supercar. Despite that, though, we still haven't gotten a crack at the actual vehicle that wi ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:58 pm

Joseph McKillips of Abbott Named New Chairperson of NETS

The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has elected Joseph McKillips, Sr. Manager, Commercial Program Support, Global Environment, Health, and Safety for Abbott, as NETS Board Chairperson for 2014 and 2015. McKillips replaces Sandra Lee, Director Worldwide Fleet Safety for Johnson & Johnson, following a successful two-year term. McKillips has been a member of the NETS Board of Direc ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:55 pm

CEI’s Kathi Croze to Present at Police Fleet Conference

CEI will be presenting case studies of how government and law enforcement vehicle fleets have saved time and money by outsourcing their accident management activities at the Police Fleet Expo-West 2014 show in Kansas City, MO, April 29 through May 2. Representing CEI at the event will be Kathi Croze, national manager for government fleet sales. “Two of the main reasons government fleets use CEI ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:35 pm

2014 Chevrolet Z28 Already Sold Out - Ponders Extending Limited Production

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:22 pm

Top 5 Kia Sedona Introduction Video Reviews

You often hear it said that seeing is believing, which is why so many people are clamoring to get a look at the upcoming 2015 Kia Sedona. There has been a lot of talk about the potential CUV styling of … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:17 pm

Mesures anti-automobilistes, Auto Plus fait le point

Abaissement de la vitesse à 80 km/h, retour de la vignette, cabines leurres... doit-on craindre ces mesures ? La rédaction d’Auto Plus a enquêté.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 24 Apr 2014 | 2:11 pm

Patinage artistique pour deux Audi RS6 Avant !

Les pilotes DTM Timo Scheider et Mattias Ekström s’affrontent sur la glace au volant de l’Audi RS6 Avant. Vidéo !

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:55 pm

Racing Your Mustang Will Void Its Warranty, Despite Line Lock

The 2015 Ford Mustang holds a lot of promise: independent rear suspension, a turbocharged four-cylinder engine option, and a completely new structure--all huge boons to the sports car fan. But what if your Mustang enthusiasm tends toward the straight strip variety? There's plenty to love there, too, from the 5.0-liter V-8 in the GT to the recently...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:46 pm

100 MPH Lamborghini Aventador / Suburban Crash Claims One Life In Miami - Shuts Down Highway For Hours

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:43 pm

Honda Automobiles: Honda to be Partnering Sponsor in 2014 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

As a further extension of its growing commitment to grassroots racing in North America, Honda announced today that it is making a major commitment to the 2014 running of the legendary Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as both a sponsor and race participant, with plans to field products in seven distinct race classes. In addition, Honda will be working with the AMA and the Pikes Peak s ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:31 pm

Honda Automobiles: Acura Pikes Peak NSX

Acura Pikes Peak NSX ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:30 pm

Tesla Delivers China's First Model S, Highlights Local Manufacturing Plans

Tesla has celebrated its first delivery of the Model S EV to China by announcing its intentions to build cars there within the next three to four years. Company CEO Elon Musk said a new Chinese plant would be producing additional EVs to those already built in the US, rather than serving as a shift in production.   Musk said the Chinese market was “very important” t ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm

Un Mini Paceman pick-up pour le fun !

Des photos d’un prototype de Mini Paceman pick-up assemblé par des stagiaires du groupe BMW viennent de faire surface sur Internet.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:13 pm

Pic of the Day #405

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Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:03 pm

Yamaha Super Tenere Worldcrosser

When it comes to tough and versatile all roaders, the Yamaha Super Tenere Worldcrosser is certainly one of the most wanted models in its class. It offers top notch performances and is also reliable to the core – two key attributes that help it stay on top of the pack.Fitted with the Worldcrosser accessory package, the bike has all it needs to be able to deal effortless even with the longest jour ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:01 pm

Yamaha Super Tenere Worldcrosser

When it comes to tough and versatile all roaders, the Yamaha Super Tenere Worldcrosser is certainly one of the most wanted models in its class. It offers top notch performances and is also reliable to the core – two key attributes that help it stay on top of the pack.Fitted with the Worldcrosser accessory package, the bike has all it needs to be able to deal effortless even with the longest jour ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:01 pm

Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase

Land Rover has yet to bring the Range Rover Hybrid to the United States, but the fuel-sipping SUV is already available in Europe and, according to the company, it will go on sale in China next month as well.The big news, however, is that the world’s largest automotive market is also getting the hybrid powertrain in the long-wheelbase version of the Range Rover, allowing Chinese customers to ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:00 pm

Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase

Land Rover has yet to bring the Range Rover Hybrid to the United States, but the fuel-sipping SUV is already available in Europe and, according to the company, it will go on sale in China next month as well.The big news, however, is that the world’s largest automotive market is also getting the hybrid powertrain in the long-wheelbase version of the Range Rover, allowing Chinese customers to ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:00 pm

2016 Holden Volt Spied During Testing

Holden's next-generation Volt plug-in hybrid has been spotted undergoing testing in the USA, sporting bodywork that - if our X-ray specs are functioning correctly - is a lot more organic than the slab-sided sheetmetal of the current model. There's also a set of LED daytime running lamps, but beyond the small blue plug dangling from the front air dam (which is likely part of a diagn ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:47 pm

Kriterien für E-Auto-Förderung E-Autos auf der Busspur

Die Bundesregierung hat die Kriterien für förderfähige Elektroautos festgelegt. Demnach sollen auch Plug-in-Hybride Sonderrechte bekommen.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:20 pm

Volvo V60 D6 AWD R-Design: Schneller Sparer

Sportliches Outfit: Auf der AMI Leipzig zeigt Volvo den Plug-in Hybrid-Diesel V60 D6 AWD erstmals mit R-Design SportpaketWer einen sparsamen Mittelklasse-Kombi aus Schweden fahren möchte, muss seit einigen Monaten nicht auf üppige Leistung verzichten: Im Volvo V60 D6 AWD arbeiten ein 215 PS starker Diesel- und ein 50 kW starker Elektromotor zusammen. Dank ausgeklügelter Plug-in Hybrid-Techn ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:16 pm

2015 Nissan Navara Confirmed, New 4WD SUV In The Works

2015 NISSAN NAVARA Nissan's chief product planner Andy Palmer has confirmed that an all-new fourth-generation Navara pickup will be announced within weeks. The new Navara will replace both the current but ageing D22 and D40 Navara models, with dimensions close to the D40 but with more curves than the D40’s American inspired exterior. Expect all-new styling inside ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:07 pm

IBM to integrate Fiat, Chrysler

Detroit News’ Bryce G. Hoffman reported today that IBM will integrate Fiat’s, Chrysler’s, and CNH’s global computer systems and related business processes.... [ 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 | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Suche nach dem Todesfahrer von Gernrode Polizei bittet um Hilfe

Thüringens Ermittler brauchen die Unterstützung der AUTO BILD-Leser: Ein Plastikteil soll den Unfallfahrer überführen, der auf einer Straße in Gernrode einen Jungen sterben ließ.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

TopSpeed Podcast Episode 008 - "We like Auto Shows More Than we Like Mark"

Happy Thursday everyone! It is time once again for the TopSpeed Podcast. This week we are a man down as Mark is in North Carolina checking out the all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis. We are very jealous of him, and poke lots of fun.Once we get down to business, we cover Weekly Wheels in which Justin discusses a very expensive tiny Mazda, and I wax poetically about how freaking fast the Nissan GT-R is.Ne ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

TopSpeed Podcast Episode 008 - "We like Auto Shows More Than we Like Mark"

Happy Thursday everyone! It is time once again for the TopSpeed Podcast. This week we are a man down as Mark is in North Carolina checking out the all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis. We are very jealous of him, and poke lots of fun.Once we get down to business, we cover Weekly Wheels in which Justin discusses a very expensive tiny Mazda, and I wax poetically about how freaking fast the Nissan GT-R is.Ne ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Porsche 911 GT3: 991 bekommt Folierung

Die Folierungskünstler von Fostla haben sich die jüngste GT3-Generation vom Typ 991 zur Brust genommen und verpassen der Rennversion ein giftgrünes GewandDie Evolution hat der Extremausgabe Porsche 911 GT3 im Jahr 2013 die neueste Generation vom Typ 991 beschert. 475 PS, eine Topgeschwindigkeit von 315 km/h und so leicht wie nie zuvor präsentiert sich der puristische Ableger der Sportwagen-Iko ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:50 am

Cool Photos Of Kia Soul Plus, Painted In Titanium Gray Color

The latest in our Kia owner’s series takes us to Tampa, Florida, where we find Phil, a retired former resident of Southern California who now lists iPhone art among his hobbies. The photos he has taken as part of his … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:48 am

2015 Ford S-Max testing in the US

We've all pretty much seen how the next S-Max will look like.It will be a production version of last year's S-Max concept. Which looks great.But this early test mule was caught in the US. And the S-Max has never been sold in the US. So far...I think it would be a good idea for Ford to bring it over here.On another note, the S-Max mule was parked next to a giant, covered up pick up truck. Which cou ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:48 am

Keeping your cool on the track is just as important as winning in the BTCC

As the second race weekend of the 2014 British Touring Car Championship passes, it's becoming clear just how competitive this season is going to be It may be easy for some people to get complacent after a few wins at the start of this new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season, but the real trick is not to let the wins, or the losses, go to your head.I'll admit there were elements of t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:41 am

Keeping your cool on the track is just as important as winning in the BTCC

As the second race weekend of the 2014 British Touring Car Championship passes, it's becoming clear just how competitive this season is going to be It may be easy for some people to get complacent after a few wins at the start of this new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season, but the real trick is not to let the wins, or the losses, go to your head.I'll admit there were elements of t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:41 am

2005-06 LX warranty extension

Chrysler has issued a service bulletin (#14-002-14) for the 2005-06 Chrysler 300, Dodge Magnum, and Dodge Charger V8s (with 19-gallon fuel tanks),... [ 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 | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:30 am

BTCC 2014 race report - highlights from Donington Park

The second race weekend of the new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season sees Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff prove dominant in their MGs, but Gordon Shedden makes history in his Honda Civic Tourer Gordon Shedden makes Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship history during the second race weekend at Donington Park. Re-live the action with highlights from the track, as the likes of Jas ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:26 am

BTCC 2014 race report - highlights from Donington Park

The second race weekend of the new Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season sees Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff prove dominant in their MGs, but Gordon Shedden makes history in his Honda Civic Tourer Gordon Shedden makes Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship history during the second race weekend at Donington Park. Re-live the action with highlights from the track, as the likes of Jas ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:26 am

‘Automobilist betaalt te veel parkeergeld’

Bijna driekwart van de Nederlandse automobilisten koopt bij de parkeerautomaat vooraf te veel tijd in en is daardoor onnodig veel geld kwijt. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek van Parkmobile.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:15 am

AUTOWEEK LIVE: Rarara… En win een auto!

In onze special heb je al kort kunnen lezen dat je tijdens het evenement een auto kunt winnen. Inmiddels kunnen we meer over de ins en outs van deze ludieke wedstrijd uit de doeken doen.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:08 am

Earth Week Guest Post: Automakers Cooperate for the Good of People and Environment Worldwide

It might come as a surprise to consumers and auto industry insiders alike that 14 global automakers have recently reached an unprecedented agreement that will benefit the […]The post Earth Week Guest Post: Automakers Cooperate for the Good of People and Environment Worldwide appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:04 am

Toyota Celebrates A Decade of Energy Excellence

ERLANGER, Ky. (April 24, 2014) – What do the cities of Dallas, Texas and Oakland, Calif. have in common?  A lot, according to Toyota’s engineers, despite the two cities being separated by nearly 1,700 miles with different demographics and industries. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 24 Apr 2014 | 11:00 am

Ecclestones Konter: Angriff auf Belastungszeugen

Bernie Ecclestone bleibt auch vor Gericht dabei: Er hat den früheren BayernLB-Vorstand Gribkowsky nicht bestochen. Zum Prozessauftakt lässt der Formel-1-Chef stundenlang eine Stellungnahme verlesen - und greift dann den Hauptbelastungszeugen an.München (dpa) - In einem spektakulären Schmiergeldprozess will Bernie Ecclestone mit neuen Unschuldsbeweisen seine Zukunft als Formel-1-Chef retten. Z ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:56 am

BMW X7

X7 still photos here: http://www.worldcarfans.com/114042473935/bmw-x7-spied-for-the-first-time/lowphotos#2 Whats funny is that they forgot to tape...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:28 am

Nieuws: Hongqi L5 is duurste Chinese auto ooit

De Hongqi L5 was oorspronkelijk ontwikkeld voor Chinese regeringsfunctionarissen en de partijbonzen van het communistische bestel. Kwestie van ervoor te zorgen dat die zich niet met buitenlandse merken moesten voortbewegen.Voor particulierenDe Hongqi L5 is nu ook particulier te koop. De 5,55m lange, 2 meter brede en 1,58m hoge limousine wordt aangedreven door een 402pk en 548Nm ster...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:28 am

GM krijgt harde tik van terugroepacties

De financiële afdeling van General Motors heeft een zwaar eerste kwartaal achter de rug als gevolg van de omvangrijke terugroepactie die het autoconcern onlangs op touw moest zetten.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:27 am

2015 BMW 7-Series (Bimmer)

So searching for thread yielded nothing, so might as well start...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:21 am

17 definitive concept cars feature in new Atlanta exhibition

17 definitive concept cars feature in new Atlanta exhibition ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:09 am

Ausgezeichnetes Design – Mark Adams im Interview

Mark Adams verantwortet die preisgekrönte Opel-Formensprache aus skulpturalem Design und deutscher Ingenieurskunst. Im Interview erklärt der Opel-Designchef und Vice President Design GM Europe seine Philosophie und welche Hinweise der Monza Concept auf das zukünftige Markendesign gibt. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:04 am

Ausgezeichnetes Design – Mark Adams im Interview

Mark Adams verantwortet die preisgekrönte Opel-Formensprache aus skulpturalem Design und deutscher Ingenieurskunst. Im Interview erklärt der Opel-Designchef und Vice President Design GM Europe seine Philosophie und welche Hinweise der Monza Concept auf das zukünftige Markendesign gibt. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 24 Apr 2014 | 10:04 am

Chevrolet’s Small Car Portfolio Offers Big Variety

Chevy’s small-car lineup offers more choice for customers, now including the updated 2015 Cruze and the new 2015 TraxThe post Chevrolet’s Small Car Portfolio Offers Big Variety appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 24 Apr 2014 | 9:44 am

Driven: McLaren 650S

Nobody will say no to a day with the newest model of McLaren. Definitely not when you’ve already driven the 12C Coupé. McLaren says that the 650S is a big improvement of the 12C. The 650S is a big success and they even ended the production of the 12C. McLaren is doing great and they do everything they can to bring their car to the attention. The 12C was a great car but still needed some improve ...

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 9:29 am

Nieuws: Event Concept toont Chinees designkunnen

Deze niet zo creatief gedoopte ‘Event Concept’ staat op het Autosalon van Peking te blinken. Het is een showmodel van de nog jonge Chinese designstudio CH Auto. Ook al een naam die bij ons niet meteen de fantasie opstookt, maar misschien kan het model zelf dat wel.Lichtgewicht en elektrischDe Event Concept heeft een koetswerk in met carbon versterkt plastic en rust op een onderstel...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 24 Apr 2014 | 9:22 am

Honda Automobiles: Honda Project Drive-In Helps Fund New Digital Projector for Brownsville Drive-In

Remaining funds raised through Honda Project Drive-In awarded to Pennsylvania drive-in Brownsville Drive-In has become the tenth drive-in theater to benefit from Honda's Project Drive-In. With the end of 35mm film distribution, and the costly switch to digital projection, Honda created Project Drive-In as a national effort to save as many of America's remaining drive-ins as possible. Through Pr ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 24 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Spotted: three Bugattis in Prague

It happened before that a trio of Bugattis was spotted. Especially in Monaco or London there’s a chance that you manage to spot multiple Veyrons together. Seeing something like that is sensational, even at a dealership. In Prague, spotter Ondrej Vavra was one of the few to spot the only two Veyrons in the Czech Republic together with a Super Sport.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 8:51 am

Top 10 Facts About Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Diesel exhaust fluid reduces nitrogen oxide but some drivers still have misconceptions about what it is and does.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 24 Apr 2014 | 8:30 am

McLaren won't build a SUV

Almost every sports car manufacturer has a four-seater car nowadays. Porsche started with the Cayenna and many others followed. Ferrari made the FF, Bentley comes with an SUV but McLaren announced they won’t build a four-seater or SUV.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 24 Apr 2014 | 8:19 am

Nieuws: Lincoln MKX is voorbode globale SUV

Lincoln heeft op het Autosalon van Peking deze MKX Concept voorgesteld. De eerste keer ooit dat het Amerikaanse merk een première niet op eigen bodem onthulde. En daar is een goede reden voor. Deze SUV zal over de ganse wereld verkocht worden.Gebaseerd op Ford EdgeBabbelziek kan je Lincoln niet noemen over deze MKX Concept. Maar we weten wel dat het model beschikt over een glazen da...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:22 am

Paris Photo Los Angeles presents David Hockney’s BMW Art Car

BMW is the Official Partner of the prestigious Art Fair ...

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 24 Apr 2014 | 4:03 am

Toyota adds Prado to recall list

Airbag recall now includes Prado, though Toyota says fewer HiLux utes affected ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 24 Apr 2014 | 3:12 am

2015 Toyota Yaris.

The Yaris is getting a new look for 2015.Not as much as the Camry, but still. A whole new front and revised rear and interior.The car pictured here is the Hybrid version which we don't get.(Since it would compete with the Prius C)And we don't get the cool glass roof either...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 24 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am

Chery concepts set success agenda for Australia

Early setbacks no barrier to bright future as Ateco stays committed to Chery success ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 24 Apr 2014 | 1:45 am

Dubai Roadster Gearing to Battle BAC Mono & KTM X-Bow

This is the Dubai Roadster, yet another proof of the Middle East’s efforts to create a homebrewn automotive industry. It is worth noting that the images shown here may or may not be the real deal. Supposedly the work of an unnamed Emirati racer and his team, and described as a BAC Mono and KTM […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 23 Apr 2014 | 11:47 pm

Nagari sportscar business escapes Bolwell fire

Fire hits Bolwell’s truck body business, not its car-making operations ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 23 Apr 2014 | 11:35 pm

Audi TT 5-Door

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 23 Apr 2014 | 11:34 pm

Lexus Reveals the All-New 2015 NX at 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

The all-new 2015 Lexus NX compact crossover makes its global debut April 20, 2014, at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 23 Apr 2014 | 7:20 pm

Gear Spotlight: Black Armor Helmets

Black Armor is a new, Texas based helmet manufacture that is owned and operated by Texas Rallysport, a company that's been bringing rallycross events to the Austin, Dallas, and Houston areas for years. James Wilson, owner and operator of Black Armor, tell us his roots have always been in motorsport, but after a stint on the distribution side of racing safety equipment, he turned his sights bac ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 23 Apr 2014 | 6:58 pm

Go with the Flow: Save Water

Saving water = saving money. It’s a pretty basic equation about a very important commodity, and here are five ways you can help, with very little effort. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed preferences.

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 23 Apr 2014 | 6:30 pm

Chevrolet’s Performance Car Lineup: 14 Distinct Models

From Camaros to Corvettes and more, Chevrolet has a performance vehicle for youThe post Chevrolet’s Performance Car Lineup: 14 Distinct Models appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 23 Apr 2014 | 4:55 pm

Karma Making a Comeback

The Karma is back! The Fisker Karma, that is. Fisker Automotive’s electric vehicle boasted cutting edge design, but couldn’t overcome production and quality issues that sucked up millions of dollars and led to its demise. The new version is expected to hit American roads in the middle of 2015. To get all of the details, head over to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Apr 2014 | 4:04 pm

Recall Alert: 2015 Ford Super Duty Pickups

Ford is recalling 4,000 2015 Super Duty pickup trucks due to an issue with the transmission software.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 23 Apr 2014 | 3:56 pm

Speed Secrets: Diversify Your Talent

While some people race for fun, there are others who want to make a living driving a car. I might be able to call myself a factory driver now thanks to Mazda's SKYACTIV-D prototype program, but I'm still busy with a lot of coaching, too. For racers who want to work their way into a professional series or diversify by becoming a coach, there are a number of ways to get started and a lot of ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 23 Apr 2014 | 3:44 pm

Both GM, Ford Expected to See Sharp Drop in Q1 Earnings

The numbers aren’t likely to look very good when General Motors and Ford Motor Co. release their first-quarter earnings results this week, both makers expected to post sharp declines from year-ago levels. More from TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Apr 2014 | 3:41 pm

J.D. Power Gains More Insight into Buyer Behavior

J.D. Power acquired an analytics firm to enhance Power’s ability to measure and track online shopping behaviors and trends of consumers. Korrelate's information about online behaviors will be combined with the Power Information Network new- and used-vehicle retail sales data to improve digital marketing. For more, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Apr 2014 | 3:13 pm

Winding Road Racing's Contingency Sponsorship Program

We are excited to introduce the 2014 Winding Road Racing Contingency Sponsorship Program. Our objective, as always, is to support amateur road racing in the United States. And we want to introduce our brand to as many racers as possible.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 23 Apr 2014 | 1:27 pm

Current Negotiations Could End 'Chicken Tax'

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement could be the key to getting rid of the 'chicken tax' for good.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 23 Apr 2014 | 12:24 pm

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – the 15 cars that really matter

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – the 15 cars that really matter ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 23 Apr 2014 | 9:46 am

Jubiläum in Eisenach: ADAM ist dreimillionstes Auto

Drei Millionen produzierte Autos im Werk Eisenach feierten wir heute mit zahlreichen prominenten Gästen. Um Punkt 11.30 Uhr fuhr das Jubiläums-Fahrzeug, ein weißer ADAM mit ardenblauem Dach, vom Band. Mit über 80.000 europaweiten Bestellungen seit Marktstart im vergangenen Jahr ist unser Lifestyle-Flitzer ein Erfolgsgarant für das Werk in Thüringen. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 23 Apr 2014 | 8:04 am

Jubiläum in Eisenach: ADAM ist dreimillionstes Auto

Drei Millionen produzierte Autos im Werk Eisenach feierten wir heute mit zahlreichen prominenten Gästen. Um Punkt 11.30 Uhr fuhr das Jubiläums-Fahrzeug, ein weißer ADAM mit ardenblauem Dach, vom Band. Mit über 80.000 europaweiten Bestellungen seit Marktstart im vergangenen Jahr ist unser Lifestyle-Flitzer ein Erfolgsgarant für das Werk in Thüringen. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 23 Apr 2014 | 8:04 am

A friend with many benefits: the MINI Connected XL Journey Mate.

Clever app for clever journey planning. Innovative combination of navigation, communication and infotainment that simplifies travel planning and provides drivers with a range of useful information while on the road. Available for the new MINI from April 2014.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 22 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm

Nissan Lannia Concept is Aimed at ‘Post-80s’ Chinese Buyers

Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, the Nissan Lannia Concept was just one of many vehicles designed specifically for the Chinese market. It addresses “the lifestyle of China’s rising ‘Post-80s’ generation.” “Lannia Concept joins our growing family of China-focused models,” Andy Palmer, Nissan’s product boss, said in a statement. “It was designed by Chine ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 22 Apr 2014 | 3:33 pm

VW New Midsize Coupe (2014) first official pictures

VW has revealed a new nichemobile: the NMC, or New Midsize Coupe. Unveiled at the Beijing motor show, it’s a close-to-production concept car that takes VW into new territory: the C-segment four-door coupe class. Target? Mercedes CLA, and the mooted...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 22 Apr 2014 | 1:47 pm

VW New Midsize Coupe (2014) first official pictures

VW has revealed a new nichemobile: the NMC, or New Midsize Coupe. Unveiled at the Beijing motor show, it’s a close-to-production concept car that takes VW into new territory: the C-segment four-door coupe class. Target? Mercedes CLA, and the mooted...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 22 Apr 2014 | 1:47 pm

Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept Heading for Production

The impressive Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept was arguably Volkswagen’s biggest highlight at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. While the company initially insisted it had no plans to make the hot hatch a reality, production plans have already been laid out. In an interview with Car and Driver, research and development head Heinz-Jakob Neusser suggested […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 22 Apr 2014 | 1:12 pm

Citroen C-XR concept (2014) first official pictures

Citroen has unveiled its headline act of the 2014 Beijing motor show: the C-XR concept. It's a compact SUV (what else, these days) that's taller and more stout-looking then the cheeky little C4 Cactus lightweight. Officially a concept car, but...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 22 Apr 2014 | 12:34 pm

Citroen C-XR concept (2014) first official pictures

Citroen has unveiled its headline act of the 2014 Beijing motor show: the C-XR concept. It's a compact SUV (what else, these days) that's taller and more stout-looking then the cheeky little C4 Cactus lightweight. Officially a concept car, but...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 22 Apr 2014 | 12:34 pm

MINI BAR opened in Budapest.

The world’s first MINI BAR, located in the heart of the Hungarian capital city, is The place for MINI fans and friends, day and night.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 22 Apr 2014 | 7:05 am

Kia Debuts K4 Sedan Concept At Beijing Auto Show

Kia has officially unveiled the all-new K4 concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show! The eye-catching 4-door sedan study is an automobile that has been tailored for the Chinese market and previews a production model that is scheduled to go … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 21 Apr 2014 | 3:10 pm

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

2015 Ford Mustang GT's Line-Lock Feature Makes Burnouts Easy

The 2015 Ford Mustang will get a standard electronic line-lock feature to make burnouts easier. Why didn't anyone else think of this?

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 21 Apr 2014 | 1:30 pm

2015 Mini Paceman Gains Power and New Face at Beijing Show

Mini's two-door gets a refresh.

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 21 Apr 2014 | 12:30 pm

Hyundai ix25 SUV Concept Unveiled At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

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 ix25 SUV Concept Unveiled At 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Hyundai has taken wraps off its all-new ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 21 Apr 2014 | 4:18 am

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 | 3:00 am

Volvo V60 Polestar (2014) CAR review

The Volvo V60 Polestar is the most badass estate to grace UK roads since the 850 rocked up to the British Touring Car Championship in 1994 and started barging Vauxhalls and Renaults off the track. It’s a £50k version of...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 8:02 pm

Volvo V60 Polestar (2014) CAR review

The Volvo V60 Polestar is the most badass estate to grace UK roads since the 850 rocked up to the British Touring Car Championship in 1994 and started barging Vauxhalls and Renaults off the track. It’s a £50k version of...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 8:02 pm

Autoline This Week #1813: 50 Years of Mustang

Though manufacturing has been changing the last 25 years many of the workers remained the same. Now as they prepare to retire, how do we get the millennials interested in 21st century factory work? On this week’s Autoline, John McElroy explores that question with Karl Klimek from SquareOne, the SAE’s Chris Ciuca and Tim Grewe from FIRST Robotics.

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 18 Apr 2014 | 11:00 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 | 10:40 am

Volkswagen Golf Sportswagon concept shows its practical side in New York

Volkswagen is offering a sneak preview of a US-spec Golf estate with a near-production Sportwagon concept currently showcased at New York Auto Show.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 18 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am

ix25 Small SUV Teased Ahead Of Its Official Launch

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 ix25 Small SUV Teased Ahead Of Its Official Launch. Hyundai releases first official teaser photo of t ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 17 Apr 2014 | 2:07 pm

Traumhafter Start: Strycek Junior im Astra OPC

Ojeh … so reagierte ich zunächst auf die Motorsport-Leidenschaft meiner Kinder. Heute bin ich stolz und stehe den beiden mit Rat und Tat zur Seite – wie beim zweiten Lauf der neuen Astra OPC Cup-Saison auf dem Nürburgring. Mein Junior Robin ging jetzt erstmals als Mitglied des dmsj Youngster-Racing-Teams an den Start. Hier seine Eindrücke. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 17 Apr 2014 | 10:56 am

Traumhafter Start: Strycek Junior im Astra OPC

Ojeh … so reagierte ich zunächst auf die Motorsport-Leidenschaft meiner Kinder. Heute bin ich stolz und stehe den beiden mit Rat und Tat zur Seite – wie beim zweiten Lauf der neuen Astra OPC Cup-Saison auf dem Nürburgring. Mein Junior Robin ging jetzt erstmals als Mitglied des dmsj Youngster-Racing-Teams an den Start. Hier seine Eindrücke. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 17 Apr 2014 | 10:56 am

New face for the Chevvy Spark

Chevrolet’s Spark microcar is a bit too small for some buyers, but it still seems to be pleasing the manufacturer. In its first year it sold 35% more than expected and was for sale a few years earlie in Europe. ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 16 Apr 2014 | 3:36 pm

Pictures Of The Newly-Launched US-Spec 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sedan

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 Pictures Of The Newly-Launched US-Spec 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sedan. Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 20 ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 16 Apr 2014 | 10:57 am

Bugatti Veyron Seen at Nurburgring

The Buggati name was bought by Volkswagen sixteen years ago and since then they have had a selection of concept cars which eventually turned in to the Veyron. Eleven years ago saw the first one and it is expected that ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 15 Apr 2014 | 3:21 pm

Audi R8 on Nurburgring

The Audi R8 is being worked on now and it was seen recently on the nurburgring with very little disguise on it. The car is now being intently worked on now that the Lamborghini Huracan has been debited. The car ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 14 Apr 2014 | 3:11 pm

Autoline This Week #1812: 50 Years of Mustang

It was April 14, 1964 the day the world met Mustang. From that historic day in New York to the unveiling of today’s latest pony car, the Mustang has become one of the most beloved automotive icons. On this week’s Autoline, John McElroy welcomes the dream team who brought the 50th anniversary edition to life including: Chief Engineer Dave Pericak; Moray Callum Ford’s VP of Design, and Marketi ...

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

Autoline This Week #1811: Who’s Driving Autonomy?

Today people may use Google to search the Internet but someday soon it may be driving their car as well. The search engine giant is also the leader in autonomous vehicle research, though the traditional auto industry is not too far behind. Joining host John McElroy to discuss the future of autonomy on Autoline THIS WEEK is John Capp from General Motors, Steffen Linkenbach from the automotive suppl ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 4 Apr 2014 | 11:00 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

Detroit Auto Show 2014

Detroit's COBO Center again played host to the North American International Auto Show, celebrating its twenty-fifth year. It was held from 13-26 of January.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 3 Feb 2014 | 5:26 am

Tokyo Motor Show 2013

The forty-third Tokyo motor show took place at the Tokyo Big Sight in Ariake, Koto-ku and saw 76 world debuts take place.   ...

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 13 Jan 2014 | 6:57 am

Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

This year's IAA took place in Frankfurt and saw 159 world premieres and 1,091 exhibitors from 35 countries, with major topics being electric mobility and connectivity.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 13 Jan 2014 | 6:42 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 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

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

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