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Nissan IDx Production Potential Fades, Entry-level Z On The Cards?

The chances of a showroom future for Nissan’s retro-styled IDx concepts are fading, according to a new report out of the US this week. Revealed in 2013, the race- and road-styled concepts were trumpeted by former Nissan product boss Andy Palmer (now at Aston Martin) as the product of close consultation with young ‘Generation Z’ motorists, known within Nissan as “digital ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 25 May 2015 | 12:23 pm

Ford Australia Posts $191 Million Loss

Ford Australia has posted a $191 million loss for 2014, with the brand's sales falling to their lowest point in 48 years.  There is a silver lining to the 2014 result, however, with the past year marking an improvement on the $267 million loss recorded for 2013. That year proved the second-worst on record for Ford, with its worst result being a $27 ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 25 May 2015 | 12:20 pm

Criminal History Common Among Repeat High-range Speeders: QUT

Drivers caught repeatedly exceeding speed limits in the high-range category are more likely to have a criminal history away from the roads, a new study has found. Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety (CARRS-Q) has found more than 55 percent of repeat high-range speeding offenders have a criminal history in other areas. Researchers aim ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 25 May 2015 | 12:00 pm

2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix is an own-goal for The Three-Pointed Star

Filed under: Motorsports, Ferrari, Infiniti, Lotus, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Europe, RacingMercedes-AMG Petronas makes another strategy backfire to rob one of its own drivers of victory, undoubtedly the most tragic and exciting event in the 78-lap Monaco Formula One Grand Prix.Continue reading 2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix is an own-goal for The Three-Pointed Star2015 Monaco F1 Grand Prix is an own-goa ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 25 May 2015 | 11:00 am

Yes, Men Really Do Ogle Sexy Italian Bodies

Here's a guy who takes ogling to a whole new, and rather amusing, level.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 10:01 am

Yes, Men Really Do Ogle Sexy Italian Bodies

Here's a guy who takes ogling to a whole new, and rather amusing, level.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 10:01 am

The Nissan IDx Is Reportedly Really, Really Dead

The ongoing saga of the Nissan IDx is a sad one of dreams meeting reality. But now it might coming to its inevitable end, with a Nissan exec telling our friends over at The Truth About Cars that we might not be seeing a pretty, small, retro, inexpensive, rear-drive coupe anytime soon.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 May 2015 | 10:00 am

LKW schleppt Auto ab

Dieser LKW mutiert in einer etwas engeren Straße zum Abschlepper. Der Autobesitzer wird sich freuen, sobald er seine Wagen findet... weiter zu "LKW schleppt Auto ab" ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 May 2015 | 10:00 am

California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesCalifornia is on the verge of running out of green HOV-lane stickers for solo-driving access.Continue reading California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickersCalifornia is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 25 May 2015 08:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink&n ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 25 May 2015 | 9:59 am

California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesCalifornia is on the verge of running out of green HOV-lane stickers for solo-driving access.Continue reading California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickersCalifornia is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 25 May 2015 08:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink&n ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 25 May 2015 | 9:59 am

Dacia Duster Double Cab pickup spotted again, is not a production model

The Dacia Duster Double Cab pickup has returned in a new set of photos made in Romania ...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 25 May 2015 | 9:40 am

L'humeur du GP : le fil de l'affaire Mercedes

Avant et après chaque GP, Sportauto.fr se laisse aller à une humeur très personnelle. A Monaco, on revient en détail sur l'erreur stratégique de Mercedes.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 May 2015 | 9:35 am

Nieuws: 3D-print voor betere camouflage

Het exterieur van nieuwe modellen waarvan de lancering nog even op zich laat wachten, maar die wel al op de weg getest worden, werd vroeger hoofdzakelijk wegstopt door op het koetswerk allerhande plastic en schuimrubberen onderdelen in een donkere kleur te lijmen. Vandaag de dag gebruiken de constructeurs liever camouflagefolie omdat die de meetresultaten niet beïnvloeden en afhanke...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 May 2015 | 9:34 am

Mopar honored by British Drag Racing Hall of Fame

On Saturday, the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame (BDRHoF) announced it is presenting the 2015 Lucas Oil Global Achievement award to Mopar. The award, which will be awarded at the Hall of Fame’s Gala Awards Dinner on November 21, honors the... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allparnews.com for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar News Allpar News | 25 May 2015 | 9:28 am

Porsche Boxster And Cayman Will Get 4-Cylinder Turbo Engines In 2016

We knew this day would come, but we chose to ignore it, thinking it will go away. Increasingly stringent emissions standards, imposed by the European Union, had determined Porsche to re-think its engine offerings. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 9:26 am

Porsche Boxster And Cayman Will Get 4-Cylinder Turbo Engines In 2016

We knew this day would come, but we chose to ignore it, thinking it will go away. Increasingly stringent emissions standards, imposed by the European Union, had determined Porsche to re-think its engine offerings. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 9:26 am

Halve eeuw Renault 16

Het is inmiddels een halve eeuw geleden dat Renault de eerste 16 produceerde. De Fransen leggen een extra dikke laag brie op het stokbrood en vieren 50 jaar Renault 16!

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 May 2015 | 9:02 am

Chevrolet has around 6,000 unsold units of first-gen Volt

According to The Detroit Free Press, Chevrolet has around 6,000 units of unsold first generation Volts sitting on dealer lots.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 25 May 2015 | 9:00 am

Choose Your Own Adventure: Memorial Day Edition

Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place at 9:30 AM every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 May 2015 | 9:00 am

How Ford Overhauled Its F-150 Plants

The story maps out the details needed to gut and reconstruct Ford's two plants, each taking only eight weeks.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 25 May 2015 | 9:00 am

BMW Concept 101 Is A Bavarian Vision Of An American Bagger [33 Pics]

BMW had more than one concept vehicle at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Besides the 3.0 CSL Hommage study, there was also the BMW Motorrad Concept 101 motorcycle, a big touring bike that is described by the manufacturer’s head of design as “the perfect embodiment of American touring”. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 8:48 am

BMW Concept 101 Is A Bavarian Vision Of An American Bagger [33 Pics]

BMW had more than one concept vehicle at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Besides the 3.0 CSL Hommage study, there was also the BMW Motorrad Concept 101 motorcycle, a big touring bike that is described by the manufacturer’s head of design as “the perfect embodiment of American touring”. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 May 2015 | 8:48 am

Lee Greenwood -- 'God Bless The USA'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 May 2015 | 8:30 am

La Golf Cabriolet passe à l’Euro 6

Le constructeur Volkswagen greffe de "nouvelles" motorisations Euro 6 sous le capot de sa Golf Cabriolet.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 May 2015 | 8:28 am

Cadillac ATS-V+ could have 7.0-liter V8 engine

New details are starting to emerge about a higher performance version of the Cadillac ATS-V.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 25 May 2015 | 8:20 am

Mediterraans kleintje

In de onregelmatig terugkerende rubriek ‘In het wild’ zetten we bijzondere auto’s in het zonnetje die we zomaar op straat zijn tegengekomen. Gewoon, omdat het kan en omdat het anno 2015 steeds minder vanzelfsprekend is dat je nog iets leuks aantreft tussen al het grijze leaseblik. Deze keer: een mediterraanse Mini Cooper: de Innocenti Cooper 1300!

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 May 2015 | 8:02 am

Pressestimmen zum Großen Preis von Monaco

Die Deutsche Presse-Agentur hat internationale Pressestimmen zum Großen Preis von Monaco zusammengestellt. SPANIEN:«El País»: «Mercedes sabotiert seinen großen Star. Eine Dummheit des deutschen Teams bringt Hamilton um den...Berlin (dpa) - Die Deutsche Presse-Agentur hat internationale Pressestimmen zum Großen Preis von Monaco zusammengestellt. SPANIEN:«El P ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 May 2015 | 7:46 am

Nissan GT-R volgens Prior Design

Met de 550 pk sterke Nissan GT-R veeg je nagenoeg alles compleet van de kaart, maar Prior Design is van mening dat de sloper uit Japan wel wat extra geweld gebruiken kan.

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 May 2015 | 7:22 am

La Renault 16 a 50 ans, petite rétrospective...

En 1965, le constructeur français Renault lançait la R16, une voiture familiale à vivre. Rétrospective.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 May 2015 | 6:12 am

Fiasko für Hamilton - Rosbergs drittes Fürsten-Diner

Ein unfassbarer Aussetzer in der Mercedes-Kommandozentrale kostet Lewis Hamilton in Monaco den Sieg. Teamaufsichtsrat Niki Lauda fordert Aufarbeitung. Nico Rosberg profitiert und zeigt Mitgefühl. An der Taktikpanne hatte auch Sebastian Vettel...Monte Carlo (dpa) - Vom unbeabsichtigen Sabotage-Akt des eigenen Teams bei Stallrivale Lewis Hamilton ließ sich Nico Rosberg den Appetit beim Diner im F ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 May 2015 | 6:08 am

Nieuws: Golf Mustang kost bijna zoveel als een echte

De pas herboren Ford Mustang voor minder dan € 15.000? Dat kan! Alleen moet je dan genoegen nemen met een veel zwakkere aandrijver dan de 400pk-sterke V8 en best een lidkaart van een of andere golfclub bezitten.Mustang en Cobra als golfkarretjesOmdat schone schijn erg belangrijk is in de golfsport, moet je uiteraard naast in kwalitatief hoogwaardige kleding en met het allerbeste mat...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 May 2015 | 6:07 am

World rallycross could teach Formula 1 a thing or two about fan engagement

World Rallycross Championship at Lydden Hill Uncompromising, all-action racing at Lydden Hill or a dull procession at Monaco? For me there was no contest yesterday By now, the dust and tyre smoke should have cleared from the Kent Downs following yesterday’s thrilling World Rallycross Championship event at Lydden Hill.As I explained prior to my visit, I was looking forward to experiencing WRX f ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 25 May 2015 | 6:02 am

Nico Rosberg Pulls Surprise Victory At 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg secured his third victory in a row at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, with his win in yesterday’s race coming after a mistake made by his own team that cost his teammate and Monaco pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton the top prize. The mistake came when Hamilton was called in to pit for fresh tires under a late...

Source: High Gear Media Network Feed High Gear Media Network Feed | 25 May 2015 | 4:30 am

Nieuws: Porsche: 4-cilinder boxermotor komt voor Cayman, Boxster en 911

Ook Porsche ontsnapt niet aan downsizing in de zoektocht naar almaar lagere CO2- en verbruikscijfers. Bij de introductie van de jongste generatie 911 - de 991 - werd daarom al elektrische stuurbekrachting en een kleinere (3,4l) zescilinder boxer basismotor geïntroduceerd. Maar dat is slechts het begin. In navolging van de volumecontructeurs (wat Porsche eigenlijk ook is) zal ook dit...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 May 2015 | 4:03 am

ARCA win; Monaco Podium; Trans Am disappointment

ARCA: Kyle Weatherman captured the checkered flag in the ARCA 150 that ran Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, New Jersey. Driving the No. 22 Cunningham Motorsports Dodge, the Wentzville, Missouri native picked up his career-first... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allparnews.com for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar News Allpar News | 25 May 2015 | 3:40 am

Dodge drivers now Top 3 in NHRA Funny Car points

Sunday evening, Jack Beckman picked up his second Fuel Funny Car Nationals title at Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas. With the win, Beckman and fellow Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger drivers Ron Capps and Matt Hagan have each won two Wallys. ... [ This is a summary only. Visit http://www.allparnews.com for the full story. ] ...

Source: Allpar News Allpar News | 25 May 2015 | 3:40 am

Concorso d'Eleganza 2015: Preisverleihung Edelstes Blech am Comer See

Ein gelber Renner aus Spanien betört beim Schaulaufen der blechernen Beautys auf dem Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este die Jury. Doch den Titel "Best of Show" holt sich ein bestechend schöner Alfa.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 25 May 2015 | 3:30 am

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage

Seven years since it unveiled the M1 Hommage, a concept car paying tribute to the iconic M1, or BMW’s only true-blue sports car as of 2015, the Bavarian automaker introduced the 3.0 CSL Hommage at the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. As the name suggests, this new concept celebrates the 3.0 CSL, an homologation special launched in 1972 and the brand’s most successful ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 May 2015 | 3:00 am

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage

Seven years since it unveiled the M1 Hommage, a concept car paying tribute to the iconic M1, or BMW’s only true-blue sports car as of 2015, the Bavarian automaker introduced the 3.0 CSL Hommage at the 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. As the name suggests, this new concept celebrates the 3.0 CSL, an homologation special launched in 1972 and the brand’s most successful ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 May 2015 | 3:00 am

More brands caught up in Takata recall

Australian Takata recall web grows with more marques now affected ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 25 May 2015 | 2:43 am

Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘Inspired by Film'

During the launch of the 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith, Rolls-Royce released a two-minute promotional movie titled And the World Stood Still. The highlight of this short feature is the Matrix-like “frozen moment” that uses special photography to capture a single moment from numerous angles. This part of the shoot required 100 SLR cameras, 36 computers and almost a mile of cables.This year, the video ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘Inspired by Film'

During the launch of the 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith, Rolls-Royce released a two-minute promotional movie titled And the World Stood Still. The highlight of this short feature is the Matrix-like “frozen moment” that uses special photography to capture a single moment from numerous angles. This part of the shoot required 100 SLR cameras, 36 computers and almost a mile of cables.This year, the video ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Market Insight: Soft sportscar segment set for upswing

Affordable sportscar segment sales pendulum set to lift with new MX-5, Veloster ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 25 May 2015 | 1:22 am

Fiat Aegea Compact Sedan Debuts in Istanbul, Looks Very Nice

Unveiled at the 2015 Istanbul Motor Show, the all-new Fiat Aegea is a very attractive compact sedan that replaces the long-in-the-tooth Linea. Fiat says the family car pays tribute to Turkey, where it will be built. The Aegea was designed in Italy at the FCA Style Centre and looks notably more refined and sophisticated than […] The post Fiat Aegea Compact Sedan Debuts in Istanbul, Looks Very ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 24 May 2015 | 11:59 pm

Owner meltdown over Toyota’s dud dashboards

Toyota and Lexus owners ask why sticky, shiny dashboards are not replaced in Oz too ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 24 May 2015 | 9:56 pm

Skoda Superb vRS Combi

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 24 May 2015 | 9:12 pm

Lamborghini Gallardo ready to tow your Home Depot load

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Lamborghini, Canada, Coupe, Luxury, PerformanceCanadian channel Canal Vie uses what may be the most unlikely vehicle ever - a Lamborghini - to pull a trailer and carry DIY goods to promote its new renovation show.Continue reading Lamborghini Gallardo ready to tow your Home Depot loadLamborghini Gallardo ready to tow your Home Depot load originally appear ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 24 May 2015 | 8:11 pm

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLC poised to take on BMW X3

Mercedes’ second-generation Audi Q5 rival will be badged GLC, and will go on sale in the UK this autumn Mercedes-Benz’s sales prospects look set to receive a boost later this year with the introduction of the GLC, a new five-seat SUV.The GLC is set to go on sale in the UK this autumn following a planned public debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September. It succeeds the GLK, which was neve ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 May 2015 | 7:01 pm

Fast family cars for under £5000 - used car buying guide

Skoda Octavia vRS There’s no need to sacrifice driver fun on the altar of family responsibility, especially given the prices of these five Buying a family car doesn't mean opting for the mundane. As these options show, functional can also be fast...1 - Skoda Octavia vRS (2004-2013)Under the skin of the Skoda Octavia vRS lurks some of the running gear of the Mk5 Volkswagen Golf GTI, such as a 1 ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 24 May 2015 | 7:01 pm

Porsche Recalls 223 918 Spyders For Service Inspection

Proving that one-percenters can have car problems too, Porsche has issued a worldwide recall for 918 Spyders built before April 2015 for a service inspection. The precautionary recall affects 223 918 Spyders in the United States and a handful of cars in Europe. The issue stems from a wiring harness for a radiator fan than can potentially be damaged by an adjacent carbon-fiber component. Doesn’t ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 May 2015 | 7:00 pm

Porsche Recalls 223 918 Spyders For Service Inspection

Proving that one-percenters can have car problems too, Porsche has issued a worldwide recall for 918 Spyders built before April 2015 for a service inspection. The precautionary recall affects 223 918 Spyders in the United States and a handful of cars in Europe. The issue stems from a wiring harness for a radiator fan than can potentially be damaged by an adjacent carbon-fiber component. Doesn’t ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 24 May 2015 | 7:00 pm

Ferrari 365 GTB/4/Iso Grifo GL 350/Lamborghini Miura P400 S: Vergleich Superschnell & supersexy

Alle drei kommen aus Italien und sind für die meisten von uns unerreichbar. Ansonsten sind diese drei Supersportler so verschieden wie nur irgend möglich - Showdown mit 1072 PS.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 May 2015 | 6:00 pm

SPIED + VIDEO: BMW's All-New M2 Works The Nürburgring And Looks TIGHT Doing It

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 May 2015 | 5:16 pm

Here's What To Expect From Audi's CONFIRMED Electric Q6 And Uber Luxurious Q8

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 May 2015 | 5:06 pm

BMW PGA Championship: A new star is born. Rookie Byeong-Hun An wins record breaking “Players’ Flagship”.

Both Hole-in-One Prizes BMW M4 Coupé and BMW i8 taken.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 24 May 2015 | 4:52 pm

There are still 6,000 first-gen Chevy Volts on dealer lots

Filed under: Green, Chevrolet, Car Buying, Sedan, Electric, HybridThere are still around 6,000 first-generation Chevy Volts at dealers in the United States, and that means big incentives for buyers.Continue reading There are still 6,000 first-gen Chevy Volts on dealer lotsThere are still 6,000 first-gen Chevy Volts on dealer lots originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 24 May 2015 15:05:00 EST. P ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 24 May 2015 | 4:05 pm

#BIMMERFEST: The REAL Stars Of The Show, The VINTAGE BMWs, Come Out To Play!

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 24 May 2015 | 3:29 pm

BMW Motorsport News – Issue 19/15.

24 hours in six minutes: the thrill of the Nordschleife captured on YouTube video – Home outing in Berlin for the BMW i8 Safety Car.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 24 May 2015 | 2:33 pm

Air pollution may be hurting our brains

Filed under: Green, Emissions, SafetyAir pollution doesn't only harm lungs. It could also impair brain function.Continue reading Air pollution may be hurting our brainsAir pollution may be hurting our brains originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 24 May 2015 10:54:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 24 May 2015 | 11:54 am

Top Five Reasons Not to Buy a Pickup

Think of this as a handy cheat sheet to give to people who don't need a pickup, even if you own one.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 24 May 2015 | 9:00 am

Bye Bye Zoom-Zoom: Mazda Goes Deep With New MX-5 Miata Spot: Video

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Source: High Gear Media Network Feed High Gear Media Network Feed | 24 May 2015 | 9:00 am

Audi RS 6 Avant Facelift: Fahrbericht Auf der Überholspur im RS 6

Platz da! Dem Audi RS 6 mit 560 PS gehört die linke Spur. Das Facelift macht den Kombi für seine Fans noch begehrenswerter. Fahrbericht!

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 May 2015 | 6:00 am

NO Mazda2 for the US

 The suits at Mazda have now officially decided not to sell the all new Mazda2 in the US.It is built in Mexico and has been engineered with the US in mind. (Since Toyota will sell us the sedan version as a Scion)Too bad.I test drove the previous model a few years ago and really liked it. And I'm sure the new one is even better.I guess the new CX3 Crossover has a better chance to be popular ov ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 24 May 2015 | 4:49 am

Gumball 3000 Aston Martin Sports New Glow-In-The-Dark Paint

There's nothing like the Gumball 3000. The inter-continental sprint popular with the racers, rappers, rock stars, and ridiculously rich dudes is without a doubt, the most glamorous rally in the world. And given that the starting grid is stacked with hardware like the Rebellion R2K and McLaren P1s, it's also one of the only places in the world...

Source: High Gear Media Network Feed High Gear Media Network Feed | 24 May 2015 | 2:30 am

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage is Striking, Pays Tribute to Iconic 3.0 CSL

The 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was the staging ground for very unique-looking German sports car concept — the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage, which pays tribute the iconic 3.0 CSL. Easy on the eyes, the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage features a bold front fascia with a “modern interpretation of the earlier car’s highly distinctive shark […] The post BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage is Striking, Pa ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 23 May 2015 | 11:54 pm

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Will Have Hellcat Engine

When Chrysler trademarked the Trackhawk name, we suspected they would use it for a high-performance version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and we were right. According to company insiders that spoke with Car & Driver, the 2017 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will essentially be a version of the Grand Cherokee SRT, which is expected to be […] The post 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Will Have H ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 23 May 2015 | 10:46 pm

Shelby Unleashes the Baja 700 Pickup

There will be just 50 of these 6.2-liter V-8 "ego trucks," starting at $45,000 above the cost of a base Raptor.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 23 May 2015 | 9:00 am

Citroen Cactus test drive coming up: Something very different.

While in Europe for a few days, I am actually driving the new Citroen Cactus.So I will be reporting on that very soon.So far so good. Besides looking really cool, and different, it has a 3 cylinder engine.My only previous experience with a 3 cylinder was a quick drive a few weeks ago in a Focus. And I was pretty amazed.Same thing here.More soon....

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 23 May 2015 | 5:17 am

BMW 3.0 CSL hommage concept

http://jalopnik.com/bmw-3-0-csl-hommage-concept-this-is-some-of-it-1706338177 How could this slip unnoticed in CSS radar???

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 23 May 2015 | 4:27 am

BMW Compact Sedan

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 23 May 2015 | 1:24 am

Driven: 2015 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

When the CR-Z launched in 2010, Honda proposed that the car could trace its lineage back to the beloved CR-X, a diminutive 1980s era hatch that befitted from simple design and very light weight – under one ton in some configurations – which equated to spirited performance and nimble handling combined with excellent fuel economy and a low price tag.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 22 May 2015 | 6:52 pm

Jeep Chasing Renegade Software Glitch

FCA is battling a software problem in a small number of Jeep Renegades. The automaker isn't officially saying so, but CEO Sergio Marchionne implied the issue was with the SUV's nine-speed transmission. Go to TheDetroitBureau.com for more.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 22 May 2015 | 4:50 pm

Hyundai Santa Cruz, B-Segment Crossover Could Be Released In Two Years

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! The crossover market is growing fast, and Hyundai are about to make a splash into it by adding a pair of new vehicles in the not too distant future. The vehicles in question will be a production version of the Santa Cruz pickup concept that was so well received, as w ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 22 May 2015 | 3:46 pm

BMW Motorrad “Concept 101” - The Spirit of the Open Road.

Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking concept study: the BMW Motorrad "Concept 101".

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 22 May 2015 | 2:00 pm

Audi partners with Baidu, China's rival to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Audi partners with Baidu, China's rival to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 22 May 2015 | 11:55 am

Fiat Reveals New 4-Door Aegea Project

For those familiar with the pint-sized Fiat 500, the new Aegea concept is likely to seem positively huge. The concept was reveal at the Istanbul Motor Show today and is a study in what can be done with the platform. Will it find U.S. shores? Go to TheDetroitBureau.com to find out.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 22 May 2015 | 11:39 am

Toyota Vows to Solve Takata Airbag Problem

At least one automaker is pledging to get to the bottom of the problem with Takata-produced airbags that has resulted in the largest-single product recall in U.S. history: Toyota. Akio Toyoda, Toyota's president, said fixing the problem was critical. For details, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 22 May 2015 | 10:40 am

Autoline This Week #1916: Merger Mania

On this week’s Autoline John McElroy and a panel of expert analysts dive into the topic of automotive mergers. Joining the panel are Paul Eisenstein from The Detroit Bureau, Fortune’s Doron Levin and Jason Stein from Automotive News.

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 21 May 2015 | 11:00 am

Protecting Customer Brands in Online Auctions

How Xcira works in the remarketing space through its live simulcast auctions and inspection services. The Article Protecting Customer Brands in Online Auctions appeared first on Automotive Digest.

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 21 May 2015 | 1:56 am

US Auctions Did Very Well in Performance Last Year

The number of used vehicles that entered its member auctions increased 3.6% to 15.7 million units, and the number of units sold increased by 6.2%, according to the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA). That comes for the NAAA’s 18th annual membership survey, which also reported that US used vehicle sales at member auctions reached 8.7 million units sold and had a market value of $81.8 billio ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 20 May 2015 | 8:34 pm

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks Before Testing

Consumer Reports had a bad experience test driving the Tesla Model S P85 D when the driver-side door handle failed to let the driver in. The Article Tesla Model S P85D Breaks Before Testing appeared first on Automotive Digest.

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 20 May 2015 | 8:31 pm

Kia Cee’d GT Facelift Flat Out At Nurburgring (Video)

The refreshed Cee’d 5-door hatchback has been spotted undergoing some city and winter testing in previous month’s, and now its latest stop takes it to the world famous test track in Nurburgring, Germany. It was about a month ago when … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 20 May 2015 | 3:11 pm

5 Lesser Known Facts On The Mystery Kia Crossover Vehicle

We have gotten a set of fresh spy shots of a Kia prototype that were taken close to the carmaker’s R&D centre in Germany. There is a definite air of mystery around this car, as it looks unlike anything Kia … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 20 May 2015 | 11:59 am

Mercedes designs the S-Class for the skies

Interesting renders show 'sensual purity' design philosophy extended to aircraft cabin ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 20 May 2015 | 9:53 am

All new Renault Kwid

The tiny and super cheap Kwid is based on a "new platform common to Renault and Nissan".So this could become a new cheap Nissan somewhere in the world.Right now, its market ins mainly India. Where it starts at around $4800 .I repeat, that's $4800!!!!  (A fancier model starts at $6300)To put things in perspective, the famous (or infamous) Yugo was $4000 in the US back in 1986.Considering this, ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 20 May 2015 | 8:11 am

Community Commitment: Toyota Hires Local Grads from Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program

SAN ANTONIO (May 19, 2015) – Two years ago Toyota Texas and Alamo Colleges invested in Bexar County’s future workforce. Today that collaboration started to pay big dividends. 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. | 19 May 2015 | 3:00 pm

Epic Events You Can Drive: One Lap Of America

One Lap Of America is a set of driving competitions mixed with a non-competitive road trip. It starts and finishes in South Bend, IN, from whence you drive 3245 miles during the week to compete at tracks in Nebraska, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky and back home again in Indiana. There are 18 planned track events, of which 13 are time trials on road racing circuits. There are three drag races ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 19 May 2015 | 1:41 pm

Parco Valentino car show aims to emulate Goodwood's success

Parco Valentino car show aims to emulate Goodwood's success ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 19 May 2015 | 11:02 am

Preview: 2016 Dodge Viper ACR

When we drove the 2014 SRT Viper TA last year we loved the brutality of the Viper’s V10, the tenacious grip that the massive footprint offered, and the car’s ability to lap all day without missing a beat. But we also left wondering whether the TA was a bit of a mixed message in terms of a package – the competition-ready seats and track-cailber firmness of the suspension tuning gave the car m ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 18 May 2015 | 6:33 pm

5 Consumer Thoughts On Why Kia Soul EV Sales Have Been So Low Compared To Nissan Leaf

Kia’s highly-praised Soul electric vehicle has a better range and the same price as the Nissan Leaf, yet it sells under a decimal point compared to its Nissan EV counterpart. Torquenews.com wanted to know why the Kia Soul EV sells … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 18 May 2015 | 4:07 pm

Toyota Rewards Academic Excellence

TORRANCE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – Recognizing the many challenges college-bound students face, Toyota awarded tuition support to 22 Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to help with their cost of higher education. Visit @Toyota ACCESS to receive your news via e-mail. Update your RSS feed prefer ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 18 May 2015 | 1:00 pm

Five U.S Cities Named 'Most Water Wise'

TORRANCE, Calif. (May 18, 2015) – Enough to fill 2,300 Olympic-sized swimming pools. 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. | 18 May 2015 | 10:00 am

Hyundai-Kia (USA) Acquire 25% Market Share In The Sub-Compact Car Segment

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! Sales of subcompact cars in the US are on the rise, and sales data shows that Hyundai and Kia are back on top in that segment. It has been 4 months since they last appeared there, and the latest numbers put them ahead of Nissan (and their Versa sub-compact car). Auto ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 15 May 2015 | 10:28 am

Hypermiling – it can save you money!

You’ve possibly been hypermiling without even realising it; the phrase was coined in the USA when Wayne Gerdes launched his onsite community to exchange tips in 2006. Basically it’s using driving habits to minimise fuel consumption. Of course the most effective way to achieve this is to avoid driving at all, but that’s not always practicable.

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 15 May 2015 | 6:02 am

Fresh pictures of 2016 Jaguar F-Pace testing in the UK

The car was spotted today in Upper Dicker, East Sussex, England, UK.

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 14 May 2015 | 2:13 pm

Autoline This Week #1915: The World of Commercial Vehicles

They deliver just about everything that’s in your house…heck they probably even delivered that, too, when it was still in the building stages. “They” are commercial vehicles and on this week’s Autoline, John McElroy and his expert panel introduces to what qualifies as a commercial vehicle, how they’re used and who buys them.

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 14 May 2015 | 11:00 am

Bentley 4 x 4 in Crewe today

Not often a site on my way home from work today. Thought it was a Porche Cayenne at first, no badge & obviously in Crewe. I hadn't a clue what is was & never knew my friend and work colleague is a secret car buff x ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 13 May 2015 | 7:33 am

Hyundai Sonata vs. Ford Mondeo (Fusion In USA) – Best Midsize Sedans

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! When the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore leave the market for good late next year, the large car market in Australia is going to have a hole that needs to be filled. Caradvice.com looked at a pair of cars that may well serve as a replacement. This is what they came ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 10 May 2015 | 2:48 pm

Autoline This Week #1914: Ralph Gilles: FCA’s Designer of Dreams

Ralph Gilles joined Chrysler back in 1992 and has been with the company – which is now called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles – for more than half of his youthful 45 years. He started in Design Office and has held a number of positions over the years until recently when he was promoted to the top design job in FCA, Head of Design. On this edition of Autoline THIS WEEK John McElroy, Scott Burgess of ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 7 May 2015 | 11:00 am

Shanghai Motor Show 2015

Alternating with the Beijing show, the Shanghai event is now one of the most-significant shows of the year. For 2015, the event moved to Shanghai's New Convention Center, the largest of its type in the world.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 29 Apr 2015 | 5:34 am

New York Auto Show 2015

The New York Auto Show experiences the most public visitors of any in the US, thanks in part to the convenient location of the Jacob Javits Center that hosts the event. After a relatively flat 2014 show, the 2015 event was back on form with a number of significant debuts.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 29 Apr 2015 | 5:31 am

Working Together to Build the Clean, Green Economy

This Earth Day we had a good reason to celebrate the high bar the auto industry has set for meeting today’s urgent climate challenges. The fuel efficient cars and trucks rolling […] The post Working Together to Build the Clean, Green Economy appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 24 Apr 2015 | 9:54 am

Fueling Water and Business Growth

How do companies with ambitious global growth strategies secure the water they need to fuel business growth in a world where simply paying more for water will not work? The answer […] The post Fueling Water and Business Growth appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 23 Apr 2015 | 9:43 am

5 Ways to Make an Impact on Earth Day

These tips can help you do your part to save the planet. The post 5 Ways to Make an Impact on Earth Day appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 22 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am

2016 BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe arrives in New York with 600 bhp

The New York Auto Show continues as BMW has taken the wraps off the 2016 ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 2 Apr 2015 | 5:20 pm

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid unveiled [videos]

Toyota has taken the wraps off the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 2 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm

2016 Toyota RAV4 facelift unveiled in New York

The Toyota RAV4 is only a few years old but that hasn't stopped the company from unveiling a facelifted model at the New York Auto Show.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 2 Apr 2015 | 3:30 pm

Geneva Motor Show 2015

The Geneva Motor Show always attracts a host of top-quality exhibitors, and this year was no exception. This year's event was the 85th in the show's history and ran from 5-15 March at the Palexpo convention center.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 31 Mar 2015 | 11:13 am

Hyundai annonce la i20 Active, en Inde

C’est le mois prochain que Hyundai lancera en Inde la version « cross » de la i20 en Inde. La voici donc qui s’annonce, et qui confirme son appellation : i20 Active. Mais elle ne devrait pas venir en Europe. Absent du marché du petit crossover qui émerge en Inde, Hyundai y viendra de plusieurs façon. Il y [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 26 Feb 2015 | 3:47 am

Genève 2015 : McLaren 675LT

Confirmée puis anticipée à travers un teaser sonore, la nouvelle McLaren 675 LT est officialisée par le constructeur de Woking avant l’ouverture des portes du salon de Genève. Revue de détails sur celle qui vient désormais coiffer la gamme Super Series se posant un cran plus haut que la 650S. Le parallèle est évident. Ferrari 488 [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 26 Feb 2015 | 3:01 am

Genève 2015 : Lamborghini livre un teaser

Après avoir introduit avec réussite la Huracán LP 610-4, Lamborghini va se positionner un cran plus haut encore. Ce sera évidemment au salon de Genève. En attendant la présentation de cette nouveauté, le constructeur italien tease. Quid de cette nouveauté annoncée par Lamborghini pour le prochain salon de Genève ? Le constructeur de Sant’Agata Bolognese n’apporte [...] Cliq ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 25 Feb 2015 | 11:39 pm

2014 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec Road Test

The 2014 Hyundai Veloster R-Spec is an everyday rally car.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 9 Feb 2015 | 12:02 pm

Revamped Lotus Evora (2015) spied testing

You’re looking at the revamped Lotus Evora, testing ahead of its upcoming debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. It’s a car that marks the beginning of a fresh product era for Group Lotus under new CEO Jean-Marc...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 6 Feb 2015 | 9:37 am

Revamped Lotus Evora (2015) spied testing

You’re looking at the revamped Lotus Evora, testing ahead of its upcoming debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. It’s a car that marks the beginning of a fresh product era for Group Lotus under new CEO Jean-Marc...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 6 Feb 2015 | 9:37 am

Lexus IS300h hybrid (2014) long-term test review

Month 8 running a Lexus IS: meeting the first-generation IS A holiday in Pembrokeshire, rather strangely, has demonstrated just how much the motoring landscape of the UK has changed during the past 15 years. Rewind a decade and a half,...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 6 Feb 2015 | 5:05 am

Lexus IS300h hybrid (2014) long-term test review

Month 8 running a Lexus IS: meeting the first-generation IS A holiday in Pembrokeshire, rather strangely, has demonstrated just how much the motoring landscape of the UK has changed during the past 15 years. Rewind a decade and a half,...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 6 Feb 2015 | 5:05 am

Hyundai i20 1.4 SE (2015) review

I don’t think it would be unfair to describe the new Hyundai i20 as an anonymous-looking car. Inoffensive and contemporary (slightly Germanic, in fact) certainly, just not that memorable. I only mention this because the first time I went to drive the 1.4-litre petrol...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 5 Feb 2015 | 7:03 am

Hyundai i20 1.4 SE (2015) review

I don’t think it would be unfair to describe the new Hyundai i20 as an anonymous-looking car. Inoffensive and contemporary (slightly Germanic, in fact) certainly, just not that memorable. I only mention this because the first time I went to drive the 1.4-litre petrol...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 5 Feb 2015 | 7:03 am

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Road Test

Slow and steady may just win the midsize sedan race.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 30 Jan 2015 | 1:01 pm

Bingo Sports receives a very special Pagani Huayra

Art. That's the only correct name for all Paganis that are built. With the Huayra, Horacio Pagani pushes the boundaries of his company and he keeps surprising us with what you can do with colours. One of the most impressive dealerships in the world, Bingo Sports in Japan, recently received a unique Huayra.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 22 Jan 2015 | 3:53 am

Movie: a look on the production line of the Ferrari LaFerrari

Finally we can take a closer look in the Ferrari factory. Not on the production line of the California T but on the production line of the car that interests us way more, the LaFerrari. Matthias Malmedie of GRIP was invited by Ferrari and he had the chance to take a closer look at Ferrari's production line. Luckily for us he brought his camera and captured it all. We love to see this!

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 22 Jan 2015 | 3:33 am

Dartz G-squad: for those who want to travel really safe

In times that the fear of terrorism in Europe is growing, car manufacturer Dartz show us how you can drive around safely. In a G-Squad, a heavily armored Mercedes-Benz G-Class or GL-Class.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 22 Jan 2015 | 3:17 am

2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport Road Test

Goldilocks now has the perfect car for her garage.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 6 Jan 2015 | 3:01 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

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

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

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

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

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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