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Reports Suggest Porsche's Smaller Sedan Could Be Turned Into A Tesla Model S Fighter

The luxury sedan field might be too crowded, even for Porsche, so the long-rumored Panamera sibling may be going electric-only to make it go directly up against the Tesla Model S.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 8:35 pm

Reports Suggest Porsche's Smaller Sedan Could Be Turned Into A Tesla Model S Fighter

The luxury sedan field might be too crowded, even for Porsche, so the long-rumored Panamera sibling may be going electric-only to make it go directly up against the Tesla Model S.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 8:35 pm

How One Team Lost A 24-Hour Race After Screwing Up The Math

Getting a yellow flag right when you need it and charging back from behind is the ultimate moment for a driver, and that's maybe what would have happened at Daytona this weekend if a simple miscalculation hadn't forced a leading team out of contention for the overall win in the last twenty minutes of the 24-hour race.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:40 pm

Ambitious Upcoming Online Space Sim Has its Own Version of Top Gear

Right, so games nowadays need not only be pretty yet functional, mature yet fit for a broad audience, but also do their best to immerse the player.The margin for error is low, risk of failure high as this is a field where everything you can think of appears to have already been done before. Developers will go to some lengths to ensure their title has character and personality, and this shines thro ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:31 pm

Ambitious Upcoming Online Space Sim Has its Own Version of Top Gear

Right, so games nowadays need not only be pretty yet functional, mature yet fit for a broad audience, but also do their best to immerse the player.The margin for error is low, risk of failure high as this is a field where everything you can think of appears to have already been done before. Developers will go to some lengths to ensure their title has character and personality, and this shines thro ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:31 pm

The 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona: Mega Gallery

The race is over, the stands empty, the fans looking forward to Sebring. The winners are celebrating, the rest of the field is commiserating, rallying, looking forward to Sebring. This is the time to look back at the Rolex 24, to enjoy what it was—and what it wasn’t—before moving on to the rest of the season. Unlike last...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:26 pm

BBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in Warsaw

Filed under: Celebrities, Marketing/Advertising, TV/Movies, EuropeA 30-foot tall fiberglass statue of The Stig, built over the course of two months in England, is now traveling by truck to Poland to mark the launch of Top Gear's new home, BBC Brit.Continue reading BBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in WarsawBBC erecting 30-foot tall Stig in Warsaw originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19 ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:16 pm

Volvo to focus on plug-in hybrid models, but full EVs also ready

Volvo has electric cars waiting in the wings, but will concentrate on plug-in hybrids until the market's ready Volvo is ready to launch fully electric cars - but won’t do so until market or legislative demand makes it necessary, according to vice president of product strategy, Lex Kerssemakers.With the firm already focusing on its four-cylinder only engine strategy, and successfully launching pl ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:01 pm

Peugeot, Citroen on the way up

Slow and steady for Citroen and Peugeot under Sime Darby distributorship ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 25 Jan 2015 | 6:37 pm

Die Another Day: Second-Gen BMW 5 GT On Its Way?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and all but even a loving mother wouldn’t have proclaimed the 5-Series Gran Turismo anything but, um, ungainly.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 6:30 pm

Die Another Day: Second-Gen BMW 5 GT On Its Way?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and all but even a loving mother wouldn’t have proclaimed the 5-Series Gran Turismo anything but, um, ungainly.Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 25 Jan 2015 | 6:30 pm

BMW Team RLL finishes second and fourth at Daytona – No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM crosses the line only 0.478 seconds from victory.

BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in this weekend's 53rd Daytona 24 Hours on the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport's very first race in North America and the start of the 1975 IMSA season for the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 25 Jan 2015 | 6:09 pm

GM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Buick, Chevrolet, GMGM will be shutting down its Orion, MI factory for seven weeks, starting February 16, as it attempts to move over 35,000 unsold vehicles built last year.Continue reading GM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano productionGM cutting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:04:00 EST. Please see ou ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 25 Jan 2015 | 5:04 pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 911 Wallpaper Is Here

This is a 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 with rear wheel drive and a flat-six 3.6 liter engine that puts out 250 hp, according to Max Daines. He's even given us a little bit of information about the guy who owns it—like how he uses his other 911 as driving school car for his kids.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

Cleaning Out A KC-135 Stratotanker's Fuel Tanks Is The Job Of Nightmares

Somehow I missed this Dirty Jobs and I am kinda glad I did quite honestly. In this episode, Mike Rowe, the hardest working man in show business, learns what it takes to maintain the KC-135 Stratotanker's ancient central fuel tanks. Let's just put it this way, if you are claustrophobic, go get a brown paper bag.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 25 Jan 2015 | 4:15 pm

Taking Renegade off-road

Patrick Rall took the new 2015 Jeep Renegade off-road and on-road — in both cases, taking a standard AWD model as well as the Trailhawk, which has more ground clearance and skid plates. Though the venue, an off-road vehicle park and various city...... [ 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 | 25 Jan 2015 | 4:07 pm

Nieuws: Autosalon van Brussel breekt alle records

Het 93ste Autosalon van Brussel heeft de deuren gesloten. Het was een uitzonderlijke editie waarin alle records sneuvelden. Dat maakt organisator Febiac bekend. Het salon mocht 427.000 bezoekers verwelkomen. Dat is fors beter dan de cijfers van de vorige recordeditie voor een 'klein salon' in 2013. Toen kwam er 385.000 man langs in de Heizelpaleizen.Ook deelsalons succesvolDe vakbeu...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 Jan 2015 | 3:11 pm

Mercedes-AMG GT S aggressively priced at $129,900*

Filed under: Mercedes-Benz, Car Buying, Coupe, Performance, SupercarsMercedes will start deliveries of the new AMG GT S supercar, the more powerful version of its awesome super coupe, before the less potent version, and has priced it aggressively against its rivals.Continue reading Mercedes-AMG GT S aggressively priced at $129,900*Mercedes-AMG GT S aggressively priced at $129,900* originally appea ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 25 Jan 2015 | 3:02 pm

Nieuws: BMW M2 Coupé komt met xDrive

Dat de BMW M2 eraan komt, dat voelden wij al aan onze kleine teen. En nu wordt er in de Britse media bericht over een M2 Coupé met optionele all-wheel drive.M2 Coupé bijt spits afOf je het nu leuk vindt of niet, vierwielaangedreven BMW M-modellen zijn op komst. Niet standaard natuurlijk, het xDrive-systeem zal steeds een optie blijven. We wisten al dat BMW een M5 prototype met 4x4 a...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 Jan 2015 | 2:51 pm

Nieuws: Meer over de vernieuwde Honda CR-V

Honda heeft wat meer informatie vrijgegeven over de gefacelifte Honda CR-V.Voorgesteld op het Autosalon van ParijsJa, al op het Autosalon van Parijs ging de vernieuwde Honda CR-V voor de Europese markt in première, maar toen waren de details nog schaars. Nu gaat het bedrijf dieper in op de motoren en het verbruik. Echt gedetailleerde cijfers kennen de Japanners echter nog steeds nie...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 25 Jan 2015 | 2:42 pm

Nissan plans to have 1,700 CHAdeMO chargers by April, 2016

Filed under: Green, Nissan, United States, ElectricNissan helps push sales of its all-electric Leaf by accelerating deployment of quick charging stations across the US.Continue reading Nissan plans to have 1,700 CHAdeMO chargers by April, 2016Nissan plans to have 1,700 CHAdeMO chargers by April, 2016 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 25 Jan 2015 | 2:30 pm

BMW M235i exhibited with just about all M Performance bells and whistles

The 326 HP BMW M235i Coupe has received a plethora of M Performance bits and pieces.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm

Video: Jay Leno Reviews His 1971 Citröen DS

Take a guess what vehicle Jay Leno touts as the most comfortable car in the world. Go ahead, guess. If you said a 44-year old Citröen, then you’re probably cheating.Regardless, the 1971 Citröen DS does indeed take that esteemed top spot in Jay’s list of comfy four-wheeled travel. The biggest reason is the innovative suspension, which uses shocks filled with fluid and air to create a masterfu ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm

Video: Jay Leno Reviews His 1971 Citröen DS

Take a guess what vehicle Jay Leno touts as the most comfortable car in the world. Go ahead, guess. If you said a 44-year old Citröen, then you’re probably cheating.Regardless, the 1971 Citröen DS does indeed take that esteemed top spot in Jay’s list of comfy four-wheeled travel. The biggest reason is the innovative suspension, which uses shocks filled with fluid and air to create a masterfu ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm

The Week That Was: Mazda CX-5, Alfa Romeo 4C, Holden Commodore

Mazda’s updated CX-5 arrived in Australia this week, bringing refreshed styling, new safety features and lower pricing. Thanks to the free trade agreement with Japan, the CX-5 now starts at $27,190 (plus on-roads) for the Maxx variant with manual transmission. Non-visual changes centre around the CX-5’s suspension which has been tweaked for a smoother, flatter ride, while road no ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 25 Jan 2015 | 12:52 pm

SPIED: BMW's All-New M2 Gets Snapped Doing Winter Testing — All-New, JUICY Info

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 25 Jan 2015 | 12:14 pm

Mercedes-AMG GT Folding Hardtop Rendered

The Mercedes-AMG GT has been imagined as a roadster with a folding hardtop, ahead of the 'regular' model’s arrival in Australia later this year. Following on from its predecessor - the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG - the GT is expected to be available to customers as an open-air version at some stage in the future.  Although AMG is yet to confirm if or when this may happ ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 25 Jan 2015 | 11:43 am

VIDEO: Valet Does "Review" With Patron's BMW M4 — The NEXT Jeremy Clarkson?

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 25 Jan 2015 | 11:23 am

SPIED: Mercedes-Benz's All-New C-Class COUPE Gets EXPOSED For The FIRST Time — All-New Spy Shots!

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 25 Jan 2015 | 11:01 am

Intoxicated Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG driver crashes six cars and runs away on foot

An intoxicated driver behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG crashed into no less than six cars.

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 25 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am

BMW Motorsport News – Issue 03/15.

DTM Champion Wittmann at the “Champions' Gala” – BMW Teams start their 2015 campaign in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 25 Jan 2015 | 10:53 am

Dodge chief engineer George Gibson

Former Dodge chief engineer George Gibson Jr.  died last week at the age of 92. According to a story in Automotive News, his greatest pride was the Dodge Dart; the company ran an ad stating, “Over six feet tall? So is our chief engineer.” (Early...... [ 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 | 25 Jan 2015 | 10:40 am

Première vidéo teaser du jeu vidéo WRC 5 !

Découvrez la première vidéo teaser du prochain jeu WRC 5, la simulation officielle du Championnat du Monde des Rallyes WRC, attendu à l’automne 2015.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 Jan 2015 | 10:36 am

Visie van 1990: Concept-cars in Genève

Met de geboorte van AutoWeek in 1990 presenteerden wij onze visie op een autotijdschrift. Ook autofabrikanten hielden er in dat jaar bijzondere visies op na. We duiken de archieven in en laten zien welke concept-cars we in ons geboortejaar om onze oren kregen geslingerd.

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 Jan 2015 | 10:31 am

Video: Rutschende Gefahr

Nein, das ist kein Hollywood-Film! Dieser Fahrer hat wirklich unheimliches Glück, bei diesem massiven Crash in den USA... Teil 2: Quelle:Youtube/MrLegolize Weitere spannende Videos gibt es hier weiter zu "Video: Rutschende Gefahr " ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 Jan 2015 | 10:30 am

Ergebnisse Rallye-WM - Fahrerwertung

Stand nach 1 von 13 Läufen: Rang Pilot Auto Punkte 1. Sébastien Ogier (Frankreich) VW...Stand nach 1 von 13 Läufen: Rang Pilot Auto Punkte ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 Jan 2015 | 9:30 am

Ergebnisse Rallye-WM - Monte Carlo

Endstand 15 Prüfungen = 355,48 km/1403 Gesamt-km: Rang Team Auto Zeit 1. Sébastien Ogier/Julien...Endstand 15 Prüfungen = 355,48 km/1403 Gesamt-km: Rang Team A ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 25 Jan 2015 | 9:26 am

Playboy: 4C one of 7 cars of the year

The Alfa Romeo 4C joins the short list Playboy‘s 2015 Cars of the Year, in the Sports Cars and Convertibles category. William K. Gock, of Playboy, wrote, “This lightweight carbon-fiber-framed pistol uses flowing body curves, highly stylized... [ 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 | 25 Jan 2015 | 9:11 am

Plug-in vehicle sales could hit one percent market share this quarter

Filed under: Green, United States, ElectricPlug-in vehicles may account for as much as one percent of new-car sales this quarter as falling gas prices fail to sway people away from high-MPG cars and advanced-powertrain vehicles.Continue reading Plug-in vehicle sales could hit one percent market share this quarterPlug-in vehicle sales could hit one percent market share this quarter originally appea ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 25 Jan 2015 | 9:02 am

Valet takes client's BMW M4 for a ride and makes a 'review', gets fired right away [video]

A valet driver decided to take a customer's white BMW M4 for a ride around the parking lot.

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

How It Works: 2016 Toyota Tacoma's 'Atkinson' Cycle

This new engine uses the "Atkinson" cycle for better fuel economy, but could cause some confusion.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 25 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

WRC - Ogier s'impose, Loeb brille

Sébastien Ogier a remporté le Rallye de Monte-Carlo, marqué par le retour réussi de Sébastien Loeb, même si un accident l'a empêché de jouer la victoire.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:08 am

The Ladies of the Detroit Auto Show Were Paid $1,000 Per Day to be More Than Just Pretty Faces

When it comes to auto shows, there are two things you are guaranteed to see. The first is obviously cars, but around all those new cars there is bound to a huge collection of models. The car show girl is not a new phenomenon, but thanks to a new piece over at the Wall Street Journal, we have some insight into just how much they get paid, and we learnt that there is a lot more involved than just lo ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

The Ladies of the Detroit Auto Show Were Paid $1,000 Per Day to be More Than Just Pretty Faces

When it comes to auto shows, there are two things you are guaranteed to see. The first is obviously cars, but around all those new cars there is bound to a huge collection of models. The car show girl is not a new phenomenon, but thanks to a new piece over at the Wall Street Journal, we have some insight into just how much they get paid, and we learnt that there is a lot more involved than just lo ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

AutoWeek Top 50: BMW X5

De AutoWeek Top 50 is een lijst van de - in onze ogen - 50 belangrijkste auto's van de afgelopen 25 jaar. Dus vanaf 1990, het geboortejaar van AutoWeek. Elke week zet één van de redacteuren een kandidaat voor de eindlijst in het zonnetje. Deze week gaat het over de eerste X van BMW, de X5 die in 1999 werd gepresenteerd.

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am

R-Type Honda Civic Seen Cold Weather Testing

The concept car for the next Honda Civic Type-R has been at a selection of auto shows now. However. There are no firm specifications for the production model yet and the pictures of it testing in cold weather make it […] ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 25 Jan 2015 | 6:10 am

Moteurs diesels, le déclin s’accélère

Depuis son pic de vente en 2008, le diesel perd de plus en plus vite du terrain sur le marché hexagonal. Démonstration dans le nouveau numéro d'Auto Plus.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 25 Jan 2015 | 5:07 am

Autos mit Hochsitz, Teil 3 Das spannende Finale

Der letzte Teil unserer Suche nach dem perfekten Auto fürs Alter: Jenseits der 30.000 Euro warten SUV, Van und Limousine auf unser Test-Urteil.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 25 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am

Rowan Atkinson’s McLaren F1: from twice-crashed mess to £8m icon

Died-in-the-wool car enthusiast Rowan Atkinson is selling his McLaren F1 for $12 million (£8m). It must be one of the most interesting secondhand cars on sale today: the acting legend behind Mr Bean, Blackadder and more comic legends has owned...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 25 Jan 2015 | 3:52 am

Rowan Atkinson’s McLaren F1: from twice-crashed mess to £8m icon

Died-in-the-wool car enthusiast Rowan Atkinson is selling his McLaren F1 for $12 million (£8m). It must be one of the most interesting secondhand cars on sale today: the acting legend behind Mr Bean, Blackadder and more comic legends has owned...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 25 Jan 2015 | 3:52 am

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Spy Shots

Buyers looking for an entry-level luxury coupe are going to be spoiled for choice come the 2016 model year as there are some exciting new entrants on their way. At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show we were given a preview of Infiniti’s next Q60 coupe in the form of a thinly-veiled concept and now we have our first look at the next-generation...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 25 Jan 2015 | 3:00 am

Porsche test met heftige Boxster

De Boxster GTS rondt het gamma van de roadster nog niet zolang naar boven toe af, maar Porsche lijkt alweer te zinnen op een extra snelle versie.

Source: AutoWeek AutoWeek | 25 Jan 2015 | 2:11 am

Video: Lamborghini Huracan Crashes at 194 MPH; Driver and Passenger Survive

In a bid to further emphasize how downright idiotic and dangerous it is to speed on a public road, the Hungarian police recently released the on-board video taken from a Lamborghini Huracán that was pretty much disintegrated after it crashed and burned following a 200-plus-mph run in traffic. This is, in fact, the first recorded Huracán crash ever, so it should get double points for also being c ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am

Video: Lamborghini Huracan Crashes at 194 MPH; Driver and Passenger Survive

In a bid to further emphasize how downright idiotic and dangerous it is to speed on a public road, the Hungarian police recently released the on-board video taken from a Lamborghini Huracán that was pretty much disintegrated after it crashed and burned following a 200-plus-mph run in traffic. This is, in fact, the first recorded Huracán crash ever, so it should get double points for also being c ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am

More grunt for Audi A4 Allroad

Power, torque both up for high-riding Audi A4 Allroad thanks to new diesel engine ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 25 Jan 2015 | 12:27 am

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport First Drive

At last, U.S. Land Rover dealerships are slated to get exactly what they’ve been missing. No, we’re not talking about a revival of the iconic Defender...at least not quite yet. We’re pointing to the 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport, a compact crossover that works exceedingly well for daily all-weather family use but offers enough...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 24 Jan 2015 | 8:54 pm

Used car buying guide - Rock-bottom roadsters for £1500

Six roadsters you can have on your driveway for pocket-money prices. The weather is grim, but the nights are drawing out and Spring is on the way. It’s the ideal time to treat yourself to a cut-price roadster before prices, and the weather start to heat up. Here are our favourites.1 - MG TF (2002-2006)Mid-engined motoring does not come much cheaper than the MG TF (unless you go for the even che ...

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

Saying goodbye to the Audi R8 - picture special

The first generation of Audi R8 is signing off with the limited-edition LMX model. Nic Cackett goes for a farewell drive The LMX is the run-out edition of the Audi R8. It costs an almost perfectly round £160,025. It has marginally more power than any R8 that precedes it. It also has, for good measure, some things called laser lights – a world first, by the maker’s measure.Most notably, there ...

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

Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Toyota, Japan, HydrogenToyota will ramp up production of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle from 700 units this year to 2,000 in 2016 on higher demand.Continue reading Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicleToyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:16:00 EST. P ...

Source: Autoblog Green Autoblog Green | 24 Jan 2015 | 3:16 pm

McLaren Teases New Track-Focused 650S Ahead Of Geneva

McLaren is set to keep the special editions of its 650S rolling down the production line, with the supercar-maker teasing its latest offering this week. Dubbed the ‘675 LT’, the new model could pack a punch of around 675 PS (497kW) as the name suggests, according to reports from British mag Autocar. While power would still come from the ‘regular’ model’s 3.8 lit ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 24 Jan 2015 | 12:02 pm

5 Things Overlooked on the 2016 Toyota Tacoma

There are many changes to the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, but certain details haven't received much attention.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 24 Jan 2015 | 10:12 am

Volvo will Expand its Rugged Cross Country Lineup

To us, the new Volvo S60 Cross Country sedan makes little sense, especially when considering that similarly-sized and equipped crossovers are more practical and offer the same capability. Regardless, it may be the first of many new lifted models to join Volvo’s lineup. Relatively high demand for the Swedish automaker’s existing Cross Country models and […] The post Volvo will Expand its ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 24 Jan 2015 | 10:00 am

Gebrauchtwagen: Kombis bis 5000 Euro Das sind die Gewinner beim TÜV

Kofferträger unter der Lupe: Welche Kombis in der Preisklasse bis 5000 Euro schneiden beim TÜV-Termin am besten ab? Wir stellen sie vor und sagen, worauf beim Kauf zu achten ist.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

2016 Hyundai Elantra Release Date, Spy shots, News

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! Is this the first photo of a brand-new 2016 Hyundai Elantra? The car at the picture here appears to be the next-generation 2016 Elantra, which Hyundai plans to launch later this year. Published by one of the Korean car fans, the vehicle at the image appears to have a ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 24 Jan 2015 | 7:35 am

Super Rare Cherry Black / Inferno Red Kia Soul EV + 5 Close Up Shots

Have a look at these cool pictures of an eye-catching 2015 Kia Soul EV in Inferno red + Cherry black color combination! We recently spoke to an owner from Los Angeles who had just landed the new all-electric Soul EV, … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 24 Jan 2015 | 5:24 am

Mazda CX-5: Dauertest Meisterlich, dieser Mazda!

Der kompakte CX-5 überzeugt: Note 1- im Dauertest über 100.000 Kilometer. Und bei aufmerksamem Service wäre der Mazda sogar Dauertest-Meister geworden.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 24 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Audi TT Crossover will be Called ‘TTQ’, Goes on Sale in 2017

Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, the Audi TT Offroad Concept gave the world a preview of what a crossover version of the TT could look like. Now word on the street is that it will spawn a production model called ‘TTQ’, further expanding Audi’s SUV lineup. Audi was expected to call the TT […] The post Audi TT Crossover will be Called ‘TTQ’, Goes on Sale in 2017 appeared firs ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 23 Jan 2015 | 11:32 pm

Cadillac V-Series Cars will Get Electric All-Wheel-Drive

General Motors is reportedly developing a new electric all-wheel-drive system for future Cadillac V-Series models and other high-performance cars in its greater vehicle lineup, in particular the top-spec Camaros and Corvettes. Currently, the ATS-V and CTS-V are only available with a rear-wheel-drive configuration, which puts them at a disadvantage against all-wheel-drive competitors like the Audi ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 23 Jan 2015 | 11:00 pm

Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 23 Jan 2015 | 10:54 pm

A Day at the Track in a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

When we went to Portland last July to get some seat time in the Challenger Hellcat, one of the biggest surprises we took from the event was the car’s relatively well-mannered behavior on Portland International Raceway’s road course. It is without a doubt a big car – a grand touring vehicle by nature – but it was clear that engineers at Dodge had spent some time dialing out some of the pers ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 23 Jan 2015 | 3:04 pm

Right Out of the Gate, Titan Beats Tundra

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD will beat its main import competitor to market in three major categories.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 23 Jan 2015 | 2:45 pm

Next Alfa-Romeo sedan

I think these look great.But trey are just illustrations. Not the real thing (Although that won'd stop some people from discussing them as if they were the actual car...)The official date is June 24th.Only then, will we know how good looking the replacement for the Alfa 159 is.Not sure of the name yet either. Although I am sure "Giulia" is being considered.And of course, we are already getting cra ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 23 Jan 2015 | 2:29 pm

VW, BMW Team Up to Create “Express Charging Corridors”

Barring some explosion in demand – unlikely at a time when gasoline prices are plunging – sales of plug-based vehicles are expected to fall far short of the 1 million target set by President Barack Obama by the end of this year. To find out why, go to TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Jan 2015 | 2:05 pm

Pic of the Day #536

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Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 23 Jan 2015 | 12:32 pm

Scion Aims to Regain Youthful Allure

Desperate to reverse slumping sales, Scion is turning to an old idea in its bid for young drivers, giving its tC Coupe a two-tone paint job based on a popular custom car show concept. But it has some bigger changes coming, with the new iM hatchback debuting at the NY Auto Show the first in a wave of new products. More from TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Jan 2015 | 12:23 pm

Volvo Names Kerssemakers to Top Spot in Americas

Just a week after it debuted it’s first China-built vehicle to be sold in the U.S., the S60, Volvo put Lex Kerssemakers in charge of the automaker’s North and South American operations with a specific task: get U.S. sales back up. Check out TheDetroitBureau.com for more.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 23 Jan 2015 | 11:29 am

Autoline This Week #1904: Ward's Top Ten Engines

If you’re interested in horsepower, MPGs and all things under the hood, this week’s Autoline is right up your alley. John is joined by the editors from Ward’s who discuss which powertrains made their Top Ten Engines for 2015. Drew Winter, Tom Murphy, Christie Schweinsberg talk to John McElroy about who made the grade and why.

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 23 Jan 2015 | 10:00 am

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy and Muhammad Ali Bring Voice to 'One Bold Choice' Toyota Camry Campaign

TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2015) – Toyota will have not one, but two ads during the big game on Feb. 1 with the spot entitled “How Great I Am” slated to appear in the first quarter of the Super Bowl broadcast. The ad features Team Toyota athlete, Paralympic medalist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Amy Purdy along with the iconic voice of Muhammad Ali, as part of the ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 23 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

McLaren 650S track special: is this the new 'Long Tail?'

McLaren has released two teaser pictures of a mystery new variant of the 650S supercar, which will go on display alongside the McLaren P1 GTR at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Details are scant at this stage, but we understand...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 23 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

McLaren 650S track special: is this the new 'Long Tail?'

McLaren has released two teaser pictures of a mystery new variant of the 650S supercar, which will go on display alongside the McLaren P1 GTR at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Details are scant at this stage, but we understand...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 23 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid (2015) long-term test review

Month 1 running a Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - the introduction I am not a geography teacher, I do not have a golden retriever, but my new set of wheels is a Volvo estate. And to make Guardian-reading liberals feel...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 23 Jan 2015 | 5:29 am

Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid (2015) long-term test review

Month 1 running a Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - the introduction I am not a geography teacher, I do not have a golden retriever, but my new set of wheels is a Volvo estate. And to make Guardian-reading liberals feel...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 23 Jan 2015 | 5:29 am

Who's where?: Robert Melville promoted to chief designer, McLaren Automotive

Who's where?: Robert Melville promoted to chief designer, McLaren Automotive ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 23 Jan 2015 | 5:16 am

Lexus Named Top Luxury Brand in Kelley Blue Book's Best Resale Value Awards...Again

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 – Why are Toyota and Lexus owners happy? Because their vehicles hold more than passengers and possessions…they hold their value.  Kelley Blue Book named Lexus the luxury brand with the best resale value for 2015, the fourth year in a row. In addition, six Lexus and four Toyota models took the top spot in their respective segments, while three Toyot ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 23 Jan 2015 | 5:05 am

Mazda forecasts overall market growth for 2015

Buoyant economy, new models to help drive market up to 2013’s levels – Benders ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 23 Jan 2015 | 1:51 am

Renault Scala and Pulse

Yes, Renault.NOT Nissan.But these look pretty familiar. Since the white car is basically a Nissan Versa sedan with a Renault front end.And the Pulse hatchback is a Nissan Micra. (Which is not sold in the US, but in Europe and Canada)The front ends are different than the Nissan versions, but don't really look like anything from Renault either.Weird...These are for the Indian market.I just wonder if ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 22 Jan 2015 | 9:11 pm

John Cooper Works Convertible Being Prepared by Mini

The latest John Cooper Works model was unveiled in Detroit this week. This is based on a traditional Mini with retro styling and good handling but also with extra performance. However, there is now an extra twist with what looks […] ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 22 Jan 2015 | 2:46 pm

2015 J.D. Power Automotive Summit - Bob Carter

TMS Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations Bob Carter speaks at the 2015 J.D. Power Automotive Summit in San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. 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. | 22 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm

The Laws of Physics are Irrefutable for Both Tires and Footballs

Tires can deflate in cold temperatures and should be maintained properly. The post The Laws of Physics are Irrefutable for Both Tires and Footballs appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 22 Jan 2015 | 9:41 am

2015 United SportsCar Championship Media Information.

Fantastic cars, legendary race tracks, top-class drivers, passionate fans. The debut season of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) that was held in North America for the first time in 2014 was a resounding success. 2015 sees the popular series continue the long tradition of sports car races in the USA and Canada.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 22 Jan 2015 | 5:14 am

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

Off-Rental is a Tough Channel for Building CPO Inventory

Off-lease vehicles are going heavily into certified pre-owned vehicles. What about off-rental? A CPO study released by AutoTrader.com found several factors at play between CPO sales and off-rental volume, and that a good deal of work still needs to be done. One challenge is that off-rental cars end up in the hands of independent dealers, which keeps them out of traditional manufacturer certificati ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 22 Jan 2015 | 1:43 am

ADESA Makes Big Changes at its Dealer Services Division

ADESA has realigned its dealer services division, which will be led by Keith Crerar. The team will include a few new members who will be regional dealer sales managers and regional online sales managers. Three existing positions will stay the same: Steve Dudash as executive director of major dealer accounts, Wendy Kirkwood as director of dealer sales operations, and Doug Hadden as director of trai ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 22 Jan 2015 | 1:40 am

CES 2015: Why You’ll Never Have to Valet Your BMW

Consumer Electronics Show has become very important for carmakers with so much of the development of new cars being in electronics. The Article CES 2015: Why You’ll Never Have to Valet Your BMW appeared first on Automotive Digest.

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 22 Jan 2015 | 1:27 am

2016 Honda Pilot

Honda will show it at the Chicago Auto Show Image:...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 21 Jan 2015 | 11:28 pm

BYD Tang SUV

Yes, I know... "BYD Tang".And yes, it does look a lot like a weird version of the Lexus RX. With a bit of everything else thrown in there.But let's get past the name. (As well as some design elements). And take a look at the specs:-2.0 Liter Engine with 205HP-2 electric motors with 150HP each.-505 HP total!!!-531 lb ft of torque!!!-4WD-117MPG !!!!I repeat:-505HP and 117MPG!It all sounds crazy. On ...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 21 Jan 2015 | 10:07 pm

Jaguar XD

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Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 21 Jan 2015 | 8:05 pm

9 Technologies Shaping the Future of Sustainability

Technology is shaping everything we do. From how we communicate to how we order food, it’s hard to overstate how technology has made our lives better. More ideas are developed […] The post 9 Technologies Shaping the Future of Sustainability appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 21 Jan 2015 | 6:13 pm

GM CEO Mary Barra Becomes LinkedIn Influencer

In her debut post, Barra shares advice for anyone starting a new job or assignment. The post GM CEO Mary Barra Becomes LinkedIn Influencer appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 21 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm

Cold Weather Test for Levante Crossover from Maserati

Many car manufacturers have been going to north Sweden to test their cars in the cold weather. Maserati are among them and they are testing their Levante SUV in the cold, ice and snow. Back in August a Levante mule […] ...

Source: Car Spy Photos Car Spy Photos | 21 Jan 2015 | 3:01 am

Driven: 2015 Lexus RC F

Ask a random soul what descriptors first come to mind when they think of the Lexus brand, and they’re likely to offer terms like “luxury”, “refinement” and “maturity”. Back in 1989, the first Lexus models made landfall in the US as a premium alternative to the more prosaic models produced by parent company Toyota, with the LS sedan leading the charge – a car which embodied those va ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 20 Jan 2015 | 7:26 pm

The Seven Steps To Finding Your Perfect Shock Setting

A question that I've had asked of me a few times is how to deal with a car that understeers in the early part of a corner, and then snaps to oversteer towards the exit. It's not an uncommon situation. I like to look at this type of problem from the driver's perspective, and what the driver can do about it. But what about what can be done to the car?

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 20 Jan 2015 | 1:36 pm

Korea: Hyundai Veloster Facelift Launched With A 7-Speed DCT

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! The Hyundai Veloster coupe that is sold in the Korean market is getting an updated version. The prototype models have been seen in various forms of disguise for about a year now, with the finished model expected to be unveiled at one of the major international auto s ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 20 Jan 2015 | 1:32 pm

2016 Kia Sportage Spy Shots, Changes, Release Date News

First spy shots of the 2016 Kia Sportage hit the web! The third generation Kia Sportage underwent a minor facelift last year, which means that its current life span is drawing to a close. That also means an all-new generation, … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 20 Jan 2015 | 1:20 pm

Kia KX3 Interior Revealed In Leaked Pictures – What We Know So Far

Leaked pictures of the production-ready Kia KX3 small SUV ! The Chinese automobile media today released a series of pictures that reveal interior layout of the brand-new Kia KX3 small SUV. The vehicle has already made a couple of appearances … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 19 Jan 2015 | 12:42 pm

Hyundai Sonata Getting Major Redesign For 2017 Model Year

Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com - The #1 Hyundai enthusiast blog provides latest auto news and info on 2015 Hyundai cars and SUVs! The new Hyundai Sonata was only just launched at the New York Auto Show last year, but it is already going to get a makeover, as consumers did not care for the more conservative design. The model that came before had a more aggressive stance, and a design that was th ...

Source: Hyundai-Blog.com Hyundai-Blog.com | 18 Jan 2015 | 12:26 pm

Autoline This Week #1903: In Charge at Chrysler

He may be a Brit working for a quasi-Italian company running an All-American brand, but don’t be fooled. Al Gardner has a long history with the Chrysler Corporation. In fact, he started with the company back in 1986 and has worked his way up to where he is now in charge of the Chrysler brand for FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles). Joining Mr. Gardner and John McElroy on today’s Autoline panel is ...

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 16 Jan 2015 | 10:00 am

2016 Lexus RX to debut in New York, go on sale later this year

According to a recent report, Lexus will introduce the 2016 RX at the New York Auto Show.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 15 Jan 2015 | 5:40 pm

McLaren Sports Series carbon fiber monocoque teased

McLaren has released the first picture of the Sports Series' carbon fiber monocoque.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 14 Jan 2015 | 5:00 pm

CDN-GM Interactive Design Competition winners announced

Seven winners awarded in Detroit ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 13 Jan 2015 | 5:33 pm

Autoline This Week #1902: Autoline Executive of the Year

Join John McElroy and three members of his blue ribbon panel as they discuss this year’s candidates for Autoline Automotive Executive of the Year. Among this year’s contenders are Akio Toyoda the head of the world’s largest car company, Toyota and his Italian counterpart from Fiat- Chrysler Sergio Marchionne.

Source: Autoline This Week - Audio Autoline This Week - Audio | 9 Jan 2015 | 10:00 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

2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Road Test

A niche within a niche.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 1 Jan 2015 | 3:01 pm

2015 Lexus RC F Road Test

Lexus brings an all-new model to its 2015 lineup.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 30 Dec 2014 | 3:12 pm

Artcurial découvre le Saint Graal automobile

Trouver ce que l’on appelle une « sortie de grange » est déjà un moment rare et apprécié de tous les connaisseurs et/ou collectionneurs des bijoux automobiles, mais quand cette sortie de grange compte 60 voitures, c’est du jamais vu, et cela ne se reproduira sans doute jamais. Artcurial n’est pas que la maison de ventes aux enchères [...] Cliquez sur ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 6 Dec 2014 | 8:35 am

Willys AW380 berlineta : la néo-Alpine avant la néo-Alpine

Un des aspects les plus intéressants mais pas forcément le plus connu de l’aventure Alpine est le nombre étonnant de pays dans lequel Jean Rédelé avait réussi à vendre la licence de production de ses autos très tôt dans la vie de la marque, en particulier dans les pays latins qui semblaient très réceptifs aux [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et faites nous part ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 6 Dec 2014 | 5:01 am

Essai Hyundai i20 : Nouvelle génération

Hyundai vient de présenter sa nouvelle petite voiture de segment B. Une voiture qui va devoir se battre commercialement contre des stars de ce segment telle la Peugeot 208, la Renault Clio ou la Volkswagen Polo. Comment faire pour faire pencher la balance du côté coréen? Du style, de la qualité perçue, des équipements et [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et faites nous par ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 6 Dec 2014 | 2:50 am

LA Auto Show 2014

The LA Auto Show only moved to its end-of-year slot in 2006, but has since become a fitting way to end the automotive year. In addition to the annual LA Design Challenge, the show also hosts the Connected Car Expo, which discusses the future of hi-tech motoring.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 5 Dec 2014 | 4:52 am

Paris Motor Show 2014

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

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 2 Dec 2014 | 8:56 am

Scion to introduce two new models at the New York Auto Show

The New York Auto Show is months away but that hasn't stopped Scion Corporate Manager Dave Harbuck from confirming plans to introduce two new models in the Big Apple.

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 7 Nov 2014 | 5:20 pm

São Paulo Motor Show 2014

The Salão do Automóvel de São Paulo takes place every two years, giving enough breathing space between each show to observe the major shifts that are taking place in the fast-developing car market. The 2014 event reflected the slightly difficult economic conditions Brazil is facing, but signs of an upturn were also evident with some interesting concepts.

Source: Car Design News - Auto Shows Car Design News - Auto Shows | 7 Nov 2014 | 11:52 am

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 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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