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Mini reveals refreshed Paceman in Beijing

Filed under: Coupe, Crossover, Mini, Beijing Motor Show It was just a few days ago that Mini unveiled its refreshed Countryman at the New York Auto Show, and now it has followed up with the revised version of that model's coupe counterpart, the Paceman. Revealed today at the Beijing Motor Show, the new Paceman adopts all the changes applied to the new Countryman - which is to say, not a whole lot ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:45 pm

Put the Brakes on Your Employees’ Distracted Driving

Research shows that distractions are responsible for nearly 80 percent of vehicle accidents. By Daniel Brown, Risk Control Technical Manager, Travelers These days, most people understand that distracted driving is dangerous, yet the urge to stay connected and productive compels many to use their phones while driving anyway. Research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows tha ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:02 pm

Ayrton Senna da Silva - The Rally Driver from Brazil (with video)

"I know nothing about rallying. I've seen the pictures in magazines, sometimes watched it on television. And I deliberately haven't listened to anyone about rally driving. I want to find out for myself." - Ayrton SennaRead more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:47 pm

I Bought A Lexus For $600

A few weekends ago I bought one of the rarest cars in the country. It is one of the best-built cars of all time, it has a five-speed manual, and a 3.0 liter V6. Naturally, it's a Lexus. Welcome to Jalopnik's newest racecar.Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:40 pm

Phil Moser: ‘Personal Safety for the Business Traveler’

Personal Safety for business travelers can be a concern. These employees are exposed to personal safety hazards that are unique to their work environments. Included in Phil Moser’s presentation will be information regarding carjacking, police stops and fake police, air travel, hotel safety and street safety. Hear his presentation at AFLA’s 2014 Mid-Year Forum on May 1st. READ MORE The Artic ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:39 pm

Evan Marcus, Keynoter: ‘It’s OK to Play’

Evan Marcus will give the keynote presentation at AFLA’s 2014 Mid-Year Forum on May 1st. Marcus offers practical ideas for becoming more joyful and effective both professionally and personally. By becoming masterful in the art of play you will possess skills that are widely transferable, from managing your time to strengthening relationships. READ MORE The Article Evan Marcus, Keynoter: ‘It ...

Source: Automotive Digest Automotive Digest | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:36 pm

Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept is a Jetta-Size VW CC

To capitalize on the four-door coupe craze, Volkswagen has unveiled a concept dubbed New Midsize Coupe (NMC) that closely hints at a production model similar to the VW CC. Just visualize a four-door coupe version of the Jetta… Said to be wider than a Passat but longer than a Jetta, the concept features an angular […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:32 pm

2014 Honda Concept B

Image: http://terranismo.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/conceptb1.jpg Honda Concept B (http://terranismo.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/honda-concept-b/) ...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:01 pm

What The Hell Is Going On In This Citroën Ad?

Citroën, what the hell?Read more...

Source: Jalopnik Jalopnik | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:45 pm

WTCC - Citroën toujours sans concurrence

Citroën a encore été au dessus du lot au Paul Ricard en WTCC. Yvan Muller et José-Maria Lopez ont gagné, mais Sébastien Loeb a été plus brouillon.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:43 pm

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV blurs lines in Beijing

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Crossover, Mercedes-Benz, Beijing Motor Show, Design/Style, Luxury With apologies to Robin Thicke (and to anyone offended by his unarguably catchy hit song), but Mercedes-Benz has just shown that BMW isn't the only automaker that knows how to blur the lines between seemingly unrelated market niches to create something new entirely. The subject today is the Merced ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:30 pm

Mia Electric : 3 repreneurs potentiels

Selon des sources bien informées, trois repreneurs différents se sont fait connaître auprès du Tribunal de Commerce de Niort et ont déposé un dossier de reprise de Mia Electric, mis en liquidation judiciaire le 12 mars dernier. Il faudra désormais patienter jusqu’au 7 mai pour savoir le résultat de ces dossiers. Libner fut l’un des premiers [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acc ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:22 pm

2014 BAIC Senova D50

Image: http://terranismo.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/d501.jpg BAIC Senova D50 (http://terranismo.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/baic-senova-d50/) ...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:51 pm

Beijing 2014 Live: Hawtai A25/Shengdafei

Les constructeurs chinois ont tendance à rentrer dans le rang. Heureusement, pour faire plaisir aux amateurs de stéréotypes, il y a Hawtai/Huatai. A Beijing, il dévoile son A25, alias Shengdafei. Pour rappel, Hawtai est né il y a une quinzaine d’années, il était alors sous-traitant de Hyundai. Il s’est brouillé avec le Sud-coréen, conservant tout de [...] Cliquez sur le titr ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:41 pm

Lincoln MKX Concept goes for the gold in Beijing

Filed under: Concept Cars, Crossover, Lincoln, Beijing Motor Show, Design/Style, Luxury We've now seen the Lincoln MKX Concept in the metal, and we've shot it with the lenses of our own DSLR cameras. And we have to say, our opinion of the concept's design language has improved over our initial reaction. Yes, it's clear that this MKX shares its underpinnings with those of the Ford Edge Concept tha ...

Source: Autoblog Autoblog | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:20 pm

Hyundai ix25

Looks like Hyundai is getting their own Kia Soul.Why not. At least it has its own design.Which doesn't look half has good as the Kia version.The new Sonata, and now this. They are getting more and more conservative these days...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:16 pm

Honda Spirior

Another Chinese Honda sedan with a ghastly front end.And a stupid name. (It sounds like someone who can't pronounce "Superior"...)There is also a rumor that it could end up in Europe as the new Euro Accord.(Although I though the new Acura TLX was...)I cannot imagine anyone in Europe buying a car that looks like this.

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:12 pm

2015 BYD-Daimler Denza

Image: http://terranismo.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/denza1.jpg BYD-Daimler Denza (http://terranismo.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/byd-daimler-denza-2/) ...

Source: CarSpyShots CarSpyShots | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:03 pm

Vettel refuses to obey Red Bull team order

World champion Sebastian Vettel refused to obey Red Bull's team orders during the Chinese grand prix. As his on-form teammate Daniel Ricciardo closed in, German Vettel was told on the radio to let t...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:00 pm

Lincoln MKX Concept

As we all know, this is pretty much what the production version will look like.Except for details.Just like the MKC was almost exactly like its concept version.It looks very nice and elegant. Again, it has an "American Lexus" feel to it.Which I think is where Lincoln is trying to be...

Source: Burlappcar Burlappcar | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:58 pm

Beijing: Lexus NX debuts in turbocharged and hybrid guise

Filed under: Crossover, Lexus, Beijing Motor Show, Luxury Lexus showed off its polarizing new NX at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, trotting out both the turbocharged 200t model (Lexus' first production turbo) alongside the hybrid-powered 300h. We still don't know a great deal about the turbocharged model, aside from the fact that the engine underhood is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, although we're ho ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:19 pm

Get Inspired at the New York Auto Show

Here’s an inside look at what consumers will see at the 2014 New York International Auto ShowThe post Get Inspired at the New York Auto Show appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:18 pm

Gordon Shedden makes BTCC history in Honda Civic Tourer

Scottish charger takes first-ever British Touring Car Championship victory for an estate-bodied car at Donington Park Honda Civic Tourer driver Gordon Shedden took an estate-bodied car to victory for the first time in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Donington Park today.Shedden won the third race of the day in the still-developing machine, but the pace of the factory MG 6s was t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm

Gordon Shedden makes BTCC history in Honda Civic Tourer

Scottish charger takes first-ever British Touring Car Championship victory for an estate-bodied car at Donington Park Honda Civic Tourer driver Gordon Shedden took an estate-bodied car to victory for the first time in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Donington Park today.Shedden won the third race of the day in the still-developing machine, but the pace of the factory MG 6s was t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm

Volkswagen NMC Concept Revealed

Remember Volkswagen's New Compact Coupe concept, revealed at the Detroit Auto Show in 2010? It's back, 'sorta', but this new show car has four doors and a newly evolved look.  And while that earlier 'NCC' concept previewed the 2011 Jetta sedan, this latest offering - dubbed 'New Midsize Coupe' - is likely a preview of the Volkswagen brand's new styl ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:10 pm

Jeep Sends China-Inspired Concepts To Beijing Auto Show

Jeep has revealed four Chinese-inspired design concepts at this year’s Beijing Auto Show, adding unique styling tweaks inside and out. The four design concepts include Chinese infused versions of the Cherokee, Wrangler and Renegade. China is Jeep’s largest market outside of the US and the carmaker is currently the fastest growing imported brand in China. “It makes ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:01 pm

Whitmarsh set for $10m McLaren payout - report

Ousted boss Martin Whitmarsh could walk away from McLaren with a $10 million payout. Last month, when Eric Boullier became the British team's new chief in the wake of supremo Ron Dennis' return to p...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 20 Apr 2014 | 1:00 pm

Mercedes-Benz MLC-Teasing Concept Coupe SUV Revealed

The Mercedes-badged rival to BMW's X6 'sports activity coupe' has been given an official unveiling in Beijing this week, hours after a series of leaked images surfaced online. The show car, known as the Concept Coupe, is expected to march to production with an 'MLC' badge, entering the Mercedes range alongside the large 'ML' M-Class range.  The new model was ...

Source: TheMotorReport - TheMotorReport - | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:37 pm

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW EXCLUSIVE! MORE Easter Surprises! FIRST REAL-LIFE Pics Of The 2015 Lexus NX 300h!

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:34 pm

VW's New Midsize Coupé is Wider than a Passat, Shorter than a Jetta, Similar to CLA

The so-called "four-door coupe" category or in other words, sportier looking and proportioned sedans, has taken German automotive groups by storm, with the latest creation coming from Volkswagen and the New Midsize Coupé that was unveiled today at the Beijing Auto Show in China. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:27 pm

VW's New Midsize Coupé is Wider than a Passat, Shorter than a Jetta, Similar to CLA

The so-called "four-door coupe" category or in other words, sportier looking and proportioned sedans, has taken German automotive groups by storm, with the latest creation coming from Volkswagen and the New Midsize Coupé that was unveiled today at the Beijing Auto Show in China. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:27 pm

WTCC Castelet C2 : López reprend la main

Départ en grille inversée pour cette course 2 pour les 10 premiers, les deux Citroën de Loeb et López partant encore une fois de l’arrière après leur déclassement pour une pièce non conforme. Le premier tour est une pagaille indescriptible avec des voitures se frottant un peu et/ou coupant un peu les chicanes. A ce [...] Cliquez sur le titre pour acceder à la note et faites nous pa ...

Source: le blog autole blog auto le blog autole blog auto | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:17 pm

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW EXCLUSIVE! FIRST REAL-LIFE INTERIOR Pictures Of The 2015 Lexus NX! #ISawItFirstNX #LexusNX

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:15 pm

New York 2014: Porsche 918 Spider

It seems that Porsche is still looking customers for their 918 Spyder. In addition to the LaFerrari and McLaren P1 which are already sold out. A great reason for Porsche to bring the car to New York.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:07 pm

Event: Ferrari Racing Days Sydney

Sydney Motorsport Park was coloured in the red Ferrari colours last week. For the first time ever, this event was organized in Sydney and it was definitely spectacular! Sydney Motorsport Park was full of Ferraris, from street cars, to racing series to even the Ferrari F1 Clienti. It was a weekend full of Ferrari madness.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:59 am

NEW YORK AUTO SHOW EXCLUSIVE! FIRST REAL-LIFE Pictures Of The 2015 Lexus NX 200t F SPORT! #ISawItFirstNX #LexusNX

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Source: AutoSpies.com News AutoSpies.com News | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:58 am

New Honda Spirior Concept Previews China's Next-Gen Accord

Five years after Honda and its Chinese joint-venture partner Dongfeng Honda Automobile kicked off production of the local market Accord dubbed Spirior, which was directly related to the 8th-gen European and Japanese Accord, and the North American Acura TSX, the big "H" is preparing Chinese customers for a new model via the world premiere of the Spirior Concept at the Beijing Auto Show.

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:52 am

New Honda Spirior Concept Previews China's Next-Gen Accord

Five years after Honda and its Chinese joint-venture partner Dongfeng Honda Automobile kicked off production of the local market Accord dubbed Spirior, which was directly related to the 8th-gen European and Japanese Accord, and the North American Acura TSX, the big "H" is preparing Chinese customers for a new model via the world premiere of the Spirior Concept at the Beijing Auto Show.

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:52 am

New Lincoln MKX Concept is Only a Couple of Steps Away from Production

In a symbolic move that heralds a new era for Lincoln as it opens its first showrooms in China, the brand's first ever world premiere outside the U.S. borders took place today at the Beijing Auto Show with the new MKX luxury SUV Concept. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:27 am

New Lincoln MKX Concept is Only a Couple of Steps Away from Production

In a symbolic move that heralds a new era for Lincoln as it opens its first showrooms in China, the brand's first ever world premiere outside the U.S. borders took place today at the Beijing Auto Show with the new MKX luxury SUV Concept. Read more » ...

Source: Carscoops Carscoops | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:27 am

Beijing: BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept is bold and beautiful in Beijing

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Sedan, BMW, Beijing Motor Show, Luxury BMW officially unveiled the Vision Future Luxury Concept today (or is it tomorrow?) at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, giving the world's media an in-the-flesh look at not only a future design theme for the brand, but a rumored flagship model. This is a looker in person, thanks to its Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe-inspired desi ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:20 am

BMW Concept Could Become New Super-Lux 8- or 9-Series

BMW is pulling the wraps off a sleek new coupe-like sedan that could fill one of the few apparent gaps in its rapidly expanding line-up. The prototype on display at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show is considered quite likely to become the maker’s new 8- or 9-Series flagship. More from TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:12 am

F1 - Le classement légèrement modifié

Le drapeau à damier a été agité trop tôt au Grand Prix de Chine. Le classement est finalement arrêté deux tours plus tôt, avec un seul changement de position.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 20 Apr 2014 | 11:08 am

Official: Montreal sets new EV gathering record: 431

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, North America The Nissan Leaf models are the easiest to spot, since they dominate the foreground. But Tesla Model S EVs and Chevy Volt plug-in hybrids are represented as well. Look a little closer and you'll see a Ford Focus Electric and Mistubishi i EVs. And is that a Cadillac ELR we see? Yes, it's kind of fun to take a good look at the picture above (cli ...

Source: AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen | 20 Apr 2014 | 10:29 am

Spaar-Chinees: Geely Cross Plug-in Hybrid

Het Chinese Geely, dat onder andere Volvo in handen heeft, pakt de zaken grondig aan en presenteert de Cross PHEV Concept: een voorproefje op een plug-in hybride!

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 20 Apr 2014 | 10:18 am

VW Plugging Into Chinese EV Market

With Beijing’s traffic choked roads as a backdrop, Volkswagen announced a major initiative to put tens, perhaps 100s of thousands of electric vehicles on the road in China before the end of the current decade. The project will cost the German maker as much as $27 billion, reports TheDetroitBureau.com.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 20 Apr 2014 | 10:16 am

F1 - Grosjean pouvait marquer des points

Romain Grosjean était neuvième lorsqu'il a dû abandonner au Grand Prix de Chine, en raison d'un problème de boîte de vitesses jamais vu jusque là.

Source: RSS Autoplus.fr RSS Autoplus.fr | 20 Apr 2014 | 10:02 am

Great Wall met drie nieuwelingen in Peking

Voor Nederland minder relevant, maar op de Auto China show in Peking loopt het natuurlijk over van de nieuwe Chinese modellen. Great Wall heeft drie nieuwelingen op de beurs gepresenteerd.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 20 Apr 2014 | 9:53 am

Chevrolet Makes Trax as it Cruzes into Beijing

General Motors stages a Broadway Style extravaganza at one of Beijing’s newest landmarks – the Water Cube from the 2008 Olympics – for the debut of the new Chevrolet Cruze. TheDetroitBureau.com was on hand for its unveiling.

Source: TheDetroitBureau.com TheDetroitBureau.com | 20 Apr 2014 | 9:49 am

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali: Quick Drive

We spent a week with the pickup truck that started the luxury truck craze; see what we think about GMC's top-of-the-lineup pickup.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 20 Apr 2014 | 9:30 am

Jaguar F-Type driver ignores warnings, gets stuck in wet concrete

Yet another driver of an expensive car got some big troubles, trying to skip traffic through a construction zone ...

Source: Worldcarfans Worldcarfans | 20 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am

Peking Auto Show 2014: Highlights Die neuen Autos in Peking

VW Midsize Coupé, BMW Luxury Future und Mercedes MLC sind die Stars in China. Das sind alle neuen Autos der Peking Auto Show 2014!

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 20 Apr 2014 | 8:15 am

Chevrolet Trax

The General looks like it’s back to badge engineering these days, as the Chevrolet Trax treks across the state at the 2014 New York Auto Show. Though it might only be a reworked Buick Encore, the Trax is aimed at a completely different audience — one that is noticeably younger.The Trax may be a new vehicle for the U.S., but it’s been sold in Canada and other markets around the world sinc ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 8:00 am

Chevrolet Trax

The General looks like it’s back to badge engineering these days, as the Chevrolet Trax treks across the state at the 2014 New York Auto Show. Though it might only be a reworked Buick Encore, the Trax is aimed at a completely different audience — one that is noticeably younger.The Trax may be a new vehicle for the U.S., but it’s been sold in Canada and other markets around the world sinc ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 8:00 am

Zielflagge zu früh geschwenkt: F1-Ergebnis korrigiert

Wegen eines übereifrigen Offiziellen hat der Automobil-Weltverband FIA das Ergebnis des Formel-1-Rennens in China leicht korrigiert. Weil ein chinesischer Funktionär in Shanghai eine Runde zu früh die Zielflagge schwenkte, werden den Regeln...Shanghai (dpa) - Wegen eines übereifrigen Offiziellen hat der Automobil-Weltverband FIA das Ergebnis des Formel-1-Rennens in China leicht korrigier ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:47 am

New Chevrolet Cruze Debuts in China with Nicer Look, More Class

Forget about the refreshed Cruze, here is the all-new, completely redesigned Chevrolet Cruze that General Motors truly needs. It goes on sale in late 2014 or early 2015, depending on the region, with the goal of setting “new benchmarks in the compact segment for fuel economy, handling and intelligent technology.” Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:46 am

Hamilton deklassiert Konkurrenz bei China-Rennen

Lewis Hamilton fährt momentan in einer eigenen Liga in der Formel 1. Der Brite feierte beim Großen Preis von China seinen dritten Triumph in Serie. Nico Rosberg rundete als Zweiter die erneute Mercedes-Gala ab. Titelverteidiger Sebastian Vettel...Shanghai (dpa) - Nach dem ersten Sieg-Hattrick in seiner Karriere goss sich Lewis Hamilton genüsslich den Champagner übers Gesicht. Sein zum dritten ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:45 am

Spotted: Wald Bison Toyota Land Cruiser by Royal Customs

A car doesn’t need 1.001 hp or a price of two million Euros to be special. Cars can be special on many ways. Definitely when you visit the right company to give your car that ‘custom look’. Royal Customs in Dubai recently did this with a Toyota Land Cruiser. An enormous SUV which looks very brutal thanks to the Wald Bison bodykit.

Source: Autogespot RSS Feed Autogespot RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:35 am

Jeep shows 4 concepts at Beijing Auto Show

Jeep has unveiled four new design concepts for the 2014 Beijing International Motor Show which opens to the public today. The one-off... [ 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 | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:30 am

Honda Concept B in mysterie gehuld

Honda heeft Peking de Concept B aan het grote publiek getoond, maar we komen maar bar weinig over de auto te weten.

Source: AutoWeek.nl nieuws AutoWeek.nl nieuws | 20 Apr 2014 | 7:30 am

New Ford Escort Compact Car is Made in China for China, Primarily

The new Ford Escort is just one of several, if not many, Ford models that will be made primarily for China. It stayed true to the Escort Concept that debuted at the 2013 Beijing Motor Show. According to the American automaker, the compact car is targeted at the large sub-group of Chinese consumers who are […] ...

Source: AutoTribute AutoTribute | 20 Apr 2014 | 6:43 am

Vettel: «Komme noch nicht so recht mit dem Bock klar»

Für Formel-1-Weltmeister Sebastian Vettel hat es auch in China nicht zu einem Podiumsplatz gereicht. Als Fünfter muss der Titelverteidiger erneut auch Teamkollege Daniel Ricciardo den Vortritt lassen.Shanghai (dpa) - Fragen an den viermaligen Formel-1-Weltmeister Sebastian Vettel nach seinem fünften Platz beim Großen Preis von China am Sonntag in Shanghai. Wie haben Sie das Rennen nach I ...

Source: AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten AUTO ZEITUNG.de - Aktuelle Artikel, Autotests und Neuheiten | 20 Apr 2014 | 6:28 am

Audi TT Offroad Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Audi has revealed a new concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The concept is based on the recently revealed 2016 TT sports car but features four doors, a raised ride height and four individual seats. It’s called the TT Offroad, and according to Audi it provides a glimpse of how the automaker might turn the TT sports car into a family of...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 20 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am

Peugeot plots a mainstream push in China

The French manufacturer's boss insists his brand will remain 'generalist' in China, despite its luxurious Beijing show car At the Beijing motor show today Peugeot's boss Maxine Picat told us in no uncertain terms that he has no plans to turn his company into a luxury brand. Not even in China."We are not BMW or Mercedes," he said. "We want to be first of the generalists."You could be forgiven for t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:59 am

Peugeot plots a mainstream push in China

The French manufacturer's boss insists his brand will remain 'generalist' in China, despite its luxurious Beijing show car At the Beijing motor show today Peugeot's boss Maxine Picat told us in no uncertain terms that he has no plans to turn his company into a luxury brand. Not even in China."We are not BMW or Mercedes," he said. "We want to be first of the generalists."You could be forgiven for t ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:59 am

Aston Martin showcases bespoke Q models in China

Tailor-made 'Q by Aston Martin' displayed in Beijing; V8 Vantage N430 and special 'Carbon' DB9 also on show Aston Martin has showcased its new 'Q by Aston Martin' bespoke personalisation scheme at the Beijing motor show.The bespoke service allows customers to tailor their vehicles to their tastes by picking from a range of colours, trim finishes, materials and other cosmetic options.A new 'Q Loung ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:52 am

Aston Martin showcases bespoke Q models in China

Tailor-made 'Q by Aston Martin' displayed in Beijing; V8 Vantage N430 and special 'Carbon' DB9 also on show Aston Martin has showcased its new 'Q by Aston Martin' bespoke personalisation scheme at the Beijing motor show.The bespoke service allows customers to tailor their vehicles to their tastes by picking from a range of colours, trim finishes, materials and other cosmetic options.A new 'Q Loung ...

Source: Autocar RSS Feed Autocar RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:52 am

Nieuws: DS 6WR is Citroën Crossover voor China

Eerder gaven we al te kennen dat PSA Peugeot Citroën in de toekomst minder modellen wil, maar er wel meer van wil produceren. Ook haalden we aan dat de DS-lijn een eigen leven gaat leiden en dat de pijlen vooral op China gericht zijn. Zo wil de groep bepaalde modellen bouwen die in eerste instantie enkel voor die markt bestemd zijn. De DS 5LS ...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:51 am

Nieuws: BMW Vision Luxury Concept hint naar volgende 7

Dat Mercedes de andere Duitse autoconstructeurs een maagkramp bezorgd bij de voorstelling van een nieuwe generatie S-Klasse is inmiddels bijna traditie geworden. Maar natuurlijk zitten ook de andere vaste waarden in het topsegment niet stil. Bij BMW wordt er alles aan gedaan om Mercedes bij de voorstelling van de volgende ‘Siebener’ een koekje van eigen deeg te geven. Dat bewijst de...Lees mee ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 20 Apr 2014 | 5:32 am

Nieuws: Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe is niet wat de naam belooft

Volkswagen toont op het Autosalon van China deze NMC. Dat staat voor New Midsize Coupé. Een studiemodel van een dynamisch gelijnde coupé op basis van het MQB-platform, dat we in de eerste plaats kennen van de VW Golf maar finaal de basis zal vormen voor meer dan dertig (!!) verschillende modellen.Breder dan een PassatDe Duitsers hebben ervoor gekozen om deze Chinese creatie een bijn...Lees meer ...

Source: Auto55.be Auto55.be | 20 Apr 2014 | 4:30 am

Lexus RC F walkaround video from New York Auto Show

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

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 20 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am

Bentley Hybrid Concept: Peking Auto Show 2014 Mulsanne mit Hybridantrieb

Bentley stellt in Peking eine Mulsanne-Studie mit Hybridantrieb vor. Die Technik soll erstmals im Bentley-SUV zum Serieneinsatz kommen.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:15 am

Video: Meet Jay Leno's McLaren P1

Some of us consider buying a new pair of Jordans as money well spent. But for a guy like Jay Leno, Jordans just don’t cut it anymore. If you want to get this guy all giddy, he needs to buy something he really wants, which in this case happens to be a McLaren P1.Recently, Leno was captured taking the P1 out to stretch its legs and by looking at how excited he was just by getting out of it, yo ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am

Video: Meet Jay Leno's McLaren P1

Some of us consider buying a new pair of Jordans as money well spent. But for a guy like Jay Leno, Jordans just don’t cut it anymore. If you want to get this guy all giddy, he needs to buy something he really wants, which in this case happens to be a McLaren P1.Recently, Leno was captured taking the P1 out to stretch its legs and by looking at how excited he was just by getting out of it, yo ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am

Riviera 75 Enclosed Flybridge

The Riviera 75 is one of the most luxurious yachts designed by the company. Needless to say, it is fitted with the latest technologies in the business including the latest Computer Assisted Design software.The 75 Enclosed Flybridge was designed by the famous designer Frank Mulder and Riviera’s in-house design team. Thanks to its smart construction the yacht allows for a four cabin, four bathroom ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:50 am

Riviera 75 Enclosed Flybridge

The Riviera 75 is one of the most luxurious yachts designed by the company. Needless to say, it is fitted with the latest technologies in the business including the latest Computer Assisted Design software.The 75 Enclosed Flybridge was designed by the famous designer Frank Mulder and Riviera’s in-house design team. Thanks to its smart construction the yacht allows for a four cabin, four bathroom ...

Source: Top Speed Top Speed | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:50 am

Chrysler announces deal for China Jeep production

Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A., Chrysler Group International LLC and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) have reached an agreement to expand... [ 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 | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:12 am

Lincoln MKX Concept First Look

Can Lincoln be revived?

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:04 am

Next-Gen Lincoln MKX Previewed With Beijing Auto Show Concept

Lincoln’s current MKX has been on sale since the 2007 model year and has only been updated once during all these years. Lincoln is well aware that its mid-size crossover is in need of renewal, and we’re getting our first look at the next-generation version in the form of a concept at this week’s 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Lincoln...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:01 am

Lexus Announces Twins! - All-New NX Compact Crossover Introduces First Twin Scroll Turbo Charger to Lineup

BEIJING – April 20, 2014 – With the addition of two exhaust gas inlets and two nozzles, Lexus welcomes its first twin scroll turbo charger to its powertrain family at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.  The all-new Lexus NX compact crossover offers the brand’s first gasoline turbo engine in the NX 200t. The NX 200t turbo will balance excellent fuel economy ...

Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 20 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am

Lexus NX F SPORT

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Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 19 Apr 2014 | 11:55 pm

Lexus NX 2L Turbo Display

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Source: Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. | 19 Apr 2014 | 11:55 pm

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Prototyp: Peking Auto Show 2014 Luxuslimo mit Rennsport-Genen

Von der Studie zum Prototypen: Infiniti pflanzt dem Q50 Eau Rouge Formel-1-Renntechnik ein. Die Kombination ergibt eine Luxuslimousine, die 290 Sachen geht.

Source: AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto AUTO BILD - Tests und News zum Thema Auto | 19 Apr 2014 | 11:30 pm

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Debuts At The 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Chevrolet takes a lot of pride in being the progenitor of the SUV segment, starting with the Suburban back in the 1930s. Land Rover makes much of being the first luxury SUV maker via the Range Rover built starting in 1970. But the world of SUVs has come a long way since those pioneers, folding in design elements and high-performance abilities that...

Source: MotorAuthority MotorAuthority | 19 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm

The new MINI Paceman.

As an extravagant individualist in urban traffic, the MINI Paceman is a real eye-catcher. The world's first ever Sports Activity Coupé in the premium compact segment presents an excitingly athletic and elegant design as well as enthralling sporty driving properties. Now there is more to discover and lots more driving fun to experience as well.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 19 Apr 2014 | 6:15 pm

BMW at the 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2014.

With one world premiere and several Asian and Chinese premieres, BMW is using this year’s Beijing International Automotive Exhibition from 20 to 29 April 2014 to present an array of compelling production models which are geared to meeting present-day customer requirements and in some cases usher in all-new market segments.

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 19 Apr 2014 | 6:10 pm

BMW Vision Future Luxury. Modern luxury driven by design and innovation.

The BMW Vision Future Luxury furnishes a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand. It stands for a forward-looking fusion of exclusivity and innovation, for a driving experience that is at once emotional and exclusive. All this is conveyed through the outstanding exterior and interior design of the BMW Vision Future Luxury along with its innovative technology, a pione ...

Source: BMW Group PressClub Global BMW Group PressClub Global | 19 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm

Audi TT Offroad concept points to new TT crossover (2014)

Audi has officially revealed the name of its SUV-like four-door coupe concept car to be ‘TT Offroad’. But why the TT name? CAR caught up with Audi CEO Rupert Stadler to ask the big question? So, why has Audi gambled...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 3:06 pm

Audi TT Offroad concept points to new TT crossover (2014)

Audi has officially revealed the name of its SUV-like four-door coupe concept car to be ‘TT Offroad’. But why the TT name? CAR caught up with Audi CEO Rupert Stadler to ask the big question? So, why has Audi gambled...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 3:06 pm

New Chinese Pickup to Debut at Beijing Motor Show

A new but familiar-looking midsize pickup truck is set to debut in Beijing next week from Kawei Auto.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 19 Apr 2014 | 2:30 pm

Bentley promises '90% hybrid range by 2018'

Bentley will offer a plug-in hybrid version of 90% of the cars on its range as early as 2018, the company's CEO has confirmed. Speaking at the debut of the Mulsanne Hybrid Concept at the Beijing motor show, Dr Wolfgang...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 2:07 pm

Bentley promises '90% hybrid range by 2018'

Bentley will offer a plug-in hybrid version of 90% of the cars on its range as early as 2018, the company's CEO has confirmed. Speaking at the debut of the Mulsanne Hybrid Concept at the Beijing motor show, Dr Wolfgang...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 2:07 pm

Skoda to crown range with seven-seat SUV (2014)

Skoda is plotting a large new 4x4 to sit at the top of its range, CAR can reveal. The new SUV will compete with Korean seven-seater SUVs like the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sportage, and be positioned a rung...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 2:00 pm

Skoda to crown range with seven-seat SUV (2014)

Skoda is plotting a large new 4x4 to sit at the top of its range, CAR can reveal. The new SUV will compete with Korean seven-seater SUVs like the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sportage, and be positioned a rung...

Source: Car Online Car Online | 19 Apr 2014 | 2:00 pm

Week in Review: Debuts, Good Deals, and Good Deeds

Check out this recap of all the important news stories this week.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 19 Apr 2014 | 1:04 pm

GM Provides Better Covers for Transported Pickups

The care for your new pickup truck starts long before you see it on the dealer lot.

Source: PickupTrucks: News PickupTrucks: News | 19 Apr 2014 | 8:35 am

Car Design Awards China 2014 winners announced

Car Design Awards China 2014 winners announced ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 19 Apr 2014 | 1:29 am

BMW Announces 2-Series Track Handling Package

While the BMW M235i we drove earlier this year makes for a great pint-sized rocket, we couldn't help but wonder what a similar treatment would do to the lighter and more centrally balanced 2-Series equipped with the 240 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four cylinder engine. It appears this quandary hung heavy on BMW's collective mind as well, as they've now announced the Track Handlin ...

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 18 Apr 2014 | 4:37 pm

2015 Jaguar XK Final Fifty Edition Marks End of Model

Jaguar kills off the XK in style.

Source: Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed Automotive.com Reviews and Articles RSS Feed | 18 Apr 2014 | 4:04 pm

Preview: 2015 Dodge Charger

The Challenger isn't the only car in Dodge's portfolio that's getting a refresh for 2015. As Chrysler is often known to do, all the vehicles sharing the LX platform - which also includes the Chrysler 300 - get their updates simultaneously. While Dodge kept it simple when giving the Challenger a facelift, designers chose to give the Charger a more comprehensive makeover.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 18 Apr 2014 | 3:28 pm

Nikki’s Kia Soul’s Called Little Devil + Cool Photos

For our latest entry in the Kia owner’s series we head to Chandler, AZ, where Nikki, an IT support representative, is a proud and active member of the Kia Soul community. In fact, Nikki is the moderator at the SoulHamsters.com … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 18 Apr 2014 | 2:02 pm

Classic: Buick Grand National & GNX

Generally speaking, the large-displacement muscle car era gradually came to an end in the late-1970s. Consumer demand remained strong but the United States was still feeling shockwaves from the oil crisis that rocked the world in the middle of the 1970s, leading legislators to continuously push for ever-stricter emissions regulations.

Source: Winding Road Site News Winding Road Site News | 18 Apr 2014 | 1:55 pm

Pace Off: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car vs. 2013 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Pace Car

Comparing Chevrolet Camaro pace car history at the 2014 New York International Auto Show The post Pace Off: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car vs. 2013 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Pace Car appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 18 Apr 2014 | 1:42 pm

Five Highlights of the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang Rivalry

Competition improves the breed, but also forges lasting memoriesThe post Five Highlights of the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang Rivalry appeared first on FastLane.

Source: FastLane FastLane | 18 Apr 2014 | 11:07 am

Autoline This Week #1813: 50 Years of Mustang

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

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

Chevrolet unveils Transformer 4's Autobots in New York

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

Source: Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show Worldcarfans: New York Auto Show | 18 Apr 2014 | 10:40 am

Volkswagen Golf Sportswagon concept shows its practical side in New York

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

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

Jeep deal for China production by end of April

Jeep brand CEO Mike Manley says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will most likely have completed a deal for production of certain Jeep models... [ 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 | 18 Apr 2014 | 9:46 am

New York show: Next Mazda MX-5 to be cheaper?

Mazda says it can do better on next-generation MX-5 convertible pricing ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 18 Apr 2014 | 2:40 am

New York show: Return of the Honda HR-V

HR-V name returns to Honda showrooms on Jazz-based crossover – in the US, at least ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 17 Apr 2014 | 8:32 pm

New York show: Subaru brings Outback to the big city

Another show, another new model for Subaru as Outback continues 2014 roll-out ...

Source: GoAuto RSS - Car News GoAuto RSS - Car News | 17 Apr 2014 | 7:44 pm

ix25 Small SUV Teased Ahead Of Its Official Launch

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here ix25 Small SUV Teased Ahead Of Its Official Launch. Hyundai releases first official teaser photo of t ...

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

Honda Automobiles: Honda HR-V Compact SUV

Honda HR-V Compact SUV ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 17 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Honda Automobiles: Honda HR-V Compact SUV to Join All-New 2015 Fit as Honda Expands Small Car Lineup

All-new HR-V will launch this winter with sleek and expressive styling 2015 Fit resets segment benchmark with class-leading interior space, top fuel economy ratings and standard features Next-generation ASIMO also makes appearance at New York Auto Show Honda will continue to expand its lineup of small cars aimed at the next generation of buyers with the launch of the 2015 Fit subcompact car ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 17 Apr 2014 | 12:00 pm

Honda Automobiles: Honda HR-V Compact SUV

Honda HR-V Compact SUV ...

Source: Hondanews Online Newsroom Hondanews Online Newsroom | 17 Apr 2014 | 11:59 am

Traumhafter Start: Strycek Junior im Astra OPC

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

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

Traumhafter Start: Strycek Junior im Astra OPC

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

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

Why we won't be running CDNLive coverage from the Beijing motor show

Why we won't be running CDNLive coverage from the Beijing motor show ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 16 Apr 2014 | 11:42 pm

New face for the Chevvy Spark

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

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

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

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here Pictures Of The Newly-Launched US-Spec 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sedan. Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 20 ...

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

#askKTN im Rückblick – „Gute Idee“

Seinen ersten Tweet als Opel-Chef setzte Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann am 31. Juli 2013 ab. Nur neun Monate später zählt sein Account über 3.000 Follower. Via #askKTN konnten sich auch die Opel-Blog-Leser von der Nahbarkeit unseres CEO überzeugen. Das Echo war überwältigend. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 16 Apr 2014 | 10:28 am

#askKTN im Rückblick – „Gute Idee“

Seinen ersten Tweet als Opel-Chef setzte Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann am 31. Juli 2013 ab. Nur neun Monate später zählt sein Account über 3.000 Follower. Via #askKTN konnten sich auch die Opel-Blog-Leser von der Nahbarkeit unseres CEO überzeugen. Das Echo war überwältigend. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 16 Apr 2014 | 10:28 am

Bugatti Veyron Seen at Nurburgring

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

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

Pic of the Day #402

Pic of the Day #402 ...

Source: Car Design News - News Car Design News - News | 15 Apr 2014 | 11:22 am

Von der Skizze zur Serie: Mini-Haie im ADAM

Ostereier-Suche mal anders: Fast unsichtbar tummeln sich im Interieur von ADAM, Corsa und Zafira Tourer kleine Haie. Der ADAM geht sogar mit insgesamt vier Fischen an Bord vom Band. Es lohnt sich also, unseren Stadtflitzer genauer unter die Lupe zu nehmen. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 15 Apr 2014 | 6:41 am

Von der Skizze zur Serie: Mini-Haie im ADAM

Ostereier-Suche mal anders: Fast unsichtbar tummeln sich im Interieur von ADAM, Corsa und Zafira Tourer kleine Haie. Der ADAM geht sogar mit insgesamt vier Fischen an Bord vom Band. Es lohnt sich also, unseren Stadtflitzer genauer unter die Lupe zu nehmen. Weiterlesen ...

Source: Opel-Blog Opel-Blog | 15 Apr 2014 | 6:41 am

Audi R8 on Nurburgring

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

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

Optima, Rio, Soul And Forte Deliver High Levels Of Value To The Consumers

Kia Motors America has been named as a 2014 Brand Image Award Winner by Kelley Blue Book! The “Best Value Brand” is a first for Kia, who received a high grade thanks to its stylish and fuel efficient vehicles. The … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 12 Apr 2014 | 8:15 am

7 Generations Of Hyundai Sonata – Through The Years Of 1985 To 2014

Hyundai-blog.com is a daily-updated Hyundai news website. The blog, which provides latest news and information on new Hyundai vehicles, is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most creative Hyundai communities in the USA and elsewhere around the world. You can read the original blog post here 7 Generations Of Hyundai Sonata – Through The Years Of 1985 To 2014. When it comes to longevity ...

Source: Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog Hyundai News | 2014 Hyundai Car & SUV Reviews, Sales, Dealers | Hyundai-Blog | 11 Apr 2014 | 12:06 pm

Autoline This Week #1812: 50 Years of Mustang

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

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

2015 Kia Sedona Teased Again, Official Release Date Announced

Kia Motors Corporation has today released another teaser image of their upcoming 2015 Sedona minivan! This is already the second teaser image that the automaker has released to the public. The first teaser image has revealed Kia’s updated front-end styling … Continue reading → ...

Source: Kia News BlogKia News Blog Kia News BlogKia News Blog | 10 Apr 2014 | 2:09 pm

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

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

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

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

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

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

China Mulling More EV Incentives in Wake of Poor Sales

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

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

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

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

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

Maxus G10 Heading to Market on March 21st

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

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

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

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

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

Chevrolet Trax Launching in China in Second Quarter

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

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

Detroit Auto Show 2014

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

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

Tokyo Motor Show 2013

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

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

Frankfurt Motor Show 2013

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

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

Acura NSX Deep Dive: Supercar Gets Big Drivetrain Changes

Acura reconfigures drivetrain from the original NSX's transverse layout to a longitudinal layout ...

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 18 Nov 2013 | 5:21 pm

Jaguar's New Platform: XF Replacement Will Be Aluminum, Too

At the Frankfurt show, after the reveal of the Jaguar C-X17 crossover concept, reporters sat down with Jaguar design director Ian Callum and Jaguar Land Rover vehicle line director Kevin Stride.

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 22 Sep 2013 | 5:00 am

Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Racecar Makes Surprise Debut in Monterey

GM Still Secretive About Further Details ...

Source: Motor Trend News RSS Motor Trend News RSS | 17 Aug 2013 | 8:00 pm

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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