Perhaps I’m a bit harsh, let’s just say that the 2012 Fiat 500 will be sold stateside (finally) but with a couple of minor inconveniences. The new (for the United States) Fiat 500 will not get the very high mpg hoped by some and there will be somewhat of a situation when it comes to [...]
After cherishing the recent sales success of the Toyota Prius, the Japanese have just announced that they think their hybrid synergy drive vehicle can make it to first place. That’s right, Toyota consider that their hybrid will be its top-selling U.S. vehicle sometime soon.
The Ingolstadt based Germans have an extra reason to be happy about the new year. Upon receiving the final sales figures of 2010 the cracked open the champagne. This is because in 2010 Audi’s sales in North America call for a new personal record, one to do away with the one set in 2007.
A while back, Chevrolet tried to do away with the whole “Chevy” idea. That didn’t really go along very well but here’s Mitsubishi preparing this car for the U.S. and calling it the “i”. I find it just about as amusing as the “Chevy” situation because that’s the Mitsubishi i-MiEV with some vinyl covers added [...]
It may seem weird but a recent twitter message from Hyundai USA’s PR account had this image attached to it. I tend to be a car bore. Scratch that. I am a monumental car bore and I appreciate car shows, releases, lovely press conferences and all that media rubbish.
A little over a week before its scheduled debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show, Mitsubishi released a set of photos of the U.S. version of their all electric i-MiEV. Since it’s been around Japan and Europe for a while it’s only natural that I’m slightly familiar to it but the U.S. spec version is [...]
A few recent rumors coming through the grapevine all the way from Bavaria make for BMW trying to reach a decision on whether or not to expand the lineup of products they are rolling off the line in Spartanburg. A decision of this sort would probably have no effect on pricing or deliveries but it [...]
While the 2011 Nissan Murano has been around as a facelifted version since the summer but since it’s only now that it’s going to be available in the US the Japanese have been kind enough to release the price list you might encounter in a showroom. For the sake of argument the list only features [...]
It seems that the latest announcement to come from BMW’s Mini is a bit bland but does include some interesting figures. Most interesting of them all is the one that includes the price for the U.S. for a base model and some info on what will the options or superior trim levels set you back.
I’m not entirely convinced about Mercedes’ new policy on reliability, image and the sorts but it seems that the majority of people is. I’m only saying this because US sales of the German three point star have risen so much they over took the arch-rivals at BMW and recently even the long reigning Lexus.