January 30, 2023
Mini

Mini Could Become an All-Electric Brand in the United States

Taking in account the recent sale drops in the U.S.A. when it comes to Minis, BMW has decided to attempt to turn the brand in an all-electric city car brand. While this has not yet been turned into a developed plan, officials at BMW state that it indeed could be a possibility for Mini to […]

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Electric Cars VW

Volkswagen Goes Electric in China

The Volkswagen Group German based carmaker is planning to introduce 20 models running on electric-battery, in order to cope with its upper rivals like BMW, Tesla or Nissan. Volkswagen Group has previously announced that the company would launch at least 15 NEVs in China, by 2018, with the company to rethink strategy and offer 20 […]

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Audi

Audi A2 plans cancelled

The Germans are really ramping up the competition levels. The luxury market is more disputed than ever and everybody wants to be on top. BMW are currently leading but with Audi breathing down their necks and Mercedes grasping at their collar, they don’t exactly have it easy. Audi will be investing their brains out to […]

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Auto Shows Smart

Smart ForJeremy is ready to wow Los Angeles

I imagine Jeremy Clarkson’s email inbox blew up today since a new car is about to be introduced that is called the Smart ForJeremy. The British car reviewer will have to constantly reply to the idea saying he’s got nothing to do with it. Further more, he probably really hates this. Not only is the […]

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Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Mirage to be sold in the United States

Just a week after Suzuki’s announcement about leaving the US market due to very low sales and unprofitable conditions, their rivals at Mitsubishi tell us they have big plans here. While Mitsubishi does still make compact and relatively light cars as Suzuki, they seem to have a different marketing plan and optimism about the US […]

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Toyota

Toyota Supra successor gets confirmed and rushed

The GT86 must have given the Japanese at Toyota something of a sports car bug or at least a gush of nostalgia from the past. After reviving the AE86 like this, they are now looking towards the Supra and MR2 sporty machines for a revival. The MR2 is not the most interesting thing to the […]

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Auto Shows Chevrolet

Chevrolet will introduce Spark EV in Los Angeles

You may not have taken into the diminutive size of the Chevrolet Spark so far. No matter what they said or advertised, didn’t really hit the mainstream audience. The American company made some considerable effort with the newest generation of the compact, particularly its looks and economy, yet appeal is low. What’s to do to […]

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Audi

Audi R8 e-tron gets Nurburgring lap record

If you care about the Nurburgring and just how fast a car can go around it you’ll love this or maybe you’ll be outraged at the simple thought. Audi now have a brand new record for going round the Green Hell and it was established in their Audi R8 e-tron. That’s an electric car. The […]

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Tesla Toyota

Toyota RAV4 EV production version finally launched

It may have been in our own galaxy but it was definitely a long, long time ago that the Japanese at Toyota introduced us to an electric RAV4. Called the RAV4 EV it was very familiar looking car that was actually quite a lot different from what we expected the SUV to be. Power here […]

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Ford

Ford Focus Electric has a first with NASCAR

Ford have just announced that the electric version of their Focus hatchback is about to make history in the popular sport of NASCAR. Before tofu eaters get to excited and, most of all, before rednecks are going to start beating their wives over how good ol’ fashin’ V8s are dying, the car won’t be racing. […]

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Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Prototype wants to tackle Pikes Peak

Mitsubishi’s effort with electric cars may not be very popular but they’re quite a few steps into it with their microscopic i-MiEV hatchback. In an effort to popularize both the car and the technological capabilities underneath its simple looking body, the Japanese company will make a spin-off prototype that they’ll be sending up Pikes Peak. […]

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VW

VW E-Bugster a popular vote away from production

The recently unveiled Volkswagen E-Bugster is around with more than decorative purposes. It seems like the Germans have big plans for it. Somehow, every time one says the Germans have big plans for something there’s a chill running down my spine. Getting back to VW, it’s the E-Bugster their planning for right now. It seems […]

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Smart

Smart For Us Concept unveiled

Since the unveiling took place at the 2012 Detroit Motor Show, the American nature of the show was obvious and isn’t something you’d want to overlook. The miniature car makers at Smart however may have gone a little overboard with a stereotype they’ve planted on the American market, the fact they love pickup trucks so […]

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VW

Volkwagen E-Bugster concept unveiled in Detroit

Though referring to the historic and now fashion icon of a Volkswagen, the Beetle as a bug is usually frowned upon, the Germans pulled a fast one on us. They’ve just unveiled a new concept at the Detroit Motor Show, it’s based on the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle and it’s called the E-Bugster. As you’d instantly […]

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VW

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid to be unveiled in Detroit

Volkswagen, one of the leading advocates of diesel powerplants in order to achieve fuel economy will be coming to the Detroit Motor Show with two different ideas. The first of which will be a new, still rather shady and unfamiliar, electric concept. It’s supposed to be an electric-car that isn’t based on any current production […]

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Auto Shows Honda

Honda EV-STER Concept unveiled in Tokyo

As the Tokyo Motor Show opens up its gates, the Japanese have already started showing us what the technologically obsessed folk can do. First up the Honda EV-STER Concept got its first unveiling and it is a stunning EV, one that’s very desirable, perhaps more than the Tesla Model S. Unlike the American roadster, the […]

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VW

Spyshots of the 2013 Volkswagen Golf

The hatchback daddy, the Golf, is not far from its major refresh and here we are, several months ahead of its unveiling with a few spyshots. The 2013 Volkswagen Golf was spied while testing on the open road and while the information available on the looks are poor, you should see what’s going on under […]

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Honda

2013 Honda Fit EV unveiled and “priced”

Not that long after unveiling the regular version of the Honda Fit, the Japanese have come to LA with a special version of the little hatchback. As often the the way nowadays, the special version of the hatchback, is electric and entitled the 2013 Honda fit EV. Adding in the final bonus sees the Los […]

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Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz F 125 Concept leaked before Frankfurt Motor Show

This week holds the ribbon cutting on the proceedings of the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. It may be close but there’s no ending to the lineup of leaks and previews of cars that are going to be unveiled there. One of the most striking of the lot, surprisingly, comes from Mercedes, is a concept called […]

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Toyota

Toyota TMG EV P001 became the fastest electric racer

The Japanese at Toyota aren’t very bothered about the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. Instead, they’ve been focusing their time on a different sort of German attraction. It’s the infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife race track and going round it. There’s no Lexus LF-A promotional material here, no fluff and such, it’s all about the racing. Toyota have […]

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