June 15, 2024
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7 Ways to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

Select the right gear This tip is strictly for manual car owners, changing the gear according to your car’s speed can save your fuel. Apply the gear which is the highest gear for your optimal speed so that your car never stalls. Don’t ride the clutch Riding the clutch is the most common problem that

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Microjoule, world’s most efficient car

When we talk about fuel efficiency in vehicles, more times than not, we speak of hybrids. Still, the world’s most efficient car is not a hybrid, but rather a gasoline burner, and it’s called the Microjoule. The car is the project of a team of french students, who wanted to see exactly how little gas

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Land Rover

Range Rover Evoque is about to get faster

Land Rover isn’t exactly known for making cars that scream efficiency but with the introduction of the Freelander and, more recently, the Evoque, they’ve changed their ways. Or have they? They may have used a small inline four cylinder engine but they couldn’t resist having a turbocharger stuck on top of it. And it is

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Toyota

2011 Toyota Etios revealed and headed for India

It’s no longer news that the Asian market is in a state of booming sales. That’s what China has been for for just over a year. India on the other hand has just started attracting major manufacturers to it. The latest of them to develop a car specifically for the Indian market is Toyota.

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Maserati

Some tech info on the next Quattroporte

The road opener for super fast saloons, the Maserati Quattroporte, is soon to come to life within a new version. And some information on that particular, eagerly anticipated, replacement is what we’ve got right now.

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Audi BMW Fiat Mercedes Toyota VW

Engine of the year results

The 2010 International Engine of the Year awards seen an end to proceedings and in that end there were ten different engines being honored in 11 categories, plus an overall winner chosen. The engines were rated by a jury of automotive journalists from around the world had the difficult task of rating the engines and

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Land Rover

Updates for 2011 Range Rover

The next model year for the Range Rover has just been revealed and along with a few new styling cues there’s quite a lot of new specs to look through. Sticking with a short list, the king of luxury SUVs will be getting a new V8 diesel engine, a new 8-speed transmission and two significant

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Chrysler

Chrysler will be investing $300 million in Indiana

Chrysler Group LLC have just announced that they are going to invest $300 million in order to retool two of its Indiana plants. The two plants are Indiana Transmission Plant I and the Kokomo casting plant and together produce automatic transmissions.

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Ferrari

Ferrari’s attempt at being Green

Who was at the Geneva Motor Show this year and passed by the Ferrari stand (which means pretty much everybody) had a jaw drop moment as they saw Ferrari’s first attempt at being Green. Not necessarily because of any F1 car or a road car capable of making you faint in the corners but because

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Audi

2011 Audi TT TDI soon on sale

The recently facelifted Audi TT is getting close to launch date and the two liter diesel engine has been confirmed for it despite no real changes having been made to it. The diesel in question is, of course, a TDI and it develops 170 horsepower while still being quite economical.

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Ferrari Supercars

Ferrari CEO says a four door will never happen

Ferrari wishes to take no place in a world where the Porsche Panamera and the Aston Martin Rapide fight it out. According to Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa the Italian automaker will “never” do a four-door sports sedan destined to compete with the afore mentioned.

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General Motors

General Motors April sales count raises

More news from Detroit as General Motors has just announced better sales figures for this month when compared to last year’s April disastrous sales. Mind you, while this April 2010 has better sales than April 2009 it’s still 2% down on March 2010.

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Lotus Toyota

Lotus and Toyota show the benefits of lightness

Lotus just released a concept where the Norfolk performance company use the Toyota Venza as a base and start a project where the goal was to trim the fat, ultimately reducing CO2 emissions. Officially, they are trying to show off a project called “viable mass reduction strategy” and the base car will be transformed into

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Ford

Ford confirms one liter 3-cylinder EcoBoost in Ford Start Concept

Ford has just launched the Start Concept car at the ongoing Beijing Motor Show and it features a very special innovation for Ford. Ford Motor Company has teamed the Start Concept launch with the confirmation of their 1.0 liter 3-cylinder engine that it houses under it’s bonnet.

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Mini

Mini John Cooper Works World Championship 50 coming to U.S

The demand in the United States has prompted Mini USA to reconsider the original sales philosophy for this limited edition variant of the very popular small hatchback. The rethink isn’t a revolution as only 50 units of the Mini John Cooper Works World Championship 50 will be coming stateside.

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Infiniti Mercedes

Infiniti G series is going to be powered by Mercedes-Benz engine

Since the recent global alliance between Daimler AG and Renault-Nissan has been solidified it’s about time to see the results and first of its kind will be that the next Infiniti G series will get engines from Mercedes-Benz. The G series has always been a top seller for Infiniti and the future modifications to its

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Lotus

The 2011 Lotus Elise S is the answer

Well at least when it comes to fuel economy it is, the latest offering from Norfolk has been rated at 46.7 mpg highway upon testing in the EU cycle. This figure is not that impressive when compared to a new generation hybrid or even certain diesel engines but none of those can offer the same

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Citroen

Citroen C1 facelift

Citroen has announced the the C1 will get a facelift, without actually giving out any other details about their small car. The rumor is that the car will also get some other minor modifications to the interior and exterior, but the real news is that the engine will be upgraded. This way, the Citroen C1

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