China is the world`s largest auto market with a lot of important or less important carmakers to get their share of the segment. The French based Citroen has also released the 2017 C6 on the Asian market, the model being available from 25,700 euros, the equivalent of 189,900 yen. Considering the destination fees and other […]
First launched in 2002 in the xA and xB versions, the Scion model that made Toyota famous all over the world, has been secretly decided to be put off, after 13 years of on the market. The news come from CarBuzzard`s BJ Killeen, according to which Toyota has communicated the decision during a secret meeting, […]
I love getting good news. That said, we’re talking about something completely different here. The British were only finding a way to let us down easy. Having only just announced the fact that the Jaguar C-X75 is undergoing the final evaluation about its production status, they’re now saying it’s all over. Without any easy way […]
News from Sweden, Koenigsegg have… Wait, nope, that’s not it. It’s from another interesting company, one that’s called Saab. The recently bankrupted company was bought out and announced a plan to come back to the public attention via the trendy bits of electric powered cars. Lovely ambition and everybody is quite happy to see Saab […]
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 […]
Got a bit of a petrolhead memory? In that case you’ll certainly remember the Audi Quattro Concept the Germans introduced back in 2010. Since then, we’ve heard countless rumors about it back then and there have been even more since. Audi didn’t really help the situation with their press releases. It went from concept, to […]
Oh how we laughed at the Koreans from Kia when they announced that their new rear wheel drive, luxury flagship model and it looked like a knock off BMW. And boy how we laughed when we found out they were going to name it K9, particularly as that’s a way used by people to refer […]
Ford’s SVT Raptor F-150 stocks may not be the in the best of shapes but speed off-road enthusiasts need not worry, Toyota is here to give them their fix. The Toyota Tacoma TRD TX Baja isn’t as fast as the SVT, but it’s built at roughly the same toughness and similar off-road capabilities. The Japanese […]
As many managers will tell you, knowing your market is essential no matter what you’re trying to sell and it seems that the British at Rolls Royce are fully aware of this. For quite some time now, the big markets of the luxury or posh cars was to be seen in the Middle East, therefore […]
I guess the Germans at Audi didn’t want people to have enough time to forget their brand new A3 Sedan Concept and they decided to turn it into production car. Being logical, Audi are rolling up their sleeves and they decided that the first thing they’re going to do is bring the A3 sedan to […]
The Japanese at Honda don’t really make exciting cars any more, they do however manage to come up with reliable, pleasant ones though. Perhaps the most pleasant of them all is the good old Honda CR-V. And that’s the problem, the CR-V is now getting close to the same age as the average Honda driver.
When BMW brought the Mini back to life, people took notice, when Fiat brought the 500 back manufacturers took notice. However, when Audi joined the game it sparked quite a bit more interest from GM’s Opel brand. The sketch above is not of the actual car but the Opel Trixx concept does seem to be […]
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.
There is a rumor concerning the European version of the Chevrolet Volt running around, and I say this with a bit of a clench because i know that the newspaper behind hasn’t always proved to be the best of reliable sources. The newspaper quoted for this rumor is the British print from “The Telegraph” and […]
Yes, I am aware of the peculiar factor to be found within the title but the fact remains true. No recent Corvette bears the name anywhere on it. If you look at the Corvette badge you will still be able to spot the traditional bowtie does appear on the twin-flag badge, but that’s about all.
The Chrysler subsidiary company, Jeep, have announced indirectly that they are considering a possible comeback to the very popular segment of pickups. This announcement came packed in within a discussion Mike Manley, President and CEO of the Jeep Brand had with an interviewer from PickupTrucks.com.
You may remember that about a couple of months ago VW presented us with a facelifted variant of their flagship, the 2011 Phaeton. At the time, it was a bit difficult to understand why the car didn’t get the eagerly awaited by fans major redesign and why the Germans only gave us these minute changes. […]
Toyota have just announced that they will recommence construction on its Mississippi plant about the same time they are going to begin producing the Corolla there late next year. With the Corolla being produced at this particular plant once again a major shift in production will occur due to the current climate.
Nissan is hoping that their electric Leaf will attract interest of people bothered about the environment and will lead the way towards the electrification of automobile transportation. On a side note to the Nissan Leaf’s marketing Nissan Division for Nissan North America Vice President Al Castignetti had a relatively unsurprising statement to make about the […]