According to recent reports, the all-new Nissan Leaf and Renault Zoe will share the same platform, meaning that they will come with rather the same electric drivetrain. Before both models will arrive on the market somewhere in 2020, the Nissan Japanese carmaker is reportedly building a facelift version by 2018, which will preview the new […]
The Hyundai South Korean based automaker has recently released the i20 WRC racer in the first image, showcasing the model with a completely different body than the present one. The Hyundai i20 WRC racer is ready to hit the show soon enough, coming with a different platform, longer wheelbase, with the engine, transmission and other […]
There was a rumor going round about how Volkswagen would start teasing and presenting the seventh generation of their Golf throughout the month but the Germans have surprised us on that one. Not certain on the kind of surprise it is, Volkswagen have indeed started showing off the upcoming Golf Mark VII only it’s not […]
Well, revealed may be a bit of a stretch since the actual term is leaked. Since the 2012 SLK, it is a bit of a tradition for Mercedes early reveals so let’s let it slide. This time however, the new model from the Germans is a little less glamorous but also a significant improvement on […]
The i3 may be an electric vehicle that’s meant to be eco friendly and save the world but underneath it’s still got fiery BMW sports car DNA. This shines through in a recent announcement we got regarding the BMW i3 and its drivetrain layout, one that has a special resonance with petrolheads.
In the world of soccer moms and school runs, few things are more important than the combination between the SUV and seven seats. A bit late to the game, Volkswagen is reportedly finally working on just such a behemoth.
The recently revised Jeep Grand Cherokee has been nothing if not a success for a Chrysler that’s trying to raise from the dead. The new face of the Grand Cherokee registered almost three times the number of sales last month when compared to last year’s October. That’s quite a performance and Chrysler & Fiat CEO […]
With the recent rumor going round of BMW and Saab working together on more than engines, inevitably the press went over to the companies and tried to get more information. Ergo, in a recent interview for Reuters, Mr. Victor Muller, CEO of the Swedish part of this alleged deal had a few interesting statements to […]
After turning to the Germans for help with an engine to power a possible revival of the Saab 92 it seems the Swedish at Saab could be returning the favor. Since Saab has a lot of experience with front wheel drive and BMW have confirmed their intention to produce such a model the two companies […]
Yesterday was the date the first production Hennessey Venom GT saw delivery to a customer who lives in the United Arab Emirates. Company owner, John Hennessey, declined to name the customer but did state that this event fulfills a dream the man had as a kid. In adding a bit of spice to the statement […]
Today was the first time the world could lay their eyes on the latest incarnation of VW’s Jetta sedan, the 2011 model that will soon hit stateside showrooms this October. For now, information on European availability and pricing is not available but there’s still enough to keep us busy.
According to a report last Friday by French newspaper “Les Echos” the negotiations that had been undergoing at PSA with Mitsubishi may be nearing a conclusion. PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation have been talking about using one of the Japanese company’s platforms for small, low-range cars.
Some French newspapers reported that Renault SA have set targets seriously high for electric vehicles production by 2015 as it plans to hit a figure above 200,000 per year. And to prove this isn’t just trash talk the French company announced that at least 150,000 of these will be the Renault Zoe.
After an announcement came in yesterday from Ford concerning the company’s first hybrid and plugin hybrid models to be made at their plant in Valencia we have another snippet concerning the same production facility. That same plant in Spain will produce two versions of the new Ford C-MAX compact minivans that will be launched in […]
Volkswagen’s new department responsible for very exclusive sporty models, the R GmbH division, is reportedly working a very hot version of the Polo. The R version of the VW Polo will, as befits tradition in hot hatch V-dubs, be faster and overall better than the GTI version available at the moment.
Buick is a brand that’s in the middle of a revolution and seems to soldier on with it. The Buick LaCrosse leads the way and the upcoming Regal should pave it. Seeing these great cars revive the spirit of Buick, their marketing director labels the revolution as “a timeless proposition of understated luxury“.
Fiat‘s five year business plan has left us with amazing announcements that range from resignations to rebranding. The latter one is actually related but it does raise an interesting question: Do you really want American automotive engineering mixed with Italian build quality?
Recently a few patent drawings have been popping up all over the place and what they feature may be quite interesting. The 2010 Beijing Motor Show may see General Motors unveiling a Chevrolet Volt-based MPV next week.