In building their empire, the Koreans didn’t move technology further but rather improve on the currently available stuff and sell it at a much lower price. Once they managed to get to a higher place on the automotive ladder, Hyundai came up wit the Blue 2 Fuel Cell Concept in order to prove that they […]
The Germans are not pleased. They had been criticized for not bringing their latest set of efficient engines to the United States. As a reply to these accusations, Mercedes-Benz announced why it’s latest cutting-edge lean-burn technology isn’t available in the U.S.
As part of any major business, especially in production, Audi has made serious investment plans. The Ingolstadt based company plans to invest in everything from new products to human resources and tech and even if they says so themselves, this is going to turn out to be costly.
I’ve always been a fan of technology. I loved it in pretty much whatever way it came. The Stop-Start tech however didn’t somehow strike me as particularly important but Ford reckon it’s vital.
I know it doesn’t sound glamorous but for somebody like me, who has winter mornings wasted scraping away the ice it’s an immensely good idea. The new Windshield tech VW is currently testing relies on some chemical magic to work against ice and fog giving you a hard time.
The current version of the Mazda 2, the 2010 model year has been around with us for quite a few years now and while it has what it takes in just about every segment it fails to provide one relatively important thing. That’s economy. The Mazda 2 has some decent economy figures but none of […]
Those of you with good memories or those who are at least slightly passionate about automotive history will remember that Soichiro Honda, the company’s founder, had an important dream of being at the cutting edge. Part of this dream lead to his success but today the announcement came from his company according to which they […]
It’s no longer something new, amazing, shocking or pretty much unusual in any way when an automotive manufacturer announces some sort of technology bits added to the interior of their products. And when we speak of great manufacturers and of great impact consumer products loaded with technology it almost becomes a necessity. Considering how many […]
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 […]
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.
Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, has seen a bit of an assault today, the parking lot was overwhelmed by Ford Thunderbirds and their owners. Why all the hype from owners? Well it’s no outrage or anything of sorts, it’s something way better, The T-Bird owners have gathered to celebrate the 55 years that have gone […]
According to a recent statement by spokesmen from Ford Motor Company we could be expecting that by 2020 up to 25% of the company’s global sales to be hybrids, plug-in hybrids, electric vehicles, or any combination of these technologies. Nancy Gioia, Ford’s director of global electrification is the author of this statement but he also […]
Italian automaker Alfa Romeo have announced that the company has almost finalized the design on the Giulia sedan. The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sedan will be using the base from the Alfa Romeo Giulietta as a stretched version of that particular platform.
Transonic Combustion is a fuel-injection systems startup company that has announced today that Bob Lutz has joined the company’s board of directors. Bob Lutz recently retired from his nine year position as vice chairman of General Motors and, according to Transonic Combustion’s spokesman, will be bringing the company’s leadership the experience of a career in […]
Lisa Teed who is Ford Motor Company’s brand marketing manager for their police vehicle program, is confident that the company she represents will continue its dominance of the market. This confidence is mostly a result of Ford’s products as they give customers what they seek; two pursuit-rated vehicles.
The Lexus LFA, one of the biggest ever surprises in terms of supercars coming from a manufacturer with no heritage or tradition in this domain will be getting even hotter. Lexus have said that despite the massive asking price for this car they will not be making any profit on it because the technology that […]
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 […]
As electricity has proven itself as the alternative to internal combustion engines and most major manufacturers have taken a leap towards this technology, most of it’s available applications imply batteries. Volkswagen, a company that is a bit behind in this field has announced that it will soon produce such a vehicle, most likely we’re talking […]
Another launch from the Beijing Auto Show revealed the long wheel base version of the 2009 Mercedes E Class. The latest addition in terms of options to Mercedes W212 lineup features a simple figure being changed, the length of the car has grown by five and a half inches.