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John McClane Gets a Mercedes for Latest

John McClane Gets a Mercedes for Latest "Die Hard" Film

Mercedes sponsoring latest "Die Hard" movie set in Moscow

The Die Hard movies are not exactly known for their car chases or even cars in general. There are car chases in the third and fourth movies in the series, but they are in a taxi and police car, respectively. Not much to get excited about...
29.01.2013 | 2309 views | 0 comments
Peugeot 208 Leads Segment Sales in December

Peugeot 208 Leads Segment Sales in December

Holds 8% of European B Segment marketshare

In December, the Peugeot 208 was the leading car in the European B segment market. Peugeot sold 19,400 208s in December, which gives it a 7.8% market share of the B segment market; that puts it above the latest Clio and Polo. The 208 topped sa...
29.01.2013 | 362 views | 0 comments
Five Aventador Roadsters Blasts Across Miami Runway

Five Aventador Roadsters Blasts Across Miami Runway

Maxed out top speed at 210mph

Five Lamborghini Aventador Roadsters shot across the south runway of Miami International Airport reaching speeds of 210mph. The stunt was part of a 10-day introduction of the Aventador Roadster to North America and training North American dea...
29.01.2013 | 782 views | 0 comments
Opel Zafira Tourer BiTurbo Is Europe's Fastest Diesel MPV

Opel Zafira Tourer BiTurbo Is Europe's Fastest Diesel MPV

New engine will top Zafira range

Opel claims that the new Opel Zafira Tourer BiTurbo it has created the fastest diesel compact MPV available in Europe. The new top-of-the-line model is powered by a 2.0-liter, twin-turbo diesel engine with 195hp and 400Nm of torque.  The ...
29.01.2013 | 2076 views | 0 comments
Golf 4Motion Packs Lighter, Fifth Generation All-Wheel Drive

Golf 4Motion Packs Lighter, Fifth Generation All-Wheel Drive

Fuel economy increased by 15% over previous generation

A few months after introducing the front-wheel drive, seventh generation Golf, Volkswagen is ready to debut the all-wheel drive 4Motion Golf with a fifth generation Haldex all-wheel drive system.  The latest all-wheel drive system gives a...
29.01.2013 | 1896 views | 0 comments
Lotus Launches E21 Formula 1 Car

Lotus Launches E21 Formula 1 Car

Lotus hopes to be third in championship in 2013

Lotus has revealed its 2013 Formula 1 chassis that it calls the E21. It is the first team to show its 2013 car, and the biggest surprise is how little change there is. As expected with few changes in the rules, the look of the car has not changed ...
28.01.2013 | 575 views | 0 comments
Car Sharing Set to Become Major Business Over Next Decade

Car Sharing Set to Become Major Business Over Next Decade

BMW slowing service growth to remain profitable

BMW has decided that 2013 will be the first year that it earns a profit from its car sharing service DriveNow that it operates with car rental company Sixt. To make the two-year old service profitable, BMW will slow down the service's growth t...
28.01.2013 | 395 views | 0 comments
Toyota Retakes Title as World Auto Sales Leader

Toyota Retakes Title as World Auto Sales Leader

Beats General Motors and Volkswagen Group

Toyota has retaken the crown as world leader in auto sales. It sold 9.75 million cars in 2012, a 23% improvement over the previous year. These figures include its subsidiaries Hino Motors and Diahatsu Motors. That beats the 9.29 million cars sold ...
28.01.2013 | 625 views | 0 comments
Subaru's First Hybrid Likely Being Revealed in New York

Subaru's First Hybrid Likely Being Revealed in New York

Previous concept showed car as a five-door wagon

Subaru showed a concept for its first hybrid vehicle concept in 2009, and it appears that Subaru may have its first hybrid on the road by the end of the year. Rumors indicate that its hybrid will be revealed at the New York Motor Show in March and...
28.01.2013 | 416 views | 0 comments
Rumormill: Porsche's Ferrari-Fighter Getting Quad-Turbo Flat Eight

Rumormill: Porsche's Ferrari-Fighter Getting Quad-Turbo Flat Eight

Slated for 2017

There is a rumor circulating that appears so unbelievable that it really beggars belief. A rumor started in Automobile that Porsche's rumored Ferrari-fighter with the codename 960 will use a quad-turbo, 3.9-liter flat-eight engine with ab...
28.01.2013 | 2317 views | 0 comments
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