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Nissan GT-R Sets New Speed Record on Natural Ice

Nissan GT-R Sets New Speed Record on Natural Ice

Set in Russia by a Russian racing driver and an auto journalist

Nissan has set a new speed record with the GT-R on natural ice at 183mph. The record run was done at Lake Baikal in Russia, which has ice roughly 1.4m thick. Russian auto journalist Andrey Leontjev and Roman Rusinov were able to go 294.8...
08.04.2013 | 4083 views | 0 comments
Citroën Teases Wild Rubis Concept Ahead of Shanghai Motor Show

Citroën Teases Wild Rubis Concept Ahead of Shanghai Motor Show

It will show the concept for a future DS

Citroën has released its first teaser image for a new DS car that it will reveal at the Shanghai Auto Show on April 20. It calls the concept the Wild Rubis. Citroën is promising more details about the car on April 11.  So far, t...
08.04.2013 | 2326 views | 0 comments
Renault Twin'Z Concept by Ross Lovegrove Imagines a City Car for Milan

Renault Twin'Z Concept by Ross Lovegrove Imagines a City Car for Milan

Inspired by classic Renault city cars with LED lighting

Renault has teamed up with industrial designer Ross Lovegrove to design its Twin’Z concept for the Milan Triennale from April 9 to 14. Renault’s design team did the penned the shape of the car, while Lovegrove added the bumpers, li...
08.04.2013 | 4521 views | 0 comments
Ford Introducing More Environmentally Paint Process to Factories

Ford Introducing More Environmentally Paint Process to Factories

Reduces CO2 emissions while painting by up to 25%

Ford is adding its 3-Wet painting process to four factories worldwide in 2013. The process reduces CO2 emissions up between 15% and 25% and reduces volatile organic compound emissions by 10%. It will be added to two factories in the US, one in Spa...
05.04.2013 | 785 views | 0 comments
Lexus Revealing RAV4-Based Crossover at Tokyo Auto Show

Lexus Revealing RAV4-Based Crossover at Tokyo Auto Show

Will be offered as a hybrid from launch

Lexus boss Kazuro Ohara has announced that it will introduce a concept hybrid SUV based on the RAV4's platform at the Tokyo Motor Show in November. The production-ready version will be introduced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The new comp...
05.04.2013 | 14468 views | 0 comments
New Details Indicate That Smaller Mercedes Would Compete with Mini

New Details Indicate That Smaller Mercedes Would Compete with Mini

Model has been codenamed the X-Class

The story broke that Mercedes is considering a compact car below the A-Class in March, and more details about the smaller Mercedes are leaking out.  The model has been codenamed the X-Class and will borrow components, including engines, f...
05.04.2013 | 500 views | 0 comments
Audi Prepping for WEC Title Defense at Silverstone

Audi Prepping for WEC Title Defense at Silverstone

It will be the first season with a full challenge from Toyota

The World Endurance Championship begins next weekend with the 6 Hours of Silverstone, and Audi is anxious to defend its 2012 title. Its major competition will be from Toyota that only raced in six of eight races last season, but it won three of th...
05.04.2013 | 521 views | 0 comments
Weekend Motorsports Preview: A Great Weekend for Touring Cars

Weekend Motorsports Preview: A Great Weekend for Touring Cars

There are major races in the major touring car series

It is a fantastic weekend if you are a fan of touring car racing. Nearly every major regional touring car series is holding a race this weekend. So whether you are in the United States, Japan, Australia or Europe, there will be a race to watch.&nb...
05.04.2013 | 424 views | 1 comments
GM Investing $332 Million Into Three States for Cleaner Powertrains

GM Investing $332 Million Into Three States for Cleaner Powertrains

Planning smaller engines and transmissions with more gears

General Motors has announced a $332 million investment into Michigan, Ohio and Indiana to build new, cutting-edge engines and transmissions. GM is making a major push to create cleaner, more efficient internal combustion engines that do not need a...
05.04.2013 | 553 views | 0 comments
Red Bull Sets New Record for Fastest Pitstop in Malaysia

Red Bull Sets New Record for Fastest Pitstop in Malaysia

Takes the record from McLaren last season

In addition to taking the top two steps on the podium in Malaysia amid some controversey, Red Bull had another success at Sepang. It broke the F1 record for fastest pit stop, then broke it again and again. During the Malaysian Grand Prix, Red Bull...
05.04.2013 | 6513 views | 0 comments

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