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Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko Says Alonso is 'Too Political'

Red Bull Advisor Helmut Marko Says Alonso is 'Too Political'

Criticizes Alonso for caring too much about the opinions of outsiders.

Red Bull Motorsport Advisor Helmut Marko claims that Fernando Alonso is too focused on internal politics in an interview with Red Bull's magazine, The Red Bulletin. "Fernando Alonso, for example, who is busy with politics and fun...
08.01.2013 | 1169 views | 0 comments
PSA Sales in China Hit 440,000 Cars, Up 8%

PSA Sales in China Hit 440,000 Cars, Up 8%

Sales split almost 50-50 between Peugeot and Citroën

PSA Peugeot-Citroën and Dongfeng, its joint venture partner in China, sold 440,000 cars in China in 2012, which was an 8% improvement over 2011.  The sales were split roughly 50-50 between Peugeot and Citroën. Peugeot sold ...
08.01.2013 | 253 views | 0 comments
*Updated with E-Class Info* Mercedes CLA Will Debut at NAIAS

*Updated with E-Class Info* Mercedes CLA Will Debut at NAIAS

Mercedes also showing refreshed E-Class range

*Update* Yesterday, when Mercedes revealed its lineup for the North American International Auto Show, it said that included among the cars at the show would be all of the variants of the refreshed E-Class including the E63 AMG. In the image that M...
08.01.2013 | 759 views | 0 comments
China Investment Corp Considering Buying Up to 10% of Daimler

China Investment Corp Considering Buying Up to 10% of Daimler

News comes from China State-Owned Media

China's state-owned newspaper, People's Daily, is reporting that the government-owned China Investment Corp. is considering buying between 4% and 10% of Daimler.  "In general, we always welcome any new investors as a bal...
08.01.2013 | 268 views | 0 comments
Genii Capital Not Planning to Sell F1 Team

Genii Capital Not Planning to Sell F1 Team

Last year's success mean's the team will survive

Genii Capital, the owner for the Lotus F1 Team, no longer has any plans to sell any part of the team after last year's success. Genii Capital owner, Gerard Lopez, says that he considered selling the team last year and even had negotiations...
08.01.2013 | 608 views | 0 comments
Nevada Becoming Hot Bed of Autonomous Vehicle Development

Nevada Becoming Hot Bed of Autonomous Vehicle Development

Toyota and Audi working on autonomous cars in the state

Since May, when Google became the first organization in history to license an autonomous car for the road, Nevada has become a hot bed for developing autonomous vehicles. Nevada became the first state to open its vehicle registration to allow for ...
08.01.2013 | 774 views | 0 comments
Audi Adds Petrol SQ5 Sport SUV to NAIAS Lineup

Audi Adds Petrol SQ5 Sport SUV to NAIAS Lineup

It packs 354hp and 347lb-ft from 3.0TFSI

Audi is bringing the SQ5 sport SUV to the United States, Canada and China, but they will be getting their own special, petrol version of the car. Unlike the diesel SQ5 available in Europe with 313hp and 479lb-ft of torque, the version for the rest...
08.01.2013 | 339 views | 0 comments
Renault Captur Will Likely Be Revealed on Friday

Renault Captur Will Likely Be Revealed on Friday

Releases teaser video and image of the car

Renault will not be attending the North American International Auto Show because it does not sell cars there, but it is not letting the opportunity to unveil a new car pass it by. It announced today that it will reveal a new car on Friday, January...
08.01.2013 | 283 views | 0 comments
Review: Bentley Supersports

Review: Bentley Supersports

So, you currently own a 600bhp Bentley Continental GT Speed. What is the last thing that is likely to go through your mind? The answer is MORE speed. Power in the Supersports is upped to 624bhp and the car is lightened considerably to increase the...
08.01.2013 | 340 views | 0 comments
GM Facing Lawsuit that Could Cost $918 Million

GM Facing Lawsuit that Could Cost $918 Million

Loan to GM Canada a concern, not actual law suit

A lawsuit against old GM could cause the modern incarnation of the automaker to lose a $918 million loan.  The problem stems from the bailout of old GM in 2009. The General Motors Corporation's best parts were sold to the new com...
07.01.2013 | 300 views | 0 comments
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