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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 | 775 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 | 14462 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 | 493 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 | 499 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 | 415 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 | 542 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 | 6381 views | 0 comments
BMW X4 Concept Brings Smaller, Coupe-like SUV to Shanghai Motor Show

BMW X4 Concept Brings Smaller, Coupe-like SUV to Shanghai Motor Show

The compact SUV is a smaller version of the X6

BMW has revealed its X4 concept that imagines a smaller, X6-style SUV coupe using running gear from the X3. It promises that we will see a production version in 2014 and already plans to build the X4 at its Spartanburg, Tennessee, factory. The...
05.04.2013 | 611 views | 0 comments
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Generations

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Generations

The history of the most successful luxury saloon

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a byword for luxury, comfort, and driving safety. Because of that, this family of model series has had an enduring impact on the reputation of the German brand. Its long  history stretches back to the beginning of...
05.04.2013 | 9712 views | 0 comments
Toyota Europe CEO Says the Focus is on European Production

Toyota Europe CEO Says the Focus is on European Production

Hybrids have been a big success in Western Europe

Toyota Europe CEO Didier Leroy has given an interview to Automotive News Europe where he discussed the future of the company in Europe and laid out its future plans.  Leroy became Toyota Europe CEO in 2010, and in 2012 he brought the comp...
04.04.2013 | 406 views | 0 comments
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