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Red Bull Not Concerned with Australia Result; Looking Forward to Malaysia

Red Bull Not Concerned with Australia Result; Looking Forward to Malaysia

Has learned a link between setup and tire degradation

Red Bull says that it is not disappointed after qualifying first and second and being unable for either of its drivers to score a win. Vettel finished third, and Webber was in sixth.  "Nobody in the team is leaving here despondent or...
19.03.2013 | 403 views | 0 comments
Norway Points Toward Successes and Pitfalls of Electric Cars

Norway Points Toward Successes and Pitfalls of Electric Cars

Country reports among highest electric car sales but with high subsidies

Norway has become the poster child for how to make electric cars succeed. However, the price of the success has been incredibly high. Norway pays yearly subsidies to electric car buyers that would be unrealistic in many countries.  Electr...
19.03.2013 | 1067 views | 0 comments
Land Rover Considering Super Luxury Range Rover

Land Rover Considering Super Luxury Range Rover

Would compete against vehicles like Bentley SUV

Land Rover is considering adding an even more luxurious version of the Range Rover that would compete against luxury SUVs like Bentley's possible EXP9 F SUV.  The EXP9 F has not even been confirmed yet, but Land Rover sees the same ni...
19.03.2013 | 1810 views | 0 comments
BMW Adding 25 New Models Through 2014

BMW Adding 25 New Models Through 2014

Reports several hundred advanced orders for i3

As part of its fiscal announcement, BMW has announced its new model plans through 2014. The 2012 fiscal year was BMW's best ever. Without going into many specifics, BMW Group says that it will launch 11 new models in 2013 and 15 models in 2014...
19.03.2013 | 4170 views | 0 comments
Lyonheart K Coupe and Roadster Will Be Limited to 250 Cars

Lyonheart K Coupe and Roadster Will Be Limited to 250 Cars

Prices start at €360,000

Lyonheart Cars has finally announced the pricing and production of their Jaguar E-Type inspired K Coupe and K Roadster.  Both versions of the K are powered by a Cosworth-sourced 5.0-liter supercharged V8 with 561hp and 516lb-ft of torque....
19.03.2013 | 4461 views | 0 comments
Audi Moving Forward with Plans for Diesel Hybrid Supercar

Audi Moving Forward with Plans for Diesel Hybrid Supercar

Technology will be inspired by R18 e-tron Quattro

Audi is moving forward with planning for its next supercar, tentatively titled the R10. The plan for the car right now is that it will use a diesel hybrid to draw a link to the R18 e-tron Quattro prototype similar to the way the R8 drew a link to ...
19.03.2013 | 374 views | 0 comments
Nissan Expanding Use of High-Strength Steel for Future Cars

Nissan Expanding Use of High-Strength Steel for Future Cars

Part of plan to improve fuel economy by 35%

Nissan has announced that it will expand its use of Advanced High Tensile Strength Steel to up to 25% of many cars’ weight starting in 2017 with the goal to reduce weight by 15%. The first vehicle to get this new approach is the Infiniti...
19.03.2013 | 1025 views | 0 comments
Renault Lovegrove Concept Will Be Revealed for Triennale of Milano

Renault Lovegrove Concept Will Be Revealed for Triennale of Milano

Concept created with industrial designer Ross Lovegrove

Renault has teamed up with Welsh industrial designer Ross Lovegrove to create the new Lovegrove concept that will be on display Triennale of Milano on April 9 to 14. Renault says that the concept will underline Renault's future design...
19.03.2013 | 1178 views | 0 comments
SRT Viper TA Aims Avenge Loss to ZR1

SRT Viper TA Aims Avenge Loss to ZR1

Special Viper will be limited to 33 units with bigger brakes, lower weight and more carbon fiber

Late last year, the American auto magazine Motor Trend pitted a brand new SRT Viper GTS against the sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 around Laguna Seca. The two cars are evenly matched technically with just 2hp and 4lb-ft of torque bet...
19.03.2013 | 772 views | 0 comments
Audi Planning Its Own Super Efficient Car for 2017

Audi Planning Its Own Super Efficient Car for 2017

It will use a three-cylinder engine with a hybrid

Audi is looking at its parent Volkswagen and considering creating its own super-efficient car like the XL1. The car would use similar technology but a less extreme body than Volkswagen's car. The sub-2.0-liter Audi will not be into production ...
18.03.2013 | 2247 views | 0 comments
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