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Mercedes Reveals E63 AMG and CLS63 AMG S Ahead of NAIAS

Mercedes Reveals E63 AMG and CLS63 AMG S Ahead of NAIAS

New S Models boost horsepower even further

The number of new Mercedes that will be in Detroit next week is simply staggering. Not only does the brand plan to give the CLA compact, four-door coupe its world debut, it will be showing the entire new E-Class range, debut the E63 AMG to the wor...
10.01.2013 | 1974 views | 0 comments
Fuel saving technologies: Part 2

Fuel saving technologies: Part 2

Direct injection, Electric/Hybrid, Turbochargers

In Part 1 of this series we dealt with the type of technologies that you will see advertised on TV from manufacturers like Audi and BMW…in fact, even companies like Porsche now employ stop/start technology as a matter of course. Now we...
10.01.2013 | 1719 views | 0 comments
Lexus Releases Gallery of New IS but Little About Car

Lexus Releases Gallery of New IS but Little About Car

Car will come from subscription-free traffic and weather info

In a very odd move, Lexus has released a gallery of images of the new, generation IS that will be revealed at the North American International Auto Show on January 15. However, it has revealed nothing about the specs of the car other than the vehi...
09.01.2013 | 386 views | 0 comments
Russian Growth May Come Slower Than Expected

Russian Growth May Come Slower Than Expected

There is a threat of overcapacity in the market

The Russian market has been the major growth region of the European car market in the last several years. It is already the second largest market in Europe for car after Germany. The problem is that investors may be going to far in the market. So ...
09.01.2013 | 281 views | 0 comments
Opel Disputes Possibility of Sale to PSA

Opel Disputes Possibility of Sale to PSA

French newspaper says sales is possibility

Opel disputes a report in the French newspaper Le Monde indicating that PSA Peugeot-Citroën may buy GM's European subsidiary. This is not the first time that these rumors have happened. Before PSA took a government bailout l...
09.01.2013 | 378 views | 0 comments
Peugeot Sales Down 19.6% But Strong Outside of Europe

Peugeot Sales Down 19.6% But Strong Outside of Europe

China Becoming a major market for Peugeot

No surprise here, but Peugeot did not have a good year. Its sales were down 19.6% to 1.7 million cars in 2012. There were some bright spots in its sales. Chinese sales were up 24% over last year. Peugeot sales in all of Europe fell 12.6% in 20...
09.01.2013 | 366 views | 0 comments
Drayson Racing is the First Official Team in Formula E

Drayson Racing is the First Official Team in Formula E

Plans to build own car for 2015

Drayson Racing has been announced as the first confirmed team in the 2014 Formula E season. Lord Drayson made the announcement at the Low Carbon Racing Conference. Formula E is hoping to have a field of 10 teams for the 2014 season.  Dray...
09.01.2013 | 1066 views | 0 comments
Rumor: Jeep Bringing Fiat-Based Liberty to NAIAS

Rumor: Jeep Bringing Fiat-Based Liberty to NAIAS

Despite being Fiat-based, it will be built in the US

A rumor has come up that Jeep will debut a Fiat-based Liberty at the North American International Auto Show during its press conference on January 14. This will be the first Fiat-based Jeep.  The new truck will be front-wheel drive and us...
09.01.2013 | 1906 views | 0 comments
Cadillac Continues to Tease ELR Ahead of NAIAS

Cadillac Continues to Tease ELR Ahead of NAIAS

Will be revealed on January 15

Cadillac will reveal the range-extended, production ELR at the North American International Auto Show during its press conference on January 15.  "Cadillac customers are going to enjoy the unique features ELR will bring to the market...
09.01.2013 | 258 views | 0 comments
Dart Getting Top Spec GT Trim at NAIAS

Dart Getting Top Spec GT Trim at NAIAS

Power stays the same but gets better suspension and trim

The Dodge Dart is getting a new top spec GT model at the North American International Auto Show that comes with the 2.4-liter engine with 184hp and 174lb-ft of torque, a stiffer suspension and better trim. At a base price of $20,995, the Dart GT w...
09.01.2013 | 677 views | 0 comments
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