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Alfa Romeo Hints at 4C for 2013

Alfa Romeo Hints at 4C for 2013

Creates teaser site on Facebook

Alfa Romeo has been teasing the Alfa Romeo 4C since March 2011, and the last time that we saw the car it was in a snowy ditch in Italy. It appears that Alfa Romeo is finally prepared to put the car on sale. On December 21, Alfa posted an image to ...
27.12.2012 | 603 views | 0 comments
Golf Plus Life Special Edition Packs Standard Features for Farewell

Golf Plus Life Special Edition Packs Standard Features for Farewell

Safes €3,400 with now standard options

Volkswagen is slowly moving its small cars to its MQB modular platform. To say goodbye to the second generation Golf Plus, Volkswagen has created the Life special edition that packs €3,400 in extra features for no change in price. The Gol...
27.12.2012 | 371 views | 0 comments
China's Big Chance: Qoros GQ3 Revealed

China's Big Chance: Qoros GQ3 Revealed

Wants to be a car to appeal to young people

While the Qoros GQ3 will not be officially unveiled until the Geneva Motor Show in March and go on sale in Europe in 2014, the company continues to tell more about the car ahead of its debut. It is aiming the car to be a high quality C-segment sed...
27.12.2012 | 809 views | 1 comments
Toyota Will Pay $1.1 Billion Settlement to End Lawsuits

Toyota Will Pay $1.1 Billion Settlement to End Lawsuits

Settlement will end law suits relating to unintended acceleration cases in 2009/2010

Toyota has agreed to pay a settlement of at least $1.1 billion to settle lawsuits relating to unintended acceleration cases from 2009 and 2010.  “In keeping with our core principles, we have structured this agreement in ways that wo...
27.12.2012 | 305 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Valued at Roughly Half of BMW

Mercedes Valued at Roughly Half of BMW

Low value mostly blamed on leadership

Things are not going well on Mercedes' side of Stuttgart. The company's sales might be up, but investors peg the company's value at roughly half that of rival BMW.  The market capitalization of BMW is €45 billion compared...
26.12.2012 | 671 views | 0 comments
Nissan Brazil Sets Sales Record to Show Market's Growth

Nissan Brazil Sets Sales Record to Show Market's Growth

First time ever to sell more than 100,000 cars

If trends continue, South America and especially Brazil is going to become a major automotive market over the next decade. Automakers are already seeing the writing on the wall. Audi is building a factory in Mexico, and BMW is building one in Braz...
21.12.2012 | 969 views | 0 comments
Toyota Aygo, Citroën C1 and Peugeot 107 Get Three-Star Euro NCAP Rating

Toyota Aygo, Citroën C1 and Peugeot 107 Get Three-Star Euro NCAP Rating

Models previously had a four-star rating

The triplets that are the Toyota Aygo, Citroën C1 and Peugeot 107 have just learned that bar for safety according to Euro NCAP is always moving forward. All three cars previously held a four-star Euro NCAP score, but in the latest round of te...
21.12.2012 | 1296 views | 0 comments
Fiat 500X and Compact Jeep Will Be Built in Italy

Fiat 500X and Compact Jeep Will Be Built in Italy

Part of $1.3 billion Italian investment

Fiat will build the 500X compact crossover and the new entry-level Jeep at its Melfi, Italy, factory as part of a $1.3 billion (€995 million) investment into Italy. Production is scheduled to start in 2014.  Both new cars will use Fi...
21.12.2012 | 1571 views | 0 comments
Renault Captur Patent Drawings Leaked

Renault Captur Patent Drawings Leaked

Based on Nissan Juke

The Renault Captur is Renault's interpretation of the Nissan Juke. It will use the sub-compact crossover's platform and probably some of its engines but with its own styling.  From the patent drawings, the Captur will be a five-do...
21.12.2012 | 1212 views | 0 comments
Land Rover DC100 Defender Greenlit for Production

Land Rover DC100 Defender Greenlit for Production

Land Rover says 90% of 250,000 people who saw it, liked it

Land Rover says that its DC100 retro-inspired Defender has been given the greenlight for production. The company wants it to do for less expensive Land Rovers what the Evoque has done for the Range Rover, namely vastly increase sales. Sales will b...
21.12.2012 | 1003 views | 0 comments
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