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Renault/Caterham Sports Car Being Benchmarked Against Cayman

Renault/Caterham Sports Car Being Benchmarked Against Cayman

First possible details leak out

The first possible details about the Renault/Caterham Alpine sports car have leaked out from Caterham commercial director David Ridley. The company has set the Porsche Cayman has its benchmark. “We know we can’t just make a car for...
10.01.2013 | 580 views | 0 comments
Nissan Bringing Crossover Concept to Detroit

Nissan Bringing Crossover Concept to Detroit

Also begins building Leaf in US

Nissan is teasing a crossover concept that it calls the Resonance that it will debut at the North American International Auto Show on January 15. Other than the image, Nissan says that the car will use a hybrid powertrain.  The brand had ...
10.01.2013 | 298 views | 0 comments
BMW Group Posts Highest Vehicle Sales Ever

BMW Group Posts Highest Vehicle Sales Ever

All brands post sales increases

BMW Group has posted its best year of sales ever in 2012 with 1,845,186 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce cars sold, which is 10.6% better than in 2011.  “2012 was a very successful year for us. The BMW Group achieved its best ever sal...
10.01.2013 | 362 views | 0 comments
Toyota Releases More Details on Furia Concept

Toyota Releases More Details on Furia Concept

Will debut during Toyota press conference

Toyota is continuing to tease its Furia Concept that it will debut during its press conference at NAIAS on January 14.  The latest image that it released shows the rear of the car including the headlights and rear fender.  Toyota...
10.01.2013 | 264 views | 0 comments
Opel Adam Begins Production in Eisenach with 16,000 Pre-orders

Opel Adam Begins Production in Eisenach with 16,000 Pre-orders

Opel saving money by building it with Corsa components

Opel has begun building its Adam sub-compact in Eisenach and already has 16,000 pre-orders. Sales are officially scheduled to begin on January 19.  “This is a special moment for Eisenach and for the entire company. The Adam is bold,...
10.01.2013 | 749 views | 0 comments
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 | 2008 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 | 1750 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 | 387 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 | 283 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 | 381 views | 0 comments
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