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Daimler Chairman Willing to Supply to Aston Martin on Limited Basis

Daimler Chairman Willing to Supply to Aston Martin on Limited Basis

New stakeholder Investindustrial wants to take advantage of old connections

Daimler Chairman Dr. Dieter Zetsche says that he is open to supplying components to Aston Martin as long as it is limited to a few thousand cars and does not interfere with AMG's work.  "If a company that sells a few thousand veh...
17.01.2013 | 2412 views | 0 comments
Every Volvo Model Will Be New or Refreshed Within 2 Years

Every Volvo Model Will Be New or Refreshed Within 2 Years

First new car will be XC90

  Volvo's poor sales in 2012 cannot entirely be blamed on the poor European market. It is also partially its own fault. The company began phasing out the C30, S40 and V50 without having proper replacement prepared. Volvo CEO Hakan Sam...
17.01.2013 | 347 views | 0 comments
Renault Wants to Axe 7,500 French Jobs by 2016

Renault Wants to Axe 7,500 French Jobs by 2016

Claims it would allow company to break even

Renault wants to cut 7,500 jobs from its French factories by 2016 to help the company break even. Most of the cuts will come simply by not replacing retiring workers, but Renault believes that about 1,900 of the jobs will come from cuts to current...
17.01.2013 | 260 views | 0 comments
Ferrari Will Unveil 2013 Car on February 1

Ferrari Will Unveil 2013 Car on February 1

Team Discusses Hopes for New Season

Ferrari has announced that it will unveil its 2013 Formula 1 car on February 1, which will make it the first F1 team to show its new car for next season. The announcement came at Ferrari's International Ski Meeting where the F1 team was given ...
17.01.2013 | 363 views | 0 comments
10 great driving destinations in the snow

10 great driving destinations in the snow

It's a bit miserable at this time of year. We get in the car for the morning's drive to work and we're immediately faced with an icy windscreen and a steering wheel that would make Father Christmas shiver. So, there are two options, on...
17.01.2013 | 3740 views | 0 comments
New Opel 1.6 Diesel Replaces 1.7 and 2.0 Diesels

New Opel 1.6 Diesel Replaces 1.7 and 2.0 Diesels

Offers better fuel economy and more power

Opel has revealed a new 1.6-liter diesel, four-cylinder engine today that will replace its 1.7-liter diesel and some applications of its 2.0-liter diesel.  The 1.6-liter CDTI Ecotec diesel has an aluminum block and adheres to Euro 6 emiss...
16.01.2013 | 2124 views | 0 comments
Smart Fortwo Cityflame Buzzing Into Dealers in April

Smart Fortwo Cityflame Buzzing Into Dealers in April

Special edition painted yellow and black and limited to 2400 cars

Smart has a new special edition ready of the Fortwo called the Cityflame with a body painted yellow and a black safety cell available on coupe and cabrio models.  The Cityflame has flame yellow body panels with black wheels and a black sa...
16.01.2013 | 1084 views | 0 comments
Aston Martin Celebrating 100 Years with Centenary Edition Cars

Aston Martin Celebrating 100 Years with Centenary Edition Cars

Each model will be limited to 100 cars

Aston Martin is celebrating a century of building cars in 2013 with Centenary Edition models of the V8 Vantage, DB9, Rapide and Vanquish. Each will be limited to 100 units.  Aston Martin was originally called Bamford & Marti...
16.01.2013 | 424 views | 0 comments
Toyota Highlighting Tuned Cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota Highlighting Tuned Cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

The GT86 is rapidly becoming the go to tuner car

Like Honda, Toyota has brought a collection of 10 tuned cars to the Tokyo Auto Salon. Most of them are based on the new GT86, which has become a popular tuner car platform already, but there are also cars based on the Japan-exclusive models like t...
16.01.2013 | 4537 views | 0 comments
European Automobile Manufacturers Association Say Sales Are Continuing to Fall

European Automobile Manufacturers Association Say Sales Are Continuing to Fall

Sales Down in every month of the year

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has released its monthly report on European Union auto sales and included sales for the entire year. There is really no good news, unfortunately.  Sales have been down every mo...
16.01.2013 | 325 views | 0 comments
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