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Audi Wins Temporary Injunction Against Qoros for GQ3 Name

Audi Wins Temporary Injunction Against Qoros for GQ3 Name

Qoros will appeal but is planning on other names

Audi has won a temporary injunction from a court in Hamburg against Chinese automaker Qoros for the name GQ3, according to German newspaper Die Welt. Audi claims that it has the rights to automotive names that combine Q and a single number. Q...
19.02.2013 | 605 views | 0 comments
Nissan-Renault Opens Tech Research Center in Silicon Valley

Nissan-Renault Opens Tech Research Center in Silicon Valley

Will specialize in autonomous driving and connected cars

Renault-Nissan has opened its new Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley tech center in Silicon Valley that will focus on autonomous cars and connected driving. Nissan has decided to open research centers in strategic areas where it can take ad...
19.02.2013 | 453 views | 0 comments
Bentley Releases 3 New Teasers for Flying Spur

Bentley Releases 3 New Teasers for Flying Spur

Will be revealed in Geneva and will share a platform with the Continental GT

Bentley has released three more teaser videos for the Continental Flying Spur that seem to show the car being filmed in Spain for its official debut. Bentley also revealed that it will reveal more about the car on February 20, and it will get its ...
19.02.2013 | 4247 views | 0 comments
One-Owner Jaguar XJ220 Up for Auction in the UK

One-Owner Jaguar XJ220 Up for Auction in the UK

The car was the fastest in the world until the McLaren F1

The Jaguar XJ220 was a victim of circumstance. It was released two years before the McLaren F1 revolutionized what it meant to be a supercar, which meant it was never given the chance to build the cache that it could have received. Historics at Br...
19.02.2013 | 1463 views | 0 comments
Skoda Octavia Combi Adds Extra Room to Octavia 3

Skoda Octavia Combi Adds Extra Room to Octavia 3

Will also launch with 4X4 trim with new all-wheel drive system

Skoda will debut the third generation Octavia Combi at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5 and add a 4X4 model with the fifth-generation Haldex all-wheel drive system from the Golf 4Motion.  “The Combi represents all good ŠKODA ...
19.02.2013 | 4917 views | 0 comments
Rolls Shows Wraith Interior for First Time

Rolls Shows Wraith Interior for First Time

Interior materials will come from Phantom

Rolls-Royce has released the first images of the interior of its Wraith coupe. The car will make its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5. The new images show the door and clock. The car is meant to combine ultimate luxury and spor...
19.02.2013 | 3751 views | 0 comments
The Williams FW35 Cuts Off Its Nose and Gets 80% New Parts

The Williams FW35 Cuts Off Its Nose and Gets 80% New Parts

Will already get new more bodywork before Australia

Williams has finally revealed its 2013 Formula 1 car called the FW35. The team did not take part in the first test session at Jerez and waited until this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya to reveal the car. The most radical change ...
19.02.2013 | 3744 views | 0 comments
Russian Government Wants a Domestic Luxury Brand

Russian Government Wants a Domestic Luxury Brand

Want to challenge dominance by German brands

The Russian Trade Minister Denis Manturov is tired of seeing the country’s rich drive around in foreign luxury cars, mostly from Germany. He would like its domestic brands to create their own luxury brand that would take on BMW, Audi and Mer...
18.02.2013 | 3794 views | 0 comments
Rinspeed microMAX Uses Connected Computing to Make Driving Easier

Rinspeed microMAX Uses Connected Computing to Make Driving Easier

All vehicles are connected to supply traffic information

Rinspeed has been bringing quirky car concepts to the Geneva Motor Show since 1991. This year’s concept does not fold up from sedan to coupe or is able to drive on water, but it might show the actual future of mass transit. The Rinspeed ...
18.02.2013 | 3580 views | 0 comments
Ferrari Tops 2013 Ranking of Strongest Brands

Ferrari Tops 2013 Ranking of Strongest Brands

It also reports the 2012 was the best year in its history for sales

Ferrari had a fantastic year in 2012. It has just reported its financial information for 2012, and unit sales and revenue were higher than ever before. It has also been named the strongest brand in the world in an annual survey by BrandFinanc...
18.02.2013 | 1623 views | 0 comments
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