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Kia CUB Concept to Debut at Seoul Motor Show

Kia CUB Concept to Debut at Seoul Motor Show

A compact crossover concept from Kia

Like its sibling Hyundai, Kia is bringing a concept to the Seoul Motor Show that may show a future production model. The Kia CUB concept will go on display at the show on March 28 and is a compact crossover. It may point to the shape of the next g...
25.03.2013 | 1170 views | 0 comments
Weekend Motorsport Review: Excitement in Malaysia

Weekend Motorsport Review: Excitement in Malaysia

First-time winners in the IndyCar Series and repeat winners in WTCC

It was an exciting weekend of racing no matter how you look at it. Formula 1 had one of its most exciting races in ages both for on-track action and politically. The IndyCar Series opener got a first-time winner, and many of the top drivers fallin...
25.03.2013 | 524 views | 0 comments
Classic Cars From All Over the World Will Descend on Goodwood

Classic Cars From All Over the World Will Descend on Goodwood

Highlights include classics from Mercedes, Porsche, Honda and Toyota

This July will mark the 20th anniversary of the Goodwood Festival of Speed. To celebrate, it will be bringing back some classics from the previous years of the event and celebrating some major automotive milestones as well. This year, the Good...
25.03.2013 | 714 views | 0 comments
Red Bull Takes Podium Amid Controversy in Malaysia

Red Bull Takes Podium Amid Controversy in Malaysia

Similar problems plague Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel scored his first win of the 2013 F1 season in Malaysia but maybe at the expense of any friendship with Mark Webber after Vettel ignored team orders. Further down the grid, Mercedes had similar problems with team orders placing Nic...
24.03.2013 | 4698 views | 0 comments
Vettel Wins Pole in Malaysia After Wet Weather Session

Vettel Wins Pole in Malaysia After Wet Weather Session

Raikkonen punished with three-space grid penalty

Sebastian Vettel took pole in the final moments of a very wet qualifying session at Sepang and prevented Ferrari from taking the front row of the race.  Q1 started in hot, humid conditions, and all of the fastest times of the day were act...
23.03.2013 | 422 views | 0 comments
Daimler and University of Stuttgart Will Research Lightweight Material Production

Daimler and University of Stuttgart Will Research Lightweight Material Production

It will research CFRP material while simultaneously finding production methods

Daimler and the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Aircraft Design have begun a joint research project to create new production processes for lightweight materials like carbon fiber reinforced plastic. The study will be done at the AREN...
22.03.2013 | 4985 views | 0 comments
Seat Leon Supplying 4 Privateer Cars in WTCC Season

Seat Leon Supplying 4 Privateer Cars in WTCC Season

Will supply 6 cars for the season

Seat debuted its 1.6-liter turbo Leon in the WTCC last season, and it is supplying six cars to four privateer cars for the 2013 season. The Leon WTCC will be campaigned by Campos Racing, Tuenti Racing Team, Special Tuning Racing and ...
22.03.2013 | 7431 views | 0 comments
Opel Bochum Employees Refuse Labor Deal; Factory May Close in 2014

Opel Bochum Employees Refuse Labor Deal; Factory May Close in 2014

Production of Zafira Tourer will end

The employees at Opel's Bochum factory have refused what General Motors calls its Deutschlandplan. The deal would have meant no pay increases for Opel workers and GM investing €3 billion in Opel. The Bochum factory would have been con...
22.03.2013 | 6474 views | 0 comments
Audi Chairman Says Lamborghini Urus Coming in 2017

Audi Chairman Says Lamborghini Urus Coming in 2017

Will share a platform with VW Group SUVs

Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler has indicated that the Lamborghini Urus SUV has been confirmed for production for 2017 and will share a platform with Volkwagen Group large SUVs. He made the announcement at Lamborghini's 2012 fiscal results announ...
22.03.2013 | 10112 views | 0 comments
Next Generation Toyota Highlander Will Be Revealed in New York

Next Generation Toyota Highlander Will Be Revealed in New York

It will be the third generation Highlander

You can add one more SUV to the tally at the New York Auto Show. Toyota has announced that the next generation Highlander will be revealed at the show on March 27.  Toyota is not revealing details about any of its New York Auto Show debut...
22.03.2013 | 378 views | 0 comments
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