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Audi Reports Double-Digit 2012 Fiscal Growth

Audi Reports Double-Digit 2012 Fiscal Growth

Sales and Revenue were both beyond expectations

Audi released its 2012 fiscal results today with unit sales up 11.7% to 1.45 million cars and revenue up 10.6% to €48.711 billion. Operating profit hit €5.4 billion, a 6% improvement. All of the results beat Audi's projections for th...
12.03.2013 | 847 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Adds M-Class to Armored Guard Models

Mercedes Adds M-Class to Armored Guard Models

Can protect against some gunshots and explosions

Mercedes is introducing its new armored Guard models based on the ML350 BlueTec and ML500. The trucks can resist a .357 magnum shot from 5 meters away around the entire truck.  The ML Guard models get armor covering the entire body includ...
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Vūhl 05 Supercar to Be Introduced at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Vūhl 05 Supercar to Be Introduced at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Bodies will be made in Canada, chassis in Mexico

The Vūhl 05 is a new supercar maker that will introduce its first car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 11-14. The name Vūhl means Vehicles of Ultra- lightweight and High-performance. Vūhl describes the 05 as a "road-leg...
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Peugeot and Citroën Want to Differentiate Models Further

Peugeot and Citroën Want to Differentiate Models Further

DS cars will expand and Peugeot will move upmarket

PSA Peugeot-Citroën wants to stem losses by differentiating its brands. They will still share platforms and engines, but Peugeot will move upmarket, while Citroën will expand its DS cars and C-line cars.  The problem now, accord...
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Lamborghini Sales Up 30% for Fiscal Year 2012

Lamborghini Sales Up 30% for Fiscal Year 2012

Increased growth in all major markets

Lamborghini has announced its financial results for the fiscal year 2012. It had an extremely good year with deliveries up 30% worldwide and growth in most of its major regions.  Hot off the debut of its new limited-production supercar, t...
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Ferrari Celebrates Its Supercars in New Exhbition

Ferrari Celebrates Its Supercars in New Exhbition

Heralding the LaFerrari by showing its predecessors

Ferrari is very proud of their new supercar - the LaFerrari. To celebrate it is opening a new exhibit at its museum in Maranello celebrating its history of supercars. The exhibition is called “Ferrari Supercar. Technology. Design. Myth&...
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Audi Allowing Fans to Vote on Cars for Audi Mobile Exhibition

Audi Allowing Fans to Vote on Cars for Audi Mobile Exhibition

Fans get to vote for 11 cars in traveling exhibit

Audi is allowing its fans to choose 11 cars for its mobile exhibition for this summer. Starting during the evening of March 11, Audi put up a poll on its Facebook page that will allow fans to vote on 11 of the 30 available cars in the exhibit. The...
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Toyota Will Loan 70 Electric Cars to Grenoble, France

Toyota Will Loan 70 Electric Cars to Grenoble, France

Project will begin in 2014 and run three years

Starting at the end of 2014, Toyota will loan 70 electric vehicles, including some of its i-Road concepts to the city of Grenoble, France, for a three-year test.  The project aims to test a self-service car sharing network for one-way, in...
11.03.2013 | 4080 views | 0 comments
Nissan Qashqai Next to Get Nismo Treatment

Nissan Qashqai Next to Get Nismo Treatment

Nissan eventually plans to have Nismo versions of all its cars

The next car to get the Nismo trearment in Europe will the the Nissan Qashqai. Nissan has promised that it will eventually have Nismo high-performance versions of all of its cars, and already have the Nismo versions of the 370Z and Juke on sale.&n...
11.03.2013 | 3570 views | 0 comments
Mustang and Camaro Looking Toward Turbo Four-Cylinder Option for Next Gen

Mustang and Camaro Looking Toward Turbo Four-Cylinder Option for Next Gen

Lower weight is also very likely

The two most iconic American muscle cars that are still on the road - the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro - are both due to get new generations in the next couple of years. It appears that due to tightening emissions rules, these cars will get t...
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