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Shell Predicts the End of Petroleum-Fueled Cars by 2070

Shell Predicts the End of Petroleum-Fueled Cars by 2070

Peak oil demand will be reached in 2035

The era of oil may be coming to an end, at least according to a report published by Shell that predicts there will be no more petroleum-fueled cars by 2070. The oil company came to the conclusion by examining oil use and regulation scenarios and p...
22.01.2014 | 7852 views | 0 comments
Chevrolet Sweeps North American Car and Truck Awards

Chevrolet Sweeps North American Car and Truck Awards

The Corvette and Silverado are this year's winners

Chevrolet took the honors this year in both with the new Corvette winning the North American Car of the Year and the Silverado winning the North American Truck/Utility of the Year. The winners were announced as part of the opening of the 2014 Nort...
13.01.2014 | 4323 views | 0 comments
European Car of the Year Selects Its 7 Nominees for 2014

European Car of the Year Selects Its 7 Nominees for 2014

The winner will be announced at the Geneva Motor Show in March

The Car of the Year organization that selects the European Car of the Year has selected its short list of seven nominees for car of the year 2014. The winner will not be announced until March at the Geneva Motor Show.  The list started wi...
20.12.2013 | 6034 views | 0 comments
North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Revealed

North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Revealed

General Motors has three of the six finalists

The 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists have been announced whittling down the original lists of nominees to three vehicles in each category. General Motors dominates this year’s lists with two of the three Car of...
11.12.2013 | 1191 views | 0 comments
Direct Injected Petrol Engines May be More Harmful Than Thought

Direct Injected Petrol Engines May be More Harmful Than Thought

A German study suggests that they produce more particulates

The independent vehicle testing agency TÜV Nord in Germany has completed a curious study regarding modern direct injected petrol engines. It found that direct injected petrol engines emit about 1,000 times more particles than non-direct injec...
02.12.2013 | 6425 views | 0 comments
The 24 Nominees for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Announced

The 24 Nominees for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Announced

General Motors leads with the most nominations this year

The 24 nominees for the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year have been announced.  A jury of 50 auto journalists from North America takes a long list of all of the new or significantly refreshed cars released there and take th...
02.10.2013 | 1193 views | 0 comments
Toyota is Top Auto Brand on Interbrand's List for Second Year

Toyota is Top Auto Brand on Interbrand's List for Second Year

This year there are 13 auto brands in the top 100 list from 12 last year

Interbrand has released its annual list of the world's top 100 brands, and Toyota leads in the automotive sector yet again but is in tenth place overall.  There was a big shakeup in the top three global brands this year. Apple, Google...
02.10.2013 | 7842 views | 0 comments
European Car of the Year 2014 Nominees Announced

European Car of the Year 2014 Nominees Announced

The winner will not be announced until March

The European Car of the Year has released its nominees for 2014. It selected 30 cars from a provisional list of all of the new cars that would be on sale by the end of 2013. The cars had to be all new generations, not refreshed models To be no...
23.09.2013 | 11151 views | 0 comments
Volkswagen Ranked as World's Most Sustainable Auto Company by Dow Jones

Volkswagen Ranked as World's Most Sustainable Auto Company by Dow Jones

It scored 99 out of a possible 100 points

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index now lists Volkswagen as the world’s most sustainable auto company. Of the 31 automakers on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Volkswagen ranked the highest after analyzing its corporate, economic, environm...
16.09.2013 | 4564 views | 0 comments
Russian Auto Market Forecasted to Be Largest in Europe by 2020

Russian Auto Market Forecasted to Be Largest in Europe by 2020

Foreign automakers are building more cars there then importing cars

Boston Consulting Group has released a study that predicts that Russia will be the largest auto market in Europe and the fifth largest in the world by 2020 with 4.4 million auto sales a year by then, up from 2.9 million annually as of 2012. The re...
22.07.2013 | 8458 views | 0 comments
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