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UBS Consumer Indicator Depicts sideways sales in Switzerland

15 Aug

UBS consumption indicator in June remained 1.44, a drop from 1.45 in previous month. This is second time in row that indicator is going sideways, an alert for automotive industry. According to the report by UBS, “The 27.6% year-on-year drop in registrations of new cars in June is due mainly to special factors from the [...]

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi join hands for developing Charging Network in Japan

5 Aug

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi join hands for developing Charging Network in Japan

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi Agree to Joint Development of Charging Infrastructure for PHVs, PHEVs and EVs in Japan Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation jointly announced their agreement to work together to promote the installation of chargers for electric-powered vehicles (PHVs, PHEVs, EVs*1) and build [...]

BMW Brands Sales up by 12.9% in July 2013

5 Aug

BMW Brands Sales up by 12.9% in July 2013

BMW Group U.S. Reports July 2013 Sales BMW brand sales up 12.9 percent MINI brand sales up 1.6 percent, best July ever BMW Motorcycle sales up 31.1 percent The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported July sales of 29,993 vehicles, an increase of 10.5 percent from the 27,152 vehicles sold in [...]

Volvo Announced Pricing of 2014 Model Range

3 Aug

Volvo Announced Pricing of 2014 Model Range

2014 models arrive with new designs, upgraded features and new support systems. Volvo’s engine roster includes the 250 horsepower T5; 3.2-liter, naturally aspirated six-cylinder, making 240 horsepower; and the turbocharged T6 at 300 horsepower. The most powerful six-cylinder currently offered by Volvo, the R-Design’s 3.0-liter turbocharged engine puts out 325 horsepower and a stout 354 [...]

Lotus Adds 100 New Jobs

3 Aug

Lotus Adds 100 New Jobs

After the announcement of DRB-Hicom, parent company of the Lotus, investment of 100 M poun in company, there are expected good news from UK automaker. The investment will span three years of time, giving Lotus enough time to intelligently invest in valuable assets for future value addition both in profit and to customers. With the [...]

Ferrari Notices Increased Profit With Lower Sales

2 Aug

Ferrari recently announced its financial results. They are good indeed, as Italian carmaker is focused on increasing efficiency per car, both performance-wise and profit-wise. Below are glimpses of result : On June 30th, Ferrari recorded excellent results confirmed by all of the main economic indicators: trading profit jumped by 22% (176 million euro), while net [...]

Tesla Expand its Supercharger Network across US and Canada

30 May

tesla free supercharging network

PALO ALTO, CA - Tesla Motors  today announced significant expansion of the Tesla Supercharger network. Supercharging enables Tesla Model S drivers to travel long distances, for free, indefinitely. The expansion of the network builds upon the success of the Tesla Supercharger network that covers California and Nevada on the west coast and the Washington, DC to Boston region on the east coast. The Tesla [...]

Three Special Editions for 2013 Dodge Dart

17 May

2013 Dodge Dart SXT Limited Edition

Customization of Dodge Dart has always been in demand since inception of its latest version last year. Getting the market clue quickly, and reacting to it, Dodge Dart has unveiled three special editions models. These special editions are casual releases aimed at providing few best features packed in one, and yes, at low price. To [...]

GM Shows 2014 GMC Sierra Regular Cab

17 May

GM Shows 2014 GMC Sierra Regular Cab

In a feature related to aerodynamics of their trucks, General Motors unveils the 2014 GMC Sierra two-door version. In the images provided by GM, we see a GMC Sierra Regular Cab testing aerodynamics in wind tunnel. GMC says the Regular cab model will be available by this summer in United States. There are few noticeable technological improvements. [...]

The Brand New 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

17 May

The Brand New 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes-Benz made debut of mighty 2014 S-Class sedan in an above the sky style, with Airbus and all jazz. We are providing videos/photos to get you accustomed with brand new grand style of introducing a vehicle to the market. “Rather than being about safety or aesthetics, power or efficiency, comfort or dynamism, our aspirations were [...]

Holden Unveils 2014 Caprice

17 May

Holden Unveils 2014 Caprice

The 2014 Holden Caprice is here, with all-new goodies. The 2014 model-year Holden Caprice gets new chrome trim and 18- and 19-inch alloy wheels. The new Caprice gets two engine options, a 3.6-liter V6 and higher 6.0-liter V8. Holden is yet to reveal engine specifications. The changes in design of the Caprice are not instantly [...]

BMW M Sport Coupe Edition for 6-Series

17 May

BMW M Sport Coupe Edition for 6-Series

BMW introduces new M Sport Edition for BMW 6-Series Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe body formats. The M-spec 6-Series models look bolder and stylish, packing new performance features. The M-Sport Edition gets the BMW M Sport package that includes M aero package, 19-inch light-alloy wheels in double spoke design among other features. It also features [...]

Porsche Shows 918 Spyder Production Version

17 May

Porsche Shows 918 Spyder Production Version

Porsche releases pics of final production version of its 918 Spyder. It will be sold as 2015-year model. The 918 Spyder has got few great features including well-engineered AWD, a carbon fiber monocoque chassis among others. It gets power from its 4.6-liter V8 producing 608HP. Combustion engine coupled with seven-speed Porsche’s Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK). “The 918 [...]

A. Kahn’s Design Take On Ferrari 458 Spider

13 May

A. Kahn’s Design Take On Ferrari 458 Spider

Here is the Kahn Design’s (formerly Project Kahn) take on Ferrari 458 Spider. Tuner has added Grigio Alloy paint to the sports car that is noticeable at first glance. The Ferrari 458 Spider tuned by developer rides on Monza forged alloy wheels. Wheels are, as always, available in wide range of colors and designs. Though [...]

VW To Deliver 100 Units of Beetle GSR Special To UK

13 May

VW To Deliver 100 Units of Beetle GSR Special To UK

Volkswagen has announced (and showed at Wörthersee Tour) that it will be sending 100 units of Beetle GSR Special Edition to the United Kingdom. German automaker will deliver GSR Special in UK in September.   The “GSR” in its name stands for “Gelb-Schwarze Renner” which translates to English as ” Gold-Black Racer”. This is originally [...]