Month: March 2017

Lexus NX teased ahead of world premiere at Auto Shanghai

As the nimble, urban crossover of Lexus line-up, NX has exceeded customer’s expectations globally since the model’s launch three years ago. With its blend of expressive styling, a spacious package that offers comfort and safety, along with a superior dynamic driving experience, NX succeeded in helping Lexus grow globally. Now, with an updated exterior design, […]

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The future is electric with the Škoda Vision E

ŠKODA’s appearance at the Shanghai Motor Show 2017 (19 – 28 April) is characterized by electric change: With the Vision E study, the company provides its first brand-specific outlook on the future of individual mobility. The emotionally designed five-door SUV coupé can travel up to 500 kilometres on purely electric power and meets the level […]

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Bloodhound SSC Jet Car run delayed

Our goal this year is to test BLOODHOUND SSC on the runway at Newquay Aerohub. We will announce the target date in due course but it will follow-on from static ‘tie-down’ tests of the EJ200 jet, installed in the car, which we hope to conduct this summer. There is also further development work to be […]

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Fiat launches limited edition 500 to celebrate 60th anniversary of original Fiat 500

Fiat is launching a special edition 500 convertible, to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic global bestseller. This special edition comes with a grey fabric roof and Dolcevita bi-colour paintwork, combining tri-coat white for the body of the car and pastel ivory for the bonnet and pillars. Chrome mirror covers and special 16-inch alloy […]

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Love for diesels exhausted by emissions scandals

Almost two-thirds of consumers have been put off buying a diesel car by recent reports on the negative effects of diesel engine emissions, according to leading car reviews site Carbuyer.co.uk. Carbuyer’s exclusive survey showed 61% of respondents have been put off buying a diesel car, 33% said they’d been unaffected by the negative stories and […]

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World record parade for Jaguar XC220

Jaguar’s remarkable XJ220 is the latest classic car to receive the record-breaking treatment at the Silverstone Classic. It’s 25 years since the dramatically-styled, mid-engined, two-seater supercar was first introduced, quickly becoming not only Jaguar’s fastest ever production car (an accolade it still holds today) but also the fastest production car in the world when clocked […]

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Do you know the condition of your car battery?

Most drivers think of their battery only when the engine of their vehicle is not starting. This is often the case during the cold and rainy season. “Extreme temperatures, irregular use, short trips and the age of the vehicle have an impact on the starting power of a car battery,” explains Dr. Christian Rosenkranz, the […]

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Car sharing service featuring Nissan electric vehicle launches in Japan

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service today featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, “Choimobi Yokohama,” enables users who register online to pick up and return cars in 14 locations around Yokohama Station. Cars can be reserved 30 minutes in […]

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Here are all cars that have earned the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in United States has released today the full list of vehicles that have scored the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award, something which is more difficult to earn beginning with the 2017 model year. To qualify for 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the five […]

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BMW iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid Models revealed in New York

BMW to Showcase iPerformance Family of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Featured BMW Vehicles Include: BMW 530e iPerformance, BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance, BMW 330e iPerformance and BMW X5 xDrive40e iPerformance. BMW M Performance Automobile include the BMW M550i xDrive and BMW M760i xDrive, amongst the latest BMW models. […]

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