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Presenting a high-performance mid-engined concept sports car with ultra-efficient, low-emission drive technology, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is further increasing the Company’s competence in hybrid technology. The 918 Spyder prototype combines high-tech racing features and electro-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities: An emission level of just 70 grams CO2 per kilometre on ...
GMC today announces the new 2011 Sierra Denali HD, the first offering of the exclusive Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup. The Sierra Denali HD leads a comprehensively redesigned lineup of 2011 Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD trucks that go on sale in early summer – including the most powerful diesel engine in the ...
Chevrolet’s new 2011 Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD pickups deliver the segment’s best diesel power. Their new, optional 6.6L Duramax turbo-diesel V-8 is rated at 397 horsepower (296 kW) at 3,000 rpm and 765 lb.-ft. of torque (1,037 Nm) at 1,600 rpm – an improvement of 32 horsepower (24 kW) and 105 lb.-ft. of torque ...
When the 2006 Corvette Z06 was introduced, it represented the closest connection to the Corvette race cars ever. The 2009 Corvette ZR1 closed the gap between racing and production even further. This year, Corvette continues its tradition of track-to-street technology transfer with the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition.  “Designed to ...
In keeping with the brand’s “Creative Use of Space” philosophy, MINI is holding an international design competition to celebrate the launch of the MINI Countryman in suitable style. The competition invites creative people around the world to design potential tools for the unique MINI Centre Rail ...
Honda has unveiled two battery electric urban concept cars at Geneva, the stylish EV-N and the three-wheeled 3R-C, which envisions a single occupant vehicle for zero emission commuting. The radical concepts draw on Honda’s expertise in zero and ultra low emission technologies to show two urban vehicles with no harmful tailpipe emissions. ...
The Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Journey have been awarded Bark Buckle UP's 2010 Pet Safe Choice Awards at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. The Pet Safe Choice Award is given to vehicles that best accommodate a variety of pet needs, including ventilation for pets and adaptability of third-party pet-travel gear. "The 2010 Chrysler ...
Carlos Ghosn, Chief Executive Officer, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, today unveiled the company's all new Micra, the fourth generation of the iconic city car, at the 80th International Geneva Motor Show. Micra Boasting breakthrough packaging and small-car engineering, the all-new, fourth generation Nissan Micra (known as March in Japan) is on course ...
Lexus announces that it will unveil the five-door hybrid "CT200h1"—the first Lexus vehicle in the premium-compact segment—at the 80th Geneva International Motor Show2, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, for the press on March 2 and 3 and for the public from March 4 to 14. ...
DETROIT – The U.S. production version of the Chevrolet Cruze, unveiled at the 2009 L.A. Auto Show, delivers many segment-leading features and details that challenge preconceived notions about what a compact car can be in North America. The Cruze also affirms Chevrolet’s commitment to building refined, fuel-efficient vehicles using new, small-displacement four-cylinder engines. It ...
Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz is now offering special editions of the SL and SLK, both of which feature a stylish interior with numerous sophisticated highlights. The optional designo magno night black matt paint finish accentuates the exclusive, sporty appearance of the SL Night Edition, while the special designo graphite paint finish makes the SLK Grand Edition a ...
The next-generation Ford Focus The next-generation Ford Focus previewed at the 2010 North American International Auto Show is the flagship of the company’s all-new, global C-segment platform that will account for more than 2 million cars annually by 2012 Up to 10 models – including the next-generation Ford C-MAX revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt ...
More than 9.2 million Ford Focus vehicles have been sold across the globe since the nameplate launched in 1998 Focus has served as the basis for popular multi-activity, crosssover and performance vehicles like the European C-MAX, Kuga and Focus RS, plus the North American SVT Focus The next-generation Focus moves to a truly global Ford C-car ...
The next-generation Ford Focus hatchback, revealed at the 2010 North American International Auto Show Next-generation Ford Focus makes its worldwide debut at 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit Focus spearheads Ford’s new generation of global C-cars, all based on a common platform that will underpin up ...
Chevrolet today announced the world debut of the Aveo RS show car at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. It features a European-inspired hot hatch look designed to appeal to young enthusiasts, and hints at the next-generation Aveo. Longer, wider and more spacious than the current production Aveo, the Aveo ...
Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. unveiled the Honda New Small Concept, a concept model for a new small-sized vehicle, at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi. HSCI also announced plans to begin sales of a new model in 2011 based on this concept model. For the ...
Mercedes-Benz boosts sales by 12 percent in December, continuing positive trend - sales in fourth quarter of 2009 increased significantly by 13 percent Mercedes-Benz in many markets performs better than the market as a whole in 2009 and expands market shares New E-Class and new-generation S-Class contribute to boost sales - the sedans are market leaders ...
Ford will introduce nine new or upgraded engines and six new transmissions in North America this year as part of a five-year effort to overhaul its entire global powertrain portfolio, which totals 60 new powertrains Ford’s all-new normally aspirated 2.0-liter direct injection engine will power the 2012 Focus in North America Ford will bring state-of-the-art fuel-saving ...
The Ford display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show is more than 54,000 square feet, 48 percent bigger than last year, making it the largest Ford stand ever Additional space will be used to showcase 24 interactive displays, engaging consumers in experiential and educational exercises that demonstrate Ford’s technologies and innovations Ford will conduct live driving ...
Ford Motor Company completed the transfer of its UAW retiree health care liabilities to the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (“VEBA Trust”). An Amortizing Guaranteed Secured Note maturing June 30, 2022, with an original principal amount of $6.7 billion with a corresponding estimated present value of $4.8 billion (“New Note A”); An Amortizing Guaranteed Secured Note ...
New Mustang BOSS 302R Forty years after its namesake became a road racing legend, the BOSS is back on track for 2010 with a new 5.0-liter V-8 engine. In honor of the 40th anniversary of Parnelli Jones’ 1970 Trans-Am championship in a Mustang BOSS 302 prepared by Bud Moore Engineering, Ford Racing is introducing ...
The New 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L The new Mustang GT continues Ford’s powertrain offensive with an all-new 5.0-liter V-8, which uses advanced technology to deliver 412 horsepower and projected unsurpassed highway mileage of 25 mpg For 2011, Mustang GT adds specially tuned Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS), 11.5-inch front and 11.8-inch rear vented disc brakes, ...
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today announced global production, as well as domestic sales and export figures for November 2009. Production: global total and Japan Total global production for November came in at 93,408 units, 0.5 percent up over the same month last year and the first increase in 16 months, since July 2008. Production volume in ...
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced plans to exhibit the world premiere of the Honda New Small Concept, a concept model of a new small-sized vehicle which Honda is currently developing especially for India and other emerging nations, at the Auto Expo 2010 to be held in New Delhi, India from January 5 to 11, ...
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of November 2009. <Production> Production in Japan for the month of November 2009 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 13th consecutive month (since November 2008). Production in regions outside of ...
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