Miscellaneous

EcoBoost engine

* New EcoBoost™ gasoline direct-injection turbocharged engine technology adds 125 patents and patent applications to Ford's 4,618 active and thousands of pending U.S. patents * Leading patent analyst The Patent Board™ ranks Ford above all other automakers for the quality and significance of its... Read more

posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 02:05 in Miscellaneous, Ford Cars, Ford Fusion
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Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle

An all-new Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) will join the ranks of law enforcement departments across North America in 2011. It's a modern, full-size, rear-drive sedan that will offer both V-8 and V-6 engines, as well as a host of specialized equipment and features.... Read more

posted Monday, October 5, 2009 - 03:55 in Miscellaneous, Chevrolet Caprice, Police cars, Chevrolet Cars
Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV

Powered by the new Mitsubishi Plug-in Hybrid System, which significantly extends the frequency a hybrid vehicle is driven in EV mode, the Mitsubishi Concept-PX* MiEV returns fuel economy in excess of 50 km/litre. The Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV is a new-generation concept car that balances high... Read more

posted Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 15:09 in Miscellaneous, rear wheels, Mitsubishi Cars
Nissan Compact Car

Japanese car major, Nissan Motor, on Thursday, revealed the sketch of its global compact car.Planned to be manufactured in five countries, including India, Thailand and China, the production of this model will commence in May 2010 in India. The car will be manufactured at a Nissan plant... Read more

posted Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 03:41 in Miscellaneous, Nissan cars
Honda U3-X Personal Mobility Device

Honda Develops New Personal Mobility Device With the Goal of Co-existing in Harmony with People - World's first drive system that enables movement in all directions - Pursuing the concept of "harmony with people" Honda has developed a new personal mobility technology and... Read more

posted Friday, September 25, 2009 - 02:06 in Miscellaneous, Tokyo Motor Show, Honda Cars
Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe was first introduced in 2001 and started the entry of Hyundai into the SUV segment. Ever since, in Germany alone it sold about 46,000 vehicles. Now, the modified model of the second generation (which debuted in spring 2006), makes its European premiere at the... Read more

posted Sunday, September 13, 2009 - 04:17 in Miscellaneous, Hyundai Cars, Frankfurt Motor Show
Volvo C30

The new Volvo C30 steps out and shows the model's full potential and personality. This can be seen in the fresh, self-assured design of the front end. And it is emphasized by a wide range of options, including an urbane, bold accessory styling kit. The C30 is Volvo's most playful... Read more

posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - 01:32 in Miscellaneous, Volvo Cars, Volvo C30, Frankfurt Motor Show
Kia Venga

Kia's stylish and uniquely spacious new premium B-segment contender will be named Kia Venga when it goes on sale across Europe in late 2009 and in the UK early in 2010.Due for its world debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Kia Venga is based on the Kia No3 Concept shown at... Read more

posted Friday, August 14, 2009 - 00:22 in Miscellaneous, Frankfurt Motor Show, Geneva Motor Show, Kia Cars
The Stig it’s Herr Michael Schumacher

Top Gear made a comeback with a shocking truth. Jeremy Clarkson exposed the true identity of the man behind The White Stig's helmet. And guess who? Well, it's none other than Herr Michael Schumacher. The seven-times Formula 1 champion dressed as the show's famous driver... Read more

posted Monday, June 22, 2009 - 00:47 in Miscellaneous, Jeremy Clarkson, Formula 1 driver, Michael Schumacher
Volkswagen Golf Estate

The New Golf Estate - Initial Facts / Advance sales of the new compact class estate car begin on Friday / New Golf Estate launches at prices starting at € 18,500, including climate control and daytime running lights*Technology and features on par with sixth Golf generationFront end... Read more

posted Friday, May 22, 2009 - 08:00 in Miscellaneous, Volkswagen Golf, Golf Estate, Volkswagen Golf Estate
New Audi Q7-2010-updated

 Right from its release three years ago Audi Q7 was a true leader among SUV's sporting premium, version of 2010 is more elegant, with less polluting emissions and last but not least more efficient. Outside major differences from previous version can be seen from front grille to the... Read more

posted Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 13:29 in Miscellaneous, Audi Cars
A new technology used on a GMC SUV

In this week at New York International Auto Show, the new 2010 GMC Terrain will be presented, official photos and technical details being already published. "The new Terrain brings GMC's history of innovation and engineering excellence into a smaller, fuel-efficient package... Read more

posted Wednesday, April 8, 2009 - 16:23 in Miscellaneous, GMC Cars
M-division revealed BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M

The BMW's X5 M and X6 M have been officially revealed to us. From the last year, until now, spy pictures of both vehicles, together and individually, have been all over the web. Both the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M are equipped with a brand new 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 [ 555hp (408kW) at... Read more

posted Monday, April 6, 2009 - 05:14 in Miscellaneous, BMW X6 M, BMW X5 M, BMW Cars
How to Inspect a Used Car

Considering purchasing a second-hand vehicle? Before you fork up the money, read these useful car buying tips to ensure you're receiving what you pay for. A few reminders:When working on a car, all the time wear eye protection and be sure that your working environment has sufficient airing.If you'... Read more

posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 06:26 in Miscellaneous, second-hand cars, used cars, test drive
Short and Simple Driving

Some simple tips for you to get home safe in the winter: • If you hit a glossy area of ice or snow, pump your brakes and turn the steering wheel in the same direction the car is skidding in. For example, if the car is drifting right, turn the wheel to the right in order to stay in a straight line... Read more

posted Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 07:59 in Miscellaneous, driving safe, driving tips