Category Archives: Auto News

Name for New Porsche SUV Is Macan

Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s new sports car in the SUV segment has been given the name Macan. The name Macan is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and combines suppleness, power, fascination and dynamics – core characteristics of the new off-road car. “The Macan combines all sports car characteristics with […]

The new MINI. VIPs and fans celebrate a glamorous world premiere in London. Taking on the world: Yesterday London, today LA, tomorrow Shanghai.

London / Los Angeles / Shanghai. 19.11.2013 – Born in Great Britain but at home all around the world, it is fitting that the new generation of the MINI should be presented in three cities on three continents over three days. First up was London, where fans and VIPs flocked to the city’s legendary Sorting […]

2014 Lexus CT to Make World Debut at the Guangzhou Motor Show

Tokyo (Nov. 12, 2013) – The world premiere of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h will take place at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China on Nov. 21. When the CT 200h was introduced in 2010 it was the world’s first full hybrid luxury compact car. This compact luxury hybrid receives a new Lexus “spindle grille,” […]

New 2014 Fiat 500 “1957 Edition” Highlights 57 Years of the Legendary Icon

November 14, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Celebrating the 57th anniversary of the original 1957 “Nuova” Cinquecento (New 500), the new 2014 Fiat 500 “1957 Edition” combines iconic Italian design with engaging driving dynamics and vintage styling appointments – all for a limited-edition model enthusiasts are sure to love. Limited-production “1957 Edition” builds on […]

BMW Group sales reach all-time high in October: Global deliveries climb 5.2% to 165,851 vehicles

Munich. Worldwide demand for BMW Group vehicles continues to develop positively. The company reported record monthly sales once again in October. With 165,851 (prev. yr.: 157,621) BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered worldwide, sales were 5.2% higher than in the same month last year. Between January and October 2013, sales increased by 7.3% to reach […]

Nissan BladeGlider Concept: Leading Edge EV Technology Drives the Future

From “driving” to “gliding” in a hyper-agile and ultimately efficient EV that shifts the engineering paradigm to reveal a new dimension of driving fun and excitement YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov. 7, 2013– More than a concept, Nissan BladeGlider is both a proposal for the future direction of Nissan electric vehicle (EV) development and an exploratory prototype […]

Honda Announces Overview of Exhibit for the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013

TOKYO, Japan, October 23, 2013 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its lineup of production and concept-model automobiles, motorcycles, power products, and other highlights for its exhibit at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight. At this motor show, with the booth concept of “Live Outside the Box,” […]

Subaru Canada Introduces the 2014 XV Crosstrek Hybrid this November

MISSISSAUGA, October 11, 2013 – Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI), is pleased to announce that the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid will be arriving in the Canadian marketplace by the end of November. Priced at $29,995, the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid aims to bring Canadians a more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly Subaru – plus more performance […]

Operation Lock-Up

October 10, 2013 – The Vancouver Police Department is committed to reducing property crime in the City of Vancouver, and are making it tougher to steal cars in a new crime prevention initiative targeting the vehicles that are most often stolen. Over the past five years, the property crime rate has been reduced by over […]

Alfa Romeo 4C: excellence made in Italy

Alfa Romeo unveils the technical contents and manufacturing secrets of the new ‘compact supercar’ which embodies the sportiness intrinsic to the ‘Alfa Romeo DNA’: performance and engineering excellence offering maximum driving satisfaction in total safety in addition to breathtaking style. The Alfa Romeo 4C developers have combined the best technical and manufacturing competencies of two […]