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Spied pictures of next generation Range Rover

Spied pictures of next generation Range Rover

You had already used to see many models being tested touring “unveiled face” in Europe’s roads this winter, but the photographers of  the British publication AutoExpress could capture some snapshots that only a considerable experience in the motor could determine that this is the next generation Range Rover. Of course,...

Toyota will build a new vehicle production plant in Thailand

Toyota will build a new vehicle production plant in Thailand

Toyota Motor Company has announced that Toyota Motor Thailand Co. Ltd., its Thai subsidiary, will build a new vehicle assembly plant in order to meet demand. The initial investment exceeds 170 million euros, which will be sufficient to the plant to become operational by mid next year 2013 with an...

Jeep Grand Cherokee comes in diesel

Jeep Grand Cherokee comes in diesel

For North America, many things are changing across the pond. We are giving very strong to downsizing and are becoming more manufacturers that sell diesel versions of its vehicles. The latest to add a diesel model to its catalog will be Chrysler, Jeep Grand Cherokee’s new face to 2013. 1100...

The Never ending Story: GM rejects proposal Saab rescue

The Never ending Story: GM rejects proposal Saab rescue

General Motors said it could not support the latest proposal from the investment and borrowing to keep the Swedish automaker afloat. “Each proposal directly or indirectly related to the transfer of control or ownership of the company that has been presented so far hurts GM and its shareholders, so we...

China introduced a new tax of 22 percent for American cars

China introduced a new tax of 22% for American cars

Car Buyers in China have today heard unpleasant news: the Chinese government announced plans to impose tariffs of up to 22% on all vehicles manufactured in the U.S., starting today. Manufacturers U.S. (as expected) are not particularly happy about this news, since not only because it makes their vehicles more...

Skoda exceeds the 1,500,000 second generation built Octavia

Skoda exceeds the 1,500,000 second generation built Octavia

Yesterday, December 14, 2011, was a landmark date and the Czech automotive industry: Škoda out of the production line its second-generation Octavia 1.5 million number built. The vehicle that marked this issue – a white version Octavia Combi “GreenLine” – left the assembly line on the main floor of the...

Chinese cars go up dramatically in rating EuroNCAP certifications

Chinese cars go up dramatically in rating EuroNCAP certifications

It was a matter of time (long, in fact) that the Chinese vehicles, once considered unreliable or low quality (and compared with the cheap products of bazaars multiprecio), give the big step to the forefront of safety, as evidenced by the recent tests conducted by NCAP. In the last decade,...

GM Shreveport plant going to close next summer

GM Shreveport plant going to close next summer

GM has confirmed that they will close the assembly plant of medium size pick-ups which is in Shreveport, Louisiana, regardless of the demand for vehicles that are manufactured there on the next year’s August. In this plant the Hummer H3 was made, which ceased production as you know, but today...

Historic Festival this weekend: Motorland Classic Festival

Historic Festival this weekend: Motorland Classic Festival

From Friday 28 to Sunday October 30 will be held on Motorland Classic Festival in the circuit Motorland of Teruel. More than 500 cars and motorcycles will go to the magnificent historical city of the automobile built by the Government of Aragon to five miles of Alcaniz. Designed by the...

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid by 2012

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid by 2012

Volvo has confirmed the launch of its highly anticipated V60 Plug-In Hybrid ahead of 2012. This hybrid electric-gasoline operation will first be available in European dealerships, a higher price than conventional, but according to Volvo will be offset by a reduction in the cost-km 2/3 less. This interesting model, with...