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Spanish car sales up 14% in August

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : Sales of new cars in Spain have gone up 14% in August to 45,355 units. The advance represents the 12th month in a row of increases in sales, according to ANFAC (The Spanish Car Manufacturers’ Association). The market demand has been stimulated by a government subsidy ...
BMW plans six front-wheel drive models by 2017

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : The new UKL1 MINI platform is also used to underpin new models from the BMW brand. Because of cost cutting, the German premium brand will also use it as a front-wheel drive platform, signaling a revolution at the maker’s bottom line. The Mini models are all ...
Aston Martin taps Nissan boss Andy Palmer as new CEO

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : Following a Financial Times report that the Japanese automaker’s executive has moved from Nissan to Britain’s 101-year-old sports carmaker – Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. released a statement confirming the appointment. The Renault Nissan alliance could be shaken by the latest auto industry moves –in July its ...
[Video] Cristiano Ronaldo shoots footballs at Jenson Button’s McLaren 650s

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : Famous football (soccer if you live in the US) star player Cristiano Ronaldo and equally famous Formula One driver Jenson Button got together… for a session of kicking balls at a supercar doing donuts. The interesting take on the millionaire encounter seems triggered by the stars ...
[Video] BMW Welt gets promoted via marriage proposal

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : Fore sure you heard about the BMW Welt complex in Munich – after all it’s the No.1 tourist attraction in Bavaria – that part of Germany that is full of history and places to visit. But when you’re on top your work doesn’t end – it ...
Maserati Levante mule caught on the streets

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : The Maserati Levante SUV has been finally caught on the streets – cleverly disguised under the body of the Ghibli sedan. That means the design is still a matter of speculation, even as all the mechanical parts of the prototype are present. The Italian luxury brand ...
McLaren MP4-12C lives on with DMC’s Velocita Wind Edition

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : The oddly named MP4-12C signaled the fabled return of the British sports producer and Formula 1 expert to road going supercars. So, even if the model is now extinct – just like dinosaurs, it should be properly remembered. Germany’s expert tuners from DMC are accustomed to ...
Jaguar XJ spied testing in the UK

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : The British automaker, now owned by India’s Tata Motors, is ready for an agitated end of the year, with the approaching September 8 introduction of the smallest model in the line-up, the XE. Our busy spy photographers have also caught the latest Jaguar prototype – the ...
Chengdu Motor Show – Kia reveals K4 sedan

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : China’s Chengdu Motor Show has been rather full with new announcements of important foreign automakers. It’s true that – obviously – most of them were related to China-only models, but we’re now seeing a key rise in importance of Chinese auto shows. The latest model reserved ...
Hyundai Transporter van caught testing

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 : Together with the often leaked and spied third generation of the ix35 compact SUV, our spy photographs also caught a new model from the South Korean automaker. It’s not a passenger car though, but a new – and big – van. The South Korean automaker, the ...