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2009 NAIAS: Green Vehicles and Technologies

2009 NAIAS: Green Vehicles and Technologies

Thousands of automotive industry insiders, engineers and designers will converge on the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 14-15, for a unique networking experience and an up-close look at the exciting production and concept vehicles on display at this year’s show. NAIAS Industry Preview Days, […]

Ford plans for the next 4 years

Ford plans for the next 4 years

Ford Motor Company today launched an aggressive plan to bring pure battery-electric vehicles, next-generation hybrids and a plug-in hybrid to market quickly and more affordably during the next four years. The plan, unveiled at the 2009 North American International Auto Show, signals the next phase in Ford’s commitment to deliver […]

New Active Head Restraint System from TRW

New Active Head Restraint System from TRW

TRW Vehicle Safety Systems Inc., a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp, has introduced a new Active Head Restraint (AHR) system utilizing a mechanical concept that is lighter, less complicated, and uses fewer components than competing systems on the market. The TRW active head restraint offers a high degree of […]

2009 Commercial Vehicle Show cancelled

2009 Commercial Vehicle Show cancelled

The Commercial Vehicle Partnership, comprising the SMMT, RHA and SOE, and the CV Show Committee, made up of the partners and representatives from the commercial vehicle and component sector, agreed today to cancel this year’s CV Show scheduled for 28-30 April at Birmingham’s NEC. The Partnership recognised in December that […]

The smart fortwo electric

The smart fortwo electric

The smart fortwo electric drive series will be equipped with a state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery. Lithium-ion technology has decisive advantages over other type of batteries, including its compact dimensions, high performance, shorter charging times an higher reliability. London pilot project In 2007, smart started a pilot project in London, England to […]

Audi and Prada together now

Audi and Prada together now

The first occasion where the two brands will be joining forces is a sporting event in February 2009. The jointly sponsored yacht “Luna Rossa” will be taking part in the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series, with the mainsail and team uniform displaying the Audi and Prada brand logos. The common message […]

2009 Golf is “Yellow Angel 2009″

2009 Golf is “Yellow Angel 2009″

Today the ADAC awarded the “Yellow Angels 2009” in Munich. Right at the top in the eyes of the audience: Volkswagen. Europe’s most successful carmaker was able to place itself under the top 5 with a total of three vehicles. “The Yellow Angel is considered a significant helpful feature and […]

2009 nissan 370z price list

2009 nissan 370z price list

Nissan announced today official price list of 2009 Nisan 370Z. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* starting at $29,930 for the 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and $31,230 with the new 7-speed automatic transmission. The new Z(R) is also offered in a 370Z Coupe Touring model, […]

2009 Audi A6 / S6 Prices

2009 Audi A6 / S6 Prices

Audi of America today released pricing for the updated 2009 model-year Audi A6 sedan, A6 Avant and S6 sedan, which are scheduled to arrive in U.S. dealerships by the beginning of January. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the Audi A6 3.2 sedan Premium will start at $45,100. The Audi A6 […]

2009 Audi A4 with New FrontTrak and Manual transmission

2009 Audi A4 with New FrontTrak and Manual transmission

Audi announced an expansion of its 2009 A4 lineup with two new models, one featuring front-wheel drive and one featuring a six-speed manual transmission. The 2009 Audi A4 2.0T FrontTrak combines the advantages of the Audi 2.0 TFSI engine, which recently earned a spot on the 2009 Ward’s 10 Best […]

2009 Elantra Touring prices

2009 Elantra Touring prices

Hyundai Motor America has announced prices for its Elantra Touring five-door compact, starting at $18,495 and $19,995 for one featuring a Premium-Sport package. The all-new 2009 Elantra Touring is a sportier, more functional variant of Hyundai’s popular Elantra sedan, and will be available at dealerships in the first quarter of […]

2009 Porsche 911 Boxster and Cayman awarded

2009 Porsche 911 Boxster and Cayman awarded

2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S has been named an Automobile Magazine All-Star, and the 2009 Boxster and 2009 Cayman has earned the recommendation of the auto editors at Consumer Guide. Each year, the worldwide staff of editors, bureau chiefs and freelancers of Automobile convene to drive and compare the raw […]