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Mercedes-Benz to Launch SIRIUS Introductory Trial

Mercedes-Benz to Launch SIRIUS Introductory Trial

IRIUS XM Radio and Mercedes-Benz USA today announced that customers of SIRIUS-equipped Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned vehicles will receive an introductory three-month trial subscription of the “SIRIUS Everything” package. Mercedes-Benz will continue to offer SIRIUS as a factory-installed feature with six months of the “SIRIUS Everything” package on all model year […]

2010 Nissan 370Z prices for America

2010 Nissan 370Z prices for America

Nissan North America, today announced pricing for the all-new 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, which goes on sale in September at Nissan retailers nationwide. The 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster is offered in four models. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) start at $36,970 USD for the 370Z Roadster 6MT and $38,270 […]

Electric cars could dominate U.S. roads in 2030

Electric cars could dominate U.S. roads in 2030

Electric car sales could jump to 86 percent of U.S. light vehicle sales in 2030 if consumers don’t have to buy batteries themselves, according to a University of California, Berkeley study to be released on Monday. A company called Better Place and emerging rivals plan to offer pay-per-mile plans, similar […]

GM studies continuing Pontiac G8 as a Chevrolet

GM studies continuing Pontiac G8 as a Chevrolet

General Motors Co, which plans to wind down the Pontiac brand, is considering bringing the Pontiac G8 full-size sedan into the Chevrolet brand, Vice Chairman Bob Lutz said on Monday. The Pontiac G8, which is assembled in Australia, could be a casualty of a GM restructuring that is trimming the […]

GM downplays concerns on China’s bid for Opel

GM downplays concerns on China’s bid for Opel

General Motors Corp.’s new international boss played down potential competition from a Chinese-owned Opel and said it will expand research and development operations in China, India and South Korea as Asia becomes an increasingly important market for its vehicles. “The trend is going to be that those three centers will […]

Chrysler not to sell Dodge Viper sports-car unit

Chrysler not to sell Dodge Viper sports-car unit

Chrysler Group LLC, the U.S. automaker run by Fiat SpA, said it will no longer pursue the sale of the Dodge Viper sports-car business. The Detroit plant that makes the $91,000 car, powered by a V-10 engine, will continue production, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based company said today in a statement. […]

German Grand Prix Circuit information

German Grand Prix Circuit information

Built in the 1920s around the village and medieval castle of Nürburg in the Eifel, simply known as “The Ring” by enthusiasts it is widely considered the most dangerous and most demanding purpose-built race track in the world. Length: 5.141km Race distance: 67 laps / 344.916km Full throttle: 62% Top […]

Porsche and Volkswagen showdown is looming

Porsche and Volkswagen showdown is looming

Top management of German auto companies Porsche AG and Volkswagen will come to the table in the next two weeks to discuss an investment by the Qatar sovereign wealth fund and how that could possibly strengthen Porsche’s bid to takeover Volkswagen AG. Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking has been pursuing a […]

Mercedes-Benz Folding Bike

Mercedes-Benz Folding Bike

Mercedes-Benz UK has just taken delivery of its most compact, sustainable and lightweight urban runabout yet – the Mercedes-Benz Folding Bike. Available now from all Mercedes-Benz Retailers in “Silver Arrows” silver or cool icy white, it’s an intelligent way to get about town when you choose not to drive. Featuring […]

NAVTEQ and Trimble Expand Relationship Globally

NAVTEQ and Trimble Expand Relationship Globally

NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, today announced that Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) , a leading provider of positioning solutions in the construction, agriculture, field service and fleet management markets, has expanded its agreement with NAVTEQ for Mobile Resource […]

Italy’s 2009 car sales said to match those of 2008

Italy’s 2009 car sales said to match those of 2008

Italy’s 2009 new car sales will match those of last year, the industry ministry said on Wednesday, signalling a pick-up in the next six months after a 10.7 percent fall so far this year. “Thanks to government incentives, there is a significant recovery in car sales underway,” the ministry said […]

Audi A4 tdi gets the ‘E’ treatment

Audi A4 tdi gets the ‘E’ treatment

New Audi A4 2.0 TDIe combines 61mpg and 120g CO2 output with strong performance from 136PS common rail diesel. From this week the Audi A4 earns the right to use the ‘e’ suffix that subtly signifies major strides forward in economy and emissions control as already proven by the Audi […]