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Car sales are low in Shanghai auto festival week

Car sales are low in Shanghai auto festival week

At the auto sales and service festival in Shanghai on Oct. 1-8, discounts and promotions failed to draw buyers, CCTV.com reported. Over 20 types of vehicles at the event had a special offer, but dealers saw no sales boom. “For a 78,800 yuan ($11,540) car, the dealer is giving away […]

TomTom Start released

TomTom Start released

Proving that quality, simplicity and style can mix, TomTom today introduces the TomTom Start. A cool new navigation device that represents the ultimate in easy-to-use, intelligent route planning. “With only a single button, TomTom is able to give drivers the fastest route to their destination, so they have total peace […]

Porsches drop from Germany’s Top 10 richest people

Porsches drop from Germany’s Top 10 richest people

The Porsche family dropped from the list of Germany’s 10 richest people, which as in previous years is topped by Karl and Theo Albrecht, the brothers who founded discount retailer Aldi Group, Manager Magazin reported. The Porsche clan lost 11 billion euros ($16 billion), or 71 percent of its wealth, […]

Chevy Caprice Police Car Reports For Duty In 2011

Chevy Caprice Police Car Reports For Duty In 2011

An all-new Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) will join the ranks of law enforcement departments across North America in 2011. It’s a modern, full-size, rear-drive sedan that will offer both V-8 and V-6 engines, as well as a host of specialized equipment and features. Chevrolet made the announcement at […]

Hot Wheels – Top 10 stolen cars in California

Hot Wheels – Top 10 stolen cars in California

Unlike the characters in the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” played by Angelina Jolie and Nicolas Cage, most car thieves are not targeting high-end exotic vehicles. Instead, most of the top 10 vehicles stolen in the state of California are more than 10 years old and are Japanese mass-market makes. […]

25 percent of American cars are silver

25 percent of American cars are silver

For the ninth consecutive year, the silver category, which includes charcoal and gray shades, has ranked as the most popular vehicle colour in the world according to data from PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), the world’s leading manufacturer of transportation coatings. In Europe, silver and charcoal (35 percent) were followed by black […]

Top 20 Vehicles For September 2009

Top 20 Vehicles For September 2009

Ford continues to dominate the sales chart in North America with it latest sales results. Racking up 33, 877 units for September, it outpaced the Toyota Camry which held the No.2 spot with 25,745 units sold. The Chevrolet Camaro outsold the Ford Mustang for the four consecutive month, also broke […]

President’s car unveiled at National Day military parade

President’s car unveiled at National Day military parade

The self-developed Hongqi HQE car by the First Automobile Works of Changchun (FAW), capital of Jilin Province, is 6.4 meters long, 2.05 meters wide and 1.72 meters high, according to staff from the company. Chinese features were evident in the design, said Guo Shijun, head of the Hongqi manufacture department […]

International Automobile Dealers Announce Monthly Sales

International Automobile Dealers Announce Monthly Sales

The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today released September 2009 sales figures for the international nameplate automobile industry. AIADA represents over 10,000 international nameplate franchises, which so far this year account for 56.1 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States. Overall sales, including domestic brands and unadjusted […]

All-Electric Truck Unveiled on Capitol Hill

All-Electric Truck Unveiled on Capitol Hill

Members of Congress today were shown an early result of federal stimulus investments paying dividends – an all-electric commercial truck from Navistar, Inc. that does not depend on foreign oil, is already generating jobs, and offers real potential to usher in a new wave of U.S.-led clean vehicle technologies. With […]

Garmin nüvifone G60 now available via AT&T

Garmin nüvifone G60 now available via AT&T

AT&T* and Garmin today announced the Garmin nüvifone G60 will be available beginning October 4 only for AT&T customers in the U.S. in AT&T stores and online at www.wireless.att.com. The nüvifone G60 provides one of the easiest-to-use location experiences available because it is the only phone to fully integrate the […]

Around 850,000 people attended the IAA – 15% down

Around 850,000 people attended the IAA – 15% down

Germany’s VDA auto federation said today that around 850,000 people attended the 10-day exhibition, down from one million during the previous show two years ago, with the number of exhibitors also down by 30 percent to 750 as several Asian brands stayed away. “It makes little sense to compare this […]

What you need to know about Singapore GP Circuit

What you need to know about Singapore GP Circuit

The Singapore Grand Prix is currently held by Marina Bay, a bay near Central Area of Singapore. In 2008 around 110,000 tickets were made available for the country’s first Formula One race. With 23 corners and straights shorter than Monaco, it is very hard to overtake on this track without […]