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Chinese cars may hit U.S. market through Volvo sale

Chinese cars may hit U.S. market through Volvo sale

Could Geely’s deal to buy Sweden’s Volvo from Ford signal that finally Americans will be able to get their hands on some of China’s best cars? It’s an interesting question that Automotive News put to Volvo dealers around the U.S., who sound mighty receptive to the idea. A couple years […]

Autocar: Range Rover is the car of the Decade

Autocar: Range Rover is the car of the Decade

Autocar’s resident car experts nominated and championed 17 cars launched during the past ten years for readers to choose from. The Range Rover – launched in 2001 – received 18 per cent of more than 7500 votes. Autocar associate editor Hilton Holloway championed the car, saying: “The Range Rover defined […]

Citroen C1 VTR+ pack

Citroen C1 VTR+ pack

2010 comes with a new upgrade for Citroen C1 – a stylish new VTR+ trim level. Directly replacing the previous VTR models, the new VTR+ trim provides enhanced standard specification in the form of a highly attractive ‘Leather Pack’, which includes part leather/part Alcantara® upholstery, leather steering wheel and gear […]

Guangzhou Toyota to launch Camry Hybrid in 2010

Guangzhou Toyota to launch Camry Hybrid in 2010

Guangzhou Toyota, also known as Guangqi Toyota, has announced that next year it will sell 267,000 vehicles (up from this year’s 209,400 units) and launch its new hybrid electric Camry in China, CCTV.com reported yesterday. At the 2009 Shanghai auto show in April, Toyota Motor unveiled its Camry Hybrid to […]

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe unveiled

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe unveiled

Cadillac today announced the 2011 CTS-V Coupe, which debuts at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Practically we have a CTS Coupe with a 556 hp V8 engine. However, there are some differences between the standard CTS and this one. The V-Series Coupe includes a grille that […]

Next generation Porsche Cayenne undisguised

Next generation Porsche Cayenne undisguised

Thanks to Autocar we have a series of spy photos showing the next generation Porsche Cayenne ‘undisguised’. The next Cayenne will be less aggressive, with smaller, thinner air intakes on the front, and only two exhausts instated four on the current version. Porsche will continue to use the Touareg platform, […]

China ’09 auto sales likely up 44% to 13.5 mln units

China ’09 auto sales likely up 44% to 13.5 mln units

Figures due later this week are likely to show China auto sales in 2009 soared 44% to 13.5 million units, according to the average forecast of five analysts polled by Reuters. Sales of passenger cars and other light vehicles are expected to have topped 12.75 million units in China last […]

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 7

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 7

Top Gear’s Season 14 Episode 7 is now available. On this episode: We have 3 superb cars on the test – the Lexus LFA supercar, the Mercedes SLS AMG and Vauxhall VXR Insignia. Now, what we know about the LFA from Lexus: We know that will cost about 350.000 US […]

Woman killed by car in Dakar Rally

Woman killed by car in Dakar Rally

A woman watching the Dakar Rally has died after being struck by a vehicle competing in the race’s first stage. A number of other spectators were also hurt in the incident which involved a 4×4 vehicle driven by German-Swiss duo Mirco Schultis and Ulrich Leardi. “Competitor number 418 (Schultis-Leardi) collided […]

2010 Chrysler 300C Line

2010 Chrysler 300C Line

Chrysler UK announced today a series of modifications for its popular 300C Limousine. The 2010 Chrysler 300C range will now offer four derivatives, the 300C SE, SR and SRT comes with an automatic gearbox and a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine, while the SRT-8 is coupled with a mighty 6.1-litre V8 […]

Chinese drivers complete 1st stage at Dakar Rally

Chinese drivers complete 1st stage at Dakar Rally

All the Chinese drivers successfully completed the first stage at this year’s Dakar Rally. They expressed their confidence prior to setting-out on 9-thousand kilometer event through Argentina and Chile. Veteran driver Lu Ningjun steered his Chery Rely to the start line. He is taking part in his 6th Dakar Rally, […]

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 6

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 6

Top Gear’s Season 14 Episode 6 is now available. On this episode: Bolivia special – the boys tackling a journey across Bolivia in a quest to reach the coast of Chile. The cars: A Range Rover, a Toyota Land Cruiser and a Suzuki. Top Gear team used pre-owned off-road vehicles, […]

Ferrari unveils 180 square metres F1 Simulator

Ferrari unveils 180 square metres F1 Simulator

Today, Ferrari unveiled one of the largest F1 Simulator in the world. The simulator is housed in a building measuring around 180 square metres, on two floors, which includes the control room, it features a Dolby Surround 7.1 sound system, putting out 3500 W, and weights more than 200 tons. […]