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Car of the Year 2010: The New Polo

Car of the Year 2010: The New Polo

The fifth generation Polo was designed to address customer expectations with even greater uncompromising standards. That is why we are naturally very pleased to see our efforts validated in the form of this award, ” says Professor Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management, Volkswagen Group. Selection as Car […]

Toyota reduce bonuses for managers by 20%

Toyota reduce bonuses for managers by 20%

Clearly, Toyota has big problems. According to AP, Toyota is slashing bonus pay for managers as the Japanese automaker tackles a massive recall in the U.S. and deep losses for the second straight fiscal year. Toyota announced in the U.S. on Wednesday a massive recall affecting 4 million vehicles to […]

Warren Buffett: All cars will be electric in 20 years

Warren Buffett: All cars will be electric in 20 years

All cars on the road will be electric in 20 years, Warren Buffett told a class of business students from Rice University this month. Buffett made the comments during a question-and-answer session with the Rice students in Omaha, reports The Houston Chronicle. Buffett routinely speaks to business school classes about […]

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 3

Video: Top Gear Season 14 Episode 3

Top Gear’s Season 14 Episode 3 is now available. On this episode: Jeremy Clarkson tests the limited edition Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni. In the same time, Richard Hammond and James May will try to build a replica rally car. Challenges: Which company has, above all others, made the greatest […]

Hyundai suspends passenger vehicle sales in Japan

Hyundai suspends passenger vehicle sales in Japan

Hyundai Motor Co said Saturday it will pull out of the Japanese passenger vehicle market amid sluggish sales, and instead focus on commercial vehicle sales there. Hyundai, South Korea’s No. 1 automaker, has found it tough going in Japan and sold only about 15,000 passenger cars there since 2001 when […]

GM still has options to sell Saab

GM still has options to sell Saab

1 December is coming fast – 2 days have left until GM’s Board will meet to decide what they will do with Saab, one of the greatest automaker in our opinion. Last week we announced that GM could decide to close the entire automaker, which in our opinion is wrong. […]

Magna International request 600-million dollars from Porsche

Magna International request 600-million dollars from Porsche

According to an Austrian newspaper, Magna International wants at least $600-million ( ~ 400.000 million Euros ) in compensation from sports-car maker Porsche for cancelling a contract. Austrian newspaper WirtschaftsBlatt quoted an “involved person” as saying that the compensation was for development work already done by Magna, which was due […]

Japan’s global auto production mixed in October

Japan’s global auto production mixed in October

Honda Motor Co. set record production in Asia and China in October for the second straight month, leading a gradual and spotty recovery at Japanese automakers. Honda, Japan’s second biggest automaker, which has been relatively more resilient than some domestic rivals, reported Friday a 22.5 percent jump in October vehicle […]

Fiat build a new factory in China

Fiat build a new factory in China

Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group and Italy’s Fiat SpA started the construction of a 5-billion-yuan ($733 million) passenger car plant in China yesterday. The new GAC Fiat facility, first announced in July, represents the Italian car maker’s return to the Chinese auto market after it ended eight years of cooperation with […]

China to be largest market of Bentley within 5 years

China to be largest market of Bentley within 5 years

At the ongoing Guangzhou Auto show, British carmaker Bentley yesterday revealed its 5-year Chinese plan that China will become the No.1 market of Bentley cars, reported Xinhua News. Mak Kwing Tim (Peter Mak), the board chairman of Bentley China, said Bentley will invest 300 million yuan ($43.9 billion) in China […]

Next-gen Dodge Viper won’t get Ferrari tech

Next-gen Dodge Viper won’t get Ferrari tech

As the dust settles around the Fiat and Chrysler alliance and the recently revealed plans for the US carmaker’s future, rumours that Ferrari will play a role in the development of the next generation Viper have begun to surface. Dodge brand chief Ralph Gilles confirmed this week that while the […]

Top 10 most luxurious taxis in the World!

Top 10 most luxurious taxis in the World!

Hello, good evening. I want a taxi at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue with 3rd Avenue. How? If I want a Corvette or a Maybach? Hum… an Tata Nano is not available??? I understand. Then sent me a Maybach now, what to do… This not a movie. This can be […]

GM may close Belgian Opel plant, cut 5,400 jobs

GM may close Belgian Opel plant, cut 5,400 jobs

General Motors Co. may close its plant in Belgium and cut 5,400 German jobs as the company seeks an accord with workers to restructure its Adam Opel GmbH unit. The future of the factory in Antwerp and 2,300 workers there is “uncertain,” Nick Reilly, Opel’s acting chief, said today after […]