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Three New Audi Models at Frankfurt

Three New Audi Models at Frankfurt

Audi will unveil three new vehicles at Frankfurt’s International Motor Show (IAA): the supercharged S5 Sportback, the low-emission A4 3.0 TDI clean diesel quattro, and the A3 1.2 TFSI. Elegant dynamics: Audi S5 Sportback The S5 Sportback is the pinnacle of the new Sportback model line. This elegant, five-door coupé […]

2009 models tested by Euro NCAP

2009 models tested by Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP, the organisation that assesses the safety of new cars, today releases the results for eight new cars. Seven cars in this line-up received Euro NCAP’s maximum five star award, whilst one car, the Citroen C3, received a four star result. Two of this month’s top-scorers are amongst the […]

Five stars for the safest VW Polo ever

Five stars for the safest VW Polo ever

The new Polo has been subjected to the more stringent Euro NCAP crash tests and received the best possible score of five stars. Volkswagen put together a safety package for the new 5th-generation Polo including optimised body structure, a highly effective belt-and-airbag combination and driver-assist systems. The result is the […]

Skoda Yeti: 5 stars at EuroNCAP

Skoda Yeti: 5 stars at EuroNCAP

The best marks for safety for the Škoda Yeti: in the new, toughened crash test performed by Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme), Škoda’s compact SUV has achieved the highest rating – five stars. The Yeti’s top-class safety test results include those of a “whiplash test”, a new category established […]

Toyota Announces Safety Recall on Select Vehicles

Toyota Announces Safety Recall on Select Vehicles

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., will launch a voluntary Safety Recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) involving approximately 95,700 Toyota and Scion vehicles sold in the United States. On certain 2009 and 2010 model year Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, and 2008 and 2009 Scion xD vehicles all […]

Ford has no plan to keep stake in Volvo

Ford has no plan to keep stake in Volvo

Ford Motor Co. doesn’t intend to keep a stake in Volvo Cars and is aiming to sell the Swedish automaker by the end of the year, said John Fleming, the U.S. company’s top executive in Europe. Maintaining a holding in Volvo is “just not something that’s even being considered,” Fleming […]

Continental supplies innovative products for new Porsche Panamera

Continental supplies innovative products for new Porsche Panamera

The Automotive Group within Continental, the international automotive supplier, is responsible for an extensive range of components in the Porsche Panamera. This fourth model series from the Stuttgart-based vehicle manufacturer includes outstanding technology in the form of a new air-spring suspension with adjustable spring rate, allowing push-button selection of a […]

ESP will become popular in China in the coming 5 or 10 years

ESP will become popular in China in the coming 5 or 10 years

Executive Interview with Mrs.Jennifer Jiang(Jingfang Jiang), Director of Marketing and Sales Controling, Chassis Systems Control – China By Tony Qian From:Gasgoo.com Gasgoo: Could you please introduce the recent situation and developing goal of Bosch Group? Jennifer Jiang: As one of the key divisions of Bosch’s automotive technology business sector, Bosch […]

Volvo XC 60 R Design

Volvo XC 60 R Design

Volvo has announced first details of the latest car in the R-DESIGN stable – the XC60 R-DESIGN. Showcasing a series of sporty visual features, the R-DESIGN package also adds a specially tuned sports chassis and sharper driving characteristics, enabling customers to enjoy the XC60’s practicality together with more dynamic handling […]

VW advanced electronic Intelligent Key

VW advanced electronic Intelligent Key

Volkswagen’s latest security system has been honoured at this year’s BusinessCar Techies Awards with the advanced electronic Intelligent Key being named Best Security Device. A new standard feature on all Volkswagen Touareg 4×4 and Phaeton models, the key maintains a record of whether the car has been locked and alarmed. […]

GoPet Personal Electric Transportation Scooter

GoPet Personal Electric Transportation Scooter

MyGoPet, Inc. has announced the availability of the GoPet Personal Electric Transportation scooter, a new three-wheeled electric vehicle that’s an easy-to-ride, earth-friendly alternative to other forms of transportation. GoPet is designed for numerous applications including moving personnel quickly around industrial areas, giving police/security officers a wider range of patrol, offering […]

Toyota to cut global capacity to match lower sales

Toyota to cut global capacity to match lower sales

Toyota Motor Corp will cut its global production capacity to match lower sales, a company source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The Nikkei business daily said Toyota planned to cut its global capacity by 10 percent, or 1 million vehicles, as early as the current financial […]