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Skoda Fabia Scout in the UK

Skoda Fabia Scout in the UK

Škoda UK has launched the Skoda Fabia Scout in the UK. Available with a choice of one petrol and two diesel engines, the new Skoda Fabia Scout estate offers another choice for Fabia buyers – a ruggedly-styled car suitable for today’s urban environment.  Key styling features include protective body mouldings, […]

Volkswagen 1.4 tsi engine of the year

Volkswagen 1.4 tsi engine of the year

Volkswagen 1.4 tsi engine of the year has secured overall honours at the 2009 International Engine of the Year Awards, winning the accolade for the first time in the company’s history with its diminutive yet powerful 1.4-litre TSI Twincharger engine The unit is offered across much of the VW model […]

Jaguar XJ diesel Britain’s greenest luxury car

Jaguar XJ diesel Britain’s greenest luxury car

For the third year running Jaguar’s XJ 2.7 Diesel has been named Britain’s greenest luxury car in the Environmental Transport Association’s (ETA) 2009 Car Buyers’ Guide. The award recognises Jaguar’s commitment to delivering CO2 and fuel consumption advantages to customers, with the development of its industry-leading diesel engines and application […]

Volkswagen Phaeton ranked most secure luxury car

Volkswagen Phaeton ranked most secure luxury car

For the second year in a row the Volkswagen Phaeton has won the Luxury Car category at the British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards (BIVSA), presented today by Thatcham, the Motor Industry Repair Research Centre, in Berkshire. The Phaeton was found to be the most secure vehicle in its class, due, […]

2010 Acura Tsx

2010 Acura Tsx

The 2010 Acura tsx comes with improvments in nearly every category including a bold new exterior design, added interior refinements as well as enhanced driving dynamics. The new V-6 package further accentuates the TSX’s sporty driving character that has become an Acura trademark. With two distinct powertrain choices for the […]

Alfa Romeo MiTo MultiAir

Alfa Romeo MiTo MultiAir

Alfa Romeo announces the marketing from September of the Alfa Romeo MiTo with 1.4 Turbo petrol MultiAir engines The new engines are an important “breaking point” from the current petrol engine scenario, just as was the case for the diesel Common Rail technology which saw its debut on the Alfa […]

Tengzhong: Hummer deal to be inked in Q3

Tengzhong: Hummer deal to be inked in Q3

Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery, the surprise bidder for General Motors Corp’s Hummer brand, said on Sunday the deal should be concluded in the coming quarter. Little-known Tengzhong, which emerged earlier this month as a candidate to acquire the Hummer brand from bankrupt GM, also said it has no plans […]

2009 Acropolis Rally of Greece results

2009 Acropolis Rally of Greece results

Mikko Hirvonen has gone well and succeed to obtain the victory in the Acropolis Rally. This is the eighth victory for the 28 years pilot, and thanks to the 10 points obtained, he is at only 7 points behind Sébastien Loeb. In second place over Sebastien Ogier Rally Acropolis, Citroen […]

Volkswagen sees no sign of car-market recovery

Volkswagen sees no sign of car-market recovery

Volkswagen AG, Europe’s largest automaker, said “very weak” global car markets aren’t yet recovering, even as the company’s sales rose in May for the first time in eight months thanks to government incentives. Deliveries at Volkswagen’s namesake brand increased 10 percent to 351,000 cars and sport-utility vehicles in May from […]

Audi R15 TDI on front row for Le Mans début

Audi R15 TDI on front row for Le Mans début

* Allan McNish claims second on the grid for Audi * All three Audi R15 TDI on first four rows * Audi Sport Team Joest uses qualifying to prepare for race Although Audi Sport Team Joest concentrated exclusively on preparing for the race throughout qualifying for the 77th running of […]

CITROËN’S NEW 3.0hdi V6 DIESEL

CITROËN’S NEW 3.0hdi V6 DIESEL

Citroën has released first details of an advanced 3.0HDi V6 240hp engine to be introduced to the C5 and C6 ranges later this summer. The unit is the most powerful production engine in the history of the Marque. It delivers the neat trick of offering more power and improved performance, […]