Archive for 'Europe'
Posted on16. Dec, 2011 by webmestre.
Rolls-Royce 102EX (PHANTOM EXPERIMENTAL ELECTRIC) COMPLETES WORLD TOUR Goodwood, 16 December 2011 102EX (Phantom Experimental Electric), returned to the Home of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in West Sussex, England this week following completion of its global test programme. Since it was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on 1 March 2011, 102EX has undergone an intensive [...]
Posted on15. Dec, 2011 by webmestre.
Hyundai Teases Latest European Concept Car Hyundai has given a first glimpse of its new i-oniq concept car, which will preview the next evolution of the brand’s ‘fluidic sculpture’ form language. Describing the i-oniq, Thomas Bürkle, Hyundai’s European Chief Designer, said, “Two strong arched curves define the silhouette of i-oniq, creating a playful contrast between [...]
Ford Says Demand for Active Park Assist Hands-Free Parallel Parking System Double Initial Expectations
Posted on13. Dec, 2011 by webmestre.
Ford Says Demand for Active Park Assist Hands-Free Parallel Parking System Double Initial Expectations More than one third of Ford C-MAX and nearly one fifth of Focus customers choose to equip their new vehicles with Ford’s Active Park Assist feature Ford Active Park Assist scans for appropriate parking spaces and controls the vehicle’s steering to [...]
Posted on12. Dec, 2011 by webmestre.
THE NEW BENTLEY CONTINENTAL V8 RANGE New Continental GT and GTC V8 models will debut at the North American International Auto Show, Detroit (January 2012) Exceptional power-to-emissions ratio combined with classic Bentley power and torque from new 4.0 litre twin-turbo V8 engine Fulfils Bentley’s environmental commitment to a new powertrain delivering a 40 per cent [...]
Posted on07. Dec, 2011 by webmestre.
Electric car unplugged – Daimler to test inductive charging in everyday trial Project “Effizienzhaus-Plus mit Elektromobilität” combines zero-emission living and driving in Berlin Daimler is first automotive partner to provide three electric vehicles for the project sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs Berlin – Charging electric cars without an electric [...]
Posted on30. Nov, 2011 by webmestre.
The compact Audi with five doors – The Audi A1 Sportback Audi is extending the A1 family – the A1 Sportback is coming in early 2012. The five-door model is emotional and individual, communicative and youthful, sporty and efficient. The A1 Sportback hopes to build on the success of the three-door A1. Sporty and efficient, [...]
Posted on30. Nov, 2011 by webmestre.
Tokyo Motor Show 2011 – World premiere of the Cross Coupé The coupé among compact SUVs: World premiere of the Cross Coupé in Tokyo Progressive: crossover concept with innovative AWD and plug-in hybrid power train Efficient: 2.7 l/100 km and at times emission free – yet 0-100 km/h in 7 seconds Wolfsburg / Tokyo, 30 [...]
Posted on25. Nov, 2011 by webmestre.
Mazda ‘i-ELOOP’ World’s First Capacitor-Based Regenerative Braking System for Passenger Vehicles HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has developed the world’s first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system that uses a capacitor. The groundbreaking system, which Mazda calls ‘i-ELOOP’, will begin to appear in Mazda’s vehicles in 2012. In real-world driving conditions with frequent acceleration and braking, ‘i-ELOOP’ [...]
Posted on24. Nov, 2011 by webmestre.
Passat Alltrack unites passenger car and SUV worlds Passat Alltrack has higher ground clearance and new off-road design Wolfsburg, 23 November 2011 – Over the past four decades, well over 15 million Passat cars have been built. Along with its favourable all-round qualities, the success of the bestseller – which is sold on all of [...]