Designer Moray Callum’s latest project at Ford wasn’t designing just another car. He was charged with making over one of the company’s most-famous nameplates: Taurus.Read more
Get used to seeing, hearing and reading about the redesigned 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, but dont look for it at the North American International Auto Show.Read more
As expected, the new, “W212” E-class, being previewed to journalists in Detroit ahead of its spring unveiling in Geneva, looks similar to the ConceptFascination design study that debuted in Paris last fall.
There was a time when the sedate, broad shouldered shape of a Mercedes-Benz sedan was synonymous with quality, durability and superior engineering. Nowadays, customers are more likely to associate reliability with the shape of a Toyota Camry, while Mercedes has pursued ever sleeker and more swooping body forms. Until now. As the brand finally emerges from its build-quality funk (it was the only European automaker to win quality awards from J.D. Power & Associates in 2008), it clearly intends to help customers recall its tank-like sedans of yore. Meet the 2010 Mercedes E-class.
Shame, the new metallic chisel-beak. Though some love the styling of the new-for-2009 Acura TL, its controversial looks appear questionable at best in many circles.Read more
Sebastien Buemi has revealed that his contract to race with the Toro Rosso team in 2009 was signed almost three weeks ago.Read more
Just as F1’s team alliance FOTA has pushed on with cost cuts, the group is now turning its attention to spicing up the spectacle of the sport.Read more
Ron Dennis has admitted he is “concerned” chiefs of the Donington Park circuit will fail in their task to organise the 2010 British grand prix.Read more
A spokeswoman for Renault has confirmed reports the French team’s new F1 car for 2009 has failed a crash test.Read more
Former Formula One driver Franck Montagny admits that his hopes are rapidly fading to obtain a regular IndyCar seat for the 2009 season but he is still targeting an Indianapolis 500 drive with Andretti-Green Racing.Read more
One would expect the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit to provide plenty of thought-provoking new technologies and head-turning designs from international and American manufacturers alike. After all, since 1989 when it was first granted its official international status, it has grown to become the premiere auto show on the continent.Read more
Jaguar is expanding the XF range for the 2010 model year with the addition of the high-performance XFR.Read more
General Motors is delaying the launch of the Chevrolet Camaro sports car by a month, without explaining why.Read more
Hyundai’s North American design chief, Joel Piaskowski, left the automaker on Dec. 31.Read more
The Italian sports car manufacturer first won the Brickyard seventy years ago, and in celebration, it’s created the 2009 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S.
When it comes to winning marques at the Indianapolis 500, Miller and Marmon come to mind – but Maserati? Sure enough, the Italian sports car manufacturer first won at the Brickyard seventy years ago, and in celebration, it’s created the 2009 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S.
The 2009 Volvo S60 concept seeks to prove that a Volvo can be both safe and sexy.
Sleek and sexy are words that are rarely associated with Volvos. Rather, the name Volvo generally conjures up adjectives such as safe and secure. Yet, the 2009 Volvo S60 concept seeks to change that notion and instead prove that a Volvo can be both safe and sexy.
Ford Motor Co. will expand its voice-activated Sync information service globally beginning in Europe in 2010.Read more
As a package, it isn’t anything stellar, but it’s perfectly acceptable for those who just need to commute and haul a family around.
The XL7 is a perfectly adequate crossover in the same way an Equator is a perfectly adequate truck. The XL7 isn’t a very luxurious vehicle, but it does everything most families will need and the price can be quite reasonable.
New vehicle sales in the Philippines declined by 18.5% year-on-year in December to 9,885 units, according to figures released by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (Campi).Read more