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2014 Volvo XC60 in Detail <span>· Video</span>
2014 Volvo XC60 in Detail · Video

13 Nov 2013, 09:26 UTC / New design and dynamism has been added to the cluster of Volvo 60 models, and today the Swedish automaker has detailed the XC60 for the 2014 model year. Looking more chic than ever, this SUV gain...

 
Mandatory Reversing Cameras Will  Make Sales of Automotive LCDs to Double by 2016
Mandatory Reversing Cameras Will Make Sales of Automotive LCDs to Double by 2016

21 Jan 2013, 09:17 UTC / LCD screens demand has been steadily rising over the last few years, as more and more cars are coming equipped with clever satnav and infotainment systems, as well s digital gauge clusters and speci...

 
Turbocharged V6 Formula 1 Engines to Retain Trademark Sound
Turbocharged V6 Formula 1 Engines to Retain Trademark Sound

14 Jan 2013, 08:43 UTC / Noise, emissions and fuel efficiency constraints have forced Formula 1 officials to change engine rules, and force all teams to use turbocharged V6 engines, instead of the naturally-aspirated V8 uni...

 
Bugatti to Keep Building Veyron Grand Sport Through 2014
Bugatti to Keep Building Veyron Grand Sport Through 2014

11 Jan 2013, 09:32 UTC / Despite rumors of a new model being on its way, Bugatti has announced that it will keep building the Veyron Grand Sport, and while it has not been specified how long it will go on, production is exp...

 
Range of Smart Vehicles Set to Grow Along With the New Generation
Range of Smart Vehicles Set to Grow Along With the New Generation

28 Dec 2012, 15:28 UTC / When the first Smart burst onto the European scene, its range consisted of one single model, and since then, we have gotten the Coupe, the Roadster and the ForFour. Now, the range is set to grow fur...

 
Rear-View Cameras May Be Added to the List of Mandatory Safety Kit in 2014
Rear-View Cameras May Be Added to the List of Mandatory Safety Kit in 2014

18 Dec 2012, 10:31 UTC / Rear-view cameras are becoming increasingly common on most new cars, and while they are not standard yet, they may very well be as of 2014. Apparently, as many as 300 people die every year in the US...

 
GM Trembles – Ford to Reveal All-New F-150 Pickup in Detroit
GM Trembles – Ford to Reveal All-New F-150 Pickup in Detroit

16 Dec 2012, 13:47 UTC / GM has barely revealed its two new trucks, the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra, and Ford, their arch-rival in the sector, is already trying to attract some attention for themselves. The...

 
Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro to Get Four-Cylinder Turbo as Base Engine
Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro to Get Four-Cylinder Turbo as Base Engine

13 Dec 2012, 13:38 UTC / The base engine for most American ‘muscle cars’ has always been a decently-potent V6 unit, which can still move the car with relative ease, yet it still left room for the higher-powered ...

 
Roewe Developing Crossover Based on MG Icon Platform
Roewe Developing Crossover Based on MG Icon Platform

10 Dec 2012, 14:52 UTC / Chinese automaker Roewe is reportedly working on its very own small SUV/crossover, for both the Chinese and the European markets. It will be underpinned by a derivative of the platform used for the ...

 
Mazda CX-3 Crossover Coming in 2014
Mazda CX-3 Crossover Coming in 2014

6 Dec 2012, 11:52 UTC / Mazda’s CX-5 crossover has been praised by all the automotive journalists who have had a chance to have a go in it. With great handling, efficient engines and good performance, all courtesy of...

 
Rumors of D-Segment Rear-Wheel-Driven Alfa Romeo Resurface
Rumors of D-Segment Rear-Wheel-Driven Alfa Romeo Resurface

4 Dec 2012, 16:28 UTC / This isn`t the first time we’ve reported the possibility of Alfa Romeo making their D-Segment car, possibly called the Giulia, rear-wheel driven. However, if the information we previously quot...

 
Japanese Build 500 KM/H Mag-Lev Train Prototypes
Japanese Build 500 KM/H Mag-Lev Train Prototypes

29 Nov 2012, 13:36 UTC / The Japanese have announced the construction of several prototypes for mag-lev (magnetic levitation) trains, which can reportedly reach a top speed of 500 km/h (311 mph). They will pave the way ...

 
Renault Announces Tata Nano Competitor
Renault Announces Tata Nano Competitor

28 Nov 2012, 16:14 UTC / Back in 2008, before the Tata Nano was launched and nobody knew that it would not sell very well, Renault announced that it was developing a competitor for it. However, after seeing that it didn`t d...

 
Porsche to Woo American Customers With Private Atlanta Test Track
Porsche to Woo American Customers With Private Atlanta Test Track

28 Nov 2012, 15:05 UTC / Porsche makes some great drivers’ cars, and in fact, all the cars they make are an excellent drive. However, whenever prospective customers want to take a car out for a test drive, they usuall...

 
Refreshed US Ford Fiesta Gains 125 HP 1.0-Liter EcoBoost
Refreshed US Ford Fiesta Gains 125 HP 1.0-Liter EcoBoost

28 Nov 2012, 08:25 UTC / American buyers of the Ford Fiesta will now be able to order their cars with the Blue Oval’s excellent three-pot 1.0-liter EcoBoost powerplant (which traveled to LA in a suitcase), which, unti...

 
2014 Chevy Impala MyLink Infotainment System to be Fully-Customizable
2014 Chevy Impala MyLink Infotainment System to be Fully-Customizable

27 Nov 2012, 15:15 UTC / It is odd how your Android phone or iPhone works so much better than any of the touchscreen systems fitted to production cars. The systems used for automotive applications usually lack processing po...

 
Infiniti to Sell Vehicles in Brazil as of 2014
Infiniti to Sell Vehicles in Brazil as of 2014

26 Nov 2012, 15:05 UTC / After setting up a ‘permanent base’ in China, Infiniti is eyeing another fast-growing market - Brazil. The South American country’s economy is going up, and along with it, the dema...

 
Next Renault Twingo to Be Rear-Wheel Drive
Next Renault Twingo to Be Rear-Wheel Drive

26 Nov 2012, 14:19 UTC / In sharing its platform with Mercedes’ next Smart ForTwo, the Renault Twingo will also inherit that car’s rear-wheel drive layout. They are developing a common platform, called Edison, w...

 
All-Green Formula E Buys 42 Racecars
All-Green Formula E Buys 42 Racecars

19 Nov 2012, 12:44 UTC / Formula E, the new zero-emissions racing series, for which McLaren will be supplying the electric drivetrains, has just announced the purchase of 42 EV racecars, from the company which makes them, S...

 
Jaguar-Land Rover and Chery to Invest $1.75-Billion in New China Plant
Jaguar-Land Rover and Chery to Invest $1.75-Billion in New China Plant

19 Nov 2012, 09:44 UTC / Jaguar-Land Rover and Chery Automobile Co. have announced that they will be investing a total of $1.75-billion / €1.7-billion in their new plant, which will be built somewhere in eastern China....