June 30, 2014

Yamaha India launches FZ Version 2.0 and FZ-S Version 2.0

Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. launched 2 new models to comprise its FZ deries. The new models FZ Version 2.0 and FZ-S Version 2.0 are mounted with a newly designed air-cooled 149 cc 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder fuel-injected engine on a lightweight frame

June 28, 2014

Aston Martin unveils virtual DP-100 racer for Gran Turismo 6

Aston Martin is unveiling an exceptional new addition to the hugely popular PlayStation 3 exclusive racing game Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) in the shape of the stunning Design Prototype 100 - DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo.

Developed in-house by the Design team at Aston

McLaren GT unveils latest generation 650S GT3 at Festival of Speed

In the grounds of the famous Goodwood Estate, McLaren GT has confirmed first details of the McLaren 650S GT3 - the latest generation track-focused racer which will contest GT3 championships across the globe from the 2015 season. Building on the highly successful

June 27, 2014

An educational game to raise children's awareness of road safety

The 'Safety and Mobility for All' program has been expanded this year with a new educational section - a serious game for children ages seven to twelve years. It is designed to be played at home with the family as well as in the classroom or in extra-curricular activities

World's most energy efficient production vehicle Volkswagen XL1 hits London @ £98,515

Volkswagen has announced pricing for its record-breaking XL1 model, the world's most energy efficient production vehicle, which is now available to UK customers at £98,515 (RRP OTR).

A total production run of around 200 XL1s are being built at Volkswagen's Osnabruck

Ford reveals new Focus ST at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The 2015 Ford Focus ST makes its global debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom.

"Since its debut, Focus ST has been bringing our fun-to-drive DNA to the hot hatch segment with a uniquely Ford blend of driving dynamics, performance and

Peugeot unveils the 208 GTi 30th anniversary limited edition at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Peugeot unveiled the 208 GTi 30th anniversary limited edition on the occasion of the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. 30 years after the 205 GTi, Peugeot reinterprets the iconic GTi in a more radical version of the 208 GTi.

The 208 GTi 30th delivers a more intense

Mercedes-Benz sculpture unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Central Feature at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed - the sculpture soaring 26 metres over Goodwood House, weighing 160-tonnes and measuring 90 metres in length - has been unveiled in spectacular style by Lord March and Head of Mercedes-Benz

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler expand cooperation with new plant in Mexico

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG are significantly expanding their cooperation with joint development of premium compact vehicles and joint production in Mexico.

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche announced

Infiniti Decherd Powertrain Plant begins production of 2.0L turbo engines

Infiniti began production at the Infiniti Decherd Powertrain Plant, a partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG. The first engine to be assembled at the all-new facility is a 2.0-litre turbocharged gasoline 4-cylinder developed by Daimler.

Seat hires first 45 apprentices of dual Vocational Training programme

Seat held the graduation ceremony for the first-class of apprentices trained with the company's new dual Vocational Training model. The 45 graduates, who have successfully completed the three-year course of studies of Middle Grade vocational training, will join the

June 26, 2014

Detroit Electric to launch world's fastest production EV in Europe and Asia

Detroit Electric is back with an all-new, pure electric sportscar, a new production facility and a highly-experienced new team that will develop a range of high-performance pure EVs.

The brand's first product, the lightweight, limited-edition SP:01 sportscar, will be the

Chargemaster installs its 10,000th public and commercial EV charging point

Chargemaster, the UK's largest provider of electric vehicle charging points, has installed its 10,000th public and commercial unit, marking a significant milestone in the company's five year history.

The charging point has been installed on behalf of Leicester City Council

Fashion Studio by Mercedes-Benz commits fashion at Bikini Berlin

With the Fashion Studio by Mercedes-Benz is establishing a unique platform at Bikini Berlin from July 3-22, 2014, to show how designers, students and fashionistas from around the world can come together to share their creative talents and ideas.

BMW Plant Chennai rolls-out the all-new BMW X5

The BMW Plant Chennai will roll-out the all-new BMW X5. Initial deliveries of the all-new BMW X5 in India will commence by June end.

The all-new BMW X5 was launched on May 29, 2014 in Pune. The BMW X5 xDrive30d is locally produced at BMW Plant Chennai in diesel

Land Rover announces changes to the UK PR office

Land Rover UK announces the appointment of Kim Palmer to Land Rover UK PR Manager effective July 1, 2014. The move follows the promotion of Lucy Reynolds to Head of PR for Global Business.

Kim joined Land Rover in 2011 as Senior Press Officer, UK and will

Nissan starts production of new look Juke for Europe

Boasting fresh design features and packed with extra technology, Nissan's new and improved Juke is now in production for Europe.

"The launch of the new Juke further strengthens Nissan's command of the crossover market. With a new Qashqai and now

Chrysler Group announces US$ 63-million investment in Warren Stamping Plant

Chrysler Group confirmed that it would invest US$ 63-million in its Warren Stamping Plant (Mich.) to expand capacity at the facility. The announcement comes following the Warren City Council's approval in May of the Company's tax abatement request.

The investment

Cian O'Brien joins Audi UK as new Head of Sales Operations

Cian O'Brien is to join Audi UK as its new Head of Sales Operations on September 1, 2014. The 36-year-old native of Cork succeeds Paul Sansom, who has been promoted to the role of Managing Director of Audi South Africa.

Cian moves to this new Milton Keynes-based

Ford unveils all-new Edge SUV in Europe

Ford revealed the all-new Edge, a high-tech Smart Utility Vehicle (SUV) that will go on sale across Europe for the first time in 2015.

The all-new Edge has been designed from the ground up to be visually athletic and to meet high expectations for quality in Europe and around

All-new Ford Transit makes debut in US and Canada with industry's only five-row side-curtain airbag

The all-new Ford Transit 15-passenger wagon makes its debut in the United States and Canada with the industry's only five-row side-curtain airbag.

Part of Ford Motor Company's Safety Canopy System, this jumbo airbag is designed to help provide enhanced

June 25, 2014

Qoros 3 Hatch goes on sale in China at a starting price of RMB 119,900

Qoros announced the China pricing and specification levels for its second series production model, the Qoros 3 Hatch. The dynamic new hatchback is now available to order through Qoros dealers nationwide.

The five-star Euro NCAP rated Hatch is available with a choice of four trim levels

Audi opens one of the brand's largest showroom in US

Audi announced the grand opening of Audi Denver, a new state-of-the-art dealership for the Denver, Colorado area. The dealership boasts a spacious main showroom as well as an Audi Certified Pre-Owned vehicle showroom, which Audi Denver has also made available

Production begins for 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth with new automatic transmission at Toluca plant

The high-performance 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, now offering an optional six-speed automatic transmission, begins production at Toluca Assembly Plant in Toluca, Mexico.

The Abarth's optional six-speed automatic transmission, new

Chrysler Group appoints Ben Winter as Head of Product Planning

Chrysler Group LLC announced Ben Winter was appointed NAFTA Head of Product Planning, effective immediately, filling a previously announced personnel move. In this position, Winter is responsible for research and planning of all future vehicles in the North

June 24, 2014

General Motors names Cathy Clegg to Lead North America Manufacturing

General Motors appointed Cathy Clegg as North America Manufacturing Vice-President, effective July 1, 2014. She will lead a team of more than 74,000 employees with responsibility for 55 facilities including assembly, stamping, powertrain and

Self drive Mercedes-Benz @ Rs. 900

Mercedes-Benz India in association with Carzonrent announced India's first luxury self drive concept under the brand 'Myles'. This will offer young Indian travelers a self-driving experience of Mercedes-Benz with their friends, family and loved ones.

The association initially

Renault launches limited series for Megane and Scenic ranges

Renault launched its first special edition for this summer. Packed with a host of extras, including panoramic sun-roof and extra tinted windows and tailgate, a new 'Limited' version is now available to order across the Megane and Scenic ranges.

The new versions score on a number

Volvo starts production of the new V60 Polestar at Torslanda plant

The first Volvo V60 Polestar cars have left the Volvo Torslanda factory plant on their way to customers around the world as production has begun.

"We are very happy to see the first ever complete production cars from Polestar be built in the Volvo factory. It is a satisfying

June 23, 2014

Harrison Custom Guitar Works unveils ultra-exclusive limited edition 'Alfa Romeo' guitar @ £4,000

Harrison Custom Guitar Works based in Yorkshire (UK) has created an ultra-exclusive electric guitar inspired by Alfa Romeo's design and heritage. The 'Alfa Romeo', is a completely custom-made design that draws inspiration from the style, materials and technology of the

Seat announces Leon X-Perience - driving fun on all roads

The most beautiful estate car in its class is ready to hit new places. The new Seat Leon X-Perience with permanent four-wheel drive and all-road equipment offers driving fun whichever route you choose. The newest member of the Leon line-up combines emotional

Caterham launches first race series in South America

Caterhams foothold in South America has strengthened after launching its first race series in the region in partnership with its new Colombian dealership.

The British sportscar maker has agreed a 21-car grid for the new Caterham Superlight R300 series, with the first

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK appoints Carl Zu Dohna as new Brand Director

Carl zu Dohna has been appointed as Brand Director for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, with effect from September 1, 2014.  He succeeds Alex Smith, who assumes the position of Brand Director for Volkswagen Passenger Cars.

Dohna, 44, is a sales and

June 22, 2014

Heritage Motor Centre all set to host the biggest Rally of old Fords in UK

Hundreds of old Fords will once again converge at the Heritage Motor Centre when it hosts the sixth Old Ford Rally with the Ford Y&C Club. The show will take place on July 27, 2014, is the biggest Rally of old Fords in the UK and expected to showcase over 500 vehicles.

June 21, 2014

Yokohama India launches off-road Mud-Terrain tyres under Geolandar series

Yokohama India has introduced Mud-Terrain (M/T+) tyres in it's Geolandar series. Specifically designed for serious off-roading, the Geolandar M/T+ are well-equipped to deflect lateral impacts during extreme conditions.

Designed for high performance and

Maserati sponsors one of the world's most exclusive yacht clubs

Luxury Italian car manufacturer Maserati has announced a partnership with the Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM). Set in the fabulous location of Monaco Marina the two brands share a strong passion for premium excellence and high performance both on

June 20, 2014

MV Agusta invests in racing and takes over Superbike and Supersport Team

Giovanni Castiglioni, Chairman & President, MV Agusta, and Alexander Yakhnich, Chairman, Yakhnich Motorsport, have signed an agreement which stipulates that MV Agusta Motor S.p.A. will take over all operations of the team currently competing in the

June 19, 2014

Harley-Davidson reveals its first electric motorcycle 'Project LiveWire'

Innovation, meet heritage. Today, Harley-Davidson reveals Project LiveWire – the first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle.

In keeping with the company's customer-led product development approach, starting next week select consumers across the country will be able

Brammo adds Brammo Newport Beach to its dealer network for Southern California

Brammo, Inc. announce the appointment of Brammo Newport Beach as their latest dealer for Southern California. This appointment will ensure that Orange County motorcyclists will now have easy access to Brammo electric motorcycles.

"I believe

Scania announces winners of 2014 Scania China Truck Driver Competition

With two steady hands on the wheel, Feng Xing Ming took home the first of five regional finals in Chinas Scania Driver Competition. Feng's efforts to constantly become a better and safer professional driver have been inspired by his experiences on some of the world's most

Alessandro Zanardi back in the cockpit of the BMW Z4 GT3

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (IT) has continued his preparation for his next races in the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series. He got back into the cockpit of his BMW Z4 GT3 and completed two days of testing at the Slovakia Ring near Bratislava (SK). The 47-year-old

Mercedes-Benz starts production of new C-class in the USA

Mercedes-Benz has started production of the new Mercedes-Benz C-class at its US plant in Tuscaloosa/Alabama. With this, the third location in the global C-class production network has begun manufacturing. The new C-class sedan is made for

Rainforest Challenge India 2014 all set to vroom in Goa

The first edition of the Rainforest Challenge (RFC) India will be held in Goa from August 8-14, 2014. With participants signing up from all over India and the world.

RFC is counted among the top 10 toughest motor races in the world. Adapted from the mother event that

June 18, 2014

Renault to unveil Sport Trophy show car at Moscow International Automobile Salon

Renault Sport Technologies' latest creation, the Renault Sport Trophy show car, will shortly be unveiled. Boasting a uniquely stunning design - the first indication of its exceptional performance - the car will be unveiled at the Moscow International Automobile Salon

Skoda launches new 2014 Bicycle Range – broadest and best collection ever

Skoda's model campaign continues through the expansion of the brand's range of bicycles - Skoda's 2014 bicycle range now has three new additions. The selection ranges from junior bikes, mountain bikes and trekking bikes to an electric bike. The new additions to this

Ford launches twin tone Fiesta Zetec S Red/Black Edition @ £15,995

Meet the new Ford Fiesta Zetec S Red and Black Edition twins - two new Fiestas that combine head-turning looks, unexpected performance and excellent fuel efficiency.

Available to order now and in dealerships from September, the Fiesta Zetec S Red/Black Editions

Nile Engineering is the new authorised distributor for Fiat and Alfa Romeo

Fiat Chrysler Egypt announces the conclusion of an agreement with Nile Engineering which allows all Fiat and Alfa Romeo customers to receive assistance with their cars and get spare parts and periodic follow-ups at all of Nile Engineering's state-of-the-art service

Kia Soul EV achieves TÜV Nord Life Cycle Assessment certificate

The Kia Soul EV has become the latest model from the Korean brand to earn important certification for its outstanding whole-life environmental credentials.

TÜV Nord, an independent technical inspection organisation, has certified the new Kia Soul EV according

Pembrey to train F1 stars of tomorrow with new Carlin Academy

Pembrey's role in shaping the future of international motor sport has taken another step forward with the announcement that ultra-successful single-seater outfit Carlin is to launch a new young driver academy at the popular south Wales circuit.

Boasting an unrivalled pedigree

Suzuki announces special edition GSR750Z @ £7,399

Suzuki has announced details of a new special edition GSR750, with the factory-built 'Z' model available in dealerships now.

Derived from the iconic GSX-R750 machine, the special edition GSR750 naked comes in a unique blue and white paint scheme, reminiscent of Suzuki's

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