June 02, 2012

Volvo Car Corporation to develop active safety systems at new test facility

An entirely new test facility for active car safety is all set to play an important role for Volvo Car Corporation's continued leadership in the field of safety. The facility will be built and operated by the company Active Safety Test Area AB - ASTA.

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VTG technology for Le Mans success

Audi relies on a highly efficient engine concept in the R18. The interaction between the merely 3.7-litre V6 TDI unit with an unusually designed single turbocharger and VTG technology is both complex and intriguing. It gives the Audi factory drivers optimum opportunities to

Skoda 2012 bicycles in ‘racing look’

Skoda Auto has unveiled its 2012 cycling sport offering. Skoda cycles and matching sports wear show an exclusive ‘racing’ design for the season. This echoes the appearance of Skoda Motorsport’s successful works team.

The new bicycle range for the year 2012

Daimler Commercial Vehicles impress during extensive test drive

Daimler’s US commercial vehicle subsidiary Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) once again demonstrates its innovative strength in the field of environmentally friendly technologies: In Washington D.C. – in the presence of US government representatives

Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost sets 16 world speed records

It’s just a few months since the Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost went on sale and already it has gained many admirers for its fuel efficiency.

But now the 125 ps Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost also proved its surprising performance by setting 16 Federation Internationale

By the sustainable numbers: A look at the 2013 Ford Fusion

When Ford’s all-new Fusion hits America’s highways this fall, it will carry some unexpected materials beneath its aerodynamically fuel-efficient body:
> Denim material equivalent to slightly more than two average-sized pairs of blue jeans
> 38.9 clear plastic

Unimog U 20 in the old town in Budapest

They are now an everyday sight in the Hungarian capital of Budapest: since October 2011, 21 Unimog U 20 models from Mercedes-Benz have been operating in the district of Buda, in the pedestrian zones in the city centre and on the pedestrian pathways

Nissan GT-R and multi world record holder Usain Bolt headline new Nissan global brand campaign

Triple Olympic gold medalist and multi world record holder Usain Bolt can run 100 m in 9.58 seconds. He also discovered that when driving the Nissan GT-R that he can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds. So the Olympic gold medalist and world's fastest man

June 01, 2012

Nilsson, Tibblin and Hallman honoured by Husqvarna

During the ASI Motocross Show in Imola, Husqvarna Motorcycles has honoured some of the champions who gave fame to Husqvarna Motocross bikes around the world.

Bill Nilsson, Rolf Tibblin and Torsten Hallman are three of the most famous Swedish riders who,

Ford Ka highest-ranked city car in German 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Study

Ford Ka ranked highest in the city car category of the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Germany Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study (VOSS). Ka achieved a satisfaction rating of 78.9 per cent, or 789 on the VOSS index, across categories for quality and reliability,

Nissan NA sales increase 20.5 per cent in May

Nissan North America, Inc. reported May US sales of 91,794 units versus 76,148 units a year earlier, up 20.5 per cent. Nissan Division sales increased 16.4 per cent for the month at 81,202 units. Sales of Infiniti vehicles were up 65.8 per cent over the prior year, to

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