July 13, 2013

Simon Thomas to take over as Global Head of Marketing for Volkswagen Group AG

Simon Thomas, 53, will take over responsibility for Marketing for the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand from September 1, 2013. He succeeds Jurgen Stackmann, 51, who became Chairman of Seat S.A. on May 1, 2013. In his

Mercedes-Benz UK announces Andy Williamson, Chief Financial Officer to move to Daimler Group services Madrid

With effect from October 1, 2013, Andy Williamson, Chief Financial Officer, Mercedes-Benz UK will be continuing to develop his career within Daimler as the Director of Shared Services International and Head of the Daimler Group Services Madrid S.A.


Nickelodeon and Toyota create SpongeBob SquarePants-Inspired 2014 Toyota Highlander

Nickelodeon and Toyota are making this the best summer ever for SpongeBob fans with the creation of the first SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired vehicle. The SpongeBob 2014 Toyota Highlander will feature a custom SpongeBob-themed exterior and an interior design

Nissan announces new Mobility Assist Program for new vehicles

Nissan announced the introduction of Nissan Mobility Assist, which aims to support the mobility needs of physically disabled customers. Nissan will offer up to a $1,000 reimbursement to have qualifying adaptive equipment installed on new Nissan vehicles to

First 'steer-by-wire' Infiniti Q50 brings car steering into the 21st century

Drivers of Infiniti's all-new mid-size premium car will be the first to benefit from electronic steer-by-wire technology, inspired by latest jet aircraft technology, when the Q50 hits the roads later in 2013.

Direct Adaptive Steering, standard on certain models in the

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia reaches one-million US-built vehicles milestone

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) celebrated the one-millionth vehicle - a snow white pearl 2014 Sorento SXL - rolled-off the assembly line at the West Point, Ga. automobile manufacturing facility.

Representing an initial investment of $1-billion, mass production

Bentley trainees raise nearly £9,000 for Crewe-based charities

A group of trainees from Bentley Motors have successfully donated both time and money to a number of special projects for Crewe-based charities over the last 12 months.

The industrial placement students, apprentices and graduates have collectively raised

Renault Retail Group appoints Len Curran as Director, European Operations

Renault Retail Group (RRG), Renault's wholly owned distribution network, has appointed Len Curran as Director, European Operations.

Len will take control of RRG's, Renault, Nissan and Dacia sites in Europe. The region covers 85 sites across 12 countries

Opel/Vauxhall to produce Mokka in GM's Zaragoza (Spain) plant in 2014

Production of the Opel/Vauxhall Mokka is coming to Europe. GM's plant in Zaragoza (Spain) will start producing the successful small SUV in the second half of 2014. GM and Opel/Vauxhall leadership made this joint decision because of the high demand for the vehicle

Top 4 most advanced cars today...

How do you define the most advanced cars available? Some can be praised due to their hybrid engine technology and fuel efficiency, while others combine a wide range of different features to provide high-tech driving. From luxury models through to electric cars, it's

July 12, 2013

Volkswagen's 313 mpg car XL1 makes UK debut

Volkswagen's futuristic XL1, the world's most fuel-efficient production hybrid car, took to the streets of the London.

The two-seat diesel-electric hybrid, which achieves a fuel consumption figure of 313 mpg while emitting just 21 g/km of carbon dioxide, turned heads

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