• Electric Car Sales Lack Vital Spark

    UK sales of electric cars have yet to take off, according to various sources. The Guardian reports that sales of new electric cars dropped from 397 units in 2007 to a scanty 55 units in 2009. This is a fall eight times greater than the… Continue reading »

  • Mazda Fleet Sales into Edinburgh

    Eastern Western Motor Group, a family-owned concern based in Scotland, has opened Western Mazda, a new dealership just a mile from Princes Street in Edinburgh. Mazda has been increasing its focus on fleet sales, expanding its Business Development Programme, which was launched earlier this year,… Continue reading »

  • Porsche Panamera Diesel confirmed, available in the second half of 2011

    In an interview with Germany's Westfalen-Blatt, Porsche CEO Matthias Müller has confirmed the company will launch a diesel-powered Panamera in the second half of 2011. One of the key reasons behind this decision was the success of the Cayenne diesel that has been available since… Continue reading »

  • Hyundai-Kia outpace Toyota in European car sales

    Toyota is no longer the European car buyers favorite Asian automaker. Hyundai-Kia have surpassed the Japanese automaker, by selling 521,369 vehicles in the first 10 months of 2010. Toyota sales for the same period, including Lexus was 511,754 vehicles. “Hyundai and Kia have clearly benefited… Continue reading »

  • Trident-Tested Partners in Paris

    Dateline 17th November 2010 and two sexy brands are at play. At the Motor Village, Paris, the Fiat Group's brand point on the Champs Elysses, motor mogul Maserati and coutourier Paco Rabanne came together for an outstanding VIP evening. At the door, the brand new… Continue reading »

  • Ford's October 2010 sales storm ahead

    Ford's lead in the UK marketplace has been reinforced up to October 2010, according to figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). The company led car sales in October, with 16,344 new registrations, making a total registration count of 246,770 for the… Continue reading »

  • Some Like It Hot: The 335 horsepower Audi RS3 Sportback

    What has 335 brake horsepower from a turbocharged 2.5-litre engine, stands third in line to the hot hatch crown, can hit 62mph in 4.6 seconds and gives you a respectable 31mpg? It's the recently-unveiled Audi RS3, due here in April 2011. Out-horsepowered only by the… Continue reading »

  • Video: Jay Leno drives the Jaguar C-X75 concept

    American talk show host, Jay Leno is known for his passion about cars and it is not surprising when he gets to drive cars, that most motoring journalists can't get their hands on. Recently Mr. Leno got a chance to drive the new Jaguar C-X75… Continue reading »

  • Pagani vs Lamborghini: Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (Video)

    Electronic Arts has released a new trailer from the Need for Speed video game series, where a Pagani Zonda Cinque is chased by a Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Police cruiser and a helicopter. Italian supercars in the video are driven by stunt drivers Marc Hennerici and… Continue reading »

  • Branson loses F1 bet, will work as air hostess on AirAsia flight

    Richard Branson and AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes laid down a bet at the beginning of the season, whereby the losing F1 team principal would serve as a flight attendant on the other's airline. Lotus Racing finished 10th wile the Virgin Racing came finished last (12th).… Continue reading »

  • Audi unveils RS 3 Sportback with 335bhp (Video)

    Under the bonnet is a 2.5-litre five-cylinder petrol turbo engine, also found in the TT RS, that produces 335bhp and 332 lb-ft of torque. This ultimate hatchback features permanent quattro all-wheel drive and a seven-speed S tronic double-clutch gearbox with steering wheel paddles. 0-62 mph… Continue reading »

  • Land Rover launches Discovery 4 'Landmark' Limited Editions

    New Land Rover Discovery 4 'Landmark' Limited Editions feature unique Santorini Black or Fuji White colour schemes. Interior leather comes in either Ebony or for the first time in Discovery Ivory. Other styling highlights are Santorini black finish grille, roof rails, 20-inch 5-spoke alloys and… Continue reading »

  • 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet debuts in LA

    Nissan is calling Murano CrossCabriolet, “the world’s first all-wheel-drive crossover convertible”. Nissan engineers cut the roof off the Murano SUV, shortened the body, removed rear doors and created a 4WD crossover convertible that seats four. Power for the Murano CrossCabriolet comes from a 265bhp 3.5-litre… Continue reading »

  • Toyota debuts RAV4 EV prototype at Los Angeles Auto Show (Video)

    Toyota has unveiled the second generation RAV4 EV prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The RAV4 EV is jointly created with Tesla Motors, who was responsible for building and supplying the battery, as well as other related parts. To distinguish it from the standard… Continue reading »

  • Porsche Cayman R revealed - more power, less weight

    The Cayman R is 55 kilograms lighter and with ten horsepower more than the Cayman S. Power comes from a tuned 3.4-litre six-cylinder engine developing 325bhp. When equipped with the standard six-speed manual gearbox, it takes 5.0 seconds to reach 62 mph. With the option… Continue reading »

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