Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today debuts the Outlander EX*1 on-road Sport Utility Vehicle at the Beijing Motor Show 2006. The show is being held from November 18 (November 21 for the general public). Also on display are the Lancer Evolution IX high-performance 4WD sports sedan that went on sale in China this October, the Mitsubishi Concept-Sportback that shows how a next-generation sportback concept car may look, and the Eclipse Spyder that is currently selling very strongly in the North American Market. In total, the company is showing 7 vehicles.
The Audi R8 and the TT Coupé are taking centre stage in the Audi brand’s line-up at the Beijing Motor Show (19/11/2006 to 27/11/2006). The dragon is the theme of the Audi stand, which also showcases the Audi A6L with two new engines, the V8 4.2 FSI and the 3.2 FSI. Another highlight of the appearances of Audi in the Chinese capital was the colourful unveiling on the eve of the motor show of the TT sculpture, weighing almost ten tonnes, in the heart of Beijing.
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The new Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is celebrating its Asian premiere in the Chinese capital at "Auto China 2006", the nation’s most important motor show this year. The impressive seven-seater premium off-roader delivers outstanding handling dynamics both on and off the road and pampers occupants with its extremely spacious accommodation and the comfort of a luxury saloon. Also being unveiled before the Beijing public is the Chinese-produced E-Class, which has now commenced production (...) > Full story
We have seen a huge rise the use of speed cameras in the UK, in fact there are more than 6000 speed cameras on active duty on UK roads and there are plans to bring in more and more, why? It has to be the £20 million they raise each year.
Nissan Motor Company today announced the launch of an all-new vehicle – the Livina Geniss – for Chinese consumers. First unveiled at the Guangzhou motorshow in July, the Livina Geniss is the first model from Nissan’s new family of global cars that will continue to drive Nissan’s growth strategy into the Chinese market. Levina Geniss will be manufactured at Huadu plant and will go on sale in November 2006.
The new flagship model in the Maybach line-up, the newly developed Maybach 62 S, is celebrating its world premiere at the Auto China 2006 international motor show in Beijing this November – a move which further expands the brand’s range of high-end luxury saloons. The "S" in the model designation stands for "Special" and draws attention to the fact that the Maybach engineers at the state-of-the-art Manufaktur workshops in Sindelfingen have incorporated features (...) > Full story
Daihatsu announced that it will exhibit the D-01 prototype, which is scheduled to go on sale in mid-2007, and other vehicles at Auto China 2006 (Beijing Motor Show). The motor show will be held from November 18 to 27 at the China International Exhibition Center and the National Agricultural Exhibition Center.
Volkswagen has revealed the Neeza concept car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The Neeza concept is a crossover between a sports coupé and an estate with an off-road appearance, and has been designed in China for China. The study combines Chinese and German design philosophies, signifying the future of new models from Shanghai Volkswagen. Produced with Chinese culture, tastes and requirements firmly in mind, it is a mix of traditional Chinese and modern European features.