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2006

2006


Earlier this year, April more exactly, Saturn Saturn unveiled the PreVue Concept at New York Auto Show. Now it is time for the production car to debut: the Vue will debut at the end of this month at Los Angeles Auto Show. The Vue will share architecture and some components with the Opel Antara and other vehicles, but its character and design will remain Saturn. General Motor will update its line-up with models more powerful like never before, a few more will be unveiled at Detroit Motor Show and (...)

A few weeks ago DaimlerChrysler Chrysler has announced that it will offer the 320 Bluetec into USA. Now is Audi’s and Volkswagen Volkswagen ’s turn: at Los Angeles Auto Show they are going to be presented the first diesel engines for the Us market. Also at Detroit Auto Show, in January, BMW BMW is going to present their first diesel model for the US market. The German makers hope for a crucial competition advantage the diesel engined vehicles in the USA. According to the current J.D. power study "global Outlook For (...)
Source: PM Magazine

On Decembe 1st, at Essen Motor Show, H&R -one of the biggest manufacturer of sporty chassis systems-will unveil a customized version for the Audi A4, world’s fastest A4, equipped with H&R chassis. The car is powered by a 3 liters V6 bi-turbo engine with an output of 650 hp at 7300 rpm and a maximum pick torque of 531 lbs-ft at 3800 rpm and it makes the 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds and has a top speed of 186 (...)

Volkswagen is today igniting a fireworks of superlative innovations at Auto China 2006: Three world and four China premieres will ensure that visitors to the motor show get a picture of the new Volkswagen models being offered in China in the coming years. As an exhibition highlight and world premiere Volkswagen is showing the Neeza concept, a crossover of a coupé and a station wagon, self-confident and powerful, designed for China in China! In another world premiere Europe’s most successful (...)
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One out of three cars has worn braking fluid. AutoExpress Results from Euro NCAP tests for Lexus IS. AutoBild GM prepares for Red-Tag on Saturday. AutoWeek Toyota Toyota calls back approximately 54.200 cars for engine control system failure. Internal Source Lincoln Lincoln has a new dealership – Amazon.com. DetNews Brabus Brabus - Tune It Safe! CLS Rocket Police Car available. (...)
  • One out of three cars has worn braking fluid. AutoExpress

  • Results from Euro NCAP tests for Lexus IS. AutoBild

  • GM prepares for Red-Tag on Saturday. AutoWeek

  • Toyota calls back approximately 54.200 cars for engine control system failure. Internal Source

  • Lincoln has a new dealership – Amazon.com. DetNews

  • Brabus - Tune It Safe! CLS Rocket Police Car available. TuneItSafe


Later this month, at Los Angeles Auto Show, Cadillac will unveil the DTS-L a long version for the DTS Sedan. The car will go on sale in early 2007. It will be powered by the same V8 engine from the DTS. The DTS-L is a few inches longer and features the Cadillac’s “VIP privacy” rear seating that hides passengers behind the car’s c-pillar.
Maybe there is nothing much to tell about this Concept, just maybe that is one of the ugliest things I ever seen and that it will be unveiled at Beijing Motor Show. It seems that the chinesse people are seeking to the real step carried out ahead by the local car industry in term of "quality" and originality of the products.

Aston Martin will unveil one of the most eagerly anticipated convertibles of the year when the V8 Vantage Roadster is revealed at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday 29th November. Aston Martin Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez said: "The V8 Vantage Roadster is a pure sports car, a car that heightens the senses and provides a dynamically thrilling driving experience.


Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the global reveal of an all-new concept car, Nagare (pronounced na-gah-reh), at the Greater Los Angeles International Auto Show, during a press conference at 4:05 PM on November 29, 2006. Following on the heels of three very successful and exploratory Mazda design concepts – Kabura, Sassou and Senku – from last year’s show season, Nagare is the first indication of Mazda’s future design direction. According to Mazda’s newly appointed global design (...)

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