Even if Subaru is quite busy developing their next hybrid-engine in cooperation with Toyota, the first to arrive on the market will be the diesel engines. Europe gets diesels next year and later onn the US market.
The guys from Carscoop put their hands on an internal Volkswagen document addressed to VW dealers in Europe and they found out the launch date of three important models: Scirroco, Golf VI and next-generation Polo.
Motor Trend named the Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV its 2008 Sport/Utility of the Year™. Beating one of the toughest fields in recent memory, the CX-9 was, according to MOTOR TREND editor in chief, Angus MacKenzie, the judges’ unanimous decision. It topped 11 other contenders.
The Ariel Atom managed to win again the title of the fastest car in the world on the 0-100 mph - 0 sprint. Autocar took 29 of the hottest cars in the world, and Ariel Atom managed a record time of 11.35 seconds.
The Jaguar C-XF Concept was voted the 2007 North American Production Preview Vehicle of the Year by the South East Automotive Media Organization (SEAMO). "The C-XF reinterprets Jaguar’s traditional ’grace, space, pace’ in a fresh, original new way – which is no easy task. And, all without a sign of [retrospective design]." The awards recognize the C-XF as the most likely vehicle to shape the future of the automobile industry. With more than two dozen professional automotive journalists from (...) More
Today Porsche added a new award to the companies long list: the Targa 4 was awarded "Best of the Best" by the Red Dot Design Museum of the North-Rhine Westfalian Design Centre. This supreme award in one of the largest and most outstanding design contests in the world is presented by an international jury only to absolute top products acknowledged as “ground-breakers in their specific area.“ Out of more than 2,500 products entered, a mere 43 received this supreme stamp of quality, the (...) More
The Chevrolet Volt concept was awarded today the 2007 North American Specialty Concept Vehicle of the Year and the Most Significant Concept Vehicle of the Year at an awards ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn. The Holden EFIJY won the 2007 North American Concept Car of the Year Award. The North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards is at its seix edition and recognize those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. Bob Boniface, director, GM (...) More