Mercedes retains world’s best-selling luxury car brand position
MERCEDES-BENZ has again emerged world’s best-selling luxury car brand for the third consecutive month in September, surpassing BMW and Audi as demand for coupe like SUVs helped its sales grow twice as fast as its competitors.
Volvo launches ‘drive me’ for safe, ease drive experience
VOLVO has released a new autonomous driving interface called IntelliSafe Auto Pilot to enable driver transfer and regain control of their vehicles. Also known as drive me, Volvo claimed that the innovation was industry’s most advanced and easy-to-use interfaces, adding that development would provide a safe and seamless transition between traditional driving and autonomous driving.…
Porsche 911 showcases class with turbo engine
FOLLOWING confirmation that turbocharged engine will be fitted to its 911 Carrera and Carrera S models, Porsche has said the engine will be doing duty in the four-wheel-drive versions With fundamental details unchanged from the two-wheel-drive applications, the Carrera 4 has 370 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque, with the Carrera 4S receiving a mild…
Toyota, BMW, Mercedes-Benz emerge world’s most valuable auto brand in 2015
THE latest yearly Interbrand survey of global brands has revealed Toyota, BMW and Mercedes-Benz as first three world’s most valuable auto brand in 2015. While Toyota finished sixthseeing its estimated brand value rose 16 per cent to US$49.04 billion sliding behind Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and IBM, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on number 11 and…
BMW offers luxury, technology in 2016 M4-GTS
THE upcoming higher-performance version of the M4—the M4 GTS maybe another high-powered derivative for collectors, offering a special edition with deal of technology showcase. The M4 GTS features two industry firsts: a water-injection system designed to sharply increase power, and OLED (organic LED) taillights, a technology that will underscore BMW’s charge forward in lighting technology.…
All-new Ford Everest 2016 matches technology, luxury with rugged capability
FORD Motor has unveiled its 2016 Everest; a Sport Utility Vehicle designed from the ground up with the durability to take on the most inhospitable environments with rugged off-road capability, exceptional ride quality and dynamic handling.
U.S. official lauds AutoNation on quality service
THE Commercial Attaché, United States of America Embassy, Olga Ford, has lauded the management of AutoNation Automotive Sales and Service centre for its quality of services to motorists.
MG 5 offers hatchback in mid-size car segment
THERE may be more to desire not only from its rich historical heritage of over 90 years but its success with the introduction of Hi-tech petrol and diesel engines across variants; the new MG 5 has shown.
Admiralty Motors opens new workshop for after-sales services
Moved by the need to improve on its after sales services, Chief Executive Officer of Admiralty Motors, Maryann Chukwueke, has said her organisation’s newly 30 bay work stations will go a long way to give car users premium value for their money as well as raise the standard of the sector to meet up with global benchmark.
Toyota sets standard with 2016 Prius hybrid
TOYOTA has unveiled its new 2016 Prius which may be facing uptight competition than the outgoing model with its global benchmark for hybrids.
NHTSA ends investigation into Ford’s power-steering crisis
NATIONAL Highway Traffic Safety ` Administration has announced that the investigation into about 848,600 Ford vehicles for loss of power steering has ended. NHTSA, which had been investigating the 2010-12 Ford Fusion, 2010-12 Lincoln MKZ and 2010-11 Mercury Milan with electric power assisted steering, closed the investigation Thursday. The first-generation power-steering system, manufactured by TRW…
Nissan fortifies 2015 Altima for efficiency
THE 2015 Nissan Altima has been fortified to deliver excellent fuel economy and enhance a rare blend of comfort and exceptional capacity that compares to most premium sedans. Described as stylish, bold and aggressive with long body lines that distinguish the Japanese engineered sedan from rivals, the new Altima offers exceptional premium experiences and high…