Honda reveals Concept D crossover
Honda has, as promised, rolled in to the Shanghai Motor Show with the Concept D. Looking like a cross between an HR-V and a Decepticon, the Concept D previews a future crossover to be offered exclusively as the Japanese automaker’s flagship model in China.
Toyota revises Avalon’s ride, styling
AN updated version of the Avalon, Toyota’s biggest sedan, arrives this fall with revised styling and a recalibrated suspension system.
Kia Motors global sales rise by 3.0 per cent in March
KIA Motors Corporation has announced that its March 2015 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, hit a total of 269,749 units sold.
Luxury cars go green, still find buyers
When Johan de Nysschen, President of General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand, was presenting the CT6, the new flagship luxury sedan, at the New York auto show last week, he boasted about a surprising feature of its 400hp engine. Some of its six cylinders would automatically deactivate when not needed, Mr de Nysschen said, as part of an effort to make the vehicle exceptionally fuel-efficient for its size.
Volvo V60 Cross Country flaunts class, agility
VOLVO may not have invented the wagon but no company has as much dedication to the practical cargo hauler as the Swedish brand. With the new V60 Cross Country they have expanded to six wagons world-wide (V40, V40 Cross Country, V60, V60 Cross Country, V70 and XC70).
Average mileage of new vehicle sold rose 0.2 mpg in March
The average fuel economy of light vehicles sold in the U.S. increased 0.2 mpg last month from February, according to a monthly report by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
NUR lauds Buhari’s victory, seeks effective rail transport system
WORKERS of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) on his emergence as winner in the presidential elections of March 28th, 2015.
Lexus goes bold with next RX crossover
Lexus is steering toward more polarizing designs and the redesigned 2016 RX, unveiled on Wednesday at the New York auto show, is its latest statement on that front.
Aston Martin plots an Electric future
Since its spin-off from Ford in 2007, Aston has struggled to stay relevant, mainly because the cost of creating new cars is so high. At a luncheon ahead of the New York Auto show, CEO Andy Palmer said, “Aston Martin can’t continue to live in this feast or famine state.