• World car sales in 2007 expected to slow down

    Analysts from various institutes have pegged the year 2007 as the year which will end the 5-year cycle of record global auto sales worldwide. Scotia Economics says weaker sales in mature markets such as Canada, […]

     


  • 2007 Nissan Rogue

    Nissan’s SUV offensive continued with the Nissan Rogue, positioned somewhere between the current Nissan Murano and the recently unveiled Nissan Qashqai, set to be a competitor against the likes of the Honda CR-V, in fact […]

     



  • China automotive industry growing too fast

    China, the world’s 2nd largest auto market had grown 25% since last year, reaching 6.45 million vehicles in the first 11 months of 2006. With such a huge market to tap, it is obvious that […]

     


  • New Daihatsu Mira launched in Japan

    Daihatsu Japan has updated their Daihatsu Mira with a new model and guess what… the new facelift seems to sport headlamps that look like they belong to the Myvi family! A similiar design has been […]

     


  • Chery recalls 1,875 Chery T11 Tiggo SUVs

    Chery Automobile Co. Ltd has shown signs of being a responsible car manufacturer that intends to stick around, rather than taking the “make fast profits and ignore issues like brand building and after sales support” […]

     


  • DaimlerChrysler files for CLC-class trademark

    DaimlerChrysler filed for the CLC-class trademark in the USA back in May 2006 and recently this month it has been published for opposition. The CLC-class trademark was registered for both class 012 – Automobiles and […]

     


  • Powershift dual-clutch to debut in S40/V50 diesels

    Volvo will debut it’s new hydraulically controlled dual-clutch gearbox in diesel variants of it’s Volvo S40 sedan and Volvo V50 stationwagon models, coinciding with a mid-life facelift of the two cars. Parent company Ford also […]

     


  • Honda developing V6 turbodiesel

    Honda is developing a new V6 turbodiesel engine equipped with it’s new NOx catalyst techology which will debut in the new 2nd generation 2.2 litre inline-4 i-CTDi engine. The V6 engine will follow shortly after […]

     


  • End of production for W203 C-Class

    We can say goodbye to the W203 Mercedes Benz C-Class now, as the last of it’s production rolled off Mercedes Benz’s plant in Sindelfingen, 15km south west of Stuttgart, Germany. This particular generation of the […]