Shanghai Motor Show

e-tron Enabled for Audi A3 Shanghai Concept

e-tron Enabled for Audi A3 Shanghai Concept

  Representing Audi’s vision of reduced emissions motoring, the e-tron name first shocked the auto show circuit in September 2009 with an all-electric powertrain version similar to the Audi R8 supercar. Developing three additional show cars on e-tron technology, the German luxury carmaker’s latest e-tron Spyder concept uses a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Indicating intentions of […]

Buick Envision Concepts Previews Future Crossovers

Buick Envision Concepts Previews Future Crossovers

Buick’s recent success in the United States has startled many industry observers and has come as a promising development for General Motors. Out of the four remaining brands at the company, Buick has seen some of the biggest percentage sales increases. This off the back of three competitive models, the Enclave, LaCrosse and Regal. A […]

2013 Chevy Malibu Debuts at Shanghai

2013 Chevy Malibu Debuts at Shanghai

One of the biggest introductions at the Shanghai Auto Show is no doubt the redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. The new Malibu is a crucial model for the reborn, post-bankruptcy General Motors. The car is remarkable for the depth of its reach: the 2013 Malibu is a world car that will be sold in 100 markets […]

VW Grants the Beetle a New Evolution for 2012

VW Grants the Beetle a New Evolution for 2012

In nature, the insect known as the beetle is an enduring but highly underestimated species of creature surviving on earth for at least 300 million years. The insect would eventually become embodied in sheet metal through the 1930s when the small vehicle was born out of the necessity for an inexpensive, reliable car to mobilize […]

Shanghai Motor Show: Audi Q3 Debuts

Shanghai Motor Show: Audi Q3 Debuts

Q3 is finally here. Not the third quarter, but Audi’s third and smallest crossover SUV. The Q3 was previewed in 2007 at the Shanghai Auto Show and now, four years later, the production vehicle is making its debut. The Q3′s bigger brother the Q5 has been a big hit in the United States, helping to […]

Mercedes Previews Small Car Future with A-Class Concept

Mercedes Previews Small Car Future with A-Class Concept

The world was stunned when Mercedes-Benz introduced the A-Class in 1997, which was a more downmarket entry than ever before. Since then, 1.7 million units of the MPV have been sold, and the car has never reached our shores. It hasn’t been known for being the most stylish vehicle, but Mercedes is hoping to change […]

Audi Q3 sketch

Audi Releases Sketches of Q3 Crossover

Audi’s presence in the crossover market has been two-pronged: the large, three-row crossover market is covered with the Q7 and the recently introduced smaller Q5 has taken the lower end. The Q5 has been a big success in the United States and around the globe, helping to fuel record sales. In 2007, Audi showed off […]

BMW M5 Concept Revealed

BMW M5 Concept Revealed

When a new BMW 5-Series generation rolls around, buyers always have to be a bit more patient for the M5 to debut in next-generation form. As such, the new M5′s on-sale date is a year away, but in terms of visuals we are looking at it right here. Concepts usually refer to design studies and […]