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New Aston Martin to be Exclusively Middle East Bound

New Aston Martin to be Exclusively Middle East Bound

  When you’re a person with sizable wealth, it is possible to buy anything that may or may not exist (so I have heard). Despite being a small fragment of the general population, the amassed wealth of some is enough to fuel an entire luxury industry. Among auto companies, Cadillac, Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin has […]

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Some Cars in China and Some Chinese Cars

Been to China lately? I have. Although the Shanghai Auto Show was a bit dull, the real story was on the streets of smaller cities throughout China that are dominated by factories, constant building of high-rises, and a crazy mix of everything automotive from junk to gems. With over one billion people, you would expect […]

Dropping the Hammer for the 2013 DTM Series

Dropping the Hammer for the 2013 DTM Series

Another racing series starts engines for the first time this 2013 motorsport season. Combining produced-based vehicles of Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz with some of the greatest road course in Europe, the DTM Series is set to receive a 24-car field at the Hockenheimring. Ready for a fresh tour, the cast and characters of the 2013 […]

Could Car Brand Loyalty Be Based on Your First Name?

Could Car Brand Loyalty Be Based on Your First Name?

  The car buying process be a laborious a task. Choosing the right vehicle, we often resort to tiring chores. Visiting dealership after dealership, combing online and/or printed information, crunching numbers and test drives is all part of a responsible car buying experience. Has anyone thought of allowing your first name to decide your future […]

Perilous 2013 Dakar Rally Treads to Conclusion

Perilous 2013 Dakar Rally Treads to Conclusion

The Indianapolis 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans as well as other daylong races at the Spa-Francorchamps and Nurburgring are renowned tests in motorsports. Stretching the limits on machinery and the humans operating them in competition, the automotive world has benefited greatly from experimentation in largely controlled chaos. Originating in the late days of […]

Small Car for UK Small Business: 2013 Ford Fiesta Van

Small Car for UK Small Business: 2013 Ford Fiesta Van

Maneuvering tight streets and significantly higher fuel prices in European countries prove exceptionally hurtful to a small business’ attempt to gain profitably. For this reason, Ford Motor Company has been effective in selling the TARDIS-like Transit Connect as a workhorse to small and larger business enterprises. The sight of the Ford Transit Connect has only […]

Israeli-Chinese Partnership Qoros Uncovers GQ3 Sedan for 2013

Israeli-Chinese Partnership Qoros Uncovers GQ3 Sedan for 2013

While the North American auto market is lacking significant presence of a Chinese auto company, some manufacturers native to the Asian country have craved inroads to international exposure through Europe. SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) maintains the nearly 90-year old MG brand while Geely has controlled Swedish carmaker Volvo since 2010. Able to enjoy some […]

Is Chevy Overprotective of the Equinox Crossover in US?

Is Chevy Overprotective of the Equinox Crossover in US?

Expanding their global product portfolio, Chevrolet announced the pending addition of a new crossover production vehicle. Being officially presented at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in September, the Chevrolet Trax is a compact crossover utility, five-passenger vehicle with what is said to be class-leading cargo capacity. Loosely based off a design concept as part of […]

Volkswagen Passat Goes Alltrack for Europe

Volkswagen Passat Goes Alltrack for Europe

Whether the automotive marketplace considers all-wheel drive a brilliant active safety component or just smart marketing feeding customer fantasies for go-anywhere motoring, automobiles with the full flexibility of four wheels has won over the attention of many consumers. Once a technology limited to just four-wheel drive trucks, improved mechanicals and electronics have made all-wheel drive […]

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Geneva: Jaguar XF Sportbrake Premieres as New Pride Hauler

  The luxury car market (especially in Europe) desires the flexibility and practicality of a wagon. However, as the word ‘wagon’ is a forbidden article in sales brochures of premium-badged vehicles, luxury car brands have concocted a multitude of phrases to substitute in the description for cargo-friendly automobiles. Acura and Cadillac uses the Sport Wagon […]

Subaru XV Crossover Sets Destination for Europe; US in Future

Subaru XV Crossover Sets Destination for Europe; US in Future

Perhaps foreseeing a blurring of automotive categories, Subaru was an early adapter of truck-like attributes to their cars. Remembering the old Subaru commercials of Australian actor Paul Hogan fleeing across off-road trails in the first-generation Outback and Forester give the perspective of a capable new image for the Japanese auto brand in the 1990s. Taller […]

BMW 1 Series Receives 2nd Generation Styling

BMW 1 Series Receives 2nd Generation Styling

“The Ultimate Driving Experience” has taken more forms than ever with a luxury car line-up composed of coupes, sedans, convertibles and crossover vehicles. Introduced by BMW in 2004, the 1 Series became the newest entry-level car for the Bavarian motor company. In the North American market, we are used to seeing the BMW 1 Series […]