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The Following Legend: New Details About "Mega" Mclaren

McLaren's F1 successor rumors circulating since before the launch of the MP4-12C last year. Until now, though information was very scarce. Things have changed this week, British media managed to make several more unnamed sources say.Well, it seems that the new supercar will be overcome, when it is released, and the most beautiful dreams of car enthusiasts. The model, now called the "Mega Mac",...

Mercedes: Four Body Variants For The Next S-Class

The new Mercedes S-Class, codenamed W222 project, will arrive next year. And in many ways a model will be absolutely revolutionary. The intentions of doing great things for the next Sonderklasse we are all really: according to the car early today, the next generation of the flagship of Stuttgart will be declined in four different body variants.In addition to the usual sedans short wheelbase and...

Porsche: A Track In The New U.S. Headquarters

Porsche has announced plans to build a new headquarters in the United States, Atlanta (Georgia), to be completed by the second half of 2013.The structure will house 400 employees and will be provided for a small circuit proof, 2.6 km long, together with a portion of off-road where you can try the Cayenne and the future of compact SUV.The path handling of the "Customer Experience Center" will...

Opel Astra: The First Reconstruction Of The New Cabriolet

Will also be more practical and quiet, but the coupe-cabriolet have been shown to have the thrill of discovery with the traditional canvas roof. The manufacturers seem to have understood this, and come back to watch with interest to the "old" convertible. One of these is certainly Opel that will replace the existing Astra TwinTop Astra Convertible equipped with the most classic soft-top.The...

Hyundai i40 Sedan: All The Official Information

Hyundai has released the full specifications of the i40 hatchback, presented these days at the show in Barcelona and expected to be available in late 2011, several months after the familiar Estate. The segment D Korean measure 4.74 meters in length (3 cm less than SW), 1.81 meters wide, with a wheelbase of 2.77 meters, values ​​well disguised by the sloping roof that draws a third volume, rather...

Volkswagen: New Research Center For Advanced Technologies In California

Volkswagen has opened a new research center in electronic Belmont, California, to be closer to new partners such as Google and Oracle: the goal is to develop new technologies on board for future cars.The budget for the new site is approximately 20 million dollars a year and includes a staff of 100 designers and engineers. The VW had some search sites in Silicon Valley that have now been...

Audi Balanced Mobility: E-Gas Methane Project For The Future Range TCNG

Audi is presenting the project in Hamburg Audi Balanced Mobility ", in which part of the E-Gas Project and the concept TCNG A3. The new project aims to improve at all levels of CO2 emissions, thus exploring all possible alternatives: natural gas, electric cars and hydrogen. The E-Gas Project is the result of 3 years of research and see Audi is engaged in the production of methane in the future...

Top 100 Brand 2011: Returns To The Toyota Brand That Is Worth More

BrandZ Top 100 is the ranking every year in a row puts the marks of all the major companies in the world, establishing what are the brands that are worth more, even considering the intangible but very important part of the public. In the ranking-of course-also includes the biggest names in the automotive world. And in 2011, was more value to Toyota, back to the top of the class of the field.The...

Renault Fluence Z.E. Leaf And Nissan Presented The Challenge Bibendum

Renault-Nissan bets on electric vehicle in the Challenge Bibendum event, which will debut on May 18 in Berlin. The two companies will this electric car in the five-day event dedicated to future mobility.Challenge Bibendum, which is now in its 11th edition, brings together over 5,000 people from politics, business, industry, science, society and media to discuss the future challenges related to...

Chevrolet Volt, Built In A Plant Based On Solar Energy

The largest network of solar panels in southeast Michigan will be built at Detroit-Hamtramck plant of General Motors, converting the sun's energy into electricity for the construction of extended range electric Volt model.The project of 516 kilowatts, and GM announced yesterday by DTE Energy, will generate electricity able to load 150 extended-range electric car every day for a year - a total of...

Nissan's Profit Was Not Affected By The Disaster In Japan

Nissan Motor Co. reported a fourth quarter net income for fiscal year 2010-2011 better than analysts' expectations, despite the recorded earthquake in Japan that has stopped production plants and sales halved in the local market.Nissan has made a surprise profit of 30.8 billion yen (380 million U.S. dollars) within three months of 2011, compared with a loss of 11.6 billion yen recorded in the...

BMW Will Build Two New Factories In Emerging Countries

BMW AG, the largest producer of luxury cars in the world, from Brazil to assess an area to build a factory here, but is considering another factory could be built in Russia, India, Korea and Turkey.Norbert Reithofer, CEO of BMW AG, discussed the company plans to expand with two new plants at the annual shareholders meeting, held Thursday in Munich.BMW no longer uses the term BRICs - Brazil,...

High Demand For The Astra. Opel Increases Production

Opel will introduce a total of eight additional shifts at factories Gliwice (Poland) and Ellesmere Port (United Kingdom) in May, June and July, in order to satisfy the high demand for the Astra Sports Tourer and five-door Astra.Opel added a third factory for the manufacture of the Astra. Preparations are underway to start production at Astra Rüsselsheim. Insignia production continues undisturbed...

Hyundai Elantra, The European Premiere At Barcelona

Hyundai has launched at the Barcelona Motor Show the new Elantra. A five-generation Elantra offers more style, more power, lower fuel consumption, comfort and increased safety.Designing a more athletic and more progressive than its predecessor, the new Elantra compact sedan will continue the tradition of success of this model and will provide top performance in class C and low fuel consumption,...

Opel Launches New Brand Communication

Opel presents its new global brand communication and new communication design. The campaign will run in 36 countries, including Romania, and will use a variety of channels, including TV, print, online, trade marketing and marketing dialogue.The campaign for the top model Opel Insignia, will launch the company's international partnership with its new creative agency, Scholz & Friends."" Wir...