Toyota scheduled its next generation Prius special edition to go on sale this September. The 2015 Prius Persona Series Special Edition for U.S. market adds some exterior appointments and equipment features.
The Persona special edition will be offered in two colors, the Blizzard Pearl and Absolutely Red. The other exterior facelift includes 17-inch wheels in a dark metallic finish and heated power mirrors with turning signals. [Read more →]
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Savvy drivers are always on the lookout for ways to save money on their monthly petrol or diesel bills. And whilst we are fairly stable in terms of fuel costs in the UK at the moment, you never know when the next big price-hike is going to happen.
With this in mind, there’s no better time to join the masses trying to cut down their fuel costs. [Read more →]
The Spanish automobile industry is the world’s eighth largest in today’s market. They were previously the fifth country in manufacturing but production decreased when Spanish car brands and manufacturers were either closed or taken over by foreign companies due to changes in government policy. While a number of brands are now defunct there is still one Spanish brand that thrives. The SEAT brand is currently the best-selling Spanish car with their Ibiza model holding the top selling position in the brand. While the reliability of SEAT cars and Spanish automobiles in general has come under scrutiny over the years reliability surveys have shown a steady positive shift in the reliability of these vehicles. [Read more →]
Korean Kia knows about German competitors who plans to offer diesel models on the U.S. market and also considering introducing diesel engines. What about Japan carmakers? Mazda will soon offer a diesel on the U.S. Mazda6 sedan. [Read more →]
Nissan is also working on self-driving technology and as Renault Nissan CEO said, it would bring self-driving vehicles to market by 2020.
Autonomous vehicles cars could arrive on our roads from 2018, says Renault Nissan Alliance boss Carlos Ghosn. Renault has created the Next 2 prototype version of the Zoe EV that allows drivers to let go of the controls at speeds below 30 km/h (19 mph) thanks to GPS positioning, cameras and sensors – although a human must stay behind the steering wheel. [Read more →]
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Kia Starts Production of All-Electric Soul at the plant in South Korea. The new all-electric model named Soul EV. The Soul EV features a 27 kWh battery pack and a claimed range of 212 km or 132 mph, while being able to sprint past sixty in just over eleven seconds; top speed is 145 km/h or 90 mph. [Read more →]
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Honda unveiled pricing for its new Special Edition of current Honda Pilot midsize crossover. Technically, nothing really changed, so it won’t be hard for you to like this new grade.
2015 Honda Pilot Midsize Crossover Special Edition positioned between the EX and EX-L trim levels and comes fitted with pewter gray aluminum alloy wheels, a power moonroof, special SE badging, Sirius XM radio and a Honda DVD Rear Entertainment System. [Read more →]
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Here are the first photos of the new Seat’s concept from the Worthersee GTI meeting in Austria. The two-door Ibiza Cupster concept is a “radical pocket rocket for driver and passenger alike” that looks pretty cool.
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Toyota has released a lot of new photos and more details of the facelifted Yaris. This model is targeted for Europe market, but many of the changes implemented in terms of design and platform will benefit the Japanese-market Toyota Vitz as well.
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Kia unveiled some info about its new 2015 Optima model for North American market. The new Optima will gets some upgrade under electronic hood and subtle interior updates. The Kia’s mid-size sedan gets the new UVO eServices and a small number of interior changes.
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