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Entries from August 2011

2012 Euro NCAP Crash Test Results

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Great news for automakers: nine out of 10 cars tested this year earned the 5 starts in Euro NCAP’s crash tests. The five-star winners are: the Audi A6, the BMW X3, the Chevrolet Aveo, the Chevrolet Orlando, the Citroen DS5, the Hyundai i40, the Opel Ampera, the VW Golf Cabriolet and the VW Jetta.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Here are the first interior photos of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz B-Class. The new B-class will make its world premier at the 2011 Frankfurt motor show next month, and sales start in next year.

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2012 Honda Fit

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Honda has unveiled photos and specs for its facelifted Fit. 2012 model year Fit hatchback exterior updates include a revised front grille and bumper, black headlight bezels and a dark finish for the alloy wheels.

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2012 Porsche 911

August 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Here are the first photos of the new 2012 Porsche 911 ahead of the world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. As you see, the 2012 Porsche 991 was closely modeled after the outgoing 997 model. The most eye-catching alterations concern the concave front LED daytime running lamps, the door-mounted exterior mirrors and [...]

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI being investigated over potential fuel leak

August 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is launching an investigation concerning 40,000 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI models. This is the result of NHTSA receiving complaints from Jetta TDI owners citing leakage from the fuel line to the fuel injector. If an official recall is issued, both the 2011 Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen will be [...]

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Mazda CX-5 Compact SUV

August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Mazda has unveiled a production version of its compact SUV that we will be named as the CX-5. The world debut of the Mazda CX-5 SUV will be made at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September and will go on sale in 2012. Mazda says the CX-5 is its first production model to adopt the [...]

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Audi A6 Hybrid Confirmed for the U.S. market

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Great news for green Audi’s fans in U.S. Officially, Audi still refuses to confirm that the A6 hybrid will be offered in the U.S., but we have confirmation from several reliable sources within Audi that the new A6 Hybrid will be sold in the USA starting from next year with a price starts from $55,000. [...]

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