GM Debuts First Automotive Front Center Air Bag

GM Debuts First Automotive Front Center Air Bag

General Motors is introducing the automotive industry’s first front center air bag, designed to protect the driver and front passenger in far-side impact crashes. The new front center air bag will make its production debut on the Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, and Chevrolet Traverse crossovers starting from the 2013 model year. It will be standard on Acadia and Traverse with power seats and all Enclaves.
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Audi A6 TV Commercial

Here is a new TV commercial for redesigned 2012 Audi A6 series. The new A6 is bound to spark controversy and fuel more than a few heated discussions, Audi is portraying a large percentage of American drivers as being complete nincompoops that drive on third-world roads. Audi answer to these problems is assimilate or die the new A6, which is described as “intelligent” and “technologically advanced”.
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New Cars That Give Used Cars a Run for Their Money

The global economic downturn has had a significant impact on the car market. The credit crunch has many dealers dropping their prices on brand new models, whereas quite a few second-hand cars have been going up in price. It’s a confusing situation, there’s no doubt about it. The instability of the car market has many potential buyers puzzled over whether they should be test driving a new or used car when they visit their local dealer.
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Audi to enter the used car business

Audi has recently announced plans to enter the used car industry in a big way over in India.

The German manufacturer has been a staple in the European car industry for years now, providing drivers with great cars throughout the years such as the Audi TT and A8. Recently Audi have also tried to step into the US market further. The manufacturer has been sponsoring several events in a bid to try and push into the American market and it seems that there plans for world domination have taken another step with this news about their business plan for India.
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2012 Toyota Avensis Facelift

2012 Toyota Avensis Facelift
Today Toyota officially revealed its Opel Insignia-rival at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The facelift brings cosmetic changes both on the outside and the cabin. While overall dimensions remain the same as the previous model, the mid-size sedan and the estate version benefit from a fresh face with a redesigned grille that has a chrome upper “lip” and new, narrower headlights that incorporate daytime running lights. At the rear, both body styles gain redesigned tail lamps.
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2012 Subaru XV

2012 Subaru XV

Subaru unveiled its new small crossover at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Its a Nissan Qashqai rival, which is based on the Impreza.
The compact sized Subaru XV measures 4,450mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,570mm in height and will launch in Europe with a choice of three boxer engines, including 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter gasoline units, and a 2.0-liter turbo diesel.
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Subaru recalls 2010-2011 Legacy and Outback

2010 outback

Subaru has issued a recall for 2010-2011 Outback and Legacy vehicles manufactured from January, 2010, through May, 2011. Subaru says faulty components inside the wiper motor’s bottom cover could overheat.

If the motor’s bottom cover overheats, the windshield wipers may no longer function, which could lead to reduced visibility and increase the chance of a crash.
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VIDEO: Ferrari 458 Spider

Here are videos from special event in Ferrari’s home town of Maranello in Italy to present its latest hot car to the press. Its a video of a selection of 458 Italia Spiders finished in various colors including the traditional red, yellow, black and what looks like a dark plum finish.

The roofless version of the mid-engine 458 utilizes a lightweight, aluminium retractable hardtop with Ferrari claiming that it offers a number of gains over the traditional folding soft-top, including a reduction of 25kg in weight and a deployment time of just 14 seconds.
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