CARBLog

Automotive news

Entries from October 2011

BMW recalls of five models over fire risk.

October 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

BMW has issued a recall over 32,000 cars and CUVs covering the years 2008-2011 due to a fire risk. Turbocharged eight- and twelve-cylinder engines in the 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo, 7 Series, X5 and X6 could suffer from overheating circuit boards that control the electric auxiliary water pump.

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , ,

2013 Audi A4 Facelift

October 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Audi unveiled first official photos of its restyling A4 model. The facelifted A4 lineup look like 2011MY A8 and new 2012MY A6. The refreshed A4 have got new six-point grille and sharp headlamps with LED daytime lights that form a narrow band, redesigned front and rear bumpers, plus tweaked tail lights that reflect the shape [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·

Ford Ranger is Awarded 5 Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments

All-new Ford Ranger is the first pickup tested by the Euro NCAP to achieve a five-star top rating. The Ranger’s overall score was 89%, one of the highest regardless of class. The new Ford Ranger received the best rating ever for pedestrian protection among the cars tested by the Euro NCAP since 1997, with an [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: · ,

Nissan NV200 Taxi

October 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

As we know, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission selected the Nissan NV200 as the exclusive cab of New York for the next 10 years. The public as well as taxi owners will be able to see and feel the Nissan NV200 Taxi in person almost a year before it enters service, at the Nissan Taxi [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

NHTSA announces list of 2012 models to be tested

October 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a list of 74 vehicles for the 2012 model year that it plans on crash testing. The vehicles include 42 passengers cars, 22 SUVs, eight trucks and two vans. NHTSA claims the list represents about 81 percent of the 2012 model year vehicles that will be on [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: · ,

Sixth Generation of BMW’s 3-Series Sedan

October 14th, 2011 · No Comments

BMW unveiled today the all-new 3-Series. The sixth generation of its luxury sedan will be available to markets worldwide from February 11, 2012. The sixth generation mid-size BMW has grown considerably compared to its predecessor. It is 93 mm longer and an augmented wheelbase at 2,810 mm (+50mm) as well as wider front (+37 mm) [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·

2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

October 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments

General Motors unveiled a new photos of its roofless all-new 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible. The new soft-top Camaro is scheduled to go on sale in late 2012 and will made a world premier at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The most interested in the new Camaro is 6.2-liter supercharged LSA V8 engine [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·