Experts Talk About BMW’s i Electric Project

May 23, 2013 by  
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Multiple news reports indicate that BMW has decided to focus on its i Electric project in order to compete with other automakers.

The company hopes to make its new lineup of i models available soon with a series of new features and perks that could end up attracting many new consumers.

The new series of vehicles offer a strong and fast energy recuperation capacity. Engineers worked on cutting off some of the vehicle’s weight by utilizing carbon-fiber technology, which helps to improve the vehicle’s duel efficiency. This model offers a “one-pedal-drive” feature that allows for the vehicle to start slowing down as soon as the driver stops pressing the accelerator pedal.

If you’re interested in learning more about what the company wants to achieve with this new series, follow this link to read the full article.

Chevy Announces Pricing For New Stingray Model

April 29, 2013 by  
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According to several news agencies, Chevrolet has recently reported that its 2014 Corvette Stingray model has finally been priced.

Both the hardtop and droptop versions will be available for $51,995 and $56,995 respectively. These new vehicles have been fully redesigned and equipped with a more powerful engine than its 2013 predecessor. The reports show that the vehicle is also available with a Performance package that includes electronic systems that control the vehicle’s slip diff, tighter gear spacing with the manual gearbox, larger wheels and tires and bigger brakes.

Add-ons could make the vehicle cost up to $78,360.

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Cadillac’s New ELR Could Be Fitted With Regenerative Braking Paddles

April 16, 2013 by  
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Multiple news agencies have reported that while Chevrolet’s Volt does not offer many reasons for drivers to want paddle shifters, Cadillac decided to add the features to its Voltec-powered ELR model.

The vehicle will come with a pair of steering-wheel-mounted paddles, which could be pulled while the vehicle is under deceleration. The regenerative braking power of the vehicle may increase with the help of these paddles, giving the driver the feeling he or she is more participative in the driving activity.

In spite of the excitement regarding this news and how GM announced the features, experts believe this added set of paddles could do little to give the driver a more active role in the driving of the vehicle.

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Info On Honda’s New Concept Car Released Before Auto Show

April 9, 2013 by  
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Honda has reported that a new concept lineup has been scheduled to make its first official appearance during the Shanghai auto show.

The new concept apparently draws a lot from other crossover models designed by Acura and Honda such as the MDX and RDX vehicles.

Although detailed information concerning this new concept wasn’t immediately available, the reports indicate that Honda is willing to make this vehicle available to Chinese drivers ahead of making any plans concerning the introduction of these models into the U.S. market.

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New Chrysler 300 Could Come With Diesel-Powered Engine Option

April 8, 2013 by  
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According to several news agencies, Chrysler could be following into Jeep’s footsteps by developing a Chrysler 300 model that runs on diesel.

The reports show that the company is considering coming up with a new Chrysler 300 with a diesel-powered engine as executives assess how likable consumers are to pay extra for the diesel option. At this moment, consumers willing to purchase a Grand Cherokee Limited with a diesel engine may be looking at paying between $2305 and $4500 more than if they were to choose buying a gas-powered version.

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Midsize Crossover Segment Gets A New Subaru Forester

April 5, 2013 by  
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Subaru’s 2014 Forester has been reviewed by experts, reports show.

This new model could be one of the best picks in the small or midsize crossover segment, according to specialists. According to one of the reviews, this model comes with a turbocharged engine that allows motorists to obtain good fuel economy and competent power. Consumers who prefer to stick with the base engine could be somewhat disappointed.

This vehicle comes with off-road capabilities and all-wheel drive. Its interior is spacious, which can be quite useful for consumers with large families.

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Is A Pickup Truck In The Plans For Hyundai?

April 3, 2013 by  
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Hyundai may be soon working on a new pickup truck, reports show.

According to experts, the company has reported that it’s considering getting into the pickup truck segment to better meet the needs of a growing market. The company is reportedly working on the concept and if it is going to be a small or large pickup truck. Some believe that Hyundai doesn’t have a need for the pickup truck model but some think it’s a good idea and that it could warm up sales and raise a healthy competitiveness that would give consumers more options when it comes to vehicles that could be used for both work and play.

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Experts Say The New Lotus Evora Is Not For Everybody

April 2, 2013 by  
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Lotus has released a new vehicle, according to several news agencies.

The 2013 Lotus Evora may be a great vehicle for drivers looking for adventure and speed, but not so much of a great ride for those looking for a competent and spacious vehicle. According to the news, the 2013 Evora has limited interior space, making it somewhat uncomfortable and impractical. Experts say that consumers looking for a fast and fuel-efficient vehicle may find what they are looking for with this model.

The design has been thought-out to appeal to consumers looking for a racetrack-oriented vehicle with its peculiar and rare engine power and razor-sharp overall handling.

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New Land Rover LR4 Gets First Reviews

March 22, 2013 by  
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According to several news agencies, the 2013 Land Rover LR4 model has been unveiled and experts are now reviewing the vehicle.

According to the reports, this model comes with a beautiful interior that is also filled with several practical features. In spite of the vehicle’s excellent off-road capabilities, this model’s V8 may not be the most efficient engine to date.

Experts say that this model’s acceleration may be hampered by the vehicle’s weight.

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Volkswagen’s 2013 Beetle Convertible Makes Its Official Debut

March 21, 2013 by  
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According to several reviews, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle convertible has been unveiled and now, the full reviews are in.

This model comes with the powerful Beetle powertrain, which could be just enough for the “wind-in-your-hair” aficionados. This model offer drivers extremely fuel efficient diesel engines and an incredibly stylish interior. In spite of the competent turbo engine option, the base engine does not impress.

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