Car News

General Motors, Chrysler and Nissan celebrate 0

November was the best performing month for General Motors, Chrysler and Nissan so far in 2011 in the United States. All three major car manufactures delivered more cars than for the whole of 2011. Nissan delivered 85,182 gaining a 19% increase. General Motors saw a 6.9% increase to 180,402 cars and light truck deliveries. Chrysler’s(…)

China says hello to Qoros 0

Chery Automobile Co, the Chinese car manufacturer have joined forces with Israel Corp to launch Qoros, a new car brand in China. Qoros is being launched as both manufacturers seek to reach new markets in China and across the world. What does the word Qoros actually mean? A company explained with statement that read that(…)

Toyota opens new plant in America 0

Toyota has opened a new factory in Mississippi, America on Thursday the 17th of November. The assembly plant will have a yearly capacity of 150,000 cars. Altogether, Toyota now has 14 manufacturing facilities in the USA. Localisation Toyota USA are clearly making great progress in terms of gaining a strong foothold in the world’s second(…)

Misfortunes force Toyota towards the American dream 1

Reports from America have quite positive regarding Toyota, the world’s largest automotive manufacturer. Yen getting stronger Shifting production and moving operations to America isn’t an easy process to carry out. It could be forced upon the company as Japan’s currency value has recently become a lot stronger. Recently the Yen has gained 9% + over(…)

The fuel tax debate 0

Vince Cable has dampened hope of motorists across the country by telling them not to expect a cut in fuel tax. MP’s have demanded that the planned fuel duty increase next January is cancelled. The motion has since been passed without a vote, as MP’s were determined to see the already high fuel duty tax(…)

SEAT looking for a greener future 2

Spanish car manufactures SEAT have released plans for a set of electric and hybrid cars in the future. The experimental wholly electric cars currently being developed by the company are the Altea XL and the Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive plug-in hybrid. SEAT Leon TwinDrive Ecomotive The Leon model in question is expected to be released as(…)

Jaguar set to create 1000 jobs 0

Jaguar has released some very welcoming news, with the announcement of 1,000 new jobs being created. The jobs will be in Soilhill, West Midlands, where a Jaguar factory already stands. Production operators along with skilled trade workers will take up positions at the factory. Jaguar have said that over a five year period, with a(…)

Car insurance scam hotspots revealed 0

Specific areas for staged accidents have today been revealed by insurance company Direct Line. The statistics reveal where gangs like to operate when carrying out their car insurance scam, otherwise known as “crash for cash”. Barking in East London represents the area where the most occurrences happen, with the A406 eastbound junction the most targeted(…)

Get ready for five new Alpha Romeos 0

Five new Alpha Romeo models are set to be released, according to some leaked reports. A new Spider, a SUV, 4C sports car and two saloons will be introduced in the future.  The highlight of the bunch is the new 4C, which is set to rival the spectacular Porsche Cayman, which is a huge statement(…)

January bound Chevrolet Aveo prices announced 1

The Chevrolet Aveo, to be released in January, has had its price guide released. The Aveo 1.2 LS will cost £9,995 with the LT costing £10,995. The most expensive variant will be the LTZ, which will cost around £12,195. The car is expected to challenge the Suzuki Swift in the Supermini market. Chevrolet hope to(…)