Originally published on EV Annex. By Matt Pressman There are many celebrities that own and love electric vehicles from Tesla Motors [NASDAQ: TSLA]. Who’s the latest one? Hollywood actress and Golden Globe winner Eva Longoria is probably best known for her role on Desperate Houeswives. Show More Summary
A few months before the Paris Motor Show starts, Mitsubishi is teasing a new plug-in hybrid SUV concept called the Ground Tourer Concept. Continue reading Mitsubishi Ground Tourer Concept will show next-gen PHEV ideas in Paris Mitsubishi...Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Mitsubishi Motors Corporation recently announced the all-new “Ground Tourer Concept” will debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show in October. The new concept is expected to showcase a commitment to plug-in hybrid vehicles. Recently, Mitsubishi has been in hot water over exaggerated fuel economy claims. Show More Summary
The Zonda debuted at the 1999 Geneva Motor Show as Pagani’s first production model. Under development since the late 1980s, the Zonda’s design was inspired by jet fighters and the Sauber-Mercedes Group C race cars. The car was first tested at the Dallara wind tunnel in 1993, and in 1994, Mercedes-Benz agreed to supply Pagani with V-12 engines. Show More Summary
The Mitsubishi Ground Tourer concept has been teased ahead of its debut later this year at the Paris motor show, which starts at the beginning of October. Mitsubishi is keeping its powder dry regarding the Ground Tourer’s details, but it has revealed that it will employ the company’s latest plug-in hybrid drivetrain technology. The Ground […]
Porsche grabbed the spotlight at the Geneva Motor Show with the 911 R, a bright white rear-wheel drive coupe emblazoned with red racing stripes. The Frankenstein-like fusion of Carrera 4, GT3, and GT3 RS assemblages was not a newfangled...Show More Summary
Ford’s European arm has confirmed a premium Kuga Vignale variant based on the concept car that appeared at the Geneva motor show earlier this year. While not confirmed for Australia, the new Ford Kuga Vignale is scheduled to go on sale in Europe later this year, joining the Mondeo Vignale, Edge Vignale and S-Max Vignale […]
The highly anticipated 2017 Skoda Kodiaq seven-seat SUV will arrive in Australia around August next year, following on from its world premiere at this October’s Paris motor show. The new Skoda range-topper is being targeted at the Toyota Kluger, Hyundai Santa Fe and brand new Mazda CX-9. You can get a fair idea of the […]
As it turns out, when Ettore Bugatti went to build the Royale, he bodied the prototype with a Packard touring car body. That prototype no longer survives in that configuration, so – as The Old Motor wrote this week – Hevec Classic Cars in the Netherlands decided to build a replica of the Royale prototype, […]
The 2015 Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance. Photo by author. The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance are, without a doubt, the most impressive high-end automotive gatherings in North America. Our own Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance, though held on a smaller scale, continues to receive rave reviews from exhibitors and […]
Nissan’s next-generation Leaf all-electric hatchback could be capable of driving well over 500km on a single charge, if indications on a recent concept car shown at the Tokyo Motor Show and an interview with Nissan’s electric vehicle boss are any evidence. Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] will continue its tit-for-tat game with Chevrolet when it installs a 10-speed automatic gearbox in the 2018 Mustang, according to information accidentally leaked to the Blue Oval's dealerships. Ford and General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] have made unlikely partners working on a joint-venture 10-speed automatic that was...
Yesterday (June 21, 2016) Tesla Motors offered to acquire SolarCity for $2.8 billion in stock. Unless you pay close attention, you may not realize that these are both companies headed by Elon Musk. The Wall Street Journal (subscription...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry said on Tuesday that government tests of Mitsubishi Motors Corp minivehicles with overstated mileages showed that their fuel economy was on average 11 percent lower than advertised. But Transport...Show More Summary
French maker Citroën has been known for the comfortable ride of its cars for 60 years, since it pioneered the use of hydropneumatic suspension on the streamlined DS model unveiled to an astonished world at the 1955 Paris Motor Show. Now part of PSA Peugeot-Citroën, the company is developing new suspension designs for ensuring a smooth...
If the BMW Vision Next 100 concept car is a glimpse of the future, then we like what we're seeing. The Vision Next 100 was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March, but BMW has been adding cars to its line that is celebrating the automaker's 100th birthday. Show More Summary
[HomoFaciens] is always making us feel silly about our purchases. Did we really need to buy a nice set of stepper motors for that automation project? Couldn’t we have just used some epoxy and a threaded rod to make an encoder? Did we...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the Labour MP Jo Cox tweeted a picture of her family. It showed her husband and two children shooting across the surface of the Thames in a motorized dinghy beneath a flag reading “In.” Cox was a campaigner for BritainShow More Summary
Riversimple has had a busy year so far, what with the launch of its hydrogen-powered Rasa city car, showing it off at the London Motor Show and unveiling two new concept designs. Now, the Welsh carmaker has announced the first UK trial...Show More Summary
Audi’s smallest crossover in the United States is the Q3 but overseas there’s a slightly smaller Q2 on sale. The vehicle made its debut at March’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show and soon a sporty version will join the lineup. Featured in our latest spy shots is a prototype for the sporty Q2 testing hard at the Nürburgring. It will...