Sunday, January 16, 2011

BMW Intends to Release Full Battery Powered Vehicle by 2013

In an effort to show how serious it is to change the landscape of the automotive industry, BMW has announced that it intended to be released on a car battery powered completely by 2013.

In 2007, the company announced that it would lead to the Project "i." The objective of this project was to create a vehicle that was suitable for urban areas and green. At that time, people still are not sure if this was just a gimmick, but it seems the company is holding true to its word.

From this point, the company has crashed to test a couple of prototypes that make up the chassis and frames for electric vehicles. Soon the company will pioneer a factory in Washington.

BMW is still very secretive about how the vehicle will look like and despite tons of competition from other companies, are confident that their own cell vehicles stand out.

The price of the vehicle is also still unknown, but definitely will be marketed to drivers who can afford to offer a BMW.

Geely Targets 2 Million Sales for their Vehicles

China auto manufacturer based in Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company, has announced that goal to sell at least 2 million vehicles worldwide by 2015.

For this to happen, the company is working with its research institute to create more than 40 models of car each year just before the 2015 deadline. Essentially, they are designed to launch new models at a much faster rate.

As a result, the company enjoys great success with their vehicles. During the first six months of the year, have managed to sell 195,734 models. The company is still looking and aiming to sell at least 400,000 vehicles throughout the year.

With all the changes that the company is experiencing in order to achieve its objective, Li Shufu, has been declared as chairman of the board of Volvo Car Corporation.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Honda Announces that They will Cut Prices for their Bikes

Honda has announced that they will be cutting the prices of their motorcycles at about 2000 national standards.

The company is making this bold move, hoping to win favor with the younger audience back to the bikes. Over the next couple of years, the popular bike company will cut prices of 45 models. Estimates of between 10 and 30% price cut will happen, according to the company.

This is certainly great news for all Honda enthusiasts and those looking to try their hand at getting a motorcycle. To give you an idea, the more affordable model of the company is the Honda Super Cub 50, will have a price that is less than $ 500 or about 40000 yen. As for Forza, buyers can save up to $ 1300 in price.

Both models are among the most popular Honda motorcycle list. As the company cuts prices, but also intends to increase the number of models being launched primarily in the region of Asia.

A lot of people in emerging nations are slowly becoming the bicycle for their transportation needs. However, despite this desire, sales are still a little slow for the company. With this price reduction, Honda is hoping to be able to better reach their audience and increase sales.

Saturday, January 08, 2011

New Mercedes CL Sets Foot in the UK

Mercedes has taken a bold step of introducing a new basic model for the media, while in the United Kingdom. The show featured the new Mercedes CL coupe. Was held in the Brooklands racetrack in Surrey engine.

New Mercedes CL 'is an S-Class vehicle. The company has made some important changes for this model. In particular, is the new bi-turbo V8 engine that comes with the model CL 500 blue efficiency.

Although it's 800cc smaller than the interior of its predecessor, there is much horsepower. The company says the improvement is about 12% or 435 horsepower total. There is also a lot more torque with the new engine, about 700 instead of 530 Newton.

The last CL also comes equipped with two new systems of security. These include the Active Lane Keeping Assist gently pushing the brakes whenever the vehicle leaves the lane. The second system will be active Blind Spot Assist. These systems work only after the driver ignored or not to appropriate initial actions.

The launch of the new CL was made to match the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Bugatti Veyron – Fastest Car in the World

Bugatti has done it again, its latest version of the Veyron, the Super Sport, has been labeled the fastest car in the world. He has broken previous records that ran 256 mph that was created by the SSC Ultimate Aero way in 2007.

Vehicle performance really surprised even the engineers. The Veyron original also had its glory days when he had the record for being the fastest to 2007. Was exceeded at 253 mph, with 8.0 liters of 16-cylinder engine.

The Super Sport has remained the same engine but its turbochargers and intercoolers have been much larger. This remodeling has resulted in increased production of 1,001 hp Veyron. Moreover, the new version has carbon fiber shell of your body that makes it lighter.

The new Bugatti will be in production and in August, along with the regular Veyron and the Grand Sport.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Triumph Releases New Adventure Bikes

Triumph Motorcycles recently announced it will launch a new line of bicycle adventure. They have created a dedicated website for these bikes adventure. Moreover, the company has also made public knows about their latest models with the announcement of them on his Facebook page.

From this point, you have released any details about the new bikes. They did however, reassure the public that the company is busy building and development of motorcycles. They also announced several dates for a planned release of information about bikes, especially on 4 August, announced the engine. By September 1 of the chassis and then by 06 October, which will be releasing the details of clothing and accessories.

There are a lot of speculation about this new machine, some say it could be the "Tiger Cub", which is often rumored earlier. Whatever the name designation is for the team, could be lower compared to Tiger adventure tourer.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Aston Martin Showcases the New V8 Vantage N420

Recently, Aston Martin has shown his new vehicle, the V8 Vantage N420. As expected, the vehicle holds the name of Aston Martin, sporting a valuable sporting and dynamic features.

The new Vantage N420 is based on running the company in the Nurburgring 24 hours race. The new Vantage will be cut by 27 kg in weight thanks to its carbon fiber body. It is much lighter compared to its predecessor, the N400 in 2007.

In addition to several improvements to the exterior, the interior of the N420 is the line with a special interior package of Iridium. It is full of graffiti instruments, carbon fiber seats lightly, special design for the model sill plates, Bluetooth connectivity, as well as Park Distance Control, among others.

The vehicle is equipped with a special edition package including revised Sport springs, stabilizer bars, as well as handling dynamics, all in combination with the power and the balance point and the Vantage.

The vehicle will be produced from this month and will be in stores by August with a price of $ 146, 618.