Dacia Logan Pick-Up Launched

Renault has recently launched their Dacia Logan Pick-Up, and I’ve been considering buying it for my dad. He’s currently using his normal stuff to carry stuff around. Pretty nice car for that price. It’s the 4th Dacia Logan model produced by Renault and it’s going to be produced starting in 2008.

VW wants to buy Proton

According to the newspapers, Volkswagen intends to buy 51% of Proton, the malaysian car manufacturer. The sum expected to be payed by VW is somewhere around $500m. Why is VW interested? Simple really. Malaysia has a free trade agreement with Japan and is negociating the same thing with the US and Australia. This would give […]

First Kia ceed made

Kia Motors Corporation opened their factory from Zilina, Slovacia, celebrating the first Kia Cee’d to exit the assembly line. This factory was built in just 28 months and the 300 robots allow the factory to have 100 cars made per worker in the next 5 years. Right now the factory has 1300 employees and will […]

Saturn Astra for America

GM has announced that they will launch next year the Saturn Astra, the exact car as the Opel Astra that is sold in Europe. The Saturn Astra will be launched at the Chicago Auto Show in February and will be sold in the US and Canada in the three and five door versions. The car […]

Lotus talks about its plans

In its latest industry newsletter, Lotus talked about some of their plans, including information about the Esprit replacement and two other cars, the RWD GT coupe and a 7 seat 4×4 crossover. Source: Motor Authority (they also have the newsletter in pdf format)

Nissan Qashqai is ready for production

The Nissan Qashqai will start being produced today at the plant from Sunderland. The Nissan Qashqai is a 4×4 compact crossover of which about 130,000 will be built/year. 80% of this production will be exported, most of it in Europe but also to Japan, Australia, South Africa and the Middle East. The Nissan Qashqai will […]

Mazda Nagare concept video

Here’s a video of the Mazda Nagare concept car. Looks absolutely superb! Just the kind of futuristic car I’d love to see mass produced. [youtube]1gRa7WsWV5Y[/youtube] Technorati : car video, concept car, mazda nagare, youtube

Hyundai Coupe Art Car

Hyundai showed at the Los Angeles Auto Show their Hyundai Coupe Art Car, a car decorated by an artist named Billy apparently, that used graffiti and tribal motives. Looks ok, though I’m not really into that whole flower power thing :P.

Bugatti Veyron’s follower to be decided next year

Apparently, the follower of the Bugatti Veyron will be decided sometime next year. While the factory currently makes around 70 models/year, the president of Bugatti declared that they will make no more then 300 models of the exotic Veyron. The target price for this future car is somewhere between 150,000 and 300,000 euro. [Source: Motor […]

Suzuki SX4 Xbox

Here is the perfect car for the console gamers. A Suzuki SX4 tuned for playing console games. Like it? 😉 Technorati tags: suzuki, sx4, xbox, tuned car, console games