• [Report] Honda kills off the eco-friendly Insight & Fit EV

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    Aug 1, 2014 12:40 PM

    Honda Insight

    Honda confirmed by the representative that the Insight and Fit EV will be removed this summer. The main reason was the reduced sales of the two Japanese car, the Honda stating that the abolition of the two models, opens a new path that includes a new generation of electric and hybrid models. We must not forget that Honda is preparing a car with hydrogen fuel cells, having already presented the original FCEV report of Los Angeles in 2013.

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  • Lexus confirms IS F has been discontinued

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    Aug 1, 2014 11:34 AM

    Lexus IS F images

    Lexus in 2013 introduced the new IS, but retained the IS F last generation in the range of models. Now it’s time the old model to stop sales of the world, and a new generation is upon us.

    The last generation of the IS F sold about 11,000 units around the world, within the six years that he was on the market. The new model is expected to occur sometime during the year, will have a carbon spoiler and quad exhaust tailpipes and mechanical time will the V8 5,0-liter engine performance at least 460 horsepower.

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  • Nissan recalls more than 226000 cars over faulty airbags

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    Aug 1, 2014 10:27 AM

    Takata Airbags

    Nissan and Infiniti announced they withdraw even 226,326 cars due to the difficulty of airbags Takata. The recall involves 7 models built in the early 2000, the 2002-2004 Nissan Sentra, 2002-2003 Pathfinder, 2002-2003 Maxima, 2002-2003 Infiniti QX4, 2002-2003 I35, 2003 FX45 and 2003 FX35.

    Companies will notify owners of affected vehicles will start when the free replacement of the airbag, with a representative of Nissan stating that the cost of new airbags will be borne by the funds Takata.

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  • [Report] Bentley entry-level coupe could be based on the Audi R8

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    Aug 1, 2014 9:22 AM

    Bentley Hunaudières concept

    CEO of Bentley, Wolfgang Durheimer, revealed that the fifth model of the company will be an entry-level coupe, with British media report that the car will pull data from the original Hunaudiéres presented in the distant 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show.

    The car will be based on the Audi R8 and is equipped with a V10 engine, and some rumors that the model uses a twin-turbo V8 or even a hybrid V6.

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  • Mercedes-Benz confirms three new S-Class variants, AMG GT production in a few weeks

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    Aug 1, 2014 8:16 AM

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2014 with extra-long wheelbase Spy Photos

    In a press release, the Mercedes-Benz officially confirmed the S-Class Maybach, Pullman S-Class and S-Class Cabrio, and also made ​​known that it will invest 1.5 billion EUR in Sindelfingen plant in 2020 to it can accommodate production of its new models.

    Through will and made ​​”a new model”, for which Mercedes-Benz was shy, not saying anything more, and made ​​known to the production of AMG GT will be launched in the coming weeks.

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  • Toyota Remains at Top in Sales After First Half

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    Aug 1, 2014 7:20 AM

    Toyota

    After the announcement of sales of the first half of 2014, from the side of the Toyota, the numbers have spoken. The Japanese car maker remains the largest automaker in terms of sales worldwide.

    The Toyota their first six months of the year has sold 5.097 million vehicles (+ 3.8%) in the Volkswagen Group to keep up to 4.97 million. sales (+ 5.9%) and General Motors preceded by four 94 million. cars. How the Toyota is still ahead of the VW; The Jim Press, former head of sales of Toyota USA told Reuters that Toyota has caught the market of USA and offers quite a SUV, car-loving Americans. In contrast, the Volkswagen not know who wants success in the USA why not get really want the American customer.

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  • Hyundai recalls 883000 Sonata sedans in US

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    Aug 1, 2014 6:24 AM

    Hyundai Sonata images

    The recall 883,000 Sonata MY2011-2014 progresses Hyundai having made ​​the interval between 11 December 2009 and 29 May 2014 In these cars there is a risk of transmission cable to be disconnected from the gear lever and as you know this raises several problems in the guide. The Hyundai has received so far 1,171 cases related to the issue.

    Similarly, the Hyundai announced the recall 5.650 Sonata MY2015 construction April 25 – June 16, 2014, in which it is possible to break the front brake calipers. In both cases, the Hyundai will alert drivers to recall cars, replacing both the cable and the brake calipers completely free.

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  • 2014 SRT Viper GTS tuned to 700 bhp by Inspired Autosport

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    Jul 30, 2014 8:30 AM

    2014 SRT Viper GTS by Inspired Autosport images

    Just two days ago we learned that the 8.4-liter V10 of the Viper MY2015, will perform five more horses, bringing the total horsepower to 645 horses.

    For some however, this increase is not enough. So let the Inspired Autosport for a light, atmospheric improvement comprising titanium exhaust, new air intake and a new program to the factory ECU. The “first step”, raises the performance of the V10 at 700 horses. For it’s as fierce, the owner opted for “viper” of black matte wraptis 3M, Eibach springs that lower the body and alloy wheels of PUR, in dimension 20 inch front and 21 rear.

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  • Official: 2014 Mercedes-Benz Vito

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    Jul 30, 2014 7:24 AM

    2014 Mercedes-Benz Vito images

    After just a teaser, the Mercedes-Benz officially presented the brand new Mercedes-Benz Vito 2015.

    The new Mercedes Vito, and it looks like one “professional” version of the V-Class and will be available in a variety of configurations. The new vantis German company offers the largest category payload -1369 kg- and is available as either a rear-wheel drive or as all wheel drive in three different lengths -4.895, 5.140 and 5.730 mm- and two different wheelbases, while the maximum height is 1910 mm.

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  • Video: 2016 Audi SQ7 spied, will boast electric turbo system

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    Jul 30, 2014 6:25 AM

    2016 Audi SQ7 images

    Audi has been a mule Audi SQ7 the Nurburgring. The mule has black wheels and quad tailpipes with Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg head of the department of research and development of recently Audi declare that the time will SQ7 electric turbo.

    Details not provided by Dr. Hackenberg but SQ7 could use the full text of the powertrain RS5 TDI Concept. Let me remind you that the latter had a twin-turboV6 diesel engine capacity of 3.0 liters with a “supplementary electric turbo” which took in from a small lithium-ion battery. The engine yield 385 horses and 750 Nm of torque, bringing the RS5 TDI concept, accelerating to 100km/h from standstill in four seconds and consumes an average of 5.3 liters per 100 kilometers. It is not excluded, therefore, to use this engine, with or without modifications / improvements.

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