Archive | April, 2012
Big and expensive, luxurious and bulky – these are the adjectives best suited to describe the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. From Porsche to Lamborghini, all global luxury and premium car manufacturers have come to China to woo its elite.
China’s rich have fallen in love with luxury cars and SUVs. In the first two months of 2012, imports to China totalled 181,600 vehicles, a 25.3 percent increase over the same period in 2011. SUVs are now the most imported vehicle into China. Automakers from all over the world are Continue Reading →
While car manufacturers across Western Europe are slowing down their assembly lines or cutting working days, British auto makers are hiring staff and launching 24 hour production.
Germany’s Opel and France’s Peugeot Citroen are preparing to cut jobs. But in Britain, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover are employing additional workers. Toyota and Honda are also Continue Reading →
Some fans of electric cars can’t wait until their favourite model is available in an environmentally friendly version. Therefore, a Dutch development firm created a conversion system that allows to turn any vehicle into an electric-powered one.
Just recently, the firm e-Traction engineered a Mercedes-Benz G-Class conversion. The result is Continue Reading →