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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Joe Thompson
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1.Concept Vehicles From Honda At 2007 Tokyo Auto Salon
The 2007 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has already come to an end but it should not a cause for concern for most car lovers and aficionados. You see, the year is just starting and the list of upcoming auto shows are slowly unveiling and it means a ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2007   Hits: 1279   Words: 493]

2.VW's Cleanest TDI Engine Meeting Strict Tier 2/Bin 5 Standards
Volkswagen's Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) is said to be the leader in diesel revolution. TDI engine makes use of the Pumpe Düse system which makes it incredibly efficient. Pumpe Düse which means 'pump injector' have solved ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2007   Hits: 738   Words: 558]

3.BMW to offer Twin Turbo 1-Series in the US by 2008
BMW officials have confirmed to Winding Road at a corporate event this week that the 1-series will be making its way to the US shores in 2008. Although there are some official company statements released saying that the 1-series is due for ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 687   Words: 548]

4.PIN Reports Compact Vehicles continuously gain share in the US market
According to real-time retail transaction data from the Power Information Network (PIN) a division of J.D. Power and Associates, compact vehicles are still gaining a greater share of the US new vehicle market as more models of compact cars are made available for consumers. ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 581   Words: 473]

5.Winter Driving Tips
Winter is harsh on motorists and vehicles. To make it a bit easier for drivers to drive through cold conditions, the Automobile Club of Southern California advises motorists to take extra precautions and make sure their vehicles are prepared for cold weather. ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 630   Words: 605]

6.Help Cool the World
Sure you care enough for the environment – you segregate your wastes at home, teach your kids not to litter candy wrappers just anywhere, make sure your car's emission parts are in good condition. But what will you say when respected scientists are ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007   Hits: 567   Words: 480]

7.Auto development comes with auto safety despite increasing fuel price
Although automakers face soaring gas prices, the automotive industry still prioritizes safety amid the fast-paced race to which brand is the best in terms of fuel-economy. The industry's new 'pre-crash' safety technologies target the crucial milliseconds before a crash ...
[Added: 23 Jan 2007   Hits: 1165   Words: 504]

8.Consumer's negligence causes auto part disorder - Car Care Council
The Car Care Council (CCC) reported on January 11 this year that results of vehicle check-up events during Car Care Aware Fairs across the US in April and October 2006 revealed that consumer's negligence is the main cause auto part disorders. According to them, nearly 9 out ...
[Added: 23 Jan 2007   Hits: 996   Words: 538]

9.2007 Nissan Bevel Concept Debuts at the 2007 NAIAS
Nissan has unveiled their Bevel Concept at the recent 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Bevel Concept is not conventional vehicle and you can easily tell by its door and window layout. It ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 460   Words: 511]

10.Suzuki Blizzard Concept Debuts at the 2007 Utah International Auto Expo
The Blizzard concept vehicle was created as part of the 2007 "Suzuki LIVE Series" which is a sequence of brand-dedicated concept vehicles specifically designed for life enthusiasts, adventurers, thrill-seekers and for those whose active lifestyle focuses ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 484   Words: 403]

11.Suzuki's 2007 XL7, "Wave" Grand Vitara Debuts at the 2007 SCIAS
In the news: American Suzuki Motor Corporation has presented its array of cars and SUVs at the 2007 South Carolina International Auto Show. Suzuki Motors has also brought their all-new XL7 midsize crossover SUV and their SX4 compact X-over (crossover). In addition to Suzuki's array of vehicles on ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 529   Words: 566]

12.New Cars, New Gadgets Presented at the 2007 NAIAS
The 2007 North American International Auto Show has become an event of glamour, fashion and technology. With all the celebrities and who's who that attended the event you would have mistaken it for the Grammy's. But of course the NAIAS is ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 402   Words: 476]

13.Award-wining Pickup From Honda: The Ridgeline
One of the hottest commodities in the pickup industry is the Honda Ridgeline. It has swept almost all truck of the year awards given out by major motor shows. This may not be a surprise, after all, the giant of ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 377   Words: 421]

14.Introducing the Jaguar C-XF Concept
Just when you thought you were the coolest in town after giving your car the upgrade, among them a GTO Borla exhaust, along comes a spiffier car you are now dying to get your hands on to. To say that Jaguar's newest cat on the ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 402   Words: 444]

15.Goodyear Explains The Advent Of New Tire Designs
We may not have noticed it but tires do have their own share of design and style. We may think of these car parts as simply those things we have to put on our vehicle's wheels and rims. We never may have noticed the fact that ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 485   Words: 382]

16.Chrysler Nassau: A Real Chrysler
What is a Chrysler and what should a Chrysler vehicle really offer? Well, the answer to this has been revealed during the 2007 North American International Auto Show (which is also commonly dubbed as the 2007 NAIAS) that is being currently held in Detroit. You see, ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 520   Words: 581]

17.Top Down Camaro: A New Star Rising
After the excitement of the Camaro coupe, General Motors is now ready to set forth a rising star in the form of the Camaro convertible. Earlier, the automaker has released images of the convertible concept ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 516   Words: 532]

18.GM Style, To Complete Hollywood Stars Sparkle in Detroit
General Motors will spearhead a glamorous event billed as Detroit's largest gathering of stars and cars. The event, called GM Style, will be held at the newly constructed pavilion near the General Motors Renaissance Center. The bigwigs in the auto industry as well the presence of sparkling stars ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007   Hits: 681   Words: 558]

19.Land Rover LR2 Takes On 2008
Whatever the terrain, whatever the road condition, whatever the time of year. It is quite an assurance that any Land Rover vehicle will deliver and it will deliver with excellence. And for 2008, the Land Rover brand would ...
[Added: 07 Jan 2007   Hits: 500   Words: 376]

20.Viral Change Infects The Trucking Industry
Gasoline prices fluctuate. So far, fluctuation leads to inflation. In addition, the turnover record for drivers is a mounting dilemma. To remedy this, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set forth new emission rules that are scheduled to take ...
[Added: 07 Jan 2007   Hits: 862   Words: 383]

21.VW Introduces Powertrain Roadmap For An Oil Free Epoch
Volkswagen, world's fourth largest car manufacturer after GM, Toyota and Ford has earlier published its powertrain roadmap which is intended to create a petroleum-free future. Fossil fuels need to be used as sparingly as possible. Hence, in an effort to clean air and ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2007   Hits: 572   Words: 391]

22.Ford Edge Goes Hip-Hop
The Ford Edge, long before it actually did enter the auto industry scene, has already been making waves. In fact, the Ford Motor Company has made sure that despite the company still having to sell vehicles and Ford car parts ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2007   Hits: 404   Words: 365]

23.Growing Honda Sales Could Result to New Engine Plant
Honda Motor Co. expects to get a 5 percent increase in sales in the global auto market. The increase is attributed to the purchase of 3.55 million vehicles this year. Sales is also expected to boom ever more hence; Honda plans to open a ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006   Hits: 397   Words: 363]

24.When You Get Irritated At A Badly Parked Car
How many times have you tried looking for a parking spot and all you see is this small Volkswagen vehicle taking up at least three vehicle spaces because it was badly parked? How many times have you left your vehicle parked in a very convenient spot only to ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2006   Hits: 678   Words: 512]

25.All-wheel Drive for Porsche 911 Targa
Porsche enthusiasts are excited about the new offer from Porsche. This offer is all about the permanent all-wheel drive given by the automaker to Porsche 911 Targa. The vehicle is now on sale. All-wheel drive (AWD), otherwise ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2006   Hits: 603   Words: 439]

26.GM Goes For Less Minivans, More Crossovers
Different times. Different needs. Different trends. Indeed, anywhere in the world, everything is changing. And if businesses would certainly like to keep their companies intact, they would have to go along with the flow and find what the market is really ...
[Added: 29 Nov 2006   Hits: 359   Words: 379]

27.Vehicle Design Award Given to Chevrolet Silverado Classic Hybrid
Chevrolet Hybrid Silverado gets top honors from Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) as best hybrid. The best hybrid is the newest award at the SEMA show. "The collaboration between Chevrolet, General Motors and SEMA is ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2006   Hits: 376   Words: 414]

28.BMW Hydrogen 7: For The Love Of The Environment
A new type of BMW machine has entered the automotive world. This time, despite it still being clad with the usual blend of high technology and really appealing BMW body parts (well, just like my favorite ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2006   Hits: 348   Words: 386]

29.Chrysler Intends to Save by Using 'Imported' Parts
To cut costs, Chrysler is outsourcing beyond North America and employing frugal plans to reduce expenses by $1,000 per vehicle. "We are willing to import with the focus on being competitive," said Tom LaSorda, Chrysler head during the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. LaSorda also stated that within ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2006   Hits: 346   Words: 361]

30.BMW Mini retains the success formula
Masterful – that's how auto critics describe BMW in connection with the manner by which it guides its Mini premium cars to achieve success in the auto market share. From its inception in 2001, Mini has already made money. The latest lineup of Mini, ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2006   Hits: 347   Words: 420]

31.Diesel Engines Get Some Work From Toyota And Isuzu
Together, two of the top Japanese auto manufacturers are going to form a partnership so as to bring a new kind of engine to the auto world. So which popular auto makers are these? It is going to be a joint venture of giants Toyota Motor Corporation ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2006   Hits: 384   Words: 388]

32.Infiniti Goes To China
Just this Thursday, November 9, 2006, the Asian country of China was able to welcome to its auto market the luxury brand Infiniti. For those who have no background on the Infiniti brand, this luxury brand is actually one of those brands under the Nissan Motor Company, ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2006   Hits: 364   Words: 360]

33.SEMA Show Flaunts What Auto Industry Got
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, the annually held premier automotive specialty products trade, flaunted the hottest and the most striking cars in the auto industry. This year's show started on October 31 and ended on the third day of November at the Las Vegas Convention Center. ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2006   Hits: 350   Words: 389]

34.Hyundai Motor America Gets Manufacturer Of The Year Title From Spanish Mag
It looks like the Spanish speaking parts of the United States have come to recognize one thing: that Hyundai Motor America would be the best recipient for the Manufacturer of the Year Award. It was Sobre ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006   Hits: 378   Words: 383]

35.Just When You Thought That The Hummer Was A Guzzler
You sure do love the way the Hummer vehicles go through various roads and road conditions without sweating a drop. You also do love the vehicle's muscles and all the power that they have in store. You also sure do ...
[Added: 07 Nov 2006   Hits: 388   Words: 379]

36.The Niche The Honda CR-V Has
In over 160 countries spread all across the globe, the Honda CR-V is being sold and marketed. And in most of these markets, the Honda CR-V has already gained much fame and reputation as a vehicle that just takes ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 394   Words: 373]

37.Drowsy Driving: More Felt At End Of Daylight Savings Time
This Saturday night, people all are going to set their clocks and their watches an hour back. If you have not been informed yet, well, it is time that you were told that Saturday is the end of daylight savings time. Such an event may ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 464   Words: 406]

38.Time To Review The Products, Ford
In the United States, it looks like the Ford Motor Company is trying to do all the best things it can so that it would be back as the number one US auto manufacturer. And one of the things that the company is doing ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006   Hits: 342   Words: 410]

39.Tundra: Ready To Rumble In The American Truck War
With a brand new factory in Texas, Toyota Motor Corp., a Japanese automaker takes aim at Ford and Chevy. In the American truck war, Toyota's gamble will be its 2007 Tundra – much larger Tundra. 2007 ...
[Added: 27 Oct 2006   Hits: 450   Words: 458]

40.Give Your Loved Ones The Gift Of Safety
Christmas is just a couple of months away. Christmas shopping would soon be at its height. However, it would be best if you do your shopping early on – today even, if you would like to. That way, you do get a lot of time to think ...
[Added: 26 Oct 2006   Hits: 431   Words: 465]

41.HUMMER Screams 'Look at Me'
Enthusiasts are saying that if a person wanted to go to a place where no ordinary vehicle can take him, Hummer can bring him there. Hummer has earned this standing in the rugged world of sport utility vehicle. Its vehicles are designed to handle rough roads, ...
[Added: 21 Oct 2006   Hits: 392   Words: 366]

42.New Battery Technology Promises 100 Miles
There is a new battery in the automotive town and this one is the brainchild, creation, and product of Technology Research Laboratories, or TRL. This new battery is not yet in the market but it has already been ...
[Added: 19 Oct 2006   Hits: 358   Words: 498]

43.Car Entertainment Systems Just Got Better
"Mobile music is no longer a luxury, it is a necessity for millions of people who take their music with them on their smart phone, iPod™ or other portable music device. This latest innovation allows consumers to enjoy their ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2006   Hits: 402   Words: 369]

44.Acura and XM: The First to Offer Complimentary Satellite Radio Program
Acura together with XM Satellite Radio, a leader in satellite radio satellite with over 7 million subscribers, will be offering a the very first complimentary satellite radio service program for Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles. ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 415   Words: 329]

45.Twenty Somethings Get Help From HERO Bus
Everything we do is risky. From going to the office to simple playing with your children. Even driving or commuting can be considered risks. Plainly, this is because everything we do can bring harm to ourselves. We may overdo things that could bring harm to ourselves. With ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 484   Words: 431]

46.2007: Year of Auto Contrasts and Extremes
It is time to experience the kick of contrasts and extremes in the automotive world because automakers are setting forth their idiosyncratic 2007 vehicle lineups. The latest vehicle models from Acura to Volvo will ...
[Added: 11 Oct 2006   Hits: 387   Words: 325]

47.Diesel Revolution: Spurred and Applied
Clean-diesel vehicles are expected to dominate the 2009 US vehicle market. In regard to this calculation, automakers are racing to convert their old technology into a fuel-saving sensation. Diesel revolution is encouraged in two developments. The first development is the venture to achieve cleaner fuel. The second ...
[Added: 10 Oct 2006   Hits: 356   Words: 383]

48.BMW Z4 – Flame Surfaces The Attention-Grabbing Coupe
BMW has unveiled its coupe version of the Z4 at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2005. BMW Z4 is a, 2-door, rear wheel drive sports car designed by Chris Bangle and was manufactured in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is made bigger and more powerful than its ancestor ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006   Hits: 350   Words: 323]

49.Chrysler Joins Paris Motor Show With new Wrangler And Avenge
The Paris Motor Show is soon going to open and all people interested in meeting the best of the best vehicles there is would sure be running towards that mentioned grand event. And the manufacturer of superb Chrysler parts has announced its own share of vehicles that ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006   Hits: 459   Words: 376]

50.Chevrolets Paints The HHR Black
Chevrolet did not think that their Chevrolet HHR vehicle model would actually become as popular as it is now. In fact, the brand is very much willing to admit that this vehicle has not been ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006   Hits: 443   Words: 378]

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