From October 4th to 19th the Mondial Paris Motor Show took place. This show is one top tier events in the automotive world and is held every two years. Some numbers: 265 brands, over a 100 new cars, 40 press conferences and an astonishing 1.253.513 visitors. No wonder all major car manufacturers make an effort to present their best with the latest design and also with the newest and greenest technology. Continue reading
An article on Luxury Daily stated an interesting question: How thoroughly should a car brand’s racing traditions be woven into a brand’s image? Does a ‘racing image’ attract or reject customers?
“The first thing many brands do is build a performance model to prove quality, sustainability, longevity and to show that it can compete,” said Lauren Fix, automotive expert. “Almost all brands raced in some form and period,” she said. It creates a following and …. Continue reading
At the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan presented two spectacular concept cars. Beautiful design that is accomplished by collaboration with young consumers. Continue reading
Citroën decided to make a new version of their iconic DS: a DS premium class sedan. They reveal it in a few days: on December 19th. Why is the DS so beloved and what should the new one look like? Continue reading
“Is the Cadillac ELR a threat to the Tesla Model S ?” That question was brought up by the CNBC presenters and their correspondent Phil LeBeau in the video after the break. Here is our thought on the future in Europe of the ELR, which had its European debut at the 2013 Geneva Motorshow. …Continue reading
What changes could electric vehicles (EV’s) accomplish in the automotive industry? With the whole new power system of electricity, EV’s maybe don’t have to look the same as their competitors that drive on fossil fuels. Nissan developed a concept car that explores the look of electric vehicles. …Continue reading
Buying a car is an exciting experience for most people. They spend a lot of time and energy in researching options, visiting dealers and test-driving. By doing so you minimize the risk of buying a car which does not suit your needs …Continue reading
Gadget site Gizmodo posts this innovative Camper Van today. The driving leisure home is based on a Volkswagen T5 Transporter van. The Doubleback extension features a soft pop-up roof tent that allows you to stand inside, but it’s been further equipped for camping duties with an extending pod that adds an extra six and a half feet of living space inside. The interior of the pod is equipped with a large bed, but it can be folded down so the space can be also used for other activities.