Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BORGWARD Returns to Auto World Stage

Fast facts:
  • Stuttgart-based group unveils BX7 SUV & the TS version of the BX7 at the IAA, BX 7 PHEV also coming 
  • Medium-term sales target of 500,000-plus vehicles pa  
  • Market launch in Germany and the rest of Europe within the next 2 years
  • Brand to launch in China in first half of 2016
  • New plant already completed in China 

Monday, September 21, 2015

Daimler and Renault-Nissan Alliance Goes From Strength to Strength

  • Original project portfolio has more than quadrupled to 13 projects on three continents
  • Significant 2015 milestones include groundbreaking of joint assembly plant in Mexico
  • Expansion of cooperation portfolio into pickup trucks
  • Infiniti Q30 revealed at FIMS with production to start Q4 2015
  • EV versions of new smart fortwo and forfour to be powered by Renault electric motors

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Global Unveiling of Jaguar Land Rover Bond Cars

At a glance:

  • Jaguar and Land Rover stunt vehicles Jaguar C-X75, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender make international debut in Frankfurt, Germany 
  • SPECTRE cast members Naomie Harris and David Bautista attend star-studded event ahead of reveal at motor show 
  • Guests entertained by British singer and musician John Newman 
  • Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations [SVO] as well as Jaguar and Land Rover Design worked with filmmakers on the conception and creation of the Bond 
  • SVO is responsible for the most luxurious and highest performing cars that Jaguar Land Rover makes 
  • Jaguar and Land Rover to release exclusive and interactive behind-the-scenes SPECTRE content on http://www.jaguar.com and http://www.landrover.com 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Top 10 Start-ups to exhibit at the Connected Car Expo, Nov. 17

The Los Angeles Auto Show's Connected Car Expo released its list of Top Ten Automotive Start-ups. They were chosen because of their potential to shape the future of the new automotive industry and make cars safer, more accessible and more exciting.

2015 Top 10 Automotive Start-ups:
  • Capio 
  • Driversiti
  • Elio Motors
  • Getaround 
  • High Mobility
  • HopSkipDrive
  • Nebula Systems
  • Quanergy
  • Sober Steering
  • TriLumina

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