|Audi of America announces pricing for the electrified 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron|
|•The A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid is the first step towards an electrified future for Audi, combining a premium driving experience with the efficiency of an electric motor.
•The effective cost to buyers nationwide can be even lower with applicable federal and state incentive and tax credits.
•Vehicle is the first of many Audi e-tron models to come to the U.S.
Audi announced U.S. prices for the all-new 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron® will begin at $37,900, and purchasing customers may qualif...[Read more...]|
|THE NEW VOLVO DRIVE-E POWERTRAIN FAMILY – WORLD-LEADING ENGINE OUTPUT VERSUS CO2 EMISSIONS|
|Volvo Car Group's new two-litre, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family can truly be considered as offering customers a world-class blend of drivability and low CO2 emissions. The Volvo S60 T6 with 306 horsepower and the new 8-speed automatic is the first car in this segment that delivers over two horsepower per gram CO2 from a combustion engine only – and the D4 with 181 horsepower and manual gearbox is the first diesel car on this power level in the premium D-segment with CO2 emissions under ...[Read more...]|
|JAGUAR LAND ROVER ANNOUNCES POWERTRAIN RESEARCH PROJECT TO PUSH BOUNDARIES OF HYBRID AND BATTERY-ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY|
| ||◾Jaguar Land Rover to lead a £16.3m ($25,354,650m USD) 'Evoque_e' collaborative research project to develop new hybrid and battery-electric vehicle (BEV) technology
◾Evoque_e is supported by the UK's innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board to encourage collaboration between industry, suppliers and leading universities in the UK
◾Jaguar Land Rover will showcase a number of the other collaborative research projects at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2013, the UK's leading event for automoti...[Read more...]|
|THE 2014 NISSAN LINEUP: CHARTING THE CHANGES|
|Following a banner 2013 model year that saw the introduction of all-new generations of the Nissan Altima, Nissan Sentra and Nissan Pathfinder, the parade of innovative all-new designs continues for 2014. Leading the way is the right-sized Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo commercial van (on sale now), the stylish entry-level Nissan Versa Note hatchback (on sale now) and the next-generation Nissan Rogue compact SUV (coming late 2013).
Also, the previously announced Pathfinder Hybrid model joins the P...[Read more...]|
|MODEL YEAR 2014: MORE EFFICENT, DOWNSIZED ENGINES AND AN EXTENDED R-LINE RANGE HEAD THE CHANGES|
| ||New 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI® engine to feature in Jetta, Beetle, and Passat, replacing the 2.5-liter five cylinder. R-Line® range expands to five models.
• Jetta SE and SEL models are fitted with new 170-horsepower 1.8-liter engine, offering a manufacturer predicted highway fuel economy improvement of 16 percent
• All Jetta models now have independent rear suspension
• VW Car-Net™ connected services introduced across a broad range of models
• New 1.8-liter engine in...[Read more...]|