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The 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO Is Here

On Monday, May 30th, 2016
2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO The best line from the press release on the updated 2017 Nissan GT-R NISMO is “A new significantly reinforced hood avoids deformation at extremely high speeds, allowing it to keep its aerodynamic shape.” In other words, the GT-R NISMO no longer has unintentional active aerodynamics. That’s a good thing. As you might guess, the NISMO ...

Nissan ProPilot Leads The Way For Autonomous Technology At Ise-Shima G7 Summit

On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
Nissan Technology At Ise-Shima G7 European Council President Donald Tusk had a front-seat view to Nissan’sProPilot autonomous drive technology on Thursday at the G7 summit in Ise-shima, Japan. The EC President’s car was among a cavalcade of Group of Seven next-generation vehicles.   The Nissan autonomous drive road sessionwas one of a number of events planned during the Japan-hostedG7 Summit ...

Hyundai Motor Santa Fe Sport Earns 2016 Top Safety Pick+

On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Hyundai Santa 2016 The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport when equipped with optional front crash prevention, has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ award today for achieving a high level of safety standards. The Santa Fe Sport received good ratings in the institute’s moderate overlap front, small overlap front, side, roof strength and ...

Nissan Electrifies UEFA Champions League Final In Milan

On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Nissan Electrifies UEFA Nissan will be electrifying the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan this weekend. As the official global automotive sponsor of Europe’s most prestigious football competition, Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles to UEFA and associated sponsors to transport guests and officials during the final weekend. The company will also have the honour of ...


Google Car Boss: Deal With FCA Is Just 100 Minivans

On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
Google Car Google and FCA are working together to develop 100 self-driving minivans, but for now, that’s it. So says Google car czar John Krafcik. Google is still talking to other automakers about partnerships, “This is just FCA and Google building 100 cars together,” Krafcik told the wire service at an energy conference in Washington. The companies ...

Volvo Unveils XC40 And V40 Concepts

On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Volvo-Concept Volvo Cars today unveiled two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small car strategy. Today’s newly-revealed 40 series concepts demonstrate for the first time how Volvo plans to expand into the large and lucrative global market for premium small cars ...

Top Tips For Getting The Most Resale Value Out Of A Car

On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Vintage Classic Car Cars are a big factor to consider economically. Not only are they one of the biggest ongoing costs of our lives. For a lot of us, they tend to be one of the most expensive assets we’ll ever get our hands on as well. Unlike other assets, cars start to depreciate immediately. There’s nothing you ...

You Could Get A Mercedes For Under Ten Grand!

On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Mercedes Mercedes is one of the highest sought after car manufacturers in the world. If you finish work, and you drive home in a Mercedes, you know you’ve made something of your life. Your car has a rock song named after it for crying out loud! That said, what about for those of us who don’t ...

Ford GT’s Optional Carbon-Fiber Wheels Save 2 Pounds Each

On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Ford Carbon-Fiber Wheels We now have confirmation that, just like the Shelby GT350R Mustang, the new Ford GT supercar will offer carbon-fiber wheels. While they’re standard on the R, the lighter wheels will be an option on the carbon-bodied GT. Ford says that these wheels use the latest carbon tech, including a new resin and more-advanced fibers. The ...