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2018 Lexus LS First Drive

On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
2018 Lexus LS When one imagines the enormous executive sedan that might be driven by a wealthy lawyer or banker (or their chauffeur), the mind naturally goes to the Mercedes S-Class or the BMW 7-Series. Venerable, enormous and expensive. But for those wanting to keep their driveway a little more understated, we also have the Lexus LS. Sure, ...

Jaguar Is Working On An F-Type Successor And It’ll Be A Hybrid

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Jaguar F Type Jaguar is hard at work bringing new SUVs and electric cars to the market, but it hasn’t lost sight of what made it a legend—sports cars. Design chief Ian Callum just confirmed to Auto Loud News that the company has a successor to the F-Type planned, and it’ll feature an electrified drivetrain. “There are a ...

The Mercedes Metris Drives Like The World’s Biggest C-Class

On Monday, September 25th, 2017
The Mercedes Metris The term “parts sharing” has a bad connotation in the automotive world. Typically, it’s used to describe cost-cutting measures where expensive cars receive parts from stuff that’s much cheaper. An extreme example is the Aston Martin DB7 borrowing its interior door handles from the first-gen Mazda Miata. But flip the equation around, and parts sharing ...

Renault Zoe Was Best-Selling Plug-In Model In Switzerland Last Month

On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Renault Zoe With 400 new plug-in electric vehicles registered last month in Switzerland, registrations were up 7%, with year-to-date number now up 40% YoY to 4,346 units. The Renault Zoe is benefiting from the ZE 40 version, having registered 105 units. The French hatchback was followed by Opel Ampera-e with 44 units, BMW i3 with 34 registrations. Tesla is quite ...

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi To Launch 12 New All-Electric Cars By 2022

On Monday, September 18th, 2017
Renaut Nissan Renault-Nissan Alliance will launch 12 separate all-electric vehicles globally by 2022 as part of the ‘Alliance 2022’ six-year strategic plan that also fully integrates recently acquired Mitsubishi Motors in their alliance. Over the same period, the Alliance will introduce 40 models with different levels of autonomy, including at least one that won’t require any human ...

LEVC TX Range-Extended Taxi Now Ready For The European Market

On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
LEVC TX London EV Company (LEVC), formerly the London Taxi Company, premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at Europe’s biggest auto show of 2017 in Frankfurt. Revealed in Germany’s famous ‘taxi beige’ colour for the first time, the TX is a striking addition to the visionary New Mobility World at the Frankfurt International Auto Show. The ...

How Adjustable Shock Absorbers Work

On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Front-Bilstein-Height-adjustable-5100-shocks-1995-2004-Toyota-Tacoma1 Shocks are the parts of a tire and wheel, basically the suspension machine in a automobile that soak up the pressure of bumps in order that the body of the vehicle doesn’t preserve bouncing at the suspension for a long term after the automobile is going over a bump. There are 4 shocks on each ...


2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Enters Second Model Year With Added Enhancements

On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced details surrounding the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4. A sibling to the well-established and popular Mirage hatchback, the Mirage G4 offers consumers a fresh dose of clean style, environmental consciousness, agility, connectivity, affordability and value. The 2018 Mirage G4 is currently available at Mitsubishi showrooms across the country ...

Kia Optima Sportswagon Phev Goes On Sale In The Uk

On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Kia-Optima-Sportswagon-PHEV Kia has added a plug-in hybrid version of the stylish and spacious Optima Sportswagon to its growing fleet of alternative-powertrain models. It will be sold as a single, highly specified stand-alone model priced at £32,645 after the Government’s plug-in car grant of £2,500. The Optima Sportswagon PHEV joins the Optima saloon PHEV, all-electric Soul EV, ...