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Pininfarina Showcases Its Jewels in Turin

Pininfarina Showcases Its Jewels in Turin

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel The Hague, June 15, 2018. For the aficionados of Italian design, the yearly Salone di Torino always has interesting themes in store. ... Continue reading

Bugatti Has Full Communication With The Chiron...Like In Formula One

Bugatti Has Full Communication With The Chiron...Like In Formula One

Just like most of our audience, I do not have a Bugatti Chiron so I probably would not use it for my daily drives. ... Continue reading

Cadillac Unveils New V8

Cadillac Unveils New V8

The design of the engine is exceptional with so-called ‘reverse’ porting. The exhaust ports lie on the inside of the 90 degrees V of the cylinder banks, while intake ports are placed on the V’s outside., a ‘ Hot V’ design. It is not new but Cadillac has put the twin-scroll turbochargers as well as the catalyt ... Continue reading

2015 New Car Reviews

2015 New Car Reviews

2015 Cars Reviews; Here are the ... Continue reading

Bugatti Develops 3D-printed Titanium Brake Caliper

Bugatti Develops 3D-printed Titanium Brake Caliper

When the first 3D-printers were introduced, I was intrigued and excited. I would have liked to get one as soon as they became affordable: wouldn’t it be nice to make some jewelry or so? Soon after, I forgot about buying such an expensive apparatus just for fun, but kept an eye on the developments and the products tha ... Continue reading

New Volkswagen Jetta¸but not for Europe

New Volkswagen Jetta¸but not for Europe

VW claims improved fuel efficiency, better driving dynamics, while safety and infotainment technology have been improved. ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Produced More Than 6 Million Cars In 2017

Volkswagen Produced More Than 6 Million Cars In 2017

This past year, Volkswagen established a new production record thanks to an extension of the model lines and growing demand worldwide. They built more than 60 models in more than fifty factories. ... Continue reading

Volvo Ghent Will Build Cars For Lynk & Co

Volvo Ghent Will Build Cars For Lynk & Co

Just like Volvo, Lynk belongs to the Chinese Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd ... Continue reading

Alfa Romeo Returns to Formula 1, But Only By Name

Alfa Romeo Returns to Formula 1, But Only By Name

Last April, Sauber confirmed it would end their engine deal with Ferrari and begin a new contract with Honda engines next year. ... Continue reading

Henny Takes A First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Henny Takes A First Look: 2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Who would need such large vehicles in Europe….? It is an exception when you see a Ford Ranger or a Toyota Hilux. With just over 80,000 units sold in the first half of this year, the European market is very small compared to the US. where in the same time nearly 217 thousand mid-size and 1.1 million full-size pickups ... Continue reading

China's Geely Acquires American Builder of Flying Cars Terrafugia +VIDEO

China's Geely Acquires American Builder of Flying Cars Terrafugia +VIDEO

This is an extremely exciting sector and we believe Terrafugia is ideally positioned to change the mobility as we currently understand it and(we) herald the development of a new industry in doing so. ... Continue reading

Rinspeed Mobility Pod System Includes Total and Versatile Use – No Waste or Obsolescence

Rinspeed Mobility Pod System Includes Total and Versatile Use – No Waste or Obsolescence

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel The Hague, October 24,2017. The Swiss think tank Rinspeed reveals a concept for a smart and clean mobility system with a clever chassis body construction. ... Continue reading

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

First Drive Semi-Autonomous 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel LISBON, March 2016. When the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class was unveiled at the Detroit auto show in January, there was already a lot written about its active and passive safety systems. Last summer, I joined a Mercedes-Benz tech-day where the new MB technologies were ... Continue reading

Magna Introduces 'Invisible' Autonomous Technology For Integration Into Every Vehicle

Magna Introduces 'Invisible' Autonomous Technology For Integration Into Every Vehicle

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel <.p>The Hague September 26, 2017; Last week, Magna, the largest automotive supplier of North America, joined the race for developing fully autonomous driving cars with a new platform called MAX4. The platform includes cameras, radar, LiDAR and ultrasonic sensors, ... Continue reading

With Electrification, Volvo Has a Good Story for Investors

With Electrification, Volvo Has a Good Story for Investors

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor Thew Auto Channel The Hague, September 26,2017. Recently, Volvo Cars announced that from 2019 all new models will be hybrid or fully electric. ... Continue reading

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