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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

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review by Henny Hemmes

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review by Henny Hemmes

First Drive Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class By Henny Hemmes ... Continue reading

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

BMW i8 Plug-in Sports Car Proto-type First Drive By FIA Champion Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel MIRAMAS, France, August 6, 2013. Just a week after the official debut of the electric i3, the first model of the BMW i brand, some prototypes of the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car were ready for tests at the company’s proving ground in the south of France. BM ... Continue reading

First View: 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

First View: 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor MUNICH - September 20, 2016: It will be no surprise that Mini has built a JCW variant of the latest generation Clubman. Nowadays, you do not have to choose a racy looking coupe or hatch to be able to go into the sport mode. From SUV’s to station wagons, every segment has fast va ... Continue reading

Coming To America? First Drive: 67 MPG 2015 Citroën Cactus Diesel By Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

Coming To America? First Drive: 67 MPG 2015 Citroën Cactus Diesel By Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel AMSTERDAM, August 2014. Citroën has introduced its new C4 Cactus, a small family car that is relatively cheap. The French manufacturer has saved weight by shedding excessive technology and interior trim. Our first drive will tell if going back to simplicity still ... Continue reading

Jaguar I-Pace Concept - Another Shiny Star at the 2016 LA Auto Show + VIDEO

Jaguar I-Pace Concept - Another Shiny Star at the 2016 LA Auto Show + VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor THE AUTO CHANNEL LOS ANGELES - November 28, 2016: Last week, we reported about the Cadillac Escala Concept http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2016/11/23/309793-concept-cars-like-cadillac-escala-shine-2016-la-auto-show.html, one of the stars in the Los Angeles Convention Center. An ... Continue reading

Concept Cars - Like the Cadillac Escala - Shine at the 2016 LA Auto Show +VIDEO

Concept Cars - Like the Cadillac Escala - Shine at the 2016 LA Auto Show +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor THE AUTO CHANNEL LOS ANGELES - November 23, 2016. This year, there may not have been so much exciting news with respect to production vehicles, but that does not mean there were no eye catchers. ... Continue reading

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