The new Picanto supermini

The new Picanto supermini from Kia sees the car manufacture heading toward a slicker more attractive style targeting the younger generation. Today pictures of the second generation city car has been released today to give car lovers a sneak peak at what they will see shortly in showrooms. Kia will launch the car in March […]

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2011 year of the electric car

With the government car grant for plug-ins starts this month, they are lauding it as the year of the electric, or the shocking year. Six models of vehicles qualify for money in the sum of as much as £5,000. They are Smart Fortwo Electric Drive,  Citroen Czero,  Mitsubishi iMiEV,  Peugeot iON,  Tata Vista EV,  and […]

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Lotus shows off in LA

Take a look at these supercharged photos of Lotus’ latest and you’ll know as well as I why it is worth mentioning. Imagine driving down Rodeo Drive or Sunset Boulevard in one of these. Lotus is re-inventing itself as a luxury carmaker, taking on the likes of the current CEO’s previous employers Porsche, Ferrari, and […]

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Jaguar’s electric supercar C-X75

Jaguar’s electric supercar C-X75 has made its first UK appearance in London. The stunning C-X75 is out to win the hearts of London’s Christmas shoppers with its modern design and high performance. It will be on display at Jaguar Boutique in Berkeley Hotel, Knightsbridge. Jaguar’s Design Director, Ian Callum commented, ‘We are proud of the […]

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Tata Motors looking for Midlands workers

The Indian car firm, Tata Motors, is seeking production staff and engineers, due to its expansion into electric cars in the Midlands. Tata Motors in Coventry will increase its workforce by nearly 200. The car company’s European Technical Centre, TMETC, as well as a recently built electric car factory are Tata’s interests in Coventry. The […]

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Jaguar XJ a blast from the future

The new Jaguar XJ has been described as “a blast from the future”, but it has also retained some essential elements of classic elegance.  Combined with the most advanced technology, the end product is the best of both worlds, according to many of the experts in the field of auto excellence. Top Gear named the […]

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Nissan’s Leaf is Car of the Year

The Car of the Year, Nissan’s Leaf is not only the first electric car to ever win this distinction, but also one of the cars with the most zeros on its score sheet.  Apparently, there were sufficient judges who ranked it well enough for it to overcome the Alfa Romeo Giulietta by nine points. In […]

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Honda to send in the hybrids

Honda is investing itself something huge in the future of the environmentally friendly automobile.  Even as they are working on the hydrogen fuel cell Charity in California, they have developed three hybrid cars for use in the UK. All of the cars feature the excellent standards Honda is known for as far as engine reliability, […]

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Top Gear votes RCZ top coupe

Top Gear Magazine has named the RCZ by Peugeot as the number one coupe of the year for 2010.  They say that it is a well-balanced auto that is effortless to drive fast and always feels under control. Over 2000 of the cars have been sold since its UK launch back in June of this […]

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Audi A6 released

You can order your new Audi A6 in the UK beginning January 2011.  Prices start just over £30,000, including the 20 per cent VAT, and deliveries will be made in the spring. You can choose between one of three diesel engines or settle for the petrol model.  The 2.0 TDI is the fastest at speeds […]

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