Renault can keep the name Zoe

Automaker Renault will be able to keep Zoe as the name for its new electric car.  This was determined in court when a French judge decided that naming the automobile Zoe would not cause a threat to the dignity of French girls named Zoe. A suit alleging just such a thing was brought against Renault […]

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Scotland says Suzuki Swift, Best Small Car

The Association of Scottish Motoring Writers has voted the Suzuki Swift, Best Small Car.  The Swift also won in the safety category for its combination of 7 air bags and excellent crash test rating. The newest Swift has gone through some improvements, such as the addition of stronger steel, a longer wheelbase, and low profile […]

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Winter Driving Essentials

Car accessories company, www.proppa.com, have put together some winter driving tips.  Nobody can predict if winter conditions are likely to be as bad as last year when stories of traffic gridlock and motorists being stranded were widespread. The unpredictability of winter weather often results in misery on the roads for thousands of motorists. Breakdown services […]

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Maybach Go Even More Up Market

The slow sales of the Maybach is forecasting its demise, with only 317 cars coming out of the factory in 2009. Based on the Mercedes S-class (W220) the slow down in sales of the top of the range luxury saloon continues, despite Daimler trying to boost sales by releasing new colours and different models, including […]

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Armoured E-Class Mercedes

Protecting passengers has been a long term aim in which Mercedes takes pride However, this delicate and subtle protection of passengers has been elevated to higher levels in the latest Mercedes-Benz E-Guard. The E-Guard, derived from the standard E-Class, is the newest add-on to the company’s armoured vehicle range. It has been equipped with more […]

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Impreza WRX STI Travis Xbox

A single Impreza WRX has been built by Subaru of the US to commemorate Travis Pastrana’s third successive National Championship in Rally America Subaru are going to display this single Impreza WRX STI this weekend at the automobile show in Chicago. It was built in tribute to, the guy who succeed in winning nine medals […]

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Google tests driverless cars on US roads

Google is apparently expanding its hands-free technology.  Not for talking on the phone while driving, but for driving itself.  The company just revealed that it’s been testing robot driven cars on U.S. roadways to the tune of some 140,000 miles. The cars, specially adapted Toyota Priuses, have been driving around the state of California on […]

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Sesto Elemento, the new Lamborghini dream car

Lamborghini finally officially unveiled its new Sesto Elemento, a concept car of futuristic design and materials.  The new sports car can reach speeds of 185 MPH, with low gas emissions.  It can also do 0-62 MPH in about 2.5 seconds. It achieves these statistics because of its amazingly low weight.  Even with 4-wheel drive and […]

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