Daniel Craig was the surprise celebrity that unveiled the new Range Rover Sport at a VIP event on the eve of the 2013 New York Auto Show. He pocketed $1 million for it, according to the New York Post. All he had to do was drive the new Range Rover Sport through Midtown Manhattan and onto the stage...
Renault shared a darkened image of its concept car scheduled to be unveiled at the 2013 Monaco F1 Grand Prix on May 24. The automaker dropped two more pictures today.
According to the French automaker's press blurb, "This concept car was designed and developed entirely by Renault Design as an expression of the brand’s passion and an illustration of how different takes on the same small city car are possible."
VW Golf's new Road Sign Recognition system shows how fast you should be driving and it adapts and adjusts according to road conditions. The system will use a camera mounted behind the rear view mirror and scans the road ahead to let you know how fast you should be driving by detecting and recognizing all road signs.
Mobil 1 has released a funny video of what it would be like if the McLaren Pit crew were at your house. The video shows a man driving a car on his way home where a Formula 1 model awaits him with a time board showing his exact time of arrive and his delay.
Why are automakers making so many faux pas in advertisements? First it was Ford's controversial print advertising showing women all tied up. Now Hyundai is apologizing for its work.
The banned commercial, created by agency Innocean Europe for Hyundai UK, shows a middle aged man attempting to commit suicide in a closed garage by leaving the engine running and a hose connecting the exhaust pipe to the cabin. His attempts fail because the Hyundai's ix35 is a fuel cell version that emits water vapor.
Mazda announced that it turned an annual net profit for the first time in five years. The automaker pocketed a total of $364.3 million at the end of the 2012 fiscal year, on March 31, whereas on the same day of 2011, they had recorded a loss of $1.14 billion.
Audi is bringing its ultra light, high performance TT Coupe study to this year's GTI Wörthersee meet, held between May 8 and 11 in Reifnitz, Austria. The TT Ultra Quattro Concept will combine minimal weight and maximum sportiness.
Volvo is making a claim of 25 percent reduction in fuel consumption with a very innovative idea. According to the automaker, they are improving fuel efficiency by 25 percent via it's KERS - kinetic energy recovery system. Known as Flywheel KERS, it is fitted to the rear axle.
Michael Schumacher will be taking on the challenge to tackle the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a modern Formula One car. Niki Lauda suffered a horrible crash on the ring in 1976, and the track was deemed too dangerous for Formula 1 racing.
Renault's Twizy concept car has got some race in it. The concept doesn't look fit for it though but the Twizy Sport F1 borrows more than just a paint job.
It will boast the same kinetic energy recovery system that its big F1 counterparts use. It has the ability to supercharge the Twizy's power output to six times normal levels. And while that really only results in delivering 100 horsepower, it's enough to get the Twizy Sport F1 from zero to sixty in six seconds.