There’s a new hog set to prowl on American roads. Harley-Davidson has introduced the new Blackline motorcycle in its Dark Custom lineup, effectively a Softail “symbolising defiance”, designed for younger riders with a bit of a rebel streak in them.
General Motors (GM) has released images and further details of the upcoming Chevrolet Sonic at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.
Hyundai has finally unveiled the Hyundai Veloster at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.
Erteks Auto Decoration company, maker of Turkey's first sports car, now plans to go electric, with plans to build an electric car called Etox in the near future.
Pictures of a face-lifted 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan, which was supposed to be unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in March 2011, have found their way on the web. The photos sprang up on Volkswagen's German site but were promptly removed without any explanation.
The 2012 BMW 6-series, with a panoramic sunroof, has been caught testing in Munich, Germany.
Mahindra TR40, the pick-up truck designed for the U.S. market, is back in the news for yet another controversy. According to FuelEconomy.gov, the TR40 returns a mileage of 19/21 mpg in city and highway respectively. That's 9 mpg less than Mahindra's claim of 30 mpg initially!
Porsche has started testing its three all-electric Boxsters in Germany. The Porsche Boxster is powered by twin electric motors that produce a total output of 241 bhp, and a battery pack that produces 29 kWh of power.
Wheego has launched the Whip LiFe – a small, two-seat electric car for 2011 at the LA Motor Show.
The all-green Nissan Leaf is at the top of its game. Fifty-seven auto journalists from 23 European nations have voted the 100 percent electric vehicle as the 2011 European Car of the Year, beating 40 contenders to win Europe's most prestigious motoring prize. This is the first time that an electric vehicle has won this accolade in the 47-year history of the annual competition.
Porsche has released a teaser shot of a clay model of the 918 Spyder.
BMW has officially confirmed the launch of the production version of the "Vision Efficient Dynamics" concept, which the company unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2009.
The Honda Fit hybrid will be cheaper than the Honda Insight
Remember Toyota's plans to create a new Prius brand? Looks like they are moving in that direction.
The consolidation and unification of the motor world continues. Daimler and Renault have confirmed they will co-operate on platform and drivetrain sharing. The deal will see the two auto majors collaborating on future products.