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12Sep/17

Greenpeace protests as BMW unveils new models at Frankfurt motor show

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – Germany’s BMW unveiled gleaming new models at Frankfurt motor show on Tuesday (September 12), including the i Vision Dynamics electric coupe – a new four-door electric car positioned between the i3 city car and the i8 hybrid sportscar. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Phantom: Rolls-Royce unveils its “pinnacle of luxury”

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Its founder once said “take the best that exists – and make it better”, and that’s what Rolls-Royce Motors says it’s done with the eighth version of the Phantom. Continue reading

26Jul/17

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, according to the UK government, in a move that follows a similar announcement by the French government. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

05Jul/17

Geely’s Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

VOLVO ADVERTISEMENT (VOLVO HANDOUT) – Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday (July 5) that all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids, spelling the eventual end to nearly a century of Volvos powered solely by the internal combustion engine. Continue reading

16Jan/17

U.S. should build better cars, says German economy minister

Germany’s economy minister tells Americans to ‘build better cars’ in response to Trump assertions he will hit German carmakers with a 35 percent U.S. import tariff.
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28Sep/15

New report shows chasm between car test results and real world

A report by an environmental campaign group reveals new European cars are spewing out more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show.

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22Sep/15

Introducing the BMW Concept M4 GTS

(Bayerische Motoren Werke AG) – The Concept GTS retains the 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine found in the current M4, but takes advantage of pioneering technologies such as water-injection – resulting in an increase in performance. It also benefits from a world first in OLED rear lights – the next step in ultra-high precision LED lighting, for a new look as darkness falls.

From aesthetics to acceleration, the BMW Concept M4 GTS perfectly blends motorsport pedigree with the latest in automotive innovation.

09Sep/15

Rolls-Royce unveils new ‘Dawn’ model

Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce unveils its new convertible ‘Dawn’ model.

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25Aug/15

Africa keeps duty-free access to U.S.

This production line is making top range BMWs – but it’s not in Germany, it’s in Pretoria.

The auto industry in South Africa is a key one – it accounts for around 6 percent of the economy and 12 per cent of exports.

That could be about to rise – thanks to the renewal of a key trade programme.
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