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Aston Martin May Have Killed SUV Plans

Jul 24 2014 10:30 AM | Aston Martin
Every luxury automaker it seems has gone mad for SUVs. Companies like Lamborghini, Bentley, and even Rolls-Royce are hard at work on a SUV. But it seems that one has possibly gone back on their plans.

Back in 2009, Aston Martin showed off the Lagonda SUV concept. Reactions to the concept were mixed to say in the least. But former CEO Dr. Ulrich Bez said the company was considering go ahead with the project. Now Aston Martin's Director of Design, Marek Reichman hints that SUV may have been axed.

“We first showed the Lagonda SUV concept back in 2009. We still have plans for the brand. There might be some surprises in the marque’s re-establishment into the market place, but as a very unique coachbuilt experience. And t...

Opel CEO Talks Up New EV

Jul 24 2014 07:15 AM | Opel/Vauxhall News
Earlier this week, we reported on the rumor that the Opel Ampera was to go away once the next-generation Chevrolet Volt was introduced. Well it seems to be true. Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann tweeted that the Ampera is on its way out. But another electric vehicle will take it place in the future.

"After the eventual run-out of the current generation Ampera, we'll introduce a successor product in the electric vehicle segment. Our next electric vehicle will be part of our massive product offensive – with 27 new vehicles in the 2014-2018 time frame. We see eMobility as important part of the mobility of tomorrow and we will continue to drive down costs & deliver affordability," Neumann said on twitter.

So what could...

GM Issues Six Recalls, Covers 717,950 Vehicles

Jul 23 2014 01:55 PM | GM News
General Motors has announced another set of recalls that will cover 717,949 vehicles. Unlike the previous set of recalls, this set doesn't include any dealing with the ignition switch. Here are the recalls:

414,333 vehicles equipped with the power height-adjustable driver or front passenger seats could have a bolt that holds height-adjuster actuator may become loose or fall out. If this happens, the seat can freely move up and down, and cause a safety hazard when involved in a accident.2010-2012 Cadillac SRX2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox2010-2012 GMC Terrain2011-2012 Buick LaCrosse2011-2012 Buick Regal2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro124,008 vehicles will need to have their lower seat track inspected due to an incomplete weld on the sea...

Review: 2014 Hyundai Accent SE

Jul 23 2014 06:25 AM | William Maley in Reviews

At one time, the subcompact was seen as the penalty box in the automotive marketplace. The reasons for buying one were the low cost and high fuel economy. But in return, subcompacts were devoid of many comforts found in larger vehicles such as air cond...

Ford Divulges Engine and Towing Specifications For 2015 F-150

Jul 22 2014 01:45 PM | William Maley in Ford News

Has it really been seven months since Ford unveiled the 2015 F-150 at the Detroit Auto Show? Yes it has. Since that time, the blue oval has been keeping its lips shut on the power and towing numbers for the F-150. Well today, Ford has decided to reveal...

Rumorpile: Opel Ampera To Disappear In 2016

Jul 22 2014 08:35 AM | William Maley in Opel/Vauxhall News

While the Chevrolet Volt has been doing ok in sales chart (ranging from 1,478 to 1,777 units since March), the same cannot be said for the Opel Ampera. When it launched in 2012 and took home the European Car Of The Year award, the model sold 5,200 unit...

Spying: Next-Generation Chevrolet Camaro Makes Its First Appearance

Jul 21 2014 04:25 PM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

Ford is readying the 2015 Mustang, while Dodge is getting the refreshed 2015 Challenger ready to be sent out to dealers. What does Chevrolet have in store for the Camaro? Well the first set of spy shots have come out and it appears there is a lot in st...