Verheugen: car emission rules could be more specific

The inquiry committee on Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) heard Günter Verheugen, Commissioner for enterprise and industry 2004-2010, on how the current legislation on car emissions was drafted during his tenure. MEPs also heard Peter Lakin, vice president of Faurecia, on emission control technologies. Former Commissioner Verheugen argued that as Commissioner for industry […]

Cadillac Unveils Escala Concept, Previewing Future Design Direction

2016 Cadillac Escala concept | Cadillac The Escala Concept debuts in California tonight, introducing the next evolution of Cadillac design and previewing the craftsmanship and technology being developed for many future models. Following a series of private previews, Escala will be displayed this weekend at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Concept showcases future design […]


One-off limited edition of 20 roadsters following the introduction of the coupé, all sold, at a starting price of 2 million euros plus tax V12 naturally aspirated engine with 770 hp: most powerful built by Lamborghini, weight to power ratio 2.04 kg/hp Lamborghini rear-wheel steering, carbon fiber monocoque and body, advanced aerodynamics Touchscreen access to connected infotainment: internet, web radio, […]

New Honda Civic hatchback heads stateside

Production and export of US Civic hatchback commences Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) in Swindon, UK is global production hub for hatchback model Production for European Civic hatchback model starts later this year with sales starting early 2017 Production of the US version of the new Civic hatchback has started at Honda’s UK manufacturing […]

Audi increases sales in all regions

• Around 149,400deliveries worldwide in July –up 2.3percent • Saleschief DietmarVoggenreiter: “Despite difficult overall conditions, global demand has remained stable for Audi” • China launch for new Audi A4L AUDI AG has started the second half of the year with sales growth: In July, the company sold 149,400 units, up 2.3 percent year-on-year. The brand […]