Posts Tagged ‘Autoblog’

Mazda2 production fires up in Mexico

Mazda has officially kicked off production of the next-generation Mazda2 at the company’s new factory in Salamanca, Mexico. Alongside the auto assembly plant, operations have also commenced at the facility’s engine machining factory.

“With the start of production of the all-new Mazda2,…


Porsche rules out Macan, 911 hybrids

Believe it or not, between the 918 Spyder, the Cayenne and the Panamera, Porsche offers more plug-in hybrid models than any other brand. Yes, Porsche. But don’t expect that trend to continue. At least, not in the immediate future.

According to Top Gear, the E-Hybrid powertrain in the Cayenne…


2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek gets more infotainment, safety tech

A couple of months ago, Subaru rolled out a series of minor enhancements for the Impreza, and now it’s performed a similar upgrade to its more rugged counterpart, the XV Crosstrek. For 2015, the XV benefits from available EyeSight driver assistance suite, steering-responsive fog lights and a new…


Hilarious ad sells viewers on used 21-year-old Volvo wagon

Okay, while we’ve seen some strange yet effective car ads attract major attention over the years, including this beat-up Nissan Maxima and the hilarious couple selling an old Mercedes-Benz… But the funny classified ad for a used Volvo wagon is something you’ll want to behold.

Art Director…


Doctor: Schumacher making ‘some progress,’ could recover in three years

It’s been about a month since Formula One star Michael Schumacher was moved from a French hospital to his home in Lausanne, Switzerland. While the Schumacher family has kept quiet since moving Michael home, one of the physicians that has been treating the seven-time World Champion is speaking…


Ford readying dozen+ Mustang models for SEMA

Ford is unsurprisingly bringing a herd of its new 2015 Mustang models to next month’s SEMA show in Las Vegas. Over a dozen of them are arriving from top aftermarket outfits like Galpin Auto Sports, Steeda, Roush and others. The Blue Oval isn’t just shining a spotlight on the V8 model, though….


Porsche 918 Spyder already almost sold out?

Still planning on getting your hands on a Porsche 918 Spyder? You’d better act quickly, because word has it that the hybrid hypercar is nearly sold out.

While Porsche has reportedly only delivered a little over 30 of the 918 examples of the Spyder it plans to manufacture in total, Automotive…


2015 Dodge Charger priced from $32,495, Hellcat from $64,495 in Canada

Ladies and gentlemen, let’s get the most salient bit of information out of the way right off the bat: $64,495 (all prices exclude $1,695 destination). That’s the amount of money Dodge dealers will be asking for (at the very least, naturally) for a 2015 Charger Hellcat. That rather reasonable sum…


Autobild blows China’s fake BMW X5 sky high

The Germans famously love their cars. With high-speed cruising on the Autobahn and a lot of fun available from the country’s back roads, they have every reason to. Apparently, the country’s auto writers also take their jobs in advising the enthusiastic populace very seriously. As this video from…


Convertible demand has tanked over last seven years

Few things match the joy of open-roofed motoring. The wind runs through your hair, the sun beats down and the trees flash overhead, and it’s then that you realize that this elemental experience is just better than being permanently ensconced in stylized cage of steel and glass. Unfortunately for…


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