Motor

India Launches REVA-i Electric Car

REVA-i, India's first electric car was launched on Wednesday, 25th June, 2008 after years of research.

Shanghai drives to the front with car exports

Jin Jing Shanghai Daily 27.06.2008
Shanghai drives to the front with car exports

SHANGHAI may see a boom in automotive exports and trading after establishing itself as one of eight national automobile and spare parts export bases.


Chrysler will offer wireless Internet access in 2009 models

Ken Bensinger Los Angeles Times 25.06.2008
Chrysler will offer wireless Internet access in 2009 models

The struggling automaker's announcement comes shortly before California enacts a law that requires hands-free cellphone use while driving.

Hybrid: high mileage and high price- Honda Civic version debuts in India, promises 19-23 km/litre

New Delhi, June 18: The first hybrid car has hit Indian roads — and it’s a Honda Civic which will run on both petrol and battery power. Priced at a steep Rs 21.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the car is powered by a 1.3-litre petrol engine and an elec...


The FCX Clarity emits none of the gases responsible for global warming

The Japanese car manufacturer Honda has begun the first ever commercial production of a hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicle.

Tai O - Ngong Ping bus service resumes

Water supply to the villages near Tai O has resumed normal, the Islands District Office says. Tai O Road has reopened to public and the bus between Tai O and Ngong Ping is offering limited service.


Alfa Romeo 8c Spider

Teenee 14.06.2008
Alfa Romeo 8c Spider

Luigi Colani-Designed Suzuki Truck

BMW's GINA concept car today got us to thinking about concept cars in general. They exist at the inflection point where our dreams and technology meet. Whether we yearn for nuclear power, extreme performance or phallic shapes, we have the concept ...


BMW Builds a Shape-Shifting Car Out of Cloth

Chuck Squatriglia Wired Blog 12.06.2008
BMW Builds a Shape-Shifting Car Out of Cloth

Concept cars give automotive designers a chance to let their imaginations run wild, often with outlandish results. But even by that measure, BMW has come up with something as strange as it is innovative -- a shape-shifting car covered with fabric.

BMW Builds a Cloth Car

Gary Gastelu FOXNews.com 12.06.2008
BMW Builds a Cloth Car

They say beauty is only skin deep. Tell that to GINA.


BMW GINA Light Visionary Model: Premiere

With the development of the BMW GINA Light Visionary Model the BMW Group presents trendsetting solutions. Chris Bangle gives us a first impression of the ideas behind the process of sculpturing an experimental study. This is the story behind this ...

First full-LED headlamp for Audi R8

Effective immediately, the range of equipment available for the Audi R8 sports car now also includes the first full-LED headlamp. In addition to the daytime running light which now features 24 LEDs per headlamp, light-emitting diodes are also used...


Tai O ferry services enhanced

news.gov.hk 09.06.2008
Top priority: Permanent Secretary for Transport & Housing (Transport) Francis Ho says ferry services between Tai O and Tung Chung will be enhanced. Looking on is Director of Home Affairs Pamela Tan.

Ferry services between Tai O and Tung Chung will be enhanced until land transport fully recovers from dmage caused by recent rainstorms, Permanent Secretary for Transport & Housing (Transport) Francis Ho says.

Pedal Powered Four Wheel Drive SUV Invented in Germany

Christine Lepisto TreeHugger 06.06.2008
Pedal Powered Four Wheel Drive SUV Invented in Germany

Meet the Trailcart, the future of offroad adventure for the post peak oil generation. A series of lucky coincidences led Frank Fraune and his invention -- a four wheel drive pedal powered vehicle called the Trailcart -- to the Adventure and Offroa...


BMW’s Hydrogen Car Cleans The Air as You Drive

What if your car consumed carbon monoxide instead of spewing it out? Just such a vehicle was unveiled at last month’s SAE Congress in Detroit, which showcased some exciting green trends in the automotive industry. BMW stole the spotlight with its ...

Big and beautiful

Roger Boschman The Standard 04.06.2008
Big and beautiful

It is the worlds most exclusive coupe and the most expensive Bentley offered in Hong Kong, a collectors item at HK$7.38 million. And it is probably the most classic Bentley we have seen with connections to the famous Brooklands motor racing track.


New British sportscar produced

The Press & Journal 04.06.2008
New British sportscar produced

THOSE looking for a new car with exclusivity to boot will no doubt be filling out order forms following the show debut of a new British sportscar on June 9, when Breckland Technology removes the wraps from its two-seat V8 soft-top, the Beira, at L...

244 personalised number plates to be auctioned

The Transport Department will auction 244 personalised vehicle registration marks June 14 each at a reserve price of $5,000


Mexico hails Ford's 'global' car decision

Mexico celebrated Saturday after landing the biggest foreign manufacturing investment in its history, a $3 billion deal from Ford to build a new world car.

It's a Bus. It's a Train. It's Both!

Alexander Lew Wired.com 28.05.2008
It's a Bus. It's a Train. It's Both!

What do you get when you cross a bus with a train? A dual-mode vehicle that has the versatility of a bus, the speed of light rail and fuel economy vastly better than either.



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