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BMW X3 M: More Power for the mid-size SUV

February 19, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

BMW X3 M: More Power

With the BMW X3 M (2019), BMW M GmbH is expanding its program with an extremely sporty mid-size SUV. The new six-cylinder engine in the sporty SUV makes 480 hp, in the X3 M Competition, the unit is even stronger. Read more

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center to Drive Innovation in Connectivity, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles

Ford is opening the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto to accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data
Ford forms research alliance with Stanford, delivering Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle to university engineers for next phase of testing
Dragos Maciuca, an experienced Silicon Valley engineer, joins Ford from Apple to serve as senior technical leader at Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto; additional hiring plans will support Ford having one of the largest automotive research teams in Silicon Valley

Ford today opens the Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. Read more

Mazda: Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US

October 10, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Mazda Has Highest Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy in US
Mazda Motor Corporation has announced thatthe Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report, released by the US
Environmental Protection Agency on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel
Economy for the 2013 model year. Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row.

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Mercedes AMG expects to sells 45,000 cars in 2014 – plus 50 %

May 6, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

Mercedes AMG sold 45,000 cars in 2014 - 50% more

High Performance on the uptrend: Mercedes-tuner AMG is selling more than 45,000 cars in 2014. “We have increased our sales by 50 percent in the first quarter,” said AMG CEO Tobias Moers, to the automotive week. “I assume that this growth will continue throughout the year.” Thus the AMG sales have doubled within two years. Read more

MotorGeeks | VW Bus makes Toast

May 5, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: MotorNews

RealGeekStuff | VW Bus makes Toast

Why, one may well ask, do really good marketing gadgets end up on the Japanese market, without our having a hope of getting our hands on them?

Has any reader ever managed to set eyes on one of these toasters, which not only resembles a VW bus, but also pops out slices of toast with the famous VW logo on them? Read more

Adventurer’s wanted: Limited-edition Renault Captur Helly Hansen

May 5, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

Filed Under: MotorNews

 

Limited-edition Renault Captur Helly Hansen: the adventure starts here!

French car maker Renault has joined forces with popular outdoor sport and leisure clothing brand Helly Hansen to market the first Renault Captur to feature Extended Grip, a system designed to optimise traction performance whatever the conditions. Read more

Ford Sells 500,000th EcoBoost Engine for F-150 As Customer Preference Shifts to V6 Engines

Ford marks a major milestone with the sale of its 500,000th 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost®-equipped F-150. Just more than three years after its introduction, popularity of Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine continues to grow among F-150 customers as its cumulative fuel savings continue to increase.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupé SUV: Sporty Coupé at the highest level

With the Concept Coupé SUV, Mercedes-Benz is raising the standard to a new, higher level in literally multiple respects. This extremely sporty study impresses as a typical representative of the long-standing coupé tradition at Mercedes-Benz, with a flowing side line, stretched greenhouse and striking radiator grille with central chrome louvre. At the same time the Concept Coupé SUV stands out with its muscular wings, large wheel arches, imposing 22-inch wheels, high beltline and generous ground clearance.

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Counting down to FIA Formula E action with Renault

April 29, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

Filed Under: Green, MotorNews, MotorSports

Counting down to FIA Formula E action with Renault

With less than five months to go before the FIA Formula E Championship kicks off in Beijing, China, on September 13, the competition’s key players – including Renault, an official technical partner of FEH and Spark Racing Technology – have already started the countdown to the beginning of the new series.

This week saw two development Spark-Renault SRT-01 Es spend three days being tested at a circuit in Issoire, near Clermont-Ferrand, France, in the hands of Emmanuel Collard, with a view to finalising the specification of the Michelin tyres that will feature during the championship’s inaugural season. Read more

MotorSports | Ford gives drag racers electronic line-lock #VIDEO

April 21, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

Filed Under: Featured, MotorNews, VIDEO

 MotorSports | Ford gives drag racers electronic line-lock #VIDEO

Ford engineers are leveraging state-of-the-art controls software technology to give some of the most avid Mustang customers an industry-first feature – electronic line-lock.

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