MotorBlogWatch | Aug 7, 2013 : GM, Toyota, Volkswagen, Chevrolet, Audi

MotorBlog Watch Toyota to Debut New Hybrid R Sports Concept at the Frankfurt Show

Like many other major players in the industry, Toyota will also offer us a glimpse into the future with one or perhaps even more concept models at next month’s Frankfurt International Motor Show in Germany. Today we learned that one of those studies will be the Hybrid R Concept (CARSCOOPS)+++

Volkswagen to add new diesel engine to 2014 lineup
Volkswagen will add a new diesel engine for its car lineup in North America starting in the second half of 2014. (DFP)+++

Terrafugia’s Flying Car Completes First Public Flight at Wisconsin Air Show
It’s official, we’ve finally made it into the future. Childhood dreams of flying cars are a reality at last, thanks to Terrafugia, who have designed and just demonstrated a new car that can actually fly. (INHABITAT)+++

2014 Chevrolet Volt gets massive price cut ($5000)
To explain the price cut, Don Johnson, U.S. vice president, Chevrolet sales and service, said: “We have made great strides in reducing costs as we gain experience with electric vehicles and their components.” (TREEHUGGER)+++

Audi debuts LTE connectivity on the new S3 Sportback for Europe, USA to get it in 2014
Audi officially announced their next step in establishing car-to-car connectivity by confirming the standardization of LTE high-speed cellular data capabilities for the Audi S3 Sportback beginning in July, for the European market. This will also allow owners to enable a wireless hotspot in their vehicle. (EGMCARTECH)+++

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