Home New Cars Used Cars Car Prices Service Centers Car Dealers Image Gallery Blog Bikes USA Drives Login Register Now
Latest News Car Reviews First Drive Hybrid Cars

Volvo...

Skoda...

Dream...

Sammy Hagar From Van Halen Buys A Ferrari LaFerrari

Ferrari, Latest News
Article by Hamza Ansari
Ferrari LaFerrari mostly loves to be with the famous page-three personalities rather than a lesser known businessman. Here, one such example is Sammy Hagar, ex-lead vocalist from American rock band Van Halen, who just joined the LaFerrari owners list. The car Hagar owns is finished in white and will sit next to six different Ferrari models in his garage. Just to remind, only 499 units of the model are going to be made where the ex-lead vocalist from American rock band remains a one. Jamiroquai’s lead singer Jay Kay is also one such personality from the Tinsel town to get listed in the list, as he recently purchased a LaFerrari in Kermit Green color. “I couldn’t be more excited, and I’m buying it (the LaFerrari) to drive it”, says Hagar. “I suspect I might even have to take some more driving courses to really be able to pilot this baby with confidence. From everything I’ve read about the LaFerrari, you need to recalibrate your brain when you get inside”.

Volvo Group Ordered By US Court To Pay Penalties In engine Emission Case

Latest News, Volvo
Article by Hamza Ansari
Penalties become the norm when an automaker violates the norms of authorities in US – intentionally or unintentionally. In the latest rift, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that the Volvo Group should pay penalties and interest of approximately SEK 508 million following a dispute between the Volvo Group and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding emission compliance of diesel engines. The Court of Appeals affirmed a District Court’s ruling that model year 2005 Volvo Penta engines violated the provisions of a Consent Decree. The aforesaid action is reported to make a negative impact on the Group’s operating income of approximately SEK 440 million in the third quarter of 2014 in the segment Group functions and other. The Volvo Group had previously accounted for approximately SEK 68 million as a provision and approximately SEK 422 million as a contingent liability. The case so far: In 2012 the District Court issued a judgment ordering the Volvo Group to pay penalties and interest for engines which Volvo claims were not part of the decree. Volvo filed an appeal on several grounds. The Court of Appeals’ ruling was rendered [...]

2015 Chevrolet And GMC Pickups, SUVs To Have Eight-Speed Transmission

Chevrolet, Latest News
Article by Hamza Ansari
The America’s most adored carmaker announced to dwell new eight-speed automatic transmission as standard on all 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8. New GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed is probably same in size and weight as the Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic. The 7.0 overall gear ratio had a wider span than GM’s six-speed automatic transmissions, providing a numerically higher first gear ratio which will immensely help drivers to start off more confidently with a heavy load or when trailering. The 8L90 also enables numerically lower rear axle ratios, which reduce engine rpm on the highway. The 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 is the most powerful engine offered in any light-duty pickup with 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque that offers a maximum available trailer rating of 12,000 pounds, based on SAE J2807 Recommended Practices. One can also save a lot of fuel with the EcoTec3 engines, because it seamlessly switches to four-cylinder operation under lighter loads. Additional technical details and the EPA estimated fuel economy will be announced closer to the start of production in the fourth quarter [...]

Blast from the past

BMW Group Confirms To Build Plant In Mexico

BMW Group had confirmed to build a new plant in Mexico in close proximity to the city of San Luis Potosí in the state of the same name. This strategic move by the German automaker is perched upon with a view to make the balanced-growth throughout the [...]

Maserati Approves Continental Tires For Ghibli

Maserati has laid the approval of deploying the Continental summer tires to the Ghibli. Continental will now manufacture the ContiSportContact 5 in eight sizes between 18 and 21 inches for the Maserati Ghibli. The differentiating tweak to the tires of [...]

You might also like

Skoda Black Edition Launched In UK

Latest News
Article by Hamza Ansari
Unveiling eight cars in a day may not be a day’s task for any automaker, but Skoda did it. Launched the Black Edition’ cars in UK in eight models, the company is finally on the groove to rock the party with Black Dress Code. The model ranges from Citigo to Superb. Although they are called the Black Edition, 5 out of 8 models can be had with white exterior paint. Specifically, the press release mentioned that Citigo, Roomster and Rapid are available only in black. As based on the mid-range SE trim, the Black Edition adds more kit depending on the model, which are raged worth from £1,200 to £3,200; the cost differs depending upon the model. Even the detailing o the Black Edition models vary from each of them. The gross specific adornments can be named as black alloy wheels, additional black exterior styling details, sunset privacy glass, ‘Amundsen’ satellite navigation, DAB digital radio, full leather upholstery, cruise control, floor mats and metallic/pearl effect paint. Likely to prove extremely popular is the Skoda Octavia Black Edition, available in both Hatch and Estate body styles and with a choice of 2.0-litre TDI CR 140PS manual/DSG or 2.0-litre TDI CR 170PS manual/DSG [...]
Highslide for Wordpress Plugin
Follow Us