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Browsing all posts in August, 2009.

Worldwide Scrappage Scheme Update

As the German Scrappage scheme comes to an end as the government funding runs out, we take a look at the worldwide impact of similar campaigns that have been running around the world.

Kia’s “EcoDynamics” eco-friendly car brand

The Frankfurt Show in September will see the world premiere of Kia’s new ‘EcoDynamics’ sub-brand – the name given to its eco-friendly cars within each Kia model range. The ‘EcoDynamics’ zone at Frankfurt will display three new models – the Forte LPI Hybrid, cee’d Hybrid and all-new Sorento Hybrid.

Top five concept cars from major manufacturers

Today we take a look at the concepts that the big players plan on being the cars of the future. It’s interesting to note the move away from the pure flashy sports coupes and hyper-sports cars of previous years towards the more environmentally friendly and sustainable power options such as rechargeable electric cars (including solar), bio-diesel, ethanol fuel and cars with energy efficient features as standard.

Trio of cars for Kia at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show 2009 (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung), running between 15 – 27 September 2009, will host a trio of updates to Kia’s line up of cars including updates to the c’eed, Sorento and the all new Venga

Lamborghini Murcielago

The Lamborghini Murcielago is one of Lamborghini’s high performance sports cars. The Murcielago was designed by Luc Donckerwolke and was first unveiled in 2001 as a successor to Lamborghini’s Diablo with several different versions of the Murcielago were introduced over the years.