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Volkswagen Releases Electric Prototypes of Golf Models

Car companies in the United States are always interested in coming up with better ideas that they can experiment. Hence, Volkswagen has now announced that they have launched a pilot scheme where they will monitor twenty prototype E-Golf Battery Electric Vehicles for nine months to see if they really work. Many car companies are now trying to step in the future with electric vehicles and Volkswagen is one of them. The new pilot scheme that they have announced will be available in various locations in the United States and it was announced that 12 vehicles will be provided to the VW employees for testing phase. Volkswagen is trying to check various factors that can ruin the driving experience and therefore they would like to test their EV technology before they launch it in the market....

Lexus Ranks Highest Of Any Luxury Brand In 2012 J.D. Power And Associates CSI Study

Lexus has been instrumental in the industry of automobiles. This fact is now supported by statistics. A CSI study reveals that the car manufacturing company stands on the pole positing when it comes to customer satisfaction. The achievement has been repeated by the company for the fourth consecutive year. When put to test, Lexus scored 861 points out of a total of 1000 CSI. The score is 15 points more than any other car manufacturing company in any segment. For the outside world, the company is famous for manufacturing high end cars that mean performance. But for all those who own a Lexus, they know that the customer satisfaction is way too better than the performance or any other parameter. All the leading personnel of the company bestow this achievement up on the dealers, saying th...

Has the Auto Industry Rebounded?

By  On February 27, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

Has the Auto Industry Rebounded?

Due to economic recession a lot of people have been trying to cut down on their expenses especially when it comes to luxury items. However, gradually this scenario is changing and there is an encouraging improvement being noticed today in the year 2012. Many consumers are now able to spend more than necessary items and this opens up new opportunities for automobile manufacturers. In fact, the demand for new cars is expected to stay at least steady for the entire year. The beginning of the year 2012 witnesses the launching of various new cars, and this proves that the auto industry is slowly but surely rebounding and hopefully financial institutions are also more willing to loan money for a car. Many economical cars are filling up the new market but they are more stylish and can even ...

Livestock Trailers

By  On February 20, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

Livestock Trailers

A trailer is a term used to describe an unpowered means of transportation that is dragged along by a motorized vehicle in this case carrying some form of livestock.  Although the amount of trailers available differs and has a variety of different purposes, one of the most popular forms of trailers is livestock trailers.  Livestock trailers specialize in the transportation of various animals on the back of a moving vehicle. Stock trailers are the most common form of trailer. Livestock trailers all differ in terms of their shape and size, depending on the quantity and size of the animals needing to be transported.  Some trailers such as pig trailers as well as cattle and sheep trailers are able to hold a few animals during the duration of a journey.  However you are able to get liv...

5 Safest Car Manufacturers

By  On February 13, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

5 Safest Car Manufacturers

How many times have you looked around for lower-cost auto insurance, only to find out that your particular vehicle costs a ton to insure, even with your unblemished driving record? Car insurance companies consider a long list of factors when pricing insurance coverage, with car safety weighing in as one of the key factors. Buying a safer car makes sense when looking for ways to cut insurance costs. If you were to perform a car insurance comparison, you would find that cars that made the cut for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) annual top safety picks list can cost substantially less to insure than other models. How does the IIHS rank the safety of cars? The results depend on a variety of crash tests, and cars that perform well move up on the rankings board. The cra...

Cars that Refuse to Die (Even When You Sort of Wish They Would Already)

You pull up to a light and look over to see a car that looks just like the one you had when you were twenty. Wait - it is the car you had when you were twenty! Look around the next time you’re out driving somewhere, and you’ll see a lot of “old” cars that just keep on truckin’ (only we’re just talking cars here, not trucks, so pardon the pun), and they don’t need a lot of upkeep to stay that way. Here, then, are the top five cars that refuse to die. Subaru Wagons Every single one manufactured is still on the road – guaranteed. They can get you through any type of weather, and people who have one swear by them and rarely (have to) give them up. And while there are all kinds of wagons out there, a Subaru wagon will stay sturdy and strong way past the time it should h...

BMW Classic Launched Online Spare Parts Shop

By  On February 6, 2012 | Filed Under Auto News, BMW

BMW Classic Launched Online Spare Parts Shop

Good News for owners of BMW Classic Cars! BMW classic parts supply has launched its online shop. It will be really a great news for people who face lot of problems while searching spare parts of BMW classic vehicles because a apart from being hectic it’s also a time gaining job to find exactly what you desire. BMW Online Shop-Aim to Serve Customers BMW customers can conveniently order spare parts online and they will be delivered with high quality spare parts at home. Head of Sales and after sales at BMW Group Classic Ralf Vierlein said, “BMW Classic the online shop represents the next phase in the re-alignment of the business field and a further logical step towards customer satisfaction and customer-oriented service. Customers are free to visit online shop and select suit...

I Really Hope You Didn’t Pay for that! Horrible Car Paint Fails

Sometimes you see a paint job on a car and can’t help but laugh, or maybe just shake your head and wonder what the heck the owner was thinking – which was probably something along the lines of, “That looked so much cooler in my head…” The following list is a bizarre parade of epically horrible car paint fails. Boys and girls, please don’t let this be you. Pretty in Pink – Pink comes in many shades, all of which are horrific when applied to a motor vehicle. Unless you’re a cosmetics salesperson or possibly a Cadillac owner, driving around in a pink car is just not a good idea. I See a Pattern Here – When deciding on a paint job, car owners can be inspired by just about anything – including floral wallpaper, abstract print bedspreads or possibly an interestin...

911 Identity Now at The Porsche Museum

By  On February 1, 2012 | Filed Under Auto News, Porsche

911 Identity Now at The Porsche Museum

Porsche has always been busy making some of the top cars available in the market but 911 still remains one of the iconic vehicles manufactured by Porsche. Now, The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart has decided to unveil the all new 911 Identity Exhibit which will be available to the public to see all the seven generations of 911 in the same place. Each Porsche model will be exhibited with the backdrop of its era and this will remain open for the people until May 20, 2012. As per the information available from Porsche the first legendary Porsche 911 was unveiled in 1963 and since then the company has come up with more than 700,000 models that have been used by customers around the world. Recently, Porsche has decided to come up with the all new 2012 911 Carrera and Carrera S and both the mo...

Where to find the absolute best used cars for sale UK wide

It’s easy to see why more people than ever are turning their attention to pre owned autos. There’s a huge selection available, they cost significantly less than buying brand new, and for the most part quality is incredibly good. But where are the best places to find these used cars for sale UK wide? Keep reading and all will become clear. You really will be looking at some seriously large discounts on second hand motors, and although there’s no ‘set’ figure, you should expect to see around 10-20% off normal showroom prices at least. In fact some popular models can even have 40% or more taken off, and this is a monstrous amount of money when you think about it. The great thing is that it’s right across the board, so everyone can benefit. So where is the best place t...

Car Insurance for Teenagers

By  On January 20, 2012 | Filed Under Auto Insurance Articles

Car Insurance for Teenagers

Following the worries about the number of teenage deaths caused by car accidents, particularly in America, and the number of other drivers and pedestrians also impacted as a result of this, it has never been more important for teenagers to think seriously about their driving habits and the insurance cover they take out. Sky-high premiums will continue to rise if drivers do not become more responsible, yet for many who do drive responsibly, this seems unfair. MoneySupermarket.com offer a great service for new drivers looking to take out car insurance, providing a comparison facility which makes it easy to find the right deal. Those deemed most at risk are young male drivers, making their insurance premiums the highest, although this gender division may be abolished at some stage s...

McLaren clothing and F1 clothing

By  On January 19, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

McLaren clothing and F1 clothing

Will 2012 be the year when McLaren finally create a car that is competitive with the Red Bull? Had is not been for Sebastian Vettel and his Adrian Newey designed Red Bull race car, the current champion would undoubtedly be McLaren’s Jenson Button. But even if the team finally gets back where it deserves to be, there is no guaranteeing that Jenson will reign supreme; 2011 proved to be a poor year for Lewis Hamilton mainly due to off-track distractions in his personal life, but that is all behind him now and he intends to hit the 2012 season running at full speed. A great way to show your support for the team and its drivers is to sport some McLaren F1 clothing. The 2012 range is the best one to date and it features both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button collections as well as team Mc...

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