A few days ago we were advancing a teaser image published by Kia about a prototype that would present at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Although the event officially starts next week, the Asian firm has come forward and already shows us the full image of this conceptual model. As we announced, the prototype uses a sports body shooting brake.
Created in the European design center of Kia located in Frankfurt, this Kia Proceed Concept offers a body unprecedented until now in the South Korean brand, as it is a shooting brake. Although we can not venture to say that Kia will launch a model similar to this, as we say, at the moment is only a prototype, since the brand does convey certain intentions in their statements.
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The companies dedicated to the manufacture and sale of super sports have a black horizon before the increasingly restrictive anti-pollution regulations. Aston Martin tried, with the disastrous Cygnet, to sell a model with which to reduce its average emissions, but as the invention did not go well they canceled it ahead of time. Exhausted the way to grow down with models of access only have two ways, or hybridize their range or electrify it.
Taking this situation into account, Aston Martin has decided to take both roads at the same time. According to Andy Palmer, the brand’s CEO, the brand’s engineers are working to hybridize and electrify their model range by 2030. The first stone of this new strategy is the RapidE electric, as it will serve as a breakthrough to improve technology and show customers the brand Continue reading Aston Martin has in mind to electrify and hybridize its range for 2030
Presented at the Geneva Motor Show this year, the Renault ZOE e-Sport Concept was one of the surprises of this year’s Festival of Speed (Goodwood Festival of Speed). Fast and quiet, so was the rise that annually is celebrated in this event of the United Kingdom.
Not to be outdone, with its 460 hp electric , this French electric dimension contained more than the new Audi RS5. It has two 230 hp electric motors each coming from the Formula E and located on the front and rear axle of the ZOE e-Sport. All this power makes it propel from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.2 seconds. In short, we are talking about a sports utility, with all-wheel drive, and 460 hp. Nothing bad.
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The fifth generation of the Subaru Impreza already knows it for other markets as it was presented in the former Hall of New York. However, the slight changes that will suffer for its sale in the old continent have not yet been unveiled. To carry out the long-term implementation of this important model, the Japanese house has decided to take it to the Frankfurt Motor Show.
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The segment of the SUV does not stop growing in the whole world, but also, the sports versions of these models have more and more followers. Especially if we look at the American market because the United States has become one of the countries that most sports SUV is enrolling. Therefore, the brands are trying to launch to the market vitamin versions of its most representative roads and Jeep is one of those that could not miss this party.
Some time ago we told you that the signing of the seven bars was planning to officially present its Grand Cherokee Trackhawk at the New York Motor Show. This version is the most radical one that has the big SUV of Jeep in its catalog and of course they wanted to present it to its public in a country appointment. Therefore, the official confirmation of its arrival in the market is definitive and who knows, we might even see it in Europe.
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Shortly after breaking the news about the acquisition of Opel / Vauxhall by the PSA Group also came the news that the Gallic group might be thinking of making another addition. This possible new purchase would be that of the Malaysian firm Proton as it is going through a less delicate economic situation. This firm is part of the DRB-Hicom group along with Lotus Cars, a brand that is also for sale.
At first, the one who wanted to take ownership of Lotus Cars was the Chinese house Geely. Volvo’s current parent was interested in getting hold of this mythical signature, as it could help it to improve its image in sports vehicles. However, the news has come that Geely could have put aside his interest in the mythical English house and it would now be the PSA Group who might be more interested in taking ownership of this brand.
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To mark the centenary of the birth of BMW, last year 2016 the German automaker showed us how he saw the future of long – term mobility presenting a prototype totally futuristic and risky for BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and even BMW motorcycles Motorrad. Spectacular designs difficult to imagine and very technical solutions avant-garde. The case is that the near future also goes through the electrification and BMW begins to “cover its backs” for what can happen.
The chief executive of BMW, Harald Krueger, said at the annual shareholders ‘ meeting will launch a new crossover BMW X2 and large SUV flagship BMW X7 with propulsion systems electrified. In addition, they ” intend to launch more than 40 new and updated models of the group’s three premium brands during 2017 and 2018 ” to enable them to better finance their long-term electrification strategy.
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