November 2010

Audi continues sales growth in U.S.

(November 2, 2010) Audi today sustained its 2010 momentum with record-setting October U.S. sales, which surpassed the prior October record set in 2008 by 685 vehicles.

Leading into a promising fourth quarter, October 2010 sales of Audi cars and SUVs not only marked the seventh record month of 2010, but also comes on the heels of the company’s all-time third quarter record in Audi U.S. sales history of more than 25,000 vehicles sold.

Hyundai reports record October sales

(November 2, 2010) Hyundai today announced all-time record October sales of 42,656, up 38 percent versus 2009.  Retail sales were up 71 percent, while deliveries to fleet accounts were down 46 percent. 

Nissan reveals tiny electric vehicle concept

(November 2, 2010) Nissan has announced a proposal for new mobility in a sustainable zero emission society and an electric vehicle (EV).

Nissan continues to envision new possibilities realized by EVs. One proposal is a sustainable, efficient and convenient mode of transportation focusing on the increase of elderly and single households, as well as the trend of driving short-distances or in smaller groups. NISSAN New Mobility CONCEPT is Nissan's proposal to make this a reality.

Dodge says new pricing wll pleasantly surprise customers

(November 2, 2010) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Dodge has announced pricing for its new 2011 model year lineup, and with competitive pricing, new powertrains, new driving dynamics and all-new interiors, customers looking for fun-to-drive, fuel-efficient vehicles designed for performance with a nice dose of attitude will also be pleasantly surprised at the tremendous value they’re getting.

Chevrolet to unveil new concepts at SEMA

(November 1, 2010) LAS VEGAS — Chevrolet will showcase how new designs, technologies and accessories can inspire aftermarket customizers to elevate the driving, visual and environmental appeal of the brand’s new products at this week's SEMA show.

Ford to show stealth concept of its police interceptor

(November 1, 2010) DEARBORN, Mich. — Sleek, streamlined and slightly sinister, a specialized stealth concept version of Ford’s Police Interceptor will debut at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) trade show in Las Vegas his week.

Honda's ASIMO celebrates 10th anniversary

(November 1, 2010) ASIMO has reached a huge milestone when it celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday. A decade ago, Honda created a humanoid robot so advanced it started a revolution in humanoid robot technology.

Honda’s research into humanoid robotics started almost a quarter of a century ago and 14 years later, on Oct. 31, 2000, ASIMO was created.

Tata sales up in October

(November 1, 2010) Tata Motors of India, owners of Jaguar and Land Rover, have reported a 21 percent growth in October sales as compared to October 2009.

Tata reported that Jaguar and Land Rover sales "continued their upward trend" without specifying actual sales.