New Mercedes Four-Cylinder Engines to Deliver Three-Cylinder Fuel Economy

New Mercedes Four-Cylinder Engines to Deliver Three-Cylinder Fuel Economy
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In the never-ending search for more fuel efficient engines that offer respectable performance, Mercedes-Benz is co-developing new four-cylinder powerplants with Renault. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars We Wish Were Sold in America

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Top 10 Cars We Wish Were Sold in America
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We might have some fancy cars over here in the USA, but there are quite a few vehicles overseas that we can’t help but think are desperately missing from our shores. More than a few are niche market models perfect for auto-enthusiasts, while others are more stylish or practical than what’s currently available in the… Continue Reading...

Watch Spectators Rescue Rally Racers Trapped in Submerged Car – Video

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All forms of motorsports are dangerous, but rally is more so with races sometimes occurring in tight, windy roads in a natural environment. That means trees and lakes are always by a race car’s side, and so are spectators. Continue Reading...

Nissan Establishes Renault Japon Co. to Sell Renault’s in Japan

Nissan Establishes Renault Japon Co. to Sell Renault’s in Japan
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Since Renault and Nissan formed a strategic alliance in 1999, the two companies have made tremendous strides in streamlining their business, with sales performances significantly improving for both companies. To further its efforts, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it will establish a new company, Renault Japon Co., Ltd., to import and sell Renault… Continue Reading...

Driving Without a License Not a Problem in the Renault Twizy

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Driving Without a License Not a Problem in the Renault Twizy
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The Renault Twizy is a small electric city car which is ideal for personal transportation in an urban environment, and will be available to drive without the need for a license – overseas in the UK. The small car is a few inches shorter than a Smart Fortwo, which means that it is actually classified… Continue Reading...

Alain Prost Named New Renault Brand Embassador

Alain Prost Named New Renault Brand Embassador
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Four-time Formula 1 champion Alain Prost is officially becoming the brand ambassador for French automaker Renault, the company announced today. “Renault’s history is intimately linked to that of motorsport and I have a deep attachment to the brand, with which I achieved some of the greatest successes in my sporting career,” Alain Prost said. “I accepted this… Continue Reading...

Nissan to Build Mercedes Engines in the U.S.

Nissan to Build Mercedes Engines in the U.S.
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Renault-Nissan and Daimler have announced the joint engine production of Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines at Nissan’s Decherd, Tennessee, plant beginning 2014. According to the press release, this marks the first ever production of a Mercedes-Benz engine within the North America Free Trade region. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board of Management and Head of… Continue Reading...

Renault UK To Discontinue At Least Five Models In February 2012

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Renault UK To Discontinue At Least Five Models In February 2012
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Renault is looking to take a step back in order to take two steps forward, looking to discontinue at least five models from their UK lineup in February. At the top of the list of vehicles getting killed off are the Laguna hatchback, Sport Tourer and Coupe, along with the Espace and Grand Espace, Modus… Continue Reading...