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Nissan relaunched the Z in 2003 and it was an instant success. From Nissan's point of view, Z not only provided them with the most needed comeback but it ended up being a benchmark for the new Japanese sports cars. According to the rumor mills, the new Z will get a Nissan 370Z badge and [...]
Honda Motor Co. plans to become the first Japanese carmaker to produce passenger vehicles with low-pollution, fuel-efficient diesel engines, a report said Wednesday. These vehicles emit 20 percent less carbon dioxide than petrol-powered ones while substantially reducing emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides compared with conventional diesel cars, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun said without [...]
Japanese carmaker Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it plans to introduce vehicles with low-pollution, fuel-efficient diesel engines in Japan and North America within the next few years. Honda hopes to launch the clean diesel vehicles “as soon as possible” in Japan, said spokesman Yoshiyuki Kuroda, adding that the company will make a decision within the [...]
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler will seek labor cost reductions that put them on par with their Asian rivals during summer contract talks with the United Auto Workers, officials of the three automakers said Wednesday. Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group officials who asked not to be identified because of the sensitive nature of the [...]
Jaguar has again raised the standard for luxury cars with a new generation of the XJ saloon. The flagship of the Jaguar range benefits from visual changes, technological advances and additional features on all 2008 model year cars.
The new 2008 Model Year Jaguar S-TYPE features exterior and interior design revisions as well as a number of new features both standard and optional. The S-TYPE continues to be respected and admired by customers throughout the world.
Ford Motor Co. officials have confirmed published reports that the Dearborn automaker is discussing the future fate of its Jaguar and Land Rover brands, which could involve a sale of one or both divisions. Officials at the Dearborn automaker confirmed that it has had meetings with members of the British Parliament in which the future [...]
Porsche Cars North America Inc. said Monday it will not be at next year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The North American arm of the German sports car company said it is re-evaluating its presence at traditional auto shows and wants to focus resources on interacting directly with potential Porsche customers. “As a [...]
Ford Motor Co. could raise more money for its massive restructuring plan or a shift in union health care if the automaker finds a buyer for its Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover brands, analysts said Monday. Ford, which lost $12.6 billion last year, is assessing all options for its operations, a person familiar with company [...]
Chrysler Group dealers set a new record for sales of certified preowned vehicles in May. The Auburn Hills automaker said its dealers sold 11,243 used cars and trucks last month, which is 5% more than were sold in May of 2006 and 8.4% more than April 2007. The company also said it has sold 53,829 [...]