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Saturday 24 June 2017

Smart electric drive electrifies the Italian marine areas

It started in Marina di Varazze the roadshow of the new generation of smart electric drive.

The only true 100% zero-emission citycar will bring the power of the electric driving in four selected marine areas of the Peninsula, from Liguria, Varazze, to Tuscany with Marina di Scarlino passing through Ponza Island to finally reach Palermo in the port of La Cala on September 10th.

A four-stage summer tour during which the smart ED will offer an exclusive "tender to" service reserved for yachtsmen. The smart ED boasts an 82 hp ...

Saturday 24 June 2017

Renault to launch the new Kangoo Z.E. in Argentina by year end

By the end of the year Renault will launch its first electric car in Argentina. It is the Kangoo Z.E. light commercial vehicle which will have an autonomy of about 270 km and it will use the charging stations by Enel.

The Transalpine carmaker already assembles the standard Kangoo at the Argentine plant in Cordoba (at an annual rate of about 20,000 units), while the electric variant will be imported from France.

Kangoo Z.E. has been recently renovated and unveiled at the Brussels International Show last January.

Saturday 24 June 2017

Skoda to strengthen its presence in Russia with Kodiaq

Skoda strengthens its position in Russia by launching the marketing of the new Kodiaq SUV.

The car arrived in the local Czech car showrooms in recent days and it is available in the Ambition Plus and Style Plus variants, premium levels never previously offered on a Skoda model distributed in Russia.

Kodiaq, which will touch the 10 thousand units sold in the country, is competing locally especially with Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan X-Trail.

Kodiaq will give an important contribution to the expected growth of the Russian volumes of Skoda, which ...

Saturday 24 June 2017

Honda to increase its car sales network to grow market share in India

Honda Cars India's CEO Yoichiro Ueno, anticipated the Japanese carmaker's goal of increasing the number of active dealers in the country in order to earn further shares in the emerging Asian market.

Currently, the local distribution network is divided into 346 showrooms across over 230 Indian cities that already in this first part of 2017 benefited from the debut of two major novelties such as the renewed City and the WR-V crossover hatchback.

Another success in the Honda offer in India is represented by the BR-V SUV.

Friday 23 June 2017

Nissan: confirmed the ProPilot 1.0 on the new Leaf

Nissan has announced that the upcoming new generation of Leaf will be equipped with ProPilot 1.0, the first step towards assisted driving.

Technology is activated simply by pressing a button and it ill allow to manage the drive in the lane and to keep the safety distance autonomously by adjusting steering, acceleration and braking and assisting the driver in both intense traffic and long journeys.

In the future, ProPilot by Nissan technology will offer ever-higher levels of service to reach the crossroads management in urban centers.

Friday 23 June 2017

Ford to invest 900 million dollars in Kentucky

Ford has announced that it will invest 900 million dollars at its SUV plant in Louisville, Kentucky, for the production of the renewed Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator.

Initiative that will create a thousand new jobs.

The news should please the Trump Administration, that is, on the oter hand, disappointed with the Ford decision to transfer the Focus assembly to China from 2019, a choice made to overcome the criticisms of the US President on the original plan to produce the Focus in Mexico.

Friday 23 June 2017

Maserati with Marriott for the Summer Experience

Maserati joins the Marriott hotels of Costa Smeralda (Cala di Volpe, Romazzino, Pitrizza and Cervo) for the 2017 edition of its Summer Experience.

The four exclusive hotels will host throughout the summer season some Maserati models, in particular the Ghibli sports sedan, the Quattroporte flagship and the Levante, the first SUV in the history of the carmaker, to live a truly unique driving experience.

A successful collaboration that is based on simple, discreet luxury, elegance and quality.

Friday 23 June 2017

Japan carmaker's foreign production continues to grow

Production outside Japan boundaries of the Japanese carmakers has been growing steadily over the past five years and in 2016 it has been another increase, this time by 4.8% compared to the previous budget of 18.67 million units.

Forecasts are also optimistic for 2017, which should end with an increase of 1.3% for a total of 18.91 million vehicles.

Toyota is definitely the leader with over 6.1 million units assembled in front of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Honda and Suzuki. By 2020, foreign production of Japanese ...

Friday 23 June 2017

Skoda to increase production at its Ukraine plant

A local demand higher than the expectations of its models induces Skoda to increase production activity at its Ukrainian plant in Solomonovo.

The factory is managed in collaboration with Eurocar. The Czech carmaker is growing in the country as demonstrated by more than 500 cars sold in May only, 48.5% more than in the same month last year.

Friday 23 June 2017

Datsun to strengthen its Redi-GO range in India

The Datsun brand, recently refreshed by Nissan, will strengthen its Indian offer of Redi-GO with the launch in July of a version equipped with a 1 liter and 67 hp petrol engine, while the introduction of variants equipped with automatic transmission is still to be decided.

Up to now, the Redi-GO (developed on the same platform as the Renault Kwid) was distributed in India exclusively with the 0,8 liter and 52 hp engine.

The new version 1.0 of Redi-GO will challenge locally the same Kwid 1.0 and ...