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European car sales up by 0.7% in Jan. to Nov.
Peugeot 207 still top selling model in 2007

Europe Car Sales, January to November 2007.

BMW X6: "Genetic" engineering
Blends crossover with coupé genes
(Brief engines figures)

BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe

Between the Coupe and the Convertible
A new Mustang is born with a glass roof

Ford Mustang Coupe with the panoramic glass roof option.

Concept A-Star at Auto Expo in New Delhi next month
Suzuki's next strategic model
To rise from India in October

Suzuki Concept A-Star to be shown in New Delhi in January 2008.

2009 MKS from summer 2008
The next generation full-size Lincoln sedan

Lincoln MKS full-size luxury sedan.

New Popemobile
For Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI in his new Popemobile.

New Audi A3 Cabriolet
A compact touch of luxurious plein air

Audi A3 Cabriolet

Chinese car market grows 45.3 per cent
With 4.41 million units in the 1st 9 months 

New car sales

New Subaru Justy 1.0 R
A tonic view of autonomy with... economy

New Subaru Justy

Revised Daihatsu Sirion
Gets a more powerful SX version

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European car sales up by 0.8% in Jan. to Oct.
A-segment growth pushing B-segment down

New car sales

New 500 wins Car-of-the-Year 2008 award
Giving Fiat its 9th brand and 12th group title

Fia 500, Car-of-the-Year 2008 award winner.

Skoda and Logan leading the brands and models respectively 
New car sales growth in Central & Eastern Europe
14.9% in Q3 and 14.0% in the first nine months

Skoda Fabia

Chevrolet and Gol leading the brands and models respectively 
South American car market grows
22.8 percent in the first 9 months

New car sales

2009 Toyota Corolla
An evolutionary 10th generation

2009 Toyota Corolla XRS

2009 Toyota Corolla Matrix
Hatchback, SUV and coupé ambitions
With more engine power and torque choices

2009 Corolla Matrix S

Nissan at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show
Growth à la Carlos Ghosn:
Product excitement with fair competition

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault.

Nissan Pivo 2 concept car at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show
Forward, sideways or backwards
With neither reverse, shafts nor axles

Nissan Pivo 2 concept car at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Intima concept car at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show
New interpretation of modern living interiors 

Nissan Intima concept car at the 2007 Tokyo auto show

Nissan NV200 concept van at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show
From a diver's dream...
To a professional toolbox on wheels

Nissan NV200 concept van at the 2007 Tokyo motor show

Nissan Round Box concept at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show
Tonic sports lounge in a youthful size

Nissan Round Box concept at the 40th Tokyo auto show

AWD, twin turbo 480PS & 6-speed twin clutch gearbox 
New Nissan GT-R: the 300 km/h supercar
With user-friendly high tech and... finesse
New Nissan GT-R specifications

2008 Nissan GT-R supercar

Suzuki at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show
Small cars with growing roles (Kizashi 2, PIXY, SSC, SSF, SSJ, X-HEAD and Palette)

Suzuki Kizashi2 concept car at the 40th Tokyo Motopr Show.

BMW 1 Series Convertible
The sunny side of a Bavarian offensive
Dimensions - 118i - 120i - 120d - 125i - 135i

BMW125i convertible

BMW 1 Series Coupe
A new premium compact sports language

BMW 1 Series Coupe

New generation Mazda6 Bigger and sportier
with higher ambitions - Specifications.

Mazda6 midsize car

To be available with FWD or 4WD:
Ford Kuga crossover warming up for early 2008

Ford Kuga crossover

Ford Verve concept 
Announcing an exciting new Fiesta for 2008

Ford Verve announcing the new Fiesta for 2008.

2008 Ford Focus
Powershift with a... kinetic touch

Ford Focus facelift and technical enhancements for 2008

New Fiat 500: A new 500 for a... totally new Fiat
Fiat 500, Engine, Gearbox, Safety, Blue&Me, Sky Dome, Interscope, Air Conditioning, Specifications.

New Fiat 500

In Frankfurt 2007 before hitting the showrooms in spring 2008 
Suzuki Splash, the shortened Swift MPV

Suzuki Splash

Lighter, shorter but with the same wheelbase
New Mazda2 sub-compact for autumn 2007

Mazda2 sub-compact car

Hard tests for electronics and suspension in Namibia
VW Tiguan starts to show its real face

VW Tiguan lower-medium (C segment) crossover SUV

Over 8000 Fans and 3000 Minis
At the MINI Festival in Zandvoort

MINI Challenge Race 2007 during the Mini Festival in Zandvoort,

VW's 70th birthday
History has its own logic

1000th Volkswagen built in March 1946

Bentley Brooklands
A classic before it is born - Specifications.

Bentley Brooklands

Rolls-Royce new showroom in St Petersburg

Rolls-Royce Phantom at St Petersburg showrrom

Only 25 Rolls-Royce Phantom Silver 
Celebrate the Silver Ghost 100th anniversary

Rolls-Royce Phantom Silver

To be donated to AIDS support projects
Life Ball MINI goes for € 24,550

Mario Testino and the LifeBall MINI 2007

Volkswagen GTI W12-650 showcar
The compact 650hp, 325 km/h beast

VW Golf  GTI W12-650

Cross Coupé quattro concept... Q3
The way Tiguan should dress
When invited to Audi's party

Audi Cross Coupe quattro concept

Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
Open air with the Coupe performance

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BMW M3 Coupé gets
The 420hp V8 honors

BMW M3 Coupé

Cobra tuning shows how it likes crossovers
Suzuki SX4, Nissan X-Trail, Mitsubishi Outlander,
Peugeot 4007, Citroën C-Crosser and VW Touareg

Peugeot 4007 crossover with Cobra styling.

Citroën C-Crosser SUV with Cobra styling.

Mitsubishi Outlander crossover with Cobra styling.

Opel Antara SUV with Cobra styling.

Suzuki SX4 crossover with Cobra styling.

Nissan X-Trail SUV with Cobra styling.

Facelifted VW Touareg in JE Design hands:
Style, power boost and suspension retuning

VW Touareg tuning by JE Design

New BMW X5 by Hamann:
Sharper looks with more power and agility

New BMW X5 by Hamann

Cobra chrome and sports accessories
For the new Opel Antara crossover SUV

Opel Antara SUV with Cobra styling accessories.

New Jeep Wrangler SUV with Startech style

New Jeep Wrangler SUV styled and tuned by Startech

Brabus B63 S power kit
550 hp for all Mercedes 63 AMG Models

Brabus B63 S power kit for all Mercedes-Benz 63 AMG models

Parquet for cars? Why not...
says Austrian manufacture Koenigseder

car wood floor

Nissan Qashqai... the Cobra way

Nissan Qashqai with Cobra styling

CORNICHE Zwinger wheel rims design

Corniche zwinger wheel

KW coilover suspensions for the Opel Corsa

Opel Corsa with KW coilover suspension lowering kit.

Porsche GT3 with KW V3
Racing coilover suspension

Porsche 997 GT3 with KW suspension.

How did the BMW M5
become a Lumma CLR 500 RS?

BMW M5 Lumma CLR500 RS

Weitec SPORT F-springs
New for Audi S3 and TT

Audi_TT

Seat Altea XL becomes hotter
With JE Design tuning fingers

Seat Altea XL by JE Design and power tuning.

Ready-to-fit hinges turn doors into wings
On the Smart Roadster and Daihatsu Copen

LSD wing doors for Daihatsu Copen and Smart Roadster

KW clubsport suspensions 
For weekend sporty driving

KW clubsport suspension for sporty driving

Ferrari 599 GTB berlinetta
With Hamann's design and power boost

Hamann Ferrari 599 GTB

BMW X6: Perfecting xDrive AWD
With Dynamic Performance Control

BMW X6 Dynamic Performance Control

Ford tests
new lithium ion
and fuel cell applications
In Escape Plug-In Hybrid
& Edge HySeries Drive

Ford Edge Hy-Series and Escape Plug-In Hybrid tests

Night Vision Plus for 2008

Bosch in-car video cameras
Believe that seeing is... recognising

New Bosch driver assistance systems for 2008

Nissan safety and environmental technology
Scanning in space and time
Processing present and past

Nissan safety and environmental technology

Nissan Around View Monitor
Nowhere to hide anymore!

Nissan Around View Monitor

Nissan Slip-Hazard Warning system
Combining real-time probe data
With cumulative history statistics 

Nissan Carwings navigation display

Nissan ASV-4: preventive technologies 
With vehicle-to-vehicle communications 

Nissan ASV-4 warning system

Nissan: preventing drink-driving
With efficient on-board systems

Nissan drink-driving prevention: facial monitoring by a camera.

Nissan pop-up hoods
To reduce pedestrian injuries

Nissan pop-up hood design to reduce pedestrian injuries.

Nissan's clean diesel technology
To meet the California SULEV standards

Nissan new clean diesel technology

Nissan Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL)
Higher response and power, lower emissions

Nissan variable valve event and lift (VVEL)

To be featured in the new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X
S-AWC system with Twin Clutch SST

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X to feature S-AWC dynamics control system with Twin Clutch SST.

Toyota's new engine valve mechanism
Valvematic: VVT-i + variable valve lift

Toyota valvematic@ VVT-i with variable valve lift mechanism

Torque Vectoring drive, 1st in a future BMW model
New ZF intelligent torque distribution system

ZF Torque Vectoring rear axle drive.

75 years of car steering system production
ZF: five million electric power steering units

ZF Servolectric, power electric steering system

4th gen. Haldex AWD system
For the new Saab 9-3 XWD

Saab 9-3 XWD with the new Haldex AWD system

Safe driving and road signs recognition
How well do you recognise road signs?
Check it again: 1/3 of motorists... do fail

Safe driving and road signs recognition.

Between the sense of invulnerability and reality
9/10 crashes are due to... human error, not the car

How comfortable are you?
Recent survey suggests that half of all UK drivers
Risk serious long term muscle, joint and spinal injuries

Driving postures

Ego-oriented logic challenged by facts:
Evident safety advantages
with daytime running lights 

Hella daytime running lights (DRL)

xDrive, brakes... tested individually or in their interaction
BMW Group new polar test base
For BMW, Mini and Rolls Royce

BMW X3 SUV

Prevents body ejection, reduces noise and... dissuades burglars: Better protection with side laminated glass

Citroen_4VTS with standard laminated side windows, for significantly better safety.

All new Volvo S80 safety systems
Active safety up to the... heartbeat detection

2007 Volvo S80 advanced safety equipment.

Nissan Distance Control Assist System
A safer way to deal with heavy traffic

Nissan Distance Control Assist System

Dirty headlights double dangers:
You see less... with more dazzling for others

Dangers of dirty headlights.

C70 continues Volvo's cooperation
With Continental in active & passive safety

Volvo C70 with Continental Automotive Systems and components for active and passive safety.

Visteon instrument cluster
Functional and customizable

Visteon reconfigurable instrument clusters

Fiat and Microsoft Blue&Me: Open communication system at Geneva

Bosch upgardes its antilock braking system
ABS 8.1: smaller, quieter and more efficient

Bosch ABS 8.1 upgrade.

30 % of drivers don't use their high beam even when it is better to do so
Hella: proper use of the high beam
Is an essential safety, not an offense

High beam is safety too, whenever possible.

Winter driving with the wrong tires
Can cost a lot more than proper ones

Winter tyres and safety.

Bosch and Knorr Bremse to cooperate
in predictive safety systems for HD vehicles

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