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In the Auto News Category on Automobiles Review you will find everything that has been published on a daily basis: from various production cars to tunings and concepts. Here you can also easily browse through all previously published articles.

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Yamaha vity – the solution to the fuel crisis?

With fuel prices going through the roof, congestion charges on council agendas everywhere and vehicle tax on the rise, what a great time for Yamaha to bring to the market the all new Yamaha Vity. Armed with a 125cc single cylinder four-stroke engine, the Vity is as frugal as they come, ensuring few fill-ups when doing that daily commute. An electric start and a smooth auto transmission means easy operation too. With a disc brake up front and a drum at the back, 10 inch wheels and great weather protection, the Vi

Modern-day classic puts in a compelling performance: G-class – the show goes on

It has been the definitive cross-country vehicle since 1979. It has won the Paris-Dakar Rally, is deemed a worthy means of transport for the Pope, ranks as an automotive design icon, is a serial winner of readers' polls and constitutes the gene pool for a Mercedes-Benz SUV family that now numbers four model series in all. It is, of course – the G-Class. It has been in production for 29 years now, making the G-Class by far the longest-serving pass

The Fiat 500 is one year old

The Fiat 500 is one year old, there will be great celebrations throughout the world on 5 July. From Italy to Japan and France to South Africa, all owners - and those who can't wait to become one -will be guests of honour at the ‘500 PICNIC’ events, a campaign introduced to share the passion and thrills of this great community. More than 112,000 customers are already driving the 500 along the roads of 70 countries, while another 100,000 are due to join them in the coming months. To harness thi

Fuel economy key driver in purchasing behaviour says Motorpoint

Almost two thirds of UK motorists say fuel economy is the number one priority when buying a new car according to a new survey by Motorpoint. The poll by the UK’s leading car supermarket group found 64% of people regarded fuel economy as the key consideration when changing their vehicle – a clear indication that the escalating cost of petrol is having a direct effect of people’s buying behaviour. This comes as new sales figures from Motorpoin

Find your Suzuki test ride online

Suzuki GB has launched a new nationwide dealer demonstrator locator enabling customers to find the bike they wish to test just by logging on to www.suzuki.co.uk Available on Suzuki’s website with immediate effect, the new locator enables customers to search with ease, by simply inputting their postcode details and the bike they wish to test ride. Talking about the locator, Suzuki GB national sales manager Paul de Lusignan commented, “The new locator finally takes away the hassle of finding

Cars need fuel ......and roads

Motorists are getting poor value for money from today's 'high tax - low investment' economy, according to a new analysis released today by the Royal Automobile Club Foundation (30). Fuel costs have risen between 3-4 per cent* in just one month, but this is not being matched by increased investment in the road network. According to the RAC Foundation's analysis, the cost of unleaded fuel for the average family has risen 3.4 per cent since the end of April 2008**, to £106 a month. £64 of this g

Changes in Volkswagen and Audi Communications

Peter Thul (45) will become the new Head of Brand and Product Communications for Volkswagen AG effective June 1, 2008. He succeeds Hans-Gerd Bode (47), who is leaving VW. In his new position, Thul will report to Stephan Grühsem, Head of Communications for the Volkswagen Group. The successor to Peter Thul as Head of Audi Product Communications will be Stephan Öri (46). He will report to Toni Melfi, Head of Communications for AUDI AG. Thul was Head of Audi Product Communications from November 1, 2004 to the end of

Kimi Raikkonen: "We have to go to Montreal and pay back"

"Sometimes things go well and sometimes they don't," says Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen. "But what happened to us at Monaco was something no one could have foreseen. I left Monaco empty handed. Everything that could go wrong did. But I never look back, because you can't change things of the past. Now we can only analyse the

First full-LED headlamp for the Audi R8

Ingolstadt – Effective immediately, the range of equipment available for the Audi R8 sports car now also includes the first full-LED headlamp. In addition to the daytime running light which now features 24 LEDs per headlamp, light-emitting diodes are also used for the turn signals, the low-beam and the high-beam headlights. The €3,590 option rounds out the list of equipment available for the high-tech, mid-engine sports car. The earlier launch of LED technology at the front of the car require

Fan Pier Boston Confirmed as Volvo Ocean Race 2008-09 U.S. Stopover Venue

The Volvo Ocean Race has confirmed Fan Pier in Boston as the sole North American stopover when the race visits the US East Coast port city in April-May 2009. Spanning some 37,000 nautical miles, stopping in 11 ports around the world and taking nine months to complete, the Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier global race for professional racing crews. Agreement between race organisers to bring the race to Fan Pier has been backed by the ci

Nissan exceeds Japan’s automobile recycling targets

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., today shared the progress report on its recycling efforts for the fiscal year 2007 (April 2007 to March 2008). This is the second consecutive year that Nissan has exceeded its target recycling rates for end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) in accordance with the Japan Automobile Recycling Law. Nissan r

Chrysler Rooting for 2008 Ginn Tribute Player to Shoot a Hole-in-one and Receive an All-new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid

The Chrysler brand is hoping that one of the 144 Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) players competing in this weekend's 2008 Ginn Tribute Hosted by ANNIKA will shoot a hole-in-one as that golfer will be one of the first to own an all-new 2009 Chrysler Aspen HEMI® Hybrid, due in showrooms later this year. As one of the founding sponsors of Ginn golf tournaments and the official automotive sponsor, Chrysler is also giving the winner of