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2010 Toyota 4Runner Adds to Rich Heritage With More Power, Better MPG

Thursday, September 24th, 2009
2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail
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Torrance, CA — When the first Toyota 4Runner sport utility vehicle (SUV) was launched back in 1984 it was a revolutionary new vehicle based on the mechanics of the four-wheel-drive Toyota pickup truck. The 4Runner combined the versatility and go-anywhere ability of four-wheel-drive with the comfort and utility found in passenger cars.

Twenty-five years, four generations and more than 1.5 million sales later, the 4Runner continues to evolve while remaining close to its roots. The all-new fifth-generation 4Runner is even more rugged and athletic, and packed with more power and better mileage. A completely redesigned interior and unique cargo area make the newest 4Runner smarter, more comfortable, and more versatile than ever. (more…)

Hyundai Launches Newest Halo Vehicle Genesis Coupe

Monday, October 13th, 2008
Genesis Coupe
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Jeju Island, Korea — Hyundai Motor Co. today launched its Genesis Coupe in the Korean market at an event on Jeju Island attended by members of the Korean and international press. The logical extension of the highly acclaimed Genesis sports sedan launched earlier this year, the Genesis Coupe raises the Hyundai brand's emotional quotient to a new level with its high performance capabilities and front engine rear wheel drive architecture. Genesis Coupe is an exemplification of Hyundai's design evolution: simple, modern, crisp lines with wonderful proportions and aspiration appeal. (more…)

Renault Z.E. Concept, an All-Electric Concept Car which Provides a Glimpse of Mobility in the Future

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

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In parallel to its new TCe and dCi engine ranges, Renault is furthering its strategy aimed at curbing CO2 emissions with the development of electric vehicles. Since the beginning of 2008, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed agreements with several states and regions (Israel, Denmark, Portugal, Japan's Kanagawa prefecture, the state of Tennessee in the USA), which will lead to the mass marketing of this form of vehicle from 2011.

Z.E. Concept (‘Z.E.’: Zero Emission) is Renault's vision of the electric vehicle as an efficient, user-friendly zero-emission car. Based on the brand new Renault Kangoo be bop (more…)

New Renault Mégane and New Renault Mégane Coupé, a New Family with Real Character

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008
2008 - Renault Mégane Coupé
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The Mégane Coupé Concept unveiled at the Geneva Show in the spring of 2008 paved the way for the release of a new C-segment model line-up with real character. Today, following the recent introduction of New Mégane in September, it's the turn of New Mégane Coupé to take front stage at the Paris Motor Show. The New Renault Mégane family's designs are the product of a desire to produce an immediately eye-catching car. Its elegant styling takes its inspiration from the passion associated with the automobile, including cues from the world of sport. (more…)

The First Sports Activity Vehicle in the Premium Compact Segment:
The BMW Concept X1.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
BMW Concept X1
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Once again the successful history of BMW X models is opening up the door for further inspiration in the development of innovative vehicle concepts: The BMW Concept X1 offers all the thrill of agile and versatile mobility also beyond the beaten track in a new segment of vehicles.

Proudly presenting this new Concept Car, BMW is offering an outlook at the world's first Sports Activity Vehicle in the premium compact segment. Through its design alone, this new concept model clearly expresses all the strengths and qualities of such a vehicle, the BMW Concept X1 exuding a strong touch of agility and versatility (more…)