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NAIAS 2011 (preview) Kia KV7 Concept

NAIAS 2011 (preview) Kia KV7 Concept

Kia Motors to unveil KV7 concept car at 2011 North American International Auto ShowFor the past several years Kia Motors’ design-led transformation has been delivering production vehicles  such as the Soul, Forte (Cerato) Koup and Sportage ? that bear a very close resemblance to the original concept designs that preceded them. At the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Kia will make another dramatic design statement with the world debut of an all-new, convention-challenging concept vehicle named “KV7”.source: Kiapictures: Kia 2011 Kia KV7 Concept.

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AllCarIndex.com - Greetings!

AllCarIndex.com - Greetings!

Dear visitors,since its launch in the middle of this summer, www.allcarindex.com - pictured directory of the automobiles - has been growing steadily both in the sense of content and contributions.The number of listed production manufacturers from 56 countries currently is 2355 (European - 943, North American - 827, Asian - 197, Australian and Oceanian - 172, South American - 174, African - 42). 1155 marques of them are pictured which means that almost every second maker in the directory is illustrated with at least one image.

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NAIAS 2011 (preview) MINI Paceman Concept [video]

NAIAS 2011 (preview) MINI Paceman Concept [video]

The first Sports Activity Coupe in the premium segment – and a MINI through and through.World premiere of the new MINI Paceman Concept.MINI is marking an important milestone in its history by once again presenting a fascinating new vehicle concept for the MINI family – the MINI Paceman Concept. Exactly 10 years ago, visitors to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit witnessed the relaunch of the MINI brand in North America, which signalled the beginning of an unparalleled success story. And now the brand is also preparing to celebrate this landmark anniversary at the NAIAS – taking place from 10-23 January 2011 – with the world premiere of the MINI Paceman Concept.

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NAIAS 2011 (preview) GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept [video]

NAIAS 2011 (preview) GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept [video]

DETROIT – The GMC Sierra All Terrain HD concept is an exploration of heavy-duty truck capability combined with greater off-road versatility. It is highlighted by a bold exterior design, enhanced all-terrain suspension and premium details expected of a GMC – all designed to enable greater access to off-road destinations.The new 2011 Sierra HD underpins the All Terrain HD concept, with a modified, production-based 4WD chassis and the Duramax diesel/Allison 1000 six-speed powertrain. The enhanced suspension and unique body dimensions, including increased ground clearance and wider track, as well as greater approach/departure angles, deliver off-road capability while maintaining HD levels of payload and trailering capacity.“The Sierra All Terrain HD concept takes GMC’s outstanding new HD platform to the next level, marries it to the legendary Duramax diesel/Allison transmission, and provides a heavy-duty expression of GMC’s premium All Terrain package,” said Lisa Hutchinson, GMC product marketing director.

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Honda Civic Concept to Make World Debut at North American International Auto Show

Honda Civic Concept to Make World Debut at North American International Auto Show

Press release:The styling direction of the next-generation Honda Civic will debut at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in January, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today.The company released a sketch of the Civic Concept that conveys the sleek and aerodynamic profile of the show vehicle. The production version of the ninth-generation 2012 Civic based on the revealed concept will go on-sale in spring 2011.

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Mikhail Prokhorov's Ё-mobil unveiled

Mikhail Prokhorov's Ё-mobil unveiled

 Mikhail Prokhorov of Onexim Group today unveiled a trio of the hybrid electric vehicles under a new Russian automobile brand - the Ё-mobil. Since "Ё" (yo) is the seventh letter in Cyrillic alphabet the name of brand is associated with luck. However, the luck was missing today because, as it is reported, during the presentation the car was started on third attempt only. The automobiles are equipped with 60hp engines and can oparet in three modes: Sports, Eco and Snow (except the van version for which the Sports mode is missing). All models feature all-wheel drive and can accelarate from 0 to 100 km/h in 7-8 seconds.

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[EXCLUSIVE] Vision Industries

[EXCLUSIVE] Vision Industries

The story of the Vision Industries goes back to 1997 when the company was established in Los Angeles/Orange County California - the state where lots of low-volume American manufacturers find the place to realize their own ideas of perfect high-performance car. Namely with this challenging vision in mind, John Misumi formed the specialty automotive engineering and design company company. Mr. Misumi, who during 1984 and 1985 has worked with Vector Aeromotive Corporation, in the areas of operations, marketing and finance today is a leading force of the Vision Industries.The first results of the development was ready as early as 1998 when the white foam and fiberglass non-runing mock-up has been finished. Named K/2 it was designed by a well-known automotive designer Tom Kellog, who in his carrer has participated in the development of the Studebaker Avanti in 1961 and was also responsible for design of the new Avanti (which seemingly is no longer available).

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Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Kasturi Concept

Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Kasturi Concept

Kuala Lumpur, 2 December 2010 – PROTON Holdings Berhad demonstrated its future direction as a global automotive company with a dazzling display of its evolution and technological advances after 25 years at the 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show launched today at Putra World Trade Centre. Located at Tun Razak Hall 2, the PROTON booth is the largest at the motor show and occupies an area of more than 1,500 square metres. As PROTON celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year, the grand scale of the booth was a means for PROTON to be able to celebrate the occasion with fellow Malaysians. With its clean, sleek lines and spacious facade, the PROTON booth carries the theme of Uniting People with Technology, in line with the tagline of this year's motor show, We Care – and focuses on key areas of Commitment, Advancement, Reliability and Environment. Visitors here will be able to enjoy a showcase of the national automotive company's past and recent journey over the last 25 years since its inception, as well as get an indepth view of PROTON's technological future.

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Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Lekir Concept

Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Lekir Concept

Kuala Lumpur, 2 December 2010 – PROTON Holdings Berhad demonstrated its future direction as a global automotive company with a dazzling display of its evolution and technological advances after 25 years at the 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show launched today at Putra World Trade Centre. Located at Tun Razak Hall 2, the PROTON booth is the largest at the motor show and occupies an area of more than 1,500 square metres. As PROTON celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year, the grand scale of the booth was a means for PROTON to be able to celebrate the occasion with fellow Malaysians. With its clean, sleek lines and spacious facade, the PROTON booth carries the theme of Uniting People with Technology, in line with the tagline of this year's motor show, We Care – and focuses on key areas of Commitment, Advancement, Reliability and Environment. Visitors here will be able to enjoy a showcase of the national automotive company's past and recent journey over the last 25 years since its inception, as well as get an indepth view of PROTON's technological future.

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Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Tuah Concept

Proton at KLIMS 2010 - Tuah Concept

Kuala Lumpur, 2 December 2010 – PROTON Holdings Berhad demonstrated its future direction as a global automotive company with a dazzling display of its evolution and technological advances after 25 years at the 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show launched today at Putra World Trade Centre. Located at Tun Razak Hall 2, the PROTON booth is the largest at the motor show and occupies an area of more than 1,500 square metres. As PROTON celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year, the grand scale of the booth was a means for PROTON to be able to celebrate the occasion with fellow Malaysians. With its clean, sleek lines and spacious facade, the PROTON booth carries the theme of Uniting People with Technology, in line with the tagline of this year's motor show, We Care – and focuses on key areas of Commitment, Advancement, Reliability and Environment. Visitors here will be able to enjoy a showcase of the national automotive company's past and recent journey over the last 25 years since its inception, as well as get an indepth view of PROTON's technological future.

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