March 9, 2007
RACING LEGEND DANNY SCOTT'S REBUILT 1967 ALL STEEL CAMARO : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: Racing Legend Danny Scott's rebuilt 1967 all steel Camaro. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 7:19 AM
March 8, 2007
AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR FCX FUEL CELL VEHICLE : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: Actress Q'orianka Kilcher has become the youngest customer to lease Honda's environmental status symbol, the hydrogen-powered and zero-emissions FCX fuel cell vehicle. Kilcher is the first person ever whose first car runs on hydrogen. She took possession of the FCX on March 7, 2007, in Universal City, California. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 7:42 AM
2007 Saab 9-5 SportCombi BioPower 100 Concept : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: As an evolution of the Saab 9-5 SportCombi, the Saab BioPower 100 Concept makes its world premiere at the 2007 Geneva International Motor Show. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 3:23 AM
2007 Opel Corsa OPC at Geneva Motor Show : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: The 2007 Opel Corsa OPC is introduced at the Geneva Motor Show Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Corsa OPC is equipped with a192 horsepower 1.6-liter turbo engine that reaches a top speed of 140 miles-per-hour. (General Motors Photo/Axel Wierdemann) |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 3:04 AM
Revealing Ford Mondeo at Geneva Motorshow : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: John Fleming President and CEO Ford of Europe revealing the new Ford Mondeo at Geneva Motor Show 2007. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 3:01 AM
March 7, 2007
Mercedes-Benz at the 77th Geneva Motor Show : GlobalGiants.com
Triple Premiere for the New C-Class.
Photo: Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of DaimlerChrysler AG and Head of the Mercedes Car Group presents the highly economical and environmentally friendly Vision C 220 BLUETEC in Geneva. In the study based on the new C-Class, Mercedes-Benz is presenting its innovative BLUETEC emissions control technology for the first time in combination with a highly fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine.
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Photo: Mercedes-Benz at the 77th Geneva Motor Show.
GENEVA, March 6 -- The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is celebrating a triple premiere at the 77th Geneva Motor Show: in addition to the standard-production model, the "AMG-Mercedes C-Class DTM 2007" racing version and Vision C 220 BLUETEC have their debut at the show. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 4:58 AM
Volvo at the Geneva Motor Show : GlobalGiants.com
Two Global Debuts.
All-New XC70, the next generation of Volvo's segment defining crossover and the All-New V70, staking claim as a segment leader take the stage in Europe's first major auto show.
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Photo: All-New Volvo XC70.
GENEVA, March 6 -- The all-new Volvo XC70 is being introduced at the Geneva Motor Show with comprehensive changes inside and out, with new styling cues, improved driving dynamics, inspiring technological applications, added luxury and new developments in safety.
Photo: All-New Volvo V70.
As a leader in the wagon segment with 54 years of continuous refinement and improvement, Volvo is also introducing the all-new Volvo V70 in Geneva. With its perfect balance of luxury, versatility and safety, the all-new Volvo V70 sets the standard for premium wagons. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 2:29 AM
March 6, 2007
Mitsubishi Motors lineup at 77th Geneva International Motor Show : GlobalGiants.com
European market Outlander on-road SUV unveiled.
Photo: Misubishi Outlander European market.
Photo: Mitsubishi Prototype-X.
Tokyo, March 6, 2007 — Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today unveils the European market version of the Outlander on-road SUV and shows the Prototype-X concept for a next-generation high-performance 4WD sedan at the 2007 Geneva International Motor Show. The company is displaying a total of 10 exhibits (16 during the general public session) at the show which runs from March 6 through 18 at the Geneva Palexpo exhibition and conference complex, opening to the general public on March 8. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 11:13 AM
March 4, 2007
2007 SUZUKI FORENZA SEDAN AND FORENZA WAGON OFFER ITALIAN STYLE PREMIUM FEATURES : GlobalGiants.com
Forenza meets life enthusiasts’ needs for versatility.
The Forenza sedan and Forenza Wagon have enjoyed growing popularity among U.S. car buyers and have led American Suzuki’s strong sales growth since their introduction in 2004 and 2005. For 2007, the popular Forenza family of vehicles continue to offer a strong roster of modern conveniences, including a powerful engine, contemporary European styling and versatility.
The Forenza provides consumers with all the features, comfort, style and performance to fit their action-packed lifestyle. The Forenza Wagon provides budget-conscious drivers the same performance, durability and able handling as the sedan and adds a roomy interior for up to five persons and generous cargo capacity. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 10:58 AM
March 3, 2007
'Dirty Jobs' Star Mike Rowe with 2007 Ford F150 : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs" star joins "Built Ford Tough" dream team: Mike Rowe, creator and star of Discovery Channel's highly rated show "Dirty Jobs" with is partnering with Ford as the newest F-Series truck spokesperson, beginning with new ads for the 2007 F-150 -- the most capable pickup in its class ever -- that air in early March 2007. Rowe joins Ford’s dream team of truck spokespeople and marketing alliances, including Toby Keith, NASCAR, Harley-Davidson™, the Home Depot and Cabela's. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 3:28 AM
March 2, 2007
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT Extended Cab : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT Extended Cab. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 12:56 PM
Sports package for the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class : GlobalGiants.com
Stuttgart -- The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is now available to order with a sports package comprising exclusive details that inject a new and thrilling sense of flair. Inside, it is primarily the silver-coloured contrast stitching, perforated leather and aluminium trim in a fresh new look that set the tone for the sporty and luxurious ambience. Outside, large wheels in a thrilling five-spoke design dominate the picture, while setting off the silver-painted front brake callipers to particularly stunning effect. Perforated brake discs at the rear wheels help endow the Roadster with excellent stopping power. Finally, the 7G-TRONIC Sport transmission with steering-wheel shift paddles further intensifies the sports car sensation felt when sitting inside the Roadster bearing the mystical letters "SL".
"Ever since the world-famous 300 SL Gullwing Coupé was premiered over 50 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has ranked as one of the most fascinating and coveted cars in the world. Now in its fifth generation, the current SL-Class has lost none of this mystique and excels in all the same ways as its predecessors, by offering sophisticated design, groundbreaking technology, exceptional comfort and immense driving pleasure. A new equipment package from Mercedes-Benz, which is available to order now, gives the two-seater an even sportier, individualised look, thanks to a host of refined details both inside and out." |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 7:14 AM
March 1, 2007
Consumer Reports Names Best Used Cars For Every Budget : GlobalGiants.com
Identifies Good Bets and Bad Bets to help guide used car buying decisions.
YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 28 -- Consumer Reports 2007 April Auto Issue features the lists of the best and worst used vehicles for 10 model years, 1997 through 2006.
Reliable vehicles and Vehicles to avoid include all models that showed above- or below-average overall reliability in CR's 2006 Annual Car Reliability Survey, which drew responses on about 1.3 million vehicles. CR has found that improved reliability has made used cars more appealing and insurance rates tend to be less expensive.
CR Good Bets, which is derived from the Reliable vehicles list, features vehicles that have performed well in CR's road tests and have had several years of better-than-average reliability according to survey respondents. CR Good Bets includes vehicles from Acura, Buick, Chevrolet, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Nissan, Pontiac, Scion, Subaru, and Toyota. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 2:16 AM
February 28, 2007
CHRYSLER GROUP SNOWDOKU CHALLENGE : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: Members of the University of Pennsylvania woman's swim team compete in the "Chrysler Aspen Snowdoku Challenge," Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, in New York's Bryant Park. The students beat out 5 other teams by solving a giant 30 by 30 foot sudoku puzzle, made out of 36,000 pounds of ice and snow, in 4 minutes 26 seconds to win a trip to Aspen, Colorado where they will have use of the all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen, the brand's first sport utility vehicle. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 2:28 AM
February 24, 2007
World premiere in Geneva: smart fortwo BRABUS and BRABUS Xclusive : GlobalGiants.com
Impressive performance and low emissions.
Stuttgart, Germany -- At the Geneva Motor Show (06 – 18 March 2007) smart will be presenting the two BRABUS variants of the new smart fortwo to the public for the first time.
Rated at 72 kW / 98 bhp, the smart fortwo BRABUS and smart fortwo BRABUS Xclusive have more than 30 percent more engine power than the BRABUS variant of the predecessor model. At the same time the low consumption and low CO2 emissions demonstrate that this does not have to come at a cost to the environment and customers' wallets.
In addition, the two BRABUS variants boast an extremely low weight to power ratio: at just 7.8 kg/bhp this is 24 percent lower than that of the previous BRABUS variant. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 9:20 AM
February 23, 2007
Super-Size "Snowdoku™" Puzzle Made of Snow : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: 2007 Chrysler Aspen
New York, Feb 23, 2007 -- The Chrysler brand is heating up the sudoku craze in the Big Apple by transforming the traditionally solitary game of sudoku into a high-energy, must-see outdoor sporting event called “Chrysler Aspen Snowdoku™ Challenge.”
Teams of up to eight sudoku puzzle players will be invited to New York City on Tuesday, Feb. 27, to go head-to-head to solve a giant, larger-than-life “Snowdoku™” puzzle made out of 36,000 pounds of snow and ice. The best-in-class team that solves the puzzle in the quickest amount of time will win a trip to Aspen, Colo., and will ride in style during their stay in an all-new 2007 Chrysler Aspen, the brand’s first sport utility vehicle. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 9:12 AM
2007 Suzuki XL7 at a Glance : GlobalGiants.com
2007 Suzuki XL7 at a Glance:
• All-new 2007 XL7 midsize crossover SUV is larger and more powerful than the previous generation XL-7.
• Larger 3.6-liter, V6 engine delivers fuel economy equal to or better than its predecessor.
• 252 horsepower and 243 lb.-ft. of torque.
• Flagship SUV provides style, comfort, performance and safety.
• Designed with the North American auto market in mind.
• Front-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive vehicle with car-like unibody construction.
• Available with three-row, seven-passenger seating.
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Posted by Editors at 3:31 AM
February 21, 2007
GM TEN Gala Event in Los Angeles : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: Actress Katherine Heigl, dressed in Dolce & Gabbana, walks the runway with a Chevy Volt Electric Concept at the GM TEN fashion event Tuesday, February 20, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
Photo: Actress Leah Remini, dressed in Ports, walks the runway with a DUB Saab 9-7x at the GM TEN fashion event Tuesday, February 20, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
Photo: Emmy Rossum, dressed in Marchesa, walks the runway with a 2007 Corvette Z06 at the GM TEN fashion event Tuesday, February 20, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
Photo: Roselyn Sanchez , dressed in Dolce & Gabbana, walks the runway with a 1954 Chevy Bel Air at the GM TEN fashion event Tuesday, February 20, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.
The event brings together the worlds of fashion, automotive design and entertainment under one roof. The "green machine" theme of the show features General Motors advanced technology vehicles, including many hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and hybrids. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 1:22 PM
All-New MAZDA2 To Debut at 2007 Geneva International Motor Show: GlobalGiants.com
Photo: All-New MAZDA2 To Debut at 2007 Geneva International Motor Show. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 6:31 AM
February 18, 2007
2007 Chevrolet Aveo : GlobalGiants.com
Photo: 2007 Chevrolet Aveo. |GlobalGiants.com|
Posted by Editors at 4:34 AM