The production of Volkswagen's all-new Up! city car is scheduled to have its official world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and we can't wait to see this production version of the Up!
Although the three-door hatchback's looks are similar to its original Up! Concept displayed at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, there's a whole new story going on under the hood. Volkswagen has ditched its unique rear-engine, rear-wheel drive layout for a traditional front-engine, front-wheel drive setup.
Volkswagen will offer the Lupo's spiritual successor at launch with a choice of small displacement, three-cylinder gasoline engines with plans to add a pure-electric version into the mix at a later date.
Global warming has been a major concern for many people across the world. At the same time, various world leaders have committed themselves to reduce the dependence on petroleum by their countries. In line with this, sustained efforts have been directed towards the designing and production of environmentally friendly cars. Indeed, such cars have seen major adjustments aimed at making them more comfortable and improve their performance. This year has seen the production of some of the best electric cars of the decade. Instead of this cars relying on gas to power their engines, they rely on power from rechargeable batteries. Read more
Volvo has created a suit of systems for its upcoming 2015 XC90 SUV, which will include an automated Park Assist Pilot which offers automatic reversing into a parking bay as well as entering and exiting a parallel parking spot. Read more