Hyundai’s High-Performance Business in Europe is Growing Rapidly

Hyundai has focused on developing high-performance cars in the recent years, in an attempt to diminish its not-so-positive image of being a fast follower. And the strategy is working quite well, especially in Europe, the home of luxury carmakers more t…

Kia Soul EV To Debut at LA AutoShow in November

At November’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Kia will reveal the next generation Kia Soul EV alongside the NA Soul, both to be available during the 2nd quarter of 2019, but for Europe, the Soul EV will be the only one available there. The Soul EV’s powerpack w…

Kia To Launch PHEV Ceed in the Second Half of 2019

Kia Motors Europe is on its way to accomplish the 2020 Hyundai-Kia Eco Car plan schedule of electrified models with the addition of a new Ceed estate plug-in hybrid model. We read on Autocar that the Ceed plug-in will share the same Plug-in Hybrid powe…

European Union May Not Be Unified On Emission Regulations After All

With California and the Trump administration squabbling over vehicle emissions, it’s easy to assume that Europe’s green initiatives are progressing trouble free. In truth, things are a little more complicated. Europe has come together to en…

Rare Rides: A Bertone by Any Other Name, the 1989 Volvo 780

What do you get when you cross practical Swedish design sensibility with some Italian flare? You get a very expensive and boxy two-door sedan with a Bertone badge on it. Presenting the 1989 Volvo 780. Design firm Bertone was used to putting their own s…

Rare Rides: A 1983 Audi Ur-Quattro – the Start of it All

The Rare Ride seen here represented an important turning point in the history of all things automotive. A single vehicle which changed rallying and simultaneously made four-wheel drive a more realistic prospect for passenger cars. Presenting the Audi Q…