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White is still the most popular new car colour worldwide

White is still the most popular new car colour worldwide

Annually, PPG Industries conducts studies of colour preferences of car buyers around the world, identifying the colours which have been popular. For 2015, the research conducted by the company found that automakers continue to sell a vast majority of cars (nearly 75%) in conservative colours such as white, black, grey […]

Improving passenger comfort while raising efficiency and reducing weight

Improving passenger comfort while raising efficiency and reducing weight

Jaguar Land Rover’s research engineers have revealed how they are researching more efficient heating and ventilation systems and new solutions to reduce vehicle weight to improve emissions and fuel economy. Because Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems (HVAC) consume substantial amounts of energy and therefore fuel, or electrical energy stored […]

Daimler AG: ‘Mercedes-Benz does not cheat in emissions tests’

Daimler AG: ‘Mercedes-Benz does not cheat in emissions tests’

Responding to an article by Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), a non-government organisation in Germany, which said that tests have shown that vehicles made by German automakers – including those from Mercedes-Benz – significantly exceeded the legal limits on nitrogen oxide emissions, Daimler AG has issued a statement which categorically denies any […]

Porsche’s boss appointed new CEO of Volkswagen Group

Porsche’s boss appointed new CEO of Volkswagen Group

Matthias Muller, 62, has been appointed as the new CEO of Volkswagen AG, following the resignation of Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn. The appointment was announced by the company’s Supervisory Board which added that Mr. Muller will continue to also head Porsche until a successor has been found. Mr. Muller was […]