Volkswagen of America has now officially made announcement for the pricing of the all new Beetle TDI Clean Diesel coupe. Volkswagen has said that this will be the third Beetle that they have launched for the lineup that will join the 2.5 liter 5 cylinder gasoline engine and 2.0 liter turbocharged gasoline models. The all new Volkswagen Beetle TDI incorporates the 2.0 liter turbocharged direct injection Clean Diesel engine that has the capability to produce 140 horsepower and 236 lb feet of torque. Volkswagen will be providing manual transmission along with the car to achieve better fuel economy.
Buick has been launching some of the top cars in the market and now Buick has made an announcement of the 2013 Buick Verano Turbo luxury sedan that can perform and have better durability for the users. Although, Buick has not announced the launch date of the vehicle they have said that they will be releasing the vehicle later this year. Many Buick customers are now looking forward to the launch of this vehicle that will have some of the top features that Buick will incorporate to it.
The demand for smaller cars has forced many automobile companies to come up with smaller vehicles that can be used by majority of the urban drivers. Most of these smaller vehicles are generally designed for regular urban family. Chevrolet has now announced that Chevrolet Cruze Eco and Chevrolet Sonic has been named as Best Family Cars for 2012 by Edmunds.com and Parents magazine. The company revealed that both the cars have high fuel efficiency and they deliver fuel economy of 40 mpg and more. Chevrolet also said that both the cars have been designed for family and therefore it has many comfort and safety features as well.
Volkswagen has already launched range of vehicles this year and now the company has unveiled the R-Line version of the CC model at the Auto Mobil International Show in Leipzig. The company has also made an announcement that the new CC model will be available in the United States by the end of this year. The new CC model will have 2.0 liter turbocharged TSI engine that can produce 200 horsepower and the engine will be combined with six speed manual or six speed dual clutch automatic transmission.
Car owners today are very particular about the vehicles that they buy and therefore many car companies claim that hybrids are very much in demand these days. Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan has now announced that they have managed to sell four million units of hybrid vehicles till 2012. Toyota currently has 18 hybrid vehicles in more than 80 countries. The company claims that the demand for hybrids have increased in the past few years and now it accounts for 15% of the Toyota Motor Sales’s global vehicle sales.
Driving is a kind of experience that can be made pleasurable with the help of apps that can be installed on your smartphone. OnStar RemoteLink mobile app has been one of the popular apps for many people that drive Chevrolet cars. OnStar has made an announcement that more than 821,000 active users have made use of the apps. It was also revealed that more than 14 million interactions have been made since the app was launched in 2010. There are millions of people that have made use of the app to check their tire pressure or for checking the amount of gas in their vehicle tank.