Category: Automotive production

  • Convertibles And Hardtops: Study Shows Fewer Deaths And Injuries

    Convertibles And Hardtops: Study Shows Fewer Deaths And Injuries

    Convertibles versus coupes proved to be safer, according to the latest study of the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. IIHS has studied the accidents between 2014-2018, which happened with models up to 5 years old, available both as a convertible and a hardtop. The fatality rate is 11% lower for convertibles than for hardtop cars […]

  • Mercedes Ends Production of X-Class in May

    Mercedes Ends Production of X-Class in May

    Later this month, Mercedes-Benz will end production of the Nissan Navara-based X-Class pickup at the factory in Barcelona, Spain. The company is cutting costs at the expense of this model. The manufacturer regularly checked its global portfolio and concluded it could sacrifice the X-Class. It is too expensive (from €48,790 in Germany) to withstand competition […]

  • Six Interesting Things About the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8

    Six Interesting Things About the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8

    Chevy Dude youtuber called six things in the new Chevrolet Corvette C8 he did not know before. When he became the owner of a Corvette and drove it for a few weeks, he discovered those features. They are the following: The Neutral or Manual Mode can’t be shifted to directly, when you’re in Park. There […]

  • Honda Told How the Powertrain of the CR-V Hybrid Worked

    Honda Told How the Powertrain of the CR-V Hybrid Worked

    The Honda CR-V Hybrid was one of the major debuts of the Japanese brand last year. A powerful powertrain is one of its highlights. Apparently, not everyone knows that in 1999 Honda was one of the first automakers to launch a hybrid powertrain on the European market. The popular crossover received Honda’s latest i-MMD technology. […]

  • 2021 Toyota Supra Offers More Power but Less Fuel Economy

    2021 Toyota Supra Offers More Power but Less Fuel Economy

    Toyota updates the GR Supra for 2021. The car gets a new base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine. A 3.0-liter inline-six turbocharged unit comes optional. In comparison with the 2020 model, the 2021 Toyota Supra with the 6-cylinder mill has a lower fuel efficiency, while the engine is 47-hp more powerful. Let’s see the EPA* rates: […]