Good things come in small packages! Want to learn more? Check out these future sports cars pictures. GM Is bigger always better? Texans love everything bigger and in some cases bigger is in fact better. Imagine trying to sleep two people in a twin size bed and then think of how much easier it would be in a king size bed. In that case bigger is definitely better! For decades the automotive industry and American car buyers have held the same belief, that bigger and more powerful was always better. But are things changing? Most definitely! We can thank the skyrocketing gas prices, economic turmoil and new government regulations for altering our dreams of owning a large SUV or V8 powered sedan. In the past few years the auto industry has been taking a page from the tech industry, by packing more stuff in a smaller package. Have buyers accepted it? When the economic downturn started at the end of the last decade many car owners were forced to abandon their large SUVs and trucks for … [Read more...] about Is there a future for tiny, high-tech luxury cars?
Abandoned luxury cars
in Algarve · 11-04-2019 09:58:00 · 0 Comments A luxury vehicle that has been abandoned at a service area on the Algarve’s A22-Via do Infante motorway for around two years is believed to be a British-registered car. According to reports, even though the red Audi convertible has no licence plates on it, authorities believe the car to be UK-registered as the steering wheel in on the right side. PUBNewspaper Correio da Manhã approached the GNR’s Faro Territorial Command with regard to the abandoned car, which said it was aware of the situation, but stressed that “there are no ongoing procedures involving the vehicle”” Share this article: Comments: Be the first to comment on this article Interactive Topics, send us your comments/opinion on this article. … [Read more...] about Luxury car dumped on Algarve motorway believed to be British
VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of luxury cars imported as movable assets of overseas Vietnamese that are "abandoned" at seaports in HCM City to be re-exported. According to the HCM City Customs Department, 97 luxury cars imported as asset of overseas Vietnamese are left at the city's ports. The owners are individuals from 27 provinces and cities. There are also dozens of other cars awaiting clarification. The abandoned cars are luxury brands like Audi, Lexus, BMW, Porsche, Cadillac, Escalade ... but they are being exposed to the sun and rain. Most recently, on February 9, the customs staff of the Cat Lai Port seized four luxury cars which were imported from the US into Vietnam as assets of overseas Vietnamese, but they failed to meet conditions for imports. The owners wanted to re-export the cars but the customs authorities did not agree. The cars were seized and the case was transferred to the HCM City Customs Department. In addition, there are many imported cars for the … [Read more...] about Hundreds of luxury cars “abandoned” at Saigon seaports to be handled
Lexus once again takes aim at the top end of town with its new LS500 flagship sedan, with a new platform, new engine, and incredibly detailed handcrafted interior that puts its German competitors on notice. Not since the first LS of the late 1980s has Lexus’s flagship sedan posed such a threat to its European rivals.That’s a big statement, sure, and the new 2018 Lexus LS500 can carry it. Much like the original LS400 that arrived in 1989, the 2018 LS range shows meticulous attention to detail with a broad view to conquering vital markets for the large limousine category.Of course, in the nearly 30 years since the LS debuted, much has changed from a global perspective, including Lexus’s laser-sharp focus on the US market that has lessened slightly, with China now seen as a vital market for cars like this.Meanwhile, Australia isn’t the natural hunting ground of grand prestige saloons designed to pamper rear-seat occupants. Of course, they sell here, albeit in … [Read more...] about 2018 Lexus LS500 Sports Luxury review
Matt Almy, general sales manager at Berlin City Toyota in Portland, examines damage to two Lexus RX 350 luxury SUVs on Tuesday. Rims and tires were stolen from nine vehicles on the lot Sunday night. A similar crime took place at Prime Honda in Saco earlier this month. Staff photo by Derek Davis Two car dealerships in southern Maine are investing in more security after being hit by thieves who stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of wheels and tires from gleaming new luxury cars, leaving the vehicles stranded on milk crates or chunks of rock, managers at the dealerships said.Lug nuts litter the ground next to a Lexus RX 350 luxury SUV at Berlin City Toyota in Portland this week. The value of the rims and tires stolen from Berlin City and the tire pressure monitoring sensors inside them was estimated at $40,000. Authorities said there is no security footage of Sunday night’s crime in progress. Staff photo by Derek Davis The thefts at the dealerships – Berlin City Toyota … [Read more...] about Thieves steal high-priced wheels from 2 dealerships, damage luxury cars in the process
Nissan still committed to partnership, though Infiniti has put work on its small luxury car on hold, due to a rapidly changing market landscape and fears over new tariffs.According to the business newspaper Nikkan Kogyo, Nissan has pulled the plug on a small luxury car being developed with the help of Daimler.Two main reasons were cited for the abandonment of the project: a big shift in the US away from passenger cars towards trucks and crossovers, and uncertainty over the future of NAFTA, or the North American Free Trade Agreement.US President Donald Trump has called for a renegotiation of the free trade zone, which encompasses the US, Canada and Mexico, and has threatened to impose tariffs on goods imported from its northern and southern neighbours. He recently authorised tariffs on around US$50 billion ($67 billion) worth of imports from China.The new small luxury car was to be built in a factory in Mexico.Shiro Nagai, a spokesman for Nissan, told Automotive News he can't … [Read more...] about Infiniti suspends development of small luxury car with Daimler