Chrysler reinvented themselves with an all-new midsize sedan announced at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show earlier this year. The 200 boasted a handful of segment-firsts including a nine-speed automatic transmission, fully disconnected rear axle, adaptive cruise control and a full-speed forward collision warning system.
Chrysler’s team used the same four key principles that fleshed out the 200 (emotional design impact, use of high-quality materials with honest material execution, state-of-the-art technology and classic, thoughtful American design) to rethink their 300 sedan. → Read More
zAutos had the honor of attending the 2014 LA Auto Show this week. This year’s showcase had a healthy mix of concept cars, luxury convertibles, exotics, classics and mid-size sedans. Here is a short list of our favorites featuring some of the fastest, wildest, and most innovative cars at LAAS.
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Alfa Romeo has teased the United States with its luxury cars since the 1950s. In 1995, the Italian brand ceased exporting cars to the US before returning with their 8C Competizione in October 2008. Alfa Romeo ran a limited production of just 500 units of the sports car, allocating 90 units to the States. The first mass-produced Alfa Romeo to be sold in the US market was announced in 2013, but the launch was repeatedly delayed for uncited reasons. Finally at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler, stated that the Alfa Romeo 4C would grace the streets of North America by 2015.
Yesterday at the 2014 LA Auto Show, we were able to sneak a peek at the luxury sports car that will rival the Jaguar F-type, Porsche Boxster and Chevrolet Corvette. → Read More
Audi AG opened up the 2014 LA Auto Show today with a green triumvirate that will shatter the luxury market. The A7 Sportback h-tron quattro is not just a luxury plug-in hybrid, its also a fuel cell vehicle. Audi has combined their sporty electric drive with clean hydrogen energy to create a car that has a range of 311 miles on one tank of fuel.
“The A7 Sportback h-tron quattro is a genuine Audi – at once sporty and efficient. Conceived as an → Read More
Kenneth Feinberg, Administrator of the General Motors (GM) Ignition Compensation Fund, announced on Monday a one month extension of the claim filing deadline. The original deadline of December 31, 2014 has been extended to January 31, 2015, “out of an abundance of caution,” Feinberg wrote on the campaign’s website.
“I believe that the many efforts to reach all possible GM automobile owners, former owners and others who might have been adversely impacted by a defective ignition switch have been both → Read More