Dubai / UAE (Weltexpress). Dubai traffic police beefed up its fleet of cars with a Lamborghini sports car, which price amounts to some $550,000, Dubai Police’s Deputy Commander Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina said.
Washington / USA (Weltexpress). In an effort to reduce pollution, US President Barack Obama’s administration proposed new rules Friday it says will make gasoline and automobile emissions cleaner, but which the oil and gas industry said will hit drivers hard at the pump.
Washington / USA (Weltexpress). US road safety authorities announced Thursday the launch of a new mobile application designed to give consumers real-time smartphone access to vehicle safety information.
Washington / USA (Weltexpress). US President Barack Obama said Friday he wants American cars and trucks that can “one day go from coast to coast without using a drop of oil,” and asked Congress to create a clean energy research fund he said would help make that happen without increasing the federal
New York / USA (Weltexpress). General Motors said on Thursday it is recalling 145,628 pickup trucks sold mostly in the United States due to a possible missing latch that could cause the vehicle’s hood to fly open unexpectedly.
Houston, Texas / USA (Weltexpress). Drivers in the US state of Texas can now put the pedal to the metal on a stretch of state highway that opened Wednesday with a speed limit of 85 mph (137 kmh), faster than any other road in the nation, as long as they’re willing to pay for it.
Valencia (Weltexpress) - Fernando Alonso ended the record run of seven drivers winning the first seven races Sunday with victory at the European Grand Prix in Valencia after his challengers fell by the wayside.
Wolfsburg (Weltexpress) - The Russian car market will grow significantly during the next several years, Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board with one of Europe's leading carmakers Volkswagen AG, said on Sunday.
Berlin (Weltexpress) - Never without positive surprises, Kia Motors changed a few elements to the Picanto Spirit. Small car segment with giant return value, the 2010 model has been the Korean automaker's best selling model.
Berlin (Weltexpress) - Driving a Sportage is the name of the game – fresh, dynamic and high quality standards meet every consumer's ambition. Kia's sporty optical presence distinguishes this SUV in a multi-faceted manner – stylish plus embracing road power equals a compact driving experience.
Berlin (Weltexpress) - When it comes to fine driving with impeccable safety features, the Kia Soul is the latest road champion with all the right moves. Euro NCAP capped the Soul with the highest marks in the B segment. Auto-maker Kia once again provides customers with vehicle safety in year to year