Volvo might just have completely reimagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. After showcasing the XC90 Excellence and the Lounge Console Concept, which marked a bold step forward for the Swedish car brand, Volvo has introduced what it’s calling the Excellence Child Seat Concept.
The first Civic Type R rolled off the production line at Honda’s UK facility only last week and the Japanese carmaker has made a big announcement relating to the car’s export prospects. In his inaugural speech as Honda’s CEO, Takahiro Hachigo announced that the new Civic Type R, built in Britain, will be destined for customers in Japan.
Bentley’s first ever luxury SUV – the Bentayga, is expected to arrive later this year but before the grand unveiling, the vehicle has been spied again. This time in Dubai. Wearing minimal camouflage, the highly awaited model was seen at a fuel station near an airport.
Maruti Suzuki’s latest product for the Indian market – the S-Cross, could be launched in the first week of August. According to a report by Indian Autos Blog, Mr R.S. Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki, hinted at the launch schedule for the compact crossover.
Volvo has unveiled their new Excellence Child Seat Concept at the 2015 Auto Shanghai. The new system has been showcased by Volvo as a new safety feature for infants in the car. This Concept was showcased at Shanghai following the launch of the Volvo XC90 Excellence with Lounge Console Concept.
Mercedes-Benz recently inaugurated a new R&D facility in Pune. This new office is Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India (MBRDI)'s hub in this region to partner closely with suppliers in India for its activities in product development and IT services. The new facility is located at the Embassy Tech Zone in SEZ at Hinjewadi in Pune. It is spread over an area of 46,000 sqft. and has the capacity to house 400 people.
Bugatti has confirmed that the successor to Veyron hypercar will get a hybrid powertrain. It is speculated that the new car will be named the 'Chiron' after Monaco-born race driver Louis Chiron. Its test mules have already been spotted on test in Europe.
Hyundai has launched the Elantra Sport Edition for the Malaysian market. The new variant is priced at RM 91,928 (Rs 15.50 lakh) and has been given some cosmetic changes to make it look sporty.
After a five year hiatus, Honda finally brought out the all-new Civic Type R earlier this year. The much awaited hot hatch, which has a strong fan following across the world for its high-revving engine and sporty handling, has now officially rolled off the production line in Europe.