German Luxury Brands Going After Green Market
The German luxury trio of Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi are all locked in a close battle for the title of the world’s most popular automaker. According to sales figures from the first half of 2010, BMW is currently in first place, although its lead over its two rivals is marginal. At under 2,000 vehicles, Mercedes’ lead over third-place Audi is even slimmer, although that number may have grown in recent months thanks to strong sales for Mercedes in the U.S.Regardless, all three German luxury brands are racing for the top spot. To accomplish this, they’re going after smaller market segments. According to the Automotive News, the next segment that the brands are looking to cater to is the “green,” or environmentally conscious, car owner.
Mercedes recently announced that it will debut a four-cylinder engine on its top-of-the-line S-Class model. The S250 CDI is expected to be available on several models in early 2011. Four-cylinders are uncommon options for luxury vehicles, with drivers typically wanting the performance of a six- or eight-cylinder. Yet Mercedes says that thanks to turbocharging technology, the engine delivers the torque of a six-cylinder with the low emissions and fuel …
All About BMW Cars
Car enthusiasts the world over will be familiar with the name and significance of BMW. Also known as Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, BMW translates to ‘Bavarian Motor Works’ and is one of the most important German car manufacturers of all time. Founded in 1916, the company has grown and grown with new models and subsidiary companies to own not only MINI cars, but to be the parent company of one of the most prestigious car manufacturers in all time and the head of a name synonymous with luxury: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Not content with merely conquering the car world, the company also has two motorcycle brands known as BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna.
The logo of the company tells you a lot about its original calling, with the blue and white sections signifying the propeller of a plane as it moves through the sky. Founded by Franz Josef Popp, the BMW brand began manufacturing aircraft engines and soon began making a range of motorcycles in 1923, leading onto car production in the period of 1928-29. Engines were made for the Luftwaffe and the company became an important part of Germany’s war effort.
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Right Choice of Yamaha FZ1 Bikes in India
Yamaha is one of leading automobile brands in this world. The name is sufficient for some who is much involved in automobile market to dream out the quality of the product. Yamaha has always been successful to give the best products of it, ever since the start-up of its company. The more products, it launches, in every month even, receives the most sale unit award at its own. With the launch of product, booking list starts to be enlarged gradually. Showrooms start receiving crowd.
With latest advancement, Yamaha-The leading automobile manufacturer engineers its each new item. The predecessors become the older in spite of having advanced technology too. Thus, it is quite now imaginable about its every new product technological/specification details. This time, you can easily get to the point, when question of Yamaha FZI Bike will be asked from different media sources, then customers will be bound to tell the truth. Even, every time it happens to dig out the new status of technological inputs in any bikes from Yamaha and every time reviews are found soaring the sky with lots of appreciations for best performance and fuel-economy.
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The BMW 5 Series Sedan – New Upcoming Series in the Month of June
BMW cars have always been an important symbol of class and fame that has regularly pulled the attention of car lovers from all across the world. In fact, since the launch of its first car model, every car has always received tremendous response and been constantly known for its superior performance and elegant design. Featured with world-class features and giving tough competition to other car manufactures, every car model of BMW series has made four-wheel lover crazy when it comes to choose or buy a BMW modeled car. This season, BMW is all geared up to introduce the brand new BMW 5 series Sedan in the Australian car market.
The new model is bigger and better and has got all those essential features that may drive you crazy. The new 5 Series is 58mm longer while its width is up 14mm (1464mm) and the wheelbase is 80mm longer at 2968mm. Its exterior look is totally dynamic and has the longest wheelbase in the BMW series segment, a sleek engine compartment lid, short overhangs front and rear and refined roofline. In fact, the most artistic look of …