October 10, 2013
- General Motors as officially announced output figures for its new 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbocharged mill. Bound for the Opel Adam, GM says the little three-banger is more powerful than the 1.6-liter four-cylinder currently found in that car. The engines are built in the Detroit giant’s Flint Engine Operations plant in Michigan. Ford’s 2014 Fiesta will use... more
- It's in German. Luckily, we have a translation.
October 9, 2013
- Rather than borrowing from Opel for yet another product, Buick might be gearing up to share with Cadillac. General Motors’ premium brand might use the new full-size rear-wheel drive platform primarily being developed to underpin a new full-size sedan for Cadillac to build a Buick Flagship according to a report from Automobile Magazine. SEE ALSO: Ford... more
- Peugeot-Citroën could be about to agree a deal to sell a 30 per cent share in its business to the Chinese Dongfeng motor company. PSA Peugeot-Citroën will sell a 30 per cent stake in its business to Chinese Dongfeng Motor, according to reports in the Chinese media. The paper is reporting that Dongfeng will pay around £1 billion to secure a 30 per cent stake in the company.Dongfeng already operates as PSA's Chinese partner, and the two companies already operate three assembly plants in China....
- That's the same amount of power and 30% more torque than GM's own naturally-aspirated 1.6L Ecotec mill.
October 8, 2013
- Details of General Motors’ new turbocharged 1.0-liter SIDI three-cylinder engine have been revealed: the new engine will be rated 114 hp and 122 lb-ft of torque when it arrives in the Opel Adam next year. The automaker claims the new engine is more powerful and more efficient than the naturally aspirated 1.6-liter I-4 currently in [...]
- The Adam's family will add another member.
October 7, 2013
- Updates are inbound for Opel's pocket rocket.
- The details of the deal aren't immediately clear.
October 4, 2013
- Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental. Audi does not offer the Q3 in North America, but this is about to change...