A completely reengineered and redesigned Honda Pilot SUV will make its world debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on February 12. The all-new, 8-passenger Pilot SUV –designed, developed and manufactured in America, will raise the stakes in the mainstream three-row SUV segment with new technology, advanced safety, class-leading fuel economy and enhanced family utility and versatility.
The new Pilot represents an impressive shift in design, while showcasing new standout technologies, versatility and dynamics currently unavailable in the mainstream SUV segment. Further, the Pilot remains as family-friendly as ever, proving once again that driving the family SUV can be a joy.
Volvo Overseas Delivery Program, which offers car buyers the unforgettable experience of picking up their Volvo in Sweden while also saving money, has been named the top program of its kind by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine. The survey, in its 11th year, asks frequent business and luxury travelers to name the best in a variety of travel related categories.
Through Volvo's Overseas Delivery Program, participants guarantee themselves a free trip to Sweden by purchasing a new Volvo car. Volvo provides two complimentary airline tickets to Gothenburg, where the customer picks up their new car directly from the Volvo factory. Then, they can head out on a European road trip, and when they're ready to return home, they can simply drop off the car and Volvo will ship it to their respective country.
After completing its quarterly review of traffic conditions along roads which have ERP gantries installed, the LTA will revise certain ERP rates for certain roads. For this review, the LTA will only change the rates of a set of 3 gantries along AYE after Jurong Town Hall Road. Currently, motorists do not have to pay to use the roads from 9:00 – 9:30, but will have to pay $1 with effect from the 2nd of February.
In off-roading circles, the Nissan X-trail was known as the ‘little engine that could’. Although modest both in size and stature, the X-trail impressed with its incredible off-roading ability that for the most part, kept up with the big boys on the trails. Naturally Nissan capitalized on its ability in every ad possible.
But as the interest to off-road diminishes, people are moving to SUVs for more practical considerations like space. And this has led to the deluge of soft-roaders that are flooding the market these days.
While Nissan has made a nod to changes of the times by making the latest X-trail quite a bit more practical, it hasn’t forgotten its off-roading roots and it shows.
Honda’s CR-V is already one of the most popular compact SUVs sold around the world. In the first nine months of last year, the CR-V was the world’s best-selling SUV. The model has become essential to Honda’s success in the world, and a comprehensive range of enhancements to the fourth-generation CR-V will now further broaden its appeal.
Highlights of the 2015 model-year CR-V include a new diesel engine and nine-speed automatic transmission that deliver an unrivalled power-to-consumption ratio, world-first safety technology; an all-new connectivity and infotainment system, as well as enhanced suspension and optimised NVH measures for a more refined yet dynamic drive.
World-renowned actor and aspiring film maker Idris Elba has embarked on an epic 750 mile road trip in the new Jaguar XE, the most fuel efficient Jaguar ever produced.
Driving from London to Berlin in winter conditions, whilst documenting his journey through film, Idris will test the class-leading fuel economy credentials of Jaguar’s new sports saloon, while enjoying innovative in-car technology, cutting-edge driver aids and entertainment systems to help navigate his way across four countries.
The LTA has officially began construction of 2 MRT stations, the Stevens and Mount Pleasant MRT stations, on Sunday. Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew was at the groundbreaking ceremony, and also unveiled an underpass that will improve connectivity with the Singapore Chinese Girls' School with the Stevens MRT station, whilst serving as the linkway for the interchange with the Downtown Line.
The underpass will spawn roughly 60 metres, and will be 11 metres deep at its deepest point. It will run under Bukit Timah and Dunearn roads, and the two entrances start just outside the school. All works are scheduled for completion in 2019. As for the 2 MRT Stations, expect them to be operational by 2021.
The Peugeot 308 looks set to reach even greater heights with the arrival of a new dynamic flagship – the dazzling 308 GT. Available in Hatchback and SW body styles, both models offer assertive new styling, outstanding performance-oriented engines and bespoke chassis modifications to create a lower ride height. The enhancements clearly show Peugeot’s continued move up-market, highlighted by the 308’s recognition as the 2014 European Car of the Year.
The new Peugeot 308 GT retains all the elements which have made the 308 range such a huge commercial hit around the world. This includes the striking exterior design, innovative Peugeot i-Cockpit cabin, versatile interior and high perceived quality. Remarkable engine efficiency, with high fuel economy and ultra-low emissions, is also part of the 308 GT package.