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The Jeep Cherokee will go after the European market with the help of a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine and a nine-speed transmission. Launched in the United States in 2013, the Cherokee will make its European debut at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show on March 4, 2014. Also making its debut in the Cherokee, is […]

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) started retail sales yesterday of its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle. The first units reached The Netherlands – the designated launch country in Europe – after production started late August at MMC’s Okazaki plant, near Nagoya, Japan. Much expected by dealers and customers in a region forecasted to be its largest […]

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Despite long-standing preferences for diesel engines in Europe, increasingly strict EU emissions regulations, rising diesel prices, as well as more-efficient gasoline-burning engines have industry insiders predicting diesel’s days as a dominant fuel in Europe are numbered. Presently, 50 percent of new cars sold in the UK use diesel engines, and in Spain and France, this […]

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Tesla Motors presented its Model S and Supercharger charging system at this year’s Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) in Frankfurt. Tesla declared in a press release that having begun the first European deliveries of Model S this August in Norway, followed by Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland, the IAA is an important […]

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Ford Motor Company’s Focus Electric has now officially crossed the Atlantic. That distinction was made official today as Ford started production of the European Focus Electric in Saarlouis, Germany. The Focus Electric is the first full-electric vehicle to be built by Ford in Europe. According to Ford, the zero-emission Focus Electric is spearheading Ford’s line-up […]

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Ford Motor Company is launching FORD2GO, a Europe-based car sharing service. The company described the service as the first automotive manufacturer-backed, nationwide car sharing program in Europe to incorporate dealerships. FORD2GO was formed following a partnership among Ford of Germany, the German Ford dealers association FHD GmbH, and DB Rent GmbH – the company behind […]

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The hybrid Lexus IS 300h is making its European debut today at the Geneva Motor Show. The IS 300h’s powertrain achieves a total system output of 220 horsepower. The homologated emissions figures for the European model confirm it will produce 99g/km of CO2 in combined cycle driving, with a 65.7mpg combined fuel consumption. In the […]

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BMW has revealed more details about its electric vehicle offering, which are known as the i range. First of all, BMW made it official: the i3 will be available this year in Europe. In the words of BMW, we “will start supplying customers with driver-friendly, premium-quality electric mobility later this year with the BMW i3, […]

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How different will the European Nissan Leaf be from its U.S. counterpart? The revised electric car will be unveiled next week in Geneva for the European market. Just like U.S. market Nissan Leafs are now built in Tennessee, European-market Leafs will be built closer to their intended market, at Nissan’s Sunderland facility in the UK. […]

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Chevrolet’s Spark Electric battery-powered mini car will be presented to a European audience for the first time at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The car will be sold in select European markets as of 2014. Chevrolet anticipates the Spark EV will set a benchmark in performance for an urban city electric car; the Spark EV […]

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