Geneva 2011 Infiniti Etherea

Geneva 2011 Infiniti EthereaThe Infiniti ETHEREA, a special concept vehicle designed to preview how a future Infiniti entry-level compact performance luxury sedan could look, made its world debut today at the 81st International Geneva Motor Show.

ETHEREA is designed to project both an "evolving Infiniti identity" and a profile that is distinctly different from any current vehicle available in the premium compact class.

Geneva 2011 Mitsubishi Global S

Geneva 2011 Mitsubishi Global Small ConceptAfter "Project Global" in the C/D-Segments*, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is now pushing the boundaries of global product planning with the forthcoming introduction of "Global Small" in the B-Segment: a next-generation architecture with built-in flexibility to accommodate - by design - customer requirements in ALL world markets in the lower sector of the market(s).

Mitsubishi Lancer Safest Small Car

Mitsubishi Lancer 2011Mitsubishi Motors is honored to have its best-selling Lancer compact sports sedan – a consumer and media favorite for its outstanding combination of style and value – recognized by renowned business and lifestyle publication Forbes as one of its choices of “The Safest Small Cars, 2011.”

Forbes bases its selection process heavily on crash test data compiled from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent nonprofit research and communications organization that is funded by the automotive insurance industry.

Infiniti Etherea Concept Debut

Infiniti EthereaInfiniti today releases the first images of its concept car for the Geneva Motor Show in March. Called ETHEREA, it is a compact luxury model that previews how a future entry-level Infiniti could look.

The pictures show an evolving Infiniti identity along with a profile distinctly different from anything currently available in the premium compact class.

Toyota To Build Hybrid In Miyagi

ToyotaToyota Motor Corp. will build a new compact hybrid model at a plant in Miyagi Prefecture as it reorganizes domestic production, a source familiar with the company's plans said.

Central Motor Co., an assembly unit of Toyota, will produce the model at a plant in Ohira, according to the person, who declined to be identified as the plans are private.

Mitsubishi Global Small Vehicle

Mitsubishi Global Small vehicleMitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will give the global premiere of the Mitsubishi Concept Global Small (show model), a concept car based on the features of "compact", "affordability", and "high fuel efficiency" at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show which runs from March 1 through March 13 at the Geneva Palexpo exhibition and conference complex (opening to the general public on March 3).

Detroit 2011 Toyota Prius C

Detroit 2011 Toyota Prius CWhile the current Prius has ushered hybrid technology into the mainstream, and the Prius v will provide the additional room and versatility for active families, compact shoppers are interested in a smaller hybrid at an entry price point and with superior fuel economy.

The Prius c Concept, with c representing a "city"-centric vehicle, will appeal to young singles and couples who want an eco-sensitive, high-mileage, fun-to-drive Prius.

Toyota Considering Prius Pickup

Toyota A-Bat ConceptCould Toyota’s shelved A-BAT hybrid compact pickup truck concept return as a member of Toyota’s newly announced Prius vehicle family?

Something similar could happen, according to Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager of Toyota Division at Toyota Motor Sales USA.

Mazda2 2011

Mazda2 2011Go ahead. Follow your Inner Driver to the all-new 2011 MAZDA2. With killer style, great fuel economy and an affordable price tag, the all-new 2011 MAZDA2 subcompact is Zoom-Zoom in its most concentrated form.

The Mazda2 2011 brings style, economy and fun to buyers who think that affordable small cars like the Honda Civic are just too big.

Honda Fcx Clarity

Honda FCX ClarityHonda FCX Clarity is the world's first dedicated platform hydrogen vehicle. It's the zero-emission sedan of the future. A reality today.

In developing the FCX Clarity Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV), Honda has managed to strike the perfect balance between futuristic technology and the very human desire for a thrilling ride. The result amounts to zero emissions and maximum driving experience.

Suzuki Small Cars To Mitsubishi

Suzuki Solio 2011Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) have mutually agreed on OEM supply of Suzuki's SOLIO compact passenger vehicle to MMC.
 
Suzuki will supply MMC with about 800 SOLIOs per month beginning from spring 2011.

Toyota Launches Redesigned Vitz

Toyota Redesigned VitzToyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the launch in Japan today of the redesigned "Vitz" compact car.

Since the launch of the first-generation in 1999, the Vitz has achieved cumulative sales in more than 70 countries and regions around the world—including many European countries—exceeding 3.5 million units.  With more than 1.4 million of those units having been sold in Japan, the Vitz is truly a core model of the Toyota brand.

Mitsubishi New Factory In Thailand

Mitsubishi new factory in ThailandMitsubishi Motors conducted a Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for a new third factory of its Thailand producer and distributor, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (MMTh) at the site where the new factory is to be built in at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Chonburi province.

The ceremony was attended by dignitaries including Thailand's Minister of Industry Chaiwut Bannawat and MMC President Osamu Masuko.

Honda Brio City Car

Honda Brio City CarHonda debuted the world premiere of a prototype of Honda BRIO, the new small-sized vehicle developed for Asian markets and scheduled to be introduced in Thailand and India in 2011, at the 27th Thailand International Motor Expo starting November 30, 2010.

Honda BRIO Prototype is being developed with Honda's advanced technologies, while further advancing Honda's "man maximum, machine minimum" concept*1.