Volvo surprises with the S90 sedan

(Relaxnews) – Demand for Volvo’s new flagship SUV might be setting records but the XC90 is about to get some serious competition, from another Volvo. The Volvo in question, the all new S90, is the first sedan the company has built on its clever new internal...

20 million cars will be autonomous by 2025

(Relaxnews) – The latest report into the future of autonomous and self-driving cars from Juniper Research sets 2021 as the date when the technology, which until recently was confined to sci-fi thrillers and James Bond films, starts to become a real-world reality. The...

What to look forward to at the 2015 LA Auto Show

(Relaxnews) – From supercars to SUVs, in all some 50 new vehicles are scheduled to make an appearance at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. For some, like the Jaguar F-Pace,  the show will mark a first glimpse on US shores, but for 30 of that number, including the...

Tesla to officially launch Model X crossover on September 29

(Relaxnews) – Invitations were sent out to the media on Monday for the launch of the car manufacturer’s Model X electric crossover SUV. Tesla’s third car was first shown three years ago, but has experienced several delays. On Monday, September 21, invitations...

Thai PM to visit Philippines

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– The Prime Minister of Thailand will arrive in the Philippines on Thursday for a two-day official visit, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The DFA said General Prayut Chan-o-cha will be in the Philippines from August 27 to 28 upon the invitation of...

Subaru announces UK prices and details for Levorg sports tourer

(Relaxnews) – The Levorg, which made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2015, will go on sale in the UK next month. Subaru has announced that the new Levorg tourer will be on sale in the UK in September and will be priced at £27,495 ($42,840). Other announcements included...

Is an electric car battery breakthrough on the horizon?

(Relaxnews) – Demand for the current crop of plug-in electric cars may still be weak but Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen are all confident that a mass-market electric car is just around the corner. This week Nissan added a new model to its range of Leaf electric cars. The...

Audi R8 e-tron in self-driving CES Asia debut

(Relaxnews) – Electric concept car, the Audi R8 e-tron, is being introduced to attendees at CES Asia in Shanghai with a range of extras that make it capable of autonomous driving. A raft of extras augment the recent Geneva Motor Show’s Audi R8 e-tron, including a...

The countdown to cleaner cars has begun

(Relaxnews) – The toughest ever standards for vehicle exhaust emissions are just 100 days away from coming into force Europe-wide. From September 1, all new petrol and diesel-powered cars sold within the European Union will have to produce significantly less carbon dioxide,...

The Nissan Maxima lives up to its four-door sportscar maxim

(Relaxnews) – The latest-generation Maxima sedan bests BMW, Acura and Audi to set the fastest lap time around California’s Buttonwillow Raceway racetrack in tests overseen by AMCI Testin. Nissan is going to extraordinary lengths to underline its new car’s...