From that teaser pic, it looks like it's based on the current gen. Given how different our standards are and how expensive it is to federalize cars for the U.S., it makes me wonder if they are retooling the existing model for the U.S. or they initially intended to make a U.S. version, but it got delayed. It came out… »
THIS is why we can't have nice things. Imagine one of them not paying attention and literally plowing right into your classic exotic or future 25 year old Kei car :( One would think the relatively narrow roads and congestion of the Northeast would discourage the purchase such large vehicles. Drive hatchbacks and… »
I've noticed this guy usually posts pics of cars that are about to be crash tested and of cars after the crash. Not sure who he works for. But the exact location of this Renault is up in the air (didn't reply to comments), but since he has no idea what the car is and this is a Chicago group, it's most likely in the… »
How is this not U.S. legal!!? Canada's vehicle standards are a copy-and-paste of the U.S.'s for the most part. It has the amber reflectors too! »
It kind of irks me when Obama says in his speeches that cars made by "fellow hardworking honest fellow Americans" are the most fuel efficient cars in the world (or some of the most). »
In the affluent North Shore area of Chicago. No hippy bullshit paint, just a very clean example. Always see something special or expensive whenever I drive down this area for its twisty roads. »
Not to mention it's based on an ITALIAN/French van (Fiat/Peugeot). So it's like from the makers of Ferrari. »
Highly recommend American Autobahn: The Road To An Interstate Freeway With No Speed Limit as well. Talks a lot about the history of the Interstate Highway system along with a parallel discussion of the development car safety over the decades. »
Yesterday DS revealed the first pictures of the Divine DS.
Yves Bonnefont, the DS CEO, has also admitted that North America (USA + Canada) was part of the plan to be in the "200 richest cities in the world".
Basically, when PSA Peugeot Citroën will come back, it will only be through the DS brand. Yves Bonnefont also…»
I'd like to think the 25% chicken tax , the gas guzzler tax exemption for light trucks, and C.A.F.E. all helped make this possible to an extent. Good ol' government intervention...'er I mean, free markets! »
If it's good enough for that trip, then it's good enough for North America (oh wait, Mexico gets it)! »