Archive for the ‘Motor Show’ Category

Mitsubishi Opts Out of Detroit Auto Show to Save Money

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Amid the global financial crisis and marked declined of car sales on all continents, Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi decides to withdraw from the scheduled Detroit Auto Show in January 2009.

Mitsubishi adds to the list of other big names which will not be joining the 2009 Detroit big event. Other car companies like Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Suzuki, and Land Roverwhich also cited the difficulties faced by the whole industry.

The withdrawal of these car manufacturers doesn’t prevent them from coming back on future occasions. Mitsubishi has expressed its desire to participate in the Chicago and New York Auto Shows.

The Detroit Auto Show is considered one of the most prestigious events of the car industry among some other motoring highlights. The event, like the concluded Los Angeles Auto Show and SEMA, has been plagued by the ongoing cost cutting and operations re-structuring of most car manufacturers.


Ferrari California: Pretty Car Cruising Down the Street?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Ferraris are said to look like beautiful women. Who will ever disagree to that statement? A lot of car aficionados and car editors did notice the new Ferrari California during the Paris Motor Show, but it really didn’t give the feel of a Ferrari. It might just show that the car maker is heading another direction.

The Ferrari California did not win anything during the international show. It did not get a second glance, moreover, not the expected wow stare.

The big aesthetic issue at hand is the bulky rear end of the new car. It was purposely designed to house all the hydraulics of the folding hard top of the Ferrari California.