The lines between living space and moving space are being blurred. Activities that people wish to conduct in the car is evolving and getting much more diverse and complex. The goal of Hyundai designers is to develop cars that are safer and smarter, going above and beyond people’s expectations. It’s what good design should be: to be progressive, to be innovative, and to be proactive caring.
More driving pleasure and new colors for the Subaru Impreza
Fine-tuning for the Subaru Impreza (fuel consumption combined: 6.6-6.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 151-143 g/km; values were determined according to the WLTP test procedure and correlated into NEDC values): After the compact car received, among other things, the mild hybrid e-Boxer system and expanded equipment in the middle of the year, new colors and adaptive transmission control for even more driving pleasure will follow for the 2021 model year. Those who opt for the e-Boxer already benefit from better acceleration and a more direct response thanks to the electric assistance of the 110 kW/150 hp 2.0-liter Boxer engine. Driving dynamics can be improved even further with the standard SI-Drive, which specifically adjusts the engine characteristics: In S mode, the system now features adaptive transmission control. In S mode, the system now has an adaptive transmission control system. In sporty cornering, this not only ensures better engine braking torque when starting or braking, but also maintains the engine speed and optimizes acceleration on exiting the bend. The improved engine braking torque is also noticeable when driving downhill.
Kia Motors has announced a significant upgrade to the fourth-generation Kia Rio. The upgraded model features a range of enhancements to reinvigorate the car's position within the highly competitive B-segment. The upgraded Rio pairs an updated exterior and interior design with 'big car' safety and infotainment technologies. The new model also offers drivers new efficient powertrains - including Kia's first petrol 48V mild-hybrid system, equipped with one of the first applications of the company's new 'clutch-by-wire' intelligent manual transmission.
Aiways continues to accelerate its growth plans, focused on launching new markets, new products and sustainable mobility, improving the user experience, and developing the brand's digital skills. Aiways bases its growth plans on the introduction of a new model per year, and in 2022 it is the turn of the SUV coupé U6. The U6ion is a very close replica of the final model, whose production is about to start at the state-of-the-art facility in Shangrao, China. The U6ion, conceived from the outset as a coupé, exhibits sporty and vigorous lines. The fastback-style roof profile integrates a dome-shaped glazing surface that ends in a sharp-edged C-pillar. The flared rear end accentuates the visual play that starts from the prominent front fender, which incorporates a series of functional aerodynamic elements. The exclusive design of the LED headlights is combined with a daytime running light system that includes position lights and indicators. Beneath each headlight is a separate air intake that directs the flow to the braking system for cooling.