He was also one of the first auto industry executives to recognize and pursue partnerships among business, government and communities.
As soon as the covers were pulled off the Arona, we swooped in to get the inside line from our readers – and potential SEAT customers.
Tesla has introduced a Chill Mode for its Model S and Model X electric vehicles, toning down the rapid acceleration that its EV’s are capable of.
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What lets the little Nissan down is its 0.9-litre petrol engine, our preference remember over the 1.5 diesel and the non-turbocharged 1.0 petrol. Although at cruising speeds the engine is quiet and refined, with enough thrust to make overtaking almost effortless, there just isn't enough power at lower speeds.
With it time to bid our long-term Nissan Micra a fond farewell, let's conclude whether this fifth generation car is more than just style over substance.
Or so reports BBC Sport, which says he'll race for Toyota. But wait, there's more: The BBC also says he's in talks with Toyota to drive most of the entire World Endurance Championship — while keeping his day job driving for McLaren in F1.