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Volvo Use the "Cloud" to Record the Road Condition

Gothenburg,  Volvo joined the Institute of Transportation in Sweden and Norway , to build a " network " of information that is useful for security . When the car hit a potentially harmful road, such as a slick , large holes , or severely damaged , the car will send the data to the cloud and sent to the cars that would pass it .

Of course this is not easy . Cars that were sent the information must also use the same network . Cloud itself is a sort of data storage space that can be accessed anywhere through the Internet .

In more detail , the car will detect the danger of sensors which resulted in a car security system working . For example, slippery road that makes the wheels stabilizing system work . From here the data will be processed and sent immediately to the Cloud .

The processed data can also be sent to the authorities that regulate the highway safety . The information will be sent very quickly and make the workers pay special attention at a dangerous points.

Currently , Volvo is testing this technology to operate 50 car , which is considered to represent the number of function information , and the benchmark also the growth target of this technology in the forward .
 
source: carscoops.com

The Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport. There is a main factor that makes this segment B compact SUV was coming and began to receive by the market , the need for a car as the urban lifestyle, as a compact vehicle that is practical for urban to get activity .
Graham Pearson , Ford Asia Pacific Vehicle Line Director , said that the growth in B segment vehicles is expected to reach 2 million units by 2015. Even that figure will jump to 8 million units globally until the middle of this decade .
"60-70 percent the growth will come in the Asia Pacific region . And small SUV will contribute the most" said Pearson.
Today more and more people in urban areas need
multifunctional SUV to support their lifestyle, expected for urban, SUV that also have many facilities to facilitate everyday life.
To be presented to the Asia Pacific region, Ford really tight to test the fit with local consumers , although EcoSports predicated as a global car .
" After testing , this vehicle has the right size for consumers in Asia . Flexibility and practicality will be very useful , not only for urban exploring the narrow alleys , but also drove in congestion , " said Pearson .
The test was already done for months to reach 2 million kilometers . Test sites not only in Asia but also in North America , South America , and even Europe .
EcoSport certainly solid and strong, because it has been through the extreme field with temperatures between minus 25 to 50 degrees Celsius, also climbed to 4300 meters above sea level .

Volvo Ready to Introduce the New Concept Coupe

Gothenburg- Swedish manufacturer, Volvo seemed  does not want to stop to provide the new options for automotive enthusiasts around the world.

This time Volvo also showed the latest image, XC Coupe concept car, which is ready to be exhibited at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2014.
New Concept Coupe reportedly will form XC90 XC, and ready for sale by the end of 2014.

Volvo also says the design that given this time would be a benchmark of Volvo design in the future.

Concept XC is the second model from the three study designs that have been planned by Volvo, which is directly handled by the new Volvo design boss, Thomas Ingenlath.

Unfortunately, exactly not yet known what the machine will be inserted. So the lover must be wait patiently.

The New Lexus CT 200h

Luxury car brand, Lexus ready to show the new face of Lexus CT 200h . This hybrid hatchback is expected to have a fresh look.According to the plan , Lexus will show the facelift of the CT 200h at the Guangzhou Motor Show in China by the end of this month. As a warm up, the pictures of this car has been deployed by Lexus . 

In the picture, it looks that Lexus changed some parts of the car , though not too much . The biggest change seems on the frontage . 

The bumper design was slightly different from the typical form of the Lexus grille . On the other side, the rear bumper has also been revised due to the application of new design alloy rims.While inside the cabin , is not yet known. So is this car's specifications. 

Currently, the Lexus CT 200h powered by 1.8-liter gasoline engine with 98 bhp, combined with electric motor 80 bhp powered .With this engine, the Lexus CT 200h claims could reached level of efficiency to 31.58 km / liter .

Ford Will Launches Cheap Car in 2015

A few times ago, Ford has officially changed the name of the car which will be marketed as a cheap car that named Ford Figo into Ford KA. Ford party officially announced that the presence of this car in European market in the next 2015.
 
Increasing the competition in the class of mini city car, the Ford KA concept that was introduced in Brazil last month, will be an upgraded version of its predecessor. However, it will present a 5-door car with smaller size and cheaper price.

Although its smaller size compared to generally city car size, Ford KA still adopting technology and advanced features such as in the other Ford cars. An example is the Ford SYNC voice control features and AppLink that regulate connectivity and in-car entertainment systems.

Ford KA not only be sold in Europe, but also in Asia. This car is expected to reach more popularity than the Ford Figo in India.