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Acura is the luxury vehicle marque of Japanese automaker Honda.
, also known as Aisin, is a Japanese corporation which develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry.
An all-wheel drive vehicle (AWD vehicle) is one with a powertrain capable of providing power to all its wheels, whether full-time or on-demand.
In the automotive industry, alloy wheels are wheels that are made from an alloy of aluminium or magnesium.
Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.
An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.
The Aisin AW TF-8# SC series is a 6-speed automatic transmission designed for use in transverse engine applications.
Besturn is an automotive marque owned by the Chinese automaker FAW Group.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
Bose Corporation is a privately held American corporation, based in Framingham, Massachusetts, that designs, develops and sells audio equipment.
Canadian Car of the Year winners, as chosen by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.
Car and Driver (CD or C/D) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.
Car and Driver 10Best is a list annually produced by Car and Driver (C/D), nominating what it considers the ten best cars of the year.
Car of the Year (COTY) is a common abbreviation for numerous awards.
A CD player is an electronic device that plays audio compact discs, which are a digital optical disc data storage format.
Changchun is the capital and largest city of Jilin Province, and is also the core city of Northeast Asia.
Cheiracanthium is a genus of spiders in the Eutichuridae family.
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.
Compañía Colombiana Automotriz S.A. was a car factory based in Bogotá, Colombia.
The Continental Irish Car of the Year (previously Semperit Irish Car of the Year) award was established in 1978 based on similar Car of the Year awards.
The IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge is a grand touring and touring car racing series run by the International Motor Sports Association.
D-segment (or large cars) is defined by the European Commission as the fourth segment in European market car classification.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
The European Car of the Year award is an international award established in 1964, by a collective of automobile magazines from different countries in Europe.
European emission standards define the acceptable limits for exhaust emissions of new vehicles sold in EU and EEA member states.
An automotive facelift (also known as mid-generational refresh, minor model change or minor model update, life cycle impulse) comprises changes to a car, truck or bus's styling during its production run – including, to highly variable degree, new sheetmetal, interior design elements or mechanical changes – allowing a carmaker to freshen a model without complete redesign.
FAW Group Corporation is a Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Changchun, Jilin, China.
Flat Rock Assembly Plant, formerly known as Ford's Michigan Casting Center (MCC) (1972–81), Mazda Motor Manufacturing USA (1987–92) and AutoAlliance International (1992–2012), is a Ford Motor Company assembly plant located at 1 International Drive in Flat Rock, Michigan in Metro Detroit.
Flat Rock is a city in Wayne County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The 4F27E is an electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission, used by Ford and Mazda.
The Ford CD3 platform (for "C/D-class") is a Ford midsize car automobile platform.
The Cyclone engine, also branded Duratec, is Ford Motor Company's latest DOHC V6 family of gasoline engines introduced in 2006.
The Ford Duratec V6, also known as the Mondeo V6 is an aluminum DOHC V6 with a 60° bank angle introduced in 1993 with the Ford Mondeo.
The Ford Edge is a mid-size crossover SUV manufactured by Ford Motor Company.
The Ford Fusion is a four-door, five passenger mid-size sedan manufactured and marketed by Ford across three generations in gasoline, gas/electric hybrid, and gas/plug-in electric hybrid variants.
The Ford Mondeo is a mid-sized or large family car manufactured by Ford since 1993.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
In non-diesel internal combustion engines, gasoline direct injection (GDI), also known as petrol direct injection, direct petrol injection, spark-ignited direct injection (SIDI) and fuel-stratified injection (FSI), is a variant of fuel injection employed in modern two-stroke and four-stroke gasoline engines.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
The International Geneva Motor Show (Salon international de l'automobile) is an annual auto show held in March in the Swiss city of Geneva.
Hands-free is an adjective describing equipment that can be used without the use of hands (for example via voice commands) or, in a wider sense, equipment which needs only limited use of hands, or for which the controls are positioned so that the hands are able to occupy themselves with another task (such as driving) without needing to hunt far afield for the controls.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.
The is a series of automobiles manufactured by Honda since 1976, best known for its four-door sedan variant, which has been one of the best-selling cars in the United States since 1989.
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
A hybrid vehicle uses two or more distinct types of power, such as internal combustion engine to drive an electric generator that powers an electric motor, e.g. in diesel-electric trains using diesel engines to drive an electric generator that powers an electric motor, and submarines that use diesels when surfaced and batteries when submerged.
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
The International Motor Show Germany or simply International Motor Show, in German known as the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA - International Automobile Exhibition), is the world's largest motor show.
, abbreviated from "Japanese Automatic Transmission COmpany", is a subsidiary of Nissan which manufactures automatic transmissions for automobiles.
Jilin, formerly romanized as Kirin is one of the three provinces of Northeast China.
The Lincoln MKX is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV manufactured and sold by Lincoln.
The Lincoln MKZ, is a four-door, five-passenger mid-size luxury sedan manufactured by Ford and marketed as the Zephyr (MY 2006) and as the MKZ (MY 2007–present) by Ford's Lincoln brand — across two generations in both gasoline and hybrid gas/electric models.
In order to use Bluetooth technology, a device must be compatible with the subset of Bluetooth profiles (often called services) necessary to use the desired services.
Nissan and its spinoff, Jatco, have produced a large number of automatic transmissions for many auto makers.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
, commonly referred to as simply Mazda, is a Japanese multinational automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The Mazda Capella is a mid-size car that was manufactured by Mazda from 1970 to 2002.
The Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover produced by Mazda starting in 2012 for the 2013 model year lineup.
The Mazda CX-7 is a mid-size crossover SUV model from Mazda, and is the production version of the MX-Crossport concept car.
The Mazda CX-9 is a mid-size crossover SUV manufactured since April 2006 by Mazda in Japan, at its Ujina 1 plant in Hiroshima Prefecture.
The Mazda Demio is a supermini manufactured and marketed globally by Mazda since 1996, currently in its fourth generation.
Mazda has a long history of building its own Diesel engines, with the exception of a few units that were built under license.
The Mazda G platform is an automobile platform for midsize cars.
The Mazda Millenia is an automobile which was manufactured by Mazda in Japan from 1993 to 2002.
The Mazda MX-5, released as the Mazda MX-5 Miata in North America and as the Eunos Roadster or Mazda Roadster in Japan, is a lightweight two-seater roadster with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout.
MZR is the brand name of a generation of Straight-4 engines engineered and built by the Mazda Motor Corporation from 2001 to the present.
The Mazda Premacy is a compact MPV that was built by the Japanese manufacturer Mazda from 1999 to 2017.
The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by the Japanese automaker Mazda between 2002 and 2012.
The Mazda Sentia is a medium rear wheel drive luxury car that was sold by Mazda in Japan from 1991 to 1999 over two generations.
The Mazda3 or Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan, a combination of "accelerate" and "excellent") is a compact car manufactured in Japan by Mazda.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
The Mercury Milan is a mid-size sedan that was marketed by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 2006 to 2011.
A mid-size car (occasionally referred to as an intermediate) is the North American/Australian standard for an automobile with a size equal to or greater than that of a compact.
A minivan (American English), people carrier (British English),, MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) or MUV (multi-utility vehicle) is a vehicle size classification describing a high-roof vehicle with a flexible interior layout.
The Moscow International Automobile Salon or MIAS (Московский Международный Автомобильный Салон) is the biennial auto show held at Crocus Expo in Moscow, Russia.
Motor Trend is an American automobile magazine.
The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series (formerly NASCAR Mexico Corona Series, NASCAR Corona Series, NASCAR Toyota Series and NASCAR Mexico Series) is a NASCAR series in Mexico.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The Opel Insignia is an mid size/large family car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel.
The Pirelli World Challenge is a North American auto racing series launched in 1990 by the Sports Car Club of America.
A keyless entry system is an electronic lock that controls access to a building or vehicle without using a traditional mechanical key.
Road & Track (R&T) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
A semi-automatic transmission (also known as a clutch-less manual transmission, auto-manual, automated manual transmission, trigger shift, flappy-paddle gear shift, Manumatic, Tiptronic, Touchshift, Geartronic, Sportronic or paddle-shift gearbox) is an automobile transmission that combines manual transmission and automatic transmission.
SKYACTIV is a brand name for a series of technologies developed by Mazda which increase fuel efficiency and engine output.
A smart key is an electronic access and authorization system that is available either as standard equipment or as an option in several car models.
Sollers, formerly known as OAO Severstal-Auto, is a Russian company holding controlling blocks of shares of OAO Ulyanovsk Automobile Works (UAZ), Zavolzhye Motor Works (ZMZ) and OAO ZMA.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.
A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.
The Subaru Legacy is a mid-size car built by Japanese automobile manufacturer Subaru since 1989.
An automotive sunroof is a movable (typically glass) panel that is operable to uncover an opening in an automobile roof, which allows light and/or fresh air to enter the passenger compartment.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The Nikkei,, is Nikkei, Inc.'s flagship publication and the world's largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding three million.
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm.
The Toyota Camry (Japanese: トヨタ・カムリ Toyota Kamuri) is an automobile sold internationally by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since 1982, spanning multiple generations.
Turbo-diesel, also written as turbodiesel and turbo diesel, refers to any diesel engine equipped with a turbocharger.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.
Vladivostok (p, literally ruler of the east) is a city and the administrative center of Primorsky Krai, Russia, located around the Golden Horn Bay, not far from Russia's borders with China and North Korea.
Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.
What Car? is a long running United Kingdom monthly automobile magazine and website, currently edited by Steve Huntingford and published by Haymarket Consumer Media.
is a prefecture of Japan in the Chūgoku region of the main island of Honshu.
The 2009 SCCA Speed World Challenge was the twentieth Speed World Challenge season.
The Mondial de l’Automobile de Paris 2012, known in English as the 2012 Paris Motor Show, took place from 29 September to 14 October 2012 at Paris Expo.
The 24 Hours of Daytona, currently known as the Rolex 24 At Daytona for sponsorship reasons, is a 24-hour sports car endurance race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.