Mercedes-Benz EQC etymology: What does its name mean, letters stand for?

Mercedes-Benz EQC etymology: What does its name mean, letters stand for?

Posted: Sep 10, 2018

The Mercedes-Benz EQC is the company’s first mainstream, high volume electric vehicle. But what does its name mean, and what are the letters EQC short for?

Porsche Taycan etymology: What does its name mean and come from?

Porsche Taycan etymology: What does its name mean and come from?

Posted: Aug 11, 2018

Due on sale in 2019, and based on the Mission E concept, the Porsche Taycan is its first all-electric car, but what’s the meaning behind the name?

BYD etymology: What does its letters stand for and name mean?

BYD etymology: What does its letters stand for and name mean?

Posted: May 16, 2018

BYD is a Chinese car company that’s garnered as much attention for its electric vehicles as it has for its copycat designs, but what do the letters BYD stand for?

Rolls-Royce Cullinan etymology: What does its name mean, come from?

Rolls-Royce Cullinan etymology: What does its name mean, come from?

Posted: May 12, 2018

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan is the super-luxury brand’s first ever crossover, and departs from the company’s celestial naming theme. So, where does the name come from, and what does it mean?

Lincoln Nautilus etymology: What does its name mean and come from?

Lincoln Nautilus etymology: What does its name mean and come from?

Posted: May 7, 2018

In 2018 the second generation Lincoln MKX was facelifted, and given a new name (Lincoln Nautilus). What does its name mean? And where does it comes from?

Volkswagen Atlas: What does its name mean? Where does it come from?

Volkswagen Atlas: What does its name mean? Where does it come from?

Posted: Apr 6, 2018

Replacing the Touareg as a mainstream competitor to the Toyota Highlander, the Volkswagen Atlas has an easy to pronounce “conventional” name, but what does it mean?

What are the meanings of Porsche’s car names? From 911 to Panamera

What are the meanings of Porsche’s car names? From 911 to Panamera

Posted: Apr 1, 2018

Porsche is one of the most iconic sports car brands in the world, although half of its sales are now SUVs. What do the brand’s car names mean and where do they come from?

Volkswagen Tanoak: What does its name mean? How is it pronounced?

Volkswagen Tanoak: What does its name mean? How is it pronounced?

Posted: Mar 31, 2018

The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak is an excellently styled and attractive midsize pickup concept car, but what does its name mean and where does it come from?

Ferrari Portofino etymology: What does its name mean or come from?

Ferrari Portofino etymology: What does its name mean or come from?

Posted: Aug 29, 2017

The Ferrari Portofino is a folding hardtop convertible with a front engine 3.9-litre turbo V6 with 441kW (591hp) and 760Nm (561 lb-ft), and a 7-speed DCT.

Proton Perdana etymology: What does its name mean?

Proton Perdana etymology: What does its name mean?

Posted: Jun 30, 2017

The Proton Perdana is the Malaysian company’s largest and most luxurious sedan, but what does its name mean?