Volkswagen/Skoda/Seat DSG: What do its letters stand for, name mean?

Volkswagen/Skoda/Seat DSG: What do its letters stand for, name mean?

Posted: Oct 18, 2018

The DSG transmission is available almost every Volkswagen, Skoda and Seat model, but what does its name mean and what do the letters stand for?

Skoda Scala etymology: What does its name mean?

Skoda Scala etymology: What does its name mean?

Posted: Oct 17, 2018

The Skoda Scala will be a new Golf-class car and will replace the Rapid in the Czech company’s range, but what does its name mean?

Nissan Terra etymology: What does its name mean?

Nissan Terra etymology: What does its name mean?

Posted: Oct 5, 2018

The Nissan Terra is a rugged four-wheel drive SUV based on the Frontier/Navara pickup, but what does its name mean and where does it come from?

Seat Tarraco etymology: What does its name mean or come from?

Seat Tarraco etymology: What does its name mean or come from?

Posted: Sep 25, 2018

The Seat Tarraco is the brand’s newest crossover, and its largest with seven seats, but where does its name come from, and does it mean anything?

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?