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2008 BMW 1-Series Convertible Officially Unveiled…Hits Dealers in Spring 2008

This summer BMW officially unveiled the all-new BMW 1-Series Coupe that we are going to get here in the US in Spring of 2008. Now BMW has unveiled the convertible version of the coupe that will be on sale at the same time as the coupe. The 1-Series Convertible is expected to have the exact same engines as the coupe...

2009 Chevrolet Traverse Crossover Caught on Video!

Thanks to the guys over at Edmunds we have a video of the upcoming 2009 Chevrolet Traverse. The Traverse is Chevy's version of the GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook and Buick Enclave crossovers. Styling is expected to be somewhat similar to its corporate cousins although the Traverse gets a very Malibu like front end. A 3.6L V6 mated to a six-speed...

Subaru Releases a Second Teaser Image of the Upcoming 2008 WRX STi

Last week Subaru released the first official teaser image of the upcoming WRX STi and today the automaker has released a second photo of the back of the car. The car is set to be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show next month so for now we must make due with two very dark photos of the car. Subaru's main...

BMW Wants to Sell 2 Million Vehicles a Year by 2020 by Adding a Fourth Brand

BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer has revealed a few of BMW's plans for th next ten plus years. The automaker has set a five year goal of selling 1.8 million vehicles per year by 2012 and 2 million vehicles by 2020. In order to reach this goal BMW plans on increasing production at its Spartanburg plant in the US and its...

2009 Toyota Matrix Gets Ready for Halloween a Month Early

Toyota recently announced that the automaker is going to unveil the all-new 2009 versions of the Corolla and Matrix at the SEMA show next month. Today, Toyota unveiled a teaser photo of the next Matrix dressed in a ghost costume. Let's hope the final styling is a lot better than the current Matrix. Rumor has it that Toyota used the...

2008 Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon Hybrid SUVs Achieve 21/22mpg

GM has been talking about their upcoming full-size SUV hybrids for a while now and there has been lots of speculation about how great they will be. Well thanks to Automotive News we now have a better idea of the improvements that the hybrid powertrain brings to the line. Both GM SUVs will achieve 21mpg in the city and 22mpg...

2009 BMW M3 Sedan and Convertible Spy Photos…They're Pretty Naked….

Thanks to Fast Lane Daily we have some new photos of the upcoming BMW M3 convertible and sedan as they were getting ready to hit the Nurburgring. Both the M3 sedan and convertible are expected to be powered by the same 400+ horsepower V8 that powers the coupe. Visit Fast Lane Daily to see more of the photos. Full Story:...

All-New Nissan GT-R Starts at $66,675 Plus Official GT-R Site Launched

Nissan has launched the official site for the upcoming GT-R that is set to be officially unveiled on October 24th, 2007. The site includes photos of past GT-R models to keep you entertained until the car is officially unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Show. GT-R Global Site Nissan is also going to start taking preorders today in Japan for the car....

STRIKE OVER: UAW and GM Reach an Agreement

The strike that involved approximately 73,000 people walking off their job two days ago has ended this morning. GM and the UAW have reached a tentative agreement and workers could return to their shifts as early as this afternoon. PRESS RELEASE: GM and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement On New National Labor Contract Company To Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Presence With Significant Future Investments Parties Also...

Acura Looks At Niche Models to Increase the Brand's Profile

Through August of this year Acura's sales are down 7.8 percent. The new MDX and RDX are doing well for the automaker, but its car models are where the improvement is needed. in order to increase the brand's profile, Acura executives are discussing the idea of bringing back the CL coupe and possibly introducing a hardtop convertible as well. According...

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